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ix, 157 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Section 1 1. Genesis of the book and setting the context 2. The medicalisation of human distress 3. Towards Recovery: beyond the psychiatric system 4. Towards equality and reciprocity: mutual help/mutual support 5. Generating recovery narratives for this study Section 2 6. Personal journeys into severe emotional distress 7. Attempting to Escape from Distress and Terror 8. A Time of Healing: Struggling through Fear to Encounter Hope and Trust 9. A Time of Healing: the healing power of reciprocal relationship 10. A Time of Healing: Leadership, Choosing 'Goodness' New identities and Resilience 11. A time of Growth: successful social involvements 12. Flourishing Selves and a Re-enchantment with life Section 3 13. Recovery through mutual help: recovery processes revisited 14. An exploration of recovery through graphic illustrations 15. Journey's End and New Beginnings.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138847996 20161003
Narratives of Recovery from Mental Illness presents research that challenges the prevailing view that recovery from 'mental illness' must take place within the boundaries of traditional mental health services. While Watts and Higgins accept that medical treatment may be a vital start to some people's recovery, they argue that mental health problems can also be resolved through everyday social interactions, and through peer and community support. Using a narrative approach, this book presents detailed recovery stories of 26 people who received various diagnoses of 'mental illness' and were involved in a mutual help group known as 'GROW'. Drawing on an in-depth analysis of each story, chapters offer new understandings of the journey into mental distress and a progressive entrapment through a combination of events, feelings, thoughts and relationships. The book also discusses the process of ongoing personal liberation and healing which assists recovery, and suggests that friendship, social involvement, compassion, and nurturing processes of change all play key factors in improved mental well-being. This book provides an alternative way of looking at 'mental illness' and demonstrates many unexplored avenues and paths to recovery that need to be considered. As such, it will be of interest to researchers, academics and postgraduate students in the fields of psychiatry, psychology, nursing, social work and occupational therapy, as well as to service providers, policymakers and peer support organisations. The narratives of recovery within the book should also be a source of hope to people struggling with 'mental illness' and emotional distress.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138847996 20161003
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)

22. Neurology secrets [2017]

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1 online resource : illustrations.
Part of the bestselling Secrets Series, the updated sixth edition of Neurology Secrets continues to provide an up-to-date, concise overview of the most important topics in neurology today. It serves as a comprehensive introduction for medical students, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, and is also a handy reference and refresher for residents and practitioners. Lists, tables, and clear illustrations throughout expedite review, while the engaging Secrets Series format makes the text both enjoyable and readable. New lead editors, Drs. Kass and Mizrahi, join this publication from a leading neurology program to lend a fresh perspective and expert knowledge.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780323359481 20160711
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1 online resource
Neurotoxicity of Nanomaterials and Nanomedicine presents an overview of the exciting research in neurotoxicity and nanomaterials. Nanomaterials have been extensively used in medicine, including diagnosis probes, drug carriers, and embedded materials. While some have been approved for clinical use, most nanomaterials are waiting to be transferred from lab to clinic. However, the toxicity is a main barrier that restricts the translation. This comprehensive book includes chapters on the most commonly used individual nanoparticles, with information on the applications, neurotoxicity, and related mechanisms of each, providing the most in-depth and current information available. The book examines the pathways that nanomaterials enter into, and eliminate, from the brain, along with the strategies that could reduce the neurotoxicity of nanomaterials. Providing a background to the subject, detailed information, and ideas for future directions in research, the book is essential for students and researchers in toxicology, and for those in medicine, neurology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical science, and materials science who are researching nanomaterials.
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1 online resource
Whether you're preparing for the OCS or just want to brush up on your orthopedic knowledge, you don't want to be without Placzek and Boyce's new third edition of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy SECRETS. As with previous editions, SECRETS covers a variety of different physical therapy concepts, healing modalities, specialties, and orthopedic procedures to ensure you are well-prepared to pass the OCS and provide the best orthopedic therapy options for today's patients. Common diseases are included as well as more innovative diagnostic tools. Each chapter features thoroughly updated content that's entirely evidence-based and outcome-based. This ebook also features insightful anecdotes - including clinical tips, memory aids, and secrets - and helpful review tools - such as bulleted lists, algorithms and illustrations - to help you thoroughly master all aspects of orthopedic physical therapy practice.
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xix, 573 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
The Oxford Handbook of Behavioral Emergencies and Crises includes the most up-to-date and valuable research on the evaluation and management of the most challenging patients or clients faced by mental health providers-individuals who are at high risk of suicide, of other-directed violence, or of becoming the victims of interpersonal violence. These are cases in which the outcome can be serious injury or death, and there can be negative consequences not only for the patient, but also for the patient's family and friends, for the assessing or treating clinician, and for the patient's clinic or medical center. Virtually all mental health clinicians with an active caseload will see individuals with such issues. This Handbook is comprised of chapters by leading clinicians, researchers, and scholars in this area of practice. It presents a framework for learning the skills needed for assessing and working competently with such high-risk individuals. Chapters draw a distinction between behavioral emergencies and crises, and between emergency intervention and crisis intervention. The book examines the inter-related aspects of the major behavioral emergencies; that is, for example, the degree to which interpersonal victimization may lead an individual on a pathway to later suicidal or violent behavior, or the degree to which suicidal individuals and violent individuals may share certain cognitive characteristics. This resource is not simply a knowledge base for behavioral emergencies; it also presents a method for reducing stress and acquiring skills in working with high-risk people.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199352722 20161114
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
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1 online resource (465 pages) : illustrations.
Book
xviii, 618 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
"Presents a varied range of case studies and perspectives on the patterns, technologies and narratives of disease that can be identified in the past and that continue to influence our present"--Provided by the publisher.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
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1 online resource : illustrations.
Science and Principles of Biodegradable and Bioresorbable Medical Polymers: Materials and Properties provides a practical guide to the use of biodegradable and bioresorbable polymers for study, research, and applications within medicine. Fundamentals of the basic principles and science behind the use of biodegradable polymers in advanced research and in medical and pharmaceutical applications are presented, as are important new concepts and principles covering materials, properties, and computer modeling, providing the reader with useful tools that will aid their own research, product design, and development. Supported by practical application examples, the scope and contents of the book provide researchers with an important reference and knowledge-based educational and training aid on the basics and fundamentals of these important medical polymers. * Provides a practical guide to the fundamentals, synthesis, and processing of bioresorbable polymers in medicine* Contains comprehensive coverage of material properties, including unique insights into modeling degradation* Written by an eclectic mix of international authors with experience in academia and industry.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780081003725 20161114
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1 online resource
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333 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xviii, 236 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Contents: Introduction-- The social right to health care and the transformation of the welfare state-- Health care entitlement in England-- Health care entitlement in Germany-- The transformation of the social right to health care-- Explaining health care entitlement reforms-- Conclusion-- Appendix-- Law abbreviations-- References-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472479150 20160919
This pathbreaking book investigates welfare state change in the area of healthcare- a field widely neglected by comparative welfare state research. While some work on healthcare expenditure exists, health care rights have not been systematically studied since research on social rights has exclusively focused on entitlement to cash benefits. Addressing this research gap, Bohm analyses in what way the social right to health care has been modified in the course of general welfare state transformation since the late 1970s. Taking England and Germany as examples, she assesses how healthcare reforms conducted under the conditions of constrained budgets, demographic ageing, and rapid medical progress, have altered access to and generosity of public health care systems over the past 35 years. The book's findings significantly increase our understanding of social rights and reveals fundamental differences of approach: while Germany provides absolute and enforceable rights to health care for each (entitled) individual, English social healthcare rights are directed towards the population as a whole and contingent upon the availability of resources, i.e. they are not absolute and not enforceable. This distinction between individual and collective social rights will be an important contribution to the theory of social rights given its applicability to other types of social rights and its usefulness in tracing changes in social rights over time.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472479150 20160919
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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1 online resource.
Translating microRNA to the Clinic reviews the possibilities of current methodological tools and experimental approaches used by leading translational researchers. The book features the uses of micro ribonucleic acid as deployed in cancer targeting in biomarkers, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and neurodegeneration, among many others. Pedagogically, the work concentrates on the latest knowledge, laboratory techniques, and experimental approaches used by translational research leaders in this field, promoting a cross-disciplinary communication between the sub-specialities of medicine, but in common with other books on the topic. In addition, the book emphasizes recent innovations, critical barriers to progress, the new tools that are being used to overcome them, and specific areas of research that require additional study to advance the field as a whole. * Encompasses the latest innovations and tools being used to apply microRNA from lab to clinic"/li>* Extensive pedagogical updates aiming to improve the education of translational researchers in this field* Transdisciplinary approach aims to support cross-fertilization between different sub-specialties of medicine.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780128005538 20161114
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1 online resource (xi, 422 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), forms
  • Section 1: Patient Examination and Diagnosis 1. Patient Evaluation and Assessment 2. Common Diagnoses in Dentistry NEW! Section 2: The Treatment Planning Process 3. Evidence Based Treatment Planning: Assessment of Risk, Prognosis, and Expected Treatment Outcomes 4. Developing the Treatment Plan 5. Interprofessional Treatment Planning NEW! 6. Ethical and Legal Considerations when Treatment Planning Section 3: Phases of the Treatment Plan 7. The Systemic Phase of Treatment 8. The Acute Phase of Treatment 9. The Disease Control Phase of Treatment 10. The Definitive Phase of Treatment 11. The Maintenance Phase of Care Section 4: Planning Treatment for Unique Patient Populations 12. The Patient with Special Needs 13. The Patient Who Is Substance Dependent 14. The Anxious or Fearful Dental Patient 15. The Patient with Psychological Disorders 16. The Adolescent Patient 17. The Geriatric Patient 18. The Motivationally Compromised or Financially Limited Patient.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780323287302 20160704
Develop your skills in evaluation and dental treatment planning for all types of patients! Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry, 3rd Edition provides a full-color guide to creating treatment plans based on a comprehensive patient assessment. Using evidence-based research, this book shows how risk assessment, prognosis, and expected treatment outcomes factor into the planning process. New chapters cover patient diagnosis and team-based treatment planning, and a new Evolve website includes videos, case scenarios, and decision-making algorithms. Written by experienced dentistry educators Stephen Stefanac and Samuel Nesbit, this book is the only dental resource that combines patient examination and oral diagnosis with treatment planning.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780323287302 20160704
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xix, 952 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Understanding Toxicology is a comprehensive study of toxicants and their impact on all levels of biology--from cell, to complex organism, to ecosystem. Unlike other texts of its kind, this text is uniquely structured by biological system, making it easy for readers to understand the impact of toxins on each system. Common mechanisms are explored in the cellular and complex organ system chapters to approach a systems biology perspective that is more applicable to modern computational toxicology risk assessment. Understanding Toxicology begins with three research questions that challenge the reader to discover what information is needed to solve controversies at the level of the cell, the complex organism, and the ecosystem. The book continues with a cellular, complex organism, and ecosystem analysis of toxicology principles including risk assessment. The cellular section follows common mechanisms from the outside to the inside of cells and individual organelles. A forensic approach analyzes complex organisms from outside to inside. The ecosystem section starts with a dispersion approach to determine environmental concentration and addresses toxicants in divisions similar to how the EPA determines impacts. Key Features * Uses lively, engaging examples making the text fun and easy to read and understand * Allows the reader to approach the subject from a research perspective as well as a public policy perspective * Covers biological toxicants including venoms, poisons, as well as microbial and fungal toxins, and plant toxins * Thoroughly covers all organisms including fish, plants, and microbes * Includes outlines and review questions in each chapter.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780763771164 20161010
Biology Library (Falconer)
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xii, 350 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
Medical Library (Lane)
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1 online resource : color illustrations
  • Comprehensive and easy to read, Weedon's Skin Pathology Essentials, 2nd Edition, by Ronald B. Johnston, MD, provides a superb overview of key diagnoses in dermatopathology and is ideal for quickly looking up practical problems in the recognition and diagnosis of skin lesions both clinically and histologically. Thousands of illustrations, an accessible format, and cross references to the encyclopedic and authoritative Weedon's Skin Pathology, 4th Edition, make this a must-have reference for pathologists and dermatologists in practice and in training.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780702068300 20160912
Comprehensive and easy to read, Weedon's Skin Pathology Essentials, 2nd Edition, by Ronald B. Johnston, MD, provides a superb overview of key diagnoses in dermatopathology and is ideal for quickly looking up practical problems in the recognition and diagnosis of skin lesions both clinically and histologically. Thousands of illustrations, an accessible format, and cross references to the encyclopedic and authoritative Weedon's Skin Pathology, 4th Edition, make this a must-have reference for pathologists and dermatologists in practice and in training.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780702068300 20160912
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1 online resource (4 v. in 1158 p.) : ill. (some col.).
  • Volume 1: Noble Metal Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications
  • Volume 2: Application of Nano-structured Materials and Devices in Chemical and Biological Sensing
  • Volume 3: Nanotechnology in Gene Delivery
  • Volume 4: Nano Imaging: From Fundamental Principles to Translational Medical Applications.
This two-part multivolume set provides a comprehensive overview of current achievements in biomedical applications of nanotechnology, including stem cell based regenerative medicine, medical imaging, cell targeting, drug delivery, and photothermal/photodynamic cancer therapy. New approaches in early cancer diagnosis and treatment are introduced with extensive experimental results. In particular, some novel materials have been synthesized with new properties that are most effective in cancer therapy. Some of the key issues are also addressed with these recent discoveries such as bio safety and bio degradability, that are essential in the success of nano medicine. An important aspect of this book set is the introduction of nanotechnology to the medical communities that are searching for new treatments of cancer. It may also break the barriers between the physical and medical sciences so that more MDs will be able to appreciate the new discoveries and establishments in medical diagnosis and therapy that will allow the effective handling of major clinical issues. This major reference publication will be important as the field of nanomedicine has been rapidly developing with a great deal of new information. It is anticipated that the research will soon advance into the pre-clinical stage. Therefore, this reference set can serve as valuable background information for future clinical studies."--Provided by the publisher.
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xix, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Making the case for health reform
  • Past meets present : the historical roots of Obamacare
  • Pulling back the curtain : the advocacy for health reform and health equity
  • The fight is on : final efforts to pass Obamacare
  • Brushes with death : how many lives does Obamacare have?
  • Breaking down the law : understanding the policy and the politics
  • Moving health equity forward : current issues and the struggle ahead.
In this groundbreaking book, health-care attorney Daniel E. Dawes explores the secret backstory of the Affordable Care Act, shedding light on the creation and implementation of the greatest and most sweeping equalizer in the history of American health care. An eye-opening and authoritative narrative written from an insider's perspective, 150 Years of ObamaCare debunks contemporary understandings of health reform. It also provides a comprehensive and unprecedented review of the health equity movement and the little-known leadership efforts that were crucial to passing public policies and laws reforming mental health, minority health, and universal health. An instrumental player in a large coalition of organizations that helped shape ObamaCare, Dawes tells the story of the Affordable Care Act with urgency and intimate detail. He reveals what went on behind the scenes by including copies of letters and e-mails written by the people and groups who worked to craft and pass the law. Dawes explains the law through a health equity lens, focusing on what it is meant to do and how it affects various groups. Ultimately, he argues that ObamaCare is much more comprehensive in the context of previous reform efforts than is typically understood. In an increasingly polarized political environment, health reform has been caught in the cross fire of the partisan struggle, making it difficult to separate fact from fiction. Offering unparalleled and complete insight into the efforts by the Obama administration, Congress, and external stakeholders, 150 Years of ObamaCare illuminates one of the most challenging legislative feats in the history of the United States.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781421419633 20160704
Law Library (Crown)