Thyroid Book Chosen by Nurse’s Book Society
A Simple Guide to Thyroid Disorders has been chosen as a selection of the Nurse’s Book Society, which is comprised of 50,000 member nurses. The book is written by Dr. Scott Isaacs, an endocrinologist in Atlanta, and Dr. Paul Ruggieri, a surgeon in Bristol, Rhode Island. According to publisher Rod Colvin, “Thyroid diseases are complex disorders. We wanted to make sure we produced a book that made this very complex subject simple to understand. I think we accomplished that with this book.”
Canadian Bookseller Features PCOS Book
The Canadian book chain, Indigo Books, has chosen Living with PCOS—Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, for a special promotion on women’s health. The book was selected by the chain’s “trusted medical advisory team.” The book will be displayed “faceout” in the chain’s large format stores. PCOS is an endocrine disorder affecting some 10 million women; however, most women have never been diagnosed.
Consumer Connection Praises Books on Cataracts and Prostate Cancer
The Consumer Connection, a publication of the Medical Library Association, has given a thumbs up to two recent Addicus titles, In a review of Cataracts—A Patient’s Guide to Treatment, the publication stated, “Public, patient education, and retirement community libraries would find this a worthwhile purchase for their collection…” Also reviewed was Prostate Cancer—A Patient’s Guide to Treatment. The review stated, “Logically laid out with an easy reading style, this book would be a welcomed addition to a consumer health or patient education collection.”
Titles Back to Press
Several Addicus titles have gone back to press in the last few months. Among the most recent reprints are The Marital Compatibility Test and Living with PCOS—Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
Countdown to Baby Excerpted in Parent’s Guide News
Parent’s Guide News is excerpting the Top Ten Most Asked Questions from Dr. Susan Warhus’ book, Countdown to Baby—Answers to the 100 Most Asked Questions about Pregnancy and Childbirth. The article will run in the October 2004 issue.
New Book on Gold Investing in Development
The second edition of The ABCs of Gold Investing is being prepared for press. Author Michael J. Kosares has updated the book throughout. The first edition of the book, published in 1996, is still a popular volume; however, readers will appreciate the new, updated edition.
Updated LASIK Book Rolls off the Press
The third printing of LASIK—A Guide to Laser Vision Correction has just rolled off the press. This updated edition contains information on the new diagnostic procedure known as Wavefront. This laser technology measures imperfections at 200 individual points in the eyeball; in contrast only one measurement is taken for glasses and contact lenses. The laser then uses the Wavefront “blueprint” to reshape the cornea.
Fall Launch for New Book on Cosmetic Surgery
An October launch is scheduled for Your Complete Guide to Facial Cosmetic Surgery. The new book covers the various surgical procedures available to rejuvenate the face-facelifts, eyelid lifts, and rhinoplasty to name a few the book is written by facial cosmetic surgeons Jon Mendelsohn, MD; William Truswell, MD; and Kriston Kent, MD.