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  • Fabry disease 2010, Springer
  • Fabry disease 2006, NCBI Bookshelf
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    Portrays via text and photographs the desperate conditions for children affected by the AIDS pandemic in Kenya. It is based on the authors' travel there beginning in 2002. A brief chronology includes events from 1981 to 2009. Proceeds from the sale of the book will be used to support orphaned and vulnerable children in Sub-Saharan Africa, a few of whom are profiled in the book.
  • Facebook cookbook SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • Facial rejuvenation 2007, Springer
  • Facial rejuvenation surgery 2008, ClinicalKey
  • The science of temporary and semi-permanent fillers: an overview of fillers -- Facial soft tissue augmentation with hyaluronic acid fillers: Juvederm and Restylane: practical considerations for their use -- Third generation polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) aesthetic soft tissue fillers for the correction of nasolabial folds and other applications -- The role of Radiesse in facial shaping -- Poly-L-lactic acid (Sculptra) -- Injectable silicone: current role -- Volumetric use of injectable fillers in the face -- Periorbital rejuvenation with injectable fillers -- The potential role of adipose derived stem cells as semi-permanent/permanent fillers in aesthetic surgery -- Shaping the future: new outcomes in Europe -- Avoidance and treatment of complications after dermal filler injections -- Possible causes and treatment options of dermal filler granulomas.
  • Articular cartilage is a unique and highly specialized avascular connective tissue in which the availability of oxygen and glucose is significantly lower than synovial fluid and plasma. Glucose is an essential source of energy during embryonic growth and fetal development and is vital for mesenchymal cell differentiation, chondrogenesis and skeletal morphogenesis. Glucose is an important metabolic fuel for differentiated chondrocytes during post-natal development and in adult articular cartilage and is a common structural precursor for the synthesis of extracellular matrix glycosaminoglycans.
  • Facility validation 2004, CRCnetBASE
  • One of the American Medical Association's core strategic objectives is to advance health care delivery and payment models that enable high-quality, affordable care and restore and preserve physician satisfaction. Such changes could yield a more sustainable and effective health care system with highly motivated physicians. To that end, the AMA asked RAND Health to characterize the factors that lead to physician satisfaction. RAND sought to identify high-priority determinants of professional satisfaction that can be targeted within a variety of practice types, especially as smaller and independent practices are purchased by or become affiliated with hospitals and larger delivery systems. Researchers gathered data from 30 physician practices in six states, using a combination of surveys and semistructured interviews. This report presents the results of the subsequent analysis, addressing such areas as physicians' perceptions of the quality of care, use of electronic health records, autonomy, practice leadership, and work quantity and pace. Among other things, the researchers found that physicians who perceived themselves or their practices as providing high-quality care reported better professional satisfaction. Physicians, especially those in primary care, were frustrated when demands for greater quantity of care limited the time they could spend with each patient, detracting from the quality of care in some cases. Electronic health records were a source of both promise and frustration, with major concerns about interoperability between systems and with the amount of physician time involved in data entry.
  • Failed spine 2005, Ovid
  • Anatomy of joints, general considerations and principles of joint examination / George V. Lawry, Dennis Bewyer -- The shoulder / Murray J. Beuerlein , Michael D. McKee, Adel Fam -- The elbow / George V. Lawry, Terry Axelrod, Elizabeth Grigoriadis -- The wrist and hand / Arthur A.M. Bookman, Herbert P. von Schroeder, Adel Fam -- The hip / Hans J. Kreder -- The knee / Hans J. Kreder and Gillian Hawker -- The ankle and foot / Gregory W. Choy, David Stephen, Adel Fam -- The spine / George Lawry ... [et al.] -- The temporomandibular joint / Michael B. Goldberg ... [et al.] -- Principles of joint and periarticular aspirations and injections / Gillian Hawker, Elizabeth Grigoriadis, Adel G. Fam.
  • Family and HIV/AIDS 2012, Springer
  • Internal medicine / editor, Jeff Susman -- Pediatrics / editor, Mitchell S. King -- Obstetrics / editor, Robert W. Bales -- Gynecology / editor, Robert W. Bales -- Psychiatry / editor, Matthew Hunsaker -- Surgery / editor, Robert W. Bales -- Geriatrics / editor, Mitchell S. King -- Community medicine / editor, Matthew Hunsaker -- Clinical set problems / editor, Martin S. Lipsky.
  • Whether you offer comprehensive pregnancy care in your primary care facility, or provide prenatal and postpartum care, this book delivers the guidance you need to optimize health for both mothers and their babies. It covers all aspects of birth care, from preconception counseling and prenatal care, through labor and delivery (both low-risk and complicated), to postpartum care and the first month of life. The completely revised third edition includes the most up-to- date, evidence-based standards of care. It offers information that is patient centered, prevention oriented, educational, and sensitive to the care of the whole woman and her family. Features a reader-friendly outline/narrative format for ease of use in daily clinical practice. Describes how to care for patients with a wide range of medical conditions during pregnancy as well as pregnancy-related conditions. Takes a whole-family approach to maternity care, with discussions of maternal and paternal adjustment, marital adjustment, sibling adjustment, single-parent families, and return-to-work issues. Provides patient and family education materials on a full range of topics, from nutrition in pregnancy to breastfeeding. Features a section on alternative medicine in maternity care. Provides detailed instruction for a wide array of procedures, including cesarean delivery, perineal repair of simple and complex lacerations, circumcision, assisted deliveries, and amnioinfusion.
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    Obstetrics -- Women's health -- Pediatric issues -- Dermatological issues -- Surgical issues -- Neurological issues -- Cardiovascular and pulmonary issues -- Musculoskeletal issues -- GU and GI issues -- Psychiatric and substance abuse issues -- Primary care -- Review Q&A.
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    Preventive medicine -- Doctor-patient issues -- Acute complaints -- Chronic conditions.
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  • Medicine and the biomedical technologies in the context of Asian perspectives /Shui Chuen Lee and Justin Ho --Confucian familism and its bioethical implications /Ruiping Fan --The family in transition and in authority: the impact of biotechnology /H. Tristram Engelhardt --Family life, bioethics and Confucianism /Stephen A. Erickson --The moral ground of truth telling guideline development: the choice between autonomy and paternalism /Shuh-Jen Sheu --Truth telling to the sick and dying in a traditional Chinese culture /Stephen Wear --On relational autonomy: from feminist critique to Confucian model for clinical practice /Shui Chuen Lee --Regulating sex selection in a patriarchal society: lessons from Taiwan /Wenmay Rei --Modern biotechnology and the postmodern family /Leonardo D. De Castro --The ethics of human embryonic stem cell research and the interests of the family /Ruiping Fan -- A Confucian evaluation of embryonic stem cell research and the moral status of human embryos /Shui Chuen Lee --Regulations for human embryonic stem cell research in East Asian countries: a Confucian critique /Hon Chung Wong --Stem cell research: an Islamic perspective /Sahin Aksoy, Abdurrahman Elmali and Anwar Nasim --Why Western culture, unlike Confucian culture, is so concerned about embryonic stem cell research: the Christian roots of the difference /H. Tristram Engelhardt --Confucian healthcare system in Singapore: a family-oriented approach to financial sustainability /Kris Su Hui Teo --Respect for the elderly and family responsibility: Confucian response to the old age allowance policy in Hong Kong /Erika H. Y. Yu --Is Singapore's health care system congruent with Confucianism? /Justin Ho.
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    Volume 1 -- Section 1. The Field of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine -- Section 2. The Fetus -- Section 3. Pregnancy Disorders and Their Impact on the Fetus -- Section 4. The Delivery Room -- Section 5. Provisions for Neonatal Care -- Volume 2 -- Section 6. Development and Disorders of Organ Systems.
  • Fanconi anemia 2007, Karger
    Why, what, and how can we learn from a rare disease like Fanconi anemia? / Schroeder-Kurth, T. -- Fanconi anemia: a disease with many faces / Dietrich, R., Velleuer, E. -- Milestones in Fanconi anemia research / Digweed, M., Hoehn, H., Sperling K. -- Fanconi anemia genes: structure, mutations, and genotype-phenotype correlations / Kalb, R. ... [et al.] -- Cancer in Fanconi anemia and Fanconi anemia genes in cancer / Neveling, K., Kalb, R., Schindler, D. -- Clonal chromosomal aberrations in bone marrow cells of Fanconi anemia patients: results and implications / Neitzel H. ... [et al.] -- Interphase FISH-assay for the detection of MDS- and AML-associated chromosomal imbalances in native bone marrow and peripheral blood cells / Tönnies, H. ... [et al.] -- Applications of cell cycle testing in Fanconi anemia / Schindler, D. ... [et al.] -- Prenatal diagnosis of Fanconi anemia: functional and molecular testing / Bechtold, A. ... [et al.] -- Revertant mosaicism in Fanconi anemia: natural gene therapy at work / Hoehn, H. ... [et al.] -- Stem cell transplantation in Fanconi anemia, recent advances with alternative donors / Eyrich, M., Winkler, B., Schlegel, P.G. -- Fanconi anemia genes in vertebrates: evolutionary conservation, sex-linkage, and embryonic expression of FANCC and FANCG in avian cells / Nanda, I. ... [et al.] -- Studying homologous recombination in Fanconi anemia / Demuth, I., Digweed, M. -- Functional knock-down of human RAD51 for testing the Fanconi anemia-BRCA connection / Rio, P., Hanenberg, H.
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    The story of "Jewish prisoner-scientists in Buchenwald who made a vaccine against ... typhus. Their untold secret: they provided the real vaccine to camp inmates but a fake one to German troops at the eastern front"--Dust jacket back.Describes the true story of how the eccentric Polish scientist tasked by the Nazis to create a typhus vaccine hid the intelligentsia from the Gestapo by hiring them to work in his laboratory.
  • Farming for health 2006, Springer
  • Fas signaling 2006, Springer
    FasL and Fas: typical members of the TNF ligand and receptor family / Anja Krippner-Heidenreich and Peter Scheurich -- FasL-independent activation of Fas / Faustino Mollinedo and Consuelo Gajate -- Role of ceramide in CD95 signaling / Volker Teichgräber, Gabriele Hessler and Erich Gulbins -- Regulation of Fas signaling by FLIP proteins / Margot Thome -- Fas-induced necrosis / Tom Vanden Berghe ... [et al.] -- Fas - more than an apoptosis inducer / Harald Wajant -- Retrograde Fas ligand signaling -- FasL and Fas in liver homeostasis and hepatic injuries -- Fas-activation, development and homeostasis of T cells / Georg Häcker -- The FasL-Fas system in disease and therapy -- Tools for activation and neutralization of Fas signaling.
  • Fatal flaws 2016, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "Discovered and identified as the cause of mad cow disease only three decades ago, the prion is a protein molecule that, when misshapen in the brain, becomes fatal. Novel and controversial, prions have provoked a scientific revolution. They challenge the very foundations of biology: A disease-causing entity with no genetic material at all? A molecule capable of infecting, multiplying, and killing? This book recounts the birth of prion science and the imaginative detective work scientists have undertaken as they struggle to find the answers to devastating brain diseases from mad cow and Creutzfeld-Jakob disease to Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, Lou Gehrig's, and others. As in each of his best-selling books, Jay Ingram here makes complex scientific concepts accessible and shows how little-known events may have profound significance. He describes the development of prion science as a rough-and-tumble affair, with rivals, eccentrics, interfering governments, and brilliantly creative people all playing salient roles. Weaving biology, medicine, human tragedy, discovery, and bitter scientific competition into his account, he reveals the stunning potential of prion science, whose discoveries may unlock the answers to some of humankind's most destructive diseases"--Provided by publisher.
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  • Quickly expand your knowledge base and master your residency with Faust's Anesthesiology Review, the world's best-selling review book in anesthesiology. Combining comprehensive coverage with an easy-to-use format, this newly updated medical reference book is designed to efficiently equip you with the latest advances, procedures, guidelines, and protocols. It's the perfect resource for certification, recertification, or for use as a refresher on every major aspect of anesthesiology. Take advantage of concise coverage of a broad variety of timely topics in anesthesia.
  • FDA regulatory affairs 2004, CRCnetBASE
  • FDA-speak. 2nd ed. 2002, CRCnetBASE
  • FDG PET/CT has rapidly emerged as an invaluable combined imaging modality that can identify tumors on the basis of not only anatomical alterations but also metabolic activity, thus allowing the detection of lesions that would otherwise be too small to distinguish. This book, comprising a collection of images from oncology cases, is organized according to the role of FDG PET/CT in the evaluation and management of oncology patients, and only secondarily by organ or tumor entity. In this way, it reflects the issues that clinicians actually address in their daily practice, namely: identification of an unknown or unsuspected primary; determination of the extent of disease; evaluation of response to therapy; and surveillance after response, i.e., detection of recurrent disease. In total, 100 cases involving different primary tumors are presented to illustrate findings in these different circumstances. FDG PET/CT in Clinical Oncology will be of great value to all newcomers to this field, whether medical students, radiology, nuclear medicine, or oncology fellows, or practicing physicians.
  • Febrile neutropenia 2014, Springer
    1. Introduction -- 2. Prevention of febrile neutropenia -- 3. Prediction of the risk of complications associated with febrile neutropenia -- 4. Management of low-risk patients -- 5. Management of non-low-risk patients with febrile neutropenia -- 6. Management of persistent fever in patients with neutropenia despite empirical antibiotic administration -- 7. Costs associated with febrile neutropenia -- 8. At the extremes of age, febrile neutropenia in children and elderly
  • Febrile seizures 2002, ScienceDirect
  • Fecal incontinence 2007, Springer
  • Fed up! 2005, ebrary
    The fattest generation -- Obese twins and thrifty genes -- Size, health, and self-esteem -- Teaching children how to eat for life -- Off the couch and away from the screen -- Programming babies for health, before and after birth -- Eating lessons at school -- Finding help for an overweight child -- Action for healthy communities.
  • Expert witnesses : an overview -- Methods, testing, and science -- The players -- The legal context -- Testimony -- Direct examination of experts -- The visual display of information -- Cross examination of expert witnesses -- Ethics.
  • The role of immune tolerance in allergy prevention / Fritsché, R. -- Prevention of food allergy during late infancy and early childhood / Schmitz, J. -- Celiac disease: effect of weaning on disease risk / Hernall, O. ... [et al.] -- Gut microbiota in infants between 6 and 24 months of age / Salminen, S., Gueimonde, M. -- Malabsorption of carbohydrates / Kneepkens, C.M.F., Hoekstra, J.H. -- Chronic nonspecific diarrhea of childhood / Kleinman, R.E. -- Development of motility / Staiano, A., Boccia, G. -- Motility and allergy / Bueno, L. -- The role of dietary fiber in childhood and its application in pediatric gastroenterology / Kokke, F.T.M., Taminiau, J.A.J.M., Benninga, M.A. --Early influences on taste preferences / Leathwood, P., Maier, A. -- Junk food or "junk eating"? / Gracey, M. -- Does nutrition during infancy and early childhood contribute to later obesity via metabolic imprinting of epigenetic gene regulatory mechanisms? / Waterland, R.A. -- Long-term effects of weaning habits: type-1 diabetes / Vaarala, O. -- What is known? Short-term and long-term effects of complementary feeding / Michaelsen, K.F. -- Educational recommendations for processed foods for infant feeding / Aggett, P. -- Recommendations for physicians and parents / Heymans, H.
  • Feigin and Cherry's Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases helps you put the very latest knowledge to work for your young patients with unparalleled coverage of everything from epidemiology, public health, and preventive medicine through clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and much more. Ideal for all physicians, whether in an office or hospital setting, Feigin and Cherry's equips you with trusted answers to your most challenging clinical infectious disease questions. Meet your most difficult clinical challenges in pediatric infectious disease, including today's more aggressive infectious and resistant strains as well as emerging and re-emerging diseases, with unmatched, comprehensive coverage of immunology, epidemiology, public health, preventive medicine, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and much more. Find the answers you need quickly thanks to an organization both by organ system and by etiologic microorganism, allowing you to easily approach any topic from either direction. Search the complete text and download all of the images online at Expert Consult.
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  • The radiographic examination : the basics -- Cross-sectional imaging techniques -- The normal chest x-ray : reading like the pros -- Chest CT : putting it all together -- Lobar anatomy -- The silhouette sign -- The air bronchogram sign -- Signs of lung and lobar collapse -- Patterns of lung disease -- Understanding the mediastinum -- The pleural and extrapleural spaces -- Cardiovascular disease.
  • Female alopecia 2013, Springer
    Few dermatologic problems carry as many emotional overtones as hair loss in women, which is by far the most common hair problem encountered in daily clinical practice. Fortunately, a specific diagnosis can usually be established through a detailed patient history, examination of the scalp and pattern of hair loss, a simple pull test, dermoscopy of the scalp and hair (trichoscopy), a few pertinent screening blood tests, and, in selected cases, a scalp biopsy. Once the diagnosis has been established, treatment appropriate to the diagnosis is likely to control the problem. The aim of this comprehensively illustrated monograph is to provide both specialists and primary care physicians with the practical know-how required for successful management of hair loss in female patients of all ages. The book opens by critically examining myths about hair loss. The different examination techniques are then described, and the various forms of hair loss and their treatment are discussed in detail. Approaches to follow-up are outlined, and the management of patient expectations is carefully considered. The potential role of hair care and cosmetics is also explored in some depth.
  • Female brain. 2nd ed. 2009, CRCnetBASE
    "The book addresses the question of structural and functional differences between the female brain and the male brain. Are there differences? How good is the evidence? Where do the differences lie? Are there differences in the neuroanatomy of females, and if so, where? Do females and males process information differently, and if so, how? The author puts the relative lack of information on the female brain into historical perspective and reviews empirical evidence relevant to the different aspects of brain structure and function."--Jacket.
  • The Anatomy and Dynamics of Pelvic Floor Function and Dysfunction -- Diagnosis of Connective Tissue Damage -- Reconstructive Pelvic Floor Surgery According to the Integral Theory -- Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation according to the Integral Theory Towards a More Time Efficient Method for Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation and With a Wider Symptom Scope -- Mapping the Dynamics of Connective Tissue Dysfunction -- Current and Emerging Research Issues -- Appendix 1. Patient Questionnaires and Other Diagnostic Resource Tools -- Appendix 2. References and Further Reading -- Appendix 3. Patient Information.
  • Female urology 2007, Springer
  • Female urology. 3rd ed. 2008, ClinicalKey
  • Feminisms, HIV and AIDS SU Catalog, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • pt. 1.Concept and physical exam in FAI --1.Historical Evolution of the Concept of Femoroacetabular Impingement as a Cause of Hip Osteoarthritis /Martin Lavigne, Laffosse Jean-Michel and Vendittoli Pascal-André --2.Mechanism of Femoroacetabular Impingement /Martin Beck, Slaman Chegini, Stephen Ferguson and Harish S. Hosalkar --3.Physical Exam in FAI /Óliver Marín-Peña --pt. 2.Imaging in FAI --4.X-Ray Examination in FAI /Klaus A. Siebenrock and Philipp Henle --5.MRI/CT in FAI /Kawan S. Rakhra --6.Future Strategies for the Assessment of Cartilage and Labral Lesions in Femoroacetabular Impingement /Ara Kassarjian, Luis Cerezal and Eva Llopis --pt. 3.FAI Surgical Treatment --7.Evidence-Based Medicine in the Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement /Ricardo Larraínzar Garijo, R. García-Bógalo and E. Díez-Nicolás --8.Bone Resection: First Step for Treatment, How Much Is Too Much? /Rodrigo Mardones and Fernando Nemtala --9.Open Surgical Treatment of FAI: Safe Surgical Dislocation of the Femoral Head /Michael Leunig, Anil Ranawat, Martin Beck and Reinhold Ganz --10.Mini-Anterior Approach /Manuel Ribas and Óliver Marín-Peña --11.Arthroscopic Treatment of FAI: Position, Portals, and Instrumentation /Victor M. Ilizaliturri --12.Normal and Pathological Arthroscopic View in Hip Arthroscopy /Damian Griffin and Shanmugam Karthikeyan --13.What Goes on During the Learning Curve? /Luís Perez-Carro and Marc Tey --14.My Experience of Hip Arthroscopy in the Lateral Position /Alexandros P. Tzaveas and Richard N. Villar --15.Arthroscopic Treatment of FAI: Supine Position, My First Option /Marcelo Quieroz, Katrina Dela Torre and Bryan T. Kelly --16.Complications and Revision Surgery in Hip Arthroscopy /Bruno G. S. e Souza and Marc J. Philippon --17.Combined Techniques in FAI: Hip Arthroscopy Followed /Mini-Anterior Approach /Nader A. Nassif and John C. Clohisy --18.Femoroacetabular Impingement Management Through a Mini-Open Anterior Approach and Arthroscopic Assistance: Technics and Mid-Term Results /Frédéric Laude and Elhadi Sariali --pt. 4.F.A.I. and Hip Dysplasia --19.Differentiating FAI from Dysplasia /Wadih Y. Matar and Javad Parvizi --20.Advances in PAO Surgery: The Minimally Invasive Approach /Anders Troelsen and Kjeld Søballe --21.Retroverted PAO or Rim Trimming in the Dysplastic Hip with FAI /Philipp Henle and Klaus A. Siebenrock --pt. 5.Hip arthroplasty in young adult --22.Current Arthroplasty Options in the Young Adult Hip /Eduardo García Cimbrelo, Eduardo Garcia-Rey and Ana Cruz-Pardos --23.Resurfacing Arthroplasty for Femoroacetabular Impingement /Matías J. Salineros and Paul E. Beaulé --24.How to Do Resurfacing in Hip Dysplasia /Koen De Smet --pt. 6.Postoperative management (POM) --25.Rehabilitation Following Femoroacetabular Impingement Surgery /Lafayette de Azevedo Lage --26.Postoperative Management of Hip Resurfacing /Alfonso Valles and Carlos Gebhard --pt. 7.Outcome in FAI Treatment --27.Clinical Scores in Femoroacetabular Impingement /Néstor Moreno and Óliver Marín-Peña.
  • Fulltext ClinicalKey
    1. Paroxysmal disorders -- 2. Altered states of consciousness -- 3. Headache -- 4. Increased intracranial pressure -- 5. Psychomotor retardations and regression -- 6. The hypotonic infant -- 7. Flaccid limb weakness in childhood -- 8. Cramps, muscles stiffness, and exercise intolerance -- 9. Sensory and autonomic disturbances -- 10. Ataxia -- 11. Hemiplegia -- 12. Paraplegia and quadriplegia -- 13. Monoplegia -- 14. Movement disorders -- 15. Disorders of ocular motility -- 16. Disorders of the visual system -- 17. Lower brainstem and cranial nerve dysfunction -- 18. Disorders of cranial volume and shape.
  • Fenugreek 2002, CRCnetBASE
  • For nearly 25 years, Ferri's concise, pocket-sized resources have served as the go-to medical reference books among students, residents, and other medical professionals. Ferri's Best Test continues that trend, providing fast, effective, and efficient guidance and helping you review the most important laboratory and imaging testing information, with an added focus on cost-effective decision making. Quickly access important information with concise, well-organized guidance to the most common lab tests and diagnostic imaging modalities.Simplify your decision-making process through analysis that describes the most common imaging studies for each organ system, reviewing their indications, advantages, disadvantages, and approximate costs. Confidently address problematic situations with background data that examines over 384 laboratory tests, describing the normal range of results in adult patients, typical abnormalities (positive tests, increased or decreased values), and the likeliest causes. Select the best test for diagnosing more than 200 common diseases and disorders. Keep important information at your fingertips with this portable, pocket-sized format that allows for convenient consultation anytime, anywhere.
  • Ferri's Clinical advisor 2015, MD Consult
  • Diseases and disorders -- Differential diagnosis -- Clinical algorithms -- Laboratory texts and interpretation of results -- Clinical practice guidelines -- Definitions of complementary and alternative medicine terms -- Relaxation techniques -- Overview of selected natural products -- Natural products and drug interactions -- Commonly ingested plants with significantly toxic potential -- Herbs associated with toxicity -- Websites providing data on herbal therapy hazards -- Dietary supplements: what every primary care provider should know -- Vitamins and their functions -- Nutritional trace elements and their clinical implications -- Summary of vitamin and mineral deficiencies -- Historical and physical findings in poisoning -- Recognizable poison syndromes -- Antidotes and indications for use -- Impairment and disability issues -- Primary care procedures -- Patient teaching guides.
  • Inside this new reference you'll find nearly 4,000 images-the largest collection of medical images ever assembled in a primary care resource. For each condition examined, the text presents several images from a multiple-modality perspective that together provide a clear picture for obtaining an accurate identification. Differential diagnosis references accompanying each image help you avoid possible misdiagnoses.
  • Evaluation of skin disorders -- Differential diagnosis -- Diseases and disorders.
  • Cardiology -- Dermatology -- Endocrinology -- Environmental medicine -- Gastroenterology -- Gynecology and obstetrics -- Hematology/oncology -- Infectious diseases -- Interdisciplinary medicine -- Nephrology -- Neurology -- Ophthalmology -- Orthopedics -- Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) -- Pediatrics -- Psychiatry -- Pulmonary disease -- Rheumatology -- Surgery, general -- Urology.
  • Fulltext ClinicalKey
    For nearly 25 years, Ferri's concise, pocket-sized resource has served as the go-to reference for practical, clinical information among students, residents, and other medical professionals. Formerly known as Practical Guide to the Care of the Medical Patient, this volume continues to provide a fast, effective, and efficient way to identify the important clinical, laboratory, and diagnostic imaging information you need to get through your internal medicine clerkship or residency. Benefit from the expert guidance of Dr. Fred Ferri, a leading teacher, clinician, and author.Confidently manage patients with the latest clinical information, drug therapies, and lab tests.
  • Fertility control 2010, Springer
    Part 1. Female Reproduction -- New Insights into Ovarian Function / JoAnne S. Richards and Stephanie A. Pangas -- Estrogen Signaling in the Regulation of Female Reproductive Functions / J. K. Findlay, S. H. Liew, E. R. Simpson and K. S. Korach -- Progesterone Receptors and Ovulation / Orla M. Conneely -- Contraception Targets in Mammalian Ovarian Development / Eileen A. McLaughlin and Alexander P. Sobinoff -- Proteomics of Embryonic Implantation / T. Garrido-Gómez, F. Dominguez and C. Simón -- Evaluation of Plasma Membrane Calcium/Calmodulin-Dependent ATPase Isoform 4 as a Potential Target for Fertility Contro / Elizabeth J. Cartwright and Ludwig Neyses -- Part 2. Male Reproduction -- New Insights into Sperm Physiology and Pathology / R. John Aitken, Mark A. Baker, Geoffry N. De Iuliis and Brett Nixon -- The Epididymis as a Target for Male Contraceptive Development / B. T. Hinton and T. G. Cooper -- Sperm-Zona Pellucida Interaction: Molecular Mechanisms and the Potential for Contraceptive Intervention / Matthew D. Dun, Lisa A. Mitchell, R. John Aitken and Brett Nixon -- Mouse Models as Tools in Fertility Research and Male-Based Contraceptive Development / Duangporn Jamsai and Moira K. O'Bryan -- Part 3. New options: From target to product -- Male Hormonal Contraception / E. Nieschlag -- Family Planning: Today and in the Future / Michael J. K. Harper.
  • Fertility preservation 2012, Springer
  • Fertilization 2002, ScienceDirect
    Gamete transport / Susan S. Suarez -- Sperm motility activation and chemoattraction / Timothy A. Quill and David L. Garbers -- Capacitation / Bijay S. Jaiswal and Michael Eisenbach -- Function of the egg's extracellular matrix / Richard A. Cardullo and Catherine D. Thaler -- Sperm adhesion to the extracellular / Ming Bi, Michael J. Wassler, and Daniel M. Hardy -- Signal transduction mechanisms regulating sperm acrosomal exocytosis / Gregory S. Kopf -- Regulation of sperm ion currents / Alberto Darszon, Felipe Espinosa, Blanca Galindo, Daniel Sánchez, and Carmen Beltrán -- Function of the sperm acrosome / George L. Gerton -- Gamete fusion in mammals / Paul Primakoff and Diana G. Myles -- Membrane events of egg activation / Karl Swann and Keith T. Jones -- Molecular genetics of fertilization / Patricia Olds-Clarke and Stephen H. Pilder -- Gemete immunobiology / M.G. O'rand and I.A.Lea -- Fertilization biophysics / D.P.L. Green -- Applications of fertility regulation for the management of wild and domestic species / Mark P. Bradley and Peter Bird.
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  • Drs. Polin, Fox, and Abman, focuses on physiologic developments of the fetus and newborn and their impact on the clinical practice of neonatology. A must for practice, this 4th edition brings you the latest information on genetic therapy, intrauterine infections, brain protection and neuroimaging, and much more. Gain a comprehensive, state-of-the-art understanding of normal and abnormal physiology, and its relationship to disease in the fetus and newborn premature infant, from Dr. Richard Polin and other acknowledged worldwide leaders in the field. Understand the implications of fetal and neonatal physiology through chapters devoted to clinical correlation. Apply the latest insights on genetic therapy, intrauterine infections, brain protection and neuroimaging, and much more. Effectively manage the consequences of intrauterine infections with three new chapters covering intrauterine infection and preterm birth, intrauterine infection and brain injury, and intrauterine infection and chronic lung disease.
  • Drs. Richard Polin and Alan Spitzer, uses the success formula of the Secrets Series to offer fast answers to the most essential clinical questions in fetal and neonatal medicine. With its user-friendly Q & A format, practical tips from neonatologists and fetal medicine experts, and "Key Points" boxes, this portable and easy-to-read medical reference book provides rapid access to the practical knowledge you need to succeed both in practice and on board and recertification exams. New to this edition: Apply all the latest pediatric advances in clinical fetal neonatology techniques, technology, and pharmacology.
  • Fetal cardiovascular imaging 2012, ClinicalKey
    Complied by the team at the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital in Philadelphia, this Expert Consult site and accompanying atlas-style text guide the acquisition and interpretation of fetal images for accurate diagnosis and effective management. Vivid color images, drawings, pathologic specimens and diagnostic algorithms facilitate tracking the progress of development of over 100 fetal heart problems. Enhance your cardiac imaging skills with a video library demonstrating imaging of the normal heart, and the imaging presentation of more than 100 different fetal heart problems. Recognize potential problems using views of the normal heart in development for comparative diagnosis. Get comprehensive coverage of cardiac anatomy, pathophysiology, natural history and disease management. See developing and existing problems as they appear in practice thanks to an abundance of vivid color images, drawings, pathologic specimens, and diagnostic algorithms. Track the progress of development in the fetal heart by using the best imaging modalities & techniques for more accurate diagnosis.
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    Embryology and physiology of the fetal heart -- Scanning : indications and technique -- Cardiac malposition -- Atrial septal defects -- Ventricular septal defects -- Atrioventricular septal defects -- Hypoplastic left heart syndrome -- Hypoplasia of the right ventricle -- Univentricular heart -- Aortic stenosis and pulmonary stenosis -- Coarctation of the aorta -- Ebstein anomaly -- Tetralogy of fallot -- Persistent truncus arteriosus -- Complete and congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries -- Anomalous pulmonary venous connection -- Double-outlet right ventricle and double-outlet left ventricle -- Congenital cardiac masses -- Cardiosplenic syndromes -- Fetal cardiomyopathies -- Fetal dysrhythmias -- First trimester fetal echocardiography -- 3D fetal echocardiography prenatal intervention in the fetus with cardiac disease.
  • Fetal medicine. 2nd ed. 2009, ClinicalKey
    Fetal medicine has emerged as a separate subspecialty over the last 30 years as a result of major advances in a number of areas, in particular ultrasound imaging, cytogenetics, molecular biology and biochemistry. The widespread use of antenatal screening and diagnostic tests has led to an increased need for obstetricians to have knowledge and skills in fetal medicine. This book provides the information that underpins training programmes in fetal medicine and integrates science and clinical disciplines in a practical and useful way. Clinical sections include: the latest advances in prenatal screening; a systems-based presentation of the diagnosis and management of fetal malformations; complete coverage of common and rare fetal conditions including growth restriction, endocrine and platelet disorders, early pregnancy loss, and twins/multiple pregnancy. More focus on important basic-science concepts, such as maternofetal cell trafficking, and the relevance to clinical management.
  • Fetal MRI 2011, Springer
    Indications for Fetal MRI -- How to Shorten MRI Sequences Guiding Choices for High Speed Imaging -- Fetal MRI at Higher Field Strength -- Safety of Fetal MRI Scanning -- The Psychic State of the Pregnant Woman and Prenatal Diagnostic Procedures -- Methods of Fetal MRI -- Prenatal Development of the Human Fetal Telencephalon -- Fetal MRI of Normal Brain Development -- Fetal Movements. Though They May Be Spontaneous, Yet There is Method in Them -- The Fetal Neurology Clinic A Multidisciplinary Approach Fetal Neuroimaging: Ultrasound or MRI? -- MRI of the Normal Fetal Lung -- The Skeleton and Musculature -- MRI of the Fetal Heart -- MRI of the Fetal Endocrine Glands -- The Prenatal Diagnosis of Facial Clefts with Fetal MRI -- Cerebral Malformations -- Acquired Brain Pathology -- Diagnosis of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia -- Treatment of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia -- MRI of the Pathological Fetal Thorax -- MRI of the Fetal Abdomen -- Normal and Pathological Placental Development: MRI and Pathology -- Problems of Multiple Pregnancies Ultrasound and MRI -- Fetal Perinatal Autopsy and MRI: Synthesis or Alternative? -- Postmortem Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Fetus -- Genetics of Fetal Disease -- Maternal Diseases with Possible Impact on Pregnancy.
  • Fetal radiology. 2nd ed. 2010, Springer
    Intrinsic errors of skeletal development are individually rare but of clinical importance because of their overall frequency and their impact on a patient's life. Sonography has become a routine component of prenatal care, and many of these disorders are diagnosed prenatally. Postnatally, the prenatal diagnosis has to be verified. To this end, fetal radiography is an effective, simple and economic way to establish a diagnosis or to narrow the number of diagnostic possibilities sufficiently to enable pathological, biochemical or molecular studies to be used in the quest for a specific diagnosis. Equally important, a correct diagnosis is required for correct prognostication and parental counseling. This book has been written to assist in the postnatal diagnosis of fetal errors of skeletal development.
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    An account of the 1878 yellow fever epidemic documents how it killed more than 18,000 people in the American South, tracing its particularly catastrophic impact in Memphis, Tennessee, while noting the heroic efforts of people who remained behind to help.
  • Embryology and development of the ductal plate / Clifford W. Bogue -- Cholangiocyte biology as relevant to cystic liver diseases / Silvia Lecchi ... [et al.] -- Cholangiocyte cilia and basal bodies / Tatyana V. Masyuk, Anatoliy I. Masyuk, and Nicholas F. LaRusso -- Genetics of fibrocystic diseases of the liver and molecular approaches to therapy / Maya Tuchman, William A. Gahl, and Meral Gunay-Aygun -- Radiologic findings in the fibrocystic diseases / Orpheus Kolokythas and Grace Phillips -- Pathology of fibrocystic diseases of the liver / Camtu D. Nguyen Truong and Matthew M. Yeh -- Alagille Syndrome and JAGGED1/NOTCH sequence / Binita M. Kamath, Kathleen M. Loomes, and David A Piccoli -- Biliary atresia and the ductal plate / Ronald J. Sokol and Cara L. Mack --Nephronophthisis and renal-hepatic-pancreatic dysplasia of Ivemark / David A. Myers and Jordan M. Symons -- Meckel and Joubert syndromes / Melissa A. Parisi, Laura S. Finn, and Ian A. Glass -- Bardet-Biedl and Jeune syndromes / Aoife M. Waters and Philip L Beales -- Congenital disorders of glycosylation and their effects on the liver / Erik A. Eklund and Hudson H. Freeze -- Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease / Jodi M. Smith and Ruth A. McDonald -- Caroli disease, Caroli syndrome, and Congenital hepatic fibrosis / Ronen Arnon, Henrietta Kotlus Rosenberg, and Frederick J. Suchy -- Simple hepatic cysts/choledochal cysts / André A. S. Dick and Patrick J. Healey -- Autosomal dominant polycystic liver disease / Qi Qian, Vicente E. Torres, and Stefan Somlo -- Echinococcal/Hydatid cysts of the liver / Paul S. Pottinger, Austin Spitzer, and Raymond R. Yeung -- Miscellaneous cystic lesions of the liver / Iris W. Liou -- Vascular complications of fibrocystic liver disease / Maarouf Hoteit and Patrick S. Kamath -- Biliary cystadenoma and cystadenocarcinoma / Paolo Del Poggio, Ezio Pezzica, and Daniela Corti -- Cholangitis / Shayan Irani and Richard Kozarek -- Surgical management of fibrocystic liver disease / Meelie DebRoy.
  • Fibrogenesis 2005, Springer
    Tissue scarring: lessons from wound healing / Mohammed S. Razzaque ... [et al.] -- Pathological significance of renal expression of proinflammatory molecules / Takashi Wada ... [et al.] -- Oxidative stress, lipoproteins, and angiotensin II-the unholy triade in the pathogenesis of renal fibrosis / Jan Galle, Thomas Quaschning and Stefan Seibold -- Involvement of NF-kB in renal inflammation and sclerosis / Laurent Baud -- Low-density lipoprotein and glomerulosclerosis / Hyun Soon Lee -- Molecular developments in the treatment of renal fibrosis / Gavin J. Becker and Tim D. Hewitson -- Myocardial infarction and cardiac fibrogenesis / Shozo Kusachi and Yoshifumi Ninomiya -- Cardiac fibrosis and aging / Serge Masson ... [et al.] -- Matrix remodeling and atherosclerosis effect of age / Ladislas Robert -- Molecular and cellular aspect of liver fibrosis / Norifumi Kawada --Recent therapeutic developments in hepatic fibrosis / Ichiro Shimizu -- Reversibility of liver fibrosis: role of matrix metalloproteinases / Isao Okazaki ... [et al.] -- Can manipulation of apoptotic cell death benefit tissue scarring? / Wesam Ahmed, Mohammed S. Razzaque, and Takashi Taguchi -- Pulmonary fibrogenesis: the role of apoptosis and its clinical potentials / Kazuyoshi Kuwano, Naoki Hagimata, and Nobuyuki Hara -- Silica-induced inflammatory mediators and pulmonary fibrosis / Andrea K. Hubbard ... [et al.].
  • Fibromyalgia 2011, Springer
    Fibromyalgia definition and epidemiology -- Pathophysiology of fibromyalgia -- Assessment and diagnosis -- Headache -- Chronic fatigue syndrome -- Irritable bowel syndrome -- Sleep disturbance -- Depression and anxiety -- Obesity and metabolic syndrome -- Published recommendations -- Medication treatments -- Non-medication treatments -- Nutritional supplements -- Clinical handouts -- Fibromyalgia and pregnancy -- Fibromyalgia in seniors -- Gender and ethnic issues.
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    Cognitive and behavioral approaches to chronic pain / David A. Williams -- Local therapy for fibromyalgia and nonneuropathic pain / Lan Chen, Jodi Goldman-Knaub, and Sally Pullman-Mooar -- Systemic therapies for chronic pain / Lesley M. Arnold -- Complementary and alternative medicine for fibromyalgia / Edzard Ernst -- The economic impact of fibromyalgia on society and disability issues / Daniel J. Wallace -- Prognosis / Arash A. Horizon and Michael H. Weisman -- Future research directions / Leslie J. Crofford.Fibromyalgia in children / David D. Sherry -- Fibromyalgia in inflammatory and endocrine disorders / David S. Hallegua -- Chronic fatigue syndrome / Atul Deodhar -- The functional bowel disorder spectrum / Lucinda A. Harris and Lin Chang -- Genitourinary associations with fibromyalgia / Daniel J. Wallace and Swamy Venuturupalli -- Chronic low back pain / Thorsten Giesecke and Michael E. Geisser -- Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome / Franklin Kozin --Functional imaging of pain / Richard H. Gracely and Laurence A. Bradley -- Muscles and peripheral abnormalities in fibromyalgia / Haiko Sprott -- Sleep and its potential role in chronic pain and fatigue / Harvey Moldofsky and James G. MacFarlane -- Symptoms and signs of fibromyalgia syndrome : an overview / Muhammad B. Yunus -- Neurologic features of fibromyalgia / Robert Bennett -- Myofascial pain syndromes of the head and face / Eli Eliav and Rafael Benoliel -- Psychosocial factors in fibromyalgia / Laurence A. Bradley and Graciela S. Alarcón --The history of fibromyalgia / Daniel J. Wallace -- The taxonomy of chronic pain : moving toward more mechanistic classifications / Daniel J. Clauw -- The epidemiology of chronic widespread pain and fibromyalgia / John McBeth -- The concept of central sensitivity syndromes / Muhammad B. Yunus -- The neurobiology of chronic musculoskeletal pain (includes chronic regional pain) / Roland Staud -- Neurotransmitters, cytokines, hormones, and the immune system in chronic nonneuropathic pain / I. Jon Russell -- Dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system in chronic pain syndromes / Manuel Martinez-Lavin --The role of trauma in chronic neuromusclar pain / Samuel A. McLean, Daniel J. Clauw, and David A. Williams -- Controversial syndromes and their relationship to fibromyalgia / Swamy Venuturupalli and Daniel J. Wallace -- The evaluation of individuals with chronic widespread pain / Daniel J. Clauw -- The differential diagnosis of chronic regional pain / Kevin P. White -- Assessment tools and outcome measures used in the investigation of fibromyalgia / Stuart L. Silverman and Susan A. Martin -- Lifestyle and environmental interventions in fibromyalgia and related conditions / Stephanie A. Bolling and Thomas M. Susko -- The use of exercise and rehabilitation regimens / Kaisa Mannerkorpi and Maura Daly Iversen --
  • Fibrosis research 2005, Springer Protocols
  • Proper use of topical corticosteroids -- Atopic dermatitis -- Contact dermatitis -- Scabies -- Pediculosis -- Dyshidrotic eczema -- Stasis dermatitis -- Pruritis and excoriations with no primary skin lesions -- Acne vulgaris -- Perioral dermatitis -- Rosacea -- Seborrheic dermatitis -- Lupus erythematosus -- Dermatomyositis -- Urticaria -- Erythema multiforme -- Drug eruption -- Erythema migrans/Lyme disease -- Candidosis -- Psoriasis -- Pityriasis rosea -- Lichen planus -- Tinea -- Tinea versicolor -- Secondary syphilis -- Bullous pemphigoid -- Impetigo -- Herpes simplex -- Herpes zoster -- Pemphigus vulgaris -- Toxic epidermal necrolysis/Stevens-Johnson syndrome -- Seborrheic keratosis -- Squamous cell carcinoma -- Actinic keratosis -- Keratoacanthoma -- Basal cell carcinoma -- Melanocytic nevus -- Halo nevus -- Malignant melanoma -- Dyplastic nevus -- Dermatofibroma -- Skin tags -- Epidermoid cyst and pilar cyst -- Molluscum contagiosum -- Cherry angioma -- Granuloma annulare -- Folliculitis -- Pyogenic granuloma -- Milium -- Syringoma -- Furuncle and carbuncle -- Erythema nodosum -- Hidradenitis suppurativa -- Chondrodermatitis nodularis chronica helicis -- Keloid and hypertrophic scar -- Lipoma -- Xanthelasma -- Xanthoma -- Warts -- Kaposi's sarcoma -- Ecchymosis/actinic purpura -- Cutaneous vasculitis -- Postinflammatory hypopigmentation -- Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus -- Vitiligo -- Morphea (localized scleroderma) -- Scleroderma (progressive systemic sclerosis) -- Lentigo -- Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation -- Leg ulcers -- Onychomycosis -- Pseudomonas nails -- Acute paronychia and chronic paronychia -- Alopecia areata -- Androgenetic alopecia -- Telogen effluvium -- Punch biopsy -- Shave biopsy and shave excision -- Cryosurgery -- Electrodesiccation and curettage.
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  • Virology: from contagium fluidum to virome -- Principles of virology -- Principles of virus structure -- Virus entry and uncoating -- Viral replication strategies -- Virus assembly -- Viruses, cell transformation, and cancer -- Innate responses to viral infections -- Adaptive immune response to viral infections -- Pathogenesis of viral infection -- Virus evolution -- Epidemiology -- Antiviral agents -- Immunization against viral diseases -- Diagnostic virology -- Picornaviridae: the viruses and their replication -- Enteroviruses: polioviruses, coxsackieviruses, echoviruses, and newer enteroviruses -- Rhinoviruses -- Hepatitis A virus -- Caliciviridae: the noroviruses -- Astroviruses -- Togaviridae -- Alphaviruses -- Rubella virus -- Flaviviridae -- Flaviviruses -- Hepatitis C virus -- Coronaviridae -- Arteriviruses -- Mononegavirales -- Rhabdoviridae -- Filoviridae: marbug and ebola viruses -- Paramyxoviridae -- Parainfluenza viruses -- Mumps virus -- Measles virus -- Henipaviruses -- Respiratory syncytial virus and metapneumovirus -- Bornaviridae -- Orthomyxoviridae -- Orthomyxoviruses -- Bunyaviridae -- Arenaviridae -- Orthoreoviruses -- Rotaviruses -- Orbiviruses -- Retroviridae -- Human t-cell leukemia virus types 1 and 2 -- Human immunodeficiency viruses: replication -- HIV-1: pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and treatment -- Nonhuman lentiviruses -- Foamy viruses -- Polyomaviruses -- Papillomaviruses -- Adenoviridae -- Adenoviruses -- Parvoviridae -- Circoviridae -- Herpesviridae -- Herpes simplex viruses -- Epstein-Barr virus -- Cytomegaloviruses -- Varicella-Zoster virus -- Human herpesviruses 6 and 7 -- Kaposi's A. sarcoma-associated herpesvirus -- Poxiviridae -- Poxviruses -- Hepadnaviruses -- Hepatitis D (delta) virus -- Hepatitis E virus -- Mimivirus, other viruses infecting phagocytic protists, and their virophages -- Plants viruses -- Insect viruses -- Viruses and prions of yeasts, fungi, and unicellular eukaryotes -- Bacteriophages -- Prions.
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  • Fighting Multidrug Resistance with Herbal Extracts, Essential Oils and their Components offers scientists a single source aimed at fighting specific multidrug-resistant (MDR) microorganisms such as bacteria, protozoans, viruses and fungi using natural products. This essential reference discusses herbal extracts and essential oils used or under investigation to treat MDR infections, as well as those containing antimicrobial activity that could be of potential interest in future studies against MDR microorganisms. The need to combat multidrug-resistant microorganisms is an urgent one and this book provides important coverage of mechanism of action, the advantages and disadvantages of using herbal extracts, essential oils and their components and more to aid researchers in effective antimicrobial drug discovery . Addresses the need to develop safe and effective approaches to coping with resistance to all classes of antimicrobial drugs . Provides readers with current evidence-based content aimed at using herbal extracts and essential oils in antimicrobial drug development . Includes chapters devoted to the activity of herbal products against herpes, AIDS, tuberculosis, drug-resistant cancer cells and more.
  • Figs 2010, CRCnetBASE
    Overview of Ficus genus -- Fruits -- Leaves -- Latex -- Bark, wood, and stems -- Roots (including aerial roots and root bark) -- Fig wasps -- Figs and humans -- Ficus Postscript -- Index.
  • Filaggrin 2014, Springer
    Filaggrin proteins are expressed in several human tissues, including the skin, oral mucosa, conjunctivae, esophagus, cervix, and testes. While filaggrin guarantees both structural and functional normality of the human epidermis, its role in other tissues is largely unknown. Epidermal deficiency of filaggrin causes dry and scaly skin, but also strongly increases the risk of skin diseases, in particular ichthyosis vulgaris and atopic dermatitis. Importantly, the risk of related asthma, hay fever, and food allergy is also increased although filaggrin is not expressed in the airways and gastrointestinal tract. Common FLG mutations, leading to reduced filaggrin expression, have mainly been identified in Europeans and Asians, reaching a prevalence of 5-10%. Even in the absence of atopic dermatitis, the skin of individuals with FLG mutations differs fundamentally from normal skin, for example by generating more vitamin D and allowing chemicals and allergens to more widely penetrate across the stratum corneum. This textbook provides comprehensive and detailed coverage of the effects of filaggrin and filaggrin gene (FLG) mutations in health and disease (cutaneous and non-cutaneous) and also discusses the basic science, epidemiology, management, and future research areas. It will be of value to scientists and clinicians from different specialties.
  • Filing patents online 2003, CRCnetBASE
  • Filoviruses 2008, Springer
    Introduction -- History of filoviral diseases outbreaks -- Clinical presentation of filoviral disease -- Filoviral disease pathology -- Geographic distribution of filoviruses : serological surveys -- Ecology of filoviruses : search for reservoirs -- Cultivation of filoviruses -- Molecular characteristics of filoviruses -- Laboratory diagnosis of filoviral disease -- Outbreak containment -- Inactivation of filoviruses and disinfection protocols -- Vaccine development -- Treatment of filoviral disease
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    A brilliant young transplant surgeon brings moral intensity and narrative drama to the most powerful and vexing questions of medicine and the human condition. When Chen began medical school, she dreamed of saving lives--what she did not count on was how much death would be a part of her work. Almost immediately, Chen found herself wrestling with medicine's most profound paradox, that a profession premised on caring for the ill also systematically depersonalizes dying. Over the course of her education, training, and practice, she grappled at strikingly close range with the problem of mortality, struggling to reconcile the lessons of her training with her innate knowledge of shared humanity, and to separate her ideas about healing from her fierce desire to cure. Her rumination on how doctors negotiate the ineluctable fact of death becomes, in the end, a provocative questioning of how we should live.--From publisher description.
  • Partitioning around medoids (Program PAM) -- Clustering large applications (Program CLARA) -- Fuzzy analysis (Program FANNY) -- Agglomerative nesting (Program AGNES) -- Divisive analysis (Program DIANA) -- Monothetic analysis (Program MONA).
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  • Ch. 1. Split-brain, the right hemisphere, and art: fact and fiction -- Ch. 2. Visual artistic creativity and the brain -- Ch. 3. Artistic creativity, artistic production, and aging -- Ch. 4. Focal cerebral lesions and painting abilities -- Ch. 5. Artistic creativity and dementia -- Ch. 6. Deceiving the brain, pictures and visual perception -- Ch. 7. Experience of art, insights from neuroimaging -- Ch. 8. On the electrophysiology of anesthetic processing -- Ch. 9. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, exploring neuroscience, nature, and nurture in the novel and the films -- Ch. 10. Perception of emotion in abstract artworks, a multidisciplinary approach -- Ch. 11. Art and brain, the relationship of biology and evolution to art -- Index.
  • Part 1. Early artistic contributions to the neurosciences -- part 2. Neuroscientists with artistic talents and artists on the neurosciences -- part 3. Some great artists and their neurological disorders.
  • Introduction and historical perspective -- FNAC technique and slide preparation -- Diagnostic interpretation of FNAC material -- Diagnostic dilemmas in FNAC practice: cystic lesions -- Diagnostic dilemmas in FNAC practice: lymphoid infiltrates -- Diagnostic dilemmas in FNAC practice: metastatic tumours -- Diagnostic dilemmas in FNAC cytology: small round cell tumours -- Diagnostic dilemmas in FNAC cytology: soft-tissue lesions -- Diagnostic dilemmas in FNAC cytology: difficult breast lesions -- Principles of safe practice: the role of FNAC in clinical management -- Principles of safe FNAC practice: FNAC versus core biopsy -- Principles of safe FNAC practice: medicolegal issues.
  • Expansively illustrated, this volume in the "Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology" series encompasses aspiration cytopathology of all major body sites. Experts in the field provide you with a clear, concise, and practical diagnostic approach to the challenges you face every day. Color photomicrographs provide a visual image of individual lesions, to make learning quick and easy. The consistent, convenient format provides quick, at-a-glance reference, making it an excellent resource not only for the pathologists-in-training but for those in practice as well. Uses highly templated chapters to make key information easy to find. Incorporates carefully selected high-quality, full-color images. Covers aspiration cytopathology of all major body sites. Includes contributions from the world's preeminent cytopathologists.
  • This book provides a detailed update on all aspects of fine-needle aspiration cytology of breast lesions. It will serve readers as an up-to-date reference and atlas on both new entities in breast pathology, including borderline lesions such as flat epithelial atypia, and the classic benign and malignant lesions. Throughout, emphasis is placed on the characteristic diagnostic features as well as the common pitfalls faced by cytologists. As cytologic features can be highly variable, corresponding cytology and histology images are displayed together, enabling readers to gain a good understanding of the morphologic features of various lesions. Core-needle biopsy and fine-needle aspiration cytology are compared in depth, with attention to their relative strengths and weaknesses and indications. In addition, the impact of molecular classification of breast cancers on cytologic diagnosis is explored, and the use of molecular techniques in diagnostic cytology is discussed.
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    Mirrors the table of contents of First aid for the USMLE step 1. Delivers single-source coverage of the entire second year of medical school. Covers the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE. Provides a practical framework for understanding the anatomy, physiology, pathohysiology, and pharmacology of each human organ system.--excerpt from publisher notes.

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