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    • Book Pocket Primary Care
      Pocket Primary Care
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      Pocket Primary Care, Second Edition, is a practical, high-yield reference for quick answers to common diagnostic questions in the outpatient setting. This easy-to-use, loose-leaf resource contains current evidence-based practices, accepted best practices, and expert guidance from physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, including appropriate workups and when to refer. From counseling patients on insomnia to diagnosing STIs, from interpreting PFTs to treating osteoporosis, this revised second edition supports your clinical decision making and helps you meet everyday challenges in your practice.
      • Mirrors the thought process of primary care clinicians in day-to-day practice.
      • Contains fully updated information throughout, including the latest clinical guidelines and new therapeutic recommendations.
      • Features bulleted lists, tables, diagrams, and algorithms that make essential facts easy to find and retain.
      • Covers all major subspecialties, and includes topics such as routine screenings, health literacy, disease screening, women’s health, men’s health, and geriatrics.
      • Ideal as a reference for daily practice as well as an accepted and trusted resource for students and residents to use on rounds.
      April 16, 2018
      $ 59.99 USD $59.99
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    • Book Case Management
      Case Management
      A Practical Guide for Education and Practice
      April 13, 2018
      $ 69.99 USD $69.99
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    • Book Torres' Patient Care in Imaging Technology
      Torres' Patient Care in Imaging Technology
      Torres’ Patient Care in Imaging Technology, 9th Edition helps students develop the knowledge and skills they need to become safe, perceptive, and efficient radiologic technologists. The book offers a strong illustration program and a logical organization that emphasizes the connections between classroom learning and clinical practice. Fully aligned with the latest ARRT and ASRT standards, this edition covers current trends and advances in the field and offers an unparalleled array of online teaching and learning resources.
       
      • eBOOK AVAILABLE. Faster, smarter, and more convenient, today’s eBooks can transform learning. These interactive, fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and much more.
      • NEW ALIGNMENT! Full alignment with the latest ARRT and ASRT standards helps prepare students for certification and successful practice.
      • ENHANCED CASE STUDIES! New and updated case studies with critical thinking questions give students practice dealing with the types of real-world situations they will encounter on the job.
      • SITUATIONAL JUDGEMENT SECTIONS: These sections build critical thinking skills by presenting practical situations and asking students to assess them based on what they have learned.
      • NEW CONTENT: The text reflects new and relevant advances in the field, including updates in pediatric, geriatric, trauma, and mobile imaging.
      • CULTURALLY SENSITIVE: Cultural Considerations boxes demonstrate the importance of being aware of the cultural and ethnic backgrounds of patients. 
      • STUDENT-FOCUSED: Learning Objectives and Key Terms that orient students to the chapter; Display boxes that highlight accreditation, competency, or skills information; and Call Out and Warning boxes that alert students to important facts and common pitfalls help students prepare for practice.
      April 1, 2018
      $ 88.99 USD $88.99
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    • Book Kaplan & Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Psychiatric Drug Treatment
      Kaplan & Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Psychiatric ...
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      For nearly 25 years, Kaplan & Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Psychiatric Drug Treatment has been an authoritative source of up-to-date, easy-to-find information on the full spectrum of psychiatric drug therapy. Now fully revised, the Seventh Edition of this essential guide remains the drug reference of choice for psychiatrists and other physicians, as well as psychiatric residents, medical students, clinical psychologists, psychiatric nurses, and other professionals who provide care for the mentally ill.
      • Includes many new FDA-approved drugs, as well as updated information about drug selection and use that reflects both research data and clinical experience.
      • Presents information in a clear, concise manner, classifying drugs according to their pharmacological activity and mechanism of action.
      • Includes separate, updated chapters on nutritional  supplements and herb preparations, drugs used in the treatment of obesity, and medication-induced movement disorders.
      • Provides a wealth of data for each drug: chemical name; preparation and dosages; pharmacologic actions; indications for use and clinical applications; use in children, elderly persons, and pregnant and nursing women; side effects and adverse and allergic reactions; and drug-drug interactions.
      • Reflects DSM-5 classification guidelines throughout. 
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      April 11, 2018
      $ 89.99 USD $89.99
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    • Book Grant's Anatomy Coloring Book
      Grant's Anatomy Coloring Book
      Master anatomy by coloring it in!

      Grant’s Anatomy Coloring Book uses an interactive approach to help students deepen and reinforce their anatomical knowledge. Integrating visual and kinesthetic learning activities with an efficient, high-yield review of essential information, it’s the perfect way for students to deepen their grasp of the anatomy they need to know for their courses, labs, and exams!
      • Combines realistic, dissection-based illustrations from the award-winning Grant’s Atlas of Anatomy with descriptive text highlighting key features such as attachments, innervation, and relationships.
      • Prompts you to identify important and relevant structures in each coloring-book illustration, with additional structures pre-labeled to help you achieve orientation and recognize key relationships.
      • Presents structures regionally, in the same sequence in which they are revealed during dissection.
      • Follows the same chapter organization as Grant’s Atlas of Anatomy and Grant’s Dissector – making it easy to use in conjunction with these authoritative resources.
      April 6, 2018
      $ 29.99 USD $29.99
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    • eBook Sapira's Art & Science of Bedside Diagnosis
      Sapira's Art & Science of Bedside Diagnosis
      Essential reading for beginning and experienced clinicians alike, Sapira's Art & Science of Bedside Diagnosis, Fifth Edition, discusses the patient interview and the physical examination in an engaging, storytelling style. Tried and true methods are described in step-by-step detail, and include clinical pearls, vignettes, practical clinical experiences, personal history, explanations of the physiologic significance of findings, and extensive discussions of evidence-based medicine. It’s a useful guide for learning and reinforcing effective bedside diagnosis techniques at all levels and stages of clinical practice.

      Key Features
      • Serves as an essential road map to the individual, interdependent, and artful side of the practice of medicine using time-honored, hands-on methods.
      • Helps you gain the most reliable information from your patients, leading to accurate differential diagnoses and efficient diagnostic strategies.
      • Contains new material on endocrinology; the history and philosophy of medicine; orthopaedics, neurologic diagnoses and traumatic brain injury, dermatology; Guarino’s auscultatory percussion of the skull; hearing, the vestibular system, and intracranial hypertension; ophthalmoscopy; podiatry; and more.
      • Details effective approaches to various types of patients, including those who are forgetful or confused, vague, using illegal substances, non-English speaking, hard of hearing, hostile, evasive, and many other frequently encountered situations.
      • Includes “Points to Remember,” interesting historical tidbits, relevant references, and more than 300 questions with answers and discussion.

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      March 29, 2018
      $ 124.99 USD $124.99
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    • Book BRS Physiology
      BRS Physiology
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       The leading physiology book on the market, this bestselling title in the Board Review Series offers a concise, highly efficient review of all essential physiology concepts covered in the first  and second year of medical school, as well as more than 350 clinical vignette-style multiple-choice questions to help students prepare for course exams and practice for the USMLE Step 1. Abundant illustrations, flow charts, and tables facilitate study. An interactive question bank on thePoint uses the same chapter and comprehensive exam questions from the book to provide interactive exam practice online.
      Students will appreciate the book’s comprehensive, yet efficient assistance in preparing for course exams as well as the USMLE Step 1.
      Instructors will welcome the masterful educational approach of Linda S. Costanzo, PhD, who excels in communicating complex physiology concepts in an accessible manner. A comprehensive image bank on thePoint makes preparing lecture slides a snap.
      • A concise outline format and bolded key terms enable efficient review and exam preparation.
      • Discussions of clinical disorders, integrated throughout the text, correlate physiology concepts to the practice of medicine.
      • Chapter overviews and summaries offer a quick introduction and review of key topics and information, to maximize study time.
      • More than 350 multiple-choice questions and answers, many of them new and revised, help students prepare for course and board exams. These include many new multi-part questions that challenge students’ decision-making skills.
      • Detailed answers and explanations for every question, cross-referenced back to the text, allow students to remediate weak areas of knowledge.
      • New appendices allow for an efficient review of Key Physiology Topics for USMLE Step I, Key Physiology Equations for USMLE Step I, and Normal Blood Values.
      • 130 outstanding full-color figures and flow diagrams and 50 tables, many of them new, allow for efficient assimilation of complex information, and are included in the instructor Image Bank on ThePoint.
      • Significant updates throughout present the latest physiology knowledge, including expanded coverage of cellular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, and endocrine physiology.
       

       
      April 13, 2018
      $ 53.99 USD $53.99
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    • Book Clinical Nurse Educator Competencies
      Clinical Nurse Educator Competencies
      Creating an Evidence-Based Practice for Academic Clinical Nurse Educators
      April 2, 2018
      $ 49.99 USD $49.99
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    • Book Pediatric Imaging: A Core Review
      Pediatric Imaging: A Core Review
      Designed specifically to help you succeed on the Core Exam, Pediatric Imaging: A Core Review covers all key aspects of pediatric imaging, mimicking the image-rich, multiple-choice format of the actual test. Ideal for residents getting ready for the Core Examination, as well as practitioners taking recertification exams, this one-of-a-kind review follows the structure and content of what you’ll encounter on the test, effectively preparing you for Core Exam success!

      Key Features
      • Contains 300 image-rich ultrasound questions with answers, explanations, and references.
      • Features high-quality images that correspond to each question, plus high-yield tables embedded in the answers for additional review.
      • Provides answers and rationales as to why an answer is correct and other choices are incorrect.
      Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience:
      • The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time — providing a seamless reading experience online or offline
      • Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks
      • Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design
      • The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
      April 16, 2018
      $ 59.99 USD $59.99
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    • Book Colon and Rectal Surgery: Abdominal Operations
      Colon and Rectal Surgery: Abdominal Operations
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      Part of the highly respected Master Techniques in Surgery series, Colon and Rectal Surgery: Abdominal Operations, 2nd Edition, provides the authoritative, up-to-date guidance you need to master both traditional techniques and innovative new procedures in colon and rectal surgery. Covering both basic and advanced procedures, this edition contains superbly illustrated, expertly written chapters covering virtually any colorectal surgical technique likely to be performed today. Each contributing author presents a real-world viewpoint on a particular surgery, and outstanding full-color illustrations provide visual support for every procedure.
       
      • Presents easy-to-digest, clinically relevant material from world-renowned colon and rectal surgeons who explain their preferred techniques step by step, including indications and contraindications, preoperative planning, postoperative management, outcomes, complications, and follow-up.
      • Covers left and right colon resections performed open and laparoscopically, colectomies, proctocolectomies, abdominoperianal resections, restorative and reconstructive techniques for proctocolectomy and pelvis reconstruction, stomal complications, treatment of rectal prolapse, ventral hernia repair, and small bowel strictureplasty.
      • Includes 14 all-new chapters:
        • Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision
        • Robotic Total Colectomy with Ileorectal Anastomosis
        • Robotic Total Proctocolectomy
        • Robotic Restorative Proctocolecotmy
        • Robotic Abdominoperineal Resection
        • Extended Extralevator Abdominoperineal Resection
        • Ileal Conduit Construction After Exenteration (Bricker Conduit)
        • Posterior Sacrectomy and Reconstruction with Alloderm
        • Open Resection Rectopexy
        • Robotic Rectopexy
        • Laparoscopic Ventral Mesh Rectopexy
        • Parastomal Hernia: Laparoscopic Ventral Repair
        • Robotic Ventral Hernia Repair
        • Ventral Hernia: Component Separation Technique
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      April 13, 2018
      $ 269.99 USD $269.99
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    • Book Colon and Rectal Surgery: Anorectal Operations
      Colon and Rectal Surgery: Anorectal Operations
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      Part of the highly respected Master Techniques in Surgery series, Colon and Rectal Surgery: Anorectal Operations, 2nd Edition, provides the authoritative, up-to-date guidance you need to master both traditional techniques and innovative new procedures in colon and rectal surgery. Covering both basic and advanced procedures, this edition contains superbly illustrated, expertly written chapters covering virtually any colorectal surgical technique likely to be performed today. Each contributing author presents a real-world viewpoint on a particular surgery, and outstanding full-color illustrations provide visual support for every procedure.
      • Presents easy-to-digest, clinically relevant material from world-renowned colon and rectal surgeons who explain their preferred techniques step by step, including indications and contraindications, preoperative planning, postoperative management, outcomes, complications, and follow-up.
      • Covers  hemorrhoidectomies, anal and rectovaginal fistula and sphincter procedures, fecal incontinence, procedures for perineal prolapse and excision of rectal carcinoma, lateral sphincterotomy, rectocele, and muscle, anal and pilonidal flap procedures.
      • Includes 17 all-new chapters:
        • Ultrasound-guided Ligation/Mucosalpexy for Hemorrhoidal Disease
        • Rubber Band Ligation
        • Ligation of the Intersphincteric Fistula Tract (LIFT): Without Mesh
        • Repair of Rectovaginal Fistula Repair with Bioprosthetic Mesh, Transvaginal
        • Rectovaginal Fistula: Transvaginal Approach Without Mesh
        • Magnetic Anal Sphincter
        • Encirclement Procedure for Rectal Prolapse in the Elderly
        • Perineal Rectosigmoidectomy
        • Closed Lateral Interanal Sphincterotomy
        • Transanal Endoscopic Operating
        • Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) for Local Excision
        • Transabdominal Rectus Flaps
        • Ventral Hernia Repair
        • Incision, Excision and Wound VAC Closure
        • Surgical Management of Anogenital Hidradenitis
        • Condylomata Acuminatum
        • Anal Carinoma and Melanoma
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      April 13, 2018
      $ 269.99 USD $269.99
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    • Book Pediatric Neuroimaging
      Pediatric Neuroimaging
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      This newest addition of the comprehensive Pediatric Neuroimaging combines thousands of images with detailed textual descriptions to help you diagnose a wide range of brain, spinal, and head and neck disorders in the pediatric patient. The authors have chosen a clear, concise writing style that encourages you to grasp information quickly. By dealing with a broad range of disorders, from everyday problems to less common ones, and explaining how to recognize and differentiate them, this book offers you the opportunity to provide a concise differential diagnosis on most patients you are likely to encounter in your practice. 
      • Packed with more than 2,500 high-quality illustrations, drawings, photographs, and figures.
      • Emphasizes CT and MRI imagery—widely regarded as the optimal modalities for assessing and diagnosing children.
      • Most chapters organized by disease group, and describe the pathologic bases of each disorder to illustrate important clinical contexts.
      • Broadly discusses common imaging techniques in children, as well as images of normal childhood development in the brain, skull, and spine.
      • Prominently displayed lists of disorders help quickly identify a disorder within the text. 
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      April 19, 2018
      $ 319.99 USD $319.99
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