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Multiband Non-Invasive Microwave Sensor: Design and Analysis

Brijesh Iyer, Nagendra Prasad Pathak
May 07, 2018

This monograph focuses on the design, implementation and characterization of a concurrent dual band RF sensor for non-invasive detection of human vital signs. The developed prototype is tested, verified and analyzed for detection of occupancy of human beings in a room as a case study....

Hoshin Kanri for Healthcare: Toyota-Style Long-Term Thinking and Strategy Deployment to Unlock Your Organization’s True Potential

Gerard A. Berlanga, Brock C. Husby, Heather K. Anderson
May 04, 2018

The best healthcare organizations have developed effective approaches to develop compelling strategic visions and strategies based on long-term thinking and continue to apply Lean principles across their organizations to create a culture of continuous improvement. Establishing effective strategies...

Neurological Rehabilitation: Spasticity and Contractures in Clinical Practice and Research

Anand D. Pandyan, Hermie J. Hermens, Bernard A. Conway
May 02, 2018

This book is the first attempt at bringing together a volume of work from a range of professionals with an interest in spasticity. The framework for the definition was developed in part by the authors contributing chapters that make up this volume. The book represents the current "state-of-the-art"...

Neurological Malingering

Alan R. Hirsch
May 02, 2018

Written from the viewpoint of the practicing clinician, this text is an indispensable addition to the library of anyone who is in the practice of medicine, osteopathy, or chiropractic, as well as for the judge, lawyer, or social worker who may interact with those presenting with the possibility of...

Perspectives on School Crisis Response: Reflections from the Field

Jeffrey C. Roth, Benjamin S. Fernandez
April 30, 2018

This book offers a unique collection of narrative case studies that capture the responses of mental health professionals to tragedies in schools and are designed to connect key concepts and skills with real life application. By citing evidence-based theories and interventions with vivid real world...

Reverse Pharmacology: Phytocannabinoids, Banned and Restricted Herbals

Amritpal Singh Saroya
April 26, 2018

Reverse Pharmacology: Phytocannabinoids, Banned and Restricted Herbals will serve as a tailormade reference guide for the manufacturers and practitioners of herbal drugs. Part A deals with Reverse Pharmacology & Nanophytomedicine and Part B with Phytocannabinoids and description of banned or...

Cannabis: A Clinician's Guide

Betty Wedman-St.Louis
April 26, 2018

Cannabis is one of the oldest cultivated plants dating back 12,000 years and demonstrates medicinal properties including immune support, anti-inflammatory effects, and cancer-fighting potential. As cannabis receives regulatory approval in the United States, clinicians will need guidelines to...

Art for Children Experiencing Psychological Trauma: A Guide for Art Educators and School-Based Professionals

Adrienne D. Hunter, Donalyn Heise, Beverley H. Johns
April 24, 2018

Art for Children Experiencing Psychological Trauma aims to increase understanding of art’s potential to enhance learning for children living in crisis. In this ground-breaking resource, the first of its kind to focus specifically on the connection between art education and psychological trauma in...

Copper Proteins and Copper Enzymes: Volume III

Rene Lontie
April 16, 2018

These volumes of Copper Proteins and Copper Enzymes are intended to describe the contemporary spectroscopy and other biophysical chemistry now being applied to copper proteins in order to determine the structures of their active sites. Several chapters of the treatise describe the functional...

The Exercise Effect on Mental Health: Neurobiological Mechanisms

Henning Budde, Mirko Wegner
April 13, 2018

The Exercise Effect on Mental Health contains the most recent and thorough overview of the links between exercise and mental health, and the underlying mechanisms of the brain. The text will enhance interested clinicians’ and researchers’ understanding of the neurobiological effect of exercise on...

Poised for Peak Performance in Healthcare: A Practical Approach to Execute Expense Reduction and Revenue Enhancement Initiatives

Ali Birjandi
April 06, 2018

The current healthcare system is under attack by market, government, and consumer forces. To stay solvent, organizations must be performing at the top of their game. This book provides detailed instructions to bring organizations to the next level of performance by teaching all the secrets straight...

Better Value Health Checks: A Practical Guide

Nick Summerton
April 05, 2018

This book explores the practical aspects of setting up and assessing the quality of health checks. It is the first book to support clinicians and managers in enhancing the value of health checks in improving health outcomes, an increasingly essential goal for health services. The book will help...

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