Who Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants: Volume 1

A collection of 28 monographs covering the quality control and traditional and clinical uses of selected medicinal plants. Plants were selected for inclusion on the basis of their widespread use, particularly in countries that rely heavily on medicinal plants to meet primary health care needs. Monographs are provided for a number of phytomedicines traditionally used to treat such common complaints as diarrhoea, constipation, headache, appetite loss, sleep disorders, fatigue, and mild respiratory, gastrointestinal, and skin disorders.

The clinical Use of Blood

The Clinical Use of Blood Handbook provides a handy guide to the appropriate use of blood and blood products for prescribers of blood at all levels of the healthcare system. It is designed to provide a quick reference to transfusion, particularly when an urgent clinical decision is required. It summarizes key information from a more extensive module of learning material: The Clinical Use of Blood.

Pusher Myths: Re-Situating the Drug Dealer

In 2005, an estimated 19.7 million people over the age of 12 years in America used drugs in the past month (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2006). With drug usage there are two categories of people that are involved: drug users and drug dealers. This is among the few books that deal with drug dealers. It has been written by a Professor of Sociology and provides a sociological perspective.