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Enhancing Surgical Performance: A Primer in Non-technical Skills

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Rhona Flin, George G. Youngson, Steven Yule
July 28, 2015

Enhancing Surgical Performance: A Primer in Non-Technical Skills explains why non-technical skills are vital for safe and effective performance in the operating theatre. The book provides a full account, with supporting empirical evidence, of the Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons (NOTSS) system and ...

The Fifteen Minute Hour: Efficient and Effective Patient-Centered Consultation Skills, Sixth Edition

Marian R. Stuart, Joseph A. Lieberman
August 17, 2018

The Fifteen Minute Hour remains an established support for primary care practitioners aiming to increase patient satisfaction without adding significantly to the length of a visit. This sixth edition emphasies a patient-centred approach to help practitioners enhance the therapeutic relationship...

Management Options in Breast Cancer: Case Histories, Best Practice, and Clinical Decision-Making

John Benson, Ismail Jatoi
August 16, 2018

Management Options in Breast Cancer is the only comprehensive resource devoted to exploring the systematic approach to breast cancer diagnosis, surgery, and postoperative care. This guide is an ideal tool for oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, and gynecologists seeking alternative management...

Epigenetics and Assisted Reproduction: An Introductory Guide

Cristina Camprubí, Joan Blanco
August 16, 2018

Epigenetics is the study of how certain genes are activated without modification at the DNA sequence level, resulting in genetically similar individuals having different clinical outcomes. As contemporary medicine increasingly aims to personalize the medical approach to a patient's genetic profile,...

The Beginner's Guide to Intensive Care: A Handbook for Junior Doctors and Allied Professionals

Nitin Arora, Shondipon K. Laha
August 15, 2018

‘…provides an excellent introduction to the management of acute illness for all clinical staff, and a solid foundation for those who choose to make ICM a fulfilling life-long career.’ From the Foreword by Julian Bion, Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, University of Birmingham Ideal for...

Mitral Stenosis

Neeraj Parakh, Ravi S Math, Vivek Chaturvedi
August 14, 2018

Comprehensive book on mitral stenosis not only compiles the existing published knowledge and literature about mitral stenosis in a succinct manner but also has input from experts having years of experience in this field. It will serve as an authentic reference and a ready reckoner for cardiology...

Making Sense of Exercise Testing

Robert B. Schoene, H. Thomas Robertson
August 09, 2018

This book makes sense of complex topics by distilling them to basic concepts. It provides normal physiology integrated with indications for and evaluation of disease states. With a fresh clinical approach, it helps answer reoccurring questions....

Hair and Scalp Disorders: Medical, Surgical, and Cosmetic Treatments, Second Edition

Amy J. McMichael, Maria K. Hordinsky
August 08, 2018

A succinct and comprehensive guide examining the treatment of hair and scalp disorders, with a special emphasis on how hair type, morphology, and ethnicity can impact on hair disease and treatment. This updated and revised second edition builds on a successful first edition with additional chapters...

50 Landmark Papers Every Spine Surgeon Should Know

Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA, Jefferson R. Wilson, MD, Charles G. Fisher, MD, MHSc, FRCSC
August 02, 2018

  There has been an exponential increase in the volume and quality of published research relating to spine care over the last several decades. Among thousands of articles, a small fraction has been shown to be truly "game changing," forcing the entire field to pause and take notice. These...

Paediatric Radiology for MRCPCH and FRCR, Second Edition

Christopher Schelvan, Annabel Copeman, Jacqueline Davis, Annmarie Jeanes, Jane Young
July 26, 2018

Radiology plays a fundamental role in the diagnosis and management of childhood diseases. This is reflected in both paediatric and radiology post graduate exams, where candidates are expected to have a working knowledge of paediatric pathology, clinical manifestations and appropriate radiological...

Cardiovascular Cell Therapy

Charles R. Bridges
July 26, 2018

This book focuses on critical and in-depth reviews of gene- based therapeutics and their clinical applications. To achieve this, the book will covers a range of up-to-date topics on gene therapy: (i) strategies of genetic manipulation, (ii) targets for intervention, (iii) appropriate vector systems...

ENT Medicine and Surgery: Illustrated Clinical Cases

Simon Kinglsey Wickham Lloyd, Manohar Bance, Jayesh Doshi
July 17, 2018

This practical ENT reference guide includes over 100 clinical case scenarios, ranging from basic ENT issues to more challenging clinical cases, presented randomly as they would occur in real life. Each scenario includes thought-provoking questions followed by reasoned answers and is superbly...

Cell Therapy for Diseases of Skeletal Muscle

Martin K. Childers
July 15, 2018

This book deals with new therapies that use cells such as stem cells to treat, retard, or even cure devastating muscle diseases such as Parkinson's, Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS), and muscular dystrophy. The text is divided into two parts. The first part contains chapters by contributors establishing...

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