Category Archives: Medicine

When Breath Becomes Air

Read Online: Book Description: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • For readers of Atul Gawande, Andrew Solomon, and Anne Lamott, a profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis who attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living? At the age of thirty-six, on the […]

Unnatural Causes: ‘An absolutely brilliant book. I really recommend it, I don’t often say that’ Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2

Read Online: Book Description: ‘One of the most fascinating books I have read in a long time. Engrossing, a haunting page-turner. A book I could not put down’ The Times ‘Puts the reader at his elbow as he wields the scalpel’ Guardian__________ Meet the forensic pathologist, Dr Richard Shepherd. He solves the mysteries of unexplained […]

This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

Read Online: Book Description: As soon as Adam Kay set foot on a hospital ward for the first time, he realised there’s quite a lot they don’t teach you at medical school … His diaries from the NHS front line – scribbled in secret after long nights, endless days and missed weekends – are hilarious, […]

COVID-19 and the heart: What do we know so far?

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, affects various organs and systems in the body, including the cardiovascular system. What do we currently know about its impact on the heart? This feature looks at the latest research and reveals what cardiologists have observed in the hospital setting. SARS-CoV-2 has exhibited the ability to impact more than […]

The Encyclopedia of Arthritis

Read Online: Book Description: (Futura) Univ. of South Florida, Tampa. Brings into focus the major advances in cardiac pacing over the last 5-6 years, placing particular emphasis on new techniques for the treatment of congestive heart failure. Topics include new and unusual indications for pacemakers and the clinical aspects of expanding pacemaker memory. DNLM: Cardiac […]

The ECT Handbook

Read Online: Book Description: The fourth edition of this popular Handbook provides the latest guidance on prescribing and administering electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Leading researchers and practitioners review new research on ECT and related treatments, including their efficacy in children and adolescents, and in those with bipolar disorder and neurological conditions. With a focus on safe […]

Synopsis of Neurology, Psychiatry and Related Systemic Disorders

Read Online: Book Description: Symptoms and signs in neurology and psychiatry typically present in the clinical context of other underlying conditions. When evaluating a patient, a physician may choose to review a diverse list of potential underlying diagnoses with the aid of the editor team’s existing text: Neurological Differential Diagnosis: A Case-Based Approach. However, if […]

Explaining HIV and AIDS

HIV is a virus that targets and alters the immune system, increasing the risk and impact of other infections and diseases. Without treatment, the infection might progress to an advanced stage called AIDS. Due to medical advances, people with HIV and access to quality healthcare very rarely develop AIDS once they have started taking HIV […]

Infectious Diseases, Microbiology and Virology: A Q&A Approach for Specialist Medical Trainees

Read Online: Book Description:   An essential resource for practitioners in infectious diseases and microbiology, studying for the new FRCPath Part 1 infection examination accredited by the Royal College of Pathologists, and trainees sitting the membership exams of the Royal College of Physicians. Including over 300 multiple choice questions in an exam-style Q&A format, this […]