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  • Advances in Common Eye Infections
    Advances in Common Eye Infections
    Edited by Shimon Rumelt
    ISBN 978-953-51-2810-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2809-0,
    176 pages, December, 2016
    This book is a new addition for a broad-spectrum library in ophthalmology and other specialties in medicine of "InTech." It addresses ocular infections. These infections may result in blindness if not correctly diagnosed and promptly treated. Therefo ...
  • New Developments in Anxiety Disorders
    New Developments in Anxiety Disorders
    Edited by Federico Durbano and Barbara Marchesi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2792-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2791-8,
    158 pages, December, 2016
    This book collects the contribution of a selected number of clinical psychiatrists, interested in the clinical application of some aspects of neurobiology of anxiety. The seven chapters of the book address some issues related to the latest acquisitio ...
  • Oncology Critical Care
    Oncology Critical Care
    Edited by Jeffrey B. Hoag
    ISBN 978-953-51-2782-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2781-9,
    184 pages, November, 2016
    According to the American Cancer Society, more than 1.6 million people will be diagnosed with cancer during this year. Outcomes have steadily risen over the last several decades with the advent of newer therapies. As outcomes have improved, more and ...
  • Current Topics in Malaria
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    Edited by Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    ISBN 978-953-51-2790-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2789-5,
    504 pages, November, 2016
    Malaria is still the main vector-borne parasitic disease in the world. Fortunately, elimination of this disease was achieved in multiple countries during the last decades. During the last decade, a significant reduction of malaria in the Americas was ...
  • Sickle Cell Disease - Pain and Common Chronic Complications
    Sickle Cell Disease - Pain and Common Chronic Complications badge
    Edited by Baba Psalm Duniya Inusa
    ISBN 978-953-51-2767-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2766-6,
    280 pages, November, 2016
    This book addresses a wide range of clinically relevant topics and issues in sickle cell disease. This is written by experts in their own field offering a robust, engaging discussion about the presentations and mechanisms of actions in the multiple c ...
  • Contemporary Challenges in Endocarditis
    Contemporary Challenges in Endocarditis
    Edited by Michael S. Firstenberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-2770-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2769-7,
    176 pages, November, 2016
    Endocarditis remains an elusive challenge for clinicians to master. As the population ages and their comorbidities increase, the risk of infecting cardiac structures - both native and, the ever-increasing use of, prosthetic support technology - also ...
  • Epidemiology of Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases - Attributes of Lifestyle and Nature on Humankind
    Epidemiology of Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases - Attributes of Lifestyle and Nature on Humankind
    Edited by Fyson H. Kasenga
    ISBN 978-953-51-2741-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2740-6,
    134 pages, November, 2016
    Human sufferings, including deaths, can be reduced or avoided by applying routine principles of hygiene in individuals' lives. Some hygiene routines are purely simple remedies, which are inexpensive, affordable, acceptable and easily accessible. It i ...
  • A Multidimensional Approach to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - from Theory to Practice
    A Multidimensional Approach to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - from Theory to Practice badge
    Edited by Ghassan El-Baalbaki and Christophe Fortin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2729-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2728-4,
    252 pages, November, 2016
    Is the heart rate variability biofeedback a promising intervention for PTSD? Is there a link between early traumatic events in life and the presence of psychopathology and interpersonal difficulties in adulthood? Wondering what is the next step for h ...