Advanced Techniques in Image-Guided Brain and Spine Surgery

As minimally invasive surgery becomes the standard of care in neurosurgery, it is imperative that surgeons become skilled in the use of image-guided techniques. This outstanding new book provides an in-depth analysis of current and developing applications in this rapidly growing field. A highly acclaimed team of authors share their experience with this exciting technology, outlining benefits and limitations of each technique. The boo...

Grading and Staging in Gastroenterology

Staging and grading are indispensable in reaching an adequate diagnosis, to determine disease severity, to choose an appropriate therapy, and to assure the best patient care and quality of life, but up to now no one source in gastroenterology has existed. Gastroenterologists, gastrointestinal surgeons, and fellows-in-training in gastroenterology will therefore immediately recognize the practical value of Grading and Staging in Gastro...

Microsystems Acupuncture

In the last fifty years, microsystem acupuncture has emerged as a safe and effective therapeutic option for a wide range of conditions, from cardiovascular and neurological disorders to obesity and nicotine dependence. Its worldwide acceptance is largely due to the ability of microsystem acupuncture to provide access for treatment, even in the event of extreme local sensitivity to pain.   This book is a comprehensive overview of...

The Cervical Spine Surgery Atlas

Prepared by the Cervical Spine Research Society, this comprehensive surgical atlas demonstrates the full range of operative techniques for treating cervical spine disorders. Internationally renowned experts provide thoroughly illustrated step-by-step instructions on patient preparation, approaches to the cervical spine, and all current decompression, graft, fixation, and stereotactic techniques. The consistent chapter organization al...

Care of the Cancer Patient: A Quick Reference Guide

This work includes a foreword by Elizabeth Rogerson. Head of Education and Development, International Virtual Nursing School Head, Distance Learning Centre (Nursing and Palliative Care), University of Dundee. It considers all the patient's symptoms and all the information available to us, then assesses the symptoms, signs and information given, using this to choose the appropriate remedies for the problem, and extra information will ...

Gesundheits- und Krankheitslehre für die Altenpflege, 4. Auflage

Dieses Buch beantwortet Ihnen alle Fragen zur Gesundheits- und Krankheitslehre beim alten Menschen: klar und verständlich, ohne unnötiges Detailwissen. Erfahren Sie alles Wissenswerte über - Anatomie und Physiologie der Organsysteme - die wichtigsten Erkrankungen im Alter - Infektionslehre - Arzneimittellehre - Schmerztherapie - Ernährungslehre und Ernährungsmedizin im Alter - Prävention, Rehabilitation und Palliation Profitieren Sie...

Allergy in ENT Practice: The Basic Guide, 2 edition

The foremost guide to diagnosing, testing, and treating all major ENT allergies by Drs. King, Mabry, Mabry, Gordon and Marple is back in a completely updated second edition. Combining practical management strategies with the latest advances, here is the complete how-to resource for health professionals who treat ear, nose, and throat allergies. It covers everything from testing methods and pharmacotherapy, to food allergies, allergic...

Endoscopic Ultrasound: An Introductory Manual and Atlas

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is now considered one of the most essential and cost-effective techniques in the assessment of a wide range of gastrointestinal diseases. A remarkably versatile, minimally invasive procedure, it also calls for a high level of anatomic knowledge and technical prowess. This lavishly illustrated volume – a textbook and atlas in one – offers medical professionals the most comprehensive overview of EUS availabl...

The COST Manual of Laboratory Animal Care and Use

Judge Your Practices Against This Benchmark Manual COST Action B-24 established four working groups to research and discuss issues relevant to laboratory animal science. These included the housing of animals, environmental needs, refinement of procedures, genetically modified animals, and cost-benefit analysis. Based on the groups’ findings, The COST Manual of Laboratory Animal Care and Use: Refinement, Reduction, and Research provid...

Atlas of Neural Therapy With Local Anesthetics, 2 edition

This is the revised and updated version of the classic text on Neural Therapy available in English. This atlas, with its outstanding color photographs, gives the physician who uses Neural Therapy a clear picture of the different injections and Neural Therapy techniques. The text is succinct and limited to the most essential details in indications, materials and technique. It describes the point of insertion, the direction of the need...