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Goodfellow, John A. (ed.)
Understanding Medical Research
The Studies That Shaped Medicine

1. Edition March 2012
38.90 Euro
2012. 388 Pages, Softcover
- Practical Approach Book -
ISBN 978-0-470-65448-4 - John Wiley & Sons

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Medical students and junior and senior doctors are frequently called upon to give research presentations, write reports, and answer exam questions on specific areas of medical research.Understanding Medical Research: The Studies That Shaped Medicine is an exciting new title that offers a unique and valuable approach to understanding historically influential studies in important areas of medicine.Featuring chapters from Sir Liam Donaldson and Sir David Weatherall, amongst others, world leading researchers identify ten primary research papers that have shaped the direction of research in their given topic, examining why they were carried out, key findings, and how they changed the field.Each chapter also contains short sections on 'Key Questions Remaining' which outline outstanding areas where further research is needed, and a link to 'Key Laboratories/Clinics' which point the reader to major research groups of international standing.Covering the seminal research in core areas of medicine, Understanding Medical Research provides an authoritative framework on each topic for medical students and healthcare professionals.

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ContributorsPrefaceForewordby Sir Liam DonaldsonAcknowledgements1 Population HealthDouglas Noble, Felix Greaves and Sir Liam Donaldson2 Patient SafetyFelix Greaves, Douglas Noble and Sir Liam Donaldson3 Heart FailureMartin R Cowie and Kaushik Guha4 Acute Coronary Syndrome (NSTEMI)Wei Yao Lim and Colin Berry5 Lipids, Dyslipidaemia and Cardiovascular DiseaseGilbert R Thompson6 Atrial FibrillationKunihiro Nishida and Stanley Nattel7 AsthmaTak H Lee and Leonard Siew8 Cystic FibrosisAndrew Bush9 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseasePaul A Ford and Peter J Barnes10 PneumoniaJohn M Wrightson, Eleanor K Mishra and Robert J O Davies11. StrokePhilip M W Bath and Nikola Sprigg12 Parkinson's DiseaseEdward J Newman and Donald G Grosset13 EpilepsyFergus J Rugg-Gunn14 Motor Neuron DiseaseMartin R Turner and Kevin Talbot15 MigraineMark W Weatherall16 Multiple SclerosisAlasdair Coles and Alastair Compston17 The Autoimmune Basis for Guillain-Barré SyndromeJohn A Goodfellow and Hugh J Willison18 Helicobacter pylori, Peptic Ulcers and Gastric CancerAnahita Dua and Emad M El-Omar19 Acute Liver FailureJames O'Beirne and Andrew Burroughs20 Haemostasis and ThrombosisCharles Percy and Razi Alikhan21 Inherited Disorders of HaemoglobinSir David Weatherall22 Diabetes Therapy and Prevention of Vascular DamagePhilip Home23 Rheumatoid ArthritisJonathan CW Edwards and Maria J Leandro24 OsteoarthritisKirsten White, Alexander S Nicholls, Anushka Soni and Nigel Arden25 Systemic VasculitidiesJoanna Robson, Ravi Suppiah and Raashid Luqmani26 Polycystic Kidney DiseaseQi Quan27 GlomerulopathiesJenny Papakrivopoulo and Robert Unwin28 AIDSTica Pichulik and Alison Simmons29 TransplantationDame Elizabeth Simpson30 Autoimmune DiseaseJonathan CW Edwards and Geraldine Cambridge31 The Biochemistry of DepressionPhilip J Cowen32 Schizophrenia and the Dopamine HypothesisMandy Johnstone and Dame Eve C. Johnstone33 Alzheimer's DiseaseGordon Wilcock and Alistair BurnsIndex.



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