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Living With Hearing Loss: The Sourcebook for Deafness and Hearing Disorders by Carol Turkington
The Poisons and Antidotes Sourcebook by Carol Turkington

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  1. Handbook of Poisoning by Robert H. Dreisbach (1955)
  2. Poisons: From Hemlock to Botox to the Killer Bean of Calabar by Peter Macinnis (2004)
  3. Poisoning and Drug Overdose by Kent R. Olson (1990)
  4. Goldfrank's Toxicologic Emergencies by Lewis R. Goldfrank (1990)
  5. The Elements of Murder: A History of Poison by John Emsley (2005)
  6. Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery by H. Winter Griffith (1985)
  7. Take Care of Yourself: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Medical Self-Care by Donald M. Vickery (1968)
  8. Casarett & Doull's Essentials of Toxicology (Casarett and Doull's Essentials of Toxicology) by Curtis Klaassen (2003)
  9. The Doctor's Book of Home Remedies: Thousands of Tips and Techniques Anyone Can Use to Heal Everyday Health Problems by Prevention Magazine Editors (1990)
  10. The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum (2010)
  11. Medicine for the Outdoors: The Essential Guide to Emergency Medical Procedures and First Aid (Medicine for the Outdoors: The Essential Guide to First Aid &) by Paul S. Auerbach (1986)
  12. The Book of Poisons: A Guide for Writers by Serita Stevens (2006)
  13. Where There Is No Doctor: A Village Health Care Handbook by David Werner (1977)
  14. Molecules of Murder: Criminal Molecules and Classic Cases by John Emsley (2008)
  15. Deadly Daffodils, Toxic Caterpillars: The Family Guide to Preventing and Treating Accidental Poisoning Inside and Outside the Home by Christopher P. M.D. Holstege (2006)

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How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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