- (2012; 1st Edition)Advanced Concepts in Surgical ResearchShow details
Advanced Concepts in Surgical Research is a practical, reader-friendly guide to planning, conducting, and evaluating solid, evidence-based surgical research that leads to high-quality results. Geared to the investigator who has already mastered basic principles, this book focuses on more advanced topics such as randomized controlled trials, survey design, observational studies, meta analyses, statistical concepts, reporting of data, and much more.
Includes tips and insights from experienced surgical researchers on how to conduct an effective clinical study and avoid pitfalls
Supplies hard-to-find information on current topics such as randomization systems and technology and publication bias
Provides standardized, easy-to-reference text boxes with highlighted key concepts, on-the-spot definitions of terminology in Jargon Simplified sections, and real-world case examples from the literature
Presents nearly 60 illustrations and tables to help in visualizing key concepts
Filled with proven research methodologies, clinical data, examples, and strategies that can be applied across a wide range of disciplines, Advanced Concepts in Surgical Research illuminates the challenges and solutions of modern day surgical research. It is essential for any clinician undertaking a well-defined, systematic, clinically relevant, and ultimately successful surgical research study.
- (2012; 1st Edition)Color Atlas of DermatologyShow details
Color Atlas of Dermatology is an illustrated guide to the broad spectrum of dermatological pathologies. This easy-to-use book provides a wealth of practical knowledge essential in both daily practice and when planning treatment.
The atlas organizes the main areas of clinical dermatology in a user-friendly format—presenting short, precise descriptions on the left and illustrative images on the right. This text brings you the most practical and comprehensive information. It begins with the basic principles of dermatological practice, followed by a thorough study of each disease accompanied by techniques for diagnoses and treatment. Treatment procedures include surgery, pharmacotherapy, and the physical modalities. The instructive color plates are an invaluable aid in visualizing even the most complex relationships.
Hundreds of detailed images of actual cases, including graphic illustrations of diagnostic and therapeutic pathways
Valuable treatment notes for all common dermatological conditions
All of the current scientific knowledge of dermatology combined with the classic Thieme Flexibook layout with a double-page spread
- (2010; 1st Edition)Getting Your Research Paper Published. A Surgical Perspective.Show details
Written from the perspective of experienced surgeons and veteran researchers, this succinct, how-to manual provides readers with everything they need to prepare, publish, and present a scientific research paper. The expert authors address every aspect of the publication process, including quality and ethics in academic writing, the rules of authorship, grammar, formatting, style, and much more. Each consistently organized chapter begins with a brief summary and introduction and ends with up-to-date references and carefully selected suggestions for further reading.
Numerous hints and tips appear throughout the text, such as advice on writing abstracts, and information on how to get one’s paper accepted at an international meeting
Valuable examples of good and bad introductions, recommendations for using statistical data, and common pitfalls in the reporting of surgical results
Easy-to-reference text boxes present Key Concepts, Jargon Simplified, and Reality Checks
Detailed diagrams help readers visualize complex points
This must-have reference is essential reading for every surgeon, surgical resident and clinical researcher who wants to contribute to the scientific community through publication in academic journals.