Author: Werner Böcker, Helmut Denk, Philipp U. Heitz, Holger Moch, Gerald Höfler, Hans Kreipe
Author: F. H. Kayser, K. A. Bienz, J. Eckert
While medical and hygienic developments have driven down the mortality rates of infectious diseases, pathogenic microorganisms are still a major factor in everyday clinical practice. They are still the most frequent cause of death in Third World countries. New and incurable infectious diseases are a worldwide problem. It is inescapable, therefore, that modern medicine must redouble its efforts to understand the relationship between microorganisms and humans and continue to lead the search for new therapies.The following five subject areas are covered:ImmunologyBacteriologyMycologyVirologyParasitologyThis book provides a clearly focused and richly detailed review of the entire field of medical microbiology.It is both a textbook for students of medicine and dentistry and a useful companion for medical technicians and laboratory assistants, both at school and in the laboratory. It will also serve as a handy work of reference for clinical practitioners.The book is structured with teachability in mind: The many color illustrations and microscopic images render complex themes readily accessible. Summaries at the beginning of every chapter, a color-coded reference guide and detailed diagnostic tables make this an excellent sourcebook for rapid learning and quick reference. A list of important internet addresses in the appendix will help the book's users keep abreast of cutting-edge research.
Sobotta – Atlas of Human Anatomy: the exam atlas for understanding, learning, and training anatomy The English-language Sobotta Atlas with Latin nomenclature is specifically adapted to the needs of preclinical medical students. Right from the start, the book concentrate on exam-relevant knowledge. The new study concept simplifies learning—understanding—training: Descriptive legends help the student identify the most important features in the figures. Clinical examples present anatomical details in a wider context. All illustrations have been optimized, and the lettering reduced to a minimum. Note: The image quality and clarity of the pictures in the E-Book are slightly limited due to the format. Volume 3 "Head, Neck and Neuroanatomy" includes the following topics: Head Eye Ear Neck Brain and Spinal Cord
Purpose Powered People
Author: Jessica Peterson, Tonja Waring, Gary Barnes, CaZ, Mark Muller, Jeanette Ortega, Drew Watkins, Alicia Fleury, Clint Retterath, David Welch, Ivory May, Janiece Rendon, Eric Liners, Susan Oberlig, Steve Hakes, Joanne Boufis, Tim Cole, Elizabeth Tam
"Purpose Powered People" showcases a handful of exceptional people who live life on their terms and who make a difference for others. Whether it is the Superintendent who touches the lives of thousands of kids every day, or the industrial construction worker who makes sure everyone gets home safe, or the superstar model who has zest for life, or the successful entrepreneur who balances life and business with purpose, each has a unique reason for being here and doing what they do. These chosen individuals do their jobs with great intention and great purpose. "Purpose Powered People" is the brainchild of Jessica Peterson who has asked the question, "What is your purpose?" to thousands of people since she was a little girl. She has always been fascinated with the answers and what drives people to do what they do. She herself is someone who loves connecting people. And in this book are gathered eighteen inspirational leaders each telling their own story and sharing the choices they made that brought them to this point in life. Purpose is an age-old question that we are forever seeking. It is a part of our DNA, our chemical makeup as a human being to leave a legacy. Each and every one of us is here to make a difference.
Gray's Anatomy for Students
Author: Richard Lee Drake, Wayne Vogl, Adam W. M. Mitchell
One of the best-selling medical textbooks of all time, Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease is the one book you likely purchased as a medical student that still provides answers now that you're in practice. The new PROFESSIONAL EDITION is the same "who's who" of pathology experts that delivers the most dependable, current, and complete coverage of today's essential pathology knowledge, now enhanced with PERKS DESIGNED SPECIALLY FOR YOU AS A PRACTITIONER. Masterful editing and a practical organization make learning or reinforcing every concept remarkably easy. The result remains the ideal source for an optimal understanding of pathology at its core. Offers the most authoritative and comprehensive, yet readable coverage available in any pathology textbook, making it ideal for USMLE or specialty board preparation as well as for course work
Understanding pathophysiology is the first step toward clinical medicine. This book presents the most important mechanisms of how disease develops in nearly 200 vivid color plates accompanied by clear text. Every double page, with text on the left and pictures on the right, gives a rapid and complete overview of its topic. The contents are organized systematically and a color-coded thumb index makes it easy to navigate through the book. Where necessary for clarity, the basics of physiology are explained again. Numerous clinical references illustrate the links between theory and practice. The pocket atlas has been fully revised and updated for the third edition. It now includes detailed information about malaria, energy metabolism, eating disorders, and obesity. Color Atlas of Pathophysiology is the ideal supplement to Color Atlas of Physiology!
Author: Henry James
Practical Imaging Informatics
Author: Society for Imaging
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Attention SIIM Members: a special discount is available to you; please log in to the SIIM website at www.siim.org/pii or call the SIIM office at 703-723-0432 for information on how you can receive the SIIM member price. Imaging Informatics Professionals (IIPs) have come to play an indispensable role in modern medicine, and the scope of this profession has grown far beyond the boundaries of the PACS. A successful IIP must not only understand the PACS itself, but also have knowledge of clinical workflow, a base in several medical specialties, and a solid IT capability regarding software interactions and networking. With the introduction of a certification test for the IIP position, a single source was needed to explain the fundamentals of imaging informatics and to demonstrate how those fundamentals are applied in everyday practice. Practical Imaging Informatics describes the foundations of information technology and clinical image management, details typical daily operations, and discusses rarer complications and issues.
All of the essential information you need from the world’s foremost medical physiology textbook – right in your pocket! Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, 13th Edition, reflects the structure and content of the larger text, helping you recall and easily review the most essential, need-to-know concepts in physiology. Important information can be grasped quickly, thanks to concise, readable text carefully crafted to make physiology easier to understand. New science from the 13th edition of the text keeps you up to date.
Author: Sinclair Lewis
Everybody has the dream: Build a boat in the backyard and sail off to join the happy campers off Pogo Pogo, right? But how? Assuming you aren't independently wealthy, if you want a boat that's really you, you gotta build it yourself. Backyard boatbuilding has its problems. Building in fiberglass is itchy, smelly, and yields a product that yachting maven L. Francis Herreshoff once called "frozen snot." Ferrocement, once all the rage, has pretty much sunk from favor, if you catch the drift. But there's still wood, right? Ah, wood. Nature's perfect material. You can build in the time-honored traditions of the Golden Age of Yachting, loving crafting intricate joints in rare tropical hardwoods, steaming swamp oak butts to sinuous shapes, holding the whole thing together with nonferrous fastenings that cost a buck or better each. Does that sound like boatbuilding for everyperson? What about the currently fashionable wood/epoxy boatbuilding? You butter regular old wood with Miracle Whip, stick it together in the shape of a boat, and off you go, right? Epoxy works, but They don't exactly give it away; nor is it exactly a benign substance. Suiting up like Homer Simpson heading for a fun-filled day at the nuclear power plant isn't exactly the aesthetic boatbuilding experience many of us are looking for. Where does that leave us? In the capable hands of George Buehler, who honors the timeless traditions of the sea all right, but those from the other side of the boatyard tracks. Buehler draws his inspiration from centuries of workboat construction, where semiskilled fishermen built rugged, economical boats from everyday materials in their own backyards, and went to sea in them in all kinds of weather, not just when it was pleasant. Buehler's boats sail on every ocean and perform every task, from long-term liveaboards in Norwegian fjords to a traveling doctor's office in Alaska. This book contains complete plans for seven cruising boats--from a 28-foot sailboat to a 55-foot power cruiser. All the information you need is here, including step-by-step instructions honed by nearly 20 years of supplying boat plans to backyard builders--and helping them out when they get into trouble. Buehler is anarchic, heretical, and occasionally profane; his book is West Coast counterculture meets traditional hardchine workboat construction, leavened with hardnosed common sense and penny-pinching economy. This book is for those who look around them and see that much of what is done in the world today--whether in yachting or politics or economics or interpersonal relationships--is based not on logic but on conforming and meeting other people's expectations. This book is most definitely NOT about either. It is about the realization of dreams. If you believe that everyone who wants a cruising boat can have one . . . If you see beauty beneath the fish scales and work scars of a commercial fishing boat . . . If you want to build a simple, rugged, economical, good-looking cruising boat--power or sail--using everyday lumberyard materials and few skills other than perseverance, this is the book for you. Buehler's Backyard Boatbuilding tells you how to build extraordinary boats using the most ordinary skills and materials, with complete plans, instructions, and specifications for seven real cruising boats ranging from a 28-foot sailboat to a 55-foot power cruiser. "Build wooden boats the Buehler way, which is to say inexpensively, yet like the proverbial brick outhouse."--WoodenBoat Richly flavored with personal advice and anecdotes as well as a wealth of valuable information."--American Sailing Association "Everyone will revere this book."--The Ensign
Author: John Dreese, L. E. E. Luckeydoo, Jason Defenbaugh, Elena Greer
Astronauts are sent to Mars after fossils are discovered by the Mars Curiosity rover.
The whole idea of the SERIOUSLY FUNNY tour was for Adrian Plass and Jeff Lucas to let people in on their conversations about God, life and the universe - and it went pretty well. After all, that's pretty much what they've been doing in their separate writing and speaking careers all these years. All told, people seemed to like the way their trademark styles came together and shed light on even the most difficult subjects, in a way that perhaps made those burdens a little easier to bear. However, as they toured around the country, Adrian and Jeff realised that other people's questions were at least as interesting as their own - possible more so. Eventually they decided they'd better have a go at some answers. This book is the result. They may not have got the answers right, but they have certainly had a good time along the way - and they hope you will, too.