New & noteworthy: Medicine

February 28, 2013

Essential Neonatal Medicine

Authors: Sunil Sinha, Lawrence Miall and Luke Jardine
Edition: Fifth
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Pages: 400
Price: £39.99
ISBN: 9780470670408 and 9781118286456 (e-book)

This full-colour textbook and reference for trainee doctors, neonatal nurses and midwives has been updated with new illustrations, clinical tips, cross-references to Wiley title Nursing the Neonate (2010) and end- of-chapter summaries. It is accompanied by a Wiley Desktop Edition: and companion website.


Clinical Endocrinology

Authors: Saffron Whitehead and John Miell
Edition: First
Publisher: Scion
Pages: 480
Price: £35.99
ISBN: 9781904842859

The UK-based authors seek to offer core information on a complex subject in an illustrated text aimed at medical students, trainees, residents and endocrinology fellows. First principles and case studies describing presentation, diagnosis and management of patients are outlined, and further clinical materials, coverage of recent advances and self-test questions are included.


Essential Reproduction

Author: Martin H. Johnson
Edition: Seventh
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Pages: 392
Price: £44.99
ISBN: 9781444335750

Taking a multidisciplinary approach integrating physiology, genetics, behaviour, anatomy and clinical science, this text addresses medical, veterinary, biological science and physiology students, as well as trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology. The latest edition offers access to the Wiley E-Text online resource, a companion website with downloadable images, and includes up-to-date information on conceptual, informational and applied aspects of reproduction.


Basic and Clinical Pharmacology

Authors: Bertram Katzung, Susan Masters and Anthony Trevor
Edition: Twelfth
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Pages: 1,248
Price: £41.99
ISBN: 9780071764018

Organised to reflect the syllabuses of many pharmacology courses, this extensively illustrated textbook includes basic principles, chemotherapeutic and immunologic drugs, geriatric pharmacology, botanical supplements and important new drugs. The clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects is outlined, case studies introduce clinical problems, and summary tables and diagrams supply key information.


Clinical Sports Medicine

Authors: Peter Brukner and Karim Khan
Edition: Fourth
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Pages: 1,268
Price: £99.99
ISBN: 9780070998131

“The bible of sports medicine” seeks to covers all aspects of diagnosis and management of sports-related injuries, including the principles of sports medicine, enhancement of sports performance and dealing with special groups. This updated edition offers access to a companion website featuring online masterclasses and video clips of clinical examinations.


Surgical Talk: Lecture Notes in Undergraduate Surgery

Editors: Andrew Goldberg and Gerard Stansby
Edition: Third
Publisher: Imperial College Press
Pages: 440
Price: £32.00
ISBN: 9781848166141

This guide focuses on the level of knowledge and the approach expected of the better students reaching the end of their undergraduate training, and is written in a tutorial-like story format. It includes sections on trauma, orthopaedics, urology and ENT, and places emphasis on subjects badly covered elsewhere such as fluid balance management and minor surgical procedures.

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