Category: New Resource

The Gland Illusion: Early Attempts at Rejuvenation Through Male Hormone Therapy

by on February 27, 2018 9:52 am
Lane appreciatively received The Gland Illusion: Early Attempts at Rejuvenation Through Male Hormone Therapy as a gift from the author, John B. Nanninga. Testosterone and estrogen treatments are common today but centuries ago the discovery of sex gland secretions led both physicians and the public to believe they had found the secret to bodily rejuvenation. This book explores… Read more The Gland Illusion: Early Attempts at Rejuvenation Through Male Hormone Therapy

Genomic and Precision Medicine: Primary Care

by on February 15, 2018 1:06 pm
Lane gratefully received Genomic and Precision Medicine (Third Edition) as a gift from the editor, Sean P. David, MD., Associate professor of medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine. Presents a comprehensive volume for primary care providers State-of-the-art tools, technologies and policy issues The implications of risk, family history, personal genomics and pharmacogenomics Succinct commentary and key learning points… Read more Genomic and Precision Medicine: Primary Care

How the Immune System Works

by on December 18, 2017 12:58 pm
Lane has purchased an ebook of the latest (5th) edition of the popular How the Immune System Works by Lauren M. Sompayrac. Recommended for students and anyone who requires a refresher in immunology. Lane also has the print copy and all previous editions. Dr. Sompayrac cuts through the jargon and details to reveal, in simple… Read more How the Immune System Works

Shell-Shock and Medical Culture in First World War Britain

by on November 16, 2017 5:52 pm
In honor of Lane Library’s new exhibit on Stanford Medicine in WWI we feature a new e-book by Tracey Loughran. The 20th century saw the first instance of men serving in a combat zone for prolonged periods of time and the new psychological effects afflicted hundreds of thousands of survivors at a time when psychology… Read more Shell-Shock and Medical Culture in First World War Britain

Handbook of laboratory animal anesthesia and pain management

by on October 27, 2017 6:41 pm
Lane gratefully acknowledges the gift from the editor, Cholawat Pacharinsak, Director of Anesthesia, Pain Management, and Surgery Department of Comparative Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine … [S]erves as a quick reference source for investigators, veterinarians, technicians, and other animal caretakers charged with the care and use of rodents in a research setting. Presents practical… Read more Handbook of laboratory animal anesthesia and pain management

Board Review in Preventive Medicine and Public Health

by on October 13, 2017 3:08 pm
… prepares physicians for their initial and recertification board exams in the related specialties of preventive, occupational and aerospace medicine. Over 640 questions/answers that imitate material on specialty exams, each question is linked to a detailed answer. general public health, health management, health law community health, infectious disease occupational, aerospace, environmental, correctional (prison), clinical preventive… Read more Board Review in Preventive Medicine and Public Health

The Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Preparation Book

by on September 27, 2017 10:35 pm
Thieme produces wonderful medical e-books with very high quality graphics, such as The Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Preparation Book. Copiously illustrated, this set of exam review questions will also interest people in Critical Care, Pathology and Ophthalmology. This e-book provides a full-length practice exam that you can take with the same time constraints as the actual… Read more The Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Preparation Book

Palliative care for older people: A public health perspective

by on September 7, 2017 5:11 pm
Palliative care for older people: A public health perspective also provides an international perspective as the authors and editors come mostly from The Netherlands.The 26 chapters in this e-book cover all manner of challenges affecting patients and care-givers as well as examination of possible public policy solutions. Recommended for anyone who works with elderly and/or… Read more Palliative care for older people: A public health perspective

Emerging and Re-Emerging Viral Infections

by on August 11, 2017 7:37 am
In the last decades, several viruses emerged, as the consequence of cross-species passage from animal reservoirs to human being. Emerging infections always represent a significant challenge for public health system because knowledge about specific pathogens are generally little while at the same time we have few or no effective interventions. Emerging and Re-Emerging Viral Infections… Read more Emerging and Re-Emerging Viral Infections