The Pharmacist s Mate and 8

The Pharmacist s Mate and 8 Author Amy Fusselman
ISBN-10 9781944211134
Year 2016-03-15
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher McSweeney's

Amy Fusselman's first two books, The Pharmacist's Mate and 8, weave surprising beauty out of diverse strands of personal reflection. Half memoir and half philosophical improvisation, each focuses loosely on a relationship with a man in the author's life: The Pharmacist's Mate with her recently deceased father, and 8 with "my pedophile" (as Fusselman painfully refers to her childhood assailant). Along the way, Fusselman covers sea shanties and artificial insemination, World War II and AC/DC, alternative healers and monster-truck videos. Fusselman's "wholly original epigrammatic style" (Vogue) "makes the world strange again, a place where dying and making life are equally mysterious and miraculous activities" (Time Out New York).

The Pharmacist s Mate

The Pharmacist s Mate Author Amy Fusselman
ISBN-10 0142002356
Year 2002
Pages 102
Language en
Publisher New York : Penguin Books

The author interweaves excerpts from her father's World War II journal, written when he was a pharmacist's mate on the Liberty ship George E. Pickett, with an account of his death and her own struggle to become pregnant, in a poignant, concise memoir. Reprint.


Eight Author Amy Fusselman
ISBN-10 UOM:39015068816845
Year 2007
Pages 129
Language en
Publisher Counterpoint

In a free form narrative, the author describes events in her life, covering such topics as "her" pedophile, the routine and automatic motions performed every day, and touch therapy.

Savage Park

Savage Park Author Amy Fusselman
ISBN-10 9780544303003
Year 2015-01-13
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

After visiting a playpark in Japan where children are sawing wood, hammering and building open fires, the author reassesses American culture's obsession with overprotection, decides to live a more risk-filled existence and questions the ultimate impact of excessive safety. 15,000 first printing.

Preceptor s Handbook for Pharmacists

Preceptor s Handbook for Pharmacists Author Lourdes M. Cuellar
ISBN-10 1585282847
Year 2009-07-02
Pages 280
Language en
Publisher ASHP

In order for you to make a difference to new pharmacists, you must remain challenged and energized by your role as preceptor. ASHP’s Preceptor’s Handbook for Pharmacists, second edition, in a completely revised format, gives new and experienced preceptors, residents, and pharmacy directors the practical advice needed to start new pharmacists on the path to success.In eleven, no-nonsense chapters, you will learn what it takes to be an effective preceptor, mentor, and career advisor.Inside you will learn how to: Fit precepting responsibilities into your schedule Guide yourself and your site through the new ACPE guidelines Ask leading questions Calm students’ fears and worries Give constructive feedback Use the latest assessment tools Promote self-directed learning Develop effective goals and objectives for your student And much more! The second edition features new tips, updated content, and newly organized information so that you can find the information you need quickly. It was also written with terminology that complies with ACPE standards. “Pearls” are highlighted so that you can pick up the book anytime you need inspiration.

Battle Station Sick Bay

Battle Station Sick Bay Author Jan K. Herman
ISBN-10 UOM:39015040697461
Year 1997-01-01
Pages 266
Language en
Publisher Naval Inst Press

In this compelling oral history, Navy medical personnel from World War II recall their experiences and the role Navy medicine played in the great crusade. Physicians, nurses, and corpsmen report the way it was, matter-of-factly, with pride and pathos, but not without humor. These are the veterans whose skills were tested at Pearl Harbor, Corregidor, Guadalcanal, Peleliu, Normandy, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa. Readers will appreciate as never before the single-minded purpose to which the men and women of Navy medicine dedicated themselves as they healed the wounded aboard vessels under kamikaze attack, in POW camps, and still other appalling circumstances. Former pharmacist's mate Wheeler Lipes describes the time, mythologized by Hollywood and the press, when he removed a shipmate's appendix while his submarine cruised submerged in enemy waters. Dr. Henry Heimlich reveals how a failed chest surgery performed on a wounded Chinese soldier later inspired the lifesaving maneuver that has made his name a household word throughout the world. Cardiologist Dr. Howard Bruenn remembers Franklin D. Roosevelt's last moments at Warm Springs. Stanley Dabrowski recalls the confusion and terror at Iwo Jima as he, a pharmacist's mate, treated his first sucking chest wound under fire. Dr. Ferdinand Berley tells about hearing, while a POW, the Japanese emperor announce the war's end over the radio.

The Vaccine Handbook

The Vaccine Handbook Author Gary S. Marshall
ISBN-10 9781932610642
Year 2010-01-01
Pages 560
Language en
Publisher Professional Communications

An authoritative, user-friendly guide to vaccination. Easy to navigate yet replete with up-to-date information, the "Purple Book" contains practical advice and background for the practitioner on vaccine infrastructure, standards and regulations, business aspects of vaccine practice, general recommendations, schedules, special circumstances, and how to address a patient's concerns about vaccines. Specific information about vaccine-preventable diseases, the rationale for vaccine use, and available products is included. The book is targeted to pediatricians, family practitioners, internists, obstetricians, residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

More Curious

More Curious Author Sean Wilsey
ISBN-10 9781477308509
Year 2015-08-01
Pages 348
Language en
Publisher University of Texas Press

From reviews of the hardcover edition: “More Curious begins by making you wonder what kind of book it is, exactly, and ends by reminding you that categories are nonsense when you’re enjoying something this much.” —Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad “Mr. Wilsey can write in a range of emotional octaves, moving from the comic to the philosophical to the streetwise with ease, while putting body language on his prose to give the reader an almost synesthetic sense of what he’s saying.” —Michiko Kakutani, New York Times “More Curious captures the dizzying absurdity of contemporary America.” —Vanity Fair “Sean Wilsey’s witty essays from his cross-country adventures form a portrait of the weird side of contemporary America.” —Los Angeles Times “When Wilsey is at his best, and he often is in More Curious, his prose has a barely contained energy that makes his work both informative and entertaining. And often, whether his subject is rats or NASA or skateboarding or soccer, that work is provocative and huge-hearted.” —Alex Lemon, Dallas Morning News “Sometimes he’s funny and self-deprecating and sometimes he’s somber; sometimes his scope is as sweeping as our country, and other times it’s as narrow as Buzz Aldrin’s taste in wristwatches. There’s one through-line from beginning to end, though: those careful, thoughtful, perfect sentences.” —Alison Hallett, Portland Mercury “Generation-defining . . . a welcome chronicle of our age.” —David Kurlander, San Francisco Bay Guardian Now in paperback, with a bonus essay not included in the hardcover edition, here is Sean Wilsey’s celebrated collection of essays on the glory and misery, the beauty and absurdity of contemporary America.

Independent and Supplementary Prescribing

Independent and Supplementary Prescribing Author Molly Courtenay
ISBN-10 9781139487894
Year 2010-04-22
Language en
Publisher Cambridge University Press

The second edition of Independent and Supplementary Prescribing builds on the success of this classic text by providing a unique resource for prescribing and medicines management for both new and experienced prescribers. This is an essential resource for anyone undertaking the non-medical prescribing programme. The book explores a number of key areas for prescribers, including the ethical and legal issues surrounding prescribing, prescribing within a public health context, evidence-based prescribing, basic pharmacology, medication safety, monitoring skills and drug calculations. Each chapter has been updated for the second edition and an additional chapter 'Minimising the risk of prescribing error' has been added. Written by a group of multi-professional authors working at all stages of the medication management process, this book will be essential reading for all nurses, midwives, pharmacists and allied health professionals qualified to prescribe as independent and/or supplementary prescribers.

Annual Reports of the Navy Department

Annual Reports of the Navy Department    Author United States. Navy Dept
ISBN-10 UOM:39015025951073
Year 1930
Language en

1897/98, [v.2], "Appendix to the Report of the chief of the Bureau of navigation" contains correspondence and documents relating to the conduct of the war with Spain, collected, arranged and edited by Ensign H. H. Ward, under the direction of the bureau

Anchor in the Storm Waves of Freedom Book 2

Anchor in the Storm  Waves of Freedom Book  2 Author Sarah Sundin
ISBN-10 9781441246110
Year 2016-05-03
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Revell

One Plucky Female Pharmacist + One High-Society Naval Officer = Romance--and Danger For plucky Lillian Avery, America's entry into World War II means a chance to prove herself as a pharmacist in Boston. The challenges of her new job energize her. But society boy Ensign Archer Vandenberg's attentions only annoy--even if he is her brother's best friend. During the darkest days of the war, Arch's destroyer hunts German U-boats in vain as the submarines sink dozens of merchant ships along the East Coast. Still shaken by battles at sea, Arch notices his men also struggle with their nerves--and with drowsiness. Could there be a link to the large prescriptions for sedatives Lillian has filled? The two work together to answer that question, but can Arch ever earn Lillian's trust and affection? Sarah Sundin brings World War II to life, offering readers an intense experience they won't soon forget.

Maximize Your Rotations

Maximize Your Rotations Author Mate M. Soric
ISBN-10 1585283541
Year 2013
Pages 286
Language en
Publisher Amer Soc of Health System

Although rotations are crucial to the development of skills needed to practice pharmacy, there has been little available to guide students in the best way to prepare and make the most of these experiences—until now. Maximize Your Rotations: ASHP's Student Guide to IPPEs, APPEs, and Beyond breaks down everything you need to know into easy-to-navigate chapters. Inside you will find the skills required to excel while on IPPE or APPE rotations, along with competencies that may be unique to one type of rotation or another.

Pharmacy in World War II

Pharmacy in World War II Author Dennis B Worthen
ISBN-10 0789016265
Year 2004-05-07
Pages 279
Language en
Publisher CRC Press

Get an inside look at the lives of military and civilian pharmacists during wartime! Pharmacy in World War II is a comprehensive history of American pharmacy, both in the military and on the home front, from 1941 to 1945. The book provides a unique insight into the profession, the practice, and its practitioners through the memories of those who served as pharmacist mates, corpsmen, or civilian pharmacists. Through accounts recorded in publications, stored in archives, or told first-hand, you’ll learn about the fight to establish an Army Pharmacy Corps, the work of the Selective Service committees to preserve an adequate pool of pharmacists for civilian practice, the bond drives that would buy hospital airplanes and trains, and a great deal more. Pharmacy in World War II also looks at the organizational, economic, educational, professional, and societal issues that molded pharmacy during a watershed in modern American history. Author Dennis B. Worthen, editor-in-chief of Haworth’s Pharmaceutical Heritage book series, compiled a database of more than 11,000 pharmacists, pharmacy students, and veterans in pharmacy school during wartime as part of the “Memories Project” that recalls the activities of the professional, trade, and educational institutions of pharmacy, their goals and development, and their interactions, agreements, and differences. The book examines the fight for an Army Pharmacy Corps, shortages and rationing on the home front, manpower shortages, the impact of the Selective Service, and the prevalent attitude in the military that pharmacy was a business, not a learned profession, and that pharmaceutical services could be learned with 90 days of training. Pharmacy in World War II includes memories of: pharmacy in the pre-World War II years pharmacy education the Selective Service the drugstore’s role in the war effort the Pharmacy Corps returning veterans The book also includes photographs and images as well as appendices listing colleges and schools of pharmacy, Selective Service pharmacy advisory committees, pharmacy organizations and leaders, extracts from Army medical departments supply catalogs, and pharmacists and pharmacy students who died in the war. Pharmacy in World War II is an invaluable document for pharmacy students, practitioners, and educators, and for students of American history.