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1. Animal biology journal [ - 2019]

Green Library
Journal/Periodical
computer discs ; 4 3/4 in. Digital: text file; PDF. data file; Excel.
Green Library

4. Hallim pŏphak = Forum [ - 2019]

Journal/Periodical
v. ; 25 cm.
Journal/Periodical
v. ; 28 cm.
Business Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)

6. Benelux newsletter [ - 2019]

Journal/Periodical
volumes : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Green Library
Journal/Periodical
1 online resource
Provides: datasets from the U.S. Census 2000 for 50 states and the District of Columbia that are downloadable via FTP; technical documentation; and, record layout documentation for U.S. Census 2000 Summary Files 1 through 4, and Redistricting Data mandated by P.L. 94-171.
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  • Table of Contents Foreword by Lisa Dalton, President of the National Michael Chekhov Association Preface Acknowledgements Chapter 1 Introduction - Getting Comfy with The Weird Stuff What is Non-Traditional Staging and Performance? Who was Michael Chekhov? Why are Michael Chekhov exercises a good fit when preparing performances in non-traditional spaces? Who is This Book For? Chapter 2 Honoring the Obligation Exercise 2.1: Free Play/Open Swim (Inspired by MC's ideas on Ensemble Work) Exercise 2.2: The Here Silent Story (Based on MC's tools Radiating and Receiving) Exercise 2.3: Sculpting in Space: Back, Front and Side (Based on MC's ideas of Qualities of Movement - Sculpting) Exercise from Wil Kilroy Exercise 2.4: Voice Shapes: Playing with Archetypal Voices (Based on MC's tools Archetype, Tempo and Qualities of Movement) Exercise from Samantha Norton Advice From the Pros: Using the Four Brothers for Non-Traditional Staging by Lisa Loving Dalton Chapter 3 Discovering the Delight Exercise 3.1: Qualities of Movement/Elemental Physicality 1(Based on MC Tool Quality of Movement) Exercise 3.2: Elemental Movement Quality (Based on MC tools Qualities of Movement) Exercise 3.3: The Rapture (Based on MC/NMCA's tools Sister Sensations and Veiling) Exercise 3.4: The Trinity of Psychology: Thinking, Feeling, Willing (Based on MC tool Character Spheres) Exercise from Wil Kilroy Exercise 3.5: Stupid, Fat and Smelly: Imaginary Body Breath Work (Based on MC tool Character Spheres) Exercise from Samantha Norton Advice From the Pros: Directing on the Thrust Stage: The Two-Room vs. One-Room Concept by Ed Menta Chapter 4: Embodying 3-Dimensional Resonance Exercise 4.1: Avatar (Based on MC tool Imaginary Bodies) Exercise 4.2: Time Machine (Based on MC tools Back-Space/Front-Space) Exercise 4.3: Project your Energy (Based on MC tool Radiation) Exercise from Wil Kilroy Exercise 4.4: Filling space - The Full Body Dance (Based on MC tools Expansion & Radiation) Exercise from Wil Kilroy Exercise 4.5: Bring Them In (Based on MC ideas on Receiving) Exercise 4.6: Expanding from the Self into Outer Space (Based on MC tool Focal Points) Exercise from Wil Kilroy Exercise 4.7: Getting it off Our Chest: Freeing the Tension in the Chest, Shoulders, Neck and Jaw (Inspired by MC ideas of Sensations: Falling) Exercise from Samantha Norton Advice From the Pros: Lighting in non-proscenium spaces By Heath Hansum Chapter 5: Crafting the Rhythm of Truth Exercise 5.1: Managing Mind Sweat (Inspired by MC Ideas of Feeling of Ease) Exercise 5.2: Walking Meditation (Inspired by MC Ideas of Feeling of Ease) Exercise 5.3: The Matrix (Based on MC Tool Concentration) Exercise 5.4: Ball Work (Based on MC Tools The 4 Brothers) Exercise 5.5: Origins (Based on MC Tool Centers) Exercise 5.6: Suitcase (Based on MC Tool Centers) Exercise 5.7: From Stillness to Chaos: Physical Rhythms (Based on MC tool Tempo) Exercise from Wil Kilroy Exercise 5.8: Musical Cues: Inner and Outer Motivation (Based on MC tool Tempo) Exercise from Wil Kilroy Exercise 5.9: Vroom Vroom (Inspired by MC ideas of Feeling of Ease) Exercise from Samantha Norton Advice From the Pros: On Acting and Directing in the Arena-Or, Give Me Back My Third Dimension by Lynn Musgrave Chapter 6: Sharing the Treasures Exercise 6.1: The Refrain (Based on MC tool Psychological Gesture) Exercise 6.2: Bubble (Based on MC's tool Personal Atmosphere) Exercise 6.3: Character Gestures: Vary the Repetition (Based on MC tools Psychological Gesture and Jewelry) Exercise from Wil Kilroy Exercise 6.4: Music as Character: Your Inner Monologue (Inspired by MC's ideas on Active Analysis) Exercise from Wil Kilroy Exercise 6.5 Tornado (Based on MC tool Personal Atmosphere) Exercise from Samantha Norton Advice From the Pros: Costuming in the Round, A Question of your Point of View by Sue Picinich Chapter 7: Entering the Experience Exercise 7.1: The Helpers (Based on MC tools Concentration, Radiating and Receiving, Merging) Exercise 7.2: Revelation Spell (Inspired by MC's Ideas on The Higher Ego & Ensemble) Exercise 7.3: Gifts (Inspired by MC's ideas on Artistic Individuality, Jewelry and Beauty) Exercise 7.4 Upgrade (Based on MC tools 4 Brothers, Qualities of Movement, and Sensations) Exercise 7.5 Gifts & Upgrade Combined (Based on MC tools 4 Brothers, Qualities of Movement, Sensations, Artistic Individuality and Jewelry) Exercise 7.6 The Garden (Based on MC tools 4 Brothers, Qualities of Movement, Sensations, Artistic Individuality, Jewelry and Form) Exercise 7.7 Beauty Quilt (Inspired by MC's ideas of Higher Edo, Creative Individuality and Beauty) Exercise 7.8 Good Vibrations (Inspired by MC's ideas of Ensemble) from Samantha Norton Exercise 7.9 Holiday Fun (Inspired by MC's ideas of Ensemble) Exercise 7.10 Angel Walk (Inspired by on MC's ideas of Ensemble, Creative Individuality, Beauty and the Universal Unconscious) Exercise from Wil Kilroy and NMCA Advice From the Pros: The Power of Suggestion by Karel Blakely Chapter 8: Conclusion Appendix: List of Exercises Categorized by Corresponding Michael Chekhov Tools Bibliography Biographies of Author and Contributors Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138236257 20170821
Acting Exercises for Non-Traditional Staging: Michael Chekhov Reimagined offers a new set of exercises for coaching actors when working on productions that are non-traditionally staged in arenas, thrusts, or alleys. All of the exercises are adapted from Michael Chekhov's acting technique, but are reimagined in new and creative ways that offer innovative twists for the practitioner familiar with Chekhov, and easy accessibility for the practitioner new to Chekhov. Exploring the methodology through a modern day lens, these exercises are energizing additions to the classroom and essential tools for more a vibrant rehearsal and performance.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138236257 20170821
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  • Contributors, xi Preface, xix Evolution of acute medicine: the development of ambulatory emergency care, xxi Section 1: Presentations in Acute Medicine, 1 General, 2 1 The critically ill patient, 3 2 Hypotension and shock, 9 3 Reduced conscious level, 16 4 Delirium, 23 5 Falls in older people, 30 Cardiorespiratory, 34 6 Cardiac arrest in hospital, 35 7 Acute chest pain, 46 8 Palpitations, 53 9 Transient loss of consciousness, 60 10 Acute breathlessness, 68 11 Acute respiratory failure, 73 12 Pleural effusion, 79 13 Cough and haemoptysis, 85 Neurological, 91 14 Neurological diagnosis in acute medicine, 92 15 Acute headache, 98 16 Seizures and epilepsy, 103 17 Weakness and paralysis, 110 18 Acute sensory symptoms, 117 19 Loss of vision, 123 Abdominal, 132 20 Acute vomiting, 133 21 Acute abdominal pain, 138 22 Acute diarrhoea, 144 23 Acute jaundice, 150 24 Ascites, 155 25 Acute kidney injury, 160 Skin and Musculoskeletal, 170 26 Acute rash, 171 27 Urticaria and angioedema, 177 28 Acute arthritis, 183 29 Acute spinal pain, 187 30 Acute limb pain, 190 Miscellaneous, 194 31 Comprehensive geriatric assessment, 195 32 Acute medical problems in pregnancy, 199 33 Fever on return from abroad, 207 34 Acute medical problems in the HIV-positive patient, 215 Section 2: Syndromes and Disorders, 223 General, 224 35 Sepsis, 225 36 Poisoning, 233 37 Acid-base disorders, 246 38 Anaphylaxis, 252 Cardiovascular, 258 39 Acute arrhythmias: general principles of management, 259 40 Regular broad complex tachycardia, 263 41 Irregular broad complex tachycardia, 268 42 Narrow complex tachycardia, 272 43 Atrial fibrillation and flutter, 279 44 Bradycardia and atrioventricular block, 283 45 Acute coronary syndromes (1): ST-segment elevation, 289 46 Acute coronary syndromes (2): Non-ST-segment elevation, 298 47 Acute pulmonary oedema, 305 48 Acute heart failure and decompensated chronic heart failure, 311 49 Cardiogenic shock, 317 50 Aortic dissection and other acute aortic syndromes, 321 51 Heart valve disease and prosthetic heart valves, 328 52 Infective endocarditis, 333 53 Acute pericarditis, 340 54 Cardiac tamponade, 344 55 Severe hypertension, 347 56 Deep vein thrombosis, 353 57 Pulmonary embolism, 358 58 Problems with pacemakers and other cardiac devices, 366 Respiratory, 371 59 Upper airway obstruction, 372 60 Acute asthma, 378 61 Exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), 384 62 Community-acquired pneumonia, 390 63 Hospital-acquired pneumonia, 396 64 Pneumothorax, 399 Neurological, 402 65 Stroke, 403 66 Transient ischaemic attack, 412 67 Subarachnoid haemorrhage, 418 68 Bacterial meningitis, 422 69 Encephalitis, 428 70 Spinal cord compression, 432 71 Guillain-Barre syndrome, 436 72 Raised intracranial pressure, 442 Abdominal, 446 73 Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding, 447 74 Acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding, 455 75 Acute oesophageal disorders, 459 76 Inflammatory bowel disease flare, 462 77 Acute liver failure and decompensated chronic liver disease, 467 78 Alcoholic hepatitis, 476 79 Biliary tract disorders and acute pancreatitis, 478 80 Urinary tract infection, 481 Metabolic, 487 81 Hypoglycaemia, 488 82 Hyperglycaemic states, 491 83 Diabetic ketoacidosis, 495 84 Hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state, 499 85 Disorders of plasma sodium concentration, 501 86 Disorders of plasma potassium concentration, 508 87 Disorders of plasma calcium concentration, 514 88 Disorders of plasma magnesium concentration, 518 89 Disorders of plasma phosphate concentration, 521 90 Acute adrenal insufficiency, 525 91 Thyrotoxic storm, 530 92 Myxoedema coma, 534 93 Pituitary apoplexy, 537 94 Paraganglioma (phaeochromocytoma) crisis, 540 Skin and Musculoskeletal, 543 95 Cellulitis and necrotizing fasciitis, 544 96 Erythroderma and toxic epidermal necrolysis, 549 97 Acute gout and pseudogout, 555 98 Septic arthritis, 558 99 Acute vasculitis, 561 Haematology and Miscellaneous, 568 100 Interpretation of full blood count and film, 569 101 Pancytopenia and febrile neutropenia, 577 102 Bleeding disorders, 584 103 Management of anticoagulation, 589 104 Acute painful sickle cell crisis, 601 105 Complications of cancer, 605 106 Alcohol-related problems in acute medicine, 612 107 Hypothermia, 615 108 Drowning, 619 109 Electrical injury, 623 110 Palliative and end-of-life care, 625 111 Medicolegal issues in acute medicine, 632 Section 3: Techniques and Procedures in Acute Medicine, 639 112 Airway management, 641 113 Non-invasive ventilation, 646 114 Ultrasonography in acute medicine, 651 115 Reading a chest X-ray, 657 116 Central vein cannulation, 665 117 Arterial blood sampling and cannulation, 673 118 Arterial blood gases, oxygen saturation and oxygen therapy, 677 119 Temporary cardiac pacing, 681 120 Pericardial aspiration (pericardiocentesis), 687 121 DC cardioversion, 692 122 Insertion of an intercostal chest drain, 696 123 Lumbar puncture, 704 124 Aspiration of the knee joint, 709 125 Insertion of a Sengstaken-Blakemore tube, 712 Index, 715.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118644287 20170522
Acute Medicine offers an accessible and concise guide to the practical management of all acute medical problems likely to be encountered in the emergency department, ambulatory care centre, acute medical unit or on the wards. Reflecting the maturation of acute medicine as a separate specialty, the book is divided into common presentations, specific problems and procedures. New to the fifth edition is a chapter on bed-side ultrasonography; throughout, emphasis is placed on patient safety, and the use of flow diagrams, tables and figures ensures that key information is quickly accessible. Thoroughly revised by experts in the subject, and updated to reflect current approaches to diagnosis and management, Acute Medicine is an excellent companion for the trainee as well as an aide-memoire for the more experienced physician.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118644287 20170522
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  • Introduction
  • What is a Museum?
  • Museum Governance
  • Museum Directing
  • Curating = Connoisseurship = Collecting
  • Managing in Museums
  • Audience
  • Fundraising
  • Collection Management
  • Museum Education
  • Numbers
  • Conservation
  • Exhibitions
  • Maintenance and Security
  • Museums and the Media
  • Architecture
  • Volunteers
  • Behavior
  • Museum Ethics
  • What's Next for Museums?
  • Appendix I: A Course Final.
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  • Structure and function
  • Cutaneous signs and diagnosis
  • Dermatoses resulting from physical factors
  • Pruritus and neurocutaneous diseases
  • Atopic dermatitis, eczema, and noninfectious immunodeficiency disorders
  • Contact dermatitis and drug eruptions
  • Erythema and urticaria
  • Connective tissue diseases
  • Mucinoses
  • Seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, recalcitrant palmoplantar eruptions, pustular dermatitis, and erythroderma
  • Pityriasis rosea, pityriasis rubra pilaris, and other papulosquamous and hyperkeratotic diseases
  • Lichen planus and related conditions
  • Acne
  • Bacterial infections
  • Diseases resulting from fungi and yeasts
  • Mycobacterial diseases
  • Hansen disease
  • Syphilis, yaws, bejel, and pinta
  • Viral diseases
  • Parasitic infestations, stings, and bites
  • Chronic blistering dermatoses
  • Nutritional diseases
  • Diseases of subcutaneous fat
  • Endocrine diseases
  • Abnormalities of dermal fibrous and elastic tissue
  • Errors in metabolism
  • Genodermatoses and congenital anomalies
  • Dermal and subcutaneous tumors
  • Epidermal nevi, neoplasms, and cysts
  • Melanocytic nevi and neoplasms
  • Macrophage/monocyte disorders
  • Cutaneous lymphoid hyperplasia, cutaneous t-cell lymphoma, other malignant lymphomas, and allied diseases
  • Diseases of skin appendages
  • Diseases of mucous membranes
  • Cutaneous vascular diseases
  • Disturbances of pigmentation.
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Each new print copy of Android App Development includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. Using innovative, engaging methods, Android App Development cultivates student knowledge of app development through a progressive, building block approach. Each chapter includes a classroom-friendly, meaningful app that illustrates the concepts covered at the chapter level. Model View Controller architecture is used throughout the book to promote good software engineering practice. Students will be engaged by essential as well as specialized topics such as XML resources, event-driven programming, animation, sounds, making a game, voice recognition, and more. Each new print copy of Android App Development includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and Key Features: * Android Studio, the official development environment by Google, is used to develop all applications * The Model View Controller architecture is used throughout the book, allowing the instructor to download the Model and concentrate on the View and Controller elements of the app * Students learn how to make device-independent apps using a progressive approach, incorporating fun topics such as animation, sounds, photo editing, using the GPS, displaying a map, and advertising * Software Engineering and Common Error boxes highlight software engineering tips and common errors throughout each chapter * Chapters are written independently of others so that instructors can select topics and customize the book to their course * Each chapter concludes with exercises for student practice, including Multiple Choice, Fill In the Code, and Write an App exercises.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781284092127 20170502
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  • Foreword ix Preface xiii 1 Assessment of Edentulous Patients 1 Introduction 1 The Patient Interview 1 Patient Interview: Age 2 Patient Interview: Attitude 2 Patient Interview: Expectations 2 Patient Interview: Chief Complaint 3 Patient Interview: General Health 3 Patient Interview: Complete Denture Experience 3 Patient Interview: Denture Remake Frequency 4 Patient Interview: Patient Satisfaction 4 Patient Interview: Photographs, Diagnostic Casts, and Radiographs 4 The Facial Analysis 4 Facial Analysis: Facial Tissue Tone 5 Facial Analysis: Tooth and Gingival Display 6 Facial Analysis: Midlines 6 Facial Analysis: Lip Mobility 7 Facial Analysis: Lip Dimension 7 Prosthetic Factors 8 Prosthetic Factors: Vertical Dimensions 8 Prosthetic Factors: Existing Dentures 8 Prosthetic Factor: Skeletal Relationship 9 Prosthetic Factor: Saliva 9 Prosthetic Factor: Oral Tolerance 10 Prosthetic Factor: Temporomandibular Joints 10 Prosthetic Factor: Oral Cancer Review 10 Oral Characteristics 11 Oral Characteristics: Palatal Throat Form 11 Oral Characteristics: Arch Size 11 Oral Characteristics: Maxillary Ridge Height 11 Oral Characteristics: The Palate 12 Oral Characteristics: Maxillary Ridge Contour 13 Oral Characteristics: The Maxillary Denture Foundation 13 Oral Characteristics: Mandibular Ridge Height 14 Oral Characteristics: Mandibular Ridge Contour 14 Oral Characteristics: Mandibular Muscle Attachments 14 Oral Characteristics: Mandibular Denture Foundation 15 Oral Characteristics: Maxillary Tuberosity Curve 15 Oral Characteristics: Vestibule 16 Oral Characteristics: Frenula Attachments 16 Oral Characteristics: Pterygomandibular Raphe 16 Oral Characteristics: Denture Bearing Soft Tissues 16 Oral Characteristics: Retromolar Pads 17 Oral Characteristics: Maxillary Ridge Crest to Resting Lip Length (Esthetic Space) 17 Oral Characteristics: Mandibular Ridge Crest to Resting Lip Length (Esthetic Space) 17 Oral Characteristics: Maximal Oral Opening 17 Oral Characteristics: Retromylohyoid Space 18 Oral Characteristics: Tongue Size 19 Oral Characteristics: Tongue Position 19 Oral Characteristics: The Neutral Zone 20 Summary 21 References- 21 2 Orthopedic Resolution of Mandibular Posture 25 Introduction 25 Conditioning Abused Tissues and Stabilizing the Existing Prosthesis 26 Materials Properties and Technique 26 Technique 26 Re ]establishing Orthopedic Mandibular Position 28 Summary 33 References 33 3 Definitive Impressions 35 Preimpression Considerations 35 Background 35 Impression Fundamentals 35 Impression Materials 36 Edentulous Impression Trays 37 Technique for Making Single Appointment Definitive Impressions for Conventional Complete Dentures 37 Tray Selection and Tray Adaptation 37 Fabrication of Tray Stops 38 Border Molding the Impression Tray 39 Final (Definitive) Impression 41 Techniques for Making Single Appointment Definitive Impressions for Implant ]Assisted Complete Dentures and Immediate Dentures 43 Attachment Selection 43 Implant ]Retained Overdentures 43 Tray Selection 43 Impression Technique 44 Implant ]Retained and Supported Overdentures 45 Immediate Dentures 46 Master Cast Production 47 Summary 48 References 48 4 Fabricating Trial Denture Bases, Occlusal Rims, and Mounting a Central Bearing Device 51 Introduction 51 Fabrication of Trial Denture Base and Occlusal Rims 51 Fabrication of Maxillary Wax Occlusal Rim 52 Fabrication of Neutral Zone Mandibular Occlusal Rim 56 Technique 56 Jaw Recorder Device (Central Bearing Device) 59 Jaw Recorder Device Assembly 59 Mounting the Jaw Recorder Device on Trial Denture Bases 59 Mounting of the Jaw Recorder for Implant Overdentures 61 Mounting the Jaw Recorder Device on Partially Edentulous Arches 61 Procedure 62 Summary 62 References 64 5 Developing an Esthetic Blueprint 65 Introduction 65 Contouring and Shaping the Maxillary Occlusal Rim 65 Summary 72 References 72 6 Registering the Maxillo ]Mandibular Jaw Relationship 75 Introduction 75 Face -Bow Recording 75 Centric Relation Recording for the Edentulous Patient 76 Centric Relation Recording for the Partially Dentate Patient 83 Summary 86 References 86 7 Neutral -Zone Registration 89 Introduction 89 Recording the Physiologic Neutral Zone for Edentulous Patients 89 Technique 90 Recording the Physiologic Neutral Zone for a Dentate Patient 93 Technique 93 Summary 95 References 95 8 Second Laboratory Procedure: Selection and Arrangement of Prosthetic Teeth 97 Introduction 97 Indexing the Esthetic Blueprint Record 97 Indexing the Neutral ]Zone Record 98 Selection of Anterior Teeth 99 Maxillary Anterior Teeth Arrangement 100 Mandibular Anterior Teeth Arrangement 101 Selection of Posterior Teeth 103 Mandibular Posterior Teeth Arrangement 104 Maxillary Posterior Teeth Arrangement 106 Teeth Selection and Arrangement for the Partially Dentate Patient 107 Summary 109 References 109 9 Wax Try ]In Appointment 111 Wax Try -In 111 Evaluation of Esthetics 111 Evaluation of Phonetics 112 Evaluation of Occlusal Vertical Dimension (OVD) 114 Evaluation of Centric Contact Position 115 External Impressions 116 Technique 117 Summary 121 References 123 10 Denture Placement 125 Introduction 125 Evaluation and Adjustment of Intaglio Surface 127 Technique 127 Evaluation and Adjustment of Denture Borders 129 Evaluating the Cameo Surface 131 Occlusal Evaluation and Correction 131 Subtractive Correction Technique 133 Additive Correction Technique 134 Patient Education and Instructions 135 Technique for Adhesive Application 136 Technique for Adhesive Removal 136 Home Care Instructions for Denture Patients 138 Postplacement Problems with New Dentures 138 Retention Problems 138 Soreness 139 Sore Throat 139 Speech Problems 139 Gagging 139 Summary 140 References 140 11 Use of CAD/CAM Technology for Recording and Fabricating Neutral -Zone Dentures 143 Introduction 143 Registering the Neutral Zone during Impression Making 143 Technique 143 Registering the Neutral Zone during Maxillo -Mandibular Records 145 Technique 145 Registering the Neutral Zone during the Wax Try -In 145 Technique 145 Summary 148 References 149 Index 000.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781119158141 20170621
Application of the Neutral Zone in Prosthodontics offers a step-by-step guide to successfully designing and placing complete and implant-retained dentures using neutral zone concepts. * Illustrates every technique described with more than 300 color photos * Covers all phases of complete denture therapy * Presents a step-by-step assessment and examination protocol * Details the importance of accurate diagnosis and prognosis prior to committing to treatment * Describes an alternative to traditional impressioning procedures that can be accomplished in a single appointment * Includes access to a companion website with video clips and student handouts, with teaching PowerPoints available for instructors.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781119158141 20170621
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  • Foreword xi Introduction xv 1 Banking Risk 1 1.1 Single Bank Risk 4 1.2 The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Approach to Regulation 14 1.3 Banking Risk Modeling and Stress Testing 33 1.4 Contagion 36 1.5 System Modeling 41 2 Simulation Models 45 2.1 Simulating Shocks: Idiosyncratic Shocks, or Exogenous Failure of Individual Banks 49 2.2 Simulating Shocks: Stress Testing 54 2.3 Simulating Shocks: Systematic Common Shocks 56 2.4 Simulating Shocks: Common Shocks 58 2.5 Estimation of Losses Variability and Assets Riskiness 70 2.6 Simulating Shocks: Correlated Risk Factors 82 2.7 Simulating Shocks: Combining Idiosyncratic and Common Shocks 87 2.8 Correlation 89 2.9 The Interbank Matrix 98 2.10 Loss Given Default 127 2.11 Interbank Losses Attribution 132 2.12 Contagion Simulation Methods 133 2.13 Data and Applied Problems 140 3 Real Economy, Sovereign Risk, and Banking Systems Linkages 149 3.1 Effects of Bank Riskiness on Sovereign Risk 150 3.2 Effects of Sovereign Risk on Bank Riskiness 153 3.3 Linkages to the Real Economy 154 3.4 Modeling 156 3.5 Implementation 159 4 Applications 163 4.1 Testing for Banks Public Finances Contagion Risk 163 4.2 Banking Systems Regulation What-If Tests 164 4.3 Banks Minimum Capital Requirements: Cost Benefit Analysis 169 4.4 Deposits Guarantee Schemes (DGS)/Resolution Funds Dimensioning 174 4.5 Computing Capital Coverage from Assets PD and Bank PD 178 4.6 Computing Banks Probability to Default from Capital Coverage and Assets PD 180 4.7 Risk Contributions and SiFis 182 4.8 The Regulator s Dilemma 202 Appendix: Software References and Tools 205 References 223 Index 235.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781119195894 20170403
Presents information sources and methodologies for modeling and simulating banking system stability Combining both academic and institutional knowledge and experience, Banking Systems Simulation: Theory, Practice, and Application of Modeling Shocks, Losses, and Contagion presents banking system risk modeling clearly within a theoretical framework. Written from the global financial perspective, the book explores single bank risk, common bank exposures, and contagion, and how these apply on a systemic level. Zedda approaches these simulation methods logically by providing the basic building blocks of modeling and simulation, and then delving further into the individual techniques that make up a systems model. In addition, the author provides clear and detailed explanations of the foundational research into the mathematical and legal concepts used to analyze banking risk problems, measures and data for representing the main banking risk sources, and the major problems researchers are likely to encounter. There are numerous software descriptions throughout, with references and tools to help readers gain a proper understanding of the presented techniques and possibly develop new applications and research. The book concludes with an appendix that features real-world datasets and models. In addition, this book: Provides a comprehensive overview of methods for analyzing models and simulating risk for banking and financial systems Provides a clear presentation of the technical and legal concepts used in banking regulation Presents unique insights from an expert s perspective, with specific coverage of assessing risks and developing what-if analyses at the systems level Concludes with a discussion of applications, including banking systems regulation what-if tests, cost-benefit analysis, evaluations of banking systems stability effects on public finances, dimensioning, and risk-based contributions for Deposit Guarantee Schemes (DGS) and Resolution Funds Banking Systems Simulation: Theory, Practice, and Application of Modeling Shocks, Losses, and Contagion is ideal for banking researchers focusing on computational methods of analysis as well as an appropriate reference for graduate-level students in banking, finance, and computational methods. Stefano Zedda is Researcher in Financial Mathematics at the University of Cagliari in Italy and qualified as associate professor in banking and corporate finance. His research is mainly focused on quantitative analyses for banking and finance, with a particular focus on banking systems modeling and simulation. In 2008, Zedda developed the mathematical modeling and software implementation of the Systemic Model for Banking Originated Losses (SYMBOL), further developed during his activity at the European Commission. The Commission subsequently adopted it as a standard tool for testing banking regulation proposals. Stefano Zedda s research interests include banking, financial mathematics, and statistics, specifically simulation of banking and financial systems stability, banking regulation impact assessment, and interactive agent simulation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781119195894 20170403
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  • Scope of anesthesia practice
  • Learning anesthesia
  • Anesthesia and health information technology
  • Basic pharmacologic principles
  • Clinical cardiac and pulmonary physiology
  • Autonomic nervous system
  • Inhaled anesthetics
  • Intravenous anesthetics
  • Opioids
  • Local anesthetics
  • Neuromuscular blocking drugs
  • Anesthetic neurotoxicity
  • Preoperative evaluation and medication
  • Choice of anesthetic technique
  • Anesthesia delivery systems
  • Airway management
  • Spinal, epidural, and caudal anesthesia
  • Peripheral nerve blocks
  • Patient positioning and associated risks
  • Anesthetic monitoring
  • Acid-base balance and blood gas analysis
  • Hemostasis
  • Fluid management
  • Blood therapy
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Chronic pulmonary disease and thoracic anesthesia
  • Renal, liver, and biliary tract disease
  • Nutritional, gastrointestinal, and endocrine disease
  • Central nervous system disease
  • Ophthalmology and otolaryngology
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Elderly patients
  • Organ transplantation
  • Outpatient anesthesia
  • Anesthesia for procedures in non-operating room locations
  • Postanesthesia recovery
  • Perioperative pain management
  • Critical care medicine
  • Anesthesia for trauma
  • Human-induced and natural disasters
  • Chronic pain management
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Operating room management
  • Awareness under anesthesia
  • Quality and patient safety in anesthesia care
  • Palliative care
  • Sleep medicine and anesthesia
  • New models of anesthesia care : perioperative medicine, the perioperative surgical home, and population health.
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  • Principles of cell and membrane function
  • Homeostasis : volume and composition of body fluid compartments
  • Signal transduction, membrane receptors, second messengers, and regulation of gene expression
  • The nervous system : introduction to cells and systems
  • Generation and conduction of action potentials
  • Synaptic transmission
  • The somatosensory system
  • The special senses
  • Organization of motor function
  • Integrative functions of the nervous system
  • The autonomic nervous system and its central control
  • Skeletal muscle physiology
  • Cardiac muscle
  • Smooth muscle
  • Overview of circulation
  • Elements of cardiac function
  • Properties of the vasculature
  • Regulation of the heart and vasculature
  • Integrated control of the cardiovascular system
  • Introduction to the respiratory system
  • Static lung and chest wall mechanics
  • Dynamic lung and chest wall mechanics
  • Ventilation, perfusion, and ventilation/perfusion relationships
  • Oxygen and carbon dioxide transport
  • Control of respiration
  • Nonphysiological functions of the lung : host defense and metabolism
  • Functional anatomy and general principles of regulation in the gastrointestinal tract
  • The cephalic, oral, and esophageal phases of the integrated response to a meal
  • The gastric phase of the integrated response to a meal
  • The small intestinal phase of the integrated response to a meal
  • The colonic phase of the integrated response to a meal
  • Transport and metabolic functions of the liver
  • Elements of renal function
  • Solute and water transport along the nephron : tubular function
  • Control of body fluid osmolality and volume
  • Potassium, calcium, and phosphate homeostasis
  • Role of the kidneys in the regulation of acid-base balance
  • Introduction to the endocrine system
  • Hormonal regulation of energy metabolism
  • Hormonal regulation of calcium and phosphate metabolism
  • The hypothalamus and pituitary gland
  • The thyroid gland
  • The adrenal gland
  • The male and female reproductive systems.
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  • What Are Bionanocomposites? / Agathe Urvoas, Marie Valerio-Lepiniec, Philippe Minard, Cordt Zollfrank
  • Molecular Architecture of Living Matter. Nucleic Acids / Enora Prado, Mónika Ádok-Sipiczki, Corinne Nardin
  • Lipids / Carole Aimé, Thibaud Coradin
  • Carbohydrates / Mirjam Czjzek
  • Proteins / Stéphane Romero, François-Xavier Campbell-Valois
  • Functional Biomolecular Engineering. Nucleic Acid Engineering / Enora Prado, Mónika Ádok-Sipiczki, Corinne Nardin
  • Protein Engineering / Agathe Urvoas, Marie Valerio-Lepiniec, Philippe Minard
  • The Composite Approach. Inorganic Nanoparticles / Carole Aimé, Thibaud Coradin
  • Hybrid Particles / Nikola Ž Knežević, Laurence Raehm, Jean-Olivier Durand
  • Biocomposites from Nanoparticles / Carole Aimé, Thibaud Coradin
  • Applications. Optical Properties / Cordt Zollfrank, Daniel Opdenbosch
  • Magnetic Bionanocomposites / Wei Li, Yuehan Wu, Xiaogang Luo, Shilin Liu
  • Mechanical Properties of Natural Biopolymer Nanocomposites / Biqiong Chen
  • Bionanocomposite Materials for Biocatalytic Applications / Sarah Christoph, Francisco M Fernandes
  • Nanocomposite Biomaterials / Gisela Solange Alvarez, Martín Federico Desimone
  • A Combination of Characterization Techniques / Carole Aimé, Thibaud Coradin.
Beginning with a general overview of nanocomposites, Bionanocomposites: Integrating Biological Processes for Bio-inspired Nanotechnologies details the systems available in nature (nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids) that can be integrated within suitable inorganic matrices for specific applications. Describing the relationship between architecture, hierarchy and function, this book aims at pointing out how bio-systems can be key components of nanocomposites. The text then reviews the design principles, structures, functions and applications of bionanocomposites. It also includes a section presenting related technical methods to help readers identify and understand the most widely used analytical tools such as mass spectrometry, calorimetry, and impedance spectroscopy, among others.
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  • SECTION 1 Evaluation 1. The Physiatric History and Physical Examination 2. History and Examination of the Pediatric Patient 3. Adult Neurogenic Communication and Swallowing Disorders 4. Psychological Assessment and Intervention in Rehabilitation 5. Practical Aspects Of Impairment Rating And Disability Determination 6. Employment of People with Disabilities 7. Quality and Outcome Measures for Medical Rehabilitation 8. Electrodiagnostic Medicine SECTION 2 Treatment Techniques and Special Equipment 9. Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Restoration in Upper Limb Amputation 10. Lower Limb Amputation and Gait 11. Upper Limb Orthoses 12. Lower Limb Orthoses 13. Spinal Orthoses 14. Wheelchairs and Seating Systems 15. Therapeutic Exercise 16. Manipulation, Traction, and Massage 17. Physical Agent Modalities 18. Integrative Medicine in Rehabilitation 19. Computer Assistive Devices and Environmental Controls SECTION 3 Common Clinical Problems 20. Bladder Dysfunction 21. Neurogenic Bowel: Dysfunction and Rehabilitation 22. Sexual Dysfunction and Disability 23. Spasticity 24. Chronic Wounds 25. Vascular Diseases 26. Burns 27. Acute Medical Conditions 28. Chronic Medical Conditions: Pulmonary Disease, Organ Transplantation, and Diabetes 29. Cancer Rehabilitation 30. The Geriatric Patient 31. Rheumatologic Rehabilitation SECTION 4 Issues in Specific Diagnoses 32. Common Neck Problems 33. Low Back Pain 34. Osteoporosis 35. Upper Limb Pain and Dysfunction 36. Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Lower Limb 37. Chronic Pain 38. Pelvic Floor Disorders 39. Sports Medicine and Adaptive Sports 40. Motor Neuron Diseases 41. Rehabilitation of Patients with Neuropathies 42. Myopathy 43. Traumatic Brain Injury 44. Stroke Syndromes 45. Degenerative Movement Disorders of the Central Nervous System 46. Multiple Sclerosis 47. Cerebral Palsy 48. Myelomeningocele and Other Spinal Dysraphisms 49. Spinal Cord Injury 50. Auditory, Vestibular, and Visual Impairments.
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Concise and portable, Braddom's Clinical Handbook of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, by Drs. David X. Cifu and Henry L. Lew, gives you dependable, up-to-date content in a handbook format ideally suited for use at the bedside or in outpatient clinics. This quick reference covers the everyday topics you need - assistive devices and orthoses, spasticity, pediatric, adult, and geriatric care, pain management, outcome measures, and much more - all derived from the most trusted name in the field of PM&R.
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  • 1. Legal and Ethical Considerations 2. Locating the News 3. Developing Stories 4. Collecting Information from Real and Virtual Documents 5. Beats, Spot News, and Reporting Assignments 6. Newswriting Mechanics 7. Newswriting Style 8. Writing Compelling Leads 9. Fieldwork 10. Interviewing 11. Covering Planned Events 12. Reporting Live 13. Voiceovers, Packages, and Story Formats 14. Producing the Television Newscast 15. Producing the Radio Newscast 16. Delivering the News 17. Careers in Broadcast Journalism 18. Portfolio Development.
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Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, Seventh Edition is the leading book covering all aspects of writing and reporting the news. It identifies the key concepts and terms readers need to know in the news gathering and dissemination process, and provides practical, real-world advice for operating in the modern day newsroom. New to the Seventh Edition are profiles of working journalists who give readers a glimpse into the working life of modern reporters, producers, and directors. This new edition also covers important aspects of the use of social media, drone journalism, and digital technology. A new chapter on portfolio development will assist readers in developing the skills to advance in their careers. The text has also been updated to reflect new industry standards in modes of information gathering and delivery, writing style, and technology. Additional features include: * Key words at the start of every chapter, identifying important terms and definitions * End of chapter Summaries, which allows readers to review the chapter's main points * Text Your Knowledge, which helps readers quiz themselves on important concepts * Readers can apply a chapter's themes with chapter-by-chapter Exercises * A companion website featuring video tutorials of necessary skillsets for journalists, including lighting structures, how to hold a microphone, and how to properly conduct an interview.
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