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This is the only comprehensive and up-to-date book on neurological PET. Its goal is to facilitate cooperation between PET experts, neuroscientists and clinicians. We review PET in neuroscience with particular emphasis on findings that indicate its potential for improving diagnosis and treatment in neurology and psychiatry. We want to improve the transfer of the huge scientific developments in brain PET into clinical care to produce tangible human benefit. We therefore focus on practical and potentially clinically relevant issues and identify solid ground as well as open questions. In addition, the book includes major chapters on the methodological background, including tracer physiology and kinetic modeling, and a comprehensive literature review. The book contains a CD-ROM with video clips and interactive navigation in 3D data sets that illustrate the information contained in PET images in major neurological diseases and its potential to improve diagnosis and neurosurgical planning in brain tumors.
QBase Radiology 1 and 2 together represent a completely comprehensive resource for all postgraduate and undergraduate trainees in radiology. In combination, the books include 900 multiple choice questions (480 on Volume 1 and 420 on Volume 2) and the free CD-ROMs that accompany both books also contain all 900 MCQs and over 100 high quality radiological images. The powerful QBase examination analysis software allows the reader to attempt the same exams as printed in the book, but on screen, realistically replicating the examination situation. The user can also ‘custom-build’ their own exams based on their own choice of subjects and number of questions, sit an exam that is automatically set by the program using all of the questions on the CD, or they can sit a ‘shuffled’ version of an exam, whereby the question parts (A-E) are reorganised automatically to avoid pattern recognition. The software also allows the user to set their own ‘confidence level’ when taking an exam and it will automatically mark, analyse and store completed exams for future review and re-sitting, allowing the package to be used as a fully interactive self-learning tool.
Offering lower toxicity and higher accuracy than conventional therapies, this source offers illustrative coverage of this new method to treat tumors associated with brain, breast, lung, and neuroendocrine cancers. Accompanied by a CD offering color images, radiolabeling procedures, and tips on radiopharmceutical administration, this source will offer comprehensive and expert guidance on this burgeoning therapeutic technique.
Breast Imaging Review: A Quick Guide to Essential Diagnoses serves as a quick review of essential radiology findings for interpreting multimodality images of the breast. The book includes 92 easy-to-read cases presenting common diagnoses, with over 360 high-quality figures encompassing mammography, ultrasound, MRI, and PET images. Also included are concise pearls covering the basics of interventional breast procedures, such as MRI-guided breast biopsy, galactography, and ultrasound-guided cyst aspirations, along with high yield facts vital to the practice of breast imaging.
Co-authored by Drs. Biren A. Shah, Gina M. Fundaro, and Sabala Mandava, this book successfully integrates a comprehensive array of images, diagnoses, and discussion points into a quickly reviewable format. Breast Imaging Review is a valuable resource for radiology residents preparing to take the oral boards, as well as fellows and practicing radiologists interested in reviewing the basics of breast imaging interpretation and interventional procedures.
More than 30 million Americans struggle with some form of chronic breathing disorder. Five percent of adults and 10 percent of children in the United States suffer from asthma, which also causes more than 5,000 deaths each year (many of which are of children). Pneumonia and flu combined are the sixth leading cause of death in America today. The Encyclopedia of Asthma and Respiratory Disorders provides a comprehensive guide to these serious conditions. More than 1,100 detailed entries cover all forms of asthma, respiratory disorders, and related conditions, as well as their symptoms and causes; current research, treatment, and drugs; key health terms and definitions; and helpful organizations. Easy-to-follow tables, charts, and diagrams provide up-to-date facts and figures. Extensive appendixes include lists of helpful organizations concerned with asthma and respiratory disorders; tips for travelers with allergies or asthma; an excerpt from Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health; a list of alternative treatments and remedies for respiratory disorders; and much more. The Encyclopedia of Asthma and Respiratory Disorders is an invaluable resource for those suffering from asthma or a respiratory disorder, for their families, and anyone who wants to learn more about respiratory disorders.
Brings together two often isolated lines of research to present a wide ranging exploration of speech and language processing – from phonetics and psycholinguistics to neuroimaging and neuroanatomy. Written and edited by top researchers in the brain sciences, and presenting work from leading research centres throughout the world.Shows how an approach that spans disciplines can help provide answers to the myriad of questions that remain unanswered in the field of speech communication
Written in clear, nontechnical language, and filled with lively historical and cultural highlights, this comprehensive reference work is a scientifically grounded yet thoroughly readable introduction to depressive disorders. * About 300 entries on depression, including the genetic, biological, environmental, and personality factors underlying it as well as the latest treatments * Brief bibliographies with each entry, directing readers to additional print and online sources * Fascinating sidebars on issues, breakthroughs, and famous persons who suffered from depression, including Abraham Lincoln, Charles Dickens, Irving Berlin, Vincent van Gogh, and Georgia O’Keeffe * A comprehensive index
Understanding the factors that place an individual at greater risk of developing psychopathology has important implications for both treatment and prevention of psychological disorders. Of critical relevance in this regard is the exploration of the potential influence of the family. Parenting and the family environment are considered to significantly contribute to a child’s early development and adjustment. It follows then that parental behavior may also be of importance in the development, maintenance and or the prevention of psychopathology. Over the past 50 years there has been a considerable amount of research as well as controversy surrounding the link between parenting and psychopathology. The purpose of this book is to provide researchers and clinicians with state-of-the art research findings, presented by experts in the field, on the role of the family in the development and maintenance of psychopathology.
This edited book is divided into 3 sections. The first addresses broader issues of theory and methodology and the second provides separate chapters relating to the role of the family in the development and maintenance of specific psychopathologies. A final section discusses the involvement of the family in treatment and prevention.
Turnock (community health sciences, University of Illinois-Chicago) introduces a unifying conceptual model that characterizes public health by its missions, functions, capacity, processes, and outcomes. He outlines the origins and development of public health, examines the infrastructure of the public health system, and discusses public health activities.
Children born during the post-WWII era of peace and prosperity entered history at a time dominated by I-Like-Ike politics and domestic security. As they approached adolescence, however, their world was shaken by major cultural, economic, social, and political upheaval. And although it was time of great innovation and progress, a sense of chaos and bitterness began to envelop the country. It was the ‘60s. For many Americans, a mere mention of this decade evokes an extraordinary time and place in the country’s – and their own – history.
Adolescents who had been enjoying the technological and medical advances of the era – television, drive-in movies, rock-and-roll, vaccinations that prevented once-incurable diseases – now were also experiencing the fallout from the Civil Rights Movement, domestic terrorism, stagflation, and (perhaps most significant) the Vietnam War.
From Adolescence to Adulthood in the Vietnam Era provides a unique, detailed, long-term study of the psychological and social worlds of male adolescents who were on the cusp of adulthood as the 1960s were ending. This longitudinal analysis follows adolescent boys who graduated with the class of 1969 and transitioned into adulthood either through military service, full-time employment, or college life. The results examine the different pathways these boys chose and the affect these choices had on their transition from adolescents to young adult men.
Protecting the reproductive potential of young patients undergoing cancer therapy is increasingly important. With modern treatment protocols, 80% of patients can be expected to survive. It has been estimated that up to one in 250 young adults will be a survivor of childhood cancer in the future; infertility, however, may be a consequence. As a wide range of fertility preservation methods are increasingly offered by clinicians, this systematic and comprehensive textbook dealing with the cryobiology, technology and clinical approach to this therapy will be essential reading to infertility specialists, embryologists, oncologists, cryobiologists, ObGyns, andrologists, and urologists with an interest in fertility preservation. Fertility Cryopreservation reviews all the techniques of this increasingly important field within reproductive medicine. It covers the basic principles of pertinent cryobiology, and contains major sections on the different therapies available, written by international specialists combining experience from both academic centers and commercial industries.
Progress in genetic knowledge is profoundly affecting medical practice, and no clinical specialty has more diseases associated with genetic mutations than neurology. As a more complete picture of the genes which give rise to neurological disease is obtained, trainee and practising neurologists need a guide to basic principles and the more important clinical entities with a genetic component. It is against this background that Neurogenetics: A Guide for Clinicians has been written. The book opens with coverage of genetic testing and counselling. Subsequent chapters discuss genetic factors for all the major neurological diseases, including epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinsonism and muscular dystrophies. No book in this field can hope to be fully up to date with the latest research; rather this work provides a framework on which to add new genetic discoveries. Neurogenetics: A Guide for Clinicians provides a synoptic overview for neurologists, medical geneticists and scientists working in the field.
This volume summarizes advances in the optimal clinical management of preterm labour, using the best available evidence of the time. The contributors (mostly practising clinicians) are all actively involved in research into the mechanisms, aetiology, treatment and associated outcomes of preterm labour. The chapters are based on common clinical scenarios and each provides a comprehensive literature review followed by evidence-based recommendations on appropriate management. A summary of the pathophysiology of parturition is provided, and the obstetric scenarios cover management of threatened preterm labour, management of preterm premature ruptured membranes and management of preterm labour with specific complications (such as intrauterine growth restriction). Other chapters include the epidemiology, prediction and prevention of preterm labour. Anaesthetic and paediatric issues are explored in depth, and there are chapters on the legal and organizational issues surrounding preterm labour.
Interactions between the immune and nervous systems are involved in many disease processes. Modulation of inflammation can provide an important opportunity to enhance regeneration within the central nervous system. This authoritative book defines the key cellular players in mounting an inflammatory response and highlights critical factors in the target organ that influence the nature of that response and its capacity either to damage or protect the brain. Several key clinical areas are highlighted – particularly autoimmune diseases of the nervous system including multiple sclerosis, as well as microbiological and traumatic challenges; the book therefore provides both a summary of the basic science background as well as practical, clinical-friendly guidelines to management. The book will be of interest to a wide range of physicians, including neurologists, neurosurgeons, neurorehabilitationists, infectious disease physicians, and clinical neuroscientists, as well as neuroscientists and immunologists.
Prepared by authors based in the UK, this highly practical, illustrated guide continues to provide an up-to-date, practical introduction to anaesthetic equipment and its use in clinical practice. An invaluable resource for all those who work with anaesthetic equipment, including anaesthetists studying for the FRCA examinations, nurses and operating department practitioners, this new edition has been completely updated to reflect current equipment and training requirements. Lavishly illustrated throughout with colour photos and clearly-drawn line illustrations plus fully revised self-assessment sections, Essentials of Anaesthetic Equipment, fourth edition, retains the superbly organized and easy-to-read format that has made previous editions such a success.
This book helps beginners get started and veterans get better. Snowboarding includes advice on selecting the right board and accessories, in-depth explanations of key snowboarding skills, safety tips, and detailed descriptions of 20 of the world’s best snowboarding resorts—from authors who have been there.
The book features clear and accurate instruction and beautiful full-color photos and illustrations throughout for demonstrating proper technique. Less-experienced riders will discover tips for waxing and storing boards and sharpening their edges, along with advice for falling safely and riding through soft snow. More advanced participants will learn how to get started in freestyle, racing, and riding on ungroomed trails. And everyone will appreciate the hints on handling crowds and finding the best snow.
A practical, clinically-oriented handbook of iron overload disorders giving a compact guide to normal iron metabolism, iron-related pathobiology, and the diagnosis and management of heritable and acquired iron overload disorders. Many of these disorders were discovered and characterized only in the last decade, and are unmentioned or inadequately described in most texts. Written by clinicians for clinicians, this handbook summarizes information on diverse iron overload conditions, including their history, signs, symptoms, and physical examination findings, genetics, genotype-phenotype correlations, pathophysiology, differential diagnosis and treatment. Most physicians, regardless of specialty, encounter patients with systemic or organ-specific iron overload conditions. This book contains essential information for practising adult and pediatric medical specialists in the fields of hematology, gastroenterology, hepatology, rheumatology, endocrinology, diabetology, neurology, oncology, dermatology, and internal medicine. Pathologists, pharmacologists, geneticists, genetic counselors, and epidemiologists will also find substantial, up-to-date sections in this handbook that are pertinent to their respective fields of interest.
This new volume of the Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery Series presents the most advanced, successful surgical techniques for treating fractures, congenital conditions, and other orthopaedic problems in children. The world’s foremost surgeons describe their preferred techniques in step-by-step detail, explain the indications and contraindications, identify pitfalls and potential complications, and offer pearls and tips for improving results. The book is thoroughly illustrated with full-color, sequential, surgeon’s-eye view intraoperative photographs, as well as drawings by noted medical illustrators. A companion Website offers the fully searchable text and an image bank.
The reference GPs rely on when practical experience counts. John Murtaghs General Practice is widely recognized as the most influential publication for general practice and primary health care. Now in its fifth edition, this gold standard reference comprehensively covers the entire spectrum of general practice. Praise for John Murtagh You only need to look at how he writes his books to see that he is a great educator and a wonderful general practitioner who teaches in a very practical, intelligent and focused way, Michael Kidd, in Australian Doctor 2005 (as President of the RACGP) Murtaghs textbooks and his teaching are equally legendary. General Practice, Patient Education and Practice Tips have sold more than 50,000 copies excluding nine language translations and several English reprints in India. John Murtagh was in the top 10 of Australian Doctors 50 most influential people in general practice 2005. General Practice was described as the authoritative source for both established GPs and those starting out; the book has a place in just about every GP surgery in the country.
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