Author: Felix S. Chew
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2012-03-28
Written by an acknowledged master in the field, this succinct, focused, clinically oriented textbook presents the core knowledge base in musculoskeletal imaging necessary for radiology residents and practitioners. Major sections focus on trauma, tumors and tumor-like lesions, joint disease, and miscellaneous topics such as developmental and congenital conditions, metabolic, endocrine, and nutritional conditions, infection and marrow disease, postsurgical imaging, and interventional procedures. Emphasis is on understanding how abnormalities on images mirror the specific anatomic and pathophysiologic features of diseases. This Third Edition includes all modalities in current use, including plain film, ultrasound, PET-CT, and much more MRI than previous editions. The book includes over 900 images selected from the teaching files and clinical case material at leading medical centers.
Born with only one hand, Joan Tollifson grows up feeling different, finds identity as a bisexual lesbian and a disability rights activist, but also sinks into drug addiction and alcoholism. She embraces Zen Buddhism and then a very bare-bones spirituality that has no form. Bare-Bones Meditation reveals the inner process of the mind in a new way, and Tollifson's account is beautifully written--intense and from the heart. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Kathy Reichs
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2003-07-01
World-class forensic anthropologist and New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs explores international endangered species trafficking in this electrifying new thriller that brings Temperance Brennan back to her home base in North Carolina where several sets of bones, both human and animal, lead her on a terrifying hunt for a killer. It’s a summer of sizzling heat in Charlotte where Dr. Temperance Brennan, forensic anthropologist for the North Carolina medical examiner, looks forward to her first vacation in years. A romantic vacation. She’s almost out the door when the bones start appearing. A newborn’s charred remains turn up in a woodstove. The mother, Tamela Banks, hardly more than a child herself, has disappeared. Did she kill her infant, or is an innocent teenager also about to become a victim? A small plane crashes in a North Carolina cornfield on a sunny afternoon. Both pilot and passenger are burned beyond recognition. Was it pilot error? Something more sinister? And what is the mysterious black substance covering the bodies? Most puzzling of all are the bones discovered at a remote farm outside Charlotte. What has Tempe’s dog, Boyd, unearthed? The remains seem to be of animal origin, but Tempe is shocked when she gets them to her lab. With help from a special detective friend, Tempe must investigate a poignant and terrifying case that comes at the worst possible moment. Is it time for emotional commitment? Will she have the chance to find out? Everything must wait on the bones. What story do they tell? Why are the X-rays and DNA so perplexing? Who is trying to keep Tempe from the answers? Someone is following her. Someone is following Katy. That someone must be stopped before it’s too late. With the riveting authenticity that only world-class forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs can bring to her fiction, Bare Bones asks important questions and thrills us to its pulsating end. Fresh from the success of Grave Secrets, Reichs proves once again that she is the consummate crime-writing star.
Like the 14th-century surgeon in Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Dr. Augusto Sarmiento has a tale to tell. This book is both an interesting autobiographical story of a young immigrant doctor's rise to success in the United States and a critique of recent trends in American medicine by someone who is now a recognized authority in orthopaedic surgery. Educated in his native Colombia, Dr. Sarmiento immigrated to the United States not long after receiving his medical degree. His early years were difficult as he struggled to overcome the language barrier and often encountered prejudice regarding his medical training in Latin America. Feeling like an outsider for many years, he finally came to realize that his unorthodox perspective on medicine was an asset that could be used to make significant contributions to his specialty. He was among the pioneers who brought total hip replacement surgery to the United States, and his research improved the profession's understanding of the way fractures heal. In time he was elected president of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. As someone who has practiced medicine for almost fifty years on many levels he is profoundly disturbed by recent developments in the American healthcare scene. He is especially critical of the increasing control of education and research by the pharmaceutical industry, the unconscionable overuse of surgery by many practitioners in his field, and the "greed factor" that has saturated the medical profession. This modern surgeon's tale is both an inspirational story of how one man made a difference and a revealing critique of the ills affecting American medicine today.
Author: Alan M. Cvancara
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Release Date: 2003
Bare Bones Geology is a user-friendly book for those who desire some acquaintance with geology: not a technical overload, but a pleasurable introduction to how our Earth works and a bit about its extended past. The book is well-illustrated with 56 photographs and 8 drawings. Twenty-three chapters arrange within three parts: Eyeballing Landscapes, Practical Geology: Coping With Geologic Hazards, and Geology to Stir the Brain. Two chapters in the last part are Asking "Dumb" Questions in Geology and Answers, and Geological Puzzles: A Selection. The "Dumb" Questions chapter asks such questions as "Why are oceans salty" and "Did cave men ever slay a dinosaur?" Copyright 2003 Alan M. Cvancara.
Author: Stephen King
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Release Date: 1988-05
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
In a series of interviews, the acknowledged master of horror fiction reveals the creative source behind his stories, discussing his life, his career, and his philosophy on writing, and what he believes makes horror stories so popular
Author: Jim George
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Release Date: 2008-12-01
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
Bestselling author Jim George adapts his popular The Bare-Bones Bible Handbook (over 100,000 copies sold) for teens. This fast and friendly overview of every book of the Bible will inspire teens to explore the wisdom and truth of scripture as they discover: What is the major theme of each book of the Bible? What are the most important lessons for everyday life in each book? Who are the key characters, and what do they teach us? What are the key events in each book? This fascinating survey also includes sidebars geared to a teen's interests and life, giving them a solid foundation of knowledge about the most important book ever written. And Jim George's ability to make complex topics understandable will have readers referring to this resource again and again as their faith and wisdom grow throughout the years. A must for every youth group and leader.
Author: Jim George
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Release Date: 2014-01-01
The Bare Bones Bible® Handbook by bestselling author Jim George is the perfect resource for learning about the books of the Bible in short, fascinating overviews that include... The grand theme and main points of each book The key men and women of God and what you can learn from them The major events in Bible history and their significance Quick, simple, personal applications for spiritual growth and daily living Tips for improved personal study and a one-year Bible reading plan Each overview takes only 10 minutes to read and will enable you to master the books of the Bible more quickly. You'll find this a clear, practical, and fascinating guide well worth keeping next to your Bible at all times. Excellent for anyone who wants to understand and mine the riches of God's Word more deeply.
The Bare Bones of Advertising Print Design is an ideal handbook for beginning designers and students of advertising design/layout and desktop publishing. Robyn Blakeman dissects the creative process one piece at a time, giving a step-by-step guide to the use and design of advertising in both magazines and newspapers. This friendly, concise, and well-illustrated book is an invaluable resource that new designers and ad design students will refer to time and again for tips on creative and effective print ads.
Integrated marketing communication (IMC) focuses on communicators employing the correct message, being able to place it in the most appropriate media, and using the most advantageous communications approach. Advertising in today's economy crosses communication boundaries as well as societal and cultural norms, making accurate targeting, media selection, and consistency of message more critical than ever before. Marketing and advertising are no longer separate entities-they are the results of all parts working as a cohesive whole. Integrated marketing communicates using one tone-of-voice or message that is successfully delivered through multiple media and disciplines. The Bare Bones Introduction to Integrated Marketing Communication is an in-depth yet concise discussion of the business and structure of integrated marketing communication. This brief, inexpensive text focuses exclusively on introductory issues concerning IMC as both a communication device and as a profession. Robyn Blakeman's step-by-step approach offers an extensive and exclusive look into how agencies work, the areas of specialization that make up IMC, how advertising affects our lives, and the diverse arsenal of media options that give IMC its visual/verbal voice. Both integrated marketing and varied media vehicles are dissected-one topic at a time-creating an invaluable reference tool that students, professors, and small business people alike will refer to time and again for information on the field of advertising/integrated marketing communication.