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  • Beyond Transformative Learning in African-American Adult Education: Religion, Health, and Permeated Learning as a New Model of Adult Learning book cover

    Beyond Transformative Learning in African-American Adult Education

    Religion, Health, and Permeated Learning as a New Model of Adult Learning, 1st Edition

    By Gerald D. Redwine

    By exploring how the religious beliefs, scientific knowledge, and social surroundings of African-American sufferers of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) impacts their understanding of the condition, this book develops a new model of effective adult learning. Presenting the findings of rigorous…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • Fibrinolysis in Disease - The Malignant Process, Interventions in Thrombogenic Mechanisms, and Novel Treatment Modalities, Volume 2 book cover

    Fibrinolysis in Disease - The Malignant Process, Interventions in Thrombogenic Mechanisms, and Novel Treatment Modalities, Volume 2

    1st Edition

    By Pia Glas-Greenwalt

    Fibrinolysis in Disease reviews the state of the art of basic and clinical aspects of the fibrinolytic enzyme system. The text, authored by outstanding and internationally known investigators, is presented in two books.The Malignant Process, Interventions in Thrombogenic Mechanisms, and Novel…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    CRC Press

  • Pulmonary Surfactant: Biochemical, Functional, Regulatory, and Clinical Concepts book cover

    Pulmonary Surfactant

    Biochemical, Functional, Regulatory, and Clinical Concepts, 1st Edition

    By Jacques R. Bourbon

    This book represents a comprehensive update on pulmonary surfactant by merging classical knowledge with new information. Topics include surfactant secretion and alveolar processing and recycling; physical bases and different theoretical models of the physiological mechanism for pulmonary surfactant…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    CRC Press

  • Ethics and Error in Medicine book cover

    Ethics and Error in Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fritz Allhoff, Sandra L. Borden

    This book is a collection of original, interdisciplinary essays on the topic of medical error. Given the complexities of understanding, preventing, and responding to medical error in ethically responsible ways, the scope of the book is fairly broad. The contributors include top scholars and…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Evidence-based Ayurveda: Defining a New Scientific Path book cover

    Evidence-based Ayurveda

    Defining a New Scientific Path, 1st Edition

    Edited by C. P. Khare

    This groundbreaking work calls for the overhaul of traditional Ayurveda and its transformation into a progressive, evidence-based practice. This book begins by looking back at the research of the last three centuries, Indian medicinal plants, and Ayurveda in a twenty-first-century context. The…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • Storytelling Encounters as Medical Education: Crafting Relational Identity book cover

    Storytelling Encounters as Medical Education

    Crafting Relational Identity, 1st Edition

    By Sally G. Warmington

    This innovative volume provides fresh perspectives on how medical students and patients construct identities in relation to each other, using stories of their clinical encounters. It explores how paying attention to medical students’ and patients’ stories in clinical teaching encounters can…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Philosophy of Suffering: Metaphysics, Value, and Normativity book cover

    Philosophy of Suffering

    Metaphysics, Value, and Normativity, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Bain, Michael Brady, Jennifer Corns

    Suffering is a central component of our lives. We suffer pain. We fall ill. We fail and are failed. Our loved ones die. It is a commonplace to think that suffering is, always and everywhere, bad. But might suffering also be good? If so, in what ways might suffering have positive, as well as…

    eBook – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • The Medicina Plinii: Latin Text, Translation, and Commentary book cover

    The Medicina Plinii

    Latin Text, Translation, and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Yvette Hunt

    This book presents the first ever English translation of the Medicina Plinii, one of the most influential books of applied medicine and self-medication in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. The work, which predates AD 400, was created as a quick reference work for travellers, and became and…

    eBook – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • Joy at Birth: An Interpretive, Hermeneutic, Phenomenological Inquiry book cover

    Joy at Birth

    An Interpretive, Hermeneutic, Phenomenological Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Susan Crowther

    To be at the birth of a baby is special, yet there is an increasing secularisation and reliance on technology in contemporary maternity care, particularly in the western context. Through exploration of experiences at birth this book explores joy at birth, which is often ignored and overlooked…

    eBook – 2019-09-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Incorporating Patient Knowledge in Japan and the UK: A Study of Eczema and the Steroid Controversy book cover

    Incorporating Patient Knowledge in Japan and the UK

    A Study of Eczema and the Steroid Controversy, 1st Edition

    By Miho Ushiyama

    Since the turn of the millennium, the potential for patients’ knowledge to contribute to medical knowledge has been increasingly recognized by medical sociologists and anthropologists. Where previously such knowledge may have been written off as 'beliefs' and assumed to be inaccurate when it…

    eBook – 2019-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge-WIAS Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Eosinophils in Allergy and Inflammation book cover

    Eosinophils in Allergy and Inflammation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald J. Gleich

    This work presents the proceedings of a conference held at Adare Manor, County Limerick, Ireland. It provides an updated, in-depth review of the biological role of eosinophils in allergic diseases, summarizing basic knowledge of these unique cationic proteins. The book features an annotated…

    eBook – 2019-08-16
    CRC Press

  • Prevention of Pressure Sores: Engineering and Clinical Aspects book cover

    Prevention of Pressure Sores

    Engineering and Clinical Aspects, 1st Edition

    By J.G Webster

    Prevention of Pressure Sores: Engineering and Clinical Aspects collects together material from throughout the literature. The book first discusses the causes of pressure sores and then describes warning signs and behavior to prevent the incidence of pressure sores. It also examines the numerous…

    eBook – 2019-08-16
    CRC Press

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