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A Single Breath

By Lucy Clarke
  • ISBN Code: : 1476750459
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
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From the celebrated author of Swimming at Night, a powerful and moving saga of one woman’s struggle to overcome her husband’s death and uncover his dark, mysterious past. A young widow discovers her husband was not who he claimed to be—and finds herself falling in love with the wrong man. Eva has only been married for eight months when her husband, Jackson, is swept to his death while fishing. Weighed down by confusion and sorrow, Eva decides to take leave of her midwifery practice and visit Jackson’s estranged family with the hope of grieving together. Instead, she discovers that the man she loved so deeply is not the man she thought she knew. Jackson’s father and brother reveal a dark past, exposing the lies her marriage was built upon. As Eva struggles to come to terms with the depth of Jackson’s deception, she must also confront her growing attraction to Jackson’s brother, Saul, who offers her intimacy, passion, and answers to her most troubling questions. Will Eva be able to move forward, or will she be caught up in a romance with Saul, haunted by her husband’s past? Threading together beautiful, wild settings and suspenseful twists, A Single Breath is a gripping tale of secrets, betrayals, and new beginnings.

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  • Pdf File: conscious-breathing.pdf

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Conscious Breathing draws on more than twenty years of research and practice to present a simple yet comprehensive program that can be used every day to improve energy, mental clarity, and physical health. As the essential life-force of the body, the breath influences how we feel on every level. But many traditional breathing programs are limited by esoteric or cultlike elements. Pioneering therapist Gay Hendricks has refined the most important practices into a mainstream healing tool that can provide dramatic benefits--ranging from lowered blood pressure and pain reduction to elimination of depression and anxiety--in as little as ten minutes a day. At the core of the book are eight key breathing exercises, fully illustrated, with step-by-step instructions, plus the "short form" ten-minute breathing program. Additional chapters provide breathing techniques for special concerns, including: Breathing to aid in trauma release and recovery from addictions. Treatment of asthma and other respiratory problems. Enhancement of sex and communication between couples. Improved concentration and stamina in sports.

Cardiovascular MR Manual

By Sven Plein,John Greenwood,John P Ridgway
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 331920940X
  • Total of Pages : 487
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 270
  • Pdf File: cardiovascular-mr-manual.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The book provides an introduction to CMR imaging that is understandable and focused on the relevant information needed to using CMR imaging in clinical practice. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging has become an established imaging modality with an expanding range of clinical indications. While in the past the availability of CMR imaging was limited to a few specialist centres the method is becoming more widely available. Most clinicians therefore need to have a general understanding of the diagnostic information that can be obtained from CMR imaging, the indications for referral as well as contraindications and limitations of the method. For cardiologists and radiologists in particular, CMR imaging will become a routine diagnostic tool and training curricula in Cardiology or Radiology reflect this trend by increasingly demanding training in CMR imaging.

Freediving 101

By HowExpert,Julie Shoults
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HowExpert
  • Book Code : 1647587018
  • Total of Pages : 104
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 179
  • Pdf File: freediving-101.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Have you ever wanted to connect with the ocean? Are you curious about holding your breath? Are you seeking a way to calm your mind? Freediving may be for you! This is when people explore the underwater world while holding their breath. Imagine you’re swimming over a colorful coral reef, with no SCUBA gear, just complete freedom. The fish are calm, the water is clear, and your lungs are full. Freediving may seem like an extreme sport, but in reality it is incredibly peaceful. It is relaxing, spiritual, and Zen. Freedivers find themselves in states of presence and bliss. In this guide we discuss the ins and outs of this amazing sport. You could even say we go ‘in-depth’. Learn to increase your breath hold time and explore deeper in the ocean. Freediving is all about technique and relaxation, this guide will help you master these practices. Learn about different freediving disciplines for a better understanding of competitive freediving. This knowledge will also help you branch out and try new things as a freediver. There is also information about rescue techniques and safety procedures. It is important to be a safety conscious freediver. It isn’t an inherently dangerous sport, but a little information and practice can save a life. About the Expert Julie Shoults is passionate about freediving. This passion has taken her all over the world to freedive in remarkable places. She is a PADI SCUBA and Freediving Instructor. Julie is from Florida in the United States, but now she is a world traveler. Julie started her freediving journey in the Middle East where she was working as a SCUBA Instructor. It is with a lot of patience and Vitamin Sea that she gradually improves her freediving practice. She has been freediving in the beautiful lakes of East Africa, with whale sharks, turtles, manta rays, and on countless coral reefs. At the time of publication she is living in Bali, Indonesia, where she can reach depths right from the shore! Her goal is to study science and continue traveling. HowExpert publishes quick 'how to' guides on all topics from A to Z by everyday experts.

Body Language

By Nicole Chung,Matt Ortile
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Catapult
  • Book Code : 164622132X
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Members : 669
  • Pdf File: body-language.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A kaleidoscopic anthology of essays published by Catapult magazine about the stories our bodies tell, and how we move within—and against—expectations of race, gender, health, and ability Bodies are serious, irreverent, sexy, fragile, strong, political, and inseparable from our experiences and identities as human beings. Pushing the dialogue and confronting monolithic myths, this collection of essays tackles topics like weight, disability, desire, fertility, illness, and the embodied experience of race in deep, challenging ways. Selected from the archives of Catapult magazine, the essays in Body Language affirm and challenge the personal and political conversations around human bodies from the perspectives of thirty writers diverse in race, age, gender, size, sexuality, health, ability, geography, and class—a brilliant group probing and speaking their own truths about their bodies and identities, refusing to submit to others’ expectations about how their bodies should look, function, and behave. Covering a wide range of experiences—from art modeling as a Black woman to nostalgia for a brutalizing high school sport, from the frightening upheaval of cancer diagnoses to the small beauties of funeral sex—this collection is intelligent, sensitive, and unflinchingly candid. Through the power of personal narratives, as told by writers at all stages of their careers, Body Language reflects the many ways in which we understand and inhabit our bodies. Featuring essays by A.E. Osworth, Andrea Ruggirello, Aricka Foreman, Austin Gilkeson, Bassey Ikpi, Bryan Washington, Callum Angus, Destiny O. Birdsong, Eloghosa Osunde, Forsyth Harmon, Gabrielle Bellot, Haley Houseman, Hannah Walhout, Jenny Tinghui Zhang, Jess Zimmerman, Kaila Philo, Karissa Chen, Kayla Whaley, Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Marcos Gonsalez, Marisa Crane, Melissa Hung, Natalie Lima, Nina Riggs, Rachel Charlene Lewis, Ross Showalter, s.e. smith, Sarah McEachern, Taylor Harris, and Toni Jensen.

Mechanics of Breathing

By Andrea Aliverti,Antonio Pedotti
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 8847056470
  • Total of Pages : 411
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 713
  • Pdf File: mechanics-of-breathing.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book offers a state-of-the-art description of the complexity of the healthy and pathological respiratory system, with particular reference to the mechanics of the airways, lung and chest wall. Detailed information is provided on new insights into the mechanics of breathing that have been obtained through technological innovations in measurement systems, cutting-edge modeling techniques and novel approaches to functional imaging of the respiratory system. It is explained how these advances permit the assessment of emerging treatment approaches, including new drugs, innovative surgical techniques and modes of mechanical ventilation and new forms of rehabilitation. In order to ensure comprehensive coverage of the subject, the editor has assembled a multidisciplinary team of authors comprising basic scientists in respiratory medicine, chest and intensive care physicians and bioengineers involved in both modeling and instrumentation. The book is intended for intensive care physicians, respirologists, physiologists, rehabilitation specialists, basic scientists in respiration, research and clinical fellows, biomedical engineers involved with respiratory mechanics and respiratory therapists. They will update their knowledge and improve their clinical expertise.

Last Breath

By Karin Slaughter
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0062742159
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 774
  • Pdf File: last-breath.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Protecting someone always comes at a cost. At the age of thirteen, Charlie Quinn’s childhood came to an abrupt and devastating end. Two men, with a grudge against her lawyer father, broke into her home—and after that shocking night, Charlie’s world was never the same. Now a lawyer herself, Charlie has made it her mission to defend those with no one else to turn to. So when Flora Faulkner, a motherless teen, begs for help, Charlie is reminded of her own past, and is powerless to say no. But honor-student Flora is in far deeper trouble than Charlie could ever have anticipated. Soon she must ask herself: How far should she go to protect her client? And can she truly believe everything she is being told? Razor-sharp and lightning-fast, this electrifying story from the #1 international bestselling author will leave you breathless. And be sure to read Karin Slaughter’s extraordinary new novel The Good Daughter—available August 22, 2017.

Handbook of MRI Pulse Sequences

By Matt A. Bernstein,Kevin F. King,Xiaohong Joe Zhou
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Book Code : 9780080533124
  • Total of Pages : 1040
  • Category : Mathematics
  • Members : 334
  • Pdf File: handbook-of-mri-pulse-sequences.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is among the most important medical imaging techniques available today. There is an installed base of approximately 15,000 MRI scanners worldwide. Each of these scanners is capable of running many different "pulse sequences", which are governed by physics and engineering principles, and implemented by software programs that control the MRI hardware. To utilize an MRI scanner to the fullest extent, a conceptual understanding of its pulse sequences is crucial. Handbook of MRI Pulse Sequences offers a complete guide that can help the scientists, engineers, clinicians, and technologists in the field of MRI understand and better employ their scanner. Explains pulse sequences, their components, and the associated image reconstruction methods commonly used in MRI Provides self-contained sections for individual techniques Can be used as a quick reference guide or as a resource for deeper study Includes both non-mathematical and mathematical descriptions Contains numerous figures, tables, references, and worked example problems

Ruppel's Manual of Pulmonary Function Testing - E-Book

By Carl Mottram
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Book Code : 032376262X
  • Total of Pages : 528
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 384
  • Pdf File: ruppel-s-manual-of-pulmonary-function-testing-e-book.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Entry- and Advanced-Level objectives prepare you for success on the NBRC’s Pulmonary Function Technologist credentialing examinations and follow the content guidelines of the CPFT and RPFT exam matrices from the National Board for Respiratory Care. How To boxes provide step-by-step guidelines to performing pulmonary function tests, taking the guesswork out of completing accurate and result-producing tests. Case studies provide problem-solving challenges for real-life patient scenarios, including each case history, PFT testing results, a technologist’s comments, and questions and answers. PFT Tips highlight and reinforce the most important pulmonary function testing information in every chapter. Convenient study features include key terms, chapter outlines, learning objectives, chapter summary points, suggested readings, a glossary, and self-assessment questions. Authoritative, all-in-one resource eliminates the need to search for information in other sources. Criteria for acceptability and repeatability are included in each test section, as well as interpretive strategies to help you adhere to recognized testing standards.

One Breath Away

By Heather Gudenkauf
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Book Code : 1488076006
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 498
  • Pdf File: one-breath-away.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In this gripping and emotionally-charged thriller, New York Times bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf shows how all it takes is a single moment to change everything. In the midst of a sudden spring snowstorm, a man armed with a gun walks into a school. Officer Meg Barrett holds the responsibility of the children of Broken Branch in her hands. Will Thwaite stands by helplessly and wonders if he has failed his child again. Trapped in her classroom, Evelyn Oliver watches for an opportunity to rescue the children in her care. And thirteen-year-old Augie Baker will risk her own safety to protect her little brother. As tension mounts with each passing minute, and as the people of Broken Branch race to uncover the identity of the stranger, small acts of fear and courage reveal hidden truths that will alter the town forever. Previously published. Don’t miss these other gripping thrillers from New York Times bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf: The Weight of Silence These Things Hidden Little Mercies Missing Pieces Not a Sound Before She Was Found

A Single Stone

By Meg McKinlay
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Book Code : 0763691763
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 310
  • Pdf File: a-single-stone.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In an isolated society, one girl makes a discovery that will change everything — and learns that a single stone, once set in motion, can bring down a mountain. Jena — strong, respected, reliable — is the leader of the line, a job every girl in the village dreams of. Watched over by the Mothers as one of the chosen seven, Jena's years spent denying herself food and wrapping her limbs have paid off. She is small enough to squeeze through the tunnels of the mountain and gather the harvest, risking her life with each mission. No work is more important. This has always been the way of things, even if it isn’t easy. But as her suspicions mount and Jena begins to question the life she’s always known, the cracks in her world become impossible to ignore. Thought-provoking and quietly complex, Meg McKinlay’s novel unfolds into a harshly beautiful tale of belief, survival, and resilience stronger than stone.