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A History of Medicine, Third Edition

Lois N. Magner, Oliver J Kim
December 20, 2017

Designed for survey courses in the field A History of Medicine presents a wide-ranging overview for those seeking a solid grounding in the medical history of Western and non-Western cultures. Invaluable to instructors promoting the history of medicine in pre-professional training, and stressing...

Handbook of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Spinal Medicine for Nurses and Advanced Practice Health Professionals

Michael Wang, Andrea Strayer, Odette Harris, Cathy Rosenberg, Praveen Mummaneni
December 19, 2017

This practical handbook allows nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, and allied health professionals practicing in the fields of neurosurgery, neurology, and spinal care to quickly review essentials while in the work environment. It emphasizes procedural steps and critical...

Aesthetic Clinic Marketing in the Digital Age

Wendy Lewis
December 19, 2017

Social media provides a new way for aesthetic practitioners to connect with consumers and to differentiate their clinics. However, to most clinic managers and practitioners, digital media represents a sea of confusion that they cannot even begin to know how to navigate. With over 20 years of...

Endovascular and Open Vascular Reconstruction: A Practical Approach

Sachinder Singh Hans, Alexander D. Shepard, Mitchell R. Weaver, Paul Bove, Graham W. Long
December 19, 2017

In recent years, the growth in endovascular procedures has meant that vascular trainees may not gain sufficient experience to be competent in open vascular reconstructions following completion of their training. At the same time many senior surgeons have somewhat limited experience of endovascular...

Hearing: An Introduction to Psychological and Physiological Acoustics, Sixth Edition

Stanley A. Gelfand
December 14, 2017

This fully updated and revised sixth edition of Hearing: An Introduction to Psychological and Physiological Acoustics provides a comprehensive introduction for graduate students and professionals in audiology and other fields dealing with audition (including hearing/speech science, psychology,...

Mysteries in Muscle Contraction: Evidence against Current Dogmas

Haruo Sugi
December 13, 2017

This book explores the author’s wide-ranging work on muscle research, which spans more than 50 years. It delves into the dogmas of muscle contraction: how the models were constructed and what was overlooked during the process, including their resulting shortcomings. The text stimulates general...

Tissue Type Plasminogen Activity: Volume II

Cornelius Kluft
December 13, 2017

This book is made possible by the enthusiastic contributions of the authors of the chapters. They have been invited from young and active scientists in the field of t-PA research. I am grateful for their contribution and for the fact that all accepted the specifications of their chapter in order to...

Immunotherapy of Diabetes and Selected Autoimmune Diseases: Autoimmune 8

George S. Eisenbarth
December 13, 2017

This important text will be the first devoted to a detailed analysis of immunotherapy as it applies to Type I diabetes and the pathogenesis and therapy of other specific autoimmune diseases (including uveitis, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, Cogan's syndrome, Graves' ophthalmopathy, and...

Vitamins and Minerals in the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer

Maryce M. Jacobs
December 13, 2017

This book provides researchers and practitioners with a unique collection of current research on the role of vitamins and micronutrients in cancer prevention and treatment. New theories are discussed, including a hypothesis that dietary factors may protect against genetically predisposed cancers....

Radiology for Medical Finals: A case-based guide

Edward Sellon, David Howlett
December 12, 2017

This book is an informed, educational and abundantly illustrated guide to the imaging knowledge that medical students in the clinical years of their undergraduate studies will be required to get to know, understand and recall in order to negotiate successfully their finals exams. Via the popular...

Instant Wisdom for GPs: Pearls from All the Specialities

Keith Hopcroft
December 12, 2017

This essential guide for GPs distils years of knowledge, experience, and key evidence into 25 easy-to-read chapters, each one covering a different speciality. Every consultant has pearls of wisdom they wish they could share with GPs: knowledge they have acquired from years of experience and...

Unity in Diversity and the Standardisation of Clinical Pharmacy Services: Proceedings of the 17th Asian Conference on Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP 2017), July 28-30, 2017, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Elida Zairina, Junaidi Khotib, Chrismawan Ardianto, Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, Charles D. Sands III, Timothy E. Welty
December 12, 2017

Unity in Diversity and the Standardisation of Clinical Pharmacy Services represents the proceedings of the 17th Asian Conference on Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP 2017), held 28—30 July 2017 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The primary aim of ACCP 2017 was to bring together experts from all fields of clinical...

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