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Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis: Pathophysiology, Therapeutic Intervention, and Complementary Medicine

1st Edition

Siba P. Raychaudhuri, Smriti Raychaudhuri, Debasis Bagchi
January 08, 2018

Psoriasis is a life-long chronic autoimmune disease characterized by thick scaly skin lesions and often associated with severe arthritis. In psoriasis, lesions skin cells, keratinocytes, grow too quickly, resulting in thick, white, silvery or red patches on skin. Normal skin cells grow gradually...

Handbook of X-ray Imaging: Physics and Technology

1st Edition

Paolo Russo
January 05, 2018

Containing chapter contributions from over 130 experts, this unique publication is the first handbook dedicated to the physics and technology of X-ray imaging, offering extensive coverage of the field. This highly comprehensive work is edited by one of the world’s leading experts in X-ray imaging ...

Computational Design of Chemicals for the Control of Mosquitoes and Their Diseases

1st Edition

James Devillers
January 04, 2018

There is a compelling need for new drugs and efficient treatments against mosquito-borne diseases. Environmentally safe, but effective insecticides that address the problems of resistance are required. Computational Design of Chemicals for the Control of Mosquitoes and Their Diseases explains how...

Biology and Ecology of Toxic Pufferfish

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam
December 27, 2017

This is the first comprehensive book on the biology and ecology of pufferfish, also known as blowfish, swellfish, and globefish. Covering 197 species of pufferfish recorded so far from the marine, brackish, and freshwater ecosystems of the world, this important volume expounds on the toxins and...

The Coronary Heart Disease Pandemic in the Twentieth Century: Emergence and Decline in Advanced Countries

1st Edition

William G. Rothstein
December 26, 2017

This book demonstrates that a pandemic of coronary heart disease occurred in North America, western and northern Europe, and Australia and New Zealand from the 1930s to about 2000. At its peak it caused more deaths than any other disease. The book examines and compares trends in coronary heart...

Litt's Drug Eruption & Reaction Manual 24E

24th Edition

Neil Shear
December 22, 2017

Internationally relied upon by medical practitioners for its unparalleled focus on adverse effects and cutaneous reactions, Litt’s Drug Eruption & Reaction Manual is a succinct clinical reference and essential drug-safety tool for patient care, now provided with ebook links to the associated...

Observer Performance Methods for Diagnostic Imaging: Foundations, Modeling, and Applications with R-Based Examples

1st Edition

Dev P. Chakraborty
December 21, 2017

"This book presents the technology evaluation methodology from the point of view of radiological physics and contrasts the purely physical evaluation of image quality with the determination of diagnostic outcome through the study of observer performance. The reader is taken through the arguments...

Behavior, Truth and Deception: Applying Profiling and Analysis to the Interview Process, Revised Edition

2nd Edition

Michael R. Napier
December 21, 2017

Focusing on practical approaches for the experienced investigator, Michael R. Napier, a 27-year veteran of the FBI, presents Behavior, Truth, and Deception: Applying Profiling and Analysis to the Interview Process, 2nd Edition. This hands-on volume, drawn from years of experience interviewing...

Handbook of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Spinal Medicine for Nurses and Advanced Practice Health Professionals

1st Edition

Michael Wang, Andrea Strayer, Odette Harris, Cathy Rosenberg, Praveen Mummaneni
December 20, 2017

This practical handbook allows nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, and allied health professionals practicing in the fields of neurosurgery, neurology, and spinal care to quickly review essentials while in the work environment. It emphasizes procedural steps and critical...

Making the Most of Medical School: The Alternative Guide

1st Edition

Ashton Barnett-Vanes
December 20, 2017

This concise guide to medical school offers an alternative path to developing a diverse set of academic and professional skills for a successful career in medicine. Written for current and prospective medical students, chapters are structured around eight key themes relevant to the active ‘...

ENT: An Introduction and Practical Guide

2nd Edition

James Tysome, Rahul Kanegaonkar
December 20, 2017

This new edition of ENT: An Introduction and Practical Guide provides an essential introduction to the clinical examination, treatment and surgical procedures within ENT. It encompasses the conditions most commonly encountered in the emergency setting, on the ward and in the outpatient clinic.With...

Service Extraordinaire: Unlocking the Value of Concierge Medicine

1st Edition

David Winter
December 20, 2017

Concierge medicine represents a relatively novel health care delivery model that is becoming more appealing both to providers and patients because of its potential to improve quality and value in health care. A gap exists in the current literature regarding the benefits and challenges associated...

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