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Texto riguroso en el que se recogen de manera siste mática los últimos avances científicos en el estudio del comportamiento humano relacio nado con la salud. La obra se divide en cinco grandes bloques temáticos, en los que se abordan desde los procesos psicológicos básicos, la personalidad y el desarrollo en un entorno social, la comunicación asistencial y la interacció méico-paciente, hasta contenidos introductorios a la psicopatologí y la psicoterapia. Buscando un enfoque
Signed articles, arranged alphabetically by subject, intended as a practical tool for those responsible for the protection of the health of industrial workers throughout the world. Emphasis on such topics as psychology of work, health and safety needs of developing countries, and safety precautions. References are included in the articles. Some illustrations, cross references. Index of authors (with identifications and locations). Subject index. V. 1, A-K; v. 2, L-Z.
The EUROHIS project has focused on the comparability of health surveys and has uncovered some of the problems that arise when attempts are made to compare data from different countries. Of course, similar problems of cross-cultural comparability also arise when comparing data from other sources, such as health registers, and are just as complex and difficult to tackle. One of the main advantages of health surveys, however, is the relatively low cost and time involved in adapting them according to
The INSPIRE handbook: action for implementing the seven strategies for ending violence against children explains in detail how to choose and implement interventions that will fit your needs and context. The seven strategy-specific chapters address the Implementation and enforcement of laws; Norms and values; Safe environments; Parent and caregiver support; Income and economic strengthening; Response and support services; and Education and life skills. The handbook concludes with a summary of INSPIRE?s implementation and impact indicators drawn from the companion
New to the Third Edition: New or expanded sections covering: Pandemic Flu Response to Hurricane Katrina FDA Regulation of Tobacco Promoting Physical Activity Poisoning (now the #2 cause of injury death) Nonfatal Traumatic Brain Injuries National Children's Study Coal Ash and other unregulated waste from power plants Medical errors Information Technology New information/discussion on: H1N1 swine flu Conflicts of interest in drug trials Problems in planning for the 2010 census Genomic medicine Cell phones/texting while driving National birth defects
Providing a step-by-step introduction and practical guide to palpation as a method of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment within the context of Oriental medicine, this book emphasizes the integration of Chinese and Japanese medical thought. The book's aim to allow the reader to acquire a feel for what lies below acupuncture meridians and points and assess and treat a variety of clinical conditions.
Perfect for residents, generalists, anesthesiologists, emergency department physicians, medical students, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who need a practical, working knowledge of cardiology, Netter's Cardiology, 3rd Edition, provides a concise overview of cardiovascular disease highlighted by unique, memorable Netter illustrations. This superb visual resource showcases the well-known work of Frank H. Netter, MD, and his successor, Carlos Machado, MD, a cardiologist who has created clear, full-color illustrations in the Netter tradition. New features and all-new chapters keep you up to
Examines vital topics in pre-anesthesia assessment, pre-operative problems, resuscitation, specialty anesthesia, post-operative management, and more. Its unique algorithmic approach helps you find the information you need quickly--and gives you insights into the problem-solving techniques of experienced anesthesiologists.
I. Defining "research"--II. Issues in study design . -- III. Harm and benefit -- IV. Voluntary informed consent -- V. Standard of care -- VI. Obligations to participants and communities -- VII. Privacy and confidentiality -- VIII. Professional ethics.
This volume addresses oxidant-reduction or redox and antioxidant sensitive molecular mechanisms and how they are implicated in different disease processes. Possible strategies to pharmacologically and/or nutritionally manipulate such redox-sensitive molecular responses are emphasized. Reactive species as intracellular messengers Redox regulation of cellular responses Clinical implications of redox signaling and antioxidant therapy
Adult Short Bowel Syndrome: Nutritional, Medical, and Surgical Management serves as a practical guide to the medical, surgical and nutritional care of complex patients with Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS), providing information on SBS with the most up-to-date, evidence-based data available. Additionally, the book presents global perspectives and highlights emerging areas of research that are influencing the care of patients with SBS. Intended for nutritionists, dieticians, physicians (specifically, general practitioners, gastroenterologists, and surgeons), nurse practitioners, pharmacists, students and researchers, this book
Analysis in Nutrition Research: Principles of Statistical Methodology and Interpretation of the Results describes, in a comprehensive manner, the methodologies of quantitative analysis of data originating specifically from nutrition studies. The book summarizes various study designs in nutrition research, research hypotheses, the proper management of dietary data, and analytical methodologies, with a specific focus on how to interpret the results of any given study. In addition, it provides a comprehensive overview of the methodologies used in study design and the
Antioxidant Food Supplements in Human Health discusses new discoveries in the areas of oxygen and nitric oxide metabolism and pathophysiology, redox regulation and cell signaling, and the identification of natural antioxidants and their mechanisms of action on free radicals and their role in health and disease. An essential resource for researchers, students, and professionals in food science and nutrition, gerontology, physiology, pharmacology, and related areas. Health effects of antioxidant nutrients Nutrients of vitamins C and E, selenium, alpha-lipoic acid, coenzyme
The volumes in The Requisites in Gastroenterology series clearly and succinctly present the core knowledge that is required for certification and recertification. They also serve as convenient references for clinical practice. In this full-color volume, established experts cover all of today's essential information on endoscopy and gastrointestinal radiology. They offer you practice-proven guidance on differential diagnosis, pitfalls, evidence-based management approaches, and much more. Contents lists at the beginning of each chapter summarize the material that follows. And, helpful illustrations, boxes,