Research Methodologies for Beginners
This textbook introduces the general points of view of research methodology in the scientific and engineering fields of study. It gives an overview of the technical and professional communication for the purpose of article publication in journals. The text contains a number of practice activities that give beginners the confidence to move on communicative activities. Problem sets are provided in each chapter to examine the reader’s understanding of each concept.
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The development of new drugs is very complex, costly and risky. Its success is highly dependent on an intense collaboration and interaction between many departments within the drug development organization, external investigators and service providers, in constant dialogue with regulatory authorities, payers, academic experts, clinicians and patient organizations. Within the different phases of the drug life cycle, drug development is by far the most crucial part for the initial and continued success of a drug on the market.
This book offers an introduction to the field of drug development with a clear overview of the different processes that lead to a successful new medicine and of the regulatory pathways that are used to launch a new drug that are both safe and efficacious.
“This is the most comprehensive and detailed book on drug development I have ever read and I feel that it is likely to become a staple of drug development courses, such as those taught at Masters Level in my own University…. I think in the light of increasing integration of company and academic approaches to drug development both sides can read this book.. (and, therefore)… this book could not be more timely. “
Professor Mike Coleman, University of Aston., UK ( from his review of the final manuscript)
Pharmaceutical microbiology has a bearing on all aspects of pharmacy, from the manufacture and quality control of pharmaceutical products through to an understanding of the mode of action of antibiotics. Fully revised and restructured, drawing on the contributions of subject experts, and including material relevant to the European curricula in pharmacy, the eighth edition covers: biology of micro-organisms pathogens and host response prescribing therapeutics contamination and infection control pharmaceutical production current trends and new directions Hugo and Russell’s Pharmaceutical Microbiology, a standard text for Schools of Pharmacy for seven editions , continues to be a user-friendly and authoritative guide for both students and practitioners of pharmacy and pharmaceutical microbiology.
Happy-People-Pills for All explores current theories of happiness while demonstrating the need to develop advanced pharmacological agents for the enhancement of our capacity for happiness and wellbeing.
- Presents the first detailed exploration of the enhancement of happiness
- A controversial yet rigorous argument that demonstrates the moral imperative for the development and mass distribution of ‘happy-pills’, to promote the well being of the individual and society
- Brings together the philosophy, psychology and biology of happiness
- Maps the development of the next generation of positive mood pharmacology
- Offers a corrective to contemporary accounts of happiness
The updated new edition of the highly-praised and successful Get Through MRCS: Anatomy Vivas
Fully revised to focus on the OSCEs for part B of the examination
Detailed model answers and full explanations ensure a thorough understanding of how to score those top marks
Plentiful high-quality photographs and illustrations in full colour throughout
Well-placed author with thorough experience of authoring MRCS material as well as teaching courses
Fully revised and updated in light of the changes to the format of the MRCS examination, this second edition of Get Through MRCS: Anatomy provides candidates with the knowledge and practice necessary for excelling at the challenging MRCS part B OSCE examination.
The updated new edition of the highly-praised Get Through MRCS: Anatomy Vivas
Fully revised in accordance with the changes to be focussed on the OSCE format
Detailed model answers and full explanations to ensure thorough understanding of how to get the best results
Plentiful illustrations and high-quality photographs in full colour throughout
Written by the experienced author of the highly successful first edition, Simon Overstall has extensive knowledge of the exam, both in teaching offline courses and authoring MRCS revision texts. Get Through MRCS: Anatomy is essential reading for MRCS candidates wanting to achieve expert anatomical knowledge and to ultimately earn high results within their postgraduate examinations.
About the Author
Simon Overstall MB BS MRCS, Locum Consultant Plastic Surgeon, East Grinstead, West Sussex. Amit Zaveri MB BS (Lond) BSc (Hons) MRCS (Eng), Plastic Surgery CT2 (Core Surgical Trainee) at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, West Sussex.