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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 ...

Mysteries in Muscle Contraction: Evidence against Current Dogmas

Haruo Sugi
December 13, 2017

This book explores the author’s wide-ranging work on muscle research, which spans more than 50 years. It delves into the dogmas of muscle contraction: how the models were constructed and what was overlooked during the process, including their resulting shortcomings. The text stimulates general...

Apley & Solomon’s System of Orthopaedics and Trauma 10th Edition

Ashley Blom, David Warwick, Michael Whitehouse
December 12, 2017

Now in its Tenth Edition and in continuous publication since 1959, Apley & Solomon's System of Orthopaedics and Trauma is one of the world's leading textbooks of orthopaedic surgery. Relied upon by generations of orthopaedic trainees the book remains true to the teaching principles of the late...

ENT: An Introduction and Practical Guide, Second Edition

James Tysome, Rahul Kanegaonkar
December 12, 2017

This new edition of ENT: An Introduction and Practical Guide provides an essential introduction to the clinical examination, treatment and surgical procedures within ENT. It encompasses the conditions most commonly encountered in the emergency setting, on the ward and in the outpatient clinic.With...

Operative Thoracic Surgery, Sixth Edition

Larry R. Kaiser, Glyn Jamieson, Sarah K. Thompson
December 11, 2017

Over a decade after the last edition, Operative Thoracic Surgery, Sixth Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated by a team of prestigious international contributors. Particular emphasis is given to new and emerging techniques, particularly minimally invasive procedures, ensuring that the...

The 2 x 4 Model: A Neuroscience-Based Blueprint for the Modern Integrated Addiction and Mental Health Treatment System

Robert Andrew Chambers
December 08, 2017

Over a quarter century of studies have shown that addictions, mental illnesses, and their combinations (dual diagnoses) are pervasive in the general population. Meanwhile, emerging neuroscience is revealing that the neurodevelopmental basis of major mental illness and addiction diseases are tightly...

Making the Most of Medical School: The Alternative Guide

Ashton Barnett-Vanes
December 07, 2017

This concise guide to medical school offers an alternative path to developing a diverse set of academic and professional skills for a successful career in medicine. Written for current and prospective medical students, chapters are structured around eight key themes relevant to the active ‘...

Radiology for Medical Finals: A case-based guide

Edward Sellon, David Howlett
December 06, 2017

This book is an informed, educational and abundantly illustrated guide to the imaging knowledge that medical students in the clinical years of their undergraduate studies will be required to get to know, understand and recall in order to negotiate successfully their finals exams. Via the popular...

Instant Wisdom for GPs: Pearls from All the Specialities

Keith Hopcroft
December 06, 2017

This essential guide for GPs distils years of knowledge, experience, and key evidence into 25 easy-to-read chapters, each one covering a different speciality. Every consultant has pearls of wisdom they wish they could share with GPs: knowledge they have acquired from years of experience and...

Psychological Aspects of Crisis Negotiation

Thomas Strentz
December 06, 2017

Psychological Aspects of Crisis Negotiation, Third Edition, explores the methods and strategies for confronting the nine types of subjects typically encountered in hostage/suicide sieges by correctional staff and law enforcement crisis negotiators. Strentz, an experienced negotiator who designed...

OSCEs for the MRCS Part B: A Bailey & Love Revision Guide, Second Edition

Jonathan M. Fishman, Vivian A. Elwell, Rajat Chowdhury
December 05, 2017

This is a fully updated edition of the hugely successful OSCEs for the MRCS Part B: A Bailey and Love Revision Guide. The content has been revised in line with recent changes to the examination, such as the introduction of microbiology and applied surgical sciences and changes from patient...

Imaging for Plastic Surgery

Luca Saba, Warren M. Rozen, Alberto Alonso-Burgos, Diego Ribuffo
November 30, 2017

Preoperative imaging is increasingly being adopted for preoperative planning in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Accurate preoperative analysis can reduce the length of operations and maximize surgical design and dissection techniques. Imaging for Plastic Surgery covers the techniques,...

Dermoscopy Image Analysis

M. Emre Celebi, Teresa Mendonca, Jorge S. Marques
November 30, 2017

Dermoscopy is a noninvasive skin imaging technique that uses optical magnification and either liquid immersion or cross-polarized lighting to make subsurface structures more easily visible when compared to conventional clinical images. It allows for the identification of dozens of morphological...

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