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9781485311850

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Vertaler: Esta Grobler
Illustreerder: Katy Wiedemann
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R 450
In Anatomicum word die werking van die menslike liggaam in die fynste besonderhede verduidelik. Hoe lyk jou liggaam aan die binnekant? Hoe word spiere gebruik om emosies te wys? Hoe groei 'n mens uit een enkele sel? Wanneer jy deur hierdie museum in drukvorm blaai, sal jy die wonders van die menslike liggaam in al sy glorie te ontdek.

OOR DIE OUTEUR
Jennifer Z. Paxton is 'n dosent in Anatomie aan die Universiteit van Edinburgh. Sy doseer Anatomie aan mediese en wetenskapstudente en is ook hoofondersoeker by die Paxton Lab, 'n weefselingenieurswese-laboratorium wat toegespits is op die ontwikkeling van nuwe weefsels van die spier-skelet-stelsel vir inplanting ná 'n besering of siekte.
Katy Wiedemann is 'n illustreerder en tatooeërkunstenaar. Haar werk is 'n verkenning van die wetenskaplike illustrasiekuns, veral van die menslike en dierlike anatomie, en is geïnspireer deur die groot anatomiese illustreerders van ouds.

Anatomicum is die vierde titel in die gewilde Welkom by die museum-reeks en volg op Botanicum, Dinosourium en Planetarium.
Publikasiedatum: 2020-11-13
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9781869199753

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R 130
Met lewensgetroue hoedefinisie-illustrasies bied hierdie publikasie 'n uitsonderlike blik op al die belangrikste liggaamsdele en -stelsels, van kroontjie tot kleintoontjie. Akkurate terminologie in Afrikaans en Engels, asook definisies en verhelderende teks stel lesers verder in staat om grondige kennis van die spesiale eienskappe en werking van die verskillende liggaamstelsels op te doen.
Publikasiedatum: 2013-11-01
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9781868901135

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R 800
Die opgedateerde, uitgebreide, verklarende en tweetalige Woordeboek vir Gesondheidswetenskappe is gebaseer op die Woordeboek van Afrikaanse Geneeskundeterme wat in Januarie 1979 verskyn en reeds agt drukke beleef het.
Publikasiedatum: 2011-03-01
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9780868744674

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R 435
Die doel van hierdie handleiding is om die geneesheer, die mediese student en die verpleegkundige in staat te stel om die pasgebore baba volledig en met vertroue to ondersoek. Afgesien van die normale bevindinge word 'n groot verskeidenheid abnormale bevindinge bespreek en gei abnormale bevindinge bespreek en geïllustreer.
Publikasiedatum: 1993-01-01
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9781786785602

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R 305
Do you think it's normal to have painful periods, to feel like your hormones are running the show, to always be an emotional mess as your period approaches? Do you have to plan your life around heavy, painful or irregular periods? You Can Have A Better Period is here to tell you that it doesn't have to be that way! This fully comprehensive guide offers friendly, practical and highly effective advice to improve your menstrual health. It will equip you with the tools you need to tune into your own body and change your cycle for the better. Discover what's normal and what isn't at each stage of the menstrual cycle. Learn how your food choices shape your period experience. Tailor exercise and lifestyle choices to fit each stage of the cycle. Discover answers to key questions: 'Are periods supposed to be so painful?' 'Why is my period so heavy?' 'Why am I so moody right before my period?' 'Where has my period gone?' This book will empower you to embrace your feminine rhythm so that you feel in control of - not held captive by - your period and menstrual cycle.
Publikasiedatum: 2022-06-30
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9781101981665

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R 310
Publikasiedatum: 2022-02-28
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9781786497079

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R 285
Pain is a universal human experience, but we understand very little about the mechanics behind it. We hurt ourselves, we feel pain, we seek help from a professional or learn to avoid certain behaviours that cause pain. But the story of what goes on in our body is far from simple. Even medical practitioners themselves often fail to grasp the complexities between our minds and bodies and how they interact when dealing with pain stimulus. Common conception still equates pain with tissue damage but that is only a very small part of the story - the organ which produces pain is the brain. Case studies show that a woman who has undergone a caesarean reports dramatically less pain than a patient who has had a comparably invasive operation. The soldier who drags themselves to safety after being shot deals with pain in a remarkably different way from someone suffering a similar injury on a street. The truth is that pain is a complex mix of nerve endings, psychological state, social preconceptions and situational awareness. Using case studies and medical history, Dr Lalkhen guides us through all aspects of pain, from chronic to acute, and the current landscape of pain treatments - from medication (including opioids) to electrical nerve stimulation. Whether it's a mild ache or severe discomfort, we all encounter pain in our lives and this important and illuminating book enables us to understand and cope with an experience that for so many can become all-consuming.
Publikasiedatum: 2022-01-30
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9781788176231

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R 315
Struggling with restless nights? Achieve better sleep with this scientifically verified, holistic approach to healing stress and trauma-affected slumber. Inspired by his work with military veterans, sleep expert Charlie Morley explores how to combat the harmful effects of stress and trauma in order to achieve restful sleep and healing dreams. This guide shares more than 20 body, breath, sleep and dreaming techniques, all proven to help reduce anxiety, improve sleep quality, integrate nightmares, increase your energy and transform your relationship with sleep. You'll discover:
* a five-step plan that improves sleep quality in 87 per cent of participants
* the science of how stress and trauma affect sleep
* yoga nidra and mindfulness practices for deep relaxation
* breathwork practices to regulate the nervous system
* lucid dreaming methods to transform nightmares
Whether you're experiencing stressed-out sleep or not, these powerful practices will help you optimize the time you spend dreaming so that you can sleep better and wake up healthier.
Publikasiedatum: 2021-11-16
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9780241514283

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R 240
Despite being one of the most common and debilitating conditions in the world, migraine is still widely misunderstood, stigmatised and misdiagnosed. Migraine is much more than 'just a headache', it's a genetic, neurological brain disorder, and it's time patients got the healp they really need. Managing Your Migraine is the practical go-to guide for understanding and treating migraine. In the book, headache Specialist and GP Dr Katy Munro will give you expert advice on: * Understanding your migraine phases and triggers * The impact of food, exercise and sleep on migraine * Rescue plans for acute attacks * Migraine preventers * Migraine in children * Managing your mental health with migraine If you're a person with migraine, or know someone struggling, this book will provide helpful strategies for alleviating your symptoms and managing your migraine. Drawing on her medical expertise, her own personal experience with migraine and the stories of her patients, Dr Munro will empower you to get to know your own migraine and build an effective treatment plan that will help you live your life more fully. Part of the Penguin Life Experts series.
Publikasiedatum: 2021-09-30
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9780241504628

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R 240
Worried about your heart health but unsure where to start? One of the world's leading cardiologists, Dr Boon Lim, has created the go-to guide to keeping your heart in good shape for optimum health. This concise accessible book covers everything you need to know about improving and maintaining your heart health. From hypertension, cholesterol and inherited cardiac conditions, to chest pain, fainting and stress, Dr Lim draws on his years of knowledge and expertise to offer practical, easy-to-follow advice on: * How your heart works * High blood pressure and bad cholesterol * Heart attack and chest pain * Rhythm disorders * Fainting * Eating and exercising for a healthy heart * Striking the balance between stress and rest * Holistic heart health If you're experiencing heart problems, have high blood pressure or cholesterol, or think you or a loved one might be at increased risk of heart attack or stroke, this book will provide step-by-step tips on how to prevent and reduce heart issues by exercising more, being mindful of your nutrition and diet, and by making smarter, healthier lifestyle choices. This is the ultimate guide to your heart: how it works, when it struggles, what it needs to work optimally and how you can shape your lifestyle to keep it ticking for a long time. Part of the Penguin Life Experts series.
Publikasiedatum: 2021-09-30
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9781785043109

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R 405
Rewire your brain, end your pain. From back pain to migraines, arthritis and sciatica, over 1.2 billion people worldwide suffer from regular or chronic pain, 28 million in the UK alone. It's a global epidemic that regularly resists treatment and can totally derail people's lives. But it doesn't have to be this way. This is the revolutionary message from psychotherapist Alan Gordon who, frustrated by the lack of effective treatment for his own debilitating pain, developed a highly successful approach to eliminating symptoms without surgery or medication, offering a viable and drug-free alternative to existing - and often addictive - methods. Based on the premise that pain starts in the brain not the body, Gordon's Pain Reprocessing Therapy (PRT) enables you to rewire your neural circuits and turn off 'stuck' pain signals. In a ground-breaking study, PRT helped 98% of patients reduce their pain levels and 66% were completely cured. What's more, these dramatic changes held up over time. In The Way Out, Gordon provides an easy-to-follow guide to ending your pain with PRT. Drawing on cutting-edge research along with his own experiences as a chronic pain sufferer, he will help you:
- Understand how the brain can unintentionally 'learn' chronic pain
- Turn off pain signals that have become 'stuck' - these are false alarms
- Use revolutionary techniques to break the cycle of fear that causes chronic pain
- Develop long-term strategies for living pain-free

Game-changing, practical and full of real-life stories from Gordon's clinical practice, this book will change the way you think about pain forever - and give you a way out of your pain today.
Publikasiedatum: 2021-09-28
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9780241535264

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R 399
A doctor and an economist explore the hidden links between health and structural injustices, and set out a radical vision for a fairer world. What is the link between gut biodiversity, structural racism, and mental health? How does colonialism continue to cause lethal disease around the world? Why are First Nation people who speak their native language better protected against diabetes? Inflamed journeys across the human body - through our digestive, endocrine, circulatory, respiratory, reproductive, immune, and nervous systems - illuminating the hidden relationships between our biological systems and the profound injustices of our political and economic systems. This boldly original book shows how inflammation is connected not just to the food that we eat and the air that we breathe, but is also linked to the traumatic events we experience, the stories we tell, and the arts of diagnosis that physicians practice - and fail to practice - every day. Combining the latest scholarship on globalization and biology with the stories of patients in marginalized communities and the science of Indigenous groups, Inflamed points the way toward a deep medicine that has the potential to heal not only our bodies but the world.
Publikasiedatum: 2021-08-26
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9781529063073

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R 340
The gripping and shocking story of three generations of the Sackler family and their roles in the stories of Valium and Oxycontin, by the prize-winning, bestselling author of Say Nothing.
The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institutions - Harvard; the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Oxford; the Louvre. They are one of the richest families in the world, known for their lavish donations in the arts and the sciences. The source of the family fortune was vague, however, until it emerged that the Sacklers were responsible for making and marketing Oxycontin, a blockbuster painkiller that was a catalyst for the opioid crisis-an international epidemic of drug addiction which has killed nearly half a million people.

In this masterpiece of narrative reporting and writing, Patrick Radden Keefe exhaustively documents the jaw-dropping and ferociously compelling reality. Empire of Pain is the story of a dynasty: a parable of 21st century greed.
Publikasiedatum: 2021-07-31
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9781838851002

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R 285
A revolutionary new understanding of the human brain and its changeable nature. The brain is a dynamic, electric, living forest. It is not rigidly fixed but instead constantly modifies its patterns - adjusting to remember, adapting to new conditions, building expertise. Your neural networks are not hardwired but livewired, reconfiguring their circuitry every moment of your life. Covering decades of research - from synaesthesia to dreaming to the creation of new senses - and groundbreaking discoveries from Eagleman's own laboratory, Livewired surfs the leading edge of science to explore the most advanced technology ever discovered.
Publikasiedatum: 2021-07-29
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9780241381878

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R 350
In this riveting journey through the hidden realms of the human mind, a world-renowned psychiatrist and neuroscientist explores the origins of human emotion, and examines what mental illnesses reveal about all of us - how the broken can illuminate the unbroken. Why do we feel what we feel? Mental illness is one of the greatest causes of human suffering, but the reasons we bear this burden, and the nature of these diseases, have remained mysterious. Now, our understanding has reached a tipping point. In Connections, Professor Karl Deisseroth intertwines gripping case studies from his experience as an emergency psychiatry physician, with breakthrough scientific discoveries from astounding new technology (including optogenetics, which he developed to allow turning specific brain cells on or off, with light). By linking insights from this technology to deeply moving stories of his patients and to our shared evolutionary history, Deisseroth tells a larger story about the origins of human emotion. A young woman with an eating disorder reveals how the mind can rebel against the brain's most primitive drives of hunger and thirst; an older man, smothered into silence by dementia, shows how humans evolved to feel joy and its absence; and a lonely Uyghur woman far from her homeland teaches both the importance - and challenges - of deep social bonds. Addressing some of the most timeless questions about the human condition while illuminating the roots of misunderstood disorders such as depression, psychosis, schizophrenia and sociopathy, Connections transforms the way we understand the brain, and our selves.
Publikasiedatum: 2021-07-27

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