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Neurocinema: When Film Meets Neurology

Neurocinema: When Film Meets Neurology

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

November 06, 2014

Film directors recognize that neurologic disease impacts mind and motility and often use it in a plot or defining scene. It should be informative and educational to deconstruct neurologic representation in film. This collection of film essays summarize the portrayal of major neurologic syndromes...

Medical Staff Integration: Transactions and Transformation

Medical Staff Integration: Transactions and Transformation

A. Michael La Penna

October 14, 2014

There is a transformation of equity occurring in the health care industry with hospitals and health systems purchasing physician practices. As traditional hospital structures meet the entrepreneurial physician manager in today’s rapidly changing environment, numerous transitional challenges are...

Technology and Medical Sciences VII

Technology and Medical Sciences VII

R.M. Natal Jorge

September 01, 2014

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Pocket Clinical Examiner

Pocket Clinical Examiner

Adam Barnett, Thomas Bannister

June 12, 2014

This pocket-sized guide to clinical examination is ideal for medical students and junior doctors seeking a convenient handbook for use in busy clinical settings. It starts by discussing how to take a patient history. Each subsequent chapter focuses on a specific system or part of the body. The book...

Individual Paediatrics: Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Aspects of Diagnosis and Counseling— Anthroposophic-homeopathic Therapy, Fourth edition

Individual Paediatrics: Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Aspects of Diagnosis and Counseling— Anthroposophic-homeopathic Therapy, Fourth edition

Georg Soldner, Herrmann Michael Stellman

May 28, 2014

In the medical treatment of children and teenagers and the accompaniment of their parents, alternative therapies, homoeopathy, anthroposophic medicine, psychology and psychosomatics play an ever greater role alongside conventional, science-based medicine. Before a therapy can be successful, an...

The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 16

The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 16

Lodewijk C. Palm

April 23, 2014

In volume XVI of The Collected Letters of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, 25 letters of Van Leeuwenhoek have been included, all of them written from July 1707 to June 1712. The letters were written to six distinct addressees. The larger part was addressed to the Royal Society in London in general (sixteen...

Writing, Reading, and Understanding in Modern Health Sciences: Medical Articles and Other Forms of Communication

Writing, Reading, and Understanding in Modern Health Sciences: Medical Articles and Other Forms of Communication

Milos Jenicek

March 12, 2014

Medical articles are one of the main vehicles of knowledge translation and evidence communication in the health sciences. Their correct structure and style alone are no longer enough to convey a clear understanding of the intended message. Readers must be able to understand the very essence of the...

Hypertension: A Clinical Guide

Hypertension: A Clinical Guide

C. Venkata S. Ram

January 08, 2014

Hypertension has become a major public health hazard not only in industrialized nations, but also in emerging economies. Early detection combined with effective treatment is imperative to reduce the risk of patients developing premature cardiovascular disease and accelerated atherosclerosis. A...

The Medical Directory 2014, 168th Edition

The Medical Directory 2014, 168th Edition

Brenda Wren

November 28, 2013

First published in 1845, this directory has established an enviable reputation for the quantity and extent of its information on UK-registered medical practitioners. It provides mini career profiles of doctors listed A-Z by surname. Each record contains, if available, full name, primary and other...

Telehealthcare Computing and Engineering: Principles and Design

Telehealthcare Computing and Engineering: Principles and Design

Fei Hu

April 26, 2013

While conventional similar books focus on medical science and social aspects, this book emphasizes computing science and engineering design. This feature can help with both industry development and academic research. It book explains in detail both entire telehealthcare engineering system and...

Making Sense of Clinical Teaching: A Hands-on Guide to Success

Making Sense of Clinical Teaching: A Hands-on Guide to Success

Samy A Azer

April 23, 2013

Are you new to clinical teaching and looking for practical advice? Would you like to challenge and improve your current teaching style? Do you want to direct change in teaching practice within a department or institution?If your answer to any of the above is yes, then Making Sense of Clinical...

Translational Medicine: The Future of Therapy?

Translational Medicine: The Future of Therapy?

James Mittra, Christopher-Paul Milne

April 17, 2013

This book brings together a range of academic, industry and practitioner perspectives on translational medicine (TM). It enhances conceptual and practical understanding of the emergence and progress of the field and its potential impact on basic research, therapeutic development, and institutional...

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