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  • by Tim Benson
    £10.99

    Few contemporaries captured Britain's indomitable wartime spirit as well or as wittily as the cartoonist Carl Giles. In this book, the very best of the cartoons he produced between 1939 and 1945 are brought together. It also includes his take on the great events of the war - from the Fall of France, via D-Day, to the final Allied victory.

  • by Tim Benson
    £12.99

    Britain's Best Political Cartoons 2021 brings together cartoons from the nation's finest satirists, along with captions from Britain's leading cartoon expert, to tell the story of another tumultuous twelve months.

  • - A cartoon celebration
    by Tim Benson
    £9.49

    Not sure why everyone keeps talking about the weather?Can't tell your Earl Grey from your English breakfast?Feeling a wobble in your stiff upper lip?It sounds like you need a crash course in How to be British.

  • - a cartoon history of Australia at war
    by Tim Benson

    Australia has had, over the years, a political-cartoon heritage second to none. This book visually chronicles the fortunes and misfortunes of the Australian military, as well as the civilian population at home, from the Boer War, the two World Wars, Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq, through to the conflict in Afghanistan.

  • by Tim Benson
    £9.99

    Bringing much-needed humour to a chaotic year, this full-colour cartoon companion features the most hilarious and incisive cartoons by Steve Bell, Peter Brookes, Nicola Jennings, Morten Morland, Patrick Blower and many more of the nation's finest cartoonists.2021 is turning out to be another extraordinary year, from Covid crises and vaccine victories to lockdown learning, haddock havoc and Capitol coups. But, then, it has also been a very familiar story of Brexit blunders and Trumpian tantrums. The nation's greatest cartoonists have recorded it all with searing wit and astonishing creativity. Britain's Best Political Cartoons 2021 brings together cartoons from the nation's finest satirists, along with captions from Britain's leading cartoon expert, to tell the story of another tumultuous twelve months.

  • - FHIR, HL7 and SNOMED CT
    by Tim Benson & Grahame Grieve
    £52.99

    This extensively updated fourth edition expands the discussion of FHIR (Fast Health Interoperability Resources), which has rapidly become the most important health interoperability standard globally. FHIR can be implemented at a fraction of the price of existing alternatives and is well suited for use in mobile phone apps, cloud communications and electronic health records. FHIR combines the best features of HL7's v2, v3 and CDA while leveraging the latest web standards and clinical terminologies, with a tight focus on implementation.Principles of Health Interoperability has been completely re-organised into five sections. The first part covers the core principles of health interoperability, while the second extensively reviews FHIR. The third part includes older HL7 standards that are still widely used, which leads on to a section dedicated to clinical terminology including SNOMED CT and LOINC. The final part of the book covers privacy, models, XML and JSON, standards development organizations and HL7 v3. This vital new edition therefore is essential reading for all involved in the use of these technologies in medical informatics.

  • by Tim Benson
    £9.49

    A cartoon companion to an unprecedented year in politics. 2020 will forever be remembered as the year of coronavirus: twelve months in which we collectively forgot about Brexit, to turn our attention to the NHS, furloughs and social distancing. All of us, that is, apart from Britain's political cartoonists. Here, our finest satirists turn their eyes to Covid and much more: from the never-ending Brexit psychodrama to the Labour leadership election to the next US president. Featuring the work of Steve Bell, Peter Brookes and Nicola Jennings, Britain's Best Political Cartoons is your trusty companion to another year of turmoil, tantrums and Trump.

  • by Tim Benson
    £43.49 - 52.49

    The aims and scope of the second edition are unchanged from the first edition. The major market is in health informatics education. The three part format, which covers principles of health interoperability, HL7 and interchange formats, and SNOMED CT and clinical terminology, works well. In the US, The ONC (Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology) has estimated that the HITECH stimulus will create more than 50,000 new jobs for health informatics professionals, who need to be educated.

  • - A cartoon celebration
    by Tim Benson
    £4.99

    Not sure why everyone keeps talking about the weather?Can t tell your Earl Grey from your English breakfast?Feeling a wobble in your stiff upper lip?It sounds like you need a crash course in How to be British. This handy pocket guide brings together 130 classic cartoons covering all the crucial elements of life on our sceptred isle: from queuing under absolutely any circumstances, to avoiding eye contact on the bus, to tutting and saying Honestly when it starts raining.Whether you re a born-and-bred Brit or the most transient of tourists, How to be British is your one-stop remedy to Brexit blues. At least it s better than chatting about the weather again.

  • by Tim Benson
    £9.49

    A hilarious companion to the year s political turmoil, featuring the work of Martin Rowson, Steve Bell, Peter Brookes, Nicola Jennings and many more . . . 2019 was the year of Brexit, obviously. But it was also the year that Donald Trump went haywire over Huawei, Theresa May got bounced by the backstop, Boris Johnson was hoisted into high office, and the country was corralled into a chaotic Christmas election. In Britain s Best Political Cartoons 2019, our very finest satirists skewer everything from Kremlin collusion to no-deal confusion, offering a riotous ride through the last twelve months. And did we mention Brexit?

  • by Tim Benson
    £9.49

    ____________A blockbuster collection of the year s funniest political cartoons, featuring the work of Mac, Steve Bell, Peter Brookes and many more . . . 2018 was the year that Brexit got serious, royals got married, football got (briefly) feverish, and Trump got transformed into a giant baby blimp. In Britain s Best Political Cartoons 2018, our very finest satirists turn their eyes and their pens to all these events and more, offering an incisive and often hilarious tour through a tumultuous twelve months.

  • by Tim Benson
    £8.99

    Few contemporaries captured Britain s indomitable wartime spirit as well or as wittily as the cartoonist Carl Giles. Now, for the first time, the very best of the cartoons he produced between 1939 and 1945 are brought together, including many that have not seen the light of day in over 75 years.As a young cartoonist at Reynold s News and then the Daily Express, Giles's work provided a crucial morale boost and much-needed laughs to a population suffering daily privations and danger, and Giles's War shows why. Here are his often hilarious takes on the great events of the war from the Fall of France, via D-Day, to the final Allied victory but also his wryly amusing depictions of ordinary people in extraordinary times, living in bombed-out streets, dealing with food shortages, coping with blackouts, railing against bureaucracy and everyday annoyances. It's a brilliantly funny chronicle of our nation s finest hour, as well as a fitting tribute to one of our greatest cartoonists.

  • - SNOMED CT, HL7 and FHIR
    by Tim Benson
    £57.99

    This book provides an introduction to health interoperability and the main standards used. Health interoperability delivers health information where and when it is needed.  Everybody stands to gain from safer more soundly based decisions and less duplication, delays, waste and errors.  The third edition of Principles of Health Interoperability includes a new part on FHIR (Fast Health Interoperability Resources), the most important new health interoperability standard for a generation. FHIR combines the best features of HL7's v2, v3 and CDA while leveraging the latest web standards and a tight focus on implementability. FHIR can be implemented at a fraction of the price of existing alternatives and is well suited for use in mobile phone apps, cloud communications and EHRs.The book is organised into four parts. The first part covers the principles of health interoperability, why it matters, why it is hard and why models are an important part of the solution.  The second part covers clinical terminology and SNOMED CT. The third part covers the main HL7 standards: v2, v3, CDA and IHE XDS.  The new fourth part covers FHIR and has been contributed by Grahame Grieve, the original FHIR chief.

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