Starting with the basic functionality of the immune system, it then moves on to cover the very latest developments in immunosupressive drugs and protocols, as well as a look at all emerging technologies in the field. In full colour throughout, over outstanding diagrams support the text, all figures being fully downloadable via the book's companion website.
The result is an essential tool for all those responsible for managing patients awaiting and undergoing organ transplantation, including transplant surgeons and clinicians, immunologists and researchers. Due to the work of the AST Infectious Diseases Community of Practice, this book exclusively uses tables and flowcharts to speed up decision making when managing a post-transplant infection or reducing the possibility of infection.
This distinguished group of investigators and teachers provide point of care information on optimum management of infection in adult and pediatric organ and stem cell transplant patients. The unique tables and flowcharts are devised by the authors, backed up with extensive references, making the book a fully researched, yet, easy-to-use guide. Perfect for quick reference, this book will help you to combat and treat post-transplant infections.
Divided into five sections, it covers everything you need to know to provide the best possible care for your patients:.
Edited by Donald Hricik, MD. The Primer on Transplantation is an invaluable resource for all health professionals on the transplant team, including trainees, residents, fellows, physicians, surgeons, nurses and transplant coordinators.
This new edition is full of practical advice for the next generation of transplant professionals. In addition to 5 organ-specific chapters: Fully updated and redesigned to make it even more user-friendly, the book contains clinical vignettes, key point boxes, and self-assessment multiple choice questions in each chapter.
Purchasing the book also entitles you access to the companion website: The AST Career Center is a resource that thrives by connecting organisations seeking to fill positions and transplant professionals searching for career opportunities. The content, information, opinions, and viewpoints contained in educational materials housed on and linked from the AST web site are those of the authors or contributors of such materials.
The reader of these materials uses these materials at his or her own risk, and AST shall not be responsible for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in these materials, whether arising through negligence, oversight, or otherwise. It is all tables, charts, and flowcharts, but well-referenced. I tend to use it to refer to things that are not complex diagnostic workups, but rather algorithms or guidelines e.
For those applications, it's very crisp and much better than plowing through published guidelines and skimming the tables buried within them. I would never follow a recommendation for empiric therapy of pyelo in a transplanted kidney just by looking at the table. Some subtleties get lost; the tabular format may not by ideal for these scenarios. The review by CM "petlover" does raise a valid point -- if it had a more portable format, it might be more valuable.
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Not helpful, dry format of tables. The Transplant Peer Review Network Tx PRN is a consortium formed to simplify the publication process for authors and reduce the time and effort involved in the peer review of transplantation research. The AST Career Center is a resource that thrives by connecting organisations seeking to fill positions and transplant professionals searching for career opportunities. Ana Pastore y Piontti. For this revised edition, all chapters have been completely rewritten and references updated. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
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