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Anatomy, Embryology

Biochemistry, Cell Biology and Genetics

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Metabolomics : from fundamentals to clinical applications / Alessandra Sussulini, editor.  

This book provides a comprehensive view of metabolomics, from the basic concepts, through sample preparation and analytical methodologies, to data interpretation and applications in medicine.

Cardiology

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Cardiovascular magnetic resonance : a companion to Braunwald’s heart disease / Warren J. Manning and Dudley J. Pennell.  

Complemented by: Braunwald's heart disease / edited by Douglas P. Zipes, Peter Libby, Robert O. Bonow, Douglas L. Mann, and Gordon F. Tomaselli. 11th ed. 2018.

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Sclerotherapy : treatment of varicose and telangiectatic leg veins / editors, Mitchel P. Goldman, Robert A. Weiss contributors, Jean-Jé́rôme Guex [and six others].  

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Communicable Diseases

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Strategies for improving the lives of women aged 40 and above living with HIV/AIDS / investigators: Gaelen P. Adam, Mengyang Di, Susan Cu-Uvin, Christopher Halladay, Bryant T. Smith, Thomas A. Trikalinos.  

Fundamental and applied concepts concerning the ability of light beams to carry a certain mechanical angular momentum (AM) with respect to the propagation axis are reviewed and discussed in this book.

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The travel and tropical medicine manual / [edited by] Christopher A. Sanford, Paul S. Pottinger, Elaine C. Jong.  

Prevent, evaluate, and manage diseases that can be acquired in tropical environments and foreign countries with The Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual. This pragmatic, pocket-sized resource equips medical providers with the knowledge they need to offer effective aid, covering key topics in pre- and post-travel medicine, caring for immigrants and refugees, and working in low-resource settings. It’s also the perfect source for travelers seeking quick, easy access to the latest travel medicine information.

  • Dynamic images illustrate key concepts for an enhanced visual understanding.
  • Evidence-based treatment recommendations enable you to manage diseases confidently.
  • Pocket-sized format provides access to need-to-know information quickly and easily.

  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • Evidence-based appendix, available at Expert Consult, helps to validate treatments.
  • Highlights new evidence and content surrounding mental health and traveling.
  • Covers emerging hot topics such as Ebola virus disease, viral hemorrhagic fevers, the role of point-of-care testing in travel medicine, and antibiotic-resistant bacteria in returning travelers and students traveling abroad.
  • Includes an enhanced drug appendix in the back of the book.

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Yersinia pestis : retrospective and perspective / Ruifu Yang, Andrey Anisimov, editors.  

This book addresses nearly every aspect of Y. pestis, approaching it from a new perspective.

Dentistry, Oral Surgery

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Newman and Carranza’s clinical periodontology / [edited by] Michael G. Newman, Henry H. Takei, Perry R. Klokkevold, Fermin A Carranza.  

From basic science and fundamental procedures to the latest advanced techniques in reconstructive, esthetic, and implant therapy, Newman and Carranza’s Clinical Periodontology, 13th Edition is the resource you can count on to help master the most current information and techniques in periodontology. Full color photos, illustrations, radiographs and videos show you how to perform periodontal procedures, while renowned experts from across the globe explain the evidence supporting each treatment and lend their knowledge on how to best manage the outcomes. Access to the Expert Consult website provides fully-searchable online chapters and unique case-based clinical scenarios that mimic the new format of credentialing exams. The Expert Consult platform also includes a wealth of resources to enhance understanding, such as: a periodontal pathology atlas, virtual microscope, animations, case reports, videos, audio slides, review questions, reference lists, and much more. It’s the perfect resource for dental students, periodontal residents, and clinicians alike!

  • UNIQUE! Expert Consult platform offers a versatile print and digital resources that help bring text information to life.
  • UNIQUE! Bonus content on Expert Consult includes multiple-choice self-assessment questions with instant feedback, chapter review PowerPoint slides, videos clips, case studies, and more.
  • UNIQUE! Periodontal Pathology Atlas contains the most comprehensive collection of cases found anywhere.
  • Full-color photos and anatomical drawings clearly demonstrate core concepts and reinforce important principles.
  • UNIQUE! Chapter opener boxes in the print book alert readers when more comprehensive coverage of topics is available in the online version of the text.

  • NEW! Chapters updated to meet the current exam requirements for the essentials in periodontal education.
  • NEW! Case-based clinical scenarios incorporated throughout the book mimic the new patient case format used in credentialing exams.
  • NEW! Additional tables, boxes, and graphics highlight need-to-know information.
  • NEW! Virtual microscope on Expert Consult offers easy access to high-resolution views of select pathology images.
  • NEW! Two new chapters cover periimplantitis and resolving inflammation.
  • NEW! Section on evidence-based practice consists of two chapters covering evidence-based decision making and critical thinking.

Dermatology

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Therapy for severe psoriasis / Jashin J. Wu, Steven R. Feldman, Mark G. Lebwohl.  

Takes an evidence-based approach to hard-to-treat severe psoriasis. Discusses the newest drug therapies (such as ixekizumab), plus recent FDA-approved biosimilars, a topic unique to this particular psoriasis text.

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Treatments for basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin / prepared for Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services prepared by: Brown Evidence-based Practice Center, Providence, RI investigators, Aaron Drucker [and seven others].  

Fundamental and applied concepts concerning the ability of light beams to carry a certain mechanical angular momentum (AM) with respect to the propagation axis are reviewed and discussed in this book.

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Tropical dermatology / [edited by] Stephen K. Tyring, Omar Lupi, Ulrich R. Hengge.  

In an increasingly global community, the rapid adaptation of microorganisms has facilitated the return of old communicable diseases and the emergence of new ones.

Gastroenterology

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Current therapy in colon and rectal surgery / edited by the late Victor W. Fazio, James M. Church, Conor P. Delaney, Ravi P. Kiran.  

For more than 25 years, Current Therapy in Colon and Rectal Surgery has been the go-to resource for preparing for the American Board of Surgery certification exam. Following in this tradition, the 3rd Edition offers a comprehensive, contemporary summary of treatment options for colorectal diseases, with a focus on practical clinical science and applications. In a single, portable volume, you’ll find complete coverage of new diagnostic modalities, medical therapeutics, and surgical treatment options, including minimally invasive surgery. Easy to read and digest, it provides a quick consultation with experts on the essentials of colon and rectal surgery.

  • Consult this title for a quick overview before you enter the OR, and use it as a review tool for board certification and recertification.
  • Nearly 100 succinct chapters, just 3 or 4 pages each, written by leading experts in colorectal surgery.
  • Five chapters devoted exclusively to different aspects of rectal cancer.
  • Other key topics include minimally invasive surgery, reparative surgery, maturing outcomes, and managing surgical risk.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

  • New chapters focus on hot topics such as intestinal transplants, enhanced recovery programs, and the management of peristomal hernias.
  • Updated information on the molecular biology of colorectal cancer and its implications for therapy.

With 137 additional contributing experts

Geriatrics, Chronic Disease

Gynecology

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Breast tomosynthesis / [edited by] Liane E. Philpotts, Regina J. Hooley.  

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Health Care Management

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Engineering a learning healthcare system : a look at the future : workshop summary / Claudia Grossman, W. Alexander Goolsby, LeighAnne Olsen, and Michael J. McGinnis Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Engineering of the National Academies.  

Improving our nation’s healthcare system is a challenge which, because of its scale and complexity, requires a creative approach and input from many different fields of expertise. Lessons from engineering have the potential to improve both the efficiency and quality of healthcare delivery. The fundamental notion of a high-performing healthcare system–one that increasingly is more effective, more efficient, safer, and higher quality–is rooted in continuous improvement principles that medicine shares with engineering. As part of its Learning Health System series of workshops, the Institute of Medicine’s Roundtable on Value and Science-Driven Health Care and the National Academy of Engineering, hosted a workshop on lessons from systems and operations engineering that could be applied to health care.

Building on previous work done in this area the workshop convened leading engineering practitioners, health professionals, and scholars to explore how the field might learn from and apply systems engineering principles in the design of a learning healthcare system. Engineering a Learning Healthcare System: A Look at the Future: Workshop Summary focuses on current major healthcare system challenges and what the field of engineering has to offer in the redesign of the system toward a learning healthcare system.

Medicine, Health Professions

Access management improvement : a systematic review / principal investigator, Paul Shekelle co-investigator, Isomi Miake-Lye research associates, Selene Mak, Roberta Shanman, Jessica M Beroes.  

Fundamental and applied concepts concerning the ability of light beams to carry a certain mechanical angular momentum (AM) with respect to the propagation axis are reviewed and discussed in this book.

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Connected for health : using electronic health records to transform care delivery / Louise L. Liang, editor.  

This book provides a great opportunity for others to learn from Kaiser Permanente's pioneering efforts." —Janet M. Corrigan, president and CEO, National Quality Forum

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Financing and payment strategies to support high-quality care for people with serious illness : proceedings of a workshop/ Laurene Graig, Elaine Soohoo, and Joe Alper, rapporteurs Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Board on Health Care Services, Health and Medicine Division, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  

Millions of people in the United States live with serious illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and dementia—often for many years. Those facing serious illness have a range of interconnected medical and non-medical needs, and the way their care is financed has a large impact on the care they receive. Medicare is the predominant payer, but both Medicaid and private payers also play significant roles in financing care for serious illness. In an effort to address the complex needs of people with serious illness, public and private health care payers are testing innovative financing strategies and alternative payment models. These innovative approaches signal a gradual transition from the traditional-fee-for-service system that pays providers based on the quantity of services to a system based on the value of care provided and a heightened focus on improved quality of care at lower cost.

To explore this evolving financing and payment landscape for serious illness care within public- and private-sector programs, the Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness developed a workshop, Financing and Payment Strategies to Support High-Quality Care for People with Serious Illness. The workshop convened clinicians, researchers, policy analysts, and patient advocates, as well as representatives from academia, government and private health care plans, and insurers to discuss challenges and opportunities in financing high-quality care for people with serious illness. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

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Gahart’s 2019 intravenous medications : a handbook for nurses and health professionals / Betty L. Gahart, Adrienne R. Nazareno, Meghan Q. Ortega.  

Equip yourself to safely administer more than 400 intravenous drugs with the #1 IV drug handbook on the market! Now in its 35th edition, Gahart’s 2019 Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals continues to be the most proven resource for comprehensive drug coverage, unparalleled accuracy, and an intuitive quick-access format. In addition to updating drug interactions, precautions, alerts, and patient teaching instructions for all existing IV drugs, this new 35th edition includes over a dozen new monographs of the most recent IV drugs to be approved by the FDA. When being inaccurate or out-of-date is not an option, Gahart’s annual publication and 40-year history of impeccable accuracy offers the confidence and proven guidance you need to safely and effectively administer any IV drug available today.

  • Annual publication prevents users from referencing outdated information.
  • 40-year history of impeccable accuracy reinforces the importance of safe IV drug administration.
  • Monographs on more than 400 IV drugs offers an impressive breadth of coverage that goes well beyond any comparable drug reference.
  • The perfect depth of information contains everything that is needed by today’s clinicians for safe administration of IV drugs ― nothing less, nothing more.
  • Proven, clinically-optimized page layout keeps all dosage information for each drug on either a single page or a two-page spread to prevent hand contamination by having to turn a page.
  • Highlighted Black Box Warnings and relevant content make locating critical information fast and easy.
  • Special circumstances in blue-screened text call attention to important circumstances that may not warrant black box warnings.
  • Convenient, alphabetical format organizes all drug monographs by generic name, allowing users to find any drug in seconds.
  • Dilution and dosage charts within monographs provide quick access to essential clinical information.
  • Life stage dosage variances are highlighted for geriatric, pediatric, infant, and neonatal patients.
  • Additional drug monographs not included in the printed guide are housed on the companion Evolve website. (Drugs found in ebook formats.)

  • NEW! Over a dozen new drug monographs provide current, clinically relevant drug information for the most recent IV drugs to be approved by the FDA.
  • NEW! Updates on drug interactions, precautions, alerts, and more have been made throughout the guide to reflect all changes to existing medications.

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Medicine : PreTest self-assessment and review / [edited by] Robert S. Urban, J. Rush Pierce Jr., Roger D. Smalligan.  

The closest you can get to seeing the USMLE Step 2 CK without actually taking it

Medicine: PreTest Self-Assessment & Review is the perfect way for you to assess your knowledge of medicine/internal medicine for the USMLE Step 2 CK and shelf exams. It delivers 500 USMLE-style questions and answers that address the clerkship’s core competencies along with detailed explanations of both correct and incorrect answers. All questions have been reviewed by students who recently passed the boards and completed their clerkship to ensure they match the style and difficulty level of the exam.

  • 500 USMLE-style questions and answers
  • Detailed explanations for right and wrong answers
  • Targets what you really need to know for exam success
  • Student tested and reviewed

Ultrasound-guided cannulation of the subclavian vein / Peter M. Schulman, Neal S. Gerstein, Matthias J. Merkel, Dana A. Braner, and Ken Tegtmeyer.  

Fundamental and applied concepts concerning the ability of light beams to carry a certain mechanical angular momentum (AM) with respect to the propagation axis are reviewed and discussed in this book.

Nephrology, Urology

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Diagnostic atlas of renal pathology / Agnes B. Fogo, Michael Kashgarian.  

Practical, highly visual guidance for efficient, accurate diagnosis of renal disease

  • More than 700 images of light, immunofluorescence, and electron microscopy for each diagnostic entity with correlations to clinical presentation and pathogenesis.
  • Focused, detailed discussions on key characteristic pathologic findings and prognostic, pathogenetic, and etiologic information.
  • An in-depth examination of pathophysiology, clinical presentations, and the latest evidence-based practices.
  • User-friendly format features tables and sidebars with key points and differential diagnoses, and chapters that include concise, templated discussions regarding the etiology and pathogenesis of the disorder.
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  • A new chapter describing a logical approach to differential diagnosis.
  • New insights into pathogenesis and classification of diseases.
  • New coverage of aging and the kidney, endemic diseases, transplant, lupus-related kidney diseases, Mesoamerican nephropathy, ApolL1-related nephropathies, C3 glomerulopathies, and thrombotic microangiopathies.
  • Recent results of consensus conferences on vasculitides and renal neoplasia.

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Handbook of dialysis therapy / [edited by] Allen R. Nissenson, Richard N. Fine.  

Providing practical, immediately useful guidelines that can be applied directly to patient care, Handbook of Dialysis Therapy is a must-have resource for all dialysis caregivers. This new edition has been updated with the latest cutting-edge technology, dialysis techniques, and complications related to various diseases for both pediatric and adult patients. In-depth yet concise, it explains complex dialysis concepts through abundant diagrams, photos, line drawings, and tables, while its readable hands-on approach allows for quick review of key information.

  • Presents the practice-proven experience of top experts in the field of dialysis treatment.
  • Offers dialysis guidance for both adult and pediatric patients in one convenient source.
  • Features a readable hands-on approach, allowing you to quickly review the complicated concepts of dialysis.
  • Includes helpful annotated bibliography lists in each section for further in-depth research on any subject.
  • Explains complex dialysis concepts through abundant diagrams, photos, line drawings, and tables.
    • Features new chapters on care delivery, patient-centric care, rehabilitation, quality of life, geriatrics, and interventional nephrology.
    • Includes information on the management of the pediatric patient undergoing dialysis.
    • Defines the quality imperatives, roles, and responsibilities of dialysis facility medical directors and attending nephrologists.
    • Updates nephrologists on the latest alternative dialysis modalities.
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    Neurology

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    Kaufman’s clinical neurology for psychiatrists / David Myland Kaufman, Howard L. Geyer, Mark J. Milstein.  

    For more than 35 years, Kaufman’s Clinical Neurology for Psychiatrists has been the only reference to focus on the must-know aspects of neurology for psychiatrists. Now in a revised 8th Edition, this classic text brings you up to date with essential knowledge in clinical neurology with new topics, new illustrations, and new questions to help you excel on the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology examination.

    • Explains each condition’s neurologic and psychiatric features, easily performed office and bedside examinations, appropriate tests, differential diagnosis, and management options.
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    • Discusses timely, clinically-relevant topics such as traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer and non-Alzheimer dementias, other age-related neurologic conditions, neurologic illnesses that present with symptoms of autism, neurologic effects of illicit drug use, and current treatments.
    • Correlates neurologic illnesses with the DSM-5.
    • Includes nearly 2,000 multiple-choice questions both in print and online, – all written to help you succeed on the ABPN certifying exam.
    • Features new and improved clinical illustrations throughout: life-like patient sketches, anatomy line drawings, CTs, MRIs, and EEGs that demonstrate clinical features.

    Non-Medical Titles

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    Introduction to veterinary anatomy and physiology textbook / Victoria Aspinall, Melanie Cappello contribution by Catherine Phillips.  

    A sound knowledge of anatomy and physiology is an essential basis for the effective clinical treatment of companion animals. The new third edition Introduction to Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology Textbook offers clear and comprehensive of the common companion animal species. Updated throughout with a new section added on large animals, the new edition features augmented online learning resources with new questions and quizzes. Students can test their knowledge with multi-choice questions, drag and drop exercises and an image bank, while instructors can download questions, figures and exercises to use as teaching aids.

    • An essential first purchase for all those embarking upon a veterinary career
    • Includes augmented on-line resources with self-assessment tools and teaching aids
    • Comprehensive coverage of all major companion animal species
    • New large animal section added covering the cow, sheep and pig
    • ‘Applied Anatomy’ tips relate theory to clinical practice, showing the relationship between anatomy and physiology and the disease process

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    Progress in medicinal chemistry. Volume 56 / edited by David R. Witty and Brian Cox.  

    Progress in Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 56 provides a review of eclectic developments in medicinal chemistry. This volume includes chapters covering recent advances in cancer therapeutics, fluorine in medicinal chemistry, a perspective on the next generation of antibacterial agents derived by manipulation of natural products, a potential new era for Chagas Disease drug discovery, and imaging in drug development. Specific chapters cover timely topics, such as the development of LRRK2 inhibitors for the treatment of Parkinson’s, and recent discoveries and developments in TRPA1 modulators.

    Users will find a comprehensive resource on the topic of medicinal chemistry that also discusses avenues for the acceleration of drug discovery programs.

    • Extended, timely reviews of topics in medicinal chemistry
    • Contains targets and technologies relevant to the discovery of tomorrow’s drugs
    • Presents analyses of successful drug discovery programs

    Nursing

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    Advanced practice : nursing procedures / Margaret R. Colyar.  

    Here is an illustrated, easy to reference handbook with step-by-step instructions for the procedures most commonly performed by primary care clinicians in office, hospital, and other outpatient settings.

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    Clinical coach for effective pain management / Paul Arnstein.  

    From classroom to practice—your own clinical coach by your side!

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    Ebersole & Hess’ gerontological nursing & healthy aging / Theris A. Touhy, Kathleen Jett.  

    Discover a wellness-based, holistic approach to older adult care. Ebersole & Hess’ Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging, 5th Edition is the only gerontological nursing text on the market that focuses on this thoughtful, organic method of care. Designed to facilitate healthy aging regardless of the situation or disease process, this text goes beyond simply tracking recommended treatments to addressing complications, alleviating discomfort, and helping older adults lead healthy lives. Featuring an updated four-color design, additional information on long-term care, evidence-based practice boxes, safety alerts, expanded tables, and careful attention to age, gender, and cultural differences, Ebersole & Hess’ Gerontological Nursing and Healthy Aging is the most complete text on the market.

    • Focus on health and wellness helps you gain an understanding of the patient’s experience.
    • Safety Alerts highlight safe practices and quality of care QSEN competencies.
    • Careful attention to age, cultural, and gender differences helps you to understand these important considerations in caring for older adults.
    • AACN and the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing core competencies integrated throughout.
    • Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize research findings that confirm effective practices or identify practices with unknown, ineffective, or harmful effects.
    • Activities and discussion questions at the end of every chapter equip you with the information that you need to assess the patient.
    • Healthy People 2020 boxes integrate information about healthy aging.
    • Expanded tables, boxes, and forms, including the latest scales and guidelines for proper health assessment make information easy to find and use.

    • NEW! New four-color design provides a higher-level of detail and readability to caregiving procedures.
    • NEW! New chapter on Caregiving includes expanded coverage of abuse and neglect.
    • NEW! Expanded content about Long-Term and Transitional Care added to chapter six.
    • NEW! Expanded Safety coverage spans two separate chapters.
    • NEW! Expanded Nutrition and Hydration content divided into two separate chapters.

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    Nursing : a concept-based approach to learning.  

    The state-of-the-art concept-based, student-centered introduction to nursing: first of two volumes, focused on 30 essential concepts associated with patients' psychosocial and reproductive concerns; with the nurse's professional domain; and with the nurse's roles and responsibilities in the broader healthcare system.

     

    Today, nurses must be able to transfer their knowledge to new situations, and stay current with new disorders, treatments, and evidence-based practice. Nursing: A Concept–Based Approach to Learning, Volume II, Second Edition will help them achieve all these goals. Its concept-based approach requires students to participate actively, assume more responsibility for their knowledge, integrate concepts, apply information, and use clinical reasoning. Instead of memorizing thousands of alterations, students gain in-depth knowledge of selected alterations, and learn how to apply that knowledge as new challenges and client presentations come their way. The second of two volumes, this fully-updated Volume II focuses on 30 crucial concepts every nurse needs to master. It begins with several Psychosocial Modules covering addiction, cognition, culture/diversity, development, family, grief/loss, mood/affect, self, spirituality, stress/coping, and violence. After focusing on reproduction, it turns to the nursing domain, covering assessment, caring interventions, clinical decision making, collaboration, communication, care management, professional behaviors, and client teaching/learning. Finally, it turns to the nurse's broader roles, focusing on accountability, advocacy, evidence-based practice, healthcare systems, health policy, informatics, legal issues, quality improvement, and safety. The text's 30 concepts are illuminated with over 80 exemplars covering the entire lifespan.

     

    Teaching and Learning Experience

     

    This concept-based, student-centered text will help nurses master essential concepts of nursing, and apply critical thinking to deepen and extend this knowledge throughout their nursing careers. 

    • Concept-based approach helps students synthesize today's most important nursing concepts, and extend their knowledge as new evidence and standards of practice arise: Replaces rote memorization with a deeper understanding of the most crucial concepts, supported with exceptionally relevant and useful examples, and the critical thinking skills needed to extend them
    • Up-to-date, thorough coverage of 30 crucial concepts every nurse should understand: Focuses on psychosocial and reproductive issues, on the nurse's role within the nursing domain, and on the nurse's broader roles and responsibilities within the healthcare system
    • Multiple pedagogical features to promote more effective learning: State-of-the-art teaching features make key concepts more accessible and intuitively understandable

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    Research success : a Q & A review applying critical thinking to test taking / Geraldine N. Valencia Go.  

    From an introduction to basic research concepts through design of quantitative and qualitative studies and data collection and analysis, you’ll review all aspects of nursing research and its application to real-world practice

    Nutrition

    Obstetrics

    Ophthalmology

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    Comparative clinical and economic effectiveness of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents / principal investigator: Allison Low contributing investigators: Devan Kansagara, Michele Freeman, Rochelle Fu, Kavita Bhavsar, Ambar Faridi, Karli Kondo, Robin Paynter.  

    Fundamental and applied concepts concerning the ability of light beams to carry a certain mechanical angular momentum (AM) with respect to the propagation axis are reviewed and discussed in this book.

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    Diseases and disorders of the orbit and ocular adnexa / Aaron Fay, Peter J. Dolman.  

    Drawing from the knowledge and expertise of more than 70 contributing international experts, Diseases and Disorders of the Orbit and Ocular Adnexa thoroughly covers the state of the art in orbital and periocular disease from the perspective of a variety of specialties. Clearly written and profusely illustrated, it covers the clinical presentation, pathophysiology, natural history, and management alternatives of disease processes affecting the orbit, eyelids, lacrimal system, and upper face. With a singular focus on the diagnosis and management of orbital and ocular adnexal disease, this authoritative text gives you the information you need to excel both in practice and on exams in the specialty of ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery.

    • Offers an in-depth and thorough approach to the pathophysiology of oculoplastics and orbital disease, incorporating the perspectives of numerous specialties – all in one convenient volume.
    • Uses an easy-to-follow, templated format throughout so you can find what you need quickly.
    • Covers new information not included in other texts, such as antibody testing in dysthyroid conditions and a rapidly emerging array of targeted immunosuppressive medications for the treatment of inflammatory orbital disease.
    • Includes hot topics such as the classification and management of orbital inflammatory disease; vascular neoplasms and malformations; periocular dermatology; burn management; facial paralytic disease; and the pathogenesis, evaluation and management of lymphoproliferative disease.
    • Features more than 1,200 high-quality clinical, imaging, and histological illustrations that provide clear visual examples of orbital disease.
    • Written by an international team of experts from five continents (across multiple specialties including ophthalmology, dermatology, burn management, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, endocrinology, and pathology) led by Dr. Aaron Fay and Dr. Peter J. Dolman.
    • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

    Orthopaedics, Musculoskeletal System, Plastic Surgery

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    Orthopaedic knowledge update. Spine 5.  

    OKU: Spine 5 captures a balanced review of the vastly expanding body of increasingly specialized spine clinical and surgical knowledge to keep you in the forefront of adult and pediatric spine care. World-renowned contributors offer a critical evaluation of the latest approaches and techniques, including an overview of treatments available for patients trying to avoid surgery, preparing for surgery, or following surgery.All new content is organized into eight sections, providing an accessible reference for both ongoing review, but also for practical application with patients. The book integrates both interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches to spine care to help ensure the highest level of patient care.Explore rapidly-evolving treatment areas such as idiopathic sacroiliac joint pain (and the new minimally-invasive stabilization procedures), evolving concepts in spinal deformity (such as new ways to assess sagittal balance), and new concepts in the assessment and management of spinal trauma and tumors. An extensive annotated reference section allows easy exploration of topics of special interest.Developed in partnership with the North American Spine Society (NASS).

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    Shoulder and elbow injuries in athletes : prevention, treatment and return to sport / Robert A. Arciero, Frank A. Cordasco, Matthew T Provencher.  

    Thorough and concise, this practical reference provides a unique, on-field management approach to all athletic injuries to the shoulder and elbow, as well as nonoperative and operative treatment options, including arthroscopy and open surgery. Focusing on high-performance athletes, leading authorities in the field demonstrate how to provide pain relief, restore function, and return the athlete to sport and to prior level of performance in a safe and timely fashion.

    • Showcases the knowledge and expertise of an international group of editors and authors who have served as president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America, are physicians or consultants for professional and collegiate sports teams, have won awards for research in the field of shoulder surgery, are editors and reviewers for peer-reviewed journals, and much more.
    • Features video clips that clearly depict how to complete an on-field physical exam and various surgical procedures, and contains rehabilitation guidelines and critical return-to-sport protocols – essential information for nonsurgical healthcare providers
    • Contains a section in each chapter covering “On-the-Field Management and Early Post-Injury Assessment and Treatment” – a must-read for immediate care of the injured athlete and ensuring the safe return to play.
    • Covers the most recent advances in the management of tendon tears in elite and overhead athletes, including prevention in youth sports, early sports specialization, and changing standards of care regarding shoulder and elbow instability.
    • Provides a thorough review of current ulnar collateral ligament injury diagnosis, imaging, non-operative management, and surgery, as well as acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular joint injuries, clavicle and olecranon fractures, and OCD of the capitellum.
    • Focuses primarily on athletes under the age of 40, with some consideration of the older athlete (professional golf, for example).
    • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, Q&As, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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    Techniques in wrist and hand arthroscopy / David J. Slutsky.  

    Preceded by Techniques in wrist and hand arthroscopy / [edited by] David J. Slutsky, Daniel J. Nagle. 2007.

    Otolaryngology

    Pathology, Oncology

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    Establishing effective patient navigation programs in oncology : proceedings of a workshop / Margie Patlak, Cyndi Trang, and Sharyl J. Nass, rapporteurs National Cancer Policy Forum, Board on Health Care Services, Health and Medicine Division, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  

    Delivering high-quality cancer care to all patients presents numerous challenges, including difficulties with care coordination and access. Patient navigation is a community-based service delivery intervention designed to promote access to timely diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other chronic diseases by eliminating barriers to care, and has often been proposed and implemented to address these challenges. However, unresolved questions include where patient navigation programs should be deployed, and which patients should be prioritized to receive navigation services when resources are limited.

    To address these issues and facilitate discussion on how to improve navigation services for patients with cancer, the National Cancer Policy Forum of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop on November 13 and 14, 2017. At this workshop, a broad range of experts and stakeholders, including clinicians, navigators, researchers, and patients, explored which patients need navigation and who should serve as navigators, and the benefits of navigation and current gaps in the evidence base.

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    Glioblastoma / [edited by] Steven Brem, Kalil G. Abdullah.  

    Clinically focused and designed to provide a to-the-point overview, Glioblastoma, by Drs. Steven Brem and Kalil G. Abdullah, brings you up to date with increased understanding, new treatment protocols, and recent advances in the field. Written by contributing specialists who are global experts in their respective areas, this one-stop reference provides neurosurgeons, medical-and-radiation oncologists, neuro-oncologists, neuropathologists, internal medicine physicians, and researchers with a dependable source of information on current treatment options, tumor recurrence, and patient care.

    • Evidence for current treatment options for de novo and recurrent glioblastoma, indications for local and topical therapies, immunotherapy, gene therapy, nanotherapy, small-molecule inhibition, electric tumor treating field stimulation, and antiangiogenic therapies and the role of Avastin.
    • Recent advances relating to tumor resection, such as stereotactic laser ablation, diffusion tensor imaging, and fluorescent markers.
    • Prognostic molecular and genetic markers and the impact of gene mutations on survival, as well as controversies relating to pseudo-progression.
    • Lessons learned from unsuccessful interventions, as well as the most promising aspects of future glioblastoma research and treatment.
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    Long-term survivorship care after cancer treatment : proceedings of a workshop / Laura Aiuppa, Maria Hewitt, and Sharyl J. Nass, rapporteurs National Cancer Policy Forum, Board on Health Care Services, Health and Medicine Division, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine.  

    The 2006 Institute of Medicine (IOM) consensus study report From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor: Lost in Transition made recommendations to improve the quality of care that cancer survivors receive, in recognition that cancer survivors are at risk for significant physical, psychosocial, and financial repercussions from cancer and its treatment. Since then, efforts to recognize and address the unique needs of cancer survivors have increased, including an emphasis on improving the evidence base for cancer survivorship care and identifying best practices in the delivery of high-quality cancer survivorship care.

    To examine progress in cancer survivorship care since the Lost in Transition report, the National Cancer Policy Forum of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop in July 2017, in Washington, DC. Workshop participants highlighted potential opportunities to improve the planning, management, and delivery of cancer survivorship care. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

    Pediatrics

    Pharmacology, Toxicology

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    Progress in medicinal chemistry. Volume 56 / edited by David R. Witty and Brian Cox.  

    This volume includes chapters covering recent advances in cancer therapeutics, fluorine in medicinal chemistry, a perspective on the next generation of antibacterial agents derived by manipulation of natural products, a potential new era …

    Physiology, Sports Medicine

    Psychiatry

    Public Health

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    Bending the arc / Impact Partners presents an Urban Landscapes production, in association with Scout & Scholar, in association with JustFilms, Ford Foundation directed by Kief Davidson, Pedro Kos produced by Kief Davidson, Cori Shepherd Stern written by Cori Shepherd Stern.  

    Fundamental and applied concepts concerning the ability of light beams to carry a certain mechanical angular momentum (AM) with respect to the propagation axis are reviewed and discussed in this book.

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    Improving health research on small populations : proceedings of a workshop / Nancy Kirkendall and Jordyn White, rapporteurs Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education Board on Health Care Services, Health and Medicine Division, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine.  

    The increasing diversity of population of the United States presents many challenges to conducting health research that is representative and informative. Dispersion and accessibility issues can increase logistical costs; populations for which it is difficult to obtain adequate sample size are also likely to be expensive to study. Hence, even if it is technically feasible to study a small population, it may not be easy to obtain the funding to do so. In order to address the issues associated with improving health research of small populations, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a workshop in January 2018. Participants considered ways of addressing the challenges of conducting epidemiological studies or intervention research with small population groups, including alternative study designs, innovative methodologies for data collection, and innovative statistical techniques for analysis.

    Pulmonology, Respiratory Therapy

    Radiology

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    Fundamentals of body MRI / Christopher G. Roth, Sandeep Deshmukh.  

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    Fundamentals of pediatric imaging / [edited by] Lane F. Donnelly.  

    Safely perform and accurately interpret pediatric imaging studies with this concise, highly illustrated resource! Written by Lane F. Donnelly, MD, Fundamentals of Pediatric Imaging, 2nd Edition, covers the essential concepts residents and practitioners need to know, laying a solid foundation for understanding the basics and making accurate radiologic diagnoses. This easy-to-use title in the Fundamentals of Radiology series emphasizes advanced imaging techniques, including neuro applications, while highlighting the basic anatomy needed to understand this complex specialty.

    • Nearly 650 high-quality, clinically relevant digital images clearly demonstrate essential concepts, techniques, and interpretation skills.
    • Advanced MR imaging topics such as MR enterography, MR urography, and cardiac CT and MRI are thoroughly discussed.
    • Reader-friendly lists, tables, and images make reference quick and easy.
    • Edited by Lane F. Donnelly, MD, recipient of the Society of Pediatric Radiology’s 2009 Singleton-Taybi Award for professional lifetime dedication to medical education.
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    • Newly revised information on quality and safety topics, neurologic imaging, ultrasound in pediatric imaging, and much more.
    • For the first time, additional experts provide updates in their areas of expertise: neurologic, musculoskeletal, cardiac, chest, and GU imaging.

    Surgery, Anesthesiology

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    Surgical management of the transgender patient / [edited by] Loren S. Schechter.  

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