Books for Pathologists
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Pathology Books: general surgical pathology anatomy autopsy bioterrorism board review breast cardiovascular cytopathology dermatopathology electron microscopy endocrine eye forensic GI GU grossing gynecologic head and neck hematopathology histology history IHC immunology informatics kidney lab medicine law liver lung mediastinum/serosa medical dictionaries medical writing microbiology molecular muscle neuropathology oncology other parasitology pediatric placenta soft tissue & bone statistics stem cells transfusion
Dermatology Books: cosmetic dermoscopy general infectious pediatric surgery tumors
Books by author: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Branstetter: Practical Imaging Informatics
By Barton Branstetter IV
2009, 474 pages, $90 list
Attention SIIM Members: a special discount is available to you; please log in to the SIIM website at www.siimweb.org/pii or call the SIIM office at 703-723-0432 for information on how you can receive the SIIM member price. Imaging Informatics Professionals (IIPs) have come to play an indispensable role in modern medicine, and the scope of this profession has grown far beyond the boundaries of the PACS. A successful IIP must not only understand the PACS itself, but also have knowledge of clinical workflow, a base in several medical specialties, and a solid IT capability regarding software interactions and networking. With the introduction of a certification test for the IIP position, a single source was needed to explain the fundamentals of imaging informatics and to demonstrate how those fundamentals are applied in everyday practice. Practical Imaging Informatics describes the foundations of information technology and clinical image management, details typical daily operations, and discusses rarer complications and issues.
Bui: Medical Imaging Informatics
By Alex Bui
2010, 468 pages, $169 list
Medical Imaging Informatics provides an overview of this growing discipline, which stems from an intersection of biomedical informatics, medical imaging, computer science and medicine. Supporting two complementary views, this volume explores the fundamental technologies and algorithms that comprise this field, as well as the application of medical imaging informatics to subsequently improve healthcare research. Clearly written in a four part structure, this introduction follows natural healthcare processes, illustrating the roles of data collection and standardization, context extraction and modeling, and medical decision making tools and applications. Medical Imaging Informatics identifies core concepts within the field, explores research challenges that drive development, and includes current state-of-the-art methods and strategies.
Lehmann: Pediatric Informatics
By Christoph Lehmann
2011, 508 pages, $90 list
Pediatric Informatics: Computer Applications in Child Health is a current digest of the important trends in pediatric informatics, written by leading experts in the field. This book explores how the management of biomedical data, information, and knowledge can optimize and advance child health. The contributors investigate the specific importance of pediatric informatics is derived from the biological, psychological, social and cultural needs that the distinguish children from other populations. These distinctions create complexities in the management of pediatric data and information that make children a vulnerable population and require the development of a new body of knowledge in pediatric informatics.
Lesk: Introduction to Bioinformatics
By Arthur Lesk
2008 (3rd ed), 432 pages, $49 list
An Introduction to Bioinformatics introduces students to the immense power of bioinformatics as a set of scientific tools. The book explains how to access the data archives of genomes and proteins, and the kinds of questions these data and tools can answer, such as how to make inferences from data archives and how to make connections among them to derive useful and interesting predictions.
Pantanowitz: Pathology Informatics
By Liron Pantanowitz
2012 (1st ed), 352 pages, $129 list
Pathology Informatics: Theory & Practice is the first multi-authored, current and comprehensive compendium of the diverse and rapidly expanding field of pathology informatics. It includes all of the critical and practical advice for management, operations, budgeting, and project planning and will serve as a comprehensive review of the field for students, pathologists, and laboratory professionals. This book deals with the role of computing hardware, software and databases involved in the efficient information management for pathology practice, as well as the fundamental science of informatics that is so deeply embedded in this subspecialty.
Pantanowitz: Practical Informatics for Cytopathology
By Liron Pantanowitz and Anil Parwani
2014 (1st ed), 225 pages, 72 illus, $80 list
Practical Informatics for Cytopathology provides a concise and practical overview of pathology informatics. The book offers a succinct overview of basic computing and laboratory information systems applied specifically to the field of cytopathology. Readers are exposed to emerging areas in pathology informatics, such as specimen tracking and digital imaging. Valuable features of this volume include summary tables, diagrams, vital resources and a glossary of informatics terms to help readers.
Shortliffe: Biomedical Informatics
By Edward Shortliffe
2013 (4th ed), 1063 pages, $100 list
Biomedical Informatics provides both a conceptual framework and a practical inspiration for this swiftly emerging scientific discipline at the intersection of computer science, decision science, information science, cognitive science, and biomedicine. Now revised and in its third edition, this text meets the growing demand by practitioners, researchers, and students for a comprehensive introduction to key topics in the field. Authored by leaders in medical informatics and extensively tested in their courses, the chapters in this volume constitute an effective textbook for students of medical informatics and its areas of application. The book is also a useful reference work for individual readers needing to understand the role that computers can play in the provision of clinical services and the pursuit of biological questions. The volume is organized so as first to explain basic concepts and then to illustrate them with specific systems and technologies.
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