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The A to Z of Bones, Joints, Ligaments and the Back

All the bones, joints and ligaments of the body, including teeth are listed alphabetically. At least 2 views of each bone and joint are illustrated, along with their blood and nerve supplies. The Range of movement and basic structure of all the skeletal components are categorized and illustrated. There is a separate section in the back on the BACK – Vertebral Column where it is discussed as a functioning unit. Over 280 pages and 330 illustrations make this little pocket book invaluable, and still pocket-sized. >> Order now
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Women and heart disease: The differences in symptom presentation and heart physiology between men and women with ischemic heart disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in North America. Five times as many women die from heart disease as they do from breast cancer. However, women are often unaware of their risks and how CVD can differ from men in both symptom presentation and location of disease in the heart vessels. Women are also under-represented in the research that is used for the development of diagnostic and clinical management guidelines. These factors have led to delays in obtaining accurate diagnosis and appropriate evidence-based clinical management for women presenting with symptoms of ischemic heart disease. » Read more...