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.

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

Plant Physiology at a Glance

For ARS CSIR NET JRF SRF and Other Competitive Examinations

Author: B Santhosh

Publisher: Educreation Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 63

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This book provides basic and quick information about various important concepts in plant and crop physiology. It would help the post graduate and undergraduate students best. Can act as ready reckoner of basic plant physiology for various competitive examinations.

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

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

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.

Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance

Author: Muralitharan Nair,Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118746198

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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Everything you need to know about Pathophysiology… at aGlance! From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glanceseries, and from the authors of the successful Fundamentals ofApplied Pathophysiology textbook comes the ideal revisionguide for all the key diseases and conditions that nursing andhealthcare students need to be aware of. Combining superbillustrations with accessible and informative text, this book isperfect for all nursing and healthcare students, and anyone who islooking for an overview of pathophysiology. Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance covers all the keydiseases and disease processes affecting each body system, and keyconcepts encountered from the start of the pre-registration nursingor healthcare course. Key features: Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrationsthroughout Written specifically for nursing and healthcare students withall the information they need Self-assessment questions provided for each chapter Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance is ideal fornursing and healthcare students as well as qualified practitioners,providing a comprehensive yet accessible overview of humanpathophysiology.

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.

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.

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.

Medicine at a Glance

Author: Patrick Davey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118374002

Category: Medical

Page: 504

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

Gastroenterology

Clinical Cases Uncovered

Author: Satish Keshav,Emma Culver

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118293916

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Gastroenterology is a critically important specialty in medicine,encompassing the GI tract and two vital organs - the pancreas andthe liver. Gastroenterology: Clinical Cases Uncoveredincludes reference to the new JCHMT curriculum for acute andinternal medicine concerning gastroenterology and hepatology andpresents real-life patient cases and outcomes as seen on the wardsand in exams leading students through a practical approach torecognize, understand, investigate and manage gastroenterologicaland hepatological disorders and conditions. Following a question-answer approach, with self-assessment MCQs,EMQs and SAQs, and a 'refresher' section on basic science,Gastroenterology: Clinical Cases Uncovered featuresinvestigations and the treatment options available for patientswith upper and lower GI disorders, liver disease, biliary andpancreatic disease, and problems of nutrition. Gastroenterology: Clinical Cases Uncovered is ideal formedical students, junior doctors on the Foundation Programme, GPtrainees, specialist nurses and nurse practitioners andgastroenterology trainees on the specialty training programme.

Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives E-Book

Author: Jane Coad,Melvyn Dunstall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702045934

Category: Medical

Page: 472

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Anatomy & Physiology for Midwives 3rd edition builds on the success of the first two editions with electronic ancillaries, more accessible, woman-centred language and strengthened links with good practice. The book provides a thorough review of anatomy and physiology applicable to midwifery, from first principles through to current research, utilizing case studies for reflection. A comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook that is an essential purchase for all students of midwifery.

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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British Medical Association Book Award Winner - Student Textbook of the Year 2018 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

Perioperative Practice at a Glance

Author: Paul Wicker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118842154

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series comes this new title on all aspects of caring for patients in the perioperative environment. From pre-operative care, through the anaesthetic and surgical phases to post-operation and recovery, this easy-to-read, quick-reference resource uses the unique at a Glance format to quickly convey need-to-know information in both images and text, allowing vital knowledge to be revised promptly and efficiently. Brings together all aspects of perioperative practice in one easy-to-read book Moves through the patient journey, providing support to perioperative practitioners in all aspects of their role Covers key information on perioperative emergencies Includes material on advanced skills to support Advanced Practitioners Each topic is covered in two pages, allowing for easy revision and reference This is a must-have resource for operating department practitioners and students, theatre nurses and nursing students, and trainee surgeons and anaesthetists.

Radiology at a Glance

Author: Rajat Chowdhury,Iain Wilson,Christopher Rofe,Graham Lloyd-Jones

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118691083

Category: Medical

Page: 120

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Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and in full-colour, this brand new title provides an accessible introduction and revision aid for medical students and students of radiography and physiotherapy. Reflecting changes to the content and assessment methods used in medical education, Radiology at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of radiology to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. Radiology at a Glance: Addresses the basic concepts of radiation physics and radiation protection together with a structured approach to image interpretation Offers coverage of the radiology of plain X-rays, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT, MRI, intervention, and nuclear medicine Presents both theory and clinical practice through theoretical and case-based chapters Features common and classic cases in each chapter Includes OSCE preparation and self-assessment chapters with self-test radiographs Provides easy access tables to help assess which radiological procedures are most appropriate for specific clinical problems Allows for quick, easy access and reference whilst on the wards Reflects the rapidly evolving impact of interventional radiology in managing patients Includes a Foreword by the President of the Royal College of Radiologists For further information, please visit www.ataglanceseries.com and www.wileymedicaleducation.com This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Medical Sciences at a Glance

Practice Workbook

Author: Jakub Scaber,Faisal Rahman,Peter Abrahams

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118809459

Category: Medical

Page: 136

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This easy to use workbook covers all the basic sciences inclinical context, and includes the full range of question typesused in medical school. It offers comprehensive advice on how totackle tricky examinations, how to deal with question types fromSAQs to essays, and will stimulate abstract skills like criticalthinking and the ability to deliver the key facts. Ideal for the pre-clinical years and USMLE candidates,Medical Sciences at a Glance: Practice Workbookfeatures: • An introductory section featuring step-by-stepguidance on exam technique and papers • Over 390 questions of varying formats - and fullexplanations to the answers • A topic-based structure reflecting vital foundationconcepts, including anatomy, physiology, pathology andpharmacology Medical Sciences at a Glance: Practice Workbook meets theneeds of medical students with a spectrum of educational approachesin mind. Whatever your course type, working through this book willgive you the advantage when it comes to basic science exams.

Haematology at a Glance

Author: Atul B. Mehta,A. Victor Hoffbrand

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405144858

Category: Medical

Page: 120

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Haematology at a Glance provides a concise and accessibleintroduction to haematology. It follows the easy-to-use 'at aGlance' format of double-page spreads comprising clear, memorablediagrams illustrating the key facts and essential textualinformation. It starts with an explanation of normal blood cellsand routine laboratory tests. It then reviews a wide range of blooddisorders. This new edition of Haematology at a Glance: Contains full colour throughout Presents the key facts accompanied by clear diagrams, photosand images Highlights the most recent developments in the field, includingcoverage of transplantation technology Includes new chapters on : The side affects of drug treatment Pregnancy and neonatological aspects of haematology Practical procedures Haematology at a Glance will appeal to medical students, juniordoctors on foundation programmes, haematology technicians andnursing and other health care students with an interest inhaematology. Reviews of last edition “Haematology at a Glance is a valuable book for primarylearning as well as for revision, and I am sure that I will referto it for years to come.” The Royal College of Pathologists Bulletin “It really is great, if you don’t believe me, pickit up and look yourself,” Black Bag – Bristol Medical School Gazette

Medicine at a Glance

Author: Vasan,R.S. & Seshadri, R. S. Vasan

Publisher: Orient Blackswan

ISBN: 9788125014430

Category:

Page: 388

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This Book Is A Rapid Reference Companion To Textbook Of Medicine Intended For Medical Students, Residents And Practitioners. The Book Has Useful And Extensive Summaries Which Capture The Essential Information Of Each Chapter. It Offers Links To The Main Topic In The Textbook For Easy Reference.

Ear, Nose and Throat at a Glance

Author: Nazia Munir,Ray Clarke

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111846799X

Category: Medical

Page: 96

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Ear, Nose and Throat at a Glance provides ahighly-illustrated, accessible introduction to this practical butcomplex topic, which is increasingly encountered in every-dayoutpatient settings, as well as surgical departments. Each double-page spread diagrammatically summarises the basicscience relating to each anatomical area, outlines practicalguidelines on the examination of patients, and provides an overviewof the most common disorders and diseases. This brand new title in the best-selling at a Glance seriesfeatures high-yield information on all the topics covered atmedical school, and includes: Advice on clinical skills, practical examinations andprocedures, such as otoscopic examinations, and tuning forktests Comprehensive illustrations showing anatomy and mechanisms ofhearing Assessment, management and treatment of both chronic and acuteconditions ENT trauma and emergencies Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Extended MatchingQuestions (EMQs) to help test learning Ear, Nose and Throat at a Glance is the ideal companionfor anyone about to start the ENT attachment, or ‘specialsenses’ rotation, and will appeal to medical students andjunior doctors, as well as nurses, audiologists and other healthprofessionals.

Medical Biochemistry at a Glance

Author: J. G. Salway

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118292405

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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Offering a concise, illustrated summary of biochemistry and itsrelevance to clinical medicine, Medical Biochemistry at aGlance is intended for students of medicine and the biomedicalsciences such as nutrition, biochemistry, sports science, medicallaboratory sciences, physiotherapy, pharmacy, physiology,pharmacology, genetics and veterinary science. It also provides asuccinct review and reference for medical practitioners andbiomedical scientists who need to quickly refresh their knowledgeof medical biochemistry. The book is designed as a revision guide for students preparingfor examinations and contains topics that have been identified as'high-yield' facts for the United States Medical LicensingExamination (USMLE), Step 1. This third edition: Has been thoroughly revised and updated and is now in fullcolour throughout Is written by the author of the hugely successful Metabolismat a Glance (ISBN 9781405107167) Features updated and improved clinical correlates Expands its coverage with a new section on MolecularBiology Includes a brand new companion website of self-assessmentquestions and answers at ahref="http://www.ataglanceseries.com/medicalbiochemistry"www.ataglanceseries.com/medicalbiochemistry/a