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Glycemic Control in the Hospitalized Patient: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide is a unique, practical resource for health care providers dealing with hyperglycemia in the inpatient setting. Outlining a hands-on approach used by the Duke University Inpatient Diabetes Management team, the book discusses a wide range of scenarios that occur while treating patients with hyperglycemia, including challenging circumstances such as steroids and tube feeding regimens. Special emphasis is given to insulin therapy. The chapters are written by a group of health care providers with extensive, pioneering experience in hyperglycemia control in the inpatient setting at the Duke University Medical Center. The book includes the most up-to-date scientific evidence and information and is addressed to not only hospitalists and general internists but also endocrinology fellows, residents, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other primary care practitioners who treat patients in the inpatient setting. The focus is clearly on practical, patient-care topics. Glycemic Control in the Hospitalized Patient: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide is a first-of-its kind, comprehensive guide to state-of-the-art inpatient glycemic management.

Diseases of the Sinuses: A Comprehensive Textbook of Diagnosis and Treatment, 2nd Edition, offers the definitive source of information about the basic science of the sinuses and the clinical approach to sinusitis. Since the widely praised publication of the first edition, understanding of sinus disease has changed dramatically, mainly as a result of recent developments and new discoveries in the field of immunology. This updated and expanded edition is divided into sections addressing, separately, the pathogenesis, clinical presentation, medical and surgical management of acute and chronic rhinosinusitis. Special entities such as autoimmune-related sinusitis, allergy and sinusitis, and aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease are discussed in separate chapters. The role of immunodeficiency is also addressed. The management section has been fully updated to incorporate new medical modalities and surgical procedures. Developed by a distinguished group of international experts who share their expertise and insights from years of collective experience in treating sinus diseases, the book will appeal to anyone who has an interest in sinus disease, including both physicians and allied health professionals. Internists, pediatricians, allergists, otolaryngologists and infectious disease specialists will find the book to be an invaluable, comprehensive reference. Physician assistants and nurse practitioners who work with specialists who treat sinus disease will also benefit from the book.

Does radiation medicine need more regulation or simply better-coordinated regulation? This book addresses this and other questions of critical importance to public health and safety. The issues involved are high on the nation's agenda: the impact of radiation on public safety, the balance between federal and state authority, and the cost-benefit ratio of regulation. Although incidents of misadministration are rare, a case in Pennsylvania resulting in the death of a patient and the inadvertent exposure of others to a high dose of radiation drew attention to issues concerning the regulation of ionizing radiation in medicine and the need to examine current regulatory practices. Written at the request from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Radiation in Medicine reviews the regulation of ionizing radiation in medicine, focusing on the NRC's Medical Use Program, which governs the use of reactor-generated byproduct materials. The committee recommends immediate action on enforcement and provides longer term proposals for reform of the regulatory system. The volume covers

  • Sources of radiation and their use in medicine.
  • Levels of risk to patients, workers, and the public.
  • Current roles of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, other federal agencies, and states.
  • Criticisms from the regulated community.
The committee explores alternative regulatory structures for radiation medicine and explains the rationale for the option it recommends in this volume. Based on extensive research, input from the regulated community, and the collaborative efforts of experts from a range of disciplines, Radiation in Medicine will be an important resource for federal and state policymakers and regulators, health professionals involved in radiation treatment, developers and producers of radiation equipment, insurance providers, and concerned laypersons.

  • A new edition of an internationally respected textbook of orthopaedic examination
  • The unique ‘strip cartoon’ artwork programme provides an easy-to-read approach to the subject affording an effective way to learn
  • A highly praised book by reviewers for its clear and lucid writing style
  • The text reflects the classic ‘look, feel, move’ approach to patient evaluation
  • Provides practical guidance on interpretation of radiographs
  • Almost 1000 drawings produced by the author himself provide a unique means of teaching.
    • The updated text includes a number of new tests and methods of assessing overall limb function.
    • More information has been added in the section on back pain.
    • There is an expanded description on the interpretation of the ankle jerk and more information on tracking the progress of skeletal maturation.
    • A new up-to-date design reflects that of the sister volume Practical Fracture Techniques 5e

    Fully revised and updated, the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine is the definitive, best-selling guide for all of the common conditions that present to the emergency department. Whether you work in emergency medicine, or just want to be prepared, this book will be your essential guide. Following the latest clinical guidelines and evidence, written and reviewed by experts, this handbook will ensure you are up to date and have the confidence to deal with all emergency presentations, practices, and procedures. In line with the latest developments in the field, such as infection control, DNR orders, advanced directives and learning disability, the book also includes new sections specifically outlining patient advice and information, as well as new and revised vital information on paediatrics and psychiatry. For all junior doctors, specialist nurses, paramedics, clinical students, GPs and other allied health professionals, this rapid-reference handbook will become a vital companion for both study and practice.

    The central title in the market-leading at a Glance series, Medicine at a Glance provides a concise and accessible introduction to the study of medicine and is the ultimate revision guide for the core medical curriculum.

    Ideal for medical students, Foundation Programme doctors and those training in the allied health professions, Medicine at a Glance presents each topic as clear, double-page spreads with key facts accompanied by tables, illustrations, photographs and diagrams.

    • Used by thousands of students in its previous two editions, Medicine at a Glance has been fully revised and updated to ensure that it remains THE essential revision guide purchase
    • Contains new chapters on history and examination, patient consent and confidentiality, and substance abuse
    • Further coverage of the essential facts for the diagnosis and treatment of common symptoms and conditions
    • Offers full support for PBL-style courses via self-assessment cases and MCQs contained in a brand new case-based book, Medicine at a Glance: Core Cases which is also available online at: www.ataglanceseries.com/medicine

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    Reviews of previous editions

    "Fantastic revision tool before finals with all the breadth of information you need and full colour, clearly laid out diagrams."
    —Medical Student, St. Georges Medical School

    "The most up-to-date and best presented clinical medicine text on the market. It contains succinct and clear explanations of the medical conditions any student is expected to know. A student favourite."
    —Medical Student, Nottingham University

    "I definitely recommend this book to all final year students...."
    —Final Year Student, GKT

    "...once you start using this book, you won't say goodbye to it..."
    Gube Magazine, Melbourne University Medical Students Association

    Please note that this eBook does not include the DVD accompaniment. If you would like to have access to the DVD content, please purchase the print version of this title.

    An easy-to-follow guide and instructional DVD presenting a wide range of therapeutic techniques.

    Therapeutic Taping for Musculoskeletal Conditions explores a large selection of body taping techniques that can be used anywhere from the sporting field to the hospital ward.

    This practical textbook for health professionals works from a scientific framework and is supported by current evidence-based practice and research. Therapeutic Taping for Musculoskeletal Conditions is structured around the quadrants of the body - including upper body taping, lower body taping and taping for spinal conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, pelvis and sacroiliac joint.

    Presented in a handy spiral-bound format, this important reference book is clearly illustrated, with each technique also demonstrated on the accompanying DVD (available with purchases of the print version).

    Therapeutic Taping for Musculoskeletal Conditions is targeted at physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, podiatrists, athletic trainers, sports therapists, doctors and other health professionals wanting to expand their treatment techniques and develop their expertise in treating musculoskeletal conditions.



    • each technique is underpinned by current evidence-based practice and/or research
    • fully illustrated with clear step-by-step instructions
    • accompanying DVD demonstrating 80 taping techniques for self-directed learning
    • based on body quadrants with anatomical drawings to assist with correct tape placement

    Crash Course is a complete revision guide designed specifically to save you time by providing everything you could be asked in the exam in one place. Each book in the series has been specially written either by senior medical students or junior doctors - carefully supervised by faculty advisors - to ensure that it exactly matches your needs by having been prepared by someone who has just been in the exam situation.

    Based upon the popular review course from Harvard Medical School, The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine is a comprehensive study guide for the American Board of Internal Medicine certification or maintenance of certification examination as well as for general practice review by physicians and residents. This authoritative, thorough resource provides in-depth coverage on all specialties of internal medicine, as well as palliative care, occupational medicine, psychiatry, and geriatric medicine. Editors Ajay K. Singh and Joseph Loscalzo recruited leading authorities from Harvard as well as former chief residents at Brigham and Womens Hospital to contribute to this book. Featuring over 600 board review questions, with numerous tables and figures, chapters offer detailed discussions with emphasis on essential learning points. Over 100 chapters are organized into 10 broad sections, with one additional section dedicated to board simulation. As the required content for the American Board of Internal Medicine continues to evolve, studying can prove challenging. The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine is the ideal study guide for anyone preparing for certification or recertification.