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Exercise and Mental Health: Neurobiological Mechanisms

Henning Budde, Mirko Wegner
February 15, 2017

Every fourth person in North America and Europe experiences at least one episode of depression or anxiety disorder over their lifetimes. Research on the impact of exercise on depression, anxiety, and well-being illustrates a positive effect on various measures of mental health by inducing the same...

Physics of PET and SPECT Imaging

Magnus Dahlbom
February 09, 2017

PET and SPECT imaging has improved to such a level that they are opening up exciting new horizons in medical diagnosis and treatment. This book provides a complete introduction to fundamentals and the latest progress in the field, including an overview of new scintillator materials and innovations...

Surgeon, Heal Thyself: Optimising Surgical Performance by Managing Stress

Uttam Shiralkar
February 08, 2017

Surgeons start their career in the expectation that it will bring personal satisfaction through an unparalleled sense of achievement and professional growth. Nonetheless, a career in surgery carries with it serious challenges: surgical training is rigorous, both emotionally and physically, and...

Patient Safety: Investigating and Reporting Serious Clinical Incidents

Russell Kelsey
February 08, 2017

At a time of increasing regulatory scrutiny and medico-legal risk, managing serious clinical incidents within primary care has never been more important. Failure to manage appropriately can have serious consequences both for service organisations and for individuals involved. This is the first...

Autism Imaging and Devices

Manuel F. Casanova, Ayman El-Baz, Jasjit S. Suri
February 03, 2017

This book covers state-of-the-art medical image analysis approaches currently pursued in autism research. Chapters cover recent advances in diagnosis using structural neuroimaging. All aspects of imaging are included, such as electrophysiology (EEG, ERP, QEEG, and MEG), postmortem techniques, and...

Psychiatry by Ten Teachers, Second Edition

Nisha Dogra, Brian Lunn, Stephen Cooper
February 03, 2017

Psychiatry by Ten Teachers follows the highly-praised and successful ‘Ten Teachers’ tradition of providing the key information in a chosen specialty as required by the medical undergraduate, junior doctor and trainee GP, written by ten respected experts in the field. With medical students closely...

Critical Appraisal from Papers to Patient: A Practical Guide

Duncan Bootland, Evan Coughlan, Robert Galloway, Stephanie Goubet, Emily McWhirter
February 02, 2017

Having an understanding of critical appraisal and evidence-based medicine is a prerequisite to being an effective clinician.  However, critical appraisal is often taught by people not involved in day-to-day clinical care, meaning the clinical relevance is not always brought to the fore. This book...

Dementia, Fifth Edition

David Ames, John T. O'Brien, Alistair Burns
February 02, 2017

Dementia represents a major public health challenge for the world with over 100 million people likely to be affected by 2050. A large body of professionals is active in diagnosing, treating, and caring for people with dementia, and research is expanding. Many of these specialists find it hard to...

Gynaecology by Ten Teachers, 20th Edition and Obstetrics by Ten Teachers, 20th Edition Value Pak

Louise Kenny, Helen Bickerstaff, Jenny Myers
February 01, 2017

First published in 1919 as 'Diseases of Women', Gynaecology 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...

Radiation in Medicine and Biology

Pandit B. Vidyasagar, Sagar S. Jagtap, Omprakash Yemul
January 31, 2017

This book discusses conventional and emerging applications of radiations, which include radio waves and ultraviolet and gamma radiations. It contains 10 chapters arranged into two parts: new techniques in radiation therapy and effects of ionizing radiations on biological systems. The applications...

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
January 28, 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...

Operative Obstetrics, 4E

Joseph J. Apuzzio, Anthony M. Vintzileos, Vincenzo Berghella, Jesus R. Alvarez-Perez
January 27, 2017

The new edition of this authoritative review of the clinical approach to diagnostic and therapeutic obstetric, maternal-fetal and perinatal procedures will be welcomed by all professionals involved in childbirth as a significant contribution to the practice of maternal-fetal medicine and surgical...

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