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.
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: Andreas Carl
Release Date: 2009-02-01
A lightning-fast review of Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, and Social Science, all in chart format. Updated for USMLE Step 1 of the National Medical Boards. Additional Internet link to 1000+ quiz questions in a unique time-saving interactive style.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
Author: Edward C. Klatt
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2014-09-26
Effectively master the most important principles and facts in pathology with this easy-to-use new edition of Robbins and Cotran Review of Pathology. More than 1,100 questions-reviewed and updated to reflect the new content in the parent text-reinforce the fundamentals of gross and microscopic pathology as well as the latest findings in molecular biology and genetics. This review book of multiple choice questions and answers, companion to Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease 9th Edition and Robbins Basic Pathology, 9th Edition, is the ideal study tool for coursework, self-assessment, and examinations, including the USMLE Step 1 examination in pathology. Develop a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of pathology through clinical vignette-style questions emphasizing problem solving over rote memorization. Single-best-answer and extended-matching formats reflect levels of difficulty that prepare you for examinations. Efficiently review a wide spectrum of topics with page references and a parallel organization to both Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease and Robbins Basic Pathology, making additional information easy to locate. Reinforce your understanding of key content with answers and detailed explanations for every question at the end of each chapter. Enhance your understanding of pathophysiology and integrate pathology with other medical disciplines by examining correlative laboratory, radiologic, and physical diagnostic data. Visualize key pathologic concepts and conditions and test your diagnostic skills with over 1,100 full-color images. Challenge your knowledge with a final comprehensive exam of 50 USMLE-style questions covering random topics. Features new questions that reflect today's hot topics in pathology, keeping you up to date. Includes many new illustrations to enhance visual guidance. Uses a new chapter arrangement to conform to the new Table of Contents in Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 8th Edition, for easier cross referencing.
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: 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.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2016-03-31
Know the how and why of common conditions—and assess them accurately—with the newly updated Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Visual, 3rd Edition. Fully illustrated in the popular Made Incredibly Visual style, this essential guide offers easy-to-follow explanations for the causes and mechanisms of numerous common disorders, listing symptoms and indications for each. Use this as the perfect study guide for the NCLEX® or certification exam, to support class materials, and to absorb the pathophysiology principles every nurse needs to know. Absorb the expert wisdom and insights of this invaluable guide . . . Walks you through the development stages of numerous diseases and disorders, illustrating their cellular process, symptoms, and effects on tissue and organs Explains cell parts and their functions, as well as cell division, adaptation, injury, and stress and disease Hundreds of photos, illustrations, and diagrams explaining key concepts and providing clear direction on how to recognize common conditions Supports accurate diagnosis and treatment – Common disorders for each major body system, such as: Cardiovascular – Acute coronary syndromes, aortic aneurysms, cardiomyopathy Respiratory – ARDS, asthma, chronic bronchitis, lung cancer Neurologic – Alzheimer’s, cerebral aneurysm, migraine headaches Gastrointestinal – Cholecystitis, cirrhosis, Crohn’s disease Musculoskeletal – Carpal tunnel syndrome, herniated disk, osteoarthritis Hematologic – Anemia, leukemia, sickle cell disease Immune – AIDS, allergic rhinitis, rheumatoid arthritis Endocrine – Adrenal hypofunction, diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome Renal – Acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis, pyelonephritis Integumentary – Acne, burns, pressure ulcers Reproductive – Breast, cervical, ovarian, and prostate cancer Special chapter features: Vision Quest – End-of-chapter quizzes in the form of puzzles, riddles, and multiple-choice questions, to help you retain vital information Risky business – Risk factors to be aware of while treating each condition How it happens – The physiological process that creates a particular condition What to look for – A list of symptoms for each condition Age-old story – Discusses how a condition develops and presents, according to the patient’s age Memory board - Visual tricks that help you remember vital concepts and key treatments