New Books by USC Health Sciences Faculty

The following recently published books were authored by USC Health Sciences faculty:

Pediatric Neurology: A Case Based Review by *Tena L. Rosser (Visiting Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology & Pediatrics)
Edition 1, 2007, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Presents 60 cases to help provide knowledge in pediatric neurology and develop an organized approach to clinical decision-making. Features an introduction explaining in detail what to expect when taking the neurology oral boards, and more.

Daniels & Worthingham’s Muscle Testing: Techniques of Manual Examination by *Helen J. Hislop (Emerita Professor, Department of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy), Jacqueline Montgomery
Edition 8, 2007, W.B. Saunders
Provides a guide to manual evaluation of muscle strength. This edition features a companion DVD demonstrating more than 100 muscle tests, 250 new and revised illustrations, and more.

Developing Occupation-Centered Programs for the Community by *Linda Fazio (Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy)
Edition 2, 2007, Prentice-Hall.
Patient/client care is swinging away from the institution and into the community. This is true not only for occupational therapy but also for many health care providers. Just as mental health and illness and the concerns of humane care established the origins of occupational therapists, these same concerns have ushered a return to the community as a favored site for practice. The text covers building a foundation within a community, program development, program evaluation and program examples for children, adolescents and adults.

Handbook of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging by *Gerald M. Pohost (Professor, Department of Medicine,), *Krishna S. Nayak (Department of Electrical Engineering–Systems, Viterbi School of Engineering and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Keck School of Medicine)
Edition 1, 2007, Informa Healthcare
Offers information on application and performance of cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) for diagnosis and evaluation of treatment. Considers methods for a basic DMR examination, safety issues to consider, perfusion, metabolism, and more.

Maternal & Child Health Nursing Care of the Childbearing and Childbearing Family by *Adele Pillitteri (Associate Professor, Sociology, USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences)
Edition 5, 2007, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Textbook provides introduction to maternal-child nursing with new care boxes and extensively revised content. Provides key terms, critical thinking questions, CD-ROM, and more.

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office by *Stanley F. Malamed (Professor, Division of Surgical, Therapeutic and Bioengineering Sciences, School of Dentistry)
Edition 6, 2007, Mosby-Year Book Inc
Provides a reference for help to recognize and manage medical emergencies that may occur in dental practice. This edition features full-color drawings and updated photographs, information on automated electronic defibrillators, coverage of pediatric CPR, and more.

Promoting Health Care Transitions for Adolescents with Special Health Care Needs and Disabilities by *Cecily L. Betz (Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics), Wendy M. Nehring
Edition 1, 2007, Paul H. Brookes Publishing
Aids professionals across systems to work together on effective health care transition plans for youth and adolescents with a range of special health care needs and disabilities. Topics include methods of assessing transition health care needs, and more.

Surgical Techniques in Sports Medicine by *Neal S. ElAttrache (Clinical instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery), Christopher D. Harner, *Raffy Mirzayan (Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery), Jon K. Sekiya.
Edition 1, 2007, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Discusses surgical techniques in sports medicine. Topics include open anterior instability repair, rotator cuff repair, pectoralis major muscle repair, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, meniscal pathology, arthroscopic meniscus repair, and more.

*USC author

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