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Handbook of Clinical Anaesthesia, Fourth edition

Brian Pollard, Gareth Kitchen
September 26, 2017

Written and edited by experts in the field, the Handbook of Clinical Anaesthesia provides all the essential practical knowledge required by anaesthetists on co-existing medical conditions, operative procedures, and techniques. The fourth edition retains the concise and comprehensive nature of the...

Health Promotion in Disease Outbreaks and Health Emergencies

Glenn Laverack
September 26, 2017

The book is exceptionally timely and will be of interest to many professionals, students and academics. I am not aware of any other book that covers this important topic. Glenn Laverack brings credibility and kudos having direct experience of health emergencies and seen as a leading academic...

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

John Edmonstone
September 22, 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...

Dietary Phosphorus: Health, Nutrition, and Regulatory Aspects

Jaime Uribarri, Mona S Calvo
September 20, 2017

Phosphorus is an essential element occurring in most foods. In typical Western diets, it is not harmful but does adversely affect tissues in the body when given in excess or paucity. This book provides a comprehensive review of various aspects of phosphorus in relation to human nutrition....

The Biology of the First 1,000 Days

Crystal D Karakochuk, Kyly C. Whitfield, Tim J Green, Klaus Kraemer
September 20, 2017

The first 1,000 days, from conception to two years of age, is a critical period of growth and development. Exposures to dietary, environmental, hormonal, and other stressors during this window have been associated with an increased risk of poor health outcomes, some of which are irreversible. The...

Principles and Practice of Image-Guided Radiation Therapy of Lung Cancer

Jing Cai, Joe Y. Chang, Fang-Fang Yin
September 19, 2017

This book gives a comprehensive overview on the use of image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) in the treatment of lung cancer, covering step-by-step guidelines for clinical implementations, fundamental principles and key technical advances. It covers benefits and limitations of techniques as well as...

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...

Pre-Clinical Medicine: SAQs, MCQs and EMQs

Calver Pang, Ibraz Hussain, John Francis Mayberry
September 19, 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...

Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition

Jonathan Dakin, Mark Mottershaw, Elena Kourteli
September 18, 2017

Respiratory problems are the most common cause of acute admission to hospital. A variety of diagnostic investigations are required, both for acute and clinic assessment. Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition familiarises both trainees and more experienced clinicians with the...

Tumors and Cancers: Skin – Soft Tissue – Bone – Urogenitals

Dongyou Liu
September 14, 2017

Tumors and Cancers: Skin – Soft Tissue – Bone – Urogenitals provides succinct reviews of neoplastic growths disrupting normal functions of affected structures. Each chapter presents a state of the art summary of tumor/cancer of a particular type in relation to its biology, epidemiology, disease...

Tumors and Cancers: Head – Neck – Heart – Lung – Gut

Dongyou Liu
September 14, 2017

Tumors and cancers are insidious diseases characterized by uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that extend beyond their usual boundaries and disrupt the normal functions of affected organs. Forming the second of the four volumes devoted to tumors and cancers, this volume focuses on the head/neck,...

Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction

Cynthia M. Kuhn, George F. Koob
September 14, 2017

Understanding the phenomenon of long-lasting vulnerability to addiction is essential to developing successful treatments. Written by an international team of authorities in their respective fields, Advances in the Neuroscience of Addiction provides an excellent overview of the available...

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