Improvised Medicine: Providing Care in Extreme Environments, 2nd edition

Improvised Medicine Providing Care in Extreme Environments, 2nd edition

WHY A NEW EDITION? This second edition developed from the marked increase in published innovations applicable to medical improvisation. Clinicians throughout the world who dared to stretch their imaginations beyond the tight confines of medical conformity have produced marvelous innovations, generally stemming from the necessity to provide treatment in situations of acute or chronic shortages. […]

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Early Breast Cancer: From Screening to Multidisciplinary Management, Third Edition

Early Breast Cancer From Screening to Multidisciplinary Management, Third Edition

Worldwide breast cancer remains the most common malignancy in women, with over 1.3 million cases diagnosed annually and about 400,000 deaths from the disease. Globally, one-quarter of new female cancers have breast as the primary site, although this figure is up to one-third in the United Kingdom where the lifetime risk is 1 in 8. […]

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Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine: Volumes 1 and 2, 18th Edition

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Volumes 1 and 2, 18th Edition

In the 62 years since the first edition of this textbook was published, virtually every area of medicine has evolved substantially and many new areas have emerged. In 1949, when the first edition appeared, peptic ulcer disease was thought to be caused by stress, nearly every tumor that was not resected resulted in death, rheumatic […]

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Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management in the Adult, 4e

Critical Care Medicine Principles of Diagnosis and Management in the Adult, 4e

Few fields in medicine have grown, evolved, and changed as rapidly as critical care medicine has during the past 40 years. From its origins in the postoperative recovery room and the coronary care unit, the modern intensive care unit (I CU) now represents the ultimate example of medicine’s ability to supply the specialized personnel and […]

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Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, 2e

Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, 2e

From its inception, Pediatric Respiratory Medicine was to be an international textbook. This second edition broadens that international perspective. The tremendous advances in communication, the expansion of professional societies globally, and the interactions among clinicians and scientists on different continents make it essential that medical textbooks be international in scope, summarizing different geographic and social […]

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Gray’s Anatomy for Students: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 2e

Gray's Anatomy for Students With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 2e

What is anatomy? Anatomy includes those structures that can be seen grossly (without the aid of magnification) and microscopically (with the aid of magnification). Typically, when used by itself, the term anatomy tends to mean gross or macroscopic anatomy-that is, the study of structures that can be seen without using a microscopic. Microscopic anatomy, also […]

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Gray’s Anatomy for Students: With Student Consult Online Access, 3e

Gray's Anatomy for Students With Student Consult Online Access, 3e

The 3 rd edition of Gray’s Anatomy for Students builds on the past and looks toward the future. It maintains the goals and objectives of the 1 st and 2 nd editions while at the same time continuing to incorporate input from our readers and adjusting the content to align with the evolving educational environment. […]

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Grant’s Dissector 15th edition

Grant's Dissector 15th edition

Grant’s Dissector was originally designed as an instruction manual for dissection by the regional approach. The 15th edition continues this tradition. It has been rewritten to make the dissection instructions more concise and more appropriate to today’s gross anatomy curriculum. However, Grant’s Dissector is not an anatomical atlas, nor is it a textbook of anatomy. […]

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Mathematics for Physical Chemistry, Fourth Edition

Mathematics for Physical Chemistry, Fourth Edition

This book provides a survey of the mathematics needed for chemistry courses at the undergraduate level. In four decades of teaching general chemistry and physical chemistry, I have found that some students have not been introduced to all of the mathematics needed in these courses and that most students need some practice in applying their […]

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Electron Flow in Organic Chemistry: A Decision-Based Guide to Organic Mechanisms 2nd Edition

Electron Flow in Organic Chemistry A Decision-Based Guide to Organic Mechanisms 2nd Edition

TO THE STUDENT Critical Thinking Approach Organic chemistry courses have a well-deserved reputation for being highly memorization based. But it does not have to be so. An organic chemistry course is a great place to learn critical thinking. My students kept asking me, “Why didn’t it do this instead of that?” Soon I was mapping […]

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Application of Uncertainty Analysis to Ecological Risks of Pesticides

Application of Uncertainty Analysis to Ecological Risks of Pesticides

The workshop from which this book resulted, Application of Uncertainty Analysis to Ecological Risks of Pesticides, was part of the successful Pellston Workshop Series. Since 1977, Pellston Workshops have brought scientists together to evaluate current and prospective environmental issues. Each workshop has focused on a relevant environmental topic, and the proceedings of each have been […]

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Handbook of Human Resources Management

Handbook of Human Resources Management

Dear Reader, How to find a common denominator in a handbook with more than 85 authors from approximately 20 countries? Despite the highly appreciated diversity of styles, methods, and approaches, there still is one thing all authors have in common: a passion for people. All authors believe that with a humanistic HR management both people […]

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