Anaesthesia at a Glance

Author: Julian Stone,William Fawcett

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405187565

Category: Medical

Page: 88

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Anaesthesia at a Glance is a brand new title that provides a concise and visually-orientated summary of a comprehensive lecture course in anaesthesia. Ideal for clinical undergraduate medical students and Foundation Programme doctors undertaking anaesthesia attachments, it gives a systematic, broad view of anaesthesia in various specialties, taking the reader through preparation, management and the pharmacology behind anaesthetic medicine. Anaesthesia at a Glance is supported by a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/anaesthesia containing interactive multiple-choice questions and answers together with a selection of interactive cases – perfect for study and revision. Whether you want to refresh your knowledge or need a thorough overview of the specialty, Anaesthesia at a Glance presents all the vital clinical information you need.
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Prescribing at a Glance

Author: Sarah Ross

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118257294

Category: Medical

Page: 96

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The principles of drug therapies are fundamental to medical practitioners in all branches; but are often difficult to get to grips with. Prescribing at a Glance addresses the most common uses of prescription drugs, and follows progress from dose calculation, administration to monitoring the effects in the treatments of major presenting problems. With a focus on prescribing, this user-friendly guide helps practitioners to develop crucial knowledge and skills, including establishing accurate drug histories, planning appropriate therapies, writing safe and legal prescriptions, critically appraising the prescribing of others, patient support, accessing reliable information about medicines, and detecting adverse drug reactions. Prescribing at a Glance:: Features detailed and high-quality colour illustrations throughout Includes examples of common prescribing errors, practice prescriptions and calculations Follows the structure of the WHO Good Prescribing Guide, and corresponds to the core curriculum of the British Pharmacological Society Is the perfect guide to help you prepare for the Prescribing Skills Assessment (PSA) Includes a companion website featuring interactive MCQs and cases, available at www.ataglanceseries.com/prescribing From the series that brought you Medical Pharmacology at a Glance, and designed to help those in the later stages of their medical training become adept at the skills required for a vital yet often confusing subject – Prescribing at a Glance will help you fill in any knowledge gaps with simple step-by-step instructions, and clear, easy-to-remember guidelines.
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Medical Pharmacology at a Glance, Custom

Author: Michael J. Neal

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444327232

Category: Medical

Page: 120

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The at a Glance series is popular among medical students and junior doctors for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations. Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with colour summary diagrams on the left page and explanatory text on the right. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory subject texts or for revision purposes, and are useful throughout medical school and beyond. Everything you need to know about Medical Pharmacology...at a Glance! Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and in full-colour, Medical Pharmacology at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Reflecting changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of medical pharmacology to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. Medical Pharmacology at a Glance: Addresses the key principles of medical pharmacology that are central to medicine Contains full-colour artwork throughout, making the subject easy to understand Presents schematic diagrams on the left page and concise explanations on the right Contains 10 self-assessment cases Explains the mechanisms involved in pharmacological processes and covers the mode of action and effects of drugs in clinical medicine Discusses the mechanisms of action of each drug, indicating the therapeutics of choice for specific conditions Covers basic principles of drug action; drug-receptor interactions; drug absorption, distribution and excretion; drug metabolism; how drugs act on specific body systems; and how drugs are used in a variety of common complaints Includes the latest changes in pharmacology and the British Pharmacological Society Core Curriculum This book is an invaluable resource for all medical students just starting their study of medical pharmacology and for those approaching finals, for pharmacology students, junior doctors and residents.
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Perioperative Practice at a Glance

Author: Paul Wicker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118842154

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series comes this new title on all aspects of caring for patients in the perioperative environment. From pre-operative care, through the anaesthetic and surgical phases to post-operation and recovery, this easy-to-read, quick-reference resource uses the unique at a Glance format to quickly convey need-to-know information in both images and text, allowing vital knowledge to be revised promptly and efficiently. Brings together all aspects of perioperative practice in one easy-to-read book Moves through the patient journey, providing support to perioperative practitioners in all aspects of their role Covers key information on perioperative emergencies Includes material on advanced skills to support Advanced Practitioners Each topic is covered in two pages, allowing for easy revision and reference This is a must-have resource for operating department practitioners and students, theatre nurses and nursing students, and trainee surgeons and anaesthetists.
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Medical Pharmacology at a Glance

Author: Michael J. Neal

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470657898

Category: Medical

Page: 120

View: 8971

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Widely recognised as the best starting point for pharmacology study, the internationally best-selling Medical Pharmacology at a Glance is an ideal companion for all students of the health sciences. Key principles are supported by coloured schematic diagrams - invaluable as both an introduction to medical pharmacology, and revision in the run-up to pharmacology exams. Revised and thoroughly updated throughout, and reflecting changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, Medical Pharmacology at a Glance: Introduces the basic principles of drug action, interaction, absorption and excretion Bases chapters on diseases and syndromes, for clinically-focused learning Includes references to the pathophysiology of disease, to aid understanding of drug choice and action Indicates the therapeutics of choice for specific disorders and conditions Features cross references between discussion of drug classes and diseases Includes self-assessment cases studies with full answers, for revision and review Features a new chapter on immunosuppressants and antirheumatoid drugs Now includes a brand new companion website, with cases and fully downloadable flashcards, at www.ataglanceseries.com/pharmacology
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Acute and Critical Care Medicine at a Glance

Author: Richard M. Leach

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444327224

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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The at a Glance series is popular among medical students and junior doctors for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations. Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with colour summary diagrams on the left page and explanatory text on the right. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory subject texts or for revision purposes, and are useful throughout medical school and beyond. Everything you need to know about Acute and Critical Care Medicine...at a Glance! Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and now in full-colour, Acute and Critical Care Medicine at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Fully revised and updated to reflect changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of Acute and Critical Care Medicine to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. This new edition of Acute and Critical Care Medicine at a Glance: Provides a brief and straightforward, yet rapid, introduction to care of the critically ill that can be easily assimilated prior to starting a new job or clinical attachment Encompasses the clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic skills required to manage acutely ill patients in a variety of settings Includes assessment of the acutely unwell patient, monitoring, emergency resuscitation, oxygenation, circulatory support, methods of ventilation and management of a wide variety of medical and surgical emergencies Includes new chapters on fluid management, oxygenation, non-invasive ventilation, recognition of the seriously ill patient and hospital-acquired infections This book is an invaluable resource for all undergraduates in medicine, as well as clinical medical students, junior doctors, nurses caring for acutely-ill patients and paramedics. Pre-publication reviews: "The material forms an excellent basis for junior doctors in critical care and anaesthesia to get a good grounding in the subject, without appearing too scary." –Senior House Officer "The system-based approach...provides excellent reference material when studying a particular subject, allowing the reader to easily delve into the book when necessary, without having to read from cover-to-cover. It is an excellent revision aid.... Much time has gone into eliminating superfluous data so maximal essential information can be conveyed quickly." –UCL student
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Minor Surgery at a Glance

Author: Helen Mohan,Desmond Winter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118561449

Category: Medical

Page: 120

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Minor Surgery at a Glance is an essential companion for those who wish to learn or familiarise themselves with minor surgery, including trainees and practising surgeons, dermatologists, GPs, and emergency medicine physicians. Covering the basic principles of minor surgery, as well as offering an overview of techniques and common procedures accompanied by step-by-step illustrations, this book also provides concise summaries of vital information and the clinical practicalities. Providing an accessible and practical introduction to a rapidly expanding area of practice, Minor Surgery at a Glance is ideal for medical students, foundation programme doctors, and trainees in a wide variety of disciplines who perform minor operations.
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Surgery at a Glance

Author: Pierce A. Grace,Neil R. Borley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118272196

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 3945

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This new edition of Surgery at a Glance provides aconcise and visually-orientated summary of a comprehensive lecturecourse in surgery. Following the easy-to-use at a Glanceformat, each topic is presented with clear illustrations and keyfacts encapsulating all that you need to know. The book is coherently divided into clinical presentationsfollowed by major surgical conditions. Exploring core principalsand important diseases, it is an accessible companion to anysurgery core text, and is ideally placed to support the currentcurriculum. Surgery at a Glance: • Features brand new chapters on Orthopaedics andupdates on the management of surgical conditions • Includes more revision-friendly elements for quickreference • Is fully supported by a resource website at ahref="http://www.testgeneralsurgery.com/"www.testgeneralsurgery.com/acontaining both MCQs and short answer questions
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Dentistry at a Glance

Author: Elizabeth Kay

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118629523

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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A fully illustrated, concise and accessible introduction to the study of dentistry Central title in the At a Glance series for dentistry students Covers the entire undergraduate clinical dentistry curriculum Topics presented as clear double-page spreads in the recognizable At a Glance style Contributions from leading figures across the field of dentistry Companion website with self-assessment MCQs and further reading
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