First Aid for the Basic Sciences Organ Systems Second Edition

First Aid for the Basic Sciences  Organ Systems  Second Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071743952
Release 2011-10-07
Pages 858
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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.



First Aid for the Basic Sciences General Principles Second Edition

First Aid for the Basic Sciences  General Principles  Second Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071745949
Release 2011-10-28
Pages 608
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The essential companion for your first two years of medical school First Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles, 2e provides you with a solid understanding of the basic science principles with which all medical students must be familiar. The second edition has been completely revised to feature a more student-friendly and approachable text, an updated high-yield rapid review section, new images, and more. Delivers comprehensive single-source coverage of the entire first year of medical school Includes important background material most other reviews leave out Covers the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE Offers full-color images, learning aids, tables, and concise text to streamline your study and help you excel in coursework and on the USMLE Provides a framework for understanding anatomy and histology, embryology, behavioral science, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, pathology, and pharmacology Mirrors the table of content of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate study Written by students who aced the USMLE and reviewed by top faculty



First Aid Basic Sciences 2 E VALUE PACK

First Aid Basic Sciences 2 E  VALUE PACK Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 0071785744
Release 2011-12-26
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SAVE 25% when you buy these essential companions for your first two years of medical school From Tao Le, author of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 THE PACKAGE INCLUDES THESE TWO GREAT REVIEW BOOKS: First Aid for the Basic Sciences, General Principles, 2e Delivers comprehensive single-source coverage of the entire first year of medical school Includes important background material most other reviews leave out Covers the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE Offers full-color images, learning aids, tables, and concise text to streamline your study and help you excel in coursework and on the USMLE Provides a framework for understanding anatomy and histology, embryology, behavioral science, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, pathology, and pharmacology Mirrors the table of content of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate study Written BY students who aced the USMLE and reviewed by top faculty PLUS... First Aid for the Basic Sciences Organ Systems, 2e Delivers comprehensive single-source coverage of the entire second year of medical school Includes important background material most other reviews leave out Covers the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE Offers full-color images, learning aids, tables, and concise text to streamline your study and help you excel in coursework and on the USMLE Provides a practical framework for understanding the anatomy, physiology, pathohysiology, and pharmacology of each human organ system Mirrors the table of content of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate study Written by students who aced the USMLE and reviewed by top faculty



Mosby s Review for the NBDE

Mosby s Review for the NBDE Author Mosby
ISBN-10 9780323225694
Release 2014-05-30
Pages 488
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Get all the review and testing practice you need to pass the NBDE Part II! Providing the most up-to-date information on the biomedical and dental sciences addressed in Part II of the National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) — including Endodontics, Operative Dentistry, Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery and Pain Control, Oral Diagnosis, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Patient Management, Periodontics, Pharmacology, and Prosthodontics — this complete exam review features an easy-to-use outline format that mirrors the topic progression of the NBDE. Plus, it’s loaded with informative examples and illustrations, endless practice questions reflecting the latest question types, and customizable testing modes to ensure you are fully prepared to tackle every aspect of Part II of the NBDE! Easy-to-use outline format organizes essential data and key points in a clean, streamlined fashion. Exam-based progression of topics presents sections and topics in the same order as they appear on the actual exam. Practice exams with approximately 450 questions appear at the end of the book along with the correct answers and rationales. Approximately 400 diagrams and photographs provide visual evidence to support key biomedical and dental topics. Tables and text boxes provide supplementary information and emphasize important data from the text. NEW! Online resources on the companion Evolve website include: Database of exam questions Timed practice exams Custom test generator to mimic the NBDE II Sample cases Answers and rationales Downloadable apps NEW! Practice and testing modes for NBDE II review allow you to test yourself via category or in a testing format that allows you to create an unlimited number of unique practice tests with instant feedback. UPDATED! New test items types in practice exams include multiple correct answer, extended matching, and answer ordering question types that are found on the latest NBDE exam from the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations (JCNDE).



Textbook of Diabetes and Pregnancy Third Edition

Textbook of Diabetes and Pregnancy  Third Edition Author Moshe Hod
ISBN-10 9781482213621
Release 2016-06-08
Pages 547
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Babies of women with diabetes are nearly five times more likely to be stillborn and almost three times more likely to die in the first three months. The incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus in the U.S. is high—between 3 and 7 percent—and rising. The condition is often complicated by other risk factors such as obesity and heart disease. The Textbook of Diabetes and Pregnancy presents a comprehensive review of the science, clinical management, and medical implications of gestational diabetes mellitus, a condition with serious consequences that is on the increase in all developed societies. This new edition supports the latest initiatives and strategies of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) and adds chapters on noncommunicable diseases, obesity, bariatric surgery, and epidemiology outside Western cultures. Written by a cadre of experts, the book provides a comprehensive, authoritative, and international view of gestational diabetes mellitus and will be invaluable to maternal-fetal medicine specialists, diabetologists, neonatologists, and a growing number of gynecologists and general physicians concerned with the management of noncommunicable diseases in pregnancy.



Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants

Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants Author Horst Marschner
ISBN-10 0124735436
Release 1995
Pages 889
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An understanding of the mineral nutrition of plants is of fundamental importance in both basic and applied plant sciences. The Second Edition of this book retains the aim of the first in presenting the principles of mineral nutrition in the light of current advances. This volume retains the structure of the first edition, being divided into two parts: Nutritional Physiology and Soil-Plant Relationships. In Part I, more emphasis has been placed on root-shoot interactions, stress physiology, water relations, and functions of micronutrients. In view of the worldwide increasing interest in plant-soil interactions, Part II has been considerably altered and extended, particularly on the effects of external and interal factors on root growth and chapter 15 on the root-soil interface. The second edition will be invaluable to both advanced students and researchers. Key Features * Second Edition of this established text * Structure of the book remains the same * 50% of the reference and 50% of the figures and tables have been replaced * Whole of the text has been revised * Coverage of plant (soil interactions has been increased considerably)



Structural Equation Modeling With AMOS

Structural Equation Modeling With AMOS Author Barbara M. Byrne
ISBN-10 9781136648762
Release 2013-09-13
Pages 416
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This bestselling text provides a practical guide to the basic concepts of structural equation modeling (SEM) and the AMOS program (Versions 17 & 18). The author reviews SEM applications based on actual data taken from her research. Noted for its non-mathematical language, this book is written for the novice SEM user. With each chapter, the author "walks" the reader through all steps involved in testing the SEM model including: an explanation of the issues addressed an illustration of the hypothesized and posthoc models tested AMOS input and output with accompanying interpretation and explanation The function of the AMOS toolbar icons and their related pull-down menus The data and published reference upon which the model was based. With over 50% new material, highlights of the new edition include: All new screen shots featuring Version 17 of the AMOS program All data files now available at www.psypress.com/sem-with-amos Application of a multitrait-mulitimethod model, latent growth curve model, and second-order model based on categorical data All applications based on the most commonly used graphical interface The automated multi-group approach to testing for equivalence The book opens with an introduction to the fundamental concepts of SEM and the basics of the AMOS program. The next 3 sections present applications that focus on single-group, multiple-group, and multitrait-mutimethod and latent growth curve models. The book concludes with a discussion about non-normal and missing (incomplete) data and two applications capable of addressing these issues. Intended for researchers, practitioners, and students who use SEM and AMOS in their work, this book is an ideal resource for graduate level courses on SEM taught in departments of psychology, education, business, and other social and health sciences and/or as a supplement in courses on applied statistics, multivariate statistics, statistics II, intermediate or advanced statistics, and/or research design. Appropriate for those with limited or no previous exposure to SEM, a prerequisite of basic statistics through regression analysis is recommended.



Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes

Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes Author Alan J. Barrett
ISBN-10 9780080984155
Release 2012-12-02
Pages 984
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Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes, Second Edition, Volume 1: Aspartic and Metallo Peptidases is a compilation of numerous progressive research studies on proteolytic enzymes. This edition is organized into two main sections encompassing 328 chapters. This handbook is organized around a system for the classification of peptidases, which is a hierarchical one built on the concepts of catalytic type, clan, family and peptidase. The concept of catalytic type of a peptidase depends upon the chemical nature of the groups responsible for catalysis. The recognized catalytic types are aspartic, cysteine, metallo, serine, threonine, and the unclassified enzymes, while clans and families are groups of homologous peptidases. Homology at the level of a family of peptidases is shown by statistically significant relationship in amino acid sequence to a representative member called the type example, or to another member of the family that has already been shown to be related to the type example. Each chapter discusses the history, activity, specificity, structural chemistry, preparation, and biological aspects of the enzyme. This book will prove useful to enzyme chemists and researchers.



Statistical Methods in the Atmospheric Sciences

Statistical Methods in the Atmospheric Sciences Author Daniel S. Wilks
ISBN-10 9780123850232
Release 2011-07-04
Pages 704
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Statistical Methods in the Atmospheric Sciences, Third Edition, explains the latest statistical methods used to describe, analyze, test, and forecast atmospheric data. This revised and expanded text is intended to help students understand and communicate what their data sets have to say, or to make sense of the scientific literature in meteorology, climatology, and related disciplines. In this new edition, what was a single chapter on multivariate statistics has been expanded to a full six chapters on this important topic. Other chapters have also been revised and cover exploratory data analysis, probability distributions, hypothesis testing, statistical weather forecasting, forecast verification, and time series analysis. There is now an expanded treatment of resampling tests and key analysis techniques, an updated discussion on ensemble forecasting, and a detailed chapter on forecast verification. In addition, the book includes new sections on maximum likelihood and on statistical simulation and contains current references to original research. Students will benefit from pedagogical features including worked examples, end-of-chapter exercises with separate solutions, and numerous illustrations and equations. This book will be of interest to researchers and students in the atmospheric sciences, including meteorology, climatology, and other geophysical disciplines. Accessible presentation and explanation of techniques for atmospheric data summarization, analysis, testing and forecasting Many worked examples End-of-chapter exercises, with answers provided



First Aid for the Basic Sciences Organ Systems Third Edition

First Aid for the Basic Sciences  Organ Systems  Third Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9781259587047
Release 2017-01-22
Pages 912
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Comprehensive, single-source coverage of the entire second year of medical school! First Aid for the Basic Sciences: Organ Systems, Third Edition is a unique single-source review of the entire second year medical school curriculum. This full-color, richly illustrated, and engagingly written resource provides readers with a solid understanding of basic sciences relative to human organ systems which all medical students must be familiar. When used with the companion review First Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles, Third Edition, this powerful combination distills must-know course information to help students survive their first two years of medical school and provides an in-depth review for the USMLE Step 1. • An essential companion during your first two years of medical school • Includes important foundational content most other reviews leave out • Focuses on the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE Step 1 • Enhanced by full-color images, learning aids, tables, and concise text to streamline your study and help you excel in coursework and on the USMLE Step 1 • Provides a complete framework for understanding anatomy, embryology, pathology, and pharmacology by organ systems • Mirrors the table of contents of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate side-by-side study • Written by students who aced the USMLE and reviewed by top faculty



Miller s Review of Orthopaedics

Miller s Review of Orthopaedics Author Mark D. Miller
ISBN-10 9780323355179
Release 2015-12-16
Pages 904
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For nearly a quarter century Miller's Review of Orthopaedics and the accompanying annual Miller Review Course (www.MillerReview.org) have been must-have resources that residents and practitioners have turned to for efficient and effective exam preparation. This 7th Edition continues to provide complete coverage of the field's most-tested topics, now reorganized to be more intuitive, more user-friendly, and easier to read. Numerous study aids help you ace your exams: a superb art program, including full-color tables, images, and pathology slides; improved concise, bulleted text design; "testable facts" in every chapter; multiple-choice review questions written by experts in the field; and much more. Video clips and SAQs available online for easy access. Surgery) and OITE (Orthopaedic In-Service Training Exam) exams, giving you the confidence you need to prepare for certification and recertification. Completely revised sections on anatomy, spine, and tumors, along with input from many new authors, keep you fully up to date. An increased emphasis on imaging, along with the most current results and techniques, ensure that you're prepared for today's exams. Includes new coverage of femoroacetabular impingement, spine trauma, common medications used in orthopaedics, and recent advances in basic sciences. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.



First Aid Q A for the USMLE Step 1 Third Edition

First Aid Q A for the USMLE Step 1  Third Edition Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9780071744027
Release 2012-01-24
Pages 765
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1,000 questions and answers prepare you for the USMLE Step 1! The only comprehensive Q&A review for the USMLE Step directly linked to high-yield facts from Dr. Le's First Aid for the USMLE Step 1, this essential study guide offers 1000 board-style questions and answers, easy-to-navigate, high yield explanations for correct and incorrect answers, and more than 350 accompanying images. Features: 1000 board-style questions and answers -- reviewed and approved -- by students who just aced the exam Detailed explanations for both right and wrong answers - with letter options in boldface for at-a-glance review Chapters keyed to Dr. Le's First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 so you can simultaneously review questions and high-yield facts 130+ high-yield images, diagrams, and tables One complete practice exam consisting of 7 blocks of 50 questions simulates the exam experience



First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2017

First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2017 Author Tao Le
ISBN-10 9781259837623
Release 2017-01-06
Pages 784
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THE “BIBLE” FOR USMLE STEP 1 PREP—AND THE ULTIMATE TOOL FOR ORGANIZING YOUR STUDY! This annually updated review delivers a comprehensive collection of high-yield facts and mnemonics that pinpoint exactly what students need to know to pass the exam. Co-authored by medical students who recently took the boards, it provides a complete framework to help students prepare for the most stressful exam of their careers. • 1,200+ high-yield facts based on student reporting from the last exam • Test-taking advice with focus on high-efficiency studying • Updated in all subject areas based on feedback from thousands of students • Extensive faculty review process with nationally known USMLE instructors • 1,000+ color photos and diagrams help you visualize high-yield concepts • Expanded guide to top-rated study resources, including mobile apps • Free real-time updates and corrections at www.firstaidteam.com



Health Systems Science

Health Systems Science Author Susan E. Skochelak
ISBN-10 9780702070372
Release 2016-11-30
Pages 400
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Developed by the American Medical Association’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium, Health Systems Science is the first text that focuses on providing a fundamental understanding of how health care is delivered, how health care professionals work together to deliver that care, and how the health system can improve patient care and health care delivery. Along with basic and clinical science, Health Systems Science (HSS) is rapidly becoming a crucial "third pillar" of medical science, requiring a practical, standardized curriculum with an emphasis on understanding the role of human factors, systems engineering, leadership, and patient improvement strategies that will help transform the future of health care and ensure greater patient safety. Complete coverage of the evolving field of HSS includes patient safety, quality improvement, evidence-based medicine, value in health care, interprofessional teamwork, stewardship of health care resources, population management, clinical informatics, care coordination, leadership, and health care financing/reform. Patient improvement strategies incorporates checklists, information technology, team training, and more. A consistent chapter template provides clear coverage of each topic, including Learning Objectives, Chapter Outline, Core Chapter Content, Summary, Questions for Reflection, and Annotated Bibliography and References. Highly relevant content applicable to today’s evolving health care delivery written by experts in key, emerging areas of HSS. Developed in partnership with the AMA’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium, at the forefront of change and innovation in medical education.



Data Mining Concepts and Techniques

Data Mining  Concepts and Techniques Author Jiawei Han
ISBN-10 0123814804
Release 2011-06-09
Pages 744
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Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques provides the concepts and techniques in processing gathered data or information, which will be used in various applications. Specifically, it explains data mining and the tools used in discovering knowledge from the collected data. This book is referred as the knowledge discovery from data (KDD). It focuses on the feasibility, usefulness, effectiveness, and scalability of techniques of large data sets. After describing data mining, this edition explains the methods of knowing, preprocessing, processing, and warehousing data. It then presents information about data warehouses, online analytical processing (OLAP), and data cube technology. Then, the methods involved in mining frequent patterns, associations, and correlations for large data sets are described. The book details the methods for data classification and introduces the concepts and methods for data clustering. The remaining chapters discuss the outlier detection and the trends, applications, and research frontiers in data mining. This book is intended for Computer Science students, application developers, business professionals, and researchers who seek information on data mining. Presents dozens of algorithms and implementation examples, all in pseudo-code and suitable for use in real-world, large-scale data mining projects Addresses advanced topics such as mining object-relational databases, spatial databases, multimedia databases, time-series databases, text databases, the World Wide Web, and applications in several fields Provides a comprehensive, practical look at the concepts and techniques you need to get the most out of your data



Brownfields

Brownfields Author Todd S. Davis
ISBN-10 1570739617
Release 2002
Pages 1077
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Written for real estate lawyers, environmental lawyers, property owners, lenders, environmental consultants, environmental regulators, state or local government leaders and developers.



Postgraduate Orthopaedics

Postgraduate Orthopaedics Author Paul A. Banaszkiewicz
ISBN-10 9781316586402
Release 2016-09-30
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The third edition of Postgraduate Orthopaedics has been fully updated, revised and expanded to meet the challenges of a continually changing exam format, providing detailed core orthopaedic knowledge and insight into tactics and pre-exam planning to increase a candidate's chance of success. Written by a core of authors chosen specifically for their knowledge of the key factors for exam success, this edition includes more illustrations and diagrams and additional exam-focused material for the trickier areas of the syllabus. The trauma chapter has been separated into four distinct sections to improve the overall trauma content. The book also includes a dedicated chapter on what books to read, reflecting the fact that this area has become more complicated in recent years, and an applied basic science chapter, which focuses on basic science viva questions in detail. This guide continues to evolve and has established itself as the definitive text for the FRCS (Tr & Orth) exam.