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Online Health Surfing

Author : Spencer D. Kroll
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The Internet has dramatically changed healthcare delivery by empowering the health care consumer to an unprecedented level. We are in a new era in which we can take responsibility for, and control of, our wellness and illnesses. Online Health Surfing will provide you with comprehensive information regarding the options available for researching Internet based health information. The sheer volume of information—there are now over 18,000 individual web sites offering health care information—is too overwhelming for the average individual to research. And most physicians are not computer-savvy and are also overwhelmed with the speed and volume of information that is disseminated on the Internet. After reading this book, you will feel comfortable turning to the web during an illness for health information. You will be able to integrate practical advice from experts regarding medical treatments into your health care and feel empowered to do so, by referencing information from quality sources when you discuss your health with your physician.

Surfing Health

Author : Joel Steinman
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Expert medical adviceTreatment of injuriesNutrition for surfersTHE BOOKSurfing & Health is a must for surfers and all health professionals related to this fantastic sport.Offering a fundamental and complete A to Z guide covering all major aspects of surfers' health, it offers expert medical advice on acute and chronic surfing injuries, including treatment, rehabilitation and preventative strategies based on PILATES core training exercises. This book includes topics on travelers' disease, hypothermia, skin cancer prevention, shark attacks and other marine animal accidents, women's surfing, and in-depth information on physical training, nutrition advice, psychological strategies to improve concentration and performance. The book also includes a first aid chapter for beach assessment and intervention

The Ocean and Coastal Conservation Guide 2005 2006

Author : David Helvarg
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The Ocean and Coastal Conservation Guide details more than 2,000 organizations and institutions that are working to understand, protect, and restore our ocean and coastal areas. For each entry, the book gives contact information including phone and fax numbers, email addresses, web addresses and a brief description of program areas of interest.

1996 Healthcare Internet Directory

Author : Scott Alan Stewart
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Contains more than 700 listings of health-related resources found on the Internet (in 1996) including tutorials, search tools, indexes of resources, directories, and instruction from health-related agencies, associations, hospitals, institutes, libraries, medical centers, medical schools, nursing schools, societies, and mailing lists. Subject areas include Allied Health, Dentistry, Diseases and Conditions, Education, Health Promotion, Medicine, Mental Health, Nursing, Public Health and more.

Surfer

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Surf Survival

Author : Andrew Nathanson
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Three expert physicians/surfers trained in emergency medicine, sports medicine, and family medicine explain everything you need to know to stay safe in the water. Whether you’re a novice or an expert, an SUPer or a bodyboarder, Surf Survival is the only book that every surfer must have in his or her backpack, car, and beach house. This practical handbook explains everything from how to reduce a shoulder dislocation to understanding waves and currents, from how to treat jellyfish stings to how to apply a tourniquet. Whether you are surfing a crowded beach in California or a remote island in Indonesia, be prepared to handle surfing-related emergencies from hypothermia and drowning to wound care and infections. Topics include: • Fitness for surfers • Prevention and rehabilitation of common overuse injuries • Wilderness first aid • Surviving the sun • Surf-travel medicine • Surviving big surf • SUP • Surfer's ear • And much, much more! Written by three expert physician surfers, packed with color photos and illustrations, this is the authoritative medical guide for surfers and watermen.

Health Promotion and Aging

Author : David Haber, PhD
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Praise for the fifth edition: I applaud Dr. Haber for addressing key concepts and issues in health promotion and aging, and making them accessible, respectful, mindful, and empowering. -Marilyn R. Gugliucci, PhD Director, Geriatrics Education and Research, University of New England Past President, AGHE David Haber has done it again! ...A must-have for students and faculty alike. -Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, FAAN Substantially revised and updated, the sixth edition of this classic text continues to define healthy aging by illustrating how to prevent disease and make large-scale improvements toward health and wellness. New to this edition is current information regarding the future of Medicare, Social Security, and the Affordable Care Act, information about the Healthy People 2020 initiative supported with examples, up-to-date and comprehensive medical screening recommendations, and an extensive review of new developments in complementary and alternative medicine, geriatric mental health, community health, and public health policy. A new section on technology and aging is also included, as well as an instructor's manual. The text synthesizes current research findings with practical applications, and includes detailed and updated descriptions of the author's own programs that have been recognized by the National Council on the Aging's Best Practices in Health Promotion and Aging. New to this Edition: Up-to-date coverage of the future of Medicare, Social Security, the Affordable Care Act, and the Healthy People 2020 initiative New section on technology and aging Current developments in complementary and alternative medicine New findings regarding geriatric physical and mental health and community health Current information about exercise, nutrition and weight management Updated information on public health policy Current trends in long-term care and end-of-life-care Updated sociodemographic trends Instructor's manual

Patient Centered E Health

Author : Wilson, E. Vance
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Presents the perspective of a distinct form of e-health that is patient-focused, patient-aware, patient-empowered, and patient-active. Addresses the special characteristics of the e-health domain through a user-centered design, providing foundational topics in areas such as patient-centered design methods, psychological aspects of online health communication, and e-health marketing.

Moon Surfing

Author : Nikki Harper
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Offers guidance on how to spot patterns in their moods and how to use lunar energies in their daily lives, from school and health to relationships and family.

Issues in Nursing by Specialty 2011 Edition

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Issues in Nursing by Specialty / 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Nursing by Specialty. The editors have built Issues in Nursing by Specialty: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Nursing by Specialty in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Nursing by Specialty: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Communication

Author : Gjyn O'Toole
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This text introduces health sciences students to the various interpersonal communication skills that are commonly used within health settings to establish relationships with clients and fellow professionals, and improve therapeutic outcomes. It focuses on developing self awareness and skills for use in health settings and covers the types of scenarios commonly encountered in health settings that are rarely covered in generic professional communication texts. Perspectives and examples are drawn from a wide range of health professions. The book includes activities that will enable students to reflect on their experiences and practice using the skills. Ancillary package including MCQs Scenarios Reflection questions Health professions focus Specific chapters on - communicating with indigenous peoples Culturally appropriate communication Reflective practice Self awareness

Encyclopedia of Associations

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Health as a Virtue

Author : Melanie L. Dobson
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How are we to care for our bodies and our health as part of faithful Christian living? Melanie Dobson excavates from Thomas Aquinas an answer for how contemporary Christians might live well in the midst of a very sick culture. Through a close reading of Aquinas's Treatise on Habit, Dobson reveals that the moral practice of habit does indeed include health. Thomas's keen understanding of the human person and of human longings supports the book's argument for a practice of health that directs us deep into the heart of God. Field research with clergy and missionaries offers concrete examples of the implementation of habits of health as part of the life of Christian virtue. The stories from the Clergy Health Initiative and Word Made Flesh missionary organization exhibit transformations that ushered Christian leaders into deeper love of God, neighbor, and themselves. In the end, the theology of habits of health means that our quotidian care of our bodies is not only faithful, but directs us into a life of flourishing.

Surfing Indonesia

Author : Leonard Lueras
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Surfing Indonesia: A Search for the World's Most Perfect Waves is a guidebook to surfing at some of the most incredible surfing destinations in the world. Explore the history of Indonesia surfing and gain some insight from surfers alike. Surfing Indonesia takes you on a safari, an ultimate surfers dream; from the huge island of Sumatra in the west and Indonesia's "Far East" through Java, Bali, and Lombok Sumbawa. Detailed maps of important surfing sites Insightful essays by surfers for surfers More than 120 action pumped photographs If you like surfing or you are an inspiring surfer; this book will help guide you through the tips and tricks of the sport, including travel advisories, medical precautions, and safety hazards signs. And of course the spectacular views and places to surf in Indonesia are will be made aware to you.

Medical and Health Information Directory

Author : Sonya D. Hill
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Let My People Go Surfing

Author : Yvon Chouinard
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Yvon Chouinard-legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc.-shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most respected and environmentally responsible companies on earth. From his youth as the son of a French Canadian blacksmith to the thrilling, ambitious climbing expeditions that inspired his innovative designs for the sport's equipment, Let My People Go Surfing is the story of a man who brought doing good and having grand adventures into the heart of his business life-a book that will deeply affect entrepreneurs and outdoor enthusiasts alike. A newly revised edition of Let My People Go Surfing is available now. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Medical and Health Information Directory

Author : Amanda Quick
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Medical and Health Information Directory

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E healthcare

Author : Douglas E. Goldstein
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E-healthcare focuses on the impact of the e-revolution in one important arena-health care. The convergence of computing, carriage, and content that support the e-revolution will profoundly change how we experience health care. The changes that will occur are inevitable. E-revolution changes, in how we experience health care, will occur because they enable the only viable long-term strategies that improve the quality of health care delivered while also reducing the costs of providing that care.

High Surf

Author : Tim Baker
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Inspiring stories from an eclectic cast of surfers 'tim Baker may well be the most brilliant and incisive surf writer working today, or on any givenday for the last twenty years.' worldprosurfers.com Leading surf journalist tim Baker has profiled the surfing world's most inspiring characters, encountered over two decades of surf writing, to highlight the life lessons and boundless inspiration to be gained from a lifestyle built around waveriding. From salty old surf legends to modern pro-surf stars, to surfers from all walks of life - writers, musicians, aid workers, ethicists - the common theme in all these surfers' lives is how their personal journeys have been shaped and informed by their experiences in the ocean. 'I think one of the most powerful outcomes of surfing is how it creates community and shared experiences across all sections of society. Surfing is a lingua franca of nature. Even dolphins and other sea creatures surf.' Vezen Wu, scientist 'Just the feeling of the water on you, diving and paddling, duck-diving your first wave, seeing a set come, turning around and stroking into it, that initial rush as you drop down the face, the jolts of acceleration as you go through the manoeuvres - there's nothing like it. the only thing that actually comes close to riding waves is sex.' Mark Richards, four-time world surfing champion 5% of author royalties from this book will be distributed to the following charities: Surf Aid International; Disabled Surfers Association; Life Rolls On; Surfers Healing; Surfrider Foundation