E-books: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

  • Noninvasive Molecular Markers in Gynecologic Cancers book cover

    Noninvasive Molecular Markers in Gynecologic Cancers

    Edited by Debmalya Barh, Mehmet Gunduz

    Early detection is critical for any given cancer. With the advent of the latest omics technologies, molecular markers in combination with conventional diagnostic and screening methods are emerging as next-generation early diagnostic and prognostic strategies that can allow early-stage diagnosis,…

    eBook – 2018-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Fingerprinting Analysis and Quality Control Methods of Herbal Medicines book cover

    Fingerprinting Analysis and Quality Control Methods of Herbal Medicines

    By Ravindra Kumar Pandey, Shiv Shankar Shukla, Amber Vyas, Vishal Jain, Parag Jain, Shailendra Saraf

    Due to the increase in the consumption of herbal medicine, there is a need to know which scientifically based methods are appropriate for assessing the quality of herbal medicines. Fingerprinting has emerged as a suitable technique for quality estimation. Chemical markers are used for evaluation of…

    eBook – 2018-07-09 
    CRC Press

  • Law, Palliative Care and Dying: Legal and Ethical Challenges book cover

    Law, Palliative Care and Dying

    Legal and Ethical Challenges

    By John Lombard

    Law, Palliative Care and Dying critically examines the role of the legal framework in shaping the boundaries of palliative care practice. The work underlines the importance of a distinct legal framework for specialist palliative care which can provide clarity for both the healthcare professional…

    eBook – 2018-05-16
    Routledge

  • Osteoporosis: A Lifecourse Epidemiology Approach to Skeletal Health book cover

    Osteoporosis

    A Lifecourse Epidemiology Approach to Skeletal Health

    Edited by Nicholas C Harvey, Cyrus Cooper

    This is the first book to document comprehensively the ‘state of the art’ in the lifecourse epidemiology of osteoporosis. In detailed chapters, expert contributors describe the current and projected future burden of disease, developments in the understanding of risk factors for osteoporosis from…

    eBook – 2018-05-16
    CRC Press

  • Medical Statistics: An A-Z Companion, Second Edition book cover

    Medical Statistics

    An A-Z Companion, Second Edition

    By Filomena Pereira-Maxwell

    This invaluable, jargon-free guide to essential medical terminology in an accessible A-Z format is ideal for medical, allied health and biomedical science students and researchers, clinicians and health care practitioners. Avoiding the complex language that is so often a feature of…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    CRC Press

  • Dermatologic Surgery with Radiofrequency: Art of Successful Practice book cover

    Dermatologic Surgery with Radiofrequency

    Art of Successful Practice

    By Bipin Deshpande

    This book offers useful insight into the new dermatologic surgical applications of radiofrequency, besides elaborating the basic applications of the same exhaustively. This book will also provide invaluable practical inputs for the skillful management of surgery in Dermatology and Aesthetic…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    CRC Press

  • Radiotherapy and Clinical Radiobiology of Head and Neck Cancer book cover

    Radiotherapy and Clinical Radiobiology of Head and Neck Cancer

    By Loredana G. Marcu, Iuliana Toma-Dasu, Alexandru Dasu, Claes Mercke

    Common factors that lead to treatment failure in head and neck cancer are the lack of tumour oxygenation, the accelerated division of cancer cells during treatment, and radioresistance. These tumour-related challenges and possible ways to overcome them are covered in this book, authored by three…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    CRC Press
    Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

  • Dying to be Ill: True Stories of Medical Deception book cover

    Dying to be Ill

    True Stories of Medical Deception

    By Marc D. Feldman, Gregory P. Yates

    Most of us can recall a time when we pretended to be sick to reap the benefits that go along with illness. By playing sick, we gained sympathy, care, and attention, and were excused from our responsibilities. Though doing so on occasion is considered normal, there are those who carry their…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Advances in Particle Therapy: A Multidisciplinary Approach book cover

    Advances in Particle Therapy

    A Multidisciplinary Approach

    Edited by Manjit Dosanjh, Jacques Bernier

    Hadron therapy is a groundbreaking new method of treating cancer. Boasting greater precision than other therapies, this therapy is now utilised in many clinical settings and the field is growing. More than 50 medical facilities currently perform (or are planned to perform) this treatment, with this…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    CRC Press
    Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

  • Breastfeeding and Medication book cover

    Breastfeeding and Medication

    2nd Edition

    By Wendy Jones

    Sadly, women often feel they have no alternative but to give up breastfeeding, having been prescribed or purchased medication. In many cases, however, this is unnecessary. This book outlines the evidence base for the use of medication during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding and Medication presents a…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Medicine, Health and Being Human book cover

    Medicine, Health and Being Human

    Edited by Lesa Scholl

    Medicine, Health and Being Human begins a conversation to explore how the medical has defined us: that is, the ways in which perspectives of medicine and health have affected cultural understandings of what it means to be human. With chapters that span from the early modern period through to the…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Experimental Models of Diabetes book cover

    Experimental Models of Diabetes

    Edited by John H. McNeill

    An extremely useful text for research Internationally renowned experts describe the models, provide data obtained with those models, and discuss the relative usefulness of models in relation to the diabetic syndrome in humans. The first section examines the most widely used model, the…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

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