The Dictionary of Health Education

Author: David A. Bedworth,Albert E. Bedworth

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195342593

Category: Medical

Page: 539

View: 5029

The Dictionary of Health Education provides for the first time a complete, comprehensive guide to the professional and technical words, terms, and phrases used in the health education profession. In one volume, it encompasses the full scope of the language of health education, bringing together the disciplines of education, medicine, public health and its sub-disciplines, history, philosophy, and political science. A vital reference tool for all health educators or those who are involved in the promotion of health, this unique book contains over 10,000 definitions of frequently used words and phrases. For ease of use, all entries are alphabetically arranged and cross-referenced where appropriate. The dictionary also contains tables of important health and medical terms to further illustrate key ideas. This user-friendly volume is an indispensable resource to anyone who wants to speak and understand the language of health education.

Proceedings of the Multi-Conference 2011

2nd International Conference on Signals, Systems & Automation (ICSSA 2011) & 1st International Conference on Intelligent Systems & Data Processing (ICISD 2011)

Author: Himanshu B. Soni,Apurva Shah

Publisher: Universal-Publishers

ISBN: 1612330029

Category:

Page: 1073

View: 8589

The International Conference on Signals, Systems and Automation (ICSSA 2011) aims to spread awareness in the research and academic community regarding cutting-edge technological advancements revolutionizing the world. The main emphasis of this conference is on dissemination of information, experience, and research results on the current topics of interest through in-depth discussions and participation of researchers from all over the world. The objective is to provide a platform to scientists, research scholars, and industrialists for interacting and exchanging ideas in a number of research areas. This will facilitate communication among researchers in different fields of Electronics and Communication Engineering. The International Conference on Intelligent System and Data Processing (ICISD 2011) is organized to address various issues that will foster the creation of intelligent solutions in the future. The primary goal of the conference is to bring together worldwide leading researchers, developers, practitioners, and educators interested in advancing the state of the art in computational intelligence and data processing for exchanging knowledge that encompasses a broad range of disciplines among various distinct communities. Another goal is to promote scientific information interchange between researchers, developers, engineers, students, and practitioners working in India and abroad.

Introduction to reference sources in the health sciences

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber,Jo Anne Boorkman,Jean Blackwell

Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub

ISBN: 9781555706364

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 386

View: 662

This new edition of the standard guide to health sciences sources is essential for students, librarians, and health professionals. Prepared with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated and revised fifth edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print resources and helps librarians to meet customers' changing expectations for electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, new reliable electronic-only resources, and resources that they can access from their home computers through freely available Web sites or through library licenses. The authors address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections in both the print and electronic environments, focusing on works that can be considered foundation or basic works. New contributors -- including Jean Blackwell, Feili Tu, Katherine Schilling and Tom Flemming -- provide fresh takes on organization and management of the reference collection; bibliographic sources for periodicals; indexing, abstracting, and digital database resources; U.S. government documents and technical reports; conferences, reviews, and translations; terminology; handbooks and manuals; drug information sources; and grant sources. Other chapters cover bibliographic sources for monographs, consumer health sources, medical and health statistics, directories and biographical sources, and history sources."

Zoo Animals

Behaviour, Management, and Welfare

Author: Geoff Hosey,Vicky Melfi,Sheila Pankhurst

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199693528

Category: Science

Page: 643

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The keeping of zoo animals is a central tool in the conservation of some of the world's most fascinating, yet threatened, species. But how do zoos operate on a day-to-day basis? What are the key challenges they face in trying to feed, manage, and keep healthy the animals in their care? How can they play their part in conserving biodiversity? Zoo Animals: Behaviour, Management and Welfare addresses the key questions surrounding the keeping of exotic animals in captivity, and reveals how we can apply our ever-growing understanding of animal behaviour and use an evidence based approach to ensure zoo animals are managed as effectively as possible. Drawing on their extensive experience of zoo research, practice, and teaching, the authors blend together theory with a broad range of both mammalian and non-mammalian examples to give a highly-readable overview of this burgeoning field. Zoo Animals: Behaviour, Management, and Welfare is the ideal resource for anyone needing a thorough grounding in this subject, whether as a student or as a zoo professional. Online Resource Centre The Online Resource Centre to accompany Zoo Animals features: For all readers: · Updates - surveys of key developments in the field · Multiple choice questions with instant feedback, to aid self-assessment For registered adopters of the book: · Figures from the book in electronic format and full colour, available for download

Gale Directory of Databases

Author: N.A

Publisher: Gale Research International, Limited

ISBN: 9780787682293

Category: Databases

Page: 1683

View: 4596

This is a guide to computer-readable databases available online, in CD-ROM format, or in other magnetic formats. Details include database descriptions, costs, and whom to contact for purchase. The material is indexed alphabetically, and by subject, vendor, and producer.

Care of the Cancer Patient

A Quick Reference Guide

Author: Wesley Finegan,Angela McGurk

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315358107

Category: Medical

Page: 328

View: 4444

This work includes a foreword by Elizabeth Rogerson. Head of Education and Development, International Virtual Nursing School Head, Distance Learning Centre (Nursing and Palliative Care), University of Dundee. It considers all the patient's symptoms and all the information available to us, then assesses the symptoms, signs and information given, using this to choose the appropriate remedies for the problem, and extra information will be offered where available and appropriate. This easy to use, evidence-based guide offers practical resources for every day use. Well laid out, with a simple alphabetical format, "Care of the Cancer Patient" covers the management of common problems, contains basic explanations of pathophysiology and relevant pharmacology, and includes vital guidance on new treatments and scientific papers. It is ideal for non-specialist doctors, nurses, carers and other health professionals who look after patients with cancer-related symptoms. 'This book recognises the complexity inherent in the cancer journey and places a spotlight on the human face of health care management, specifically on the ability to provide careful, individualised and sensitive management of symptom control that aims to make a difference to the patient's quality of life. It is written in a manner that is acceptable to professionals, patients and carers alike. This book adopts a unique approach to symptom management in palliative care, inviting the practitioner to consider the possible causes of the symptom, and then assess the patient with these in mind. Paying attention to the pathophysiology of the symptom and respecting the individual needs of the patient, one is guided to make a logical choice of treatment by thinking about the pharmacological actions of the available drugs. This is a book to be on the desk ready for quick reference, not stored on a shelf in a library.' - Elizabeth Rogerson, in the Foreword.

Walford's Guide to Reference Material: Science and technology

Author: Albert John Walford,Library Association

Publisher: London : Library Association Pub.

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 687

View: 2648

A revised and updated guide to reference material. It contains selective and evaluative entries to guide the enquirer to the best source of reference in each subject area, be it journal article, CD-ROM, on-line database, bibliography, encyclopaedia, monograph or directory. It features full critical annotations and reviewers' comments and comprehensive author-title and subject indexes. The contents include: mathematics; astronomy and surveying; physics; chemistry; earth sciences; palaeontology; anthropology; biology; natural history; botany; zoology; patents and interventions; medicine; engineering; transport vehicles; agriculture and livestock; household management; communication; chemical industry; manufactures; industries, trades and crafts; and the building industry.

Denken

Die großen Fragen der Philosophie

Author: Simon Blackburn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783863120511

Category:

Page: 260

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Die kalte Schulter und der warme Händedruck

Ganz natürliche Erklärungen für die geheime Sprache unserer Körper

Author: Allan & Barbara Pease

Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage

ISBN: 3843714908

Category: Psychology

Page: 368

View: 1405

Was verraten meine Gesten über mich? Wie kann ich die körperlichen Signale anderer deuten? Warum kommunizieren Männer und Frauen auch nonverbal vollkommen verschieden? Diesen Fragen gehen Allan & Barbara Pease auf den Grund. Dabei beobachten sie nicht nur ganz alltägliche Phänomene der Körpersprache, sondern präsentieren auch Beispiele aus ihren Seminaren. Ein Muss für jeden Pease-Fan.

Bedienungsanleitung für ein menschliches Gehirn

Author: Gerald Hüther

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 3647014648

Category: Psychology

Page: 139

View: 2883

In der modernen Hirnforschung wurden bahnbrechende Entdeckungen gemacht. Die sogenannte Plastizität des menschlichen Gehirns bedeutet, dass es lebenslang veränderbar, ausbaubar, anpassungsfähig ist. Sogar die Masse der Gehirnzellen ist, entgegengesetzt der früheren Auffassung der Wissenschaftler, nicht endgültig festgelegt, sondern kann im Verlauf des Lebens noch zunehmen. Nach den neuesten Erkenntnissen der Hirnforscher hat die Art und Weise der Nutzung des Gehirns einen entscheidenden Einfluss darauf, welche neuronalen Verschaltungen angelegt und stabilisiert oder auch destabilisiert werden. Die innere Struktur und Organisation des Gehirns passt sich also an seine konkrete Benutzung an. Wenn das Gehirn eines Menschen aber so wird, wie es gebraucht wird und bisher gebraucht wurde, dann stellt sich die Frage, wie wir eigentlich mit unserem Gehirn umgehen müssten, damit es zur vollen Entfaltung der in ihm angelegten Möglichkeiten kommen kann. In einer leicht lesbaren, bildreichen Sprache geht der Neurobiologe Gerald Hüther diesem Fragenkomplex nach und gelangt zu Erkenntnissen, die unser gegenwärtiges Weltbild erschüttern und die uns zwingen, etwas zu übernehmen, was wir bisher allzu gern an andere Instanzen abgegeben haben: Verantwortung.