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Alternative and Complementary MedicineHerbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs

edited by Mark Blumenthal, Alicia Goldberg, and Josef Brinckmann, 519 pp, with illus, $49.95, ISBN 0-9670772-1-4, Newton, Mass, Integrative Medicine Distribution, 2000.
AnatomyAnatomy Recall
edited by Lorne H. Blackbourne, Jared Antevil, and Christopher Moore, 343 pp, paper, $26, ISBN 0-683-30436-4, Philadelphia, Pa, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.
Biography, MemoirInside the Halo and Beyond: The Anatomy of a Recovery
by Maxine Kumin, 206 pp, $21.95, ISBN 0-393-04900-0, New York, NY, WW Norton & Co, 2000 (poet's journal of ordeal following C1 and C2 vertebral fractures).
Biology, Molecular BiologyDefenders of the Truth: The Battle for Science in the Sociobiology Debate and Beyond
by Ullica Segerstrale, 493 pp, $35, ISBN 019-850505-1, New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 2000.
Nucleic Acids: Structures, Properties, and Functions
by Victor A. Bloomfield, Donald M. Crothers, and Ignacio Tinoco, 794 pp, with illus, $85, ISBN 0-935702-49-0, Sausalito, Calif, University Science Books, 2000.
CardiologyHeart Failure: Frontiers in Cardiology
edited by A. Kitabatake, S. Sasayama, G. S. Francis (meeting, Sapporo, Japan, October 1998), 261 pp, with illus, $109, ISBN 4-431-70239-3, New York, NY, Springer-Verlag, 2000.
Mastering Auscultation: An Audio Tour to Cardiac Diagnosis
by T. Anthony Don Michael, one CD-ROM, requires 16 MHz, 32MB free RAM, 16 bit display, 640×840 monitor (higher better), 8×CD drive, headphones recommended, Win 95, 98, or NT or MacOS 8.1), $165, ISBN 0-07-864292-2, Anaheim, Calif, Media Enterprises, 2000.
Professor Hein J. J. Wellens: 33 Years of Cardiology and Arrhythmology
edited by J. L. R. M. Smeets, P. A. Doevendans, M. E. Josephson, C. Kirchhof, and M. A. Vos, 679 pp, with illus, $160, ISBN 0-7923-6209-8, Boston, Mass, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000 (selection of published articles).
Clinical Laboratory MedicineInterpretation of Diagnostic Tests
by Jacques Wallach, 7th ed, 1026 pp, paper, $49.95, ISBN 0-7817-1659-4, Philadelphia, Pa, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.
Critical CareFrom Nutritional Support to Pharmacologic Nutrition in the ICU
edited by C. Pichard and K. A. Kudsk (Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, vol 34), 483 pp, paper, $175, ISBN 3-540-64087-8, New York, NY, Springer-Verlag, 2000.
EndocrinologyEndocrine Physiology
by Balint Kacsoh, 741 pp, with illus, paper, $34.95, ISBN 0-07-034432-9, New York, NY, McGraw-Hill, 2000.
Sports Endocrinology
edited by Michell P. Warren and Naama W. Constantini (Contemporary Endocrinology, No. 23), 486 pp, $135, ISBN 0-89603-586-7, Totowa, NJ, Humana Press, 2000.
HistoryScience and Civilisation in China, vol 6: Biology and Biological Technology, part 6: Medicine
by Joseph Needham, 261 pp, $75, ISBN 0-521-63262-5, New York, NY, Cambridge University Press, 2000.
HIVA Small Good Thing: Stories of Children With HIV and Those Who Care for Them
by Ann Hunsaker Hawkins, 292 pp, $23.95, ISBN 0-393-04944-2, New York, NY, WW Norton & Co, 2000.
ImagingDynamic Radiology of the Abdomen: Normal and Pathologic Anatomy
by Morton A. Meyers, 5th ed, 772 pp, with illus, $179, ISBN 0-387-98845-9, New York, NY, Springer-Verlag, 2000.
Radiology of Blunt Trauma of the Chest
by P. Schnyder and M. Wintermark (Medical Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging), 149 pp, with illus, $89, ISBN 3-540-66217-0, New York, NY, Springer-Verlag, 2000.
MedicineBest Evidence: Linking Medical Research to Practice
vol 4: ACP Journal Club 1991-1994, Evidence Based Medicine December 1995-1999, and Diagnostic Strategies for Common Medical Problems, one CD-ROM, $110, ISBN 0-943126-96-7, Philadelphia, Pa, American College of Physicians, 2000.
The Cleveland Clinic Intensive Review of Internal Medicine
edited by James K. Stoller, Muzaffar Ahmad, and David L. Longworth, 2nd ed, 1003 pp, with illus, paper, $89.95, ISBN 0-7817-2224-1, Philadelphia, Pa, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.
Clinical Judgement: Evidence in Practice
by R. S. Downie, Jane Macnaughton, and Fiona Randall, 201 pp, paper, $27.50, ISBN 0-19-263216-7, New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 2000.
Hospital Medicine
edited by Robert M. Wachter, Lee Goldman, and Harry Hollander, 1089 pp, $69.95, ISBN 0-683-30482-8, Philadelphia, Pa, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.
Hypertension and Co-existing Disease
by Francisco Leyva and Andrew Coats, 230 pp, with illus, $99, ISBN 0-632-05073-X, Malden, Mass, Blackwell Science, 2000.
Rational Diagnosis and Treatment: Evidenced-Based Clinical Decision-Making
by Henrik R. Wulff and Peter C. Gotzsche, 3rd ed, 221 pp, $79.95, ISBN 0-632-03197-2, Malden, Mass, Blackwell Science, 2000.
MiscellaneousDecision Making in Health Care: Theory, Psychology, and Applications
edited by Gretchen B. Chapman and Frank A. Sonnenberg, 438 pp, $59.95, ISBN 0-521-64159-4, New York, NY, Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Medical Entomology for Students
by Mike W. Service, 2nd ed, 283 pp, with illus, paper, $37.95, ISBN 0-521-66659-7, New York, NY, Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Support of the Acutely Failing Liver
by Achilles A. Demetriou and Frederick D. Watanabe, 2nd ed (Tissue Engineering Intelligence Unit 4), 152 pp, with illus, $99, ISBN 1-58706-001-9, Georgetown, Tex, Landes Bioscience, 2000.
NeurologyDegeneration and Regeneration in the Nervous System
edited by N. R. Saunders and K. M. Dziegielewska, 330 pp, with illus, $58, ISBN 90-5823-022-8, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000.
NutritionBeriberi, White Rice, and Vitamin B: A Disease, a Cause, and a Cure
by Kenneth J. Carpenter, 282 pp, with illus, $40, ISBN 0-520-22053, Berkeley, Calif, University of California Press, 2000.
Obstetrics-GynecologyContraception: Your Questions Answered
edited by John Guillebaud, 3rd ed, 536 pp, paper, $31.95, ISBN 0-443-06153-X, Philadelphia, Pa, Churchill Livingstone, 2000.
Melloni's Illustrated Dictionary of Obstetrics and Gynecology
by Ida G. Dox, June L. Melloni, and Harrison H. Sheld, 401 pp, with illus, paper, $39.95, ISBN 1-85070-710-3, New York, NY, Parthenon Publishing, 2000.
The Menopause: Comprehensive Management
by Bernard A. Eskin, 4th ed, 311 pp, with illus, $78, ISBN 1-85070-090-7, New York, NY, Parthenon Publishing, 2000.
OrthopedicsThe Growing Hand: Diagnosis and Management of the Upper Extremity in Children
edited by Amit Gupta, Simon P. J. Kay, and Luis R. Scheker, 1156 pp, with illus, $350, ISBN 0-7234-2133-1, St Louis, Mo, Mosby, 2000.
PathologyPathology Illustrated
by Peter S. Macfarlane, Robin Reid, and Robin Callander, 5th ed, 684 pp, with illus, paper, $59, ISBN 0-443-05956-X, New York, NY, Churchill Livingstone, 2000.
Tumors of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract and Ear
by Stacey E. Mills, Michael J. Gaffey, and Henry F. Frierson (Atlas of Tumor Pathology), 455 pp, with illus, softcover, $95, ISBN 1-881041-57-3, Washington, DC, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 2000.
Pulmonology-RespirologyAsthma Management Module
by Charlotte Anne Kenreigh and Linda Timm Wagner (Ambulatory Care Clinical Skills Program), 303 pp, $118.95, ISBN 1-879907-94-1, Bethesda, Md, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 2000.
ReproductionWHO Manual for the Standardized Investigation, Diagnosis and Management of the Infertile Male
by Patrick J. Rowe, Frank H. Comhaire, Timothy B. Hargreave, and Ahmed M. A. Mahmoud, 91 pp, with illus, softcover, $39.95, ISBN 0-521-77474-8, New York, NY, Cambridge University Press, 2000.
StatisticsHandbook of Biostatistics: A Review and Text
by Christos P. Carvounis, 107 pp, $22.95, ISBN 1-85070-749-9, New York, NY, Parthenon Publishing, 2000.
SurgeryOperative Neurosurgery, vols 1 & 2
edited by Andrew H. Kaye and Peter M. Black, 2232 pp, with illus, $495, ISBN 0-443-05827-X, Philadelphia, Pa, Churchill Livingstone, 2000.
Operative Plastic Surgery
edited by Gregory R. D. Evans, 1020 pp, with illus, $295, ISBN 0-8385-7676-1, New York, NY, McGraw-Hill, 2000.
Port-Site and Wound Recurrences in Cancer Surgery: Incidence-Pathogenesis-Prevention
edited by M. A. Reymond, H. J. Bonjer, and F. Kockerling, 136 pp, with illus, $104, ISBN 3-540-66929-9, New York, NY, Springer-Verlag, 2000.

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