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Lifestyle Medicine, Third Edition

3rd Edition

James M. Rippe
May 22, 2019

The field of lifestyle medicine, which is the study of how daily habits and actions impact on both short- and long-term health and quality of life, continues to expand globally. The scientific and medical literature that supports the success of these lifestyle habits and actions is now overwhelming...

Safer Hospital Care: Strategies for Continuous Quality Innovation, 2nd Edition

2nd Edition

Dev Raheja
May 21, 2019

According to the National Patient Safety Foundation, about 440,000 deaths from hospital mistakes are expected in 2018. These mistakes are preventable, but the number of deaths has been increasing for the last two decades instead of decreasing. This book describes how to prevent deaths at very low...

Linking Health and Education for African American Students' Success

1st Edition

Nadine M. Finigan-Carr
May 21, 2019

The linkages between a student’s health and a student’s ability to learn have been well established. Children who are sick stay home; and, children at home cannot learn if they are not in school leading to increased dropout rates among other educational outcomes. However, an understanding of this...

Perceived Health and Adaptation in Chronic Disease

1st Edition

Francis Guillemin, Alain Leplege, Serge Briancon, Elisabeth Spitz, Joel Coste
May 21, 2019

Chronic diseases have become predominant in Western societies and in many developing countries. They affect quality of life and daily activities and require regular medical care. This unique monograph will bring readers up to date with chronic disease research, with a focus on health-related...

Attachment Centered Play Therapy

1st Edition

Clair Mellenthin
May 20, 2019

Attachment Centered Play Therapy offers clinicians a holistic, play-based approach to child and family therapy that is presented through the lens of attachment theory. Along the way, chapters explore the theoretical underpinnings of attachment theory to provide a foundational understanding of the...

Engineering-Medicine: Principles and Applications of Engineering in Medicine

1st Edition

Lawrence S. Chan, William C. Tang
May 16, 2019

This transformative textbook, first of its kind to incorporate engineering principles into medical education and practice, will be a useful tool for physicians, medical students, biomedical engineers, biomedical engineering students, and healthcare executives. The central approach of the proposed...

Immunology Of Nude Mice

1st Edition

Miroslav Holub
May 07, 2019

First published in 1989, Immunology of Nude Mice presents a discussion of the nature of this viable laboratory mutant. This new volume updates all immunological information contained in the sparse literature concerning nude mice. It comprehensively explores some of the fre-quent questions...

Sports Nutrition for Paralympic Athletes, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Elizabeth Broad
May 06, 2019

Sports participation opportunities for individuals with impairments are increasing. Whether an athlete is beginning a sport or competing on the world stage for a podium finish, nutrition is recognized as being integral to optimizing their health, training capacity, and performance. Some athletes...

Phoenix Rising – Leadership + Innovation in the New Economy: Lessons in Long-Term Thinking from Global Family Enterprises

1st Edition

Florence C. Tsai
May 06, 2019

How can tech-forward companies, institutions and non-profits stay relevant long term in today’s fast changing global economy? Written for leaders seeking proven strategies, this book by a veteran business advisor and leadership coach explains what large organizations can learn from family...

On-Treatment Verification Imaging: A Study Guide for IGRT

1st Edition

Mike Kirby, Kerrie-Anne Calder
May 01, 2019

On-treatment verification imaging has developed rapidly in recent years and is now at the heart of image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and all aspects of radiotherapy planning and treatment delivery. This is the first book dedicated to just this important topic, which is written in an accessible...

Holistic Healthcare: Possibilities and Challenges Volume 2

1st Edition

Anne George, Snigdha S. Babu, M. P. Ajithkumar, Sabu Thomas
May 01, 2019

Here is an insightful compilation of contributions from scientists, healthcare experts, and doctors working actively to bring about wholesome healing to individuals, looking at cuttingedge holistic therapies. It includes chapters that deal with improving the general health of people from various...

Designing for Safe Use: 100 Principles for Making Products Safer

1st Edition

Michael Wiklund, Jonathan Kendler, Jon Tilliss, Cory Costantino, Kimmy Ansems, Valerie Ng, Ruben Post, Brenda van Geel, Rachel Aronchick, Alix Dorfman
April 29, 2019

How do you prevent a critical care nurse from accidentally delivering a morphine overdose to an ill patient? Or ensure that people don't insert their arm into a hydraulic mulcher? And what about enabling trapped airline passengers to escape safely in an emergency? Product designers and engineers...

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