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This volume is designed to give every horse owner the confidence to take an active role in helping their horse when the inevitable scrapes and strains, or more serious injuries occur. In clear, down-to-earth terms, chartered physiotherapist Amanda Stutton passes on her practical experience of diagnosing problems and her knowledge of the way that injuries affect the horse. The author starts by identifying the effects of injuries and the best methods of pain management before giving detailed advice on the treatment of the different injury types. Using thoroughly explained methods of diagnosis, horse owners can identify problems and take the appropriate steps to begin the healing process. The book has a number of case studies to explore the process of treating an injured horse, with specially commissioned photographs, to show in real terms how to achieve recovery to full health and soundness.
Williams Obstetrics is the most detailed, comprehensive, and rigorously referenced text on the subject. Written by an author team from the world-renowned Parkland Hospital, the hallmarks of this classic are its thoroughness, scientific basis, and practical applicability for the obstetrician at the bedside. This edition of Williams Obstetrics continues to emphasize the scientific-based underpinnings and evidence-based practices of the specialty. This is accomplished by using incorporating more than 3,000 new literature citations and guidelines from the most trusted professional and academic organisations.
This is a very well written book, focusing on mainly tropical diseases and infections of livestock, and pets (dogs, cats, rabbits). It is written easily enough to understand and follow, and to use as a tool to teach owners. For someone with little access to veterinary care, this is an excellent resource to have around.
Simon S. Cross. Underwood's Pathology (formerly General and Systematic Pathology) is an internationally popular and highly acclaimed textbook, written and designed principally for students of medicine and the related health sciences. Pathology is presented in the context of modern cellular and molecular biology and contemporary clinical practice.
Ben Greenstein and Dinah Gould. With the important part played by nurses in the administration of drugs and in recording their effects, an understanding of pharmacology and its application to patient care is an integral part of pre-registration nursing education. This popular textbook gives an up-to-date account of the action and use of drugs in the treatment and prevention of disease, as well as exploring the principles underlying drug usage. The 18th edition of this highly successful textbook builds on the foundation of its predecessors by bringing the text fully up to date with developments in the world of clinical pharmacology and current trends in clinical practice.
Nancy Roper, Alison J. Tierney and Winifred W. Logan. This book provides the definitive account of the Roper-Logan-Tierney model of nursing, including in-depth discussion of its conceptual development, its place within the wider body of nursing theory and a critique of its application in practice. The book will conclude with a wider discussion of the place of this model for nursing in the face of ongoing challenges in both nursing and health care throughout the world.
The most dynamic, comprehensive, and student-friendly text on the nature of microorganisms and the fascinating processes they employ in producing infections disease. For more than a quarter-of-a-century, no other text has explained the link between microbiology and human disease states better than Sherris Medical Microbiology. Through a vibrant, engaging approach, this classic gives you a solid grasp of the significance of etiologic agents, the pathogenic processes, epidemiology, and the basis of therapy for infectious diseases. Part I of Sherris Medical Microbiology opens with a non-technical chapter that explains the nature of infection and the infection agents.
This long-awaited revision of the widely used classic text, first published as “Midwifery” by the late Pauline McCall Sellers, is a comprehensive textbook that covers every conceivable aspect of midwifery. It is relevant for use in southern African and other developing regions, updated and in line with the International Council of Midwives and International Council of Nursing guidelines and standards, and is fully updated and revised to deal with HIV/Aids in pregnancy, childbirth and post-partum car
Anne Waugh and Allison Grant. Ross and Wilson has been the number one choice for over a million students since it first published, over 50 years ago. One of the world’s most popular textbooks of anatomy and physiology, it introduces the structure and functions of the human body and the effects of disease or illness on normal body function. More than any other text Ross and Wilson uses easy-to-understand, straightforward language, enhanced by colour illustrations and a huge range of interactive online activities, to make learning more visual and engaging.
James Ritter, Rod Flower, Graeme Henderson and Humphrey Rang. Provides you with all the knowledge you need to get through your pharmacology course and beyond. Authors present a clear and accessible approach to the analysis of therapeutic agents at the cellular and molecular level through detailed diagrams, full-color illustrations, and pedagogical features. Plus, USMLE-style review questions and additional learning tools online at studentconsult.com make this the perfect resource to turn to for a full understanding of key concepts in pharmacology.
Editors - O. James Garden, Andrew Bradbury, John Forsythe and Rowan W Parks. Principles and Practice of Surgery is the surgical companion textbook to the international medical bestseller Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine. It is a comprehensive textbook for both the surgical student and trainee, guiding the reader through key core surgical topics which are encountered throughout an integrated medical curriculum as well as in subsequent clinical practice. Although sharing the same format and style as Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine, this text is complete in itself, thus enabling the student to appreciate both the medical and surgical implications of diseases encountered in surgical wards.
Michael E. Aulton. Pharmaceutics is one of the most diverse subject areas in all of pharmaceutical science. In brief, it is concerned with the scientific and technological aspects of the design and manufacture of dosage forms for medicines. An understanding of pharmaceutics is therefore vital to all pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists who are involved in converting a drug or a potential drug into a medicine that can be delivered safely, efficiently and conveniently to the patient.
Susan A. Dilly, Sunil R. Lakhani, Barry A. T. Newell, Caroline Finlayson and Mitesh Gandhi. Once students have learned the principles behind basic pathology and the mechanisms of disease, they must then consolidate their knowledge by putting those principles into clinical practice. Providing a practical learning experience, this volume presents fifty structured clinical scenarios. Each case is based on a clinical situation that pulls together the key pathological, radiological, and clinical aspects of a condition. Questions and answers highlight diagnostic avenues and provide an effective way of testing assimilation of the material.
K. Park. This trusted one-stop resource is a completely up-to-date, all-in-one public health and preventive medicine guide
Medical students, medical professionals, and those in allied professions (nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, social workers, hospital administrators, medical secretaries, and others), as well as the general reader seeking a home medical guide.
Murray Longmore, Ian Wilkinson, Andrew Baldwin and Elizabeth Wallin. Now in its ninth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine continues to be the definitive pocket-friendly guide to medicine. The culmination over 25 years of experience at the bedside and in the community, this handbook is packed with practical advice, wit, and wisdom. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine presents clinical information in a clear way that makes it easy to revise, remember, and implement on the ward. It gives reliable advice on what to do, when to do it, and how to do it, with clinical photographs and diagrams that bring theory to life. Uniquely for a medical text, this book weaves history, literature, art, and philosophy into its survey of medicine, casting new light on the specialties and encouraging the reader to see beyond the practical aspects of medicine and adopt a patient-centred approach to care. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine looks better than ever, with a more modern design and over 600 colour images and illustrations. The History and Examination chapter has been completely revamped with systematic flowcharts and new illustrations so that it better reflects real bedside practice. The index, cross-references, and references have been overhauled to make them even easier to use. Every chapter has been written with supervision from experts in each field to ensure accuracy, and updated to reflect relevant guidelines from the NHS, NICE, the Resuscitation Council and other key professional bodies. Loved and trusted by generations of doctors, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine continues to be an indispensable companion for the practice of modern medicine.
Basavanthappa BT. The book deals with all aspects of nursing research. The nursing faculty and students world would certainly find it useful. Today nurses are challenged to make quick yet critical and informed decisions about variety of patients/clients problems occurring within the context of a complex and rapidly changing health care system. The nursing profession is increasingly in the development of scientific knowledge relating to its practice. Research becoming a major force in nursing and is being used to change practice, education and policy. This book has been written in a simple and lucid style covering concepts research required by the nurses as per the norms of INC. The primary audience of this book remains undergraduate students, who are learning the steps of the research process, critiquing published research literature, communicating and apply research finding in their practice. This book is also a valuable resource for students at the Masters and Doctoral levels who wants a concise review of the basic steps of the research process and critiquing process. It is hoped that this book is in earnest attempt to give enough exposure to nursing research process and enables the students better understanding in research concepts and definitely find it useful for faculty who is handling the subject in teaching line.