As mentioned in a previous post, I am on internship at a nationally ranked rehabilitation hospital. Though I am currently assigned to a traumatic brain injury rotation (TBI), I have already started to work with patients with spinal cord injuries (i.e., my next formal rotation). I recently came across a wonderful free resource for patients […]
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The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) continues their release of free evidence-based and easy-to-read book and video reviews of various mental health disorders that are suitable for patients, such as the “Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens – A Parent’s Guide” E-Booklet and Depression Awareness Video previously reviewed on this website. The latest 8-page […]
We recently filed a report about The British Medical Association’s Early Life Nutrition and Lifelong Health E-Book. This same organization publishes a free health and nutrition e-book geared toward adolescents, appropriately titled “Adolescent Health.” Adolescence can be challenging time for some, while not as turbulent for others. Poor health and nutrition, however, can make life […]
The book “Bioelectromagnetism: Principles and Applications of Bioelectric and Biomagnetic Fields” from Oxford University Press is now available online for free. An extended review will not be given here since readers have access to the entire book. The bioelectromagnetism of cells and synapses, as well as of various organs, such as the heart and the […]
Stanford University recently announced that the classic textbook, “Electrophysiology of the Neuron” (Oxford University Press) is now freely available as an open access PDF book. You can also download the companion computer software for free! Great coverage of the all important action potential and other vital cell properties and functions are provided in about 80 […]
Just a quick post to alert our readers to the new Recommended Books section of this website. The goal is the create the ultimate Health Psychology / Medical Psychology / Behavioral Medicine book list. Hopefully many books will eventually receive formal reviews. Only books that we have personally read or are well thought of by […]
McCrea delivers a comprehensive, state of the art review of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and post-concussion syndrome (PCS) in about 200 pages. A succinct writing style characterizes “Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Postconcussion Syndrome: The New Evidence Base for Diagnosis and Treatment” cover to cover.