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Acquired Neurological Speech/Language Disorders In Childhood

Bruce E Murdoch
July 26, 1990

The long-held belief that acquired aphasia in children is primarily of the non-fluent type has been challenged in recent years. This book discusses language problems arising from cerebro-vascular accidents occurring in childhood, and from other...

Osseo-Integrated Implants, Volume II

Gunther Heimke
July 25, 1990

The focus of this two-volume work is osseo integration. It discusses the use of glue to attach bony tissue as well as the use of the absence of biochemical interactions between some oxide ceramics (particularly pure A1203 ceramic) and the adjacent tissue. This book also demonstrates the possibility...

Handbook of Toxinology

W. T. Shier
July 06, 1990

Organized primarily around the mechanisms of action of the toxins at the biochemical, physiological and pathological level, rather than by source, the handbook covers most toxins which have been clearly identified and characterized, but emphasizes toxins that are more important by virtue of the sign...

Rehabilitation Engineering

Raymond V. Smith, John H. Leslie, Jr.
July 03, 1990

The purpose of this handbook is to bring together information on the special devices and associated systems which have been developed to assist the handicapped in living and vocational pursuits and in clinical use. This unique work places emphasis on the devices and systems plus includes...

Osseo-Integrated Implants, Volume I

Gunther Heimke
July 03, 1990

The focus of this two-volume work is osseo integration. It discusses the use of glue to attach bony tissue as well as the use of the absence of biochemical interactions between some oxide ceramics (particularly pure A1203 ceramic) and the adjacent tissue. This book also demonstrates the possibility...

Toxicity and Metabolism of Explosives

Jehuda Yinon
June 30, 1990

The purpose of this important monograph is to provide the reader with a better understanding of the toxicity, channels of absorption, and metabolism of explosives by the body. This one-of-a-kind work also incorporates the symptoms and clinical manifestations of poisoning by these compounds. It...

Separation Processes in Biotechnology

Juan A. Asenjo
June 28, 1990

Edited to avoid duplication and favor comprehensiveness, 20 contributors detail the recovery, separation, and purification operations of bioprocess technology. Individual chapters in this classic yet still highly relevant work emphasize concepts that are becoming more and more important when...

Methods for Skin Absorption

Barbara W. Kemppainen, William G. Reifenrath
June 13, 1990

This up-to-date volume describes the wide variety of available methods concerning percutaneous absorption of drugs and toxins. It discusses in detail the advantages and disadvantages of each method. This unique publication provides a clear, systematic presentation of each aspect which must be...

Cancer Risk Assessment: A Quantitative Approach

Samuel C. Morris
June 12, 1990

Based on the National Academy of Sciences approach to quantitative risk assessment. Emphasizes how an accurate assessment of cancer risk must draw on a wide range of disciplines, such as biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, and the social sciences. Provides tables of Poisson confidence limit fa...

Pvp: A Critical Review of the Kinetics and Toxicology of Polyvinylpyrrolidone (Povidone)

Wolfgang Schwarz
May 09, 1990

Polyvinylpyrrolidone is widely used in medicine, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, foods, printing inks, textiles, and many more diverse applications. This book describes the 50 years of research, published and unpublished, on the absorption, distribution, storage, and excretion of PVP. The toxicology of...

Pulsed and Self-Regulated Drug Delivery

Joseph Kost
May 09, 1990

This work focuses on several approaches to modulated control release systems, including polymers responding to external stimuli (pH glucose concentration), polymer drug-magnetic and ultrasonic systems. This book is aimed at the next generation of drug delivery systemsópumps that can be activated to...

Occupational Epidemiology, Second Edition

Richard R. Monson
April 25, 1990

The objective of this second edition of Occupational Epidemiology is to update and extend the first edition. It includes a basic introduction to epidemiology in the occupational context and introduces new analytic methods. This volume-packed with mostly new material-empasizes the relation between...

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