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    Just Published: Principles of Research Design and Drug Literature Evaluation

    Posted by Tory Jones on Mar 25, 2014 8:01:51 AM

    Ideal for professional pharmacy students, pharmacy residents, research fellows, practitioners and clinical researchers, Principles of Research Design and Drug Literature Evaluation provides a balanced approach covering critical elements of clinical research, biostatistical principles, and scientific literature evaluation techniques for evidence-based medicine.

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    Topics: Health, health administration, health professionals, Health Professions, Health Science, New text, Pharmacy, Medication, medication, Pharmaceutical sciences, allied health professional, Drug Literature Evaluation

    Just Published: Introduction to Diagnostic Microbiology for the Laboratory Sciences

    Posted by Tory Jones on Mar 21, 2014 11:15:59 AM

    As an aspiring medical laboratory technician, Introduction to Diagnostic Microbiology for the Laboratory Sciences is the all-in-one resource necessary for you to develop a foundation in microbiology.  A must-have text for students as well as a helpful reference for practitioners, it reviews the microorganisms most commonly encountered in clinical settings and clearly explains basic laboratory procedures.

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    Topics: allied health, Health, microbiology, health administration, Health Administration, health professionals, Health Professions, Health Science, New Text, New text, Laboratory Sciences, allied health professional, Diagnostic Microbiology

    JBL Launches NEW Engaging Online Courseware - Navigate Nutrition

    Posted by admin on Nov 7, 2011 1:43:11 PM

    Navigate Nutrition is an easy-to-use, stable, and service-supported online learning platform that seamlessly combines authoritative textbook content with interactive activities, outcomes-based assessments, and robust reporting tools that enable instructors to track real-time student progress.

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    Topics: Health Science, navigate, New text, nutrition, Online Learning, nutrition

    Expert Aims to Prevent Sudden Death in Sport

    Posted by admin on Apr 6, 2011 11:30:07 AM

    "On August 8, 1985, somewhere between 11:00 and 11:10 p.m. EST, the path of my life unfurled in front of me. I have nearly no memory of approximately 6 hours of my life, while I was in a coma, due to the severe exertional heat stroke."

    In the foreword to the groundbreaking new text, Preventing Sudden Death in Sport and Physical Activity, Doug Casa tells the amazing story behind his quest to prevent sudden death in sport.

    The Confluence of Conspiring Factors

    Kent Scriber, EdD, ATC, PT
    Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences
    Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

    "Almost every year since the early 1980s, I have served as a volunteer athletic trainer for the New York State Empire State Games (ESG). These annual Games, generally held in late July, serve as a statewide Olympic-type event for several thousand amateur athletes. I was assigned as the head athletic trainer for Athletics (track and field) during the 1985 Empire State Games that were held in Buffalo, New York. Although this was quite some time ago, I vividly recall a frightening life-threatening scenario that has had a tremendous impact on me in many ways.

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    Topics: New Text, New text, preventative measures, Sports, sports

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