It is almost 28 years now since the publication of its first edition that Dutta’s Textbook of Obstetrics continues to provide basic knowledge to medical students, trainee residents, doctors and midwives for improved patient care. It is a great pleasure to see this book come out with international quality in its seventh edition as there was an overwhelming demand for the new thoroughly revised edition of the book in many parts of the world. Dutta’s text is committed to be revised and updated continually. Maximum attention has been paid to update the “core curricula” that impart fundamental knowledge, learning and skill. In view of expanding knowledge of molecular biology, genetics, imaging and other diagnostic modalities, major changes have been incorporated in all the chapters of the current edition. New management options are also discussed. Object of the text is to provide a current cutting edge information which is again easy to read, understand, and above all will be based on evidence.
This two volume set presents recent advances in the knowledge and technology related to the field of cardiology. Beginning with a basic introduction, the text continues with a step by step approach through the subject, covering topics such as cardiovascular pharmacology, electrophysiology, coronary heart diseases, myocardial and pericardial disease and more. With contributions from leading international experts and over 1500 colour photographs, each chapter contains additional comments and guidelines from reputed international bodies. The book is accompanied by a DVD ROM containing high quality video footage of echocardiography.
The seventh edition of the renowned Textbook of Pathology, by Harsh Mohan, has been fully revised to provide the most up to date information on the latest developments in the field. Divided into three sections – General Pathology, Haematology and Lymphoreticular Tissues, and Systemic Pathology – the new edition covers numerous diseases, their causes, mechanisms, pathophysiology, classification, morphology, and clinical aspects. Each topic concludes with a summary of key points and features illustrative images, diagrams and tables. Most chapters include a clinical case related to the topic, presenting its history and findings, finishing with important questions which are answered in the Appendix section. The textbook is accompanied by a revised free booklet ‘Pathology Quick Review and MCQs’ (9789351523703), to help pathology trainees prepare for examinations.
This is the latest edition of Antibiotic Essentials, a pocket guide to antimicrobial therapy and infectious diseases, updated annually. Not simply a collection of guidelines, but a practical and authoritative guide, written by expert clinicians for practising clinicians, presented in a user friendly format. Antibiotic Essentials provides an overview of antimicrobial therapy, followed by guidance on therapy for over 550 clinical syndromes, including cardiovascular infections, sexually transmitted diseases, sepsis, and transplant infections. Subsequent chapters cover antibiotic susceptibility profiles, parasites, fungi and other organisms, HIV infections and prophylaxis. A separate chapter covers infectious diseases and antimicrobial agents in paediatrics. A chest x-ray atlas and a list of antibiotic pearls and pitfalls are also provided. This new edition encompasses over 170 antimicrobial drug summaries in its concluding chapter, including six recently approved antimicrobials, new to this edition. Each antimicrobial drug summary includes pharmacokinetic data, antibiotic resistance potential, adverse effects, drug interactions, and dosing recommendations. Antibiotic Essentials is edited by Burke A Cunha MD MACP, Chief, Infectious Disease Division, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York, and Professor of Medicine, State University of New York School of Medicine, one of the world’s leading experts on antimicrobial therapy and infectious diseases.