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Engineering-Medicine: Principles and Applications of Engineering in Medicine

1st Edition

Lawrence S. Chan, William C. Tang
May 16, 2019

This transformative textbook, first of its kind to incorporate engineering principles into medical education and practice, will be a useful tool for physicians, medical students, biomedical engineers, biomedical engineering students, and healthcare executives. The central approach of the proposed...

Mastering the UCAT, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Dr Christopher Nordstrom, Christopher Nordstrom, George Rendel, Dr Ricardo Tavares, Ricardo Tavares
April 25, 2019

Drawing on The Medic Portal’s established track record, the third edition of this popular revision aid, retitled Mastering the UCAT to reflect the extension of the former UK-specific exam to prospective medical and dental students in Australia and New Zealand, takes you, step by step, through the...

Assessing Competence in Medicine and Other Health Professions

1st Edition

Claudio Violato
January 02, 2019

This comprehensive, yet accessible, text demystifies the challenging area of competence assessement in medicine and the health sciences, providing a clear framework and the tools for anyone working or studying in this area. Written by a single, highly experienced, author, the content benefits from...

Video-Reflexive Ethnography in Health Research and Healthcare Improvement: Theory and Application

1st Edition

Rick Iedema, Katherine Carroll, Aileen Collier, Su-Yin Hor, Jessica Mesman, Mary Wyer
January 02, 2019

This innovative, practical guide introduces researchers to the use of the video reflexive ethnography in health and health services research. This methodology has enjoyed increasing popularity among researchers internationally and has been inspired by developments across a range of disciplines:...

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...

Practical Management and Leadership for Doctors: Second Edition

2nd Edition

John Wattis, Stephen Curran, Elizabeth Cotton
September 14, 2018

This practical, concise book will help every medical manager survive and thrive in the increasingly challenging world of healthcare. It offers a hands-on introduction to the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviour required to succeed in a modern healthcare setting. Focussing on common issues and...

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...

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...

The Inner Physician

1st Edition

Roger Neighbour
May 10, 2018

In this final volume of his best-selling 'Inner' trilogy, Roger Neighbour explores the relationship between a doctor's professional and private selves. He suggests that the mind of every doctor retains an untrained 'ordinary human being' part - their Inner Physician - which makes an important,...

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...

General Practice Today: A Practical Guide to Modern Consultations

1st Edition

Jane Wilcock
March 02, 2018

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...

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 ‘...

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