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The Thermal Human Body: A Practical Guide to Thermal Imaging

1st Edition

Kurt Ammer, Francis Ring
May 09, 2019

This book is a guide for the constantly growing community of the users of medical thermal imaging. It describes where and how an infrared equipment can be used in a strictly standardised way and how one can ultimately comprehensively report the findings. Due to their insight into the complex...

Polymer Capsules

1st Edition

Ye Liu, Xian Jun Loh
May 08, 2019

Polymers are one of the most versatile and important materials used for capsule preparation despite various others available. Suitably formulated capsules can securely protect ingredients, deliver them to targeted sites, and release them expeditiously, improving functions and minimizing adverse...

Lung Imaging and CADx

1st Edition

Ayman El-Baz, Jasjit Suri
May 06, 2019

Developing an effective computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) system for lung cancer is of great clinical importance and can significantly increase the patient's chance for survival. For this reason, CAD systems for lung cancer have been investigated in a large number of research studies. A typical CAD...

Handbook of Biomarkers and Precision Medicine

1st Edition

Claudio Carini, Mark Fidock, Alain van Gool
May 01, 2019

"The field of Biomarkers and Precision Medicine in drug development is rapidly evolving and this book presents a snapshot of exciting new approaches. By presenting a wide range of biomarker applications, discussed by knowledgeable and experienced scientists, readers will develop an appreciation of...

Quantitative Understanding of Biosystems: An Introduction to Biophysics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Thomas M. Nordlund, Peter M. Hoffmann
April 30, 2019

Praise for the prior edition "The author has done a magnificent job… this book is highly recommended for introducing biophysics to the motivated and curious undergraduate student."―Contemporary Physics "a terrific text … will enable students to understand the significance of biological parameters...

Enzymatic Technologies for Marine Polysaccharides

1st Edition

Antonio Trincone
April 29, 2019

The bioactivity potential of marine polysaccharides has long been considered an underexploited aspect. These molecules found in seaweed, microalgae, bacteria, and animal fish (shellfish, mollusks, etc.) and the derived oligosaccharides need to be explored thoroughly with an interdisciplinary...

Designing for Safe Use: 100 Principles for Making Products Safer

1st Edition

Michael Wiklund, Jonathan Kendler, Jon Tilliss, Cory Costantino, Kimmy Ansems, Valerie Ng, Ruben Post, Brenda van Geel, Rachel Aronchick, Alix Dorfman
April 29, 2019

How do you prevent a critical care nurse from accidentally delivering a morphine overdose to an ill patient? Or ensure that people don't insert their arm into a hydraulic mulcher? And what about enabling trapped airline passengers to escape safely in an emergency? Product designers and engineers...

X-ray Contrast Agent Technology: A Revolutionary History

1st Edition

Christoph de Haen
April 22, 2019

This book documents the fascinating history of radiological techniques that use contrast agents. The text includes many of the fundamental documentary sources that bring to life the social and scientific background of the discoveries, the personalities of the discoverers, and implementation of new...

Limbic Motor Circuits and Neuropsychiatry

1st Edition

Peter W. Kalivas, Charles D. Barnes
April 20, 2019

Published in 1993. Limbic Motor Circuits and Neuropsychiatry explores the neural circuitry employed by mammals to interpret environmental stimuli that provoke adaptive behavioral responses. Internationally recognized biomedical scientists have contributed chapters that describe and evaluate the...

Advanced Radiation Protection Dosimetry

1st Edition

Shaheen Dewji, Nolan E. Hertel
April 15, 2019

Although many radiation protection scientists and engineers use dose coefficients, few know the origin of those dose coefficients. This is the first book in over 40 years to address the topic of radiation protection dosimetry in intimate detail. Advanced Radiation Protection Dosimetry covers all...

Enhancing Healthcare and Rehabilitation: The Impact of Qualitative Research

1st Edition

Christopher M. Hayre, Dave J. Muller
April 15, 2019

Summary Description This book is primarily a celebration of the qualitative work undertaken internationally by a number of experienced researchers. It also focuses on developing the use of qualitative research for health and rehabilitative practitioners by recognizing its value methodologically...

Analysis of Incidence Rates

1st Edition

Peter Cummings
April 15, 2019

Incidence rates are counts divided by person-time; mortality rates are a well-known example. Analysis of Incidence Rates offers a detailed discussion of the practical aspects of analyzing incidence rates. Important pitfalls and areas of controversy are discussed. The text is aimed at graduate...

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