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  • Highlights on Several Underestimated Topics in Palliative Care
    Highlights on Several Underestimated Topics in Palliative Care
    Edited by Marco Cascella
    ISBN 978-953-51-3566-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3565-4,
    Edited Volume
    154 pages, October, 2017
    This book focuses on several underestimated topics in palliative care. Seven chapters have been divided into four sections: Ethical Issues, Volunteers in Palliative Care, Special Circumstances, and Prognostic Models in Palliative Care. The underestim ...
  • Dengue - Immunopathology and Control Strategies
    Dengue - Immunopathology and Control Strategies
    Edited by Márcia Aparecida Sperança
    ISBN 978-953-51-3436-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3435-0,
    Edited Volume
    150 pages, July, 2017
    This edited book Dengue - Immunopathology and Control Strategies contains eight chapters divided in three sections that underline important aspects of dengue virus, the most prevalent and life-threatening arbovirus in the world, including virus repli ...
  • Adiposity - Epidemiology and Treatment Modalities
    Adiposity - Epidemiology and Treatment Modalities
    Edited by Jan Oxholm Gordeladze
    ISBN 978-953-51-2996-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2995-0,
    Edited Volume
    250 pages, March, 2017
    This book is the first in a series of two, featuring the Adiposity - Epidemiology and Treatment Modalities, serving as a summary of the traditional views on how the organ systems are affected when higher organs start to suffer from enhanced body weig ...
  • The Epidemiology and Ecology of Leishmaniasis
    The Epidemiology and Ecology of Leishmaniasis
    Edited by David Claborn
    ISBN 978-953-51-2972-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2971-4,
    Edited Volume
    174 pages, March, 2017
    Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne, parasitic disease with tremendous variety in presentation, biology, and epidemiology. Any book on this disease must acknowledge the nearly impossible task of providing an exhaustive account of leishmaniasis simply bec ...
  • 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,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...
  • 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,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...
  • Recent Advances in Drug Addiction Research and Clinical Applications
    Recent Advances in Drug Addiction Research and Clinical Applications
    Edited by William M. Meil and Christina L. Ruby
    ISBN 978-953-51-2492-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2491-7,
    Edited Volume
    228 pages, July, 2016
    Although it is well-accepted that drug addiction is a major public health concern, how we address it as a society continues to evolve as recent advances in the lab and clinic clarify the nature of the problem and influence our views. This unique coll ...
  • Topics in Public Health
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    Edited by David Claborn
    ISBN 978-953-51-2132-9,
    Edited Volume
    306 pages, June, 2015
    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 ...