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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 ...

Forensic Pathology Review: Questions and Answers

John M. Wayne, MD, Cynthia A. Schandl, S. Erin Presnell, MD
October 21, 2017

This book is an invaluable tool for studying and reviewing key concepts in forensic pathology. Written in a question-and-answer format, this accessible guide tests readers' knowledge of manner of death, patterns of injury, lab data interpretation, postmortem radiography and imaging, and much more....

Newborn Surgery, Fourth Edition

Prem Puri
October 19, 2017

Following the success of three previous editions, this new edition of Newborn Surgery continues to provide the most comprehensive information on the surgical management of neonatal disorders. Each chapter is thoroughly revised and updated, and there are eight new chapters on key topics in the...

Bioresorbable Scaffolds: From Basic Concept to Clinical Applications

Yoshinobu Onuma, Patrick W.J.C. Serruys
October 18, 2017

This book focuses on the coronary bioresorbable scaffold, a new interventional treatment for coronary artery disease, differentiated from a permanent metallic stent. The book provides an overview of the technology including non-clinical studies and clinical evidences in order to help clinicians...

Emergency Care of Minor Trauma in Children, Third Edition

Ffion Davies, Colin E. Bruce, Kate Taylor-Robinson
October 18, 2017

Succinct and highly illustrated, the third edition of this handy pocket guide enables practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care. Each chapter has been updated to reflect changes to the treatment for the injury based on recent research and new...

The Integrated Nervous System: A Systematic Diagnostic Case-Based Approach, Second Edition

Walter Hendelman, M.D., Christopher R. Skinner, Peter Humphreys
October 18, 2017

This innovative textbook is modelled on problem-based learning. It bridges the gap between academic neuroanatomy and clinical neurology and effectively takes the reader from the classroom to the clinic, so that learning can be applied in practice. This second edition has been updated and expanded...

Fibromyalgia

Bill McCarberg, Daniel Clauw
October 18, 2017

Utilizing evidence-based research, this revolutionary source explores the difficult diagnosis and management of the controversial syndrome of fibromyalgia. Carefully guiding physicians through the steps leading to diagnosis, Fibromyalgia emphasizes targeting the underlying fibromyalgia syndrome...

Trauma Vivas for the FRCS: A Case-Based Approach

Raymond Anakwe, Scott Middleton
October 17, 2017

This new book is targeted at higher trainees in orthopaedic surgery preparing for the second part of the FRCS (Tr & Orth) exam. The exam involves a set of vivas during which a range of topics is discussed, the aim being to demonstrate trauma safety and competence rather than trauma expertise....

The Boston IVF Handbook of Infertility: A Practical Guide for Practitioners Who Care for Infertile Couples, Fourth Edition

Steven R. Bayer, Michael M Alper, Alan S. Penzias
October 16, 2017

Based on the gold standard procedures and protocols developed at Boston IVF, this new edition of a bestselling text continues to provide a structured approach to treating the infertile couple that can be of benefit to the gynecologist, reproductive endocrinologist, and reproductive medicine nurse...

Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO) in Trauma and Disease

Stanley W. Jacob, Jack C. de la Torre
October 16, 2017

First isolated as a chemical compound by a Russian chemist in 1866, dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) proved to be a near-perfect solvent for decades before its remarkable biological and medical activities were discovered. DMSO is one of the most prodigious agents ever to come out of the world of drug...

Drugs That Changed the World: How Therapeutic Agents Shaped Our Lives

Irwin W. Sherman
October 15, 2017

Drugs are used in the diagnosis, alleviation, treatment, prevention or cure of disease. This is a book about drugs, how they came to be, and how they exert their ‘magic’. Today we have drugs to protect against infectious diseases, to alleviate aches and pains, to allow new organs to replace the old...

Handbook of Primary Care Ethics

Andrew Papanikitas, John Spicer
October 13, 2017

This enterprising collection spans the breadth of primary care in multiple ways. Contributions from general practitioners, philosophers, nurses, physiotherapists, dentists, health economists, educationalists, patients and others reflect the rich variety that makes up primary care. Authors embrace...

Radiation Biology for Medical Physicists

C. S. Sureka, Christina Armpilia
October 13, 2017

This book is designed to convey as much information as possible in a concise and simple way to make it suitable for students, researchers and clinical medical physicists. Better meanings, codes and examples are included. Most of the basics are also covered for easy reference along with a glossary...

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