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E-books by medical specialty

The BMA Library has an e-books collection of over 2,000 titles. They are all available via our online catalogue.

A very brief selection of them are listed below, by medical specialty.

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  • The Anaesthesia Science Viva Book
  • Anaesthesia for the High Risk Patient
  • Anatomy for Anaesthetists (9th Ed.) New

Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

  • Complications in Cardiothoracic Surgery: Avoidance and Treatment (2nd Ed.)
  • Bailey and Love’s Short Practice of Surgery (25th Ed.)
  • Handbook of Angioplasty and Stenting Procedures (Illustrated Edition)

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Psychiatry: An Evidence Based Text
  • A Multidisciplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front-Line Professionals
  • Rutter’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (5th Ed.)

Child Health and Community Paediatrics

  • Children’s Mental Health Research: The Power of Partnerships
  • A Multidisciplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front-Line Professionals
  • ABC of Child Protection (4th Ed.)

Clincal Neurophysiology

  • Atlas of EEG in Critical Care

Clinical Oncology

  • Problem Solving in Oncology
  • Practical Radiotherapy Planning (4th Ed.)
  • Cancer and its Management (6th Ed.) 


  • Rook’s Textbook of Dermatology (8th Ed.)
  • Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology (6th Ed.)
  • ABC of Dermatology (6th Ed.) 

Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus

  • ABC of Diabetes (6th Ed.)
  • Brook’s Clinical Pediatric Endocrinology (6th Ed.)
  • Greenspan’s Basic and Clinical Endocrinology (8th Ed.)
  • Evidence-Based Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes

General Medicine

  • ABC of Practical Procedures
  • How to Read a Paper: the Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine (5th Ed.)
  • Evidence-Based Diagnosis
  • Harrison’s Manual of Medicine (17th Ed.)

General Practice

  • Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Practice (7th Ed.)
  • Choosing General Practice: Your Career Guide
  • Managing Long-Term Conditions and Chronic Illness in Primary Care: a Guide to Good Practice
  • Primary and Health Care: Theory and Practice

General Surgery

  • Bailey and Love’s Short Practice of Surgery (25th Ed.)
  • Safer Surgery: Analysing Behaviour in the Operating Theatre
  • Clinical Surgery: A Practical Guide
  • Cracking the MRCS Viva
  • Emergency Surgery
  • Hospital Surgery: Foundations in Surgical Practice
  • Complications: a Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science
  • Essential Radiological Anatomy for the MRCS

Geriatric Medicine

  • ABC of Geriatric Medicine
  • A Practical Guide to Heart Failure in Older People
  • Integrated Management of Depression in the Elderly
  • Management of Breast Cancer in Older Women
  • Prescribing for Elderly Patients
  • Reichel’s Care of the Elderly: Clinical Aspects of Aging (6th Ed.)


  • ABC of Clinical Haematology (3rd Ed.)
  • Evidence-Based Haematology
  • Practical Hemostasis and Thrombosis (2nd Ed.)


  • Bone Marrow Pathology
  • Cell Physiology
  • Diagnostic Criteria Handbook in Histopathology: a Surgical Pathology Vade Mecum
  • Manual of Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Transplantation

Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology

  • Clinical and Diagnostic Virology
  • Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg’s Medical Microbiology (24th Ed.)

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  • Best Practice in Labour and Delivery
  • De Swiet’s Medical Disorders in Obstetric Practice (5th Ed.)
  • Differential Diagnosis in Obstetrics and Gynaecology: an A-Z
  • Prescribing in Pregnancy (4th Ed.)


  • Bailey and Love’s Short Practice of Surgery (25th Ed.)
  • Vaughan and Ashbury’s General Ophthalmology (17th Ed.)


  • Bailey and Love’s Short Practice of Surgery (25th Ed.)
  • Scott-Brown’s Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (7th Ed.)


  • Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Pediatrics (19th Ed.)
  • Paediatric Audiological Medicine (2nd Ed.)
  • Paediatric Handbook (8th Ed.)
  • Paediatric Orthopaedics: a System of Decision-Making

Pharmaceutical Medicine

  • Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (11th Ed.)
  • Handbook of Drugs in Intensive Care: an A-Z Guide (4th Ed.)
  • The Textbook of Pharmaceutical Medicine (6th Ed.)

Plastic Surgery

  • Bailey and Love’s Short Practice of Surgery (25th Ed.)
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


  • Cambridge Textbook of Effective Treatments in Psychiatry
  • Comprehensive Psychiatry Review
  • Hughes’ Outline of Modern Psychiatry (5th Ed.)
  • Insomnia: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Principles of Psychotherapy: Promoting Evidence-Based Psychodynamic Practice (3rd Ed.)
  • Psychiatry: an Evidence-Based Text

Public Health Medicine

  • The Public Health System in England
  • The Politics of European Union Health Policies

Respiratory Medicine

  • Core Topics in Mechanical Ventilation
  • Emergency Airway Management
  • Evidence-Based Respiratory Medicine
  • Respiratory Disease and its Management
  • Understanding Mechanical Ventilation: a Practical Handbook (2nd Ed.)

Sexual Health

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (4th Ed.)

Statistics and Presenting Data

  • ABC of Health Informatics (Illustrated Edition)
  • Essential Medical Statistics New
  • How to Display Data (Illustrated Edition)
  • Sample Size Tables for Clinical Studies (3rd Ed.)
  • Statistical Analysis with Excel for Dummies (2nd Ed.)
  • Statistics at Square One (11th Ed.)

Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery

  • Bailey and Love’s Short Practice of Surgery (25th Ed.)
  • Operative Orthopaedics: the Stanmore Guide
  • Spine Disorders: Medical and Surgical Management


  • ABC of Urology (3rd Ed.)
  • Bailey and Love’s Short Practice of Surgery (25th Ed.)
  • Medical Therapy in Urology
  • Smith’s General Urology (17th Ed.)


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