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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 ...

Tooth Whitening Techniques

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Linda Greenwall
May 01, 2017

The field of tooth whitening has continued to develop as more and more dental practitioners have turned to cosmetic dentistry and associated aesthetic facial procedures. This new edition of an acclaimed text covers recent technical innovations, but also looks at the latest innovations in practice...

Cellular Analysis by Atomic Force Microscopy

Malgorzata Lekka
April 30, 2017

Despite substantial evidence showing the feasibility of Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) to identify cells with altered elastic and adhesive properties, the use of this technique as a complementary diagnostic method remains controversial. This book is designed to be a practical textbook that teaches...

Carrier-Mediated Dermal Delivery: Applications in the Prevention and Treatment of Skin Disorders

Andreia Ascenso, Helena Ribeiro, Sandra Simoes
April 30, 2017

This book presents new approaches for skin aging and photocarcinogenesis and topical formulations based on nanocarrier systems for skin disorders. It discusses cosmeceuticals, laser, photodynamic therapy, and melatonin-based treatments as important strategies for photoaging management. Photodynamic...

Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Surgery: Case Studies

Victoria A. Lane, Richard J. Wood, Carlos A. Reck-Burneo, Marc A. Levitt
April 30, 2017

This new handbook teaches and explains the key principles in the management of complex pediatric colorectal diagnoses. By using case-based presentations, radiographic images, operative images with Multiple Choice Questions to test knowledge, this book serves as an invaluable educational tool. ‘...

Making Sense of Fluids and Electrolytes: A hands-on guide

Zoja Milovanovic, Abisola Adeleye
April 26, 2017

Interpreting the fluid requirements of a patient and working out what to do next can seem like a daunting task for the non-specialist, yet it is a skill that any doctor, nurse or paramedic needs to be fully appraised of and comfortable with. Making Sense of Fluids and Electrolytes has been written...

Sensitive Skin Syndrome, Second Edition

Golara Honari, Rosa Andersen, Howard L. Maibach
April 25, 2017

Sensitive skin is a widely reported condition where there is subjective cutaneous hyper-reactivity to environmental factors. Progress has been made in many aspects of the background science that will help clinicians in their management of patients presenting with the condition. This new text sums...

100 Cases in General Practice, Second Edition

Anne E. Stephenson, Martin Mueller, John Grabinar
April 25, 2017

The new edition of this best-selling title from the popular 100 cases series explores common scenarios that will be encountered by the medical student and junior doctor when working in the community setting, and which are likely to feature in qualifying examinations. The book covers a comprehensive...

Handbook of Visual Optics, Two-Volume Set

Pablo Artal
April 20, 2017

Handbook of Visual Optics offers an authoritative overview of encyclopedic knowledge in the field of physiological optics. It builds from fundamental concepts to the science and technology of instruments and practical procedures of vision correction, integrating expert knowledge from physics,...

Heart Mechanics: Magnetic Resonance Imaging—The Complete Guide

El-Sayed H. Ibrahim
April 19, 2017

This book details the latest research on magnetic resonance (MRI) tagging technology related to heart mechanics. The book compare and contrast different tagging techniques, explain different imaging sequences and post processing algorithms, and associate the tagging techniques with different...

Mind Maps for Medical Students Clinical Specialties

Olivia Smith
April 19, 2017

This brand new revision aid has been designed as a companion to the popular Mind Maps for Medical Students, from the same author, to help medical students memorize essential facts in the key specialty areas of psychiatry, obstetrics & gynaecology, paediatrics, ophthalmology, ENT, dermatology...

Cancer Genetics and Genomics for Personalized Medicine

Il-Jin Kim
April 18, 2017

This book covers almost all fields of cancer genetics and genomics for personalized medicine. Targeted therapy, or precision medicine, or personalized medicine is becoming a standard treatment for many diseases, including cancer. However, how much do we know about the personalized medicine approach...

Pediatric Neurology, Second Edition

James Bale, Joshua L. Bonkowsky, Gary L. Hedlund, Denise Morita
April 18, 2017

The fundamental goal of the revised edition of this acclaimed text is to provide comprehensive, practical, and straightforward information about the developing nervous system that is as relevant to those embarking on careers in pediatric neurology as it will be to the experienced practitioner who...

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