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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...

Nanomedicine for Inflammatory Diseases

Lara Scheherazade Milane, Mansoor M. Amiji
July 18, 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...

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...

Capture-Recapture Methods for the Social and Medical Sciences

Dankmar Bohning, Peter G.M. van der Heijden, John Bunge
July 17, 2017

Capture-recapture methods have been used in biology and ecology for more than 100 years. However, it is only recently that these methods have become popular in the social and medical sciences to estimate the size of elusive populations such as illegal immigrants, illicit drug users, or people with...

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/...

Eating Disorders in Special Populations: Medical, Nutritional, and Psychological Treatments

Jonna Fries, Veronica Sullivan
July 14, 2017

Eating disorders are among the most complex disorders to treat, typically requiring medical, nutritional, and psychotherapeutic interventions. High relapse rates and the sense of urgency to save lives and minimize or prevent lifelong problems present challenges for even the most seasoned treatment...

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...

New Generation Vaccines, Fourth Edition

Myrone M. Levine, Myron M. Levine, Gordon Dougan, Michael F. Good, Margaret A. Liu, Gary J. Nabel, James P. Nataro, Rino Rappuoli
July 13, 2017

Highlighting the latest activities and initiatives of prominent organizations working in the vaccine industry such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, WHO, UNICEF, the World Bank, New Generation Vaccines, Fourth Edition, details steps...

Microdosimetry: Experimental Methods and Applications

Lennart Lindborg, Anthony Waker
July 11, 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...

Why Are We Conscious?: A Scientist’s Take on Consciousness and Extrasensory Perception

David E.H. Jones
July 11, 2017

There are two huge gaps in scientific theory. One, the contradiction between classical and quantum mechanics, is discussed in many publications. The other, the total failure to explain why anything made of atoms (such as ourselves) can be conscious, has little acknowledgement. The main thesis of...

Information Technology in Medical Diagnostics

Waldemar Wójcik, Andrzej Smolarz
July 11, 2017

For many centuries, people have tried to learn about the state of their health. Initially, in the pre-technological period, they had to rely only on their senses. Then there were simple tools to help the human senses. The discovery of X-rays, which allowed people to look “inside” the body, turned...

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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