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  • 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 ...

  • The virtual birthing unit project 

    Unknown author (Otago Polytechnic, 2009)
    1. Introduction 2. Learning activities 3. Information about the Normal Birth Scenario 4. Information about objects in the virtual birthing unit 5. Signage information in the virtual birthing unit 6. The making ...

  • Water Safe : An Introduction to Water Quality Issues & Food Safe : A Response to the Training Needs of Food Service workers 

    Not available (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1999)
    Modules include: Introduction to Food Safe/Water Safe -Background to Water Safe -Background to Food Safe * Module 1: Water Safe -Welcome to Water safe -Section 1: Dirty water and disease -Section 2: Preventing Sickness ...

  • Well Women 

    Woods, D. (Dave); Dyer, S. (Silke) (Bettercare, 2012)
    Well Women was written for primary health workers who manage the everyday health needs of women. It covers reproductive health, family planning and infertility, common genital infections, vaginal bleeding, and the abuse of women.

  • The Window on the Soul 

    Ayliffe, W. (William) (Gresham College, 2014-03)
    Vision is the dominant sense through which sighted people have developed our culture. It requires enormous computational power: over half of the human brain is assigned to create vision from the electrical impulses generated ...

  • The Work of the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Headley Court 

    Etherington, J. (John) (Gresham College, 2014-03)
    The DMRC (established in 1946) is the largest provider of rehabilitation services for military personnel. Its mission is to accelerate the return of injured or ill personnel to their optimal level of health and it has ...