Lookingbill and Marks Principles of Dermatology

  • Filename: lookingbill-and-marks-principles-of-dermatology.
  • ISBN: 145575014X
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 298
  • Author: James G. Marks (Jr.)
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



With this 5th Edition, you can confirm your diagnoses for even the most challenging dermatologic conditions! Written by Dr. James G. Marks, Jr. and Dr. Jeffrey J. Miller, this highly visual guide provides the foundational information you need to identify the full range of skin diseases - all in a consistent, quick-reference format ideal for use in clinical practice. Distinguish differences among skin conditions using tables that summarize the most important characteristics of the major categories. Consider atypical diagnoses by viewing additional photos of more uncommon presentations at the end of each chapter. Make a differential diagnosis with help from numerous tables that rank skin diseases according to frequency of incidence and highlight clinical features. Test your mastery of key material with self-assessment case reviews. Reach a diagnosis with confidence thanks to the clinical photographs, full-color histopathology images, and corresponding cross-sectional line diagrams that provide details on cause and condition. Find the information you need quickly with topics arranged in alphabetical order for fast reference, and therapy options in highlighted boxes.

Mosby s Massage Therapy Review

  • Filename: mosby-s-massage-therapy-review.
  • ISBN: 9780323240673
  • Release Date: 2014-09-05
  • Number of pages: 552
  • Author: Sandy Fritz
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Written by massage therapy expert Sandy Fritz, this unique review resource prepares you for all of your massage therapy exams — both routine semester exams and tests administered for licensure, such as the National Certification Exam and the MBLEx. This comprehensive review features updated content and questions based on the currently administered licensing exams. Plus, a companion Evolve website comes loaded with 8 practice exams and a variety of review activities such as labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, electronic coloring book, games, and much more! And for studying on the go, Mosby offers a new mobile app featuring 125 test questions. No other massage review on the market gives you such complete exam preparation! Full color format with 347 illustrations (showing various massage techniques as well as anatomy & physiology) presents information in a more visual, engaging way and helps you retain information better than reviewing text alone. Over 1300 practice questions in the text provide the opportunity to assess your readiness for exams. Over 40 labeling exercises are available throughout the book to help kinesthetic learners retain information. Logical text organization presents review content with illustrations and examples followed by review questions and exams to help you hone test-taking skills as you master facts, learn how to apply them, complete practice questions by topic, and then work through a realistic exam experience. Written to be versatile so it can be used to prepare for licensing exams, as well as classroom exams allows you to prepare for massage licensure exams as well as your regular course load along the way. Answer key printed in the back of the text with rationales provides you additional feedback so you can better understand why answers are correct or incorrect. Esteemed author Sandy Fritz delivers quality content that students and instructors know they can rely on. NEW! Updated content and questions based on the changes to licensing exams delivers the most up-to-date, relevant questions ensuring you’ll be fully prepared to pass the current exams. NEW! Companion website offers 8 practice exams, numerous review activities such as labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, Body Spectrum electronic coloring book, online flashcards, med term games, animations and more. NEW! Mobile app with practice test questions offers increased flexibility to study on the go and in shorter intervals.

Medical Terminology Anatomy for ICD 10 Coding

  • Filename: medical-terminology-anatomy-for-icd-10-coding.
  • ISBN: 9780323290784
  • Release Date: 2014-09-18
  • Number of pages: 792
  • Author: Betsy J. Shiland
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Medical Terminology and Anatomy for ICD-10 Coding integrates expanded anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology coverage with the latest medical terminology you need to correctly code in ICD-10. The ICD-10-CM classification system serves as the structure for organizing diseases and disorders, with carefully drawn, well-labeled illustrations to help you visualize the associated anatomy. ICD-10 coding guidelines and notes, along with electronic medical records and integrated exercises are interspersed throughout the text. A robust Evolve site includes games, activities, and animations to reinforce learning. Medical terminology specifically tailored to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS guidelines supply you with an excellent foundation for learning the medical terminology related to ICD-10-CM. Learn all the anatomy and physiology necessary to be able to understand medical reports and code accurately in ICD-10-CM/PCS. Pathology terms organized by ICD-10 disease and disorder categories let you learn terms in the same order they are presented in the coding manual. Guideline Alert! boxes highlight ICD-10-PCS coding information when relevant to medical terminology. Special Notes boxes present ICD-10 features that affect your understanding of the terminology presented. Root operation tables illustrate the root operations in PCS and their associated suffixes. Body Part key provides a complete list of body parts and how they should be coded in ICD-10. Pathology and procedure terminology tables list the word parts for each term, along with the definition so you become familiar with prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. Exercises interspersed throughout the text encourage you to practice and learn as you move through the material. Be Careful! boxes warn you about similar and potentially confusing word parts and medical terms. Games and activities on accompanying Evolve website offer an easily accessible source for extra interactive practice and learning. Electronic medical record format illustrates the appearance of electronic records now being used in many healthcare settings. NEW! Pharmacology in each body system and a Pharmacology Basics appendix help you recognize drugs and medications in medical reports. NEW! More than 50 new images bring terminology to life. NEW! Additional procedural terms supply a more complete picture of the number and kind of procedures you will encounter on medical reports. NEW! Normal Lab Values appendix familiarizes you with normal and abnormal lab values so you know when to search a medical record for possible additional diagnoses. NEW! Tablet and mobile-optimized Evolve activities offer an easily accessible source for extra interactive practice and learning.

Pathophysiology for the Health Professions E Book

  • Filename: pathophysiology-for-the-health-professions-e-book.
  • ISBN: 9780323292405
  • Release Date: 2014-04-11
  • Number of pages: 736
  • Author: Barbara E. Gould
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



A concise, easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals, Pathophysiology for the Health Professions, 4th Edition helps you learn to identify disease processes and disorders. Authors Barbara Gould and Ruthanna Dyer continue the tradition of a text known for its readability and vivid, full-color illustrations, updated with the latest research and clinical advances. Unique Challenge, Think About, and Emergency Treatment features help in applying the material to real-life situations. No matter which area in the healthcare field you may enter, this book provides essential preparation for conditions encountered in clinical practice. Concise and readable approach includes the information students need without overwhelming them, even if they have a limited scientific background. Unique Challenge feature asks "What can go wrong with this structure or system?" as a way to help students facilitate progress by using previously learned knowledge. Unique Think About boxes help with self-evaluation, test preparation, and review. Unique Emergency Treatment boxes list basic emergency measures; these can be modified to fit specific professions, established protocols, or practice settings. Research boxes discuss new developments, problem areas of pathophysiology, and complications associated with research. Warning Signs boxes summarize conditions that may develop in patients. Diagnostic tests and treatments are included for each of the major disorders. Case studies in each chapter provide a basis for discussion or can be used as an assignment. Study questions offer a self-assessment on the material in each chapter. Ready References in the appendix provide a quick lookup for anatomic terms, conversion tables, abbreviations and acronyms, diagnostic studies and tests, and more. A companion Evolve website includes web links, learning activities, content updates, and more. New content on the causes and trends related to disease, new drugs, technology, and treatment. Coverage of obesity and its complications, including an in-depth discussion of metabolic syndrome. Multiple disorder syndromes in the aged client. DNA, genetics and the Human Genome Project with current research on protein pathways in health (proteomics) and the implications for drug treatment and disease causation. Coverage of autism. Updated content on the H1N1 virus and communicable diseases; HIV, cancer causation, and immunology; and substance abuse to reflect common practices in the use of illicit (street) drugs as well as abuse of prescription medications. Case studies revised to emphasize chronic diseases, prevention, and acute care, and to apply to a wider range of health professions. Appendices reorganized for improved reference and lookup.

Medical Surgical Nursing

  • Filename: medical-surgical-nursing.
  • ISBN: 9780323392693
  • Release Date: 2015-01-30
  • Number of pages: 1744
  • Author: Donna D. Ignatavicius
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Using a unique collaborative care approach to adult health nursing, Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, 8th Edition covers the essential knowledge you need to succeed at the RN level of practice. Easy-to-read content includes evidence-based treatment guidelines, an enhanced focus on QSEN competencies, and an emphasis on developing clinical judgment skills. This edition continues the book’s trendsetting tradition with increased LGBTQ content and a new Care of Transgender Patients chapter. Written by nursing education experts Donna Ignatavicius and M. Linda Workman, this bestselling text also features NCLEX® Exam-style challenge questions to prepare you for success on the NCLEX Exam. Cutting-edge coverage of the latest trends in nursing practice and nursing education prepares you not just for today’s nursing practice but also for tomorrow’s. UNIQUE! Collaborative care approach organizes all medical, surgical, nursing, and other interventions within the framework of the nursing process, mirroring the nurse’s role in the coordination/management of care in the real world of medical-surgical nursing. UNIQUE! A focus on nursing concepts relates concepts learned in Nursing Fundamentals with the disorders you will study in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Easy to read, direct-address writing style makes this one of the most readable medical-surgical nursing textbooks available. UNIQUE! A focus on QSEN emphasizes patient safety and evidence-based practice with Nursing Safety Priority boxes including Drug Alerts, Critical Rescues, and Action Alerts. UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical judgment teaches you to develop skills in clinical reasoning and clinical decision-making when applying concepts to clinical situations, with Clinical Judgment Challenge questions throughout the chapters. An emphasis on prioritization stresses the most important patient problems and nursing interventions, with patient problems presented in a single prioritized list of nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems. UNIQUE! NCLEX preparation tools include chapter-opening Learning Outcomes and chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections organized by NCLEX® Client Needs Categories, plus NCLEX Examination Challenge questions, with an answer key in the back of the book and on the Evolve companion website. Practical learning aids include NCLEX Examination Challenges, Clinical Judgment Challenges, Best Practice for Patient Safety & Quality Care charts, common examples of drug therapy, concept maps, laboratory profiles, and more. A clear alignment with the language of clinical practice reflects the real world of nursing practice with NANDA diagnostic labels where they make sense, and non-NANDA diagnostic labels when these are more common descriptions of patient problems. Student Resources on an Evolve companion website help you prepare for class, clinicals, or lab with video and audio clips, animations, case studies, a concept map creator, NCLEX exam-style review questions, and more. UNIQUE! Concentration on essential knowledge for the RN level of medical-surgical nursing practice focuses your attention on need-to-know content to pass the NCLEX Examination and practice safety as a beginning nurse.

Practical Dermatopathology

  • Filename: practical-dermatopathology.
  • ISBN: 9781455738007
  • Release Date: 2012-08-23
  • Number of pages: 460
  • Author: Ronald P. Rapini
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Quickly and confidently evaluate and diagnose skin biopsies with Practical Dermatopathology. Written from the perspective of both the histopathologist and clinician, this popular medical reference allows you to search by disease or pathologic feature to quickly locate key criteria and a differential diagnosis. Practical and portable, Practical Dermatopathology is your ideal high-yield microscope companion! Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Make accurate, complete reports by fully understanding clinical correlations. Accurately diagnose a wide range of conditions using over 700 full-color illustrations, with leader lines pointing out key pathologic and clinical features as they would be seen in daily practice. Find critical information quickly through extensive cross-referencing of differential diagnosis lists by finding and disease. Clinical lists are based on location, symptoms, duration, arrangement, morphology, and color. Pathologic lists include major categories such as epidermal changes, dermal changes, and cell types. Stay current with comprehensive updates throughout that include the latest advancements in the diagnosis of lymphoma as well as unique differential diagnosis lists, full-color pathology images, and supporting clinical photographs.

Principles of Dermatology

  • Filename: principles-of-dermatology.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015042934300
  • Release Date: 2000
  • Number of pages: 367
  • Author: Donald P. Lookingbill
  • Publisher: Saunders



This appearance-based guide to dermatology helps clinicians to recognize, diagnose, and treat a full range of dermatologic problems using visual clues. It emphasizes the recognition of primary skin lesions and their clinicopathologic correlations. A logical, algorithmic organization expedites diagnosis*disorders are first divided into "Rashes" and "Growths", and then further subdivided by specific clinical features. Discussions of therapy options following each entry facilitate treatment.

Physical Examination and Health Assessment

  • Filename: physical-examination-and-health-assessment.
  • ISBN: 0721659225
  • Release Date: 1996
  • Number of pages: 937
  • Author: Carolyn Jarvis
  • Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company



This comprehensive, easy-to-read, full-color textbook is a standard in physical assessment that features a holistic approach and a strong nursing perspective. Step-by-step guidelines demonstrate the skills necessary to take a complete health history and perform a thorough physical examination on clients of all ages and cultural backgrounds, as well as pregnant women. This edition includes over 240 new full-color photographs and illustrations depicting a wide range of conditions. It also contains a new chapter on the pregnant female. Video Critical Thinking Questions in each body system chapter correspond with the Saunders Physical Examination and Health Assessment Series. Nursing diagnoses are separated into Risk and Wellness categories. This edition also includes updated appendices on the 1999 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule for the U.S. and the CDC Standard Precautions and Transmission-Based Precautions.

Kinn s The Medical Assistant E Book

  • Filename: kinn-s-the-medical-assistant-e-book.
  • ISBN: 9780323187817
  • Release Date: 2013-12-27
  • Number of pages: 1392
  • Author: Deborah B. Proctor
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Prepare for a successful career in medical assisting! Kinn’s The Medical Assistant, 12th Edition helps you learn the real-world administrative and clinical skills essential to working in the health care setting. Administrative coverage ranges from professionalism and interpersonal skills to billing and coding and electronic health records; clinical content teaches how to assist with medications, diagnostic procedures, and surgeries. And no other comprehensive medical assisting text can match its coverage of assisting with medical specialties! Written by medical assisting experts Alexandra Adams and Deborah Proctor, this classic resource also includes an Evolve companion website with practical exercises and activities, videos, and review questions for the CMA and RMA certification exams. More chapters on assisting with medical specialties than any other Medical Assisting text prepare you to assist in specialty exams and make you better qualified to work in specialty fields like cardiology, dermatology, ophthalmology, gynecology, and neurology. Step-by-step, illustrated procedures make it easier to learn and understand medical assisting skills, and include rationales for each step. Threaded case scenarios help you develop critical thinking skills and apply concepts to realistic administrative and clinical situations. Patient education and legal and ethical issues are described in relation to the Medical Assistant's job. A Portfolio Builder on the Evolve website helps you demonstrate proficiency to potential employers. Detailed learning objectives and vocabulary with definitions in each chapter help you study more effectively, with connections icons linking concepts in the text to exercises in the study guide and on the Evolve companion website. Study Guide includes a variety of exercises to test your knowledge and critical thinking skills, case scenarios from the book, and a Procedure Checklists Manual. Sold separately. NEW! Charting examples within the procedures are highlighted for easier learning. UPDATED coverage of the Electronic Health Record ensures that you are familiar with the technology you'll use on the job. UPDATED content on alternative therapies and treatment includes the latest herbal remedies such as red rice yeast for lowering cholesterol, St. John’s Wort for depression, and probiotic bacteria for GI maladies.

Current Practice of Dermatology

  • Filename: current-practice-of-dermatology.
  • ISBN: 1859228011
  • Release Date: 1995
  • Number of pages: 188
  • Author: Jeffrey P. Callen
  • Publisher:



Common and complex areas in the field are presented in a format that assists the practitioner in making diagnosis and treatment decisions. The text includes 250 full-color photos.

DaF kompakt Lehrerhandbuch A1 B1

  • Filename: daf-kompakt-lehrerhandbuch-a1-b1.
  • ISBN: 3126761895
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 128
  • Author: Ilse Sander
  • Publisher:



Este nuevo curso es ideal para alcanzar rápidamente el nivel B1 en los cursos intensivos del Goethe-Institut, de las Universidades o las Escuelas Oficiales de Idiomas. Su clara estructura permite un aprendizaje y una enseñanza efectivos. Fomenta la expresión escrita desde la primera clase y contiene un programa intensivo de fonética, de manera que es muy recomendable para preparar exámenes oficiales. Se dirige a alumnos que ya han estudiado otra lengua extranjera.

Dermatology

  • Filename: dermatology.
  • ISBN: 0721642063
  • Release Date: 1992-01-01
  • Number of pages: 2529
  • Author: Samuel L. Moschella
  • Publisher:



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