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Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) is a procedure that uses a machine to take over the work of the lungs and sometimes the heart. The system provides heart-lung bypass support using a pump to circulate blood through an artificial lung back into the bloodstream, providing enough oxygen to the patient, whilst allowing time for the lungs and heart to rest or heal during or after serious illness. ECMO is often used for babies, but can also be used... more...

NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK Based on Nobel Prize–winning genetic research-a simple plan to keep your telomeres healthy for better health and longevity Telomeres play an important role in protecting our chromosomes from critical damage. The shortening of the telomere disrupts vital cellular function and promotes the previously seemingly inevitable onset of aging and various diseases, including cancer and... more...

A full-color review of the clinically important aspects of microbiology A Doody's Core Title for 2015. Includes more than 20 case studies The twenty-sixth edition of Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg’s Medical Microbiology delivers a concise, up-to-date overview of the roles microorganisms play in human health and illness. Linking fundamental principles with the diagnosis and treatment of microbial infections, this classic text... more...

The International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus has been a successful, well-respected medical textbook for almost 20 years, over 3 editions. Encyclopaedic and international in scope, the textbook covers all aspects of diabetes ensuring a truly multidisciplinary and global approach. Sections covered include epidemiology, diagnosis, pathogenesis, management and complications of diabetes and public health issues worldwide. It incorporates a vast amount of... more...

2010 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award Winner!Praise for this book:Superbly written...Each anatomic structure is discussed in detail, yet the language is concise and not overwhelming...accompanied by impressive color illustrations that are extensive and original...the perfect resource.--AANS (American Association of Neurological Surgeons) Young Neurosurgeons' NewsletterAnatomic Basis of Neurologic Diagnosis is a lavishly illustrated book that places... more...


This clinical casebook provides a concise yet comprehensive state-of-the-art review of liver disease. Presented in a case-based format, each case features a scenario centered on a different variant of liver disease, with sections on case history, diagnosis/assessment, treatment, outcomes, alternative approaches, and clinical pearls. Diseases covered include drug-induced liver injury, acute hepatitis, chronic hepatitis, NAFLD, and... more...

Demonstrating current management techniques for traumatic fractures and dislocations of the upper extremity, this atlas utilizes a practical, how-to structure, discussing philosophy, approach, patient positioning, prepping, draping, and surgical techniques for each type of injury. Generously illustrated with intraoperative photos, the chapters of this atlas are arranged by anatomic location, from the clavicle and shoulder down to the... more...

How do we thrive in our behaviors and experiences? Positive neuroscience research illuminates the brain mechanisms that enable human flourishing. Supported by the John Templeton Foundation's Positive Neuroscience Project, which Martin E. P. Seligman established in 2008, Positive Neuroscience provides an intersection between neuroscience and positive psychology. In this edited volume, leading researchers describe the neuroscience of social bonding,... more...

Learn to understand lower back pain and heal it through gentle yoga exercises. Liz Owen, a yoga instructor who specializes in alleviating back pain, describes the anatomy of the sacrum and the region around it, including the hips and lumbar spine. She discusses both the Western and Eastern approaches to understanding back pain—particularly the Eastern medical notion of energy flow and how that relates specifically to the sacrum and the many related... more...

Patients and Healers in the High Roman Empire offers a fascinating holistic look at the practice of ancient Roman medicine. Ido Irsaelowich presents three richly detailed case studies―one focusing on the home and reproduction; another on the army; the last on medical tourism―from the point of view of those on both sides of the patient-healer divide. He explains in depth how people in the classical world became aware of their... more...