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  • 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 98 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 397 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 ...
  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 33147 times.
    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 ...
  • Sexual Dimorphism
    Sexual Dimorphism
    Editor Hiroshi Moriyama
    ISBN 978-953-51-1075-0
    150 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 14913 times.
    Sexual Dimorphism- Various biological studies on the subject of sex differences have been published. The subjects of these studies are not only humans, but also other mammals, birds, amphibians, insects, extending to ostracoda in the Paleozoic era. ...
  • Addictions - From Pathophysiology to Treatment
    Addictions - From Pathophysiology to Treatment
    Editor David Belin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0783-5
    498 pages, October, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 31355 times.
    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
    All chapters downloaded 36319 times.
    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 ...
  • The Continuum of Health Risk Assessments
    The Continuum of Health Risk Assessments
    Editor Michael G. Tyshenko
    ISBN 980-953-307-582-7
    208 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 12455 times.
    This book presents a collection of health risk assessments for known and emerging hazards that span a continuum. Case studies for existing health risks include psychoactive drug usage in delivery truck drivers and using look-back risk assessment for ...
  • Public Health - Social and Behavioral Health
    Public Health - Social and Behavioral Health
    Editor Jay Maddock
    ISBN 978-953-51-0620-3
    582 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 60354 times.
    Human behavior accounts for the majority of morbidity and premature mortality throughout the world. This book explores several areas of human behavior including physical activity, nutrition and food, addictive substances, gun violence, sexual transmi ...