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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!
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< Less
Painful Yarns. Metaphors & stories to help understand the biology of pain. By G. Lorimer Moseley
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This classic book, written by Professor Lorimer Moseley, provides an entertaining and informative way to understand modern pain biology. Described by critics as 'a gem' and by clinicians as... More > 'entertaining and educative', painful yarns is a unique book. The stories, some of his travels in outback Australia, some of experiences growing up, are great yarns. At the end of each story, there is a section "so what has this got to do with pain?" in which Moseley uses the story as a metaphor for some aspect of pain biology. Professor Moseley is co-author of Explain Pain (, which is a key text for pain sciences at Universities throughout the world.< Less
Managing Breeds for a Secure Future wideformat2 By American Livestock Breeds Conservancy
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Addresses the many challenges of maintaining genetic diversity within species and breeds of domesticated livestock and poultry. It is both a theoretical exposition and a user's guide. It examines... More > conservation issues and provides practical approaches for developing successful strategies for securing both standardized breeds and landraces. Soft cover, 220 pages, 6 X 9, illustrated.< 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
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
CEN Review Q & A By Mark Boswell
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This handbook contains a full 150 question CEN practice exam, complete with answeres and full rationales. It is hand sized, perfect to throw in your book bag, tote or backpack and carry with you for... More > daily use. Leading test preparation experts have recommended that reviewing practice exam questions is one of the best ways to effectively study for specialty certification exams.< 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
Trauma Story Assessment and Therapy: Journal for Field and Clinic By Richard F. Mollica
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The Trauma Story is at the heart of the medical and mental health care of persons who have survived violence. Over the past 30 years the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma (HPRT) has cared for over... More > 10,000 sufferers of extreme violence. HPRT through its scientific research has discovered the four major dimensions of the Trauma Story: 1) The “brutal” facts. 2) Cultural meaning of trauma. 3) Revelation. 4) Listener—Storyteller relationship that exist in all trauma narratives. The importance of the Trauma Story as an element of “self-healing” has also been revealed. The TSAT is a new journal approach for eliciting the trauma story and building on the survivor’s resiliency. The TSAT allows the listener to enter into an empathic dialog and discover their implications of their story for healing. This approach emerged from the new book Healing Invisible Wounds: Path to Hope and Recovery in a Violent World. The TSAT can be used by all health care and mental health practitioners.< Less
Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Review By Sean Parsons
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This book is intended to help individuals prepare for and pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE), as it is the first textbook designed from scratch for the new certification standards... More > being implemented in November of 2013. This book reviews pharmacology, pharmacy laws and regulations, both sterile and nonsterile compounding, medication safety, quality assurance, the medication order entry and fill process, inventory management, pharmacy billing, and pharmacy information system usage and application. This book also provides information explaining how to register for the exam and what to do after you pass the exam. In addition to the material within the book, it also provides information for accessing web-based practice exams to help you review.< 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
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This is a portable handbook complete with a 150 question "CEN-Like" exam, to be used by CEN exam candidates as part of their preparation for the CEN exam. Complete answers and rationales... More > provided.< Less
Doula Manual By Amy Kirbow
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This doula manual is for those interested in maternal and child health. The training provided by gomidwife is for those interested in doula work, midwifery, pregnancy, and labor and birth. Our... More > training is for those in both the developing world and the developed world. This book is a course text for both the online and in-person doula course. More information about how to use this book can be found on our website at< Less
The Herb Manual By Amy Kirbow
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This Herb Manual is based on an introductory aspect to herbs and their use for overall health generally and maternal and child health more specifically. This introductory work is geared... More > predominantly for those interested in women in their child-bearing years.< Less
Childbirth Educator Manual By Amy Kirbow
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The Certified Childbirth Education course enables you to learn the basics of what a Childbirth Educator is while gaining valuable experience and insight into the generalities of pregnancy and how... More > best to help educate the expectant mother and her loved ones. In this manual that accompanies the course you will gain mastery of such things as basic herbs, comfort measures, the importance of nutrition, and much, much more!< Less
The Science of Chiropractic: Circa 2015 By Mark Studin DC, FASBE(C), DAAMLP, DAAM William Owens DC, DAAMLP, CPC
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Contemporary research and evidence of chiropractic care.
Memorizing Pharmacology: A Relaxed Approach By Tony Guerra
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As a working parent of 4-year-old triplet daughters, I understand time management presents one of the greatest barriers to my pharmacology students’ success. Many students feel that cold sense... More > of overwhelm and information overload. This easy-to-read guide organizes pharmacology into manageable, logical steps you can fit in short pockets of time. The proven system helps you memorize medications quickly and form immediate connections. With mnemonics from students and instructors, you’ll see how both sides approach learning. After you’ve finished the 200 Top Drugs in this book, reading pharmacology exam questions will seem like reading plain English. You’ll have a new understanding of pharmacology to do better in class, clinical and your board exam. You’ll feel the confidence you’d hoped for as a future health professional. For patients and caregivers, this book provides a means to memorize medications to quickly and articulately communicate with your health providers.< Less
Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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With a stylish yet practical design, this logbook is for birth workers who want to honor what they witness and benchmark clinical outcomes. It is intended to serve multiple disciplines and settings.... More > While it includes hospital-based data, much of its language is applicable to out-of-hospital settings as well. The layout allows for each birth story to be unique, but for clinical trends to be easily quantified. The design combines simple “checkbox” style options with freehand write-in space for comments and observations. It is spiral bound for ease of use and measures 6 x 9 inches. Holds 200 births.< Less
The Brain Book By Amy Kirbow
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This book is a study guide and reference manual for those involved in midwifery, childbirth education, home birth, and other maternal and child health topics.
Patient Sedation Without Medication By Elvira Lang, Eleanor Laser
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"The doctor will see you now." Six words that strike fear into the hearts of many of us. The new book, Patient Sedation Without Medication was written to help healthcare professionals help... More > their patients overcome the anxiousness they feel when undergoing medical tests and procedures- without traditional medication. Authors Elvira Lang, MD—one of the world’s leading experts in procedure hypnosis—and Eleanor Laser, PhD—clinical psychologist and international advocate of procedure hypnosis—drew on extensive controlled research with more than 700 patients, and 17 years of field experience in writing, Patient Sedation Without Medication. "Lang and Laser really get it; patients' fears, their helplessness when caught in the midst of medical procedures, and the huge need of patients to be treated with dignity and respect." - Judy Foreman, Nationally Syndicated Health Columnist< Less
How Hockey Can Save Healthcare: A Principle-Based Approach to Reforming the Canadian Healthcare System By Stephen Pinney MD
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Canadians are passionate about their healthcare system—and their hockey. While the Canadian medical system is a source of pride—based on ideals of universal coverage, public funding, and... More > high-quality medical care—this treasured healthcare system is failing due to soaring costs, the challenge of an aging population, and poor care delivery. It needs a reality check. Dr. Stephen Pinney pulls the curtain back on the existing Canadian healthcare system and exposes its fundamental flaws. Basing his analysis on his own experience at the heart of the system, Dr. Pinney uses real-life stories, revealing facts, and insightful hockey analogies to highlight the profound issues confronting the current healthcare system.< Less
Introduction to Drug Calculations By Greg Logue
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Finally, a drug calculations manual for PARAMEDICS!! Written by a paramedic instructor with over 20 years of experience in EMS, this manual provides the simple instructions needed to tackle one of... More > the most stressful phases of Paramedic school. A few years ago, the author noticed an unacceptable lack of proficiency in drug calculations from paramedic students. Since he developed this step by step manual, his students' grades increased from 50's and 60's to 90's and 100's! Introduction to Drug Calculations uses a steb-by-step process to build your skills from the ground up starting with the basics of the metric system and finishing with IV infusions. The manual also contains valuable reference material and "short cuts" to help you in school and on the streets.< Less
2015 Desert Bighorn Council Transactions By James W. Cain III, Editor
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The Desert Bighorn Council was unofficially organized in 1957, and officially organized with adoption of a constitution in 1959. The Council was established to promote the advancement of knowledge... More > concerning desert bighorn, and the long-range welfare of these animals. The Council is interested in all ecological and management issues affecting bighorn sheep and their habitat. The native desert bighorn greatly decreased in number with the European settlement of western North America, and Council members are dedicated to ensuring the future of current populations. Council members are implementing numerous studies and management strategies designed to improve current management guidelines. Biennial meetings are held in April of odd-numbered years with technical papers and state wildlife agency status reports presented. Proceedings of the biennial meetings are published every two years under the title: Desert Bighorn Council Transactions. Website:< Less
The Warrior Class: Therapist's Manual for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder By Daniel Williams
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The Warrior Class is for therapists who have patients that no longer want to be victims of their trauma. Complete with patient handouts, the therapist will get a crash course in Cognitive Processing... More > Therapy and Prolonged Exposure--all geared toward an efficient program of recovery. This program was successfully integrated into the Warrior Track PTSD Program at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, Texas and would be a sure fit for your office or hospital-based practice as well.< Less
SVP 2016 Program and Abstracts By Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
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Program and Abstracts Book for the SVP 76th Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, from October 26-29, 2016.