The first printing of the fourth edition originally had 2 volumes. In the later reprints of the fourth edition, the "family genealogies" section of volume 2 became separately printed and was called volume 3. Volumes 4 and 5 are supplements.
Author: Shawn M. Talbott
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2007
This quick-glance reference helps students and health professionals educate themselves and their patients/clients about the scientific evidence for and against more than 120 popular dietary supplements. Supplements are logically grouped into 12 chapters based on their primary desired effect, such as weight loss, joint support, and sports performance enhancement. The authors give each supplement a one-to-five-star rating based on the level of scientific substantiation for each of its major claimed effects. The book highlights crucial safety issues regarding each supplement and sets forth recommended dosages for particular effects. A quick-reference appendix lists all the supplements alphabetically with their star ratings.
Author: Wayne A. Wiegand
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
This work records the accomplishments of the leaders of library science with 51 thoroughly researched biographies of individuals whose contributions have profoundly influenced the profession's history. The biographical sketches, ranging in length from 1,400 to 4,000 words, were researched, written, and reviewed by noted authorities in the library and information science community.