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The Bug Stops Here: Force Protection and Emerging Infectious Diseases - Disease through History, Preventable Disease and Non-Battle Injuries, Regional Combatant Commands, From Black Death to Malaria
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,360. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The purpose of this paper is to review important lessons that have been learned in the past, and to revisit the older but proven principles of force protection that are in danger of being forgotten in today's technology-focused military environment.
A Midwife Abroad
Price: $6.58 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An adventure that began at night, in an English country lane beside a red phone box, leads Annie an English midwife to her dream job in Southern Africa. Gradually though, she realises something is wrong. Mothers and babies are dying when they shouldnot. A plot emerges. Drastic action is required . Annie knows the story began in England and returns for a final confrontation in her own hospital.
Parasitology Exams
Price: Free! Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
This book contains exams and quizzes from BIOS 385, Parasitology, taught at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2008 and 2009, plus syllabi from an honors seminar: Tropical Medicine, Infectious Disease, and Global Health.
A Bucket of Warm Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small village in Central Africa which promised adventure lured us from Canada. Flying medavac flights over uncharted jungle and teaching English to highly motivated teenagers - what could be better? The promise was fulfilled and much much more. But at the end, deep in the jungle, we were saved by the very people we had come to help.
My Crazy Diary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012 by DoroClem Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A young man working on his PhD thesis visits a remote village while doing some research. What he encounters is a very backwards society that is still very much into their traditional beliefs. They do not believe in modern medicine and instead rely on traditional healers. The young man has a new goal. He tries to bring modernisation to the society and meets his future wife in the process.
Filariasis: Causes, Tests, and Treatment Options
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Andale LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Filariasis, an infectious tropical and sub-tropical disease ,is posing threat of infection to more than one billion people in 83 countries of the world -- including the USA and Europe. If you or a loved one has this devastating disease, this concise book provides everything you need to know about causes, cures and prevention.
Immigration and Health USA by Adesuyi Leslie Ajayi & Abimbola T. Ajayi
Price: $4.87 USD. Words: 38,170. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Immigration and Health USA is to assist immigrants and their care givers attain optimum health during their acculturation period and long term stay in the USA with emphasis on health promotion and primary prevention that is ethnically sensitive and culturally appropriate.
How to Make a Mosquito Net From Fully Illustrated Instructions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
General discussion about malaria, the disease's treatment and its prevention, followed by complete instructions, illustrated with sketches and photographs, for sewing a recommended mosquito net made from cotton sheeting and nylon tulle, written by an experienced textile specialist and a twenty-year veteran of life in Africa.
Medicine and Healthcare in War and Conflict
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A compilation of seven essays on the challenges of providing healthcare in regions of war and conflict: This book by a doctor and humanitarian worker discusses some of the challenges of practicing medicine in areas affected by war and instability. The content includes essays on disease epidemics, effects on women, infant mortality, radioactive ammunition, and landmines.
Disease Beyond My Practice--Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,050. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
No one can survive a bi-polar universe without a healthy dose of madness. An infectious disease doctor falls in love with a dope addict/real-estate agent. A paranoid schizophrenic decides he must render himself sterile. A meth freak tries to destroy his surgeon with a stolen tank. In these stories, set in today's crazed world, the only way to acquit oneself may be through the insanity defense.