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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...

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...

Implementing Patient Safety: Addressing Culture, Conditions and Values to Help People Work Safely

1st Edition

Suzette Woodward
September 11, 2019

Over the last two decades across the globe we have seen a multitude of programs, projects and books to help improve the safety of patient care in healthcare. However, the full potential of these has not yet been reached. Most of the current approaches are top down, programmatic and target driven....

Healthcare Analytics: Foundations and Frontiers

1st Edition

Ross M. Mullner, Edward M. Rafalski
September 10, 2019

This is a comprehensive, practical guide which looks at the advantages and limitations of new data analysis techniques being introduced across public health and administration services. The Affordable Care Act (ACT) and free market reforms in healthcare are generating a rapid change of pace. The "...

Cumulative Series Index for CRC Handbook of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: 3rd Edition

1st Edition

Gerald D. Fasman
September 09, 2019

First Published in 1977, this book serves as a directory for the handbook of biochemistry and molecular biology....

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