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  • Contemporary Challenges in Endocarditis
    Contemporary Challenges in Endocarditis NEW
    Edited by Michael S. Firstenberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-2770-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2769-7,
    176 pages, November, 2016
    Endocarditis remains an elusive challenge for clinicians to master. As the population ages and their comorbidities increase, the risk of infecting cardiac structures - both native and, the ever-increasing use of, prosthetic support technology - also ...
  • Epidemiology of Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases - Attributes of Lifestyle and Nature on Humankind
    Epidemiology of Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases - Attributes of Lifestyle and Nature on Humankind NEW
    Edited by Fyson H. Kasenga
    ISBN 978-953-51-2741-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2740-6,
    134 pages, November, 2016
    Human sufferings, including deaths, can be reduced or avoided by applying routine principles of hygiene in individuals' lives. Some hygiene routines are purely simple remedies, which are inexpensive, affordable, acceptable and easily accessible. It i ...
  • Entrepreneurship - Practice-Oriented Perspectives
    Entrepreneurship - Practice-Oriented Perspectives NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Mario Franco
    ISBN 978-953-51-2761-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2760-4,
    184 pages, November, 2016
    Entrepreneurship has been seen as a phenomenon allowing economic development, job creation, increased productivity and innovation, but many studies do not include the causes of these events. Consequently, the objective of this book is to fill this g ...
  • Cotton Research
    Cotton Research NEW
    Edited by Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-2737-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2736-9,
    308 pages, November, 2016
    Cotton is the most important natural fiber crop of our planet, which provides humanity with cloth and vegetable oil, medicinal compounds, meal and hull for livestock feed, energy sources, organic matter to enrich soil, and industrial lubricants. Ther ...
  • Proceedings of the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Studies (ICIS 2016) - Interdisciplinarity and Creativity in the Knowledge Society
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Studies (ICIS 2016) - Interdisciplinarity and Creativity in the Knowledge Society
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Valentina Mihaela Pomazan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2768-0,
    190 pages, November, 2016
    Interdisciplinarity is a sine qua non condition for any modern endeavour, a reason for the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Studies (ICIS 2016) to promote new and emerging research topics and interdisciplinary collaborations. During the ...
  • Applications of Spatial Statistics
    Applications of Spatial Statistics
    Edited by Ming-Chih Hung
    ISBN 978-953-51-2757-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2756-7,
    154 pages, November, 2016
    Spatial statistics has been widely used in many environmental studies. This book is a collection of recent studies on applying spatial statistics in subjects such as demography, transportation, precision agriculture and ecology. Different subjects re ...
  • The Gut Microbiome - Implications for Human Disease
    The Gut Microbiome - Implications for Human Disease
    Edited by Gyula Mozsik
    ISBN 978-953-51-2751-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2750-5,
    110 pages, November, 2016
    In the last decades, the importance of gut microbiome has been linked to medical research on different diseases. Developments of other medical disciplines (human clinical pharmacology, clinical nutrition and dietetics, everyday medical treatments of ...
  • A Multidimensional Approach to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - from Theory to Practice
    A Multidimensional Approach to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - from Theory to Practice
    Edited by Ghassan El-Baalbaki and Christophe Fortin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2729-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2728-4,
    252 pages, November, 2016
    Is the heart rate variability biofeedback a promising intervention for PTSD? Is there a link between early traumatic events in life and the presence of psychopathology and interpersonal difficulties in adulthood? Wondering what is the next step for h ...