Medicine

  • Osteoarthritis - Progress in Basic Research and Treatment
    Osteoarthritis - Progress in Basic Research and Treatment NEW
    Editor Qian Chen
    ISBN 978-953-51-2136-7
    272 pages, July, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 172 times.
    The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis (OA), which most often affects the hip, knee, foot and hand. The degeneration of joint cartilage and changes in underlying bone and supporting tissues such as ligament leads to pain, stiffness, mov ...
  • Mammography Techniques and Review
    Mammography Techniques and Review NEW
    Editor Fabiano Cavalcanti Fernandes, Lourdes Mattos Brasil and Renato da Veiga Guadagnin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2138-1
    120 pages, July, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 88 times.
    Mammography remains at the backbone of medical tools to examine the human breast. The early detection of breast cancer typically uses adjunct tests to mammogram such as ultrasound, positron emission mammography, electrical impedance, Computer-aided d ...
  • Topics in Public Health
    Topics in Public Health NEW
    Editor David Claborn
    ISBN 978-953-51-2132-9
    306 pages, June, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 395 times.
    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 ...
  • Autoimmunity - Pathogenesis, Clinical Aspects and Therapy of Specific Autoimmune Diseases
    Autoimmunity - Pathogenesis, Clinical Aspects and Therapy of Specific Autoimmune Diseases NEW
    Editor Katerina Chatzidionysiou
    ISBN 978-953-51-2134-3
    208 pages, June, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 231 times.
    Autoimmunity is defined as an immune response against a self-antigen. This abnormal immune response can lead to tissue damage and to the development of autoimmune disease. From organ-specific autoimmune diseases, such as myasthenia gravis, to non-org ...
  • Allergic Diseases - New Insights
    Allergic Diseases - New Insights
    Editor Celso Pereira
    ISBN 978-953-51-2044-5
    244 pages, April, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 892 times.
    Allergic diseases are one of the most prevalent diseases in the present with an undeniable correlation with development conditions and with the surrounding environment. Thus, it becomes imperative that the gradual understanding of the pathophysiology ...
  • A Textbook of Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Volume 2
    A Textbook of Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Volume 2
    Editor Mohammad Hosein Kalantar Motamedi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2035-3
    860 pages, April, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 3327 times.
    The scope of OMF surgery has expanded; encompassing treatment of diseases, disorders, defects and injuries of the head, face, jaws and oral cavity. This internationally-recognized specialty is evolving with advancements in technology and instrumentat ...
  • Sexology in Midwifery
    Sexology in Midwifery
    Editor Ana Polona Miv?ek
    ISBN 978-953-51-2041-4
    216 pages, April, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 1161 times.
    Midwives support women during the reproductive period of their lives. Dimensions of midwifery work include, in addition to the physiological aspect, psychological and spiritual issues. Midwifery activities mean involvement in the most intimate sphere ...
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder - Recent Advances
    Autism Spectrum Disorder - Recent Advances
    Editor Michael Fitzgerald
    ISBN 978-953-51-2037-7
    376 pages, April, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 3643 times.
    This book starts with a new sub category of Autism Criminal Autistic Psychopathy and school shootings. It focuses on a number of interventions, including speech and language pathology, speech and language assessment instruments, occupational therapy, ...