Marks' Essentials of Medical Biochemistry

A Clinical Approach

Author: Michael Lieberman,Alisa Peet, M.D.

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781451190069

Category: Medical

Page: 672

View: 4771

Marks' Essentials of Medical Biochemistry takes a patient-oriented approach that links biochemistry to physiology and pathophysiology, allowing students to apply fundamental concepts to the practice of medicine. Based on the established text, Marks' Basic Medical Biochemistry, Marks' Essentials is streamlined to focus only on the most essential biochemical concepts, while maintaining intuitively organized chapters centered on hypothetical patient vignettes and helpful icons for smooth navigation. Full-color illustrations of chemical structures and biochemical pathways elucidate core concepts and enhance understanding of the text Hypothetical patient vignettes ensure clinical relevance and help connect biochemistry to human health and disease Helpful icons guide you through each chapter and identify key concepts such as signs and symptoms, clinical pearls, treatment options and outcomes, and more Chapter Outlines and Key Points allow readers to preview and review chapter content End-of-Chapter Review Questions and Summary Disease Tables highlight the take-home messages and reinforce knowledge

Marks' Basic Medical Biochemistry

A Clinical Approach

Author: Michael Lieberman,Allan D. Marks

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781770224

Category: Medical

Page: 1011

View: 9001

A best-selling core textbook for medical students taking medical biochemistry, Marks' Basic Medical Biochemistry links biochemical concepts to physiology and pathophysiology, using hypothetical patient vignettes to illustrate core concepts. Completely updated to include full-color art, expanded clinical notes, and bulleted end-of-chapter summaries, the revised Third Edition helps medical students understand the importance of the patient and bridges the gap between biochemistry, physiology, and clinical care. A new companion Website will offer the fully searchable online text, an interactive question bank with 250 multiple-choice questions, animations depicting key biochemical processes, self-contained summaries of patients described in the book, and a comprehensive list of disorders discussed in the text, with relevant Website links. An image bank, containing all the images in the text, will be available to faculty.

Marks' Essential Medical Biochemistry

Author: Michael Lieberman,Allan D. Marks,Colleen M. Smith,Dawn B. Marks

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781793407

Category: Medical

Page: 565

View: 2722

Based on the Second Edition of Marks' Basic Medical Biochemistry: A Clinical Approach, Marks' Essentials of Medical Biochemistry has been streamlined to focus on only the most essential biochemical concepts important to medical students. The authors present facts and pathways to emphasize how the underlying biochemistry is related to the body's overall physiological functions. This text presents patients to the students as the biochemistry is being discussed, which strengthens the link between biochemistry and medicine and allows the student to learn about this interaction as the biochemistry is presented. Each chapter includes clinical and biochemical notes and comments, questions and answers to encourage further thinking, and suggested references for those who would like to pursue a particular topic in more depth.

Medical Biotechnology

Author: Judit Pongracz,Mary Keen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0080451357

Category: Medical

Page: 193

View: 6058

"Biotechnology encompasses the variety of methods available for manipulating living cells and organisms. It is having an increasing impact on all aspects of medicine, from helping in the understanding of the aetiology of disease, to its diagnosis and treatment. This growing importance of medical biotechnology means that a general understanding of this rapidly advancing field is essential for all medical graduates and medical scientists. This book places emphasis on the medical applications of biotechnology, rather than the details fo the experimental techniques"--Back cover.

Principles of Medical Biochemistry E-Book

Author: Gerhard Meisenberg,William H. Simmons

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323391907

Category: Medical

Page: 600

View: 5534

For nearly 30 years, Principles of Medical Biochemistry has integrated medical biochemistry with molecular genetics, cell biology, and genetics to provide complete yet concise coverage that links biochemistry with clinical medicine. The 4th Edition of this award-winning text by Drs. Gerhard Meisenberg and William H. Simmons has been fully updated with new clinical examples, expanded coverage of recent changes in the field, and many new case studies online. A highly visual format helps readers retain complex information, and USMLE-style questions (in print and online) assist with exam preparation. Just the right amount of detail on biochemistry, cell biology, and genetics – in one easy-to-digest textbook. Full-color illustrations and tables throughout help students master challenging concepts more easily. Online case studies serve as a self-assessment and review tool before exams. Online access includes nearly 150 USMLE-style questions in addition to the questions that are in the book. Glossary of technical terms. Clinical Boxes and Clinical Content demonstrate the integration of basic sciences and clinical applications, helping readers make connections between the two. New clinical examples have been added throughout the text.

Medical Biochemistry E-Book

Author: John W Baynes,Marek H. Dominiczak

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455745812

Category: Medical

Page: 658

View: 416

Brought to you in a thorough yet accessible manner, the new edition of Medical Biochemistry gives access to all of the latest information on basic and clinically focused genetic and molecular biology. Featuring a team of contributors that includes investigators involved in cutting-edge research as well as experienced clinicians, this updated medical textbook offers a unique combination of both research and practice that's ideal for today's problem-based integrated courses. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Relate biochemistry to everyday practice with the help of Clinical Boxes integrated into the text, and access in-depth coverage of important topics - including recent research in biochemistry - through Advanced Concept Boxes. Test your knowledge and improve retention with Active Learning Boxes at the conclusion of each chapter, and quickly review the most common lab tests performed with convenient Clinical Test Boxes. Effectively study the most updated information in biochemistry with the help of a dynamic, full-color design. Better understand the relationship between science and clinical practice with material organized by organ rather than system. Gain a thorough understanding of biomarkers and their uses with brand-new information on the subject. Access today's most recent research regarding Gene Therapy, Proteomics and Recombinant DNA Techniques, Role of Kidney in Metabolism, and Neurochemistry.

Medical Biochemistry: The Big Picture

Author: Lee W. Janson,Marc Tischler

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071637923

Category: Medical

Page: 418

View: 6964

Get the BIG PICTURE of Medical Biochemistry – and target what you really need to know to ace the course exams and the USMLE Step 1 300 FULL-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS Medical Biochemistry: The Big Picture is a unique biochemistry review that focuses on the medically applicable concepts and techniques that form the underpinnings of the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of medical conditions. Those preparing for the USMLE, residents, as well as clinicians who desire a better understanding of the biochemistry behind a particular pathology will find this book to be an essential reference. Featuring succinct, to-the-point text, more than 300 full-color illustrations, and a variety of learning aids, Medical Biochemistry: The Big Picture is designed to make complex concepts understandable in the shortest amount of time possible. This full-color combination text and atlas features: Progressive chapters that allow you to build upon what you’ve learned in a logical, effective manner Chapter Overviews that orient you to the important concepts covered in that chapter Numerous tables and illustrations that clarify and encapsulate the text Sidebars covering a particular disease or treatment add clinical relevance to topic discussed Essay-type review questions at the end of each chapter allow you to assess your comprehension of the major topics USMLE-style review questions at the end of each section Three appendices, including examples of biochemically based diseases, a review of basic biochemical techniques, and a review of organic chemistry/biochemistry

Medical Biochemistry at a Glance

Author: J. G. Salway

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470654511

Category: Medical

Page: 169

View: 508

Offering a concise, illustrated summary of biochemistry and its relevance to clinical medicine, Medical Biochemistry at a Glance is intended for students of medicine and the biomedical sciences such as nutrition, biochemistry, sports science, medical laboratory sciences, physiotherapy, pharmacy, physiology, pharmacology, genetics and veterinary science. It also provides a succinct review and reference for medical practitioners and biomedical scientists who need to quickly refresh their knowledge of medical biochemistry. The book is designed as a revision guide for students preparing for examinations and contains topics that have been identified as 'high-yield' facts for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), Step 1. This third edition: Has been thoroughly revised and updated and is now in full colour throughout Is written by the author of the hugely successful Metabolism at a Glance (ISBN 9781405107167) Features updated and improved clinical correlates Expands its coverage with a new section on Molecular Biology Includes a brand new companion website of self-assessment questions and answers at www.ataglanceseries.com/medicalbiochemistry

Human Genetics

From Molecules to Medicine

Author: Christian Patrick Schaaf,Johannes Zschocke,Lorraine Potocki

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1608316718

Category: Medical

Page: 397

View: 607

This core genetics text supports medical students in their first or second year. Unique in its approach, Genetics teaches concepts by exploring disease entities within the context of the organ system in which they most frequently present. Coverage of the patient and family's point of view helps students understand and anticipate the major obstacles for those living with severe genetic conditions. Top 30 genetic conditions are profiled in a special section. Content has been carefully adapted from the successful German text for the English language audience.

Clinical Studies in Medical Biochemistry

Author: Robert H. Glew,Miriam D. Rosenthal

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199749096

Category: Medical

Page: 392

View: 4566

This text uses a case-study approach to present core principles of biochemistry and molecular biology in the context of human disease. The thirty-three cases have been carefully chosen to cover key concepts and common diseases. Each chapter provides a specific patient report that includes relevant history, pertinent clinical laboratory data, physical findings, and subsequent diagnosis. This is followed by a comprehensive discussion of normal biochemical processes and reactions pertaining to the case, along with the pathophysiological mechanisms of the disease. In this third edition of the book, a new co-editor has aided in the substantially revised and more targeted selection of cases. The whole volume is now clearly focused on intermediary metabolism and other topics central to biochemistry. There are new chapters on topics such as collagen structure, mitochondrial metabolism, and hyperhomocysteinemia and vascular disease. There is also more coverage of nutritional biochemistry, including new chapters on protein-calorie malnutrition, obesity, vitamin A deficiency, and iron metabolism. The best cases were retained from the previous edition, and have been completely rewritten and updated to include recent advances in diagnostic biochemistry and the status of current therapies. Although the first edition was intended primarily for medical students, through the years the book has proven useful for a wide variety of students interested in the health science professions.

Clinical Biochemistry of Domestic Animals

Author: J. J. Kaneko,C. E. Cornelius

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 1483274179

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 456

View: 6669

Clinical Biochemistry of Domestic Animals, Second Edition, Volume I, is a major revision of the first edition prompted by the marked expansion of knowledge in the clinical biochemistry of animals. In keeping with this expansion of knowledge, this edition is comprised of two volumes. Chapters on the pancreas, thyroid, and pituitary-adrenal systems have been separated and entirely rewritten. Completely new chapters on muscle metabolism, iron metabolism, blood clotting, and gastrointestinal function have been added. All the chapters of the first edition have been revised with pertinent new information, and many have been completely rewritten. This volume contains 10 chapters and opens with a discussion of carbohydrate metabolism and associated disorders. Separate chapters follow on lipid metabolism, plasma proteins, and porphyrins. Subsequent chapters deal with liver, pancreatic, and thyroid functions; the role of the pituitary and adrenal glands in health and disease; the function of calcium, inorganic phosphorus, and magnesium metabolism in health and disease; and iron metabolism.

Medical Biochemistry - An Illustrated Review

Author: Sankhavaram R. Panini

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604063173

Category: Medical

Page: 441

View: 6920

Medical Biochemistry - An Illustrated Review - for success in the classroom and on the USMLE! High-yield, biochemical principles presented in a concise, easy-to-understand format with supporting summary tables 200+ full-color illustrations of biochemical pathways that highlight associated disorders and drug targets 400+ color-coded boxes that connect biochemical concepts with other basic sciences and clinical conditions 400 factual and USMLE-style questions with full explanations online

Essentials of Stem Cell Biology

Author: Robert Lanza,Anthony Atala

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0124104274

Category: Science

Page: 712

View: 4646

First developed as an accessible abridgement of the successful Handbook of Stem Cells, Essentials of Stem Cell Biology serves the needs of the evolving population of scientists, researchers, practitioners, and students embracing the latest advances in stem cells. Representing the combined effort of 7 editors and more than 200 scholars and scientists whose pioneering work has defined our understanding of stem cells, this book combines the prerequisites for a general understanding of adult and embryonic stem cells with a presentation by the world's experts of the latest research information about specific organ systems. From basic biology/mechanisms, early development, ectoderm, mesoderm, endoderm, and methods to the application of stem cells to specific human diseases, regulation and ethics, and patient perspectives, no topic in the field of stem cells is left uncovered. Contributions by Nobel Laureates and leading international investigators Includes two entirely new chapters devoted exclusively to induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells written by the scientists who made the breakthrough Edited by a world-renowned author and researcher to present a complete story of stem cells in research, in application, and as the subject of political debate Presented in full color with a glossary, highlighted terms, and bibliographic entries replacing references

Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine E-Book

Author: Brian R. Walker,Nicki R Colledge

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051039

Category: Medical

Page: 1392

View: 2064

More than two million medical students, doctors and other health professionals from around the globe have owned a copy of Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine since it was first published. Today’s readers rely on this beautifully illustrated text to provide up-to-date detail of contemporary medical practice, presented in a style that is concise and yet easy to read. Davidson’s provides the factual knowledge required to practise medicine, explaining it in the context of underlying principles, basic science and research evidence, and shows how to apply this knowledge to the management of patients who present with problems rather than specific diseases. The book has won numerous prizes including being highly commended in the British Medical Association book awards. Davidson’s global perspective is enhanced by the input of an international team of authors and a distinguished International Advisory Board from 17 countries. Building on the foundations laid down by its original editor, Davidson’s remains one of the world’s leading and most respected textbooks of medicine. The underlying principles of medicine are described concisely in the first part of the book, and the detailed practice of medicine within each sub-specialty is described in later system-based chapters. Most chapters begin with a two-page overview of the important elements of the clinical examination, including a manikin to illustrate the key steps in the examination of the relevant system. A practical, problem-based clinical approach is described in the ‘Presenting Problems’ sections, to complement the detailed descriptions of each disease. The text is extensively illustrated, with over 1000 diagrams, clinical photographs, and radiology and pathology images. 1350 text boxes present information in a way suitable for revision, including 150 clinical evidence boxes summarising the results of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials and 65 ’In Old Age’ boxes highlighting important aspects of medical practice in the older population. A combined index and glossary of medical acronyms contains over 10 000 subject entries. The contents can also be searched comprehensively as part of the online access to the whole book on the StudentConsult platform. Access over 500 self-testing questions with answers linked to the book’s content for further reading. The text uses both SI and non-SI units to make it suitable for readers throughout the globe. A new chapter specifically on Stroke Disease recognises the emergence of Stroke Medicine as a distinct clinical and academic discipline. A rationalisation of the 1350 boxes used throughout the book gives a simpler and clearer presentation of the various categories. New ‘In Adolescence’ boxes recognise the fact that many chronic disorders begin in childhood and become the responsibility of physicians practising adult medicine. These boxes acknowledge the overlap ‘transitional’ phase and highlight the key points of importance when looking after young people. The regular introduction of new authors and editors maintains the freshness of each new edition. On this occasion Dr Ian Penman has joined the editorial team and 18 new authors bring new experience and ideas to the content and presentation of the textbook. An expanded International Advisory Board of 38 members includes new members from several different countries.

The ASAM Essentials of Addiction Medicine

Author: Abigail Herron,Timothy K. Brennan

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496310675

Category: Medical

Page: 712

View: 4575

A masterful, high-yield guide to the treatment of substance abuse issues, The ASAM Essentials of Addiction Medicine equips you with the expert know-how you need to provide effective help for your patients. Derived from The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine, 5th Edition – widely hailed as the definitive comprehensive clinical reference in the field – this companion resource presents the collective wisdom of hundreds of esteemed authorities on the art and science of addition medicine. Yet, it does so in a succinct format that will appeal to specialists seeking a more streamlined, quick-access reference source. Find the authoritative answers you need on everything from the pharmacology of addiction through diagnosis, assessment, and early intervention; various forms of addiction management...treatment of individual patient populations; management of intoxication and withdrawal; pharmacologic and behavioral interventions; recovery programs; medical disorders and complications...co-occurring addiction and psychiatric disorders; pain and addiction; children and adolescents; and ethical, legal, and liability issues. Contribute to public health in the area of addiction thanks to a special introductory chapter entitled “A Public Health Approach to Prevention: The Health Professional’s Role.” Easily switch back and forth between the ASAM Essentials and the parent text thanks to a parallel chapter organization. Zero in on the most important, practical information thanks to highly focused, efficient coverage. Maximize your understanding and retention of vital concepts with the aid of key points summaries, review questions, and suggested readings in each chapter.

Medical Biochemistry

Author: Gustavo Blanco,Antonio Blanco

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128035870

Category: Science

Page: 826

View: 1858

Medical Biochemistry is supported by over forty years of teaching experience, providing coverage of basic biochemical concepts, including the structure and physical and chemical properties of hydrocarbons, lipids, proteins, and nucleotides in a straightforward and easy to comprehend language. The book develops these concepts into the more complex aspects of biochemistry using a systems approach, dedicating chapters to the integral study of biological phenomena, including particular aspects of metabolism in some organs and tissues, and the biochemical bases of endocrinology, immunity, vitamins, hemostasis, and apoptosis. Integrates basic biochemistry principles with molecular biology and molecular physiology Provides translational relevance to basic biochemical concepts though medical and physiological examples Utilizes a systems approach to understanding biological phenomena

Textbook of Medical Biochemistry

Eighth Edition

Author: MN Chatterjea,Rana Shinde

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9350254840

Category: Medical

Page: 876

View: 1599

The eighth edition of Textbook of Medical Biochemistry provides a concise, comprehensive overview of biochemistry, with a clinical approach to understand disease processes. Beginning with an introduction to cell biology, the book continues with an analysis of biomolecule chemistry, molecular biology and metabolism, as well as chapters on diet and nutrition, biochemistry of cancer and AIDS, and environmental biochemistry. Each chapter includes numerous images, multiple choice and essay-style questions, as well as highlighted text to help students remember the key points.

Catch Up Chemistry

For the Life and Medical Sciences

Author: Mitch Fry,Elizabeth Page

Publisher: Scion

ISBN: 9781904842101

Category: Science

Page: 190

View: 4544

Many students now begin life and medical science degrees with far less knowledge of chemistry than they need - and they struggle as a result. Catch Up Chemistry brings students up to speed with the subject quickly and easily. The book puts the essential chemistry into real biological context and is written in an extremely student-friendly manner: the text is concise and to the point; the equations are clearly laid out and explained. Key Features: •Provides all the core chemistry required for a medical sciences degree •Numerous examples to demonstrate the relevance to biology and medicine •Test Yourself questions at the end of each chapter to help the reader practise what they have learned •Student-friendly format and price

Essentials of Genomic and Personalized Medicine

Author: Geoffrey S. Ginsburg,Huntington F Willard

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080958118

Category: Science

Page: 850

View: 5929

Derived from the comprehensive two-volume set, Genomic and Personalized Medicine also edited by Drs. Willard and Ginsburg, this work serves the needs of the evolving population of scientists, researchers, practitioners and students that are embracing one of the most promising avenues for advances in diagnosis, prevention and treatment of human disease. From principles, methodology and translational approaches to genome discoveries and clinical applications, Essentials of Genomic and Personalized Medicine will be a valuable resource for various professionals and students across medical disciplines, including human genetics and genomics, oncology, neuroscience, gene therapy, molecular medicine, pharmacology, and biomedical sciences. Updates with regard to diagnostic testing, pharmacogenetics, predicting disease susceptibility, and other important research components as well as chapters dedicated to cardiovascular disease, oncology, inflammatory disease, metabolic disease, neuropsychiatric disease, and infectious disease, present this book as an essential tool for a variety of professionals and students who are endeavouring into the developing the diverse and practical field of genomic and personalized medicine. * Full color throughout * Includes contributions on genetic counselling, ethical, legal/regulatory, and social issues related to the practice of genomic medicine from leaders in the field * Introductory chapter highlights differences between personalized and traditional medicine, promising areas of current research, and challenges to incorporate the latest research discoveries and practice * Ancillary material includes case studies and lab questions which highlight the collaborative approach to the science