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Cannabis: A Clinician's Guide

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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...

Medicinal Plants: Promising Future for Health and New Drugs

1st Edition

Parimelazhagan Thangaraj
April 05, 2018

This book highlights the importance of traditional medicines, focuses on the standardization of herbal medicine and evaluates opportunities for advancing drug research. It addresses issues in utilization of medicinal plants and shares the importance of herbs in neutraceutics. It provides most...

Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism(1985): Volume I

1st Edition

Beitner
March 14, 2018

First Published in 1985. A collaboration of the latest research on regulation of carbohydrate metabolism....

Quality of Life Technology Handbook

1st Edition

Richard Schulz
March 09, 2018

A collaboration between leading scientists, practitioners, and researchers at Carnegie-Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, this book is a comprehensive resource describing Quality of Life technologies and their development, evaluation, adoption, and commercialization. It takes an...

Computer Systems Experiences of Users with and Without Disabilities: An Evaluation Guide for Professionals

1st Edition

Simone Borsci, Masaaki Kurosu, Stefano Federici, Maria Laura Mele
March 09, 2018

This book provides the necessary tools for the evaluation of the interaction between the user who is disabled and the computer system that was designed to assist that person. The book creates an evaluation process that is able to assess the user's satisfaction with a developed system. Presenting a...

Hospital Economics: A Primer on Resource Allocation to Improve Productivity & Sustainability

1st Edition

A. Heri Iswanto
March 09, 2018

The biggest issue of economics in a hospital are the resource issues. A resource issue in hospitals creates many problems such as the excessive number of patients, poor service quality, lack of diagnostic tools and equipment, dirty and worn out facilities, long queues at the outpatient clinic, lack...

Occupational Safety and Hygiene VI: Book chapters from the 6th International Symposium on Occupation Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2018), March 26-27, 2018, Guimarães, Portugal

1st Edition

Pedro M. Arezes, João Santos Baptista, Monica P. Barroso, Paula Carneiro, Patrício Cordeiro, Nelson Costa, Rui B. Melo, A. Sergio Miguel, Gonçalo Perestrelo
March 06, 2018

Occupational Safety and Hygiene VI collects recent papers of selected authors from 21 countries in the domain of occupational safety and hygiene (OSH). The contributions cover a wide range of topics, including:- Occupational safety- Risk assessment- Safety management- Ergonomics- Management systems...

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