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

Postgraduate Orthopaedics

Author: Paul A. Banaszkiewicz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781316586402
Release Date: 2016-09-30
Genre: Medical

The third edition of Postgraduate Orthopaedics has been fully updated, revised and expanded to meet the challenges of a continually changing exam format, providing detailed core orthopaedic knowledge and insight into tactics and pre-exam planning to increase a candidate's chance of success. Written by a core of authors chosen specifically for their knowledge of the key factors for exam success, this edition includes more illustrations and diagrams and additional exam-focused material for the trickier areas of the syllabus. The trauma chapter has been separated into four distinct sections to improve the overall trauma content. The book also includes a dedicated chapter on what books to read, reflecting the fact that this area has become more complicated in recent years, and an applied basic science chapter, which focuses on basic science viva questions in detail. This guide continues to evolve and has established itself as the definitive text for the FRCS (Tr & Orth) exam.

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.

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

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.

Numerical Recipes 3rd Edition

Author: William H. Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521880688
Release Date: 2007-09-06
Genre: Computers

Do you want easy access to the latest methods in scientific computing? This greatly expanded third edition of Numerical Recipes has it, with wider coverage than ever before, many new, expanded and updated sections, and two completely new chapters. The executable C++ code, now printed in colour for easy reading, adopts an object-oriented style particularly suited to scientific applications. Co-authored by four leading scientists from academia and industry, Numerical Recipes starts with basic mathematics and computer science and proceeds to complete, working routines. The whole book is presented in the informal, easy-to-read style that made earlier editions so popular. Highlights of the new material include: a new chapter on classification and inference, Gaussian mixture models, HMMs, hierarchical clustering, and SVMs; a new chapter on computational geometry, covering KD trees, quad- and octrees, Delaunay triangulation, and algorithms for lines, polygons, triangles, and spheres; interior point methods for linear programming; MCMC; an expanded treatment of ODEs with completely new routines; and many new statistical distributions. For support, or to subscribe to an online version, please visit www.nr.com.

Health Education

Author: Donald A. Read
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763701475
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Health & Fitness

Health Education: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach is the only text that thoroughly covers the issues of a combined cognitive-behavioral approach to health education, from both the community and school health perspective. The author carefully explores the relationship among thinking, feeling, and acting--an understanding of which is essential for successful health intervention. The primary goal of Health Education: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach is to identify unhealthy behaviors and their cognitive supports, and then to design and implement learning experiences that will be effective in bringing about change.

Disease Control Priorities Third Edition Volume 1

Author: Haile T. Debas
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9781464803673
Release Date: 2015-03-23
Genre: Medical

Essential Surgery is part of a nine volume series for Disease Control Priorities which focuses on health interventions intended to reduce morbidity and mortality. The Essential Surgery volume focuses on four key aspects including global financial responsibility, emergency procedures, essential services organization and cost analysis.

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.

Schnelles Denken langsames Denken

Author: Daniel Kahneman
Publisher: Siedler Verlag
ISBN: 9783641093747
Release Date: 2012-06-27
Genre: Psychology

Intuition oder Vernunft? - Menschliches Verhalten und das Verständnis von Wirtschaft Wie treffen wir unsere Entscheidungen? Warum ist Zögern ein überlebensnotwendiger Reflex, und was passiert in unserem Gehirn, wenn wir andere Menschen oder Dinge beurteilen? Daniel Kahneman, Nobelpreisträger und einer der einflussreichsten Wissenschaftler unserer Zeit, zeigt anhand ebenso nachvollziehbarer wie verblüffender Beispiele, welchen mentalen Mustern wir folgen und wie wir uns gegen verhängnisvolle Fehlentscheidungen wappnen können.

The Art and Science of Brief Psychotherapies

Author: Mantosh J. Dewan, M.D.
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9781615370795
Release Date: 2017-09-07
Genre: Medical

With all of the expert-authored content that made previous editions indispensable references for students and practitioners alike, this third edition of The Art and Science of Brief Psychotherapies: A Practitioner's Guide has been updated to reflect this rapidly changing field. Most chapters include new material that documents recent developments within existing models, and new chapters tackle topics that include the following: * Multicultural practice* Mentalizing* Motivational interviewing* Dialectical behavior therapy* Telepsychiatry* Internet-based interventions All chapters summarize the ideas underlying each modality, the evidence for effectiveness, and the techniques and interventions central to each. In this edition, the DVD of videos has been replaced with 40 updated streaming videos -- available on desktop and mobile devices -- that show experienced practitioners engaged in a range of brief therapies, allowing for a deeper and richer learning experience for readers. In a national and global environment of limited economic resources and multiple demands on patients' time, short-term treatment modalities are increasingly important. Integrating theory, research, and step-by-step procedures, The Art and Science of Brief Psychotherapies is an ideal introduction to the range of short-term therapies for psychiatry residents, psychology interns, social work students, and experienced practitioners looking to broaden their practice.

Homo Deus

Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 9783406704024
Release Date: 2017-02-16
Genre: Social Science

In seinem Kultbuch „Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit“ erklärte Yuval Noah Harari, wie unsere Spezies die Erde erobern konnte. In „Homo Deus“ stößt er vor in eine noch verborgene Welt: die Zukunft. Was wird mit uns und unserem Planeten passieren, wenn die neuen Technologien dem Menschen gottgleiche Fähigkeiten verleihen – schöpferische wie zerstörerische – und das Leben selbst auf eine völlig neue Stufe der Evolution heben? Wie wird es dem Homo Sapiens ergehen, wenn er einen technikverstärkten Homo Deus erschafft, der sich vom heutigen Menschen deutlicher unterscheidet als dieser vom Neandertaler? Was bleibt von uns und der modernen Religion des Humanismus, wenn wir Maschinen konstruieren, die alles besser können als wir? In unserer Gier nach Gesundheit, Glück und Macht könnten wir uns ganz allmählich so weit verändern, bis wir schließlich keine Menschen mehr sind.

GRIT Die neue Formel zum Erfolg

Author: Angela Duckworth
Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag
ISBN: 9783641173555
Release Date: 2017-03-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Die neue Formel zum Erfolg: Leidenschaft Ausdauer und Zuversicht Eine Mischung aus Ausdauer und Leidenschaft, nicht IQ, Startbedingungen oder Talent entscheidet über den Erfolg eines Menschen. Diese These hat die Neurowissenschaftlerin und Psychologin Angela Duckworth in dem Wort GRIT zusammengefasst, das im Englischen so viel wie Biss oder Mumm heißt, und hat damit weltweit Aufsehen erregt. Auf Basis ihrer eigenen Geschichte, von wissenschaftlichen Erkenntnissen und anhand ungewöhnlicher Leistungsbiografien ist sie dem Geheimnis von erfolgreichen Menschen auf den Grund gegangen, seien sie Sportler, Bankmanager oder Comiczeichner. Sie weist nach, dass nicht "Genie", sondern eine einzigartige Kombination aus Begeisterungsfähigkeit und langfristigem Durchhaltevermögen darüber entscheidet, ob man seine Ziele erreicht. Mit zahlreichen Beispielen, die jeder auf seine Situation anwenden kann, erläutert Angela Duckworth das Konzept der motivierten Beharrlichkeit. Und sie fordert dazu auf, im Wissen um GRIT Lernen und Bildung neu zu denken.

Der Report der Magd

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Piper ebooks
ISBN: 9783492970594
Release Date: 2017-04-03
Genre: Fiction

Die provozierende Vision eines totalitären Staats, in dem Frauen keine Rechte haben: Die Dienerin Desfred besitzt etwas, was ihr alle Machthaber, Wächter und Spione nicht nehmen können, nämlich ihre Hoffnung auf ein Entkommen, auf Liebe, auf Leben ... Margaret Atwoods »Report der Magd« wurde zum Kultbuch einer ganzen Generation und von Volker Schlöndorff unter dem Titel »Die Geschichte der Dienerin« verfilmt.