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  • Walking the Paris hospitals Lane Catalog record
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    Section 1.Neurobiology of pain --1.Peripheral mechanisms of cutaneous nociception --2.Cellular and molecular properties of primary afferent neurons --3.Inflammatory mediators and modulators of pain --4.Neuroanatomical substrates of spinal nociception --5.Plasticity and pain: role of the dorsal horn --6.Representation of pain in the brain --7.Central nervous system mechanisms of pain modulation --8.Development of pain pathways and mechanisms --9.The genetics of pain --10.Animal models of pain --11.Ascending projection systems --12.Autonomic-endocrine-immune interactions in acute and chronic pain --13.Itch --Section 2.Assessment and psychology of pain --14.Emotions and psychobiology --15.Cognitive and learning aspects --16.Psychiatric disorders and pain --17.Studies of pain in human subjects --18.Pain assessment in adult patients --19.Measurement and assessment of paediatric pain --20.Assessment of pain beliefs, coping, and function --21.Hypnotic analgesia --22.The cognitive-behavioural approach to pain management --23.Pain, opiates and addiction --24.Placebo analgesia --Section 3.Pharmacology and Treatment of Pain --25.Central pharmacology of nociceptive transmission --26.Methods of therapeutic trials --27.Opiates: basic mechanisms --28.Opioids: clinical use --29.Antipyretic analgesics: basic aspects --30.NSAIDs and Coxibs: clinical use --31.Antidepressant analgesics: a systematic review and comparative study --32.Anticonvulsant medications in neuropathic pain --33.Local anaesthetic blocks and epidurals --34.Cannabinoids --35.Analgesic drugs in development --36.Supratentorial neurosurgery for the treatment of pain --37.Spinal cord and brain stimulation --38.Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and acupuncture --39.Peripheral and central nervous system surgery for pain --40.Physiotherapy and pain --Section 4.Clinical states: Deep somatic tissue --41.Basic mechanisms of deep somatic pain --42.Postoperative pain and its management --43.Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis --44.Myofascial pain and fibromyalgia syndrome --45.Surgical treatment for back and neck pain --46.Low back pain --47.Repetitive strain injury --Section 5.Viscera --48.Visceral pain: basic mechanisms --49.Thorax --50.A clinical perspective on abdominal pain --51.Genitourinary pain --52.Obstetric pain --Section 6.Clinical States: headache and facial pain --53.Acute and chronic dental and orofacial pain --54.Headache --55.Primary neurovasuclar headache --56.Tension-type headache --57.Pain in and around the eye --Section 7.Clinical states: neuropathic pain 58.Response of nerves to injury in relation to neuropathic pain --59.Mechanisms of experimental neuropathic pain: integration from animal models --60.Central consequences of peripheral nerve damage --61.Phantom limb --62.Painful peripheral neuropathies --63.Trigeminal and glossopharyngeal neuralgia --64.Complex regional pain syndromes --65.Root disorders and arachnoiditis --66.Pain following spinal cord injury --67.Central pain --68.Pharmacological therapy for neuropathic pain --Section 8.Clinical states: cancer pain --69.Cancer pain: causes, consequences and therapeutic opportunities --70.The assessment of cancer pain --71.Analgesic therapy and palliative care in children --72.Cancer pain: treatment overview --73.Pain control in the care of the dying --Section 9.Clinical States: Special cases --74.Pain in the elderly --75.Sex and gender differences in pain and its relief --76.Epidemiology of pain --Index.
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    Environmental justice: from global to local -- The health of hired farmworkers -- Women workers -- Health hazards of child labor -- Occupational safety and health standards -- Ensuring food safety -- Water quality management and water-borne disease trends -- Hazardous waste: assessing, detecting, and remediation -- Aerospace medicine -- Housing and health -- Human health in a changing world -- Health behavior research and intervention -- Tobacco: health effects and control -- Alcohol-related health problems -- Prevention of drug use and drug use disorders -- Community health promotion and disease prevention -- Risk communication-an overlooked tool for improving public health -- Health literacy -- Screening for early and asymptomatic conditions -- Cancer -- Heart disease -- Renal and urinary tract disease -- Diabetes -- Respiratory disease prevention -- Musculoskeletal disorders -- Neurological disorders -- Disabling visual disorders -- Psychiatric disorders -- Childhood cognitive disability -- Prevention of disability in older persons -- Nutrition in public health and preventive medicine -- Postmarketing medication safety surveillance: a current public health issue -- The American health-care system: structure and function -- Structure and function of the public health system in the United States -- International and global health -- Public health law -- Public health management tools -- Categorical public health sciences -- Injury control: the public health approach -- Violence in the family as a public health concern.Public health and preventive medicine: trends and guideposts -- Epidemiology and public health -- Ethics and public health policy -- Public health and population -- Public health informatics -- Health disparities and community-based participatory research: issues and illustrations -- Genetic determinants of disease and genetics in public health -- Control of communicable diseases -- Diseases controlled primarily by vaccination -- Epidemiology and trends in sexually transmitted diseases -- The epidemiology and prevention of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) -- Infection spread by close personal contact -- Diseases spread by food and water -- Control of infections in institutions: healthcare-associated infections -- Viral diseases transmitted primarily by arthropod vectors -- Diseases transmitted primarily from animals to humans (zoonoses) -- Opportunistic fungal infections -- Other infection-related diseases of public health import -- The status of environmental health -- Toxicology -- Environmental and ecological risk assessment -- Biomarkers -- Asbestos and other fibers -- Coal worker's lung diseases -- Silicosis -- Health significance of metal exposures -- Diseases associated with exposure to chemical substances: organic compounds -- Polychlorinated biphenyls -- Polychlorinated dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans -- Brominated flame retardants -- Multiple chemical sensitivities -- Pulmonary responses to gases and particles -- Pesticides -- Temperature and health -- Ionizing radiation -- Nonionizing radiation -- Effects of the physical environment: noise as a health hazard -- Ergonomics and work-related musculoskeletal disorders -- Industrial hygiene -- Surveillance and health screening in occupational health -- Workers with disabilities --
  • Introduction to laboratory medicine / Rao -- Laboratory tests -- Laboratory cultures -- Cardiovascular diseases / Vallaro & Pechet -- Central nervous system disorders / Szakacs -- Digestive diseases / Snyder -- Endocrine diseases / Yu -- Genitourinary diseases / Pechet & Kiefer -- Gynecologic and obstetric disorders / Pechet -- Hematologic diseases / Pechet -- Hereditary and genetic diseases -- Immune and autoimmune disorders / Pechet -- Infectious diseases / Mitchell -- Miscellaneous / Snyder -- Respiratory, metabolic, and acid-base disorders / Rao -- Toxicology and therapeutic drug monitoring / Jenkins.
  • V. 1 --Sect. IVisual sensory system --Sect. IIThe Autonomic nervous system --Sect. IIIThe Ocular motor system --Sect. IVThe Eyelid --Sect. VFacial pain and headache --Sect. VINonorganic disease --V. II --Sect. VIITumors --Sect. VIIIThe Phacomatoses --Sect. IXVascular disease --V. III --Sect. XDegenerative and metabolic diseases --Sect. XIInfectious, inflammatory, and demyelinating diseases.
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    Examination of the visual sensory system -- Anatomy and physiology of the retina and optic nerve: distinguishing retinal from optic nerve disease -- Congenital anomalies of the optic disc -- Topical diagnosis of acquired optic nerve disorders -- Papilledema -- Optic neuritis -- Ischemic optic neuropathies -- Compressive and infiltrative optic neuropathies -- Traumatic optic neuropathies -- Toxic and deficiency optic neuropathies -- Hereditary optic neuropathies -- Topical diagnosis of chiasmal and retrochiasmal lesions -- Central disorders of visual function -- Examination of the pupils, accommodation, and lacrimation -- Disorders of pupillary function, accommodation, and lacrimation -- Examination of ocular motility and alignment -- Supranuclear and internuclear ocular motor disorders -- Nuclear and infranuclear ocular motility disorders -- Disorders of neuromuscular transmission -- Myopathies affecting the extraocular muscles -- Nystagmus and related ocular motility disorders -- Normal and abnormal eyelid function -- Neuro-ophthalmologic manifestations of nonorganic disease.
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    Ricers -- Family and early childhood -- Education : Heidelberg and Berlin -- Crisis and diaspora -- A new home -- Neu Dahlem -- Development of the rice diet -- Results -- Kudos and controversy -- The rice houses -- In the laboratory -- Building the financial foundations -- The gadfly.
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    War and public health: an overview -- The epidemiology of war -- War and human rights -- The impact of war on mental health -- The impact of war on the environment -- Conventional weapons -- Landmines -- Chemical weapons -- Biological weapons -- Nuclear weapons -- The impact of war on children -- The impact of war on women -- Displaced persons and war -- Detainees and the new face of torture -- The Iraq war -- The war in Chechnya -- War in the Democratic Republic of Congo -- Wars in Latin America -- The Vietnam War -- A public health approach to preventing the health consequences of armed conflict -- International law -- The roles of humanitarian assistance organizations -- The roles of nongovernmental organizations -- The roles and ethical dilemmas for military medical care workers -- The roles of health professionals in postconflict situations -- Peacemaking in the aftermath of disasters -- Educating health professionals on peace and human rights -- Toward a culture of peace.
  • War in the body 2013, Springer
    In the relatively few decades since the introduction of HIV into the human population, variants of the virus have diverged to such an extent that, were the discussion about something other than viruses, said variants could easily be classified as different species. This book will consider these evolutionary variations, as well as the different and, at times, opposing theories attempting to explain them. It will compare and contrast the ways in which the immune system and drugs affect the virus's evolution, and the implications of these for vaccine development. The issue will be explored and explained through "ecological genetics," which postulates that all living organisms have, besides rivals, enemies. This is divergent from the more traditional school of "population genetics," which emphasizes that evolution occurs among rival species (or variants thereof) that compete for niches or resources in a fixed, unreactive environment. Both models will be formulated using mathematical models, which will be included in the book. Finally, it will consider the possibilities for designing a vaccine that blocks HIV from escaping the immune system.
  • War on cancer 2005, Springer
  • The supply of anaesthetic and other medical gasses -- Measurement of pressure and gas flow -- Vaporizers -- The anaesthetic workstation -- Breathing systems and their components -- Airway management equipment -- Equipment for the inhalation of oxygen and other gasses -- Manual resuscitators -- Automatic ventilators -- Ventilation in the intensive care unit -- Breathing filters, humidifiers and nebulizers -- Equipment for paediatric anaesthesia -- Equipment for regional anaesthesia -- Physiological monitoring : Principles and non-invasive monitoring -- Physiological monitoring : Gasses -- Cardiac output monitoring -- Depth of anaesthesia and neurophysiological monitoring -- Atmospheric pollution -- Infusion equipment and intravenous anaesthesia -- Medical suction apparatus -- Cleaning, disinfection and sterilization -- Information technology and the anaesthetic workstation -- Electrical hazards and their prevention -- Surgical diathermy -- Pacemakers and defibrillators -- Lasers -- Provision of anaesthesia in difficult situations and the developing world -- The anaesthetist and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency -- Error, Man and Machine -- Warming devices -- Physics and technology of ultrasound -- Appendix SI units and conversion tables.
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    Patient care / by Susan Dusenbery and Andrew White -- Nutritional problems / by William Bennett and James Keating -- Fluid and electrolyte management / by Susan Dusenbery and James Keating -- Emergencies / by Marcella Donaruma-Kwoh and Robert Kennedy -- Poisonings / by Marcella Donaruma-Kwoh -- Orthopedics / by Marcella Donaruma-Kwoh and Robert Kennedy -- Newborn medicine / by Akshaya Vachharajani and Amit Mathur -- Critical care / by Nathan Dean and Nikoleta Kolovos -- Surgery / by Li Ern Chen and Brad Warner --Adolescent medicine / by Sarah Tycast and Katie Plax -- Allergic diseases / by Leonard Bacharier ... [et al.] -- Cardiac concerns / by Mark Johnson and Edward K. Rhee -- Dermatologic diseases / by Kara Sternhell Nunley and Susan J. Bayliss -- Endocrine diseases / by Ana Maria Arbelaez, Arpita Kalla, and Stacie P. Shepherd -- Gastroenterologic diseases / by William Bennett and James Keating -- Genetic diseases / by Tracy McGregor and Tyler Reimschisel -- Hematology-oncology / by Aarati Rao and David B. Wilson --Infectious diseases / by Stephanie A. Fritz and David A. Hunstad -- Neurologic diseases / by Amit Malhotra and Christina A. Gurnett -- Pulmonary diseases / by Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric and Leonard Bacharier -- Radiologic concerns / by Keith A. Kronemer and William H. McAlister -- Renal diseases / by Sweety Srivastava and Anne Beck -- Rheumatologic diseases / by Megan A. Cooper and Andrew White -- Sedation / by Lynne Strauser Sterni ... [et al.] -- Formulary / by Kristina N. Bryowsky.
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  • Irrigated agriculture, a vital component of general agriculture, supplies fruits, vegetables, and cereals consumed by humans and grains fed to animals. Consequently, agriculture is the largest user of fresh water globally, and irrigation practices in many parts of the world are biologically, economically, and socially unsustainable. Water management should balance the need for agricultural water and the need for a sustainable environment. Water-use efficiency is the prime challenge in worldwide farming practices where problems of water shortages are widespread. Currently, agriculture is undergoing significant changes in innovative irrigation, fertilizer technology, and agronomic expertise. These elements constitute a vital platform for sustainable agricultural success and for preventing environmental damage. This review presents several processes linked to environmental irrigation, balancing environmental protection with improved agricultural production.
  • Water and the cell 2006, Springer
  • Water encyclopedia. 3rd ed. 2007, CRCnetBASE
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  • "This document provides guidance for managing water supplies in buildings where people may drink water; use water for food preparation; wash, shower, swim or use water for other recreational activities; or be exposed to aerosols produced by water-using devices, such as cooling towers. These uses occur in a variety of buildings, such as hospitals, schools, child and aged care, medical and dental facilities, hotels, apartment blocks, sport centers, commercial buildings and transport terminals"--Publisher's description.
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  • Water soluble vitamins 2012, Springer
    Biotin: biochemical, physiological and clinical aspects -- Niacin status and genomic instability in bone marrow cells: mechanisms favoring the progression of leukemogenesis -- Niacin: vitamin and antidyslipidemic drug -- Beyond the antioxidant: the double life of vitamin C -- Vitamin C in sepsis -- Vitamin C transport and its role in the cental nervous system -- Genetic aspects of folate metabolism -- Enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidative effects of folic acid and its reduced derivates -- Folate-linked drugs for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases -- Folate in skin cancer prevention -- Thiamin(e): the spark of life -- Riboflavin in development and cell fate -- Vitamins B6 and cancer -- Vitamin B6 and cardiovascular disease -- Vitamin B6: beyond coenzyme functions -- Cobalamin deficiency -- Biochemistry of B12-cofactors in human metabolism -- Physiological and molecular aspects of cobalamin transport.
  • "Diseases related to inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene are a huge burden in developing countries. It is estimated that 88% of diarrhoeal disease is caused by unsafe water supply, and inadequate sanitation and hygiene (WHO, 2004c). Many schools serve communities that have a high prevalence of diseases related to inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene, and where child malnutrition and other underlying health problems are common. Schools, particularly those in rural areas, often completely lack drinking-water and sanitation and handwashing facilities; alternatively, where such facilities do exist they are often inadequate in both quality and quantity. Schools with poor water, sanitation and hygiene conditions, and intense levels of person-to-person contact, are high-risk environments for children and staff, and exacerbate children's particular susceptibility to environmental health hazards. Children's ability to learn may be affected by inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene conditions in several ways. These include helminth infections (which affect hundreds of millions of school-age children), long-term exposure to chemical contaminants in water (e.g. lead and arsenic), diarrhoeal diseases and malaria infections, all of which force many schoolchildren to be absent from school. Poor environmental conditions in the classroom can also make both teaching and learning very difficult. Girls and boys are likely to be affected in different ways by inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene conditions in schools, and this may contribute to unequal learning opportunities. Sometimes, girls and female teachers are more affected than boys because the lack of sanitary facilities means that they cannot attend school during menstruation. The international policy environment increasingly reflects these issues. Providing adequate levels of water supply, sanitation and hygiene in schools is of direct relevance to the United Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goals of achieving universal primary education, promoting gender equality and reducing child mortality. It is also supportive of other goals, especially those on major diseases and infant mortality." - p. iii
  • Waterborne pathogens 2014, ScienceDirect
    1.Introduction / Helen Bridle -- References -- 2.Overview of Waterborne Pathogens / Helen Bridle -- 2.1.Viruses -- 2.2.Bacteria -- 2.3.Protozoa -- 2.4.Helminths -- 2.5.Summary -- Acknowledgment -- References -- 3.Existing Methods of Waterborne Pathogen Detection / James Green -- 3.1.World health organisation guidelines -- 3.2.Types of monitoring -- 3.3.Fecal indicator monitoring -- 3.4.Direct detection of pathogens -- 3.5.Summary -- References -- 4.Sample Processing / Anna C. Schultz -- 4.1.Background -- 4.2.Sampling -- 4.3.Concentration techniques -- 4.4.Secondary concentration techniques -- 4.5.Nuclei acid extraction for molecular detection -- 4.6.Analytical controls -- 4.7.Summary -- References -- 5.Optical Detection Technologies for Waterborne Pathogens / Helen Bridle -- 5.1.Techniques using labeling -- 5.2.Spectroscopy -- 5.3.Summary -- References -- 6.Electrochemical Detection / Vincent Senez -- 6.1.Introduction -- 6.2.Potentiometry -- 6.3.Voltammetry -- 6.4.Coulometry -- 6.5.Impedance spectroscopy -- 6.6.Dielectrophoresis -- 6.7.Scaling effect -- 6.8.Miniaturized detection of waterborne pathogens -- 6.9.Summary and future outlook -- References -- 7.Biosensors for the Detection of Waterborne Pathogens / Marc Desmulliez -- 7.1.Performance characteristics -- 7.2.Recognition elements -- 7.3.Transduction methods -- 7.4.Biosensors for waterborne viruses -- 7.5.Biosensors for waterborne bacteria -- 7.6.Biosensors for waterborne protozoa -- 7.7.Biosensors for the detection of waterborne parasites -- 7.8.Summary and future outlook -- References -- 8.Molecular Methods for the Detection of Waterborne Pathogens / Kimberley Gilbride -- 8.1.Why molecular methods? -- 8.2.Molecular methods -- 8.3.Current state of pathogen detection in water sources -- 8.4.Fecal source tracking -- 8.5.Summary and future outlook -- References -- 9.Nanotechnology for Detection of Waterborne Pathogens / Helen Bridle -- 9.1.Introduction -- 9.2.Background -- 9.3.Nanotechnology in sample processing -- 9.4.Nanotechnology in pathogen detection -- 9.5.Summary -- References -- 10.Miniaturized Detection Systems / Helen Bridle -- 10.1.Microfluidics -- 10.2.Applications -- 10.3.Summary -- References -- 11.Applications of Emerging Technologies in the Drinking Water Sector / Graham Sprigg -- 11.1.Current position of the UK water industry -- 11.2.Application of WSPs and WSF in the rest of the world -- 11.3.The legislative framework -- 11.4.Pathogens of major concern to the market -- 11.5.Public health policy implications for detection and treatment -- 11.6.Detection and treatment from a market perspective -- 11.7.Market adoption of emerging technologies -- 11.8.Conclusions -- References -- 12.Conclusions / Helen Bridle -- 12.1.Summary -- 12.2.The future of waterborne pathogen monitoring.
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    Expert consensus. Expert consensus: expert meeting group report -- An introduction to emerging waterborne zoonoses and general control principles. Emerging zoonotic diseases and water. What are the criteria for determining whether a disease is zoonotic and water related? Impacts of anthropogenic and environmental factors on the distribution of zoonoses. The control envelope and risk management -- Water-related zoonosis disease impacts--geographical prevalence. Tropical organisms in Asia/Africa/South America. Incidence of the major zoonotic diseases transmitted by water in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. Waterborne outbreaks caused by zoonotic pathogens in the USA. Symptoms, treatments, and health consequences of waterborne zoonotic diseases -- Epidemiological data, case-studies and outbreaks. Epidemiological studies and surveillance. Zoonoses in Scotland--food, water, or contact? Potential public health risk of Campylobacter and other zoonotic waterborne infections in New Zealand -- Categories of waterborne disease organisms. Verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli and other diarrhoeagenic E. coli. Salmonella and other enteric organisms. Prospects of waterborne viral zoonoses. Waterborne zoonotic protozoa. Cyclosporiasis. Major helminth zoonoses in water. Human fascioliasis. Leptospirosis and other potential zoonoses in water -- Analysis of zoonotic microogranisms. Managing risk of waterborne zoonotic disease through water quality surveillance. Faecal source identification. Rapid methods for the detection and enumeration of microorganisms in water -- Prevention and control of waterborne zoonoses. Control of zoonotic waterborne pathogens in animal reservoirs. Control of zoonotic pathogens in animal wastes. Control of zoonotic diseases in drinking-water -- Risk assessment and regulation. A regulatory perspective on zoonotic pathogens in water. The Stockholm framework for guidelines for microbial contaminants in drinking-water. Quantitative microbial risk assessment issues -- Future emerging waterborne zoonoses. Waterborne zoonoses: emerging pathogens and emerging patterns of infection.
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    An introduction to wavefront-guided visual correction / Scott M. Macrae ... [et al.] -- A review of basic wavefront optics / Austin Roorda -- How far can we extend the limits of human vision? / David Williams ... [et al.] -- Ophthalmic wavefront sensing: history and methods / Howard C. Howland -- Retinal imaging using adaptive optics / Austin Roorda and David R. Williams --Assessment of optical quality / Larry N. Thibos and Raymond A. Applegate -- Assessment of visual performance / Raymond A. Applegate, Gene Hilmantel, and Larry N. Thibos -- Metrics to predict the subjective impact of the eye's wave aberration / David R. Williams, Raymond A. Applegate, and Larry N. Thibos -- Wavefront information sampling and fitting, and conversion to a correction / Jim Schwiergerling -- Chromatic aberration and its impact on vision / Larry N. Thibos and Arthur Bradley --Biomaterials for wavefront customization / Liliana Werner, Nick Mamalis, and David J. Apple -- Feasibility of wavefront customized contact lenses / Ian Cox and Michele Lagara -- Aberration-correcting intraocular lenses / Patricia Piers, Sverker Norrby, and Ulrich Mester -- The Calhoun light adjustable lens: a postinsertion method for the correction of refractive errors / Christian A. Sandstelt, Shiao Chang, and Daniel M. Schwartz -- Corneal topographpy and customized ablation / Charles E. Campbell --Combing corneal and ocular wave aberrations / Pablo Artal -- Combining vector planning with wavefront analysis to optimize laser in-situ keratomileusis outcomes / Noel Alpins and Leisa Schmid -- Custom-contoured ablation pattern method for the treatment of irregular astigmatism / Gustavo E. Tamayo and Mario G. Serrano -- Surgeon-guided retreatment of irregular astigmatism and aberrations / Gilles Lafond -- Customized visual correction of presbyopia / Fabrice Manns, Arthur Ho, and Ronald R. Krueger -- The future of customization / Ronald R. Krueger, Scott M. Macrae, and Raymond A. Applegate.Customized ablation using the alcon customcornea platform / George H. Pettit ... [et al.] -- Customized ablation using the VISX wavescan system and the VISX S4 activetrak excimer laser / Junzhong Liang and Douglas D. Koch -- Customized ablation using the Bausch & Lomb zyoptix system / Scott M. Macrae ... [et al.] -- Customized corneal ablation using the Carl Zeiss meditec platform: CRS-Master, WASCA, TOSCA, MEL70, and MEL80 excimer lasers / Dan Z. Reinstein ... [et al.] -- The allegretto wave: a different approach to wavefront-guided ablation / Matthias Maus, Arthur Cummings, and Stefan Tuess -- Clinical results using the Nidek NAVEX platform / Arturo Chayet and Harkaran S. Bains --Optical quality of the eye and aging / Suzanna Marcos ... [et al.] -- Variation in ocular aberrations over seconds, minutes, hours, days, months, and years / Larry N. Thibos and Arthur Bradley -- Accommodation dynamics and its implication on customized corrections / Vikentia J. Katsanevok ... [et al.] -- Implications of pupil size and accommodation dynamics on customized wavefront-guided refractive surgery / Sophia I. Panagopoulou ... [et al.] -- Shack-Hartmann aberrometry: historical principles and clinical applications / Maria Regina Chalita and Ronald R. Krueger --Optimizing Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor / Geunyoung Yoon, Seth Pantanelli, and Scott M. Macrae -- Retinal imaging aberrometry: principles and application of the Tscherning aberrometer / Michael Mrochen ... [et al.]. -- Retinal imaging aberrometry: principles and applications of the Tracey (Ray Tracing) aberrometer / Vasyl Molebny ... [et al.]. -- Retinoscopic double pass aberrometry: principles and application of the nidek opd-scan / Philip M. Buscemi -- Spatially resolved refractometry: principles and application of emory vision interwave aberrometer / Jonathan D. Carr ... [et al.] -- Comparing wavefront devices / Daniel S. Durrie and Erin D. Stahl --Physics of customized corneal ablation / David Huang -- Technology requirements of customized corneal ablation / Ronald R. Krueger -- Eye tracking and alignment in refractive surgery: requirements for customized ablation / Natlie Taylor and Winfried Teiwes -- Wound healing in customized corneal ablation: effect on predictability, fidelity, and stability of refractive outcomes / Joel A.D. Javier, Puwat Charukamneotkanok, and Dimitri T. Azar --
  • We are our brains. First U.S. Edition. [1st U.S. ed.] 2014, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "The culmination of renowned neuroscientist D.F. Swaab's life's work, We Are Our Brains unlocks the mysteries of the most complex organism in the human body, providing a fascinating overview of the brain's role in nearly every aspect of human existence. In short, engaging chapters, Swaab explains what is going on in our brains at every stage of life, including how a fetus's brain develops and the role that pregnancy plays in solidifying certain aspects of our identity; the radical neurological changes that occur during adolescence; what happens when we fall in love; and the neurological basis for a host of different disorders and personality traits."-- Publisher information.
  • Web site cookbook 2006, ProQuest Safari
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  • WebDAV 2004
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    The basics -- Diagnostic clues and "need to know" items -- Lichenoid reaction pattern -- Psoriasiform reaction pattern -- Spongiotic reaction pattern -- Vesiculobullous reaction pattern -- Granulomatous reaction pattern -- Vasculopathic reaction pattern -- Disorders of epidermal maturation and keratinization -- Disorders of pigmentation -- Disorders ofcollagen -- Disorders of elastic tissue -- Cutaneous mucinoses -- Cutaneous deposits -- Diseases of cutaneous appendages -- Cysts, sinuses, and pits -- Panniculitis -- Metabolic and storage diseases -- Miscellaneous conditions -- Cutaneous drug reactions -- Reactions to physical agents -- Cutaneous infections and infestations -- Bacterial and rickettsial infections -- Spirochetal infections -- Mycoses and algal infections -- Viral diseases -- Protozoal infections -- Marine injuries -- Helminth infestations -- Arthropod-induced diseases -- Tumors of the epidermis -- Lentigines, nevi, and melanomas -- Tumors of cutaneous appendages -- Fibrous tumors and tumor-like proliferations -- Tumors of fat -- Tumors of muscle, cartilage, and bone -- Neural and neuroendocrine tumors -- Vascular tumors -- Cutaneous metastases -- Cutaneous non-lymphoid infiltrates -- Cutaneous lymphomatous and leukemic infiltrates.
  • An approach to the interpretation of skin biopsies -- Diagnostic clues -- The lichenoid reaction pattern ('interface dermatitis') -- The psoriasiform reaction pattern -- The spongiotic reaction pattern -- The vesiculobullous reaction pattern -- The granulomatous reaction pattern -- The vasculopathic reaction pattern -- Disorders of epidermal maturation and keratinization -- Disorders of pigmentation -- Disorders of collagen -- Disorders of elastic tissue -- Cutaneous mucinoses -- Cutaneous deposits -- Diseases of cutaneous appendages -- Cysts, sinuses, and pits -- Panniculitis -- Metabolic and storage diseases -- Miscellaneous conditions -- Cutaneous drug reactions -- Reactions to physical agents -- Cutaneous infections and infestations - histological patterns -- Bacterial and rickettsial infections -- Spirochetal infections -- Mycoses and algal infections -- Viral diseases -- Protozoal infections -- Marine injuries -- Helminth infestations -- Arthropod-induced diseases -- Tumors of the epidermis -- Lentigines, nevi, and melanomas -- Tumors of cutaneous appendages -- Tumors and tumor-like proliferations of fibrous and related tissues -- Tumors of fat -- Tumors of muscle, cartilage, and bone -- Neural and neuroendocrine tumors -- Vascular tumors -- Cutaneous metastases -- Cutaneous infiltrates - non-lymphoid -- Cutaneous infiltrates - lymphomatous and leukemic.
  • "As women of childbearing age have become heavier, the trade-off between maternal and child health created by variation in gestational weight gain has become more difficult to reconcile. Weight Gain During Pregnancy responds to the need for a reexamination of the 1990 Institute of Medicine guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy. It builds on the conceptual framework that underscored the 1990 weight gain guidelines and addresses the need to update them through a comprehensive review of the literature and independent analyses of existing databases. The book explores relationships between weight gain during pregnancy and a variety of factors (e.g., the mother's weight and height before pregnancy) and places this in the context of the health of the infant and the mother, presenting specific, updated target ranges for weight gain during pregnancy and guidelines for proper measurement. New features of this book include a specific range of recommended gain for obese women. Weight Gain During Pregnancy is intended to assist practitioners who care for women of childbearing age, policy makers, educators, researchers, and the pregnant women themselves to understand the role of gestational weight gain and to provide them with the tools needed to promote optimal pregnancy outcomes."--Back cover.
  • Weight of modernity 2012, Springer
    The Big Australian: Obesity in the Modern World --An Intergenerational Study Design --From Habit to Choice: Transformations in Family Dining Over Three Generations --How Convenience Is Shaping Australian Diets: The Disappearing Dessert --From Sociable Leisure to Exhaustion: A Tale of Two Revolutions --Fitness Marginalises Fun and Friendship --The Rise of Automobility --The Weight of Time: From Full to Fragmented in 50 Years --Social Forces Shaping Life Chances and Life Choices --Restoring Coherence to a Stressed Social System /Cathy Banwell, Dorothy Broom, Anna Davies, Jane Dixon.
  • Networks and fundamental concepts -- Approximately factorizable networks -- Different types of network concepts -- Adjacency functions and their topological effects -- Correlation and gene co-expression networks -- Geometric interpretation of correlation networks using the singular value decomposition -- Constructing networks from matrices -- Clustering procedures and module detection -- Evaluating whether a module is preserved in another network -- Association measures and statistical significance measures -- Structural equation models and directed networks -- Integrated weighted correlation network analysis of mouse liver gene expression data -- Networks based on regression models and prediction methods -- Networks between categorical or discretized numeric variables -- Network based on the joint probability distribution of random varaibles.
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  • Welfare of cats 2007, Springer
    Cat behaviour : social organization, communication, and development / by Sharon L. Crowell-Davis -- The assessment of welfare / by Rachel A. Casey and John W.S. Bradshaw -- The human-cat relationship / by Penny L. Bernstein --Behaviour problems and welfare / by Sarah E. Heath -- Cat overpopulation in the United States / by Philip H. Kass -- The welfare of feral cats / by Margaret R. Slater -- Housing and welfare / by Irene Rochlitz -- Disease and welfare / by Kit Sturgess -- Nutrition and welfare / by Kit Sturgess and Karyl J. Hurley -- Breeding and welfare / by Andreas Steiger.
  • Welfare of cattle 2008, Springer
    Introduction: what is animal welfare? -- Health, disease, and productivity -- Stress and physiological indicators of animal welfare -- Animal behaviour -- Acute or short-term challenges to animal welfare -- Housing for adult cattle -- Housing for growing animals -- Feeding and nutrition -- Stockmanship and the interactions between people and cattle -- Conclusions.
  • Welfare of sheep 2008, Springer
  • "The most comprehensive textbook on the thyroid appears in an extensively revised 10th edition. This classic text provides comprehensive coverage of every aspect of thyroid anatomy, development, biochemistry, physiology, pathophysiology, and treatment of all thyroid disorders. This edition has a more international group of contributors and new chapters on surgical management of thyroid cancer, thyroid disrupters and thyroid hormone analogs. Chapters address clinical controversies regarding subclinical hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism"--Provided by publisher.
  • Western maternity and medicine, 1880-1990 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "By shedding light on how doctors cope with the stresses and responsibilities of patients, colleagues, lawyers, and their personal lives, she explains why it is important that patients know how emotions influence the way physicians treat their patients both medically and interpersonally. Exploring the full range of human emotion--from the fear of making a fatal mistake to the pride and elation of triumphing over death, What Doctors Feel allows patients at the other end of the stethoscope to have a good listen to the beat of the emotional life behind the white coat."--Beacon Press.
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  • What matters in medicine 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "Primary care has come into the limelight with the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the unchecked and unsustainable rise in American health care expenditures, and the crest of Baby Boomers who are now Medicare-eligible and entering the most health care-intensive period of their lives. Yet how much is really known about primary care? What Matters in Medicine: Lessons from a Life in Primary Care is a look at the past, present, and future of general practice, which is not only the predecessor to the modern primary care movement, but its foundation. Through memoir and conversation, Dr. David Loxterkamp reflects on the heroes and role models who drew him to family medicine and on his many years in family practice in a rural Maine community, and provides a prescription for change in the way that doctors and patients approach their shared contract for good health and a happy life. This book will be useful to those on both sides of primary care, doctors and patients alike." -- [Publisher-supplied data]
  • What patients teach 2013, ebrary
    Being a patient is a unique interpersonal experience but it is also a universal human experience. The relationships formed when we are patients can also teach some of life's most important lessons, and these relationships provide a special window into ethics, especially the ethics of healthcare professionals. This book answers two basic questions: As patients see it, what things allow relationships with healthcare providers to become therapeutic? What can this teach us about healthcare ethics? This volume presents detailed descriptions and analyses of 50 interviews with 58 patients, representing a wide spectrum of illnesses and clinician specialties. The authors argue that the structure, rhythm, and horizon of routine patient care are ultimately grounded in patient vulnerability and clinician responsiveness. From the short interview segments, the longer vignettes and the full patient stories presented here emerge the neglected dimensions of healthcare and healthcare ethics. What becomes visible is an ethics of everyday interdependence, with mutual responsibilities that follow from this moral symbiosis. Both professional expressions of healthcare ethics and the field of bioethics need to be informed and reformed by this distinctive, more patient-centered, turn in how we understand both patient care as a whole and the ethics of care more specifically. The final chapters present revised codes of ethics for health professionals, as well as the implications for medical and health professions education.
  • What sustains life? 2006, Springer
    What sustains life? an overview -- The pilgrimage: highlights in our understanding of products and components of living organisms -- Likelihood of life's protein machines: extravagant in construction yet efficient in function -- Consilient mechanisms for diverse protein-based machines: the efficient comprehensive hydrophobic effect -- On the evolution of protein-based machines: toward complexity of structure and diversity of function -- Biology thrives near a movable cusp of insolubility -- Consilient mechanisms for the protein-based machines of biology -- Advanced materials for the future: protein-based materials with potential to sustain individual health and societal development -- Appendix 1. Mechanics of elastin: molecular mechanism of biological elasticity and its relationship to contraction / Dan W. Urry and Timothy M. Parker -- Appendix 2. Development of elastic protein-based polymers as materials for acoustic absorption / Dan W. Urry... [et al.]
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    From publisher description: With What to Eat, this renowned nutritionist takes us on a guided tour of the supermarket, explaining the issues with verve and wit as well as a scientist's expertise and a food lover's experience. Today's supermarket is ground zero for the food industry, a place where the giants of agribusiness compete for sales with profits, not nutrition or health, in mind. Nestle walks us through the supermarket, section by section: produce, dairy, meat, fish, packaged foods, breads, juices, bottled waters, and more. Along the way, she untangles the issues, decodes the labels, clarifies the health claims, and debunks the sales hype. She tells us how to make sensible choices based on freshness, taste, nutrition, health, effects on the environment, and, of course, price. With Nestle as our guide, we learn what it takes to make wise food choices and are inspired to act with confidence on that knowledge. What to Eat is the guide to healthy eating today: comprehensive, provocative, revealing, rich in common sense, informative, and a pleasure to read.
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    A Nation transformed -- A Quarter century of research -- Looking to the future.
  • The purpose of this book is twofold: First, it provides an up-to-date overview of the field of surgical oncology for surgeons in training. Particular attention is devoted to the principles of surgery, but important aspects of radiation and medical oncology are also discussed. Furthermore, diagnostic, staging, and treatment algorithms are presented that will offer invaluable assistance in management decision making. The second aim of the book is to offer a comprehensive reference source on the role of surgery in curative and palliative management for medical and radiation oncologists (in practice and in training) and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of cancer patients. The full range of cancer types is covered in a practical, multidisciplinary approach, and additional chapters are devoted to pediatric malignancies, the role of new surgical technologies, and surgical emergencies.
  • Cellular responses to injury -- Acute inflammation, healing and repair -- Chronic inflammation -- Infections of histological importance -- Amyloidosis -- Disorders of growth -- Dysplasia and neoplasia -- Atherosclerosis -- Thrombosis and embolism -- Infarction -- Cardiovascular system -- Respiratory system -- Gastrointestinal system -- Liver and pancreaticobiliary system -- Urinary system -- Lymphoid and haematopoietic systems -- Female reproductive system -- Breast -- Male reproductive system -- Endocrine system -- Skin -- Bone and soft tissues -- Nervous system.
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    Cell structure and function -- Cell cycle and replication -- Blood -- Supporting/connective tissues -- Epithelial tissues -- Muscle -- Nervous tissues -- Circulatory system -- Skin -- Skeletal tissues -- Immune system -- Respiratory system -- Oral tissues -- Gastrointestinal tract -- Liver and pancreas -- Urinary system -- Endocrine system -- Male reproductive system -- Female reproductive system -- Central nervous system -- Special sense organs -- Appendix 1: Introduction to microscopy -- Appendix 2: Notes on staining and techniques -- Appendix 3: Glossary of terms.
  • Take a simple approach to understanding the fundamentals with Wheater's Functional Histology. Offering concise text accompanied by hundreds of captions and images of histology slides, this best-selling textbook will equip you with all the must-know histology information you need to complete your courses and ace your exams. Recognize the microscopic structure of normal human tissues and how it relates to function with the help of over 900 high-quality histology images and illustrations.Master how to apply histology in a clinical context through coverage of common clinical conditions in each chapter.Access the entire contents online at Student Consult, including all of the images, a virtual histolab, and USMLE-style self-assessment questions and rationales.
  • This one-of-a-kind review book combines hundreds of full USMLE-style questions with high-quality, full-colour illustrations and colour photomicrographs from the Wheater's texts enabling you to confidently prepare for exams.
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    "Magic white coats": forms of denial and other internal obstacles to becoming a patient -- "The medical self": self-doctoring and choosing doctors -- "Screw-ups" in the system and in care: external obstacles faced in becoming patients -- "They treated me as if I were dead": peripheralization and discrimination -- "Coming out" as patients: disclosures of illness -- Double lens: contrasting views and uses of medical knowledge -- "Being 'strong'": workaholism, burnout, and coping -- "Once a doctor, always a doctor?": retirement -- "Touched by the light": spiritual beliefs and their obstacles -- Us vs. them: treating patients differently -- Improving education: can empathy be taught? -- Conclusions: the professional self."Magic white coats": forms of denial and other internal obstacles to becoming a patient -- "The medical self": self-doctoring and choosing doctors -- "Screw-ups": external obstacles faced in becoming patients -- "They treated me as if I were dead": peripheralization and discrimination -- "Coming out" as patients: disclosures of illness -- Double lens: contrasting views and uses of medical knowledge -- "Being 'strong'": workaholism, burnout, and coping -- "Once a doctor, always a doctor?": retirement -- "Touched by the light": spiritual beliefs and their obstacles -- Us vs. them: treating patients differently -- Improving education: can empathy be taught? -- Conclusions: the professional self.
  • When doctors kill 2010, Springer
    Part 1. Ethics and the Physician -- In the Beginning -- Perfect Intentions, Imperfect People -- Part 2. When Doctors Kill -- The Alpha Killers: Three Prolific Murderous Doctors -- America's Contribution to Medical Mayhem -- International Men of Mystery: Other Medical Murderers -- To Catch a Killer: Investigating Serial Murders -- The Nazi Murders -- Part 3. In the Name of Science -- Hitler's “Scientists” -- Made in Japan: Unethical Experiments -- Good Old Fashioned American Ingenuity - and Evil -- Physician Kill Thyself: The Story of Dr. Gwinn E. Puig -- Part 4. Politics and Medicine -- Libel Plots Against Physicians (Who Killed Dr. Zhivago?) -- Judge, Jury, Executioner, and Doctor -- Trading Treatment for Terror -- Guilty Until Proven Innocent -- Part 5. What Now? -- Euthanasia, and Assisted Suicide: What Would Hippocrates Do? -- Malpractice or Murder? -- It's All Natural! -- Contagious Caregivers -- Fictitious Physicians: Where Has Marcus Welby Gone? -- Doctors to the Stars.
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    The first modern patient : the public death of Lou Gehrig -- Crazy or just high-strung? : Jimmy Piersall's mental illness -- Picturing illness : Margaret Bourke-White publicizes Parkinson's disease -- Politician as patient : John Foster Dulles battles cancer -- No stone unturned : the fight to save Brian Piccolo's life -- Persistent patient : Morris Abram as experimental subject -- Unconventional healing : Steve Mcqueen's Mexican journey -- Medicine's blind spots : the delayed diagnosis of Rita Hayworth -- Hero or victim? : Barney Clark and the technological imperative -- "You murdered my daughter" : Libby Zion and the reform of medical education -- Patient activism goes Hollywood : how America fought AIDS -- The last angry man and woman : Lorenzo Odone's parents fight the medical establishment.
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  • Whiplash 2012, ScienceDirect
    Providing a balanced, evidence-based discussion of whiplash and its associated disorders, Whiplash: A Patient Centered Approach to Management compiles information from many sources into a single, definitive reference. It clearly delineates rationales and procedures, covering cervical spine anatomy, neurology, kinesiology, epidemiology, patient history and assessment, imaging, soft tissue injuries, articular lesions, rehabilitation, and prognosis. Using numerous full-color photos and illustrations, an expert author team led by Dr. Meridel Gatterman offers concrete guidelines for a patient-centered approach to care of whiplash and whiplash-related conditions -- one that recommends minimally invasive procedures and therapies whenever possible. A companion Evolve website includes video clips showing stretching exercises, printable patient handouts, and narrated PowerPoint slides. A patient-centered approach to care emphasizes working with patients as partners, with both preferring minimally invasive procedures and therapies where appropriate, in a way that promotes self-healing, a holistic approach to the patient, and a humanistic attitude with regard to the patient/practitioner relationship. An easy-to-follow organization helps you to clearly identify whiplash and plan a course of treatment, beginning with an in-depth description of whiplash and the various approaches to treatment and moving on to cover the anatomy of the cervical spine, the mechanism of injury, physical examination, and imaging, then continuing with the management of whiplash injuries and complications such as headaches and joint injuries. Full-color photos and illustrations clarify concepts and procedures. Evidence-based content is based on findings in current literature, and cited in chapter references. Coverage of both typical and less common types of whiplash injuries helps you accurately assess varied symptoms and avoid overlooking any related signs and symptoms. Detailed coverage of the relationship between the cervical spine and the cervical distribution of the autonomic nervous system helps you recognize the potential complications of whiplash and how nerve anatomy informs these complications. More than 20 tables and charts provide a quick reference to facilitate review of the material. A glossary provides definitions and pronunciations of terms related to whiplash. Expert author Meridel Gatterman, MA, DC, MEd, is one of the leading chiropractic academics in the U.S., has written several other chiropractic textbooks and many peer-reviewed journal articles, has served as both a Dean and Director for two different chiropractic schools, and currently acts as a Consultant to the Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners. A companion Evolve website includes video clips of a chiropractor performing stretching exercises, plus an image collection, narrated PowerPoint slides, and printable patient handouts.
  • The new edition of this book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of whiplash-associated disorders, focusing in particular on a functional approach to clinical and instrumental diagnosis and rehabilitative treatment. It fully reflects the changes in our understanding of whiplash injuries since the first edition, and in particular the increased awareness that whiplash is a whole-body trauma in which forces act progressively from the lumbar region to the brain, through the cervical spine. Detailed attention is paid to the functional connections between the sense organs of the inner ear, the sympathetic system, and the spine with a view to optimizing diagnosis and treatment. It is explained how various treatment options can be employed to best effect in patients with different symptoms, following, but updating, the well-known Quebec Task Force guidelines. Underestimated aspects such as positional vertigo, somatic tinnitus, temporomandibular disorders, and back pain are also considered. This book will be an invaluable tool in everyday clinical practice for all who are involved in the diagnosis and treatment of whiplash injury.
  • Whiplash injury 2012, Springer
    In the past two decades much has been published on whiplash injury, yet both the confusion regarding the condition and the medicolegal discussion surrounding it have increased. In this scenario, a guide to recent and current international research in the field is more necessary than ever. Especially functional imaging methods â" such as single-photon emission tomography, positron emission tomography, functional MRI, and hybrid techniques â" have demonstrated a variety of significant brain alterations. This book accordingly offers a critical approach to the challenging interpretation of the new research data obtained using functional neuroimaging in whiplash injury. It covers all aspects, including the imaging tools themselves and the different methods of image analysis. Whiplash Injury: New Methods of Functional Neuroimaging will hopefully help patients, their relatives and friends, physicians, and others to understand this condition as a disease.
  • White coat tales 2008, Springer
    Pt. 1. Heroes, diseases and remedies. Heroes in medical history -- Diseases that changed history -- Drugs and other remedies -- pt. 2. The heritage and culture of medicine. Medical words and phrases -- Whose syndrome? Stories of medical eponyms -- Medical abbreviations, acronyms, euphemisms, jargon, and slang -- Medical aphorisms -- Memorable medical quotations -- pt. 3. Clinical notes and medical misadventures. Famous persons as patients -- Misadventures: myths, misinformation, blunders, and wrongdoing -- Now and future practice.
  • The first book to provide a systematic expert summary of normal white matter morphology as well as white matter injury following stroke and other CNS injuries. White matter injury can result from both ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke as well as a host of other CNS diseases and conditions such as neonatal injuries, neurodegenerative disorders including Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injuries, carbon monoxide poisoning, and drug or alcohol overdoses. The extent of white matter injury is extremely important to patient outcomes. Several recent technological developments including advanced neuroimaging and the breeding of new rodent models of white matter injury have provided growing insight into initial damage and repair after a stroke or other damaging event.
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    1. Introduction -- 2. Methodology -- 3. Construction of the weight velocity standards -- 4. Construction of the length velocity standards -- 5. Construction of the head circumference velocity standards -- 6. Computation of centiles and z-scores for velocities based on weight, length and head circumference -- 7. Discussion -- 8. Bibliography -- Appendix B Model specifications of the WHO child growth velocity standards -- Appendix C Results from analyses related to regression to the mean.
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    Introduction and overview of the classification of the myeloid neoplasms -- Myeloproliferative neoplasms -- Myeloid and lymphoid neoplasms with eosinophilia and abnormalities of PDGFRA, PDGFRB or FGFR1 -- Myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms -- Myelodysplastic syndromes -- Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and related precursor neoplasms -- Acute leukaemias of ambiguous lineage -- Introduction and overview of the classification of the lymphoid neoplasms -- Precursor lymphoid neoplasms -- Mature B-cell neoplasms -- Mature T-and NK-cell neoplasms -- Hodgkin lymphoma -- Immunodeficiency-associated lymphoproliferative disorders -- Histiocytic and dendritic cell neoplasms.
  • Astrocytic Tumours -- Oligodendroglial Tumours -- Ependymal Tumours -- Choroid Plexus Tumours -- Other Neuroepithelial Tumours -- Neuronal and Mixed Neuronal- Glial Tumours -- Tumours of the Pineal Region -- Embryonal Tumours -- Tumours of the Cranial and Paraspinal Nerves -- Meningeal Tumours -- Tumours of the Haematopoietic System -- Germ Cell Tumours -- Familial Tumour Syndromes involving the Nervous System -- Tumours of the Sellar Region --Metastatic Tumours of the CNS.
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    Map volume [v.1] / C.K. Ong ... [et al.] -- Text volume [v.2] / G. Bodeker ... [et al.].
  • I. Magnitude of falls : a worldwide overview -- II. Active ageing: a framework for the global strategy for the prevention of falls in older age -- III. Determinants of active ageing as they relate to falls in older age -- IV. Challenges for prevention of falls in older age -- V. Examples of effective policies and interventions
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  • "The purpose of this publication is to provide its users with guidance to identify, acquire and use the information needed to assess chemical hazards, exposures and the corresponding health risks in their given health risk assessment contexts at local and/or national levels. The toolkit provides information for conducting a human health risk assessment, identifies information that must be gathered to complete an assessment and provides electronic links to international resources from which the user can obtain information and methods essential for conducting the human health risk assessment"--Publisher's description.
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  • "The WHO Recommended Classification of Pesticides by Hazard was approved by the 28th World Health Assembly in 1975 and has since gained wide acceptance. ... Guidelines were first issued in 1978, and have since been revised and reissued every few years. Up until the present revision the original guidelines approved by the World Health Assembly in 1975 have been followed without amendment. In December, 2002 the United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods and on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNCETDG/GHS) approved a document called 'The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals' with the intent to provide a globally-harmonized system1 (GHS) to address classification of chemicals, labels, and safety data sheets. ... For this revision of the Classification the WHO Hazard Classes have been aligned in an appropriate way with the GHS Acute Toxicity Hazard Categories for acute oral or dermal toxicity as the starting point for allocating pesticides to a WHO Hazard Class (with adjustments for individual pesticides where required). ... The GHS Acute Toxicity Hazard Category for each pesticide is now presented alongside the existing information." - p. 1.
  • Second in a series of WHO reports on the global tobacco epidemic. Tracks the status of the tobacco epidemic and the impact of interventions implemented to stop it.
  • This landmark new report presents the first comprehensive worldwide analysis of tobacco use and control efforts. It provides countries with a roadmap to reverse the devastating global tobacco epidemic that could kill up to one billion people by the end of this century. The report outlines the MPOWER package, a set of six key tobacco control measures that reflect and build on the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
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  • Basic notions of critical ultrasound -- The ultrasound equipment -- Specific notions of critical ultrasound in the critically ill -- Introduction to abdominal ultrasound: normal patterns -- Peritoneum -- Gastrointestinal tract -- Liver -- Gallbladder -- Urinary tract -- Various targets in the abdomen (spleen, adrenals, pancreas, lymph nodes) -- Aorta -- Principles of examination of the deep veins in the critically ill -- Principles of examination of the deep veins in the critically ill [same title as chapter 12 before?] -- Introduction to lung ultrasound -- Pleural effusion -- Lung: alveolar syndrome -- Lung and interstitial syndrome -- Pneumothorax -- Basic applications of lung ultrasound in the critically ill: 1-a bedside alternative to CT and other irradiating techniques -- Basic applications of lung ultrasound in the critically ill: 2-the ultrasound approach of an acute respiratory failure: the BLUE protocol -- Applications of lung ultrasound in the critically ill: 3-lung ultrasound in the neonate -- Simple emergency cardiac sonography -- Simple critical ultrasound considering hemodynamic therapy: our limited investigation -- Head and neck -- Soft tissues and miscellaneous areas -- Interventional ultrasound -- Ultrasound in the surgical intensive care unit, some peculiarities -- Critical ultrasound outside the intensive care unit -- Analytic study of severe and/or frequent situations in the critically ill -- Free considerations -- A way to learn critical ultrasound -- Critical ultrasound, not just a new technique: also a philosophy.
  • Whole person care 2011, Springer
    Whole Person Care / Tom A. Hutchinson -- Suffering, Whole Person Care, and the Goals of Medicine / Eric J. Cassell -- The Healing Journey / Tom A. Hutchinson, Balfour M. Mount and Michael Kearney -- The Challenge of Medical Dichotomies and the Congruent Physician-Patient Relationship in Medicine / Tom A. Hutchinson and James R. Brawer -- Separation-Attachment Theory in Illness and the Role of the Healthcare Practitioner / Gregory Fricchione -- Empathy, Compassion, and the Goals of Medicine / Stephen Liben -- Mindfulness and Whole Person Care / Patricia L. Dobkin -- Healing, Wounding, and the Language of Medicine / Abraham Fuks -- Death Anxiety: The Challenge and the Promise of Whole Person Care / Sheldon Solomon and Krista Lawlor -- Whole Person Self-Care: Self-Care from the Inside Out / Michael Kearney and Radhule Weininger -- Prevention and Whole Person Care / Tom A. Hutchinson -- Whole Person Care and Complementary and Alternative Therapies / Mary Grossman -- Spiritual Dimensions of Whole Person Care / Abdu'l-Missagh Ghadirian -- Whole Person Care and the Revolution in Genetics / David S. Rosenblatt and Jennifer Fitzpatrick -- Whole Person Care on a Busy Medical Ward / Gordon L. Crelinsten -- Teaching Whole Person Care in Medical School / Helen McNamara and J. Donald Boudreau -- Whole Person Care, Professionalism, and the Medical Mandate / Richard L. Cruess and Sylvia R. Cruess -- Whole Person Care: Conclusions / Tom A. Hutchinson.
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    A biographical dictionary of medical eponyms. It presents a complete survey of all medical phenomena named for a person, with a biography of that person.
  • Wicked cool Perl scripts 2006, SUNet ID login required to search for this title
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    "Dr. Paul Auerbach and a team of experts offer proven, practical, visual guidance for effectively diagnosing and treating the full range of emergencies and health problems encountered in situations where time and resources are scarce. Every day, more and more people are venturing into the wilderness and extreme environments, or are victims of horrific natural disasters...and many are unprepared for the dangers and aftermath that come with these episodes. This resource equips rescuers and health care professionals to effectively address and prevent injury and illness in the wilderness"--Publisher's description."
  • The term psychoneuroimmunology was originally coined to acknowledge the existence of functional interactions between the brain, the immune system and the endocrine system. As our understanding deepens regarding the interplay between the brain and the way bodies function, the field continues to grow in importance.
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  • William Harvey SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Prologue. A new theory (1636) : 'Blood moves ... in a circle, continuously' -- pt. 1. Raising himself from the ground. A Kentish upbringing (1578-1593) : 'Half farmer and half gentleman' ; Cambridge studies I (1593) : 'Making low legs to a nobleman' ; Cambridge studies II (c.1593-1599) : 'Devoting himself assiduously to his studies' ; Essay 1. Galen, Mondino, and Vesa lius : a brief history of anatomy ; Padual studies I (1599-c1600) : 'Fair Pauda, nursery of the arts' ; Essay 2. A dissection of sacred hearts, feeling hearts, and thinking hearts ; Padual studies II (c.1600-1602) : 'The explosion of anatomy' ; Early years in London (c.1602-c.1610) : 'Begin the world' ; Advances (c.1610-c.1625) : 'Good endeavours bring forth much good frute' -- pt. 2. Placing his head among the stars. A public lecture I (Late 1610s) : Nasty (yet recompensed by admirable variety'
  • William Richard Gowers 1845-1915. First edition [1st ed.] 2012, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "Sir William Richard Gowers was one of the pre-eminent clinical neurologists of the nineteenth century. He is best remembered for his discovery of the eponymous 'Gowers' sign', for his invention of the patella hammer, and for authoring the classic two-volume neurology textbook Manual of Diseases of the Nervous System. To date Dr Gowers has been the subject of only one published biography, while some aspects of Gowers' work have been chronicled in historical works regarding the history of neurology. This book goes into greater detail than ever, presenting the life story behind a great Victorian brain. Illustrated throughout with hundreds of family photographs and original sketches, the authors cover Gowers' early years, his clinical work at Queen Square, his accolades, and friendships with explorers and famous authors. Co-authored by an academic with special access to the Gowers family archives and two leading neurologists, this book is the first definitive reference work on the life of William Richard Gowers." -- [Publisher-supplied data]
  • Williams Gynecology. 2nd ed. 2012, AccessMedicine
    Section 1. Benign General Gynecology -- Section 2. Reproductive Endocrinology, Infertility, and the Menopause -- Section 3. Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery -- Section 4. Gynecologic Oncology -- Section 5. Aspects of Gynecologic Surgery -- Section 6. Atlas of Gynecologic Surgery.
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  • Williams Hematology. 8th ed. 2010, AccessMedicine
    "A comprehensive textbook outlining all facets of hematology"--Provided by publisher.
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  • Williams Obstetrics. 23rd ed. 2010 (23rd ed.), AccessMedicine
    Overview of obstetrics -- Maternal anatomy -- Implantation, embryogenesis, and placental development -- Fetal growth and development -- Maternal physiology -- Parturition -- Preconceptional counseling -- Abortion -- Ectopic pregnancy -- Gestational trophoblastic disease -- Genetics -- Prenatal diagnosis and fetal therapy -- Teratology and medications that affect the fetus -- Antepartum assessment -- Fetal imaging -- Normal labor and delivery -- Intrapartum assessment -- Obstetrical anesthesia -- Abnormal labor -- Disorders of amnionic fluid volume -- Labor induction -- Forceps delivery and vacuum extraction -- Breech presentation and delivery -- Cesarean delivery and peripartum hysterectomy -- Prior cesarean delivery -- Abnormalities of the placenta, umbilical cord, and membranes -- The newborn infant -- Diseases and injuries of the fetus and newborn -- The puerperium -- Puerperal infection -- Contraception -- Sterilization -- Pregnancy hypertension -- Obstetrical hemorrhage -- Preterm birth -- Postterm pregnancy -- Fetal growth disorders -- Multifetal gestation -- Reproductive tract abnormalities -- General considerations and maternal evaluation -- Critical care and trauma -- Obesity -- Cardiovascular disease -- Chronic hypertension -- Pulmonary disorders -- Thromboembolic disorders -- Renal and urinary tract disorders -- Gastrointestinal disorders -- Hepatic, gallbladder, and pancreatic disorders -- Hematological disorders -- Diabetes -- Thyroid and other endocrine disorders -- Connective-tissue disorders -- Neurological and psychiatric disorders -- Dermatological disorders -- Neoplastic diseases -- Infectious diseases -- Sexually transmitted diseases.
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    Principles of endocrinology -- The endocrine patient -- Genetic control of peptide hormone formation -- Mechanism of action of hormones that act on nuclear receptors -- Mechanism of action of hormones that act at the cell surface -- Laboratory techniques for recognition of endocrine disorders -- Neuroendocrinology -- Anterior pituitary -- Posterior pituitary -- Thyroid physiology and diagnostic evaluation of patients with thyroid disorders -- Thyrotoxicosis -- Hypothyroidism and thyroiditis -- Nontoxic diffuse and nodular goiter and thyroid neoplasia -- The adrenal cortex -- Endocrine hypertension -- The physiology and pathology of the female reproductive axis -- Hormonal contraception -- Testicular disorders -- Sexual dysfunction in men and women -- Endorcine changes in pregnancy -- Endocrinology of fetal development -- Disorders of sex development -- Normal and aberrant growth -- Puberty: ontogeny, neuroendocrinology, physiology, and disorders -- Hormones and athletic performance -- Endocrinology and aging -- Hormones and disorders of mineral metabolism -- Metabolic bone disease -- Kidney stones -- Type 2 diabetes mellitus -- Type 1 diabetes mellitus -- Complications of diabetes mellitus -- Glucose homeostasis and hypoglycemia -- Neuroendocrine control of energy stores -- Obesity -- Disorders of lipid metabolism -- Endocrinology of HIV/AIDS -- Gastrointestinal hormones and gut endocrine tumors -- Pathogenesis of endocrine tumors -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia -- The immunoendocrinopathy syndromes -- Endocrine-responsive cancer -- Humoral manifestations of malignancy -- Carcinoid tumors, carcinoid syndrome, and related disorders.
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    Section I. Hormones and Hormone Action -- Section II. Hypothalamus and Pituitary -- Section III. Thyroid -- Section IV. Adrenal Cortex and Endocrine Hypertension -- Section V. Reproduction -- Section VI. Endocrinology and the Life Span -- Section VII. Mineral Metabolism -- Section VIII. Disorders of Carbohydrate and Metabolism -- Section IX. Body Fat and Lipid Metabolism --Section X. Polyendocrine and Neoplastic Disorders.
  • Differential diagnosis of ocular symptoms -- Differential diagnosis of ocular signs -- Trauma -- Cornea -- Conjunctiva/sclera/iris/external disease -- Eyelid -- Orbit -- Pediatrics -- Glaucoma -- Neuro-ophthalmology -- Retina -- Uveitis -- General ophthalmic problems -- Imaging modalities in ophthalmology.
  • "The thoroughly revised Sixth Edition of this classic reference on ocular disease is the perfect guide for all clinicians who treat eye disorders. Written in a concise outline format, this quick reference is perfect for diagnosis and management of hundreds of ocular conditions. This pocketsize manual covers from symptoms to treatment all ocular disorders likely to be encountered in the office, emergency room, or hospital setting"--Provided by publisher."The goal of the book has always been to provide a quick reference containing concise answers to diagnostic and therapeutic problems that span most of ophthalmology. The Wills Manual provides essential diagnostic tips and specific therapeutic information pertaining to eye disease. These are the issues that the ophthalmology resident, the attending ophthalmologist and the emergency room physician must deal with on a daily basis"--Provided by publisher.
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  • Window of opportunity 2008, Karger
    The biology of growth / N. Cameron -- Human growth and cardiovascular disease / D.J.P. Barker -- The role of growth in heart development / K.L. Thornburg, S. Louey, G.D. Giraud -- Growth and bone development / C. Cooper ... [et al.] -- The role of genes in growth and later health / J.G. Eriksson -- Maternal nutrition before and during pregnancy / T.O. Scholl -- The diabetic pregnancy, macrosomia, and perinatal nutritional programming / A. Plagemann, T. Harder, J.W. Dudenhausen -- Undernutrition and growth restriction in pregnancy / R.L. Bergmann, K.E. Bergmann, J.W. Dudenhausen -- Growth and nutrition : the first six months / L.Ö. Hanson ... [et al.] -- Growth in the first two years of life / D.M. Bier -- Effects of early environment on mucosal immunologic homeostasis, subsequent immune responses and disease outcome / P.L. Ogra, R.C. Welliver Sr. -- Induction of antigen-specific immunity in human neonates and infants / C.B. Wilson, T.R. Kollmann -- Growth and host-pathogen interactions / A.M. Prentice, M.K. Darboe -- Neonatal microbial flora and disease outcome / M.F. Vassallo, W.A. Walker -- Impact of fetal and neonatal viral (and parasitic) infections on later development and disease outcome / Y.A. Maldonado -- Environmental influences on the development of the immune system : consequences for disease outcome / B. Björkstén.
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    This book will help you install, configure, and maintain Microsoft's newest operating system. Written in jargon free English that puts concepts in proper context, the book gives you a better understanding of Vista's innovations and capabilities, teaches you how to leverage Vista to increase worker productivitity, and demonstrates how the system can best protect senstitive data. --p. 4 of cover.
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  • Anemia / David Barth and Jan V. Hirschmann -- Acute leukemias / Douglas C Tkachuk and Jan V. Hirschmann -- Myelodysplastic syndromes / Douglas C. Tkachuk, Kathy Chun and Jan V. Hirschmann -- Chronic myeloproliferative syndromes / Tracy I. George -- Lymphoproliferative disorders / Jan V. Hirschmann, Denis J. Bailey and Douglas C. Tkachuk -- Flow cytometry in the diagnosis of hematopoietic diseases / Steven J. Kussick -- Cytology and laser scanning cytometry / William R. Geddie -- Approach to the microscopic evaluation of blood and bone marrow / Douglas C. Tkachuk and Jan V. Hirschmann.
  • Laboratory Hematology -- The Normal Hematologic System -- Trnasfusion Medicine -- Disorders of Red Cells -- Disorders of Hemostasis and Coagulation -- Benign Disorders of Leukocytes, The Spleen, and/or Immunoglobins -- Hematologic Malignancies -- Transplantation -- Appendices.
  • Wireless security 2012, CRCnetBASE
    1. Introduction -- 2. WLAN -- 3. PDAs -- 4. Mobile phones -- 5. Bluetooth -- 6. Infrared -- 7. Security policy.
  • WISC-IV 2006, ScienceDirect
    WISC-IV interpretation in societal context -- The essentials and beyond -- Advanced interpretative issues with the WISC-IV full scale IQ and general ability index scores -- Advanced clinical interpretation of the WISC-IV index scores -- Essentials of WISC-IV integrated interpretation -- WISC-IV integrated: beyond the essentials -- Advanced WISC-IV and WISC-IV integrated interpretation in context with other measures -- Report writing: a child-centered approach.
  • The WISC-IV in the clinical assessment context / Aurelio Prifitera ... [et al.] -- Clinical interpretation of the WISC-IV FSIQ and GAI / Donald H. Saklofske ... [et al.] -- Interpreting the WISC-IV index scores / Lawrence G. Weiss, Donald H. Saklofske and Aurelio Prifitera -- The WISC-IV integrated / George McCloskey and Art Maerlender -- Integrated multilevel model for branching assessment, instructional assessment, and profile assessment / Virginia W. Berninger, Alnita Dunn, and Ted Alper -- Research-supported differential diagnosis of specific learning disabilities / Virginia W. Berninger and Louise O'Donnell -- Assessment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder with the WISC-IV / Vicki L. Schwean and Donald H. Saklofske -- Assessment of children who are gifted with the WISC-IV / Sara S. Sparrow, Steven I. Pfeiffer, and Tina M. Newman -- Assessment of mental retardation / Jean Spruill, Tom Oakland, and Patti Harrison -- Language disabilities / Elisabeth H. Wiig -- Hard-of-hearing and deaf clients : using the WISC-IV with children who are hard-of-hearing or deaf / Jeffrey P. Braden -- Cultural considerations in the use of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children--fourth edition (WISC-IV) / Josette G. Harris and Antolin M. Llorente -- The WISC-IV and neuropsychological assessment / Keith Owen Yeates and Jacobus Donders -- Assessment of test behaviors with the WISC-IV / Thomas Oakland, Joseph Glutting, and Marley W. Watkins.
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    This book is from the Culture, Context and Quality in Health Sciences Research, Education, Leadership and Patient Care Series directly confronts the challenging times in which the business of healthcare finds itself. With a specific focus on the concept of wisdom, it considers the critical role of leadership in fostering and developing culture in healthcare. Each of the chapters reflect a key component of wisdom and ways to nurture wisdom in both individuals and organizations. It features personal accounts, interviews and case studies demonstrating the benefits of working together as one. Fully referenced and passionately written, this book offers practical solutions for health care educators and leaders at all levels.
  • Wnt signaling 2008, Springer Protocols
    v. 1. Pathway methods and mammalian models -- v. 2. Pathway models.
  • Wolbachia 2007, Karger
    The discovery of Wolbachia in arthropods and nematodes--a historical perspective / Kozek, W.J., Rao, R.U. -- Wolbachia : evolutionary significance in nematodes / Casiraghi, M., Ferri, E., Bandi, C. -- Wolbachia endosymbionts : an Achilles' heel of filarial nematodes / Hoerauf, A., Pfarr, K. -- It takes two : lessons from the first nematode Wolbachia genome sequence / Pfarr, K., Foster, J., Slatko, B. -- Coexist, cooperate and thrive : Wolbachia as long-term symbionts of filarial nematodes / Fenn, K., Blaxter, M. -- Insights into Wolbachia biology provided through genomic analysis / Yamada, R. ... [et al.] -- Wolbachia symbiosis in arthropods / Clark, M.E. -- Wolbachia and its importance in veterinary filariasis / Kramer, L. ... [et al.] -- Wolbachia and onchocerca volvulus : pathogenesis of river blindness / Daehnel, K. ... [et al.].
  • Woman who walked into the sea SU Catalog, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Presents a medical and social history of a devastating hereditary neurological disorder, Huntington's disease, once demonized as 'the witchcraft disease'. She explores the changing meanings of heredity, disability, stigma, and medical knowledge among ordinary people as well as scientists and physicians.This work presents a groundbreaking medical and social history of a devastating hereditary neurological disorder once demonized as 'the witchcraft disease'. When Phebe Hedges, a woman in East Hampton, New York, walked into the sea in 1806, she made visible the historical experience of a family affected by the dreaded disorder of movement, mind, and mood her neighbours called St. Vitus' dance. Doctors later spoke of Huntington's chorea, and today it is known as Huntington's disease. This book is the first history of Huntington's in America. Starting with the life of Phebe Hedges, Alice Wexler uses Huntington's as a lens to explore the changing meanings of heredity, disability, stigma, and medical knowledge among ordinary people as well as scientists and physicians.She addresses these themes through three overlapping stories: the lives of a nineteenth-century family once said to 'belong to the disease'; the emergence of Huntington's chorea as a clinical entity; and, the early-twentieth-century transformation of this disorder into a cautionary eugenics tale. In our own era of expanding genetic technologies, this history offers insights into the social contexts of medical and scientific knowledge, as well as the legacy of eugenics in shaping both the knowledge and the lived experience of this disease.--Publisher's summary.
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  • Women and health 2009, WHO
  • Women in biotechnology 2008, Springer
  • Women over 50 2007, Springer
    Body image issues of women over 50 /Joan C. Chrisler --Women and sex at midlife : desire, dysfunction, and diversity /Maureen C. McHugh --Living longer, healthier lives /Susan D. Lonborg and Cheryl B. Travis --On the move : exercise, leisure activities, and midlife women /Ruth L. Hall --The well-being and quality of life of women over 50 : a gendered-age perspective /Varda Muhlbauer --Enjoying the returns : women's friendships after 50 /Suzanna M. Rose --Contemporary midlife grandparenthood /Liat Kulik --Women over 50 : caregiving issues /Rosalie J. Ackerman and Martha E. Banks --Work and retirement : challenges and opportunities for women over 50 /Judith A. Sugar --Empowerment : a prime time for women over 50 /Florence L. Denmark and Maria D. Klara.
  • Women's health and mortality chartbook 2004, Natl Cent Health Stat
    Includes: death rates; health risk factors; preventive care utilization; and, health insurance coverage.
  • Contraception / Lynda M. Bascelli -- Premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder / Harris B. Cohen -- Menopause / Janice E. Nevin and Deborah Ehrenthal -- Osteoporosis / Colleen Veloski -- Women and coronary heart disease / Susan Mather -- Sexual problems / Lenore Tiefer -- Irritable bowel syndrome / Deborah M. Bethards and Ann Ouyang -- Urinary incontinence / Harriette M. Scarpero and Tamara G. Bavendam --Diabetes in women / Ronald A. Codario -- Polycystic ovarian syndrome / Katherine Sherif -- Cervical cancer detection and prevention / Amy L. Clouse -- Breast disorders / Lori Jardines -- Thyroid disorders / M. Hamed Farooqi and Serge A. Jabbour -- Women's oral health issues / Barbara J. Steinberg ... [et al.] -- Eating disorders / Amy L. Clouse -- Psychiatric disorders in women / Brenda J. Butler -- Intimate partner violence / Connie Mitchell and Deirdre Anglin.
  • Pt. 1. Pelvic vascular interventions -- pt. 2. Fallopian tube interventions -- pt. 3. Spine interventions -- pt. 4. Lower extremity venous interventions.
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    Prodromal phase of sychosis in adolescent women / Jean Addington and Frauke T.K. Schultze-Lutter -- Substance use, abuse, and dependence in adolescent girls / Sheila B. Blume, Monica L. Zilberman, Hermano Tavares -- The origins of emotion regulation: clinical presentation and neurobiology / Ruth A. Lanius, Robyn L. Bluhm, and Clare Pain -- Sect. IV. Adulthood / Sarah E. Romans. Gender differences in depression and anxiety disorders / Gail Erlick Robinson -- Substance use and abuse in women / Monica L. Zilberman and Sheila B. Blume -- Psychotic disorders in women / Jayashri Kulkarni -- Sexuality and sexual disorders in women / Rosemary Basson -- Post-traumatic stress disorder / Debra Kaminer and Soraya Seedat -- Living with intellectual disability / Elspeth A. Bradley, Yona Lunsky, and Marika Konossy --Sect. I. Introduction. A relational-cultural theory of human development: the power of connection / Judith V. Jordan. Commentary / Malkah Notman and Carol Nadelson, Mary Kay O'Neil -- Women, culture, and development / Lisa Francesca Andermann. Commentary / Charmaine C. Williams -- Women and stress / Elaine Walker ... [et al.]. Commentary / Soraya Seedat and Debra Kaminer -- Sect. II. Childhood / Mani N. Pavuluri. Depression and anxiety in girls / Katharina Manassis -- Gender identity disorder in girls / Susan J. Bradley and Kenneth J. Zucker -- Developmental pathways of ADHD / Florence Levy -- Conduct disorders in girls / Ellen L. Lipman and David R. Offord -- Sect. III. Adolescence / Leah K. Andrews and M. Louise Webster. Eating disorders and body image in adolescence / Cynthia M. Bulik and Lauren Reba --Sect. V. Reproduction / Berit Schei and Marsha M. Cohen. Menstrual cycles and mental health / Judith H. Gold -- Pregnancy and mental health / Anne Buist -- Postpartum and its mental health problems / Sophie Grigoriadis -- Menopause and mental health / Donna E. Stewart and Mona J. Khalid -- Mothering and depression / Sydney L. Hans -- Sect. VI. Aging / Helen F.K. Chiu. The psychosocial challenge for older women / Anne Hassett -- Aging and cognition in women / Chris Perkins -- Vicissitudes and disappointments: loss and illness in late live / Pamela Melding -- Sect. VII. Health services for women / Joan Busfield. Mental health services for women / Anne E. Rhodes -- Women's mental health: from hysteria to human rights / Jill A. Astbury -- Mental health services for women in Third World countries and immigrant women / Nalini Pandalangat.
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    Opening gambits -- The middle game -- Puffing and panting : the jamboree -- The end game -- Epilogue -- Afterword.
  • Part I. The Woven Story of Anesthesia: Eras, Exemplars, and Looking Forward -- 1. History to 1798 -- 2. The Half Century Before Ether Day -- 3. 1844-1846: The Discovery and Demonstration of Anesthesia -- 4. 1846-1860: Following the Discovery of Anesthesia -- 5. 1860-1910: The Specialty of Anesthesia Develops Slowly -- 6. 1910-1950: Anesthesia Before, During, and After Two World Wars -- 7. History Reflected in the Evolving Approaches to Anesthesia for a Patient Undergoing Cholecystectomy -- 8. Major Anesthetic Themes in the 1950s -- 9. Major Anesthetic Themes in the 1960s -- 10. Major Anesthetic Themes in the 1970s -- 11. Major Anesthetic Themes in the 1980s -- 12. Significant Developments in the 1990s -- 13. Major Anesthesia-Related Events in the 2000s and Beyond -- 14. Predicting the Future -- Part II. Individual Stories -- 15. Surgery Before and After the Discovery of Anesthesia -- 16. A History of Women in American Anesthesiology -- 17. Anesthesia, Anesthesiologists, and Modern Medical Ethics -- 18. A History of Drug Addiction in Anesthesia -- 19. The American Society of Anesthesiologists Contributions to the Development of Anesthesiology -- 20. The Role of the International Anesthesia Research Society in the History of Anesthesia -- 21. Establishment of Anesthesia Certification and the ABA -- 22. The Evolution of Nurse Anesthesia in the United States -- 23. A History of Veterinary Anesthesia -- 24. The History of Anaesthesia in Australia and New Zealand -- 25. History of Canadian Anesthesia -- 26. The History of Anesthesia in Mexico, the Caribbean Islands and Central America -- 27. A History of Anesthesia in China -- 28. Aspects of the Development of Anesthesia in France -- 29. The Development of Anaesthesiology in German-Speaking Countries -- 30. The Evolution of Anaesthesia in the British Isles -- 31. The History of Anesthesia in Japan -- 32. A History of Nordic Anesthesia -- 33. A History of Anesthesia in South America -- 34. A History of Anaesthesia Journals -- 35. A History of the American Board of Anesthesiology Certifying Examinations -- 36. Development of the Certification Examination by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (1933-2012) -- 37. The Development of Education in Anesthesia in the United States -- 38. Evolution of Education in Anesthesia in Europe -- 39. A History of Research in Anesthesia -- 40. Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Modeling in Anesthesia -- 41. A Brief History of the Patient Safety Movement in Anaesthesia -- 42. Where and How Does the Anesthetic Process Help or Hurt Patients Independent of Producing Anesthesia? -- 43. The History of Outcomes Research in Anesthesia -- 44. A History of Pharmacogenomics Related to Anesthesiology -- 45. The Unfolding Story of How General Anesthetics Act -- 46. A History of Inhaled Anesthetics -- 47. A History of Intravenous Anesthesia -- 48. The History of Opioid Use in Anesthetic Delivery -- 49. The Evolution of Premedication -- 50. A History of Neuromuscular Block and Its Antagonism -- 51. The Development of Local Anesthetics -- 52. Anesthesia Machines and Breathing Systems: An Evolutionary Success Story -- 53. The Development of the Copper Kettle with Comments on Vaporizers that Preceded and Followed -- 54. The Development of Techniques for Airway Management -- 55. History of Respiratory Gas Monitoring in Anesthesia -- 56. The Story of Artificial Ventilation -- 57. From Copenhagen to Critical Care -- 58. A History of Intensive Care Medicine -- 59. The Development of Ambulatory and Office-Based Anesthesia -- 60. The Anesthesiologist and Pain a Historical Memoir -- 61. A History of Cardiac Anesthesiology -- 62. A History of Pain Relief During Childbirth -- 63. A History of Regional Anesthesia -- 64. A History of Neuroanesthesia -- 65. Pediatric Anesthesia -- 66. Some Examples of Industry Contributions to the History of Anesthesia -- 67. The History of the Anesthetist as a Perioperative Physician.
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  • Epidemiology / David Neary -- Economic burden / Richard J. Butler, William G. Johnson, and Timothy Gubler -- Employers' and survivors' perspectives / Ziv Amir, David R. Strauser, and Fong Chan -- Work disability : it is not just the "lesion" / Patrick Loisel -- The meaning of work / Guy Maytal and John Peteet -- Fatigue, pain, and physical function / Mary E. Sesto and Maureen J. Simmonds -- Cognitive limitations / Tracy Veramonti and Christina Meyers -- Young survivors of childhood cancer / Angela de Boer, Jos Verbeek, and Frank van Dijk -- Primary and occupational health care providers / Jos Verbeek, Angela de Boer, and Taina Taskila -- Rehabilitation / Michael J.L. Sullivan ... [et al.] -- Workplace accomodations / Fong Chan ... [et al.] -- Individuals with cancer in the workforce and their federal rights / Peter Blanck ... [et al.] -- International efforts : perspectives, policies, and programs / Patricia Findley and Catherine P. Wilson -- Future research, practice, and policy -- Michael Feuerstein.
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    -- Patent ductus arteriosus / Nick Evans -- Hypotension in the newborn infant / Martin Kluckow -- The recognition and management of congenital heart disease in the neonate / Gil Wernovsky and S. David Rubenstein -- Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn / William A. Engle -- Renal failure in the newborn infant / Sharon P. Andreoli -- Neonatal seizures / Mark S. Scher -- Intraventricular hemorrhage / Jeffrey M. Perlman -- Birth defects and genetic disorders / David D. Weaver -- Surgical emergencies in the newborn / Robert A. Cowles and Steven Stylianos -- Necrotizing enterocolitis / Ricardo A. Caicedo, Michael D. Weiss, and Josef Neu -- Early discharge of the premature infant / Eric C. Eichenwald.Principles of neonatal resuscitation / Tina A. Leone and Neil N. Finer -- Fluid and electrolyte management in the newborn intensive care unit / John M. Lorenz -- Disorders of calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium in the newborn period / Frank R. Greer -- Glucose metabolism in the newborn infant / Rebecca A. Simmons -- Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia / M. Jeffrey Maisels -- Parenteral nutrition / Gilberto R. Pereira -- Enteral nutrition in the high-risk neonate / Brenda B. Poindexter -- Anemia in the newborn infant / Robin Ohls -- Respiratory distress syndrome / Colin Morley -- Principles of mechanical ventilation / Steven M. Donn -- Bronchopulmonary dysplasia / Jeffrey Gerdes -- Breathing disorders / Robert Darnall -- Neonatal sepsis / William E. Benitz --
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  • Working memory and education 2006, ScienceDirect
    Psychologists have been trying to understand the factors that underpin children's success and failure in different education domains for many years. One psychological function that has been found to play an important role in educational achievement is working memory, the processes involved in the temporary maintenance and manipulation of information. This book provides the reader with an up-to-date review of the research that has identified how working memory relates to academic attainment in reading, reading comprehension, and arithmetic. It also looks at how children with difficulties relating to hearing impairment and attention deficits differ in terms of their working memory. Other chapters focus on how working memory is called upon in classroom settings, how working memory can be accessed, and approaches to remediation. The opening chapter of the book provides an account of working memory from the architect of the model that has dominated psychological theory for over two decades. This book is a valuable resource for psychogists, educators, and anyone seeking to understand more about the cognitive basis of education achievement in children.
  • "Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) blight the lives of a billion people worldwide and threaten the health of millions more. These ancient companions of poverty weaken impoverished populations, frustrate the achievement of health in the Millennium Development Goals and impede global development outcomes. A more reliable evaluation of their significance to public health and economies has convinced governments, donors, the pharmaceutical industry and other agencies, including nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), to invest in preventing and controlling this diverse group of diseases. Global efforts to control "hidden" diseases, such as dracunculiasis (guinea-worm disease), leprosy, schistosomiasis, lymphatic filariasis and yaws, have yielded progressive health gains including the imminent eradication of dracunculiasis. Since 1989 (when most endemic countries began reporting monthly from each endemic village), the number of new dracunculiasis cases has fallen from 892 055 in 12 endemic countries to 3190 in 4 countries in 2009, a decrease of more than 99%. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends five public-health strategies for the prevention and control of NTDs: preventive chemotherapy; intensified case-management; vector control; the provision of safe water, sanitation and hygiene; and veterinary public health (that is, applying veterinary sciences to ensure the health and well-being of humans). Although one approach may predominate for control of a specific disease or group of diseases, evidence suggests that more effective control results when all five approaches are combined and delivered locally." - p. vii
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  • Workplace drug testing 2008, CRCnetBASE
    Introduction : drugs in the work place / Yale H. Caplan ; Marilyn A. Huestis -- Overview of the mandatory guidelines for federal workplace drug testing programs / Donna M. Bush -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's workplace testing program / Kenneth C. Edgell -- Drug testing in the nuclear power industry : the NRC fitness-for-duty rules / Theodore F. Shults -- Workplace drug testing outside the U.S. / Anya Pierce -- Analytical considerations and approaches for drugs / Daniel S. Isenschmid ; Bruce A. Goldberger -- Analytical approaches for drugs in biological matrixes other than urine / Pascal Kintz ; Marion Villain ; Vincent Cirimele -- Interpreting alternative matrix text results / Edward J. Cone ; Angele Sampson-Cone ; Marilyn A. Huestis -- Specimen validity testing / Yale H. Caplan -- The role of the medical review officer in workplace drug testing / John M. Mitchell ; Francis M. Esposito -- Legal issues in workplace drug testing / Theodore F. Shults.
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  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Policies, strategies and targets for malaria control -- 3. Interventions to control malaria -- 4. Impact of malaria control -- 5. Elimination of malaria -- 6. Financing malaria control -- PROFILES -- 31 high-burden countries -- -- Annex 1. Methods for preparing the country profiles -- Annex 2. Reported malaria cases and deaths, 2008 -- Annex 3. A. Reported malaria cases, 1990--2008 -- Annex 3. B. Reported malaria deaths, 1990--2008 -- Annex 4. A. Recommended policies and strategies for malaria control, 2009 -- Annex 4. B. Antimalarial drug policy, 2009 -- Annex 5. Operational coverage of ITNs, IRS and antimalarial treatment, 2007--2008 -- Annex 6. A. Household surveys of mosquito nets ownership and usage, 2006--2008 -- Annex 6. B. Household surveys of antimalarial treatment, 2006--2008 -- Annex 7. Funding for malaria control, 2008
  • The World Malaria Report 2012 summarizes information received from 104 malaria-endemic countries and other sources, and updates the analyses presented in the 2011 report. It highlights the progress made towards the global malaria targets set for 2015 and describes current challenges for global malaria control and elimination.
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Policies, strategies, goals and targets for malaria control and elimination -- 3. Financing malaria control -- 4. Vector control for malaria -- 5. Preventive therapies for malaria -- 6. Diagnostic testing and treatment of malaria -- 7. Malaria surveillance -- 8. Changes in malaria incidence and mortality -- Regional profiles -- Country profiles -- Annexes.
  • World of rhabdoviruses 2005, Springer
    Genetic comparison of the rhabdoviruses from animals and plants / Z.F. Fu -- Australian bat lyssavirus: a recently discovered new rhabdovirus / D. Warrilow -- Pathogenesis of rabies / B. Dietzschold, M. Schnell, and H. Koprowski -- Bovine ephemeral fever in Australia and the world / P.J. Walker -- Fish rhabdoviruses: molecular epidemiology and evolution / B. Hoffmann...[et al.] -- Reverse genetics on fish rhabdovirus: tools to study the pathogenesis of fish rhabdoviruses / M. Brémont -- Plant rhabdoviruses / M.G. Redibaugh and S.A. Hogenhout -- Recombinant rhabdoviruses: vectors for vaccine development and gene therapy/ S. Finke and K.-K. Conzelmann.
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  • "Child injuries have been neglected for many years, and are largely absent from child survival initiatives presently on the global agenda. Through this World report on child injury prevention, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children's Fund and many partners have set out to elevate child injury to a priority for the global public health and development communities. The knowledge and experience of nearly two hundred experts from all continents and various sectors were invaluable in grounding the report in the realities faced in many countries. This World report on child injury prevention should be seen as a complement to the UN Secretary-General's study on violence against children released in late 2006. That report addressed violence-related or intentional injuries. Both reports suggest that child injury and violence prevention programmes need to be integrated into child survival and other broad strategies focused on improving the lives of children. Evidence demonstrates the dramatic successes in child injury prevention in countries which have made a concerted effort. These results make a case for increasing investments in human resources and institutional capacities. This would permit the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes to stem the tide of child injury and enhance the health and well-being of children and their families the world over. Implementing proven interventions could save more than a thousand children's lives a day." - p. vii
  • Understanding disability -- Disability: a global picture -- General health care -- Rehabilitation -- Assistance and support -- Enabling environments -- Education -- Work and employment -- The way forward: recommendations.
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  • WormBook NCBI Bookshelf
    "WormBook is a comprehensive online review of C. elegans biology, containing over 100 original, peer-reviewed chapters on a wide range of topics related to the biology of C. elegans and related nematodes; as well as WormMethods, a collection of laboratory methods and protocols useful for nematode researchers."
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    A gift of the gods -- The grape and the poppy -- Roots, barks, fruit, and leaves -- Pain denied -- Pain ignored -- The heresies -- Healing and holiness -- Islam -- The age of the cathedrals -- Pain exalted -- Rebirth, rediscovery, and reform -- Going to war -- Foundations -- Heavenly dreams -- Animal magnetism -- Pneumatic medicine -- Laughing gas -- The terror of the knife -- Hospital disease -- To the threshold -- A gentleman from the South -- "This Yankee dodge" -- In Gower Street -- And beyond -- Chloroform -- The shape of dreams -- Mr. Anaesthetist -- Conflicting views -- The rights of pain -- Who needs an anaesthetic? -- The new physiology -- The new pathology -- The acute abdomen -- Old drugs, new drugs -- The bark of the willow -- Cocaine -- High Victorian pain -- The power of pain control -- Seminal years -- The gift of St. Barbara -- Tic douloureux -- Twilight sleep -- Dolorism -- Renoir -- Pills and poisons -- The surgery of pain -- The schism -- Pain mechanisms -- Pain clinics -- Hospice.
  • Pt. 1. Wound care and prevention. Fundamentals of skin and wound care -- Assessment parameters for skin and wound care -- Mapping laboratory values in wound healing -- Lower-extremity and pressure ulcers -- Preparing and managing the skin and the wound bed -- The art of documentation and outcomes -- Pt. 2. Wound care products. Dressings -- Alginates -- Antimicrobials -- Collagens -- Composites -- Contact layers -- Foams -- Hydrocolloids -- Hydrogels -- Specialty absorptives -- Surgical supplies, miscellaneous -- Transparent films -- Wound fillers -- Other products -- Drugs -- Products -- Pt. 3. Additional dressings and products. Abdominal dressing holders/binders -- Compression bandage systems -- Conforming bandages -- Elastic bandage rolls -- Gauze, impregnated with other than water, normal saline or hydrogel, without adhesive border --Gauze, impregnated with water or normal saline, without adhesive border -- Gauze, nonimpregnated, with adhesive border -- Gauze, nonimpregnated, without adhesive border -- Tapes -- Wound cleansers -- Wound pouches -- Appendices -- A. Body mass index -- B. Braden scale -- C. Wagner ulcer grade classification -- D. Treatment algorithm for pressure ulcers -- E. Treatment algorithm for arterial ulcers -- F. Treatment algorithm for venous ulcers -- G. Treatment algorithm for diabetic ulcers -- H. Treatment algorithm for diabetic ulcer wound care -- I. Laboratory tests to rule out atypical causes of leg ulcers -- J. Ankle-brachen index use in patients with diabetes -- Manufacturer resource guide.
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  • Wounds and lacerations. 4th ed. 2012, ScienceDirect
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    Emergency wound care : an overview / Alexander T. Trott -- Patient evaluation and wound assessment / Alexander T. Trott -- Anatomy of wound repair / Alexander T. Trott -- Wound healing and cosmetic outcome / Alexander T. Trott -- Wound care and the pediatric patient / Carolyn K. Holland, Gregg A. Digiulio, and Javier A. Gonzalez del Rey -- Infiltration and nerve block anesthesia / Alexander T. Trott -- Wound cleansing and irrigation / Alexander T. Trott -- Instruments, suture materials, and closure choices / Alexander T. Trott -- Decisions before closure : timing, debridement, and consultation / Alexander T. Trott -- Basic laceration repair : principles and techniques / Alexander T. Trott -- Complex and ageing skin wounds : advanced repair techniques / Alexander T. Trott -- Special anatomic sites / Alexander T. Trott -- The hand / Alexander T. Trott -- Tissue adhesives and alternative wound closure / Alexander T. Trott -- Bite wounds / Alexander T. Trott -- Common wound care problems / Alexander T. Trott -- Minor thermal burns / Alexander T. Trott -- Cutaneous and superficial abscesses / Alexander T. Trott -- Complicated, chronic, and ageing skin wounds / Alexander T. Trott -- Wound dressing and bandaging techniques / Alexander T. Trott -- Tetanus immunity and antibiotic wound prophylaxis / Alexander T. Trott -- Suture removal and wound aftercare / Alexander T. Trott.
  • Wrist arthroscopy 2005, Springer
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  • Write it down. 2nd ed. 2005, CRCnetBASE
  • This book is organized as a practical guide to writing a biomedical research article. Hence, as you will see from the table of contents, chapters are arranged according to the sequence of tasks that we normally encounter in our writing. The book deals only with writing and submission of manuscripts; there are no directions concerning, for example, the preparation of figures or audiovisual presentations. Furthermore, every chapter is concise; we do not beat topics to death. Exemplars of highly prevalent expressions are given throughout, however the number of examples in the book is not excessive.
  • Introduction to the art and science of clinical research -- What you need to know about clinical research ethics -- What you need to know about the regulation of clinical research -- Designing a clinical research study -- Selecting subjects for clinical studies -- Risks and benefits in clinical research -- Recruiting subjects -- Informed consent -- Privacy and confidentiality -- The "ethics" section -- Procedures and methods -- Statistics, data collection and management, and record keeping -- Use of human biological materials -- Special issues raised by evolving areas of clinical research -- Case histories : learning from experience.
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  • Writing scientific research articles. Second edition. [2nd ed.] 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    This text guides authors in how to write, as well as what to write, to improve their chances of having their articles accepted for publication in international, peer reviewed journals.
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  • Writings on medicine. 1st ed. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    The Idea of nature in medical theory and practice -- Diseases -- Health : popular concept and philosophical question -- Is a pedagogy of healing possible? -- The Problem of regulation in the organism and in society.
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