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

  • Forensic DNA Profiling: A Practical Guide to Assigning Likelihood Ratios book cover

    Forensic DNA Profiling

    A Practical Guide to Assigning Likelihood Ratios, 1st Edition

    By Jo-Anne Bright, Michael Coble

    DNA testing and its forensic analysis are recognized as the “gold standard” in forensic identification science methods. However, there is a great need for a hands-on step-by-step guide to teach the forensic DNA community how to interpret DNA mixtures, how to assign a likelihood ratio, and how to…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Health in International and EU Law: Current Challenges and Legal Responses book cover

    Environmental Health in International and EU Law

    Current Challenges and Legal Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Negri

    This book presents a broad overview of the many intersections between health and the environment that lie at the basis of the most crucial environmental health issues, focusing on the responses provided by international and EU law. Consistent with the One Health approach and moving from the…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge-Giappichelli Studies in Law

  • Language Development and Social Interaction in Blind Children book cover

    Language Development and Social Interaction in Blind Children

    1st Edition

    By Miguel Perez-Pereira, Gina Conti-Ramsden

    The Classic Edition of this foundational text includes a new preface from Miguel Pérez-Pereira, examining how the field has developed since first publication. The volume provides an in-depth account of blind children's developing communicative abilities, with particular emphasis on social cognition…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • The Microbiome and the Brain book cover

    The Microbiome and the Brain

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Perlmutter

    Brain related disorders are among the most challenging health issues of our time. The development of effective therapeutic and preventive strategies for these disorders relies on a comprehensive understanding of the underlying causative mechanisms. And, until recently, these mechanisms have…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Psychological Therapies in Acquired Brain Injury book cover

    Psychological Therapies in Acquired Brain Injury

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giles N. Yeates, Fiona Ashworth

    The psychological impact of an acquired brain injury (ABI) can be devastating for both the person involved and their family. This book describes the different types of psychological therapies used to ameliorate psychological distress following ABI. Each chapter presents a new therapeutic approach…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Neuropsychology

  • Life After a Rare Brain Tumour and Supplementary Motor Area Syndrome: Awake Behind Closed Eyes book cover

    Life After a Rare Brain Tumour and Supplementary Motor Area Syndrome

    Awake Behind Closed Eyes, 1st Edition

    By Alex Jelly, Adel Helmy, Barbara A. Wilson

    This book offers a personal insight into the experience of Alex Jelly, a professional fundraiser who developed a rare brain tumour, a papillary meningioma, which was successfully removed. She was left with Supplementary Motor Area Syndrome and associated problems including motor and speech…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Women, Work and Migration: Nursing in Australia book cover

    Women, Work and Migration

    Nursing in Australia, 1st Edition

    By Diane van den Broek, Dimitria Groutsis

    This book looks at the migration and work experiences of six women who have migrated to Australia from China; Zimbabwe; South Korea; the United Kingdom; India and the Philippines. It sets their journeys out into three distinct periods of migration, including the first period of their lives when…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • Environmental Risk Assessment: A Toxicological Approach book cover

    Environmental Risk Assessment

    A Toxicological Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Ted Simon

    The purpose of risk assessment is to support science-based decisions about how to solve complex societal problems. Indeed, the problems humankind faces in the 21st century have many social, political, and technical complexities. Environmental risk assessment in particular is of increasing…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Understanding Psychology for Medicine and Nursing: Insights and Applications book cover

    Understanding Psychology for Medicine and Nursing

    Insights and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed Ahmed Abd El-Hay

    The book presents a comprehensive updated approach to current psychological knowledge to facilitate a rapid review of the major subjects in psychology in medicine and to stimulate further detailed study. The book is divided into five Parts. Part One provides an elaborate background of the various…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Supporting Breastfeeding for the Medical Profession book cover

    A Guide to Supporting Breastfeeding for the Medical Profession

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Brown, Wendy Jones

    This book is a practical guide for medical practitioners as they navigate through breastfeeding problems that occur in day-to-day practice. If mothers have a breastfeeding complication they are often directed to their GP. In complex situations, medical staff will be making decisions around what…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Demonstrating Your Clinical Competence in Respiratory Disease, Diabetes and Dermatology book cover

    Demonstrating Your Clinical Competence in Respiratory Disease, Diabetes and Dermatology

    1st Edition

    By Jane Higgs, Ruth Chambers, Gill Wakley, Alistair Pullan

    Evidence-based medicine draws on terminology used in biostatistics epidemiology health economics philosophy ethics logic and the social sciences. In this unique compendium the author defines the common terms used in evidence-based medicine and provides useful notes and references to help the reader…

    eBook – 2019-12-02
    CRC Press

  • Fathers and Perinatal Mental Health: A Guide for Recognition, Treatment and Management book cover

    Fathers and Perinatal Mental Health

    A Guide for Recognition, Treatment and Management, 1st Edition

    By Jane Hanley, Mark Williams

    It is only in recent years that there has been development in the awareness of the father’s mental health. Yet, the father’s mental health can influence the mother, the infant, the family and society. This book seeks to address the reasons why the father or the potential father could suffer from a…

    eBook – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

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