Medicine round-up

February 23, 2012

Parasitology for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Author: John W. Ridley

Edition: First

Publisher: Cengage

Pages: 316

Price: £39.99

ISBN: 9781435448162

John Ridley takes complex topics and organises them into an easy-to-read format that aims to help the reader learn about parasitic infections and how to effectively collect and prepare samples, aiding in the diagnosis of parasitosis.

Introduction to Clinical Nutrition

Author: Vishwanath Sardesai

Edition: Third

Publisher: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis

Pages: 704

Price: £49.99

ISBN: 9781439818183

Incorporating case studies to illustrate key concepts, this book discusses the physiological and metabolic interrelationships of all nutrients, including a review of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals, and their roles in health maintenance and the prevention of various diseases.

FRCR Part 1 Anatomy Mock Examinations

Authors: Aidan Shaw, Benjamin Smith and David C. Howlett

Edition: First

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Pages: 240

Price: £.50

ISBN: 9781107648647

This textbook provides practice for the new anatomy examination introduced by the Royal College of Radiologists. Each mock examination is laid out and structured in the same way as the real papers. With 10 mock exams and 200 images, all anatomical areas are covered, including normal variants and paediatric cases.

Palliative Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents: A Practical Handbook

Editors: Brian S. Carter, Marcia Levetown and Sarah E. Friebert

Edition: Second

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Pages: 560

Price: £36.50 and £18.00

ISBN: 9781421401485 and 1492

Written by leading researchers, clinicians, family members and advocates, this guide seeks to provide professionals involved in paediatric palliative and end-of-life care with key knowledge. The updated and expanded edition includes chapters on palliative care in the home and the importance of communication within families.

A Textbook of General Practice

Editor: Anne Stephenson

Edition: Third

Publisher: Hodder Education

Pages: 336

Price: £24.99

ISBN: 9781444120646

Produced for the medical student and foundation doctor, this book endeavours to provide a narrative introduction to the important discipline of general practice. Through the inclusion of first-hand commentary from students and tutors, the author allows readers to draw from others’ personal experience.

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