Handbook of Signs & Symptoms Fifth Edition

Handbook of Signs & Symptoms Fifth Edition

“The CT scan is normal,” the emergency department physician explains to the resident. “I’m thinking of sending the patient home, but I’ve only done a cursory examination.” Ten minutes later, the resident returns. “The patient had a stroke. She has a positive Homans sign and a positive Babinski’s reflex. Arrange a room.” As this type […]

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The Fix (Amos Decker series) by David Baldacci

The Fix (Amos Decker series) by David Baldacci

IT WAS NORMALLY one of the safest places on earth. But not today. The J. Edgar Hoover Building was the world headquarters of the FBI. It opened in 1975 and had not aged well—a blocks-long chunk of badly dilapidated concrete with honeycomb windows, and fire alarms and toilets that didn’t work. There was even safety […]

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CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2017

CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2017

Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 201 7 (CMDT 201 7) is the 56th edition of this single-source reference for practitioners in both hospital and ambulatory settings. The book emphasizes the practical features of clinical diagnosis and patient management in all fields of internal medicine and in specialties of interest to primary care practitioners and to […]

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Callen’s Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 6e

Callen's Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 6e

The first edition of this textbook was published well over 30 years ago, when Peter Callen was a young faculty member, we were in medical school, and obstetric sonography was an emerging subspecialty. Whereas the book has grown and evolved through the subsequent editions, it has remained one of the most highly regarded texts in […]

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Medical Terminology: A Living Language (6th Edition)

Medical Terminology A Living Language (6th Edition)

Since the first edition of Medical Terminology: A Living Language was published it has been noted for its “clean” and logical format that promotes learning. In this revised edition, we have built upon this strength by enhancing many features to make this text an ideal choice for semester- or quarter-length courses. Features of this Edition […]

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Mediterranean Foods: Composition and Processing

Mediterranean Foods Composition and Processing

The Mediterranean region is well known for its rich culinary history. While the literature available at present tends to focus mainly on the nutritional, gastronomic and/or health aspects of Mediterranean cuisine, this book aims at a more scientific approach. Each of the eleven chapters that follow present and discuss the composition and characteristics of a […]

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Molecular Biology Principles and Practice

Molecular Biology Principles and Practice

As teachers, we know that undergraduate science education is evolving. Simply conveying facts does not produce a scientifi cally literate student, a long-held perception now reinforced by numerous studies. Students of science need more: a better window on what science is and how it is done, a clear presentation of key concepts that rises above […]

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Practicing College Learning Strategies

Practicing College Learning Strategies

How many of these situations can you relate to? • Planning out your route carefully on a map before you get in your car • Driving in an unfamiliar city with confusing signs • Getting stuck in traffic on your way to an important meeting • Unexpected road construction that forces you on a detour […]

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Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

When we began our effort to outline and organize the Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice with our distinguished Associate Editors, we set before ourselves a major task that would be different from that of most other encyclopedias that are produced today in various fields. We looked back in history to find our task. We […]

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Biology: Life on Earth with Physiology, 11th Edition

Biology Life on Earth with Physiology, 11th Edition

The Case for Scientific Literacy Climate change, biofuels versus food and forests, bioengineering, stem cells in medicine, potential flu pandemics, the plight of polar bears and pandas, human population growth and sustainability: these are just some of the very real, urgent, and interrelated concerns sweeping our increasingly connected human societies. The Internet places a wealth […]

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The Encyclopedia of Murder and Mystery

The Encyclopedia of Murder and Mystery

This book contains entries on authors, characters, individual works, terminology, famous criminal cases, slang, subgenres and plot devices, murder techniques and poisons, all of which are part of the matter and manner and context of crime and murder literature. Entries are also provided for select slang terms that I have come across in my reading. […]

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Handbook of Fluoropolymer Science and Technology

Handbook of Fluoropolymer Science and Technology

This book is long overdue in view of substantial progress in fluoropolymers during more than a decade. Individual articles have been written by contributing authors but the combination of integrated highlights in each chapter and comprehensive coverage of topics will be welcomed by a multitude of scientists in this field. To me, the need for […]

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