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 Coffee Textbook    (New)
$15.25 AUD
This book is dedicated to coffee lovers and all those who are keen to take a peek in to - the world of coffee - See for yourself what the big deal of coffee is ALL about. This book is an ultimate buyers guide that will introduce you to how coffee beans find their way to your local coffee shop. It also explains todays coffee menu and helps you discover how to prepare delicious brewed coffee in your own home. You can read individual experiences on coffee brewing at a competitive level and learn some neat tips and tricks. You will also have The opportunity to hear what innovative company representatives have to say about their daily work on improving coffee and brewing.
 Textbook of Bacteriology    (New)
$225.75 AUD
Bacteriology studies bacteria and bacteriologic etiology. This book on bacteriology discusses topics related to bacterial cultures as well as microbial resistance and evolution. The study of bacteria is important for the medical and industrial processes, ranging from parasitology to fermentation techniques in the food processing industry. Discovering potent bacteriostatic agents are another important function of this field. This book provides significant information of this discipline to help develop a good understanding of bacteriology and its related fields. With its detailed analyses and data, the book will prove immensely beneficial to professionals and students involved in this area at various levels.
 The De-Textbook    (New)
$24.95 AUD
You are an idiot.

Don't get defensive! It's not your fault. For decades your teachers, authority figures and textbooks have been lying to you. You do not have five senses. Your tongue doesn't have neatly segregated taste-bud zones. You don't know what the pyramids really looked like. You're even pooping wrong - Jesus, you're a wreck!

But it's going to be okay. Because we're here to help. Packed with more sexy facts than the Encyclopedia Pornographica, the CrackedDe-Textbook will teach you about the true stars of history, why you picture everything from Velociraptors to Ancient Rome incorrectly, and finally, at long last - how to pop a proper squat. This book was built from the ground up to systematically seek out, dismantle and destroy the many untruths that years of misguided education have left festering inside of you, and leave you a smarter person...whether you like it or not.The De-Textbook is a merciless, brutal learning machine. It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are informed.
 Textbook Romance    (New)
$19.25 AUD
How to find The Guy, make him fall wildly in love with you, and keep it that way.

Wouldn't it be great if there was a textbook with clear lessons on clever dating and how to build that Perfect Relationship? One that tells it straight but lets you laugh at yourself too? One that leaves you with your dignity and your personality intact? There is! Hint: Turn this book over. See?

Zoë Foster Blake, relationships guru, provides whip-smart step-by-step lessons in successful romancing, with male commentary from self-confessed male, Hamish Blake.

From 'Never Drink and Text' to the secrets of avoiding the 'Thai and Tracksuit Pants Curse' and the meaning of 'Engaging the Apricot', Textbook Romance is essential reading for every girl looking for love that lasts.
 Textbook of Kinesiology    (New)
$110.95 AUD
Kinesiology is the study of human and nonhuman animal-body movements, performance, and function by applying the sciences of biomechanics, anatomy, physiology, psychology, and neuroscience.



This book is a guide to human kinesiology for physiotherapists.



Divided into three sections, the text begins with an introduction to the field, anatomical and physiological fundamentals of human motion, and biomechanics.



The following section covers joint and muscle movement in different regions of the body, from shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist, to pelvis, hip, knee, ankle and foot, and spine.



The final chapters discuss posture and movement and the application of kinesiology to daily life activities, sports skills and prevention of sports injuries.



The comprehensive text is further enhanced by clinical photographs, illustrations and tables.



Key points





Comprehensive guide to human kinesiology for physiotherapistsProvides clear understanding of anatomy, physiology and biomechanicsCovers joint and muscle movement in all regions of the bodyDiscusses application of kinesiology to daily life activities, sports and prevention of injuries
 The School Textbook    (New)
$406.75 AUD
A study of the school textbook grounded in historical and comparative perspectives. The approach is broadly chronological, revealing changes in the theory and practice of textbook production and use. The book focuses largely on three associated subjects - geography, history and social studies.
 The School Textbook    (New)
$155.75 AUD
A study of the school textbook grounded in historical and comparative perspectives. The approach is broadly chronological, revealing changes in the theory and practice of textbook production and use. The book focuses largely on three associated subjects - geography, history and social studies.
 Textbook of Microbiology    (New)
$233.75 AUD
The study of microorganisms, their interaction with each other, their environment and their hosts is known as microbiology. Research in this field deals with unicellular, multicellular and acellular organisms, such as bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses. It further branches out into sub-fields like parasitology, virology, etc. Microbiology, as a field, contributes to the advancements in the fields of biochemistry, genetic engineering and medical microbiology. It also plays a significant role in the food industry. This book is a compilation of chapters that discuss the most vital concepts and emerging trends in the field of microbiology. Coherent flow of topics, student-friendly language and extensive use of examples make this book an invaluable source of knowledge.
 Textbook on Criminology    (New)
$59.75 AUD
Textbook on Criminology offers an engaging and wide-ranging account of crime and criminology, addressing the theoretical, practical, and political aspects of the subject. The clarity of approach makes it an ideal text for students wishing to gain a firm grasp of the fundamental issues, together with an appreciation of some of the complexities surrounding the study of criminology.

The author deals with the major questions of criminology, such as 'how do you define a crime?', 'why do people become criminals?', and 'how should we deal with criminals?'. Each question is studied from an objective and academic viewpoint and encourages greater social, political, and philosophical awareness of crime, criminals, and society's response to them. The text also maps out the changes in crime control and society's expectations in relation to crime control. For example, students will find the insightful chapter on terrorism and state violence to be of particular interest and relevance; established criminological theories are applied, and the author addresses issues such as political responses to terrorism and the reasons why people become terrorists.

The text is ideal both for students studying towards a degree in criminology, and students opting to study criminology as part of another subject, such as law.
$56.75 AUD

In the tradition of the highly praised first edition, Anatomy: An Essential Textbook, Second Edition by Anne M. Gilroy features noteworthy additions including radiographic representation of anatomical structures and illustrated clinical correlations.

The introductory chapter lays a solid foundation with basic concepts and expanded coverage of the vascular and nervous systems. Each profusely illustrated regional unit includes an overview, comprehensive information on bones, muscles, and neurovasculature and clinical imaging followed by review questions with complete answers and explanations.

  • Over 200 new images and 650 total show normal and pathologic anatomy and procedures
  • Over 120 tables facilitate learning and include unique tables listing origin, insertion, innervation and action of muscles
  • Online access to WinkingSkull.com with "labels-on, labels-off" for self-testing of images and interactive review questions and answers
  • Clinical Correlation boxes provide detailed information on anatomic basis of clinical problems
  • Development Correlation boxes highlight important embryologic and life cycle concepts related to anatomical structures
  • New Clinical Imaging Basics sections address the practical applications of imaging modalities for specific anatomical regions

Build your anatomy knowledge and confidence with this stellar text.

$56.0 AUD

New edition of this best-selling paediatrics textbook, translated into 8 languages and winner of BMA and RSM awards in paediatrics.

  • Thoroughly revised and updated
  • New sections on child protection and global paediatrics
  • 100s of figures, summary boxes and clinical pictures.
  • Case studies
  • Online access

 

 

From reviews of the previous edition:

'This is a must have textbook for paediatrics for medical students. From what I've heard it's pretty much the recommended text in most places, and for good reason! All the information you need to know is written out in simple English. The chapters focus on the important conditions within the different systems as well as other additional information that is pertinent in the field, e.g. child protection and genetics. Worth every penny and is bound to get you through exams.'

R D (UK)

'Perfect as an introductory book to a subject that is often unlike any other in medicine. Well laid out and easy to read.'

K C Henderson (UK)

'This is really a great textbook for paediatrics. The most powerful features are, of course, the perfect images, summary boxes and diagrams. This book is both concise and comprehensive at the same time.'

D K Charalampopoylos (Greece)

'This is a book that was highly recommended by colleagues working in Australia and the UK. I am preparing to sit for the Australian Medical Council Exams in May 2010 and I needed something with pictures and easy to read. It's got many pictures and I read it from cover to cover in 3 weeks! It's a great book that I wouldn't hesitate to recommend to any doctor out there.'

At Okullo (Belgium)

'This is the recommended text for paediatrics at my school, and for good reason. The text, whilst sometimes being lengthy, is well laid out, gives good explanations and goes into sufficient depth for final year undergraduate medicine and for junior doctors in this specialty. There are plenty of diagrams and break out boxes summarising key take home messages.'

M Roach (UK)

'Very good book. Lots of good summaries.'

L Marchal (France)

'This is the first paediatrics textbook that I really enjoyed. The information is very practical and useful.'

Z G Konstantinova

$70.95 AUD
Practical Periodontics comes with a website containing updates to the book; the interactive video programme 'Assessing the Periodontium', by Peter Heasman and Philip Preshaw, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK; over 400 MCQs (which can be used under test conditions or simply as practice); and case studies with detailed notes, referral letters, and educational videos.

Covering the essentials of periodontics in an accessible, easy-to-read manner, Practical Periodontics - an exciting new volume from Elsevier - examines all aspects of the speciality which range from the aetiology of periodontal disease through to diagnosis and treatment planning, non-surgical and surgical disease management and the interface of periodontics with other disciplines.

Fully referenced and evidence-based throughout, readers will learn about macro- and microanatomy, host-response and susceptibility, the role of biofilms and systemic and local risk factors. Classification and assessment and the relationship of periodontitis with systemic disease are also explored. Chapters also examine instrumentation, the use of antibiotics, the assessment of treatment outcomes and the use of supportive periodontal therapy.

Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, each chapter of the book offers a set of clear learning objectives and contains useful 'key point boxes' to highlight essential facts, practical tips and common pitfalls. Prepared by experts of international renown, this brand new volume - which comes with an ASSOCIATED WEBSITE containing videos, self-assessment questions and case studies - will be ideal for all undergraduate students of dentistry, oral hygiene and therapy as well as practicing clinicians.



Written in an accessible, easy-to-read style to aid retention of facts Chapter overviews, 'learning objectives' and key points boxes aid revision Practical approach to the subject helps bring 'learning to life' ASSOCIATED WEBSITE offers interactive questions, videos and case reports to aid exam preparation Offers guidance regarding the management of children and young adults, as well as specialist referrals Prepared by contributors of international renown Discusses patient education - including self-care and oral hygiene methods Full colour artwork program helps explain detailed processes such as complex immunological responses Designed specifically to give students confidence when performing periodontal procedures Explores the interaction of periodontology with other dental disciplines, including implant and orthodontic specialists Suitable for all undergraduate students of dentistry, hygiene and therapy
 Textbook of Surgery 3E    (New)
$101.95 AUD
<i>Textbook of Surgery</i> is a core book for medical and surgical students providing a comprehensive overview of general and speciality surgery. Each topic is written by an expert in the field.<br><p><br><p>The book focuses on the principles and techniques of surgical management of common diseases. Great emphasis is placed on problem-solving to guide students and junior doctors through their surgical training. <br><p><br><p>Throughout the book are numerous reproducible line drawings, tables and boxes that will prove invaluable for learning and revision. In addition there are detailed guidelines provided for surgical management. <br><p><br><p>Up-to-date and ideal for medical students and junior doctors on surgical attachments and a perfect refresher for RACS and MRCS candidates.<br><p><br><p>Reviews of the last edition<br><p><br><p>&#8220;The textbook presents a compact and contemporary overview and is not so much a reference book as a working tome suitable for familiarization with current trends in treatment and diagnosis in these various areas.<br><p><br><p>&#8230;found this textbook very informative and a pleasure to read.&#8221; <br><i>ANZ Journal of Surgery Vol. 72, No. 12.</i>
$199.0 AUD
After more than 75 years, Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics remains your indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of pediatric care. Embracing the new advances in science as well as the time-honored art of pediatric practice, this classic reference provides the essential information that practitioners and other care providers involved in pediatric health care throughout the world need to understand to effectively address the enormous range of biologic, psychologic, and social problems that our children and youth may face. Brand-new chapters and comprehensive revisions throughout ensure that you have the most recent information on diagnosis and treatment of pediatric diseases based on the latest recommendations and methodologies.

Key Features
  • Form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible using evidence-based medicine and astute clinical experiences from leading international authors-many new to this edition.
New to this Edition
  • A NEW two-volume layout provides superior portability and exceptional ease of use.
  • Gain a more complete perspective. Along with a broader emphasis on imaging and molecular diagnoses and updated references, the new edition includes an increased focus on international issues to ensure relevance in pediatrics practice throughout the world.
  • Effectively apply the latest techniques and approaches with complete updates throughout 35 new chapters, including: Innovations in Addressing Child Health and Survival in Low Income Settings; Developmental Domains and Theories of Cognition; The Reggio Emilia Educational Approach Catatonia ; Refeeding Syndrome; Altitude-associated Illness; Genetic Approaches to Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases; Healthcare-Associated Infections; Intrapartum and Peripartum Infections; Bath salts and other drugs of abuse; Small Fiber Polyneuropathy; Microbiome; Kingella kingae; Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalomyopathy; Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Plagiocephaly; CNS Vasculitis; Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture; and Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injury.
  • Recognize, diagnose, and manage genetic and acquired conditions more effectively. A new Rehabilitation section with 10 new chapters, including: Evaluation of the Child for Rehabilitative Services; Severe Traumatic Brain Injury; Spinal Cord Injury and Autonomic Crisis
  • Management; Spasticity; Birth Brachial Plexus Palsy; Traumatic and Sports-Related Injuries; Meningomyelocele; Health and Wellness for Children with Disabilities.
  • Manage the transition to adult healthcare for children with chronic diseases through discussions of the overall health needs of patients with congenital heart defects, diabetes, and cystic fibrosis.
  • Understand the principles of therapy and which drugs and dosages to prescribe for every disease.
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
$102.5 AUD
2014 BMA Medical Book Awards 1st Prize Award Winner in Anaesthesia category!

Smith and Aitkenhead's Textbook of Anaesthesia has become the book of choice for the trainee anaesthetist and is essential reading for candidates for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and similar examinations. It is also a highly trusted, practical guide for all anaesthetists and other health care professionals involved in the perioperative period.

Building on previous worldwide success, this sixth edition has been thoroughly updated and reorganised to reflect current anaesthetic practice and the basic sciences that directly underpin it. The inclusion of several new chapters continues to ensure complete coverage of key and evolving areas and new, experienced authors also add a fresh perspective to this edition. For the first time, Smith and Aitkenhead's Textbook of Anaesthesia comes with complementary access to the complete contents online at expertconsult.com, making it more flexible and easy to use than ever before.
  • Clear and concise coverage of the full range of modern clinical practice - from anaesthetic equipment and pre-operative assessment through to post-operative care, local anaesthesia, anaesthesia for individual specialties, intensive care and the management of chronic pain.
  • New chapters on resuscitation; management of the difficult airway; management of the high-risk patient; anaesthetic considerations in transplant patients; consent and information; safety and quality improvement and education and training (appendix)
  • Clinically relevant basic sciences integrated throughout - including the principles of pharmacology, anaesthetic agents and physics for the anaesthetist
  • Take it with you anywhere - rapid access to the full electronic text, downloadable image library and more at expertconsult.com
$170.75 AUD
The revised edition of this extremely popular all-in-one text for the practical/vocational nursing curriculum has everything to meet the needs of students and instructors. Textbook of Basic Nursing, 11th Edition, contains information on all the critical areas in the curriculum: Anatomy & Physiology, Fundamentals, Skills, Adult Health, Growth and Development, Mental Health, Maternity and Pediatrics, and Geriatric Considerations. Based heavily on the NCLEX-PN framework, this highly visual new edition features short chapters with easily digestible content including review questions, engaging pedagogical features, and concept mastery alerts for reinforcement of important content. The text is accompanied by a robust student Workbook and comprehensive online resources for a successful learning experience. Key features include: - NEW! Concept Mastery Alerts: Alert instructors and students to content that is frequently misconceived from testing results within PrepU - NEW! NCLEX-PN Style Questions that relate to the NCLEX Alert appear at the end of each chapter to help demonstrate how that content may appear in the test. - NCLEX Alert: integrates specific chapter content with the presentation styles of NCLEX-PN questions - Key Concepts: presents additional information to expand the student?s knowledge of the topic - Nursing Alert: highlights critical nursing content for the LPN/LVN - Special Considerations: highlight key culture, lifespan, homecare, or nutrition information. - In Practice: Nursing Procedures: present step-by-step instructions with many additional full-color illustrations. Rationales are included to support the understanding of these steps. Special memory aids (LPN WELCOME and ENDDD) appear at the beginning of the Nursing Procedure section to help the student remember the essential tasks that should always be done before beginning or when ending any procedure. Each procedure appearing in the section then refers the student back to these important mnemonics. - In Practice: Nursing Care Guidelines: contain summaries of important concepts, teaching, skills performance, or nursing considerations. Illustrations accompany some of these to enhance the student?s understanding of the concepts presented. - In Practice: Educating the Client: highlights important teaching concepts. - In Practice: Data Gathering in Nursing: summarizes the key information needed in gathering data for nursing observations. - In Practice: Nursing Process: uses the steps of the nursing process to guide the nurse in his or her data collection. - In Practice: Important Medications: summarizes common medications used in treating specific conditions, diseases, and disorders. - In Practice: Nursing Care Plan: presents a specific case study using NANDA terminology and the Nursing Process to illustrate the development of a care plan.
$241.25 AUD
Microbial ecology studies the interaction of microorganisms with each other, their hosts as well as with the environment. This book on microbial ecology seeks to understand microbial diversity and biogeochemical processes. Microbes are often used for industrial processes such as fermentation, etc. Thus the study of microbes is significant for all areas of science and technology. A number of latest researches have been included to keep the readers up-to-date with the global concepts in this area of study. The readers would gain knowledge that would broaden their perspective about microbial ecology.
$42.95 AUD

This study of Indian History and Culture has been designed for both students and general readers. This book puts emphasis on the main currents of Indian history in all its facets-political, social, economic and cultural aspects.

 Textbook on Land Law    (New)
$78.4 AUD
Practical and contextual in its approach, lucid and engaging in style, Textbook on Land Law enlivens the subject for students.

The innovative running case study used throughout illustrates the law in action, helping students to visualize the real life applications of the law and demystify abstract concepts.

Academic details on key topics are explained straightforwardly for an accessible learning experience. This is enhanced by additional examples, extracts, diagrams, and sample documents which contribute to the building blocks of a clear framework, enabling students to gain a pragmatic understanding of the essential principles.

A glossary of key terms is included at the end of the book for ease of reference, while end-of-chapter reading suggestions support further research and exam preparation.

Online resources
This textbook is also accompanied by online resources including self-test questions with instant feedback, guidance on approaching land law problems, as well as additional examination of topics such as leasehold covenants, perpetuities and accumulations, and undue influence and mortgages.
$78.95 AUD
Thoroughly revised and updated third edition retains its well accepted unique style of organization of the text in three parts and twelve sections. Presentation of the text with various levels of headings, subheadings, boldface and italics has been maintained to help the students easily understand, retain and reproduce. Text has been updated incorporating the recent advances in each section including more aspects of molecular physiology. Applied physiology has been updated with recent concepts on pathophysiology, and recent advances in the basic investigations and therapeutic principles. Online Content:



FAQs with reference for the answers in the book
$353.25 AUD

Where did professional social work originate from? How effective are social work interpretations in the lives of vulnerable people?

A Textbook of Social Work provides a comprehensive discussion of social work practice and its evidence-base. It strikes a balance between the need for social workers to understand the social, economic, cultural, psychological and interpersonal factors which give rise to clients' problems, and the need for them to know how best to respond with practical measures.

Divided into three parts: the text covers the history and of social work as a movement and profession in the first, and social work methods and approaches in the second. The final part looks at the major specialisms, including, among others, chapters on:




    • Children and families



    • Youth Offenders and substance misusers



    • Social work and mental health



    • Disabled people



    • Older People


Providing a comprehensive guide to conceptual and methodological issues in social work and containing plentiful case studies and examples, this book is an essential read for social work students, as well as a valuable resource for practitioners and academics.

$64.95 AUD
The sixteenth edition of this seminal textbook, Myles Textbook for Midwives, has been extensively revised and restructured to ensure that it reflects current midwifery practice, with an increased focus on topics that are fundamental to midwifery practice today.

The book comes with Elsevier EVOLVE ancillaries - an online learning package which consists of 500 self-assessment questions and answers and a fully downloadable image bank.

Key Features
  • Designed to enable midwifery practitioners to provide safe and competent care, which is tailored to the patient's individual needs
  • Extensively illustrated to assist visual learning with additional 'pull out' textboxes to highlight key information
  • Streamlined chapters with similar themes and approach help consolidate learning
  • Reflects all modern midwifery curricula by presenting a strong emphasis on evidenced-based practice and the use of technology
  • Over 500 on-line multiple-choice questions to enable readers to test their knowledge
  • Offers a full image bank of downloadable illustrations to assist with personal projects and/or further learning
  • References, Further Reading and Useful Websites promote further learning
  • Glossary of Terms and Acronyms provide simple definitions of more complex terminologies
New to this Edition
  • Full colour illustrations now used throughout the book, in response to student feedback
  • Contains many new chapters, some of which are authored by members of the multi-professional team
  • Up-to-date guidance on professional regulation, midwifery supervision, legal and ethical issues, risk management and clinical governance
  • Recognition that midwives increasingly care for women with complex health needs, in a multicultural society
  • Examination of the dilemmas involved in caring for women with a raised body mass index
  • Chapter on optimising care of the perineum for women with perineal trauma, including those who have experienced female genital mutilation
  • Guidance to support the trend for midwives to undertake the neonatal physical examination of the healthy term infant
  • Additional coverage of basic neonatal resuscitation
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