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Handbook of Biomedical InformaticsHandbook of Biomedical Informatics
- Wikipedia , 2014
Contents: Applications in Healthcare Management; Health Electronic Records; Decision Support Applications; Medical Imaging Applications; Medical and biological signal applications; Databases, Digital Libraries and Literature Retrieval; etc.
(1473 views)

Introduction to Statistics for Medical StudentsIntroduction to Statistics for Medical Students
by Kanishka Bhattacharya - University of Oxford , 2010
This set of notes serves to provide an easy source of quick reference, and is by no means comprehensive. I have chosen to focus on the fundamentals for each of the areas discussed, forming the foundations necessarily for further reading.
(1811 views)

Getting to Meaningful Use and BeyondGetting to Meaningful Use and Beyond
by Fred Trotter, David Uhlman - O'Reilly Media , 2010
Meaningful Use underlies a program for medical offices and hospitals that pays doctors and clinicians to move to fully electronic health records. This book is a rosetta stone for the IT implementer that teaches you to use electronic health records.
(2355 views)

Artificial Neural Networks: Methodological Advances and Biomedical ApplicationsArtificial Neural Networks: Methodological Advances and Biomedical Applications
by Kenji Suzuki - InTech , 2011
The purpose of this book is to provide recent advances of artificial neural networks in biomedical applications. The target audience includes professors and students in engineering and medical schools, medical doctors, healthcare professionals, etc.
(6250 views)

Introduction to Scientific Research ProjectsIntroduction to Scientific Research Projects
by Graham Basten - BookBoon , 2010
This book presents a concise introduction to the undergraduate scientific research project, primarily aimed at undergraduate students reading medicine, nursing and midwifery and subjects allied to health such as Biomedical Science.
(3492 views)

The Diary of a Resurrectionist, 1811-1812The Diary of a Resurrectionist, 1811-1812
by James Blake Bailey - Swan Sonnenschein & Co. , 1896
The complaint as to the scarcity of bodies for dissection is as old as the history of anatomy itself. Great respect for the body of the dead has characterized mankind in nearly all ages; post mortem dissection was looked upon as a great indignity.
(2675 views)

Medicine in the AmericasMedicine in the Americas
- U.S. National Library of Medicine , 2009
Medicine in the Americas is a digital library project providing scanned historical American medical books in pdf and as text files. The project is aimed at the general public, with special emphasis on historians, students, clinicians, and librarians.
(2637 views)

Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for NursesPatient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses
by Ronda G. Hughes - AHRQ , 2008
Discussions of a wide range of issues regarding patient safety and quality health care. This book provides some insight into the multiple factors that determine the quality and safety of health care as well as patient, nurse, and systems outcomes.
(6032 views)

The New International Standard Medical and Health EncyclopediaThe New International Standard Medical and Health Encyclopedia
- faqs.org , 2009
Medical information about the body and health, diseases, diagnostic procedures, emotional and mental disorders, environment and health, drugs, medical emergencies, the skeleton, the muscles, skin, hair, and nails, the nervous system, and more.
(7748 views)

Health EncyclopediaHealth Encyclopedia
- faqs.org , 2009
This comprehensive and free on-line health encyclopedia answers and explains the consequences of both unhealthy and healthy life styles and habits and teaches the causes, symptoms, and treatments of various health conditions.
(6991 views)

Rehabilitation RoboticsRehabilitation Robotics
by Sashi S Kommu - InTech , 2007
The coupling of several areas of the medical field with recent advances in robotic systems has seen a paradigm shift in our approach to selected sectors of medical care, especially over the last decade. Rehabilitation medicine is one such area.
(5466 views)

The Basics of MRIThe Basics of MRI
by Joseph P. Hornak - Interactive Learning Software , 2008
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging technique used primarily in medical settings to produce high quality images of the inside of the human body. This text presents a comprehensive picture of the basic principles of MRI.
(13690 views)

Just Doctoring: Medical Ethics in the Liberal StateJust Doctoring: Medical Ethics in the Liberal State
by Troyen Brennan - University of California Press , 1991
Just Doctoring draws the doctor-patient relationship out of the consulting room and into the middle of the legal and political arenas where it more and more frequently appears. An important and exciting book in biomedical ethics.
(5779 views)

Medical RoboticsMedical Robotics
by Vanja Bozovic - InTech , 2008
Robotics is being introduced to medicine because it allows for unprecedented precision of surgical instruments in minimally invasive procedures. The aim of this book is to present new ideas, original results and practical experiences in this area.
(6697 views)

Bad Bug Book: Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural ToxinsBad Bug Book: Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural Toxins
- International Medical Publishing, Inc. , 2004
This handbook provides basic facts regarding foodborne pathogenic microorganisms and natural toxins. Recent articles have been added to selected chapters to update the handbook with information on later outbreaks or incidents of foodborne disease.
(9319 views)

Medical Ethics ManualMedical Ethics Manual
- World Medical Association , 2009
This manual is the result of a comprehensive consultative process, guided by the WMA. The publication is structured to reinforce the ethical mindset and practice of physicians and provide tools to find ethical solutions to these dilemmas.
(8924 views)

Data Mining in Medical and Biological ResearchData Mining in Medical and Biological Research
by Eugenia G. Giannopoulou - InTech , 2008
This book brings together the most recent advances of data mining research in the promising areas of medicine and biology. It consists of seventeen chapters which describe interesting applications, motivating progress and worthwhile results.
(11040 views)

The Merck ManualThe Merck Manual
by Mark H. Beers - Merck , 2006
Merck is committed to bringing out the best in medicine. Merck has created a series of healthcare books for medical professionals and consumers. As a service to the community, the content of The Manuals is now available in enhanced online versions.
(24225 views)

Webster's New World Medical DictionaryWebster's New World Medical Dictionary
by WebMD - Webster's New World , 2008
This Dictionary will help you understand and communicate your medical needs. Written by the experts, this edition includes 8500 entries, including 500 new terms, a vitamin appendix, and a companion website to give you access to medical language.
(15122 views)

Principles of Computerized Tomographic ImagingPrinciples of Computerized Tomographic Imaging
by Avinash C. Kak, Malcolm Slaney - IEEE Press , 1989
A comprehensive, tutorial-style introduction to the algorithms for reconstructing cross-sectional images from projection data and contains a complete overview of the engineering and signal processing algorithms necessary for tomographic imaging.
(10737 views)

Principles of Drug Addiction TreatmentPrinciples of Drug Addiction Treatment
by Alan I. Leshner - Diane Pub. Co. , 1999
Decades of research and clinical practice have yielded a variety of effective approaches to drug addiction treatment. To share the results of this extensive body of research, the National Institute on Drug Abuse prepared this guide.
(7861 views)

First AidFirst Aid
- Wikibooks , 2007
The book covers all topics required for a standard first aid course: primary assessment and CPR, legal aspects of first aid, circulatory emergencies, respiratory emergencies, internal injuries, chest injuries and internal bleeding, burns, seizures.
(22050 views)

Health, United States, 2007 With Chartbook on Trends in the Health of AmericansHealth, United States, 2007 With Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans
- National Center for Health Statistics , 2008
The 31st report on the health status of the Nation, submitted by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. It presents national trends in health statistics and includes summaries, highlights, tables, chartbooks, and appendixes.
(10953 views)