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  • Making a Good Life

    An Ethnography of Nature, Ethics, and Reproduction

    by Katharine Dow ...
    Making a Good Life takes a timely look at the ideas and values that inform how people think about reproduction and assisted reproductive technologies. In an era of heightened scrutiny about parenting and reproduction, fears about environmental degradation, and the rise of the biotechnology industry, Katharine Dow delves into the reproductive ethics of those who do not have a personal stake in ... Read more

    $21.59 USD

  • Psychiatry: A Very Short Introduction

    by Tom Burns ...
    series Very Short Introductions
    Psychiatry is an endlessly controversial endeavour, incorporating emotively-charged questions over the reality of mental illness, the medicalization of everyday life, and the role of nature versus nurture which cause constant discussion today, and on which almost everyone has an opinion. In this Very Short Introduction Tom Burns explores the nature of psychiatry, focusing on what it can and cannot ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Radiology Case Review Series: Spine

    More than 150 spinal radiology cases deliver the best board review possiblePart of McGraw-Hill Education's Radiology Case Review Series, this unique resource challenges you to look at a group of images, determine the diagnosis, answer related questions, and gauge your knowledge by reviewing the answer. It all adds up to the best case-based review of spinal imaging available--one that's ideal for ... Read more

    $44.99 USD $40.49 USD

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Second Edition

    The Process and Practice of Mindful Change

    Since the original publication of this seminal work, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) has come into its own as a widely practiced approach to helping people change. This book provides the definitive statement of ACT--from conceptual and empirical foundations to clinical techniques--written by its originators. ACT is based on the idea that psychological rigidity is a root cause of a wide ... Read more

    $37.79 USD

  • My Schizophrenic Life

    The Road to Recovery From Mental Illness

    Vancouver artist Sandra Yuen MacKay has an abnormality of the brain - a disease called schizophrenia. As she says, "my life is schizophrenic because I have schizophrenia. It will always be there". Much of her life has been a struggle to cope with the symptoms of her disease and the side effects of the medications required to keep those symptoms in check. Early in her life, Sandra started to ... Read more

    $7.97 USD

  • Belabored

    A Vindication of the Rights of Pregnant Women

    by Lyz Lenz ...
    In Belabored, Lyz Lenz will "make you cry in one paragraph and snort-laugh in the next" (Chloe Angyal, contributing editor at MarieClaire.com).Written with a blend of wit, snark, and raw intimacy, Belabored is an impassioned and irreverent defense of the autonomy, rights, and dignity of pregnant people. Lenz shows how religious, historical, and cultural myths about pregnancy have warped the way we ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Body Keeps the Score

    Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

    **#1 New York Times bestseller“Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society.” —Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress StudiesA pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing in this New York Times bestseller**Trauma is a fact of life. ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Breathing Cure

    Develop New Habits for a Healthier, Happier, and Longer Life

    NOSES ARE FOR BREATHING, MOUTHS ARE FOR EATING“Many people believe that taking a deep breath increases body oxygenation. The opposite is the case.” — Patrick McKeown, bestselling author of The Oxygen AdvantageImagine a breathing technique that can increase oxygen uptake and delivery to the cells, improve blood circulation, and unblock the nose. Perhaps it can help open the airways of the lungs, ... Read more

    $20.19 USD

  • Common Laboratory Tests Used by TCM Practitioners

    When to Refer Patients for Lab Tests and How to Read and Interpret the Results

    Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioners need to have an understanding of Western medical testing to recognize when laboratory tests are required and to interpret test results that are brought to them by patients. This book is an essential reference for the TCM classroom and clinic that teaches how to use and understand conventional lab testing in the treatment and referral of patients ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Coaching College Students with Executive Function Problems

    Although executive function difficulties are often addressed in school-age children, there are few resources showing professionals how to help these individuals when they are older. This book presents a dynamic coaching model that helps college students become self-regulated learners by improving their goal-setting, planning, time management, and organizational skills. Ideal for use with students ... Read more

    $32.39 USD

  • Milo's Eyes

    How a Blind Equestrian and Her "Seeing Eye Horse" Saved Each Other

    by Lissa Bachner ...
    The extraordinary bond between Lissa Bachner, a young blind woman and Milo, a neglected, frightened horse, helped them overcome staggering odds to become one of America's most inspiring, successful riding teams in the world of show jumping.Lissa Bachman was born with a passion for horses and won her first blue ribbon at age five. Other awards would follow as a young rider, and for years Lissa ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • The Poisoner's Handbook

    Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

    by Deborah Blum ...
    **Equal parts true crime, twentieth-century history, and science thriller, The Poisoner's Handbook is "a vicious, page-turning story that reads more like Raymond Chandler than Madame Curie." —**The New York Observer**“The Poisoner’s Handbook breathes deadly life into the Roaring Twenties.” —Financial Times“Reads like science fiction, complete with suspense, mystery and foolhardy guys in lab coats ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Best Medicine: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future

    by Perri Klass ...
    The fight against child mortality that transformed parenting, doctoring, and the way we live.Only one hundred years ago, in even the world’s wealthiest nations, children died in great numbers—of diarrhea, diphtheria, and measles, of scarlet fever and tuberculosis. Throughout history, culture has been shaped by these deaths; diaries and letters recorded them, and writers such as Louisa May Alcott, ... Read more

    $18.89 USD $13.69 USD

  • Handbook of Clinical Anesthesia

    The Handbook of Clinical Anesthesia, Seventh Edition, closely parallels Clinical Anesthesia, Seventh Edition, and presents the essential information found in the larger text in a concise, portable format. Extensive changes made to the parent textbook are reflected in the Handbook; chapters have been completely updated and a new chapter covering anesthesia for laparoscopic and robotic surgeries has ... Read more

    $72.89 USD

  • Ankle Arthroscopy

    Techniques Developed by the Amsterdam Foot and Ankle School

    Ankle injuries are often sport related and pose a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Over the past 25 years, Niek van Dijk, founder of the Amsterdam Foot and Ankle School and author of this book, has developed a new philosophy of ankle arthroscopy. It entails a comprehensive approach which includes various diagnostic strategies and the application of a number of minimally invasive endoscopic ... Read more

    $125.09 USD

  • The Gift of Therapy

    An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients

    by Irvin Yalom ...
    Acclaimed author and renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom distills thirty-five years of psychotherapy wisdom into one brilliant volume.The culmination of master psychiatrist Dr. Irvin D. Yalom’s more than thirty-five years in clinical practice, The Gift of Therapy is a remarkable and essential guidebook that illustrates through real case studies how patients and therapists alike can get the most ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Psychophysiological Recording

    This is a thorough revision of a successful introductory text on psychophysiological recording. The authors include information on the most up-to-date equipment used today to do brain scanning and discuss other equipment not available in 1980. A new chapter on signal processing and analysis has been added and discussions cover nonlinear systems as well as cognitive psychophysiology. ... Read more

    $47.69 USD

  • Celiac Disease (Updated 4th Edition)

    A Hidden Epidemic

    From Dr. Peter H. R. Green, internationally renowned expert on celiac disease and director of the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, and medical author Rory Jones, an updated fourth edition of the definitive book on celiac disease, one of the most underdiagnosed autoimmune diseases in the U.S.Celiac Disease: A Hidden Epidemic is an indispensable guidebook for anyone with celiac disease ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Hallucinations

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    “Illuminate[s] the complexities of the human brain and the mysteries of the human mind.” —The New York TimesTo many people, hallucinations imply madness, but in fact they are a common part of the human experience. These sensory distortions range from the shimmering zigzags of a visual migraine to powerful visions brought on by fever, injuries, drugs, sensory deprivation, exhaustion, or even grief. ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Altered Egos

    How the Brain Creates the Self

    It may be the deepest mystery of philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience: how does the brain unite to create the self, the subjective "I"? In Altered Egos, Dr. Todd Feinberg presents a new theory of the self, based on his first-hand experience as both a psychiatrist and neurologist. Feinberg first introduces the reader to dozens of intriguing cases of patients whose disorders have resulted in ... Read more

    $35.99 USD

  • A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health

    Social Contexts, Theories, and Systems

    With chapters written by leading scholars and researchers, the third edition of A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health provides an updated, comprehensive review of the sociology of mental health. The volume presents an overview of the historical, social, and institutional frameworks for understanding mental health and illness. Part I examines the social factors that shape psychiatric diagnosis ... Read more

    $38.59 USD

  • Psychoanalytic Diagnosis, Second Edition

    Understanding Personality Structure in the Clinical Process

    This acclaimed clinical guide and widely adopted text has filled a key need in the field since its original publication. Nancy McWilliams makes psychoanalytic personality theory and its implications for practice accessible to practitioners of all levels of experience. She explains major character types and demonstrates specific ways that understanding the patient's individual personality structure ... Read more

    $37.79 USD

  • ABC of Clinical Reasoning

    series ABC Series
    Being a good clinician is not just about knowledge – how doctors and other healthcare professionals think, reason and make decisions is arguably their most critical skill. While medical schools and postgraduate training programmes teach and assess the knowledge and skills required to practice as a doctor, few offer comprehensive training in clinical reasoning or decision making. This is important ... Read more

    $33.00 USD $29.00 USD

  • Lange CURRENT Pediatrics Flashcards

    series LANGE FlashCards
    LANGE CURRENT Pediatrics Flashcards are a fun, fast way for clincians to review the major diseases and disorders in children. The cards focus on symptoms, means of diagnosis (what tests to order), and treatment.Derived from the bestselling CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Pediatrics, 21e (0-07-177970-1)One side of the card names a disease or disorder and the flip side provides bulletted lists of the ... Read more

    $42.19 USD