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The Inner Physician

Roger Neighbour
May 10, 2018

In this final volume of his best-selling 'Inner' trilogy, Roger Neighbour explores the relationship between a doctor's professional and private selves. He suggests that the mind of every doctor retains an untrained 'ordinary human being' part - their Inner Physician - which makes an important,...

Gene and Cell Delivery for Intervertebral Disc Degeneration

Raquel Madeira Gonçalves, Mario Adolfo Barbosa
May 08, 2018

Intervertebral disc degeneration is one of the major causes of lower back pain for which the common therapeutic interventions are not efficient. A search for alternative therapies for lower back pain and intervertebral disc degeneration includes cell-based therapies. Unfortunately, intervertebral...

Medical Statistics: An A-Z Companion, Second Edition

Filomena Pereira-Maxwell
May 04, 2018

This invaluable, jargon-free guide to essential medical terminology in an accessible A-Z format is ideal for medical, allied health and biomedical science students and researchers, clinicians and health care practitioners. Avoiding the complex language that is so often a feature of...

Neurological Rehabilitation: Spasticity and Contractures in Clinical Practice and Research

Anand D. Pandyan, Hermie J. Hermens, Bernard A. Conway
May 02, 2018

This book is the first attempt at bringing together a volume of work from a range of professionals with an interest in spasticity. The framework for the definition was developed in part by the authors contributing chapters that make up this volume. The book represents the current "state-of-the-art"...

Neurological Malingering

Alan R. Hirsch
May 02, 2018

Written from the viewpoint of the practicing clinician, this text is an indispensable addition to the library of anyone who is in the practice of medicine, osteopathy, or chiropractic, as well as for the judge, lawyer, or social worker who may interact with those presenting with the possibility of...

Asthma, COPD, and Overlap: A Case-Based Overview of Similarities and Differences

Jonathan A. Bernstein, Louis-Philippe Boulet, Michael E. Wechsler, MD,MMSc
April 30, 2018

Using illustrative case examples, this book thoroughly reviews similarities and differences between asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the overlap syndrome. It is important to highlight the distinctions because these commonly encountered conditions in respiratory and primary...

Ultrasound Imaging and Therapy

Aaron Fenster, James C. Lacefield
April 25, 2018

Up-to-Date Details on Using Ultrasound Imaging to Help Diagnose Various Diseases Due to improvements in image quality and the reduced cost of advanced features, ultrasound imaging is playing a greater role in the diagnosis and image-guided intervention of a wide range of diseases. Ultrasound...

Human Eye Imaging and Modeling

E. Y. K. Ng, Jen Hong Tan, U. Rajendra Acharya, Jasjit S. Suri
April 25, 2018

Advanced image processing and mathematical modeling techniques are increasingly being used for the early diagnosis of eye diseases. A comprehensive review of the field, Human Eye Imaging and Modeling details the latest advances and analytical techniques in ocular imaging and modeling. The first...

Imaging for Plastic Surgery

Luca Saba, Warren M. Rozen, Alberto Alonso-Burgos, Diego Ribuffo
April 20, 2018

Preoperative imaging is increasingly being adopted for preoperative planning in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Accurate preoperative analysis can reduce the length of operations and maximize surgical design and dissection techniques. Imaging for Plastic Surgery covers the techniques,...

Get Through MRCOG Part 2: SBAs

Rekha Wuntakal, Madhavi Kalidindi, Tony Hollingworth
April 19, 2018

Get Through MRCOG Part 2: SBAs provides 3 exams' worth of questions mapped to the RCOG syllabus in the newly introduced SBA style. With detailed explanations and relevant references to guidelines, this is the definitive resource for those taking the MRCOG Part 2 examination....

Fluid Therapy for the Surgical Patient

Christer H. Svensen, Donald S. Prough, Liane Feldman, TJ Gan
April 19, 2018

Over the past decade, there have been a large number of important studies related to fluid management for the surgical patient, resulting in confusion on this critical aspect of patient care. Proper fluid therapy in the perioperative setting has always been important but has only recently had...

Stem Cell Oncology: Proceedings of the International Stem Cell and Oncology Conference (ISCOC, 2017), December 1-2, 2017, Medan, Indonesia

Adeya Cut Adella
April 18, 2018

Stem cell research is one of the fascinating areas of contemporary biology, but, as with many expanding fields of scientific inquiry, research on stem cells raises scientific questions as rapidly as it generates discoveries. Research on stem cell treatment continues to advance knowledge about how...

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