Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library Acquisitions during April 2018

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MRI : the basics
Hashemi, Ray H., author
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2018]
Matthews Fuller RC78.7.N83 H44 2018

Incorporating weight management and physical activity throughout the cancer care continuum : proceedings of a workshop
Erin Balogh, Margie Patlak, and Sharyl J. Nass, rapporteurs ; National Cancer Policy Forum, Board on Health Care Services, Health and Medicine Division, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2018]
Overview of the workshop. Terminology and concepts discussed at the workshop -- Evidence base for the impact of body weight and physical activity on cancer survivors. Body weight and cancer -- Physical activity and cancer -- Interventions for weight management and physical activity in cancer survivors. Fatigue and quality of life -- Morbidities associated with cancer and cancer treatment -- Chronic disease prevention in cancer survivors -- Effects on cancer treatment tolerability and adherence -- Ongoing studies designed to evaluate weight management and physical activity interventions on cancer outcomes -- Interventions for weight management and physical activity in other populations -- Evidence gaps -- Applying the evidence base to patient care. Examples of intervention components -- Optimal timing of diet and exercise interventions -- Patient screening, assessment, triage, and referral -- Delivery methods -- Promotion of healthy behaviors -- Tailoring interventions to special populations -- Racially and ethnically diverse populations -- Children and older adults -- Rural populations -- Examples of challenges in implementing lifestyle interventions. Clinician factors -- Patient-centered terminology for people with obesity -- Patient factors -- Capacity and infrastructure -- Potential opportunities to improve lifestyle interventions for cancer survivors. Integrating clinical and community-based programs and resources -- Increasing patient awareness -- Insurance coverage for lifestyle interventions -- Clinician education, resources, and standards -- Clinician referral resources -- Collaborations and partnerships -- Improving research -- National research networks and resources -- Developing biomarkers -- Improving measures and endpoints -- Data on economic outcomes and implementation -- Increasing diversity -- Developing more pragmatic and patient-centered trials -- Wrap-up -- References -- Appendices. Statement of task -- Workshop agenda.

"The National Cancer Policy Forum of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a public workshop, Incorporating Weight Management and Physical Activity Throughout the Cancer Care Continuum, on February 13 and 14, 2017, in Washington, DC. The purpose of this workshop was to highlight the current evidence base, gaps in knowledge, and research needs on the associations among obesity, physical activity, weight management, and health outcomes for cancer survivors, as well as to examine the effectiveness of interventions for promoting physical activity and weight management among people living with or beyond cancer. Workshop sessions also reviewed the opportunities and challenges for providing weight management and physical activity interventions to cancer survivors. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop."--Publisher's website
Matthews Fuller RC270.8 .I53 2018

Communicating across cultures and languages in the health care setting : voices of care
Penn, Claire, author
London : Palgrave Macmillan , [2018]
This book offers a novel approach to understanding the complexities of communication in culturally and linguistically diverse health care contexts. It marks the culmination of two decades of research in South Africa, a context that has obvious application in a wider international climate given current globalization and migration trends. The authors draw from a large body of evidence based across different sites and illnesses, scrutinising both the language dynamics of intercultural health interactions and the perceptions and narratives of multiple participants. Including a range of theoretical, methodological and empirical considerations, the volume sheds light upon qualitative research methods and their application in the intercultural context. This book will be a valuable resource for health professionals, medical educators and language practitioners as well as students and scholars of discourse analysis and the medical humanities.
Matthews Fuller R118.2 .P45 2018

Pediatric radiology : practical imaging evaluation of infants and children
editor, Edward Y. Lee ; associate editors, Winnie C. Chu, Jonathan R. Dillman, Andrea S. Doria, Ricardo Restrepo, Sara O. Vargas
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2018]
Skull / Edward Yang and Tina Young Poussaint -- Brain / Sanjay P. Prabhu, Savvas Andronikou, Sara O. Vargas, and Richard L. Robertson, Jr -- Head and neck / Amy F. Juliano, Sara O. Vargas, and Caroline D. Robson -- Spinal cord / Ben Haverkamp, Peter Winningham, Winnie Chu, Lisa H. Lowe, and Paul G. Thacker -- Vertebral column / Esperanza Pacheco-Jacome, Kevin Moore, Sara O. Vargas, and L. Santiago Medina -- Lung / Benard Laya, Behrang Amini, Evan J. Zucker, Tracy Kilborn, K.M. Das, and Edward Y. Lee -- Pleura / Rama S. Ayyala and Edward Y. Lee -- Airway / Evan J. Zucker, Supika Kritsanepaiboon, Omolola M. Atalabi, Ricardo Restrepo, and Edward Y. Lee -- Heart / Lorna P. Browne, Edward Y. Lee, Oleksandr Kondrachuk, Marielle V. Fortier, Zhu Ming, and Cynthia K. Rigsby -- Great vessels / Monica Epelman, Pilar Garcia-Pena, Eric Chong, Magdalena Gormsen, and Edward Y. Lee -- Mediastinum / Paul G. Thacker, Ricardo Restrepo, and Edward Y. Lee -- Chest wall / Dawn R. Engelkemier, Peter Kruk, John Naheedy, Fred Avni, Yeun-Chung Ray Chang, and Edward Y. Lee -- Diaphragm / Mark C. Liszewski, Pedro Daltro, Celia Ferrari, Gloria Soto, Fred Avni, and Edward Y. Lee -- Liver, bile ducts, and gallbladder / Andrew T. Trout, Daniel B. Wallihan, Alexander J. Towbin, and Daniel J. Podberesky -- Pancreas, adrenal glands, and spleen -- Ethan a. smith, jonathan r. dillman, and peter j. strouse -- Gastrointestinal tract / Sudha A. Anupindi, Andria Powers, Suma Chandra, Jonathan R. Dillman, Michael S. Gee, and Asef Khwaja -- Kidneys and urinary tract / Jonathan R. Dillman and Kassa Darge -- Male genital tract / Andrew Phelps, Jesse Courter, Peter Marcovici, Sara O. Vargas, and John MacKenzie -- Female genital tract / Sharon W. Gould, Sabah Servaes, Edward Y. Lee, Jose Lipsich, Victor M. Terrazas Loya, and Monica S. Epelman -- Abdominal wall, mesentery, peritoneum, and vessels / Michael S. Gee, Rahul A. Sheth, Salwa Haidar, Dilip Sankhla, and Edward Y. Lee -- Normal growth and development/congenital disorders / Victor Ho-Fung, Adji Saptogino, Timothy Cain, Selim Doganay, and Diego Jaramillo -- Infection/inflammation / Clara Ortiz-Neira, Jennifer Stimec, Marcia Torre Moreira, and Andrea S. Doria -- Neoplasms / Hye-Kyung Yoon, Jung-Eun Cheon, and Hee Kyung Kim -- Trauma / Mark Bittman, Jeannette M. Per├ęz-Rossello, Donald A. Tracy, Abdu Shabani, and Edward Y. Lee -- Endocrine, metabolic, and arthropathies / Ricardo Restrepo, Edward Y. Lee, Paul Babyn, and Andrea S. Doria.
Matthews Fuller RJ51.R3 P43 2018

Civetta, Taylor, & Kirby's critical care
edited by A. Joseph Layon, Andrea Gabrielli, Mihae Yu, Kenneth E. Wood
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2018]
"Covering every problem encountered in today's intensive care unit, this leading critical care textbook presents the knowledge and expertise of more than 350 global experts in this fast-changing field. Beginning with the social aspects of medicine, it then discusses monitoring and organ system pathobiology followed by specific diseases states/syndromes. Each chapter begins with immediate concerns and proceeds to broader-based discussions of relevant pathophysiologic and clinical issues. KEY FEATURES: Features new chapters on Critical Care Implications in Acute Care Surgery, The Obstetric Patient, and Brain Death and Management of the Potential Organ Donor; all chapters thoroughly revised including up-to-date discussions of what happens after the patient leaves the ICU. Covers surgical critical care more thoroughly than any other text. Includes expert coverage of pharmacology, nutrition, toxicology and the environment, disaster management, point-of-care testing, bedside ultrasound, surgical infections, and much more. Presents information in a reader-friendly manner, streamlining the print text to focus on the material most important for bedside care in the ICU. Expertly edited by leaders in every area of critical care: Dr. Mihae Yu (surgery), Dr. A. Joseph Layon (internal medicine), and Drs. Layon and Andrea Gabrielli (anesthesiology), who are joined in this edition by Dr. Kenneth Wood (internal medicine). Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time -- providing a seamless reading experience online or offline. Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design. The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click"--Provided by publisher.
Matthews Fuller RC86.8 .C58 2018

Handbook of otolaryngology : head and neck surgery
edited by David Goldenberg, Bradley J. Goldstein
New York : Thieme, [2018]
Matthews Fuller RF56 .H36 2018

Understanding patient safety
Wachter, Robert M., author
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2018]
The nature and frequency of medical errors and adverse events -- Basic principles of patient safety -- Safety, quality, and value -- Medication errors -- Surgical errors -- Diagnostic errors -- Human factors and errors at the person-machine interface -- Transition and handoff errors -- Teamwork and communication errors -- Healthcare-associated infections -- Other complications of healthcare -- Patient safety in the ambulatory setting -- Information technology -- Reporting systems, root cause analysis, and other methods of understanding safety issues -- Creating a culture of safety -- Workforce issues -- Education and training issues -- The malpractice system -- Accountability -- Accreditation and regulations -- The role of patients -- Organizing a safety program.
Matthews Fuller R729.8 .W335 2018

Black LGBT health in the United States : the intersection of race, gender, and sexual orientation
edited by Lourdes D. Follins and Jonathan M. Lassiter
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2017
"Black LGBT Health in the United States: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation focuses on the mental, physical, and spiritual aspects of health, and considers both risk and resiliency factors for the Black LGBT population. Contributors to this collection intimately understand the associations between health and intersectional anti-Black racism, heterosexism, homonegativity, biphobia, transphobia, and social class. This collection fills a gap in current scholarship by providing information about an array of health issues like cancer, juvenile incarceration, and depression that affect all subpopulations of Black LGBT people, especially Black bisexual-identified women, Black bisexual-identified men, and Black transgender men. This book is recommended for readers interested in psychology, health, gender studies, race studies, social work, and sociology"--
Matthews Fuller RA564.9.S49 B53 2017

50 studies every surgeon should know
edited by SreyRam Kuy, Rachel J. Kwon, Miguel Burch
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Matthews Fuller RD32 .A15 2018

Textbook of cancer epidemiology
edited by Hans-Olov Adami, David J. Hunter, Pagona Lagiou, Lorelei Mucci ; with an introductory chapter by Brian MacMahon
Oxford ; Oxford University Press, [2018]
"Amid sweeping advances in the science and treatment of cancer, the Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology offers students and professionals a definitive, systematic resource for understanding the factors affecting all types of human cancer. This fully updated new edition offers an overview of epidemiology's key concepts and methods as they relate to cancer (including the merging potential of biomarkers) as well as site-specific chapters on individual cancers' natural history, pathology, descriptive epidemiology, and etiology. Taken together, these chapters forge connections between established science and the ongoing evolution of this dynamic field" -- Back cover.
Matthews Fuller RA645.C3 T485 2018

Health communication : from theory to practice
Schiavo, Renata, author
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2014]
INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH COMMUNICATION -- What is health communication? -- Current health communication theories and issues -- Culture and other influences on conceptions of health and illness.

"Now in its second edition, Health Communication: From Theory to Practice provides a comprehensive introduction to theory, intervention design, current issues, and special topics in health communication. The book also represents a hands-on guide to program development, implementation, and evaluation. This second edition further emphasizes the importance of a people-centered and participatory approach to health communication interventions, which takes into account key social determinants of health as well as the interconnection of various health and social fields. While maintaining a strong focus on the importance of behavioral, social, and organizational results as key outcomes of health communication interventions, this second edition also includes new or updated information, theoretical models, resources, and case studies on health equity, urban health, new media, emergency and risk communication, strategic partnerships in health communication, policy communication and public advocacy, cultural competence, health literacy, and the evaluation of health communication interventions"--
Matthews Fuller R118 .S33 2014

Pharmacotherapy : a pathophysiologic approach
editors, Joseph T. DiPiro, Robert L. Talbert, Gary C. Yee, Gary R. Matzke, Barbara G. Wells, L. Michael Posey ; associate editors, Vicki L. Ellingrod, Stuart T. Haines, Thomas D. Nolin
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2017]
Section 1: Foundation Issues -- Chapter e1: Health Literacy and Medication Use -- Chapter e2: Cultural Competency -- Chapter e3: Medication Safety Principles and Practices -- Chapter e4: Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics -- Chapter e5: Pharmacogenetics -- Chapter e6: Pediatrics -- Chapter e7: Geriatrics -- Chapter e8: Palliative Care -- Chapter e9: Clinical Toxicology -- Chapter e10: Clinical Management of Potential Bioterrorism-related Conditions -- Section 2: Cardiovascular Disorders -- Chapter e11: Cardiovascular Testing -- Chapter 12: Cardiac Arrest -- Chapter 13: Hypertension -- Chapter 14: Chronic Heart Failure -- Chapter 15: Acute Decompensated Heart Failure -- Chapter 16: Stable Ischemic Heart Disease -- Chapter 17: Acute Coronary Syndromes -- Chapter 18: The Arrhythmias -- Chapter 19: Venous Thromboembolism -- Chapter 20: Stroke -- Chapter 21: Dyslipidemia -- Chapter e22: Peripheral Arterial Disease -- Chapter 23: Use of Vasopressors and Inotropes in the Pharmacotherapy of Shock -- Chapter 24: Hypovolemic Shock -- Chapter e25: Introduction to Pulmonary Function Testing -- Section 3: Respiratory Disorders -- Chapter 26: Asthma -- Chapter 27: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease -- Chapter 28: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension -- Chapter 29: Cystic Fibrosis -- Chapter e30: Drug-Induced Pulmonary Diseases -- Section 4: Gastrointestinal Disorders -- Chapter e31: Evaluation of the Gastrointestinal Tract -- Chapter 32: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease -- Chapter 33: Peptic Ulcer Disease and Related Disorders -- Chapter 34: Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Chapter 35: Nausea and Vomiting -- Chapter 36: Diarrhea, Constipation, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome -- Chapter 37: Portal Hypertension and Cirrhosis -- Chapter e38: Drug-Induced Liver Disease -- Chapter 39: Pancreatitis -- Chapter 40: Viral Hepatitis -- Chapter 41: Celiac Disease -- Section 5: Renal Disorders -- Chapter e42: Evaluation of Kidney Function -- Chapter 43: Acute Kidney Injury -- Chapter 44: Chronic Kidney Disease -- Chapter 45: Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis -- Chapter 46: Drug-Induced Kidney Disease -- Chapter 47: Glomerulonephritis -- Chapter 48: Drug Therapy Individualization for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease -- Chapter 49: Disorders of Sodium and Water Homeostasis -- Chapter 50: Disorders of Calcium and Phosphorus Homeostasis -- Chapter 51: Disorders of Potassium and Magnesium Homeostasis -- Chapter 52: Acid-Base Disorders -- Section 6: Neurologic Disorders -- Chapter e53: Evaluation of Neurologic Illness -- Chapter 54: Alzheimer Disease -- Chapter 55: Multiple Sclerosis -- Chapter 56: Epilepsy -- Chapter 57: Status Epilepticus -- Chapter 58: Acute Management of the Brain Injury Patient -- Chapter 59: Parkinson Disease -- Chapter 60: Pain Management -- Chapter 61: Headache Disorders -- Section 7: Psychiatric Disorders -- Chapter e62: Assessment of Psychiatric Disorders -- Chapter 63: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder -- Chapter 64: Eating Disorders -- Chapter 65: Substance-Related Disorders I: Overview and Depressants, Stimulants, and Hallucinogens -- Chapter 66: Substance-Related Disorders II: Alcohol, Nicotine, and Caffeine -- Chapter 67: Schizophrenia -- Chapter 68: Major Depressive Disorder -- Chapter 69: Bipolar Disorder -- Chapter 70: Anxiety Disorders: Generalized Anxiety, Panic, and Social Anxiety Disorders.
Matthews Fuller RM263 .P56 2017

Pediatric arrhythmias and EKGs for the health care provider
Prater, Kathleen J., author
New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, LLC, [2017]
EKG machine -- Produce quality tracings -- Technique -- Fundamentals -- Arrhythmias associated with specific medical conditions or drugs -- Normal to advanced rhythms -- Pediatric standards -- Normal to advanced EKGs and interpretations -- Review worksheets and questions -- Answers.
Matthews Fuller RJ426.A7 P73 2017

Ageing : a very short introduction
Pachana, Nancy A., author
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016
Ageing, a brief history -- Physical and biological aspects of ageing -- The psychology of ageing -- Social and interpersonal aspects of ageing -- Positive and successful ageing -- Reflections on ageing and future directions.

"Nancy A. Pachana looks at the science of ageing, covering the positive aspects of ageing as well as diseases associated with later life. She considers new ways to afford older people a high quality of life, including ways to optimize healthy ageing and technological contributions to well-being: and she examines how ageing has been viewed by different societies, from the ancient world to modern times."--Provided by publisher.
Matthews Full Consumer He QP86 .P25 2016

HIV and AIDS : a very short introduction
Whiteside, Alan, author
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016
The emergence and state of the HIV and AIDS epidemic -- How HIV and AIDS work and scientific responses -- What shapes epidemics? -- Illness, death, and the demographic impact -- Production and people -- Development, numbers, and politics -- Treatment and prevention dilemmas -- Funding the epidemic -- Big issues and major challenges.

In 2008 it was believed that HIV/AIDS was without doubt the worst epidemic to hit humankind since the Black Death. The first case was identified in 1981; by 2004 it was estimated that about 40 million people were living with the disease, and about 20 million had died. Yet the outlook today is a little brighter. Although HIV/ AIDS continues to be a pressing public health issue the epidemic has stabilised globally, and it has become evident it is not, nor will it be, a global issue. The worst affected regions are southern and eastern Africa. Elsewhere, HIV is found in specific, usually, marginalised populations, for example intravenous drug users in Russia. Although there still remains no cure for HIV, there have been unprecedented breakthroughs in understanding the disease and developing drugs. Access to treatment over the last ten years has turned AIDS into a chronic disease, although it is still a challenge to make antiviral treatment available to all that require it. We also have new evidence that treatment greatly reduces infectivity, and this has led to the movement of 'Treatment as Prevention'. In this Very Short Introduction Alan Whiteside provides an introduction to AIDS, tackling the science, the international and local politics, the demographics, and the devastating consequences of the disease. He looks at the problems a developing international 'AIDS fatigue' poses to funding for sufferers, but also shows how domestic resources are increasingly being mobilised, despite the stabilisation of international funding. Finally Whiteside considers how the need to understand and change our behaviour has caused us to reassess what it means to be human and how we should operate in the globalizing world. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable -- Provided by publisher.
Matthews Full Consumer He RA643.8 .W483 2016

Quantitative methods for health research : a practical interactive guide to epidemiology and statistics
Bruce, Nigel, 1955- author
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2018
Philosophy of science and introduction to epidemiology -- Routine data sources and descriptive epidemiology -- Standardisation -- Surveys -- Cohort studies -- Case-control studies -- Intervention studies -- Life tables, survival analysis and cox regression -- Systematic reviews and meta-analysis -- Prevention strategies and evaluation of screening -- Probability distributions, hypothesis testing and Bayesian methods.

"This comprehensive text, which has been extensively revised with new material and additional topics, utilizes a practical slant to introduce health professionals and students to epidemiology, biostatistics, and research methodology. It draws examples from a wide range of topics, covering all of the main contemporary health research methods, including survival analysis, Cox regression, and systematic reviews and meta-analysis -- the explanation of which go beyond introductory concepts. This second edition of Quantitative Methods for Health Research: A Practical Interactive Guide to Epidemiology and Statistics also helps develop critical skills that will prepare students to move on to more advanced and specialized methods"--Back cover.
Matthews Fuller RA652.4 .B78 2018

Psoriasis
edited by M. Alan Menter, Caitriona Ryan
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2017]
Matthews Fuller RL321 .P767 2017

Pancreatitis : medical and surgical management
edited by David B. Adams, Peter B. Cotton, Nicholas J. Zyromski, John Windsor
Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley Blackwell, 2017
Matthews Fuller RC858.P35 P35 2017

Handbook of diagnosis and treatment of DSM-5 personality disorders : assessment, case conceptualization, and treatment
Sperry, Len, author
New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016
Diagnosis and treatment of personality disorders today -- Case conceptualization and the effective treatment of personality disorders -- Antisocial personality disorder -- Avoidant personality disorder -- Borderline personality disorder -- Dependent personality disorder -- Histrionic personality disorder -- Narcissistic personality disorder -- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder -- Paranoid personality disorder -- Schizoid personality disorder -- Schizotypal personality disorder.
Matthews Fuller RC554 .S68 2016

Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis : from epidemiology and immunobiology to a rational diagnostic and therapeutic approach
Daniel C. Baumgart, editor
Cham : Springer, [2017]
Matthews Fuller RC862.E52 C76 2017

Breast imaging companion
Cardenosa, Gilda, author
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2017]
Screening mammography -- Diagnostic mammography and problem solving -- Breast ultrasound -- Magnetic resonance imaging of the breast -- Skin -- Nipple-areolar complex -- Major subareolar ducts -- Terminal ducts -- Lobules -- Stroma -- The altered breast -- The breast in men -- Interventional procedures.
Matthews Fuller RC280.B8 C366 2017

Simulation scenarios for nursing educators : making it real
Suzanne Hetzel Campbell, Karen M. Daley, editors
New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, LLC, [2018]
Matthews Fuller RT73 .S515 2018

Depression : a very short introduction
Tacchi, Mary Jane, author
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017
A very short history of melancholia -- The modern era: diagnosis and classification od depression -- Who is at risk of depression? -- Models of depression -- The evolution of treatments -- Current controversies, future directions -- Depression in modern society.

What is depression? What is bipolar disorder? How are they diagnosed and how are they treated? Can a small child be diagnosed with depression and treated with antidepressants - and should they be? Covering depression, manic depression, and bipolar disorder, this Very Short Introduction gives a brief account of the history of these concepts, before focussing on the descriptions and understanding of these disorders today. Jan Scott and Mary Jane Tacchi look at the introduction of modern treatments for people suffering from depression, recounting the stories behind the development and introduction of antidepressants and mood stabilizers. They examine the symptoms and signs of the different disorders, as well as the association between physical disorders and depression. Exploring the importance of depression and bipolar disorder in society, they also look at the link between creativity and mood disorders. Scott and Tacchi conclude by discussing treatments and the future for those with depression. The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
Matthews Full Consumer He RC537 .T33 2017

Atlas of medical renal pathology
Bonsib, Stephen M., author
New York : Springer, [2013]
Matthews Fuller RC903 .B66 2013

Explain Pain
Butler, David S. 1956-
Adelaide, Australia : Noigroup Publications, 2013
All pain is real. And for many people it is a debilitating part of everyday life. It is now known that understanding more about why things hurt can actually help people to overcome their pain. Recent advances in fields such as neurophysiology, brain imaging, immunology, psychology and cellular biology have provided an explanatory platform from which to explore pain. This book discusses how pain responses are produced by the brain; how responses to injury from the autonomic motor and immune systems in your body contribute to pain, and why pain can persist after tissues have had plenty of time to heal. This book also aims to give clinicians and people in pain the power to challenge pain and to consider new models for viewing what happens during pain. Once they have learned about the processes involved they can follow a scientific route to recovery. -- Publisher description.
Matthews Full Consumer He RB127 .B8854 2014