The Facial Nerve, by William H. Slattery III, MD and Babak Azizzadeh, MD, recently published by Thieme, is a concise yet comprehensive guide to the pathology, diagnosis, and treatment of facial nerve disorders. Addressing important facial nerve problems such as congenital disorders and Bell’s palsy, this text contains the most up-to-date medical and surgical treatment recommendations.
Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Cranial, by Remi Nader, et al., recently published by Thieme, presents core surgical procedures in a concise, highly didactic format, enabling surgeons to quickly grasp their essence from the bulleted text and superb illustrations that accompany them. Expert neurosurgeons specializing in the cranial region describe how they perform common procedures and offer surgical tips and pearls.
Plates for Color Vision Testing, recently published by Thieme, is an easy-to-use manual that provides a simple and effective tool for detecting color vision deficiencies in any population. It features 32 color plates that use the principles of pseudoisochromasia (distinguishing numbers and letters on a color background) and pseudoanisochromasia (detecting characters of differing brightness on a color background) to assess and classify a wide range ofdisorders. The authors also provide practical information on administering the test and interpreting results, making the book essential for diagnosing color vision deficiency. The book includes a “cut-out E” for testing children and individuals who have difficulty reading or are unfamiliar with the alphabet.
Management of Smell and Taste Disorders, by Antje Welge-Luessen and Thomas Hummel, recently published by Thieme, reflects recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of smell and taste disorders, giving readers a complete, current overview of the topic. It includes functional anatomy, pathophysiology, diagnostic and clinical work-up, assessment techniques, medical and surgical options, and more. Focused and to the point, this book is designed for physicians treating patients in the everyday practice setting.
Thieme has recently published completely updated fourth editions of Volumes I and II of its bestselling Pocket Atlas of Sectional Anatomy. This comprehensive, easy-to-use pocket atlas is renowned for superb illustrations as well as the depiction of sectional anatomy in every plane. It provides clinicians with a highly specialized navigational tool that enables them to master radiologic anatomy and accurately interpret CT and MR images.
The Physics of Clinical MR Taught Through Images, Third Edition, recently published by Thieme, has been thoroughly rewritten and includes key information on how to apply an understanding of physics to improve diagnostic images. It teaches a practical approach to MR physics using images and emphasizes knowledge of the fundamentals that are important to achieving and maintaining high image quality using the readers’ MR equipment.