Building Blocks in Paediatrics   E Book Book

Building Blocks in Paediatrics E Book


  • Author : Alfred John Nicholson
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2022-08-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 423
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323834223

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This book from experienced paediatricians Professor Alf Nicholson and Professor Kevin Dunne covers the essential elements needed throughout the career of those who treat children and adolescents. Based on the current paediatric training curriculum, this book includes the core basics (section 1), the various symptom-based presentations (section 2) all with input from renowned sub-specialists in Paediatrics, the common presentations relating to age that are seen in primary care (section 3) and the skills you need to have to be a successful trainee or consultant in Paediatrics (section 4). All of the chapters have high quality clinical and radiology images as appropriate and have additional typical case scenarios to highlight the learning points. This book is unique in that it caters for undergraduate students through to postgraduate trainees in paediatrics or general practice, and the working GP or consultant. Clinical vignettes to highlight key learning points Over 90 case scenarios sprinkled throughout the book with clinical pearls, interpretation of investigations and pitfalls to avoid for each scenario List of key points to be obtained from a consultation to support doctors in the clinic All key procedures in neonatology and paediatrics are covered Problem-solving practice to test knowledge Section 4 hosts unique chapters not least safe practice, dealing with uncertainty, the avoidance of errors, ethical dilemmas, ECG and laboratory interpretation of results, neonatal and paediatric procedures and critical journal reading High-quality clinical pictures, cardiac pictures, ECGs and radiology images to support learning Content suitable for students, GPs and specialists 20 podcasts available in the e-book version

Pediatrics for Medical Graduates Book
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Pediatrics for Medical Graduates


  • Author : Dr. Arun Babu Thirunavukkarasu
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2018-07-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 367
  • ISBN 10 : 9788131250259

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This book is specifically designed to cover undergraduate syllabus and to help medical students preparing for various internal assessment, and university theory exams in Pediatrics. This book will help to understand the basics, will provide you the exact content required during MBBS course. This book has a perfect mix of conceptual and factual elements along with tables and figures to help in easy understanding and retention. Includes all topics from ‘Must know’ areas prescribed in syllabus from leading medical universities of India Includes topics from frequently asked questions in various previous year university theory examinations in Pediatrics The content is given in a simple, concise, point-wise format for easy reading and retention. Bulleted points, bold fonts for important keywords, tables, figures, flow charts and coloured clinical images to enhance the reading experience and revision. Recent evidence-based concepts, latest guidelines, and management algorithms are included. Content is thoroughly peer-reviewed independently by subject experts. Free access to online supplementary materials from MedEnact which includes chapter wise MCQs and previous year paediatrics final MBBS theory questions

Laboratory Diagnosis and Monitoring of Diabetes Mellitus Book

Laboratory Diagnosis and Monitoring of Diabetes Mellitus


  • Author : P. -Kanagasabapathy A. -Reinauer H. C-Home Heuck
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003-01-01
  • Genre: Diabetes
  • Pages : 27
  • ISBN 10 : 9241590483

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This paper discusses the essential role of the laboratory in the diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus.

Global Health Governance and Policy Book

Global Health Governance and Policy


  • Author : Eduardo Missoni
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-04-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351188975

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Global Health Governance and Policy outlines the fundamentals of global health, a key element of sustainable development. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, it explores the relationship between the globalization process and global health’s social, political, economic and environmental determinants. It points the attention to the actors and forces that shape global policies and actions with an impact on peoples’ health in an increasingly complex global governance context. Topics discussed include: The relationship between globalization and the determinants of health The essentials of global health measurements The evolution of public health strategies in the context of the global development agenda The actors and influencers of global health governance The role of health systems The dynamics and mechanisms of global health financing and Development Assistance for Health Career opportunities in global health governance, management and policy Looking in depth at some of the more significant links between neoliberal globalization, global policies and health, Global Health Governance and Policy: An Introduction discusses some specific health issues of global relevance such as changes in the ecosystem, epidemics and the spread of infectious diseases, the global transformation of the food system, the tobacco epidemic, human migration, macroeconomic processes and global financial crisis, trade and access to health services, drugs and vaccines, and eHealth and the global "health 4.0" challenge. Written by a team of experienced practitioners, scientists and teachers, this textbook is ideal for students of all levels and professionals in a variety of disciplines with an interest in global health.

Buruli Ulcer Book

Buruli Ulcer


  • Author : Gerd Pluschke
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-04-29
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 287
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030111144

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A major objective of this open access book is to summarize the current status of Buruli Ulcer (BU) research for the first time. It will identify gaps in our knowledge, stimulate research and support control of the disease by providing insight into approaches for surveillance, diagnosis, and treatment of Buruli Ulcer. Book chapters will cover the history, epidemiology diagnosis, treatment and disease burden of BU and provide insight into the microbiology, genomics, transmission and virulence of Mycobacterium ulcerans.

Cultures of Infancy Book

Cultures of Infancy


  • Author : Heidi Keller
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2013-05-13
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 459
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135592356

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Cultures of Infancy presents the first systematic analysis of culturally informed developmental pathways, synthesizing evolutionary and cultural psychological perspectives for a broader understanding of human development. In this compelling book, author Heidi Keller utilizes ethnographic reports, as well as quantitative and qualitative analyses, to illustrate how humans resolve universal developmental tasks in particular sociodemographic contexts. These contexts are represented in cultural models, and three distinct models are addressed throughout the text: the model of independence with autonomy as developmental organizer; the model of interdependence with relatedness as the developmental organizer; and the model of autonomous relatedness representing particular mixtures of autonomy and relatedness. The book offers an empirical examination of the first integrative developmental task-relationship formation during the early months of life. Keller shows that early parenting experiences shape the basic foundation of the self within particular models of parenting that are influenced by culturally informed socialization goals. With distinct patterns of results the studies have revealed, Cultures of Infancy will help redefine developmental psychology as part of a culturally informed science based on evolutionary ground work. Scholars interested in a broad perspective on human development and culture will benefit from this pioneering volume.

Research Anthology on Environmental and Societal Well Being Considerations in Buildings and Architecture Book

Research Anthology on Environmental and Societal Well Being Considerations in Buildings and Architecture


  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-05-28
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 562
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799890331

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When it comes to architecture, there has been a focus on sustainable buildings and human well-being in the built environment. Buildings should not only be environmentally friendly and sustainable, but dually focused on human health, wellness, and experience. This includes considerations into the quality of buildings, ranging from ventilation to thermal comfort, along with environment considerations such as energy usage and material selection. Specific architectural choices and design for buildings can either contribute to or negatively impact both society and the environment, leading research in the field of architecture to be focused on environmental and societal well-being in accordance with the built environment. The Research Anthology on Environmental and Societal Well-Being Considerations in Buildings and Architecture focuses on how the built environment is being constructed to purposefully enhance societal well-being while also maintaining green standards for environmental sustainability. On one side, this book focuses on the specific building choices that can be made for the purpose of human well-being and the occupants who will utilize the building. On the other side, this book also focuses on environmental sustainability from the standpoint of green buildings and environmental concerns. Together, these topics allow this book to have a holistic view of modern architectural choices and design. This book is essential for architects, IT professionals, engineers, contractors, environmentalists, interior designers, civil planners, regional government officials, construction companies, policymakers, practitioners, researchers, academicians, and students interested in architecture and how it can promote environmental and societal well-being.

Fundamental Questions in Cross Cultural Psychology Book

Fundamental Questions in Cross Cultural Psychology


  • Author : Fons J. R. van de Vijver
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-03-17
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781139496414

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Cross-cultural psychology has come of age as a scientific discipline, but how has it developed? The field has moved from exploratory studies, in which researchers were mainly interested in finding differences in psychological functioning without any clear expectation, to detailed hypothesis tests of theories of cross-cultural differences. This book takes stock of the large number of empirical studies conducted over the last decades to evaluate the current state of the field. Specialists from various domains provide an overview of their area, linking it to the fundamental questions of cross-cultural psychology such as how individuals and their cultures are linked, how the link evolves during development, and what the methodological challenges of the field are. This book will appeal to academic researchers and post-graduates interested in cross-cultural research.

Transboundary Animal Diseases in Sahelian Africa and Connected Regions Book

Transboundary Animal Diseases in Sahelian Africa and Connected Regions


  • Author : Moustafa Kardjadj
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2020-12-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 484
  • ISBN 10 : 3030253872

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This book primarily focuses on the African Sahel region, shedding new light on the epidemiology, socio-economics, clinical manifestations and control approaches of transboundary animal diseases (TADs) in this specific region. In addition to the description of TADs in Sahelian Africa and connected regions, several issues regarding the burden of TADs, the role of national/regional/international veterinary organizations in the surveillance process, animal mobility, one health and TADs in the dromedary are discussed. The book contains 22 chapters and is structured in three parts, i- general features and commonalities, ii- viral diseases, iii- bacterial diseases. Each chapter was written by a group of experts specialized in the topic. This work will be of general interest to researchers, veterinarians, veterinary public health officers, and students engaged in the surveillance and control of animal infectious diseases, included those of zoonotic nature and that are prevalent in the Sahel.

Different Faces of Attachment Book

Different Faces of Attachment


  • Author : Hiltrud Otto
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-07-17
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 337
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107027749

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This groundbreaking reconceptualization of attachment theory brings together leading scholars from psychology, anthropology and related fields to reformulate the theory to fit the cultural realities of our world. It will be of particular interest to scholars and graduate students interested in developmental psychology, developmental anthropology, evolutionary biology and cross-cultural psychology.

Global Perspectives on Well Being in Immigrant Families Book

Global Perspectives on Well Being in Immigrant Families


  • Author : Radosveta Dimitrova
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-13
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461491293

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Global Perspectives on Well-Being in Immigrant Families addresses how immigrant families and their children cope with the demands of a new country in relation to psychological well-being, adjustment, and cultural maintenance. The book identifies cultural and contextual factors that contribute to well-being during a family’s migratory transition to ensure successful outcomes for children and youth. In addition, the findings presented in this book outline issues for future policy and practice including preventive practices that might allow for early intervention and increased cultural sensitivity among practitioners, school staff, and researchers.​

Children   s Social Worlds in Cultural Context Book

Children s Social Worlds in Cultural Context


  • Author : Tiia Tulviste
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 243
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030270339

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This book addresses cultural variability in children’s social worlds, examining the acquisition, development, and use of culturally relevant social competencies valued in diverse cultural contexts. It discusses the different aspects of preschoolers’ social competencies that allow children – including adopted, immigrant, or at-risk children – to create and maintain relationships, communicate, and to get along with other people at home, in daycare or school, and other situations. Chapters explore how children’s social competencies reflect the features of the social worlds in which they live and grow. In addition, chapters examine the extent that different cultural value orientations manifest in children’s social functioning and escribes how parents in autonomy-oriented cultures tend to value different social skills than parents with relatedness or autonomous-relatedness orientations. The book concludes with recommendations for future research directions. Topics featured in this book include: Gender development in young children. Peer interactions and relationships during the preschool years. Sibling interactions in western and non-western cultural groups. The roles of grandparents in child development. Socialization and development in refugee children. Child development within institutional care. Children’s Social Worlds in Cultural Context is a valuable resource for researchers, clinicians/practitioners, and graduate students in developmental psychology, child and school psychology, social work, cultural anthropology, family studies, and education.

Well Being Design and Frameworks for Interior Space Book

Well Being Design and Frameworks for Interior Space


  • Author : Minucciani, Valeria
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2020-06-26
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799842323

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Planners, architects, and designers can have a great impact on living environments and well-being. Well-being is a natural outcome of natural living, but it is important to realize that a real and comprehensive understanding of well-being can only be achieved through the continuity of the concept to all environmental scales starting from the biosphere and leading towards interiors. Since interior space is one of the most important determinants of our everyday experiences, its role in well-being as a conscious construct needs to be the most important concern of spatial design. Well-Being Design and Frameworks for Interior Space is a pivotal reference source that proposes a framework including different dimensions of well-being and that discusses the importance of each dimension through the examination of past and present living environments in an attempt to figure out the appropriate ways of thinking, living, and building that can lead to healthier environments and happier people. Factors discussed throughout the book include the history of the concept of living well, the evolution of well-being with age, the requirements that affect well-being, the potentials of certain design approaches for well-being, the existing environments (such as vernacular structures, heritage buildings) with specific advantages for well-being, changes in well-being requirements, interior environments with different functions (such as schools and home environments), and the intersections of interior design with other design disciplines. This book is ideally designed for architects, interior designers, planners, engineers, administrators, policymakers, researchers, academicians, and students.

Piagetian Psychology Book

Piagetian Psychology


  • Author : P. R. Dasen
  • Publisher : Gardner Press, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1977
  • Genre: Cognition in children
  • Pages : 404
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015038906072

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