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Newborn Surgery, Fourth Edition

Prem Puri
October 19, 2017

Following the success of three previous editions, this new edition of Newborn Surgery continues to provide the most comprehensive information on the surgical management of neonatal disorders. Each chapter is thoroughly revised and updated, and there are eight new chapters on key topics in the...

Emergency Care of Minor Trauma in Children, Third Edition

Ffion Davies, Colin E. Bruce, Kate Taylor-Robinson
October 18, 2017

Succinct and highly illustrated, the third edition of this handy pocket guide enables practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care. Each chapter has been updated to reflect changes to the treatment for the injury based on recent research and new...

Trauma Vivas for the FRCS: A Case-Based Approach

Raymond Anakwe, Scott Middleton
October 17, 2017

This new book is targeted at higher trainees in orthopaedic surgery preparing for the second part of the FRCS (Tr & Orth) exam. The exam involves a set of vivas during which a range of topics is discussed, the aim being to demonstrate trauma safety and competence rather than trauma expertise....

Mechanics of Cellular Bone Remodeling: Coupled Thermal, Electrical, and Mechanical Field Effects

Qing-Hua Qin
October 12, 2017

Research on bone remodeling has resulted in much new information and has led to improvements in design and biomedical practices. Mechanics of Cellular Bone Remodeling: Coupled Thermal, Electrical, and Mechanical Field Effects presents a unified exploration of recent advances, giving readers a sound...

Operative Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Third Edition

John D. Langdon, Mohan F. Patel, Robert Ord, Peter A. Brennan
October 06, 2017

Since the first edition was published, this book has become the standard text for trainees in oral and maxillofacial surgery preparing for their exit examinations (intercollegiate FRCS). This third edition represents a major advance with each chapter thoroughly revised and updated and relevant new...

Hyperpigmentation

Dimitris Rigopoulos, Alexander C. Katoulis
October 06, 2017

Darkening patches on the skin can result in great distress for the patient. However, definitive diagnosis between the many possible causes and effective treatment can be very hard for the medical practitioner to achieve. This is the first major professional reference with systematic coverage of...

Cardiovascular Catheterization and Intervention: A Textbook of Coronary, Peripheral, and Structural Heart Disease, Second Edition

Debabrata Mukherjee, Eric R. Bates, Marco Roffi, Richard A. Lange, David J. Moliterno
October 03, 2017

Interventional cardiology refers to the catheter-based treatment of cardiovascular diseases and is one of the fastest growing fields in medicine. This updated text addresses recent advances in structural heart interventions, in particular aortic and mitral valve procedures. The advent of newer...

Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: A Neural Interface for Artificial Limbs

Todd A. Kuiken, Aimee E. Schultz Feuser, Ann K. Barlow
September 30, 2017

Implement TMR with Your Patients and Improve Their Quality of Life Developed by Dr. Todd A. Kuiken and Dr. Gregory A. Dumanian, targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) is a new approach to accessing motor control signals from peripheral nerves after amputation and providing sensory feedback to...

The Physiological Basis of Metabolic Bone Disease

Borje Edgar Christopher Nordin, Howard Arthur Morris, Paul Anderson
September 30, 2017

Research into metabolic bone disease has made remarkable progress over the last 20 years, with the identification of numerous new molecules and pathways regulating bone cells as well as their plasma milieu. Their activities are largely regulated by the physiological status of the body incorporating...

Automated Image Detection of Retinal Pathology

Herbert Jelinek, Michael J. Cree
September 12, 2017

Discusses the Effect of Automated Assessment Programs on Health Care Provision Diabetes is approaching pandemic numbers, and as an associated complication, diabetic retinopathy is also on the rise. Much about the computer-based diagnosis of this intricate illness has been discovered and proven...

Basic Transesophageal and Critical Care Ultrasound

André Denault, Annette Vegas, Yoan Lamarche, Jean-Claude Tardif, Pierre Couture
September 08, 2017

Basic Transesophageal and Critical Care Ultrasound provides an overview of transesophageal ultrasound of the heart, lung, and upper abdomen as well as basic ultrasound of the brain, lung, heart, abdomen, and vascular system. Ultrasound-guided procedures commonly used in critically ill patients are...

Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Surgery: Case Studies

Victoria A. Lane, Richard J. Wood, Carlos Reck, Marc A. Levitt
August 29, 2017

This new handbook teaches and explains the key principles in the management of complex pediatric colorectal diagnoses. By using case-based presentations, radiographic images, operative images with Multiple Choice Questions to test knowledge, this book serves as an invaluable educational tool. ‘...

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