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Product Description: We are not meant to touch hearts. We all have one, but most of us will never see one. The heart surgeon now has that privilege but, for centuries, the heart was out of reach even for surgeons. So when a surgeon nowadays opens up a ribcage and mends a heart, it remains something of a miracle, even if, to some, it is merely plumbing...read more

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9781925106664 | Scribe Pubns Pty Ltd, June 1, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: We are not meant to touch hearts.

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Product Description: Much of the scientific work on environmental health research has come from the clinical and biophysical sciences. Yet contributions are being made from the social sciences with respect to economic change, distributional equities, political will, public perceptions and the social geographical challenges of the human health-environments linkages...read more

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9781472410191 | Routledge, September 5, 2016, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Much of the scientific work on environmental health research has come from the clinical and biophysical sciences.

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Product Description: The book presents the engineering aspects of risk management. The introduction to potential risks is followed by management principles, risk diagnostic, analysis and treatment followed by examples of practical implementation in chemistry, physics and emerging technologies such as nanoparticles...read more

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9783110418033 | 2 edition (Walter De Gruyter Inc, May 23, 2016), cover price $98.00 | About this edition: The book presents the engineering aspects of risk management.
9783110285154 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, May 21, 2013, cover price $98.00 | About this edition: The book presents the engineering aspects of risk management.

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Product Description: Risk, Surprises and Black Swans provides an in depth analysis of the risk concept with a focus on the critical link to knowledge; and the lack of knowledge, that risk and probability judgements are based on. Based on technical scientific research, this book presents a new perspective to help you understand how to assess and manage surprising, extreme events, known as ‘Black Swans’...read more

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9781138126879 | Taylor & Francis, March 30, 2016, cover price $165.00 | also contains Risk, Surprises and Black Swans: Fundamental Ideas and Concepts in Risk Assessment and Risk Management | About this edition: Risk, Surprises and Black Swans provides an in depth analysis of the risk concept with a focus on the critical link to knowledge; and the lack of knowledge, that risk and probability judgements are based on.

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9780415735063 | Taylor & Francis, October 8, 2014, cover price $62.95 | About this edition: Risk, Surprises and Black Swans provides an in depth analysis of the risk concept with a focus on the critical link to knowledge; and the lack of knowledge, that risk and probability judgements are based on.

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Product Description: Covers the fundamentals of risk assessment and emphasizes taking a practical approach in the application of the techniquesWritten as a primer for students and employed safety professionals covering the fundamentals of risk assessment and emphasizing a practical approach in the application of the techniquesEach chapter is developed as a stand-alone essay, making it easier to cover a subjectIncludes interactive exercises, links, videos, and downloadable risk assessment toolsAddresses criteria prescribed by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) for safety program...read more

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9781118911044 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, May 31, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Covers the fundamentals of risk assessment and emphasizes taking a practical approach in the application of the techniquesWritten as a primer for students and employed safety professionals covering the fundamentals of risk assessment and emphasizing a practical approach in the application of the techniquesEach chapter is developed as a stand-alone essay, making it easier to cover a subjectIncludes interactive exercises, links, videos, and downloadable risk assessment toolsAddresses criteria prescribed by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) for safety programs

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Product Description: Can a cell phone cause a major explosion at a gas station? What would happen if the 3 oz rule at airports was abolished? And are all the child protection measures really making children safer? These rules exist in the name of our own protection, but has anyone ever stopped to consider exactly how and why? In Playing by the Rules, authors Tracey Brown and Michael Hanlon dig deeper to discover the real reasons behind many of the global safety rules and security regulations we obey without question, and their conclusions range from the surprisingly pointless to shockingly dangerous...read more

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9781492620716 | Sourcebooks Inc, March 1, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Can a cell phone cause a major explosion at a gas station?

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Product Description: The #1 English-language bestseller in China - the book that is shaping China's planning and policy for the future.A "gray rhino" is a highly probable, high impact yet neglected threat: kin to both the elephant in the room and the improbable and unforeseeable black swan...read more

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9781250053824 | St Martins Pr, April 5, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: The #1 English-language bestseller in China - the book that is shaping China's planning and policy for the future.

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Product Description: Climate disasters demand an integration of multilateral negotiations on climate change, disaster risk reduction, sustainable development, human rights and human security. Via detailed examination of recent law and policy initiatives from around the world, and making use of a capability approach, Rosemary Lyster develops a unique approach to human and non-human climate justice and its application to all stages of a disaster: prevention; response, recovery and rebuilding; and compensation and risk transfer...read more

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9781107107229 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 31, 2015, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Climate disasters demand an integration of multilateral negotiations on climate change, disaster risk reduction, sustainable development, human rights and human security.

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Product Description: Probabilistic modeling represents a subject spanning many branches of mathematics, economics, and computer science to connect pure mathematics with applied sciences. Operational research also relies on this connection to enable the improvement of business functions and decision making...read more

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9781466694583 | Business Science Reference, November 3, 2015, cover price $225.00 | About this edition: Probabilistic modeling represents a subject spanning many branches of mathematics, economics, and computer science to connect pure mathematics with applied sciences.

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Product Description: Dynamic Risk Assessment is the key tool to support a holistic risk management framework. This book aims to help employers, managers and staff alike to understand how they can effectively integrate dynamic risk assessment into business management processes and systems to improve safety...read more

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9781138168534 | Routledge, October 29, 2015, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Dynamic Risk Assessment is the key tool to support a holistic risk management framework.

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9780415854030 | Routledge, May 27, 2014, cover price $62.95 | About this edition: Dynamic Risk Assessment is the key tool to support a holistic risk management framework.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2017 De Groot Prize awarded by the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) A relatively new area of research, adversarial risk analysis (ARA) informs decision making when there are intelligent opponents and uncertain outcomes...read more

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9781498712392 | Chapman & Hall, June 30, 2015, cover price $92.95 | About this edition: Winner of the 2017 De Groot Prize awarded by the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) A relatively new area of research, adversarial risk analysis (ARA) informs decision making when there are intelligent opponents and uncertain outcomes.

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Product Description: Discover recent powerful advances in the theory, methods, and applications of decision and risk analysis Focusing on modern advances and innovations in the field of decision analysis (DA), Breakthroughs in Decision Science and Risk Analysis presents theories and methods for making, improving, and learning from significant practical decisions...read more

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9781118217160 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, March 30, 2015, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Discover recent powerful advances in the theory, methods, and applications of decision and risk analysis Focusing on modern advances and innovations in the field of decision analysis (DA), Breakthroughs in Decision Science and Risk Analysis presents theories and methods for making, improving, and learning from significant practical decisions.

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Product Description: Since culture, the media and the arts deal with the perception and the processing of catastrophe, what kind of social knowledge does this process produce and how does it contribute to the sustainable development of societies?The book seeks to understand how societies and cultures deal with disaster and the rhetorical means they resort to in order to represent it...read more
By Christoph Wulf (editor)

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9783110406528 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, March 13, 2015, cover price $119.00 | About this edition: Since culture, the media and the arts deal with the perception and the processing of catastrophe, what kind of social knowledge does this process produce and how does it contribute to the sustainable development of societies?

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9780408013956, titled "Basic in Action" | Butterworth-Heinemann, April 1, 1984, cover price $37.95 | also contains Basic in Action

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Product Description: This timesaving resource features: Treatment plan components for 27 behaviorally based presenting problems Over 1,000 prewritten treatment goals, objectives, and interventions—plus space to record your own treatment plan options A step-by-step guide to writing treatment plans that meet the requirements of most insurance companies and third-party payors The Suicide and Homicide Risk Assesment & Prevention Treatment Planner provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal review agencies...read more

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9781119073314, titled "The Suicide and Homicide Risk Assessment & Prevention Treatment Planner, with DSM-5 Updates" | John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 24, 2015, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This timesaving resource features: Treatment plan components for 27 behaviorally based presenting problems Over 1,000 prewritten treatment goals, objectives, and interventions—plus space to record your own treatment plan options A step-by-step guide to writing treatment plans that meet the requirements of most insurance companies and third-party payors The Suicide and Homicide Risk Assesment & Prevention Treatment Planner provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal review agencies.

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Product Description: One thing that will never change about the business world is the presence of risk. But risk management has changed dramatically since the 2008 financial crisis. . .and new developments in technology and communications demand up-to-the-minute approaches for defending against threats--and seizing opportunities...read more

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9780814449035 | 2 edition (Amacom Books, December 3, 2014), cover price $79.95 | About this edition: One thing that will never change about the business world is the presence of risk.
9780814414927 | Amacom Books, August 5, 2009, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Using examples from companies such as Home Depot, Airbus, Boeing, and Nokia, as well as countries including Taiwan and Russia, "Enterprise Risk Management" takes an in-depth look at one of the hottest topics in business today.

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Product Description: Tracing the progress of the decade-long IHDP-IRG Project, this publication is based on case analyses from around the world and introduces an integrated risk governance framework for dealing with large-scale disasters that exceed our current coping capacities.
By Qian Ye (editor)

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9783642316401 | Springer Verlag, July 14, 2012, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: "Integrated Risk Governance: Science Plan and Case Studies of Large-scale Disasters" is the first book in the IHDP-Integrated Risk Governance Project Series.

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9783642447891 | Springer Verlag, August 9, 2014, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: Tracing the progress of the decade-long IHDP-IRG Project, this publication is based on case analyses from around the world and introduces an integrated risk governance framework for dealing with large-scale disasters that exceed our current coping capacities.

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Product Description: Risk and reward are always foremost in the determination of investment decisions and business transactions. Advances in the area of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) have enabled the development of new business paradigms...read more

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9783642286896 | Springer Verlag, July 21, 2012, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: Risk and reward are always foremost in the determination of investment decisions and business transactions.

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9783642443169 | Springer Verlag, August 9, 2014, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: Risk and reward are always foremost in the determination of investment decisions and business transactions.

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Product Description: We all know that safety should be an integral part of the systems that we build and operate. The public demands that they are protected from accidents, yet industry and government do not always know how to reach this common goal. This book gives engineers and managers working in companies and governments around the world a pragmatic and reasonable approach to system safety and risk assessment techniques...read more

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9781466551602 | 2 edition (CRC Pr I Llc, December 15, 2014), cover price $162.95 | About this edition: We all know that safety should be an integral part of the systems that we build and operate.
9781560324164 | CRC Pr I Llc, October 1, 1997, cover price $132.95 | About this edition: As technological systems become more complex, it becomes increasingly difficult to identify safety hazards and to control their impact.

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Product Description: Risk is everywhere, in everything we do. Realizing this fact, we all must try to understand this "risk" and if possible to minimize it. This book expands the conversation beyond failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) techniques...read more

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9781482234794 | CRC Pr I Llc, May 2, 2014, cover price $124.95 | About this edition: Risk is everywhere, in everything we do.

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Product Description: This expanded and updated new edition reflects the growing importance of the structured professional judgement approach to violence risk assessment and management. It offers comprehensive guidance on decision-making in cases where future violence is a potential issue...read more

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9781119961147 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, December 4, 2013), cover price $117.95 | About this edition: This expanded and updated new edition reflects the growing importance of the structured professional judgement approach to violence risk assessment and management.

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Product Description: This expanded and updated new edition reflects the growing importance of the structured professional judgement approach to violence risk assessment and management. It offers comprehensive guidance on decision-making in cases where future violence is a potential issue...read more

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9781119961130 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, December 4, 2013), cover price $51.95 | About this edition: This expanded and updated new edition reflects the growing importance of the structured professional judgement approach to violence risk assessment and management.

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