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Good Germs, Bad Germs: Health and Survival in a Bacterial World
Jessica Snyder Sachs
Hill and Wang
Making Peace with Microbes Public sanitation and antibiotic drugs have brought about historic increases in the human life span; they have also unintentionally produced new health crises by disrupting the intimate, age-old balance between humans and the microorganisms that inhabit our bodies and our environment. As a result, antibiotic resistance now ranks among the gravest medical problems of modern times. Good Germs, Bad Germs addresses ...
Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA
LURKING in our homes, hospitals, schools, and farms is a terrifying pathogen that is evolving faster than the medical community can track it or drug developers can create antibiotics to quell it. That pathogen is MRSA—methicillin-resistant Staphyloccocus aureus —and Superbug is the first book to tell the story of its shocking spread and the alarming danger it poses to us all. Doctors long thought that MRSA was confined to hospitals and ...
Herbal Antivirals: Natural Remedies for Emerging & Resistant Viral Infections
Stephen Harrod Buhner
Storey Publishing, LLC
Take control of your health! Emerging viruses are becoming more virile and aggressive, and traditional medications are becoming less effective against them. In this companion to the best-selling Herbal Antibiotics, Stephen Harrod Buhner offers in-depth instructions on how to prepare and use herbal formulations to strengthen the immune system and treat viral infections such as SARS, influenza, and encephalitis.
Herbal Medicine of the American Southwest
Charles W. Kane
Lincoln Town Press
Alternative Medicine Review, March 2006 by Mario Roxas Herbal Medicine of the American Southwest by Charles W. Kane, published in January 2006, highlights the wealth of medicinal plants residing in just one corner of our vast national landscape. This text covers over 210 western plants within 100 distinct plant profiles, from Acacia to Yucca. Each profile is identified by what the author calls its main common name. This is followed by the ...
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils: The Complete Guide to the Use of Oils in Aromatherapy & ...
Element Books Ltd.
The most extensive and systematic reference guide available on the subject. Comprehensive A to Z presentation of over 160 oils.
Naturally Healthy Babies & Children: A Commonsense Guide to Herbal Remedies
Aviva J. Romm C.P.M.
Storey Publishing, LLC
As parents seek a more natural approach to children's health, Aviva Romm offers the most comprehensive and effective compilation of herbal remedies for children from infancy to pre-adolescence. Romm, a mother, midwife, and practicing herbalist with extensive first-hand clinical experience, teaches the practical, empowering steps that parents can take in conjunction with regular medical care to achieve a truly holistic health care approach. With ...
Handbook of Dialysis (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Handbook Series)
John T. Daugirdas MD
Peter G. Blake MB FRCPC FRCPI
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
The thoroughly revised and updated Third Edition of this popular handbook provides practical, accessible information on all aspects of dialysis. This edition's section on hemodialysis features expanded chapters on physiologic principles, acute hemodialysis, urea kinetic modeling, and vascular access. The section on peritoneal dialysis has been extensively reworked by a new editor and includes two new chapters. The clinical discussions include ...
Critical Care Emergency Medicine
The first comprehensive text on critical care emergency medicine "...goes a long way toward establishing emergency physicians as credible intensivists....The book is unique as it blends the perspective of a true intensivist with that of emergency medicine. The book is the fi rst of its kind, and I predict it will become known as the standard reference for those emergency physicians, as well as others, who wish to understand the overlap ...
EMRA Antibiotic Guide
Emergency Medicine Resident's Association
A must have quick reference guide to antibiotic use in the emergency department. Color coded and organized alphabetically by organ system, followed by sections on "special topics" to make reference quick and easy for a particular disease process.
Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity
Oxford University Press, USA
The Earth's biodiversity-the rich variety of life on our planet-is disappearing at an alarming rate. And while many books have focused on the expected ecological consequences, or on the aesthetic, ethical, sociological, or economic dimensions of this loss, Sustaining Life is the first book to examine the full range of potential threats that diminishing biodiversity poses to human health. Edited and written by Harvard Medical School ...
Compendium of Tick-Borne Disease: A Thousand Pearls
Pocopson Publishing, LLC
This Compendium provides a comprehensive overview of tick-borne diseases (Lyme, Babesiosis, Bartonella, etc...) including, descriptions, diagnostic approaches, treatment options, and an array of management plans. The text was designed to educate health care providers, patients, and caretakers about the risks posed by tick-borne illnesses. Previously, the contradictory, confusing, and inflammatory rhetoric available made proper diagnosis and ...
Gentle Healing for Baby and Child: A Parent's Guide to Child-Friendly Herbs and Other Natural Remedies for ...
Give your child the gift of natural health. A master herbalist offers a timely guide for effectively treating children's maladies naturally, and safely. When your children are sick or injured, you want them to feel better, fast. Although in some cases there is no substitute for traditional medical care, prescription drugs are not always the best answer. Countless parents are discovering that some alternative health therapies for their children ...
Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Practice, Second Edition
Aromatherapy is one of the main complementary therapies to be practiced by nurses and other health care professionals in hospital, hospice, and community settings. Written by a nurse, this clinical text highlights how aromatherapy can enhance care and the role health care professionals play in its practice. It examines key facts and issues in aromatherapy practice, and applies these within a variety of contexts and conditions, taking a carefully ...
The Coconut Oil Miracle, 5th Edition
A completely revised and updated guide for maximizing the health and beauty benefits of coconut oil For years, The Coconut Oil Miracle has been a reliable guide for men and women alike. Now in its fifth edition, this revised and updated version has even more information on the benefits of coconut oil and shows readers how to use it for maximum effect, including a nutrition plan with 50 delicious recipes. Coconut oil is much more than ...
Medicinal Plants of the World
Ben-Erik van Wyk
Medicinal Plants of the World is a comprehensive and scientifically accurate guide to the best-known and most important medicinal plants. The book includes descriptions of more than 300 medicinal plants and their close relatives. Each entry gives a short summary with a description of the plant, the geographical origin, therapeutic category, historical and modern uses, active ingredients, and pharmacological effects. More than 500 full-color ...
Exotic Animal Formulary, 4e
James W. Carpenter
A quick, concise reference to the drugs and dosages used to treat exotic animals, Exotic Animal Formulary, 4th Edition addresses the most common questions and medical situations you encounter in clinical practice. Species covered include birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, primates, wildlife, and all kinds of small mammals and "pocket pets." This edition is updated with a new chapter on invertebrates, information on the latest drugs, and a ...
Johns Hopkins ABX Guide 2012 (Johns Hopkins Medicine)
John G. Bartlett
Paul G. Auwaerter
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Jones & Bartlett Learning is the Official Print and Mobile Provider of the Johns Hopkins POC-IT Center ABX Guide. Thoroughly revised and updated for 2012, the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, Third Edition continues to provide current, authoritative and comprehensive information on anti-microbial agents, infectious disease and commonly encountered pathogens, in one portable volume. Written by experts at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins University School ...
Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice, Ninth Edition
Anne Collins Abrams
Sandra Smith Pennington RN PhD
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
This popular core nursing pharmacology textbook provides unique coverage of nursing interventions for drug therapy with related rationales. Highly praised for its organized, readable presentation, the text explains the "why" behind each nursing action and emphasizes how drugs work differently in different patients. Highlights of the Ninth Edition include new Evidence-Based Practice displays, clearly identified FDA Black Box Warnings, case ...
Aromatherapy for Health Professionals, 3e (Price, Aromatherapy for Health Professionals)
Len Price Cert Ed MIT(Trichology) FISPA FIAM
Shirley Price Cert Ed FISPA MIFA FIAM
This book provides a clear and authoritative introduction to aromatherapy as practiced in modern health care settings, providing valuable information for any health professional who wants to learn about the subject. It provides the in-depth knowledge needed to begin using essential oils in the practice environment. Reader-friendly layout and design makes the material accessible and easy to follow. All oils specified in the national curricula ...
Western Herbs for Martial Artists and Contact Athletes: Effective Treatments for Common Sports Injuries
Susan Lynn Peterson
Ymaa Publication Center
Winner – 2011 USA Best Book Award 1st Runner Up – 2011 Eric Hoffer Award Editor's Choice – 2011 IP's Highlighted Title Award Editor's Choice – 2011 IP's Living Now Award Healing with herbs has long been a tradition in the martial arts. Most martial artists are aware of this legacy; few are fortunate to study with teachers who understand and can teach the traditional Chinese formulas. The rest of us pick up what we can, whereever ...
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