Category: New Books

New edition of Medical Masterclass for the MRCP (UK)

A rainbow of new books have arrived in the COMET Library! The new 3rd edition of Medical Masterclass textbooks are here: they are a fantastic learning resource designed by leading clinicians and academics which can help you to prepare for the MRCP(UK) exam.

These 12 printed textbooks cover:

  • scientific background to medicine
  • common clinical presentations
  • planning a strategy for investigation and treatment
  • medical specialties that are covered in the MRCP (UK) exams.

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New Dermatology Titles Available

The library has received a number of new popular titles in the Dermatology Section.

Dermatology: An illustrated colour text

Dermatology: An Illustrated Colour Text is an ideal resource for today’s medical student, hospital resident, specialty registrar in dermatology or internal medicine, specialist nurse or family doctor. It presents the subject as a series of two page ‘learning units’, each covering important aspects of clinical dermatology.


Differential Diagnosis in Dermatology

Fully updated and revised, Differential Diagnosis in Dermatology, Fourth Edition has been greatly expanded and now includes entirely new chapters on specific areas such as mouth, tongue, lip and ear problems, acute erythematous rashes of the trunk and limbs, chronic erythematous rashes and lesions, and non-erythematous lesions. It also now includes an invaluable classification of topical steroids by potency.


Fitzpatrick’s Clinical Dermatology

One of the bestselling dermatology books in the world, this quick-reference clinical guide has virtually defined the field for thousands of physicians, dermatology residents, and medical students for more than three decades. Spanning the entire spectrum of skin problems, Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, Eighth Edition combines laser-precise color images of skin lesions along with an overview of epidemiology and pathophysiology, and detailed information on diagnosis and treatment.


Clinical Dermatology: A colour guide to diagnosis and therapy

Widely recognized as the worlds leading dermatology manual, the new edition of Habifs Clinical Dermatology has been exhaustively updated to reflect todays best practices. A wealth of new features makes it easier, than any other resource, to identify, treat, and manage the full range of skin diseases


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The Wild Edge of Sorrow and A Grief Observed

Two classic books have arrived discussing the subject of grief and loss. The famous work by C.S Lewis ‘A Grief Observed’ is a journal written upon the loss of his wife,  and has been called ‘a literary answer to the grief of loss’. ‘The Wild Edge of Sorrow’ is a handbook written by the Psychotherapist Francis Weller where he highlights the intimate bond between grief and gratitude, sorrow and intimacy. These books will hopefully be useful learning texts on staff who are both dealing with grief, and are faced with loss on a daily basis.

Just Arrived: Fractures in Adults & Critical Care Nursing 3e

UntitledThe definitive guide on fracture treatment, written by the world’s top orthopaedic surgeons: Rockwood and Green’s Fractures in Adults. This fully updated and expanded 8th edition offers up-to-the-minute research and recommendations from more than 80 leading orthopaedic experts from around the world. An essential resource on fractures for every orthopaedic surgeon or resident. Find it at: WE 180 COU



The brand-new third edition of the best-selling Critical Care Nursing: Science and Practice offers readers a fully up-to-date, evidence-based guide to the science and practice of nursing the critically ill patient. 

“I found this book invaluable and would highly recommend it to anyone working in critical care environment.” -5* Amazon review. Find it at: WY 154 ADA

Infection Prevention and Control at a Glance


Just arrived: Infection Prevention and Control at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration nursing and healthcare students, as well as qualified nurses and medical students.

Infection prevention and control is one of the key five ‘essential skills clusters’ that is incorporated into all pre-registration nursing programmes. This highly visual and dynamic book is a thorough resource for nurses wanting to consolidate and expand their knowledge of this important part of nursing. Written by experienced infection prevention and control specialist nurses, it provides a concise and simple approach to a vast and complex subject, and equips the reader with key information in relation to various aspects of infection prevention and control practice.


CSA Cases Workbook for the MRCGP

IMG_20170420_184158457Just arrived: CSA Cases Workbook 2e is a unique workbook designed to be used by GP revision groups practising for the CSA examination; it is written by three GPs who recently passed the CSA.
Building on the success of the first edition, this new edition includes over 20 new cases aligned to the RCGP curriculum areas and latest guidelines. The ringbound design makes the practice consultations as exam-like as possible, allowing each member of the revision group to act as ‘doctor’, ‘patient’ or ‘observer’ and to take out just the pages they need ahead of the next revision session.

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