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An Interesting and Well Rounded Book on Childhood Eczema
Review of Understanding Childhood Eczema - Penny Titman by Chippytarka

Advantages: Easy to understand and read, covers more than the physical side
Disadvantages: Raises alot of questions that require answers

Most people will know who read my reviews that my daughter suffers from severe eczema. I reached a point some time ago to rely less on the medical profession in regards to providing information to me about her skin condition, and try to educate myself to ... Read review

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Great write up, E x by Wee_Jackie_163
Sounds like a very useful read for anyone suffering or caring for someone suffering from eczema by Bollinger28
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19.04.2014 00:35
Gluten Free Baking Made Interesting!
Review of Seriously Good! Gluten-free Baking - Phil Vickery by Chippytarka

Advantages: Good layout, easy to understand, recipes are varied, great photos
Disadvantages: Needs afew more savoury recipes

After re-discovering my local library afew months ago, I’ve found it very useful for many things. I initially went there to stock up on books for my son to read, as I felt the ones he was getting from school weren’t challenging enough. At the same time I ... Read review

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If he can make GF bread palatable my guts will be forever in his debt! by Silverback
Interesting.... he's a chef I've never been fussed about really x by Gingerkitty
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01.04.2014 07:22
A Good Source for Medical Marijuana Growers
Review of Marijuana Horticulture - Jorge Cervantes by Sheekan

Advantages: this book provide a detailed information about marijuana and how to grow it
Disadvantages: There are so many advertisement on this book.

...who want to grow medical marijuana both indoor and outdoor. The book contain a lot of information about how to changes your little seed become a huge plant that fully covered with resins. It provide the reader ... Read review

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Yes not legal in this country! by catsholiday
Of course let's not forget (and I speak as someone with a (former) work colleague who got into no end of bother for growing such plants) that cultivation of weed is illegal in the UK. by cr01
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26.12.2013 13:35
Why it does take a village to raise a child
Review of Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby's Brain - Sue Gerhardt by lights84

Advantages: Easy to read yet full of important factual information
Disadvantages: Marketed as a parenting book, which might put some people off

Where would we be without science? Largely due to the detached way in which is taught in schools, many people never even ask themselves this question. Yet without science we would have no medicines, no vaccines, no light bulbs; we would all be blind, stum ... Read review

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Excellent review, it sounds a fascinating and helpful book. by melinda3536
Superb review x by Graygirl
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15.08.2013 20:35
A medical mixture.
Review of The Medical Miscellany - Manoj Ramachandran by dynamicnurse

Advantages: An interesting book.
Disadvantages: May require a little medical knowledge to understand some things.

The Medical Miscellany is a book that has been written by Manoj Ramachandran (who is an orthopaedic surgeon amongst other things) and Max Ronson (who is a freelance journalist), and is as the name would suggest in a bit of a round about way - it is a misc ... Read review

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A fine review, although alternative words to describe breasts isn't what I would describe as useless information. by Dentolux
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23.07.2012 10:41
An excellent book to raise diabetes awareness
Review of Understanding Diabetes - Rudy Bilous by Alyson29

Advantages: Highly informative and fully explains the disease
Disadvantages: None

Understanding Diabetes My husband was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in his early forties, some four years before I met him. Unfortunately, my knowledge of the disease was extremely limited, as I knew very little other than listening to the sca ... Read review

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An excellent review. John by Coloneljohn
Excellent review. Type 2 diabetes runs in our family, so I am always looking out for useful information. x by Graygirl
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21.06.2012 18:20
Kill or cure?
Review of Complete Herbal - Nicholas Gent Culpeper by ladybracknell

Advantages: Fascinating insight into medical treatments used by our forebears
Disadvantages: Don't try these remedies at home!

We think of the National Health Service as being the brainchild of Aneurin Bevin and so it was but even mighty oak trees begin as an acorn of an idea and if anyone deserves the credit for offering medical treatment ‘free at the point of use’ it ... Read review

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excellent review...E from me :) by emi_angel
E! x by supersonic75
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25.05.2012 14:51
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Scrivner my Timbers
Review of The Quick-Fix Hangover Detox - Jane Scrivner by 1st2thebar

Advantages: Hilarious for the wrong reasons.
Disadvantages: Weird concepts - not credible for such a polemic concern.

...- Nothing quite portrays the feeling of irksomeness than ‘The Quick-Fix Hangover Detox book’; written by Jane Scrivner. Endorsed by The British School of Con ... Read review

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At least you didn't waste the cost of a pint on it !! by supercityfan
Excellent x by dawnymarie
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30.03.2012 12:44
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How ethical is medical ethics?
Review of Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction - Tony Hope by dynamicnurse

Advantages: A good basis to learn from.
Disadvantages: Such a huge area to begin looking in to!

...2004, this book is called Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction. It is part of a very extensive series of books that all come under the 'Very Short Introduction' styling, and in ... Read review

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Actually sounds quite interesting even for a non student by catsholiday
Sounds like a book I'd be interested in, always a lot of medical ethic debates where I work! by siberian-queen
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27.02.2012 14:19

Review of Hidden Food Allergies - Patrick Holford by mojo-mojo

Advantages: Teaches you about cause, effect and identify in an easy to understand way, A must read for any one
Disadvantages: none

I became interested and curious in the subject of allergies many years ago following the diagnosis that my youngest child had severe Atopic Eczema and Asthma, then after another few years of him having severe anaphylactic shock reactions to ‘subjects unkn ...

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very handy xx by rubyroo33
This sounds really interesting. x by chrisandmark_is_here
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30.01.2012 00:21
Because Patients Are People Too
Review of The Locked Ward: Memoirs of a Psychiatric Orderly - Dennis O'Donnell by zoe_page

Advantages: Easy to read, enlightening
Disadvantages: A bit too much local language at times

...Scottish hospital and this is the account of his time there. It takes a special type of person to work in Mental Health services, and though O'Donnell ultimately leaves the Locked Ward, he clearly is one of t ... Read review

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I do take my hat off to people who work in places like this - not for me at all. by catsholiday
interesting by mumsymary
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14.01.2012 09:03
Moaning Medics
Review of The Doctor Will See You Now - Max Pemberton by zoe_page

Advantages: Very easy to read, fun anecdotes, nothing too squeamish
Disadvantages: The narrator is, for want of a better phrase, rather up himself

The NHS is one of those things that everyone seems to have an opinion about, and this of course includes those of us who work for said organisation (the world's 3rd largest employer, don'tcha know). Max Pemberton is one of those people: a doctor, though d ... Read review

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I love the way you award half a degree to someone who watched medical dramas!! Not sure this appeals. by catsholiday
An informative review! by mozzie76
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21.12.2011 07:10
Diamond review   Not a disease or defect, but a set of differences
Review of Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety: A Guide to Successful Stress Management - Nick Dubin by JOHNV

Advantages: One of the few books I've seen examining it from an adult's point of view
Disadvantages: None to speak of

Why I read this book About three years ago, having battled with what I considered to be mild depression on and off over a long period of time, I found matters getting much worse after a combination of severe stress at work and major anxieties at ho ... Read review

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Sounds like an interesting read x by Gingerkitty
E review and a deserved diamond for it :) by crystalaward
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19.11.2011 16:21
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Dying To Be Thin
Review of Nikki Grahame: Dying to be Thin - Nikki Grahame by daisyleex

Advantages: A gripping and informative book
Disadvantages: May be disturbing for some people

...anyone who has heard of Nikki Grahame will have a sudden flash back from reading the above heading! I honestly didn't do that on purpose, but as soon as I had written it I realised what I'd done and burst out laughing. "who is ... Read review

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Excellent review. John by Coloneljohn
Just as good on this side Daisy x by Alyson29
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03.11.2011 23:03
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Helps you succeed until the questions run out
Review of Succeeding In The 2008 UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKcat) - Matt Green by fkazzazi

Advantages: Good explanations, brief and answers
Disadvantages: Not enough questions

Although the designers of the UKCAT claim that you cannot revise for the test, this book shows you exactly how you can. Although it may not be revision of solid recall, it provides you with an insight on how the questions are written and what to expect - ... Read review

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13.08.2011 14:52
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