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Logan Turner’s Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear: Head and Neck Surgery, 11th Edition

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S. Musheer Hussain
November 26, 2015

First published over 100 years ago, Logan Turner's Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear: Head & Neck Surgery covers the whole of otolaryngology in 70 chapters. This classic textbook has been completely updated and expanded to reflect the increasing sophistication of diagnostic and management ski...

Relationship Power in Health Care: Science of Behavior Change, Decision Making, and Clinician Self-Care

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John B. Livingstone, M.D., Joanne Gaffney, R.N., LICSW
January 22, 2016

The personal interface between clinician and patient is a misunderstood subject which can impact all areas of health care. Without adequate training in relationship science clinicians inadvertently contribute to empathic failure, poor medical decision process, difficulty changing health-related beha...

Fundamental Mathematics and Physics of Medical Imaging

Jack Lancaster, Bruce Hasegawa
August 24, 2016

Authored by a leading educator, this book teaches the fundamental mathematics and physics concepts associated with medical imaging systems. Going beyond mere description of imaging modalities, this book delves into the mechanisms of image formation and image quality common to all imaging systems:...

The Practice of Internal Dosimetry in Nuclear Medicine

Michael G. Stabin
August 22, 2016

Written by one of the world's leading experts in the field of nuclear medicine dosimetry, this text describes in detail the use of internal dose calculations in the practice of nuclear medicine. While radiation therapy with external sources of radiation always employs calculations of dose to...

Psychiatric Criminology: A Roadmap for Rapid Assessment

John A. Liebert, MD, William J. Birnes, JD, PhD
August 19, 2016

Since the shutdown of our public psychiatry system, the seriously mentally ill are now mostly managed by public safety officers, school officials, emergency first responders and social workers with little experience in recognizing symptoms, triggers and issues. This book addresses the need to...

Monsters, Demons and Psychopaths: Psychiatry and Horror Film

Fernando Espi Forcen
August 19, 2016

Descriptions of monsters, vampires, demonic possessions, and psychopaths in horror films have been inspired by psychiatric knowledge about mental illness, leading to several stereotyped models of horror that have prevailed through decades. Some scholars have proposed that horror films can be a...

Get Through MRCPsych Paper B: Mock Examination Papers

Melvyn WB Zhang, Cyrus SH Ho, Roger CM Ho, Ian H Treasaden, Basant K Puri
August 18, 2016

The MRCPsych examinations, conducted by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, are the most important exams for psychiatric trainees to achieve specialist accreditation. Written by authors with recent exam success and edited by the distinguished team behind Revision Notes in Psychiatry, Get Through...

Nutrition and the Developing Brain

Victoria Hall Moran, Nicola M. Lowe
August 18, 2016

Nutrients play a significant role in brain development throughout fetal and postnatal life. This book reviews the evidence from animal and human research, highlighting the influence of specific nutrients on brain function and cognitive development. With a unique, integrative approach to the...

Get Through MRCPsych Paper A2: Mock Examination Papers

Melvyn WB Zhang, Cyrus SH Ho, Roger Ho, Ian H Treasaden, Basant K Puri
August 18, 2016

The MRCPsych examinations, conducted by the Royal College of Psychiatrists are the most important exams for psychiatric trainee to achieve specialist accreditation. Written by authors with previous exam experience and edited by the distinguished team behind Revision Notes in Psychiatry, Get...

The Lived Experience in Mental Health

Gary Morris
August 17, 2016

The importance of recognising the knowledge and the needs of service users and engaging them more proactively within the care process is now widely acknowledged, but it is not always clear how this can come about. The Lived Experience of Mental Health highlights individuals’ own lived and felt...

Anti-Diabetes Mellitus Plants: Active Principles, Mechanisms of Action and Sustainable Utilization

Appian Subramoniam
August 12, 2016

The incidence and severity of diabetes mellitus is increasing worldwide, presenting a significant burden to society both in economic terms and overall well-being. There is a growing demand for novel safe and effective medicines due to the limited efficacy and undesirable side effects of current...

Musculoskeletal Trauma in the Elderly

Charles Court-Brown, Margaret McQueen, Marc F. Swiontkowski, David Ring, Susan M. Friedman, Andrew David Duckworth
August 09, 2016

Trauma in older people aged over 65 is a rapidly growing field within orthopaedics. Up to two thirds of fractures occur as a result of a fall and about one third of all fractures occur in the over-65 population. The aim of this comprehensive new text is to present the epidemiology and management of...

Diagnostic Lymph Node Pathology, Third Edition

Margaret Ashton-Key, Penny Wright, Dennis Wright
August 09, 2016

Diagnostic Lymph Node Pathology presents a logical and systematic approach to lymph node biopsies and guides general pathologists and haematopathologists alike through the maze of differential diagnoses, enabling them to reach an accurate diagnosis. The book is presented in an easy-to-read format...

Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care, Second Edition

Eduardo Bruera, Irene Higginson, Charles F. von Gunten, Tatsuya Morita
August 05, 2016

"…the thoroughness of the text has to be admired. It is an excellent starting point for students of palliative care which makes an important contribution to any library."—British Journal of Hospital Medicine "… covers a plethora of topics ranging from the development of palliative medicine in...

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