M. Booker

Helpful votes received on reviews: 70% (7 of 10)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,026,175 - Total Helpful Votes: 7 of 10
Gods of the Dawn: The Message of The Pyramids and &hellip by Peter Lemesurier
Like other readers I knew little of the wonders that that Pyramids hold, both in terms of the structural engineering and the lives of those who built them, and the reasons behind their enormous undertakings. Sadly, after reading the book, I still know little about these elements. The book started well, with some interesting quasi-scientific interpretations of the structures and messages encoded by the pyramids architecture and construction. However, towards the end the author seems to have taken an acid tablet, and ventures in to sweeping conclusions about messages from alien life and faster-than-light travel. A shame, as it did promise a lot, and delivered little more than a rather far-out… Read more
Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care (Oxford Medic&hellip by Ian Greaves
7 of 10 people found the following review helpful
I was looking for an all-encompassing text to replace having to lug around the BNF, the resuscitation council guidelines, a book of algorithms, MIMMS, and various other emergency care textbooks to serve as a quick reference guide 'in the field'. Whilst somewhat confusingly it mixes both current and out of date Resus guidelines, it does largely encompass that aim. There is a concise wealth of information on management of both medical emergencies and trauma, including handy summary information on major incidents, the structure and function of various emergency services, notes on emergency planning and scene management, a paediatric section and a formulary. There is a particularly useful… Read more

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