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Our collection of 21 books.

  • Current Topics in Chikungunya
    Current Topics in Chikungunya NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    ISBN 978-953-51-2595-2
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2594-5,
    160 pages, August, 2016
    Chikungunya, an arbovirus, is a major global threat affecting multiple areas of the world, even Europe, but recently (2014 - 2015) with large epidemics in Latin America, causing an important acute and chronic morbidity with a low, but present, mortal ...
  • Nutritional Deficiency
    Nutritional Deficiency
    Editor Pınar Erkekoglu and Belma Kocer-Gumusel
    ISBN 978-953-51-2438-2
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2437-5,
    204 pages, July, 2016
    Intake of a sufficient diet will provide an individual to live a healthy and functional life. However, poor intake of different nutritional components, such as proteins, vitamins, minerals, and trace elements, may lead to health problems that can cau ...
  • Recent Advances in Drug Addiction Research and Clinical Applications
    Recent Advances in Drug Addiction Research and Clinical Applications
    Editor William M. Meil and Christina L. Ruby
    ISBN 978-953-51-2492-4
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2491-7,
    228 pages, July, 2016
    Although it is well-accepted that drug addiction is a major public health concern, how we address it as a society continues to evolve as recent advances in the lab and clinic clarify the nature of the problem and influence our views. This unique coll ...
  • Topics in Public Health
    Topics in Public Health
    Editor David Claborn
    ISBN 978-953-51-2132-9,
    306 pages, June, 2015
    Public health has been defined as the efforts of a community that allow a population to remain healthy. This definition is very inclusive, so elements of clinical care, health promotion and many other fields contribute to the larger discipline of pub ...
  • Infection Control
    Infection Control
    Editor Silpi Basak
    ISBN 978-953-51-1145-0,
    100 pages, May, 2013
    Health Care associated infection (HAI) is an emerging problem worldwide. HAI causes increased morbidity, mortality and average length of stay of the patient in the hospital. HAI also imposes economic burden on the patient, health care set up and als ...
  • Current Topics in Public Health
    Current Topics in Public Health
    Editor Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    ISBN 978-953-51-1121-4,
    742 pages, May, 2013
    Public Health is regarded as the basis and cornerstone of health, generally and in medicine. Defined as the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, org ...
  • Addictions - From Pathophysiology to Treatment
    Addictions - From Pathophysiology to Treatment
    Editor David Belin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0783-5,
    498 pages, October, 2012
    Addiction, increasingly perceived as a heterogeneous brain disorder, is one of the most peculiar psychiatric pathologies in that its management involves various, often non-overlapping, resources from the biological, psychological, medical, economical ...
  • Public Health - Methodology, Environmental and Systems Issues
    Public Health - Methodology, Environmental and Systems Issues
    Editor Jay Maddock
    ISBN 978-953-51-0641-8,
    444 pages, May, 2012
    Public health can be thought of as a series of complex systems. Many things that individual living in high income countries take for granted like the control of infectious disease, clean, potable water, low infant mortality rates require a high funct ...