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  • Chronic Kidney Disease - from Pathophysiology to Clinical Improvements
    Chronic Kidney Disease - from Pathophysiology to Clinical Improvements NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Thomas Rath
    ISBN 978-953-51-3844-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3843-3,
    Edited Volume
    306 pages, February, 2018
    Known worldwide, chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a disease that affects up to 4% of the population with increasing figures also in the developing countries. Life expectancy of patients affected by CKD is shortened compared to the overall population, ...
  • COPD - An Update in Pathogenesis and Clinical Management
    COPD - An Update in Pathogenesis and Clinical Management NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Cormac McCarthy
    ISBN 978-953-51-3783-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3782-5,
    Edited Volume
    162 pages, February, 2018
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and is estimated to become the third most common cause of death over the next decade. The knowledge of COPD pathogenesis and the disease course has gre ...
  • Caregiving and Home Care
    Caregiving and Home Care NEW
    Edited by Mukadder Mollaoglu
    ISBN 978-953-51-3779-5, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3778-8,
    Edited Volume
    238 pages, February, 2018
    The management of chronic diseases is one of the tasks of all members of the health team, and different models need to be applied in the practice of chronic care management. One of these models is home care services. There are two main sections in th ...
  • Cartilage Repair and Regeneration
    Cartilage Repair and Regeneration NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Alessandro R. Zorzi and Joao Batista de Miranda
    ISBN 978-953-51-3789-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3788-7,
    Edited Volume
    228 pages, February, 2018
    This work is the result of a partnership that began in 2011, when I received for the first time the invitation to be the scientific editor of a book on bone grafting, by the still little publisher known as InTech. Now six years later, InTech has grow ...
  • Post Mortem Examination and Autopsy - Current Issues From Death to Laboratory Analysis
    Post Mortem Examination and Autopsy - Current Issues From Death to Laboratory Analysis NEW
    Edited by Kamil Hakan Dogan
    ISBN 978-953-51-3793-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3792-4,
    Edited Volume
    182 pages, February, 2018
    Forensic medicine explores the legal aspects of medicine, and medicolegal investigation of death is the most significant and crucial function of it. The nature of post mortem examinations are changing and the understanding of causes of death are evol ...
  • Debatable Topics in PCOS Patients
    Debatable Topics in PCOS Patients NEW
    Edited by Neeraj Kumar Agrawal and Kiran Singh
    ISBN 978-953-51-3812-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3811-2,
    Edited Volume
    120 pages, February, 2018
    The book deliberates a wide range of the latest research issues on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The topics discussed include the diagnosis and management of PCOS, dwelling in more depth into the pathophysiology of the syndrome and its genetic an ...
  • Current Topics in Anemia
    Current Topics in Anemia NEW
    Edited by Jesmine Khan
    ISBN 978-953-51-3775-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3774-0,
    Edited Volume
    282 pages, February, 2018
    This book deals with a very common condition, anemia, which might interest not only the physicians but also other healthcare professionals and researchers dealing with anemic patients. The objective of this book was to collect and compile up-to-date ...
  • Sport and Exercise Science
    Sport and Exercise Science NEW
    Edited by Matjaz Merc
    ISBN 978-953-51-3795-5, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3794-8,
    Edited Volume
    124 pages, February, 2018
    Professional and semiprofessional sports as well as excessive amateur exercise inevitably lead to some degree of musculoskeletal injury once in a sportsman's career. Some injuries are represented as chronic injuries, which can result in irreversible ...