This concise and popular introduction to medical microbiology and infection encapsulates the fundamental facts and principles of this rapidly growing and changing subject area. Written by experienced clinicians and teachers, it covers the basic concepts of medical microbiology, and the main human pathogens and infectious syndromes, in an accessible and lucid format. This fully updated fourth edition is now supported by a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/medicalmicrobiology containing extra self-assessment cases, colour slides, further reading, and key point summaries. Medical Microbiology and Infection at a Glance is an invaluable revision aid for medical and allied health students and junior doctors, and is ideal for anyone seeking a comprehensive and concise guide to this subject area.
Oral Microbiology At A Glance is a title in the highly popular at a Glance series. It provides a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams encapsulating essential information. Systematically organized and succinctly delivered, Oral Microbiology At A Glance covers: Oral microbial origins of health or disease Various infections ranging from dental caries, periodontal and endodontic infections to oral mucosal, bone, and systemic infections Local and systemic extensions of oral infections Sterilization, disinfection, infection control methods, and bioterrorism Oral Microbiology At A Glance is the ideal companion for students of microbiology, all students of dentistry, and early career clinicians. In addition the text will provide valuable insight for general dental practitioners wanting to update their knowledge of oral microbiology and immunology, as well as dental hygienists, therapists and technicians.
Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Trauma at a Glance is the new edition of The Musculoskeletal System at a Glance. The book now includes not just basic anatomy, but also features presenting complaints and patient examination and reflects the increased coverage of rheumatology, making it relevant for students at all levels. Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Trauma at a Glance Expands its coverage of rheumatology to include all major topics on the medical student curriculum Includes fully illustrated chapters on examination of each part of the musculoskeletal system Provides self-assessment case studies to test knowledge and provide clinical context Consolidates all information relating to the musculoskeletal system in one title Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Trauma at a Glance is ideal for all medical students studying the musculoskeletal system or taking an orthopaedics or rheumatology rotation.
The central title in the market-leading at a Glance series, Medicine at a Glance provides a concise and accessible introduction to the study of medicine and is the ultimate revision guide for the core medical curriculum. Ideal for medical students, Foundation Programme doctors and those training in the allied health professions, Medicine at a Glance presents each topic as clear, double-page spreads with key facts accompanied by tables, illustrations, photographs and diagrams. Used by thousands of students in its previous two editions, Medicine at a Glance has been fully revised and updated to ensure that it remains THE essential revision guide purchase Contains new chapters on history and examination, patient consent and confidentiality, and substance abuse Further coverage of the essential facts for the diagnosis and treatment of common symptoms and conditions Offers full support for PBL-style courses via self-assessment cases and MCQs contained in a brand new case-based book, Medicine at a Glance: Core Cases which is also available online at: www.ataglanceseries.com/medicine For more information on the complete range of Wiley-Blackwell medical student and junior doctor publishing, please visit: www.wileymedicaleducation.com Reviews of previous editions «Fantastic revision tool before finals with all the breadth of information you need and full colour, clearly laid out diagrams.» —Medical Student, St. Georges Medical School «The most up-to-date and best presented clinical medicine text on the market. It contains succinct and clear explanations of the medical conditions any student is expected to know. A student favourite.» —Medical Student, Nottingham University «I definitely recommend this book to all final year students....» —Final Year Student, GKT «…once you start using this book, you won't say goodbye to it…» —Gube Magazine, Melbourne University Medical Students Association
The at a Glance series is popular among medical students, residents, junior doctors and health professionals for its concise and clear approach and excellent illustrations. Each topic is concisely covered in a double-page spread with color summary diagrams accompanied by explanatory text. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory subject texts or for revision purposes, and are useful throughout medical and nursing training and beyond. Everything you need to know about Neonatology… at a Glance! Written by leading international experts, this accessible overview provides need-to-know information on perinatal medicine, the normal newborn infant, preterm infants and neonatal problems encountered in Intensive Care Units, and their management. Neonatology at a Glance: Provides coverage of the important conditions you will encounter Addresses ethical issues, the death of an infant, quality assurance and evidence-based medicine Includes invaluable advice on practical procedures, in text and diagrammatic form Has been updated to reflect current practice in both the UK and US Neonatology at a Glance is the perfect guide for all health professionals looking after newborn infants, including paediatric trainees, medical students, neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal nurses, therapists and midwives. For neonatologists, pediatricians and nurse tutors it is a valuable resource to assist with teaching.
Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, Haematology at a Glance, Fourth Edition is a broad and accessible introduction to the study of blood. Fully revised and updated to reflect advances in the field and in clinical practice, this new edition covers essential knowledge, from basic hematological physiology to blood disorders and their diagnosis and treatment. This new edition of Haematology at a Glance: • Features expanded sections on the underlying mechanisms, diagnostic techniques and management of the malignant haematological diseases. Also incorporates recent advances in knowledge of thrombosis and the newer oral anticoagulants • Contains the very latest clinical treatments • Includes updated illustrations and clinical photographs to illustrate concepts and aid understanding • Features extensive online self-assessment at www.ataglanceseries.com/haematology This book is an invaluable resource for medical students and health professionals wanting to consolidate and expand their knowledge of haematology.
This comprehensively updated new edition provides a thorough and dynamically-illustrated overview of the female reproductive organs, care of the female during pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period. It is clinically relevant, with a focus on diagnosing, managing and treating disorders and abnormalities and is fully aligned with medical school curricula. Obstetrics and Gynecology at a Glance: • Recaps basic history taking, anatomy and endocrinology and focuses on clinically relevant information • Covers each topic in a double-page spread, packed with charts, graphs, photographs and visuals • Includes thoroughly updated sections on reproductive endocrinology, infertility and urogynecology The companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/obgyn features interactive flashcards, case studies and multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Obstetrics and Gynecology at a Glance is the perfect guide for medical students, junior doctors and midwives, and is ideal for those embarking on clinical rotations and the clerkship.
Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, OSCEs at a Glance 2nd Edition is both a revision guide and a comprehensive introduction to objective structured clinical examinations for medical students. Fully revised to suit the current curriculum, and written with student feedback and experiences in mind, this full-colour textbook contains brand new and comprehensively indexed chapters which include 32 new OSCE stations, covering distinct areas of specialisation as well as broader practical and communication skills covered in the exams. This new edition of OSCEs at a Glance is also supported by a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/osces containing downloadable OSCE checklists – perfect for testing knowledge in the run-up to exams. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.
Anaesthesia at a Glance is a brand new title that provides a concise and visually-orientated summary of a comprehensive lecture course in anaesthesia. Ideal for clinical undergraduate medical students and Foundation Programme doctors undertaking anaesthesia attachments, it gives a systematic, broad view of anaesthesia in various specialties, taking the reader through preparation, management and the pharmacology behind anaesthetic medicine. Anaesthesia at a Glance is supported by a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/anaesthesia containing interactive multiple-choice questions and answers together with a selection of interactive cases – perfect for study and revision. Whether you want to refresh your knowledge or need a thorough overview of the specialty, Anaesthesia at a Glance presents all the vital clinical information you need.
The principles of drug therapies are fundamental to medical practitioners in all branches; but are often difficult to get to grips with. Prescribing at a Glance addresses the most common uses of prescription drugs, and follows progress from dose calculation, administration to monitoring the effects in the treatments of major presenting problems. With a focus on prescribing, this user-friendly guide helps practitioners to develop crucial knowledge and skills, including establishing accurate drug histories, planning appropriate therapies, writing safe and legal prescriptions, critically appraising the prescribing of others, patient support, accessing reliable information about medicines, and detecting adverse drug reactions. Prescribing at a Glance:: Features detailed and high-quality colour illustrations throughout Includes examples of common prescribing errors, practice prescriptions and calculations Follows the structure of the WHO Good Prescribing Guide, and corresponds to the core curriculum of the British Pharmacological Society Is the perfect guide to help you prepare for the Prescribing Skills Assessment (PSA) Includes a companion website featuring interactive MCQs and cases, available at www.ataglanceseries.com/prescribing From the series that brought you Medical Pharmacology at a Glance, and designed to help those in the later stages of their medical training become adept at the skills required for a vital yet often confusing subject – Prescribing at a Glance will help you fill in any knowledge gaps with simple step-by-step instructions, and clear, easy-to-remember guidelines.
Following the undergraduate curriculum set by the British Association of Urological Surgeons, Urology at a Glance offers practical advice on diagnosis and management of one of the most rapidly developing medical specialties. Building on basic science, the book provides an overview of clinical approaches to assist the medical student or junior doctor on rotation, as well as looking at practical procedures and specific details of the most commonly encountered urological disorders. Vibrantly illustrated and containing common clinical scenarios, Urology at a Glance provides all the information and latest guidelines needed for a medical student or junior doctor to excel in this field.
This revised and updated edition of Physiology at a Glance features clear and concise illustrations, memorable data tables, and easy-to-read text, to provide a thorough introduction to physiology that integrates seamlessly with the medical school curriculum. Physiology at a Glance breaks the topic down into its core components, dealing with structures of the body from cellular level to composite systems. Each chapter focuses on an element of the body and explores vital concepts to aid students at all levels of their training. Physiology at a Glance: • Introduces basic biological principles in easy-to-follow spreads, followed by thoroughly revised and updated systems-based chapters • Features completely revised or brand new chapters and figures, including introductory chapters on homeostasis, blood, haemostasis and immunological defence mechanisms • Is fully supported by a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/physiology featuring online access to over 200 self-assessment questions from the book, downloadable flashcards, and revision notes With its straightforward approach to explaining the functions of the body, Physiology at a Glance provides medical, dental, health science and biomedical students with a thorough understanding of an often complex subject. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.
Medical Genetics at a Glance covers the core scientific principles necessary for an understanding of medical genetics and its clinical applications, while also considering the social implications of genetic disorders. This third edition has been fully updated to include the latest developments in the field, covering the most common genetic anomalies, their diagnosis and management, in clear, concise and revision-friendly sections to complement any health science course. Medical Genetics at a Glance now has a completely revised structure, to make its content even more accessible. Other features include: • Three new chapters on Gene Identification, The Biology of Cancer, and Genomic Approaches to Cancer • A much extended treatment of Biochemical Genetics • A completely revised chapter on The Cell Cycle, explaining principles of biochemistry and genetics which are fundamental to understanding cancer causation • Two new chapters on Cardiac Developmental Pathology • An extended Case Studies section Providing a broad understanding of one of the most rapidly progressing topics in medicine, Medical Genetics at a Glance is perfect for students of medicine, molecular biology, genetics and genetic counselling, and is a previous winner of a BMA Award.
Offering a concise, illustrated summary of biochemistry and its relevance to clinical medicine, Medical Biochemistry at a Glance is intended for students of medicine and the biomedical sciences such as nutrition, biochemistry, sports science, medical laboratory sciences, physiotherapy, pharmacy, physiology, pharmacology, genetics and veterinary science. It also provides a succinct review and reference for medical practitioners and biomedical scientists who need to quickly refresh their knowledge of medical biochemistry. The book is designed as a revision guide for students preparing for examinations and contains topics that have been identified as 'high-yield' facts for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), Step 1. This third edition: Has been thoroughly revised and updated and is now in full colour throughout Is written by the author of the hugely successful Metabolism at a Glance (ISBN 9781405107167) Features updated and improved clinical correlates Expands its coverage with a new section on Molecular Biology Includes a brand new companion website of self-assessment questions and answers at www.ataglanceseries.com/medicalbiochemistry
Critical Care Medicine at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for junior clinicians. Fully revised and updated to reflect changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools and postgraduate training programmes, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of critical care medicine to encapsulate all that the student needs to know. This new edition of Critical Care Medicine at a Glance: • Is fully revised and updated to increase coverage of a rapidly expanding area of medicine • Provides a simple and straightforward, yet rapid, introduction to the care of the acutely ill • Features new 'Pearls of Wisdom', to aid learning and understanding • Includes an appendix of top nutrition tips from the Royal College of Physicians • Provides increased coverage of neurological emergencies, acute and abdominal emergencies, arrhythmias, imaging and fluid management Critical Care Medicine at a Glance is ideal for medical students, junior doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals expected to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to care for acutely ill patients.
Prosthodontics at a Glance is a title in the popular At A Glance series and focuses on prosthodontics from diagnostics through treatment to post-operative maintenance. It is an ideal companion for all students of dentistry, clinicians and members of the dental team with an interest in prosthodontics.