Healthcare Administrators

Nutrition, Health, and Disease: A Guide for Modern Living

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$49.95
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$29.95
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07/07/2017

Kaufui Vincent Wong

A Guide to Modern Living is an essential read for everyone. Nutrition is so tightly linked to the environment, which is rapidly deteriorating from contaminants, etc., mainly due to human activity. The author’s objectives in this series of books is to help educate those who are unaware of how critical our food choices are, and how detrimental it can be to our health when we don’t eat properly—specifically the link between poor nutrition and chronic disease.

Nutrition, Health, and Disease: A Public Health Link

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07/07/2017

Kaufui Vincent Wong

Currently, with so many commercial food companies selling ready-to-eat foods for the busy professional, nutrition science may be pushed to the wayside. For most of us, guidance is essential. This book is about the more logical and better substantiated nutritional practices and juried literature around the world, and its impact on health and disease.

The monograph is appropriate for use in a nutritional or an epidemiology course as well as for anyone who wants to better their own nutritional choices, their health, or lower their risk for certain diseases.

Nutrition, Health, and Disease: A Holistic View

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07/07/2017

Kaufui Vincent Wong

The association between nutrition and health and many diseases comes from the Chinese holistic view of the human health. This book is about the crucial and sometimes confusing role of nutrition in relation to human health and diseases.

This book, the second in a mini-series, will be suitable for a nutritional or an epidemiology course, as well as for people who wish to take back control of their nutrition and health (rather than staying surrendered to the whims of the food industry).

Infectious Human Diseases: Bacteria and Viruses

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05/02/2017

Mary E. Miller

Infectious diseases caused by bacteria and viruses exist in many forms and significantly affect human health. The sources of infectious diseases are vast, but in most cases arise from infectious microorganism such as bacteria or viruses that are able to establish growth or replication in humans, harming specific systems of the human body. This book introduces the reader to the basic differences between bacteria and viruses, particularly focusing on structures that contribute to the infectious properties of the microorganism.

Huntington’s Disease: The Singer Must Dance

Hunington's
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04/08/2017

Todd T. Eckdahl

This book describes Huntington’s disease (HD), a rare neurodegenerative genetic disorder that causes a triad of motor, cognitive, and psychiatric/behavioral symptoms and affects about 6 in 100,000 people worldwide. Although the age of onset of HD symptoms is usually 30 to 50 years, a rare juvenileonset form of HD also occurs. The autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance followed by HD is illustrated in the book with pedigree scenarios.

Auto-Immunity Attacks the Body: Autoimmune Disease

Auto-Immunity Attacks the Body: Autoimmune Disease
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03/07/2017

Mary E. Miller

The human body is protected in critical ways as our immune system provides protection from a broad spectrum of infections and injuries. Unfortunately, in some individuals, their immune system targets components of their own bodies, causing autoimmune disease. Many different types of autoimmune diseases exist, each presenting unique symptoms depending on the body system that is damaged. It is not clear what triggers the progression from normal immune reactivity to autoimmune disease, though both environmental and genetic factors are thought to contribute.

Sickle Cell Disease: The Evil Spirit of Misshapen Hemoglobin

Sickle Cell Disease
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01/14/2017

Todd T. Eckdahl

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common genetic blood disorder in the world. Millions of people in the world have SCD and about 300,000 babies are born with it each year. Readers will learn about the major symptoms of SCD, including chronic anemia, delayed growth, spleen dysfunction, opportunistic infections, vision loss, leg ulcers, stroke, and heart problems. The book explains how the primary cause of SCD is a gene mutation that causes hemoglobin to polymerize in red blood cells, making them adopt an abnormal sickle shape.

Little Book of Healthcare Marketing: Helping Clinics and Practitioners Build Brand and a Thriving Practice

Little Book of Healthcare Marketing
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08/31/2016

Drew Stevens

Medical marketing is something not thought of by physicians. Yet, it is the most important business aspect of the practice. If there is no marketing then there are no patients. When there is an empty waiting room due to poor marketing; the practice struggles. This book is designed to help physicians understand the importance of effective, targeted marketing in order to build relationships and attract new clients.

Genetic Diseases or Conditions: Cystic Fibrosis, The Salty Kiss

Genetic Diseases or Conditions
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07/14/2016

Todd T. Eckdahl

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the most common genetic diseases, affecting about 70,000 people throughout the world, with over 1,000 new cases diagnosed each year. This book describes the symptoms of CF including lung disease, digestive problems, pancreatic insufficiency, liver disease, intestinal obstruction, and infertility. It explains how CF is caused by mutations in the CFTR gene encoding a protein ion channel that maintains the balance of salt and water in the lungs and other organs.

Practice Management for Healthcare Professionals

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09/14/2015

Drew Stevens

Healthcare is one field that remains a growing industry according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor. As the youngest baby boomers continue to ascent in age the need to employ qualified health care personnel to both prevent and treat medical issues increases. BLS suggests that there will be substantial growth in the healthcare field from practitioners to operations personnel including administration and technology.

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