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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
The Hedgehog and the Beetle By Burkhard Gnärig
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Highly successful, widely trusted and globally applauded, international civil society organisations (ICSOs) such as Oxfam, Greenpeace and Amnesty International are major players on the global stage.... More > However, fundamental change in the outside world threatens their role and future existence: Shrinking space for civic participation hinders their work in many countries; climate change, persistent poverty and growing inequality make it harder for them to achieve their missions; and the rise of the internet disrupts their business models. At the same time ICSOs are needed more than ever. Effective civil society organisations have to help charting the way towards a sustainable, fair and equitable world, setting positive examples and bringing citizens on board. The book describes the key features of effective global civil society organisations and charts the journey today’s ICSOs have to undertake to turn themselves into successful drivers of the transition.< Less
Textbook of Global Mental Health: Trauma and Recovery, A Companion Guide for Field and Clinical Care of Traumatized People Worldwide By Richard F. Mollica
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Over 1 billion persons worldwide are affected by the psychological and physical impact of violence and natural disaster. In many societies today, torture and other forms of cruel and degrading abuse... More > still exist. Domestic violence remains a scourge of our planet. The world’s leading experts in medicine, psychiatry, humanitarian efforts, medical anthropology, human rights, economic development and research and evaluation have worked together to create this first ever scientific and culturally sensitive health/mental health textbook. The textbook has been produced in a digital format (and a paperback edition as well) so that it can be readily used in the field and clinics in the developing world, in refugee camps and other resource poor environments. An interdisciplinary and innovative Global Mental Health Action Plan is united with best practices in a usable and effective approach for the care of traumatized communities worldwide.< Less
19th Century Gadgets, Gizmos & Science Illustrations - PDF Scrapbook By Babette Abbeywood
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A digital scrapbook filled with an international collection of vintage illustrations from the pages of Victorian popular science journals and anthologies. Over 100 great images, mainly American,... More > British and French machinery, novel transport and inventions, including steam and electric power, cameras, guns, boats, lighting, telescopes and telephones, scientific instruments, X-Rays, household devices.... great visual inspiration for creative and inventive people! Downloadable in PDF ebook format with optional random page transition effects for amusing browsing! **Also available: "Bizarre Victorian Inventions", and "Amazing Medical Curios, Devices, Ads & Illustrations" **< Less
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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: __________ Pass Guarantee & Return Policy: __________ BUNDLE PACK (4 PRODUCTS INCLUDING THIS ONE AT A DISCOUNT PRICE): __________ DISCOUNTED PEDIATRIC BOARD REVIEW QUESTIONS:< Less
PEDIATRICS BOARD REVIEW: Your EFFICIENCY 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: __________ Pass Guarantee & Return Policy: __________ BUNDLE PACK (4 PRODUCTS INCLUDING THIS ONE AT A DISCOUNT PRICE): __________ DISCOUNTED PEDIATRIC BOARD REVIEW QUESTIONS:< Less
Musher and Veterinary Handbook By Dirsko von Pfeil et al.
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This is the only comprehensive book on sled dog veterinary medicine available and a must read for all involved in mushing. Topics covered include unique features of the racing sled dog, nutrition,... More > general and orthopedic examination, specific diseases and traditional treatment, alternative treatment approaches, drugs and toxicities, practical tips and tricks for mushers and veterinarians on the trail, race organization and pathological findings. It is our foremost goal to serve all animals the best we can and we hope that the cooperation between all involved in the sport of sled dog racing and all animal friends and supporters will continue to result in healthy canine athletes! The price has been determined by the ISDVMA board members. Every purchase will create revenue to support the ISDVMA; authors or editors do not obtain any royalties. Happy Reading and Happy Trails! The editors and the International Sled Dog Veterinary Medical Association (ISDVMA) May 2015< Less
The Hospice Handbook By Julianne Haydel
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A how-to guide for assessing eligibility and documenting accordingly. The Hospice Handbook shows nurses compliant documentation while reducing time spent on paperwork. This results in Hospice... More > providers getting paid for the valuable services offered in their communities.< Less
Robert's Review of Pediatric Nephrology, 2nd Edition By Robert Gillespie
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The first and only review book designed specifically for the pediatric nephrology board exam, Robert's Review covers each of the 1244 objectives specified on the board's content outline. Includes... More > over 100 illustrations and figures, most in full color and never published before, including dozens of pathology images to help prepare for the image portion of the exam. An outline format and 171 tables and charts condense key information for efficient studying. Second edition features updated information and additional illustrations.< Less
A Place Like Home By Elliott Cahan
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A Place Like Home provides the personal perspective of what nursing homes are like from the administrator’s side of the desk. The administrator is ultimately responsible for all aspects of life... More > in a nursing home, including health services, nutrition, recreation, social services, and safety. The administrator oversees the financial management of the facility, supervises and manages its staff, and ensures that the facility complies with applicable government regulations. The field of nursing home administration is currently in crisis. Having a better understanding of the constant juggling act that administrator’s must perform on a daily basis, might ultimately bring better quality of care to our nation’s nursing homes.< Less
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This pocket resource provides Peer Specialists working with adults in mental health and/or substance use treatment, with key information about common terms and strategies they need in order to be... More > effective in this specialized role. It is also provides a customizable resource of referral information that Peers can share with the people they support.< Less
Precalculus I By David Lippman et al.
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Open source MTH 163 textbook for the Virginia Community College System, remixed from "Precalculus: An Investigation of Functions," by David Lippman and Melonie Rasmussen and "College... More > Algebra," by Carl Stitz and Jeff Zeager.< Less
'The Supreme Triumph of the Surgeon's Art': A Narrative History of Endocrine Surgery By Martha A. Zeiger, Wen T. Shen, Erin A. Felger
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Endocrine surgery – the subspecialty of general surgery involving diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands as well as the endocrine pancreas – is a rapidly growing field... More > of medicine that has a rich and fascinating history. As recently as the mid-19th Century, surgery for thyroid goiter was described as “horrid butchery” and believed by many to be too dangerous for any surgeon to attempt. Through the ingenuity and tireless efforts of surgeons in Europe and the U.S., thyroidectomy became a safe and even elegant operation, one that renowned Johns Hopkins surgeon William Halsted would describe in 1926 as representing “the supreme triumph of the surgeon’s art.” In this unique and captivating book, these and other seminal stories from the history of endocrine surgery are vividly retold by the current leaders in the field.< 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
CT Lab Book By Ken Meacham
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This book is a companion to the CT Simulator Software developed by The Institute for Advanced Clinical Imaging. For more information about the CT Simulator software visit:... More >< Less
THE BENZO BOOK By Jack Hobson-Dupont
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FROM THE BACK COVER: "Are you--or is someone you care about--taking tranquilizers or sleeping pills? You could be at risk of addiction without even knowing it. “Benzos” are the most... More > commonly prescribed tranquilizers and sleeping pills, in use by millions of people. Doctors prescribe these drugs routinely without ever warning patients that regular use may cause a dangerous dependency. For many people, Benzos are much harder to quit than heroin, cocaine, crack and other illegal substances, even when taken under a physician’s supervision. Benzo Withdrawal may last for months, even years. Get the facts about the drugs in your medicine cabinet—facts the pharmaceutical companies, and even the FDA, don’t want you to know." The Benzo Book recounts the author's experience as an unwitting addict, with full details about minimizing withdrawal symptoms, and exposes the sociological, medical and economic factors which cause this widespread—yet largely unknown—problem.< 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
Visualizing Biological Structures and Molecules By Thomas Creighton
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This volume describes the various ways to determine the structures of biological materials and molecules, using their interactions with light of widely varying wavelengths, as well as scanning... More > probes. The most detailed structures are determined using X-ray crystallography and NMR. These chapters are taken from the larger volume "The Physical and Chemical Basis of Molecular Biology" (2010, Helvetian Press,< 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
Ultimate Buzz Words for the MCCEE By N. Goldstein M.D, P. Singh M.D
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Ultimate Buzz Words for the MCCEE is a quick and efficient way for students to learn important clinical key words and phrases that often show up in exam questions. This book is a great tool to help... More > students improve their overall test taking strategy.< Less
Chiari & Syringomyelia: A Handbook for Patients & Families By Ulrich Batzdorf, MD
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The Handbook explains the neurological disorders, Chiari Malformation (CM) and Syringomyelia (SM) for the newly diagnosed, family members, caregivers, and medical professionals who want to know more... More > about these potentially devasting disorders. Each chapter is written by one of the best medical specialists in the world, and it is edited by Ulrich Batzdorf, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of Spine Surgery David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The Handbook addresses the complex issues faced by the hundreds of thousands of people with CM/SM. It provides reliable, current information on symptoms, diagnosis, genetic implications, surgery, symptom management and chronic pain relief. It also includes a Medical Glossary and Resource List.< 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
The Science of Programming Matrix Computations By Enrique S. Quintana-Ortí
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The Formal Linear Algebra Methods Environment (FLAME) encompasses a methodology for deriving an algorithm for a dense linear algebra operation hand-in-hand with its proof of correctness as well as... More > an approach to represent (and code) the resulting algorithm. This books reviews the foundations of FLAME: the derivation methodology, the notation, and the high-level Application Programming Interfaces, which are applied to basic linear algebra operations as well as operations for the solution of linear systems. While the text targets the novice, its emphasis on high performance algorithms should also be of interest to the expert.< Less
The Authoritarians By Bob Altemeyer
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Turbofan and Turbojet Engines By Elodie Roux
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This book is a collection of the characteristics of about 1500 turbofan and turbojet engines, with or without afterburner. These engines are implanted on many kinds of aircrafts: airliners,... More > freighters, business aircrafts, fighters, experimental aircrafts, gnopters... In order to facilitate the use of this book, engine characteristics are shown in the same synthetic way: thrust, specific fuel consumption, engine weight, bypass-ratio, overall pressure ratio, turbine entry temperature ... This book is also available in French.< Less