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Institute of Medicine (U.S.)

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Works: 1,239 works in 2,376 publications in 1 language and 223,038 library holdings
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Classifications: QH366.2, 576.8
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Science, evolution, and creationism by National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book, a group of experts assembled by the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine explain the fundamental methods of science, document the overwhelming evidence in support of biological evolution, and evaluate the alternative perspectives offered by advocates of various kinds of creationism, including "intelligent design." Science, Evolution, and Creationism explores the many fascinating inquiries being pursued that put the science of evolution to work in preventing and treating human disease, developing new agricultural products, and fostering industrial innovations. The book also presents the scientific and legal reasons for not teaching creationist ideas in public school science classes." "Mindful of school board battles and recent court decisions, Science, Evolution, and Creationism shows that science and religion should be viewed as different ways of understanding the world rather than as frameworks that are in conflict with each other and that the evidence for evolution can be fully compatible with religious faith. For educators, students, teachers, community leaders, legislators, policymakers, and parents who seek to understand the basis of evolutionary science, this publication will be an essential resource."--Jacket
The Medical implications of nuclear war by Fredric Solomon( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om risikoen for en atomkrig og om følgerne af atomkrig på mennesker og miljø
Discovering the brain by Sandra Ackerman( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a "field guide" to the brain, an easy-to-read discussion of its physical structure and where functions such as language and music appreciation lie. The author offers an overview of what we know about the brain and what researchers may be able to accomplish in the next 10 years.--[book cover]
Confronting AIDS by Institute of Medicine (U.S.)( Book )

14 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report and recommendations prepared by the Committee for the Oversight of AIDS Activities of the Institute of Medicine
Engaging schools : fostering high school students' motivation to learn by National Research Council (U.S.)( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book discusses what changes hold the greatest promise for increasing students' motivation to learn in these schools. It looks at various approaches to reform through different methods of instruction and assessment, adjustments in school size, vocational teaching, and other key areas. Examples of innovative schools and comprehensive reform designs aimed at getting high school kids excited about learning are also included."--Jacket
In her own right : the Institute of Medicine's guide to women's health issues by Beryl Lieff Benderly( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Use of laboratory animals in biomedical and behavioral research by National Research Council( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientific experiments using animals have contributed significantly to the improvement of human health. Animal experiments were crucial to the conquest of polio, for example, and they will undoubtedly be one of the keystones in AIDS research. However, some persons believe that the cost to the animals is often high. Authored by a committee of experts from various fields, this book discusses the benefits that have resulted from animal research, the scope of animal research today, the concerns of advocates of animal welfare, and the prospects for finding alternatives to animal use. The authors conclude with specific recommendations for more consistent government action
Adviser, teacher, role model, friend : on being a mentor to students in science and engineering by Washington,Dc. Mathematical Sciences Education Board National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide is meant to assist mentors and advisors in understanding how they might help students identify and respond to the challenges of becoming scientists or engineers. The guide--intended for faculty members, teachers, administrators, and others who advise and mentor students of science and engineering--attempts to summarize features that are common to successful mentoring relationships. The goal is to encourage mentoring habits that are in the best interests of both parties in the relationship. The chapters define mentoring, explain the different roles the mentor plays with students (faculty advisor, career advisor, skills consultant, role model), makes recommendations for improving the quality of mentoring, and provides resources. Within each chapter, the text contains steps to improve mentoring, examples of poor and good mentoring, the context of mentoring, a sample of nonacademic careers in science and engineering, and chapter summaries. (Contains 50 references.) (Ask)
Organization and members - National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council by National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)( )

in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A register of members and activities of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council
2020 vision : Health in the 21st century : Institute of Medicine 25th anniversary symposium by Institute of Medicine (U.S.)( Book )

10 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preventing HIV transmission : the role of sterile needles and bleach by Institute of Medicine Staff( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Should the nation support giving drug users sterile needles and bleach for cleaning them to reduce the spread of HIV? Or does needle distribution worsen the drug problem? This book takes a critical look at the available data on the needle and bleach programs under way, reaches conclusions about the effectiveness of these programs, and offers concrete recommendations to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS
Scientific criteria to ensure safe food by Committee on the Review of the Use of Scientific Criteria and Performance Standards for Safe Food( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Food safety regulators face a daunting task. They must craft food safety performance standards and systems that use the best available science to protect the health of the American public--while working within an increasingly antiquated and fragmented regulatory framework. Current food safety standards have been set over a period of years and under diverse circumstances, based on a host of scientific, legal, and practical constraints. "Scientific Criteria to Ensure Safe Food lays the groundwork for creating new regulations that are consistent, reliable, and ensure the best protection for the health of American consumers. This timely, compelling, and invaluable book addresses the biggest concerns in food safety--including microbial disease surveillance plans, tools for establishing food safety criteria, and issues specific to meat, dairy, poultry, seafood, and produce. It provides a candid analysis of the problems with the current system, and outlines the major components of the task at hand: creating workable, streamlined food safety standards and practices
Dietary reference intakes : applications in dietary planning by Institute of Medicine (U.S.)( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Introduction to dietary planning -- 2. Using dietary reference intakes in planning diets for individuals -- 3. Using dietary reference intakes in planning diets for groups -- 4. A theoretical approach using nutrient density to plan diets for groups -- 5. Examples of planning for groups -- 6. Special considerations and adjustments -- 7. Implications and recommendations -- 8. References
Meeting psychosocial needs of women with breast cancer by National Cancer Policy Board (É.-U.)( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a report from the National Cancer Policy Board of the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council examining the psychological consequences of the cancer experience. Focuses on breast cancer in women and describes psychosocial services, how they are delivered, and evaluates effectiveness
Informing the future : critical issues in health by Institute of Medicine (U.S.)( Book )

32 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Institute of Medicine: Adviser to the Nation -- Highlighted reports -- Global health and infectious disease -- Health sciences and the research enterprise -- Ensuring food safety and proper nutrition -- Assuring the public's health -- Health care delivery system and performance capabilities -- Human security and bioterrorism -- Military personnel and veterans -- Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowships Program -- Senior nurse scholar program -- Recent and upcoming reports
Confronting commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors in the United States by Institute of Medicine (U.S.)( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every day in the United States, children and adolescents are victims of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. Despite the serious and long-term consequences for victims as well as their families, communities, and society, efforts to prevent, identify, and respond to these crimes are largely under supported, inefficient, uncoordinated, and unevaluated. Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States examines commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents of the United States under age 18. According to this report, efforts to prevent, identify, and respond to these crimes require better collaborative approaches that build upon the capabilities of people and entities from a range of sectors. In addition, such efforts need to confront demand and the individuals who commit and benefit from these crimes. The report recommends increased awareness and understanding, strengthening of the law's response, strengthening of research to advance understanding and to support the development of prevention and intervention strategies, support for multi-sector and interagency collaboration, and creation of a digital information-sharing platform. A nation that is unaware of these problems or disengaged from solutions unwittingly contributes to the ongoing abuse of minors. If acted upon in a coordinated and comprehensive manner, the recommendations of Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States can help advance and strengthen the nation's emerging efforts to prevent, identify, and respond to commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors in the United States"--Publisher's description
Fluid resuscitation : state of the science for treating combat casualties and civilian injuries( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fulfilling the potential of cancer prevention and early detection : an American Cancer Society and Institute of Medicine symposium( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring complementary and alternative medicine by Institute of Medicine (U.S.)( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapies encompass a broad spectrum of practices and beliefs. The NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) defines CAM as "healthcare practices outside the realm of conventional medicine, which are yet to be validated using scientific methods." Integrative medicine refers to ongoing efforts to combine the best of conventional and evidence-based complementary therapies while emphasizing the primacy of the patient-provider relationship and the importance of patient participation in health promotion, disease prevention, and medical management. The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) defines dietary supplements as products (other than tobacco) intended to supplement the diet that bear or contain one or more of the following dietary ingredients: a vitamin, mineral, amino acid, herb or other botanical; or a dietary substance for use to supplement the diet by increasing the total dietary intake; or a concentrate, metabolite, constituent, extract, or combination of any ingredient described above; and intended for ingestion in the form of a capsule, powder, soft gel, or gelcap, and not represented as a conventional food or as a sole item of a meal or the diet
Improving palliative care : we can take better care of people with cancer( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a society, we have made amazing gains in being able to detect and treat cancer. Even so, about half the people who are told by their doctors that they have cancer will die within a few years. This means that every year about one million people find out that they have cancer and are treated, and about one-half million people die of cancer nationwide. So far, most cancer research and treatment has focused on trying to cure cancer. There hasn't been much attention paid to other important issues, such as pain control and taking care of other troubling symptoms. Now more and more people are aware that there are cancer care needs beyond just trying to cure it. Attention is now being paid to helping people with cancer cope better with the problems that may arise when people are being treated or as they approach death
 
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Science, evolution, and creationism
Alternative Names

controlled identityNational Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.). Health and Medicine Division

controlled identityNational Academy of Sciences (U.S.). Board on Medicine

Academia Nacional de Medicina

Academia Nacional de Medicina dos Estados Unidos

Beikoku Igaku Kenkyujo

Beikoku Iryo No Shitsu Iinkai

Beikoku Nasu No Rodo Kankyo To Kanja Anzen Iinkai

Igaku Kenkyujo

Institute of Medicine.

Institute of medicine (États-Unis)

Institute of medicine of the National academies

Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (Amerikas Savienotās Valstis)

Institute of Medicine (Washington, D.C.)

IOM

IOM (Institute of Medicine : U.S.)

National Academies (Estats Units d'Amèrica). Institute of Medicine

National Academies (Spojené státy americké) Institute of Medicine

National academies (U.S.). Institute of medicine

National academy of sciences

National Academy of Sciences (Amerikas Savienotās Valstis). Institute of Medicine

National Academy of Sciences (Estats Units d'Amèrica). Institute of Medicine

National academy of sciences Etats-Unis Institute of medicine Washington, D.C.

National Academy of Sciences (Spojené státy americké) Institute of Medicine

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) Institute of Medicine

National academy of sciences (Washington). Institute of medicine

Washington Institute of medicine

Национална академија на медицината медицинското одделение на националните академии на САД

Національна медична академія США наукове товариство

الأكاديمية الوطنية للطب

イガク ケンキュウジョ

ベイコク イガク ケンキュウジョ

ベイコク イリョウ ノ シツ イインカイ

ベイコク ナース ノ ロウドウ カンキョウ ト カンジャ アンゼン イインカイ

医学研究所

医学研究所 米国の医学研究所(IOM)

医学研究所 (美国国家学院)

醫學研究所 (美國國家學院)

米国アカデミー・医学研究所

米国ナースの労働環境と患者安全委員会

米国医学研究所

米国医療の質委員会

美國醫學研究所

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The Medical implications of nuclear warDiscovering the brainConfronting AIDSEngaging schools : fostering high school students' motivation to learnIn her own right : the Institute of Medicine's guide to women's health issuesUse of laboratory animals in biomedical and behavioral researchAdviser, teacher, role model, friend : on being a mentor to students in science and engineering2020 vision : Health in the 21st century : Institute of Medicine 25th anniversary symposium