Book 1

The Crucial Principles in Care of the Knee

The Crucial Principles in Care of the Knee

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2021

Written by internationally eminent authorities in sports medicine and knee surgery, this book thoroughly describes and illustrates the key principles in the diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of knee disorders. The information on surgical procedures, outcomes, and complications is evidence-based and documented from a database of over 15,000 cases. Coverage includes detailed descriptions and illustrations of three new surgical procedures—microfracture for chondral injuries,...

Essentials of Polygraph and Polygraph Testing

Essentials of Polygraph and Polygraph Testing

CRC Press. 2016

Throughout history, there has been an intrinsic need for humans to detect deception in other humans. Developed in 1923, the polygraph machine was a tool designed to do just this. To date, there have been many improvements made to the basic polygraph instrument. This book outlines the instrumentation as well as the latest in questioning techniques and methods available to the professional interviewer to determine truth from deception. The book covers psychology and physiology, a history of...

Tempests, Poxes, Predators, and People

Tempests, Poxes, Predators, and People

Oxford University Press. 2015

Although scientists have discovered many fundamental physiological and behavioral mechanisms that comprise the stress response, most of current knowledge is based on laboratory experiments using domesticated or captive animals. Scientists are only beginning, however, to understand how stress impacts wild animals - by studying the nature of the stressful stimuli that animals in their natural environments have adapted to for survival, and what the mechanisms that allow that survival might be....

Physiology and Anatomy for Nurses and Healthcare Practitioners

Physiology and Anatomy for Nurses and Healthcare Practitioners

CRC Press. 2009

The third edition of Physiology and Anatomy for Nurses and Healthcare Practitioners: A homeostatic approach presents homeostasis as a dynamic concept that provides the basis for understanding health and well-being. It recognises how failure to respond to homeostatic disturbances results in imbalances responsible for signs and symptoms of ill-health, and describes how healthcare interventions seek to reverse those imbalances. Accompanied by colour illustrations and a description of related...

Environmental Science

Environmental Science

Jones & Bartlett Learning. 2021

Completely updated, the seventh edition of 'Environmental Science' enlightens students on the fundamental causes of the current environmental crisis and offers ideas on how we, as a global community, can create a sustainable future.