Textbooks: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

  • Ethical Decision Making in Nursing and Health Care: A Practical Guide book cover

    Ethical Decision Making in Nursing and Health Care

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kay Mafuba, Paul Buka

    This contemporary text for ethical decision making in nursing practice is clinically relevant and will address the many contexts in which nurses work. It explores decision points in all fields of nursing and healthcare that raise ethical challenges, and includes models and frameworks for ethical…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 

  • Computational Health Informatics book cover

    Computational Health Informatics

    1st Edition

    By Arvind Kumar Bansal, Javed Iqbal Khan, S. Kaisar Alam

    This class-tested textbook is designed for a semester-long graduate, or senior undergraduate course on Computational Health Informatics. Integrating a computer science perspective with a clinical perspective, the book is designed to prepare computer science students for careers in computational…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Series

  • Gene Regulation and Therapeutics for Cancer book cover

    Gene Regulation and Therapeutics for Cancer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Surinder K. Batra, Moorthy Palanimuthu Ponnusamy

    Advances in biotechnology have brought gene therapy to the forefront of medical research. The prelude to successful gene therapy, i.e. the efficient transfer and expression of a variety of human genes into target cells, has already been accomplished in several systems. Specifically, gene regulation…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Principles of Radiation Protection book cover

    Principles of Radiation Protection

    1st Edition

    By Paul de Luca, Bryan P. Bednarz

    The importance of reducing patient and worker exposure to ionizing radiation is more widely recognized, and now comes into the fore whenever new therapeutic treatment techniques are being developed. This textbook provides an overview of fundamentals with sufficient depth to be useful to developers,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    CRC Press
    Imaging in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy

  • The Neurological Treatment for Nearsightedness and Related Vision Problems: A Guide to Vision Improvement Based on 30 Years of Research book cover

    The Neurological Treatment for Nearsightedness and Related Vision Problems

    A Guide to Vision Improvement Based on 30 Years of Research, 1st Edition

    By John William Yee

    This volume introduces and explains an eye-opening treatment for correcting nearsightedness and related vision problems naturally and neurologically. In The Neurological Treatment for Nearsightedness and Related Vision Problems: A Guide to Vision Improvement Based on 30 Years of Research, the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Medical Abbreviations & Normal Ranges: Survival Guide book cover

    Medical Abbreviations & Normal Ranges

    Survival Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Helen Jones

    Part of the skill of nursing and healthcare involves being able to decipher and understand the meanings of results and abbreviations. Fully updated, this second edition is a handy survival guide which will supply you with up-to-date information and help you understand this language, so that you can…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Nursing and Health Survival Guides

  • Care of the Newborn, Second Edition book cover

    Care of the Newborn, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Hilary Lumsden, Debra Holmes

    The second edition of this essential textbook addresses common problems associated with newborn babies that midwives and neonatal nurses encounter on a daily basis. Completely updated, and underpinned with theory and contemporary practice, chapters give an in-depth account of care and treatment…

    Paperback – 2019-04-26 

  • Textbook of Dementia Care: An Integrated Approach book cover

    Textbook of Dementia Care

    An Integrated Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham A Jackson, Debbie Tolson

    Dementia has become a priority for health and social care services across the world. An increasing number of older people has resulted in an increasing number of people with dementia, often with complex needs, and we need to look at new humane and efficient ways of supporting people. This…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 

  • The Physics of CT Dosimetry: CTDI and Beyond book cover

    The Physics of CT Dosimetry

    CTDI and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Robert Dixon

    This book explores the physics of CT dosimetry and provides practical guidance on best practice for medical researchers and practitioners. A rigorous description of the basic physics of CT dosimetry is presented and illustrates flaws of the current methodology. It also contains helpful (and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16 
    CRC Press
    Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

  • Advances in Macrofungi: Diversity, Ecology and Biotechnology book cover

    Advances in Macrofungi

    Diversity, Ecology and Biotechnology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kandikere Ramaiah Sridhar, Sunil Kumar Deshmukh

    Macrofungi being non-conventional natural resource have worldwide interest in nutrition, bioactive metabolites, plant protection and ecosystem services. Evaluation of diversity and systematics of macrofungi is the first step to understand the scope, vastness and their benefits in human welfare.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Ethnopharmacology and Biodiversity of Medicinal Plants book cover

    Ethnopharmacology and Biodiversity of Medicinal Plants

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jayanta Kumar Patra, Gitishree Das, Sanjeet Kumar, Hrudayanath Thatoi

    Ethnopharmacology and Biodiversity of Medicinal Plants provides a multitude of contemporary views on the diversity of medicinal plants, discussing both their traditional uses and therapeutic claims. This book emphasizes the importance of cataloging ethnomedical information as well as examining and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • X-ray Contrast Agent Technology: A Revolutionary History book cover

    X-ray Contrast Agent Technology

    A Revolutionary History, 1st Edition

    By Christoph de Haen

    This book documents the fascinating history of radiological techniques that use contrast agents. The text includes many of the fundamental documentary sources that bring to life the social and scientific background of the discoveries, the personalities of the discoverers, and implementation of new…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    CRC Press

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