This page provides a list of books and book chapters authored by GW health sciences faculty. Copies may be available at Himmelfarb Library for checkout, or for viewing online with a GW netID and password.
Daniel Truong, Mark Hallet, and Christopher Zachary
Fully updated throughout, the second edition of the Manual of Botulinum Toxin Therapy provides practical guidance on the use of Botox in a wide variety of disorders. New chapters have been added on the use of botulinum toxin in wound healing, in focal hand dystonia and in thoracic outlet syndrome, as well as others. There are new chapters on the use of botulinum toxins in conjunction with ultrasound guidance. Using clear line-drawings the Manual describes the relevant injection sites for each condition and gives comparative dosage tables for the various formulations of toxins used in different muscle groups. Throughout the ... Read more
Roger J. Packer and David Schiff
Cancer imposes daunting effects on the nervous system Brain cancer is one of the most devastating diagnoses a physician can deliver. Cancer of the nervous system can take many different forms. Treatment is specific to the type of malignancy, its location in the nervous system and, increasingly, its molecular characteristics. The challenges manifest further when management choices need to be made, and multidisciplinary approaches are required. Additional complexities arise in children, where the developing neurological system requires more sensitive treatment. Neuro-oncology unmasks the complexities to provide a straightforward guide to cancers of the nervous system. Following a general approach to ... Read more
Katherine L. Hunting and Brenda L. Gleason
Essential Case Studies in Public Health: Putting Public Health into Practice is a unique compilation of twenty-one cases based on real life events and problems. Written by over forty public health faculty members and practitioners, these cases vividly illustrate how professionals across various disciplines tackle public health challenges. Covering a wide range of topics and issues from HPV vaccines as school entry requirements to implementing community-based water systems in rural Honduran communities to a mumps epidemic in Iowa, this text helps students apply a wide range of knowledge and skills relevant to public health outbreak investigation, policy analysis, regulatory decision-making ... Read more
J. P. Mohr, James C. Grotta, Philip A. Wolf, Michael A. Moskowitz, Marc R. Mayberg, and Rudiger Von Kummer
Margaret Plack and Maryann Driscoll
Drs. Margaret Plack and Maryanne Drioscoll have over 35 years of experience in teching, research, and clinical practice. Teaching and Learning in Physical Therapy is grounded in current literature and has a theoretical basis in reflectvie practice, active learning strategies, and brain compatible instruction. Also included in this text are practical strategies that allow students, educators, and clinicans, working with both studetns and patients, to enhance their critical thinking and clinical decision-making processes in a variety of settings and situations.
Barbara DeBuono, Ana Rita Gonzalez, and Sara Rosenbaum
Moments in Leadership: Case Studies in Public Health Policy and Practice focuses on the role of public health leadership in influencing health policy, particularly with respect to issues in health and healthcare that intersect at the boundaries of science, behavior, culture, and society. Moments In Leadership is the newest addition to Pfizer's public health library of books that focus on raising awareness of and interest in the field of public health. -- Provided by the publisher.