Download Recognizing Reality: Dharmakirti's Philosophy and Its by Georges B. J. Dreyfus PDF

By Georges B. J. Dreyfus

Dreyfus examines the important principles of Dharmakirti, probably the most very important Indian Buddhist philosophers, and their reception between Tibetan thinkers. through the golden age of historic Indian civilization, Dharmakirti articulated and defended Buddhist philosophical rules. He did so extra systematically than a person earlier than his time (the 7th century CE) and used to be through a wealthy culture of profound thinkers in India and Tibet. This paintings provides an in depth photograph of this Buddhist culture and its relevance to the historical past of human rules. Its point of view is usually philosophical, however it additionally makes use of ancient concerns as they relate to the evolution of rules.

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Download The Power of Denial: Buddhism, Purity, and Gender by Bernard Faure PDF

By Bernard Faure

Innumerable stories have seemed in contemporary a long time approximately essentially each point of women's lives in Western societies. The few such works on Buddhism were fairly restricted in scope. within the energy of Denial, Bernard Faure takes a big step towards redressing this example by means of boldly asking: does Buddhism supply girls liberation or quandary? carrying on with the cutting edge exploration of sexuality in Buddhism he all started within the pink Thread, right here he strikes from his past specialise in male monastic sexuality to Buddhist conceptions of girls and buildings of gender. Faure argues that Buddhism is neither as sexist nor as egalitarian as is generally notion. principally, he asserts, the learn of Buddhism in the course of the gender lens leads us to question what we uncritically name Buddhism, within the singular.Faure demanding situations the traditional view that the heritage of girls in Buddhism is a linear narrative of growth from oppression to liberation. studying Buddhist discourse on gender in traditions comparable to that of Japan, he indicates that patriarchy--indeed, misogyny--has lengthy been relevant to Buddhism. yet girls weren't continually silent, passive sufferers. Faure issues to the principal function not just of nuns and moms (and other halves) of priests yet of woman mediums and courtesans, whose colourful kinfolk with Buddhist clergymen he considers in particular.Ultimately, Faure concludes that whereas Buddhism is, in perform, relentlessly misogynist, so far as misogynist discourses pass it's some of the most versatile and open to contradiction. And, he indicates, unyielding in-depth exam might help revitalize Buddhism's deeper, extra old egalitarianism and hence subvert its latest gender hierarchy. This groundbreaking e-book deals a clean, entire knowing of what Buddhism has to claim approximately gender, and of what this rather says approximately Buddhism, singular or plural.

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Download Biomedical Imaging by Karen M. Mudry, Robert Plonsey, Joseph D. Bronzino PDF

By Karen M. Mudry, Robert Plonsey, Joseph D. Bronzino

Produced from chapters conscientiously chosen from CRC's best-selling engineering handbooks, volumes within the ideas and functions in Engineering sequence supply handy, low-budget references sharply all for specific engineering subject matters and subspecialties. Culled from the Biomedical Engineering guide, Biomedical Imaging presents an summary of the most scientific imaging units and highlights rising structures. With functions starting from imaging the total physique to replicating mobile elements, the imaging modalities mentioned contain x-ray platforms, computed tomographic structures, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear drugs, ultrasound, MR microscopy, digital truth, and extra.

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Download Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: A Practical Approach by Alberto Tagliafico, Nehmat Houssami, Massimo Calabrese PDF

By Alberto Tagliafico, Nehmat Houssami, Massimo Calabrese

This publication offers a accomplished description of the screening and scientific functions of electronic breast tomosynthesis (DBT) and gives easy, transparent assistance on use of the approach. Informative scientific circumstances are provided to demonstrate tips on how to reap the benefits of DBT in medical perform. the significance of DBT as a diagnostic instrument for either screening and analysis is expanding quickly. DBT improves upon mammography by way of depicting breast tissue on a video clip made from cross‐sectional photos reconstructed in correspondence with their mammographic planes of acquisition. DBT leads to markedly diminished summation of overlapping breast tissue and gives the capability to enhance mammographic breast melanoma surveillance and prognosis. This publication may be an outstanding useful instructing advisor for newcomers and an invaluable reference for more matured radiologists.

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Download Breast Oncology: Techniques, Indications, and Interpretation by Samantha L. Heller, Linda Moy PDF

By Samantha L. Heller, Linda Moy

This ebook provides brand new debates and matters on the planet of breast MRI with a really useful concentrate on the best way to contain present figuring out of breast MRI into medical perform. The e-book is split into 3 key sections, all of that have serious impression for the breast imager: strategies introduces the reader to the parameters of breast MRI from commonplace sequences to up to date innovative suggestions. symptoms offers a cautious evaluate of the approved symptoms for breast MRI from excessive possibility Screening to take advantage of of breast MRI, within the context of neoadjuvant chemotherapy with an in depth research of the evidence-based aid for those symptoms and a cautious examine controversies and debates in the box. MRI Findings, Interpretation, and administration takes at the subject matters of the way to interpret and deal with particular MRI findings from benign to malignant sickness with a spotlight on radiologic-pathologic correlation. The part additionally includes a concentrate on key administration dilemmas, together with acceptable follow-up periods for benign findings on MRI and administration of doubtless benign lesions assessed as a Breast Imaging Reporting and Dictating procedure (BI-RADS)-3 type on MRI.

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Download Radiation Safety Problems in the Caspian Region: Proceedings by Mohammed K. Zaidi, Islam Mustafaev PDF

By Mohammed K. Zaidi, Islam Mustafaev

Senior scientists from neighboring and different NATO international locations joined their efforts to aid this zone to get to understand their difficulties, mentioned their options and the way they are often helped out. individual specialists defined how that they had succeeded in constructing the ideas to such challenge of their nations.

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Download Cardiac CT Imaging: Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease by Matthew J. Budoff, Jerold S. Shinbane PDF

By Matthew J. Budoff, Jerold S. Shinbane

This booklet collates all of the present wisdom of cardiac CT and provides it in a clinically correct and useful textbook layout applicable for either cardiologists and radiologists. the photographs were provided through an skilled set of contributing authors and symbolize the complete spectrum of cardiac CT.

The box of Cardiovascular CT has skilled persisted fast evolution because of: 1) advances in expertise, 2) extended spectrum of cardiovascular purposes and three) major progress in released info together with huge potential multicenter experiences.

As expanding numbers have entry to cardiac CT scanners, this publication presents the entire proper details in this modality. this can be an in depth replace of the former variation bringing the reader updated with the big quantity of up to date content material within the discipline.

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Download Practical Point-of-Care Medical Ultrasound by James M. Daniels, Richard A. Hoppmann PDF

By James M. Daniels, Richard A. Hoppmann

This publication serves as a entire advisor for integrating point-of-care ultrasound into scientific care. It comprises precise chapters at the use of ultrasound in cardiology, dermatology, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatrics, in addition to for the evaluate of the stomach, musculoskeletal process, eyes, and thorax. over the past decade, using diagnostic, point-of-care ultrasound on the bedside has been broadly followed by way of healthcare pros within the usa. This know-how has unfold into many new components of medical drugs and extra non-radiologists are searching for education and an up to date source on use of the ultrasound laptop. This booklet offers counsel on the right way to top procedure sufferers with specific difficulties, useful directions on tips to function the computer and select probes, descriptions and illustrations that depict the patient’s place and buildings which are scanned, and the anatomy and pathophysiology of every region. Practical Point-of-Care clinical Ultrasound is a necessary addition to the library of any resident, fellow, general practitioner, or different healthcare supplier who makes use of ultrasound in a scientific setting.

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