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

  • Public Health Law

    Ethics, Governance, and Regulation

    By John Coggon, Keith Syrett, A. M. Viens

    Public health activity, and the state’s public health responsibilities to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy, can only be achieved through different means of social coordination. This places law and regulation at the heart of public health. They are fundamental both to methods of…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Routledge

  • Ethics at the End of Life

    New Issues and Arguments

    Edited by John Davis

    The 14 chapters in Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments, all published here for the first time, focus on recent thinking in this important area, helping initiate issues and lines of argument that have not been explored previously.  At the same time, a reader can use this volume to…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Routledge

  • Health and Safety Communication

    A Practical Guide Forward

    By David S. Anderson, Richard E. Miller

    Health and Safety Communication: A Practical Guide Forward is an easy introduction to the principles and practice of health and safety communications, providing all you need to know to design and implement communications efforts on a wide range of health and safety topics and issues. Whether…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Routledge

  • Human Genetics: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Ricki Lewis

    Human genetics has blossomed from an obscure biological science and explanation for rare disorders to a field that is profoundly altering health care for everyone. This thoroughly updated new edition of Human Genetics: The Basics provides a concise background of gene structure and function through…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Deep Brain Stimulation

    Indications and Applications

    Edited by Kendall H. Lee, Penelope S. Duffy, Allan J. Bieber

    Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a widely used therapy for movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, and dystonia. Its therapeutic success has led to the application of DBS for an increasing spectrum of conditions. However, the fundamental relationships between neural…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Pan Stanford

  • Food Security and Child Malnutrition

    The Impact on Health, Growth, and Well-Being

    Edited by Areej Hassan

    Food security and child malnutrition are at the forefront of our attention, both nationally and internationally. The chapters contained in this compendium include a range of methodologies—literature review, cross-sectional study, longitudinal study, case-control, and even a focus group!—all of…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Apple Academic Press

  • 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 – 2016-12-06
    CRC Press
    Gene and Cell Therapy

  • Health and Safety in a Changing World

    Edited by Robert Dingwall, Shelley Frost

    When health and safety regulatory frameworks took their present form in the 1970s, they were seen as a triumph of welfare state intervention. Since then, as heavy industry has declined and office and retail employment have expanded, new ways of working have radically altered the context of health…

    eBook – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

  • International Drug Control into the 21st Century

    Edited by Hamid Ghodse

    Providing a comprehensive analysis of drug misuse, dependence and the ways in which different parts of the world have responded to these problems, this volume examines aspects of the contemporary drug problem, the related debate and the way in which society is responding to it. Various…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Applied Multivariate Statistical Concepts

    By Debbie L. Hahs-Vaughn

    More comprehensive than other texts, this new book covers the classic and cutting edge multivariate techniques used in today’s research. Ideal for courses on multivariate statistics/analysis/design, advanced statistics or quantitative techniques taught in psychology, education, sociology, and…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    Routledge

  • Vascular Surgery

    Principles and Practice, Fourth Edition

    Edited by Samuel Eric Wilson, Juan Carlos Jimenez, Frank J. Veith, A. Ross Naylor, John A. C. Buckels

    Vascular surgery has seen a remarkable evolution. A discipline focused on the natural history and treatment of vascular disease by open operation is now primarily a minimally invasive specialty. Mastery of the basic pathophysiology has been retained while the transformation by improved imaging and…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    CRC Press

  • Concise Encyclopedia of Biostatistics for Medical Professionals

    By Abhaya Indrayan, Martin P. Holt

    Concise Encyclopedia of Biostatistics for Medical Professionals focuses on conceptual knowledge and practical advice rather than mathematical details, enhancing its usefulness as a reference for medical professionals. The book defines and describes nearly 1000 commonly and not so commonly used…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

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