Essential Reproduction

Author: Martin H. Johnson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118423882
Release Date: 2012-12-14
Genre: Medical

Providing essential reading for medical, veterinary and biological science students, and students of physiology and trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology, the seventh edition of Essential Reproduction offers an up-to-date account of the fundamentals of reproduction within the context of cutting-edge knowledge and examples of its application. It provides a multidisciplinary approach integrating physiology, genetics, behaviour, anatomy and clinical science, to give thorough coverage of the study of mammalian reproduction. Essential Reproduction is now accompanied by the Wiley E-Text: Powered by VitalSource, and includes: The latest on conceptual, informational and applied aspects of reproduction A new structure offering a more logical approach to study and revision Expanded further reading suggestions to support research A companion website at www.essentialreproduction.com features all of the images from the book to download – perfect for instructor and student support. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Essential Clinical Global Health Includes Wiley E Text

Author: Brett D. Nelson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118638446
Release Date: 2015-01-27
Genre: Medical

Essential Clinical Global Health is a brand–new, pioneering, and evidence–based textbook that provides a clinical overview of the increasingly prominent specialty of global health. Originally developed from a course at Harvard Medical School, and now with contributions from nearly 100 world–renowned global health experts from across the globe, this textbook presents vital information required of students, trainees, and clinicians during their international experiences and training. Essential Clinical Global Health introduces readers to the up–to–date knowledge, skills, and approaches needed for productive and rewarding global health experiences. It provides essential clinical information on the diagnosis, management, and prevention of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in low– and middle–income countries. The textbook also includes practical guidance on topics such as health systems, population–based approaches, cultural awareness and sensitivity, travel preparedness and safety, and career development in global health. With key learning objectives in each chapter, practical clinical advice, setting–appropriate guidelines, personal field experiences from student and clinician contributors, Essential Clinical Global Health is the first global health textbook with a clinical focus for healthcare students, trainees, and providers. A companion website at www.wileyessential.com/globalhealth features self–assessment questions and videos.

The Reproductive System at a Glance

Author: Linda J. Heffner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405194525
Release Date: 2010-03-29
Genre: Medical

This text explores the breadth of human reproductive biology and pathophysiology in separate sections, giving students the basic science required to understand the reproductive disorders of men and women they will encounter during their clinical training.

Human Reproductive Biology

Author: Richard E. Jones
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780123821850
Release Date: 2013-09-28
Genre: Science

The fourth edition of Human Reproductive Biology—winner of a 2015 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) from The Text and Academic Authors Association—emphasizes the biological and biomedical aspects of human reproduction, explains advances in reproductive science and discusses the choices and concerns of today. Generously illustrated in full color, the text provides current information about human reproductive anatomy and physiology. This expansive text covers the full range of topics in human reproduction, from the biology of male and female systems to conception, pregnancy, labor and birth. It goes on to cover issues in fertility and its control, population growth and family planning, induced abortion and sexually transmitted diseases. This is the ideal book for courses on human reproductive biology, with chapter introductions, sidebars on related topics, chapter summaries and suggestions for further reading. Winner of a 2015 Texty Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association Beautifully redrawn full-color illustrations complement completely updated material with the latest research results, and clear, logical presentation of topics Covers the basic science of reproduction—endocrinology, anatomy, physiology, development, function and senescence of the reproductive system—as well as applied aspects including contraception, infertility and diseases of the reproductive system New companion website features full-color illustrations as PowerPoint and jpeg files for both professors and students to use for study and presentations

The Reproduction of Colour

Author: R. W. G. Hunt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470024263
Release Date: 2005-05-05
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Increasing use of digital signals for transmitting data in television, photography and printing means the reproduction of pictorial colour in the 21st century continues to drive innovation in its development. Hunt’s classic text The Reproduction of Colour has been fully revised and updated for the sixth edition to provide a comprehensive introduction to colour imaging and colour reproduction. New illustrations, diagrams and photographs ensure that both students and practising engineers using colour images can gain a full understanding of the theory and practical applications behind the phenomena they encounter. Key features: Describes the fundamental principles of colour reproduction for photography, television, printing and electronic imaging. Provides detailed coverage of the physics of light and the property of colorants. Includes new chapters on digital printing and digital imaging, which discuss colour reproduction on HDTV and desktop publishing. Presents expanded coverage of the evaluation of colour appearance. The Reproduction of Colour is already used as a basis for lectures in universities and specialist institutions and continues to be an essential resource for scientists, engineers and developers needing to appreciate the technologies of colour perception. Reviews of the Fifth Edition: "The book is beautifully written and superbly presented. It is a credit to both author and publisher, and deserves to be on the shelves of anyone who has any concern with the reproduction of colour." From The Journal of Photographic Science, Vol. 43 1995 "Using his ability as a teacher, Dr Hunt has made potentially very difficult topics quite readable...he brings the insight that leads the reader to a greater depth of understanding." From Color Research and Application, Vol. 23 1998 The Society for Imaging Science and Technology is an international society that aims to advance the science and practices of image assessment. A major objective of the Wiley-IS&T series will be to explain the latest scientific and technological developments in the field of imaging at a professional level. The broad scope of the series will focus on imaging in all its aspects, with particular emphasis on digital printing, electronic imaging, photofinishing, image preservation, image assessment, image archiving, pre-press technologies and hybrid imaging systems.

Reproduction in Farm Animals

Author: E. S. E. Hafez
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118710289
Release Date: 2013-07-03
Genre: Medical

When you're looking for a comprehensive and reliable text on large animal reproduction, look no further! the seventh edition of this classic text is geared for the undergraduate student in Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine. In response to reader feedback, Dr. Hafez has streamlined and edited the entire text to remove all repetitious and nonessential material. That means you'll learn more in fewer pages. Plus the seventh editing is filled with features that help you grasp the concepts of reproduction in farm animals so you'll perform better on exams and in practice: * condensed and simplified tables, so they're easier to consult * an easy-to-scan glossary at the end of the book * an expanded appendix, which includes graphic illustrations of assisted reproduction technology Plus, you'll find valuable NEW COVERAGE on all these topics: * Equine Reproduction: expanded information reflecting today's knowledge * Llamas (NEW CHAPTER) * Micromanipulation of Gametes and In Vitro Fertilization (NEW CHAPTER!) Reach for the text that's revised with the undergraduate in mind: the seventh edition of Hafez's Reproduction in Farm Animals.

Textbook of Clinical Embryology

Author: Kevin Coward
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521166409
Release Date: 2013-10-31
Genre: Medical

Based on the Oxford University postgraduate degree program, this book guides students through the multidisciplinary syllabus essential to ART laboratory practice.

Applied Animal Reproduction

Author: Henry Joe Bearden
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0131128310
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

For sophomore to senior-level courses in Physiology of Reproduction in Farm Animals, and Applied Techniques in Reproduction; in Animal Science and Preveterinary departments. Also, for use in two-year agricultural curricula and short courses where previous experience is not assumed. Comprehensive, up-to-date, readable- and accessible to undergraduates new to the subject- this text offers unique coverage of both basic physiology as related to reproduction AND the application of physiology to the management of reproduction in livestock species.

Flatfishes

Author: Robin N. Gibson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405143387
Release Date: 2008-04-15
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Fascinating and instantly recognisable, flatfishes are unique in their asymmetric postlarval body form. With over 700 extant species recognised and a distribution stretching across the globe this group of fishes are of considerable research interest and provide a major contribution to recreational and commercial fisheries, and to aquaculture, worldwide. Flatfishes: Biology and exploitation is the only comprehensive and current book in the field and responds to the economic importance and growing body of research to produce an invaluable addition to the Fish and Aquatic Resources Series providing: Outlines of systematics, distribution, reproduction, recruitment, ecology and behaviour Descriptions of the major fisheries and their management Full coverage of recent advances in aquaculture and stock enhancement This book is essential reading for fish biologists; fisheries scientists; marine biologists; ecologists and environmental scientists; aquaculture personnel and government workers in fisheries and fish and wildlife departments. It should be found in all libraries of research establishments and universities where biology, fish biology, fisheries, aquaculture, marine sciences, oceanography, ecology and environmental sciences are studied or taught.

Essential Neurosurgery

Author: Andrew H. Kaye
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405148177
Release Date: 2009-02-12
Genre: Medical

Essential Neurosurgery provides a comprehensive introduction to neurosurgery for junior surgical trainees and medical students. The book concentrates on the principles of neurosurgical diagnosis and management of the more common central nervous system problems, including an understanding of neurology and the pathological basis of neurological disease. There is also coverage of neurosurgical techniques and postoperative patient management. This new edition brings the text fully up to date and includes many of the biological and technological advances made in the field of neurosurgery that have improved surgical possibilities and patient outcomes. Review quotations from the previous edition ‘flowing and well highlighted text keeps the reader interested in the subject’ British Journal of Neurosurgery ‘an excellent text...well organised and clearly set out’ Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry

Comparative Reproductive Biology

Author: Heide Schatten
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470390252
Release Date: 2008-03-21
Genre: Medical

When considering the physiological systems of the body, the degree of species variation within the reproductive system compared to other systems is remarkable. Furthermore, it is essential that researchers, educators, and students alike remain aware of the fundamental comparative differences in the reproductive biology of domestic species. Written by renowned scientists in their respective fields, Comparative Reproductive Biology is a comprehensive reference on the reproductive systems of domestic species. The book offers both broad and specific knowledge in areas that have advanced the field in recent years, including advances in cell and molecular biology applied to reproduction, transgenic animal production, gender selection, artificial insemination, embryo transfer, cryobiology, animal cloning and many others. This seminal text includes topics in animal reproduction that are usually only found as part of other books in animal science such as anatomy, histology, physiology, radiology, ultrasonogrophy, and others. * Comprehensive reference of the reproductive systems of domestic species * Written by a team of top researchers * Richly illustrated throughout, including 12 pages of color images

Essential Simulation in Clinical Education

Author: Kirsty Forrest
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118659366
Release Date: 2013-07-17
Genre: Medical

This new addition to the popular Essentials series provides a broad, general introduction to the topic of simulation within clinical education. An ideal tool for both teaching and learning, Essential Simulation in Clinical Education provides a theoretical and practical introduction to the subject of simulation, whilst also offering strategies for successful use of simulators within general clinical education and demonstrating best practice throughout. This timely new title provides: The latest information on developments in the field, all supported by an evidence-base Content written by a global team of experts Discussion of policy and strategy initiatives to ground simulation within the healthcare context Practical examples of cases, including inter-professional learning. A superb companion for those involved in multi-disciplinary healthcare teaching, or interested in health care education practices, Essential Simulation in Clinical Education is the most comprehensive guide to the field currently available.

Medicine and Surgery of Camelids

Author: Murray E. Fowler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470961698
Release Date: 2011-07-26
Genre: Medical

Medicine and Surgery of Camelids is the classic comprehensive reference on llamas, alpacas, vicunas, guanacos, and camels. With information on topics ranging from nutrition and management to infectious diseases and emergency care, this book provides information on the health and maintenance of these species. Updates to the Third Edition include new information on camels; full color throughout; significant revisions to the parentage verification, infectious diseases, anesthesia, restraint, and nutrition sections; and additional information on the alpaca genome. This is an essential resource for practicing veterinarians, zoo veterinarians, and veterinary students.

Stop Working Start Thinking

Author: Jack Cohen
Publisher: Garland Science
ISBN: 0415368308
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Science

With the spectacular developments in technology accompanying and aiding scientific research over the past few decades, postgraduate students are often encouraged to focus more on generating data than to utilize their most sophisticated piece of equipment: their mind. Stop Working & Start Thinking, Second Edition aims to encourage young researchers to think more clearly about their experiments, from experimental design to data interpretation. This new edition builds on the success of the first edition, with new material throughout and a new chapter on measurement interpretation, including an examination of cryptic assumptions. This book is essential reading for postgraduates who wish to put the mastery back into their M.Sc. and the philosophy back into their PhDs.

Hospitality Management Accounting

Author: Michael M. Coltman
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471209538
Release Date: 2000-08-28
Genre: Business & Economics

CRUCIAL ACCOUNTING SKILLS FOR THE HOSPITALITY PROFESSIONAL In the fast-growing and increasingly competitive hospitality industry, every business is under extreme pressure to maximize revenue and minimize costs simply to maintain existing profit levels. Hospitality Management Accounting, Seventh Edition gives students a firm grounding in the fundamental concepts and analytical techniques they will need as professionals to take direct control of an accounting system and evaluate the effectiveness of current and past operations. Filled with case studies, expanded exercise and problem sections, and alternative solution sets that provide multiple problem-solving approaches, this updated new edition is the only text in the field that covers credit card receivables. It features an extensive review of accounting systems and a special section on the use of computers in the hospitality industry. Important topics covered in this text include: * Understanding, analyzing, and interpreting financial statements * Ratio analysis and internal control * The "bottom up" approach to pricing * Cost management and the cost volume profit approach to decisions * Operations budgeting and cash budgeting * Statement of cash flows and working capital Hospitality Management Accounting, Seventh Edition equips hospitality management and culinary students with the skills they need to take command of one of the most crucial aspects of the management of any hospitality business.