Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies

Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies


by Meri Reffetto

  • Release: 2014-01-30
  • Genre: Health & Fitness

Get proven results from this safe, effective, and easy-to-follow diet The glycemic load is a ranking system for carbohydrate-rich food that measures the amount of carbohydrates in a serving. The glycemic index indicates how rapidly a carbohydrate is digested and released as glucose (sugar) into the bloodstream. Using the Glycemic Index is a proven method for calculating the way carbohydrates act in your body to help you lose weight, safely, quickly, and effectively. The second edition of The Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies presents this system ...

Resynchronization and Defibrillation for Heart Failure

Resynchronization and Defibrillation for Heart Failure


by David L. Hayes

  • Release: 2008-04-15
  • Genre: Medical

Resynchronization and Defibrillation for Heart Failure: A Practical Approach is one of the first texts to provide caregivers with information about the background and application of this new and rapidly expanding discipline. Its four authors are cardiologists who have expertise in device management, electrophysiology, and heart failure management. The text integrates the approach and management experience of the authors’ three institutions. The aim is to bring together information from subspecialists in device management, electrophysiology, a...

My Second Life

My Second Life


by William A. Harshaw

  • Release: 2001-04-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography

At the age of 37, Bill Harshaw was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. The news changed his life forever,bringing forth a saga that will give hope to not only Parkinsonians, but to people with chronic disease everywhere. My Second Life is not a detailed road map or a set of instructions. Instead, it is an account of his changing state of mind over the two decades that he has had Parkinson’s Disease. Beginning with his diagnosis at the age of 37, this twenty-year journey covers diagnosis, denial, coping with work, early retirement, experimen...

CBT for Children and Adolescents with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders

CBT for Children and Adolescents with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders


by Angela Scarpa

  • Release: 2013-07-29
  • Genre: Psychology

This book helps clinicians harness the benefits of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for children and adolescents with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Leading treatment developers describe promising approaches for treating common challenges faced by young people with ASD--anxiety and behavior problems, social competence issues, and adolescent concerns around sexuality and intimacy. Chapters present session-by-session overviews of each intervention program, review its evidence base, and address practical considerations in trea...

Ecological Genetics

Ecological Genetics


by P. F. Brussard

  • Release: 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Science

Traditionally, studies in ecological genetics have involved both field observations and laboratory genetic analyses. Comparisons and cor relations between these two kinds of data have provided valuable in formation on the genetic strategies behind the evolutionary adapta tions of species and their component local populations. Indeed, much of our current understanding of the dynamics of evolutionary pro cesses has come fro~ syntheses of ecological and genetic information. Since the recent discovery of abundant markers in the form of protein poly...

AIDS and Community-Based Drug Intervention Programs

AIDS and Community-Based Drug Intervention Programs


by Dennis Fisher

  • Release: 2014-05-01
  • Genre: Health & Fitness

Delve into the uncharted territory of the “hidden” drug addict--users who are not in treatment, not incarcerated, and not officially accessible for research purposes through traditional means. AIDS and Community-Based Drug Intervention Programs describes short-term interventions used to reduce the odds that these drug users will get infected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The book explains new methods that are being developed, such as targeted sampling, social network analysis, geomapping, and other amalgams of both quantitative...

From Neuron to Action

From Neuron to Action


by Lüder Deecke

  • Release: 2013-03-09
  • Genre: Medical

A rich source of information about human voluntary movement in health and disease can be found in this book. The most esteemed researchers in their respective fields bring you up-to-date articles. Their collected work combines fundamental research in the life sciences with clinical neuroscience in a unique overview. The interdisciplinary aspects of motor physiology uncover a wealth of information for researchers from neighboring disciplines. For example, oculomotor research, vestibular research, equilibrium, sensory research and cognition, evol...

Liver Diseases: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition

Liver Diseases: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition


by Anonim

  • Release: 2012-01-09
  • Genre: Medical

Liver Diseases: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyBrief™ that delivers timely, authoritative, comprehensive, and specialized information about Liver Diseases in a concise format. The editors have built Liver Diseases: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Liver Diseases in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed,...

People With HIV and Those Who Help Them

People With HIV and Those Who Help Them


by Carlton Munson

  • Release: 2013-12-02
  • Genre: Health & Fitness

In this guidebook, People With HIV and Those Who Help Them, author Dennis Shelby uses the reported experiences of HIV-positive men to chart the course of living with HIV. He offers a consistent clinical-theoretical framework that encompasses the vast range of clinical problems clinicians may encounter in their work with HIV-positive individuals across the span of infection. This book provides a detailed account of the many psychological transformations that infected people experience. People With HIV and Those Who Help Them enables clinicians a...

Textbook of Children's Environmental Health

Textbook of Children's Environmental Health


by Philip J. Landrigan

  • Release: 2013-11-15
  • Genre: Medical

Over the past four decades, the prevalence of autism, asthma, ADHD, obesity, diabetes, and birth defects have grown substantially among children around the world. Not coincidentally, more than 80,000 new chemicals have been developed and released into the global environment during this same period. Today the World Health Organization attributes 36% of all childhood deaths to environmental causes. Children's environmental health is a new and expanding discipline that studies the profound impact of chemical and environmental hazards on child heal...

Introduction to Structural Chemistry

Introduction to Structural Chemistry


by Stepan S. Batsanov

  • Release: 2012-11-29
  • Genre: Medical

A concise description of models and quantitative parameters in structural chemistry and their interrelations, with 280 tables and >3000 references giving the most up-to-date experimental data on energy characteristics of atoms, molecules and crystals (ionisation potentials, electron affinities, bond energies, heats of phase transitions, band and lattice energies), optical properties (refractive index, polarisability), spectroscopic characteristics and geometrical parameters (bond distances and angles, coordination numbers) of substances in gase...

Anaesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine - A.P.I.C.E.

Anaesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine - A.P.I.C.E.


by A. Gullo

  • Release: 2007-02-19
  • Genre: Medical

In modern medicine the most functional methodologies are taking an increasing importance in spreading informations, rendering it credible while at the same time using reliable data to focus interaction between basic science and clinical medicine. Critical care medicine embraces these needs and more than any other discipline thrives and develops thanks to interdisciplinary contact. APICE 2004 has been organised to provide precise answers to these issues. In particular, considerable emphasis has been given to the reviews regarding the most import...