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This is a one-of-a-kind single source compendium of employment advice for residents looking for their first job and physicians looking to make career changes. For the first time, important issues such as geographic considerations, partnerships, salaries, legalities, starting an effective job search, interviewing tips, contract negotiation, are all discussed in detail by someone who's been there and lived it. (20060901)

What does it mean to be the nation's doctor? In this engaging narrative, journalist Mike Stobbe examines the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General, emphasizing that it has always been unique within the federal government in its ability to influence public health. But now, in their efforts to provide leadership in public health policy, surgeons general compete with other high-profile figures such as the secretary of the Department of Health... more...

This is the book for anyone who has ever wondered what evidence based practice is or how to relate it to practice.

As a pediatric surgeon, Catherine Musemeche operates on the smallest of human beings, manipulates organs the size of walnuts, and uses sutures as thin as hairs to resolve matters of life or death. Working in the small space of a premature infant’s chest or abdomen allows no margin for error. It is a world rife with emotion and risk. Small takes readers inside this rarefied world of pediatric medicine, where children and newborns... more...

Genetics. Simplified. Dan Hartl once again takes students on the exciting journey of learning about modern genetics in an updated seventh edition of Essential Genetics and Genomics. With carefully chosen topics to help students attain scientific competency, Dr. Hartl expertly covers the fundamentals of genetics from the perspective of genomics, including gene transmission, mutation, expression, and regulation. New and updated Stop & Think... more...


Through a unique interdisciplinary perspective on health care quality and safety, McLaughlin & Kaluzny's Continuous Quality Improvement in Health Care, Fifth Edition covers the subjects of operations management, organizational behavior, and healthcare service delivery. With a broad focus on both the philosophy and processes of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), the challenges of implementation and institutionalization are addressed using... more...

Pediatric Primary Care: Practice Guidelines for Nurses, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive resource for well-child management and acute care management of childhood illnesses in a primary care setting. Written by practicing experts, this text is intended for advanced practice nursing students as a quick reference guide once they enter clinical practice. To manage initial and follow-up visits, the Fourth Edition features templates for gathering first... more...

This book reports the results of a linguistic analysis of reflective written texts, produced during medical education or practice. It explores the topics and communication skills the authors write about, how the narratives develop, how these texts are shaped, what genres influence their composition, how relational work surfaces in them and how the writers linguistically create their identities as experts or novices. It is clear that both experienced... more...

Person-centred Practice in Nursing and Health Care is a comprehensive and practical resource for all nurses and healthcare practitioners who want to develop person-centred ways of working.  This second edition which builds on the original text Person Centred Nursing, has been significantly revised and expanded to provide a timely and topical exploration of an important subject which underpins all nursing and healthcare, edited by... more...

Using CBT in General Practice, second edition provides family physicians with an overview of the basic principles of CBT and shows how these principles can be applied within a typical 10 minute consultation. The book is written in a user-friendly, interactive and practical style and focuses on realistic ways to make CBT work by helping patients to make positive changes to their lives.   Key features of this second edition... more...