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Our collection of 22 books.

  • Contemporary Topics of Pneumonia
    Contemporary Topics of Pneumonia
    Edited by Zissis C. Chroneos
    ISBN 978-953-51-3708-5, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3707-8,
    Edited Volume
    220 pages, December, 2017
    Pneumonia is an inflammatory disease of the air sacs and surrounding interstitium caused by infectious agents or by endogenous inflammatory tissue disorder termed interstitial pneumonia. The present book covers contemporary topics of community, hospi ...
  • Sleep Apnea - Recent Updates
    Sleep Apnea - Recent Updates
    Edited by Mayank G. Vats
    ISBN 978-953-51-3056-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3055-0,
    Edited Volume
    114 pages, April, 2017
    Sleep medicine is developing rapidly with more than 100 sleep disorders discovered till now. Despite that, sleep specialty is in neonatal stage especially in developing and underdeveloped countries. Sleep medicine is still evolving with ongoing world ...
  • A Global Scientific Vision - Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Lung Cancer
    A Global Scientific Vision - Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Lung Cancer
    Edited by Marta Adonis
    ISBN 978-953-51-2966-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2965-3,
    Edited Volume
    228 pages, March, 2017
    Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer deaths around the world. This devastating disease takes strength not only in people who smoke but also in poor people that eat polluted food and use heating sources, and in those exposed naturally to toxi ...
  • Hypoxia and Human Diseases
    Hypoxia and Human Diseases
    Edited by Jing Zheng and Chi Zhou
    ISBN 978-953-51-2896-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2895-3,
    Edited Volume
    452 pages, February, 2017
    This book contains a total of 21 chapters, each of which was written by experts in the corresponding field. The objective of this book is to provide a comprehensive and updated overview of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying hypoxia's impact ...
  • 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,
    Edited Volume
    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 ...
  • COPD Clinical Perspectives
    COPD Clinical Perspectives
    Edited by Ralph J. Panos
    ISBN 978-953-51-1624-0,
    Edited Volume
    206 pages, July, 2014
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an increasingly recognized cause of morbidity and mortality. Over the next 10 years, deaths due to COPD are expected to increase by 30% and, by 2030, COPD is estimated to be the third leading cause of ...
  • Lung Inflammation
    Lung Inflammation
    Edited by Kian Chung Ong
    ISBN 978-953-51-1373-7,
    Edited Volume
    118 pages, May, 2014
    In order to perform its function in gas exchange, the lungs and all components of the respiratory system are constantly exposed to pathogens, toxins, pollutants, irritants, and allergens in the environment. Lung inflammation involves an array of mech ...
  • Sarcoidosis
    Sarcoidosis
    Edited by Yoshinobu Eishi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1027-9,
    Edited Volume
    298 pages, March, 2013
    More than 130 years have passed since the first description of sarcoid lesions by Sir Jonathan Hutchinson, but the cause of this systemic granulomatous disease is still unknown. Sarcoidosis remains a somewhat mysterious disease because many patients ...