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

  • General Practice Today: A Practical Guide to Modern Consultations book cover

    General Practice Today

    A Practical Guide to Modern Consultations

    By Jane Wilcock

    General Practice Today explores the GP consultation in the context of external 'stressors' and 'helpers' that doctors use to make best clinical decisions. Over the last 30 years there has been a move towards mandatory training on legal aspects, risk scores and guidance. Additionally, with…

    eBook – 2017-10-30
    CRC Press

  • Vitreoretinal Disorders in Primary Care book cover

    Vitreoretinal Disorders in Primary Care

    By Thomas H. Williamson

    Emergency ophthalmology is an area full of pitfalls for the unwary primary care practitioner. Vitreoretinal disorders make up the majority of emergency sight-threatening conditions, and a wide and increasingly varied range of conditions of the eye present in primary care settings. Correct diagnosis…

    eBook – 2017-10-30
    CRC Press

  • GP Wellbeing: Combatting Burnout in General Practice book cover

    GP Wellbeing

    Combatting Burnout in General Practice

    By Adam Staten, Euan Lawson

    This is the first book to explore the impact of 'burnout' on the current NHS GP workforce and how this can be addressed, from an insider GP perspective. Adam Staten, recently qualified GP, and Euan Lawson, Fellow of the RCGP with over 20 years experience, discuss in engaging, accessible chapters…

    eBook – 2017-10-30
    CRC Press

  • Radiochromic Film: Role and Applications in Radiation Dosimetry book cover

    Radiochromic Film

    Role and Applications in Radiation Dosimetry

    Edited by Indra J. Das

    This book provides a first authoritative text on radiochromic film, covering the basic principles, technology advances, practical methods, and applications. It focuses on practical uses of radiochromic film in radiation dosimetry for diagnostic x-rays, brachytherapy, radiosurgery, external beam…

    eBook – 2017-10-30
    CRC Press
    Imaging in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy

  • Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms: Capsules book cover

    Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms


    Edited by Larry L. Augsburger, Stephen W. Hoag

    Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms: Capsules covers the development, composition, and manufacture of capsules. Despite the important role that capsules play in drug delivery and product development, few comprehensive texts on the science and technology of capsules have been available for the research and…

    eBook – 2017-10-30
    CRC Press

  • Health Psychology: An Interdisciplinary Approach book cover

    Health Psychology

    An Interdisciplinary Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Deborah Fish Ragin

    This textbook takes a truly interdisciplinary approach to studying health psychology. It examines five systems that affect individual health outcomes: individual, family/community, social/physical environment, healthcare systems, and health policy. While grounded in psychology, it incorporates…

    eBook – 2017-10-25

  • Contemporary Occupational Health Nursing: A Guide for Practitioners book cover

    Contemporary Occupational Health Nursing

    A Guide for Practitioners, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Greta Thornbory, Susanna Everton

    This textbook – now thoroughly revised and updated – provides a practical guide for those in training, or practising within, occupational health nursing. Concerned with the health of people at work and the effects of work on health and health on work, this distinctive branch of public health…

    eBook – 2017-10-24

  • Operative Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Third Edition book cover

    Operative Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Third Edition

    Edited by John D. Langdon, Mohan F. Patel, Robert Ord, Peter A. Brennan

    Since the first edition was published, this book has become the standard text for trainees in oral and maxillofacial surgery preparing for their exit examinations (intercollegiate FRCS). This third edition represents a major advance with each chapter thoroughly revised and updated and relevant new…

    eBook – 2017-10-24
    CRC Press
    Rob & Smith's Operative Surgery Series

  • How Drugs Work: Basic Pharmacology for Health Professionals, Fourth Edition book cover

    How Drugs Work

    Basic Pharmacology for Health Professionals, Fourth Edition

    By Hugh McGavock

    This fourth edition of How Drugs Work equips readers with a set of clear concepts for matching the pharmacology to the diagnosis, and has been completely revised and updated to reflect the latest knowledge and terminology. Rather than providing overwhelmingly comprehensive information, it condenses…

    eBook – 2017-10-19
    CRC Press

  • Articular Cartilage, Second Edition book cover

    Articular Cartilage, Second Edition

    By Kyriacos A. Athanasiou, Eric M. Darling, Jerry C. Hu, Grayson D. DuRaine, A. Hari Reddi

    This book covers the latest research and advancements related to articular cartilage in biology, development, pathology, clinical applications and tissue engineering. The authors take an interdisciplinary approach that encompasses the breadth and depth of basic science, bioengineering,…

    eBook – 2017-10-19
    CRC Press

  • The Final FRCR: Complete Revision Notes book cover

    The Final FRCR

    Complete Revision Notes

    By Vincent Helyar, Aidan Shaw

    This is a vital revision aid for postgraduate radiology students taking the Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiology (FRCR) Part 2 final exams. Part 2 comprises two elements: 2a includes a series of six multiple choice exams covering the major body systems, and 2b contains a written exam and an…

    eBook – 2017-10-19
    CRC Press

  • The Safety Anarchist: Relying on human expertise and innovation, reducing bureaucracy and compliance book cover

    The Safety Anarchist

    Relying on human expertise and innovation, reducing bureaucracy and compliance

    By Sidney Dekker

    Work has never been as safe as it seems today. Safety has also never been as bureaucratized as it is today. Over the past two decades, the number of safety rules and statutes has exploded, and organizations themselves are creating ever more internal compliance requirements. At the same time,…

    eBook – 2017-10-19

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