Marijuana by Kevin P. Hill

By Kevin P. Hill

Marijuana--or weed, pot, grass, MJ, Mary Jane, reefer, hashish, or hemp between dozens of alternative names--has a protracted, colourful heritage relationship again greater than 2,000 years because the probably the most sought-after mood-altering ingredients on this planet. Societal opinion concerning the drug has dramatically swayed through the years, from viewing it as a grave risk to society within the Thirties movie Reefer insanity, to a innocuous leisure excessive within the ’60s, to an addictive substance and gateway to such “hard” medicinal drugs as heroin this day. The myths and incorrect information approximately marijuana have purely increased through the years because the controversy over legalization and clinical marijuana grows.

A nationally well-known medical professional and top researcher on marijuana, Kevin P. Hill presents a entire advisor to realizing the drug in Marijuana: slicing during the Myths concerning the World’s preferred Weed. via research-based historic, clinical, and clinical info, Hill can help you type via what you pay attention at the streets and within the media and lower instantly to the proof. even if you’re a guardian occupied with your child’s use, an individual with an ailment contemplating scientific marijuana as a remedy alternative, a consumer who has questions about its impact in your health and wellbeing, or if you’re simply attempting to make up your brain approximately legalization, this ebook provide you with the most up-tp-date and independent details you want to make educated judgements approximately marijuana.

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Veterinary Emergency Medicine Secrets 2nd Edition by Wayne E. Wingfield MS DVM DAVECC DACVS

By Wayne E. Wingfield MS DVM DAVECC DACVS

The truth that all veterinarians see emergencies frequently, and the expanding value of emergency medication and significant care in veterinary drugs, have helped make this one of many best-selling books within the secrets and techniques Series?® and in veterinary drugs and significant care. Dr. Wingfield is without doubt one of the preeminent gurus during this box, and the hot version is totally revised and up to date, that includes a few new authors, with new chapters on catastrophe drugs and the transfusion set off. severe care administration of canines and cats also are lined.

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Nanomedical Device and Systems Design: Challenges, by Frank Boehm

By Frank Boehm

Nanomedical gadget and platforms layout: demanding situations, chances, Visions serves as a initial advisor towards the foundation of particular investigative pathways that can result in significant discourse and demanding advances in nanomedicine/nanotechnology. This quantity considers the possibility of destiny options that may contain nanomedical units and structures. It endeavors to discover extraordinary probabilities spanning clinical diagnostics, therapeutics, and different developments which may be enabled inside of this self-discipline. specifically, this publication investigates simply how nanomedical diagnostic and healing units and platforms may perhaps eventually be designed and engineered to properly diagnose and eliminate pathogens, pollution, and myriad illness states.

This textual content makes use of an writer conceptualized exemplar nanodevice and process, the Vascular Cartographic Scanning Nanodevice (VCSN), to discover quite a few potential layout concerns that will facilitate and let chosen functionalities of complicated self sufficient nanomedical units. It showcases a various workforce of professional contributing authors, who describe real laboratory-based study aimed toward the development of nanomedical services. It additionally articulates extra hugely conceptual nanomedical percentages and visions on the subject of the implementation of nanomedical applied sciences in distant areas and the constructing global, in addition to nanomedicine in house purposes, human augmentation, and longevity.

Investigates nanomedical diagnostic and healing ideas that would be utilized in distant areas and the constructing world
Discusses how nanomedicine will be used in area purposes, which includes spacesuits, spacecraft, destiny human habitats at the Moon and Mars, and deep space
Covers how nanomedicine will be carried out in chosen types of human augmentation and towards the possibly radical extension of the human existence span

This e-book merits undergraduate and graduate scholars who're learning nanotechnology/nanomedicine, in addition to scientific administrative, clinical examine, and production pros during this industry.

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Manhood: The Rise and Fall of the Penis by Mels van Driel

By Mels van Driel

 In Manhood, experienced urologist and sexologist Mels van Driel deals an unheard of background of the penis—with solutions to every little thing you desired to recognize, or even a few questions you’d by no means notion to invite. Investigating the penis and its capabilities, van Driel’s paintings levels from impotence to the rate of ejaculation, and from inguinal hernia to infertility. mental elements that experience an effect on sexual adventure, in addition to modern phenomena, equivalent to cyber intercourse, are tested alongside the best way with stable humor and lots more and plenty insight. 

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Principles of Human Joint Replacement: Design and Clinical by Frederick F. Buechel, Michael J. Pappas

By Frederick F. Buechel, Michael J. Pappas

This booklet is written for the clients and architects of joint replacements. In its moment prolonged version it conveys to the reader the information accrued by means of the authors in the course of their 40 12 months attempt at the improvement of alternative units for the decrease limb for the aim of assisting the reader of their layout and assessment of joint substitute units. The early chapters describe the engineering, medical and scientific ideas wanted for alternative joint review. One needs to comprehend the character and function of the fabrics concerned and their features in vivo, i.e. the reaction of the physique to implant fabrics. it's also necessary to comprehend the reaction of the implants to utilized loading and movement, quite within the opposed physiological setting. A bankruptcy describes the layout technique now required for joint alternative within the united states and ecu nations. the remainder chapters supply a heritage of joint substitute, an overview of past and present units and pattern case histories of a few of the authors’ units. the current moment variation contains quite a few extra case experiences in addition to a brand new bankruptcy dedicated to the shoulder.

Drs. Buechel, an orthopaedic health professional, and Pappas, a professor of Mechanical Engineering, are the designers of a number of winning joint alternative structures. the main recognized of those is the pioneering LCS knee substitute.

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No Miracle Cures: A Multifactoral Guide to Stuttering by Thomas David Kehoe

By Thomas David Kehoe

Stuttering is brought on by no less than 5 components: genetics, neurological abnormalities, responses to emphasize, and speech-related fears and anxieties. yet such a lot stuttering treatment courses handle just one factor, corresponding to respiring a undeniable manner, or no longer hiding your stuttering. each one may also help you in a few occasions, yet you continue to stutter in different occasions. No Miracle Cures in its place publications you thru remedies for all 5 elements that give a contribution to stuttering. You'll locate the easiest remedies for kids, childrens, adults who stutter mildly, and adults who stutter seriously. Stuttering could appear like one giant challenge to you. No Miracle Cures breaks down stuttering into many small difficulties and indicates you ways to unravel each.

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The Woman Who Swallowed Her Cat: And Other Gruesome Medical by Rob Myers

By Rob Myers

At occasions funny and every now and then terrifying, those strange case stories of doubtless unimaginable accidents and health problems have something in universal: they're all fullyyt real. Dr. Rob Myers’ firsthand scientific wisdom permits him to determine prior skinny excuses to discover the outrageously harmful stipulations that individuals have got themselves into. Pool balls and raw spaghetti are faraway from destinations the place they by no means must have been put, a drunken workforce of acquaintances attempts to exploit a lawnmower to trim their hedges with disastrous effects, and a highschool soccer participant will get right into a struggle with a merchandising desktop that stole his dollar—no situation is simply too unusual to seem during this quantity of clinical maladies.

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Smallpox: The Death of a Disease by D. A. Henderson

By D. A. Henderson

For greater than 3000 years, hundreds and hundreds of thousands of individuals have died or been left completely scarred or blind via the relentless, incurable illness known as smallpox. In 1967, Dr. D.A. Henderson turned director of a world crusade to put off this sickness from the face of the earth.

This spellbinding publication is Dr. Henderson's own tale of the way he led the realm health and wellbeing Organization's crusade to remove smallpox--the purely affliction in historical past to were intentionally eradicated. a few have referred to as this feat "the maximum medical and humanitarian success of the previous century."

In a full of life, engrossing narrative, Dr. Henderson makes it transparent that the gargantuan foreign attempt concerned greater than simple mass vaccination. He and his employees needed to deal with civil wars, floods, impassable roads, and refugees in addition to ambitious bureaucratic and cultural hindrances, shortages of neighborhood healthiness body of workers and meager budgets. international locations the world over joined within the attempt; the U.S. and the Soviet Union labored jointly throughout the darkest chilly battle days; and pros from greater than 70 countries served as WHO box employees. On October 26, 1976, the final case of smallpox happened. The sickness that each year had killed million humans or extra were vanquished--and in precisely over ten years.

The tale didn't finish there. Dr. Henderson recounts in shiny element the continued fight over no matter if to damage the remainder virus within the laboratories nonetheless that held it. Then got here the startling discovery that the Soviet Union were experimenting with smallpox virus as a organic weapon and generating it in huge amounts. the specter of its attainable use via a rogue state or a terrorist has needed to be taken heavily and Dr. Henderson has been a valuable determine in plans for dealing with it.

New tools for mass smallpox vaccination have been such a success that he sought to extend this system of smallpox immunization to incorporate polio, measles, whooping cough, diphtheria, and tetanus vaccines. That application now reaches greater than 4 out of 5 childrens on this planet and is removing poliomyelitis.

This special ebook is to be treasured--a own and actual tale that proves that via cooperation and perseverance the main daunting of stumbling blocks will be triumph over.

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