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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 lightandmatter.com.
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
Resonance Modulation: Biofield Basics (paperback) By Melinda Connor
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For the first time the basics of Resonance Modulation TM energy work, which has a 2000 year tradition, is presented in an easy to read manual. Clear and focused it shares a range of information... More > useful for the beginning energy practitioner.< Less
Diabetes for Primary Care: A Step-by-Step Approach By Nachida Hamidi-Sitouah, MD
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As a primary care provider, you might find it challenging to care for patients with diabetes. Diabetes for Primary Care: A Step-by-Step Approach, describes how experts manage diabetes with a... More > simplified approach that focuses on the practical aspects. This book presents the author’s knowledge and expertise acquired after a full year of a diabetes fellowship, and it is inspired by the author’s own experiences managing diabetes before and after the fellowship, containing the discoveries that allowed her to improve diabetes control. Diabetes for Primary Care: A Step-by-Step Approach, highlights the most common mistakes made by primary care providers and the potential causes of treatment failure in diabetes. And finally, it provides you with a template for a patient’s pre-visit checklist that will hold all necessary information during office visits. This will not only help guide you in your decision making process but will also save a tremendous amount of your valuable time.< Less
DMNS Reports 1 By Frank-Thorsten Krell (Ed.)
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The Denver Museum of Nature & Science Reports (ISSN 2374-7730 [print], ISSN 2374-7749 [online]) is an open-access, non peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing papers about DMNS research,... More > collections, or other Museum related topics, generally authored or co-authored by Museum staff or associates. The first issue is the Program and Abstract volume of the 25th Annual Meeting of the High Country Lepidopterists, held at DMNS in November 2014.< 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
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
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
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
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.
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
Introductory Physics Laboratory Manual By Peter Schoch
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This laboratory manual has been developed by Professor Schoch over the span of his 20+ years of teaching introductory physics at SCCC. It is the standard laboratory manual in use for both the... More > algebra-based and calculus-based physics sequences at SCCC, but is appropriate for use at other institutions as well.< Less
Mineral and Rock Identification Atlas By Richard Harwood
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This book contains information designed to assist students and amateurs in learning basic identification of common minerals and rocks. It is primarily intended to be used in conjunction with rock and... More > mineral lab activities in a Physical Geology, Historical Geology or Physical Geography course, but will also be useful to individuals wishing to learn how to identify commonly found rocks and mineral.< 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
The Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness First Aid By Clifton Castleman, WEMT
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The Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness First Aid provides both basic and in-depth information on how to recognize, treat, and manage common injuries and illnesses when professional emergency medical... More > care is an hour away or more. This comprehensive guide will teach you what to look for, what to do in the event of an emergency, and direct you to the most appropriate type of care. This book is great for anyone who works, travels or plays in the great outdoors, and is highly recommended for Scouts, adult leaders, Search & Rescue professionals, outdoor educators, adventure guides and even weekend warriors.< Less
Health and Wellness: Available NOW Without a Prescription By Dr. Greg S. Tomalin, D.C.
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Dr. Tomalin with over 10 years of clinical experience has developed a unique and easy to follow system that everyone can use to improve the quality of their life. In this book, he discusses the... More > impact of toxicities and deficiencies on your health, explains an easy to follow system of nutrition, and illustrates key exercises and stretches to transform your body and your health.< Less
Brief Treatment for Substance Use By Eric Devine et al.
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This treatment manual combines elements of empirically supported treatments for substance use disorders into a 14-module treatment program. This includes elements of Motivational Interviewing,... More > Community Reinforcement Approach, and Cognitive-Behavioral Skills Training. This manualized approach has been developed to be substance neutral to allow for use with a both alcohol use problems and drug use problems. The treatment approach is modular and can be tailored to meet specific client needs. Client handouts and worksheets are included in both English and Spanish.< Less
Raciology By Vladimir Avdeyev
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Raciology, by Vladimir Avdeyev, is about the science of the hereditary traits of peoples and races. From metopism to dental traits, from the Rolando and Sylvius brain fissures to the Jewish brain... More > signature, from the ancient Aryans to Nordic peoples, from the Out-of-Africa Theory of Evolution to Polycentric Evolution, from dermatoglyphics (thumbprints) to eye shape, Vladimir Avdeyev discusses it all, with references to works that span of a period of time, which stretches from the present to deep antiquity. His work discusses the civilization-building traits of the European; he identifies the founders of the Classical civilizations which stretched Spain to India, from Britain to Egypt, as the Aryans; he examines some cultural traits of the races, such as ritual scarring. His work rebuts the fashionable trends of modern Western anthropology. 375 pages with over 200 photos, maps, and illustrations. Cover art by MDesign. Foreword by Dr. Kevin MacDonald.< 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
Acupuncture and Hormone Balance By Li Zheng
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This book tries to answer the following questions: Why can acupuncture relax our mind and body to alleviate stress and balance our immune function? Why can acupuncture reduce the pain without causing... More > drowsiness and addiction? Why can acupuncture increase the success rate of fertility? How can acupuncture help people quit smoking or alcohol? Why can acupuncture promote your metabolism and suppress your appetite so you can regain your healthy body shape? Why do celebrities choose acupuncture to reduce their muscle drooping and skin wrinkles? How can acupuncture help depressed people regain their confidence and reduce their medication?< Less
Hurry Up and Wait By James Pollard
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To those it touches and their carers, Huntington’s Disease presents an ongoing series of challenges to accommodate its changes in thinking. "Hurry up and Wait!" is a set of exercises... More > to simulate the cognitive difficulties faced by those with HD, a collection of tips to accommodate them in your home or care home, a strategy to develop new approaches to solving care problems and commentary on common problems faced by family carers and those they love.< Less
The Theory of the Mind By David Allan Cruz
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A practical study of how we develop thoughts and habits. This is a workbook for the professional hypnotherapist, but may also be used by the student of hypnotherapy. In addition to an explanation of... More > how the mind works, the book contains questions on the text and a list of recommended reading.< 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
Occupational Math Business By Peter Esser
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This book is designed for use by independent study students. There are four chapters in this book: (1) Data, (2) Statistics, (3) Finance (4) Algebra. In each chapter the student begins by studying... More > the basic concepts, then progresses through computational skills involving both pencil/paper and calculator approaches. Applied problems are presented throughout the book to illustrate the relevance of each topic. Included in each chapter are numerous examples, practice problems with full answer keys, and quizzes for self-evaluation.< Less