Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine The Basis of Diagnosis and Treatment 3

Author: Crispian Scully
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702049484
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The new edition of this highly successful volume continues to offer readers with a systemized and objective approach to the practice of oral and maxillofacial medicine. Winner of the Royal Society of Medicine and Society of Authors Book Award in the category of 'New Authored Book' (2004), and Highly Commended in the British Medical Association Book Awards (2009), this volume is ideal for senior dental students, dental practitioners and for trainees and practitioners in oral medicine, surgery, and pathology in particular. Allows the reader to adopt a systematic approach to history taking Explains how to examine patients and their oral lesions systematically to start formulating differential diagnoses Identifies which sites may be affected by the presenting condition and what to look for at the sites Explains when clinical investigations are indicated, which are appropriate, and how to perform them Shows the reader how to interpret the findings of routine clinical investigations and understand the potential implications for the patient Identifies relevant follow-up questions that may further clarify the findings of the clinical examination and refocus the history Explains how to recognise the scope of oral and maxillofacial diseases and the importance of their medical management in addition to the traditional dental focus of the discipline Shows the reader how to identify lesions and understand their potential implications for the patient Explains how to advise the patient about the aetiology of oral lesions and their predisposing factors Identifies a range of therapeutic options for the patient and emphasises the need for regular review and re-appraisal of the condition Provides an understanding of how treatment may impact, positively or negatively, upon the condition Identifies the need to refer for advice, investigations or treatment by dental, medical or surgical specialists Shows the reader how to recognise the importance of close liaison with colleagues in other disciplines, particular imaging, medicine, pathology and surgery Text now thoroughly clarified and updated, including revised Further Reading and websites Improved section on potential malignancies and cancer Provides additional information on the genetic influences of many conditions Contains an expanded section on therapeutics, including emergent therapies, as well as additional information on drug interactions and contraindications

Zoonoses and Communicable Diseases Common to Man and Animals Chlamydioses rickettsioses and viroses

Author: Pedro N. Acha
Publisher: Pan American Health Org
ISBN: 9275119929
Format: PDF, ePub
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In recent years, zoonoses and communicable diseases common to man and animals have gained increasing attention worldwide. Human diseases that have their origins in infected animals, such as AIDS or Creutzfeldt-Jakob, have highlighted the need for a better understanding of animal diseases in terms of their epidemiology, mechanism of transmission to man, diagnosis, prevention and control. Encroachment into formerly little known ecological areas has increased exposure to such diseases. Also, the speed of modern travel facilitates the spread of the diseases once confined to specific geographic areas. Animal migration and trade pose a similar threat. This new edition provides a detailed overview of the most important zoonotic diseases including: its first appearance, most important outbreaks, latest scientific knowledge, and causative agents. It includes etiology, geographic distribution, symptoms and occurrence in man and animals, source of infection, mode of transmission, role of animals in the epidemiology of the disease, diagnostic techniques and prevention and control measures; name and number according to the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD -10.). It also includes an index covering synonyms and etiologic agents' names.

August s Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine

Author: Susan Little
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323226523
Format: PDF
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Stay current with cutting-edge information from the leading feline experts! August's Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 7 takes the popular Current Therapy approach to the latest issues, advances, and therapies in feline care. The 103 new chapters are organized by body systems, making information easy to access, and include more than 800 new detailed photographs, diagrams, and MRI and ultrasound images. Discussions of scientific findings always emphasize clinical relevance and practical application. This edition addresses new topics ranging from feline obesity and food allergies to respiratory mycoplasmal infections. From feline expert Susan Little, with chapters written by more than 130 international specialists, this practical resource will be an invaluable addition to every small animal clinician's library. The Current Therapy format focuses on the latest advances in feline care and includes broad, traditional, and controversial subjects of real clinical importance. Clinically relevant approach is supported with scientific research and promotes practical, progressive clinical management. More than 130 world-renowned contributors provide expert insight across the full spectrum of feline internal medicine. Extensive references make it easy to find additional information about specific topics most important to your practice. 103 ALL-NEW chapters reflect the latest findings, reports, and evidence-based coverage of pressing topics such as: Managing respiratory mycoplasmal infections Continuous glucose monitoring in cats with diabetes Feline food allergy Stem cell therapy for chronic kidney disease Feline idiopathic cystitis Electrochemotherapy Current concepts in preventing and managing obesity Recognition and treatment of hypertensive crises Feline social behavior and personality NEW Emergency and Critical Care Medicine section contains 13 chapters covering complicated and serious internal medical problems. NEW! More than 800 colorful new images clarify concepts and demonstrate clinical examples.

Constructing Spanish Womanhood

Author: Victoria Lorée Enders
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791440292
Format: PDF
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The first anthology in English on modern Spanish women's history and identity formation.