Omaha Orange: A Popular History Of EMS In America by Carl J. Post

By Carl J. Post

Omaha Orange, moment variation is key analyzing for a person who has ever questioned how EMS in the United States advanced into its current kingdom. Written by means of a nationally-known specialist in EMS, this new version explains intimately the highs and lows in EMS on the grounds that 1964. the writer examines the times whilst hospitals, governments, and fireplace departments aspired to construct EMS platforms and studies the influence of public well-being care and public defense on equipped emergency care.

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Handbook of Interventional Radiologic Procedures by Krishna Kandarpa MD PhD, Lindsay Machan MD, Janette Durham

By Krishna Kandarpa MD PhD, Lindsay Machan MD, Janette Durham MD

Packed with helpful info on universal tactics in interventional radiology, this renowned instruction manual has been completely up to date to maintain you up to the mark with swift adjustments within the box. effortless to hold and entry, it covers every thing you must comprehend: symptoms, contraindications, instruction, process, post-procedure administration, and prevention and administration of problems. It’s perfect not just for working towards interventional and basic radiologists, but additionally for fellows and citizens in education, IR nurses, and targeted technique technologists.

Key Features

  • Explains the way to practice all present interventional radiologic approaches, with a pragmatic concentrate on protocols and equipment.
  • Includes new content material on probability administration, nursing administration, and medication and dosages.
  • Features basic line drawings that illustrate proper anatomy and procedures.
  • Provides must-know details on vascular entry and catheter-directed angiography, trans-arterial techniques, trans-venous methods, non-vascular techniques, and intra-procedural sufferer management.
  • 38 extra chapters, to be had on-line, hide noninvasive evaluate and diagnostic imaging, distinctive interventions, fabrics and techniques, possibility administration, and nursing management.

Now with the print variation, benefit from the bundled interactive e-book version, which are downloaded in your pill and phone or accessed on-line and contains gains like:

  • Complete content material with greater navigation
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  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for simple navigation
  • Highlighting tool for simpler reference of key content material in the course of the text
  • Ability to take and proportion notes with associates and colleagues
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Streptomyces in Nature and Medicine: The Antibiotic Makers by David A. Hopwood

By David A. Hopwood

This can be an insiders account of fifty years of genetic experiences of the soil-inhabiting microbes that produce many of the antibiotics used to regard infections, in addition to anti-cancer, anti-parasitic and immunosuppressant medications. The e-book starts off by way of describing how those microbes the actinomycetes have been came upon within the latter a part of the 19th century, yet remained a Cinderella team until eventually, within the Forties, they shot to prominence with the invention of streptomycin, the 1st powerful remedy for tuberculosis and merely the second one antibiotic, after penicillin, to turn into a clinical wonder. There a major attempt over numerous many years to discover extra remedies for infectious ailments and melanoma, tempered by means of the increase of antibiotic resistance consequent on antibiotic misuse and over-use. The e-book is going directly to describe the invention of gene alternate within the actinomycetes within the context of the increase of microbial genetics within the mid-20th century, resulting in selection of the entire DNA series of a version member of the gang on the flip of the millennium. There stick with chapters within which the tricky molecular equipment that adapts the organisms metabolism and improvement to lifestyles within the soil, together with antibiotic construction, is illuminated by way of the DNA blueprint. Then come an up-to-the minute account of using genetic engineering to make novel, hybrid, antibiotics, and a topical description of innovations to profit the jobs of the hundreds of thousands of genes in a genome series, throwing a strong gentle at the biology of the organisms and their harnessing for expanding antibiotic productiveness. within the ultimate bankruptcy we go back to the mycobacteria that reason tuberculosis and leprosy, the 1st actinomycetes to be chanced on, and the way technique, partly derived from the learn of the streptomycetes, is being utilized to appreciate and keep watch over those nonetheless lethal pathogens.

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Plato's Rivalry with Medicine: A Struggle and Its by Susan B. Levin

By Susan B. Levin

Whereas students usually view Plato's engagement with medication as uniform and mostly optimistic, Susan B. Levin argues that from the Gorgias through the Laws, his dealing with of drugs unfolds in different key stages. additional, she exhibits that Plato perspectives drugs as a big rival for authority on phusis (nature) and eudaimonia (flourishing). Levin's arguments relaxation on cautious consciousness either to Plato and to the Hippocratic Corpus.

Levin exhibits that an obtrusive yet unexpressed pressure related to medicine's prestige emerges within the Gorgias and is explored in Plato's evaluations of drugs within the Symposium and Republic. In the Laws, besides the fact that, this competition and rigidity dissolve. Levin addresses the query of why Plato's competition with drugs is positioned to relaxation whereas people with rhetoric and poetry proceed. On her account, advancements in his perspectives of human nature, with their ensuing effect on his political idea, force Plato's impressive changes regarding drugs within the Laws.

Levin's research of Plato is well timed: for the 1st time within the heritage of bioethics, the worth of historic philosophy is receiving impressive consciousness. such a lot discussions specialize in Aristotle's idea of phronêsis (practical wisdom); the following, Levin argues that Plato has a lot to provide bioethics because it works to deal with urgent issues in regards to the doctor-patient tie, scientific professionalism, and medicine's courting to society.

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Modern Colonization by Medical Intervention: U.S. Medicine by Nicole Trujillo-Pagán

By Nicole Trujillo-Pagán

Modern Colonization through scientific Intervention provides to our knowing of the political and monetary alterations constructing colonial modernity in Puerto Rico. by way of targeting influential physicians’ medical paintings and their entry to a distant and inaccessible rural inhabitants, this quantity information how rural components suffered the ravages of social dislocation, unemployment and starvation. The colonial administration’s hookworm crusade concerned many Puerto Rican physicians in complicated struggles with different elites, rural peasants and U.S. colonial directors for political legitimacy. Puerto Rican physicians didn't achieve the pro autonomy their opposite numbers within the usa loved. in its place, they grew to become centrally implicated within the fight among hard work and capital imposing the island’s subordination to a colonial modernity and the improvement of capitalism at the island.

What emerges is a flooring breaking—and damning—account of how that probably humanitarian efforts have been used to oppress a subject matter inhabitants and preserve colonial rule.

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Melancholy and the Care of the Soul: Religion, Moral by Jeremy Schmidt

By Jeremy Schmidt

Depression is rightly taken to be a relevant subject of outrage in early smooth tradition, and it keeps to generate scholarly curiosity between historians of medication, literature, psychiatry and faith. This publication significantly furthers our knowing of the problem through analyzing the wide discussions of depression in 17th- and eighteenth- century non secular and ethical philosophical courses, a lot of that have acquired basically scant consciousness from sleek students. Arguing that depression used to be thought of via many to be as a lot a 'disease of the soul' as a originating in physically ailment, Dr. Schmidt unearths how insights and methods built within the context of old philosophical and early Christian discussions of the great of the soul have been utilized by way of a number of early glossy experts to the therapy of depression. The publication additionally explores ways that a variety of diagnostic and healing languages formed the adventure and expression of depression and situates the melancholic event in a sequence of broader discourses, together with the language of non secular melancholy dominating English Calvinism, the overdue Renaissance trouble with the govt. of the passions, and eighteenth-century debates surrounding politeness and fabric intake. additionally, it explores how the transferring languages of early glossy depression altered and enabled sure perceptions of gender. As a learn in highbrow background, depression and the Care of the Soul deals new insights right into a wide selection of early glossy texts, together with literary representations and scientific works, and severely engages with a extensive diversity of present scholarship in addressing a few of the valuable interpretive concerns within the historical past of early glossy medication, psychiatry, faith and tradition.

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The Making of Addiction: The 'Use and Abuse' of Opium in by Louise Foxcroft

By Louise Foxcroft

What does drug dependancy suggest to us? What did it suggest to others some time past? and the way are those meanings attached? In glossy society the assumption of drug habit is a given and in most cases understood notion, but this was once now not continually the case some time past. This publication uncovers the unique impacts that formed the production and many of the interpretations of dependancy as a ailment, and of habit to opiates specifically. It delves into the remedies, regimes, and prejudices that surrounded the , a newly rising pathological entity and a kind of 'moral madness' through the 19th century. The resource fabric for this e-book is wealthy and brilliant. Letters and diaries give you the so much relocating fabric, detailing own struggles with dependancy and the rigors of these who cared and despaired. Confessions of disgrace, deceit, distress and terror sit down along these of deep sensual excitement, visionary manifestations and completely happy freedom from care. The reader can stick to the lifelong opium careers of literary figures, artists and politicians, glimpse a uncooked underworld of hidden drug use, or see the bleakness of city and rural poverty alleviated by way of day-by-day doses of opium. Delving into diaries, letters and confessions this publication exposes the scientific case histories and the physician's mad, lazy, advertisement, contemptuous, determined, altruistic and annoyed makes an attempt to accommodate drug dependancy. It demonstrates that the various stigmatising prejudices arose from fake 'facts' and semi-mythical ideals and therefore has major implications, not just for the background of dependancy, but in addition for a way we view the this day.

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Power and Knowledge: Astrology, Physiognomics, and Medicine by Tamsyn Barton

By Tamsyn Barton

Power and Knowledge charts a background of 3 old scientiae within the Roman Empire--astrology, scientific analysis, and physiognomy (the paintings of discerning personality or future from a person's physique). Drawing on modern techniques in social thought and the philosophy of technology, Tamsyn Barton argues that the traditional sciences are top understood by way of rhetoric, as their practitioners are focused on sociopolitical struggles and their disciplines are rooted in Greco-Roman cultural norms and practices.

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