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Understanding Neuropsychiatric Disorders - Insights from Neuroimaging (Hardcover): Martha E. Shenton, Bruce I. Turetsky Understanding Neuropsychiatric Disorders - Insights from Neuroimaging (Hardcover)
Martha E. Shenton, Bruce I. Turetsky
R4,125 R3,505 Discovery Miles 35 050 Save R620 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

An informative and comprehensive review from the leading researchers in the field, this book provides a complete one-stop guide to neuroimaging techniques and their application to a wide range of neuropsychiatric disorders. For each disorder or group of disorders, separate chapters review the most up-to-date findings from structural imaging, functional imaging and/or molecular imaging. Each section ends with an overview from a internationally-renowned luminary in the field, addressing the question of 'What do we know and where are we going?' Richly illustrated throughout, each chapter includes a 'summary box', providing readers with explicit take-home messages. This is an essential resource for clinicians, researchers and trainees who want to learn how neuroimaging tools lead to new discoveries about brain and behaviour associations in neuropsychiatric disorders.

Fetal Cardiology - A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018): John Simpson, Vita Zidere, Owen... Fetal Cardiology - A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018)
John Simpson, Vita Zidere, Owen I. Miller
R2,468 R2,041 Discovery Miles 20 410 Save R427 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This practical book describes a systematic approach to the ultrasound examination of the fetal heart based on accepted screening recommendations. The written content is enhanced by images and videos of both normal and abnormal sonographic findings. Fetal Cardiology: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management goes further than simply describing core screening views. It includes extended views of the fetal heart, the use of Doppler techniques and assessment of fetal cardiac function. "Variants" which can be encountered in practice are described as well as the features of the major groups of cardiac abnormalities and fetal arrhythmias. Because the authors include experienced fetal and paediatric cardiologists, the focus is not only on diagnostic features but also the approach to postnatal care and prognosis. This content is enhanced by inclusion of chapters relating to associated fetal abnormalities, the genetics of congenital heart disease and new imaging modalities such as MRI of the fetal heart. The book equips all those using ultrasound to image the fetus with a clear concise reference to meet the challenge of new guidelines and to expand their knowledge of complementary echocardiographic techniques and management. It details why prenatal recognition of congenital heart disease is being prioritised to allow for parental choice, recognition of associated abnormalities and improvement of postnatal outcome. As such, this book will be important for all professionals, whether they be a cardiologist, fetal medicine specialist, sonographer or midwife.

The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Imaging (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition): Jose Luis Zamorano, Jeroen Bax, Juhani Knuuti, Udo... The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Imaging (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition)
Jose Luis Zamorano, Jeroen Bax, Juhani Knuuti, Udo Sechtem, Patrizio Lancellotti, …
R3,214 Discovery Miles 32 140 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A definitive resource, The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Imaging, second edition provides extensive coverage of all cardiovascular imaging modalities. Produced in collaboration with the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging with contributions from specialists across the globe and edited by a distinguished team of experts, it is a 'state of the art' clinically-orientated imaging reference. Now fully revised and updated with the latest imaging techniques and technology and covering even more conditions than before, it not only discusses the principles of individual modalities but also clearly demonstrates the added value each technique can bring to the treatment of all cardiac diseases. Richly illustrated with colour figures, images, and tables and using a wealth of newly available evidence to link theory to practice, it demonstrates how these techniques can be used in the diagnosis of a range of cardiovascular diseases. Learning how to apply them in practice is made easy with free access to videos and imaging loops online along with the full text so that it is always available, even when on the move. Impressive in scope, The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Imaging contains information on cutting-edge technical developments in echocardiography, CT, CMR and hybrid imaging and well imaging's current role in cardiac interventions, such as identifying cardiac structures, helping to guide procedures and exclude possible complications. The application of imaging modalities in conditions such as valvular and coronary heart disease, heart failure, cardiomyopathies, peri-myocardioal disease, adult congenital heart disease and aortic disease, is also extensively considered. From discussion on improved imaging techniques and advances in technology, to guidance and explanation of key practices and theories, this new edition of The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Imaging is the ideal reference guide for cardiologists and radiologists alike. This print edition of The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Imaging comes with access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online, for as long as the edition is published by Oxford University Press. By activating your unique access code, you can read and annotate the full text online, follow links from the references to primary research materials, and view, enlarge and download all the figures and tables.

Endoscopic Imaging Techniques and Tools (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Irving Waxman, Vani J.A. Konda Endoscopic Imaging Techniques and Tools (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Irving Waxman, Vani J.A. Konda
R2,731 R2,466 Discovery Miles 24 660 Save R265 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book is a comprehensive, state-of-the art update of the field of endoscopic imaging. The approaches to novel imaging and cutting edge techniques are demonstrated in the context of gastrointestinal endoscopic imaging, with discussions on both techniques in use and exploration of novel imaging platforms on the horizon in gastrointestinal endoscopy. Designed to convey practical information on these innovative approaches in a user-friendly manner, each chapter focuses on the principals of the technology under discussion, highlights key clinical indications, demonstrates the equipment and set up required, covers the basic technique, and reviews complication profiles, and comparison to standard or alternative approaches. Chapters also provides the expert's tips and tricks for the reader to more practically and easily translate the information provided into safe and successful practice. The volume is also accompanied by videos demonstrating highlighting certain techniques. Written by experts in the field, Endoscopic Imaging Techniques and Tools is a valuable resource for clinicians, trainees, and researchers interested in the field of endoscopic imaging.

Hal Blumenfeld - The NeuroExam Video (DVD): Hal Blumenfeld The NeuroExam Video (DVD)
Hal Blumenfeld
R1,000 Discovery Miles 10 000 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Published by Sinauer Associates, an imprint of Oxford University Press. The NeuroExam Video demonstrates how to perform a complete neurologic examination. It is intended for medical students, residents, and other students in the health care professions. We recommend that this video be used in the classroom setting, where it can be shown in its entirety or using selected excerpts. Students can then review the exam by visiting neuroexam.com, and can learn about the neuroanatomical interpretation of the exam by reading the textbook Neuroanatomy through Clinical Cases. The NeuroExam Video introduces the neurologic exam, and then presents a detailed demonstration of the exam consisting of the following six subdivisions: * Mental status * Cranial nerves * Motor exam * Reflexes * Coordination and gait * Sensory exam In the era of modern neuroimaging methods, the neurologic exam remains an essential diagnostic tool. It is a critical way station in the clinical decision making process, dictating whether imaging studies or other tests are required. In addition, the neurologic exam enables the clinician to decide what regions should be imaged, and when emergency therapeutic interventions are needed prior to any diagnostic tests. By understanding how to perform and interpret the neurologic exam, health care professionals in all specialties can help preserve the functioning of the nervous system, vastly improving patient quality of life.

ECGs for Beginners (Paperback): Antonio Bayes De Luna ECGs for Beginners (Paperback)
Antonio Bayes De Luna
R1,933 R1,476 Discovery Miles 14 760 Save R457 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Mastery of ECG interpretation is achieved not only by pattern recognition, but equally importantly, by a clear, practical understanding of how electricity moves through the heart and how disruption of that movement manifests itself via ECG tracings. ECGs for Beginners, written by one of the world's most respected electrophysiologists with over 40 years experience of training clinicians, will provide cardiology and electrophysiology trainees with an easy to follow, step-by-step guide to the topic, thus enabling them to both understand and interpret ECG readings in order to to best manage their patients.Packed with over 250 high-quality ECG tracings, as well as management algorithms and key points throughout, every chapter also contains self-assessment questions, allowing the reader to test themselves on what they've just learnt. All kinds of arrhythmias will be covered, as well as morphological abnormalities such as atrial and ventricular problems. Importantly, normal ECG readings will be presented alongside abnormal readings, to best demonstrate how and why abnormalities occur.ECGs for Beginners is an essential purchase for all cardiology and electrophysiology trainees, as well as being a handy refresher guide for the experienced physician.

A-Z of Musculoskeletal and Trauma Radiology (Paperback, New): James R. D. Murray, Erskine J. Holmes, Rakesh R Misra A-Z of Musculoskeletal and Trauma Radiology (Paperback, New)
James R. D. Murray, Erskine J. Holmes, Rakesh R Misra
R1,663 R1,430 Discovery Miles 14 300 Save R233 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A-Z of Musculoskeletal and Trauma Radiology is an invaluable reference to the key aspects of imaging for all conditions of bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments. It provides the clinician with practical guidance on the key presenting characteristics, clinical features, diagnosis and management. The description of each condition is provided in a standard template of Characteristics, Clinical Features, Radiology and Management, enabling the reader to find the relevant information quickly. All diagnostic modalities are included and a separate section is dedicated to musculoskeletal trauma. Written by a multidisciplinary team of radiologists and an orthopaedic surgeon, A-Z of Musculoskeletal and Trauma Radiology is an invaluable resource for radiologists, orthopaedic surgeons, rheumatologists and all clinicians managing musculoskeletal conditions.

Pediatric ECG Interpretation - An Illustrative Guide (Paperback, Wyd): Barbara J. Deal, Christopher L. Johnsrude, Scott H. Buck Pediatric ECG Interpretation - An Illustrative Guide (Paperback, Wyd)
Barbara J. Deal, Christopher L. Johnsrude, Scott H. Buck
R1,357 R1,044 Discovery Miles 10 440 Save R313 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Pattern recognition is an important learning tool in the interpretation of ECGs. Unfortunately, until faced with a patient with an arrhythmia or structural heart disease, pediatric practitioners generally receive limited exposure to ECGs. The ability to clearly distinguish an abnormal ECG pattern from a normal variant in an emergency situation is an essential skill, but one that many pediatricians feel ill-prepared to utilize confidently. In "Pediatric ECG Interpretation: An Illustrative Guide," Drs. Deal, Johnsrude and Buck aim to address this issue by illustrating many of the ECG patterns a pediatric practitioner is likely to encounter.


ECG illustrations with interpretations are presented in several categories: normal children of all ages, acquired abnormalities such as hypertrophy or electrolyte disorders, and common congenital heart disease lesions. Later sections cover bradycardia, supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias, and a basic section on pacemaker ECGs. Simple techniques used to interpret mechanisms of arrhythmias are described as a resource for practitioners in cardiology, adult electrophysiology, or pediatrics who may not have a readily accessible resource for these ECG examples.

The accompanying CD has been prepared with 3 purposes in mind:
1 as a self-evaluation tool for interpretation of ECGs
2 as a teaching reference for Cardiology fellows, residents, and house staff
3 as an invaluable resource for the Emergency Room physician or pediatrician who might obtain an ECG on a pediatric patient

Membrane Potential Imaging in the Nervous System and Heart (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2015): Marco Canepari, Dejan Zecevic, Olivier... Membrane Potential Imaging in the Nervous System and Heart (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2015)
Marco Canepari, Dejan Zecevic, Olivier Bernus
R4,440 R3,560 Discovery Miles 35 600 Save R880 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This volume discusses membrane potential imaging in the nervous system and in the heart and modern optical recording technology. Additionally, it covers organic and genetically-encoded voltage-sensitive dyes; membrane potential imaging from individual neurons, brain slices, and brains in vivo; optical imaging of cardiac tissue and arrhythmias; bio-photonics modelling. This is an expanded and fully-updated second edition, reflecting all the recent advances in this field. Twenty chapters, all authored by leading names in the field, are cohesively structured into four sections. The opening section focuses on the history and principles of membrane potential imaging and lends context to the following sections, which examine applications in single neurons, networks, large neuronal populations and the heart. Topics discussed include population membrane potential signals in development of the vertebrate nervous system, use of membrane potential imaging from dendrites and axons, and depth-resolved optical imaging of cardiac activation and repolarization. The final section discusses the potential - and limitations - for new developments in the field, including new technology such as non-linear optics, advanced microscope designs and genetically encoded voltage sensors. Membrane Potential Imaging in the Nervous System and Heart is ideal for neurologists, electro physiologists, cardiologists and those who are interested in the applications and the future of membrane potential imaging.

Medical Image Registration (Hardcover): Joseph V. Hajnal, Derek L.G. Hill Medical Image Registration (Hardcover)
Joseph V. Hajnal, Derek L.G. Hill
R2,762 Discovery Miles 27 620 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Image registration is the process of systematically placing separate images in a common frame of reference so that the information they contain can be optimally integrated or compared. This is becoming the central tool for image analysis, understanding, and visualization in both medical and scientific applications. Medical Image Registration provides the first comprehensive coverage of this emerging field.

This monograph details the theory, technology, and practical implementations in a variety of medical settings. International experts thoroughly explain why image registration is important, describe its applications in a nonmathematical way, and include rigorous analysis for those who plan to implement algorithms themselves. It is accessible and informative to those new to the field, yet it provides in-depth treatment for the expert. With its practical examples, extensive illustrations, and comprehensible approach, Medical Image Registration is a must have guide for medical physicists, clinicians, and researchers.

Netter's Introduction to Imaging - with Student Consult Access (Paperback): Netter's Introduction to Imaging - with Student Consult Access (Paperback)
R902 R803 Discovery Miles 8 030 Save R99 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Netter's Introduction to Imaging, by Larry R. Cochard, PhD, Lori A Goodhartz, MD Carla B, Harmath, MD, Nancy M. Major MD, and Srinivasan Mukundan, JR, MD, makes interpreting normal and abnormal X-ray, CT, and MR images easy by correlating them with crystal-clear Netter illustrations. You'll learn to recognize anatomical relationships in images and apply them to a variety of examples of pathology throughout the body, including the imaging of masses, air, or blood in organs and spaces...fractures, thickening, constriction, and compression...and more. You can also access the book from any computer at studentconsult.com. It's an ideal introduction to diagnostic imaging! Visualize anatomical structures and relationships with perfect clarity with the aid of vivid, colorful Netter artwork. The coloring, texture, and idealized emphasis help you interpret relationships between structures and compartments as seen in cross section and in X-rays, CT, and MRI. Develop your ability to better identify pathologies by viewing normal healthy anatomical images and abnormal images. Comparative images reinforce your basic understanding of what normal tissues and anatomy look like and serve as a guide in recognizing disease patterns and processes: atypically large or small organs and compartments, masses, air, or blood in organs and spaces, fractures, thickening, constriction, compression, and more. Understand the principles that underlie X-ray, CT, MR, ultrasound, and nuclear medicine imaging, the use of contrast and angiography. Understand how radiologists apply systematic search strategies in imaging studies of each region of the body. Access the complete text and images online at studentconsult.com

Methods in Molecular Biophysics - Structure, Dynamics, Function for Biology and Medicine (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition):... Methods in Molecular Biophysics - Structure, Dynamics, Function for Biology and Medicine (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition)
Nathan R. Zaccai, Igor N. Serdyuk, Joseph Zaccai
R1,278 Discovery Miles 12 780 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Current techniques for studying biological macromolecules and their interactions are based on the application of physical methods, ranging from classical thermodynamics to more recently developed techniques for the detection and manipulation of single molecules. Reflecting the advances made in biophysics research over the past decade, and now including a new section on medical imaging, this new edition describes the physical methods used in modern biology. All key techniques are covered, including mass spectrometry, hydrodynamics, microscopy and imaging, diffraction and spectroscopy, electron microscopy, molecular dynamics simulations and nuclear magnetic resonance. Each method is explained in detail using examples of real-world applications. Short asides are provided throughout to ensure that explanations are accessible to life scientists, physicists and those with medical backgrounds. The book remains an unparalleled and comprehensive resource for graduate students of biophysics and medical physics in science and medical schools, as well as for research scientists looking for an introduction to techniques from across this interdisciplinary field.

Understanding Intracardiac EGMs - A Patient Centered Guide (Paperback): Fred M. Kusumoto Understanding Intracardiac EGMs - A Patient Centered Guide (Paperback)
Fred M. Kusumoto
R1,189 R921 Discovery Miles 9 210 Save R268 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Dr Kusumoto s unique new book takes a step-wise, patient-centered approach to guide readers through the thought process required during an electrophysiology study and the development of new findings. * Follows a case based step-wise approach focused on the EP lab that allows readers to follow along with the thought process behind how experienced electrophysiologists first diagnose, then prepare, treat and manage patients with common rhythmic abnormalities, including atrial fibrillation * Written by award-winning Mayo Clinic Physician-educator Dr. Fred Kusumoto * Ideal for fellows, new EPs, nursing and technical staff in the EP lab * Includes clinical questions to help readers test their understanding of the steps and concepts covered in the book and prepare for certification exams

Diagnostic Imaging of Child Abuse (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition): Paul K. Kleinman Diagnostic Imaging of Child Abuse (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition)
Paul K. Kleinman
R5,013 R3,695 Discovery Miles 36 950 Save R1,318 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This updated edition of the leading text on the imaging of child abuse and its imitators combines radiographic images with pathologic correlates of inflicted injuries. Presented in full color for the first time, it contains many new photomicrographs and clinical images of bone scintigraphy, CT, MRI and sonography. Presenting radiologic findings in clinical, biomechanical and medicolegal contexts, a wealth of new material relating to extremity, thoracic, spinal and intracranial injuries is included. Chapters on intracranial (extra-axial and parenchymal), visceral and miscellaneous injuries, and MRI physics have been revised and expanded, while new chapters cover disorders of calcium and phosphorus metabolism and an extended discussion of skeletal injury. Complete with technical discussions explaining the physical principles and instrumentation of imaging equipment, this is essential reading for radiologists, pediatricians, forensic pathologists and emergency room physicians. Additionally, it will be of interest to a wide array of legal professionals.

Pocket Atlas of Sectional Anatomy, Volume I: Head and Neck - Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Paperback, 4th... Pocket Atlas of Sectional Anatomy, Volume I: Head and Neck - Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Paperback, 4th edition)
Torsten Bert Moeller, Emil Reif
R946 R826 Discovery Miles 8 260 Save R120 (13%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This comprehensive, easy-to-consult pocket atlas is renowned for its superb illustrations and ability to depict sectional anatomy in every plane. Together with its two companion volumes, it provides a highly specialized navigational tool for all clinicians who need to master radiologic anatomy and accurately interpret CT and MR images. Special features of Pocket Atlas of Sectional Anatomy: Didactic organization in two-page units, with high-quality radiographs on one side and brilliant, full-color diagrams on the other Hundreds of high-resolution CT and MR images made with the latest generation of scanners (e.g., 3T MRI, 64-slice CT) Consistent color coding, making it easy to identify similar structures across several slices Concise, easy-to-read labeling of all figures Updates for the 4th edition of Volume I: New cranial CT imaging sequences of the axial and coronal temporal bone Expanded MR section, with all new 3T MR images of the temporal lobe and hippocampus, basilar artery, cranial nerves, cavernous sinus, and more New arterial MR angiography sequences of the neck and additional larynx images Compact, easy-to-use, highly visual, and designed for quick recall, this book is ideal for use in both the clinical and study settings.

Rapid On-Site Evaluation (ROSE) in Diagnostic Interventional Pulmonology - Volume 1: Infectious Diseases (Hardcover, 1st ed.... Rapid On-Site Evaluation (ROSE) in Diagnostic Interventional Pulmonology - Volume 1: Infectious Diseases (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Jing Feng, Xin Li, Pei Li, Qiang Li, Yi Shi
R3,548 R2,900 Discovery Miles 29 000 Save R648 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the "real-time accompany technique" for diagnostic interventional pulmonology, known as rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE). It also offers readers a detailed understanding of how to interpret ROSE cytological slides, which is key to the interventional procedure itself and valuable in the analysis of the infectious disease status. The first part discusses the ROSE procedure, clarifying the role of ROSE in the diagnosis of respiratory diseases, while further sections address correct work processes and the implications of ROSE, incorporating multidisciplinary perspectives on respiratory diseases, interventional pulmonology, pathology, clinical microbiology and infectious diseases. This helps practitioners, such as pulmonologists, interventional physicians, radiologists, critical care physicians, haematologists and rheumatologists, establish standardized clinical practices. The book also covers detailed clinical workups, including presentations of lesions, which are of interest to physicians from other specialties.

Concepts in Fetal Movement Research (Hardcover): Joyce W Sparling Concepts in Fetal Movement Research (Hardcover)
Joyce W Sparling
R2,006 Discovery Miles 20 060 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Here is an informative book that provides theoretical perspectives on the study of fetal movement and introduces observational assessments that can be used in fetal research. It provides research tools that can be used to delineate early patterns of movement, preparing therapists for neonatal intervention and leading to a better understanding of functional activity of the fetus. Concepts in Fetal Movement Research describes various ideas in fetal development and contains original research on a variety of topics, including: the way in which events experienced in utero help neonatal interaction with parents inductive and deductive approaches to assessment development scapular movement activity/inactivity of the 12-20 week old fetus two different research tools for assessing fetal movement. future directions for research by physical therapists in collaboration with other researchersResearchers, clinicians, obstetricians, radiologists, sonographers, and neonatologists will all find this book full of helpful information. Concepts in Fetal Movement Research is an invaluable guide for both their research and their day-to-day work with patients.

A Century of X-Rays and Radioactivity in Medicine - With Emphasis on Photographic Records of the Early Years (Hardcover, 2 Rev... A Century of X-Rays and Radioactivity in Medicine - With Emphasis on Photographic Records of the Early Years (Hardcover, 2 Rev Ed)
R.F. Mould
R3,509 Discovery Miles 35 090 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Towards the end of this century we celebrate three great discoveries of the last one - of X-rays in 1895, of radioactivity in 1896 and of radium in 1898 - and recall the pioneering achievements that founded the new science of radiology and changed the face of medicine forever. Dr Mould's comprehensive centennial history makes a unique contribution to the telling of this entertaining story - in the unusual and accessible style of a 'radiological photograph album'. Over 700 historical illustrations, with full and informative captions, are supported by short introductory essays to blow the dust off our fascinating radiological past in an easily readable style. The focus of this book is on the historically more interesting earlier years - of discovery and invention, diagnosis and therapy, dosimetry, risk and protection. The photographic record is complemented by archival accounts of the pioneer scientists and physicians, and of their early patients, and is interspersed with a variety of radiological anecdotes. In the several chapters on diagnostic techniques, radiotherapy and nuclear medicine the history is nevertheless brought up to date so that the old methodologies may be contrasted with newer technologies. The medical theme is itself complemented by two interesting chapters on museum and industrial applications of radiography. The predominantly photographic presentation of this book is derived from the author's earlier but smaller A History of X-rays and Radium, no longer available yet still of enduring interest. Research has been based on original source material which is fully cited and the illustrations and text are comprehensively indexed for easy retrieval of the wide variety ofpeople, techniques, apparatus and examples featured throughout this radiological journey.

Gastrointestinal Imaging: Case Review Series (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Vincent Low Gastrointestinal Imaging: Case Review Series (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Vincent Low
R1,319 Discovery Miles 13 190 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Gastrointestinal Imaging: Case Review, by Vincent Low, MD, FRANZCR, tests your ability to interpret a wide range of images seen in practice. The completely revised edition of this medical reference book in the popular Case Review Series features 200 cases organized by difficulty, making it ideal for quick reference and easy board review! Study effectively with content that mimics the new format of board exams as well as the everyday clinical experience - offering highly effective preparation for certification, recertification, and practice. Spend less time searching and more time learning with easy-to-navigate chapters focused on visual identification and diagnosis, and reorganized by degree of case difficulty and then by body part within each category. Stay current with the most recent findings and advancements in gastrointestinal radiology. Review 200 cases organized by level of difficulty, with multiple-choice questions, answers, and rationales that mimic the new format of certification and recertification exams. Effectively employ differential diagnosis procedures to distinguish among diseases and disorders with similar sonographic presentations. Alleviate exam anxiety and sharpen your clinical skills with visual guidance from entirely new high-quality, state-of-the-art images presenting a wide range of clinical situations. Challenge your knowledge of a full range of topics in gastrointestinal imaging with - 200 cases that mimic the new board format

Molecular Imaging - An Introduction (Paperback): Michael Graham, Heather Jacene, Hossein Jadvar Molecular Imaging - An Introduction (Paperback)
Michael Graham, Heather Jacene, Hossein Jadvar
R927 R697 Discovery Miles 6 970 Save R230 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Engage with the visual world of disease with this accessible introduction to molecular imaging. This book provides users of all levels with the characterization and measurement of biological processes on a cellular level, functioning within humans, and other living systems. This important new introduction to the field will enable the reader to recognize the major methods, modalities and varied applications of molecular imaging in an efficient and effective way. Featuring techniques from areas such as nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, optical imaging, and nanotechnology, the book also covers the current movement towards precision medicine thereby driving exceptional hospital care, worldwide. Molecular Imaging provides valuable insight into the properties that improve patient diagnosis. Serving to inform experienced physicians, students, and beginners alike, this convenient introduction is tailored to an individual with the desire to effectively grasp the basic concepts of molecular imaging, under the constraints of a busy professional career.

Making Sense of the ECG - A Hands-On Guide, Fourth Edition (Paperback, 4th New edition): Andrew R. Houghton, David Gray Making Sense of the ECG - A Hands-On Guide, Fourth Edition (Paperback, 4th New edition)
Andrew R. Houghton, David Gray
R611 Discovery Miles 6 110 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Interpreting an ECG correctly and working out what to do next can seem like a daunting task to the non-specialist, yet it is a skill that will be invaluable to any doctor, nurse, or paramedic when evaluating the condition of a patient.
Making Sense of the ECG has been written specifically with this in mind, and will help the student and more experienced healthcare practitioner to identify and answer crucial questions, including:
Are these abnormalities significant?
How to I distinguish between VT and SVT?
Has the patient had a myocardial infarction?
How do I measure the QT interval?
Should I refer this patient to a cardiologist?
This practical, easy-to-read and easy-to-remember guide to the ECG as a tool for diagnosis and management has been fully updated in its fourth edition to reflect the latest guidelines.

Comprehensive Atlas of High-Resolution Endoscopy and Narrowband Imaging (Hardcover, 2nd Edition): Jonathan Cohen Comprehensive Atlas of High-Resolution Endoscopy and Narrowband Imaging (Hardcover, 2nd Edition)
Jonathan Cohen
R3,501 R3,213 Discovery Miles 32 130 Save R288 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Previous Edition won First Prize in the Gastroenterology category of the 2008 BMA Medical Book Competition High-resolution endoscopy and narrowband imaging have revolutionized the field. Edited by a gastroenterologist with a reputation for delivering outstanding material, this new edition of an award-winning atlas provides you with an outstanding collection of images, videos and expert diagnostic guidance to enhance your decision making. To accelerate your learning, Dr. Cohen offers more than 2000 endoscopic images, emphasizing conditions for which NBI is particularly useful such as finding dysplasia in Barrett s mucosa, and diagnosing adenomatous colon polyps and providing exceptional preparation for the future of endoscopy practice, with a broad new look at normal and abnormal findings throughout the GI tract. The book is divided into three main parts: The basics of NBI Clinical applications of NBI Atlas of 2000 color images, broken into sections on the pharynx and esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and colon, including correlating histopathology and multiple examples of key pathologies The accompanying website features more than 80 video clips containing over 3 hours of annotated video, to give you a complete sense of how HRE and NBI work and look in real time, including during therapeutic procedures. All of the over 1000 new images appear in much brighter color, reflecting the advance in scope technology since the first edition. New chapters have been added to present the data supporting increased use of NBI in optical diagnosis and in the context of therapeutic procedures. For the first time, brilliant images of the bile duct and pancreas are included as the imaging revolution has expanded to reach these new locations. This spectacular new imaging modality promises to enhance endoscopic decision making in real time, facilitate therapeutic maneuvers, make tissue sampling more precise and make resection of mucosal neoplasia more complete. Expertly guiding you through the latest advances, this book facilitates your mastery of the field, and provides an up-to-date reference for gastroenterologists and endoscopists to improve their practice. www.wiley.com/go/gastroenterology

Imaging of the Cervical Spine in Children - Normal, Congenital and Traumatic Findings (Hardcover): Leonard E. Swischuk Imaging of the Cervical Spine in Children - Normal, Congenital and Traumatic Findings (Hardcover)
Leonard E. Swischuk
R1,973 Discovery Miles 19 730 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Dr. Leonard Swischuk, who is recognized for authoring several superb and widely read pediatric radiology textbooks, has produced yet another outstanding work on the important subject of imaging the cervical spine in children. A distinguished pediatric radiologist, he draws upon his extensive experience in the field and his gift for writing clear and readable text to provide practitioners with an insightful approach to pediatric cervical spine injuries. Those who work in trauma imaging will appreciate the wealth of practical guidelines contained in this thorough yet concise book. Dr. Swischuk's text is organized into six chapters. The first two discuss developmental anatomy and normal variants. Chapters three and four concentrate on congenital anomalies and on abnormalities of the dens. The final two chapters consider trauma and miscellaneous abnormalities of the cervical spine. The book has several notable strengths that are appealing to radiology residents, such as its succinct and well-organized overview of the topic. To help residents identify cases that they are likely to encounter during board exams and in practice, Dr. Swischuk selected excellent plain film examples from his personal collection that illustrate the conditions he discusses and reflect his emphasis on cervical radiography. The illustrated cases also include CT and MR images that clarify and qualify the plain film findings. Helpful reference lists complete each chapter and guide residents to resources for further reading. In addition, Dr. Swischuk 's direct writing style makes the complex content highly accessible, providing imaging residents with an invaluable introduction to pediatric cervical spine radiology.

Biomedical Applications of Light Scattering (Hardcover, Ed): Adam Wax, Vadim Backman Biomedical Applications of Light Scattering (Hardcover, Ed)
Adam Wax, Vadim Backman
R2,708 R2,566 Discovery Miles 25 660 Save R142 (5%) Special order

Essential light scattering theories, techniques, and practices

Extend tissue characterization and analysis capabilities using cutting-edge biophotonics tools and technologies. This comprehensive resource details the principles, devices, and procedures necessary to fully employ light scattering in clinical and diagnostic applications.

Biomedical Applications of Light Scattering explains how to work with biological scatterers and scattering codes, accurately model tissues and cells, build time-domain simulations, and resolve inverse scattering issues. Noninvasive biopsy procedures, precancer and disease screening methods, and fiber optic probe design techniques are also covered in this detailed volume. Analyze light scattering spectra from complex and continuous mediaBuild high-resolution cellular models using FDTD and PSTD methodsWork with confocal microscopic imaging and diffuse optical tomographyMeasure blood flow using laser Doppler, LSCI, and photon correlation Perform noninvasive optical biopsies using elastic scattering techniques Assess bulk tissue properties using differential pathlength spectroscopyDetect precancerous lesions using angle-resolved low-coherence interferometryRisk-stratify patients for colonoscopies using enhanced backscattering methods

Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging: Case Review Series (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Lilja B Solnes, Harvey A. Ziessman Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging: Case Review Series (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Lilja B Solnes, Harvey A. Ziessman
R1,192 R1,050 Discovery Miles 10 500 Save R142 (12%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Stay on top of recent, significant changes in the areas of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging with this updated and expanded volume in the popular Case Review Series. Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 3rd Edition offers highly illustrated, case-based preparation for board review to help residents and recertifying radiologists succeed on exams and provide state-of-the-art patient care. Presents 150 case studies organized by level of difficulty, with all new multiple-choice questions, answers, and rationales that mimic the format of certification exams. Provides more cases on positron emission tomography (PET), including all the latest applications of PET/CT hybrid imaging. Covers new tracers such as Ga68 DOTA, F-18 amyloid, and F-18 prostate cancer imaging agents as well as new indications for Tc99m sestamibi. Reflects recent changes in nuclear medicine including information on patient selection, how therapy affects patients, and if there is evidence of recurring disease. 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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