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Better Value Health Checks: A Practical Guide

Nick Summerton
April 05, 2018

This book explores the practical aspects of setting up and assessing the quality of health checks. It is the first book to support clinicians and managers in enhancing the value of health checks in improving health outcomes, an increasingly essential goal for health services. The book will help...

Practical Manual of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic and Robotic Surgery: A Clinical Cook Book 3E

Resad Paya Pasic, Andrew I. Brill
March 28, 2018

This third edition has been extensively updated to provide the gynecologic surgeon with a state-of-the-art and practical resource that can be used to review or learn about commonly performed surgical procedures in minimally invasive gynecology. To meet the needs of both novice and experienced...

Cardiovascular Physiology: A Text and E-Resource for Active Learning

Burt B. Hamrell
March 28, 2018

Cardiovascular disease remains the chief cause of mortality and morbidity in adults in many parts of the world, and diagnosis and treatment is increasingly based on cellular, intracellular, and molecular parameters as well as systems analysis. Consequently, it is vital that medical students learn...

An Ebola Outbreak: Lessons from the 2014-2015 Epidemic

Gene Garrard Olinger, Jr.
March 26, 2018

This book recounts the Ebola Virus Outbreak of 2014-2015 by merging clinical and diagnostic issues with behavioral and political factors. Lessons learned are intended to help future respondents by improving coordination and collaboration. The book begins with a report of an earlier prediction of an...

Bailey & Love's Short Practice of Surgery, 27th Edition

Norman Williams, P Ronan O'Connell, Andrew McCaskie
March 21, 2018

Bailey & Love is the world famous textbook of surgery. Its comprehensive coverage includes the scientific basis of surgical practice, investigation, diagnosis, and pre-operative care. Trauma and Orthopaedics are included, as are the subspecialties of plastic and reconstructive, head and neck,...

Cognitive-Behavioral Art Therapy: From Behaviorism to the Third Wave

Marcia L. Rosal
March 19, 2018

Cognitive Behavioral Art Therapy explores the intersection of art therapy practices and principles within cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) theories and models. This timely new resource examines CBT theory as it relates to art therapy, and offers an argument for the inclusion of CBT within art...

Understanding Cancer Therapies

Prakash Srinivasan Timiri Shanmugam
March 15, 2018

This book is an introduction to cancer treatment, the basics of radio- and chemotherapy, drug actions, the eradication of cancer cells, and the origins and persistence of pharmacological and toxicological effects of drugs. It further provides ideas for research based on knowledge of cancer...

Ultrasound Assessment in Gynecologic Oncology

Juan Luis Alcázar
March 14, 2018

This innovative guide will help gynecologists or gynecologic surgeons to monitor the staging and progress of oncology treatment. An international expert here shows what office ultrasound can be used to achieve, how it correlates with other clinical findings, and how it can be integrated as...

Hip Joint in Adults: Advances and Developments

K. Mohan Iyer
March 13, 2018

This book gives important details of how surgery of the hip joint has evolved around the world. The 22 original chapters are written by experienced consultants, including Drs. John O'Donnell (Melbourne, Australia), Manfred Krieger and Ilan Elias (Frankfurt, Germany), and Nicholas Goddard (London,...

Dermoscopy Image Analysis

M. Emre Celebi, Teresa Mendonca, Jorge S. Marques
March 09, 2018

Dermoscopy is a noninvasive skin imaging technique that uses optical magnification and either liquid immersion or cross-polarized lighting to make subsurface structures more easily visible when compared to conventional clinical images. It allows for the identification of dozens of morphological...

Lung Imaging and Computer Aided Diagnosis

Ayman El-Baz, Jasjit S. Suri
March 09, 2018

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Early diagnosis can improve the effectiveness of treatment and increase a patient’s chances of survival. Thus, there is an urgent need for new technology to diagnose small, malignant lung nodules early as well as large...

Understanding Victimology: An Active-Learning Approach

Shelly Clevenger, Jordana N. Navarro, Catherine D. Marcum, George E. Higgins
March 06, 2018

Understanding Victimology: An Active-Learning Approach explains what the field of victimology is—including its major theoretical perspectives and research methods—and provides insight into the dynamics of various offline and online crimes from the victims’ vantage point. It is the only textbook to...

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