HEALTH

1. Encyclopedia of Cancer: A Guide to Cancer and its Treatments

This e-book is a unique and invaluable source of information for anyone touched by cancer. This collection of over 450 entries provides in-depth coverage of specific cancer types, diagnostic procedures, treatments, cancer side effects, and cancer drugs. In addition, entries have been included to facilitate understanding of common cancer-related concepts, such as cancer biology, carcinogenesis, and cancer genetics, as well as cancer issues such as clinical trials, home health care, fertility issues, and cancer prevention. This encyclopedia minimizes medical jargon and uses language that laypersons can understand, while still providing thorough coverage that will benefit health science students as well. The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer contains over 200 full-color illustrations, photos and tables. Eleven illustrations of various body systems can be found in the front matter of the book, and these can help the reader to understand which cancers may affect which organs, and how the various systems interact. This e-book contains 1451 printable pages.

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2. Encyclopedia of Woman's Health

The Encyclopedia of Women’s Health brings together the knowledge and experience of professionals from a wide range of fields including medicine, law, psychology, social work, demography, education, epidemiology, dentistry, cosmetology, massage, nutrition, physical fitness, history, and many others. This broad foundation allows us to explore women’s health from a bio-psycho-social perspective, and to consider the many facets of women’s health and the many factors that impact women’s health status. This e-book is intended as a reference both for non-health professionals who wish to have a more in-depth understanding of various topics, and for health professionals searching for an introduction to fields outside of their own. This e-book contains 717 printable pages full of informative and knowledge-oriented contents.

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3.       Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition

Keeping up to date on the concepts and interrelationships between nutrient needs, dietary intake and health outcomes is essential. This edition of the Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition hopes to address these needs. This e-book contains four volumes and 2167 printable pages contributed by hundreds of experts in nutrition. The material in the Encyclopedia is arranged as a series of entries in alphabetical order. Most entries consist of several articles that deal with various aspects of a topic and are arranged in a logical sequence within an entry.

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4. Encyclopedia of Modern Optics

The purpose of this Encyclopedia is to provide a resource for introducing optical fundamentals and technologies to the general technical audience for whom optics is a key capability in exploring their field of interest. Some 25 internationally recognized scientists and engineers served as editors. They helped in selecting the topical coverage and choosing the over 260 authors who prepared the individual articles. The authors form an international group who are expert in their discipline and come from every part of the technological community spanning academia, government and industry. The editors and authors of this Encyclopedia hope that the reader finds in these pages the information needed to provide guidance in exploring and utilizing optics. This e-book contains very-much content-oriented 2285 pages.

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5. Encyclopedia of Surgery

This Encyclopedia of Surgery is a Guide for Patients and Caregivers and is a unique and invaluable source of information for anyone who is considering undergoing a surgical procedure, or has a loved one in that situation. This collection of 465 entries provides in-depth coverage of specific surgeries, diagnostic tests, drugs, and other related entries. The book gives detailed information on 265 surgeries; most include step-by-step illustrations to enhance the reader’s understanding of the procedure itself. This encyclopedia minimizes medical jargon and uses language that laypersons can understand, while still providing detailed coverage that will benefit health science students. This Encyclopedia contains over 230 full-color illustrations, photos, and tables. This includes over 160 step-by-step illustrations of surgeries. These illustrations were specially created for this product to enhance a layperson’s understanding of surgical procedures. This e-book contains 569 pages.

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6. Encyclopedia of Trauma and Traumatic Stress Disorders

The Encyclopedia of Trauma and Traumatic Stress Disorders is a compilation of trauma and stress related terminology in the field of traumatic stress. Terms such as terrorism, 9/11, and fear became everyday topics of discussion as bombings continued around the world from Madrid to London to India. With so many undefined words now leading major discussions, a need arose to define trauma and stress-related concepts in one volume—hence The Encyclopedia of Trauma and Traumatic Stress Disorders. The entries in this encyclopedia address all areas of extreme stress and trauma and innovative treatment approaches, as well as everyday definitions in a clear, non-technical language. This reference book can be a guide to a better understanding of the many medical and psychological effects trauma has on individuals and that traumatic experiences are not just labeled and put aside, but rather folded into the information in this book. This e-book contains 400 printable pages.

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7. Pocket Atlas of Human Anatomy: Based on the International Nomenclature

This globally recognized pocket atlas can be used as a comprehensive illustrated dictionary of anatomical structures with standardized Latin and English terminology. At the same time it is an excellent atlas of anatomy in its own right, with illustrations by a prize-winning medical artist. Packed with time-saving, succinct information, it is a must for all students and practitioners of the medical sciences. This new edition contains the most recent update of the "Nomina anatomica" by the Committee on International Nomenclature. This e-book contains 510 pages.

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8. Encyclopedia of Women’s Reproductive Cancer

The Encyclopedia of Women’s Reproductive Cancer is designed to answer the questions about reproductive cancer, and includes the most up-to-date information on cancers of the ovary, vagina, vulva, and uterus that may affect a woman during her lifetime. It has been designed as a guide and reference to a wide range of subjects important to the understanding of a woman’s reproductive health. This e-book contains 321 pages.

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9. Encyclopedia of Sleep and Sleep Disorders

According to the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research of the National Institutes of Health, 70 million American adults suffer from some kind of sleep disorder. Disorders such as sleep apnea have been linked to an increased likelihood of stroke, hypertension, or heart failure. It is now documented that sleep deprivation can facilitate mistakes or incidents at work; mood swings; an increased chance of obesity; and, drowsy driving, a serious condition often associated with traffic accidents and fatalities. In recent years the number of sleep disorder practitioners has grown substantially, and researchers have made breakthroughs in understanding sleep, why it's crucial to general health and what disrupts it.” The Encyclopedia of Sleep and Sleep Disorders, Third Edition" examines the key terms, conditions, remedies, long-term health consequences, and advances that have been made in sleep health, sleep research, and sleep disorder diagnosis and treatment. Topics covered in this title include: Accidents; Biological clock; Diet and sleep; Elderly and sleep; Infant sleep; Melatonin; Narcolepsy; Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome; Restless leg syndrome; Surgery and sleep disorders; and, more. This e-book contains 369 pages.

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10. Encyclopedia of Women's Health

 Women's health is a multifaceted subject, and the up-to-date reference book requires considerable social awareness in addition to wide-ranging clinical knowledge. The Encyclopedia of Women's Health meets this challenge by bringing together an impressive array of experts on topics from reproductive issues to gastrointestinal illnesses. This skilfully edited volume, informed by current health issues and health-care realities, offers readers practical information, historical aspects, and future directions, all meticulously researched and conveniently presented. This e-book contains 792 pages.

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11. Encyclopedia Of Children's Health: Infancy Through Adolescence – 4 Volumes Set

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, with articles by medical writers and health-care professionals and an editorial board of pediatricians with academic affiliations, has more than 600 alphabetically arranged, signed entries, ranging in length from 500 to 4,000 words. Half of the entries cover topics affecting children from conception through age 4, and the rest discuss topics affecting children from 5 to 18 years of age. This e-book contains 2000 pages.

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12. Pocket Atlas of Human Anatomy

Professor Feneis designed the anatomic picture dictionary as a reference book that provides illustrated short descriptions of anatomic terms in accordance with the valid international nomenclature. The brief and clearly written text segments were set opposite concise figures of equal educational value—a graphic task that Professor Spitzer managed to solve brilliantly. This e-book contains 510 printable pages.

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13. The Human Body: An Introductin to Structure and Function

This exceptional resource offers a broad review of the structure and function of the human body. Each chapter is dedicated to a particular organ system, providing medical and allied health students and professionals with quick and comprehensive coverage of anatomy and physiology.
Features:
- All concepts are reinforced by detailed overviews at the beginning of each chapter, and summaries at the end
- In-depth information on cell-biology, genetics, and human evolution provides a conceptual framework for understanding the human body
- Detailed text complements 271 full-color illustrations to help readers visualize and grasp complex subjects
- Key sections on how antioxidants and active substances in plants affect the digestive system
First year medical students and allied health professionals will benefit from the text’s extensive scope and clear presentation. Knowledge of the human body’s structures and functions is essential for every level of practice, and this indispensable guide is a definitive encyclopedia on the subject. - This e-book contains 722 pages.

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14. Disordered Mind and Brain

It is about neural basis of mental symptoms. This book presents an examination of the evidence regarding the neural mechanisms of the seven major clusters of psychiatric symptoms, and then examines the way in which mental symptoms occur within several representative diseases, each characterised by a particular profile of symptoms and time course. This book draws together many of the strands of evidence that have been teased out by the techniques of modern neuroscience, with the purpose of assembling a conceptual framework for understanding the mechanisms by which mental symptoms are generated. Rather than starting with the disease entities defined by Kraepelin and his successors, we shall focus first on symptoms. This e-book contains 344 printable pages.

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15. Illustrated Guide to the Human body: Cells and Genetics

This book is a concise, illustrated guide to the anatomy, physiology, well-being, and disorders of human cells, chromosomes, and genes. It has been written and illustrated specially for students and laypeople interested in cell biology, medicine, health, and hygiene. The subject is dealt with in clear steps, so that the reader can steadily acquire a good overall understanding. Explanatory texts, diagrams, illustrations, captions, and fact boxes are combined to help readers grasp important information at a glance. A glossary of scientific and jargon words defines medical terms in everyday language. A list of Web sites provides links to other relevant sources of information, and the index enables quick access to articles. This e-book contains 113 pages.

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16. Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol and Addictive Behaviour

 This Encyclopedia of Drugs and Alcohol is an amazing compendium of information on the effects of addictions at every level, and a team of experts put together an intelligently organized, complete survey of drug and alcohol addictions, and includes new and updated articles that address the exciting frontiers that have opened up in the field of addiction studies. New brain imaging techniques, an explosion of information about the human genome and its relevance to health, excellent efforts at data collection to define the scope and nature of the problem of addictions, and carefully designed studies aimed at uncovering the statistical relevance of various prevention, diagnosis, and treatment programs are all illuminating and igniting the process of understanding addictions. This e book contains 1919 printable pages.

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13.  Diabetes Cookbook for Dummies, 3rd Edition

Want to create healthy meals that are diabetic friendly? This revised and updated third edition of Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies shows you how easy it can be to manage diabetes through diet, including the latest information on diabetes testing, monitoring, and maintenance, as well as delicious new recipes and nutritional information. This edition also includes a new section that focuses on vegetarian dishes and a new chapter on encouraging a Type 1 diabetic child to eat properly.

·                  Features changes in fat, carbohydrate and protein recommendations that parallel the recommendations of the American Diabetes Association regarding meal plans

·                  Includes new ideas about restaurant eating, including new menu items at fast food locations as well as revised tips on food shopping and setting up the diabetic kitchen

·                  Offers 100+ new and revised diabetic recipes

Complete with ways to involve children in meal planning and preparation, Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies will help you improve your diet and your health!

This e-book contains 387 pages

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25.  Fitness and Wellness, 8th Edition

This e-book delivers full-color, cutting-edge coverage of core concepts coupled with a wealth of resources rivaling the most comprehensive texts. The succinct nine-chapter text offers balanced coverage that concentrates on health-related physical fitness components with up-to-date insight on wellness. In the Hoeger tradition, an integral theme of the text is motivation and behavior modification. The authors teach you how to take control of your personal fitness, health, and lifestyle habits so you can make a constant and deliberate effort to stay healthy–and realize your highest potential for good health. The text is also integrated with CengageNOW™, powerful interactive learning tools that provide you with pre- and post-tests, a personalized study plan, labs, the personal change planner, and more. Colorful, concise, and cutting-edge, FITNESS AND WELLNESS equips you with the most up-to-date coverage and tools to take charge of your health–without the expense of larger texts.
This e-book contains the following chapters:-

1.          Introduction to Fitness and Wellness

2.          Assessment of Physical Fitness

3.          Exercise Prescription

4.          Evaluating Fitness Activities

5.          nutrition for Fitness

6.          Weight Management

7.          Stress Management

8.          A Healthy Lifestyle Approach

9.          Relevant Fitness and Wellness Issues

This e-book contains 321 pages

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26. Hand-book of Obstetrics and Gynecology

This e-book contains two books viz: Hand-book of Obstetrics and Gynecology  containing 931 printable pages and another book, Gynecology Illustrated containing 436 printable pages totaling 1367 pages of this e-book. While explaining the gynecological aspects and perspectives, these books include developments in gynecological practice, including advances in medical treatment towards contribution of basic knowledge and updated knowledge on this subject.

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27.Health for Life: Cure Diabetes, Hypertension, More

The author writes: This book has been written for all those people who have been asking me for information on how I accomplished curing my diseases so quickly. That statement kind of bothers me. I did not heal myself. God gave me a body that was wondrously and fearfully made that was able to heal because I followed the rules He originally set forth for healthy bodies. You can follow some simple steps I have tried to set out here so that your body can heal according to the marvelous work God performed in making you. I have written background information on pH balances, nutrition, oxygen, water, etc to give you the reasons for what I did and why you should do something similar. I have included charts and tables in the back to help also. I hope the information is written so it is easily understood and helps you. I have experienced the affects firsthand and know it works. This e-book contains 51 pages.

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28.THE WEIGHT LOSS MANUAL

 

Inside the pages of this book, we’ll give you all kinds of tips and tricks toward successful weight loss. We’ll examine some common weight loss myths and even give you some great recipes to try while you are on this journey. This e-booklet contains 61 pages.

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Textbook of Surgery

The textbook of surgery is intended to both medical students and surgical trainees. The book aims to provide an understanding of surgical principles, with a few surgical conditions and basic surgical procedures, including addressing the impact of scientific and technological advancement to the surgical practice.
As with other surgical texts, the opening chapters address "station-based" surgical care, from the elementary anesthetics, nutrition, and postoperative care. The following chapters consist largely of general surgery specialty, but unlike some other surgical texts, given the attention to important topics in otolaryngology, orthopedics, neurosurgery and cardiothoracics.
The structure divides subjects by surgical specialty, a subdivision of each chapter of pathology, which allows for easy navigation. Each condition is broadly described in terms of clinical symptoms, etiology, diagnosis and management, but without the reader feeling bogged down in too much detail. Comparing this book Lecture Notes on Surgery is the main difference is that the textbook of surgery much more detail about surgical treatment which both descriptions and photos (pictures are everywhere in use) of a specific surgical procedures and techniques that will probably Referring to a lecture surgically-oriented students feeling left open Notes.
The conclusion is that the textbook of surgery with a comprehensive description of the surgical specialties, both well written and well illustrated. The additional surgical detail there is something special and I would recommend it.

This e-book contains 624 pages.

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CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION

Cardiac transplantation has evolved dramatically since its first human application in 1967. Since that time, as the chapters of this text collectively attest, significant progress in the areas of immunosuppression and surgical techniques have impacted substantially on posttransplant outcomes, so much so that transplantation is now considered to be the standard therapy for end-stage heart disease. Cardiac transplantation at Columbia–Presbyterian began in 1977. Since that time, the program has grown extensively and, as of January 2004, completed its 1542nd transplant.

This e-book contains 624 pages.

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Anesthesia Fact Book: Everything You Need to Know Before Surgery

Despite the obvious fact that an anesthetic is an essential part of any operation, you are likely to meet only briefly with the anesthesiologist before surgery. Without more time to talk about your concerns, you are still open questions: How will you know I'm asleep? Is it possible to wake up during surgery? How do you monitor me during my surgery? What are the potential complications I should know?
Written by a board-certified, experienced anesthesiologists, anesthesia Fact Book provides a sense of control back in your hands and make you a more informed and confident patient. Have to process the answers to frequently asked questions about the anesthesia, it contains important information about:
# How anesthesia works and how it differs from the dusk, spinal or epidural anesthesia
# The credentials you should look in your anesthesiologist
# The most important questions you should be sure to ask before surgery
# The heart and respiratory monitors used during most operations
Supplied # The risks associated with anesthesia in a doctor's office

This e-book contains 237 pages.

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