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Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: A Neural Interface for Artificial Limbs

Todd A. Kuiken, Aimee E. Schultz Feuser, Ann K. Barlow
November 15, 2017

Implement TMR with Your Patients and Improve Their Quality of Life Developed by Dr. Todd A. Kuiken and Dr. Gregory A. Dumanian, targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) is a new approach to accessing motor control signals from peripheral nerves after amputation and providing sensory feedback to...

Connexin Cell Communication Channels: Roles in the Immune System and Immunopathology

Ernesto Oviedo-Orta, Brenda R. Kwak, William Howard Evans
November 15, 2017

Plasma membrane-associated channels known as gap junctions, along with their protein building blocks—connexins—have an important functional role in a range of immunological processes, including heart function, cell growth and specialization, and early development. Spanning basic science and...

Pediatric Neurology, Second Edition

James, F. Bale, Jr., Joshua L. Bonkowsky, Gary L. Hedlund, Denise Morita
November 10, 2017

The fundamental goal of the revised edition of this acclaimed text is to provide comprehensive, practical, and straightforward information about the developing nervous system that is as relevant to those embarking on careers in pediatric neurology as it will be to the experienced practitioner who...

GP Wellbeing: Combatting Burnout in General Practice

Adam Staten, Euan Lawson
November 10, 2017

This is the first book to explore the impact of 'burnout' on the current NHS GP workforce and how this can be addressed, from an insider GP perspective. Adam Staten, recently qualified GP, and Euan Lawson, Fellow of the RCGP with over 20 years experience, discuss in engaging, accessible chapters...

Monographs in Contact Allergy, Volume 1: Non-Fragrance Allergens in Cosmetics (Part 1 and Part 2)

Anton C. de Groot
November 10, 2017

Monographs in Contact Allergy, Volume 1: Non-Fragrance Allergens in Cosmetics (Part 1 and Part 2) is the first 2-part volume in an exciting series on contact allergy. It presents over 500 natural or synthetic chemicals and compounds which have caused allergic contact dermatitis in cosmetic...

Tumors and Cancers: Endocrine Glands – Blood – Marrow – Lymph

Dongyou Liu
November 09, 2017

Tumors and Cancers: Endocrine Glands – Blood – Marrow – Lymph provides succinct reviews of neoplastic growths disrupting normal functions of affected structures. Each chapter presents a state of the art summary of tumor/cancer of a particular type in relation to its biology, epidemiology, disease...

Primary Angioplasty: Mechanical Interventions for Acute Myocardial Infarction, Second Edition

David Antoniucci
November 09, 2017

The Second Edition of Primary Angioplasty provides an update on the rationale, techniques, and effectiveness of direct percutaneous mechanical revascularization for acute myocardial infarction. Through the use of "real world" methods, clinical perspectives, and mechanical support, this...

The Final FRCR: Complete Revision Notes

Vincent Helyar, Aidan Shaw
November 08, 2017

This is a vital revision aid for postgraduate radiology students taking the Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiology (FRCR) Part 2 final exams. Part 2 comprises two elements: 2a includes a series of six multiple choice exams covering the major body systems, and 2b contains a written exam and an...

Nutrition and Cardiometabolic Health

Nathalie Bergeron, Patty W. Siri-Tarino, George A. Bray, Ronald M. Krauss
November 08, 2017

Nutrition plays a key role in prevention of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide. Diet influences a broad spectrum of cardiometabolic risk factors, notably a cluster including excess adiposity, dyslipidemia, impaired glucose metabolism and high blood pressure. In the face of...

Sports-Related Concussion: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition

Brian Sindelar, Julian E. Bailes
November 08, 2017

This new edition reflects the explosion of knowledge in basic science and clinical care for athletes with mild traumatic brain injury or concussion. Interest in management and methodology for making diagnoses and improving the clinical outcomes have changed dramatically. All U.S. states have laws...

Clinical Handbook of Interstitial Lung Disease

Muhunthan Thillai, David R. Moller, Keith C. Meyer
November 06, 2017

This handbook provides clinical guidance to the practicing physician on the diagnosis and treatment of Interstitial Lung Diseases (ILD). A contributed work with invited chapters which draw on the knowledge and experience of recognised global leaders in respiratory medicine, it is authoritative,...

Vitreoretinal Disorders in Primary Care

Thomas H. Williamson
November 03, 2017

Emergency ophthalmology is an area full of pitfalls for the unwary primary care practitioner. Vitreoretinal disorders make up the majority of emergency sight-threatening conditions, and a wide and increasingly varied range of conditions of the eye present in primary care settings. Correct diagnosis...

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