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Family & General Practice

  • International Perspectives on Primary Care Researchby Felicity Goodyear-Smith; Bob Mash

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    International Perspectives on Primary Care Research examines how the evidence base from primary care research can strengthen health care services and delivery, tackle the growing burden of disease, improve quality and safety, and increase a person-centred focus to health care. Demonstrating the inter-professional nature of the discipline, the... more...

  • Empathy in Health Professions Education and Patient Careby Mohammadreza Hojat

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    This welcome updated and expanded edition offersnew findings and insights into this cornerstone of practice as well aseffective tools for its clinical use. Spanning psychodynamic theory toneuroscience and evolution to medicine, the book defines empathy in the contextof patient care, and both in its critical role as a human attribute and in itsnecessity... more...

  • Dermatoscopy of Non-Pigmented Skin Tumorsby Iris Zalaudek; Giuseppe Argenziano; Jason Giacomel

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    Although many skin lesions are pigmented, Dermatoscopy of Non-pigmented Skin Tumors: Pink - Think - Blink addresses non-pigmented lesions, which may be more difficult to diagnose. It discusses dermatoscopy not only as a reliable tool for diagnosis, but also for the monitoring of treatment outcomes following topical therapy. The clinical diagnosis... more...

  • Pocket Prescriber 2014by Timothy RJ Nicholson; Donald RJ Singer

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    This book provides succinct reviews of 500 of the most commonly prescribed drugs. Each entry covers key prescribing information and provides information on safety issues, warnings, drug errors, and adverse effects. The book supplies practical guidance on drug selection and includes prescribing protocols and guidelines, information for complicated... more...

  • Development and Application of Biomarkersby Roger L. Lundblad

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 188.95

    First introduced to biomedical research in 1980, the term biomarker has taken on a life of its own in recent years and has come to mean a number of things. In biomedical science, biomarker has evolved to most commonly mean a characteristic that can be used either as a diagnostic or a prognostic, but most significantly as a screening indicator for... more...

  • The Delivery of Regenerative Medicines and Their Impact on Healthcareby Catherine Prescott; Dame Julia Polak

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 217.95

    Now that prohibitions against stem cell research are relaxing, it is time for the field to move forward with the advances that promise to eliminate so much human suffering. However, it would be na´ve to ignore the fact that regenerative medicines pose a whole new set of challenges to an industry sector that for decades has geared itself to the development... more...

  • Food Allergyby Scott H. Sicherer

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 132.95

    Food allergy has increased over the past two decades, with a larger number of patients presenting a myriad of related symptoms and illnesses to physicians and allied health professionals. The growing number of patients poses a challenge to health care providers and confirms the need for developing best clinical practice guidelines. Based on the Expert... more...

  • White Coat Talesby Robert B. Taylor

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 39.99

    This new edition of  White Coat Tales  presents intriguing stories that give historical context to what we do in medicine today?the body?s ?holy bone? and how it got its name, a surprising reason why gout seemed to be so prevalent several centuries ago, and the therapeutic misadventure that shortened the life of Eleanor Roosevelt.  In... more...

  • Dermatoscopy in Clinical Practice, Second Editionby Giuseppe Micali; Francesco Lacarrubba

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 99.95

    Dermatoscopy has been heavily promoted to dermatologists as the front line in detecting skin cancer early and easily. However, this technology also has other uses in everyday dermatologic practice. Dermatoscopy in Clinical Practice shows those already using the equipment how they can extend its use beyond pigmented lesions and exploit its full... more...

  • On-Call Geriatric Psychiatryby Ana Hategan; James A. Bourgeois; Calvin H. Hirsch

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This text covers basic principles and practice of on-call psychiatric care in the geriatric patient in various medical settings. It compiles the most likely complaints and provides assessment and management tools for each situation. Written and edited by expert geriatric psychiatrists, emergency psychiatrists, consultation/liaison psychiatrists, geriatricians,... more...