Medical Microbiology With Studentconsult Online Access 18

Autore: David Greenwood
Editore: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702040894
Grandezza: 40,53 MB
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Medical microbiology concerns the nature, distribution and activities of microbes and how they impact on health and wellbeing, most particularly as agents of infection. Infections remain a major global cause of mortality and in most hospitals around one in ten of those admitted will suffer from an infection acquired during their stay. The evolution of microbes presents a massive challenge to modern medicine and public health. The constant changes in viruses such as influenza, HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and SARS demand vigilance and insight into the underlying process. Building on the huge success of previous editions, Medical Microbiology 18/e will inform and inspire a new generation of readers. Now fully revised and updated, initial sections cover the basic biology of microbes, infection and immunity and are followed by a systematic review of infective agents, their associated diseases and their control. A final integrating section addresses the essential principles of diagnosis, treatment and management. An unrivalled collection of international contributors continues to ensure the relevance of the book worldwide and complementary access to the complete online version on Student Consult further enhances the learning experience. Medical Microbiology is explicitly geared to clinical practice and is an ideal textbook for medical and biomedical students and specialist trainees. It will also prove invaluable to medical laboratory scientists and all other busy professionals who require a clear, current and most trusted guide to this fascinating field.

Medical Microbiology

Autore: Patrick R. Murray
Editore: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323076793
Grandezza: 22,36 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 3058
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The new edition of this popular text presents microbiology in a succinct, easy-to-use, and engaging manner. Clear discussions explain how microbes cause disease in humans, and review the updated vaccines and new antibiotics currently available to treat these diseases. Expert coverage of basic principles, the immune response, laboratory diagnosis, bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology ensures that you’ll understand all the facts vital to the practice of medicine today. A revised artwork program illustrates the appearance of disease, simplifying complex information, while text boxes and additional summary tables emphasize essential concepts and learning issues for more efficient exam review. Online access to Student Consult-where you’ll find the complete contents of the book, fully searchable...Integration Links to bonus content in other Student Consult titles...updated features for both students and instructors...and much more-further enhances your study and exponentially boosts your reference power. Focuses on why the biologic properties of organisms are important to disease in humans, equipping you with a practical understanding of microbiology. Examines etiology, epidemiology, host defenses, identification, diagnosis, prevention, and control for each microbe in consistently organized chapters, enabling you to find the information you need fast. Features summary tables and text boxes that emphasize essential concepts and learning issues, enabling you to make your exam review more efficient. Correlates basic science with clinical practice through review questions at the end of each chapter to help you understand the clinical relevance of the organisms examined. Uses clinical cases from literature reports to illustrate the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases. Features revised artwork-more than 635 brilliant images, nearly all in full color-that offers a more consistent and modern approach to the study of medical microbiology. Provides more clinical photographs throughout that help you better understand the clinical applications of microbiology. Offers expanded use of summary boxes for bacteria throughout all organism chapters to further enhance your review and learning. Includes enhanced Student Consult features including self-assessment questions, clinical cases, animations showing the actions of various important toxins, and a PowerPoint presentation with supplemental images of organisms and stains.

Textbook Of Medical Physiology

Autore: Arthur C. Guyton
Editore: Elsevier España
ISBN: 9788481749267
Grandezza: 77,62 MB
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Vista: 9973
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This new edition contains concise revised information covering all the areas of medical physiology. Chapters include the heart, respiration, the nervous system, neurophysiology and sports physiology.

Physical Biochemistry

Autore: David Sheehan
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118687485
Grandezza: 39,97 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 5746
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"As will be seen, there is not much missing here. I thought that the sections were well balanced, with rarely too much or too little on a given topic...This is a text to be welcomed by both teachers and students." BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY EDUCATION (on the first edition) The second edition of this successful textbook explains the basic principles behind the key techniques currently used in the modern biochemical laboratory and describes the pros and cons of each technique and compares one to another. It is non-mathematical, comprehensive and approachable for students who are not physical chemists. A major update of this comprehensive, accessible introduction to physical biochemistry. Includes two new chapters on proteomics and bioinformatics. Introduces experimental approaches with a minimum of mathematics and numerous practical examples. Provides a bibliography at the end of each chapter. Written by an author with many years teaching and research experience, this text is a must-have for students of biochemistry, biophysics, molecular and life sciences and food science.

Introduction To Space Flight

Autore: Francis J. Hale
Editore: Pearson College Division
Grandezza: 42,96 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 4472
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For introductory course in space flight dynamics. A self-contained, integrated introduction to the performance aspects of flight - how to get into space, how to get around in space, and how to return to Earth or land on another planet (as opposed to specialized areas of life support, guidance and control, or communications).

Medical Sciences E Book

Autore: Jeannette Naish
Editore: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702052493
Grandezza: 10,67 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 6814
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An integrated approach to teaching basic sciences and clinical medicine has meant that medical students have been driven to a range of basic science textbooks to find relevant information. Medical Sciences is designed to do the integration for you. In just one book, the diverse branches of medical science are synthesised into the appropriate systems of the human body, making this an invaluable aid to approaching the basics of medicine within in a clinical context. . An integrated approach to teaching basic sciences and clinical medicine has meant that medical students have been driven to a range of basic science textbooks to find relevant information. Medical Sciences does the integration for you. In just one book, the diverse branches of medical science are synthesised into the appropriate systems of the human body, making this an invaluable aid to approaching the basics of medicine within in a clinical context. Eleven new contributors. Completely new chapters on Biochemistry and cell biology, Genetics, The nervous system, Bones, muscle and skin, Endocrine and reproductive systems, The cardiovascular system, The renal system and Diet and nutrition. Completely revised and updated throughout with over 35 new illustrations . Expanded embryology sections with several new illustrations.

Foundations Of Professional Personal Training

ISBN: 9781450441322
Grandezza: 79,61 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 7102
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Anatomy For Dental Students

Autore: David Roderick Johnson
Editore: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192626738
Grandezza: 56,38 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 2946
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From the second edition:'an excellent book... clearly written by teachers who understand the specialized needs of dental students in anatomy.' -Professor Martin Hobdell, University of Dublin, International Dental Journal (1990) 40

Rogers Textbook Of Pediatric Intensive Care

Autore: Donald H. Shaffner
Editore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1469888378
Grandezza: 22,19 MB
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Vista: 1289
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Now in vibrant full color throughout, Rogers’ Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care, 5th Edition, continues its tradition of excellence as the gold standard in the field. For more than 25 years, readers have turned to this comprehensive resource for clear explanations of both the principles underlying pediatric critical care disease and trauma as well as how these principles are applied in clinical practice. In the 5th Edition, more than 250 global contributors bring you completely up to date on today’s understanding, treatments, technologies, and outcomes regarding critical illness in children.

Consumer Behavior

Autore: Banwari Mittal
ISBN: 9780979133664
Grandezza: 43,11 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 2363
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We describe and dissect consumer behavior in the marketplace--how we make our product and brand choices, to energize our bodies, feed our minds, and construct our identities. Concepts and theories of psychology applied to consumer thoughts and acts, to render a comprehensive explanation for a college course and for a marketing manager and consumer researcher's tool kit.Topics include: Consumer Motivation; Theories of Perception and its applications in marketing; principles of consumer learning and memory and how marketing communications can utilize those principles;Consumers' brand attitudes and how marketers can shape those attitudes (albeit not as trickery but founded on the product's physical and psycho-social benefits reality; Role of Consumers' culture and reference groups in consumer choices of products and brands;Understanding consumers' decision making process and how marketers should fashion the presentation of their product information to be in sync with consumers' decision making modes; Understanding the drivers of consumers' brand and store loyalty;Consumer demographics: Consumer segments by gender, age (Boomers, Millennials, seniors, teens), sex, ethnic identity, social class.Consumer Psychographics: Consumer segments by lifestyles, values, and interests.Brand communities--how brands build community of brand fans and how brand become "Cool"Ethics--highlights the ethical and unethical behavior of both consumers and marketers. The role of government in monitoring the marketer's practices and safeguard consumer interests. Also included are topics in postmodern consumption: Netnography to understand online brand or product communities; Gender branding of brands; Behavioral economics; Economics meets psychology; symbolic consumption; etc.All concepts are illustrated with current marketing examples, with over 300 diagrams and images in 600 pages of 8.5x11 in four color with visually attractive layout. "Couldn't put the book down..." writes one marketing professor at University of Kentucky's Business School.