On February 3, four new book editions were added to various collections on MD Consult. Below is a brief description of each title.
Textbook of Physical Diagnosis History and Examination, 7th edition:
Derive the maximum diagnostic information from interviewing and examining patients with Textbook of Physical Diagnosis. Employing a compassionate, humanistic approach, Dr. Swartz explores how cultural differences can influence communication, diet, family relationships, and health practices and beliefs, and demonstrates that your interpersonal awareness is just as essential in physical diagnosis as your level of technical skill. This medical reference book features numerous high-quality color images, an easy-to-use design, and detailed descriptions of exam techniques, making it an essential guide for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.
National Kidney Foundation Primer on Kidney Diseases, 6th edition:
The National Kidney Foundation Primer on Kidney Diseases is your ideal companion in clinical nephrology! From anatomy, histology, and physiology, through the diagnosis and management of kidney disease, fluid and electrolyte disorders, hypertension, dialysis, and kidney transplantation, this trusted manual from Elsevier and the National Kidney Foundation provides an accessible, efficient overview of kidney diseases that’s perfect for residency, fellowship, clinical practice, and board review.
Urologic Surgical Pathology, 3rd edition:
With sweeping revisions throughout, the new edition of Urologic Surgical Pathology equips you to accurately diagnose specimens of the entire urinary tract and male reproductive system plus the adrenal glands. Comprehensive in scope, this title begins with a look at normal anatomy and histology for each organ system followed by discussions of the pathology of congenital anomalies, inflammations, non-neoplastic diseases, and neoplasia. Practical guidance in daily urological pathology sign-out and the latest recommended diagnostic approaches, with an emphasis on clinicopathologic and radiographic-pathologic correlations, makes this a true diagnostic decision-making medical reference. A consistent format enables you to locate critical information quickly, and more than 1600 high-quality illustrations, most in full color, make diagnosis even easier.
Cytology: Diagnostic Principles and Clinical Correlates, 4th edition:
Fully updated, the 4th edition of Cytology helps you apply the latest diagnostic techniques for the interpretation of a complete range of cytological specimens. This medical reference book offers you quick access to the newest methods and adjunct tests, all in a brief, highly readable format that makes quick work of reviewing the key information available on this powerful yet minimally invasive method. It’s a perfectly practical bench manual for trainees and practicing pathologists alike!
Check back again next week when we find out what else is new on MD Consult!