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Trauma: Code Red: Companion to the RCSEng Definitive Surgical Trauma Skills Course

1st Edition

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Mansoor Ali Khan, Morgan McMonagle
November 2, 2018

The Royal College of Surgeons’ of England two-day “definitive surgical trauma skills course” is run by the authors. The course began in 1997 but a new syllabus has recently been put in place.The focus is on thoracic ,abdominal and vascular injuries, caused by both penetrating trauma,...

Improving Outcomes in Colon & Rectal Surgery

1st Edition

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Brian R. Kann, David E. Beck, David A. Margolin, H. David Vargas, Charles B. Whitlow
October 31, 2018

Quality measures and outcomes are receiving greater attention by the lay and medical communities. The occurrence or mismanagement of complications often results in poor outcomes, increased cost, and significant morbidity. Answering the call for transparency and improvement requires action by all inv...

Textbook of Assisted Reproductive Techniques: Two Volume Set

5th Edition

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David K. Gardner, Ariel Weissman, Colin M. Howles, Zeev Shoham
January 22, 2018

Already established as a classic comprehensive reference for the whole team at the IVF clinic, this new edition has been extensively revised, with the addition of several important new contributions on laboratory ( including advanced sperm selection techniques for ICSI, human embryo biopsy proc...

Writing High-Quality Medical Publications: A User's Manual

1st Edition

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Stephen W Gutkin
August 24, 2018

The imperative to "publish and not perish" has never been more compelling. Yet millions of manuscripts are prepared each year without a clear path to publication by a peer-reviewed medical journal. Enter "The Gutkin Manual." Drawing from the author's distinguished, nearly 30-year career, this compre...

Psychology of Terrorists: Profiling and CounterAction

1st Edition

Raymond H. Hamden
November 15, 2018

There are many books published that cover social psychology and violence and aggression, including political violence. Few books, however, establish the mind-set of the terrorist as individual. This includes asking into account personal experience, psychological make-up, personal background, and...

Proton Therapy Physics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Harald Paganetti
November 15, 2018

Expanding on the highly successful first edition, this second edition of Proton Therapy Physics has been completely restructured and updated throughout, and includes several new chapters. Suitable for both newcomers in medical physics and more seasoned specialists in radiation oncology, this book...

Volatile Organic Compound Analysis in Biomedical Diagnosis Applications

1st Edition

Raquel Cumeras, Xavier Correig
November 15, 2018

This volume presents a thought-provoking state-of-the-art picture of how volatile compounds are used in metabolomics, currently a hot topic in the metabolomics field. It provides a thorough description of what volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are, why they are important in biomedicine, and what...

Trauma: Code Red: Companion to the RCSEng Definitive Surgical Trauma Skills Course

1st Edition

Mansoor Ali Khan, Morgan McMonagle
November 14, 2018

The Royal College of Surgeons’ of England two-day “definitive surgical trauma skills course” is run by the authors. The course began in 1997 but a new syllabus has recently been put in place.The focus is on thoracic ,abdominal and vascular injuries, caused by both penetrating trauma, such...

The Minor Illness Manual: 5th Edition

5th Edition

Georgina Johnson, Ian Hill-Smith, Chirag Bakhai
November 14, 2018

This new edition of the best-selling Minor Illness Manual has been completely revised and updated with the latest clinical guidance and prescribing information, and includes a new chapter on the changing demands of Primary Care. The simple, clear and easy-to-use format enables Primary Care...

A Century of Geneticists: Mutation to Medicine

1st Edition

Krishna Dronamraju
November 12, 2018

Genetics, like all scientific disciplines, is a human endeavor. Thus, the lives of geneticists - their friendships, colleagues and associations - play an important role in the historical development of the science. This book summarizes the history of genetics by reviewing the lives of the prominent...

Non-Invasive Ventilation and Weaning: Principles and Practice, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Mark Elliott, Stefano Nava, Bernd Schönhofer
November 12, 2018

Now in full-colour, this eagerly-anticipated second edition continues to be the most comprehensive resource available on non-invasive ventilation (NIV), both in the hospital and at home. Reflecting a global perspective with expert contributors from more than 15 countries, the book: • provides...

Organometallics in Cancer Chemotherapy: Volume II: Transition Metal Compounds

1st Edition

Ionel Haiduc
November 12, 2018

This two-volume text reviews the field and pinpoints the types of organometallics which are most promising for further exploration. Although no organometallic compound is currently in therapeutic use, the success of Cisplatin and related platinum complexes shows the promise that some...

Mixed and Augmented Reality in Medicine

1st Edition

Terry M. Peters, Cristian A. Linte, Ziv Yaniv, Jacqueline Williams
November 09, 2018

Augmented reality (AR) is transforming how we work, learn, play and connect with the world, and is now being introduced to the field of medicine, where it is revolutionising healthcare as pioneering virtual elements are being added to real images to provide a more compelling and intuitive view...

Intravoxel Incoherent Motion (IVIM) MRI: Principles and Applications

1st Edition

Denis Le Bihan, Mami lima, Christian Federau, Eric E. Sigmund
November 08, 2018

Intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM) refers to translational movements which within a given voxel and during the measurement time present a distribution of speeds in orientation and/or amplitude. The concept was introduced in 1986 together with the foundation of diffusion MRI because it had been...

Prostate Cancer Imaging: An Engineering and Clinical Perspective

1st Edition

Ayman El-Baz, Gyan Pareek, Jasjit S. Suri
November 07, 2018

This will be a comprehensive overview of the latest research, technologies and innovations in minimally invasive imaging of the prostate gland and prostate cancer imaging. A major focus will be 3D image segmentation along with computer-aided-diagnosis techniques for prostate cancer. Also featured...

Integrated Evaluation of Disability

1st Edition

Ramar Sabapathi Vinayagam
November 06, 2018

There are overwhelming demands for health and rehabilitation services due to rise in the number of disabled people. The existing literature on disability evaluation has only focused on impairment or functional limitation or earning capacity. They have not considered the skills fundamental to live,...

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