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The Endometrial Factor: A Reproductive Precision Medicine Approach

Carlos Simón, Linda C. Giudice
June 15, 2017

At the dawn of precision medicine, there is a new opportunity for novel approaches to understand, diagnose and treat endometrial disorders that affect fertility, reproductive outcomes, and women’s health more broadly. Herein, the editors have assembled critically evaluated state-of-the-art chapters...

Appetite and Food Intake: Central Control, Second Edition

Ruth Harris
June 14, 2017

Nearly half of the world’s adult population is either clinically obese or overweight. Excess weight increases risk for multiple other chronic diseases and represents a major global health issue. Weight gain results from an imbalance between energy intake and expenditure, which can only be corrected...

Emergencies in Psychiatry in Low- and Middle-income Countries, Second Edition

Thara Rangaswamy, Lakshmi Vijayakumar
June 13, 2017

There is a need to not only understand psychiatric emergencies in low- and middle-income countries but also to formulate logical and acceptable forms of intervention. This book gives the reader an overview of the kinds of psychiatric emergencies that can occur and the strategies employed to manage...

The MRCP PACES Handbook, Second Edition

Saira Ghafur, Parminder K. Judge, Richard Kitchen, Samuel Blows
June 13, 2017

MRCP PACES is a challenging examination requiring in-depth clinical knowledge, excellent clinical skills and the ability to present each case concisely and coherently. This revision guide helps candidates achieve these aims; it is compact enough for bedside use and sufficiently...

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

Mark Davenport, Nigel Heaton, Riccardo Superina
June 12, 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...

Dietary Lipids for Healthy Brain Function

Claude Leray
June 12, 2017

Our brain is recognized by all specialists as the most complex entity created in nature. Regarding the extraordinary capacities of its functioning, still incompletely known, the control of the brain by our dietary lipids may seem very improbable to many people. Yet, research has shown that an...

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

Joseph Manjaly, Peter Kullar, Alison Carter, Richard Fox
June 12, 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...

Placenta Accreta Syndrome

Robert M. Silver
June 09, 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...

Body Composition: Health and Performance in Exercise and Sport

Henry C. Lukaski
June 08, 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...

Diagnostic Methods in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

Pedro A. Lemos, Paul Schoenhagen, Alexandra Lansky
June 07, 2017

The tools necessary for correctly identifying complex coronary lesions and plaques. The data required to accurately diagnose rare disease progression and patterns. With Diagnostic Methods in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, all of the essential diagnostic modalities you need in the lab are...

Get Through Final FRCR 2A: SBAs

Teck Yew Chin, Susan Cheng Shelmerdine, Akash Ganguly, Chinedum Anosike
May 31, 2017

This is the first revision guide to map directly to the new structure of the FRCR Final Part A examination (CR2A). Spanning a broad range of topics, the book follows the core clinical radiology curriculum, covering all modalities. It is divided into 7 test papers, consisting of 120 mixed SBA-type...

Disorders of Fat and Cellulite: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment

David J. Goldberg, Alexander L. Berlin
May 31, 2017

Alterations in the amount of subcutaneous fat lead to significant changes in appearance, whether from excess (as seen in bodily obesity) or in loss of fat (as seen in facial lipodystrophy associated with the aging process). This book incorporates the current knowledge of the physiology of fat with...

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