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Forensic Anthropology: A Comprehensive Introduction, Second Edition

Natalie R. Langley, MariaTeresa A. Tersigni-Tarrant
March 29, 2017

This robust, dynamic, and international field has grown to include interdisciplinary research, continually improving methodology, and globalization of training. Reflecting the diverse nature of the science from experts who have shaped it, Forensic Anthropology: A Comprehensive Introduction Second...

ENT OSCEs: A Guide to Passing the DO-HNS and MRCS (ENT) OSCE, Second Edition

Joseph Manjaly, Peter Kullar, Alison Carter, Richard Fox
March 24, 2017

Revised and expanded for the second edition, ENT OSCEs is an established full-colour revision guide covering all aspects of the DO-HNS and MRCS (ENT) OSCE. Written by a team of ENT specialty registrars, this accessible text follows a step-by-step approach with each test OSCE station based on the...

Medical Tourism and Wellness: Hospitality Bridging Healthcare (H2H)

Frederick J. DeMicco
March 13, 2017

Medical Tourism and Wellness: Hospitality Bridging Healthcare (H2H) takes a systems approach to examining the growing field of medical tourism, one of the field’s hottest niches, with billions of dollars spent each year. This important book fills the need for a modern management book that looks at...

Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: The Lapco Manual

Mark Coleman, Tom Cecil
March 08, 2017

This unique reference in laparoscopic colorectal surgery starts by looking at the establishment of the Lapco training programme in the UK. It then goes on to provide a comprehensive technical manual of operative and patient care for laparoscopic colorectal surgery, offers insight into training and...

Surgeon, Heal Thyself: Optimising Surgical Performance by Managing Stress

Uttam Shiralkar
February 21, 2017

Surgeons start their career in the expectation that it will bring personal satisfaction through an unparalleled sense of achievement and professional growth. Nonetheless, a career in surgery carries with it serious challenges: surgical training is rigorous, both emotionally and physically, and...

Mesenteric Principles of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Basic and Applied Science

John Calvin Coffey, Rishabh Sehgal, Dara Walsh
February 15, 2017

Mesenteric-based gastrointestinal and colorectal surgery has been practiced internationally for over a century. However, it is not yet universally adopted, and considerable variations exist. Such variations are explained by the historical disparity that has persisted between anatomic and surgical...

Articular Cartilage, Second Edition

Kyriacos A. Athanasiou, Eric M. Darling, Jerry C. Hu, Grayson D. DuRaine, A. Hari Reddi
January 17, 2017

This book covers the latest research and advancements related to articular cartilage in biology, development, pathology, clinical applications and tissue engineering. The authors take an interdisciplinary approach that encompasses the breadth and depth of basic science, bioengineering,...

Handbook of Venous and Lymphatic Disorders: Guidelines of the American Venous Forum, Fourth Edition

Peter Gloviczki, American Venous Forum
January 17, 2017

The Handbook of Venous Disorders, first published in 1996, is a handbook for all clinicians and surgeons who are involved with the investigation, evaluation, or management of venous and lymphatic diseases or malformations. These disorders include varicose veins, venous ulcers, DVT, lymphedema, and...

Sports Injuries: Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation, Fourth Edition

Lars Peterson, Per A.F.H. Renstrom
December 20, 2016

As more and more people realize the cardiovascular, metabolic, and muscular benefits that regular physical activity provides, the risk for potential injury also increases. In order to provide successful treatment, all persons involved in the management of injury must have a thorough understanding...

Translating Biomaterials for Bone Graft: Bench-top to Clinical Applications

Joo L. Ong, Teja Guda
December 14, 2016

Translating Biomaterials for Bone Graft: Bench-top to Clinical Applications brings together the current translational research in bone tissue engineering, from design to application – from materials, drugs and biologic delivery used for bone graft applications to pre-clinical and clinical...

Bariatric Surgery Patients: A Nutritional Guide

Betty Wedman-St Louis
December 07, 2016

"Approximately 65% of our population is overweight and 12% are morbidly obese. This is despite more than 25 years of attempted medical management. Clearly all current efforts have failed to control this enormous problem. Could it be that we have failed to recognize the cause of the disease and...

Deep Brain Stimulation: Indications and Applications

Kendall H. Lee, Penelope S. Duffy, Allan J. Bieber
December 05, 2016

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a widely used therapy for movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, and dystonia. Its therapeutic success has led to the application of DBS for an increasing spectrum of conditions. However, the fundamental relationships between neural...

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