Physiology at a Glance

Author: Jeremy P. T. Ward,Roger W. A. Linden

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119247314

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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Extensively revised and updated, this fourth edition of Physiology at a Glance continues to provide a thorough introduction to human physiology, covering a wealth of topics in a comprehensive yet succinct manner. This concise guide breaks this often complex subject down into its core components, dealing with structures of the body from the cellular level to composite systems. New to this edition are three chapters on cell signalling, thermoregulation, and altitude and aerospace physiology, as well as a glossary of terms to aid medical, dental, health science and biomedical students at all levels of their training. Featuring clear, full-colour illustrations, memorable data tables, and easy-to-read text, Physiology at a Glance is ideal as both a revision guide and as a resource to assist basic understanding of key concepts.

Physiology at a Glance

Author: Jeremy P. T. Ward,Roger W. A. Linden

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119247306

Category: Medical

Page: 168

View: 9187

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Extensively revised and updated, this fourth edition of Physiology at a Glance continues to provide a thorough introduction to human physiology, covering a wealth of topics in a comprehensive yet succinct manner. This concise guide breaks this often complex subject down into its core components, dealing with structures of the body from the cellular level to composite systems. New to this edition are three chapters on cell signalling, thermoregulation, and altitude and aerospace physiology, as well as a glossary of terms to aid medical, dental, health science and biomedical students at all levels of their training. Featuring clear, full-colour illustrations, memorable data tables, and easy-to-read text, Physiology at a Glance is ideal as both a revision guide and as a resource to assist basic understanding of key concepts.

Physiology at a Glance

Author: Jeremy P. T. Ward,Roger W. A. Linden

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118634799

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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This revised and updated edition of Physiology at a Glance features clear and concise illustrations, memorable data tables, and easy-to-read text, to provide a thorough introduction to physiology that integrates seamlessly with the medical school curriculum. Physiology at a Glance breaks the topic down into its core components, dealing with structures of the body from cellular level to composite systems. Each chapter focuses on an element of the body and explores vital concepts to aid students at all levels of their training. Physiology at a Glance: • Introduces basic biological principles in easy-to-follow spreads, followed by thoroughly revised and updated systems-based chapters • Features completely revised or brand new chapters and figures, including introductory chapters on homeostasis, blood, haemostasis and immunological defence mechanisms • Is fully supported by a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/physiology featuring online access to over 200 self-assessment questions from the book, downloadable flashcards, and revision notes With its straightforward approach to explaining the functions of the body, Physiology at a Glance provides medical, dental, health science and biomedical students with a thorough understanding of an often complex subject. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses at a Glance

Author: Ian Peate,Muralitharan Nair

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118746279

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration nursing and healthcare students, from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. Combining superb illustrations with accessible and informative text, this book covers all the body systems and key concepts encountered from the start of the pre-registration nursing or healthcare programme, and is ideal for anyone looking for an overview of the human body. Providing a concise, visual overview of anatomy and physiology and the related biological sciences, this book will help students develop practical skills, enabling them to become caring, kind and compassionate nurses. Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughout Breaks down complex concepts in an accessible way Written specifically for nursing and healthcare students with all the information they need Includes access to a companion website with self-assessment questions for each chapter Available in a range of digital formats- perfect for ‘on the go’ study and revision

The Cardiovascular System at a Glance

Author: Philip I. Aaronson,Jeremy P. T. Ward,Michelle J. Connolly

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118535405

Category: Medical

Page: 136

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This concise and accessible text provides an integrated overview of the cardiovascular system - considering the basic sciences which underpin the system and applying this knowledge to clinical practice and therapeutics. A general introduction to the cardiovascular system is followed by chapters on key topics such as anatomy and histology, blood and body fluids, biochemistry, excitation-contraction coupling, form and function, integration and regulation, pathology and therapeutics, clinical examination and investigation - all supported by clinical cases for self-assessment. Highly visual colour illustrations complement the text and consolidate learning. The Cardiovascular System at a Glance is the perfect introduction and revision aid to understanding the heart and circulation and now also features: An additional chapter on pulmonary hypertension Even more simplified illustrations to aid easier understanding Reorganized and revised chapters for greater clarity Brand new and updated clinical case studies illustrating clinical relevance and for self-assessment The fourth edition of The Cardiovascular System at a Glance is an ideal resource for medical students, whilst students of other health professions and specialist cardiology nurses will also find it invaluable. Examination candidates who need an authoritative, concise, and clinically relevant guide to the cardiovascular system will find it extremely useful. A companion website featuring cases from this and previous editions, along with additional summary revision aids, is available at www.ataglanceseries.com/cardiovascular.

Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience at a Glance

Author: Roger A. Barker,Francesca Cicchetti,Emma S. J. Robinson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119168422

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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Everything you need to know about Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience … at a Glance! Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience at a Glance is a highly illustrated, quick reference guide to the anatomy, biochemistry, physiology and pharmacology of the human nervous system. Each chapter features a summary of the anatomical structure and function of a specific component of the central nervous system, a section on applied neurobiology outlining how to approach a patient with neurological or psychiatric problems aligned to the chapter topic, standard diagnostic procedures for most common scenarios, as well as an overview of treatment and management options. This fully updated and expanded new edition includes: Dozens of full-page, colour illustrations and neurological scans Expanded coverage of techniques to study the nervous system More practical information on the neurological exam New content on neuropharmacology and drug therapies Bullet points and bold terms throughout assist with revision and review of the topic Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience at a Glance is the ideal companion for students embarking on a neuroanatomy or neuroscience course, and is an excellent reference tool for those in clinical training. An updated companion website with new clinical cases, multiple choice self-assessment questions, revision slides, and downloadable illustrations and flashcards is available at www.ataglanceseries.com/neuroscience

Geriatric Medicine at a Glance

Author: Adrian Blundell,Adam Gordon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118597613

Category: Medical

Page: 96

View: 1967

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Geriatric Medicine at a Glance logically presents the core principles of geriatric medicine, including mechanisms of ageing, changes in physiology commonly seen in older adults, and the clinical management and treatment of the key medical presentations affecting older patients. It provides a thorough overview of the essential required core knowledge, mapped to the British Geriatrics Society undergraduate curriculum on ageing. Geriatric Medicine at a Glance: - Is fully aligned with the newly developed British Geriatric Society curriculum on ageing for undergraduate medical students - Explains the relevant concepts associated with ageing in addition to the common medical presentations seen in older adults - Includes the perspective of nurses and other allied health professionals - Features 'best of five' MCQ self-assessment questions Geriatric Medicine at a Glance will help address the uncertainty often experienced by medical students and junior doctors when dealing with older patients.

The Reproductive System at a Glance

Author: Linda J. Heffner,Danny J. Schust

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118606981

Category: Medical

Page: 112

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The Reproductive System at a Glance is a comprehensive guideto normal reproductive biology and associated pathophysiology inboth sexes. Concise, easy to read, and clearly structured, thedouble-page spreads progress from basic science to clinicalabnormalities, and covers endocrine production and action, withinone short volume. Chapters on disorders summariseepidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment. This new edition of The Reproductive System at aGlance: • Is fully revised and updated throughout to reflectrecent developments in practice • Now features histological and pathological slides tocomplement the “at a glance” style explanatoryillustrations • Now features radiologic studies to supplement the textin selected chapters • Contains more detailed coverage of maternaladaptations to pregnancy • Includes a companion website atwww.ataglanceseries.com/reproduction featuring self-assessmentmultiple choice questions, bonus single answer questions andflashcards The Reproductive System at a Glance is an ideal guide forstudents studying both endocrine and reproductive subjects, andteaches the foundation concepts for the obstetrics and gynaecologyrotation, helping health professionals and students achieve a broadand practical understanding of the topic.

Medical Biochemistry at a Glance

Author: J. G. Salway

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470654511

Category: Medical

Page: 169

View: 4399

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Offering a concise, illustrated summary of biochemistry and its relevance to clinical medicine, Medical Biochemistry at a Glance is intended for students of medicine and the biomedical sciences such as nutrition, biochemistry, sports science, medical laboratory sciences, physiotherapy, pharmacy, physiology, pharmacology, genetics and veterinary science. It also provides a succinct review and reference for medical practitioners and biomedical scientists who need to quickly refresh their knowledge of medical biochemistry. The book is designed as a revision guide for students preparing for examinations and contains topics that have been identified as 'high-yield' facts for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), Step 1. This third edition: Has been thoroughly revised and updated and is now in full colour throughout Is written by the author of the hugely successful Metabolism at a Glance (ISBN 9781405107167) Features updated and improved clinical correlates Expands its coverage with a new section on Molecular Biology Includes a brand new companion website of self-assessment questions and answers at www.ataglanceseries.com/medicalbiochemistry

Metabolism at a Glance

Author: J. G. Salway

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470674717

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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Metabolism at a Glance presents a concise, illustrated summary of metabolism in health and disease. This essential text is progressively appropriate for introductory through to advanced medical and biochemistry courses. It also provides a succinct review of inborn errors of metabolism, and reference for postgraduate medical practitioners and biomedical scientists who need a resource to quickly refresh their knowledge. Fully updated and extensively illustrated, this new edition of Metabolism at a Glance is now in full colour throughout, and includes new coverage of sports biochemistry; the metabolism of lipids, carbohydrates and cholesterol; glyceroneogenesis, α-oxidation and ω-oxidation of fatty acids. It also features the overlooked “Krebs Uric Acid Cycle”. Metabolism at a Glance offers an accessible introduction to metabolism, and is ideal as a revision aid for students preparing for undergraduate and USMLE Step 1 exams.

Wound Care at a Glance

Author: Ian Peate,Wyn Glencross

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118995554

Category: Medical

Page: 128

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Wound Care at a Glance combines superb illustrations with accessible and informative text to make the key concepts of wound care easy to understand. Providing practical guidance for all healthcare professionals who care for people with wounds, or who have an interest in this complex area of healthcare, it succinctly addresses a wide range of issues including relevant anatomy and physiology, psychological issues, physical care considerations, patient safety issues, legal and ethical issues, and various treatment and management options.

Medicine at a Glance

Author: Patrick Davey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118374002

Category: Medical

Page: 504

View: 2844

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The central title in the market-leading at a Glance series, Medicine at a Glance provides a concise and accessible introduction to the study of medicine and is the ultimate revision guide for the core medical curriculum. Ideal for medical students, Foundation Programme doctors and those training in the allied health professions, Medicine at a Glance presents each topic as clear, double-page spreads with key facts accompanied by tables, illustrations, photographs and diagrams. Used by thousands of students in its previous two editions, Medicine at a Glance has been fully revised and updated to ensure that it remains THE essential revision guide purchase Contains new chapters on history and examination, patient consent and confidentiality, and substance abuse Further coverage of the essential facts for the diagnosis and treatment of common symptoms and conditions Offers full support for PBL-style courses via self-assessment cases and MCQs contained in a brand new case-based book, Medicine at a Glance: Core Cases which is also available online at: www.ataglanceseries.com/medicine For more information on the complete range of Wiley-Blackwell medical student and junior doctor publishing, please visit: www.wileymedicaleducation.com Reviews of previous editions "Fantastic revision tool before finals with all the breadth of information you need and full colour, clearly laid out diagrams." —Medical Student, St. Georges Medical School "The most up-to-date and best presented clinical medicine text on the market. It contains succinct and clear explanations of the medical conditions any student is expected to know. A student favourite." —Medical Student, Nottingham University "I definitely recommend this book to all final year students...." —Final Year Student, GKT "...once you start using this book, you won't say goodbye to it..." —Gube Magazine, Melbourne University Medical Students Association

Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance

Author: Muralitharan Nair,Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118746066

Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

Page: 208

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"Exploring a range of key diseases and conditions, each chapter in this book provides an overview of the related anatomy and physiology, signs and symptoms, investigations, management, and treatment."--From back cover.

Sexual and Reproductive Health at a Glance

Author: Catriona Melville

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118460723

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 128

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Sexual and Reproductive Health at a Glance provides a highly-illustrated, visual introduction to all aspects of sexual and reproductive health, from basic clinical examination skills to the management of acute Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and unplanned pregnancy. Covering topics which are often difficult to access as an undergraduate or junior doctor, Sexual and Reproductive Health at a Glance focuses on the fundamental principles in delivering effective contraception and sexual health care. It features high-yield information on the essential clinical topics covered in the Community Sexual and Reproductive Health (CSRH) curriculum. Presented in the familiar, easy-to-use, at a Glance format, Sexual and Reproductive Health at a Glance: • Provides a quick revision of basic anatomy, physiology and clinical skills • Offers balanced coverage of both male and female GU pathology, STIs and contraception • Includes material on practical gynaecological procedures performed in the out-patient setting • Presents a holistic approach to issues dealt with in this specialty • Takes a global perspective by addressing SRH issues in different cultures and resource-limited settings • Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/sexualhealth featuring a selection of case scenarios and interactive flashcards for self-test This brand new title will provide an invaluable resource for medical and healthcare students, junior doctors, SRH trainees and busy clinicians working in other specialties.

Haematology at a Glance

Author: Atul B. Mehta,A. Victor Hoffbrand

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118261216

Category: Medical

Page: 136

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Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, Haematology at a Glance, Fourth Edition is a broad and accessible introduction to the study of blood. Fully revised and updated to reflect advances in the field and in clinical practice, this new edition covers essential knowledge, from basic hematological physiology to blood disorders and their diagnosis and treatment. This new edition of Haematology at a Glance: • Features expanded sections on the underlying mechanisms, diagnostic techniques and management of the malignant haematological diseases. Also incorporates recent advances in knowledge of thrombosis and the newer oral anticoagulants • Contains the very latest clinical treatments • Includes updated illustrations and clinical photographs to illustrate concepts and aid understanding • Features extensive online self-assessment at www.ataglanceseries.com/haematology This book is an invaluable resource for medical students and health professionals wanting to consolidate and expand their knowledge of haematology.

The Respiratory System at a Glance

Author: Jeremy P. T. Ward,Jane Ward,Richard M. Leach

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118293738

Category: Medical

Page: 128

View: 6626

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Following the familiar, easy to use at a Glance format, and now in full-colour, The Respiratory System at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Reflecting changes to the content and assessment methods used in medical education and published clinical recommendations, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of the respiratory system to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. This new edition of The Respiratory System at a Glance: Integrates both basic and clinical science - ideal for systems-based courses Includes both the pathophysiology and clinical aspects of the respiratory system Features more case studies, updated and colour figures, and new chapters on the epidemiology of respiratory disease, public health issues, and Sarcoidosis Includes self-assessment questions and answers and an appendix of tables of standard values Provides a simple 'one-stop' easy to use course and revision text

Nutrition at a Glance

Author: Tony Sheehy,Fariba Kolahdooz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118661001

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 7470

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Nutrition at a Glance introduces key nutrition facts, such as the role of key nutrients in maintaining health, and addresses the concepts of nutrient metabolism, nutritional intake and what makes an adequate diet. It covers food safety, allergy and intolerance, GM foods, diet-related diseases and nutrigenomics. Nutrition at a Glance: • Is superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughout • Includes nutrition ‘hot topics’ such as gene-nutrient interactions and dietary supplements • Has strong international appeal, with different dietary requirements provided for many countries • Is a reference text suitable for post-docs and junior scientists, including those working in public health and dietetics • Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/nutrition featuring interactive multiple choice questions, abbreviations, a glossary, references and further reading, and Appendix B 1: Global dietary guidelines and Dietary Reference Intakes

The Gastrointestinal System at a Glance

Author: Satish Keshav,Adam Bailey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118383931

Category: Medical

Page: 120

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This concise introduction to the gastrointestinal system encapsulates the fundamental facts and principles of this rapidly growing and changing specialty. Written by experienced clinicians and teachers, the text covers the basic concepts of both the science surrounding the gastrointestinal system and the basics of clinical practice in an accessible, lucid format. Now fully supported by a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/gastro containing interactive MCQs and downloadable digital flashcards, The Gastrointestinal System at a Glance is the ideal revision aid for medical and allied health students, and provides valuable insight for anyone seeking a comprehensive and concise guide to this subject area. Fully revised and updated to include further coverage of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, revised liver chapters and a new chapter on embryology Now in full colour throughout Supported by a companion website containing interactive self-assessment and digital flashcards - perfect for both study and revision Provides an integrated approach to both the basic and clinical science of this core specialty

Wound Care at a Glance

Author: Ian Peate,Wyn Glencross

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118684672

Category: Medical

Page: 128

View: 6852

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Wound Care at a Glance combines superb illustrations with accessible and informative text to make the key concepts of wound care easy to understand. Providing practical guidance for all healthcare professionals who care for people with wounds, or who have an interest in this complex area of healthcare, it succinctly addresses a wide range of issues including relevant anatomy and physiology, psychological issues, physical care considerations, patient safety issues, legal and ethical issues, and various treatment and management options.

Anatomy at a Glance

Author: Omar Faiz,Simon Blackburn,David Moffat

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118297105

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 1334

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Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and in full-colour, this new edition provides an accessible introduction and revision aid for medical, nursing and all health sciences students. Thoroughly updated and now fully supported by a set of web-based flashcards, Anatomy at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of anatomy to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. Anatomy at a Glance: Addresses the basic concepts of anatomy in an highly visual, easy-to-remember way Features two new chapters outlining anatomical terminology and basic embryology Includes more coverage of imaging techniques such as CT and MRI Offers free online flashcards for self-assessment and revision at www.wiley.com/go/anatomyataglance This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store. To find out more about the at a Glance series, please visit www.ataglanceseries.com