Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2014 Disease Edition

Mark A. Davis, MD, MS-Director, Institute for Emergency Medicine and Health, Boston, Massachusetts, Attending Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Based on the Tarascon line of acclaimed Pharmacopoeia drug guides, the Tarascon Pharmacopoeia 2014 Disease Edition contains much of the same award-winning content, but drugs are organized by disease, and within each disease drusg are listed alphabetically.

Features:
• Drug indications are underlined for faster review of vital information
• Added tables for quick reference and ease of use
• FDA-approved dosing

The Tarascon Pharmacopoeia 2014 Disease Edition is an essential resource for all medical students, resident physicians, internists, nurses, and other point of care providers. Just as with all other versions of the Tarascon Pharmacopoeia, the Disease Edition is meticulously peer-reviewed by experts.

 

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Jefferson Heart Institute Handbook of Cardiology

Paul J. Mather (Editor), MD-Professor of Medicine, Director, Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Center,Jefferson Heart Institute, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson UniversityPaul J. Mather, M.D. is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at Jefferson Medical College. He is the Director of the Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Center at the Jefferson Heart Institute. Dr. Mather received his undergraduate degree at University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He trained in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Temple University Hospital.
Dr. Mather has worked in several areas of research within the fields of Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplantation, and Echocardiography. His major research interests are in left ventricular remolding, RV function in the setting of pulmonary hypertension, and mechanical assist devices. Dr. Mather is a member of the American College of Cardiology and The International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation and The Heart Failure Society of America as well as the Scientific Sessions Program Co-Chair for the 2010 Meeting of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Mather has won multiple teaching awards at Temple University School of Medicine and Jefferson Medical College. He has authored many articles and reviews and has served on the editorial boards of multiple medical journals.

The Jefferson Heart Institute Handbook of Cardiology offers a comprehensive, easily navigable guide to cardiac disorders and their treatment for residents, general internists and practicing cardiologists.  This important compendium covers everything from arrhythmias to hemodynamics, fully preparing physicians to assess their cardiac patients at the point of care. Several chapters are devoted to reviewing methodologies and uses of the most up-to-date imaging technology such as echocardiography and CT/MR.

As the U.S. population ages, physicians of all stripes will need to become increasingly familiar with cardiac disorders in general and heart failure in particular. The Jefferson Heart Institute Handbook of Cardiology stands out as the authoritative text designed to address this need, packaged in the most concise, readily accessible format available.

Key Features:

Expert treatment recommendations for a range of cardiac disorders Detailed guidance on cardiac imaging, including indications and methodologies Clinical chapters on patient prevention and disease management Trusted information from the renowned Jefferson Heart Institute

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Essentials of Global Community Health

Jaime Gofin, MD, MPH-Professorial Lecturer Prevention and Community Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University, Washington D.C. 

Jaime Gofin,

 

 

born in Uruguay, got his MD from the Universidad de la República of Uruguay and his MPH from the Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine in Jerusalem, Israel. He is a public health expert in community health and epidemiology.

Dr.Gofin is a professor of the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

During 1975–2003, Professor Gofin was a member of the Department of Social Medicine of the Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine in Jerusalem, academic director of the MPH Program, director of the Hadassah Community Health Center and director of the COPC Teaching Programs.He co-directed the 1-year International Certificate Distance Learning Program on COPC (a joint program of the George Washington University and the Jerusalem School). Professor Jaime Gofin has developed COPC capacity programs in Portugal; Spain; Turkey; United Kingdom; Washington, DC; Argentina; Costa Rica; Ecuador; Uruguay; South Africa; and Vietnam. He is a consultant and advisor for international organizations, academic institutions, and governments, including the PAHO/WHO; the Catalonian Health Department; the Medical School of the Universided de la República in Montevideo; and the Ministry of Health of Uruguay.He is a founding member of the COPC Working Group of the Catalan Society of Family and Community Medicine in Catalonia. He is also the chairman of the task force on Integrating Medicine and Public Health of The Network: Towards Unity for Health. Dr. Gofin has delivered lectures on COPC at International Health Organizations and published articles about the practice, teaching and evaluation of COPC.

Professor Jaime Gofin was the recipient of the 2007 Gordon Wyon Award of the International Health Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) for his “outstanding leadership and contribution to Community-Oriented Primary Health Care.”Rosa Gofin, MD, MPH-Associate Professor of Social Medicine, Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel, Professor, Department of Health Promotion, Social, and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 

Rosa Gofin,

 

 

born in Uruguay, got her MD from the Universidad de la República of Uruguay and her MPH from the Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine in Jerusalem, Israel. She is an expert in public health in the areas of mother and child health, community health, and epidemiology.

She is an associate professor of social medicine in the Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, where she was in charge of the Mother and Child Health Unit, and the MCH clinic at the Hadassah Community Health Center. She is a professor in the College of Public Health of the University of Nebraska  Medical Center in Omaha, NE.

Professor Rosa Gofin has published on the subjects of community program development and evaluation, mainly in the areas of mother and child health care, the conceptual frameworks of community health and its teaching, the evaluation of health services, and injury and violence in childhood and adolescence.

Professor Rosa Gofin has extensive international experience in service, capacity building, and research on communityoriented primary care (COPC) and mother and child health. She has served as a consultant for international organizations, governments, and academic institutions in the development of school health services and strategic planning for injury control and in the development of curricula related to primary care in schools of medicine and family medicine residency programs.

Instructor Resources: Instructor’s Manual, TestBank, PowerPoints
Student Resources: Companion Website with Interactive Glossary, Flashcards, WebLinks, Crosswords, Matching Questions

Essentials of Global Community Health offers current and future clinicians, public health professionals, and administrators a comprehensive resource on providing community-oriented health care.

This essential reference delves into the individual, family, social, and global determinants that shape a community’s health. Combining theory with practical application, Essentials of Global Community Health provides step-by-step guidance on interventions that promote health and prevent disease at the community level.

With 16 structured case studies that span the globe—from Cambodia and Chad, to Moldova, Israel, Spain, and others—Essentials of Global Community Health explains and illustrates how principles of Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC) and Community-Oriented Public Health (COPH) work in diverse settings worldwide.

Jaime and Rosa Gofin bring 40 years of academic and field experience to bear in this text by offering a complete framework for putting community health into practice.

Essentials of Global Community Health features

• A step-by-step framework for integrating individual care and public health
• A comprehensive resource on COPC and COPH
• Illustrative examples and summary tables, plus study and review questions to reinforce concepts
• A complete package of instructor and interactive student resources available online.

Looking for more real-life evidence? Check out Cases 3, 7, 13, 17, & 20 in Essential Case Studies in Public Health, Putting Public Health into Practice.

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Orthopaedic Surgery: Prepare for the MRCS: Key articles from the Surgery Journal Retail PDF

by William E. G. Thomas

For over 30 years Surgery has been at the forefront of providing high quality articles, written by experienced authorities and designed for candidates sitting the Intercollegiate surgery examinations. The journal covers the whole of the surgical syllabus as represented by the Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum. Each topic is covered in a rolling programme of updates thus ensuring contemporaneous coverage of the core curriculum.

For the first time the articles on orthopaedic surgery are now available in ebook format. This collection of over 40 articles will be ideal for revision for the Intercollegiate MRCS examination as well as a useful update for all seeking to keep abreast with the latest advances in this particular branch of surgery.

All the articles are written to correspond with the Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum.

These high-calibre and concise articles are designed to help you pass the MRCS examinations.

The ebook contains both basic scientific and clinical articles.

Also includes both related MCQ and extended matching questions to test your understanding of the contents.

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