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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...

Heart Mechanics: Magnetic Resonance Imaging—Mathematical Modeling, Pulse Sequences, and Image Analysis

El-Sayed H. Ibrahim
April 18, 2017

MRI techniques have been recently introduced for non-invasive qualification of regional myocardial mechanics, which is not achievable with other imaging modalities. Covering more than twenty-three years of developments in MRI techniques for accessing heart mechanics, this book provides a plethora...

Cancer Genetics and Genomics for Personalized Medicine

Il-Jin Kim
April 18, 2017

This book covers almost all fields of cancer genetics and genomics for personalized medicine. Targeted therapy, or precision medicine, or personalized medicine is becoming a standard treatment for many diseases, including cancer. However, how much do we know about the personalized medicine approach...

Heart Mechanics: Magnetic Resonance Imaging—Advanced Techniques, Clinical Applications, and Future Trends

El-Sayed H. Ibrahim
April 14, 2017

Based on research and clinical trials, this book details the latest research in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tagging technology related to heart mechanics. It covers clinical applications and examines future trends, providing a guide for future uses of MRI technology for studying heart...

Improving Healthcare: A Handbook for Practitioners

Lesley Baillie, Elaine Maxwell
April 13, 2017

Good intentions to do our best in healthcare are not enough. Healthcare professionals need to know how to close the gap between best evidence and practice, by understanding and applying quality improvement principles and processes. Improving Healthcare is a practical guide, providing healthcare...

Get Through MRCPsych Paper A: Mock Examination Papers, Two Volume Set

Melvyn W. B. Zhang, Cyrus S.H. Ho, Roger Ho, Ian H. Treasaden, Basant Puri
April 13, 2017

The MRCPsych examinations, conducted by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, are perhaps the most important exams for any psychiatric trainee to achieve specialist accreditation. Written by authors with previous exam experience and edited by the distinguished team behind Revision Notes in Psychiatry...

Handbook of Visual Optics, Volume One: Fundamentals and Eye Optics

Pablo Artal
April 12, 2017

Handbook of Visual Optics offers an authoritative overview of encyclopedic knowledge in the field of physiological optics. It builds from fundamental concepts to the science and technology of instruments and practical procedures of vision correction, integrating expert knowledge from physics,...

Handbook of Visual Optics, Volume Two: Instrumentation and Vision Correction

Pablo Artal
April 12, 2017

Handbook of Visual Optics offers an authoritative overview of encyclopedic knowledge in the field of physiological optics. It builds from fundamental concepts to the science and technology of instruments and practical procedures of vision correction, integrating expert knowledge from physics,...

Polymers for Vascular and Urogenital Applications

Shalaby W. Shalaby, Karen J.L. Burg, Waleed Shalaby
April 06, 2017

In a carefully crafted, multidisciplinary, skillfully focused format, Polymers for Vascular and Urogenital Applications covers attributes of polymers used for vascular, urological, and gynecological materials. It provides a brief analysis of how the use of polymers in vascular and urogenital...

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