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Family Practice in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Universal Health Coverage and Quality Primary Care

1st Edition

Hassan Salah, Michael Kidd
November 30, 2018

This is the first book to analyze in depth the current causes of shortage of family physicians and the relative weakness of the family practice model in many countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.  Focusing on engagement with the private health sector in scaling up family practice, the...

The Minor Illness Manual: 5th Edition

5th Edition

Gina Johnson, Ian Hill-Smith, Chirag Bakhai
November 22, 2018

This new edition of the best-selling Minor Illness Manual has been completely revised and updated with the latest clinical guidance and prescribing information, and includes a new chapter on the changing demands of Primary Care. The simple, clear and easy-to-use format enables Primary Care...

Acne Scars: Classification and Treatment, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Antonella Tosti, Maria Pia De Padova, Gabriella Fabbrocini, Kenneth R Beer
November 02, 2018

Visible scarring may be a daily reminder of disease long after active acne has subsided. Frequently, it is a cause of distress for the patient and a leading cause for visiting medical professionals. This updated and expanded edition of an acclaimed pioneering text will be invaluable for both...

Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Illustrated Clinical Cases, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Alisa McQueen, S. Margaret Paik
November 02, 2018

This book includes 200 clinical cases which present as emergencies. Congenital and acquired conditions affecting all body systems in infants and children are covered, including allergy, abuse, burns, fractures and other trauma, feeding problems, foreign bodies, genetic disorders, infections,...

Primary Health Care around the World: Recommendations for International Policy and Development

1st Edition

Chris Van Weel, Amanda Howe
October 30, 2018

This unique book is the first to bring together primary care experiences from around the world, with emphasis on non-Western regions. Utilising published articles that profile different countries’ primary health care, accompanied by expert commentaries, the book consolidates global primary health...

How To Do Primary Care Research

1st Edition

Felicity Goodyear-Smith, Robert Mash
October 12, 2018

This practical ‘How To’ guide talks the reader step-by-step through designing, conducting and disseminating primary care research, a growing discipline internationally. The vast majority of health care issues are experienced by people in community settings, who are not adequately represented by...

The Fifteen Minute Hour: Efficient and Effective Patient-Centered Consultation Skills, Sixth Edition

6th Edition

Marian R. Stuart, Joseph A. Lieberman
October 09, 2018

The Fifteen Minute Hour is well-established as a classic text, providing invaluable support for primary care practitioners aiming to increase patient satisfaction without adding significantly to the length of a visit. This sixth edition continues to emphasise a patient-centred approach to help...

Practical Management and Leadership for Doctors: Second Edition

2nd Edition

John Wattis, Stephen Curran, Elizabeth Cotton
September 14, 2018

This practical, concise book will help every medical manager survive and thrive in the increasingly challenging world of healthcare. It offers a hands-on introduction to the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviour required to succeed in a modern healthcare setting. Focussing on common issues and...

Every Doctor: Healthier Doctors = Healthier Patients

1st Edition

Leanne Rowe, Michael Kidd
September 04, 2018

"Every Doctor spoke to me deeply and personally … as we face the challenges of 21st Century medical practice, I felt cared for, much like I do when visiting my personal family doctor. Every Doctor will speak to you as well." Associate Professor Sandy Buchman, Family Physician Practising in...

Dermatologic Surgery with Radiofrequency: Art of Successful Practice

1st Edition

Bipin Deshpande
May 30, 2018

This book offers useful insight into the new dermatologic surgical applications of radiofrequency, besides elaborating the basic applications of the same exhaustively. This book will also provide invaluable practical inputs for the skillful management of surgery in Dermatology and Aesthetic...

The Inner Physician

1st Edition

Roger Neighbour
May 10, 2018

In this final volume of his best-selling 'Inner' trilogy, Roger Neighbour explores the relationship between a doctor's professional and private selves. He suggests that the mind of every doctor retains an untrained 'ordinary human being' part - their Inner Physician - which makes an important,...

Asthma, COPD, and Overlap: A Case-Based Overview of Similarities and Differences

1st Edition

Jonathan A. Bernstein, Louis-Philippe Boulet, Michael E. Wechsler, MD,MMSc
April 30, 2018

Using illustrative case examples, this book thoroughly reviews similarities and differences between asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the overlap syndrome. It is important to highlight the distinctions because these commonly encountered conditions in respiratory and primary...

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