Human Anatomy

A Clinically-Orientated Approach

Author: S. Jacob

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443103739

Category: Medical

Page: 235

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HUMAN ANATOMY: A CLINICALLY ORIENTATED APPROACH, part of the Illustrated Colour Text series, provides a highly illustrated short account of human anatomy for medical and other health science students. The illustrations include a high proportion of cadavaric photographs prepared especially for this book. The organisation of the book follows the normal regional approach; the text concentrates on the clinical relevance of the anatomy. Succint and highly illlustrated account of the subject suitable for courses that have restricted anatomical teaching. Illustations include a larage number of cadavaric photographs from specially prepared dissections Text emphasises clinical relevance of subject Now in the easy to access Illustrated Colour Text format More clinical material highlighted in boxes New chapter on anatomy of the breast
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Sobotta Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy, one volume, English

Author: Sabine Hombach-Klonisch,Thomas Klonisch,Jason Peeler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702052795

Category: Medical

Page: 680

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The Sobotta Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy is tailored specifically to the needs of medical and health professional students. It utilizes a regional approach for learning human anatomy that integrates core concepts of anatomical structure and function with modern methods of diagnostic imaging, cross-sectional anatomy, illustrations of real world functions, clinically relevant surface anatomy and key examples of how anatomical knowledge informs clinical practice. The 'Clinical Remarks' and 'Structure/Function' sections provide important and easily identifiable practical examples, which reinforce clinical application of anatomical knowledge. Moreover, all anatomical images are accompanied by descriptive text and summary tables which serve to highlight the key concepts associated with each specific image. Key features of the atlas include: More than 1850 anatomical, radiological, cross-sectional and functional images with clinically relevant labels give you a solid grounding in human anatomy Descriptive text provides you with additional information for all images Summary tables allow you to organize valuable key concepts The regional approach to anatomy enables you to place functional, clinical and cross-sectional images in context 'Clinical Remarks' and 'Structure/Function' vignettes give you a head-start in learning anatomy in a clinically relevant manner Surface anatomy illustrations equip you with valuable knowledge for your first physical examinations The perfect study tool for courses in medicine – as well as a range of other courses, including dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, kinesiology or the movement sciences and physician assistants A unique PIN code provides you with bonus access to a complete digital copy of your atlas
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Quick and Easy Medical Terminology

Author: Peggy C. Leonard

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455740705

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Make learning medical terminology faster and more fun with Quick & Easy Medical Terminology, 7th Edition! Presenting terms in the context of body systems, this book helps you begin reading, writing, and speaking medical terms in the shortest time possible. Small chunks of information are always followed immediately by exercises, so you will be learning every minute! This edition adds new illustrations and a new Special Senses chapter, and an Evolve companion website includes word games, activities, and audio pronunciations to make it easier to understand and remember terminology. Written in a clear, conversational style by Peggy C. Leonard, this resource gives you the tools to communicate effectively in the health care environment. The programmed learning approach presents content in small blocks called 'frames' that allow you to get immediate feedback on your progress.A flexible, body systems organization lets you go through the material in any order after completing the orientation chapters, making it easy to coordinate your study with other courses such as anatomy and physiology.A review of anatomy and physiology at the beginning of each body systems chapter provides a context for understanding tmedical terminology.Medical reports with review exercises are included in the book and on the Evolve companion website, allowing you to practice using terms in real-life situations. Quick Tips in the margins add essential information and interesting, fun facts. NEW! Special Senses chapter provides dedicated coverage of the eye and ear.NEW! Expanded mental health coverage includes the mental health terms you are most likely to encounter in clinical practice.NEW! Terms and definitions keep you up to date with advances in healthcare.NEW! Photos and drawings illustrate difficult terms and procedures, including the increased use of endoscopy in many specialties.
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Haschek and Rousseaux's Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology

Author: Wanda M. Haschek,Colin G. Rousseaux,Matthew A. Wallig

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0124157653

Category: Medical

Page: 3054

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Haschek and Rousseaux's Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology is a key reference on the integration of structure and functional changes in tissues associated with the response to pharmaceuticals, chemicals and biologics. The 3e has been expanded by a full volume, and covers aspects of safety assessment not discussed in the 2e. Completely revised with many new chapters, it remains the most authoritative reference on toxicologic pathology for scientists and researchers studying and making decisions on drugs, biologics, medical devices and other chemicals, including agrochemicals and environmental contaminants. New topics include safety assessment, the drug life cycle, risk assessment, communication and management, carcinogenicity assessment, pharmacology and pharmacokinetics, biomarkers in toxicologic pathology, quality assurance, peer review, agrochemicals, nanotechnology, food and toxicologic pathology, the environment and toxicologic pathology and more. Provides new chapters and in-depth discussion of timely topics in the area of toxicologic pathology and broadens the scope of the audience to include toxicologists and pathologists working in a variety of settings Offers high-quality and trusted content in a multi-contributed work written by leading international authorities in all areas of toxicologic pathology Features hundreds of full color images in both the print and electronic versions of the book to highlight difficult concepts with clear illustrations
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Lippincott's Concise Illustrated Anatomy

Thorax, Abdomen & Pelvis

Author: Ben Pansky,Thomas R. Gest

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1609130286

Category: Medical

Page: 298

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Lippincott's CONCISE ILLUSTRATED ANATOMY series presents human gross anatomy in an efficient, easy-to-use format by combining core, need-to-know content with detailed atlas-style illustrations. This volume focuses on anatomical structures and functions of the thorax, abdomen, pelvis, and perineum, and includes clinical considerations concerning these important regions. With artwork adopted from the "Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Atlas of Anatomy" as well as new illustrations, understanding the functional and clinical relevance of anatomy has never been more at hand! "Features and benefits . . . "- Outline format balances concise text with comprehensive, detailed artwork for quick and efficient comprehension- Hundreds of full-color, atlas-style illustrations are carefully placed in close relation to relevant text for easy reference- Logical regional sequence reveals continuity among anatomical structures and components; chapters progress inward from superficial layers of the body to deep structures- Clinical Considerations highlight much sought-after clinically relevant information- Detailed tables are distributed at key points throughout chapters- Chapter-opening outlines facilitate topic location Lippincott's CONCISE ILLUSTRATED ANATOMY series is a perfect resource for students as well as those seeking a specialty reference for clerkship and beyond.Other titles in this series: "Lippincott's Concise Illustrated Anatomy: Back, Upper Limb & Lower Limb Lippincott's Concise Illustrated Anatomy: Head & Neck "(Coming Spring 2013)
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Lippincott's Concise Illustrated Anatomy: Head & Neck

Author: Ben Pansky,Thomas R. Gest

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469833417

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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Lippincott’s CONCISE ILLUSTRATED ANATOMY series presents human gross anatomy in an efficient, easy-to-use format by combining core, need-to-know content with detailed atlas-style illustrations. This volume focuses on anatomical structures and functions of the head and neck, and includes clinical considerations concerning these important regions. With artwork adopted from the Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Atlas of Anatomy as well as new illustrations, understanding the functional and clinical relevance of anatomy has never been more at hand! Features and benefits . . . - Outline format balances concise text with comprehensive, detailed artwork for quick and efficient comprehension - Hundreds of full-color, atlas-style illustrations are carefully placed in close relation to relevant text for easy reference - Logical regional sequence reveals continuity among anatomical structures and components; chapters progress inward from superficial layers of the body to deep structures - Clinical Considerations highlight much sought-after clinically relevant information - Detailed tables are distributed at key points throughout chapters - Special functional summaries of cranial nerves, arteries of the head and neck, and autonomic innervation Lippincott’s CONCISE ILLUSTRATED ANATOMY series is a perfect resource for students as well as those seeking a specialty reference for clerkship and beyond. Other titles in this series: Lippincott's Concise Illustrated Anatomy: Back, Upper Limb, Lower Limb Lippincott's Concise Illustrated Anatomy: Thorax, Abdomen & Pelvis
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Maternity Nursing - E-Book

An Introductory Text

Author: Gloria Leifer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032329359X

Category: Medical

Page: 536

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From prenatal through postpartum care, Gloria Leifer's Maternity Nursing: An Introductory Text provides an essential foundation for promoting the health and wellness of mothers and newborns. This edition includes the latest advances and practice standards in maternity nursing care, highlighting Healthy People 2020 and the 2011 Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals. Part of the popular LPN Threads series, this text addresses the knowledge, skills, and scope of practice appropriate for LPN/LVN and LPN/LVN-to-ADN ladder programs. Chronological organization of content follows a sequence from family issues, fetal development, pregnancy, labor, birth, and care of the newborn, to postpartum issues with special social, familial, and cultural considerations. Organization of concepts in each chapter by simple to complex and from health to illness makes it easier to locate and understand the material. Complete, concise coverage includes a table of physiologic and psychosocial changes throughout the pregnancy, unique content on CPR for the pregnant patient and infectious diseases acquired during pregnancy, a pictorial story of a vaginal birth, cultural considerations of pregnancy and maternal care, and nursing responses to loss, death, and grief. UNIQUE! A FREE Study Guide in the back of the book reinforces understanding with multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, scenario-based clinical situation questions, and online activities. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help in understanding how a care plan is developed, how to evaluate care of a patient, and how to apply your knowledge to clinical scenarios. Health Promotion boxes and content focus on family-centered care, health promotion, illness prevention, and women's health issues. Clinical Pathways use an interdisciplinary, collaborative-care approach in tracking interventions along a timeline from assessment to discharge and follow up. Online resources for further research and study are included at the end of each chapter. UNIQUE! LPN Threads make learning easier, featuring a 10th-grade reading level, key terms with phonetic pronunciations and text page references, chapter objectives, special features boxes, and full-color art, photographs, and design.
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Illustrated Orthopedic Physical Assessment - E-Book

Author: Ronald C. Evans

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323062989

Category: Medical

Page: 1208

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Logically organized with comprehensive coverage, this newly revised third edition prepares you to choose the right orthopedic tests, accurately assess any patient, and arrive at a clear diagnosis. Trusted for both its depth of coverage and its accessible, accurate information, it features gamuts, clinical pearls, and cross-reference tables for quick and easy reference. Now in brilliant full color, with all new photos of every test, it’s even more visually appealing, and illustrates common conditions and procedural tests more effectively than ever before. This edition offers a fresh look at testing for orthopedic conditions, with detailed text that explains the key moves of each test, its alternate names, and the appropriate reporting statement. Extensive cross-referencing ensures that you can easily find the right test for efficient and effective practice, and protocol charts guide you through the examination process step by step. Chapters are logically organized by region, and tests within each chapter are arranged alphabetically, so you can find the information you need in seconds! Each test begins with a brief discussion of basic anatomy, then moves into a description of the actual procedure and ends with next-step directives. Critical Thinking questions at the end of each chapter help you apply what you’ve learned to clinical practice. Orthopedic Gamuts provide summaries of key points in a concise list – numerous gamuts within each chapter help you master material quickly and easily. Clinical Pearls share the author’s knowledge gained through years of clinical experience, helping you avoid common misdiagnoses. Cross-reference tables offer at-a-glance guidance on which tests should be used to diagnose particular diseases, for maximum accuracy and efficiency in practice. Each chapter begins with an index of tests for easy reference, and axioms that remind you of elemental information, such as how painful certain maneuvers may be or the extent of some body parts’ range. Contains a chapter on malingering (non-organically-based complaints), helping you investigate and determine the root cause of complaint, whether due to injury, for psychological reasons, or an attempt to feign injury for various purposes, such as for improper receipt of worker’s compensation. Companion DVD contains video footage of Dr. Evans performing and explaining each assessment test in the book. Full-color photographs demonstrate how to perform 237 orthopedic tests! At the Viewbox feature contains high-quality radiographs that depict various pathologies, as well as musculature and other anatomy that can’t be shown photographically.
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Practical Neuroophthalmology

Author: Timothy Martin,James Corbett

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071781889

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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AN ENGAGING, CLINICALLY ORIENTED TEXT THAT SPANS THE FULL SPECTRUM OF NEUROOPHTHALMOLOGY Practical Neuroophthalmology covers the basic principles and major conditions of neuroophthalmology in a concise, user-friendly manner. Rather than merely presenting a catalog of facts, the authors enrich the text by describing how complex neuroophthalmic signs and symptoms are often a logical consequence of anatomy and pathophysiology. With its comprehensive coverage and neuroanatomic approach, Practical Neuroophthalmology is both an outstanding clinical resource and a valuable board review tool. Features Discussion of anatomy in the context of disease states--making the consequence of disease more readily understood Combined illustrations and tables present complex information in an easy-to-follow manner Original clinical case studies--optic disc photographs, visual fields, clinical course, and other data from an illustrative case are presented together to give you a visual summary of the disease Photographic surveys of disease manifestations--clinical photographs from different patients with the same disease demonstrate the full spectrum of disease presentation Tables and boxes devoted to differential diagnosis--important clinical decision-making information is synthesized and reinforced in a convenient outline form Key points summarized at the end of each chapter Suggested readings at the end of each chapter
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