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  • 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

  • Reducing Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Traumatic Stress, and Burnout: A Trauma-Sensitive Workbook book cover

    Reducing Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Traumatic Stress, and Burnout

    A Trauma-Sensitive Workbook, 1st Edition

    By William Steele

    Reducing Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Traumatic Stress, and Burnout addresses the vital questions mental health providers have about self-care and its relationship to clinical practice. Packed with activities, worksheets, and interactive learning tools, the text provides neuro-based and…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Natural Polymers for Pharmaceutical Applications: Volume 1: Plant-Derived Polymers book cover

    Natural Polymers for Pharmaceutical Applications

    Volume 1: Plant-Derived Polymers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amit Kumar Nayak, Md Saquib Hasnain, Dilipkumar Pal

    This new volume, Natural Polymers for Pharmaceutical Applications, Volume 1: Plant-Derived Polymers, presents some of the latest research on the applications of natural polymers in drug delivery and therapeutics for healthcare benefits. Polymers and their applications from several plants are…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Apple Academic Press

  • Natural Polymers for Pharmaceutical Applications: Volume 2: Marine- and Microbiologically Derived Polymers book cover

    Natural Polymers for Pharmaceutical Applications

    Volume 2: Marine- and Microbiologically Derived Polymers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amit Kumar Nayak, Md Saquib Hasnain, Dilipkumar Pal

    Many polymers derived from various marine sources and microorganisms possess some important biological properties such as biocompatibility, biodegradability, and bioadhesivity that make them attractive as pharmaceutical excipients in various pharmaceutical dosage forms. Moreover, these polymers can…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Apple Academic Press

  • Natural Polymers for Pharmaceutical Applications: Volume 3: Animal-Derived Polymers book cover

    Natural Polymers for Pharmaceutical Applications

    Volume 3: Animal-Derived Polymers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amit Kumar Nayak, Md Saquib Hasnai, Dilipkumar Pal

    In recent years, many animal-derived polymers have emerged as an attractive category of naturally derived polymers because of their advantageous physicochemical, chemical, and biological properties. The important biological properties of these natural polymers derived from animals are…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Apple Academic Press

  • Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Epidemiology book cover

    Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Epidemiology

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer L. Kelsey, Nancy G. Hildreth

    Published in 1983: It is the authors’ intent to provide an overview of the state of knowledge of the epidemiology of cancers of the breast, corpus uteri, ovary, cervix uteri, vulva, and vagina as of the end of 1981.…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    CRC Press
    Routledge Revivals

  • Assisted Reproduction, Discrimination, and the Law book cover

    Assisted Reproduction, Discrimination, and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Michelle Weldon-Johns

    The numbers of women undergoing Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) treatments have risen steadily, yet they remain largely outside the scope of equality and employment law protection while undergoing treatment. Assisted Reproduction, Discrimination, and the Law examines this gap in UK law, with…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Making Sense of the ECG: A Hands-On Guide book cover

    Making Sense of the ECG

    A Hands-On Guide, 5th Edition

    By Andrew Houghton

    Interpreting an ECG correctly and working out what to do next can seem like a daunting task to the non-specialist, yet it is a skill that will be invaluable to any doctor, nurse or paramedic when evaluating the condition of a patient. Making Sense of the ECG has been written specifically with this…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    CRC Press
    Making Sense of

  • Medical Immunology, 7th Edition book cover

    Medical Immunology, 7th Edition

    7th Edition

    Edited by Gabriel Virella

    This seventh edition of Medical Immunology, now in a full-color presentation, continues to provide a succinct clinical review of the human response to infection while being firmly grounded in science. The authors, distinguished and experienced educators, have been able to anticipate readers’…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    CRC Press

  • The Evolution of Medical Genetics: A British Perspective book cover

    The Evolution of Medical Genetics

    A British Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Peter S. Harper

    This informative new book presents an accessible account of the development of medical genetics over the past 70 years, one of the most important areas of 20th, and now 21st, century science and medicine. Based largely on the author’s personal involvement and career as a leader in the field over…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Geophagia: History, Epidemiology, and Etiology book cover

    Geophagia

    History, Epidemiology, and Etiology, 1st Edition

    By Anil Gupta

    Ingestion of food is a physiological process among heterotrophic organisms to obtain nutrients for survival. The consumption of soil, clay and chalk by humans is labeled as geophagia. Ancient resources and modern references deliver valuable information concerning geophagia and pica in humans. This…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    CRC Press

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