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

  • A Look Back: The Birth of the Americans with Disabilities Act book cover

    A Look Back

    The Birth of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 1st Edition

    By Robert C Anderson

    ”One of my proudest moments as President occurred on July 26, 1990--the day I signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law. With its passage, a shameful wall of exclusion came tumbling down. This landmark legislation was the culmination of the dedicated efforts of so many, and I salute the…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • Chemical Dependency: Women at Risk book cover

    Chemical Dependency

    Women at Risk, 1st Edition

    By Dana Finnegan, Brenda Underhill

    Chemical Dependency: Women at Risk shows readers how to design and implement drug and alcohol treatment programs that take into account not only gender but also the cultural differences among women. Whether you’re a counselor, researcher, or health care provider, this book will show you how to…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • Nicotine Addiction Among Adolescents book cover

    Nicotine Addiction Among Adolescents

    1st Edition

    By Eric F Wagner

    Catch up with current theories on a major public health menace! Adolescent smoking has increasingly become a concern as a public health issue, yet the theoretical and empirical literature in the area remains skimpy. Nicotine Addiction Among Adolescents furnishes researchers and medical…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • Ethics in Hospice Care: Challenges to Hospice Values in a Changing Health Care Environment book cover

    Ethics in Hospice Care

    Challenges to Hospice Values in a Changing Health Care Environment, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Jennings

    Ethics in Hospice Care: Challenges to Hospice Values in a Changing Health Care Environment explores the pressures and challenges facing hospice and aims to produce new studies and educational materials on hospice ethics to help professionals in the field. Many of the tensions felt by caregivers and…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • Talkabout: A Social Communication Skills Package book cover


    A Social Communication Skills Package, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Kelly

    This core Talkabout manual is a practical resource essential for Speech and Language Therapists and other professionals who need to help people with special needs develop social skills. Over 60 activities form an extensive, structured social skills programme that can easily be adapted for use with…

    eBook – 2018-10-24

  • The Politics of the Family and Other Essays book cover

    The Politics of the Family and Other Essays

    1st Edition

    By R. D. Laing

    Originally published in 1969, based on the talks R. D. Laing gave in 1967 and 68, this book was intended by the author to evoke questions rather than provide answers. Using concepts of schizophrenia, R.D. Laing demonstrates that we tend to invalidate the subjective and experiential and accept the…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Selected Works of R D Laing

  • Pyruvate Carboxylase book cover

    Pyruvate Carboxylase

    1st Edition

    By Keech

    This book is a welcome source of information on this enzyme which is vitally important to many forms of life. Each chapter or section of each volume is not written primarily for those specializing in that narrow area, but rather to provide a coherent and integrated summary of that aspect got those…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    CRC Press

  • Medical Leadership: A Toolkit for Service Development and System Transformation book cover

    Medical Leadership

    A Toolkit for Service Development and System Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jill Aylott, Jeff Perring, Ann Chapman, Ahmed Nassef

    Today’s health care systems need doctors and consultants to act as leaders, within the multi-disciplinary team, in addition to carrying out their clinical role. This book identifies the key elements of successful leadership through 'medically led' service development and systems transformation…

    eBook – 2018-10-17

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Illustrated Clinical Cases, Second Edition book cover

    Pediatric Emergency Medicine

    Illustrated Clinical Cases, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Alisa McQueen, S. Margaret Paik

    This book includes 200 clinical cases which present as emergencies. Congenital and acquired conditions affecting all body systems in infants and children are covered, including allergy, abuse, burns, fractures and other trauma, feeding problems, foreign bodies, genetic disorders, infections,…

    eBook – 2018-10-15
    CRC Press
    Illustrated Clinical Cases

  • Primary Health Care around the World: Recommendations for International Policy and Development book cover

    Primary Health Care around the World

    Recommendations for International Policy and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Van Weel, Amanda Howe

    This unique book is the first to bring together primary care experiences from around the world, with emphasis on non-Western regions. Utilising published articles that profile different countries’ primary health care, accompanied by expert commentaries, the book consolidates global primary health…

    eBook – 2018-10-12
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine

  • Risk, Pregnancy and Childbirth book cover

    Risk, Pregnancy and Childbirth

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirstie Coxon, Mandie Scamell, Andy Alaszewski

    Over the last hundred years, pregnancy and childbirth has become increasingly safe – yet it is still a site of risk, and a contested ground on which health professionals and pregnant women both face high costs of error. In this context, all those involved in managing pregnancy and birth are…

    eBook – 2018-10-11

  • Encyclopedia of Biopharmaceutical Statistics - Four Volume Set book cover

    Encyclopedia of Biopharmaceutical Statistics - Four Volume Set

    4th Edition

    Edited by Shein-Chung Chow

    Since the publication of the first edition in 2000, there has been an explosive growth of literature in biopharmaceutical research and development of new medicines. This encyclopedia (1) provides a comprehensive and unified presentation of designs and analyses used at different stages of the drug…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

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