By John H. Stone MD, MPH (auth.), John H. Klippel MD, John H. Stone MD, MPH, Leslie J. Crofford MD, Patience H. White MD, MA (eds.)
The Pocket Primer at the Rheumatic ailments is a realistic device for doctors taking good care of sufferers who've any of the greater than one hundred fifty rheumatic illnesses. This compact textual content is designed for simple use within the exam room, laboratory, or session place of work. Thorough, but concise, the Pocket Primer deals the doctor top-line diagnostic and therapy info for arthritis and different rheumatic illnesses. it really is absolutely up to date to accompany the recent thirteenth version of the Primer at the Rheumatic ailments, the most revered and prevalent rheumatology textbooks within the world.
By Naima Carter-Monroe, Saami K. Yazdani, Elena Ladich, Frank D. Kolodgie, Renu Virmani (auth.), Jasjit S. Suri, Chirinjeev Kathuria, Filippo Molinari (eds.)
Atherosclerosis is a degenerative procedure affecting blood vessels, which determines narrowing of the lumen, plaque progress, and hardening of the partitions. it's a hazard issue for cardiovascular ailments. the focal point of this e-book is at the administration of the atherosclerotic disorder. The insurance spans from histological presentation of some of the phases of atherosclerotic lesions to the earliest experiences in atherosclerosis remedy, from complex medical prognosis to tracking, follow-up, and home-care of the atherosclerotic sufferer. This publication indicates well-established diagnostic innovations protecting numerous scientific imaging modalities reminiscent of Ultrasounds, IVUS, MRI, computing device Tomography, in addition to new traits in early and complex atherosclerosis prognosis (innovative medications and tissue characterization procedures). Surgical criteria should be awarded in addition to leading edge experimental trials for the therapy of the atherosclerotic sufferer. The e-book additionally covers rising concepts in response to molecular imaging and vibro-acoustics.
By King Holmes, P. Sparling, Walter Stamm, Peter Piot, Judith Wasserheit, Lawrence Corey, Myron Cohen
By Frank Jung, Constantin E. Sekeris (auth.), Dr. Johannes Schenkel (eds.)
The maturation of the precursors of mRNA to a sensible transcript in eukaryotic cells is a fancy, multistep technique. It contains the formation of RNP complexes and the splicing technique. additionally, the presence of snRNA packaged as snRNP debris performs an immense function during this method. additionally, snRNPs are desirous about numerous autoimmune ailments within which autoantibodies are directed opposed to parts of those debris.
Relevant ideas to enquire RNA processing, splicing, protein-RNA advanced formation and protein-RNA interactions in addition to using autoantibodies in simple and scientific examine are provided during this manual.
By Molly Caldwell Crosby
The American Plague delves into America's not-so-distant previous to recount one of many maximum epidemics of our time. It tells the tale of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee--one that will rate extra lives than the Chicago fireplace, San Francisco earthquake and Johnstown flood combined--and, it's a narrative trip into Cuba and West Africa, the place a handful of medical professionals may switch scientific history.
Yellow fever, a deadly disease born of the slave alternate, struck 500,000 americans over centuries touching each nation from Texas to Massachusetts. It paralyzed governments, halted trade, quarantined towns and changed the end result of wars. It was once not just the ugly indicators of the disease--much like these of Ebola today--but the long term, crippling impact on a spot and its people who made it any such dreaded disorder and person who the government couldn't ignore.
In 1900, the us despatched 3 medical professionals led via Walter Reed to Cuba to find how this disorder was once unfold. Camped on sprawling farmland simply open air of Havana, they introduced one among history's such a lot debatable human stories. of the medical professionals will be contaminated; one could die. Two-dozen men--veterans of the Spanish-American War--would volunteer to be try out subjects.
Tragic and terrifying, The American Plague fantastically depicts the tale of yellow fever, and its reign during this state. a narrative that, after all, is as a lot concerning the nature of humans because it is the character of illness.
By Peter Aggleton, Peter Davies, Graham Hart
In line with articles selected from the 6th annual 'Social elements of AIDS' convention, this e-book specializes in updated money owed of HIV/AIDS learn and linked social/sexual concerns.
The total textual content is prolonged during this variation, and specific emphasis is put on the advances in remedies that experience taken position in recent times. significant strides were made within the remedy of fungal illnesses (onychomycoses) with the looks of latest healing brokers. there's additionally a lot better insurance of nail surgical procedure to mirror the expanding involvement of the dermatologist during this box. The part on nail tumours has additionally been improved.
Drs Baran and Dawber were joined by way of David de Berker, Eckhart Haneke and Antonella Tosti at the editorial crew. This circulation is consultant of the key ecu contribution to the sphere of nail surgical procedure in recent times. major contribution has come from Dr Elvin Zook, the eminent American hand general practitioner, who has helped to make sure that the ebook is as correct in North the USA because it is in Europe.
Chapter 1 technology of the Nail gear (pages 1–47): R.P.R. Dawber, D.A.R. de Berker and R. Baran
Chapter 2 actual symptoms (pages 48–103): R. Baran, R.P.R. Dawber and B. Richert
Chapter three The Nail in early life and outdated Age (pages 104–128): R. Baran, R.P.R. Dawber and D.A.R. de Berker
Chapter four Fungal (Onychomycosis) and different Infections regarding the Nail gear (pages 129–171): R.J. Hay, R. Baran and E. Heneke
Chapter five The Nail in Dermatological illnesses (pages 172–222): D.A.R de Berker, R. Baran and R.P.R. Dawber
Chapter 6 The Nail in Systemic ailments and Drug?Induced alterations (pages 223–329): A. Tosti, R. Baran and R.P.R. Dawber
Chapter 7 Occupational Abnormalities and make contact with Dermatitis (pages 330–357): R.J.G. Rycroft and R. Baran
Chapter eight Cosmetics: The Care and Adornment of the Nail (pages 358–369): E. Brauer and R. Baran
Chapter nine Hereditary and Congenital Nail problems (pages 370–424): L. Juhlin and R. Baran
Chapter 10 Nail surgical procedure and nerve-racking Abnormalities (pages 425–514): E.G. Zook, R. Baran, E. Heneke, R.P.R. Dawber and G.J. Brauner
Chapter eleven Tumours of the Nail equipment and adjoining Tissues (pages 515–630): R. Baran, E. Haneke, J.?L Drape, E.G. Zook and J.F. Kreusch
By Sally Nicholls
A dangerous contagion races via England...
Isabel and her relations have nowhere to run from a sickness that has killed 1/2 Europe. whilst the area she is aware and loves ends without end, her basically weapon is courage.
The Black dying of 1349 was once the deadliest plague in human heritage. All Fall Down is a strong and encouraging tale of survival within the face of actual existence horror.
By Julio Bird
By David P. Clark
The beautiful Hidden Interconnections among Microbes and Humanity
AD 452: Attila the Hun stands able to sack Rome. not anyone can cease him—but he walks away. A miracle? No...dysentery. Microbes kept the Roman Empire. approximately a millennium later, the microbes of the Black dying ended the center a long time, making attainable the Renaissance, western democracy, and the medical revolution. quickly after, microbes ravaged the Americas, paving the best way for his or her eu conquest.
Again and back, microbes have formed our well-being, our genetics, our heritage, our tradition, our politics, even our faith and ethics. This publication finds a lot that scientists and cultural historians have discovered concerning the pervasive interconnections among infectious microbes and people. It additionally considers what our ongoing primary dating with infectious microbes may possibly suggest for the way forward for the human species.
The "good side" of history's worst epidemics
The unbelievable debt we owe to killer diseases
Where illnesses got here from...
...and the place they're going
Children of pestilence: disorder and civilization
From Egypt to Mexico, the Romans to Attila the Hun
STDs, sexual habit, and culture
How microbes might form cultural cycles of puritanism and promiscuity