A brief overview of the basic science and clinical aspects of immunology. The basic science section is a clear presentation of innate and adaptive immunity, immune cells, antibodies and antigens, and other components of the immune system and their interactions. The clinical section clarifies hypersensitivity, autoimmunity, immunodeficiency, common diagnostic tests, vaccination, transplantation, and tumor immunology.
Author: Stephen Goldberg
Release Date: 2010
Focuses on the basic conceptual background of clinically relevant biochemistry for medical students and other health professionals. Line drawings and Biochemistryland Map in envelope inside back cover. Graduate students and medical students have different needs in their learning of biochemistry. Medical students often complain that their biochemistry courses do not focus on clinical relevance. This book, while not a reference book or a dissertation on all aspects of biochemistry, selects the most clinically relevant material that every clinician should know, and presents it in a way that enables the student to quickly see and understand clinical biochemistry as a conceptual whole.
An up-to-date, clear, clinically oriented, and enjoyable review for all students of pathology and pathophysiology. Contains numerous humorous figures, mnemonics, and useful tables along with clinicopathologic correlation, molecular and genetic bases of disease, and high-yield knowledge for medical exams (e.g. USMLE Step 1 and others). An accompanying CD compares pathology with normal histology through many color images, with links to the Internet for additional images and information.
Author: Stephen Goldberg
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Health & Fitness
A brief, to-the-point presentation of the most important points in clinical physiology. Enables the reader to see cardio-pulmonary-renal physiology as well as immunology and other areas as a clear conceptual whole.
Author: Mark Gladwin
Release Date: 2007
A brief, clear, thorough, and highly enjoyable approach to clinical microbiology, brimming with mnemonics, humor, summary charts and illustrations, from AIDS to "flesh-eating bacteria" to ebola, mad cow disease, hantavirus, anthrax, smallpox, botulism, etc. Excellent Board review.
Author: Gene A. Davis
Release Date: 2003
A clear, concise review of the most important principles and reactions in Organic Chemistry. While following the sequence of most standard textbooks, this book emphasizes understanding over rote memorization and facilitates the rapid and enjoyable learning of this difficult subject. Ideal for all introductory college Organic Chemistry courses.
Provides a conceptual overview of pathophysiology and mechanisms of disease, designed to ease the transition from the basic sciences to the clinical years. This book will be a phenomenal learning tool for students in the second and third years of medical school and during USMLE Step 1 preparation, but will also be very helpful to nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care professonals seeking to learn or review the physiological mechanisms of diseases, their diagnosis, and their management. The accompanied CD, Differential Diagnosis, allows one to select a symptom, sign, or lab finding and see all of the many diseases that could cause it, classified by pathophysiological mechanism. By teaching basic medical science and clinical reasoning hand-in-hand in a simple, light, and highly accessible writing style, this book provides an integrated and easy-to-understand approach to learning the science of medicine.
Author: Richard A. Preston
Release Date: 2010
A brief, highly readable book providing the clinician with a straightforward approach to solving even the most complex, acid-base, fluid, and electrolyte problems. Useful to medical students, interns and residents, nurses responsible for IV fluid therapy, and first year nephrology fellows.
Author: Ann Weaver
Release Date: 2011
The most important points in clinical biostatistics, presented intuitively with clinical examples. Valuable not only for biostatistics courses and medical Board review, but for providing a lasting clear approach to interpreting medical research reports.
Author: Lauren M. Sompayrac
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2015-09-16
How the Immune System Works has helped thousands of students understand what’s in their big, thick, immunology textbooks. In his book, Dr. Sompayrac cuts through the jargon and details to reveal, in simple language, the essence of this complex subject. In fifteen easy-to-read chapters, featuring the humorous style and engaging analogies developed by Dr. Sompayrac, How the Immune System Works explains how the immune system players work together to protect us from disease – and, most importantly, why they do it this way. Rigorously updated for this fifth edition, How the Immune System Works includes the latest information on subjects such as vaccines, the immunology of AIDS, and cancer. A highlight of this edition is a new chapter on the intestinal immune system – currently one of the hottest topics in immunology. Whether you are completely new to immunology, or require a refresher, How the Immune System Works will provide you with a clear and engaging overview of this fascinating subject. But don’t take our word for it! Read what students have been saying about this classic book: "What an exceptional book! It's clear you are in the hands of an expert." "Possibly the Best Small Text of All Time!" "This is a FUN book, and Lauren Sompayrac does a fantastic job of explaining the immune system using words that normal people can understand." "Hands down the best immunology book I have read... a very enjoyable read." "This is simply one of the best medical textbooks that I have ever read. Clear diagrams coupled with highly readable text make this whole subject easily understandable and engaging." Now with a brand new website at www.wiley.com/go/sompayrac featuring Powerpoint files of the images from the book
Author: George Pinchuk
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2001-09-25
Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. This Schaum's Outline gives you Practice problems with full explanations that reinforce knowledge Coverage of the most up-to-date developments in your course field In-depth review of practices and applications Fully compatible with your classroom text, Schaum's highlights all the important facts you need to know. Use Schaum's to shorten your study time-and get your best test scores! Schaum's Outlines-Problem Solved.
Author: Michael Alton Chizner
Release Date: 2009-01
A clear, concise, highly practical and enjoyable overview of all of clinically relevant cardiology. History, physical, ECG (ECG interpretation taught in just 40 pages), radiology, noninvasive and invasive diagnostic tests, and therapy (both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic). Includes interactive CD-ROM (Win/Mac) with heart sounds, ECG interpretation, chest x-rays, echocardiography and quiz. For medical students, house officers, cardiac fellows, practicing physicians, and other health care professionals.