BMA Library

Medical book awards winners by category

Anaesthesia

Anaesthesia (including anaesthesia of specialties) and critical care.

First prize

  • Smith and Aitkenhead's Textbook of Anaesthesia 6th edition
    Alan R. Aitkenhead, Iain K. Moppett and Jonathan P. Thompson—Elsevier Ltd, 2013 ISBN: 9780702041921 £76.99

Highly commended

  • Brain Disorders in Critical Illness: Mechanisms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
    Robert D. Stevens, Tarek Sharshar and E. Wesley Ely, editors—Cambridge University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9781107029194 £75
  • Equipment in Anaesthesia and Critical Care: A Complete Guide for the FRCA
    Daniel Aston, Angus Rivers and Asela Dharmadasa—Scion Publishing Ltd, 2013 ISBN: 9781907904059 £37.99
  • Wall & Melzack's Textbook of Pain 6th edition
    Stephen B. McMahon, Martin Koltzenburg, Irene Tracey and Dennis C. Turk—Elsevier, 2013 ISBN: 9780702040597

 

Basic and clinical sciences

Anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, molecular biology, physiology, physical sciences.

First prize

  • Clinical Genomics: Practical Applications for Adult Patient Care
    Michael F. Murray, Mark W. Babyatsky, Monica A. Giovanni and Mark Babyatski—McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013 ISBN: 9780071622448 £45.99

Highly commended

  • Basic Concepts of Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy
    Dileep N. Lobo, Andrew J.P. Lewington and Simon P. Allison—Bibliomed-Medizinische Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 2013 ISBN: 9783895560583 €3 (Online version available as a free download)
  • Bioenergetics 4th edition
    David G. Nicholls and Stuart J. Ferguson—Elsevier/Academic Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780123884251 $89.95/£54.99
  • Clinical Biochemistry: An Illustrated Colour Text 5th edition
    Allan Gaw, Michael J. Murphy, Rajeev Srivastava, Robert A. Cowan and Denis St. J. O'Reilly—Elsevier Ltd, 2013 ISBN: 9780702051791 £32.99
  • Medical Genetics at a Glance 3rd edition
    Dorian J. Pritchard and Bruce R. Korf—John Wiley & Sons, 2013 ISBN: 9780470656549 £23.99
  • Neural Crest Cells: Evolution, Development and Disease
    Paul A. Trainor, editor—Elsevier/Academic Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780124017306 £85

 

Basis of medicine

Ethics, history of medicine, communication, epidemiology, statistics, writing skills, research practice, dictionaries, directories etc.

First prize

  • Deadly Medicines and Organised Crime: How Big Pharma Has Corrupted Healthcare
    Peter C. Gøtzsche—Radcliffe Publishing, 2013 ISBN: 9781846198847 £24.99

Highly commended

  • A Practical Guide to ISO 15189 in Laboratory Medicine
    David Burnett—ACB Venture Publications, 2013 ISBN: 9780902429499 £35
  • Kill or Cure: An Illustrated History of Medicine
    Steve Parker—DK Books, 2013 ISBN: 9781409332725 £19.99
  • Patient-Centered Medicine in Transition—The Heart of the Matter
    Alan Bleakley—Springer, 2014 ISBN: 9783319024868 $179
  • Skills for Communicating with Patients 3rd edition
    Jonathan Silverman, Suzanne Kurtz and Juliet Draper—Radcliffe Publishing, 2013 ISBN: 9781846193651 £34.99
  • The Heart of Leonardo
    Francis C. Wells—Springer-Verlag London, 2013 ISBN: 9781447145301 £126
  • The Inheritor's Powder: A Cautionary Tale of Poison, Betrayal and Greed
    Sandra Hempel—Weidenfeld & Nicolson (The Orion Publishing Group), 2013 ISBN: 9780297867425 £18.99
  • The Stressed Sex: Uncovering the Truth About Men, Women, & Mental Health
    Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman—Oxford University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780199651351 £16.99
  • Understanding Clinical Papers 3rd edition
    David Bowers, Allan House, David Owens and Bridgette Bewick—Wiley Blackwell, 2014 ISBN: 9781118232828 £32.99

 

Cardiology

Non-surgical aspects of cardiology.

First prize

  • Valvular Heart Disease: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease 4th edition
    Catherine M. Otto and Robert O. Bonow—Elsevier, 2013 ISBN: 9781455748600

Highly commended

  • 3D Echocardiography 2nd edition
    Takahiro Shiota—CRC Press, 2013 ISBN: 9781841849935 £95
  • Atlas of Percutaneous Edge-to-Edge Mitral Valve Repair
    Ted Feldman, Olaf Franzen, Reginald Low, Jason Rogers and Khung Keong Yeo, editors—Springer-Verlag London, 2013 ISBN: 9781447142935 £135
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside 6th edition
    Douglas P. Zips and José Joliffe—Elsevier, 2013 ISBN: 9781455728565 £197.40
  • Color Atlas and Synopsis of Vascular Disease
    Steven M. Dean and Bhagwan Satiani—McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013 ISBN: 9780071749541 £96.99
  • Interventional Procedures for Adult Structural Heart Disease
    John M. Lasala and Jason H. Rogers—Elsevier, 2013 ISBN: 9781455707584 £92.39
  • Manual of Coronary Chronic Total Occlusion Interventions: A Step-by-Step Approach
    Emmanouil Brilakis—Elsevier/Academic Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780124201293 $79.95/£48.99

 

Digital and online resources

Resources on any subject which are in non-print form (eg cd-roms, dvds, websites).

First prize

  • Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination 5th edition (but first as an online resource)
    Lynn Bickley—Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014 ISBN: 9781469854939

Highly commended

  • Netter’s Head and Neck Osteology from Netter’s Video Modules
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill especially Noelle A. Granger and O.W. Henson and Frank H. Netter—Elsevier, 2013 ISBN: 9780323277969

 

Health and social care

Community care, health promotion, health prevention, management, health services, medico-politics, medico-legal medicine, social medicine.

First prize

  • The Road to Good Nutrition: A Global Perspective
    Manfred Eggersdorfer, Klaus Kraemer, Marie Ruel, Marc Van Ameringen, Hans Konrad Biesalski, Martin Bloem, Junshi Chen, Asma Lateef and Venkatesh Mannar—Karger Publishers, 2013 ISBN: 9783318025491 CHF 58

Highly commended

  • A Clinician's Brief Guide to the Mental Capacity Act
    Nick Brindle, Tim Branton, Alison Stansfield and Tony Zigmond—RCPsych Publications, 2013 ISBN: 9781908020635 £18
  • Food Fortification: The Evidence, Ethics, and Politics of Adding Nutrients to Food
    Mark Lawrence—Oxford University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780199691975 £34.99
  • Genetic Privacy: An Evaluation of the Ethical and Legal Landscape
    Terry Sheung-Hung Kaan and Calvin Wai-Loon Ho—Imperial College Press, 2013 ISBN: 9781783263059 £84
  • Medical Decision Making 2nd edition
    Harold Sox, Michael Higgins and Douglas Owens—John Wiley & Sons, 2013 ISBN: 9780470658666 £37.99
  • Resilient Health Care
    Erik Hollnagel, Jeffrey Braithwaite and Robert L. Wears—Ashgate Publishing, 2013 ISBN: 9781409469780 £60
  • UK Ambulance Services Clinical Practice Guidelines 2013
    Association of Ambulance Chief Executives and Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee—Class Professional Publishing, 2013 ISBN: 978-1859593639 £25
    [UK Ambulance Services Clinical Practice Guidelines 2013 Pocketbook. Class Professional Publishing, 2013 ISBN 9781859593653 £20]
  • Understanding and Using Health Experiences: Improving Patient Care
    Sue Ziebland, Angela Coulter, Joseph D. Calabrese and Louise Locock—Oxford University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780199665372 £29.99

 

Internal medicine

Non-surgical aspects of endocrinology, gastroenterology, haematology, dermatology, respiratory medicine, rheumatology, nephrology, urology, ophthalmology General medicine should go in Medicine, Specialist surgical books aspects to go in Surgical specialties.

First prize

  • Wintrobe's Clinical Hematology 13th edition
    John P. Greer, Daniel A. Arber, Bertil Glader, Alan F. List, Robert T. Means, Frixos Paraskevas, George M. Rodgers and John Foerster—Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013 ISBN: 9781451172683 £260

Highly commended

  • Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine 2nd edition
    Meir H. Kryger, Alon Y. Avidan and Richard B. Barry—Elsevier, 2013 ISBN: 9780323187275 £114.45
  • Consultative Hemostasis and Thrombosis 3rd edition
    Craig S. Kitchens, Craig M. Kessler and Barbara A. Konkle—Elsevier, 2013 ISBN: 9781455722969 £149.10
  • Dermatology at a Glance
    Mahbub M.U. Chowdhury, Ruwani P. Katugampola and Andrew Y. Finlay—John Wiley & Sons, 2013 ISBN: 9780470656730 £24.99
  • Genital and Perianal Diseases: A Colour Handbook
    Tomasz F. Mroczkowski, Larry E. Millikan and Lawrence Charles Parish—CRC Press, 2013 ISBN: 9781840761900 £29.99
  • Haematology: An Illustrated Colour Text 4th edition
    Martin R. Howard and Peter J. Hamilton—Elsevier Ltd, 2013 ISBN: 9780702051395 £31.99
  • Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties 9th edition
    Judith Collier, Murray Longmore and Keith Amarakone—Oxford University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780199591183 £29.99
  • The BMT Data Book: Including Cellular Therapy 3rd edition
    Reinhold Munker, Gerhard C. Hildebrandt, Hillard M. Lazarus and Kerry Atkinson—Cambridge University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9781107617551 £62
  • Treatment of Skin Disease 4th edition
    Mark G. Lebwohl, Warren R. Heymann, John Berth-Jones and Ian Coulson—Elsevier, 2013 ISBN: 9780702052354 £154.35

 

Medicine

General medicine, alternative medicine, diagnosis, nutrition, palliative care, rehabilitation, health care of the elderly.

First prize

  • Kumar & Clark's Cases in Clinical Medicine 3rd edition
    Parveen Kumar and Michael Clark—Elsevier Ltd, 2013 ISBN: 9780702031380 £28.99

Highly commended

  • Acute Medicine in the Frail Elderly
    Henry Woodford and James George—Radcliffe Publishing, 2013 ISBN: 9781908911582 £45
  • Advances in Natural Medicines, Nutraceuticals and Neurocognition
    Con Kerry Kenneth Stough and Andrew Scholey—CRC Press, 2013 ISBN: 9781439893609 £95
  • Best of Five MCQs for the Geriatric Medicine SCE
    Duncan R. Forsyth and Stephen J. Wallis—Oxford University Press, 2014 ISBN: 9780199651603 £39.99
  • Macleod's Clinical Examination 13th edition
    Graham Douglas, Fiona Nicol and Colin Robertson—Elsevier Ltd, 2013 ISBN: 9780702047282 £41.99
  • Medical Pharmacology & Therapeutics 4th edition
    Derek G. Waller, Anthony P. Sampson, Andrew G. Renwick and Keith Hillier—Elsevier Ltd, 2013 ISBN: 9780702051807 £49.99
  • OSCEs at a Glance 2nd edition
    Adrian Blundell and Richard Harrison—John Wiley & Sons, 2013 ISBN: 9780470671313 £27.99
  • Pathways through Care at the End of Life: A Guide to Person-Centred Care
    Anita Hayes, Claire Henry, Margaret Holloway, Katie Lindsey, Eleanor Sherwen and Tes Smith—Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013 ISBN: 9781849053648 £19.99
  • Rosen's Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice 8th edition
    John A. Marx, Robert S. Hockberger and Ron M. Walls—Elsevier, 2013 ISBN: 9781455706051 £249.90

 

Neurology

Non-surgical aspects of neurology.

First prize

  • Epigenetic Regulation in the Nervous System: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Impact
    J. David Sweatt, Michael J. Meaney, Eric J. Nestler and Schahram Akbarian—Elsevier/Academic Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780123914941 £91

Highly commended

  • Handbook of Parkinson's Disease 5th edition
    Rajesh Pahwa and Kelly E. Lyons—CRC Press, 2013 ISBN: 9781841849089 £135
  • Neurology at the Bedside
    Daniel Kondziella and Gunhild Waldemar—Springer-Verlag London, 2013 ISBN: 9781447152507 £44.99
  • Neuromuscular Disease: A Case-Based Approach
    John H.J. Wokke, Pieter A. van Doorn, Jessica E. Hoogendijk and Marianne de Visser—Cambridge University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780521171854 £47
  • Olszewski and Baxter's Cytoarchitecture of the Human Brainstem 3rd edition
    Jean A. Büttner-Ennever and Anja K.E. Horn—Karger Publishers, 2013 ISBN: 9783318023671 CHF 350
  • Practical Guide to Neurovascular Emergencies
    Guillaume Saliou, Marie Théaudin, Claire Join-Lambert Vincent and Raphaëlle Souillard-Scemama—Springer-Verlag, 2014 ISBN: 9782817804811 £109
  • Practical Neurology Visual Review 2nd edition
    José Biller and Alberto J. Espay—Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013 ISBN: 9781451182699 £98

 

Obstetrics and gynaecology

Obstetrics and gynaecology (but books for the general public should go in the Popular medicine category), reproduction medicine, fetal medicine.

First prize

  • Gynaecology in Primary Care: A Practical Guide
    Anita Sharma—Radcliffe Publishing, 2013 ISBN: 9781846195747 £29.99

Highly commended

  • Contraception: A Casebook from Menarche to Menopause
    Paula Briggs, Gabor Kovacs and John Guillebaud, editors—Cambridge University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9781107614666 £40
  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery: Clinical Practice and Surgical Atlas
    Rebecca G. Rogers, editor, Vivian W. Sung, Ranee Thakar and Cheryl B. Iglesias, associate editors—McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013 ISBN: 9780071756419 £121.99
  • Key Clinical Topics in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
    Emma J. Crosbie, Alexander Heazell, Andrew Pickersgill and Richard J. Slade—JP Medical Ltd, 2014 ISBN: 9781907816703 £29.95
  • Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 3rd edition
    Sally Collins, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, Kevin Hayes, Simon Jackson and Lawrence Impey—Oxford University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780199698400 £34.99

 

Oncology

All aspects of oncology and haematological oncology.

First prize

  • Controversies in Neuro-Oncology: Best Evidence Medicine for Brain Tumor Surgery
    Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa and Shaan M. Raza—Thieme Medical Publishers, 2013 ISBN: 9781604067552 $149.99

Highly commended

  • Cancer Pain
    Magdi Hanna and Zbigniew Zylicz—Springer-Verlag London, 2013 ISBN: 9780857292292 £53.99
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: A Handbook for Oncologists and Haematologists
    Tariq I. Mughal—CRC Press, 2013 ISBN: 9781842145777 £38.99
  • Clinical Interventional Oncology
    Stephen T. Kee, Ravi Murthy and David C. Madoff—Elsevier, 2013 ISBN: 9781455712212 £116
  • Oncology at a Glance
    Graham G. Dark—John Wiley & Sons, 2013 ISBN: 9781118369692 £24.99
  • Perez & Brady's Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology 6th edition
    Edward C. Hampering, Luther W. Brady, Carlos A. Perez and David E. Water—Walters Lower Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013 ISBN: 9781451116489 £210

 

Paediatrics

Paediatrics and adolescent medicine.

First prize

  • Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children: Guidelines for the Management of Common Childhood Illnesses 2nd edition
    World Health Organization—World Health Organization, 2013 ISBN: 9789241548373 CHF 20

Highly commended

  • A Manual of Neonatal Intensive Care 5th edition
    Janet M. Rennie and Giles S. Kendall—CRC Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780340927717 £22.99
  • Adolescents and Substance Use: The Handbook for Professionals Working with Young People
    Philip James, Caitríona Kearns, Ann Campbell and Bobby P. Smyth—Radcliffe Publishing, 2013 ISBN: 9781846199790 £32.99
  • Smith's Recognisable Patterns of Human Malformation 7th edition
    Kenneth Lyons Jones, Marilyn Crandall Jones and Miguel Del Campo—Elsevier, 2013 ISBN: 9781455738113 £73.49
  • The Essential Revision Guide to Paediatric Cardiology
    Rebecca Casans, Mithilesh Lal and Michael Griksaitis—Radcliffe Publishing, 2013 ISBN: 9781846199684 £34.99

 

Pathology

Pathology and histopathology.

First prize

  • Knowles' Neoplastic Hematopathology 3rd edition
    Attilio Orazi, Kathy Foucar, Daniel Knowles and Lawrence M. Weiss—Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013 ISBN: 9781609136826 £229

Highly commended

  • Atlas of Interstitial Lung Disease Pathology: Pathology with High Resolution CT Correlations
    Andrew Churg and Nestor L. Müller—Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013 ISBN: 9781451176438 £117
  • Diagnostic Pathology: Familial Cancer Syndromes (Published by Amirsys)
    Vania Nose, Gladell P. Paner, Joel K. Greenson, Christine J. Ko and Elizabeth Morgan—Amirsys, 2013 ISBN: 9781931884969 £175
  • Muscle Biopsy: A Practical Approach 4th edition
    Victor Dubowitz, Caroline A. Sewry and Anders Oldfors—Elsevier, 2013 ISBN: 9780702043406 £175.35
  • Underwood's Pathology: A Clinical Approach 6th edition
    Simon S. Cross—Elsevier Ltd, 2013 ISBN: 9780702046728 £49.99

 

Popular medicine

Clinical books aimed at the general public. Non-clinical books aimed at the general public go in Basis of medicine.

First prize

  • Mindfulness for Health: A Practical Guide to Relieving Pain, Reducing Stress and Restoring Wellbeing
    Vidyamala Burch and Danny Penman—Little, Brown Book Group, 2013 ISBN: 9780749959241 £13.99

Highly commended

  • Adrenaline
    Brian B. Hoffman—Harvard University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780674050884 £18.95
  • Cut Down to Size: Achieving Success with Weight Loss Surgery
    Jenny Radcliffe—Routledge, 2013 ISBN: 9780415683777 £17.99
  • Emotional Support Through Breast Cancer: The Alternative Handbook
    Cordelia Galgut—Radcliffe Publishing, 2013 ISBN: 9781846199363 £5.99
  • Gout: Answers at Your Fingertips 2nd edition
    L. Gail Darlington, Elizabeth A. Carrey and David Perrett—Class Publishing, 2013 ISBN: 9781859593769 £19.99
  • How To Feel Better: Practical Ways to Recover Well from Illness and Injury
    Frances Goodhart and Lucy Atkins—Piatkus, 2013 ISBN: 9780749958213 £13.99
  • Living with Complicated Grief
    Craig A. White—Sheldon Press, 2013 ISBN: 9781847092830 £8.99
  • Living with the Enemy: Coping with the Stress of Chronic Illness using CBT, Mindfulness and Acceptance
    Ray Owen—Routledge, 2013 ISBN: 9780415521208 £14.99
  • Tapeworms, Lice, and Prions: A Compendium of Unpleasant Infections
    David I. Grove—Oxford University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780199641024 £25

 

Primary healthcare

General practice, occupational health.

First prize

  • Oxford Handbook of Occupational Health 2nd edition
    Julia Smedley, Finlay Dick and Steven Sadhra, editors—Oxford University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780199651627 £34.99

Highly commended

  • GPST Stage 3: Written and Simulation Exercises
    Richard Hughes and Shivani Tanna - JP Medical Ltd, February 2013 ISBN: 9781907816611 £24.95
  • Practical Procedures in General Practice
    Suneeta Kochhar—Scion Publishing Ltd, 2013 ISBN: 9781904842996 £25.99
  • Practice Accounts Made Easy
    Ann Tudor—Scion Publishing Ltd, 2013 ISBN: 9781907904172 £15.99

 

Psychiatry

Psychiatry, forensic medicine, substance misuse, mental health, counselling, psychology.

First prize

  • Co-Creating Change: Effective Dynamic Therapy Techniques
    Jon Frederickson—Seven Leaves Press, 2014 ISBN: 9780988378841 £36.12

Highly commended

  • Forensic Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Issues 2nd edition
    John Gunn and Pamela Taylor, editors—CRC Press, 2014 ISBN: 9780340806289 £150
  • Improving Mental Health Care—The Global Challenge
    Graham Thornicroft, Mirella Ruggeri and David Goldberg—John Wiley & Sons, 2013 ISBN: 9781118337974 £74.99
  • Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry 3rd edition
    David Semple and Roger Smyth—Oxford University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780199693887 £34.99
  • Prevention and Management of Violence: Guidance for Mental Health Professionals
    Masum Khwaja and the late Dominic Beer, editors—RCPsych Publications, 2013 ISBN: 9781908020956 £20
  • Psychodynamic Formulation
    Deborah L. Cabaniss and Sabrina Cherry, Carolyn J. Douglas, Ruth L. Graver and Anna R. Schwartz—John Wiley & Sons, 2013 ISBN: 9781119962342 £32.50
  • Suicide Prevention 2nd edition
    Robert D. Goldney—Oxford University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780199677580 £19.99
  • Tackling Health Anxiety: A CBT Handbook
    Helen Tyrer—RCPsych Publications, 2013 ISBN: 9781908020901 £18
  • The ECT Handbook 3rd edition
    Jonathan Waite and Andrew Easton—RCPsych Publications, 2013 ISBN: 9781908020581 £45
  • The Oxford Handbook of Synesthesia
    Julia Simner and Edward M. Hubbard, editors—Oxford University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780199603329 £85
  • The Private Life: Why We Remain in the Dark
    Josh Cohen—Granta Books, 2013 ISBN: 9781847085290 £20
  • Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from Developmental Social Neuroscience 3rd edition
    Simon Baron-Cohen, Helen Tager-Flusberg and Michael Lombardo—Oxford University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780199692972 £39.99

 

Public health

Public health, communicable diseases, sexually transmitted diseases.

First prize

  • Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice 3rd edition
    Charles Guest, Walter Ricciardi, Ichiro Kawachi and Iain Lang—Oxford University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780199586301 £34.99

Highly commended

  • Handbook on Health Inequality Monitoring. With a Special Focus on Low- and Middle-income Countries
    World Health Organization and Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor, Nicole Bergen, Jennifer H. Lee, Kyle Ragins, Aluisio J.D. Barros, Sam Harper, Ties Boerma and Cesar Victora —World Health Organization, 2013 ISBN: 9789241548632 CHF 25
  • International Perspectives on Spinal Cord Injury
    World Health Organization—World Health Organization, 2013 ISBN: 9789241564663 CHF 40
  • Manson's Tropical Diseases 23rd edition
    Jeremy Farrar, Peter J. Hotez, Thomas Junghanss, Gagandeep Kang, David Lalloo and Nicholas J. White—Elsevier, 2013 ISBN: 9780702051012 £168
  • Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine 4th edition
    Robert Davidson, Andrew Brent and Anna Seale—Oxford University Press, 2014 ISBN: 9780199692569 £32.99
  • Principles of Medicine in Africa 4th edition
    David Mabey, Geoffrey Gill, Eldryd Parry, Martin W. Weber and Christopher J.M. Whitty—Cambridge University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9781107002517 £150
  • Systematic Screening for Active Tuberculosis. Principles and Recommendations
    World Health Organization—World Health Organization, 2013 ISBN: 9789241548601 CHF 30
  • Understanding Global Health 2nd edition
    William Markle, Melanie Fisher and Ray Smego—McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013 ISBN: 9780071791007 £41.99

 

Radiology

All aspects of radiology.

First prize

  • Discover Radiology: Chest X-ray Interpretation
    Julian Dobranowski, Alexander J. Dobranowski and Anthony J. Levinson—J2D Publishing Inc., 2013 ISBN: 9780991875306 $169

Highly commended

  • Image-Guided Interventions 2nd edition
    Matthew A. Mauro, Kieran P.J. Murphy, Kenneth R. Thomson, Anthony C. Venbrux and Robert A. Morgan—Elsevier, 2013 ISBN: 9781455705962 $305
  • Ma and Mateer's Emergency Ultrasound 3rd edition
    O. John Ma, James Mateer, Robert F. Reardon and Scott A. Joing—McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013 ISBN: 9780071792158 £102.99
  • Measurements and Classifications in Musculoskeletal Radiology
    Simone Waldt and Klaus Woertler—Georg Thieme Verlag KG, 2013 ISBN: 9783131692719 €99.99
  • Pocket Tutor Emergency Imaging
    Mandip K. Heir and Ram R. Vaidhyanath—JP Medical Ltd, 2013 ISBN: 9781907816567 £11.95
  • Theory of Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    Hernán Jara—World Scientific, 2013 ISBN: 9789814295239 £47

 

Surgery

General surgery, trauma and orthopaedics, plastic surgery, Accident and Emergency, medicine (surgery of specialties should go with the Surgical Specialties category).

First prize

  • Grabb and Smith's Plastic Surgery 7th edition
    Charles H. Thorne, editor-in-chief—Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013 ISBN: 9781451109559 £168

Highly commended

  • Bailey & Love's Short Practice of Surgery 26th edition
    Norman S. Williams, Christopher J.K. Bestrode and P. Ronan O'Connell—CRC Press, 2013 ISBN: 9781444121278 £139
  • Disorders of the Shoulder: Diagnosis and Management Package 3rd edition
    Joseph P. Iannotti, Gerald R. Williams (vol. 1), Anthony Miniaci (vol. 2), and Joseph D Zuckerman (vol. 3)—Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013 ISBN: 9781451191608 £352
  • Handbook of surgery
    Sudhir Kumar Jain, Vivek Manchanda and Raman Tanwar—CBS Publishers & Distributors PVT Ltd, 2013 ISBN: 9788123924229 INR 395
  • Kirk's General Surgical Operations 6th edition
    Richard J. Novell, Daryll Baker and Nicholas Goddard—Elsevier Ltd, 2013 ISBN: 9780702044816 £105
  • Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery 4th edition
    Greg McLatchie, Neil Borley and Joanna Chikwe, editors—Oxford University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780199699476 £29.99

 

Surgical specialties

Specialist surgical aspects of the replaced internal medicine categories.

First prize

  • Bailey's Head and Neck Surgery: Otolaryngology 5th edition
    Jonas T. Johnson and Clark A. Rosen—Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013 ISBN: 9781609136024 £340

Highly commended

  • Atlas of Head and Neck Ultrasound
    Heinrich Iro, Alessandro Bozzato and Johannes Zenk—Georg Thieme Verlag KG, 2013 ISBN: 9783131603517 €119.99
  • Cardiac Surgery: Recent Advances and Techniques
    Narain Moorjani, Sunil K. Ohri and Andrew S. Wechsler—CRC Press, 2013 ISBN: 9781444137569 £85
  • Lovell and Winter's Pediatric Orthopaedics 7th edition
    Stuart L. Weinstein and John M. Flynn—Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013 ISBN: 9781605478142 £329
  • Mastery of Cardiothoracic Surgery 3rd edition
    Larry Kaiser, Irving L. Kron and Thomas L. Spray—Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013 ISBN: 9781451113150 £200
  • Operative Paediatric Surgery 7th edition
    Lewis Spitz and Arnold C. Coran—CRC Press, 2013 ISBN: 9781444117158 £275
  • Ophthalmology 4th edition
    Myron Yanoff and Jay S. Duker—Elsevier, 2013 ISBN: 9781455739844 £254.10
  • Oxford Handbook of Urology 3rd edition
    John Reynard, Simon Brewster and Suzanne Biers—Oxford University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780199696130 £34.99
  • Problem Based Urology
    Paolo Gontero, Roger S. Kirby and Culley C. Carson III—Springer, 2013 ISBN: 9781447146339 £35.99
  • The Art of Microsurgical Hand Reconstruction
    David J. Slutsky—Thieme Medical Publishers, 2013 ISBN: 9781604067767 $249.99
  • Viva Training in ENT: Preparation for the FRCS (ORL-HNS)
    Declan Costello and Stuart Winter—Oxford University Press, 2013 ISBN: 9780199659500 £42.99

 

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