New books commencing 26th Feb 2024

MRCP PACES: The Answers Revealed

by Dr Deepa Iyer

Synopsis:

Including 80 clinical cases organised by 8 fundamental systems approaches, ‘MRCP PACES: THE ANSWERS REVEALED’, includes all the vital information a successful MRCP candidate needs to know. Helpful for an initial outline and as a revision guide for the exam.
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Handbook of Quality Improvement in Healthcare – Oxford Professional Practice

Peter Lachman

Publisher’s Synopsis

Quality of care is an essential outcome in modern healthcare, and improving this care is an integral part of the daily work of all healthcare professionals. The Handbook of Quality Improvement in Healthcare systematically covers the most modern theories and methods of improvement and implementation science in a practical and easy to follow format. It focusses on key challenges in healthcare, such as developing safe person-centred care, ensuring equity of care, meeting the challenge of climate change, and ensuring that care is safe, effective, timely, and delivered efficiently. By using helpful case studies throughout, and providing ethical, psychological, and practical advice on quality of care, this pocket-sized handbook is the ideal guide to all in healthcare today.
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1000 SBAs and EMQs for Medical Finals – Crash Course

Philip Xiu (author), Juhu Joseph (editor), Vidhya Nair (editor)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Crash Course – your effective every-day study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have the essential information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.

This volume includes well over 1000 SBAs and EMQs for Medical Finals, which have been divided into 16 commonly tested areas of medicine, surgery and sub-specialities, allowing for thorough and efficient revision by specialty. Questions have been completely rewritten and updated to reflect current clinical guidelines.
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Implementing Occupation-centred Practice : A Practical Guide for Occupational Therapy Practice Learning

Dancza, Karina

Publisher’s Synopsis

This practical text supports occupational therapy students and educators as they navigate the opportunities and challenges of practice learning. Reflecting contemporary and innovative occupation-centred practice, it sets out a step-by-step guide to using this knowledge across a range of settings. The clear structure, templates, examples and strategies it presents demonstrate how contemporary theory can be used to inform and guide practice.

Implementing Occupation-centred Practice is an essential resource for occupational therapy students during their placement preparation and throughout their placement. It also serves as a tool for practice educators who are looking for assistance in structuring learning for their students.
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Neurology Secrets – Secrets


Joseph S. Kass, Eli M. Mizrahi

Publisher’s Synopsis

Part of the bestselling Secrets Series, the updated sixth edition of Neurology Secrets continues to provide an up-to-date, concise overview of the most important topics in neurology today. It serves as a comprehensive introduction for medical students, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, and is also a handy reference and refresher for residents and practitioners. Lists, tables, and clear illustrations throughout expedite review, while the engaging Secrets Series format makes the text both enjoyable and readable. New lead editors, Drs. Kass and Mizrahi, join this publication from a leading neurology program to lend a fresh perspective and expert knowledge.
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Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology Foundations for Clinical Practice

Will Beachey

Publisher’s Synopsis

Gain the solid foundation in A&P that you need to provide effective respiratory care! Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology, 5th Edition provides an in-depth understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of the lungs, heart, vascular system, and kidneys. It connects theory with practice, showing how physiological principles guide the selection and use of diagnostic, therapeutic, and monitoring procedures. New to this edition are clinical scenarios for issues such as vaping and the addiction pathway. Written by noted educator Will Beachey, this book uses a body systems approach and a unique clinical focus to help you think like a clinician and succeed as a respiratory care professional.
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A Practical Guide for Medical Teachers

John A. Dent (editor), Ronald M. Harden (editor), Dan Hunt (editor)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Highly regarded in the field of medical education, A Practical Guide for Medical Teachers provides accessible, highly readable, and practical information for those involved in basic science and clinical medicine teaching. The fully updated 6th Edition offers valuable insights into today’s medical education. Input from global contributors who offer an international perspective and multi-professional approach to topics of interest to all healthcare teachers. With an emphasis on the importance of developing educational skills in the delivery of enthusiastic and effective teaching, it is an essential guide to maximizing teaching performance.
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Listen How to Find the Words for Tender Conversations

Kathryn Mannix

Publisher’s Synopsis

A child coming out to their parent. A family losing someone to terminal illness. A friend noticing the first signs of someone’s dementia. A careers advisor and a teenager with radically different perspectives.

There are moments when we must talk, listen and be there for one another. Why do we so often come away from those times feeling like we could have done more, or should have been braver in the face of discomfort? Why do we skirt the conversations that might matter most?

By bringing together stories with a lifetime’s experience working in medicine and the newest psychology, Mannix offers lessons for how we can better speak our mind and help when others need to.
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MRCOG Part 2 Essential Revision Guide

Sherif Shazly (editor), Nashwa Eltaweel (editor)

Publisher’s Synopsis

This book presents a high-yield, simple and efficient source of preparation for Membership of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (MRCOG) part 2 examination.

It is made to be very simple, extremely organized, easy to use, and focused. It will help candidates to perfectly prepare for the exam. 

This book is a perfect source for doctors who prepare for the exam while they are busy in their practice. In addition, it is an illustrated simple reference to obstetricians and gynaecologists to they can refer to UK-based guidelines in their practice.
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Medical Interviews A Comprehensive Guide to CT, ST & Registrar Interview Skills : Over 120 Medical Interview Questions, Techniques & NHS Topics Explained

Olivier Picard, Dan Wood, Sebastian Yuen, Rachael Harlow, Evelyn Mensah

Publisher’s Synopsis

Medical interview book specifically for CT, ST and Registrar interviews. Includes detailed techniques and examples as well as up-to-date explanations on important NHS topics.
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RevMED 300 SBAs in Clinical Specialties

Lasith Ranasinghe, Oliver Clements

Publisher’s Synopsis

RevMED 300 SBAs in Clinical Specialties is a book of 300 single best answer questions covering a range of topics in paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology and psychiatry. These topics are the focus of 4th or 5th Year examinations in most medical school curriculums and have usually been separated from topics in general medicine and surgery.Question books are an exceptionally useful resource for medical students preparing for their clinical exams. RevMED 300 SBAs in Clinical Specialties is written by students who have recently sat clinical examinations at medical school and is designed to be student-friendly with detailed explanations and flow charts summarising the most up-to-date guidelines. The questions have been edited by teaching fellows and registrars to ensure the topics covered provide students with a functional understanding of important concepts with the hope of aiding their future careers.
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Clinical Specialties Medical Student Revision Guide

Rebecca Richardson, Ricky Ellis

Publisher’s Synopsis

Clinical Specialties: Medical Student Revision Guide is designed to make accessing and remembering core knowledge as easy as possible:

  • each topic is presented in a colourful, revision-ready note format, with extensive use of diagrams, tables and flowcharts
  • key points are highlighted and core concepts summarised, making the information easier to digest, assimilate and memorise
  • consistent structure means you always have access to clinical presentation, investigations and management, risk factors and complications.
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Mosby’s Drug Guide for Nursing Students

Linda Skidmore-Roth

Publisher’s Synopsis

Find the information you need to administer drugs safely, accurately, and professionally! Mosby’s Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 15th Edition with 2024 Update provides concise profiles of more than 4,000 generic and trade name drugs, including the drugs most recently approved by the FDA. Each drug monograph includes clear guidelines to dosing, administration, and the nursing process, so you’ll always be sure that you’re practicing medication safety. What sets this handbook apart is its detailed coverage of rationales and explanations, IV drugs, and the similarities and differences in common classes of drugs. From well-known pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, this drug guide has been trusted by nursing students for more than 25 years!
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Roxburgh’s Common Skin Diseases

Ayse Serap Karadag (editor), Lawrence Charles Parish (editor), Jordan V. Wang (editor), A. C. Roxburgh, Ronald Marks

Publisher’s Synopsis

This acclaimed core text in Dermatology now returns in a thoroughly revised and refocused format. Its clear structuring will enable all readers to find quickly what they need to know and to see how each part fits into the whole, offering a consistent guide for residents wanting a reliable revision aid for the core topics in Dermatology and for physicians in other disciplines interested in individual topics (particularly family physicians specializing in the diagnosis of skin cancer).
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IELTS 18 General Training. Student’s Book With Answers – IELTS Practice Tests

Cambridge (COR)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Authentic examination papers from Cambridge University Press & Assessment provide perfect practice because they are EXACTLY like the real test. Inside IELTS 18 General Training with Answers with Audio with Resource Bank you’ll find FOUR complete examination papers plus details of the different parts of the test and the scoring system, so you can familiarise yourself with the General test format and practise your exam technique. Download the audio for the Listening tests, example Speaking test videos, answer keys with extra explanations and sample Writing answers (instructions on inner front cover), or access your audio and video directly via QR codes in the book.
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IELTS 18 Academic With Answers Authentic Examination Papers – Cambridge English

Cambridge University Press & Assessment (COR)

Publisher’s Synopsis

Authentic examination papers from Cambridge University Press & Assessment provide perfect practice because they are EXACTLY like the real test. Inside IELTS 18 Academic with Answers with Audio with Resource Bank you’ll find FOUR complete examination papers plus details of the different parts of the test and the scoring system, so you can familiarise yourself with the Academic test format and practise your exam technique. Download the audio for the Listening tests, example Speaking test videos, answer keys with extra explanations and sample Writing answers (instructions on inner front cover), or access your audio and video directly via QR codes in the book.
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Clinical Haematology – Illustrated Clinical Cases

Atul B. Mehta, Keith Gomez

Publisher’s Synopsis

This fully illustrated text is an essential guide for trainees in Haematology and Medicine studying for higher examinations, as well as for professionals wishing to expand their knowledge or revalidate.

The book contains over 100 illustrated cases covering the whole field of malignant and non-malignant haematology, including coagulation problems and infectious diseases. Each case contains a set of questions written by two Royal College examiners, with answers on the reverse page. Readers can make differential diagnoses and devise treatment plans and prognoses, before turning the page to read the experts’ detailed answers.

The cases are presented in random order – just as they would be in real life – and are of varying lengths and degrees of difficulty, accompanied by hundreds of colour photomicrographs, photographs, and x-rays.

This new edition is revised and updated, with new cases, images, and tables.
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