Gardening

The Ortho Problem Solver

Author: Michael McKinley

Publisher: Ortho Books

ISBN: 9780897214940

Category: Gardening

Page: 984

View: 6863

Features: Revised with the most up-to-date solutions for plant problems encountered throughout North America; Colourful, detailed photograph and brief analysis help gardeners diagnose each plant problem; Problem, analysis, and solution descriptions of every problem allow readers to quickly identify their plants particular problem and what methods and products are available to address them; Thumbnail maps show North America locations where problems are likely to occur; Detailed chemical and non-chemical solutions.
Gardening

Ortho Home Gardener's Problem Solver

Author: Denny Schrock,Ortho Books

Publisher: Meredith Books

ISBN: 9780897215046

Category: Gardening

Page: 624

View: 5571

The new home edition of this practical gardening reference provides gardeners of all stripes with Ortho's exhaustive resource guide to solving problems in the garden, employing both chemical and nonchemical means to fix common gardening problems. Original. 25,000 first printing.
Medical

Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics

A Problem-solving Approach

Author: Karen Atkinson,Fiona Coutts,Anne-Marie Hassenkamp

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443074062

Category: Medical

Page: 363

View: 5800

Forlagets beskrivelse: The second edition to this textbook is for all physiotherapy students and newly qualified physiotherapists working in orthopaedics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The authors have drawn on their many years of experience and clinical work in various orthopaedic settings to help students with clinical reasoning when faced with apparently diverse patient problems.
Gardening

Lawn Geek

Tips and Tricks for the Ultimate Turf from the Guru of Grass

Author: Trey Rogers

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780451220356

Category: Gardening

Page: 337

View: 3573

Readers discover everything they ever wanted to know about how to grow the lawn of their dreams, in an entertaining handbook by an expert on turf management that covers everything from basic site preparation to the art of mowing, fertilizing, irrigating, and safe pest management. Original. 40,000 first printing.
Gardening

Scotts Lawns

Your Guide to a Beautiful Yard

Author: Nick Christians,Ashton Ritchie

Publisher: Meredith Books

ISBN: 9780696212703

Category: Gardening

Page: 192

View: 2543

A guide to lawn care provides tips, techniques, and advice for an attractive yard, covering such topics as mowing, weeding, fertilizing, and getting rid of pests.
Gardening

The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Insect and Disease Control

A Complete Problem-Solving Guide to Keeping Your Garden and Yard Healthy Without Chemicals

Author: Barbara W. Ellis,Fern Marshall Bradley,Helen Atthowe

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 9780875967530

Category: Gardening

Page: 534

View: 5381

Discusses pest control
Gardening

Ortho Lawn Problem Solver

Author: Denny Schrock

Publisher: Ortho Books

ISBN: 9780696232145

Category: Gardening

Page: 95

View: 7869

A leading expert in identifying and eliminating lawn and garden pests presents a hands-on guide to lawn care for do-it-yourself gardeners, offering practical tips and techniques for maintaining a healthy lawn, preventing and treating problems, mowing and fertilizing, and more.
Medical

Problem Solving in Emergency Radiology E-Book

Author: Stuart E. Mirvis,Jorge A Soto,Kathirkamanathan Shanmuganathan,Joseph Yu,Wayne S Kubal

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455758396

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 8283

Optimize diagnostic accuracy in the emergency department with Problem Solving in Radiology: Emergency Radiology, a new addition to the popular Problem Solving in Radiology series. Published in association with the American Society of Emergency Radiology, the medical reference book is designed to help experienced radiologists, residents, or emergency medicine practitioners accurately address problematic conditions and reach the most accurate diagnosis. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Access problem-oriented content that helps you quickly and accurately diagnose patients. Focus on the core knowledge needed for successful results with templated, concise chapters containing both traditional and unusual presentations of pathology. Each chapter will include: Typical Presentation; Variants; Mimickers (what looks like this pathology, but isn’t); and Pitfalls (how a diagnosis can be missed and how to avoid it). Stay up to date on today's hot topics in radiology, including radiation concerns when using total body CT for trauma assessment; trauma in the pregnant patient; imaging pediatric craniocerebral trauma; and penetrating trauma to the torso and chest.
Medical

Clinical Problem Solving in Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry

Author: Declan Millett,Peter Day

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702064912

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 8436

Clinical Problem Solving in Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry, third edition, provides a unique step-by-step guide to differential diagnosis and treatment planning. The popular ‘Clinical Case’ format helps readers combine different dental procedures into a rational plan of treatment for patients who may have several dental problems requiring attention. This is a third edition of a hugely successful practical resource in orthodontics and paediatric dentistry which is ideal for undergraduate dental students and postgraduates preparing for the MJDF and similar exams. Useful ‘Clinical Case’ format promotes a logical approach to problem solving through history taking, clinical examination and diagnosis Contains approximately 350 photographs, 50 line artworks and 40 tables Provides two different approaches to the Clinical Cases - some topics include scenarios with questions and answers; others include differential diagnosis with a focus on how to plan and manage treatment effectively ‘Key-point’ boxes systematically emphasise core knowledge, assessment and treatment approaches Useful Mind Maps® provide a focused framework for learning and revision
Medical

Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine

Author: Kenneth A. Olson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323263070

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 7287

Master the techniques and problem-solving skills needed to manage spinal and TMJ disorders! Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine, 2nd Edition provides guidelines to manipulation, manual physical therapy examination, and treatment procedures of the spine and temporomandibular joint. Informed by evidence-based research, this text offers detailed instructions for reaching an accurate diagnosis and developing a plan of care. And to support the descriptions and photos in the book, over 200 videos on a companion website demonstrate spinal examination and manipulation procedures. Written by well-known spinal manipulation expert Kenneth Olson, this resource provides the complete information you need to make sound decisions during clinical interventions. Descriptions of manual therapy techniques include evidence-based coverage of the examination and treatment of spine and TMJ disorders, along with discussions of alternative treatment methods and potential adverse effects and contraindications to manipulation. Guidelines for completing a comprehensive spinal examination include medical screening, the patient interview, disability assessment, and tests and measures, along with an evaluation of the examination findings and the principles involved in arriving at a diagnosis and plan of care. Impairment-based manual physical therapy approach includes a review of the evidence to support its use to evaluate and treat spinal and TMJ conditions. Case studies demonstrate the clinical reasoning used in manual physical therapy. Guide to Physical Therapist Practice terminology is incorporated throughout the book, using accepted terms familiar in physical therapy settings. Expert author Ken Olson is a highly respected authority on the subject of spinal manipulation in physical therapy. Video icons in the book indicate the procedures demonstrated with online videos. A clear, consistent format for explaining techniques makes this reference easy to use in the clinical setting. Spiral binding allows the text to lay open for ease of use while on the job. NEW! Coverage of emerging topics includes soft tissue assessment, mobilization, dry needling, myofascial pain and trigger points, thoracic outlet syndrome, cervicogenic dizziness, and differentiation of headache types, plus expanded coverage of examination procedures and psychologically informed management strategies for chronic low back pain. 120 NEW video clips are added to the companion website — over 200 videos in total provide unique 3-dimensional views of exam and manipulation techniques, showing each procedure step by step from frontal, lateral, and cranial perspectives. NEW! Full-color design and photographs show essential concepts and procedures from multiple angles, illustrating hand and body placement and direction of force. UPDATED evidence-based research provides the latest thinking on manual therapy of the spine.
Medical

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

Author: Robert A. Donatelli,Michael J. Wooden

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437715338

Category: Medical

Page: 744

View: 1246

Provide the best care for your patients by improving your technical and decision-making skills with this all-inclusive text. From basic sciences to detailed information on specific technologies and surgeries, this comprehensive resource has the content you need to expand your expertise in the treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction. This 4th edition includes updated, revised, and new chapters to ensure you have the most helpful and clinically relevant information available. Coverage of surgical options and postsurgical rehabilitation for your patients with musculoskeletal disorders facilitates communication between therapists and physicians and improves the patient’s post-surgical rehabilitation. Updated content on orthopaedic surgical and rehabilitation procedures, including hyaline cartilage replacements, iliotibial band releases, ACL deficit knee, and much more puts the latest advances in the field at your fingertips. Case studies and clinical tips strengthen your problem-solving skills and maximize the safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Expert editors and contributors share their knowledge from years of practice and research in the field. Six new chapters, covering topics such as strength training, screening for referral, neuromuscular rehabilitation, reflect the latest physical therapy practice guidelines. Updated clinical photographs clearly demonstrate examination and treatment techniques. A user-friendly design highlights clinical tips and other key features important in the clinical setting. Terminology and classifications from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition are incorporated throughout the text making descriptions easier to understand. An emphasis on treatment of the individual rather than the dysfunction reflects current practice in physical therapy. Video clips on the accompanying Evolve site demonstrate evaluation, exercise, and treatment techniques covered in the text.
Medical

Endodontics E-Book

Author: Kishor Gulabivala,Yuan-Ling Ng

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054259

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 3317

This lavishly illustrated, practical guide to endodontic treatment covers the latest developments in instrumentation and filling techniques. Ideal for all dental practitioners involved in endodontic therapy [root canal treatment], this new edition has been fully updated throughout and now includes a new author team from the Eastman Dental Institute. Practical approach to the subject takes the reader through every step of the clinical procedures from patient assessment to specific problem solving More than 1500 superb illustrations, including colour coded algorithms, present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner Offers sensible ‘best practice’ routes through often conflicting approaches to treatment A full chapter on radiography emphasises its importance in both diagnosis and treatment Includes a chapter on the avoidance of litigation Written at a level which ensures a wide appeal to the general dental practitioner and those commencing specialist training Includes discussion of the 3D imaging of root canal systems using microCT Discusses the use of NiTi instruments, both hand and rotary, which are used by an increasing proportion of dentists Learning outcomes stated at the start of each chapter help the readers plan their study
Medical

Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology

Author: Connie R. Mahon,Donald C. Lehman,George Manuselis Jr.

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323292623

Category: Medical

Page: 1096

View: 2550

Providing a reader-friendly "building-block" approach to the essentials of diagnostic microbiology, this accessible, full-color text helps you develop the problem-solving skills necessary for success in the clinical setting. This updated edition has new content on nanomedicine and HIV/AIDS and the immunocompromised patient, including the latest information on prevention, treatment modalities, and CDC guidelines. Updated photos offer new examples of automated lab instruments, while case studies, review questions, and learning objectives present information in an easy-to-learn way. A building-block approach encourages you to use previously learned information to sharpen your critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. Full-color design, with many full-color photomicrographs, prepares you for the reality of diagnostic microbiology. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter supply you with a measurable outcome to achieve by completing the material. A case study at the beginning of each chapter provides you with the opportunity to form your own questions and answers through discussion points. Issues to Consider boxes encourage you to analyze important points. Bolded key terms at the beginning of each chapter equip you with a list of the most important and relevant terms in each chapter. Points to Remember sections at the end of each chapter identify key concepts in a quick-reference, bulleted format. Hands-on procedures describe exactly what takes place in the micro lab, making content more interesting and relevant. Learning assessment questions at the conclusion of each chapter allow you to evaluate how well you have mastered material. Agents of bioterrorism chapter furnishes you with the most current information about this hot topic. Glossary of key terms at the end of the book supplies you with a quick reference for looking up definitions. NEW! Nanomedicine and HIV/AIDS and the immunocompromised patient content supplies you with the latest information on prevention, treatment modalities, and CDC guidelines. NEW! Updated photos familiarize you with the equipment you’ll use in the lab. NEW! Case Checks throughout each chapter tie content to case studies for improved understanding. NEW! An editable and printable lab manual provides additional opportunities to learn course content using real-life scenarios with questions to reinforce concepts. Review questions for each learning objective help you learn to think critically about the information in each chapter, enhancing your comprehension and retention of material.
Medical

Medical Problems in Dentistry E-Book

Author: Crispian Scully

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044091

Category: Medical

Page: 768

View: 9844

This text offers an authoritative account of general medical and surgical conditions as they apply to the practice of dentistry and oral healthcare. Now established as the standard reference on the subject, Medical Problems in Dentistry is essential for students learning for the first time or practitioners needing to keep up-to-date with their knowledge. Detailed coverage outlines the complete relevance of systemic diseases and their treatment to dentistry – essential knowledge for the whole dental team User-friendly format allows ease of access to information whether for exam revision purposes or for a specific issue confronting staff in a busy clinical environment Clearly written with excellent use of illustrations, the book is an essential, easy to use, reliable source of information Text completely updated and re-organised to increase focus on the more dentally-relevant aspects of medicine and subject areas that have undergone recent change Entries more fully alphabetized to improve access to information Accompanying ‘key points boxes’ highlight the most crucial aspects of specific medical conditions Content peer-reviewed by a specialist Advisory Board to ensure accuracy of information and the inclusion of the latest advances Additional coverage of autoinflammatory disorders, biological response modifiers, craniofacial transplantation, drug reactions, drug-resistant microbial infections, osteonecrosis, and immune reconstitution syndrome Completely new entries such as alternative and complementary medicine, health promotion, men’s issues and occupational health New national and international guidelines, selected recent references and up-to-date websites
Medical

Esthetics and Biomechanics in Orthodontics

Author: Ravindra Nanda

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455750891

Category: Medical

Page: 624

View: 6679

Esthetics and Biomechanics in Orthodontics, 2nd Edition provides everything you need to know to successfully apply biomechanics in clinical orthodontics. This edition features new content in the areas of tooth movement, treating Class III malocclusions, skeletal anchorage, Surgery First treatment plans, and space closure. In addition to comprehensive guidance on basic biomechanic principles, this state-of-the-art reference also shows how all techniques can apply biomechanical principles to improve the force delivery, understand and prevent side effects, and achieve predictable results. Highly regarded lead author, Dr. Ravindra Nanda, is a widely known and respected educator in the field of orthodontics. Comprehensive coverage of diagnosis, treatment planning, and esthetics in tooth display provides a solid foundation in orthodontia and biomechanic problem solving. Case reports include high-quality photographs, radiographs, and illustrations to better show biomechanical principles. Radiographs and line drawings accompany clinical photographs to help illustrate the various stages of treatment. NEW! Content on the fundamentals that guide orthodontic tooth movement offers a clear understanding of how orthodontic appliances work and their role in designing treatment methodologies. NEW! Content on procedures and indications for optimal space closure helps you define priorities in treatment planning and understand all the treatment alternatives. NEW! Detailed information on biomechanics-based management of impacted canines provides treatment planning strategies and biomechanic techniques to achieve desired results without increasing treatment time. NEW! Coverage on modalities for the treatment of Class III malocclusions offers insight into new treatment protocols — such as corticotomy-assisted facemask therapy and corticotomy-assisted maxillary protraction — that are available to effectively treat these occurrences. NEW! Detailed information on the different forms of skeletal anchorage (including mini-implant technology) shows how certain challenges associated with types of tooth movement can now be overcome by applying sound biomechanical principles to skeletal anchorage. NEW! In-depth coverage of the Surgery First (SF) treatment plan offers step-by-step examples to help explain the technique of Sendai SF and its benefits
MEDICAL

Small Animal Surgery Secrets

Author: Joseph Harari

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1560535792

Category: MEDICAL

Page: 431

View: 1220

Focused and concise, yet comprehensive in scope, this text provides essential, practical information for solving surgical problems commonly encountered on rounds, in clinical situations, and in surgery. In more than 100 chapters, the expert contributors propose key questions and provide answers to solve these situations that confront practicing small animal veterinarians every day. The text begins with general concepts of surgery, including anesthesia, minimally invasive surgery, and wound management, followed by sections devoted to soft tissue, orthopedic, neurologic, oncologic, and oral surgery written by a diverse group of expert contributors from academic, private, and industrial practice. Concise answers with valuable pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" 105 succinct chapters in surgery by nationally recognized experts Bulleted lists and tables for quick review Thorough, highly detailed index
Medical

The Joint Kitchen

A Handbook for Orthopaedic Inventors and Fraidy Cats Facing a Knee Or Hip Replacement

Author: Michael David Ries

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781633935327

Category: Medical

Page: 110

View: 702

Imagine a doctor doing ordinary activities in his kitchen, stopping to draw some of the everyday objects around him, like an orange and a corkscrew. Then watch him turn those drawings into advanced patents for hip and knee replacements. Dr. Michael Ries holds 45 patents, and many of his ideas came to him in the kitchen. The remarkable efficiency of the human hip and knee are described here through simple illustrations, explaining why hip and knee replacements will never be quite as perfect as the joints we were born with. Health care professionals, patients considering joint replacement, students, and inventors will find The Joint Kitchen informative, entertaining, and thought-provoking. Dr. Ries shows that a state of tranquility allows the creative and problem-solving parts of the brain to connect and form new ideas that can transform and improve lives.
Gardening

Ortho's Home Gardener's Problem Solver

Author: Ortho Books

Publisher: Ortho Books

ISBN: 9780897214704

Category: Gardening

Page: 400

View: 6465

Explains how to identify, troubleshoot, and fix a wide variety of indoor and outdoor gardening problems.
Medical

50+ Foot Challenges E-Book

Assessment and Evidence-Based Management

Author: Colin Thomson,J. N. Alastair Gibson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702037044

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 4458

The new edition retains all the benefits of the popular first edition but adds more cases, more illustrations, new sections and invaluable appendices. The same illustrated case-history format as in the first edition presents readers with the clinical problems of each disorder. In each case, a problem-solving approach is encouraged through a question-and-answer format. This guides the reader to the appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan. Clinical tips for improving practice are included and each study concludes with a short list of key points and references to further reading. All those involved in the care and management of patients with foot conditions will find this book an invaluable aide-memoire and guide to their daily practice. Presentation of over 60 conditions that all foot clinicians are likely to encounter Cases conveniently organized into sections for ease of reference Text profusely illustrated (in black and white) with photographs, line drawings and radiographs Form and structure concise that makes it easy to use for both quick reference and self-assessment Written by a podiatrist and orthopaedic surgeon. 15 new cases added to a revised and expanded text New sections on ‘Lumps and Bumps’, Sports Injuries and Multiple Choice Questions 100 additional and improved illustrations, with better labelling Emphasis on evidence-based practice throughout the text Includes invaluable new information on 'when to refer'