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Handbook of New Genetic Diagnostic Technologies in Reproductive Medicine: Improving Patient Success Rates and Infant Health

Carlos Simón, Carmen Rubio
February 09, 2018

Different genetic diagnostic and treatment options are used worldwide to improve routine IVF procedures for the benefit of patients. This handbook updates the new genetic diagnostic technologies that have been translated to practice aiming to improve outcomes in the clinic and have a healthy baby...

Clinical Guide to Popular Diets

Caroline Apovian, Elizabeth Brouillard, Lorraine Young
February 05, 2018

It is no secret that the United States is facing an obesity epidemic with the obesity rates continuing to rise year after year. According to the Center for Disease Control, one third of Americans are now obese. It is no longer sufficient to simply point out the health risks of obesity to our...

Tissue Phenomics: Profiling Cancer Patients for Treatment Decisions

Gerd Binnig, Ralf Huss, Günter Schmidt
February 02, 2018

In the age of digitization our society is transformed into a new state. In particular, machine intelligence dramatically elevates our capability to create and digest information. Naturally, healthcare is also impacted by this trend and will even be more transformed into a informatic driven...

African Indigenous Medical Knowledge and Human Health

Charles Wambebe
February 01, 2018

Despite the relevance of and empirical evidence for African Traditional Medicine, based on African Indigenous Medical Knowledge (AIMK), research and development of new phytomedicines from this continent has been slow. African Indigenous Medical Knowledge and Human Health aims to...

Bench to Bedside: Diagnostic Microbiology for the Clinicians

Nancy Khardori
January 31, 2018

This reference text is a must have for any current or future clinicians or students of microbiology. It is concisely organized to provide vital information on many of the microbes one will regularly encounter and the most efficacious ways of addressing associated infections. Discussion of...

Graphics Processing Unit-Based High Performance Computing in Radiation Therapy

Xun Jia, Steve B. Jiang
January 31, 2018

Use the GPU Successfully in Your Radiotherapy Practice With its high processing power, cost-effectiveness, and easy deployment, access, and maintenance, the graphics processing unit (GPU) has increasingly been used to tackle problems in the medical physics field, ranging from computed tomography...

Essentials of Abdomino-Pelvic Sonography: A Handbook for Practitioners

Swati Goyal
January 31, 2018

Sonography has emerged as a substantial diagnostic tool today. This handbook aims to cover ultrasound physics, abdominal and obstetric sonography, color Doppler, high resolution sonography and USG guided interventions with multiple choice questions and case reports for practical orientation....

Lu's Basic Toxicology: Fundamentals, Target Organs, and Risk Assessment, Sixth Edition

Byung-Mu Lee
January 30, 2018

This new edition of our bestselling book, Lu�s Basic Toxicology, provides a number of key benefits that make it a must-read for toxicology specialists worldwide, including: Revision of a Bestseller - the new Sixth Edition provides the critical updates toxicologists need to keep up with the...

OSCEs for the MRCS Part B: A Bailey & Love Revision Guide, Second Edition

Jonathan M. Fishman, Vivian A. Elwell, Rajat Chowdhury
January 25, 2018

This is a fully updated edition of the hugely successful OSCEs for the MRCS Part B: A Bailey and Love Revision Guide. The content has been revised in line with recent changes to the examination, such as the introduction of microbiology and applied surgical sciences and changes from patient...

Clark's Essential PACS, RIS and Imaging Informatics

Alexander Peck
January 25, 2018

Imaging informatics is a complex and historically rapidly changing field, knowledge of which is central to the practice of all imaging specialists. This convenient pocket guide provides the foundations of knowledge in informatics, allowing radiographers in training and in practice, assistant...

Neurology: A Visual Approach

Sunjay Parmar
January 25, 2018

This brand-new revision aid has been designed specifically to help medical students and early post-graduate doctors learn and remember pertinent information about various neurological conditions through pictorial representation, and will be invaluable throughout medical studies and particularly...

Textbook of Assisted Reproductive Techniques, Fifth Edition: Two Volume Set

David K. Gardner, Ariel Weissman, Colin M. Howles, Zeev Shoham
January 22, 2018

Already established as a classic comprehensive reference for the whole team at the IVF clinic, this new edition has been extensively revised, with the addition of several important new contributions on laboratory ( including advanced sperm selection techniques for ICSI, human embryo biopsy...

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