Changing Safety's Paradigms

Author: Ron C. McKinnon

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1641432829

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 222

View: 7324

Fueled by more than 40 years in the safety industry and having conducted thousands of interviews with managers and workers worldwide, the author confronts the safety industry's most prevalent and dangerous myths in Changing Safety's Paradigms. Numerous case studies and examples in the book give insight into how these myths can be changed.

Traffic Safety Culture

Definition, Foundation, and Application

Author: Nicholas John Ward,Barry Watson,Katie Fleming-Vogl

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 1787432491

Category: Transportation

Page: 368

View: 5770

This book provides traffic safety researchers and practitioners with an international and multi-disciplinary compendium of theoretical and methodological concepts relevant to the research and application of Traffic Safety Culture aiming towards a vision of zero traffic fatalities.

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2017

Author: Sarah Janssen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1600572073

Category: Reference

Page: 1008

View: 1808

Get thousands of facts right at your fingertips with this essential resource. The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Since 1868, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 2017 edition of The World Almanac® reviews the events of 2016 and will be your go-to source for questions on any topic in the upcoming year. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac® and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Features include: • 2016—Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac® list the top stories that held the world's attention in 2016. • 2016—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring complete coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, the 2016 World Series, and much more. • 2016—Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2016, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports. • 2016—Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac® editors found some of the strangest news stories of the year. • World Almanac ® Editors' Picks: Time Capsule: The World Almanac® lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2016, from news and sports to pop culture. • 2016 Election Results: The World Almanac® provides a comprehensive look at the entire 2016 election process, from the roller coaster of the early primaries to state and county presidential voting results and coverage of House, Senate, and gubernatorial races. • The World at a Glance: This annual feature of The World Almanac® provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world. • World Almanac ® Editors’ Picks: The Best Teams That Never Won It All: In light of Golden State's unprecedented regular season success and eventual downfall in the NBA Finals, The World Almanac® takes a look back into sports history for the best teams that fell just short of championship glory. • Statistical Spotlight: A brand-new feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data provide context to give readers a fresh perspective on important issues. • Other New Highlights: Newly available statistics on sexuality, student loans, overdose deaths, state minimum wages, and much more.

The Social Psychology of Gullibility

Conspiracy Theories, Fake News and Irrational Beliefs

Author: Joseph P Forgas,Roy Baumeister

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429515626

Category: Psychology

Page: 336

View: 576

Gullibility, whether we like it or not, is a fundamental characteristic of human beings. In The Social Psychology of Gullibility, Forgas and Baumeister explore what we know about the causes, functions, and consequences of gullibility, and the social psychological processes that promote or inhibit it. With contributions from leading international researchers, the book reveals what social and cognitive psychology contribute to our understanding of how human judgments and decisions can be distorted and undermined. The chapters discuss the nature and functions of gullibility, the role of cognitive processes in gullibility, the influence of emotion and motivation on gullibility, and social and cultural aspects of gullibility. Underpinned by a wealth of empirical research, contributors explore captivating issues such as the psychology of conspiracy theories, the role of political gullibility, gullibility in science, the role of the internet in fostering gullibility, and the failures of reasoning that contribute to human credulity. Gullibility has become a dominant topic of interest in public discourse. The Social Psychology of Gullibility is essential reading for researchers, social science students, professionals and practitioners and all those interested in understanding human credulity and the role of gullibility in contemporary public affairs.

Extraordinary Cases in Emergency Medicine

Author: Douglas D. Brunette

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260031098

Category: Medical

Page: 624

View: 8151

More than three hundred extraordinary emergency medicine cases familiarize you with a wide variety of infrequently seen patient presentations Over the course of his thirty-five year career practicing academic emergency medicine in an urban teaching institution providing Level 1 trauma care, author Douglas Brunette, MD has amassed an amazing collection of emergency medicine cases along with accompanying photographs. Most of these cases pose infrequently seen, if not rare, clinical challenges. Some are truly “once in a lifetime” in the career of an emergency medicine physician. All provide a unique learning opportunity. Each of the 344 cases begins with an image (or set of images) and then continues with concise, templated details, including: •Patient Presentation•Clinical Features•Differential Diagnosis•Emergency Care•Outcome•Further Reading These case histories and images have been carefully selected to be of value to readers ranging from medical students to the most experienced physicians.

Injury Facts

Author: National Safety Council,National Safety Council. Research and Statistics Dept

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Accidents

Page: N.A

View: 5431


Principles of Rehabilitation Medicine

Author: Raj Mitra

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071793348

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 9466

A high-yield board review and quick reference for Rehabilitation Medicine Rehabilitation Medicine Rapid Review is written primarily for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residents preparing for their board exams, and is also an excellent reference for practicing physicians who need a primer on this rapidly growing specialty. With content organized around the American board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation core curriculum, this powerful review is enhanced by more than 500 review questions and answers, and concise, bulleted, high-yield text. Readers will find quick answers to common and infrequent issues encountered in rehabilitation medicine

Reichman's Emergency Medicine Procedures, 3rd Edition

Author: Eric F. Reichman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259861937

Category: Medical

Page: 1952

View: 5224

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The most clear, complete, and easy-to-understand review of emergency medicine procedures – enhanced by an animation library and more than 1,500 full-color photographs Reichman’s Emergency Medicine Procedures, Third Edition is written to provide a detailed, step-by-step approach to more than 200 procedures performed in an emergency or acute care setting. This trusted classic will provide medical students, residents, advanced practice clinicians, and the seasoned emergentologist with a reliable, one-stop procedural reference on which to base clinical practices and technical skills. The Third Edition is enhanced by added chapters, algorithms, clinical pictures, radiographs, tables, and coverage of cutting-edge technological advancements. Features: •Organized into 16 sections, each representing an organ system, an area of the body, or a surgical specialty. •Each chapter is devoted to a single procedure•Chapters have a similar format that encompasses:•Relevant anatomy and pathophysiology•Indications and contraindications for the procedure•Preparation for the patient, including consent, anesthesia, and analgesia•Step-by-step description of the procedure•Cautions that indicate common problems•Alternative techniques and helpful hints•Aftercare and follow-up•Potential complications•Summary of critical information•More than 1,500 full-color photographs•Companion online library of animations demonstrates approximately 40 common or difficult procedures. •Includes both common and infrequently encountered procedures•Important evidence-based recommendations throughout•Helpful pedagogy includes key information, cautions, and important facts highlighted in bold The techniques presented in this book will dramatically expand your understanding of emergency medicine procedures, and most importantly, your ability to deliver positive patient outcomes.

Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies, Eleventh Edition

Author: Lewis S. Nelson,Robert S. Hoffman,Mary Ann Howland,Neal A Lewin,Lewis R. Goldfrank

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259859592

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 6393

The best edition yet of the landmark text in medical toxicology Covering every aspect of poison management, this indispensable case-based resource has been thoroughly refreshed to deliver evidence-based principles viewed through the lens of an active bedside clinical practice. In no other reference will you find such a diverse roster of esteemed editors and authors who deliver expert insights into every type of toxicologic emergency, whether due to substance abuse or exposure to toxins. Fully referenced and supported by a cohesive organization and full-color format, Goldfrank’s begins with a historical perspective on medical toxicology principles and the general approach to the patient. It then progresses to the fundamental principles of medical toxicology, encompassing biochemical and molecular concepts; the effect of xenobiotics on vital organs and body systems; and toxicologic principles in special populations. The Eleventh Edition of Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies is the most rigorous volume to date, driven by a precise analysis of the latest medical literature and complex cases designed to facilitate differential diagnosis. New to this Edition: •Additional cases and “Special Considerations” chapters designed to enhance clinical decision-making and patient outcomes•New “Antidotes in Depth” provides timely, critical information on toxicologic treatment strategies •New content on toxicogenomics explores its increasingly important role in predictive toxicology•Chapter-ending bulleted summaries of key points •Updated coverage of synthetics such as “K2” •Revised chapters on medical, clinical, and chemical toxicology include updated insights on poison emergencies, treatment strategies, and risk assessment tools

Trauma, 8th Edition

Author: Ernest E. Moore,David V. Feliciano,Kenneth L. Mattox

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260128601

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 6447

The world’s leading resource on trauma surgery― with an expanded full-color atlas A Doody's Core Title for 2017! Hailed by readers and reviewers for its expert authorship and high-yield clinical content, Trauma is unquestionably the field’s definitive text. Enhanced by a full-color design and a high-quality atlas of anatomic drawings and surgical approaches, this trusted classic takes readers through the full range of injuries the trauma surgeon is likely to encounter. Supported by numerous x-rays, CT scans, plus tables throughout, Trauma begins with an informative look at kinematics and the mechanisms of trauma injury. Subsequent chapters provide useful background information on the epidemiology of trauma; injury prevention; the basics of trauma systems, triage, and transport; and much more. The next section meticulously reviews generalized approaches to the trauma patient, from pre-hospital care and managing shock, to emergency department thoracotomy and the management of infections. Trauma then delivers a clear organ-by-organ survey of treatment protocols designed to help clinicians respond to any critical care situation with confidence, no matter what body system is involved. The remaining sections of the book will help readers successfully handle specific challenges in trauma―including alcohol and drug abuse, and combat-related wounds―in addition to post-traumatic complications such as multiple organ failure. • Media download with high-quality procedural videos • Increased number of algorithms and illustrations • More international authors • Expanded Trauma Atlas contains precise, full-color anatomical illustrations and proven surgical techniques • High-yield section on specific approaches to the trauma patient prepares readers for the complete spectrum of cases in trauma/critical surgery care they will face in real-world practice • A-to-Z overview of the management of specific traumatic injuries • Detailed discussion of the management of complications

Danny oder die Fasanenjagd

Author: Roald Dahl,Sybil Schönfeldt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783866158139

Category:

Page: 210

View: 5544

Im Wald Fasanen zu jagen, ist verboten. Danny und sein Vater denken sich ein paar schlaue Tricks aus, wie sie die Vögel trotzdem fangen und die grimmigen Wildhüter überlisten können.