Hypertension Essentials 2010

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Hypertension Essentials 2010

Norman M. Kaplan, MD-Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TexasDr. Kaplan is Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas where he has been on the faculty for more than forty years. For the last twenty, his teaching, writing and research have focused primarily upon clinical aspects of hypertension. He has lectured extensively and contributed over 500 papers to the medical literature. The ninth edition of his textbook, Kaplan’s Clinical Hypertension, was published in 2006. He was a member of the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth Joint National Committees on Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure. He has been made a Master of the American College of Physicians, given the Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Heart Association’s Council for High Blood Pressure Research, and received the Stevo Julius Award for Leadership in Medical Communication presented by the International Society of Hypertension. He served on the Executive Committees of the American Society of Hypertension and the AHA Council for High Blood Pressure Research. He is involved as either editor or reviewer with most of the journals which publish papers in the hypertension arena.Michael A. Weber, MD-Professor and Associate Dean, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, New York

The World’s Leading Experts Provide all the ‘Essentials’ Needed to Manage Patients in the Office, on the Ward, and in the Intensive Care Unit.

Hypertension affects hundreds of millions of individuals worldwide, including 60% of those over the age of 60. Proper treatment reduces by 30% the incidence and fatality from coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, and kidney disease. Hypertension Essentials 2010 is a current, concise, and practical step-by-step guide to the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of hypertension. More than 50 clinical trials, common management pitfalls, and cardiovascular risk reduction measures are also described.


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Tarascon Pediatric Outpatient Pocketbook

Stephanie L. D’Augustine, MD, FAAP-Private Practice, Ventura, CaliforniaAdditional Titles by this AuthorTarascon Pediatric Inpatient PocketbookISBN-13: 9781449636388

Completed revised and updated for 2011, the Tarascon Pediatric Outpatient Pocketbook, Second Edition is the essential quick clinical reference for the busy outpatient pediatrician, family physician, or student/resident on a pediatric clinic rotation.

This pocket guide includes the latest and most authoritative clinical practice guidelines and is packed with easy-to-understand algorithms, tables, charts, and lists. Covering newborns through adolescents, the meticulously referenced Tarascon Pediatric Outpatient Pocketbook, Second Edition puts the most important but hardest-to-remember facts, treatment options, prognoses and other critical information at your fingertips.
Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.



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Tarascon Pediatric Psychiatrica

Josiane Cobert, MD, FACFE-Trinitas Regional Medical Center, New JerseyJosiane Cobert, MD has been head of inpatient and outpatient day child psychiatry at the Trinitas Regional Medical Center in New Jersey for over 20 years dealing with the entire spectrum of children with psychiatric problems.  She has worked in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.  Dr. Cobert was born in Paris, France and received her training at the Universities of Caen and Rouen.  She worked in France for a decade in private practice as a general practitioner/obstetrician-gynecologist.  She came to the United States in 1981 where she trained in adult and child psychiatry at the Cornell/North Shore University Medical Center in New York.  She is board certified in Adult and Child Psychiatry.  She is a fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners and a member of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.Additional Titles by this AuthorTarascon Adult PsychiatricaISBN-13: 9780763776398100 Questions & Answers About Your Child’s ObesityISBN-13: 9780763778323100 Questions & Answers About Your Child’s SchizophreniaISBN-13: 9780763778088

In an easy-to-read, larger Deluxe format, the Tarascon Pediatric Psychiatrica is filled with tables and charts, providing facts and treatment options for common psychological disorders from infancy to adolescence.

This must-have clinical resource includes vital information on infant, child and adolescent disorder classification and treatment, epidemiology and biostatistics, human development, diagnostic evaluation, psychopharmacology, management of psychiatric medical emergencies and more.

The Tarascon Pediatric Psychiatrica is the ultimate portable reference for the busy psychiatrist, psychologist, primary care physician or other health care professionals in the field of pediatric psychiatry.


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Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects: Clinical Ocular Toxicology

by Frederick T. Fraunfelder, Frederick W. Fraunfelder Jr., Wiley A. Chambers

Ideal for ophthalmologists, optometrists and busy clinicians, Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects provides the clinically relevant information you need to diagnose and manage chemical and drug-related ocular problems. An easily accessible format, meticulous revisions and comprehensive coverage of all drugs’ generic and trade names, primary uses, ocular and systemic side effects, and clinical significance make this best-selling resource the ideal reference for quick, on-the-spot consultation.

Manage any challenge in ocular toxicology with extensive coverage of principles of therapy; ocular drug delivery; methods to evaluate drug-induced visual side effects; and the role of electrophysiology and psychophysics. Benefit from the masterful guidance and global perspective of world authorities in the field who provide need-to-know information on all aspects of ocular toxicology-all in one concise reference. Confer with the WHO classification system to determine whether a particular side effect is certain, probable, or likely to occur. Zero in on the key information you need to knowwith highly templated, concise chapters.Apply the latest knowledge and treatmentsfor newly recognized Adverse Drug Reactions (ADR). Identify which ADR’s are clinically relevant and what to do about them. Experience clinical scenarios with vivid clarity through a wealth of new and updated clinical photographs that provide unmatched, visual diagnostic guidance. Recognize and avoid drug-induced ocular side effects with data from the National Registry of Drug Induced Ocular Side-Effects (Casey Eye Institute, Portland, OR) and the World Health Organization (Uppsala, Sweden). Stay up to date and provide state-of-the-art care with the latest information on approved medications. Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult.


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