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Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Edition
by Merriam-Webster

Language

English

Pages

1664

Publication Date

June 12, 2009

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You can set this dictionary as your default Kindle dictionary and look up words while reading. The default setting is The New Oxford American Dictionary included on your Kindle, but you have the option to change your default setting to this compatible dictionary after purchase. <br /><br /><br /><br />America’s Best-Selling Dictionary defines the current, active vocabulary of American English! Features more than 225,000 definitions and over 42,000 usage examples to clarify meaning. Newly added words and meanings across a variety of fields including technology, entertainment, health, science, and society. New words include hashtag, steampunk, digital divide, fracking, and fist pump. <br /><br /><br /><br />Special sections include A Handbook of Style, Foreign Words & Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names.<br /><br /><br /><br />Over 60 million copies of Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary have been sold since its initial publication in 1898.
Chasing Cupcakes: How One Broke, Fat Girl Transformed Her Life (a...
by Elizabeth Benton

Language

English

Pages

380

Publication Date

January 10, 2019

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<i>I'm missing out on my life. What's wrong with me?</i><br /><br />If that's ever crossed your mind, and if you know there's more to life than what you've been living, this book is for you.<br /><br />It sucks to acknowledge that you are what's keeping you from the life you want. You sacrifice what you want most for what you want in the moment. You know everything you're supposed to do, and yet you feel stuck--limited by your past, overwhelmed by your future--in a purgatory of your own behavior.<br /><br />After decades of feeling trapped by this mindset, Elizabeth Benton shifted her whole life by proving her own stories wrong. In this book, Elizabeth will help you live a new story, in which you can, you will, and you already have everything you need to make it happen.
Medical Terminology: The Best and Most Effective Way to Memorize,...
by David Andersson

Language

English

Pages

182

Publication Date

November 14, 2016

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<h1><strong>Medical Terminology </strong></h1><hr><h6><br /></h6><h2><u><strong>Let’s be very clear about this,</strong></u> if you want to feel proud of yourself and do a great job in the health care field, you need to learn and understand medical terminology! It is a fundamental part of the future of your career.</h2><h3><br /></h3><h3>Our medical terminology book is a must-have study guide and workbook for students looking to broaden or refreshen their skills of understanding medical terms. It is perfect for anyone who wishes to enter the medical field, and is a great complementary tool to have when preparing for the <strong>NCLEX</strong> or <strong>MCAT</strong>! <br /></h3><h3>Many students are also ordering this book as a complement to their <strong>Anatomy and Physiology book</strong>!</h3><hr><h3><br /></h3><h3>With this book you will learn and understand the basic concepts of medical terminology and how it is being used in everyday life among healthcare personnel. Becoming familiarised with medical terminology is a fundamental part of any medical career. </h3><h3><br /></h3><h3><strong>With that many medical books to choose from, it can be hard to decide which one to buy. </strong></h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>This book focuses on the readability apsect, which allows for an easy training guide and review. It is divided into chapters, and since the addition of multiple choice questions, the reader now has the possibility to practice and test what they have learned from previous chapters. The answers to these questions can be found at the very end of the book. By focusing on the important word parts — common prefixes, suffixes, and root words — the book goes to great lengths in simplifying the process of memorizing the medical language. </h3><h3><br /></h3><h3><strong><u>With this book you will:</u></strong></h3><h3><br /></h3><ul><li><h3> ..Be able to interpret medical terminology</h3></li><li><h3>..Learn and understand the basic fundamentals</h3></li><li><h3>..Be able to test your knowledge with multiple choice questions</h3></li></ul><h3><br /></h3><h3>Go to the top-right of the page and click <strong>"Add to Cart"</strong></h3>
Intellectual Disability: Definition, Classification, and Systems ...
by , Ellis M. Craig

Language

English

Pages

280

Publication Date

April 03, 2012

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This Manual contains the most current and authoritative information and knowledge on intellectual disability, including best practice guidelines on diagnosing and classifying intellectual disability and developing a system of supports for people living with an intellectual disability. Written by a committee of 18 experts, Intellectual Disability: Definition, Classification, and Systems of Supports (11th edition) is based on seven years of work on: (1) a synthesis of current information and best practices regarding intellectual disability; (2) numerous reviews and critiques of the 10th edition of the AAIDD definition manual; and (3) feedback from the field regarding a series of articles published by the Committee. This is the first official AAIDD definition manual with the terminology Intellectual Disability .<br /><br />FEATURING BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINES AND DISCUSSIONS FOR PROFESSIONALS<br /><br />Here's how you can benefit from this best practice Manual:<br />-Learn an authoritative definition and diagnostic system of intellectual disability designed to give you a thorough and step-by-step understanding of all the factors that go into determining intellectual disability<br />-Consult expert guidelines on critical issues such as the role of assessment in the diagnostic process, challenges faced in quantifying intelligence, evaluating the role of IQ in making a diagnosis, and how to assess adaptive behavior<br />-Understand key clinical judgment strategies to enhance the validity and precision of a clinician's decision on the diagnosis of intellectual disability<br />-Learn how the Manual can serve college and university students in health and related disciplines<br />-Discover the relationship between the AAIDD System and other diagnostic systems<br />-Read detailed discussions on the 10 dimensions of support areas in a person's life and various approaches to individualized service planning<br />-Understand why the Manual is invaluable for school psychologists and other special education professionals for determining eligibility and learn how the IDEA and the AAIDD supports-based system are related<br />-Learn about the unique needs of people with intellectual disability with higher IQs<br />-Read updated essays on how to apply the AAIDD Definition System within special education systems, public policy initiatives, and provider organizations<br /><br />INTRODUCING THE WORLD'S MOST PROGRESSIVE DEFINITION AND CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM<br />The AAIDD System is based on an advanced view of disability and the belief that providing proper supports will enhance the functioning of a person with an intellectual disability. While intellectual functioning, adaptive behavior, and age of onset remain the criteria for evaluating intellectual disability, supports remain the cornerstone of the AAIDD Definition System.<br /><br />AAIDD believes that once a diagnosis of intellectual disability is made, planning and providing supports is the key to reduce the mismatch between a person's capabilities and the skills, and what is required to successfully participate in all aspects of daily life. The focus on individualized supports and the optimism inherent in the AAIDD System allow professionals to plan progressive services and enhance the quality of life of people living with an intellectual disability.<br /><br />ABOUT THE AUTHORS<br />The AAIDD Ad Hoc Committee on Terminology and Classification consists of 18 world-renowned experts in disability, medicine, special education, and law.
Complementary and Integrative Medicine, An Issue of Medical Clini...
by Robert B. Saper

Language

English

Pages

400

Publication Date

August 21, 2017

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This issue of Medical Clinics, guest edited by Dr. Robert Saper, is devoted to Complementary and Integrative Medicine. Articles in this outstanding issue address integrative medicine in the areas of mental health disorders; sleep disorders; neurological conditions; cardiovascular disease; respiratory disorders; gastrointestinal disorders; gynecological conditions; oncology; rheumatologic conditions; pain management; geriatric and palliative care; and physician health and wellbeing.
Ophthalmic Ultrasound: A Diagnostic Atlas
by , Ellen F. Greenberg

Language

English

Pages

168

Publication Date

January 01, 2011

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This book presents the latest information on using echography to diagnose lesions and diseases of the eye and orbit. This edition is fully updated, with a new chapter on orbital disease and coverage of the 20-MHz probe for posterior segment imaging. It provides a comprehensive review of the basic screening procedures, descriptions of the indications for ultrasound, and guidance on how to reach an accurate diagnosis of both common and rare clinical problems in all areas of the eye. <b>Features:</b><li>Techniques for diagnosing diseases of the retina, choroid, vitreous, anterior segment, optic nerve, extraocular muscles, and more</li><li>More than 550 high-quality images, including an expanded collection of anterior segment images, that aid the comprehension of pathology and disease processes</li><li>Three-dimensional schematics demonstrating sound beam and probe positions on the eye</li> <li>Extensive lists of references for pursuing topics in depth</li><i>Ophthalmic Ultrasound: A Diagnostic Atlas</i> will provide an invaluable reference for ophthalmologists, ultrasonographers, and radiologists.
Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists
by , Mary C. Talaga

Language

English

Pages

353

Publication Date

March 01, 2017

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<p><b>NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER: Due to the recent illegal counterfeiting of this book, we cannot guarantee book quality when purchased through third-party sellers. </b><br /><br /><i>The Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists</i> is the go-to resource for mental health clinicians looking for clear, reliable information about the treatment of mental health issues. Organized by disorder and, within each disorder, by medication, this book is designed to familiarize clinicians and students with the basic terminology and models of pharmacokinetics.</p><p>This fully revised and updated eighth edition provides essential information on new medications and treatment options and includes the latest research on side effects, contraindications, and efficacy of all major medications prescribed for mental health disorders. The book also features an important new chapter on the effects of withdrawing from psychopharmacological medications.</p><p>This handbook makes it simple to: get the facts about drug interactions and side effects; find out how medications affect adults, children, and adolescents differently; learn how different cultures view medical treatment, vital information for anyone who treats clients from a variety of backgrounds; and discontinue medication safely when needed.</p><p>This essential guide to psychopharmacology has been adopted as a textbook at universities nationwide and is an important resource for every therapist’s library.</p>
The Language of Medicine - E-Book
by Davi-Ellen Chabner

Language

English

Pages

1022

Publication Date

January 21, 2016

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<p>Bring medical terminology to life with Davi-Ellen Chabner's bestselling <b>The Language of Medicine, 11th Edition!</b> An illustrated, easy-to-understand approach presents medical terms within the context of the body’s anatomy and physiology, and in health and disease. With this proven resource, you’ll learn a working medical vocabulary built on the most frequently encountered prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms. Practical exercises and case studies make learning more interesting and demonstrate how medical terms are used in practice. Take advantage of interactive activities, games, quizzes, and flash cards on the Evolve companion website, and you will be ready to communicate fluently in the clinical setting and succeed in your healthcare career.</p><ul><b></b><li><b>Self-study text/workbook approach</b> reinforces learning every step of the way with a wide variety of exercises, labeling diagrams, pronunciation tests, and reviews, all organized by body systems with additional chapters on key areas of health care such as cancer and psychiatry.</li><li><b>Simple, clear, non-technical explanations</b> demystify medical terminology even if you have little or no background in medicine or science.</li><li><b>More than 500 full-color illustrations</b> depict the details of anatomy, physiology, and pathology, putting medical terms in the context of the structure and function of the body system.</li><li><b>Practical applications</b> such as case reports, operative and diagnostic tests, and laboratory and x-ray reports demonstrate the use of medical terminology in the clinical environment.</li><li><b><i>Pronunciation of Terms</i></b> at the end of each chapter include phonetic spellings and spaces to write the meanings of terms.</li><li><b>Abbreviations</b> <b>of terminology</b> make it easy to learn the medical shorthand used in clinical practice.</li><li><b>Error-prone abbreviations list </b>derived from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) list alerts you to abbreviations that should not be used in the clinical setting.</li><li><b>Comprehensive glossaries and appendices</b> serve as quick references for use in the classroom and on the job.</li><li><b>An Evolve companion website</b> lets you practice word parts and building terms with interactive<b> </b>word games, learning exercises, an audio glossary with pronunciations of over 3,000 terms, animations, an anatomy coloring book, electronic flash cards, and more. </li> </ul><ul><b></b><li><b>NEW terms and procedures </b>keep you up to date with healthcare advances.</li><li><b>NEW</b> <b>pathology photos</b> illustrate difficult terms and procedures more clearly, showing the conditions that you will see, code, or manage in healthcare settings.</li><li><b>NEW</b> <b><i>Hint</i> feature</b> provides helpful clues that assist with learning and retention of terminology.</li><li><b>NEW! Electronic healthcare records</b> on the Evolve companion website allows you to practice working with today’s medical records.</li><li><b>NEW</b> <b>anatomic, pathologic and procedural animations</b> on Evolve bring terminology to life and offer a 3D glimpse into the clinical world. </li><li><b>NEW</b> <b>medical reports audio</b> on Evolve provides the aural practice you need to be able to understand medical terminology in clinical settings.</li> </ul>
Integrative Medicine, An Issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office...
by , Anuj Shah

Language

English

Pages

204

Publication Date

June 28, 2017

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Customer Reviews
This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, guest edited by Drs. Deborah Clements and Melinda Ring, is devoted to Integrative Medicine. Articles in this issue include: Introduction to Integrative Medicine; Phytotherapy; Lifestyle Medicine; Chronic Pain; GI Disorders; Mental Health; Endocrine Disorders; Oncology and Survivorship; Pediatrics; Cardiovascular Disorders; Women’s Health; Men's Health; and Ethical and Legal Considerations.
Pocket Medicine: The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of I...
by Marc S. Sabatine

Language

English

Pages

280

Publication Date

October 18, 2016

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Quick access to key clinical information and solutions to common problems in internal medicine – as close as your pocket!  Pocket Medicine, Sixth Edition, is your go-to resource for fast answers to diagnostic questions you’ll face on rounds and exams. Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this portable, best-selling reference tackles the diagnosis and treatment of the most common disorders in cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology.  Bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms focus on the information you need in order to make an accurate diagnosis and develop a treatment plan.

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