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What Doctors Really Know

Author : Ireely CARE
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If you do not have a Lord of the Knowledge Series book on your coffee table or book shelf, you may need a friend. These books will reflect to all who visit that you are a human who can take a joke and might keep a journal within. Not enough Laughter and Good Fun on this Earth. This blank book makes its point. Great Christmas, and Birthday present. One of the Best Gag Gifts and Journal Ever! Encourage them to write words of wisdom in their new Journal for those they care about.Make sure the person receiving can take a joke. Do not give any of Ireely Care's books to hurt any one person. Ireely's books are to have fun and laugh. Ireely mean that! All of Ireely Care's books are full of nothing. Reely, the pages are blank. A lawyer told me to say that. Thank you for buying and smiling! And, if you do not mind, please leave a comment. Thank you again, Have Fun! Check out the rest of the Lord of the Knowledge Series, and, if you have a category missed, please suggest it. Also, if you want to suggest a name, IREELY will attempt to create that special book.

What Doctors Don t Know

Author : Ron Garner
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BREAKING FREEWhat if everything you have been told about disease is not true?This book can change your life because it shatters what we have been taught about health and disease for generations.Learn why: Understanding health is simple Disease has only one basic cause The autoimmune theory is false Your kidneys and adrenal glands must be strong You are the only one who can make yourself healthyRead this book and take back your power to be healthy!Author Ron Garner, BEd, MSc, writes from personal experience how and why these health principles work. He collaborated with Dr. Robert Morse, who discovered them, to help more people know the truth about health and disease.Robert Morse, ND, departed from conventional medical thinking to discover how the human body really works to generate health. He has been helping people around the world for almost fifty years to reverse serious health problems and live vibrant lives.

What Doctors Didn t Tell Us

Author : Martha Falterman
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There are times when even doctors don't understand what breast cancer patients go through or feel physically and emotionally. Written by three breast cancer survivors, this book is not about the cancer or cancer medication but about living with the disease. It is meant to help you understand the cancer patient as they search for some semblance of normalcy in their lives. It deals with love and laughter, marriage and separation, and the courage to live and to die. Martha, Neppie, and Loretta tell their stories as frankly as they can hoping others will benefit from their experiences. With family, friends, courage, and one's own faith, they have survived and are able to tell their stories.

Prometheus Wired

Author : Darin Barney
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From all sides, we hear that computer technology, with its undeniable power to disseminate information and connect individuals, holds enormous potential for a reinvigoration of political life. But will the Internet really spark a democratic revolution? And will the changes it brings be so profound that past political thought will be of little use in helping us to understand them? In Prometheus Wired, Darin Barney debunks claims that a networked society will provide the infrastructure for a political revolution and shows that the resources we need for understanding and making sound judgments about this new technology are surprisingly close at hand. By looking to thinkers who grappled with the relationship of society and technology, such as Plato, Aristotle, Marx, and Heidegger, Barney critically examines such assertions about the character of digital networks. Along the way, Barney offers an eye-opening history of digital networks and then explores a wide range of contemporary issues, such as electronic commerce, telecommuting, privacy, virtual community, digital surveillance, and the possibility of sovereign governance in an age of global networks. Ultimately, Barney argues that instead of placing power back in the hands of the public, a networked economy seems to exacerbate the worst features of industrial capitalism, and, in terms of the surveillance and control it exerts, reduces our political freedom. Of vital interest to politicians, communicators, and anyone concerned about the future of democracy in the digital age, Prometheus Wired adds a provocative new voice to the debate swirling around "the Net" and the ways in which it will, or will not, change our political lives. Prometheus Wired was shortlisted for the 2001-2002 Harold Adams Innis Prize. Click here to view other UBC Press award winners. Selected as a Book for Everybody img src="http://www.ubcpress.ca/images/bfe.jpg"

What Nurses Know PCOS

Author : Karen Roush, RN, MSN, FNP
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Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is a common endocrine disorder that affects as many as one in ten American women of childbearing age. While the causes are unknown, high blood pressure, diabetes, abnormal hair growth, weight gain, acne, and fertility issues are all strongly correlated with PCOS. What Nurses Know...PCOS sheds light on this common condition and its symptoms and treatment. Well organzied and clearly written, the books gives readers all the information they need and want to know. Special Features Include Numerous call-out boxes with "What Nurses Know..." Definitions of common terms Resources, online tools, and specific websites to help those living with PCOS Lists of support groups Nurses hold a critical role in modern health care that goes beyond their day-to-day duties. They share more information with patients than any other provider group, and are alongside patients twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, offering understanding of complex health issues, holistic approaches to ailments, and advice for the patient that extends to the family. Nurses themselves are a powerful tool in the healing process. What Nurses Know gives down-to-earth information, addresses consumers as equal partners in their care, and explains clearly what readers need to know and wants to know to understand their condition and move forward with their lives.

Doctor Who and Philosophy

Author : Courtland Lewis
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Not only is Doctor Who the longest-running science fiction TV show in history, but it has also been translated into numerous languages, broadcast around the world, and referred to as the “way of the future” by some British politicians. The Classic Doctor Who series built up a loyal American cult following, with regular conventions and other activities. The new series, relaunched in 2005, has emerged from culthood into mass awareness, with a steadily growing viewership and major sales of DVDs. The current series, featuring the Eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith, is breaking all earlier records, in both the UK and the US. Doctor Who is a continuing story about the adventures of a mysterious alien known as “the Doctor,” a traveller of both time and space whose spacecraft is the TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimensions in Space), which from the outside looks like a British police telephone box of the 1950s. The TARDIS is “bigger on the inside than on the outside”—actually the interior is immense. The Doctor looks human, but has two hearts, and a knowledge of all languages in the universe. Periodically, when the show changes the leading actor, the Doctor “regenerates.”

What Your Doctor Doesn t Know about Fibromyalgia

Author : Linda Meilink; Patrick Rhoades, MD
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FMS, a common term for fibromyalgia, attacks men, women, and even children of all ages, varying in intensity from patient to patient. Because doctors do not like to treat conditions they don’t understand, patients are often ignored, denied pain relief, shuttled off to other “experts,” or filled with powerful prescription drugs that may add new and confusing symptoms. Thus begins a vicious cycle of frustrating doctor appointments with no clear diagnoses and continuing treatments that may or may not lead to any relief. If you’ve always trusted that most of your doctors are up-to-date, informed, and rarely mistaken about a diagnosis or treatment, What Your Doctor Doesn’t Know about Fibromyalgia may change your mind. Fibromyalgia is listed as one of the top ten most painful conditions in medicine, but many doctors still do not “believe” in it. If they do recognize it, they have only a vague notion of a collection of mild symptoms that they attribute to stress, menstrual problems, weight gain, depression, or hysteria—none of which have been scientifically linked to fibromyalgia. What Your Doctor Doesn't Know about Fibromyalgia will help you take charge of your condition and teach you how to find physicians you can trust so that you can obtain the relief you need.

Like a Boss How get Important

Author : Simone Janson
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CLIMATE PROTECTION AND KNOWLEDGE: With this book you support - documented - afforestation projects and digital neural machine learning translation, receive compact information and checklists from experts (overview and press reviews in the book preview) as well as advice proven in practice, which leads step by step to success - also thanks to add-on. Because many people do not receive the respect they deserve in their professional or private lives. If you want to change this, you have to make yourself heard and become more visible. It helps to position yourself accordingly in the company or as a self-employed person and to communicate this to the outside world through brilliant rhetoric. If you are also one of those people who would like more attention from those around you, this book will help you to build up the right impact, persuasiveness and charisma and thus make your concerns heard.

Values in Medicine

Author : Donald Evans
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Written by a leading proponent of the philosophy and ethics of healthcare, this volume is filled with thought-provoking and frequently controversial ideas and arguments. Accessibly written, it provides readers with a timely contribution to the current literature on medical ethics, in which the concept of subjectivity is a key issue characterizing current medical humanities. Examining the critical assumption that scientifically-demonstrable facts will remove all uncertainty, the author argues that ethical dimensions of clinical practice do not always arise from undisputed facts, but that they are sometimes to be found at the level of the determinations of the facts themselves. Firmly placing the patient back on centre stage, without underestimating the crucial role which science plays in modern medicine, this volume is an excellent account of ethics and science in healthcare and their proper place in assessing and meeting people’s health needs.

Every Patient Tells a Story

Author : Lisa Sanders
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A riveting exploration of the most difficult and important part of what doctors do, by Yale School of Medicine physician Dr. Lisa Sanders, author of the monthly New York Times Magazine column "Diagnosis," the inspiration for the hit Fox TV series House, M.D. "The experience of being ill can be like waking up in a foreign country. Life, as you formerly knew it, is on hold while you travel through this other world as unknown as it is unexpected. When I see patients in the hospital or in my office who are suddenly, surprisingly ill, what they really want to know is, ‘What is wrong with me?’ They want a road map that will help them manage their new surroundings. The ability to give this unnerving and unfamiliar place a name, to know it—on some level—restores a measure of control, independent of whether or not that diagnosis comes attached to a cure. Because, even today, a diagnosis is frequently all a good doctor has to offer." A healthy young man suddenly loses his memory—making him unable to remember the events of each passing hour. Two patients diagnosed with Lyme disease improve after antibiotic treatment—only to have their symptoms mysteriously return. A young woman lies dying in the ICU—bleeding, jaundiced, incoherent—and none of her doctors know what is killing her. In Every Patient Tells a Story, Dr. Lisa Sanders takes us bedside to witness the process of solving these and other diagnostic dilemmas, providing a firsthand account of the expertise and intuition that lead a doctor to make the right diagnosis. Never in human history have doctors had the knowledge, the tools, and the skills that they have today to diagnose illness and disease. And yet mistakes are made, diagnoses missed, symptoms or tests misunderstood. In this high-tech world of modern medicine, Sanders shows us that knowledge, while essential, is not sufficient to unravel the complexities of illness. She presents an unflinching look inside the detective story that marks nearly every illness—the diagnosis—revealing the combination of uncertainty and intrigue that doctors face when confronting patients who are sick or dying. Through dramatic stories of patients with baffling symptoms, Sanders portrays the absolute necessity and surprising difficulties of getting the patient’s story, the challenges of the physical exam, the pitfalls of doctor-to-doctor communication, the vagaries of tests, and the near calamity of diagnostic errors. In Every Patient Tells a Story, Dr. Sanders chronicles the real-life drama of doctors solving these difficult medical mysteries that not only illustrate the art and science of diagnosis, but often save the patients’ lives.

What Your Doctor Really Thinks

Author : Ian Blumer, M.D.
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Ian Blumer looks at the doctor-patient relationship what your doctor will and wont tell you in the examining room.

With Angels Beside Me

Author : Mary Thompson
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There is no greater pain than the loss of a loved one. So many things you never thought you would have to do. So many decisions you never thought you would have to face. This is the story of my journey and survival through the loss of a great love, my husband. My wish is that you can find peace, guidance, and hope in these pages.

For a Life Taken

Author : Lazar J. Trubman
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Dangerous Trust

Author : Cynthia Monet
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Trust within Parker Memorial Hospital suffers three months after an earthquake and deadly viral outbreak. Dr. Curtis Webb, on probation, struggles with depression and his relationship with Anne Winters, a charge nurse. The NIH selects PMH for a new Federal Biosafety Lab. David Milliken, the new PMH general counsel, hides his covert role in biolab projects. The Department of Homeland Security wants the biosafety lab to unfold fast, bypassing the usual competitive process. Curtis is appointed project director but refuses to take part in the dangerous plan. Values are tested through self-serving actions and a dangerous reordering of old and new relationships. The truth forces hard choices on them all.

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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties

Author : Judith Collier
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This new edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties continues to pack ten books into one, offering exceptional value for money. With full colour throughout, brand new images and updated chapters, it is an indispensable guide to all the clinical specialties. Updated in line with the curriculum and with new emphasis on patient-centred care, it continues to offer a great opportunity for multidisciplinary learning. Humane and humorous, it overflows with practical advice, ideas and facts. Book jacket.

The Invisible Man

Author : John F. Morgan
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Increasingly boys and men are suffering with eating disorders and related body image problems. Some have full-blown conditions such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia, binge eating, compulsive exercising or bigorexia. Others are distressed by slightly lesser degrees of disordered eating or over-exercise and seek ways of overcoming their problems. The Invisible Man applies the latest research to produce a practical, problem-focused self-help manual for men with eating disorders and body image problems. Divided into four sections, this evidence-based survival kit covers: the wider cultural context of male body image problems features unique to men science fact and science fiction a 7 stage approach to treatment. By combining the science of cognitive behaviour therapy with motivational enhancement and problem-solving therapies, The Invisible Man provides help to all men with body image disorders, as well as families and professionals involved in their care.

What Nurses Know and Doctors Don t Have Time to Tell You

Author : Pat Carroll
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This comprehensive, accessible home reference guide addresses a wide range of health concerns-as only a nurse who knows the inside story on healthcare can. From headaches to ankle sprains, asthma to zinc remedies, this authoritative resource reveals what everyone needs to know in order to get healthy-and stay that way. The book features hundreds of tips on easing symptoms, promoting healing, following a treatment plan, and solving both the big and small problems that arise when someone is sick, hurt, or in pain. Readers will discover how to: € Treat everyday health complaints and minor injuries € Heal faster after an injury € Get the best results from medicines while reducing side effects € Recover more comfortably at home after outpatient surgery

Modern Day Miracles

Author : Allison C. Restagno
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Real-life, firsthand stories of personal, modern-day miracles. Miracles still happen! --Crushed under a 10,000-pound logging truck, Bruce Van Natta suddenly found himself floating above the scene of a horrific accident. There were angels present at the scene. --Ron Pettey’s brain surgeons knew that their patient was in crisis. As doctors worked to bring Ron back, Ron was already experiencing the trip of a lifetime in Heaven. --Surviving a jet crash but trapped in a burning inferno, Diana cried out, “Dear God, in Jesus’ name, please save me” over and over. Her life was in His hands. --Hardened atheist and police constable Roger Whipp was faced with a life or death decision--pray to God for his wife’s healing or disconnect her life support. He chose to - pray, and miracles followed. --Working in a 110-bed mission hospital, Dr. James Rennie was faced with a terrible circumstance—watch his young patient die an immensely painful death, or pray for a miracle in his operating room. He prayed and visually watched the Lord answer prayer. --Newborn baby Grace lay helplessly abandoned in an Ethiopian field with a noose tied tightly around her small neck. Would the wild animals hear her cry first, or would God?

Manufacturing Insanity Vol 2 Dangerous Knowledge The Next Religious War

Author : Eva Moser
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The treatment of transsexuals turns medicine into a system of well organized prejudice, cruelty and mistreatment. Patients are abused while the perpetrators are convinced that this is necessary, good treatment! In volume II of Manufacturing Insanity Eva contrasts generally accepted views of transsexuality with her own and interprets both views on the background of current medical practice. Eva then proposes a new model for gender and transsexuality and examines why any better or reasonable approach must be unacceptable to current medical practice. In the last part Eva proposes a better system for the delivery of medical services, one that does not leave anybody behind, one that does not accept the death of a patient just because that patient doesn't fit the expectations of the system! Welcome to Manufacturing Insanity!