Living Well with Back Pain: What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You. . .That You Need To Know (Living Well (Collins))
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Living Well with Back Pain

So glad I ordered this book, a thorough description of different back conditions including vertebrae, supporting muscles and ligaments with visuals. Discussion of several different interventions for pain relief, including those to avoid for certain conditions. Practical approaches to choose and work with various health care professionals, the pros and cons of surgical interventions and when surgery is actually the right choice. It gi...

Healthcare Value Proposition: Creating a Culture of Excellence in Patient Experience
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Healthcare Value Proposition

Never before in the healthcare industry has there been such intense emphasis and open debate on the issue of quality. The steady rise in the cost of healthcare coupled with the need for quality have combined to put the healthcare industry at the top of the national agenda. Quality, costs, and service are not just socially provocative ideas. They are critical criteria for decision-making by patients, physicians, and many key constitue...

Isocyanates: Sampling, Analysis, and Health Effects (ASTM Special Technical Publication, 1408)
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Isocyanates: Sampling, Analysis, and Health Effects

STP 1408 examines the latest data and technology on isocyanates, and features topics ranging from sampling and analysis methods to health effects. Isocyanates are widely used in many industrial processes because of their high activity and affinity to many substances, which lead to polymerization, as well as the properties for the resulting polymers. They are used in the production of adhesives, elastomers, binders, flexible or rigid ...

Criminal Poisoning: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives
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Criminal Poisoning: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives

Criminal Poisoning: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives offers health care providers, investigators and attorneys a comprehensive look at the history, employment and ex post facto analysis of criminal poisoning. Drawing on the vast expertise of the authors—law enforcement agents and physicians with robust experience in the realm of criminal poisoning—Criminal Poisoning: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives covers the illegal use of pois...

The Official Parent's Sourcebook on Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age
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The Official Parent's Sourcebook on Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma

Though many physicians and public officials had thought that the emergence of the Internet would do much to assist patients in obtaining reliable information, in March 2001 the National Institutes of Health issued the following warning: "The number of Web sites offering" health-related resources grows every day. Many sites provide valuable information, while others may have information that is unreliable or misleading." Since the lat...

Small Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management, Second Edition: A Color Handbook
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Small Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management, Second Edition: A Color Handbook

This concise quick reference guide has been thoroughly updated in its second edition. It remains clinically focused, based on experience underpinned by published research data.With 18 brand new chapters on topics ranging from perioperative blood works and urine analysis to light therapy in pain management and rehabilitation, the book covers anesthetic equipment, monitoring, premedication, intravenous induction agents, injectable anes...

Streptococcus pneumoniae: Methods and Protocols
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Streptococcus pneumoniae: Methods and Protocols

This volume looks at the newest methods, materials, equipment, and technologies developed to study the cell biology of the pneumococcus. The chapters, which cover a wide range of topics, are organized into six parts: Part one discusses the cultivation of Streptococcus pneumoniae in vitro; Part Two talks about the microscopy techniques used to study the biology of Streptococcus pneumoniae and pneumococcal interactions with the host; P...

Healthcare Workforce Transitioning: Competency Conversations through World Café
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Healthcare Workforce Transitioning: Competency Conversations through World Café

Healthcare Workforce Transitioning shares with educators and healthcare professionals alike the awareness, integration, and partnership that results from a successful process of framing a Healthcare Management Program around core competencies. To transition toward a successful healthcare career requires proficiencies in communication, leadership, professionalism, knowledge of the healthcare environment, and business skills. Competenc...

Faith and Fertility: Attitudes Towards Reproductive Practices in Different Religions from Ancient to Modern Times
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Faith and Fertility: Attitudes Towards Reproductive Practices in Different Religions from Ancient to Modern Times

When an individual or couple is considering a difficult choice such as IVF treatment or third party assisted conception, the moral and ethical basis for their decisions may often be informed by their particular faith traditions. Faith and Fertility is a comprehensive collection of essays by academics and faith leaders from around the world. The reader is introduced to the cultural and religious understanding of fertility as it is pra...

Dr. Perricone's 7 Secrets to Beauty, Health, and Longevity: The Miracle of Cellular Rejuvenation
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Dr. Perricone's 7 Secrets to Beauty, Health, and Longevity: The Miracle of Cellular Rejuvenation

“Once again Dr. Perricone’s quest for successful and safe dietary interventions has taken the science of nutrition to another level. The seven secrets focuses on cellular rejuvenation beginning with the mitochondria, the energy producing part of the cell. Step-by-step, learn how to rebuild organ systems, rejuvenate aging skin, and eliminate body fat while maintaining muscle mass and rebuilding bone. Dr. Perricone continues to show, c...