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  • Use a proven combination of learning principles and exercises to make teaching medical terminology easier. Now in its 7th Edition, Medical Terminology for Health Professions simplifies the process of memorizing complex medical terminology by focusing on the important word parts – the common prefixes, suffixes and root words - to provide a foundation for learning hundreds of medical terms.

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  • Combining global genome and transcriptome approaches to identify the candidate genes of small-effect quantitative trait loci in collagen-induced arthritis Xinhua Yu1, Kristin Bauer1, Dirk Koczan2, Hans-Jürgen Thiesen2 and Saleh M Ibrahim1 1Immunogenetics 2Institute Group, University of Rostock, Schillingallee, 18055 Rostock, Germany for Immunology, University of Rostock, Schillingallee, 18055 Rostock, Germany Corresponding author: Saleh M Ibrahim, saleh.ibrahim@med.uni-rostock.

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  • Exploring the implementation of participatory, multistakeholder, and transdisciplinary ecosystem health research, Integrated Assessment of Health and Sustainability of Agroecosystems combines the latest theories in complexity and management with practical tools and approaches for sustainable rural development research. Although the text focuses on smallholder farming communities in the central highlands of Kenya, the material discussed can be-and has been-effectively applied to agroecosystems in many other parts of the world.

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  • Undernutrition affects large populations of boys and girls in developing countries. Its major determinant is poverty, which usually combines with other important factors like poor breastfeeding practices and inadequate complementary foods for babies, as well as lack of basic health care, safe water and sanitation. Globally, about 150 million children under five years are undernourished, which comprises 27% of the world’s population in this age group. Twelve million of these children die every year, and protein-energy malnutrition is implicated in more than 55% of all these deaths.

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  • The global environment is changing rapidly, partly in response to economic globalization. These global changes are clearly evident at the local level, even in the quality of air that people breath. In some high income countries air quality has been improving, due to a combination of de-industrialization, improved technologies and environmental regulation. However, advances in the science of epidemiology suggest that even air that would until recently have been considered ‘clean’ may contain pollutants that are hazardous to people’s health.

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  • Th is book represents what we have learned in our combined seventy years as clinical psychologists, sex and marital therapists, and teachers and researchers. We are especially indebted to our clients and students who have taught us so much and added to the quality of the material in this book.

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  • Nosocomial and Device-Related Infections The fact that 25–50% or more of nosocomial infections are due to the combined effect of the patient's own flora and invasive devices highlights the importance of improvements in the use and design of such devices. Intensive education and "bundling" of evidence-based interventions (Table 125-2) can reduce infection rates through improved asepsis in handling and earlier removal of invasive devices, but the maintenance of such gains requires ongoing efforts.

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  • Although not specifically referred to as quick starting, previous Faculty guidance has advised that contraceptive methods can be started at any point in the menstrual cycle if a practitioner is reasonably certain that the woman is not currently pregnant (Box 1)8 or at risk of pregnancy. As sperm may be viable in the female reproductive tract for up to 7 days, health professionals should consider if a woman is at risk of becoming pregnant as a result of unprotected sexual intercourse (UPSI) within the last 7 days.

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  • Immunizations for Travel Immunizations for travel fall into three broad categories: routine (childhood/adult boosters that are necessary regardless of travel), required (immunizations that are mandated by international regulations for entry into certain areas or for border crossings), and recommended (immunizations that are desirable because of travel-related risks). Vaccines commonly given to travelers are listed in Table 117-1.

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  • The last few decades have been heady times for science and health. Our knowledge of how to improve health has grown significantly and new technologies have successfully supported those endeavors. The coming decades are likely to bring even more progress. As we gain a better understanding on how to use the discoveries of genetics, proteomics, and other biologies, we will have the potential to fundamentally alter care in ways that we can only begin to imagine.

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  • We postulated that combining high-dose simvastatin with bone marrow derived-mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) delivery may give better prognosis in a mouse hindlimb ischemia model. Methods: Mouse hindlimb ischemia model was established by ligating the right femoral artery. Animals were grouped (n = 10) to receive local injection of saline without cells (control and simvastatin groups) or with 5 × 106 MSCs (MSCs group).Animals received either simvastatin (20 mg/kg/d, simvastatin and combination groups) or saline (control and MSCs group) gavages for continual 21 days.

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  • We see this work as an opportunity to break new ground. In Health Care Communication Using Personality Type we combine a well-researched and respected framework for understanding normal differences in people with the practical need for interacting success-fully with patients and others in a health care setting. Our backgrounds and interests dovetail in this practical collaboration. Brock’s background is as an organizational psychologist, bringing applied psychology and its tools to management and organizational development....

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  • Although the Gulf War lasted but a few days, many combat troops have suffered lingering health problems that they attribute to their wartime service. Their health problems and illnesses have features in common with illnesses suffered by veterans of earlier wars, including the difficulty that their physicians have had in making a diagnosis. As yet, these illnesses remain unexplained by medical science, which has prompted some people to wonder if troops in the Persian Gulf theater were exposed to an agent or combination of agents that caused these illnesses.

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  • OECD countries face a challenge in responding to the growing demand for doctors and nurses over the next 20 years. This arises in a world which is already characterised by significant international migration of health workers, both across OECD countries and between some developing countries and the OECD area.

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  • We do the research that identifies causes of disease and disability. We advocate for solutions. We consult with policymakers and provide them with the evidence they need to make change. We roll our sleeves up and get to work in communities by influencing policies, identifying trends, implementing solutions, and increasing healthy behavior. Our work happens on a molecular level, and on a population-wide level. Microbiologists work to find a vaccine for malaria, while behavioral scientists research ways to discourage populations from smoking.

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  • The lack of human resource capacity is by far the greatest barrier to overall health sector delivery and has been recognized as a major constraint in attaining the health-related Millennium Development Goals. With 0.03 doctors and 0.21 nurses per 1000 inhabitants, 8 Mozambique has one of the lowest health worker densities in Africa. This is as a result of low pre-service training and recruitment, increased attrition, and rapidly-changing health needs. Health staff distribution around the country still shows considerable regional asymmetries.

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  • In the single-payer system, the recurrent expenditure on health services is funded primarily through compulsory, non-risk-related contributions made by eligible individuals or from the state budget. The central government has almost exclusive power to formulate strategic direction and to issue and enforce regulations regarding health care. In 2009 Hungary spent 7.4% of its gross domestic product (GDP) on health, with public expenditure accounting for 69.

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  • Welcome to the world of medical terminology! Learning this special language is an important step in preparing for your career as a health care professional. Here’s good news: Learning medical terms is much easier than learning a foreign language because you are already familiar with quite a few of the words—such as appendicitis and tonsillectomy. Understanding new words becomes easier with the discovery that many of these terms are made up of interchangeable word parts that are used in different combinations.

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  • What are decision support systems (DSSs)? - Computer systems that assist decision makers - Combine “machine” or “artificial intelligence” with information about the domain of interest - Intended to make knowledge more readily available at the point of care

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  • A proven and unique combination of learning principles and exercises, this highly acclaimed book continues to get better! Medical Terminology for Health Professions, Sixth Edition, simplifies the process of learning hundreds of complex medical terms. The See and Say pronunciation system makes pronouncing unfamiliar terms easy. Because word parts are integral to learning medical terminology, mastery of these "building blocks" is emphasized in every chapter.

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