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What makes a body move in a gravitational field? By George J Barratt
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What is the mechanism that causes motion of a body in a gravitational field? Newton and Einstein gave us brilliant descriptions of gravity, but neither suggested an actual mechanism. This paper... More > develops a suggested mechanism, based on Einstein's General Theory of Relativity.The paper does not pre-suppose any knowledge of mathematics.< Less
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
Spirometry: General aspects of the technique and a guide for test interpretation By José J Almirall Collazo
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This book was written with the main intention of disseminating information about spirometry, hoping that this will contribute to a more widespread use of the test in clinical practice. The book is... More > divided in two parts. The first part deals with general aspects of the spirometry technique, and the second part is dedicated to test interpretation. The first part contains information and descriptions intending to provide the reader a general idea of the technique. This part of the book is addressed to students and health professionals who are not engaged in working with pulmonary function tests and want information on a subject that is frequently covered only by a few pages in many textbooks. The second part is intended to be a guide to spirometry interpretation. The second part of the book is also directed toward students and health professionals not working with spirometry, however, the content of this part may also be of interest to technicians, nurses and physicians already working with spirometry.< Less
Clinical Vignettes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation By Marlyn Ramos Lamboy, Lam Quan
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This book presents cases on the musculoskeletal system in clinical vignette format. Each case pertains to a specific diagnosis, and all cases are grouped according to the body region involved. It... More > is our intention to present each case in a clear, concise, informative, and user-friendly manner. The purpose of this book is to provide medical students, PMR residents and young PMR attending preparing for their boards with a valuable resource for review, studying, and learning. We hope that we have succeeded in our goals, and that this book meets your educational needs.< Less
Pass the Virginia Pharmacy Law Exam By Alexis Long, PharmD
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Whether you're a new graduate or an experienced pharmacist, this book will put you on the fast track to becoming licensed in the state of Virginia. The study guide published by the Virginia Board of... More > Pharmacy lists the laws, codes, and statutes that are covered on the Virginia Pharmacy Law Exam – and requires you to read them all. Printed out, these codes and statutes make a stack the size of a phone book. If you’d rather not read hundreds of pages of legal jargon, this is the book for you. It’s arranged in the same order as the Board’s study guide, with legal language translated into plain English. It’s clear and concise, and its question-and-answer format allows you to rapidly quiz yourself. If you’re able to start earning a pharmacist’s salary in Virginia just one day earlier as a result of this book, it will have more than paid for itself.< 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
Recovery of man`s matter by concentration on number rows (book 2) By Grigori Grabovoi
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All the methods of recovery of man`s matter by concentration on the number rows given in this book can be applied with the preventive medical purpose, for rejuvenation, if it is necessary to restore... More > the matter, regardless of the initial data, on the basis of which the matter is restored. Spiritual impulse creating man`s matter allows to expand the methods of restoration. Restoring the matter of a person, You must strive to develop the spiritual level to reach the state when the matter of a man is created and functions by spiritual action, along with the biological and event principles. Such a spiritual state when applying the ways of eternal development must ensure full recovery of man`s matter regardless of the initial data and any circumstances.< Less
Why God Doesn't Exist By Bill Gaede
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WGDE strives to show that there is no God, no miracle, no supernatural explanation for the workings of the Universe as claimed by General Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, String Theory, and traditional... More > religion. WGDE holds that Big Bang is a creationist theory in disguise, nothing more than a veiled way of selling God. If you are open to new ideas and want to have a fresh look at science, specifically the physical workings of light, gravity, electricity, magnetism, etc., WGDE provides you with a rational alternative. You will never listen to a mainstream mathematical physicist again. A book designed and written for the layman. Over 300 illustrations. More at:< Less
A Guide for Adults with Hip Dysplasia By Denise Sutherland, Dr Sophie West
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This popular book is the only one in the world that discusses hip dysplasia for adult patients. Whether you were diagnosed as a child and have ongoing problems now, or have developed dysplasia as an... More > adult, this book covers every topic imaginable about this difficult condition. Written in a friendly and easy to understand way, with a minimum of jargon, this book goes from hip anatomy and diagnosis through to living with disability, hip surgery, what to expect in hospital, and recovery at home. There is a chapter for carers, and one of DIY projects you may like to make. The book contains a great deal of information on hip replacement, too, so if you're having a hip replacement for another reason, especially as a younger patient, this book will still help you. Recommended by orthopaedic surgeons from around the world. Both authors have bilateral hip dysplasia, and have been through the surgeries discussed in the book.< Less
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This book is an extended glossary of terms used by J. L. Moreno, the inventor of psychodrama. The author listed these terms alphabetically, along with Moreno's own descriptions or definitions of the... More > terms. She also gave the page number and the book where the quotation can be found. Any scholars who want to find key references would do well to have this book in their libraries< Less
Advanced Fast Track By Bill Coe
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This workbook was written to support a short course that provides a review of algebra topics designed for students who have had these subjects before. The objective is to save the student’s... More > time and money by placing them in the appropriate level math course – neither too high nor too low. If we are successful in doing this, we will provide a better learning environment for students and instructors alike. The book has 38 separate lessons and two practice tests. Each lesson has an instructional area followed by some exercises. After the exercises there is an answer section that shows how each of the exercises is done. About midway through the book, there is a practice elementary algebra test. Then, near the end of the book, there is a practice Intermediate Algebra test. These tests are similar to the tests you will be given during the course. At the end of the book, there are extra problem sets for each lesson followed by the answers to those problem sets.< Less
Podiatry In-Review, 5th Edition By Terry L. Spilken, DPM
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Dual Component, Complete Turn Key Study System for Podiatrists The Podiatry In-Review program is comprised of a 600+ page printed Study Guide with comprehensive coverage of all commonly tested exam... More > content, and an Online Practice Exam with study tools ( Components from both the study guide and the online study system aids residents who are looking for a computer-based testing system that can be customized to address weaknesses, as well as residents who prefer a more traditional study aid that is a well organized, and is a current guide to vital topics in podiatry. The Study Guide and Online Study System can be utilized together or separately to prepare residents for their certifying and licensing examinations as well as to provide a comprehensive source for general study. Podiatry In-Review consists of an esteemed faculty of over 30 podiatrists, guided under the supervision of Terry Spilken, DPM.< Less
Conscious Healing: Book One on the Regenetics Method By Sol Luckman
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The classic, bestselling book on the emerging field of DNA activation, CONSCIOUS HEALING, now updated and expanded with a wealth of empowering new information, is far more than the inspiring story of... More > the development of a "revolutionary healing science" (NEXUS). An unparalleled synthesis of modern and ancient healing wisdom, this leading-edge text is essential reading for anyone interested in alternative medicine, energy healing, consciousness research, quantum biology, human evolution, or personal enlightenment. "CONSCIOUS HEALING may be the key that unlocks an entirely new way of being." —ODYSSEY Magazine, Editor's Choice Book< Less
Potentiate Your DNA: A Practical Guide to Healing & Transformation with the Regenetics Method By Sol Luckman
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The first DNA activation in the “revolutionary healing science” (NEXUS) of the Regenetics Method, Potentiation employs linguistic codes—produced vocally and mentally—to... More > stimulate a self-healing and transformational ability in DNA. In this masterful exploration of sound healing by bestselling author Sol Luckman (CONSCIOUS HEALING), learn how to activate your genetic potential—in a single, 30-minute session! Besides teaching you a technique you can perform for your family, friends and even pets, POTENTIATE YOUR DNA also: 1) provides tried and true supplemental tools for maximizing your results; and 2) outlines a pioneering theory linking genetics, energy, and consciousness. NOTE: Potentiation uses the Solfeggio note "Mi." Although some readers will be attracted solely to the leading-edge theoretical and scientific material herein, those desirous to “potentiate” themselves will need the Mi tuning fork, which can be ordered online through the Phoenix Center for Regenetics.< 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
Explorations and Discoveries in Mathematics, Using The Geometer's Sketchpad Version 5 By Paul Cinco Gennadiy Eyshinskiy
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208 pages with 75 laboratory lessons and solutions in Algebra and Geometry suitable for use in middle and high schools. Students explore and discover various algebraic and geometric concepts and then... More > use their discoveries and observations to develop solutions to algebraic problems that are provided with each lab. This book requires the use of the Geometer's Sketchpad, Version 5, a registered trademark of Key Curriculum Press. The book was supported by Key Curriculum Press with a grant to the authors.< Less
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Draft edition for review only of book about the geologic history and locations in the Pacific Northwest.
TriAtlas Section B Second Ed. By Jose Torres
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The TriAtlas includes plenty of deep sky objects with enough reference stars to situate them in the sky with high accuracy; no other current deep sky atlas includes so many DSOs. The constellation... More > lines and boundaries are now overlaid, which contribute to keep the perspective. Auxiliary coordinates grid are abundant, but neither distracting nor intrusive. Coordinates labels are placed at both sides and bottom of the charts to facilitate binding with the maximal page filling. There are multiple navigating aids that make usage in the field easy and comfortable, either to zoom in or out, or to move to neighboring charts. This is an atlas similar to Uranometria 2000. Includes 107 charts to 11 magnitude, with 30º charts. Spiral bound for easy use at the telescope.< Less
Natural Family Planning: The Complete Approach By John and Sheila Kippley
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Coil-bound edition. The coil edition lies flat and is recommended for those learning at classes. Learn all the signs of fertility and how to interpret them. Learn how natural family planning can be... More > 99% effective. Learn how breastfeeding spaces babies. Learn the covenant meaning of the marriage act and improve your marriage. This book will help you follow God's plan for your marriage and for nurturing your baby.< Less
Guided Implantology Made Easy By August de Oliveira
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Guided Implantology Made Easy is a “cookbook” approach to placing implants via Guided Surgery. Written for the new user, every aspect of Guided Implantology is broken down into easy to... More > follow protocols. From cone beam basics to mastering edentulous cases, the reader will get a good overview of the entire process. A detailed Dental Anatomy section breaks down each tooth by dimension, angulation and occlusion to help you plan your cases. Step by step protocols will make planning in Guided Surgery software easier and more accurate. Although this is written using the Galileos system, all the principles contained apply to any Guided Implant system. Advances in CEREC technology including CEREC integration, chair side milled CEREC Guides and Opti Guides are covered as well as the SiCAT Classic Guide system. Tips and tricks to make edentulous cases go smoother will also be covered. Implants just got a whole lot easier!< 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
Beyond the Boundary By Kelvin Long
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The Initiative for Interstellar Studies is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the pursuit of technologies and the sociological and cultural conditions required for one day achieving interstellar... More > flight. Beyond the Boundary is their first book, featuring 21 chapters from scientists, artists, enthusiasts and journalists on all manner of topics relating to interstellar flight and exploration, including launch vehicles, propulsion systems, pre-cursor missions, exoplanets, SETI, wormholes, warp drive, starship communication and artificial intelligence. For more details about the Initiative for Interstellar Studies, visit< Less
Fundamentals of Calculus By Benjamin Crowell, Joel Robbin, Sigurd Angenent
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A textbook covering the first semester of a freshman calculus course. For more information about this book, see its web page at
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
NCLEX Simplified Assessment Questions By Lisa Chou
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This book contains 225 NCLEX questions to accompany the NCLEX Simplified course of study. Check out for more details, and check out the original NCLEX Simplified textbook too!