Category: Internal Medicine

Sleep, Memory and Learning, An Issue of Sleep Medicine by Robert Stickgold

By Robert Stickgold

This factor dives into the research of sleep functionality, rather because it pertains to reminiscence and cognition. Any clinician who sees sufferers with sleep problems, or particularly any sleep drugs expert, will locate this data enlightening and worthwhile, because it discusses the present nation of realizing of ways sleep impacts people’ waking cognitive features. those assessment articles describe the study that has taken position, and the teachings that may be taken clear of them, in order that clinicians can hopefully propose their sufferers at the sensible significance of sufficient sleep, and realize cognitive signs of insufficient sleep. Articles talk about such subject matters as animal and human study on sleep and reminiscence, quite a few imaging concepts to explain mind task in the course of sleep, and the position of dreams.

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Smallpox: A History by S.L. Kotar,J.E. Gessler

By S.L. Kotar,J.E. Gessler

Scientifically referred to as Variola major, the deadliest kind of smallpox has plagued mankind considering the fact that “time immemorial.” this article chronicles the global results of the killer affliction, with specific emphasis at the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, together with the devastations of the “speckled illness” in the course of nice armed conflicts. particular realization is paid to the improvement and usage of Dr. Edward Jenner’s vaccination, chronicling the anti-vaccination circulate, the evolving proposal of obligatory vaccination and the worldwide march towards eradication. criminal and ethical demanding situations, the nationwide Vaccine Institute, the therapy of yankee Indians and African american citizens, immigrants, the customarily bloody quarantine battles, germ conflict, superstitions and residential treatments are addressed from the ancient views of these who lived via and those that died of this scourge.

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Pediatric Cancer, Volume 3: Diagnosis, Therapy, and by M.A. Hayat

By M.A. Hayat

Brain tumors are the commonest strong tumor of youth in addition to the top explanation for cancer-related mortality in little ones. This 3rd quantity of the Springer sequence discussing pediatric melanoma specializes in diagnosing, treating, and assessing the long run process malignant mind neoplasms in young children. as well as a normal advent to the principals concerned, the fabric comprises very important study in molecular genetics, an incredible contribution to the molecular characterization of strong tumors, to be able to outline new biomarkers of the affliction and establish molecular pathways. Now it has turn into attainable to accomplish the aim of focusing on new, greater treatments to lessen the tragedy confronted by way of young children. This examine gains the appliance of molecular genetics in fighting peculiar teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT), a hugely competitive embryonal CNS tumor that's one of the commonest malignant neoplasms in kids, with a height prevalence in babies more youthful than 3 years outdated.

Contributors additionally learn the explanations for the typical misdiagnosis of AT/RT tumors as different varieties of CNS tumors. they assist get to the bottom of this factor by means of indicating the main points of an abnormality within the genetics of AT/RT, that is targeted to AT/RT style. The INII gene on chromosome 22q11 is curious about the AT/RT. The presence of this gene and the SMARCB1 is mentioned. as well as discussing those vital themes, the amount contains shows of current and destiny remedies. the amount additionally explains AT/RT’s dissemination to the cerebral fluid, the molecular mechanisms underlying the development of medulloblastoma, and the significance of gamma knife radiosurgery in the course of multimodality administration of medulloblastoma/PNET tumors. different themes mentioned comprise utilizing magnetic resonance imaging for diagnosing retinoblastoma, and mapping the consequences of radiotherapy in low-grade glioma in little ones. info on adjustments in cell-cycle regulators which are inspired by way of tumor suppressor genes and oncogenes is unique. members supply strategies touching on non-narcotic analgesic workouts for kids improving from cranial and spinal surgical procedure. the sensible wisdom of frontier-expanding study offered leads this authoritative quantity to be a compelling addition to the literature.

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Dermatology E-Book: An Illustrated Colour Text by David Gawkrodger,Michael R Ardern-Jones

By David Gawkrodger,Michael R Ardern-Jones

This concise textbook of dermatology is aimed toward clinical scholars, these getting ready for the MRCP and MRCGP examinations and expert nurses. the data is gifted in a hugely available structure, utilizing double web page spreads for every subject. vast use of color for either medical pictures and pictures makes for an outstanding visual appeal. For overview for exam education key aspect packing containers are supplied. during this fourth variation wide revision has been made to the contents to mirror adjustments within the realizing of dermatological stipulations at a molecular point and the adjustments in scientific perform. additionally using the web for dermatological info by means of either medical professionals and sufferers is reviewed.

  • Information awarded in effortless to entry double-page spreads.
  • Highly illustrated with complete color photos and graphics.
  • Summary bins for exam preparation.
  • Covers the topic from simple molecular mechanisms via to the rules of scientific and surgical treatment.
  • Gives references to web URLs for additional information.
  • Includes a thesaurus of dermatological terms.

New co-author brought for the 5th edition.

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Varicella-Zoster Virus Epithelial Keratitis in Herpes Zoster by Helena M. Tabery

By Helena M. Tabery

Herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) is a typical affliction within the aged and the immunosuppressed, with possibly devastating sequelae. analysis of HZO is medical yet just about all its manifestations are non-specific. The exception is varicella-zoster virus epithelial keratitis, that's usually the one indicator of the genuine nature of the disorder. This publication is exclusive in offering high-magnification pictures, got by way of non-contact in vivo photomicrography, that catch the detailed positive aspects of varicella-zoster virus epithelial keratitis in HZO. either the morphology and the dynamics of the corneal epithelial lesions are wonderfully documented, together with in sufferers with HZO sine herpete and recurrent sickness. 3 infrequent instances of ocular floor involvement in acute HZO are incorporated, and the ultimate bankruptcy conscientiously compares varicella-zoster virus epithelial keratitis in HZO and the lesions of herpes simplex virus.

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Anal and Rectal Diseases: A Concise Manual by Eli D. Ehrenpreis,shmuel avital,Mark Singer

By Eli D. Ehrenpreis,shmuel avital,Mark Singer

Anal and Rectal illnesses: A Concise guide offers a succinct reference at the topic for clinicians, together with basic care physicians, gastroenterologists, basic surgeons, physician's assistants and nurse practitioners. offered in a constant structural variety that offers either a normal precis of person themes in the box in addition to extra info to help people with a few historical past wisdom within the topic sector, this convenient quantity presents details regarding the sector of anorectal ailment in a layout that's simply obtainable for fast acquisition of data. every one subject is printed in a multidisciplinary type with the scientific, surgical, and pathological elements truly precise in each one part. every one part essentially describes the situation with updated administration directions and priceless medical pearls. the quantity positive factors top of the range illustrations within the kind of based hand drawn figures, tables, photos of actual findings, endoscopic unearths and radiographs. The scientific photos and x-rays can be of serious worth to gastroenterologists whose strong point isn't coloproctology. Chapters on automated tomographic colography (virtual colonoscopy) and others cover the more moderen applied sciences hired for diagnostic reasons in those illnesses. Anal and Rectal illnesses: A Concise guide offers clinicians with a device for speedy session for direct sufferer care and management.

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Clinical Dilemmas in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: New by Peter Irving,Corey A. Siegel,David Rampton,Fergus Shanahan

By Peter Irving,Corey A. Siegel,David Rampton,Fergus Shanahan

the second one version of Clinical Dilemmas in Inflammatory Bowel illness: New Challenges, is a pragmatic, up to date guide delivering specialist information on particular scientific dilemmas and troublesome areas that the gastroenterologist on a regular basis faces in day by day practice. 

In this re-creation, seventy five% of the “dilemmas” are fresh dilemmas dealing with the IBD professional relating rising therapy remedies, resembling using cannabinoids and Viagra for Crohn’s disease.  the remainder 25% of the dilemmas are absolutely up to date from the former version, incorporating the newest medical thinking.

Each of the fifty seven evidence-based chapters includes transparent studying issues, addresses diverse themes, and gives sound tips on topics starting from optimizing present administration via to big administration difficulties and novel treatments.

This ebook is appropriate for all doctors focused on the care of sufferers with IBD: tested and trainee gastroenterologists, colorectal surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, professional nurses, pharmacists, dieticians and counselors.

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Atlas of Airway Management: Techniques and Tools by Steven L. Orebaugh,Paul E. Bigeleisen

By Steven L. Orebaugh,Paul E. Bigeleisen

profitable airway administration calls for strict realization to anatomic aspect and the facility to tailor administration ideas to every patient’s disease and presentation. With the Atlas of Airway administration, readers will find a clinically targeted, abundantly illustrated consultant to appropriate anatomy, in addition to the newest instruments and confirmed innovations within the field.

the second one version of this revered source offers a more robust and enlarged text—along with new sections on pediatric purposes, bronchoscopy, specified airway issues within the emergency room and the ICU, and post-intubation care concerns. assurance of latest and rising suggestions contains fabric on noninvasive air flow and high-frequency jet ventilation.

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Infectious Disease Threats, An Issue of Medical Clinics, by Douglas S. Paauw

By Douglas S. Paauw

This factor of clinical Clinics covers the present most sensible practices on easy methods to deal with infectious ailment threats. visitor edited by way of Douglas Paauw, the themes lined will comprise herpes, pertussis, multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis, pneumococcal infections, MRSA and more.

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Critical Limb Ischemia Carotid Surgery (Current Aspects in by S. Horsch,K. Tenidis

By S. Horsch,K. Tenidis

due to the fact that significant potential randomized multicenter reports (NASCET, ECST, ACAS) have guaranteed the numerous influence of the carotid reconstruction on stroke prevention, the most curiosity in carotid surgical procedure specializes in smooth radiologic systems, new features in surgical method, and perioperative zone, paricularly of the carotid artery is, as a result, additionally most sensible handled in an interdisciplinary method concerning the neurologist, angioradiologist, and vascular physician. those present topics must be mentioned and continuously revised with new constructing aspects.

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