Freshwater Aquariums for Dummies

Maddy Hargrove - 2006
    This friendly guide answers all your questions, from setting up your tank and selecting fish to the water, chemicals, plants, and much more. There's also expanded guidance on combining different species of fish, maintaining a tank, cleaning gravel, and dealing with common problems such as algae. Discover how to * Choose the right aquarium * Select the best fish * Get good deals on equipment * Maintain a clean, healthy environment * Handle tank pitfalls * Breed your fish

Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics

Roger Walker - 1995
    It covers treatment of common diseases as well as other medical, therapeutic and patient related issues. Written by both pharmacists and clinicians to reflect a team approach, it offers an in-depth analysis of drug therapy in the treatment of disease, relying on input from the pharmacist as a member of the team in hospital and community settings. Information is easy to locate in a logical format organized primarily by systems and disorders.A logical organization and format for each chapter provides consistent features including key points, epidemiology, aetiology, disease, clinical manifestations, investigations and treatment, drugs used in treatment.Convenient tables and boxes highlight supplementary information in the text such as risk factors and dietary guidelines.All chapters close with an evidence-based practice box and case studies that solidify applications of chapter content.More up-to-date information is provided on: rational antibiotic prescribing and the institution of policies; advances in therapy for chronic renal failure and transplants; changes in asthma treatment; and new drugs for epilepsy and Parkinson's.The neurology section has been expanded to include a new chapter on multiple sclerosis, dementia and Alzheimer's disease, and treatment.More information has been added related to infertility treatment and menopause.New two-color illustrations make the text more readable and accessible.A greater emphasis on treatment of the patient rather than the diagnosis reflects a shift in focus toward patient-centered care.

Katzung & Trevor's Pharmacology Examination & Board Review (Mc Graw Hill Specialty Board Review)

Anthony J. Trevor - 1990
    The latest version is far superior, both in content and presentation, to previous versions. I give it my highest recommendation."--"Doody's Review Service"From the authors of "Basic and Clinical Pharmacology," the leading pharmacology textbook, here is the newest edition of the best review book available for medical pharmacology course exams and board examinations. This skill-building guide comes with over 1000 review questions and answers -- far more than most other pharmacology reviews -- and a chapter-based approach that facilitates use with course notes or larger texts. Features: A new full-color presentation Organized to reflect course syllabi, focusing on the clinical use and pharmacology of drug categories, rather than individual drugs Two complete practice exams A valuable appendix of test-taking strategies Chapters that include valuable learning aids such as: --Short discussion of the major concepts that underlie basic principles or drug groups--Explanatory figures and tables--Review questions followed by answers and explanations--Drug Trees in drug-oriented chapters that visually organize drug groups--A list of high-yield terms and definitions you need to know Skill Keeper questions that prompt you to review previous material to understand links between related topics A checklist of tasks you should be able to do, once you have finished the chapter Summary Tables that list the important drugs and include key information about their mechanisms of action, effects, clinical uses, pharmacokinetics, drug interactions, and toxicities

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2016

National Geographic Kids - 2015
    New features include a special section on animal friends; an updated "Fun and Games" chapter filled with all-new games, jokes, and comics; a new "Dino Myths Busted" feature; all new weird-but-true facts, crafts, and activities; a new special "15 Facts" feature in every chapter; updated reference material, and much more! And, this is the only kids' almanac with mobile media features that allow kids to access National Geographic videos, photo galleries, and games.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Pharmacotherapy Handbook

Barbara G. Wells - 1998
    Featuring a convenient alphabetized presentation, this handy guide utilizes text, tables, figures, and treatment algorithms to make important drug data readily accessible and easily understood.The consistent chapter organization consists of:- Disease state definition- Concise review of relevant pathophysiology- Clinical presentation- Diagnosis- Treatment- Evaluation of Therapeutic OutcomesAppendices include Allergic and Pseudoallergic Drug Reactions, Geriatrics, Drug-Induced Hematologic Disorders, Drug-Induced Liver Disease, Drug-Induced Pulmonary Disease, Drug-Induced Kidney Disease.You will find this to be the ideal carry-anywhere companion to Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, Tenth Edition by Joseph DiPiro, et al

Kids Animal Books: 17 Real Animal Photos With Interesting Fun Facts; Guess The Animal

Selena Dale - 2014
    This book is just a short teaser to introduce you to the series. In this series I try to focus on younger readers who still need that visual content to help in understanding what they are reading.These Kids Animal Books are targeted at 3 year olds and upwards and are designed to be read with a parent or guardian. Questions and answers within the book will keep your child focused. The book series has a simple layout so your child can follow along while reading or being read to.As you can see, I have added as much learning information as possible without making the whole thing seem overwhelming.As well as learning about animals there is number learning too. At the top of each page I have included the number of the page written in letters and as a number.Book Section Numbers Each section starts off with a number at the top of the page. The number is written in letter form and in number form. This will help your child understand how to recognize numbers in both forms.Fun Animal Silhouette Images Below the section numbers are the fun silhouette images. With the Guess and Learn books you and your child can have fun looking at images of animal silhouettes and guessing what animal it is.There will be a short list of answers to choose from and on the next page the real animal will be revealed. There will also be some short fun facts to read through for each.Real Animal PhotosOnce your child has chosen their answer you flick over to the next page to see if it is the correct answer.The image on this page is now a REAL photo of the animal. Now your child can see what that particular animal looks like in real life.Kids Animal Books Guess and Learn SeriesThe Guess and Learn series are a fun collection of interactive learning books that are fun to read anytime, including bedtime.Your child can look at the interesting animal shapes and then guess the name or type of animal it is. Flip over to the next page where the answer is as well as a real photo of that particular animal and a list of fun facts. This book is fully illustrated and has simple blocks of text that will make learning fun for your child Your child will be learning in a relaxed and fun way.The following animals featured are: Bear Cat Crab Cat Duck Elephant Goldfish Frog Giraffe Kangaroo Lion Monkey Penguin Rabbit Rhinoceros Shark Vulture Whale Fun while learning! This book is part of a series called, "Guess and Learn" all of which are great for bedtime reading. Collect the series! Don’t forget your free gifts!

Saunders Veterinary Anatomy Coloring Book

Baljit Singh - 2010
    The coloring book helps you memorize the anatomy content you need to know in both veterinary medicine and veterinary technology and gives you a fun way to review the information you have studied. All illustrations in the book are suitable for coloring and are of the highest quality, created by expert medical illustrators.Organized by body region, the book is divided into sections devoted to the head and neck; neck, back, and vertebral column; thorax; abdomen; pelvis; forlimb; and hindlimb.Numbered lead lines clearly identify structures to be colored and correspond to a numbered list beneath the illustration so you can easily visualize the veterinary anatomy. Plus, you can create your own color code using the numbered boxes provided for each illustration.Comprehensive veterinary anatomy coverage helps you reinforce your understanding of canine, feline, equine, porcine, ruminants, and avian anatomy.High quality illustrations make it easy for you to color in each anatomic region and review anatomic details.Self-study format provides a fun and interactive way to prepare for exams throughout your veterinary courses.Part of Elsevier's complete veterinary anatomy learning system, integrating core anatomy knowledge, engaging review, hands-on practice, and clinical application to give you a solid foundation for success!

Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook

Donald C. Plumb - 1994
    Newly revised, this edition of the handbook includes more than 50 new monographs with a list of synonyms at the end of each monograph, a revised insulin monograph, an expanded ophthalmology section and new headings for reproductive/nursing safety.

Catwise: America's Favorite Cat Expert Answers Your Cat Behavior Questions

Pam Johnson-Bennett - 2016
    Cat) answers the 150 questions most often asked by puzzled cat owners. Even those of us who have lived with and loved our cats for decades are constantly stymied by their seemingly inexplicable acts, or have questions about why they do what they do and where they do it, and how we can get them to not do it. Here, in one complete authoritative guide, those elusive mysteries are solved. Why does my cat lick my hair? Why does the cat only want attention when I'm on the phone? How can I introduce my cat to my new dog? How can I get my cat to like my new husbandNo one knows cats like Pam Johnson Bennett, whose pioneering thirty-year career as a cat behavior consultant has changed the way cat owners and experts alike view cats. Her books are bibles, but her fans and owners still flood her website and social media platforms with questions on topics that perplex them. Catwise combines the questions that come up most often with answers to help you solve your cat's behavior problems (or head them off before they start), or simply improve the relationship you have with your cat.


Joseph T. DiPiro - 1988
    Now in its sixth edition, this classic text continues its long-standing tradition of offering unparalleled guidance in the development of pharmaceutical care plans. The book provides a unique process of thinking about pharmacotherapy the process which uses evidence-based approaches to the drug treatment of diseases. Features: *FREE Online Resource Center for professors and students - study materials, web chapters, questions and answers, and updates *NEW Key Concepts begin each chapter *Excellent use of algorithms, tables, and charts - provides clear recommendations *"Clinical Controversies" in the treatment sections of disease-oriented chapters

How Data Science Is Transforming Health Care

Mike Loukides - 2012

Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs: Care/Facilities/Management/Breed Selection

Kelly Klober - 1997
    Providing all the information a small-scale pig farmer needs, this comprehensive guide covers breed selection, housing, humane handling, butchering, disease management, and more. Stressing the importance of sustainable and environmentally friendly farming practices, Kelly Klober provides expert tips on making your hog operation more efficient and profitable. Storey’s Guide to Raising Pigs will give beginners the confidence they need to succeed, while inspiring experienced farmers to try new techniques and experiment with new breeds.

The Tarantula Keeper's Guide

Stanley A. Schultz - 1985
    The book opens with a detailed description of the tarantula's origins, anatomy, and physiology. Comprehensive information on care, housing, and feeding is provided for all who want to keep one or more tarantulas as pets or for scientific research. And for those who prefer to do it themselves, there is even advice on where and how to capture a tarantula in the wild! Extensive tables classify tarantulas according to classes, orders, families, and subfamilies. Still another table outlines measures one should take in the event of a tarantula bite--though in many cases a bite is little more than a passing annoyance. Dozens of color photos and scientifically accurate drawings illustrate virtually everything the reader needs to know about these exotic creatures.

The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors

Richard Crossley - 2012
    Experienced birders use the most easily observed and consistent characteristics--size, shape, behavior, probability, and general color patterns. The book's 101 scenes--including thirty-five double-page layouts--provide a complete picture of how these features are all related. Even the effects of lighting and other real-world conditions are illustrated and explained. Detailed and succinct accounts from two of North America's foremost raptor experts, Jerry Liguori and Brian Sullivan, stress the key identification features. This complete picture allows everyone from beginner to expert to understand and enjoy what he or she sees in the field. The mystique of bird identification is eliminated, allowing even novice birders to identify raptors quickly and simply.Comprehensive and authoritative, the book covers all thirty-four of North America's diurnal raptor species (all species except owls). Each species is featured in stunning color plates that show males and females, in a full spectrum of ages and color variants, depicted near and far, in flight and at rest, and from multiple angles, all caught in their typical habitats. There are also comparative, multispecies scenes and mystery photographs that allow readers to test their identification skills, along with answers and full explanations in the back of the book. In addition, the book features an introduction, and thirty-four color maps accompany the plates.Whether you are a novice or an expert, this one-of-a-kind guide will show you an entirely new way to look at these spectacular birds.The most complete guide to North American raptors, written by some of the foremost experts The first raptor guide using Richard Crossley's acclaimed, innovative composite images that show birds as they actually appear in the field 101 stunning color plates--including thirty-five double-page layouts--composed from thousands of photographs Comparative, multispecies plates and photos of mystery species that allow readers to test their growing identification skills Complete with introduction, 34 color maps, and detailed species accounts

Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia

Richard Walker - 2002
    This is the first substantial human body encyclopedia aimed at young children, and it entertains and excites, while putting all key information at the reader's fingertips. Employing a dynamic visual approach, HUMAN BODY: A VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA explains how the body works through pictures, making the subject matter accessible and intuitive to readers of all ages. The accompanying text is simple and lively and packed with amazing facts and surprising stories that appeal to curious minds.All new material.Book Features:*Features stunning 3-D imagery of body systems and organs