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The Gendered Self Further commentary on the transsexual phenomenon By Anne M Vitale
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Based on the author's experience in treating over 500 gender dysphoric individuals over the last 26 years,The Gendered Self is the story of what it’s like to be born into and to live out one's... More > life as a transsexual in a cissexual world. The author starts by showing how the developing brain is genderized in-utero and how that process can go awry leaving affected individuals sex/gender incongruent. Although hormonal and surgical means is the current treatment of choice, we have come to learn that with Genital Reassignment Surgery life takes a turn wherein the individual is permanently consigned to a parallel universe: not male, not female but a bio-sociological combination of both. Transsexualism is a life long existential dilemma challenging the very nature of psychological survival. Nietzsche famously said "What does not kill you makes you stronger". As the author shows, developing a healthy transsexual identity and going on to live a meaningful life is certainly a testament to all who persist.< Less
Introduction to Prenatal Psychology By Stephen Maret
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Taking the understanding of birth psychology and infant psychology one step earlier, this book addresses the psychology of the nine months of life prior to birth. With advances in technology,... More > especially 3D and 4D sonography, it is now possible to observe prenatal behavior in utero. This book addresses the theory, underlying physiological mechanisms, and psychology of the human person prior to birth.< Less
Living Authentically: Daoist Contributions to Modern Psychology By Livia Kohn
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Living Authentically brings together classical scholars of Daoism, professors of psychology, practicing psychologists, medical doctors, and alternative practitioners (acupuncturists, qigong healers,... More > pedagogues, and counselors) in an exciting new journey of discovery. This fruitful venture, born during panels at several Daoist conferences, explores ways of living in the world, sustaining relationships, and educating children, in a stress-free, truly authentic way. It outlines different Daoist visions and concepts of the conscious and subconscious mind and its transformations; it correlates these to different schools of psychology today (psychoanalysis, cognitive therapy, humanistic psychology, positive psychology); and it explores options on how we can best become fully authentic, allowing the universal power of Dao to flow freely through all our attitudes and actions.< Less
Flora Neomexicana III : An Illustrated Identification Manual By Kelly W. Allred, Robert DeWitt Ivey
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Identification keys are provided for the 4204 taxa (3783 species) of vascular plants found in New Mexico. About one-half of the species are illustrated. Habitat, distribution, and ecological notes... More > are provided. This is the downloadable pdf version.< Less
Health Informatics: Practical Guide for Healthcare and Information Technology Professionals (Fifth Edition) EBook By Ann Yoshihashi, Robert E Hoyt, Nora Bailey
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***2014 Sixth Ed. Now Available on Lulu***Health Informatics (HI) focuses on the application of information technology (IT) to the field of medicine to improve individual and population healthcare... More > delivery, education and research. This extensively updated fifth edition reflects the current knowledge in Health Informatics and provides learning objectives, key points, case studies and references. Topics include: HI Overview; Healthcare Data, Information, and Knowledge; Electronic Health Records, Practice Management Systems; Health Information Exchange; Data Standards; Architectures of Information Systems;Health Information Privacy and Security; HI Ethics; Consumer HI; Mobile Technology; Online Medical Resources; Search Engines; Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Practice Guidelines; Disease Management and Registries; Quality Improvement Strategies; Patient Safety; Electronic Prescribing; Telemedicine; Picture Archiving and Communication Systems; Bioinformatics; Public HI; E-Research< Less
OSCE Stations in Pediatrics By Ahmed Ahmed
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During my preparation for various Canadian OSCE exams, I tried to find an easy reference to guide me but my search was fruitless. The frustration that I felt at that time was the main trigger for me... More > to write this book. Remember that a good theoretical knowledge with an organized approach is the key for success in any OSCE. This book is to help you to be organized and to cover the key points in common OSCE stations in a simple straight forward way. Most of the case scenarios headlines in this book are very general, so that the provided checklist will be as broad as possible. On the contrary, the real OSCE stations are written with much more information which will narrow the checklist, here come your role to filter your checklist based on the extra information provided in the real exam.< Less
Heal Yourself With Tui Na By JUI MING CHANG
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Introducing....Heal Yourself With Tui Na ....... Headline: "Discover The Magic Properties Of The Healing Art Of Tui Na And Recover From Untreatable Ailments!"
Medical Metamorphosis By J. R. Waggoner, MD
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MEDICAL METAMORPHOSIS describes the three step cure for America's health care crisis. It is a common sense explanation of health care's failure and a no nonsense plan for a commitment to medical... More > humanism, control of medical costs, and high quality medical services.< 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 Secret Chamber By Ethan Borg
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Discover unimaginable insights of the Chinese Medical Sages in The Secret Chamber. This hardcover textbook revels in Chinese theory and brings it into life, making accessible elements of theory that... More > are often glossed over in schools because it appears to hard to learn. This book boils down classical theory so that regular practitioners can gain insight into a world of energy they hardly understand but that permeates all around them.< Less
Linear Algebra via Exterior Products By Sergei Winitzki
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This is a pedagogical introduction to the coordinate-free approach in basic finite-dimensional linear algebra. The reader should be already exposed to the array-based formalism of vector and matrix... More > calculations. This book makes extensive use of the exterior (anti-commutative, "wedge") product of vectors. The coordinate-free formalism and the exterior product, while somewhat more abstract, provide a deeper understanding of the classical results in linear algebra. Without cumbersome matrix calculations, this text derives the standard properties of determinants, the Pythagorean formula for multidimensional volumes, the formulas of Jacobi and Liouville, the Cayley-Hamilton theorem, the Jordan canonical form, the properties of Pfaffians, as well as some generalizations of these results.< Less
Noise: Lies, Damned Lies, and Denial of Global Warming By Grant Foster
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In "Noise: Lies, Damned Lies, and Denial of Global Warming" statistician Grant Foster shows how the manipulation of figures can be used to mislead the average person about global climate... More > change. Using clear, plain language that can easily be understood by anyone, regardless of math grades, Foster arms the reader with the critical thinking skills necessary to help discern the signal of fact from the noise of misinformation.< Less
Implants Made Easy By August de Oliveira
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Implant dentistry has come a long way in terms of simplicity and safety. “Implants Made Easy” covers the entire implant process from treatment planning to cementation. This book was... More > written with one goal in mind: to help General Dentists get involved in implant dentistry. By using the latest advances in 3D imaging and by using free implant software, many of the factors that have kept dentists on the sidelines have been eliminated. Many of the chapters show step-by-step surgical and restorative techniques that greatly simplify the implant process. A chapter on dental photography will show you ways to showcase your work, as well as how to upload to dental websites. Placing implants has never been easier!< Less
DDNA 2011 Conference Manual By DDNA
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The complete 2011 conference manual from the 19th Annual Education Conference of the Developmental Disabilities Nurses Association. Includes course descriptions, handouts, and slides provided by... More > speakers. The conference took place in Hartford, Connecticut from May 13th - 17th. The May 14th PreConference focused on Mental Health Issues in Persons with I/DD.< 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
Interactions Between Biological Molecules By Thomas Creighton
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The most important properties of biological molecules are their interactions with each other, including with solid supports, as in chromatography and blotting. The specificities of these interactions... More > are crucial in identifying and purifying proteins and nucleic acids. These chapters are taken from the larger volume "The Physical and Chemical Basis of Molecular Biology" (2010, Helvetian Press,< Less
Medication Management Position Paper By S. Diane Moore DDNA
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DDNA’s Position on Medication Management for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Ophthalmic Clinical Examination- The Sydney Eye Hospital Registrars' Manual By Adrian Fung
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This book provides a clear, simple, safe method for examining patients who present with eye problems. With hundreds of full-colour photographs and diagrams, practical advice and tips, it will assist... More > ophthalmology trainees preparing for their clinical examinations. It is also suitable for medical students, orthoptists, ophthalmic technicians, optometrists, nurses, family physicians and general ophthalmologists.< Less
Introductory Chemistry Laboratory Manual By Ollivettee Hill, Thomas Brayden
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This text is designed to help students gain an introduction into the subject of chemistry through the gathering of data, the analysis of that data, the drawing of conclusions and the reporting of... More > results. Additional benefits include sharpening skills in organizing, planning and the adapting of household items for experimental purposes.< Less
The Brewsters By Jeffrey Spike, Thomas Cole
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The Brewsters is an innovative way to learn health professional ethics: a choose-your-own-adventure novel where *you* play the roles of health care provider, scientific researcher, patient and their... More > family. Storylines branch based on choices you make as you read. The immersive story is interwoven with in-depth didactic chapters on health professional ethics, clinical ethics and research ethics. The author/editors are longtime medical educators. Jeffrey Spike, PhD is a Professor at the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics and Director of the Campus-Wide Ethics Program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Thomas Cole, PhD is the McGovern Chair in Medical Humanities and founding Director of the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.< Less
The Butterflies of San Diego County By Kojiro Shiraiwa
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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
Flora Neomexicana III : An Illustrated Identification Manual By Kelly W. Allred, Robert DeWitt Ivey
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Identification keys are provided for the 4204 taxa (3783 species) of vascular plants found in New Mexico. About one-half of the species are illustrated. Habitat, distribution, and ecological notes... More > are provided. This is the paper-bound version.< Less
Producing Battered and Breaded Meat Products By Barbut Shai
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Battered and breaded products are popular around the world. Different cultures prefer various products such as meats (e.g., poultry, pork, beef, or seafood), vegetables (e.g., tempura-coated onion... More > rings), or cheese. The market for these products has been expanding over the past few decades and today more products are produced on large-scale commercial lines and sold fully or semi-cooked by food service outlets and retail stores, respectively. This book describes the processed used by the food industry to produce battered and breaded meat products. It addresses common breading types and includes a troubleshooting section on common problems in the process.< Less
Hitchhiking Medicine By Robert E. Pennington
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Hitchhiking Medicine is a brief guide to the medical world. It is written from the perspective of a student, and intended to assist individuals considering medical careers, or those who desire to... More > learn about the different medical fields.< 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