Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Epilepsy by William B. Barr, Chris Morrison

By William B. Barr, Chris Morrison

This updated source deals clinicians a skills-based framework for evaluation and remedy of cognitive and emotional difficulties linked to epilepsy, utilizing present proof and standardized terminology. professional insurance experiences widely-used equipment for comparing key features of sufferer functioning (MRI, MEG, electrocortical mapping, the Wada test), and provides directions for psychotherapeutic and cognitive remediation thoughts in treating comorbid psychiatric stipulations. Given the variety of the sufferer inhabitants, extra chapters highlight matters particular to subgroups together with excessive- and low-functioning in addition to geriatric and pediatric sufferers. This integrative hands-on procedure merits amateur and veteran practitioners throughout scientific and neurological settings looking suggestions on trying out, remedy making plans, and surgery-related issues.

Topics featured within the Handbook:

  • Neuropsychological evaluate around the lifespan.
  • Evaluating the epilepsy surgical candidate: tools and procedures.
  • The Wada try out: present views and applications.
  • Assessing psychiatric and character issues within the epilepsy patient.
  • Evaluation and administration of psychogenic non-epileptic attacks.
  • Neuropsychological review with culturally various patients.

Practical and versatile in its assurance, the Handbook at the Neuropsychology of Epilepsy serves not just neuropsychologists and neurologists but in addition fundamental care physicians corresponding to internists, relations physicians, and pediatricians.

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The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting: Techniques for by Suzanne Brooker

By Suzanne Brooker

A panorama portray consultant for oil painters that breaks landscapes down into part components from nature, and showcases instruments and methods utilized by vintage and sleek oil painters for bringing those scenes to life.

Landscape portray is without doubt one of the most well-liked topics for painters operating within the medium of oils--from vintage masters to modern artists. In The components of panorama Oil Painting, proven Watson-Guptill writer and famous instructor/painter Suzanne Brooker offers the basics precious for gaining knowledge of panorama oil portray, breaking landscapes down into part components: sky, terrain, timber, and water. each one featured aspect builds off the former, with extra classes at the newest brushes, paints, and different instruments utilized by artists. Key equipment like commentary, rendering, and colour blending are supported by way of demonstration work and samples from numerous the easiest panorama oil painters of all time. With The components of panorama Oil Painting, oil painters seeking to holiday into panorama portray or improve their paintings will locate the entire valuable parts for fulfillment.

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Pleasant places : the rustic landscape from Bruegel to by Walter S. Gibson

By Walter S. Gibson

The adaptations of enjoyment and their expression in Dutch rustic landscapes of the 17th century are habitual issues in Walter S. Gibson's attractive new ebook. Gibson makes a speciality of Haarlem among 1600 and 1635, in his interpretation of Dutch landscapes and emphasizes prints, the medium during which the country view used to be first made on hand to the overall art-buying public.

Gibson starts via the origins of the country panorama within the sixteenth-century Flanders and its later reformation via Dutch artists, a legacy greatly alive this day. He subsequent deals a severe overview of "scriptural reading," a well-liked mode of studying the Dutch rustic panorama that comes with Calvinist-influenced ethical allegories. Gibson then explores conventional rules relating game and means that the excitement of rural landscapes, no longer preaching, constituted their leader charm for seventeenth-century city viewers.

utilizing Visscher's Plaisante Plaetsen ("Pleasant Places") as some degree of departure, Gibson examines the ways in which townspeople, either the day-trippers and vendors of kingdom homes, skilled the Dutch geographical region. He additionally discusses the function of staffage and indicates how the representations of peasants may have conditioned the responses of up to date audience to rural images.

eventually, Gibson considers how scenes of the dilapidated farm structures, lifeless timber, and different facts of fabric decay may perhaps mirror conventional rules rustic lifestyles as imagined by way of a townsperson. Or how they could symbolize differently for the artist to have interaction his city viewers: a long way faraway from the idealized landscapes of a Giorgione, the country panorama of a Ruisdael conveys a nation-state that was once starting to disappear less than the relentless pressures of urbanization.

Gibson's multilayered exploration of the country panorama complements our knowing of the Golden Age in Dutch paintings. His richly illustrated publication recollects a geographical region now principally long past; even as, his evocative language gracefully articulates the position of the Dutch rustic panorama within the heritage of panorama painting.

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Pediatric Applications of Transcranial Doppler Sonography by Harald Bode

By Harald Bode

The size of the cerebral movement in young children, fairly in newborns and younger babies, has for a very long time been excessive at the record of wishes in scientific and clinical pediatrics. The equipment on hand to this point have both been too unreliable or improper to be used on kids. during a study undertaking on the division of Pediatrics of the Uni­ versity of Freiburg, Dr. Harald Bode has made the 1st systematic ex­ amination of the cerebral flow of kids utilizing transcranial Doppler sonography. Over 500 kids with a while among zero and 18 years have been integrated during this exhaustive learn, documenting Doppler measurements in approximately 3,000 basal cerebral arteries. easy reference values have been got which concerned adapting the technique and to be had gear to the specified re­ quirements of the pediatrician. additionally, the impression of organic and physiological elements on those Doppler values has additionally been thought of as well as these of affliction and treatment. the result's a magnificent checklist of the various purposes of trans­ cranial Doppler sonography in the course of formative years. it's not tough to foretell that this system may be of lasting price and in a position to extra de­ velopment. i'm hoping this e-book gets the eye it surely merits and that the writer is ready to proceed in figuring out his fruitful medical principles in medical pediatric practice.

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Dreamscapes: Creating Magical Angel, Faery & Mermaid Worlds by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law

By Stephanie Pui-Mun Law

Bring a myth global of enthralling Beings to Life!

Angels, faeries and mermaids have engaged the imaginations and enchanted the brushes of artists for hundreds of years. you can now evoke the spirit of those legendary creatures and create marvelous works of airy paintings in watercolor. Step via encouraged step, Stephanie Pui-Mun Law exhibits you ways to color the otherworlds' so much significant creatures and delightful settings. Twenty step by step initiatives provide help to create terrific scenes which are elegantly styled, brilliantly coloured, and alive with a feeling of wonder.

Fabulous Realms! Create unusual and gorgeous backgrounds, equivalent to the meandering oak branches of faery people, the celestial surrounding of angels, and the seascapes the place mermaids dwell.

Delightful Details! From angel wings to mermaid tails, from flowing gowns to faery robes, discover ways to paint an imaginitive number of gains, garments and different info that be sure distinct results.

Mystical Effects! become aware of specific watercolor concepts for including magic and secret for your paintings.

You'll commence by way of studying approximately crucial fabrics, together with brushes, paints, paper, then will circulate directly to very important thoughts reminiscent of making plans and sketching; determine proportions; particular features of angels, faeries and mermaids (including clothing); constructing backgrounds; and completing ideas that upload an air of magic.

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Oil Painting with the Masters: Essential Techniques from by Cindy Salaski

By Cindy Salaski

Grasp the paintings of oil portray with guide on key subject matters and strategies equivalent to fabrics, statement, references, types, composition, colour palettes, blending colours, underpainting, operating in layers, gentle results, portray on place, textures and extra from ten individuals, together with attractive gallery pictures of complete works.

You will take pleasure in generating larger works of art and getting professional-looking effects through learning the tools of today's specialists, comparable to Laurie Kersey, Camille Przewodek, Albert Handell, Kevin MacPherson, Phil Starke, Marc Hanson and extra. those award-winning individuals have exhibited around the globe and feature exclusive publishing histories with F+W Media and others.

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Ways With Watercolor by Ted Kautzky

By Ted Kautzky

Uncomplicated, direct language and a hundred twenty five useful illustrations, together with 37 colour plates, convey rookies the right way to deal with the medium. instructor and grasp watercolorist Kautzky discusses colour pigments, paper, and different provides, in addition to washes, strokes, and using components for lighting tricks. precious directions on composition and comparable topics.

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Niedermeyer’s Electroencephalography: Basic Principles, by Donald L. Schomer MD, Fernando Lopes da Silva MD PhD

By Donald L. Schomer MD, Fernando Lopes da Silva MD PhD

The prime reference on electroencephalography due to the fact that 1982, Niedermeyer's Electroencephalography is now in its completely up to date 6th version. a global staff of specialists presents entire assurance of the neurophysiologic and technical elements of EEG, evoked potentials, and magnetoencephalography, in addition to the medical purposes of those experiences in neonates, babies, young ones, adults, and older adults.

With this variation, Dr. Niedermeyer turns over the reins of lead editor to Donald Schomer, MD, Professor of Neurology at Harvard scientific university. Dr. Schomer has up to date the technical info and additional an enormous new bankruptcy that identifies and demonstrates a large choice of artifacts. different highlights contain a bankruptcy on integrating different recording units with EEG; chapters on transcranial electric and magnetic stimulation; whole insurance of EEG within the in depth care unit; a brand new bankruptcy on EEG/TMS in overview of cognitive and temper issues; and new chapters on sleep in untimely babies, little ones and youngsters, and the elderly.

A significant other web site comprises absolutely searchable textual content and snapshot bank.

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