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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...


Fast Facts: Myelodysplastic Syndromes

by P. Dyer & M.L. Arellano

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are a group of clonal myeloid blood disorders that affect older people. As the global population ages, the incidence of these disorders is increasing. As such, healthcare professionals...


The Cornish Midwife

by Jo Bartlett

The Top 10 Bestseller. For fans of Call The Midwife!

A fresh start…

Midwife Ella Mehenick left the small Cornish town of Port Agnes for London and never looked back. But when her seemingly perfect life crashes...


The Pediatric Primer

by Michael W Simon

Your children are always on the move, and keeping up with the best treatment for their bumps and scrapes, fevers and colds, is a challenge for even the most experienced parents. This book is an essential resource...


Fast Facts: Gene Therapy

by R. Herzog & L. Popplewell

Gene therapy has emerged as a discipline in medicine that can provide treatments for diseases that have no other therapies available, save lives of patients for whom there is no other hope and replace suboptimal...


Women in Swedish Society

by Annika Forssén, Gunilla Carlstedt & Rochelle Wright

Women in Swedish Society is a groundbreaking study by two general practitioners, Annika Forssén and Gunilla Carlstedt, who believed that the medical profession and accepted medical science was inadequately...


Allergy and Asthma Made Easy

by Amtul Salam Sami

A concise, practical guide to the diagnosis, treatment and management of common allergy and asthma conditions in primary care.

Allergy and asthma represent some of the most common chronic conditions presenting...


The GP Consultation Reimagined

by Martin Brunet

A new and creative way of thinking about the consultation in primary care, for both trainees and practising GPs

The book features a unique Two Houses model to help the reader move away from completing a series...


Clinical Consult to Psychiatric Mental Health Management for Nurse Practitioners

by Laura Mandos, Jennifer Reinhold & Jacqueline Rhoads

Convenient, practical, and portable

Revised and updated, the second edition of this practical resource remains the only advanced practice guide to provide an overview of the major DSM-5 disorders across the lifespan...


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...


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,...


Screening

by Angela E. Raffle, Anne Mackie & J. A. Muir Gray

Screening programmes involve the systematic offer of testing for populations or groups of apparently healthy people to identify individuals who may be at future risk of a particular medical condition or disease,...


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...


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,...


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...