Cellular and Molecular Immunology takes a comprehensive yet straightforward approach to the latest developments in this active and fast-changing field. Drs. Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, and Shiv Pillai present sweeping updates in this new edition to cover antigen receptors and signal transduction in immune cells, mucosal and skin immunity, cytokines, leukocyte-endothelial interaction, and more. In print and online with additional resources, this reference is the up-to-date and readable textbook you need to master the complex subject of immunology.
Prepare for certification, MOC/recertification, and in-service exams with the most trusted name in medicine: Harrison's. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 19th edition, is a completely revised and updated guide to help you prepare for your primary board certification, maintenance of certification/re-certification, and for in-service exams. With an important component of the Harrison's set, this review reflects all of the most up-to-date material featured in the 19th edition of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. This ultimate study partner contains more than 1000 revised and updated questions (and answers), simulating those on the primary certification exam. Integral to interactive self-assessment and in line with the core Harrison's text, the high-yield content reflects the weighting of subject matter included on the internal medicine board exam blueprint and spans the field of internal medicine.
The short textbook of medical microbiology for nurses is an attempt to fulfill the actual needs and requirement of nursing students. Material is presented in simple, hand-drawn illustrations and clear meaningful photographs adjusted appropriately between the text. The text is divided into eight sections: general microbiology, bacterial genetics, immunology, systemic bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology and medical entomology, and clinical microbiology. More emphasis is given to collection and transportation of clinical specimen to laboratory, laboratory diagnosis of important infectious diseases, hospital infection, disposal of laboratory and hospital waste, prevention and control of infection, hand hygiene, nurses and microbiology, practical suggestion in dealing hospital infections problems, etc.