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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...

Precision Haematological Cancer Medicine

1st Edition

Tariq Mughal
October 11, 2018

Many experts now consider genetic evaluation to be pivotal for the optimal diagnosis, classification, risk stratification, and therapeutic decision-making for persons diagnosed with blood cancer. This new text specifically focuses on the genetic alterations essential for establishing diagnosis and...

The Whys of a Scientific Life

1st Edition

John R. Helliwell
October 11, 2018

The first in the Focus Series on Global Science Education, The Whys of a Scientific Life examines why scientists do what they do. Working from a diverse background in scientific research, including academic departments of physics and chemistry, as well as the scientific civil service, the author...

Writing High-Quality Medical Publications: A User's Manual

1st Edition

Stephen W Gutkin
August 24, 2018

The imperative to "publish and not perish" has never been more compelling. Yet millions of manuscripts are prepared each year without a clear path to publication by a peer-reviewed medical journal. Enter "The Gutkin Manual." Drawing from the author's distinguished, nearly 30-year career, this...

The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 17

1st Edition

Lodewijk C Palm, Huib J. Zuidervaart, Douglas Anderson, Elisabeth W. Entjes
June 22, 2018

The contents of the letters published here, again show the great range of subjects that occupied Van Leeuwenhoek: from sugar candy, the shape and crystal structure of diamonds, the dissolution of silver crystals in aqua fortis to gold dust from Guinea dissolved in aqua regia and the...

Blueprint for Engagement: Authentic Leadership

1st Edition

Norma T. Hollis
June 06, 2018

Authentic leadership is an approach to leadership that emphasizes building the leader’s legitimacy through honest relationships with followers which value their input and are built on an ethical foundation. By building trust and generating enthusiastic support from their subordinates, authentic...

Writing to Improve Healthcare: An Author’s Guide to Scholarly Publication, First Edition

1st Edition

David P. Stevens
May 24, 2018

This new book is a 'what and how to' guide to writing for successful scholarly publication in the emerging fields of healthcare improvement and patient safety. While there are many useful authors’ aids for scholarly biomedical publication, none focuses explicitly on these relatively new fields. It...

How to Think in Medicine: Reasoning, Decision Making, and Communication in Health Sciences and Professions

1st Edition

Milos Jenicek
May 15, 2018

Mastery of quality health care and patient safety begins as soon as we open the hospital doors for the first time and start acquiring practical experience. The acquisition of such experience includes much more than the development of sensorimotor skills and basic knowledge of sciences. It relies on...

Medical Statistics: An A-Z Companion, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Filomena Pereira-Maxwell
May 04, 2018

This invaluable, jargon-free guide to essential medical terminology in an accessible A-Z format is ideal for medical, allied health and biomedical science students and researchers, clinicians and health care practitioners. Avoiding the complex language that is so often a feature of...

Making the Most of Medical School: The Alternative Guide

1st Edition

Ashton Barnett-Vanes
December 20, 2017

This concise guide to medical school offers an alternative path to developing a diverse set of academic and professional skills for a successful career in medicine. Written for current and prospective medical students, chapters are structured around eight key themes relevant to the active ‘...

Service Extraordinaire: Unlocking the Value of Concierge Medicine

1st Edition

David Winter
December 20, 2017

Concierge medicine represents a relatively novel health care delivery model that is becoming more appealing both to providers and patients because of its potential to improve quality and value in health care. A gap exists in the current literature regarding the benefits and challenges associated...

Instant Wisdom for GPs: Pearls from All the Specialities

1st Edition

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...

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