Now a major TV series on E4. In this pulse-pounding sequel to Kass Morgan's The 100, secrets are revealed, beliefs are challenged, and relationships are tested. And the hundred will struggle to survive the only way they can - together. It's been 21 days since The 100 landed on Earth. They're the only humans to set foot on the planet in centuries... or so they thought. Facing an unknown enemy, Wells attempts to keep the group together. Clarke strikes out for Mount Weather, in search of other Colonists, while Bellamy is determined to rescue his sister, no matter the cost. And back on the ship, Glass faces an unthinkable choice between the love of her life and life itself.
In a single, convenient volume, Pediatric Endocrinology offers complete coverage of all aspects of basic science and clinical practice, ideal for both pediatricians and endocrinologists. Pediatric endocrinology expert Dr. Mark Sperling teams up with world-renowned authors to bring you up to date with the latest key developments in every area of the field, providing invaluable guidance on how your clinical decision making will be affected by today’s technological and scientific advances. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Determine the best possible course for every patient with easy-to-follow algorithms in every clinical chapter. Stay up to date with today’s hottest topics, including neonatal diabetes mellitus, Type II childhood diabetes, molecular endocrinology, and genetics. Explore the impact of today’s advances and challenges, including explosive growth in molecular biology, sophisticated imaging techniques, and an increase in both pediatric diabetes and obesity. Quickly access the information you need with a new, streamlined organization (Concepts, Endocrine Disorders of the Newborn, Endocrine Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence, and Laboratory Tests and Imaging).
Release on 2013-06-10 | by Betty L. Gahart,Adrienne R. Nazareno
A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals
Author: Betty L. Gahart,Adrienne R. Nazareno
Pubpsher: Elsevier Health Sciences
The #1 IV drug handbook for 40 years, Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals is trusted for its accuracy and comprehensive coverage. Whether you prefer the portable print version or the convenient electronic format, this new edition provides essential data on administering more than 350 intravenous (IV) drugs, entries for new IV drugs recently approved by the FDA, hundreds of new drug facts, a detailed index of generic and trade names and more — all alphabetically organized to help you find drug information quickly and easily. UNIQUE! Published annually to ensure you have essential information on the most recently approved IV drugs as well as updated information on existing drugs. UNIQUE! Contains thorough coverage of more than 350 IV drugs — supplying you with far more than any other comparable handbook. UNIQUE! Time-tested page layout keep all dosage information for each drug on either a single page or a two-page spread to prevent hand contamination by having to turn a page. Consistent, easy-to-use format provides all the essential clinical information you need on IV drug administration. Lists IV drugs alphabetically by generic name for quick clinical reference. Updated IV drug dilution and dosage charts within monographs provide quick access to essential information. Special sections highlight dosage variances for geriatric, pediatric, infant, and neonatal patients. Black Box Warnings, screening, and highlighting make locating key information quick and easy. Printed thumb tabs help you find information faster. "A companion website at http://evolve.elsevier.com/IVMeds/ provides alerts, monographs for selected agents not included in the book, a step-by-step tutorial for calculating IV drug dosages, IV drug dosage calculators, interactive IV drug dosage examples, printable general dilution and solution compatibility charts, and more." NEW! Four new drug monographs provide you with current, clinically relevant drug information for new IV drugs recently approved by the FDA. NEW! Updated drug monographs reflect the latest changes in IV drug therapy.
Release on 2011-04-05 | by Richard L. Guerrant,David H. Walker,Peter F. Weller
Author: Richard L. Guerrant,David H. Walker,Peter F. Weller
Pubpsher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Tropical Infectious Diseases: Principles, Pathogens and Practice, by Drs. Richard L. Guerrant, David H. Walker, and Peter F. Weller, delivers the expert, encyclopedic guidance you need to overcome the toughest clinical challenges in diagnosing and treating diseases caused by infectious agents from tropical regions. Sweeping updates to this 3rd edition include vaccines, SARS, hepatitis A-E, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, tick-borne encephalitis and Omsk hemorrhagic fever, human papilloma virus, and mucormycosis. New full-color images throughout allow you to more accurately view the clinical manifestations of each disease and better visualize the life cycles of infectious agents. Definitive, state-of-the-art coverage of pathophysiology as well as clinical management makes this the reference you’ll want to consult whenever you are confronted with tropical infections, whether familiar or unfamiliar! Obtain complete and trustworthy advice from hundreds of the leading experts on tropical diseases worldwide, including cutting-edge summaries of pathophysiology and epidemiology as well as clinical management. Get the latest answers on vaccines, SARS, hepatitis A-E, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, tick-borne encephalitis and Omsk hemorrhagic fever, human papilloma virus, mucormycosis, and much more. Implement best practices from all over the world with guidance from almost twice as many international authors - over 100 representing more than 35 countries. Accurately view the clinical manifestations of each disease and visualize the life cycles of infectious agents with new full-color images throughout.
Providing Medicare Beneficiaries With the Right Tools, Hearing Before the Special Committee on Aging, U.S. Senate
Author: Charles E. Grassley
Pubpsher: DIANE Publishing
Category: Consumer education
Witnesses: Michael Hash, deputy admin., Health Care Financing Admin.; William Scanlon, dir., Health Finance & System Issues, GAO; Susan Kleimann, Kleimann Communications Group; Geraldine Dallek, project dir., Inst. for Healthcare Research & Policy, Georgetown Univ.; David Abernethy, sr. v.p., Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs, HIP Health Plans. Also, materials submitted by: Nat. Assoc. of Area Agencies on Aging; Nat. Asian Pacific Center on Aging; Rivet Hand Rehab. Center; Cong. Research Serv. ; U.S. Dept. of HHS; 8 Key Components of the 1998 Nat. Medicare Educ. Program (NMEP); Challenges for the NMEP; & NMEP Budget.
Widely recognized as the world’s leading dermatology manual, the new edition of Habif’s Clinical Dermatology has been exhaustively updated to reflect today’s best practices. A wealth of new features makes it easier, than any other resource, to identify, treat, and manage the full range of skin diseases. Presents outstanding photographs for virtually every common skin disorder. Organizes disease information with a Disorders Index on the inside front cover, allowing for quick access to specific guidance, and a brand new Regional Diagnosis Atlas in chapter 1. Uses a consistent format in every chapter to present information in a logical, easy-reference fashion. Features extensive revisions throughout that highlight the newest developments in diagnosis and treatment, giving you the absolute latest on virtually every skin disorder. Over 1000 full color photographs, incorporating 500 brand-new, never-before-published images for enhanced visual diagnostic guidance. Offers expanded material on non-white skin that prepares you to diagnose and treat different patient populations. Provides coverage of tropical diseases to help you treat patients who have been traveling abroad.