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Freedom from CPAP: Sleep Apnea Hurts, the Cure Doesn’t Have To By David Dillard, Mayoor Patel
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Obstructive sleep apnea quietly destroys memory, motivation, and even marriages. Jobs are lost, promotions delayed, and relationships strained. Performance and workplace safety is threatened, as is... More > the ability to excel where the now-sleep-deprived once thrived. In Freedom from CPAP: Sleep Apnea Hurts, the Cure Doesn’t Have To, authors and doctors David Dillard and Mayoor Patel have teamed up to provide a uniquely comprehensive overview of sleep apnea from both an ENT and a dental perspective.< Less
Life, the Universe and Everything: Investigating the God Debate in a Quantum Universe By Andy Fletcher
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The science behind the debate raging in modern physics over the disconcerting and uncomfortable realization that just maybe there is, as astronomer Fred Hoyle put it, some sort of... More > "superintellect that has monkeyed with the physics". Written with the non-scientist in mind, this exploration of Big Bang, Schroedinger's Cat, the Chaos of 9/11, the Complexity of the mimic octopus and the blister beetle, and the strong Anthropic Principle is accessible to anyone bright enough to be interested. Ultimately, tucked in here somewhere is a middle ground between evolution and creation that will leave nobody happy, but everyone intrigued.< Less
Practicing Medicine Without A License? The Story of the Linus Pauling Therapy for Heart Disease By Owen Fonorow
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This book by the co-founder of the Vitamin C Foundation covers the greater than 50-year history of the vitamin C theory of heart disease as well as the 12-year history of a therapy for cardiovascular... More > disease invented by the American scientist, Linus Pauling. Heart patients who decided to follow Linus Pauling's advice recovered in approximately 30 days, and many experienced significant relief in as little as 10 days. The recoveries only occurred after these former patients adopted the Pauling-therapy®, usually without their doctor's knowledge or consent.< 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
Chemistry 211 Survivor Packet 2nd Edition (Spiral-Bound) By J.P. Crowley
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This notebook has been designed to help students in a college freshman level inorganic chemistry course. It provides a study guide which outlines main points and provides plenty of practice... More > problems. It is a supplement to the text.< 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
Quantitative Exposure Assessment By Stephen Rappaport, Lawrence Kupper
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Long-term exposures to toxic chemicals can pose risks to human health. In order to properly assess and minimize such risks, it is necessary to measure chemical levels in the air or other... More > environmental media. Since exposure levels vary across groups, between persons (in a given group), and within persons (over time), appropriate statistical analysis of exposure data typically requires the use of linear mixed effects models. This book applies such statistical models to exposure data, with emphasis upon airborne chemical exposures in the workplace and in the ambient environment.< Less
Second Semester College Chemistry Course Survivor Packet By J.P. Crowley
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This is a second semester college chemistry course designed to help students navigate chemistry concepts. It is meant to be used as a guide or supplement to a chemistry text. The author was awarded... More > the 2009 Seimens National AP Teacher of the Year.< Less
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
Clinicians' and Educators' Desk Reference on Complementary and Alternative Healthcare Professions By Elizabeth Goldblatt, PhD, MPA/HA, ACCAHC Chair et al.
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A reference text on the complementary and alternative medicine professions written by leading educators from each discipline that is meant to support students, practitioners, patients and academic... More > and policy leaders in helping to create appropriate and respectful collaboration between the disciplines to provide optimal health care.< 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
PHRM 203 By Steven Farmer
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Lecture notes for UH Maui College PHRM203 General Pharmacology. Current for Spring 2014 semester.
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
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
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
Neonatology Review: Q&A - 2nd edition By Camilia Martin et al.
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This 2nd edition of "Neonatology Review: Question & Answer", published in December 2013, offers more than 300 new questions to help neonatology fellows and neonatologists prepare for... More > the Neonatal-Perinatal Board Certification and Re-Certification Examinations.< 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
Diagnostic Protocols: An Algorithmic Approach By Lori A. Dolinski, MSc, PhD, DO
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Diagnostic Protocols: An Algorithmic Approach is an excellent synopsis of the work-ups, diagnostic steps, and clinical tests appropriate to ascertain a diagnosis. It utilizes the most up-to-date... More > protocols in an easy-to-read algorithm format, allowing one to determine the next step of patient assessment via flow charts. It is an outstanding aid in Levels 2 and 3 COMLEX and Step 2 and 3 USMLE preparation. It is also a great resource for students and residents in the clinical environment.< Less
Every Third Woman in America: How Legal Abortion Transformed Our Nation By David A. Grimes, MD, Linda G. Brandon
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Every Third Woman in America: How Legal Abortion Transformed Our Nation tells the forgotten story of the transition from the back alley to safe care after Roe v. Wade was enacted in 1973. The... More > legalization of abortion resulted in prompt and dramatic health improvements for women, children, and families, but an entire generation of Americans has grown up unaware of the harsh and unnecessary tragedies of back-alley abortions. Current attacks on safe, legal abortion at the state level are designed to return women to those desperate, dangerous days before abortion was legalized. One of the world’s leading abortion scholars, Dr. Grimes chronicles the public-health story of legal abortion in America and the harms women face at the mercy of state laws restricting access to care. He shares the stories of his patients seeking abortion and how they and their families benefited.< Less
Basic Analysis: Introduction to Real Analysis By Jiri Lebl
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A first course in mathematical analysis. Covers the real number system, sequences and series, continuous functions, the derivative, the Riemann integral, sequences of functions, and metric spaces. ... More > Originally developed to teach Math 444 at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and later enhanced for Math 521 at University of Wisconsin-Madison. See http://www.jirka.org/ra/< Less
Kid Against Chemo By Lisa Diacik
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Jared was born with a rare heart defect and despite the odds he lived a normal life after receiving a heart transplant at 5 months of age. At the age of 16 he was diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkin's... More > Lymphoma and decided to not continue chemotherapy and be treated with alternative methods. Even with the uphill battle he endures Jared, our Kid Against Chemo continues to educate people and let them know we should all have a choice.< Less
The Heart of Hospice: Core Competencies for Reclaiming the Mystery By Brenda Clarkson, Myra L. Lovvorn
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Returning to the original principles upon which hospice was founded, the authors describe the core competencies every hospice practitioner needs to reclaim the mystery of death and guide families... More > through end-of-life care. With fifty-five years of collective hospice nursing experience, the authors are equipped to take you on a journey that leads to success. You’ll learn: • steps to move from being a novice to a final designation of Mystery Watcher; • core competencies to reclaim the mystery of death, including examples from the field of hospice care. • tips to implement organizational structures and processes to support optimal staff development and the retention of the most competent practitioners. • methods to continuously measure outcomes as hospice team members gain mastery of core competencies.< Less
Human Anatomy Notebook By Marcos Gridi-Papp
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This notebook has been designed to help students take notes in a semester-long introductory course in human anatomy. It provides a summary of the entire content with the main terms blanked out, with... More > more than 200 high-quality figures to be labeled by the student and with blank spaces for drawings of key concepts which are developed in class. The student writes the main terms and adds labels and drawings, while the framework provided by the notebook ensures that all the key points are present in the notes. This process accelerates note-taking, and frees time for thinking about the connections between concepts, adding extra notes and discussing with other students and the professor. This notebook can be used as a central resource to connect the lecture with the slides, the book, the lab, online resources, and previous experiences, promoting the student's success in the course.< Less
You May Not Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome: An Introduction to Allergic Contact Enteritis and the Food Allergies that Cause It By Michael Stierstorfer, M.D.
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An estimated 32 to 48 million Americans and many more worldwide have IBS--or think they have it. This book presents groundbreaking insights into the cause of IBS that have led to the recognition of... More > and testing for a new disease, allergic contact enteritis, that can help and in many cases cure people who carry a diagnosis of IBS.< 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