Research Desk

Aug 05, 2019

Part of the practical, highly illustrated Operative Techniques series, this fully revised book from Drs. Emil H. Schemitsch and Michael D. McKee brings a surgeon up to speed with must-know surgical techniques in today's technically demanding orthopedic trauma surgery. Step-by-step, evidence-based guidance walks through both common and unique cases, including upper extremity, lower extremity, spine, pelvis, and acetabulum trauma. Practical features such as pearls of wisdom, key points, and potential pitfalls detailed by the authors in order to successfully manage patients with complex fracture patterns have all been reinforced in this new edition.

Aug 05, 2019

Advances in Cancer Research, Volume 144, the latest release in this ongoing, well-regarded serial, provides invaluable information on the exciting and fast-moving field of cancer research. Chapters in this new release include Gene-Environment-Microenvironment Interactions in Melanomagenesis, PP2A and the Cell Cycle, Current Progress Defining Calcium Signals as Therapeutic Targets in Cancer Cells, and much more.

Aug 05, 2019

Facial Trauma Surgery: From Primary Repair to Reconstruction is the first comprehensive textbook on treating primary facial trauma and delayed reconstruction of both the soft tissues and craniofacial bony skeleton. This unique volume is a practical, complete reference for clinical presentation, fracture pattern, classification, and management of patients with a traumatic facial injury, helping you provide the best possible outcomes for patients' successful reintegration into work and society.

Aug 05, 2019

This comprehensive book presents an evidence-based approach to treating asthma in adults aged 65 and older, a vulnerable subset of patients who are more likely to experience higher morbidity and mortality rates and often enduring higher financial burdens related to treatment. It is a unique resource, providing an up-to-date review of medication strategies, how asthma phenotypes and treatment decisions interact, and how controlling asthma triggers impacts long-term asthma outcomes in older patients. Additionally, the book incorporates recent advances in alternative therapies that improve the patient’s quality of life. 

Aug 05, 2019

A new issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America focuses on Biliary Tract and Primary Liver Tumors and is edited by Dr. T. Clark Gamblin. It will be released in October 2019.

Aug 05, 2019

Intensive Care for Emergency Surgeons reports on topics that are relevant for intensivists and surgeons alike. It provides the basis for a dialogue between intensivists and emergency surgeons, helping both groups better understand the needs of ICU surgical patients and presents a practical approach to basic problems encountered on a daily basis in emergency care.

Aug 03, 2019

The 5th edition of Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy published by Elsevier will be launched in December 2019. Authored by Margaret J. Fehrenbach & Tracy Popowics, it is the ideal introduction to one of the most foundational areas in the dental professions.

Aug 03, 2019

The 1st edition of Urologic Clinics issue, Emerging Technologies in Renal Stone Management, focuses on techniques and the newer generation of lasers, fiber optics, and imaging techniques.

Aug 03, 2019

Global Psychosomatic Medicine and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry traces the history and development of psychosomatic medicine, reviews contributions of traditional healing methods to psychosomatic medicine and analyzes national styles of psychosomatic medicine as practiced in specific countries.

Jul 31, 2019

Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologyis an international, peer reviewed journal that crosses the boundaries between epidemiologists, paediatricians, developmental psychologists, environmental specialists, obstetricians, child health specialists and genetic epidemiologists. Its main focus is to ensure that the most important paediatric, reproductive, obstetric and perinatal studies reach those researchers and clinicians for whom the results are especially relevant.