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New Books for Wellington Medical Library

The Book of Overthinking: How To Stop the Cycle of Worry
Gwendoline Smith

Book cover for: The Book of Overthinking: How To Stop the Cycle of Worry Psychologist and bestselling author Gwendoline Smith explains in clear and simple language the concepts of positive and negative overthinking, the truth about worry and how to deal with the 'thought viruses' that are holding you back. She helps you understand what's going on in your head, using humour, lots of examples and anecdotes, and she offers powerful strategies for addressing your issues. Based on cognitive behavioural theory, this book will help you in all the key areas of your life: from your personal life to relationships and work.

The Quick and the Dead: True Stories of Life and Death From a New Zealand Pathologist
Cynric Temple-Camp

Book cover for: The quick and the dead: true stories of life and death from a New Zealand pathologist From the number-one bestselling author of The Cause of Death comes a book about the unlikely, extraordinary, obscure and often tragic ways humans meet their end. A dead body without a trace of trauma; alien parasites; worms of the brain; crocodile attacks and bizarre eating disorders... In The Quick and the Dead, pathologist Dr Cynric Temple-Camp takes readers into a world of disease and death as he seeks answers for those who were unlucky, and those still alive to tell the tale.

A Dame We Knew: A Tribute to Dame Cecily Pickerill
Beryl Harris

Book cover for: A dame we knew: a tribute to Dame Cecily Pickerill This is a story about the life and times of Dame Cecily Pickerill, a pioneering New Zealand plastic surgeon who operated on many hundreds of infants with cleft problems. Along with her husband she believed in the early repair for a thriving baby. She did not use a series of nurses for this but the babies’ own mothers, whose immunity they passed to their infants and whose love covered 24 hour care, seven days a week, no problems, no ‘H Bug’. The many stories are written by many people who knew her and appreciated her care.

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
Brené Brown

Book cover for: Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. In her #1 NYT bestsellers, Brené Brown taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers and culture shifters, she's showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and lead. Leadership is not about titles, status and power over people. Leaders are people who hold themselves accountable for recognising the potential in people and ideas, and developing that potential.

Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care: A Practical Guide 4th Edition
Helen Aveyard

Book cover for: Doing a literature review in health and social care: a practical guide This best-selling book is a step-by-step guide to doing a literature review for students in all areas of health and social care. It is vital reading for all those doing their undergraduate dissertation or any study that involves doing a literature review. This book provides a practical guide to doing a literature review from start to finish.

The Easy Guide to Focused History Taking for OSCEs
David McCollum

Book cover for: The easy guide to focused history taking for OSCEs This straightforward guide to taking patient history comprehensively covers all of the commonly seen OSCE scenarios within the current undergraduate medical curriculum. The Easy Guide to Focused History Taking for OSCEs includes introductory chapters with general OSCE guidance, mapping onto the Calgary-Cambridge model. These include tips from recently qualified doctors and highly respected physicians and surgeons who commonly examine OSCEs, as well as a sample OSCE marking scheme.

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy 5th Edition
Charles M. Washington, Dennis T. Leaver & Megan Trad

Book cover for: Principles and practice of radiation therapy With its problem-based approach, Washington & Leaver’s Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, 5th Edition helps you truly understand cancer management, improve your clinical techniques, and apply complex concepts to treatment planning and delivery.

Framing Health Care Instruction: An Information Literacy Handbook for the Health Sciences
Lauren M. Young & Elizabeth G. Hinton

Book cover for: Framing Health Care Instruction Framing Healthcare Instruction: An Information Literacy Handbook for the Health Sciences is a step-by-step guide to integrating the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy into health sciences librarianship. Although this topic has been touched on briefly in previous publications, this book is dedicated exclusively to the unique considerations of the health sciences. With over fifty case studies describing explicit lesson plans and assessments, health sciences librarians who may be new to the Framework or are looking for ready-made lesson plans will find this guide easy to navigate and to apply to their own educational sessions. Multiple disciplines are covered, including: nursing, medicine, allied health, veterinary medicine, and more. In addition to the practical application of the case studies, the books covers in depth each part of the Framework and how it relates to students in the health science.

Rheumatology: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment
Sullivan Princeton

Book cover for: Rheumatology: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment Rheumatic disorders are the conditions that cause chronic and intermittent pain, and affect the joints and connective tissue. Rheumatology: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment elucidates the concepts and innovative models around prospective developments with respect to rheumatology. The topics included in this book on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases are of utmost significance and bound to provide incredible insights to readers. Through this book, we attempt to further enlighten the readers about the new concepts in this field.

Advanced Pediatric Assessment 3rd Edition
Ellen M. Chiocca

Book cover for: Advanced Pediatric Assessment

This book delivers the specialised knowledge and skills needed to accurately assess children during health and illness. Comprehensive and detailed, it emphasizes the unique anatomic and physiologic differences among infants, children, and adults. The third edition features updated clinical practice guidelines, clinical decision-making, formulating differential diagnoses, and evidence-based practice. It newly addresses toxic stress and trauma-informed care and child witnesses to violent acts. Additionally, the book provides several new features facilitating quick access to key information along with new instructor and student resources.

Paediatrics (Crash Course series) 5th Edition
Anna Rodgers & Jessica Salkind

Book cover for: Paediatrics Each chapter guides you succinctly through the full range of curriculum topics, integrating clinical considerations with the relevant basic science and avoiding unnecessary or confusing detail. A range of text boxes help you get to the hints, tips and key points you need fast! A fully revised self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats is included to check your understanding and aid exam preparation. The accompanying enhanced, downloadable eBook completes this invaluable learning package.

Conducting Your Literature Review
Susanne Hempel

Book cover for: Conducting your literature review This book is a step-by-step guide to writing a literature review, and includes tips for modifying the process as needed depending on your audience, purpose, and goals. The lessons in this book can be applied to writing the background section for a thesis or an original research publication. This book will help you formulate a strategy for making decisions about what to include and not include in your review, and produce a reliable and unbiased summary of the existing research. You will learn skills for defining research questions, using search tools and managing citations.