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  • Return of the Microbes: How infections are once more taking over 

    Ayliffe, W. (William) (Gresham College, 2014-03)
    A number of infectious diseases cause blindness. After decades of improvement in treatment many were thought to be on the edge of extinction. Whilst this was achieved with smallpox, the promise if eradication of trachoma ...

  • Rubber Dam Application 

    not available (Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), 2015)
    This video tutorial demonstrates how to apply a dental dam.

  • Saving Mothers and Babies 

    Theron, G.; de Groot, H.; Louw, H. (Bettercare, 2011)
    Saving Mothers and Babies was developed in response to the high maternal and perinatal mortality rates found in most developing countries. Learning material used in this book is based on the results of the annual confidential ...

  • Simplified MRI 

    Not available (National Council Of Educational Research And Training (NCERT), 2014-04)
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is used to detect a tumor. Our head is full of tiny radio transmitters (the nuclear spins of the hydrogen nuclei of water molecules). In an MRI unit, these little radios can be made to ...

  • Special Sense: Hearing 

    Seluakumaran, K. (Kumar) (University of Malaya, 2013-03)
    Explain the functions of the external, middle and inner ear; Know the basis of pitch and loudness; Explain the mechanism of hearing; Describe the transduction process in hair cells; Understand coding of sound frequencies ...

  • Standard Operating Procedure: CEBAR 

    Harikrishna, J. A. (Jennifer A.) (University of Malaya, 2015)
    Series of videos demonstrating different standard operating operating procedures (SOP) such as gowning & degowing, transfer of GMO, biosafety cabinets, operation of autoclave, waste and spill management.

  • Suicide Assessment 

    Maughan, D. (Daniel); Hawton, K. (Keith) (University of Oxford, 2014-05)
    Professor Hawton is a world leading expert in suicide research. He has written books on the subject and has contributed to UK policy in this area. He speaks to Dr Daniel Maughan about this controversial area of psychiatric ...

  • Supporting Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities & Mental Illness 

    Melrose, S. (Sherri); Dusome, D. (Debra); Simpson, J. (John) (BC Campus, 2015)
    This multidisciplinary resource develops topics of interest to all those who care about and for individuals with co-occurring intellectual disabilities and mental illness. Each chapter presents current evidence informed ...

  • Swinburne Autism MOOC 

    Donaldson, E. L. (Emma L.); Grimley, M. (Mick); Moss, T. (Tim) (Swinburne Commons, 2015)
    Swinburne University of Technology's free Autism MOOC takes a practical approach to the study of autism. The course is designed for parents and carers of people with autism and those who work with people with autism. This ...

  • Technology and Vision 

    Ayliffe, W. (William); Marshall, J. (John); Reinstein, D. (Dan) (Gresham College, 2014-03)
    The discipline of Ophthalmology is recognised both as an early adopter of new technology and a developer of novel techniques. Soon after lasers were invented, they were being used to treat diabetic eyes and new lasers ...

  • Textbook of Urogynaecology 

    Jeffery, S. (Stephen); De Jong, P. (Peter) (University of Cape Town, 2010)
    Multi-authored textbook by multi-disciplinary team of experts summarising the most up-to-date concepts and management strategies in urogynaecology. The field of Urogynaecology has expanded dramatically over the past ...

  • Topics in General Surgery: A Video Series by Dr Juan Klopper 

    Klopper, J. (Juan) (University of Cape Town, 2013)
    This resource is a collection of Surgery videos created by Dr Juan Klopper. It contains presentations on topics in General Surgery created by Dr Klopper, Registrars and Medical Officers. This is a study resource that aims ...

  • Total Abdominal Hysterectomy 

    Adanu, R. (Richard); Engleberg, N. C. (N. Cary) (University of Ghana, 2009)
    This module is meant primarily for medical students but may also be useful for residents and health practitioners. The module includes three interactive case studies with some background information as well as discussion ...

  • Transplantation and the Eye 

    Ayliffe, W. (William) (Gresham College, 2014-03)
    The first successful solid organ transplant was the cornea in Moravia in 1905. However both science and clinical tools then available were unable to allow further advances. The discovery of the natural barriers to ...

  • Understanding and Analyzing Health Policy 

    Lehmann, U. (Uta) (University of the Western Cape, 2016)
    This module is based on a course first developed at the Centre for Health Policy, University of the Witwatersrand, and has been adapted and taught by several academic institutions across Africa since. Health policy analysis ...

  • Understanding and Classifying a Stroke 

    Not available (University of Nottingham, 2011)
    Stroke is the third largest cause of death in the UK after heart disease and cancer. It is also the single leading cause of severe disability in the UK. Classification of stroke is crucial in planning treatment and is a ...

  • Understanding cardiovascular diseases 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Your heart beats around 100,000 times every day and, in that time, pumps about 23,000 litres of blood around your body. But what happens when it doesn’t work as well as it should? This unit explains what happens in ...

  • Understanding Narratives in Health Care 

    Price, B. (Bob) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-02)
    What are the ways in which others (patients, relatives, practitioners) and you create and share meanings within health care? Narratives are the stories used by individuals to make sense of events. In this free course, ...

  • Understanding Service Improvement in Healthcare 

    Robb, M. (Martin) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-09)
    This free course, Understanding service improvement in healthcare, will help you to understand what people mean by the terms ‘service’ and ‘improvement’ in relation to healthcare. The course will help you to think about ...

  • The University of Cape Town General Surgery Textbook for Undergraduates 

    Khan, D.; Malherbe, F. (University of Cape Town, 2015-06)
    The University of Cape Town General Surgery Textbook for Undergraduates was initially put together by Professor John Terblanche over 26 years ago. It has gone through many updates since to keep pace with the ever ...