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JAMA. 2003;289(13):1707-1708. doi:10.1001/jama.289.13.1707-a.
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AnesthesiologyA Practical Approach to Cardiac Anesthesia

edited by Frederick A. Hensley, Jr, Donald E. Martin, and Glenn P. Gravlee, 3rd ed, 733 pp, with illus, paper, $79, ISBN 0-7817-3444-4, Philadelphia, Pa, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.
Biology, Molecular MedicineAnimal Biotechnology: Science-Based Concerns
(National Research Council of the National Academies), 181 pp, paper, $49, ISBN 0-309-08439-0, Washington, DC, National Academies Press, 2002.
Mitochondrial Disorders: From Pathophysiology to Acquired Defects
by C. Desnuelle and S. DiMauro, 325 pp, with illus, $85, ISBN 2-287-59759-X, New York, NY, Springer-Verlag, 2002.
Protein Physics: A Course of Lectures
by Alexei V. Finkelstein and Oleg P. Ptitsyn (Soft Condensed Matter, Complex Fluids and Biomaterials Series), 354 pp, with illus, $80, ISBN 0-12-256781-1, San Diego, Calif, Academic Press, 2002.
CardiologyEssentials of Bedside Cardiology With a Complete Course in Heart Sounds and Murmurs on CD
by Jules Constant (Contemporary Cardiology), includes CD-ROM, 298 pp, with illus, $89.50, ISBN 1-58829-142-1, Totowa, NJ, Humana Press, 2002.
EducationReview for USMLE: United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 3
by Mitchell H. Rosner and Andrew E. Lazar, includes CD-ROM, 339 pp, soft cover, $44.95, ISBN 0-7817-3201-8, Philadelphia, Pa, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003.
GastroenterologyAnorectal and Colon Diseases: Textbook and Color Atlas of Proctology
by E. Stein, 522 pp, with illus, $199, ISBN 3-540-43039-3, New York, NY, Springer-Verlag, 2003.
HCV/Oxidative Stress and Liver Disease
edited by K. Okita (Frontiers in Hepatology; Yamaguchi Symposium on Liver Disease), 107 pp, with illus, $79.95, ISBN 4-431-70324-1, New York, NY, Springer-Verlag, 2003.
GeneticsFrench DNA
by Paul Rabinow, 199 pp, paper, $18, ISBN 0-226-70151-4, Chicago, Ill, University of Chicago Press, 1999 (hardcover edition reviewed in JAMA May 3, 2000).
Pharmacogenomics: Social, Ethical, and Clinical Dimensions
edited by Mark A. Rothstein, $59.95, ISBN 0-471-22769-2, New York, NY, John Wiley & Sons, 2003.
Health SystemsFirst Do No Harm: Making Sense of Canadian Health Reform
by Terrence Sullivan and Patricia M. Baranek, 108 pp, with illus, paper, $14.95, ISBN 0-7748-1016-5, Vancouver, BC, UBC Press, 2002.
Meaning, Medicine, and the "Placebo Effect,"
by Daniel E. Moerman (Cambridge Studies in Medical Anthropology), 172 pp, with illus, $55, ISBN 0-521-80630-5, paper, $20, ISBN 0-521-00087-4, New York, NY, Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare
edited by Alan R. Nelson, Martha N. Hill, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, et al (Committee on Understanding and Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care), 764 pp, with illus, $79.95, includes more than 300 additional print pages of appendixes, ISBN 0-309-0853202, version with appendixes only on CD-ROM, $44.95, ISBN 0-309-08265-X, Washington, DC, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, http://www.nap.edu, 2003.
Infectious DiseaseMicrobeCards
by Mark S. Peppler, 103 2.5 × 3.5 inch double-sided cards, paper, $24.95, ISBN 1-55581-217-1, Washington, DC, ASM Press, 2003.
MiscellaneousAssessment of Aphasia
by Otfried Spreen and Anthony H. Risser, 320 pp, $45, ISBN 0-19-514075-3, New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 2003.
The Clinical Neurobiology of Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain: Therapeutic Implications
edited by Robert M. Bennett (congress, Portland, Ore, September 2001), 280 pp, with illus, $59.95, ISBN 0-7890-1743-1, paper, $34.95, ISBN 0-7890-1743-1, Binghamton, NY, Haworth Medical Press, 2002.
Liberating Losses: When Death Brings Relief
by Jennifer Elison and Chris McGonigle, 204 pp, $26, ISBN 0-7382-0637-7, Cambridge, Mass, Perseus Publishing, 2003.
Life Means Nothing Behind the Green Wall: A Novel
by Professor Z, 320 pp, paper, $19.50, ISBN 0-9665240-5-5, Caldwell, Idaho, Physician's Publishing (http://www.hodi.com/greenwall.html), 2002 (novel about surgical incompetence and whistleblowing).
Skeletal Muscle: Pathology, Diagnosis and Management of Disease
edited by Victor R. Preedy and Timothy J. Peters, 716 pp, with illus, $199, ISBN 1-84110-029-3, London, England, Greenwich Medical Media, 2002.
What's the Patient's Code Status: A Patient and Family Reference Guide to Components of Advanced Directives and Code Status Designation
by Ferdinando L. Mirarchi, 51 pp, with illus, volume discounts available, paper, $12.95, ISBN 1-889014-58-3, Erie, Pa, PAER (Patient Advanced Educational Resource), http://www.paer.org, 2002.
Why We See What We Do: An Empirical Theory of Vision
by Dale Purves and R. Beau Lotto, 260 pp, with illus, paper, $42.95, ISBN 0-87893-752-8, Sunderland, Mass, Sinauer Publishers, 2003.
Obstetrics-GynecologyThe Johns Hopkins Manual of Gynecology and Obstetrics, for PDA
edited by residents and faculty of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, one CD-ROM, requirements: Macintosh OS 7 or greater with 20 MB free space or PC compatible running Windows 95/98/NT ME/2000/XP with 20 MB, $49.95, ISBN 0-7817-3878-4, Philadelphia, Pa, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002.
OphthalmologyOphthalmic Surgery: Principles and Practice
edited by George L. Spaeth, 3rd ed, 787 pp, with illus, $169, ISBN 0-7216-6972-7, Philadelphia, Pa, Saunders, 2003.
PathologySkin Pathology
by David Weedon, contributor Geoffrey Strutton, 2nd ed, 1158 pp, with illus, $299, ISBN 0-443-07069-5, New York, NY, Churchill Livingstone, 2002.
PediatricsChildhood Headache
edited by Ishaq Abu-Arafeh (Clinics in Developmental Medicine, No. 158), 200 pp, $64, ISBN 1-898-68326-3, London, England, Mac Keith Press, New York, NY, Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Pediatrics for Medical Students
edited by Daniel Bernstein and Steven P. Shelov, 2nd ed, includes CD-ROM, 650 pp, with illus, paper, $40, ISBN 0-7817-2941-6, Philadelphia, Pa, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003.
ReferenceStep by Step/Paso a Paso: Spanish for Health Professionals: A Handbook for Novice Learners
by Deborah E. Bender, Suzanne Gutter, and Irwin Stern, includes CD-ROM, 90 pp, with illus, paper, $18.95, ISBN 0-8263-2893-8, Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press, 2002.
Sexuality, GenderIntersex and Identity: The Contested Self
by Sharon E. Preves, 210 pp, $60, ISBN 0-8135-3228-0, paper, $22, ISBN 0-8135-3229-9, Piscataway, NJ, Rutgers University Press, 2003.
SurgeryColor Atlas of Microneurosurgery of Acoustic Neurinomas: Endoscope-Assisted Techniques, Neuronavigational Techniques, Radiosurgery
by Wolfgang T. Koos, Christian Matula, and Johannes Lang, 326 pp, with 1154 illus, most in color, $199, ISBN 1-58890-041-X, New York, NY, Thieme, 2002.
Laparoscopy in Children
by Felix Schier, 147 pp, with illus, $69.95, ISBN 3-540-42975-1, New York, NY, Springer-Verlag, 2003.
Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade
edited by Alexander R. Vaccaro and Todd J. Albert, 212 pp, with illus, $129, ISBN 1-58890-038-X, New York, NY, Thieme, 2003.
UrologyClinical Guidelines in Urological Management
edited by S. Ohshima and Y. Hirao (Recent Advances in Endourology 4), 130 pp, $99, ISBN 4-431-70342-X, New York, NY, Springer-Verlag, 2003.


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