The Anatomist, the Barber-Surgeon, and the King: How the Accidental Death of Henry II of France Changed the World (Gateway Bookshelf)

This detailed research examines a severe juncture within the heritage of the Renaissance caused via a freak twist of fate. Combining either a heritage of sixteenth-century medication and eu politics, the writer describes the far-reaching results of the loss of life of King Henry II of France (1519-1559). Grievously wounded via an unintended blow to the pinnacle suffered in the course of a ridicule jousting festival, the king lingered for weeks prior to expiring. Even the ministrations of Europe’s most famed physicians—Andreas Vesalius and Ambroise Paré—could now not hinder his loss of life. because the writer exhibits, the loss of life of Henry II created an influence vacuum, and the next chain of occasions had major results at the stability of energy in Europe. 

A famous health care provider, the writer additionally presents many insights into the nation of medication during this era—a time while the perform of surgical procedure and information of human anatomy have been being reworked. Readers learn the way Vesalius’s creative stories of anatomy complex the knowledge of human physique features. And Paré’s event with battlefield wounds ended in extra humane and potent remedies of the injured. 

This colourful, vigorous narrative combines engrossing information about politics, heritage, and drugs in the course of a major interval on the finish of the Renaissance.

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Atlas of Organ Transplantation

By Abhinav Humar

Atlas of Organ Transplantation, moment Edition, offers the reader with a finished and pictorial step by step account of belly organ transplant approaches played via modern transplant surgeons this day. Emphasis is put on more moderen approaches or methods that experience passed through major alterations. it truly is well-known that there are various well-accepted options for a similar process, with every one having strength advantage. whereas it really is very unlikely to provide all of those diversifications, an test is made to explain the typical diversifications in surgical approach and customary version in process in keeping with anatomical variations.

Written by means of a professional within the box, Atlas of Organ Transplantation, moment Edition, comprises schematic diagrams and high quality intraoperative photos, permitting readers to obviously visualize the process the operative process. This structure offers the reader with a transparent visible and written description of all significant transplant strategies in a single reference book.

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Case Based Echocardiography: Fundamentals and Clinical Practice

Case dependent Echocardiography will offer a case-based introduction/primer to the perform of echocardiography with liberal use of pictures and genuine sufferer histories. The reader could be capable of achieve broad functional wisdom of the perform of echocardiography with using those case reviews. those will pay attention to the talents essential to bring up professional wisdom of echocardiography practice.

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Physical Principles and Applications

By Vadim Kuperman

This ebook is meant as a text/reference for college kids, researchers, and professors drawn to actual and biomedical functions of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). either the theoretical and useful elements of MRI are emphasised. The publication starts with a entire dialogue of the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) phenomenon in line with quantum mechanics and the classical concept of electromagnetism. the 1st 3 chapters of this booklet give you the beginning had to comprehend the elemental features of MR photographs, e.g, photograph distinction, spatial answer, signal-to-noise ratio, universal photograph artifacts. Then MRI functions are thought of within the following 5 chapters. either the theoretical and useful features of MRI are emphasised. The e-book ends with a dialogue of instrumentation and the rules of sign detection in MRI.

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Pulmonary Disease Examination and Board Review

800 Q&A bring a rigorous evaluation for pulmonary board certification

Part of the acclaimed McGraw-Hill schooling area of expertise Board Review sequence, this well-illustrated evaluate is key for pulmonary medication physicians getting ready for board certification or recertification. The assurance mirrors the board examination define of the yank Board of inner medication (ABIM), focusing particularly at the most ordinarily verified issues in obstructive lung affliction, serious care, diffuse parenchymal lung affliction, sleep drugs, infections, and neoplasms.

Offering extra illustrations than related studies, Pulmonary disorder exam and Board Review can provide authoritative assurance of the major ideas established at the certification examination, together with: creating a analysis, try out ordering and interpretation, therapy thoughts, realizing epidemiologic stories, knowing pathophysiology, and making use of easy technology wisdom to medical situations.

  • Case-based presentation mirrors the examination format
  • Includes various fine quality photos, together with: x-rays, CT scans, and electrocardiograms
  • Excellent as medical refresher in pulmonary medicine

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Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide

By Nigel Raby

Since it used to be first released, Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide has develop into the classic reference and an indispensable aid to all those that paintings within the Emergency division. The middle and monstrous price lies within the step-by-step analytical approaches which assist you to reply to this question: "These photographs glance common to me, yet . . . how am i able to be certain that i'm really not lacking a sophisticated yet vital abnormality?"

  • Consult this name in your favourite e-reader, behavior fast searches, and alter font sizes for optimum readability.
  • Ensure accuracy in analyzing and interpretation of any given image.
  • universal resources of mistakes and diagnostic trouble are highlighted.

  • Prevent mistakes. Pitfalls and linked abnormalities are emphasised all through.
  • Avoid misdiagnoses. common anatomy is printed along schemes for detecting versions of the norm. every one bankruptcy concludes with a precis of key issues. Will supply an invaluable review of an important positive aspects in prognosis and interpretation.
  • Easily snatch tough anatomical concepts. Radiographs observed by means of transparent, explanatory line-drawings.
  • Spend much less time looking out
  • with a much better structure and layout with succinct, easy-to-follow textual content. A templated bankruptcy technique is helping you entry key info quick. every one bankruptcy comprises key issues precis, uncomplicated radiographs, basic anatomy, information on reading the radiographs, universal accidents, infrequent yet very important accidents, pitfalls, on a regular basis neglected accidents, examples, and references.

  • Grasp the nuances of key diagnostic details. up-to-date and improved details, new radiographs, and new explanatory line drawings make stronger the book’s goal of supplying transparent, useful recommendation in diagnosis.
  • Avoid pitfalls within the detection of abnormalities which are most typically ignored or misinterpreted.

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Strange Medicine: A Shocking History of Real Medical Practices Through the Ages

By Nathan Belofsky

Strange medication casts a gimlet eye at the perform of drugs throughout the a while that highlights the main doubtful principles, weird and wonderful remedies, and largest mistakes. From undesirable technology and oafish habit to stomach-turning systems that damage greater than helped, Strange Medicine provides unusual yet actual proof and an honor roll of medical professionals, scientists, and dreamers who inadvertently became the clock of drugs backward:

• the traditional Egyptians utilized electrical eels to remedy gout.
• Medieval dentists burned candles in sufferers’ mouths to kill invisible worms gnawing at their teeth.
• Renaissance physicians timed surgeries in keeping with the location of the celebrities, and prompt epileptics to assemble clean blood from the newly beheaded.
• Dr. Walter Freeman, the world’s most popular practitioner of lobotomies, practiced his craft whereas touring on family members tenting journeys, cramming the again of the station wagon with kids—and surgical tools—then hammering ice choices into the attention sockets of his sufferers in among hikes within the woods.

Strange Medicine is an illuminating landscape of clinical historical past as you’ve by no means noticeable it sooner than.

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Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, 12e

By John E. Hall

The 12th version of Guyton and corridor Textbook of scientific Physiology keeps this best-selling title's lengthy culture as one of many world's favourite body structure textbooks. The significant luck of this e-book is because of its description of complicated physiologic rules in language that's effortless to learn and comprehend. Now with a stronger colour artwork application, thorough updates reflecting present day medication and technology, and available on-line at pupil seek advice, this textbook is a superb resource for learning crucial human body structure knowledge.

  • Learn and be mindful important innovations simply due to brief, easy-to-read, masterfully edited chapters and a straight forward full-color design.
  • See center innovations utilized to real-life events with medical vignettes during the text.
  • Discover the most recent in body structure with updates that replicate the most recent advances in molecular biology, cardiovascular, neurophysiology, and gastrointestinal topics.
  • Visualize physiologic rules truly with over one thousand daring, full-color drawings and diagrams.
  • Distinguish middle strategies from extra in-depth fabric with a structure that makes use of grey shading to obviously differentiate among "need-to-know" and "nice-to-know" information.
  • Access the total contents on-line at pupil seek advice in addition to bonus assets similar to photograph banks, self-assessment questions, body structure animations, and more!

This new version keeps the lengthy culture of "Guyton" as one of many world's favourite body structure textbooks.

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The Bacterionomicon

By Nerdcore Medical

What's the Bacterionomicon?

The Bacterionomicon is an artbook bestiary, with entries for forty-one “Lords of Pestilence” (infectious micro organism) and 27 “Apothecary Healers” (antibiotics).

It’s a by-product from, and growth of, a card video game known as “Healing Blade: Infectious ailment Card Battle” – yet you don’t have to have performed the sport to benefit from the book!

Who is that this ebook for?

• an individual drawn to technological know-how OR medication. studying is better whilst it’s enjoyable! Paging via this booklet provides tale, drama, and accessibility to the a bit of overwhelming fields of microbiology, pathology, and pharmacology.

• scientific AND NURSING scholars. research, examine, examine: It’s all you do! Take a holiday and web page via this cool booklet. wager what! You’re nonetheless learning. The mnemonic units during this e-book might help drill these items into your brain.

• doctors. remain sharp! whatever is helping, and The Bacterionomicon will illuminate another components of your mind and provides you a few inventive mnemonic units. Plus, it’s cool to acknowledge the entire little clinical evidence embedded in those characters.

• RPG fanatics. a superb addition to any gamer’s number of beasts and heroes. Make a crusade that travels via a metaphorical human physique, ridding the land of evil pests, utilizing concept from this book!

• fable artwork creditors. a stunning coffee-table publication to rival the other. positioned away the exobiology booklet for it slow and dazzle them with a few super-nerdy scientific fantasy.

• WAITERS WITH asymmetric TABLES. have you ever run out of shims in your wobbly tables? Tear out a couple of pages from this e-book – howdy wait, don’t do th – c’mon, we labored challenging on that!

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