Harwood-Nuss' Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine

Harwood-Nuss' medical perform of Emergency Medicine presents a clinically centred and evidence-based precis of this forte, giving you fast, accountable solutions to the medical questions that come up on your perform. Templated chapters advisor you thru the scientific presentation, differential prognosis, review, administration, and disposition of a full variety of lawsuits and stipulations obvious within the ED, with highlighted serious interventions and customary pitfalls – the entire details you must offer every one sufferer with optimum care.


  • Additional online-only content material (including chapters, figures, and tables) and entry to over 1500 self-assessment questions and solutions online
  • A exact part on High-Risk leader Complaints guides you thru the main severe shows within the ED, reminiscent of chest discomfort, stomach discomfort, shortness of breath, and changed psychological prestige, so that you can make sure that those sufferers are stabilized and handled quick and effectively.
  • A part on Clinical Disposition draws consciousness to big post-ED administration concerns.
  • concise, readable format allows easy access to the knowledge you need.
  • Reorganized pediatric section
  • New Key Testing sections present in acceptable chapters

Your book purchase contains an e-book version created for Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod contact, computer, & Mac. This book features:

  • Complete content material with greater navigation
  • A strong seek software that draws effects from content material within the booklet, your notes, or even the web
  • Cross-linked pages, references, and extra for simple navigation
  • Highlighting device for simpler reference of key content material during the text
  • Ability to take and proportion notes with neighbors and colleagues
  • Quick-reference tabbing to save lots of your favourite content material for destiny use

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Empires of Light: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World

By Jill Jonnes

Within the ultimate many years of the 19th century, 3 amazing and visionary titans of America’s Gilded Age—Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse—battled bitterly as every one vied to create an unlimited and robust electric empire. In Empires of Light, historian Jill Jonnes portrays this amazing trio and their riveting and ruthless international of state of the art technological know-how, invention, intrigue, funds, dying, and hard-eyed Wall highway millionaires. on the middle of the tale are Thomas Alva Edison, the nation’s most renowned and folksy inventor, writer of the incandescent mild bulb and mastermind of the world’s first direct present electric gentle networks; the Serbian wizard of invention Nikola Tesla, based, hugely eccentric, a dreamer who revolutionized the new release and supply of electrical energy; and the charismatic George Westinghouse, Pittsburgh inventor and hard company entrepreneur, an business idealist who within the period of gaslight imagined an international powered by means of reasonable and abundant electrical energy and labored center and soul to create it.

Edison struggled to introduce his radical new direct present (DC) expertise into the hurly-burly of recent York urban as Tesla and Westinghouse challenged his dominance with their alternating present (AC), hence environment the degree for one of many eeriest feuds in American company heritage, the struggle of the electrical Currents. The battlegrounds: Wall road, the 1893 Chicago World’s reasonable, Niagara Falls, and, ultimately, the loss of life chamber—Jonnes takes us at the demanding stroll down a jail hallway and into the sunlit room the place William Kemmler, convicted ax assassin, grew to become the 1st guy to die within the electrical chair.

Empires of Light is the gripping background of electrical energy, the “mysterious fluid,” and the way the fateful collision of Edison, Tesla, and Westinghouse left the area completely transformed.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Nothing: Surprising Insights Everywhere from Zero to Oblivion

By New Scientist

Incredible discoveries from the fringes of the universe to the internal workings of our minds—all from nothing!

It seems that nearly not anything is as curious—or as enlightening—as, good, not anything. what's nothingness? the place can it's came upon? The writers of the world's top-selling technology journal investigate—from the large bang, darkish power, and the void to superconductors, vestigial organs, hypnosis, and the placebo effect—and notice that realizing not anything could be the key to knowing everything:

What got here sooner than the massive bang, and may our universe end?
How could cooling topic down virtually to absolute 0 aid remedy our strength crisis?
How can a person be afflicted by a fake analysis as if it have been true?
Does nothingness even exist? contemporary experiments recommend that squeezing an ideal vacuum in some way creates light.
Why is it unfair to accuse sloths—animals who do nothing—of being lazy? And more!

individuals Paul Davies, Jo Marchant, and Ian Stewart, in addition to former editors of Nature and sixteen different top writers and scientists, marshal up to date examine to make some of the most complicated nation-states in technology dazzlingly transparent. arrange to be surprised at how a lot more there's to not anything than you ever realized.

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The Heretic in Darwin's Court: The Life of Alfred Russel Wallace

By Ross A. Slotten

During their lifetimes, Alfred Russel Wallace and Charles Darwin shared credits and repute for the self sufficient and near-simultaneous discovery of common choice. jointly, the 2 males spearheaded one of many maximum highbrow revolutions in sleek historical past, and their contention, often amicable yet sometimes acrimonious, cast glossy evolutionary idea. but this day, few buyers comprehend a lot approximately Wallace.

The Heretic in Darwin's Court explores the debatable lifestyles and medical contributions of Alfred Russel Wallace―Victorian traveller, scientist, spiritualist, and co-discoverer with Charles Darwin of typical choice. After reading his early years, the biography turns to Wallace's twelve years of usually harrowing travels within the western and japanese tropics, which position him within the pantheon of the best explorer-naturalists of the 19th century. Tracing step by step his discovery of typical selection―a piece of clinical detective paintings as progressive in its implications because the discovery of the constitution of DNA―the booklet then follows the remainder fifty years of Wallace's eccentric and wonderful lifestyles. as well as his divergence from Darwin on basic issues―sexual choice and the starting place of the human mind―he pursued subject matters that almost all clinical figures of his day conspicuously refrained from, together with spiritualism, phrenology, mesmerism, environmentalism, and lifestyles on Mars.

Although there's war of words approximately his conclusions, Wallace's highbrow investigations into the origins of lifestyles, realization, and the universe itself stay the most encouraged clinical accomplishments in background. This authoritative biography casts new gentle at the existence and paintings of Alfred Russel Wallace and the significance of his twenty-five-year courting with Charles Darwin.

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EMQs and MCQs for Medical Finals

By Jonathan Bath

EMQs and MCQs for scientific Finals is a special revision and examine software for ultimate exam practise. perform questions hide a number of key themes in either medication and surgical procedure, with the combination of questions reflecting the overall weighting in actual tests. entire solution notes are supplied for every query, explaining why a specific solution is right and why others will not be. worthwhile mnemonics and pointers on remembering key evidence support to consolidate studying.

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The Universe and the Atom

This can be a attention-grabbing and renowned account of the very huge and the very small, from the universe as an entire to subatomic physics. It comprises qualitative factors of quantum mechanics and relativity, the massive bang with inflation, the synthesis of components, atoms, nuclei, subnuclear physics, quarks, leptons, and different hassle-free debris. It additionally supplies an account of darkish subject and darkish strength. In precis, it offers and evaluation of what we all know concerning the universe and what it really is made up of, and in addition what we do not understand.

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Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software

By Steven Johnson

Within the culture of Being Digital and The Tipping Point, Steven Johnson, acclaimed as a "cultural critic with a poet's middle" (The Village Voice), takes readers on an eye-opening trip via emergence idea and its applications.

AN ESQUIRE journal most sensible publication OF THE YEAR

Explaining why the total is typically smarter than the sum of its elements, Johnson offers superb examples of suggestions, self-organization, and adaptive studying. How does a full of life local evolve out of a disconnected staff of shopkeepers, bartenders, and actual property builders? How does a media occasion tackle a lifetime of its personal? How will new software program courses create an clever world-wide-web?

In the arriving years, the facility of self-organization -- coupled with the connective know-how of the net -- will bring in a revolution each piece as major because the creation of electrical energy. Provocative and interesting, Emergence places you at the entrance strains of this fascinating upheaval in technological know-how and notion.

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The Global Warming Reader: A Century of Writing About Climate Change

By Bill McKibben

Our most generally revered environmental author brings jointly the fundamental voices on worldwide warming, from its 19th-century discovery to the present

With the increase of utmost climate occasions worldwide--witness the devastation wrought via Hurricanes Sandy, Irene, and Katrina, and the sustained drought around the American West--global warming has turn into more and more tricky to deny.

What is occurring to our planet? And what will we do approximately it? The international Warming Reader offers greater than thirty-five solutions to those burning questions, from multiple hundred years of engagement with the subject. this is Elizabeth Kolbert's groundbreaking essay "The Darkening Sea," Michael Crichton's skeptical view of weather switch, George Monbiot's biting indictment of these who're particularly utilizing up the planet's assets, NASA scientist James Hansen's testimony earlier than the U.S. Congress, and clarion demands motion by way of Al Gore, Arundhati Roy, Naomi Klein, and so on. The worldwide Warming Reader is a complete source, expertly edited via anyone who lives and breathes this defining factor of our time.

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Wonderful Life with the Elements: The Periodic Table Personified

By Bunpei Yorifuji

Get to grasp the Elements!

From the bright brain of jap artist Bunpei Yorifuji comes Wonderful existence with the Elements, an illustrated advisor to the periodic desk that offers chemistry a pleasant face.

In this super periodic desk, each aspect is a distinct personality whose homes are represented visually: heavy components are fats, man-made parts are robots, and noble gases game outstanding afros. each aspect is critical, from the size of an element's beard to the garments on its again. you will additionally know about each one element's discovery, its universal makes use of, and different very important stats like even if it floats—or explodes—in water.

Why hassle trudging via a conventional periodic desk? during this periodic paradise, the weather are humans too. And as soon as you will have met them, you are going to always remember them.

Includes pull-out poster!

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How to Destroy the Universe

By Paul Parsons

If you happen to idea physics used to be all approximately measuring the temperature of ice in a bucket or attempting to fathom what E=mc2 skill, re-evaluate ... . the way to break the Universe and 34 different relatively fascinating makes use of of physics demystifies the fabulous international of physics in a sequence of exciting, wonderful and infrequently amazing eventualities -- that designate key physics options in undeniable and easy language.

You'll how you can keep the planet from power shortages through mining the vacuum of empty area, engineer the Earth's weather to opposite the consequences of world warming, and fend off killer asteroids similar to Bruce Willis and his vest. You'll study crucial survival abilities akin to the best way to pass though a lightning strike, tips to difficult it out in the course of an earthquake and the way to fall right into a black gap with out being squashed into spaghetti. And you'll realize a few undeniable previous cool stuff like how one can flip lead into gold, tips on how to trip to the centre of the Earth, the best way to crack supposedly unbreakable codes and the way to exploit physics to foretell the inventory market.

So as a way to become familiar with technological know-how in the back of relativity, antigravity and parallel universes, or while you're quite extra attracted to studying tips to teleport, shuttle via time or in attaining immortality, this is often the fitting advent to the fantastic international of contemporary physics.

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