Health, Family & Lifestyle Medical & Healthcare Practitioners Books

The Black Death: A History From Beginning to End (Pandemic History Book 1)

The Black DeathSweeping across the known world with unchecked devastation, the Black Death claimed between 75 million and 200 million lives in four short years. In this engaging and well-researched book, the trajectory of the plague’s march west across Eurasia and the cause of the great pandemic is thoroughly explored. Inside you will read about...✓ What was the Black Death?✓ A Short History of Pandemics✓ Chronology & Trajectory✓ Causes & Pathology✓ Medieval Theories & Disease Control✓ Black Death in Medieval Culture✓ ConsequencesFascinating insights into the medieval mind’s perception of the disease and examinations of contemporary accounts give a complete picture of what the world’s most effective killer meant to medieval society in particular and humanity in general.

How to Cope with Depression: Beat Depression and be Happy- The Ultimate Depression Cure Plan (living with depression, depression cure and beating depression. You can Be Happy Book 1)

Want to Beat Depression and Be Happy?Limited time only, get this Amazon bestseller for a discounted price. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device.You’re about to discover how you can beat depression, this book will give you proven techniques and strategies that will help you combat the chemical imbalance that causes you to feel and act the way you do.Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn...The symptoms of depression the different kinds of depression and causesHow to cope more effectivelyProven techniques to lessen or help you combat the symptoms of depressionWays to reprogram your mind to think more positivelyMuch, much more!Download your copy today!Take action today and download this book for a limited time discount!Tags: How to Cope with Depression, Beat Depression, Be happy, depression cure

Essay and report writing skills

Writing reports and assignments can be a daunting prospect. Learn how to interpret questions and how to plan, structure and write your assignment or report. This free course, Essay and report writing skills, is designed to help you develop the skills you need to write effectively for academic purposes.

Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting

Learn about the essential numerical skills required for accounting and bookkeeping. This free course, Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting, explains the fundamental rules of double-entry bookkeeping and how they are used to produce the balance sheet and the profit and loss account.

Nutrition: vitamins and minerals

This 10-hour free course, Nutrition: vitamins and minerals, looks at the two main groups of vitamins: the fat-soluble vitamins, A, D, E and K; and the water-soluble vitamins, the B group and vitamin C.

Anatomy and Physiology

Anatomy and Physiology is a dynamic textbook for the two-semester human anatomy and physiology course for life science and allied health majors. The book is organized by body system and covers standard scope and sequence requirements. Its lucid text, strategically constructed art, career features, and links to external learning tools address the critical teaching and learning challenges in the course. The web-based version of Anatomy and Physiology also features links to surgical videos, histology, and interactive diagrams.

English grammar in context

What are the differences between spoken and written English? Is use of grammar more or less complex than it appears? This free course, English grammar in context, looks at the way grammar can be used as a tool for adapting our communications (both written and spoken). This OpenLearn course will help you to see how language is intertwined with both describing a view of the world and interacting with others in that world.

Writing what you know

Do you want to improve your descriptive writing? This free course, Writing what you know, will help you to develop your perception of the world about you and enable you to see the familiar things in everyday life in a new light. You will also learn how authors use their own personal histories to form the basis of their work.

Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control

What should we eat before and after exercise? This free course, Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control, examines the importance of nutrition in physical activity, sport and weight management. The role that physical activity has alongside nutrition in controlling body weight will be discussed, as will considerations for pre-exercise and post-exercise nutrition and hydration.

Getting started on classical Latin

This free course, Getting started on classical Latin, has been developed in response to requests from learners who had had no contact with Latin before and who felt they would like to spend a little time preparing for the kind of learning that studying a classical language involves. The course will give you a taster of what is involved in the very early stages of learning Latin and will offer you the opportunity to put in some early practice.

Beginnersa?? Spanish: food and drink

Do you want to improve your language skills and communicate more easily and effectively in Spanish? This free course, Beginners’ Spanish: food and drink, focuses on buying and ordering food and drink at a restaurant or bar. You will be able to use some basic vocabulary relating to food, drinks, meals, quantities and measures. In this OpenLearn course you will listen to Spanish speakers in a variety of situations.

Understanding Statistics and Experimental Design : How to Not Lie with Statistics (Learning Materials in Biosciences)

This open access textbook provides the background needed to correctly use, interpret and understand statistics and statistical data in diverse settings. Part I makes key concepts in statistics readily clear. Parts I and II give an overview of the most common tests (t-test, ANOVA, correlations) and work out their statistical principles. Part III provides insight into meta-statistics (statistics of statistics) and demonstrates why experiments often do not replicate. Finally, the textbook shows how complex statistics can be avoided by using clever experimental design. Both non-scientists and students in Biology, Biomedicine and Engineering will benefit from the book by learning the statistical basis of scientific claims and by discovering ways to evaluate the quality of scientific reports in academic journals and news outlets.

Encyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory: Second Edition (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities Book 1845)

Praise for the first edition: "The most up-to-date and wide-ranging encyclopedia work on human evolution available."--American Reference Books Annual "For student, researcher, and teacher...the most complete source of basic information on the subject."--Nature "A comprehensive and authoritative source, filling a unique niche...essential to academic libraries...important for large public libraries." --Booklist/RBB

Morton's Neuroma: Podiatrist Turned Patient: My Own Journey (Foot Pain Book 1)

Nerve pain in the foot (Morton's neuroma) affects thousands of sufferers each year. It might seem unusual but Podiatrist David Tollafield explains management of his own neuroma in a new book aimed at patients and professionals. Information leaflets while helpful fail to provide that personal touch – this is the difference between a pure factual and emotional context. One is single dimension, the other three dimensional.The key aim - avoid surgery, but where this is necessary the book provides a day by day, week by week guide over nine months. As an e-publication it is easy to jump between sections using the clear index and reference to common questions complete with diagrams, tables and pictures with clickable highlighting throughout. 'Very easy to understand … I would have found it helpful to have something like this as I was on google and wanted as much information as possible prior to surgery.' J.N. Patient“I doubt this level of information could be bettered ...” Trevor Prior, former Dean & Consultant (Directorate of Podiatric Surgery, College of Podiatry).