• COPD Clinical Perspectives
    COPD Clinical Perspectives
    Editor Ralph J. Panos
    ISBN 978-953-51-1624-0
    206 pages, July, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 352 times.
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an increasingly recognized cause of morbidity and mortality. Over the next 10 years, deaths due to COPD are expected to increase by 30% and, by 2030, COPD is estimated to be the third leading cause of ...
  • Capsaicin - Sensitive Neural Afferentation and the Gastrointestinal Tract: from Bench to Bedside
    Capsaicin - Sensitive Neural Afferentation and the Gastrointestinal Tract: from Bench to Bedside
    Editor Gyula Mozsik, Omar M. E. Abdel- Salam and Koji Takeuchi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1631-8
    320 pages, July, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 568 times.
    The capsaicin, a component of paprika, has been used in the culinary practice of every day nutritional practice. This agent is known to cause a variety of actions in the body through activating capsaicin-sensitive afferent neurons. A recently launc ...
  • Pain and Treatment
    Pain and Treatment
    Editor Gabor B. Racz and Carl E. Noe
    ISBN 978-953-51-1629-5
    342 pages, July, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1146 times.
    This new edition reflects the evolution of the field including new topics for historical relevance regarding the changing attitudes towards opioid prescription and use. The book points out that the realization of liberalizing use is almost uncontrol ...
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
    Pharmacology and Therapeutics
    Editor Sivakumar Joghi Thatha Gowder
    ISBN 978-953-51-1620-2
    356 pages, July, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 770 times.
    The book "Pharmacology and Therapeutics" targets every aspect of the mechanisms for the chemical actions of both traditional and novel drugs. This book covers six sections: Molecular Modeling and Bio-molecular Pharmacology, Immunopharmacology, Enviro ...
  • Topics in Paraplegia
    Topics in Paraplegia
    Editor Yannis Dionyssiotis
    ISBN 978-953-51-1621-9
    302 pages, July, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 401 times.
    Spinal cord injury related paraplegia changes a person's life in a sudden way. The most important issue for physicians, therapists and caregivers is to manage the complications that arise, and help paraplegic subjects return to a productive integrate ...
  • Glucose Homeostasis
    Glucose Homeostasis
    Editor Leszek Szablewski
    ISBN 978-953-51-1618-9
    174 pages, June, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 379 times.
    Most tissues and organs, such as the brain, need glucose constantly, as an important source of energy. The low blood concentrations of glucose (hypoglycemia) can cause seizures, loss of consciousness, and death. On the other hand, long lasting elevat ...
  • Tumors of the Central Nervous System - Primary and Secondary
    Tumors of the Central Nervous System - Primary and Secondary
    Editor Lee Roy Morgan
    ISBN 978-953-51-1576-2
    270 pages, June, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 423 times.
    A novel concept that is reviewed and discussed in several chapters in the book alludes to the transport of drugs bound to red blood cells into the highly vascular CNS tumors - both primary and metastatic. Such a transport mechanism is unique and of s ...
  • Inguinal Hernia
    Inguinal Hernia
    Editor Silvestro Canonico
    ISBN 978-953-51-1577-9
    132 pages, June, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 683 times.
    The surgical treatment of hernia requires an extensive knowledge and technical ability. Astley Cooper stated that no disease of surgical interest requires so broad skills and knowledge as hernia and its variants. The history of groin hernia repair ev ...