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DOD I 1342.12 - PROVISION OF EARLY INTERVENTION AND SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE DOD DEPENDENTS
April 11, 2005 - NPFC

APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE This Instruction: Applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities,...

ASIS WVPI.1 - Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention
January 1, 2011 - ASIS

This Standard provides an overview of policies, processes, and protocols that organizations can adopt to help identify and prevent threatening behavior and violence affecting the workplace, and to better address and resolve threats and violence that have actually occurred. This Standard describes...

Treating Schizophrenia in the Prodromal Phase: Back to the Future
April 1, 2004 - CRC

Early intervention in psychotic disorders, particularly schizophrenia, has been increasingly recognized as important by clinicians and policymakers alike. The benefits to patients and their carers include timely treatment, minimization of secondary morbidity and prevention of relapse....

Handbook of Early Pregnancy Care
October 17, 2006 - CRC

Preface For years the management of early pregnancy complications was very much the poor relation when training in gynaecology. In general the most junior doctor available was delegated to see the patient and perform any surgery, if indicated. Yet they are among the most common conditions...

Childhood Obesity: Causes, Consequences, and Intervention Approaches
October 26, 2016 - CRC

Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States and continues to increase in prevalence in almost all countries in which it has been studied, including developed and developing countries around the globe. The causes of obesity are complex and multi-factorial. Childhood...

Childhood Asthma
September 26, 2005 - CRC

Preface With worldwide prevalence of asthma increasing at an alarming rate over the last 20 years, it is timely to maintain frequent updates on the current concepts of asthma epidemiology, natural history, and management, as well as projecting a view for future management. We have gathered together...

Genetics of Developmental Disabilities
April 29, 2005 - CRC

Preface Genetics of Developmental Disabilities is written as a textbook and resource for physicians, basic and clinical researchers, and other professionals, students, and health care providers. Those interested in the causes and scientific understanding of developmental disabilities (DD) as well...

Domestic Violence: Intervention, Prevention, Policies, and Solutions
March 7, 2008 - CRC

Deborah Capaldi, PhD, an acknowledged domestic violence expert and senior scientist at the Oregon Social Learning Center in Eugene, Oregon, is currently the principal investigator of three studies for the National Institutes of Health: (1) the cause and consequences of antisocial behavior; (2)...

Prenatal and Childhood Nutrition
February 5, 2015 - CRC

INTRODUCTION Research on early brain development has exploded during the two last decades. Today, the architecture of the infant brain is known to be influenced by emotional, biological, and environmental factors that can inhibit or enhance potential in the developing child. External...

Vascular Endothelium in Human Physiology and Pathophysiology
January 10, 2000 - CRC

Endothelial dysfunction is now regarded as an early marker of vascular disease and therefore an important target for therapeutic intervention and discovery of novel treatments. Ideal for both basic and clinical scientists, whether in industry or academia, and physicians, Vascular...

Treatment Methods for Early and Advanced Prostate Cancer
May 1, 2008 - CRC

Preface Prostate cancer is the most enigmatic of the common solid malignancies. Second only to lung cancer as a killer of men beyond middle age, it warrants more attention than it currently receives from governments, researchers and the general public worldwide. One major reason for this continuing...

Photodamaged Skin
May 26, 2004 - CRC

Preface Chronic exposure to ultraviolet radiation produces the visible signs of photodamage. These signs can be of a cosmetic nature or more significantly may manifest as skin cancer. The three common types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Current...

Textbook of Peripheral Vascular Interventions
June 2, 2008 - CRC

Preface This textbook, the second edition of our original Textbook of Peripheral Vascular Intervention, is a collaborative effort with Dr. Henry, myself, and Alan Burgess from Informa Healthcare Publishing. We have incorporated contributions from world opinion leaders in the areas of...

Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment
January 13, 2005 - CRC

Preface The global epidemic of overweight and obesity in adults is now also a major health problem for children and youth (Livingstone, 2001; Kimm et al., 2002; Koletzko et al., 2002; Eriksson et al., 2003b). While childhood obesity has existed since ancient times, there is increasing evidence that...

Long-Term Intervention in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
September 28, 2004 - CRC

PREFACE Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has been an ''orphan disease'' for most of the twentieth century. In the last decade of that century and now into the twenty first, it became clear that COPD had to be recognized world-wide as a chronic disease that has a large impact on the...

Leptin and Leptin Antagonists
March 6, 2009 - CRC

The discovery of leptin, the obese (ob) gene product which is not expressed as a functional protein in ob/ob mice, focused the scientific community's attention on its role as an anorexic hormone involved in the negative regulation of food intake. Almost 14 years after this breakthrough discovery...

Adolescent Mental Health
March 6, 2015 - CRC

INTRODUCTION Mental health illness often emerges during childhood and adolescence, and it accounts for a large portion of the global burden of disease among youth. These illnesses are often rooted in the community, making them a social worker's challenge, even while they are more commonly expected...

QUANTIFYING THE COST OF POOR HOUSING
September 30, 2010 - BRE

This Information Paper summarises the results of a research project commissioned by BRE Trust to develop a method of quantifying the cost of poor housing, and the cost-benefit of interventions to improve such housing. The full technical report was published as 'The real cost of poor housing'...

Complex Cases in Peripheral Vascular Interventions
June 15, 2010 - CRC

Preface Indications for endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial diseases are dramatically expanding during the recent years, and peripheral vascular interventions (PVI) today are a wellaccepted therapeutic approach for virtually all vessel areas. Rapidly advancing technologies enable...

Cardiovascular Diseases: Nutritional and Therapeutic Interventions
April 9, 2013 - CRC

Preface There have been significant clinical advances in the management of cardiovascular diseases in the past few decades. A pertinent example is the effective therapy for acute coronary syndrome caused by coronary artery disease through percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (stenting)...

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