Taking a uniquely visual approach to complex subject matter, this pocket Flexibook gives you a full understanding of the basics of neuroscience with 193 exquisite color plates and concise text. Following in the successful tradition of the basic sciences Thieme Flexibooks, this title presents anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology of neuroscience.You will find in-depth coverage of: neuroanatomy, embryology, cellular neuroscience, somatosensory processing, motor control, brain stem and cranial outflow, autonomic nervous system, and much more! The book is designed to supplement larger texts and is ideal as both an introduction to the subject and a complete study guide for exam preparation. It will prove invaluable for all medical and biology students.
Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology
Author: Ben Greenstein,Adam Greenstein
The 5th English edition has been thoroughly revised in terms of content and organization of the didactic material; almost all of the color illustrations have been drawn anew for improved clarity. The extensive introductory chapter focuses on aspects of cytophysiology. Owing to the considerably expanded text and improved illustrative material, functional connections are easily recognized; new concepts and current advances in research are taken fully into account. Main features are: General and cellular physiology; Nerve and muscle; Autonomic nervous system; Blood; respiration; Acid-base balance; Kidney salt and water balance; Heart and circulation; Thermal balance and thermoregulation; Nutrition and digestion; Hormonal control; Central nervous system and senses
Author: Agamemnon Despopoulos,Stefan Silbernagl
Ever since the International Human Genome Project achieved its extraordinary goal of sequencing and mapping the entire human genome, represented by approximately 3 billion base pairs, with its far-reaching implications for understanding the causes of human genetic disorders and their diagnosis, progress in the field has not slowed down. In the fifth edition of the bestselling Color Atlas of Genetics, readers will be rewarded with a complete and current overview of the field, with an emphasis on the interface between fundamental principles and practical applications in medicine and the role of signaling pathways in causing diseases. Using the acclaimed Flexibook format designed for easy visual learning and retention, the atlas is invaluable for students, clinicians, and scientists interested in staying up to date in this fast-evolving area. New fully illustrated topics in the revised fifth edition of the atlas include: An overview of disorders resulting from structural changes of the genome (genomic disorders) Abnormal imprinting patterns Examples of impaired signal pathways (laminopathies, fibrillinopathies, cohesinopathies, and others) The CRISPR-Cas system Genetic features of the aging processes Disorders due to rearrangements of chromatin in the cell nucleus, and others With almost 200 stunning color plates explained by concise texts on the opposite pages, including tables presenting useful data, a glossary of terms, key references, and online resources, the atlas presents clear and accessible concepts. It is an excellent refresher for investigators in any field of medicine or biology.
Author: Eberhard Passarge
Extraordinary color illustrations make biochemistry concepts easy to understand and retain Providing a powerful visual overview of the entire spectrum of human biochemistry, the third edition of the popular Color Atlas of Biochemistry is an ideal reference and study aid. It utilizes the signature Flexibook format, consisting of double-page spreads with clear explanatory text on the left-hand page and exquisitely detailed full-color graphics on the right. These bite-sized learning capsules ensure that your review of any given topic is quick, efficient, and comprehensive, allowing you to target the exact information you need for classroom and exam success. New features of this bestselling review book: Increased focus on pathobiochemical aspects and clinical correlations, especially useful for exam preparation in the clinical sciences New and expanded sections on the immune and digestive systems, motor proteins, transport processes, blood clotting and fibrinolysis, biochemistry of fatty tissue, metabolic integration, neurotransmitters and their receptors, signal transduction, and much more! Symbols for atoms, biomolecules, coenzymes, biochemical processes, and chemical reactions are color-coded to promote quick comprehension Computer graphics that provide simulated 3D representations of important molecules, making complex subject matter tangible Convenient color thumb index that guides you quickly through the book This superb didactic atlas has been used by medical and health science students worldwide since its first publication in German in 1994. It has since been translated into 9 languages and has been revised and updated regularly ever since. Its unrivalled illustrations, concise text, and focused presentation all combine to create an excellent, high-yield study guide.
Author: Jan Koolman,Klaus Heinrich Roehm
A pocket atlas flexibook on this dynamic and wide-ranging field, indispensable for students of medicine and biology alike.Complex processes are well-illustrated in clear images that are not burdened with unnecessary details.Following an introductory part and a section on laboratory methods in immunology, the bulk of the book concentrates on the manifestations of immunological diseases in the human body, providing comprehensive capsule descriptions of all common immune diseases.
Author: Gerd R. Burmester,Antonio Pezzutto
Understanding pathophysiology is the first step toward clinical medicine. This book presents the most important mechanisms of how disease develops in nearly 200 vivid color plates accompanied by clear text. Every double page, with text on the left and pictures on the right, gives a rapid and complete overview of its topic. The contents are organized systematically and a color-coded thumb index makes it easy to navigate through the book. Where necessary for clarity, the basics of physiology are explained again. Numerous clinical references illustrate the links between theory and practice. The pocket atlas has been fully revised and updated for the third edition. It now includes detailed information about malaria, energy metabolism, eating disorders, and obesity. Color Atlas of Pathophysiology is the ideal supplement to Color Atlas of Physiology!
Author: Stefan Silbernagl,Florian Lang
A beautifully illustrated and comprehensive pocket atlas of clinical dermatology Color Atlas of Dermatology is an illustrated guide to the spectrum of dermatological pathologies. This easy-to-use book provides a wealth of practical knowledge essential both in daily practice and when planning treatment. The atlas organizes the main areas of clinical dermatology in a user-friendly formatpresenting short, precise descriptions on the left and illustrative images on the right. This text brings you the most practical and comprehensive information. It begins with the basic principles of dermatological practice, followed by a thorough study of each disease accompanied by techniques for diagnoses and treatment. Treatment procedures include surgery, pharmacotherapy, and the application of physical medicine methods. The instructive color plates are an invaluable aid in visualizing even the most complex relationships. Features: Hundreds of detailed images of actual cases, including graphic illustrations of diagnostic and therapeutic pathways Valuable treatment notes of all common dermatological conditions in day-to-day practice All of the current scientific knowledge of dermatology combined with the classic Thieme Flexibook layout with a double-page spread The Color Atlas of Dermatology is a handy clinical reference for dermatologists and general practitioners, as well as an excellent review tool for medical students preparing for oral exams.
Author: Martin Rocken,Martin Schaller
A Handbook of Commonly Used Dental Medications Useful in the Management of Oral Diseases and Conditions
Author: Michael A. Kahn
Featuring the clinical expertise of respected authorities in the field, the second edition of Color Atlas of Ophthalmology is a lavishly illustrated atlas designed to guide clinicians through the accurate diagnosis and appropriate management of the full range of ophthalmic disorders. For each disease or condition, the book provides full-color clinical photographs that are supplemented by succinct descriptions of symptoms, associated findings, differential diagnosis, and management. Features: Concise text and bullet-point format enables rapid reference and review of important topics More than 600 new high-quality illustrations and photographs depict key concepts Coverage of current medical management and surgical treatments includes discussion of the latest refractive surgery techniques and treatments for cataracts Consistent presentation throughout the book enhances ease of use This pocket-sized atlas is a valuable resource for clinicians, residents, and students in ophthalmology, optometry, primary care, and emergency medicine.
The Quick-Reference Manual for Diagnosis and Treatment
Author: Amar Agarwal,Soosan Jacob
With obesity and diabetes assuming alarming epidemic proportions, diet and nutrition are in the spotlight more than ever before. It has never been more important for health care professionals to be well informed, not only about the latest developments, but also about the scientific facts. The Pocket Atlas of Nutrition is an accessible guide to all aspects of nutrition, from basic chemistry to the most recent dietary guidelines. Includes:- More than 150 easy-to-understand, full-color plates - A comprehensive list of nutrients, including for each its composition, effect, function, occurrence and daily requirements, as well as recommended intake - An extensive listing of all vitamins, minerals, trace elements as well as non-nutritive substances with their function and interaction- Accessible discussions of special diets as well as nutritional recommendations for various medical conditions and throughout the life course, e.g. for pregnant women or athletes- Up-to-date coverage of food-related diseases, including BSE, genetically modified foods, food quality, food allergies, and functional foodsWe are bombarded by new information and claims about nutrition every day. The Pocket Atlas of Nutrition -- concise, practical, and designed for quick reference -- is an ideal basic guide for professionals and interested lay readers alike.
Author: Hans Konrad Biesalski,Peter Grimm
The seventh edition of this classic work makes mastering large amounts of information on the nervous system and sensory organs much easier. It provides readers with an excellent review of the human body and its structure, and it is an ideal study companion as well as a thorough basic reference text. The many user-friendly features of this atlas include: New and enhanced clinical tips Hundreds of outstanding full-color illustrations with updated labels Side-by-side images with explanatory text Helpful color-coding and consistent formatting throughout Emphasizing clinical anatomy, this atlas integrates current information from a wide range of medical disciplines into discussions of the nervous system and sensory organs, including: In-depth coverage of key topics such as molecular signaling, the interplay between ion channels and transmitters, imaging techniques (e.g., PET, CT, and NMR), and much more A section on topical neurologic evaluation Volume 3: Nervous System and Sensory Organs and its companions Volume 1: Locomotor System and Volume 2: Internal Organs comprise a must-have resource for students of medicine, dentistry, and all allied health fields.
Nervous System and Sensory Organs
Author: Werner Kahle,Michael Frotscher
In this easily accessible pocket atlas, two expert radiologists present the normal radiographic anatomy readers need in order to interpret conventional diagnostic radiographs. Each practical, two-page unit displays a standard radiograph of a different projection on the left-hand side supplemented by a detailed, clearly labeled schematic drawing on the opposing page. The consistent, user-friendly format facilitates easy identification and rapid review of key anatomic information.Features: 177 radiographic studies provide multiple views of every basic anatomic structure High-resolution radiographs appear beside explanatory drawings to aid comprehension Seven examinations new to this edition cover a trans-scapular Y view of the shoulder; 45 external and internal rotation views of the knee; and more An ideal reference for anyone involved in the interpretation of commonly performed radiographic studies, the third edition of Pocket Atlas of Radiographic Anatomy is an especially valuable tool not only for medical students and radiology residents, but also for radiological technologists.
Author: Torsten Bert Moeller,Emil Reif