BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Chairman of the Council Mr. James Johnson
Treasurer Dr. David Pickersgill
Chairman of Representative Body Dr. George Rae
MEDICAL EDITORS AND CONSULTANTS
BMA Consulting Medical Editor Dr. Michael Peters MB BS
Medical Consultants Dr. Wendy Abrams MB BS MRCGP DRCOG; Ian Beider BDS (U.Lond)
Dr. Sue Davidson MB BS MRCP MRCGP DRCOG,
Dr. Penny Preston MB ChB MRCGP
Dr. Frances W Williams MA MBBChir MRCP MRCPCH DTM&H
DORLING KINDERSLEY
Senior Managing Editor
Martyn Page •
Project Editor
Teresa Pritlove
Editors
Ann Baggaley, Joanna Benwell, Dawn Henderson, Katie John,
Alyson Lacewing, Mary Lindsay, Maugan Lloyd, Nikki Sims •
Editorial assistance
Kathryn W ilkinson
Managing Art Editors
Louise Dick, Marianne Markham •
Senior Designer
Ian Spick
Designers
Phillip Lord, Andrew O ’Brien •
Design Assistants
Iona Hoyle, Francis Wong
DTP Design
Julian Dams •
Production
Wendy Penn, Kirsti Rippon •
Illustrators
Patrick Mulrey,
Andrew O ’Brien, Richard Tibbits •
Picture Research
Carolyn Clerkin, Diana Morris
Category Publisher
Corinne Roberts •
Art D irector
Bryn Walls
DORLING KINDERSLEY INDIA
Managing Editor
Ira Pande •
Editors
Sudhanshu Gupta, K. J. Ravi, Ranjana Saklani •
Managing Art
Editors
Shuka Jain, Aparna Sharma •
Illustrations Project C o-ordinator
Malavika Talukder
Illustrations
Umesh Aggarwal, Rajesh Chhibber, Vinod Harish, Nain Singh Rawat, Pankaj Sharma, Sunil
Sharma, Balwant Singh, Ashwani Tyagi •
DTP C o-ordinator
Pankaj Sharma •
DTP Design
Ajay Verma
PREVIOUS EDITIONS
DORLING KINDERSLEY
Senior Managing Editor
Martyn Page •
Managing Editor
Ruth Midgley •
Editors
Andrea Bagg, Dr. Stephen
Carroll, Robert Dinwiddie, Gail Lawther, Mary Lindsay, Richenda Milton-Thompson, Ricki Ostrov, Teresa Pritlove,
Jillian Somerscales, Tony Whitehorn •
Additional editorial assistance
Maria Adams, Simon Adams, Donald
Berwick, Deirdre Clark, Jean Cooke, Mike Darton, Elizabeth Galfalvi, Claire Isaac, Ann Kramer, Cathy Meeus,
Terence Monaighan, Theodore Rowland-Entwistle, Ruth Swan, Rena Taylor, Pat White, Kay Wright •
Senior
Managing Art Editor
Bryn Walls •
Managing Art Editors
Chez Picthall, Denise Brown •
Art Editors
Melissa Gray,
Caroline Murray, Anne Renel •
Designers
Sandra Archer, Peter Cross, Tina Hill, Gail Jones, Sarah Ponder, Tracy
Timson, Lydia Umney •
Additional design assistance
Peter Blake, Carol Briggs, Thomas Keenes, Chris Scollens
Illustrators
Karen Cochrane, Paul Cooper, Sandra Doyle, Tony Graham, Will Giles, Brian Hewson, Chris Jenkins,
Kevin Jones, Janos Marffy, Kevin Marks, Coral Muller, Frazer Newman, Nick Oxloby, Lynda Payne, Sandra Ponder,
Patricia Sempron, Mark Surridge, John Temperton, John Woodcock •
DTP Design
Jason Little •
Picture Research
Sandra Schneider, Sharon Southren •
Production
Elizabeth Cherry, Eunice Paterson, Hilary Stephens, Michelle
Thomas •
Indexer
Kay Wright •
Editorial Directors
Amy Carroll, Jackie Douglas
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