• History
      January 2007

      L’embryon et son âme dans les sources grecques (VIe s. av. J.-C.-Ve s. apr. J.-C.)

      by Marie-Hélène CONGOURDEAU 

      Comment l’âme vient-elle à l’embryon? Quel rapport le corps entretient-il avec son âme? Cet ouvrage explore les théories des tenants d’une épopée de l’âme tombée du ciel, attelée à un corps et cherchant à regagner le monde des esprits purs, et celles des irréductibles de l’âme non séparable pour qui l’âme ne peut se concevoir indépendamment du corps qu’elle anime. D’où vient l’âme? Quand s’unit-elle au corps en gestation? L’enquête montre que c’est sur ces fondations que se bâtira la réflexion médiévale, avec ses retombées juridiques et éthiques.

    • Medical genetics
      June 2015

      New Clinical Genetics 3rd edition

      by Andrew Read, Dian Donnai

      New Clinical Genetics continues to offer the most innovative case-based approach to modern genetics. It is used worldwide as a textbook for medical students, but also as an essential guide to the field for genetic counselors, physician assistants, and clinical and nurse geneticists. In the few years since the previous edition technical progress, especially the widespread use of whole-genome technologies, has brought many advances in the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of genetic disease. As a result, most chapters have been substantially rewritten and updated to reflect this. The unique structure and format remains the same, but significant new material has been added to cover: the widespread use of next-generation sequencing as a routine diagnostic tool the checking of a patient’s whole exome for the cause of their problem noninvasive prenatal diagnosis by next-generation sequencing of free fetal DNA in the maternal circulation a new integrated treatment of epigenetics mosaicism, ‘RASopathies’ and disorders of the spliceosome are described in new Disease boxes dysmorphology in more detail

    • Medicine
      July 2015

      Practical Insulin, 4th Edition

      A Handbook for Prescribing Providers

      by American Diabetes Association

      The fourth edition of Practical Insulin: A Handbook for Prescribing Providers is a completely revised version of the popular ADA pocket reference. With information on all the currently FDA-approved insulins, this handy pocket guide gives you fast, reliable information and helps you overcome the challenges all clinicians face—choosing an insulin regimen to effectively manage blood glucose and patient resistance. It includes data on all types of insulin, mixing insulins, absorption rates, and more.

    • Medicine
      January 2016

      Clinical Care of the Diabetic Foot, 3rd Edition

      by David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, and Lawrence A. Lavery, DPM, MPH, Editors

      The third edition of Clinical Care of the Diabetic Foot has been fully revised and updated, and continues to be the essential handbook on foot care and the treatment of the diabetic foot.The diabetic foot is typically the victim of nerve damage, micro- and macrovascular disease, and faulty healing, mechanisms that without proper care can lead to amputation. More than 80,000 diabetes-related amputations are performed in the United States each year, but non-specialist primary care providers, as well as residents, nurses, and diabetes educators, can help prevent this devastating, life-altering, and expensive complication. Healthcare professionals and medical students alike will find that this concise, well-indexed, and updated guide offers practical advice on detecting and managing diabetes-related foot complications.

    • Medicine

      American Diabetes Association Guide to Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes, 3rd Ed

      by Marion J. Franz, M.S., R.D., C.D.E., and Alison Evert, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

      Nutrition therapy is an essential component of effective diabetes management. Healthcare providers need to stay current on new developments in nutrition therapy and specific interventions for a wide range of patient populations and special circumstances in order to provide the best possible outcomes for their patients. Revised and updated to incorporate the latest research and evidence-based guidelines, the third edition of the American Diabetes Association Guide to Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes is a comprehensiveresource for the successful implementation of nutrition therapy for people with diabetes.Topics covered include:• Macronutrients and micronutrients• Nutrition therapy for pregnant women, youth, older adults, andpeople with prediabetes• Nutrition therapy for hospitalized and long-term care patients• Celiac disease, eating disorders, and diabetes complications• Cost-effectiveness of nutrition therapy, health literacy and numeracy, and community-based diabetes prevention programs

    • Medicine
      August 2015

      Diabetes Case Studies

      Real Problems, Practical Solutions

      by Edited by Boris Draznin

      The "case study" approach is one of the most used and most effective formats to present medical information and is the foundation for developing evidence-based treatment protocols. Compiled and edited by one of the world's best known clinical endocrinologists, Boris Draznin, MD, PhD, Diabetes Case Studies offers more than 100 actual cases from leading diabetologists, outlining both typical and unusual diabetes cases. Each study will illustrate real life dilemmas with a discussion as to how the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches were selected and implemented, through a thorough, yet succinct, presentation of the problems, the diagnoses, treatment protocols, and results. Readers will have practical information to use when treating their diabetic patients.

    • Medicine
      August 2015

      Practical CGM

      Improving Patient Outcomes through Continuous Glucose Monitoring

      by Gary Scheiner

      Use of real-time continuous glucose monitors among people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes is growing rapidly and should continue to grow until an artificial pancreas is brought to market. Likewise, use of professional systems in healthcare practices is expanding. But, other than manufacturer instructional manuals and some book chapters on CGMs, there are no standalone publications available with concise, non-commercial instructions on CGM prescription and use.Additionally, continuous glucose monitors are too often not used to their full and proper potential. This leaves users with suboptimal glucose control and can result in system abandonment.To address this, diabetes educator and author Gary Scheiner has created Practical CGM: Improving Patient Outcomes through Continuous Glucose Monitoring to give healthcare providers the skill to make more effective use of the data generated by continuous glucose monitors, in both real-time and on a retrospective analytic basis. Using a plain-language approach and distilling content to concise, practical tips and techniques, Scheiner has created a guide that will help practitioners optimize patient use of CGM systems and, ultimately, improve glucose control and patient health outcomes.

    • Medicine
      July 2016

      Diabetes Risks from Prescription and Nonprescription Drugs

      Mechanisms and Approaches to Risk Reduction

      by Samuel Dagogo-Jack

      Over 29 million Americans have diabetes. Of those millions of people, the majority take at least one medication to treat their diabetes, but also take additional medications or supplements for other conditions. With this complex array of medications across such a broad and diverse population, potential contraindications are a real possibility. Diabetes Risks from Prescription and Nonprescription Drugs surveys the medication landscape and provides brief yet illuminating information on the potential effects any medication may have on people currently treating diabetes or whether any particular medication may increase the risk that someone will develop diabetes.Designed with the busy clinician in mind, Dr. Dagogo-Jack provides succinct descriptions of the drugs that may interact with diabetes medications or increase the risk of developing diabetes. He includes information from the latest clinical studies and the most recent literature to present a comprehensive, authoritative text on an elusive and troubling clinical conundrum.

    • Medicine
      December 2014

      Approaches to Behavior

      Changing the Dynamic Between Patients and Professionals in Diabetes Education

      by Janis Roszler and Wendy Rapaport

      Approaches to Behavior provides information and simple tools that healthcare professionals can use to help patients move beyond feelings that prevent them from benefiting fully from any learning opportunity. Each chapter opens with an introduction to experts’ newest psychological understanding about a common emotion. This is followed by a list of easy techniques healthcare professionals can employ with their patients. Each technique was contributed by experienced mental health experts who counsel people with diabetes. None of these techniques can take the place of the in-depth guidance mental healthcare professionals provide. Instead, this book is a first aid kit that experts can use to help patients start to move past strong emotions and become more receptive to vital information that will improve their lives and help them take control of their diabetes.

    • Medicine
      August 2014

      Diabetes Management in Long-Term Settings

      A Clinician's Guide to Optimal Care for the Elderly

      by Linda B. Haas, PhC, RN, CDE, and Sandra Drozdz Burke, PhD, ANP-BC, CDE, FAADE

      Diabetes Management in Long-Term Settings is a clinical guide for the treatment of elderly patients with diabetes. With the number of older adults growing exponentially and with a growing percentage of this group facing diabetic and prediabetic conditions, Diabetes Management in Long-Term Settings will help physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and administrators develop effective programs to care for this growing population. It is a practical clinical guide outlining the protocols of geriatric diabetes care and will be a sought-after reference for all clinicians.

    • Medicine
      August 2016

      Intensive Diabetes Management

      by Howard A. Wolpert

      Intensive diabetes management is the process by which blood glucose levels are closely controlled using multiple daily insulin injections or an insulin pump. People who use this method of diabetes management must be closely aligned with their health care team and highly motivated because it not only requires close scrutiny of blood glucose levels, but also constant monitoring of food intake and medication dosage, among other things.Although difficult to maintain, intensive diabetes management has proven very effective and is now the rule, rather than the exception, in diabetes care. Virtually all patients with diabetes—type 1 or type 2—can improve their glycemic control and overall health through intensive diabetes management.Intensive Diabetes Management is geared toward the health care practitioner who wants to implement this method in his or her patients. It emphasizes a team approach to patient care and offers guidance in helping patients move toward treatment goals appropriate for their individual skills and medical condition.Individual sections address all of the key topics in intensive diabetes management, including rationale/physiological Basis, team approach, education, pyschosocial issues patient selection/goals of therapy, insulin regimens, insulin pump therapy, monitoring, and nutrition management.This new edition is updated to cover the latest advances in medical research. New insights into diabetes and how they impact this particular treatment are covered. In addition, the data, guidelines, and procedures have been revised to reflect that newest positions of the American Diabetes Association's standards of care.

    • Medicine

      Meeting the American Diabetes Association Standards of Care, 2nd Ed

      An Algorithmic Approach to Clinical Care of the Diabetes Patient

      by Mayer B. Davidson, MD and Stanley H. Hsia, MD

      This book is an effective guide to improve the metrics (glycemic, lipid, blood pressure) of diabetes care. Using an algorithmic approach, you can improve patient outcomes. Drs. Davidson and Hsia provide documentation and evidence-based reasons to meet the glycemic, lipid, and blood pressure goals of the American Diabetes Association and background information for the drugs used to meet those outcome goals. In addition, based on the patient's response, the book describes what therapeutic changes need to be made to provide the most efficient and effective care for patients.

    • Medicine
      October 2017

      Complete Nurse's Guide to Diabetes Care, 3rd Edition *NEW* AVAILABLE OCTOBER 2017

      by Belinda P. Childs, ARNP, MN, BC-ADM; Marjorie Cypress, PhD, MSN, R, C-ANP, CDE; and Geralyn Spollett, MSN, C-ANP, CDE, editors

      Newly updated, Complete Nurse's Guide to Diabetes Care, 3rd edition, is the essential reference for nurses who work with diabetes patients. Get the latest details on the pertinent aspects of diabetes care and newest research, including: Fundamentals of diabetes care Special popuations Diseases and treatments that affect diabetes Diabetes care in the community

    • Medicine

      Annual Review of Diabetes 2017

      by American Diabetes Association

      Annual Review of Diabetes 2017 contains the American Diabetes Association's most current and important research. 44 articles taken from 2016 issues of Diabetes, Diabetes Care, Diabetes Spectrum, and Clinical Diabetes.

    • Complementary therapies, healing & health

      The Infertility Cleanse

      Detox, Diet and Dharma for Fertility

      by Elizabeth Heller

    • Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology

      Neurobehavioral Anatomy

      by Christopher M Filley

      Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect key advances in behavioural neurology, this is a clinically based account of the neuroanatomy of human behaviour centred on a consideration of behavioural dysfunction caused by disorders of the brain. A concise introduction to brain-behaviour relationships that enhances patient care and assists medical students, the book also serves as a handy reference to researchers, neuroscientists, psychiatrists, and geriatricians. The book outlines how cognitive and emotional functions are represented and organised in the brain to produce the behaviours regarded as uniquely human. It reviews the effects of focal and diffuse brain lesions, and from this analysis a conception of the normal operations of the healthy brain emerges. Christopher M Filley integrates data and material from different disciplines to create a concise and accessible synthesis that informs the clinical understanding of brain-behaviour relationships. Clinically practical and theoretically stimulating, the book is an invaluable resource for those involved in the clinical care and study of people with neurobehavioral disorders. Including a useful glossary and extensive references guiding users to further research, the third edition will be of significance to medical students, residents, fellows, practising physicians, and the general reader interested in neurology.

    • Medicine
      July 2012

      Lippincotts Concise Illustrated Anatomy

      by B Pansky

      Another installment in the three-volume Lippincotts Concise Illustrated Anatomy series, Thorax, Abdomen and Pelvis supports medical students as well as others studying anatomysuch as students in physician assistant and general surgery programsor seeking a specialty reference for the clerkship years and beyond. Each volume in the series includes outline text to accompany full-color, atlas-style images and illustrations from sources such as the Lippincott Williams Wilkins Atlas of Anatomy. The unique regional focus of the series facilitates teaching and learning in semester or year-long anatomy systems blocks.In addition to Thorax,

    • Biochemistry

      Molecular Cloning

      A Laboratory Manual (three-volume set)

      by Michael R. Green, Joseph Sambrook

      Molecular Cloning has served as the foundation of technical expertise in labs worldwide for 30 years. No other manual has been so popular, or so influential. Molecular Cloning, Fourth Edition, by the celebrated founding author Joe Sambrook and new co-author, the distinguished HHMI investigator Michael Green, preserves the highly praised detail and clarity of previous editions and includes specific chapters and protocols commissioned for the book from expert practitioners at Yale, U Mass, Rockefeller University, Texas Tech, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Washington University, and other leading institutions. The theoretical and historical underpinnings of techniques are prominent features of the presentation throughout, information that does much to help trouble-shoot experimental problems. For the fourth edition of this classic work, the content has been entirely recast to include nucleic-acid based methods selected as the most widely used and valuable in molecular and cellular biology laboratories. Core chapters from the third edition have been revised to feature current strategies and approaches to the preparation and cloning of nucleic acids, gene transfer, and expression analysis. They are augmented by 12 new chapters which show how DNA, RNA, and proteins should be prepared, evaluated, and manipulated, and how data generation and analysis can be handled. The new content includes methods for studying interactions between cellular components, such as microarrays, next-generation sequencing technologies, RNA interference, and epigenetic analysis using DNA methylation techniques and chromatin immunoprecipitation. To make sense of the wealth of data produced by these techniques, a bioinformatics chapter describes the use of analytical tools for comparing sequences of genes and proteins and identifying common expression patterns among sets of genes. Building on thirty years of trust, reliability, and authority, the fourth edition of Molecular Cloning is the new gold standard—the one indispensable molecular biology laboratory manual and reference source.

    • Fiction

      Changing

      by Geoffrey John Jacobs

      As science, micro bio-engineering and humans develop there comes a time when the three become one. That time is now in this present day story. Mankind has evolved, yes, but in many ways he is as pre-occupied with destruction as he is in creating. Intelligent computers and cyborgs, once purely fictional, are now a rapidly developing reality. Changing takes this fact to a whole new frightening level. Anton, an investigative reporter accidentally comes across the realisation that cyborgs are very advanced and are progressively taking over world power. This story takes you on his amazing journey.

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