Saturday, December 20, 2008

The Man's Health Sourcebook

  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • Publication Date: 1999-01-01
  • ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0737301090
  • ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780737301090
  • Binding: Paperback
The first easy-to-read and to understand book on men's health. A woman could pick up a tip ot two as well. The best word-to-the-wise advice book around.


The Pregnancy Sourcebook: Everything You Need to Know

Pregnancy is a time of great joy and anticipation, but an expectant mother's road is paved with many questions. "The Pregnancy Sourcebook" furnishes the answers, covering everything women need to know through the pregnancy and after.


Friday, December 19, 2008

Nutrition: A Handbook for Nurses (Wiley Series in Nursing)

This book provides a comprehensive look at all aspects of nutrition from roles and responsibilities to caring for a patient with specific nutritional needs. It is aimed primarily at nurses and addresses some of the issues they will encounter when caring for patients nutritional needs in a hospital setting. It also highlights the benefits of a hospital based Nutrition Team providing a multidisciplinary approach to nutrition. It includes a number of case studies to clarify some of the issues discussed and concludes by examining issues that need to be considered before discharging a patient home from hospital into the community.


Counseling for Asperger Couples

"Counselling for Asperger Couples" is the first book to provide a complete model for counselling couples where one partner has Asperger Syndrome (AS). The book provides details of the seven different stages of the model and includes anecdotal evidence from clients who have used it and whose relationships have been greatly helped by it. The author explains the importance of initial separate counselling and describes the co-counselling process, using case studies to demonstrate how the process works. The book offers a wealth of valuable advice on improving communication and cooperation and includes photocopiable activity sheets that couples can fill in and use to help understand each other better. Strategies and visual aids are also offered for dealing with or preventing anticipated future miscommunications.Based on considerable experience, this book will be invaluable for counsellors treating couples where one partner has Asperger Syndrome, or for couples that want to improve their relationship but may not have access to counselling. It will also be useful to teachers wanting better communication with AS pupils or parents wanting better communication with an AS child.


Pediatric Surgery: 2-Volume Set

Product Description:

Tap into the definitive source that continues to serve pediatric surgeons throughout the world. With more than 200 expert contributors and under the new editorial leadership of Dr. Jay Grosfeld, this 6th Edition features comprehensive, up-to-date information on all aspects of childhood surgery, emphasizing congenital malformations, tumors, trauma, and urologic problems.

  • Provides comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge technology in pediatric surgical diseases.
  • Presents an organization by body region and organs for ease of use.
  • Offers top-notch information from world-renowned experts in the field.

  • Presents new chapters on bariatric surgery in adolescents and small bowel and multi-visceral transplantation.
  • Features completely rewritten and updated chapters, ensuring the absolute latest in the areas of fetal surgery · neonatal surgery · congenital anomalies · trauma · childhood cancer · organ transplantation · ECLS · respiratory conditions · and alimentary tract disorders.
  • Discusses the newest techniques and technologies available, including imaging concepts · minimally invasive techniques · robotics · and diagnostic and therapeutic advances.
  • Offers new information on molecular biology and genetics to help you make informed decisions.
  • Includes 25% new illustrations.

With 200 additional contributing experts.


Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Diabetes: Questions You Have ... Answers You Need

Diabetes: Questions You Have ... Answers You Need
By Paula Brisco
  • Publisher: People's Medical Society
  • Number Of Pages: 190
  • Publication Date: 1997-04
  • ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1882606531
  • ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781882606535
  • Binding: Paperback

Blood Pressure: Questions You Have ...Answers You Need

Cuts through medical jargon, discussing the problem of high blood pressure and offering information in a handy question and answer format.