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  • Integrating Psychological and Pharmacological Treatments for Addictive Disorders: An Evidence-Based Guide book cover

    Integrating Psychological and Pharmacological Treatments for Addictive Disorders

    An Evidence-Based Guide

    Edited by James MacKillop, George A. Kenna, Lorenzo Leggio, Lara A. Ray

    Integrating Psychological and Pharmacological Treatments for Addictive Disorders distills the complex literature on addiction, offering a curated toolbox of integrated pharmacological and psychotherapeutic treatments in chapters authored by leading experts. Introductory chapters on the epidemiology…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Routledge
    Clinical Topics in Psychology and Psychiatry

  • Hospice and Palliative Care: The Essential Guide book cover

    Hospice and Palliative Care

    The Essential Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Stephen R. Connor

    The third edition of Hospice and Palliative Care is the essential guide to the hospice and palliative care movement both within the United States and around the world. Chapters provide mental-health and medical professionals with a comprehensive overview of the hospice practice as well as…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Routledge

  • Thinking with Metaphors in Medicine: The State of the Art book cover

    Thinking with Metaphors in Medicine

    The State of the Art

    By Alan Bleakley

    While medical language is soaked in metaphor, and thinking with metaphor is central to diagnostic work, medicine – that is, medical culture, clinical practice and medical education – outwardly rejects metaphor for objective, literal scientific language. This thought-provoking book argues that this…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Cellular Analysis by Atomic Force Microscopy book cover

    Cellular Analysis by Atomic Force Microscopy

    By Malgorzata Lekka

    Despite substantial evidence showing the feasibility of Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) to identify cells with altered elastic and adhesive properties, the use of this technique as a complementary diagnostic method remains controversial. This book is designed to be a practical textbook that teaches…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Pan Stanford

  • Cluster Randomised Trials, Second Edition book cover

    Cluster Randomised Trials, Second Edition

    By Richard J. Hayes, Lawrence H. Moulton

    Cluster Randomised Trials, Second Edition discusses the design, conduct, and analysis of trials that randomise groups of individuals to different treatments. It explores the advantages of cluster randomisation, with special attention given to evaluating the effects of interventions against…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

  • Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition book cover

    Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition

    By Jonathan Dakin, Mark Mottershaw, Elena Kourteli

    Respiratory problems are the most common cause of acute admission to hospital. A variety of diagnostic investigations are required, both for acute and clinic assessment. Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition familiarises both trainees and more experienced clinicians with the…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    CRC Press

  • Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Surgery: Case Studies book cover

    Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Surgery

    Case Studies

    By Victoria A. Lane, Richard J. Wood, Carlos Reck, Marc A. Levitt

    This new handbook teaches and explains the key principles in the management of complex pediatric colorectal diagnoses. By using case-based presentations, radiographic images, operative images with Multiple Choice Questions to test knowledge, this book serves as an invaluable educational tool. ‘…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    CRC Press

  • Acute Pancreatitis: An A-Z book cover

    Acute Pancreatitis

    An A-Z

    By V.K. Kapoor

    Acute pancreatitis is a common cause of acute abdomen. Diagnoses is difficult as the symptoms mimic that of many other medical and surgical conditions. Patients with severe acute pancreatitis can develop multiple organ failure and need intensive care. As its management is multi-disciplinary…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    CRC Press

  • Medical Leadership: The key to medical engagement and effective organisations, Second Edition book cover

    Medical Leadership

    The key to medical engagement and effective organisations, Second Edition

    By Peter Spurgeon, John Clark

    This title is a comprehensive account of the key aspects of medical leadership. A highly accessible, text book-style resource, it explores how the medical profession has evolved in tandem with administrative and structural aspects of the NHS. Assuming leadership roles at all stages of their…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    CRC Press

  • Talkabout for Children 1: Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem book cover

    Talkabout for Children 1

    Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Children: Developing Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Self-awareness and self-esteem is an…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Children 2: Developing Social Skills book cover

    Talkabout for Children 2

    Developing Social Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Children: Developing Social Skills is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. Social competence is an essential aspect of our quality of…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Routledge
    Talkabout

  • Talkabout for Children 3: Developing Friendship Skills book cover

    Talkabout for Children 3

    Developing Friendship Skills, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    Talkabout for Children: Developing Friendship Skills is a bestselling professional workbook supporting educators and therapists who deliver social and relationship skills groups for children with social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. This resources creates the final level of the Talkabout…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    Routledge
    Talkabout

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