Infectious Diseases in Critical Care Medicine, 3rd edition

Medicine

Infectious Diseases in Critical Care Medicine, 3rd edition
Ainaz Sourati, “Acute Side Effects of Radiation Therapy: A Guide to Management”
Venera A. Shaimova, “Peripheral Retinal Degenerations: Optical Coherence Tomography and Retinal Laser Coagulation, 2nd edition”
Nuclear Oncology From Pathophysiology to Clinical Applications, Second Edition By Prof. Dr. H. William Strauss, Prof. Giuliano Mariani, MD Duccio Volterrani, MD Steven M. Larson
Dominic Stoop, “Preventing Age Related Fertility Loss”

Infectious Diseases in Critical Care Medicine, 3rd edition

Published: 2009-10-28 | ISBN: 1420092405 | PDF | 576 pages | 5.83 MB

A clinically focused overview of infectious disease and critical care medicine.
The Third Edition of Infectious Disease in Critical Care Medicine presents clear diagnostic methods, strategies, and knowledge on antimicrobials crucial to avoiding complications and ensuring patient recovery in the CCU.
Comprehensive yet succinct, this source discusses all clinical infectious diseases from pneumonia and empyema to central nervous system and antibiotic-related infections.
Highlights include:
the latest research on MRSA and VRE
100 high quality illustrations
four new chapters on:
military TB
infections related to immunosuppressive immunomodulating agents
therapy for MRSA and VRE
therapy for MDR klebsiella, pseudomonas, and aceinetobacter

Ainaz Sourati, “Acute Side Effects of Radiation Therapy: A Guide to Management”

English | ISBN: 3319559494 | 2017 | 217 pages | EPUB | 954.92 KB

This book provides clear guidance on how to manage a wide range of side effects frequently encountered when treating patients with radiation therapy. For each potential side effect, incidence, mechanism, symptoms, and grading are carefully described. All aspects of management are addressed, drawing on the latest available evidence and highlighting key details of importance in clinical routine.
The introduction of new radiation therapy techniques such as 3D conformal radiation therapy, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, and image-guided radiation therapy has reduced normal tissue doses and, accordingly, treatment complications. Nevertheless, a significant percentage of patients still experience acute side effects, in part because the threshold doses for these toxicities are typically lower than those for late effects. Acute toxicities may lead to interruption of treatment and be associated with an increase in late damage. A swift and effective response is therefore essential. This book will enable the reader to provide effective care for each side effect, thereby improving patient compliance with treatment and treatment outcomes.

Venera A. Shaimova, “Peripheral Retinal Degenerations: Optical Coherence Tomography and Retinal Laser Coagulation, 2nd edition”

English | ISBN: 3319489941 | 2017 | 227 pages | PDF | 30 MB

This book provides an illustrated guide to peripheral retinal degenerations and the role of spectral domain coherence tomography (SD-OCT) in diagnosis and treatment. The book discusses 73 clinical cases and gives detailed information on the principles of SD-OCT and its application in the imaging of peripheral retina.
Peripheral Retinal Degenerations: Optical Coherence Tomography and Retinal Laser Coagulation, 2nd edition, discusses a broad range of retinal pathologies such as chorioretinal degenerations, posterior vitreous detachment, vitreoretinal adhesions and tractions and includes a plethora of high-quality clinical images throughout. Ophthalmologists and retinal specialists will find this updated edition to be the perfect didactic resource for furthering skills and knowledge in this clinical area.

Nuclear Oncology From Pathophysiology to Clinical Applications, Second Edition By Prof. Dr. H. William Strauss, Prof. Giuliano Mariani, MD Duccio Volterrani, MD Steven M. Larson

English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 | 1946 Pages | ISBN : 3319262343 | 136.45 MB

This book discusses the role of nuclear medicine in the diagnosis, staging, and treatment of patients with specific cancers. It presents the incidence, pathophysiologic and clinical aspects of the disease, the use of nuclear imaging in diagnosis, staging requirements, management of specific tumors, and surveillance after primary treatment of cancers. It addresses the various diagnostic/therapeutic options that are currently available or are most likely to become available in the near future according to a prioritized approach, thereby keeping to a minimum the number of diagnostic imaging procedures the patient is expected to undergo.
Topics include basic science, clinical applications, radionuclide therapy, radioguided surgery, heart disease in the cancer patient, and adverse effects of cancer therapy. Each clinical chapter discusses the radionuclide procedures within an integrated framework, thereby identifying the information required for effective treatment of specific tumors. The book concludes with a series of cases that define and expand the didactic material in the clinical application chapters. Thoroughly updated and revised, the second edition incorporates advances in imaging and therapy and features the current staging guidelines of the American Joint Committee on Cancer.
With contributions from a group of internationally distinguished practitioners, Nuclear Oncology: From Pathophysiology to Clinical Applications, Second Edition, is a valuable reference for nuclear medicine physicians, radiologists, medical and surgical oncologists, and other clinicians involved in the care and management of cancer patients.

Dominic Stoop, “Preventing Age Related Fertility Loss”

English | 23 Nov. 2017 | ISBN: 3319148567 | 172 Pages | EPUB | 1 MB

This unique book provides expert advice on all the different aspects related to fertility preservation for age related infertility. Although, there is a lot of information available on the Internet and in books about fertility preservation for cancer treatment, little information is available for young women that are confronted with a ticking biological clock. While men have been able to cryopreserve sperm since the 1950s, women have only recently gained the opportunity to preserve their gametes through the egg vitrification technique. Therefore, many women confronted with a risk of imminent fertility loss, such as chemotherapy, are now freezing their oocytes instead of embryos. Successful oocyte cryopreservation offers them a reproductive autonomy independent of men. Moreover, it now enables single women to preserve their reproductive chances. The most important threat for female fertility is ovarian aging as it causes a progressive decline in the reproductive chances. The general trend to delay motherhood due to societal changes confronts many women and couples with a diminished fertility. This fertility problem can often not be cured by in vitro fertilization, which makes that an increasing number of women require oocyte donation as the treatment of last resort. In the last few years, fertility centres around the world have started to offer the opportunity cryopreserve oocytes to young, often highly educated, single women. This patient population is unique as compared to other patients in the fertility clinic as they perform a preventive treatment. They are neither confronted with infertility nor are they undergoing a treatment that might cause an imminent treat to their fertility.