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

  • Clinical Effectiveness and Clinical Governance Made Easy book cover

    Clinical Effectiveness and Clinical Governance Made Easy

    4th Edition

    By Ruth Chambers, Elizabeth Boath, David Rogers

    The previous editions of this book have proved to be immensely popular with all members of the primary care team. This fourth edition reflects recent emphasis on evaluation and audit of clinical care and services provided by individual practitioners, practice teams and Trusts. In particular it…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Basic Concepts in Statistics and Epidemiology book cover

    Basic Concepts in Statistics and Epidemiology

    1st Edition

    By Theodore H. MacDonald, Denis Pereira Gray

    This book contains a Foreword by Allyson Pollock, Professor and Head, Centre for International Public Health Policy, University of Edinburgh. Healthcare students, practitioners and researchers need a sound basis for making valid statistical inferences from health data. To make the best use of…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Laboratory Skills for Science and Medicine: An Introduction book cover

    Laboratory Skills for Science and Medicine

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Maxine Lintern, Susan Greenfield, Vern Barnet

    This work contains a Foreword by Baroness Susan Greenfield, Director, Royal Institution of Great Britain, Fullerian Professor of Physiology, Senior Research Fellow Lincoln College and Honorary Fellow, St. Hilda's College, University of Oxford. This practical, concise and up-to-date guide is ideal…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • The Self in Health and Illness: Patients, Professionals and Narrative Identity book cover

    The Self in Health and Illness

    Patients, Professionals and Narrative Identity, 1st Edition

    By Frances Rapport, Paul Wainwright

    This book contains a foreword by Elliot G Mishler - professor of Social Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. Patients' views of their identity change with illness, as do health professionals' views of them. This book discusses how and why this happens, and examines how more…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Prescription for Change for Doctors Who Want a Life book cover

    Prescription for Change for Doctors Who Want a Life

    1st Edition

    By Susan E Kersley

    Prescription for Change for Doctors Who Want a Life promotes a healthy work/life balance. It is a practical, easy-to-read guide containing useful tools and advice with specific references to medical scenarios written in a straightforward style. Susan E Kersley is a qualified doctor and regularly…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Mental Health, Psychiatry and the Arts: A Teaching Handbook book cover

    Mental Health, Psychiatry and the Arts

    A Teaching Handbook, 1st Edition

    By Victoria Tischler

    'Medicine and psychiatry, both based on science, require the art of caring, using the principles of art in learning and teaching. Sitting with a patient, making sense of their distress, being empathetic in understanding both the symptoms and the person and alleviating suffering needs a human touch.…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Being Empathic: A Companion for Counsellors and Therapists book cover

    Being Empathic

    A Companion for Counsellors and Therapists, 1st Edition

    By Steve Vincent

    ‘This is the most stimulating, thorough, in-depth work on empathy as originated and developed by Carl Rogers within client-centred therapy and the person-centred approach that a reader will find. It provides a rigorous look at empathic understanding, with practical case illustrations throughout. '…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Problem-Based Learning for Health Improvement: Practical Public Health for Every Professional book cover

    Problem-Based Learning for Health Improvement

    Practical Public Health for Every Professional, 1st Edition

    By John Cornell, Frada Eskin

    Improving the health of the population requires a public health perspective. We have written this book to demonstrate its nature. Improving the population’s health is the occupational raison d'etre of public health professionals. However, because the population’s health is affected by all facets of…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Career Planning for Everyone in the NHS: The Toolkit book cover

    Career Planning for Everyone in the NHS

    The Toolkit, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Chambers

    This book is for users of comparisons in health care and for researchers. More clinicians managers and patient groups are using research to make comparisons. Information technology and new databases make comparisons easier but not necessarily better. Comparisons can help us discover the causes of…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Palliative Care Nursing: A Guide to Practice book cover

    Palliative Care Nursing

    A Guide to Practice, 1st Edition

    By O’Connor Margaret, Aranda Sanchia

    Written by experienced authorities from around the world giving a wider international perspective on palliative nursing, this substantially expanded new edition has been specifically adapted to reflect working practices within the NHS. All nurses especially those that are new to palliative care,…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Learning from Medical Errors: Legal Issues book cover

    Learning from Medical Errors

    Legal Issues, 1st Edition

    By Anh Vu Nguyen, Dung Nguyen

    As medical litigation continues to increase, the best defence for doctors is to be aware of, and avoid, medical errors. This book focuses on the key legal issues including medical documentation, which reduce risk and liability when handled correctly. It contains chapters on difficult patients and…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Curriculum for Culturally Responsive Health Care: The Step-by-Step Guide for Cultural Competence Training book cover

    Curriculum for Culturally Responsive Health Care

    The Step-by-Step Guide for Cultural Competence Training, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Ring, Julie Nyquist, Suzanne Mitchell

    This is a creative, comprehensive and user-friendly manual comprising a curriculum for residencies and medical schools looking to implement new, or enhance existing, curricula in culturally responsive care. It meticulously describes teaching strategies that will prove engaging to learners and…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

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