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The Looting Machine: Warlords, Tycoons, Smugglers and the Systematic Theft …


Overseas Press Club Award Winner 2016

A shocking investigative journey into the way the resource trade wreaks havoc on Africa, ‘The Looting Machine’ explores the dark underbelly of the global economy.

Africa: the world’s poorest continent and, arguably, its richest. While accounting for just 2 percent of global GDP, it is home to 15 per cent of the planet’s crude oil, 40 per cent of its gold and 80 per cent of its platinum. A third of the earth’s mineral deposits lie beneath its…

Essential Examination, third edition: Step-by-step guides to clinical exami…



Essential Examination has been comprehensively revised and new sections added: * Neonatal – the ‘baby check’ * Female genitalia * Digital rectal examination * GALS screening * Foot and ankle * Elbow * Critically ill patient * Confirming death The new edition retains the unique format and approach of the original. * Clear, step-by-step guides to each examination, including useful things to say to the patient (or an examiner), detailed descriptions of special tests, etc. * In a separate column…