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Browse Month: January 2018

Pass the PSA, 1e



Pub Date: 2014-02-13 Pages: 310 Language: English Publisher: Elsevier Drug prescribing is one of the most important parts of clinical practice Yet it remains one of the most commonly failed components of undergraduate assessments. and accounts for an uncomfortably high. proportion of medical errors. To remedy this. the Prescribing Safety Assessment (PSA) exam has been introduced in the UK. It is compulsory and will set a minimum standard for safe prescribing. Failure will preclude GMC…

The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up To


Why do you lose arguments with people who know MUCH LESS than you?

Why can you recognise that woman, from that thing… but can’t remember her name?

And why, after your last break-up, did you find yourself in the foetal position on the sofa for days, moving only to wipe the snot and tears haphazardly from your face?

Here’s why: the idiot brain. For something supposedly so brilliant and evolutionarily advanced, the human brain is pretty messy, fallible and disorganised. For example, did you…

Kick the Drink… Easily!



There is no such thing as an alcoholic and there is no such disease as alcoholism! (as society understands it). Whether you agree with this statement or not, one thing is for sure, you will never see alcohol in the same light ever again after reading this book. Jason Vale takes an honest and hard hitting look at people’s conceptions of our most widely consumed drug. Jason’s major argument is there is no such thing as an ‘alcoholic’ and that we are conditioned to accept alcohol as a ‘normal’…

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