Hughes  Mansel   Webster s Benign Disorders and Diseases of the Breast Book

Hughes Mansel Webster s Benign Disorders and Diseases of the Breast


  • Author : R. E. Mansel
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 353
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702027741

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Hughes Mansel Webster s Benign Disorders and Diseases of the Breast Excerpt :

By far the majority of women presenting with a breast complaint will be diagnosed as having a benign rather than malignant condition. Despite this, clinical and research interest has always favoured breast cancer, and few publications have attempted to cover benign breast disorders as an independent entity focusing instead on benign breast disease in relation to breast cancer and none provide the complete and pragmatic coverage found in this text.Hughes, Mansel and Webster's Benign Disorders and Diseases of the Breast represents the distillation of over 35 years of clinical experience and research in the Cardiff Clinic and is unique in its depth of coverage of the entire spectrum of benign breast complaints. The third edition of this critically acclaimed book provides practical and detailed management guidelines. Relevant investigations are discussed and clear advice is given for the most effective treatment strategies in each condition, including dealing with treatment failures and recurring problems. The underlying pathology and physiology are also discussed from the clinician's viewpoint to help understand clinical presentations and response to treatment.

Benign Disorders and Diseases of the Breast Book

Benign Disorders and Diseases of the Breast


  • Author : L. E. Hughes
  • Publisher : Bailliere Tindall Limited
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015048559903

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Benign Disorders and Diseases of the Breast Excerpt :

BENIGN DISORDERS AND DISEASES OF THE BREAST is the gold standard in benign breast disease. All chapters have been extensively updated and revised. Written by authorities from a world-renowned center on benign breast disease, the 2nd Edition includes comprehensive coverage of guidelines for the office physician, service implications and cost, breast feeding, disease in non-western populations, psychological aspects of benign breast disease, and medicological problems. To help readers understand clinical presentations and response to treatment, underlying pathology and physiology is discussed from the clinician's viewpoint. Also included are high-quality illustrations covering gross and microscopic appearance throughout, plus a specialist section on radiology. Written by authorities from a world-renowned centre on benign breast disease. Provides a logical classification of the full spectrum of benign disorders Colour and black-and-white illustrations help clarify presentation and diagnosis Special focus on treatment and management. Foreword written Kirby I Bland (eminent US Breast surgeon) Highlights and details the radical changes in diagnostic methods of the past 10 years. Four new chapters, including psychological aspects and cosmetic surgery for BBD New developments in molecular biology, which give insight into the processes underlying BBD, are covered. Geographical variations in BBD are compared and contrasted. Clear new design and layout, with key points highlighted in boxes.

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Book

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology


  • Author : Charles Sultan
  • Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 269
  • ISBN 10 : 9783805576239

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Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Excerpt :

"Providing practical information for dealing with frequently encountered problems in prepubertal and adolescent girls, this book should be read by pediatricians, endocrinologists, gynecologists and family practitioners."--BOOK JACKET.

Benign Breast Diseases Book

Benign Breast Diseases


  • Author : Catherine N. Chinyama
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-12-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642410659

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Benign Breast Diseases Excerpt :

The second edition of this book has been extensively revised and updated. There has been a lot of scientific advances in the radiology, pathology and risk assessment of benign breast lesions since the publication of the first edition. The first edition concentrated on screen-detected lesions, which has been rectified. New symptomatic and screen-detected lesions are discussed in the second edition and include: mastitis and breast abscess, idiopathic granulomatous mastitis, diabetic mastopathy, phyllodes tumour, gynaecomastia and pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia. The chapters on columnar cell lesions and mucocele-like lesions have been extensively updated. Where applicable, genetic analysis of the benign lesions which in breast cancer is becoming part of personalised medicine has been included. The book includes detailed analysis of the main models such as the Gail Model used to assess the subsequent risk of breast cancer in individuals. The current trend in the management of all cancers is preventative. Screening mammography detects early curable cancers as well as indeterminate lesions. These indeterminate mammographic lesions are invariably pathologically benign. The author collated important benign lesions and based on peer-reviewed publications documented the relative risk of subsequent cancer to allow the patient and the clinician to institute preventative measures where possible. This book therefore will be an essential part of multidisciplinary management of patients with symptomatic and screen-detected benign breast lesions.

Hunt   Marshall s Clinical Problems in Surgery   eBook Book

Hunt Marshall s Clinical Problems in Surgery eBook


  • Author : Julian A. Smith
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2017-03-25
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9780729585040

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Hunt Marshall s Clinical Problems in Surgery eBook Excerpt :

Is surgery required? Is the patient effectively communicating symptoms to make the correct clinical diagnosis? Clinical Problems in Surgery, 3rd Edition supports medical students in applying clinical reasoning to problems they encounter in a clinical setup. Individual chapters are dedicated to specific regions of the body where surgeons encounter most of the problems. The content structure follows the logical step-by-step process of introducing a clinical problem; seeking history and conducting physical examination; diagnosing the patient and devising a treatment plan based on this informed diagnosis. Each chapter discusses the clinical presentations with which surgeons are most commonly faced. Each chapter is dedicated to a range of such problems within a particular region of the body. Incorporation of the latest RACS guidelines on surgery A new Chapter 14, titled Ophthalmological Problems, expands the latest advancements in surgical treatments of such problems. Many line drawings from the previous edition have been replaced with clinical photos to emphasise real-life clinical scenarios which surgeons encounter on a daily basis. This edition will be available as a Student Consult eBook along with the print book. The eBook will include enhancements to the images within the book, as enabled by the Inkling platform.

Manual of Outpatient Gynecology Book

Manual of Outpatient Gynecology


  • Author : Carol Havens
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 0781732786

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Manual of Outpatient Gynecology Excerpt :

This concise manual of outpatient gynecological care is in its Fourth Edition. Chapters cover the full range of gynecological problems as se en in the outpatient clinical setting, and follow a consistent sequent ial organization in each chapter under the headings of history, physic al exam, investigative procedures, and management. New to each chapter is a section on patient education, and several of the chapters contai n tables that can be used for patient handouts. The book is reorganize d and new chapters include the topics of domestic violence, osteoporos is, alternative therapy, and prevention of gynecological cancers.

Evidence Based Diagnosis in Primary Care Book

Evidence Based Diagnosis in Primary Care


  • Author : Paul Glasziou
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2012-01-04
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 536
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702050848

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Evidence Based Diagnosis in Primary Care Excerpt :

British Medical Association Book Awards 2009 - First Prize Winner, Primary Care Category Evidence-Based Diagnosis in Primary Care provides guidance on diagnosis in general practice, from the patient’s first presentation with a symptom to the final establishment of a diagnosis or referral for further investigation. The book is divided into two parts: • Symptoms; which details the steps necessary to reach a provisional diagnosis when a patient presents; and • Disorders; in which the more detailed assessment of that initial diagnosis is described. This is the first book to be written about diagnosis in primary care that attempts to base its guidance on the research evidence. Enough information is provided on each symptom, or condition, to decide on the pre-test probability of each possible disorder, and how the symptoms, signs and investigations alter those probabilities to allow a conclusion to be reached about the most likely diagnosis. Evidence-Based Diagnosis in Primary Care also explains the principles of evidence-based diagnosis – with special emphasis on the issues raised by attempting an evidence-based approach in primary care – and clearly demonstrates the power, and the difficulties, of an evidence-based approach. Many chapters also feature ‘red flags’ – elements of the history or examination that should alert the practitioner to the possibility of serious disease, which is vital for general practice.

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Book

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology


  • Author : C. Sultan
  • Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012-07-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 404
  • ISBN 10 : 9783805593373

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Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Excerpt :

The extended contents of this second edition reflect the growing spectrum of topics in pediatric and adolescent gynecology. Like its predecessor, this book addresses the most common gynecological problems encountered in childhood medicine, including endocrinological and surgical aspects. New chapters place particular emphasis on an update of technological aspects such as ultrasound, molecular genetics, surgery in sex disorders and new problems encountered in reproductive medicine.The book opens with a comprehensive description of the background of infant and adolescent gynecology and diagnostic tools. Several chapters are devoted to the various pathologies encountered in prepubertal and adolescent girls. Contemporary social issues such as sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, contraception for teenagers and teenage pregnancy are also discussed in detail.Presenting a clear plan for clinical management and treatment of frequently encountered problems in prepubertal and adolescent girls, this book should be read by pediatricians, endocrinologists, gynecologists and family practitioners.

Medical Surgical Nursing   E Book Book

Medical Surgical Nursing E Book


  • Author : Sharon L. Lewis
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2015-07-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1952
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323290333

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Medical Surgical Nursing E Book Excerpt :

Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th Edition offers up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field, to help you provide exceptional care in today's fast-paced health care environment. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, clinical decision-making, patient safety, and NCLEX® exam preparation. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy to find essential information and the accessible writing style makes even complex concepts easy to grasp! Best of all — a complete collection of interactive learning and study tools help you learn more effectively and offer valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice.

Breast Disease Management Book

Breast Disease Management


  • Author : James Harvey
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199215065

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Breast Disease Management Excerpt :

Breast Disease Management provides a concise overview of the fundamentals of breast disease, covering the whole patient journey from assessment to treatment. It will be useful to all members of the multi-disciplinary team including pathology, radiology and nursing staff working in breast units, as well as surgical trainees and foundation doctors.

The Outpatient Breast Clinic Book

The Outpatient Breast Clinic


  • Author : Alfonso M. Pluchinotta
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-04-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 500
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319159072

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The Outpatient Breast Clinic Excerpt :

This full-colour, richly-illustrated book is an excellent source of rapidly retrievable information on aspects of relevance in daily clinical practice in the outpatient breast clinic. Expert guidance is provided on a full range of topics, including pitfalls of clinical examination, imaging and related tissue diagnosis, approaches to management decision-making in different disorders, the role of surgery and adjuvant therapy, follow-up and rehabilitation. In outpatient breast clinics, effective communication with patients must be established in order to address symptoms that in most cases are not serious but can be very worrying and sometimes lead to misdiagnosis and also to litigation. Outpatient consultations also offer an opportunity to encourage a healthy lifestyle and to provide information on matters such as risk assessment, screening and the most reliable websites. A well-functioning outpatient clinic is essential to a breast unit’s overall proficiency. Readers will find this book an invaluable aid to good practice. The authors place particular emphasis on quality indicators and key priorities for implementation of the main guidelines, at the same time specifying the level of evidence for them and degree of recommendation. Practical measures for achieving the best results are highlighted, and helpful advice is provided on optimizing patient communication and reducing the psychological burden.

3D Automated Breast Volume Sonography Book

3D Automated Breast Volume Sonography


  • Author : Veronika Gazhonova
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-11-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 122
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319419718

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3D Automated Breast Volume Sonography Excerpt :

This book introduces an exciting new method for breast ultrasound diagnostics – automated whole-breast volume scanning (3D ABVS). Scanning technique is described in detail, with guidance on scanning positions and protocols. Imaging findings are then illustrated and discussed for normal breast variants, the different forms of breast cancer, fibroadenomas, cystic disease, benign and malignant male breast disorders, mastitis, breast implants, and postoperative breast scars. In order to aid appreciation of the benefits of 3D ABVS, comparisons with findings on X-ray mammography and conventional 2D hand-held US are presented. Readers will be especially impressed by the convincing demonstration of the advantages of the new method for diagnosis of breast cancer in women with dense glandular tissue. In enabling readers to learn how to perform and interpret 3D ABVS, this book will be of great value for all who are embarking on its use. It will also serve as a welcome reference for radiologists, oncologists, and ultrasonographers who already have some familiarity with the technique.

The Breast E Book Book

The Breast E Book


  • Author : Kirby I. Bland
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2009-09-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1712
  • ISBN 10 : 9781437711219

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The Breast E Book Excerpt :

The Breast: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases, 4th Edition, by Kirby I. Bland, MD, and Edward M. Copeland, III, MD, is a surgical reference that offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date resource on the diagnosis and management of, and rehabilitation following, surgery for benign and malignant diseases of the breast. With its multidisciplinary approach, sweeping updates, new contributors, and authoritative guidance, you’ll have exactly what you need to inspire patient confidence and provide the best possible outcomes. Features multidisciplinary advice from experts in surgery, radiation and medical oncology, pathology, molecular biology, pharmacokinetics, and genetics for a well-rounded perspective to enhance patient outcomes. Includes more than 1,500 figures and tables that offer high quality depictions of surgery and treatment procedures. Offers step-by-step guidance through both text and clinical boxes that makes the material relevant to everyday practice. Provides cross-referencing between chapters, as well as references to carefully selected journal articles, that makes further research easier. Uses a new full-color design to highlight key areas of the text and help you focus on important concepts. Presents updated coverage including an expanded section on pathology...and new chapters on granular cell tumors, targeted therapies, integration of radiotherapy and chemotherapy to keep you current. Includes revised chapters on the psychosocial consequences of breast cancer, lifestyle interventions for breast cancer patients, and patient and family resources that equip you to offer complete and compassionate care. Provides additional information on genetics to keep you up to date with the latest genetic discoveries linked to breast cancer and breast diseases. Features the work of many new contributors who provide the latest and freshest perspectives.

Review of Plastic Surgery  E Book Book

Review of Plastic Surgery E Book


  • Author : Donald W Buck ll
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2021-08-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323775946

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Review of Plastic Surgery E Book Excerpt :

Using a streamlined, highly illustrated format, Review of Plastic Surgery, 2nd Edition, provides essential information on more than 40 topics found on in-service, board, and MOC exams, as well as the challenges you face in everyday practice. Bulleted text, detailed illustrations, and easy-to-digest lists help you quickly find and retain information, while self-assessment sections prepare you for exams and help you identify areas needing further study. It’s an ideal resource for residents and fellows, as well as medical students, attending physicians, and others interested in plastic surgery. Covers the material you need to know for certification and recertification, from basic science to clinical knowledge in plastic surgery, including subspecialty topics. Uses a high-yield, easy-to-navigate format, making it perfect for exam study as well as a quick review before rounds. Allows you to test your mastery of the material with board-style self-assessment questions and answers, now fully updated for the second edition. Presents the full range of plastic surgery topics in unique, bulleted lists for efficient, effective study. Helps you visualize key content with online videos and superb, full-color illustrations throughout. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

General Surgery  Prepare for the MRCS Book

General Surgery Prepare for the MRCS


  • Author : William E. G. Thomas
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2015-04-07
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 550
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702068027

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General Surgery Prepare for the MRCS Excerpt :

For over 30 years Surgery has been at the forefront of providing high quality articles, written by experienced authorities and designed for candidates sitting the Intercollegiate surgery examinations. The journal covers the whole of the surgical syllabus as represented by the Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum. Each topic is covered in a rolling programme of updates thus ensuring contemporaneous coverage of the core curriculum. For the first time the articles on general surgery are now available in ebook format. This collection of 100 articles will be ideal for revision for the Intercollegiate MRCS examination as well as a useful update for all seeking to keep abreast with the latest advances in this particular branch of surgery. A selection of key articles which will be an invaluable learning resource in preparation for the MRCS. Based on the Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum for surgical trainees. Each article is fully referenced and includes an abstract which will aid revision. Includes self-assessment questions allowing testing of understanding of the contents.