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Handbook of the Economics of Matching

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 1
  • November 1, 2024
  • Pierre A. Chiappori + 2 more
  • English
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Handbook in Economics of Matching highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors. Chapters in this new release include Matching without transfers, Matching under Non-transferable Utility: Theory, The large markets case, Matching under Non-transferable Utility: Applications, Allocating students to schools: theory and empirical methods, Matching with Transfers, Matching with Transfers: Theory, Matching with Transfers: Applications, Matching under Imperfectly Transferable Utility, Extensions, Pre-matching investments, Matching with contracts, Matching under asymmetric information, Matching with frictions, and Dynamic Matching.

Life Experiences of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 67
  • November 1, 2024
  • Brianne Tomaszewski
  • English
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Life Experiences of Adults with Intellectual and Development Disabilities, Volume 64 in the International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters written by an international board of authors. Chapters include Inclusive Postsecondary Education for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Neurodiversity-affirming clinical care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Community Participation in Autistic Young Adults, Employment Services Landscape and Best Practices for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and much more.Additional chapters cover Exercise During Adulthood and Intellectual Disabilities: A Systematic Review and Aging and Retirement of Adults with IDD.

Clinician’s Guide to Headache

  • 1st Edition
  • October 18, 2024
  • Pravin Thomas
  • English
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Clinician’s Guide to Headache: Head, Neck and Face Pain Syndromes is a comprehensive reference that covers what headache specialists encounter in day-to-day headache practice settings. This practical volume is relevant as a primary reference for neurologists and other headache specialists looking for a resource on complex, acute headache management. Developments in the field are highlighted, including biologics and invasive and non-invasive neuromodulation. Chapters focus on anatomy and pathophysiology, neuroradiology, acute and chronic headaches, and clinically relevant sections on diagnosis and biases, consultation settings, placebos and nocebos, as well as the set-up of a comprehensive headache center.With a foundation based on recent developments in pathophysiology and anatomy, this volume provides an overview of headache disorders with a case-based approach.

Clinical Reasoning and Decision-Making Process

  • 1st Edition
  • October 15, 2024
  • Jac Andrews + 1 more
  • English
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Clinical Reasoning and Decision Making Process: Child and Adolescent Assessment and Intervention explains the clinical decision-making process, both to improve clinical decision-making and to allow clinicians to better explain and defend those decisions. Chapters describe broad classes of disorders and include a description of disorder characteristics, a clinical reasoning model for assessment and intervention, and a case study illustrating the clinical reasoning model in action. Case studies cover initial intake to intervention, including case conceptualization. Clinical insight is also presented regarding justification (reasons) for the decisions about assessment and treatment.In addition, information is provided about the theoretical, empirical, and clinical support for the diagnostic decision and intervention plan. Each chapter ends with a summary of the most salient assessment and intervention findings and their associated clinical judgments and insights.

Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine

  • 3rd Edition
  • October 15, 2024
  • Jason Payne-James + 1 more
  • English
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Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Third Edition builds on the strength of its predecessor whilst providing a more modern, digital-friendly infrastructure. Unlike the previous A-Z approach to chapter organization, it is thematically structured around sections and topics via a taxonomic approach, thus making navigation far easier for the user. New to this edition are articles encompassing the history, application, future trends, and clinical/pathological professional issues of the discipline, including topics on: forensic taphonomy, non-fatal strangulation, coercive control, forensic biology, extrajudicial-summary or arbitrary executions.This modern, fully up-to-date, easy to navigate edition, with its electronic platform and logistically and consistently structured chapters will be ideal for readers from a variety of disciplines.

Introduction to Emergency Management

  • 8th Edition
  • October 15, 2024
  • George Haddow + 2 more
  • English
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Introduction to Emergency Management, Eighth Edition sets the standard for excellence in the field and has educated a generation of emergency management professionals. This trusted resource provides a comprehensive overview of core concepts in emergency management and instructs in their application, addressing why the emergency management profession exists, what actions its professionals and practitioners are tasked with performing, and what achievements are sought through the conduct of these various efforts. Students and new professionals alike will gain an enhanced understanding of key terminology and concepts, enabling them to work with emergency management specialists.Fully updated throughout, the new edition includes revised workflows and communications; explanations of FEMA, state, and local emergency management organizational policies; the growing role of the private sector in emergency management; Covid-19 pandemic preparedness and response; and the impact of climate change on emergency management policies and practices, among other timely examples and application areas. Each chapter features all-new case studies on recent disasters, key terms, summary points, and self-review questions. Student and faculty use is supported by an expanded ancillary package, featuring a fuller instructor manual, lecture PowerPoint Slides, and linked documents, data sets, references, and video examples.

Ecohydrology of Kerala

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Salom Gnana Thanga Vincent + 3 more
  • English
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Ecohydrology of Kerala: River Catchments and Coastal Backwaters presents 20 years of research to provide suggestions for sustainable management solutions for issues surrounding the urbanization of the rivers of Kerala. This helps identify major issues and develop management strategies. Themes explored include biogeochemistry of rivers/estuarine systems, productivity and trophic status, biology: fauna and flora, biodiversity, threats and conservation, invasive species and impact on riverine ecology, landscape/land use/land cover change in the catchment, socioeconomic status of catchment population, economic and livelihood activities along the river courses/estuaries (river and estuarine tourism, sand extraction, fisheries), pollution monitoring and assessment, impacts of climate change, and more. This book can be used as a tool in the holistic management of resources, and to devise proper mitigation measures. The content of the book is a model for other tropical regions and countries with rapidly developing economies and populations

Biochar as a Multipurpose Platform

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Alberto Tagliaferro + 2 more
  • English
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Biochar as a Multipurpose Platform: With Applications in Energy, Environment, and Materials discusses all the most cutting-edge biochar applications, including environmental remediation, energy storage, composites, and catalyst production, thus providing an expert overview of recent trends in biochar research. Biochar is a solid residue that is recovered after the thermal decomposition of biomasses inert atmosphere. Biochar has been used for many decades for soil applications. Nonetheless, biochar is far more than a mere soil amendment.

Algal Bioreactors

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Eduardo Jacob-Lopes + 2 more
  • English
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Algal Bioreactors: Science, Engineering and Technology of Upstream Processes, Volume One, is part of a comprehensive two-volume set that provides all of the knowledge needed to design, develop, and operate algal bioreactors for the production of renewable resources. Supported by critical parameters and properties, mathematical models and calculations, methods, and practical real-world case studies, readers will find everything they need to know on the upstream and downstream processes of algal bioreactors for renewable resource production.Bringing together renowned experts in microalgal biotechnology, this book will help researchers, scientists, and engineers from academia and industry overcome barriers and advance the production of renewable resources and renewable energy from algae. Students will also find invaluable explanations of the fundamentals and key principles of algal bioreactors, making it an accessible read for students of engineering, microbiology, biochemistry, biotechnology, and environmental sciences.

Algal Bioreactors

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Eduardo Jacob-Lopes + 2 more
  • English
  • Paperback
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Algal Bioreactors: Science, Engineering and Technology of Downstream Processes, Volume Two, is part of a comprehensive two-volume set that provides the knowledge needed to design, develop, and operate algal bioreactors for the production of renewable resources. Supported by critical parameters and properties, mathematical models and calculations, methods, and practical real-world case studies, readers will find everything they need to know on the upstream and downstream processes of algal bioreactors for renewable resource production.Bringing together renowned experts in microalgal biotechnology, this book will help researchers, scientists, and engineers from academia and industry overcome barriers and advance the production of renewable resources and renewable energy from algae. Students will also find invaluable explanations of the fundamentals and key principles of algal bioreactors, making it an accessible read for students of engineering, microbiology, biochemistry, biotechnology, and environmental sciences.