Mar 012024
 

CMC Vellore Handbook of Emergency Medicine, previously known as “Emergency Medicine: Best Practices at CMC (EMAC)” is a comprehensive and concise compilation of management guidelines and protocols to be followed in the “emergency department (ED)”.

This book covers the basics of all the commonly seen medical and surgical conditions in our ED and the emergency management principles in a simplified manner.
Many newer concepts have replaced the traditional management practices. Every effort has been taken to incorporate the latest evidence-based recommendations.
This book would be very useful in all EDs and secondary level hospitals in managing acute medical and surgical emergencies and trauma.

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Mar 012024
 

You can breathe a little easier knowing there’s a proven way to master respiratory pharmacology! For more than 30 years, Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology has been the preeminent text on the subject. With easy-to-grasp terminology, relatable explanations, and reader-friendly writing, it simplifies the process of learning pharmacology material like never before. Rau’s is organized into three logical sections, covering the basics of respiratory care, frequently used drugs, and critical care medications. New to the 11th edition are recently approved FDA drugs, information on drug approvals, COVID-19 coverage, and new and updated Clinical Connection boxes that focus on important clinical questions, assisting you in connecting the information in the text to the clinical setting and addressing how Respiratory Therapists can help educate patients.

  • Clinical scenarios with follow-up SOAP assessment help you assess your comprehension of the material.
  • Self-assessment questions offer you thought-provoking opportunities to test your comprehension of key concepts.
  • Learning objectives parallel the levels tested by the NBRC® exams to help you identify important information that goes beyond memorization and recall.
  • Key terms with definitions provide easy access to the pharmacologic vocabulary you should embrace.
  • Key points boxes in each chapter highlight important concepts in the lesson.
  • Glossary of all key terms in the text aids you in understanding the terminology associated with respiratory care pharmacology.
  • Appendices on common Units and Systems of Measurement and Acceptable Mixtures provide references to need-to-know information such as abbreviations, conversion charts for temperatures, liquid metric and solids, and a simple drug compatibility chart for drug mixtures.
  • Alphabetical drug index provides a direct index to look up information based on drug name.
  • NEW and UPDATED! Clinical Connection boxes assist you in connecting information in the text to the clinical setting, including providing patients a better understanding of their clinical conditions as related to their drug treatments.
  • UPDATED! Chapter 1 reflects changes to drug approval.
  • UPDATED! Chapter 3 reflects changes in aerosol medication devices and addresses aerosol-generating device issues and COVID-19.
  • UPDATED! The latest FDA-approved medications are referencedin all chapters.
  • UPDATED! Current asthma (GINA) and COPD (GOLD) guidelines include COVID-19 treatment protocols.
  • Enhanced readability helps you more easily understand difficult material.

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Mar 012024
 

Medical Pharmacology & Therapeutics provides all the information medical and healthcare students need throughout their degree programme and beyond, including for professional qualifications such as the PSA.

This all-round textbook covers basic pharmacology through to drug prescribing in clinical contexts, covering the pathogenic mechanisms of disease; drug actions, side effects, and the therapeutic principles of drug use. It takes a helpful systems-based approach that orders information according to body systems and disease areas, rather than by drug class.

Now in its sixth edition, the book has been fully updated to include latest scientific understanding of drug action and administration and current best practice in prescribing medications, informed by the latest national guidelines.

  • A clinical focus throughout – suitable for medical, nursing and other healthcare students throughout their training
  • Thorough update of clinically-relevant medicines to ensure best practice
    • Consideration of treatment of Covid-19Information aligned with the British National Formulary (BNF), NICE guidelines and relevant professional benchmarks
      • Comprehensive drug compendia allow all drugs to be identified and placed within their respective classes
      • Extensive self-assessment questions to support learning and revision
      • New to this edition Expanded discussion of the pathophysiology and management of shock
      • Revised discussion of the management of chronic pain
      • Consideration of treatment of Covid-19
      • Expanded discussion of the pathophysiology and management of shock
      • Revised discussion of the management of chronic pain

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Mar 012024
 

MAXIMUM RETENTION IN MINIMUM TIME!
 
Studying for the USMLE® Step 1 can be a race against time. Deja Review: Pharmacology, Third Edition helps you beat the clock―and score big. Designed for rapid review, this grade-boosting sourcebook distills your coursework into the need-to-know, high-yield concepts and topics that will give you the edge on exam day.
Deja Review: Pharmacology features an at-a-glance, two-column “flashcard” Q&A format, which reinforces familiar material, while accelerating your mastery of commonly tested topics. The Q&As help you efficiently absorb a large amount of pertinent information and streamlines your study time by focusing only on the correct answers. Ideal for last-minute cramming, this quick-reference also enables you to pinpoint your weaknesses and strengths so you can fine-tune your preparation―and tackle the most difficult exam questions with confidence.
Features:
 •Provides a flashcard experience with the convenience of a book
•USMLE® -style vignettes deliver review material in a board-simulating clinical presentation
•Active recall questions allow you to understand, not just memorize, the subject matter
•Clinical correlations of basic science help you gear up for coursework and board exams
•Compact and easy to carry for on-the-spot studying
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Feb 292024
 

An invaluable role of the Respiratory Therapist is to administer and educate patients on aerosolized and systemic medications used in the treatment of respiratory diseases and other therapies affecting the cardiopulmonary system. Principles of Pharmacology for Respiratory Care, Third Edition is an ideal resource for Respiratory Therapists to understand the role of cardiopulmonary-targeted medication therapies and the mechanism of action drugs used in the treatment of the conditions they are treating. Mode of action, clinical indications, dosages, hazards, and side effects of multiple classifications of drugs are extensively addressed. As such, this text also serves a comprehensive reference on drug therapies used in the treatment of respiratory diseases as well as other medical conditions. The layout of this text in organized into three distinct sections to facilitate the understanding of the material. The first section includes general pharmacologic principles required to understand the medication therapies, terminology and drug mechanisms that are discussed in later chapters. The second section concentrates on drug therapies specific in respiratory care, while also reviewing other agents of pulmonary importance that are either administered or recommended by Respiratory Therapists, including inhaled pulmonary vasodilators and medications used in smoking cessation therapy. The final section concludes with review of the general pharmacology of common drug classes and therapies used in common medical conditions, emphasizing any effects these drug classes may have on the pulmonary system.

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Feb 292024
 

The book Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology is basically an atlas of skin diseases. It has color photographs of various skin diseases that aid the physician in making a correct diagnosis. The book serves as a study guide to help the medical students or physician on the subject of dermatology. The book has a total of nine chapters. Chapter 1 is on infections of skin caused by various agents; chapter 2 is on bullous disorders; chapter 3 is on drug-induced cutaneous disorders; chapter 4 is on connective tissue disorders such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), systemic sclerosis, linear morphea, and dermatomyositis; chapter 5 is on ichthyoses; chapter 6 is on keratinization disorders such as psoriasis, onychogryphosis, punctate keratoderma, pityriasis rosea, and lichen planus; chapter 7 is on genodermatoses; chapter 8 is on different types of eczemas; and finally, chapter 9 is on miscellaneous cutaneous disorders such as Purpura fulminans, urticaria, skin necrosis, necrobiosis lipoidica, alopecia areata, basal cell carcinoma, calcinosis, etc.

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Feb 292024
 

Gain the pharmacology knowledge and skills you need to administer medications safely! Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 10th Edition provides practical, easy-to-use pharmacology information, emphasizing the application of the nursing process and prioritization throughout the book. Coverage begins with pharmacology basics, then discusses drugs by body systems and drug functions. Hundreds of full-color illustrations show how drugs work in the body and depict key steps in medication administration. Written by pharmacology experts Linda Lane Lilley, Shelly Rainforth Collins, and Julie S. Snyder, this bestselling textbook makes it easy to understand and apply pharmacology concepts and provide safe, quality nursing care.

  • Focus on need-to-know information includes discussions of what nurses may encounter during drug administration in a variety of health care settings, providing accounts of real-life medication errors and tips for avoiding those errors.
  • The Nursing Process is applied to each category of drugs, ensuring that you administer medications accurately and safely, and includes the steps of assessment, human need statements, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Emphasis on drug classes describes key similarities and differences among the drugs in each class, making it easier to understand how individual drugs work in the body.
  • Consistent presentation for each drug group includes the mechanism of action, indications, contraindications, adverse effects, interactions, and dosages, concluding with drug profiles of individual drugs in the class or group.
  • High-alert icons identify medications that pose a greater risk to patient safety.
  • Focus on prioritization includes prioritized nursing diagnoses along with a corresponding prioritization of goals and outcomes, to help you learn to connect nursing diagnoses with goals and outcomes.
  • Ease of readability makes difficult content more understandable.
  • Photo atlas features more than 100 drawings and photographs showing drug administration techniques.
  • Dosages tables summarize generic and trade names, pharmacologic class, normal dosage ranges, and indications for the drugs.
  • Learning features at the beginning of each chapter include objectives and key terms, and at the end of each chapter, key points, critical thinking questions, review questions, and a list of resources available on the Evolve website.
  • QSEN coverage includes the use of human need theory with human need statements, case studies featuring collaboration and teamwork content, Preventing Medication Errors boxes, and a discussion of the QSEN initiative as it relates to the safety and quality of patient care.
  • NEW! Updated drug content reflects the latest FDA drug approvals, withdrawals, and therapeutic uses, and includes updated nursing content.

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Feb 292024
 

The only reference wholly dedicated to this complex topic, Diagnosis and Treatment of Mitral Valve Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach provides authoritative, must-have information on the disease processes affecting the mitral valve, interpretation of diagnostic studies, and medical, transcatheter, and surgical treatments needed for mitral valve repair. Using a multidisciplinary approach, Drs. Scott Goldman and William Gray oversee a “who’s who” team of contributing authors who offer a holistic view of the modern treatment of mitral valve disease for today’s cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, and other cardiac team members.

  • Includes foundational chapters on anatomy and pathophysiology of the mitral valve―critically important topics when treating multiple complex and highly dynamic structures that function as a single unit.
  • Covers diagnostic tools, medical treatments, surgical therapies, and transcatheter therapies, and provides tips for developing a successful mitral valve program (with baseline thresholds, common pitfalls, and a checklist for hospitals).
  • Uses an accessible, quick-reference format that features takeaway chapter openers, bulleted key points, end-of-chapter summaries, a common nomenclature and glossary of terms, key references, and ample line drawings, photographs, tables, charts, and graphs throughout.
  • Incorporates the essential role of imaging in structural transcatheter interventions, including echocardiography and transcatheter edge-to-edge repair (TEER), and their uses in diagnostic work-up, procedural planning, intra-procedural guidance, and follow-up.
  • Features dozens of procedural videos, including transthoracic echocardiogram; cardiac MRI for mitral regurgitation; transcatheter mitral valve repair; transcatheter valvuloplasty; percutaneous mitral valve interventions; MitraClip™ positioning; and many more.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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Feb 282024
 

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book.

For courses in hematology and coagulation.
This ISBN is for the Pearson eText access card.

Comprehensive survey of laboratory hematology, for both MLT and MLS students
Clinical Laboratory Hematologybalances theory and practical applications in a way that is engaging and useful to medical laboratory technician and science (MLT/MLS) students, at all levels. Detailed technical information combined with a running, realistic case study provide ample opportunities to analyze and synthesize information, answer questions and solve problems, and consider real-world applications. Content of the 4th edition has been thoroughly updated with the latest advances in laboratory medicine and with updated content on iron metabolism and myelodysplastic syndromes.

Pearson eText 
is a simple-to-use, mobile-optimized, personalized reading experience that can be adopted on its own as the main course material. It lets students highlight and take notes all in one place, even when offline. Educators can easily customize the table of contents, schedule readings, and share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their eText and what they learn in class – motivating them to keep reading, and keep learning. And, reading analytics offer insight into how students use the eText, helping educators tailor their instruction.

NOTE:
 Pearson eText is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content and should only be purchased when required by your instructor. This ISBN is for the Pearson eText access card. In addition to your purchase, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson eText.

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Feb 282024
 

Organized to provide an in-depth review of the ASHP content requirements for pharmacology and anatomy and physiology, Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians, 2nd Edition is comprehensive, yet approachable. It offers complete coverage of body systems structure to correspond to the way pharmacology is taught in most programs, as well as patient scenarios, anatomy and physiology refreshers, drug monographs with pill photos, and a number of learning aids.

  • Overviews of anatomy and physiology at the beginning of each body system unit provide a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology to help you understand how drugs work in the body.

  • Mini drug monographs in every body system and drug classification chapter contain valuable drug information and pill photos for quick reference.

  • Summary drug tables with generic/brand name, usual dose and dosing schedule, and warning labels offer at-a-glance access to information about specific drugs.

  • Helpful Tech Notes enhance your understanding of the practical knowledge needed in the pharmacy setting and help you relate new concepts to practical use.

  • Tech Alerts offer critical reminders and warnings to help you learn to identify and avoid common pharmacy errors.
  • Technician’s Corner critical thinkingexercises prepare you for on-the-job situations by providing a set of facts and asking you to reach a conclusion.
  • Updated drug information ensures you are familiar with the latest drug approvals and therapeutic considerations.

  • Additional learning resources on the companion Evolve website include:
    • Certification practice exam to better prepare you for the PTCB or ExCPT exam.
    • More recall exercises and games to help you retain complex information.

     

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