How to Complete a PhD in the Medical and Clinical Sciences

How to Complete a PhD in the Medical and Clinical Sciences

Filled with useful hints, tips, and practical guidance, the book covers key topics relevant to a PhD researcher such as publishing and presenting, core principles and techniques in medical science, dealing with common pitfalls, and how to ...

Author: Ashton Barnett-Vanes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119189626

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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How to Complete a PhD in the Medical and Clinical Sciences provides fresh insight into the PhD process and a concise framework to aid current and prospective students undertaking research in the medical and clinical sciences. Filled with useful hints, tips, and practical guidance, the book covers key topics relevant to a PhD researcher such as publishing and presenting, core principles and techniques in medical science, dealing with common pitfalls, and how to write up and move on. Featuring contributions from authors with experience across the PhD research career spectrum, How to Complete a PhD in the Medical and Clinical Sciences is an invaluable resource for those undertaking their doctoral studies.
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How to Complete a PhD in the Medical and Clinical Sciences

How to Complete a PhD in the Medical and Clinical Sciences

Consequently, it is common for medical science PhD applicants to prepare multiple applications for a range of suitable projects, or alternatively, ...

Author: Ashton Barnett-Vanes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119189619

Category: Medical

Page: 176

View: 949

How to Complete a PhD in the Medical and Clinical Sciences provides fresh insight into the PhD process and a concise framework to aid current and prospective students undertaking research in the medical and clinical sciences. Filled with useful hints, tips, and practical guidance, the book covers key topics relevant to a PhD researcher such as publishing and presenting, core principles and techniques in medical science, dealing with common pitfalls, and how to write up and move on. Featuring contributions from authors with experience across the PhD research career spectrum, How to Complete a PhD in the Medical and Clinical Sciences is an invaluable resource for those undertaking their doctoral studies.
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Bridging Disciplines in the Brain Behavioral and Clinical Sciences

Bridging Disciplines in the Brain  Behavioral  and Clinical Sciences

Institute of Medicine, Division of Neuroscience and Behavioral Health, Committee on Building Bridges in the Brain, Behavioral, and Clinical Sciences Leon ...

Author: Institute of Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309070782

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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Interdisciplinary research is a cooperative effort by a team of investigators, each an expert in the use of different methods and concepts, who have joined in an organized program to attack a challenging problem. Each investigator is responsible for the research in their area of discipline that applies to the problem, but together the investigators are responsible for the final product. The need for interdisciplinary training activities has been detailed over the last 25 years in both public and private reports. The history of science and technology has even shown the important advances that arose from interdisciplinary research, including plate tectonics which brought together geologists, oceanographers, paleomagnetists, seismologists, and geophysicists to advance the ability to forecast earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. In recognition of this, the need to train scientists who can address the highly complex problems that challenge us today and fully use new knowledge and technology, and the fact that cooperative efforts have proved difficult, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), the National Institute on Nursing Research (NINR), and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) requested that an Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee be created to complete several tasks including: examining the needs and strategies for interdisciplinary training in the brain, behavioral, social, and clinical sciences, defining necessary components of true interdisciplinary training in these areas, and reviewing current educational and training programs to identify elements of model programs that best facilitate interdisciplinary training. Bridging Disciplines in the Brain, Behavioral, and Clinical Sciences provides the conclusions and recommendations of this committee. Due to evaluations of the success of interdisciplinary training programs are scarce, the committee could not specify the "necessary components" or identify the elements that "best facilitate" interdisciplinary training. However, after reviewing existing programs and consulting with experts, the committee identified approaches likely to be successful in providing direction for interdisciplinary endeavors at various career stages. This report also includes interviews, training programs, and workshop agendas used.
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Kirk s Current Veterinary Therapy XV E Book

Kirk s Current Veterinary Therapy XV   E Book

Andrea N. Johnston, DVM, DACVIM Clinical Instructor Clinical Sciences College of ... PhD, MRCVS Resident Small Animal Internal Medicine Clinical Sciences ...

Author: John D. Bonagura

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323227629

Category: Medical

Page: 1456

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Written by today s leading experts, Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy, Volume XV keeps you completely current with the latest in disease management for dogs and cats. It uses a clear and practical approach to medical disorders; the typical chapter includes both a brief guide to diagnosis and a detailed discussion of therapy. You ll gain quick access to information such as critical care; infectious, toxicologic, and dermatologic disorders; and diseases of the gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, reproductive, neurologic,and ophthalmologic systems. From editors John Bonagura and David Twedt plus hundreds of expert contributors, Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy enhances your skills in evidence-based treatment planning. "For the practitioner who wants to keep abreast of current therapies for a wide range of topics, ... CVT is the perfect reference ." Reviewed by: Ryan Ong, WAVES Veterinary Hospital on behalf of Australian Veterinary Hospital, March 2015 Authoritative, easy-to-read coverage includes a brief approach to diagnosis with detailed discussions of the latest therapies. An organ-system organization and a convenient index make it easy to find solutions for specific disorders. Treatment algorithms help you manage patients with difficult medical problems. A handy Table of Common Drugs, updated by Dr. Mark Papich, offers a quick reference to dosage information. 365 illustrations depict the pathophysiologic basis for therapy or show the management of a defined condition. A companion website includes valuable information still relevant from CVT XIV, an index, and drug formulary, all fully searchable; a collection of 300 images; references that link to PubMed; and clinical references on laboratory test procedures and interpretation, normal reference ranges, conversion tables, and more. Concise chapters are only 2-5 pages in length, saving you time in finding essential information. Expert contributors and editors provide scientific, up-to-date coverage of clinically useful topics, including broad, traditional, and controversial subjects. References indicate related material from earlier volumes of Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy. NEW chapters cover the most important, emerging information on current diagnostic, treatment, and preventive challenges in today’s veterinary practice. A new section on feline and canine nutrition covers important issues in nutritional health. 50 new chapter authors join hundreds of expert international contributors, all of whom are leading authorities in their fields. NEW! Availability as Pageburst ebook allows you digital access to this volume along with your library of other Elsevier references.
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Clinical Veterinary Advisor E Book

Clinical Veterinary Advisor   E Book

... BVSc, PhD, DACVS Clinical Associate Professor Large Animal Surgery Department of Clinical Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine North Carolina State ...

Author: David Wilson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781437714494

Category: Medical

Page: 1104

View: 606

No other equine quick reference comes close to providing this much accurate, timely, and clinically useful diagnostic and therapeutic information. Clinical Veterinary Advisor: The Horse is six books in one -- Diseases and Disorders, Procedures and Techniques, Differential Diagnosis, Laboratory Tests, Clinical Algorithms, and a Drug Formulary. Plus, a companion website gives you convenient, searchable access to the full text and other useful tools. Covering hundreds of current topics in a concise at-a-glance format, this authoritative resource from David A. Wilson, DVM and a group of respected contributors is a must-have guide for the busy equine or mixed-practice practitioner. A consistent, easy-reference format allows for quick retrieval of practical, clinical information. A wealth of high-quality illustrations clearly demonstrates key concepts and procedures. Concise, at-a-glance format offers six books in one with these sections: Diseases and Disorders provides at-a-glance coverage of nearly 500 common medical problems, arranged alphabetically for immediate access. Each entry presents the topic in the sequence it follows clinically, including: history and physical exam findings, diagnostic testing, treatment (including specific medications and dosages), prognosis, and recommended monitoring. References for each topic support the data presented. Procedures and Techniques offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for understanding and performing over 100 important clinical procedures. Differential Diagnosis displays nearly every possible cause for 65 different clinical disorders. Laboratory Tests summarizes essential information needed for interpreting 110 laboratory tests. Clinical Algorithms provides easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance to clinical assessment and treatment planning for 50 of the most common clinical conditions/disorders. Drug Formulary is a compilation of dosages and other relevant information by expert Nathan Slovis, DVM for 145 new and current medications. A companion website includes the complete text of the book in a fully searchable format, which allows quick access to any topic and its related information in the six different sections. The website also includes a searchable drug formulary, a color image collection, clinical algorithms, and 50 client education sheets available in both English and Spanish.
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Clinical Studies in Medical Biochemistry

Clinical Studies in Medical Biochemistry

D. Department of Medicine Center for Clinical Pharmacology Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Los Angeles, California MARK R. BURGE, M.D. Department of Internal ...

Author: Robert H. Glew

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195176872

Category: Medical

Page: 373

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Uses a case-study approach to present the core principles of biochemistry and molecular biology in the context of human disease to students who will be involved in patient care. Each chapter provides a specific patient report that includes the relevant history, pertinent clinical laboratory data, physical findings, and subsequent diagnosis.
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Cornell University Courses of Study

Cornell University Courses of Study

Casey , James W. , Ph.D. , U. of Chicago . Assoc . Prof. , Microbiology and
Immunology Center , Sharon A. , D.V.M. , U. of California at Davis . Prof. , Clinical
Sciences Cerione , Richard A. , Ph.D. , Rutgers U. Prof. , Molecular Medicine
Chang ...

Author: Cornell University

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924089539716

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Large Animal Internal Medicine E Book

Large Animal Internal Medicine   E Book

Padraic Martin Dixon, MVB, PhD, MRCVS, Dip EVDC (Equine), FRCVS Professor of Equine Surgery Division of Veterinary Clinical Studies The University of ...

Author: Bradford P. Smith

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323554442

Category: Medical

Page: 1712

View: 517

NEW! Global conditions of importance are covered, including those previously not discussed, that exist in Europe, Central and South America, Australia, and New Zealand. NEW! Coverage of emerging and re-emerging diseases includes the new pathogen discovery. NEW! Assessment of vaccination status and susceptibility to infection discusses how antibody titers can predict protection for some pathogens. NEW! Description of epigenetics and metagenomics provides detailed coverage of these emerging areas of interest. NEW! Table of zoonoses obtained from large animals includes symptoms and disinfection needs. NEW! Coverage of genetic disorders, Hydrocephalus in Fresians and Pulmonary hypoplasia with Anasarca in Dexter cattle help you to treat these disorders. NEW! Extensively updated content clarifies the latest research and clinical findings on the West Nile Virus, therapeutic drug monitoring, muscle disorders, GI microbiota, the genetic basis for Immune-mediated myositis in Quarter Horses, discoveries in antimicrobial drugs, anthelmintic, and vaccines, and more!
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The Great Ideas of Clinical Science

The Great Ideas of Clinical Science

Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, and the International Society of ... Scott D. Siegel is completing his Ph.D. in clinical health psychology at the ...

Author: Scott O. Lilienfeld

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135930172

Category: Psychology

Page: 448

View: 277

The idea that there is a fundamental rift between researchers and practitioners should not come as a surprise to anyone familiar with the current literature, trends, and general feelings in the field of clinical psychology. Central to this scientist-practitioner gap is an underlying disagreement over the nature of knowledge - namely that while some individuals point to research studies as the foundation of truth, others argue that clinical experience offers a more adequate understanding of the causes, assessment, and treatment of mental illness. The Great Ideas of Clinical Science is an ambitious attempt to dig beneath these fundamental differences, and reintroduce the reader to unifying principles often overlooked by students and professionals alike. The editors have identified 17 such universals, and have pulled together a group of the most prolific minds in the field to present the philosophical, methodological, and conceptual ideas that define the state of the field. Each chapter focuses on practical as well as conceptual points, offering valuable insight to practicing clinicians, researchers, and teachers of any level of experience. Written for student, practitioner, researcher, and educated layperson, this integrative volume aims to facilitate communication among all mental health professionals and to narrow the scientist-practitioner gap.
Categories: Psychology

Equine Clinical Immunology

Equine Clinical Immunology

... College of Veterinary Medicine University of Georgia Athens, Georgia Angela I. Bordin, DVM, MS, PhD Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences College ...

Author: M. Julia B. Felippe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118559000

Category: Medical

Page: 344

View: 323

Equine Clinical Immunology offers comprehensive information on equine immunological disorders. • Provides a complete, equine-specific reference on clinical immunology • Focuses on clinically relevant information for the diagnosis and treatment of horses with immune disorders • Illustrates the concepts discussed using drawings, photographs, and tables • Presents key concepts, clinical assessment information, and treatment approaches in text boxes for ease of use • Offers a practical, clinically oriented approach ideal for equine specialists
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Saunders Comprehensive Review of the NAVLE E Book

Saunders Comprehensive Review of the NAVLE   E Book

... Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences School of Veterinary Medicine Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana Jon S. Patterson, DVM, PhD, ...

Author: Patricia Schenck

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781437714487

Category: Medical

Page: 720

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For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Two randomized, 360-question sample exams are available when this title is purchased as a print book (ISBN: 978-1-4160-2926-7). Don't leave your performance on the NAVLE® to chance! With so many ways to review for the veterinary board exam, studying is easy with Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NAVLE® -- and it's a smart investment! In-depth coverage of essential information in each of the major veterinary disciplines ensures that you are studying with the best veterinary board review book available. Written by noted educator Patricia Schenck to follow NAVLE® specifications, this is a valuable resource created specifically to help with NAVLE® exam preparation. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. NAVLE is a registered trademark owned by the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. This publication is not licensed by, endorsed by, or affiliated with the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. Exam-based structure familiarizes you with the content you will see on the veterinary board exam and builds your knowledge step-by-step. Convenient, point-by-point outline format highlights the most essential data to streamline your NAVLE® exam preparation. Illustrations clarify and support key points. Case-based study questions test you on the clinical situations you will be challenged with on the exam and in practice. Answer key with rationales explains the logic behind each answer and reinforces important principles.
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Canine and Feline Gastroenterology E Book

Canine and Feline Gastroenterology   E Book

Olivier Dossin, DVM, PhD, DECVIM-CA Associate Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine Department of Clinical Sciences—Clinical Research Unit National ...

Author: Robert J. Washabau

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781437703023

Category: Medical

Page: 1024

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A comprehensive reference standard for the discipline, Canine and Feline Gastroenterology covers the biology, pathobiology, and diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal, pancreatic, and hepatobiliary systems. An international team of experts, including 85 authors from 17 different countries, led by Robert Washabau and Michael Day, covers everything from minor problems such as adverse food reactions to debilitating inflammatory, infectious, metabolic, and neoplastic diseases of the digestive system. This authoritative text utilizes an evidence-based approach to reflect the latest science and research, complemented by principles of problem solving, algorithms to improve clinical diagnoses, and extensive full-color illustrations. For generalists and specialists alike, this gastroenterology reference should be part of every serious practitioner's professional library. A comprehensive, 928-page reference standard covers the discipline of canine and feline gastroenterology. An international focus is provided by 85 authors from 17 different countries, including renowned experts in veterinary gastroenterology, internal medicine, pathology, clinical pathology, radiology, and infectious disease. Coverage of the entire breadth and depth of gastroenterology ranges from biology to pathobiology, as well as diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal, pancreatic, and hepatobiliary systems. Current information on GI microflora, immunology, cellular growth, and systems integration provides a foundation for treating clinical problems. Coverage of diseases in dogs and cats includes the oral cavity, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, colon, anorectum, liver and biliary tract, exocrine pancreas, peritoneum, and associated vasculature. A focus on patient management examines the full range of procedures and techniques essential to diagnosis and treatment from clinical signs and diagnosis to nutritional support and pharmacologic management of disease. Clear explanations of current diagnostic modalities include laboratory tests, molecular methods, diagnostic imaging, endoscopy, and histopathology, also showing how to interpret and utilize results. A strong clinical approach emphasizes need-to-know information for managing the common and not-so-common G.I. clinical problems of everyday practice. Full-color photographs and illustrations depict concepts, conditions, and procedures. An evidence-based medicine perspective reflects the latest research as well as the modern practice of veterinary medicine. Logical, coherent, and consistent internal organization makes this a reader-friendly edition. Problem-based algorithms help in diagnosing every G.I. clinical problem from A to Z. A stand-alone section on the pharmacologic approach to G.I. disease offers quick and easy drug reference.
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Clinical Veterinary Advisor E Book

Clinical Veterinary Advisor   E Book

... Medicine Department of Clinical Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine ... California Richard A. LeCouteur, DVM, BVSc, PhD, DACVIM, DECVN Professor ...

Author: Etienne Cote

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323240741

Category: Medical

Page: 1680

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No other quick reference comes close in covering the diagnosis and treatment of hundreds of diseases in dogs and cats. Etienne Cote's Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 2nd Edition is like six books in one -- with concise topics within sections on diseases and disorders, procedures and techniques, differential diagnosis, laboratory tests, clinical algorithms, and a drug formulary. Revised from cover to cover, this edition includes dozens of new topics. It also includes free access to a fully searchable companion website featuring an electronic version of the text, all of the book's images, a searchable drug formulary, and 150 Client Education Sheets in both English and Spanish. Section I: Diseases and Disorders provides at-a-glance coverage of nearly 800 common medical problems, arranged alphabetically for immediate access. Entries include a definition, synonyms, epidemiology, clinical presentation, etiology and pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, workup, treatment, prognosis and outcome, plus pearls and considerations. Concise descriptions simplify diagnosis and treatment. Section II: Procedures and Techniques offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for understanding and performing 111 important clinical procedures. Section III: Differential Diagnosis displays nearly every possible cause for 260 different clinical disorders. Section IV: Laboratory Tests summarizes essential information needed for interpreting more than 150 lab tests. Section V: Clinical Algorithms provides decision trees for the diagnostic and therapeutic decision-making processes involved in managing 91 of the most common clinical conditions/disorders. Section VI: Drug Formulary is a compilation of dosages and other relevant information for more than 300 new and current medications. 410 illustrations and photographs depict disease processes and related concepts. A companion website includes the complete text of the book in a fully searchable format, allowing quick access to information, and all of the book's images. It also includes 150 Client Education Sheets, each available in both English and Spanish. Clinical guidance added to diseases and disorders chapters helps you select appropriate tests and treatments for each case. 50 new client "how-to" handouts are added for a total of 150 client education sheets, helping to improve outcomes by informing clients. Technician Tips are inserted throughout nearly 800 diseases and disorders, providing specialized information for veterinary technicians. Enhanced electronic image collection on the companion website includes color images and additional figures not found in the text.
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Current Therapy in Equine Medicine E Book

Current Therapy in Equine Medicine   E Book

Vincent Gerber, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DECEIM, FVH Lecturer and Head Equine Internal Medicine Equine Clinic Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences ...

Author: N. Edward Robinson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781437710090

Category: Medical

Page: 1104

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Stay up-to-date on the latest advances and current issues in equine medicine with this handy reference for the busy equine practitioner, large animal veterinarian, or student. This edition of Current Therapy in Equine Medicine brings you thorough coverage and expert advice on selected topics in areas that have seen significant advances in the last 5 years. Content emphasizes the practical aspects of diagnosis and treatment and provides details for therapeutic regimens. Arranged primarily by body system, the text also features sections on infectious diseases, foal diseases, nutrition, and toxicology. With this cutting-edge information all in one reliable source, you’ll increase your awareness of key therapies in less time. Focuses on the latest therapy for equine diseases, emphasizing detailed discussions and the most reliable and current information. Organized approach to important problems brings you up-to-date, practical information organized by organ system. Concise, easy-to-read format saves you time; most articles provide essential information in 2 to 5 pages. Renowned group of contributors share their expertise on the timely topics you need to know about. Photos enhance information. Line drawings illustrate important concepts. NEW! Emerging topics include issues such as disinfection in equine hospitals; complimentary modalities to traditional medicine; chemotherapy for oncological diseases; and protecting yourself with medical records. Each section has NEW topics including medical management of critically ill foals in the field; oral cavity masses; radiology of sinuses and teeth; biochemical tests for myocardial injury; protozoal myeloencephalitis update; management of bladder uroliths; skin grafting; managing the high-risk pregnancy; shock wave therapy; and more!
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Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult

Blackwell s Five Minute Veterinary Consult

PhD, Diplomate ACT Professor Department of Clinical Studies School of Veterinary Medicine St. George's University St. George's, Grenada SHEILA LAVERTY, MVB, ...

Author: Jean-Pierre Lavoie

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470961193

Category: Medical

Page: 912

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Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Equine, Second Edition is a concise, comprehensive resource for all topics related to equine medicine. Now fully revised and updated, this authoritative quick reference provides thorough coverage of practical information, arranged alphabetically for efficient searching. Bringing together the expert knowledge of 175 contributors, the popular Five-Minute Veterinary Consult format allows rapid access to complete coverage of nearly 500 diseases and conditions seen in the horse. This reference is an essential tool for students and practicing veterinarians to quickly diagnose and treat equine patients.
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Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary E Book

Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary E Book

... DACVD Clinical Professor of Dermatology Department of Medical Sciences Madison ... Wisconsin USA Subhadra Gunawardana DVM, PhD Associate Professor ...

Author: Virginia P. Studdert

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702074646

Category: Medical

Page: 1312

View: 448

Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary, 5th Edition includes the veterinary technical and scientific words and phrases you might encounter in practice. With well over 60,000 main and subentries including large animals, small animals, and exotics, presented in a user-friendly format, the fifth edition continues its legacy as the most comprehensive dictionary reference in the veterinary field. Completely revised and updated for today's veterinary team, it now includes an all-new companion Evolve site, which hosts an audio glossary of 1,200 common veterinary terms and an image collection featuring high-quality images from the book. The online site also includes printable appendices with essential reference information including conversion charts and blood groups of domestic animals. More than 60,000 main entries and subentries are included, making this the most comprehensive dictionary covering the whole range of veterinary medicine including large and small animals and exotic pets. Pronunciation of key terms is indicated by a phonetic respelling that appears in parentheses immediately following main entries. High-quality, color illustrations aid further understanding of important terminology. Color design and format help you find key information at a glance. Extensive appraisal, clarification, and focusing of entries to reflect current practice. Extensive contributions from internationally acknowledged expert consultants. UPDATED and NEW! Updated and all-new terminology from the latest research, including updated taxonomy in virology and bacteriology, ensures this invaluable reference is up-to-date. NEW! Updated images ensure you receive the most current and pertinent illustrations that identify and highlight specific terms. NEW! An all-new suite of online features including printable appendices with essential veterinary reference information, an image collection with 1,000 high-quality images, and an audio glossary with more than 1,200 common veterinary terms. NEW! A new co-editor and new expert contributors from around the world provide updates on the latest advances in the field of veterinary science.
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Withrow and MacEwen s Small Animal Clinical Oncology E Book

Withrow and MacEwen s Small Animal Clinical Oncology   E Book

... DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Internal Medicine) Professor of Immunology Department of Clinical Sciences Flint Animal Cancer Center, Colorado State University Fort ...

Author: David M. Vail

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323594974

Category: Medical

Page: 864

View: 880

Considered the definitive reference on canine and feline oncology, Withrow & MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology, 6th Edition focuses on the most effective, cutting-edge techniques. This comprehensive textbook gives you a complete understanding of cancer in dogs and cats — what it is, how to diagnose it, and how to treat many of the most common cancers encountered in clinical practice today. The thoroughly updated sixth edition includes information on the complications of cancer, pain management, and the latest treatment modalities — preparing general practitioners to diagnose and treat pets rather than referring them to a specialist. With important updates on recently approved and in-development drugs, and new co-authors adding their own unique perspectives, this user-friendly text is a must-have resource for current, evidence-based therapeutic strategies on canine and feline oncology. Cutting-edge information on the complications of cancer, pain management, and the latest treatment modalities prepares you to diagnose and treat pets with cancer rather than refer cases to a specialist. Each contributor is a recognized expert in his or her specialty, reflecting the most current information by highly respected experts in the field of veterinary oncology. Full-color format provides you with accurate visual depictions of specific diseases and procedures, enhances visual appeal, and is used functionally in tables and boxes to highlight key information. A systems approach to the diagnosis and management of cancer facilitates access to information about the many malignancies affecting small animal patients. Discussion of compassion and supportive care for the management of pain, nutritional needs, and grief includes methods for handling the pet’s pain and nutritional complications as well as the pet owner’s grief when treatment is not successful. Comprehensive references at the end of each chapter and topic ensures you can be confident the information provided is accurate and up to date. Helpful drug formularies provide quick access to information on indications, toxicities, and recommended dosages for chemotherapeutic and analgesic drugs used in cancer treatment. Chemotherapy protocols are included when case studies prove clinical efficacy. Information on the best interventional techniques is quickly accessible all in one chapter. Nearly 400 color images provide accurate depictions of specific diseases and procedures. Focus on the most effective treatment options saves time by emphasizing proven treatment options that have been vetted by experts in the field. NEW! Expert co-authors and contributors bring a valuable perspective with research experience. NEW! Thoroughly UPDATED content includes important updates on recently approved and in-development veterinary cancer drugs, and critical advances in radiation delivery.
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Equine Infectious Diseases

Equine Infectious Diseases

... Equine Medical Center Loomis, California Coccidioidomycosis Ashley E. Hill, DVM, MPVM, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Clinical Sciences Colorado ...

Author: Maureen T. Long

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781416024064

Category: Medical

Page: 653

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Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "easy access to an extensive list of references and links to the original abstract and related articles through PubMed."--Page 4 of cover.
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Withrow and MacEwen s Small Animal Clinical Oncology

Withrow and MacEwen s Small Animal Clinical Oncology

... Medicine/ Oncology) Professor Emeritus Department of Clinical Sciences College ... Wisconsin Ocular Tumors jaime F. Modiano, VMD, PhD Aland lune Perlman ...

Author: Stephen J. Withrow

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781437723625

Category: MEDICAL

Page: 750

View: 983

With a unique focus on the most effective interventional techniques, Withrow & MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology, 5th Edition tells the full story of cancer in dogs and cats - what it is, how to diagnose it, and how to treat many of the most common cancers encountered in clinical practice. Nearly 500 color photographs, diagrams, x-rays, and gross views depict the clinical manifestations of various cancers. This edition covers the latest advances in clinical oncology, including chemotherapy, surgical oncology, and diagnostic techniques. With contributions from 65 veterinary oncology experts, this authoritative reference is a must-have for current, evidence-based therapeutic strategies on canine and feline oncology. "I really love this book. If you are interested in veterinary oncology, have a flick through this book online or at a conference when you get the chance. I hope that you agree with me that this is the definitive oncology reference source for the early 21st century and that you feel compelled to buy it. Your patients will thank you for it." Reviewed by: Gerry Polton MA VetMB MSc(Clin Onc) DipECVIM-CA(Onc) MRCVS, UK Date: July 2014 Cutting-edge information on the complications of cancer, pain management, and the latest treatment modalities prepares you to diagnose and treat pets with cancer rather than refer cases to a specialist. A consistent format for chapters on body system tumors includes coverage of incidence and risk factors, pathology, natural behavior of tumors, history and clinical signs, diagnostic techniques and workup, treatment options, and prognosis for specific malignancies. A systems approach to the diagnosis and management of cancer facilitates access to information about the many malignancies affecting small animal patients. Nearly 500 color images provide accurate depictions of specific diseases and procedures. Helpful drug formularies provide quick access to information on indications, toxicities, and recommended dosages for chemotherapeutic and analgesic drugs used in cancer treatment. Expert contributors provide in-depth coverage of the most current information in his or her respective specialty in veterinary oncology. Chemotherapy protocols are included when case studies prove clinical efficacy. Discussion of compassion and supportive care for the management of pain, nutritional needs, and grief includes methods for handling the pet's pain and nutritional complications as well as the pet owner's grief when treatment is not successful. Thoroughly UPDATED chapters cover the most recent changes in the clinical management of melanoma, mast cell tumors, tumors of the skeletal system, tumors of the endocrine system, tumors of the mammary gland, urinary cancers, nervous system cancers, lymphoma, and histiocytic diseases. NEW Clinical Trials and Developmental Therapeutics chapter discusses the various phases of clinical trials as well as current challenges and opportunities in oncology drug development. NEW! A focus on the best recommended treatment options highlights therapeutic strategies that have been vetted by veterinary oncology experts. NEW co-author Dr. Rodney L. Page adds his valuable perspective, expertise, and research experience.
Categories: MEDICAL