A reference book for virology that provides coverage of all aspects of virology, including thorough coverage of virus biology as well as replication and medical aspects of specific virus families. It highlights viruses associated with cancer, including the new human polyomaviruses. It also includes chapters on circoviruses and mimiviruses.
Offers a clinical approach that facilitates learning by viewing pathophysiology as health care professionals do. Whereas a traditional systems-based approach impractically isolates diseases to a single body system, this title recognizes how disease affects multiple systems.
Offers a visual approach to mastering the principles of pathophysiology. This book features many color photographs, diagrams, charts, and other visual aids that clarify essential pathophysiology concepts, and explain key terms and concept.
Schaum's Outlines present all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills.
Boils down your coursework to just the critical concepts you need to know for exam success. This guide features a quick-read, two-column 'flashcard' Q&A format - specifically designed to help you remember a large amount of pertinent information in the least amount of time possible.
There has been a shift in the focus of medical care from the hospital to the community. Medical students are required to understand the community aspects of medical practice and combine this with elements of sociology and psychology. This book looks at the context within which illness is experienced, health is sought and medicine is practised.
Features a wide range of self-assessment materials, useful for testing your understanding, and helping you to prepare for your exams. This title approaches from the point of view of what you will need to know in order to understand the clinical work you will eventually be doing.