books about: medical
ePublishing Works!, 2012
When forensic nurse Timmie Leary-Parker moves from LA to Puckett, Missouri to care for her ailing father, she's prepared for the slow pace, the small-town politics and the feeling that everyone knows her business. Then, patients in the hospital's Alzheimer's Unit start dying in unprecedented numbers. Everyone refuses to investigate the town's most lucrative business, and no one will come against the hospital's Golden Boy director. No one, ...
The Silver Linings Playbook: A Novel
Sarah Crichton Books, 2010
An enchanting first novel about love, madness, and Kenny G. The Silver Linings Playbook is the riotous and poignant story of how one man regains his memory and comes to terms with the magnitude of his wife’s betrayal. During the years he spends in a neural health facility, Pat Peoples formulates a theory about silver linings: he believes his life is a movie produced by God, his mission is to become physically fit and emotionally ...
The Fifth Stage
Something wonderful has happened to Kelly Moore, an EPA microbiologist since she was treated for depression by Dr. Jack Connor. Her melancholia lifts after taking a novel antidepressant, Remtoril, but it’s not that simple. She also experiences an unexpected side effect—wonderfully vivid dreams which lead to a curious enlightenment. But the drug is a Pandora’s box. Remtoril has rerouted and rewired her neurochemistry. Kelly’s unique ...
ObamaCare Survival Guide
Congress passed it. President Obama signed it into law. The Supreme Court has ruled it constitutional. And Obama's re-election virtually ensures the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, will be implemented in full, with the prospects of wholesale repeal all but impossible. In fact, many provisions of the new law are already becoming a reality with major new regulations set to start soon. ObamaCare will affect ...
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
Free Press, 2012
One day in 2009, twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. A wristband marked her as a “flight risk,” and her medical records—chronicling a month-long hospital stay of which she had no memory at all—showed hallucinations, violence, and dangerous instability. Only weeks earlier, Susannah had been on the threshold of a new, adult life: a ...
Homemade Beauty Products: Natural Recipes for Healthy Skin & Hair
Learn how to make your own beauty products following these simple but effective recipes! This book has hundreds of recipes and tips for natural skin care Many masks, scrubs, lotions and creams can be prepared right there at home with all natural products. With organic ingredients such as fruits, vegetables, berries, dairy products, honey, cosmetic clay, herbs, and such, you can make great and effective skin care products at home!
Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife
Simon & Schuster, 2012
A SCIENTIST’S CASE FOR THE AFTERLIFE Near-death experiences, or NDEs, are controversial. Thousands of people have had them, but many in the scientific community have argued that they are impossible. Dr. Eben Alexander was one of those people. A highly trained neurosurgeon who had operated on thousands of brains in the course of his career, Alexander knew that what people of faith call the “soul” is really a product of brain chemistry. ...
One Tiny Miracle... (Harlequin Medical Romance)
Harlequin Medical Romances, 2013
The most precious gifts in life are worth risking your heart for… Dr. Ben Richardson is trying to make yet another new start, this time in the emergency department at a Melbourne hospital. It's been nearly four years since he lost his wife and unborn child—and he still hasn't let go. So it comes as quite a surprise to him when his eye is drawn to a beautiful pregnant woman on the beach. When Ben realizes Celeste is a nurse at the ...
The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder
After his December 2003 arrest, registered nurse Charlie Cullen was quickly dubbed "The Angel of Death" by the media. But Cullen was no mercy killer, nor was he a simple monster. He was a favorite son, husband, beloved father, best friend, and celebrated caregiver. Implicated in the deaths of as many as 300 patients, he was also perhaps the most prolific serial killer in American history. Cullen's murderous career in the world's most trusted ...
Pictures of the Mind: What the New Neuroscience Tells Us About Who We Are (FT Press Science)
FT Press, 2010
Neuroscientists once believed your brain was essentially "locked down" by adulthood. No new cells. No major changes. If you grew up depressed, angry, sad, aggressive, or nasty, you'd be that way for life. And, as you grew older, there'd be nowhere to go but down, as disease, age, or injury wiped out precious, irreplaceable brain cells. But over the past five, ten, twenty years, all that's changed. Using fMRI and PET scanning technology, ...
Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety
Simon & Schuster, 2012
Anxiety once paralyzed Daniel Smith over a roast beef sandwich, convincing him that a choice between ketchup and barbeque sauce was as dire as that between life and death. It has caused him to chew his cuticles until they bled, wear sweat pads in his armpits, and confess his sexual problems to his psychotherapist mother. It has dogged his days, threatened his sanity, and ruined his relationships. In Monkey Mind, Smith articulates what it is ...
Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back To Health
A renowned cardiologist explains how eliminating wheat from our diets can prevent fat storage, shrink unsightly bulges, and reverse myriad health problems. Every day, over 200 million Americans consume food products made of wheat. As a result, over 100 million of them experience some form of adverse health effect, ranging from minor rashes and high blood sugar to the unattractive stomach bulges that preventive cardiologist William Davis calls ...
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5(TM))
American Psychiatric Publishing
This new edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve ...
Medicine Men: Extreme Appalachian Doctoring
Follows bestselling "Heart in the Right Place" which was ranked #1 on Amazon in Biography, Memoir, Science, and Medicine in August and September 2012. A collection of the most memorable moments from old-school rural physicians who each practiced medicine for more than 50 years in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Hilarious, heroic, heartwarming true stories of miracle cures, ghost dogs, and much madcap medical mayhem. Jourdan's work is ...
Acid Reflux (Heartburn: Tips to Stop Acid Reflux Using Simple Natural Remedies)
Choice PH, 2012
Heartburn or acid reflux is an irritation of the esophagus caused by stomach acid. Without fluff and to the point, this short ebook explains how simple natural remedies can help you with gerd, indigestion, reflux and any heartburn conditions you may be experiencing. Stop your dependence on antacids and learn the reasons why they are so harmful to your health. Thanks for writing such an informative book. I didn't realize how bad antacids ...
Brains: How They Seem to Work (FT Press Science)
FT Press, 2010
For 50 years, the world’s most brilliant neuroscientists have struggled to understand how human brains really work. Today, says Dale Purves, the dominant research agenda may have taken us as far as it can--and neuroscientists may be approaching a paradigm shift. In this highly personal book, Purves reveals how we got to this point and offers his notion of where neuroscience may be headed next. Purves guides you through a half-century ...
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association (APA)
The "Publication Manual" is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators. Although it is specifically designed to help writers in the behavioral sciences and social sciences, anyone who writes non-fiction prose can benefit from its guidance. The newly-revised Sixth Edition has not only been rewritten. It has also been thoroughly rethought and reorganized, making it the most user-friendly "Publication Manual" the APA ...
The Apprentice: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel (Jane Rizzoli & Maura Isles)
Ballantine Books, 2008
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Tess Gerritsen's Last to Die. The bestselling author of The Surgeon returns—and so does that chilling novel’s diabolical villain. Though held behind bars, Warren Hoyt still haunts a helpless city, seeming to bequeath his evil legacy to a student all-too-diligent . . . and all-too-deadly. THE APPRENTICE It is a boiling hot Boston summer. Adding to the city’s woes is a series ...
Top Homeopathic Remedies: Learn To Cure Sickness The Natural Way
Want an all natural way to cure a sickness? Do you know the effects of over the counter medicines on your body? Homeopathic and Holistic remedies and medicines have been used for thousands of years. They have been proven to cure many different types of illnesses in a healthy way. Every time you put a new chemically altered drug into your body your adding a foreign substance that may react poorly with your immune system. Why wait to learn ...
Shifting Shadows (Sparks Collide Series)
Party boy and werewolf, Jay Dellarson is stunned when his uncle hires a human to be his newest assistant. Kira Franklin is a sheltered girl with a mysterious past who’s finally taking charge of her life. When Jay and his pack begin to spend more time with the new girl in town, things start to unravel. Kira fights to keep her secrets hidden but when she finds out the truth of the town’s inhabitants it puts her in greater danger than ever ...
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