Category Archives: Libros en Inglés
With its unrivaled art program and accessible writing style, McKinley/O’Loughlin’s Human Anatomy stands apart from other anatomy texts. Highquality photographs paired with brilliantly rendered illustrations help students visualize, understand, and appreciate the wonders of human anatomy.
Studentfriendly Study Tips, Clinical View boxes, and progressive question sets motivate students to internalize and apply what they’ve learned.
Now in its Fifth Edition, NMS Surgery is a concise, outlined review of surgery. The succinct coverage of surgical subjects and the USMLEformat questions enable students to successfully complete their clerkship, prepare for the shelf/endofrotation exam, and study for USMLE.
This edition has been thoroughly updated and streamlined to focus on essential material. Questions have been revised to better reflect the level of difficulty of shelf/endofrotation exams. The book has a new twocolor design with more illustrations and wider margins for notes.
Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease – Vinay Kumar, Abul K. Abbas, Nelson Fausto, Jon Aster
One of the best-selling medical textbooks of all time, Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease is the one book that nearly all medical students purchase, and is also widely used by physicians worldwide. A “who’s who” of pathology experts delivers the most dependable, current, and complete coverage of today’s essential pathology knowledge. At the same time, masterful editing and a practical organization make mastering every concept remarkably easy. Online access via Student Consult includes self-assessment and review questions, interactive case studies, downloadable images, videos, and a virtual microscope that lets you view slides at different magnifications. The result remains the ideal source for an optimal understanding of pathology.
This highyield, userfriendly manual is a practical road map for all physicians who diagnose and treat patients with musculoskeletal symptoms, including physiatrists, orthopedists, internists, family practitioners, rheumatologists, and neurologists. Organized by anatomic region, the book provides a stepbystep approach to the diagnosis and aggressive nonsurgical management of common musculoskeletal symptoms. Each chapter opens with diagnosis and treatment algorithms for common chief complaints. Numerous highyield points give a clear picture of each complaint and a logical, stepwise approach to management. The authors also indicate when a symptom is an emergency or requires surgical evaluation.
1 Microbial diversity and freshwater ecosystems
2 Freshwater environments: the influence of physicochemical conditions on microbial communities
3 Algae: the major microbial biomass in freshwater systems
4 Competition for light
5 Inorganic nutrients: uptake and cycling in freshwater systems
6 Bacteria: the main heterotrophic microorganisms in freshwater systems
7 Viruses: major parasites in the freshwater environment
8 Fungi and fungallike organisms: aquatic biota with a mycelial growth form
Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews – Biochemistry – Pamela C. Champe, Richard A. Harvey, Denise R. Ferrier
Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry enables students to quickly review, assimilate, and integrate large amounts of complex information by utilizing powerful visual resources that deliver the focus and clarification needed for mastery of difficult biochemical concepts. Its signature outline format, fullcolor illustrations, and endofchapter summaries and USMLEstyle review questions make it one of the most userfriendly books in the field. New features include boxed, highyield facts throughout
each chapter and expanded coverage of molecular biology.
Provides an overview of the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in learning and memory. The book is well written and includes interesting and illustrative text inserts as well as colorful fugures with detailed explanations. Mechanisms of Memory is a successful integration of recent discoveries and technological advances applied to learning and memory at many different levels that will appeal to its target audience of advanced undergraduates and graduates across a number of disciplines.
This chapter introduces the basics, theory, and terminology of learning and memory.
A Doody’s Core Title 2012
Thoroughly updated and expanded, the new edition of the classic comprehensive reference on pediatric rehabilitation brings together specialists from the various wings of the pediatric rehabilitation community. This market-leading text covers everything from basic examination and psychological assessment to electrodiagnosis, therapeutic exercise, orthotics and assistive devices, and in-depth clinical management of the full range of childhood disabilities and injuries.
Thoroughly updated and expanded, the new edition of the classic comprehensive reference on pediatric rehabilitation brings together specialists from the various wings of the pediatric rehabilitation community.
Medical Physiology: A Systems Approach offers a succinct yet thorough overview of physiology along with an introduction to basic science principles and their relevance to the clinical expression of disease. The book reflects medical education’s increased emphasis on providing students with more clinically oriented content during their first two years of medical school and the importance of the essential concepts of pathophysiology. Focused and clearly written, Medical Physiology: A Systems Approach details the major physiological processes involved in both health and disease. Each chapter begins with a list of Objectives, includes Key Concepts, and ends with Study Questions designed to test your knowledge of major concepts covered in that chapter.
In the Fifth Edition, authors Dave Nelson and Mike Cox combine the best of the laboratory and best
of the classroom, introducing exciting new developments while communicating basic principles
through a variety of new learning tools—from new intext worked examples and data analysis
problems to the breakthrough eBook, which seamlessly integrates the complete text and its media
SECTION I: THE CELLULAR BASIS OF HEMATOPOIESIS
1. Hematopoietic Stem Cells
SECTION II: CARDINAL MANIFESTATIONS OF HEMATOLOGIC DISEASE
2. Anemia and Polycythemia
3. Bleeding and Thrombosis
4. Enlargement of Lymph Nodes and Spleen
5. Disorders of Granulocytes and Monocytes
6. Atlas of Hematology and Analysis of Peripheral Blood Smears
SECTION III: ANEMIAS
7. Iron Deficiency and Other Hypoproliferative Anemias
8. Disorders of Hemoglobin
Edited by Peter Belton
Based on the principle that food science requires the same rigour as the more traditional physical sciences, Professor Peter Belton has drawn together an international team of authors to demonstrate the chemical physics approach to food.
Combining the applications of chemical and physical methods together with a clear quantitative consideration of data, The Chemical Physics of Food offers the food scientist and technologist:
• Coverage of major materials, including starch and gluten
• Consistent approach to the subject matter from a chemical physics viewpoint
• An esteemed team of international Authors
Beautifully illustrated, Essential Reproduction is essential reading for medical, veterinary and biological science students, as well as students of physiology and trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology.” (BMA Medical Book Competition – Programme and Award Winners, September 2008) “This book is excellent for undergraduate studies as it has the perfect level of information. Beautiful diagrams complement clear text and digest this difficult subject down into easy to read sections.
2 Gender and Sexuality
3 Reproductive Messengers
4 Testicular Function in the Adult
Practical Cardiology Evaluation And Treatment Of Common Cardiovascular Disorders – Ragavendra R. Baliga, Kim A. Eagle
Thoroughly updated to reflect current American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines, this concise yet comprehensive handbook presents practical information on the common cardiovascular problems that clinicians encounter daily. The book provides a userfriendly, authoritative guide to evaluation of common cardiovascular symptoms and evaluation and management of common cardiovascular conditions. Coverage also includes clinical challenges such as management of chronic anticoagulation, assessing and minimizing cardiac risk in noncardiac surgery, and management of the cardiac surgery patient. Numerous tables and algorithms help readers find information quickly and aid in clinical decisionmaking.
Obstetrics & Gynecology: PreTest™ SelfAssessment & Review is the perfect way to assess your knowledge of obstetrics and gynecology for the USMLE Step 2 CK and shelf exams. You’ll find 500 USMLEstyle questions and answers that address the clerkship’s core competencies along with detailed explanations of both correct and incorrect answers. All questions have been reviewed by students who recently passed the boards and completed their clerkship to ensure they match the style and difficulty level of the exam.
* 500 USMLEstyle questions and answers
Memorable stories must be effective in multiple ways. The story must paint a strong visual picture. The story must weave in tools to make the reader remember important events and understand their impact. Ken Saladin weaves graceful descriptions of human anatomy and physiology processes together with carefully selected clinical applications and fascinating stories from the history of medicine and evolutionary medicine to create a multilayered story about the human body.
Now in its thoroughly updated Fourth Edition, the Hypertension Primer is a comprehensive, readable source of stateoftheart scientific and clinical information on hypertension. The book contains 171 short chapters by distinguished experts that cover every aspect of hypertension and its pathogenesis, epidemiology, impact, and management. Highlights of this edition include updated JNC 7 findings regarding special population therapy and clinical management. Chapters are grouped into three wellorganized sections–basic science, population science, and clinical management–and each chapter is crossreferenced to other relevant chapters. Each chapter is easily digestible and begins with a bulleted list of key points.