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The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence
Gary A. Haugen
Oxford University Press, USA
A Washington Post bestseller While the world has made encouraging strides in the fight against global poverty, there is a hidden crisis silently undermining our best efforts to help the poor. It is a plague of everyday violence. Beneath the surface of the world's poorest communities, common violence -- like rape, forced labor, illegal detention, land theft, police abuse and other brutality -- has become routine and relentless. And ...
Raising a Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Integration Issues
For children with sensory integration issues-those who have difficulty processing everyday sensations and exhibit unusual behaviors such as avoiding or seeking out touch, movement, sounds, and sights-this groundbreaking book is an invaluable resource. Long thought to affect only autistic children, or mistaken for ADHD, SI dysfunction is finally being recognized as a separate condition. Coauthored by a pediatric occupational therapist and a ...
The Prescriber's Guide (Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology)
Stephen M. Stahl
Cambridge University Press
Now established as the indispensable formulary in psychopharmacology, this latest edition of the Prescriber's Guide has been completely revised and updated to reflect the most current practice in the use of psychotropic drugs. Easy to navigate and easy to use, the Prescriber's Guide combines evidence-based information with clinically informed guidance to support clinicians in making the most effective prescribing decisions for the good of ...
A Caregiver's Guide to Lewy Body Dementia
Helen Buell Whitworth MS BSN
Received a 2012 Caregiver Friendly Award from Today's Caregiver Magazine Although Lewy Body Dementia is the second leading cause of degenerative dementia in the elderly, it is not well known or understood and is often confused with Alzheimer' Disease or Parkinson's. The Caregiver's Guide to Lewy Body Dementia is the first book ot present a thorough picture of what Lewy Body Dementia really is. A Caregiver's Guide to Lewy Body Dementia is ...
The Lupus Book: A Guide for Patients and Their Families
Daniel J Wallace
Oxford University Press, USA
Lupus, a disease of the immune system, can be quite deadly, claiming the lives of thousands of patients yearly. Dr. Daniel J. Wallace is one of the world's leading authorities on this disorder, an eminent clinician who has treated over 2000 lupus patients, the largest such practice in America. His The Lupus Book , originally published in 1995, immediately established itself as the most readable and helpful book on the disease. Now Dr. ...
Pathophysiology of Heart Disease: A Collaborative Project of Medical Students and Faculty, 4th Edition
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Completely rewritten and updated for its Fourth Edition, this best-selling text is a comprehensive, clear, concise, and easy-to-understand introduction to cardiovascular diseases. It is written by internationally recognized Harvard Medical School faculty and select medical students, and is the best text to bridge basic physiology with clinical care of patients. This edition provides updated coverage of pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, ...
Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain: A Survival Manual (2nd Edition)
Devin J. Starlanyl
Mary Ellen Copeland
New Harbinger Publications
This classic survival manual offers you the first comprehensive patient guide for managing the common but often misdiagnosed conditions of fibromyalgia and chronic myofascial pain. The management techniques found in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain include targeted bodywork for painful trigger points and strategies to help you cope with the chronic pain, sleep problems, and numbing effects of 'fibrofog' that occur as a result of the ...
Understanding Your Child's Sensory Signals: A Practical Daily Use Handbook for Parents and Teachers
Angie Voss OTR
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The 2nd edition is now available! New cover and new interior format! Now including 210 of the most common sensory signals with double the content and many more ideas to help! This practical, daily application handbook is helping parents, teachers, and caregivers all over the world to understand sensory signals and cues from a child rather than jumping to the conclusion of behavior driven. This user friendly "go to" handbook is geared for daily ...
How Cohesive is your Company?: A Leadership Parable - Top-notch business performance is impossible until you ...
How Cohesive is your Company? - Do your company's executives and employees truly appreciate the passion and purpose behind the company? - Do your company's management philosophies and strategies leave room for ambiguity? Are employees oblivious of the strategy? - Do the teams clearly define the work processes to ensure flawless coordination? Do they update the work processes to reflect the ever-changing strategies? - Are internal ...
Little Madhouse on the Prairie: A True-Life Story of Overcoming Abuse and Healing the Spirit
Angel Heart Publishing, Inc., 2011
INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER MAGAZINE EDITOR’S CHOICE AWARD Marion Witte was raised in a little house on the prairie but her childhood was nothing like the idyllic version of childhood made famous by Laura Ingalls. Witte’s story has its roots in immigrant grandparents who struggle to make a living on the harsh Midwestern plains. Unbelievable hardship, alcoholism, abuse and abandonment were the norm during her youth. Witte endured punishments that ...
Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2014 Deluxe Lab-Coat Edition (Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia: Deluxe Lab-Coat ...
MD, FAAEM, FACMT, Editor in Chief, Richard J. Hamilton
Used by prescribers around the world, including: physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants, dentists and medical transcriptionist, the Tarascon Pharmacopoeia® 2014 Deluxe Lab Coat Edition continues its tradition as the leading portable drug reference packed with vital drug information to help clinicians make better decisions at the point of care. The Tarascon Pharmacopoeia® 2014 Deluxe Lab Coat Edition is an expanded version of ...
The Out-of-Sync Child has Fun: Activities for Kids with Sensory Integration Dysfunction
This companion volume to The Out-of-Sync Child presents activities that parents of kids with Sensory Integration Dysfunction can do at home with their child to strengthen their child's abilities-and have some fun together along the way.
Morgan and Mikhail's Clinical Anesthesiology, 5th edition (Lange Medical Books)
David C. Mackey
The most user-friendly, clinically relevant overview of the practice of anesthesiology Current, concise, and engagingly written, Morgan & Mikhail’s Clinical Anesthesiology, Fifth Edition is a true essential for all anesthesia students and practitioners. This trusted classic delivers comprehensive coverage of the field’s must-know basic science and clinical topics in a clear, easy-to-understand presentation. Indispensable for ...
ADHD - Living Without Brakes
Martin L., M.D. Kutscher
Jessica Kingsley Pub
This concise and highly accessible book contains everything that parents and busy professionals need to know about ADHD.The author describes the spectrum of ADHD, the co-occurring symptoms, and common difficulties that parents face. The rest of the book focuses on solutions, based around four rules. Rule number one is keeping it positive: punishments can change behavior, but only positive approaches can improve attitude. Rule number two is ...
Been So Long III (Whatever It Takes)
Pink Cashmere Publishing Company
They’re back… Mona-Lisa, Corey, and Wasif return in the third installment of the popular Been So Long Series with more drama, more ups and downs, and the ongoing battle of love vs. lust. Been So Long III is a surefire must-read for fans of this series.
Lovely Blues (Bluesday Book II)
Pink Cashmere Publishing LLC, 2012
Bobbie's Back... Embattled blues singer Bobbie Brooks returns in this highly anticipated sequel to Bluesday. With Reggie by her side, she faces family crises as well as outside forces that threaten to tear their marriage apart. Reggie and Bobbie’s love for each other is undeniable, but is it strong enough to survive it all?
Find Your Way: A Guide to Healing While Living With Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome and ...
There is no cure for CFIDS,ME/CFS, nor Fibromyalgia, yet there is hope for a brighter future. The author, herself a longtime survivor, shares her journey with you. Trying many things which had no effect and others which worsened her condition, afforded her the information compiled within these pages. A step by step guide of several life changes such as proper supplements, breathing techniques, eliminating chemicals and toxins from your life ...
What's Going On Down There (Improve Your Pelvic Health)
Dr. Sam Siddighi
Dr. Neil Baum
Down There, LLC
What's Going On Down There is the complete guide to improving pelvic health for women.
Living Well With Mitochondrial Disease: A Handbook for Patients, Parents, and Families
LIVING WELL WITH MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE helps make sense of mitochondrial disease (Mito), an overwhelming and complex group of diagnoses that has grown exponentially in recent years. The most common of all metabolic disorders, thought to be more common than cystic fibrosis and broader-reaching than most genetic diseases, Mito can affect babies, children, and teens from birth or at any point during their development. Previously healthy adults, as ...
Travell & Simons' Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual (2-Volume Set)
David G. Simons
Janet G. Travell
Doody's Core Titles 2009.
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