Elsevier Wins Five First Prizes at BMA Medical Book Awards Competition

    Elsevier Wins Five First Prizes at BMA Medical Book Awards Competition

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  PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, September 26, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, September 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

   Elsevier congratulates its award-winning medical authors and editors for
             consistently producing high-quality medical content

Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, announced today that 25 of its professional
and scholarly products were honored at the British Medical Association's
annual BMA Medical Book Awards ceremony at BMA House in London on September
17, 2013. This year publishers submitted more than 640 products, and the BMA
awarded 122 prizes, with 21 first prizes and 101 highly commended prizes.

"We congratulate all of the winners and especially thank all of the authors,
editors and Elsevier publishing staff who have worked on these prize-winning
titles," said Linda Belfus, Senior Vice President at Elsevier. "This is an
amazing achievement and reflects our dedication to developing and delivering
quality content."

Elsevier received First prizes in the following categories:

  *Basic and Clinical Sciences - Goldman: Our Genes, Our Choices: How
    Genotype and Gene Interactions Affect Behavior
  *Digital and Online Resources - Kumar & Clark: Kumar & Clark's Clinical
    Medicine - Inkling Enhanced E-Book, 8 ^th ed.
  *Internal Medicine - du Vivier: Atlas of Clinical Dermatology , 4 ^th ed.
  *Surgery - Buttaravoli: Minor Emergencies , 3 ^rd ed.
  *Surgical Specialties - Neligan: Plastic Surgery: 6-Volume Set; Expert
    Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features and Print, 3 ^rd ed.

"We are really delighted to receive this award on behalf of our authors, our
Elsevier editorial team and our digital partners at Inkling," said Parveen
Kumar, CBE, BSc, MD, DM (HC), FRCP, FRCP (Edin), co-author of Kumar & Clark '
s Clinical Medicine . "The whole team worked very hard to create an engaging,
multimedia interface to the demanding content of this book in order to
accommodate all learning styles and improve the student experience. We all
very much appreciate this wonderful endorsement from the BMA."

Dr. Kumar attended the ceremony, as did Anthony du Vivier, MD, FRCP, author of
Atlas of Clinical Dermatology .

"I'm absolutely delighted with the BMA tribute and was helped by a brilliant
team at Elsevier to pull it all together," said Dr. du Vivier. "Many thanks to
my editors Russell Gabbedy and Sharon Nash."

Elsevier also received Highly Commended prizes in the following categories:

  *Basis of Medicine - Harden & Laidlaw: Essential Skills for a Medical
    Teacher
  *Internal Medicine - Reid, Lomas-Francis & Olsson: The Blood Group Antigen
    FactsBook , 3 ^rd ed.
  *Internal Medicine - Johnson et al: Physiology of the Gastrointestinal
    Tract: Two Volume Set , 5 ^th ed.
  *Internal Medicine - Michelson: Platelets , 3rd ed.
  *Internal Medicine - Gawkrodger & Ardern-Jones: Dermatology: An Illustrated
    Colour Text , 5 ^th ed.
  *Internal Medicine - Spiro, Silvestri & Augusti: Clinical Respiratory
    Medicine , 4 ^th ed.
  *Internal Medicine - Wilcox, Munoz-Navas & Sung: Atlas of Clinical
    Gastrointestinal Endoscopy , 3 ^rd ed.
  *Medicine - Japp & Robertson: Macleod's Clinical Diagnosis
  *Medicine - Ginsburg & Willard: Genomic and Personalized Medicine : Two
    Volumes, 2 ^nd ed.
  *Medicine - Stocum: Regenerative Biology and Medicine , 2 ^nd ed.
  *Paediatrics - Davies et al: Antenatal Consults: A Guide for Neonatologists
    & Pediatricians (Elsevier Australia)
  *Paediatrics - Rennie: Rennie & Roberton's Textbook of Neonatology , 5 ^th
    ed.
  *Paediatrics - Thalange et al: Essentials of Paediatrics , 2 ^nd ed.
  *Primary Health Care - Guillebaud & MacGregor: Contraception-Your
    Questions Answered , 6 ^th ed.
  *Psychiatry - Wright, Stern & Phelan: Core Psychiatry , 3 ^rd ed.
  *Public Health - Plotkin, Orenstein & Offit: Vaccines (Expert Consult -
    Online and Print)
  *Radiology - Torigian & Kitazono: Netter's Correlative Imaging: Abdominal
    and Pelvic Anatomy
  *Surgery - Franklin, Dawson & Rodway: Essentials of Clinical Surgery , 2
    ^nd ed.
  *Surgical Specialties - Ryan et al: Retina (Expert Consult - Online and
    Print)

For more information about the awards, please visit the BMA website .

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global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals,
including The Lancet and Cell , and close to 20,000 book titles, including
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