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The Whats of a Scientific Life

1st Edition

John R. Helliwell
October 21, 2019

This book completes a scientific life trilogy of books following on from the Hows (i.e. skills) and the Whys is now the Whats of a scientific life. Starting with just what is science, then on to what is physics, what is chemistry and what is biology the book discusses career situations in terms of...

The Evolution of Medical Genetics: A British Perspective

1st Edition

Peter S. Harper
September 30, 2019

This informative new book presents an accessible account of the development of medical genetics over the past 70 years, one of the most important areas of 20th, and now 21st, century science and medicine. Based largely on the author’s personal involvement and career as a leader in the field over...

Advancing Professional Development through CPE in Public Health

1st Edition

Ira Nurmala, Yashwant V. Pathak
August 12, 2019

The education division is a prominent part of the public health profession. It focuses on educating individuals and communities to promote health and prevent disease. The educators are drawn from a diverse range of disciplines and defined as professionally prepared individuals who serve in a...

A Spotlight on the History of Ancient Egyptian Medicine

1st Edition

Ibrahim M. Eltorai
August 07, 2019

This unique volume provides the reader with an outline of ancient Egyptian civilization, history and culture. It reviews the ancient Egyptian understanding of human health and disease, medical and herbal treatments for various conditions based on primary sources found in ancient papyri. The reader...

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...

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...

Pocket Tutor Clinical Examination

2nd Edition

Peter Cartledge, Catherine Cartledge, Caleb Van Essen, Andrew Lockey
December 12, 2018

Titles in the Pocket Tutor series give practical guidance on subjects that medical students and foundation doctors need help with ‘on the go’, at a highly-affordable price that puts them within reach of those rotating through modular courses or working on attachment. Topics reflect information...

Precision Haematological Cancer Medicine

1st Edition

Tariq Mughal
November 02, 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...

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...

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...

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