Boletim informativo n.º 4
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ANDERSON, Stuart, ed. lit. – Making medicines: a brief history of pharmacy and pharmaceuticals. London [etc.]: Pharmaceutical Press, 2005. 318 p. ISBN 9780857110992
“Making Medicines is a concise, chronological discussion of the history of therapeutics and pharmacy from the Egyptians through to the present day. It focuses on the discovery and uses of medicines to treat illness through the ages, and the evolving role of the pharmacist.
Each chapter is contributed by an expert in the period or field, and illustrates how wider social, political and economic developments have influenced drug
development and shaped pharmacy practice.
The book has two colour-plate sections illustrating how pharmacy has developed over the centuries. Numerous photographs are also included in the text.
Written by an expert in the field, this book will appeal to pharmacists and pharmacy students, as well as to other healthcare practitioners and medical historians.”
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BERINGER, Paul M. – Winter's basic Clinical pharmacokinetics. 6th ed. Philadelphia [etc.]: Wolters Kluwer, cop. 2018. 530 p. ISBN 9781496346421
“Winter’s Basic Clinical Pharmacokinetics helps readers apply pharmacokinetics and therapeutic drug monitoring to patient care.
An easy-to-read, case-study format has made this text a favorite among students and clinicians. Divided into two parts, Part I reviews basic pharmacokinetic principles, and Part II illustrates the clinical application of these principles to common problems.
Extensive explanations emphasize major concepts and accompany complex equations. Figures help visualize concepts.
New chapters include drug dosing in renal disease, pediatric considerations, and pharmacogenomics, as well as antifungals and expansion of the cytotoxic and immunosuppressant therapies.”
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BROWN, Jo. [et al.], ed. lit. – Clinical communication in medicine. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, cop. 2016. 264 p. ISBN 9781118728246
“Clinical Communication in Medicine brings together the theories, models and evidence that underpin effective healthcare communication in one accessible volume. Endorsed and developed by members of the UK Council of Clinical Communication in Undergraduate Medical Education, it traces the subject to its primary disciplinary origins, looking at how it is practised, taught and learned today, as well as considering future directions.
Focusing on three key areas – the doctor-patient relationship, core components of clinical communication, and effective teaching and assessment – Clinical Communication in Medicine enhances the understanding of effective communication. It links theory to teaching, so principles and practice are clearly understood.”
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BROWNER, Warren S. [et al.] – Designing clinical research. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, cop 2023. 451 p. ISBN 9781975174408
“For more than 30 years, Designing Clinical Research has set the standard as the most practical, authoritative guide for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other practitioners involved in all forms of clinical and public health research. Using a reader-friendly writing style, Drs. Warren S. Browner, Thomas B. Newman, Steven R. Cummings, Deborah G. Grady, Alison J. Huang, Alka M. Kanaya, and Mark J. Pletcher, all of the University of California, San Francisco, provide up-to-date, commonsense approaches to the challenging judgments involved in designing, funding, and implementing a study.
This state-of-the-art fifth edition features new figures, tables, and design, as well as new editors, new content, and extensively updated references to keep you current.”
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CLEMENTI, Francesco, ed. lit. [et al.] – General and molecular pharmacology: principles of drug action. Hoboken: Wiley, cop. 2015. 732 p. ISBN 9781118768570
“With a focus on functional relationships between drugs and their targets, this book covers basic and general pharmacology, from a cellular and molecular perspective, with particular attention to the mechanisms of drug action – the fundamental basis for proper clinical use- without neglecting clinical application, toxicology and pharmacokinetics.
Covers cell and molecular pharmacology, bringing together current research on regulation of drug targets, at a level appropriate for advanced undergrad and graduate students.
Discusses the relevance of pharmacokinetics and drug development for the clinical application of drugs.”
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COSTA, Filipa Alves da; Van Mil, J. W. Foppe; Alvarez-Risco, Aldo, ed. lit. – The pharmacist guide to implementing pharmaceutical care. Gewerbestrasse: Springer, cop. 2019. 506 p. ISBN 9783319925752
“Through the contributions of over 30 global experts, this book meets the growing need to understand the development and implementation of pharmaceutical care.
This guide to pharmaceutical Care implementation details the pharmacist's role in providing a broad array of care to various kinds of patients, using strategies that improve humanistic, economic and clinical outcomes.
Written with a focus for students, pharmacists and researchers, this book offers multiple scenarios to advance the care of patients. It will enhance the knowledge and skills of the providers. The examples describe the details of the structured processes from pharmacists and researchers who have worked in these fields for many years: detecting drug-related problems, providing pharmaceutical care in different settings (community, nursing homes, hospitals and clinics), evaluating research-indicators and outcomes, and teaching at universities and colleges.”
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DAMODARAN, Srinivasan. – Química de alimentos de fennema; trad. de Alessandro de Oliveira Rios. 5ª ed. Porto Alegre: Artmed, 2019. 1104 p. ISBN 9788582715451
“Considerada referência mundial sobre o assunto há mais de 30 anos, Química de alimentos de Fennema, em sua 5ª edição, supera os padrões dequalidade e informações abrangentes estabelecidos pelas edições anteriores.
Com sua já conhecida estrutura didática, acessível e amplamente ilustrada, esta edição começa por realizar uma análise dos principais componentes alimentares, como água, carboidratos, lipídeos, proteínas e enzimas. A segunda parte trata dos componentes alimentares menores, incluindo vitaminas e minerais, corantes, sabores e aditivos.
E, por fim, são apresentados os sistemas alimentares, revisando as considerações básicas e trazendo informações específicas sobre as características do leite, fisiologia dos tecidos musculares comestíveis e fisiologia pós-colheita de tecidos vegetais comestíveis”
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EDZWALD, James K., ed. lit. – Water quality & treatment: a handbook on drinking water. 6th ed. New York [etc.]: McGraw-Hill, cop 2011. 150 p. ISBN 9780071630115
“Comprehensive, current, and written by leading experts, Water Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water, Sixth Edition covers state-of-theart technologies and methods for water treatment and quality control.
Significant revisions and new material in this edition reflect the latest advances and critical topics in water supply and treatment. Presented by the American Water Works Association, this is the leading source of authoritative information on drinking water quality and treatment.”
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FIGUEIREDO, Isabel Vitória Figueiredo [et al.] – Medicação no idoso: benefícios versus riscos. Beau Bassin: Novas edições Acadêmicas, cop. 2019. 64 p. ISBN 9786139751297
“O envelhecimento e as múltiplas comorbidades juntamente com as alterações respeitantes à farmacocinética e farmacodinâmica condicionam uma maior imprevisibilidade e variedade na resposta aos medicamentos, podendo os idosos ficar mais suscetíveis ao efeito de determinados fármacos.
A combinação de todos estes fatores contribui para um maior risco de interação fármaco-fármaco, fármaco-doença e reações adversas, com consequentes resultados negativos na sua saúde.
A polimedicação é um problema crescente. Apesar de não ser exclusiva da população geriátrica, a polimedicação no doente idoso apresenta desafios particulares.”
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GOSSAGE, James A. [et al.], ed. lit. – Browse's introduction to the symptoms & signs of surgical disease. 6th ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2021. 644 p. ISBN 9781138330085
“Browse's Introduction to the Symptoms & Signs of Surgical Disease is essential reading for all medical students learning the fundamentals of history taking and patient examination, when undertaking a surgical rotation, when preparing for their surgical exams and as they transition to postgraduate studies.
Maintaining the engaging and readable style so central to Sir Norman Browse's early editions, the sixth edition of this classic text retains all the features beloved by generations of students while being fully revised and updated throughout in line with current surgical practice.”
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HARRIS, Jay R. [et al.], ed. lit. – Diseases of the breast. 5th ed. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, cop. 2014. 1196 p. ISBN 9781451186277
“Ideal for any clinician seeing patients with breast disease, especially carcinoma of the breast, this full color 5th edition of the authoritative text in the field is designed to foster the understanding necessary to provide optimal patient care.
Features: The importance of effective communication between pathologists, breast imagers, medical geneticists, experts in nursing, psycho-social support, and rehabilitation, as well as surgical, medical, and radiation oncologists in providing optimal patient care is demonstrated.
The latest major clinical trials are covered, along with the information they provide on early detection and management of breast cancer.
Illustrations and tables that emphasize breast imaging, microscopic and gross histology, anatomy, and procedural technique enhance visual understanding.”
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HENDERSON, Mark C.; Tierney Jr., Lawrence M. ; Smetana, Gerald W. , ed. lit. – The patient history: an evidence-based approach to differential diagnosis. [em linha] 2nd ed. New York: Mc Graw-Hill, cop. 2012. [Consult. 15 dez. 2022]. Disponível em www: https://accessmedicine.mhmedical.com/book.aspx?bookID=500
“The ideal companion to major textbooks on the physical examination, this trusted guide is widely acclaimed for its skill-building, and evidence based approach to the medical history. Now in full color, The Patient History defines best practices for the patient interview, explaining how to effectively elicit information from the patient in order to generate an accurate differential diagnosis.
The second edition features all-new chapters, case scenarios, and a wealth of diagnostic algorithms. Introductory chapters articulate the fundamental principles of medical interviewing.
The book employs a rigorous evidenced-based approach, reviewing and highlighting relevant citations from the literature throughout each chapter.”
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HOFFBRAND, A. Victor [et al.] – Color atlas of clinical hematology: molecular and cellular basis of disease. 5th ed. Hoboken: Wiley Blackwell [etc.], cop. 2019 585 p. ISBN 9781119057017
“The revised fifth edition of this renowned atlas presents readers with a comprehensive, visual guide to clinical hematology, featuring 2700 full-color photographs and figures depicting the spectrum of hematological diseases.
Ranging from photographs of the clinical manifestations and key microscopic findings to diagrams of the molecular aspects of these diseases, the book provides up-to-date information of the blood diseases that clinicians encounter every day.
Color Atlas of Clinical Hematology: Molecular and Cellular Basis of Disease offers the reader an understanding of normal cell machinery, and of the molecular basis for such processes as DNA and cell replication, RNA species, trafficking and splicing, protein synthesis, transcription factors, growth factor
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HOFFBRAND, A. Victor [et al.] – Postgraduate haematology.7th ed. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, cop. 2016. 934 p. ISBN 9781118854327
“This comprehensive textbook is the key resource for postgraduate trainees or residents in haematology. Now in its seventh edition, the book continues to provide
everything the reader needs for examination preparation or clinical practice.
Postgraduate Haematology discusses up-to-date knowledge of the pathogenesis, clinical and laboratory features, management and treatment of a wide range of blood and bone marrow disorders in a concise and user friendly style. It presents essential information for everyday use and teaching, as well more detailed scientific background for more in-depth reading, accompanied by thoughtful referencing.
The clearly illustrated full-colour figures and charts demonstrate key facts, and are supplemented by numerous high quality photomicrographs of blood cells and tissues.”
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LACHMAN, Leon; Lieberman, Herbert A.; Kanig, Joseph L., coord. – Teoria e prática na indústria farmacêutica; trad. de João F. Pinto, Ana Isabel Fernande.s 3ª ed. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 2015. 2 vol. ISBN 9723109085
“Quinze anos passaram desde a publicação da primeira edição desta obra e uma década desde a publicação da segunda edição, em 1976.
Ao longo destes anos verificaram-se alterações importantes na área da Farmácia Industrial, provavelmente, mais do que em qualquer outro período da sua história. Assim, os editores foram confrontados com a seleção dos contribuintes mais qualificados para esta terceira edição do livro.
Tal como anteriormente o objectivo principal desta edição é elaborar um livro de texto para estudantes Pré-Graduados e Pós-Graduados que frequentam Cursos relacionados com as Ciências Farmacêuticas. Para além disso, pretende-se proporcionar uma fonte bibliográfica na área da Farmácia Industrial moderna.”
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NESTLER, Eric J. [et al.] – Molecular neuropharmacology: a foundation for clinical neuroscience. 4th ed. New York [etc.] : McGraw Hill, 2020. 583 p. ISBN 9781260456905
“Nestler, Hyman, and Malenka’s Molecular Neuropharmacology, Fourth Edition covers everything you need to know about molecular neuroscience. This meticulously detailed guide provides a deep dive into the pathophysiology of neurologic and psychiatric disorders by describing neuropharmacological fundamentals of the nervous system.
Packed with tables, diagrams, and figures making the intricacies of neurochemistry easy to understand, it builds a solid understanding of major disease mechanisms by reviewing the effects of drug actions (organized by drug category), and it explains the neuropharmacology of specific neural and psychiatric disorders.
Concise overviews of the effects of drugs and neurologically active substances appear before the descriptions of the minute details that lead to these effects—a format designed to boost understanding and knowledge retention of critical concepts.”
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VAKHRUSHEV, Alexander V.; Haghi, Reza; Julián-Ortiz,J. V. de, ed. Lit. – Physical chemistry for chemists and chemical engineers: multidisciplinary research perspectives. Oakville: Apple Academic Press, 2021. ISBN 9781774631409
“This volume is based on different aspects of chemical technology that are associated with research and the development of theories for chemical engineers, helping to bridge the gap between classical analysis and modern, real-life applications. The book provides practical insights into many areas of chemical engineering.
This book introduces the current state-of-the-art technology in key materials with an emphasis on the rapidly growing technologies. It takes a unique approach by presenting specific materials, then progresses into a discussion of the ways in which these novel
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VANACLOCHA, Bernat; Cañigueral Folcarà, Salvador. – Fitoterapia: Vademécum de prescripción. 5ª ed. Barcelona: Elsevier, cop. 2019. 44 p. ISBN 9788491132998
“Herramienta especialmente diseñada para facilitar la adecuada prescripción, dispensación y recomendación de productos fitoterápicos por parte de los profesionales de la salud, de acuerdo con los criterios de la Fitoterapia racional: seguridad, calidad y eficacia.
Durante más de 25 años este vademécum ha tenido como objetivo contribuir a racionalizar y modernizar la fitoterapia convirtiéndose en una obra de referencia en esta disciplina tanto para los profesionales de la salud, como para las empresas del sector, así como para los alumnos de pregrado, postgrado y formación continuada.
La nueva edición se ha revisado y actualizado haciendo una revisión sistemática de las monografías de drogas vegetales de la Agencia Europea del Medicamento (EMA) y de la European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy (ESCOP). “
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WEKSLER, Babette B.; Schechter, Geraldine P.; Ely, Scott A. – Wintrobe's atlas of clinical hematology. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, cop. 2018. 423 p. ISBN 9781605476148
“First published in 2006, the bestselling Wintrobe’s Atlas of Clinical Hematology has now been comprehensively updated by a brand-new editorial team to bring you state-of-the-art pictorial coverage of the complete range of hematologic conditions.
Thousands of meticulous, full-color images capture the characteristic appearance of each pathologic entity, and concise descriptions point out features of diagnostic importance. The result is a peerless reference to facilitate confident diagnosis in hematology.
Access the latest knowledge in the field with more than 30% new or updated content – including expanded coverage of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL); revised diagnostic criteria for fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH); enhanced information on flow cytometry; new coverage of genetic screens, circulating DNA analysis, RT-PCR, exosome analysis, and evaluation of epigenetic abnormalities.”
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ZUHR, Otto - Plastic-esthetic periodontal and implant surgery: a microsurgical approach. London: Quintessence Publishing, cop. 2012. 858 p. ISBN 9781850972266
“In this book, the authors provide the first comprehensive overview of the basic principles, indications and clinical techniques of plastic-esthetic periodontal and implant microsurgery.
It is an exemplary blend of scientific knowledge and practical experience. All salient issues are analyzed on the basis of the available scientific literature and the current clinical evidence. The microsurgical procedures presented in the book are explained step-by-step in meticulously illustrated case examples. Checklists for the necessary materials, instruments, and work steps are added to facilitate practical implementation of the microsurgical procedure.
Last but not least, the authors provide instructions on how to manage all major complications of each procedure. This book is without doubt one of the foremost oral surgery publications in recent years and is a must for every implantologist and periodontist.”