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E-books for GPs

Our e-books collection has many titles which general practitioners will find useful.

Below are two lists of the titles, one covering clinical matters and the other non-clinical, which will be particularly helpful to those BMA members working in general practice.

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Clinical GP E-Books

  • The Complete GPVTS Stage 2 Preparation Guide by Khan and Sharma 
  • Succeeding in Your GP ST Stage 2 Situational Judgement Tests (SJT): Professional Dilemmas: Practice Questions for GPST and GPVTS Stage 2 Selection by Green et al [PDF]
  • Succeeding in the GP ST Stage 2: Situational Judgement Tests/Professional Dilemmas by Corriette & Green [EPUB file] New
  • ABC of Anxiety and Depression
  • ABC of Dementia
  • ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • ABC of Epilepsy
  • Assisted Reproduction Techniques by Sharif et al
  • Avoiding Errors in General Practice by Barraclough et al
  • BNF for Children 2013-2014
  • Cancer and its Management (6th Ed.) by Tobias et al
  • Cardiology : Churchill’s Ready Reference by Lyon et al
  • Child Abuse and Neglect : Diagnosis, Treatment and Evidence by Jenny
  • Child Psychiatry (3rd Ed.) by Goodman et al
  • Clinical Dermatology (5th Ed.) by Weller
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder by Wilheim
  • Common Skin Diseases (18th Ed.) by Marks et al
  • Cummings Pediatric Otolaryngology New
  • Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Pediatrics (19th Ed.) by Hay et al
  • Current Diagnosis and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases by Klausner et al
  • DeGowin’s Diagnostic Examination (9th Ed.) by LeBlond et al
  • Depression in New Mothers: Causes, Consequences and Treatment Alternatives (2nd Ed.) by Kendall-Tackett
  • Depression in Primary Care: Evidence and Practice by Gilbody et al
  • Dermatology: a Colour Handbook (2nd Ed.) by Rycroft
  • Dermatology in Clinical Practice by Lanigan
  • Differential Diagnosis in Obstetrics and Gynaecology : an A-Z by Hollingworth
  • Differential Diagnosis in Primary Care by Rasul et al 
  • Domestic Violence: a Multi-Professional Approach for Healthcare Practitioners by Keeling et al
  • Evidence-Based Cardiology (3rd Ed.) by Yusuf et al
  • Evidence-Based Chronic Pain Management by Stannard et al
  • Evidence-Based Dermatology (3rd Ed.) by Williams
  • Evidence-Based Medical Monitoring : from Principles to Practice (Illustrated Edition) by Glasziou et al
  • Evidence-Based Medicine Toolkit (2nd Ed.) by Heneghan
  • Evidence-Based Nephrology by Molony et al
  • Evidence-Based Neurology: Management of Neurological Disorders by Candelise et al
  • Evidence-Based Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes by Allgrove et al
  • Evidence-Based Respiratory Medicine by Gibson et al
  • Evidence-Based Sports Medicine (2nd Ed.) by Macauley et al
  • Evidence-Based Urology (2nd Ed.) by Dahm et al
  • Family Medicine: Ambulatory Care and Prevention (5th Ed.) by Mengel et al
  • Fast Facts : Colorectal Cancer by Taylor et al
  • Fast Facts : Glaucoma by Healey et al
  • Fast Facts : Obesity by Haslam et al
  • Fishman’s Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders (4th Ed.) by Fishman
  • Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine (7th Ed.) by Wolff et al
  • Fractures in the Elderly: a Guide to Practical Management by Pignolo et al
  • Fungal Infection : Diagnosis and Management by Richardson
  • General Dermatology: an Atlas of Diagnosis and Management by English
  • The Great Ormond Street Colour Handbook of Paediatrics and Child Health by Strobel et al
  • Greenspan’s Basic and Clinical Endocrinology (8th Ed.) by Gardner et al
  • Handbook of Clinical Pediatric Endocrinology by Brook
  • Handbook of Dermatology: a Practical Manual by Mann et al
  • Handbook of Diabetes (4th Ed.) by Bilous et al
  • Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment (3rd Ed.) by Shorvon
  • Handbook of Women’s Health (2nd Ed.) by Rosenfeld
  • Harrison’s Manual of Medicine (17th Ed.) by Kasper et al
  • How to Think like a Radiologist: Ordering Imaging Studies by Catanzano
  • Hughes’ Outline of Modern Psychiatry (5th Ed.) by Barraclough et al
  • Hunter’s Diseases of Occupations (10th Ed.) by Baxter et al
  • Integrated Management of Depression in the Elderly by Chew-Graham et al
  • Integrative Women’s Health by Maizes et al
  • Internal Medicine : Just the Facts by Schmitz et al
  • The Little Psychotherapy Book: Object Relations in Practice by Frankland
  • Living Better with Dementia : good practice and innovation for the future by Rahman
  • Management of Breast Cancer in Older Women by Reed
  • Managing Long-Term Conditions and Chronic Illness in Primary Care : a Guide to Good Practice by Carrier
  • Managing Sports Injuries: a Guide for Students and Clinicians (4th Ed.) by Norris
  • Manual of Intrauterine Insemination and Ovulation Induction by Dickey et al
  • The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry (11th Ed.) by Taylor et al
  • Medical Therapy in Urology by Shergill et al
  • A Multidisciplinary Handbook of Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Front-Line Professionals (2nd Ed.) by Dogra et al
  • Musculoskeletal Examination (3rd Ed.) by Gross
  • Nutrition : Maintaining and Improving Health (4th Ed.) by Webb
  • Nutritional Strategies for the Very Low Birthweight Infant by Adamkin
  • Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy (2nd Ed.)
  • Oxford Handbook of General Practice (4th Edition)
  • Paediatric Handbook (8th Ed.) by Thomson
  • Pediatric Cardiology: the Essential Pocket Guide (2nd Ed.) by Johnson
  • Pediatric Neurology by Holmes
  • A Practical Approach to Orthopaedic Medicine : Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment (3rd Ed.) by Atkins et al
  • Practical General Practice : Guidelines for Effective Clinical Management (6th Ed.) by Khot et al
  • Practical Geriatric Oncology by Hurria et al
  • A Practical Guide to Heart Failure in Older People by Ward et al
  • A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 by Graham
  • A Practical Manual of Thyroid and Parathyroid Disease by Arora et al
  • Practitioner’s Guide to Using Research for Evidence-Based Practice by Rubin
  • Prescribing for Elderly Patients by Jackson et al
  • Prescribing in Pregnancy (4th Ed.) by Rubin et al
  • Problem Solving in Rheumatology by Pile et al
  • Problem Solving in Women’s Health (Illustrated Edition) by Rees et al
  • Promoting Recovery in Early Psychosis : a Practical Manual by French et al
  • The Rational Clinical Examination: Evidence-Based Clinical Diagnosis by Simel et al 
  • The Recognition and Management of Early Psychosis: a Preventive Approach (2nd Ed.) by McGorry
  • Reichel’s Care of the Elderly: Clinical Aspects of Aging (6th Ed.) by Reichel et al
  • Ridley’s The Vulva (3rd Ed.) by Neill et al 
  • Rutter’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (5th Ed.) by Rutter
  • Self-Management of Depression: a Manual for Mental Health and Primary Care Professionals by Yeung et al
  • Skin Infections: Diagnosis and Treatment by Hall et al
  • Smith’s General Urology (17th Ed.) by Tanagho et al
  • The Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry (11th Ed.)
  • Special Tests in Musculoskeletal Examination : an Evidence-Based Guide for Clinicians by Hattam et al
  • Statistics Toolkit (Illustrated Edition) by Perera et al
  • Unconditional Care : Relationship-Based, Behavioral Intervention with Vulnerable Children and Families by Sprinson et al




Non-Clinical GP E-Books

  • 100 Cases in Clinical Ethics and Law by Johnson et al

  • ABC of Medical Law

  • Bioethics for Beginners by Mcgee
  • Brilliant Coach: How to be a Brilliant Coach in Your Workplace by Starr
  • Brilliant Create Your Own Website by Clymo
  • Brilliant Negotiations: What Brilliant Negotiators Know, Do and Say by Peeling
  • Brilliant Presentation: What the Best Presenters Know, Do and Say (2nd Ed.) by Hall
  • Brilliant Project Management: What Brilliant Project Managers Know, Say and Do by Barker et al
  • British Sign Language for Dummies
  • Building Websites all-in-one for Dummies (2nd Ed.)
  • The Cambridge Textbook of Bioethics by Singer
  • Coaching and Mentoring at Work: Developing Effective Practice by Connor et al
  • Coaching Skills : a Handbook (2nd Ed.) by Rogers
  • Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions by Higgins et al
  • The Complete Guide to Medical Writing by Stuart
  • Choosing General Practice: Your Career Guide by Hastie et al
  • Communicable Disease Control and Health Protection Handbook (3rd Ed.) by Hawker et al
  • Communicating to Manage Health and Illness by Brashers et al
  • The Complete Presentation Skills Handbook: How to Understand and Reach Your Audience for Maximum Impact and Success by Siddons
  • Continuing Professional Development in Health and Social Care by Alsop
  • Electronic Health Records for Dummies by Williams et al
  • The Employer’s Handbook, 2015-2016: an Essential Guide to Employment Law, Personnel Policies and Procedures (11th Ed.) by Cushway
  • Engaging Patients in Healthcare by Coulter
  • Ethics: the Heart of Health Care (3rd Ed.) by Seedhouse
  • The Ethics of Caring for Older People (2nd Ed.) by Somerville et al
  • Facilitating Reflective Learning Through Mentoring & Coaching by BrockBank et al
  • Financial Management for Decision Makers (5th Ed.) by Atrill
  • Health Behavior and Health Education: Theory, Research and Practice (4th Ed.) by Glanz et al
  • Health Promotion : a Psychosocial Approach by Stephens
  • Health Services Marketing : a Practitioner’s Guide by Thomas
  • Healthcare Management (2nd Ed.) by Walshe et al
  • How to Lead (3rd Ed.) by Owen
  • How to Manage: the Art of Making Things Happen (2nd Ed.) by Owen
  • How to Manage People by Armstrong
  • How to Present at Meetings (3rd Ed.) by Hall
  • How to Read a Paper: the Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine (5th Ed.) by Greenhalgh
  • How to Run a Great Workshop: the Complete Guide to Designing and Running Workshops and Meetings by Highmore Sims
  • Introduction to Health Economics (2nd Ed.) by Guinness et al
  • Key Themes in Interpersonal Communication: Culture, Identities and Performance by Hill et al
  • Leadership for Healthcare by Hartley et al
  • Leadership from the Inside Out : Becoming a Leader for Life (2nd Ed.) by Cashman
  • Making Sense of Critical Appraisal by Ajetunmobi
  • The Manager’s Guide to Discipline by Eccleston et al
  • Marketing for Dummies (3rd Ed.)
  • Medical Ethics Today : the BMA’s Handbook of Ethics and Law (3rd Ed.)
  • The New Managerialism and Public Service Professions by Kirkpatrick et al
  • Occupational Health Law (5th Ed.) by Kloss
  • Palliative Care, Ageing and Spirituality by Mackinlay
  • Performance Appraisals and Phrases for Dummies by Lloyd
  • Preparing the Perfect Medical CV: How to Succeed in Your Chosen Field by Douglas et al
  • Primary Care English by Ribes et al
  • Primary Health Care: Theory and Practice by Greenhalgh
  • The Project Manager: Mastering the Art of Delivery (2nd Ed.) by Newton
  • Project Managing Change: Practical Tools and Techniques to Make Change Happen by Blake et al
  • Searching Skills Toolkit: Finding the Evidence by De Brun et al (2nd Ed.)
  • Speed Reading for Dummies
  • Text, Cases and Materials on Medical Law and Ethics by Stauch et al
  • User Involvement in Health Care by Greenhalgh et al
  • User Participation in Health and Social Care Research: Voices, Values and Evaluation by Nolan et al
  • The Woman who Decided to Die : Challenges and Choices at the Edge of Medicine by Munson
  • World Religions for Healthcare Professionals by Sorajjakool et al

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