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Foundations of Evidence-Based Medicine: Clinical Epidemiology and Beyond, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Milos Jenicek
November 11, 2019

This comprehensive text focuses on reasoning, critical thinking and pragmatic decision making in medicine. Based on the author’s extensive experience and filled with definitions, formulae, flowcharts and checklists, this fully revised second edition continues to provide invaluable guidance to the...

Medical Immunology, 7th Edition

7th Edition

Gabriel Virella
October 16, 2019

This seventh edition of Medical Immunology, now in a full-color presentation, continues to provide a succinct clinical review of the human response to infection while being firmly grounded in science. The authors, distinguished and experienced educators, have been able to anticipate readers’...

The Doctor's Communication Handbook, 8th Edition

8th Edition

Peter Tate, Francesca Frame
July 30, 2019

Of previous editions: '... breaks new ground in its readability … It is concise, wise, and firmly pragmatic'. British Medical Journal 'Since it was first published in 1994, Peter Tate’s The Doctor’s Communication Handbook has been essential reading to improve GP registrars’ communication skills'....

Survival Guide to General Chemistry

1st Edition

Patrick E. McMahon, Rosemary McMahon, Bohdan Khomtchouk
February 25, 2019

This work evolved over thirty combined years of teaching general chemistry to a variety of student demographics. The focus is not to recap or review the theoretical concepts well described in the available texts.Instead, the topics and descriptions in this book make available specific, detailed...

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:...

100 Notable Names from General Practice

1st Edition

Neil Metcalfe
December 13, 2018

This fascinating book presents 100 biographies of general practitioners, the majority of whom have made key contributions to the development of general practice and medicine, but also some who have influenced society through engineering, literature, music, politics, sport and other fields....

Precision Medicine in Cancers and Non-Communicable Diseases

1st Edition

Debmalya Barh
October 02, 2018

The availability of human genome, large amount of data on individual genetic variations, environmental interactions, influence of lifestyle, and cutting-edge tools and technologies for big-data analysis have led to the era of clinical practice of "Precision Medicine". This book aims to provide a...

Complete OSCE Skills for Medical and Surgical Finals

2nd Edition

Kate Tatham, Kinesh Patel
July 10, 2018

The Objective Structured Clinical Examination or OSCE for short is a familiar and often daunting experience for medical students. This book provides the essential information needed to tackle OSCE stations competently and with confidence. Over 150 topics are covered at the perfect level of detail...

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 ‘...

A Guide to Cancer: Origins and Revelations

1st Edition

Melford John
November 16, 2017

A Guide to Cancer: Origins and Revelations unfolds the complex and fascinating topic of cancer in two ways: firstly, no specialist knowledge is assumed on the part of the reader, and secondly, despite the serious nature of the topics, the book aims to stimulate interest, provoke thought, and...

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

1st Edition

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...

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