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Enhancing Surgical Performance: A Primer in Non-technical Skills

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Rhona Flin, George G. Youngson, Steven Yule
July 28, 2015

Enhancing Surgical Performance: A Primer in Non-Technical Skills explains why non-technical skills are vital for safe and effective performance in the operating theatre. The book provides a full account, with supporting empirical evidence, of the Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons (NOTSS) system and ...

Advances in the Assessment of Dietary Intake

Dale A. Schoeller, M. Westerterp
August 18, 2017

Considerable evidence proves that self-reported dietary intake using written diaries or recalls are subject to bias resulting in poor accuracy. While dietary intake data are needed to drive many nutritional policies, the obesity epidemic has increased the need to assess diet with absolute accuracy....

Forensic Psychological and Neuropsychological Evaluations in Murder Cases: A Guide for Practitioners in Law, Mental Health, and Neuroscience

John M. Fabian
August 15, 2017

This essential reference for forensic mental health professionals and attorneys, neuroscientists, and social workers engaged in criminal law provides a guide on how to best assess and defend murder defendants through criminal forensic psychological evaluations. Combining forensic psychological,...

Practical Aspects of Interview and Interrogation, Third Edition

David E. Zulawski, Douglas E. Wicklander, Shane G. Sturman, L. Wayne Hoover
August 15, 2017

Techniques for interview and interrogation have become even more sophisticated and complex in recent years. With all chapters revised and expanded, the third edition of this bestselling book provides the latest information on establishing credibility as well as interpreting verbal and physical...

Handbook of Clinical Anaesthesia, Fourth edition

Brian Pollard, Gareth Kitchen
August 15, 2017

Written and edited by experts in the field, the Handbook of Clinical Anaesthesia provides all the essential practical knowledge required by anaesthetists on co-existing medical conditions, operative procedures, and techniques. The fourth edition retains the concise and comprehensive nature of the...

Human Sectional Anatomy: Pocket atlas of body sections, CT and MRI images, Fourth edition

Adrian Kendal Dixon, David J. Bowden, Bari M. Logan, Harold Ellis
August 14, 2017

First published in 1991, Human Sectional Anatomy set new standards for the quality of cadaver sections and accompanying radiological images. Now in its fourth edition, this unsurpassed quality remains and is further enhanced by the addition of new material. The superb full-colour cadaver...

Flow Cytometry in Neoplastic Hematology: Morphologic-Immunophenotypic Correlation, Third Edition

Wojciech Gorczyca
August 14, 2017

This third edition is the product of the author’s 25 years of experience with flow cytometry; although it covers the wide spectrum of hematopoietic tumors, the focus remains on most important clinical diagnoses, such as acute promyelocytic leukemia, identification of blasts, identification of...

Spiritually Competent Practice in Health Care

John Wattis, Stephen Curran, Melanie Rogers
August 14, 2017

This book will be of tremendous use to all healthcare professionals from physicians to nurses to social workers, rehabilitation therapists, and chaplains. The pathway taken here is a sensible and reasonable one, emphasizing a patient-centred approach that underscores the importance of spiritually...

Perceived Health and Adaptation in Chronic Disease

Francis Guillemin, Alain Leplege, Serge Briancon, Elisabeth Spitz, Joel Coste
August 14, 2017

Chronic diseases have become predominant in Western societies and in many developing countries. They affect quality of life and daily activities and require regular medical care. This unique monograph will bring readers up to date with chronic disease research, with a focus on health-related...

Tumors and Cancers: Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems

Dongyou Liu
August 08, 2017

Tumors and cancers are insidious diseases characterized by an abnormal growth of cells that extend beyond their usual boundaries and disrupt the normal functions of affected organs. Forming the first of the four volumes devoted to tumors and cancers, this volume focuses on the central and...

Traumatic Brain Injury: Rehabilitation, Treatment, and Case Management, Fourth Edition

Mark J. Ashley, David A. Hovda
August 07, 2017

In the last decade neuroscience has matured at a remarkable pace, shedding a far more exacting light on mechanisms of neurophysiology, pathophysiology of injury, neuroendocrinology, neuro-immunology, neuroplasticity, neuropharmacology and neurodegenerative processes. Individuals with acquired brain...

Gynaecology by Ten Teachers, 20th Edition

Louise Kenny, Helen Bickerstaff
August 07, 2017

First published in 1919 as 'Diseases of Women', Gynaecology by Ten Teachers is well established as a concise, yet comprehensive, guide. The twentieth edition has been thoroughly updated by a new team of 'teachers', integrating clinical material with the latest scientific developments that underpin...

Obstetrics by Ten Teachers, 20th Edition

Louise C. Kenny, Jenny E. Myers
August 07, 2017

First published in 1917 as 'Midwifery', Obstetrics by Ten Teachers is well established as a concise, yet comprehensive, guide within its field. The twentieth edition has been thoroughly updated by a new team of 'teachers', integrating clinical material with the latest scientific developments that...

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