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Spiritually Competent Practice in Health Care

John Wattis, Stephen Curran, Melanie Rogers
July 18, 2017

This book will be of tremendous use to all healthcare professionals from physicians to nurses to social workers, rehabilitation therapists, and chaplains. The pathway taken here is a sensible and reasonable one, emphasizing a patient-centred approach that underscores the importance of spiritually...

Why Are We Conscious?: A Scientist’s Take on Consciousness and Extrasensory Perception

David E.H. Jones
July 11, 2017

There are two huge gaps in scientific theory. One, the contradiction between classical and quantum mechanics, is discussed in many publications. The other, the total failure to explain why anything made of atoms (such as ourselves) can be conscious, has little acknowledgement. The main thesis of...

Information Technology in Medical Diagnostics

Waldemar Wójcik, Andrzej Smolarz
July 11, 2017

For many centuries, people have tried to learn about the state of their health. Initially, in the pre-technological period, they had to rely only on their senses. Then there were simple tools to help the human senses. The discovery of X-rays, which allowed people to look “inside” the body, turned...

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

Gordon C. Cook
June 30, 2017

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...

Mind Maps for Medical Students Clinical Specialties

Olivia Smith
June 30, 2017

This brand new revision aid has been designed as a companion to the popular Mind Maps for Medical Students, from the same author, to help medical students memorize essential facts in the key specialty areas of psychiatry, obstetrics & gynaecology, paediatrics, ophthalmology, ENT, dermatology...

MRC Psych Part 1 In a Box

Bhaskar Punukollu, Michael Phelan
June 30, 2017

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...

100 Diagnostic Dilemmas in Clinical Medicine

Kerry Layne
June 21, 2017

100 Diagnostic Dilemmas in Clinical Medicine presents 100 real-life scenarios seen in the hospital and community setting. A succinct summary of the patient's history, examination and any initial investigations is followed by a detailed consideration of the diagnosis and management of each case, in...

Preparing for International Health Experiences: A Practical Guide

Akshaya Neil Arya
June 19, 2017

At some point in their careers, many health professionals and students wish to engage in overseas work. Learning from other systems, people and cultures is invaluable and in some cases life changing. This book is a unique resource that offers necessary insights into making the most of the...

The MRCP PACES Handbook, Second Edition

Saira Ghafur, Parminder K. Judge, Richard Kitchen, Samuel Blows
June 13, 2017

MRCP PACES is a challenging examination requiring in-depth clinical knowledge, excellent clinical skills and the ability to present each case concisely and coherently. This revision guide helps candidates achieve these aims; it is compact enough for bedside use and sufficiently...

ENT OSCEs: A Guide to Passing the DO-HNS and MRCS (ENT) OSCE, Second Edition

Joseph Manjaly, Peter Kullar, Alison Carter, Richard Fox
June 12, 2017

Revised and expanded for the second edition, ENT OSCEs is an established full-colour revision guide covering all aspects of the DO-HNS and MRCS (ENT) OSCE. Written by a team of ENT specialty registrars, this accessible text follows a step-by-step approach with each test OSCE station based on the...

Get Through Final FRCR 2A: SBAs

Teck Yew Chin, Susan Cheng Shelmerdine, Akash Ganguly, Chinedum Anosike
May 31, 2017

This is the first revision guide to map directly to the new structure of the FRCR Final Part A examination (CR2A). Spanning a broad range of topics, the book follows the core clinical radiology curriculum, covering all modalities. It is divided into 7 test papers, consisting of 120 mixed SBA-type...

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

David Mccollum
May 26, 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...

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