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Clark’s Procedures in Diagnostic Imaging: A System-Based Approach

1st Edition

A Stewart Whitley, Jan Dodgeon, Angela Meadows, Jane Cullingworth, Ken Holmes, Marcus Jackson, Graham Hoadley, Randeep Kumar Kulshrestha
March 11, 2020

Bringing together conventional contrast media studies, computed tomography, ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, radionuclide imaging including hybrid imaging using SPECT-CT and PET-CT, DXA studies and digital interventional procedures into one volume, this definitive book is the essential...

Therapies for Nail Disorders: A Quick Guide to Best Practice

1st Edition

Nilton Di Chiacchio, Antonella Tosti
February 28, 2020

This concise text presents the essential points of diagnosis and a quick guide to what are currently the best evidence-based practices in treatment methods. In addition to material on the diseases themselves, there are useful appendices on how to carry out ancillary procedures. Contents: Acute...

The Role of Phytoconstitutents in Health Care: Biocompounds in Medicinal Plants

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Ramasamy Harikrishnan
February 06, 2020

This informative volume provides new insights with scientific evidence on the uses of medicinal plants in the treatment of certain diseases. It reviews various therapies with herbal phytoconstituents for certain types of disorders, modes of action, and pharmacological screening. It focuses on...

The Therapeutic Properties of Medicinal Plants: Health-Rejuvenating Bioactive Compounds of Native Flora

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Ademola Olabode Ayeleso, T. Jesse Joel, Sujogya Kumar Panda
December 20, 2019

This volume provides informative research on the scientific evidence of the health benefits that can be derived from medicinal plants and how their efficacies can be improved. It is divided into three sections that cover the phytochemistry of medicinal plants, disease management with medicinal...

Art Therapy Practices for Resilient Youth: A Strengths-Based Approach to At-Promise Children and Adolescents

1st Edition

Marygrace Berberian, Benjamin Davis
December 17, 2019

Art Therapy Practices for Resilient Youth highlights the paradigm shift to treating children and adolescents as "at-promise" rather than "at-risk." By utilizing a strength-based model that moves in opposition to pathology, this volume presents a client-allied modality wherein youth are given the...

A Public Health Strategy for Living, Aging and Dying in Solidarity: Designing Elder-Centered and Palliative Systems of Care, Environments, Services and Supports

1st Edition

Mary Beth Morrissey, Melissa Lang, Barney Newman
December 09, 2019

With more people living longer lives, there is increased importance in the health care industry on improving services for the elderly. This comprehensive book gives an expert overview of the topics and challenges, along with imperative ethical and legal frameworks. The book also details existing...

Pharmacology Mind Maps for Medical Students and Allied Health Professionals

1st Edition

Prasan Bhandari
December 05, 2019

Pharmacology Mind Maps is meant as a concise companion for the pharmacology students, enabling them to revise the subject in a short time through the innovative and effective technique of mind maps, after understanding the subject from a standard reference textbook. This handy manual provides the...

Phytochemicals from Medicinal Plants: Scope, Applications, and Potential Health Claims

1st Edition

Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Megh R. Goyal, Masood Sadiq Butt
December 05, 2019

Phytochemicals from Medicinal Plants: Scope, Applications and Potential Health Claims explores the importance of medicinal plants and their potential benefits for human health. This book looks at bioactive compounds from medicinal plants, the health benefits of bioactive compounds, the applications...

The Microbiome and the Brain

1st Edition

David Perlmutter
December 02, 2019

Brain related disorders are among the most challenging health issues of our time. The development of effective therapeutic and preventive strategies for these disorders relies on a comprehensive understanding of the underlying causative mechanisms. And, until recently, these mechanisms have...

Making Sense of the ECG: A Hands-On Guide

5th Edition

Andrew Houghton
November 01, 2019

Interpreting an ECG correctly and working out what to do next can seem like a daunting task to the non-specialist, yet it is a skill that will be invaluable to any doctor, nurse or paramedic when evaluating the condition of a patient. Making Sense of the ECG has been written specifically with this...

Herbal Treatment of Major Depression: Scientific Basis and Practical Use

1st Edition

Scott D Mendelson
October 30, 2019

This unique volume presents new understandings of the neurochemical nature of major depression, and how herbs and their constituent flavonoids and terpenes appear to address some of the mechanisms now thought to be involved. It explores how recent studies of the rapid antidepressant effects of...

Cannabis as Medicine

1st Edition

Betty Wedman-St.Louis
October 08, 2019

For hundreds of years cannabis has been used as a therapeutic medicine around the world. Cannabis was an accepted medicine during the second half of the 19th century, but its use declined because single agent pain medications were advocated by physicians who demanded standardization of medicines....

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