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Tarascon Global Health Pocketbook

Amit Chandra, MD, MSc-Attending Physician, New York Hospital Queens, Department of Emergency Medicine, Flushing, New YorkAmit Chandra is an emergency physician living in Queens, New York.  He studied economics at McGill University in Montreal and the London School of Economics, before attending medical school at the Eastern Virginia Medical School.  He has worked in the fields of health care and economic and community development in rural Virginia, New York, Mumbai, and New Delhi.Additional Titles by this AuthorTarascon Global Health Android AppISBN-13: 9781449654610

Tarascon Global Health Pocketbook is a convenient portable guide providing regional and issue based information on international medicine. The first section addresses major themes in international health including development, traditional medicine, water safety, respiratory infections, and HIV/AIDS. The second section is comprised of region specific chapters, each including a summary of endemic diseases, historical context, and available resources. Tarascon Global Health Pocketbook is a must-have resource for physicians, residents, or medical students traveling to developing countries and those with an interest in international health policy.


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Neonatal Respiratory Care Handbook

Elgloria A. Harrison, MS, RRT-NPS-Associate Professor of Respiratory Therapy, Department of Nursing and Allied Health, University of the District of ColumbiaElgloria A. Harrison, MS, RRT-NPS, is an Associate Professor at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health – Respiratory Therapy Associate Degree and Bachelor Degree programs. She is currently the Assistant Chairperson for the Department of Nursing and Allied Health. She earned her Master’s of Science in Health Care Administration at the University of Maryland University College and is professionally trained as a Registered Respiratory Therapist with expertise in Neonatal and Pediatric cardiopulmonary illnesses. Professor Harrison has a 25 year history as a Respiratory Therapist in all aspects of health care, including bedside care and management. She is a Research Infrastructure for Minority Institutes (RIMI) Scholar*. Professor Harrison’s passion has been asthma research in children, particularly between the ages of 0-18. She has traveled to Metera in Tanzania Africa to teach conversational English to the students in Metera Secondary school. She says “It was travel that fed my soul, and it was an awesome experience.”
*The RIMI grant is funded through National Institutes of Health that pair junior faculty at the University of the District of Columbia with senior research faculty at Howard University to enhance research capabilities in the area of Health disparities.

Neonatal Respiratory Care Handbook is included in the 2015 edition of the essential collection of Doody’s Core Titles.

Doody's Book Review Score: 100

5 Stars!

Neonatal Respiratory Care Handbook is a user-friendly, full-color resource illustrating the more common types of  procedures that a respiratory therapist, new graduate or an experienced therapist would be expected to perform in the day-to-day operations of a specialized unit for children. This full-color reference is especially appropriate for respiratory students enrolled in a Neonatal/Pediatric class, particularly during their Neonatal and Pediatric rotation; Respiratory Educators and Residents within a pulmonary medicine residency; and Respiratory graduates orienting or completing their orientation in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).

Neonatal Respiratory Care Handbook looks at the major categories of respiratory illnesses affecting patient populations and reviews the types of equipment appropriate to treat each disease entity. A helpful “how to” guide that therapists will refer to time and time again, this book is simple and straight forward with over 100 tables, photos, and illustrations to demonstrate key points and familiarize the therapist with key procedures and equipment.

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