Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, Sixth Edition

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber,Susan Swogger

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838911846

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 488

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Prepared in collaboration with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated, revised, and expanded edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print and electronic resources in the health sciences, helping librarians find the answers that library users seek. Included are electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, trustworthy electronic-only resources, and resources that library users can access from home or on the go through freely available websites or via library licenses. In this benchmark guide, the authors Include new chapters on health information seeking, point-of-care sources, and global health sources Focus on works that can be considered foundational or essential, in both print and electronic formats Address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections When it comes to questions involving the health sciences, this valuable resource will point both library staff and the users they serve in the right direction.

Health Librarianship: An Introduction

An Introduction

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber,Feili Tu-Keefner Ph.D.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610698878

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 295

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Intended for students interested in careers as health sciences librarians, this insightful book presents a current view of trends and issues in the field of health librarianship from leading scholars and practitioners. • Presents current information on key issues and trends in health librarianship from contributors with many decades of combined experience • An ideal textbook for students interested in careers as health sciences librarians


Machine Translation and Global Research

Towards Improved Machine Translation Literacy in the Scholarly Community

Author: Lynne Bowker,Jairo Buitrago Ciro

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 1787567230

Category: Computers

Page: 128

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Lynne Bowker and Jairo Buitrago Ciro introduce the concept of machine translation literacy, a new kind of literacy for scholars and librarians in the digital age. This book is a must-read for researchers and information professionals eager to maximize the global reach and impact of any form of scholarly work.

Introduction to reference sources in the health sciences

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber,Jo Anne Boorkman,Jean Blackwell

Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub

ISBN: 9781555706364

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 386

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This new edition of the standard guide to health sciences sources is essential for students, librarians, and health professionals. Prepared with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated and revised fifth edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print resources and helps librarians to meet customers' changing expectations for electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, new reliable electronic-only resources, and resources that they can access from their home computers through freely available Web sites or through library licenses. The authors address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections in both the print and electronic environments, focusing on works that can be considered foundation or basic works. New contributors -- including Jean Blackwell, Feili Tu, Katherine Schilling and Tom Flemming -- provide fresh takes on organization and management of the reference collection; bibliographic sources for periodicals; indexing, abstracting, and digital database resources; U.S. government documents and technical reports; conferences, reviews, and translations; terminology; handbooks and manuals; drug information sources; and grant sources. Other chapters cover bibliographic sources for monographs, consumer health sources, medical and health statistics, directories and biographical sources, and history sources."

Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences

Author: Stephen Polgar,Shane A. Thomas

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702041947

Category: Medical

Page: 235

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The sixth edition of this book has two overall aims: to introduce the fundamental principles of research methodology and explain how these principles are applied for conducting research in the health sciences and to demonstrate how evidence produced through research is applied to solving problems in everday health care.

Social Science Reference Sources

A Practical Guide

Author: Tze-chung Li

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313304835

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 495

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Now in its third edition, this essential guide to basic reference sources in the social sciences provides evaluative entries for approximately 1,600 works in anthropology, business, economics, education, geography, history, law, political science, psychology, and sociology. The first part of the book includes chapters on general sources, while the second contains chapters on reference works in particular disciplines. Most titles published before 1980, which appear in the second edition, have been dropped, while a large number of electronic sources, including more than 200 web sites, have been added. In recognition of the proliferation of electronic information resources, the volume provides brief descriptions of the features and search methods of several online vendors.

An Introduction to the US Health Care System

Sixth Edition

Author: Steven Jonas, MD,MPH, FACPM,Raymond L. Goldsteen, DrPH,Karen Goldsteen, PhD, MPH

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826103154

Category: Medical

Page: 328

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Completely expanded and updated to account for the latest changes in the U.S. health care system, this best-selling text remains the most concise and balanced introduction to the domestic health care system. Like its predecessors, it provides an accessible overview of the basic components of the system: healthcare personnel, hospitals and other institutions, the federal government, financing and payment mechanisms, and managed care. Finally, it provides an insightful look at the prospects for health care reform. Steven Jonas, a revered expert in public health, has enlisted his colleagues, Drs. Raymond and Karen Goldsteen, to add their expertise in public health and health policy and management to this outstanding volume. All students of health care administration and policy, as well as practicing healthcare professionals who simply want a relatively brief overview of the system, will find it useful.

Fundamental Immunology

Author: William E. Paul

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781765190

Category: Medical

Page: 1603

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Now thoroughly revised and updated, this comprehensive, up-to-date text is ideal for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, microbiologists, infectious disease physicians, and any physician who treats diseases in which immunologic mechanisms play a role.

Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies E-Book

Author: Steven G. Gabbe,Jennifer R. Niebyl,Henry L Galan,Eric R. M. Jauniaux,Mark B Landon,Joe Leigh Simpson,Deborah A Driscoll

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455733954

Category: Medical

Page: 1272

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Highly readable, well illustrated, and easy to understand, Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies remains your go-to choice for authoritative guidance on managing today’s obstetric patient. Reflecting the expertise of internationally recognized authorities, this bestselling obstetrics reference has been thoroughly revised to bring you up to date on everything from ultrasound assessment of fetal anatomy and growth, to medical complications in pregnancy, to fetal therapy...and much more! Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Benefit from the knowledge and experience of international experts in obstetrics. Gain a new perspective on a wide range of today’s key issues - all evidence based and easy to read. Stay current with new coverage of fetal origins of adult disease, evidence-based medicine, quality assessment, nutrition, and global obstetric practices. Find the information you need quickly with bolded key statements, additional tables, flow diagrams, and bulleted lists for easy reference. Zero in on "Key Points" in every chapter - now made more useful than ever with the inclusion of related statistics. View new ultrasound nomograms in the Normal Values in Pregnancy appendix.

Textbook of Critical Care E-Book

Author: Jean-Louis Vincent,Edward Abraham,Patrick Kochanek,Frederick A. Moore,Mitchell P. Fink

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437715680

Category: Medical

Page: 1744

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Textbook of Critical Care, by Drs. Jean-Louis Vincent, Edward Abraham, Frederick A. Moore, Patrick Kochanek, and Mitchell P. Fink, remains your best source on effective management of critically ill patients. This trusted reference - acclaimed for its success in bridging the gap between medical and surgical critical care - now features an even stronger focus on patient outcomes, equipping you with the proven, evidence-based guidance you need to successfully overcome a full range of practice challenges. Inside, you’ll find totally updated coverage of vital topics, such as coagulation and apoptosis in certain critical care illnesses, such as acute lung injury and adult respiratory distress syndrome; sepsis and other serious infectious diseases; specific organ dysfunction and failure; and many other vital topics. At www.expertconsult.com you can access the complete contents of the book online, rapidly searchable, with regular updates plus new videos that demonstrate how to perform key critical care procedures. The result is an even more indispensable reference for every ICU. Access the complete contents of the book online at www.expertconsult.com, rapidly searchable, and stay current for years to come with regular online updates. Practice with confidence by consulting with a "who’s who" of global experts on every facet of critical care medicine. Implement today’s most promising, evidence-based care strategies with an enhanced focus on patient outcomes. Effectively apply the latest techniques and approaches with totally updated coverage of the importance of coagulation and apoptosis in certain critical care illnesses, such as acute lung injury and adult respiratory distress syndrome; sepsis and other serious infectious diseases; specific organ dysfunction and failure; and many other vital topics. See how to perform key critical care procedures by watching a wealth of new videos online. Focus on the practical guidance you need with the aid of a new, more templated format in which basic science content has been integrated within clinical chapters, and all procedural content has been streamlined for online presentation and paired with videos.

Criminal Law

Author: John Scheb,John Scheb, II

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 111134695X

Category: Social Science

Page: 528

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Current, engaging, and succinct, CRIMINAL LAW, Sixth Edition, describes both the reasoning behind criminal law and the practical applications of that law. This successful and time-tested text couples a classic organization and traditional presentation of case law with cutting-edge coverage of recent trends in law. The authors’ combined legal and practical experience provides students with firsthand insights into the American legal system, while simple, non-legal language makes this text easier to read than other law books. Featuring relevant cases-in-point throughout, the authors encourage students not only to learn but also to think about and understand the law. The text also utilizes extensive case material, covers the historical background of criminal law, and includes the latest Supreme Court decisions. This is one of two updated splits of the combined CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE, Seventh Edition (c. 2011), by the same authors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Überflieger

Warum manche Menschen erfolgreich sind - und andere nicht

Author: Malcolm Gladwell

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593405016

Category: Political Science

Page: 272

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Malcolm Gladwell, Bestsellerautor und Star des amerikanischen Buchmarkts, hat die wahren Ursachen des Erfolgs untersucht und darüber ein lehrreiches, faszinierendes Buch geschrieben. Es steckt voller Geschichten und Beispiele, die zeigen, dass auch außergewöhnlicher Erfolg selten etwas mit individuellen Eigenschaften zu tun hat, sondern mit Gegebenheiten, die es dem einen leicht und dem anderen unmöglich machen, erfolgreich zu sein. Die Frage ist nicht, wie jemand ist, sondern woher er kommt: Welche Bedingungen haben diesen Menschen hervorgebracht? Auf seiner anregenden intellektuellen Erkundung der Welt der Überflieger erklärt Gladwell unter anderem das Geheimnis der Softwaremilliardäre, wie man ein herausragender Fußballer wird, warum Asiaten so gut in Mathe sind und was die Beatles zur größten Band aller Zeiten machte.


Criminal Law and Procedure

Author: John Scheb,John Scheb, II

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495095486

Category: Social Science

Page: 720

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Important recent developments, intriguing cases, broad coverage of law and procedures...this practical, up-to-date book gives you everything you need to understand the substantive and procedural aspects of criminal law. Ideal for criminal justice, pre-law, and paralegal students, CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE includes useful student aids to help you master the material and succeed in your course. Praised for its currency, CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE includes timely topics such as the post-9-11 environment; the recent surge in white-collar crime, cybercrime, and identity theft; military courts; new sentencing guidelines; and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Using Occupational Therapy Models in Practice

A Fieldguide

Author: Merrill June Turpin,Michael K. Iwama

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048461

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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This book is a succinct and practical guide for students and practitioners applying occupational therapy models in the field. It provides an overview of the common models in practice and bridges the gap between theoretical texts on conceptual models and the immediate demands of practice. It describes occupational therapists' use of models within the realities of practice in a variety of contexts and takes the approach that practice models can be used as tools to guide clinical reasoning. Provides an in-depth overview of 9 different models which can easily be compared and contrasted Highlights the vital relationship between clinical reasoning and the practical use of models Includes tools such as clinical reasoning memory aids, diagrams and major references Presents models in the context of their culturally and historically situated development Written by internationally renowned occupational therapists who are well experienced in applying models to practice

Hayes' Principles and Methods of Toxicology, Sixth Edition

Author: A. Wallace Hayes,Claire L. Kruger

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1842145363

Category: Medical

Page: 2184

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Hayes’ Principles and Methods of Toxicology has long been established as a reliable reference to the concepts, methodologies, and assessments integral to toxicology. The new sixth edition has been revised and updated while maintaining the same high standards that have made this volume a benchmark resource in the field. With new authors and new chapters that address the advances and developments since the fifth edition, the book presents everything toxicologists and students need to know to understand hazards and mechanisms of toxicity, enabling them to better assess risk. The book begins with the four basic principles of toxicology—dose matters, people differ, everything transforms, and timing is crucial. The contributors discuss various agents of toxicity, including foodborne, solvents, crop protection chemicals, radiation, and plant and animal toxins. They examine various methods for defining and measuring toxicity in a host of areas, including genetics, carcinogenicity, toxicity in major body systems, and the environment. This new edition contains an expanded glossary reflecting significant changes in the field. New topics in this edition include: The importance of dose–response Systems toxicology Food safety The humane use and care of animals Neurotoxicology The comprehensive coverage and clear writing style make this volume an invaluable text for students and a one-stop reference for professionals.

Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT - E-Book

Technology and Techniques

Author: Kristen M. Waterstram-Rich,Paul E. Christian

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323277047

Category: Medical

Page: 760

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A comprehensive guide to procedures and technologies, Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT: Technology and Techniques provides a single source for state-of-the-art information on all aspects of nuclear medicine. Coverage includes relevant anatomy and physiology and discusses each procedure in relation to the specific use of radiopharmaceuticals and the instruments required. Edited by experts in nuclear imaging and PET/CT, Paul E. Christian and Kristen M. Waterstram-Rich, this edition has a new chapter on MRI as it relates to nuclear medicine and includes practical, step-by-step instructions for procedures. PET/CT focus with hybrid PET/CT studies in several chapters provides cutting-edge information that is especially beneficial to working technologists. CT Physics and Instrumentation chapter introduces CT as it is applied to PET imaging for combined PET/CT studies. Authoritative, comprehensive resource conveys state-of-the-art information, eliminating the need to search for information in other sources. Foundation chapters cover basic math, statistics, physics, instrumentation, computers, lab science, radiochemistry, and pharmacology, allowing you to understand how and why procedures are performed. Accessible writing style and approach to basic science subjects simplifies topics, progressing from fundamentals to more complex concepts. More than 50 practice problems in the math and statistics chapter let you brush up on basic math skills, with answers provided in the back of the book. Key terms, chapter outlines, learning objectives, and suggested readings help you organize your study. A table of radionuclides used in nuclear medicine and PET is provided in the appendix for quick reference. A glossary provides definitions of key terms and important concepts. High-profile editors and contributors come from a variety of educational and clinical settings, providing a broad philosophic and geographic perspective. New MRI Physics, Instrumentation and Clinical Introduction chapter provides important background on MRI and its relationship with nuclear medicine. Procedures boxes in body systems chapters provide step-by-step descriptions of clinical procedures. Updates and revisions keep you current with the latest advances. Expanded 16-page color insert includes more diagnostic images demonstrating realistic scans found in practice.

Surgical Technology - E-Book

Principles and Practice

Author: Joanna Kotcher Fuller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032329233X

Category: Medical

Page: 1136

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Deliver the best patient care before, during, and after surgery with this straightforward, step-by-step guide to surgical skills and operating room procedures. It provides comprehensive coverage of all the updated AST Core Curriculum, 6th Edition components — health care sciences, technological sciences, patient care concepts, surgical technology, and surgical procedures. A mentoring approach makes even complex skills and techniques easy to understand. User-friendly features such as full-color illustrations, chapter outlines and summaries, review questions, critical thinking exercises, and technique boxes help you focus on the most important concepts and make it easier to retain and recall critical information. Chapter objectives correspond to the latest AST Core Curriculum objectives to ensure you have access to the most reliable information in the operating room. Enhanced critical thinking scenarios at the end of each chapter help you strengthen your critical thinking and clinical decision-making skills and highlight practical applications of key concepts. Additional information on special populations, including bariatric, pregnant, physically or mentally challenged, isolation, trauma, language barrier, and substance abuse patients, highlights important considerations for the surgical technologist regarding transfer, preparation, and procedure set up. Expanded coverage of surgical lasers keeps you up to date with the latest technology so you can effectively assess the function, assembly, use, and care of equipment in the surgical suite. UPDATED! Coverage reflects the new AST Core Curriculum, 6th Edition to keep you current. NEW! Chapters on Disaster Preparedness and Response and Transplant Surgery offer cutting-edge information on these key topics. Coverage of the Assistant Circulator role, as well as a break down of first and second scrub roles, help you better understand the responsibilities of each member of the surgical team.

Pathophysiology of Disease An Introduction to Clinical Medicine, Sixth Edition

VS ebook for Pathophysiology of Disease

Author: Stephen J. McPhee,Gary D. Hammer

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007171474X

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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NOW in full color! A complete case-based review of the essentials of pathophysiology – covering all major organs and systems 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is a great addition to the ranks of pathophysiology books for graduate students in medicine. It also is useful as a reference while on the wards as a memory jogger for basic anatomy, physiology, and pathology of common diseases. The addition of the full-color diagrammatic illustrations and tables and the expanded case studies make the e book aesthetically pleasing and easily navigable. Overall, this is a great book to have on hand for the preclinical years, clinical years, and beyond!"--Doody's Review Service This trusted text introduces you to clinical medicine by reviewing the pathophysiologic basis of the signs and symptoms of 100 diseases commonly encountered in medical practice. Each chapter first describes normal function of a major organ or organ system, then turns attention to the pathology and disordered physiology, including the role of genetics, immunology, and infection in pathogenesis. Underlying disease mechanisms are described, along with their systems, signs, and symptoms, and the way these mechanisms themselves determine the most effective treatment. This unique interweaving of physiological and pathological concepts will put you on the path towards thinking about signs and symptoms in terms of their pathologic basis, giving you an understanding of the “whys” behind both illness and treatment. Features NEW full-color presentation 111 case studies (22 new ones) provide an opportunity for you to test your understanding of the pathophysiology of each clinical entity discussed A complete chapter devoted to detailed analyses of the cases “Checkpoint” review questions appear throughout every chapter Numerous tables and diagrams encapsulate important information References for each chapter topic NEW sections in the chapters on liver disease and inflammatory rheumatic diseases and a completely rewritten chapter on male reproductive tract disorders Visit www.LangeTextbooks.com to access MP3 audio cases and other valuable resources.