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JAMA. 2000;284(6):764-765. doi:10.1001/jama.284.6.764.
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Alcohol and Drug DependenceDrugs: Dilemmas and Choices

by Working Party of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the Royal College of Physicians, 291 pp, paper, $9.50, ISBN 1-901242-44-7, London, UK, Royal College of Psychiatrists, 2000.
Alternative and Complementary MedicineAcupressure: Clinical Applications in Musculo-skeletal Conditions
by John R. Cross, 184 pp, with illus, paper, $47.50, ISBN 0-7506-4054-5, Boston, Mass, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000.
Chiropractic Peripheral Joint Technique
by Raymond T. Broome, 290 pp, with illus, paper, $75, ISBN 0-7506-3289-5, Boston, Mass, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000.
Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapists
by Robert A. Charman, 301 pp, paper, $52.50, ISBN 0-7506-4079-0, Boston, Mass, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000.
Herbal Medicine: A Concise Overview for Professionals
edited by Edzard Ernst, 120 pp, paper, $36, ISBN 0-7506-4540-7, Boston, Mass, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000.
AnatomyClinical Anatomy for Medical Students
by Richard S. Snell, 6th ed, 898 pp, with illus, softcover, $53.95, ISBN 0-7817-1574-1, Philadelphia, Pa, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.
AnesthesiologyAnaesthetic Data Interpretation: Understanding Key Concepts for the FRCA
by Sylva Dolenska, 176 pp, paper, $32, ISBN 1-84110-008-0, San Francisco, Calif, Greenwich Medical Media, 2000.
Pharmacology for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
by T. E. Peck and M. Williams, 330 pp, with CD-ROM, paper, $39.95, ISBN 1-84110-025-0, San Francisco, Calif, Greenwich Medical Media, 2000.
Biography, MemoirSurviving the Fall: The Personal Journey of an AIDS Doctor
by Peter A. Selwyn, 145 pp, $25, ISBN 0-300-07126-4, paper, $12.95, ISBN 0-300-08276-2, New Haven, Conn, Yale University Press, 1998 (hardcover edition reviewed in JAMA October 14, 1998).
Breast DiseaseShared Care for Breast Disease
by Samuel J. Leinster, Trevor J. Gibbs, and Hilary Downey, 125 pp, with illus, paper, $29.95, ISBN 1-901865-57-6, San Francisco, Calif, Isis Medical Media, 2000.
CancerChallenges in Colorectal Cancer
edited by John H. Scholefield, 230 pp, $139.95, ISBN 0-632-05116-7, Malden, Mass, Blackwell Science, 2000.
Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Practical Guide to Your Future
by Nancy Keene, Wendy Hobbie, and Kathy Ruccione (Patient-Centered Guides), 482 pp, paper, $27.95, ISBN 1-56592-460-6, Sebastopol, Calif, O'Reilly & Associates, 2000.
High-Dose Therapy and Transplantation of Haematopoietic Stem Cells
edited by Wolfgang Schultze and Bad Saarow (Proceedings of the 4th International Stem Cell Workshop, Berlin, Germany, April 1999) 189 pp, paper, $61.95, ISBN 0-632-05598-7, Malden, Mass, Blackwell Science, 2000.
New Perspectives in Prostate Cancer
edited by Arie Belldegrun, Roger S. Kirby, and Donald W. W. Newling, 2nd ed, 354 pp, with illus, $160, ISBN 1-901865-56-8, San Francisco, Calif, Isis Medical Media, 2000.
Selected Topics in Clinical Oncology: An In-depth Study of 18 Cancers Usually Neglected in Classical Textbooks
by J. M. Debois, 596 pp, $236, ISBN 0-7923-6195-4, Norwell, Mass, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000 (includes parathyroid, paraganglioma, thymus, endocrine-gastrointestinal, carcinoid, heart, adrenal cortex, pheochromocytoma, Fallopian tube, trophoblastic, salivary, hepatocellular, gallbladder, bile duct, small intestine, appendix, cecum, anus).
DermatologyBiochemical Modulation of Skin Reactions: Transdermals, Topicals, Cosmetics
edited by Agis F. Kydonieus and John J. Wille, 327 pp, $129.95, ISBN 0-8493-2117-4, Boca Raton, Fla, CRC Press, 2000.
EducationThe Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Curriculum for the Twenty-first Century
edited by Catherine D. DeAngelis, 248 pp, paper, $21.50, ISBN 0-8018-6350-3, Baltimore, Md, Johns Hopkins University Press (hard cover edition reviewed in JAMA March 1, 2000).
MKSAP for Students: Medical Knowledge Self-assessment Program
American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, 269 pp, paper, $32.50, ISBN 0-943126-90-8, Philadelphia, Pa, American College of Physicians Books Program, 2000.
GastroenterologyAtlas of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Endoscopic Biopsies
edited by Theresa S. Emory, Herschel A. Carpenter, Christopher J. Gostout, and Leslie H. Sobin, 448 pp, with illus, $125, ISBN 1-881041-64-6, Washington, DC, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 2000.
Health SystemsInstitutional Change and Healthcare Organizations: From Professional Dominance to Managed Care
by W. Richard Scott, Martin Ruef, Peter J. Mendel, and Carol A. Caronna, 427 pp, $58, ISBN 0-226-74309-8, paper, $25, ISBN 0-226-74310-1, Chicago, Ill, University of Chicago Press, 2000 (examines health care systems in the San Francisco Bay Area more than 50 years).
The Primary Care Provider's Guide to Compensation and Quality: How to Get Paid and Not Get Sued
by Carolyn Buppert, 412 pp, includes CD-ROM, spiral-bound, $89, ISBN 0-8342-1744-9, Gaithersburg, Md, Aspen Publishers, 2000.
The Second Sickness: Contradictions of Capitalist Health Care
by Howard Waitzkin, 238 pp, $69, ISBN 0-8476-9886-6, paper, $25.95, ISBN 0-8476-9887-4, Lanham, Md, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000.
New MediaBioinformatics Basics: Applications in Biological Science and Medicine
by Hooman H. Rashidi and Lukas K. Buehler, 185 pp, with illus, $69.95, ISBN 0-8493-2375-4, Boca Raton, Fla, CRC Press, 2000.
The Endangered Medical Record: Ensuring its Integrity in the Age of Informatics
by Vergil N. Slee, Debora A. Slee, and H. Joachim Schmidt, 606 pp, paper, $49.95, ISBN 0-9615255-2-5, St Paul, Minn, Tringa Press, 2000.
Nursing Informatics: Where Caring and Technology Meet
edited by Marion J. Ball, Kathryn J. Hannah, Susan K. Newbold, and Judith V. Douglas (Health Infomatics), 3rd ed, 445 pp, $59, ISBN 0-387-98923-4, New York, NY, Springer-Verlag, 2000.
Obstetrics-GynecologyClinical Urogynaecology
edited by Stuart L. Stanton and Ash K. Monga, 2nd ed, 741 pp, with illus, $150, ISBN 0-443-03949-6, Philadelphia, Pa, Churchill Livingstone, 2000.
The Rhetoric of Midwifery: Gender, Knowledge, and Power
by Mary M. Lay, 239 pp, $55, ISBN 0-8135-2778-3, paper, $24, ISBN 0-8135-2779-1, Piscataway, NJ, Rutgers University Press, 2000.
PerinatologyCerebral Palsies: Epidemiology and Causal Pathways
by Fiona Stanley, Eve Blair, and Eva Alberman (Clinics in Developmental Medicine, No. 151), 251 pp, $64.95, ISBN 1-898-68320-4, New York, NY, Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Primary CareClinical Companion to Sleep Disorders Medicine, 2nd ed
by Sudhansu Chokroverty, 224 pp, paper, $30, ISBN 0-7506-9687-7, Boston, Mass, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000.
Headache in Primary Care
by Stephen D. Silberstein, Richard B. Lipton, Peter J. Goadsby, and Robert T. Smith, 181 pp, with illus, paper, $49, ISBN 1-901865-66-5, San Francisco, Calif, Isis Medical Media, 2000.
Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines for the Practicing Physician
edited by Charles H. Adler and J. Eric Ahlskog (Current Clinical Practice), 474 pp, $99.50, ISBN 0-896-03607-3, Totowa, NJ, Humana Press, 2000.
Professional Development: A Guide for General Practice
edited by Robin While and Margareth Attwood, 181 pp, paper, $39.95, ISBN 0-632-05629-0, Malden, Mass, Blackwell Science, 2000.
Urinary Incontinence in Primary Care
by Linda Cardozo, David Staskin, and Michael Kirby, 136 pp, with illus, paper, $45, ISBN 1-901865-68-1, San Francisco, Calif, Isis Medical Media, 2000.
Public HealthMinority Health in America: Findings and Policy Implications from The Commonwealth Fund Minority Health Survey
edited by Carol J. R. Hogue, Martha A. Hargraves, and Karen Scott Collins, 326 pp, $49.95, ISBN 0-8018-6298-1, paper, $22.50, ISBN 0-8018-6299-X, Baltimore, Md, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
Pulmonology-RespirologyComprehensive Respiratory Medicine
by Richard K. Albert, Stephen G. Spiro, and James R. Jett, 796 pp, with illus, $125, ISBN 0-7234-3118-3, St Louis, Mo, Mosby, 1999.
Sports-ExerciseSports Injury Management
by Marcia K. Anderson, Susan J. Hall, and Malissa Martin, 2nd ed, 689 pp, with illus, $56.95, ISBN 0-683-30602-2, Philadelphia, Pa, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000.
SurgeryCope's Early Diagnosis of the Acute Abdomen
by William Silen, 20th ed, 296 pp, paper, $29.95, ISBN 0-19-513679-9, New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 2000.
Surgical Signs: Colour Guide
by Bruce Campbell and Martin Cooper, 2nd ed, 146 pp, with illus, paper, $19.95, ISBN 0-443-06145-9, Philadelphia, Pa, Churchill Livingstone, 2000.
Textbook of Endovascular Procedures
by John F. Dyet, Anthony A. Nicholson, Duncan F. Ettles, and Samuel Eric Wilson, 501 pp, with illus, $175, ISBN 0-443-06541-1, Philadelphia, Pa, Churchill Livingstone, 2000.


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