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Author(s): Herbert Frisch
Book Pages: 462 - Publish Date: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: In response to the great demand for an English edition of the standard German handbook, Systematic Musculoskeletal Examination will soon be available. This comprehensive book contains up-to-date information for the orthopedic examination of the locomotor apparatus. In addition to the well-known techniques of the musculoskeletal examination, it also describes in detail the diagnostic techniques use...
Book Pages: 214 - Publish Date: 2003 - Publisher: UNM Press
Description: This study of disease among the native peoples of the New World before and after 1492 challenges many widely held notions about encounters between European and native peoples. Whereas many late twentieth century scholars blamed the catastrophic decline of postconquest native populations on the introduction of previously unknown infections from the Old World, Alchon argues that the experiences of n...
Author(s): Michael Dahl
Book Pages: 24 - Publish Date: 2004-01-01 - Publisher: Capstone
Description: "Doctor, doctor, I snore so loudly, I keep waking up." "Doctor, doctor, I think I'm a dog." You'll never get sick of laughing as you read these jokes!
Book Pages: 271 - Publish Date: 1999-03-31 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: Scientists and clinicians attending the last "New Directions in Antiviral Therapy" conference in late 1994 could hardly have predicted the revolution in the management of patients with HIV infection that has occurred since. Two new classes of antiretrovirals have been licensed, the second-site RT inhibitors and the protease inhibitors; the long in cubation period of active HIV infection, when the ...
Book Pages: 414 - Publish Date: 2007-12-08 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: This is the third edition of a comprehensive study of the neuronal disorders of the lower gastrointestinal tract in children. Important new studies and progress in research on bowel motility and motility disorders are covered in detail as well as new aspects concerning the embryology, functional anatomy of the enteric nervous system. In particular new insights have been received from the studies in the genetics of Hirschsprung's disease. Special emphasis is laid on new surgical techniques, especially on the laparoscopic approach in combination with Soave's or Duhamel's technique.
Author(s): Marc Gertsch
Book Pages: 339 - Publish Date: 2008-10-16 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: For every physician that interprets ECGs, there is great need to understand a vast amount of information regarding the technique. That the basics of the technique have changed little over the last 100 years means that there is a huge amount of subtle detail that must be learnt to enable its effective use as a diagnostic test. The ECG technique is critical for deciding upon further diagnostic proce...
Author(s): Ramon Lim
Book Pages: 681 - Publish Date: 2006-09-18 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: "The Handbook is intended to be a service to the neuroscience community, to help in finding available and useful information, to point out gaps in our knowledge, and to encourage continued studies. It represents the valuable contributions of the many authors of the chapters and the guidance of the editors and most important, it represents support for research in this discipline. Based on the rapid advances in the years since the second edition."--Publisher's website.
Book Pages: 210 - Publish Date: 2009-02-28 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: Preparing for the USMLE can be a stressful and time consuming task for any medical student. The key elements of a successful review program are clarity, brevity and memory-assisting consistency. High yield information is the name of the game in preparing for exams. The author of Passing the USMLE: Basic Science has taken great pains to make complicated ideas as simple as possible and to incorporat...
Book Pages: 400 - Publish Date: 2008-01-17 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: Urological Emergencies does an exceptional job summarizing the optimal management of urgent and emergent urological conditions. By compiling all the latest data available into one volume, all of the incredible improvements and outcomes experienced over the last decade are easily accessible to urologists and emergency medicine trainees. Thorough reviews on kidney trauma, ruptured bladder, genital trauma, kidney stones, urinary retention as well as sepsis of the urinary and genital tracts are presented.
Author(s): Meredith Nash
Book Pages: 247 - Publish Date: 2012-11-14 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Description: This book, the first of its kind, provides a multi-disciplinary, empirical account of pregnant embodiment and how it fits into wider sociological and feminist discourses about gender, bodies, "fitness," "fat," feminism, celebrity and motherhood. This study draws on original qualitative data collected in Australia with pregnant women, their partners, and maternity industry professionals including m...