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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 ...

A Guide to Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome: Origins and Treatment

George A. Bray
May 22, 2017

In the historical record there is abundant evidence that obesity was a medical and health concern as long as medicine has been practiced. The idea of diet and exercise are bulwarks in the fight against obesity in history from the time of Hippocrates to the 16th century—a span of 2,000 years....

Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia

Jianren Mao
May 22, 2017

The first clinically focused text dedicated to the newly emerging area of pain medicine known as opioid-induced hyperalgesia (OIH), Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia provides pain specialists, anesthesiologists, and neurologists with the most current, cutting-edge research and therapeutic options for...

Surgery of the Liver, Bile Ducts and Pancreas in Children, Third Edition

Mark Davenport, Nigel Heaton, Riccardo Superina
May 19, 2017

Surgery of the Liver, Bile Ducts and Pancreas in Children, Third Edition describes the modern approach to the diagnosis, management and surgery of childhood conditions of the liver and associated structures. The first edition was recognized worldwide as a landmark publication and helped to...

100 Cases in Paediatrics, Second Edition

Ronny Cheung, Aubrey Cunnington, Simon Drysdale, Joseph Raine, Joanna Walker
May 17, 2017

The new edition of this best-selling title from the popular 100 cases series explores common paediatric scenarios that will be encountered by the medical student and junior doctor during practical training on the ward, in the emergency department, in outpatient clinics and in the community, and...

Endocrine Surgery, Second Edition

Demetrius Pertsemlidis, William B. Inabnet III, Michel Gagner
May 16, 2017

The second edition of Endocrine Surgery is a comprehensive update of the previous edition published in 2003. Edited by three leading authorities in the field of surgical endocrinology, the book encompasses the clinical, imaging, nuclear, molecular, technological and evidence-based principles that...

Forensic Anthropology: A Comprehensive Introduction, Second Edition

Natalie R. Langley, MariaTeresa A. Tersigni-Tarrant
May 16, 2017

This robust, dynamic, and international field has grown to include interdisciplinary research, continually improving methodology, and globalization of training. Reflecting the diverse nature of the science from experts who have shaped it, Forensic Anthropology: A Comprehensive Introduction Second...

The Easy Guide to Focused History Taking for OSCEs, Second Edition

David Mccollum
May 16, 2017

This straightforward guide to taking patient history comprehensively covers all of the commonly seen OSCE scenarios within the current undergraduate medical curriculum. The Easy Guide to Focused History Taking for OSCEs includes introductory chapters with general OSCE guidance, mapping onto the...

Tooth Whitening Techniques

Linda Greenwall
May 15, 2017

The field of tooth whitening has continued to develop as more and more dental practitioners have turned to cosmetic dentistry and associated aesthetic facial procedures. This new edition of an acclaimed text covers recent technical innovations, but also looks at the latest innovations in practice...

Handbook of Visual Optics, Two-Volume Set

Pablo Artal
May 15, 2017

Handbook of Visual Optics offers an authoritative overview of encyclopedic knowledge in the field of physiological optics. It builds from fundamental concepts to the science and technology of instruments and practical procedures of vision correction, integrating expert knowledge from physics,...

Emerging Technologies in Brachytherapy

William Y. Song, Kari Tanderup, Bradley Pieters
May 15, 2017

Brachytherapy is continuously advancing. Years of accumulated experience have led to clinical evidence of its benefit in numerous clinical sites such as gynecological, prostate, breast, rectum, ocular, and many other cancers. Brachytherapy continues to expand in its scope of practice and complexity...

Pediatric Trauma: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Second Edition

David E. Wesson, Bindi Naik-Mathuria
May 15, 2017

Injuries cause more than half of all childhood deaths and a large proportion of pediatric trauma care is provided by non-pediatric specialists. This book provides an update of current practice, backed by evidence-based recommendations, in four sections: 1) Trauma systems for children, including...

Heart Mechanics: Magnetic Resonance Imaging—The Complete Guide

El-Sayed H. Ibrahim
May 10, 2017

This book details the latest research on magnetic resonance (MRI) tagging technology related to heart mechanics. The book compare and contrast different tagging techniques, explain different imaging sequences and post processing algorithms, and associate the tagging techniques with different...

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