Ez Pharmacology

Autor: Walt Alan Stoy, Ph.D.
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780815179504
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Introduses the fundamental concepts and practical applications of medication administration. Discusses calculating drug dosages and preparing medications.

Les Liaisons Culinaires

Autor: Andreas Staïkos
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446475239
File Size: 71,20 MB
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Dimitris and Damocles live in the same block of flats. They share a love of cooking, and, it soon transpires, a lover - Nana. What follows is the story of their competition to win Nana's heart through her appetite. As the plates pile up, and the recipes grow ever more mouth watering, a bizarre and comic duel develops, fought with sea-urchin salads, stuffed vine leaves and delicacies from all corners of the Aegean to win the consummate femme fatale or to end up with the sting in the tail...

Italian Cooking School Pizza

Autor: The Silver Spoon Kitchen
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 9780714870014
File Size: 74,67 MB
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75 fail-proof recipes for pizza, focaccia, and calzone from the world’s most trusted and bestselling Italian cookbook series. Affordable and compact, it offers easy everyday recipes for busy people, on all budgets. Readers learn to make basic pizza and pie doughs and then develop their cooking repertoire with more challenging techniques as they advance through the book. Step-by-step instructions and photography guide readers through the cooking process and ensure success every time.


Autor: Trish Deseine
Publisher: Hachette Pratique
ISBN: 9782011776204
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Trish Deseine revisits one hundred classic recipes from her childhood which have shaped her tastes and her cookery, dismissing once and for all the cliches about Irish food. Accompanied by sumptuous photography reflecting the special atmosphere of the Emerald Isle, Home is an emotional culinary tour which revisits traditional Irish ingredients like oats, kale, cream, apples, bacon and bread, and presents a new generation of Trish's favourite Irish chefs who have entrusted to Trish the secrets of some of their best recipes.

Death By Prescription

Autor: Terence H. Young
Publisher: Mosaic Press (NY)
ISBN: 9780889629615
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The bad news is everywhere...death by prescription drugs. Michael Jackson or Whitney Houston get the headlines. But there are thousands of other people who suffer and die because of the wrong prescription. This is one harrowing story about a father, a family, a daughter. Fifteen year of Vanessa began taking Prepulsid after her doctor prescribed the drug to alleviate a stomach disorder. Suddenly, unexpectedly, she collapses and dies in her family home. Confusion, grief, remorse get channeled by Terence Young into determination to get to the root causes of his daughter's death. His investigations take him from Health Canada to the Corner's Office, from the sales people of major drug manufacturers to the medical profession, from the legal profession to the courts. This is a compelling story, a remarkably well-written and fully documented book which takes you into the inner workings of the global drug companies, the intricate relationships between the pharmaceutical industries and the regulatory bodies of government, the complicity of the medical profession and the tragic consequences for the public. Terence H. Young's deeply personal story will affect every reader. Death by Prescription has also been the subject of a documentary film.

Prescription Games

Autor: Jeffrey Robinson
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
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The major pharmaceutical companies, according to John le Carre who has based his novelThe Constant Gardeneron their depredations "are engaged in the systematic corruption of the medical profession, country by country." Jeffrey Robinson can back up that charge. InPrescription Games, Jeffrey Robinson exposes the yawning abyss between the claims to altruism made by pharmaceutical companies and the harsh reality of their everyday practice. When the industry claims that the enormous markup they charge for new drugs pays the cost of developing new ones, they don't say that as much as 80 per cent of R&D money is actually directed at developing drugs designed to compete with existing brands, or at creating variations on drugs whose patents are about to expire expenditures only the industry itself (and its shareholders) will benefit from. Within the industry, there are "blockbuster" drugs that create vast wealth for the companies that manufacture them. Most are designed to treat conditions that are endemic among prosperous, western populations that can afford them. But there are no blockbuster drugs to treat diseases like tuberculosis, cholera, and malaria that ravage the Third World, because Third World countries can't afford the prices. People in Africa and Asia die from new strains of tuberculosis while people in Europe and North America are offered expensive treatments for obesity, hair loss, and sexual dysfunction. In this hard-hitting expose, Robinson also examines the extension of patent protection, the end of generic drug competition in Canada, the Nancy Olivieri scandal (how a drug manufacturer fought to conceal research findings that would damage sales of its product), the illicit drug trade, and espionage among drug manufacturers.