Med School in a Box

Med School in a Box Author Mental Floss
ISBN-10 1594741476
Release 2007-03-08
Pages 96
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So you're thinking about med school but you're not ready to devote the next ten years to grad school. Or perhaps you're already a medical doctor and just want a quick refresher course. Either way, the brilliant minds at Mental_Floss magazine are happy to help. Med School in a Box offers instruction in anatomy, physiology, neurosurgery, and other impressive-sounding subjects for the wildly low price of $14.95. Your program includes: Med School in 96 Pages: Your Comprehensive Textbook 10 Heroes of Medicine Trading Cards 10 Extra-Credit Study Cards A devilishly complicated medical trivia board exam A rolled diploma with real Latin words It's the perfect gift for doctors and would-be doctors of all ages, from the highest-ranked boxed medical school in the country!



The 2007 Pfizer Medical School Manual

The 2007 Pfizer Medical School Manual Author Mike Magee
ISBN-10 1889793213
Release 2006-12-01
Pages 98
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This annually updated manual is a step-by-step guide to the admissions process. Clearly and concisely written, it provides an overview of the process as well as contact information and statistics for U.S. medical schools, and listings of other informational resources.



Get Into Medical School

Get Into Medical School Author Kenneth V. Iserson
ISBN-10 1883620317
Release 2004-01
Pages 460
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This comprehensive "must-have" for every pre-med student details every step from high school through MCATs, interviews, and acceptance into medical school.



Learn to Live Through Cancer

Learn to Live Through Cancer Author Stewart B. Fleishman, MD
ISBN-10 9781617050626
Release 2011-06-20
Pages 137
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A roadmap to help you recover better and faster following a cancer diagnosisófrom the moment of diagnosis through remission and life after cancer. For more than 25 years, Dr. Fleishman has helped thousands of patients and families navigate the hopes, fears, and realities of cancer. In Learn to Live through Cancer, he provides a supportive and empowering guide so that you and your family know what to expect and how to proceed at every stage of your journey with cancer. Using the tools and suggestions of his step-by-step system, youíll learn how to: Evaluate your condition Improve communication with your health care providers Participate in care decisions more easily Research your illness and treatment options Assess complementary therapy options improve overall health habits Tend to your emotional well-being Adjust to the physical and emotional changes posttreatment Packed with practical tools and evidence-based advice, Learn to Live through Cancer is an essential companion for every cancer survivor and his or her loved ones.



Making the Most of Medical School

Making the Most of Medical School Author Ashton Barnett-Vanes
ISBN-10 9781351595650
Release 2017-11-27
Pages 231
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This concise guide to medical school offers an alternative path to developing a diverse set of academic and professional skills for a successful career in medicine. Written for current and prospective medical students, chapters are structured around eight key themes relevant to the active ‘all-rounder’ medic, including learning and leading high-quality research, opportunities in global health, further academic degrees and the complementary career options available to today’s medical graduate. This book serves as essential reading for anyone considering and embarked upon an exciting career in medicine.



Not Just Any Medical School

Not Just Any Medical School Author Horace Willard Davenport
ISBN-10 0472110764
Release 1999
Pages 382
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Presents a fascinating view of medical education at the University of Michigan supplemented with rare photographs



Copeland s Cure

Copeland s Cure Author Natalie Robins
ISBN-10 9780307555373
Release 2009-07-22
Pages 352
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Today, one out of every three Americans uses some form of alternative medicine, either along with their conventional (“standard,” “traditional”) medications or in place of them. One of the most controversial–as well as one of the most popular–alternatives is homeopathy, a wholly Western invention brought to America from Germany in 1827, nearly forty years before the discovery that germs cause disease. Homeopathy is a therapy that uses minute doses of natural substances–minerals, such as mercury or phosphorus; various plants, mushrooms, or bark; and insect, shellfish, and other animal products, such as Oscillococcinum. These remedies mimic the symptoms of the sick person and are said to bring about relief by “entering” the body’s “vital force.” Many homeopaths believe that the greater the dilution, the greater the medical benefit, even though often not a single molecule of the original substance remains in the solution. In Copeland’s Cure, Natalie Robins tells the fascinating story of homeopathy in this country; how it came to be accepted because of the gentleness of its approach–Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow were outspoken advocates, as were Louisa May Alcott, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Daniel Webster. We find out about the unusual war between alternative and conventional medicine that began in 1847, after the AMA banned homeopaths from membership even though their medical training was identical to that of doctors practicing traditional medicine. We learn how homeopaths were increasingly considered not to be “real” doctors, and how “real” doctors risked expulsion from the AMA if they even consulted with a homeopath. At the center of Copeland's Cure is Royal Samuel Copeland, the now-forgotten maverick senator from New York who served from 1923 to 1938. Copeland was a student of both conventional and homeopathic medicine, an eye surgeon who became president of the American Institute of Homeopathy, dean of the New York Homeopathic Medical College, and health commissioner of New York City from 1918 to 1923 (he instituted unique approaches to the deadly flu pandemic). We see how Copeland straddled the worlds of politics (he befriended Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, and Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, among others) and medicine (as senator, he helped get rid of medical “diploma mills”). His crowning achievement was to give homeopathy lasting legitimacy by including all its remedies in the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938. Finally, the author brings the story of clashing medical beliefs into the present, and describes the role of homeopathy today and how some of its practitioners are now adhering to the strictest standards of scientific research–controlled, randomized, double-blind clinical studies. From the Hardcover edition.



MBA Degree in a Box

MBA Degree in a Box Author Mental_floss Presents
ISBN-10 159474310X
Release 2009-04-08
Pages 96
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With Law School in a Box and Med School in a Box, Quirk Books and mental_floss magazine brought affordable postgraduate education to some 50,000 eager students. Now the world's #1 boxed university is expanding its curriculum to include MBA Degree in a Box, an advanced course in business education for the low price of $14.95. Your study materials include: • Business School in 96 Pages: Your Comprehensive Textbook • 10 Heroes of the Boardroom Trading Cards • 10 CEO Case Study Cards • A fiendishly complicated business-trivia final exam • A rolled diploma with real Latin words Packed with entertaining trivia about Henry Ford, Donald Trump, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and more, MBA Degree in a Box is the perfect gift for businesspeople of all ages from the highest-ranked boxed business school in the world!



Neurobiology of the Locus Coeruleus

Neurobiology of the Locus Coeruleus Author
ISBN-10 0080862136
Release 1991-11-21
Pages 639
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Neurobiology of the Locus Coeruleus



Cardiac Preexcitation Syndromes

Cardiac Preexcitation Syndromes Author David G. Benditt
ISBN-10 9781468475265
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 576
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correction of such a reentry when he observed The W olff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, . . . in a favourable experiment, the vigorous the most common variety of preexcitation, has for some time held a fascination for those circulating wave and its instantaneous arrest by interested in clinical electrophysiology because section of the ring is a sight not easily forgotten. it seems to represent a naturally occurring event which, if adequately understood, would un Courageous is the only way to describe the mask answers to many fundamental questions first attempt to surgically interrupt an accessory concerning mechanisms and treatment of car pathway. The immensity of the feat speaks for diac arrhythmias. Thus, it has been described by itself: Open heart surgery was performed to Scherf and Neufeld [1] as the "Rosetta Stone" divide an invisible stream of electrons! This of electrocardiography. historic event was not anticipated. A fisherman The historic overview of the pre excitation from the coast of North Carolina presented to syndromes will be deferred to Dr. Burchell's Duke University Medical Center in 1968 with authoritative chapter, but a few highlights de refractory supraventricular tachycardia related serve emphasis here because they graphically to the WPW syndrome [2]. Attempts to control portray how elements of serendipity, courage, the tachycardia medically failed. Dr. Andrew and luck played important roles in the unfold Wallace (then Director of the Coronary Care Unit) had recently returned from the NIH ing of the mysteries of preexcitation.



Glutathione In The Nervous System

Glutathione In The Nervous System Author Christopher Ari Shaw
ISBN-10 1560326433
Release 1998-02-27
Pages 389
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The goal of this text is to focus readers attention on three major areas; the origin and localization of GSH in the nervous system; the multiple effects of GSH on neural health activity; and the potential for alterations on GSH status to lead to neurological damage of the type observed in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders. The text also touches upon the additional roles of the antoxidant GSH, including possible neurotransmitter action, redox modulation of ionotropic receptor function, and neuroprotection against exicitoxic actions of glutamate.



A Clinician s Pearls Myths in Rheumatology

A Clinician s Pearls   Myths in Rheumatology Author John H. Stone
ISBN-10 1848009348
Release 2009-10-03
Pages 493
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Important strides have been made in understanding the pathophysiologic basis of many inflammatory conditions in recent years, but rheumatology remains a discipline in which diagnosis is rooted in the medical history skillfully extracted from the patient, the careful physical examination, and the discriminating use of laboratory tests and imaging. Moreover, selection of the most appropriate therapy for patients with rheumatic diseases also remains heavily reliant upon clinical experience. Medical disciplines such as rheumatology that depend significantly upon clinical wisdom are prone to the development of systems of ‘Pearls’ and ‘Myths,’ related to the diseases they call their own, a ‘Pearl’ being a nugget of truth about the diagnosis or treatment of a particular disease that has been gained by dint of clinical experience and a ‘Myth’ being a commonly held belief that influences the practice of many clinicians – but is false. This book will pool together the clinical wisdom of seasoned, expert rheumatologists who participate in the care of patients with autoimmune diseases, systemic inflammatory disorders, and all other rheumatic conditions.



Guide to American Graduate Schools

Guide to American Graduate Schools Author Harold R. Doughty
ISBN-10 9781101162958
Release 2009-02-24
Pages 864
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For students planning further study after college, the Guide to American Graduate Schools puts the necessary information at their fingertips. Completely revised and updated, this long-trusted and indispensable tool features comprehensive information on every aspect of graduate and professional study, including: • Alphabetically arranged profiles of more than 1,200 accredited institutions, including enrollment, locations, libraries and other facilities, and housing situations • Fields of study offered by each institution and types of degrees conferred • Admissions standards and requirements, recruitment practices, and degree requirements • Tuition costs and opportunities for financial aid • Details on scholarships, fellowships, assistantships, and internships Organized in a clear, straightforward, easy-to-use format, this is the essential source with which to begin planning for the future.



Fragility Fractures An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

Fragility Fractures  An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine Author Daniel A Mendelson
ISBN-10 9780323266574
Release 2014-04-16
Pages 236
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine is centered on the management of the geriatric fragility fracture patient. This issue features expert clinical reviews on topics such as Principles of comanagement, Lean business model and implementation of a Geriatric Fracture Center, Preoperative optimization and risk assessment, Preoperative reversal and management of anticoagulation and antiplatelet agents, Classification and surgical approach to hip fractures for non-surgeons, Special anesthetic consideration for the fragility fracture patient, Non-surgical management and palliation of fragility fractures, and Management of post-operative complications including Delerium, Anemia, Venous thromboembolism, and Cardiovascular disease and volume management. Also included are articles on Transitions in care and rehabilitation, Osteoporosis related secondary fracture prevention, Post-operative assessment of falls risk and prevention, and Fragility fractures requiring special consideration.



Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Heart

Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Heart Author Nicholas Sperelakis
ISBN-10 9781475711714
Release 2013-06-29
Pages 846
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could go on for several pages. Thus the book edited This book emphasizes the fundamental, functional aspects of cardiology. Within the last thirty years, by Sperelakis IS a potent reminder of the almost for the rift between clinical and investigative cardiology gotten fact that cardiology has twO sites, inextrica has widened, because of the overwhelming devel bly related. opment of new clinical procedures, both diagnostic The book deals with subjects in which Dr. Sper and therapeutic. Almost forgotten is the fact that elakis has pioneered: ultrastructure of heart muscle, we owe most of the clinical advances to theoretical electrophysiology, cardiac contractility, and ion ex and experimental observations. I need not remind change. An extension of these subjects is the chapter the reader of the work of Carrel, who performed the dealing with fundamental topics of the coronary cir first experimental coronary bypass in 1902, or the culation. work of the brothers Curie in 1880, both physicists, This book is indeed a timely reminder of the im who discovered piezoelectricity, the keystone in ech portance of the fundamental aspects of cardiology. ogradiography; of the works of Langley, who intro Emphasis on clinical aspects of cardiology alone will duced the receptors concept; of Ahlquist in 1946, result in a sterile and unproductive future for a field who first differentiated between alpha and beta re that has made such stunning advances during the ceptors; of Fleckenstein, a physiologist who pi last thirty years to the benefit of millions of people.



Neurobiology of Ischemic Brain Damage

Neurobiology of Ischemic Brain Damage Author K. Kogure
ISBN-10 9780080862217
Release 1993-05-10
Pages 282
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In the eight years since the publication of Volume 63 of Progress in Brain Research, on this subject, developments in the research field have been very fast. For example, receptor physiology and pharmacology is now an intensively studied field, and the excitotoxic hypothesis of cell death is commonly accepted. Furthermore, it is recognized that ischemia and other insults give rise to a sustained depression of overall protein synthesis, yet lead to the expression of dormant genes and to synthesis of new proteins. In view of this development, this volume focusses on the cellular and molecular aspects of ischemic brain damage. The book will be of great value to all those interested in the pathophysiology of ischemic and traumatic brain damage.



Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology

Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology Author M. G. Marmot
ISBN-10 0198525737
Release 2005
Pages 932
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Heart attack (ischaemic heart disease or coronary heart disease) as one of a group of cardiovascular diseases, is one of the main causes of death (over 30 million/year) in the developed and developing world. The dual aim of this book is to review the well-established risk factors in CHD and to look forward to disease prevention, equipped with lessons from the past. The book covers etiology to public health, including studies within a single population and international studies, important areas of methodological development, trials to test preventive strategies, and the application of epidemiological and other knowledge to the development of public health policy for the prevention of widespread disease. It is an all-encompassing work containing contributions from the world authorities in the field.