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Our collection of 42 books.

  • Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Design
    Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Design
    Edited by Deniz Ekinci
    ISBN 978-953-51-0513-8,
    Edited Volume
    418 pages, May, 2012
    Over the recent years, medicinal chemistry has become responsible for explaining interactions of chemical molecules processes such that many scientists in the life sciences from agronomy to medicine are engaged in medicinal research. This book contai ...
  • Readings in Advanced Pharmacokinetics - Theory, Methods and Applications
    Readings in Advanced Pharmacokinetics - Theory, Methods and Applications
    Edited by Ayman Noreddin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0533-6,
    Edited Volume
    388 pages, April, 2012
    This book, "Readings in Advanced Pharmacokinetics - Theory, Methods and Applications", covers up to date information and practical topics related to the study of drug pharmacokinetics in humans and in animals. The book is designed to offer scientists ...
  • Bioterrorism
    Bioterrorism
    Edited by Stephen A. Morse
    ISBN 978-953-51-0205-2,
    Edited Volume
    202 pages, March, 2012
    This book consists of nine chapters, written by international authorities, discussing various aspects of bioterrorism preparedness and response. Five of the chapters are agent-specific and highlight the pathogenesis, prevention and treatment, and the ...
  • Antihypertensive Drugs
    Antihypertensive Drugs
    Edited by Hossein Babaei
    ISBN 978-953-51-0462-9,
    Edited Volume
    160 pages, March, 2012
    Hypertension, known as a "silent killer" is widely prevalent and a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. It afflicts more than one billion population worldwide and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. The authors of the chapters lo ...
  • Clinical Use of Local Anesthetics
    Clinical Use of Local Anesthetics
    Edited by Asadolah Saadatniaki
    ISBN 978-953-51-0430-8,
    Edited Volume
    110 pages, March, 2012
    Local anesthetics are being increasingly applied in different surgeries. Lower side effects of neuroaxial anesthesia, regional anesthesia, and field block, in comparison to general anesthesia (volatile and intravenous agents), are the main reasons wh ...
  • Clinical Applications of Pharmacogenetics
    Clinical Applications of Pharmacogenetics
    Edited by Despina Sanoudou
    ISBN 978-953-51-0389-9,
    Edited Volume
    304 pages, March, 2012
    The rapidly evolving field of Pharmacogenetics aims at identifying the genetic factors implicated in the inter-individual variation of drug response. These factors could enable patient sub-classification based on their treatment needs thus expediting ...
  • Drug Discovery Research in Pharmacognosy
    Drug Discovery Research in Pharmacognosy
    Edited by Omboon Vallisuta and Suleiman M. Olimat
    ISBN 978-953-51-0213-7,
    Edited Volume
    254 pages, March, 2012
    This book, Drug Discovery Research in Pharmacognosy provides a full picture of research in the area of pharmacognosy with the goal of drug discovery from natural products based on the traditional knowledge or practices. Several plants that have been ...
  • Epidural Analgesia - Current Views and Approaches
    Epidural Analgesia - Current Views and Approaches
    Edited by Sotonye Fyneface-Ogan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0332-5,
    Edited Volume
    174 pages, March, 2012
    Epidural analgesia is a form of pain relief administered through the space surrounding the dural sheath either by direct injection or via catheter. The agent, when administered, can cause both a loss of sensation (anesthesia) and a loss of pain (anal ...