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The Digital Project Management Evolution: Essential Case Studies from Organisations in the Middle East

1st Edition

Shafiz Affendi Mohd Yusof, Kamal Jaafar
October 18, 2019

Project management dates back to the 19th century when Henry Gantt developed techniques for planning and controlling projects, including his widely used Gantt chart. The growth of modern project management later in the century came as a result of the necessity of structured manufacturing,...

Making Sense of the ECG: A Hands-On Guide

5th Edition

Andrew Houghton
October 17, 2019

Interpreting an ECG correctly and working out what to do next can seem like a daunting task to the non-specialist, yet it is a skill that will be invaluable to any doctor, nurse or paramedic when evaluating the condition of a patient. Making Sense of the ECG has been written specifically with this...

Cannabis as Medicine

1st Edition

Betty Wedman-St.Louis
October 08, 2019

For hundreds of years cannabis has been used as a therapeutic medicine around the world. Cannabis was an accepted medicine during the second half of the 19th century, but its use declined because single agent pain medications were advocated by physicians who demanded standardization of medicines....

Data Driven Approaches for Healthcare: Machine learning for Identifying High Utilizers

1st Edition

Chengliang Yang, Chris Delcher, Elizabeth Shenkman, Sanjay Ranka
October 07, 2019

Health care utilization routinely generates vast amounts of data from sources ranging from electronic medical records, insurance claims, vital signs, and patient-reported outcomes. Predicting health outcomes using data modeling approaches is an emerging field that can reveal important insights into...

The Therapeutic Properties of Medicinal Plants: Health-Rejuvenating Bioactive Compounds of Native Flora

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Ademola Olabode Ayeleso, T. Jesse Joel, Sujogya Kumar Panda
October 05, 2019

This volume, The Therapeutic Properties of Medicinal Plants, provides some informative research on the scientific evidence of the health benefits that can be derived from medicinal plants and how their efficacies can be improved. The volume is divided into three sections covering the...

Geospatial Information System Use in Public Organizations: How and Why GIS Should be Used in the Public Sector

1st Edition

Nicolas A. Valcik
October 01, 2019

This book shows how Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) can be used for operations management in public institutions. It covers theory and practical applications, ranging from tracking public health trends to mapping transportation routes to charting the safest handling of hazardous materials....

Legal Nurse Consulting Principles and Practices

4th Edition

Julie Dickinson, Anne Meyer
September 30, 2019

Legal Nurse Consulting Principles and Practices, Fourth Edition, provides foundational knowledge on the specialty nursing practice of legal nurse consulting. Legal nurse consulting is defined, and essential information about the practice is discussed (history, certification, scope and standards of...

Immunobiology Of Natural Killer Cells: Volume 2

1st Edition

Eva Lotzova, Ronald B. Herberman
September 27, 2019

First published in 1986: This book contributes to the advancing knowledge of reads in the field of NK cells, and will be helpful as a teaching device....

Traditional and Indigenous Knowledge for the Modern Era: A Natural and Applied Science Perspective

1st Edition

David R. Katerere, Wendy Applequist, Oluwaseyi M. Aboyade, Chamunorwa Togo
September 23, 2019

While there is talk of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, old and new challenges bedevil the world – climate change, nutrition, and health poverty being at the top of the list. In seeking solutions to these and other problems which afflict the modern era, it is worthwhile to look into our collective...

Forensic Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Issues

2nd Edition

John Gunn, Pamela Taylor
September 23, 2019

John C. Gunn, CBE FRCPsych FMedSci Member, Parole Board, England & Wales, Emeritus Professor of Forensic Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK Pamela J. Taylor, FRCPsych FMedSci, Professor of Forensic Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK...

Thriving in the Healthcare Market: Strategies from an Industry-Insider for Selling Your Product

1st Edition

Glenn E. Pearson, FACHE
September 13, 2019

  Interesting, engaging and informative with good examples. As Chief Medical Officer of a biotech startup that has to sell into the C-suite, I will be buying copies for our entire sales team. Bob Lubitz, MD, MPH, FACHE, MACP Chief Medical Officer, 3Oe Scientific, Inc.   At 18% of GDP, healthcare...

Everyday Technologies in Healthcare

1st Edition

Christopher M. Hayre, Dave Muller, Marcia Scherer
September 12, 2019

This book examines the role of everyday technology throughout the life cycle in order to demonstrate the wide acceptance and impact of everyday technology and how it is facilitating both practitioners and patients in contemporary practices. In response, then, this text speaks to a number of...

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