Download E-books Medicine and Health Care in Early Christianity PDF

By Gary B. Ferngren

Drawing on New testomony stories and up to date scholarship at the growth of the Christian church, Gary B. Ferngren provides a accomplished historic account of medication and clinical philanthropy within the first 5 centuries of the Christian period. Ferngren first describes how early Christians understood ailment. He examines the connection of early Christian medication to the typical and supernatural modes of therapeutic present in the Bible. regardless of biblical debts of demonic ownership and outstanding therapeutic, Ferngren argues that early Christians mostly accredited naturalistic assumptions approximately disorder and cared for the unwell with scientific wisdom gleaned from the Greeks and Romans. Ferngren additionally explores the origins of clinical philanthropy within the early Christian church. instead of viewing disorder as punishment for sins, early Christians believed that the ill deserved either clinical counsel and compassion. at the same time they have been being persecuted, Christians cared for the unwell inside and out of doors in their neighborhood. Their lengthy event in scientific charity ended in the construction of the 1st hospitals, a unique Christian contribution to wellbeing and fitness care.

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Download E-books The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History (Revised Edition) PDF

By John M. Barry

In 1918, an outbreak swept the world over nearly all of sudden, killing fit teenagers in addition to susceptible babies and the aged. Hospitals and morgues have been fast beaten; in Philadelphia, 4,597 humans died in a single week by myself and our bodies piled up at the streets to be carted off to mass graves. yet this used to be now not the feared Black Death-it was once "only influenza." during this sweeping historical past, Barry (Rising Tide) explores how the lethal confluence of biology (a rapidly mutating flu virus which may move among animals and people) and politics (President Wilson's all-out conflict attempt in WWI) created stipulations during which the virus thrived, killing greater than 50 million around the world and maybe as many as a hundred million in exactly a 12 months. Overcrowded army camps and wide-ranging troop deployments allowed the hugely contagious flu to unfold speedy; shipping ships grew to become "floating caskets." but the U.S. executive refused to shift priorities clear of the struggle and, in impression, overlooked the situation. Shortages of medical professionals and nurses damage army and civilian populations alike, and the ineptitude of public overall healthiness officers exacerbated the loss of life toll. In Philadelphia, the hardest-hit municipality within the united states, "the whole urban govt had performed nothing" to both include the illness or support bothered households. in its place, reputable lies and incorrect information, Barry argues, created a weather of "fear... [that] threatened to damage the society apart." Barry captures the experience of panic and depression that beaten afflicted groups and hits tough at those that did not use their strength to guard the general public strong. He additionally describes the paintings of the devoted researchers who rushed to discover the reason for the sickness and create vaccines. Flu photographs are generally to be had at the present time as a result of their heroic efforts, but we stay at risk of a scourge that may mutate to a perilous pressure unexpectedly. Society's skill to outlive one other devastating flu pandemic, Barry argues, is as a lot a political query as a clinical one.

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Download E-books Healing at the Speed of Sound: How What We Hear Transforms Our Brains and Our Lives PDF

Use the tune you like to turn into extra effective, secure, fit, and happy.

At this very second, you're surrounded through sound. Pause for a minute and take a look at to hear all of it: the chatter of a passing dialog, the light whoosh of air vents, noise from a close-by road. We infrequently concentrate on all that we listen, yet each noise in the environment has the power to impact our temper, our productiveness, even our health—for higher and for worse.

Drawing on a decade’s worthy of groundbreaking mind technological know-how and study, bestselling writer Don Campbell and sound specialist Alex Doman’s Healing on the velocity of Sound® offers useful recommendation, routines, and over a hundred interactive hyperlinks that assist you create the fitting soundtrack for each job and luxuriate in a whole, wealthy, and actually harmonious lifestyles.

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Download E-books Thai Herbal Medicine: Traditional Recipes for Health and Harmony PDF

By Nephyr Jacobsen, C Pierce Salguero

Thai herbs are a part of a colourful tradition of therapeutic that has been practiced and preserved over the centuries in conventional medication faculties, Buddhist monasteries, and village houses in every single place Thailand. Many really historic natural traditions stay practiced all through Thailand to this present day, and a few of those have now been well-known by way of the Ministry of Public overall healthiness as a big side of the country’s nationwide healthcare procedure. This revised and up to date variation presents an summary of conventional Thai medicine—including either the idea and the sensible program of Thai food, bodywork, and natural drugs. Of curiosity to herbalist, therapeutic massage therapists, and practitioners of alternative substitute healthcare platforms, the booklet introduces the elemental ideas of Thai natural therapeutic in basic and transparent phrases, and it incorporates a designated compendium of person herbs. better of all, this booklet is enjoyable, supplying effortless recipes for domestic treatments, healthcare items, and delicacies that may make the realm of Thai culture come alive on your home.

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Download E-books Langman's Medical Embryology PDF

Langman's scientific Embryology covers embryology for scientific, nursing, and health and wellbeing professions scholars with a powerful medical emphasis. The textual content is very valued as a instructing and studying source for its scientific correlation containers, summaries, difficulties to unravel, illustrations and scientific photos, and transparent, concise writing style—all of which make the subject material available to scholars and proper to teachers. on-line fabric contains Simbryo—an animation application displaying procedures, organs, and structures constructing in human embryos—as good as evaluation questions and whole textual content on-line. A separate school snapshot financial institution and PowerPoint shows also are available.

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Download E-books Pocket Medicine: The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Internal Medicine (Pocket Notebook) PDF

Prepared by means of citizens and attending physicians at Massachusetts common medical institution, the fifth variation of Pocket medication: The Massachusetts normal clinic instruction manual of inner medication provides key scientific details and recommendations to universal difficulties confronted within the perform of inner medicine.
Designed to slot in a pocket, this 6-ring looseleaf binder tackles the analysis and therapy of the most typical issues in cardiology, pulmonary medication, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious illnesses, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology.
Bulleted lists mixed with tables and algorithms permit busy clinicians to discover the knowledge they wish swiftly. A 16-page colour insert screens vintage common and irregular radiographs, CT scans, echocardiograms, peripheral blood smears, and urinalyses obvious within the perform of inner medicine.
Completely up to date, this extremely popular, best-selling reference is perfect for clinical scholars, interns, citizens, and applicants reviewing for inner medication board exams.
FEATURES:
• simple 2-color design
• sufficiently small to slot in a pocket
• 6-ring binder to deal with notes
• Tabs aid find significant organ platforms quickly
• Content has been fully updated to include the most recent information around the complete breadth of inpatient inner medicine.

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Oral anticoagulation (Chest 2012;141:e531S; EHJ 2012;33:2719; Circ 2013;127:1916)

· All valvular AF as stroke possibility very high

· Nonvalv. AF: stroke chance ~4.5%/y; anticoag ® sixty eight% ¯ stroke; use a chance rating to steer Rx:

CHADS2: CHF (1 point), HTN (1), Age ≥75 y (1), DM (1), prior Stroke/TIA (2)

CHA2DS2-VASc: provides 65–74 y (1) ≥75 y (2), vasc dis. [MI, Ao plaque, or PAD (1)]; ? (1)

score ³2 ® anticoag; ranking 1 ® examine anticoag or ASA (? latter moderate if hazard issue age 65-74 y, vasc dis. or ?); antithrombotic Rx no matter if rhythm regulate [SCORE CORRECTED]

· Rx options: issue Xa or direct thrombin inhib (non-valv merely; no tracking required) or
warfarin (INR 2-3; w/ UFH bridge if excessive hazard of stroke); if Pt refuses anticoag, consider

ASA + clopi or, even much less potent, ASA on my own (NEJM 2009;360:2066)

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Download E-books Osteopathic Considerations in Systemic Dysfunction PDF

By Michael Kuchera

This article is split into sections so as to current an osteopathic method of disorder manifesting in a selected process pertinent to a standard medical presentation. The divisions are grouped by means of their universal autonomic and lymphatic components. the aim of the ebook is to discover chosen structural and useful attention which can produce signs or compromise homeostasis. It additionally demonstrates, by way of instance, scientific software of the osteopathic philosophy in chosen scenario. finally, it makes an attempt to teach the place osteopathic manipulative remedies could be prescribed as fundamental or adjunctive modalities on hand to the DO as they help sufferers in achieving their greatest wellbeing and fitness strength.

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Download E-books Practical Urodynamics for the Clinician PDF

This textual content offers a complete, cutting-edge evaluate of this box, and should function a invaluable useful source for clinicians with an curiosity in accomplishing urodynamics. The publication studies new facts concerning the symptoms, behavior and interpretation of assorted points of urodynamic checking out. With an emphasis on scientific urodynamics, it is prepared into sections that correspond with the fundamental parts of urodynamic trying out; noninvasive urodynamics (uroflow and submit void residual), cystometrogram, garage stories (leak element pressures, balance, compliance and potential) and voiding stages (pressure circulation study). different trying out modalities that are mentioned comprise EMG checking out, fluoroscopy, and provocative maneuvers.

Practical Urodynamics for the Clinician will function a really worthy and functional source for physicians and researchers facing, and attracted to, this advanced physiologic trying out software. it is going to supply a concise but complete precis of the sphere that may aid consultant the choice of sufferers for the research, instruction of the sufferer, the behavior of the learn and eventually the translation of the urodynamics evaluation.

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Download E-books Att bli sjuksköterska : en introduktion till yrke och ämne PDF

By Linda Berg, Ingela Berggren, Berit Finnström, Gullvi Flensner, Febe Friberg, Inga Larsson, Eva Lidén, Berit Lindahl

Syftet med denna bok är att introducera yrket och det vetenskapliga ämnet för studenter som påbörjat sjuksköterskeutbildningen. I boken ges en beskrivning av yrkets historik, dess etiska och ämnesmässiga grund samt samhällets krav på sjuksköterskan. Utöver detta presenteras några av sjuksköterskans viktigaste kompetensområden. Boken är tänkt att fungera som en karta över yrkets innehåll och skall kunna användas tidigt i utbildningen för att ge en helhetsförståelse av vad yrket innebär. Först ges en presentation av yrkets framväxt, ett mer övergripande teoretiskt ämnesinnehåll samt sjukvårdens lagstiftning och employer. Den andra delen är en fördjupning av några av sjuksköterskans olika kompetens- och ansvarsområden.

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Download E-books The Pathophysiologic Basis of Nuclear Medicine PDF

This ebook, now in its 3rd variation, goals to advertise a deeper knowing of the clinical and scientific foundation of nuclear medication and the recent instructions in clinical imaging. the hot variation has been revised and up to date to mirror fresh adjustments and to make sure that the contents are according to most likely destiny instructions. The ebook starts off via offering crucial info on basic pathophysiology, cellphone constitution and phone biology in addition to the mechanisms of radiopharmaceutical localization in several tissues and cells. The scientific purposes of nuclear drugs are then awarded in a sequence of chapters that hide each significant organ process and relate the elemental wisdom of anatomy, body structure and pathology to the medical usage of assorted scintigraphic modalities. The healing purposes of nuclear drugs are mentioned in a separate bankruptcy, and the ultimate bankruptcy is dedicated to the biologic results of ionizing radiations, together with radiation from scientific procedures.

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