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Understanding Depression: Volume 2. Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis and Treatment By Yong-Ku Kim
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This book, in two volumes, focuses on contemporary issues and dilemmas in relation to depression. The aim is to equip readers with an up-to-date understanding of the clinical and neurobiological... More > underpinnings of depression, the clinical manifestations, and the development of more effective treatments. This second volume is devoted specifically to clinical and management issues. Readers will find detailed information on a wide range of frequently encountered and more complicated clinical presentations, with examination of risk factors and links to other conditions. Diagnostic aspects, including progress toward biological classification and the role of neuroimaging, are explored. Current trends in therapy are examined at length, drawing on the latest evidence and covering not only antidepressant medications but also the roles of neurostimulation, combined pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, and complementary and alternative medicine.< Less
World Health Report 2012: No Health Without Research Thematic collections By Samuel Barrack
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It seems astonishing that in the 21st century decisions on health care can still be made without a solid grounding in research evidence. This is true even in clinical research, whether for simple or... More > complex interventions, where systematic reviews time and time again conclude that the evidence base is inadequate. It is even more true in the areas of health policy and health systems, where quality research is hampered further by a lack of shared definitions, a lack of consensus on guiding principles, poor capacity (especially in low-resource regions), and methodological challenges. The WHR 2012 aims to provide impetus for a change to the problematic state of affairs of health research. Given the stated goals of the report, of particular importance is the documentation and sharing of real experiences from the countries where the research has been done.< Less
Obstetrics the Guide and the Practice By Sherif Shazly
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Young obstetricians can finally find a user friendly guidebook to adjust and ‎update their practice. The first edition of “OBSTETRICS: THE GUIDE AND ‎THE PRACTICE” provides an... More > algorithmic, simplified and clinically oriented ‎source for young generations of physicians who need to establish their ‎clinical approaches on strong evidence-based basis and for students and ‎graduates who are going to apply for international exams such as MRCOG ‎part 2 exam. The book follows an algorithmic approach that is quite ‎relevant to clinical practice and is also simple and easy for those who want ‎to recall their clinical knowledge perfectly in challenging exams< Less
Health Informatics: Practical Guide for Healthcare and Information Technology Professionals (Sixth Edition) EBOOK By Robert E. Hoyt & Ann K. Yoshihashi
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Health Informatics (HI) focuses on the application of information technology (IT) in healthcare to improve individual and population health, education and research. The goal of the textbook is to... More > stimulate and educate healthcare and IT professionals and students about the key topics in this rapidly changing field. This extensively updated sixth edition reflects the changes in technology, policies and innovations that have occurred recently. Topics include HI overview, electronic health records, healthcare data analytics, health information exchange, architecture of information systems, evidence based medicine, consumer health informatics, HI ethics, quality improvement strategies and more. The 22 chapters feature learning objectives, case studies, recommended reading, future trends, key points, conclusions and over 1800 references. It is available as a paperback and an eBook. Free Online Resources are available on the textbook companion website www.informaticseducation.org< Less
Health Informatics: Practical Guide for Healthcare and Information Technology Professionals (Sixth Edition) By Robert E. Hoyt & Ann K. Yoshihashi
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Health Informatics (HI) focuses on the application of information technology (IT) in healthcare to improve individual and population health, education and research. The goal of the textbook is to... More > stimulate and educate healthcare and IT professionals and students about the key topics in this rapidly changing field. This extensively updated sixth edition reflects the changes in technology, policies and innovations that have occurred recently. Topics include HI overview, electronic health records, healthcare data analytics, health information exchange, architecture of information systems, evidence based medicine, consumer health informatics, HI ethics, quality improvement strategies and more. The 22 chapters feature learning objectives, case studies, recommended reading, future trends, key points, conclusions and over 1800 references. It is available as a paperback and an eBook. Free Online Resources are available on the textbook companion website www.informaticseducation.org< Less
90 Osteoporosis Juice and Meal Recipe Solutions: Make Your Bones Strong and Healthy In Less Time By Joe Correa CSN
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Our body is a magnificent living structure with the amazing ability to regenerate and heal itself. With some small daily habits, you can actually do wonders and prevent this unfortunate disease. This... More > book is the first step in that direction. It contains osteoporosis preventing and curing juice and meal recipes that are based on natural and healthy ingredients to help your body defend itself. Foods that are rich in calcium include dark leafy greens and dairy foods. While there is evidence that high amounts of oxalates in vegetables such as spinach, leeks, and beets hinder calcium absorption, people who consume a balanced diet will not be affected. A diet rich in grains, seeds, whole grains and seafood contain high amounts of magnesium which is essential for calcium absorption and retention. These juice and meal recipes are healthy, delicious, and easy to make! Try them all and see how your bones start to feel.< Less
Medications: Good and Bad Interactions By A/Professor Antigone Kouris
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A 65 page Ready Reckoner with over 400 commonly prescribed drugs, their side effects and interactions (good and bad) with foods, herbs and nutrients. Compiled by Accredited Practising Dietitian,... More > A/Prof. Antigone Kouris PhD, from authoritative fully referenced sources. Interactions summarised and coded for quick use by health professionals, students or the general public. Re-published with permission from the textbook "A guide to evidence based integrative and complementary medicine" ed Kotsirilos et al, Elsevier 2011. Dr Kouris has a PhD from the Faculty of Medicine, Monash University, Degrees/ Diplomas in Biochemistry, Dietetics and Botanic Medicine; she was a Lecturer and Research Fellow at Monash; has contributed to 5 university text books (Food and Nutrition 3 editions, ed Wahlqvist; Evidence based Integrative and Complementary Medicine ed Kotsirilos et al; Nutrition and Metabolism ed Gibney), has over 40 published research papers and was the Managing Editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition.< Less
A Country without Leadership - Social Political Challenges facing South Africa after Nelson Mandela's Death By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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This evidence-based research study explores social and political challenges in South Africa, such as public safety, public health, poverty and ethnic tensions in the country. The other main theme of... More > this volume is if and how Nelson Mandella's legacy of a just peace can be upheld in South Africa, and how previously unrecognized or infrequently considered social-political challenges, such as the radical left-wing elements in the ANC government, violent crimes caused by poverty, HIV, as well as the conflict between mainstream medicine and traditional medicine in South Africa, can be overcome. The observations and interpretations in this volume are supported by a qualitative research study, that included observational studies, participating observation, field research and inter-cultural communication. Additionally this book contains autobiographical accounts of a deeply profound and humorous nature, emphasizing the strong bond of empathy which the author shares with his homeland, South Africa.< Less
Food Sources of Nutrients By A/Professor Antigone Kouris
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A 22 page Ready Reckoner with over 2000 foods enabling busy health professionals and the general public to quickly look up the best food sources of nutrients from both fresh and packaged foods. Foods... More > listed for each nutrient are from highest (best source) to lowest (poorer source) and the amount of nutrient per typical serving of food is also included. The main physiological functions of each nutrient are also summarised. Lists are easy to use for quick use by practitioners, students or the general public. Re-published with permission from the textbook "A guide to evidence based integrative and complementary medicine" ed Kotsirilos et al, Elsevier 2011. A/Prof Kouris is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with 25 years experience and is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Dept Dietetics at La Trobe University in Melbourne; she has a PhD from the Faculty of Medicine, Monash University, Degrees/Diplomas in Biochemistry, Dietetics and Botanic Medicine and has contributed to 5 university text books.< Less
A Gracious Intervening. What I learned from you. By Rochelle Masters
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One of life’s greatest privileges is to walk alongside another. As a Clinical Psychologist, I have met with people from all walks of life, to bring meaningful health solution to a range of... More > mental health needs. Mental illness is a tyrannical oppressor that wears many faces. While charged with medicine, science, and the best of the evidence base, these tools are rendered somewhat useless without tangible and meaningful change. That is, the transformative power of listening, attending, and empathy. In practioning alongside you, I am no longer the same. I have acquired a gift far exceeding the minutes, moments, or madness. Humanity under duress, an ailing and afflicted heart, unreasonable oppression has seen new insight procured, compassed by sitting across the room. In dedication to the thousands of you, here is what I’ve learned from you, sitting across the room.< Less

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