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Mining the Biomedical Literature
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Mining the Biomedical Literature

The introduction of high-throughput methods has transformed biology into a data-rich science. Knowledge about biological entities and processes has traditionally been acquired by thousands of scientists through decades of experimentation and analysis. The current abundance of biomedical data is accompanied by the creation and quick dissemination of new information. Much of this information and knowledge, however, is represented only in text form--in the biomedical literature, lab notebooks, Web pages, and other sources.
 
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Quick Medical Terminology (5th Edition) (A Self-Teaching Guide)
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Quick Medical Terminology (5th Edition) (A Self-Teaching Guide)

The new, updated edition of the classic medical terminology reference with over 200,000 copies sold
Quick Medical Terminology has long been relied on by students and medical professionals looking to build or update their medical vocabulary. This new fifth edition provides the tools and information needed to understand the simple logic behind hundreds of seemingly incomprehensible words, along with fresh exercises and current examples.


 
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A Handbook for Medical Teachers (4th edition)
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A Handbook for Medical Teachers (4th edition)A Handbook for Medical Teachers (4th edition)

This is the extensively revised 4th edition of a popular handbook It offers a successful combination of sound educational principles, a how-to-do-it approach and an entertaining easy-to-read style, and contains numerous illustrations, examples, and pertinent cartoons. This fourth edition has been revised to reflect the major changes that continue to occur in both undergraduate and postgraduate education.
 
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Complete Revision Notes for Medical and Surgical Finals, Second Edition
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Complete Revision Notes for Medical and Surgical Finals, Second Edition

In the face of information overload when revising for your final exams, what you want is a revision book that provides all the key facts you need to know and none that you don't. Complete Revision Notes for Medical and Surgical Finals does just that, presenting information in a stimulating way, which in turn enables easy recall.
 
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The Encyclopedia of Learning Disabilities (Facts on File Library of Health and Living)
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The Encyclopedia of Learning Disabilities (Facts on File Library of Health and Living)

This is a complete reference to all types of learning disabilities - their symptoms, causes, and treatments. "The Encyclopedia of Learning Disabilities, Second Edition" is a comprehensive guide to all types of learning disabilities, including how they function, how they can be diagnosed, and how they can be treated. Today, learning disabilities are becoming more and more common.
 
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First Aid for the Neurology Boards, 2nd Edition
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First Aid for the Neurology Boards, 2nd Edition

THE INSIDER’S GUIDE TO ACING THE NEUROLOGY BOARD EXAM – WRITTEN BY PHYSICIANS WHO PASSED
Apply the proven First Aid formula for exam success!
 
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Essential Readings in Problem-Based Learning: Exploring and Extending the Legacy of Howard S. Barrows
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Essential Readings in Problem-Based Learning: Exploring and Extending the Legacy of Howard S. BarrowsEssential Readings in Problem-Based Learning: Exploring and Extending the Legacy of Howard S. Barrows

Like most good educational interventions, problem-based learning (PBL) did not grow out of theory, but out of a practical problem. Medical students were bored, dropping out, and unable to apply what they had learned in lectures to their practical experiences a couple of years later. Neurologist Howard S. Barrows reversed the sequence, presenting students with patient problems to solve in small groups and requiring them to seek relevant knowledge in an effort to solve those problems.
 
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