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  • The aim of this new edition is to present information about neurological disorders in a structured and succinct way, following a "trickle down" principle: beginning with overviews and then moving on to specific disease categories. The latter address clinical features (i.e., information accessed by history-taking and physical examination), investigations, differential diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Cross-references to the Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database have been given where relevant. --Preface excerpt.
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  • AACR Education book HighWire, 2005-
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    Applying educational theory in practice / David M. Kaufman -- Course design / John Bligh and Julie Brice -- Collaborative learning / Diana Wood -- Evaluation / Jillian Morrison -- Teaching large groups / Peter Cantillon -- Teaching small groups / David Jaques -- Feedback in medical education : skills for improving learner performance / Joan Sargeant and Karen Mann -- Learning and teaching in the clinical environment / John Spencer -- Written assessment / Lambert W.T. Schuwirth and Cees P.M. van der Vleuten -- Skill-based assessment / Val Wass -- Work-based assessment / John Norcini and Eric Holmboe -- Direct obvservation tools for workplace-based assessment / Peter Cantillon and Diana Wood -- Learning environment / Jill Thistlethwaite -- Creating teaching materials / Jean Ker and Anne Hesketh -- Learning and teaching professionalism / Sylvia R. Cruess and Richard L. Cruess -- Making it all happen : faculty development for busy teachers / Yvonne Steinert -- Supporting students in difficulty / Dason Evans and Jo Brown.
  • ABCs of group visits 2013, Springer
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    Topographical aspects of behavior -- Observing behavior: when, where, and how much? -- Knowing your ABCs -- Learning by association: respondent conditioning -- Learning by consequences: operant conditioning -- Operant conditioning: stimulus control -- Learning by relational framing: language and cognition -- Applying your ABCs -- Functional knowledge -- Dialogue toward change -- Principles and practices -- Principles of treatment: one -- Principles of treatment: two.
  • Abdominal imaging 2013, Springer
    In this book a team of leading experts come together to provide a comprehensive overview of modern imaging of the abdomen and pelvis, with detailed sections on both gastrointestinal and genitourinary imaging. Each chapter has an identical structure and focuses on a particular organ or organ system, allowing the reader to approach the field one topic at a time. Indications for a variety of imaging techniques and examination protocols are clearly described, and the imaging features of normal anatomy and pathologic entities are depicted in an abundance of high-quality images. Care is taken to consider all recent technical developments and new indications, and the diagnostic performance of different imaging modalities is carefully compared. It is anticipated that this book will come to be regarded as the standard work of reference on abdominal and pelvic radiology.
  • Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons provides a comprehensive guide to the use of ultrasonography in surgical practice of abdominal diseases. The content is divided into three major sections focusing on basic principles of ultrasound, ultrasound anatomy and pathology of the abdomen, and employment of ultrasound of the abdomen in surgical practice. A final section is dedicated to the logistics of incorporating ultrasound into a surgical practice. The first section provides an introduction to the principles of ultrasonography focusing on ultrasound physics, equipment, and instrumentation. A detailed approach to the various scanning methods and image interpretation is demonstrated with illustrations, images, and video. The second section focuses on ultrasound anatomy of the abdomen. Each chapter demonstrates the normal and abnormal ultrasound anatomy of specific abdominal organ or organ systems (abdominal wall, liver, pancreas, biliary, stomach, anorectum, retroperitoneum, vascular) with illustrations and images. The current status and technique of endoscopic ultrasound of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tracks is addressed in this section. The third section provides a state-of-the-art review of the status of each major application of abdominal ultrasound in surgery. Topics range from trauma ultrasound and laparoscopic staging to techniques in ultrasound guidance and three-dimensional targeting. This section provides a comprehensive review of the employment of interventional, intraoperative, laparoscopic, transabdominal and endoscopic ultrasound. The fourth and last section addresses the practice aspects of incorporation of ultrasound into a surgical practice. Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons will serve as a very useful resource and guide for surgeons and students with little to some experience in ultrasound, including practicing surgeons, surgical fellows, and surgical residents.
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  • A Brief Introduction to the History of the β-Amyloid Protein (Aβ) of Alzheimer's Disease / David Small and Colin Barrow -- The Aβcentric Pathway of Alzheimer's Disease / Victor Villemagne, Roberto Cappai, Kevin Barnham, Robert Cherny, Carlos Opazo, Kathy Novakovic, Christopher Rowe and Colin Masters -- The Function of the Amyloid Precursor Protein Family / Roberto Cappai, B. Elise Needham and Giuseppe Ciccotosto -- The Involvement of Aβ in the Neuroinflammatory Response / Piet Eikelenboom, Willem van Gool, Annemieke Rozemuller, Wiep Scheper, Rob Veerhuis and Jeroen Hoozemans -- Amyloid β-Peptide(1-42), Oxidative Stress, and Alzheimer's Disease / D. Butterfield -- Amyloid Toxicity, Synaptic Dysfunction, and the Biochemistry of Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's Disease / Judy Ng, Marie-Isabel Aguilar and David Small -- Aβ Variants and Their Impact on Amyloid Formation and Alzheimer's Disease Progression / Laszlo Otvos -- Copper Coordination by β-Amyloid and the Neuropathology of Alzheimer's Disease / Cyril Curtain and Kevin Barnham -- Cholesterol and Alzheimer's Disease / Joanna Cordy and Benjamin Wolozin -- Amyloid β-Peptide and Central Cholinergic Neurons: Involvement in Normal Brain Function and Alzheimer's Disease Pathology / Satyabrata Karn, Z. Wei, David MacTavish, Doreen Kabogo, Mee-Sook Song and Jack Jhamandas -- Physiologic and Neurotoxic Properties of Aβ Peptides / Gillian Gregory, Claire Shepherd and Glenda Halliday -- Impact of β-Amyloid on the Tau Pathology in Tau Transgenic Mouse and Tissue Culture Models / Jürgen Götz, Della David and Lars Ittner -- Glial Cells and Aβ Peptides in Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis / Gilbert Siu, Peter Clifford, Mary Kosciuk, Venkat Venkataraman and Robert Nagele -- The Role of Presenilins in Aβ-Induced Cell Death in Alzheimer's Disease / Maria Ankarcrona -- Immunotherapeutic Approaches to Alzheimer's Disease / Josef Karkos -- Mouse Models of Alzheimer's Disease / Dwight German.
  • Secular trend of timing of puberty / Delemarre-Van de Waal, H.A. -- Fetal nutrition and timing of puberty / van Weissenbruch, M.M. ... [et al.] -- Adrenal function of low-birthweight children / Ong, K. -- Puberty and fertility in congenital adrenal hyperplasia / Otten, B.J. ... [et al.] -- Molecular genetics of isolated hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and Kallmann syndrome / Karges, B., de Roux, N. -- Hypothalamic hamartoma: a paradigm/model for studying the onset of puberty / Jung, H., Parent, A.-S., Ojeda, S.R. -- Gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue treatment for precocious puberty: twenty years of experience / Heger, S., Sippell, W.G., Partsch, C.-J.Very long-term follow-up of girls with early and late menarche / Johansson, T.; Ritz, N.E.M. -- Polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescence: new insights in pathophysiology and treatment / Homburg, A. -- Reversing sex steroid deficiency and optimizing skeletal development in the adolescent with gonadal failure / Vanderschueren, D., Vandenput, L., Boonen, S. -- Present and future options for the preservation of fertility in female adolescents with cancer / Beerendonk, C.M.; Braat, D.M.
  • About life 2007, Springer
    Ingredients of the simplest cells (prokaryotes and the sizes of their contents) -- Bigger cells (eukaryotic cells and their contents) -- Hives of industry (a survey of intermediary metabolism) -- Delights of transport (how the cell's contents are moved around) -- As if standing still (cellular homeostasis and regulatory processes) -- Internal state and gene expression (transcription and its control) -- Sustaining and changing the internal state (the interrelationship between gene expression and the cell's current composition and functional state) -- Responding to the environment (signal processing, gene expression and internal state) -- The living state (a characterization of 'life') -- Stability and change in DNA (how genes can be altered) -- The spice of life (diversity, natural selection and symbiosis) -- Curriculum vitae (an outline history of life on Earth) -- The origin of life (some major ideas and unanswered questions) -- Other worlds (the possibility of extraterrestrial life) -- Intelligent behavior and brains (the biological meaning of "intelligence") -- Human evolution (human intelligence and the question of human uniqueness) -- Cells, brains and computers: towards a characterisation of mind.
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    Angiography of lower extremity peripheral vascular disease / Geoffrey A. Gardiner Jr., Steven C. Wagner -- Femoropopliteal revascularization / Eric C. Martin -- Infrapopliteal revascularization / Marcy B. Jagust, Thomas A. Sos -- Evaluation and endovascular therapy for renal artery stenosis / Alan H. Matsumoto ... [et al.] -- Endovascular interventions for acute and chronic mesenteric ischemia / Daniel A. Leung ... [et al.] -- Endovascular stent grafts for treatment of thoracic aortic diseases / David S. Wang, Michael D. Dake -- Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms / Richard A. Baum, Roy K. Greenberg -- Percutaneous coronary intervention and related techniques / Sameer Rohatgi, Howard C. Herrmann, John W. Hirshfeld, Jr -- Arteriographic diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal bleeding / Stanley Baum -- Interventional therapies for hepatic malignancy / Michael J. Pentecost -- Benign biliary obstruction / Roy L. Gordon -- Malignant obstruction of the hepatobiliary system / Anthony C. Venbrux ... [et al.] -- Liver transplantation: associated interventions / Robert K. Kerlan, Jr., Jeanne M. LaBerge -- Percutaneous management of portal hypertension / Ziv J. Haskal -- Percutaneous gastrostomy and gastrojejunostomy / Daniel B. Brown, Daniel Picus -- Interventional radiology of the lacrimal system / Ho-Young Song, Deok Hee Lee, Sung-Gwon Kang -- Esophageal stent placement / Ho-Young Song, Hyun Ki Yoon, Kyu-Bo Sung -- Colonic stenting / Manuel Maynar ... [et al.] --Percutaneous management of biliary calculi / Aalpen A. Patel, S. William Stavropoulos, Constantin Cope -- Percutaneous cholecystostomy / S. William Stavropoulos, Aalpen A. Patel, Constantin Cope -- Nephroureteral obstruction / Parvati Ramchandani -- Renal calculus disease / Parvati Ramchandani -- Lower genitourinary tract / Flavio Castaûeda -- Interventions in urinary diversions / Parvati Ramchandani -- Renal cysts and urinomas / Michael Darcy -- Perspectives of varicocele management / Richard Shlansky-Goldberg, Jeffery Arthur Solomon -- Uterine fibroid embolization / James B. Spies -- Obstetrical hemorrhage / Filip Banovac -- Pelvic venous incompetence: pelvic congestion syndrome / Anthony C. Venbrux -- Revascularization in the central nervous system / Robert W. Hurst -- Endovascular therapy of cerebral arteriovenous malformations / Tony P. Smith -- Intracranial aneurysm therapy / Michael J. Alexander -- Neuroendovascular therapy of intracranial, extra-axial lesions / Jason Allen, Tibor Bescke, Peter Kim Nelson -- Transcatheter bronchial artery embolization for inflammation (hemoptysis) / Matthew A. Mauro, Charles T. Burke, Paul F. Jaques -- Thoracic abscesses and malignant pleural effusions / Debra A. Gervais, Giles W. Boland, Steven L. Dawson -- Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations / Jeffrey S. Pollak, Robert I. White, Jr -- Management of chylothorax / Constantin Cope --Preintervention assessment, intraprocedure management, postintervention care / Klemens H. Barth -- The emergency treatment of reaction to contrast material / Rebecca A. Barnett -- Interventional pain procedures for cancer pain / Phillip Phan, Allen W. Burton -- Intradiskal electrothermal therapy (IDET) and its role in spinal pain management / Jeffrey A. Saal -- Vascular ultrasound / Edward G. Grant -- Multidetector-row computed tomographic angiography technique and clinical applications / Jeffrey C. Hellinger, Geoffrey D. Rubin -- Magnetic resonance angiography / Frank J. Thornton, Thomas M. Grist -- Basic surgical techniques for the interventional radiologist / Jeffrey P. Carpenter, Edward Y. Woo -- Catheters, methods, and injectors for superselective catheterization / S. William Stavropoulos, Dheeraj Rajan, Constantin Cope -- Agents for small vessel/tissue embolization and transcatheter tissue ablation: current status and the future / Aalpen A. Patel, Michael C. Soulen -- Mechanical embolic agents / Herb Lustberg, Jeffrey S. Pollak -- Balloon angioplasty catheters / Gary J. Becker -- Vascular stents / Elliot Levy -- Principles of selective thrombolysis / Anne Roberts -- Thrombolysis: clinical applications / Anne Roberts -- Percutaneous image-guided biopsy / Jeffrey S. Moulton ... [et al.] -- Percutaneous aortoiliac intervention in vascular disease / Janice M. Newsome, Kenneth S. Rholl --Tracheobronchial balloon dilatation and stent placement / Ji Hoon Shin, Gi-Young Ko, Ho-Young Song -- Interventional therapy of pulmonary embolism / Renan Uflacker -- Arteriography and transcatheter treatment of extremity trauma / Michael D. Katz, Sue E. Hanks -- Angiographic management of hemorrhage in pelvic fractures / John A. Kaufman, Arthur C. Waltman -- Transcatheter arterial embolization in the management of splenic trauma / Brian Stainken -- Arteriography and endovascular management of renal trauma / Sue E. Hanks, Michael D. Katz -- Embolotherapy of hepatic trauma / Michael D. Katz, Sue E. Hanks -- Pediatric interventional angiography / Josee Dubois, Laurent Garel, J.A. Gordon Culham -- Percutaneous treatment of abdominal abscesses / Debra A. Gervais, Steven L. Dawson -- Percutaneous drainage of pelvic abscesses and fluid collections / Debra A. Gervais, Steven L. Dawson -- Interventional radiology of venous insufficiency / Robert J. Min -- Percutaneous vertebroplasty / Mary E. Jensen, Avery J. Evans -- Venous thrombolysis and stenting / Paul C. Lakin, Sean M. Carr -- Venous access / Matthew A. Mauro, Susan M. Weeks -- Vena cava filters / Gregory M. Soares, Timothy P. Murphy -- Percutaneous vascular and nonvascular foreign body retrieval / Christoph A. Binkert, Frederick S. Keller, Josef Rösch -- Hemangiomas and vascular malformations / Robert J. Rosen, Francine Blei -- Recanalization of dialysis fistulas / Anne Roberts.
  • Academia to biotechnology 2005, ScienceDirect
  • Academic medicine 2006, Springer
    Deciding on an academic career. -- About an academic career. -- What you need to know about the academic medical center. -- Finding the academic job you want. -- Basic academic skills: clinical practice, teaching, and scholarship. -- Advanced academic skills: doing research, getting grants, and writing for publication. -- Administrative skills. -- Academic medicine success skills. -- How to manage your career and your life. -- Planning for the future. -- Appendix 1: Glossary. -- Appendix 2: Collected academic medical aphorisms. -- Appendix 3: Allopathic medical schools in the United States. -- Appendix 4: Osteopathic medical schools in the United States. -- Appendix 5: Medical schools in Canada.
  • Attaining professional success and finding personal happiness in academic medicine is not an easy path, yet both are critical if the future is to be brighter through better science, better clinical care, better training, better responsiveness to communities, and better stewardship and leadership in the health professions. This concise, easy to read title consists of "mini" chapters intended as a resource to assist early- and middle-career physicians, clinicians, and scientists in understanding the unique mission of academic medicine and building creative, effective, and inspiring careers in a challenging field.
  • "Beyond simulation and algorithm development, many developers increasingly use MATLAB even for product deployment in computationally heavy fields. This often demands that MATLAB codes run faster by leveraging the distributed parallelism of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). While MATLAB successfully provides high-level functions as a simulation tool for rapid prototyping, the underlying details and knowledge needed for utilizing GPUs make MATLAB users hesitate to step into it. Accelerating MATLAB with GPUs offers a primer on bridging this gap. Starting with the basics, setting up MATLAB for CUDA (in Windows, Linux and Mac OS X) and profiling, it then guides users through advanced topics such as CUDA libraries. The authors share their experience developing algorithms using MATLAB, C++ and GPUs for huge datasets, modifying MATLAB codes to better utilize the computational power of GPUs, and integrating them into commercial software products. Throughout the book, they demonstrate many example codes that can be used as templates of C-MEX and CUDA codes for readers' projects. Download example codes from the publisher's website: http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780124080805/ Shows how to accelerate MATLAB codes through the GPU for parallel processing, with minimal hardware knowledge -- Explains the related background on hardware, architecture and programming for ease of use -- Provides simple worked examples of MATLAB and CUDA C codes as well as templates that can be reused in real-world projects."--Provided by publisher.
  • Introduction: Proteins analysis using mass spectrometry. -- Molecular scanner development: toward clinical molecular scanner for proteome research: parallel protein chemical processing before and during western-blot. -- Quantitation during electroblotting step: enhanced protein recovery after electrotransfer using square wave alternating voltage. -- Signal traitment and virtual imaging (1/2): a molecular scanner to highly automated research and to display proteome images. -- Signal traitment and virtual imaging (2/2): visualization and analysis of molecular scanner peptide mass spectra. -- Improvement in the peptide mass fingerprint protein identification (1/2): hydrogen/deuterium exchange for higher specificity of protein identification by peptide mass fingerprinting. -- Improvement in the peptide mass fingerprint protein identification (2/2): MALDI-MS/MS with high resolution and sensitivity for identification and characterization of proteins. -- Proteomic and mass spectrometry: some aspects and recent developments. -- Conclusions and perspectives.
  • This book is the first major work that addresses a core question in biomedical research: the question of acceptable risk. The acceptable level of risks is regulated by the requirement of proportionality in biomedical research law, which state that the risk and burden to the participant must be in proportion to potential benefits to the participant, society or science. This investigation addresses research on healthy volunteers, children, vulnerable subjects, and includes placebo controlled clinical trials.
  • Access 2003 bible. 1st ed. 2004, books24x7, SUNet ID login required.
  • Access cookbook. 2nd ed. 2004, ProQuest Safari
  • Access data analysis cookbook 2007, ProQuest Safari
  • Access hacks 2005, ProQuest Safari
  • A repository of medical knowledge from internal medicine, cardiology, genetics, pharmacy, diagnosis and management, basic sciences, patient care, and more. Continuously expanding, all databases in the repository contain the latest editions of selected medical titles.
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    Opening --Access --Copyright --Associations --Economics --Cooperative --Development --Public --Politics - Rights --Reading --indexing --History --Appendixes. A. Ten flavors of open access -- B. Scholarly association budgets -- C. Journal management economics -- D. An Open access cooperative.
  • A repository of medical knowledge from internal medicine, cardiology, genetics, pharmacy, diagnosis and management, basic sciences, patient care, and more. Continuously expanding, all databases in the repository contain the latest editions of selected medical titles.
  • Clinical cases selected from the LANGE Case Files series, edited by Eugene C. Toy, MD.
  • AccessMedicine [mobile] (Online service) McGraw-Hill, Users must create a personal profile in AccessMedicine using a non-mobile browser, and log into AccessMedicine with that username and password on the mobile device (optimized for): iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry Bold.
    The AccessMedicine mobile website includes Harrison's Online, CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, Picture Galleries from Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, Clinician's Pocket Reference: The Scut Monkey, CURRENT Practice Guidelines in Primary Care, Diagnostic Tests from Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, Quick Answers, Diagnosaurus, and Drug monographs.
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  • Accidental mind 2007, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "A guide to the strange and often illogical world of neural function, 'The accidental mind' shows how the brain is not an optimized, general-purpose problem-solving machine, but rather a weird agglomeration of ad-hoc solutions that have been piled on through millions of years of evolutionary history. Moreover Linden tells us how the constraints of evolved brain design have ultimately led to almost every transcendent human foible : our long childhoods, our extensive memory capacity, our search for love and long-term relationships, our need to create compelling narrative, and ultimately, the universal cultural impulse to create both religious and scientific explanations. With forays into evolutionary biology, this analysis of mental function answers some of our most common questions about how we've come to be who we are." --book jacket.
  • ACE Project v. 4, 2009.
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    "The primary aim of this innovative psycho-oncology educational initiative is to improve the delivery of palliative care by psychologists, social workers and spiritual care professionals through an intensive advocacy and leadership training program"--Website.
  • The global AIDS transition: a feasible objective for AIDS policy -- Using incentives to prevent HIV infections -- Sustaining and leveraging AIDS treatment -- Appendix A. Alternative approaches to estimating the average cost of antiretroviral treatment -- Appendix B. A meta-analysis of the health benefits of early initiation of antiretroviral therapy -- Appendix C. A model for projecting future AIDS treatment costs.
  • Education matters -- Theoretical insights -- Understanding learners -- Promoting learners -- Educational excellence -- Educational technique -- Obstacles to excellence -- Organizational excellence -- Center of excellence -- Educational leadership.
  • 1. Begin to spark -- 2. Personalize to motivate -- 3. Serve to lead -- 4. Connect to engage -- 5. Fail then account -- 6. Succeed then recognize -- 7. Inject fun to release pressure -- 8. Measure to coach -- 9. Action program spirit to achieve excellence -- 10. Get help to be independent.
  • Achilles tendon 2007, Springer
  • Achilles tendon 2009, Springer
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    The production of acid in the stomach -- The regulation of gastric acid secretion -- Pharmacology of acid secretion -- The biology of acid related disease -- Gastric and duodenal ulcer disease -- Gastroesophageal reflux disease -- Helicobacter pylori -- The twenty-first century.
  • ACL handbook 2013, Springer
  • Nearly a million anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries occur each year worldwide, causing long-term problems in the knee joint. This textbook examines the short- and long-term impacts of ACL injuries on the basis of hundreds of published studies. Risk factors for such injuries are explored using data from hypothesis-driven investigations, and possible causes of the higher risk of noncontact ACL injuries in female athletes are analyzed. Neuromuscular training programs shown to reduce the rate of these injuries in female athletes are described in step-by-step detail with the aid of numerous color photographs and video demonstrations. In addition, detailed descriptions are provided for rehabilitation programs to be used after ACL reconstruction in order to reduce the risk of a future injury.
  • ACL-deficient knee 2013, Springer
    "The ACL-Deficient Knee: A Problem Solving Approach, focuses on problem analysis and problem solving, as well as analyzing the possibility of prevention. In each chapter, the biomechanics, anatomy, etc. that are relevant to the topic are reviewed. There are chapters where highly specialized surgical techniques are presented (v. gr. double bundle reconstruction or meniscal transplant), as well as developing areas such as ACL tears in children, where we are finding a growing number of injuries due to the increase of sports at early ages."--publisher's website
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  • Acoustical imaging 2007, Springer
  • This point-of-care decision support tool provides access to hundreds of evidence-based recommendations on diagnosis, therapy, prevention, screening and more. Includes AHFS DI Essentials.
  • Acquired brain injury 2007, Springer
  • Acronym finder Mt Data Syst
    Dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms.
  • pt. 1. Formation and analysis of hazardous compounds in heat-treated foods -- pt. 2. Health risks of acrylamide and other hazardous compounds in heat-treated foods -- pt. 3. Minimising the formation of hazardous compounds in foods during heat treatment.
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  • 1. Primary care perspective / Douglas B. McKeag and James L. Moeller -- 2. Epidemiology of athletic injuries / Eric D. Zemper and Randall W. Dick -- 3. Exercise physiology and exercise testing / Carl Foster, Matthew J. Faber and John P. Porcari -- 4. Nutrition / Leslie Bonci -- 5. Preparticipation screening / James L. Moeller and Douglas B. McKeag -- 6. Conditioning and training programs for athletes/nonathletes / Sally E. Nogle and Jeffrey S. Monroe -- 7. Exercise as medicine : the role of exercise in treating chronic disease / Eric J. Anish and Chris A. Klenck -- 8. Injury prevention / Michael P. Montico, Joanne Nguyen, Scott W. Eathorne and Martha A. Steele -- 9. Covering athletic competition / Thomas R. Terrell and James L. Moeller -- 10. Management of on-site emergencies / Brent S. E. Rich, Benjamin B. Betteridge and Spencer E. Richards -- 11. Respiratory system / Jeffrey R. Kovan and James L. Moeller -- 12. Gastrointestinal system / Scott A. Paluska -- 13. Cardiovascular system / Vivien Lim, Aravind Rao Kokkirala and Paul D. Thompson -- 14. Head injuries / Margot Putukian -- 15. Peripheral neuropathy / Philip D. Zaneteas -- 16. Genitourinary system / Kevin B. Gebke -- 17. Dermatologic conditions in athletes / Delmas J. Bolin -- 18. Acute infections / Christopher A. McGrew -- 19. Hematology / Thomas H. Trojian and Diana L. Heiman -- 20. Endocrine / Thomas H. Trojian -- 21. Environment / Thomas H. Trojian --22. Challenged athletes / Katherine L. Dec -- 23. Common sports-related injuries and illnesses : generic conditions / Douglas B. McKeag -- 24. Head and neck / Scott H. Grindel -- 25. Shoulder and upper extremity / David J. Petron and Umar Khan -- 26. Elbow / Roger L. McCoy II and C. Edward Clark III -- 27. Wrist, hand, and finger injuries / Wade A. Lillegard -- 28. Chest and abdominal wall / Sami F. Rifat -- 29. Thoracic and lumbar spine / Scott W. Eathorne -- 30. Pelvis, hip, and upper leg / David M. Peck -- 31. Knee injuries / E. James Swenson, Jr. -- 32. Lower leg and ankle / Neeru Jayanthi -- 33. Foot and toes / Katherine L. Dec -- 34. Imaging in sports medicine / Jonathan A. Staser and Kenneth A. Buckwalter -- 35. Rehabilitation / Michael D. Jackson -- 36. Sport psychology / Christopher M. Carr -- 37. Drug use / Richard T. Ferro -- 38. Building a sports medicine practice and network / Christopher Madden -- 39. Patient and community education on physical fitness / Eric D. Zemper.
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  • Actin-based motility 2010, Springer
    Part 1. Cellular Aspects -- Elementary Cellular Processes Driven by Actin Assembly: Lamellipodia and Filopodia / J. Victor Small and Klemens Rottner -- Coupling Membrane Dynamics to Actin Polymerization / Shiro Suetsugu and Tadaomi Takenawa -- Endocytic Control of Actin-based Motility / Andrea Disanza, Emanuela Frittoli, Chiara Giuliani, Francesca Milanesi and Andrea Palamidessi, et al. -- Actin in Clathrin-Mediated Endocytosis / Marko Kaksonen -- Actin Cytoskeleton and the Dynamics of Immunological Synapse / Viveka Mayya and Michael L. Dustin -- Actin-based Motile Processes in Tumor Cell Invasion / Matthew Oser, Robert Eddy and John Condeelis -- Actin-based Chromosome Movements in Cell Division / Rong Li -- Roles for Actin Dynamics in Cell Movements During Development / Minna Roh-Johnson, Jessica Sullivan-Brown and Bob Goldstein -- Part 2. Molecular Aspects -- Regulation of the Cytoplasmic Actin Monomer Pool in Actin-based Motility / Pekka Lappalainen, Maarit Makkonen and Hongxia Zhao -- From Molecules to Movement: In Vitro Reconstitution of Self-Organized Actin-based Motile Processes / Marie-France Carlier and Dominique Pantaloni -- The WASP-Homology 2 Domain and Cytoskeleton Assembly / Roberto Dominguez -- Formin-Mediated Actin Assembly / David R. Kovar, Andrew J. Bestul, Yujie Li and Bonnie J. Scott -- Visualization of Individual Actin Filament Assembly / Emmanuèle Helfer -- Movement of Cargo in Bacterial Cytoplasm: Bacterial Actin Dynamics Drives Plasmid Segregation / Dyche Mullins -- Part 3. Physical Aspects -- Protrusive Forces Generated by Dendritic Actin Networks During Cell Crawling / Ovijit Chaudhuri and Daniel A. Fletcher -- Mathematical and Physical Modeling of Actin Dynamics in Motile Cells / Anders E. Carlsson and Alex Mogilner -- Force Production by Actin Assembly: Simplified Experimental Systems for a Thorough Modeling / C. Sykes, J. Prost and J.F. Joanny.
  • Active female 2008, Springer
    Pt.I: Focusing on active female's health issues: unique gender-related psychological and physiological characteristics of females -- Pt.II: Preoccupation with body image issues and disordered eating issues in the acitve female -- Pt.III: Reproductive health -- Pt.IV: Prevention and management of common musculoskeletal injuries in active females -- Pt.V: Safe exercise guidelines throughout the lifespan -- Pt.VI: Nutrition, energy balance, and weight control.
  • The purpose of the The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition is twofold: (1) to increase the awareness of wellness and fitness issues for active females and their family members; and (2) to provide an avenue for medical practitioners, allied health professionals, health educators, and certified individuals in sports medicine to gain critical, updated knowledge of a field specific to active females. Part I of the book offers a foundation to help the reader understand the interrelationship among body image concerns, the female reproductive cycle, and musculoskeletal anatomy/physiology of females that makes their health risks and concerns unique. Reproductive health is discussed by a prominent researcher in reproduction/endocrinology. An overview of the Female Athlete Triad which is a syndrome of three interrelated conditions (isordered eating, menstrual disturbances and bone loss) is presented in Part II. Physicians and certified professionals in sports medicine discuss the individual components of the triad, relating not only to the athletic female but also to the recreationally active woman throughout the lifespan. In Part III, Prevention and management of common musculoskeletal injuries is addressed by a female orthopedic surgeon who sub-specializes in treating female athletes. Finally, appropriate exercise and nutritional guidelines for active females are discussed in Parts IV-V of the book by certified professionals and licensed physicians in sports medicine. An invaluable addition to the literature, The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition will be of great interest to physicians, allied health care practitioners, medical/other wellness educators, and students who are interested in advancing women's health issues. Sports medicine specialists, family practitioners, gynecologists, team physicians, residents in sports medicine, athletic trainers, health educators, nurses, physicians assistants, physical therapists, sport psychologists, counselors, athletic trainers, and other members of the sports medicine team should also find this title of significant interest.
  • The vibrant soundbridge : design and development / Ball, G.R. -- Cost-effectiveness of implantable middle ear hearing devices / Snik, A. ... [et al.] -- Indications and candidacy for active middle ear implants / Wagner, F. ... [et al.] -- Clinical results with an active middle ear implant in the oval window / Hüttenbrink, K.B., Beutner, D., Zahnert, T. -- Experiments on the coupling of an active middle ear implant to the stapes footplate / Zahnert, T., Bornitz, M., Hüttenbrink, K.B. -- The vibrant soundbridge for conductive and mixed hearing losses : European multicenter study results / Baumgartner, W.-D. ... [et al.] -- Clinical experience with the active middle ear implant vibrant soundbridge in sensorineural hearing loss / Pok, S.M., Schlögel, M., Böheim, K. -- The esteem system : a totally implantable hearing device / Maurer, J., Savvas, E. -- Totally implantable active middle ear implants : ten years' experience at the University of Tübingen / Zenner, H.P., Rodriguez Jorge, J.
  • Acupuncture for Pain Management is intended as the premier resource for learning the fundamentals of the art of medical acupuncture. Edited by top pain medicine specialists at Harvard and UCLA, and based on their popular annual workshop at the American Society for Anesthesiologists, the book is the perfect synthesis of Western and Chinese medicine. Anesthesiologists, pain medicine specialists, primary care physicians, osteopaths, neurologists, psychiatrists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, and other health professionals looking to add acupuncture to their repertoire will benefit from the concise and practical approach of the book. Features: Each individual meridian discussed in detail Acupuncture for 25 clinical conditions, including headache, menstrual pain, low back pain, insomnia, and more Aimed at acupuncturists as well as practitioners who want to add acupuncture to their clinical armamentarium.
  • "The Chinese are known to have practiced acupuncture for approximately 2,000 years. Designed specifically for health care practitioners, this book demystifies acupuncture and explains it in anatomical terms. New emphasis is made to differentiate traditional acupuncture in Oriental medicine from scientific acupuncture, which is based entirely on medical sciences. This edition is completely updated and presents the most current research. New material includes information on how to quantify pain and a new way to define acute and chronic pain"--Provided by publisher.
  • Part I. Surgery -- 1. Acute Appendicitis -- 2. Acute Biliary Tract Diseases -- 3. Acute Pancreatitis -- 4. Nontraumatic Gastroduodenal Perforations -- 5. Symptomatic Abdominal Wall Hernias -- 6. Symptomatic Diaphragmatic Hernia -- 7. Intestinal Obstruction -- 8. Acute Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- 9. Spleen -- 10. Abdominal Trauma -- 11. Miscellaneous Conditions -- Part II. Gynecology -- 12. Adnexal Torsion -- 13. (Isolated) Torsion of the Fallopian Tube -- 14. Ruptured/Bleeding Ovarian Cysts/Tumors -- 15. Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy -- 16. Spontaneous Uterine Rupture -- 17. Torsion of the Gravid Uterus -- 18. Degenerating Uterine Myomas -- 19. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Tubo-ovarian Abscess.
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  • Neglected finger injuries may lead to chronic lesions that often have detrimental consequences for the practice of a ball sport, whether at a recreational level or at the top athlete level. The initial injury management is crucial. Depending on the type and the severity of the lesions, different people may get involved: the players themselves or their entourage, physiotherapists, club doctors, emergency physicians, family doctors, sports doctors or hand surgeons. Treatment is usually conservative: the long fingers require rapid mobilization to prevent stiffness and contrary to that, the thumb requires stability. Surgery may be necessary to reach these goals especially for athletes, because of the demands of their sport. Chronic lesions are also in part related to repeated trauma, requiring specialized long-term multidisciplinary treatment. They can often lead to the end of a sporting career, but also may limit the functionality of the fingers at the time of conversion.
  • This pocket guide is a single-volume source of the most common and important formulas and laboratory values used in the daily practice of acute care and critical care medicine. Information is presented in outline format and as tables, graphics, and algorithms to facilitate quick look up. Acute and Critical Care Formulas and Laboratory Values is designed to help clinicians interpret clinical data, apply formulas, understand laboratory values, and integrate this information with their knowledge of pathophysiology to promote the delivery of evidence-based care. Essential formulas and laboratory values. Multiple ways to derive a value, where appropriate. Non-clinical formulas useful for understanding physiologic concepts or that underlie diagnostic tests or clinical measurement.
  • "Describes the use of hemodiafiltration to inhibit the cytokine storms which cause serious organ damage in patients with septic shock. Moreover, the technical construction of the blood purification system, which includes various machines, devices, membranes, fluids, etc., is explained in detail. Finally, leading experts discuss the concept of continuous renal replacement therapy as the standard care in critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury."--Website.
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    Decompressive hemicraniectomy for large hemispheric infarctions / Eric Jüttler, Alfred Aschoff, and Stefan Schwab -- Anticoagulation in ischemic stroke / Carolyn A. Cronin and Robert J. Wityk -- Angioplasty and stenting of cervical carotid, intracranial, and vertebral arteries / Aclan Dogan ... [et al.] -- Neuromonitoring in ischemic stroke / Kairash Golshani, Emun Abdu, and Anish Bhardwaj -- Surgical evacuation of intracerebral hemorrhage / Patrick C. Hsieh ... [et al.] -- Management of blood pressure and intracranial hypertension in intracerebral hemorrhage / Gustavo J. Rodríguez, Qaisar A. Shah, and Adnan I. Qureshi --Decompressive hemicraniectomy in the management of severe traumatic brain injury / Ian F. Dunn and Dilantha B. Ellegala -- Cerebroprotective strategies in bedside management of traumatic brain injury / Ganesh M. Shankar, Ian F. Dunn, and Dong H. Kim -- Diffuse axonal injury and dysautonomia / Richard H. Singleton, David O. Okonkwo, and P. David Adelson -- Neuromonitoring in traumatic brain injury / Rene Celis and Claudia S. Robertson -- Hypothermia and pharmacologic coma in the treatment of traumatic brain injury / Gordon Li ... [et al.] -- Pediatric traumatic brain injury / Zachary N. Litvack and Nathan R. Selden --Diagnostic evaluation of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage / Jonathan A. Edlow -- Surgical versus endovascular aneurysmal exclusion / Aaron W. Grossman, Anil V. Yallapragada, and Giuseppe Lanzino -- Diagnosis and medical management of vasospasm and delayed cerebral ischemia / Olga Helena Hernandez and Jose I. Suarez -- Pharmacologic cerebroprotection in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage / Yekaterina Axelrod, Salah Keyrouz, and Michael N. Diringer -- Use of anticonvulsants and corticosteroids in SAH / Panayiotis N. Varelas and Lotfi Hacein-Bey --Management of electrolyte and metabolic derangements in subarachnoid hemorrhage / Tarik Hanane and Eelco F.M. Widjicks -- Management of cardiopulmonary dysfunction in subarachnoid hemorrhage / Thomas P. Bleck -- Neuroradiologic interventional procedures for cerebral vasospasm / Pascal M. Jabbour, Erol Veznedaroglu, and Robert H. Rosenwasser -- Intraoperative management of spinal cord injury / Dawn Dillman and Ansgar Brambrink -- Medical management of acute spinal cord injury / Steven Casha and R. John Hurlbert -- Pediatric spine injury / Brian Jankowitz, David O. Okonkwo, and Christopher Shaffrey.
  • Part 1. Introduction -- 1. Acute Care Setting -- 2. The Medical Record -- Part 2. Body Systems -- 3. Cardiac System --4. Pulmonary System -- 5. Musculoskeletal System -- 6. Nervous System -- 7. Vascular System and Hematology -- 8. Gastrointestinal System -- 9. Genitourinary System -- 10. Endocrine System -- Part 3. Diagnoses -- 11. Oncology -- 12. Burns and Wounds -- 13. Infectious Diseases -- 14. Organ Transplantation -- 15. Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances -- 16. Amputation -- 17. Physical Therapy Considerations for Patients Who Complain of Chest Pain -- Part 4. Interventions -- 18. Medical-Surgical Equipment in the Acute Care Setting -- 19. Pharmacologic Agents -- 20. Anesthesia: Perioperative Considerations for the Physical Therapist -- 21. Acute Pain Management -- 22. Postural Drainage -- 23. Functional Tests -- Appendix A. Preferred Practice Patterns.
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    Acute pancreatitis / Jean Ellsworth-Wolk -- Acute respiratory distress syndrome / Mercedes K. Young -- Malignant ascites / Deborah Murphy -- Bronchitis obliterans / Laura Milligan and Yvonne D. Martin -- Cardiac tamponade and pericardial effusions / Brenda K. Shelton -- Carotid artery rupture / Catherine Sargent -- Cognitive dysfunction / Nancy Jo Bush -- Depression and anxiety / Nancy Jo Bush -- Diabetes insipidus / Jennifer U. Varma -- Diabetes mellitus / Timothy L. Wren and Kathleen R. Wren -- Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) / Brenda K. Shelton -- Dyspnea and airway obstruction / Cynthia C. Chernecky and Libby Montoya -- End-of-life care / Cynthia Brown and Kathleen Murphy-Ende -- Esophageal varices / Lori Ann Brown -- Ethics in adult oncology and critical care nursing / Marlene M. Rosenkoetter -- Fever / Angela L. Daniel -- Gastrointestinal obstruction : biliary, gastric, and bowel obstructions / Kathleen Murphy-Ende -- Graft versus host disease / Jill K. Burleson -- Heart failure / Jacqueline R. Gannuscio -- Hemorrhage secondary to cervical cancer / Brenda K. Cobb and Cynthia C. Chernecky -- Hemorrhagic cystitis / Cathy Fortenbaugh -- Hepatic encephalopathy / Kathleen Murphy-Ende -- Tumor-induced hypercalcemia / Kathryn E. Pearson -- Hyperkalemia / Mary Pat Lynch -- Hyperleukocytosis in childhood leukemia / Kristin Casey -- Hypernatremia / Mady Stovall -- Hypersensitivity reactions to chemotherapy / Teresa Kuntzsch and Cassie A. Voge -- Hyperurecemia / Libby Montoya -- Hypokalemia / Mary Pat Lynch -- Hypomagnesemia / Lyle Stuart Baker, Jr., Brenda K. Shelton, and Michael I. Agugo -- Hyponatremia / Cynthia C. Chernecky, Demica N. Jackson, and Angela L. Daniel -- Increased intracranial pressure / Kara L. Penne -- Lactic acidosis, type B / Catherine Sargent -- Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome / Dionne T. Savage -- Malnutrition and cachexia / Kathy G. Kravits and Marcia Grant -- Pain management : nociceptive and neuropathic / Christine Miaskowski -- Pathological fractures / Cynthia C. Chernecky -- Pleural effusions : malignant / Diane G. Cope -- Pulmonary fibrosis / Cynthia C. Chernecky -- Seizures / Mary P. Lovely -- Sepsis and septic shock / Kathy A. Shane -- Sinusoid occlusive syndrome / Patricia C. Buchsel -- Spinal cord compression / Christine Miaskowski -- Spiritual distress in people with cancer / Martha Meraviglia, Carol D. Gaskamp, and Rebecca R. Sutter -- Suicidal ideation / Kathleen Murphy-Ende -- Superior vena cava syndrome / Molly Loney and Nancy Kelly -- Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH) / Jeanne Held-Warmkessel -- Tumor lysis syndrome / Brenda K. Shelton -- Typhlitis in pediatrics / Kaci L. Osenga.
  • Acute care surgery 2007, Springer
    Part I. General Principles -- Initial Assessment and Early Resuscitation / Louis H. Alarcon and Andrew B. Peitzman -- The Operating Theater for Acute Care Surgery / Kenneth L. Mattox -- Anesthesia and Acute Care Surgery / Omid Moayed and Richard P. Dutton -- Fundamental Operative Approaches in Acute Care Surgery / David J. Ciesla and Ernest E. Moore -- The Perioperative Management of the Acute Care Surgical Patient / Craig M. Coopersmith and Timothy G. Buchman -- The Hemodynamically Labile Patient: Cardiovascular Adjuncts and Assist Devices / Edward E. Cornwell and Preeti R. John -- Principles and Practice of Nutritional Support for Surgical Patients / Maheswari Senthil, Bobby Rupani, Jondavid H. Jabush and Edwin A. Deitch -- The Intensive Care Unit: The Next-Generation Operating Room / Philip S. Barie, Soumitra R. Eachempati and Jian Shou -- Burns / Basil A. Pruitt and Richard L. Gamelli -- Electrical and Lightning Injuries / Raphael C. Lee -- Soft Tissue Infections / Anthony A. Meyer, Jeffrey E. Abrams, Thomas L. Bosshardt and Claude H. Organ -- The Open Abdomen: Management from Initial Laparotomy to Definitive Closure / Fred A. Luchette, Stathis J. Poulakidas and Thomas J. Esposito -- Acute Care Surgery and the Elderly / Patrick K. Kim, Donald R. Kauder and C. William Schwab -- Acute Care Surgery in the Rural Setting / Dana Christian Lynge, Nicholas W. Morris and John G. Hunter -- Prehospital Care in the Acute Setting / Norman E. McSwain -- Disaster and Mass Casualty Management / Eric R. Frykberg -- Principles of Injury Prevention and Control / M. Margaret Knudson and Larisa S. Speetzen -- Education: Surgical Simulation in Acute Care Surgery / Lenworth M. Jacobs and Karyl J. Burns -- Part II. Organ-Based Approach -- Pharynx and Larynx / Ernest M. Myers -- Head and Neck: Pediatrics / Reza Rahbar and Gerald B. Healy -- Esophagus / George C. Velmahos, Nahid Hamoui, Peter F. Crookes and Demetrios Demetriades -- Central Nervous System / Peter B. Letarte -- Chest Wall / John C. Mayberry and Donald D. Trunkey -- Lungs and Pleura / Riyad Karmy-Jones and J. Wayne Meredith -- Heart / Matthew S. Slater -- Thoracic Aorta / Peter I. Ellman and Irving L. Kron -- Diaphragm / Michel B. Aboutanos, Therèse M. Duane, Ajai K. Malhotra and Rao R. Ivatury -- Abdominal Wall / Jeffrey A. Claridge and Martin A. Croce -- Foregut / Philip E. Donahue-- Small Intestine / Juliet Lee, Todd Ponsky and Jeffrey L. Ponsky -- Liver and Biliary Tract / Spiros P. Hiotis and Hersch L. Pachter -- Pancreas / Juan A. Asensio, Patrizio Petrone and L. D. Britt -- Spleen / L. D. Britt -- Intraabdominal Vasculature / George H. Meier and Hosam F. El Sayed -- Colon and Rectum / Herand Abcarian -- Urogenital Tract / Nejd F. Alsikafi, Sean P. Elliott, Maurice M. Garcia and Jack W. McAninch -- Pelvis / Craig M. Rodner and Bruce D. Browner -- Lower Extremities / Tina A. Maxian and Michael J. Bosse -- Hand and Upper Extremities / David T. Netscher and Idris Gharbaoui -- Peripheral Vasculature / David V. Feliciano -- Part III. Administration, Ethics, and Law -- Understanding the Latest Changes in EMTALA: Our Country's Emergency Care Safety Net / Thomas R. Russell -- Informed Surgical Consent / Linda S. Laibstain and Robert C. Nusbaum -- Advance Directives / David G. Jacobs -- The Nonviable Patient and Organ Procurement / Frederic J. Cole, Jay N. Collins and Leonard J. Weireter -- Ethical Dilemmas and the Law / Ira J. Kodner, Daniel M. Freeman, Robb R. Whinney and Douglas J. E. Schuerer -- Part IV. System and Curriculum Development -- Development of a Regional System for Surgical Emergencies (RSSE) / A. Brent Eastman, David B. Hoyt and J. Wayne Meredith -- Acute Care Surgery: A Proposed Curriculum / L. D. Britt and Michael F. Rotondo -- Emergency General Surgery: The Vanderbilt Model / José J. Diaz, Oscar D. Guillamondegui and John A. Morris -- Part V. The International Communities -- Acute Care Surgery: United Kingdom / Bernard F. Ribeiro, Simon Paterson-Brown, Murat Akyol, Michael Walsh and Andrew Sim, et al. -- Acute Care Surgery: Australia / Thomas Kossmann and Ilan S. Freedman -- Acute Care Surgery: Japan / Kyoichi Takaori and Nobuhiko Tanigawa.
  • Acute coronary syndrome 2008, Springer
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  • Acute heart failure 2009, Springer
  • Acute heart failure 2008, Springer
  • Acute ischemic stroke 2006, Springer
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  • Acute muscle injuries 2014, Springer
  • Approaching the treatment of AML from a biological perspective : an overview / Farhad Ravandi and Francis Giles -- Aberrant transcription factors in AML / Alan D. Friedman -- Myelodysplasia-related AML / Jane E. Parker -- Therapy-related AML / Lucy A. Godley and Michelle Le Beau -- The DNA damage response, DNA repair, and AML / David P. Steensma -- Altered apoptosis in AML : potential implications for pathogenesis and therapeutic response / Ruben A. Mesa and Scott H. Kaufmann -- Drug resistance transporters in AML / Douglas D. Ross -- Impact of cytogenetics on clinical outcome in AML / David Grimwade -- APL : a classic tale of bench to bedside / Olga Frankfurt ... [et al.] -- Emerging therapeutics for AML / Edward A. Sausville --FLT3 : a prototype receptor tyrosine kinase target in AML / Mark Levis -- Farnesyl transferase inhibitors in the therapy of AML / Jeffrey E. Lancet -- Modulating gene expression as a therapeutic approach in the treatment of AML / Tamer Fandy, Hetty Carraway, and Steven D. Gore -- Differentiation therapy in AML / Tara L. Lin and William Matsui -- Stem cell transplantation for AML / Javier Bolaños-Meade and Richard J. Jones -- Tumor vaccines in leukemia / Ivan Borrello -- Treatment, outcomes, and challenges of newly diagnosed AML in children and adolescents / Robert J. Arceci -- AML in older adults / Richard M. Stone -- Dameshek smiles : molecular clues to the chronic myeloproliferative disorders unmasked / Jason Gotlib -- New designs for clinical trials / Elihu Estey.
  • Acute neuronal injury 2010, Springer
  • APL as a paradigm in biomedical research : a journey toward the cure / P.P. Pandolfi -- Mouse models of acute promyelocytic leukemia / S.C. Kogan -- The PLZF gene of t(11;17)-associated APL / M.J. McConnell and J.D. Licht -- SUMO, the three Rs and cancer / J.-S. Seeler ... [et al.] -- Emerging role for microRNAs in acute promyelocytic leukemia / C. Nervi ... [et al.] -- The theory of APL revisited / P.P. Scaglioni and P.P. Pandolfi -- Treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia by retinoids / P. Fenaux, Z.Z. Wang, and L. Degos -- Arsenic trioxide and acute promyelocytic leukemia : clinical and biological / Z. Chen ... [et al.] -- Front line clinical trials and minimal residual disease monitoring in acute promyelocytic leukemia / F. Lo-Coco and E. Ammatuna -- Histone deacetylase inhibitors in APL and beyond / K. Petrie, N. Prodomou, and A. Zelent -- Monoclonal antibody therapy of APL / P.G. Maslak, J.G. Jurcic, and D.A. Scheinberg -- Targeting APL fusion proteins by peptide interference / A. Melnick -- The design of selective and non-selective combination therapy for acute promyelocytic leukemia / Y. Jing and S. Waxman.
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    Definitions and clinical risk factors / Moss, Thompson -- Epidemiology of acute lung injury : a public health perspective / Rubenfeld -- Radiographic findings of the acute respiratory distress syndrome / Goodman, Quiñones -- Pulmonary pathology of ARDS : diffuse alveolar damage / Kobzik, Sholl -- Pathogenesis of acute lung injury : experimental studies / Baron, Perrella -- Pathogenesis of acute lung injury : clinical studies / Creagh-Brown, Evans -- Apoptosis in the pathogenesis and resolution of the acute lung injury / Matute-Bello, Martin -- Pathogenesis of ventilator-induced lung injury / Valenza, Frank, Imai, Slutsky -- Sepsis in the acute respiratory distress syndrome : treatment implications / Wheeler, Rice -- Transfusion related acute lung injury / Looney, Gajic -- Mechanisms of fibroproliferation in acute lung injury / Morse, Feghali-Bostwick -- Current approaches and recent advances in the genetic epidemiology of acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome / Gong, Christiani -- Gene expression profiling and biomarkers in ARDS / Howrylak, Choi -- Resolution of alveolar edema : mechanisms and relaltionship to clinical acute lung injury / Ware, Matthay -- Lung vascular dysfunction and repair in acute lung injury : role of the endothelial cytoskeleton / Lang, Chiang, Garcia -- Surfactant therapy in the acute respiratory distress syndrome / Spragg, Lewis -- Prone position in ARDS / Anzueto, Gattinoni -- Mechanical ventilation in the acute respiratory distress syndrome / Brower, Brochard -- Fluid therapy and hemodynamic monitoring in acute lung injury / Calfee, Gupta, Matthay -- Pathogenesis of sSepsis and septis-induced acute lung injury / Harris ... [et al.] -- Cell-based therapy for acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome / Gupta, Lee, Matthay -- Chemokines and cytokines in ARDS / Keane, Kelly, Streiter.
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  • Beta-alanine supplementation in high-intensity exercise / Harris, R.C., Sale, C. -- Arginine and citrulline supplementation in sports and exercise : ergogenic nutrients / Sureda, A., Pons, A. -- Dietary nitrate and O2 consumption during exercise / Jones, A.M., Bailey, S.J., Vanhatalo, A. -- GABA supplementation and growth hormone response / Powers, M. -- Exercise, intestinal barrier dysfunction, and probiotic supplementation / Lamprecht, M., Frauwallner, A. -- Pleuran (glucan from pleurotus ostreatus) : an effective nutritional supplement against upper respiratory tract infections / Majtan, J. -- Bovine colostrum and immune function after exercise / Davison, G. -- Supplementation with mixed fruit and vegetable concentrates in relation to exercise, performance and sport : scientific insight and practical relevance / Lamprecht, M. -- Cherry juice targets antioxidant potential and pain relief / Kuehl, K.S. -- Impact of milk consumption and resistance training on body composition of female athletes -- Josse, A.R., Phillips, S.M. -- Glycerol use in hyperhydration and rehydration : scientific update -- Van Rosendal, S.P., Coombes, J.S. -- Salt and fluid loading : effects on blood volume and exercise performance / Mora-Rodriguez, R., Hamouti, N. -- Milk protein and the restoration of fluid balance after exercise / James, L. -- Chocolate milk : a post-exercise recovery beverage for endurance sports / Pritchett, K., Pritchett, R. -- Role of supplementary l-carnitine in exercise and exercise recovery / Huang, A., Owen, K. -- Supplements and inadvertent doping : how big is the risk to athletes? / Judkins, C., Prock, P.
  • ADAM family of proteases 2005, Springer
    Introduction to the Adam family / Judith White ... [et al.] -- Studies from Adam knockout mice / Keisuke Hoiruchi and Carl P. Blobel -- Adam8/MS2/CD156a / Jörg W. Bartsch ... [et al.] -- Adam9 / Shoichi Ishiura -- Adam10 / Paul Saftig and Dieter Hartmann -- Adam12 / Ulla M. Wewer, Reidar Albrechtsen and Eva Engvall -- Adam13 function in development / Dominique Alfandari -- Adam17 / Joaquin Arribas and Soraya Ruiz-Paz -- Adam19 / Tiebang Kang ... [et al.] -- Adam28 / Anne M. Fourie -- Mammalian Adams with testis-specific or -predominant expression / Chunghee Cho -- Overview of Adamts proteinases and Adamts 2 / Daniel S. Greenspan and Wei-Man Wang -- Adamts-3 and Adamts-14 / Carine Le Goff and Suneel S. Apte -- Adamts-4 and Adamts-5 / Anne-Marie Malfait, Micky Tortorella and Elizabeth Arner -- Adamts-13 / Han-Mou Tsai.
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  • Ch. 1. Approach to the patient with neurologic disease -- Ch. 2. Imaging, electrophysiologic, and laboratory techniques for neurologic diagnosis -- Ch. 3. Motor paralysis -- Ch. 5. Ataxia and disorders of cerebellar function -- Ch. 6. Tremor, myoclonus, focal dystonias, and tics -- Ch. 7. Disorders of stance and gait -- Ch. 10. Headache and other craniofacial pains -- Ch. 11. Pain i n the back, neck, and extreities -- Ch. 12. Disorders of smell and taste -- Ch. 13. Disturbances of vision -- Ch. 14. Disorders of ocular movement and pupillary function -- Ch. 15. Deafness, dizziness, and disorders of equilibrium -- Ch. 16. Epilepsy and other seizure disorders -- Ch. 17. Coma and related disorders of consciousness -- Ch. 18. Faintness and syncope -- Ch. 19. Sleep and its abnormalities -- Ch. 20. Delirium and other acute confusional states.
  • 1. Background -- 2. Conventional statistics -- 3. Statistics used in adaptive clinical trials -- 4. Specific requirements for adaptive trials -- 5. Adaptive randomization and allocation -- 6. Sample size reestimation -- 7. Traditional dosing -- 8. Adaptive dosing -- 9. Interim analysis and adaptive termination of study and study arms -- 10. Adaptive changes in study design and decision rules -- 11. Seamless designs and adaptive clinical trial conduct -- 12. Analysis and interpretation of results.
  • 1. The Inductive Agency of Stress: From Perinatal to Adolescent Induction / Trevor Archer and Richard M. Kostrzewa -- Part I. Introductory Concepts -- 2. Making Sense of Stress: An Evolutionary-Developmental Framework / Marco Del Giudice, Bruce J. Ellis, and Elizabeth A. Shirtcliff -- 3. Prenatal and Maternal Psychosocial Stress in Primates: Adaptive Plasticity or Vulnerability to Pathology? / Dario Maestripieri and Amanda C.E. Klimczuk -- Part II. Adaptive and Maladaptive Consequences of Developmental Stress In Humans -- 4. The Everyday Stress Resilience Hypothesis: Unfolding Resilience from a Perspective of Everyday Stress and Coping / Jennifer A. DiCorcia, Akhila V. Sravish, and Ed Tronick -- 5. Ontogeny of Stress Reactivity in the Human Child: Phenotypic Flexibility, Trade-Offs, and Pathology / Mark V. Flinn, Davide Ponzi, Pablo Nepomnaschy, and Robert Noone -- 6. Consequences of Developmental Stress in Humans: Prenatal Stress / Nadine Skoluda and Urs M. Nater -- 7. Consequences of Developmental Stress in Humans: Adversity Experienced During Childhood and Adolescence / Urs M. Nater and Nadine Skoluda -- Part III. Adaptive and Maladaptive Consequences of Developmental Stress in Animal Models -- 8. Behavioural and Neuroendocrine Consequences of Prenatal Stress in Rat / Sara Morley-Fletcher, Jérôme Mairesse, and Stefania Maccari -- 9. Developmental Consequences of Prenatal Administration of Glucocorticoids in Rodents and Primates / Jonas Hauser -- 10. Early Developmental Trajectories of Brain Development: New Directions in the Search for Early Determinants of Health and Longevity / F. Cirulli and A. Berry -- 11. Adaptive Regulations in Developing Rodents Following Neonatal Challenges / Laurence Coutellier -- 12. Adaptive and Maladaptive Regulations in Response to Environmental Stress in Adolescent Rodents / Simone Macrì and Giovanni Laviola -- 13. Oxidative Stress and Hormetic Responses in the Early Life of Birds / David Costantini.
  • Protocol amendment -- Adaptive randomization -- Adaptive hypotheses -- Adaptive dose-escalation trials -- Adaptive group sequential design -- Statistical tests for adaptive seamless designs -- Adaptive sample size adjustment -- Two-stage adaptive design -- Adaptive treatment switching -- Bayesian approach -- Biomarker adaptive trials -- Target clinical trials -- Sample size and power estimation -- Clinical trial simulation -- Regulatory perspectives : a review of FDA draft guidance.
  • Part One. Why Semantic Interoperability?, p. 1-2 -- Chapter 1. Semantic Interoperability Gives IT Meaning, p. 3-22 -- Chapter 2. Information Infrastructure Issues and Problems, p. 23-38 -- Chapter 3. Promise of Frictionless Information, p. 39-65 -- Part Two. Semantic Interoperability Primer, p. 67-68 -- Chapter 4. Foundations in Data Semantics, p. 69-98 -- Chapter 5. Semantic Conflict Solution Patterns, p. 99-125 -- Chapter 6. Metadata Archetypes, p. 127-144 -- Chapter 7. Ontology Design Patterns, p. 145-194 -- Chapter 8. Multimodal Interoperability Architecture, p. 195-221 -- Chapter 9. Infrastructure and E-Business Patterns, p. 223-255 -- Part Three. Adopting Semantic Technologies, p. 257-258 -- Chapter 10. Capability Case Studies, p. 259-304 -- Chapter 11. Adoption Strategies, p. 305-331 -- Chapter 12. Tomorrow's Adaptive and Dynamic Systems, p. 333-346 -- Appendix A. Vendor Profiles, Tools, and Scorecards, p. 347-374 -- Appendix B. Acronyms and Abbreviations, p. 375-378.
  • "Preface External-beam radiotherapy has long been vexed by the simple fact that patients can (and do) move during the delivery of radiation. The most elegant and forward-looking solution to this reality is to actively adapt the radiation delivery process to the patient's natural movements. Recent advances in imaging and beam delivery technologies have now made this solution a practical reality. The purpose of this book is to present to researchers and clinical practitioners in radiation therapy an overview of the current and prospective state of the art in motion-adaptive radiation therapy. It presents technical reviews of each of the contributing elements of a motion-adaptive system (including target detection and tracking, beam adaptation, and patient realignment), discusses treatment planning issues that arise when the patient and internal target are mobile, describes several integrated motion-adaptive systems that are in clinical use or at advanced stages of development, and concludes with a review of the system control functions that must be an essential part of any therapy device that operates in a near-autonomous manner with limited human interaction. From these chapters, the reader will hopefully gain not only an understanding of the technical aspects and capabilities of motion adaptation but also practical clinical insights into planning and carrying out various types of motion-adaptive radiotherapy treatment"--Provided by publisher.
  • Adaptive Optics for Biological Imaging brings together groundbreaking research on the use of adaptive optics for biological imaging. The book builds on prior work in astronomy and vision science. Featuring contributions by leaders in this emerging field, it takes an interdisciplinary approach that makes the subject accessible to nonspecialists who want to use adaptive optics techniques in their own work in biology and bioengineering.Organized into three parts, the book covers principles, methods, and applications of adaptive optics for biological imaging.
  • Adaptive radiation therapy 2011, CRCnetBASE
  • The Principles of addiction medicine / Duncan Raistrick -- Substitute prescribing : opioid-specific prescribing / Kim Wolff -- Substitute prescribing : buprenorphine maintenance prescribing / Nick Lintzeris -- Treatment of withdrawal symptoms / Joanna Banbery -- Replacement prescribing / Kim Wolff -- Management of comorbidity / Duncan Raistrick -- Toxicologic issues / Kim Wolff -- Medical aspects of drug abuse / Shoshana Zevin and Neal L. Benowitz -- Emergency management of drug abuse / Brett A. Roth, Neal L. Benowitz, and Kent R. Olson.
  • Addiction medicine 2011, Springer
    This book attempts to "bridge the gap between the explosion of neuroscientific and behavioral knowledge in the past three decades and treatment delivery in clinical practice. As such, it should fulfill the role of a comprehensive textbook that integrates addiction medicine from its scientific underpinnings to the treatment of patients in clinical settings"--Preface, p. vii.
  • Addiction neuroethics. 1st ed. 2012, ScienceDirect
    What is addiction neuroethics and why does it matter? -- Brain Imaging in Addiction -- Molecular Neuroscience and Genetics -- Treating Opioid Dependence with Opioids: Exploring the Ethics -- Addiction Neuroscience and Tobacco Control -- Emerging Neurobiological Treatments of Addiction: Ethical and Public Policy Considerations -- Technical, Ethical and Social Issues in the Bioprediction of Addiction Liability and Treatment Response -- Autonomy, Responsibility and the Oscillation of Preference -- Consent and Coercion in Addiction Treatment -- Toward a Lay Descriptive Account of Identity in Addiction Neuroethics -- The Impact of Changes in Neuroscience and Research Ethics on the Intellectual History of Addiction Research -- The Diction of Addiction at the Intersection of Law and Neuroscience -- Social Epistemology: Communicating Neuroscience -- Population Approaches to Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs: Effectiveness, Ethics and Interplay with Addiction Neuroscience -- Legal Regulation of Addictive Substances and Addiction -- Investment and Vested Interests in Neuroscience Research of Addiction: Ethical Research Requires More than Informed Consent -- Private and Public Approaches to Addiction Treatment: Evidence and Beliefs.
  • Addiction Recovery Management: Theory, Research, and Practice is the first book on the recovery management approach to addiction treatment and post-treatment support services. Distinctive in combining theory, research, and practice within the same text, this ground-breaking title includes authors who are the major theoreticians, researchers, systems administrators, clinicians and recovery advocates who have developed the model. State-of-the art and the definitive text on the topic, Addiction Recovery Management: Theory, Research, and Practice is mandatory reading for clinicians and all professionals who work with patients in recovery or who are interested in the field.
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  • "While there is a wealth of published information on addiction medicine, the psychological aspects of alcohol abuse, and behavioral medicine with regard to addiction, virtually none of the existing resources were written with the primary care provider in mind. Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care is a handy reference for primary care clinicians who are confronted by patients with these problems daily, and who wish to successfully address these issues in their practice. Focusing on the literature and science relevant to practicing providers, this book covers the range of interventions appropriate for this setting. Topics include assessment, brief counseling interventions, pharmacotherapy, referrals to both specialty care and Alcoholics Anonymous (and other self-help programs), psychiatric comorbidity and other drug use, and other information specific to the needs of the primary care clinician. The vast majority of people with health risks and consequences related to alcohol use receive little to no attention from healthcare, despite the fact that alcohol is a leading cause of early preventable death. This book is a guide to identifying and addressing unhealthy alcohol use in hopes of improving the lives of patients."--publisher's website
  • Adenosine 2013, Springer
    Adenosine and Metabolism--A Brief Historical Note / Bertil B. Fredholm -- Adenosine Metabolism, Adenosine Kinase, and Evolution / Jaoek Park and Radhey S. Gupta -- Adenosine and Energy Metabolism--Relationship to Brain Bioenergetics / Xuesong Chen, Liang Hui and Jonathan D. Geiger -- Adenosine and Autocrine Metabolic Regulation of Neuronal Activity / Masahito Kawamura Jr. and David N. Ruskin -- Physiologic and Metabolic Regulation of Adenosine: Mechanisms / Chris G. Dulla and Susan A. Masino -- The Double-Edged Sword: Gaining Adenosine at the Expense of ATP. How to Balance the Books / Stephanie zur Nedden, Alexander S. Doney and Bruno G. Frenguelli -- Downstream Pathways of Adenosine / Ana M. Sebastião, Sofia Cristóvão-Ferreira and Joaquim A. Ribeiro -- Astrocytic ATP Release / Dustin J. Hines and Philip G. Haydon -- Role of Striatal A2A Receptor Subpopulations in Neurological Disorders / Sergi Ferré, César Quiroz, Marco Orrú, Xavier Guitart and Seema Gulyani, et al. -- Sleep and Adenosine: Human Studies / Tarja Porkka-Heiskanen -- Adenosine and Other Purinergic Products in Circadian Timing / Christine Muheim and Steven A. Brown -- Adenosine in the Immune System / György Hask, Balázs Koscsó́ and Balázs Csóka -- The Bioenergetic Network of Adenosine in Hibernation, Sleep, and Thermoregulation / Kelly L. Drew and Tulasi R. Jinka -- Adenosine and Stroke / Felicita Pedata, Anna Maria Pugliese, Francesca Corti and Alessia Melani -- The Many Roles of Adenosine in Traumatic Brain Injury / Patrick M. Kochanek, Jonathan D. Verrier, Amy K. Wagner and Edwin K. Jackson -- Therapeutic Perspectives of Adenosine Receptor Compounds in Functional Restitution After Spinal Cord Injury / Kwaku D. Nantwi -- Adenosine and Pain / Jana Sawynok -- Symptomatic and Neuroprotective Effects of A2A Receptor Antagonists in Parkinson's Disease / Annalisa Pinna, Nicola Simola, Lucia Frau and Micaela Morelli -- Adenosine Receptors and Alzheimer's Disease / David Blum, Ursula Sandau, Cyril Laurent, Vânia Batalha and Antoine Leboucher, et al. -- Adenosine Receptors in Huntington's Disease / David Blum, Alberto Martire, Sylvie Burnouf, Bernard Sablonnière and Pierre Krystkowiak, et al. -- Adenosine and Multiple Sclerosis / Maria Victoria Sánchez-Gómez, Estibaliz González-Fernández, Rogelio O. Arellano and Carlos Matute -- Adenosinergic Perspectives on Schizophrenia: Opportunity for an Integrative Synthesis / Benjamin K. Yee, Philipp Singer and Detlev Boison -- The Role of Adenosine in the Ventral Striatal Circuits Regulating Behavioral Activation and Effort-Related Decision Making: Importance for Normal and Pathological Aspects of Motivation / John D. Salamone, Merce Correa, Patrick A. Randall, Eric J. Nunes and Marta Pardo, et al. -- Adenosine and Autism: Physiological Symptoms and Metabolic Opportunities / Julia Svedova, Inge-Marie Eigsti and Susan A. Masino -- Stress, Brain Adenosine Signaling, and Fatigue-Related Behavioral Processes / Traci N. Plumb, Sarah R. Sterlace, Kelly A. Cavanaugh and Thomas R. Minor -- Disruption of Adenosine Homeostasis in Epilepsy and Therapeutic Adenosine Augmentation / Detlev Boison -- Ketogenic Diet and Epilepsy: The Role of Adenosine / Jong M. Rho, Beth Zupec-Kania and Susan A. Masino -- Silk: A Biocompatible and Biodegradable Biopolymer for Therapeutic Adenosine Delivery / Eleanor M. Pritchard, Detlev Boison and David L. Kaplan -- Anatomical Distribution of Nucleoside System in the Human Brain and Implications for Therapy / Zsolt Kovács and Arpád Dobolyi.
  • ADAR proteins : structure and catalytic mechanism /Rena A. Goodman, Mark R. Macbeth and Peter A. Beal --ADAR proteins : double-stranded RNA and Z-DNA binding domains /Pierre Barraud and Frédéric H.-T. Allain --Editing of neurotransmitter receptor and ion channel RNAs in the nervous system /Jennifer L. Hood and Ronald B. Emeson --Modulation of microRNA expression and function by ADARs /Bjorn-Erik Wulff and Kazuko Nishikura --Nuclear editing of mRNA 3'-UTRs /Ling-Ling Chen and Gordon G. Carmichael --Control of ADAR1 editing of hepatitis delta virus RNAs /John L. Casey --Bioinformatic approaches for identification of A-to-I editing sites /Eli Eisenberg --ADARs : viruses and innate immunity /Charles E. Samuel --Role of ADARs in mouse development /Carl R. Walkley, Brian Liddicoat and Jochen C. Hartner --Regulation and functions of ADAR in Drosophila /Simona Paro, Xianghua Li, Mary A. O'Connell and Liam P. Keegan.
  • Adenosine receptors 2007, CRCnetBASE
  • Adenovirus methods and protocols. 2nd ed. v. 1-2, 2006., Springer Protocols
    v. 2, 2006 Springer Protocols
    v. 1. Adenoviruses, ad vectors, quantitation, and animal models -- v. 2. Ad proteins and RNA, lifecycle and host interactions, and phylogenetics.
  • ADHD in adults 2013, Springer
    ADHD in Adults: A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management is the product of a unique collaboration of international specialists. This volume offers easy-to-read guidance, and includes checklists, rating scales and treatment planning tools. It was designed for a broad audience of caregivers working in diverse settings, including psychiatrists, social workers, primary care physicians, nurse specialists and psychologists. The authors are highly acclaimed clinicians, investigators and educators. They offer step-by-step guidance for implementation of best practices, drawing from clinical research and their experience treating thousands of patients. They cover diagnosis, treatment planning, and state-of-the-art application of pharmacology, psychotherapy, skill-building, family system and environmental interventions - for both simple and complex cases. The scales and worksheets in this Guide were developed to efficiently facilitate assessment and management. The Editor is an international leader in the field from the Clinical and Research Program in Adult ADHD at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School, which has made pioneering and highly cited contributions to the understanding of ADHD. This Guide is a definitive, indispensable resource for all health providers who wish to optimize their approach to adult patients with ADHD.
  • Definitions of adherence, types of adherence, problems, and adherence rates -- Consequences of nonadherence and correlates of adherence -- Adherence theories: review, critique, and clinical implications -- Measurement issues: assessing adherence and disease and health outcomes -- Strategies for improving adherence to pediatric medical regimens -- Review of adherence intervention studies and top ten ways to advance research on adherence to pediatric medical regimens.
  • Adherens junctions 2012, Springer
    Introduction to adherens junctions: from molecular mechanisms to tissue development and disease -- How AJs evolved -- Evolution of the cadherin-catenin complex -- How cadherins and catenins interact to assemble AJs -- Three-dimensional structure of the cadherin-catenin complex -- Biophysics of cadherin adhesion -- Adherens junction assembly -- How AJs interface with other cellular machinery -- Cytoskeleton and classical cadherin adhesions -- Immunoglobulin superfamily receptors and adherens junctions -- Signaling from the adherens junction -- Adherens junction turnover: regulating adhesion through cadherin endocytosis, degradation, and recycling -- How AJs affect cell behaviour and multicellular development -- Adherens junctions during cell migration -- Adherens junctions and cadherins in Drosophilia development -- Adherens junctions in C. elegans embryonic morphogenesis -- Cadherin function during xenopus gastrulation -- Adherens junctions in mammalian development, homeostasis and disease: lessons from mice -- How AJs affect tissue homeostasis and disease -- Adherens junctions and stem cells -- Adherens junctions and cancer -- Adherens junctions and pathogen entry.
  • Adhesion molecules 2010, CRCnetBASE
    Adhesion molecules are a family of proteins located on the cell surface and are involved in cell-to-cell or cell-extracellular matrix binding. They have a role in maintaining the cellular integrity of tissues and the functional viability of organs. In many diseases the normative features of adhesion molecules are perturbed. Thus, understanding how adhesion molecules behave in health and disease is a key step in the advancement of science and health in general. In the first part of the hook, chapters cover the structure and classification of adhesion molecules, immunohistochemical localization, junctional and inflammatory adhesion molecules and molecular imaging. The other four parts of the book cover adhesion molecules in relation to signalling pathways, gene expression, arginine, stem cells, neutrophil migration, leukocytes, decompression sickness, ischemia reperfusion injury, diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, weight loss, hypoxia, kidney disease, smoking, osteoprotegerin, tumors, biointormatics, high-throughput technologies, chemotherapy, hematopoiesis, lipoproteins, fatty acids, atrial fibrillation and heart disease, brain and dementia. The book is an essential book for research scientists, pathologists, molecular biologists, biochemists or cellular biochemists, clinicians, health care professionals, general practitioners as well as those interested in disease in general.
  • Adhesion molecules 2007, Springer
  • Adhesion protein protocols. 2nd ed. 2007, Springer Protocols
  • Adhesion-GPCRs 2010, Springer
    The adhesion GPCRs : gene repertoire, phylogeny, and evolution / Helgi B. Schith, Karl J.V. Nordstrom, and Robert Fredriksson -- Cadherins : developmental roles and future challenges / Caroline J. Formstone -- Latrophilin signalling in tissue polarity and morphogenesis / Tobias Langenhan and Andreas P. Russ -- GPS proteolytic cleavage of adhesion-GPCRs / Hsi-Hsien Lin ... [et al.] -- The latrophilins : "split-personality" receptors / John-Paul Silva and Yuri A. Ushkaryov -- Studies on the very large G protein-coupled-receptor : from initial discovery to determining its role in sensorineural deafness in higher animals / D. Randy McMillan and Perrin C. White -- Adhesion-GPCRs in the CNS / Natalie Strokes and Xianhua Piao -- GPR56 interacts with extracellular matrix and regulates cancer progression / Lei Xu -- Adhesion-GPCRs in tumorigenesis / Gabriela Aust -- Immunity and adhesion-GPCRs / Simon Yona, Hsi-Hsien Lin, and Martin Stacey -- CD97 in leukocyte trafficking / Jorg Hamann ... [et al.] -- The role of CD97 in regulating adaptive T-cell responses / Ian Spendlove and Ruhcha Sutavani -- F4/80 : the macrophage specific adhesion-GPCR and its role in immunoregulation / Hsi-Hsien Lin ... [et al.] -- Signal transduction mediated through adhesion-GPCRs / Norikazu Mizuno and Hiroshi Itoh -- Emerging roles of brain specific angiogenesis inhibitor 1 / Daeho Park and Kodi S. Ravichandran -- Adhesion-GPCRs in the male reproductive tract / Ben Davies and Christiane Kirchhoff.
  • Adipokines 2012, CRCnetBASE
  • The field of adipose tissue biology has been expanding at a very rapid pace in the last few years. Numerous advances have been made since publication of the first edition of this book, in terms of basic adipocyte biology, understanding of the determinants of obesity, distribution of body fat and weight loss, as well as the mechanisms linking excess adiposity to various co-morbidities. Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease, Second Edition contains updated chapters from the previous volume but as the field has evolved, some areas covered in the first edition have been refocused to address the new knowledge. The volume is divided in four sections: the first two deal with basic adipose tissue and adipokine biology, while the last two address the problem of obesity and alterations in adipose tissue function from an epidemiological and clinical standpoint. The chapters are written by experts in their fields and include the most up to date scientific information. Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease, Second Edition is a useful resource for physicians interested in adipose tissue biology and basic scientists who want to know more about applied aspects of the field. The book targets endocrinologists, residents and fellows, internists, nutritionists and general practitioners who are exposed to an ever-expanding obese population.
  • Adipose tissue biology 2012, Springer
    1. Adipocyte Precursors: Developmental Origins, Self-Renewal, and Plasticity / Christian Dani and Nathalie Billon -- 2. Adipocyte Differentiation / José María Moreno-Navarrete and José Manuel Fernández-Real -- 3. Brown Adipose Tissue / Martin Klingenspor and Tobias Fromme -- 4. White Adipose Tissue / Stephane Gesta and C. Ronald Kahn -- 5. Sex Differences in Body Fat Distribution / Alain Veilleux and André Tchernof -- 6. Macrophages and Inflammation / Elise Dalmas, Joan Tordjman, Michèle Guerre-Millo, and Karine Clément -- 7. Adipocyte Growth and Factors Influencing Adipocyte Life Cycle / Srujana Rayalam and Clifton A. Baile -- 8. The Evolution of Mammalian Adipose Tissue / Caroline M. Pond -- 9. Dietary Determinants of Fat Mass and Body Composition / María A. Zulet, María J. Moreno-Aliaga, and J. Alfredo Martínez -- 10. The Genetic Determinants of Common Obesity-Susceptibility / Ruth J.F. Loos -- 11. Early Origins of Obesity and Developmental Regulation of Adiposity / Shalini Ojha and Helen Budge.
  • Human lipodystrophies : genetic and acquired diseases of adipose tissue / Capeau, J. ... [et al.] -- The emergence of adipocytes / Laharrague, P.; Casteilla, L. -- Adipose tissue and the reproductive axis : biological aspects / Hausman, G.J.; Barb, C.R -- Unraveling the obesity and breast cancer links : a role for cancer-associated adipocytes? / Dirat, B. ... [et al.] -- Early determinants of obesity / Ong, K -- Metabolic syndrome in childhood : causes and effects / Weiss, R. -- Pathophysiology of insulin resistance in small for gestational age subjects : a role for adipose tissue? / Beltrand, J.; Meas, T.; Levy-Marchal, C. -- The neural feedback loop between the brain and adipose tissues / Pénicaud, L.
  • Adipose tissue protocols. 2nd ed. 2008, Springer Protocols
  • Adipose-derived stem cells 2011, Springer Protocols
    Isolation and culture of rhesus adipose-derived stem cells -- Isolation of human adipose-derived stem cells from lipoaspirates -- Isolation of murine adipose-derived stem cells -- In vitro adult rat adipose tissue-derived stromal cell isolation and differentiation -- In vitro adult canine adipose tissue-derived stromal cell growth characteristics -- Adipogenic differentiation of adult equine mesenchymal stromal cells -- Isolation and culture of porcine adipose tissue-derived somatic stem cells -- Automated isolation and processing of adipose-derived stem and regenerative cells -- Methods for the purification and characterization of human adipose-derived stem cells -- Characterization of human adipose-derived stem cells using flow cytometry -- Evaluation of cellular and humoral immune responses to allogeneic adipose-derived stem/stromal cells -- Adipose-derived stromal cells: Cytokine expression and immune cell contaminants -- Gel-based and gel-free proteomic technologies -- Adipogenic differentiation of adipose-derived stem cells -- Three-dimensional culture systems to induce chondrogenesis of adipose-derived stem cells -- Neural differentiation of human adipose tissue-derived stem cells -- Osteogenic differentiation strategies for adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells -- Generation of adipose stromal cell-derived hepatic cells -- Adipose stem cell differentiation into smooth muscle cells -- Endothelial and cardiac regeneration from adipose tissues -- Epithelial differentiation of human adipose-derived stem cells -- Screening for epigenetic target genes that enhance reprogramming using lentiviral-delivered shRNA -- Adipogenic differentiation of human adipose-derived stem cells on 3D silk scaffolds -- A first approach for the production of human adipose tissue-derived stromal cells for therapeutic use -- Viral transduction of adipose-derived stem cells -- Use of adipose-derived stem cells in high-throughput screening to identify modulators of lipogenesis -- Preservation protocols for human adipose tissue-derived adult stem cells -- Soft tissue reconstruction -- Methods for analyzing microRNA expression and function during osteogenic differentiation of human adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells -- The generation and the manipulation of human multipotent adipose-derived stem cells -- Cell sheet technology for tissue engineering: The self-assembly approach using adipose-derived stromal cells -- Differentiation of adipose-derived stem cells for tendon repair -- Adipose-derived stem cells for skin regeneration -- Adipose-derived stem cells for periodontal tissue regeneration.
  • Adobe AIR 1.5 cookbook. 1st ed. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 A to Z. 1st ed. 2006, books24x7, SUNet ID login required.
    Foreword-- Introduction-- Accented Edges filter - Automation Tools-- Background color - Burn tool-- Calibrate monitor - Cutout filter-- Darken blend mode - Dust & Scratches filter-- Effects - Eyedropper tool-- Facet filter - Freehand selection-- Gaussian Blur filter - Grow, selection-- Halftone Pattern filter - Hue/Saturation, adjust-- ICC profiles - JPEG2000-- Labels, print - LZW compression-- Magic Eraser tool - Multi-Page PDF to PSD-- Navigator - Note Paper filter-- Ocean Ripple filter - Organizer work space-- Page Setup - Quick Fix Editor-- Radial Blur filter - Rulers-- Sample Size, Eyedropper tool - Swatches palette-- Tags - Type Masks-- Underlining type - Unsharp Mask filter-- Vanishing Point tool - Vivid Light blending mode-- Wall Calendar - Wind filter-- ZigZag filter - Zoom tool.
  • Principles of rehabilitation / Michelina C. Cassella and Kathleen Richards -- Diagnostic Imaging / Vernon M. Chapman and Diego Jaramillo -- Traumatic head injuries / Laura Purcell -- Cervical and thoracic spine injuries / Pierre d' Hemecourt and Jessica Flynn Deede -- Lumbar spine injuries / Merrilee Zetaruk -- Thoracoabdominal injuries / Hamish Kerr, Christine Curtis, and Pierre d' Hemecourt -- Adolescent shoulder injuries / John A. Guido, Jr. and Treg Brown -- Elbow and forearm injuries / Anthony Luke, Margaret Lee, and Marc Safran -- Injuries to the wrist, hand, and fingers / Donald S. Bae -- Pelvic, hip, and thigh injuries / Jason H. Nielson -- Knee injuries / Michelle McTimoney -- Lower leg injuries / Angela D. Smith -- Foot and ankle injuries / Angus M. McBryde, Jr., Mark D. Locke, and John P. Batson.
  • 1A Selected Social History of the Stepping-Stone Drugs /Thomas P. Gullotta1 --2A Biological/Genetic Perspective: The Addicted Brain /Thomas H. Kelly, Alessandra N. Kazura, Karen M. Lommel, Shanna Babalonis, Catherine A. Martin15 --3Individual Characteristics and Needs Associated with Substance Misuse of Adolescents and Young Adults in Addiction Treatment /Michael L. Dennis, Michelle K. White, Melissa L. Ives45 --4Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment: A Review of Evidence-Based Research /Ken C. Winters, Andria M. Botzet, Tamara Fahnhorst, Randy Stinchfield, Rachel Koskey73 --5Adolescent Outpatient Treatment /Richard Dembo, Randolph D. Muck97 --6Evidence-Based Family Treatment of Adolescent Substance Abuse and Dependence /Shaun I. Calix, Mark A. Fine119 --7Residential Treatment of Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders: Evidence-Based Approaches and Best Practice Recommendations /Robert W. Plant, Peter Panzarella135 --8Primary Prevention in Adolescent Substance Abuse /Martin Bloom, Thomas P. Gullotta155 --9Religious Involvement and Adolescent Substance Use /Terrence D. Hill, Amy M. Burdette, Michael L. Weiss, Dale D. Chitwood171 --10School Prevention /Zili Sloboda191 --11Community Prevention Handbook on Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment: Evidence-Based Practices /Elizabeth J. D'Amico, Matthew Chinman, Stefanie A. Stern, Abraham Wandersman213 --Epilogue: The Status of Knowledge Development and the Unknown /Michele Staton-Tindall, Thomas P. Gullotta, William Walton Stoops, Carl G. Leukefeld251.
  • Adoptive immunotherapy 2005, Springer Protocols
    Adenoviral transduction of dendritic cells / Rienk Offringa ... [et al.] -- Generation of autologous peptide- and protein-pulsed dendritic cells for patient-specific immunotherapy / David O'Neill and Nina Bhardwaj -- Phenotypical and functional characterization of clinical-grade dendritic cells / I. Jolanda M. de Vries ... [et al.] -- Dendritic cells in clinical trials for multiple myeloma / Volker L. Reichardt and Peter Brossart -- Identification of tumor-associated autoantigens with SEREX / Özlem Türeci ... [et al.] -- Application of proteomics and protein analysis for biomarker and target finding for immunotherapy / Petra Weingarten ... [et al.] -- Isolation and expansion of tumor-reactive cytotoxic T-cell clones for adoptive immunotherapy / Helga Bernhard ... [et al.].Exploiting dendritic cells for active immunotherapy of cancer and chronic infection / David O'Neill and Nina Bhardwaj -- A mathematical approach for optimizing dendritic cell-based immunotherapy / Gennady Bocharov, Neville J. Ford, and Burkhard Ludewig -- Delivery of tumor antigens to dendritic cells using biodegradable microspheres / Ying Waeckerle-Men, Bruno Gander, and Markus Groettrup -- RNA transfection of dendritic cells / Frank Grünebach, Martin R. Müller, and Peter Brossart -- Isolation and generation of clinical-grade dendritic cells using the CliniMACS system / John D.M. Campbell ... [et al.] -- Generation of clinical grade monocyte-derived dendritic cells using the CliniMACS system / Thomas Putz ... [et al.].Regulatory T cells in antitumor therapy: isolation and functional of CD4+CD25+ regulatory T-cells / Helmut Jonuleit and Edgar Schmitt -- Monoclonal antibody-based strategies in autoimmunity and transplantation / Lucienne Chatenoud -- Producing bispecific and bifunctional antibodies / Dipankar Das and Mavanur R. Suresh -- Antibody/cytokine fusion proteins for the therapy of cancer / Gustavo Helguera and Manuel L. Penichet -- Synthesis and biological evaluation of a paclitaxel immunoconjugate / Ahmad Safavy and Kevin P. Raisch -- Cytotoxic tumor targeting with scFv antibody-modified liposomes / Cornelia Marty and Reto A. Schwendener -- Intravenous immunoglobin treatment for fibrosis, atherosclerosis, and malignant conditions / Ilan Krause and Yehuda Shoenfeld --Tracking adoptively transferred antigen-specific T-cells with peptide/MHC multimers / Norbert Meidenbauer and Andreas Mackensen -- Gene transfer of MHC-restricted receptors / Helmut W.H.G. Kessels, Monika C. Wolkers, and Ton N.M. Schumacher -- Immunotherapy with CTL restricted by nonself MHC / Liquan Gao, Anne-Marie Downs, and Hans J. Stauss -- Designing TCR for cancer immunotherapy / Ralf-Holger Voss, Jürgen Kuball, Matthias Theobald -- Isolation and expansion of tumor-specific CD4+ T-cells by means of cytokine secretion / Christian Becker -- Methods for the ex vivo characterization of human CD8+ T subsets based on gene expression and replicative history analysis / Nathalie Rufer, Patrick Reichenbach, and Pedro Romero --
  • Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) / Ronco, C., Kellum, J., Bellomo, R., Mehta, R. -- Implementation of novel biomarkers in the diagnosis, prognosis, and management of acute kidney injury : executive summary from the tenth consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) / McCullough, P.A., for the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) Consensus Group -- Diagnosis of acute kidney injury using functional and injury biomarkers : workgroup statements from the tenth Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative Consensus Conference / McCullough, P.A., for the ADQI 10 Workgroup -- Differential diagnosis of AKI in clinical practice by functional and damage biomarkers : workgroup statements from the tenth Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative Consensus Conference / Endre, Z.H., for the ADQI 10 Workgroup -- Use of biomarkers to assess prognosis and guide management of patients with acute kidney injury / Cruz, D.N., for the ADQI 10 Workgroup -- Physiological biomarkers of acute kidney injury : a conceptual approach to improving outcomes / Okusa, M.D., for the ADQI 10 Workgroup -- Pathophysiology of the cardiorenal syndromes : executive summary from the eleventh onsensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) / McCullough, P.A., for the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) Consensus Group.Pathogenesis of cardiorenal syndrome type 1 in acute decompensated heart failure : workgroup statements from the eleventh consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) / Haase, M., for the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) Consensus Group -- Pathophysiology of cardiorenal syndrome type 2 in stable chronic heart failure : workgroup statements from the eleventh consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) / Cruz, D.N., ; for the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) Consensus Group -- Cardiorenal syndrome type 3 : pathophysiologic and epidemiologic considerations / Bagshaw, S.M., for the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative 11 Working Group -- Cardiorenal syndrome type 4 : insights on clinical presentation and pathophysiology from the eleventh consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) / Tumlin, J.A., for the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) 11 Consensus Group -- Cardiorenal syndrome type 5 : clinical presentation, pathophysiology, and management strategies from the eleventh consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) / Mehta, R.L., for the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) 11 Working Group.
  • Adrenal glands 2005, Springer
  • Adrenal imaging 2009, Springer
    Adrenal embryology and pathology -- Adrenocortical dysfunction -- Adrenal medullary dysfunction -- Adrenals in oncology -- Adrenal surgery -- Imaging adrenal dysfunction -- Imaging of pheochromocytomas -- Adrenal imaging using computed tomography: differentiation of adenomas and metastasis -- MRI of the adrenal glands -- Single photon imaging of the adrenal gland -- PET and PET-CT imaging of adrenal lesions -- Adrenal trauma and intervention -- Evolving functional and advanced image analysis techniques for adrenal lesion characterization.
  • Adrenergic receptors 2006, Springer
  • Adrenocortical carcinoma 2011, Springer
  • A perspective on the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in adults -- Acute lymphocytic leukemia: clinical features and making the diagnosis -- The biology of adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Minimal residual disease in acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Cytogenetics -- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: epidemiology -- Prognostic factors in adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) -- The generalized care of the patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in middle-age and older adults -- Pharmacology of acute lymphoblastic leukemia therapy -- Assessment of response to treatment -- T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Burkitt lymphoma and leukemia -- Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in young adults -- Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Molecular therapies -- Treatment of relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Allogeneic stem cell transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in adults -- Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in Philadelphia-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Special challenges: genetic polymorphisms and therapy -- Late consequences of therapy of acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Immunotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Unique subtypes in acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Diagnostic assessment -- 3. Diagnostic instruments -- 4. Treatment -- 5. Treatment: coaching adults with ADHD -- 6. Setup and organization of a specialist department.
  • Adult hip. 2nd ed. 2007, Ovid
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    Total hip arthroplasty / Sharat K. Kusuma and Jonathan P. Garino -- Total knee arthroplasty / Javad Parvisi, Peter Sharkey, and James A. Sanfilippo -- Ankle arthroplasty / Sudheer Reddy, David I. Pedowitz, and Enyi Okereke -- Shoulder arthroplasty / Joseph A. Abboud, Charles L. Getz, and Gerald R. Williams, Jr. -- Elbow arthroplasty / Bradford Parsons, Sudheer Reddy, and Matthew L. Ramsey --Total joint replacement. Effects of materials and designs on osteolysis / Ian C. Clarke, Thomas Donaldson, and Christopher Jobe ; Greater expectations and greater loads : implications for biomechanics / Edward Ebramzadeh, Sophia N. Sangiorgio, and Ian C. Clarke -- Joint kinematics and biomechanics of the hip and knee / Craig L. Israelite ... [et al.] -- Joint biology / David Glaser -- Biology of bone graft / Gregory F. Carolan, Kingsley R. Chin, and Matthew Werger -- Joint anatomy / Mark I. Froimson, Robert Molloy, and Steve Maschke -- Arthritis / Neil P. Sheth and Charles L. Nelson -- Preoperative assessment / William G. Hamilton and Ehsan Tabaraee --Total wrist arthroplasty / David J. Bozentka and Robert B. Carrigan -- Arthroplasty in the joints of the hand / Pedro K. Beredjiklian, Virak Tan, and Sanjiv Naidu -- Limb salvage techniques in lower extremity segmental bone defects / Harish S. Hosalkar, Kristofer J. Jones, and Richard D. Lackman -- Outcomes assessment / Norman A. Johanson and Douglas L. Cerynik -- Particle disease and implant allergy / Nadim J. Hallab and Joshua J. Jacobs.
  • Adult stem cells 2006, ScienceDirect
    Ectoderm -- Mesoderm -- Endoderm -- Extraembryonic and perinatal stem cells.
  • Adult stem cells 2011, Springer
  • Advance directives 2014, Springer
    This volume gives an overview on the currently debated ethical issues regarding advance directives from an international perspective. It focuses on a wider understanding of the known and widely accepted concept of patient self-determination for future situations. Although advance directives have been widely discussed since the 1980s, the ethical bases of advance directives still remain a matter of heated debates. The book aims to contribute to these controversial debates by integrating fundamental ethical issues on advance directives with practical matters of their implementation. Cultural, national and professional differences in how advance directives are understood by health care professions and by patients, as well as in laws and regulations, are pinpointed.
  • Advanced bacterial genetics 2007, ScienceDirect
    Strain collections and genetic nomenclature / S.R. Maloy ... [et al.] -- Use of antibiotic-resistant transposons for mutagenesis / S.R. Maloy -- In vivo mutagenesis using EZ-Tn5 / J.R. Kirby -- Identification of essential genes in bacteria / D.R. Hillyard ... [et al.] -- Isolation of transposon insertions / S.R. Maloy -- Localized mutagenesis / S.R. Maloy -- Generation of deletions and duplications using transposons as portable regions of homology with emphasis on Mud and Tn10 transposons / K.T. Hughes -- Target-directed proteolysis in vivo / M. Eser ... [et al.] -- Sets of transposon-generated sequence-tagged mutants for structure-function analysis and engineering / B. Traxler ... [et al.] -- Using genomic microarrays to study insertional/transposon mutant libraries / D.N. Baldwin ... [et al.] -- Screening transposon mutant libraries using full-genome oligonucleotide microarrays / K. M. Winterberg ... [et al.] -- Creating recombination-activated genes and sequence-defined mutant libraries using transposons / L. Gallagher ... [et al.] -- Use of operon and gene fusions to study gene regulation in Salmonella / K.T. Hughes ... [et al.] -- Genomic screening for regulatory genes using the T-POP transposon / C. Lee ... [et al.] -- Recombineering: In vivo genetic engineering in E. coli, S. enterica, and beyond / J.A. Sawitzke ... [et al.] -- [lambda]-red genetic engineering in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium / J.E. Karlinsey -- Probing nucleoid structure in bacteria using phage lambda integrase-mediated chromosome rearrangements / N. Garcia-Russell ... [et al.] -- Dissecting nucleic acid-protein interactions using challenge phage / S.R. Maloy ... [et al.] -- Mud-P22 / J.A. Crain ... [et al.] -- Phage metagenomics / V. Casas ... [et al.].
  • "The probability for exposure to damaging radiation, toxic chemicals in the environment and adverse biological agents has increased exponentially today. The more frequent and faster travel that we experience today also escalates the risk of contraction and transmission of potentially deadly infections. This has created a very real and escalating risk for injuries and deaths. This is accentuated in the military and medical staff that is more frequently exposed to radiological, chemical, and biological agents in their normal working environment. Understanding the mechanisms whereby these toxic agents inflict damage to our bodies is essential to prepare us for these challenges. Much of the damage is inflicted through the generation of free radicals and non-radical oxidants which then act through oxidative mechanisms to injury the body. This volume will discuss the damage caused by these radiological, chemical, and biological environmental stressors, the mechanisms through which the damage can occur and the novel strategies that can be used to reduce the injury inflicted by these toxic compounds. Using basic and clinical research approaches, the contents of this book discuss new ideas for the development of bioactive products and environmental approaches to lessen or negate the biological damage inflicted by these noxious compounds."--Publisher's website.
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  • 1. Factorial Randomized Trials -- Summary -- Introduction -- Randomized clinical trial design strategies with multiple interventions -- Selecting a factorial randomized design -- Conclusion -- 2. Expertise-based randomized trials -- Summary -- Introduction -- Conventional RCT design -- Expertise-based RCT design -- Challenges of expertise-based RCTs -- Independent assessor -- Balanced and consecutive or random contributions to screening pool -- Perceived equivalence between practices -- Conclusion -- 3. Randomization systems and technology -- Summary -- Introduction -- Methods of patient allocation -- Other considerations -- Conclusion -- 4. Blinding and concealment -- Summary -- Introduction -- Concealment -- Blinding -- Conclusion -- 5. Composite outcome in orthopaedics: understanding the concepts -- Summary -- Introduction -- Rationale for use of a composite outcome -- Limitations of using composite outcomes -- Guidelines for creating a "good" composite outcome -- Reporting and interpreting composite outcomes -- Conclusion -- 6. Adjudication of outcomes-systems and approaches -- Summary -- Introduction -- Importance of adjudication -- Process of adjudication -- Existing methods of adjudication -- Web-based adjudication -- Conclusion -- 7. Subgroup analyses -- Summary -- Introduction -- Subgroup analysis defined -- Design of a subgroup analysis -- Reporting -- Interpretation -- Conclusion -- 8. Trial management-advance concepts and systems -- Summary -- Introduction -- Phases of clinical trials -- Common considerations in conducting a clinical trial -- Trial committees -- The search for funding -- Conclusion 9. Case-control studies -- Summary -- Introduction -- Definition of a case-control study -- Conclusion -- 10. Cohort studies -- Summary -- Introduction -- Cohort studies in the hierarchy of evidence -- Types of cohort study designs -- Methods for reducing confounding and assessing causality -- A checklist to evaluate or improve the strength of evidence -- Conclusion --; 11. Survey Design -- Summary -- Introduction -- Identifying a research question -- Survey development -- Survey design -- Using exiting surveys -- survey validataion -- Pilot testing -- Survey administration -- Ethical considerations -- Financial considerations -- Conclusion -- 12. Qualitative studies -- Summary -- Introduction -- What is qualitative research? -- How is qualitative research done? -- Conclusion -- 13. Economic analysis -- Summary -- Introduction -- Theoretical background -- Conducting health economics studies -- Conclusion -- 14. Literature searches -- Summary -- Introduction -- When to conduct a literature search -- How to conduct a literature search -- Study selection -- Assessing methodological quality of studies -- Data extraction and analysis -- Conclusion -- 15. Summary -- Introduction -- the P value does not assess the magnitude of a treatment effect -- The challenge of comparing results across studies -- Types of effect sizes -- Confidence intervals for effect sizes -- Use of effect size in meta-analysis -- Conclusion -- 16. Fixed effects versus random effects -- Summary -- Introduction -- the data pool: fixed effects versus random effects -- Deciding which model to use -- Conclusion -- 17. Heterogeneity -- Summary -- Introduction -- Heterogeneity defined -- Identifying heterogeneity -- Dealing with heterogeneity -- Conclusion -- 18. Uncovering publicatiion bias -- Summary -- Introduction -- Authors and publication bias -- Detecting and adjusting for publication bias -- Minimizing the effect of publication bias -- A possible solution: trial registers -- Conclusion -- 19. Statiecal pooling - programs and systems -- Summary -- Introduction -- Selectin the appropriate programs and systems: factors to consider --Review of programs and systems -- Types of programs and systems -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- 20. Meta-analysis of observational studies -- Summary -- Introduction -- The observational data dilemma -- Conclusion -- 21. Meta-regression -- Summary -- Introduction -- Heterogeneity and meta-regression -- Meta-regression mechanics -- Interpreting a meta-regression -- Limitations of meta-regression -- Conclusion -- 22. Preparing a statistical analysis plan -- Summary -- Introduction -- Data management -- Statistical procedures -- Data safety and monitoring board -- Sample size -- Interim analysis -- Reports to investigators -- Sensitivity analysis -- Tables of presentation and publication -- Software -- Reporting guidelines -- General policies -- Privacy considerations -- Apendices -- What is in the literature about SAP? -- Conclusion --; 24. Survival analysis -- Summary -- Introduction -- Documenting time-to-event (survival) data -- the rationale for time-to-event (survival) analysis -- Methods for survival analysis -- Comparing groups -- Practical considerations in the desin of time-to-event studies -- Conclusion -- 25. Interim analyses in randomized trials -- Summary -- Introduction -- Interim analysis defined -- Design of an interim analysis -- Data monitoring committees -- Consequences of stopping early for benefit -- Conclusion -- 26. Conflicts of interest reporting -- Summary -- Introduction -- Legal implications -- Types of conflict of interest -- Who should disclose conflicts of interest? -- When must conflicts of interest be disclosed? -- Guidelines and recommendations for disclosure -- Why must personal financial interests be disclosed? -- Alternatives to disclosure policies -- Conclusion -- 27. Authorship-modern approaches and reporting -- Summary -- Introduction -- Academic stream -- Educational stream -- Industrial stream -- Popular media stream -- Conclusion -- 28. Randomized trials reporting checklists -- Summary -- Introduction -- Consort statement -- Nonpharmacological trials -- NPT extension to consort statement -- CLEAR NPT -- Conclusion -- 29. Observational studies reporting checklists -- Summary -- Introduction -- Checklist for observational studies: the STROBE statement -- Guide to investigators: how to used the STROBE statement -- The STROBE statement: explanations of checklist items -- Conclusion -- 30. Meta-analysis reporting checklists -- Summary -- Introduction -- Meta-analysis reporting checklists -- Conclusion -- Resources and contacts for surgical research -- Summary -- Introduction -- Mentorship -- Graduate programes -- Online courses -- Textbooks and journals -- Courses and workshops -- Contract research organizations -- Conclusion -- Glossary of terms.
  • In this book, international experts present up-to-date techniques of otoplasty in which they have extensive personal experience. Both new and modified procedures are described with the aid of a wealth of high-quality illustrations. In addition to these detailed descriptions, ear embryology and anatomy, psychological issues, postoperative care, possible risks and complications, and outcomes are extensively covered in order to provide the reader with a state of the art account of all aspects of cosmetic otoplasty.
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  • Patent and licensing issues in transgenic technology /Karen S. Canady --Global resources : including gene trapped ES cell clones -- is your gene already knocked out /Lluis Montoliu --Designing transgenes for optimal expression /Eduardo Molto, Cristina Vicente-Garcıa, and Lluis Montoliu --Gene targeting vector design for embryonic stem cell modifications /Thomas L. Saunders --Transgenic production benchmarks /Thomas J. Fielder and Lluis Montoliu --Generation of transgenic mice by pronuclear microinjection /Katja Becker and Boris Jerchow --Generation of transgenic rats using microinjection of plasmid DNA or lentiviral vectors /Severine Menoret ... [et al.] --Generation of transgenic animals by use of YACs /Almudena Fernandez, Diego Munoz, and Lluis Montoliu --BAC transgenes, DNA purification, and transgenic mouse production /Michael G. Zeidler, Margaret L. Van Keuren, and Thomas L. Saunders --Generation of transgenic animals with lentiviral vectors /Carlos Lois --Vertebrate transgenesis by transposition /Aron Geurts, Darius Balciunas, and Lajos Mates --Rat spermatogonial stem cell-mediated gene transfer /Karen M. Chapman ... [et al.] --Mouse cloning by nuclear transfer /Sayaka Wakayama, Nguyen Van Thuan, and Teruhiko Wakayama --Gene targeting in embryonic stem cells /Elizabeth D. Hughes and Thomas L. Saunders --Importance of mouse ES cell line selection /Wojtek Auerbach and Anna B. Auerbach --Tetraploid complementation assay /Marina Gertsenstein --Combining ES cells with embryos /Elizabeth Williams ... [et al.] --Derivation of murine ES cell lines /Kristina Nagy and Jennifer Nichols --Rat embryonic stem cell derivation and propagation /Ping Li ... [et al.] --Induced pluripotency : generation of iPS cells from mouse embryonic fibroblasts /Han Li ... [et al.] --Preparation and analysis of DNA for use in transgenic technology /Anna B. Auerbach, Peter J. Romanienko, and Willie H. Mark --Colony management /Karen Brennan --Cryopreservation /B. Pintado and J. Hourcade --Shipment of mice and embryos /Shirley Pease --Pathogen-free mouse rederivation by IVF, natural mating and hysterectomy /J.M. Sztein, R.J. Kastenmayer, and K.A. Perdue --Refinement, reduction, and replacement /Jan Parker-Thornburg.
  • Vol. 1. Novel designed probes for the characterization of oxidative stress in biological fluids, cells, and tissues / Jacob Vaya -- A rapid and selective mass spectrometric method for the identification of nitrated proteins / Angela Amoresano ... [et al.] -- An easy and reliable automated method to estimate oxidative stress in the clinical setting / Cristina Vassalle -- Correlative transmission microscopy : cytochemical localization and immunocytochemical localization in studies of oxidative and nitrosative stress / E. Ann Ellis -- Detection of specifically oxidized apolipoproteins in oxidized HDL / Xiao Suo Wang and Roland Stocker -- High performance liquid chromatography/electron spin resonance/mass spectrometry analyses of lipid-derived radicals / Hideo Iwahashi -- EPR spin-trapping and nano LC MS/MS techniques for DEPMPO/OOH and immunospin-trapping with anti-DMPO antibody in mitochondrial electron transfer system / Yeong-Renn Chen -- Determination of high mitochondrial membrane potential in spermatozoa loaded with the mitochondrial probe 5,5',6,6'-tetrachloro-1,1',3,3'-tetraethylbenzimidazolyl-carbocyanine iodide (JC-1) and for using fluorescence-activated flow cytometry / H. David Guthrie and Glenn R. Welch -- 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidin-1-oxyl probes for evaluating oxidative stress on the cell membrane and mitochondria / Hidehiko Nakagawa and Naoki Miyata -- Zymographical techniques for detection of matrix metalloproteinases / Shinichi Iwai ... [et al.] -- The use of in vivo microdialysis techniques to detect extracellular ROS in resting and contracting skeletal muscle / Graeme L. Close and Malcolm J. Jackson -- Cell-free antibody capture method for analysis of detergent-resistant membrane rafts / Anil Bamezai and Colleen Kennedy. Determination of acrolein by high-voltage capillary electrophoresis from oxidized fatty acids / Rafael Medina-Navarro. Cupric ion reducing antioxidant capacity assay for food antioxidants : vitamins, polyphenolics, and flavonoids in food extracts / Reşat Apak ... [et al.] -- Redox property of ribonucleotide reductase small subunit M2 and p53R2 / Xiyong Liu, Lijun Xue, and Yun Yen -- Antioxidant QSAR modeling as exemplified on polyphenols / Bono Lučić, Dragan Amić, and Nenad Trinajstić -- Immunohistochemical staining of cyclooxygenases with monoclonal antibodies / Ghassan M. Saed -- Examining the endogenous antioxidant response through immunofluorescent analysis of Nrf2 in tissue / Kathryn A. Lindl and Kellly L. Jordan-Sciutto -- Determination of oxidized and reduced CoQ10 and CoQ9 in human plasma/serum using HPLC-ECD / Ian N. Acworth, Paul A. Ullucci, and Pul H. Gamache. Paraoxonases (PON1, PON2, PON3) analysis in vitro and in vivo in relation to cardiovascular diseases / Michael Aviram and Mira Rosenblat -- Preparation, characterization, and use of antioxidant-liposomes / Hongsong Yang ... [et al.] -- Antioxidant activity of biotransformed sex hormones facilitated by Bacillus stearothermophilus / Mohammad Afzal, Sameera Al-Awadi, and Sosamma Oommen -- Biolistic mediated production of transgenic oil palm / Ghulam Kadir Ahmad Parveez -- Preparation of a multi-antioxidant formulation / John A. Mulnix and Brook E. Stoddard -- A functional genomics approach to identify and characterize oxidation resistance genes / Michael R. Volkert, Jen-Yeu Wang, and Nathan A. Elliott -- Genome-wide overexpression screen for activators of antioxidant gene transcription / Hendrik Luesch and Yanxia Liu -- Method for conducting microarray study of oxidative stress induced gene expression / Sita Subbaram, Juan A. Melendez, and Sridar V. Chittur -- A systems approach demonstrating sphingolipid-dependent transcription in stress responses / Alan J. Wilder and L. Ashley Cowart -- Bioluminescence : imaging modality for in vitro and in vivo gene expression / Ruxana T. Sadikot and Timothy S. Blackwell -- Reactive oxygen species and upregulation of NADPH oxidases in mechanotransduction of embryonic stem cells / Heinrich Sauer ... [et al.] -- Pooling data when analyzing biomarkers subject to a limit of detection / Leslie Rosenthal and Enrique Schisterman.
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  • Intended as a companion to the Fundamentals of Forensic DNA Typing volume published in 2009, Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Typing: Methodology contains 18 chapters with 4 appendices providing up-to-date coverage of essential topics in this important field and citation to more than 2800 articles and internet resources. The book builds upon the previous two editions of John Butler's internationally acclaimed Forensic DNA Typing textbook with forensic DNA analysts as its primary audience. This book provides the most detailed information written to-date on DNA databases, low-level DNA, validation, and numerous other topics including a new chapter on legal aspects of DNA testing to prepare scientists for expert witness testimony. Over half of the content is new compared to previous editions. A forthcoming companion volume will cover interpretation issues. Contains the latest information - hot-topics and new technologies Well edited, attractively laid out, and makes productive use of its four-color format Author John Butler is ranked as the number one "high-impact author in legal medicine and forensic science, 2001 to 2011" by ScienceWatch.com.
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  • The subject matter of the ADPD conferences is unique in that it deals not only with issues related individually to Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, but also with the integration of these and other related diseases. The most up-to-date techniques and research findings are illustrated in this volume.
  • State of the science : background, history, and current threats / Steven M. Presley, Chris B. Pepper, Galen P. Austin, Ronald J. Kendall -- Threats and vulnerabilities associated with biological and chemical terrorism / Steven M. Presley, Galen P. Austin, Phil N. Smith, John White, Ronald J. Kendall -- Predicting and characterizing threat transport / Jeremy W. Leggoe, Chia-bo Chang, Stephen B. Cox, Steven M. Presley, Richard Zartman -- Assessment strategies for environmental protection from chemical and biological threats / Richard Zartman, Chai-Bo Chang, George P. Cobb, Joe Fralick, Steven M. Presley -- Chemical threat agent-induced latent (delayed) neurodegeneration / Jean Strahlendorf and Howard Strahlendorf -- Sensing biological and chemical threat agents / Gopal Coimbatore, Steven M. Presley, Jonathan Boyd, Eric J. Marsland, and George P. Cobb -- Phage display and its application for the detection and therapeutic intervention of biological threat agents / Joe A. Fralick and Prabhjit Chadha-Mohanty -- Personnel protective fabric technologies for chemical countermeasures / Seshadri Ramkumar, Utkarsh Sata, and Munim Hussain -- Pathogenic and toxic effects of select biological threat agents / Jia-Sheng Wang -- Conclusions and research needs for the future / Ronald J. Kendall, Galen P. Austin, Chia-bo Chang, George P. Cobb, Gopal Coimbatore, Stephen B. Cox, Joe A. Fralick, Jeremy W. Leggoe, Steven M. Presley, Seshadri S.Ramkumar, Philip N. Smith, Jean C. Strahlendorf, and Richard E. Zartman.
  • Despite the advances in conventional, and novel agent and high dose chemotherapy, multiple myeloma remains incurable. In order to overcome resistance to current therapies and improve patient outcome, novel biologically-based treatment approaches are being developed. Current translational research in multiple myeloma focusing on the development of molecularly-based novel targeted single-agent and combination therapies has great promise to achieve high frequency and durable responses in the majority of patients. This volume will focus on biology of multiple myeloma, especially on oncogenomic changes, cell signaling pathways and intermediate molecules that are being investigated for development of novel therapies. The book will present newer developments, providing an emphasis on basic science, as well as its significant clinical impact.
  • Despite the advances in conventional, and novel agent and high dose chemotherapy, multiple myeloma remains incurable. In order to overcome resistance to current therapies and improve patient outcome, novel biologically-based treatment approaches are being developed. Current translational research in multiple myeloma focusing on the development of molecularly-based novel targeted single-agent and combination therapies has great promise to achieve high frequency and durable responses in the majority of patients. This volume will focus on biology of multiple myeloma, especially on oncogenomic changes, cell signaling pathways and intermediate molecules that are being investigated for development of novel therapies. The book will present newer developments, providing an emphasis on basic science, as well as its significant clinical impact.
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  • Advances in bone metastasis management / Piero Picci & Pietro Ruggieri -- Pathways to metastases : how do metastases develop in bone / Jeff Toreson & Robert E. Turcotte -- Metastatic spread to bone : the role of chemotherapy / Stefano Ferrari, Emanuela Palmerini, Andreas F. Mavrogenis & Pietro Ruggieri -- Bone stroma inhibition in prostate cancer / Michael A. Carducci & Daniel Keizman -- Management of bone metastases in breast cancer / Toni Ibrahim & Dino Amadori -- Radiotherapy for bone metastases / Julia Di Giovanni, Janet Nguyen, Marko Popovic & Edward Chow -- Bisphosphonates for bone metastases / Esther Chan & Urban Emmenegger -- Surgical treatment for spinal metastases / Roberto Casadei, Andreas F. Mavrogenis, Marco Manfrini & Pietro Ruggieri -- Surgical treatment for pelvic bone metastases / Andreas F Mavrogenis, Eugenio Brunocilla, Giuseppe Bianchi, Nicola Fabbri & Pietro Ruggieri -- Surgical treatment for metastatic pathological fractures / Andreas F. Mavrogenis, Roberto Casadei & Pietro Ruggieri -- Palliative treatments : selective arterial embolization for bone metastases / Giuseppe Rossi, Andreas F. Mavrogenis, Piero Picci & Pietro Ruggieri -- Palliative treatments : electrochemotherapy and thermoablation / Giuseppe Bianchi, Laura Campanacci, Eugenio Rimondi & Pietro Ruggieri -- Novel targeted therapies of bone tumors and future directions / Dominique Heymann -- Index.
  • 1. Cancer Stem Cells: A Revisitation of the "Anaplasia" Concept / Roberto Scatena -- 2. Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells: New Insights / Toru Kondo -- 3. Molecular Biology of Cancer Stem Cells / Oswaldo Keith Okamoto -- 4. Biomarkers of Cancer Stem Cells / Jun Dou and Ning Gu -- 5. Cancer Stem Cells and the Microenvironment / Alfonso Colombatti, Carla Danussi, Eliana Pivetta, and Paola Spessotto -- 6. Leukemia Stem Cells / Steven W. Lane and David A. Williams -- 7. Cancer Stem Cells and the Central Nervous System / Serdar Korur, Maria Maddalena Lino, and Adrian Merlo -- 8. Cancer Stem Cells and Glioblastoma Multiforme: Pathophysiological and Clinical Aspects / Akio Soeda, Mark E. Shaffrey, and Deric M. Park -- 9. Breast Cancer Stem Cells / Nuria Rodríguez Salas, Enrique González González, and Carlos Gamallo Amat -- 10. Colon Cancer Stem Cells / Ugo Testa -- 11. Liver Tumor-Initiating Cells/Cancer Stem Cells: Past Studies, Current Status, and Future Perspectives / Kwan Ho Tang, Stephanie Ma, and Xin-Yuan Guan -- 12. Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells / Erica N. Proctor and Diane M. Simeone -- 13. Cancer Stem Cells and Renal Carcinoma / Benedetta Bussolati and Giovanni Camussi -- 14. Cancer Stem Cells: Proteomic Approaches for New Potential Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers / Patrizia Bottoni, Bruno Giardina, and Roberto Scatena -- 15. Cancer Stem Cells: An Innovative Therapeutic Approach / Roberto Scatena, Patrizia Bottoni, Alessandro Pontoglio, Salvatore Scarà, and Bruno Giardina -- 16. Cancer Stem Cell and ATP-Binding Cassette: Which Role in Chemoresistance? / Andrea Silvestrini, Elisabetta Meucci, Giuseppe Ettore Martorana, Bruno Giardina, and Alvaro Mordente -- 17. Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells: Biological and Clinical Interrelationships / Cinzia Bagalà and Carlo Barone -- 18. Immunomodulatory Functions of Cancer Stem Cells / Tobias Schatton, Jennifer Y. Lin, and Markus H. Frank.
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is the most common leukemia in the Western world. CLL has a highly varied clinical course. While advances in CLL therapy are noted, many patients still succumb to this illness. Like most progress in medicine, solid advances in the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of CLL are rooted in an in-depth understanding of the basic and translational biology of CLL. In this book, CLL experts have contributed state-of-the-art summaries of various important aspects of CLL biology and have discussed the translational implication of such findings. This book, which is directed at physicians and researchers alike, aims to educate broadly and deeply. Intentionally, the many aspects and nuances of CLL clinical care that can only really be appreciated through direct patient care are not covered here, but instead, the book presents basic aspects of CLL that underlie many of the contemporary decisions that are made in CLL research and clinical settings. We hope that this book will critically inform the community and stimulate interest in CLL, which will ultimately translate into better CLL research, prognostication and therapy, with the end goal of providing a better outlook for patients afflicted with this common leukemia.
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  • "Preface This book brings together a wide-ranging set of contributed articles that address emerging practices and future trends in cognitive engineering and neuroergonomics. Both aim to harmoniously integrate human operator and computational system, the former through a tighter cognitive fit and the latter a more effective neural fit with the system. The chapters in this book uncover novel discoveries and communicate new understanding and the most recent advances in the areas of workload and stress, activity theory, human error and risk, and neuroergonomic measures, as well as associated applications.--Provided by publisher.
  • Within our knowledge, the series of the International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics (ICCN) is the only conference series dedicating to cognitive neurodynamics. This volume is the proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics held in 2009, which reviews the progress in this field since the 1st ICCN -2007. The topics include: Neural coding and realistic neural network dynamics, Neural population dynamics, Firing Oscillations and Patterns in Neuronal Networks, Brain imaging, EEG, MEG, Sensory and Motor Dynamics, Global cognitive function, Multi-scalar Neurodyn
  • This book contains the Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics held in Japan, June 9-13, 2011. It reviews the progress in this field since the first ICCN in 2007. The participants were treated to an exciting and stimulating conference that left everyone with an enthusiastic vision for the future. The discussed topics in this book include: Neural coding and realistic neural network dynamics, Neural population dynamics, Firing Oscillations and Patterns in Neuronal Networks, Brain imaging, EEG, MEG, Sensory and Motor Dynamics, Global cognitive function, Multi-scalar Neurodynamics - from Physiology to Systems Theory, Neural computing, Emerging Technologies for Brain Computer Interfaces, Neural dynamics of brain disorders.
  • Overview, The IOM Report, and Integrated Marketing Communications -- Introduction: Childhood Obesity: Media, Advertising, Community, and Advocacy -- Progress on Public Policy: The Aftermath of the 2005 Institute of Medicine Report on Food Marketing and the Diets of Children and Youth -- Integrated Marketing Communications and Power Imbalance: The Strategic Nature of Marketing to Children and Adolescents by Food and Beverage Companies -- Legal, Ethical, and Policy Implications of Advertising -- The Role of Ethics in Food and Beverage Marketing to Children -- The New First Amendment and Its Implications for Combating Obesity Through Regulation of Advertising -- Self-regulation as a Tool for Promoting Healthier Children's Diets: Can CARU and the CFBAI Do More? -- Monitoring Food Company Marketing to Children to Spotlight Best and Worst Practices -- Measuring the Impact of Advertising Effects -- Children's Exposure to Food and Beverage Advertising on Television: Tracking Calories and Nutritional Content by Company Membership in Self-regulation -- The Role of Advertising on Attitudes and Consumption of Food and Beverage Products -- The Digital Food Marketing Landscape: Challenges for Researchers -- A Multi-Method Study to Understand How Youth Perceive and Evaluate Food and Beverage Advertisements -- A Global Perspective of Food Marketing and the Role of Place -- Adolescents' Response to Food Marketing in Delhi, India -- The Role of Schools in Food and Beverage Marketing: Significance, Challenges, Next Steps -- Outdoor Food and Beverage Advertising: A Saturated Environment -- Exploring Marketing Targeted at Youth in Food Stores -- Racial/Ethnic Minorities and Community Empowerment -- Understanding Community Perspectives: A Step Towards Achieving Food Marketing Equity -- Latino Youth and Obesity: Communication/Media Influence on Marketing -- Targeted Marketing of Junk Food to Ethnic Minority Youth: Fighting Back with Legal Advocacy and Community Engagement -- Communicating About Physical Activity -- Physical Activity, Media, and Marketing: Advances in Communications and Media Marketing -- Communities Leveraging the Assets of a National Social Marketing Campaign: Experiences with VERB[TM]. It's What You Do! -- Development and Release of the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: Children and Adolescents -- Thinking Outside the Box: Finding Solutions to Reverse Childhood Obesity -- Voluntary Health Organizations and Nonprofit Advocacy Organizations Play Critical Roles in Making Community Norms More Supportive of Healthier Eating and Increased Physical Activity -- Childhood Obesity and Exergames: Assessments and Experiences from Singapore -- Leveraging Industry Efforts to Fight Childhood Obesity: A Multi-Sectored Approach to Communications.
  • Bioinformatics databases, data mining, and pattern discovery -- Microarray, gene expression analysis, and gene regulatory networks -- Protein classification & structure prediction, and computational structural biology -- Comparative sequence, genome analysis, genome assembly, and genome scale computational methods -- Drug design, drug screening, and related topics -- Computational methods and diagnostic tools in biomedical -- General topics in bioinformatics.
  • Repair of DNA Interstrand Cross-links Produced by Cancer Chemotherapeutic Drugs /Anderson T. Wang, Peter J. McHugh --DNA-PK, a Pharmacological Target in Cancer Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy? /Bernard Salles D.V.M., Ph.D. --Growth Factor Receptor Signaling, DNA Damage Response, and Cancer Cell Susceptibility to Chemotherapy and Relapses /Moulay Alaoui-Jamali, Amine Saad, Gerald Batist --The Relationship Between DNA-Repair Genes, Cellular Radiosensitivity, and the Response of Tumors and Normal Tissues to Radiotherapy /David Murray, Matthew Parliament --Important Roles of ERCC1 in DNA Repair and Targeted Therapy /Jennifer J. Hu, Joseph de la Garza --The Role of BRCA1 and BRCA2 in Anticancer Drug Therapy /Andrew Y. Shuen, Jorge S. Reis-Filho --DNA-PK in CLL Chemotherapy /L. Amrein, D. Davidson, R. Aloyz, L. Panasci --Poly(ADP) Ribose Polymerase at the Interface of DNA Damage Signaling and DNA Repair /Jana Krietsch, Michele Rouleau, Michel Lebel --Cellular Protection Against the Antitumor Drug Bleomycin /Dindial Ramotar Ph.D., Mustapha Aouida Ph.D. --ATR as a Therapeutic Target /Fiona K. Middleton, Nicola J. Curtin --Telomeres, Telomerase, and DNA Damage Response in Cancer Therapy /Raina A. Tamakawa, Helen B. Fleisig --RAD51 Is a Key Protein of DNA Repair and Homologous Recombination in Humans /Alexander V. Mazin Ph.D., Olga M. Mazina.
  • Section 1. Understanding the fungi producing important mycotoxins -- Section 2. Media and method development in food mycology -- Section 3. Physiology and ecology of mycotoxigenic fungi -- Section 4. Control of fungi and mycotoxins in foods.
  • "This book discusses how human factors and ergonomics principles can be applied to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in patient care. The topics will include the design of work environments to improve satisfaction and well-being of patients, healthcare providers, and professionals. The utility of this area of research is to aid the design of systems and devices for effective and safe healthcare delivery"-- Provided by publisher.
  • "Based on recent research, this book discusses how to improve quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in patient care through the application of human factors and ergonomics principles. It provides guidance for those involved with the design and application of systems and devices for effective and safe healthcare delivery from both a patient and staff perspective. Its huge range of chapters covers everything from the proper design of bed rails to the most efficient design of operating rooms, from the development of quality products to the rating of staff patient interaction. It considers ways to prevent elderly patient falls and ways to make best use of electronic health records. It covers staff interactions with patients as well as staff interaction with computers and medical devices. It also provides way to improve organizational aspects in a healthcare setting, and approaches to modeling and analysis specifically targeting those work aspects unique to healthcare. Explicitly, the book contains the following subject areas: I. Healthcare and Service Delivery. II. Patient Safety. III. Modeling and Analytical Approaches. IV. Human-System Interface: Computers & Medical Devices. V. Organizational Aspects"--Provided by publisher.
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  • With an increase in the use of laparoscopic techniques for the treatment of abdominal wall hernias, this comprehensive book provides a detailed description of the most up-to-date techniques used in the laparoscopic repair of inguinal and ventral incisional hernias. Advances in Laparoscopy of the Abdominal Wall Hernia takes the reader step-by-step through two laparoscopic techniques used in inguinal hernia correction: Extraperitoneal (TEP) and Transabdominal (TAPP), and guides the reader through the fundamentals of ventral hernia repair. The authors aim to show methods of dealing with rarer hernias and those of atypical location. This book will also inform the reader of the various kinds of meshes used and provides knowledge on how to fix them, as well as the advantages, disadvantages and indications of this type of prosthesis. Written by experts in the field, Advances in Laparoscopy of the Abdominal Wall Hernia is a valuable reference tool to surgeons and medical practitioners working in this field.
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  • Pt. 1. Methodologies to measure cognition in natural medicine trials -- pt. 2. Vitamins and nutrients -- pt. 3. Essential fatty acids and neurocognition -- pt. 4. Herbal medicines, nutraceuticals and neurocognition.
  • Advances in neuroendocrine tumor management / Kjell Öberg -- Classification of digestive neuroendocrine neoplasm / Guido Rindi & Frediano Inzani -- Molecular profile and diagnosis / Christos Toumpanakis -- Surgical approach / Rossella Bettini & Massimo Falconi -- Somatostatin analogs / Wouter W. de Herder -- Combinational chemotherapy and radiotherapy / Emilio Bajetta, Emilio Bombardieri, Laura Catena, Monica Valente & Nadia Bianco -- Which therapy for which patient? / Kjell Öberg.
  • Physical implementation of the memristor at industrial scale sparked the interest from various disciplines, ranging from physics, nanotechnology, electrical engineering, neuroscience, to intelligent robotics. As any promising new technology, it has raised hopes and questions; it is an extremely challenging task to live up to the high expectations and to devise revolutionary and feasible future applications for memristive devices. The possibility of gathering prominent scientists in the heart of the Silicon Valley given by the 2011 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks held in San Jose, CA, has offered us the unique opportunity of organizing a series of special events on the present status and future perspectives in neuromorphic memristor science. This book presents a selection of the remarkable contributions given by the leaders of the field and it may serve as inspiration and future reference to all researchers that want to explore the extraordinary possibilities given by this revolutionary concept.
  • This book comprises proceedings from the Third International Conference on Advances in Nutrition and Cancer, held in Naples in May 2012. This highly multidisciplinary meeting analyzed nutrition and cancer from different perspectives and on the basis of distinct and up-to-date experimental approaches. Knowledge on the relation between lifestyle, diet, and cancer is explored in a number of contributions, and the role of dietary intervention in cancer patients is discussed. Issues of vital interest to the research community, such as epidemiological and experimental oncology (genetics, epigenetics, and the mechanisms of action of natural compounds in the diet), receive detailed consideration. A further key topic is the emerging molecular technologies (the -omics) that can cast light on the interplay between nutrition and human malignancies. Chapters take the form of reviews that include sections presenting expert opinions. Advances in Nutrition and Cancer will be an invaluable source of topical information for all researchers and clinicians with an interest in this field.
  • Advances in ovarian cancer management / Peter E. Schwartz -- Etiology and overview / Gang Ye, Stefanie Bernaudo & Chun Peng -- Diagnostic imaging in the management of ovarian masses / Amit Mahajan, Indukala Doddamane & Shirley McCarthy -- Initial surgical management of ovarian cancer / Jason Knight & Peter G. Rose -- Initial chemotherapy for the treatment of ovarian cancer / Katherine M. Moxley & Robert S. Mannel -- Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the management of advanced ovarian cancer / Peter E. Schwartz -- Intraperitoneal chemotherapy : its use in epithelial ovarian cancer / Neesha Dhani & Helen Mackay -- Chemotherapeutic management of recurrent ovarian cancer / Marcia Hall -- Emerging chemotherapy agents in ovarian cancer / Daliah Tsoref & Amit M. Oza -- Surgical management of recurrent ovarian cancer / Eelco de Bree -- Angiogenesis in ovarian cancer / Vincent Castonguay & Amit M. Oza -- Antigen-specific immunotherapy for ovarian cancer / Dana M. Roque & Alessandro D. Santin -- Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitors and epithelial ovarian cancer -- Thomas P. McNally, Gillianne G.Y. Lai & Richard T. Penson -- Emerging targeted therapies / Mirko Marabese & Massimo Broggini -- Palliative care in ovarian cancer / Cynthia O'Sullivan, Elizabeth Ercolano & Ruth McCorkle -- Guidelines in ovarian cancer / Domenica Lorusso, Antonella Pietragalla & Giovanni Scambia -- Index.
  • Advances in pancreatic cancer treatment / Helmut Friess & Norbert Hüser -- Pathophysiology of pancreatic cancer / J. Matthias Löhr, Stephan L. Haas & Rainer Heuchel -- Molecular diagnostics in pancreatic cancer / David K. Chang, Sean M. Grimmond & Andrew V. Biankin -- Surgical therapy for pancreatic cancer / Norbert Hüser, Volker Assfalg & Helmut Friess -- Multimodal treatment concepts in pancreatic cancer / Daniel Reim, Alexander Novotny & Helmut Friess -- Consensus guidelines in pancreatic cancer treatment / Wasif Saif -- Drugs in clinical trials & future directions / Zhiqiang Huang & Donald J. Buchsbaum.

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