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

  • The Anthropology of Epidemics book cover

    The Anthropology of Epidemics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann H. Kelly, Frédéric Keck, Christos Lynteris

    Over the past decades, infectious disease epidemics have come to increasingly pose major global health challenges to humanity. The Anthropology of Epidemics approaches epidemics as total social phenomena: processes and events which encompass and exercise a transformational impact on social life…

    eBook – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • The Profession and Practice of Horticultural Therapy book cover

    The Profession and Practice of Horticultural Therapy

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca L. Haller, Karen L. Kennedy, Christine L. Capra

    The Profession and Practice of Horticultural Therapy is a comprehensive guide to the theories that horticultural therapists use as a foundation for their practice and provides wide-ranging illustrative models of programming. This book aims to enhance understanding and provide insight into the…

    eBook – 2019-01-23 
    CRC Press

  • Statistical Methods in Psychiatry Research and SPSS book cover

    Statistical Methods in Psychiatry Research and SPSS

    2nd Edition

    By M. Venkataswamy Reddy

    This volume, Statistical Methods in Psychiatry Research and SPSS, now going into its second edition, has been helping psychiatrists expand their knowledge of statistical methods and fills the gaps in their applications as well as introduces data analysis software. It addresses the statistical needs…

    eBook – 2019-01-22 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Basic Notes in Psychiatry book cover

    Basic Notes in Psychiatry

    1st Edition

    By Michael Levi

    Junior hospital psychiatrists, general practitioners and medical students will find this book a valuable study aid, as will psychiatric nurses, psychiatric social workers, psychiatric occupational therapists and clinical psychologists.…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    CRC Press

  • Drugs in Society: The Epidemiologically Based Needs Assessment Reviews, Vols 1 & 2 book cover

    Drugs in Society

    The Epidemiologically Based Needs Assessment Reviews, Vols 1 & 2, 1st Edition

    By Jane Fountain, Dirk J Korf, David Elliman

    This title includes Foreword by Paul Griffiths, Scientific Coordinator, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), Portugal. "Provocative. Stimulating. Reflect[s] the diverse and eclectic nature of drug use in Europe and, in doing so, makes for a rich reading experience. This…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    CRC Press

  • Care in Mental Health-Substance Use book cover

    Care in Mental Health-Substance Use

    1st Edition

    By David B. Cooper

    The Mental Health-Substance Use series provides clear guidance for professionals on this complex and increasingly recognised field. It concentrates on the concerns, dilemmas and concepts that impact on the life and well-being of affected individuals and those close to them, as well as the future…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    CRC Press

  • Ethnobotany: Local Knowledge and Traditions book cover

    Ethnobotany

    Local Knowledge and Traditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jose L. Martinez, Amner Munoz-Acevedo, Mahendra Rai

    Ethnobotany: Local Knowledge and Traditions discusses various plants that have actually been used in traditional medicine for a specific ailment. It desribes the biological effectiveness (activities) related to each "sickness" which have been scientifically verified. This book will also discuss the…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    CRC Press

  • Primary FRCA in a Box, Second Edition book cover

    Primary FRCA in a Box, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Sarah Armstrong, Barry Clifton, Lionel Davis

    Primary FRCA in a Box 2e contains over 200 revision flashcards addressing all the topics needed to pass the Primary FRCA. The key subject areas of physiology, pharmacology, physics, and anatomy are covered in easy-to-learn note format. Illustrations aid understanding making this particularly…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    CRC Press

  • Finding What Matters Most to Patients: Forming the Foundation for Better Care book cover

    Finding What Matters Most to Patients

    Forming the Foundation for Better Care, 1st Edition

    By Thom Walsh

    Research shows that the importance of patient-reported outcomes, improved decision support, and care coordination is growing rapidly as new payment models transform healthcare delivery. This has led to the use of new measures and communication techniques, including shared decision-making and…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Productivity Press

  • Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics: Second Edition book cover

    Instant Notes in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics

    Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Paul Grimshaw, Michael Cole, Adrian Burden, Neil Fowler

    This is the clearest and most straightforward biomechanics textbook currently available. By breaking down the challenging subject of sport and exercise biomechanics into short thematic sections, it enables students to grasp each topic quickly and easily, and provides lecturers with a flexible…

    eBook – 2019-01-08
    Garland Science

  • Introduction to Megavoltage X-Ray Dose Computation Algorithms book cover

    Introduction to Megavoltage X-Ray Dose Computation Algorithms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerry Battista

    A critical element of radiation treatment planning for cancer is the accurate prediction and delivery of a tailored radiation dose distribution inside the patient. Megavoltage x-ray beams are aimed at the tumour, while collateral damage to nearby healthy tissue and organs is minimized. The key to…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    CRC Press
    Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

  • HEALTHCARE's OUT SICK - PREDICTING A CURE - Solutions that WORK !!!!: Predictive Analytic Modeling, Decision Making, INNOVATIONS and Precision Medicine Necessary to Correct the Broken Healthcare Delivery System book cover

    HEALTHCARE's OUT SICK - PREDICTING A CURE - Solutions that WORK !!!!

    Predictive Analytic Modeling, Decision Making, INNOVATIONS and Precision Medicine Necessary to Correct the Broken Healthcare Delivery System, 1st Edition

    By Gary D. Miner, Linda Miner, Darrell L. Dean

    The U.S. healthcare system is in "complete chaos-disarray." Medical costs have increased significantly over the past 6 years with 70% increase for deductibles and 24% or more for health insurance premiums. All the while, workers earnings have either not increased or if they did, the pay raises were…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
    Productivity Press

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