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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 ...

Writing High-Quality Medical Publications: A User's Manual

Stephen W Gutkin
July 20, 2018

The imperative to "publish and not perish" has never been more compelling. Yet millions of manuscripts are prepared each year without a clear path to publication by a peer-reviewed medical journal. Enter "The Gutkin Manual." Drawing from the author's distinguished, nearly 30-year career, this...

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...

Paediatric Surgical Diagnosis: Atlas of Disorders of Surgical Significance, Second Edition

Spencer Beasley, John Hutson, Mark D Stringer, Sebastian King, Warwick J. Teague
July 13, 2018

This second edition of Pediatric Disgnosis is a colour atlas of clinical conditions in pediatric surgery. It provides an illustrated guide to the diagnosis of all common and most rare paediatric surgical conditions. Extensively used for examination preparation, the atlas comprises 1400 photographs...

Complete OSCE Skills for Medical and Surgical Finals

Kate Tatham, Kinesh Patel
July 10, 2018

The Objective Structured Clinical Examination or OSCE for short is a familiar and often daunting experience for medical students. This book provides the essential information needed to tackle OSCE stations competently and with confidence. Over 150 topics are covered at the perfect level of detail...

Mastering the UKCAT: Second Edition

Dr Christopher Nordstrom, George Rendel, Dr Ricardo Tavares
July 10, 2018

Drawing on The Medic Portal’s proven track record, this fully-updated second edition of Mastering the UKCAT takes you step by step through the proven techniques that have helped thousands of students achieve top UKCAT scores. Our expert authors deconstruct all question types before leading you...

Overcoming Teenage Low Mood and Depression: A Five Areas Approach

Nicky Dummett, Chris Williams
July 04, 2018

Overcoming Teenage Low Mood and Depression: A Five Areas Approach uses the tried and tested Five Areas™ model of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to equip and empower young people experiencing low mood or depression with the key life skills they need to overcome these conditions. The Five...

Mitral Stenosis

Neeraj Parakh, Ravi S Math, Vivek Chaturvedi
July 03, 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...

The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 17

Lodewijk C Palm, Huib J. Zuidervaart, Douglas Anderson, Elisabeth W. Entjes
June 22, 2018

The contents of the letters published here, again show the great range of subjects that occupied Van Leeuwenhoek: from sugar candy, the shape and crystal structure of diamonds, the dissolution of silver crystals in aqua fortis to gold dust from Guinea dissolved in aqua regia and the...

Statistical Methods for Survival Trial Design: With Applications to Cancer Clinical Trials Using R

Jianrong Wu
June 18, 2018

Statistical Methods for Survival Trial Design: With Applications to Cancer Clinical Trials Using R provides a thorough presentation of the principles of designing and monitoring cancer clinical trials in which time-to-event is the primary endpoint. Traditional cancer trial designs with...

Essentials of Anesthesia for Neurotrauma

Hemanshu Prabhakar, Charu Mahajan, Indu Kapoor
June 18, 2018

This book aims to provide an overview of the basics of anesthesia for neurotrauma. It showcases how management of different neurotrauma cases may differ, especially those involving spine and or polytrauma. It provides quick and easy access to understand anesthesia for neurotrauma....

Probiotics in Mental Health

Colin R. Martin, Derek Larkin
June 15, 2018

The concept that the gut and brain are intricately linked is widely accepted not just within the lay community but increasingly within scientific and therapeutic circles as well. Terms such as "heartache" and "gut wrenching" are more than mere metaphor, they represent key fundamental aspects of...

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