Blows to the Head: How Boxing Changed My Mindby Binnie Klein, M.S.W., lecturer in psychiatry (State University of New York Press) The author offers a series of memories and insights from an unlikely contender. Klein’s unexpected midlife fascination with boxing takes her beyond the ring, leading her back to her roots and to a surprising chapter of the Jewish immigrant experience. Klein shows us that if we turn over the “weird stones” on our path—the ones we usually ignore—we may find ourselves on a remarkable and revitalizing journey.
Human-Animal Medicine: Clinical Approaches to Zoonoses, Toxicants and Other Shared Health Risksby Peter M. Rabinowitz, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of medicine; and Lisa A. Conti, D.V.M., M.P.H. (Saunders) This reference work explores the convergence of human, animal, and environmental health concerns. It calls for greater communication and cooperation among human health care providers, public health professionals, and veterinarians to address vital issues of emerging diseases and environmental change. This book provides practical guidelines for collaborations on a wide range of clinical human-animal health issues, including the H1N1 virus, zoonotic diseases, the human-animal bond, animal allergy, bites and stings, and animals as sentinels of environmental health hazards.
Acute Pain Managementby Raymond S. Sinatra, M.D., Ph.D., professor of anesthesiology; Oscar A. DeLeon-Cassasola, M.D.; Eugene Viscusi, M.D.; and Brian Ginsberg, M.D. (Cambridge University Press) This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of acute pain management, including the anatomy of pain pathways; the pathophysiology of severe pain; pain assessment; therapeutic guidelines and analgesic options; organization of pain services; and the roles of anesthesiologists, surgeons, pharmacists, and nurses in providing optimal care.
Pathology of the Breastby Fattaneh A. Tavassoli, M.D., professor of pathology (McGraw-Hill Companies) This book provides information on all benign and malignant lesions of the breast. It focuses on facts and details that pathologists need to make precise critical diagnoses: morphological features, differential diagnoses, and diagnostic aids for both common and rare lesions in men as well as in women. The book includes illustrations, photographs, photomicrographs, and extensive literature reviews.
Speech Sound Disorders in Children: In Honor of Lawrence D. Shribergedited by Rhea Paul, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, lecturer in the Child Study Center; and Peter Flipsen Jr., Ph.D. (Plural Publishing) This text provides insights from a variety of perspectives and disciplines into the development of children’s speech sounds. The authors discuss the difficulties in the analysis of and treatment implications for both specific speech disorders and the speech of children with other primary disabilities.
Letters to a Best Friendby Richard Selzer, M.D., HS ’61; Peter Josyph, editor (SUNY Press) This book is the record of two decades of written conversation between two friends: Selzer, the essayist, short story writer, and former surgeon; and Peter Josyph, a New York painter, actor, and filmmaker who began the correspondence in 1988. The book is an edited selection of the thousands of letters that Selzer wrote about his life, his work, and his friendship with Josyph.
The Treatment of Eating Disorders: A Clinical Handbookby Carlos M. Grilo, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and psychology; and James E. Mitchell, M.D. (The Guilford Press) This clinical handbook brings together leading international experts on eating disorders to describe the most effective treatments and their implementation. Coverage encompasses psychosocial, family-based, medical, and nutritional therapies for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and other disorders and disturbances. The volume also provides an overview of assessment, treatment planning, and medical management issues. Special topics include psychiatric comorbidities, involuntary treatment, support for caregivers, eating disorders in children, and new directions in treatment research and evaluation.
Health and Social Justiceby Jennifer Prah Ruger, Ph.D., associate professor of public health (Oxford University Press) Societies make decisions and take actions that profoundly affect the distribution of health care. Why and how should collective choices be made and policies implemented to address health inequalities under conditions of resource scarcity? How should societies conceptualize and measure health disparities, and determine whether they’ve been adequately addressed? Who is responsible for various aspects of this important social problem? In this book Ruger elucidates principles to guide these decisions, the evidence that should inform them, and the policies necessary to build equitable and efficient health systems worldwide.
Netter's Gastroenterology, 2nd ed.by Martin H. Floch, M.D., clinical professor of medicine; Neil R. Floch, M.D.; Kris V. Kowdley, M.D.; C.S. Pitchumoni, M.D.; James Scolapio, M.D.; and Raul Rosenthal, M.D. (Saunders) This text covers the field of digestive diseases—including those related to gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition. A templated format offers a quick summary of nearly 300 of the most commonly encountered clinical conditions, while the illustrations provided by Frank H. Netter, M.D., depict key anatomical structures and highlight important concepts.