Lookingbill and Marks Principles of Dermatology

Author: James G. Marks (Jr.)
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 145575014X
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Dermatology

With this 5th Edition, you can confirm your diagnoses for even the most challenging dermatologic conditions! Written by Dr. James G. Marks, Jr. and Dr. Jeffrey J. Miller, this highly visual guide provides the foundational information you need to identify the full range of skin diseases - all in a consistent, quick-reference format ideal for use in clinical practice. Distinguish differences among skin conditions using tables that summarize the most important characteristics of the major categories. Consider atypical diagnoses by viewing additional photos of more uncommon presentations at the end of each chapter. Make a differential diagnosis with help from numerous tables that rank skin diseases according to frequency of incidence and highlight clinical features. Test your mastery of key material with self-assessment case reviews. Reach a diagnosis with confidence thanks to the clinical photographs, full-color histopathology images, and corresponding cross-sectional line diagrams that provide details on cause and condition. Find the information you need quickly with topics arranged in alphabetical order for fast reference, and therapy options in highlighted boxes.

Lookingbill and Marks Principles of Dermatology E Book

Author: James G. Marks
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323430418
Release Date: 2017-12-22
Genre: Medical

Intuitively organized by appearance rather than etiology, Lookingbill and Marks’ Principles of Dermatology, 6th Edition, by Drs. James G. Marks, Jr. and Jeffrey J. Miller, is a concise, abundantly illustrated everyday reference for dermatologic diagnosis and therapy. It offers expert guidance and overviews of essential information in dermatology, including key points, clinical pearls, differential diagnosis, and tables of first- and second-line treatments. Superb clinical photographs, full-color histopathology images, and corresponding cross-sectional line diagrams provide details on cause and condition. Features new and expanded evidence-based treatment tables to keep you up to date with fast-changing treatments in dermatology and guide you toward the best treatments for your patients. Offers new coverage of common drug eruptions, as well as the latest therapies for common, difficult-to-treat skin disorders, such as acne, psoriasis, and eczema. Includes a more diverse range of skin color patient images throughout.

Lookingbill and Marks Principles of Dermatology

Author: James G. Marks Jr.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455750139
Release Date: 2013-04-11
Genre: Medical

This book meets your needs for an affordable, well-structured, user-friendly guide to dermatological diagnosis and treatment. It begins with principles of diagnosis and therapy before going on to discuss the major groups of skin diseases. Each skin disorder is illustrated with a color clinical photograph as well as a line drawing showing you exactly what the entity looks like. The logical organization of the chapters guides you towards an accurate diagnosis with therapy options in highlighted boxes. Tables in each chapter rank diseases according to frequency of incidence and highlights clinical features to assist you in making a differential diagnosis. Clinical examples of unusual presentations or unusual cases test your understanding and ability to apply key principles discussed in the text. Places cross-sectional line diagrams alongside color clinical photographs to show you what each syndrome looks like and provide schematic representation of the cause and condition. Uses tables to summarize main characteristics of major groups of skin conditions. Summarizes key information for easy comparison of variations of different skin diseases in same group. Presents a consistent format to help you find information in a systematic way. Includes color clinical photos to facilitate diagnosis. Features self-assessment tests to polish your understanding of principles discussed. Adds extra content at the end of each chapter with photos of more uncommon presentations to encourage you to think about non-obvious solutions. Uses full-color histopathology illustrations for additional clarity.

Principles of Dermatology

Author: Donald P. Lookingbill
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: UOM:39015042934300
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Medical

This appearance-based guide to dermatology helps clinicians to recognize, diagnose, and treat a full range of dermatologic problems using visual clues. It emphasizes the recognition of primary skin lesions and their clinicopathologic correlations. A logical, algorithmic organization expedites diagnosis*disorders are first divided into "Rashes" and "Growths", and then further subdivided by specific clinical features. Discussions of therapy options following each entry facilitate treatment.

Essentials of Otolaryngology

Author: Frank E. Lucente
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781747074
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

Thoroughly revised and updated for its Fifth Edition, this handy pocket manual presents step-by-step guidelines on patient workup, differential diagnosis, and therapy for more than 40 symptoms occurring in the head and neck region. The authors outline current treatment recommendations and offer primary care physicians advice on indications for referral. Also included are chapters on anatomy and physiology, history taking, physical examination, occupational medicine, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and pediatric, adolescent, and geriatric otolaryngology, as well as an introduction to outcome analysis and office-based clinical research. This edition features several new chapters, including pain management and use of lasers in otolaryngology.

Dermatology Secrets Plus E Book

Author: James E. Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323313551
Release Date: 2015-08-04
Genre: Medical

For 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Dermatology Secrets Plus, 5th Edition, by Drs. James E. Fitzpatrick and Joseph G. Morelli, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an informal tone – making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable. Thorough updates throughout, including new chapters on disorders of the male genitalia and disorders of the oral mucosa.

Manual of Dermatologic Therapeutics

Author: Kenneth A. Arndt
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781760585
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Seventh Edition, this popular Spiralr Manual is a practical, accessible guide to the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders. The book concisely but thoroughly outlines the pathophysiology, symptoms, clinical findings, assessment, and therapy of each disease and offers detailed guidelines for choosing among therapeutic options. Also included are step-by-step instructions for operative procedures and diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. A complete and up-to-date formulary provides information on medications and other products used in dermatology, including pharmacology, dosage, and packaging. A color atlas section adds to the usefulness of this classic therapeutic text.

Health Informatics E Book

Author: Ramona Nelson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323293860
Release Date: 2014-03-12
Genre: Medical

Health Informatics: An Interprofessional Approach was awarded first place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Information Technology/Informatics category. Get on the cutting edge of informatics with Health Informatics, An Interprofessional Approach. Covering a wide range of skills and systems, this unique title prepares you for work in today’s technology-filled clinical field. Topics include clinical decision support, clinical documentation, provider order entry systems, system implementation, adoption issues, and more. Case studies, abstracts, and discussion questions enhance your understanding of these crucial areas of the clinical space. 31 chapters written by field experts give you the most current and accurate information on continually evolving subjects like evidence-based practice, EHRs, PHRs, disaster recovery, and simulation. Case studies and attached discussion questions at the end of each chapter encourage higher level thinking that you can apply to real world experiences. Objectives, key terms and an abstract at the beginning of each chapter provide an overview of what each chapter will cover. Conclusion and Future Directions section at the end of each chapter reinforces topics and expands on how the topic will continue to evolve. Open-ended discussion questions at the end of each chapter enhance your understanding of the subject covered.

Caring for Patients from Different Cultures

Author: Geri-Ann Galanti
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812290271
Release Date: 2014-11-07
Genre: Medical

Healthcare providers in the American medical system may find that patients from different cultures bring unfamiliar expectations, anxieties, and needs into the examination room. To provide optimal care for all patients, it is important to see differences from the patient's perspective and to work with patients from a range of demographics. Caring for Patients from Different Cultures has been a vital resource for nurses and physicians for more than twenty years, offering hundreds of case studies that illustrate crosscultural conflicts or misunderstandings as well as examples of culturally competent health care. Now in its fifth edition, Caring for Patients from Different Cultures covers a wide range of topics, including birth, end of life, communication, traditional medicine, mental health, pain, religion, and multicultural staff challenges. This edition includes more than sixty new cases with an expanded appendix, introduces a new chapter on improving adherence, and updates the concluding chapter with examples of changes various hospitals have made to accommodate cultural differences. Grounded in concepts from the fields of cultural diversity and medical anthropology, Caring for Patients from Different Cultures provides healthcare workers with a frame of reference for understanding cultural differences and sound alternatives for providing the best possible care to multicultural communities.

Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Author: U. J. Moore
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444393170
Release Date: 2011-01-31
Genre: Medical

First published over 40 years ago, this is one of the best-established introductory texts for students of dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. It covers each of the basic tenets of the specialty, from patient management to anxiety and pain control, to implant dentistry and maxillofacial trauma. The sixth edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect the latest developments in the field, and each chapter has been completely updated and restructured. New chapters specifically on implant dentistry have been included. This latest edition also features for the first time colour images of clinical procedures, clear colour diagrams and e-learning references. This book is of undoubted value for students and recently qualified practitioners of dentistry, for whom it acts as a complete and ready reference through which to gain a firm foothold in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Key features • Covers each basic tenet of oral and maxillofacial surgery • Presents information in a clear and student-friendly style • Reflects latest developments in the field with updates throughout • Provides new chapters specifically on implant dentistry • Includes colour clinical photographs and diagrams

Dermatology Secrets Plus

Author: James E. Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323081641
Release Date: 2010-11-09
Genre: Medical

Dermatology Secrets Plus, 4th Edition, by Drs. James E. Fitzpatrick and Joseph G. Morelli, gives you the dermatology answers you need to succeed on your rotations and boards - PLUS much more. Now in vibrant color throughout, this dependable review and reference retains its engaging question-and-answer format, ideally suited for board preparation, recertification exams, or quick clinical reference. More than 500 color images and a new, larger page size provide the visual detail necessary to understand and diagnose skin disorders. Get the most return for your study time with the proven Secrets® format - concise, easy to read, and highly effective. Skim the Top 100 Secrets chapter and Key Points boxes for a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success on the boards and in practice. Enjoy faster, easier review and master the top issues in dermatology with mnemonics, lists, quick-reference tables, and an informal tone that sets this review book apart from the rest. Hone your diagnostic skills with more than 500 superb full-color images throughout. View photos in a new, expanded size for optimal visual reference. Gain a clearer understanding of neurocutaneous melanocytosis with an entirely new section on this topic. Access key information faster than ever with eight new tables and more than 90 new figures. Stay current with thorough updates to both text and references in all chapters, and Web Resources added to the bibliography.

Go Systems Programming

Author: Mihalis Tsoukalos
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781787123151
Release Date: 2017-09-26
Genre: Computers

Learning the new system's programming language for all Unix-type systems About This Book Learn how to write system's level code in Golang, similar to Unix/Linux systems code Ramp up in Go quickly Deep dive into Goroutines and Go concurrency to be able to take advantage of Go server-level constructs Who This Book Is For Intermediate Linux and general Unix programmers. Network programmers from beginners to advanced practitioners. C and C++ programmers interested in different approaches to concurrency and Linux systems programming. What You Will Learn Explore the Go language from the standpoint of a developer conversant with Unix, Linux, and so on Understand Goroutines, the lightweight threads used for systems and concurrent applications Learn how to translate Unix and Linux systems code in C to Golang code How to write fast and lightweight server code Dive into concurrency with Go Write low-level networking code In Detail Go is the new systems programming language for Linux and Unix systems. It is also the language in which some of the most prominent cloud-level systems have been written, such as Docker. Where C programmers used to rule, Go programmers are in demand to write highly optimized systems programming code. Created by some of the original designers of C and Unix, Go expands the systems programmers toolkit and adds a mature, clear programming language. Traditional system applications become easier to write since pointers are not relevant and garbage collection has taken away the most problematic area for low-level systems code: memory management. This book opens up the world of high-performance Unix system applications to the beginning Go programmer. It does not get stuck on single systems or even system types, but tries to expand the original teachings from Unix system level programming to all types of servers, the cloud, and the web. Style and approach This is the first book to introduce Linux and Unix systems programming in Go, a field for which Go has actually been developed in the first place.

Therapeutic Recreation Program Design

Author: Norma J. Stumbo
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
ISBN: 032154188X
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Education

Therapeutic Recreation Program Design uses the most up-to-date information and powerful study tools to help readers learn how to synthesize different elements of therapeutic recreation into one cohesive program. TheFifth Edition features an improved organization that guides students through the theory and practice of therapeutic recreation programming in a way that fully prepares them to work effectively in the industry.Conceptual Foundations: The Basis for Service Development and Delivery, The Leisure Ability Model, Therapeutic Recreation Services: Important Considerations, Therapeutic Recreation Accountability Model, Comprehensive Program Design, Specific Program Design, Activity Analysis, Activity Selection and Implementation, Treatment and Diagnostic Protocols, Client Assessment, Client Documentation, Program and Client Evaluation, Professionalism and Accountability: Challenges for the Future.Intended for those interested in learning the basics of therapeutic recreation program design.

Skin Disease

Author: Thomas P. Habif
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323081191
Release Date: 2011-06-15
Genre: Medical

Skin Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, 3rd Edition, by Drs. Thomas P. Habif, James L. Campbell, Jr., M. Shane Chapman, James G. H. Dinulos, and Kathryn A. Zug, is the quick and practical clinical reference you need to help you effectively diagnose and treat 250 common dermatologic diseases. You’ll find succinct, user-friendly chapters arranged by disorder type, updated treatment plans, and hundreds of new images showing diseases in various stages of manifestation, including detailed information and illustrations on tropical dermatology. Perfect for any medical practitioner who’d rather treat than refer patients with skin disease, this full-color resource will also serve you well when prepping for the boards. Gain reliable, practical, and efficient guidance regarding the diagnoses and treatment of the most common 250 dermatologic disorders, along with clinical tips presented by the experts. Accurately identify skin conditions in children with discussions of how they manifest differently than in adults. Quickly access the answers you need with the dermatologic drug formulary, a "differential diagnosis by anatomical region and lesion" guide, and the disorders index. Prescribe effective dermatologic treatment based on the practical diagnostic advice of Dr. Habif and fellow contributors who offer anterior and posterior diagrams of where diseases may be found on the body, classification of primary, secondary, and special lesions, pediatric considerations, clinical pearls to guide decision making, and more. Get and give the most up-to-date therapeutic advice available as every section in the book is revised with current treatment plans. Be prepared for travel-related skin diseases with new, richly illustrated coverage on tropical dermatology. See how skin disorders present at different stages with hundreds of new and often never-before-published images.

A Manual of Dermatology

Author: Zohra Zaidi
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9789351527923
Release Date: 2015-08-30
Genre: Medical

A Manual of Dermatology is the latest edition of this comprehensive textbook, covering a broad range of dermatologic disorders, and authored by dermatology experts from the UK and Pakistan. Divided into 45 chapters, the book begins with the history of dermatology, analysis of the structure, function and development of the skin, and a chapter on patients presenting with skin disorders. Subsequent chapters cover all major skin diseases and groups of diseases, from bacterial, fungal and viral infections, to bullous disorders, disorders of pigmentation and tumours of the skin. Other topics include skin and sport, skin and psychiatry, dermatoses in men of different ages, burn injuries, and cutaneous drug reactions. This edition of A Manual of Dermatology has been extensively reviewed and updated, and is enhanced by 329 full colour images and illustrations, and an appendix of differential diagnosis which makes the book an ideal resource for dermatologists and general practitioners. Key Points New edition of this comprehensive textbook of all major dermatologic disorders International author team from the UK and Pakistan 329 full colour images and illustrations Previous edition published 2013