Medical Sciences, 3rd Edition

Authors :
Jeannette Naish & Denise Syndercombe Court
Date of Publication: 08/2018
Medical Sciences was the first fully integrated textbook designed to bridge the gaps between school-level biosciences and the early years of medical school, and to demonstrate through context the relevance of the medical sciences to clinical practice ...view more

Medical Sciences was the first fully integrated textbook designed to bridge the gaps between school-level biosciences and the early years of medical school, and to demonstrate through context the relevance of the medical sciences to clinical practice. Building on the great success of the first two editions, this fully updated and augmented market-leading title is now in its third edition. Register your StudentConsult PIN for access to the e-book and its new contents.

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Medical Sciences was the first fully integrated textbook designed to bridge the gaps between school-level biosciences and the early years of medical school, and to demonstrate through context the relevance of the medical sciences to clinical practice. Building on the great success of the first two editions, this fully updated and augmented market-leading title is now in its third edition. Register your StudentConsult PIN for access to the e-book and its new contents.


New to this edition
  • The physiology of psychological disorders.
  • Expanded genetics chapter to include recent developments in genomics.
  • Pathology and immunology chapter thoroughly updated.
  • Many chapters updated with new full-colour illustrations.

Videos online:

    • The nervous system
    • The cardiovascular system: the heart
    • The cardiovascular system: heart block
    • The renal system

Self-test questions (SBA) online in:

      • Cardiology
      • Neurology
      • Renal system

Key Features
  • Clear, integrated approach to contextualising the medical sciences in their clinical application.
  • Highly illustrated.
  • Accessible, readable writing.
  • e-only chapters which animate difficult concepts

Author Information
Edited by Jeannette Naish, MBBS, MSc, FRCGP,, Senior Clinical Lecturer, Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Blizard Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK and Denise Syndercombe Court, MIBiol, CBiol, FIBMS, DMedT, PhD, Reader in Forensic Genetics, Forensic and Analytical Science, King's College London, London, UK