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

  • 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 – 2018-02-27 
    CRC Press

  • Imaging for Plastic Surgery book cover

    Imaging for Plastic Surgery

    Edited by Luca Saba, Warren M. Rozen, Alberto Alonso-Burgos, Diego Ribuffo

    Preoperative imaging is increasingly being adopted for preoperative planning in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Accurate preoperative analysis can reduce the length of operations and maximize surgical design and dissection techniques. Imaging for Plastic Surgery covers the techniques,…

    eBook – 2017-11-30 
    CRC Press

  • Negotiating Ageing: Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life book cover

    Negotiating Ageing

    Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life

    By Simon Biggs

    The demographic shift occurring as a result of an ageing international population brings with it the challenge of cultural adaptation as we begin to rethink the purpose of a long life, intergenerational relations, and the social connectedness and value of older adults. Solutions which have been…

    eBook – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Practical Uveitis: Understanding the Grape book cover

    Practical Uveitis

    Understanding the Grape

    By Gwyn Samuel Williams, Mark Westcott

    This accessible, jargon-free guide to uveitis for non-specialists explains in practical, easy-to-understand language how to diagnose and manage inflammatory eye disease. Describing in simple terms how to differentiate between the various inflammatory eye diseases, which investigations to choose,…

    eBook – 2017-11-15
    CRC Press

  • Tumors and Cancers: Endocrine Glands – Blood – Marrow – Lymph book cover

    Tumors and Cancers

    Endocrine Glands – Blood – Marrow – Lymph

    By Dongyou Liu

    Tumors and Cancers: Endocrine Glands – Blood – Marrow – Lymph provides succinct reviews of neoplastic growths disrupting normal functions of affected structures. Each chapter presents a state of the art summary of tumor/cancer of a particular type in relation to its biology, epidemiology, disease…

    eBook – 2017-11-15
    CRC Press
    Pocket Guides to Biomedical Sciences

  • Biodental Engineering IV: Proceedings of the IV International Conference on Biodental Engineering, June 21-23, 2016, Porto, Portugal book cover

    Biodental Engineering IV

    Proceedings of the IV International Conference on Biodental Engineering, June 21-23, 2016, Porto, Portugal

    Edited by R.M. Natal Jorge, J.C. Reis Campos, Mário A.P. Vaz, Sónia M. Santos, Joao Manuel R.S. Tavares

    Since dentistry is a branch of medicine with its own peculiarities and very diverse areas of action, it can be considered as an interdisciplinary field. BIODENTAL ENGINEERING IV contains the full papers presented at the 4th International Conference on Biodental Engineering (BIODENTAL 2016, Vila…

    eBook – 2017-11-14
    CRC Press

  • Terminology for Medical Administrators book cover

    Terminology for Medical Administrators

    By Mari Robbins, Janet Wetherfield

    Many refugees and asylum seekers now in the United Kingdom have trained and worked as doctors nurses midwives and other professionals allied to medicine in the countries from which they have departed. However refugees face considerable problems and difficulties in their quest to continue or resume…

    eBook – 2017-11-13
    CRC Press

  • Nursing in General Practice: The Toolkit for Nurses and Health Care Assistants book cover

    Nursing in General Practice

    The Toolkit for Nurses and Health Care Assistants

    By Pam Campbell, Anne Longbottom, Alison Pooler

    This indispensable toolkit is full of practical hints and tips to enhance and develop the role of nursing in general practice. The user-friendly, straight-forward style makes it great for quick reference, bringing together all the basic information required to find a clear career path. This toolkit…

    eBook – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Poisons: An Introduction for Forensic Investigators book cover

    Poisons

    An Introduction for Forensic Investigators

    By David J. George

    A unique book on recognition and investigation of criminal poisoning for investigators of all backgrounds and stages of their careers. Poisons: An Introduction for Forensic Investigators is a concise yet comprehensive overview of toxicants and unanticipated circumstances in which poisoning…

    eBook – 2017-11-13
    Auerbach Publications

  • The Economics of US Health Care Policy book cover

    The Economics of US Health Care Policy

    By Charles E. Phelps, Stephen T. Parente

    In this book, Phelps and Parente explore the US health care system and set out the case for its reform. They trace the foundations of today’s system, and show how distortions in the incentives facing participants in the health care market could be corrected in order to achieve lower costs, a higher…

    eBook – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants: Herbal Reference Library book cover

    Handbook of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants

    Herbal Reference Library

    By L.D. Kapoor

    This handbook is filled with over 50 illustrations and descriptions of approximately 250 plants which are used for herbal medicine. It includes information on medicinal plants ranging from Abies spectabilis to Zizyphus vulgaris. The purpose of this handbook is to make available a reference for easy…

    eBook – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Emergency Care of Minor Trauma in Children, Third Edition book cover

    Emergency Care of Minor Trauma in Children, Third Edition

    By Ffion Davies, Colin E. Bruce, Kate Taylor-Robinson

    Succinct and highly illustrated, the third edition of this handy pocket guide enables practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care. Each chapter has been updated to reflect changes to the treatment for the injury based on recent research and new…

    eBook – 2017-11-10
    CRC Press

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