Over 50 percent of the global population lives in cities, and those cities all share the same pressing challenge: how can they provide economic prosperity and social cohesion in a sustainable way?
Dr. Mary Arthur, director of the anesthesiology residency program at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, is the editor of Anesthesiology CA-1 Pocket Survival Guide, a new book designed to help new anesthesiology residents better navigate the transition from their intern year to the first clinical training year.
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) has published two new textbooks on the topics of infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship. Both textbooks serve as valuable resources for healthcare practitioners and those in public health and provide expert guidance and helpful information from physician and pharmacist leaders on approaches to infection prevention and for strengthening existing antibiotic stewardship programs.
While remembering the '60s sounds nostalgic, it also appears to make sense. In that decade the balance of the quality of life and sustainability was at its best according to a study on the history of the sustainability of the Netherlands by, among others, TU Eindhoven and the University of Groningen. Their book 'Well-being, Sustainability and Social Development, The Netherlands 1850-2050' covers some 800 pages and is available through SpringerOpen as an open access book.
An educational psychologist has created stories to help children deal with issues such as anxiety and depression.
Bats have fascinated human beings for hundreds of years. Often perceived as strangely different from other animals, bats are characterized by unique sensory organs and a peculiar shape. They are nocturnal animals and the only mammals capable of flying -- which might be why they are frequently associated with vampires and other mythical figures.
An industry training men in the art of seduction -- estimated to be worth $100 million USD -- encourages its clients to treat women and themselves as commodities in a sexual marketplace, a new study has found.
When Mount St. Helens erupted 38 years ago today, it not only dramatically transformed more than 200 square miles that previously contained vast forests, fast-flowing streams, and sparkling mountain lakes, it also created unprecedented research opportunities for scientists. Nearly four decades later, much of what has been learned at this living laboratory is revealed in a new book that presents key science lessons and messages from the volcano.
The book presents simple information that enhances the reader's understanding about various aspects of fractional calculus.
This book presents information about the application of the 'interest rate model' for risk management goals. When using this model to generate interest rate scenarios for the risk management, the scenarios should be generated with the real probabilities, so called the real-world measure. For this purpose, the interest rate model should be specified under the real-world measure, which is called the 'real-world model' in practice.