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Practical Obstetrics and Gynaecology Handbook for O&G Clinicians and General Practitioners: Autobiography of Yean Leng LIM

by Thiam Chye Tan, Kim Teng Tan, Eng Hseon Tay & S P Chonkar

This handbook provides an evidence-based approach to common obstetrics & gynaecological problems faced by O & G clinicians and general practitioners in their daily practice. It is the only book available with...


Better Health & Wellbeing Professionals Ask Better Questions

by Lindsay Tighe & Heather-Jane Gray

Do you want to make a bigger difference in people's lives by enabling them to manage their own Health & Wellbeing? You have the ability to achieve this through one conscious act . . .by changing the way you...


Parkinson’s Disease. A Guide to Medical Treatment

by Michael Carranza, Madeline R. Snyder, Jessica Davenport Shaw & Theresa A. Zesiewicz

In Parkinson’s disease, the past half-century of research has brought many fascinating advances in treatment.

Proper identification and treatment of both motor and non-motor symptoms lead to a better overall...


Helping people to give up smoking can be easy

by Fabio Lugoboni

Why is it so difficult to quit smoking? Often the main obstacle is the fear of failing. The situation is no different for health professionals, especially doctors. They too often stop because of their fear of...


The Health and Care Revolution

by Kevin Dean and Muttukrishnan Rajarajan

The healthcare sector is facing a series of challenges that could seem insurmountable - an increase in demand caused by the ageing population in western, developed countries; the corresponding reduction in the...


From Health Club to Healthcare

by Dr. Raj Gupta

Throughout the country, independent gyms are struggling. Revenue is sinking. Signups are flat. You can’t raise dues without losing members. And profits from personal training can’t offset losses everywhere...


From Health Club to Healthcare

by Dr. Raj Gupta

Throughout the country, independent gyms are struggling. Revenue is sinking. Signups are flat. You can’t raise dues without losing members. And profits from personal training can’t offset losses everywhere...


9 Months In, 9 Months Out

by Vanessa LoBue

Expertise can explain the science of what's happening to a fetus or a baby throughout development, but all the science in the world can't tell you what it feels like to have a baby: the pang of morning sickness,...


Health for all Children

by Alan Emond

The foundations of health and wellbeing are laid down in pregnancy and the early years. Health for all Children takes a life course approach to child health, starting in pregnancy and extending to the age of...


Healing Self-Injury

by Janis Whitlock & Elizabeth E. Lloyd-Richardson

Subtle scars disappearing up a shirt sleeve, unexplained bruises, burn marks. As many as one out of every four young people engage in non-suicidal self-injury, defined as the deliberate destruction of body tissue...


Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme

by Tim Raine, George Collins, Catriona Hall & Nina Hjelde et al.

The Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme returns in a new edition to keep junior doctors, as well as their supervisors and senior medical students, up-to-date and give them the information and confidence...


The Art of General Practice

by David Bartlett

“At times nostalgic, but frequently emotional and so positive, this book is an easy-access antidote to the calls for ‘resilience’ and the anti-patient rhetoric that seems to appear all too commonly on...


Metabolic Syndrome. From Risk Factor to Management

by Michael J. Blaha & Rajesh Tota-Maharaj

Increased caloric intake, increased refined carbohydrate consumption, and physical inactivity have led to an explosion in the worldwide incidence of abdominal obesity and the emerging epidemic of insulin resistance,...


Fourteen Days to Amazing Health

by Dona Cooper-Dockery Md

Fourteen Days to Amazing Health is written to educate, inspire, and empower readers to take charge of their health and prevent and reverse chronic diseases using lifestyle modifications. As a physician practicing...


Beyond the Ieop and Me

by Terri Moore

This is an exquisite perspective on living with and life with a mentally challenged individual. She posts details of the mind of John Clarence Moore, who was born with mental challenges. His mind-set is light...


How to improve compliance in… hypertension

by Aa. Vv.

Physicians play an important role in helping patients modify unhealthy lifestyles and behaviors, but they do not always routinely advise their hypertensive patients to change their behavior. Only an adequate...


Unusual Signs and Symptoms in Internal Medicine

by Vittorio Gallo

Despite the introduction of innovative technologies and accurate laboratory techniques, an adequate anamnesis still remains the most important tool to develop a correct diagnosis. When signs and symptoms described...


How to improve compliance in… deep venous thrombosis

by Luca Masotti

Prophylaxis with mechanical and/or pharmacologic therapies is essential to avoid DVT. Only an adequate adherence to prescribed therapies can avoid risks, and failure to tackle adherence issues early may cost...


Hypertension and physical activity

by Gian Pasquale Ganzit & Luca Stefanini

Publishing is an essential practice for all health care professionals. This booklet aims at providing some suggestions to physicians who would like to publish on diabetes. An exmplanation of editorial process...


Osteoporosis and physical activity

by Gian Pasquale Ganzit & Luca Stefanini

Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by reduced bone strength leading to an increased risk of fractures. It can strike at any age, although the risk for developing the disease increases consistently with...