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Mastering the UKCAT: Second Edition

Dr Christopher Nordstrom, George Rendel, Dr Ricardo Tavares
July 10, 2018

Drawing on The Medic Portal’s proven track record, this fully-updated second edition of Mastering the UKCAT takes you step by step through the proven techniques that have helped thousands of students achieve top UKCAT scores. Our expert authors deconstruct all question types before leading you...

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

Stephen W Gutkin
July 06, 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

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

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

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

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

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 ‘...

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...

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...

Staying Human During the Foundation Programme and Beyond: How to thrive after medical school

Allan Peterkin, Alan Bleakley
September 19, 2017

The ultimate enrichment and survival guide for Foundation Programme doctors, Staying Human During the Foundation Programme and Beyond provides time-tested advice and the latest information on every aspect of a junior doctor's life – from clinical transitions, to coping with stress, enhancing...

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

John Edmonstone
September 12, 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...

Medical Leadership: The key to medical engagement and effective organisations, Second Edition

Peter Spurgeon, John Clark
August 07, 2017

This title is a comprehensive account of the key aspects of medical leadership. A highly accessible, text book-style resource, it explores how the medical profession has evolved in tandem with administrative and structural aspects of the NHS. Assuming leadership roles at all stages of their...

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