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

  • Clinical Skills for Nursing Practice book cover

    Clinical Skills for Nursing Practice

    Edited by Tina Moore, Sheila Cunningham

    Employing an evidence-based approach, this comprehensive textbook introduces the core clinical skills and competencies a newly-qualified nurse is required to have for professional practice. It is divided into five broad sections looking at: Care and compassion and communication, including…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    Routledge

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicines in Prostate Cancer: A Comprehensive Approach book cover

    Complementary and Alternative Medicines in Prostate Cancer

    A Comprehensive Approach

    Edited by K. B. Harikumar

    Recent global cancer statistical data has clearly indicated that prostate cancer is currently the second most frequently diagnosed cancer (at 15% of all male cancers) and globally the sixth leading cause of cancer death in males. This book is a summary of prostate cancer, covering its incidence,…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    CRC Press
    Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times

  • Individualized Diabetes Management: A Guide for Primary Care book cover

    Individualized Diabetes Management

    A Guide for Primary Care

    By Anthony Barnett, Jenny Grice

    In the past few decades a revolution in our approach to treating type 2 diabetes has occurred following the recognition that the condition is caused by multiple defects. A range of new treatments are now available, with many more forthcoming, utilising differing mechanisms of action that allow…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    CRC Press

  • Ethnobotany of India, Volume 2: Western Ghats and West Coast of Peninsular India book cover

    Ethnobotany of India, Volume 2

    Western Ghats and West Coast of Peninsular India

    By T. Pullaiah, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Bir Bahadur

    This is the second of a five-volume set. This series of volumes on the ethnobotany of different regions of India melds important knowledge in one place. India is one of the most important regions of the old world and has culturally rich and diverse knowledge systems. The expert authors have been…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    Apple Academic Press
    Ethnobotany of India

  • Ethnobotany of India, Volume 1: Eastern Ghats and Deccan book cover

    Ethnobotany of India, Volume 1

    Eastern Ghats and Deccan

    By T. Pullaiah, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Bir Bahadur

    Ethnobotany of India: Volume 1: Eastern Ghats and Adjacent Deccan, the first of a five-volume set, provides an informative overview of human-plant interrelationships in this southern area of India. The volume looks at the ethnic diversity, ethnobotany, ethnomedicine, ethnoveterinary medicine, and…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    Apple Academic Press
    Ethnobotany of India

  • Healthful Eating As Lifestyle (HEAL): Integrative Prevention for Non-Communicable Diseases book cover

    Healthful Eating As Lifestyle (HEAL)

    Integrative Prevention for Non-Communicable Diseases

    Edited by Shirin Anil

    Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are chronic diseases of long duration and generally slow progression, including cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes. Morbidity and mortality due to non-communicable disease has risen tremendously over the years globally.…

    eBook – 2016-11-30
    CRC Press

  • Patient Safety: Investigating and Reporting Serious Clinical Incidents book cover

    Patient Safety

    Investigating and Reporting Serious Clinical Incidents

    By Russell Kelsey

    At a time of increasing regulatory scrutiny and medico-legal risk, managing serious clinical incidents within primary care has never been more important. Failure to manage appropriately can have serious consequences both for service organisations and for individuals involved. This is the first…

    eBook – 2016-11-30
    CRC Press

  • Psychiatric Presentations in General Practice: A Guide to Holistic Management, Second Edition book cover

    Psychiatric Presentations in General Practice

    A Guide to Holistic Management, Second Edition

    By K. S. Jacob, Anju Kuruvilla

    Medical schools currently use specialist perspectives on psychiatric disorders to train physicians, nurses and health professionals. This results in a lack confidence among non-psychiatric health professionals, which reduces their ability to manage common mental health conditions in primary care…

    eBook – 2016-11-30
    CRC Press

  • Regenerative Medicine Technology: On-a-Chip Applications for Disease Modeling, Drug Discovery and Personalized Medicine book cover

    Regenerative Medicine Technology

    On-a-Chip Applications for Disease Modeling, Drug Discovery and Personalized Medicine

    Edited by Sean V. Murphy, Anthony Atala

    Miniaturization in the fields of chemistry and molecular biology has resulted in the "lab-on-a-chip." Such systems are micro-fabricated devices capable of handling extremely small fluid volumes facilitating the scaling of single or multiple lab processes down to a microchip-sized format. The…

    eBook – 2016-11-30
    CRC Press
    Gene and Cell Therapy

  • Applied Surrogate Endpoint Evaluation Methods with SAS and R book cover

    Applied Surrogate Endpoint Evaluation Methods with SAS and R

    By Ariel Alonso, Theophile Bigirumurame, Tomasz Burzykowski, Marc Buyse, Geert Molenberghs, Leacky Muchene, Nolen Joy Perualila, Ziv Shkedy, Wim Van der Elst

    An important factor that affects the duration, complexity and cost of a clinical trial is the endpoint used to study the treatment’s efficacy. When a true endpoint is difficult to use because of such factors as long follow-up times or prohibitive cost, it is sometimes possible to use a surrogate…

    eBook – 2016-11-30
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

  • Emerging Non-Clinical Biostatistics in Biopharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing book cover

    Emerging Non-Clinical Biostatistics in Biopharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing

    By Harry Yang

    The premise of Quality by Design (QbD) is that the quality of the pharmaceutical product should be based upon a thorough understanding of both the product and the manufacturing process. This state-of-the-art book provides a single source of information on emerging statistical approaches to QbD and…

    eBook – 2016-11-30
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

  • Constructing Pain: Historical, psychological and critical perspectives book cover

    Constructing Pain

    Historical, psychological and critical perspectives

    By Robert Kugelmann

    Everyone experiences pain, whether it’s emotional or physical, chronic or acute. Pain is part of what it means to be human, and so an understanding of how we relate to it as individuals - as well as cultures and societies - is fundamental to who we are.  In this important new book, the first in…

    eBook – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

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