Описание: This core text provides an excellent concise introduction to infectious diseases. The book integrates basic science with clinical practice with disease–orientated descriptions and clinical presentations on a system–by–system basis. It is therefore ideal for both the student and the practitioner.
For this new sixth edition the text has been brought fully up to date throughout. The highly structured and improved text is designed to facilitate easy access to information, making the book an ideal resource for clinical attachments and revision. There is a new chapter that covers infections in special groups, as well as coverage of sepsis and septic shock. The Introductory chapter also takes into account new control measures, emerging infections, and infections linked with bioterrorism. Information on global occurrence is added to the epidemiology sections where relevant and web site information has been included to provide up–to–date resources on fast moving topics such as AIDS, and travel–related infections such as SARS.
The result is a text that is a compact yet comprehensive guide to infectious diseases. It will appeal to medical students, junior doctors, general practitioners, and allied health professionals who want a concise introduction to the subject or an ideal revision companion.
Автор: Jong Elaine C Название: Netter`s Infectious Disease. ISBN: 0323374743 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780323374743 Издательство: Elsevier Science Рейтинг: Цена: 6563 р. 7292.00-10% Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Netter's Infectious Diseases provides a comprehensive yet concise overview of current global infectious disease concerns. Elaine Jong and Dennis Stevens cover the basics of the field using beautiful Netter illustrations and accessible "need to know" information on major conditions and problems- including multi-drug-resistance, Staph infections, Chagas disease, and the flu. It's a great tool for quick review or for sharing with patients and staff.
This is a paperback version of the hardback book copyright 2012.]
Описание: In the new edition of Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction (previously titled Global Warming), Mark Maslin explores all of the key debates. Examining the most recent scientific research, he looks what climate change is, its impact on our planet, and why it`s such a complex problem to solve.
Автор: Cliff, Andrew; Smallman-Raynor, Matthew Название: Oxford Textbook of Infectious Disease Control: A Geographical Analysis from Medieval Quarantine to Global Eradication ISBN: 0199596611 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199596614 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 5725 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: The Oxford Textbook of Infectious Disease Control: A Geographical Analysis from Medieval Quarantine to Global Eradication is a comprehensive analysis of spatial theory and the practical methods used to prevent the geographical spread of communicable diseases in humans. This indispensable volume demonstrates how to mitigate the public health impact of infections in disease hotspots and prevent the propagation of infection from such hotspots into other geographical locations.
Описание: Radioactivity - the breakdown of unstable atomic nuclei, releasing radiation - is a fundamental process in nature, and used to provide important applications in science, medicine, and energy production. But it remains misunderstood and feared. In this Very Short Introduction, Claudio Tuniz explains the nature and mechanisms of radioactivity.
Автор: Winfield Alan Название: Robotics: A Very Short Introduction ISBN: 0199695989 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199695980 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 832 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Robotics is a key technology in the modern world. Yet, despite these successes, robots have failed to live up to the predictions of the 1950s and 60s. In this Very Short Introduction, Alan Winfield considers how robotics can be both a success story and a disappointment, and how robots can be both ordinary and quite remarkable.
Автор: Crawford, Dorothy H. Название: Viruses: A Very Short Introduction ISBN: 0199574855 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199574858 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: от 723 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: From modern pandemics such as HIV, swine flu and SARS, to stories of vaccination and antiviral drugs, this Very Short Introduction charts man`s struggle against viruses. Outlining their origins, structure, and method of infection, Dorothy Crawford explores the vast variety of viruses, asking if we can live in harmony with them in the future.
Описание: In this Very Short Introduction Bill McGuire explores the potential catastrophes facing our planet. Assessing both the probability of these events happening in the future, and our chances of survival, this new edition brings our understanding of global disasters and risk research up to date, by using recent case studies from around the world.
Автор: Charlesworth, Brian (Institute of Cell, Animal and Название: Evolution: A Very Short Introduction ISBN: 0192802518 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780192802514 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: от 558 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Talks about the role of evolutionary biology in transforming our view of human origins and relation to the universe, and the impact of this idea on traditional philosophy and religion. This book aims to introduce some of the important findings, concepts, and procedures of evolutionary biology.
Описание: Gantz’s Manual of Clinical Problems in Infectious DiseaseSixth Edition Since publication of the First Edition in 1979, much has changed in the way we view, diagnose, and treat infectious diseases. The Sixth Edition of this respected reference focuses on challenging clinical situations faced by practitioners of all levels who deal with infectious diseases. The latest advances in the field are covered—from descriptions of newly recognized infectious agents, to the latest diagnostic tests and emerging treatments. Topics of interest include: diagnostic and resistance testing in patients with AIDS, management of West Nile virus, malaria in travelers, pacemaker-related infections, needle stick injuries in healthcare workers, antibiotic dosing of obese patients, interpretation of MICs, and planning for bioterrorism defense. Look inside and discover… Actionable information from respected author s focused on the areas that trainees most often find challenging. Thoroughly revised and updated content —virtually all chapters are new to this edition. Selected annotated references focus on papers that provide clinical guidance. Problem-oriented approach promotes critical thinking. Pick up your copy today!
Автор: Floridi Luciano Название: Information: A Very Short Introduction ISBN: 0199551375 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199551378 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: от 555 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Luciano Floridi unpacks this fundamental concept - what information is, how it is measured, its value and meaning - cutting across the sciences and humanities, from DNA to the Internet, and the ethical issues related to privacy, copyright, and accessibility.
Описание: Lawrence M. Principe takes a fresh approach to the story of the scientific revolution, emphasising the historical context of the society and its world view at the time. From astronomy to alchemy and medicine to geology, he tells this fascinating story from the perspective of the historical characters involved.
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