First Aid for the Basic Sciences Organ Systems Third Edition

Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259587047
Release Date: 2017-01-22
Genre: Medical

Comprehensive, single-source coverage of the entire second year of medical school! First Aid for the Basic Sciences: Organ Systems, Third Edition is a unique single-source review of the entire second year medical school curriculum. This full-color, richly illustrated, and engagingly written resource provides readers with a solid understanding of basic sciences relative to human organ systems which all medical students must be familiar. When used with the companion review First Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles, Third Edition, this powerful combination distills must-know course information to help students survive their first two years of medical school and provides an in-depth review for the USMLE Step 1. • An essential companion during your first two years of medical school • Includes important foundational content most other reviews leave out • Focuses on the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE Step 1 • Enhanced by full-color images, learning aids, tables, and concise text to streamline your study and help you excel in coursework and on the USMLE Step 1 • Provides a complete framework for understanding anatomy, embryology, pathology, and pharmacology by organ systems • Mirrors the table of contents of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate side-by-side study • Written by students who aced the USMLE and reviewed by top faculty

First Aid for the Basic Sciences General Principles Third Edition

Author: Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259587023
Release Date: 2017-01-22
Genre: Medical

Comprehensive, single-source coverage of the entire first year of medical school! First Aid for the Basic Sciences: General Principles, Third Edition provides readers with a solid understanding of the basic science principles with which all medical students must be familiar. Delivering a comprehensive single-source review of the entire first year of medical school, the book assumes little prior knowledge, and includes important background material most other reviews leave out. Delivers comprehensive single-source coverage of the entire first year of medical school written in easy-to-understand, non-technical language. • An essential companion during your first two years of medical school • Includes important foundational content most other reviews leave out • Focuses on the high-yield topics and facts tested on the USMLE Step 1 • Enhanced by full-color images, learning aids, tables, and concise text to streamline your study and help you excel in coursework and on the USMLE Step 1 • Provides a complete framework for understanding biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, pathology, pharmacology, and public health sciences • Mirrors the table of contents of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 to facilitate side-by-side study • Written by students who aced the USMLE and reviewed by top faculty

Postgraduate Orthopaedics

Author: Paul A. Banaszkiewicz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107451643
Release Date: 2017-01-26
Genre: Medical

Providing core orthopaedic knowledge, tactics and pre-exam planning, this is the definitive guide to the FRCS (Tr & Orth) examination.

Healthy People 2000

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Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 076370041X
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Medical

A great deal has been accomplished in the 5 years following the release of Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives. Americans are living longer; infant mortality is at a record low level; childhood immunizations are increasing; tobacco use is declining; and more women over age 50 are receiving mammograms at recommended intervals. The Healthy People 2000 Midcourse Review and 1995 Revisions--the mid-decade report on the Nation’s prevention agenda--provides us with the good news. This publication also shows that many challenges remain in preventing premature death and in improving health as the next century approaches.

Disease Control Priorities Third Edition Volume 8

Author: Donald A. P. Bundy
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9781464804397
Release Date: 2017-11-20
Genre: Medical

More children born today will survive to adulthood than at any time in history. It is now time to emphasize health and development in middle childhood and adolescence--developmental phases that are critical to health in adulthood and the next generation. Child and Adolescent Health and Development explores the benefits that accrue from sustained and targeted interventions across the first two decades of life. The volume outlines the investment case for effective, costed, and scalable interventions for low-resource settings, emphasizing the cross-sectoral role of education. This evidence base can guide policy makers in prioritizing actions to promote survival, health, cognition, and physical growth throughout childhood and adolescence.

Eating Disorders and Obesity Third Edition

Author: Kelly D. Brownell
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462529063
Release Date: 2017-03-03
Genre: Psychology

Acclaimed for its encyclopedic coverage, this is the only handbook that synthesizes current knowledge and clinical practices in the fields of both eating disorders and obesity. Like the prior editions, the significantly revised third edition features more than 100 concise, focused chapters with lists of key readings in place of extended references. All aspects of eating disorders and obesity are addressed by foremost clinical researchers: classification, causes, consequences, risk factors, and pathophysiology, as well as prevention, treatment, assessment, and diagnosis. ÿ New to This Edition *Reflects 15 years of important advances in both fields, including state-of-the-art intervention approaches and a growing focus on how the brain regulates eating behavior. *Dozens of entirely new chapters. *New topics: epigenetics, body weight and neurocognitive function, stress and emotion regulation, the gut microbiome, surgical devices for obesity, food labeling and marketing, and more. *Expanded coverage of prevention and policy.

Das egoistische Gen

Author: Richard Dawkins
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783642553912
Release Date: 2014-06-20
Genre: Science

p”Ein auch heute noch bedeutsamer Klassiker“ Daily Express Sind wir Marionetten unserer Gene? Nach Richard Dawkins ́ vor über 30 Jahren entworfener und heute noch immer provozierender These steuern und dirigieren unsere von Generation zu Generation weitergegebenen Gene uns, um sich selbst zu erhalten. Alle biologischen Organismen dienen somit vor allem dem Überleben und der Unsterblichkeit der Erbanlagen und sind letztlich nur die "Einweg-Behälter" der "egoistischen" Gene. Sind wir Menschen also unserem Gen-Schicksal hilflos ausgeliefert? Dawkins bestreitet dies und macht uns Hoffnung: Seiner Meinung nach sind wir nämlich die einzige Spezies mit der Chance, gegen ihr genetisches Schicksal anzukämpfen.

Neurowissenschaften

Author: Mark F. Bear
Publisher: Springer Spektrum
ISBN: 3662499320
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Genre: Medical

Der perfekte Einstieg in die Neurowissenschaften – ideal zum Verstehen und Lernen Seit vielen Jahren zählt diese didaktisch durchdachte, verständlich geschriebene und hervorragend illustrierte Einführung zu den führenden Lehrbüchern im Bereich der Neurowissenschaften. Mit der Übersetzung liegt nun auch im deutschen Sprachraum ein modernes Grundlagenwerk zur Hirnforschung vor, das sich an Studierende der Biologie, der Medizin und der Psychologie gleichermaßen richtet. Der Bogen spannt sich von der Anatomie des Gehirns bis zur Sinnesphysiologie, von der Entwicklungsbiologie bis zum Verhalten, von den Störungen des Nervensystems bis zur Kognitionswissenschaft, von den molekularen Mechanismen bis zu den neuen bildgebenden Verfahren. Ein eigenständiger „Bildatlas der menschlichen Neuroanatomie“ erlaubt dem Lernenden, seine Kenntnisse der Hirnstrukturen zu überprüfen und zu erweitern. Jedes Kapitel endet mit Verständnisfragen und Übungsaufgaben sowie einer Zusammenstellung wichtiger weiterführender Literatur. In spannenden Exkursen berichten renommierte Wissenschaftler, wie sie zu ihren entscheidenden Entdeckungen kamen. So führt das Buch den Leser von den Grundlagen zu den aktuellen Forschungsthemen des Faches. Die von Andreas Engel herausgegebene deutsche Ausgabe ist an die hiesige Studiensituation angepasst und stellenweise erweitert. Ein elektronisches Zusatzangebot finden Sie auf www.spektrum-verlag.de/bear. Für Dozenten gibt es außerdem eine DVD mit sämtlichen Abbildungen für die Nutzung in der Lehre (ISBN 978-3-8274-2075-6). Den drei Verfassern des Buches gelingt, womit Lehrbuchautoren im deutschsprachigen Raum sich nach wie vor schwer tun: anschaulich und spannend den Leser vom Einstieg in die Grundlagen bis an die vorderste Front der Forschung mitzunehmen; ohne überflüssigen Ballast wissenschaftliche Erkenntnis mehr erzählend als erklärend zu vermitteln ... Ein didaktisches Meisterwerk ist nun endlich auch in deutscher Sprache verfügbar. Aus dem Vorwort von Prof. Andreas K. Engel, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf Dieser unveränderte Nachdruck ersetzt die bisherige ISBN 978-3-8274-2028-2 ((c) Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009, korr. Nachdruck 2012).

Das Ziel

Author: Eliyahu M. Goldratt
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 9783593423593
Release Date: 2013-03-09
Genre: Business & Economics

Ein Roman über Prozessoptimierung? Geht das? Das geht nicht nur – das liest sich auch spannend von der ersten bis zur letzten Seite. Eliyahu M. Goldratts "Das Ziel" ist die Geschichte des Managers Alex Rogo, der mit ungewöhnlichen und schlagkräftigen neuen Methoden in seinem Unternehmen für Aufsehen sorgt. Der Klassiker unter den Wirtschaftsbüchern, der das Managementdenken weltweit umkrempelt, wurde jetzt erweitert um den wichtigsten Aufsatz des Autors, "Standing on the Shoulders of Giants": Pflichtlektüre für Manager – und fesselnder Lesestoff.

Die Kunst der JavaScript Programmierung

Author: Marijn Haverbeke
Publisher: dpunkt.verlag
ISBN: 9783864911910
Release Date: 2012-08-13
Genre: Computers

Das Buch ist eine Einführung in JavaScript, die sich auf gute Programmiertechniken konzentriert. Der Autor lehrt den Leser, wie man die Eleganz und Präzision von JavaScript nutzt, um browserbasierte Anwendungen zu schreiben. Das Buch beginnt mit den Grundlagen der Programmierung - Variablen, Kontrollstrukturen, Funktionen und Datenstrukturen -, dann geht es auf komplexere Themen ein, wie die funktionale und objektorientierte Programmierung, reguläre Ausdrücke und Browser-Events. Unterstützt von verständlichen Beispielen wird der Leser rasch die Sprache des Web fließend 'sprechen' können.

Basic Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Engineering Third Edition

Author: Ronald L. Fournier
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439826706
Release Date: 2011-08-26
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Encompassing a variety of engineering disciplines and life sciences, the very scope and breadth of biomedical engineering presents challenges to creating a concise, entry level text that effectively introduces basic concepts without getting overly specialized in subject matter or rarified in language. Basic Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Engineering, Third Edition meets and overcomes these challenges to provide the beginning student with the foundational tools and the confidence they need to apply these techniques to problems of ever greater complexity. Bringing together fundamental engineering and life science principles, this highly accessible text provides a focused coverage of key momentum and mass transport concepts in biomedical engineering. It offers a basic review of units and dimensions, material balances, and problem-solving tips, and then emphasizes those chemical and physical transport processes that have applications in the development of artificial and bioartificial organs, controlled drug delivery systems, and tissue engineering. The book also includes a discussion of thermodynamic concepts and covers topics such as body fluids, osmosis and membrane filtration, physical and flow properties of blood, solute and oxygen transport, and pharmacokinetic analysis. It concludes with the application of these principles to extracorporeal devices as well as tissue engineering and bioartificial organs. Designed for the beginning student, Basic Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Engineering, Third Edition provides a quantitative understanding of the underlying physical, chemical, and biological phenomena involved. It offers mathematical models using the ‘shell balance" or compartmental approaches, along with numerous examples and end-of-chapter problems based on these mathematical models and in many cases these models are compared with actual experimental data. Encouraging students to work examples with the mathematical software package of their choice, this text provides them the opportunity to explore various aspects of the solution on their own, or apply these techniques as starting points for the solution to their own problems.