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Pediatric Trauma: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Second Edition

David E. Wesson, Bindi Naik-Mathuria
May 15, 2017

Injuries cause more than half of all childhood deaths and a large proportion of pediatric trauma care is provided by non-pediatric specialists. This book provides an update of current practice, backed by evidence-based recommendations, in four sections: 1) Trauma systems for children, including...

Heart Mechanics: Magnetic Resonance Imaging—The Complete Guide

El-Sayed H. Ibrahim
May 10, 2017

This book details the latest research on magnetic resonance (MRI) tagging technology related to heart mechanics. The book compare and contrast different tagging techniques, explain different imaging sequences and post processing algorithms, and associate the tagging techniques with different...

Ethics in Mental Health-Substance Use

David B. Cooper
May 10, 2017

Ethics in Mental Health-Substance Use aims to explore the comprehensive concerns and dilemmas occurring from mental health and substance use problems, and to inform, develop, and educate by sharing and pooling knowledge, and enhancing expertise, in this fast developing region of ethics and ethical...

Three Daughters, Three Journeys: Quest for Cancer Cure

Jill Charles, Indrani Mondal, Ranjita Chattopadhyay, Ananda Chakrabarty
May 10, 2017

Cancer threatens the lives of people around the world. Women, in particular, are at risk of certain cancers with a genetic cause. Certain mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes put mothers and daughters at risk of breast and ovarian cancers. Unlike many cancers that most commonly occur after age 60...

Microbial Biofilms: Omics Biology, Antimicrobials and Clinical Implications

Chaminda Jayampath Seneviratne
May 08, 2017

Microbial Biofilms: Omics Biology, Antimicrobials and Clinical Implications is a comprehensive survey of microbial biofilms and their role in human health and disease with contributions from world renowned experts in molecular microbiology, proteomics, genomics, metabolomics and infectious diseases...

Radiation in Medicine and Biology

Pandit B. Vidyasagar, Sagar S. Jagtap, Omprakash Yemul
May 08, 2017

This book focuses on the conventional and emerging applications of radiations, which include radio waves and ultraviolet and gamma radiations. It discusses new techniques in radiation therapy and the effects of ionizing radiations on biological systems. The applications of radiations in the...

100 Cases in Psychiatry, Second Edition

Barry Wright, Subodh Dave, Nisha Dogra
May 05, 2017

The new edition of this best-selling title from the popular 100 cases series explores common psychiatric and mental health scenarios that will be encountered by the medical student and junior doctor during practical training on the ward, in the emergency department, in outpatient clinics and in the...

Pediatric Neurology, Second Edition

James Bale, Joshua L. Bonkowsky, Gary L. Hedlund, Denise Morita
May 03, 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...

Hemodialysis Membranes: For Engineers to Medical Practitioners

Sirshendu De, Anirban Roy
May 02, 2017

Book initiates with introductory material to hemodialysis technology and its historical evolution and later on divulging into the field of biomaterials. With this background, the book discusses selection criteria of a suitable biomaterial for synthesis of haemodialysis membranes along with...

Making Sense of Fluids and Electrolytes: A hands-on guide

Zoja Milovanovic, Abisola Adeleye
April 26, 2017

Interpreting the fluid requirements of a patient and working out what to do next can seem like a daunting task for the non-specialist, yet it is a skill that any doctor, nurse or paramedic needs to be fully appraised of and comfortable with. Making Sense of Fluids and Electrolytes has been written...

Sensitive Skin Syndrome, Second Edition

Golara Honari, Rosa Andersen, Howard L. Maibach
April 25, 2017

Sensitive skin is a widely reported condition where there is subjective cutaneous hyper-reactivity to environmental factors. Progress has been made in many aspects of the background science that will help clinicians in their management of patients presenting with the condition. This new text sums...

Mind Maps for Medical Students Clinical Specialties

Olivia Smith
April 19, 2017

This brand new revision aid has been designed as a companion to the popular Mind Maps for Medical Students, from the same author, to help medical students memorize essential facts in the key specialty areas of psychiatry, obstetrics & gynaecology, paediatrics, ophthalmology, ENT, dermatology...

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