Download Diseases of the Parathyroid Glands by Tally Naveh-Many PhD, Morris Nechama PhD (auth.), Angelo A. PDF

By Tally Naveh-Many PhD, Morris Nechama PhD (auth.), Angelo A. Licata, Edgar V. Lerma (eds.)

For practitioners in any respect levels of expertise, illnesses of the parathyroid glands are usually not simply deciphered. there are numerous subtleties to its pathology and analysis. this present day, the wealth of recent info from molecular drugs makes it very tough for the person practitioner to have a whole photo of those entities. Diseases of the Parathyroid Glands addresses those concerns through delivering a concise, uncomplicated textual content that gives cutting-edge heritage on mineral body structure and its legislation and this to a number of medical subject matters of parathyroid gland pathology. Introductory chapters hide calcium law and parathyroid gland body structure, drawing upon a number of the new elements of glandular keep an eye on mechanisms past the classical ones linked to calcium by myself. nearly all of the textual content covers scientific difficulties. even though such a lot chapters tackle difficulties in grownup drugs, 3 separate chapters are dedicated to pediatric difficulties of hyper- and hypoparathyroidsm and parathormone resistance states. moreover, there are a number of chapters on much less universal yet both not easy difficulties similar to parathyroid melanoma, calciphylaxis, cystic lesions of the glands, and ectopic glandular ailment. the ultimate chapters aspect the options of parathyroid gland imaging and surgical operation. useful and a useful addition to the literature, Diseases of the Parathyroid Glands is an crucial reference for someone drawn to parathyroid disease.

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Download Trematode Infections and Diseases of Man and Animals by Vinai Kumar (auth.) PDF

By Vinai Kumar (auth.)

During the last few many years new info at the distribution, pathogenicity, analysis, remedy and regulate of trematode infections and ailments in guy and animals, together with zoonotic trematodiasis, have emerged from a number of realms. those new info are compiled during this e-book including present details to fulfil the current want. Seven significant trematode-induced disorder teams, particularly, schistosomiasis, paragonimiasis, fascioliasis and fasciolopsiasis, dicrocoeliasis and eurytremiasis, clonorchiasis and opisthorchiasis, paramphistomiasis, and ailments because of intestinal trematode infections are handled during this publication. those ailments nonetheless rank as a tremendous explanation for morbidity and mortality - either in guy and in cattle - almost always within the tropics, and give a contribution to the socio-economic difficulties. a lot of those illnesses also are zoonoses, a few significant and others capability.
The meant readership of this treatise contain postgraduate scholars of clinical and veterinary parasitology, study staff in addition to scientific practitioners, veterinarians, tropical ailments experts, veterinary public well-being experts and academics enthusiastic about trematode infections and trematodiasis of guy and animals.

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Download Surgical management of pain by Kim J. Burchiel PDF

By Kim J. Burchiel

Now not due to the fact that White and candy released discomfort and the Neurosurgeon within the Sixties has there been a entire evaluate of the total box of neurosurgical discomfort administration. you can find an entire synthesis of all present thoughts of ache neuroanatomy, body structure, and pathophysiology; new systems that reduce invasiveness and postoperative neurological deficits; and the whole scope of surgical and clinical administration of persistent pain.In addition, you are going to enjoy the services of the foreign board of participants, a digital who is who in soreness drugs, administration, and surgical procedure. exact positive factors of this encyclopedic resource:* precise issues highlighting very important useful, medical info* Point/Counterpoint giving the professionals and cons of other remedy equipment* specialist statement supplying insights and replacement perspectives of every subject

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Download Molecular Basis of Membrane-Associated Diseases by E. Van Obberghen, R. Ballotti, Y. Le Marchand-Brustel, J. C. PDF

By E. Van Obberghen, R. Ballotti, Y. Le Marchand-Brustel, J. C. Scimeca (auth.), Prof. Dr. Angelo Azzi, Prof. Zdenek Drahota, Prof. Sergio Papa (eds.)

Biological membranes are frequently effected via ailments. Molecular occasions resulting in or bobbing up from pathological alterations during diversified ailments are as but now not essentially understood. This efficient examine by way of top specialists covers alterations of the mobile setting, membranes and the metabolic features in the course of tissue progress and differentiation in addition to elements of irregular organelle functionality in lysosomal garage illnesses, peroxisomal and mitochondrial problems, enzyme defects and regulatory defects of receptors because of oncogenes.

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Download Chemotherapy of Parasitic Diseases by William C. Campbell (auth.), William C. Campbell, Robert S. PDF

By William C. Campbell (auth.), William C. Campbell, Robert S. Rew (eds.)

"Have a bite of dulie," acknowledged Crubog . . . "What is it?" requested Potter, half-suspiciously. "Seaweed. " "Is it sturdy for the virility? . . . " "And what's the virility?" requested the previous guy. "Does it make you extra beautiful to women?" Potier shouted in his ear. "No. " "What is it stable for then?" "WortnS. " "Worms?" "Intestinal worms. you are going to by no means back move a bug should you consume a fistful of dulse very first thing within the morning and final thing at evening. " "If it is an anthelmintic, i will try out a place of it," acknowledged Potter. - From Bogmail, a singular through Patrick McGinley (1981) With sleek recommendations of chemical isolation and constitution selection, the previous contrast among natural and chemical treatments has mostly been damaged down. via chemotherapy we now suggest easily the remedy of disorder by way of medications (the note drugs has unhappily been eclipsed). the excellence made among chemotherapy and non­ chemical remedy (e. g. , radiation, physiotherapy, surgical intervention, immu­ nomodulation) is still necessary regardless of a few minor overlapping. the current paintings hence bargains with medications and their use in parasitic illness. (Since we're facing the remedy of incipient in addition to demonstrated an infection, chemotherapy subsumes chem­ oprophylaxis in addition to chemotherapeusis according to se. ) Definition of parasitism as a organic modus vivendi, even though vital in itself, don't need to obstacle us right here. we want easily delimit the scope of the publication, and that's simply done.

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Download The Blue Death: Disease, Disaster, and the Water We Drink by Robert D. Morris PDF

By Robert D. Morris

With the willing eyes of a scientist and the sensibilities of a pro author, Dr. Robert Morris chronicles the attention-grabbing and from time to time scary tale of our consuming water. His gripping narrative vividly recounts the epidemics that experience shaken towns and international locations, the scientists who reached into the invisible and emerged with debatable truths that may keep thousands of lives, and the industrial and political forces that hostile those researchers in a ferocious struggle of principles.

In the gritty international of nineteenth-century England, amid the ravages of cholera, Morris introduces John Snow, the health care provider who proved that the lethal disorder can be hidden in a drop of water. many years later within the deserts of Africa, the tale follows Louis Pasteur and Robert Koch as they raced to discover the reason for cholera and a method to avoid its unfold. within the 20th century, burgeoning towns could subdue cholera and typhoid by means of bending rivers to their will, development enormous filtration vegetation, and effervescent toxic fuel via their ingesting water. even though, with the coming of the hot millennium, the demon of waterborne affliction is threatening to reemerge, and a growing to be physique of analysis has associated the chlorine depended on for water remedy with melanoma and stillbirths.

In The Blue Death, Morris dispels notions of fail-safe water structures. alongside the way in which he unearths a few surprising truths: the thousands of miles of leaking water mains, always evolving microorganisms, and the looming danger of bioterrorism, which can bring about disaster. throughout time and all over the world, this riveting account bargains alarming information regarding the normal and man-made risks found in the very water we drink.

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Download Endothelial Dysfunctions and Vascular Disease by Raffaele De Caterina, Peter Libby PDF

By Raffaele De Caterina, Peter Libby

Bridging the space among the laboratory and the bedside, this well timed quantity illuminates the relationship among endothelial disorder and vascular illness. This finished survey of atherosclerotic illness starts with biology – incorporating the newest breakthroughs within the box – then elucidates possibility components and diagnostic instruments and markers. a tremendous part on endothelium-directed prevention and treatment exhibits you the way to use state of the art examine to scientific care.Under the cautious editorial assistance of Drs. De Caterina and Libby, the highly-regarded individuals address:- endothelial activation and the initiation of atherosclerosis- mechanisms of plaque development and problems- the position of LDL within the foundation and development of atherosclerosis- complex glycation endproducts and the speeded up atherosclerosis in diabetes- oxidative rigidity and vascular sickness- soluble adhesion molecules as markers of vascular disorder- hormone-replacement remedy and cardiovascular hazard- anti-oxidants and endothelial protectionand extra. the 1st e-book devoted to the critical position of endothelial disorder in vascular ailment, this concise quantity gathers the entire most modern info at the topic into one handy and cohesive textual content. determine your sufferers are taking advantage of present wisdom by way of conserving a replica of Enothelial Dysfunctions in Vascular illness shut to hand for common consultation.IntroductionEvery e-book has a historical past, this one now not excepted, having emerged from intersections in expert lives of the Editors. This booklet bears the culmination of a collaboration among the “pupil” (RDC) and the “mentor” (PL). in the course of a longer sabbatical of the scholar in Boston in 1994, we probed jointly the idea that endothelial disorder served as a typical denominator of vascular ailment, with the stability among irritation and its inhibition as a fulcrum of the rules of the habit of endothelial cells. As practising cardiologists in our medical lives, we sought to hyperlink to endothelial functionality the mechanisms of motion of hazard elements and of pharmacologic brokers used to regard and forestall vascular ailment. The scholar for that reason authored a couple of reports at the mechanism of motion of probability elements and incorporated them in a small e-book, released in Italian, for which the mentor wrote a preface. The publication used to be greeted with want from the Italian cardiological neighborhood, and supplied the nidus for the current, extra bold undertaking, together with up-to-date studies at the pathogenesis of vascular illness and at the so much novel facets of vascular biology. This company used to be enabled through the contributions of a lot of our former or current collaborators and associates, with no whose enthusiasm and engagement this paintings may perhaps by no means have visible mild. We principally underestimated the devotion precious on our personal facet first and foremost, however it finally yielded a product that we believe achieves our unique targets. we're conscious that we confront a continually evolving subject, the place widespread updates will be fascinating - if no longer helpful. but, we think within the worth of books - akin to the present one - that try to manage in a picture of time, the gigantic quantity of literature to be had in a coherent and entire scheme. we're conscious of latest gaps, of rising fabric now not paid its due, and of the quick evolution of a few of the innovations highlighted inside. The hyperlinks among the laboratory and the hospital have by no means afforded extra chance for brand spanking new knowing and advances in prognosis and remedy than this day we are hoping that our colleagues, vascular biologists cardiologists, internists, and different physicians alike will locate this compendium an invaluable advisor to this most enjoyable time in vascular biology and medicineRaffaele De Caterina and Peter Libby

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Download Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Pain Management by Michael I. Weintraub MD FACP FAAN, Ravinder Mamtani MBBS PDF

By Michael I. Weintraub MD FACP FAAN, Ravinder Mamtani MBBS MD MSc, Marc S. Micozzi MD PhD

Discomfort is the most typical criticism among all sufferers looking care from every kind of healthiness practitioners. it's anticipated that forty% of sufferer visits to well-being care practitioners are for the administration of discomfort. the matter of ache and different sensible court cases is an ever greater percentage of the perform of integrative medication. Complementary and substitute clinical modalities have a lot to supply in handling ache and useful lawsuits, in addition to providing new and certain views at the phenomenon of soreness. This booklet can be exact in taking into consideration cultural, old and social elements in soreness and soreness administration. whereas now not a subject in itself (with the exception of the introductory bankruptcy) it's a standpoint that infuses the entire issues of the ebook.

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Download Behavioral Interventions for Prevention and Control of by Laura J. McGough, H. Hunter Handsfield (auth.), Sevgi O. PDF

By Laura J. McGough, H. Hunter Handsfield (auth.), Sevgi O. Aral Ph.D., John M. Douglas Jr M.D. (eds.)

Before AIDS, the function of behavioral interventions in fighting transmission of sexually transmitted ailments used to be stated in textual content books and journals yet hardly ever promoted successfully in public future health perform. knowledgeable by way of a accomplished wisdom of behavioral conception, intervention tools, and affected populations, the authors of this crucial publication research the important position of behavioral interventions in fighting STDs. The publication addresses the complexities and social contexts of human behaviors which unfold STDs, the cultural obstacles to STD schooling (ranging from conservative mores to "stay out of my bed room" libertarianism), and the sociopolitical nuances surrounding therapy. Over 40 participants supply a realistic appraisal of what's being performed now and what might be enhanced, such as:

-An evaluate of present behavioral and biomedical interventions for STD prevention and control

-A dialogue of what works for people, teams, and communities

-Up so far pondering such conventional prevention ways as associate notification and overall healthiness care seeking

-STD prevention thoughts with high-risk populations, together with drug clients, homosexual males, youngsters, incarcerated individuals, and individuals with repeat infections

-The kingdom of prevention expertise: condoms, vaccines, the Internet

-Ethical, monetary, and coverage concerns in STD prevention

-Applying intervention versions to real-world situations

-Guidelines for software overview and improvement

As STDs and AIDS stay best priorities for public health and wellbeing and personal quarter practitioners, researchers, and educators, Behavioral Interventions for Prevention and keep watch over of Sexually Transmitted Diseases supplies a long-neglected box the eye it merits. This authoritative source is bound to persuade public wellbeing and fitness perform and coverage in an ever-evolving social climate.

"This ebook represents a landmark within the box of STD prevention and administration bringing jointly a accomplished evaluate of the main severe features of behavioral interventions for STDs. scholars or practitioners of public healthiness and clinicians concerned with STD/HIV administration must have this book."

King ok. Holmes, M.D., Ph.D., William H. Foege, Chair, division of world health and wellbeing and Director, heart for HIV/AIDS, collage of Washington, Seattle

"This notable quantity deals simply obtainable information regarding the multitude of innovations for behavioral interventions for STDs, together with not just what we now have realized lately but additionally what we must always do. this mix of either figuring out and motion will definitely offer a lot wanted tips to today’s public well-being practitioner."

Willard Cates, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., President, examine, relations overall healthiness foreign, Durham, NC

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Download The Infectious Diseases Manual, Second Edition by David Wilks, Mark Farrington, David Rubenstein(auth.) PDF

By David Wilks, Mark Farrington, David Rubenstein(auth.)

The Infectious illnesses guide is a concise and updated consultant to infectious ailments, scientific microbiology and antibiotic prescribing

"I haven't any hesitation in recommending this e-book to practitioners of all grades."
Journal of health center Infection

".....a worthy companion.......should no longer be lacking in any scientific library."

"...... a good and intensely transportable reference text..."
Journal of scientific Microbiology

WHY purchase THIS BOOK?

  • Invaluable resource of reference for daily scientific use
  • Integrated information regarding medical infectious illnesses, microbiology and antibiotic prescribing
  • Clear and systematic structure utilizing a regular structure for every part permitting fast entry to key information

Chapter 1 advent (pages 1–13):
Chapter 2 higher respiration Tract Infections (pages 15–22):
Chapter three reduce breathing Tract Infections (pages 23–36):
Chapter four Mycobacteria and Mycobacterial Infections (pages 37–48):
Chapter five Cardiac Infections (pages 49–56):
Chapter 6 Gastrointestinal Infections (pages 57–69):
Chapter 7 Hepatitis (pages 70–76):
Chapter eight Urinary Tract an infection (UTI) (pages 77–81):
Chapter nine Gynaecological and Obstetric Infections (pages 82–85):
Chapter 10 Sexually Transmitted ailments (STDs) (pages 86–95):
Chapter eleven CNS Infections (pages 96–103):
Chapter 12 Eye Infections (pages 104–110):
Chapter thirteen dermis Infections (pages 111–119):
Chapter 14 Bone and Joint Infections (pages 120–125):
Chapter 15 Paediatric Infections (pages 126–142):
Chapter sixteen Human Immune Deficiency Virus (HIV) an infection and purchased Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (pages 143–169):
Chapter 17 Infections within the Immunocompromised Host (pages 170–178):
Chapter 18 Fever (pages 179–184):
Chapter 19 Septic surprise (pages 185–188):
Chapter 20 Pre?Travel recommendation (pages 189–205):
Chapter 21 Tropical medication and the Returning tourist (pages 206–228):
Chapter 22 Protozoa (pages 229–232):
Chapter 23 Helminths (pages 233–244):
Chapter 24 Staphylococci (pages 245–253):
Chapter 25 Streptococci and Their relations (pages 254–262):
Chapter 26 cardio Gram?Positive Rods (pages 263–272):
Chapter 27 Coliforms (Syn. Enterobacteria, Enterobacteriaceae) (pages 273–284):
Chapter 28 Vibrios (pages 285–287):
Chapter 29 Campylobacters (pages 288–290):
Chapter 30 Pseudomonads (pages 291–295):
Chapter 31 Fastidious Gram?Negative Organisms (pages 296–311):
Chapter 32 Anaerobes (pages 312–321):
Chapter 33 Spirochaetes (pages 322–328):
Chapter 34 Mycoplasmas, Chlamydias and Rickettsias (pages 329–333):
Chapter 35 Virology (pages 334–362):
Chapter 36 Fungi (pages 363–377):
Chapter 37 Antibiotics: concept, utilization and Abuse (pages 379–389):
Chapter 38 Antibiotics: class and Dosing instructions (pages 391–414):

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