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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 ...

Get Through MRCOG Part 2: SBAs

Rekha Wuntakal, Madhavi Kalidindi, Tony Hollingworth
April 19, 2018

Get Through MRCOG Part 2: SBAs provides 3 exams' worth of questions mapped to the RCOG syllabus in the newly introduced SBA style. With detailed explanations and relevant references to guidelines, this is the definitive resource for those taking the MRCOG Part 2 examination....

Fluid Therapy for the Surgical Patient

Christer H. Svensen, Donald S. Prough, Liane Feldman, TJ Gan
April 19, 2018

Over the past decade, there have been a large number of important studies related to fluid management for the surgical patient, resulting in confusion on this critical aspect of patient care. Proper fluid therapy in the perioperative setting has always been important but has only recently had...

Stem Cell Oncology: Proceedings of the International Stem Cell and Oncology Conference (ISCOC, 2017), December 1-2, 2017, Medan, Indonesia

Cut Adeya Adella
April 18, 2018

Stem cell research is one of the fascinating areas of contemporary biology, but, as with many expanding fields of scientific inquiry, research on stem cells raises scientific questions as rapidly as it generates discoveries. Research on stem cell treatment continues to advance knowledge about how...

Physical Agents in the Environment and Workplace: Noise and Vibrations, Electromagnetic Fields and Ionizing Radiation

Gaetano Licitra, Giovanni d'Amore, Mauro Magnoni
April 13, 2018

This book explores environmental physical agents and their potential effect on public and occupational health. It considers the theory, current research, and applications of physical agents including noise, Ionizing radiation protection and non ionizing radiation protection, and explores the...

The Exercise Effect on Mental Health: Neurobiological Mechanisms

Henning Budde, Mirko Wegner
April 13, 2018

The Exercise Effect on Mental Health contains the most recent and thorough overview of the links between exercise and mental health, and the underlying mechanisms of the brain. The text will enhance interested clinicians’ and researchers’ understanding of the neurobiological effect of exercise on...

Asthma, COPD, and Overlap: A Case-Based Overview of Similarities and Differences

Jonathan A. Bernstein, Louis-Philippe Boulet, Michael E. Wechsler, MD,MMSc
April 11, 2018

Using illustrative case examples, this book thoroughly reviews similarities and differences between asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the overlap syndrome. It is important to highlight the distinctions because these commonly encountered conditions in respiratory and primary...

Levick's Introduction to Cardiovascular Physiology, Sixth Edition

Neil Herring, David J. Paterson
April 10, 2018

A sound knowledge of cardiovascular physiology is fundamental to understanding cardiovascular disease, exercise performance and may other aspects of human physiology. Cardiovascular physiology is a major component of all undergraduate courses in physiology, biomedical science and medicine, and this...

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,...

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