This comprehensive guide delivers informed hope along with effective tools for reclaiming your vitality in the midst of cancer treatment, healing, and recovery. When you or a loved one is faced with a cancer diagnosis, the need for accurate and trusted medical information becomes urgent. Naturopathic physician Lise N. Alschuler and medical journalist Karolyn A. Gazella present an overview of what cancer is, its causes and preventative strategies, an in-depth approach to integrative treatment options, descriptions of key body functions, and discussions of more than twenty specific cancers. The Definitive Guide to Cancer, now in its third edition, encourages you to take an integrative approach that embraces both alternative and conventional therapies across the spectrum of cancer prevention, treatment, and healing. From the Trade Paperback edition.
The Biomedical Quality Auditor Handbook was developed by the ASQ Biomedical Division in support of its mission to promote the awareness and use of quality principles, concepts, and technologies in the biomedical community. This third edition correlates to the 2013 exam Body of Knowledge (BoK) and reference list for ASQ’s Certified Biomedical Auditor program. It includes updates and corrections to errors and omissions in the second edition. Most notably it has been re-organized to align more closely with the BoK.
The first edition of this book has been recognized as the standard reference on biological effects of electric and magnetic fields from DC to microwaves. But much has changed in this science since the book's original publication in 1986. With contributions from eighteen leading researchers, this latest edition includes authoritative discussions of many new developments and will quickly become the new, must-have resource handbook. Dielectric properties of biological tissue are thoroughly examined, followed by chapters on physical mechanisms and biological effects of static and extremely low frequency magnetic fields. New chapters on topics that were treated very briefly in the first edition now receive extensive treatment. These topics include electric and magnetic fields for bone and soft tissue repair, electroporation, and epidemiology of ELF health effects. The chapter on computer methods for predicting field intensity has been substantially revised to describe new numerical techniques developed within the last few years and includes calculations of power absorbed in the human head from cellular telephones. The chapter discussing experimental results on RF interaction with living matter now contains information on effects of very high power, very short duration pulses. A new appendix on safety standards is based on the latest publications of governmental, as well as quasi-governmental organizations (such as the U.S. Council on Radiation Protection) in the United States, Europe, and Australia. With all its revisions, this updated version of the CRC Handbook of Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Fields provides the most comprehensive overview available of this rapidly changing science.
This comprehensive Fifth Edition has been fully revised and updated to meet the changing curricula of medicinal chemistry courses. The new emphasis is on pharmaceutical care that focuses on the patient, and on the pharmacist a therapeutic clinical consultant, rather than chemist. Approximately 45 contributors, respected in the field of pharmacy education, augment this exhaustive reference. New to this edition are chapters with standardized formats and features, such as Case Studies, Therapeutic Actions, Drug Interactions, and more. Over 700 illustrations supplement this must-have resource.
The most comprehensive and up-to-date optics resource available Prepared under the auspices of the Optical Society of America, the five carefully architected and cross-referenced volumes of the Handbook of Optics, Third Edition, contain everything a student, scientist, or engineer requires to actively work in the field. From the design of complex optical systems to world-class research and development methods, this definitive publication provides unparalleled access to the fundamentals of the discipline and its greatest minds. Individual chapters are written by the world's most renowned experts who explain, illustrate, and solve the entire field of optics. Each volume contains a complete chapter listing for the entire Handbook, extensive chapter glossaries, and a wealth of references. This pioneering work offers unprecedented coverage of optics data, techniques, and applications. Volume V covers atmospheric optics, modulators, fiber optics, and x-ray and neutron optics.
A complete evidence-based textbook and reference for physical therapy students and practitioners Dutton’s Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention provides you with a systematic, logical approach to the evaluation and intervention of the orthopedic patient. Comprehensive and up-to-date, Dutton’s strikes the perfect balance in its coverage of examination and treatment. For any intervention to be successful, an accurate diagnosis must be followed by a carefully planned and specific rehabilitation program to both the affected area and its related structure. This approach must take into consideration the structure involved and the stage of healing. Dutton’s Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention emphasizes the appropriate use of manual techniques and therapeutic exercise based on these considerations. The correct applications of electrotherapeutic and thermal modalities are outlined throughout as adjuncts to the rehabilitative process. The content reflects the consistent, unified voice of a single author – a prominent practicing therapist who delivers step-by-step guidance on the examination of each joint and region. This in-depth coverage leads you logically through systems review and differential diagnosis, aided by decision-making algorithms. Features: NEW full-color illustrations of anatomy and treatment and evaluation procedures Review Q&A for each chapter Companion DVD includes 500 illustrative video clips Chapters updated to reflect the latest research and treatment techniques
The most comprehensive, extensively illustrated book focusing on chiropractic principles, diagnosis, and treatment. A Doody’s Core Title for 2019! 5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is the third edition of one of the chiropractic profession's most important and influential books. It is a compendium of hard scientific knowledge about all aspects of chiropractic, from the social and historical to the clinical and research oriented. It is a significant expansion from the second edition, which was published in 1992, quite some time ago. It contains five major sections: Introduction to Principles of Chiropractic, Introduction to Chiropractic Theory, Introduction to the Clinical Examination, Introduction to Specific Treatment Methods, and Introduction to Management of Specific Disorders....The book exceeds all expectations the author had for it....I consider this the most essential of all chiropractic texts, one that all chiropractors should obtain."--Doody's Review Service Developed as the core textbook for the chiropractic student and as a professional reference, this text presents theory, philosophy, and practice principles of chiropractic. Covers both traditional and newer chiropractic techniques as well as the clinical exam and management of specific disorders.
Revision of the practical, outline-format text on hand therapy protocols. With an emphasis on common diagnosis, the Second Edition features nine new chapters with expanded coverage of proximal row carpectomy, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, median nerve compression, and digital amputation. Includes treatment purposes, goals, indications and techniuqes for non-operative and post-operative therapy, and anatomic illustrations for each disorder.
UP-TO-DATE, ON-THE-JOB ELECTRICAL SAFETY ESSENTIALS Covering every major electrical standard, including NEC, NESC, NFPA, 70E, IEEE 1584, and OSHA, Electrical Safety Handbook, Fourth Edition is a practical, illustrated source of life-saving information designed for specific work environments. This must-have guide provides the most current safety strategies for use in industrial, commercial, and home-office electrical systems in an easy-to-use format. Written by experts in electrical operations, maintenance, engineering, construction, and safety, this fully revised edition delivers complete details on: Hazards of electricity Basic physics of electrical hazards Electrical safety equipment Safety procedures and methods Grounding and bonding of electrical systems and equipment Electrical maintenance and its relationship to safety Regulatory and legal safety requirements and standards Accident prevention, accident investigation, rescue, and first aid Low-voltage safety Medium- and high-voltage safety Human factors in electrical safety Safety management and organizational structure Safety training methods and systems