New Books: February 2019

Highlighted titles from the newest additions to the HSL Collection. A full list of new titles can be found online.

Giving voice to values as a professional physician: an introduction to medical ethics, by Ira Bedzow [NYMC Author].

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Giving Voice to Values as a Professional Physician provides students with the theoretical background and practical applications for acting on their values in situations of ethical conflict. It is the first medical ethics book that utilizes the Giving Voice to Values methodology to instruct students in medical ethics and professionalism.” —

W50 B413g 2019

Bibliotherapy, edited by Sarah McNicol and Liz Brewster.

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“The basic premise of bibliotherapy is that information, guidance, wellbeing and solace can be found through reading. This new book draws on the latest international practical and theoretical developments in bibliotherapy to explore how librarians, healthcare providers, and arts organizations can best support the health and wellbeing of their communities. This book considers how different theories apply to different types of bibliotherapy, using case studies to illustrate how particular approaches can be used across a broad range of settings and with a variety of user groups.” — Publisher’s description

QS17 H249n 2019

Netter’s anatomy coloring book, by John T. Hansen, Carlos A.G. Machado, and Dragonfly Media Group.

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Learn and master anatomy with ease, while having fun, through the unique approach of Netter’s Anatomy Coloring Book, 2nd Edition. You can trace arteries, veins, and nerves through their courses and bifurcations…reinforce your understanding of muscle origins and insertions from multiple views and dissection layers…and develop a better understanding of the integration of individual organs in the workings of each body system throughout the human form. Whether you are taking an anatomy course or just curious about how the body works, let the art of Netter guide you!” —

WM450.5 B5 B582 2018

Resveratrol: state-of-the-art science and health applications: actionable targets and mechanisms of resveratrol, edited by Joseph M. Wu and Tze-chen Hsieh [NYMC Authors].

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Resveratrol is a structurally simple, grape-derived polyphenol with seemingly boundless biological activities. The Editors have assembled a group of renowned scientists who have illustrious careers and lifelong passions for studies of this compound. Each chapter covers topics using published and, at times, unpublished data to provide scholarly and comprehensive reviews and perspectives. Several areas with basic clinical and public health interests are highlighted. The book is intended to serve as a text and reference covering recent research findings and clinical applications in the field. The content is presented in several parts: mechanistic leads provided by laboratory studies of resveratrol; cellular and molecular targets of resveratrol; modulation of disease states by resveratrol; virtual leads and drug discovery.” —

QV269 R436 2019

Janeway’s immunobiology, by Kenneth Murphy and Casey Weave.

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Janeway’s Immunobiology is a textbook for students studying immunology at the undergraduate, graduate, and medical school levels. As an introductory text, students will appreciate the book’s clear writing and informative illustrations, while advanced students and working immunologists will value its comprehensive scope and depth. Janeway’s Immunobiology presents immunology from a consistent point of view throughout–that of the host’s interaction with an environment full of microbes and pathogens. The Ninth Edition has been thoroughly revised bringing the content up-to-date with significant developments in the field, especially on the topic of innate immunity, and improving the presentation of topics across chapters for better continuity.” — Publisher’s description.

QW504 M978j 2017