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Lifestyle Medicine, Third Edition

3rd Edition

James M. Rippe
May 22, 2019

The field of lifestyle medicine, which is the study of how daily habits and actions impact on both short- and long-term health and quality of life, continues to expand globally. The scientific and medical literature that supports the success of these lifestyle habits and actions is now overwhelming...

Perceived Health and Adaptation in Chronic Disease

1st Edition

Francis Guillemin, Alain Leplege, Serge Briancon, Elisabeth Spitz, Joel Coste
May 21, 2019

Chronic diseases have become predominant in Western societies and in many developing countries. They affect quality of life and daily activities and require regular medical care. This unique monograph will bring readers up to date with chronic disease research, with a focus on health-related...

Attachment Centered Play Therapy

1st Edition

Clair Mellenthin
May 20, 2019

Attachment Centered Play Therapy offers clinicians a holistic, play-based approach to child and family therapy that is presented through the lens of attachment theory. Along the way, chapters explore the theoretical underpinnings of attachment theory to provide a foundational understanding of the...

Engineering-Medicine: Principles and Applications of Engineering in Medicine

1st Edition

Lawrence S. Chan, William C. Tang
May 16, 2019

This transformative textbook, first of its kind to incorporate engineering principles into medical education and practice, will be a useful tool for physicians, medical students, biomedical engineers, biomedical engineering students, and healthcare executives. The central approach of the proposed...

On-Treatment Verification Imaging: A Study Guide for IGRT

1st Edition

Mike Kirby, Kerrie-Anne Calder
May 01, 2019

On-treatment verification imaging has developed rapidly in recent years and is now at the heart of image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and all aspects of radiotherapy planning and treatment delivery. This is the first book dedicated to just this important topic, which is written in an accessible...

Holistic Healthcare: Possibilities and Challenges Volume 2

1st Edition

Anne George, Snigdha S. Babu, M. P. Ajithkumar, Sabu Thomas
May 01, 2019

Here is an insightful compilation of contributions from scientists, healthcare experts, and doctors working actively to bring about wholesome healing to individuals, looking at cuttingedge holistic therapies. It includes chapters that deal with improving the general health of people from various...

Micronutrients in Health and Disease, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Kedar N. Prasad
April 19, 2019

Increased oxidative stress due to the production of excessive amounts of free radicals along with the effects of chronic inflammation plays a major role in the initiation and progression of most chronic diseases. In addition, increased release of glutamate plays a central role in the pathogenesis...

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...

Botanical Miracles: Chemistry of Plants That Changed the World

1st Edition

Raymond Cooper, Jeffrey John Deakin
April 15, 2019

As the shortcomings of purely synthetic approaches to biochemical discovery and development are becoming more apparent, a renaissance of interest in the chemistry of natural products as sources for new compounds is occurring. A unique approach to natural products chemistry, Botanical Miracles:...

HLA Typing: Methodology and Clinical Aspects

1st Edition

Soldano Ferrone, Bjarte G. Solheim
April 14, 2019

First published in 1982, this two-volume set provides the reader with insightful knowledge of HLA Typing and the different methods in which this can be undertaken. In this volume, we are presented with inside knowledge of the variety of HLA typing methods and the circumstances in which they are...

Anxiety in Preschool Children: Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention

1st Edition

Brian Fisak, Paula Barrett
March 22, 2019

Anxiety in Preschool Children provides a comprehensive, integrated, and scientifically current resource for both clinicians and researchers who work with or encounter anxiety in preschool-aged children. With a focus on organizing and consolidating the most current research, this informative new...

Principles and Practice of Botanicals as an Integrative Therapy

1st Edition

Anne Hume, Katherine Kelly Orr
March 13, 2019

The purpose of this book is to focus on major considerations in the clinical use of botanicals as an integrated therapy in current health care. The book uses an organ system approach to presenting clinical evidence on the use of botanicals for common conditions. The chapters include brief sections...

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