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

  • Ethnobotany: Application of Medicinal Plants book cover


    Application of Medicinal Plants, 1st Edition

    Edited by José L. Martinez, Amner Muñoz-Acevedo, Mahendra Rai

    Ethnobotany includes the traditional use of plants in different fields like medicine and agriculture. This book incorporates important studies based on ethnobotany of different geographic zones. The book covers medicinaland aromatic plants, ethnopharmacology, bioactive molecules, plants used in…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press

  • Psychiatric Social Work in Great Britain: 1939-1962 book cover

    Psychiatric Social Work in Great Britain

    1939-1962, 1st Edition

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1964 Psychiatric Social Work looks at psychiatric social work as an established form of professional social work in Great Britain, as well as the mental health policy introduced at the time of the book’s publication. The book looks at how social workers in the 1960s were…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • The Exceptional Potential of General Practice: Making a Difference in Primary Care book cover

    The Exceptional Potential of General Practice

    Making a Difference in Primary Care, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Watt

    This innovative and timely book draws on pioneering precedents, basic principles, current examples and international experience to capture the narratives, examples and ideas that underlie and demonstrate the exceptional potential of general practice: "If health care is not at is best where it is…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press

  • Assessing Competence in Medicine and Other Health Professions book cover

    Assessing Competence in Medicine and Other Health Professions

    1st Edition

    By Claudio Violato

    This comprehensive, yet accessible, text demystifies the challenging area of competence assessement in medicine and the health sciences, providing a clear framework and the tools for anyone working or studying in this area. Written by a single, highly experienced, author, the content benefits from…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press

  • Botanical Drug Products: Recent Developments and Market Trends book cover

    Botanical Drug Products

    Recent Developments and Market Trends, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jayant N. Lokhande, Yashwant V. Pathak

    Botanicals, which have been part of human food and medicine for thousands of years, are perceived as being safer than synthetic pharmaceuticals. The global botanical drug market was expected to reach $26.6 billion by 2017. In terms of FDA regulations, botanical drugs are no different from…

    eBook – 2018-11-21
    CRC Press

  • Clubfoot: A Comprehensive Approach (Past, Present, and Future) book cover


    A Comprehensive Approach (Past, Present, and Future), 1st Edition

    By R. L. Mittal

    Clubfoot is a common deformity but remains unsolved. Detailed epidemiology has been described to assess the socio-economic impact. All corrective methods are enumerated, highlighting their efficacy and pitfalls. The importance of each clubfoot case being different and the means of dealing it is…

    eBook – 2018-11-21
    CRC Press

  • Phenomenology of the Newborn: Life from Womb to World book cover

    Phenomenology of the Newborn

    Life from Womb to World, 1st Edition

    By Michael van Manen

    Many children spend their first days, weeks, and sometimes months in a neonatal intensive care unit as a consequence of prematurity, congenital anomalies, or birth complications. Their medical needs are thoughtfully appraised and attended to, yet some questions are rarely asked: What experiences do…

    eBook – 2018-11-21
    Phenomenology of Practice

  • Proton Therapy Physics, Second Edition book cover

    Proton Therapy Physics, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Harald Paganetti

    Expanding on the highly successful first edition, this second edition of Proton Therapy Physics has been completely restructured and updated throughout, and includes several new chapters. Suitable for both newcomers in medical physics and more seasoned specialists in radiation oncology, this book…

    eBook – 2018-11-19
    CRC Press
    Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

  • Multivariate Statistics Made Simple: A Practical Approach book cover

    Multivariate Statistics Made Simple

    A Practical Approach, 1st Edition

    By K V S Sarma, R Vishnu Vardhan

    This book explains the advanced but essential concepts of Multivariate Statistics in a practical way while touching the mathematical logic in a befitting manner. The illustrations are based on real case studies from a super specialty hospital where active research is going on.…

    eBook – 2018-11-19
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Giving Voice to Values as a Professional Physician: An Introduction to Medical Ethics book cover

    Giving Voice to Values as a Professional Physician

    An Introduction to Medical Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Ira Bedzow

    Giving Voice to Values as a Professional Physician provides students with the theoretical background and practical applications for acting on their values in situations of ethical conflict. It is the first medical ethics book that utilizes the Giving Voice to Values methodology to instruct students…

    eBook – 2018-11-13
    Giving Voice to Values

  • Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics: Water, Sanitation and Disease Control book cover

    Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics

    Water, Sanitation and Disease Control, 3rd Edition

    By Sandy Cairncross, Sir Richard Feachem

    This fully updated third edition of the classic text, widely cited as the most important and useful book for health engineering and disease prevention, describes infectious diseases in tropical and developing countries, and the effective measures that may be used against them.  The infections…

    eBook – 2018-11-12
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Plant- and Marine- Based Phytochemicals for Human Health: Attributes, Potential, and Use book cover

    Plant- and Marine- Based Phytochemicals for Human Health

    Attributes, Potential, and Use, 1st Edition

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal, Durgesh Nandini Chauhan

    This new book, Plant- and Marine- Based Phytochemicals for Human Health: Attributes, Potential, and Use, provides insight with scientific evidence on the use of medicinal plants in the treatment of certain diseases. It describes bioactive compounds of marine and plant origin that have been…

    eBook – 2018-11-12
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations in Plant Science for Better Health

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