medical book prizes past winners

Prizes, grants and awards

Medical Book Prizes (past winners)

The Abbott Prize for Medical Writing

1983

W.R. Parkes OCCUPATIONAL LUNG DISORDERS £1,000

Butterworths

P.B.Cotton & C.B. Williams PRACTICAL GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY £250

Blackwell Scientific

1984

Andrew W. Rogers CELLS AND TISSUES £1,000

Academic Press

1985

D.J. Spalton, R.A. Hitchings & Gower, P. A. Hunter ATLAS OF CLINICAL OPHTHALMOLOGY £1,000

The Astra Prize for Medical Writing

1986

Derek Henderson & contributors A COLOUR ATLAS AND TEXTBOOK OF ORTHOGNATHIC SURGERY £900 (£100 to David Poswillo Wolfe Medical Publications D. Poswillo)

1987

N.R.C. Robertson TEXTBOOK OF NEONATOLOGY £1,000

Churchill Livingstone

1988

P.M. Dean MOLECULAR FOUNDATIONS OF DRUG RECEPTOR INTERACTION £1,000

Cambridge University Press0

Glaxo Prizes for Medical Writing and Illustration

1989

Textbook Category

W.H. Wernsdorfer & Sir I. McGregor MALARIA: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MALARIOLOGY (2 vols) £750

Churchill Livingstone

Illustrated Book Category

Ignac Fogelman & Michael Maisey AN ATLAS OF CLINICAL NUCLEAR MEDICINE £750

Martin Dunitz

1990

Textbook Category

Jan Klein IMMUNOLOGY £1,000

Blackwell Scientific

Illustrated Book Category

A.I. Spriggs & M.M. Boddington CYTOPATHOLOGY & ATLAS OF SEROUS FLUID £1,000

Kluwer

1991

Textbook Category

Michael Hutson SPORTS INJURIES £1,000

Oxford University Press

Illustrated Book Category

Kenneth R. Maravilla & Wendy A. Cohen MRI ATLAS OF THE SPINE £500

Martin Dunitz

John D. Williams, A. William Asscher, David B. Moffat & Eric Sanders CLINICAL ATLAS OF THE KIDNEY £500

Gower

1992

Textbook Category

C.J. Williams INTRODUCING NEW TREATMENTS FOR CANCER £666

John Wiley

Illustrated Text Category

Alan Stevens & James Lowe Gower HISTOLOGY £666

Medical Atlas

A.J. Freemont & J. Denton ATLAS OF SYNOVIAL FLUID CYTOPATHOLOGY £666

Kluwer

Bupa Prizes for Medical Writing and Illustration

1994

Textbook Category

R.J. Trent MOLECULAR MEDICINE £1,000

Churchill Livingstone

Illustrated Text Category

A.R. Mundy & Philip Wilson URODYMANIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE LOWER URINARY TRACT £1,000

Churchill Livingstone

Medical Atlas Category

Clifford M. Lawrence & Neil H Cox PHYSICAL SIGNS IN DERMATOLOGY £1,000

Mosby Year Book Europe

1995

Textbook Category

J.D. Swales TEXTBOOK OF HYPERTENSION £1,000

Blackwell Scientific

Raanan Gillon PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH CARE ETHICS £500

Wiley

Illustrated Book Category

Michael R.B. Keighley & Norman S. Williams SURGERY OF THE ANUS, RECTUM AND COLON £1,000

W.B. Saunders

Robin M. Coupland WAR WOUNDS OF LIMBS £500

Butterworth

The Royal Society of Medicine Prizes for Medical Writing and Illustration and Publication in Electronic Form

1995

Textbook Category

John A. Kanis OSTEOPOROSIS £1,000

Blackwell Science

Illustrated Book Category

Peter G. Isaacson & Andrew J. Norton EXTRANODAL LYMPHOMAS £1,000

Churchill Livingstone

Atlas Category

Bruce Benjamin, Brian Bingham, Michael Hawke & Heinz Stammberger A COLOUR ATLAS OF OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY £600

Martin Dunitz

Alain C. Masquelet, Alain Gilbert & Leon Dorn AN ATLAS OF FLAPS IN LIMB & RECONSTRUCTION £450

Martin Dunitz

Electronic Form

R.M. Winter & M. Baraitser LONDON DYSMORPHOLOGY, DATABASE LONDON NEUROGENETICS DATABASE, DYSMORPHOLOGY PHOTO LIBRARY ON CD ROM£1,000

Oxford University Press

The Asher Prize

Roger A. Fisken HOUSE PHYSICIAN’S SURVIVAL GUIDE £1,000

Churchill Livingstone

1996

Textbook Category

S.G. Hillier, H.C. Kitchener & J.P. Neilson SCIENTIFIC ESSENTIALS OF REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE £1,000

W.B. Saunders

Illustrated Text Category

Christopher D.M. Fletcher DIAGNOSTIC HISTOPATHOLOGY OF TUMORS £1,000

Churchill Livingstone

Atlas Category

Jatin P. Shah HEAD AND NECK SURGERY 2nd ed. £1,000

Mosby-Wolfe

The Asher Prize

Charles Fox & Anthony Pickering DIABETES IN THE REAL WORLD £1,000

Class Publishing

1997

Basic Book Category

Rona M. Mackie CLINICAL DERMATOLOGY £1,000

Oxford University Press

Advanced Author Book Category

C.P. Warlow, M.S. Dennis.J. van Gijn, G.J. Hankey,P.A.G. Sandercock, J.M. Bamford & J. Wardlaw STROKE. A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MANAGEMENT £500

Blackwell Science

John C. Bennett & Richard P. McLaughlin ORTHODONTIC MANAGEMENT OF THE DENTITION WITH THE PREADUSTED APPLIANCE £500

Isis Medical

Advanced Edited Book Category

John Pickup & Gareth Williams TEXTBOOK OF DIABETES £1,000

Blackwell Science

Medical History – General Interest Category

Arthur Hollman SIR THOMAS LEWIS: PIONEER CARDIOLOGIST AND CLINICAL SCIENTIST £1,000

Springer

The Asher Prize

Andrew R. Houghton & David Gray MAKING SENSE OF THE ECG £1,000

Arnold

The Medical Society of London Awards

1998

Basic Book Category

Anne Stephenson A TEXTBOOK OF GENERAL PRACTICE £500

Arnold

Michael Donaghy NEUROLOGY £500

Oxford University Press

Highly Commended:

S. Tomlinson, A.M. Heagerty & A.P. Weetma MECHANISMS OF DISEASE Cambridge University Press

P. Cherry & A. Duxbury PRACTICAL RADIOTHERAPY

Greenwich Medical Media

J.V. Soames & J.C. Southam ORAL PATHOLOGY 3rd ed.

Oxford University Press

Advanced Author Book Category

David Weedon SKIN PATHOLOGY £1,000

Churchill Livingstone

Highly Commended:

John D. Scott SURGERY FOR RETINAL AND VITREOUS DISEASE £1,000

Butterworth Heinemann

Stephen D. Silberstein, Richard B. Lipton & Peter J. Goadsby HEADACHE IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

Isis Medical Media

David J. Tibbs, David C. Sabiston, Mark G. Davies, Peter S. Mortimer & John H. Scurr VARICOSE VEINS, VENOUS DISORDERS, AND LYMPHATIC PROBLEMS IN THE LOWER LIMBS

Oxford University Press

Peter Hoskin & Wendy Makin ONCOLOGY FOR PALLIATIVE MEDICINE

Oxford University Press

Advanced Edited Book Category

Leslie Collier, Albert Balows & Max Sussman TOPLEY & WILSON’S MICROBIOLOGY AND MICROBIAL INFECTIONS 9th ed.£500

Arnold

David Ellison, Seth Love, Leila Chimelli, Harding, Jim Lowe, Gareth W. Roberts & Harry V. Vinters NEUROPATHOLOGY £500

Brian Mosby

Highly Commended:

Jean Aicardi DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM IN CHILDHOOD 2nd ed.

Cambridge University Press

W. Bruce Conolly ATLAS OF HAND SURGERY

Churchill Livingstone

M. Forest, B. Tomeno & D. Vanel ORTHOPEDIC SURGICAL PATHOLOGY

Churchill Livingstone

David Sutton TEXTBOOK OF RADIOLOGY AND IMAGING 6th ed.

Churchill Livingstone

Mark D. Stringer, Keith T. Oldham, Pierre D.E. Mouriquand & Edward R. Howard PEDIATRIC SURGERY AND UROLOGY: LONG TERM OUTCOMES

W.B. Saunders

Medical History/General Interest Category

Peter Richards & Simon Stockill THE NEW LEARNING MEDICINE 14th ed. £500

BMJ Publishing

Highly Commended:

Irvine Loudon, John Horder & Charles Webster GENERAL PRACTICE UNDER THE NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE 1948-1997

Oxford University Press

Peter Spurgeon THE NEW FACE OF THE NHS 2nd ed.

The Royal Society of Medicine

The Asher Prize

Rogan J. Corbridge ESSENTIAL ENT PRACTICE £1,000

Arnold

Medical Book Awards

1999

Sponsored by the Royal Society of Medicine

Basic Books £1,000

Winner:

Nicholas P. Jones UVEITIS: AN ILLUSTRATED MANUAL

Butterworth-Heinemann

Certificates:

Catherine A. Walsh & Peter Wilde PRACTICAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY Greenwich Medical Media Ltd

Christopher Haslett, Edwin R. Chilvers, John A.A. Hunter, & Nicholas A. Boon Eds DAVIDSON’S PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MEDICINE (18th edition)

Churchill Livingstone Gillian Pocock & Christopher D.Richards HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY: THE BASIS OF MEDICINE

Oxford University Press

Advanced Authored £1,000

Winners:

Alison Brading THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM AND ITS EFFECTORS

Blackwell Science

Alastair Compston, George Ebers, Hans Lassmann, Ian McDonald, Bryan Matthews & Hartmut Wekerle MCALPINE’S MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (3rd edition)

Churchill Livingstone

Certificates:

John Walker-Smith & Simon Murch DISEASES OF THE SMALL INTESTINE IN CHILDHOOD(4th edition)

Isis Medical Media

Mary Sheppard & Michael J. Davies PRACTICAL CARDIOVASCULAR PATHOLOGY

Arnold

Advanced Multi-Contributor £1,000

Winners:

Maurice Choux, Concezio Di Rocco, Anthony D. Hockley & Marion L. Walker Eds PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY

Churchill Livingstone

Janet E.S. Husband & Rodney H. Reznek Eds IMAGING IN ONCOLOGY(2 vols)

Isis Medical Media

Certificates:

Salam Z. Al-Sam, Sunil R. Lakhani & Jack D. Davies Eds PRACTICAL ATLAS OF PSEUDOMALIGNANCY: BENIGN LESIONS MIMICKING MALIGNANCY

Arnold

Richard K. Albert, Stephen G. Spiro & James R. Jett Eds COMPREHENSIVE RESPIRATORY MEDICINE

Mosby

Svante R. Orell, Gregory F. Sterrett, Max N-I. Walters & Darrel Whitaker Eds MANUAL AND ATLAS OF FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION CYTOLOGY (3rd edition)

Churchill Livingstone

Culley C. Carson, Roger S. Kirby & Irwin Goldstein Eds TEXTBOOK OF ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION

Isis Medical Media

Johannes Bircher, Jean-Pierre Benhamou, Neil McIntyre, Mario Rizzetto & Juan Rodés Eds OXFORD TEXTBOOK OF CLINICAL HEPATOLOGY (2nd edition)

Oxford University Press

Medical History £1,000

Winner:

Desmond King-Hele ERASMUS DARWIN: A LIFE OF UNEQUALLED ACHIEVEMENT

Giles de la Mare Publishers Ltd

Certificate:

O. Conor Ward JOHN LANGDON DOWN: A CARING PIONEER

The Royal Society of Medicine Press Ltd

Asher Prize (sponsored anonymously) £1,000

Winner:

Lawrence Impey OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY

Blackwell Science

Dental Prize (sponsored by Colgate Palmolive Ltd) £500

Winner:

Peter Ward Booth, Stephen A. Schendel & Jarg-Erich Hausamen Eds MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY (2 vols)

Churchill Livingstone

Certificate:

Roderick A. Cawson, William H. Binnie, Paul Speight, Andrew W. Barrett & John M. Wright LUCAS’S PATHOLOGY OF TUMORS OF THE ORAL TISSUES (5th edition)

Churchill Livingstone

2000

Sponsored by the Royal Society of Medicine

Basic Book £1,000

Winner:

J.C.E. Underwood Ed. GENERAL AND SYSTEMATIC PATHOLOGY (3rd edition)

Churchill Livingstone

Highly Commended:

Martin H. Johnson & Barry J. Everitt ESSENTIAL REPRODUCTION (5th edition)

Blackwell Science

Ronald McRae POCKETBOOK OF ORTHOPAEDICS AND FRACTURES

Churchill Livingstone

Barbara Young & John W. Heath WHEATER’S FUNCTIONAL HISTOLOGY(4th edition)

Churchill Livingstone

Advanced Authored Book £1,000

Winner:

Bryan Corrin PATHOLOGY OF THE LUNGS

Churchill Livingstone

Highly Commended:

Gareth Williams & John C. Pickup HANDBOOK OF DIABETES (2nd edition)

Blackwell Science

A Victor Hoffbrand & John E Pettit COLOUR ATLAS OF CLINICAL HEMATOLOGY (3rd edition)

Mosby

Advanced Multi-Contributor Book £1,000

Winner:

Amit Gupta, Simon P.J. Kay & Luis R. Scheker Eds THE GROWING HAND

Mosby

Highly Commended:

Guy Sawle Ed. MOVEMENT DISORDERS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

Isis Medical Media

John G. O’Grady, John R. Lake & Peter D. Howdle Eds COMPREHENSIVE CLINICAL HEPATOLOGY

Mosby

Hugh Hemmings Jr & Philip Hopkins Eds FOUNDATIONS OF ANESTHESIA: BASIC AND CLINICAL SCIENCES

Mosby

Medical History Book £1,000

Winner:

Irvine Loudon THE TRAGEDY OF CHILDBED FEVER

Oxford University Press

[no highly commended]

Dental Prize £500 (sponsored by Colgate Palmolive Ltd)

Winner:

Jeremy Bagg, T. Wallace MacFarlane, Ian R. Poxton, Chris H. Miller & Andrew J. Smith ESSENTIALS OF MICROBIOLOGY FOR DENTAL STUDENTS

Oxford University Press

Highly Commended:

Edward W. Odell Ed. CLINICAL PROBLEM SOLVING IN DENTISTRY

Churchill Livingstone

The Asher Prize £1,000 (sponsored anonymously)

Winner:

Mark Batterbury & Brad Bowling OPHTHALMOLOGY: AN ILLUSTRATED COLOUR TEXT

Churchill Livingstone

Highly Commended:

Andrew Levy VIDEO CASEBOOK: MEDICINE

Blackwell Science

The Society of Authors and The Royal Society of Medicine Book Awards

2001

Prize 1: The Asher Prize £1,000 (sponsored anonymously)

Winner:

S.S. Nussey and S.A. Whitehead ENDOCRINOLOGY: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH

BIOS Scientific Publishers Ltd

Highly Commended:

Margaret E. Smith and Dion G. Morton THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Churchill Livingstone

Prize 2: First Edition Textbook by not more than 3 authors £1,200

Winner:

Louise Scheuer and Sue Black DEVELOPMENTAL JUVENILE OSTEOLOGY

Academic Press

Highly Commended:

Jack J. Kanski and Anne Bolton ILLUSTRATED TUTORIALS IN CLINICAL OPHTHALMOLOGY

Butterworth Heinemann

Prize 3: First Edition Multi-author Textbook £1,200

Winner:

John D Corson and Robin C.N. Williamson Eds SURGERY

Mosby

Highly Commended:

James W. Fawcett, Anne E. Rosser and Stephen B. Dunnett Eds BRAIN DAMAGE AND BRAIN REPAIR

Oxford University Press

Prize 4: The RSM Library Prize – First Edition Specialist Textbook priced less than fifty pounds £1,200

Winner:

Christopher M. Ball and Robert S. Phillips eds ACUTE MEDICINE EVIDENCE-BASED ON CALL

Churchill Livingstone

[no highly commended]

Prize 5: First Edition Medical History Book £600

Winner:

Harold Ellis A HISTORY OF SURGERY

Greenwich Medical Media

Highly Commended:

Michael Dunnill THE PLATO OF PRAED STREET

Royal Society of Medicine Press

Prize 6: First Edition Dental Book £500 (sponsored by Colgate Palmolive Ltd)

Winner:

Linda Greenwall ed. BLEACHING TECHNIQUES IN RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

Martin Dunitz

Highly Commended:

Claire Nightingale and Jonathan Sandy ORTHODONTICS PICTURE TEXT ATLAS

Wright

Prize 7: Second and Subsequent Edition Books £1,200

Winner:

Christopher D.M. Fletcher ed. DIAGNOSTIC HISTOPATHOLOGY OF TUMORS, 2nd edition

Churchill Livingstone

Highly Commended:

A.G. Tyers and J.R.O. Collin COLOUR ATLAS OF OPHTHALMIC PLASTIC SURGERY, 2nd edition

Butterworth Heinemann

Prize 8: Medical Website £600

Winner:

www.primarycareonline.co.uk

Radcliffe Online Ltd

[no highly commended]

2002

Prize 1: The Asher Prize £1,200 (sponsored anonymously)

Joint Winners (to share prize money):

Alastair M. Thompson GENERAL SURGICAL ANATOMY AND EXAMINATION

Churchill Livingstone

Roderick Nairn and Matthew Helbert IMMUNOLOGY FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS

Mosby

Prize 2: First Edition Textbook by not more than 3 authors £1,200

Winner:

Annika Isberg TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION: A PRACTITIONER’S GUIDE

Isis Medical Media

Highly Commended:

Murray C Meikle CRANIOFACIAL DEVELOPMENT, GROWTH AND EVOLUTION

Bateson Publishing

Prize 3: First Edition multi-author textbook £1,200

Winner:

Mary Rutherford MRI OF THE NEONATAL BRAIN

W.B. Saunders

Highly Commended:

David Westaby and Martin Lombard THERAPEUTIC GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY

Martin Dunitz

Prize 4: The RSM Library Prize – First Edition Specialist Textbook priced less than fifty pounds £1,200

Winner:

Wendy Abrams and Siân Howell THE GP REGISTRAR SURVIVAL GUIDE

BIOS Scientific Publishers Limited

Highly Commended:

Jack J. Kanski and Stanislaw A. Milewski DISEASES OF THE MACULA: A PRACTICAL APPROACH

Mosby

Prize 5: First Edition Medical History Book £600

Winner:

Penelope Hunting THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE

Royal Society of Medicine Press

Highly Commended:

Marshall Barr SURGERY, SAND AND SAIGON TEA

Allen & Unwin

Prize 6: Second or Subsequent Edition Books £1,200

Winner:

Roderick N.M. MacSween, Alastair D. Burt, Bernard C. Portmann, Kamal G. Ishak, Peter J. Scheuer, Peter P. Anthony PATHOLOGY OF THE LIVER, 4th edition

Churchill Livingstone

Highly Commended:

Peter S. Harper MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY, 3rd edition

W.B. Saunders

Robert H. Anderson, Edward J. Baker, Fergus J. Macartney, Elliot A. Shinebourne, Michael L. Rigby, Michael Tynan PAEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY, 2nd edition

Churchill Livingstone

Prize 7: The Minty Prize of the Medico-legal Society £1,000

Winner:

Michael Foy and Phillip Fagg MEDICOLEGAL REPORTING IN ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA, 3rd edition

Churchill Livingstone

Highly Commended:

Roger V. Clements RISK MANAGEMENT AND LITIGATION IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY

Royal Society of Medicine Press and RCOG Press

Prize 8: Medical Website £600

Winner:

Louise Crowe ed. www.fleshandbones.com

Elsevier Science

[no highly commended]

2003

Prize 1: The Richard Asher Prize £1,200 (sponsored anonymously)

Winner:

Richard J. Epstein HUMAN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Cambridge University Press

[No highly commended]

Prize 2: New authored book £1,200

Winner:

Chantal Simon, Hazel Everitt, Jon Birtwistle & Brian Stevenson OXFORD HANDBOOK OF GENERAL PRACTICE

Oxford University Press

Highly Commended:

Adam Zeman CONSCIOUSNESS: A USER’S GUIDE

Yale University Press

James W. Ironside, Tim H. Moss, David N. Louis, James S. Lowe & Roy O. Weller DIAGNOSTIC PATHOLOGY OF NERVOUS SYSTEM TUMOURS

Churchill Livingstone

Prize 3: New edited book £1,200

Winner:

Linda M. Luxon ed., co-edited by Joseph M. Furman, Alessandro Martini & Dafydd Stephens TEXTBOOK OF AUDIOLOGICAL MEDICINE: CLINICAL ASPECTS OF HEARING AND BALANCE

Martin Dunitz

Highly Commended:

Aljafri A. Majid, Andrew N. Kingsnorth ADVANCED SURGICAL PRACTICE

Greenwich Medical Media

Sunitha N. Wickramasinghe, Jeffrey McCullough BLOOD AND BONE MARROW PATHOLOGY

Churchill Livingstone

Prize 4: New Medical History book £600

Winner:

J. Stewart Cameron HISTORY OF THE TREATMENT OF RENAL FAILURE BY DIALYSIS

Oxford University Press

Highly Commended:

Robert S. Desowitz FEDERAL BODYSNATCHERS AND THE NEW GUINEA VIRUS

W.W. Norton Company

Prize 5: New edition authored book £600

Winner:

David W. Day, Jeremy R. Jass, Ashley B. Price, Neil A. Shepherd, James M. Sloan, Ian C. Talbot, Bryan F. Warren, Geraint T. Williams MORSON AND DAWSON’S GASTROINTESTINAL PATHOLOGY, 4th edition

Blackwell Science

Highly Commended:

Peter H. Abrahams, Sandy C. Marks Jr, Ralph Hutchings MCMINN’S COLOUR ATLAS OF HUMAN ANATOMY, 5th edition

Mosby

R.H.S. Carpenter NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 4th edition

Arnold

Prize 6: New edition edited book £600

Winner:

David A. Warrell, Timothy M. Cox, John D. Firth, with Edward J. Benz Jr OXFORD TEXTBOOK OF MEDICINE, 4th edition

Oxford University Press

Highly Commended:

Winifred Gray, Grace T. McKee DIAGNOSTIC CYTOPATHOLOGY, 2nd edition

Churchill Livingstone

David Graham, Peter L. Lantos GREENFIELD’S NEUROPATHOLOGY, 7th edition

Arnold

Prize 7: The Minty Prize of the Medico-Legal Society £1,000

Winner:

Jason Payne-James, Anthony Busuttil, William Smock Eds. FORENSIC MEDICINE: CLINICAL AND PATHOLOGICAL ASPECTS

Greenwich Medical Media

Highly Commended:

Lisa Schwartz, Paul E. Preece, Robert A. Hendry MEDICAL ETHICS: A CASE-BASED APPROACH

Saunders

Prize 8: Medical Website

[Not awarded]

Prize 9: The Royal Society of Medicine Library Prize: The Society of Authors and The Royal Society of Medicine Book of the year £1,200

Winner:

Richard J. Epstein HUMAN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Cambridge University Press

2004

Prize 1: The Richard Asher Prize £1,200 (sponsored anonymously)

Winner:

Graham P Butcher GASTROENTEROLOGY: AN ILLUSTRATED COLOUR TEXT

Churchill Livingstone

Highly Commended:

Ross J Taylor, Brian R McAvoy, Tom O’Dowd GENERAL PRACTICE MEDICINE: AN ILLUSTRATED COLOUR TEXT

Prize 2: New authored book £1,200

Winner:

Crispian Scully ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL MEDICINE

Wright

Highly Commended:

Andrew Moore, Jayne Edwards, Jodie Barden, Henry McQuay BANDOLIER’S LITTLE BOOK OF PAIN

Oxford University Press

Kieran Walshe REGULATING HEALTHCARE: A PRESCIPTION FOR IMPROVEMENT

Open University Press

Prize 3: New edited book £1,200

Winner:

Brian Hazleman, Graham Riley, Cathy Speed SOFT TISSUE RHEUMATOLOGY

Oxford Medical Publications

Highly Commended:

James Drife, Brian Magowan CLINICAL OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY

Saunders

Peter Ward Booth, Barry L Eppley, Rainer Schmelzeisen MAXILLOFACIAL TRAUMA AND ESTHETIC FACIAL RECONSTRUCTION

Churchill Livingstone

Prize 4: New Medical History book £600

Winner:

Graham A J Ayliffe, Mary P English HOSPITAL INFECTION: FROM MIASMAS TO MRSA

Cambridge University Press

No Highly Commended

Prize 5: New edition authored book £600

Winner:

Jack K Kanski CLINICAL OPTHALMOLOGY: A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH, 5TH EDITION

Butterworth Heinemann

Highly Commended:

John Guillebaud CONTRACEPTION: YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED, 4TH EDITION

Churchill Livingstone

Cedric Mims, Hazel M Dockrell, Richard V Goering, Ivan Roitt, Derek Wakelin, Mark Zuckerman MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 3RD EDITION

Moseby

Prize 6: New edition edited book £600

Winner:

Eldryd Parry, Richard Godfrey, David Mabey, Geoffrey Gill PRINCIPLES OF MEDICINE IN AFRICA, 3RD EDITIONbr> Cambridge University Press

Highly Commended:

Arthur H Crisp EVERY FAMILY IN THE LAND: UNDERSTANDING PREJUDICE AND DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS, REVISED EDITION

Royal Society of Medicine Press

Prize 7: The Minty Prize of the Medico-Legal Society £1,000

Winner:

Timothy Meakin, Peter Ellis WORK RELATED INJURY AND ILLNESS LITIGATION: A PRACTITIONER’S HANDBOOK

EMIS Professional Publishing

No Highly Commended

Prize 8: Medical Website (£600)

Winner

www.malehealth.co.uk – Jim Pollard

The Men’s Health Forum

Prize 9: Medical book for the general reader (£600)

Winner

Ragner Hanas TYPE 1 DIABETES IN CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS

Class Health

Highly Commended:

Trevor Powell, Kit Malia THE BRAIN INJURY WORKBOOK: EXERCISES FOR COGNITIVE REHABILITATION

Speechmark and Headway

Simon Baron-Cohen THE ESSENTIAL DIFFERENCE

Penguin Books

Prize 10: The Royal Society of Medicine Library Prize: The Society of Authors and The Royal Society of Medicine Book of the year £1,200

Winner:

Brian Hazleman, Graham Riley, Cathy Speed SOFT TISSUE RHEUMATOLOGY

Oxford Medical Publications

2005

Prize 1: The Royal Society of Medicine Library Prize: The Society of Authors/RSM Medical Book of the Year, chosen from the winners of the individual categories (£1,200).

Winner: Practical Pulmonary Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach – edited by Kevin O. Leslie and Mark R. Wick (Elsevier Churchill Livingstone).

Prize 2: The Richard Asher Prize for a first medical textbook for students, sponsored anonymously (£1,200).

Joint Winners: Illustrated Clinical Anatomy by Peter Abrahams, John Craven and John Lumley (Hodder Arnold) and Cardiology: An Illustrated Colour Text by David E. Newby and Neil Grubb (Elsevier Churchill Livingstone).

Prize 3: New Authored Book (£1,200)

Winner: Diseases of the Ocular Fundus by Jack J. Kanski, Stanislaw A. Milewski, Bertil E. Damato and Vaughan Tanner (Elsevier Mosby).

Prize 4: New Edited Books. (£900 Prize for a New Edited Book retailing at less than £75)

Winner: Capnography: Clinical Aspects – edited by J. S. Gravenstein, Michael B. Jaffe and David A. Paulus (Cambridge University Press).

Prize 5: New Edited Books (£900 Prize for a New Edited Book retailing at £75 or over).

Winner: Practical Pulmonary Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach – edited by Kevin O. Leslie and Mark R. Wick (Elsevier Churchill Livingstone).

Prize 6: New Edition of an Authored Book (£600)

Joint Winners: Imaging Diseases of the Chest, fourth edition by David M. Hansell, Peter Armstrong, David A. Lynch and H. Page McAdams (Elsevier Mosby) and Regional Nerve Blocks & Infiltration Therapy: Textbook & Color Atlas, third edition by Danilo Jankovic and William Harrop-Griffiths (Blackwell Publishing).

Prize 7: New Edition of an Edited Book (£600).

Winner: Pathology of the Skin with Clinical Correlations, Volumes 1 & 2, third edition edited by Phillip H. McKee, Eduardo Calonje and Scott R. Granter (Elsevier Mosby).

Prize 8: Minty Prize of the Medico-Legal Society for a medico-legal book, sponsored by the Medico-Legal Society (£1,000).

Winner: Medicine for Lawyers edited by Roy Palmer and Diana Wetherill (The Royal Society of Medicine Press Ltd).

Prize 9: Medical Book for the General Reader (£600).

Winner: Being a Cancer Patient’s Carer: A Guide by Wesley C. Finegan (Radcliffe Publishing Ltd).

2006

The Royal Society of Medicine Library Prize: the Society of Authors/RSM Medical Book of the Year, chosen from among the winners of the individual categories

Winner (£1,200) – awarded to:

Drug Discovery and Development – Humphrey Rang

(Churchill Livingstone)

Nine further prizes for individual categories were presented as follows:

Prize 1: The Richard Asher Prize (sponsored anonymously)

Winner (£1,200) – awarded to:

Atlas of Clinical Gross Anatomy – Kenneth P Moses, John C Banks, Pedro B Nava and Darrell Petersen

(Elsevier)

Prize 2: New Authored Book

Winner (£1,200) – awarded to:

First Steps in Vesico-Vaginal Fistula Repair – Brian Hancock

(RSM Press)

Prize 3: New Edited Book retailing at less than £75

Winner: (£900) – awarded to:

Drug Discovery and Development – edited by Humphrey Rang

(Churchill Livingstone)

Prize 4: New Edited Book retailing at £75 or over

Winner: (£900) – awarded to:

The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children – edited by Ann Goldman, Richard Hain and Stephen Liben

(Oxford University Press)

Prize 5: New Non-Clinical Book

Winner (£600) – awarded to:

Nelson’s Surgeon, William Beatty, Naval Medicine and the Battle of Trafalgar – Laurence Brockliss, John Cardwell and Michael Moss

(Oxford University Press)

Prize 6: New Edition Authored Book

Winner (£600) – awarded to:

Liver Biopsy Interpretation (7th edition) – Peter J Scheuer & Jay Lefkowitch

(Elsevier Saunders)

Prize 7: New Edition Edited Book

Winner (£600) – awarded jointly to:

Textbook of Female Urology and Urogynecology – edited by Linda Cardozo and David Staskin

(Taylor & Francis)

and

Treatment of Skin Disease: Comprehensive Therapeutic Strategies (2nd edition) – edited by Mark G Lebwohl, John Berth-Jones, Ian Coulson and Warren R Heymann

(Mosby)

Prize 8: The Minty Prize of the Medico-Legal Society

Winner (£1,000) – awarded to:

Encylcopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine – edited by Jason Payne-James, Roger Byard, Tracey Corey and Carol Henderson

(Elsevier)

Prize 9: Medical Book for the General Reader

Winner (£600) – awarded to:

Pregnancy & Conception Over 35 – Laura Goetzl and Regine Harford

(Dorling Kindersley)

The prizes were judged by the Medical Writers Group of the Society of Authors, and are sponsored by the Royal Society of Medicine.