Laboratory Manual for Microbiology Fundamentals: A Clinical Approach

Author: Susan Finazzo,Steven Obenauf

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259293863

Category: Science

Page: 352

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This laboratory manual for allied health or general microbiology has been written with the student in mind. The authors have used their years of teaching microbiology and microbiology laboratory at all levels to identify and relate the fundamental concepts that are important to the understanding of the science and students’ success in their future field. They have included case studies to exemplify the relevance of the science and extensive visual imagery to help students understand and learn the content. Most importantly, the authors hope this manual will help students experience the thrill of bench science and share some of the enthusiasm they have for microbiology, a field of science that is dynamic, exciting and touches every aspect of your life.

Microbiology Fundamentals

A Clinical Approach

Author: Marjorie Kelly Cowan

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 1259293858

Category: Science

Page: 736

View: 5595

Cowan’s Microbiology Fundamentals: A Clinical Approach is The Perfect Fit to align with your course. Here's why: •The author team includes a practicing nurse to help students see how the content fits in their lives and relates to their future career on every page.

Dyslipidemia: A Clinical Approach

Author: Merle Myerson

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 149636709X

Category: Medical

Page: 312

View: 7674

An ideal reference for practitioners and health care professionals who care for patients with abnormal lipids, Dyslipidemia: A Clinical Approach provides clinically relevant, user-friendly information on all aspects of this rapidly evolving field. In addition to concise yet in-depth coverage of key topics, chapters include background information, evidence from the literature, and author commentary on conflicting or debated recommendations. Written by respected leaders in cardiology, nutrition, pharmacology, endocrinology and diabetes, pediatrics, nursing, obstetrics and gynecology, and lipidology, this one-stop reference is an excellent resource for helping patients lower the burden of atherosclerotic lipid particles and reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease.

Microbiology: A Clinical Approach, Second Edition

Author: Anthony Strelkauskas,Angela Edwards,Beatrix Fahnert,Greg Pryor,Jennifer Strelkauskas

Publisher: Garland Science

ISBN: 1317334191

Category: Science

Page: 400

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As with the successful first edition, the new edition of Microbiology: A Clinical Approach is written specifically for pre-nursing and allied health students. It is clinically-relevant throughout and uses the theme of infection as its foundation. Microbiology is student-friendly: its text, figures, and electronic resources have been carefully designed to help students understand difficult concepts and keep them interested in the material. The Second Edition includes a robust instructor ancillary package that allows professors to easily incorporate the book's unique approach into their lectures. And in addition to the many free resources for students––including the E-Tutor, Bug Parade, Flashcards, and MicroMovies–– a new online homework platform, will be available for Spring 2016 courses. The homework platform will have a module for each chapter including tutorials, media assessments, and quizzes, and is accompanied by an instructor dashboard which displays data on student performance.

Microbiology

A Systems Approach

Author: Marjorie Kelly Cowan

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 007773503X

Category: Science

Page: 896

View: 5878

Microbiology: A Systems Approach is a microbiology text for non-science/allied health majors with a body systems approach to the disease chapters. It is known for its engaging writing style, instructional art program and focus on active learning. Its unique organization in the disease chapters presents students with information in the way they would encounter it in a clinical setting, instead of separating disease information by taxonomy.

Microbiology

A Laboratory Manual

Author: James Cappuccino,Natalie Sherman

Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780321863669

Category: Science

Page: 560

View: 5613

This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value for your students--this format costs 35% less than a new textbook. Versatile, comprehensive, and clearly written, this competitively priced laboratory manual can be used with any undergraduate microbiology text--and now features brief clinical applications for each experiment, and a new experiment on hand washing. Microbiology: A Laboratory Manual is known for its thorough coverage, descriptive and straightforward procedures, and minimal equipment requirements. A broad range of experiments helps to convey basic principles and techniques. Each experiment includes an overview, an in-depth discussion of the principle involved, easy-to-follow procedures, and lab reports with review and critical thinking questions. Ample introductory material and laboratory safety instructions are provided.

Microbial Biotechnology- A Laboratory Manual for Bacterial Systems

Author: Surajit Das,Hirak Ranjan Dash

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 8132220951

Category: Science

Page: 239

View: 9720

Microorganisms play an important role in the maintenance of the ecosystem structure and function. Bacteria constitute the major part of the microorganisms and possess tremendous potential in many important applications from environmental clean up to the drug discovery. Much advancement has been taken place in the field of research on bacterial systems. This book summarizes the experimental setups required for applied microbiological studies. Important background information, representative results, step by step protocol in this book will be of great use to the students, early career researchers as well as the academicians. The book describes many experiments covering the basic microbiological experiments to the applications of microbial systems for advanced research. Researchers in any field who utilize bacterial systems will find this book very useful. In addition to microbiology and bacteriology, this book will also find useful in molecular biology, genetics, and pathology and the volume should prove to be a valuable laboratory resource in clinical and environmental microbiology, microbial genetics and agricultural research. Unique features • Easy to follow by the users as the experiments have been written in simple language and step-wise manner. • Role of each reagents to be used in each experiment have been described which will help the beginners to understand quickly and design their own experiment. • Each experiment has been equipped with the coloured illustrations for proper understanding of the concept. • Trouble-shootings at the end of each experiment will be helpful in overcoming the problems faced by the users. • Flow-chart of each experiment will quickly guide the users in performing the experiments.

Manual of Environmental Microbiology

Author: Christon J. Hurst,Ronald L. Crawford,Jay L. Garland,David A. Lipson

Publisher: American Society for Microbiology Press

ISBN: 1555813798

Category: Science

Page: 1293

View: 4372

The most definitive manual of microbes in air, water, and soil and their impact on human health and welfare. • Incorporates a summary of the latest methodology used to study the activity and fate of microorganisms in various environments. • Synthesizes the latest information on the assessment of microbial presence and microbial activity in natural and artificial environments. • Features a section on biotransformation and biodegradation. • Serves as an indispensable reference for environmental microbiologists, microbial ecologists, and environmental engineers, as well as those interested in human diseases, water and wastewater treatment, and biotechnology.

Alcamo's Fundamentals of Microbiology: Body Systems

Author: Glendale Community College Jeffrey C Pommerville,Jeffrey Pommerville

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449605958

Category: Science

Page: 944

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Ideal for allied health and pre-nursing students, Alcamo s Fundamentals of Microbiology: Body Systems, Second Edition, retains the engaging, student-friendly style and active learning approach for which award-winning author and educator Jeffrey Pommerville is known. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Second Edition presents diseases, complete with new content on recent discoveries, in a manner that is directly applicable to students and organized by body system. A captivating art program includes more than 150 newly added and revised figures and tables, while new feature boxes, Textbook Cases, serve to better illuminate key concepts. Pommerville's acclaimed learning design format enlightens and engages students right from the start, and new chapter conclusions round out each chapter, leaving readers with a clear understanding of key concepts."

Methods for General and Molecular Microbiology

Author: C. A. Reddy,Terry J. Beveridge,John A. Breznak,George Marzluf

Publisher: American Society for Microbiology Press

ISBN: 1555812236

Category: Science

Page: 1069

View: 5923

A first source for traditional methods of microbiology as well as commonly used modern molecular microbiological methods. • Provides a comprehensive compendium of methods used in general and molecular microbiology. • Contains many new and expanded chapters, including a section on the newly important field of community and genomic analysis. • Provides step-by-step coverage of procedures, with an extensive list of references to guide the user to the original literature for more complete descriptions. • Presents methods for bacteria, archaea, and for the first time a section on mycology. • Numerous schematics and illustrations (both color and black and white) help the reader to easily understand the topics presented.

Clinical Virology Manual

Author: Steven C. Specter,Richard L. Hodinka,Danny L. Wiedbrauk,Stephen A. Young

Publisher: American Society for Microbiology Press

ISBN: 155581462X

Category: Medical

Page: 725

View: 7303

A comprehensive and updated volume for the clinical virologist. • Details laboratory procedures for detecting and handling viruses, from specimen requirements and quality assurance to virus detection and identification, from the fundamentals through the latest molecular methods. • Presents the most current knowledge on the wide range of specific viral pathogens. • Includes information on services provided by federal and state public health virology laboratories. • Provides essential information for clinicians and laboratory virologists.

Microbiology: Laboratory Theory and Application

Author: Michael J. Leboffe,Burton E. Pierce

Publisher: Morton Publishing Company

ISBN: 1617314188

Category: Science

Page: 896

View: 2239

Designed for major and non-major students taking an introductory level microbiology lab course. Whether your course caters to pre-health professional students, microbiology majors or pre-med students, everything they need for a thorough introduction to the subject of microbiology is right here.

Molecular Diagnostics

Techniques and Applications for the Clinical Laboratory

Author: Wayne W. Grody,Robert M. Nakamura,Frederick L. Kiechle,Charles Strom

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080919041

Category: Science

Page: 736

View: 2986

Advances in genomic and proteomic profiling of disease have transformed the field of molecular diagnostics, thus leading the way for a major revolution in clinical practice. While the range of tests for disease detection and staging is rapidly expanding, many physicians lack the knowledge required to determine which tests to order and how to interpret results. Molecular Diagnostics provides a complete guide to the use and interpretation of molecular testing in the clinical arena. No other available resource offers this emphasis, comprehensive scope, and practical utility in the clinical setting. Serves as the definitivereference for molecular pathologists worldwide Covers a variety of molecular techniques including next generation sequencing, tumor somatic cell genotyping, infectious and genetic disease tecting, and pharmacogenetics Discusses in the detail issues concerning quality assurance, regulation, ethics, and future directions for the science

How to Prove It

A Structured Approach

Author: Daniel J. Velleman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139450972

Category: Mathematics

Page: N.A

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Many students have trouble the first time they take a mathematics course in which proofs play a significant role. This new edition of Velleman's successful text will prepare students to make the transition from solving problems to proving theorems by teaching them the techniques needed to read and write proofs. The book begins with the basic concepts of logic and set theory, to familiarize students with the language of mathematics and how it is interpreted. These concepts are used as the basis for a step-by-step breakdown of the most important techniques used in constructing proofs. The author shows how complex proofs are built up from these smaller steps, using detailed 'scratch work' sections to expose the machinery of proofs about the natural numbers, relations, functions, and infinite sets. To give students the opportunity to construct their own proofs, this new edition contains over 200 new exercises, selected solutions, and an introduction to Proof Designer software. No background beyond standard high school mathematics is assumed. This book will be useful to anyone interested in logic and proofs: computer scientists, philosophers, linguists, and of course mathematicians.

Manual of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology

Author: Richard H. Baltz,Arnold L. Demain,Julian E. Davies

Publisher: American Society for Microbiology Press

ISBN: 155581512X

Category: Medical

Page: 784

View: 1324

A rich array of methods and discussions of productive microbial processes. • Reviews of the newest techniques, approaches, and options in the use of microorganisms and other cell culture systems for the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, industrial enzymes and proteins, foods and beverages, fuels and fine chemicals, and other products. • Focuses on the latest advances and findings on the current state of the art and science and features a new section on the microbial production of biofuels and fine chemicals, as well as a stronger emphasis on mammalian cell culture methods. • Covers new methods that enhance the capacity of microbes used for a wide range of purposes, from winemaking to pharmaceuticals to bioremediation, at volumes from micro- to industrial scale.

Imaging in Rheumatology

A Clinical Approach

Author: Adam Greenspan,M. Eric Gershwin

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496367650

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 8853

Imaging in Rheumatology: A Clinical Approach is ideal for radiologists and rheumatologists—as well as orthopedic surgeons and others interested in applying imaging to rheumatologic diseases—and stresses conventional radiography as the most effective imaging assessment technique to help diagnose various diseases and conditions. Greenspan and Gershwin—a radiologist and rheumatologist, respectively—focus on practical, everyday use, so you can apply knowledge you learn in any clinical setting.

Fundamental Laboratory Approaches for Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Author: Alexander J. Ninfa,David P. Ballou,Marilee Benore

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780470087664

Category: Science

Page: 480

View: 1439

Ninfa/Ballou/Benore is a solid biochemistry lab manual, dedicated to developing research skills in students, allowing them to learn techniques and develop the organizational approaches necessary to conduct laboratory research. Ninfa/Ballou/Benore focuses on basic biochemistry laboratory techniques with a few molecular biology exercises, a reflection of most courses which concentrate on traditional biochemistry experiments and techniques. The manual also includes an introduction to ethics in the laboratory, uncommon in similar manuals. Most importantly, perhaps, is the authors' three-pronged approach to encouraging students to think like a research scientist: first, the authors introduce the scientific method and the hypothesis as a framework for developing conclusive experiments; second, the manual's experiments are designed to become increasingly complex in order to teach more advanced techniques and analysis; finally, gradually, the students are required to devise their own protocols. In this way, students and instructors are able to break away from a "cookbook" approach and to think and investigate for themselves. Suitable for lower-level and upper-level courses; Ninfa spans these courses and can also be used for some first-year graduate work.

Laboratory Manual and Workbook in Microbiology: Applications to Patient Care

Author: Josephine Morello,Paul Granato,Helen Mizer

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

ISBN: 9780072995756

Category: Science

Page: 320

View: 9829

This ninth edition maintains its original emphasis on the basic principles of diagnostic microbiology for students preparing to enter the allied health professions. The students are led through a series of exercises that allow them to learn basic microbiology techniques and to practice safety in the laboratory and hospital environment. It remains oriented primarily toward meeting the interests and needs of those who will be directly involved in patient care and who wish to learn how microbiological principles should be applied in the practice of their professions.