Author: R. M. Lunt
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: medicine, measurement, series, techniques, handbook, scanning, ultrasonic
Number of Pages: 192
Published: 1978-06-30
List price: $37.50
ISBN-10: 0521217539
ISBN-13: 9780521217538

Author: Michael H. Cohen
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Keywords: medicine, social, studies, religion, healing, borderland
Number of Pages: 248
Published: 2006-09-30
List price: $34.95
ISBN-10: 0807830437
ISBN-13: 9780807830437

One of the transformations facing health care in the twenty-first century is the safe, effective, and appropriate integration of conventional, or biomedical, care with complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapies, such as acupuncture, chiropractic, massage therapy, herbal medicine, and spiritual healing. In Healing at the Borderland of Medicine and Religion, Michael H. Cohen discusses the need for establishing rules and standards to facilitate appropriate integration of conventional and CAM therapies.The kind of integrated health care many patients seek dwells in a borderland between

Authors:Charles Griffith, Andrew Hoellein,
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
Keywords: medicine, hospital, internal, exposure, first
Number of Pages: 384
Published: 2007-02-09
List price: $40.95
ISBN-10: 0071459014
ISBN-13: 9780071459013

Just what you need for your rotation in hospital medicine, this unique text puts mastery of the clerkship at your fingertips. Written by doctors who made hospital medicine their specialty, FIRST EXPOSURE TO HOSPITAL MEDICINE is the book they wish they had for their Internal Medicine clerkship. The ideal databank and toolset for your rotation FIRST EXPOSURE TO HOSPITAL MEDICINE enhances your rotation with: A compelling profile of the practice of hospital medicine Just the right amount of material for your 4-week clerkship Coverage of general inpatient skills,

Author: Nadeem Ali
Publisher: BMJ Books
Keywords: medicine, clinical, specialties, surgery, danger, bells, alarm, symptoms
Number of Pages: 192
Published: 2005-10-07
List price: $39.95
ISBN-10: 0727918192
ISBN-13: 9780727918192

What s your worst nightmare as a doctor? Missing a life-threatening condition must be among the biggest fears for health professionals. But sometimes the clue to the diagnosis lies in just a single symptom. So what if a patient comes to your clinic with an ear which hurts when they swallow, and you don t think of a tumour ? Or a numb chin, and you don t suspect metastases? Or an itch, and you miss a leukaemia? Alarm Bells in Medicine brings you up to speed on recognising the symptoms of serious illnesses. Internationally renowned authors list the most crucial presenting symptoms in the

Authors:Institute of Medicine,  Janet E. Joy, Stanley
Publisher: National Academies Pre
Keywords: base, science, assessing, medicine, marijuana
Number of Pages: 267
Published: 1999-07-15
List price: $42.95
ISBN-10: 0309071550
ISBN-13: 9780309071550

Summarizes current information on the potential medical value of marijuana. Includes the harm and relief it can bring patients. Includes conditions such as glaucoma, multiple sclerosis, and AIDS, and side effects of treatments such as chemotherapy. For health care providers, policy makers, and regulators.Book DescriptionThe medical use of marijuana is surrounded by a cloud of social, political, and religious controversy, which obscures the facts that should be considered in the debate.This book summarizes what we know about marijuana from evidence-based medicine--the harm it may do and the rel

Author: American Society for Clinical InvestigationAndrew
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers
Keywords: medicine, molecular, textbook, jci, science
Number of Pages: 1176
Published: 2007-10-31
List price: $139.95
ISBN-10: 0763750832
ISBN-13: 9780763750831

Science in Medicine: The JCI Textbook of Molecular Medicine is a collection of acclaimed articles published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation during the Journal s tenure at Columbia University. The society that publishes the JCI, the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), is an honor society of physician scientists, representing those who are at the forefront of translating findings in the laboratory to the advancement of clinical practice. This textbook brings together state-of-the-art reviews written by the world’s leading authorities, including many ASCI members. T

Author: Jack D. Pressman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: medicine, cambridge, history, studies, limits, resort, psychosurgery, last
Number of Pages: 576
Published: 2002-08-08
List price: $70.00
ISBN-10: 0521524598
ISBN-13: 9780521524599

During the 1940s and 1950s, tens of thousands of Americans underwent some form of psychosurgery; that is, their brains were operated upon for the putative purpose of treating mental illness. From today’s perspective, such medical practices appear foolhardy at best, perhaps even barbaric; most commentators thus have seen in the story of lobotomy an important warning about the kinds of hazards that society will face whenever incompetent or malicious physicians are allowed to overstep the boundaries of valid medical science. Last Resort challenges the previously accepted psychosurgery stor
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