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Afflicted

How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

by Nicole M. Piemonte

<p><strong>How medical education and practice can move beyond a narrow focus on biological intervention to recognize the lived experiences of illness, suffering, and death.</strong></p> <p>In <em>Afflicted</em>, Nicole Piemonte examines the ...

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African American Girls

Reframing Perceptions and Changing Experiences

by Faye Z. Belgrave

<p>Over the past 15 years, I have had the opportunityto conduct research and interv- tion programming with African American girls. Several of my graduate students, mostly African American women, pursuing their doctorates in psychology worked ...

ISBN: 9781441900906

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African Health Leaders

Making Change and Claiming the Future

by Francis Omaswa & Nigel Crisp

<p>Most accounts of health and healthcare in Africa are written by foreigners. African Health Leaders: Making Change and Claiming the Future redresses the balance. Written by Africans, who have themselves led improvements in their own countries,

ISBN: 9780191008412

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After Cancer: Penguin Special

A Guide to Living Well

by Ranjana Srivastava

<p>As medical care improves, Australians are surviving cancer in increasing numbers. But there is little information about life post-treatment - what are some common themes and long-term side effects that people can expect to encounter?<br ...

ISBN: 9781760142100

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After Perfect

A Daughter's Memoir

by Christina McDowell

<p><strong>The other side of <em>The Wolf of Wall Street</em> story, by a daughter whose father destroyed his family.</strong></p> <p>Christina McDowell's unflinching memoir is a brutally honest, cautionary tale about one family's destruction ...

ISBN: 9780857985736

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Age Reversal

By Engineered Viruses

by Robert P. Bryson

<p>In this book, Robert Bryson, a mechanical engineer specializing in automated manufacture and robotics, who certainly thinks outside the box,  discusses aging, breast cancer, and AIDS. He explains how the solution to many of our health ...

ISBN: 9783961421084

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Age-related macular degeneration

Diagnosis, symptoms and treatment

by Christopher Schütze

<p>Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a chronic disease leading to severe visual deterioration and impairment of daily life. Two types of AMD are distinguished: Wet or neovascular AMD and dry AMD. Dry AMD is characterized by drusen (small

ISBN: 1230003061954

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Ageing in Australia

Challenges and Opportunities

by Kate O’Loughlin, Colette Browning & Hal Kendig

<p>This stimulating volume examines the many faces of Australia’s ageing population, the social and health issues they contend with, and the steps being taken—and many that should be taken—to help ensure a more positive and productive later ...

ISBN: 9781493964666

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Air Instrument Surgery

Vol. 3: Facial, Oral and Reconstructive Surgery

by Ted Bloodhart

<p>The use of the compressed air-driven turbine for the activation of surgical burs and saws as developed by Dr. Robert M. Hall has been a boon for the plastic, max­ illofacial, and oral surgeon. The development of air instrument surgery ...

ISBN: 9783642655630

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Air Pollution and Health Effects

by John W. Hollingsworth & Srikanth S. Nadadur

<p>Exposure to ambient air pollutants, both indoors and outdoors has been associated with the exacerbation and also in the etiology of diverse human diseases. This book offers an overview of our current understanding of air pollution health ...

ISBN: 9781447166696

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Air-Puff Tonometers

Challenges and insights

by Dr Magdalena Jedzierowska, Dr Michele Lanza, Dr Marcelo Macedo & others

<p><em>Air-Puff Tonometers</em> presents the latest achievements and research works in the area of intraocular pressure measurement by the air-puff method. This method is used, for example, by the Corvis® ST, owing to the ultra-high-speed ...

ISBN: 9780750320184

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Alcohol

Science, Policy and Public Health

by Peter Boyle, Paolo Boffetta, Albert B. Lowenfels & others

<p>Alcohol has always been an issue in public health but it is currently assuming increasing importance as a cause of disease and premature death worldwide. Alcohol: Science, Policy, and Public Health provides an interdisciplinary source of ...

ISBN: 9780191665356

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Alcohol and Aging

Clinical and Public Health Perspectives

by Alexis Kuerbis, Alison.A. Moore, Paul Sacco & others

<p>This book provides a current perspective on alcohol and aging to better understand the trends, costs, benefits, and clinical and community evidenced-based strategies. This book embraces not only the physical, cognitive, psychological, and ...

ISBN: 9783319472331

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Alcohol Metabolism, Alcohol Intolerance, and Alcoholism

Biochemical and Pharmacogenetic Approaches

by Dharam P. Agarwal & H. Werner Goedde

<p>Alcohol abuse, alcohol intolerance, alcohol dependence and other alcohol-related disabilities are some of the most challenging public health problems facing our modern-day society. The purpose of this comprehensive monograph is to review the ...

ISBN: 9783642749049

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Alcohol Use Disorders

A Developmental Science Approach to Etiology

by Hiram E. Fitzgerald & Leon I. Puttler

<p><em>Alcohol Use Disorders</em> takes a life-span/developmental approach to understanding the etiologic processes that heighten risk or resilience factors for alcohol use disorders (AUD). Contemporary understanding benefits from thirty years ...

ISBN: 9780190676025

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Alcohol, Power and Public Health

A Comparative Study of Alcohol Policy

by Shane Butler, Karen Elmeland, Betsy Thom & others

<p>In recent years, the reduction of alcohol-related harm has emerged as a major policy issue across Europe. Public health advocates, supported by the World Health Organisation, have challenged an approach that targets problem-drinking ...

ISBN: 9781136192401

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Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity

Research and Public Policy

by Thomas F. Babor

<p>Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity - Research and Public Policy Second Edition is a collaborative effort by an international group of addiction scientists to improve the linkages between addiction science and alcohol policy. It presents, in a ...

ISBN: 9780191008122

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Alcoholism

Services Research in the Era of Managed Care

by Marc Galanter

<p>From the President ofthe Research Society onAlcoholism - On behalf of the Research Society on Alcoholism I welcome the important contri bution that Volume 15 of this excellent series on Recent Developments in Alcoh- ism brings to our field. ...

ISBN: 9780306471933

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Alginates and Their Biomedical Applications

by Bernd H.A. Rehm & M. Fata Moradali

<p>This book presents a comprehensive review of the latest advances in developing alginate-based biomaterials and derivatives as well as their biomedical and pharmaceutical applications. It covers the physiochemical properties of alginates, ...

ISBN: 9789811069109

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Algorithms for Data Science

by Brian Steele, John Chandler & Swarna Reddy

<p>This textbook on practical data analytics unites fundamental principles, algorithms, and data. Algorithms are the keystone of data analytics and the focal point of this textbook. Clear and intuitive explanations of the mathematical and ...

ISBN: 9783319457970

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