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Beam’s Eye View Imaging in Radiation Oncology

Ross I. Berbeco, Ph.D.
September 07, 2017

This first dedicated overview for beam’s eye view (BEV) covers instrumentation, methods, and clinical use of this exciting technology, which enables real-time anatomical imaging. It highlights how the information collected (e.g., the shape and size of the beam aperture and intensity of the beam) is...

Emergency Care of Minor Trauma in Children, Third Edition

Ffion Davies, Colin E. Bruce, Kate Taylor-Robinson
September 07, 2017

Succinct and highly illustrated, the third edition of this handy pocket guide enables practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care. Each chapter has been updated to reflect changes to the treatment for the injury based on recent research and new...

A Guide to Bioethics

Emmanuel A. Kornyo
September 07, 2017

Solving intractable biotechnological questions of evolution, medicine, and genetics is now easier due to methods permitting the rapid analysis of molecular sequence data. These advances have exposed ethical and policy concerns. How would genomic information be used and by whom? Should individuals...

The Boston IVF Handbook of Infertility: A Practical Guide for Practitioners Who Care for Infertile Couples, Fourth Edition

Steven R. Bayer, Michael M Alper, Alan S. Penzias
September 04, 2017

Based on the gold standard procedures and protocols developed at Boston IVF, this new edition of a bestselling text continues to provide a structured approach to treating the infertile couple that can be of benefit to the gynecologist, reproductive endocrinologist, and reproductive medicine nurse...

The Psychology of Terrorists: Tools for Profiling and Counterterrorism

Raymond H. Hamden
September 01, 2017

Drawing on his extensive experience, including research, consultations, and first-hand interviews, Richard Hamden presents a unique look at terrorists as individual players with personal motives as well as those of principle. Organizing the psychology of terrorists into four distinct profiles, he...

Biomagnetics: Principles and Applications of Biomagnetic Stimulation and Imaging

Shoogo Ueno, Masaki Sekino
September 01, 2017

Discover the Most Advanced Technologies in Biomagnetics Co-edited by Professor Ueno, a leader in the biomagnetics field for over 40 years, Biomagnetics: Principles and Applications of Biomagnetic Stimulation and Imaging explains the physical principles of biomagnetic stimulation and imaging and...

Acute Pancreatitis: An A-Z

V.K. Kapoor
August 31, 2017

Acute pancreatitis is a common cause of acute abdomen. Diagnoses is difficult as the symptoms mimic that of many other medical and surgical conditions. Patients with severe acute pancreatitis can develop multiple organ failure and need intensive care. As its management is multi-disciplinary...

Procedure Manual for the Diagnosis of Intestinal Parasites

Donald L. Price
August 31, 2017

Procedure Manual for the Diagnosis of Intestinal Parasites is the definitive resource for individuals involved in the collection, preparation, and examination of fecal specimens for microscopic diagnosis of intestinal parasitic infections. The book points out the stages of parasites possibly found...

The Adrenal Medulla 1986-1988

Stephen W. Carmichael, Susan L. Stoddard
August 31, 2017

This volume provides a complete review of all the articles which have appeared in the literature since 1986 that pertain to the adrenal medulla and adrenal chromaffin. Over 1700 articles are reviewed, organized, and summarized. Topics covered include the transplantation of medulla into the brain,...

Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Surgery: Case Studies

Victoria A. Lane, Richard J. Wood, Carlos Reck, Marc A. Levitt
August 29, 2017

This new handbook teaches and explains the key principles in the management of complex pediatric colorectal diagnoses. By using case-based presentations, radiographic images, operative images with Multiple Choice Questions to test knowledge, this book serves as an invaluable educational tool. ‘...

Health Risk Assessment Dermal and Inhalation Exposure and Absorption of Toxicants

Rhoda G.M. Wang, James B. Knaak, Howard I. Maibach
August 29, 2017

Health Risk Assessment is a comprehensive reference focusing on dermal absorption, cholinesterase inhibition, adverse reproductive effects, and carcinogenicity. The book features contributions from over 40 top scientists and covers topics such as PBPK modeling, cytochrome P-450 metabolism in skin,...

Herpes Simplex Viruses

Marie Studahl, Paola Cinque, Tomas Bergstrom
August 29, 2017

Studying the epidemiology, identification, pathogenesis and clinical features of diseases associated with herpes simplex viruses, this important reference evaluates the latest treatment regimens, mechanisms of immune response and evasion, and research related to vaccines for the prevention and...

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