Download A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia by British Medical Association PDF

By British Medical Association

This can be an A-Z BMA visible consultant to over 7,000 clinical phrases together with indicators, illnesses, medicinal drugs and coverings. This new, revised version of the BMA's bestselling and definitive scientific reference advisor brings authoritative and up to date clinical wisdom into your house. remain updated with clinical advances and suggestion; from new advancements in commute immunizations to the newest instructions for antenatal screening and newest thoughts for breast know-how. It comprises 3,000 ailments, issues, stipulations and indicators, details on prognosis and therapy, quite a lot of medications and assessments, new and verified surgeries and motives of clinical phrases. utilizing jargon-free language and an easy-to-use A--Z structure, 7,000 entries and greater than 800 illustrations, this totally revised and up to date variation continues to be the definitive scientific reference ebook for each kinfolk.

Show description

Read Online or Download A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia PDF

Best medicine books

Toxic Archipelago: A History of Industrial Disease in Japan

Contributor notice: ahead through William Cronon
Publish 12 months word: First released in 2001

This interesting environmental background of Japan examines how traditions and practices in different industries--from elevating silkworms to mining lead and coal to refining petroleum--have affected the overall healthiness of employees and those that have lived in those poisonous landscapes.

Brett Walker is Regents' Professor and division chairperson of historical past and philosophy on the collage of Montana, Bozeman. he's the writer of The misplaced Wolves of Japan.

Starting to Read ECGs: A Comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice

From the again Cover

This e-book follows commencing to learn ECGs: the fundamentals through an identical authorship and gives the newbie in electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation with a concise, functional and systematic consultant to examining ECGs. The authors have integrated an creation to the pediatric ECG and genetic cardiac stipulations in try to deepen readers wisdom of a few of the wider medical matters. beginning to learn ECGs: A finished consultant to thought and perform expands on a number of the issues brought within the first publication, yet bargains a deeper point of view with extra specified historical past info and various sensible interpretation tools. it may be learn as a standalone e-book if you happen to already own a few uncomplicated ECG wisdom or if you happen to have learn the 1st ebook within the sequence and need to consolidate and extend on what they've got already learn.

Spine Imaging: A Case-Based Guide to Imaging and Management

Backbone Imaging makes use of a vintage, case method of supply multi-modality imaging experiences and administration tips of backbone pathologies for the consulting radiologist in addition to the neurologist, orthopedist, or emergency clinician diagnosing and handling spinal sufferers. 80 situations, that includes over 650 photos, are prepared into sections by means of pathologic approach and contain a scientific description via dialogue on radiologic findings, scientific administration, and a precis of key issues.

Principles of Molecular Medicine

Marschall S. Runge, MD, PhD, Cam Patterson, MD, and a panel of 251 authoritative contributors-many of them world-renowned clinicians and researchers-have now up-to-date and accelerated the much-acclaimed first variation of rules of Molecular medication to supply an built-in survey of the fundamental rules of inner medication within the gentle of contemporary dramatic discoveries in molecular drugs and new applied sciences for the prognosis and remedy of human affliction.

Additional resources for A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia

Sample text

Aminophylline A potassium-sparing diuretic drug, amiloride is used in combination with loop or thiazide diuretics in the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) and the oedema (fluid retention) that results from heart failure (reduced pumping efficiency of the heart) or liver cirrhosis. A bronchodilator drug that is used to treat chronic bronchitis, asthma, and, occasionally, heart failure (reduced pumping efficiency of the heart). Aminophylline relieves breathing difficulty by widening the bronchi (the main air passages to the lungs).

Generalized alopecia often resolves without treatment. Treatment of localized alopecia depends on the cause. alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency A rare genetic disorder in which a person is missing the enzyme alpha1-antitrypsin, which protects the body from damage by other enzymes. The disease mainly affects tissues in the lungs, resulting in emphysema, and the liver, causing cirrhosis. The effects of alpha1antitrypsin deficiency may not become apparent until after the age of 30. There is no cure, but symptoms can be relieved by drug treatment.

Allergic alveolitis, extrinsic See extrinsic allergic alveolitis. allergic rhinitis See rhinitis, allergic. allergy Various conditions caused by inappropriate or exaggerated reactions of the immune system to a wide variety of substances known as allergens. Many common illnesses, such as asthma and hay fever (see rhinitis, allergic), are caused by allergic reactions to substances that, in the majority of people, cause no symptoms. Allergic reactions occur only on second or subsequent exposure to the allergen, after first contact has sensitized the body.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.46 of 5 – based on 25 votes