Wing of the Butterfly - A Philosophical Overview

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Publication Date: 
05/2006
Page Count: 
10
Starting Page: 
305
Price: $10.00
Abstract: 

Based the principles presented in the book she co-authored with Judith Acosta, LCSW, The worst is over: What to say when every moment counts, Dr. Prager focuses in this article on the application of these techniques for expectant parents. This is accomplished with reference to a wide variety of background concepts, including Native American and other traditional cultures, as well as Chaos Theory. Dr. Prager's wide experience in training doctors, nurses, and first responders how to speak in medical emergencies, including those responding to 911, provides a solid grounding in practical application of the techniques discussed.

KEY WORDS: prenatal care, emergency care, traditional cultures, Chaos Theory.

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Judith Simon Prager, PhD