An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the by Jim Murphy

By Jim Murphy

1793, Philadelphia. The nation's capital and the biggest urban in North the USA is devastated through an it sounds as if incurable ailment, reason unknown . . .

In a strong, dramatic narrative, severely acclaimed writer Jim Murphy describes the disorder often called yellow fever and the toll it took at the city's citizens, concerning the epidemic to the foremost social and political occasions of the day and to 18th-century clinical ideals and practices. Drawing on first-hand debts, Murphy spotlights the heroic position of Philadelphia's loose blacks in scuffling with the sickness, and the Constitutional trouble that President Washington confronted whilst he was once compelled to go away the city—and all his papers—while escaping the lethal contagion. the quest for the fever's reasons and therapy, now not came upon for greater than a century later on, offers a suspenseful counterpoint to this riveting real tale of a urban lower than siege.

An American Plague's various awards comprise a Sibert Medal, a Newbery Honor, and designation as a countrywide publication Award Finalist. completely researched, generously illustrated with attention-grabbing archival prints, and unflinching in its dialogue of scientific information, this ebook deals a glimpse into the stipulations of yankee towns on the time of our nation's delivery whereas drawing well timed parallels to modern day epidemics. Bibliography, map, index.

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An Atlas of Differential Diagnosis in HIV Disease by Marc C. I. Lipman, Robert W. Baker, Margaret A. Johnson

By Marc C. I. Lipman, Robert W. Baker, Margaret A. Johnson

Within the virtually ten years because the ebook of the 1st version of An Atlas of Differential analysis in HIV ailment, there were major advancements in scientific HIV care. the expansion of AIDS within the constructing global is constant at an alarming cost, the creation of hugely energetic antiretroviral treatment has awarded new problems, and the elevated durability of HIV-infected sufferers has replaced the problems thinking about long term HIV administration. thoroughly revised to mirror those adjustments and incorporating new scientific info, this moment variation includes:

  • Increased assurance of latest and re-emerging ailments comparable to tuberculosis, tumors, and extra esoteric diseases
  • Discussions of drug-related side-effects corresponding to the hyperlipidemias produced by way of antiretroviral drugs
  • The various different types of antiretroviral drug treatment, akin to nuceleoside opposite transcriptase inhibitors, non-nucleosides, and protease inhibitors
  • Updates infections and fungal illnesses of the surface and the side-effects of drug interactions
  • Revised presentation of Pneumocystis, lung tumors, and lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia

    Succinct reasons mixed with copious illustrations make this a vital source for the care and administration of HIV patients.
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    Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy - A Medical Dictionary, by Icon Health Publications

    By Icon Health Publications

    This can be a 3-in-1 reference ebook. It supplies a whole scientific dictionary masking 1000s of phrases and expressions when it comes to reflex sympathetic dystrophy. It additionally provides huge lists of bibliographic citations. ultimately, it presents details to clients on how you can replace their wisdom utilizing numerous net assets. The publication is designed for physicians, scientific scholars getting ready for Board examinations, scientific researchers, and sufferers who are looking to get to grips with examine devoted to reflex sympathetic dystrophy. in case your time is efficacious, this booklet is for you. First, you won't waste time looking out the net whereas lacking loads of correct info. moment, the publication additionally saves you time indexing and defining entries. eventually, you won't waste money and time printing 1000s of web content.

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    Angel of Death: The Story of Smallpox by Gareth Williams

    By Gareth Williams

    The tale of the increase and fall of smallpox, the most savage killers within the historical past of mankind, and the single affliction ever to be effectively exterminated (30 years in the past subsequent yr) through a public future health crusade. Proceeds from the sale of this e-book will to to aid the Edward Jenner Museum in Berkeley, united kingdom (visit www.jennermuseum.com).

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    Medical Sciences by Jeannette Naish MBBS MSc FRCGP , Denise Syndercombe Court

    By Jeannette Naish MBBS MSc FRCGP , Denise Syndercombe Court MIBiol CBiol FIBMS DMedT PhD

    2015 BMA scientific publication Awards 1st Prize Award Winner in uncomplicated and medical Sciences class! An built-in method of educating easy sciences and scientific medication has intended that clinical scholars were pushed to a number easy technology textbooks to discover appropriate info. Medical Sciences is designed to do the combination for you. in exactly one publication, the various branches of scientific technology are synthesised into the perfect platforms of the human physique, making this a useful reduction to upcoming the fundamentals of medication inside of in a medical context.

          • Highly illustrated with transparent, full-colour line drawings and color photos.
          • Information containers all through, giving extra particular aspect of study findings, drug mechanisms, etc.
          • Clinical bins all through, demonstrating the scientific relevance of the science.

    Interactive gains of the StudentConsult ebook (PIN entry on your print copy)

          • 5 slideshows

          • 34 try out yourself

          • 4 slideshow try out yourself

          • 3 hotspots

          • 2 guided tours

          • 6 slidelines

          • 435 MCQs (end-of-chapter quizzes and review bankruptcy in e-book)

      • Eleven new contributors.
      • Completely new chapters on Biochemistry and mobile biology, Genetics, The worried system, Bones, muscle and skin, Endocrine and reproductive systems, The cardiovascular system, The renal system and Diet and nutrition.
      • Completely revised and up-to-date all through with over 35 new illustrations .
      • Expanded embryology sections with numerous new illustrations.

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    Granulomas: A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, And by Icon Health Publications

    By Icon Health Publications

    This can be a 3-in-1 reference publication. It provides a whole clinical dictionary overlaying hundreds of thousands of phrases and expressions when it comes to granulomas. It additionally offers huge lists of bibliographic citations. ultimately, it presents details to clients on the best way to replace their wisdom utilizing a variety of web assets. The e-book is designed for physicians, scientific scholars getting ready for Board examinations, scientific researchers, and sufferers who are looking to get to grips with learn devoted to granulomas.If some time is effective, this booklet is for you. First, you won't waste time looking the web whereas lacking loads of appropriate details. moment, the ebook additionally saves you time indexing and defining entries. eventually, you won't waste money and time printing 1000's of websites.

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    Hair and Hair Diseases by F. Serri, D. Cerimele (auth.), Prof. Dr. Prof. h.c.

    By F. Serri, D. Cerimele (auth.), Prof. Dr. Prof. h.c. Constantin E. Orfanos, Prof. Dr. Rudolf Happle (eds.)

    Hair is the topic of this ebook, together with the anatomy of the hair follicle, developmental phases, analyzed by means of gentle and electron microscopy, hair ultrastructure, nerve and blood provide, really good hairs and hair organs, and a overview of the current concepts to domesticate hair follicle cells in vitro. within the scientific half a number of chapters describe crucial illnesses and probabilities for therapy. Hair care items and their toxicology are the topic of additional sections. large reports of the antiandrogens, a most crucial team of gear influencing hair development, and in their scientific use in stipulations resembling androgenetic alopecias and hirsutism are integrated in addition. ultimately, surgical ideas for hair transplantation are mentioned. This ebook is a typical textbook for every little thing relating hair lower than basic and pathological conditions.

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    Autoimmune Diseases of the Skin: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, by Martin Röcken, Tilo Biedermann (auth.), Prof. Michael Hertl

    By Martin Röcken, Tilo Biedermann (auth.), Prof. Michael Hertl MD (eds.)

    Autoimmune issues of the surface stay an enigma for lots of clinicians and scientists now not accustomed to those normally critical and protracted illnesses. The publication offers an summary and the newest info at the huge spectrum of cutaneous autoimmune problems for clinicians, scientists and practitioners in dermatology, medication, rheumatology, ENT, pediatrics and ophthalmology. The e-book is exclusive because it provides the state of the art wisdom on pathophysiology, scientific analysis and administration of those problems supplied via the area specialists within the box. the first goal is to develop the certainty of the pathophysiology of cutaneous autoimmune issues and to supply a pragmatic consultant to tips on how to establish and deal with those stipulations. The booklet is illustrated with many tables, illustrative figures and medical colour photos. the second one variation has been prolonged by way of chapters on autoimmune pigmentary issues (vitiligo), hairloss (alopecia areata) and cutaneous indicators of rheumatic disorders.

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