Manual of Forensic Emergency Medicine

Ralph Riviello, MD, MS, FACEP, FAAEM-Director of Research, Dept, of Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaDr. Riviello is a graduate of Hahnemann University School of Medicine and completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Allegheny General Hospital.  He received his Masters Degree in Forensic Medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He has been very active in research and education in the topics of sexual assault and forensic medicine.

Manual of Forensic Emergency Medicine is a comprehensive guide to the clinical approach to criminal illness and injury. This resource offers emergency care professionals the knowledge needed to make an accurate diagnosis of abuse, neglect, sexual assault or other conditions in which forensic investigation is needed. This book offers information on victim services and resources available for patients, as well as relevant aspects of the legal system. This essential guide contains color photos, a forensic glossary, and forensic forms that can be used in a clinical practice.

Key Topics include:

Forensic Documentation Firearms Evidence Collection in the ED Gang Violence

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Little Black Book of Hospital Medicine

Andrew J. Dionne, MD-Director, MaineGeneral Hospitalists, MaineGeneral Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Community & Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical SchoolAndrew Dionne, MD is a graduate of the University of Maine and Dartmouth Medical School. He completed his residency at Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency, and after a few years of practicing family medicine, he became a full time hospitalist at MaineGeneral Medical Center. He is currently the director of the MaineGeneral Hospitalists and an Assistant Professor of Community & Family Medicine for Dartmouth Medical School.

The Little Black Book of Hospital Medicine provides practical, concise evidence-based information on the diagnosis and treatment across the spectrum of illness and injury in the hospital setting. This book features a simple, accessible template for each subject, and quick and easy references to the relevant literature. The Little Black Book of Hospital Medicine is a convenient resource offering instant access to vital information and is the ideal resource for today’s hospitalist.

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HIV Essentials 2014

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HIV Essentials 2014

Paul E. Sax, MD-Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Program, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MassachusettsPaul E. Sax, MD is Clinical Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the HIV Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Boston.  He has been on the faculty at Harvard Medical School since 1992, where he is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine.  Dr. Sax received his MD from Harvard Medical School in 1987, served his residency in Internal Medicine at BWH, and continued his postdoctoral education with a fellowship in the Infectious Disease Unit of Masschusetts General Hospital.  Dr. Sax is Editor-in-Chief of AIDS Clinical Care, is on the peer review board of the HIV/AIDS Section of UpToDate, and is the HIV disease section editor for Infectious Diseases Special Edition and Antibiotic Essentials.  He is also on the core faculty of the International AIDS Society – USA and the New England AIDS Education and Training Center.  He is actively involved in patient care, teaching and HIV research, and his main research interests include clinical trials of antiretroviral therapies, cost effectiveness of management strategies for HIV, toxicity of antiretroviral treatment, and identification, treatment and outcome of primary HIV infection.  He is presently the principal investigator at the BWH AIDS Clinical Trials Unit and a member of the Cost-Effectiveness of Preventing AIDS Complications (CEPAC) Research Group.  Dr. Sax lectures nationally and internationally on HIV therapy and has contributed many HIV-related publications to the medical literature.  He was awarded the Edward H. Kass Award in Clinical Excellence in 1993, the Harvard-Longwood Infectious Disease Fellowship Award in Clinical Teaching in 1997, and a Distinguished Faculty Resident Mentoring Award in 2003.Calvin J. Cohen, MD, MS-Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Program, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MassachusettsDaniel R. Kuritzkes, MD-Professor of Medicine and Director of AIDS Research, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, Principal Investigator and Chair, AIDS Clinical Trials Group Executive Committee, Associate Editor, Journal of Infectious DiseasesDaniel R. Kuritzkes, MD, received his BS and MS degrees in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University in 1978, and his MD from Harvard Medical School in 1983. He completed his clinical and research training in internal medicine and infectious disease at Massachusetts General Hospital, and was a visiting scientist at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research before joining the faculty at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 1990. Dr. Kuritzkes returned to Harvard Medical School in 2002, where he is currently Professor of Medicine and Director of AIDS Research, Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Dr. Kuritzkes has written widely on antiretroviral therapy and on the problem of drug resistance in HIV-1 infection. He currently serves as Principal Investigator and Chair of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group Executive Committee. Dr. Kuritzkes also is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Infectious Diseases. His research interests focus on antiretroviral therapy and drug resistance.

The world's leading experts provide all the 'essentials' needed to manage HIV patients in the office, on the ward, and in the ICU.
 
Completely revised and updated, HIV Essentials 2014 incorporates the latest clinical guidelines into a step-by-step guide to the diagnosis, evaluation, management, and prevention of HIV infection and its complications. Topics include: opportunistic infections and other HIV complications, treatment of HIV and pregnancy, antiretroviral drug summaries, post-exposure prophylaxis, as well as commercially available dosage forms for all ARVs.

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How Pathogenic Viruses Think

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How Pathogenic Viruses Think

Lauren Sompayrac, PhD-Retired Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder, ColoradoPDr. Lauren Sompayrac was born in Jacksonville, Florida, on September 4, 1941. He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and received a B.S. degree in physics in 1963, and a Ph.D. degree in elementary particle physics in 1969. After two years of postdoctoral research in particle physics, he moved to Copenhagen where he was a Postdoctoral Fellow for two years at the Microbiology Institute. Returning to the United States in 1973, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathology at the Harvard Medical School where he studied tumor viruses. In 1976, he moved to the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado to continue his work on tumor viruses, eventually rising to the rank of Research Professor before his retirement in 1998. In retirement, he writes science books, and is the author of How the Immune System Works, published by Blackwell Science in 1999, and How Pathogenic Viruses Work, published by Jones and Bartlett in 2001.
Additional Titles by this AuthorHow Cancer WorksISBN-13: 9780763718213How Pathogenic Viruses Work ISBN-13: 9780763720827

 

Over the past decade, the amount of data on viruses has grown dramatically. How can a virology student possibly make sense of all this information?  In How Pathogenic Viruses Think, Second Edition, Dr. Sompayrac introduces an “organizing principle” – a paradigm to use to cut through all the details and focus on what’s important.  He demonstrates the use of this paradigm by “interviewing” twelve medically important viruses. During these interviews, each virus is encouraged to disclose not only what it does, but why it does it. And when a “talking virus” reveals its secrets, they are hard to forget!
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