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Pulmonary Vascular Physiology and Pathophysiology

1st Edition


December 21, 1988

Eighteen contributions consider various aspects of pulmonary vascular control and the pulmonary vasculature's response to injury and disease. They discuss recent advances in molecular biology to cell proliferation, interactions between the endothelium and smooth muscle, and the etiologies of various...

Current Research

1st Edition

Egiacobini
December 19, 1988

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Gerontokinetics: Pharmacokinetics of Drugs in the Elderly

1st Edition

Wolfgang A. Ritschel
December 15, 1988

Gerontokinetics: Pharmacokinetics of Drugs in the Elderly is concerned with the complex processes of how the body handles drugs. After dealing with changes in the anatomy and physiology of the human body with increasing age, the pharmacokinetics of drugs in the elderly is discussed. In particular,...

Clinical Pharmacokinetics: The MCQ Approach

1st Edition

Stephen H. Curry
December 15, 1988

Clinical Pharmacokinetics: The MCQ Approach is a self-teaching guide to the subject. The reader is guided through the principles of the subject as they are applied to increasingly complex situations. The volume contains a number of single and multiple-choice questions, many requiring graphing and...

Gerontokinetics: Pharmacokinetics of Drugs in the Elderly

1st Edition

Wolfgang A. Ritschel
December 15, 1988

Gerontokinetics: Pharmacokinetics of Drugs in the Elderly is concerned with the complex processes of how the body handles drugs. After dealing with changes in the anatomy and physiology of the human body with increasing age, the pharmacokinetics of drugs in the elderly is discussed. In particular,...

Acute Toxicology Testing: Perspectives and Horizons

1st Edition

Shayne C. Gad, Christopher P. Chengelis
December 15, 1988

Acute toxicology testing constitutes the first line of defense against potentially dangerous chemicals. This book provides a detailed presentation of protocols for each of the common designs, reviews their development and objectives, discusses the types of data they generate, and examines the...

Thermal Effects on Cells and Tissues

1st Edition

Urano, Douple
December 01, 1988

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Immunohistology in Diagnostic Pathology

1st Edition

J. Charles Jennette
November 30, 1988

The advantages and disadvantages of each immunostaining technique are discussed in this informative and useful text. Immunofluorescence and immunoenzyme staining procedures, including acquisition of reagents, tissue preparation, quality control and methodological trouble shooting, are highlighted....

Biomechanics of Sport

1st Edition

Christopher L. Vaughan
November 30, 1988

This informative text features current and thorough reviews of the biomechanics of sport for improved performance, etiology, and pre-vention of injuries. Winter sports and aquatics are covered, with an emphasis on developing training programs for ski-jumping, alpine, and cross country skiing....

Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

1st Edition

Thomas Moon
October 21, 1988

Scientific advances have led to the recognition that many chronic diseases such as cancer may be preventable. In this volume, 36 contributions test cancer prevention hypotheses, attempt to interpret their results, and provide a guide to the background, rationale, and selection of cancer prevention a...

Sensitization in the Nervous System

1st Edition

Charles D. Barnes
October 15, 1988

Sensitization is a concept of learning and memory that has grown out of experiments on "simple" animals. Interest in sensitization has grown tremendously in the last several years, fueled mainly by evidence of the molecular basis of sensitization in invertebrates on the one hand and the study of...

Parasitic Infections in the Compromised Host

1st Edition

Peter D. Walzer, Robert M. Genta
October 13, 1988

The first in a new series created to acknowledge the explosion of knowledge in fields related to infectious disesases and clinical microbiology. Thirteen contributions focus on organisms which are of major medical importance in this country or which have contributed to an understanding of pathology....

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