Download E-books Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science PDF

By Atul Gawande

In gripping debts of real circumstances, general practitioner Atul Gawande explores the ability and the bounds of medication, supplying an unflinching view from the scalpel's facet. issues lays naked a technology no longer in its idealized shape yet because it really is―uncertain, puzzling, and profoundly human.

Complications is a 2002 nationwide e-book Award Finalist for Nonfiction.

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Download E-books Atlas d'acupuncture PDF

By Claudia Focks

Très pratique pour localiser correctement les issues d'acupuncture, cet atlas décrit aussi le contexte particulier de chaque aspect et ses possibilités thérapeutiques. En advent, l'ouvrage fait un rappel synthétique du système des méridiens, des différentes méthodes de localisation des issues, des mesures du corps en cun et des repères anatomiques. Le coeur de l'ouvrage présente de manière claire et détaillée plus de four hundred issues d'acupuncture : issues des méridiens principaux, issues des huit merveilleux vaisseaux et issues hors méridiens. Les derniers chapitres approfondissent les issues les plus importants de chaque méridien par région anatomique, puis les différentes catégories de issues et leurs institutions. Chaque aspect est présenté selon un schéma-type qui facilite l. a. session rapide : localisation : directions précises qui guident le lecteur pas à pas dans l'anatomie de floor jusqu'à l'emplacement du aspect ; attitude d'insertion : angle(s) et profondeur d'insertion, sort d'aiguille recommandé; activities : symptoms, précautions à prendre, risques et contre-indications éventuels ; caractéristiques particulières : spécificités d'action et d'usage clinique du aspect. Enfin, l'iconographie associe plus de seven hundred photographies et six hundred dessins : les vues d'ensemble ou en macro alternent avec l. a. surimpression des constructions osseuses, musculaires ou vasculaires sur des pictures d'anatomie de floor pour un haut degré de précision visuelle. Didactique et exhaustif, cet atlas sera un outil efficace pour les acupuncteurs, confirmés ou en formation.

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Download E-books Deja Review Pharmacology, Second Edition PDF

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"This is a wonderful overview of pharmacology for the coed who's trying to determine his/her strengths and weaknesses ahead of the exam." -- Alexis Dallara, Fourth 12 months clinical pupil, SUNY Downstate collage of medication

"The fantastic thing about this article is that it contains crucial pharmacology innovations in a compact booklet that may be fast referenced and browse a number of occasions in the course of the process a student's experiences. i might certainly suggest it to any scientific student." -- Rosalyn Pham, Fourth 12 months clinical pupil, college of Washington clinical university

Deja evaluation: Pharmacology boils down your coursework to only the severe recommendations you must comprehend for examination luck. This unbeatable consultant encompasses a quick-read, two-column "flashcard" Q&A format--specifically designed that will help you take note a large number of pertinent details the least bit period of time attainable. The structure permits you to zero-in on merely the right kind solutions to advertise reminiscence retention and get the main from your learn time. nice for final minute evaluation of high-yield evidence, Deja Review presents a simple method so you might investigate your strengths and weaknesses so that you can excel in your path assessments and the USMLE Step 1.

  • Active keep in mind questions let you understand, not only memorize, the content material
  • Clinical vignettes on the finish of chapters arrange you for board-style questions
  • Portable measurement for learn at the go--fits on your white coat pocket
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Download E-books Acute Nephrology for the Critical Care Physician PDF

This useful consultant offers the reader with solutions to special clinically proper questions in regards to the assessment and administration of acute kidney damage (AKI). All facets of severe care nephrology are coated, from pathophysiology and analysis to prevention and remedy. The questions thought of relate to quite a lot of matters, resembling: How do I diagnose AKI? How am i able to guard the kidney in medical perform? How do I deal with sufferers with AKI? whilst should still I begin and the way do I practice renal substitute treatment (RTT)? which kind of RTT is excellent for my sufferer? should still I provide particular nutrition? as well as delivering useful instructions and remedy algorithms, the ebook contains calculators for non-stop RRT and anticoagulant dosing. The authors are the world over popular specialists within the fields of extensive Care drugs and Nephrology and all contributions are written in a transparent and concise kind and feature been peer reviewed. Acute Nephrology for the severe Care Physician will function a really worthy resource for intensivist internists, anesthesiologists and nephrologists fascinated with the administration and therapy of seriously sick sufferers prone to or suffering from AKI.

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Download E-books 12-Lead ECG: The Art of Interpretation (2nd Edition) PDF

By Tomas B. Garcia

Welcome to the main complete source on 12-Lead ECG interpretation!

This all-encompassing, four-color textual content, up-to-date to the recent moment variation, is designed to make you a completely complicated interpreter of ECGs. even if you're paramedic, nurse, nurse practitioner, general practitioner assistant, scientific scholar, or general practitioner desirous to research or brush up in your wisdom of electrocardiography, this publication will meet your needs.

12-Lead ECG: The artwork of Interpretation, moment version takes the advanced topic of electrocardiography and offers it in an easy, leading edge, 3-level procedure. point 1 presents uncomplicated details for people with minimum event studying ECGs. point 2 offers intermediate details for people with a easy knowing of the rules of electrocardiography. point three offers complicated details for people with a few mastery of the topic. the total textual content is written in a pleasant, easy-to-read tone. also, the textual content includes real-life, enormous ECG strips which are built-in through the textual content and analyzed together with the recommendations they illustrate.

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Download E-books Cone Beam CT and 3D imaging: A Practical Guide PDF

Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) has turn into the traditional of reference in dental imaging. The distribution of CBCT units is more and more broad, and the variety of required examinations is continually growing to be. during this surroundings, it really is now crucial that clinical and technical employees obtain particular education within the use of CBCT and that technical instructions for CBCT examinations are validated. This basically based e-book on CBCT might be an amazing relief in day-by-day medical perform. It basically explains uncomplicated CBCT anatomy, exam strategy, and using 3D reformatting software program. quite a lot of circumstances are offered, protecting the main common and suitable stipulations and pathologies, together with dental anomalies, inflammatory and degenerative affliction, tumors, and implants.

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Download E-books ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care PDF

By Theodore C. Chan, William Brady, Peter Rosen

ECG in Emergency drugs and Acute Care offers a complete, clinically appropriate source on electrocardiography if you take care of sufferers within the emergency surroundings. The ebook offers succinct info on ECG abnormalities and their etiologic differential diagnoses; diagnostic standards for the ECG manifestations of assorted medical ailments/ entities; and plenty of 12-lead ECG examples for review.

· bargains specialist counsel from a superior editorial team.

· contains description/pathophysiology · motives · ECG findings · differential diagnosis/hints · and ECG examples within the Electrocardiographic Manifestations of sickness section.

· incorporates a constant bankruptcy association that follows a particular define, making sure constant, trustworthy details throughout.

· makes use of over 450 illustrations, together with a mess of 12-lead examples for review―making this source excellent for board instruction.

· and masses extra.

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Download E-books Using Medicine in Science Fiction: The SF Writer's Guide to Human Biology (Science and Fiction) PDF

This booklet bargains a sincerely written, interesting and finished resource of scientific info for either writers and readers of technological know-how fiction.

Science fiction in print, in videos and on tv all too usually provides doubtful or just fallacious depictions of human biology and clinical matters. This publication explores the true technology at the back of such subject matters as how bodies adapt to being in area, the real-life feasibility of universal plot parts comparable to suspended animation and scientific nanotechnology, and destiny customers for making improvements to future health, prolonging our lives, and embellishing bodies via know-how.

 Each bankruptcy makes a speciality of a unmarried vital technological know-how fiction-related topic, combining concise genuine info with examples drawn from technological know-how fiction in all media. Chapters finish with a “Bottom Line” part summarizing crucial issues mentioned within the bankruptcy and giving technology fiction writers useful suggestion on how one can include them into their very own creations, together with a listing of references for additional analyzing.

 The ebook will attract all readers attracted to studying in regards to the most modern rules on numerous technological know-how fiction-related scientific subject matters, and gives a useful reference resource for writers trying to elevate the realism and clarity in their works.

 Henry G. Stratmann, MD, FACC, FACP is a heart specialist with board certifications in inner drugs, cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. Befor

e coming into deepest perform he grew to become Professor of medication at St. Louis collage college of medication and played scientific clinical learn. Henry acquired a BA in chemistry from St. Louis college and his MD at Southern Illinois college college of medication. he's at the moment enrolled at Missouri kingdom college to acquire a BS in physics with a minor in astronomy. His expert courses comprise being an writer or coauthor of many study articles for scientific journals, essentially within the box of nuclear cardiology. Henry is additionally a customary contributor of either tales and technological know-how truth articles to Analog technological know-how Fiction and Fact.

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