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Telehealth and Mobile Health

Halit Eren, John G. Webster
July 26, 2017

The E-Medicine, E-Health, M-Health, Telemedicine, and Telehealth Handbook provides extensive coverage of modern telecommunication in the medical industry, from sensors on and within the body to electronic medical records and beyond. Telehealth and Mobile Health is the second volume of this...

Telemedicine and Electronic Medicine

Halit Eren, John G. Webster
July 26, 2017

The E-Medicine, E-Health, M-Health, Telemedicine, and Telehealth Handbook provides extensive coverage of modern telecommunication in the medical industry, from sensors on and within the body to electronic medical records and beyond. Telemedicine and Electronic Medicine is the first volume of this...

Antioxidants in Higher Plants

Ruth G. Alscher, John L. Hess
July 13, 2017

Antioxidants in Higher Plants provides a unique blend of molecular and biochemical approaches to cover the state of the art in antioxidant function. The chemistry and protective potential of sulfhydryl and hydroxyl compounds are emphasized. Interesting perspectives are presented regarding the...

Cultural Awareness in Nursing and Health Care, Third Edition: An Introductory Text

Karen Holland
July 12, 2017

This introductory textbook relates theory to practice and enhances students' learning and understanding of cultural issues that impact on patient care and their own practice as nurses, while considering wider social and political issues.   Now in its third edition, Cultural Awareness in Nursing...

Preparing for International Health Experiences: A Practical Guide

Akshaya Neil Arya
June 19, 2017

At some point in their careers, many health professionals and students wish to engage in overseas work. Learning from other systems, people and cultures is invaluable and in some cases life changing. This book is a unique resource that offers necessary insights into making the most of the...

Science of Chinese Materia Medica

Difeng Zhang
June 15, 2017

Based on the new official teaching outline of traditional Chinese materia medica, this volume covers concepts of Chinese pharmacology along with the efficacy and main indications of fundamental medicines including detailed information on their flavor, efficacy, indication, usage, dosage, and so on....

Healthcare Crime: Investigating Abuse, Fraud, and Homicide by Caregivers

Kelly M. Pyrek
June 14, 2017

Crime perpetrated by healthcare professionals is increasingly pervasive in today’s hospitals and other healthcare settings. Patients, coworkers, and employers are vulnerable to exploitation, fraud, abuse, and even murder. Investigative journalist Kelly M. Pyrek interviews experts who provide...

The Delivery of Regenerative Medicines and Their Impact on Healthcare

Catherine Prescott, Dame Julia Polak
June 14, 2017

Now that prohibitions against stem cell research are relaxing, it is time for the field to move forward with the advances that promise to eliminate so much human suffering. However, it would be naïve to ignore the fact that regenerative medicines pose a whole new set of challenges to an industry...

Ergonomics for Rehabilitation Professionals

Shrawan Kumar
June 14, 2017

Despite the apparently distinct differences between the disciplines of ergonomics and rehabilitation, they deal with the same issues, although at different ends of the spectrum. Keeping this in mind, Ergonomics for Rehabilitation Professionals explores their philosophies and goals, their parallel,...

Teamwork in Medical Rehabilitation

Charlotte Lundgren, Carl Molander
June 08, 2017

Good teamwork ensures the close collaboration and coordination between professional groups and across disciplinary boundaries. This is particularly important in healthcare centres and clinics admitting complicated patient cases, but contrary to what many healthcare organisations seem to believe,...

DHEA in Human Health and Aging

Ronald Ross Watson
June 07, 2017

Reduced production of DHEA associated with the diseases that accompany aging has led to its use as a nutritional supplement for antiaging, metabolic support, and other purposes. While animal studies have clearly shown substantial benefits of DHEA in combating various disease states, the effect of...

Body Composition: Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport

Henry C. Lukaski
June 06, 2017

Interest in the relationships between body structure and function in physical activity has persisted for centuries. Body Composition: Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport advances understanding beyond simple descriptions of body physique and composition of athletes and fills gaps in our...

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