Textbooks: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

  • Medical Terminology, Documentation, and Coding book cover

    Medical Terminology, Documentation, and Coding

    By Anne Stich

    Giving students the strongest possible baseline in medical terminology, along with the how and why it is used in documentation and basic coding, this is a vital text for all students taking courses in the area. It allows readers to use their knowledge immediately in any medical setting (including…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02 
    Routledge

  • Care Planning: A guide for nurses book cover

    Care Planning

    A guide for nurses, 3rd Edition

    By David Barrett, Benita Wilson, Andrea Woodlands

    This clear and intuitive introduction to care planning for nurses explains the benefits of holistic, individualised care planning from a professional and clinical perspective. Adopting an original, flexible problem-solving approach to care called the ASPIRE model, it guides the reader step by step…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Pharmacy: What It Is and How It Works book cover

    Pharmacy

    What It Is and How It Works, 4th Edition

    By William N. Kelly

    Now fully updated for its fourth edition, Pharmacy: What It Is and How It Works continues to provide a comprehensive review of all aspects of pharmacy, from the various roles, pathways and settings of pharmacists to information about how pharmacy works within the broader health care system.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Pharmacy Education Series

  • Viva Practice for the FRCS(Urol) and Postgraduate Urology Examinations, Second Edition book cover

    Viva Practice for the FRCS(Urol) and Postgraduate Urology Examinations, Second Edition

    By Manit Arya, Iqbal Shergill, Herman Fernando, Jas Kalsi, Asif Muneer, Hashim Ahmed

    This is the first revision book to be published specifically for candidates sitting the FRCS(Urol) examination, which tests the required standard of a recognised Urology specialist. It provides a selection of common clinical scenarios together with a guide to answering the FRCS(Urol) questions.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30 
    CRC Press
    MasterPass

  • The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 17 book cover

    The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 17

    Edited by Lodewijk C Palm

    The contents of the letters published here, again show the great range of subjects that occupied Van Leeuwenhoek: from sugar candy, the shape and crystal structure of diamonds, the dissolution of silver crystals in aqua fortis to gold dust from Guinea dissolved in aqua regia and the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29 
    CRC Press

  • Medical Biostatistics, Fourth Edition book cover

    Medical Biostatistics, Fourth Edition

    By Abhaya Indrayan, Rajeev Kumar Malhotra

    Encyclopedic in breadth, yet practical and concise, Medical Biostatistics, Fourth Edition focuses on the statistical aspects ofmedicine with a medical perspective, showing the utility of biostatistics as a tool to manage many medical uncertainties. This edition includes more topics in order to fill…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series

  • Active Learning of Cardiovascular Physiology book cover

    Active Learning of Cardiovascular Physiology

    By Burt B. Hamrell

    Cardiovascular disease remains the chief cause of mortality and morbidity in adults in many parts of the world, and diagnosis and treatment is increasingly based on cellular, intracellular, and molecular parameters as well as systems analysis. Consequently, it is vital that medical students learn…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24 
    CRC Press

  • Therapeutic and Nutritional Uses of Algae book cover

    Therapeutic and Nutritional Uses of Algae

    By Leonel Pereira

    Algae have been used since ancient times as food, fodder, fertilizer and as source of medicine. Nowadays seaweeds represent an unlimited source of the raw materials used in pharmaceutical, food industries, medicine and cosmetics. They are nutritionally valuable as fresh or dried vegetables, or as…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • The Coronary Heart Disease Pandemic in the Twentieth Century: Emergence and Decline in Advanced Countries book cover

    The Coronary Heart Disease Pandemic in the Twentieth Century

    Emergence and Decline in Advanced Countries

    By William G. Rothstein

    This book demonstrates that a pandemic of coronary heart disease occurred in North America, western and northern Europe, and Australia and New Zealand from the 1930s to about 2000. At its peak it caused more deaths than any other disease. The book examines and compares trends in coronary heart…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Complete OSCE Skills for Medical and Surgical Finals, Second Edition book cover

    Complete OSCE Skills for Medical and Surgical Finals, Second Edition

    Edited by Kate Tatham, Kinesh Patel

    The Objective Structured Clinical Examination or OSCE for short is a familiar and often daunting experience for medical students. This book provides the essential information needed to tackle OSCE stations competently and with confidence. Over 150 topics are covered at the perfect level of detail…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08 
    CRC Press

  • Invariant Measurement with Raters and Rating Scales: Rasch Models for Rater-Mediated Assessments book cover

    Invariant Measurement with Raters and Rating Scales

    Rasch Models for Rater-Mediated Assessments

    By George Engelhard Jr., Stefanie Wind

    The purpose of this book is to present methods for developing, evaluating and maintaining rater-mediated assessment systems. Rater-mediated assessments involve ratings that are assigned by raters to persons responding to constructed-response items (e.g., written essays and teacher portfolios) and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

  • Evidence and Skills for Normal Labour and Birth book cover

    Evidence and Skills for Normal Labour and Birth

    3rd Edition

    By Denis Walsh

    Evidence-based care is a well-established principle in contemporary healthcare. However, despite the emphasis on promoting evidence-based or effective care without the unnecessary use of technologies and drugs, intervention rates in childbirth continue to rise rapidly. This new edition of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

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