OUP celebrates its 2021 BMA award winners


We are delighted to announce that the following OUP published titles have been recognized at this year’s British Medical Association Medical Book Awards.

BMA Medical Book of the Year 2021 and winner of the Public Health category

Health equity in the era of globalization: past challenges, future prospects

Authors: Ronald Labonté and Arne Ruckert

In this tour de force, Labonté and Ruckert offer a comprehensive and critical point of view on the major challenges of globalization such as trade and investment liberalization, labor migration and neoliberalism. A must read for anyone who works and studies global health. “

Devi Sridhar, Professor of Global Health, University of Edinburgh

Health equity in the era of globalization: past challenges, future prospects examines how processes of globalization since the onset of neoliberalism affect equity in global health outcomes, and emphasizes access to important social determinants of health. With a foundation in political economy, the book covers key concepts and theory of globalization, and presents a comprehensive history of the field.

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Winner in the Oncology category

Oxford Textbook of Cancer in Children Seventh Edition

Edited by Hubert N. Caron, Andrea Biondi, Tom Boterberg and François Doz

This seventh edition has been completely revised and updated, including all-new chapters on immunotherapy for childhood cancer and cancer in adolescents and young adults, as well as expanded treatment for brain and tumor tumors. central nervous system. The book primarily provides clear and up-to-date clinical advice for use in treatment settings while providing useful context for the biology of individual tumor types and the history of the development of specific treatments.

Cancer research

With an international and multidisciplinary authorship comprising of pediatric oncologists, surgeons, radiation therapists, imaging specialists, psychologists, nurses and many more, the text illustrates how the pediatric oncology community works towards the globally and collaboratively to advance new therapies, build our knowledge of these diseases and achieve the common goal of curing childhood cancer.

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Winner in the Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine category

A field manual for palliative care in humanitarian crises

Edited by Elisha Waldman and Marcia Glass

“The manual should serve as a reference document for policy makers seeking to promote the provision of palliative care in humanitarian crises, as well as for project managers and health professionals seeking to improve the quality and holistic nature of care.

James Smith, MBBS, MA, MSc, MSc, Journal of Palliative Medicine

As humanitarian aid organizations have evolved, it is increasingly recognized that integrating palliative care into aid efforts is an essential part of providing the best possible care. A field manual for palliative care in humanitarian crises represents the very first effort to educate and provide advice to clinicians not formally trained in palliative care on how to integrate its principles into their work in crisis situations.

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Winner in the Hospital Medicine category

Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Edited by Max Watson, Stephen Ward, Nandini Vallath, Jo Wells and Rachel Campbell

This is a superb update of an already excellent book and especially for primary care, it is excellent support to help manage a particular patient… This book is full of gems and offers excellent clinical support for a healthcare professional involved in the direct care of the patient. palliative care. “

Dr Harry Brown, MBChB, Glycosmédia

With more emphasis on non-malignant diseases such as dementia, this authoritative text combines evidence-based care with the bedside experience of experienced palliative care professionals to give the reader a comprehensive overview of the physical aspects, emotional and spiritual care for dying patients. Symptom management is covered in detail, with updated syringe pump forms and protocols, and a new chapter on international perspectives to broaden the reader’s perception of end-of-life care delivery methods. .

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