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Buy ketchup in May and fly at noon : a guide to the best time to buy this, do that and go there / by Di Vincenzo, Mark.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-172).For sale -- To do list -- Bon voyage -- All work and-- -- Get well soon -- Reading, writing and 'rithmatic -- Serious stuff.In this enlightening compendium of facts, Di Vincenzo explains the best times of day, week, month, and life to do a variety of things--from the best times to invest money and the best months to marry to the best time to walk the dog.
Subjects: Consumer education.; Time management.;
© c2009., Harper Paperbacks,
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Straight talk about cosmetic surgery / by Perry, Arthur W.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-341) and index.I. Cosmetic surgery -- 1. An overview -- 2. The cosmetic surgery consultation -- 3. The risks -- 4. Computer imaging -- 5. Aging -- II. Facial surgery -- 6. Skin care : the foundation for a healthy appearance -- 7. Growths on the face -- 8. Tackling wrinkles -- 9. Filling wrinkles -- 10. Peeling and lasering wrinkles -- 11. Botox -- 12. Eyelid lifts -- 13. Brow-lifts -- 14. Face-lifts and lifting with stitches -- 15. Fat grafting -- 16. Liposuction of the neck and jowls -- 17. Rhinoplasty : nasal reshaping -- 18. Chin and cheek implants -- 19. Lip augmentations -- 20. Ear reshaping -- 21. Hair restoration -- 22. Cosmetic dentistry -- III. Lasers -- 23. Laser hair removal -- 24. Tattoo removal -- 25. Laser removal of red and brown marks -- 26. New lasers and intense pulsed light -- IV. Body contouring -- 27. Liposuction -- 28. Tummy tucks and body contouring -- 29. Breast enlargement -- 30. Breast reductions and lifts -- 31. Male breast reduction -- 32. Calf, buttock, and pectoral implants -- 33. Weight loss and cosmetic surgery -- 34. Spider veins -- V. Procedures that don't work -- 35. Fraud in cosmetic surgery -- 36. Endermologie and the quest to cure cellulite -- 37. Mesotherapy -- 38. Cool lasers and other less invasive treatments -- 39. Microdermabrasion -- 40. "Anti-aging" medicine -- Epilogue. The future of plastic surgery -- Appendix A. Fees for typical procedures -- Appendix B. National rankings of cosmetic procedures -- Appendix C. Age distribution of cosmetic procedures.
Subjects: Surgery, Plastic.; Consumer education.;
© c2007., Yale University Press,
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Understanding schizophrenia : a practical guide for patients, families, and health care professionals / by Reddy, Ravinder.; Keshavan, Matcheri S.,1953-;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Facing schizophrenia : quick primer -- Core clinical features of schizophrenia -- What is not schizophrenia? -- Who gets schizophrenia? -- How is schizophrenia diagnosed? -- What is the course and prognosis of schizophrenia? -- Medical treatment of schizophrenia -- Common medication side effects -- Psychological and rehabilitative treatments -- Treatment nonadherence -- Achieving maximal recovery -- Life with schizophrenia -- Assembling your care team -- A manual for caregivers -- Common problems in facing schizophrenia -- Managing crises -- Biological foundations of schizophrenia -- What does the future hold? -- Appendix A: Commonly used antipsychotics for schizophrenia -- Appendix B: Very brief history of schizophrenia -- Appendix C: Recommended resources -- Appendix D: Forms and lists.This concise and up-to-date guide to schizophrenia focuses on dealing with many aspects of the illness--complying with treatment, managing crises, being a caregiver, communicating with the care team, and coping skills. It also provides practical approaches to common issues such financial support, housing, employment, interacting with the legal system, stress management, socialization, and negative emotions.--From publisher description.
Subjects: Schizophrenia; Consumer education.;
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Surgery sourcebook : basic consumer health information about common surgical techniques and procedures, including appendectomy, breast biopsy, carotid endarterectomy, cataract removal, cesarean section, coronary artery bypass, cosmetic surgery, dilation and curettage, gallbladder surgery, hemorrhoidectomy, hysterectomy, hernia repair, low back surgery, mastectomy, prostatectomy, tonsillectomy, and weight-loss (bariatric) surgery ; along with facts about emergency surgery and critical care and tips on preparing for surgery, getting a second opinion, managing pain and surgical complications, and recovering from surgery, a glossary of related terms, and a directory of resources for more information. by Jones, Keith(Editor at Omnigraphics, Inc.),editor.;
"Provides basic consumer health information about common surgical procedures, potential risks and complications, pain control options, and recovery issues. Recent advances in surgery are also discussed. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction to surgery. Overview of surgical specialities ; Types and approaches to surgery ; Specialized surgical techniques ; Understanding pediatric surgery ; Surgery in older adults ; Surgery statistics ; Recent research and trends in surgery and patient outcomes -- Preparing for surgery. How to find a qualified surgeon ; How to get a second opinion ; How to prepare for surgery ; Choosing a hospital ; Ambulatory surgical centers ; Anesthesia ; Substance use and surgery ; Blood donation ; Reduced anxiety before surgery ; Understanding informed consent ; Ensuring patient safety ; What Medicare covers if your are having surgery ; Advanced care planning ; Medical tourism -- Common types of surgery and surgical procedures. Head and neck surgery ; Eye surgery ; Dental and endodontic surgery ; Breast surgeries ; Respiratory tract and lung sureries ; Heart and vascular surgery ; Implantable devices for heart problems ; Joint, bone, and spine surgery ; Gastrointestinal surgery ; Weight-loss (bariatric) surgery ; Gynecologic and obstetric surgery ; Kidney transplant ; Urological surgery ; Cosmetic and reconstructive surgery ; Gender reassignment surgery ; Organ transplant surgeries ;Emergency, critical care, or traumatic surgery -- Managing pain and surgical complications. Pain control and surgery ; Assisted breathing and surgery ; Managing blood loss with blood transfusions ; Infection and surgery ; Other surgical complications -- Recovering from surgery. What to expect after surgery ; Hospital discharge planning ; Moving to a nursing home ; Nutrition and exercise concerns after surgery ; Caring for surgical incisions and drains ; Caring for an ostomy pouch after surgery ; Blood clot risks and travel -- Glossary of terms related to surgery -- Directory of organizations that provide information about surgery.
Subjects: Surgery; Consumer education;
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Understanding schizophrenia : [electronic resource] : a practical guide for patients, families, and health care professionals. by Reddy, Ravinder.;
Written by two physicians with decades of clinical and research experience in the field, this volume helps readers face schizophrenia by understanding what it is and how it is managed.Provides a succinct, introductory guide to getting started on the road to understanding schizophreniaAnswers questions commonly asked at initial diagnosis and later, and explains facts and concepts using real-world examples and pictorial illustrationsOffers practical, evidence-based, and up-to-date informationClarifies the nonmedical burdens of schizophrenia, such as loneliness, socialization, and coping with negative emotionsPresents an authoritative, reliable alternative to Internet sources that contain biased or inaccurate informationHelps those who are diagnosed with schizophrenia get the most out of their livesElectronic reproduction.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Schizophrenia ; Consumer education.; Nonfiction.; Psychology.;
© 2015.,
On-line resources: http://kirtland.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=2267EE67-2BE8-4C1A-9D2A-FC6B5E173BC2 -- Click to access digital title in OverDrive.;
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Consumer reports. by Consumers Union of the United States.;
Reader's guide to periodical literatureCumulative index to nursing & allied health literatureThe Dec. issue is the annual Buying guide issue for the following year.Auto reports published in each monthly issue are also published separately in an annual publication called: New car yearbook.
Subjects: Consumer education ; Commercial products ;
© , Consumers Union of America.
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The complete idiot's guide to couponing / by Gordon, Rachel Singer.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.By combining the wealth of coupons with a few simple changes in the way you shop, you'll quickly see your bills drop while your pantry and other stockpiles grow!Couponing basics. Getting started ; Manufacturer, store, and electronic coupons ; Online printable coupons ; Debunking couponing myths -- Using coupons effectively. Embrace flexibility ; Money-back coupons and rewards programs ; Drugstore savings ; Couponing strategies -- Online and mobile couponing. Cash back and rebates ; Daily deals ; Restaurant savings ; Mobile coupon and savings apps ; Online coupon codes and bonus discounts -- Planning and organizing. Acquiring and organizing coupons ; Blogs and forums ; Planning your shopping trips ; Couponing for your priorities ; Organizing and donating ; The future of couponing.
Subjects: Coupons (Retail trade); Grocery shopping.; Teleshopping.; Consumer education.;
© c2012., Alpha,
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The $800 million pill : the truth behind the cost of new drugs / by Goozner, Merrill,1950-;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-283) and index."Drug companies insist that [prescription drug] prices reflect the millions they invest in research and development ... Merrill Goozner contends that American taxpayers are in fact footing the bill twice: once by supporting government-funded research and again by paying high prices for prescription drugs. Goozner demonstrates that almost all of the important and life-saving new drugs of the past quarter-century actually originated from research at taxpayer-funded universities and the National Institutes of Health ... [Goozner] suggests ways that the government's role in testing new medicines could be expanded to eliminate private-sector waste driving up the cost of existing drugs--p. [2] of jacket.
Subjects: Prescription pricing.; Drugs; Pharmaceutical industry.; Consumer education.;
© c2004, University of California Press,
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Eat this, not that! supermarket survival guide : the no-diet weight loss solution / by Zinczenko, David.; Goulding, Matt.;
Based on the most popular column in both "Men's Health" and "Women's Health" magazines, this work is a comprehensive guide for smart food shopping in the supermarket.Getting to know and love the supermarket -- The produce aisle -- The meat & fish counters -- The refrigerator -- Pantry staples -- Snack & sweets -- The freezer section -- Drink this, not that! -- Your save-money shopping guide -- Food additive glossary.
Subjects: Nutrition; Weight loss; Consumer education;
© c2009., Rodale,
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Disease management sourcebook : basic consumer health information about coping with chronic and serious illnesses, navigating the health care system, communicating with health care providers, assessing health care quality, and making informed health care decisions, including facts about second opinions, hospitalization, surgery, and medications ; along with a section about children with chronic conditions, information about legal, financial, and insurance issues, a glossary of related terms, and directories of additional resources. by Omnigraphics, Inc.;
Facts about serious and chronic illnesses -- Working with healthcare providers and the healthcare system -- Health literacy and making informaed health decisions -- Prescription(Rx) and over-the-counter (OTC) medications -- Managing chronic diesase -- Children and chronic disease -- Legal, financial, and insurance issues that impact disease management -- Additional help and information."Provides basic consumer health information about managing serious and chronic illness, navigating the health care system and finding and evaluating health information, patient rights and responsibilities, assistive technologies, and tips for dealing with legal, financial, and health insurance matters. Includes index, online access, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subjects: Chronic diseases; Consumer education.; Chronic Disease; Disease Management.; Health Education.;
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