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The Integrated Medical Library

1st Edition

Ms. Helis Miido
May 23, 2019

First published in 1991, Library automation has advanced at such a rapid pace within the last few years that librarians who have been limited by either budget or hardware constraints are today able to automate at least some library functions. Even though presentations at meetings describing...

Engineering-Medicine: Principles and Applications of Engineering in Medicine

1st Edition

Lawrence S. Chan, William C. Tang
May 16, 2019

This transformative textbook, first of its kind to incorporate engineering principles into medical education and practice, will be a useful tool for physicians, medical students, biomedical engineers, biomedical engineering students, and healthcare executives. The central approach of the proposed...

Cases of a Hollywood Doctor

1st Edition

Edward Schwarz, Tomos Richards
May 09, 2019

Would you know how to manage the Easter Bunny’s blood sugars after too much chocolate?Could you deal with the trauma call when Humpty Dumpty falls off a wall?After reading this book you’ll be able to be a doctor to some Hollywood stars, as well as passing your exams! Packed full of humorous...

Mastering the UCAT, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Dr Christopher Nordstrom, Christopher Nordstrom, George Rendel, Dr Ricardo Tavares, Ricardo Tavares
April 25, 2019

Drawing on The Medic Portal’s established track record, the third edition of this popular revision aid, retitled Mastering the UCAT to reflect the extension of the former UK-specific exam to prospective medical and dental students in Australia and New Zealand, takes you, step by step, through the...

Combatting Burnout: A Guide for Medical Students and Junior Doctors

1st Edition

Adam Staten
April 23, 2019

This timely aid, filled with 'down to earth' advice, provides invaluable guidance on avoiding burnout and on how to combat it should it occur. The book offers innovative ways to change working practices, shares advice on building protective mechanisms into daily working life and explores the...

Survival Guide to General Chemistry

1st Edition

Patrick E. McMahon, Rosemary McMahon, Bohdan Khomtchouk
February 25, 2019

This work evolved over thirty combined years of teaching general chemistry to a variety of student demographics. The focus is not to recap or review the theoretical concepts well described in the available texts.Instead, the topics and descriptions in this book make available specific, detailed...

MRC Psych Part 1 In a Box

1st Edition

Bhaskar Punukollu, Michael Phelan
February 19, 2019

Exam-specific question and answer cards, using standard question formats from the Royal College exams, these cards make exam preparation time as efficient and straightforward as possible. They also lend. themselves studying with a partner or colleague. They are aimed specifically at candidates...

Twenty-Six Portland Place: The Early Years of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

1st Edition

Gordon C. Cook
February 07, 2019

Twenty-Six Portland Place is a ground-breaking exploration of the early years of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, from its foundation in 1907 to its half-century in 1957. Following its formation at the height of the Empire, it became a forum in which to discuss and develop ideas...

Assessing Competence in Medicine and Other Health Professions

1st Edition

Claudio Violato
January 02, 2019

This comprehensive, yet accessible, text demystifies the challenging area of competence assessement in medicine and the health sciences, providing a clear framework and the tools for anyone working or studying in this area. Written by a single, highly experienced, author, the content benefits from...

Video-Reflexive Ethnography in Health Research and Healthcare Improvement: Theory and Application

1st Edition

Rick Iedema, Katherine Carroll, Aileen Collier, Su-Yin Hor, Jessica Mesman, Mary Wyer
January 02, 2019

This innovative, practical guide introduces researchers to the use of the video reflexive ethnography in health and health services research. This methodology has enjoyed increasing popularity among researchers internationally and has been inspired by developments across a range of disciplines:...

A History of Surgery: Third Edition

3rd Edition

Harold Ellis, Sala Abdalla
December 26, 2018

Written in a personal and engaging style, this book provides a fascinating and informative introduction to the development of surgery through the ages. It describes the key advances in surgery through the ages, from primitive techniques such as trepanning, some of the gruesome but occasionally...

100 Notable Names from General Practice

1st Edition

Neil Metcalfe
December 13, 2018

This fascinating book presents 100 biographies of general practitioners, the majority of whom have made key contributions to the development of general practice and medicine, but also some who have influenced society through engineering, literature, music, politics, sport and other fields....

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