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Hippocrates Revisited: A Collection of Personal Student Oaths (Paperback) By Rosemary R. Lichtman et al.
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Each fall, first year medical students recite the traditional Hippocratic Oath, a promise of their commitment to the field of medicine. This ritual serves to highlight their acceptance of the... More > personal responsibilities expected of them as they begin their training. At the Keck School of Medicine of USC, students are asked to write their own versions of the Oath. These individual oaths offer a deeper reflection on the unique path they will chart for themselves as physicians. Hippocrates Revisited: A Collection of Personal Student Oaths chronicles the belief, hope and vision of these young student physicians as they begin their journey. It reflects the diverse narrative that each brings to the face of healing, their callings to medicine and vows to their new career.< Less
Introductory Human Physiology By Emma Jakoi, Jennifer Carbrey
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Physiology is an integrative science which considers the function of each organ and organ system and their interaction in the maintenance of life. This book is designed to provide the foundation for... More > understanding the normal function of the human body. Each chapter emphasizes the basic concepts that apply to each organ and organ system as well as their integration to maintain homeostasis and proper responses to perturbations such as exercise, illness, and trauma. The organ systems covered include: nervous, muscle, cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, reproductive, gastrointestinal, and urinary. Examples from daily life activities and clinical scenarios as well as review questions are presented to illustrate basic science principles, to facilitate integration of the course content and to foster problem solving skills.< Less
Humanitas: Readings in the Development of the Medical Humanities By Brian Dolan
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This reader reprints critical essays published over the course of a 100-year history that grapple with the challenges of defining and justifying the presence of humanities instruction in medical... More > education. It provides insights to some of the newer approaches that branch out from the familiar subjects of history and literature to include theater, art, poetry, and disability studies. With a comprehensive historiographical introduction as well as prefaces to each article, including new reflections by many of the original authors themselves, the volume enables reflection on how the diversity of disciplinary perspectives and multiplicity of theoretical frameworks relate to each other historically and thematically. This volume is an invaluable resource for anyone engaged with humanities in health care education.< Less
Psychotherapeutic Reiki: A Holistic Body-Mind Approach to Psychotherapy: Revised and Expanded Edition By Richard Curtin
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This book is for psychotherapists and counseling body workers who have a basic knowledge of Reiki. It addresses the following issues: • How to introduce table work to clients • The ethics... More > and use of Reiki touch • An energy model for understanding psychological problems and symptom formation • Treatment techniques for exploring and releasing the negative effects of held trauma energy • The installation of corrective cognitive and emotional experiences • The use of breath work • Ways to help clients be present in their bodies • Ways to clear and vitalize the Human Energy Field • How to use intention and affirmation for cognitive, emotional and behavioral change Throughout this book, case examples are given to highlight the issues that typically arise when combining Reiki with psychotherapy. For more information, please visit< Less
CEN Review Manual 3rd Ed By Mark Boswell
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The CEN Study Guide/Review Manual covers all the major topic areas of the 2011 BCEN Blueprint for the CEN Exam. It includes a comprehensive, systems based review model, and a complete 150 question... More > sample "CEN-like" exam, complete with full rationales and explanations. The practice exam is most useful as a self-assessment tool. Other special sections included in this edition are: (1) "CEN HOT Words": These are words/terms which are used and show up during the CEN exam frequently. (2) "CEN Exam-Like Questions": This is a special section dedicated to those specific topics which appear on the exam frequently. (3) A comprehensive index is included in this edition. Having an index makes it easy and simple to look up key terms and topics and to locate quickly in the text for rapid review. DISCLAIMER: This course and manuals/books are neither taught, sponsored, endorsed, promoted or marketed by the ENA/BCEN. No relationship to the ENA/BCEN is either implied explicitly or implicitly.< Less
Pharmaceutical Calculations By Sean Parsons
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This textbook has been developed specifically for pharmacy technicians, but it also provides a good overview of health care mathematics for any health professional. This book teaches the following... More > concepts: basic math review, 24-hour time, exponents, temperature conversion, units of measurement, understanding prescriptions, day's supply, extemporaneous compounding, billing compounds, pharmacy business math, parenteral dosage calculations, insulin, milliMoles, milliEquivalents, millicuries, and international units, powder volume calculations, percentage strength, ratio strength, parts, reducing & enlarging formulas, parts per million, calculations based on body weight, calculations based on body surface area, infusion rates & drip rates, dilutions & alligations, parenteral nutrition, and aliquots. This book also includes an answer key to check your work against. Learn more about this book at where you may even download a copy of this textbook for free.< Less
Sensory Connection Program Self-Regulation Workbook By Karen Moore
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Sensory activities to manage stress, anxiety and emotional crisis. Through this workbook, a person learns about the calming and alerting potential of sensory input and effective ways to use sensory... More > strategies for self-regulation. Skills include recognizing states of arousal, creating a persnal sensory kit, learning grounding techniques, designing a comfort space and developing a crisis intervention plan for extremely difficult times. The completed workbook communicates personally identified sensory strategies to care providers, friends and family so they can support the person in times of severe illness and crisis. The workbook coordinates with Trauma Informed Care and Restraint Reduction Initiatives, and it complements DBT and Cognitive Behavioral Programs. It is designed to be used by therapy groups focused on coping and self-regulation, occupational therapists, mental health professionals, psychiatric programs, adolescent units and substance abuse programs.< Less
The Spacetime Origin Of the Universe With Visible Dark Matter & Energy By Vladimir Ginzburg
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The Universal Spacetime Theory (UST) is the main subject of this book. It attempts to answer some very interesting questions related to the science and philosophy: * What is the origin of the... More > Universe? * How was the Universe created out of nothing? * What are the structure and properties of ordinary matter that makes up less than 5% of the Universe? * What are the structure and properties of dark matter that occupies about 27% of the Universe? * What are the structure and properties of the dark energy that occupies roughly 68% of the Universe? * Is the communication possible with superluminal velocity?< Less
Dietitian Handbook By Clinical Nutrition Services
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This handbook was created by the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region Clinical Dietitians in collaboration with other stakeholders and affiliates. The aforementioned parties and individuals will not... More > accept liability for errors, omissions, or any consequences arising from the use of this information. The purpose of this handbook is to serve as a quick reference for dietitians. This handbook does not replace other resources, information or clinical judgment. We encourage the users of this handbook to consult other resources, to use their clinical judgement and consult other health professionals (physicians, pharmacists, other dietitians, etc.) when making recommendations and prescriptions for their clients. We are not responsible or liable for the use of this information.< Less
Herbal Constituents By Lisa Ganora
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Herbal Constituents is a concise yet thorough textbook for students and practitioners of botanical medicine (e.g., medical herbalists, naturopaths, holistic practitioners, pharmacists). Using... More > examples from commonly employed herbs, it explains concepts from phytochemistry and pharmacognosy that are important for understanding the characteristics and functions of botanical medicines. Heavily illustrated with structure drawings, and written by an herbalist with extensive training in botany and chemistry, this unique book brings together the wisdom of traditional practice with the insights of contemporary science.< Less
PassMedics Paramedic Study Guide By PassMedics
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The # 1 comprehensive paramedic review book for the state and national registry examinations. Don't waste time, pass the first time!
Neonatology Review By Dara Brodsky, Camilia Martin
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The 2nd edition of Neonatology Review is now available! This book is a comprehensive guide to help neonatology fellows and neonatologists prepare for the Neonatal-Perinatal board and... More > recertification exams. This edition follows the 2010 Content Specifications outlined by the American Board of Pediatrics. This edition includes the following new features: (1) Content updated to include latest understanding of pathophysiology and newest management; (2) Additional diagrams, such as fetal heart rate patterns, arrhythmias, surfactant pathway; (3) Derivations of formulas; (4) Ethics of Neonatal Care chapter; (5) Principles of Teaching and Learning chapter; and (6) Expanded Formula chapter. Plus, with its easy-to-follow outline format supplemented with lists, tables, charts, and figures, it does double-duty as a valuable and practical clinical reference.< Less
The Wounded Womb By Phillip Valentine
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THE WOUNDED WOMB - is a must read for women (and men) who are not afraid to open their minds and hearts in the exploration of ‘un-popular truth’, no matter where it leads or how it may... More > affect their present psycho-social, political and philosophical comfort zones. Learn what 25 years of dedicated research and experience has uncovered about the hidden, ignored, overlooked or suppressed reasons underlying the tragic erosion of women’s overall physical health and psychological well-being.< Less
Cardiac Surgery Advanced Life Support Course Manual 2nd Edition By Joel Dunning
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This is the 2nd edition of the official Handbook for the Cardiac Surgery Advanced Life Support Course. This teaches everything you need to know about caring for the critically ill patient after... More > Cardiac Surgery and also the protocol for arrests after Cardiac Surgery as Ratified by the European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery and The European Resuscitation Council< Less
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Question Review Book 2013b By Vincent Wang
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Following the content outline of the ABP and ABEM PEM Exam, the new PEMQBook 2013 encompasses 1008 questions with answer explanations, 144 pictures, and 135 radiographs. The 2013 edition is 50%... More > longer than the 2009 edition, and each answer explanation provides references for further reading. This is the BLACK & WHITE, STANDARD-BOUND, PAPERBACK version of the book. The book is designed for color use, but this version can be used when studying in groups. This book is printed on higher quality paper. A Color, Standard Bound, HARDback cover book is also available, as is an electronic version offered through Challenger Corporation. For more information, please visit our website at:< Less
Core Muscles and Techniques By Dr Bruce Dewe, Joan Dewe
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When the core muscles are weak or not in balance a common side effect is back pain. People in the gym who work their rectus abdominis with crunches but fail to strengthen their transverse abdominals... More > commonly experience lower back pain. Back pain is common because so many muscles have to contract and relax to allow a person to stand and move. The main objective of this workshop is to learn three prime techniques that you can apply to every muscle you test in the future. As well as developing skill and understanding in evaluating and balancing muscle energy imbalances in the 13 core muscles of the torso, you will learn core techniques like muscle stretch response, sustained muscle use, hidden muscle failure. Having learned the 13 core muscles and applied the three core techniques, you will learn the More Mode, surrogate muscles, the circuit retaining mode, the important principle of muscle reactivity and how to correct reactive muscles. More info:< Less
911 Finding the Truth By Andrew Johnson
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Hardback Edition - What really happened on 9/11? What can the evidence tell us? Who is covering up the evidence, and why are they covering it up? This book attempts to give some answers to these... More > questions and has been written by someone who has become deeply involved in research into what happened on 9/11. A study of the available evidence will challenge you and much of what you assumed to be true. "Now we are discovering that there is a highly-sophisticated black-ops weaponization of free energy technology and it was responsible for the bizarre, low-temperature pulverization of the Twin Towers. Dr. Judy Wood has pieced together the physical evidence and Andrew Johnson has highlighted who is working to silence or smear whom, as the powers that be rush to impede or at least contain the dissemination of these startling findings." - Conrado Salas Cano, M.S. in Physics ** NOTE: Book is sold at cost price and the cover price pays for printing - no money goes to the author or Dr Judy Wood. **< Less
HEROLD's Internal Medicine (Second Edition) - Vol. 1 By Gerd Herold
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"Herold: Internal Medicine" is a lecture oriented representation taking account of the topic catalogue for the medical examination for physicians. It is one of the leading textbooks of... More > internal medicine in Germany, if not the leading one. Its enormous popularity is based on the facts that it represents the topics of internal medicine in an accurate and systematic form and that it has been updated every year since 1982. For further information please refer and read the disclaimer.< Less
HEROLD's Internal Medicine (Second Edition) - Vol. 2 By Gerd Herold
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"Herold: Internal Medicine" is a lecture oriented representation taking account of the topic catalogue for the medical examination for physicians. It is one of the leading textbooks of... More > internal medicine in Germany, if not the leading one. Its enormous popularity is based on the facts that it represents the topics of internal medicine in an accurate and systematic form and that it has been updated every year since 1982. For further information please refer and read the disclaimer.< Less
Light and Matter, volume 1 By Benjamin Crowell
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This is the first volume of an introductory physics text using algebra, with optional calculus-based sections. For more information about the book, please see its web page at
Light and Matter, volume 2 By Benjamin Crowell
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This is the second volume of an introductory physics text using algebra, with optional calculus-based sections. For more information about the book, please see its web page at
PEDIATRICS BOARD REVIEW: Your EFFICIENCY BLUEPRINT to Passing the Pediatric Boards By Ashish Goyal
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Pediatrics Board Review (PBR) was written by Dr. Ashish Goyal to help pediatricians pass the American Board of Pediatrics initial certification and MOC recertification exams. The PBR offers a 100%... More > money-back first-time pass guarantee, has a 100% Pass Rate for the MOC recertification exam, and has the highest published pass rate for the initial certification exam. PBR's Core Study Guide is now available in a mobile-device (eg, iPhone) and tablet (eg, iPad) compatible format. __________ Testimonials: __________ Pass Guarantee & Return Policy: __________ BUNDLE PACK (4 PRODUCTS INCLUDING THIS ONE AT A DISCOUNT PRICE): __________ DISCOUNTED PEDIATRIC BOARD REVIEW QUESTIONS:< Less
APSA 2015 Program Book By American Pediatric Surgical Association
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Program book for the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA)
The Effects of Khat (Catha Edulis) By Yousif Al Zarouni
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Catha Edulis is a psychoactive plant found in East Africa and Western Arabia. Depending on who you ask, Khat may be considered a deadly drug or a cultural tradition. This book goes into detail on the... More > psychoactive effects whether Instantaneous, Long Term Usage, or Indeterminate. As children we were always taught to never use drugs simply because they are 'bad'. Opinions differ in today's world, people don't want to hear whats healthy and what isn't, they need reason. By reading the effects and the risks of having that effect you will be able to judge for yourself what is good and what is bad. Catha Edulis has been the helper of one and the destroyer of another as they claim. When it comes to debates involving Khat it never ends. It was banned in the U.K on June 24th 2014, however if synthetic drugs are available and are labelled as not for human consumption, is it fair to say that these hard research drugs should be banned as well since they employ much worse effects as well as risks?< Less
The Hedgehog and the Beetle By Burkhard Gnärig
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Highly successful, widely trusted and globally applauded, international civil society organisations (ICSOs) such as Oxfam, Greenpeace and Amnesty International are major players on the global stage.... More > However, fundamental change in the outside world threatens their role and future existence: Shrinking space for civic participation hinders their work in many countries; climate change, persistent poverty and growing inequality make it harder for them to achieve their missions; and the rise of the internet disrupts their business models. At the same time ICSOs are needed more than ever. Effective civil society organisations have to help charting the way towards a sustainable, fair and equitable world, setting positive examples and bringing citizens on board. The book describes the key features of effective global civil society organisations and charts the journey today’s ICSOs have to undertake to turn themselves into successful drivers of the transition.< Less