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Psychology in India, Volume 4

Psychology in India, Volume 4

By: Girishwar Misra

Publisher: Pearson India

Publication Date: 16-AUG-2010

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Psychology in India Volume IV: Theoretical and Methodological Developments is part of the periodic surveys in the major disciplines of the social sciences to assess disciplinary developments and to identify gaps in researches conducted by The Indian Council of Social Science Research. Six essays cover appraisal of the methodological developments in psychological research, efforts towards developing indigenous perspectives in psychology etc. Also psychoanalytic contributions, concerns of gender in psychological research, and some other critical perspectives are also discussed. ...

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Psychology in India, Volume 3

Psychology in India, Volume 3

By: Girishwar Misra

Publisher: Pearson India

Publication Date: 12-SEP-2010

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Psychology in India Volume 3: Clinical and Health Psychology is part of the periodic surveys in the major disciplines of the social sciences to assess disciplinary developments and to identify gaps in research conducted by The Indian Council of Social Science Research. This volume comprises six original essays. It deals with the broad domain of disciplinary developments in the areas of clinical psychology and health psychology and explains developments, applications, analysis; psychology; geropsychology in India and the significant trends. ...

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Clinical Technologies

Clinical Technologies

By: Information Resources Management Association

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2011

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Modern technological advances in medicine are not restricted to treatments, but rather have revolutionized the entire application of healthcare from finding a doctor to executing a treatment. Clinical Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications provides an exhaustive chronicling of these changes through the compiled research of hundreds of scholars. This multi-volume book delves into the many applications of information technology ranging from digitizing patient records to high-performance computing, to medical imaging and diagnostic technologies. Technological advancements...

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Risk-Based Monitoring and Fraud Detection in Clinical Trials Using JMP and SAS

Risk-Based Monitoring and Fraud Detection in Clinical Trials Using JMP and SAS

By: Richard C. Zink

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2014

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Improve efficiency while reducing costs in clinical trials with centralized monitoring techniques using JMP and SAS. International guidelines recommend that clinical trial data should be actively reviewed or monitored; the well-being of trial participants and the validity and integrity of the final analysis results are at stake. Traditional interpretation of this guidance for pharmaceutical trials has led to extensive on-site monitoring, including 100% source data verification. On-site review is time consuming, expensive (estimated at up to a third of the cost of a clinical trial), prone...

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Cloud Computing Applications for Quality Health Care Delivery

Cloud Computing Applications for Quality Health Care Delivery

By: Anastasius Moumtzoglou; Anastasia Kastania

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2014

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Software applications once held on local computers and servers are beginning to shift to the public Internet sphere, and private health information is no exception. The likelihood of placing once restricted and private health records “in the cloud” is increasing. Cloud Computing Applications for Quality Health Care Delivery focuses on cloud technologies that could affect quality in the healthcare field. Leading experts in this area offer their knowledge and contribute to the demystification of healthcare in the Cloud. This publication will prove to be a useful tool for undergraduate and...

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Enhancing the Human Experience through Assistive Technologies and E-Accessibility

Enhancing the Human Experience through Assistive Technologies and E-Accessibility

By: Christos Kouroupetroglou

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2014

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Information Communication Technologies (ICT) have become an increasingly prevalent part of everyday life. Today, there are many cases in which ICT assist the elderly and people with disabilities to complete tasks once thought impossible. Enhancing the Human Experience through Assistive Technologies and E-Accessibility discusses trends in ICT in relation to assistive technologies and their impact on everyday tasks for those with disabilities. This reference work provides different perspectives on upcoming technologies and their impact on e-accessibility and e-inclusion, essential topics for...

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Foods, Nutrients and Food Ingredients with Authorised EU Health Claims

Foods, Nutrients and Food Ingredients with Authorised EU Health Claims

By: Michele Jeanne Sadler

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

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Foods, Nutrients and Food Ingredients with Authorised EU Health Claims provides an overview of how health claims are regulated in the EU as well as detailed scientific and regulatory information about permitted health claims for particular types of foods and ingredients. Part one provides a background to the regulation of health claims in Europe. Part two focuses on authorised disease risk reduction claims, claims relating to children’s development and health and proprietary claims. Part three sets out ingredients with permitted ‘general function’ claims, including choline,...

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NCLEX-PN® Exam Cram, Fourth Edition

NCLEX-PN® Exam Cram, Fourth Edition

By: Wilda Rinehart Gardner; Diann Sloan; Clara Hurd

Publisher: Pearson Certification

Publication Date: 29-MAY-2014

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This is the eBook version of the print title. The eBook edition does not provide access to the test engine and practice test that accompanies the print book. “The book offers a quick ‘cram’ approach to the NCLEX that is very user-friendly and not time-intensive. The overall approach is very learner-centered and the content is well-paced.” —Catherine Dearman, R.N., Ph.D. Covers exactly what you need to know to score higher on your NCLEX-PN® exam 445 sample test questions help you gain confidence and decide when you’re ready to take the actual exam Includes the popular...

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Handbook of Research on Developments in E-Health and Telemedicine

Handbook of Research on Developments in E-Health and Telemedicine

By: Maria Cruz-Cunha; Antonio J. Tavares; Ricardo Simoes

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2009

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The Internet is continuously creating new opportunities and challenges useful to the healthcare information technology industry. The Handbook of Research on Developments in E-Health and Telemedicine: Technological and Social Perspectives addresses the main issues, challenges, opportunities, and trends related to the cutting-edge fields of online health and medical study. This significant compilation disseminates the latest findings in this growing area of research in order to transform, both socially and technologically, the way we live and deliver services....

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Blood pressure

Blood pressure

By: Infinite Ideas; Dr Rob Hicks

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 12-DEC-2011

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High blood pressure affects nearly one in three women and two in five men, and is a major contributor to strokes and heart disease. But how much do we really know and understand about the causes of high blood pressure and what can be done to control it? With the perfect mixture of medical and practical advice, Dr Rob Hicks' Blood pressure helps you to understand the problems and recognise the dangers, while also offering techniques to ensure that you stay on top of hypertension. ...

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From Science 2.0 to Pharma 3.0

From Science 2.0 to Pharma 3.0

By: Hervé Basset; David Stuart; Denise Silber

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2012

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Science 2.0 uses the resources of Web 2.0 to communicate between scientists, and with the general public. Web 3.0, in turn, has brought disruptive technologies such as semantic search, cloud computing and mobile applications into play. The term Pharma 3.0 anticipates the future relationship between drug makers and doctors with their patients in light of such technology. From Science 2.0 to Pharma 3.0 examines these developments, discussing the best and worst of Web 2.0 in science communication and health. Successes such as the Open Access phenomena and also less successful networks are...

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Patently Innovative

Patently Innovative

By: R Bouchard

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 02-JAN-2012

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Patently innovative provides a review of the importance of traditional patent law and emerging linkage regulations for pharmaceutical products on the global stage, with a focus on the linkage regime in Canada. The primary focus is on how innovation in the pharmaceutical sector can be strongly regulated and how government regulation can either stimulate or inhibit development of breakthrough products. Includes empirical research to relate innovation to drug law A multidisciplinary approach is taken, including the intersection of IP (intellectual property) law, drug law and innovation ...

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Wi-Fi Enabled Healthcare

Wi-Fi Enabled Healthcare

By: Ali Youssef; II, McDonald; Jon Linton; Bob Zemke; Aaron Earle

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 19-FEB-2014

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Focusing on the recent proliferation of Wi-Fi in hospital systems, this book explains how Wi-Fi is transforming clinical work flows and infusing new life into the types of mobile devices being implemented in hospitals. Drawing on years of consulting with hospitals in the US and abroad, and with first-hand experiences from one of the largest healthcare systems in the United States, it covers the key areas associated with wireless network design, security, and support. Reporting on cutting-edge developments and emerging standards in Wi-Fi technologies, the book explores security implications...

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Biopharmaceutical Supply Chains: Distribution, Regulatory, Systems and Structural Changes Ahead

Biopharmaceutical Supply Chains: Distribution, Regulatory, Systems and Structural Changes Ahead

By: Robert Handfield

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 06-JUN-2012

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The global pharmaceutical industry has been subjected to many challenges in the last decade, including more blockbuster drugs reaching the end of their patent life, increased regulation, pricing pressure, channel pressure, counterfeiting, and challenges in clinical trials management. This book covers the major themes and changes in the biopharmaceutical supply chain. It provides an overview of the key challenges and discusses how leading biopharma companies are dealing with these challenges. Bringing together leading researchers and industry executives, it is a must-read for those who want...

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Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance

By: G Welty

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2013

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Quality assurance is necessary to maintain quality and services in the pharmaceutical and life science industries. Quality assurance demonstrates that the logic and practice of problem solving can integrate both program efficacy and regulatory compliance. This title is divided into three parts; the first part discusses the process by which a problem in regulated industry is identified, for example a manufacturing deviation that leads to an adulterated drug product, and reviews the decision-making steps involved in remedying the problem. The second part delves into the staff training...

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The Funding of Biopharmaceutical Research and Development

The Funding of Biopharmaceutical Research and Development

By: D. R. Williams

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2013

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The funding of biopharmaceutical research and development provides a comprehensive critical review of the funding of research and development (R&D) in the human biopharmaceutical market sector. It addresses both private and public funding sources available in the US and internationally. The biopharmaceutical market is among the most research-intensive market sectors globally. Clinical researchers face a multitude of public and private funding options with respect to bringing their idea or innovation to market. These funding options are continually changing and complex, and are expected to...

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Applied Medical Image Processing, Second Edition: A Basic Course

Applied Medical Image Processing, Second Edition: A Basic Course

By: Wolfgang Birkfellner

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Publication Date: 06-MAR-2014

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Avoiding excessive mathematical formalisms, this second edition of a bestseller delivers an ideal introduction to medical image processing, presenting key principles and algorithms using simple MATLAB® Octave scripts. It not only discusses data storage, transformations, segmentation, rendering, registration, and reconstruction, but also contains a chapter on clinical applications and an image-guided therapy tutorial. Including examples from radiology, internal medicine, surgery, and radiation therapy, the text is beneficial to students of medical physics, biomedical engineering, computer...

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The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen: Leadership for a Continuously Learning and Improving Organization

The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen: Leadership for a Continuously Learning and Improving Organization

By: Mark Graban; Joseph Swartz

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 21-AUG-2013

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Delivering an accessible introduction to Kaizen principles, this volume is for hospital and medical organization leaders who want to engage every employee and physician in ongoing daily continuous improvement benefitting patients, staff, and the long-term good of the organization. Specifically written for senior leaders and managers who need to understand the power of this core Lean methodology, the book explains the practical actions that are required to create a lasting Kaizen culture in a healthcare system. ...

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Analysis of Complex Diseases: A Mathematical Perspective

Analysis of Complex Diseases: A Mathematical Perspective

By: PhD, Wang

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 18-DEC-2013

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Focusing on diseases related to cellular energy metabolism, such as cancer and diabetes, this book presents a holistic perspective for illuminating the molecular mechanisms of these diseases and the evolutionary underpinning of their simultaneous epidemics. It demonstrates the importance of physical thinking and mathematical analysis in understanding complex systems. Taking an interdisciplinary look at this translational subject, the book explains how mathematical modeling and analysis are critical to the future of diagnostics and therapeutics in medicine. ...

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Image Analysis and Modeling in Ophthalmology

Image Analysis and Modeling in Ophthalmology

By: Eddie Ng; U. Acharya; Jasjit Suri; Aurelio Campilho

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2014

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Successful thermal modeling of the human eye helps in the early diagnosis of eye abnormalities such as inflammation, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma—all leading causes of blindness. This book presents a unified work of eye imaging and modeling techniques that have been proposed and applied to ophthalmologic problems. It delves into various morphological, texture, higher order spectra, and wavelet transformation techniques used to extract important diagnostic features from images, which can then be analyzed by a data scientist for automated diagnosis. ...