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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 ...

Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Third Edition

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Johan Giesecke
March 27, 2017

Highly practical yet authoritative, the new edition of Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology has been thoroughly updated and revised in line with changing health concerns. This successful book continues to outline the tools available to the infectious disease student or clinician seeking a...

ENT OSCEs: A Guide to Passing the DO-HNS and MRCS (ENT) OSCE, Second Edition

Joseph Manjaly, Peter Kullar, Alison Carter, Richard Fox
March 24, 2017

Revised and expanded for the second edition, ENT OSCEs is an established full-colour revision guide covering all aspects of the DO-HNS and MRCS (ENT) OSCE. Written by a team of ENT specialty registrars, this accessible text follows a step-by-step approach with each test OSCE station based on the...

Research Methodologies for Beginners

Kitsakorn Locharoenrat
March 23, 2017

This textbook introduces the general points of view of research methodology in the scientific and engineering fields of studies and presents an overview of the technical and professional communication needed for article publication in journals. It comprises several practice exercises that will give...

A Guide to AIDS

Omar Bagasra, Donald Gene Pace
March 23, 2017

The Guide to AIDS is succinct review of HIV/AIDS from a human-interest perspective. Chapters focus on some of the common patterns and prevention of HIV transmission and debunks misconceptions about HIV and AIDS. Brief descriptions the human immune system and epidemiology of HIV are included. The...

Laboratory Models for Foodborne Infections

Dongyou Liu
March 21, 2017

Resulting from ingestion of inappropriately prepared or stored foods containing pathogenic viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites, foodborne infections have become a significant source of human morbidity and mortality worldwide in recent decades. This may be largely attributable to the remarkable...

Meta-Analysis in Psychiatry Research: Fundamental and Advanced Methods

Mallikarjun B. Hanji
March 21, 2017

This book introduces the latest meta-analytical methods and discusses their applications in the field of psychiatry. A comprehensive list of methods used in meta-analysis has been described in simple language and demonstrated with real-time examples. This informative volume explains the importance...

Advances in Biomolecular Medicine: Proceedings of the 4th BIBMC (Bandung International Biomolecular Medicine Conference) 2016 and the 2nd ACMM (ASEAN Congress on Medical Biotechnology and Molecular Biosciences), October 4-6, 2016, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia

Robert Hofstra, Noriyuki Koibuchi, Suthat Fucharoen
March 17, 2017

Advances in Biomolecular Medicine contains the selected papers presented at the 4th BIBMC (Bandung International Biomolecular Medicine Conference) and the 2nd ACMM (ASEAN Congress on Medical Biotechnology and Molecular Biosciences), hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Padjadjaran University, Bandung...

Legal Issues in Medicine: An International Approach

Anil Aggrawal
March 15, 2017

Written by the editor of the Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, this practical book explains how to avoid such pitfalls of the medical professions as failure to diagnose, confidentiality, disclosure of information, lack of informed consent, and poor documentation. It aids doctors in all...

Emergencies in Psychiatry in Low- and Middle-income Countries, Second Edition

Thara Rangaswamy, Lakshmi Vijayakumar
March 15, 2017

There is a need to not only understand psychiatric emergencies in low- and middle-income countries but also to formulate logical and acceptable forms of intervention. This book gives the reader an overview of the kinds of psychiatric emergencies that can occur and the strategies employed to manage...

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

Zoja Milovanovic, Abisola Adeleye
March 14, 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...

Deep Imaging in Tissue and Biomedical Materials: Using Linear and Nonlinear Optical Methods

Lingyan Shi, Robert R. Alfano
March 14, 2017

The use of light for probing and imaging biomedical media is promising for the development of safe, noninvasive, and inexpensive clinical imaging modalities with diagnostic ability. The advent of ultrafast lasers has enabled applications of nonlinear optical processes, which allow deeper imaging in...

Standard Operational Procedures in Reproductive Medicine: Laboratory and Clinical Practice

Botros Rizk, Markus Montag
March 14, 2017

Compiled by two experts in Reproductive Medicine, with contributions from internationally respected specialists, this innovative text lets the whole team in Reproductive Medicine get literally on the same page. Taking a cook-book approach to the operational procedures in the laboratory and in the...

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