On the Bookshelf

Pull up a chair and dig into these volumes by School of Medicine faculty


Book: Getting Ahead of ADHD, Joel T. Nigg, OHSUGetting Ahead of ADHD
What Next-Generation Science Says about Treatments That Work—and How You Can Make Them Work for Your Child

Joel T. Nigg, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience, OHSU School of Medicine
Guilford Press

Does toxic pollution cause attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? What about screen use? Are alternative treatments worth exploring? Can dietary changes help? From leading ADHD researcher Joel T. Nigg, this book presents exciting treatment advances grounded in the new science of epigenetics—how genes and the environment interact. Distinguishing unsupported, even dangerous, approaches from bona fide breakthroughs, Dr. Nigg describes specific lifestyle changes that have been proven to support the developing brain. Learn more


Health Systems Science Health Systems Science
with a chapter on clinical informatics co-authored by William Hersh, M.D., professor and chair of medical informatics and clinical epidemiology, OHSU School of Medicine

Health Systems Science is a textbook written by the American Medical Association and the 11 founding schools, including the OHSU School of Medicine, in the AMA's Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium. It formalizes the concept of health systems science – also known as improvement science or the "third science" – and builds on the traditional clinical and basic sciences in medical education. The book will be incorporated into OHSU's YOUR M.D. curriculum and is available to all medical schools across the country. The textbook will serve as a platform from which the Consortium schools will build additional Health Systems Science tools and innovations that can be shared throughout the nation's medical schools. Learn more.


Oncologic Emergency Medicine

Oncologic Emergency Medicine
co-edited by Charles R. Thomas, Jr., M.D., professor of radiation medicine, OHSU School of Medicine

This is the first comprehensive clinical reference on cancer emergencies. It is edited and written by world-renowned experts in emergency medicine and oncology and covers the diagnosis and management of the full range of emergencies caused directly by cancer or by its treatment. The book was co-edited with Knox H. Todd, M.D., MPH, chair of the department of emergency medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Associate editors include Steven L. Bernstein, M.D., (Yale University School of Medicine); Sai-Ching J. Yeung, R.Ph., M.S., Ph.D., M.D., FACP, (MD Anderson); and Tammie Quest, M.D. (Emory University School of Medicine). Learn more.


Diagnostic Ultrasound: Abdomen and Pelvis

Diagnostic Ultrasound: Abdomen and Pelvis
with 11 chapters by Bryan Foster, M.D., assistant professor of diagnostic radiology, OHSU School of Medicine

Diagnostic Ultrasound: Abdomen and Pelvis combines anatomy, diagnosis, and differential diagnosis information specific to the abdomen and pelvis, presenting multiple vantage points to ensure clarity and full comprehension of each topic. This image-rich resource provides examples and insight into the full spectrum of imaging appearances observed in various entities to aid in decision support. With 23 new chapters and approximately 2,500 images, it is the most comprehensive, up-to-date reference on this rapidly changing imaging modality.



Surgical Management of Pain

Surgical Management of Pain, 2nd edition
edited by Kim J. Burchiel, M.D., professor of neurological surgery, OHSU School of Medicine

Surgical Management of Pain, Second Edition, is a completely updated state-of-the-art reference on neurosurgical pain management. This new edition is in full color and includes the following sections: Anatomic and Physiologic Foundations for Nociceptive and Neuropathic Pain, Pain Medicine, Pain Diagnoses, Surgical Procedures for Pain, and New Directions for Pain Surgery. The chapters in the book focus on procedures that are currently performed by neurosurgeons to relieve pain. Learn more.


Neuroimaging and Psychosocial Addiction TreatmentNeuroimaging and Psychosocial Addiction Treatment
edited by Sarah Feldstein Ewing, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry, OHSU School of Medicine, Katie Witkiewitz, Ph.D., and Francesca M. Filbey, Ph.D.
Palgrave Macmillian

Using an innovative translational approach between the work of experimental scientists and clinical practitioners this book addresses the current, modest, understanding of how and why addiction treatment works. Through bridging this gap it provides a critical insight into why people react as they do in the context of addiction treatment. Learn more.



Prostate Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis and Management

Prostate Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis and Management
series edited by Charles R. Thomas, Jr., M.D., professor of radiation medicine, OHSU School of Medicine

With an emphasis on multidisciplinary collaboration and decision-making, this practical resource reflects the extraordinary advances in the treatment of prostate cancer during the past five years. Approximately thirty international, leading-edge investigators describe the most current evidence-based approaches to prostate cancer treatment.


Homeostasis and Thrombosis

Hemostasis and Thrombosis
edited by Thomas DeLoughery, M.D., professor of medicine, OHSU School of Medicine

This latest edition features new developments while providing practical information on diagnosing and managing the troublesome conditions often found in clinical practice. Learn more



The Gift of Caring

The Gift of Caring: Saving Our Parents from the Perils of Modern Healthcare
Marcy Cottrell Houle, M.S., and Elizabeth Eckstrom, M.D., MPH, associate professor of medicine and director of geriatrics in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, OHSU School of Medicine
Taylor Trade Publishing

Through storytelling and expert advice, the authors take readers into all-too-familiar scenarios facing aging parents and offer answers to questions caregivers may not know to ask. An Oregonian "Best Northwest Book of 2015." www.thegiftofcaring.net


Ending Medical Reversal

Ending Medical Reversal: Improving Outcomes, Saving Lives
Vinay Prasad, M.D., MPH, assistant professor of medicine, OHSU School of Medicine, and Adam S. Cifu, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University Press

When doctors start using a medication, procedure or diagnostic tool without a robust evidence base and then stop using it when it is found not to help, or even to harm, patients –that's a medical reversal according to the authors. Drs. Prasad and Cifu narrate stories from every corner of medicine to explore why medical reversals occur, how they are harmful and what can be done to avoid them. Learn more



The Molecular Basis of Cancer 4th Edition

The Molecular Basis of Cancer
Joe Gray, Ph.D., Gordon Moore Professor and Chair of biomedical engineering, OHSU School of Medicine and director, OHSU Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine; John Mendelsohn, M.D.; Peter Howley, M.D.; Mark Israel, M.D.; Craig Thompson, M.D.

The Molecular Basis of Cancer arms you with the latest knowledge and cutting-edge advances. This thoroughly revised, comprehensive oncology reference explores the scientific basis for our current understanding of malignant transformation and the pathogenesis and treatment of this disease. Learn more


Systematic Reviews to Answer Health Care Questions

Systematic Reviews to Answer Health Care Questions
Heidi D. Nelson, M.D., MPH, research professor and vice-chair of medical informatics and clinical epidemiology, OHSU School of Medicine
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

An A-to-Z guide to conducting thorough, comprehensive systematic reviews. This volume teaches readers how to form key questions, select evidence and perform an illuminating review not just in predictable circumstances, but when basic rules don't apply. Much of the book is based on work conducted by the Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center at OHSU. Learn more.


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