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Incontinent On The Continent

Author : Jane Christmas
ISBN : 9780745968940
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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To honour a promise to her dying father, Jane takes her ageing incontinent mother to Italy. What could possibly go wrong? Jane Christmas had always had a difficult relationship with her mother, but thought that a mother and daughter trip to Italy could be the start of a whole new friendship. In this hilarious but poignant memoir, she discovers that it will not be that easy. Describing her mother as a cross between 'Queen Victoria and Hyacinth Bucket', Jane struggles to build bridges to a woman she has always found a puzzle, while also trying to cope with her mother's failing health and physical needs.
Category: Biography & Autobiography


Author : University of Michigan. Institute for Social Research
ISBN : UOM:39015071887637
Genre : Social Sciences
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Category: Social Sciences

Aristotle S Ethical Theory

Author : W. F. R. Hardie
ISBN : UOM:39015000524788
Genre : Ethics
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This is a study of Aristotle's moral philosophy as it is contained in the Nicomachean Ethics. Hardie examines the difficulties of the text; presents a map of inescapable philosophical questions; and brings out the ambiguities and critical disagreements on some central topics, inclduing happiness, the soul, the ethical mean, and the initiation of action.
Category: Ethics

Classics Of Western Philosophy

Author : Steven M. Cahn
ISBN : 0915145936
Genre : Philosophy
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A collection of complete texts or substantial selections, highly annotated, from 29 philosophers ranging in time from Plato to J. L. Austin. Earlier editions appeared between 1977 and 1999; the sixth adds 11 new selections. No index is provided. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: Philosophy

Female Urology

Author : Shlomo Raz
ISBN : UOM:39015037406694
Genre : Medical
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The 2nd Edition of this essential text covers all aspects of female urology. Includes chapters on the anatomy of continence and pelvic support, retrocele repair, enterocele repair, hysterectomy, perineal repair, vaginal vault prolapse, sacrospinalis fixation, and continent pouches. Other material focuses on the treatment of urinary incontinence using functional electrical stimulation, needle urethral-vesicle suspension procedures, retropubic operative procedures for stress urinary incontinence, surgical treatment of detrusor hyperreflexia, gynecologic injuries to the ureter, bladder, and urethra, and vaginal flap technique. The newest techniques for managements of urinary incontinence and intrinsic sphincter dysfunction including injections of collagen and/or fat, artificial sphincters, vaginal and abdominal suspensions, slings of fascia and synthetics, and the authors' own vaginal wall sling method as well as non-surgical techniques such as biofeedback, behavioral therapy, and pelvic floor rehabilitation. Extensive review of the newest techniques in the transvaginal repair of enterocele, rectocele, and uterine prolapse. Detailed descriptions of the repair of the damaged urethra and ureter and construction of neovagina. WHAT'S NEW: The anatomy and pathophysiology of stress incontinence. Neurophysiology of micturition. Pharmacology of lower urinary tract. Social impact of incontinence. Epidemiology. Medical and surgical treatment of urinary incontinence. Urinary tract infection. Interstitial cystitis. Geriatric incontinence. Nerve stimulation
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Author : Markie Cahn
ISBN : UOM:39015042160278
Genre : Philosophy
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The most comprehensive collection of its kind, Ethics is organized into three sections, providing instructors with flexibility in designing and teaching a variety of courses in moral philosophy. Opening with Alasdair MacIntyre's discussion of the importance of the history of ethics, the first section, Historical Sources, moves from classical thought (Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, and Epictetus) through medieval views (Augustine and Aquinas) to modern theories (Hobbes, Butler, Hume, Kant, Bentham, and Mill). It culminates with the religiosity of Kierkegaard, the pessimism of Schopenhauer, the nihilism of Nietzsche, the pragmatism of James and Dewey, and the existentialism of Camus and Sartre. The readings are reprinted in their entirety wherever possible. The second section, Modern Ethical Theory, begins with James Rachels' overview of recent developments, and includes many of the most important essays of the twentieth century. The discussion of utilitarianism, Kantianism, egoism, and relativism continues in the work of major contemporary philosophers (Williams, Brandt, Feinberg, Foot, and Rachels). Landmark selections (Moore, Ross, Stevenson, Baier, Hare, Harman, and Gauthier) reflect concern with moral language and the justification of morality. The concepts of justice (Rawls), rights (Feinberg), and saintliness (Urmson and Wolff) are explored, as well as recent views on the importance of virtue ethics (MacIntyre and Rachels), and an ethic influenced by feminist concerns (Held). Peter Singer's discussion of the significance of applied ethics opens the third section, Contemporary Moral Problems. The readings present the current debates over abortion (Thomson, Tooley, and Sterba), euthanasia (Rachels and Foot), famine relief (Singer and Arthur), animal rights (Regan and Cohen), the death penalty (van den Haat and Nathanson), and affirmative action (Hill and Kekes).
Category: Philosophy

Urinary Incontinence

Author : Ammar Alhasso
ISBN : 9789535104841
Genre : Medical
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Management strategies are framed within a multidisciplinary team structure and as such a range of specialists ranging from psychologists, specialist nurses, gynaecologists and urologists author the chapters. There are some novel methods outlined by the authors with their clinical application and utility described in detail, along with exhaustive research on epidemiology, which is particularly relevant in planning for the future.
Category: Medical

Ulster Medical Journal

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ISBN : UCAL:B3370034
Genre : Clinical medicine
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Category: Clinical medicine

Care Of The Elderly

Author : Australian Association of Gerontology. Conference
ISBN : UOM:39015029090142
Genre : Age factors in disease
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Category: Age factors in disease