- (2020; 1st Edition)Learning Microbiology and Infectious Diseases: Clinical Case Prep for the USMLE®Show details
High-yield microbiology cases help students apply knowledge and prepare for board exams
Learning Microbiology and Infectious Diseases: Clinical Case Prep for the USMLE® by Tracey A. H. Taylor, Dwayne Baxa, and Matthew Sims presents diverse cases that encourage problem-based learning, which is key to building diagnostic skills. Each case portrays a real-life scenario, promoting a bridge from foundational knowledge to its application. A series of USMLE-style questions with thorough explanations provide an understanding of microbiology and infectious diseases, an ability to differentiate between infections and viruses, and identify bacteria, fungi, and parasites. Questions cover causative agents, disease transmission, mechanism of pathogenesis action, and pharmacotherapy.
50 case studies with images mirror situations seen in everyday practice
An intermingling of bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology cases, and organ systems reflect real-world patient scenarios and encourage critical thinking
Comprehensive cases encompass symptoms and duration, medical and family history, physical exam and lab findings, differential diagnosis, and treatment and prevention
This essential, highly practical resource will help medical students build problem-solving skills, assess microbiology and infectious disease knowledge, and fully prepare for the boards.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Case Guides to Complete and Partial Denture ProsthodonticsShow details
Case-based dentistry resource details the art of crafting basic to complex dental prosthodontics
Case Guides to Complete and Partial Denture Prosthodontics by prosthodontist and educator Robin Wilding is designed to take dental students on a progressive journey through a sequence of case guides that are based on actual patient scenarios. This comprehensive resource presents clinical challenges in stepwise increments, starting with a one-tooth partial denture and concluding with an implant-supported mandibular overdentures. By mastering less complicated prosthetics first, students are able to gain the necessary skills and confidence to manage more advanced cases.
Eleven clinical scenarios reflect those a student or general dentist will likely encounter in daily practice
Basic science content offered in separate appendices provides relevant scientific background for each case, while keeping the focus on clinical skills
Highly-rated appendices cover practice management topics, including patient FAQs
Videos provide step-by-step guidance on performing specific procedures, from duplicating and placing a denture to solving the problems of an unstable mandibular complete denture
This guide is an essential learning resource for dental students and an excellent teaching tool for dental school instructors.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Neurological Diseases: Implications in Medical and Dental PracticesShow details
Unique guide to coordinated and optimized treatment of common neurological diseases
Neurological and neurodegenerative diseases have a significant impact on a patient's functionality, independence, and overall quality of life. Multidisciplinary clinical care, coordination, and treatment modifications are key to increasing survival rates and enhancing the well-being of these patients. Neurological Diseases: Implications in Medical and Dental Practices by Armin Ariana provides essential details on managing the neurological diseases commonly seen by general healthcare and dental practitioners and the importance of collaborative treatment.
The text starts with an introduction to neurological diseases followed by eight disease specific chapters: Parkinson Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Alzheimer Disease, Stroke, Epilepsy and Other Seizure Disorders, Myasthenia Gravis, and Facial Paralysis. Every chapter starts with an introduction and background, then succinct sections covering epidemiology, etiology and pathogenesis, potential genetic factors, clinical symptoms, diagnosis, and current treatment/management approaches.
The integral role of medical history, physical examination, and clinical and paraclinical testing in optimizing medical management and treatment
How disease-specific oral medications impact patients in dental care settings, prior to and during treatment
Why multidisciplinary healthcare coordination between physicians, dentists, and other healthcare providers is vital to improved patient outcomes and quality of life
This book is essential reading for medical students during neurology rotation, dental students who need clinical insights on how to treat patients with neurological diseases, and early-career medical and dental practitioners.
- (2019; 3rd Edition)Neuro-Ophthalmology IllustratedShow details
A highly praised, well written, and richly illustrated modern classic in neuro-ophthalmology now in an exciting new edition with video clips!
Neuro-ophthalmology is an "overlap" specialty, encompassing all disorders that affect the parts of the central nervous system related to vision. Neuro-Ophthalmology Illustrated, Third Edition by world-renowned neuro-ophthalmologists and professors Valérie Biousse and Nancy J. Newman expands on the widely acclaimed prior editions, lauded with awards by the Association of American Publishers and the British Medical Association. The updated text reflects diagnostic advances such as optical coherence tomography and features new high-quality images and videos.
The text starts with neuro-ophthalmic and funduscopic examinations, visual fields, commonly used ancillary testing methods, and an overview of visual loss. Subsequent chapters detail a wide array of conditions including retinal vascular diseases, optic neuropathies, disc edema, disorders of higher cortical function, abnormal visual perceptions, diplopia, orbital syndromes, cavernous sinus and orbital vascular disorders, nystagmus/other ocular oscillations, and disorders of the eyelid. Final chapters are dedicated to nonorganic neuro-ophthalmic symptoms and signs, diagnosis of headache and facial pain, neurologic and systemic disorders that commonly have neuro-ophthalmologic manifestations, and an approach to management of the visually impaired patient.
Concise text coupled with more than 600 high-quality images enhances understanding of complex concepts
Easily accessible within pertinent sections, 69 video clips cover a wide spectrum of topics such as examination techniques, normal eye movements, eye movement disorders, and pupil findings
Clinical pearls, flow charts, boxes, tables, and a highly detailed index at the end of the text improve retention and assimilation of knowledge
This book is essential reading for students, ophthalmology, neurology, and neurosurgery residents, as well as seasoned clinicians in these specialties. At once authoritative and easy to read, this resource provides readers with all the tools they need to diagnose and manage neuro-ophthalmologic disorders.
- (2019; 3rd Edition)Pocket Atlas of Oral DiseasesShow details
The complete pictorial guide to oral diseases, a pocket-sized bestseller now in its third edition
Laskaris' Pocket Atlas of Oral Diseases is a practical interdisciplinary pocket reference for dentists, dermatologists, otolaryngologists, primary care practitioners, and dental and medical students.
This popular book provides comprehensive guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of an exhaustive range of oral diseases. The fully revised and updated third edition includes over 40 new conditions.
Full coverage of both local and systemic oral diseases
Consistently structured texts describe each condition, covering definition, etiology, clinical features, lab tests, differential diagnosis, and treatment
418 high-resolution color photographs, most are new for this edition
The Pocket Atlas of Oral Diseases is a superb and convenient pocket reference of invaluable practical use to any clinician involved in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the oral cavity.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Clinical Anatomy Q&AShow details
Ensure readiness for the USMLE® or any other high-stakes exam covering clinical anatomy!
Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Clinical Anatomy by Mark Hankin, Dennis Morse, Judith Venuti, and Malli Barremkala features over 600 USMLE®-style multiple choice anatomical questions, classified as easy, moderate, and difficult, with detailed explanations. Chapters are organized by organ system and questions are categorized by anatomical region. Questions begin with a clinical vignette and are based on actual case reports, often incorporating patient and diagnostic images.
Award-winning Thieme anatomical illustrations used extensively in both questions and explanations provide exceptional clarity
In-depth coverage of the lymphatic and endocrine systems
Approximately 25% questions are image-based, mirroring the USMLE® format
This essential resource will help you assess your knowledge and fully prepare for the USMLE® Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1 exam.
- (2019; 6th Edition)Topical Diagnosis in Neurology: Anatomy, Physiology, Signs, SymptomsShow details
The sixth edition of Duus' classic Topical Diagnosis in Neurology builds on the clear, integrated presentation of anatomy, function, and disorders of the central nervous system that made it a success for almost over five decades, serving as a quick reference for practitioners and trainees alike. It elucidates the neuroanatomical pathways that lead to specific clinical syndromes, and demonstrates how comprehensive anatomical knowledge combined with a thorough neurological examination can help localize and categorize a lesion and arrive at a differential diagnosis.
The time-tested logical, thematic structure with useful summaries, at the beginning of each chapter, and color-coded section headings enable readers to distinguish neuroanatomical from clinical material at a glance and enable efficient and time saving study.
New tables and clinical case examples
Improved descriptions of neuroanatomical/neurophysiological basics in the context of clinical symptoms
Twenty-three new illustrations, to a total of more than 400 illustrations
A wide range of study aids and clinical correlations that support the emphasis on integrative medicine in the current medical school curricula
Topical Diagnosis in Neurology is an ideal reference for neurologists and neuroscientists who correlate neurological diseases with anatomical location to arrive at a diagnosis or understand a clinical syndrome. It is also an essential tool for trainees and advanced students who need a solid grounding in key neurofunctional relationships.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Oral Surgery for Dental Students: A Quick Reference GuideShow details
Portable, user-friendly reference covers the most essential oral surgery information!
Oral Surgery for Dental Students: A Quick Reference Guide by nationally recognized oral and maxillofacial surgeons and educators Jeffrey A. Elo and Alan S. Herford focuses on essential oral surgery-related topics and management of patients in general dental practice. Well-rounded perspectives are reflected in contributions from dental students, an oral and maxillofacial surgery resident, an oral and maxillofacial radiologist, an oral and maxillofacial pathologist, and an author/anatomist.
Step-by-step chapters with clinical images and online videos detail instrumentation, posture/ergonomics, and proper techniques of dental extraction
In-depth chapters on radiographic analysis and interpretation, common oral pathologies/lesions, medical emergencies, and co-occurring patient health issues, including protocols and case studies
Sample note writing and new patient scripts provide unique tutorials for dental students, residents, and new dentists
This quintessential clinical learning tool also provides a quick procedural review prior to treating dental/surgical patients.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Manual Trigger Point Therapy: Recognizing, Understanding, and Treating Myofascial Pain and DysfunctionShow details
Manual trigger point therapy combines mechanical, reflex, biochemical, energetic, functional, cognitive-emotional, and behaviorally effective phenomena. As such, it influences not only peripheral nociceptive pain, but also intervenes in the body's pain-processing and transmission mechanisms.
Here you will learn: a systematic, manual-therapeutic approach to recognize and deactivate the potential of trigger points to cause pain and dysfunction; how to treat the accompanying fascial disorders; and how to prevent recurrences.
Clinical background of myofascial pain and dysfunction
Muscles, trigger points, and pain patterns at a glance
Neuromuscular entrapments shown in detail
Screening tests und pain guides for all common clinical patterns
Manual treatment of trigger points and fasciae
Manual Trigger Point Therapy is your one-stop, comprehensive introduction to this fascinating, proven technique.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Clinical Neuroanatomy: A Case-Based ApproachShow details
Clinical Neuroanatomy: A Case-Based Approach by Douglas Gould and Gustavo Patino presents nervous system anatomy in a clinically-integrated manner, making it an ideal learning tool for medical students. Forty-seven succinct patient presentations feature a step-by-step walk-through of the lesion localization, correlating neuroanatomy with signs and symptoms. Each consistently organized case also includes the patient complaint, salient medical history, physical exam findings, discussion of symptoms, differential diagnoses, and potential tests.
High-yield, patient-focused vignettes challenge students to "find the lesion" and propose differential diagnoses
Images provide an illustrative review of relevant anatomy and impacted pathways
A visually-rich appendix provides a quick anatomical guide to upper and lower motor neuron manifestations, the central nervous system, and lesion locations
Questions at the end of each section help students develop the ability to apply anatomy knowledge to the clinical setting
This is a must-have resource for medical students and clinicians seeking to apply neuroanatomy concepts to the initial patient approach. It is also an invaluable prep tool for the USMLE® or any other high-stakes exam covering neuroanatomy.
- (2019; 2nd Edition)Trigger Points and Muscle ChainsShow details
This unique guide takes an in-depth look at trigger point therapy. Divided into two sections – Functional Muscle Chains and Trigger Points and Their Treatment – this book combines detailed theory with tried and practical techniques.
The text covers the basics of functional muscle chains and the origin of myofascial pain arising from the musculoskeletal system, for example, due to poor posture. The reader will learn how various stretching exercises augment the myofascial therapy methods.
Various models of muscle chains introduced and described
Detailed explanations of trigger points and their treatment
New chapters about posture and influence of gravity, as well 46 new and redrawn illustrations, now totaling approximately 300, included in this new edition
"Ticklish" and erogenous zones mapped out to help prevent unintended side effects of treatment
- (2019; 2nd Edition)Differential Diagnosis in Neurology and Neurosurgery: A Clinician’s Pocket GuideShow details
Now in a greatly expanded and updated new edition: The essential pocketbook for rapid and correct differentiation and interpretation of signs and symptoms of neurological and neurosurgical diseases and conditions.
Exhaustive range of neurologic and neurosurgical disease and conditions covered
Vital information presented in short texts, high-yield lists, and concise tables, for maximum efficiency in diagnostic work-ups
Clinical and neuroimaging findings, guidelines and classifications, summarized in readily accessible tabular form
Statistic overviews (common vs. rare, etc.) help guide diagnostic thought processes
Special chapters highlight epidemiology, pediatric disorders, neuroradiology
Differential Diagnosis in Neurology and Neurosurgery is ideal as a quick reference in your daily practice, or as an exam preparation guide. This wealth of easily accessed information makes it invaluable to experienced practitioners (especially ER physicians) and to novices alike.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Medical Microbiology and Immunology Q&AShow details
Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Medical Microbiology and Immunology by Melphine Harriott, Michelle Swanson-Mungerson, Samia Ragheb, and Matthew Jackson covers major topics taught in immunology and microbiology courses during the first and second year of medical school. Readers will learn how to recall, analyze, integrate, and apply microbiology and immunology knowledge to solve clinical problems.
550 USMLE®-style multiple choice questions classified as easy, moderate, and difficult, including detailed explanations
Microbiology questions organized by organ system that cover major infectious diseases
Immunology questions organized by concept including chapters on inflammation, autoimmune diseases, immunodeficiency disorders, hypersensitivity reactions, and transplant rejection and anti-tumor responses
- (2019; 2nd Edition)Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage: A Practical GuideShow details
Written by the world's leading authorities on Dr. Emil Vodder's techniques for manual lymph drainage (MLD), this lavishly illustrated guide provides step-by-step descriptions of how to massage the lymph vessels to stimulate smooth lymphatic flow.
A concise text describing the basic anatomy and physiology of the circulatory and lymphatic systems is supplemented by full-color photographs and revelatory schematic drawings. The authors discuss indications and contraindications for the treatment techniques, based on the various types of swelling caused by lymphedema, as well as the ways in which Dr. Vodder's method affects different regions of the body.
The latest information on complete decongestive therapy (CDT), including coverage of compression therapy, taping, respiratory treatment, and other complementary methods
More than 200 color photographs demonstrate the therapist's application of manual pressure and movement patterns
Each chapter includes numerous practical tips and sufficient space for personal notes
56 review questions enable self-study
- (2018; 1st Edition)Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Medical Neuroscience Q&AShow details
Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Medical Neuroscience by Manas Das and Lee Baugh fills a void in available board prep materials with its focus on neuroscience. Readers will learn to recall, analyze, integrate, and apply biochemical and molecular biological knowledge to solve clinical problems.
Approximately 520 USMLE®-style multiple choice questions on neuroscience, classified as easy, moderate, and difficult, with detailed explanations
Questions cover clinical neurology as well as basics of neuroscience such as development, structure, and function
Chapters are organized based on neuroanatomical structure and systems, from the spinal cord to the automatic nervous system
Neuroimaging section and final exam chapter are invaluable tools for students to utilize before the boards
Questions begin with a clinical vignette, and approximately 35% are image-based, mirroring the USMLE® format
- (2018; 1st Edition)Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Medical Biochemistry Q&AShow details
Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Biochemistry by Joseph D. Fontes and Darla L. McCarthy fills a void in the available board preparatory materials with its focus on biochemistry. Readers will learn to recall, analyze, integrate, and apply biochemical and molecular biological knowledge to solve clinical problems.
Over 325 USMLE®-style multiple choice questions on biochemistry, classified as easy, moderate, and difficult, include detailed explanations
Questions begin with a clinical vignette, and approximately 25% are image-based, mirroring the USMLE®-format
- (2018; 1st Edition)Neurosurgery FundamentalsShow details
Neurological surgery is a complex, highly selective specialty. For medical students and residents, navigating a huge array of neurosurgical information can be overwhelming. Neurosurgery Fundamentals by Nitin Agarwal is a portable reference enabling swift assimilation of neurosurgical care essentials. The book starts with a roadmap to a career in neurosurgery. It concludes with Advice from the Masters, featuring invaluable resources and insights from prominent neurosurgeons.
Comprehensive technical overviews are provided on the neurological exam, neuroanatomy, neuroradiology, neurocritical care, traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, degenerative and deformity spine, neurovascular surgery, neurosurgical oncology, pediatric neurosurgery, functional neurosurgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, neurological infectious diseases, and interdisciplinary care. Socioeconomic topics include training, licensure, credentialing, and advocacy.
Fundamental diseases, tests, and operative approaches are summarized.
Top Hits feature the most salient questions, aiding in retention of knowledge.
High-yield resources are highlighted to augment reader identification.
Neurosurgical Pearls offer advice from the masters relevant to each chapter.
High-quality illustrations, photographs, and radiographs enrich understanding.
- (2018; 1st Edition)Anatomy for Dental Medicine in Your PocketShow details
Anatomy for Dental Medicine in Your Pocket by Eric Baker and Johanna Warshaw is based on Professor Baker's award-winning textbook Anatomy for Dental Medicine and the work of Michael Schuenke, Erik Schulte, and Udo Schumacher. The book is organized into 13 chapters covering the skull, the vertebral column, the brain and spinal cord, the neck, the face, temporal and infratemporal fossae, the oral cavity, the nasal cavity, the pharynx and larynx, the orbit, the ear, lymphatics, and potential spaces and the spread of infection. The format is conducive to helping dental students assimilate complex anatomy and anatomical relationships into practical dentistry.
More than 150 exceptionally detailed illustrations by Markus Voll and Karl Wesker delineate relevant anatomy
Insightful commentary enables studying, memorizing, and reviewing anatomical concepts important to dentistry
The compact spiral binding protects the cards and is perfect for on-the-go studying and quick reference
Online access to WinkingSkull.com provides labels-on and labels-off review and the ability to administer timed self-tests
This portable companion is ideal for first-year dental students taking gross anatomy courses and an excellent prep guide for the NBDE. Allied health students in dental hygiene, speech pathology, audiology, and ophthalmology will also benefit from consulting this handy reference to learn about structures of the head and neck and their interrelationships.
- (2018; 1st Edition)Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Learning Pharmacology through Clinical CasesShow details
Learning Pharmacology through Clinical Cases by Mario Babbini and Sandeep Bansal uniquely integrates the preclinical disciplines, which is crucial for pharmacological problem solving and learning to think critically. Each case portrays a real-life scenario, promoting a bridge from foundational knowledge to its application. A series of USMLE-style questions with thorough explanations guide the reader through a comprehensive understanding of relevant basic science disciplines such as physiology, pathology, and microbiology, followed by a detailed analysis of the pharmacology.
Nearly 50 case studies mirror situations seen in every-day practice
In-depth coverage of drugs in the context of specific disease states and clinical situations
Comprehensive cases encompass medical/family/drug history, physical examination, lab findings, diagnosis, pharmacotherapy, and follow-up
One set of multiple choice questions addresses related basic science content. A second set covers topics related to the pharmacology, such as mechanism of action, adverse effects, and contraindications.
- (2018; 8th Edition)Essentials of Clinical Examination HandbookShow details
Long heralded as a key guide for medical students, nurses, and allied health professionals, the Essentials of Clinical Examination Handbook, Eighth Edition is a concise yet comprehensive on-the-job reference for history-taking and physical examination, which covers both standard exams and specialty-specific diagnostic approaches. The Handbook has been edited by over 70 students and 60 faculty experts at the University of Toronto. This new edition includes improved evidence-based clinical pearls and succinct summary tables for differential diagnoses and clinical presentations. A companion mobile application has also been developed which features clinical examination checklists that users can use to practice and test themselves on the go. This edition marks its 20th anniversary as a concise, portable, and affordable guide to clinical examination for medical students and allied health professions around the world.
- (2017; 1st Edition)Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Medical Physiology Q&AShow details
Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Medical Physiology from Gabi Waite and Maria Sheakley transforms high-yield concepts into challenging multiple choice questions organized by body system. Readers will learn how to synthesize, integrate, and apply physiological concepts to clinical situations in a format mirroring the USMLE® exam.
More than 750 USMLE®-style multiple choice questions on physiology and pathophysiology, categorized as easy, moderate, and difficult, with detailed explanations.
Questions begin with a clinical vignette and approximately 20% are image-based, mirroring the USMLE-format.
Every question tagged by organ system, difficulty level, disease, and normal, abnormal or therapeutic process, enabling electronic format question sorting.
- (2017; 5th Edition)Color Atlas of GeneticsShow details
Ever since the International Human Genome Project achieved its extraordinary goal of sequencing and mapping the entire human genome, represented by approximately 3 billion base pairs, with its far-reaching implications for understanding the causes of human genetic disorders and their diagnosis, progress in the field has not slowed down.
In the fifth edition of the bestselling Color Atlas of Genetics, readers will be rewarded with a complete and current overview of the field, with an emphasis on the interface between fundamental principles and practical applications in medicine and the role of signaling pathways in causing diseases.
Using the acclaimed Flexibook format designed for easy visual learning and retention, the atlas is invaluable for students, clinicians, and scientists interested in staying up to date in this fast-evolving area.
An overview of disorders resulting from structural changes of the genome (genomic disorders)
Abnormal imprinting patterns
Examples of impaired signal pathways (laminopathies, fibrillinopathies, cohesinopathies, and others)
The CRISPR-Cas system
Genetic features of the aging processes
Disorders due to rearrangements of chromatin in the cell nucleus, and others
With almost 200 stunning color plates explained by concise texts on the opposite pages, including tables presenting useful data, a glossary of terms, key references, and online resources, the atlas presents clear and accessible concepts. It is an excellent refresher for investigators in any field of medicine or biology.
- (2017; 2nd Edition)Neurosurgery Rounds: Questions and AnswersShow details
Neurosurgery Rounds: Questions and Answers, Second Edition by Mark Shaya and an impressive cadre of coauthors and contributors, thoroughly prepares medical students and residents for common yet challenging questions frequently encountered during neurosurgery rounds. The convenient, easy-to-follow format provides diverse coverage of multiple disciplines intertwined in the understanding, care, and treatment of neurosurgical patients.
Bringing the state of the art in neurosurgery up to date, nine revised and expanded chapters cover a full range of congenital, degenerative, traumatic, neoplastic, infectious, vascular, and inflammatory conditions impacting the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. Short answers and explanations appear directly below the questions, enabling quick reference during busy hospital shifts.
More than 1,600 questions and answers test readers on a wide range of basic neuroscience, brain, spine, and peripheral nerve topics
30 featured cases provide invaluable clinical pearls and insightful discussions
More than 175 high-quality radiographs and anatomical illustrations enhance the text
- (2017; 1st Edition)Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Pathology Q&AShow details
Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Pathology provides medical students studying for boards with a thorough review of pathology concepts. Co-authored by a pathologist and family practice physician, this robust test prep tool combines pathology with strong clinical correlations.
Over 1,100 USMLE®-style multiple choice questions and detailed explanations, classified by organ system and difficulty
Questions begin with a clinical vignette and approximately 20% are image-based, mirroring the USMLE®-format
- (2017; 1st Edition)Microbiology in Your Pocket. Quick Pathogen Review.Show details
Microbiology in Your Pocket: Quick Pathogen Review Melphine Harriott is a concise guide to common and rare bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites that begins with pathogens that infect the nervous system and ends with pathogens infecting multiple organs. The presentation of material by organ system facilitates easy organization and provides versatility of use.
Each card presents similar information with variations due to inherent pathogen differences. On the front is an introduction to each pathogen with clinical vignettes and images. The back provides the taxonomy or morphology, infections, pathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention, treatment options, and an explanation.
More than 230 graphics including full-color clinical images, pathogen photomicrographs, cell stains, biochemical tests, and diagrams
Six color-coded pathogen types further facilitate quick acquisition of knowledge
Online content via Winking Skull.com provides navigation by organ system or pathogen type
Promotes long-term retention of complex material
Animations further enhance learning
This is an essential guide for medical students preparing for the USMLE®. It is also an ideal choice for graduate-level students in health science and dentistry looking for a user-friendly microbiology review.
- (2017; 1st Edition)Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Medical Histology and Embryology Q&AShow details
Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Medical Histology and Embryology fills a void in available board prep materials in its combination of histology and embryology. Consistently organized sections cover everything from microstructures of basic tissue and body systems to the development of all major body systems.
Nearly 600 USMLE®-style multiple choice questions and detailed explanations, classified by organ system and difficulty level
Questions begin with a clinical vignette and approximately 20% are image-based, mirroring the USMLE-format
The only resource containing correct proportions of light and electron micrographs for histology, consistent with USMLE® testing standards
- (2017; 5th Edition)Color Atlas of PharmacologyShow details
The Fifth Edition of Luellmann's Color Atlas of Pharmacology has been extensively revised to include all recent advances and new drugs, and the illustrations have been optimized and updated. Each two-page spread presents concise text on the left complemented by detailed full-color illustrations on the right to help users quickly digest important facts and concepts.
Part 1, General Pharmacology, explains basic aspects, such as drug absorption, distribution, and elimination, along with the molecular mechanisms of drug actions
Part 2, Systems Pharmacology, presents the different groups of drugs, emphasizing their functional and therapeutic aspects
Part 3, Therapy of Selected Diseases, provides all the relevant information regarding the pharmacological treatment of a large number of conditions
User-friendly format ideal for study and review, self-assessment, and quick reference
Completely revised and updated, with 174 color plates
New glossary of important and interesting pharmacological terms
Updated detailed drug indexes containing current information on drugs listed by both generic and brand names
The Fifth Edition of Color Atlas of Pharmacology is an essential study guide and reference for every student, nurse, and practicing physician needing to keep up to date with recent advances in the field.
- (2017; 2nd Edition)Pocket Atlas of EchocardiographyShow details
In diagnostic cardiology, the effectiveness and reliability of state-of-the-art echocardiography is unsurpassed but-as with all ultrasound examinations-the results are highly operator dependent. The second edition of Boehmeke's Pocket Atlas of Echocardiography is concise and portable, including all the information necessary to perform and read echocardiograms, and to navigate the bewildering number of imaging planes that transect the heart, with ease and confidence.
More than 400 illustrations, including sharp, clear echocardiograms, corresponding full-color schematic diagrams, and 3-D images. For this new edition, all images showing cardiac disease have been post-processed to make them clearer and in more accurate relation to the explanatory drawings
Detailed descriptions of all the acoustic windows and imaging planes for every echocardiogram
A practical overview of the typical patient examination, including imaging and patient positioning
All cardiac diseases are shown: valvular heart disease, coronary heart disease, cardiomyopathies, prosthetic valves, carditis, septal defects, hypertensive heart diseases, intracardiac masses; depicted in B-mode, M-mode, Doppler and color Doppler
New to the second edition: nearly 80 videos are now accessible on the Thieme MediaCenter showing normal views and many pathologies in video mode
- (2017; 2nd Edition)Basic Otorhinolaryngology: A Step-by-Step Learning GuideShow details
Basic Otorhinolaryngology: A Step-by-Step Learning Guide, Second Edition, is an accessible introduction to the core concepts and potentially complex interrelationships in otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery. The fully revised new edition includes latest developments and up-to-date terminology, up-to-date diagnostic and treatment methods, and succinct overviews of important international consensus documents and position papers in the field. The book presents material in an engaging and user-friendly format, with chapters divided into study units that follow a consistent structure. Readers will also find a wealth of figures, tables, and flowcharts to facilitate quick comprehension of topics.
Completely updated chapters on audiology and vestibular disorders
New or expanded discussion of olfactory mucosa and disturbances, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, imaging methods, immunotherapy for allergic rhinitis, Aspergillus sinusitis, ear canal cholesteatoma, peripheral nerve paralysis, and much more
More than 600 superb full-color photographs, illustrations, and diagrams-many new or improved for this edition-clarify anatomical, operative, and embryological concepts
Chapters organized into brief study units make learning the material manageable and convenient
Each study unit begins with a starter outlining objectives for the unit and its relationship to other units and the overall scheme
Numerous cross-references to other study units enable rapid navigation to relevant areas
"Knowledge in depth" boxes provide information that goes beyond a basic understanding, such as surgical techniques, historical details, and case examples
"Points of emphasis" throughout call direct attention to the most pertinent facts
Basic Otorhinolaryngology: A Step-by-Step Learning Guide, Second Edition, is an essential resource for ENT residents and trainees, residents and trainees in related specialties, and students on rotation. Its breadth of coverage and easy-to-learn format makes the book ideal for course or exam preparation, and will also serve as a useful reference source.
- (2017; 1st Edition)Color Atlas of Dental Medicine: Orthodontic Therapy. Fundamental Treatment ConceptsShow details
Created in the tradition and style of Thieme's renowned Dental Atlas series, and the product of many years of research and practical experience, Orthodontic Therapy covers the basics of the diagnosis, prevention, and correction of malpositioned teeth and jaws. Clear and concise texts, and thousands of accurate and rich illustrations, most in full color and presented in Thieme's award-winning two-page spreads, make for efficient and pleasant assimilation of this highly detailed and comprehensive material.
Almost 4,000 images with extensive legends and concise running texts
Current and up-to-date, building upon the basic principles of biology, mechanics, and biomechanics, to reflect the state of the research today, using the most advanced materials and techniques
Information on treatment concepts including functional orthodontics and orthodontic treatment, integration of retained teeth, anchorage options, finishing and retention, adult therapy, and aesthetic alternatives
Step-by-step coverage of all the therapy methods with explanations and illustrations
A wealth of expert tips and tricks
- (2017; 4th Edition)Color Atlas of Oral Diseases. Diagnosis and Treatment.Show details
This remarkable reference work is the result of decades of experience on the part of a top specialist in oral medicine, George Laskaris. The book draws heavily from the singular dedication with which the author has been documenting details of the pathology of the diseases of thousands of patients he has treated over the past decades, and also capturing these on camera in exquisite photographs.
More than 1,000 close-up photographs, in high resolution and full color, from the author's vast collection of more than 130,000 images
Concise explanatory texts supporting the images
Consistent organization of crucial information, including guidelines for diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the patient with oral disease, basic characteristics of the diseases, diff erential diagnoses, histopathologic findings, lab findings, and therapeutic strategies
An appendix including tables of differential diagnosis based on morphology and color of lesions, and tables with biopsy considerations
Laskaris' Color Atlas of Oral Diseases: Diagnosis and Treatment is certain to be an essential reference not only for physicians and dentists involved in the diagnosis and therapy of oral diseases but also for dermatologists, otorhinolaryngologists, pediatricians, internists, hematologists, and rheumatologists evaluating the oral manifestations of systemic diseases.
- (2017; 1st Edition)Osteopathic Techniques: The Learner's GuideShow details
This step-by-step instruction manual with videos introduces a spectrum of osteopathic manipulative techniques incorporating principles of psychomotor learning that enable optimal skill acquisition during both independent and supervised practice. Introductory chapters contain historical and essential concepts for performing osteopathic manipulative techniques including somatic dysfunction diagnosis. Each technique chapter includes pertinent background and summary concepts, key features of somatic dysfunction diagnosis, an end-goal focus for performing the technique, relevant anatomic image(s), and performance steps to foster knowledge retention.
Online access to 160 technique video demonstrations
High quality illustrations that reinforce anatomy
Psychomotor skills learning and assessment strategies
Nearly 100 self-study/review questions in multiple choice format, also accessible via WinkingSkull.com
This evidence-based manual for learning manipulation treatment is the must-have tool for all osteopathic medical students and residents.
- (2017; 2nd Edition)Fundamentals of Neurology: An Illustrated GuideShow details
The second edition of this practical guide provides a thorough introduction to the essential concepts of clinical neurology. Coverage includes history-taking; the neurological examination and ancillary tests; topical diagnosis and differential diagnosis of typical syndromes; the diseases of the central nervous system, peripheral nerves, autonomic nervous system, and muscles; epilepsy; and inflammatory diseases such as multiple sclerosis.
Central to the book are the lucid structuring of complex contents allowing efficient learning, even without prior knowledge of the subject; and the vital link between theory and clinical practice, with essential information on history-taking, the clinical examination, and additional tests, all supported by informative graphics and appropriate computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging studies.
Complete revision of contents and an enhanced layout from the first edition
Brilliant format and structure, making the assimilation of complex information easy and efficient
Clear color illustrations and graphics, many new or revised for the second edition
Comprehensive tables expand and organize information on many topics
Vast clinical experience of two highly respected university teachers
Fundamentals of Neurology: An Illustrated Guide, Second Edition, is the ideal introduction to clinical neurology for medical students, physical therapists, and other professionals involved in patient care.
- (2017; 2nd Edition)Pocket Atlas of Sectional Anatomy, Vol. III: Spine, Extremities, JointsShow details
Renowned for its superb illustrations and highly practical information, the third volume of this classic reference reflects the very latest in state-of-the-art imaging technology. Together with Volumes 1 and 2, this compact and portable book provides a highly specialized navigational tool for clinicians seeking to master the ability to recognize anatomical structures and accurately interpret CT and MR images.
New CT and MR images of the highest quality
Didactic organization using two-page units, with radiographs on one page and full-color illustrations on the next
Concise, easy-to-read labeling on all figures
Color-coded, schematic diagrams that indicate the level of each section
Sectional enlargements for detailed classification of the anatomical structure
- (2017; 1st Edition)Time and Life Management for Medical Students and ResidentsShow details
As grueling as medical studies and training are, with appropriate discipline and time management it is possible to stay afloat, maintain one's sanity, achieve one's goals, and still enjoy a fulfilling life. It is the purpose of this book to stimulate thought processes that nurture a healthy attitude toward organizing one's time and life so as to improve one's own quality of life as well as the patient's well-being.
The macro-perspective: goals, roles, regeneration
The micro-perspective: from goal to action
Planning your week
Acute disaster management: three major points
Anxiety management and the "power of now"
Networking; finding and working with mentors; reevaluating; learning from errors
- (2016; 1st Edition)How NOT to Write a Medical Paper. A Practical Guide.Show details
Writing a medical paper, or any other scientific text, is full of pitfalls which make it difficult to get it accepted for publication. This unique book gives practical advice on how one can circumvent these dangers. It is richly filled with examples, predominantly negative ones. which exhibit how one should not write a medical paper. This book highlights the fallibilities that manuscripts are often susceptible to, and hence will help writers avoid committing those mistakes.
Abundant information about a complex subject condensed in a small format
Numerous examples from bad manuscripts to drive home concepts
Practical advice on mistakes to be avoided
Explanation of the fate of a manuscript after its submission and, eventually, acceptance, to help writers understand expectations and responses
Lucid language, and enjoyable read
This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in scientific publishing. Junior medical scientists (independent of specialty), experienced scientists who wish to venture as authors, reviewers, and even editorial personnel can refer to the book time and again.
- (2016; 3rd Edition)Clinical Tests for the Musculoskeletal System: Examinations - Signs - PhenomenaShow details
The third edition of this convenient pocket guide presents a comprehensive collection of clinical tests for all the major musculoskeletal structures. New tests have been added and existing tests fully revised to include the most practical, relevant, and up-to-date information for the effective evaluation of the musculoskeletal system.
The book is organized by body region, with chapters devoted to the spine; shoulder; elbow; wrist, hand, and fingers; hip; knee; and foot and ankle. Each of these chapters opens with a figure depicting range of motion and an algorithm that provides a quick overview of symptoms, tests, imaging, and diagnosis. Additional chapters on posture deficiencies, venous thrombosis, occlusive arterial disease and neurovascular compression syndromes, and disturbances of the central nervous system complete the book.
For each clinical test, readers will find a step-by-step description of the procedure, followed by a concise discussion of assessment and possible diagnoses for that test.
Succinct descriptions of initial tests, functional tests, stress tests, and stability tests
More than 600 precise line drawings augment the text and reinforce key concepts
Helpful tips and guidance for the clinical examination, from taking patient history to selecting the appropriate tests and further course of action
Extensive bibliography of recommended literature for additional reading
The third edition of Clinical Tests for the Musculoskeletal System is an essential tool for the physical examination and diagnosis of functional impairments of musculoskeletal structures. This user-friendly handbook is ideal for orthopaedists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, physical therapists, osteopathic physicians, and residents in these specialties.
- (2016; 3rd Edition)Color Atlas of PathophysiologyShow details
Understanding pathophysiology is the first step toward clinical medicine. This book presents the most important mechanisms of how disease develops in nearly 200 vivid color plates accompanied by clear text. Every double page, with text on the left and pictures on the right, gives a rapid and complete overview of its topic.
Numerous clinical references illustrate the links between theory and practice. The pocket atlas has been fully revised and updated for the third edition. It now includes detailed information about malaria, energy metabolism, eating disorders, and obesity. Color Atlas of Pathophysiology is the ideal supplement to Color Atlas of Physiology!
- (2016; 2nd Edition)Efficiently Studying Organic ChemistryShow details
Study the essentials of organic chemistry efficiently! This e-book for bachelor and master students facilitates effective learning and is renowned for the quality of its content: 85 short chapters present each topic concisely, including questions for self-examination. Based on the author's long teaching experience, this book has been developed from lecture scripts of courses held in the USA and in Germany. It comprises the molecular orbital model to explain covalent bonding in organic molecules, the classes of organic compounds including natural products, polymers and biopolymers, basic concepts (orbital hybridization, resonance, aromaticity), types and mechanisms of organic reactions, and essential aspects of molecular structure such as atom connectivities, skeletal isomerism, conformation, configuration and chirality. The updated 2nd edition includes 4 new chapters on Selectivity and Specificity of Organic Reactions, Planning Organic Syntheses, Carbon-13 NMR, and two-dimensional NMR.
- (2015; 2nd Edition)Neuro-Ophthalmology IllustratedShow details
Neuro-Ophthalmology Illustrated, Second Edition, is an up-to-date, beautifully illustrated text that guides readers in recognizing signs and symptoms, localizing pathology, developing a differential diagnosis, and selecting a management strategy. The content in this new edition reflects the most recent advances in neuro-ophthalmology.
Includes more than 900 full-color images, line drawings, and charts that help readers understand these complex conditions
Written by two of the most prominent neuro-ophthalmologists in the world, with a combined 40 years of teaching experience
Offers step-by-step guidance on performing examinations and covers disorders of the visual afferent system, the pupil, ocular motor efferent systems, and the orbit and lid
This second edition of Neuro-Ophthalmology Illustratedis a handy reference for ophthalmologists, neurologists, and neurosurgeons as well as an ideal resource for residents preparing to take board examinations in these specialties.