Breastfeeding is one of the most under-leveraged strategies in improving children’s health and reducing later disease risks. That is why the WHO challenged the world to increase rates of exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months of life up to at least 50 percent by 20251. The Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation (FLRF) supports this goal by communicating the health and social benefits of breastfeeding and breast milk. The new reference book Breastfeeding and Breast Milk – from Biochemistry to Impact edited by FLRF can help governments and influencers take up the WHO challenge.
Hearing loss impacts an estimated 360 million people worldwide and may precipitate poorer academic performance, reduced quality of life, decreased social engagement, and increased fatigue. Audiology Treatment, Third Edition by Jason Galster and a cadre of renowned audiology experts, is updated in full color with 180 illustrations and new topics. Pearls, best practices, and pitfalls on the management and treatment of hearing loss reflect significant knowledge gleaned from the authors' collective experience.
The ABNS primary examination is an important step in the certification process, designed to evaluate candidates' knowledge and provide direction for continued learning. It requires many months of preparation, and passing it is a significant accomplishment integral to becoming board certified. Neurosurgery Primary Board Review by Ross Puffer presents an upto-date question bank designed to prepare neurosurgeons for the ABNS written examination. The comprehensive question bank encompasses the seven sections on the neurosurgery primary examination: neuroanatomy, neurosciences, neuropathology, neuroimaging, clinical neurology, neurosurgery, critical care/fundamental clinical skills, and core competencies.
AOSpine Masters Series, Volume 10: Spinal Infections is a concise, state-of-the-art review covering all aspects of spinal infections – from basic science and epidemiology to fundamental surgical and nonsurgical approaches. Internationally renowned spine surgeons Luis Roberto Vialle, S. Rajasekaran, Rishi Kanna, Giuseppe Barbagallo, and many experts across the world, provide clinical pearls and insights gleaned from years of hands-on expertise. This book provides discussion of underlying pathologies, imaging and diagnosis, and surgical techniques, with a focus on issues specific to children, co-infection with HIV, postoperative problems, geriatric patients, and pseudoarthrosis.
With an increase in the longevity of the global population, care of the functional, cognitive, and physical health of older adults is essential. There has been a dramatic demographic shift toward a growing aging population and an increase in osteoporotic fractures that has occurred over the last few decades especially in Western countries. This clearly demonstrates the need for a comprehensive approach to treating fragility fractures by surgeons, geriatricians, and care staff.
Neurovascular medicine has emerged as an established, semi-independent subspecialty of neurology and neurosurgery. Decision Making in Neurovascular Disease focuses on the challenging process of determining the best approach for managing patients with intracranial atherosclerosis, carotid artery disease, stroke, aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, arteriovenous fistulae, cavernous malformations, and hypervascular tumors. Leonardo Rangel-Castilla, Robert Spetzler, esteemed coauthors, and an impressive cadre of experts discuss highly divergent modalities including medical management, open cerebrovascular, endovascular, radiosurgery, and combined/multimodality alternatives.
Thieme Publishers is pleased to announce one of its clinical textbooks, Color Atlas of Brainstem Surgery by Robert F. Spetzler and distinguished coauthors, received First Prize in the Surgery Specialties category at the prestigious 2018 British Medical Association (BMA) Medical Book Awards. The annual award recognizes significant work and contributions to medical literature. Six more titles received highly commended honors, three of them in the Surgical Specialties category including the The Wills Eye Handbook of Ocular Genetics by Alex Levin and esteemed colleagues from the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital. The jury also gave highly commended certificates to Facial Volumization: An Anatomic Approach by Jerome Lamb and Christopher Surek and Reconstructive Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity by Gunter Germann in the Surgery category, as well as to Microbiology in Your Pocket: Quick Pathogen Review by Melphine Harriott in the Basic & Clinical Sciences category. The awards were presented at the 2018 BMA Medical Book Awards ceremony at the BMA House in London on September 4, 2018.
With SynOne, Thieme introduces a new discovery tool that allows the scientific community to search, browse, and discover selected publications from the Thieme Chemistry portfolio. Organized systematically by compound classes to ensure easy access, SynOne links up content from journals and reference works – including SYNTHESIS, SYNLETT, SYNFACTS, Science of Synthesis and Pharmaceutical Substances. The innovative interface offers organic chemists fast access to relevant and reliable syntheses in context.
Meningiomas, the second most frequent of intracranial tumors, are characterized by a protean range of possible locations and appearances, due to their origin from the extensive and intricately formed meninges. As such, a wide variety of differential diagnoses is typical, and the therapies chosen are necessarily highly variable.
Written by one of the world's foremost authorities, this beautifully illustrated surgical atlas is a case-based presentation of the management of distal radius fractures. Each chapter offers a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and treatment of a specific fracture, including possible complications and how to prevent them, using detailed photographs and illustrations. The cases are accompanied by high-quality operative video to complete the surgical picture. Special emphasis throughout focuses on avoiding pitfalls and using special techniques to optimize outcomes.
Body Imaging: Thorax and Abdomen reflects the realities of your everyday work: it describes the principal anatomic landmarks so that you can orient yourself in the chest and abdomen with speed and confidence, interpret the findings, and make a diagnosis.
Science of Synthesis 4.11, the latest release of Thieme’s knowledge base for synthetic methodology, features insights on carbolines and S,S-acetals as well as catalytic reduction. The update consists of a reference library volume as well as a new Knowledge Update, comprising approximately 970 pages of new content.
With contributions from top experts in the field, Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery provides clinically-focused texts on the full spectrum of common and rare congenital and acquired pediatric conditions. The one-volume reference encompasses the latest cutting-edge advances, organized in a concise, easy-to-digest format, enabling clinicians to get to the heart of the matter and deftly integrate practical content into everyday practice.
Hand fractures account for millions of emergency room visits annually. The extraordinary importance of the hand in so many activities of daily living necessitates inordinate surgical competence in repairing fractures, in order to preserve the vast range of motion and functionality of this highly complex structure.
The Physics of Clinical MR Taught Through Images, Fourth Edition by Val Runge, Wolfgang Nitz, and Johannes Heverhagen presents a unique and highly practical approach to understanding the physics of magnetic resonance imaging. Each physics topic is described in user-friendly language and accompanied by high-quality graphics and/or images. The visually rich format provides a readily accessible tool for learning, leveraging, and mastering the powerful diagnostic capabilities of MRI.