CJ 2017

Author: James A Fagin

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134548752

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in Criminal Justice Brief. Affordable. Visual. CJ 2017 provides an affordable, thought-provoking look at the criminal justice system that uses clear writing and eye-catching visuals to get your students straight to the important concepts. By focusing on these core concepts, students will gain true understanding of the material, without becoming overwhelmed with unnecessary information. The book's conversation-starting pedagogy encourages active participation in learning, moving students beyond memorization by engaging them in the latest research findings and current events shaping the field. Over 500 changes and updates in CJ 2017 –including new U.S. Supreme Court cases, new debate about the police and its relationship with the minority community, and new developments in homeland security–reflect the changes in the field of criminal justice in 2015 and 2016. CJ 2017 is also available via Revel™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Step-by-Step Medical Coding, 2017 Edition - E-Book

Author: Carol J. Buck

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323496393

Category: Medical

Page: 848

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Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with guidance from the most trusted name in coding education! From Carol J. Buck, the bestselling Step-by-Step Medical Coding is a practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly how to code using all current coding sets. Practice exercises follow each ‘step’ of information to reinforce your understanding of important concepts. In-depth coverage includes reimbursement, ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, with an Evolve website that includes 30-day access to TruCode® Encoder Essentials. No other text so thoroughly covers all coding sets in one source! 30-day access to TruCode® Encoder Essentials (in addition to separate encoder practice exercises on the Evolve companion website) help you understand how to utilize an encoder. A step-by-step approach makes it easier to build skills and remember the material. UNIQUE! Real-world coding reports (cleared of any confidential information) simulate the reports you will encounter as a coder and help you apply coding principles to actual cases. Over 500 illustrations include medical conditions and procedures to help you understand the services being coded. Exercises, Quick Checks, and Toolbox features reinforce coding rules and concepts, and emphasize key information. Valuable tips and advice are offered in features such as From the Trenches, Coding Shots, Stop!, Caution!, Check This Out, and CMS Rules. UNIQUE! Four coding-question variations develop your coding ability and critical thinking skills, including one-code or multiple-code answers. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes allow you to read the official guidelines wording for inpatient and outpatient coding alongside in-text explanations. UNIQUE! Coders’ Index makes it easy to quickly locate specific codes. Sample Electronic Health Record screenshots in the appendix provide examples similar to the EHRs you will encounter in the workplace. Online practice activities on Evolve include questions such as multiple choice, matching, fill-in-the-blank, and coding reports. A workbook corresponds to the textbook and offers review and practice with more than 1,200 theory, practical, and report exercises (odd-numbered answers provided in appendix) to reinforce understanding of medical coding. Available separately. Medical Coding Online uses animations, photographs, drawings, narrated slide shows, case-based exercises, pop-up definitions, and professional insights to reinforce coding concepts from the Step-by-Step text. Available separately.

Geology and Medicine

Historical Connections

Author: C.J. Duffin,C. Gardner-Thorpe ,R.T.J. Moody

Publisher: Geological Society of London

ISBN: 1786202832

Category: Science

Page: 304

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The development of the geological and medical sciences shows overlap through numerous historical threads, some of which are investigated here by an international authorship of geologists, historians and medical professionals. Some of the medical men considered here are the relatively well known Steno, Parkinson, William Hunter and Peter Duncan, as well as several more obscure individuals such as Sperling, Hodges, Lemoine, Siqués and a number of Italians. Their work included foundational geological studies, aspects of hydrogeology and the nature of fossils. The therapeutic use of geological materials has been practised since ancient times. A suite of magico-medicinal stones, some purportedly harvested from the bodies of fabulous animals, have ancient folklore roots and were worn as protective amulets and incorporated into medicines. Medicinal earths were credited with wide-ranging medicinal properties. Geology and Medicine: Historical Connections will be of particular interest to Earth scientists, medical personnel, historians of science and the general reader with an interest in science.

Physician Coding Exam Review 2017

The Certification Step

Author: Carol J. Buck

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323496997

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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Prepare to succeed on your physician coding certification exam with Physician Coding Exam Review 2017: The Certification Step! From leading coding author and educator Carol J. Buck, this exam review provides complete coverage of all topics included on the physician coding certification exam — including anatomy, terminology, and pathophysiology for each body system; reimbursement issues; CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM coding; and more. Four full practice exams simulate the testing experience, include answers and rationales, and provide enough practice to reassure even the most insecure exam-taker. It’s the only physician coding exam review you need! Comprehensive review content covers everything you need to know to pass your physician coding certification exam. UNIQUE! Practice exams on the Evolve website allow you to assess strengths and weaknesses and develop a plan for focused study, including a Pre-Exam to be taken prior to studying, the same exam again as a Post-Exam to be taken after your review, and a Final Exam that simulates the experience of taking the actual physician coding exam. Concise outline format helps you access information quickly and study more efficiently. Mobile-optimized quick quizzes offer on-the-go practice and review with 380 additional medical terminology, pathophysiology, CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS questions. Success Strategies section in the text guides you step-by-step through the entire exam process. UNIQUE! Netter’s Anatomy illustrations help you understand anatomy and how it affects coding. Full-color design and illustrations make study and review easier and more engaging. UNIQUE! Real-world coding reports (cleared of any patient identifiers) simulate the reports that you will encounter on the job and challenge you to apply key coding principles to actual cases. Answers and rationales to the Pre-, Post- and Final Exams are available on Evolve. Updated content includes the latest ICD-10, HCPCS, and CPT code updates, promoting accurate coding and success on the job.

Encyclopedia of Food Chemistry

Author: N.A

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0128140453

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2194

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Encyclopedia of Food Chemistry is the ideal primer for food scientists, researchers, students and young professionals who want to acquaint themselves with food chemistry. Well-organized, clearly written, and abundantly referenced, the book provides a foundation for readers to understand the principles, concepts, and techniques used in food chemistry applications. Articles are written by international experts and cover a wide range of topics, including food chemistry, food components and their interactions, properties (flavor, aroma, texture) the structure of food, functional foods, processing, storage, nanoparticles for food use, antioxidants, the Maillard and Strecker reactions, process derived contaminants, and the detection of economically-motivated food adulteration. The encyclopedia will provide readers with an introduction to specific topics within the wider context of food chemistry, as well as helping them identify the links between the various sub-topics. Offers readers a comprehensive understanding of food chemistry and the various connections between the sub-topics Provides an authoritative introduction for non-specialists and readers from undergraduate levels and upwards Meticulously organized, with articles structured logically based on the various elements of food chemistry

In Silico Drug Design

Repurposing Techniques and Methodologies

Author: Kunal Roy

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128163771

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 886

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In Silico Drug Design: Repurposing Techniques and Methodologies explores the application of computational tools that can be utilized for this approach. The book covers theoretical background and methodologies of chem-bioinformatic techniques and network modeling and discusses the various applied strategies to systematically retrieve, integrate and analyze datasets from diverse sources. Other topics include in silico drug design methods, computational workflows for drug repurposing, and network-based in silico screening for drug efficacy. With contributions from experts in the field and the inclusion of practical case studies, this book gives scientists, researchers and R&D professionals in the pharmaceutical industry valuable insights into drug design. Discusses the theoretical background and methodologies of useful techniques of cheminformatics and bioinformatics that can be applied for drug repurposing Offers case studies relating to the in silico modeling of FDA-approved drugs for the discovery of antifungal, anticancer, antiplatelet agents, and for drug therapies against diseases Covers tools and databases that can be utilized to facilitate in silico methods for drug repurposing

Secret Fire. Die Entfesselten

Author: C. J. Daugherty,Carina Rozenfeld

Publisher: Verlag Friedrich Oetinger

ISBN: 3862749185

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 448

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Wenn ein Fluch dein Schicksal ist, vertrau' auf die Liebe! Taylor und Sacha haben im St. Wilfred College Zuflucht gefunden. Hier sucht man fieberhaft nach einer Möglichkeit, die furchterregenden Todbringer zu vernichten. Nur noch wenige Tage bleiben bis zu Sachas 18. Geburtstag, dem Tag, an dem er sterben wird, falls die zwei es nicht schaffen, den uralten Fluch zu bezwingen. Ein Wettlauf gegen die Zeit, der von Sacha und Taylor verlangt, sich dem zu stellen, was sie am meisten fürchten, um nicht zu verlieren, was sie am meisten lieben. Spannung hoch zwei: Action trifft Romantik! Spektakuläres Finale des Mystery-Zweiteilers von der Autorin der Bestseller-Serie "Night School"!

Valley of Shadows

Author: C.J Sereda

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1546220100

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

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When a girl must kill to survive, why not do it in style? When Ryan Blair realized she must consume souls to remain alive, she figured it might not be such a bad idea to get paid for it. Equipped with a special skill set and wit, her chosen career path came easy to herwell, before she met them. Suddenly thrust into a world she never imagined existed, complete with beings of myth and legends, Ryan must remember who she is before its too late. Running from one past to another, will she be able to overcome the obstacles that await? Or is she doomed to repeat the cycle that began the seemingly endless nightmare she finds herself trapped in?

Die Original-Öl-Eiweiss-Kost

Das Grundlagenbuch

Author: Dr. Johanna-Budwig-Stiftung

Publisher: Knaur MensSana eBook

ISBN: 3426442698

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 208

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Dieses Grundlagen-Buch stellt eine Ergänzung und Fortführung zu Buch I "Basisrezepte aus der Öl-Eiweiß-Kost" dar und enthält in seinem umfassenden theoretischen Teil deutlich mehr Hintergrundwissen. Der Theorieteil setzt die grundlegenden Erkenntnisse der Krebs-Forscherin und Ernährungswissenschaftlerin Dr. Johanna Budwig in Bezug zu moderner wissenschaftlicher Forschung und stellt Erklärungsansätze für Patienten und Therapeuten dar. Der Praxisteil enthält viel Erklärendes zu den Inhalten der Öl-Eiweiß-Kost und liefert zum Einstieg einen 14-Tage-Plan mit anschließendem kurzen Rezept-Teil für diese 14 Tage.

Queery Tales: Der gestiefelte Kater

Gay Fantasy Romance

Author: C.J. Rivers

Publisher: BookRix

ISBN: 3739627956

Category: Fiction

Page: 91

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Ein romantisches Märchen für Erwachsene, sehr frei erzählt nach Motiven der Brüder Grimm.Als seine Brüder ihn in einer eiskalten Winternacht aus dem Haus jagen, weiß Jonah noch nicht, wohin sein Weg ihn führen wird. Ein merkwürdiger Kater und ein geheimnisvoller Fremder sorgen dafür, dass sein Schicksal eine erstaunliche Wendung nimmt. Aber kann man sein ganzes Leben auf einem Betrug aufbauen?Mit "Queery Tales: Der gestiefelte Kater" liegt nun die dritte Folge aus der Serie mit schwulen Märchen vor. Die Geschichten bauen nicht aufeinander auf und können unabhängig voneinander gelesen werden.

Special Forces Seduction

Author: C.J. Miller

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1488016232

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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When two spies reunite, sparks fly in the most dangerous of circumstances… Go undercover one final time to bring down a drug lord. That's all Finn Carter wants from his ex, Alex "Hyde" Flores. But the sexy spy never counted on his feelings for her roaring back to life! Hyde's made it clear she's looking for forever while he's committed to staying in the field. Things change when their mission goes awry… Hyde wants out of the black ops game, yet she can't resist one more assignment. If she lays her life and her love down one last time, she demands nothing less from Finn. As the risky takedown spirals out of control, both spies must use all their wiles to stay alive…and have a future together!

Capturing a Colton

Author: C.J. Miller

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1488016569

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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The most lethal Colton is out for revenge in the conclusion of The Coltons of Shadow Creek! Real-estate tycoon Declan Sinclair has a score to settle with on-the-run felon Livia Colton. He can't change his tragic past, but he can demolish her onetime estate. But while coming to terms with his most hated enemy, Declan bumps heads with Livia's youngest daughter, the alluring Jade Colton… Having always felt isolated from her own family, Jade finds satisfaction in rescuing and rehabilitating Thoroughbred racehorses. And when she finds herself in Livia's crosshairs, Jade turns to Declan for comfort and protection. Can she really trust a man who's sworn to take down the entire Colton clan—once and for all?