Medical Genetics At A Glance

Author: Dorian J. Pritchard
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118689011
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Medical Genetics at a Glance covers the core scientificprinciples necessary for an understanding of medical genetics andits clinical applications, while also considering the socialimplications of genetic disorders. This third edition has been fully updated to include the latestdevelopments in the field, covering the most common geneticanomalies, their diagnosis and management, in clear, concise andrevision-friendly sections to complement any health sciencecourse. Medical Genetics at a Glance now has a completely revisedstructure, to make its content even more accessible. Other featuresinclude: • Three new chapters on Gene Identification, The Biologyof Cancer, and Genomic Approaches to Cancer • A much extended treatment of BiochemicalGenetics • A completely revised chapter on The Cell Cycle,explaining principles of biochemistry and genetics which arefundamental to understanding cancer causation • Two new chapters on Cardiac DevelopmentalPathology • An extended Case Studies section Providing a broad understanding of one of the most rapidlyprogressing topics in medicine, Medical Genetics at a Glanceis perfect for students of medicine, molecular biology, geneticsand genetic counselling, and is a previous winner of a BMAAward.

The Respiratory System At A Glance

Author: Jeremy P. T. Ward
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118293738
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Following the familiar, easy to use at a Glance format, and now in full-colour, The Respiratory System at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Reflecting changes to the content and assessment methods used in medical education and published clinical recommendations, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of the respiratory system to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. This new edition of The Respiratory System at a Glance: Integrates both basic and clinical science - ideal for systems-based courses Includes both the pathophysiology and clinical aspects of the respiratory system Features more case studies, updated and colour figures, and new chapters on the epidemiology of respiratory disease, public health issues, and Sarcoidosis Includes self-assessment questions and answers and an appendix of tables of standard values Provides a simple 'one-stop' easy to use course and revision text

Medical Biochemistry At A Glance

Author: J. G. Salway
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118292405
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Offering a concise, illustrated summary of biochemistry and its relevance to clinical medicine, Medical Biochemistry at a Glance is intended for students of medicine and the biomedical sciences such as nutrition, biochemistry, sports science, medical laboratory sciences, physiotherapy, pharmacy, physiology, pharmacology, genetics and veterinary science. It also provides a succinct review and reference for medical practitioners and biomedical scientists who need to quickly refresh their knowledge of medical biochemistry. The book is designed as a revision guide for students preparing for examinations and contains topics that have been identified as 'high-yield' facts for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), Step 1. This third edition: Has been thoroughly revised and updated and is now in full colour throughout Is written by the author of the hugely successful Metabolism at a Glance (ISBN 9781405107167) Features updated and improved clinical correlates Expands its coverage with a new section on Molecular Biology Includes a brand new companion website of self-assessment questions and answers at www.ataglanceseries.com/medicalbiochemistry

Learning Disability Nursing At A Glance

Author: Bob Gates
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118506111
Size: 13,41 MB
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Learning Disability Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. This visual, dynamic and user-friendly resource addresses the key principles underpinning contemporary learning disability nursing practice, relates them to key clinical practice issues, and explores them in the context of maintaining health and well-being. Exploring the full spectrum of care, this textbook addresses the needs of people with learning disabilities across the life span, from children through to adolescents and on to adults and older people. Aimed at nursing, health and social care students, as well as registered nurses, this is an invaluable resource for all those looking to consolidate and expand their knowledge, in order to provide safe, effective and compassionate care to people with learning disabilities. The perfect revision and consolidation textbook Highly visual colour presentation, with full colour illustrations throughout Includes expert contributions from learning disability academic staff as well as clinicians Embraces both primary and secondary care perspectives Supported by a companion website featuring case studies to further test your knowledge Available in a range of digital formats- perfect for ‘on the go’ study and revision This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Emery And Rimoin S Principles And Practice Of Medical Genetics And Genomics

Author: Reed E. Pyeritz
Editor: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128126809
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Emery and Rimoin’s Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics and Genomics: Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Gastrointestinal Disorders, Seventh Edition includes the latest information on seminal topics such as prenatal diagnosis, genome and exome sequencing, public health genetics, genetic counseling, and management and treatment strategies. This comprehensive, yet practical, resource emphasizes theory and research fundamentals relating to applications of medical genetics across the full spectrum of inherited disorders and applications to medicine. Updated sections in this release cover the genetics of cardiovascular, respiratory and gastrointestinal disorders, with an emphasis on genetic determinants and new pathways for diagnosis, prevention and disease management. In addition, genetic researchers, students and health professionals will find new and fully revised chapters on the molecular genetics of congenital heart defects, inherited cardiomyopathies, hypertension, cystic fibrosis, asthma, hereditary pulmonary emphysema, inflammatory bowel disease, and bile pigment metabolism disorders among other conditions. Offers pathways for diagnosis, prevention and disease management Includes color images supporting identification, concept illustration and method processing Features contributions by leading international researchers and practitioners of medical genetics

Gastroenterology

Author: Satish Keshav
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118293916
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Gastroenterology is a critically important specialty in medicine,encompassing the GI tract and two vital organs - the pancreas andthe liver. Gastroenterology: Clinical Cases Uncoveredincludes reference to the new JCHMT curriculum for acute andinternal medicine concerning gastroenterology and hepatology andpresents real-life patient cases and outcomes as seen on the wardsand in exams leading students through a practical approach torecognize, understand, investigate and manage gastroenterologicaland hepatological disorders and conditions. Following a question-answer approach, with self-assessment MCQs,EMQs and SAQs, and a 'refresher' section on basic science,Gastroenterology: Clinical Cases Uncovered featuresinvestigations and the treatment options available for patientswith upper and lower GI disorders, liver disease, biliary andpancreatic disease, and problems of nutrition. Gastroenterology: Clinical Cases Uncovered is ideal formedical students, junior doctors on the Foundation Programme, GPtrainees, specialist nurses and nurse practitioners andgastroenterology trainees on the specialty training programme.

Medical Sciences At A Glance

Author: Michael D. Randall
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118360966
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The definitive companion for medical science study andrevision Medical Sciences at a Glance consolidates the scientificknowledge a student needs to know to provide a solid framework ofkey facts to build on. Concise, easy to follow, writtenspecifically for medical students, and using the unique at aGlance style to convey key concepts, Medical Sciences at aGlance also demonstrates vital links between different topicsand across systems. It is the perfect resource for bridgingthe gap between A-Level and university, studying a new topic,revising for exams, or refreshing knowledge while onplacement. Key features: Fully cross-referenced to Medicine at a Glance: togetherthey cover the core concepts of an entire medical degree Highlights key points and their clinical relevance for quickrevision and retention of what’s most important Brings together all the scientific content on a medical coursein one easy-to-read, highly-illustrated title Accompanied by a companion website atataglanceseries.com/medicalsciences featuring interactivemultiple-choice questions and key points for revision Medical Sciences at a Glance provides the vitalscientific grounding needed to succeed at medical school.

Integrating Large Scale Genomic Information Into Clinical Practice

Author: Institute of Medicine
Editor: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309220343
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The initial sequencing of the human genome, carried out by an international group of experts, took 13 years and $2.7 billion to complete. In the decade since that achievement, sequencing technology has evolved at such a rapid pace that today a consumer can have his or her entire genome sequenced by a single company in a matter of days for less than $10,000, though the addition of interpretation may extend this timeframe. Given the rapid technological advances, the potential effect on the lives of patients, and the increasing use of genomic information in clinical care, it is important to address how genomics data can be integrated into the clinical setting. Genetic tests are already used to assess the risk of breast and ovarian cancers, to diagnose recessive diseases such as cystic fibrosis, to determine drug dosages based on individual patient metabolism, and to identify therapeutic options for treating lung and breast tumors, melanoma, and leukemia. With these issues in mind and considering the potential impact that genomics information can have on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, the Roundtable on Translating Genomic-Based Research for Health hosted a workshop on July 19, 2011, to highlight and identify the challenges and opportunities in integrating large-scale genomic information into clinical practice. Integrating Large-Scale Genomic Information into Clinical Practice summarizes the speaker presentations and the discussions that followed them. This report focuses on several key topics, including the analysis, interpretation, and delivery of genomic information plus workforce, ethical, and legal issues.

Medical Sciences At A Glance

Author: Jakub Scaber
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118809459
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This easy to use workbook covers all the basic sciences inclinical context, and includes the full range of question typesused in medical school. It offers comprehensive advice on how totackle tricky examinations, how to deal with question types fromSAQs to essays, and will stimulate abstract skills like criticalthinking and the ability to deliver the key facts. Ideal for the pre-clinical years and USMLE candidates,Medical Sciences at a Glance: Practice Workbookfeatures: • An introductory section featuring step-by-stepguidance on exam technique and papers • Over 390 questions of varying formats - and fullexplanations to the answers • A topic-based structure reflecting vital foundationconcepts, including anatomy, physiology, pathology andpharmacology Medical Sciences at a Glance: Practice Workbook meets theneeds of medical students with a spectrum of educational approachesin mind. Whatever your course type, working through this book willgive you the advantage when it comes to basic science exams.

Medical Statistics At A Glance

Author: Aviva Petrie
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118782445
Size: 12,23 MB
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Medical Statistics at a Glance is a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid for this complex subject. The self-contained chapters explain the underlying concepts of medical statistics and provide a guide to the most commonly used statistical procedures. This new edition of Medical Statistics at a Glance: Presents key facts accompanied by clear and informative tables and diagrams Focuses on illustrative examples which show statistics in action, with an emphasis on the interpretation of computer data analysis rather than complex hand calculations Includes extensive cross-referencing, a comprehensive glossary of terms and flow-charts to make it easier to choose appropriate tests Now provides the learning objectives for each chapter Includes a new chapter on Developing Prognostic Scores Includes new or expanded material on study management, multi-centre studies, sequential trials, bias and different methods to remove confounding in observational studies, multiple comparisons, ROC curves and checking assumptions in a logistic regression analysis The companion website at www.medstatsaag.com contains supplementary material including an extensive reference list and multiple choice questions (MCQs) with interactive answers for self-assessment. Medical Statistics at a Glance will appeal to all medical students, junior doctors and researchers in biomedical and pharmaceutical disciplines. Reviews of the previous editions "The more familiar I have become with this book, the more I appreciate the clear presentation and unthreatening prose. It is now a valuable companion to my formal statistics course." –International Journal of Epidemiology "I heartily recommend it, especially to first years, but it's equally appropriate for an intercalated BSc or Postgraduate research. If statistics give you headaches - buy it. If statistics are all you think about - buy it." –GKT Gazette "...I unreservedly recommend this book to all medical students, especially those that dislike reading reams of text. This is one book that will not sit on your shelf collecting dust once you have graduated and will also function as a reference book." –4th Year Medical Student, Barts and the London Chronicle, Spring 2003