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New books for Wellington Medical and Health Sciences Library

Beneath the White Coat: Doctors, Their Minds and Mental Health
Clare Gerada

Beneath the White Coat: Doctors, Their Minds and Mental Health This timely book offers a balanced and thoughtful review of the current mental health emergency and its impact upon and among medical professionals, supported by the best available evidence and illustrated through real-life cases. In reading this book, policy makers, politicians, educators, hospital managers will be reminded of the ethical duty to ensure that doctors are cared for and have access to the time, people and spaces to remain psychological healthy, while doctors will learn to recognize and seek actively the help that they need, and to support and guide one another.

Breathtaking: Inside the NHS in a Time of Pandemic
Rachel Clarke

Breathtaking: Inside the NHS in a Time of Pandemic Breathtaking is a compassionate, heart breaking and compelling account of an NHS doctor in the midst of the greatest public health crisis in living memory. It depicts life, death, hope, fear, medicine at its most impotent and also at its finest, the courage of patients in enormous adversity, the stress of being torn between helping those patients and endangering your spouse and children, the long fretful nights ruminating over whether the PPE you wear fits the science or the size of the government stockpile. Faltering, fumbling, tenacious, undaunted, this is medicine in the time of coronavirus.

Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Obstetrics & Gynecology, 12th Edition
Alan H. DeCherney, Lauren Nathan, Neri Laufer & Ashley S. Roman

Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Obstetrics & Gynecology Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Twelfth Edition is a concise, yet comprehensive textbook on the medical and surgical management of obstetrics and gynecology. It succinctly covers more than 1,000 diseases and disorders, the latest screening guidelines, and underlying pathophysiology when relevant. The twelfth edition is enriched by contributions from more than 85 world-renowned contributors.

Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Pediatrics, 25th Edition
William W. Hay, Myron J. Levin, Mark J. Abzug & Maya Bunik

Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Pediatrics The most practical, up-to-date, and well-referenced guide to the diagnosis and treatment of children—from birth to adolescence. This comprehensive, clinically focused guide delivers evidence-based information on the pediatric medical conditions most often encountered in daily clinical practice. Complete with an invaluable guide to normal laboratory values and 600 photos and illustrations, Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Pediatrics offers succinct, authoritative overviews of important pediatric health concerns.

The Ethics of Pandemics
Meredith Celene Schwartz

The Ethics of Pandemics The rapid spread of COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on modern health-care systems and has given rise to a number of complex ethical issues. This collection of readings and case studies offers an overview of some of the most pressing of these issues, such as the allocation of ventilators and other scarce resources, the curtailing of standard privacy measures for the sake of public health, and the potential obligations of health-care professionals to continue operating in dangerous work environments.

Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine. 10th Edition
Adam Feather, David Randall M.A. & Mona Waterhouse

Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine Enhanced clinical skills content has been added to most chapters - helping readers tailor history-taking and examination skills to specific specialty-based contexts. Heavily revised throughout with smaller chapters to ease navigation, added introductions and system overviews included for most chapters.

Also available via Clinical Key

Physician, Care for Thyself: A Doctor's Journey Out of the Darkness of Depression & Burnout
Jessica Wei

Physician, Care for Thyself Physician, Care for Thyself teaches doctors how to get their fire and desire back into their lives. Jessica Wei is a former OB/GYN and functional medicine practitioner who shares the powerful journey of leaving her conventional medical practice. Jessica shows doctors the steps they can take to find the energy and clarity they need to discover the life they can fully embrace.

Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, 14th Edition
John E. Hall & Michael E. Hall

Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, 14th Edition, employs a distinctive format to ensure maximum learning and retention of complex concepts. A larger font size emphasizes core information, while supporting information, including clinical examples, are detailed in smaller font and highlighted in pale blue – making it easy to quickly skim the essential text or pursue more in-depth study.

Also available via Clinical Key

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