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Enhancing Surgical Performance: A Primer in Non-technical Skills

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Rhona Flin, George G. Youngson, Steven Yule
July 28, 2015

Enhancing Surgical Performance: A Primer in Non-Technical Skills explains why non-technical skills are vital for safe and effective performance in the operating theatre. The book provides a full account, with supporting empirical evidence, of the Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons (NOTSS) system and ...

Statistical Methods for Survival Trial Design: With Applications to Cancer Clinical Trials Using R

Jianrong Wu
June 18, 2018

Statistical Methods for Survival Trial Design: With Applications to Cancer Clinical Trials Using R provides a thorough presentation of the principles of designing and monitoring cancer clinical trials in which time-to-event is the primary endpoint. Traditional cancer trial designs with...

Essentials of Anesthesia for Neurotrauma

Hemanshu Prabhakar, Charu Mahajan, Indu Kapoor
June 18, 2018

This book aims to provide an overview of the basics of anesthesia for neurotrauma. It showcases how management of different neurotrauma cases may differ, especially those involving spine and or polytrauma. It provides quick and easy access to understand anesthesia for neurotrauma....

Mastering the UKCAT: Second Edition

Dr Christopher Nordstrom, George Rendel, Dr Ricardo Tavares
June 18, 2018

Drawing on The Medic Portal’s proven track record, this fully-updated second edition of Mastering the UKCAT takes you step by step through the proven techniques that have helped thousands of students achieve top UKCAT scores. Our expert authors deconstruct all question types before leading you...

Probiotics in Mental Health

Colin R. Martin, Derek Larkin
June 15, 2018

The concept that the gut and brain are intricately linked is widely accepted not just within the lay community but increasingly within scientific and therapeutic circles as well. Terms such as "heartache" and "gut wrenching" are more than mere metaphor, they represent key fundamental aspects of...

Clinical Radiotherapy Physics with MATLAB: A Problem-Solving Approach

Pavel Dvorak
June 12, 2018

The first MATLAB® programming book written specifically for clinical radiotherapy medical physicists and medical physics trainees, this much-needed book teaches users how to create their own clinical applications using MATLAB®, as a complement to commercial software particularly when the latter...

The Renal Drug Handbook: The Ultimate Prescribing Guide for Renal Practitioners, 5th Edition

Caroline Ashley, Aileen Dunleavy
June 12, 2018

This invaluable guide, endorsed by the UKMi and reflecting the extensive experience of the UK Renal Pharmacy Group, features drug monographs guiding physicians in how to prescribe, prepare, and administer drugs to patients with different levels of kidney function and when undergoing renal...

Aesthetic Rejuvenation Challenges and Solutions: A World Perspective

Paul J. Carniol, Gary D. Monheit
June 08, 2018

Practitioners of aesthetic medicine and surgery already have a series of textbooks instructing on how to treat the standard patient. Unfortunately, they also have patients who do not conform to the average—those who are of a different age, or sex, ethnicity, or medical history, or who have special...

Advanced and Emerging Technologies in Radiation Oncology Physics

Siyong Kim, John W. Wong
June 06, 2018

This new book educates readers about new technologies before they appear in hospitals, enabling medical physicists and clinicians to prepare for new technologies thoroughly and proactively, and provide better patient care once new equipment becomes available. Emerging technologies in imaging,...

Blueprint for Engagement: Authentic Leadership

Norma T. Hollis
June 06, 2018

Authentic leadership is an approach to leadership that emphasizes building the leader’s legitimacy through honest relationships with followers which value their input and are built on an ethical foundation. By building trust and generating enthusiastic support from their subordinates, authentic...

Mind-Body Medicine in Clinical Practice

Hilary McClafferty
June 04, 2018

Consumer demand for integrative medicine has increased over recent decades, and cutting-edge research in neuroscience has identified opportunities for new treatment options. This text outlines the evidence behind mind-body medicine and provides rich case-based examples.. It is written by a...

Advances in Particle Therapy: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Manjit Dosanjh, Jacques Bernier
June 01, 2018

Hadron therapy is a groundbreaking new method of treating cancer. Boasting greater precision than other therapies, this therapy is now utilised in many clinical settings and the field is growing. More than 50 medical facilities currently perform (or are planned to perform) this treatment, with this...

The Handbook of Marketing Strategy for Life Science Companies: Formulating the Roadmap You Need to Navigate the Market

Jean-Francois Denault
June 01, 2018

The proposed book is follows in the same steps as the first book in the series, The Handbook of Market Research for Life Sciences. While the first book focused on the techniques and methodologies to collect the market data you need to evaluate your market as well as presentation models for your...

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