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Cardiovascular System at a Glance 5ed

Paperback, 02/04/2020, £28.99
£26.09

Kumar & Clark's Cases in Clinical Medicine 4ed

Paperback, 30/10/2020, £24.99
£22.49

Human Anatomy: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £8.99
£8.09
An understanding of the structure and function of the human body is vital for anyone studying the medical and health sciences. In this Very Short Introduction Leslie Klenerman provides a clear and accessible overview of the main systems of the human anatomy, illustrated with a number of clear explanatory diagrams.

Clinical Immunology 2ed

Paperback, 10/03/2016, £36.99
£33.29
Clinical Immunology gives an insight into the function of the immune system, the front line of defence against pathological disease, and the diagnostic techniques used to identify associated malfunctions and disorders.

Drugs: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 23/06/2016, £8.99
£8.09
In this second edition, Les Iversen presents an introductory account of what drugs are, how they work, and the advances made over the past 100 years in the field of pharmacology. Looking at pharmaceutical drugs and both legal and illegal recreational drugs, Iversen reflects on how twentieth-century drugs have changed our lives.

Pandemics: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 08/12/2016, £7.99
£7.19
A concise and comprehensive account of pandemics throughout human history, including plague, tubercolosis, smallpox, malaria, cholera, and HIV.

Psychobiological Processes in Health and Illness

Paperback, 20/12/2010, £34.99
£31.49
A short, inexpensive and new modular textbook that will be required reading for a very popular behavioural science course, health psychology

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Diagnosis 3ed

Paperback, 18/09/2014, £32.99
£29.69
This handbook describes the diagnostic process clearly and logically, aiding medical students and others who wish to improve their diagnostic performance and to learn more about the diagnostic process.

Inside Track to Successful Academic Writing

Paperback, 25/06/2009, £18.99
£17.09
This title guides students through the whole process of academic writing. From understanding the task and planning essays or assignments, right through to utilising feedback, it will ensure students are able to get more out of the writing process.

Educating Physicians: A Call for Reform of Medical School and Residency

Hardback, 18/06/2010, £36.99
£33.29
Emerging from a study of physician education by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Educating Physicians calls for a major overhaul of the present approach to preparing doctors for their careers.

Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World

Hardback, 05/05/2016, £12.99
£11.69
There are dramatic differences in health between countries and within countries. But this is not a simple matter of rich and poor. A poor man in Glasgow is rich compared to the average Indian, but the Glaswegian's life expectancy is 8 years shorter. The Indian is dying of infectious disease linked to his poverty; the Glaswegian of violent death, suicide, heart disease linked to a rich country's version of disadvantage. In all countries, people at relative social disadvantage suffer health disadvantage, dramatically so. Within countries, the higher the social status of individuals the better is their health. These health inequalities defy usual explanations. Conventional approaches to improving health have emphasised access to technical solutions - improved medical care, sanitation, and control of disease vectors; or behaviours - smoking, drinking - obesity, linked to diabetes, heart disease and cancer. These approaches only go so far. Creating the conditions for people to lead flourishing lives, and thus empowering individuals and communities, is key to reduction of health inequalities. In addition to the scale of material success, your position in the social hierarchy also directly affects your health, the higher you are on the social scale, the longer you will live and the better your health will be. As people change rank, so their health risk changes. What makes these health inequalities unjust is that evidence from round the world shows we know what to do to make them smaller. This new evidence is compelling. It has the potential to change radically the way we think about health, and indeed society.
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