Schaechter s Mechanisms of Microbial Disease

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ISBN-10 9780781787444
Release 2012-05-15
Pages 826
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Schaechter's Mechanisms of Microbial Disease provides students with a thorough understanding of microbial agents and the pathophysiology of microbial diseases. The text is universally praised for "telling the story of a pathogen" in an engaging way, facilitating learning and recall by emphasizing unifying principles and paradigms, rather than forcing students to memorize isolated facts by rote. The table of contents is uniquely organized by microbial class and by organ system, making it equally at home in traditional and systems-based curricula. Case studies with problem-solving questions give students insight into clinical applications of microbiology, which is ideal for problem-based learning.



Schaechter s Mechanisms of Microbial Disease

Schaechter s Mechanisms of Microbial Disease Author Moselio Schaechter
ISBN-10 0781753422
Release 2007
Pages 762
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Now in full color, the Fourth Edition of this text gives students a thorough understanding of microbial agents and the pathophysiology of microbial diseases. The text facilitates learning and recall by emphasizing unifying principles and paradigms, rather than forcing students to memorize isolated facts by rote. Case studies with problem-solving questions give students insight into clinical applications of microbiology. Each chapter ends with review and USMLE-style questions. For this edition, all schematic illustrations have been re-rendered in full color and new illustrations have been added. A new online site for students includes animations, USMLE-style questions, and all schematic illustrations and photographs from the text.



Schaechter s Mechanisms of Microbial Disease

Schaechter s Mechanisms of Microbial Disease Author N. Cary Engleberg
ISBN-10 1451100051
Release 2013
Pages 826
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Schaechter's Mechanisms of Microbial Disease provides students with a thorough understanding of microbial agents and the pathophysiology of microbial diseases. The text is universally praised for "telling the story of a pathogen" in an engaging way, facilitating learning and recall by emphasizing unifying principles and paradigms, rather than forcing students to memorize isolated facts by rote. The table of contents is uniquely organized by microbial class and by organ system, making it equally at home in traditional and systems-based curricula. Case studies with problem-solving questions give students insight into clinical applications of microbiology, which is ideal for problem-based learning.



Mechanisms of Microbial Disease

Mechanisms of Microbial Disease Author Moselio Schaechter
ISBN-10 0683076051
Release 1998
Pages 733
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This textbook contains material about microbial agents and how the host responds to them. By focusing on common features of all host-parasite relationships, facts can be organized on a predictable conceptual framework which, in turn, facilitates learning and recall. Key concept boxes appear at the beginning of each chapter; history boxes are included throughout the text; and case studies add greater understanding of clinical applications. Lecturers - Click here to order a FREE Review Copy of this title !



Virology

Virology Author John Carter
ISBN-10 9780470023860
Release 2007-08-15
Pages 358
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Virology is a clear and accessible introduction to this fast moving field, providing a comprehensive resource enabling students to understand the key concepts surrounding this exciting subject. The authors have produced a text that stimulates and encourages the student through the extensive use of clear, colour-coded diagrams. Taking a modern approach to the subject, the relevance of virology to everyday life is clearly emphasised and discussion on emerging viruses, cancer, vaccines, anti-viral drugs gene vectors and pesticides is included. This title: Provides an introduction to the theories behind the origins of viruses and how they are evolving with discussion on emerging viruses Includes numerous diagrams with standard colour coding for different types of molecule such as DNA, messenger RNA, other virus RNA’s proteins – all diagrams are carefully developed and clearly labelled to enhance student understanding Features self-contained descriptions of the complete replication cycles of a selection of viruses Introduces the relevance of virology to the modern world including the latest developments in the field - HIV, Foot and Mouth disease, Ebola, SARS and MMR Presents summary boxes, further reading and an associated website to include the latest developments Virology is an essential textbook for all undergraduate students of biology, microbiology and biomedical sciences taking courses in virology. It is also an invaluable resource for MSc level students who have previously done little or no virology and are looking for an accessible introduction to the subject.



Problem Based Microbiology

Problem Based Microbiology Author Swapan K. Nath
ISBN-10 9781455705337
Release 2005-12-07
Pages 548
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This concise, problem-based textbook covers 91 of the most common infectious diseases, using case studies to promote interactive learning and to build a foundation of knowledge for clinical practice. It presents an overview of how infectious diseases affect a particular organ system. Then, it provides clinical case scenarios, differential diagnosis tables, and succinct explanations of the infectious process, with treatment options and outcomes. Crisp, full-color images and USMLE-style practice questions round out the text. Presents a detailed clinical case study for each infectious disease covered, including treatment and outcomes. Integrates basic and clinical sciences. Covers the most common infectious diseases, including bioterrorism agents and emerging infectious diseases. Promotes active learning by presenting the case study as an unknown, and then providing differential diagnosis tables and rationales. Features over 350 full-color illustrations and images of clinical disease to reinforce written material. Highlights key symptoms, microbiology, epidemiology, and pathogenesis for rapid review. Provides summary tables of important diseases caused by the infecting organism. Includes practice questions to help prepare for the USMLE step 1 and 2 exams.



Medical Genetics

Medical Genetics Author Lynn B. Jorde
ISBN-10 9780323188357
Release 2015-09-04
Pages 356
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Popular for its highly visual, clinical approach, Medical Genetics delivers an accessible yet thorough understanding of this active and fast-changing field. Key updates in this new edition cover the latest developments which are integrated with clinical practice to emphasize the central principles and how they apply to practice. Photographs, illustrations, and tables, along with boxes containing patient/family vignettes demonstrate clinical relevance and enhance visual impact of the material for easier and more effective learning and retention. Includes access to the complete text and images online at studentconsult.com along with 200 additional USMLE-style questions for self-assessment. Mini-summaries, study questions, suggested reading, and a detailed glossary supplement and reinforce what you learn from the text. More than 230 photographs, illustrations, and tables, along with patient/family vignettes clarify difficult concepts and demonstrate clinical significance. Clinical Commentary Boxes help demonstrate how the hard science of genetics has real applications to everyday patient problems and prepare you for problem-based integrated courses. The latest knowledge and research on gene identification, cancer genetics, gene testing and gene therapy, common disorders, ethical and social issues, and much more so you can keep up with current developments in genetics. Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows access to 200 additional USMLE questions, as well as new materials (outlined above) designed to produce a more rounded learning experience.



Handbook of Epigenetics

Handbook of Epigenetics Author Trygve Tollefsbol
ISBN-10 9780128054772
Release 2017-07-10
Pages 682
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Handbook of Epigenetics: The New Molecular and Medical Genetics, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive analysis of epigenetics, from basic biology, to clinical application. Epigenetics is considered by many to be the new genetics in that many biological phenomena are controlled, not through gene mutations, but rather through reversible and heritable epigenetic processes. These epigenetic processes range from DNA methylation to prions. The biological processes impacted by epigenetics are vast and encompass effects in lower organisms and humans that include tissue and organ regeneration, X-chromosome inactivation, stem cell differentiation, genomic imprinting, and aging. The first edition of this important work received excellent reviews; the second edition continues its comprehensive coverage adding more current research and new topics based on customer and reader reviews, including new discoveries, approved therapeutics, and clinical trials. From molecular mechanisms and epigenetic technology, to discoveries in human disease and clinical epigenetics, the nature and applications of the science is presented for those with interests ranging from the fundamental basis of epigenetics, to therapeutic interventions for epigenetic-based disorders. Timely and comprehensive collection of fully up-to-date reviews on epigenetics that are organized into one volume and written by leading figures in the field Covers the latest advances in many different areas of epigenetics, ranging from basic aspects, to technologies, to clinical medicine Written at a verbal and technical level that can be understood by scientists and college students Updated to include new epigenetic discoveries, newly approved therapeutics, and clinical trials



Essential Bioinformatics

Essential Bioinformatics Author Jin Xiong
ISBN-10 9781139450621
Release 2006-03-13
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Essential Bioinformatics is a concise yet comprehensive textbook of bioinformatics, which provides a broad introduction to the entire field. Written specifically for a life science audience, the basics of bioinformatics are explained, followed by discussions of the state-of-the-art computational tools available to solve biological research problems. All key areas of bioinformatics are covered including biological databases, sequence alignment, genes and promoter prediction, molecular phylogenetics, structural bioinformatics, genomics and proteomics. The book emphasizes how computational methods work and compares the strengths and weaknesses of different methods. This balanced yet easily accessible text will be invaluable to students who do not have sophisticated computational backgrounds. Technical details of computational algorithms are explained with a minimum use of mathematical formulae; graphical illustrations are used in their place to aid understanding. The effective synthesis of existing literature as well as in-depth and up-to-date coverage of all key topics in bioinformatics make this an ideal textbook for all bioinformatics courses taken by life science students and for researchers wishing to develop their knowledge of bioinformatics to facilitate their own research.



Multicultural Medicine and Health Disparities

Multicultural Medicine and Health Disparities Author David Satcher
ISBN-10 9780071781510
Release 2005-10-13
Pages 500
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Specific skills, answers, and guidance to clinical issues raised by management of patients of varied cultural and economic backgrounds. Covers the principles of cultural medicine, which medical schools are addressing in physical exam sessions, and specific diseases, disorders, and clinical entities that have genetic and cultural issues associated with them. Includes case studies and evidence-based recommendations and guidelines.



Medical Microbiology

Medical Microbiology Author David Greenwood
ISBN-10 9780702051197
Release 2012-07-17
Pages 672
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Medical microbiology concerns the nature, distribution and activities of microbes and how they impact on health and wellbeing, most particularly as agents of infection. Infections remain a major global cause of mortality and in most hospitals around one in ten of those admitted will suffer from an infection acquired during their stay. The evolution of microbes presents a massive challenge to modern medicine and public health. The constant changes in viruses such as influenza, HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and SARS demand vigilance and insight into the underlying process. Building on the huge success of previous editions, Medical Microbiology 18/e will inform and inspire a new generation of readers. Now fully revised and updated, initial sections cover the basic biology of microbes, infection and immunity and are followed by a systematic review of infective agents, their associated diseases and their control. A final integrating section addresses the essential principles of diagnosis, treatment and management. An unrivalled collection of international contributors continues to ensure the relevance of the book worldwide and complementary access to the complete online version on Student Consult further enhances the learning experience. Medical Microbiology is explicitly geared to clinical practice and is an ideal textbook for medical and biomedical students and specialist trainees. It will also prove invaluable to medical laboratory scientists and all other busy professionals who require a clear, current and most trusted guide to this fascinating field.



Molecular Genetics of Bacteria

Molecular Genetics of Bacteria Author Larry Snyder
ISBN-10 1555816274
Release 2013
Pages 707
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Molecular Genetics of Bacteria is the single most comprehensive and authoritative textbook on bacterial molecular genetics. Perfect for advanced undergraduate and graduate-level courses, the text presents the latest research on the subject in a clearly written and well-illustrated style. This book is intended for students and professionals in the fields of microbiology, genetics, biochemistry, bioengineering, medicine, molecular biology, and biotechnology.



Fundamentals of Molecular Virology 2nd Edition

Fundamentals of Molecular Virology  2nd Edition Author Nicholas H. Acheson
ISBN-10 9781118213827
Release 2011-08-01
Pages 500
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Designed for students learning about viruses for the first time at the undergraduate or graduate level, Fundamentals of Molecular Virology is presented in a style which relates to today's students and professors. This book is also a valuable, up-to-date source of information for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and research scientists working with viruses. Chapters contributed by prominent virologists were edited to conform to a clear and accessible style. The text provides a thorough presentation of basic and contemporary concepts in virology for a student's first exposure to the field.



Mims Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease

Mims  Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Author Anthony A. Nash
ISBN-10 9780123977816
Release 2015-01-24
Pages 364
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Mims' Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease is the landmark book in the field of infectious disease. The new, revised edition of this work provides a comprehensive, up-to-date description of the mechanisms of microbial infection and the pathogenesis of infectious disease. Presented in a clear, accessible style, it deals in an integrated manner with the spectrum of microorganisms, describing the factors common to all infectious diseases. Molecular biology, pathology, and immunology are brought together to explain the mechanisms for spread, immune response, and recovery. Describes the origin and molecular biology of pandemic influenza, HIV1, and HIV2 as well as the recent work on papillomaviruses, herpesviruses, BSE, and variant CJD Contains the latest data on tuberculosis, microbial evasion of immune defenses, and the spread of antibiotic resistance genes among bacteria Provides an update on vaccines, prions, immune evasion, and microbial ligands and receptors Gives an up-to-date picture of the global burden of infectious diseases



Principles of Public Health Microbiology

Principles of Public Health Microbiology Author Robert S. Burlage
ISBN-10 9780763779825
Release 2011-05-11
Pages 417
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Essentials of Public Health Microbiology is a practical, applied textbook that examines how infectious disease is transmitted through a population, how it is monitored, and how preventative measures are designed. Major topics include the purification of water, the treatment of wastewater, food microbiology, sexually transmitted diseases, and the methods used to survey populations. A variety of learning tools, including historical perspectives, case studies, government internet databases, and explanatory figures help the student to understand the critical concepts of microbiology as they are applied to improve health and prevent disease across populations. Designed for students who have had a first course in general microbiology, this one-of-a-kind textbook is ideal for upper level undergraduates and graduates in public health and environmental health, as well as environmental engineering, hydrology, and civil engineering. The text is accompanied by a complete package of instructor resources including Instructor’s Manual, TestBank, and PowerPoint slides available at http://go.jblearning.com/burlage.



Exploring Immunology

Exploring Immunology Author Gordon MacPherson
ISBN-10 9783527673131
Release 2013-03-01
Pages 372
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This concise introductory textbook uses carefully chosen examples from clinical and experimental observations to provide an insight into the principles underlying the immune system. As a result, it encourages readers to ask critical questions in order to further advance our understanding of this unique organ. Both authors are experienced lecturers and highly regarded researchers. The book is professionally illustrated in four color throughout with beautiful artwork which by itself distinguish the title from any comparable title. Website: www.wiley-vch.de/home/immunology



Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases

Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases Author John H. Klippel
ISBN-10 0387685669
Release 2008-01-23
Pages 721
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This is one of the most prestigious and comprehensive texts on arthritis and related diseases, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, lupus and more than one hundred others. It offers medical students and physicians a concise description of the current science, diagnosis, clinical consequences, and principles of management. New and expanded chapters heighten the translational nature of this edition. Students, trainees, and practicing clinicians all need a standard textbook that can change with the times and reflect recent strides taken in understanding and treating rheumatic disease. The Primer fills that need.