• Radio frequencies have become a basic resource for the development of the information society. In fact, radio waves are a mandatory vehicle in order to carry the message to customers and a truly worldwide communication needs their properties. Given the market demands for more and more frequencies, means have to be found to share this limited resource most effectively and to continuously improve its efficiency. Radio spectrum management is thus a major objective for our modern world. This book describes the current tools for spectrum management with their fundamental technical and legal basis. It outlines the global evolution of radio services in their different application domains and introduces the actors who contribute to the collective management of the spectrum. It also discusses the main questions these actors have to deal with and answer in order to design for the future.

  •       This text provides a comprehensive review of the ethical issues involved with the development, evaluation, and introduction of new treatments of gastrointestinal diseases.  How several landmark surgical innovations were developed are described to show the challenges faced, and the ethical dilemmas these innovators dealt with.  The challenges of dealing with regulatory issues, and how to work with industry partners, and investors when working on a new therapy is described.  Once a new technology has been brought to the market, standards need to be developed regarding the training, credentialing and adoption of the new technology.  There are insufficient standards of how to balance the desire to provide patients the latest therapy with the obligation that patients receive informed consent about the new technology, and the relationship that the physician may have had with product development.   The book describes the national perspective of paying for new technology, and provides one insurance company's approach to the introduction of innovative therapy.       
    The Sages Manual Ethics of Surgical Innovation will be a resource for surgeons, researchers and health policy personnel to understand the ethical issues related to the development, introduction and adoption of innovative therapies for gastrointestinal diseases. Although the context for discussion is the application of innovation to gastrointestinal disease, the ethical issues are applicable to any discussion of innovative medical or procedural therapies.

  • « Je suis plus connu que je ne me connais... » Tel pourrait être le résumé de ce livre qui offre aux cadres d'entreprise, aux enseignants, aux étudiants et plus généralement au grand public les clefs d'une analyse comportementale révélée par la vidéo. Rédigé par des praticiens de l'autoscopie, cet ouvrage propose une réflexion, à la fois psychologique et pédagogique, sur la confrontation à sa propre image et donne ainsi au lecteur des outils, des grilles, des champs d'analyse pour utiliser ces méthodes avec rigueur et efficacité. Du professeur conduisant sa classe au manager qui négocie, Découvrir, comprendre, maîtriser l'image de soi par la vidéo développe toutes les situations qui nécessitent une maîtrise de soi, jalonnées de séquences culturelles - du mythe de Narcisse aux censures de la télévision - qui enrichissent et illustrent le texte, sous forme de passionnantes anecdotes...

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