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

  • Dementia, Fifth Edition book cover

    Dementia, Fifth Edition

    Edited by David Ames, John T. O'Brien, Alistair Burns

    Dementia represents a major public health challenge for the world with over 100 million people likely to be affected by 2050. A large body of professionals is active in diagnosing, treating, and caring for people with dementia, and research is expanding. Many of these specialists find it hard to…

    eBook – 2017-02-24
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Visual Optics, Volume Two: Instrumentation and Vision Correction book cover

    Handbook of Visual Optics, Volume Two

    Instrumentation and Vision Correction

    Edited by Pablo Artal

    Handbook of Visual Optics offers an authoritative overview of encyclopedic knowledge in the field of physiological optics. It builds from fundamental concepts to the science and technology of instruments and practical procedures of vision correction, integrating expert knowledge from physics,…

    eBook – 2017-02-24
    CRC Press

  • Standard Operational Procedures in Reproductive Medicine: Laboratory and Clinical Practice book cover

    Standard Operational Procedures in Reproductive Medicine

    Laboratory and Clinical Practice

    Edited by Botros Rizk, Markus Montag

    Compiled by two experts in Reproductive Medicine, with contributions from internationally respected specialists, this innovative text lets the whole team in Reproductive Medicine get literally on the same page. Taking a cook-book approach to the operational procedures in the laboratory and in the…

    eBook – 2017-02-24
    CRC Press
    Reproductive Medicine and Assisted Reproductive Techniques Series

  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: The Lapco Manual book cover

    Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

    The Lapco Manual

    Edited by Mark Coleman, Tom Cecil

    This unique reference in laparoscopic colorectal surgery starts by looking at the establishment of the Lapco training programme in the UK. It then goes on to provide a comprehensive technical manual of operative and patient care for laparoscopic colorectal surgery, offers insight into training and…

    eBook – 2017-02-24
    CRC Press

  • Emergency Dermatology, Second Edition book cover

    Emergency Dermatology, Second Edition

    Edited by Ronni Wolf, Lawrence Charles Parish, Jennifer L. Parish

    There are many emergencies that the dermatologist needs to address and many cutaneous diseases in the emergency room that require rapid dermatologic consultation. The dermatologist is frequently the first physician to examine such patients before a hospital admission and also the first to identify a…

    eBook – 2017-02-24
    CRC Press

  • Textbook of Cosmetic Dermatology, Fifth Edition book cover

    Textbook of Cosmetic Dermatology, Fifth Edition

    Edited by Robert Baran, Howard I. Maibach

    This text documents the science that lies behind the expanding field of cosmetic dermatology so that clinicians can practice with confidence and researchers can be fully aware of the clinical implications of their work. New chapters have been added to this edition on photodamage, actinic keratoses,…

    eBook – 2017-02-24
    CRC Press
    Series in Cosmetic and Laser Therapy

  • Neurobehavioural Disability and Social Handicap Following Traumatic Brain Injury book cover

    Neurobehavioural Disability and Social Handicap Following Traumatic Brain Injury

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Tom M. McMillan, Rodger Ll. Wood

    Neurobehavioural disability (NBD) follows many forms of serious brain injury and is a major constraint on social independence. This book brings together a group of leading academics and practising clinicians to provide an overview of the nature of NBD, considering how it translates into social…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    Psychology Press
    Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

  • CBT for Managing Non-cardiac Chest Pain: An Evidence-based Guide book cover

    CBT for Managing Non-cardiac Chest Pain

    An Evidence-based Guide

    By Elizabeth Marks, Myra Hunter, John Chambers

    CBT for Managing Non-cardiac Chest Pain is an evidence-based guide and workbook for clinicians working with people with non-cardiac chest pain (NCCP). NCCP affects around 25–30% of people in the UK, USA, and Europe and is associated with high levels of health care use and compromised quality of…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    Routledge

  • The Etruscans and the History of Dentistry: The Golden Smile through the Ages book cover

    The Etruscans and the History of Dentistry

    The Golden Smile through the Ages

    By Marshall Joseph Becker, Jean MacIntosh Turfa

    The Etruscans and the History of Dentistry offers a study of the construction and use of gold dental appliances in ancient Etruscan culture, and their place within the framework of a general history of dentistry, with special emphasis on appliances, from Bronze Age Mesopotamia and Egypt to modern…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Handbook of Visual Optics, Volume One: Fundamentals and Eye Optics book cover

    Handbook of Visual Optics, Volume One

    Fundamentals and Eye Optics

    Edited by Pablo Artal

    Handbook of Visual Optics offers an authoritative overview of encyclopedic knowledge in the field of physiological optics. It builds from fundamental concepts to the science and technology of instruments and practical procedures of vision correction, integrating expert knowledge from physics,…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    CRC Press

  • Prevention is Better than Cure: Learning from Adverse Events in Healthcare book cover

    Prevention is Better than Cure

    Learning from Adverse Events in Healthcare

    By Ian Leistikow

    Adverse events occur in healthcare with worrying and surprising frequency and, of these, a substantial portion are preventable. This highly-readable book, translated and update from the original Dutch edition, presents 15 model case studies which have been carefully designed to explore common…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    CRC Press

  • Surgeon, Heal Thyself: Optimising Surgical Performance by Managing Stress book cover

    Surgeon, Heal Thyself

    Optimising Surgical Performance by Managing Stress

    By Uttam Shiralkar

    Surgeons start their career in the expectation that it will bring personal satisfaction through an unparalleled sense of achievement and professional growth. Nonetheless, a career in surgery carries with it serious challenges: surgical training is rigorous, both emotionally and physically, and…

    eBook – 2017-02-17
    CRC Press

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