Saturday, April 29, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Making Sense of Fluids and Electrolytes: A hands-on guide

Interpreting the fluid requirements of a patient and working out what to do next can seem like a daunting task for the non-specialist, yet it is a skill that any doctor, nurse or paramedic needs to be fully appraised of and comfortable with.

Making Sense of Fluids and Electrolytes has been written specifically with this in mind, and will help the student and more experienced practitioner working across a variety of healthcare settings to understand why fluid imbalance in a patient may occur, to assess quickly a patient's fluid needs through a thorough clinical assessment and to develop an effective management plan. Reflecting the latest guidelines, this practical, easy-to-read and easy-to remember guide will be an invaluable tool to aid speedy and appropriate management in emergency situations, on the ward and in the clinic. 

Clinical Application of Mechanical Ventilation

CLINICAL APPLICATION OF MECHANCIAL VENTILATION, FOURTH EDITION integrates fundamental concepts of respiratory physiology with the day-to-day duties of a respiratory care professional. Utilizing the wide degree of topics covered, including airway management, understanding ventilator waveforms, and addressing critical care issues, readers have the best resource available for understanding mechanical ventilation and its clinical application. Enhancing the learning experience are valuable illustrations of concepts and equipment, highlighted key points, and self-assesment questions in NRBC format with answers. Whether preparing for the national exam or double-checking a respiratory care calculation, this book provides the fundamental principles of repsiratory care with the clinical guidance necessary for mechanical ventilation. 

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Stoelting's Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease

A classic since its first publication nearly 25 years ago, Stoelting's Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease, 7th Edition, by Drs. Roberta L. Hines and Katherine E. Marschall, remains your go-to reference for concise, thorough coverage of pathophysiology of the most common diseases and their medical management relevant to anesthesia. To provide the guidance you need to successfully manage or avoid complications stemming from pre-existing conditions there are detailed discussions of each disease, the latest practice guidelines, easy-to-follow treatment algorithms, and more.
  • Presents detailed discussions of common diseases, as well as highlights of more rare diseases and their unique features that could be of importance in the perioperative period.
  • Examines specific anesthesia considerations for special patient populations-including pediatric, obstetric and elderly patients.
  • Features abundant figures, tables, diagrams, and photos to provide fast access to the most pertinent aspects of every condition and to clarify critical points about management of these medical illnesses.
  • Ideal for anesthesiologists in practice and for anesthesia residents in training and preparing for boards. Printed and digital versions of this classic text are available.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • Includes brand new chapters on sleep-disordered breathing, critical care medicine and diseases of aging as well as major updates of nearly all other chapters.
  • Covers respiratory disease in greater detail with newly separated chapters on Sleep Disordered Breathing; Obstructive Lung Disease; Restrictive Lung Disease; and Respiratory Failure.
  • Provides the latest practice guidelines, now integrated into each chapter for quick reference. 

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Get Through Primary FRCA: SBAS

With 300 brand new single best answer questions and reasoned answers, this comprehensive revision guide provides the candidate with the definitive, revision resource for the newly introduced inclusion of SBA questions as part of the Primary FRCA examination.
• Test yourself with 300 brand new revision questions and answers in the SBA format of the revised Primary FRCA examination.
• Learn through selecting the most appropriate answers.
• Questions are organised randomly to provide 10 sets of 30 SBAs practice papers, providing realistic and concentrated exam practice.
Written by an experienced author team that has extensive knowledge of the exam through its role teaching Primary FRCA courses, this title is currently one of the only SBA revision guides on the market, in keeping with the new format of the examination.

Get Through Primary FRCA: MTFs

With 300 brand new multiple true-false (MTF) questions and reasoned answers, Get Through Primary FRCA: MTFs, along with the companion SBA volume, provides candidates with the definitive revision resource for this challenging examination.

  • Includes 300 brand new MTF questions, providing up-to-date practice for the latest format of the examination
  • Questions fully cover the Primary FRCA curriculum for comprehensive revision
  • Detailed answer explanations ensure thorough randdetailed practice
  • Questions are randomized, providing practice test formats that are realistic to the actual exam
Written by an expert team of Anaesthesia authors and edited by Nawal Bahal, an experienced teacher, editor for the examdoctor FRCA question bank and author of Get Through Final FRCA: MCQs, this book is essential reading for postgraduate candidates preparing for the written part of the Primary FRCA examination. 

Practical Transfusion Medicine 5th

The fifth edition of this practical textbook on transfusion medicine has been thoroughly revised with the latest in scientific and technological developments and edited by a leading team of international expert haematologists, including new co-editor Mark H. Yazer MD.
    A succinct and user-friendly resource of transfusion medicine for clinicians, scientists and trainees with key points, charts and algorithms
    Discusses practice in blood centres and hospitals including regulatory aspects, transfusion safety, production and storage, donor care, and blood transfusion in a global context
    Coverage of cellular and tissue therapies and organ transplantation including stem cell collection and haematopoietic stem cell processing and storage
    Review of the development of the evidence-base for transfusion medicine
    Content on the clinical practice for transfusion and alternatives to transfusion