new trends on monitoring and diagnosis for health sciences



Patrick Roose Chemical Marine Monitoring. Policy Framework and Analytical Trends Patrick Roose Chemical Marine Monitoring. Policy Framework and Analytical Trends Новинка

Patrick Roose Chemical Marine Monitoring. Policy Framework and Analytical Trends

14750.41 руб.
Wide- scale chemical monitoring programmes are required by international conventions and European Union policies such as the Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC) and the new EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). This entails all waters, including transitional and coastal waters, sediments and biota. The final volume in the Water Quality Measurement Serieshighlights policy frameworks and analytical trends with an emphasis on laboratory methods and quality control. Within this comprehensive text, the following sections are included: Setting the Scene; monitoring of pollutants Policy Settings; international conventions and EU marine strategy Marine monitored parameters; trace elements, chemical species, organic micropollutants, and nutrients Types of monitoring; classical chemical monitoring, biomonitoring and in-situ methods Quality assurance; certified reference materials for marine monitoring Research and developments; the role of sediments in coastal monitoring, and passive sampling technologies Chemical Marine Monitoring: Policy Framework and Analytical Trends is intended for postgraduates and researchers working in analytical chemistry and its application to environmental and health analyses. Those interested in developing new methods and materials in relation to drinking water regulations with also find this book beneficial.
Mulu Abraha Modelling Trends of Health and Health related indicators. 1995-2008 Mulu Abraha Modelling Trends of Health and Health related indicators. 1995-2008 Новинка

Mulu Abraha Modelling Trends of Health and Health related indicators. 1995-2008

10014 руб.
Federal Ministry of Health has been publishing health and health related indicators on annual basis for the last 14 years. However, the trends and the trend-determinants of these indicators hasn't been analyzed in a systematic manner. Therefore, this modelling analysis was exercised to describe the trends, fit best fit equations/models that could explain the trends, identify determinants of the trends and predict future values based on the trends. Based on this analysis, thirty basic indicators were included in the analysis. Data quality issues were extensively adressed through the utilization of various techniques indicated in the body of this monograph. Key findings include graphs indicating trendlines, equations/models describing trends, determinants of maternal mortality and predicted values for MDG relevant indicators
Worden Keith Structural Health Monitoring. A Machine Learning Perspective Worden Keith Structural Health Monitoring. A Machine Learning Perspective Новинка

Worden Keith Structural Health Monitoring. A Machine Learning Perspective

12667.68 руб.
Written by global leaders and pioneers in the field, this book is a must-have read for researchers, practicing engineers and university faculty working in SHM. Structural Health Monitoring: A Machine Learning Perspective is the first comprehensive book on the general problem of structural health monitoring. The authors, renowned experts in the field, consider structural health monitoring in a new manner by casting the problem in the context of a machine learning/statistical pattern recognition paradigm, first explaining the paradigm in general terms then explaining the process in detail with further insight provided via numerical and experimental studies of laboratory test specimens and in-situ structures. This paradigm provides a comprehensive framework for developing SHM solutions. Structural Health Monitoring: A Machine Learning Perspective makes extensive use of the authors’ detailed surveys of the technical literature, the experience they have gained from teaching numerous courses on this subject, and the results of performing numerous analytical and experimental structural health monitoring studies. Considers structural health monitoring in a new manner by casting the problem in the context of a machine learning/statistical pattern recognition paradigm Emphasises an integrated approach to the development of structural health monitoring solutions by coupling the measurement hardware portion of the problem directly with the data interrogation algorithms Benefits from extensive use of the authors’ detailed surveys of 800 papers in the technical literature and the experience they have gained from teaching numerous short courses on this subject.
Spencer D. Kroll Online Health Surfing. Trends, Methods and Insights in Internet Health Information Spencer D. Kroll Online Health Surfing. Trends, Methods and Insights in Internet Health Information Новинка

Spencer D. Kroll Online Health Surfing. Trends, Methods and Insights in Internet Health Information

1402 руб.
Книга "Online Health Surfing. Trends, Methods and Insights in Internet Health Information".
Smithson W. Henry ABC of Epilepsy Smithson W. Henry ABC of Epilepsy Новинка

Smithson W. Henry ABC of Epilepsy

3087.31 руб.
ABC of Epilepsy provides a practical guide for general practitioners, and all those working in primary care, on the diagnosis, treatment and management of epilepsy, and for the continued monitoring and long term support of what is still a relatively poorly understood neurological disorder. This brand new title in the ABC series is highly illustrated throughout and presents what epilepsy is, its classification, and how to diagnose it. It covers anti-epileptic drugs and non-drug treatments, as well as self-management and living with epilepsy. Edited by a general practitioner and neurologist team, the ABC of Epilepsy reflects current NICE guidelines and is ideal for all GPs, primary health care professionals, practice nurses and specialist nurses, and non-specialist medical staff who play an increasing role in monitoring and managing of epilepsy patients.
LaVeist Thomas A. Race, Ethnicity, and Health. A Public Health Reader LaVeist Thomas A. Race, Ethnicity, and Health. A Public Health Reader Новинка

LaVeist Thomas A. Race, Ethnicity, and Health. A Public Health Reader

7127.79 руб.
Race, Ethnicity and Health, Second Edition, is a new and critical selection of hallmark articles that address health disparities in America. It effectively documents the need for equal treatment and equal health status for minorities. Intended as a resource for faculty and students in public health as well as the social sciences, it will be also be valuable to public health administrators and frontline staff who serve diverse racial and ethnic populations. The book brings together the best peer reviewed research literature from the leading scholars and faculty in this growing field, providing a historical and political context for the study of health, race, and ethnicity, with key findings on disparities in access, use, and quality. This volume also examines the role of health care providers in health disparities and discusses the issue of matching patients and doctors by race. There has been considerable new research since the original manuscript’s preparation in 2001 and publication in 2002, and reflecting this, more than half the book is new content. New chapters cover: reflections on demographic changes in the US based on the current census; metrics and nomenclature for disparities; theories of genetic basis for disparities; the built environment; residential segregation; environmental health; occupational health; health disparities in integrated communities; Latino health; Asian populations; stress and health; physician/patient relationships; hospital treatment of minorities; the slavery hypertension hypothesis; geographic disparities; and intervention design.
Kerr Kathleen F. Design and Analysis of Experiments in the Health Sciences Kerr Kathleen F. Design and Analysis of Experiments in the Health Sciences Новинка

Kerr Kathleen F. Design and Analysis of Experiments in the Health Sciences

5143.89 руб.
An accessible and practical approach to the design and analysis of experiments in the health sciences Design and Analysis of Experiments in the Health Sciences provides a balanced presentation of design and analysis issues relating to data in the health sciences and emphasizes new research areas, the crucial topic of clinical trials, and state-of-the- art applications. Advancing the idea that design drives analysis and analysis reveals the design, the book clearly explains how to apply design and analysis principles in animal, human, and laboratory experiments while illustrating topics with applications and examples from randomized clinical trials and the modern topic of microarrays. The authors outline the following five types of designs that form the basis of most experimental structures: Completely randomized designs Randomized block designs Factorial designs Multilevel experiments Repeated measures designs A related website features a wealth of data sets that are used throughout the book, allowing readers to work hands-on with the material. In addition, an extensive bibliography outlines additional resources for further study of the presented topics. Requiring only a basic background in statistics, Design and Analysis of Experiments in the Health Sciences is an excellent book for introductory courses on experimental design and analysis at the graduate level. The book also serves as a valuable resource for researchers in medicine, dentistry, nursing, epidemiology, statistical genetics, and public health.
Devajit Sarmah and Booloo Sharma Diabetes And HbA1c: An Indian Perspective Devajit Sarmah and Booloo Sharma Diabetes And HbA1c: An Indian Perspective Новинка

Devajit Sarmah and Booloo Sharma Diabetes And HbA1c: An Indian Perspective

4358 руб.
India is becoming the diabetic capital of the world. The economic burden of diabetes and its complications are enormous. Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS) and Post Prandial Blood Sugar (PPBS) has always been the test of choice for diagnosis of diabetes though Oral Glucose tolerance test (OGTT) is considered often. But the trend of using HbA1c for diagnosis is not there in India although HbA1c is very often used for monitoring of diabetes. Many a time a clinician cannot rely on the laboratory reports for fasting sugar, resulting in under-diagnosis or over diagnosis of diabetes. After dealing with both the clinical and research aspect of diabetes for many years, we understand that diagnosis of diabetes and prevention of its complications among patient have always remained a challenge for Indian doctors. Though HbA1c have been advocated by several global associations for diagnosis of diabetes, it is not utilized in India. The book presents HbA1c in Indian scenario followed by a critical comparison between HbA1c, FBG and OGTT. It describes how and why HbA1c excels as a diagnostic test for diabetes among Indians, and how it can serve as a single biomarker for diagnosis and monitoring diabetes.
Daniel Segal L. Aging and Mental Health Daniel Segal L. Aging and Mental Health Новинка

Daniel Segal L. Aging and Mental Health

4250.85 руб.
Fully updated and revised, this new edition of a highly successful text provides students, clinicians, and academics with a thorough introduction to aging and mental health. The third edition of Aging and Mental Health is filled with new updates and features, including the impact of the DSM-5 on diagnosis and treatment of older adults. Like its predecessors, it uses case examples to introduce readers to the field of aging and mental health. It also provides both a synopsis of basic gerontology needed for clinical work with older adults and an analysis of several facets of aging well. Introductory chapters are followed by a series of chapters that describe the major theoretical models used to understand mental health and mental disorders among older adults. Following entries are devoted to the major forms of mental disorders in later life, with a focus on diagnosis, assessment, and treatment issues. Finally, the book focuses on the settings and contexts of professional mental health practice and on emerging policy issues that affect research and practice. This combination of theory and practice helps readers conceptualize mental health problems in later life and negotiate the complex decisions involved with the assessment and treatment of those problems. Features new material on important topics including positive mental health, hoarding disorder, chronic pain, housing, caregiving, and ethical and legal concerns Substantially revised and updated throughout, including reference to the DSM-5 Offers chapter-end recommendations of websites for further information Includes discussion questions and critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter Aging and Mental Health, Third Edition is an ideal text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in psychology, for service providers in psychology, psychiatry, social work, and counseling, and for clinicians who are experienced mental health service providers but who have not had much experience working specifically with older adults and their families.
David J. Pittenger Understanding and Conducting Research in the Health Sciences David J. Pittenger Understanding and Conducting Research in the Health Sciences Новинка

David J. Pittenger Understanding and Conducting Research in the Health Sciences

10678.86 руб.
A comprehensive introduction to behavioral and social science research methods in the health sciences Understanding and Conducting Research in the Health Sciences is designed to develop and facilitate the ability to conduct research and understand the practical value of designing, conducting, interpreting, and reporting behavioral and social science research findings in the health science and medical fields. The book provides complete coverage of the process behind these research methods, including information-gathering, decision formation, and results presentation. Examining the application of behavioral and social science research methodologies within the health sciences, the book focuses on implementing and developing relevant research questions, collecting and managing data, and communicating various research perspectives. An essential book for readers looking to possess an understanding of all aspects of conducting research in the health science field, Understanding and Conducting Research in the Health Sciences features: Various research designs that are appropriate for use in the health sciences, including single-participant, multi-group, longitudinal, correlational, and experimental designs Step-by-step coverage of single-factor and multifactor studies as well as single-subject and nonexperimental methods Accessible chapter explanations, real-world examples, and numerous illustrations throughout Guidance regarding how to write about research within the formatting styles of the American Medical Association and the American Psychological Association The book is an excellent educational resource for healthcare and health service practitioners and researchers who are interested in conducting and understanding behavioral and social science research done within the health sciences arena. The book is also a useful resource for students taking courses in the fields of medicine, public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, and the health sciences.
Biao Huang Process Control System Fault Diagnosis. A Bayesian Approach Biao Huang Process Control System Fault Diagnosis. A Bayesian Approach Новинка

Biao Huang Process Control System Fault Diagnosis. A Bayesian Approach

10755.4 руб.
Process Control System Fault Diagnosis: A Bayesian Approach Ruben T. Gonzalez, University of Alberta, Canada Fei Qi, Suncor Energy Inc., Canada Biao Huang, University of Alberta, Canada Data-driven Inferential Solutions for Control System Fault Diagnosis A typical modern process system consists of hundreds or even thousands of control loops, which are overwhelming for plant personnel to monitor. The main objectives of this book are to establish a new framework for control system fault diagnosis, to synthesize observations of different monitors with a prior knowledge, and to pinpoint possible abnormal sources on the basis of Bayesian theory. Process Control System Fault Diagnosis: A Bayesian Approach consolidates results developed by the authors, along with the fundamentals, and presents them in a systematic way. The book provides a comprehensive coverage of various Bayesian methods for control system fault diagnosis, along with a detailed tutorial. The book is useful for graduate students and researchers as a monograph and as a reference for state-of-the-art techniques in control system performance monitoring and fault diagnosis. Since several self-contained practical examples are included in the book, it also provides a place for practicing engineers to look for solutions to their daily monitoring and diagnosis problems. Key features: • A comprehensive coverage of Bayesian Inference for control system fault diagnosis. • Theory and applications are self-contained. • Provides detailed algorithms and sample Matlab codes. • Theory is illustrated through benchmark simulation examples, pilot-scale experiments and industrial application. Process Control System Fault Diagnosis: A Bayesian Approach is a comprehensive guide for graduate students, practicing engineers, and researchers who are interests in applying theory to practice.
Gerjo Kok Planning Health Promotion Programs. An Intervention Mapping Approach Gerjo Kok Planning Health Promotion Programs. An Intervention Mapping Approach Новинка

Gerjo Kok Planning Health Promotion Programs. An Intervention Mapping Approach

8450.67 руб.
The Intervention Mapping bible, updated with new theory, trends, and cases Planning Health Promotion Programs is the «bible» of the field, guiding students and practitioners through the planning process from a highly practical perspective. Using an original framework called Intervention Mapping, this book presents a series of steps, tasks, and processes that help you develop effective health promotion and education programs using a variety of approaches. As no single model can accurately predict all health behavior or environmental changes, this book shows you how to choose useful theories and integrate constructs from multiple theories to describe health problems and develop appropriate promotion and education solutions. This new fourth edition has been streamlined for efficiency, with information on the latest theories and trends in public health, including competency-based training and inter-professional education. New examples and case studies show you these concepts in action, and the companion website provides lecture slides, additional case studies, and a test bank to bring this book directly into the classroom. Health education and health promotion is a central function of many public health roles, and new models, theories, and planning approaches are always emerging. This book guides you through the planning process using the latest developments in the field, and a practical approach that serves across discipline boundaries. Merge multiple theories into a single health education solution Learn the methods and processes of intervention planning Gain a practical understanding of multiple planning approaches Get up to date on the latest theories, trends, and developments in the field Both academic and practice settings need a realistic planning handbook based on system, not prescription. Planning Health Promotion Programs is the essential guide to the process, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to develop solutions without a one-size-fits-all approach.
Jean-Claude Trigeassou Electrical Machines Diagnosis Jean-Claude Trigeassou Electrical Machines Diagnosis Новинка

Jean-Claude Trigeassou Electrical Machines Diagnosis

13067.62 руб.
Monitoring and diagnosis of electrical machine faults is a scientific and economic issue which is motivated by objectives for reliability and serviceability in electrical drives. This book provides a survey of the techniques used to detect the faults occurring in electrical drives: electrical, thermal and mechanical faults of the electrical machine, faults of the static converter and faults of the energy storage unit. Diagnosis of faults occurring in electrical drives is an essential part of a global monitoring system used to improve reliability and serviceability. This diagnosis is performed with a large variety of techniques: parameter estimation, state observation, Kalman filtering, spectral analysis, neural networks, fuzzy logic, artificial intelligence, etc. Particular emphasis in this book is put on the modeling of the electrical machine in faulty situations. Electrical Machines Diagnosis presents original results obtained mainly by French researchers in different domains. It will be useful as a guideline for the conception of more robust electrical machines and indeed for engineers who have to monitor and maintain electrical drives. As the monitoring and diagnosis of electrical machines is still an open domain, this book will also be very useful to researchers.
Banks Catherine M. Modeling and Simulation in the Medical and Health Sciences Banks Catherine M. Modeling and Simulation in the Medical and Health Sciences Новинка

Banks Catherine M. Modeling and Simulation in the Medical and Health Sciences

7761.38 руб.
This edited book is divided into three parts: Fundamentals of Medical and Health Sciences Modeling and Simulation introduces modeling and simulation in the medical and health sciences; Medical and Health Sciences Models provides the theoretical underpinnings of medical and health sciences modeling; and Modeling and Simulation Applications in Medical and Health Sciences focuses on teaching, training, and research applications. The book begins with a general discussion of modeling and simulation from the modeling and simulation discipline perspective. This discussion grounds the reader in common terminology. It also relates this terminology to concepts found in the medical and health care (MHC) area to help bridge the gap between developers and MHC practitioners. Three distinct modes of modeling and simulation are described: live, constructive, and virtual. The live approach explains the concept of using real (live) people employing real equipment for training purposes. The constructive mode is a means of engaging medical modeling and simulation. In constructive simulation, simulated people and simulated equipment are developed to augment real-world conditions for training or experimentation purposes. The virtual mode is perhaps the most fascinating as virtual operating rooms and synthetic training environments are being produced for practitioners and educators at break-neck speed. In this mode, real people are employing simulated equipment to improve physical skills and decision-making ability.
Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld Health Care Policy. Issues and Trends Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld Health Care Policy. Issues and Trends Новинка

Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld Health Care Policy. Issues and Trends

4664 руб.
Книга "Health Care Policy. Issues and Trends".
Venkatapuram Sridhar Health Justice. An Argument from the Capabilities Approach Venkatapuram Sridhar Health Justice. An Argument from the Capabilities Approach Новинка

Venkatapuram Sridhar Health Justice. An Argument from the Capabilities Approach

5539.88 руб.
Social factors have a powerful influence on human health and longevity. Yet the social dimensions of health are often obscured in public discussions due to the overwhelming focus in health policy on medical care, individual-level risk factor research, and changing individual behaviours. Likewise, in philosophical approaches to health and social justice, the debates have largely focused on rationing problems in health care and on personal responsibility. However, a range of events over the past two decades such as the study of modern famines, the global experience of HIV/AIDS, the international women’s health movement, and the flourishing of social epidemiological research have drawn attention to the robust relationship between health and broad social arrangements. In Health Justice, Sridhar Venkatapuram takes up the problem of identifying what claims individuals have in regard to their health in modern societies and the globalized world. Recognizing the social bases of health and longevity, Venkatapuram extends the ‘Capabilities Approach’ of Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum into the domain of health and health sciences. In so doing, he formulates an inter-disciplinary argument that draws on the natural and social sciences as well as debates around social justice to argue for every human being’s moral entitlement to a capability to be healthy. An ambitious integration of the health sciences and the Capabilities Approach, Health Justice aims to provide a concrete ethical grounding for the human right to health, while advancing the field of health policy and placing health at the centre of social justice theory. With a foreword by Sir Michael Marmot, chair of the WHO Commission on the Social Determinants of Health.
Various The Health and Diseases of Rabbits - A Collection of Articles on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Ailments Affecting Rabbits Various The Health and Diseases of Rabbits - A Collection of Articles on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Ailments Affecting Rabbits Новинка

Various The Health and Diseases of Rabbits - A Collection of Articles on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Ailments Affecting Rabbits

3602 руб.
This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience. Each publication has been professionally curated and includes all details on the original source material. This particular instalment, "The Health and Diseases of Rabbits" contains information on the diagnosis and treatment of rabbit ailments. It is intended to illustrate the main aspects of rabbit health and serves as a guide for anyone wishing to obtain a general knowledge of the subject and understand the field in its historical context. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Jiannong Cao, Xuefeng Liu Wireless Sensor Networks for Structural Health Monitoring Jiannong Cao, Xuefeng Liu Wireless Sensor Networks for Structural Health Monitoring Новинка

Jiannong Cao, Xuefeng Liu Wireless Sensor Networks for Structural Health Monitoring

9464 руб.
Книга "Wireless Sensor Networks for Structural Health Monitoring".
Robert Randall Bond Vibration-based Condition Monitoring. Industrial, Aerospace and Automotive Applications Robert Randall Bond Vibration-based Condition Monitoring. Industrial, Aerospace and Automotive Applications Новинка

Robert Randall Bond Vibration-based Condition Monitoring. Industrial, Aerospace and Automotive Applications

12275.65 руб.
Without doubt the best modern and up-to-date text on the topic, wirtten by one of the world leading experts in the field. Should be on the desk of any practitioner or researcher involved in the field of Machine Condition Monitoring Simon Braun, Israel Institute of Technology Explaining complex ideas in an easy to understand way, Vibration-based Condition Monitoring provides a comprehensive survey of the application of vibration analysis to the condition monitoring of machines. Reflecting the natural progression of these systems by presenting the fundamental material and then moving onto detection, diagnosis and prognosis, Randall presents classic and state-of-the-art research results that cover vibration signals from rotating and reciprocating machines; basic signal processing techniques; fault detection; diagnostic techniques, and prognostics. Developed out of notes for a course in machine condition monitoring given by Robert Bond Randall over ten years at the University of New South Wales, Vibration-based Condition Monitoring: Industrial, Aerospace and Automotive Applications is essential reading for graduate and postgraduate students/ researchers in machine condition monitoring and diagnostics as well as condition monitoring practitioners and machine manufacturers who want to include a machine monitoring service with their product. Includes a number of exercises for each chapter, many based on Matlab, to illustrate basic points as well as to facilitate the use of the book as a textbook for courses in the topic. Accompanied by a website www.wiley.com/go/randall housing exercises along with data sets and implementation code in Matlab for some of the methods as well as other pedagogical aids. Authored by an internationally recognised authority in the area of condition monitoring.
Heidi Levine College Student Mental Health. New Directions for Student Services, Number 156 Heidi Levine College Student Mental Health. New Directions for Student Services, Number 156 Новинка

Heidi Levine College Student Mental Health. New Directions for Student Services, Number 156

2227.47 руб.
In recent years, there has been heightened attention paid to the mental health needs of college students, the range and scope of these issues, and the challenges related to providing mental health services. Counseling center data, changing legal mandates and anecdotal reports from senior practitioners all point to the growing complexity of managing these issues. This volume examines clinical issues for student affairs professionals beyond the counseling center– addressing how campuses can be prepared for and respond to mental health issues. It helps readers cultivate a community-centered understanding of and sense of shared responsibility for promoting mental health, knowledge about best practices for service provision, and strategies for dealing with mental health issues pertaining to specific student populations and issues within the environment. Topics covered include: Contextual and foundational information related to current student mental health trends, Mental health aspects of certain populations including military-connected students, students on the autism spectrum, and international student, Bigger-picture, systemic issues related to mental health faced by colleges and universities, and Future directions of mental health on campuses. This is the 156th volume of this Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly series. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
Child Tim Obstetrics and Gynaecology Child Tim Obstetrics and Gynaecology Новинка

Child Tim Obstetrics and Gynaecology

5064.69 руб.
Obstetrics & Gynaecology has established itself as a key recommendation for faculty and a firm favourite for health sciences students. The opening sections of this new edition incorporate the relevant basic science, history and examination, investigations and diagnosis, as well as common diseases, abnormalities, and complications in gynaecology and obstetrics respectively. These are supported by two unique sections on gynaecology and obstetrics management, which are tailored to help students revise for exams, especially OSCEs. A brand new chapter covering ethics in obstetrics and gynaecology makes this fully-updated fourth edition the most comprehensive introduction available. Obstetrics & Gynaecology now includes a companion website at www.impeyobgyn.com, featuring self-assessment MCQs and EMQs, chapter summary slides, and all the figures from the book as PowerPoint slides.
Monique Frize Health Care Engineering, Part I. Clinical Engineering and Technology Management Monique Frize Health Care Engineering, Part I. Clinical Engineering and Technology Management Новинка

Monique Frize Health Care Engineering, Part I. Clinical Engineering and Technology Management

4477 руб.
The first chapter describes the health care delivery systems in Canada and in the U.S. This is followed by examples of various approaches used to measure physiological variables in humans, either for the purpose of diagnosis or monitoring potential disease conditions; a brief description of sensor technologies is included. The function and role of the clinical engineer in managing medical technologies in industrialized and in developing countries are presented. This is followed by a chapter on patient safety (mainly electrical safety and electromagnetic interference); it includes a section on how to minimize liability and how to develop a quality assurance program for technology management. The next chapter discusses applications of telemedicine, including technical, social, and ethical issues. The last chapter presents a discussion on the impact of technology on health care and the technology assessment process.This two-part book consolidates material that supports courses on technology development and management issues in health care institutions. It can be useful for anyone involved in design, development, or research, whether in industry, hospitals, or government.Table of Contents: Preface / The Health Care System in North America (Canada and U.S.) / Measuring Physiological Variables in Humans / Management of Medical Technologies in Industrialized and Developing Countries / Safety Considerations, Minimizing Liability, and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) / Telemedicin...
John Cherrie Monitoring for Health Hazards at Work John Cherrie Monitoring for Health Hazards at Work Новинка

John Cherrie Monitoring for Health Hazards at Work

7063.61 руб.
Monitoring for Health Hazards at Work has become an essential companion for students and professionals in occupational hygiene, offering a concise account of the dangers faced in a wide variety of work environments and giving practical, step-by-step guidance to gauge exposure. It includes: Coverage of most major health hazards: airborne dust, fibres, gases, vapours, noise, radiation, and biological agents Accounts of the latest equipment and techniques required to monitor such hazards Full guidance on how to undertake risk assessments Now thoroughly revised and restructured by an eminent new team of authors, the fourth edition brings this valuable handbook right up to date.
Aubrey Milunsky Genetic Disorders and the Fetus. Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment Aubrey Milunsky Genetic Disorders and the Fetus. Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment Новинка

Aubrey Milunsky Genetic Disorders and the Fetus. Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment

19202.42 руб.
Genetic Disorders and the Fetus: Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment, Seventh Edition is the eagerly awaited new edition of the discipline-leading text that has been at the forefront of diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of fetal genetic disorders for over 36 years. The seventh edition continues the long-established tradition of excellence that has become synonymous with this text. The book builds on the foundations of preconception and prenatal genetic counseling and the original pillars of prenatal diagnosis while also providing authoritative coverage of exciting developments in non-invasive genetic testing and rapidly developing molecular techniques, including microarray analysis and next generation sequencing, that are revolutionizing the field. Chapters are once again authored by internationally recognized authorities in the field of prenatal diagnosis. The editors have added three entirely new chapters to this edition to complement the complete revision of existing content. The three new chapters focus on non-invasive prenatal screening, placental genetics, and the psychology of prenatal and perinatal grief. The broad-ranging coverage and international scope will ensure that the new edition maintains its role as the major repository for information on all aspects of prenatal diagnosis. The editors have brought together an invaluable collection of evidence-based facts bolstered by knowledge and decades of experience in the field. Genetic Disorders and the Fetus: Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment, 7th Edition is a timely update to this world-leading text.
Barbara Bain J. Leukaemia Diagnosis Barbara Bain J. Leukaemia Diagnosis Новинка

Barbara Bain J. Leukaemia Diagnosis

12676.73 руб.
From the bestselling author, Barbara J. Bain, the new edition of this practical reference on the principles of leukaemia diagnosis and classification has been fully updated, and incorporates the recently revised WHO classification. Leukaemias are a very heterogeneous group of diseases, which differ from each other in aetiology, pathogenesis, prognosis and responsiveness to treatment. Accurate diagnosis and classification are vital for the identification of specific biological entities and underpin scientific advances in this field. The detailed characterization of haematological neoplasms is also essential for the optimal management of individual patients. In this user-friendly guide, Professor Bain illustrates and explains how these many laboratory techniques are used for the diagnosis and classification of leukaemia and related disorders. Leukaemia Diagnosis, Fifth Edition will be highly valuable to trainee haematologists and laboratory scientists in haematology and related disciplines, and will also prove a useful reference source and teaching aid for those who already have expertise in this field. In addition, cytogeneticists and molecular geneticists will find that this book enhances their understanding of the relationship of their disciplines to the diagnosis, classification and monitoring of leukaemia and related disorders. Essential reading for every haematologist and haematopathologist, Leukaemia Diagnosis, Fifth Edition features Over 300 high quality full colour digital images of abnormal cells in leukaemia and lymphoma supplemented by histological, cytogenetic and immunophenotyping images Recent information on cytogenetic and molecular genetic abnormalities in leukaemia Updated information on the characteristic immunophenotypic characteristics of different categories of leukaemia
Onur Dogu Design of a Multi-Agent System for Process Monitoring and Supervision Onur Dogu Design of a Multi-Agent System for Process Monitoring and Supervision Новинка

Onur Dogu Design of a Multi-Agent System for Process Monitoring and Supervision

5707 руб.
New process monitoring and control strategies are developing every day together with process automation strategies to satisfy the needs of diverse industries. Fault detection and diagnosis are some of the new and promising growth areas in process control. With the help of the development of powerful computer systems, the extensive amount of process data from all over the plant can be put to use in an efficient manner by storing and manipulation. With this development, data-driven process monitoring approaches had the chance to emerge compared to model-based approaches. Therefore, the objective of this research is to layout the basis for designing and implementing a multi-agent system for process monitoring and supervision. The agent-based programming approach adopted in the research provides a number of advantages, such as, flexibility, adaptation and ease of use. The designed multi-agent system allows: a) easy manipulation and preprocessing of plant data both for training and online application; b) detection of process faults; and c) diagnosis of the source of the fault.
Stevens Gregory D. Vulnerable Populations in the United States Stevens Gregory D. Vulnerable Populations in the United States Новинка

Stevens Gregory D. Vulnerable Populations in the United States

6731.81 руб.
Based on the authors' teaching and research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, the second edition of this landmark text offers a general framework for students, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers for learning about vulnerable populations. It contains in-depth data and information on major health and health care disparities by race or ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health insurance coverage. It is thoroughly updated to include the latest data and trends and provides a detailed synthesis of recent and increasingly expansive programs and initiatives to remedy these disparities. To keep current with recent trends it incorporates the latest Healthy People 2020 objectives, includes new sections on real-world clinical examples, and discusses the impact of health care reform on vulnerable populations. The book's Web site includes instructor's materials that may be downloaded. Praise for the First Edition of Vulnerable Populations in the United States «An excellent primer for undergraduates and graduate students interested in vulnerable populations and health disparities.» —New England Journal of Medicine «Combines thoughtful, coherent theory with a large amount of information available in a single source. It will prove to be a valuable resource for policymakers, researchers, teachers, and students alike for years to come.» —Journal of the American Medical Association «A very worthwhile read for health care administrators, health policy analysts, public health and health promotion practitioners, students of public health, and health researchers.» —Inquiry «It makes clear that, for political, social, and economic (as well as moral) reasons, the country must increasingly make vulnerable populations a national health policy priority.» —Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved «I have reviewed a number of books looking for meaningful content to help my students understand and work with vulnerable populations. This is the most comprehensive, yet understandable book on the topic.» —Doody's Reviews «Provides much-needed guidance to policymakers challenged with providing solutions to this embarrassing issue in the United States.» —F. Douglas Scutchfield, MD, Peter P. Bosomworth Professor of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Kentucky Companion Web site: www.josseybass.com/go/shi
Joel Berg H. Early Childhood Oral Health Joel Berg H. Early Childhood Oral Health Новинка

Joel Berg H. Early Childhood Oral Health

9987.15 руб.
Dental caries has been called a “silent epidemic” and is the most prevalent chronic disease affecting children. Though much has been written on the science and practice of managing this disease, publications are diverse in their loci, preventing easy access to the reader. Early Childhood Oral Health coalesces all the important information related to this topic in a comprehensive reference for students, academics, and practitioners. This second edition expands the scope of the first and puts an additional focus on interprofessional and global efforts that are necessary to manage the growing disease crisis and screening and risk assessment efforts that have expanded with the boom of new technologies. With updated references and incorporating the latest research, chapters address the biology and epidemiology of caries, the clinical management of early childhood caries, risk assessment, and early diagnosis. Other topics include public health approaches to managing caries worldwide, implementation of new caries prevention programs, fluoride regimens, and community programs, and family oral health education. Brand new are four chapters on the medical management of early childhood caries, considerations for children with special needs, interprofessional education and practice, and how the newest policy issues and the Affordable Care Act affect dental care. A must-read for pediatric dentists, cariologists, public health dentists, and students in these fields, Early Childhood Oral Health is also relevant for pediatricians and pediatric nursing specialists worldwide.
Brande Flamez Diagnosing and Treating Children and Adolescents. A Guide for Mental Health Professionals Brande Flamez Diagnosing and Treating Children and Adolescents. A Guide for Mental Health Professionals Новинка

Brande Flamez Diagnosing and Treating Children and Adolescents. A Guide for Mental Health Professionals

6914.18 руб.
A guide to treating mental health issues in children and adolescents Diagnosis and Treatment of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals is a resource tailored to the particular needs of current and future counselors, behavioral healthcare clinicians, and other helping professionals working with this vulnerable population. With in-depth content broken into two sections, this book first provides a foundation in the diagnostic process by covering the underlying principles of diagnosis and treatment planning, and then applies this framework to the DSM-5 categories related to children and adolescents. With research continually reshaping our understanding of mental health, it is critical mental health professionals make decisions based on evidence-based pathways that include the specialized research around children and adolescents. The leading experts who contributed to this book share contemporary perspectives on developmental considerations, assessment information, presenting symptoms, comorbidity, levels of severity, prevalence data, and other relevant factors. Structured content of chapters provides a crosswalk between the DSM-5 and this book Updated content based upon the changes, additions, and revisions to the DSM-5 that affect diagnosis, assessment, and treatment Pedagogical features, such as learning objectives, case studies, guided practice exercises, and additional resources, to support effective learning Diagnosis and Treatment of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Clinical and School Settings is a critical resource for mental health practitioners and graduate students working toward a career in a mental health profession.
Ramoni Adeogun Microcontroler Based Counting and Temperature Monitoring System Design Ramoni Adeogun Microcontroler Based Counting and Temperature Monitoring System Design Новинка

Ramoni Adeogun Microcontroler Based Counting and Temperature Monitoring System Design

3167 руб.
This book present a comprehensive design procedure for micro-controller based systems with access control and temperature monitoring system example. The circuit developed in this book offers several potential applications in safety, health, traffic monitoring and so on. The software provided can be used as a tool for developing other related applications. This book will definitely be a very useful asset for engineering students, electronics hobbyists and researchers.
Xiao-Hua Zhou Applied Missing Data Analysis in the Health Sciences Xiao-Hua Zhou Applied Missing Data Analysis in the Health Sciences Новинка

Xiao-Hua Zhou Applied Missing Data Analysis in the Health Sciences

8450.67 руб.
A modern and practical guide to the essential concepts and ideas for analyzing data with missing observations in the field of biostatistics With an emphasis on hands-on applications, Applied Missing Data Analysis in the Health Sciences outlines the various modern statistical methods for the analysis of missing data. The authors acknowledge the limitations of established techniques and provide newly-developed methods with concrete applications in areas such as causal inference methods and the field of diagnostic medicine. Organized by types of data, chapter coverage begins with an overall introduction to the existence and limitations of missing data and continues into traditional techniques for missing data inference, including likelihood-based, weighted GEE, multiple imputation, and Bayesian methods. The book’s subsequently covers cross-sectional, longitudinal, hierarchical, survival data. In addition, Applied Missing Data Analysis in the Health Sciences features: Multiple data sets that can be replicated using the SAS®, Stata®, R, and WinBUGS software packages Numerous examples of case studies in the field of biostatistics to illustrate real-world scenarios and demonstrate applications of discussed methodologies Detailed appendices to guide readers through the use of the presented data in various software environments Applied Missing Data Analysis in the Health Sciences is an excellent textbook for upper-undergraduate and graduate-level biostatistics courses as well as an ideal resource for health science researchers and applied statisticians.
Ian Williams ABC of HIV and AIDS Ian Williams ABC of HIV and AIDS Новинка

Ian Williams ABC of HIV and AIDS

4145.16 руб.
An authoritative guide to the epidemiology, incidence, testing and diagnosis and management of HIV and AIDS. From an international expert editor and contributor team, this new sixth edition includes expanded coverage of HIV testing, assessment and routine follow up and new chapters outlining problematic conditions associated with HIV and AIDS. Prevention strategies, early diagnosis and antiretroviral drugs and pharmacotherapy are covered in detail as well as children and women with HIV. It also addresses key psychological and mental health issues, patient perspectives and the role of patient engagement. As knowledge into the illness grows and major advances in HIV therapy see more people living with HIV in the community, the ABC of HIV and AIDS, 6e provides clear practical guidance for general practitioners, hospital doctors, nurses, medical students, counsellors, allied health workers and anyone working and caring for patients with HIV and AIDS.
John Harwood L. Lipids. Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Health John Harwood L. Lipids. Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Health Новинка

John Harwood L. Lipids. Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Health

8446.3 руб.
For the 6th Edition of this highly regarded textbook devoted to lipids, the title has been modified from Lipid Biochemistry to Lipids to acknowledge the coming together of biological and medical sciences, the increasingly blurred boundaries between them and the growing importance of lipids in diverse aspects of science and technology. The principal aims of this new edition – to inform students and researchers about lipids, to assist teachers and encourage further research – have not changed since previous editions. Significant advances in lipid science have demanded yet another extensive rewriting for this edition, with the addition of two new authors, to cover new knowledge of genes coding for proteins involved in lipid metabolism, the many lipids involved in cell signalling, the roles of lipids in health and disease and new developments in biotechnology in support of agriculture and industry. An introductory chapter summarizes the types of lipids covered and their identification and provides a guide to the contents. Chapters contain boxes illustrating special topics, key point summaries and suggested further reading. Lipids: Sixth Edition provides a huge wealth of information for upper-level students of biological and clinical sciences, food science and nutrition, and for professionals working in academic and industrial research. Libraries in all universities and research establishments where biological, medical and food and nutritional sciences are studied and taught should have copies of this excellent and comprehensive new edition on their shelves.
Civil Society in the Age of Monitory Democracy Civil Society in the Age of Monitory Democracy Новинка

Civil Society in the Age of Monitory Democracy

4502 руб.
Since the emergence of the dissident "parallel polis" in Eastern Europe, civil society has become a "new superpower," influencing democratic transformations, human rights, and international co-operation; co-designing economic trends, security and defense; reshaping the information society; and generating new ideas on the environment, health, and the "good life." This volume seeks to compare and reassess the role of civil society in the rich West, the poorer South, and the quickly expanding East in the context of the twenty-first century's challenges. It presents a novel perspective on civic movements testing John Keane's notion of "monitory democracy": an emerging order of public scrutiny and monitoring of power.
Post-Polio Syndrome Post-Polio Syndrome Новинка

Post-Polio Syndrome

182 руб.
The effects of polio that occur decades after the disease has run its course - weakness, fatigue, pain, intolerance to cold, difficulty with breathing and swallowing - are often more devastating than the original disease. This book on the diagnosis and management of poliorelated health problems is an essential resource for polio survivors and their families and health care providers. Dr.
Ann K. Yoshihashi, Robert E. Hoyt Health Informatics Sixth Edition Supplement. Practical Guide for Healthcare and Information Technology Professionals Ann K. Yoshihashi, Robert E. Hoyt Health Informatics Sixth Edition Supplement. Practical Guide for Healthcare and Information Technology Professionals Новинка

Ann K. Yoshihashi, Robert E. Hoyt Health Informatics Sixth Edition Supplement. Practical Guide for Healthcare and Information Technology Professionals

2264 руб.
Health Informatics: Practical Guide for Health and Information Technology Professionals Sixth Edition Supplement adds 3 new chapters. The supplement has learning objectives, case studies, recommended reading, future trends, key points, and references. Introduction to Data Science, provides a comprehensive overview with topics including databases, machine learning, big data and predictive analytics. Clinical Decision Support (CDS), covers current and salient aspects of CDS functionality, implementation, benefits, challenges and lessons learned. International Health Informatics, highlights the informatics initiatives of developed and developing countries on each continent. Available as a paperback and eBook. For more information about the textbook, visit www.informaticseducation.org. For instructors, an Instructor Manual, PDF version and PowerPoint slides are available under the Instructor's tab.
Stankiewicz James M. Multiple Sclerosis. Diagnosis and Therapy Stankiewicz James M. Multiple Sclerosis. Diagnosis and Therapy Новинка

Stankiewicz James M. Multiple Sclerosis. Diagnosis and Therapy

8711.09 руб.
Multiple Sclerosis: a complex disease requiring sophisticated management Multiple Sclerosis poses labyrinthine challenges. There is no blood test to rely on for diagnosis; clinical acumen is essential. Yet an effective diagnosis only takes you part of the way: treatment offers further enigmas. The MS treatment landscape is complicated, and will become even more so with time. Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis and Therapy is the map you need to navigate this maze. Written and edited by leaders in the field, it guides you towards effective and positive choices for your patients. The diagnosis section provides state-of-the-art thinking about pathogenesis. With clear coverage of biomarkers, genetics, and imaging, it presents a coherent framework for making the correct diagnosis. The management section comprehensively covers current and future treatments to steer you through the many options for • Symptom management • Cognitive dysfunction • Depression and other mental health issues ‘Top Tips’ throughout provide the practical guidance you need for the best management of your patients. Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis and Therapy should be on the bookshelf of anyone who treats patients with multiple sclerosis.
Johnie Mulwana Trends in deliveries and maternal - fetal outcomes at Nsambya hospital Johnie Mulwana Trends in deliveries and maternal - fetal outcomes at Nsambya hospital Новинка

Johnie Mulwana Trends in deliveries and maternal - fetal outcomes at Nsambya hospital

3212 руб.
Vital statistics are a critical component of the Health delivery system of countries and institutions. They form part of the health information system which allows countries to monitor progress towards achieving health related goals over time. Statistics on deliveries, births, maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality are key indicators when monitoring maternal, newborn and child care services even in low resources countries where the health information system is weak. The study was to describe the trends in deliveries and the maternal-fetal outcomes over 50 years (1962-2011) at Nsambya hospital. A retrospective cross- sectional study design that involved collecting data on maternal and perinatal outcome over 50 years at Nsambya hospital (1962-2011). Source material was extracted from the Nsambya hospital birth delivery registers, the maternal and perinatal death review forms and from key informant interviews. All the data was analyzed using SPSS software package version 10.0 for different study variables.
Various The Health of Goats - With Information on Diagnosis, Treatment and General Care of Goats Various The Health of Goats - With Information on Diagnosis, Treatment and General Care of Goats Новинка

Various The Health of Goats - With Information on Diagnosis, Treatment and General Care of Goats

1789 руб.
Authored by experts in the field, this classic manual on goat farming provides information on the practice of keeping a healthy goat livestock and their diagnosis, treatment and general care. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams throughout, it features a variety of information that is still of interest to the goat farmer, animal husbandry enthusiast, or livestock historian today. Contents include: Goat Farming – Ailments – Diseases – Health – Emergencies - Keeping Goats Healthy. We are republishing this rare and early work in a high quality, modern and affordable edition. It comes complete with a new introduction and features reproductions of the original artwork.
Philip Jevon Monitoring the Critically Ill Patient Philip Jevon Monitoring the Critically Ill Patient Новинка

Philip Jevon Monitoring the Critically Ill Patient

3226.04 руб.
Monitoring the Critically Ill Patient is an invaluable, accessible guide to caring for critically ill patients on the general ward. Now fully updated and improved throughout, this well-established and handy reference guide text assumes no prior knowledge and equips students and newly-qualified staff with the clinical skills and knowledge they need to confidently monitor patients at risk, identify key priorities, and provide prompt and effective care. This new edition includes the following five new chapters: Monitoring the critically ill child Monitoring the critically ill pregnant patient Monitoring the patient with infection and related systemic inflammatory response Monitoring a patient receiving a blood transfusion Monitoring pain
Ashutosh Tiwari Advanced Healthcare Materials Ashutosh Tiwari Advanced Healthcare Materials Новинка

Ashutosh Tiwari Advanced Healthcare Materials

15437.74 руб.
Advanced materials are attracting strong interest in the fundamental as well as applied sciences and are being extensively explored for their potential usage in a range of healthcare technological and biological applications. Advanced Healthcare Nanomaterials summarises the current status of knowledge in the fields of advanced materials for functional therapeutics, point-of-care diagnostics, translational materials, up and coming bio-engineering devices. The book highlights the key features which enable engineers to design stimuli-responsive smart nanoparticles, novel biomaterials, nano/micro-devices for diagnosis, therapy (theranostics).The leading contributor researchers cover the following topics: State-of-the-art of biomaterials for human health Micro- and nanoparticles and their application in biosensors The role of immunoassays Stimuli-responsive smart nanoparticles Diagnosis and treatment of cancer Advanced materials for biomedical application and drug delivery Nanoparticles for diagnosis and/or treatment of Alzheimers disease Hierarchical modelling of elastic behavior of human dental tissue Biodegradable porous hydrogels Hydrogels in tissue engineering, drug delivery and wound care Modified natural zeolites Supramolecular hydrogels based on cyclodextrin poly(pseudo)rotaxane Polyhydroxyalkanoate-based biomaterials Biomimetic molecularly imprinted polymers The book is written for readers from diverse backgrounds across chemistry, physics, materials science and engineering, medical science, pharmacy, biotechnology, and biomedical engineering. It offers a comprehensive view of cutting-edge research on advanced materials for healthcare technology and applications.
Jerald Kay The Psychiatric Interview. Evaluation and Diagnosis Jerald Kay The Psychiatric Interview. Evaluation and Diagnosis Новинка

Jerald Kay The Psychiatric Interview. Evaluation and Diagnosis

6218.83 руб.
The patient interview is at the heart of psychiatric practice. Listening and interviewing skills are the primary tools the psychiatrist uses to obtain the information needed to make an accurate diagnosis and then to plan appropriate treatment. The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the Accrediting Council on Graduate Medical Education identify interviewing skills as a core competency for psychiatric residents. The Psychiatric Interview: Evaluation and Diagnosis is a new and modern approach to this topic that fulfils the need for training in biopsychosocial assessment and diagnosis. It makes use of both classical and new knowledge of psychiatric diagnosis, assessment, treatment planning, and doctor–patient collaboration. Written by world leaders in education, the book is based on the acclaimed Psychiatry, Third Edition, by Tasman and Kay et al., with new chapters to address assessment in special populations and formulation. The psychiatric interview is conceptualized as integrating the patient’s experience with psychological, biological, and environmental components of the illness. This is an excellent new text for psychiatry residents at all stages of their training. It is also useful for medical students interested in psychiatry and for practicing psychiatrists who may wish to refresh their interviewing skills.
Diana Fergusson Clinical Assessment and Monitoring in Children Diana Fergusson Clinical Assessment and Monitoring in Children Новинка

Diana Fergusson Clinical Assessment and Monitoring in Children

4196.82 руб.
Assessment and monitoring are fundamental aspects of the care of the acutely ill child, especially in high dependency areas and critical care units. Clinical Assessment and Monitoring in Children is a practical, introductory guide which provides detailed information on assessment and monitoring techniques, including physical assessment, physiological monitoring and an appraisal of additional assessment tools to enable practitioners to develop effective skills. The book adopts a physical systems approach, discusses assessment strategies and tools (starting with the least invasive and moving to the more complex) and examines how to analyse and apply the information to provide ongoing care. Each chapter explores physical assessment and examination whilst maintaining the focus on the child and the family. Clinical Assessment and Monitoring in Children assumes no prior knowledge, and provides the knowledge and skills needed to underpin decision-making and provide effective evidence-based care. This is an invaluable resource for all health care practitioners involved in caring for children. Key Features: • Explores assessment and monitoring of children from 0 – 16 years • Draws upon National Service Frameworks and clinical practice guidelines • Adopts a system by system approach • Provides knowledge and skills needed to underpin decision-making and provide effective evidence-based care • Includes hints on trouble-shooting and gaining the child and family’s co-operation • Includes case studies and suggested further reading
Margaret Somerville Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance Margaret Somerville Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance Новинка

Margaret Somerville Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance

2938.86 руб.
First Prize in Public health in the 2017 BMA Medical Book Awards Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance is a highly visual introduction to the key concepts and major themes of population health. With comprehensive coverage of all the core topics covered at medical school, it helps students understand the determinants of health and their study, from personal lifestyle choices and behaviour, to environmental, social and economic factors. This fully updated new edition features: • More coverage of audit and quality improvement techniques • Brand new sections on maternal and child health, and health of older people • New chapters on social determinants of health and guideline development • Expanded self-assessment material This accessible guide is an invaluable resource for medical and healthcare students, junior doctors, and those preparing for a career in epidemiology and public health
Gemma Stacey Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing. An Essential Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Students Gemma Stacey Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing. An Essential Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Students Новинка

Gemma Stacey Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing. An Essential Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Students

4224.61 руб.
Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing is an accessible evidence-based introduction to the role of the mental health nurse. This comprehensive overview explores concepts of mental health and distress, ethics and accountability, key nursing models to be aware of, and the prevalence, predisposing factors and features of the most commonly occurring mental health problems. KEY FEATURES: Places mental health conditions and interventions within a wider holistic context Situates recovery at the centre of mental health nursing practice Links key concepts to mental health across the lifespan Contains learning outcomes in each chapter and includes vignettes, activities and reflective exercises to root concepts in real life practice Information is placed in a practice context from the outset, making this an essential guide to both the theory and the practice of mental health nursing. It is ideal for students on courses relating to mental health care, as well as for registered nurses and health care practitioners looking to revise their knowledge of key concepts. www.wiley.com/go/fundamentalsofmentalhealth Interactive multiple-choice questions Links to online resources Chapter summary sheets Dr Andrew Clifton is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at De Montfort University. Dr Steve Hemingway is Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing at the University of Huddersfield. Dr Anne Felton is Associate Professor in Mental Health and Social Care and Dr Gemma Stacey is Associate Professor in Mental Health and Social Care, both at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham. For more information on the complete range of Wiley nursing publishing, please visit: www.wileynursing.com To receive automatic updates on Wiley books and journals, join our email list. Sign up today at www.wiley.com/email
Jason Burke Health Analytics. Gaining the Insights to Transform Health Care Jason Burke Health Analytics. Gaining the Insights to Transform Health Care Новинка

Jason Burke Health Analytics. Gaining the Insights to Transform Health Care

3959.89 руб.
A hands-on, analytics road map for health industry leaders The industry-wide transformation taking place across the health and life sciences ecosystem is mandating that organizations adopt new decision-making capabilities, based on science and real-world information. Analytics will be a required competency for the modern health enterprise; this book is about how to «cross the chasm.» The ultimate analytics guide for the health industry leader, this essential book equips business leaders with little-to-no experience in analytics to understand how to incorporate analytics as a cornerstone of their 21st century competitive business strategy. Paints the picture for a new health enterprise, one focused on the patient Explores the financial components of this new operating model, using analytics to optimize the tradeoffs between cost and value Deals with the rising role of the consumer, using analytics to create a completely new health engagement model with individual recipients of care Looks at how analytics can drive innovations in care practice, patient-experienced medical outcomes, and analytically driven novel therapies optimized for the individual patient Presents a variety of text, tables, and graphics illustrating the various concepts being described Within each section and chapter, Health Analytics assesses the current landscape, proposing a new model/concept, sharing real-world stories of how the old and new world come together, and framing a «how-to» for the reader in terms of growing that particular set of capabilities in their own enterprises.
Kimm Wuestenberg Clinical Small Animal Care. Promoting Patient Health through Preventative Nursing Kimm Wuestenberg Clinical Small Animal Care. Promoting Patient Health through Preventative Nursing Новинка

Kimm Wuestenberg Clinical Small Animal Care. Promoting Patient Health through Preventative Nursing

5067.99 руб.
Clinical Small Animal Care: Promoting Patient Health through Preventative Nursing is an introduction to the principles of day-to-day veterinary practice, with coverage ranging from the initial assessment, fluid therapy monitoring, and perioperative management to care of animals with specific diseases. The book offers concrete guidance on best practices for promoting patient health in veterinary care, emphasizing specific techniques to prevent complications before they happen. A practical, clinically relevant resource for veterinary technicians, Clinical Small Animal Care provides step-by-step descriptions of the core tasks associated with examining, nursing, and monitoring small animal patients. Taking a hands-on approach to the fundamentals of clinical practice, the book gives specific advice for how to perform tasks associated with patient care. Chapters begin with basic information on topics such as husbandry and nutrition, then move into more specialized information on applied nursing and the care of tubes and catheters. The final section presents information on caring for animals with a variety of conditions organized by body system. Clinical Small Animal Care: Promoting Patient Health through Preventative Nursing offers veterinary technicians and nurses with achievable steps for improving health in their small animal patients.
Uttamkumar S. Bagde,Bhaskar L. Jadhav and Ujwala A. Jadhav Current Trends In Life Sciences Uttamkumar S. Bagde,Bhaskar L. Jadhav and Ujwala A. Jadhav Current Trends In Life Sciences Новинка

Uttamkumar S. Bagde,Bhaskar L. Jadhav and Ujwala A. Jadhav Current Trends In Life Sciences

5707 руб.
Life Sciences are a discipline of science which is ever expanding in all directions and dimensions. The new revolution in biology is taking place. In Current Trends in Life Sciences both basic and applied aspects of Life Sciences research have been focused. The deciphering of human and other genomes has revolutionized biological research. There have been advances in regenerative medicine Therapies for genetic disorders that attack disease at their root cause are inciting. Better prospects are there for clean technology, advanced bio fuels and energy security. The logical step forward from plant biomonitors would be bioremediation, phytoremediation and phytomining. Isolation of natural drugs would augment a fast dwindling arsenal against multi drug resistant microbes. Crop plants with improved nutritive value, better field performance and increased shelf-life would be possible through genetic manipulation and plant tissue culture methods. There are major breakthroughs in Life Sciences fields such as gene therapy, bioengineering, stem cell culture, biochip technology, and transgenic plants and animals.The present book endeavors to highlight all these recent advances in Life Sciences.
Wood Diana The Endocrine System at a Glance Wood Diana The Endocrine System at a Glance Новинка

Wood Diana The Endocrine System at a Glance

3404.36 руб.
The Endocrine System at a Glance provides a highly illustrated and unambiguous introduction to the basic principles and mechanisms of endocrinology and the key endocrine organs, followed by sections on reproductive and metabolic endocrinology. Clinical scenarios contextualise the basic science and illustrate how endocrine conditions present, are diagnosed, and are treated on the wards. This third edition: Includes new material on basic diagnostic tests used in the diagnosis of endocrine disorders Features new material on cancer and endocrinology Includes MCQs for each chapter The Endocrine System at a Glance is ideal for all medical students studying endocrinology and revising for final exams, as well as preparing for clinical attachments. The book is also suitable for those training in allied health professions and nurses specialising in endocrinology.
Mark Penson The Quest For Television Trends. Identification of International Trends and their Influence on the Dutch Television Market Mark Penson The Quest For Television Trends. Identification of International Trends and their Influence on the Dutch Television Market Новинка

Mark Penson The Quest For Television Trends. Identification of International Trends and their Influence on the Dutch Television Market

6202 руб.
Bachelor Thesis from the year 2015 in the subject Communications - Journalism, Journalism Professions, grade: 8.5, NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences (NHTV Breda), course: Bachelor Thesis Graduation, language: English, abstract: The purpose of this research is to identify the latest television trends and their impact on the Dutch television market. In order to identify the latest trends, two research questions were formulated: "Which trends can be recognized on the international television market?" and "How will these trends influence the Dutch television market?" A qualitative content analysis has been conducted in which ten leading channels and producers are researched. The Content Analysis resulted in six major trends: Scripted Media, Dating, Interactivity, VOD, All-in-One App and Drones. Ten professionals discussed all trends and their potential impact during personal interviews. The professionals agreed that VOD (Video On Demand) would have the largest impact on the Dutch television industry. Besides that, the VOD trend was linked to the popularity of the Scripted Media. Most of the trends seem to ignite from modern technologies such as Apps, Internet websites and Social Media. As a result of my research, I recommend my company (Dutch Camels Media) and the media industry to focus on Internet as the future preferred platform for television. Television shows can be sold online, shows can be promoted online and VOD channels could be launched here. Bes...
Arlene Guzik Essentials for Occupational Health Nursing Arlene Guzik Essentials for Occupational Health Nursing Новинка

Arlene Guzik Essentials for Occupational Health Nursing

5069.38 руб.
The scope of occupational health nursing practice has expanded and taken on a variety of roles, giving rise to opportunities for nurses to care for workers in various workplace settings. Essentials for Occupational Health Nursing provides a highly practical and accessible guide for nurses entering or already engaged in this important field. The text begins with the foundations for occupational health practice, covering the domain of occupational health and the role of the many professionals within the specialty. Subsequent chapters address program development, professional development, workplace regulatory requirements, workplace injury management and managing health and productivity. Case studies pertaining to fitness for duty and medical monitoring provide real-life scenarios to aid in learning. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.
Brett Nelson D. Essential Clinical Global Health Brett Nelson D. Essential Clinical Global Health Новинка

Brett Nelson D. Essential Clinical Global Health

5838.35 руб.
Essential Clinical Global Health is a brand-new, pioneering, and evidence-based textbook that provides a clinical overview of the increasingly prominent specialty of global health. Originally developed from a course at Harvard Medical School, and now with contributions from nearly 100 world-renowned global health experts from across the globe, this textbook presents vital information required of students, trainees, and clinicians during their international experiences and training. Essential Clinical Global Health introduces readers to the up-to-date knowledge, skills, and approaches needed for productive and rewarding global health experiences. It provides essential clinical information on the diagnosis, management, and prevention of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in low- and middle-income countries. The textbook also includes practical guidance on topics such as health systems, population-based approaches, cultural awareness and sensitivity, travel preparedness and safety, and career development in global health. With key learning objectives in each chapter, practical clinical advice, setting-appropriate guidelines, personal field experiences from student and clinician contributors, Essential Clinical Global Health is the first global health textbook with a clinical focus for healthcare students, trainees, and providers. A companion website at www.wileyessential.com/globalhealth features self-assessment questions and videos.
Sophie Hill The Knowledgeable Patient. Communication and Participation in Health Sophie Hill The Knowledgeable Patient. Communication and Participation in Health Новинка

Sophie Hill The Knowledgeable Patient. Communication and Participation in Health

2215.41 руб.
Learn how to place communication and participation at the heart of evidence-based healthcare The Knowledgeable Patient: Communication and Participation in Health sits at the forefront of the challenging, changing 21st century landscape. The 'knowledgeable patient' as an individual can take many forms: patient, family carer, consumer advocate, or member of the public interested in health issues. In each of these roles, knowledgeable patients interact with health professionals by asking questions about the evidence for treatment, seeking support, exchanging views, and contributing experiences and new ideas on how to improve the health system. Drawing from several research paradigms, The Knowledgeable Patient is an essential guide to a new era of complex healthcare. Integrating consumer stories and evidence from systematic reviews, it examines key communication and participation issues in a range of contexts, including: surgery safe medicine use chronic disease self management the complexity of multimorbidity notification of rare disease risk. The Knowledgeable Patient is international in scope with researched examples spanning living in the community, health service treatment, governance, and policy making. It provides health professionals with new ideas, concepts, evidence, and practical tools to understand the central role of communication and participation to a well-functioning health system. It is an ideal reference for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying the health sciences. Watch a video about The Knowledgeable Patient: Communication and Participation in Health from the author, Sophie Hill: bit.ly/xNYCqG
Designing for Health & Wellbeing. Home, City, Society Designing for Health & Wellbeing. Home, City, Society Новинка

Designing for Health & Wellbeing. Home, City, Society

7777 руб.
Rapid urbanization represents major threats and challenges to personal and public health. The World Health Organisation identifies the ‘urban health threat’ as three-fold: infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases; and violence and injury from, amongst other things, road traffic. Within this tripartite structure of health issues in the built environment, there are multiple individual issues affecting both the developed and the developing worlds and the global north and south.Reflecting on a broad set of interrelated concerns about health and the design of the places we inhabit, this book seeks to better understand the interconnectedness and potential solutions to the problems associated with health and the built environment. Divided into three key themes: home, city, and society, each section presents a number of research chapters that explore global processes, transformative praxis and emergent trends in architecture, urban design and healthy city research. Drawing together practicing architects, academics, scholars, public health professional and activists from around the world to provide perspectives on design for health, this book includes emerging research on: healthy homes, walkable cities, design for ageing, dementia and the built environment, health equality and urban poverty, community health services, neighbourhood support and wellbeing, urban sanitation and communicable disease, the role of transport infrastructures and government policy, and the cost implicat...
Wayne Eckerson W. Performance Dashboards. Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing Your Business Wayne Eckerson W. Performance Dashboards. Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing Your Business Новинка

Wayne Eckerson W. Performance Dashboards. Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing Your Business

3299.34 руб.
Tips, techniques, and trends on how to use dashboard technology to optimize business performance Business performance management is a hot new management discipline that delivers tremendous value when supported by information technology. Through case studies and industry research, this book shows how leading companies are using performance dashboards to execute strategy, optimize business processes, and improve performance. Wayne W. Eckerson (Hingham, MA) is the Director of Research for The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI), the leading association of business intelligence and data warehousing professionals worldwide that provide high-quality, in-depth education, training, and research. He is a columnist for SearchCIO.com, DM Review, Application Development Trends, the Business Intelligence Journal, and TDWI Case Studies & Solution.
Allan Tasman Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders Allan Tasman Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders Новинка

Allan Tasman Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

9829.72 руб.
Two key challenges face mental health practitioners: making the correct psychiatric diagnosis and choosing the most appropriate treatment option. This book aims to help with both. Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders – Second Edition combines clinically-relevant information about each of theDSM-IV-TR diagnoses with clear, detailed information on treatment options, giving full clinical management advice. Once again, the editors, both leading psychiatrists, have condensed the chapters on Disorders from Tasman et al’s acclaimed two volume textbook of Psychiatry (now in its Third Edition), retaining only the content they deem particularly relevant to the clinician for ease of use. Each disorder is discussed under the headings of Diagnosis (including Assessment Issues, Comorbidity, Course, and Differential Diagnosis, giving diagnostic decision trees where relevant) and Treatment (listing all therapeutic options, giving practical advice for patient management, summarising treatment specifics with tables and treatment flowcharts). The original edition established itself as the first point of reference for any clinician or mental health practitioner needing expert advice on therapeutic options for any psychiatric disorder. This edition features an additional chapter on the psychiatric interview and assessment of mental status to increase its utility. It echoes the progress in psychiatry regarding the establishment of an evidenced-based model of taxonomy, diagnosis, etiology, and treatment. Indeed, from a psychologist's perspective, the equal consideration provided to empirically supported psychosocial treatments versus somatic treatment is a significant development in the field of psychiatry. Jonathan Weinand in PsycCritiques, the American Psychological Association Review of Books
Peter Phillips Dual Diagnosis. Practice in Context Peter Phillips Dual Diagnosis. Practice in Context Новинка

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5069.38 руб.
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Based on the authors' teaching and research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, the second edition of this landmark text offers a general framework for students, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers for learning about vulnerable populations. It contains in-depth data and information on major health and health care disparities by race or ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health insurance coverage. It is thoroughly updated to include the latest data and trends and provides a detailed synthesis of recent and increasingly expansive programs and initiatives to remedy these disparities. To keep current with recent trends it incorporates the latest Healthy People 2020 objectives, includes new sections on real-world clinical examples, and discusses the impact of health care reform on vulnerable populations. The book's Web site includes instructor's materials that may be downloaded. Praise for the First Edition of Vulnerable Populations in the United States «An excellent primer for undergraduates and graduate students interested in vulnerable populations and health disparities.» —New England Journal of Medicine «Combines thoughtful, coherent theory with a large amount of information available in a single source. It will prove to be a valuable resource for policymakers, researchers, teachers, and students alike for years to come.» —Journal of the American Medical Association «A very worthwhile read for health care administrators, health policy analysts, public health and health promotion practitioners, students of public health, and health researchers.» —Inquiry «It makes clear that, for political, social, and economic (as well as moral) reasons, the country must increasingly make vulnerable populations a national health policy priority.» —Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved «I have reviewed a number of books looking for meaningful content to help my students understand and work with vulnerable populations. This is the most comprehensive, yet understandable book on the topic.» —Doody's Reviews «Provides much-needed guidance to policymakers challenged with providing solutions to this embarrassing issue in the United States.» —F. Douglas Scutchfield, MD, Peter P. Bosomworth Professor of Health Services Research and Policy, University of Kentucky Companion Web site: www.josseybass.com/go/shi
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