Pathophysiology of Heart Disease

Author: Leonard S. Lilly
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469816685
Release Date: 2012-08-14
Genre: Medical

Revised and updated for its Fifth Edition, this best-selling text delivers a concise, easy-to-understand introduction to cardiovascular diseases. It is written by internationally recognized Harvard Medical School faculty and select medical students and specifically designed to meet the needs of medical students during their initial encounters with patients with heart disease. This edition has improved consistency of coverage and level of detail and enhanced illustrations. A companion website on thePoint will include the fully searchable text and audio heart sounds, plus an image bank for faculty.

Pathophysiology of Heart Disease

Author: Leonard S. Lilly
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781605477237
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Medical

Revised and updated, this volume is a comprehensive, clear, concise, and easy-to-understand introduction to cardiovascular diseases. This bestselling text is specifically designed to meet the needs of medical students during their initial encounters with patients with heart disease.

Braunwald s Heart Disease Review and Assessment E Book

Author: Leonard S. Lilly
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323375405
Release Date: 2015-06-25
Genre: Medical

The 10th Edition of Braunwald’s Heart Disease Review and Assessment, by Dr. Leonard S. Lilly, provides an updated, clear, and concise overview of essential aspects of cardiovascular medicine. More than 700 review questions - derived from the 10th Edition of Braunwald's Heart Disease - test your knowledge of all important concepts in cardiology today. Detailed answers comprise "mini-reviews" of the material, and cross references to the main text make it easy to find definitive explanations for questions you may not have answered correctly, thus ensuring this medical reference book is the perfect review tool to prepare for subspecialty board exams in cardiovascular medicine. Assess your mastery of the latest topics in cardiovascular medicine, including molecular cardiovascular imaging, intravascular ultrasound imaging, cardiovascular regeneration and tissue engineering, device therapy for advanced heart failure, atrial fibrillation management, structural heart disease, and Chagasic heart disease. Maximize your comprehension with full-color images and illustrations throughout. Easily remedy weak areas in your knowledge by reviewing details for each question, plus cross references to the parent text for more in-depth explanations. Enhance your preparation for the boards by reviewing case studies in all sections of the text. Explore brand-new topics that complement the overhauled 10th edition of Braunwald’s Heart Disease. New questions covering the latest diagnostic and imaging techniques and modalities, recent clinical trials, and new pharmacologic therapies have been included. Access key concepts from the latest practice guidelines, as well as new material on genetics and personalized medicine. Take advantage of first-hand instruction from renowned medical educator Dr. Leonard S. Lilly, and gain insight from expert Brigham and Women’s Hospital faculty and fellows who have contributed their valuable knowledge regarding the most important concepts in cardiovascular medicine for clinical practice and individualized study. Effectively prepare for board exams with streamlined answers that are set off by color-coded tabs, making it easier to navigate between questions and answers.

Renal Pathophysiology

Author: Helmut G. Rennke
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781796261
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

This text offers second-year medical students a case-based approach to learning mechanisms of renal disease. Each chapter covers a disease and begins with a patient case, followed by discussion of the pathophysiology of the disease. Issues of differential diagnosis and therapy are linked to pathophysiologic mechanisms. Short questions interspersed in the text require students to apply their knowledge, and detailed answers to the questions are given. The Second Edition incorporates the latest findings regarding mechanisms of renal disease. This edition also has a two-color art program and a fresh new design that features cases, questions, and other pedagogical elements prominently.

Concepts in Medical Physiology

Author: Julian Seifter
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 078174489X
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Written through a collaboration of expert faculty and medical students from Harvard Medical School, this innovative text delivers a straightforward and clear overview of the major principles, agents, and processes governing human physiology. Emphasis is on understanding the higher-order processes in each organ system. Concepts in Medical Physiology avoids long lists of unprioritized information and undefined jargon by presenting fresh concept diagrams and figures alongside clear explanations of quantitative concepts. It can function equally well as a primary resource or as a review. Eight major sections, comprising a total of 36 chapters, cover general principles, muscle and bone, blood and the immune system, cardiovascular physiology, pulmonary physiology, renal physiology, gastrointestinal physiology, and endocrine physiology. Many useful features simplify mastery of difficult concepts: Case studies for each major section present detailed cases with signs and symptoms, history, and laboratory data. Questions at the conclusion of each case reinforce important clinical concepts. Reviews of cell biology, basic science, and biochemistry refresh students on the foundations of physiological knowledge. Clinical Application boxes draw the connection between physiology to practical issues students face and help with preparation for the USMLE. Pathophysiology sections are featured in every chapter. Review questions with answers in each chapter aid in preparation for the examination. Integrative Physiology inserts highlight how specific systems, organs, and tissues work together. More than 350 illustrations aid with visual learning, including original schematic diagrams, photos, and tables. Concept-focused summaries conclude each chapter for more effective learning and review. Suggested readings in every chapter provide a valuable resource for further investigation in physiological and clinical ideas.

Pulmonary Pathophysiology

Author: John B. West
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451107135
Release Date: 2011-11-30
Genre: Medical

This companion monograph to West's Respiratory Physiology covers normal respiratory function and focuses on the function of the diseased lung. Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials offers a concise overview of the diseased states of the lung, emphasizing structure and function. The Eighth Edition is updated to include new information on asthma therapies, new radiographs and micrographs, extended sections on infections and cancer, more thorough explanations for review questions, and a new summary appendix of equations with sample calculations.

Pathophysiology of Blood Disorders Second Edition

Author: Howard Franklin Bunn
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259642074
Release Date: 2017-01-06
Genre: Medical

The acclaimed full-color review of the underlying principles of blood diseases and disorders – based on a Harvard Medical School hematology course LANGE Pathophysiology of Blood Disorders, Second Edition is a well-illustrated, easy-to-absorb introduction to the physiological principles underlying the regulation and function of blood cells and hemostasis, as well as the pathophysiologic mechanisms responsible for the development of blood disorders. Featuring a strong emphasis on key principles, the book also covers diagnosis and management primarily within a framework of pathogenesis. The organization and content of this book are based on a 3-week hematology course given to students in their second year at Harvard Medical School. All of the authors are lecturers in this course and many of the figures have been taken directly or adapted from their lectures. FEATURES OF THE SECOND EDITION: • NEW summary boxes with high yield points to remember • All figures have been redrawn by a single artist for quality and consistency • A more user-friendly presentation • Each chapter includes learning objectives, and self-assessment questions with detailed explanations • Numerous tables and diagrams encapsulate important information Hailed for its uniformity of style, clarity, brevity, and high level of scientific rigor and clinical relevance, LANGE Pathophysiology of Blood Disorders, Second Edition will prove valuable to medical students, as well as physicians at all stages of their training.

Principles of Pulmonary Medicine

Author: Steven E. Weinberger
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781416050346
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Principles of Pulmonary Medicine helps you master the foundations of pulmonary medicine without being overwhelmed! This concise, easy-to-read medical reference book correlates basic science principles with the radiologic, pathologic, and clinical aspects of respiratory disease to provide an integrated, accessible approach to the study of pulmonary medicine. Focus on the clinical aspects and treatment of specific pulmonary and respiratory diseases, and understand the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology relevant to major pulmonary disorders. Apply the material to real-life practice with case-based pulmonology questions covering topics including pulmonary function tests, physiologic data, and results of arterial blood gas testing. Learn the latest diagnostic and therapeutic strategies with updated coverage of diagnostic modalities used in pulmonary disease, as well as management of asthma, lung cancer, respiratory failure, pulmonary hypertension, and other pulmonary diseases. Visually grasp difficult concepts with high-quality images of the lung that complement discussions of specific diseases. Efficiently review critical information in pulmonary medicine by skimming margin notes throughout the text. Practice your knowledge with 200 case-based, self-assessment questions and apply pulmonology principles to real-life practice. Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult, including NEW unique author audio chapter lectures, video clips, questions, additional audio recordings of lung sounds, supplemental images, and more. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.

The Human Heart

Author: Brendan Phibbs
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781767776
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Medical

This basic text on the heart and heart diseases is geared to everyone on the cardiovascular care team, including emergency personnel, interns, residents, nurses, patients, and families. The thoroughly updated Second Edition describes current technologies for noninvasive diagnosis and treatment of coronary and vascular disease. Coverage includes a complete description of echocardiographic stress testing and new information on implanted defibrillators, indications for coronary arteriography, new drugs for heart failure, new cardiac resuscitation procedures, and use of ventricular synchronizing pacemakers. Also included are discussions of recently discovered lethal entities such as Brugada's syndrome, short QT syndrome, and the arrhythmogenic ventricle.

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

Author: George A. Stouffer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119066484
Release Date: 2016-12-28
Genre: Medical

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician, 2nd Edition, provides a useful, succinct and understandable guide to the practical application of hemodynamics in clinical medicine for all trainees and clinicians in the field. Concise handbook to help both practicing and prospective clinicians better understand and interpret the hemodynamic data used to make specific diagnoses and monitor ongoing therapy Numerous pressure tracings throughout the book reinforce the text by demonstrating what will be seen in daily practice Topics include coronary artery disease; cardiomyopathies; valvular heart disease; arrhythmias; hemodynamic support devices and pericardial disease New chapters on TAVR, ventricular assist devices, and pulmonic valve disease, expanded coverage of pulmonary hypertension, fractional flow reserve, heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and valvular heart disease Provides a basic overview of circulatory physiology and cardiac function followed by detailed discussion of pathophysiological changes in various disease states

Handbook of Cardiac Anatomy Physiology and Devices

Author: Paul A. Iaizzo
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319194646
Release Date: 2015-11-13
Genre: Medical

This book covers the latest information on the anatomic features, underlying physiologic mechanisms, and treatments for diseases of the heart. Key chapters address animal models for cardiac research, cardiac mapping systems, heart-valve disease and genomics-based tools and technology. Once again, a companion of supplementary videos offer unique insights into the working heart that enhance the understanding of key points within the text. Comprehensive and state-of-the art, the Handbook of Cardiac Anatomy, Physiology and Devices, Third Edition provides clinicians and biomedical engineers alike with the authoritative information and background they need to work on and implement tomorrow’s generation of life-saving cardiac devices.

Harrison s Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Author: Joseph Loscalzo
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007166338X
Release Date: 2010-06-04
Genre: Medical

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine--with all the authority of HARRISON'S Featuring the chapters on pulmonary and critical care medicine that appear in Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e, this compact clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field, backed by the scientific rigor and reliability that have defined Harrison's. Inside you'll find coverage that reflects the expertise of renowned editors and contributors--presented in a carry-anywhere format that makes it ideal for the classroom, the wards, or exam/certification preparation. Features: Current, complete coverage of need-to-know pulmonary and critical care medicine topics, including diagnosis of respiratory disorders, diseases of the respiratory system, and common critical illnesses and syndromes Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management topics in each of the disease-oriented topics 114 high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 17e A complete chapter in print form from the acclaimed Harrison's DVD 45 chapters written by physicians who have made seminal contributions to the body of knowledge in their areas of expertise References updated since the publication of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance The Harrison's specialty series is written by the world-renowned author team who brought you Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 17e: Anthony S. Fauci, MD Eugene Braunwald, MD Dennis L. Kasper, MD Stephen L. Hauser, MD Dan L. Longo, MD J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD

Physiology of the Heart

Author: Arnold M. Katz
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781608311712
Release Date: 2010-11-09
Genre: Medical

Dr. Arnold Katz's internationally acclaimed classic, Physiology of the Heart, is now in its thoroughly revised Fifth Edition, incorporating the latest molecular biology research and extensively exploring the clinical applications of these findings. In the single authored, expert voice that is this book's unique strength, Dr. Katz provides a comprehensive overview of the physiological and biophysical basis of cardiac function, beginning with structure and proceeding to biochemistry, biophysics, and pathophysiology in arrhythmias, ischemia, and heart failure. Emphasis is on the interrelationships of basic processes among the cell, cardiac muscle function, and the biophysics of contractile and electrical behavior. This edition includes new material on cell signaling and molecular biology.

Chest Medicine

Author: Ronald B. George
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781752736
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

A favorite among residents and pulmonary fellows, this text provides all the information needed to evaluate and manage respiratory diseases and critically ill patients and to pass the American Board of Internal Medicine's subspecialty exam in pulmonary medicine. The Fifth Edition includes new information on ARDS, sedation of critically ill patients, rehabilitation for COPD, care of elderly patients, genetic testing for asthma, CTA and other diagnostic techniques for pulmonary thromboembolism, new antifungal drugs without renal toxicity, new treatment guidelines for pneumothorax, and ventilators and noninvasive ventilation for respiratory failure. This edition also includes more algorithms and differential diagnosis tables.