Surgical Treatment of Colorectal Problems in Children

This beautifully illustrated ebook at the surgery of pediatric colorectal difficulties focuses specifically at the particular technical maneuvers which may be thought of key to profitable effects. The offered administration thoughts are in line with a database comprising over 5000 sufferers, greater than 2300 of whom were operated on via one of many authors as lead health care professional over the last 30 years. the total variety of colorectal issues in young ones is therefore lined, from cloaca and fistulas to infrequent displays. moreover, chapters are incorporated on issues corresponding to prenatal prognosis, minimally invasive innovations, contemporary advances in imaging, and a bowel administration application for fecal incontinence. Surgical remedy of Colorectal difficulties in Children is eminently a realistic booklet. readability, simplicity and applicability are emphasised all through. the distinction of the illustrations and images is an important characteristic and the reader also will have entry to instructive video clips of procedures.

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Bones and Muscles: An Illustrated Anatomy

By Virginia Cantarella

Bones and muscular tissues: An Illustrated Anatomy is 187 pages lengthy with a hundred and forty four full-color illustrations. it's the first anatomy textbook to be had in basic terms in booklet structure. it may be downloaded in entire or partially as a PDF dossier, or ordered as a CD at a fragment of the price of a customary scientific textbook.
Bones and muscle tissues makes a speciality of just one point of the human body--the origins and insertions of the voluntary muscle tissue. The structure is straightforward and uncluttered, with drawings at the correct and text--including activities, origins and insertions of the muscles--on the left. Translations of the names of the bones and muscle groups from the Latin and Greek are supplied.
The writer and illustrator, Virginia Cantarella, is a well known scientific illustrator with 20 significant scientific texts to her credits, together with the vintage Aesthetic cosmetic surgery via Thomas Rees, M.D.
Here is what Rees has to assert approximately Bones and muscle groups:
"The research of anatomy is innately tough as a result of the inbuilt "dryness" of the topic. The psychological workout required to memorize the main points is a run of the mill activity at most sensible. In clinical tuition, i discovered the research of Gray's Anatomy to be tedious past phrases. The illustrations weren't attractive.
"This new paintings by way of Virginia Cantarella is a pride to the attention and makes the learn of anatomy a pleasure... She has married accuracy of aspect with paintings - a such a lot tricky job. i used to be fortunate adequate to have Ms Cantarella's companies in illustrating variations of my texts AESTHETIC cosmetic surgery, of which i used to be the editor and writer. The readability and attraction of her illustrations of surgical anatomy contributed a lot to the good fortune of those books which drew compliments from plastic surgeons from around the globe.
"I have came upon those anatomical plates and their accompanying textual content to be a pride to the attention and the brain. The anatomy is sort of incidental to the artwork. i think this paintings becomes the vintage in which all destiny texts on anatomy can be measured. The paintings turns out to be useful for all staff within the box of overall healthiness care no matter if a physician, nurse, paramedic, rehabilitation expert, or different health and wellbeing provider."
--Thomas D. Rees, M.D., F.A.C.S.
"Congratulations on an outstanding publication. I'm inspired. i like to recommend it hugely for surgeons, chiropractors and and therapeutic massage therapists."
-- Dr. Michael Patipa, West Palm seashore, Florida
"Your illustrations are so transparent and distinctive that we will be able to use them in teaching mom and dad on particular injuries/muscles."
-- Susan Shonbrun, PT from St. Joseph's medical institution, Tampa, Florida
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The Lady and Her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creation of Mary Shelley's Masterpiece

By Roseanne Montillo

Instructed with the verve and ghoulish enjoyable of a Tim Burton movie, The woman and Her Monsters is a hugely wonderful mixture of literary historical past, lore, and early clinical exploration that lines the origins of the best horror tale of all time--Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Exploring the frightful milieu within which Frankenstein was once written, Roseanne Montillo, a thrilling new literary expertise, recounts how Shelley's Victor Frankenstein reflected genuine scientists of the interval. Montillo paints a wealthy portrait of Shelley and her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and their contemporaries and their buddy Lord Byron. Intellectually curious, they have been artists, poets, and philosophers, united in captivation with the occultists and bold scientists risking their reputations and their immortal souls to strengthen our realizing of human anatomy and medicine.

These awesome investigations couldn't be undertaken with out the cutthroat grave robbers who prowled cemeteries for a offer of clean corpses. The newly useless have been used for either inner most and extremely public autopsies and dissections, in addition to the main bold trials of all: makes an attempt at human reanimation in the course of the software of electricity.

Juxtaposing colossal mechanization and emerging industrialism with the elegant good looks and decadence of the mythical Romantics who outlined the age, Montillo takes us right into a global the place poets develop into legends in salons and boudoirs; the place fame-hungry "doctors" behavior surprising performances for rabid, wide-eyed audiences; and the place maniacal physique snatchers secretly toil in citadel dungeons.

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Integrative Medical Biochemistry: Examination and Board Review

By Michael W. King

Essential for USMLE Step 1 assessment!

A rigorous full-color assessment for any form of biochemistry or clinical biochemistry examination!

Integrative clinical Biochemistry exam and Board Review is a quick and potent approach that you should arrange for normal path examinations in biochemistry and scientific biochemistry, in addition to clinical board checks and the USMLE Step 1. a different function of this evaluation is the mixing of scientific biochemistry with body structure, pathophysiology, pathology, and anatomy, making it ideal for modern swiftly altering scientific university curriculum. Integrative clinical Biochemistry exam and Board Review is logically divided into 4 sections:

  • Section 1 covers the fundamentals of the most important construction blocks of all cells and tissues
  • Section 2 discusses metabolic biochemistry with a robust emphasis on medical correlations and medical issues with regards to those all very important pathways
  • Section 2 reports the mobile and Molecular Biology themes linked to scientific biochemistry, body structure, and pathology
  • Section four contains 10 chapters with high-yield integrative subject matters of price not just to scientific scholars, yet to all scholars of the discipline

Packed with worthy studying aids:

  • 1,100 multiple-choice questions, 1/2 that are USMLE Step 1 type
  • Thorough motives for every solution
  • 350 full-color illustrations
  • Every bankruptcy includes:
    • An define directory the main themes coated
    • A checklist of high-yield phrases concerning the content material
    • Numerous explanatory figures and tables designed to extend your knowing of must-know fabric
    • A record that recaps vital and high-yield concepts
  • Most chapters comprise distinctive medical bins that current high-yield details pertaining to illnesses and problems with regards to defects within the pathways being discussed

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Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders

By Roger Kurlan, Paul Greene

Hyperkinetic circulation problems the most recent version to the modern Neurology sequence, will disguise the symptoms, the pathophysiology, the genetics (where applicable), and the treatments of every type of hyperkinetic circulation disease. there's a presentation of clinically-focused information about the whole spectrum of neurological and psychiatric stipulations characterised by means of involuntary movements.

With Parkinson's affliction because the most typical hypokinetic circulate disease, the e-book expands on different hyperkinetic circulate problems the place great growth has been made within the figuring out of the function of the basal ganglia within the pathophysiology of those hyperkinesia problems and in motor regulate, muscle tone, posture, and cognitive strategies. even if cures that concentrate on pathogenesis are nonetheless missing, potent administration of hyperkinetic circulation issues calls for that physicians are familiar with present and novel pharmacological and surgical approaches.
Following history information regarding how one can process hyperkinetic circulation issues and the neural circuitry underlying them, there are person chapters that conceal tremor, dystonia, Huntington's illness (and different choreas, athetosis, ballism), Tourette's syndrome (and different tic disorders), behavior, mannerisms, compulsions, stereotypies, myoclonus, drug-induced issues, Wilson's disorder, hyperkinetic flow issues with a peripheral set off and people of uncertain starting place, and psychogenic flow issues. Chapters contain sections on medical phenomenology, etiology and pathogenesis and remedy. There also are online assets for clinicians and sufferers to consult as well.

The skilled authors have particularly chosen clinical and different released info that most sensible is helping clinicians comprehend, diagnose and optimally deal with hyperkinetic move problems. The authors' technique is finished but concentrated and sensible with an emphasis on medical care.

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Cardiovascular Physiology 8/E (Lange Medical Books)

The most sensible cardiovascular body structure textual content for USMLE and examination review

Cardiovascular Physiology is a concise and relaxing manner that you should achieve a basic wisdom of the elemental working ideas of the intact cardiovascular method and the way these ideas practice to medical drugs. Succinct yet thorough, it makes a speciality of the proof and ideas you want to comprehend to get an excellent "big photo" review of ways the cardiovascular approach operates in general and irregular events. No different textual content will turn out extra important in bettering your skill to guage the myriad new details you may be uncovered to all through your occupation, than Cardiovascular Physiology.


  • NEW contains a "Perspectives" part in every one bankruptcy that identifies vital unresolved matters
  • Clarifies the main points of physiologic mechanisms and their position in pathologic states
  • Links cardiovascular body structure to prognosis and therapy
  • Summarizes key suggestions on the finish of every bankruptcy
  • Highlights must-know info with bankruptcy pursuits
  • Reinforces studying with research questions on the finish of every chapter

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Happy-People-Pills For All

By Mark Walker

Happy-People-Pills for All explores present theories of happiness whereas demonstrating the necessity to boost complicated pharmacological brokers for the enhancement of our skill for happiness and wellbeing.

  • Presents the 1st specific exploration of the enhancement of happiness
  • A debatable but rigorous argument that demonstrates the ethical primary for the advance and mass distribution of ‘happy-pills’, to advertise the health of the person and society
  • Brings jointly the philosophy, psychology and biology of happiness
  • Maps the improvement of the subsequent new release of confident temper pharmacology
  • Offers a corrective to modern bills of happiness

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Neuromuscular Monitoring

Neuromuscular tracking is important for the really appropriate use of muscle relaxants. together with reversal, it truly is basic to each winning process for handling postoperative residual blocks. This reference paintings is a compendium of the entire crucial info had to video display neuromuscular functionality. Physiological and pharmacological fundamentals of neuromuscular transmission, ideas of neuromuscular tracking: find out how to position stimulation electrodes, thoroughly decide upon the stimulation mode and interprete findings, useful ideas for scientific regimen, scientific suggestions in the back of qualitative and quantitative nerve stimulators, accomplished presentation of acceleromyography together with a query & resolution part, summaries of all key issues, present directions at the clinical use of acceleromyography.

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Handbook of Cardiovascular CT: Essentials for Clinical Practice

'Handbook of Cardiac CT' is a primer for the sensible functionality and interpretation of cardiovascular computed tomography. This handbook serves as a better half to the textbook: 'Cardiac CT Imaging: analysis of heart problems' and gives crucial concise and useful textual content precis of every subject, with extra tables, algorithms, protocols and key photographs for orientation to and familiarization with very important ailment procedures. This handbook goals a interpreting viewers who're within the education part of functionality and interpretation of cardiovascular CT and is designed as an simply obtainable pocket reference.

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