By David Quammen
“Science writing as detective tale at its best.” ―Jennifer Ouellette, Scientific American
A New York instances Notable e-book of the 12 months, a Scientific American most sensible ebook of the 12 months, and a Finalist for the nationwide booklet Critics Circle Award.
Ebola, SARS, Hendra, AIDS, and numerous different lethal viruses all have something in universal: the insects that transmit those illnesses all originate in wild animals and cross to people by means of a strategy referred to as spillover. during this gripping account, David Quammen takes the reader alongside in this mind-blowing quest to benefit how, the place from, and why those ailments emerge and asks the terrifying query: What could the following massive one be?
The 3rd Edition of this vintage compendium, diet D, is the main finished, authoritative reference on hand within the box. In volumes and over a hundred chapters, the editors and authors have marshaled all presently to be had facts at the uncomplicated mechanisms, general body structure and results on sickness of nutrition D; they've got laid out for the reader updated and specialist info at the position of nutrition D in future health and lots of issues. With new chapters on a number of cancers, this whole reference paintings is key for an individual operating in endocrinology, osteology, bone biology, or melanoma research.
chapters conceal the chemistry and metabolism of nutrition D, function in mineralization, different objective organs, and basic physiological results. Volume Two is extra clinically orientated addressing deficiency difficulties (including prognosis, interactions within the endocrine process, and involvement in malignancies). Volumes One and are actually bought individually in print. quantity One ISBN: 9780123870353; quantity ISBN: 9780123870346.
*Most complete, authoritative reference on nutrition D *Volumes One and now bought individually *Volume One chapters conceal the chemistry and metabolism of nutrition D, function in mineralization, different objective organs, and basic physiological results *Volume is extra clinically orientated addressing deficiency difficulties (including analysis, interactions within the endocrine process, and involvement in malignancies) *Offers 32 new chapters on squamous mobilephone melanoma, mind melanoma, thyroid melanoma and plenty of extra; new sections comprise rising makes use of for remedies of auto-immune ailments and diabetes *Over six hundred illustrations and figures to be had on significant other website
By Julia Smedley, Finlay Dick
Totally revised for this moment version, the Oxford guide of Occupational future health presents a concise practice-based advisor. Bringing jointly the newest laws and counsel with present perform within the box, this is often your authoritative advisor to assessing and coping with well-being hazards within the workplace.
Consisting of twelve sections masking the entire breadth of perform, the guide comprises place of work dangers and ailments, occupational well-being emergencies, and useful methods. This moment version can be up-to-date with new details on psychiatric emergencies, mental cures, power ache administration, writing a coverage, and weight problems. supplying an intensive, easy-to-use consultant to the entire of occupational healthiness, this instruction manual is the fundamental source for all occupational physicians, occupational health and wellbeing nurses, occupational hygienists, and all these facing office wellbeing and fitness and health, supplying you with the knowledge you would like at your fingertips.
Get the main out of your learn time...and adventure a practical USMLE simulation! Rapid overview Pathology, by way of Edward F. Goljan, MD, makes it effortless so you might master all the pathology fabric coated at the USMLE Step 1. It combines an up-to-date outline-format evaluate of key ideas and 1000's of full-color photos and margin notes, PLUS greater than 400 USMLE-style on-line questions! Get all of the perform you want to be successful at the USMLE!
- Review the entire info you want to understand fast and simply
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with a basic, two-color define layout that comes with High-Yield Margin Notes and Key Points.
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- Take a timed or perform USMLE™ attempt, access rationales for why every one resolution is correct or improper, and hyperlink to different speedy assessment books you could have bought online at www.StudentConsult.com.
with over 1,000 full-color pictures, thoroughly reviewed and up-to-date for this new edition.
'Handbook of Cardiac CT' is a primer for the sensible functionality and interpretation of cardiovascular computed tomography. This guide serves as a significant other to the textbook: 'Cardiac CT Imaging: prognosis of heart problems' and gives crucial concise and functional textual content precis of every subject, with extra tables, algorithms, protocols and key photographs for orientation to and familiarization with very important affliction techniques. This guide pursuits a analyzing viewers who're within the education section of functionality and interpretation of cardiovascular CT and is designed as an simply available pocket reference.
By Darlene D. Pedersen
A Davis's be aware Book!
Includes DSM-5 content material and is the First Place winner of the 2013 AJN booklet of the yr Award in Psychiatric and psychological health and wellbeing Nursing!
This pocket consultant offers easy access to need-to-know details on simple behavioral theories, psychological healthiness checks together with screening instruments (depression, nervousness, suicide, postnatal and geriatric melancholy, alcohol, hoarding and others), key facets of psychiatric and main issue interventions, up to date and "at your fingertips" key psychotropic info, terrorism, PTSD and armed forces, labs/tests, and buyer schooling and lots more and plenty more!
The 4th variation has been completely up to date to bring much more assets and instruments, plus new DSM-5 content material.
"Psych Notes is full of the entire crucial content material essential to evaluate (you also needs to have increased wisdom of this content material) and move the ANCC PMHNP certification examination. you may be astonished with the intensity and breadth of data contained during this effortless to learn and use (spiral sure) publication. make sure you entry the web info that accompanies this publication, too because it includes a grid evaluating the alterations from DSM-IV and DSM-5!"--Sandra Hannon-Engel, Ph.D., RN, CNS, PMHNP, Assistant Professor, William F. Connell tuition of Nursing, Boston university, Boston, MA.
By Nerdcore Medical
What's the Bacterionomicon?
The Bacterionomicon is an artbook bestiary, with entries for forty-one “Lords of Pestilence” (infectious micro organism) and 27 “Apothecary Healers” (antibiotics).
It’s a derivative from, and growth of, a card video game known as “Healing Blade: Infectious disorder Card Battle” – yet you don’t have to have performed the sport to benefit from the book!
Who is that this publication for?
• somebody attracted to technological know-how OR medication. studying is better whilst it’s enjoyable! Paging via this publication provides tale, drama, and accessibility to the a bit of overwhelming fields of microbiology, pathology, and pharmacology.
• scientific AND NURSING scholars. learn, research, research: It’s all you do! Take a holiday and web page via this cool ebook. bet what! You’re nonetheless learning. The mnemonic units during this ebook can help drill these things into your brain.
• doctors. remain sharp! something is helping, and The Bacterionomicon will remove darkness from another elements of your mind and provides you a few artistic mnemonic units. Plus, it’s cool to acknowledge all of the little medical proof embedded in those characters.
• RPG lovers. an excellent addition to any gamer’s choice of beasts and heroes. Make a crusade that travels via a metaphorical human physique, ridding the land of evil pests, utilizing proposal from this book!
• delusion paintings creditors. a gorgeous coffee-table e-book to rival the other. positioned away the exobiology e-book for your time and dazzle them with a few super-nerdy clinical fantasy.
• WAITERS WITH asymmetric TABLES. have you ever run out of shims in your wobbly tables? Tear out a couple of pages from this e-book – good day wait, don’t do th – c’mon, we labored not easy on that!
By Lionel P. Raymon, Craig Davis, Steven R. Harris
This can be a scanned (un-OCR-ed) PDF of the Lecture Notes that Kaplan scientific distributes in the event you take one among their prep classes for the USMLE Step 1 exam.
The following preface references 7 volumes. This comprises basically the Pharmacology volume.
These 7 volumes of Lecture Notes symbolize the main -likely-to-be-tested fabric at the present USMLE Step 1 examination. Please notice that those are Lecture Notes, no longer evaluate books. The Notes have been designed to be followed by way of school lectures-live, on video, or on the net. analyzing them with out getting access to the accompanying lectures isn't really a great way to check for the USMLE.
To maximize the effectiveness of those Notes, annotate them as you hearken to lectures. To facilitate this method, we've created huge, clean margins. whereas those margins are sometimes punctuated by means of school high-yield "margin notes," they're, for the main half, left clean in your notations.
Many scholars locate that previewing the Notes ahead of the lecture is a truly potent strategy to arrange for sophistication. this permits you to expect the components the place you'll have to pay specific awareness. It additionally provides you the chance to map out how the data goes to be awarded and what kind of learn aids (charts, diagrams, etc.) you need to upload. This approach works whether you're attending a dwell lecture or staring at one on video or the internet.
By Shirley A. Jones
The key to ECG interpretation is development popularity, and trend reputation is built an analogous means as any skill—through repetition.
ECG Success illustrates the most important beneficial properties of dozens of arrhythmias and offers a number of perform strips to permit the coed to benefit the delicate findings that aid distinguish one from another.
Organized via the seven different types of arrhythmias, ECG Success experiences the fundamentals of ECGs (anatomy, body structure, electrophysiology, etc.), and gives a various staff of strips for perform and trying out development acceptance. additionally, the booklet contains 4 perform checks, each one with seventy five randomized ECG strips, and a unit with greater than ten case stories with multiple-choice questions and extra ECG strips.
ECG Success covers all of the info needed—anatomy and body structure, perform, case situations, and suitable emergency care—to support the reader suppose efficient and up to speed, even if confronted with a nonthreatening ECG or an emergency situation.
By Barry Carver
This e-book offers in a single concise quantity the total variety of radiographic positioning and methods - the basic options of radiography which all scholars and execs needs to comprehend. Uniquely, it combines this crucial middle wisdom with a reflective process. The editors have introduced jointly contributions from radiographers, radiography teachers, radiologists and different specialists from the economic area of clinical imaging, all chosen for his or her medical and educational services.