Open Access Books

Our collection of 2,881 books.

  • Epilepsy in Children - Clinical and Social Aspects
    Epilepsy in Children - Clinical and Social Aspects
    Edited by Željka Petelin Gadže
    ISBN 978-953-307-681-2,
    248 pages, September, 2011
    Epilepsy is a neurological condition that accompanies mankind probably since its inception. About 400 years before Christ, the disease was already known by Hippocrates, who wrote the book "On The Sacred Disease". Classically, epilepsy has been define ...
  • Developments in Heat Transfer
    Developments in Heat Transfer
    Edited by Marco Aurélio dos Santos Bernardes
    ISBN 978-953-307-569-3,
    700 pages, September, 2011
    This book comprises heat transfer fundamental concepts and modes (specifically conduction, convection and radiation), bioheat, entransy theory development, micro heat transfer, high temperature applications, turbulent shear flows, mass transfer, heat ...
  • Systems and Computational Biology - Molecular and Cellular Experimental Systems
    Systems and Computational Biology - Molecular and Cellular Experimental Systems
    Edited by Ning-Sun Yang
    ISBN 978-953-307-280-7,
    344 pages, September, 2011
    Whereas some "microarray" or "bioinformatics" scientists among us may have been criticized as doing "cataloging research", the majority of us believe that we are sincerely exploring new scientific and technological systems to benefit human health, hu ...
  • Embryonic Stem Cells - Basic Biology to Bioengineering
    Embryonic Stem Cells - Basic Biology to Bioengineering
    Edited by Michael S. Kallos
    ISBN 978-953-307-278-4,
    490 pages, September, 2011
    Embryonic stem cells are one of the key building blocks of the emerging multidisciplinary field of regenerative medicine, and discoveries and new technology related to embryonic stem cells are being made at an ever increasing rate. This book provide ...
  • Biomaterials Science and Engineering
    Biomaterials Science and Engineering
    Edited by Rosario Pignatello
    ISBN 978-953-307-609-6,
    468 pages, September, 2011
    These contribution books collect reviews and original articles from eminent experts working in the interdisciplinary arena of biomaterial development and use. From their direct and recent experience, the readers can achieve a wide vision on the new a ...
  • Coronary Angiography - Advances in Noninvasive Imaging Approach for Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease
    Coronary Angiography - Advances in Noninvasive Imaging Approach for Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease
    Edited by Branislav Baskot
    ISBN 978-953-307-675-1,
    426 pages, September, 2011
    In the intervening 10 years tremendous advances in the field of cardiac computed tomography have occurred. We now can legitimately claim that computed tomography angiography (CTA) of the coronary arteries is available. In the evaluation of patients w ...
  • Euthanasia - The "Good Death" Controversy in Humans and Animals
    Euthanasia - The
    Edited by Josef Kuře
    ISBN 978-953-307-260-9,
    262 pages, September, 2011
    No one really wants to die, or do they? From classical times to our post-modern era of medical high tech, societies have struggled with the thorny issue of euthanasia, and what it entails. Who shall be entitled to a "good death" and in what form shal ...
  • Gastritis and Gastric Cancer - New Insights in Gastroprotection, Diagnosis and Treatments
    Gastritis and Gastric Cancer - New Insights in Gastroprotection, Diagnosis and Treatments
    Edited by Paola Tonino
    ISBN 978-953-307-375-0,
    308 pages, September, 2011
    This book is a comprehensive overview of invited contributions on Helicobacter pylori infection in gastritis and gastric carcinogenesis. The first part of the book covers topics related to the pathophysiology of gastric mucosal defense system and gas ...