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From Bench to Bedside, to Track & Field By Silvia Camporesi
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What is it to talk about gene transfer, gene therapy, and gene doping? Is choosing deafness with preimplantation genetic diagnosis an ethical way to carry on a cultural bloodline? What are the... More > ethical and social implications of genetic testing to identify precocious talents? Should sponsors be held responsible for the doping behaviours of their athletes? These are only some of the questions that Dr. Silvia Camporesi addresses in this book, through a contextual, bottom up approach based on real-world ethical dilemmas. This book represents a unique contribution to the debate on enhancement technologies as it spans from the bench of molecular biology where the technologies are being developed, to the bedside of a clinical trial where they are used for selective reproduction or for first-in-human gene therapy studies, to the track & field where they are being applied to enhance human athletic performance.< 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
PubMed Essentials, Mastering the World’s Health Research Database By Bengt Edhlund, Allan McDougall
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A user's guide to smarter searching of medical information, 'PubMed Essentials' is the complete and concise guide on how to navigate your way through and perfect your use of PubMed. This book... More > explains in detail the general features, the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), different search strategies, logical filters and how to communicate PubMed records between colleagues. My NCBI is descibed as a powerful alert service with your choice of logical filters and how you build and store your own collection of records in PubMed. Since then this service has developed and its functionality and reliability have improved. Today, PubMed is the most popular database out of this system of NCBI databases. PubMed is the essential tool for health researchers worldwide, handling millions of queries per day.< Less
Pedicle Screw Fixation By Rebecca (Kueny) Murray
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Pedicle screws are considered the ‘gold standard’ in posterior spinal surgery for stabilizing fractures, promoting fusion and correcting spinal alignment. However, in the past 15 years... More > there has been a rise in their most prevalent clinical failure, a loss of fixation at the bone-screw interface. Pedicle screw loosening was investigated by means of a surgeon survey, quantifying in vivo failure patterns, and by using pre-clinical testing methods to ascertain the most favorable screw positionings, augmentation techniques, and screw design features.< Less
The Dark Thought Project By Cynthia Potter, M.A., Steven Bupp, M.D.
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Psychotherapy Tools for Clinical Treatment of Suicidal People
From Vision to Execution: The Creative Process in Computer Science By David G. Wonnacott
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This is a DRAFT of the first eight chapters, plus three appendices, of the course notes used for CMSC105 at Haverford College. This material is designed for use by students in this course, and may... More > not be of value to anyone not in the course. NOTE that the lulu preview shows some pages with color text and pictures, but ONLY THE COVER is in color in the actual printed books.< Less
Handbook for Foundations of Epidemiology: Fall 2014 By David R. Black, Michael A. Johnson
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This is the required textbook for HK 44500 Fall 2014, Foundations of Epidemiology
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
Basic Electronics: An Introduction to Electronics for Science Students---Second Edition By Curtis A. Meyer
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This book has been written to support a one-semester course on basic electronics. It assumes a freshman-level physics background and builds on this to move from simple DC circuits to AC circuits and... More > passive filters. Transistors and Op-amps are then introduced, and active filters are discussed. Finally, an introduction to digital electronics is presented, followed by an introduction to digital filtering.< 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
College Algebra: A Collection of Activities By Melanie Yosko
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College Algebra: A Collection of Activities is a lab manual and study guide to help students better understand concepts in College Algebra. These labs are designed to help students explore... More > mathematics. Concepts have been developed in a logical and methodical way to help students make connections between concepts as they progress through the activities.< Less
Speak Ericksonian By Richard Nongard
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You are holding in your hands the keys to Ericksonian approaches to hypnotherapy, they unlock how to apply the solution oriented strategies of Milton Erickson, M.D. to a modern application of his... More > ideas. This book will teach you how to tap into the treasure trove of resources Milton Erickson left us through his writings, case studies, and books. The book provides scripts, resources, and a clear understanding of what Ericksonian hypnotherapy is all about. You will learn the language patterns that create the foundation for conversational hypnosis, indirect suggestion, and the creation of sensorial experiences. After you read this book and complete the exercises, you will be able to speak Ericksonian fluently. This book is a practical guide and an instructional manual that will lead you into success.< Less
Introduction to Cells Laboratory Manual 2014 By Ellen DuPre
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This Lab manual was designed specifically for Central College intro to cells lab course.
Environmental Science Exercises Third Edition By Robert Larsson, Ph.D.
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This is a lab manual for a College Introduction to Environmental Science Class.
PEDIATRIC BOARD REVIEW QUESTIONS AND HOT TOPICS 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: http://www.pediatricsboardreview.com/testimonials __________ Pass Guarantee & Return Policy: http://www.pediatricsboardreview.com/guarantee __________ BUNDLE PACK (4 PRODUCTS INCLUDING THIS ONE AT A DISCOUNT PRICE): http://www.pediatricsboardreview.com/catalog __________ DISCOUNTED PEDIATRIC BOARD REVIEW QUESTIONS: http://www.pediatricsboardreview.com/tools< Less
PEDIATRICS BOARD REVIEW: Your Success 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: http://www.pediatricsboardreview.com/testimonials __________ Pass Guarantee & Return Policy: http://www.pediatricsboardreview.com/guarantee __________ BUNDLE PACK (4 PRODUCTS INCLUDING THIS ONE AT A DISCOUNT PRICE): http://www.pediatricsboardreview.com/catalog __________ DISCOUNTED PEDIATRIC BOARD REVIEW QUESTIONS: http://www.pediatricsboardreview.com/tools< Less
Applied Discrete Structures By Ken Levasseur, Al Doerr
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Applied Discrete Structures is a two semester undergraduate text in discrete mathematics, focusing on the structural properties of mathematical objects. These include matrices, functions, graphs,... More > trees, lattices and algebraic structures. The algebraic structures that are discussed are monoids, groups, rings, fields and vector spaces. Applied Discrete Structures has been approved by the American Institute of Mathematics as part of their Open Textbook Initiative. For more on open textbooks, visit http://www.aimath.org/textbooks/.< Less
The Step 1 Method: A Step by Step Guide to Success on the USMLE Step 1 Exam By Dan Gebremedhin MD, MBA
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This book is a strategy based guide to reaching your potential on the USMLE Step 1 exam. The book covers effective study methods, optimal resource selection, strategy specific to answering USMLE... More > style questions, self-performance analysis and weakness targeting, and subject-matter mastery. After reading this concise volume, the student should be able to create a targeted study plan that will enable them to reach their potential on the challenging USMLE Step 1 exam.< 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
Hot Dogs and Healing By Richard Visone
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Dr. Richard Visone presents a brief introduction to holistic healing principles and the essence of a universal reality that will refresh your faith and renew your sense of spirituality and purpose. ... More > He illustrates applications of bodywork and energywork and reveals the fundamental differences between therapy and facilitation, and why holistic healing is primary to health care and medicine is the alternative.< Less
FIELD GUIDE PACIFIC NW GEOLOGY II By Ellen Bishop
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Draft edition for review only of book about the geologic history and locations in the Pacific Northwest.
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
Creating Your Personal Vision: A Mind-Body Guide For Better Eyesight By Samuel Berne
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Creating Your Personal Vision offers a new direction in vision care, a self-healing guide that supports people in improving their vision through mind-body approaches and expanding consciousness.... More > Dr. Berne has found that our visual patterns represent attitudes, belief systems, and energetic imprints that may not be a true measure of our present seeing. The key is that the clearer we can see inside ourselves using inner vision, the clearer our physical vision will become.< Less
Handbook of OMT Review By Lori A Dolinski, MSc, PhD, DO
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The Handbook of OMT Review is a comprehensive but succinct review of osteopathic manipulative medicine and treatment that superbly prepares the osteopathic medical student for the COMLEX boards while... More > also providing an excellent source of information to support OMT and OMM course studies. This excellent text will aid the reader to come to a greater understanding and appreciation of OMT and OMM fundamentals and principles, making it a must-have for any osteopathic medical student as well as a terrific reference for any osteopathic physician. This edition comes complete with practice questions at the end of each chapter AND an excellent compilation of challenging OMM review cases at the end of the book to reinforce important concepts.< 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