Scientific research and ethics -- Misconduct in research -- Data acquisition and management -- Mentoring -- Collaboration within academia and with industry -- Authorship -- Publication and peer review -- Intellectual property -- Conflicts of interest and scientific objectivity -- The use of animals in research -- The protection of human subjects in research -- Science and social responsibility -- Conclusion.
See exactly what's happening inside your patients with acute or chronic renal failure. Learn how to spot the signs of these pathophysiologic changes and intervene to prevent life-threatening complications. With this video, you'll get a wealth of in-depth, practical information to help you understand and treat these serious disorders.
-identify key risk factors for renal failure.
-understand how each type of acute renal failure occurs and affects other body systems.
-spot the effects of each phase of acute renal failure.
detect characteristic signs and symptoms of chronic renal failure.
-teach patients to make diet and lifestyle changes to minimize complications.
...and much, much more.
-- Blanchard & Loeb website.
Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer, yet her cells--taken without her knowledge--became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first "immortal" human cells grown in culture, they are still alive today, though she has been dead for more than sixty years. HeLa cells were vital for developing the polio vaccine; uncovered secrets of cancer and viruses; helped lead to in vitro fertilization, cloning, and gene mapping; and have been bought and sold by the billions. Yet Henrietta Lacks is buried in an unmarked grave. Her family did not learn of her "immortality" until more than twenty years after her death, when scientists began using her husband and children in research without informed consent. The story of the Lacks family is inextricably connected to the dark history of experimentation on African Americans, the birth of bioethics, and the legal battles over whether we control the stuff we are made of--From publisher description.