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News & Articles > 17 Elsevier Medical Books Added to Doody’s Core Titles® 2019 Essential Purchase List

Doody’s Core Titles® 2019 features a carefully curated list of essential resources put together by 200+ medical librarians and content experts. The Core Titles list, “represents essential knowledge needed by professionals or students in a given discipline and is highly recommended for the collection of a library that serves health sciences specialists.” The 2019 list included 126 Elsevier books added to the list, with 17 medical reference titles deemed Essential Purchase Titles!

Doody’s Core Titles® 2019 Essential Purchase picks:

Atlas of Cardiac Surgical Techniques, 2nd Edition by Frank Sellke, MD

“This is an excellent addition to any practicing surgeon’s library. Anyone interested in straightforward explanations and illuminations of these complex procedures by experts will find this book valuable. This is an atlas of surgery compiled by surgeons for surgeons to use to enhance both education and practice in a detailed, current, and practical way.”

Netter’s Cardiology, 3rd Edition by George Stouffer, MD

“This is an easy to read book with excellent visual graphics and an excellent resource for all physicians and healthcare providers in cardiovascular disease.”

Skin Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, 4th Edition by Thomas P. Habif, MD

“With this thoughtfully organized handbook on common skin diseases, clinicians can quickly decide on the correct diagnosis or differential diagnosis and proceed with the appropriate workup and treatment.” 

Conn’s Current Therapy 2019 by Rick D. Kellerman, MD

“This is a tremendously well-organized, concise yet complete book that has extraordinary usefulness as a desk reference for all clinicians, regardless of their specialty.”

Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation: A Companion to Brenner and Rector’s The Kidney, 4th Edition by Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD

Covering all relevant clinical management issues, this companion volume to Brenner and Rector’s The Kidney presents the knowledge and expertise of renowned researchers and clinicians in the fields of hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, critical care nephrology, and transplantation – for an all-in-one, indispensable guide to every aspect of this fast-changing field.

Principles of Neurological Surgery, 4th Edition by Richard G. Ellenbogen, MD, FACS

“This book achieves its goal of educating students and trainees about almost every topic in neurosurgery. It is comprehensive, yet to the point and brief enough to contain everything in one volume. The illustrations and the website material are well designed and categorized, and represent a unique feature compared to other books intended for novice trainees.”

Creasy and Resnik’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Principles and Practice, 8th Edition by Robert Resnik, MD

The latest evidence-based guidelines for obstetric and neonatal management, helping you minimize complications and offer patients the best possible care. Written by renowned experts in obstetrics, gynecology, and perinatology, this comprehensive resource has been thoroughly updated and reflects new information in every area, including recent tremendous advances in genetics, imaging, and more.

Abeloff’s Clinical Oncology, 6th Edition by John E. Niederhuber, MD

Covers recent advances in our understanding of the pathophysiology of cancer, cellular and molecular causes of cancer initiation and progression, new and emerging therapies, current trials, and much more. Masterfully authored by an international team of leading cancer experts, it offers clear, practical coverage of everything from basic science to multidisciplinary collaboration on diagnosis, staging, treatment and follow up.

Imaging in Otolaryngology, 1st Edition by Richard K. Gurgel, MD

Practical, superbly illustrated reference designed to enhance image reading skills at the point of care. Using annotated radiologic images, this unique reference provides the tools to quickly master the key points of imaging, all tailored to the needs of today’s otolaryngologist. Each one- or two-page chapter includes Key Facts and images, critical clinical information, definitions and clarifications of unfamiliar radiology jargon, and annotations.

Diagnostic Pathology: Transplant Pathology, 2nd Edition by Anthony C. Chang, MD

“This is an excellent resource for transplant pathology. Pathologists and pathology residents who have an interest in transplant associated specimens will find this to be an excellent comprehensive resource. Moreover, surgical pathologists who only occasionally handle transplant specimens (such as on weekend call) will find the format amenable as a quick reference/survival guide.”

Rosai and Ackerman’s Surgical Pathology – 2 Volume Set, 11th Edition by John R. Goldblum, MD, FCAP, FASCP, FACG

“The authors of this edition accepted a great challenge in covering such a broad topic and assuming authorship from an author as knowledgeable and beloved as Rosai, and they have succeeded. The 11th edition is a wonderful update and deserves a place on the shelf of any practicing pathologist.”

Urologic Surgical Pathology, 4th Edition by Liang Cheng, MD

Offering comprehensive coverage of this fast-changing field for more than 20 years, the 4th Edition keeps you fully up to date with discussions of newly recognized tumors and terminologies, the latest classification schemes, current grading approaches, molecular alterations, and commonly used ancillary diagnostic techniques.

Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics – 2 Volume Set, 21st Edition by Robert M. Kliegman, MD

Authoritative and reader-friendly, it delivers the information you need in a concise, easy-to-use format for everyday reference and study. From rapidly changing diagnostic and treatment protocols to new technologies to the wide range of biologic, psychologic, and social problems faced by children today, this comprehensive 2-volume reference keeps you on the cutting edge of the very best in pediatric care.

Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Musculoskeletal Disorders, Pain, and Rehabilitation, 4th Edition by Walter R. Frontera, MD, PhD

This easy-to-use reference provides the information you need to improve patient function and performance by using both traditional and cutting-edge therapies, designing effective treatment plans, and working with interdisciplinary teams that meet your patients’ current and changing needs. An easy-to-navigate format provides quick access to concise, well-illustrated coverage of every essential topic in the field.

Atlas of Endovascular Venous Surgery, 2nd Edition by Jose I. Almeida, MD, FACS

“This is an excellent addition to the libraries of vascular interventionalists who perform venous procedures. It is a timely update and should be used as a procedural supplement to textbooks on venous disease and vascular surgery.”

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery: A Comprehensive Review, 9th Edition by Wesley S. Moore, MD

“This book covers all of vascular and endovascular surgery. The sections are well organized and the chapters concise but full of all the essential information, including natural history of diseases, workup, management, and complications.This edition provides new chapters and information and has been reorganized for better readability.”

Basic Immunology: Functions and Disorders of the Immune System, 6th Edition by Abul K. Abbas, MBBS

This focused, easy-to-understand volume uses full-color illustrations and clinical images, useful tables, and practical features such as Summary Point boxes, end-of-chapter review questions, glossary terms, and clinical cases-all designed to help students master this complex topic in the most efficient, effective manner possible.

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