Dirty Work

By Glen McNamara

This precise tale of police corruption and undercover assignments may have you reeling.

"All crime revolves round the monetary powerhouse that's the drug alternate. and medication and paedophilia move jointly like a hand in a glove." this can be internal Sydney within the warmth of the Eighties and the money and medication are flowing freely.

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Sleep Aids (Drugs: the Straight Facts)

By M. Foster Olive

This booklet examines the various types of sleep aids in use, from over the counter and natural items to robust pharmaceuticals, and indicates how they have an effect on the physique within the lengthy and brief term.

Drugs: The directly proof seems to be to provide readers with sturdy, reliable information regarding medicines. Texts emphasise a ancient and clinical method of studying approximately medicinal drugs, their use, and their influence at the consumer.

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Mosby's 2012 Nursing Drug Reference, 25th Edition

If you'll purchase one drug handbook -- this could be the only. No different drug guide allows you to entry trustworthy drug details faster. With an A-Z association, each one drug is straightforward to discover. yet what is even higher is the truth that Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference grants the main whole drug info for every drug, together with makes use of, unintended effects, and interactions. Key nursing issues are pointed out that can assist you check, administer, evaluation, and train your sufferers. directions for giving medicines through quite a few routes (e.g., PO, IM, IV) also are incorporated. you'll always locate the newest and so much reliable drug details in Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference by way of Linda Skidmore-Roth, a well known professional in nursing pharmacology. there's a distinction in drug handbooks -- placed your belief in Mosby, the prime identify in nursing publishing.

  • Presents finished insurance of more than 1,300 widespread and 4,500 trade-name drugs.
  • Organizes monographs alphabetically by way of time-honored drug name to permit for speedy retrieval of wanted information.
  • Includes comprehensive drug monographs containing known names, Rx or OTC designations, pronunciation, U.S. and Canadian alternate names, practical and chemical category, controlled-substance time table, do-not-confuse medicines, motion, makes use of, unlabeled makes use of, dosages and routes, on hand kinds, negative effects, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug lab test), nursing concerns, and remedy of overdose.
  • Provides concise, practice-oriented nursing considerations: verify, administer, perform/provide, overview, and train patient/family.
  • Highlights IV drug information in a single easy-to-find position, lower than the Administer heading, together with detailed issues and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities.
  • Identifies high alert drugs that pose the best possibility for sufferer damage if administered incorrectly.
  • Features a nursing alert icon settling on issues that require unique attention.
  • Highlights common and life-threatening facet effects for simple identification.
  • Features over 400 power interactions among medicinal drugs and natural products.
  • Includes lifespan and disorder-related dosages for newborns, young ones, teenagers, adults, and geriatric, hepatic, and renal patients.
  • Provides specific Do now not Confuse headings so that you can steer clear of administering the incorrect drug.
  • Includes Tall Man lettering as steered through the FDA to differentiate simply pressured drug names.
  • Features 16 full-color illustrations that express mechanisms or websites of motion for choose drug sessions corresponding to antidepressants, antiinfectives and antiretroviral agents.
  • Features boldface path subheadings -- equivalent to PO, IV, and IM -- less than the Dosage and Routes and Administer headings to aid find details quickly.
  • Includes a number of detailed multi-product monographs that team all chemically related kinds of insulins, cephalosporins (1st-, 2nd-, 3rd-generation), contraceptives, and penicillins jointly into unmarried monographs, with cross-references to the person kinds of those drugs.
  • Includes a Drug Categories section with nursing concerns and a listing of universal typical medicinal drugs for every category.
  • Offers a Combination Products appendix overlaying the varieties and makes use of of greater than 500 products.
  • Provides Black field Warnings with indicators to harmful and/or life-threatening antagonistic effects.
  • Designates Canadian model names with a maple leaf.
  • Offers a flexible, waterproof cover for sturdiness within the scientific setting.
  • Includes free on-line updates with the newest FDA drug indicators, new drug monographs, tables of lately published medicines within the united states, a list of high-alert Canadian drugs and regulated ingredients, hyperlinks to worthwhile drug-related web content, details on chosen prescribed drugs with capability for abuse, an in depth desk of orphan medicines, a close desk of AHA drug dosing directions, names and makes use of of general natural items, drugs which may be irrelevant for geriatric sufferers, medicinal drugs metabolized via recognized P450s, a complete Drug identify Safety reference, and sufferer instructing guidelines.
  • Includes monographs of 25 new drugs lately authorized by way of the FDA.
  • Presents thousands of latest and up to date drug facts, together with doses, unwanted effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions, and nursing considerations.

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Entheogens and the Future of Religion

A examine of the significance of psychedelic crops and medication in faith and society

• With contributions by way of Albert Hofmann, R. Gordon Wasson, Jack Kornfield, Terence McKenna, the Shulgins, Rick Strassman, and others

• Explores the significance of educational and non secular freedom within the research of psychedelics and the brain

• Exposes the necessity for an equipped religious context for entheogen use so one can totally become aware of their transformative and sacred price

We stay in a time while a superb many voices are calling for a religious renewal to handle the issues that face humanity, but the best way of entheogens--one of the oldest and such a lot common technique of achieving a spiritual experience--is forbidden, surrounded by way of controversy and false impression. greatly hired in conventional shamanic societies, entheogens determine prominently within the origins of faith and their use maintains this day through the global. they modify cognizance in this kind of profound means that, looking on the set and surroundings, they could produce the last word human studies: union with God or revelation of different mystical realities.

With contributions through Albert Hofmann, Terence McKenna, Ann and Alexander Shulgin, Thomas Riedlinger, Dale Pendell, and Rick Strassman in addition to interviews with R. Gordon Wasson and Jack Kornfield, this ebook explores historic and glossy makes use of of psychedelic medications, emphasizing the complementary dating among technology and mystical event and the significance of psychedelics to the way forward for faith and society. Revealing the mystical-religious chances of components equivalent to psilocybin mushrooms, mescaline, and LSD, this e-book exposes the important want for constructing an prepared religious context for his or her use with the intention to absolutely detect their transformative and sacred price. Stressing the significance of educational and non secular freedom, the authors demand a revival of clinical and spiritual inquiry into entheogens so that they can be utilized effectively and legally by means of these looking to domesticate their non secular wisdom.

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Cancer Drugs (Drugs: the Straight Facts)

By Judy Matray-devoti

Because the days of the Greek health care provider Hippocrates, who named benign tumors oncos and malignant tumors carcinos, melanoma has been a feared affliction, principally since it is so tough to regard. even though radiation, chemotherapy, and different remedies have helped retailer the lives of numerous sufferers, cutting edge new medicinal drugs carry out much more desire for curing or even combating melanoma. From abarelix to zoledronic acid, here's a accomplished examine kinds of oncology remedy medications and the way they paintings. an excellent source for pupil experiences, melanoma medicines contains full-color pictures, informative case experiences, charts and diagrams, and a bibliography.

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Dealing Death and Drugs: The Big Business of Dope in the U.S. and Mexico (Cinco Puntos Checkpoint Series)

By Beto O'Rourke

The battle on medicinal drugs doesn’t paintings. This grew to become visible to El Paso urban Representatives Susie Byrd and Beto O’Rourke after they began to ask questions about why El Paso’s sister urban Ciudad Juárez has turn into the deadliest urban within the world—8,000-plus deaths given that January 1, 2008. Byrd and O’Rourke quickly discovered American drug use and usa' failed warfare on medicinal drugs are on the middle of challenge. In Dealing demise and Drugs — a booklet written for the final reader — they discover the prices and results of marijuana prohibition. They argue that marijuana prohibition has created a black marketplace so ecocnomic that drug kingpins are billionaires and drug keep watch over doesn’t stand an opportunity. utilizing Juárez as their concentration, they describe the enterprise version of drug trafficking and clarify why this illicit procedure has ended in the endless slaughter of humans. Their place: the one rational substitute to the battle on medicines is to finish to the present prohibition on marijuana.

"If Washington won’t do whatever varied, if Mexico urban won’t do something various, then it really is as much as us — the voters of the border who comprehend the futility and tragedy of this present coverage first hand — to guide the way." — from the Afterword

A component to the proceeds from the sale of Dealing dying and Drugs could be donated to Centro Santa Catalina, a faith-based neighborhood in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, based in 1996 through Dominican Sisters for the religious, academic and financial empowerment of economically negative ladies and for the welfare in their families.

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The Bluegrass Conspiracy: An Inside Story of Power, Greed, Drugs and Murder

By Sally Denton

While Kentucky Blueblood Drew Thornton parachuted to his demise in September 1985 sporting hundreds of thousands in money and a hundred and fifty kilos of cocaine the ugly finish of his startling lifestyles blew open a scandal that reached to the main mystery circles of the U.S. govt. the tale of Thornton and the corporate he served, and the lone heroic struggle of country Policeman Ralph Ross opposed to a world internet of corruption is among the so much portentous stories of the 20 th century.

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Primer of Drug Action: 12th (Twelfth Edition)

By Robert M. Julien

Version after version, Robert Julien's A Primer of Drug motion retains speed with the most dynamic fields of clinical inquiry, giving scholars instant entry to the most up-tp-date learn and promising new instructions in psychopharmacology. conscientiously up to date all through, the recent variation back takes its position because the definitive consultant to the medicine that have an effect on the brain and behaviour. As regularly, it really is transparent, entire, aim, and authoritative, spanning a large choice of drug kinds, together with sedatives, depressants, stimulants, analgesics, psychedelic medicinal drugs, steroids, and medicine used to regard mental problems.

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The Last Pirate: A Father, His Son, and the Golden Age of Marijuana

By Tony Dokoupil

A haunting and sometimes hilarious memoir of starting to be up in 80s Miami because the son of massive Tony, a ideal version of the good American pot baron. 
 
To his fellow smugglers, Anthony Edward Dokoupil was once the outdated guy. He ran stateside operations for one of many biggest marijuana jewelry of the 20 th century. In all they offered millions of kilos of marijuana, and large Tony allotted not less than fifty a whole lot it. To his son he was once a rambling guy who was once additionally in some way a gift father, a self-destructive addict who ruined every little thing yet affection. the following Tony Dokoupil blends wonderful reportage with searing own thoughts, providing a probing chronicle of pot-smoking, drug-taking the USA from the viewpoint of the new release that grew up within the aftermath of the good Stoned Age. 

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