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The Scientific Basis of Integrative Health

Leonard Wisneski
May 24, 2017

Since the first suffering supplicant offered a prayer to his god or the first mother cradled an ailing child in her caring arms, we have witnessed how human health and healing go beyond any inventory of parts and infusion of chemicals. We humans are a complex melding of thought, emotion, spirit and...

Research Methodologies for Beginners

Kitsakorn Locharoenrat
April 03, 2017

This textbook introduces the general points of view of research methodology in the scientific and engineering fields of studies and presents an overview of the technical and professional communication needed for article publication in journals. It comprises several practice exercises that will give...

Legal Issues in Medicine: An International Approach

Anil Aggrawal
March 15, 2017

Written by the editor of the Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, this practical book explains how to avoid such pitfalls of the medical professions as failure to diagnose, confidentiality, disclosure of information, lack of informed consent, and poor documentation. It aids doctors in all...

Advancing Healthcare Through Personalized Medicine

Priya Hays
March 13, 2017

This innovative book provides a unique perspective on the biomedical and societal implications of personalized medicine and how it will help mitigate the healthcare crisis and rein in ever-growing expenditure. It introduces the reader to underlying concepts at the heart of personalized medicine -...

Medical Tourism and Wellness: Hospitality Bridging Healthcare (H2H)

Frederick J. DeMicco
March 13, 2017

Medical Tourism and Wellness: Hospitality Bridging Healthcare (H2H) takes a systems approach to examining the growing field of medical tourism, one of the field’s hottest niches, with billions of dollars spent each year. This important book fills the need for a modern management book that looks at...

Prevention is Better than Cure: Learning from Adverse Events in Healthcare

Ian Leistikow
March 06, 2017

Adverse events occur in healthcare with worrying and surprising frequency and, of these, a substantial portion are preventable. This highly-readable book, translated and update from the original Dutch edition, presents 15 model case studies which have been carefully designed to explore common...

Advanced ICD-10 for Physicians Including Worker’s Compensation and Personal Injury

Eugene Fukumoto
March 03, 2017

ICD-10 is the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD), a medical classification list by the World Health Organization. It contains codes for diseases, signs and symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances, and...

Critical Appraisal from Papers to Patient: A Practical Guide

Duncan Bootland, Evan Coughlan, Robert Galloway, Stephanie Goubet, Emily McWhirter
February 02, 2017

Having an understanding of critical appraisal and evidence-based medicine is a prerequisite to being an effective clinician. However, critical appraisal is often taught by people not involved in day-to-day clinical care, meaning the clinical relevance is not always brought to the fore. This book...

Skills for a Scientific Life

John R. Helliwell
December 12, 2016

Being, or wanting to become, a scientist requires academic training in the science subjects. To succeed as a research scientist and educator requires specific as well as general skills. Skills for a Scientific Life provides insight into how to be successful. This career book is intended for...

How to Publish in Biomedicine: 500 Tips for Success, Third Edition

John Dixon, Louise Alder, Jane Fraser
November 18, 2016

Getting published is crucial for success in biomedicine. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced writer, you will find this book has fresh, practical tips on everyday issues. Based on the authors’ successful training courses and extensive experience of healthcare communications, this book will...

Concise Encyclopedia of Biostatistics for Medical Professionals

Abhaya Indrayan, Martin P. Holt
November 17, 2016

Concise Encyclopedia of Biostatistics for Medical Professionals focuses on conceptual knowledge and practical advice rather than mathematical details, enhancing its usefulness as a reference for medical professionals. The book defines and describes nearly 1000 commonly and not so commonly used...

Mastering the BMAT

Christopher Nordstrom, George Rendel, Luke Baxter
November 11, 2016

This is the first BMAT theory and practice book on the market, providing not only practice questions but breaking down the BMAT exam step-by-step. The authors, both leading specialists in BMAT training, focus on each section in turn, using many sample questions to carefully illustrate the theory...

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