Welcome to your Introduction to Biomedical Science reading list. Here you will find resources selected by your course team to support you throughout this module.
An Introduction to Biomedical Science in Professional and Clinical Practice by Pitt, S. J. ; Cunningham, J.Biomedical Science in Professional and Clinical Practice isessential reading for all trainee biomedical scientists looking foran introduction to the biomedical science profession whether theyare undergraduates following an accredited biomedical sciences BSc,graduate trainees or experienced staff with overseasqualifications. This book guides trainees through the subjects,which they need to understand to meet the standards required by theHealth Professions Council for state registration. These includeprofessional topics, laws and guidelines governing clinicalpathology, basic laboratory techniques and an overview of eachpathology discipline. It helps trainees at any stage of trainingand in any pathology discipline(s) to think creatively about how togather evidence of their understanding and professional competence.By referring to specialist sources of information in each area, ithelps students to explore particular topics in more depth and tokeep up to date with professional and legalchanges. It is also of value to any Training Officers whoare looking for ideas while planning a programme of training for atrainee biomedical scientist. The book includes basic principles of working in the pathologylaboratory including laws and regulations, which must be observed,such as health and safety, data protection and equal opportunitieslaws and guidelines. Practical exercises are included throughoutthe book with examples of coursework, suggestions for furtherexercises and self -assessment. Summary boxes of key facts areclearly set out in each chapter and ideas for group/tutorialdiscussions are also provided to enhance studentunderstanding.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2009
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Essential Mathematics and Statistics for Science by Currell, G. ; Dowman, A.This book is a completely revised and updated version ofthis invaluable text which allows science students to extendnecessary skills and techniques, with the topics being developedthrough examples in science which are easily understood by studentsfrom a range of disciplines. The introductory approach easesstudents into the subject, progressing to cover topics relevant tofirst and second year study and support data analysis for finalyear projects. The revision of the material in the book has been matched, onthe accompanying website, with the extensive use of video,providing worked answers to over 200 questions in the book plusadditional tutorial support. The second edition has also improvedthe learning approach for key topic areas to make it even moreaccessible and user-friendly, making it a perfect resource forstudents of all abilities. The expanding website provides a widerange of support material, providing a study environment withinwhich students can develop their independent learning skills, inaddition to providing resources that can be used by tutors forintegration into other science-based programmes.
Call Number: 510 CUR
Publication Date: 2009
Communication Skills for the Biosciences by Divan, AEffective scientific communication is a skill highly-prized by potential employers, and is central to success during postgraduate study.Communication Skills for the Biosciences is a straightforward, practical guide to the skills you should master to get the most out of your study and research, to pave the way to a successful career.Focusing on the three key modes of communication - written, oral, and visual - the book also includes valuable advice on associated topics, including peer review, data sharing, data ownership, plagiarism, critical review of scientific information and the role of e-technology.Uniquely, the book incorporates annotated examples, bringing to life the guidance and explanations presented in the text, and helping you to master best practice in all areas of science communication.Communication Skills for the Biosciences is a must-have companion throughout your postgraduate career.Online Resource CentreThe Online Resource Centre to accompany Communication Skills for the Biosciences features:For registered adopters of the book:* Figures from the book in electronic format, ready to download.* PowerPoint slides that can be adapted and used as the basis for workshops or lectures.For students:* Examples of best practice in the use of Powerpoint, and preparation of posters.
Essential Laboratory Skills for Biosciences by Meah, M. ; Allum, J. ; Kebede-Westhead, E.Essential Laboratory Skills for Biosciences is an essentialcompanion during laboratory sessions. It is designed to be simpleand give clear step by step instructions on essential techniques,supported by relevant diagrams. The book includes the use ofparticular equipment and how to do simple calculations thatstudents come across regularly in laboratory practicals. Written by experienced lecturers this handy pocket bookprovides: Simple to follow laboratory techniques Clear use of diagrams and illustrations to explain techniques,procedures and equipment Step by step worked out examples of calculations includingconcentrations, dilutions and molarity Suitable for all first year university students, the techniquesin the book will also be useful for postgraduate and final yearproject students and enhance the practical and theoreticalknowledge of all those studying bioscience related subjects.