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Dermatologic Surgery with Radiofrequency: Art of Successful Practice

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

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

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...

General Practice Today: A Practical Guide to Modern Consultations

Jane Wilcock
March 02, 2018

General Practice Today explores the GP consultation in the context of external 'stressors' and 'helpers' that doctors use to make best clinical decisions. Over the last 30 years there has been a move towards mandatory training on legal aspects, risk scores and guidance. Additionally, with...

Bench to Bedside: Diagnostic Microbiology for the Clinicians

Nancy Khardori
January 31, 2018

This reference text is a must have for any current or future clinicians or students of microbiology. It is concisely organized to provide vital information on many of the microbes one will regularly encounter and the most efficacious ways of addressing associated infections. Discussion of...

Expecting Trouble: Early Warnings and Rapid Responses in Maternal Medical Care

Lauren A. Plante
January 22, 2018

This practical resource has easily accessed emergency management plans to deal with critical conditions in obstetric care, in which maternal health or life is threatened. Decision algorithms and summary boxes are featured throughout for ease of reading....

Handbook of Primary Care Ethics

Andrew Papanikitas, John Spicer
January 22, 2018

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...

Instant Wisdom for GPs: Pearls from All the Specialities

Keith Hopcroft
December 12, 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...

Pediatric Neurology, Second Edition

James, F. Bale, Jr., Joshua L. Bonkowsky, Gary L. Hedlund, Denise Morita
November 10, 2017

The fundamental goal of the revised edition of this acclaimed text is to provide comprehensive, practical, and straightforward information about the developing nervous system that is as relevant to those embarking on careers in pediatric neurology as it will be to the experienced practitioner who...

GP Wellbeing: Combatting Burnout in General Practice

Adam Staten, Euan Lawson
November 10, 2017

This is the first book to explore the impact of 'burnout' on the current NHS GP workforce and how this can be addressed, from an insider GP perspective. Adam Staten, recently qualified GP, and Euan Lawson, Fellow of the RCGP with over 20 years experience, discuss in engaging, accessible chapters...

Vitreoretinal Disorders in Primary Care

Thomas H. Williamson
October 23, 2017

Emergency ophthalmology is an area full of pitfalls for the unwary primary care practitioner. Vitreoretinal disorders make up the majority of emergency sight-threatening conditions, and a wide and increasingly varied range of conditions of the eye present in primary care settings. Correct diagnosis...

Hyperpigmentation

Dimitris Rigopoulos, Alexander C. Katoulis
October 06, 2017

Darkening patches on the skin can result in great distress for the patient. However, definitive diagnosis between the many possible causes and effective treatment can be very hard for the medical practitioner to achieve. This is the first major professional reference with systematic coverage of...

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