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This is a pocket companion based on the "MRW, Dietary Supplements". 88 monographs are arranged alphabetically. How to use this book section will be rewritten. The introduction is omitted and aims to use the same symbols as in "Stockley's Pocket Companion".Based on the MRW, Dietary Supplements, this pocket companion will cover truncated versions of the 82 monographs in the large reference work with an additional 6 monographs (88 in total). Monographs... more...

Medical practitioners and the ordinary citizen are becoming more aware that we need to understand cultural variation in medical belief and practice. The more we know how health and disease are managed in different cultures, the more we can recognize what is "culture bound" in our own medical belief and practice. The Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology is unique because it is the first reference work to describe the cultural practices relevant to... more...

This practical guide shows why the analytic methods work and how to effectively analyze and interpret epidemiologic and medical survival data with the help of modern computer systems. The introduction presents a review of a variety of statistical methods that are not only key elements of survival analysis but are also central to statistical analysis in general. Techniques such as statistical tests, transformations, confidence intervals, and analytic... more...

All the information you need, right at your fingertips! Quick access to essential drug information for patients is available with the portable, pocket-sized Delmar's Mini Guide to the Most Commonly Used Drugs. This drug guide focuses on the most commonly prescribed drugs and outlines drug actions and interactions, administration information, side-effects, and storage.

Defining "medicalization" as the perception of nonmedical conditions as medical problems and nondiseases as diseases, Thomas Szasz has devoted much of his career to exposing the dangers of "medicalizing" the conditions of some who simply refuse to conform to society's expectations. Szasz argues that modern psychiatry's tireless ambition to explain the human condition has led to the treatment of life's difficulties and oddities as clinical... more...


This extensively updated second edition was created for medical device, medical packaging, and food packaging design engineers, material product technical support, and research/development personnel. This comprehensive databook contains important characteristics and properties data on the effects of sterilization methods on plastics and elastomers. It provides a ready reference for comparing materials in the same family as well as materials in... more...

The articles in The Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation focus on what is currently useful or is likely to be useful in future medicine. They answer the question, "What are the branches of medicine and how does technology assist each of them?" Articles focus on the practice of medicine that is assisted by devices, rather than including, for example, the use of drugs to treat disease. The title is the only resource on the market dealing... more...

This book represents an effort to express a long overdue need of compiling information which has been accumulated over the course of more than 30 years of our work in the area of the synthesis of medicinal drugs. Our effort fills obvious gaps that exist in the literature of drug synthesis. The synthesis of various groups of drugs are presented in an order similar to that traditionally presented in a pharmacology curriculum. This was done with a very... more...

In this innovative new book, Steve Selvin provides readers with a clear understanding of intermediate biostatistical methods without advanced mathematics or statistical theory (for example, no Bayesian statistics, no causal inference, no linear algebra and only a slight hint of calculus). This text answers the important question: After a typical first-year course in statistical methods, what next?Statistical Tools for Epidemiologic Research thoroughly... more...

This book uses the unique vignette format of the best-selling Pearls SeriesĀ® to explore the basic principles of electroencephalography (EEG), as well as acquisition and interpretation of EEG findings. Real-life case studies-with physical findings, EEG readings, and clinical photos-show you how to recognize normal waking and sleep EEG readings as well as findings associated with the full range of epilepsy and seizure syndromes.