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  1. Image -Guided and Adaptive Radiation Therapy

    Image -Guided and Adaptive Radiation Therapy

    $20.00

    This book provides detailed, state-of-the-art information and guidelines on the latest developments, innovations, and clinical procedures in image-guided and adaptive radiation therapy. The first section discusses key methodological and technological issues in image-guided and adaptive radiation therapy, including use of implanted fiducial markers, management of respiratory motion, image-guided stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiation therapy, three-dimensional conformal brachytherapy, target definition and localization, and PET/CT and biologically conformal radiation therapy. The second section provides practical clinical information on image-guided adaptive radiation therapy for cancers at all common anatomic sites and for pediatric cancers. The third section offers practical guidelines for establishing an effective image-guided adaptive radiation therapy program. Learn More
  2. The Physics of Radiation Therapy
  3. Medical Biochemistry old ed
  4. One Piece of Advice

    One Piece of Advice

    $21.20

    If you've just been diagnosed with early breast cancer, then this is the book to help you through it. It's a wealth of advice, from the 'been there, done that' cancer club. Learn More
  5. The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs Candidate Briefings,Patient Briefings

    The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs Candidate Briefings,Patient Briefings

    $27.10

    This book is the companion book to The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs, which has sold 8000 copies in 2 years. OSCE examinations are used worldwide as a critical part of medical student assessment, yet there is often little preparation for them provided by medical schools. The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs is intended to fill this gap. It includes 92 scenarios, covering medical history taking, clinical examination, practical skills, communication skills, plus specialties, meaning that everything for medical students is covered in one place. The book is designed to allow students to role play a real life OSCE, with each station containing a) a briefing for an actor playing 'the patient' b) a briefing for the 'student' and c) a mark scheme and questions to ask for 'the examiner.' This book has relevance beyond examinations, with the mark scheme checklists acting as a day-to-day reference for professionals. Learn More
  6. Origins

    Origins

    $29.95

    The field of epigenetics is revolutionizing our understanding of how environment shapes our genes. Dr. Susan Prescott is a leading childhood immunologist who shows how the application of epigenetics through Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) is changing scientific research and public health. A poor start to life is associated with an increased risk of disorders throughout life, including cardiovascular disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes and metabolic disturbances, osteoporosis, chronic obstructive lung disease, some forms of cancer, and some mental illnesses. The environment in which early life develops - at conception, and/or during fetal life, infancy, and early childhood - induces changes in development that have a long term impact on later health and disease risk. Parental lifestyle, diet, smoking, obesity, as well as exposure to endocrine disruptor chemicals and toxins, have all been shown to modulate disease risk. The effects of such exposures are often graded and subtle - they do not simply disrupt development or induce disease themselves - but can affect how rapidly disease develops in an individual. However, timely interventions may reduce such risk in individuals and also limit its transmission to the next generation. DOHaD has significant implications for many societies and for global health policy. Therefore, in this book, Dr. Prescott explains the research and shows how a focus on early life - in health promotion, the exchange of knowledge between policymakers, clinical and basic scientists and the wider public, and education and training - will build capacity to assist a healthy start to life across populations Learn More
  7. Chan's Practical Geriatrics
  8. The Unofficial Guide to Practical Skills

    The Unofficial Guide to Practical Skills

    $33.00

    'The Unofficial Guide to Practical Skills' follows on from 'The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs', which has sold 8000 copies in 2 years. It covers over 50 practical skills for medical students, nurses, junior doctors, and other healthcare professionals, including all of the core competencies- more than any other practical skills book on the market. Uniquely it is fully illustrated with over 200 color photos/illustrations, and has accompanying mark schemes to simulate real-life assessment, with model answers so students can check how well they are performing. This book has relevance beyond examinations, for post graduate further education and as a day-to-day reference for professionals Learn More
  9. Differential Diagnosis

    Differential Diagnosis

    $36.55

    This Fourth Edition covers 127 common presenting problems in both medicine and surgery in a consistent format. Each topic includes a list of all potential causes of the condition, colour coded to indicate common, occasional or rare causes. Important geographical variations are also highlighted. Two sections cover the differential diagnosis of biochemical and haematological disorders which provide a ready check when reviewing abnormal results The text includes a targeted guide to the relevant general and specific follow-up investigations which should be carried out as appropriate. At the end of each topic a box highlights important learning points, or indicates symptom and signs suggestive of significant pathology which require urgent action. Eighty colour photographs of key clinical presentations have been added to assist symptom recognition. Two new chapters on Hypotension and Photophobia. Learn More
  10. The Unofficial Guide to Prescribing

    The Unofficial Guide to Prescribing

    $36.95

    The Unofficial Guide to Prescribing lays out the practical steps of how to assess, investigate and manage a patient, with a focus on what to prescribe and how to prescribe it. Its aim is to empower newly graduated junior doctors to excel at dealing with emergencies and handling complex prescribing scenarios. Prescribing errors cost healthcare systems millions annually, so early training in prescribing has become an urgent priority of medical education and now forms an essential part of teaching and assessment. The Unofficial Guide to Prescribing (from the same stable as The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs) is a new book designed to address this requirement. It is written by junior doctors still close to the transition from theory to practice, overseen by a review panel of senior clinicians to ensure accuracy, and designed to help medical students practise and learn as much as possible about prescribing, in actual clinical scenarios, before they have to do it for real. Learn More

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