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Drawn and Quarterly
A TRANS-CANADIAN EXPLORATION OF IDENTITY FROM A MULTITALENTED ARTIST AND MUSICIAN "With mesmerizing honesty Castrée resurrects the obscenely disorienting turning points of a childhood, the ones that haunt a person for a lifetime. After reading the last page I closed the book and wept a little bit about its simple, perfect ending.” –MIRANDA JULY , author of It Chooses You and No One Belongs Here More Than You Goglu is a daydreamer ...
Constructing Effective Criticism: How to Give, Receive, and Seek Productive and Constructive Criticism in Our ...
Randy Garner PhD
This is one of those rare books that can change your thinking and your behavior. Dr. Garner helps us to see criticism in a whole new light. Criticism can be difficult whether you are giving it or receiving it. This book will help you to give criticism more effectively, to receive criticism less defensively, and to seek criticism with less anxiety. Constructing Effective Criticism provides a road map for handling the criticism-prone situations ...
Grow Fruit Naturally: A Hands-On Guide to Luscious, Homegrown Fruit
Take your pick: apples, pears, peaches, blueberries? For health- and money-conscious consumers, homegrown edibles are the way to go. While vegetable gardening has been the hot trend, fruit growing is now taking a bite out of the market. This timely and comprehensive book from gardening expert Lee Reich shows the way to successfully grow fruits that are delicious and nutritious, with information on over 30 fruits and how to reap the most of their ...
PDR Guide to Biological and Chemical Warfare Response
Accurate, authoritative information on clinical responses to a bioterrorist attack. The most comprehensive resource ever published on the subject, featuring the latest scientific and medical research findings by more than 500 clinicians from Harvard University, Stanford University and other prestigious medical schools and hospitals. Topics include: 50 toxic biological and chemical agents50 treatment modalities in an attackPrescribing ...
Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes
John A. Plumb
Larry A. Hanson
Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition is a thoroughly revised and updated version of the classic text. Building on the wealth of information presented in the previous edition, this new edition offers a major revision of the valuable health maintenance section, with new pathogens added throughout the book. Health Maintenance and Principal Microbial Diseases of Cultured Fishes, Third Edition ...
Jason C. Gallagher
Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Antibiotics Simplified is a succinct guide designed to bridge knowledge gained in basic sciences courses with clinical practice in infectious diseases. Introductory chapters explain the rationale behind the treatment of infectious diseases, describe a system for selecting antimicrobial agents and briefly review basic microbiology. Later chapters present relevant characteristics of drug classes, emphasizing clinical "pearls" for individual ...
Modeling Infectious Diseases in Humans and Animals
Matt J. Keeling
Princeton University Press
For epidemiologists, evolutionary biologists, and health-care professionals, real-time and predictive modeling of infectious disease is of growing importance. This book provides a timely and comprehensive introduction to the modeling of infectious diseases in humans and animals, focusing on recent developments as well as more traditional approaches. Matt Keeling and Pejman Rohani move from modeling with simple differential equations to more ...
Mathematical Epidemiology (Lecture Notes in Mathematics / Mathematical Biosciences Subseries)
Based on lecture notes of two summer schools with a mixed audience from mathematical sciences, epidemiology and public health, this volume offers a comprehensive introduction to basic ideas and techniques in modeling infectious diseases, for the comparison of strategies to plan for an anticipated epidemic or pandemic, and to deal with a disease outbreak in real time. It covers detailed case studies for diseases including pandemic influenza, West ...
George Nicholas Agrios
This is a textbook on plant diseases, how to recognize them, treat them, and prevent them. It is updated and revised by the addition of colour plates, new, more current references, and is published in a larger format.
Diseases of Shade Trees, Revised Edition
Terry A. Tattar
This revised edition maintains the clear, nontechnical format of the first, and covers the infectious diseases of shade trees, the major pathogens that cause them, and noninfectious diseases and their agents. Special topics include nonpathogenic conditions, disease diagnosis, and tree injection and implantation. Comprehensive disease control protocols, a detailed discussion of disease diagnosis, and tree diseases of the western and southern ...
Infectious Diseases of Humans: Dynamics and Control (Oxford Science Publications)
Roy M. Anderson
Robert M. May
Oxford University Press, USA
This book deals with infectious diseases -- viral, bacterial, protozoan and helminth -- in terms of the dynamics of their interaction with host populations. The book combines mathematical models with extensive use of epidemiological and other data. This analytic framework is highly useful for the evaluation of public health strategies aimed at controlling or eradicating particular infections. Such a framework is increasingly important in light ...
Breaking the Food Seduction: The Hidden Reasons Behind Food Cravings---And 7 Steps to End Them Naturally
Neal D. Barnard
St. Martin's Griffin
Cure Your Food Cravings Once and For All If sweets and high-fat foods are sabotaging your efforts to lose weight and get healthy, Dr. Neal Barnard has the solution to conquering your food addictions. Backed up by scientific research, Breaking the Food Seduction explains that your biochemistry, not your lack of willpower, is the problem. Dr. Barnard reveals the simple dietary and lifestyle changes that can break the stubborn cycle of cravings ...
Malaria in Pregnancy: Deadly Parasite, Susceptible Host
Harwood Academic Pub
Malaria kills millions each year, targeting pregnant women and children Malaria in pregnancy has been a long-standing conundrum - why do women immune to the parasite after years of exposure suddenly become susceptible to infection during first pregnancies? Recent scientific breakthroughs have shed new light on interactions between the malaria parasite and the placenta, and raised hope for new drugs and vaccines to protect young mothers. Malaria ...
Crowded Quarantine Publications
A packed theatre, a rock concert, a surgery room, half a city suddenly fall unconscious with no explanation. When the afflcited regain consciousness, they are suddenly aware of things that had always been hidden, visions that most of them would rather not see. A ballerina is confronted by the ghost of her father... A rock-guitarist starts to realise that his son's nursery is not the haven it once was... An alcoholic surgeon's nightmares ...
An Introduction to Infectious Disease Modelling
Oxford University Press, USA
Mathematical models are increasingly being used to examine questions in infectious disease control. Applications include predicting the impact of vaccination strategies against common infections and determining optimal control strategies against HIV and pandemic influenza. This book introduces individuals interested in infectious diseases to this exciting and expanding area. The mathematical level of the book is kept as simple as possible, ...
Plant Pathology: Concepts and Laboratory Exercises
Instructors, students and researchers in plant pathology have been searching for a primary text that combines an informal, easy-to-read style with a thorough introduction to the concepts and terminology of plant pathology. Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises answers their demand by presenting pathology principles, protocols and procedures, serving as a valuable resource tool for both students and researchers. This guide explains ...
Landscaping with Perennials (Black & Decker Outdoor Home)
The Editors of Creative Publishing international
Creative Publishing international
This easy-to-read text accompanies photographs and illustration. An encyclopedia of the most popular perennial plants, plant hardiness maps and on-line web resources. There are over 300 color photographs with clear and concise captions. Each eye-catching graphics shows every vital detail. From tips, hints, and all the materials and tools you’ll need for projects. Take a step-by-step how-to shown in photographs. There are examples of many ...
Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Disease
P. J. Quinn
B. K. Markey
Veterinary Microbiology is one of the core subjects for veterinary students. This is a core textbook covering every aspect of veterinary microbiology for students in both paraclinical and clinical years. The clinical applications to farm and companion animals, which are of relevance to the veterinarians are emphasised. In each case there is a concise description of the groups of micro-organisms, the diseases they produce, immunological aspects ...
Storey's Guide to Growing Organic Orchard Fruits
Danny L. Barney
Storey Publishing, LLC
Danny Barney covers everything you need to know to successfully grow and market organic orchard fruits, from selecting the right site and cultivars to meeting organic standards and acquiring certifications; designing, maintaining, pruning, and harvesting an orchard; getting fruits to market; and managing the business side of farming. This is a straightforward, easy-to-follow blueprint for a thriving orchard and a profitable business.
Hypnosis And Experience: The Exploration Of Phenomena & Process
Peter W. Sheehan
Kevin M. McConkey
A research and data driven presentation of hypnotic phenomena and the methods used in assessing subjects, patterns, and reports derived from studies. The volume describes the development of a phenomenologically oriented inquiry technique called Experiential Analysis Technique (EAT), and uses it to
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