Medicine round up

May 28, 2009

Obesity

Author: Elliot Blass

Edition: First

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Pages: 300

Price: £32.99

ISBN 9780878930371

This volume discusses the factors contributing to the obesity epidemic, including social, cultural, medical, developmental and political influences, on individuals and at group levels. It offers steps towards prevention and fitness.

Surgery: Diagnosis and Management

Editors: Nigel Rawlinson and Derek Alderson

Edition: Fourth

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Pages: 712

Price: £29.99

ISBN 9781405129213

A respected, popular guide (previously Dunn's Surgical Diagnosis and Management) intended for on-the-ward reference. Fully updated, it will appeal to the busy surgical trainee.

Diagnostic Imaging

Authors: Peter Armstrong, Martin Wastie and Andrea G. Rockall

Edition: Sixth

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Pages: 480

Price: £39.99

ISBN 9781405170390

This edition explains the principles of interpretation of all forms of imaging, explaining each technique and when to use it. The authors cover use of plain film, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, radionuclide imaging and interventional radiology.

Endocrinology and Diabetes: Clinical Cases Uncovered

Author: Ramzi Ajjan

Edition: First

Publisher: Wiley

Pages: 208

Price: £19.99

ISBN 9781405157261

Ajjan covers cases from Addison's disease to osteoporosis and diabetic foot ulcer, and has a section explaining the molecular and physiological aspects of endocrinology.

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