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- Print MaterialSection 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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- Print MaterialEnvironmental 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.
- Print MaterialExamination 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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- Print MaterialRicers -- 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.
- Print MaterialWar 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, SpringerIn 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
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- Washington manual of medical therapeutics 2010-<2014>, Ovid2014 (34th ed.) Ovid
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- Print MaterialPatient 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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- Water and sustainable agriculture 2011, SpringerIrrigated 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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- Water safety in buildings 2011, WHO"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, SpringerBiotin: 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, ScienceDirect1.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.
- Waterborne zoonoses 2004Print MaterialExpert 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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- Print MaterialAn 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.Print Material"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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- Weedon's Skin pathology essentials 2012, ScienceDirectThe 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.
- Print MaterialAn 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.
- Weight gain during pregnancy 2009., NAP"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, SpringerThe 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.
- Weighted network analysis 2011, SpringerNetworks 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, SpringerCat 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, SpringerIntroduction: 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
- Well-cemented total hip arthroplasty 2005, Springer
- Werner & Ingbar's the thyroid. 10th ed. 2013, Ovid"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.
- Werner & Ingbar's The Thyroid. 9th ed. 2005, Ovid
- Western maternity and medicine, 1880-1990 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.Print Material
- What doctors feel 2013Print Material"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.
- What every woman should know about cervical cancer 2008, Springer
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- What matters in medicine 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.Print Material"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, ebraryBeing 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, SpringerWhat 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.]
- What they didn't teach you at medical school 2007, Springer
- What to eat. 1st ed. 2006Print MaterialFrom 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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- What your patients need to know about psychiatric medications 2005, PsychiatryOnline
- What's new in surgical oncology 2013, SpringerThe 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.
- Print MaterialCellular 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.
- Print MaterialCell 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.
- Print Material"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, SpringerPart 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.
- Print MaterialThe 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.
- When law and medicine meet 2007, Springer
- When puberty is precocious 2007, Springer
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- Whiplash 2012, ScienceDirectProviding 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.
- Whiplash injuries. Second edition. [2nd ed.] 2014, SpringerThe 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, SpringerIn 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, SpringerPt. 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.
- White matter injury in stroke and CNS disease 2014, SpringerThe 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.
- Print Material1. 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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- 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.
- WHO framework convention on tobacco control 2012, Wellcome Trust
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- 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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- WHO Handbook on indoor radon 2009, WHO
- WHO Human health risk assessment toolkit 2010, WHO"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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- WHO Monographs on selected medicinal plants v. 1-3, 1999-2007., WHOFulltext (v. 2) WHOFulltext (v. 3) WHO
- WHO QualityRights tool kit 2012, WHO
- WHO recommended classification of pesticides by hazard and guidelines to classification 2009 2010, WHO"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.
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