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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...

The Final FRCR: Complete Revision Notes

Vincent Helyar, Aidan Shaw
November 08, 2017

The Final FRCR: Complete Revision Notes is an essential revision aid for Radiology trainees preparing for the final (part 2) component of the Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiology (FRCR) and other Radiology board examinations. Topics are arranged alphabetically within six chapters covering...

Pre-Clinical Medicine: SAQs, MCQs and EMQs

Calver Pang, Ibraz Hussain, John Francis Mayberry
November 03, 2017

Filling a gap for a pre-clinical phase revision guide, this book will help medics pass their intermediate exams in order to proceed to the clinical years.  It is based on the SAQs, EMQs and MCQ school curriculum as set out by the GMC. By covering each module individually but also integrating...

General Practice Today: A Practical Guide to Modern Consultations

Jane Wilcock
November 02, 2017

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...

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

Gordon C. Cook
October 31, 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...

MRC Psych Part 1 In a Box

Bhaskar Punukollu, Michael Phelan
October 31, 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...

Instant Wisdom for GPs: Pearls from All the Specialities

Keith Hopcroft
October 24, 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...

Forensic Pathology Review: Questions and Answers

John M. Wayne, MD, Cynthia A. Schandl, S. Erin Presnell, MD
October 20, 2017

This book is an invaluable tool for studying and reviewing key concepts in forensic pathology. Written in a question-and-answer format, this accessible guide tests readers' knowledge of manner of death, patterns of injury, lab data interpretation, postmortem radiography and imaging, and much more....

Trauma Vivas for the FRCS: A Case-Based Approach

Raymond Anakwe, Scott Middleton
October 17, 2017

This new book is targeted at higher trainees in orthopaedic surgery preparing for the second part of the FRCS (Tr & Orth) exam. The exam involves a set of vivas during which a range of topics is discussed, the aim being to demonstrate trauma safety and competence rather than trauma expertise....

Materials in Biology and Medicine

Sunggyu Lee, David Henthorn
October 12, 2017

While the interdisciplinary field of materials science and engineering is relatively new, remarkable developments in materials have emerged for biological and medical applications, from biocompatible polymers in medical devices to the use of carbon nanotubes as drug delivery vehicles. Exploring...

Donaldsons' Essential Public Health, Fourth Edition

Liam J. Donaldson, Paul Rutter
October 09, 2017

Donaldsons’ Essential Public Health has been in continuous print for 35 years, evolving through successive editions. This unrivalled record of success for a textbook of public health shows the enduring appeal of its content, style, and accessibility to generations of students and practitioners. For...

Action Learning in Health, Social and Community Care: Principles, Practices and Resources

John Edmonstone
September 22, 2017

This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of action learning, one of the most widely used development methods in health, social and community care. The book addresses the theory and practice of action learning in these fields, and considers action learning as an adult educational ethos as well as...

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