BMA Book Awards 2019 Winners

Congratulations to all the winners and to all those shortlisted at the BMA book awards 2019. Read the free chapters from our winners and nominated titles today.

Available until October 31st.

*Winner in the Basic and Clinical Science category

 

'Living machines is a fascinating overview of the current state of play across many and varied fields engaging in research about biometric and biohybrid systems and robotics…It is beautifully produced.' BMA reviewing panel

*Winner in the Cardiology category

 

'The great strengths of this book are: 1. It is as contemporaneous as a cardiology textbook can be. 2. It is comprehensive. 3. It has been written by excellent authors…It’s a great textbook, and arguably the gold standard for a general cardiology textbook.' BMA reviewing panel

 

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*Winner in the Psychiatry category

 

'This book is modern and includes up-to-date topics of interest such as terrorism an internet-based interventions…It is a good introduction to the topic for public health practitioners/trainees; this is necessary as there seem to be few textbooks on this topic.' BMA reviewing panel

Shortlisted in the Basic and Clinical Science category

 

'This is an excellent book and a vital piece of work for clinical geneticists and counsellors.' BMA reviewing panel

Shortlisted in the Basis of Medicine category

 

'This is a wonderful book that has been clearly well-considered, researched and compiled…A holistic reflection of an inspirational, aspirational woman who valued humanity and total individualised care.' BMA reviewing panel

Shortlisted in the Internal Medicine category

 

'This is an excellent book for its selected audience…I will certainly recommend this to my colleagues and trainees.' BMA reviewing panel

Shortlisted in the Internal Medicine category

 

'This book is very well written, clear and aimed at junior doctors…Its clarity and conciseness are major strengths.' BMA reviewing panel

Shortlisted in the Medicine category

 

'The book gives a very good overview of the main and most common areas of elderly care….it has a really good, user-friendly layout and covers a wide range of conditions in a simplified way.' BMA reviewing panel

Shortlisted in the Medicine category

 

'Case studies bring the subject to life as well as providing practical advice…despite having been involved in palliative care for more than 20 years I found this book thought-provoking and I have learnt from reading it.' BMA reviewing panel

Shortlisted in the Psychiatry category

 

'This book has very much improved my understanding of the complexities of adjustment disorder…It seems to me that it fills a distinct gap in the literature and that it could foster improvement in the diagnosis and understanding of AD.' BMA reviewing panel

 

Shortlisted in the Psychiatry category

 

'I had a good understanding of DBT, yet the book increased my awareness of its theoretical frameworks. It has clearly improved my understanding of the wide application of DBT including my own clinical area of practice.' BMA reviewing panel

Shortlisted in the Psychiatry category

 

'Well-written and concise text about addiction…This is a good introduction to complex subject matter.' BMA reviewing panel

Shortlisted in the Psychiatry category

 

'The book's great strengths are its most respected authors, so it comes with high expectations which I believe it has fullfilled…it has helped me further understand my own culteral identity and how ic an relate this knowledge to help my patients.' BMA reviewing panel

Shortlisted in the Psychiatry category

 

'This book is unique in that it comprehensively covers all aspects of ADHD. Any professional could find exactly what they required in this book without having to go to a different resource.' BMA reviewing panel

Shortlisted in the Public Health category

 

'Excellent book, well-thought through and a comprehensive overview of key life course topics. Good use of quantitative and qualitative data throughout the book, the case studies bring each topic to life.' BMA reviewing panel

Shortlisted in the Public Health category

 

'I really liked this book…it is factual and light on opinions, exactly what is needed for this subject. This is the best book I have been asked to review.' BMA reviewing panel

Shortlisted in the Surgery category

 

'This book fills a gap in the market. The layout is concise and easy to read. The intended readership is for trainees to use as a revision guide.' BMA reviewing panel

Shortlisted in the Surgery category

 

'The book has many strengths: it is supported by being part of a lineage of great pedigree, but it upholds the series' name with its own quality…This book has achieved everything it set out to do and I have enjoyed reading it.' BMA reviewing panel

 

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