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  • Respiratory Management of Newborns
    Respiratory Management of Newborns
    Edited by Hany Aly and Hesham Abdel-Hady
    ISBN 978-953-51-2575-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2574-7,
    176 pages, August, 2016
    In this book, you'll learn multiple new aspects of respiratory management of the newborn. For example, ventilator management of infants with unusually severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia and infants with omphalocele is discussed, as well as positioning ...
  • Challenges in Parkinson's Disease
    Challenges in Parkinson's Disease
    Edited by Jolanta Dorszewska and Wojciech Kozubski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2464-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2463-4,
    398 pages, August, 2016
    Parkinson's disease is a common neurological disease and affects 2% population of more than 65 years of age and 5% more than 85 years of age. Pathomechanism of this disease is still not fully understood. This book is a sum up of knowledge on the gene ...
  • Current Topics in Chikungunya
    Current Topics in Chikungunya
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Recovery of Motor Function Following Spinal Cord Injury
    Recovery of Motor Function Following Spinal Cord Injury
    Edited by Heidi Fuller and Monte Gates
    ISBN 978-953-51-2498-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2497-9,
    328 pages, August, 2016
    Restoration of motor function following spinal cord injury is a complex and challenging task. By reviewing emerging cellular, pharmacological, rehabilitative, as well as surgical approaches, this book seeks to highlight promising therapeutic strategi ...
  • Dental Implantology and Biomaterial
    Dental Implantology and Biomaterial
    Edited by Mazen Ahmad Jawad Amin Almasri
    ISBN 978-953-51-2522-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2521-1,
    200 pages, August, 2016
    The discipline of dental implantology is one of the scientific medical/dental fields that are moving dynamically very fast. Not to mention the multiple specialties involved in managing the service as well as the research production. As much as it is ...
  • Ebola
    Ebola
    Edited by Crtomir Podlipnik
    ISBN 978-953-51-2518-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2517-4,
    204 pages, August, 2016
    The book Ebola is a relevant resource of knowledge about various aspects of the Ebola virus (EBOV) and the related disease. Many experts from different fields of science and from different parts of the world contributed to the creation of this book. ...
  • Pluripotent Stem Cells - From the Bench to the Clinic
    Pluripotent Stem Cells - From the Bench to the Clinic
    Edited by Minoru Tomizawa
    ISBN 978-953-51-2472-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2471-9,
    530 pages, July, 2016
    Pluripotent stem cells have distinct characteristics: self-renewal and the potential to differentiate into various somatic cells. In recent years, substantial advances have been made from basic science to clinical applications. The vast amount knowle ...
  • Nutritional Deficiency
    Nutritional Deficiency
    Edited by 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 ...