Seizure

Author: Kathy Reichs
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101547979
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Seizure from the Author: Kathy Reichs. Lost treasure. Perilous adventures. Deadly foes. Tory and her friends are just starting to get a handle on their super-heightened wolf-like capabilities—contracted during a medical experiment gone horribly wrong—when they find out funding is being pulled from the institute where their parents work. The pack now faces its greatest fear—separation. So when Tory stumbles across ancient lore hinting at a lost pirate treasure, the Virals devise a risky plan that pits them against fiendish traps, headless corpses, and deep underground tunnels. But they're not the only ones looking, and the competition could be lethal. They'll need to work as one mystery-solving canine force if they to hope to uncover the lost fortune, save the institute, and stick together!

Seizure

Author: Robin Cook
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447217934
Size: 71.41 MB
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Seizure from the Author: Robin Cook. 'Like John Grisham and Patricia Cornwell, the author, a practising doctor from Florida, mines his professional life for clever plots and gruesomely convincing details' (DAILY MAIL). A seizure has to be one of the most frightening conditions known to the medical profession, and ever since publication of COMA (basis of an outstanding film) Dr Cook has been scaring us with his visionary insight into the most alarming possibilities of his own profession. Long recognised as the master of medical thrillers, Robin Cook once again combines a fascinating scenario with cutting-edge suspense and the bold strokes of everyday reality.

Seizure Prediction In Epilepsy

Author: Björn Schelter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527625208
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Seizure Prediction In Epilepsy from the Author: Björn Schelter. Comprising some 30 contributions, experts from around the world present and discuss recent advances related to seizure prediction in epilepsy. The book covers an extraordinarily broad spectrum, starting from modeling epilepsy in single cells or networks of a few cells to precisely-tailored seizure prediction techniques as applied to human data. This unique overview of our current level of knowledge and future perspectives provides theoreticians as well as practitioners, newcomers and experts with an up-to-date survey of developments in this important field of research.

Models Of Seizures And Epilepsy

Author: Asla Pitkänen
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080457024
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Models Of Seizures And Epilepsy from the Author: Asla Pitkänen. An understanding of mechanisms underlying seizure disorders depends critically on the insights provided by model systems. In particular with the development of cellular, molecular, and genetic investigative tools, there has been an explosion of basic epilepsy research. Models of Seizures and Epilepsy brings together, for the first time in 30 years, an overview of the most widely-used models of seizures and epilepsy. Chapters cover a broad range of experimental approaches (from in vitro to whole animal preparations), a variety of epileptiform phenomenology (including burst discharges and seizures), and suggestions for model characterization and validation, such as electrographic, morphologic, pharmacologic, and behavioral features. Experts in the field provide not only technical reviews of these models but also conceptual critiques - commenting on the strengths and limitations of these models, their relationship to clinical phenomenology, and their value in developing a better understanding and treatments. Models of Seizures and Epilepsy is a valuable, practical reference for investigators who are searching for the most appropriate laboratory models for addressing key questions in the field. It also provides an important background for physicians, fellows, and students, offering insight into the potential for advances in epilepsy research. · The first comprehensive description of animal models of epilepsy since the early 1970's · Comprehensive analysis of "What the models model" to guide the selection of each model, and what specific questions it will answer · Elegant examples of the use of novel technologies that can be applied in experimental epilepsy research · World expert opinions on the clinical relevance of each model

Forfeiting Our Property Rights

Author: Henry J. Hyde
Publisher: Cato Institute
ISBN: 9781882577194
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Forfeiting Our Property Rights from the Author: Henry J. Hyde. In Forfeiting Our Property Rights, Congressman Henry Hyde of Illinois examines the abuse inherent in civil forfeiture, the law that lets government take property that is merely suspected of having been used in a crime. Hyde, one of Congress's leading conservatives and the new chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, shows how forfeiture law has cost innocent people their property and at least one citizen, Donald Scott, his life. In fact, over a quarter of a million Americans have had their property seized through forfeiture law. Although it has most often been used against suspected drug dealers, Hyde emphasizes that the war on drugs must not be used as a pretext for weakening the traditional protections of our property rights. Congressman Hyde proposes an overhaul of the law to protect innocent property owners, including a shift in burden of proof from the citizen to the government and a raising of the standard the government must satisfy to seize property in the first place.

Seizure A Novel

Author: Erica Wagner
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393069788
Size: 73.15 MB
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Seizure A Novel from the Author: Erica Wagner. "Seizure is terrific."—Philip Pullman Raised by her father, Janet is shocked when she learns that she has inherited a house from her mother, long thought dead. The key in hand, Janet travels north to an old stone cottage at the sea's edge.Tom hides away in an old stone cottage at the sea's edge, waiting. He was raised by his mother, traveling from one place to another, his only stability the stories she told him—stories of shape-shifters, danger, impossible love....When Janet arrives, she is surprised to find Tom and to find herself mysteriously drawn to him.In Erica Wagner's "haunting debut novel" (San Diego Union-Tribune), lives and stories become so interwoven that, in the end, all distinctions are lost. Reading group guide included.

Epilepsy In Our Words

Author: Steven C. Schachter
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195330889
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Epilepsy In Our Words from the Author: Steven C. Schachter. Nearly three million people in the United States live with epilepsy every day and another 180,000 Americans develop epilepsy every year. Around the world, more than 60 million people have epilepsy. Epilepsy impacts everyone in different ways, as well as their families, friends and professional caregivers. With the Brainstorms series, one of the world's leading authorities on epilepsy, Dr. Steven C. Schachter has gathered together the personal testimonies of patients, family members, and professional caregivers to create a poignant and gripping series of books on this misunderstood and often devastating disorder. This volume, Epilepsy in Our Words, features 68 personal accounts of seizure activity from people with epilepsy that illustrates the wide range of experiences associated with seizures and living with epilepsy. Many have had epilepsy for yers, and their passages are heartfelt and realistic. An introductory section explains epilepsy and different seizure types from a medical perspective. An index helps readers focus on particular symptoms and other specific aspects of seizures, such as seizure warnings and triggers.

Seizure

Author: Roger Hiorns
Publisher:
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Seizure from the Author: Roger Hiorns. "Seizure is Roger Hiorns's most ambitious sculpture within an urban context to date. Writers J. J. Charlesworth, Brian Dillon and Tom Morton reflect on their experiences of the work, and Roger Hiorns discusses his interest in architecture, authorship and crystals in an extensive interview with Artangel Co-Director James Lingwood. The publication includes an introductory section of notations, sketches and research notes which chart the genesis of the project, and an extended sequence of photographs of the completed work at 159 Harper Road, London SE1."--BOOK JACKET.

Seizures And Epilepsy In Childhood

Author: John M. Freeman
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 9780801870507
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Seizures And Epilepsy In Childhood from the Author: John M. Freeman. The award-winning Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood is the standard resource for parents in need of comprehensive medical information about their child with epilepsy. Now in its third edition, this highly praised book has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in childhood, including the use of the ketogenic diet as a treatment for children who either do not respond to traditional drug therapy or who suffer intolerable side effects from medications. In addition to providing up-to-date information about new diagnostic techniques as well as new drugs, diet, and surgical treatments, the authors have included a chapter addressing routine health care for children with epilepsy and a new chapter on complementary and alternative therapies. Also new to this edition are discussions of the progress made in the evaluation for surgery, a chapter on insurance issues, and a section detailing additional resources. "No child's life should be defined by seizures. If we understand how the brain works, what happens during seizures, and how to cope with epilepsy, we can overcome the mythology of epilepsy and fight society's prejudices, allowing every child with epilepsy to reach his or her full potential."—From Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood

Search And Seizure

Author: Robert Henley Woody
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
ISBN: 0398076529
Size: 40.35 MB
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Search And Seizure from the Author: Robert Henley Woody. This book aims to provide critical information about the U.S. Constitution, with special emphasis on search and seizure. It will help law enforcement officers to increase their legal knowledge about search and seizure and create a framework for effective problem solving and decision making in the field. It is practically written and focuses on practical ideas. To help the reader develop analytic abilities for practice, brief quotations from U.S. Supreme Court cases reveal legal reasoning by justices. An important feature of the book is the translation of the U.S. Supreme Court cases into practical guidance. Captions for sections allow the reader to locate materials on topics of concern, such as conducting search and seizure in a particular context. The organization of the book facilitates both learning and teaching. There are also legal and criminal justice terms that are defined for the reader. Close to one hundred U.S. Supreme Court cases are reviewed, and a list of cases by chapter is also provided. It will be useful to not only trainees and students but also to experienced veterans in providing an in-depth understanding of the Fourth Amendment and the underlying principles, which is essential for making effective judgments in real-life law enforcement situations. It also provides attorneys, forensic specialists, and law enforcement personnel already in the field with valuable information for professional development.