|About the Book|
Book Description: Trial attorneys today are confronted with an increasing number and variety of cases presenting complex medical issues. The ability to use authoritative medical literature in litigation to resolve complex medical-legal issues is an essential and potentially powerful weapon in the trial attorneys arsenal. MediFocus Guides are valuable roadmaps that help trial attorneys navigate the complex maze of published medical literature by identifying and selecting the most on-point and authoritative medical journal articles published about a specific medical-legal issue. The MediFocus Guide on Compartment Syndrome of the Lower Extremity: * Contains a comprehensive bibliography of relevant journal article references from MedlineTM with electronic links to the article abstracts. * Contains between 50-100 journal references with hyperlinks to most of the article abstracts and covers the published medical literature back to 1990. * Includes a unique Author Directory...a nationwide listing of medical subject matter experts who have published about the specific issue. This Directory is a valuable resource for quickly identifying potential medical experts. * The Guide is updated at regular intervals to ensure that you receive current, up-to-date information about the specific subject area. About the Author Dr. Elliot Jacob founded Medifocus, Inc. in 1996. After earning a Ph.D. in Microbiology at the University of Maryland, he spent many years conducting biomedical research at the Naval Medical Research Institute in Bethesda, MD and at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Washington, D.C. He also served as Chief of the Microbiology Branch at the Walter Reed ArmyInstitute of Research. Dr. Jacob has over fifteen years of experience utilizing medical databases and of using Internet-based medical information for research purposes. At Medifocus, Dr. Jacob is responsible for all research and content development.