Peripheral Endovascular Interventions

Autor: Thomas J. Fogarty
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781441913876
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This book offers a comprehensive review of the rapidly advancing field of endovascular therapy, written by internationally recognized authorities in the field, many of whom are the innovators of the techniques and devices involved. Broad in scope, topics covered range from how to obtain training in approved endovascular techniques to promising new lines of investigational therapies.

Pedagogy For Creative Problem Solving

Autor: Peter Merrotsy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351771728
File Size: 36,54 MB
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This book provides students and practising teachers with a solid, research-based framework for understanding creative problem solving and its related pedagogy. Practical and accessible, it equips readers with the knowledge and skills to approach their own solutions to the creative problem of teaching for creative problem solving. First providing a firm grounding in the history of problem solving, the nature of a problem, and the history of creativity and its conceptualisation, the book then critically examines current educational practices, such as creativity and problem solving models and common classroom teaching strategies. This is followed by a detailed analysis of key pedagogical ideas important for creative problem solving: creativity and cognition, creative problem solving environments, and self regulated learning. Finally, the ideas debated and developed are drawn together to form a solid foundation for teaching for creative problem solving, and presented in a model called Middle C. Middle C is an evidence-based model of pedagogy for creative problem solving. It comprises 14 elements, each of which is necessary for quality teaching that will provide students with the knowledge, skills, structures and support to express their creative potential. As well as emphasis on the importance of self regulated learning, a new interpretation of Pólya's heuristic is presented.

Ged Test For Dummies

Autor: Murray Shukyn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119287227
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Score high on the GED Test In today's job environment, it's usually the better-educated person who gets the position, promotion, or raise. Scoring high on the GED Test can give you an edge over the competition—whether it's to get a brand-new job or advance in the one you already have. If you're preparing for the exam and want to increase your odds of scoring higher, GED Test For Dummies gets you up and running with everything you need to know for test day. Inside, you'll find valuable, easy-to-digest information for navigating your way through tests on Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematical Reasoning, and Science. Whether you're looking to perfect your grammar and punctuation skills, put the social in your studies, take the fear out of math and science, get familiar with different types of fiction and nonfiction passages, or answer every multiple-choice question with confidence, GED Test For Dummies makes it not only possible, but easy for you to score high on this life-changing exam. Fully updated to reflect the latest version of the GED test Includes two full-length practice tests with answers and detailed explanations Provides vital information and test-taking tips to help maximize your score Includes special considerations for those whose first language isn't English Feel good about yourself knowing that you accomplished something amazing. Get GED Test For Dummies and put yourself on the road to greater success.

Applied Practice For Educators Of Gifted And Able Learners

Autor: Hava E. Vidergor
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9463000046
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This book is a comprehensive study and guide for the classroom teacher, the gifted program coordinator, and the graduate student, who are challenged daily to provide for individual children who differ markedly but come under the umbrella of giftedness. It serves as a wellspring that derives from theory while it offers practical application of theoretical construct in a wide variety of international settings from leaders in the field who demonstrate implementation of proven and field-tested techniques and alternative scenarios to accommodate every classroom situation. Contributors are internationally recognized experts who have come together to provide a sound, reliable source for teachers of the gifted that will be utilized time and time again by practitioners and researchers alike. Among internationally renowned scholars are: Joyce Van Tassel-Baska, Susan Johnsen, June Maker, Belle Wallace, Linda Kreger-Silverman, Dorothy Sisk, Gillian Eriksson,Miraca Gross, Gilbert Clark, Enid Zimmerman,andRachel McAnallen. Hava E. Vidergor Ph.D. is lecturer of innovative pedagogy and curriculum design at Gordon Academic College and Arab Academic College of Education and holds a Ph.D. in Learning, Instruction and Teacher Education with specializationin Gifted Education from the University of Haifa, Israel. Carole Ruth Harris, Ed.D., formerly Director of G.A.T.E.S. Research & Evaluation, is a consultant in education of the gifted in Central Florida who holds the doctorate from Columbia University where she studied with A. Harry Passow and A.J. Tannenbaum. She has served as Associate in International Education at Harvard University, Research Associate at Teachers College Columbia University, lecturer at University of Massachusetts, Lowell and University of Hawaii, Principal Investigator at Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii, and Director of the Center for the Gifted in Ebeye, Marshall Islands.

Acute Care Surgery Handbook

Autor: Salomone Di Saverio
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319153625
File Size: 49,70 MB
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This pocket manual is a practically oriented guide to abdominal and gastrointestinal emergencies in acute care surgery. It covers the most common injuries to the entire area, offering careful descriptions of diagnostic procedures, surgical techniques and non-operative management. The guide stems from collaboration with the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) and aims to provide general surgeons, residents and trainees with a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the most relevant operative techniques and with useful "tips and tricks" applicable in for their daily clinical practice. A second volume on other surgical emergencies, which also includes chapters on antibiotic management, nutrition and interventional radiology in acute care surgery, is also available.

Substance Abuse Treatment For Women Offenders

Autor: Patricia A. Kassebaum
ISBN: 9780756740085
File Size: 15,69 MB
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How best to treat women in our prisons and jails is a new and significant concern for U.S. policymakers. The number of women incarcerated in the U.S. has increased greatly in the last two decades. Many of these women are young, 80% are mothers, and up to 80% of the women offenders in some State prison systems now have severe, long-standing substance abuse problems. These addicted women can be helped through comprehensive programs designed specifically for women, treating the factors associated with women's substance abuse. Chapters: Setting the State for Treatment; Designing Treatment Programs; Stages of Treatment Planning; Summaries of Programs; References; and Resource List. Charts and tables.

Noninvasive Peripheral Arterial Diagnosis

Autor: Ali AbuRahma
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1848829558
File Size: 75,36 MB
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"Noninvasive Peripheral Arterial Diagnosis" is the newest definitive text on the current techniques used in assessing vascular disorders. Readers will receive authoritative information and will be guided through the establishment and accreditation of a vascular laboratory and introduced to the physics of diagnostic testing. Chapters, written by selected experts, comprehensively explain the use of ultrasound in diagnosing cerebrovascular, renovascular, visceral ischemia and peripheral arterial disease as well as venous disorders and deep abdominal vascular conditions. Noninvasive Vascular Diagnosis contains over 300 illustrations, many of them in colour. Due to the special sections which give clinical correlations, this book will be invaluable to physicians who treat vascular disorders, surgeons, cardiologists, vascular radiologists and the vascular laboratory staff.

Abc Of Anxiety And Depression

Autor: Linda Gask
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118780787
File Size: 76,10 MB
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ABC of Anxiety and Depression is a practical guide to the assessment, treatment and management of patients with anxiety and depression as they commonly present in primary care. It begins with an introduction to views on the understanding of anxiety and depression. The following chapters cover how anxiety and depression present in different patient groups such as children and young people, adults, older people and during antenatal/postnatal periods. It then addresses anxiety and depression as comorbidities with chronic illness, and within special populations and settings. The options for treatment and management of anxiety and depression are considered with guidance on when referral to secondary care may be appropriate and the current best practice in psychological therapies, drug treatment and social interventions. Cases are used to illustrate the complexities of managing patients with anxiety and depression. The title concludes with an important chapter on practitioner well-being. ABC of Anxiety and Depression is a practical resource all general practitioners and family physicians working with patients with anxiety and depressive disorders. It is also relevant for primary health care professionals who are part of clinical teams treating patients with anxiety and depression, and conditions where anxiety and depression are common comorbidities, as well as psychologists, counsellors, social workers, and medical and nursing students.

Decision Making In Medicine

Autor: Stuart B. Mushlin
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323041078
File Size: 35,79 MB
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DECISION MAKING IN MEDICINE offers an algorithmic approach to the diagnosis and treatment of common disorders and diseases. by providing nearly 250 clinical decision making algorithms, this practical reference helps you arrive at the proper diagnosis and also leads you to the appropriate therapy or course of action. Brief text appears on the page facing each algorithm to provide additional explanations or details about key decision points on the algorithm. Topics are organized by sign, symptom, problem, or laboratory abnormality. the consistent format and decision tree approach of DECISION MAK

Implementing Evidence Based Practices In Community Corrections And Addiction Treatment

Autor: Faye S. Taxman
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461404125
File Size: 40,39 MB
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Community corrections programs are emerging as an effective alternative to incarceration for drug-involved offenders, to reduce recidivism and improve public health and public safety. Since evidence-based practice is gaining recognition as a success factor in both community systems and substance abuse treatment, a merger of the two seems logical and desirable. But integrating evidence-based addiction treatment into community corrections is no small feat—costs, personnel decisions, and effective, appropriate interventions are all critical considerations. Featuring the first model of implementation strategies linking these fields, Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Community Corrections and Addiction Treatment sets out criteria for identifying practices and programs as evidence. The book’s detailed blueprint is based on extensive research into organizational factors (e.g., management buy-in) and external forces (e.g., funding, resources) with the most impact on the adoption of evidence-based practices, and implementation issues ranging from skill building to quality control. With this knowledge, organizations can set realistic, attainable goals and achieve treatment outcomes that reflect the evidence base. Included in the coverage: Determining evidence for “what works.” Organization change and technology transfer: theory and literature review. The current state of addiction treatment and community corrections. Unique challenges of evidence-based addiction treatment under community supervision. Assessing suitability of evidence-based practice in real-world settings. A conceptual model for implementing evidence-based treatment in community corrections. Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Community Corrections and Addiction Treatment is a breakthrough volume for graduate- and postgraduate-level researchers in criminology, as well as policymakers and public health researchers.