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
The Working2Walk symposium began in 2005 as a heartfelt response to the sudden death of Christopher Reeve. Since that first gathering of the wheelchair tribes in Washington, DC, this annual gathering... More > has become a vital component in the fight to cure paralysis. This book describes what happened when we gathered in Irvine, California in November 2012. (Perfect binding)< Less
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
This book contains photographs and some text describing visually structured teaching activities from the TEACCH Demonstration Preschool, focusing on using the learning strengths of children with... More > autism to teach important developmental skills.< Less
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
The Medicare & Accreditation Surveys are becoming tougher – and more frequent. Understanding the Conditions for Coverage for an ASC as well as how they are interpreted by CMS is critical... More > for ASC leaders. This resource takes the Conditions for Coverage, the Interpretive Guidelines & the Clarifications and presents the information in an easy to read format with extensive cross-referencing and annotations. Also included in the book are copies of the forms used by surveyors, including the 11/2010 revised Infection Control Survey Form. The appendices also include the Interpretive Guidance for surveyors when determining “Immediate Jeopardy” and a copy of Appendix I – the Interpretive Guidance for the Life Safety Code. The appendices contain the recent clarifications regarding Flash Sterilization, Separate Waiting areas and the December 2010 clarifications regarding the History and Physicals.< Less
A humorous and intelligent discussion on caring for clients with dementing illness. The author, Heather Vasilopoulos MS OT/L, is a licensed Occupational Therapist and nationally recognized speaker on... More > dementia care. Her thorough grasp of neurology and teaching method makes a difficult topic easy to understand.< Less
What is THE ARTHRITIS REVOLUTION? With data from the Mayo Clinic and others, THE ARTHRITIS REVOLUTION dispels the long standing myth that osteoarthritis is due to age and weight. There are 90 year... More > old overweight individuals who have no knee pain, while others, younger and thinner, do. And joints that are replaced have to be replaced again. There must be other causes. Dr. Pack takes readers on a remarkable journey, clearly showing why and how osteoarthritis develops, and what can be done to eliminate pain and stay active, often without medications, dietary supplements or surgery. For some, THE ARTHRITIS REVOLUTION will change their lives, like the thousands Dr. Pack has treated over 40 yrs. Employing principles Dr. Pack has used with some of the world’s top athletes, you will also learn how to improve sports performance as you age.< Less
Introduction and identification guide for the butterflies of San Diego County, California. The book contains full color figures of butterflies found in San Diego County for easy identification. The... More > book also discusses butterfly biology and ecology. This is a kind of pictorial book - great for kids as well as general public.< Less
For years, The Meat Evaluation Handbook has served as the primary text for training thousands of meat science professionals in the area of fresh meat evaluation. The current expanded edition is the... More > industry standard guide for fresh meat grading and selection.< Less
Pediatrics Board Review (PBR) was written by Dr. Ashish Goyal to help pediatricians and pediatric residents pass the American Board of Pediatrics initial certification exam.
PBR offers a first-time... More > pass guarantee. Please see the Pediatrics Board Review website for details on our return policy and first-time pass guarantee.
PBR books are available in both online and in hardcopy format at www.PediatricsBoardReview.com where a PBR Bundle Pack is available (includes all 4 PBR products at a discount price). The PBR core study guide is now available in a mobile-device (eg, iPhone) and tablet (eg, iPad) compatible format.
To view testimonials, please visit www.pediatricsboardreview.com/testimonials< Less
The Pediatrics Board Review (PBR) series is for new pediatricians studying to take the initial certification exam given by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). The study guide offers a MONEY BACK... More > PASS GUARANTEE first-time test takers. This book is the extremely high-yield Q&A supplement to the core study guide. It contains detailed explanations, mnemonics and test pearls. It focuses on some of the highest-yield topics and presents material in a manner that helps you study efficiently.
To learn more, visit www.PediatricsBoardReview.com, and for FREE online board review questions, visit www.facebook.com/PedsBoardReview< Less
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
Do you have Parkinson's Disease? Are you looking for ways to feel better? Road to Recovery from Parkinson's Disease gives a comprehensive overview of the factors that cause the symptoms of... More > Parkinson's and covers all the natural treatments that are helping thousands of people with Parkinsons become healthy and well. There is no doubt about it. Many medical specialties provide relief from the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease. Road to Recovery from Parkinson's Disease reveals the natural therapies and safe treatments that persons with Parkinson's have discovered help them steer a steady course on the road to recovery.< Less
So the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) part of the Final MB is fast approaching and you still haven’t got a clear sequence of steps for all the possible examinations you could... More > be asked... arrrgh! This is why this book was written with all the best bits that I have picked up, incorporated into one point by point system examination for you to learn off by heart. I am so confident that you will PASS with this book that if you don’t, I will gladly refund the cost!< Less
Following the content outline of the ABP and ABEM PEM Exam, the new PEMQBook 2013 encompasses 1008 questions with answer explanations, 144 color 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 NEW, COLOR, STANDARD-BOUND, HARDCOVER version of the book, and as such, it optimizes color for print quality. The following version is also available:
Black and White - standard bound paperback cover ($55)
For more information, please visit our website at: www.pemqbook.com.< Less
The Working2Walk symposium began in 2005 as a heartfelt response to the sudden death of Christopher Reeve. Since that first gathering of the wheelchair tribes in Washington, DC, this annual gathering... More > has become a vital component in the fight to cure paralysis. This book describes what happened when we gathered in Irvine, California in November 2012. (Spiral binding)< Less
This collection of essays challenges static and binary discourses regarding the Cuban healthcare system, bringing together papers that paint a nuanced and dynamic picture of the intricacies of Cuban... More > health(care) as it is represented and experienced both on the island and around the world.< Less
Mental Functioning is an attempt at enumerating the functions of the mind, considering the diverse vocabularies which have arisen from the multitude of disciplines which have laid claim to the... More > territory, and organize them into a manageable framework for application in neurophilosophic attempts to understand the mind.< Less
Softcover version of 2013 Ph.D. thesis of Matthew David Reed presented to the Physics department of Yale University. Concerns the realization of quantum error correction in the circuit quantum... More > electrodynamics architecture, a precursor to quantum computing.< Less
At a time when policy makers are increasingly interested in shared decision making, this book tells the story of how to deliver tools created to help patients make better informed decisions.
The... More > real-world cases in this book, describe how pioneers from the US and UK introduced tools designed to help patients become well informed about tough decisions. They describe efforts to get the tools integrated into healthcare systems, sometimes with success, but often in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles.
To better understand the challenges, each case in this book is reviewed through the lens of three different perspectives: Relational Coordination Theory presented by Jody Hoffer Gittell; Normalization Process Theory presented by Glyn Elwyn; and Microsystems presented by Marjorie M. Godfrey.
In the last chapter, Glyn Elwyn writes a provocative analysis of the steps that might be needed to facilitate large-scale implementation.< Less