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Trial and Error...so often error...

Advantages: Short, witty and very thought provoking
Disadvantages: Short - more of an introduction than an in-depth study. I'd have certainly read another 50 pages!

Working in clinical trials for cancer patients tends to mean that I’m expected to be up to date on such basic principles as GCP, the Data Protection Act, Declaration of Helsinki and other such mildly important tenants of how not to kill your patient or br ...

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Review of Trial by Fire: Lessons from the History of Clinical Trials - Allan Gaw

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A book to die for! - Ok not quite but it is a compelling read

Advantages: engrossing, thought provoking, topic sensitively covered, not bogged down in terminology
Disadvantages: Its written specifically from the American perspective, which may disappoint or put off some.

-- Introduction -- I came across this book on Amazon, browsing through lists of recommended titles, based on my previous book purchases. I'd previously bought, highly enjoyed and coincidentally reviewed, a book by an English surgeon, a memoir about brai ...

IzzyS 25.07.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End - Atul Gawande

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Being Mortal: Atul Gawande. The trouble with never saying no

Advantages: An interesting thought provoking read
Disadvantages: None for me

...I guess most people’s natural inclination on being told they have something like cancer would be to fight it all the way. These days there are a myriad of treatments and even if you only have a one percent chance of it being successful then it has to be w ...

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A NURSE-essity for all Student Nurses!!!

Advantages: Easy to understand, very detailed
Disadvantages: None

I bought this book during first year of studying a degree in Adult Nursing. The book was recommended by the module leader of anatomy and physiology at the university I am attending. I found the book extremely helpful when trying to cram everything in befo ...

dollydancer 29.04.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Ross and Wilson: Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness - Kathleen J. W Wilson, Anne Waugh

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Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology

Advantages: Easy To Read. Simple To Understand
Disadvantages: Cant Find Any!!!Honest!!!!

...There is nothing worse than trawling trough the literature looking for a suitable anatomy and physiology study aid. Ross and Wilson Review Who Is It For? ----------------- This book is a useful tool for studying the basic anatomy and physiology ...

ickleannie 18.01.2009 · Read full review
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