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SIXTH REVISED EDITION – The reader's rapid assimilation of medical concepts is the key to the continuing success of this best-selling book. A caption explains the concept illustrated on each page, and a few simple sentences reinforce the concept with interactive (programmed) learning, which links to the following page. Dr Dubin's light and entertaining style, known world-wide, makes learning enjoyable. Practice twelve-lead tracings at the end establish self-confidence, and summarized reference sheets with examples (designed to be copied) provide an excellent review.
OUR OPINION – Easy to read and understand rapid EKG interpretation. Topics are broken down to a fundamental level avoiding any sense of information overload; leaving the reader feeling confident with their newly acquired knowledge. Each edition is updated with current content that reflects everyday clinical relevancy.
OVER 300 ILLUSTRATIONS INSIDE – Electrocardiograms can seem very daunting when you first try to read them. In this guide, you will understand how ECGs are performed, what they represent about the heart, and what it means to see something you don't think is normal. Before you get into the hard stuff—the actual interpretation of ECGs, and what to do about what you've read—you'll study the source of the ECG, which is the heart. By reviewing what this important organ looks like and does every moment of your life, you'll see how those ECG lines get generated and what exactly they mean.
OUR OPINION – This guide gives you the tools to read any ECG and know what it means. It covers different forms of arrhythmias as well as ECG evidence of ischemia and infarction. This text also addresses what you need to know concerning how drugs and electrolyte abnormalities affect the heart, and what kind of ECG you'll see under such influences.
FOUTH EDITION – LEADING INTRODUCTORY RADIOLOGY TEXT – Dr. William Herring’s clear, conversational writing style employs a touch of humor to explain what you need to know to effectively interpret medical images of all modalities. From the basics of patient safety, dose reduction, and radiation protection to the latest information on ultrasound, MRI, and CT, this concise, user-friendly text provides a complete, up-to-date introduction to radiology needed by today’s students. Features an easy-to-read bulleted format, high-quality illustrations, useful tables, and teaching boxes.
OUR OPINION – Teaches how to arrive at a diagnosis by following a pattern recognition approach, and logically overcome difficult diagnostic challenges with the aid of decision trees. Helps ensure mastery of the material with additional online content, bonus images and offers quick review and instruction for medical students, residents, and fellows, as well as those in related fields such as nurse practitioners and PAs.
SECOND EDITION – Delivers the conceptual, factual, and interpretive information you need for effective clinical practice in emergency radiology, as well certification and recertification review. Master core knowledge the easy and affordable way with clear, concise text enhanced by at-a-glance illustrations, boxes, and tables – all revised and enhanced with digital content to bring you up to date with today’s state of the art knowledge. Presents emergent findings and differential diagnosis tables so that important content is identified clearly within the text.
OUR OPINION – Provides clinical material on radiology procedures that define your role in managing a patient with an emergent condition. Prepares you for written exams or clinical practice with critical information on CTA in the ED on coronary, aorta, brain, and visceral arteries, plus new protocols for trauma and non-traumatic injuries. Stay up to date on what’s new in the field and gain a practical, visual understanding of emergency radiology thanks to more than 900 multi-modality images.
Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology
by Klaus Wolff, MD, FRCP; Richard Allen Johnson, MDCM; Arturo P. Saavedra, MD, PhD, MBA & Ellen K. Roh, MD
EIGHTH EDITION – One of the bestselling dermatology books in the world, this quick-reference clinical guide has virtually defined the field for thousands of physicians, dermatology residents, and medical students for more than three decades. Spanning the entire spectrum of skin problems, this text combines laser-precise color images of skin lesions along with an overview of epidemiology and pathophysiology, and detailed information on diagnosis and treatment. Features Approximately 1083 full-color images, with more than 40% new to this edition and the color-coded 4-part organization facilitates review at a glance and includes helpful icons denoting the incidence and morbidity of the disease
OUR OPINION – If you’ve been looking for a unique combination text, clinical reference, and color atlas that spans the entire field of dermatology and has been trusted by thousands of clinicians and students, your search ends here. Thoroughly updated coverage of etiology, pathogenesis, management, and therapy with many images highlight skin disease in different ethnic populations.
SEVENTH EDITION – Provides superbly illustrated, easy-to-follow guidance on common skin conditions. This bestselling manual helps you identify, treat, and manage even hard-to-diagnose skin disorders and provides state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of dermatologic care. In this carefully revised 7th Edition, Dr. James Dinulos builds upon the foundation of excellence established by Dr. Thomas Habif, ensuring this manual remains a global leader in the field and an indispensable resource in daily practice.
OUR OPINION – This textbook allows you to compare clinical findings to thousands of images depicting virtually any skin condition. Features a highly visual Regional DDx Atlas section that helps you narrow down diagnoses and directs you to the section in the text that provides more information. Provides a Disorders Index for quick retrieval of information, updates you on the newest treatment options throughout, includes numerous quick-reference tables that summarize "need to know" diagnostic and therapeutic evidence.