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Nanomedicine for Inflammatory Diseases

Lara Scheherazade Milane, Mansoor M. Amiji
July 20, 2017

Nanomedicine for Inflammatory Diseases is a cutting-edge resource for clinicians and scientists alike, working at the intersection of development and clinical therapeutics. This text is ideal for graduate level courses in nanomedicine, translational medicine, or inflammatory disease. This book is a...

Advances in the Assessment of Dietary Intake

Dale A. Schoeller, M. Westerterp
July 19, 2017

Considerable evidence proves that self-reported dietary intake using written diaries or recalls are subject to bias resulting in poor accuracy. While dietary intake data are needed to drive many nutritional policies, the obesity epidemic has increased the need to assess diet with absolute accuracy....

Handbook of In Vitro Fertilization, Fourth Edition

David K. Gardner, Carlos Simón
July 18, 2017

The new edition of this text admirably fills the need for a primer on the central topics involved in Human In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Supplying a comprehensive and hands-on approach to IVF, this source presents established state-of-the-art procedures and techniques, as well as the most current...

Placenta Accreta Syndrome

Robert M. Silver
July 18, 2017

Placenta accreta comprises a spectrum of disorders where all or part of the placenta becomes attached to the muscular wall of the uterus, which can result in life-threatening hemorrhage at the time of delivery. Previous surgical procedures (including cesarean delivery) and placenta previa are...

Reflectance Confocal Microscopy of Cutaneous Tumors, Second Edition

Salvador Gonzalez
July 18, 2017

Reflectance confocal microscopy enables lesions in skin to be examined without excision, but with improved diagnostic accuracy, assessment of dermoscopic-histologic correlation, assessment of surgical margins, as well as speed and convenience for the physician and patient. This extensively enlarged...

Spiritually Competent Practice in Health Care

John Wattis, Stephen Curran, Melanie Rogers
July 18, 2017

This book will be of tremendous use to all healthcare professionals from physicians to nurses to social workers, rehabilitation therapists, and chaplains. The pathway taken here is a sensible and reasonable one, emphasizing a patient-centred approach that underscores the importance of spiritually...

Microdosimetry: Experimental Methods and Applications

Lennart Lindborg, Anthony Waker
July 17, 2017

Experimental microdosimetry deals with the measurement of charged particle energy deposition in tissue equivalent volumes, ranging in size from nanometres to micrometres. Microdosimetry is employed to improve our understanding of the relationship between radiation energy deposition, the resulting...

Psychotropics and Sleep Architecture

Vishal Madaan, Durga Prasad Bestha, Venkata Bharadwaj Kolli
July 15, 2017

Sleep difficulties are a major issue in psychiatric illness and care and a significant management issue in treatment. Sleep disorders have been increasingly associated with worsening morbidity and mortality. It is important for providers to understand and manage the sleep difficulties produced/...

Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition

Jonathan Dakin, Mark Mottershaw, Elena Kourteli
July 13, 2017

Respiratory problems are the most common cause of acute admission to hospital. A variety of diagnostic investigations are required, both for acute and clinic assessment. Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition familiarises both trainees and more experienced clinicians with the...

An Orthopaedics Guide for Today's GP

Maneesh Bhatia, Tim Jennings
July 13, 2017

This practical handbook is an essential reference for GPs when dealing with musculoskeletal disorders, as well as a useful exam prep aid for the common MSK cases that occur in the CSA. Responding to increasing pressures on GPs to reduce the number of referrals and treat more patients in the...

Manual of Neuroanesthesia: The Essentials

Hemanshu Prabhakar, Charu Mahajan, Indu Kapoor
July 12, 2017

This book will provide all the basic details of neuroanaesthesia and how management of different neurosurgical cases may differ. Simple issues such as neurological examination of patient, understanding CT-scan and MRI scans along with anaesthetic management are discussed in simple language, making...

Surgery of the Liver, Bile Ducts and Pancreas in Children, Third Edition

Mark Davenport, Nigel Heaton, Riccardo Superina
July 07, 2017

Surgery of the Liver, Bile Ducts and Pancreas in Children, Third Edition describes the modern approach to the diagnosis, management and surgery of childhood conditions of the liver and associated structures. The first edition was recognized worldwide as a landmark publication and helped to...

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