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  • Euthanasia - The "Good Death" Controversy in Humans and Animals
    Euthanasia - The
    Editor Josef Kuře
    ISBN 978-953-307-260-9
    262 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 40257 times.
    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 ...
  • 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
    Editor Branislav Baskot
    ISBN 978-953-307-675-1
    426 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 46018 times.
    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 ...
  • Embryonic Stem Cells - Basic Biology to Bioengineering
    Embryonic Stem Cells - Basic Biology to Bioengineering
    Editor Michael S. Kallos
    ISBN 978-953-307-278-4
    490 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 63364 times.
    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 ...
  • Epilepsy in Children - Clinical and Social Aspects
    Epilepsy in Children - Clinical and Social Aspects
    Editor Željka Petelin Gadže
    ISBN 978-953-307-681-2
    248 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 53756 times.
    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 ...
  • Aspects of Pacemakers - Functions and Interactions in Cardiac and Non-Cardiac Indications
    Aspects of Pacemakers - Functions and Interactions in Cardiac and Non-Cardiac Indications
    Editor Oliver Vonend and Siegfried Eckert
    ISBN 978-953-307-616-4
    206 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 23846 times.
    Outstanding steps forward were made in the last decades in terms of identification of endogenous pacemakers and the exploration of their controllability. New "artifical" devices were developed and are now able to do much more than solely pacemaking o ...
  • A Comprehensive Book on Autism Spectrum Disorders
    A Comprehensive Book on Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Editor Mohammad-Reza Mohammadi
    ISBN 978-953-307-494-8
    488 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 90306 times.
    The aim of the book is to serve for clinical, practical, basic and scholarly practices. In twentyfive chapters it covers the most important topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorders in the efficient way and aims to be useful for health professional ...
  • Clinical and Genetic Aspects of Epilepsy
    Clinical and Genetic Aspects of Epilepsy
    Editor Zaid Afawi
    ISBN 978-953-307-700-0
    214 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 20100 times.
    This book on Epilepsy was conceived and produced as a source of information on wide range of issues in epilepsy. We hope that it will help health care providers in daily practices and increase their understanding on diagnosis and treatment of epileps ...
  • Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies - Recent Developments
    Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies - Recent Developments
    Editor Jan Tore Gran
    ISBN 978-953-307-694-2
    222 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 25036 times.
    The term "myositis" covers a variety of disorders often designated "idiopathic inflammatory myopathies". Although they are rather rare compared to other rheumatic diseases, they often cause severe disability and not infrequently increased mortality. ...