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- Springer 2006; US$ 199.00
The fourth in a series of proceedings volumes from the International Symposia on Fractals in Biology and Medicine in Ascona, Switzerland. This title highlights the potential that fractal geometry offers for elucidating and explaining the complex make-up of cells, tissues and biological organisms either in normal, abnormal and tumoral conditions. more...
Ethical Challenges in Study Design and Informed Consent for Health Research in Resource-poor SettingsWorld Health Organization 2007; US$ 25.00
This review considers ethical challenges to research design and informed consent in biomedical and behavioral studies conducted in resource-poor settings. A review of the literature explores relevant social, cultural, and ethical issues in the conduct of biomedical and social health research in developing countries. Ten case vignettes illustrate ethical... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 38.00
Covers the main areas of placement learning, including: developing a learning contract; reflective practice; using supervision; managing time; evidence-based practice; capturing your learning in a personal and professional portfolio; and, failing placements. This book provides ideas and tools to use on your placement, and various case studies. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 59.99
The objective of this book is to make its readers better informed and more critical consumers of clinical research to help them recognize the strengths and the weaknesses of scientific publications. In doing so, the reader will be able to distinguish patient-important and methodologically sound studies from those having limitations in design, conduct... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 139.00
Optimization has become an essential tool in addressing the limitation of resources and need for better decision-making in the medical field. Both continuous and discrete mathematical techniques are playing an increasingly important role in understanding several fundamental problems in medicine. This volume presents a wide range of medical applications... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 104.95
Providing reliable information on an intervention effect, meta-analysis is a powerful statistical tool for analyzing and combining results from individual studies. Meta-Analysis of Binary Data Using Profile Likelihood focuses on the analysis and modeling of a meta-analysis with individually pooled data (MAIPD). It presents a unifying approach to... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1980; US$ 65.00
In this book, the authors address some basic problems in the learning of biomedical science, medicine, and the other health sciences. Students in most medical schools, especially in basic science courses, are required to memorize a large number of "facts," facts which may or may not be relevant to medical practice. Problem-based learning... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 65.00
From Mark Quirk, recipient of the 2006 Society of Teachers of Family Medicine's Excellence in Education award, comes the latest on improving medical education. In this volume, Quirk explores metacognition, the idea that we can think about the way we or other people think, and thus gain a better understanding of ourselves, our own cognitive processes,... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 51.95
This new volume in the concise "How To" series explores the foundations and principles of continuing education of professionals and then relates these to the practice of teaching the various modalities used in CME. The areas covered include experiential learning, group dynamics, situated learning and reflective practice - and make these understandable... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 45.00
"With the 2010 publication of Dr. Victor Skretkowicz's Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing (Revised with Additions) in Florence Nightingale's (1920-1910) centenary year, nurses and others will recognize this extraordinary woman whose dedication and determination helped to shape the course of modern global healthcare and holistic... more...