books about: antimicrobial
Good Germs, Bad Germs: Health and Survival in a Bacterial World
Jessica Snyder Sachs
Hill and Wang
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 tells the story of what went terribly ...
Handbook of Dialysis (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Handbook Series)
John T. Daugirdas MD
Peter G. Blake MB FRCPC FRCPI
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 ...
Homemade Cleaners: Quick-and-Easy, Toxin-Free Recipes to Replace Your Kitchen Cleaner, Bathroom Disinfectant, ...
SIMPLE STEPS TO A NATURALLY CLEAN HOME Toxic chemicals are found in almost all commercial cleanersthe very products you buy to make your home hygenic and healthy. Homemade Cleaners offers a better solution. Its tips, tricks and formulas guarantee to make your home sparkling and germ-free. Homemade Cleaners features over 150 recipes that are: • Toxin-Free • Simple and Affordable • Highly Effective • Environmentally Sound • Kid ...
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 ...
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 ...
Freedom From Lyme Disease: New Treatments for a Complete Recovery
BioMed Publishing Group
PRAISE FROM RICHARD HOROWITZ, MD: "Bryan Rosner has conducted extensive research and thinks outside the box, and this book provides new insight into Lyme disease treatment options." -Richard Horowitz, MD, Author of the New York Times Bestselling Book, Why Can't I Get Better: Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease. Dr. Horowitz has treated over 12,000 Lyme Disease patients. PRAISE FROM OTHER LYME EXPERTS: "It has been over 10 ...
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.
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 ...
Naturally Healthy Babies and Children: A Commonsense Guide to Herbal Remedies, Nutrition, and Health
Aviva Jill Romm
Committed to finding natural ways to care for their children, many parents seek techniques that do not require the invasive procedures and medications often associated with Western medicine. In NATURALLY HEALTHY BABIES AND CHILDREN, midwife and herbalist Aviva Romm offers a comprehensive handbook that addresses the common health issues of children, from newborns to preadolescents. Aviva'¬?s whole-child approach integrates herbal remedies, ...
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 ...
The Sanford Guide To Antimicrobial Therapy 2005
David N. Gilbert
Robert C. Moellering
Antimicrobial Therapy, 2005
Oregon Health Sciences Univ., Portland. Annual guide offers information on antimicrobial therapy. Provides data in chart form on antibiotic dosage, side effects, and antiviral agents. Also includes pediatric dosages, immunization, and antifungal agents. Pocket-sized edition also available. Wire-spiral binding.
Small Animal Surgical Nursing, 2e
Marianne Tear MS LVT
Covering the veterinary technician's role and responsibilities in small animal surgery, Small Animal Surgical Nursing: Skills and Concepts, 2nd Edition helps you gain exceptional clinical competency. Topics include asepsis, operating room protocol, instrumentation, sterile technique, suture materials, suturing techniques, wound management, surgical assistance, and pre- and postoperative care of animals. Full-color photographs show instruments ...
Acute & Chronic Wounds: Current Management Concepts, 3rd Edition
Ruth Bryant RN MS CWOCN
Denise Nix RN MS CWOCN
Using a multidisciplinary approach, this all-inclusive resource provides clinicians with a strong knowledge base for understanding the complete spectrum of wound care, including the structure of the skin, its functions, types of skin damage, physiology of wound healing, and general principles of wound management. Seven new chapters cover Principles of Practice Development; Skin Care Needs of the Obese Patient; Foot and Nail Care; Facilitating ...
Therapeutic Blending With Essential Oil: Decoding the Healing Matrix of Aromatherapy
Rebecca Park Totilo
Rebecca at the Well Foundation
Now you can safely create natural therapeutic blends that will impact your mood and health and best of all, promote well-being. Therapeutic Blending With Essential Oil unlocks the healing power of essential oils and guides you through the intricate matrix of aromatherapy, with a compilation of over 150 common ailments. Each section of this beautifully illustrated book covers a different area of aromatherapy including the history of essential ...
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 ...
Red Book 2012: 2012 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases (Red Book Report of the Committee on ...
American Academy of Pediatrics
Developed by the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases in conjunction with the CDC, the FDA, and other leading institutions with contributions from hundreds of physicians nationwide, the newly revised and updated 2012 Red Book continues the tradition of excellence with the latest findings and clinical recommendations on the manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of more than 200 childhood conditions. ...
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 ...
Katzung & Trevor's Pharmacology Examination and Board Review: Eighth Edition (LANGE Basic Science)
The bestselling USMLE study tool -- packed with everything you need to ace the exam on your first try 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is one of the better board review books in pharmacology and it closely follows the most widely used textbook for teaching pharmacology . . . This eighth edition is needed to keep pace with this rapidly growing discipline." -- Doody's Review Service From the authors of the leading pharmacology textbook ...
Mosby's Handbook of Herbs & Natural Supplements, 4e (Mosbys Handbook of Herbs and Natural Supplements)
Linda Skidmore-Roth RN MSN NP
Access the most reliable information on herbs and alternative medicines from trusted author, Linda Skidmore-Roth, in Mosby's Handbook of Herbs and Natural Supplements! Reviewed by nurses and herbalists alike, this authoritative resource presents herb and supplement profiles in a convenient, A-Z format for fast reference. This edition's updated, streamlined design helps you find information quickly, and a new systematic pregnancy and ...
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 ...
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