Tizanidine: A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, And by Icon Health Publications

By Icon Health Publications

In March 2001, the nationwide Institutes of healthiness issued the subsequent caution: "The variety of sites providing health-related assets grows each day. Many websites offer worthwhile info, whereas others could have details that's unreliable or misleading." in addition, due to the quick elevate in Internet-based info, many hours will be wasted looking out, deciding on, and printing.This booklet was once created for doctors, scholars, and contributors of most of the people who are looking to behavior scientific examine utilizing the main complex instruments to be had and spending the smallest amount of time doing so.

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Medical Malpractice: A Physician’s Sourcebook by Mark Gorney MD, Richard E. Anderson MD, FACP (auth.),

By Mark Gorney MD, Richard E. Anderson MD, FACP (auth.), Richard E. Anderson MD, FACP (eds.)

What is in the back of the scientific malpractice drawback? What criminal reforms might alleviate the situation? What are you able to do to avoid litigation? What do you do if you have been sued? Are there possible choices to the present method? How does the scientific malpractice coverage functionality? In scientific Malpractice: A Physician's Sourcebook, a panel of physicians, lawyers, teachers, researchers, and assurance specialists give some thought to those and different questions on the beginning, nature, and ramifications of the scientific malpractice litigation difficulty, in addition to attainable strategies and possible choices to the present procedure. The authors specialize in the scientific face of litigation from the viewpoint of the working towards general practitioner in numerous specialties, starting from kinfolk and emergency medication to anesthesiology, obstetrics, gynecology, and cosmetic surgery. particular attention is given to breast melanoma and Pap smear litigation, possibility administration for the family members medical professional, and the significance of powerful sufferer verbal exchange. extra criminal chapters research the litigation approach itself, delivering perception into profitable scientific malpractice court cases, the function of the health care provider as specialist witness or defendant, the method of discovery and deposition, and the way a plaintiff's lawyer perspectives threat relief. Public coverage specialists argue the case for felony reform, recommend alterations in medical-legal jurisprudence that may be of rapid profit, and think of the wider difficulties of our whole future health care process and its interface with legislation and social policy.
Authoritative and wide-ranging, scientific Malpractice: A Physician's Sourcebook will get to the center of concerns dealing with physicians and surgeons this day. It specializes in the sensible facets of clinical malpractice court cases, and prepares physicians and surgeons to take part within the public coverage debate by way of addressing present themes that would support them comprehend the problem, the chance to healthcare entry, and the probabilities for felony reform.

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Nursing in the Storm: Voices from Hurricane Katrina by Denise Danna DNS RN, Sandra Cordray MA MJ

By Denise Danna DNS RN, Sandra Cordray MA MJ

2010 PROSE Award Winner for Nursing & Allied future health Sciences Winner of an AJN ebook of the 12 months Award for 2010! "The bills are shiny, colourful, descriptive, extreme, and infrequently terrible and provides cross-sectional perspectives of lifestyles within the trenches in this catastrophe This e-book is a wealthy fundamental resource for either historians and catastrophe preparedness planners. it isn't just a tribute to the braveness of the nurses, yet must also function a advisor for coverage planners hoping to prevent lower than optimum responses to destiny crises." --AJN "[T]he book...fascinates easily for its uncooked documentation of the dreadful occasions and prerequisites persevered by means of nurses, medical professionals, and ancillary employees as they struggled to take care of seriously ailing sufferers with out electrical energy, operating water, air-con platforms, and different assets. 5 years after the levees broke, the horror and chaos of Katrina remains to be clean in those money owed. throughout the tales, readers are transported into the hospitals as nurses heroically interact to evacuate infants from NICUs and vented sufferers from ICU, attempt to calm sufferers, kinfolk, and coworkers, and make do with the gear and offers they have got." --National Nurse "Don't ever imagine that this cannot ensue to you. you'll learn this and it will sound like we created this situation, yet it is a genuine state of affairs that happened." --Pam, Memorial clinical heart "Everything that used to be battery operated ultimately died. there have been no monitors...we attempted to keep up humans within the so much humane means possible." --Lois, Lindy Boggs clinical heart Nursing within the typhoon: Voices from typhoon Katrina takes you within six New Orleans hospitals-cut off from support for days through flooding-where nurses cared for sufferers round the clock. during this booklet, nurses from typhoon Katrina proportion what they did, how they coped, what they misplaced, and what they're doing now in a urban and well-being care infrastructure nonetheless rebuilding, nonetheless in jeopardy. of their personal phrases, the nurses inform what occurred in every one medical institution ahead of, in the course of, and after the typhoon. Danna and Cordray supply an intimate portrait of the adventure of Katrina, which they and their colleagues continued. quite a few of the heroic nurses you will find within: Rae Ann and twenty others, together with her husband and kids, who wait on a clinic roof for support to return Lisa, in the middle of taking care of sufferers, who has no longer heard from her husband in five days Roslyn, who has 800 humans in her clinic while the ability turbines close down Linda, who makes use of mattress sheets to write down out aid messages on a sanatorium roof, hoping a person will see them The ebook additionally discusses the way to plan and get ready for destiny failures, with a remaining bankruptcy documenting the "lessons realized" from Katrina, together with daily future health care supply in a urban of drawback. This groundbreaking paintings serves as a testomony to nurses' professionalism, perseverance, and unwavering commitment.

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Fatigue - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated by Icon Health Publications, Health Publica Icon Health

By Icon Health Publications, Health Publica Icon Health Publications

It is a 3-in-1 reference e-book. It provides an entire scientific dictionary protecting thousands of phrases and expressions on the subject of fatigue. It additionally supplies broad lists of bibliographic citations. eventually, it offers details to clients on the way to replace their wisdom utilizing a variety of web assets. The publication is designed for physicians, scientific scholars getting ready for Board examinations, clinical researchers, and sufferers who are looking to get to grips with study devoted to fatigue. in case your time is efficacious, this publication is for you. First, you won't waste time looking the net whereas lacking loads of appropriate info. moment, the ebook additionally saves you time indexing and defining entries. ultimately, you won't waste time and cash printing hundreds of thousands of websites.

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Scientists, Mathematicians, and Inventors: An Encyclopedia by Doris Simonis

By Doris Simonis

The 1st of 4 volumes within the landmark Lives and Legacies Oryx Press sequence, Scientists, Mathematicians, and Inventors profiles nearly two hundred women and men who replaced the realm via leaving lasting legacies of their fields. It fills a spot within the biographical reference shelf through supplying way over uncomplicated proof a couple of scientist's existence and work—each access describes not just the fast results of the individual's discoveries, yet their effect on later clinical findings in addition. every one access incorporates a timeline directory vital dates within the biographee's lifestyles in addition to a bibliography of an important works at the topic. A grasp timeline chronicling significant occasions in clinical exploration and an annotated common bibliography also are integrated.

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Social and Medical Aspects of Drug Abuse by William R. Martin (auth.), George Serban M.D. (eds.)

By William R. Martin (auth.), George Serban M.D. (eds.)

The phenomenon of drug abuse is a part of the human event that extends as a ways again in time as recorded background exists. at the present time, besides the fact that, it has a brand new and masses better dramatic urgency. the explanations for this are a number of and worrisome. final 12 months, of the complete of roughly 1.9 million overall deaths that happened within the usa, a conservative estimate is that greater than one-quarter have been untimely deaths because of the addictive issues. those contain over 300,000 deaths concerning cigarette smoking, which represents in lots of respects the prototypic habit during this state; over 200,000 deaths on the topic of alcohol, and plenty of extra concerning a number of different drugs-licit and illicit-that are abused during this society. Twenty-five years in the past, drug use used to be basically unknown in our faculty age inhabitants. In 1960, a sad bring up of drug use in our youth begun, in order that by way of 1978 extra highschool seniors have been present clients of marijuana than of cigarettes. although using such a lot medicines through highschool populations appears to be like to have peaked within the past due Nineteen Seventies and to be reducing this present day, most mavens nonetheless think that drug use by way of American adolescents represents the top point of that present in any Western built country.

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Heart Valve Surgery: A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, And by James N. Parker, Philip M. Parker

By James N. Parker, Philip M. Parker

It is a 3-in-1 reference booklet. It provides a whole clinical dictionary overlaying countless numbers of phrases and expressions in terms of middle valve surgical procedure. It additionally offers vast lists of bibliographic citations. ultimately, it presents details to clients on the right way to replace their wisdom utilizing a variety of net assets. The publication is designed for physicians, scientific scholars getting ready for Board examinations, clinical researchers, and sufferers who are looking to familiarize yourself with study devoted to middle valve surgery.If a while is effective, this booklet is for you. First, you won't waste time looking the web whereas lacking loads of correct info. moment, the booklet additionally saves you time indexing and defining entries. eventually, you won't waste money and time printing hundreds of thousands of websites.

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Regression Methods for Medical Research by Bee Choo Tai;David Machin

By Bee Choo Tai;David Machin

Regression equipment for clinical Research offers scientific researchers with the talents they should significantly learn and interpret learn utilizing extra complex statistical tools. The statistical standards of analyzing and publishing in clinical journals, including speedy alterations in technology and expertise, more and more calls for an knowing of extra advanced and complex analytic procedures.

The textual content explains the applying of statistical versions to a wide selection of sensible clinical investigative reviews and medical trials. Regression equipment are used to adequately resolution the most important layout questions posed and in so doing take due account of any results of doubtless influencing co-variables. It starts off with a revision of easy statistical thoughts, by means of a gradual advent to the rules of statistical modelling. many of the equipment of modelling are coated in a non-technical demeanour in order that the foundations should be extra simply utilized in daily perform. A bankruptcy contrasting regression modelling with a regression tree technique is incorporated. The emphasis is at the knowing and the appliance of ideas and techniques. facts drawn from released reports are used to exemplify statistical recommendations throughout.

Regression equipment for scientific Research is mainly designed for clinicians, public healthiness and environmental healthiness pros, para-medical study pros, scientists, laboratory-based researchers and students.

Content:
Chapter 1 creation (pages 1–24):
Chapter 2 Linear Regression (pages 25–42):
Chapter three a number of Linear Regression (pages 43–63):
Chapter four Logistic Regression (pages 64–97):
Chapter five Poisson Regression (pages 98–119):
Chapter 6 Time‐to‐Event Regression (pages 120–145):
Chapter 7 version construction (pages 146–175):
Chapter eight Repeated Measures (pages 176–203):
Chapter nine Regression timber (pages 204–235):
Chapter 10 extra Time‐to‐Event types (pages 236–268):
Chapter eleven extra subject matters (pages 269–284):

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Progress in Medical Radiation Physics by J. J. Broerse, B. J. Mijnheer (auth.), Colin G. Orton (eds.)

By J. J. Broerse, B. J. Mijnheer (auth.), Colin G. Orton (eds.)

New advancements within the program of radiation to drugs are happening so quickly that this can be probably the quickest growing to be department of drugs this present day. some time past decade by myself, we've seen huge, immense development made in tech­ niques used either for the analysis of affliction, comparable to automatic tomography, electronic radiography, ultrasonography, automatic nuclear medication scanning, and nuclear magnetic resonance imaging, and for its therapy, resembling the radiotherapeutic usage of high-LET radiations, and the frequent software of desktops to accomplish based dosimetry calculations for 3D remedy making plans and imaging. This sequence will offer in-depth stories of the numerous superb technical advances and complicated innovations, that are constructing in scientific radiation physics at such an alarming price that it has turn into more and more tough to maintain one's wisdom updated. those comprehen­ sive overview articles can help to bridge the communications hole among the overseas examine group, and the scientific physicists and phy­ sicians whose accountability it really is to place those advances into scientific use. those articles also needs to be of worth to the expanding variety of actual scientists and engineers who're attracted to the appliance in their wisdom and abilities to the sector of medicine.

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Geometry of sporadic groups II: Representations and amalgams by A. A. Ivanov, S. V. Shpectorov

By A. A. Ivanov, S. V. Shpectorov

This moment quantity in a two-volume set offers a whole self-contained facts of the category of geometries linked to sporadic basic teams: Petersen and tilde geometries. It incorporates a learn of the representations of the geometries into account in GF(2)-vector areas in addition to in a few non-Abelian teams. The relevant half is the class of the amalgam of maximal parabolics, linked to a flag transitive motion on a Petersen or tilde geometry. when it comes to their systematic remedy of workforce amalgams, the authors determine a deep and critical mathematical consequence.

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