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  • "The purpose and scope of the International Health Regulations (2005) are "to prevent, protect against, control and provide a public health response to the international spread of disease in ways that are commensurate with and restricted to public health risks, and which avoid unnecessary interference with international traffic and trade". Because the IHR (2005) are not limited to specific diseases but apply to new and ever-changing public health risks, they are intended to have long-lasting relevance in the international response to the emergence and spread of disease. The IHR (2005) also provide the legal basis for important health documents applicable to international travel and transport and sanitary protections for the users of international airports, ports, and ground crossings. This second edition contains the text of the IHR (2005), the text of World Health Assembly resolution WHA58.3, the version of the Health Part of the Aircraft General Declaration that entered into force on 15 July 2007, appendices containing a list of States Parties and State Party reservations and other communications in connection with the IHR (2005)."-- back cover.
  • Pt. I. Negotiating a Common Understanding -- ch. 1. The Global Market for Healthcare Technology -- pt. II. Argentina and Brazil -- ch. 2. Argentina -- ch. 3. Brazil -- pt. III. Australia -- ch. 4. The Therapeutic Goods Act of Australia -- ch. 5. General Therapeutic Device Labeling in Australia -- ch. 6. The Therapeutic Goods Amendment of 2002 -- pt. IV. Canada and Mexico -- ch. 7. The Food and Drugs Act of Canada -- ch. 8. General Medical Device Labeling in Canada -- ch. 9. Radiation-Emitting Device Labeling in Canada -- ch. 10. Mexico -- pt. V. China, Korea, and Thailand -- ch. 11. People's Republic of China -- ch. 12. Republic of Korea -- ch. 13. Thailand -- pt. VI. European Union -- ch. 14. The European Medical Device Directives -- ch. 15. The Medical Device Directive (MDD) --ch. 16. The Active Implantable Medical Device Directive (AIMDD) -- ch. 17. The In Vitro Diagnostic Device Directive (IVDD) -- pt. VII. Japan -- ch. 18. The Pharmaceutical Affairs Law of Japan -- ch. 19. General Medical Device Labeling in Japan -- pt. VIII. United States -- ch. 20. The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act -- ch. 21. General Device Labeling in the United States -- ch. 22. In Vitro Diagnostic Product Labeling -- ch. 23. Radiation-Emitting Device Labeling -- ch. 24. Bringing Devices to Market in the United States -- ch. 25. Good Manufacturing Practice in Labeling -- ch. 26. Special Labeling Requirements for Specific Devices in the United States -- pt. IX. Development of Device Labels -- ch. 27. Reducing Labeling Problems -- ch. 28. Designing Good Labeling -- Appendix A. U.S. Department of Commerce Medical Device Product Categories/Classification -- Appendix B. Australian Department of Health and Aging Classification of Devices -- Appendix C. International Symbols for Medical Device Marking -- Appendix D. Korean Medical Device Classification -- Appendix E. Japanese Medical Device Classification -- Appendix F. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Medical Device Classification -- Appendix G. Useful Web Sites.
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  • Country-level action to improve nutrition and health : the case of Chile in the last century / Jimenez, J. -- Global, regional, and country trends in underweight and stunting as indicators of nutrition and health of populations / Neufeld, L.M., Osendarp, S.J.M. -- Global distribution and disease burden related to micronutrient deficiencies / Black, R.E. -- Predicting the health effects of switching infant feeding practices for use in decision-making / Yarnoff, B.O., Allaire, B.T., Detzel, P. -- Addressing the double burden of malnutrition with a common agenda / Uauy, R., Garmendia, M.L., Corvalán, C. -- Summary on world nutrition situation / Uauy, R. -- Interventions to address maternal and childhood undernutrition : current evidence / Bhutta, Z.A., Das, J.K. -- Maternal nutrition interventions to improve maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes / Ramakrishnan, U., Imhoff-Kunsch, B., Martorell, R. -- Fetal growth restriction and preterm as determinants of child growth in the first two years and potential interventions / Christian, P. -- How can agricultural interventions contribute in improving nutrition health and achieving the MDGs in least-developed countries? / Dorward, A. -- Long-term consequences of nutrition and growth in early childhood and possible preventive interventions / Adair, L.S. -- Summary on evidence on interventions and field experiences / Black, R.E. -- The global epidemic of noncommunicable disease : the role of early-life factors / Singhal, A. -- Obesity and the metabolic syndrome in developing countries : focus on south Asians / Misra, A., Bhardwaj, S. -- Preventing atopy and allergic disease / Heine, R.G. -- Nutrition and chronic disease : lessons from the developing and developed world / Prentice, A.M. -- Summary on future perspectives / Singhal, A.
  • 1. Understanding spinal cord injury -- 2. A global picture of spinal cord injury -- 3. Prevention of spinal cord injury -- 4. Health care and rehabilitation needs -- 5. Health systems strengthening -- 6. Attitudes, relationships and adjustment -- 7. Spinal cord injury and enabling environments -- 8. Education and employment -- 9. The way forward, recommendations -- Technical appendices A-D -- Glossary -- Index.
  • Surgery of the Pancreatic Carcinoma --Basic Chapter /René Mantke, Hans Lippert --Commentary /Claudio Bassi, Giovanni Butturini, Roberto Salvia --Commentary /Thilo Hackert, Jens Werner, Markus W. Büchler --Commentary /Philippe Bachellier, E. Rosso, D. Jaeck --Commentary /Michael G. T. Raraty, John P. Neoptolemos --Commentary /Tadahiro Takada, Keita Wada, Keiji Sano --Commentary /Andrew L. Warshaw --Chronic Pancreatitis Surgery --Basic Chapter /Hans-Ulrich Schulz, René Mantke, Hans Lippert --Commentary /David B. Adams, Katherine A. Morgan --Commentary /P. C. Bornman --Commentary /Thilo Hackert, Markus W. Büchler --Commentary /Michael B. Farnell, Ashleigh L. Levendale --Commentary /A. Fingerhut, S. V. Shrikhande, P. J. Shukla --Commentary /Michael G. T. Raraty, John P. Neoptolemos --Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas: SCN, MCN, IPMN --Basic Chapter /Thilo Hackert, Stefan Fritz, Markus W. Büchler --Commentary /Katherine A. Morgan, David B. Adams --Commentary /Roberto Salvia, Marco Dal Molin, Claudio Bassi --Commentary /C. Max Schmidt --Commentary /Masao Tanaka --Surgery of Acute Pancreatitis --Basic Chapter /René Mantke, Hans-Ulrich Schulz, Hans Lippert --Commentary /Hans G. Beger, B. M. Rau, B. Poch --Commentary /Peter Fagenholz, Carlos Fernández-del Castillo --Commentary /H. G. Gooszen --Commentary /C. W. Imrie, C. R. Carter --Commentary /Åke Andrén-Sandberg --Commentary /Michael G. Sarr.
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  • Internet gambling 2012, Springer
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  • Offers insights gained through the contributors' individual experiences in family violence prevention and intervention within the African-American community as well as their backgrounds in writing, teaching, training, and researching in this area. This work is useful to professional and clinical settings - as well as a graduate-level study.
  • Introduction to normal values (reference ranges) -- Critical values -- Core blood analytes: alterations by diseases -- Urine -- Cardiovascular diseases -- Respiratory diseases -- Gastrointestinal diseases -- Hepatobiliary diseases and diseases of the pancreas -- Central and peripheral nervous system disorders -- Musculoskeletal and joint diseases -- Hematology -- Metabolic and hereditary disorders -- Endocrine diseases -- Genitourinary diseases -- Infectious diseases -- Autoimmune and miscellaneous diseases -- Disorders due to physical and chemical agents -- Therapeutic drug monitoring and drug effects -- Body substances.
  • Spirometry: dynamic lung volumes -- Static (absolute) lung volumes -- Diffusing capacity of the lungs -- Bronchodilators and bronchial challenge testing -- Arterial blood gases -- Other tests of lung mechanics: resistance and compliance -- Distribution of ventilation -- Maximal respiratory pressures -- Preoperative pulmonary function testing -- Simple tests of exercise capacity -- Patterns in various diseases -- When to test and what to order -- Approaches to interpreting pulmonary function tests -- Illustrative cases.
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  • Prostate brachytherapy has been the subject of heated debate among surgeons and the proponents of the various brachytherapy methods. This very first interdisciplinary book on the subject provides a comprehensive overview of innovations in low dose rate (LDR), high dose rate (HDR), and pulsed dose rate (PDR) interstitial brachytherapy for the management of local or locally advanced prostate cancer. In addition to detailed chapters on patient selection and the use of imaging in diagnostics, treatment guidance, and implantation control, background chapters are included on related medical physics issues such as treatment planning and quality assurance. The results obtained with the different treatment options and the difficult task of salvage treatment are fully discussed. All chapters have been written by internationally recognized experts in their fields who for more than a decade have formed the teaching staff responsible for the successful GEC-ESTRO/EAU Prostate Brachytherapy Teaching Course. This book will be invaluable in informing residents and others of the scientific background and potential of modern prostate brachytherapy. It will also prove a useful source of up-to-date information for those who specialize in prostate brachytherapy or intend to start an interstitial brachytherapy service.
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  • "Preface The aim of this book is to present in a single volume an overview and latest developments in time-to-event interval-censored methods along with application of such methods. The book is divided into three parts. Part I provides an introduction and overview of time-to-event methods for interval-censored data. Methodology is presented in Part II. Applications and related software appear in Part III. Part I consists of two chapters. In Chapter 1, Sun and Li present an overview of recent developments, with attention to nonparametric estimation and comparison of survival functions, regression analysis, analysis of multivariate clustered- and analysis of competing risks interval-censored data. In Chapter 2, Yu and Hsu provide a review of models for interval-censored (IC) data, including: independent interval censorship models, the full likelihood model, various models for C1, C2, and MIC data as well as multivariate IC models. Part II consists of seven chapters (3-9). Chapters 3, 4 and 5 deal with interval-censored methods for current status data. In Chapter 3, Banerjee presents: likelihood based inference, more general forms of interval censoring, competing risks, smoothed estimators, inference on a grid, outcome misclassi- cation, and semiparametric models. In Chapter 4, Zhang presents regression analyses using the proportional hazards model, the proportional odds model, and a linear transformation model, as well as considering bivariate current status data with the proportional odds model. In Chapter 5, Kim, Kim, Nam and Kim develop statistical analysis methods for dependent current status data and utilize the R Package CSD to analyze such data"--Provided by publisher.
  • Intervening in the brain 2007, Springer
  • Intervention in the brain 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    The human brain : an introduction --Brain intervention : state of the art --Neuroethics and neuropolicy --Implications for political behavior : addiction, sex differences, and aggression --Individual responsibility and the criminal justice system --Implications for social behavior, racism, and conflict --The media, commercial and military applications and public policy --Neuroscience and the definition of death --Politics and the brain.
  • "The aim of this book is to present a concise yet instructive overview of the most common interventional and therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures. Although there exists a large amount of literature dealing with therapeutic endoscopy, this publication stands out for several reasons: To begin with, it has been written by a highly selected group of international experts who contribute their own tried and tested tips and tricks. The various techniques are described in a homogeneous fashion, making it easy for the endoscopist to single out the important aspects for his or her own practice. Moreover, the data presented follows evidence-based guidelines, but does not inundate the reader with confusing facts and numbers. Finally, the book is illustrated like an atlas, featuring real-life pictures enhanced by explanatory drawings and algorithms." "This textbook is directed at residents, fellows, gastroenterologists and surgeons interested in therapeutic endoscopy. As the majority of the procedures described are classics that have stood the test of time, it will be a useful companion for many years to come."--BOOK JACKET.
  • The field of interventional bronchoscopy is rapidly expanding and has emerged as a new and exciting subspecialty in pulmonary medicine. To date, the impact of interventional bronchoscopy procedures has been felt in diagnosis, staging, and management of lung cancer, the most lethal cancer worldwide. Interventional Bronchoscopy: A Clinical Guide provides a state-of-the art description of interventional bronchoscopy procedures, addressing the scientific basis, indications, techniques, results, complications, and cost issues.
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  • Percutaneous mitral balloon valvuloplasty for patients with rheumatic mitral stenosis : immediate and long-term followup results / Igor F. Palacios -- Balloon aortic and pulmonic valvuloplasty / Ted E. Feldman, Timothy A. Sanborn, and William W. O'Neill -- Pathophysiology and percutaneous coronary sinus repair of mitral regurgitation / Nicholas Valettas, Joseph H. Gorman III, and Robert C. Gorman -- Percutaneous coronary sinus approach to the treatment of mitral regurgitation / Fumiaki Ikeno ... [et al.] -- Percutaneous mitral valve repair with the edge-to-edge technique / Frederick G. St. Goar ... [et al.] -- Percutaneous valve insertion for the treatment of calcific aortic valve stenosis / Alain Cribier ... [et al.] -- Patent foramen ovale : neurological considerations / Steven R. Messa, Scott E. Kasner, and Anthony Furlan -- CardioSEAL, cardioSEAL-STARFlex, and PFO-star closure of PFO / Michael J. Landzberg -- Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale with the amplatzer PFO occluder : European experience / Andreas Wahl, Stephan Windecker, and Bernhard Meier --Transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects using the amplatzer devices / Hitendra Patel ... [et al.] -- An overview of device closure of ventricular septal defects using the amplatzer devices / Ralf Holzer, Qi-Ling Cao, and Ziyad M. Hijazi -- Left atrial appendage occlusion / Mark Reisman -- Devices for myocardial preservation / Simon R. Dixon and William W. O'Neill -- Percutaneous mechanical assist devices / Suresh R. Mulukutla and Howard A. Cohen -- Alcohol septal ablation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy / Haran Burri and Ulrich Sigwart -- Therapeutic angiogenesis and myocardial regeneration / G. Chad Hughes and Brian H. Annex -- Renal and iliac intervention / Michael T. Caulfield, Dharsh Fernando, and Kenneth Rosenfield -- Percutaneous carotid artery stenting / Cameron Haery and Jay S. Yadav -- Aortic stent grafting : percutaneous and surgical approaches / Omaida C. Velazquez, Edward Woo, and Ronald M. Fairman -- Interventional echocardiography / Frank E. Silvestry -- 3D angiography / Nathan E. Green ... [et al.] -- Interventional cardiovascular MRI : current status and future directions / Milind Y. Desai, Albert C. Lardo, and Joao A.C. Lima.
  • Systems for Interventional MRI /Stephen G. Hushek --Pulse Sequences for Interventional MRI /Walter F. Block and Benjamin P. Grabow --MR-Compatible Instruments for Interventional MRI /Harald H. Quick --Navigation Techniques for MRI-Guided Interventions /Harald Busse, Thomas Kahn and Michael Moche --Safety Considerations in Interventional MRI /Harald Kugel --Anesthetic Concerns in the MR Environment /Ramon Martin --MRI Guidance of Minimally Invasive Cranial Applications /Chip Truwit, Alastair J. Martin and Walter A. Hall --MRI Guidance of Intracranial Tumor Resections /Daniela Kuhnt, Miriam H. A. Bauer, Oliver Ganslandt and Christopher Nimsky --MRI Guidance of Musculoskeletal Interventions /Roberto Blanco Sequeiros, Jan Fritz and John A. Carrino --High-Field Open MRI-Guided Interventions /Ulf K.-M. Teichgräber, Florian Streitparth and Felix V. Güttler --MR-Guided Breast Interventions /Karin Hellerhoff and Clemens Cyran --MRI Guidance of Vascular Applications /Gabriele A. Krombach --Magnetic Resonance-Guided Embolization of Low-Flow Vascular Malformations /Sumera Ali, Clifford R. Weiss, Daniel P. Hsu and Jonathan S. Lewin --MRI Guidance of Cardiac Applications /Tarique Hussain, Israel Valverde, Reza Razavi and Tobias Schaeffter --MR-Guided Prostate Biopsy /Derya Yakar and Jurgen J. Fütterer --MRI-Guided Therapeutic Procedures in Recurrent Prostate Cancer /David A. Woodrum, Akira Kawashima, Krzysztof R. Gorny and Lance A. Mynderse --MRI-Guided Thermal Ablation Techniques /R. Jason Stafford and Kamran Ahrar --MR Thermometry /Viola Rieke --MRI-Guided Laser Ablation in the Liver /Christian Rosenberg and Norbert Hosten --MRI-Guided RF Ablation in the Liver /Hansjörg Rempp, Rüdiger Hoffmann, Stephan Clasen and Philippe L. Pereira --MRI-Guided RF Ablation in the Kidney /Sherif G. Nour and Jonathan S. Lewin --MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound Treatment of Uterine Fibroids /Wladyslaw M. Gedroyc --MRI-Guided High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Sonication of Liver and Kidney /Baudouin Denis de Senneville, Mario Ries, Lambertus W. Bartels and Chrit T. W. Moonen --MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound of the Brain /Rivka R. Colen and Ferenc A. Jolesz --MRI-Guided Brachytherapy in the Liver /Uta Wonneberger, Frank Fischbach, Jürgen Bunke, Kerstin Jungnickel and Jens Ricke --MRI-Guided Microwave Ablation /Shigehiro Morikawa, Shigeyuki Naka, Hiroyuki Murayama, Yoshimasa Kurumi and Tohru Tani, et al. --MRI-Guided Stem Cell Therapy /Tina Ehtiati and Dara L. Kraitchman --MR-Guided Delivery and Tracking of Cellular Therapeutics /Paul A. DiCamillo and Clifford R. Weiss --Hybrid MRI Systems and Applications /Wesley D. Gilson and Frank Wacker --Simultaneous Ultrasound Imaging and MRI Acquisition /Lorena Petrusca, Magalie Viallon, Sylvain Terraz, Valeria de Luca and Zarko Celicanin, et al. --Simultaneous Endoscopy and MRI Acquisition /Hasnine A. Haque, Shigehiro Morikawa, Shigeyuki Naka, Yoshimasa Kurumi and Hiroyuki Murayama, et al.
  • 1. Pre-operative Evaluation -- History -- 2. Pre-operative Evaluation -- Physical Examination -- 3. Admission After Intervention -- When and Why -- 4. Communicating Effectively for Interventional Nephrologists -- 5. Anticoagulants and Thrombolytics -- 6. Non-invasive Screening and Testing for PAD in CKD patients -- 7. Overview of PAD Treatment in the CKD Population: Indications, Medical Strategies, and Endovascular Techniques -- 8. Unconventional Venous Access: Percutaneous Translumbar and Transhepatic Venous Access for Hemodialysis -- 9. Approach to a Non-Functioning Catheter -- 10. Approach to the Infected Catheter -- 11. Approach to a Patient Referred for Vascular Mapping -- 12. Approach to Arteriovenous Access -- 13. Approach to a Patient with Non-maturing AV Fistula -- 14. Approach to an Arteriovenous Access with Hyperpulsatile Pulse -- 15. Approach to an Arteriovenous Access with a Faint Thrill -- 16. Approach to an Arteriovenous Access with No Thrill, Bruit, or Pulse -- 17. Approach to Patient with Arteriovenous Access Presenting with Hand Pain -- 18. Central Vein Stenosis -- 19. Approach to a Patient with Pseudoaneurysm -- 20. Approach to Chest Pain During Dialysis -- 21. Approach to Cyanotic Digits and Hand Paresis -- 22. Approach to an Abnormal Surveillance Measurement -- 23. Arterial Stenosis Affecting Arteriovenous Fistulae and Grafts in Hemodialysis Patients: Approach to Diagnosis and Management -- 24. Approach to the Patient with Suspected Renal Artery Stenosis -- 25. Vascular Injury During Interventions -- 26. Pulmonary Embolism Associated with Dialysis Access Procedure -- 27. Stent Migration -- 28. Foreign Body Retrieval -- 29. Contrast and Medication Allergic Reactions -- 30. The Management of Serious Adverse Events Associated with Interventional Procedures -- 31. Preoperative Evaluation of a Patient for Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter -- Operative Considerations for Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter -- Approach to a Patient with Visceral Perforation.
  • The objective ofthe Techniquesin Interventional Radiology series is to provide easily accessible technique specific information on interventional radiology procedures, suitable for reference in the IR room or as a carry-around guide. Each volume has an EU and US editor so that the perspectives presented are balanced across these two major centres of interventional radiology. Each volume has a consistent template for easy and quick reference, with step-by-step bullet points, key point summaries at the end of each chapter and illustrations/line drawings as a visual aid. Interventional Neuroradiology will bring to the fore the collective wisdom of specialist interventional neuroradiologists, for their own reference and more crucially for the reference of trainees in interventional neuroradiology. This book will appeal to thosealready practisinginterventional neuroradiology and those taking fellowships in the speciality from neurology, neurosurgery or neuroradiology.
  • Accurate interpretation of indications for treatment is the cornerstone of success in medicine. This book carefully examines the relation between clinical features, diagnosis, and choice of minimally invasive technique for a range of spine pathologies. It explains how selection of technique is intimately related to clinical and diagnostic aspects and how recognition of this relation forms the foundation for an optimal outcome. In addition to examining the various minimally invasive options, including the latest techniques, careful attention is paid to the role of medical treatment in avoiding recurrence after initial therapy. Nerve blocks, epidural injections, and intradiscal procedures are among the many options available in the armamentarium of the interventionalist, and advice is given on their use in different contexts.
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  • Interventional oncology 2012, Springer
    Interventional Oncology is a fast-growing new field, as well as an emerging specialty. Many minimally-invasive, imaging-guided procedures seem set to replace more traditional open surgical techniques of treating solid tumors in a variety of organs. The aim of this book is to describe new interventional radiological methods in a succinct and practical form. Diagnostic radiological considerations relevant to the selection and follow-up of patients are also covered. The book begins with an overview of the basic principles of current interventional techniques, including thermal ablation, high intensity focused ultrasound, and embolization. Later chapters focus on tumors of the liver, kidney, lung, and bone, placing new interventional techniques in context by referring to the surgical and oncologic methods of treating the same conditions. With an emphasis on best practices, Interventional Oncology: A Practical Guide for the Interventional Radiologist will serve as a definitive guide to practicing physicians involved in this rapidly evolving field.
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    New bronchoscopic instrumentation : a review and update in rigid bronchoscopy / Yarmus and Feller-Kopman -- Laser bronchoscoopy, electrosurgery, APC, and microdebrider / Bolliger -- Update on cryotherapy, brachytherapy, and photodynamic therapy / Lahm, Sheski -- Airway stents / Lee, Kupeli, Mehta -- High-resolution brochoscopy : bringing these modalities into focus / Riker -- Endoscopic staging of lung cancer / Yasufuku -- Medical thoracoscopy / Villanueva, Gonzalez -- Tunneled pleural catheters / MacEachern, Stather, Tremblay -- Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction in COPD / Diaz-Guzman, Mehta -- Bronchial thermoplasty / Mayse, Castro -- Sedation, analgesia and anesthesia for airway procedures / Nystrom, Mathur -- Advanced bronchoscopic techniques for diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary lesions / Lee, Ost -- Bronchoscopic treatment of peripheral lung nodules / Puchalskim Sterman -- Percutaneous dilational tracheostomy / Lamb -- Training in interventional pulmonology / Wang, Silvestri -- Role of bronchoscopy in lung transplant patients / von Garnier, Chhajed.
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  • General principles of biopsy and drainage -- Liver biopsy -- Chest biopsy -- Mediastinal biopsy -- Bone biopsy -- Adrenal biopsy -- Renal biopsy -- Pancreatic biopsy -- Lymph node biopsy -- Splenic biopsy -- Thyroid biopsy -- Prostate biopsy -- Drainage of abdominal fluid collections -- Drainage of pelvic fluid collections -- Drainage of intrathoracic fluid collections -- Liver cyst/abscess drainage -- Drainage of pancreatic abscess and fluid collections -- Percutaneous biliary drainage and stenting -- Percutaneous cholecystostomy and cholecystolithotomy -- Percutaneous nephrostomy and antegrade ureteric stenting -- Fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous renal access for treatment of stone disease -- Percutaneous gastrostomy and gastrojejunostomy.
  • The Techniques in Interventional Radiology series of handbooks describes in detail the various interventional radiology procedures and therapies that are in current practice.The series comprises a number of titles, which cover procedures in angioplasty and stenting, transcatheter embolization and therapy, biopsy and drainage, ablation, pediatric interventional radiology and neurointerventional radiology. Each book is laid out in bullet point format, so that the desired information can be located quickly and easily. Interventional radiologists at all stages, from trainees through to specialists, will find this book a valuable asset for their practice.Interventional Radiology Techniques in Ablation is a practical and concise guide to contemporary techniques in image-guided tumor ablation. This handbook is intended to serve as a quick reference for physicians in interventional radiology training as well as a resource for IR technologists, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
  • Interventions in Pulmonary Medicine is an important new volume that addresses all areas of interventional pulmonology, a minimally invasive endoscopic way to diagnose and treat lung disorders. This volume contains dedicated chapters that outline the many issues related to lung cancer, both in early and advanced stages, from diagnosis to personalized treatment. It also covers bronchoscopic therapeutic options to benign conditions that are highly prevalent, such as COPD and asthma. Techniques described in this volume are: laser therapy, argon plasma coagulation therapy, cryotherapy, brachytherapy, placement of intrapleural drainage systems, endoscopic treatment of emphysema, stents in the airway, and thermoplasty for bronchial asthma. Diagnostic procedures that are covered are: medical thoracoscopy, flexible and rigid bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound, electromagnetical navigation, and trends in personalized treatment for lung cancer and other benign lung conditions. Chapters are written by experts and the developers of the techniques that are currently considered gold standard. Evidence-based reviews are presented for all topics and indications, and contraindications are discussed. Interventions in Pulmonary Medicine is a must have for pulmonologists, endoscopists, pulmonary oncologists, ENT physicians, thoracic surgeons, anesthesiologists, and intensive care specialists and their teams.
  • Intervertebral disc 2014, Springer
    The intervertebral disc is composed of a complex tissue that separates neighboring vertebrae, permits a wide range of motion, and cushions the high biomechanical forces on the spine. Disc degeneration leads to a loss of function and is often associated with excruciating pain. Written by leading scientists and clinicians, this is the only book in the past fifty years devoted entirely to the study of the intervertebral disc. The first part of the book provides a review of the basic biology of the disc in health and disease. The second part considers strategies for mitigating the effects of disc degeneration and discusses the possibility of engineering replacement tissues. The final section is dedicated to approaches that model normal development, and the elucidation of the pathogenesis of degenerative disc disease using animal, organ and cell culture techniques. This unique and authoritative book bridges the gap between the basic and clinical sciences; its target audience includes basic scientists, orthopedists, neurologists, rehabilitation and physical therapists, primary care physicians and chiropractors, while it also addresses the needs of graduate students, medical students, interns, fellows, and patients who suffer from disc-related pathologies.
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  • Intolerable burden of malaria. II 2004, NCBI Bookshelf
  • This volume acquaints the non-neuropathologist with the advantages of clinical-radiologic-pathologic correlation in neuropathology specimens, particularly in the intra-operative environment. This volume covers the enormous and sometimes insurmountable artifacts involed with freezing tissue, especially central nervous system tissue and how a good cytology preparation can add to, or even supply in isolation, a diagnosis. The text presents how to perform, and stain the cytologic preparations, and how to interpret them. The advantages and disadvantages of both frozen sections and cytologic preparations of various kinds are discussed. The presentation and format is very visual with diagrams, tables (including pearls and pitfalls), and many figures (therefore easy reading).An introductory chapter presents the pros and cons of supplemental cytology, the advantages and disadvantages of frozen sections, and the artifacts in both. Also included is an argument for knowing what the scans reveal and the impact of relevant patient history. The volume uses a case-based approach to show correlation between scan, history, frozen section and cytologic preparations.With the combination of extensive correlation of scans, cytology and frozen section with differential diagnosis, and analysis of the information crucial to the neurosurgeon in a case-based approach and with a special chapter written by a neuroradiologist, this volume is unique in presentation and utility and will be of great value to the trainee in pathology (residents/fellows), and practicing pathologists who include neuropathology in their practice, but do not have formal fellowship training in neuropathology.
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    Introduction -- Atrial chambers: gross anatomy and intracardiac phased-array echocardiography imaging -- Interatrial septum -- Role of intracardiac echocardiography for ablation of ventricular tachycardia -- Abnormal anatomy: left atrial structures -- Intracardiac echocardiography during catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation -- Transcatheter occlusion of left atrial appendage for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation--potential role for intracardiac echocardiography -- Intracardiac echocardiography: transseptal catheterization -- Right atrium: ICE in anatomic definition, mapping and ablation -- Intracardiac echocardiography in the congenital catheterization laboratory -- Intrapericardial echocardiography: a novel catheter-based approach to cardiac imaging -- Three-dimensional echocardiography--future applications in interventional cardiology -- Future of image-guided therapies in interventional electrophysiology.
  • Intracellular delivery : 2011, Springer
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    Management of intracranial metastases: history / Deric Minwoo Park, Jerome B. Posner -- The epidemiology of brain metastasis / Dima Suki -- The biology of brain metastasis / Isaiah J. Fidler -- Brain metastases: histopathologic evaluation and diagnostic pitfalls / Teresa Ribalta, Gregory N. Fuller -- Imaging of metastatic tumors of the brain / Norman E. Leeds, Edward F. Jackson, Ashok J. Kumar -- Intracranial metastases: medical management and prognostic factors / Susanne M. Arnold, Roy A. Patchell -- Surgical management and techniques / Frederick F. Lang -- Whole-brain radiation therapy / Ritsuko Komaki, Eric Chang -- Radiosurgery for single and multiple brain metastases / Minesh P. Mehta, Ivo Tremont-Lukats -- Stereotactic radiation of intracranial metastases / Griffith R. Harsh IV -- Chemotherapy for brain metastases / Sigmund H. Hsu, W. K. Alfred Yung -- Metastatic lung cancer / James L. Frazier, Ira M. Garonzik, Laurence D. Rhines -- Current management strategies in intracranial breast cancer metastasis / Stacy Moulder, David H. Johnson, Steven A. Toms -- Management of brain metastasis in malignant melanoma patients / Andrew A. Kanner, Gene H. Barnett -- Brain metastases from renal cell carcinoma / Fadi Hanbali, Jeffrey S. Weinberg -- Metastatic colorectal carcinoma / Vijayabalan Balasingam, Ian E. McCutcheon -- Brain metastasis from cancer of an unknown primary site / Robert J. Bohinski, Ronald E. Warnick -- Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis: diagnosis and management / Morris D. Groves, Jr. -- Brain metastases from gynecologic cancers / Maciej S. Lesniak, Alessandro Olivi -- Brain metastases from genitourinary cancer: germ cell, testicular, prostate and bladder cancer / Philip V. Theodosopoulos, James L. Rubenstein, Michael W. McDermott -- Brain metastasis from upper gastrointestinal tract cancers: esophageal, gastric, hepatic, gallbladder, and pancreatic / Jeffrey S. Weinberg, Renato Lenzi, Ziya L. Gokaslan -- Brain metastases from thyroid carcinoma and other endocrine malignancies / Rena Vassilopoulou-Sellin -- Brain metastasis from sarcomas / Andrew E. Sloan, Michael Kraut -- Metastatic tumors of the skull base / Fadi Hanbali, Franco DeMonte -- Neuropsychological impact of the brain metastasis and its treatment / Anne E. Kayl, Christina A. Meyers -- Adjuvant approaches for preventing brain metastases / David G Menter, Anita L. Sabichi, Scott M. Lippman -- Intracranial metastases: management guidelines and decision making / Syed Enam, Jack P. Rock.
  • Digitised ICP over Three Decades --Latency Relationships Between Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity and Intracranial Pressure --The Linear Relationship Between Transcranial Doppler Pulsatility Indices and Intracranial Pressure Is Influenced by Traumatic Brain Injury and Vasospasm --Time Constant of the Cerebral Arterial Bed --Pulse Amplitude and Lempel-Ziv Complexity of the Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure Signal --Association Between ICP Pulse Waveform Morphology and ICP B Waves --Computerized Data Analysis of Neuromonitoring Parameters Identifies Patients with Reduced Cerebral Compliance as Seen on CT --Early Warning of EUSIG-Defined Hypotensive Events Using a Bayesian Artificial Neural Network --Trigger Characteristics of EUSIG-Defined Hypotensive Events --Go Green! Reusing Brain Monitoring Data Containing Missing Values: A Feasibility Study with Traumatic Brain Injury Patients --Investigation of the Relationship Between Transcranial Impedance and Intracranial Pressure --Bioinformatics Analysis of Mortality Associated with Elevated Intracranial Pressure in Children --A Versatile Software for Assessment of CSF Dynamics --Modified Brainstem Auditory Evoked Responses in Patients with Non-brainstem Compressive Cerebral Lesions --Analysis of Intracranial Pressure Time Series Using Wavelets (Haar Basis Functions) --Stationarity in Neuromonitoring Data --Is ICP Solid or Fluid? In Vitro Biomechanical Model Using a Fluid-Saturated Gel --Implantable ICP Monitor for Improved Hydrocephalus Management --Intracranial Pressure Telemetry: First Experience of an Experimental In Vivo Study Using a New Device --Telemetric ICP Measurement with the First CE-Approved Device: Data from Animal Experiments and Initial Clinical Experiences --The New ICP Minimally Invasive Method Shows That the Monro-Kellie Doctrine Is Not Valid --Non-Invasively Estimated ICP Pulse Amplitude Strongly Correlates with Outcome After TBI.Realization of a Comprehensive Non-invasive Detection of Intracranial Pressure Analyzer Based upon FVEP and TCD --Electrophysiological Monitoring of Cochlear Function as a Non-invasive Method to Assess Intracranial Pressure Variations --Autoregulatory Model Comparison and Optimisation Methodology --Assessment of Cerebral Autoregulation from Respiratory Oscillations in Ventilated Patients After Traumatic Brain Injury --Monitoring of the Association Between Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity and Intracranial Pressure --How Does Moderate Hypocapnia Affect Cerebral Autoregulation in Response to Changes in Perfusion Pressure in TBI Patients? --Correlation of Clinical Outcome and Angiographic Vasospasm with the Dynamic Autoregulatory Response After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage --Comparison of a New Brain Tissue Oxygenation Probe with the Established Standard --Comparing Brain Tissue Oxygen Measurements and Derived Autoregulation Parameters from Different Probes (Licox vs. Raumedic) --Experimental Comparison of the Measurement Accuracy of the Licox® and Raumedic® Neurovent-PTO Brain Tissue Oxygen Monitors --Is PbrO2 Pressure Reactivity Index (ORx) Dependent on the Type of Oxygen Probe? An In Vivo Study --Continuous Quantitative Monitoring of Cerebral Oxygen Metabolism in Neonates by Ventilator-Gated Analysis of NIRS Recordings --Near Infrared Spectroscopy as Possible Non-invasive Monitor of Slow Vasogenic ICP Waves --Drift of the Bowman Hemedex® Cerebral Blood Flow Monitor Between Calibration Cycles --Quantification of Pulsatile Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow within the Prepontine Cistern --Delta-ADC (Apparent Diffusion Coefficient) Analysis in Patients with Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus --Evidence for Altered Spinal Canal Compliance and Cerebral Venous Drainage in Untreated Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension --Automated Extraction of Decision Rules for Predicting Lumbar Drain Outcome by Analyzing Overnight Intracranial Pressure --Lack of Correlation of Overnight Monitoring Data and Lumbar Infusion Data in iNPH Patients.Shunt-Dependent Hydrocephalus Following Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Correlates with Increased S100B Levels in Cerebrospinal Fluid and Serum --Normal Hypocretin-1 (Orexin A) Levels in Cerebrospinal Fluid in Patients with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension --Frontal and Temporal Horn Ratio: A Valid and Reliable Index to Determine Ventricular Size in Paediatric Hydrocephalus Patients? --Intraventricular Cooling During CSF Infusion Studies --An Uncommon Case of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension with Diagnostic Pitfalls --Micro-fabricated Shunt to Mimic Arachnoid Granulations for the Treatment of Communicating Hydrocephalus --On the Method of a Randomised Comparison of Programmable Valves with and Without Gravitational Units: The SVASONA Study --Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Results of a Prospective Cohort of 236 Shunted Patients --Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (iNPH) and Co-Morbidity: An Outcome Analysis of 134 Patients --Intracranial Pressure Measurement in Infants Presenting with Progressive Macrocephaly and Enlarged Subarachnoid Spaces --Treatment Options for Intracranial Arachnoid Cysts: A Retrospective Study of 69 Patients --A Microdialysis Study of Oral Vigabatrin Administration in Head Injury Patients: Preliminary Evaluation of Multimodality Monitoring --The Atrial Natriuretic Peptide Does Not Serve Osmoregulation but Predicts Outcome Following Brain Injury --Bedside Study of Cerebral Critical Closing Pressure in Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Transcranial Doppler Study --Traumatic Brain Injury in the Elderly: A Significant Phenomenon --Fixed, Dilated Pupils Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Historical Perspectives, Causes and Ophthalmological Sequelae --Why Mortality Is Still High with Modern Care of 613 Evacuated Mass Lesions Presented as Severe Head Injuries 1999-2009 --Late Decompressive Craniectomy as Rescue Treatment for Refractory High Intracranial Pressure in Children and Adults --CT Angiography as a Confirmatory Test in Brain Death.The Imaging Diagnosis and Prognosis Assessment of Patients with Midbrain Injury in the Acute Phase of Craniocerebral Injury --The Effect of Intraventricular Thrombolysis in Combination with Low-Frequency Head Motion After Severe Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Interim Analysis of Safety, Clot Clearance Rate and Delayed Cerebral Ischemia --Early CT Perfusion Measurement After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Screening Method to Predict Outcome? --Cerebrospinal Fluid Lactate Concentration After Withdrawal of Metabolic Suppressive Therapy in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage --Effect of Increased ICP and Decreased CPP on DND and Outcome in ASAH --Prior Statin Use Has No Effect on Survival After Intracerebral Hemorrhage in a Multiethnic Asian Patient Cohort --The Impact of Silver Nanoparticle-Coated and Antibiotic-Impregnated External Ventricular Drainage Catheters on the Risk of Infections: A Clinical Comparison of 95 Patients --Dependence of Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure and Volume on the Changes in Serum Osmolarity in Cats --The Effect of Body Position on Intraocular and CSF Pressures in the Lateral Ventricle, and in Cortical and Lumbar Subarachnoid Spaces in Cats --Pressure Reactivity Index Correlates with Metabolic Dysfunction in a Porcine Model of Intracerebral Hemorrhage --Evidence of Spreading Depolarizations in a Porcine Cortical Intracerebral Hemorrhage Model --Spontaneous Cortical Spreading Depression and Intracranial Pressure Following Acute Subdural Hematoma in a Rat --The Peptide AF-16 and the AF Protein Counteract Intracranial Hypertension --Influence of Isoflurane on Neuronal Death and Outcome in a Rat Model of Traumatic Brain Injury --Correlation of the Intracranial Pressure to the Central Venous Pressure in the Late Phase of Acute Liver Failure in a Porcine Model --Visualisation of Cortical pO2 During an Epidural Mass Lesion in Rodents --Development of an Experimental Model to Study the Pathophysiology of Cerebral Salt Wasting Following Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.
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  • Intradermal immunization 2012, Springer
    Understanding the murine cutaneous dendritic cell network to improve intradermal vaccination strategies -- Insight into the immunobiology of human skin and functional specialization of skin dendritic cell subsets to innovate intradermal vaccination design -- Delivery systems for intradermal vaccination -- Targeting skin dendritic cells to improve intradermal vaccination -- Intradermal rabies vaccination : the evolution and future of pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis -- Intradermal vaccination to protect against yellow fever and influenza -- The dermis as a portal for dendritic cell-targeted immunotherapy of cutaneous melanoma -- DNA vaccines and intradermal vaccination by DNA tattooing
  • Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) represent an opportunity to treat pancreatic tumors before they develop into aggressive, hard-to-treat cancers. Beginning with morphological classification and its clinical significance, natural history, and malignant change of both main duct and branch duct IPMNs, this book covers the whole field of IPMNs of the pancreas. It reviews the various methods of investigation: imaging, diagnostic investigation of cyst fluid, and those using pancreatic juice; and also examines aspects ranging from the development of malignancy to the timing and method of resection, focusing on both main duct and branch duct IPMNs. Aimed at residents, clinical fellows, and pancreatologists who treat patients with this common disease of the pancreas, this book is a landmark in the current understanding and future perspectives of IPMNs of the pancreas.
  • Site-2 protease at ten -- Signal peptide peptidases -- GXGD-type intramembrane proteases -- Rhomboid intramembrane serine proteases -- Proteases of the Rhomboid family in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae -- [gamma]-Secretase and Alzheimer's disease -- [gamma]-Secretase mediated proteolysis: at the cutting edge of notch signaling.
  • Intraoperative imaging 2011, Springer
    From vision to reality: the origins of intraoperative MR imaging -- Development of intraoperative MRI: a personal journey -- Lows and highs: 15 years of development in intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging -- Intraoperative imaging in neurosurgery: where will the future take us? -- Development and design of low field compact intraoperative MRI for standard operating room -- Low field intraoperative MRI in glioma surgery -- Intraoperative MRI (ioMRI) in the setting of awake craniotomies for supratentorial glioma resection -- Glioma extent of resection and ultra-low-field iMRI: interim analysis of a prospective randomized trial -- Impact of a low-field intraoperative MRI on the surgical results for high-grade gliomas -- Intraoperative MRI and functional mapping -- Information-guided surgical management of gliomas using low-field-strength intraoperative MRI -- Implementation of the ultra low field intraoperative MRI PoleStar N20 during resection control of pituitary adenomas -- Intraoperative MRI for stereotactic biopsy -- The evolution of iMRI utilization for pediatric neurosurgery: a single center experience -- Implementation and preliminary clinical experience with the use of ceiling mounted mobile high field intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging between two operating rooms -- High-field iMRI in glioblastoma surgery: improvement of resection radicality and survival for the patient? -- Image guided aneurysm surgery in a Brainsuite ioMRI Miyabi 1.5 T environment -- From intraoperative angiography to advanced intraoperative imaging: the Geneva experience -- Intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging -- 3 T ioMRI: the Istanbul experience -- Intraoperative 3.0 T magnetic resonance imaging using a dual-independent room: long-term evaluation of time-cost, problems, and learning-curve effect -- Multifunctional surgical suite (MFSS) with 3.0 T iMRI: 17 months of experience -- Intraoperative MRI at 3.0 Tesla: a movable magnet -- One year experience with 3.0 T intraoperative MRI in pituitary surgery -- Intraoperative computed tomography -- Intraoperative CT in spine surgery -- O-arm guided balloon kyphaplasty: preliminary experience of 16 consecutive patients -- Intraoperative imaging with 3D ultrasound in neurosurgery -- Intraoperative 3-dimensional ultrasound for resection control during brain tumor removal: preliminary results of a prospective randomized study -- Advantages and limitations of intraoperative 3D ultrasound in neurosurgery: technical note -- Integrated intraoperative room design -- Multimodal navigation integrated with imaging -- Multimodality imaging suite: neo-futuristic diagnostic imaging operating suite marks a significant milestone for innovation in medical technology -- Improving patient safety in the intraoperative MRI suite suing an on-duty safety nurse, safety manual and checklist -- Operating room integration and telehealth -- Intraoperative robotics: NeuroArm -- Clinical requirements and possible applications of robot assisted endoscopy in skull base and sinus surgery -- Robotic technology in spine surgery: current applications and future developments -- Microscope integrated indocyanine green video-angiography in cerebrovascular surgery -- Application of intraoperative indocyanine green angiography for CNS tumors: results on the first 100 cases -- A technical description of the brain tumor window model: an in vivo model for the evaluation of intraoperative contrast agents.
  • Image-guided therapy (IGT) uses imaging to improve the localization and targeting of diseased tissue and to monitor and control treatments. During the past decade, image-guided surgeries and image-guided minimally invasive interventions have emerged as advances that can be used in place of traditional invasive approaches. Advanced imaging technologies such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), and positron emission tomography (PET) entered into operating rooms and interventional suites to complement already-available routine imaging devices like X-ray and ultrasound. At the same time, navigational tools, computer-assisted surgery devices, and image-guided robots also became part of the revolution in interventional radiology suites and the operating room. Intraoperative Imaging and Image-Guided Therapy explores the fundamental, technical, and clinical aspects of state-of the-art image-guided therapies. It presents the basic concepts of image guidance, the technologies involved in therapy delivery, and the special requirements for the design and construction of image-guided operating rooms and interventional suites. It also covers future developments such as molecular imaging-guided surgeries and novel innovative therapies like MRI-guided focused ultrasound surgery. IGT is a multidisciplinary and multimodality field in which teams of physicians, nurses, and other professionals, such as physicists, engineers, and computer scientists, collaborate in performing these interventions, an approach that is reflected in the organization of the book. Contributing authors include members of the National Center of Image-Guided Therapy program at Brigham and Womens Hospital and international leaders in the field of IGT.
  • Clinical Evaluation of Labor and Intrapartum Sonography / Thomas Popowski, Patrick Rozenberg -- General Intrapartum Sonography Setup and Use in Labor / Miguel Angel Barber -- The Use of Two-Dimensional (2D) and Three-Dimensional (3D) Ultrasound in the First Stage of Labor / Ariel L. Zimerman -- Intrapartum Sonography and Labor Progression / Torbjørn Moe Eggebø -- Occiput Posterior Position and Intrapartum Sonography / Antonino F. Barbera -- Asynclitism: Clinical and Intrapartum Diagnosis in Labor / Antonino F. Barbera -- The Angle of Progression: An Objective Assessment of Fetal Head Descent in the Birth Canal / Antonino F. Barbera -- Head Rotation in Labor and Intrapartum Sonography Diagnosis with 2D and 3D / Tullio Ghi, Aly Youssef -- Intrapartum Translabial Ultrasound (ITU) to Assess Birth Progress / Boris Tutschek, Thorsten Braun -- Use of Cervical Length in Labor and Delivery / Sushma Potti -- Intrapartum Sonography and Clinical Risk Management / Andrea Tinelli, Sarah Gustapane -- New Technologies for Monitoring Labor Progress / Dan Farine -- Fetal Progression in Birth Canal: State of the Art / Anna Maria Dückelmann.
  • Management of ovarian cancer : the theory / Maurie Markman -- Management of ovarian cancer : clinical trials / Maurie Markman -- A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials / Kenneth Jaaback -- Immunobiology and intraperitoneal immunobiologics in ovarian cancer / Ralph S. Freedman -- Intraperitoneal chemotherapy : technique and complications / Joan L. Walker -- Hyperthermia and chemotherapy : the science / Roger A. Vertrees, Jeffrey M. Jordan, and Joseph B. Zwischenberger -- Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in nongynecologic cancers / Bing Yi, Jason M. Foster, and Brian W. Loggie -- Peritoneal carcinomatosis of colorectal origin / Frans A.N. Zoetmulder -- Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancer : experience in France / Olivier Glehen and Francois-Noel Gilly -- Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancer : world experience / C. William Helm -- Techniques of delivering hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy / Jesus Esquivel, Paul H. Sugarbaker, and C. William Helm -- Future directions in the delivery of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy / Scott Richard and Robert P. Edwards.
  • Current chemotherapy of ovarian cancer -- Principles of intraperitoneal chemotherapy -- Intraperitoneal chemotherapy: phase III trials -- Criteria for using intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy for advanced ovarian cancer -- Selection and placement of intraperitoneal catheters for IP chemotherapy for ovarian cancer -- Selection of drugs for intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancer -- Administration guidelines for intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancer -- Novel drugs for intraperitoneal therapy for ovarian cancer -- Cytoreductive surgery and perioperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy: an ongoing research effort -- Health-related quality of life and patient-reported outcomes.
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    This edition provides everything you need to administer IV medications quickly, accurately, and safely. ... [Includes] detailed information on 8 IV drugs recently approved by the FDA. --back cover.
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  • Intrinsic immunity 2013, Springer
    The APOBEC3 Family of Retroelement Restriction Factors /Eric W. Refsland, Reuben S. Harris --Inhibition of Retroviral Replication by Members of the TRIM Protein Family /Adam J. Fletcher, Greg J. Towers --The Antiviral Activities of Tetherin /Stuart J. D. Neil --Restriction of Retroviral Infection of Macrophages /Mark Sharkey --Rapid Adversarial Co-Evolution of Viruses and Cellular Restriction Factors /Welkin E. Johnson --RNA Interference-Mediated Intrinsic Antiviral Immunity in Plants /György Szittya, József Burgyán --RNA Interference-Mediated Intrinsic Antiviral Immunity in Invertebrates /Arabinda Nayak, Michel Tassetto, Mark Kunitomi, Raul Andino --Roles of MicroRNAs in the Life Cycles of Mammalian Viruses /Eva Gottwein --Interplay Between DNA Tumor Viruses and the Host DNA Damage Response /Karyn McFadden, Micah A. Luftig.
  • The study of biological rhythms -- General features of rhythms : terminology and characteristics -- Physical and biological time -- Photoperiodism -- Biological oscillators and timers : models and mechanisms -- Tidal and lunar rhythms -- Sexuality and reproduction -- Natural resources and agriculture -- Veterinary medicine -- Society -- Clinical medicine -- Autorhythmometry -- Chronobiometry : analyzing for rhythms.
  • Introduction to applied Bayesian statistics and estimation for social scientists SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • Chapter 1. Introduction to enzymes, receptors and the action of small molecule drugs -- chapter 2. Protein structure and function -- chapter 3. The small molecule drug discovery process : from target selection to candidate selection -- chapter 4. Protein therapeutics (introduction to biopharmaceuticals) -- chapter 5. Similarities and differences in the discovery and use of biopharmaceuticals and small-molecule chemotherapeutics -- chapter 6. Therapies for type 2 diabetes : modulating the incretin pathway using small molecule peptidase inhibitors or peptide mimetics -- chapter 7. The structure and business of biopharmaceutical companies including the management of risks and resources -- chapter 8. Discovery and development of the anticancer agent gefitinib, an inhibitor of the epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase -- chapter 9. Targeting HER2 by monoclonal antibodies for cancer therapy -- chapter 10. Recombinant human erythropoietin and its analogues -- chapter 11. Lysosomal storage disorders : current treatments and future directions -- chapter 12. Hormone replacement therapy -- chapter 13. Design of the anti-HIV protease inhibitor darunavir -- chapter 14. The case of anti-TNF agents -- chapter 15. Discovery of the cholesterol absorption inhibitor, ezetimibe.
  • An Introduction to Biological Membranes: From Bilayers to Rafts covers many aspects of membrane structure/function that bridges membrane biophysics and cell biology. Offering cohesive, foundational information, this publication is valuable for advanced undergraduate students, graduate students and membranologists who seek a broad overview of membrane science. Brings together different facets of membrane research in a universally understandable mannerEmphasis on the historical development of the field. Topics include membrane sugars, membrane models, membrane isolation methods, and membrane transport.
  • ch. 1. Introduction -- ch. 2. Fundamentals of Light and Matter -- ch. 3. Basics of Biology -- ch. 4. Fundamentals of Light-Matter Interactions -- ch. 5. Principles of Lasers, Current Laser Technology, and Nonlinear -- ch. 6. Photobiology -- ch. 7. Bioimaging: Principles and Techniques -- ch. 8. Bioimaging: Applications -- ch. 9. Biosensors -- ch. 10. Microarray Technology for Genomics and Proteomics -- ch. 11. Flow Cytometry -- ch. 12. Light-Activated Therapy: Photodynamic Therapy -- ch. 13. Tissue Engineering with Light -- ch. 14. Laser Tweezers and Laser Scissors -- ch. 15. Nanotechnology for Biophotonics: Bionanophotonics -- ch. 16. Biomaterials for Photonics.
  • Cardiopulmonary exercise testing is an important diagnostic test in pulmonary medicine and cardiology. Capable of providing significantly more information about an individual's exercise capacity than standard exercise treadmill or 6-minute walk tests, the test is used for a variety of purposes including evaluating patients with unexplained exercise limitation or dyspnea on exertion, monitoring disease progression or response to treatment, determining fitness to undergo various surgical procedures and monitoring the effects of training in highly fit athletes. Introduction to Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing is a unique new text that is ideal for trainees. It is presented in a clear, concise and easy-to-follow manner and is capable of being read in a much shorter time than the available texts on this topic. Chapters describe the basic physiologic responses observed during sustained exercise and explain how to perform and interpret these studies. The utility of the resource is further enhanced by several sections of actual patient cases, which provide opportunities to begin developing test interpretation skills. Given the widespread use of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in clinical practice, trainees in pulmonary and critical care medicine, cardiology, sports medicine, exercise physiology, and occasionally internal medicine, will find Introduction to Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing to be an essential and one of a kind reference.
  • "The Practitioner's understanding of emergency medicine principles and practice, directly benefiting patient care in a variety of emergency settings An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine, Second Edition is a much-needed resource for individuals practicing this challenging field. This textbook is novel in its approach to emergency medicine topics. It describes in detail the best and most current methods to care for patients in the emergency department, including initial evaluation, generation of differential diagnoses, problem solving, and management of challenging conditions based on presenting symptoms. Unlike other textbooks, in which the diagnosis is known, this textbook approaches clinical problems as clinicians manage patients - without full knowledge of the final diagnosis. It provides an understanding for how to approach patients with undifferentiated conditions, ask the right questions, gather historical data, utilize physical examination skills, and order and interpret appropriate laboratory and radiographic tests. This textbook also provides current management and disposition strategies with controversies presented, including pearls, pitfalls, and myths for topics covered. Chapters are written by nationally- and internationally respected clinicians, educators, and researchers in the field of emergency medicine. Second Edition of An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine offers just the right combination of text, clinical images, and practical information for students, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and experienced physicians in all medical disciplines"-- Provided by publisher.
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  • ch. 1. Introduction, p. 1-10 -- ch. 2. Biochemical Data: Analysis and Management, p. 11-40 -- ch. 3. Biochemical Exploration: Internet Resources, p. 41-52 -- ch. 4. Molecular Graphics: Visualization of Biomolecules, p. 53-71 -- ch. 5. Biochemical Compounds: Structure and Analysis, p. 73-105 -- ch. 6. Dynamic Biochemistry: Biomolecular Interactions, p. 107-121 -- ch. 7. Dynamic Biochemistry: Enzyme Kinetics, p. 123-146 -- ch. 8. Dynamic Biochemistry: Metabolic Simulation, p. 147-163 -- ch. 9. Genomics: Nucleotide Sequences and Recombinant DNA, p. 165-182 -- ch. 10. Genomics: Gene Identification, p. 183-208 -- ch. 11. Proteomics: Protein Sequence Analysis, p. 209-231 -- ch. 12. Proteomics: Prediction of Protein Structures, p. 233-268 -- ch. 13. Phylogenetic Analysis, p. 269-284 -- ch. 14. Molecular Modeling: Molecular Mechanics, p. 285-314 -- ch. 15. Molecular Modeling: Protein Modeling, p. 315-341 -- Appendices.
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  • Measures of disease occurrence -- Estimates of associations -- Age standardization -- Causes of diseases -- Descriptive epidemiology in public health -- Descriptive epidemiology in genetic epidemiology -- Descriptive epidemiology in clinical epidemiology -- Design options -- Follow-up studies -- Case-control studies -- The cross-sectional study -- The randomized controlled trial (RCT) -- Analytical epidemiology in public health -- Analytical epidemiology in genetic epidemiology -- Analytical epidemiology in clinical epidemiology -- Confounding and bias -- Confounding -- Information bias -- Selection bias -- Making inference and making decisions -- Sources of error in public health epidemiology -- Sources of error in genetic epidemiology -- Sources of error in clinical epidemiology -- P values -- Calculating confidence intervals -- Erratum to: an introduction to epidemiology for health professionals.
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    1. The Genetics Revolution in the Life Sciences -- pt. I. TRANSMISSION GENETICS -- 2. Single-Gene Inheritance -- 3. Independent Assortment of Genes -- 4. Mapping Eukaryote Chromosomes by Recombination -- 5. The Genetics of Bacteria and Their Viruses -- 6. Gene Interaction -- pt. II. FROM DNA TO PHENOTYPE -- 7. DNA: Structure and Replication -- 8. RNA: Transcription and Processing -- 9. Proteins and Their Synthesis -- 10. Gene Isolation and Manipulation -- 11. Regulation of Gene Expression in Bacteria and Their Viruses -- 12. Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes -- 13. The Genetic Control of Development -- 14. Genomes and Genomics -- pt. III. MUTATION, VARIATION, AND EVOLUTION -- 15. The Dynamic Genome: Transposable Elements -- 16. Mutation, Repair, and Recombination -- 17. Large-Scale Chromosomal Changes -- 18. Population Genetics -- 19. The Inheritance of Complex Traits -- 20. Evolution of Genes and Traits.
  • Review of organic chemistry -- Energy considerations in biochemical reactions -- Proteins -- DNA -- Transcription and translation -- Chromosomes and gene regulation -- Genetic variation -- DNA technology -- Cell division -- Cell cycle control, cell death, and cancer -- Expression microarrays -- Classification -- Clustering -- Genetic regulatory networks -- Intervention -- External intervention based on optimal control theory.
  • Understanding the basics I. The history of health care in the United States pre-1965 / Alexander Ding -- Medicare and its evolution to 2011 / Kevin J. Bozic and Benedict U. Nwachukwu -- Medicaid and the state children's health insurance program / Vasanth Sathiyakumar, Jordan C. Apfeld, and Manish K. Sethi -- Breaking down health care insurance from HMO to PPO and beyond / David Polakoff and Audrey Smolkin -- Understanding quality and cost from a health policy perspective / Jason D. Keune and Bruce Lee Hall -- Understanding the basics II. Prevention and US health care / Heather A. Smith -- The rise of comparative effectiveness research / Michael Hochman and Danny McCormick -- Health information technology : clinical and policy context / Emily R. Maxson and Sachin H. Jain -- Prescription drug and pharmaceutical policy / Phillip A. Choi and Walid F. Gellad -- Health disparities / Neil M. Issar and Manish K. Sethi -- The economics of health care / David A. Rosman and Jordan C. Apfeld -- Understanding systems of health care. The American health-care system : understanding how the pieces come together / Roshan P. Shah and Samir Mehta -- Alternative systems of care and consumer-driven health care / Daniel Guss -- National healthcare systems : a worldview / Benjamin S. Hooe, Perrin T. Considine, and Manish K. Sethi -- Reimbursement : understanding how we pay for health care / Sachin H. Jain and Elaine Besancon -- Understanding the politics in health policy. How health-care policy is made in Washington : understanding the players and the game / Eleby R. Washington IV, Ilisa Halpern Paul, Amy L. Walker, and A. Alex Jahangir -- Government and state agencies : who administrates healthcare on federal and state levels? / Rishin J. Kadakia and Hassan R. Mir -- The 2006 Massachusetts health care reform / Vasanth Sathiyakumar, Jordan C. Apfeld, Cesar S. Molina, Daniel J. Stinner, Andrew Han, and Manish K. Sethi -- The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act : what is it and how will it change health care? / Richard Latuska, ALexandra Obremskey, and Manish K. Sethi.
  • The aim of this book volume is to explain the importance of Markov state models to molecular simulation, how they work, and how they can be applied to a range of problems. The Markov state model (MSM) approach aims to address two key challenges of molecular simulation: 1) How to reach long timescales using short simulations of detailed molecular models 2) How to systematically gain insight from the resulting sea of data MSMs do this by providing a compact representation of the vast conformational space available to biomolecules by decomposing it into states sets of rapidly interconverting conformations and the rates of transitioning between states.This kinetic definition allows one to easily vary the temporal and spatial resolution of an MSM from high-resolution models capable of quantitative agreement with (or prediction of) experiment to low-resolution models that facilitate understanding. Additionally, MSMs facilitate the calculation of quantities that are difficult to obtain from more direct MD analyses, such as the ensemble of transition pathways. This book introduces the mathematical foundations of Markov models, how they can be used to analyze simulations and drive efficient simulations, and some of the insights these models have yielded in a variety of applications of molecular simulation.
  • ch. The Structure of materials -- ch. 2. Thermodynamics of condensed phases -- ch. 3. Kinetic processes in materials -- ch. 4. Transport properties of materials -- ch. 5. Mechanics of materials -- ch. 6. Electrical, magnetic, and optical properties of materials -- ch. 7. Processing of materials -- ch. 8. Case studies in materials selection -- Appendix 1. Energy Values for Single Bonds -- Appendix 2. Structure of Some Common Polymers -- Appendix 3. Composition of Common Alloys -- Appendix 4. Surface and Interfacial Energies -- Appendix 5. Thermal Conductivities of Selected Materials -- Appendix 6. Diffusivities in Selected Systems -- Appendix 7. Mechanical Properties of Selected Materials -- Appendix 8. Electrical Conductivity of Selected Materials -- Appendix 9. Refractive Index of Selected Materials.
  • In the past, for the most part, people who moved into management positions in medical imaging were chosen because they were the best technologists. However, the skill set for technologists and supervisors/managers are vastly different. Even an MBA-educated person may not be ready to take on imaging management. As an example, when buying a very expensive piece of imaging equipment, this person would not necessarily know the right questions to ask, such as: What is my guaranteed uptime? Is technologist training included? Introduction to Medical Imaging Management is a comprehensive reference for.
  • Introduction to microscopy 2010, CRCnetBASE
    Ch. 1. Light and matter -- ch. 2. Fundamentals of light and optics -- ch. 3. Types of microscopes -- ch. 4. Kohler illumination -- ch. 5. Sample preparation, manipulation, and micrometry -- ch. 6. Photomicrography -- ch. 7. Polarized light microscopy -- ch. 8. Basic crystallography -- ch. 9. Chemical microscopy.
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  • Introduction to nanomedicine and nanobioengineering 2012, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Nanomedicine and nanobioengineering fuse nanotechnology with medicine and bioengineering. They are emerging new frontiers, providing challenges for fundamental research and opportunities for revolutionary advances in medical technology. They also provide a global vision to produce breakthrough approaches for meeting our current and future healthcare needs. Introduction to Nanomedicine and Nanobioengineering provides an integrated description of nanomedicine and nanobioengineering for next-generation diagnostics and therapy. It presents a basic introduction to a broad range of topics in an integrated manner, so that individuals in all disciplines in this field. It is intended to serve both as a textbook for education and training, as well as a reference book that aids further advancement in areas integrating nanotechnology with medicine and bioengineering. The book encompasses the fundamentals of nanomaterials design, bioengineering, nanodiagnostics, and nanotherapy. It is intended to benefit investigators adn students from the disciplines of chemistry, physics, and dental school trainees adn practitioners, and scientists from the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.
  • Introduction to numerical analysis. Reprinted with corrections. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • Introduction to probability and statistics for engineers and scientists. 3rd ed. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • Historical antecedents -- Immune system basics -- Endocrine-immune modulation -- Neuroimmune modulation -- Stress, contextual change, and disease -- Psychosocial stress: neuroendocrine and immune effects -- Infection, allergy, and psychosocial stress -- Cancer, autoimmunity, and psychosocial stress -- Immune activity and psychopathology -- Immune function enhancement -- Integration and implications.
  • Introduction to random sets 2006, CRCnetBASE
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    Introduction -- Essays on research in the health professions -- Ethics in research -- Regulatory protection of human subjects in research -- Funding the research : grants -- The research problem -- Review of the literature -- Methodology -- Clinical investigations -- Survey research -- The clinical review -- Qualitative research -- Community-based participatory research -- Data analysis -- Results -- Discussion -- References -- What to do with what you have -- Writing and publishing in the health professions -- Interpreting the literature.
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    Methods and health research: discussion, questions, and answers -- Research planning -- Sampling methods and external validity -- Causal research and internal validity: discussion, questions, and answers -- Experimental designs and intervention studies -- Surveys and quasi-experimental designs -- Single case (n=1) designs -- Qualitative research -- Questionnaire design -- Interview techniques and the analysis of interview data -- Observation -- Measurement: discussion, questions, and answers -- Organization and presentation of data -- Measures of central tendency and variability -- Standard scores and normal curve -- Correlation: discussion, questions, and answers -- Probability and sampling distributions -- Hypothesis testing -- Selection and use of statistical tests -- The interpretation of research evidence: Discussion, questions, and answers -- Qualitative data analysis -- Presentation of health science research -- Critical evaluation of published research -- Synthesis of research evidence.
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    Genetic counseling and the laws of probability -- Autosomal dominant inheritance -- Autosomal recessive inheritance -- X-linked recessive inheritance -- The use of linked DNA markers -- Germline mosaicism -- Polygenic and multifactorial inheritance -- Cancer genetics -- Balanced chromosome rearrangements -- Other mechanisms of inheritance.
  • I. Programming. Setting up -- R as a calculating environment -- Basic programming -- I/O: input and output -- Programming with functions -- Sophisticated data structures -- Better graphics -- Pointers to further programming techniques -- II. Numerical techniques. Numerical accuracy and program efficiency -- Root-finding -- Numerical integration -- Optimisation -- III. Probability and statistics. Probability -- Random variables-- Discrete random variables -- Continuous random variables -- Parameter estimation -- IV. Simulation -- Monte-Carlo integration -- Variance reduction -- Cases studies -- Student projects -- Glossary of R commands -- Programs and functions developed in the text.
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  • "While the public health philosophy of the 20th Century -- emphasizing prevention -- is ideal for addressing natural disease outbreaks, it is not sufficient to confront 21st Century threats where adversaries may use biological weapons agents as part of a long-term campaign of aggression and terror. Health care providers and public health officers are among our first lines of defense. Therefore, we are building on the progress of the past three years to further improve the preparedness of our public health and medical systems to address current and future BW [biological warfare] threats and to respond with greater speed and flexibility to multiple or repetitive attacks." Homeland Security Presidential Directive 21 Bioterrorism is not a new threat in the 21st century -- thousands of years ago the plague and other contagious diseases were used in warfare -- but today the potential for catastrophic outcomes is greater than it has ever been. To address this threat, the medical and public health communities are putting various measures in place, including systems designed to pro-actively mon- itor populations for possible disease outbreaks"--Provided by publisher.
  • Introduction to statistical methods for clinical trials SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Introduction to clinical trials -- Defining the question -- Study design -- Sample size -- Randomization -- Data collection and quality control -- Survival analysis -- Longitudinal data -- Quality of life -- Data monitoring and interim analysis -- Selected issues in the analysis -- Closeout and reporting.
  • ch. 1. The Evolution of survey process quality -- ch. 2. The Survey process and data quality -- ch. 3. Coverage and nonresponse error -- ch. 4. The Measurement process and its implications for questionnaire design -- ch. 5. Errors due to interviewers and interviewing -- ch. 6. Data collection modes and associated errors -- ch. 7. Data processing: errors and their control -- ch. 8. Overview of survey error evaluation methods -- ch. 9. Sampling error -- ch. 10. Practical survey design for minimizing total survey error.
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    An historical context / Sidney Bloch and Edwin Harari -- Ethical aspect of psychotherapy practice / Allen R. Dyer and Sidney Bloch -- Research in psychotherapy / Frank Margison and Anthony Bateman -- What is psychotherapy? / Jerome D. Frank -- Individual long-term psychotherapy / Susan Mizen and Jeremy Holmes -- Short-term dynamic psychotherapy / Michael Hobbs -- Cognitive psychotherapy / Nicholas B. Allen -- Behavioural psychotherapy / Lynne M. Drummond and Brett Kennedy -- Crisis intervention / Cynthia Graham and John Bancroft -- Supportive psychotherapy / Sidney Bloch -- Group psychotherapy / Mark Aveline -- Cognitive analytic therapy / Ian B. Kerr and Anthony Ryle -- The conversational model / Russell Meares -- Child and adolescent psychotherapy / Ricky Emanuel -- Psychotherapy with older adults / Jane Garner -- Couple psychotherapy / Michael Crowe -- Sex therapy / John Bancroft -- Family therapy in the adult psychiatric setting / Edwin Harari and Sidney Bloch.
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    Introduction -- Health care workforce -- Hospitals and other health care institutions -- Primary and ambulatory care -- Government and the health care system -- Financing -- Health care system performance -- From prepaid group medical practice to managed care -- Health care reform.
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    Health, health care, and the market economy -- Health care as a reflection of underlying cultural values and institutions -- The Health professions and the organization of health care -- Health insurance, HMOs, and the managed care revolution -- Medicare -- Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program -- The Increasing role of for-profit health care -- Pharmaceutical policy and the rising cost of prescription drugs -- Long-term care -- The Uninsured -- Factors other than health insurance that impede access to health care -- Key policy issues for deciding the direction of health care reform -- Where do we go from here? options for health care reform.
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    Diagnosis and classification -- Interviewing and assessment -- The neurobiology and genetics of mental illness -- Delirium, dementia, and amnestic disorder -- Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders -- Mood disorders -- Anxiety disorders -- Somatoform, dissociative, and related disorders -- Alcohol and drug-related disorders -- Personality disorders -- Sexual dysfunction, paraphilias, and gender identify disorders -- Eating disorders -- Adjustment disorders -- Impulse-control disorders -- Psychiatric emergencies -- Child psychiatry -- Sleep disorders -- Legal issues -- Psychological treatments -- Psychopharmacology and electroconvulsive therapy.
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    Diagnosis and classification -- Interviewing and assessment -- The neurobiology and genetics of mental illness -- Delirium, dementia, and amnestic disorder -- Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders -- Mood disorders -- Anxiety disorders -- Somatoform, dissociative, and related disorders -- Alcohol- and drug-related disorders -- Personality disorders -- Sexual dysfunction, paraphilias, and gender identity disorders -- Eating disorders -- Adjustment disorders -- Impulse-control disorders -- Psychiatric emergencies -- Child psychiatry -- Sleep disorders -- Legal issues -- Behavioral, cognitive, and psychodynamic treatments -- Psychopharmacology and electroconvulsive therapy.
  • Inulin-type fructans 2005, CRCnetBASE
  • Invariants of behavior 2011, Springer
  • Invasive bladder cancer 2007, Springer
  • Invasive cytopathologist 2014, Springer
    Chapter 1. Ultrasound, general considerations -- Chapter 2. The interventional cytopathologist -- Chapter 3. The thyroid gland -- Chapter 4. The parathyroid gland -- Chapter 5. The salivary glands -- Chapter 6. The head and neck, miscellaneous lesions -- Chapter 7. The lymph nodes -- Chapter 8. The breast -- Index.
  • Incidence of invasive fungal sinusitis has been increasing over the years. The understanding of its pathophysiology has improved with newer serological tests and diagnostic methods helping in earlier diagnosis and reducing patient morbidity. It was believed earlier that invasive fungal sinusitis is seen only in immune compromised patients but clinical reports suggest otherwise. More anti-fungal drugs are being added to improve incidence of patient survival. This book aims to compile all practical information about invasive fungal sinusitis into a single volume. Therefore, busy clinicians would not have to perform exhaustive literature studies to diagnose invasive fungal sinusitis. The book aims to provide an overview of diseases which could be mistaken for invasive fungal sinusitis and discuss how the management is different. Book sections consist of clinical, microbiological, serological, pathological, radiological and pharmacological features of the disease and its management. Each section is important in today's context as it dynamically alters the management of the patient. Early clinical suspicion and rapid microbiological, pathological and radiological diagnosis with aggressive treatment with surgical debridement and medical therapy leads to favorable outcomes.
  • Beyond the cellular alphabet of learning and memory in invertebrates / Randolf Menzel and Paul R. Benjamin -- Action selection / M. Heisenberg -- Cognitive components of insect behavior / Martin Giurfa and Randolf Menzel --Exploring brain connectivity in insect model systems of learning and memory / Jürgen Rybak -- 'Decision making' in larval Drosophila / Michael Schleyer, Sören Diegelmann, Birgit Michels, Timo Saumweber and Bertram Gerber -- Optophysiological approaches to learning and memory in Drosphila melanogaster / Thomas Riemensperger and André Fiala -- Computational analyses of learning networks / Douglas A. Baxter, Enrico Cataldo and John H. Byrne -- Issues in invertebrate learning raised by robot models / Barbara Webb -- Mechanosensory learning and memory in Caenorhabditis elegans / Andrea H. McEwan and Catharine H. Rankin -- Molecular and cellular circuits underlying Caenorhabditis elegans olfactory plasticity / Joy Alcedo and Yun Zhang -- Thermosensory learning in Caenorhabditis elegans / Hirouyuki Sasakura and Ikue Mori -- Age-dependent modulation of learning and memory in Caenorhabditis elegans / Shin Murakami -- Salt chemotaxis learning in Caenorhabditis elegans / Yuichi Iino -- A systems analysis of neural networks underlying gastropod learning and memory / Paul R. Benjamin -- Comparison of operant and classical conditioning of feeding behavior in Aplysia / Riccardo Mozzachiodi, Douglas A. Baxter and John H. Byrne -- Mechanisms of short-term and intermediate-term memory in Aplysia / Robert D. Hawkins, Igor Antonov and Iksung Jin -- Synaptic mechanisms of induction and maintenance of long-term sensitization memory in Aplysia / David L. Glanzman -- Roles of protein kinase C and protein kinase M in Aplysia learning / Margaret Hastings, Carole A. Farah adn Wayne S. Sossin -- Multisite cellular and synaptic mechanisms in Hermissenda Pavlovian conditioning / Terry Crow and Nan Ge Jin -- Molecular and cellular mechanisms of classical conditioning in the feeding system of Lymnaea / Gyorgy Kemenes -- Operant conditioning of respiration in Lymnaea / Ken Lukowiak and Sarah Dalesman -- Associative memory mechanisms in terrestrial slugs and snails / Alan Gelperin -- Observational and other types of learning in Octopus / Piero Amodio and Graziano Fiorito -- The neurophysiological basis of learning and memory in advanced vertebrates / Binyamin Hochner and Tal Shomrat -- Learning, memory, and brain plasticity in cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis) / Ludovic Dickel, Anne-Sophie Darmaillacq, Christelle Joset-Alves and Cécile Bellanger -- A multidisciplinary approach to learning and memory in the crab Neohelice (Chasmagnathus) granulata / Daniel Tomsic and Arturo Romano -- Drosphila memory research through four eras / Seth M. Tomchik and Ronald L. Davis -- Visual learning and decision making in Drosphila melanogaster / Aike Guo, Huimin Lu, Ke Zhang, Qingzhong Rena nd Yah-num Chiang Wong -- In search of the engram in the honeybee brain / Randolf Menzel -- Neural correlates of olfactory learning in the primary olfactory center of teh honeybee brain / Jean-Christophe Sanidoz -- Mermory phases and signaling cascades in honeybees / Uli Muller -- Pheremones acting as social signals modulate learning in honeybees / Elodie Urlacher, Jean-Marc Devaud and Alison R. Mercer -- Extinction learning and memory formation in the honeybee / Dorothea Eisenhardt -- Glutamate neurotransmission and appetitive olfactory conditioning in the honeybee / Gérard Leboulle -- Cellular mechanisms of neuronal plasticity in the honeybee brain / Bernd Grünlatt -- Behavioral and neural analyses of punishment learning in honeybees / Stevanus Rio Tedjakumala and Martin Giurfa -- Breain aging and performance plasticity in honeybees / Daniel Munch and Gro V. Amdam -- Learning and recognitionof identity in ants / Patrizia D'ettorre -- Bounded plasticity in the desert ant's navigational tool kit / Rüdiger Wehner and Wolfgagn Rössler -- Learning and decision making in a social context / Nigel R. Franks and Ana B. Sendova-Franks -- Olfactory and visual learning in cockroaches and crickets / Makoto Mitzunami, Yukihisa Matsumoto, Hidehiro Watanabe and Hiroshi Nishino -- Individual recognition and the evolution of learning and memory in Polistes paper wasps / Elizabeth A. Tibbetts and Michael J. Sheehan.
  • Investigating infant deaths 2007, CRCnetBASE
  • 1. Contemporary religious violence -- 2. Millennial religions and terrorism -- 3. Domestic terrorist religions -- 4. International terrorist religions -- 5. Satanism -- 6. Vampirism -- 7. Syncretic religions -- 8. Ritualistic crime scenes -- 9. Intelligence strategies -- 10. Symbolic analysis : ritual homicide typology -- Glossary -- Index.
  • Investing in e-health 2007, Springer
    Patient-focused technology and the health care delivery system / Patricia Flatley Brennan -- CHESS : translating research into practice / Robert P. Hawkins and Susan Dinauer -- Theory and literature review / Robert P. Hawkins and John Fellows -- Considerations for successful implementation of newly adopted technologies / David H. Gustafson and John Fellows -- Implementation model development and testing / David H. Gustafson, Kuang-Yi Wen, and John Fellows -- Introduction to case studies / David H. Gustafson -- Associated Practice, 1992-1997 / Susan Dinauer, Pauley R. Johnson, Tracy Siegler, Gail Casper, and John Fellows -- Union Hospital, 1993-2001 / Susan Dinauer, Betta Owens, Tracy Siegler, Gail Casper, and John Fellows -- Strand Hardin Health Care, 1995-2002 / Tracy Siegler, Betta Owens, Gail Casper, and John Fellows -- Grace Hospital, 1996-2000 / Pauley R. Johnson, Robert P. Hawkins, Joanna Bates, Gail Casper, and John Fellows -- Simpson Hospital, 1997-2000 / Pauley R. Johnson, Susan Dinauer, Gail Casper, and John Fellows -- Caregiver Resource Center Network, 1999-2002 / Leah Eskenazi, Pauley R. Johnson, Tracy Siegler, Gail Casper, and John Fellows -- Key learning and advice for implementers / David H. Gustafson and Patricia Flatley Brennan.
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  • Ion channels 2006, Springer Protocols
    A simple in-vivo method for assessing changes of membrane bound ion channel density in xenopus oocytes / Mouhamed S. Awayda ... [et al.] -- Preparation of cortical brain slices for electrophysiological recording / Costa M. Colbert -- Juxtacellular labeling and chemical phenotyping of extracellulary recorded neurons in vivo / Glenn M. Toney and Lynette C. Daws -- Carbon fiber amperometry in the study of ion channels and secretion / Duk-Su Koh -- Genetic screening for functionality of bacterial potassium channel mutants using K+ update-deficient escherichia coli / Lyubov V. Parfenova and Brad S. Rothberg -- KCNQ1 K channel-mediated cardiac channelopathies / Gildas Loussouarn, Isabelle Baro, and Denis Escade -- Tissue-specific transgenic and knockout mice / Andrée Porret ... [et al.].Functional reconstitution of the human epithelial Na+ channel in a mammalian expression system / Alexander Staruschenko ... [et al.] -- Overexpression of proteins in neurons using replication-deficient virus / Richard M. Ahlquist and Jane M. Sullivan -- Exogenous expression of proteins in neurons using the biolistic particle delivery system / Nikita Gamper and Mark S. Shapiro --Tertiary and quaternary structure formation of voltage-gated potassium channels / John M. Robinson, Andrey Kosolapov, and Carol Deutsch -- Biophysical approach to determine the subunit stoichiometry of the epithelial sodium channel using the xenopus laevis oocyte expression system / Farhad Kosari, Shaou Sheng, and Thomas R. Kleyman -- Spectroscopy-based quantitative fluorescence resonance energy transfer analysis / Jie Zheng -- Probing the effects of phosphoinositides on ion channels / Chou-Long Huang -- Epithelial sodium channel in planar lipid bilayers / Bakhrom K. Berdiev and Dale J. Benos --
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  • Looks at the features and functions of the iPad2, covering such topics as accessing the Internet, setting up an email account, using built-in apps, playing games, using iTunes, watching videos, and syncing with MobileMe.
  • iPad for dummies 2010, ProQuest Safari
    "Part iPod touch, part MacBook, part eReader, and all amazing, the iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets into one ultraportable touch device. This handy guide helps you make the most of your iPad. From sending e-mail and surfing the Web to playing games, watching videos, downloading cool apps and more, the fun begins right here"--P. [4] of cover.
  • iPad made simple 2010, ProQuest Safari
    Pt. I. Quick start guide -- pt. II. Introduction -- pt. 3. You and your iPad. Getting started -- Typing tips, copy/paste & search -- Sync your iPad with iTunes -- WiFi and 3G connections -- Moving, docking, and deletingicons -- Personalize and secure your iPad -- Playing music -- iBooks and E-books -- Viewing videos, tv shows, & more -- Bluetooth on the iPad -- Surf the web with Safari -- E-mail -- Working with contacts -- Your calendar -- Working with photos -- Maps -- Eliminate your paper notes -- iWork : productivity on your iPad -- iTunes on your iPad -- Amazing App Store -- Games and fun -- Social networking -- New media : reading newspapers, magazines, and more -- Other sync methods -- Troubleshooting -- pt. IV. iPad's soulmate : iTunes. Your iTunes user guide.
  • The use of structured frameworks in chemical risk assessment promotes transparent, harmonized approaches. This publication presents two IPCS frameworks originally published in Critical Reviews in Toxicology. Part 1 contains the IPCS Framework for Analyzing the Relevance of a Cancer Mode of Action for Humans, along with three case studies illustrating its application. Part 2 contains the IPCS Framework for Analyzing the Relevance of a Non-Cancer Mode of Action for Humans. The frameworks provide a means of ensuring a transparent evaluation of the data, identification of key data gaps and of information that would be of value in the further risk assessment of the chemical in question.--Publisher's description.
  • pt.1. IPCS/OECD key generic terms used in chemical hazard/risk assessment -- pt.2. IPCS glossary of key exposure assessment terminology
  • Irish women in Medicine, c.1880s-1920s 2012, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "This book is the first comprehensive history of Irish women in medicine in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It focuses on the debates surrounding women's admission to Irish medical schools, the geographical and social backgrounds of early women medical students, their educational experiences and subsequent careers. It is the first collective biography of the 760 women who studied medicine at Irish institutions in the period and, in contrast to previous histories, puts forward the idea that women medical students and doctors were treated fairly and often favourably by the Irish medical hierarchy. It highlights the distinctiveness of Irish medical education in contrast with that in Britain and is also unique in terms of the combination of rich sources it draws upon, such as official university records from Irish universities, medical journals, Irish newspapers, Irish student magazines, the memoirs of Irish women doctors, and oral history accounts." -- [Publisher-supplied data]
  • Iron Acquisition by the Genus Mycobacterium summarizes the early evidence for the necessity of iron in mycobacteria and the discovery of the mycobacterial siderophores mycobactin, carboxymycobactin, and exochelin. The structural characterization of the mycobacterial siderophores is described. The genes so far identified as essential for iron acquisition and maintenance of an infection by pathogenic mycobacteria are discussed. The potential role of siderocalin in iron gathering by M. tuberculosis is featured. Because new drugs for M. tuberculosis are needed, this brief also emphasizes the design of antibiotics that interfere with siderophore biosynthesis and the use of siderophore analogs and/or conjugates.
  • Cellular iron metabolism -- Proteins of iron homeostasis -- Cellar iron physiology -- Regulation of iron metabolism in mammalian cells -- Concentrating, storing, and detoxifying iron: the ferritins and and hemosiderin -- Iron physiology -- Iron nutrition -- Intestinal iron absorption -- Plasma iron and iron delivery to the tissues -- Iron salvage pathways -- Molecular regulation of systemic iron metabolism -- Erythroid iron metabolism -- Iron and the reticuloendothelial system -- Iron and the immune system -- Disorders of iron homeostasis: anemias -- Iron deficiency -- Liabilities of iron deficiency -- Anemia of inflammation and chronic disease -- Disorders of red cell production and the iron-loading anemias -- Disorders of iron homeostasis: iron overload and related conditions -- Pathology of hepatic iron overload -- Hepatic pathobioogy of iron overload -- HFE-associated hereditary hemochromatosis -- Non-HFE hemochromatosis -- Miscellaneous iron-related disorders -- Iron and liver disease -- Neuropathology and iron: central nervous system iron homeostasis -- Iron metabolism in cancer and infection -- Clinical diagnosis and therapy -- Estimation of body iron stores -- Genetic testing for disorders of iron homeostasis -- Properties of therapeutically useful iron chelators -- Clinical use of iron chelators -- Model systems for studying iron homeostasis -- Mammalian models of iron homeostasis -- Yeast iron metabolism -- Zebrafish models of heme synthesis and iron metabolism.
  • Irrationality in health care 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    What is behavioral economics -- and why should we care? -- Keeping what we have, even if we don't like it -- Managing expectations and behavior -- Understanding the stubbornly inconsistent patient -- Understanding the stubbornly inconsistent consumer -- Understanding the medical decision making process, or, Why a physician can make the same mistakes as a patient -- Explaining the cumulative impact of physicians' decisions -- Can we use the concepts of behavioral economics to transform health care?
  • Irritant dermatitis 2006, Springer
    I. Classification and clinical features -- 1. Ten genotypes of irritant contact dermatitis -- 2. Irritant contact dermatitis versus allergic contact dermatitis -- II. Special clinical forms -- 3. Barrier function and perturbation: relevance for interdigital dermatitis -- 4. Friction melanosis -- 5. Diaper dermatitis -- 6. Chemical skin burns -- 7. Contact urticaria syndrome -- 8. Airborne irritant dermatitis -- 9. Irritant dermatitis of the scalp -- 10. Irritant contact dermatitis of the nails -- III. Epidemiology -- 11. Importance of irritant contact dermatitis in occupational skin disease -- 12. Irritant contact dermatitis in the tropics -- IV. Occupational irritant dermatitis -- 13. Occupational issues of irritant contact dermatitis -- 14. Hairdressing -- 15. Occupational irritant dermatitis - metal workers -- 16. Health care workers -- 17. The Electronics industry -- 18. Painters, lacquerers, and varnishers --V. Risk factors for irritant dermatitis -- 19. Age -- 20. Gender -- 21. Ethnicity -- 22. Atopy -- VI. Insights from bioengineering -- 23. Prediction bioengineering -- 24. Quantitative sonography for the evaluation of irritant reactions -- 25. Functional skin testing: the SMART procedures -- 26. Bioengineering correlates of the sensitive skin syndrome: the sensory irritation component -- 27. Squamometry -- VII. The Irritants: special issues -- 28. Corrosive materials -- 29. Detergents -- 30. Sodium lauryl sulfate -- 31. Organic solvents -- 32. Oils, cutting fluids, and lubricants -- 33. Food -- 34. Dithranol -- 35. Copper -- 36. Fatty acid binding proteins -- VIII. Mechanisms of irritant dermatitis -- 37. Histopathology of irritant contact dermatitis -- 38. Percutaneous absorption and irritant dermatitis -- 39 Cytokines and irritant dermatitis -- 40. Oxidative stress -- 41. Langerhans cells and skin irritation -- 42. Hydration injury --IX. Prevention of irritant dermatitis -- 43. Primary prevention of irritant contact dermatitis -- 44. Protective gloves -- 45. Anti-irritants -- 46. Barrier creams -- 47. Moisturizers -- 48. Moisturizers and irritant contact dermatitis -- 49. Effects of CO2 on barrier recovery -- X. Management and therapy -- 50. Treatment of irritant contact dermatitis -- 51. Topical corticosteroids in the treatment of irritant dermatitis -- 52. Barrier creams and emollients -- XI. Product testing -- 53. In vivo models of skin irritation -- 54. In vitro methods to predict skin irritation -- XII. Appendices -- 1. Questionnaire methods for hand dermatitis studies -- 2. Patient information sheets -- 3. Selected sources of information for irritant contact dermatitis.
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    Is there an ethicist in the house? -- Call me doctor? Confessions of a hospital philosopher -- Arguing euthanasia -- Bioethics is a naturalism -- Ethics consultation as moral engagement -- Ethics by committee: the moral authority of consensus -- Goodbye to all that: the end of moderate protectionism in human subjects research -- Convenient and captive populations -- Regulation of research in the decisionally impaired -- "The only feasible means": the Pentagon's ambivalent relationship with the Nuremberg code -- Reassessing the influence of the Nuremberg code on American medical ethics -- Cancer, truth, and genetics -- Neuroethics: an agenda for neuroscience and society -- Bioethics after the terror -- Another impossible profession.
  • Ch. 1"In vivo" manometric studies of the steady state intraocular pressure and the intraocular pressure pulse in animals and man --Ch. 2Rate of formation of the aqueous humor --Ch. 3Steady state intraocular pressure/flow relations in dead and living animal and human eyes --Ch. 4Homeostasis, autoregulation, and relative ischemia --Ch. 5Pressure/volume relation in eyes of dead and living animal and human eyes --Ch. 6Ocular perfusion pressure and its influence on the intraocular pressure pulse --Ch. 7Direct and indirect measurements of ocular blood flow in anesthetized and conscious animals and humans --Ch. 8Morphology and hydrodynamics of the chamber angle draining the aqueous humor --Ch. 9Sympathetic nerve innervation of the eye and the actions of the adrenergic neuron transmitter norepinephrine on intraocular pressure and ocular blood flow --Ch. 10Manometric studies on the intraocular pressure and vascular circulation in ophthalmic disease --Ch. 11Noninvasive studies on the IOP, PA and blood flow autoregulation in healthy and diseased eyes --Ch. 12Effect of posture and corneal thickness on the measurement of the intraocular pressure --Ch. 13The Langham pneumatic analogue and digitized tonometers --Ch. 14Calibration of the intraocular pressure and the intraocular pressure pulse using the Langham pneumatic tonometer --Ch. 15Theory of the Langham tonometer --Ch. 16Intraocular pressure/pulse amplitude relation in healthy animal and human eyes --Ch. 17Intraocular pressure/pulse amplitude relation and loss of autoregulation in ocular diseases --Ch. 18Autoregulation of the intraocular pressure and the ocular blood flow --Ch. 19Evaluation of ocular ischemia and the loss of autoregulation for the early detection of ocular vascular diseases --Ch. 20Action of drugs on ocular blood flow and on the intraocular pressure/pulse amplitude relation --Ch. 21Confluence and integration of therapies based on modulation of the intraocular pressure and ocular blood flow --Ch. 22Longitudinal therapeutic studies --Ch. 23Ophthalmodynamometry, the opthalmic arterial pressure and the effect of increased vascular resistance proximal and distal to the ophthalmic artery on ocular blood flow, the IOP/PA relation and vision --Ch. 24Ophthalmodynamometry --Ch. 25Autoregulation of the intraocular pressure and blood flow in the human eye --Ch. 26Objective measure of the diastolic and systolic ophthalmic arterial pressures --Ch. 27Ophthalmic arterial pressure in healthy subjects --Ch. 28Relation between the ophthalmic arterial pressure and the intraocular pressure/pulse amplitude relation --Ch. 29Modulation of the intraocular pressure/pulse amplitude relation in subjects with stenosis of the internal carotid artery --Ch. 30Alzheimer's disease and the eye --Ch. 31Ocular perfusion pressure and the visual threshold.
  • Structure of the Optic Nerve -- Blood Supply of the Optic Nerve -- Blood-Optic Nerve Barrier -- Factors Influencing the Optic Nerve Head Blood Flow -- Measurement of the Optic Nerve Head Blood Flow -- Terminology and Types of Ischemic Optic Neuropathy -- Optic Disc -- Clinical Evaluation of Patients with Ischemic Optic Neuropathies -- General Characteristics of Giant Cell Arteritis -- Clinical Features of Giant Cell Arteritis -- Diagnostic Criteria for Giant Cell Arteritis -- Ophthalmic Manifestations of Giant Cell Arteritis -- Management of Giant Cell Arteritis to Prevent Visual Loss -- Pathogenesis of Classical Non-arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy -- Pathogenesis of Some Controversial Non-arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Clinical Entities -- Clinical Features of Non-arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy -- Management of Non-arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy -- Animal Model of Non-arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy -- Classification and Incidence of Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy -- Pathogenesis of Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy -- Clinical Features of Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy -- Management of Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.
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  • Islamic bioethics 2007, Springer
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  • Islets of Langerhans 2010, Springer
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    The plot hinges on issues of medical ethics, infectious disease, and public safety.
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    Basic characteristics of isotopic tracers -- Calculating specific activity and radiation dosages -- Calculation of substrate kinetics : single-pool model -- Calculation of substrate kinetics : multiple-pool model -- Mass spectrometry : instrumentation -- Determination of isotopic enrichment -- Measurement of substrate oxidation -- Measurement of total energy expenditure using the doubly-labeled water method -- Mass isotopomer distribution analysis -- Glucose metabolism -- Lipid kinetics -- Whole body protein synthesis and breakdown -- Measurement of the synthesis of specific proteins -- Measurement of regional or tissue protein breakdown -- Arterial-venous balance technique to measure amino acid kinetics -- Nuclear magnetic resonance.
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    An overview of the dietetics professional's training and opportunities in healthcare / Robert S. DeChicco and Laura E. Matarese -- Dietetics education: past, present, and future / Deborah D. Canter -- Advanced-level and specialty practice: how necessary or beneficial are they for practitioners? / Julie O'Sullivan Maillet and Wanda H. Howell -- The economics of dietetic patient care / Elvira Q. Johnson, Chris Biesemeier, and Sylvia Escott-Stump -- Development of the dietetics professional's role as a member of a healthcare team / Beth Leonberg -- Is the dietetics professional an equal player on the healthcare team? / Robert F. Kushner ... [et al.] -- Global dietetics issues / Patricia S. Anthony -- Nutrition screening in acute care / Pam Charney -- Nutrition assessment / Marion F. Winkler and Riva Touger-Decker -- Measuring nutrient intake: are the tools valid for clinical practice and/or research? / Phyllis J. Stumbo -- Conducting research in a clinical practice setting / Esther F. Myers -- Informatics in the new healthcare environment / Syed S. Haque -- Genetics, nutrituional genomics, and dietetics practice: what the dietetics professional should know / Gail P.A. Kauwell -- Hypertension and clinical nutrition practice / Jennifer Muir Bowers -- Nutrition and coronary artery disease / Wanda H. Howell -- Obesity: the challenge for the healthcare professional / Abby S. Bloch -- Nutritional approaches to diabetes mellitus / Judith Wylie-Rosett -- Emerging issues in cancer care and nutrition / Cynthia A. Thomson -- Food-drug interactions / June H. McDermott and Carol J. Rollins -- Issues with alternative/complementary nutrition therapies: their role in clinical practices / Diane Rigassio Radler and Adam Perlman -- Implementing nutrient-based recommendations and dietary guidelines / Ricardo Uauy and Abby S. Bloch -- Global nutrient recommendations and food-based dietary guidelines: tables / Abby S. Bloch.
  • Breastfeeding and complementary feeding of children up to 2 years of age / K.H. Brown -- Does breastfeeding protect from growth acceleration and later obesity? / A. Singhal -- Later effects of breastfeeding practice: the evidence / D. Turck -- Traditional foods vs. manufactured baby foods / E.L. Ferguson, N. Darmon -- Potential contaminants in the food chain: identification, prevention and issue management / F.P. Scanlan -- The microbiological risk / L. Morelli -- Cereal fortification programs in developing countries / S. Bulusu ... [et al.] -- Processed infant cereals as vehicles of functional components / M. Domelléf, C. West -- Functional ingredients in the complementary feeding period and long-term effects / C. Agostoni, E. Riva, M. Giovannini -- The influence of gluten: weaning recommendations for healthy children and children at risk for celiac disease / S. Guandalini -- Allergic infants: growth and implications while on exclusion diets / K. Laitinen, E. Isolauri -- Weaning infants with malnutrition, including HIV / N.W. Solomons -- Adverse effects of cow's milk in infants / E.E. Ziegler -- Whole cow's milk: why, what and when? / K.F. Michaelsen ... [et al.] -- Meat as an early complementary food for infants: implications for macro- and micronutrient intakes / N.F. Krebs -- Functional fermented milk products / O. Brunser, M. Gotteland, S. Cruchet.
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    The Continuing Fascination with Jaks and Stats: An Introduction /Thomas Decker and Mathias Müller --Regulation of JAKs: Insights Gleaned from the Functional Protein Domains /Claude Haan, Daniela Ungureanu, Tuija Pekkala, Olli Silvennoinen and Serge Haan --Nuclear Functions of the Janus Kinases /Mark A. Dawson and Andrew J. Bannister --Self-association of STAT Proteins from Monomers to Paracrystals /Mathias Droescher and Uwe Vinkemeier --How Stats Interact with the Molecular Machinery of Transcriptional Activation /Amanda M. Jamieson, Matthias Farlik and Thomas Decker --Nongenomic Functions of STAT3 /Daniel J. Gough, Pravin Sehgal and David E. Levy --Evolution of Jak and Stat Proteins /Claus Vogl, Priyank Shukla and Ingo Ebersberger --JAK/STAT and Chromatin Regulation in Drosophila /Kriti Gaur and Willis X. Li --JAK/STAT Signaling and Invertebrate Immune Responses /Feng Zhou and Hervé Agaisse --Stat5 as a Hematopoietic Master Regulator for Differentiation and Neoplasia Development /Harini Nivarthi, Katrin Friedbichler and Richard Moriggl --Regulation of Dendritic Cell Development by STATs /Haiyan S. Li and Stephanie S. Watowich.STAT Transcription Factors: Controlling All Aspects of NK Cell Biology /Eva Maria Putz, Eva Zebedin and Veronika Sexl --Function of JAKs and STATs in Lymphocytes: Bench to Bedside /Alejandro Villarino, Xiang-Ping Yang, Kiyoshi Hirahara, Yuka Kanno and John J. O' Shea, et al. --The Role of Janus Kinases in Hematopoietic Malignancies /Damla Olcaydu and Robert Kralovics --Activation of Janus Kinases During Tumorigenesis /Jeffrey W. Schmidt and Kay-Uwe Wagner --STAT1 and STAT3 Transcription Factors in Inflammation-associated Colon Cancer /Paulina Rampetsreiter and Robert Eferl --Universal and Specific Functions of STAT3 in Solid Tumours /Lidia Avalle, Gabriella Regis and Valeria Poli --Impact of STAT5 on Normal Tissue Development and Cancer /Maria M. Caffarel and Christine J. Watson --Crosstalk with the Jak-STAT Pathway in Inflammation /Lionel B. Ivashkiv --Activation and Inhibition of JAK-STAT Signal Transduction by RNA Viruses /Curt M. Horvath --Multifaceted Antiviral Actions of Interferon-stimulated Gene Products /Birgit Strobl, Nicole R. Leitner and Mathias Müller --Interferon Regulation of the Innate Response to Bacteria /Ali Abdul-Sater and Christian Schindler.
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    In the late 19th century, midwifery was transformed into a new women's profession by modernizing Japan. As emigration to the U.S. increased, so Japanese midwives became involved as cultural brokers & participated in the creation of a Japanese American identity.
  • History and present status of gamma knife radiosurgery in Japan / S. Otto -- Dose selection for optimal treatment results and avoidance of complications / H. Nagano ... [et al.] -- Gamma knife radiosurgery for arteriovenous malformations: the furukawa experience / H. Jokura ... [et al.] -- Radiosurgery for cavernous malformations in basal ganglia, thalamus and brainstem / Y. Kida -- Radiosurgery for dural arterio-venous fistula / Y. Kida -- Gamma knife radiosurgery for vestibular schwannomas / S. Fukuoka ... [et al.] -- Long-term results of gamma knife radiosurgery for 100 consecutive cases of craniopharyngioma and a treatment strategy / T. Kobayashi -- Long-term results of stereotactic gamma knife radiosurgery for pituitary adenomas : specific strategies for different types of adenoma / T. Kobayashi --Gamma knife radiosurgery for skull-base meningiomas / M. Takanshi -- Other skull-base tumors / H.K. Inoue -- Radiosurgery for intracranial gliomas / Y. Kida, M. Yoshimoto, T. Hasegawa -- Gamma knife radiosurgery for other primary intra-axial tumors / Y. Iwai, K. Yamanaka-- Metastatic brain tumors : lung cancer / T. Serizawa -- Gamma knife radiosurgery for brain metastases of non-lung cancer origin : focusing on multiple brain lesions / M. Yamamoto, B.E. Barfod, Y. Urakawa -- Treatment of functional disorders with gamma knife thalamotomy / C. Ohye, T. Shibazaki -- Trigeminal neuralgia / M. Hayashi.
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  • "The science and practice of medicine has undergone a fundamental change as a result of large-scale genome projects that led to the sequencing of a number of important microbial, plant and animal genomes in the last 5 years. This book aims to combine industry standard software engineering and design principles, genomics and bioinformatics and cancer research. It focuses on creating and integrating practical, useful tools for the scientific community in the context of real-life, real-value biomedical problems that researchers face on a routine basis, rather than being just a didactic exercise in learning a programming platform. The book leverages technologies for molecular biology, genomics and bioinformatics and cancer research developed by the NIH, NCI-Center for Bioinformatics (NCICB), the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI, a division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the NIH) and Stanford University."--Publisher.
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    Introduction to JavaScript -- Core JavaScript -- Client-side JavaScript -- Core JavaScript reference -- Client-side JavaScript reference -- W3C DOM reference -- Class, property, method, and event handler index.
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  • Jet fuel toxicology 2011, CRCnetBASE
    Air Force-related jet fuel toxicology research (1991-2010) / Walter J. Kozumbo -- Jet fuel composition / Tim Edwards -- The toxicity and underlying mechanism of jet propulsion fuel-8 on the respiratory system / Simon S. Wong and Mark L. Witten -- Neurotoxicological and neurobehavioral effects from exposure to jet fuels / Glenn D. Ritchie -- Differential protein expression following JP-8 jet fuel exposure / Frank A. Witzmann and Mark L. Witten -- Immune modulation by dermal exposure to jet fuel / Gerardo Ramos and Stephen E. Ullrich -- Absorption, penetration, and cutaneous toxicity of jet fuels and hydrocarbon components / James E. Riviere, Alfred O. Inman, and Nancy Monteiro-Riviere -- Methods of assessing skin irritation and sensitization of jet fuels / R. Jayachandra Babu, Ram Patlolla, and Mandip Singh -- Understanding systemic and local toxicity of JP-8 after cutaneous exposures / James N. McDougal, James V. Rogers, and Richard Simman -- The effects of aerosolized JP-8 jet fuel exposure on the immune system: a review / David T. Harris -- The involvement of poly(ADP-ribosyl)ation in defense against JP-8 jet fuel and other chemical toxicants / Luis A. Espinoza ... [et al.] -- Evaluation of methods used to generate and characterize jet fuel vapor and aerosol for inhalation toxicology studies / Raphaël T. Tremblay, Sheppard A. Martin, and Jeffrey W. Fisher -- Genetic damage in the blood and bone marrow of mice treated with JP-8 jet fuel / Vijayalaxmi -- Computational analyses of JP-8 fuel droplet and vapor depositions in human upper airway models / Clement Kleinstreuer and Zhe Zhang -- Human exposure to Jet Propellant-8 / Raymond H. Tu and Terence H. Risby.
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    Preoperative assessment / Maryhelen Miller and Glenn Beauman -- Cardiovascular pharmacological agents / Paul K. Simmonds, Jr., Danial Nyhan, and Dan E. Berkowitz -- Coronary artery disease / Tain-Yen Hsia, Eric A. Peck, and John V. Conte -- Valvular heart disease / David J. Caparelli and John V. Conte -- Diseases of the aorta / Glen D. Quigley, Jason A. Williams, and John V. Conte -- Surgical treatment of cardiac arrhythmias / Ashish S. Shah and William A. Baumgartner -- Heart transplantation and treatment of end-stage heart disease / Jason A. Williams and Brian T. Bethea -- Mechanical devices / Pramod Bonde and John V. Conte -- Postoperative hemodynamic management / Todd Dorman and Daniel Nyhan -- Hemostasis, coagulopathy, and tamponade / Ala' Sami Haddadin Nauder Farraday -- Fluid, electrolyte, and renal function / Jeffrey M. Dodd-O -- Postoperative myocardial ischemia / Edward W. Verde -- Postoperative pulmonary management / Kelly Grogan -- Management of postoperative cardiac arrhythmias / Elizabeth Martinez ... [et al.] -- Postoperative infection in cardiac surgery / Theresa L. Hartsell -- Neurologic sequelae of cardiac surgery / James Weller -- Anticoagulation / Sue Aumick, Valerie Elliot, and Gloria Peithman -- Physical rehabilitation / Melissa Trottman and Amy Pippenger -- Special care issues / Jennifer Moyer, Christina Cafeo, and Mary Lohmann-Edwards.
  • I. Women's Health Care -- Primary and Preventive Care -- Breast Diseases -- Critical Care -- Preconception Counseling and Prenatal Care -- II. Obstetrics -- Normal Labor and Delivery, Operative Delivery, and Malpresentations -- Fetal Assessment -- Complications of Labor and Delivery -- Gestational Complications -- Preterm Labor and Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes -- Third-Trimester Bleeding -- Perinatal Infections -- Congenital Anomalies -- Endocrine Disorders of Pregnancy -- Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy -- Cardiopulmonary Disorders of Pregnancy -- Renal Disorders, Gastrointestinal Disorders, and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Pregnancy -- Hematologic Disorders of Pregnancy -- Alloimmunization -- Surgical Disease and Trauma in Pregnancy -- Postpartum Care and Breast-feeding -- HIV in Pregnancy -- Obstetric Anesthesia -- III. Gynecology -- Anatomy of the Female Pelvis -- Perioperative Care and Complications of Gynecologic Surgery -- Infections of the Genital Tract -- Ectopic Pregnancy -- Chronic Pelvic Pain -- Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery -- Fertility Control: Contraception, Sterilization, and Abortion -- Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault -- Pediatric Gynecology -- IV. Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility -- Infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technologies -- Miscarriage and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss -- Uterine Leiomyomas -- Menstrual Disorders: Endometriosis, Dysmenorrhea, and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder -- Evaluation of Amenorrhea -- Abnormal Uterine Bleeding -- Hyperandrogenism -- Female Sexual Response and Sexual Dysfunction -- Menopause -- V. Gynecologic Oncology -- Diseases of the Vulva and Vagina -- Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia -- Cervical Cancer -- Cancer of the Uterine Corpus -- Ovarian Cancer -- Gestational Trophoblastic Disease -- Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy -- Palliative Care.
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  • Anatomy for the electromyographer / Denise L. Davis and Ernest W. Johnson -- The essentials of the needle EMG exam / Vivek Kadyan, Ernest W. Johnson, and Denise L. Davis -- Basic nerve conduction techniques / Robert J. Weber and Margaret Turk -- Electrophysiology / Jun Kimura -- Instrumentation / Sanjeev D. Nandedkar -- Advanced needle EMG methods / Erik Stålberg -- Quality improvement and reporting in electrodiagnostic medicine / William S. Pease -- Pictorial guide to muscles and surface anatomy / Henry L. Lew and Su-Ju Tsai -- Pictorial guide to nerve conduction techniques / Henry L. Lew and Su-Ju Tsai -- Entrapment neuropathies and other focal neuropathies (including carpel tunnel syndrome) / Lawrence R. Robinson --Evaluation of the patient with suspected peripheral neuropathy / James W. Albers -- Electrodiagnostic approach to patients with suspected radiculopathy / Timothy R. Dillingham -- Evaluation of the patient with suspected myopathy / Albert C. Clairmont, Bakri Elsheikh, and Yousef M. Mohammad -- Neuromuscular complications of critical illness: evaluation of the patient with a suspected critical illness neuromuscular disorder / Daniel M.Clinchot -- Evaluation of the patient with suspected neuromuscular junction disorder / William J. Litchy -- Pediatric considerations in electromyography / Rosalind J. Batley.
  • Joint cognitive systems 2005, CRCnetBASE
  • Since the advent of cross-sectional imaging methods, few works have been devoted to pediatric musculoskeletal imaging, and information is especially limited on the skeletally immature joint. Furthermore, reduced emphasis on pediatric training means that general radiologists are increasingly unfamiliar with normal and abnormal imaging findings in children and adolescents. Knowledge of the imaging appearances of the immature joint is, however, crucial for correct image interpretation. This book covers key selected topics in the imaging evaluation of the skeletally immature joint. The opening chapters consider the current role, advantages, and limitations of each modality in pediatric assessment and present the imaging appearances of anatomic and developmental peculiarities of the growing skeleton. Findings in a wide range of important conditions are then described in a series of richly illustrated chapters that document appearances on diverse imaging studies, from conventional radiography through to modern high-tech modalities. By presenting the essential information on imaging of the immature joint, the authors hope to provide radiologists (musculoskeletal specialists and generalists alike) with a new tool that will assist greatly in overcoming the daily challenges posed by interpretation of pediatric examinations in the twenty-first century. The book will also be of interest to all other specialists involved in the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents with articular complaints.
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  • "Preface Joint models for longitudinal and time-to-event data have become a valuable tool in the analysis of follow-up data. These models are applicable mainly in two settings: First, when focus is in the survival outcome and we wish to account for the effect of an endogenous time-dependent covariate measured with error, and second, when focus is in the longitudinal outcome and we wish to correct for nonrandom dropout. Due to their capability to provide valid inferences in settings where simpler statistical tools fail to do so, and their wide range of applications, the last 25 years have seen many advances in the joint modeling field. Even though interest and developments in joint models have been widespread, information about them has been equally scattered in articles, presenting recent advances in the field, and in book chapters in a few texts dedicated either to longitudinal or survival data analysis. However, no single monograph or text dedicated to this type of models seems to be available. The purpose in writing this book, therefore, is to provide an overview of the theory and application of joint models for longitudinal and survival data. In the literature two main frameworks have been proposed, namely the random effects joint model that uses latent variables to capture the associations between the two outcomes (Tsiatis and Davidian, 2004), and the marginal structural joint models based on G estimators (Robins et al., 1999, 2000). In this book we focus in the former. Both subfields of joint modeling, i.e., handling of endogenous time-varying covariates and nonrandom dropout, are equally covered and presented in real datasets"--Provided by publisher.
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    Kinematics and introduction to kinetics -- Kinetics: considering rotatory and translatory -- Materials used in human joints -- General properties of connective tissue -- Human joint design -- Joint function -- Changes with age, disease, injury, immobilization and exercise -- Elements of muscle structure -- Muscle function -- Effects of immobilization, injury, and aging -- Patient case -- General structure and function -- Regional structure and function -- Muscles of the vertebral column -- Effects of aging -- General structure and function -- Rib cage -- Muscles associated with the rib cage -- Coordination and integration of ventilatory motions -- Developmental aspects of structure and function -- Pathological changes in structure and function -- General functions -- Structure -- Function -- Dysfunctions -- Patient case -- Components of the shoulder complex -- Integrated function of the shoulder complex -- Patient case -- Structure: elbow joint (humeroulnar and humeroradial articulations) -- Function: elbow joint (humeroulnar and humeroradial articulations) -- Structure: radioulnar joints (superior and inferior articulations) -- Function: radioulnar joints -- Mobility and stability: elbow complex -- Effects of age and injury -- The wrist complex -- The hand complex -- Prehension -- Functional position of the wrist and hand -- Structure of the hip joint -- Function of the hip joint -- Hip joint forces and muscle function in stance -- Hip joint pathology -- Definitions of motions -- Ankle joint -- The subtalar joint -- Transverse tarsal joint -- Tarsometatarsal joints -- Metatarsophalangeal joints -- Interphalangeal joints -- Plantar arches -- Muscles of the ankle and foot -- Deviations from normal structure and function -- Static and dynamic posture -- Kinetics and kinematics of posture -- Analysis of standing posture -- Analysis of sitting postures -- Analysis of lying postures -- Effects of age, pregnancy,occupation, and recreation on posture -- General features -- Patient case -- Gait initiation -- Kinematics -- Kinetics -- Kinematics and kinetics of the trunk and upper extremities -- Stair and running gaits -- Effects of age, gender, assistive devices, orthoses -- Abnormal gait.
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    The Mad objects of fin-de-siècle Vienna : journeys, contexts, and dislocations in the exhibition 'Madness and modernity' / Leslie Topp -- Solving riddles : Freud, Vienna, and the historiography of madness / Steven Beller -- Symphonies and psychosis in Mahler's Vienna / Gavin Plumley -- Creating an appropriate social milieu : journeys to health at a sanatorium for nervous disorders / Nicola Imrie -- Travel to the spas : the growth of health tourism in Central Europe 1850-1914 / Jill Steward -- Vienna's most fashionable neurasthenic : Empress Sisi and the cult of size zero / Sabine Wieber -- Peter Altenberg : authoring madness in Vienna circa 1900 / Gemma Blackshaw -- Hell is not interesting, it is terrifying : a reading of the madhouse chapter in Robert Musil's The man without qualities -- Reason dazzled : Klimt, Krakauer, and Eyes of the Medusa / Luke Heighton -- Mapping the sanatorium : Heinrich Obersteiner and the art of psychiatric patients in Oberdbling around 1900 / Anna Lehninger -- The Wuerttemberg Asylum of Schussenried : a psychiatric space and its encounter with literature and culture from the outside / Thomas Mueller and Frank Kuhn.
  • Joy of science 2007, Springer
    How science works -- Origin of the theory of evolution: time and change -- Origin of the theory of evolution: social aspects -- Molecular basis of evolutionary theory -- History of the earth and the origin of life -- Origin of species -- Evolution of humans.
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  • Junqueira's Basic histology 2013 (13th ed.), AccessMedicine
  • Justice at Nuremberg-- Leo Alexander and the Nazi doctors' trial 2004, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "In 1945, after the collapse of the Third Reich, Leo Alexander worked as an Allied investigator and exposed murderous medical experiments and other atrocities of the Nazi regime. His 'top secret' mission, documented in recently discovered diaries, provided the United States with evidence to prosecute 20 German doctors and three administrators for war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Nuremberg Doctors' Trial held in 1946-47. The legacy of Nuremberg was profound. In the Nuremberg Code - a landmark in the history of modern medical ethics - the judges laid down for the first time international guidelines for permissible experiments on humans. One of those who helped to formulate this code was Alexander. Ulf Schmidt's discoveries reveal how modern medicine became the subject of greater accountability. He provides insight into the origins of human rights in medical science and into the changing role of international law, ethics and politics. Schmidt argues in Justice at Nuremberg that medical suffering continued throughout the Cold War but also concludes that the legacy of Nuremberg is more relevant today than ever - that the protection of the lives, dignity and rights of humans is what really matters."--Book Jacket.
  • K taping 2012, Springer
    Birgit Kumbrink's bestselling guide to K Taping - finally available in English! This richly illustrated hands-on guidebook features a highly successful therapeutic approach to treating orthopedic, traumatological and many other conditions. It serves both as a perfect companion to training courses and as a reference book and refresher for health care professionals who have completed their training.A brief introduction to the basic principles of K Taping, the special elastic tapes used and the methods history is followed by 7 chapters highlighting treatment techniques and their application to 50 frequently seen conditions. Each is featured on a double page with up to five color photos, brief instruction, practical information about symptoms, dosage, progress to be expected and tips regarding variations of techniques.As the benefits of K Taping in enhancing the effects of other conservative care and surgical treatments are getting more and more appreciated, Birgit Kumbrink's K Taping An Illustrated Guide, developed by Germany based K Taping Academy, has rapidly established itself as the ultimate reference book for therapists and clinicians in an ever expanding range of medical disciplines.
  • Kainate receptors 2011, Springer
    "This volume critically examines the functional actions of the kainate type glutamate receptors (KARs). Following on from the larger body of work on the NMDA and AMPA-type ionotropic glutamate receptors (GluRs), studies with KARs have consistently thrown up exceptions to general rules about synaptic modulation. Contributors herein provide an insight to the idiosyncracies that now almost typify the KAR field. The fascinating insights provided in this volume serve to encourage searching mechanistic questions"--Provided by publisher.
  • A "purely theoretical institute for the study of the nature of man" : the founding of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics, 1920-1927 -- "The human of the future under the scrutiny of research" : the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics in the Weimar Republic, 1927-1933 -- The "Faustian bargain" : the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics in the National Socialist era, 1933-1938/1942 -- In the realm of opportunity : the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics during World War II, 1938/42-1945.
  • Kala azar in South Asia 2011, Springer
    pt. 1. Introduction to Kala-Azar -- pt. 2. Therapeutic strategy to deal with emergence of drug resistance -- pt. 3. Diagnostic strategy enhancing Kala-Azar elimination program -- pt. 4. PKDL and its implications in eliminating Kala-azar -- pt. 5. New challenges confronting Kala azar elimination programme and their possible solutions.
  • Molecular characterization and phenotypic expression of mutations in genes for gonadotropins and their receptors in humans / Salvi, R., Pralong, F.P -- Role of kisspeptin/GPR54 system in human reproductive axis / Silveira, L.F.G. ... [et al.] -- Biology of kisspeptins / Hameed, S., Dhillo, W.S. -- Role of fibroblast growth factor signaling in gonadotropin-releasing hormone neuronal system development / Chung, W.C.J., Tsai, P.-S. -- FGFR1 mutations in Kallmann syndrome / Villanueva, C., de Roux, N. -- Biology of KAL1 and its orthologs : implications for x-linked Kallmann syndrome and the search for novel candidate genes / MacColl, G.S., Quinton, R., Bülow, H.E. -- Biological actions and interactions of anosmin-1 / Choy, C., Kim, S.H. -- Genotype and phenotype of patients with gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor mutations / Kim, H.-G. ... [et al.] -- Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and GNRH1 mutations in mice and humans / Bouligand, J. ... [et al.] -- Kallmann syndrome caused by mutations in the PROK2 and PROKR2 genes : pathophysiology and genotype-phenotype correlations / Sarfati, J., Dodé, C., Young, J. -- Neurokinin B and its receptor in hypogonadotropic hypogonadism / Semple, R.K., Topaloglu, A.K. -- Complex genetics in idiopathic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism / Pitteloud, N. ... [et al.] -- Rarer syndromes characterized by hypogonadotropic hypogonadism / Aminzadeh, M. ... [et al.].
  • Kalman filter primer 2006, CRCnetBASE
  • Occupational skin diseases are a field of increasing interest in today's dermatology. Due to rapid developments in several areas of modern industry, new dermatological problems constantly occur amongst workers.The 1st edition of this Handbook of Occupational Dermatology was published in 2000 and has served as the main reference book of occupational skin diseases for general and occupational dermatologists and occupational physicians. The new edition is completely revised, updated and extended with respect to new developments. The layout allows for both quick access to practical information and in-depth reading. Included are concise tables, algorithms and figures on how to optimize the diagnostic procedure for daily patient management and expert opinion.The new edition will continue the success as major source of reference for clinical and experimental work in the field of occupational skin diseases, both for students and experts.
  • Neural sciences -- Neuropsychiatry and behavioral neurology -- Contributions of the psychological sciences -- Contributions of the sociocultural sciences -- Quantitative and experimental methods in psychiatry -- Theories of personality and psychopathology -- Diagnosis and psychiatry : examination of the psychiatric patient -- Clinical manifestations of psychiatric disorders -- Classification in psychiatry -- Delirium, dementia, and amnestic and other cognitive disorders and mental disorders due to a general medical condition -- Substance-related disorders -- Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders -- Mood disorders -- Anxiety disorders -- Somatoform disorders -- Factitious disorder -- Dissociative disorders -- Normal human sexuality and sexual and gender identity disorders -- Eating disorders -- Sleep disorders -- Impulse-control disorders not elsewhere classified -- Adjustment disorders -- Personality disorders -- Psychosomatic medicine -- Relational problems -- Additional conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention -- Culture-bound syndromes -- Special areas of interest -- Psychiatric emergencies -- Psychotherapies -- Biological therapies -- Child psychiatry -- Psychiatric examination [of the infant, child, and adolescent] -- Genetics in child psychiatry -- Neuroimaging in psychiatric disorders of childhood -- Temperament : risk and protective factors for child psychiatric disorders -- Intellectual disability -- Learning disorders -- Motor skills disorder : developmental coordination disorder -- Communication disorders -- Pervasive developmental disorders -- Attention-deficit disorders -- Disruptive behavior disorders -- Feeding and eating disorders of infancy and early childhood -- Tic disorders -- Elimination disorders -- Other disorders of infancy, childhood, and adolescence -- Mood disorders in children and adolescents -- Anxiety disorders in children -- Early-onset psychotic disorders -- Child psychiatry : psychiatric treatment -- Child psychiatry : special areas of interest -- Adulthood -- Geriatric psychiatry -- Public psychiatry -- Psychiatric education -- Ethics and forensic psychiatry -- History of psychiatry -- World aspects of psychiatry.
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  • "This study guide is an excellent aid in preparing for boards and other psychiatry exams and in reinforcing your knowledge. It offers chapter overviews of Synopsis, Tenth Edition and over 1,600 multiple-choice questions with discussions of correct and incorrect answers"--Provided by publisher.
  • The patient-doctor relationship -- Human development throughout the life cycle -- The brain and behavior -- Contributions of the psychosocial sciences -- Clinical neuropsychological testing -- Theories of personality and psychopathology -- Clinical examination of the psychiatric patient -- Signs and symptoms in psychiatry -- Classification in psychiatry and psychiatric rating scales -- Delirium, dementia, and amnestic and other cognitive disorders -- Neuropsychiatric aspects of HIV infection and AIDS -- Substance-related disorders -- Schizophrenia -- Other psychotic disorders -- Mood disorders -- Anxiety disorders -- Somatoform disorders -- Chronic fatigue syndrome -- Factitious disorders -- Dissociative disorders -- Human sexuality -- Gender identity disorders -- Eating disorders -- Normal sleep and sleep disorders -- Impulse-control disorders not elsewhere classified -- Adjustment disorders -- Personality disorders -- Psychosomatic medicine -- Complementary and alternative medicine in psychiatry -- Psychiatry and reproductive medicine -- Relational problems -- Problems related to abuse or neglect -- Additional conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention -- Emergency psychiatric medicine -- Psychotherapies -- Biological therapies -- Child psychiatry: assessment, examination, and psychological testing -- Mental retardation -- Learning disorders -- Motor skills disorder: developmental coordination disorder -- Communication disorders -- Pervasive developmental disorders -- Attention-deficit disorders -- Disruptive behavior disorders -- Feeding and eating disorders of infancy or early childhood -- Tic disorders -- Elimination disorders -- Other disorders of infancy, childhood, and adolescence -- Mood disorders and suicide in children and adolescents -- Anxiety disorders of infancy, childhood, and adolescence -- Early-onset schizophrenia -- Adolescent substance abuse -- Child psychiatry: additional conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention -- Psychiatric treatment of children and adolescents -- Child psychiatry: special areas of interest -- Geriatric psychiatry -- End of life care and palliative medicine -- Clinical-legal issues in psychiatry -- Ethics in psychiatry.
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  • Hypertension in the population at large -- Measurement of blood pressure -- Primary hypertension: pathogenesis -- Primary hypertension: natural history and evaluation -- Treatment of hypertension: why, when, how far -- Treatment of hypertension: lifestyle modifications -- Treatment of hypertension: drug therapy -- Hypertensive crises -- Renal parenchymal hypertension -- Renovascular hypertension -- Hypertension with pregnancy and the pill -- Pheochromocytoma (with a preface about incidental adrenal masses) -- Primary aldosteronism -- Hypertension induced by cortisol or deoxycorticosterone -- Other forms of identifiable hypertension -- Hypertension in childhood and adolescence.
  • Modern evolutionary history of the human KSHV genome / G.S. Hayward and J.-C. Zong -- Rhesus monkey rhadinovirus : a model for the study of KSHV / C.M. O'Connor and D.H. Kedes --the Rta/Orf50 transactivator proteins of the gamma-herpesviridae / M.R. Staudt and D.P. Dittmer -- Structure and function of latency-associated nuclear antigen / S.C. Verma, K. Lan, and E. Robertson -- The KSHV and other human herpesviral G protein-coupled receptors / M. Cannon -- Regulation of KSHV lytic gene expression / H. Deng, Y. Liang, and R. Sun -- Karposi sarcoma herpesvirus-encoded interferon regulator factors / M.K. Offermann -- Endothelial cell- and lymphocyte-based in vitro systems for understanding KSHV biology / S.C. McAllister and A.V. Moses -- KSHV after an organ transplant : should we screen? / A.-G. Marcelin, V. Calvez, and E. Dussaix -- Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus and other viruses in human lymphomagenesis / E. Cesarman and E.A. Mesri -- The use of antiviral drugs in the prevention and treatment of Kaposi sarcoma, multicentric Castleman disease / C. Casper and A. Wald -- Interactions between HIV-1 Tat and KSHV / Y. Aoki and G. Tosato.
  • Cocaine -- Natural stimulants -- Synthetic stimulants -- Hallucinogens -- Opiates and opioids -- Dissociative anesthetics -- Anabolic steroids -- Solvents -- Marijuana -- Appendix 1: Conversion formulas -- Appendix 2: Blood alcohol concentrations -- Appendix 3: Volume of distribution calculations -- Appendix 4: Normal heart weights.
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  • Karl Brandt: the Nazi doctor-- medicine, and power in the Third Reich 2007, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Handling and interpretation of lung biopsies -- Acute lung injury patterns: diffuse alveolar damage and bronchiolitis obliterans-organizing pneumonia -- Idiopathic interstitial pneumonia -- Pathology of drug-induced lung disease -- Pneumoconiosis -- Immunologic lung disease -- Systemic diseases involving the lung -- Pulmonary vasculitis -- Primary lymphoid lung lesions -- Infection I. unusual pneumonias -- Infection II. granulomatous infections -- Lung involvement in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) -- Pulmonary hypertension and other vascular disorders -- Pediatric disorders -- Miscellaneous I. specific diseases of uncertain etiology -- Miscellaneous II. nonspecific inflammatory and destructive diseases -- Transbronchial lung biopsy.
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  • Completely revised in response to the new format of the ABPN certifying exam, Kaufman's Clinical Neurology for Psychiatrists is the ideal reference to enhance your mastery of the neurology knowledge needed for the Psychiatry Board exam. Nearly 2,000 multiple-choice practice questions, in print and online, assess your familiarity with the latest topics in the field! Enhance your mastery of the material with the help of abundant line drawings, CTs, MRIs, and EEGs that demonstrate key clinical findings to facilitate diagnosis.Fully understand each condition's relevant history, neurologic and psychiatric features, easily performed office and bedside examinations, appropriate tests, differential diagnosis, and management options.
  • Kava 2004, CRCnetBASE
  • Keeping Mozart in mind. 2nd ed. 2004, ScienceDirect
    Higher brain function : music, mathematics, chess. History, anecdotes, correlations, and interviews ; Spatial-temporal and language-analytic reasoning in learning math and science ; Music enhances spatial-temporal reasoning ; Implications : scientific, educational, clinical -- Structured brain and symmetry. Symmetry as a common theme ; Introduction to the brain : basic brain features and brain imaging ; Mountcastle theory of mammalian cortex : internal neural language of higher brain function ; Trion model and symmetries ; Trion music : reasoning and creativity ; Trion model of higher brain function : prediction that music enhances spatial-temporal reasoning -- Tests of predictions in human behavior. Highly accurate mental rehearsals : correlation with top performance in sports ; Listening to Mozart Sonata (K.448) enhances spatial-temporal reasoning : the "Mozart effect" ; Music training enhances spatial-temporal reasoning in preschool children ; Music training plus spatial-temporal training equals improved math -- Tests from brain imaging and animal studies. EEG and fMRI studies of Mozart effect ; Symmetry in primate higher brain function ; Musical structure of the internal neural language of the brain : using music as the Rosetta stone to help decode this internal language ; Animal behavior while listening to music and doing higher brain functions -- The future of music as a window into higher brain function. Child brain development and adult brain reorganization ; Education : music training plus spatial-temporal training improves math ; Clinical implications ; The spatial-temporal thinking machine ; Thoughts -- New scientific and educational results. Science updates and breakthroughs ; Revolution in math education.
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    Biology of the normal joint -- Synovium -- Cartilage and chondrocytes -- Biology, physiology, and morphology of bone -- Muscle: anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry -- Joint biomechanics: the role of mechanics and joint pathology -- Proteinases and matrix degradation -- Mononuclear phagocytes in rheumatic diseases -- T lymphocytes -- B cells -- Fibroblasts and fibroblast-like synoviocytes -- Neutrophils and eosinophils -- Mast cells -- Platelets and rheumatic diseases -- Autoimmunity -- Innate immunity -- Adaptive immunity including organization of lymphoid tissues -- Genetics of rheumatic diseases -- Complement system -- Signal transduction -- Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and related compounds -- Cell recruitment and angiogenesis -- Cell survival and death in rheumatic diseases -- Animal models of inflammatory arthritis -- Neurologic regulation of inflammation -- Atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis -- Principles of epidemiology in rheumatic disease -- Economic burden of rheumatic diseases -- Clinical trial design and analysis -- Assessment of health outcomes -- Biologic markers -- Occupational and recreational musculoskeletal disorders -- Integrative medicine in rheumatology: an evidence-based approach -- History and physical examination of the musculoskeletal system -- Monarticular arthritis -- Polyarticular arthritis -- Fibromyalgia -- Neck pain -- Shoulder pain -- Low back pain -- Hip and knee pain -- Foot and ankle pain -- Hand and wrist pain -- Temporomandibular joint pain -- The eye and rheumatic diseases -- The skin and rheumatic diseases -- Synovial fluid analysis, synovial biopsy, and synovial pathology -- Arthrocentesis and injection of joints and soft tissue -- Antinuclear antibodies -- Rheumatoid factors and other autoantibodies in rheumatoid arthritis -- Acute-phase reactants and the concept of inflammation -- Imaging modalities in rheumatic disease -- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs -- Glucocorticoid therapy -- Methotrexate, leflunomide, sulfasalazine, hydroxychloroquine, and combination therapies -- Immunoregulatory drugs --Anticytokine therapies -- Cell-targeted biologics and emerging targets: rituximab, abatacept, and other biologics -- Chronic musculoskeletal pain -- Arthritis self-management -- Psychosocial management of rheumatic diseases -- Nutrition and rheumatic diseases -- Introduction to physical medicine and rehabilitation -- Etiology and pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis -- Clinical features of rheumatoid arthritis -- Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis -- Felty's syndrome -- Sjören's syndrome -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Undifferentiated spondyloarthritis and reactive arthritis -- Psoriatic arthritis -- Enteropathic arthritis -- Pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Clinical features and treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Antiphospholipid syndrome -- Systemic sclerosis and the scleroderma-spectrum disorders -- Inflammatory diseases of muscle and other myopathies -- Overlap syndromes -- The classification and epidemiology of systemic vasculitis -- Giant cell arteritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, and takayasu's arteritis -- Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis -- Polyarteritis and related disorders -- Isolated angiitis of the central nervous system -- Immune complex-mediated small vessel vasculitis -- Behçet's disease -- Gout and hyperuricemia -- Diseases associated with articular deposition of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate and basic calcium phosphate crystals -- Pathogenesis of osteoarthritis -- Clinical features of osteoarthritis -- Management of osteoarthritis -- Metabolic bone disease -- Proliferative bone diseases -- Osteonecrosis -- Relapsing polychondritis -- Heritable diseases of connective tissue -- Juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Systemic lupus erythematosus, juvenile dermatomyositis, scleroderma, and vasculitis -- Bacterial arthritis -- Lyme disease -- Mycobacterial infections of bones and joints -- Fungal infections of the bones and joints -- Rheumatic manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus infection -- Viral arthritis -- Poststreptoccocal arthritis and rheumatic fever -- Amyloidosis -- Sarcoidosis -- Hemochromatosis -- Hemophilic arthropathy -- Rheumatic manifestations of hemoglobinopathies -- Arthritis accompanying endocrine and metabolic disorders -- Musculoskeletal syndromes in malignancy -- Familial autoinflammatory syndromes -- Tumors and tumor-like lesions of joints and related structures.
  • V. 1 -- Biology of the normal joint -- Synovium -- Cartilage and chondrocytes -- Biology, physiology, and morphology of bone -- Muscle: anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry -- Biomechanics -- Regenerative medicine and tissue engineering -- Proteinases and matrix degradation -- Dendritic cells -- Mononuclear phagocytes in rheumatic diseases -- Neutrophils -- Eosinophils -- T lymphocytes -- B cells -- Fibroblasts and fibroblast-like synoviocytes -- Mast cells -- Platelets -- Innate immunity -- Adaptive immunity and organization of lymphoid tissues -- Autoimmunity -- Genetics of rheumatic diseases -- Epigenetics -- Complement system -- Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and related compounds -- Cell recruitment and angiogenesis -- Cytokines -- Cell survival and death in rheumatic diseases -- Experimental models for rheumatoid arthritis -- Neural regulation of pain and inflammation -- Principles of epidemiology in rheumatic disease -- Economic burden of rheumatic diseases -- Clinical trial design and analysis -- Assessment of health outcomes -- Biologic markers -- Occupational and recreational musculoskeletal disorders -- Cardiovascular risk in rheumatic disease -- Cancer risk in rheumatic diseases -- Introduction to physical medicine, physical therapy, and rehabilitation -- Pregnancy in the rheumatic diseases -- History and physical examination of the musculosketetal system -- Acute monoarthritis -- Polyarticular arthritis -- The skin and rheumatic diseases -- The eye and rheumatic diseases -- Neck pain -- Shoulder pain -- Low back pain -- Hip and knee pain -- Foot and ankle pain -- Hand and wrist pain -- Temporomandibular joint pain -- Fibromyalgia -- Synovial fluid analyses, synovial biopsy, and synovial pathology -- Arthrocentesis and injection of joints and soft tissue -- Antinuclear antibodies -- Autoantibodies in rheumatoid arthritis -- Acute phase reactants and the concept of inflammation -- Imaging modalities in rheumatic diseases -- Prostanoid biology and its therapeutic targeting -- Glucocortiocoid therapy -- Traditional DMARDs: methotrexate, leflunomide, sulfasalazne, hydroxychloroquine, and combination therapies -- Immunosuppressive drugs -- Anticytokin therapies -- Cell-targeted biologics and targets: rituximab, abatacept, and other biologics -- Antihyperuricemic agents -- Analgesic agents in rheumatic disease -- Psychosocial management of rheumatic diseases -- Nutrition and rheumatic diseases -- V. 2 -- Etiology and pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis -- Clinical features of rheumatoid arthritis -- Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis -- Early synovitis and early undifferentiated arthritis -- Sjögren's syndrome -- Pathogenesis of ankylosing spondylitis and reactive arthritis -- Ankylosing spondylitis -- Reactive arthritis and undifferentiated spondyloarthritis -- Psoriatic arthritis -- Enteropathic arthritis -- Etiology and pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Clinical features of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus -- Antiphospholipid syndrome -- Etiology and pathogenesis of scleroderma -- Clinical features and treatment of scleroderma -- Inflammatory diseases of muscle and other myopathies -- Overlap syndromes -- Classification and epidemiology of systemic vasculitis -- Giant cell arteritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, and takayasu's arteritis -- Antineutrophil cytoplasm antibody-associated vasculitis -- Polyarteritis nodosa and related disorders -- Immune complex-mediated small vessel vasculitis -- Primary angiitis of the central nervous system -- Behcet's disease -- Etiology and pathogenesis of hyperuricemia and gout -- Clinical features and treatment of gout -- Calcium crystal disease: calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate and basic calcium phosphate -- Familial autoinflammatory syndromes -- Pathogenesis of osteoarthritis -- Clinical features of osteoarthritis -- Treatment of osteoarthritis -- Metabolic bone disease -- Proliferative bone diseases -- Osteonecrosis -- Relapsing polychondritis -- Heritable diseases of connective tissue -- Etiology and pathogenesis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- Pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, scleroderma, and vasculitis -- Bacterial arthritis -- Lyme disease -- Mycobacterial infections of bones and joints -- Fungal infections of bones and joints -- Rheumatic manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus infection -- Viral arthritis -- Poststreptococcal arthritis and rheumatic fever -- Amyloidosis -- Sarcoidosis -- Hemochromatosis -- Hemophilic arthropathy -- Rheumatologic manifestations of hemoglobinopathies -- Endocrine diseases and the musculoskeletal system -- Musculoskeletal syndromes in malignancy -- Tumors and tumor-liked lesions of joints and related structures.
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  • This book presents in vivo captured high-magnification images of two conditions: keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS, or dry eye), an extremely common disease of the ocular surface, and filamentary keratopathy, a relatively rare phenomenon most commonly associated with KCS. Although most of the images of KCS originated from patients with Sjögren's syndrome, they fairly represent the broad spectrum of ocular surface changes seen in the condition. The appearance of the ocular surface and of the mucus component discernible in the tear film is clearly depicted, and long-term observations, less common KCS cases, and images showing iatrogenic epithelial damage are included. The images of filamentary keratopathy clearly reveal the components of the ocular surface appendices, termed filaments, and assist in explaining the mechanisms underlying the formation of these filaments. The photographs show phenomena captured in various illumination modes, without staining and after staining with diagnostic dyes, and the photographic sequences illustrate their dynamics. The images reflect the in vivo situation. Once aware of the various phenomena, anyone working with standard diagnostic equipment - the slit lamp and the diagnostic dyes- will be able to detect almost all of them. The book will be invaluable for all who deal with ocular surface diseases, including general practitioners, medical eye specialists, ocular surgeons, optometrists, opticians, and rheumatologists.
  • Kernicterus 2011, Springer
    Prologue: World Health Concerns -- History of Bilirubin -- Biochemistry and Physiology of Bilirubin -- Premature Birth -- Erythroblastosis Fetalis -- The Gunn Rat Model -- Crigler-Najjar Syndrome -- Neuropathology of Kernicterus -- Bilirubin and Energy Metabolism -- Jaundice and Other Biochemical Changes -- Breast Milk Jaundice -- Jaundice in Malaria -- Jaundice in Congenital Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis -- Phototherapy for Hyperbilirubinemia -- Non-phototherapy Treatment -- Hyperbilirubinemia Revisited -- Auditory Brainstem Response -- Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis -- Kernicterus in Older Children and Adults -- Cerebral Palsy and Counseling -- Neurological Sequelae from Jaundice -- Neurobehavioral Teratology -- Gene Therapy for Hyperbilirubinemia -- Epilogue: Comments and Future Directions.
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  • Kidney 2003, ScienceDirect
  • The Immune response to transplanted organs / William M. Baldwin III, Anna Valujskikh, Peter N. Lalli, and Robert L. Fairchild -- The Histocompatibility laboratory in clinical transplantation / Diane J. Pidwell and Peter N. Lalli -- Immunosuppressive therapy in kidney and pancreas transplantation / George Thomas, Saul Nurko, and Titte R. Srinivas -- Clinical pharmacologic principles and immunosuppression / Patricia West-Thielke and Bruce Kaplan -- Pathology of kidney and pancreas transplantation / Lillian Gaber and Byron P. Croker -- Design, conduct, and report of clinical trials of immunosuppressive regimens in solid organ transplantation / Agnes Costello and D. Scott Batty, Jr. -- Outcomes of kidney and pancreas transplantation / Titte R. Srinivas, Herwig-Ulf Meier-Kriesche, and Jesse D. Schold -- Medical and surgical evaluation of the adult kidney transplant candidate / Richard A. Fatica, Stuart M. Flechner, and Titte R. Srinivas -- Selection and preparation of the pancreas transplant recipient / Ho-Yee Tiong and Venkatesh Krishnamurthi -- Kidney transplant recipient surgery / Daniel A. Shoskes -- Issues and surgical techniques to expand the pool of kidneys available for transplantation / Charles S. Modlin III and Charles S. Modlin, Jr. -- Pancreas transplantation: surgical techniques / Alvin C. Wee and Venkatesh Krishnamurthi -- Laparoscopic living kidney donation / Wesley M. White and Jihad H. Kaouk -- Perioperative and anesthetic management in kidney and pancreas transplantation management / Jerome F. O'Hara Jr. and Samuel A. Irefin -- Surgical complications after kidney transplantation / Stuart M. Flechner -- Urological complications after kidney transplantation / Islam A. Ghoneim and Daniel A. Shoskes -- Medical management of kidney transplant recipients / Vidya Vootukuru and Brian Stephany -- Infectious complications: prevention and management / Robin K. Avery, Michelle Lard, and Titte R Srinivas -- Living kidney donation: pre- and post-donation evaluation and management / Jonathan Taliercio and Emilio D. Poggio -- Psychology, quality of life and rehabilitation after kidney and pancreas transplantation / Kathy L. Coffman -- Kidney allocation system for deceased donor kidneys in the United States / Islam A. Ghoneim and David A. Goldfarb -- Ethics of transplantation / David A. Goldfarb and Jerome F. O'Hara, Jr. -- World wide long-term (20-40 years) renal transplant outcomes and classification of long-term patient and allograft survivals / William E. Braun, Sankar Navaneethan, and Deborah Protiva -- Quantitative aspects of clinical reasoning: measuring endpoints and performance / Jesse D. Schold -- The Business of transplantation / Art Thomson.
  • "Kidney Cancer: Principles and Practice is an interdisciplinary textbook that encompasses all clinically relevant aspects of the disease and is designed to be as user-friendly as possible in order to meet the needs of the busy practitioner. To this end, the informative text is complemented by helpful boxed sections that present essential 'take home' points and patient-oriented cases demonstrating the clinical application of elements discussed in the chapter in question. Original high-quality images, some in color, are included whenever necessary to simplify particularly complex material. The authors are an international group of acknowledged experts in kidney cancer epidemiology, molecular biology, pathology, diagnosis, clinical features, staging, prognostic and predictive factors, surgery, systemic therapy, and emerging investigational approaches, among others. This clinically oriented volume will be of great interest to clinicians, researchers, residents, and fellows, as well as to students and knowledgeable lay people."--Publisher's website.
  • The kidney in plasma cell dyscrasias: a current view and a look at the future / Herrera, G.A. -- A history of the kidney in plasma cell disorders / Steensma, D.P., Kyle, R.A. -- Patholigic studies useful for the diagnosis and monitoring of plasma cell dyscrasias / Veillon, D.M., Cotelingam, J.D. -- Serum free light chains in the diagnosis and monitoring of patients with plasma cell dyscrasias / Mayo, M.M., Schaef Johns, G. -- Mechanisms of renal damage in plasma cell dyscrasias: an overview / Merlini, G., Pozzi, C. -- Proximal tubular injury in myeloma / Batuman, V. -- Paraproteinemic renal diseases that involve the tubulo-interstitium / Herrera, G.A., Sanders, P.W. -- The mesangium as a target for glomerulopathic light and heavy chains: pathogenic considerations in light and heavy chain-mediated glomerular damage / Keeling, J., Herrera, G.A. -- Immunoglobulin light and heavy chain amyloidosis AL/AH: renal pathology and differential diagnosis / Picken, M.M. -- Diversity and diversification of light chains in myeloma: the specter of amyloidogenesis by proxy / Gu, M., Wilton, R., Stevens, F.J. -- High-dose therapy in patients with plasma cell dyscrasias and renal dysfunction / Pineda-Roman, M., Tricot, G. -- Current and emerging views and treatments of systemic immunoglobulin light-chain (AL) amyloidosis / Comenzo, R.L.
  • This volume brings together an international group of clinicians and clinical scientists to contribute to a state-of the-art review of the underlying pathogenic mechanisms, methods of clinical assessment, classification and diagnosis of renal disease, combined with a detailed overview of treatment strategies. An essential reference source for all those involved with the care of patients with renal involvement in systemic autoimmune disease, and for those contributing to research into the underlying pathogenic mechanisms in these disorders.
  • Kidney research 2009, Springer Protocols
    Isolation and propagation of glomerular mesangial cells / Paolo Mené and Antonella Stoppacciaro -- Isolation and primary culture of human proximal tubule cells / David A. Vesey ... [et al.] -- Propagation and culture of renal fibroblasts / Lauren Grimwood and Rosemary Masterson -- Small animal models of kidney disease : a review / Tim D. Hewitson, Takahiko Ono, and Gavin J. Becker -- Measurement of glomerular filtration rate in conscious mice / Zhonghua Qi and Matthew D. Breyer -- Laser capture microdissection of kidney tissue / Robert P. Woroniecki and Erwin P. Bottinger -- Quantitative gene expression analysis in kidney tissues / Chris Tikellis ... [et al.] -- In vivo imaging of leukocyte recruitment to glomeruli in mice using intravital microscopy / A. Richard Kitching, Michael P. Kuligowski, and Michael J. Hickey -- Using in situ hybridization to localize renal gene expression in tissue sections / Ian A. Darby, Alexis Desmoulière, and Tim D. Hewitson -- Immuno and lectin histochemistry for renal light microscopy / Tim D. Hewitson and Lauren Grimwood -- Immuno and lectin histochemistry for renal electron microscopy / Mitsuru Nakajima -- Pimonidazole adduct immunohistochemistry in the rat kidney : detection of tissue hypoxia / Christian Rosenberger ... [et al.] -- Identification of apoptosis in kidney tissue sections / Glenda Gobe -- Cell-populated floating collagen lattices : an in vitro model of parenchymal contraction / Kristen J. Kelynack -- Mechanical stretch-induced signal transduction in cultured mesangial cells / Joan Krepinsky -- Determination of collagen content, concentration, and sub-types in kidney tissue / Chrishan S. Samuel -- SELDI-TOF mass spectrometry-based protein profiling of kidney tissue / Eleni Giannakis ... [et al.] -- In vivo transfer of small interfering RNA or small hairpin RNA targeting glomeruli / Yoshitsugu Takabatake, Yoshitaka Isaka, and Enyu Imai.
  • Kidney transplantation 2010, Springer
    Ten Things Not to Do / Dianne B. McKay and Steven M. Steinberg -- The Transplant Procedure: Surgical Techniques and Complications / Barry J. Browne -- What Is Transplant Immunology and Why Are Allografts Rejected? / Dianne B. McKay, Ken Park and David Perkins -- What Is Histocompatibility Testing and How Is It Done? / Edgar L. Milford and Indira Guleria -- Kidney Allocation: Role of UNOS and OPOs / Patricia L. Adams, Walter K. Graham and Susan Gunderson -- Live Donors: How to Optimally Protect the Donor / Robert Steiner -- Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy: Essentials for the Nephrologist / Arturo Martinez -- New Sources in Living Kidney Donation / Ruthanne L. Hanto, Alvin E. Roth, M. Utku Ünver and Francis L. Delmonico -- What Are Immunosuppressive Medications? How Do They Work? What Are Their Side Effects? / Peter Chung-Wen Chang and Donald E. Hricik -- Optimizing Immunosuppression / Alexander C. Wiseman and James E. Cooper -- Evaluation of Renal Allograft Dysfunction / Robert S. Gaston -- The Kidney Transplant Biopsy / Jose R. Torrealba and Milagros D. Samaniego -- Evaluation of the Kidney Transplant Candidate and Follow-Up of the Listed Patient / Roy D. Bloom and Alden M. Doyle -- The Acute Care of the Transplant Recipient / Phuong-Thu T. Pham, Phuong-Chi T. Pham and Gabriel M. Danovitch -- Post-transplant Cardiovascular Disease / Phuong-Anh T. Pham, Carmen Slavov, Phuong-Thu T. Pham and Alan H. Wilkinson -- Diabetes Mellitus and Transplantation: Risks for Post-transplant Diabetes / Phuong-Thu T. Pham, Phuong-Mai T. Pham and Alan H. Wilkinson -- Infections in Kidney Transplant Recipients / Carlos A.Q. Santos and Daniel C. Brennan -- Malignancies Before and After Transplantation / Mary B. Prendergast and Roslyn B. Mannon -- Bone Disease in Renal Transplantation / Bradford Lee West, Stuart M. Sprague and Michelle A. Josephson -- Sexuality and Pregnancy Before and After Kidney Transplantation / Martha Pavlakis and Dianne B. McKay -- Socioeconomic Issues and the Transplant Recipient / Mary Beth Callahan and Connie L. Davis -- Adherence to the Immunosuppressive Regimen in Adult and Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients / Fabienne Dobbels and Richard N. Fine -- Transitioning Between Pediatric and Adult Clinics / Elizabeth Ingulli.
  • Kidney transplantation 2014, Springer
    "With the increased prevalence of kidney transplantation, transplant recipients are being treated in a variety of clinical settings -- often beyond the transplant center. There is a greater need for clinicians and allied healthcare professionals to have appropriate guidance on managing these patients. Kidney Transplantation offers the latest evidencebased information on the full range of dilemmas in the medical management of kidney transplant recipients before, during and after transplantation. Beginning with the selection of patients who are candidates for transplantation, this authoritative guide covers the care of the patient on the waiting list and evaluation of donors, preoperative care, induction and immunosuppression maintenance. This wealth of new information and guidelines will serve as an important resource for the best possible care for transplant patients."--Publisher's website.
  • Renal transplantation / Cardillo, M., et al. -- Kidney transplantation in the hyperimmunized patient / Gloor, J. -- Chronic induction : what's new in the pipeline / Vincenti, F. -- Steroid or calcineurin-inhibitor sparing immunosuppressive protocols / Griny, J.M., Cruzado, J.M. -- Steroid-free lymphocyte depletion protocols : the potential for partial tolerance? / McCauley, J., Starzl, T.E. -- Chronic graft loss : immunological and non-immunological factors / Hernandez-Fuentes, M.P., Lechl, R.I. -- Lymphocyte depletion as a barrier to immunologic tolerance / Neujahr, D., Turka, L.A. -- Monitoring of immunosuppressive therapy in renal transplanted patients / Chiaramonte, S., Dissegna, D., Ronco, C. -- Chronic allograft nephropathy : a multiple approach to target nonimmunological factors / Ruggenenti, P. -- Transplantation tolerance : a complex scenario awaiting clinical applicability / Sayegh, M.H., Perico, N., Remuzzi, G. -- Dendritic cells, tolerance, and therapy of organ allograft rejection / Raimondi, G., Thomson, A.W. -- Natural versus adaptive regulatory T cells / Cassis, L., Aiello, S., Noris, M. -- Reviewing the mechanism of peripheral tolerance in clinical transplantation / Suciu-Foca, N., Cortesini, R. -- The goal of intragraft gene therapy / Tomasoni, S., Benigni, A.
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  • "This book bridges the gap between advances in basic biology and chemistry and technological applications in the field of toxicity assessments. 10 chapters describe major areas of progress in the laboratory and clinic. In the first section, the aspects of cellular organelles are discussed. In the second, the basic principles and applications of modern toxicological tools such as transcriptomic, proteomic, and metabolomic approaches are covered. In the third section, the recent developments on molecular modeling and systems biology are described with an eye on the future establishment of virtual cell technology. Finally the clinical implications for the understanding of acute and chronic renal toxicity are studied"--Provided by publisher.
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  • Kindling. 6 2005, Springer
    Developmental temporal lobe epilepsy in amygdala kindled kittens: an update -- Prenatal betamethasone exposure suppresses kindling epileptogenesis in immature rats -- Development of kindling in immature fast and slow kindling rats -- Neonatal heat-induced convulsions affect behaviours in neonatal, juvenile and adult rats -- Experimental absence versus amygdaloid kindling -- Pentylenetetrazol-induced kindling as a model of absence and convulsive forms of epilepsy -- Sodium current properties in different models of epilepsy -- Kindling the gabaergic phenotype of the glutamatergic granule cells -- Hippocampal kindling and GABA receptor functions -- Altered interaction between the entorhinal cortex and hippocampus in amygdala kindled rats -- Nature and consequences of seizures originating in the brainstem --Involvement in the claustrum and ventromedial thalamus in epileptogenesis -- From ultrastructure to networks: kindling-induced changes in neocortex -- Kindling as a tool for studying the role of subcortical structures in limbic seizures -- Kindling, epilepsy, and the plasticity of network synchronization -- Electrophysiological and anatomical differences, behavioral comorbidities and gene expression in fast and slow kindling rat strains -- Gene expression changes in kindling -- A proteomic approach to the molecular analysis of kindling -- Amygdala metabotropic glutamate receptors and kindling -- Induction of B₁ bradykinin receptors in the kindled brain -- Galanin and kindling -- Kindling, neurotrophins and axon-guidance factors -- Conditional deletion of TRKB prevents epileptogenesis in the kindling model -- Neuropeptide Y and its receptors in kindling epileptogenesis -- Contribution of pre kindling affective state to hemispheric differences in the effects on anxiety of basolateral amygdala kindling -- Effects of kindling on spatial memory: characteristics and mechanisms -- A potential role for the hippocampus in the expression of kindling-induced fear --Does inadvertent conditioning contribute to the major features of kindling? -- Contingent tolerance and cross tolerance to anticonvulsant effects in amygdala-kindled seizures: mechanistic and clinical implications -- Mechanisms of pharmacoresistance in the phenytoin-resistant kindled wistar rat -- Development of new anticonvulsants using the kindling model -- Cannabinoids and kindling -- Low frequency sine wave stimulation decreases the incidence of kindled seizures -- Predisposed susceptibility in primate epileptogenesis and anti-epileptogenesis -- Natural history of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis: how does kindling compare with other commonly used animal models -- Clinical evidence of epilepsy-related plasticity -- Pathological sensitization of the dopamine system in experimental epileptogenesis: implication for the mechanism of epileptic psychosis.
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  • Kinetochore 2009, Springer
    Centromeres and kinetochores : an historical perspective /Kerry S. Bloom --The basics of chromosome segregation /Mitsuhiro Yanagida --The centromere /Beth A. Sullivan --Neocentromeres /Owen J. Marshall and K.H. Andy Choo --Human artificial centromeres : de novo assembly of functional centromeres on human artificial chromosomes /Hiroshi Masumoto, Teruaki Okada, and Yasuhide Okamoto --Kinetochore composition, formation, and organization /Tatsuo Fukagawa and Peter De Wulf --Evolution of centromeres and kinetochores : a two-part fugue /Paul B. Talbert, Joshua J. Bayes, and Steven Henikoff --Mitotic spindle assembly mechanisms /Rebecca Heald and Claire E. Walczak --Kinetochore-microtubule interactions /Lesley Clayton and Tomoyuki U. Tanaka --Post-translational modifications that regulate kinetochore activity /Chitra V. Kotwaliwale and Sue Biggins --The role of the kinetochore in spindle checkpoint signaling /P. Todd Stukenberg and Daniel J. Burke --Kinetochore regulation of anaphase and cytokinesis /Scott Thomas and Kenneth B. Kaplan --Roles of centromeres and kinetochores in meiosis /Adele L. Marston --The kinetochore-cancer connection /Takeshi Tomonaga --The kinetochore as target for cancer drug development /Song-tao Liu and Tim J. Yen.
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  • KIR gene cluster 2003, NCBI Bookshelf
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  • Knee arthroscopy 2009, Springer
    Knee arthroscopy : technique and normal anatomy / Anthony Schena and Glen Ross -- Partial meniscectomy / Laurie M. Katz and Paul P. Weitzel -- Meniscus repair and future directions / Michael J. Angel, Jordan Kerker, and Nicholas Sgaglione -- Meniscal allograft transplantation / David M. Junkin, Jr., Jayesh K. Patel, and Darren L. Johnson -- Arthroscopic treatment of the osteoarthritic knee / Carl T. Talmo and James V. Bono -- Current concepts in articular cartilage / Brian P. McKeon -- Patellofemoral disorders / Jeffrey T. Spang and John P. Fulkerson -- Surgical management of anterior cruciate ligament injuries / Mark E. Steiner -- Posterior cruciate ligament and posterolateral corner reconstruction / Gregory C. Fanelli ... [et al.] -- Arthrofibrosis and synovial lesions of the knee / John C. Richmond and Iván Encalada-Diaz -- Arthroscopic treatment of knee fractures / S.L. Mortimer and Robert Hunter.
  • Knee joint 2012, Springer
    Pushed by the progress of biology, technology and biomechanics, knee surgery has dramatically evolved in the last decades. This book is a "state of the art" concerning all aspects of knee surgery from ligament reconstruction to Total Knee Arthroplasty. An international panel of renowned authors have worked on this didactic fully illustrated book. It will help young surgeons to understand basic sciences and modern sugical techniques. The experienced surgeon will find help to deal with difficult cases and clarifications in recent technologic advances such as cartilage surgery, navigation and mini invasive surgery.
  • Knee joint arthroplasty 2014, Springer
    This book presents up-to-date knowledge on all aspects of total knee joint arthroplasty (TKA). It opens by considering indications for TKA and implant selection, covering basic science, design, and prosthetic materials. The basic and advanced operative procedures, along with theoretical background, are then described in detail for both primary and revision surgery. The operative techniques for TKA in specific and complex conditions are included. Complications of TKA and their treatment are also discussed, and clear guidance is provided on postoperative management and patient education. The author introduces his personal surgical tips and opinions on controversial issues based on his experience of TKA in some 6,000 cases. Numerous helpful illustrations and radiographs from the author's caseload are presented to assist readers in carrying out the described procedures.
  • Knee ligament injuries 2014, Springer
    Knee ligament injuries are very common and are frequently sports related, although they may arise from trauma experienced during everyday activities. This book provides in-depth descriptions of the extra articular surgical techniques that may be employed when performing ligament reconstruction in patients with injuries involving the posterolateral and posteromedial corners of the knee. It is intended as a practical, how to manual that will be of value for both the trainee and the more experienced surgeon. Many of the techniques relate to the central pivot of the knee, i.e. the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments. For each technique, indications, presurgical planning, postsurgical follow-up and complications are discussed in addition to the surgical details. Numerous tips and pearls are provided and the techniques are clearly depicted in informative high-quality illustrations.
  • This book discusses the full range of current applications of computer-assisted surgery and robotics in the field of knee surgery, and also considers potential future applications. The impact of computer-assisted surgery on a wide range of surgical procedures is clearly explained. Procedures considered include total knee arthroplasty, unicompartmental knee arthroplasty, cruciate ligament reconstruction, patellofemoral arthroplasty, and revision surgery. In each case, technical aspects are thoroughly addressed in a readily understandable manner. Knee Surgery Using Computer-Assisted Surgery and Robotics will be an ideal guide to this exciting field for both novice and more experienced surgeons who treat knee injuries and disorders.
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  • v. 1. Gametes, fertilization and embryogenesis -- Female reproductive system -- Male reproductive system -- Pituitary and hypothalamus -- v. 2. Reproductive behavior and its control -- Reproductive processes and their control -- Pregnancy -- Lactation.
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    "An exquisitely written, expertly reported memoir and expose; of modern medicine that leads the way to more humane, less invasive end-of-life care based on the author's acclaimed New York Times Magazine piece. This is the story of one daughter's struggle to allow her parents the peaceful, natural deaths they wanted and to investigate the larger forces in medicine that stood in the way. When doctors refused to disable the pacemaker that caused her eighty-four-year-old father's heart to outlive his brain, Katy Butler, an award-winning science writer, embarked on a quest to understand why modern medicine was depriving him of a humane, timely death. After his lingering death, Katy's mother, nearly broken by years of nonstop caregiving, defied her doctors, refused open-heart surgery, and insisted on facing death the old-fashioned way: bravely, lucidly, and head on. Against this backdrop of familial love, wrenching moral choices, and redemption, Knocking on Heaven's Door celebrates the inventors of the 1950s who cobbled together lifesaving machines like the pacemaker and it exposes the tangled marriage of technology, medicine, and commerce that gave us a modern way of death: more painful, expensive, and prolonged than ever before. Caring for declining parents is a reality facing millions who may someday tell a doctor: "Let my parent go." A riveting exploration of the forgotten art of dying, Knocking on Heaven's Door empowers readers to create new rites of passage to the "Good Deaths" our ancestors so prized. Like Jessica Mitford's The American Way of Death and How We Die by Sherwin Nuland, it is sure to cause controversy and open minds"--Provided by publisher.
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  • Knowledge in the time of cholera 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Introduction : of cholera, quacks, and competing medical visions -- Choleric confusion -- The formation of the AMA, the creation of quacks -- The intellectual politics of filth -- Cholera becomes a microbe -- Capturing cholera, and epistemic authority, in the laboratory -- Conclusion : Medicine after the time of cholera.
  • Health care knowledge management: Healthcare Knowledge nmanagement : the art of the possible / Syed Sibte Raza Abidi -- Health care knowledge elicitation -- Health care knowledge transformation -- Health care knowledge-based intelligent systems.
  • The quick basics of knowledge management / Jay Liebowitz -- Knowledge management and public health : a winning combination / Jay Liebowitz, Richard A. Schieber, and Joanne D. Andreadis -- Extending cross-generational knowledge flow research in edge organizations / Jay Liebowitz and Emil Ivanov -- Knowledge retention trends and strategies for knowledge workers and organizations / Masud Cader and Jay Liebowitz -- Examples of knowledge management in public health / Angela M. Fix, Sterling Elliott, and Irene Stephens -- Building knowledge management in an international health NGO / Richard Iams and Patricia Ringers -- Trying to revive an anemic system : a case study from USAID's Nutrition Division / Laura Birx -- Formulating KM strategies at the local level : a new approach to knowledge sharing in large public health organizations / Richard Van West-Charles and Arthur J. Murray -- Knowledge management : a mechanism for promoting evidence-informed public health decision making / Maureen Dobbins ... [et al.] -- myPublicHealth : utilizing knowledge management to improve public health practice and decision making / Debra Revere ... [et al.] -- Connections : sharing experience to advance public health practice / Ellen Wild and Debra Bara -- The association of public health laboratories : from surveys toward knowledge management, a voyage to Cythera / Robert Rej and Neha Desai.
  • The language of first-order logic -- Expressing knowledge -- Resolution -- Reasoning with horn clauses -- Procedural control of reasoning -- Rules in production systems -- Object-oriented representation -- Structured descriptions -- Inheritance -- Defaults -- Vagueness, uncertainty, and degrees of belief -- Explanation and diagnosis -- Actions -- Planning -- The tradeoff between expressiveness and tractability.
  • Knowledge-based systems 2000, ScienceDirect
    v. 1. Implementation -- v. 2. Optimization -- v. 3. Computer techniques -- v. 4. Systems and applications.
  • Köhler's invention 2005, Springer
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    Introduction to microbiology: part I : the role of the microbiology laboratory in the diagnosis of infectious diseases : guidelines to practice and management -- Introduction to microbiology: part II : guidelins for the collection, transport, processing, analysis, and reporting of cultures from specific specimen sources -- Laboratory diagnosis by immunologic methods -- Molecular microbiology -- Medical bacteriology: taxonomy, morphology, physiology, and virulence -- The enterobacteriaceae -- The nonfermentative gram-negative bacilli -- Curved gram-negative bacilli and oxidase-positive fermenters: campylobacteraceae and vibrionaceae -- Miscellaneous fastidious gram-negative bacilli -- Legionella -- Neisseria species and moraxella catarrhalis -- Gram-positive cocci: part I : staphylococci and related gram-positive cocci -- Gram-positive cocci: part II : streptococci, enterococci, and the "streptococcus-like" bacteria -- Aerobic and facultative gram-positive bacilli -- Aerobic actinomycetes -- The anaerobic bacteria -- Antimicrobial susceptibility testing -- Mycoplasmas and ureaplasmas -- Mycobacteria -- Spirochetal infections -- Mycology -- Parasitology -- Diagnosis of infections caused by viruses, chlamydia, rickettsia, and related organisms.
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    "... Szczeklik writes with the grace of a poet and the ease of a fine storyteller. Anecdotes drawn from a personal immersion in art, music, and literature are woven with reports on experimental medicine and daily clinical experience. From DNA and the re-creation of the Spanish Flu virus, to contemporary research in genetics, cancer, neurology, and the AIDS virus, from "Symptoms and Shadows," to "Dying and Death," to "Enchantment of Love," every chapter of this book is alive and engaging. The result is a life-affirming work of science, philosophy, art, and spirituality"--Excerpted from notes supplied by publisher.
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    Diagnostic cytology: its origins and principles -- The basic structure of the mammalian cell -- How cells function: fundamental concepts of molecular biology -- Principles of cytogenetics -- Recognizing and classifying cells -- Morphologic response of cells to injury -- Fundamental concepts of neoplasia: benign tumors and cancer -- The normal female genital tract -- Cytologic evaluation of menstrual disorders and hormonal abnormalities -- Benign disorders of the uterine cervix and vagina -- Squamous carcinoma of the uterine cervix and its precursors -- Adenocarcinoma and related tumors of the uterine cervix -- Proliferative disorders and carcinoma of the endometrium -- Diseases of the vagina, vulva, perineum, and anus -- Tumors of the ovary and fallopian tube -- Pertioneal washings or lavage in cancers of the female genital tract -- Rare and unusual disorders of the female genital tract -- Effects of therapeutic procedures on the epithelia of the female genital tract -- The lower respiratory tract in the absence of cancer: conventional and aspiration cytology -- Tumors of the lung: conventional cytology and aspiration biopsy -- Epithelial lesions of the oral cavity, larynx, trachea, nasopharynx, and paranasal sinuses -- The lower urinary tract in the absence of cancer -- Tumors of the urinary tract in urine and brushings -- The gastrointestinal tract -- Effusions in the absence of cancer -- Effusions in the presence of cancer -- Cerebrospinal and miscellaneous fluids -- Techniques of fine-needle aspiration, smear preparation, and principles of interpretation -- The breast -- The thyroid, parathyroid, and neck masses other than lymph nodes -- Lymph nodes -- Salivary glands -- The prostate and the testis -- The skin -- Soft tissue lesions -- Bone tumors -- The mediastinum -- The liver and spleen -- The pancreas -- The kidneys, adrenals, and retroperitoneum -- The eyelids, orbit, and eye -- The central nervous system -- Circulating cancer cells -- Laboratory techniques -- Immunochemistry and molecular biology in cytological diagnosis -- Digital analysis of cells and tissues -- Flow cytometry.
  • Indication, Collection, and Laboratory Processing of Cytologic Samples -- The Cellular and Acellular Components of the Urinary Sediment -- The Cytologic Makeup of the Urinary Sediment According to the Collection Technique -- Cytologic Manifestations of Benign Disorders Affecting Cells of the Lower Urinary Tract -- Tumors and Related Conditions of the Bladder and Lower Urinary Tract -- Urine-Based Assays Complementing Cytologic Examination in the Detection of Urothelial Neoplasm.
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  • "Written by an internationally recognized multidisciplinary team of authors, Kuerer's Breast Surgical Oncology is the first text specifically dedicated to breast surgical oncology. ... Kuerer's examines all clinically relevant knowledge in the field, from the pathology of the breast and clinical management, to follow-up and complications following diagnosis and therapy. The book also focuses on the next wave of molecular studies that represent the future of the discipline."--BOOK JACKET.
  • The KEGG database is designed to facilitate understanding of higher-order protein and cellular functions (e.g., metabolic networks) using genomic and molecular information.
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    Laboratory tests -- Diagnostic tests -- Laboratory/diagnostic assessments of body function -- Therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) -- School health services: education, screening and testing.
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  • Preparing for anaesthesia -- Anaesthesia -- Anaesthetic management -- Special techniques -- Analgesia and post-operative care -- Anaesthesia of common laboratory species : special considerations.
  • Laboratory animal welfare 2014, ScienceDirect
    Laboratory Animal Welfare provides a comprehensive, up-to-date look into the new science of animal welfare within laboratory research. Animals specifically considered include rodents, cats and dogs, nonhuman primates, agricultural animals, avian animals and aquatic animals. The book examines the impact of experiment design and environment on animal welfare, as well as emergency situations and euthanasia practices. Readers will benefit from a review of regulations and policy guidelines concerning lab animal use, as well as information on assessing animal welfare. With discussions of the history and ethics of animals in research, and a debate on contemporary and international issues, this book is a go-to resource for laboratory animal welfare.
  • Laboratory animals 2014, ScienceDirect
    1. Same principles, some differences / Javier Guillen and Patri Vergara -- 2. Oversight of research animal welfare in the United States / John F. Bradfield, B. Taylor Bennett, and Cynthia S. Gillett -- 3. Canada's oversight of animal use in science / Gilly Griffin and Michael Baar -- 4. Laboratory animal science legislation in Latin America / Ekaterina Akimovna Botovchenco Rivera [and three others] -- 5. The European framework on research animal welfare regulations and guidelines / Javier Guillen [and three others] -- 6. Israeli legislation and regulation on the use of animals in biological and medical research / Rony Kalman [and three others] -- 7. Animal experimentation in Africa : legislation and guidelines / Amanda R. Hau [and five others] -- 8. Laws, regulations, and guidelines shaping research animal care and use in India / Syed SYH Qadri and Christian E. Newcomer -- 9. Oversight of animal research in China / Kathryn Bayne and Jianfei Wang -- 10. Laws, regulations, guidelines, and principles pertaining to laboratory animals in Far East Asia / Tsutomu Miki-Kurosawa, Jae Hak Park, and Chou-Chu Hong -- 11. Laws, regulations, guidelines, and principles pertaining to laboratory animals in Southeast Asia / Montip Gettayacamin [and eight others] -- 12. Laboratory animals regulations and recommendations for global collaborative research : Australia and New Zealand / John Schofield [and three others].
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  • Laboratory ferret 2012, CRCnetBASE
    "This book deals with the care and humane treatment of the laboratory ferret. Renowned for its inquisitive nature, the ferret is helping advance the current state of medical knowledge because its biological characteristics have allowed it to emerge as an important laboratory animal model for the study of human viral respiratory diseases such as influenza"--Provided by publisher.
  • Laboratory fish 2000, ScienceDirect
  • Laboratory hemostasis 2007, Springer
  • 1. Historical Perspective -- 2. LIMS Fundamentals: Overview of Laboratory Information System Development and Project Planning -- 3. Data Management and Basic LIMS: Functional Requirements and Features -- 4. Data Management and Advanced LIMS: Functional Requirements and Features -- 5. Life Cycle of LIMS Software Development -- 6. Regulatory Requirements -- 7. Hardware and Operating System Requirements -- 8. Obtaining Laboratory Personnel Input -- 9. Critical Elements in Preparing a Request for Proposal -- 10. LIMS Evaluations -- 11. Enhancing Data Quality with LIMS -- 12. LIMS Validation -- Appendix A: Sample Request for Proposal -- Appendix B: Sample Scripted Demonstration -- Index.
  • Structural dynamics of nucleic acids by single-molecule FRET / Asger Christian Krüger, Lasse Lava Hildebrandt, Sofie Louise Kragh, Victoria Birkedal -- Visualizing the location and the dynamics of gene expression in living animals through bioluminescence imaging / Xiaojuan Chen -- Quality control protocol for confocal system / Anda Cornea -- Electron microscopy of bone / V. Everts, K.A. Hoeben -- Immunostaining : detection of signaling protein location in tissues, cells and subcellular compartments / Biswanath Maity, David Sheff, Rory A. Fisher -- Bimolecular fluorescence complementation (BiFC) analysis of protein-protein interaction : how to calculate signal-to-noise ratio / Yutaka Kodama, Chang-Deng Hu -- Immunohistochemical detection of neuropeptides/transmitters in mammalian brain / Lothar Jennes -- Intravital imaging of autoreactive T. cells in living animals / Naoto Kawakami, Ingo Bartholomäus, Marija Pesic, Nikolaos I. Kyratsous -- Genetically encoded click chemistry for single-molecule FRET of proteins / Swati Tyagi, Edward A. Lemke -- High-throughput methods for the detection of protein overexpression using fluorescence markers / Mads Gabrielsen, Andrew J. Roe, Karen McLuskey -- Correlative microscopy / Alexander A. Mironov, Galina V. Beznoussenko -- Stereology of the lung / Jan Philipp Schneider, Matthias Ochs -- Quantitative 3D cell-based assay performed with cellular spheroids and fluorescence microscopy / Nariman Ansari, Stefanie Müller, Ernst H.K. Stelzer, Francesco Pampaloni -- Optimizing fluorescence excitation and detection for intravital two-photon microscopy / Dan Suan, Henry R. Hampton, Michio Tomura, Osami Kanagawa, Tatyana Chtanova, Tri Giang Phan -- Two-dimensional crystallization by dialysis for structural studies of membrane proteins by the cryo-EM method electron crystallography / Matthew C. Johnson, Ingeborg Schmidt-Krey -- In situ hybridization / Chung-Jui Tsai, Scott A. Harding -- RNA imaging : tracking in real-time RNA transport in neurons using molecular beacons and confocal microscopy / Angélica Zepeda, Clorinda Arias, Fabian Flores-Jasso, Luis Vaca.
  • Cell biology spans among the widest diversity of methods in the biological sciences. From physical chemistry to microscopy, cells have given up with secrets only when the questions are asked in the right way! This new volume of Methods in Cell Biology covers laboratory methods in cell biology, and includes methods that are among the most important and elucidating in the discipline, such as transfection, cell enrichment and magnetic batch separation. Covers the most important laboratory methods in cell biology Chapters written by experts in their fields.
  • Section I. Cell protocols : basic microbiological techniques. Pouring agar plates and streaking or spreading to isolate individual colonies / Elizabeth Eyler ; Storage of bacteria and yeast / Cheryl M. Koh -- Section II. Cell protocols : cellular fractionation. Cellular fractionation : mammalian cells / Joerg von Hagen and Uwe Michelsen ; Cellular fractionation : yeast cells / Joerg von Hagen and Uwe Michelsen -- Section III. Cell protocols : Knock-outs and gene replacements. Yeast-gene replacement using PCR products / Megan Bergkessel, Christine Guthrie, and John Abelson ; Measuring RNAi knockdown using qPCR / Stuart Milstein, Michael Nguyen, Rachel Meyers, and Antonin de Fougerolles ; Recombineering : using drug cassettes to knock out genes in vivo / James A. Sawitzke, Lynn C. Thomason, Mikhail Bubunenko, Xintian Li, Nina Costantino, and Donald L. Court ; Gene knockouts, in vivo site-directed mutagenesis and other modifications using the delitto perfetto system in Saccharomyces cerevisiae / Samantha Stuckey and Francesca Storici ; Gene targeting and site-specific recombination in mouse ES cells / Konstantinos Anastassiadis, Frank Schnütgen, Harald von Melchner, and A. Francis Stewart ; Recombineering : highly efficient in vivo genetic engineering using single-strand oligos / James A. Sawitzke, Lynn C. Thomason, Mikhail Bubunenko, Xintian Li, Nina Costantino, and Donald L. Court -- Section IV. Cell protocols : microbiological media. Growth media for E. coli / Juliane C. Lessard ; Saccharomyces cerevisiae growth media / Jessica S. Dymond --Section V. Cell protocols : preparation of slides for microscopy. Immunohistochemistry on freely floating fixed tissue sections / Julia Bachman ; Preparation of slides for microscopy from frozen tissue sections / Julia Bachman ; Preparation of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue for immunohistochemistry / Kirstie Canene-Adams ; Preparation of cells for microscopy using cytospin / Cheryl M. Koh ; Preparation of cells for microscopy using chamber slides and coverslips / Cheryl M. Koh ; Preparation of cells for microscopy using 'cell blocks' / Cheryl M. Koh -- Section VI. Lipid and carbohydrate protocols. Enzymatic deglycosylation of glycoproteins / Min-Sung Kim and Dan Leahy -- Section VII. Lipid and carbohydrate protocol : making vesicles and micelles. Preparation of fatty acid or phospholipid vesicles by thin-film rehydration / Ting F. Zhu, Itay Budin, and Jack W. Szostak ; Vesicle extrusion through polycarbonate track-etched membranes using a hand-held mini-extruder / Ting F. Zhu, Itay Budin, and Jack W. Szostak ; Preparation of fatty acid micelles / Ting F. Zhu, Itay Budin, and Jack W. Szostak -- Section VIII. Other protocols. Reverse-phase HPLC analysis and purification of small molecules / Kirstie Canene-Adams ; Thin layer chromatography / Marina Santiago and Scott Strobel ; ATP and GTP hydrolysis assays (TLC) / Vaishnavi Rajagopal and Jon R. Lorsch.
  • Laboratory methods in enzymology : Part A-C Pt. A-B, 2014, ScienceDirect
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  • Explanatory chapter: PCR primer design / Rubén Álvarez-Fernández -- How plasmid preparation kits work / Laura Koontz -- Introducing exogenous DNA into cells / Laura Koontz -- Agarose gel electrophoresis / Laura Koontz -- Analysis of DNA by southern blotting / Gary Glenn and Lefkothea-Vasiliki Andreou -- Purification of DNA oligos by denaturing polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE) / Sara Lopez-Gomollon and Francisco Esteban Nicolas -- Molecular cloning / Juliane C. Lessard -- Rapid creation of stable mammalian cell lines for regulated expression of proteins using the Gateway® recombination cloning technology and Flp-In T-REx® lines / Jessica Spitzer, Markus Landthaler, and Thomas Tuschl -- Restrictionless cloning / Mikkel A. Algire -- Isolation of plasmid DNA from bacteria / Lefkothea-Vasiliki Andreou -- Preparation of genomic DNA from bacteria / Lefkothea-Vasiliki Andreou -- Preparation of genomic DNA from Saccharomyces cerevisiae / Jessica S. Dymond -- Isolation of genomic DNA from mammalian cells / Cheryl M. Koh -- Sanger dideoxy sequencing of DNA / Sarah E. Walker and Jon Lorsch -- Preparation of fragment libraries for next-generation sequencing on the applied biosystems SOLiD platform / Srinivasan Yegnasubramanian -- Next generation sequencing / Srinivasan Yegnasubramanian -- Generating mammalian stable cell lines by electroporation / Patti A. Longo, Jennifer M. Kavran, Min-Sung Kim, and Daniel J. Leahy -- Transient mammalian cell transfection with polyethylenimine (PEI) / Patti A. Longo, Jennifer M. Kavran, Min-Sung Kim, and Daniel J. Leahy -- Site-directed mutagenesis / Julia Bachman -- PCR-based random mutagenesis / Jessica S. Dymond -- Megaprimer method for mutagenesis of DNA / Craig W. Vander Kooi -- Troubleshooting PCR / Kirstie Canene-Adams -- Quantitative PCR / Jessica S. Dymond -- General PCR / Kirstie Canene-Adams -- Colony PCR / Megan Bergkessel and Christine Guthrie -- Chemical transformation of yeast / Megan Bergkessel and Christine Guthrie -- Transformation of E. coli via electroporation / Juliane C. Lessard -- Transformation of chemically competent E. coli / Rachel Green and Elizabeth J. Rogers.
  • Computational prediction of RNA secondary structure -- Reverse-transcription PCR (RT-PCR) -- Northern blotting -- Explanatory chapter: nuclease protection assays -- In vitro transcription from plasmid or PCR-amplified DNA -- Measurement of in vivo synthesis rates -- Method for measuring mRNA decay rate in saccharomyces cerevisiae -- Analysis of polysomes from bacteria -- Polysome profile analysis - yeast -- Polysome analysis of mammalian cells -- Polysome analysis for determining mRNA and ribosome association in saccharomyces cerevisiae -- Oligo(dT)-primed RT-PCR isolation of polyadenylated RNA degradation intermediates -- Circularized RT-PCR (cRT-PCR): analysis of the 5' ends, 3' ends, and poly(A) tails of RNA -- RNA radiolabeling -- Fluorescently labeling synthetic RNAs -- Analysis of RNA by analytical polyacrylamide gel -- RNA purification by preparative polyacrylamide gel -- Explanatory chapter: nucleic acid concentration determination -- RNA purification-precipitation methods -- Reverse transcriptase dideoxy sequencing of RNA -- RNA structure experimental analysis-chemical modification -- Structural analysis of RNA backbone using in-line probing.
  • Laboratory mouse 2001, CRCnetBASE
  • Laboratory mouse. 2nd ed. 2012, ScienceDirect
  • Laboratory nonhuman primate 2002, CRCnetBASE
  • Laboratory primate 2005, ScienceDirect
  • Laboratory Protocols in Fungal Biology presents the latest techniques in fungal biology. This book analyzes information derived through real experiments, and focuses on cutting edge techniques in the field. The book comprises 57 chapters contributed from internationally recognised scientists and researchers. Experts in the field have provided up-to-date protocols covering a range of frequently used methods in fungal biology. Almost all important methods available in the area of fungal biology viz. taxonomic keys in fungi; histopathological and microscopy techniques; proteomics methods; genomics methods; industrial applications and related techniques; and bioinformatics tools in fungi are covered and complied in one book. Chapters include introductions to their respective topics, list of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and notes on troubleshooting. Each chapter is self-contained and written in a style that enables the reader to progress from elementary concepts to advanced research techniques. Laboratory Protocols in Fungal Biology is a valuable tool for both beginner research workers and experienced professionals.
  • The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents is a single volume, comprehensive book sanctioned by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM), covering the rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, gerbil and other rodents often used in research. This well illustrated reference includes basic biology, anatomy, physiology, behavior, infectious and noninfectious diseases, husbandry and breeding, common experimental methods, and use of the species as a research model. With many expert contributors, this will be an extremely valuable publication for biomedical researchers, laboratory animal veternarians and other professionals engaged in laboratory animal science. A new gold standard publication from the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine series One stop resource for advancements in the humane and responsible care of: rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, gerbil, chinchilla, deer mouse, kangaroo rat, cotton rat, sand rat, and degu Includes up-to-date, common experimental methods Organized by species for easy access during bench research.
  • Laboratory rat. 2nd ed. 2013, CRCnetBASE
    Important biological features -- Husbandry -- Management -- Veterinary care -- Experimental methodology.
  • Laboratory rat. 2nd ed. 2006, ScienceDirect
    Historical foundations / J. Russell Lindsey and Henry J. Baker -- Ethical and legal perspectives / Beverly J. Gnadt -- Taxonomy and stocks and strains / Hans J. Hedrich -- Morphophysiology / John Hofstetter, Mark A. Suckow, and Debra L. Hickman -- Clinical pathology of the rat / Bruce D. Car ... [et al.] -- Reproduction and breeding / Jeffrey J. Lohmiller and Sonya P. Swing -- Assisted reproductive technologies and genetic modifications in rats / Yuksel Agca and John K. Critser -- Analysis of behavior in laboratory rats / Ian Q. Whishaw ... [et al.] -- Nutrition / Sherry M. Lewis ... [et al.] -- Housing and environment / Robert E. Faith and Jack R. Hessler -- Bacterial, mycoplasmal and mycotic infections / Steven H. Weisbroth, Dannis F. Kohn, and Ron Boot -- Viral disease / Robert O. Jacoby and Diane J. Gaertner -- Parasitic diseases / David G. Baker -- Neoplastic disease / Gary A. Boorman and Jeffrey I. Everitt -- Metabolic, traumatic, and miscellaneous diseases / William W. King and Steven P. Russell --Medical management and diagnostic approaches / Glen Otto and Craig L. Franklin -- Occupational health and safety / Sanford H. Feldman and David N. Easton -- Experimental modeling and research methodology / Michael A. Koch -- Anesthesia and analgesia / George A. Vogler -- Euthanasia and necropsy / Jeffrey I. Everitt and Elizabeth A. Gross -- Integrating biology with rat genomic tools / Carol Moreno-Quinn and Howard J. Jacob -- Gnotobiotics / Philip b. Carter and Henry L. Foster -- Spontaneous, surgically and chemically induced models of disease / Dwight R. Owens -- The nude rat / Martha A. Hanes -- Gerontology and age-associated lesions / Nancy L. Nadon -- Cardiovascular research / Peter G. Anderson, Sanford P. Bishop, and J. Thomas Peterson -- Toxicology / Thomas E. Hamm, Mary Ann Vasbinder, and Angela King-Herbert -- Embryology and teratology / Carol Erb -- Immunology / Veronica Jennings and Dirck Dillehay -- Wild and black rats / Marc Hulin and Robert Quinn.
  • Laboratory Statistics: Handbook of Formulas and Terms presents common strategies for comparing and evaluating numerical laboratory data. In particular, the text deals with the type of data and problems that laboratory scientists and students in analytical chemistry, clinical chemistry, epidemiology, and clinical research face on a daily basis. This book takes the mystery out of statistics and provides simple, hands-on instructions in the format of everyday formulas. As far as possible, spreadsheet shortcuts and functions are included, along with many simple worked examples. This book is a must-have guide to applied statistics in the lab that will result in improved experimental design and analysis. Comprehensive coverage of simple statistical concepts familiarizes the reader with formatted statistical expressionSimple, worked examples make formulas easy to use in real lifeSpreadsheet functions demonstrate how to find immediate solutions to common problemsIn-depth indexing and frequent use of synonyms facilitate the quick location of appropriate procedures.
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    "Even though Xenopus is one of the two most popular non-mammalian animals used in biomedical research, their value in the lab suffers from a lack of standardization regarding their optimal care, breeding, and housing." "Filling the need for such a reference, The Laboratory Xenopus sp. provides researchers and lab managers with a practical, step-by-step manual that emphasizes the humane care and use of captive clawed frogs in basic as well as biomedical, and toxicological research." "Supported with hypothesis-driven research, this well-organized manual explores the full range of responsibilities facing individuals who work with this species. The content is divided into intentionally brief sections that allow for the quick retrieval of essential information regarding important biological features and experimental methodology, as well as compliance and veterinary care, husbandry, housing, and water quality management."--BOOK JACKET.
  • Lacrimal system 2006, Springer
    Anatomy of the lacrimal system -- Gender and racial variations of the lacrimal system -- Nasal anatomy and evaluation -- Congenital etiologies of lacrimal system obstructions -- Acquired etiologies of lacrimal system obstructions -- Evaluation of the tearing patient -- Imaging and clinical evaluation of the lacrimal drainage system -- The tear-deficient patient -- Surgery of the punctum and canaliculus -- Lacrimal trauma -- Primary external dacryocystorhinostomy -- Primary endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy -- Transcanalicular dacryocystorhinostomy -- Conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomy -- Endoscopic conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomy -- Pediatric balloon catheter dacryocystoplasty -- Balloon-assisted dacryoplasty in adults -- Balloon-assisted lacrimal surgery --Nine-millimeter endoscopic balloon dacryocystorhinostomy: a new, less-invasive procedure for tearing in adults -- Radiofrequency dacryocystorhinostomy -- Powered endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy -- Laser dacryocystorhinostomy: part 1. laser-assisted endonasal endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy -- Laser dacryocystorhinostomy: part 2. laser-assisted endonasal endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy with the holmium:YAG laser -- Laser dacryocystorhinostomy: part 3. laser-assisted endonasal endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy with the potassium titanyl phosphate laser -- Revision dacryocystorhinostomy -- The adjunctive use of mitomycin C in dacryocystorhinostomy -- The Griffiths nasolacrimal catheter -- The Sisler lacrimal canalicular trephine.
  • "Updated with the substantial progress made in lactic acid and bacteria research since the third edition, this fourth volume discusses improved insights in genetics and new molecular biological techniques. Thoroughly reorganized, this book incorporates the recent changes in new molecular techniques and the mechanistic understanding of probiotic functionality. The book remains firmly grounded in the basics of lactic acid bacteria; their genetics and taxonomy, their application in food and feed preparation, their health properties, and the legal issues associated with their use"--Provided by publisher.
  • "Lactoferrin was first identified as an iron-binding glycoprotein abundantly found in milk. It has been considered to play important roles in host defense, since lactoferrin shows broad spectrum of anti-bacterial and anti-viral activities, arising from its iron-chelating property. Furthermore, lactoferrin can regulate the function of innate and adaptive immune cells and exhibits immuno-modulating properties. These activities of lactoferrin implicate that potential use of lactoferrin as a wound healing agent. In addition, this book shows that lactoferrin is a potent regulator of dermal fibroblasts and epidermal keratinocytes, and promotes skin or corneal epithelial wound healing by increasing their proliferation, migration or deposition of extracellular matrix (ECM) components such as collagen and hyaluronan. This book provides the scientific background on use of lactoferrin as a wound healing agent. Indeed, lactoferrin exerts its biological effects by binding to specific lactoferrin receptors on target cells. This book also covers the in-depth information on roles of lactoferrin as a signaling molecule."--Publisher's website.
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    Review of hundreds of commonly tested diseases. Covers diseases and syndromes likely to be tested on the USMLE step 2 exam.
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    Embryology : old and new frontiers and an introduction to molecular regulation and signaling -- Gametogenesis : conversion of germ cells into male and female gametes -- First week of development : ovulation to implantation -- Second week of development : bilaminar germ disc -- Third week of development : trilaminar germ disc -- Third to eighth weeks : the embryonic period -- Third month to birth : the fetus and placenta -- Birth defects and prenatal diagnosis -- Skeletal system -- Muscular system -- Body cavities -- Cardiovascular system -- Respiratory system -- Digestive system -- Urogenital system -- Head and neck -- Central nervous system -- Ear -- Eye -- Integumentary system.
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    Embryology : old and new frontiers and an introduction to molecular regulation and signaling -- Gametogenesis : conversion of germ cells into male and female gametes -- First week of development : ovulation to implantation -- Second week of development : bilaminar germ disc -- Third week of development : trilaminar germ disc -- Third to eighth weeks : the embryonic period -- Third month to birth : the fetus and placenta -- Birth defects and prenatal diagnosis -- Skeletal system -- -- Muscular system -- Body cavities -- Cardiovascular system -- Respiratory system -- Digestive system -- Urogenital system -- Head and neck -- Central nervous system -- Ear -- Eye -- Integumentary system.
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    "This book explores the relationships between language, music, and the brain by pursuing four key themes and the crosstalk among them: song and dance as a bridge between music and language; multiple levels of structure from brain to behavior to culture; the semantics of internal and external worlds and the role of emotion; and the evolution and development of language. The book offers specially commissioned expositions of current research accessible both to experts across disciplines and to non-experts. These chapters provide the background for reports by groups of specialists that chart current controversies and future directions of research on each theme." -- [Publisher-supplied data]
  • Upper Urinary Tract (Kidney, Ureter and Adrenal Gland) / Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg, Rowan Casey, Jens Mondry, Minh Do and Anja Dietel, et al. -- Lympadenectomy / Ingolf A. Türk, Rowan Casey, Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg, Panagiotis Kallidonis and Minh Do, et al. -- Urinary Bladder and Prostate / Thilo Schwalenberg, Jochen Neuhaus, Panagiotis Kallidonis, Evangelos N. Liatsikos and Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg, et al. -- Paediatric Urology / Holger Till, Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg and Ulrike Waldschmidt -- Miscellaneous / Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg, Evangelos N. Liatsikos, Thilo Schwalenberg, Tim Häfner and Minh Do, et al.
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  • "his book, written by expert surgeons, offers a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of all aspects of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Coverage includes the indications for surgery, anesthesia, establishment of pneumoperitoneum, surgical technique, and the prevention and management of complications. Performance of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the specific contexts of biliary tree stones and acute cholecystitis is described. Extensive reference is made to the latest clinical evidence, and the real benefits of the laparoscopic approach, for example in terms of outcomes and day surgery, are carefully assessed. New technologies, including SILS, NOTES, robotic surgery, and miniaturized instruments, are reviewed. The learning curve and training are also extensively discussed, and an individual chapter is devoted to the views of international experts in the field. Some 20 years after the National Institutes of Health Consensus Conference first published recommendations regarding indications for laparoscopic cholecystectomy, it remains the gold standard approach and continues to evolve."--Publisher's website.
  • Laparoscopic entry 2012, Springer
    Anatomy of the abdominal wall and vaginal entry in relation to complications of access and injury in laparoscopy / Tom A.J. Schneider -- Surgical technique of traditional laparoscopic access / Gernot Hudelist and Jorg Keckstein -- Laparoscopic abdominal entry by the ternamian threaded visual system / Artin Ternamian -- Initial access to the peritoneal cavity for laparoscopic surgery in obese patients / Charlotte Rabl and Guilherme M. Campos -- The direct optical access: a feasible, reliable, and safe laparoscopic entry / Andrea Tinelli -- Robotic assisted surgery and related abdominal entry / Crisitina Falavolti, Roberto Angioli, Patrizio Damiani, and Maurizio Buscarini -- Robotic assisted surgery entry into gynecological oncology / Farr R. Nezhat and Shao-Chun R. Chang-Jackson -- Single access surgery: less is more? / Tahar Benhidjeb, Michael Stark, Jakob R. Izbicki, and Oliver Mann -- Reduced port surgery: single port access to the abdominal and pelvic cavity / Paul G. Curcillo II, Stephanie A. King, and Erica R. Podolsky -- The evolution of minimally invasive gynecological surgery: gas-less laparoscopic inspection and single hole surgery (GLISHS) / Nicola Gasbarro, Maurizio Brusati, Pietro Lupo, Sandro Gerli, and Gian Carlo Di Renzo -- First abdominal access in gynecological laparoscopy: comparison of techniques / Antonio Malvasi and Andrea Tinelli -- Blind entry at gynecological laparoscopy is substituted by entry under sight: complications in conventional laparoscopic entry / Liselotte Mettler, Wael Sammur, and Antonio Malvasi -- Natural orifice surgery: surgical procedures through natural body openings / Michael Stark and Tahar Benhidjeb -- Access in natural orifice transvaginal endoscopic surgery / Daniel A. Tsin.
  • When Laparoscopy in Children was first published in 2003, it quickly became popular with pediatric surgeons worldwide owing to its clear schematic drawings and concise text. This new edition has been revised and enlarged to cover the new procedures and other advances that have emerged in the intervening period, during which the number of operations has almost doubled. Now, the vast majority of indications for laparoscopy in children are presented and discussed. Each operation is systematically described and illustrated step by step, providing the reader with the technical guidelines required to perform laparoscopy safely even in small children. Laparoscopy in Children will be an invaluable guide for all surgeons who perform, or plan to perform, such operations.
  • Part I. Clinical Aspects -- 1. History of the Israeli Cohort of Laron Syndrome Patients (1958-2009) / Zvi Laron -- 2. Early Investigations: Characterizations of the Circulating Growth Hormone / Zvi Laron -- 3. Clinical Evidence of Growth Hormone Resistance in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 4. Diagnosis of Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 5. Genetic Aspects / Orit Shevah and Zvi Laron -- 5.1. Genetic Investigations / Orit Shevah and Zvi Laron -- 5.2. Hypothesis of the Origin of Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron and Orit Shevah -- 5.3. Are the Pygmies Laron Syndrome Patients? / Zvi Laron -- 6. Clinical Evaluation / Zvi Laron -- 7. Perinatal Development in Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron and Rivka Kauli -- 8. Linear Growth Pattern of Untreated Laron Syndrome Patients / Zvi Laron and Rivka Kauli -- 9. Head Shape, Size, and Growth of Untreated Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron and Rivka Kauli -- 10. Sexual Development in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron and Rivka Kauli -- 11. Sex Hormone Binding Proteins and Sex Hormones in Untreated and IGF-I Treated Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron and Rivka Kauli -- 11.1. Sex Hormone Binding Proteins / Zvi Laron -- 11.2. Sex Hormones in Untreated Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron and Rivka Kauli -- 12. The Adipose Tissue in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 13. Investigations to Determine the Cause of Obesity in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron, Shira Ginsberg, and Nahum Vaisman -- 14. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 15. Serum Lipids in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 16. Adiponectin and Leptin in Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron and Hannah Kanety -- 17. Muscle Force and Endurance in Untreated Adult and IGF-I Treated Children with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 18. Bone Mineral Density in Untreated and IGF-I or Alendronate-Treated Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 19. Muscle-Bone Relationship in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Yoram Epstein, Amir Hadid, Zvi Laron, Daniel S. Moran, and Nahum Vaisman -- 19.1. Bone Characteristics / Yoram Epstein, Amir Hadid, Zvi Laron, and Daniel S.Moran -- 19.2. Lean Body Mass (LBM) in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron and Nahum Vaisman -- 20. Imaging Findings in Laron Syndrome / Liora Kornreich and Zvi Laron --21. Ocular Findings in Laron Syndrome / Dan H. Bourla and Dov Weinberger -- 22. Hearing in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron, Omer Zarchi, and Joseph Attias -- 23. The Teeth in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 24. Hair, Skin, and Nails in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 25. Hand, Foot, and Organ Size and Growth in Untreated and IGF-I Treated Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron and Aviva Silbergeld -- 25.1. Hand Size and Growth of Untreated and IGF-I Treated Laron Syndrome Patients / Zvi Laron -- 25.2. Foot Size and Growth in Untreated and IGF-I-Treated Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron and Aviva Silbergeld -- 25.3 Organ Size / Zvi Laron -- 26. Lifelong Serum Growth Hormone Levels in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron and Orly Efros -- 27. IGF-I Binding Proteins in Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 28. Serum Prolactin in Untreated and IGF-I Treated Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron and Orly Efros -- 29. Thyroid Hormones in Untreated and IGF-I Treated Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron and Rivka Kauli -- 30. Insulin Secretion and Carbohydrate Metabolism in Patients with Laron Syndrome: From Hypoglycemia to Diabetes Mellitus / Zvi Laron -- 31. Liver Enzymes in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron and Tsvia Karmon -- 32. The Hematopoietic System in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 33. Cardiovascular Aspects in Laron Syndrome Patients / Mickey Scheinowitz, Micha S. Feinberg, Michael Shechter, Zvi Laron, and Rivka Kauli -- 33.1. Heart Functions in Untreated and IGF-I-Treated Patients with Laron Syndrome / Mickey Scheinowitz, Micha S. Feinberg, and Zvi Laron -- 33.2. Endothelial Function in Adults with Laron Syndrome (Primary Growth Hormone Insensitivity) / Michael Shechter and Zvi Laron -- 33.3. Intimal Thickness of the Extracranial Arteries in Untreated Adult Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 33.4. Cardiovascular Disease / Zvi Laron and Rivka Kauli -- 34. Kidney Functions in Untreated and IGF-I Treated Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 35. Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron, Rivka Kauli, and Eyal Rosenzweig -- 35.1. Sleep Quality / Zvi Laron and Rivka Kauli -- 35.2. Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) / Zvi Laron -- 35.3. Additional Polysomnographic Examinations of Patients with Laron Syndrome / Eyal Rosenzweig and Zvi Laron -- 36. Neurological Aspects in Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 37. Orthopedic Problems in Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron and Rivka Kauli -- 38. Psychological Aspects in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 39. Adjustment and Rehabilitation Problems of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron --40. Laron Syndrome Patients with Congenital IGF-I Deficiency Seem Protected from Malignant Diseases / Zvi Laron, Rachel Steuerman, and Orit Shevah -- 41. Lifespan and Mortality of Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 42. IGF-I Treatment of Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 43. IGF-I Stimulation of Head Growth in Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 44. Effects of Long-Term Administration of IGF-I on the Adipose Tissue and Carbohydrate Metabolism in Children with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 45. Comparison of the Growth Promoting Response of IGF-I in Children with Laron Syndrome with that of hGH in Children with Isolated GH Deficiency / Zvi Laron -- 46. IGF-I Treatment of Adult Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 47. Adverse Effects Encountered During IGF-I Treatment of Patients with Laron Syndrome / Zvi Laron -- 48. Summary of the Clinical History: The Laron Syndrome Clock / Zvi Laron -- Part II. The Growth Hormone Receptor "Null" Mouse or the Laron Mouse -- 49. The Laron Mouse / John J. Kopchick and John D. Blischak -- 50. Role of GH/IGF-I Deficiency in Aging / Edward O. List -- 51. Body Composition, Adipose Tissue, and Energy Balance / Darlene E. Berryman -- 52. Metabolism and Metabolic Regulation / Lucila Sackmann-Sala, D. R. Bailey Miles, and John J. Kopchick -- 53. Skeletal Muscle / Juan Ding and John J. Kopchick -- 54. Cardiac Function in GHR-/- Mice / Diana Cruz-Topete and John J. Kopchick -- 55. Bone / Shigeru Okada and Jacob Wright-Piekarski -- 56. GHR Knockout and the CNS / Elahu S. Gosney and John J. Kopchick -- 57. Cancer / Brian D. Bower and John J. Kopchick -- 58. Reproduction / Bruce Kelder -- 59. Conclusions and Future Studies / John J. Kopchick, Hiroyoshi Tanda, Darlene Berryman, and Zvi Laron.
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  • Laser capture microdissection 2004, Springer Protocols
    An introduction to laser-based tissue microdissection techniques / Stephanie Curran and Graeme I. Murray -- Methacarn fixation for genomic DNA analysis in microdissected cells / Makoto Shibutani and Chikako Uneyama -- Multiplex quantitative real-time PCR of laser microdissected tissue / Patrick H. Rooney -- Comparative genomic hybridization using DNA from laser capture microdissected tissue / Grace Callagy, Lucy Jackson, and Carlos Caldas -- Detection of Ki-ras and p53 mutations by laser capture microdissection/PCR/SSCP / Deborah Dillon ... [et al.] -- Whole-genome allelotyping using laser microdissected tissue / Colleen M. Feltmate and Samuel C. Mok -- Microdissection for detecting genetic aberrations in early and advanced human urinary bladder cancer / Arndt Hartmann ... [et al.] -- Laser microdissection for microsatellite analysis in colon and breast cancer / Peter J. Wild ... [et al.] -- Assessment of RET/PTC oncogene activation in thyroid nodules utilizing laser microdissection followed by nested RT-PCR / Giovanni Tallini and Guilherme Brandao -- Combined laser-assisted microdissection and short tandem repeat analysis for detection of in situ microchimerism after solid organ transplantation / Ulrich Lehmann, Anne Versmold, and Hans Kreipe --Genetic analysis of HIV by in situ PCR-directed laser capture microscopy of infected cells / Daniele Marras -- Use of laser capture microdissection together with in situ hybridization and real-time PCR to study the distribution of latent herpes simplex virus genomes in mouse trigeminal ganglion / Xiao-Ping Chen, Marina Mata, and David J. Fink -- Laser capture microdissection and PCR for analysis of human papilloma virus infection / Kheng Chew ... [et al.] -- Laser capture microdissection of hepatic stages of the human parasite plasmodium falciparum for molecular analysis / Jean-Philippe Semblat ... [et al.].Laser-assisted microdissection of membrane-mounted tissue sections / Lise Mette Gjerdrum and Stephen Hamilton-Dutoit -- Laser-assisted microdissection of membrane-mounted sections following immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization / Lise Mette Gjerdrum and Stephen Hamilton-Dutoit -- Laser-assisted cell microdissection using the PALM system / Patrick Micke ... [et al.] -- Laser microdissection and RNA analysis / Ludger Fink and Rainer Maria Bohle -- Gene expression profiling of primary tumor cell populations using laser capture microdissection, RNA transcript amplification, and GeneChip® microarrays / Veronica I. Luzzi, Victoria Holtschlag, and Mark A. Watson -- Quantification of gene expression in mouse and human renal proximal tubules / Jun-ya Kaimori, Masaru Takenaka, and Kousaku Okubo -- Laser capture microdissection for analysis of macrophage gene expression from atherosclerotic lesions / Eugene Trogan and Edward A. Fisher -- Analysis of pituitary cells by laser capture microdissection / Ricardo V. Lloyd, ... [et al.] -- Laser capture microdissection and colorectal cancer proteomics / Laura C. Lawrie and Stephanie Curran -- Proteomic analysis of human bladder tissue using SELDI® approach following microdissection techniques / Rene C. Krieg ... [et al.] --
  • This is the second edition of a well-received book that has been revised and updated to reflect the state of the art in laser and light source technology. After an initial chapter describing the latest understanding of laser physics and safety, subsequent chapters consider laser treatment of vascular lesions, laser treatment of pigmented lesions and tattoos, laser removal of unwanted hair, ablative and non-ablative fractional resurfacing, and use of laser treatment for medical purposes. The book is extremely practical and reader friendly. All chapters are very well illustrated, include quick and clear bullet points, and feature a homogeneous structure covering core concepts, currently available technologies, indications and contraindications, an example of a consent form, and the author's personal treatment approaches. The authors are without exception world experts in the field from North America or Europe.
  • Laser-Tissue Interactions -- Laser Safety: Regulations, Standards and Practice Guidelines -- Lasers for Treatment of Vascular Lesions -- Laser for Scars -- Laser Treatment of Leg Veins -- Lasers and Lights for Treating Pigmented Lesions -- Laser Treatment of Tattoos -- Laser for Hair Removal -- Lasers for Resurfacing -- Fractional Photothermolysis -- Plasma Resurfacing -- Sub-Surfacing Lasers -- Non-invasive Rejuvenation/Skin Tightening: Light-Based Devices -- Laser and Light Therapies for Acne -- Lasers for Psoriasis and Hypopigmentation -- Lasers and Lights for Adipose Tissue and Cellulite -- Intense Pulse Light (IPL) -- Photodynamic Therapy -- Light-Emitting Diode Phototherapy in Dermatological Practice -- Laser and Light for Wound Healing Stimulation -- Lasers in Hair Growth and Hair Transplantation -- Reflectance-Mode Confocal Microscopy in Dermatological Oncology -- Laser Clinical and Practice Pearls -- The Selection and Education of Laser Patients -- Anesthesia for Laser Surgery -- Laser Application for Ethnic Skin -- Laser Applications in Children -- Dressings/Wound Care for Laser Treatment -- Prevention and Treatment of Laser Complications -- Ethical Issues -- Medicolegal Issues (Documentation/Informed Consent) -- Psychological Aspects to Consider Within Laser Treatments -- Photography of Dermatological Laser Treatment -- Online Resources for Dermatologic Laser Therapies -- Starting a Laser Practice -- Research and Future Directions -- Laser/Light Applications in Ophthalmology: Visual Refraction -- Laser/Light Applications in Ophthalmology: Posterior Segment Applications -- Laser/Light Application in Ophthalmology: Control of Intraocular Pressure -- Laser/Light Application in Dental Procedures -- Laser/Light Applications in Otolaryngology -- Laser/Light Applications in Gynecology -- Laser/Light Applications in General Surgery -- Laser/Light Applications in Urology -- Lasers in Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery -- Laser/Light Applications in Neurology and Neurosurgery -- Laser/Light Applications in Anesthesiology.
  • Lasers in medicine 2002, CRCnetBASE
  • Lasik 2004
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  • Part I. Overview of brain tumor survivorship -- Introduction to brain tumor survivorship and historical perspective / Stewart Goldman and Christopher D. Turner -- Late effects of neurosurgery / Arthur J. DiPatri, Martin Pham, and Kenji Muro -- Late effects of CNS radiation therapy / Helen A. Shih, Jay S. Loeffler, and Nancy J. Tarbell -- Late effects of chemotherapy / Sridharan Gururangan -- Late effects of stem cell transplantation in brain tumor survivors / Karina Danner-Koptik, David A. Jacobsohn, and Kimberley J. Dilley -- Effect of cancer treatment on neural stem and progenitor cells / Jörg Dietrich and Santosh Kesari -- The pediatric brain tumor late effects clinic / Kimberly J. Dilley and Barbara Lockart -- Part II. Medical late effects of brain tumor treatment -- Neurological complications in adults / Michelle Monje and Patrick Y. Wen -- Neurological complications in children / Sonia Partap and Paul Graham Fisher -- Strokes among childhood brain tumor survivors / Daniel C. Bowers -- Endocrine late effects: manifestations and treatments / Jason R. Fangusaro and Elizabeth Eaumann Littlejohn -- Ocular consequences and late effects of brain tumor treatments / María E. Echevarría and Joanna L. Weinstein -- Auditory late effects of chemotherapy / Anna K. Meyer and Nancy M. Young -- Reproductive health issues in survivors of childhood and adult brain tumors / Tress Goodwin, B. Elizabeth Delasobera, and Paul Graham Fisher -- Cancer predisposition syndromes / Joanna L. Weinstein, Kanyalakshmi Ayyanar, and Melody A. Watral -- Secondary neoplasms following treatment for brain tumors / Joanna L. Weinstein, Kanyalakshmi Ayyanar, and Melody A. Watral.
  • Lateral flow immunoassay 2009, Springer
  • Lateral line system 2014, Springer
    The Lateral Line System provides an overview of the key concepts and issues surrounding the development, evolution, neurobiology, and function of the lateral line, a fascinating yet somewhat enigmatic flow-sensing system. The book examines the historical precedence for linking the auditory and lateral line systems, its structure and development, use of the lateral line system of zebrafish as a model system, physical principles governing the response properties of the lateral line, the behavioral relevance of this sensory system to the lives of fish, and an examination of how this information
  • Theoretical and methodological issues of Latina/o research / Nestor Rodríguez -- New Latino destinations / Manuel A. Vásquez, Chad E. Seales, and Marie Friedmann Marquardt -- Latino incorporation in the United States in local and transnational contexts / Robert Courtney Smith -- Demographic patterns : age structure, fertility, mortality, and population growth / Jorge del Pinal -- Through children's eyes : families and households of Latino children in the United States / Jennifer E. Glick and Jennifer Van Hook -- U.S. Latinos/as and the "American dream" : diverse populations and unique challenges in housing / Eileen Diaz McConnell -- Latino health paradoxes : empirical evidence, explanations, future research, and implications / Dolores Acevedo-Garcia and Lisa M. Bates -- Latino crime and delinquency in the United States / Ramiro Martinez, Jr. -- The educational experiences of Latinos in the United States / William Vélez -- Latinos in the United States labor market / Lisa Catanzarite and Lindsey Trimble -- Latino/a entrepreneurship in the United States : a strategy of survival and economic mobility / Zulema Valdez -- Income, earnings, and poverty : a portrait of inequality among Latinos/as in the United States / Alberto Dávila, Marie T. Mora, and Alma D. Hales -- Mapping the dynamic terrain of U.S. Latina/o media research / Isabel Molina Guzmán -- As the Latino/a world turns : the literacy and cultural production of transnational latinidades / Ana Patircia Rodríguez -- Religion and religiosity / Miguel A. De La Torre -- Latinos/os (in) on the border / Emily Skop, Brian Gratton, and Myron P. Gutmann -- Entre nosotras/os : theorizing, researching, and constructing cross-Latina/o relations in the United States / Gilda L. Ochoa -- Beyond gender dichotomies : toward a new century of gendered scholarship in the Latina/o experience / Maura I. Toro-Morn -- Adelante mujer : Latina activism, feminism, and empowerment / Denise A. Segura and Elisa Facio -- Latinas and Latinos, sexuality, and society : a critical sociological perspective / Gloria González-Lopez and Salvador Vidal-Ortiz -- Latino partisanship, political activity and vote choice / Kim Geron and Melissa R. Michelson -- Political orientations and Latino immigrant incorporation / Sarah Allen Gershon and Adrian D. Pantoja -- Political mobilization and activism among Latinos/as in the United States / Christian Zlolniski -- Unions and the unionization of Latinas/os in the United States / Héctor L. Delgado.
  • Lattice 2008, Springer
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    Cancer drugs: from nitrogen mustards to Gleevec -- Drugs to kill germs -- Cardiovascular drugs: from nitroglycerin to Lipitor -- Sex and drugs -- Drugs of the mind -- Diabetes drugs -- Anesthetics -- Anti-inflammatory drugs -- Reflections.
  • Lavender 2002, CRCnetBASE
  • LC-MS/MS in proteomics 2010, Springer Protocols
    Approaches and applications of quantitative LC-MS for proteomics and activitomics / Pedro R. Cutillas and John F. Timms -- Overview of quantitative LC-MS techniques for proteomics and activitomics / John F. Timms and Pedro R. Cutillas -- Instrumentation for LC-MS/MS in proteomics / Robert Chalkley -- Bioinformatics for LC-MS/MS-based proteomics / Richard J. Jacob -- Analysis of post-translational modifications by LC-MS/MS / Hannah Johnson and Claire E. Eyers -- In-depth analysis of protein phosphorylation by multidimensional ion exchange chromatography and mass spectrometry / Maria P. Alcolea and Pedro R. Cutillas -- Mapping of phosphorylation sites by LC-MS/MS / Bertran Gerrits and Bernd Bodenmiller -- Analysis of carbohydrates on proteins by offline normal-phase liquid chromatography MALDI-TOF-MS/MS / Theodora Tryfona and Elaine Stephens -- Selected reaction monitoring applied to quantitative proteomics / Reiko Kiyonami and Bruno Domon -- Basic design of MRM assays for peptide quantification / Andrew James and Claus Jorgensen -- Proteome-wide quantitation by SILAC / Kristoffer T.G. Rigbolt and Blagoy Blagoev -- Quantification of proteins by iTRAQ / Richard D. Unwin -- Quantification of proteins by label-free LC-MS/MS / Yishai Levin and Sabine Bahn -- Protocol for quantitative proteomics of cellular membranes and membrane rafts / Andrew J. Thompson and Ritchie Williamson -- Organelle proteomics by label-free and SILAC-based protein correlation profiling / Joern Dengjel, Lis Jakobsen, and Jens S. Andersen -- Mapping protein-protein interactions by quantitative proteomics / Joern Dengjel, Irina Kratchmarova, and Blagoy Blagoev -- Analysis of serum proteins by LC-MS/MS / Sarah Tonack, John P. Neoptolemos, and Eithne Costello -- Urinary proteome profiling using 2D-DIGE and LC-MS/MS / Mark E. Weeks -- Analysis of peptides in biological fluids by LC-MS/MS / Pedro R. Cutillas -- Quantification of protein kinase activities by LC-MS / Maria P. Alcolea and Pedro R. Cutillas -- A protocol for top-down proteomics using HPLC and ETD/PTR-MS / Sarah R. Hart.
  • Lead and public health 2011, ScienceDirect
    The book presents a detailed assessment of the health science of lead and the human health risk assessment models for lead's human health impacts, followed by an account of various regulatory efforts in the United States and elsewhere to eliminate or reduce human toxic exposures to lead. The science of lead as presented here covers releases of lead into the environment, lead's movement through the environment to reach humans who are then exposed, and the spectrum of toxic effects, particularly low-level toxic effects, on the developing central nervous system of the very young child. The section on human health risk assessment deals with quantifying not only the dose-response relationships that underlie toxic responses to lead in sensitive populations but also with the likelihood of toxic responses vis-vis environmental lead at some level of exposure. This section includes a treatment of computer models of lead exposure, particularly those that use lead in whole blood as a key measure. Various models convert lead intake via various body compartments into measures of body lead burden. Such measures are then directly related to severity of injury. The final section of the book deals with past and present regulatory efforts to control lead releases into the human environment. Current control efforts present a mixed picture. The most problematic issue is the continued presence of lead paint in older housing and lead in soils of urban and mining industry communities. Comprehensive assessment of the three major facets of the public health problem of lead: the voluminous science, the risk assessment approaches, and approaches to controlling lead as a public health problem. Integration of the above three elements to provide a coherent whole Provides a single source of information that will be extremely valuable to all professionals working in areas impacted by this toxic substance.
  • Reverse pharmacognosy : a new concept for accelerating natural drug discovery / Quoc-Tuan Do and Philippe Bernard -- Effects of plant extracts on gene expression profiling : from macroarrays to microarray technology / Carlo Mischiati, Alessia Sereni, Mahmud Tareq Hassan Khan, Ilaria Lampronti and Roberto Gambari -- Effects of medicinal plant extracts on molecular interactions between DNA and transcription factors / Ilaria Lampronti, Mahmud Tareq Hassan Khan, Nicoletta Bianchi, Giordana Feriotto, Carlo Mischiati, Monica Borgatti and Roberto Gambari -- Plants with antitumor properties : from biologically active molecules to drugs / Ilaria Lampronti, Mahmud Tareq Hassan Khan, Nicoletta Bianchi, Elisabetta Lambertini, Roberta Piva, Monica Borgatti and Roberto Gambari -- Herbal extracts and compounds active against herpes simplex virus / Kenneth D. Thompson -- Pharmacological modulation of cough reflex / Gabriela Nosalova, Juraj Mokry and Sona Franova -- Phytotherapy of cough / Sona Franova, Gabriela Nosalova and Juraj Mokry -- The medicinal potential of black seed (Nigella sativa) and its components / Hala Gali-Muhtasib, Nahed El-Najjar and Regine Schneider-Stock -- Cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors from natural sources : recent advances and future prospects for cancer treatment / Hala Gali-Muhtasib -- Anticancer and medicinal properties of essential oil and extracts of East Mediterranean sage (salvia triloba) / Hala Gali-Muhtasib -- Marine organisms from Brazil as source of potential anticancer agents / Letícia Veras Costa-Lotufo, Cláudia Pessoa, Maria Elisabete A. Moraes, Adaíla Marta Paixão Almeida, Manoel Odorico de Moraes and Tito Monteiro da Cruz Lotufo -- Anticancer potential of Northeast Brazilian plants / Cláudia Pessoa, Letícia Veras Costa-Lotufo, Albert Leyva, Maria Elisabete Amaral de Moraes and Manoel Odorico de Moraes --Safety and efficacy of phytomedicines / Manoel Odorico de Moraes, Fernando Antônio Frota Bezerra, Letícia Veras Costa-Lotufo, Cláudia Pessoa and Maria Elisabete Amaral de Moraes -- Pharmacological and biochemical profiling of lead compounds from traditional remedies : the case of Croton cajucara / Maria Aparecida M. Maciel, Tereza Neuma C. Dantas, Janaína Keila P. Câmara, Angelo C. Pinto, Valdir F. Veiga Jr., Carlos R. Kaiser, Nuno A. Pereira, Cristina M.T.S. Carneiro, Frederico A. Vanderlinde, Antônio J. Lapa, Aniele R. Agner, Ilce M.S. Cólus, Juliana Echevarria-Lima, Noema F. Grynberg, Andressa Esteves-Souza, Kenia Pissinate and Aurea Echevarria -- Antihypertensive peptides from natural resources / Toshiro Matsui and Kiyoshi Matsumoto -- Xanthones as therapeutic agents : chemistry and pharmacology / Noungoue Tchamo Diderot, Ngouela Silvere and Tsamo Etienne -- Inhibition of immunodeficiency type-1 virus (HIV-1) life cycle by medicinal plant extracts and plant-derived compounds / Roberto Gambari and Ilaria Lampronti -- Anticancer properties of saffron, Crocus sativus Linn. / José-Antonio Fernández -- Lead compounds and drug candidates from some Turkish plants for human health / İlkay Orhan and Bilge Şener -- Molecular design of multifunctional anti-Salmonella agents based on natural products / Isao Kubo, Ken-ichi Fujita, Ken-ichi Nihei and Aya Kubo -- Plant growth inhibitory activities by secondary metabolites isolated from Latin American flora / Carlos L Céspedes, Juan C Marín, Mariana Domínguez, J Guillermo Avila and Blanca Serrato -- Metabolomics : systematic studies of the metabolic profiling / Mahmud Tareq Hassan Khan and Arjumand Ather.
  • Leadership in healthcare 2009, Springer
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    1889-1939 : the first fifty years -- 1940-1988 : Hopkins Medicine moves into the modern era -- 1989-1993 : celebrations and changing of the guard -- 1994 -1998 : overcoming turmoil and addressing challenges -- 1999-2003 : tested to the limit, surmounting crises -- 2001-2011 : creating a new Johns Hopkins Medicine.
  • Lean brain management 2008, Springer
    Lean brain : the greatest challenge of the future -- On the way to LBQ -- The automatic control of a lean brain system -- Inhibitors of LBQ and counteractive measures -- Stereotypical activity in the blood! -- Suggestions for concrete transformations of the world -- The metaphysics of lean brain thought -- Musoleum Germany -- Brain rest.
  • A growing, aging population; the rise to epidemic proportions of various chronic diseases; competing, often overlapping medical technologies; and of course, skyrocketing costs compounded by waste and inefficiency - these are just a few of the multifarious challenges currently facing healthcare delivery. An unexpected source of solutions is being imported from the manufacturing sector: lean thinking. "Lean Principles for Healthcare" presents a conceptual framework, management principles, and practical tools for professionals tasked with designing and implementing modern, streamlined healthcare systems or overhauling faulty ones. Focusing on core components such as knowledge management, e-health, patient-centeredness, and collaborative care, chapters illustrate lean concepts in action across specialties (as diverse as nursing, urology, and emergency care) and around the globe. Extended case examples show health systems responding to consumer needs and provider realities with equal efficiency and effectiveness, and improved quality and patient outcomes. Further, contributors tackle the gamut of technological, medical, cultural, and business issues.
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  • This book is an ideal introduction to the use of radiology in imaging diseases of the liver, gallbladder and biliary system, pancreas, spleen, and gastrointestinal tract. Each of the ten chapters is devoted to a particular organ and contains ten illustrated case reports drawn from clinical practice. Common clinical situations and indications for imaging are reviewed, and clear descriptions are provided of the various imaging techniques that will assist in resolving diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas. This book is recommended for medical students, residents, and inexperienced abdominal radiologists.
  • Learning Basic Genetics with Interactive Computer Programs is a comprehensive and interactive learning program that focuses on chromosome simulation and model building. It is intended to assist students in learning more about genetics with ease. The 11 modules of this program form an integrated system for learning the basic concepts of genetics. The program innovation lies in its unique content design that incorporates cognitive feedback and experiential learning through the novel use of interactive applications. Each of the modules is designed to enhance learning by simultaneously employing "eyes-on," "minds-on," and "hands-on" activities. Topics are motivated by questions, information is presented in simple terms, and concepts are clarified by interactive prompts. Used as a supplement to traditional lectures and textbook assignments, the program not only serves as a foundation upon which to build more complex and detailed topics, but as a tutor to clarify and guide when there is confusion. The software that accompanies this book has been shown to be an ideal tool for learning about genetics, which requires a combination of understanding, conceptualization, and practical experience.
  • Learning C# 3.0. 1st ed. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • Learning cardiac imaging 2010, Springer
  • Learning chest imaging 2013, Springer
    Pleural and Pleural Space -- Diaphragm -- Mediastinum and Pulmonary Circulation -- Air Space and Bronchi - I -- Air Space and Bronchi - II -- Trachea and Airway -- Heart and Great Vessels -- Chest Wall and Soft Tissues -- Pulmonary Interstitium -- Medical Device and Monitoring of the Chest.
  • This introduction to genitourinary and pelvic radiology is a further volume in the Learning Imaging series. Written in a case-based format, the book is subdivided into ten chapters: kidney; adrenal gland; urinary bladder, collecting system and urethra; prostate and seminal vesicles; scrotum; obstetrics; uterus; cervix and vagina; adnexa and retroperitoneum. Genitourinary radiology has undergone a tremendous change owing to advances in ultrasound, CT and MRI that have redefined our understanding of genitourinary and pelvic pathology. Each chapter includes an introduction and ten case studies with illustrations and comments from anatomical, physiopathological and radiological standpoints and with bibliographic recommendations. Learning Genitourinary and Pelvic Imaging will be of value for radiologists, radiology residents, medical students and anybody else working in genitourinary and pelvic pathology.Learning Imaging is a unique case-based series for those in professional education in general and for physicians in particular.
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  • Learning MySQL 2006, ProQuest Safari
  • Learning neuroimaging 2012, Springer
  • Tumoral neurology [cases]: Pilocytic astrocytoma -- Pilomyxoid astrocytoma -- Ependymoma -- Infrequent presentation of medulloblastoma -- Brainstem tumors -- Choroid plexus tumors -- Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the CNS -- Glioblastoma -- Rhabdomyosarcoma -- Pineoblastoma -- Tumoral and non-tumoral neurology [cases]: Nasal chondromesenchymal hamartoma -- Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma -- Desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma -- Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor of the pellucidum (DNET SP) -- CNS langerhans cell histiocytosis -- Hemangioma of infancy -- Vascular lesion of the face -- Retinoblastoma -- Tuberous sclerosis -- Neurofibromatosis type 1 -- Non-tumoral neurology [cases]: Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis -- Multiple sclerosis -- Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome -- Focal cortical dysplasia -- CNS takayasu arteritis -- Premamilar ventriculostomy -- Bilateral cystic microphthalmia (Bilateral cystic eye) -- Tuberculous meningitis -- Spinal epidural abscess -- Mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stoke (MELAS) syndrome -- Thorax [cases]: Parapneumonic pleural effusion -- Primary pulmonary tuberculosis -- Viral infections -- Pulmonary aspergillosis -- Cystic fibrosis -- Cystic pleuropulmonary blastoma -- Endobronchial tumor: mucoepidermoid carcinoma -- Pulmonary artery sling -- Partial anomalous pulmonary venous return -- Coarctation of the aorta -- Non-tumoral abdomen [cases]: Intussusception -- Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis -- Mesenteric lymphadenopathy in children -- Acute appendiciis -- Inflammatory bowel disease -- Pancreatic trauma -- Focal nodular hyperplasia -- Ascariasis -- Congenital imperforate hymen with hydrocolpos -- Intrauterine spermatic cord torsion -- Tumoral abdomen [cases]: Neuroblastoma -- Hepatoblastoma -- Infantile hemangioendothelioma of the liver -- Endodermal sinus tumors (Yolk sac tumors) -- Adrenocortical tumors -- Hodgkin's lymphoma -- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- Hepatosplenic candidiasis in acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Cystic testicular teratoma -- Ovarian tumor (Yolk sac tumor) -- Genitourinary [cases]: Wilms' tumor -- Fetal rhabdomyomatous nephroblastoma -- Mesoblastic nephroma -- Malignant rhabdoid tumor of the kidney -- Megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis -- Ossifying renal tumor of infancy -- Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis -- Ureteral duplications -- Renal trauma -- Renal candidiasis -- Musculoskeletal [cases]: Legg-calve-perthes disease -- Perisciatic pyomyositis -- Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis -- Spondylodiscitis -- Septic arthritis of the hip -- Lipoblastoma -- Osteosarcoma -- Ewing's sarcoma -- Lumbar Ewing's sarcoma -- Granulocytic sarcoma -- Neonatal [cases]: Surfactant deficiency disease -- Bronchogenic cyst -- Localized persistent pulmonary interstitial emphysema -- Posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus in the preterm infant -- Hypoxoic-ischemic encephalopathy -- Cerebral sinovenous thrombosis in neonates -- Disseminated cerebral candidiasis in preterm infants -- Necrotizing enterocolitis -- Midgut volvulus -- Portal calcification seondary to umbilical vein catheterization -- Fetal [cases]: Fetal open-lip schizencephaly -- Classic lissencephaly -- Fetal thyrocervical teratoma -- Congenital cystic andemoatoid malformation, type II -- Congenital diaphragmatic hernia -- Multicystic dysplasia of the kidney -- Fetal posterior urethral valves -- Fetal jejunal atresia -- Prune belly syndrome (Eagle-Barrett syndrome) -- Gastroschisis.
  • Learning Perl. 5th ed. 2008, ProQuest Safari
  • Learning PHP & MySQL. 2nd ed. 2007, ProQuest Safari
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  • Learning Python. 3rd ed. 2007, ProQuest Safari
  • Learning Rails. 1st ed. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • Learning Ruby 2007, ProQuest Safari
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  • Learning surgery 2004, Springer
  • Learning the bash shell. 3rd ed. 2005, ProQuest Safari
  • Learning the Korn Shell. 2nd ed. 2002, ProQuest Safari
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    Passing on the Stead legacy / Andrew G. Wallace -- The patient is the focus of doctoring / Francis A. Neelon -- Learning is a community affair / E. Harvey Estes -- We learn most when we ourselves teach / Earl N. Metz -- Thinking trumps memorization : the lesson on attending rounds? / Joseph C. Greenfield, Jr. -- Brain sorting in the 21st century / Galen S. Wagner -- Teachers of medicine and their students / Harold R. Silberman -- Summing up the symposium / Francis A. Neelon, E. Harvey Estes, Andrew G. Wallace.
  • Abdominal ultrasound / Carlos Nicolau, Pedro Seguí, Jose Luís del Cura, Blanca Paño -- Woman's imaging / Jose Luís del Cura, Pedro Seguí, Rosa Zabala, Martín Velasco -- Musculoskeletal ultrasound / Angel Bueno, Jose Martel, Ana Sanz -- Small parts / Pedro Seguí, Elena Elizagaray, Carlos Nicolau -- Thorax / Rosa Zabala, Jose Luís del Cura -- Pediatrics / Fermín Sáez, Elena Elizagaray, José Martel -- Vascular / Blanca Paño, Pedro Seguí -- Contrast ultrasound / Teresa Fontanilla, Carlos Nicolau, Javier Minaya -- Interventional ultrasound / Jose Luís del Cura, Rosa Zabala, Igone Korta.
  • Learning UNIX for Mac OS X Panther 2004, ProQuest Safari
  • This book is an introduction to interventional radiology. Written in a case-based format, the book is subdivided into ten chapters made up of ten vascular and non-vascular interventional radiology cases. Each case contains illustrations and legends describing the imaging findings and technical details of each intervention, comments from anatomical, physiopathological and radiological standpoints, as well as a description of the interventional procedure and the required interventional devices. The book is aimed at vascular and non-vascular interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, radiology.
  • Learning Visual Basic .NET 2003, ProQuest Safari
    Visual Basic.NET and .NET programming --Getting started with VB.NET --Object-oriented programming --Visual studio .NET --VB.NET language fundamentals --Branching --Operators --Classes and objects --Inside methods --Basic debugging --Inheritance and polymorphism --Structures --Interfaces --Arrays --Collection interfaces and types --Strings --Throwing and catching exceptions -Applications and events --Afterword.
  • Learning XML. 2nd ed. 2003, ProQuest Safari
  • Learning XNA 3.0. 1st ed. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • Learning XSLT ProQuest Safari
  • "In Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat Lecture Notes, 11th edition you will find everything on the topic that could crop up in a clinic or teaching session. This little gem of a book is clearly laid out with colour photographs and illustrations, is broken down into intuitive chapters and sections, and contains treatment boxes, all of which help those key concepts stick"--Provided by publisher.
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    Normal haemoglobin, blood cells, and haemopoiesis -- Anaemia and polycythaemia : general considerations -- Haemolytic anaemias -- Iron metabolism, iron-deficiency anaemia and other hypochromic microcytic anaemias -- Macrocytosis and macrocytic anaemia -- Conditions causing white cell abnormalities -- Structure and function of lymphoid tissue -- Lymphomas - general principles -- Classification of lymphoma -- Hodgkin's lymphoma and some of the commoner clinical entities of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas including acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia -- Myeloma and other paraproteinaemias -- Neoplastic disorders of myeloid cells -- Bone marrow transplantation -- Aplastic anaemia and pure red cell aplasia -- Blood transfusion and haemolytic disease of the newborn -- Haemostasis, abnormal bleeding and anticoagulant therapy.
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    General topics -- System-based infections -- Multisystem infections -- Infection in special groups, zoonoses, tropical diseases and helminths.
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    Taking a cardiovascular history -- Examination of the cardiovascular system -- The electrocardiogram -- Imaging -- Hypertension -- Coronary heart disease -- Thrombosis in cardiovascular disease -- The myocardium -- Heart failure -- Valvular heart disease -- The endocardium -- The pericardium -- Electrophysiology -- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- Diseases of the aorta -- Pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary thromboembolism -- Pregnancy and the heart -- Congenital heart disease -- Heart disease in the elderly -- Cardiac tumours -- Surgery and anaesthesia -- Cardiology, the law and occupation.
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    Anaesthetic assessment and preparation for surgery -- Anaesthesia -- Postanaesthesia care -- Management of perioperative emergencies and cardiac arrest -- Recognition and management of the critically ill patient -- Anaesthetists and chronic pain.
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    Assessment and preparation for surgery -- The principles of anaesthesia -- The practice of anaesthesia -- Postanaesthesia care -- Recognition and management of the acutely ill patient on the ward -- Management of the critically ill patient.
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    Requesting and interpreting tests -- Disturbances of water, sodium and potassium balance -- Acid-base balance and oxygen transport -- Renal disease -- Disorders of calcium, phosphate and magnesium metabolism -- Trauma, inflammation, immunity and malignancy -- Liver disease -- Gastrointestinal tract disease -- Nutrition -- Diabetes mellitus and hypoglycaemia -- Cardiovascular disorders -- Disorders of iron and porphyrin metabolism -- Uric acid, gout and purine metabolism -- Disorders of the hypothalamus and pituitary -- Abnormalities of thyroid function -- Disorders of the adrenal cortex and medulla -- Investigation of gonadal function, infertility, menstrual irregularities and hirsutism -- Pregnancy and antenatal screening -- Clinical biochemistry in paediatrics and geriatrics -- Central nervous system and cerebrospinal fluid -- Therapeutic drug monitoring and chemical toxicology.
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    Structure and function of the skin, hair and nails -- Approach to the diagnosis of dermatological disease -- Bacterial and viral infections -- Fungal infections -- Ectoparasite infections -- Acne, acneiform eruptions and rosacea -- Eczema -- Psoriasis -- Benign and malignant skin tumours -- Naevi -- Inherited disorders -- Pigmentary disorders -- Disorders of the hair and nails -- Bullous disorders -- Miscellaneous erythematous and papulosquamous disorders and light-induced skin diseases -- Vascular disorders -- Connective tissue disorders -- Pruritus -- Systemic disease and the skin -- Skin and the psyche -- Cutaneous drug reactions -- Treatment of skin disease.
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    The principles of emergency medicine -- Major trauma and multiple injuries -- Head injuries -- The neck and the back -- Facial injuries -- Injuries to the trunk -- The lower limb -- The upper limb -- The hand -- Burns -- Cardiac arrest and cardiac dysrhythmias -- Chest pain -- Respiratory distress -- Collapse and sudden illness - Poisoning -- Abdominal pain -- Obstetric, gynaecological, genitourinary and perineal problems - Children's problems in the emergency department -- The disturbed patient -- Medicolegal aspects of emergency medicine -- Small wounds and localized infections -- Ophthalmic, ENT and facial conditions.
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    Epidemiology -- Prevention and control of disease -- Health services.
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    Normal haemoglobin, blood cells, and haemopoiesis -- Anaemia and polycythaemia: general considerations -- Haemolytic anaemias -- Iron metabolism, iron deficiency anaemia, other hypochromic microcytic anaemias, and iron overload -- Macrocytosis and macrocytic anaemia -- Conditions causing white cell abnormalities -- Structure and function of lymphoid tissue -- Lymphomas: general principles -- Classification of lymphoma -- Hodgkin's lymphoma and some of the commoner clinical entities of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, including ALL and CLL -- Myeloma and other paraproteinaemias -- Neoplastic disorders of myeloid cells -- Bone marrow transplantation -- Aplastic anaemia and pure red cell aplasia -- Haemostasis, abnormal bleeding, and anticoagulant therapy -- Blood transfusion and haemolytic disease of the newborn -- Basic haematological techniques and reference ranges.
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    Cell physiology -- Cellular communication -- Introduction to the nervous system -- Signalling in the nervous system -- Muscle -- Sensory systems -- Special senses -- Motor system -- Higher nervous functions -- Pain -- Endocrine system -- Reproduction -- Blood -- Introduction to the cardiovascular system -- Cardiovascular system--the heart -- Vascular system -- Cardiovascular regulation, regional circulation and circulatory adjustments -- Respiration -- Digestive system -- Kidney -- Fluid and electrolyte balance -- Energy metabolism -- Temperature regulation -- Exercise.
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    Basic bacteriology : structure -- Basic bacteriology : physiology -- Basic bacteriology : genetics -- Classification of bacteria -- Staphylococci -- Streptococci and enterococcci -- Clostridia -- Other gram-positive bacteria -- Gram-negative cocci -- Enterobacteriaceae -- Parvobacteri -- Pseudomonas and other aerobic gram-negative bacilli -- Campylobacter, helicobacter, and vibrios -- Treponema, borrelia, and leptospira -- Gram-negative anaerobic bacteria -- Mycobacteria --Chlamydiae, rickettsiaceae, mycoplasma -- Basic virology -- Major virus groups -- Basic mycology and classification of fungi -- Parasitology : protozoa -- Parasitology : metazoa (helminths) -- Host-parasite relationships -- Diagnostic laboratory methods -- Epidemiology and prevention of infection -- Management of infections -- Immunisation -- Sterilisation and disinfection -- Antibacterial agents -- Antifungal agents -- Antiviral agents -- Upper respiratory tract infections --Lower respiratory tract infections -- Gastrointestinal infections -- Liver and biliary tract infections -- Urinary tract infections -- Genital infections (including sexually transmitted diseases) -- Infections of central nervous system -- Septicaemia and bacteraemia -- Device-related infections -- Drug-resistant microorganisms -- Cardiovascular infections -- Bone and joint infections -- Skin and soft-tissue infections -- Infections in the compromised host -- Perinatal and congenital infections -- Human immunodeficiency viruses -- Miscellaneous viral infections.
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    Neurological history-taking -- Consciousness -- Cognitive function -- Vision and other cranial nerves -- Motor function -- Sensation -- Autonomic function -- Investigating the patient -- -- Headache and facial pain -- Epilepsy -- Stroke -- Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders -- Neurosurgical topics: head injury and brain tumour -- Neurological infections -- Spinal conditions -- Multiple sclerosis -- Nerve and muscle -- Development and degeneration -- Neurology and other medical specialties -- Neurological emergencies -- Neurorehabilitation.
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    Neurological history-taking -- Consciousness -- Cognitive function -- Vision and other cranial nerves -- Motor function -- Sensation -- Autonomic function -- Investigating the patient -- Headache and facial pain -- Epilepsy -- Stroke -- Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders -- Neurosurgical topics : head injury and brain tumour -- Neurological infections -- Spinal conditions -- Multiple sclerosis -- Nerve and muscle -- Development and degeneration -- Neurology and other medical specialties -- Neurological emergencies -- Neurorehabilitation.
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    Basic science -- The woman as a patient -- Puberty and menstrual problems of young women -- Subfertility -- Pregnancy prevention -- Benign diseases, genital tract infections and sexual problems -- The mother and fetus in pregnancy -- Bleeding in pregnancy -- The antenatal period -- Diseases of pregnancy -- Diseases in pregnancy -- Normal labour -- Abnormal labour -- Puerperium -- The newborn -- Abnormal vaginal blood loss -- Pelvic pain -- Breast disease -- Screening for gynaecological cancer -- Malignant gynaecological conditions -- The menopause -- Pelvic floor disorders -- Statistics of reproductive medicine.
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    Anatomy -- History and examination -- Clinical optics -- The orbit -- The eyelids -- The lacrimal system -- Conjuctiva, cornea and sclera -- The lens and cataract -- Uveitis -- Glaucoma -- Retina and choroid -- Retinal vascular disease --The pupil and its responses -- The visual pathway -- Eye movements and their disorders -- Trauma -- Tropical ophthalmology : eye diseases in the developing world -- Symptoms of eye disease -- Services for the visually handicapped -- Clinical cases -- Useful references.
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    Musculoskeletal structures and function -- Soft tissue injuries and healing -- Nerve injuries and repair -- Fractures and healing -- Fractures : principles of management -- Complications of fractures -- Major trauma -- Congenital malformations -- Generalised orthopaedic conditions -- Inflammatory conditions -- Degenerative conditions -- Neoplastic conditions of bone and soft tissue -- Infections -- Metabolic diseases of bone -- Examination of the musculoskeletal system -- The forearm, wrist, and hand -- The elbow -- The shoulder and upper arm -- The spine -- The pelvis -- The hip and thigh -- The knee and lower leg -- The foot and ankle -- Orthopaedic techniques.
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    Respiratory tract -- Cardiovascular system -- Gastrointestinal tract -- Liver and pancreas -- Urinary tract -- Skeletal system -- Skeletal trauma -- Paediatrics -- Obstetrics and gynaecology -- Neuroradiology -- Specific radiological investigations -- Film-viewing hints.
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    Respiratory tract -- Cardiovascular system -- Gastrointestinal tract -- Liver and pancreas -- Urinary tract -- Musculoskeletal system -- Trauma -- Paediatrics -- Obstetrics and gynaecology -- Neuroradiology -- Specific radiological investigations -- Film-viewing hints.
  • Completely revised and updated, this well-illustrated and practically-oriented text has retained its general layout and style and division into specimen-type based chapters. The visual image remains key to explaining the pathological processes and this is facilitated by full colour photography throughout the text. The book emphasizes pertinent recent advances which augment the morphological study of disease. There is updated information on clinically important aspects, immunohistochemistry, tumour cytogenetics and molecular biology. Illustrations include macro specimens, microscopic specimens and illustrations of additional techniques - immunohistochemistry, molecular analyses and electron microscopy - to help both the pathologist and ophthalmologist understand the process that a specimen must go through prior to producing a report and how these various techniques help to refine the diagnosis. The third edition of Lee's Ophthalmic Histopathology is an invaluable reference source for ophthalmic pathologists, general pathologists and ophthalmologists.
  • Introduction: Bateson the precursor /Jesper Hoffmeyer --Angels fear revisited: Gregory Bateson's cybernetic theory of mind applied to religion-science debates /Mary Catherine Bateson --From thing to relation. On Bateson's bioanthropology /Jesper Hoffmeyer --What connects the map to the territory? /Tyrone Cashman --The pattern which connects pleroma to creatura: the autocell bridge from physics to life /Terrence Deacon and Jeremy Sherman --Bateson's method: double description. What is it? How does it work? What do we learn? /Julie Hui, Tyrone Cashman, and Terrence Deacon --Gregory Bateson's relevance to current molecular biology /Luis Emilio Bruni --Process ecology: creatura at large in an open universe /Robert E. Ulanowicz --Connections in action - bridging implicit and explicit domains /Teresa S.S. Shilhab and Christian Gerlach --Bateson: biology with meaning /Brian Goodwin --Gregory Bateson's "uncovery" of ecological aesthetics /Peter Harries-Jones --Collapsing the wave function of meaning: the epistemological matrix of talk-in-interaction /Donald Favareau --Re-enchanting evolution: transcending fundamentalisms through a mythopoetic epistemology /Gregory Mengel --Bateson and Peirce on the pattern that connects and the sacred /Søren Brier --Bateson, Peirce and the sign of the sacred /Deborah Eicher-Catt.
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    Section I. Radiation biology and physics -- Section II. Imaging -- Section III. Radiation oncology -- Part 1. Central nervous system -- Part 2. Head and neck tumors -- Part 3. Tumors of the thorax -- Part 4. Gastrointestinal tumors -- Part 5. Urologic tumors -- Part 6. Gynecologic tumors -- Part 7. Pediatric tumors -- Part 8. Cancer of the breast -- Part 9. Adult sarcomas -- Part 10. Lymphomas -- Part 11. Ocular cancer -- Part 12. Skin cancer -- Part 13. Benign disease -- Section IV. Emerging radiation modalities.
  • Lemurs 2006, Springer
    Lemur origins, history of ecological studies on lemurs, and the ecology of the recently extinct (subfossil) lemurs --Origin of the Malagasy strepsirhine primates /Ian Tattersall --Notes on the history of ecological studies of Malagasy lemurs /Alison Jolly and R.W. Sussman --Ecology and extinction of Madagascar's subfossil lemurs /Laurie R. Godfrey, William L. Jungers, and Gary T. Schwartz --The evolution of lemur traits, basic and unusual patterns --Impact of ecology on the teeth of extant lemurs :a review of dental adaptations, function, and life history /Frank P. Cuozzo and Nayuta Yamashita --Big is beautiful :fat storage and hibernation as a strategy to cope with marked seasonality in the fat-tailed dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus medius) /Joanna Fietz and K.H. Dausmann --Polyspecific associations of crowned lemurs and Sanford's lemurs in Madagascar /Benjamin Z. Freed --Cathemerality in lemurs /Deborah J. Curtis --Adaptations in the aye-aye :a review /Eleanor J. Sterling and Erin E. McCreless --Connecting ecology and adaptation : summaries and new studies --Evolutionary divergence in the brown lemur species complex /Steig E. Johnson --Ecological diversity and seasonal adaptations of mouse lemurs (Microcebus spp.) /Ute Radespiel --Social pair-bonding and resource defense in wild red-bellied lemurs (Eulemur rubriventer) /Deborah J. Overdorff and Stacey R. Tecot --Lemur catta ecology :what we know and what we need to know /Lisa Gould --Impact of seasonality and reproduction on social structure, ranging patterns, and fission-fusion social organization in red ruffed lemurs /Natalie Vasey --Ecologically enigmatic lemurs :the sifakas of the eastern forests (Propithecus candidus, P. diadema, P. edwardsi, P. perrieri, P. tattersalli) /Mitchell T. Irwin --Behavioral and ecological adaptations in two small folivorous lemurs with different social organization :Avahi and Lepilemur /Urs Thalmann --The feeding ecology and related adaptations of Indri indri /Joyce A. Powzyk and Christopher B. Mowry --Behavior and ecology of gentle lemurs (genus Hapalemur) /Chia L. Tan --Lemur adaptations to a changing environment, natural and anthropogenic stress --Considering climate change effects in lemur ecology and conservation /Patricia C. Wright --Diet composition, foraging, and feeding behavior in relation to habitat disturbance :implications for the adaptability of ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata editorium) in Manombo Forest, Madagascar /Jonah Ratsimbazafy --Overview on the health and disease ecology of wild lemurs :conservation implications /Randall E. Junge and Michelle L. Sauther
  • Lentil 2007, Springer
  • Annotation Gene therapy was conceived during the early and mid part of the 20th century. At first, it was considered a revolutionary biomedical procedure, which could potentially cure any disease for which the molecular bases were understood. Since then, gene therapy has gone through many stages and has evolved from a nearly unrealistic perspective to a real life application. Clinical efficacy in humans was demonstrated at the beginning of this century after its successful application in small-scale clinical trials to cure severe immunodeficiency in children. However, their successes were overshadowed some time later by the occurrence of vector-related leukaemia in a number of treated children. It is in this context that lentiviral vectors have appeared, with improved efficiency and, possibly, increased biosafety. Very recently, the first clinical trials with lentivectors have been carried out with some success. This Brief firstly defines gene therapy, and places lentivectors within this fascinating therapeutic strategy. Then follows a comprehensive description of the development of retroviral and lentiviral vectors and how to specifically target distinct cell types and tissues. The authors also discuss the application of lentivector gene therapy for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases, ending with the application of lentivectors in human gene therapy clinical trials.
  • Lentivirus gene engineering protocols 2003, Springer Protocols
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  • Leprosy in China 2009, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "Angela Ki Che Leung's meticulous study begins with the classical annals of the imperial era, which contain the first descriptions of a feared and stigmatized disorder modern researchers now identify as leprosy. She then tracks the relationship between the disease and China's social and political spheres (theories of contagion prompted community and statewide efforts at segregation); religious traditions (Buddhism and Daoism ascribed redemptive meaning to those suffering from the disease), and evolving medical discourse (Chinese doctors have contested the disease's etiology for centuries). Leprosy even pops up in Chinese folklore, attributing the spread of the contagion to contact with immoral women." "Leung next places the history of leprosy into a global context of colonialism, racial politics, and "imperial danger." A perceived global pandemic in the late nineteenth century seemed to confirm Westerners' fears that Chinese immigration threatened public health. Therefore battling to contain, if not eliminate, the disease became a central mission of the modernizing, state-building projects of the late Qing empire, the nationalist government of the first half of the twentieth century, and the People's Republic of China." "Stamping out the curse of leprosy was the first step toward achieving "hygienic modernity" and erasing the cultural and economic backwardness associated with the disease. Leung's final move connects China's experience with leprosy to a larger history of public health and biomedical regimes of power, exploring the cultural and political implications of China's Sino-Western approach to the disease."--Jacket.
  • Part 1.GENERAL SECTION /History and Phylogeography of Leprosy /Stewart T. Cole and Pushpendra Singh --Microbiology /Andrea Clapasson and Silvia Canata --Genetics of Leprosy /Vinicius Medeiros Fava and Marcelo Távora Mira --Host Response to M. leprae /Rodrigo Ribeiro-Rodrigues --Pathogenesis /Cesare Massone and Enrico Nunzi --Classification /Cesare Massone and Alexandra M. G. Brunasso --Part 2.PATIENT'S EXAMINATION --Patient History /Enrico Nunzi, Cesare Massone and Salvatore Noto --Laboratory Investigations /Andrea Clapasson and Silvia Canata --Part 3.SKIN --Physical Examination: Skin /Enrico Nunzi, Cesare Massone and Salvatore Noto --Clinical Features /Enrico Nunzi, Cesare Massone and Salvatore Noto --Lucio-Latapí Leprosy /Mario Magaña --Histopathology of the Skin /Cesare Massone --Differential Diagnosis: Skin /Enrico Nunzi and Salvatore Noto --Part 4.NERVES --Peripheral Nerves in Leprosy /Bernard Naafs and José Antônio Garbino --The Leprosy Neuropathy /Lizia Reni, Salvatore Noto and Pieter A. M. Schreuder --Primary Neural Leprosy /José Antônio Garbino and Bernard Naafs --Chronic Neuropathic Pain in Leprosy /José Antônio Garbino, Bernard Naafs and Pedro Schestatsky --Electrodiagnostic Studies /Lizia Reni --Imaging /Carlo Martinoli, Leila Oppezzi and Alberto Tagliafico --Differential Diagnosis: Nerves /Lizia Reni --Part 5.Reactions in Leprosy /Reactions in Leprosy /Bernard Naafs and Salvatore Noto --Lucio's Phenomenon /Mario Magaña --Part 6.SYSTEMIC INVOLVEMENT --Ocular Involvement in Leprosy /Susan Lewallen and Paul Courtright --Otolaryngological Manifestations of Leprosy /Sinésio Talhari, Camila Bandeira de Oliveira and Carolina Talhari --Other Organs /Enrico Nunzi and Salvatore Noto --Part 7.PATIENT'S MANAGEMENT --Diagnostic Work-Up /Enrico Nunzi, Cesare Massone and Salvatore Noto --Drugs in Leprosy /Sinésio Talhari and Mahreen Ameen --Treatment and Prophylaxis /Pierre Bobin --Prognosis /Enrico Nunzi --Neurolysis /Sergio S. G. Gennaro --Prevention of Disability and Ulcer Care /J. Wim Brandsma and Hugh Cross --Surgical and Social Rehabilitation /J. Wim Brandsma and Sunil Deepak --Part 8.LEPROSY AND COMMUNITY --Leprosy in Pregnancy /Elizabeth Duncan --Leprosy and HIV/AIDS Co-infection /Sinésio Talhari and Carolina Talhari --Epidemiology of Leprosy /Salvatore Noto and Pieter A. M. Schreuder --Leprosy Control /Sunil Deepak and Giovanni Gazzoli --Teledermatology /Cesare Massone and Antonio Pedro Mendes Schettini --The Leprosy Mailing List /Salvatore Noto.
  • Leptin 2006, Springer
  • Anatomy and physiology of the leptomeninges and CSF space / Neil Barshes, Alexis Demopoulos and Herbert H. Engelhard -- Leptomeningeal neoplasia: epidemiology, clinical presentation, CSF analysis and diagnostic imaging / Roelien H. Enting -- Leptomeningeal metastases from solid tumors (Meningeal carcinomatosis) / Michiko Kimura Bruno and Jeffrey Raizer -- Leptomeningeal metastases from leukemias and lymphomas / Craig P. Nolan and Lauren E. Abrey -- Leptomeningeal metastasis of primary central nervous system (CNS) neoplasms / Herbert H. Engelhard and Luke A. Corsten -- Leptomeningeal cancer in the pediatric patient / Kathleen A. Neville and Susan M. Blaney -- Neurosurgical interventions for leptomeningeal tumor / Jeffrey P. Greenfield and Mark H. Bilsky -- Current treatment of leptomeningeal metastases: systemic chemotherapy, intrathecal chemotherapy and symptom management / Stacey L. Berg and Marc C. Chamberlain -- Radiation therapy for leptomeningeal cancer / Minesh Mehta and Kristin Bradley -- Animal models of leptomeningeal cancer / Ali Raja and Herbert H. Engelhard -- Improving the outcome of patients with leptomeningeal cancer: new clinical trials and experimental therapies / Kurt Jaeckle.
  • The Phycodnaviridae : The story of how tiny giants rule the world / W.H. Wilson, J.L. Etten and M.J. Allen -- African swine fever virus / E.R. Tulman [and others] -- Mimivirus / J.M. Claverie, C. Abergel and H. Ogata -- Family Iridoviridae : poor viral relations no longer / V.G. Chinchar [and others] -- Ascoviruses: Superb Manipulators of Apoptosis for Viral Replication and Transmission / B.A. Federici [and others] -- Whispovirus / J.H. Leu [and others] -- Jumbo bacteriophages / R.W. Hendrix.
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  • Sources of liability: Forms of legal complaints -- Duty as an element of a lawsuit: obligations and responsibilities -- Duty as an element of a lawsuit: sources of standards -- Duty as an element of a lawsuit: procedural requirments -- Breach, causation, and damages as elements of a lawsuit -- Defenses to a lawsuit -- Communication.
  • Leukaemia 2003, Wellcome Trust
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    The nature of leukaemia, cytology, cytochemistry and the FAB classification of acute leukaemia -- Immunophenotyping and cytogenetic/molecular genetic analysis in leukaemia and related conditions -- Acute leukaemia : integration of morphological, immunophenotypic, and genetic information and the WHO classification -- The myelodysplastic syndromes -- Chronic myeloid leukaemias -- Lymphoid leukaemias of mature T, B and natural killer cells.
  • Leukemia 2009, Springer Protocols
    An overview: from discovery of candidate mutations to disease modeling and transformation mechanisms of acute leukemia / C.W. So -- Backtracking of leukemic clones to birth / J. Wiemels, M. Kang and M. Greaves -- Fluorescence In situ hybridization (FISH) as a tool for the detection of significant chromosomal abnormalities in childhood leukaemia / Z.J. Konn ... [et al.] -- Specialized fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) techniques for leukaemia research / L. Kearney and S. Colman -- LDI-PCR: identification of known and unknown gene fusions of the human MLL gene / C. Meyer and R. Marschalek -- Panhandle PCR approaches to cloning MLL genomic breakpoint junctions and fusion transcript sequences / B.W. Robinson and C.A. Felix -- MRD detection in acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients using Ig/TCR gene rearrangements as targets for real-time quantitative PCR / V.H. van der Velden and J.J. van Dongen -- Array-based comparative genomic hybridization as a tool for analyzing the leukemia genome / J.C. Strefford and H. Parker -- Application of SNP genotype arrays to determine somatic changes in cancer / M. Gupta and B.D. Young -- Retroviral/Lentiviral transduction and transformation assay / B.B. Zeisig and C.W. So -- Gene expression profiling of leukemia stem cells / A.V. Krivtsov ... [et al.] -- Humanized model to study leukemic stem cells / D. Bonnet -- Model systems for examining effects of leukemia-associated oncogenes in primary human CD34+ cells via retroviral transduction / M. Wunderlich and J.C. Mulloy -- Ex vivo assays to study self-renewal and long-term expansion of genetically modified primary human acute myeloid leukemia stem cells / J.J. Schuringa and H. Schepers -- Identification and characterization of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell populations in mouse bone marrow by flow cytometry / J. Yeung and A.C. Wai Eric So -- In vitro differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells as a model of early hematopoietic development / P. Sroczynska ... [et al.] -- Analysis of the mouse placenta as a hematopoietic stem cell niche / K. Ottersbach and E. Dzierzak -- Identification of protein interaction partners by the yeast two-hybrid system / M.P. Garcia-Cuellar, D. Mederer and R.K. Slany -- Complete array of HOX gene expression by RQ-PCR / G.J. Dickson, T.R. Lappin and A. Thompson -- Genome-wide determination of DNA methylation by Hpa II tiny fragment enrichment by ligation-mediated PCR (HELP) for the study of acute leukemias / M.E. Figueroa, A. Melnick and J.M. Greally -- Chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) for analysis of histone modifications and chromatin-associated proteins / T.A. Milne, K. Zhao and J.L. Hess.
  • Introduction to dermatopathologic diagnosis -- Biopsy techniques -- Histology of the skin -- Laboratory methods -- Algorithmic classification of skin disease for differential diagnosis -- Congenital diseases (genodermatoses) -- Noninfectious erythematous, papular, and squamous diseases -- Vascular diseases -- Noninfectious vesiculobullous and vesiculopustular diseases -- Connective tissue diseases -- Cutaneous toxicities of drugs -- The photosensitivity disorders --Diseases caused by viruses -- The histiocytoses -- Pigmentary disorders of the skin -- Benign pigmented lesions and malignant melanoma -- Tumors and cysts of the epidermis -- Tumors of the epidermal appendages -- Cutaneous lymphomas and leukemias -- Tumors of fibrous tissue involving the skin -- Vascular tumors: tumors and tumor-like conditions of blood vessles and lymphatics --Tumors with fatty, muscular, osseous, and cartilagenous differentiation -- Tumors of neural tissue -- Metastatic carcinoma of the skin: incidence and dissemination.Disorders associated with physical agents: heat, cold, radiation, and trauma -- Noninfectious granulomas -- Degenerative diseases and perforating disorders -- Cutaneous manifestations of nutritional deficiency states and gastrointestinal disease -- Metabolic diseases of the skin -- Inflammatory diseases of hair follicles, sweat glands, and cartilage -- Inflammatory diseases of the nail -- Inflammatory diseases of the subcutaneous fat -- Bacterial diseases -- Treponemal diseases -- Fungal diseases -- Protozoan diseases and parasitic infestations --
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    The heritage of pharmacology -- The scope of pharmacology -- How drugs act on the living organism -- How drugs reach their site of action: -- I. General principles of passage of drugs across biologic barriers. -- II. Absorption. -- III. Distribution -- How the actions of drugs are terminated: -- I. Excretion. -- II. Biotransformation -- General principles of the quantitative aspects of drug action: -- I. Dose-response relationships. -- II. Time-response relationships -- Factors modifying the effects of drugs in individuals: -- I. Variability in response attributable to the biologic system. -- II. Variability in response attributable to the conditions of administration -- Drug toxicity -- How drugs alter physiologic function -- The pharmacologic aspects of drug abuse -- The development and evaluation of new drugs.
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  • Library 2020 2013, ebrary
    Thinking about the future of libraries, librarianship and the work librarians do is as old as libraries themselves. (No doubt seminars were organized by the Alexandria Librarians Association on the future of the scroll and what to do about the rising barbarian tide.) At no time in our memory, though, have these discussions and conversations been so profound and critical. Here one of today's leading thinkers and speakers about the future of libraries brings together 30 leaders from all types of libraries and from outside librarianship to describe their vision of what the library will be in 2020. Contributors and Library Journal's The Annoyed Librarian were asked to describe the "library of 2020, "in whatever terms they wanted, either a specific library or situation or libraries in general. They were told: "be bold, be inspirational, be hopeful, be true, be provocative, be realistic, be depressing, be light-hearted, be thoughtful, be fun, be yourself, and for heaven's sake, don't be boring." Not that they could be. Broadly representative of important perspectives and aspects within the profession as well as featuring important voices beyond the professional realm, Library 2020 presents thought-provoking and illuminating visions from many points of view. It is both required reading for library leaders and trustees as well as an ideal supplemental text for LIS classes looking at the future of the profession.
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    Medical regulation in the United States through the Civil War -- Dr. Reeves and the founding -- Building the "True Church" -- Challenges from within -- Securing legislation -- Exercising power -- The dents confront the board -- The West Virginia State Supreme Court -- Conflict and enforcement -- The United States Supreme Court -- American medical practice after Dent.
  • Lichtman's Atlas of Hematology 2007, AccessMedicine
    Provides on-line access to images that are characteristic of a wide array of hematological disorders and other disorders that affect the blood, enhancing written descriptions found in Williams Hematology and other relevant medical books.
  • Life after residency 2009, Springer
  • Life as we know it 2006, Springer
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    A time of crisis --A secular value of life --Vital mobility --Moral witness --Human frontiers --The problem of triage --The longue durée of disease --The verge of crisis --Action beyond optimism.
  • Life in the frozen state 2004, CRCnetBASE
  • Life of Ernest Starling 2005, ScienceDirect
  • Life writing and schizophrenia 2013, IngentaConnect
    How do you write your life story when readers expect you not to make sense? How do you write a case history that makes sense when, face to face with schizophrenia, your ability to tell a diagnostic story begins to fall apart? This book examines work in several genres of life writing-autobiography, memoir, case history, autobiographical fiction-focused either on what it means to live with schizophrenia or what it means to understand and 'treat' people who have received that diagnosis. Challenging the romanticized connection between literature and madness, Life Writing and Schizophrenia explores
  • Life's vital link 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    The development of the placenta was a pivotal event in evolution. The long and tortuous evolutionary road which led from egg-laying reptiles to present-day placental mammals like ourselves was an epic journey spanning over 300 million years. Without the placenta, we would still be laying eggs, instead of giving birth to live offspring. Loke provides an engaging look at this remarkable organ, tracing the life of the placenta from the moment it is created within a fertilized egg, through its brief but eventful stay within the womb.
  • Life-span extension 2009, Springer
  • Lifestyle medicine. 2nd ed. 2013, CRCnetBASE
    Pt. 1. Lifestyle management and prevention of cardiovascular disease / James M. Rippe -- pt. 2. Nutritional aspects of lifestyle medicine / Johanna Dwyer -- pt. 3. Physical activity and fitness / Theodore J. Angelopoulos -- pt. 4. Behavioral psychology / Bess Marcus -- pt. 5. Women's health / Pamela M. Peeke -- pt. 6. Men's health / Craig Garfield -- pt. 7. Endocrinology and metabolism / Samuel Crockett -- pt. 8. Lifestyle issues in the prevention and treatment of cancer / Clarence H. Brown, III and Naren Ramakrishna -- pt. 9. Obesity and weight management / John P. Foreyt -- pt. 10. Immunology and infectious disease / David Nieman -- pt. 11. Pulmonary medicine / Nicholas A. Smyrnios -- pt. 12. Sports medicine and orthopedics / Eric McCarty and Sourav K. Poddar -- pt. 13. Obstetrics and gynecology / Hope A. Ricciotti -- pt. 14. Dermatology / Zoe Diana Draelos -- pt. 15. Cardiovascular rehabilitation and secondary prevention / Kathy Berra and Barry A. Franklin -- pt. 16. Lifestyle components of pediatric medicine / Thomas W. Rowland -- pt. 17. Family practice / Charles B. Eaton -- pt. 18. Lifestyle medicine in geriatrics / Charlotte A. Tate -- pt. 19. Epidemiology of lifestyle-related diseases / Alan C. Utter -- pt. 20. Health promotion / Kenneth R. Pelletier -- pt. 21. Exercise psychology / Steven J. Petruzzello -- pt. 22. Injury prevention / David A. Sleet -- pt. 23. Public policy and environmental supports for lifestyle medicine / Gregory W. Heath.
  • Part I. Reviews -- 1. An Historical overview of drug discovery / Ana Sofia Pina, Abid Hussain, and Ana Cecília Roque -- 2. Ligand macromolecule interactions : theoretical principles of molecular recognition / Tammy Nolan, Nidhi Singh, and Christopher R. McCurdy -- 3. X-Ray cystallography in drug discovery / Ana Luísa Carvalho, José Trincão, and Maria João Romão -- 4. Virtual screening of compound libraries / Nuno M.F.S.A. Cerqueira, Sérgio F. Sousa, Pedro A. Fernandes, and Maria João Ramos -- Part II: Protocols -- 5. Combinatorial chemistry and the synthesis of compound libraries / Rolf Breinbauer and Matthias Mentel -- 6. Ligand-based nuclear magnetic resonance screening techniques / Aldino Viegas, Anjos L. Macedo, and Eurico Cabrita -- 7. Isothermal titration calorimetry and differential scanning calorimetry / Geoff Holdgate -- 8. Adaptive combinatorial design of focused compound libraries / Gisbert Schneider and Andreas Schüller -- 9. Chemical microarrays : a new tool for discovery enzyme inhibitors / Shuguang Liang, Wei Xu, Kurumi Y. Horiuchi, Yuan Wang, and Haiching Ma -- 10. Fluorescence polarization and time-resolved fluorescence resonance energy transfer techniques for PI3K assays / Kurumi Y. Horiuchi and Haiching Ma -- 11. Small molecule protein interaction profiling with functional protein microarrays / Lihao Meng, Dawn Mattoon, and Paul Predki -- 12. Capillary electrophoresis in drug discovery / Milena Quaglia and Ersilia De Lorenzi -- 13. SPR in drug discovery : searching bioactive compounds in plant extracts / Maria Minunni and Anna Rita Bilia -- 14. Application of frontal affinity chromatography with mass spectrometry (FAC-MS) for stereospecific ligand-macromolecule interaction, detection and screening / Jacek Slon-Usakiewicz and Peter Redden -- 15. GPC spin column HPLC-ESI-MS methods for screening drugs noncovalently bound to proteins / Marshall M. Siegel -- 16. A scintillation proximity assay for fatty acid amide hydrolase compatible with inhibitor screening / Yuren Wang and Philip Jones -- 17. A natural products approach to drug discovery : probing modes of action of antitumor agents by genome-scale cDNA library screening / Hendrik Luesch and Pedro Abreu -- 18. Ligand-macromolecule interactions in live cells by fluorescence correlation spectroscopy / Aladdin Pramanik
  • Light microscopy 2011, Springer Protocols
    Glycol methacrylate embedding for improved morphological, morphometrical, and immunohistochemical investigations under light microscopy : testes as a model /Hélio Chiarini-Garcia, Gleydes Gambogi Parreira, and Fernanda R.C.L. Almeida --Histological processing of teeth and periodontal tissues for light microscopy analysis /Gerluza Aparecida Borges Silva, Adriana Moreira, and José Bento Alves --Large plant samples: how to process for GMA embedding /Élder Antônio Sousa Paiva, Sheila Zambello de Pinho, and Denise Maria Trombert Oliveira --Image cytometry : nuclear and chromosomal DNA quantification /Carlos Roberto Carvalho, Wellington Ronildo Clarindo, and Isabella Santiago Abreu --Histological approaches to study tissue parasitism during the experimental Trypanosoma cruzi infection /Daniela L. Fabrino, Grazielle A. Ribeiro, Livia Teixeira, and Rossana C.N. Melo --Intravital microscopy to study leukocyte recruitment in vivo /Vanessa Pinho ... [et al.] --Introduction to fluorescence microscopy /Ionita C. Ghiran --Using the fluorescent styryl dye FM1-43 to visualize synaptic vesicles exocytosis and endocytosis in motor nerve terminals /Ernani Amaral, Silvia Guatimosim, and Cristina Guatimosim --Imaging lipid bodies within leukocytes with different light microscopy techniques /Rossana C.N. Melo ... [et al.] --Eicosa cell : an immunofluorescent-based assay to localize newly synthesized eicosanoid lipid mediators at intracellular sites /Christianne Bandeira-Melo, Peter F. Weller, and Patricia T. Bozza --Nestin-driven green fluorescent protein as an imaging marker for nascent blood vessels in mouse models of cancer /Robert M. Hoffman --Imaging calcium sparks in cardiac myocytes /Silvia Guatimosim, Cristina Guatimosim, and Long-Sheng Song --Light microscopy in aquatic ecology: methods for plankton communities studies /Maria Carolina S. Soares ... [et al.] --Fluorescence immunohistochemistry in combination with differential interference contrast microscopy for studies of semi-ultrathin specimens of epoxy resin-embedded samples /Shin-ichi Iwasaki and Hidekazu Aoyagi.
  • Artificial light and human temporal organization. Artificial light and its physiochemical properties -- Light and dark cycles as a basis of temporal organization -- Biological clock and its entrainment by photoperiod -- Light at night (LAN) exposure and its potential effects on daily rhythms and seasonal disruptions -- Melatonin : "hormone of darkness" and a "Jack of all traits" -- Light pollution, its known health effects and impact on energy conservation. Introduction and spread of artificial illumination : a human history retrospective -- Biological definition of light pollution -- Light-at-night (LAN) as a general stressor -- Effects of light pollution on animal daily rhythms and seaonality : ecological consequences -- Light polluiton and hormone-dependent cancers : a summary of accumulated empirical evidence -- Light pollution and its potential links to breast and prostate cancers. Geographic patterns of breast and prostate cancers (BC&PC) worldwide -- Light pollution and its associations with BC&PC in population-level studies -- Selected methodological issues of LAN-BC&PC reserach -- Dark-less world : what is next? (conclusions and prospects for future research).
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  • Caffeine, exercise, and the brain / R. Meeusen, B. Roelands, L.L. Spriet -- Limits to human endurance : carnitine and fat oxidation / F.B. Stephens, S.D.R. Galloway -- Hydration during intense exercise training / R.J. Maughan, N.L. Meyer -- Intense exercise training and immune function / M. Gleeson, C. Williams -- Physiological and performance adaptations to high-intensity interval training / M.J. Gibala, A.M. Jones -- Effect of beta-alanine supplementation on high-intensity exercise performance / R.C. Harris, T. Stellingwerff -- Dietary protein for muscle hypertrophy / K.D. Tipton, S.M. Phillips -- The role of amino acids in skeletal muscle adaptation to exercise / N. Aguirre, L.J.C. van Loon, K. Baar -- National nutritional programs for the 2012 London Olympic Games : a systematic approach by three different countries / L.M. Burke, N. Meyer, J. Pearce.
  • Linear mixed models 2007, CRCnetBASE
  • Inflammation and cancer: the role of the immune response and angiogenesis /Angus G. Dalgleish and Ken O'Byrne --Chronic inflammation and pathogenesis of GI and pancreatic cancers /Lindsey N. Jackson and B. Mark Evers --Cytokines, NF-[kappa]B, microenvironment, intestinal inflammation and cancer /Arndt J. Schottelius and Harald Dinter --Regulation of NF-[kappa]B transcriptional activity /Linda Vermeulen, Wim Vanden Berghe and Guy Haegeman --The role of immune cells in the tumor microenvironment /Theresa L. Whiteside --Tumor-microenvironment interactions: the seletcin-selectin ligand axis in tumor-endothelium cross talk /Isaac P. Witz --CD95L/FasL and trail in tumour surveillance and cancer therapy /Harald Wajant --Infection & neoplastic growth 101: the required reading for microbial pathogens aspiring to cause cancer /Jessica Berout and Andrei Thomas-Tikhonenko --Cytokines as mediators and targets for cancer cachexia /Josep M. Argilés, Sílvia Busquets and Francisco J. López-Soriano --Targeting NF-[kappa]B in anticancer adjunctive chemotherapy /Burkhard Haefner.
  • Linux in a nutshell. 5th ed. 2005, ProQuest Safari
  • Lip cancer 2014, Springer
    The lip is the most common site of malignancy in the head and neck region. Although high cure rates can be achieved by early treatment, a significant percentage of lip cancers demonstrate aggressive behaviour, posing management difficulties. Given the aesthetic and functional significance of the lip, reconstruction post surgery is also extremely important, yet this, too, can be challenging. This textbook is intended as a comprehensive reference that will provide easy-to-follow and well-organized guidance on the management of lip cancer, from diagnosis to treatment and reconstruction. After discussion of anatomy and premalignant conditions, detailed attention is paid to squamous cell carcinoma of the lip. Surgical management is explained, and the roles of radiation therapy and chemotherapy, discussed. Reconstruction techniques following ablative surgery are then described in depth, with reference to defect size and complexity. In addition, the potential complications of treatment and reconstruction are presented, with advice on their management. The closing chapter considers other malignant lesions of the lip. The informative text is complemented by high-quality illustrations and clinical and radiographic material. The contributors all have extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the topics they address.
  • Structure and synthesis of lipid A / Shoichi Kusumoto, Masahito Hashimoto and Kazuyoshi Kawahara -- Conformation and supramolecular structure of lipid A / Klaus Brandenburg and Ulrich Seydel -- Interactions between lipid A and serum proteins / Jèorg Andrèa ... [et al.] -- The lipid A receptor / Kiyoshi Takeda -- Lipid A receptor TLR4-mediated signaling pathways / Masahiro Yamamoto and Shizuo Akira -- Lipid A-induced responses in vivo / Néjia Sassi ... [et al.] -- Lipid A-mediated tolerance and cancer therapy / Cheryl E. Rockwell, David C. Morrison and Nilofer Qureshi -- Lipid A in cancer therapies : preclinical results / Daniele Reisser and Jean-François Jeannin -- Monophosphoryl lipid A (MPL) as an adjuvant for anti-cancer vaccines : clinical results / Christopher W. Cluff -- Antitumoral effects of lipids A : clinical studies / Marc Bardou and Danièle Reisser.
  • An overview of modern mass spectrometry methods in the toolbox of lipid chemists and biochemists / R. Moreau -- Techniques and applications in lipid analysis / Nils Hinrichsen and Hans Steinhart -- Recent advances in silver-ion HPLC utilizing acetonitrile in hexane as solvent: temperature effects on lipid elution orders/resolution / R.O. Adlof -- TLC-FID with special reference to marine lipids and other high-molecular-weight organic compounds / R.G. Ackman and A. Timmins -- Analysis of trans-18 :1 fatty acids by silver ion HPLC / P. Delmonte and M.P. Yurawecz -- Lipid separations using packed-column SFC / D.G. Hayes -- LC-MS and chiral separation / A. Kuksis -- LC-MS and lipid oxidation / A. Kuksis -- Structural analysis of unsaturated fatty acid methyl ester isomers with acetonitrile covalent adduct chemical ionization (CACI) / J.T. Brenna -- Fast GC for cellular fame analysis of bacteria / J.S. Buyer -- Use of cellular fatty acids to identify food-borne pathogens by infrared spectroscopy and capillary GC / M.M. Mossoba -- Infrared spectroscopy and partial least square calibration in the simultaneous quantification of isolated trans and conjugated linoleic acids / Alfred A. Christy -- Global cellular lipidome analyses by shotgun lipidomics using multidimensional mass spectrometry / X. Han and R.W. Gross -- Waxes and sterols: structures and chemistry / E.J. Parish and A.D. Bell -- Analysis of biological tissue and edible fat / J.K.G. Kramer -- Investigation of protein-lipid interactions by vibrational spectroscopy / E.C.Y. Li-Chan, G. Meng and N.K. Howell -- Fat replacers: an overview / W.E. Artz -- High-performance size-exclusion chromatography for lipid analysis in organic media / M.C. Dobarganes and G. Marquez-Ruiz -- Phospholipids : structures and physicochemical activities / M.C. Erickson.
  • Lipid biotechnology 2002, CRCnetBASE
    Part I. Oilseed Quality Improvement -- 1. Metabolic Engineering of Fatty Acid Biosynthesis / David J. Schultz and John B. Ohlrogge -- 2. Biochemistry and Biotechnology of Triacylglycerol Accumulation in Plants / Randall J. Weselake -- 3. Redirecting Lipid Metabolism in Plants / David Hildebrand, Suryadevara Rao, and Tomoko Hatanaka -- 4. Perspectives on the Production of Industrial Oils in Genetically Engineered Oilseeds / Anthony J. Kinney -- 5. New Gene Combinations Governing Saturated and Unsaturated Fatty Acid Composition in Soybean / Richard F. Wilson, Joseph W. Burton, Vincent R. Pantalone, and Ralph E. Dewey -- 6. Strategies for the Development of NuSun Sunflower Hybrids / Brady A. Vick and Jerry F. Miller -- 7. Biosynthesis of Ricinoleic Acid for Castor-Oil Production / Thomas A. McKeon and Jiann-Tsyh Lin -- Part II. Oxylipins: Formation, Potential Uses, and Their Role in Defense -- 8. Enzymatic Transformation of Lipids as a Plant Defense Mechanism / Daisuke Shibata and Hiroyuki Ohta -- 9. Biocatalysis by the Plant Lipoxygenase Pathway: Oxygenated Fatty Acid Production and Hydroperoxide Lyases / Harold W. Gardner and Alexander N. Grechkin -- 10. Biocatalysis by the Plant Lipoxygenase Pathway: Hydroperoxide-Metabolizing Enzymes / Alexander N. Grechkin and Harold W. Gardner -- 11. Prostaglandin-like Oxylipins in Plants: Biosynthesis, Molecular Signaling, and Response to Environment / Martin J. Mueller -- 12. Cutin Monomers: Biosynthesis and Plant Defense / Elizabeth Ble -- 13. Structural Diversity of Marine Oxylipins -- William H. Gerwick and Inder Pal Singh -- 14. Formation of Oxygenated Fatty Acids by Fungal Enzymes / Ernst Oliw and Chao Su -- 15. Enzymic Formation of Flavor Volatiles from Lipids / Wilfried Schwab and Peter Schreier -- 16. Terpenoid-Based Defense in Plants and Other Organisms / Mario R. Tellez, Stephen O. Duke, Kevin K. Schrader, Franck E. Dayan, Joanne G. Romagni, and Mozaina Kobaisy -- Part III. Lipases and Food Nutrition -- 17. Lipases: Structure, Function, and Properties / Alejandro G. Marangoni -- 18. Industrial Uses of Lipase / Ching T. Hou -- 19. Plant Lipases as Biocatalysts / Kumar D. Mukherjee -- 20. Phospholipases in Enzyme Engineering of Phospholipids for Food, Cosmetics, and Medical Applications / Yugo Iwasaki and Tsuneo Yamane -- 21. Enzymatic Synthesis of Structured Lipids / Casimir C. Akoh, Subramani Sellappan, Lydia B. Fomuso, and Vivienne V. Yankah / 22. Enzymatic Production of Betapol and Other Specialty Fats / Casimir C. Akoh and Xuebing Xu -- 23. Enzyme-Mediated Modification of Milkfat / Victor M. Balcdo and F. Xavier Malcata -- 24. Enzymatic Enrichment of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids / Yuji Shimada, Akio Sugihara, and Yoshio Tominaga -- 25. Production of Tailor-Made Polyunsaturated Phospholipids Through Bioconversions / Koretaro Takahashi and Masashi Hosokawa -- Part IV. Biocatalysts in Nonfood Applications -- 26. Enzymatic Preparation of Chiral Pharmaceutical Intermediates by Lipases / Ramesh N. Patel -- 27. Production of C20 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids by an Arachidonic Acid-Producing Fungus Mortierella alpina 1S-4 and Related Strains / Jun Ogawa, Eiji Sakuradani, and Sakayu Shimizu -- 28. Microbial Transformations of Steroids / Herbert L. Holland -- 29. Enzymatic Approaches to the Production of Biodiesel Fuels / Michael J. Haas, George J. Piazza, and Thomas A. Foglia -- 30. Lipase-Catalyzed Synthesis of Value-Added Fatty Acid Esters / Jei-Fu Shaw -- 31. Microbiological Conversions of Fatty Acids to Value-Added Products / Tsung Min Kuo, Tsuneo Kaneshiro, and Ching T. Hou -- 32. Biosynthesis and Applications of Glycolipid and Lipopeptide Biosurfactants / David C. Herman and Raina M. Maier -- 33. Application of Lipolytic Enzymes in Detergents / Maarten R. Egmond -- 34. Supercritical Fluid Technology for Lipid Extraction, Fractionation, and Reactions / Jerry W. King -- 35. Enzyme Reactions in Supercritical Fluids / Osato Miyawaki and Kozo Nakamura.
  • Lipid droplets 2013, ScienceDirect
    This new volume of Methods in Cell Biology looks at lipid droplets LDs, covering sections on analyses of LDs in model systems, cell/tissue-specific analyses of LDs and imaging and in vitro analyses of LD biogenesis and growth. Chapters are written by experts in the field. With cutting-edge material, this comprehensive collection is intended to guide researchers of LDs for years to come. Covers sections on analyses of lipid droplets (LDs) in model systems, cell/tissue-specific analyses of LDs and imaging, and in vitro analyses of LD biogenesis and growth Chapters are written by experts in t
  • Lipid handbook .... 3rd ed. 2007, CRCnetBASE
  • This volume focusses on oxidative modifications of lipid molecules and the successive generation of singlet oxygen. The book also covers the secondary adductions of these reactive species with proteins and aminophospholipids. During lipid peroxidation, the initial event is the formation of lipid hydroperoxide, which is followed by an oxidation event that starts a chain-reaction. The formed lipid hydroperoxide gradually decomposes into harmful aldehydes, which are the advanced end-products of lipid peroxidation.
  • Lipid metabolism and health 2006, CRCnetBASE
  • Lipid rafts 2007, Springer Protocols
    Overview of membrane rafts / Thomas J. McIntosh -- Analysis of raft affinity of membrane proteins by detergent-insolubility / Deborah A. Brown -- Nondetergent isolation of rafts / Mehul B. Shah and Pravin B. Sehgal -- Detecting ordered domain formation (lipid rafts) in model membranes using tempo / Omar Bakht and Erwin London -- Using monomolecular films to characterize lipid lateral interactions / Rhoderick E. Brown and Howard L. Brockman -- Electro-formation and fluorescence microscopy of giant vesicles with coexisting liquid phases / Sarah L. Veatch -- Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy / Kristen Bacia and Petra Schwille -- Multiphoton laser-scanning microscopy and spatial analysis of dehydroergosterol distributions on plasma membrane of living cells / Avery L. McIntosh ... [et al.] -- NMR detection of lipid domains / Ivan V. Polozov and Klaus Gawrisch -- Lateral diffusion coefficients of raft lipids from pulsed field gradient NMR / Greger Orädd and Göran Lindblom -- Saturation-recovery electron paramagnetic resonance discrimination by oxygen transport (DOT) method for characterizing membrane domains / Witold K. Subczynski ... [et al.] -- Plasmon-waveguide resonance spectoscopy studies of lateral segregation in solid-supported proteolipid bilayers / Zdzislaw Salamon, Savitha Devanathan, and Gordon Tollin -- Fluorescence recovery after photobleaching studies of lipid rafts / Anne K. Kenworthy -- Single-molecule tracking / Marija Vrljic, Stefanie Y. Nishimura, and W.E. Moerner -- X-ray diffraction to determine the thickness of raft and nonraft bilayers / Thomas J. McIntosh -- Small-angle neutron scattering to detect rafts and lipid domains / Jeremy Pencer ... [et al.] -- Exploring membrane domains using native membrane sheets and transmission electron microscopy / Bridget S. Wilson ... [et al.] -- Atomic force microscopy of lipid domains in supported model membranes / Alan R. Burns --Atomistic and coarse-grained computer simulations of raft-like lipid mixtures / Sagar A. Pandit and H. Larry Scott -- A microscopic model calculation of the phase diagram of ternary mixtures of cholesterol and saturated and unsaturated phospholipids / R. Elliott, I. Szleifer, and M. Schick.
  • Lipid signaling protocols 2009, Springer Protocols
    Eicosanoids : generation and detection in mammalian cells / Valerie B. O'Donnell, Ben Maskrey, and Graham W. Taylor -- Lipidomic analysis of phospholipids and related structures by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry / Trevor R. Pettitt -- Measurement of polyphosphoinositides in cultured mammalian cells / Frank T. Cooke -- Inositol lipid-dependent functions in Saccharomyces cerevisiae : analysis of phosphatidylinositol phosphates / Stephen K. Dove and Robert H. Michell -- Methods for the determination of the masss of nuclear PtdIns4P, PtdIns5P, and PtdIns(4,5)P₂ / David R. Jones ... [et al.] -- Lipid quantification and structure determination of nuclear envelope precursor membranes in the sea urchin / Marie Garnier-Lhomme ... [et al.] -- Solution and solid-state NMR of lipids / Axelle Grelard ... [et al.] -- Spatial localization of PtdInsP₂ in phase-separated giant unilamellar vesicles with a fluorescent PLC-delta 1 PH domain / Xavier Mulet ... [et al.] -- Studying cell-to-cell interactions : an easy method of tethering ligands on artificial membranes / Sebastian J. Fleire and Facundo D. Batista -- Ceramide-induced transbilayer (flip-flop) lipid movement in membranes / F.-Xabier Contreras ... [et al.] -- Effects of sterols on the development and aging of Caenorhabditis elegans / Eun-Young Lee ... [et al.] -- Proteomic analysis of the sterol-mediated signaling pathway in Caenorhabditis elegans / Byung-Kwon Choi ... [et al.] -- Sudying the subcellular localization and DNA-binding activity of FoxO transcription factors, downstream effectors of P13K/Akt / Abdelkader Essafi ... [et al.] -- Measurement of PTEN activity in vivo by imaging phosphorylated Akt / Erika Rosivatz and Rudiger Woscholski -- Analysis of phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5 trisphosphate 5-phosphatase activity by in vitro and in vivo assays / Lisa M. Ooms ... [et al.] -- Measuring phospholipase D activity in insulin-secreting pancreatic [beta]-cells and insulin-responsive muscle cells and adipocytes / Rosanna Cazzolli ... [et al.] -- Protein kinase C as an effector of lipid-derived second messengers / Marie-Hélène Paclet ... [et al.] -- Detection of myotubularin phosphatases activity on phosphoinositides in vitro and ex vivo / Holger Maria Rohde ... [et al.] -- Quantification of multiple phosphatidylinositol 4-kinase isozyme activities in cell extracts / Mark G. Waugh, Shane Minogue, and J. Justin Hsuan -- Phospholipid-interacting proteins by solution-state NMR spectroscopy / Keiichiro Kami, Sundaresan Rajesh, and Michael Overduin -- Revealing signaling in single cells by single- and two-photon fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy / Damien Alcor, Veronique Calleja, and Banafshé Larijani -- Phosphoinositide (PI) 3-kinase assays / Michael J. Fry -- Measurement of phosphatidylinositol and phosphatidylcholine binding and transfer activity of the lipid transport Protein PITP / Shamshad Cockcroft -- In vitro reconstitution of activation of PLC[epsilon] by Ras and Rho GTPases / Natalia Lamuño Gandarillas ... [et al.] -- Assaying endogenous phosphatidylinositol-4-phosphate 5-kinase (PIP5K) activities / Jonathon R. Halstead ... [et al.] -- Preparation of membrane rafts / Mark G. Waugh and J. Justin Hsuan.
  • Sphingomyelin and its role in cellular signaling / Mahua Chakraborty and Xian-Cheng Jiang -- The driving force of alpha-synuclein insertion and amyloid channel formation in the plasma membrane of neural cells: key role of ganglioside- and cholesterol-binding domains / Jacques Fantini and Nouara Yahi -- The enigmatic role of sulfatides: new insights into cellular functions and mechanisms of protein recognition / Shuyan Xiao, Carla V. Finkielstein, and Daniel G. S. Capelluto -- Phosphoinositides and PDZ domain scaffolds / Anna Maria Wawrzyniak, Rudra Kashyap and Pascale Zimmermann -- PtdIns(4)P signalling and recognition systems / Marc Lenoir and Michael Overduin -- PtdIns(4,5)P2-mediated cell signaling: emerging principles and PTEN as a paradigm for regulatory mechanism / Arne Gericke, Nicholas R. Leslie, Mathias Lösche, and Alonzo H. Ross -- Role of phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate in cell signaling / Robert D Riehle, Sinziana Cornea and Alexei Degterev -- The role of phosphoinositides and inositol phosphates in plant cell signaling / Glenda E. Gillaspy -- Phosphatidic acid-mediated signaling / Yu Liu, Yuan Su, and Xuemin Wang -- Phosphatidylserine-mediated cellular signaling / Jason G. Kay and Sergio Grinstein -- Cardiolipin-mediated cellular signaling / Vinay A. Patil and Miriam L. Greenberg.
  • Lipid-mediated signaling 2010, CRCnetBASE
    Methods for measuring the activity and expression of phospholipases A2 / by Prerna Rastogi, Janhavi Sharma, and Jane McHowat -- Methods for measuring the activity and expression of phospholipase C / by Ryan A. Frieler, John A. Watt, and Thad A. Rosenberger -- Methods for measuring the activity and expression of phospholipase D / by Wenjuan Su and Michael A. Frohman -- Methods for measuring the activity and expression of diacylglycerol kinase / by Kaoru Goto ... [et al.] -- Methods for measuring endocannabinoid production and expression and activity of enzymes involved in the endocannabinoid system / by Tiziana Bisogno, Luciano De Petrocellis, and Vincenzo Di Marzo -- Mass spectrometry methods for the analysis of lipid molecular species: a shotgun lipidomics approach / by Xianlin Han ... [et al.] -- Mass spectrometry methods for the analysis of bioactive sphingolipids : a high-performance liquid-chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry approach / by Jacek Bielawski, Motohiro Tani, and Yusuf A. Hannun -- Mass spectrometry methods for the analysis of oxidant stress in biological fluids and tissues : quantification of F2-isoprostanes and F4-neuroprostanes using mass spectrometry / by Ginger L. Mine and Jason D. Morrow -- Methods for assessing the role of lipid-activated nuclear receptors in regulation of gene transcription / by Jenny Kaeding, Jocelyn Trottier, and Olivier Barbier -- Fluorescence methods to assess the impact of lipid binding proteins on ligand-mediated activation of gene expression / by Heather A. Hostetler ... [et al.] -- Methods for measuring fatty acids using chromatographic techniques / by Gwendolyn Barecló-Coblijn, Cameron C. Murphy, and Eric J. Murphy -- Methods for measuring fatty acid uptake and targeting in cultured cells and in vivo / by Paul G. Millner, Serena M. Lackman, and Eric J. Murphy -- Methods for kinetic analysis of fatty acid incorporation and turnover in vivo : a steady-state kinetic radiotracer approach / by Dhaval P. Bhatt and Thad A. Rosenberger.
  • Lipidomics and bioactive lipids 2007, ScienceDirect
  • Lipidomics and bioactive lipids 2007, ScienceDirect
  • Lipidomics and bioactive lipids 2007, ScienceDirect
  • Offers an account of the properties of the classes of lipids that are located in the membranes of various cells. This title presents a balanced perspective of what is known about the function of these lipids in healthy cells and tissues and what consequences follow malfunctions in their synthesis and metabolism.
  • Lipids. 1st ed. 2012, ScienceDirect
    Supported native plasma membranes as platforms for the reconstitution and visualization of endocytic membrane budding / Min Wu, Pietro de Camilli -- Studying lipids involved in the endosomal pathway / Christin Bissig, Shem Johnson, Jean Gruenberg -- Studying in vitro membrane curvature recognition by proteins and its role in vesicular trafficking / Jean-Baptiste Manneville, Cécile Leduc, Benoit Sorre, Guillaume Drin -- Reconstituting multivesicular body biogenesis with purified components / Thomas Wollert -- Approaches to the study of Atg8-mediated membrane dynamics in vitro / Anjai Jotwani, Diana N. Richerson, Isabelle Motta, Omar Julca-Zevallos, Thomas J. Melia -- Reconstitution assay system for ceramide transport with semi-intact cells / Keigo Kumagai, Masahiro Nishijima, Kentaro Hanada -- Visualizing mitochondrial lipids and fusion events in mammalian cells / Huiyan Huang, Michael A. Frohman -- Targeted and non-targeted analysis of membrane lipids using mass spectrometry / Xue Li Guan, Markus R. Wenk -- Modulation of host phosphoinositide metabolism during salmonella invasion by the type III secreted effector SopB / Bernhard Roppenser, Sergio Grinstein, John H. Brumell -- Acute manipulation of phosphoinositide levels in cells / Belle Chang-Ileto, Samual G. Frere, Gilbert Di Paolo -- Regulation of phosphoinositide-metabolizing enzymes by clathrin coat proteins / Marnix Wieffer, Volker Haucke, Michael Krauß -- Phosphoinositides at the neuromuscular junction of drosophila melanogaster : a genetic approach / Jan R. Slabbaert, Thang Manh Khuong, Patrik Verstreken -- Devising powerful genetics, biochemical and structural tools in the functional analysis of phosphatidylinositol transfer proteins (PITPs) across diverse species / James M. Davison, Vytas A. Bankaitis, Ratna Ghosh -- Genome-wide screens for gene products regulating lipid droplet dynamics / Weihua Fei, Hongyuan Yang -- The three dimensionality of cell membranes : lamellar to cubic membrane transition as investigated by electron microsocopy / Ketpin Chong, Yuru Deng -- Quantitative imaging of lipid metabolism in yeast : from 4D analysis to high content screens of mutant libraries / Heimo Wolinski, Kristian Bredies, Sepp D. Kohlwein -- Analysis of cholesterol trafficking with fluorescent probes / Frederick R. Maxfield, Daniel Wüstner -- Fluorescence correlation methods for imaging cellular behavior of sphingolipid-interacting probes / Rachel Kraut, Nirmalya Bag, Thorsten Wohland -- Monitoring phospholipid dynamics during phagocytosis : application of genetically-encoded fluorescent probes / Helen Sarantis, Sergio Grinstein -- Genetically encoded probes for phosopatidic acid / Nawal Kassas, Petra Tryoen-Tóth, Matthias Corrotte, Tamou Thahouly, Marie-France Bader, Nancy J. Grant, Nicolas Vitale.
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  • Liposome methods and protocols 2002, Springer Protocols
  • Liposome technology. 3rd ed. v. 1-3, 2007, CRCnetBASE
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    v. 1. Liposome preparation and related techniques -- v. 2. Entrapment of drugs and other materials into liposomes -- v. 3. Interactions of liposomes with the biological milieu.
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  • Liposuction 2006, Springer
  • Nursing practice and the nursing process -- Standards of care and ethical and legal issues -- Health promotion and preventive care -- Genetics and health applications -- Adult physical assessment -- Intravenous therapy -- Perioperative nursing -- Cancer nursing -- Care of the older or disabled adult -- Respiratory function and therapy -- Respiratory disorders -- Cardiovascular function and therapy -- Cardiac disorders -- Vascular disorders -- Neurologic disorders -- Eye disorders -- Ear, nose, and throat disorders -- Gastrointestinal disorders -- Hepatic, biliary, and pancreatic disorders -- Nutritional problems -- Renal and urinary disorders -- Gynecologic disorders -- Breast conditions -- Endocrine disorders -- Diabetes mellitus and related disorders -- Hematologic disorders -- Transfusion therapy and blood and marrow stem cell transplantation -- Asthma and allergy -- HIV infection and AIDS -- Connective tissue disorders -- Infectious diseases -- Musculoskeletal disorders -- Dermatologic disorders -- Burns -- Emergent conditions -- Maternal and fetal health -- Nursing management during labor and delivery -- Care of mother and neonate during the postpartum period -- Complications of the childbearing experience -- Pediatric growth and development -- Pediatric physical assessment -- Pediatric primary care -- Care of the sick or hospitalized child -- Pediatric respiratory disorders -- Pediatric cardiovascular disorders -- Pediatric neurologic disorders -- Pediatric eye and ear problems -- Pediatric gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders -- Pediatric renal and genitourinary disorders -- Pediatric metabolic and endocrine disorders -- Pediatric oncology -- Pediatric hematologic disorders -- Pediatric immunologic disorders -- Pediatric orthopedic problems -- Pediatric integumentary disorders -- Developmental disabilities -- Problems of mental health -- Appendices: Appendix A: Diagnostic studies and interpretation -- Appendix B: Conversion tables -- Appendix C: Pediatric laboratory values -- Appendix D: Sources of additional information.
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  • pt. 1. Using the manual -- Nursing students and instructors -- Clinical nursing staff -- Using the manual's CD-ROM to write individualized psychiatric nursing care plans -- pt. 2. Basic concepts -- Fundamental beliefs -- Therapeutic milieu -- Care delivery settings -- Sexuality -- Spirituality -- Culture -- The aging client -- Loneliness -- HIV disease and AIDS -- Homelessness -- Stress -- Crisis intervention -- Community violence -- Community grief and disaster response -- The nursing process -- Evidence-based practice -- Best practices -- Interdisciplinary treatment team -- Nurse-client interactions -- Role of the psychiatric nurse -- Role of the client --pt. 3. Care plans -- General care plans -- Building a trust relationship -- Discharge planing -- Deficient knowledge -- Noncompliance -- Supporting the caregiver -- Community-based care -- Persistent and severe mental illness -- Acute episode care -- Partial community support -- Disorders diagnosed in childhood or adolescence -- Attention deficit / Hyperactivity disorder -- Conduct disorders -- Adjustment disorders of adolescence -- Delirium and dementia -- Delirium -- Dementia -- Substance-related disorders -- Alcohol withdrawal -- Substance withdrawal -- Dual diagnosis -- Schizophrenia and psychotic disorders/symptoms -- Schizophrenia -- Delusions -- Hallucinations -- Delusional disorder -- Psychotic behavior related to a medical condition -- Mood disorders and related behaviors -- Major depressive disorder -- Suicidal behavior -- Bipolar disorder, manic episode -- Anxiety disorders -- Anxious behavior -- Phobias -- Obsessive compulsive disorder -- Posttraumatic stress disorder -- Somatoform and dissociative disorders -- Somatization disorder -- Conversion disorder -- Hypochondriasis -- Dissociative disorders -- Eating disorders -- Anorexia nervosa -- Bulimia nervosa --Sleep disorders and adjustment disorders -- Sleep disorders -- Adjustment disorders of adults -- Personality disorders -- Paranoid personality disorder -- Schizoid and schizotypal personality disorders -- Antisocial personality disorder -- Borderline personality disorder -- Dependent personality disorder -- Passive-aggressive personality disorder -- Behavioral and problem-based care plans -- Withdrawn behavior -- Hostile behavior -- Aggressive behavior -- Sexual, emotional, or physical abuse -- Grief -- Disturbed body image -- Living with a chronic or terminal illness -- Neurologic illnesses -- Head injury -- Substance dependence treatment program -- Adult children of alcoholics -- The client who will not eat -- Appendices -- DSM-IV-TR classification -- NANDA taxonomy II: domains, classes, diagnostic concepts, and diagnoses -- Sample psychosocial assessment tool -- Standards of psychiatric mental health clinical nursing practice -- Canadian standards of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Practice (2nd ed.) -- Communication techniques -- Defense mechanisms -- Sychopharmacology -- Case study and care plan.
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  • ch. 1 Introduction, p. 1-5 -- ch. 2 Liquid Chromatography, p. 7-31 -- ch. 3 Mass Spectrometry, p. 33-74 -- ch. 4 Interface Technology, p. 75-127 -- ch. 5 Applications of High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry, p. 129-234.
  • Listeria monocytogenes 2007, Springer
  • The genus Listeria and Listeria monocytogenes: phylogenetic position, taxonomy, and identification / Jocelyn Rocourt and Carmen Buchrieser -- Ecology of Listeria species and L. monocytogenes in the natural environment / Brian D. Sauders and Martin Wiedmann -- Listeriosis in animals / Irene V. Wesley -- Listeriosis in humans / John Painter and Laurence Slutsker -- Molecular virulence determinants of Listeria monocytogenes / Michael Kuhn and Werner Goebel -- Characteristics of Listeria monocytogenes important to food processors / Beatrice H. Lado and Ahmed E. Yousef -- Conventional methods to detect and isolate Listeria monocytogenes / Catherine W. Donnelly and David G. Nyachuba -- Rapid methods for detection of Listeria / Byron F. Brehm-Stecher and Eric A. Johnson -- Subtyping Listeria monocytogenes / Lewis M. Graves, Bala Swaminathan, and Susan B. Hunter -- Foodborne listeriosis / Dawn M. Norton and Christopher R. Braden --Incidence and behavior of Listeria monocytogenes in unfermented dairy products / Elliot T. Ryser -- Incidence and behavior of Listeria monocytogenes in cheese and other fermented dairy products / Elliot T. Ryser -- Incidence and behavior of Listeria monocytogenes in meat products / Jeffrey M. Farber, Franco Pagotto, and Chris Scherf -- Incidence and behavior of Listeria monocytogenes in poultry and egg products / Elliot T. Ryser -- Incidence and behavior of Listeria monocytogenes in fish and seafood / Karen C. Jinneman, Marleen M. Wekell, and Mel W. Eklund -- Incidence and behavior of Listeria monocytogenes in products of plant origin / Robert E. Brackett -- Incidence and control of Listeria in food processing facilities / Jeffrey L. Kornacki and Joshua Gurtler -- Listeria: risk assessment, regulatory control, and economic impact / Ewen C.D. Todd -- Perspectives on research needs / Elmer H. Marth ... [et al.].
  • Literary medicine 2013, Karger
    Madness in Blaise Cendrars' novels : Moravagine and company / Tatu, L., Bogousslavsky, J. -- Balzac's Louis Lambert : schizophrenia before Kraepelin and Bleuler / Dieguez, S. -- Hysteria in fin de sicle French novels / Walusinski, O. -- The Nadja case / Bogousslavsky, J. -- The Great neurosis of Dr. Joseph Gerard / Lefrère, J.-J., Rouillon, F. -- Psychopathic characters in fiction / Piechowski-Jozwiaka, B., Bougousslavsky J. -- Misidentifications in Pirandello's plays and short stories / Paciaroni, M., Kilcline, T. -- Doubles everywhere : literary contributions to the study of the bodily self / Dieguez, S. -- Van Gogh's disease in light of his correspondence / Voskuil, P.H.A. -- Migraine and methaphor / Haan, J. -- Stranger than fiction : literary and clinical amnesia / Dieguez, S., Annoni J.-M. -- Alcoholism between fiction and reality / Carota, A., Calabrese P. -- Protagonists with Parkinson's disease / Haan, J. -- Some movement disorders / Perkin, G.D. -- Epilepsy in Dostoevsky's novels / Voskuil, P.H.A. -- Theater in Professor Charcot's Galaxy / Poirier J., Philippon, J. -- Doctors in Balzac's work / Moulin T. -- Dotor Chekhov's doctors / Crommelynck I. -- Marcel Proust's fictional diseases and doctors / Bogousslavsky J.
  • This well-established international series examines major areas of basic and clinical research within neuroscience, as well as emerging and promising subfields. This volume on the neurosciences, neurology, and literature vividly shows how science and the humanities can come together --- and have come together in the past. Its sections provide a new, broad look at these interactions, which have received surprisingly little attention in the past. Experts in the field cover literature as a window to neurological and scientific zeitgeists, theories of brain and mind in literature, famous authors and their suspected neurological disorders, and how neurological disorders and treatments have been described in literature. In addition, a myriad of other topics are covered, including some on famous authors whose important connections to the neurosciences have been overlooked (e.g., Roget, of Thesaurus fame), famous neuroscientists who should also be associated with literature, and some overlooked scientific and medical men who helped others produce great literary works (e,g., Bram Stoker's Dracula). There has not been a volume with this coverage in the past, and the connections it provides should prove fascinating to individuals in science, medicine, history, literature, and various other disciplines. This book looks at literature, medicine, and the brain sciences both historically and in the light of the newest scholarly discoveries and insights.
  • This well-established international series examines major areas of basic and clinical research within neuroscience, as well as emerging and promising subfields. This volume on the neurosciences, neurology, and literature vividly shows how science and the humanities can come together --- and have come together in the past. Its sections provide a new, broad look at these interactions, which have received surprisingly little attention in the past. Experts in the field cover literature as a window to neurological and scientific zeitgeists, theories of brain and mind in literature, famous authors and their suspected neurological disorders, and how neurological disorders and treatments have been described in literature. In addition, a myriad of other topics are covered, including some on famous authors whose important connections to the neurosciences have been overlooked (e.g., Roget, of Thesaurus fame), famous neuroscientists who should also be associated with literature, and some overlooked scientific and medical men who helped others produce great literary works (e,g., Bram Stoker's Dracula). There has not been a volume with this coverage in the past, and the connections it provides should prove fascinating to individuals in science, medicine, history, literature, and various other disciplines. This book looks at literature, medicine, and the brain sciences both historically and in the light of the newest scholarly discoveries and insights.
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  • Little SAS book-- a primer. 3rd ed. 2003, books24x7, SUNet ID login required.
  • Section I: Physiology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology of Liver Disease -- 1.Physiology and Anatomy of the Liver -- 2.Acute hepatic failure -- 3.Drug Metabolism in Liver Failure -- 4.Evaluation of Liver Disease -- Section II: Anesthesiology for Liver Transplantation -- 5. History of Liver Transplantation -- 6.Recipient and Donor Selection and Transplant Logistics {u2013} The European Perspective -- 7.Recipient and Donor Selection and Transplant Logistics -- The US Perspective -- 8.Surgical Techniques in Liver Transplantation -- 9.Intraoperative Monitoring -- 10.Liver Transplantation -- 11.Caval Cross-clamping, Piggyback & Veno-venous Bypass -- 12.Liver Transplantation: Hemodynamic Changes, Cardiac Output Monitoring and Inotropic Support -- 13.Coagulopathy: Pathophysiology, Evaluation, and Treatment -- 14.Physiology, Prevention, and Treatment of Blood Loss During Liver Transplantation -- 15.The Marginal Liver Donor and Organ Preservation Strategies -- 16.Pediatric Liver Transplantation -- 17.Combined Solid Organ Transplantation Involving the Liver -- 18.Liver Transplantation for the Patient with High MELD -- 19.Perioperative Considerations for Transplantation in Acute Liver Failure -- 20.Renal Failure -- 21.The Patient With Severe Co-Morbidities: Cardiac Disease -- 22.Pulmonary Complications of Liver Disease -- 23.Liver Transplantation: The Patient with Severe Co-morbidities, CNS Disease, and Increased Intracranial Pressure -- Section III: Anesthesiology for Liver Surgery -- 24. Hepatobiliary Surgery: Indications, Evaluation, and Outcomes -- 25.Liver Resection Surgery: Anesthetic Management, Monitoring, Fluids and Electrolytes -- 26.Anesthetic Aspects of Living Donor Hepatectomy -- 27.Complications of Liver Surgery -- 28.The Patient with Liver Disease for Non-Hepatic Surgery -- Section IV: Critical Care Medicine for Liver transplantation -- 29. Routine Postoperative Care After Liver Transplantation -- 30.Immunosuppression -- 31.Acute Kidney Injury after Liver Transplantation -- 32.Early Graft Failure -- 33.Sepsis and Infection -- 34.Respiratory Failure and ARDS -- 35.Pain Management in Liver Transplantation -- Section V: Critical care Medicine for Liver surgery -- 36.Post Operative Care Of Living Donor for Liver Transplant -- 37.Liver Surgery {u2013} Early Complications: Liver Failure, Bile Leak and Sepsis.
  • Liver cancer 2009, Springer
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  • Liver Immunology: Principles and Practice, Second Editionbegins with important information about the epidemiology and mortality of liver disease worldwide. This information is followed by chapters related to basic immunology, application of liver immunology for diagnosis, and several excellent chapters thatprovide a solid foundation for understanding immune-mediated liver disease, including those associated with the biliary tree. A chapter on non-hepatic manifestations of immune mediatedliver disease helps provide context for how these diseases affect the patient overall. In addition, chapters discuss various discrete immunologically-mediated infectious liver disorders including those related to bacteria, parasites, and all of the classic viruses. Chapters on the traditional autoimmune liver diseases -- primary biliary cirrhosis, autoimmune hepatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis as well as overlap syndrome are also included. The breadth of this comprehensive second edition is highlighted by chapters on alcoholic liver disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and drug-induced liver disease, among others. This invaluable new edition ends with a forward-looking view of future directions and how the field might meet the challenge of refractory patients. Developed by a renowned group of authors, Liver Immunology: Principles and Practice, Second Editionwill again serve as a comprehensive textbook by providing an excellent overview for this rapidly evolving field. It greatly adds to the understanding of the pathogenesis of these diseases, while also providing novel insights that can be harnessed into helping improve the care of patients afflicted with various immune-mediated diseases. This volume will again be a must-read for clinicians at all levels, investigators and students.
  • Liver in biology and disease 2004, ScienceDirect
  • Liver metastases 2009, Springer
  • Liver metastasis 2011, Springer
    Liver metastases are a frequent and often fatal occurrence in cancer patients, particularly those with malignancies of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. While recent improvements in surgical techniques and a more aggressive approach to resection of liver metastases have improved long term survival for some patients, most patients with hepatic metastases still succumb to their disease. To improve these dismal statistics, a better understanding of the biology of liver metastasis, particularly the early stages that can be targeted for prevention, is essential. Once cancer cells enter the liver, several different scenarios may occur. The cancer cells may be immediately destroyed by local defence mechanisms, they may enter a state of dormancy as solitary cells and never produce a metastasis, initiate a short-lived process of proliferation that is aborted before a metastasis is established or actively proliferate to form macrometastases. The chapters in Part I of this book provide insight into the cellular/molecular mechanisms that determine which of these scenarios prevails. Written by experts researchers in the filed of metastasis, these chapters provide state-of-the art reviews on the cellular and molecular processes that impact the early stages of the metastatic process. The unique microenvironment of the liver, its various anatomical, cellular and molecular features and the impact they have on metastasis are highlighted. In addition, the role of inflammation (pre-existing and tumor-induced), host innate and adaptive immune responses, cytokines, chemokines, growth factors and the unique molecular signatures of metastatic tumor cells are reviewed with an underscoring of the translational implications of the current state of knowledge. Against this background, the chapters in Part II of the book provide critical reviews on major aspects of the clinical management of hepatic metastases. These include imaging strategies, surgical and chemotherapeutic treatment approaches and the use of targeted biological therapeutics such as anti-angiogenic drugs as treatment modalities. By combining information on biological and clinical aspects of liver metastasis, this volume will serve as an excellent resource for scientists, clinicians, clinician/ scientists and trainees in the domains of oncology, surgical oncology, hepatobiliary physiology and radiology.
  • Liver MRI 2007, Springer
  • This is the second edition of a very well received book devoted specifically to the treatment of liver tumors by radioembolization with 90Y microspheres. The success of the first edition was based on the provision of all the fundamental information required for successful use of this therapeutic modality in clinical practice. The new edition has been fully updated to cover the most recent advances and includes additional chapters on regulations and emerging trends. Detailed information is provided on the full range of relevant topics, including hepatic vascular anatomy (including variants), dosimetry, assessment of tumor response, and the results achieved using radioembolization alone and in combination with other treatments in patients with primary or metastatic disease. Complications and side-effects are also fully discussed. This book will prove immensely valuable for both beginners and practitioners.
  • Liver transplantation 2009, Springer
  • Living and dying in the USA 2000, ScienceDirect
    Ch. 1. Introduction and overview -- Ch. 2. Data and methods -- Ch. 3. The Sex differential in mortality -- Ch. 4. Race/ethnicity, nativity, and adult mortality -- Ch. 5. Family composition and mortality -- Ch. 6. Religious attendance, social participation, and adult mortality -- Ch. 7. The Effects of basic socioeconomic factors on mortality -- Ch. 8. The Effect of occupational status on mortality -- Ch. 9. Health insurance coverage and mortality -- Ch. 10. Perceived health status and mortality -- Ch. 11. Functional limitations and mortality -- Ch. 12. Mental and addictive disorders and mortality -- Ch. 13. Cigarette smoking and mortality -- Ch. 14. Alcohol consumption and mortality -- Ch. 15. Exercise and mortality -- Ch. 16. The Influence of other health behaviors on mortality -- Ch. 17. Conclusion.
  • Living donor advocacy 2014, Springer
    The inadequate supply of organs in the United States and other countries continues to drive the reliance on living donor transplantation. Representatives of the transplant community convened for a meeting on living donation in an effort to provide guidelines to promote the welfare of living donors. The consensus statement that resulted from this meeting recommended that transplant centers retain an Independent Living Donor Advocate (ILDA) to focus on the best interest of the donor. Over a decade later, nearly every transplant center in the United States, performing living donor surgeries, has incorporated an ILDA into their living donor screening and/or evaluation process, however there are no guidelines with regard to the ILDA's qualifications, clinical practice, or how address ethical challenges.
  • The findings suggest that the U.S. public is not particularly worried about the gradual rise in the number of older Americans. Nearly nine-in-ten adults surveyed say that "having more elderly people in the population" is either a good thing for society (41%) or does not make much difference (47%). Just 10% see this trend as a bad thing.
  • Living with HIV and ARVs 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    September 1936 -- Rittenhouse Square -- The education of a lobotomist -- In the hospital wards -- A perfect partner -- Refining lobotomy -- The lines of battle -- Advance and retreat -- Waterfall -- Fame -- Road warrior -- Leaving home -- Decline -- Ghost.
  • Lobotomy letters 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "The rise and widespread acceptance of psychosurgery constitutes one of the most troubling chapters in the history of modern medicine. By the late 1950s, tens of thousands of Americans had been lobotomized as treatment for a host of psychiatric disorders. Though the procedure would later be decried as devastating and grossly unscientific, many patients, families, and physicians reported veritable improvement from the surgery; some patients were even considered cured. 'The Lobotomy Letters' gives an account of why this controversial procedure was sanctioned by psychiatrists and doctors of modern medicine. Drawing from original correspondence penned by lobotomy patients and their families as well as from the professional papers of lobotomy pioneer and neurologist Walter Freeman, the volume reconstructs how physicians, patients, and their families viewed lobotomy and analyzes the reasons for its overwhelming use." -- [Publisher-supplied data]
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  • Ethnobotany -- 'Local food-nutraceuticals': bridging the gap between local knowledge and global needs / Heinrich, M. ... [et al.] -- Gathered Mediterranean food plants: ethnobotanical investigations and historical development / Rivera, D. ... [et al.] -- Disseminating knowledge about 'local food plants' and 'local plant foods' / Rivera, D. ... [et al.] -- Biological activities of 'local foods' -- Plant foods and brain aging: a critical appraisal / Schaffer, S. ... [et al.] -- Local food and cardioprotection: the role of phytochemicals / Visioli, F. ... [et al.] -- A vegetable to meat consumption ratio as a relevant factor determining cancer preventive diet. The Mediterranean versus other European countries / Kapiszewska, M. -- Mediterranean diet as a nutrition education and dietary guide: misconceptions and the neglected role of locally consumed foods and wild green plants / Manios, Y. ... [et al.] -- Development of bioactive substances for functional foods: scientific and other aspects / Weber, P., Flühmann, B., Eggersdorfer, M.
  • OBJECTIVES: We prepared this report on the comparative effectiveness and harms of lung-directed nonsurgical therapies for non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in three distinct patient populations: (1) patients with stage I NSCLC who are not surgical candidates (Key Question 1), (2) patients with stage I NSCLC who are deemed operable but decline surgery (Key Question 2), and (3) patients with endoluminal NSCLC causing obstruction (Key Question 3). For stage I NSCLC, the local nonsurgical interventions could include conformal radiotherapy modalities and radiofrequency ablation (RFA). For patients with airway obstruction due to an endoluminal NSCLC, local nonsurgical interventions could include those for the stage I setting, as well as conventional wide-field radiotherapy, brachytherapy, laser and mechanical debridement, endoluminal stents, cryoablation, and photodynamic therapy. Surgical resection of any type is not considered as a comparator for any of the Key Questions. DATA SOURCES: MEDLINE(r), Embase(r), and the Cochrane Controlled Trials Registry were searched from January 1, 1995, to July 25, 2012. A search of the gray literature included databases with regulatory information, clinical trial registries, abstracts and conference papers, and information from manufacturers. REVIEW METHODS: We sought studies reporting overall survival, cancer-specific survival, local control, symptom relief, adverse events, and quality of life among our populations of interest. Data were abstracted for each Key Question by a team of reviewers, with independent data verification. Study quality and the risk of bias of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) were assessed using the United States Preventive Services Task Force criteria. The quality and risk of bias of single-arm studies were assessed using the Carey and Boden criteria. The strength of the body of evidence was assessed according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Methods Guide. RESULTS: In our searches, we identified 4,648 unique titles and screened 1,178 in full text. Of the latter, 55 met the inclusion criteria. Thirty-five studies were relevant to Key Question 1, considering medically inoperable patients with stage I NSCLC; 6 were relevant to Key Question 2, considering medically operable patients with stage I NSCLC who decline surgery; and 17 were relevant to Key Question 3, considering patients with inoperable endoluminal NSCLC causing symptoms of obstruction. Three studies addressed both Key Questions 1 and 2. All studies relevant to Key Questions 1 and 2 were single-arm design, prospective (n=15), retrospective (n=21), or not specified (n=2). Among 17 papers included for Key Question 3, 5 were RCTs, 1 was a nonrandomized comparative study, and 11 were single-arm studies. Because comparative study evidence on RFA and debridement and stenting was unavailable for Key Question 3, we included evidence from two single-arm studies involving stents and one on RFA. All RCTs were of poor quality. Only one comparison was available per study, with no two studies examining the same set of interventions. Outcomes of therapy for all Key Questions included overall survival, adverse effects, and quality of life. CONCLUSIONS: Evidence on localized nonsurgical therapies for patients with stage I NSCLC who are not surgical candidates or who decline surgery consists only of single-arm studies, with no direct comparisons among interventions. The best evidence for NSCLC patients with endoluminal obstruction consists of poor-quality single RCTs for each comparison; we did not identify evidence that permitted us to draw conclusions based on indirect comparisons. Overall, evidence is insufficient to permit conclusions on the comparative effectiveness of local nonsurgical therapies for inoperable or operable patients with stage I NSCLC or inoperable NSCLC patients with endoluminal tumor causing pulmonary symptoms.
  • General principles of neurologic localization -- Peripheral nerves -- Cervical, brachial, and lumbosacral plexi -- Spinal nerve and root -- Spinal cord -- Cranial nerve I (the olfactory nerve) -- Visual pathways -- The localization of lesions affecting the ocular motor system -- Cranial nerve V (the trigeminal nerve) -- Cranial nerve VII (the facial nerve) -- Cranial nerve VIII (the vestibulocochlear nerve) -- Cranial nerves IX and X (the glossopharyngeal and vagus nerves) -- Cranial nerve XI (the spinal accessory nerve) -- Cranial nerve XII (the hypoglossal nerve) -- Brainstem -- The cerebellum -- The localization of lesions affecting the hypothalamus and pituitary gland -- The anatomic localization of lesions in the thalamus -- Basal ganglia -- The localization of lesions affecting the cerebral hemispheres -- Vascular syndromes of the forebrain, brainstem, and cerebellum -- The localization of lesions causing coma.
  • General principles of neurologic localization -- Peripheral nerves -- Cervical, brachial, and lumbosacral plexi -- Spinal nerve and root -- Spinal cord -- Cranial nerve I (the olfactory nerve) -- Visual pathways -- Localization of lesions affecting the ocular motor system -- Cranial nerve V (the trigeminal nerve) -- Cranial nerve VII (the facial nerve) -- Cranial nerve VIII (the vestibulocochlear nerve) -- Cranial nerve IX and X (the glossopharyngeal and vagus nerves) -- Cranial nerve XI (the spinal accessory nerve) -- Cranial nerve XII (the hypoglossal nerve) -- Brainstem -- Cerebellum -- Localization of lesions affecting the hypothalamus and pituitary gland -- Anatomic localization of lesions in the thalamus -- Basal ganglia -- Localization of lesions affecting the cerebral hemispheres -- Localization of lesions in the autonomic nervous system -- Vascular syndromes of the forebrain, brainstem, and cerebellum -- Localization of lesions causing coma.
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  • Long non-coding RNAs 2011, Springer
    Transcriptional and posttranscriptional programming by long noncoding RNAs / Radha Raman Pandey and Chandrasekhar Kanduri -- Long noncoding RNA as a regulator for transcription / Riki Kurokawa -- Long noncoding RNAs and X chromosome inactivation / Cristina Gontan, Iris Jonkers, and Joost Gribnau -- TERRA : long noncoding RNA at eukaryotic telomeres / Rajika Arora, Catherine M.C. Brun, and Claus M. Azzalin -- Transcription of satellite DNAs in mammals / Claire Vourc'h and Giuseppe Biamonti -- Multiple roles of Alu-related noncoding RNAs / Audrey Berger and Katharina Strub -- roX RNAs and genome regulation in Drosophila melanogaster / S. Kiran Koya and Victoria H. Meller -- Transcription of satellite DNAs in insects / Željka Pezer ... [et al.] -- Long nonprotein-coding RNAs in plants / Virginie Jouannet and Martin Crespi.
  • Long term effects of stroke 2002, CRCnetBASE
  • Long-term care medicine 2011, Springer
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    The global burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Definition of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease / N.B. Pride. COPD: worldwide prevalence / A. Sonia Buist. Worldwide mortality for COPD / Jean-François Muir and Antoine Cuvelier. Risk factors for the development of COPD / Scott T. Weiss and Edwin K. Silverman. Risk factors for the progression of COPD / Huib A.M. Kerstjens and Dirkje S. Postma. Socioeconomic burden of COPD / Sean D. Sullivan, Todd A. Lee, and Sarika Ogale -- Pathogenic mechanisms in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Pathology of COPD / James C. Hogg. Inflammatory mechanisms / Robert A. Stockley. Defective repair in COPD: the American hypothesis / Stephen Rennard. Proteinases in COPD / Steven D. Shapiro. Oxidative stress and COPD / William W. MacNee and Irfan Rahman. Pathogenesis of infections in COPD patients / Muriel van Schilfgaarde ... [et al.] Extrapulmonary effects of COPD / Nicholas J. Gross -- Long-term intervention strategies. Smoking cessation / Philip Tønnesen. Anticholinergics / Michael Brunson and William C. Bailey. Long-acting beta-adrenoreceptor agonists for the treatment of COPD / Dirkje S. Postma and Klaus F. Rabe. The role of glucocorticosteroids in the management of COPD / Romain Pauwels. Antibiotics in COPD / Nikolaos Siafakas, Eleni Tzortzaki and M. Tsoumakidou. Long-term intervention studies: α1-antitrypsin substitution / Robert A. Stockley.Surgery and transplantation for COPD / John R. Pepper. New therapies for COPD / Peter J. Barnes.
  • Long-term oxygen therapy 2012, Springer
    The Patient Candidate for Long-Term Oxygen Therapy -- The Patient Candidate for Long-Term Oxygen Therapy / Roberto W. Dal Negro, Richard Hodder -- The Multidimensional Evaluation of Patients -- Lung Function Parameters / Cleante Scarduelli -- Cardiovascular and Metabolic Indices / Andrea Corsonello, Claudio Pedone, Simone Scarlata, Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi -- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Neuromuscular Implications / Cristina Deluca, Ebba Buffone, Elena Minguzzi, Maria Grazia Passarin -- The Psychological and Cognitive Profile / Sonia Dal Ben, Fernanda Bricolo -- Nutritional Deficiencies / Roberto Aquilani, Federica Boschi, Evasio Pasini -- Gender-Related Differences / Paola Turco -- The Cooperating Roles -- Home LTOT: The Role of the Caregiver / Roberta Barian, Stefano Bertacco -- The General Practitioner (GP) / Germano Bettoncelli -- The Cooperating Roles: The Lung Physician / Silvia Tognella -- The Health Institutions / Paola Pisanti -- The Role of Media / Daniel Della Seta -- Systems for Oxygen Delivery / Carlo Castiglioni -- Models for LTOT Management -- Standard Care / Eugenio Sabato, Saverio Sabina, Carlo G. Leo -- Tele-Control at Home / Roberto W. Dal Negro -- The Value of a Systemic Accreditation Path / Massimo Dutto, Nicoletta Palese -- The Outcomes -- Clinical Outcomes / Claudio Micheletto -- Humanistic Outcomes and Quality of Life / Mauro Carone, Sabina Antoniu -- The Economic Impact of Long-Term Oxygen Therapy / Lorenzo G. Mantovani, Marco Cristiani, Gianluca Furneri.
  • Disability and healthy life expectancy -- Individual healthy aging -- The family and healthy aging -- Community effects on healthy aging.
  • Longevity and frailty 2005, Springer
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    We have been told that the key to longevity involves obsessing over what we eat, how much we stress, and how fast we run. Based on the most extensive study of longevity ever conducted, "The Longevity Project" exposes what really impacts our lifespan--including friends, family, personality, and work.
  • Longitudinal data analysis 2008, CRCnetBASE
  • Looking at the unborn : Wellcome Trust
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    Introduction -- Structure and function of the skin -- Principles of diagnosis -- Dermatologic therapy and procedures -- Epidermal growths -- Pigmented growths -- Dermal and subcutaneous growths -- Eczematous rashes -- Scaling papules, plaques, and patches -- Vesicles and bullae -- Inflammatory papules -- Pustules -- White spots -- Generalized erythema -- Localized erythema -- Specialized erythema -- Purpura -- Dermal induration -- Ulcers -- Hair disorders -- Nail disorders -- Mucous membrane disorders -- Skin signs of systemic disease -- Self-assessment.
  • Lost in translation 2014, WorldScientific
    This book is all about the definition and finding ways to prioritize and accelerate translation research in biomedical sciences and rapidly turning new knowledge into first-in-human studies. It represents an effort to bring together scientists active in various areas of translational research to share science and, hopefully, generate new ideas and potential collaborations. The book provides a comprehensive overview of translational work that includes significant discoveries and pioneering contributions, e.g., in immunology, gene therapy, stem cells and population sciences. It may be used as an advanced textbook by graduate students and even ambitious undergraduates in biomedical sciences. It is also suitable for non-experts, i.e. medical doctors, who wish to have an overview of some of the fundamental models in translational research. Managing the translational enterprise remains a work in progress. The world is changing rapidly, and the scientific world needs to seek new ways to ensure that discoveries get translated for patients efficiently and as quickly as possible. In addition, everyone expects the investment in biomedical research should pay dividends through effective therapeutic solutions. This unique project provides a broad collaborative approach of the international scientific team to present its view and opinion how to cross barriers to incentives for translational research in medical sciences. Contributing to the book is an international team of prominent co-authors. The book consists of unique and widely treated topics, and includes new hypotheses, data and analyses.
  • Lost self 2005, MyiLibrary
    The self as a problem in philosophy and neurobiology / John R. Searle -- The cognitive neuroscience of the self: insights from functional neuroimaging of the normal brain / Seth J. Gillihan and Martha J. Farah -- Neural hierarchies and the self / Todd E. Feinberg -- The frontal lobes and self-awareness / Donald T. Stuss ... [et al.] -- Autobiographical disorders / Esther Fujiwara and Hans J. Markowitsch -- Body image and the self / Georg Goldenberg -- Right-hemisphere pathology and the self: delusional misidentification and reduplication / Todd E. Feinberg ... [et al.].The mirror sign delusional misidentification symptom / Karen Spangenberg Postal -- Disorders of the self in dementia / William W. Seeley and Bruce L. Miller -- Autism -- "Autos": literally, a total focus on the self? / Simon Baron-Cohen -- Recognizing the sensory consequences of one's own actions and delusions of control / Sarah-Jayne Blakemore.The neural correlates of depersonalization: a disorder of self-awareness / Hedy Kober ... [et al.] -- The self in dreams / Antti Revonsuo -- Psychoactive agents and the self / Roy J. Mathew -- Meditation and the self / Hans C. Lou and Troels W. Kjaer -- The enduring self: a first-person account of brain insult survival / J. Allan Hobson.
  • Lotions, potions, pills, and magic 2012, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    In the years following the American Revolution, as poverty increased and America's water and air became more polluted, people grew sicker. Traditional medicine became increasingly ineffective. Instead, Americans sought out both older and newer forms of alternative medicine and people who embraced these methods: midwives, folk healers, Native American shamans, African obeahs and the new botanical and water cure advocates. Breslaw describes the evolution of public health crises and solutions, and argues that their ascendance over other healers didn't begin until germ theory finally migrated from Europe, and American medical education achieved professional standing.
  • Loudness 2011, Springer
  • "Now in its updated Seventh Edition, Lovell and Winter's Pediatric Orthopaedics remains a must-have for physicians and residents treating infants, children, and adolescents with orthopaedic problems. This classic, comprehensive reference covers the basic science, clinical manifestations, and management of orthopaedic problems in children. Now in full color, the foremost orthopaedists examine normal musculoskeletal development and the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of the entire range of abnormalities, with emphasis on evidence-based decision making in treatment selection. The clinical chapters include pearls and pitfalls and a description of the author's preferred approach. The book will now cover surgical techniques of management with step-by-step illustrations from the Atlas of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery."--Provided by publisher.
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  • Low-cost interventions to promote physical and mental health / Luciano L'Abate -- Diets, health, and weight control : what do we know? / David L. Katz ... [et al.] -- Low-cost obesity interventions : the market for foods / Michael S. Finke and Sandra J. Huston -- Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and health / John C. Umhau and Karl M. Dauphinais -- Vitamins, minerals and health / Edward Giovannucci -- Herbal medicines in the treatment of psychiatric and neurological disorders / Shahin Akhondzadeh -- Daily practices for mindful exercise / Rachel Calogero and Kelly Pedrotty -- Relaxation and meditation / Angele McGrady -- Expressive movement / Dianne Dulicai and Ellen Schelly Hill -- Pleasant, pleasurable, and positive activities / Joan S. Anderson -- The recording of personal information as an intervention and as an electronic health support / Minna Levine and Ronald Calvanio -- Teaching to remember ourselves : the autobiographical methodology / Duccio Demetrio ; with contribution by Chiara Borgonovi -- Expressive writing : an alternative to traditional methods / Ewa Kacewicz, Richard B. Slatcher, and James W. Pennebaker -- Workbooks for the promotion of mental health and life-long learning / Luciano L'Abate and Damian Goldstein -- Computers and the Internet / Myron L. Pulier ... [et al.] -- Maternal-infant contact and child development : insights from the kangaroo intervention / Ruth Feldman -- Touch interventions positively affect development / Nancy Aaron James and Krystal D. Mize -- Non-erotic physical affection : it's good for you / Andrew K. Gulledge ... [et al.] -- Sex, sexuality and sensuality / Chad L. Cross and Gerald R. Weeks -- Intimacy and fear of intimacy / Anita L. Vangelisti and Gary Beck -- Low-cost interventions for promoting forgiveness / Lindsey M. Root and Michael E. McCullough -- Spirituality in achieving physical and psychological health and well-being : theory, research and low cost interventions / Len Sperry ... [et al.] -- Friendship, social support, and health / Patricia M. Sias and Heidi Bartoo -- Animal companions / Luciano L'Abate -- Applications of emotional intelligence to schools and workplace / David Ruback and Laura Sweeney -- Implications of prescriptive approaches for policy, health promotion, epidemiology, and public health / Cornelius Hogan.
  • Low-grade gliomas 2010, Springer
    Advances in imaging low-grade gliomas -- Molecular neuropathology of low-grade gliomas and its clinical impact -- What is the place of conservative management for adult supratentorial low-grade glioma? -- Seizures in patients with low-grade gliomas - incidence, pathogenesis, surgical management, and pharmacotherapy -- Present day's standards in microsurgery of low-grade gliomas -- Is there a place for radiotherapy in low-grade gliomas? -- The place of interstitial brachytherapy and radiosurgery for low-grade gliomas -- Health-related quality of life aspects in patients with low-grade glioma.
  • Written by internationally acclaimed specialists, "Lower Abdominal and Perineal Surgery" provides pertinent and concise procedure descriptions spanning benign and malignant problems and minimally invasive procedures. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem, creating a book that is both comprehensive and accessible. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Forming part of the series, Surgery: Complications, Risks and Consequences, this volume Lower Abdominal and Perineal Surgery provides a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training.
  • Claudication : clinical diagnosis and differential diagnosis / Dennis G. Caralis -- Noninvasive diagnostic evaluation of peripheral arterial disease / Nicholas Labropoulos and Apostolos K. Tassiopoulos -- Smoking and smoking cessation / Albert Bellg and Aristides N. Mavridis -- Peripheral arterial disease and diabetes / George L. Bakris -- Hyperlipidemia in peripheral arterial disease / Ambika Babu, C.R. Kannan, and Theodore Mazzone -- Hypertension and peripheral vascular disease / Anjula Gandhi, Jay Garg, and George L. Bakris -- Physical inactivity is a risk factor for lower extremity arterial disease and coronary heart disease / Dennis G. Caralis and Stamatis Dimitropoulos -- Pathogenesis of atheroslerotic vascular disease / Bassem Jamil Basha, George L. Bakris, and James R. Sowers --Lower extremity arterial disease coexisting with coronary artery disease : management and prognosis / Dennis G. Caralis -- Medical therapy of claudication and lower extremity arterial disease / Dennis G. Caralis -- Exercise therapy for low extremity arterial disease / Peter F. Kokkinos -- Endovascular strategies for management of claudication and lower extremity arterial disease / Michael C. Brunner and Dennis G. Caralis -- Severe lower extremity arterial disease : limb salvage and revascularization failure / Chad E. Jacobs and Walter J. McCarthy.
  • "A comprehensive, authoritative text on all aspects of substance abuse and addiction medicine. Scientific topics such as the biology of various addictions and all dimensions of clinical treatment and management are addressed by a wide range of leading contributors. Behavioral addictions are addressed also, so the text is not solely devoted to specific substances and their misuse"--Provided by publisher.
  • Lucky few 2008, Springer
  • The Nature of Radicular Pain and Related Conditions -- Imaging Techniques for the Lumbar Spine: Conventional Radiology, Computed Tomography; Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- Normal Anatomy -- Pathologic Anatomy and Mechanisms of Nerve Root Compression -- Spinal Imaging in Relation to Surgical Therapy: Pre-and Post-Operative.
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  • Lung cancer 2010, Springer
  • Lung cancer 2003, Springer Protocols
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    v. 1. Molecular pathology methods and reviews -- v. 2. Diagnostic and therapeutic methods and reviews.
  • Lung cancer imaging 2013, Springer
    While specialists often guide the care to lung cancer patients, it is often a general radiologist who is left to interpret studies that impact patient care and management. Lung Cancer Imaging provides a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis, staging and overview of the management of lung cancer relevant to practicing radiologists so that they can better understand the decision making issues and provide more directed and useful communication to the treating physicians. It Primary Care physicians will also find this book valuable to understand the relevant issues that they face when one of their.
  • Lung cancer metastasis 2009, Springer
    Lung Cancer: Overview / Shirish M. Gadgeel and Gregory P. Kalemkerian -- Hallmarks of Metastasis / M. Roshni Ray and David M. Jablons -- Tumor Stem Cells and Metastasis / Jaclyn Y. Hung -- Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition as a Mechanism of Metastasis / Katia Savary, Stefan Termén, Sylvie Thuault, Venkateshwar Keshamouni and Aristidis Moustakas -- Mechanisms of Tumor Cell Migration and Invasion in Lung Cancer Metastasis / Charles Kumar Thodeti and Kaustabh Ghosh -- Immunologic Mechanisms in Lung Carcinogenesis and Metastasis / Jay M. Lee, Jane Yanagawa, Saswati Hazra, Sherven Sharma and Tonya Walser, et al. -- Angiogenesis and Angiogenic Diversity in Lung Cancer Metastasis / Douglas A. Arenberg -- Chemokines in Lung Cancer Metastasis / Borna Mehrad, Ellen C. Keeley and Robert M. Strieter -- Molecular Control of Lymphatic Metastasis in Lung Cancer / Mark M. Fuster and Judith A. Varner -- Carcinoma-Associated Fibroblasts in Lung Cancer / Roya Navab, Bizhan Bandarchi and Ming-Sound Tsao -- The Role of Tumor-Associated Macrophages and Other Innate Immune Cells in Metastatic Progression of Lung Cancer / Zvi G. Fridlender, M. Cecilia Crisanti and Steven M. Albelda -- Experimental Animal Models for Studying Lung Cancer / Jiang Liu and Michael R. Johnston -- Molecular Imaging in Lung Cancer Metastases / Mahaveer Swaroop Bhojani, Shyam Nyati, Hyma R. Rao, Brian D. Ross and Alnawaz Rehemtulla -- Biomarker Discovery for Metastatic Disease / Gilbert S. Omenn and James D. Cavalcoli -- Current Clinical Management of Metastatic Lung Cancer / Bryan J. Schneider and Suresh S. Ramalingam -- Site-Directed Therapy for Lung Cancer Metastases / Kevin S Oh, Baskaran Sundaram, Venkataramu Krishnamurthy, Allan Pickens and Malini Venkatram, et al. -- Systems Approach for Understanding Metastasis / Peter J. Woolf, Angel Alvarez and Venkateshwar G. Keshamouni.
  • Etiology and epidemiology -- Lung cancer biology -- Screening/early detection/prevention -- Pathology and molecular classification -- Clinical presentation, diagnosis, staging, and prognosis -- Surgery -- Radiation therapy -- Chemotherapy -- Multimodality therapy of NSCLC -- Treatment of small cell lung cancer -- Novel therapeutic strategies -- Palliation and special considerations -- Other thoracic tumors.
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    Smoking cessation / Alexander V. Prokhorov, Kentya H. Ford, and Karen Suchanek Hudmon -- Lung cancer susceptibility genes / Joan E. Bailey-Wilson -- Lung cancer susceptibility and risk assessment models / Xifeng Wu ... [et al.] -- The molecular genetics of lung cancer / David S. Shames, Mitsuo Sato, and John D. Minna -- Molecular biology of preneoplastic lesions of the lung / Ignacio I. Wistuba and Adi F. Gazdar -- Detection of preneoplastic lesions / Stephen Lam -- Treatment of preneoplastic lesions of the lung / Annette McWilliams -- The pathology and pathogenesis of peripheral lung adenocarcinoma including bronchioloalveolar carcinoma / Wilbur A. Franklin -- Treatment of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma / Ji-Youn Han, Dae Ho Lee, and Jin Soo Lee -- Molecular profiling for early detection and prediction of response in lung cancer / Jacob M. Kaufman and David P. Carbone -- The role for mediastinoscopy in the staging of nonsmall cell lung cancer / Carolyn E. R̈eed -- Minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer / Michael Kent, Miguel Alvelo-Rivera, and James Luketich -- Extended resection for lung cancer / Philippe G. Dartevelle, Bedrettin Yildizeli, and Sacha Mussot -- Adjuvant chemotherapy following surgery for lung cancer / Benjamin Besse and Thierry Le Chevalier -- Induction chemotherapy for resectable lung cancer / Katherine M.W. Pisters -- Image-guided radiation therapy / Kenneth E. Rosenzweig and Sonal Sura -- Stereotactic body radiation therapy for lung cancer / Robert D. Timmerman and Brian D. Kavanagh -- Proton therapy / Joe Y. Chang, Alfred R. Smith, and James D. Cox -- Combinations of radiation therapy and chemotherapy for nonsmall cell lung carcinoma / Zhongxing Liao, Frank V. Fossella, and Ritsuko Komaki -- New chemotherapeutic agents in lung cancer / Anne S. Tsao -- Immunologic approaches to lung cancer therapy / Jay M. Lee, Steven M. Dubinett, and Sherven Sharma -- Epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors / Lecia V. Sequist and Thomas J. Lynch -- Tumor angiogenesis: biology and therapeutic implications for lung cancer / Emer O. Hanrahan, Monique Nilsson, and John V. Heymach -- Retinoids and rexinoids in lung cancer prevention and treatment / Nishin Bhadkamkar and Fadlo R. Khuri -- Proteasome inhibition in nonsmall cell lung cancer therapy / Minh Huynh and Primo N. Lara Jr. -- Targeted genetic therapy for lung cancer / Jack Roth -- Screening for early detection / James L. Mulshine -- Natural agents for chemoprevention of lung cancer / Amir Sharafkhaneh ... [et al.].
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    I. Diseases: bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): Arrested alveolar development in bronchopulmonary dysplasia -- Bronchopulmonary dysplasia in the postsurfactant era -- What is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? -- Small airways disease in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Alveolar and bronchiolar inflammation in COPD -- Pathophysiological basis for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Clinical approaches for evaluating retinoids as a treatment for human emphysema -- II. Technological and theoretical foundations for studies aimed at remedial therapy: Detecting differentially expressed genes by differential display -- Expression profiling as a tool for diagnosis and pathway discovery: experimental design and technical considerations -- Plasticity of circulating adult stem cells -- The mechanical and cytoskeletal basis of lung morphogenesis -- III. Comparative lung structure and mechanics: Morphogenesis of the mammalian lung: aspects of structure and extracellular matrix -- Structure and function of nonmammalian vertebrate lungs -- IV. Branching morphogenesis: Lung branching morphogenesis: potential for regeneration of small conducting airways -- V. The gas-exchange region: Apoptosis and emphysema -- Genetic analysis of emphysema and animal models of COPD -- Pulmonary alveoli: development, structural stability, and regeneration -- Molecular response to pneumonectomy -- Pulmonary limitations to exercise performance: the effects of health ageing and COPD -- Pulmonary adaptation to sustained changes in metabolic rate.
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    Distribution and measurement of pulmonary blood flow -- Inter-relations between lung ventilation and perfusion -- Transfer of gases into blood in alveolar capillaries -- Transfer factor (diffusing capacity) for carbon monoxide and nitric oxide (Tl,co, Tl,no, Dm and Vc) -- The oxygenation of blood -- Gas exchange for carbon dioxide and acid-base balance -- Control of respiration -- Newborn babies, infants and young children (ages 0-6 years) -- Normal lung function from childhood to old age -- Reference values for lung function in white (caucasian) children and adults -- Genetic diversity : reference values in non-caucasians -- Physiology of exercise and changes resulting from lung disease -- Exercise testing and interpretation, including reference values -- Assessment of exercise limitation, disability and residual ability -- Exercise in children --Early developments and future prospects -- Getting started -- Development and functional anatomy of the respiratory system -- Body size and anthropometric measurements -- Numerical interpretation of physiological variables -- Basic terminology and gas laws -- Basic equipment and measurement techniques -- Respiratory surveys -- Thoracic cage and respiratory muscles -- Lung volumes -- Lung and chest wall elasticity -- Forced ventilatory volumes and flows (ventilatory capacity) -- Determinants of maximal flows (flow limitation) -- Theory and measurement of respiratory resistance (including whole body plethysmography) -- Control of airway calibre and assessment of changes -- Distribution of ventilation --Investigation and physiology of breathing during sleep -- Assessment and treatment of sleep related breathing disorders -- Hypobaria : high altitude and aviation physiology and medicine -- Immersion in water, hyperbaria and hyperoxia including O2 therapy -- Cold, heat and the lungs -- Airborne respiratory hazards : features, protective mechanisms and consequences -- Patterns of abnormal function in lung disease -- Strategies for assessment -- Lung function in asthman, COPD, emphysema and diffuse lung fibrosis -- How individual diseases affect lung function (compendium) -- Lung function in relation to general anaesthesia and artificial ventilation -- Lung function in relation to surgery -- Pulmonary rehabilitation.
  • "Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Early diagnosis can improve the effectiveness of treatment and increase a patient's chances of survival. Thus, there is an urgent need for new technology to diagnose small, malignant lung nodules early as well as large nodules located away from large diameter airways because the current technology, namely, needle biopsy and bronchoscopy, fail to diagnose those cases. However, the analysis of small, indeterminate lung masses is fraught with many technical difficulties. Often patients must be followed for years with serial CT scans in order to establish a diagnosis, but inter-scan variability, slice selection artifacts, differences in degree of inspiration, and scan angles can make comparing serial scans unreliable. Lung Imaging and Computer Aided Diagnosis brings together researchers in pulmonary image analysis to present state-of-the-art image processing techniques for detecting and diagnosing lung cancer at an early stage. The book addresses variables and discrepancies in scans and proposes ways of evaluating small lung masses more consistently to allow for more accurate measurement of growth rates and analysis of shape and appearance of the detected lung nodules. Dealing with all aspects of image analysis of the data, this book examines: Lung segmentation, Nodule segmentation, Vessels segmentation, Airways segmentation, Lung registration, Detection of lung nodules, Diagnosis of detected lung nodules, Shape and appearance analysis of lung nodules. Contributors also explore the effective use of these methodologies for diagnosis and therapy in clinical applications. Arguably the first book of its kind to address and evaluate image-based diagnostic approaches for the early diagnosis of lung cancer, Lung Imaging and Computer Aided Diagnosis constitutes a valuable resource for biomedical engineers, researchers, and clinicians in lung disease imaging"--Provided by publisher.
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  • Lung pathology 2005, Springer
    Non-neoplastic disease -- Airway disease -- Alveolar disease -- Interstitial lung disease -- Histological patterns consistent with pulmonary infectious disease -- Granulomatosis -- Pulmonary vascular disease -- Miscellaneous pulmonary disease -- Non-neoplastic pleural disease -- Neoplastic pulmonary and pleural disease -- Lung tumors -- Pleural tumors.
  • The nature of lung sound signals -- Historical overview -- Main characteristics and categorization -- Recording issues -- Standards -- Procedures and considerations -- Trends in LS analysis -- New domains in LS representation -- Overview -- Higher-order statistics (spectra) -- Epitomized rationale -- HOS definitions: higher-order statistics -- HOS definitions: higher-order spectra -- The parametric approach -- LS quadratic phase coupling detection -- Autoregressive-HOS modeling of LS source and transmission -- Lower-order statistics -- Epitomized rationale -- LOS definitions: a-stable distribution -- LOS definitions: fractional lower-order moments and covariation coefficient -- LOS analysis tools: converging variance test -- LOS analysis tools: parameter estimates for SAS distributions -- LOS analysis tools: AR modeling of SAS distributions -- LOS analysis of discontinuous adventitious sounds -- Wavelet analysis -- Epitomized rationale -- Continuous wavelet transform -- Discrete WT and multiresolution representation -- Wavelet-based analysis of LS -- Wavelet-HOS -- Epitomized rationale -- CWT-HOS definitions -- Wheeze analysis with CWT-HOS -- Higher-order crossings -- Epitomized rationale -- HOC definitions -- HOC discrimination tools -- HOC analysis of DAS -- Empirical mode decomposition -- Epitomized rationale -- EMD description -- EMD considerations and extensions -- EMD crackles analysis -- Fractal dimension-lacunarity analysis -- Epitomized rationale -- FD estimation -- Lacunarity estimation -- FD analysis of LS -- Lacunarity analysis of DAS -- Denoising techniques -- Overview -- Wavelet-based denoising -- CWT-WED -- WTST-NST filter -- Kurtosis-based extractor -- Fractal dimension-based detector -- Wavelet-fractal dimension-based denoising -- Empirical mode decomposition-fractal dimension-based denoising -- Heart sound cancellation -- HOS-based HSC -- WT-based HSC -- Recursive least squares-based HSC -- Time-frequency-based HSC -- Recurrent time statistics and nonlinear prediction-based HSC -- Other denoising approaches -- Fuzzy logic-based denoising -- Independent component analysis-based HSC -- Variance fractal dimension-based heart sound localization -- Entropy-based heart sound localization -- Reflective implications -- From an engineer's viewpoint -- From a physician's viewpoint.
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  • Lyme borreliosis 2009, Karger
    Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato diversity and its influence on pathogenicity in humans / Baranton, G., De Martino, S.J -- Life cycle of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and transmission to humans / Gern, L. -- Epidemiology of Lyme borreliosis / Hubálek, Z. -- Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of Lyme borreliosis / Strle, F., Stanek, G. -- Treatment and prevention of lyme disease / Hansmann, Y. -- Other tick-borne diseases in Europe / Bitam, I., Raoult, D. -- What should one do in a case of a tick bite? / Aberer, E. -- When to order a Western blot and how to interpret it / Hunfeld, K. P., Kraiczy, P. -- Is serological follow-up useful for patients with cutaneous Lyme borreliosis? -- Müllegger, R.R., Glatz, M. -- How do I manage tick bites and Lyme borreliosis in pregnant women? / Maraspin, V., Strle, F. -- What should be done in case of persistent symptoms after adequate antibiotic treatment for lyme disease? / Puchal, X., Sibilia, J. -- What are the indications for lumbar puncture in patients with lyme disease? / Rupprecht, T. A., Pfister, H.-W.
  • Lymph node cytopathology 2011, Springer
    Introduction -- Overview of ancillary methods in lymph node FNA diagnosis -- Lymphadenopathy: anatomic and clinical clues to fine needle aspiration diagnosis -- Cytology of normal/reactive lymph nodes -- Overall assessment of the aspirate: diagnostic clues -- Overview of the algorithmic pattern-based approach to lymph node FNA -- The polymorphous lymphoid cell pattern -- The monotonous small-cell pattern -- The monotonous intermediate-sized cell pattern -- The monotonous large cell pattern -- The pleomorphic cell pattern -- Infectious and noninfectious lympadenitis -- Unusual neoplastic and nonneoplastic conditions of lymph nodes -- Pitfalls and limitations of FNA of lymph nodes.
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    Specimens and studies -- Normal lymph node -- Benign lymphadenopathies -- Epithelial and nevomelanocytic lesions of lymph nodes -- Stromal tumors and tumorlike lesions of lymph nodes -- Hodgkin lymphoma -- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- Composite lymphomas and interface between classical Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- Immunodeficiency-associated lymphoproliferative disorders -- Histiocytic and dendritic cell neoplasms -- Myeloid and mast cell neoplasms.
  • Lymphedema 2008, Springer
  • Lymphedema 2011, Springer
    Primary Lymphedema as a Truncular Lymphatic Malformation -- Primary Lymphedema and Klippel-Trénaunay Syndrome -- Special Issues in Pediatric Primary Lymphedema -- Medical Management -- Surgical Management -- Epidemiology -- Etiology and Pathophysiology -- Clinical Overview-Diagnosis and Management -- Genetic Prospects for Lymphedema Management -- Breast Cancer -- Lower Extremity Cancers -- Radiation Complications -- Pathophysiology of Phlebolymphedema and a Physiologic Approach to Chronic Veno-lymphatic Insufficiency' -- Diagnosis and Management of Primary Phlebolymphedema -- Diagnosis and Management of Secondary Phlebolymphedema -- Management of Phlebolymphedema Ulcers -- Lymphedema Management by the Therapists -- Education of the Patient -- Patient/Family Advocacy -- Reimbursement of CDT-based Care -- General Considerations -- Etiology and Classification of Lymphatic Disorders -- Hereditary and Familial Lymphedema -- Embryology of the Lymphatic System and Lymphangiogenesis -- Anatomy of the Lymphatic System and Its Disorders -- Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Lymphodynamics: General Overview -- Lymphedema -- Physiology, Biology, and Lymph Biochemistry -- Physiology - Lymph Flow -- Pathology and Histochemistry -- Clinical Diagnosis: General Overview -- Clinical Staging -- Combined Clinical and Laboratory (Lymphoscintigraphic) Staging -- Early Diagnosis in Latent Phase -- Review of National and International Consensuses on Chronic Lymphedema -- Differential Diagnosis - General Considerations -- Differential Diagnosis - Lipedema -- Laboratory/Imaging Diagnosis: General Guidelines -- Radionuclide Lymphoscintigraphy -- Duplex Ultrasonography -- Combined Role of Lymphoscintigraphy, X-Ray Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Positron Emission Tomography in the Management of Lymphedematous Disease -- Oil Contrast Lymphangiography -- Fluorescent Microlymphangiography --Alternative Assessment and Measurement Tools -- Infection -- Physiological Principles of Physiotherapy -- Complete Decongestive Therapy -- Manual Lymph Drainage (Földi Method) -- Manual Lymph Drainage (Leduc Method) -- Compression Therapy -- Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Therapy -- Other Contemporary Treatment Modalities -- Medical Treatment -- Lower Limb Lymphedema -- Upper Limb Lymphedema -- Head and Neck Lymphedema -- Genital Lymphedema -- Psychological Aspect: Compliance and Quality of Life -- General Overview - Historical Background -- General Principles and Indications -- Lymphatic-Venous Derivative and Reconstructive Microsurgery -- Lymphatic-Lymphatic Reconstructive Microsurgery -- Lymph Node-Venous Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery: Filariasis Lymphedema -- Lymph Nodes Transfer Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery -- Current Dilemmas and Controversy -- Prospects for Lymphatic Reconstructive Surgery -- Historical Background - General Overview -- General Principles -- Contemporary Indications and Controversies -- Surgical Treatment of Postmastectomy Lymphedema - Liposuction -- Epilogue.
  • Protein kinase C-theta (PKC[theta]): new perspectives on its functions in T-cell biology / Rina Barouch-Bentov and Amnon Altman -- Travel informations on the tec kinases during lymphocyte activation / Fabien Garçon and Jacques A. Nunès -- Inducible T-cell tyrosine kinase (ITK): structural requirements and actin polymerization / Constantine D. Tsoukas ... [et al.] -- Differential requirements of PI3K subunits for BCR or BCR/CD19-induced ERK activation / Elena Vigorito and Martin Turner -- Protein tyrosine phosphatases in human disease / Tomas Mustelin -- The T-cell-specific adapter protein functions as a regulator of peripheral but not central immunological tolerance / Philip E. Lapinski ... [et al.] -- Proximal signals controlling B-cell antigen receptor (BCR) mediated NF-[kappa]B activation / Miguel E. Moreno-García ... [et al.] -- The adapter 3BP2: how it plugs into leukocyte signaling / Marcel Deckert and Robert Rottapel -- CTLA-4 regulation of T-cell function via RAP-1-mediated adhesion / Helga Schneider ... [et al.] -- Protein crosstalk in lipid rafts / Raquel J. Nunes, Mónica A.A. Castro, and Alexandre M. Carmo -- Role of lipid rafts in activation-induced cell death: the fas pathway in aging / Anis Larbi ... [et al.] -- T-cell response in aging: influence of cellular cholesterol modulation / Tamàs Fülöp ... [et al.] -- Lymphocyte signaling and the translatability of mRNA / Suzanne Miyamoto -- Protein arginine methylation: a new frontier in T-cell signal transduction / Brandon T. Schurter, Fabien Blanchet, and Oreste Acuto -- Immune regulation by ubiquitin conjugation / K. Venuprasad ... [et al.] -- CTIB (C-terminus protein of I[kappa]B-[beta]): a novel factor required for acidic adaptation /Toshiko Fukamachi ... [et al.] -- HIV may deplete most CD4 lymphocytes by a mechanism involving signaling through its receptors on non-permissive resting lymphocytes / Miles W. Cloyd ... [et al.] -- Integrating traditional and postgenomic approaches to investigate lymphocyte development and function / Yina Hsing Huang ... [et al.] -- Phosphoproteomic analysis of lymphocyte signaling / Lulu Cao, Kebing Yu, and Arthur R. Salomon.
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    Recently, understanding the molecular pathogenesis of malignant lymphomas has led to improvement in the diagnostic precision and to the identification of a variety of molecular therapeutic targets. In addition, new drugs have been approved in the US and Europe, resulting in changes in the standard of care of several types of lymphoid malignancies. Comprehensive in scope and developed by a team of internationally renowned authors, Lymphoma: Diagnosis and Treatment provides a timely update on the most important advances in the biology, diagnosis, and therapy of lymphomas. As part of the Current Clinical Oncology series, Lymphoma: Diagnosis and Treatment will be of value to medical oncologists, hematologists, radiation oncologists, and all physicians involved in the care of patients with lymphoid malignancies.
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  • Pt. 1. Introduction -- pt. 2. Central nervous system lymphomas -- pt. 3. Primary CNS lymphoma -- pt. 4. Variants of CNS lymphoma -- pt. 5. Neurological complications of lymphomas and leukemias -- pt. 6. Neurological complications of therapy for lymphomas and leukemias.
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    Discusses medical practitice at the Court at Versailles and the physicians and their royal patrons from 1682 to 1789.
  • Lysosomes 2005, Springer
    History and morphology of the lysosome / Renate Lüllmann-Rauch -- Transport of lysosomal enzymes / Stephan Storch and Thomas Braulke -- Adaptor proteins in lysosomal biogenesis / Peter Schu -- Lysosomal membrane proteins / Paul Saftig -- Lysosomal proteases: revival of the sleeping beauty / Klaudia Brix -- Lysosomal storage disorders / Ole Kristian Greiner-Tollersrud and Thomas Berg -- Lysosomal transporters and associated diseases / Frans W. Verheijen and Grazia M.S. Mancini -- Neuronal ceroid-lipofuscinoses / Jaana Tyynelè -- Cholesterol transport in lysosomes / Judith Storch and Sunita R. Cheruku -- Therapy of lysosomal storage diseases / Ulrich Matzner -- Lysosomal proteome and transcriptome / Jobst Landgrebe and Torben Lubke -- External lysosomes: the osteoclast and its unique capacities / Vincent Everts and Wouter Beertsen -- Membrane resealing mediated by lysosomal exocytosis / Norma W. Andrews -- Macroautophagy in mammalian cells / Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen -- Chaperone-mediated autophagy / Erwin Knecht and Natalia Salvador.
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  • 1. Noninvasive Breast Cancer /Robert H. I. Andtbacka ... [et al.] --2. Invasive Breast Cancer /Jonathan S. Zager ... [et al.] --3. Melanoma /Timothy M. Pawlik and Jeffrey E. Gershenwald --4. Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer /Nestor F. Esnaola and Keith M. Heaton --5. Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcoma /Keith A. Delman and Janice N. Cormier --6. Cancer in the Head and Neck /Kenneth A. Newkirk and F. Christopher Holsinger --7. Thoracic Malignancies /Shanda H. Blackmon and Ara A. Vaporciyan --8. Esophageal Carcinoma /Alexander A. Parikh, Ara A. Vaporciyan, and Wayne L. Hofstetter --9. Gastric Cancer /Waddah B. Al-Refaie and Paul F. Mansfield --10. Small-Bowel Malignancies and Carcinoid Tumors /Keith D. Amos and Rosa F. Hwang --11. Cancer of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus /George J. Chang and Barry W. Feig --12. Hepatobiliary Cancers /Eugene A. Choi, Steven E. Rodgers, Syed A. Ahmad, and Eddie K. Abdalla --13. Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma /Rosa F. Hwang ... [et al.] --14. Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors and Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia /Jeffrey T. Lenert ... [et al.] --15. Adrenal Tumors /Ricardo J. Gonzalez and Jeffrey E. Lee --16. Carcinoma of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands /Keith D. Amos, Mouhammed A. Habra, and Nancy D. Perrier --17. Hematologic Malignancies and Splenic Tumors /Wayne A. I. Frederick ... [et al.] --18. Cancer of Unknown Primary Site /Gauri R. Varadhachary --19. Genitourinary Cancer /Christopher G. Wood and Colin P.N. Dinney --20. Gynecologic Cancers /Brian M. Slomovitz, Pamela T. Soliman, Judith K. Wolf --21. Oncologic Emergencies /Jeffrey D. Wayne and Richard J. Bold --22. Biologic Cancer Therapy /Daniel Albo, Thomas N. Wang, and George P. Tuszynski --23. Pharmacotherapy of Cancer /Judy L. Chase and Chad M. Barnett --24. Reconstructive Surgery in the Cancer Patient /Jules A. Feledy, Jr. Matthew M. Hanasono, and Geoffrey L. Robb --Index.
  • Mac 101: 2008
    Succinct guide for Windows users migrating to the Mac.
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  • Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Using R -- R for Machine Learning -- Downloading and Installing R -- IDEs and Text Editors -- Loading and Installing R Packages -- R Basics for Machine Learning -- Further Reading on R -- 2. Data Exploration -- Exploration versus Confirmation -- What Is Data? -- Inferring the Types of Columns in Your Data -- Inferring Meaning -- Numeric Summaries -- Means, Medians, and Modes -- Quantiles -- Standard Deviations and Variances -- Exploratory Data Visualization -- Visualizing the Relationships Between Columns -- 3. Classification: Spam Filtering -- This or That: Binary Classification -- Moving Gently into Conditional Probability -- Writing Our First Bayesian Spam Classifier -- Defining the Classifier and Testing It with Hard Ham -- Testing the Classifier Against All Email Types -- Improving the Results -- 4. Ranking: Priority Inbox -- How Do You Sort Something When You Don't Know the Order? -- Ordering Email Messages by Priority --Contents note continued: Priority Features of Email -- Writing a Priority Inbox -- Functions for Extracting the Feature Set -- Creating a Weighting Scheme for Ranking -- Weighting from Email Thread Activity -- Training and Testing the Ranker -- 5. Regression: Predicting Page Views -- Introducing Regression -- The Baseline Model -- Regression Using Dummy Variables -- Linear Regression in a Nutshell -- Predicting Web Traffic -- Defining Correlation -- 6. Regularization: Text Regression -- Nonlinear Relationships Between Columns: Beyond Straight Lines -- Introducing Polynomial Regression -- Methods for Preventing Overfitting -- Preventing Overfitting with Regularization -- Text Regression -- Logistic Regression to the Rescue -- 7. Optimization: Breaking Codes -- Introduction to Optimization -- Ridge Regression -- Code Breaking as Optimization -- 8. PCA: Building a Market Index -- Unsupervised Learning -- 9. MDS: Visually Exploring US Senator Similarity --Contents note continued: Clustering Based on Similarity -- A Brief Introduction to Distance Metrics and Multidirectional Scaling -- How Do US Senators Cluster? -- Analyzing US Senator Roll Call Data (101st--111th Congresses) -- 10. kNN: Recommendation Systems -- The k-Nearest Neighbors Algorithm -- R Package Installation Data -- 11. Analyzing Social Graphs -- Social Network Analysis -- Thinking Graphically -- Hacking Twitter Social Graph Data -- Working with the Google SocialGraph API -- Analyzing Twitter Networks -- Local Community Structure -- Visualizing the Clustered Twitter Network with Gephi -- Building Your Own "Who to Follow" Engine -- 12. Model Comparison -- SVMs: The Support Vector Machine -- Comparing Algorithms.
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  • Introduction -- Molecular machines -- The processes of living -- Molecules in cells: Escherichia coli -- A human cell: The advantages of compartments -- The human body: The advantages of specialization -- Life and death -- Viruses -- You and your molecules.
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    Approach to the patient -- History taking -- The general examination -- The skin, hair and nails -- The endocrine system -- The cardiovascular system -- The respiratory system -- The gastrointestinal system -- The renal system -- The reproductive system -- The nervous system -- The visual system -- The ear, nose and throat -- The musculoskeletal system -- Babies and children -- Assessment for sedation and anaesthesia -- The critically ill patient -- Confirming death.
  • Introduction: brief historical overview -- Distribution of MACPF/CDC proteins -- Evolution of the complement system -- Structural features of cholesterol dependent cytolysins and comparison to other MACPF-domain containing proteins -- Perfringolysin O structure and mechanism of pore formation as a paradigm for cholesterol-dependent cytolysins -- Structural biology of the membrane attack complex -- Membrane interactions and cellular effects of MACPF/CDC proteins -- The biology of pneumolysin -- Multifaceted activity of listeriolysin O, the cholesterol -dependent cytolysin of Listeria monocytogenes -- Perforin: a key pore-forming protein for immune control of viruses and cancer -- Perforin and human diseases -- The role of MACPF proteins in the biology of malaria and other apicomplexan parasites -- Chlamydial MACPF protien CT153 -- Fungal MACPF-like proteins and aegerolysins: bi-component pore-forming proteins? -- Fluorescence imaging of MACPF/CDC proteins: new techniques and their application.
  • Macromolecular crystallography protocols v. 1-2, 2006., Springer Protocols
    v. 2, 2006 Springer Protocols
    v. 1. A Generic Method for the Production of Recombinant Proteins in Escherichia coli Using a Dual Hexahistidine-Maltose-Binding Protein Affinity Tag / Joseph E. Tropea ... [et al.] -- Cloning, Production, and Purification of Proteins for a Medium-Scale Structural Genomics Project / Sophie Quevillon-Cheruel ... [et al.] -- Baculoviral Expression of an Integral Membrane Protein for Structural Studies / Dean R. Madden and Markus Safferling -- Protein Engineering / Sonia, Longhi, Francois Ferron, and Marie-Pierre Egloff -- Production of Selenomethionyl Proteins in Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Expression Systems / Sylvie Doublié -- How to Use Dynamic Light Scattering to Improve the Likelihood of Growing Macromolecular Crystals / Gloria E. O. Borgstahl -- Screening and Optimization Methods for Nonautomated Crystallization Laboratories / Terese Bergfors -- Improving Marginal Crystals / Charles W. Carter, Jr. and Madeleine Riès-Kautt -- Optimization Techniques for Automation and High Throughput / Naomi E. Chayen -- Three-Dimensional Crystallization of Membrane Proteins / James Féthière -- Crystallization of Protein-DNA Complexes / Thomas Hollis -- Preparation and Crystallization of RNA / Barbara L. Golden -- Crystallization of RNA-Protein Complexes / Eiji Obayashi ... [et al.] -- Index.v. 2. Cryocrystallography of Macromolecules: Practice and Optimization / Elspeth Garman and Robin L. Owen -- Determination of Reaction Intermediate Structures in Heme Proteins / Kelvin Chu -- Annealing Macromolecular Crystals / B. Lief Hanson and Gerard J. Bunick -- First Analysis of Macromolecular Crystals: Biochemistry and X-Ray Diffraction / David Jeruzalmi -- X-Ray Data Collection from Macromolecular Crystals / Elspeth Garman and Robert M. Sweet -- Characterizing a Crystal from an Initial Native Dataset / Michael R. Sawaya -- Molecular Replacement / Eric A. Toth -- Phase Determination using Halide Ions / Miroslawa Dauter and Zbigniew Dauter -- The Same But Different: Isomorphous Methods for Phasing and High-Throughput Ligand Screening / Mark A. Rould -- Substructure Determination in Multiwavelength Anomalous Diffraction, Single Anomalous Diffraction, and Single Isomorphous Replacement with Anomalous Scattering Data Using Shake-and-Bake / G. David Smith, Christopher T. Lemke, and P. Lynne Howell -- Substructure Determination in Isomorphous Replacement and Anomalous Diffraction Experiments / Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve and Thomas R. Schneider -- Automated Structure Solution with autoSHARP / Clemens Vonrhein, Eric Blanc, Pietro Roversi, and Gérard Bricogne -- Introduction to Macromolecular Refinement / Dale E. Tronrud -- Quality Control and Validation / Gerard J. Kleywegt -- Crystallographic Software: A Sustainable Resource for the Community / Stephen J. Everse and Sylvie Doublié -- Index.v. 1. Preparation and crystallization of macromolecules -- v. 2. Structure determination.
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  • Macromolecular drug delivery 2009, Springer Protocols
    Developments in macromolecular drug delivery / Mattias Belting and Anders Wittrup -- Synthetic vs. natural/biodegradable polymers for delivery of shRNA-based cancer therapies / John S. Vorhies and John J. Nemunaitis -- siRNA and DNA transfer to cultured cells / Bagavathi Gopalakrishnan and Jon Wolff -- Poly ([beta]-amino esters) : procedures for synthesis and gene delivery / Jordan J. Green ... [et al.] -- Systemic delivery and pre-clinical evaluation of nanoparticles containing antisense oligonucleotides and siRNAs / Chuanbo Zhang ... [et al.] -- Peptide-based delivery of steric-block PNA oligonucleotides / Saïd Abes ... [et al.] -- Characterizing peptide-mediated DNA internalization in human cancer cells / Anders Wittrup and Mattias Belting -- Selection and characterization of antibodies from phage display libraries against internalizing membrane antigens / Johan Fransson and Carl A.K. Borrebaeck -- Artificial membrane models for the study of macromolecular delivery / Lena Mäler and Astrid Gräslund -- Enhanced delivery of macromolecules into cells by electroendocytosis / Alexander Barbul ... [et al.] -- In vitro systems for studying epithelial transport of macromolecules / Nicole Daum ... [et al.] -- Preparation of macromolecule-containing dry powders for pulmonary delivery / Kelly S. Kraft and Marshall Grant -- Macromolecular delivery across the blood-brain barrier / Kullervo Hynynen -- Positron emission tomography (PET) and macromolecular delivery in vivo / Ludwig G. Strauss and Antonia Dimitrakopoulou-Strauss.
  • Macrophages and dendritic cells 2009, Springer Protocols
    Generation of retroviral macrophage cDNA expression libraries and functional screening for surface receptors / Georgia Schäfer and Gordon D. Brown -- Generation of murine growth factor-dependent long-term dendritic cell lines to investigate host-parasite interactions / Alessandra Mortellaro ... [et al.] -- Macrophage activation : classical vs. alternative / Andrea Classen, Jorge Lloberas, and Antonio Celada -- Analysis of macrophage phagocytosis : quantitative assays of phagosome formation and maturation using high-throughput florescence microscopy / Benjamin E. Steinberg and Sergio Grinstein -- Detection of activated Rab7 GTPase with an immobilized RILP probe / Jim Sun ... [et al.] -- Probing in vivo origins of mononuclear phagocytes by conditional ablation and reconstitution / Chen Varol, Limor Landsman, and Steffen Jung -- Multivalent protein probes for the identification and characterization of cognate cellular ligands for myeloid cell surface receptors / Hsi-Hsien Lin ... [et al.] -- Exploiting Fc chimaeric proteins for the identification of ligands specific for the mannose receptor / Luisa Martinez-Pomares -- The expression of exogenous genes in macrophages : obstacles and opportunities / Xia Zhang, Justin P. Edwards, and David M. Mosser -- Genetic modification of murine dendritic cells by RNA transfection / Maurizio Ceppi, Enrico Schmidt, and Philippe Pierre -- Recording phagosome maturation through the real-time, spectrofluorometric measurement of hydrolytic activities / Robin M. Yates, Albin Hermetter, and David G. Russell -- Derivation and characterization of murine alternatively activated (M2) macrophages / Victor W.H. Ho and Laura M. Sly -- Isolation and culture of human hematopoietic progenitors for studies of dendritic cell biology / Mattias Svensson -- Generation, culture, and flow-cytometric characterization of primary mouse macrophages / Ulrike Schleicher and Christian Bogdan -- Analyzing classical and alternative macrophage activation in macrophage/neutrophil-specific IL-4 receptor-alpha-deficient mice / Frank Brombacher ... [et al.] -- Analysis of matrix metalloproteinase secretion by macrophages / Paul T. Elkington, Justin A. Green, and Jon S. Friedland -- Identification of pathogen receptors on dendritic cells to understand their function and to identify new drug targets / Lot de Witte ... [et al.] -- Stable lentiviral vector-mediated gene silencing in human monocytic cell lines / Jimmy S. Lee and Neil E. Reiner -- Use of fluorescent probes to detect lipid signaling intermediates in macrophages / Vivan Kwok, Eric Vachon, and Gregory P. Downey -- Large-scale phagosome preparation / Adrien F. Vinet and Albert Descoteaux -- Coordinate regulation of sphingosine kinase and actin dynamics / Shankar S. Iyer and David J. Kusner.
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    Development, structure and function of the liver -- Basic mechanisms in hepatopathology -- Cellular and molecular diagnostic techniques -- Developmental abnormalities and liver disease in childhood -- Genetic and metabolic liver disease -- Alcoholic liver disease -- Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease -- Acute and chronic viral hepatitis -- Other viral and infectious diseases and HIV-related liver disease -- Autoimmune hepatitis -- Diseases of the bile ducts -- Diseases of the gallbladder -- Vascular disorders -- Hepatic injury due to drugs, chemicals and toxins -- Tumours and tumour-like lesions of the liver -- Transplantation pathology -- Liver pathology associated with diseases of other organs and systems.
  • 1. Anatomy, pathophysiology and basic mechanisms of disease / James M. Crawford and Alastair D. Burt -- 2. Cellular and molecular techniques / Pierre Bedossa and Valerie Paradis -- 3. Developmental abnormalities and liver disease in childhood / Bernard C. Portmann and Eve A. Roberts -- 4. Genetic and metabolic liver disease / Richard J. Thompson, Bernard C. Portmann and Eve A. Roberts -- 5. Disorders of iron overload / Alan C. Paterson and Antonello Pietrangelo -- 6. Fatty liver disease : alcoholic and non-alcoholic / Elizabeth M. Brunt, Brent A. Neuschwander-Tetri and Alastair D. Burt -- 7. Acute and chronic viral hepatitis / Neil D. Theise, Henry C. Bodenheimer Jr. and Linda D. Ferrell -- 8. Other viral and infectious diseases and HIV-related liver disease / Sebastian B. Lucas, Sherif R. Zaki and Bernard C. Portmann -- 9. Autoimmune hepatitis / M. Kay Washington and Michael P. Manns -- 10. Diseases of the bile ducts / Yasuni Nakanuma, Yoh Zen and Bernard C. Portmann -- 11. Diseases of the gallbladder / Jorge Albores-Saavedra and Arturo Angeles-Angeles --12. Vascular disorders / Ian R. Wanless and Weei-Yuarn Huang -- 13. Hepatic injury due to drugs, herbal compounds, chemicals and toxins / James H. Lewis and David E. Kleiner -- 14. Tumours and tumour-like lesions of the liver / Zachary D. Goodman, Luigi M. Terracciano and Aileen Wee -- 15. Transplantation pathology / Stefan G. Hübscher and Andrew D. Clouston -- 16. Systemic disease / Alberto Quaglia, Alastair D. Burt, Linda D. Ferrell, Bernard C. Portmann.
  • Macular degeneration 2005, Springer
    1 Organization of the adult fovea -- 2 Immunology and age-related macular degeneration -- 3 Photoreceptor degeneration in aging and age-related maculopathy -- 4 Genes and age-related macular degeneration -- 5 Epidemiology of age-related macular degeneration -- 6 Prevalence and risk factors for age-related macular degeneration in China -- 7 Experimental models of macular degeneration -- 8 Transporters and oxidative stress in AMD -- 9 Photoreceptor stability and degeneration in mammalian retina: lessons from the edge -- 10 Clinical strategies for diagnosis and treatment of AMD: implications from research.
  • Macular edema 2010, Karger
    For many years diagnosing macular edema at an early stage has been a main difficulty. Recently, multiple and remarkable advances of modern imaging technologies which allow recognition of the main etiologies, have immensely improved its diagnosis and treatment. In this volume different patterns and etiologies of macular edema are described and the importance of preserving the photoreceptors at an early stage in order to retain center visual acuity is discussed. It brings together the most recent data and evidence-based medicine, and, on the other hand, the pathophysiological basis of macular edema and the different approaches for drug delivery to the posterior segment are presented. Recommendations for treatment procedures or different therapies have been carefully analyzed and considered prior to inclusion. 'Macular Edema - A Practical Approach' provides the ophthalmologist with a synthesis of knowledge to diagnose, to determine etiology, and to offer the patient viable treatment options for his benefit.
  • Mad science 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "When it comes to understanding and treating madness, distortions of research are not rare, misinterpretation of data is not isolated, and bogus claims of success are not voiced by isolated researchers seeking aggrandizement. This book's detailed analyses of coercion and community treatment, diagnosis, and psychopharmacology reveals that these characteristics of bad science are endemic, institutional, and protected in psychiatry. This is mad science. Mad Science argues that the fundamental claims of modern American psychiatry are not based on convincing research, but on misconceived, flawed, and distorted science. The authors address multiple paradoxes in American mental health, including the remaking of coercion into scientific psychiatric treatment in the community, the adoption of an unscientific diagnostic system that now controls the distribution of services, and how drug treatments have failed to improve the mental health outcome." -- Publisher's description.
  • Madhouse 2005
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    No bughouse doctor -- The Perils of pus infection -- The Mecca of exodontia -- Selling the cure -- Fighting focal infection -- The End of the affair? -- An American abroad -- Making a medical career -- Cotton under the microscope -- Averting a scandal -- Showdown -- Playing for time -- The New Lister -- Betrayals -- Death in the trenches. Epilogue: Psychiatry and its discontents.
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    Growing up -- The beginning of an odyssey -- A plethora of theories -- The scrapie race -- Dr. America and the trembling cannibals -- The battle for tenure -- What's in a name? -- Lost in the Pacific fog -- The amyloid story -- Finding the gene -- Jousting with the press -- Deciphering human prion diseases -- What's in a shape? -- Turf battles -- Mad cow and other prion strains -- Stockholm -- The third judgment of Paris -- Epilogue : the quest for therapeutics.
  • Magnesium is an essential mineral which is required for growth and survival of humans. Since magnesium is a mineral and not synthesizable it must be obtained through dietary foods and/or supplements. Magnesium in Human Health and Disease reviews the benefits of magnesium supplementation to reach recommended intakes as well as provides new research that suggests how reaching levels above the recommended intakes can promote health and treat various diseases. Magnesium deficiency can cause low serum potassium and calcium levels, retention of sodium, and low circulating levels of regulatory hormones. These changes in nutrients cause neurological and muscular symptoms such as tremor and muscle spasms. Further magnesium deficiency causes loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, personality changes and death from heart failure. Causes of magnesium deficiency include alcohol abuse, poorly controlled diabetes, excessive or chronic vomiting and/or diarrhea. Thus the effects of inadequate and deficient intakes or levels of magnesium is critical to health and are reviewed by the expert clinicians in this book. Magnesium in Human Health and Disease provides the most current research to support the potential benefits or lack thereof for normal and high supplementation with magnesium. Animal model research and early human trials are reviewed to document other disease states such as hypertension, cholesterol level, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease that would benefit from increased magnesium.
  • Magnetic cell separation 2008, ScienceDirect
  • How Magnetic Particle Imaging Works --How to Build an MPI Scanner --Prior to Reconstruction - The System Function --From Data to Images: Reconstruction --Special System Topologies --Putting MPI to Use: Applications.
  • Magnetic resonance imaging 2005, Springer Protocols
  • Technical advances in musculoskeletal imaging -- Surface coil imaging -- The hip -- The knee -- The ankle and foot -- Entrapment neuropathies of the lower extremity -- Articular cartilage -- The shoulder -- The elbow -- The wrist and hand -- MR imaging of the fingers -- Entrapment neuropathies of the upper extremity -- Marrow imaging -- Bone and soft-tissue tumors.
  • This textbook is alone in focusing on the subject of cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging in pediatric and adult patients with congenital heart disease. The topic of congenital heart disease imaging is usually relegated to a single chapter in most general CMR texts. The expanding scope of CHD warrants a text dedicated to covering CHD and CMR imaging in detail. Our proposed book aims to be a comprehensive and authoritative text on this subject.
  • Part I. Histology and Normal Bone Marrow -- Histology of Normal Bone and Bone Marrow, and Their Main Disorders / Reiner Bartl -- MR Imaging of the Normal Bone Marrow and Normal Variants / Bruno C. Vande Berg, P. Omoumi, C. Galant, N. Michoux, and F. E. Lecouvet -- Part II. Bone Marrow Neoplasia -- Haematological Bone Marrow Malignancies / Sung Kim, Kathleen Carrigan, and Michael Mulligan -- MRI of Bone Metastases / Gerwin Paul Schmidt and Andrea Baur-Melnyk -- Multiple Myeloma / Andrea Baur-Melnyk and Melvin D'Anastasi -- MRI for Response Assessment in Oncologic Bone Marrow Lesions / F. Lecouvet, P. Omoumi, A. Larbi, B. Tombal, N. Michoux, B. Vande Berg, and J. Malghem -- Differentiation of Benign and Malignant Vertebral Compression Fractures / Andrea Baur-Melnyk and Tobias Geith -- Part III. Benign Processes Affecting the Bone Marrow -- Diseases of the Reticuloendothelial System / Robert Hemke and Mario Maas -- Anemias and Bone Marrow Insufficiency / Iris-Melanie Noebauer-Huhmann and Martin Uffmann -- Osteonecrosis and Bone Infarction / Anastasia Fotiadou and Apostolos Karantanas -- Bone Marrow Edema Syndrome / Alain Blum, Sophie Lecocq, Matthias Louis, and Pedro Teixeira -- Bone Marrow Changes in Acute and Chronic Trauma / Filip M. Vanhoenacker, Michiel Eyselbergs, and Annick Demeyere -- Infective Inflammatory Bone Disease / Klaus Bohndorf and Hassan Douis -- Non-Infective Inflammatory Bone Marrow Disease / Bernhard J. Tins and Victor N. Cassar-Pullicino -- Part IV. Technical Aspects in Bone Marrow Imaging -- Techniques for Diffusion and Perfusion Assessment in Bone-Marrow MRI / Olaf Dietrich -- Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Bone Marrow Contrast Media for Bone Marrow Imaging / Daniel Golovko, Elizabeth Sutton, and Heike E. Daldrup-Link.
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  • This abundantly illustrated atlas of MR imaging of the knee documents normal anatomy and a wide range of pathologies. In addition to the high-quality images, essential clinical information is presented in bullet point lists and diagnostic tips are included to assist in differential diagnosis. Concise explanations and guidance are also provided on the MR pulse sequences suitable for imaging of the knee, with identification of potential artifacts. This book will be an invaluable asset for busy radiologists, from residents to consultants. It will be ideal for carrying at all times for use in daily reading sessions and is not intended as a reference to be read in the library or in non-clinical settings.
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  • Magnetobiology 2002, ScienceDirect
  • Magnolia 2002, CRCnetBASE
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    Section I.Introduction --Chapter 1.A focused history of surgery --Chapter 2.Preoperative and postoperative management --Chapter 3.Endoscopy and endoscopic intervention --Section II.Abdominal wall --Chapter 4.Incisions, closures, and management of the abdominal wound --Chapter 5.Hernias --Chapter 6.Intestinal stomas --Chapter 7.Abdominal abscess and enteric fistula --Section III.Esophagus --Chapter 8.Benign esophageal disorders --Chapter 9.Cancer of the esophagus --Chapter 10.Surgical procedures to resect and replace the esophagus --Section IV.Stomach and duodenum --Chapter 11.Benign gastric disorders --Chapter 12.Ulcer complications (including Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome) --Chapter 13.Stomach and duodenum: operative procedures --Chapter1 4.Gastric adenocarcinoma --Chapter 15.Gastrointestinal stromal tumors --Chapter 16.Morbid obesity and operations for obesity --Section V.Small intestine and colon --Chapter 17.Bowel obstruction --Chapter 18.Diverticular disease of the colon --Chapter 19.Crohn's disease --Chapter 20.Ulcerative colitis --Chapter 21.Appendix --Chapter 22.Tumors of the small intestine --Chapter 23.Tumors of the colon --Section VI.Rectum and anus --Chapter 24.Benign disorders of the anorectum (pelvic floor, fissures, hemorrhoids, fistulas) --Chapter 25.Cancer of the rectum --Chapter 26.Cancer of the anus --Chapter 27.Complications following anorectal surgery --Section VII.Liver --Chapter 28.Hepatic abscess and cystic disease of the liver --Chapter 29.Benign and malignant primary liver neoplasms --Chapter 30.Colorectal metastasis (Re --section, pumps, RF ablation, and cryoablation) --Chapter 31.Portal hypertension --Section VIII.Gallbladder and bile ducts --Chapter 32.Cholecystectomy (open and laparoscopic) --Chapter 33.Choledocholithiasis and cholangitis --Chapter 34.Choledochal cyst and biliary strictures --Chapter 35.Cancer of the gallbladder and bile ducts --Section IX.Pancreas --Chapter 36.Management of acute pancreatitis --Chapter 37. Complications of acute pancreatitis (including pseudocysts) --Chapter 38. Chronic pancreatitis --Chapter 39. Disorders of the duodenal ampullae --Chapter 40. Cystic neoplasms of the pancreas --Chapter 41. Cancer of the pancreas and other periampullary cancers --Chapter 42. Endocrine tumors of the pancreas --Section X.Spleen --Chapter 43. The spleen --Section XI. Minimally invasive surgery --Chapter 44. Fundamentals --Chapter 45. Biliary tract --Chapter 46. Hernia repair --Chapter 47. Small bowel / colon Re --Section XI.Minimally Invasive Surgery --Chapter 48. Hiatal hernia repair and heller myotomy --Chapter 49. Laparoscopic splenectomy --Chapter 50. Video-assisted thoracic surgery of the esophagus --Chapter 51. Laparoscopic andrealectomy --Chapter 52. Laparoscopic surgery for morbid obesity --Chapter 53. Laparoscopic staging and bypass.
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  • A study of the Speziale al Giglio apothecary shop in fifteenth-century Florence, Italy.
  • "This second edition provides guidance on all aspects of how to make and use antibodies for research, and commercial and industrial applications. All chapters are revised, updated, or expanded. New material in the book includes western blotting, aptamers, antibodies as therapeutics, quantitative production, and humanization of antibodies. The authors present descriptions of basic methods for making and using antibodies and describe basic laboratory techniques in detail. Each chapter includes introductory material, allowing for a better understanding of each concept. Practical examples are also included"--Provided by publisher.
  • Making Computerized Provider Order Entry Work is neither a scientific reference guide into medical informatics nor a book on theory or a summary of research studies in the field, but rather it is a practical guide to visioning and executing successful automation of physician workflow in the hospital environment. This adaptation of workflow is the work of a team, with leadership, clear vision, dedication, commitment, external drivers, experience, and the tireless work of those before us in this industry, who have paved the way with both successes and failure.Throughout the book, the author shares hard lessons-learned and guides the reader through the early warning signs that will help avoid the pitfalls. As systems progress, and the regulatory environments change, there will be new challenges and opportunities that will confront those setting up automated physician workflows. However, this book highlights and discusses all of the principles involved such as vision, leadership, project management and change management, which will always need to be incorporated to ensure project success. As such this book will be an important reference for anyone involved in the setting up or use of such systems from the physicians and medical professionals themselves through the medical informaticist to health system executives and other decision makers.
  • While spirituality has been generally recognized as an essential dimension of palliative care, uniformity of spiritual care practice has been lacking across healthcare settings due to factors like varying understandings and definitions of spirituality, lack of resources and practical tools, and limited professional education and training in spiritual care. In order to address these shortcomings, more than forty spiritual and palliative care experts gathered for a national conference to discuss guidelines for incorporating spirituality into palliative care. Their consensus findings form the basis of Making Health Care Whole. This important new resource provides much-needed definitions and charts a common language for addressing spiritual care across the disciplines of medicine, nursing, social work, chaplaincy, psychology, and other groups. This book also advocates a team approach to spiritual care, and specifies the roles of each professional on the team. Serving as both a scholarly review of the field as well as a practical resource with specific recommendations to improve spiritual care in clinical practice, Making Health Care Whole will benefit hospices and palliative care programs in hospitals, home care services, and long-term care services.
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    Chapter I. Microcirculation and reconstructive surgery -- Chapter II. Anomaly and cranio-facial surgery -- Chapter III. Wound healing and surgical oncology.
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  • 1Seeing: blazing processing characteristics --2Category representation and recognition evolvement --3Neuroscientific inspiration --4Neuromorphic tools --5Insight from line drawings studies --6Retina circuits signaling and propagating contours --7The symmetric-axis transform --8Motion detection --9Neuromorphic architectures: pieces and proposals --10Shape recognition with contour propagation fields --11Scene recognition --12Summary --Terminology --References --Index.
  • Making of DSM-III 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    A pivotal three decades : American psychiatry after World War II -- Emil Kraepelin : birth of modern descriptive psychiatry -- Kraepelin's progeny : the neo-Kraepelinians -- Robert L. Spitzer, psychiatric revolutionary -- The DSM-III Task Force and psychiatric empiricism -- A brief history of modern classification and problems with reliability in diagnosis -- The revolution begins, 1973-1976 -- A snapshot in time : DSM-III in midstream, 1976 -- The eruption of discord following the midstream conference -- Clinicians vs. researchers again and new antagonisms over sexuality -- The psychoanalytic awakening to DSM-III -- The field trials and yet more controversies -- The final weeks.
  • Making of the mind 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Using the findings of recent neuroscience, a psychologist reveals what sets humans apart from all other species, offering a fascinating exploration of our marvelous and sometimes frightening cognitive abilities and potentials. According to human genome research, there is a remarkable degree of overlap in the DNA of humans and chimpanzees. So what accounts for the rapid development of human culture throughout history and the extraordinary creative and destructive aspects of human behavior that make us so different from our primate cousins? Here the author explores in detail five distinctive parts of human cognition. These are the executive functions of working memory; a social intelligence with "mind-reading" abilities; a capacity for symbolic thought and language; an inner voice that interprets conscious experiences by making causal inferences; and a means for mental time travel to past events and imagined futures. He argues that it is the interaction of these five components that results in our uniquely human mind. This is especially true for three quintessentially human endeavors: morality, spirituality, and literacy, which can be understood only in light of the whole ensemble's interactive effects. He recaps the story of the human mind and speculates on its future. How might the Internet, 24/7 television, and smart phones affect the way the mind functions? Will the risk of mass distraction in our technology-saturated world inhibit further evolution of themind or will the superconnectivity of our expanding social networks enable us to share knowledge and collaborate in unprecedented ways, opening the human potential to breathtaking new heights? -- From back cover.
  • Making sense of data 2007, books24x7, SUNet ID login required.
  • Spiritual heritage of health care -- Spirituality explored -- Spirituality within the context of holism -- Providing spiritual care : using a systematic approach -- Barriers influencing the provision of spiritual care -- Skills required to provide spiritual care -- Developments in spirituality : research and education -- Appendix: spirituality and spiritual care rating scale.
  • Making the DSM-5 2013, Springer
  • Malaria 2005, Springer
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  • pt. 1. Malaria parasites and disease -- Structure and life cycle / H. Fujioka -- Malaria parasites and the Anopheles mosquito /G. Dimopoulos -- Malaria: pathogenicity and disease / M. English -- pt. 2. Malaria antigens -- Sporozoite antigens: biology and immunology of the circumsporozoite protein and thrombospondin-related anonymous protein / P. Sinnis -- Immune responses to liver-stage parasites: implications for vaccine development / M.R. Hollingdale -- Merozoite antigens involved in invasion / K. Berzins -- Asexual blood stages of malaria antigens: cytoadherence / D.I. Baruch -- Rosetting and autoagglutination in Plasmodium falciparum / V. Fernandez -- Sexual and sporogonic stage antigens / R.W. Sauerwein -- pt. 3. Malaria infection: immunity and regulation -- Mouse models of blood-stage malaria infections: immune responses and cytokines involved in protection and pathology / J. Langhorne -- Malaria and the immune system in humans / P. Perlmann -- Genetic regulation of malaria infection in humans / M. Troye-Blomberg -- pt. 4. Malaria vaccines -- Pre-erythrocytic malaria vaccines to prevent Plasmodium flaciparum malaria / W.R. Ballou -- Vaccines against asexual stage malaria parasites / S. Kumar -- Transmission-blocking vaccines / D.C. Kaslow -- Nucleic acid vaccines against malaria / D.L. Doolan -- Antidisease vaccines / L. Schofield -- Adjuvants and malaria vaccine development / L. Xiao -- Malaria vaccine trials / B. Greenwood.
  • Malaria methods and protocols 2002, Springer Protocols
  • Malassezia and the skin 2010, Springer
    Introduction: Malassezia Yeasts from a Historical Perspective / Roderick J. Hay and Gillian Midgley -- Biodiversity, Phylogeny and Ultrastructure / Eveline Guého-Kellermann, Teun Boekhout and Dominik Begerow -- Epidemiology of Malassezia-Related Skin Diseases / Takashi Sugita, Teun Boekhout, Aristea Velegraki, Jacques Guillot and Suzana Hađina, et al. -- Physiology and Biochemistry / Peter Mayser and George Gaitanis -- Malassezia Species and Immunity: Host - Pathogen Interactions / H. Ruth Ashbee and Ross Bond -- Pityriasis Versicolor and Other Malassezia Skin Diseases / Vicente Crespo Erchiga and Roderick J. Hay -- Malassezia Yeasts in Seborrheic and Atopic Eczemas / George Gaitanis, Peter Mayser, Annika Scheynius and Reto Crameri -- Malassezia Fungemia, Antifungal Susceptibility Testing and Epidemiology of Nosocomial Infections / Athanasios Tragiannidis, Andreas Groll, Aristea Velegraki and Teun Boekhout -- Genomics and Pathophysiology: Dandruff as a Paradigm / Jun Xu, Teun Boekhout, Yvonne DeAngelis, Tom Dawson and Charles W. Saunders -- Malassezia Yeasts in Animal Disease / Ross Bond, Jacques Guillot and F. Javier Cabañes -- Malassezia Database / Vincent A. Robert and Aristea Velegraki.
  • Maldynia 2011, CRCnetBASE
    "An in depth examination of maldynia, also known as chronic pain, this book explores pain as a bio-cultural phenomenon that necessitates reexamination of medical philosophy, ethics, education, and practice. It provides a historical account of pain and then frames it with contemporary neurobiological perspectives. This book supplies a foundation upon which to illustrate (1) how what we know about pain could and should influence medical education, and the scope, and value (s) of medical practice, and (2) how a knowledge of the history and present considerations of pain might help to construct meaningful, patient-centered medicine"--Provided by publisher.
  • Male alopecia 2014, Springer
    This monograph provides specialists and primary care physicians who are interested in hair with the practical know-how needed to achieve successful management of male alopecia. Guidance is first provided on the examination of hair loss in men, covering such aspects as clinical examination, the role of trichoscopy and the trichogram, laboratory work-up, and scalp biopsy. Diagnosis and treatment are then described in depth for a diverse range of conditions involving alopecia. Expert opinion is combined with the results of evidence-based medicine to provide the best current advice, highlighting the synergistic action of combination regimens and adjuvant treatments and explaining the concept of multitargeted treatment. All aspects of follow-up are covered, including compliance issues and expectation management. The role of hair care and cosmetics is also considered, with identification of potential adverse effects as well as benefits.
  • Male genital lesions 2013, Springer
    Part 1.Fundamentals --Embryology and Functional Anatomy of the Male External Genitalia --Diagnosis --Fundamentals in Dermatopathology --Part 2.Non-Infectious Inflammatory Disorders of the Male Genitalia --Eczematous Dermatoses --Papulosquamous Dermatoses --Ulcerative Dermatoses --Vesicobullous Dermatoses --Granulomatous Dermatoses --Part 3.Infectious Disorders of the Male Genitalia --Nonsexually Transmitted Infections --Sexually Transmitted Infections --Part 4.Benign Specialized Disorders of the Male Genitalia --Pigmentary Lesions/Pigmentary Skin Changes --Cystic, Nodular, and Papular Lesions --Vascular Lesions --Miscellaneous Benign Disorders --Part 5.Systemic Diseases and the Male External Genitalia --Systemic Disorders Affecting the Genital Skin --Part 6.Premalignant and Malignant Disorders of the Male Genitalia --Premalignant Lesions of the Penis --Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Secondary Tumors of the Penis and Scrotum --Nonsquamous Malignant Neoplasms of the Penis and Scrotum.
  • Male germline stem cells 2011, Springer
  • Male infertility 2011, Springer
    Initial consultation for male infertility -- Interpretation of basic semen analysis and advanced semen testing -- Azoospermia: diagnosis and management -- Ejaculatory dysfunction -- Genetic issues with male infertility -- Endocrinopathies in male infertility -- Female infertility: implications to management of male factor -- Variocele: to fix or not to fix -- Medical management of male infertility -- Surgical reconstructions for obstruction -- Techniques for sperm harvest -- Sperm banking: when, why, and how? -- Assisted reproduction and male factor fertility: which type is right? -- Ethical dilemmas in male infertility.
  • Part 1.Male Infertility Diagnosis and Management --Causes of Male Infertility /Herbert J. Wiser, Jay Sandlow and Tobias S. Köhler --Laboratory Evaluation for Male Infertility /Ryan Mori and Edmund Sabanegh Jr. --Imaging Modalities in the Management of Male Infertility /Marcello Cocuzza and Sijo J. Parekattil --Endocrinopathies /Sam Haywood, Eric L. Laborde and Robert E. Brannigan --Molecular Mechanisms of Antioxidants in Male Infertility /Kathleen Hwang and Dolores J. Lamb --Surgical Treatment for Male Infertility /Sandro C. Esteves and Ricardo Miyaoka --Microsurgery for Male Infertility: The AIIMS Experience /Rajeev Kumar --Advanced Techniques of Vasoepididymostomy /Wayland Hsiao and Marc Goldstein --Grafting Techniques for Vasectomy Reversal /Henry M. Rosevear and Moshe Wald --Mini-Incision Vasectomy Reversal Using the No-Scalpel Vasectomy Instruments and Principles /Darby J. Cassidy, Keith Jarvi, Ethan D. Grober and Kirk C. Lo --Robotic Microsurgery for Male Infertility and Chronic Orchialgia /Jamin V. Brahmbhatt and Sijo J. Parekattil --Robot-Assisted Vasectomy Reversal /Peter Frank De Wil, Vincenzo Ficarra, George A. de Boccard and Alexandre Mottrie --Robotic-Assisted Varicocelectomy /Tung Shu and Run Wang --Epidemiological Considerations in Male Infertility /Mark A. Faasse and Craig S. Niederberger --Male Infertility from the Developing Nation Perspective /Kasonde Bowa and John S. Kachimba --Ethical Dimensions of Urology: Four Case Studies /Marc S. Cohen and Ray E. Moseley --Management of Fertility in Male Cancer Patients /Daniel H. Williams IV --Genetic Aspects of Male Infertility /Orhan Bukulmez --Novel Approaches in the Management of Klinefelter Syndrome /Fnu Deepinder --ART and Its Impact on Male Infertility Management /Alice Rhoton-Vlasak and Kenneth C. Drury --Part 2.Spermatozoa Metabolism --Fuel/Energy Sources of Spermatozoa /M. M. Misro and T. Ramya --Oxidative Stress /Fanuel Lampiao, C. J. Opperman, Ashok Agarwal and Stefan S. du Plessis --Loss of Intracellular Antioxidant Enzyme Activity During Sperm Cryopreservation: Effects on Sperm Function After Thawing /Juan G. Alvarez --Part 3.Common Male Infertility Disorders --Varicocele /Sandro C. Esteves --Infection in Infertility /Ralf Henkel --Ejaculatory Dysfunction and Vasodynamics /Aleksey P. Ignatov and Paul J. Turek --Environmental Factors /Claudio Telöken, Samuel Juncal and Túlio M. Graziottin --Exogenous Medication or Substance-Induced Factors /Kubilay Inci and Levent Mert Gunay --Sperm DNA Damage and Antioxidant Use: Roles in Male Fertility /Ashok Agarwal and Aspinder Singh --Common Male Infertility Disorders: Aging /Fabio Pasqualotto, Edson Borges Jr. and Eleonora Pasqualotto --Apoptosis and Male Infertility /S. Vaithinathan, Shereen Cynthia D'Cruz and P. P. Mathur --Impact of Spinal Cord Injury /Viacheslav Iremashvili, Nancy L. Brackett and Charles M. Lynne --Obesity and Male Fertility /Stephanie Cabler, Ashok Agarwal and Stefan S. du Plessis --Part 4.Nutrition and Antioxidants Role for Male Reproductive Health --Nutritional Pathways to Protect Male Reproductive Health /Tung-Chin Hsieh and Paul Shin --Natural Antioxidants /Giancarlo Balercia, Antonio Mancini and Gian Paolo Littarru --Synthetic Antioxidants /Edmund Y. Ko, John C. Kefer, Ashok Agarwal and Edmund Sabanegh --Antioxidant Therapy for the Enhancement of Male Reproductive Health: A Critical Review of the Literature /Kelton Tremellen --In Vitro Studies of Antioxidants for Male Reproductive Health /Armand Zini and Maria San Gabriel --Part 5.Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Male Fertility --Micro-testicular Sperm Extraction /Doron Sol Stember and Peter Schlegel --Sperm Processing and Selection /Sonja Grunewald and Uwe Paasch --Antioxidants in Sperm Cryopreservation /Tamer Said and Ashok Agarwal --Antioxidants in ICSI /Nicolas Garrido, Sandra García-Herrero, Laura Romany, José Remohí and Antonio Pellicer, et al. --Antioxidants in IMSI /Monica Antinori --Role of Sperm-Hyaluronic Acid Binding in the Evaluation and Treatment of Subfertile Men with ROS-Affected Semen: Assessment of Sperm with Oxidative Damage and HA-Mediated ICSI Sperm Selection /Ciler Celik-Ozenci and Gabor Huszar --Extended Embryo Culture Supplementation /Alex C. Varghese, Eulalia Pozo-Guisado, Ignacio S. Alvarez and Francisco Javier Martin-Romero --Part 6.Special Topics --Best Practice Guidelines for the Use of Antioxidants /Francesco Lanzafame, Sandro La Vignera and Aldo E. Calogero --Harmful Effects of Antioxidant Therapy /Adam F. Stewart and Edward D. Kim.
  • Male LUTS/BPH made easy 2014, Springer
    Male LUTS/BPH Made Easy is an up-to-date comprehensive reference on the management of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) due to Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPE), which incorporates all of the key issues in the field of management of male lower urinary tract symptoms and benign prostatic disease. Male LUTS/BPH Made Easy aims to update the reader on the most current treatments and assist in clinical decision making based on the latest evidence.
  • Normal anatomy and physiology / Paul Milhoua, Daniel Lowe, and Arnold Melman -- Epidemiology of erectile dysfunction / Ridwan Shabsigh -- Cardiac issues related to erectile dysfunction / Thorsten Reffelmann and Robert A. Kloner -- How a primary care clinician approaches erectile dysfunction / Richard Sadovsky and Kevin Custis -- Psychological aspects related to erectile dysfunction / Michael A. Perelman -- Hormonal evaluation and treatment / Jeremy P.W. Heaton and Alvaro Morales -- Radical prostatectomy and other pelvic surgeries: effects on erectile function / Muammer Kendirici, Jeffrey Bejma, Wayne J.G. Hellstrom -- Drugs that affect male sexual function / Benjamin K. Yang and Craig F. Donnatucci -- Neurogenic sexual dysfunction in men and women / Kazem M. Azadozoi and Mike B. Siroky -- Female sexual dysfunction / Irwin Goldstein -- Evaluation of the patient with erectile dysfunction / Jeffrey C. LaRochelle and Laurence A. Levine --Oral therapy for erectile dysfunction / Raymond W. Pak and Gregory A. Broderick -- Intracavernosal injection with vasoactive agents / Alice K. Tsao and Ajay Nehra -- Topical and intra-urethral therapy / John C. Hairston, Edguardo Becher, and Kevin T. McVary -- Vacuum erection devices / Hunter Wessells -- Penile implants / Steven K. Wilson and John J. Mulcahy -- Peyronie's disease: history and medical therapy / J. Slade Hubbard and Culley C. Carson -- Peyronie's disease: surgical therapy / Gerald H. Jordan -- Vascular surgery for erectile dysfunction / William O. Brant ... [et al.] -- Priapism / Lawrence S. Hakim -- Ejaculatory disorders / Chris G. McMahon -- Gene therapy for erectile dysfunction / Thomas R. Magee, Jacob Rajfer, and Nestor F. Gonzalez-Cavidad.
  • Malignant 2013
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    "Cancer can kill: this fact makes it concrete. Still, it's a devious knave. Nearly every American will experience it up-close and all too personally, wondering why the billions of research dollars thrown at the word haven't exterminated it from the English language. Like a sapper diffusing a bomb, Jain unscrambles the emotional, bureaucratic, medical, and scientific tropes that create the thing we call cancer. Scientists debate even the most basic facts about the disease, while endlessly generated, disputed, population data produce the appearance of knowledge. Jain takes the vacuum at the center of cancer seriously and demonstrates the need to understand cancer as a set of relationships--economic, sentimental, medical, personal, ethical, institutional, statistical. Malignant analyzes the peculiar authority of the socio-sexual psychopathologies of body parts; the uneven effects of expertise and power; the potentially cancerous consequences of medical procedures such as IVF; the huge industrial investments that manifest themselves as bone-cold testing rooms; the legal mess of medical malpractice law; and the teeth-grittingly jovial efforts to smear makeup and wigs over the whole messy problem of bodies spiraling into pain and decay. Malignant examines the painful cognitive dissonances produced by the ways a culture that has relished dazzling success in every conceivable arena have twisted one of its staunchest failures into an economic triumph. The intractable foil to American achievement, cancer hands us -- on a silver platter and ready for Jain's incisively original dissection -- our sacrifice to the American Dream"--Provided by publisher.
  • Malignant effusions 2012, Springer
    Morphological and Functional Characteristics of Serous Cavities /Olga V. Lebedinskaya, Irina Zh Shubina, Natalia Yu Anisimova, Alexey N. Kopylov and Mikhail V. Kiselevsky --Pathogenesis of Malignant Effusions /Irina O. Chikileva, Natalia Yu Anisimova, Irina Zh Shubina and Mikhail V. Kiselevsky --Diagnosis and Treatment of Malignant Pleural Effusion /Sergi Call, David Sánchez and Ramón Rami-Porta --Malignant Ascites: Diagnosis and Treatment /Fausto Petrelli and Sandro Barni --Malignant Pericardial Disease /Caroline Chiles and Girish Shroff --Adoptive Immunotherapy of Malignant Effusions /Irina Zh Shubina, Konstantin S. Titov, Irina O. Chikileva, Lev V. Demidov and Mikhail V. Kiselevsky --Hyperthermia and Intracavitary Chemotherapy in Prevention and Treatment of Malignant Effusions /Gianfranco Baronzio, Giammaria Fiorentini, Marco Ballerini, Valter Cassuti and Giorgio Forzenigo, et al.
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  • This book is a comprehensive analysis of the definitions, concepts, and recent research on malingering, feigning, and other response biases in psychological injury/ forensic disability populations. It presents a new model of malingering and related biases, and develops a "diagnostic" system based on it that is applicable to PTSD, chronic pain, and TBI. Included are suggestions for effective practice and future research based on the literature reviews and the new systems, which are useful also because they can be used readily by psychiatrists as much as psychologists.
  • Principles of medical malpractice -- Errors, incidents and complications in general surgery -- Retained surgical foreign bodies -- Quality management related to wrong-site surgery -- Towards a preventive safety culture within the hospital -- Ethical aspects of an open safety culture : towards a new physician-patient relationship in 21st century medicine.
  • Mamluks and animals SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    1. Animals in Mamluk society -- 2. The Pre-Mamluk veterinary traditions -- 3. Scholars, equestrians, and veterinarians -- 4. The Veterinary profession -- 5. Theoretical aspects -- 6. Preventive medicine and diagnostics -- 7. Non-invasive practises in veterinary treatment -- 8. Invasive methods of treatment in veterinary medicine.
  • Sexual Differentiation of the Brain: Genetic, Hormonal and Trophic Factors / Hugo F. Carrer and María J. Cambiasso -- Life at the Interface Between a Dynamic Environment and a Fixed Genome: Epigenetic Programming of Stress Responses by Maternal Behavior / Ian C. G. Weaver -- Effects of Early Life Seizures and Anti-epileptic Drug Treatment on Human Brain Development in Human Models / Eric D. Marsh and Amy R. Brooks-Kayal -- Prenatal Development of the Human Blood-Brain Barrier / Luca Cucullo -- Seizure Propensity and Brain Development: A Lesson from Animal Models / Jana Velíšková, Annamaria Vezzani and Astrid Nehlig -- Seizures and Antiepileptic Drugs: Does Exposure Alter Normal Brain Development in Animal Models? / Aristea S. Galanopoulou, Libor Velíšek and Solomon L. Moshé -- Overview of Neural Mechanisms in Developmental Disorders / Ayush Batra, Erin Carlton and Kathleen Franco -- Drug Permeation Across the Fetal Maternal Barrier / Chaitali Ghosh and Nicola Marchi -- In Vivo Imaging of Brain Development: Technologies, Models, Applications, and Impact on Understanding the Etiology of Mental Retardation / Vicko Gluncic -- Congenital, Non-inheritable Chromosomal Abnormalities Responsible for Neurological Disorders / Riccardo Bianchi and Patrizia D'Adamo.
  • Earliest evidence of Deltatheroida (Mammalia: Metatheria) from the early Cretaceous of North America / Brian M. Davis, Richard L. Cifelli and Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska -- Evolution of hind limb proportions in kangaroos (Marsupialia: Macropodoidea) / Benjamin P. Kear ... [et al.] -- Changing views in paleontology : the story of a giant (Megatherium, Xenarthra) / Christine Argot -- Evolutionary morphology of the Tenrecoidea (Mammalia) forelimb skeleton / Justine A. Salton and Eric J. Sargis -- Postcranial morphology of Apheliscus and Haplomylus (Condylarthra, Apheliscidae) : evidence for a Paleocene Holarctic origin of Macroscelidea / Tonya A. Penkrot ... [et al.] -- Postcranial skeleton of the Upper Paleocene (Itaboraian) "Condylarthra" (Mammalia) of the Itaboraí Basin, Brazil / Lilian P. Berqvist -- Postcranial osteology of mammals from Salla, Bolivia (late Oligocene) : form, function, and phylogenetic implications / Bruce J. Shockey and Frederico Anaya -- Evolution of the proximal third phalanx in Oligocene-Miocene equids, and the utility of phalangeal indices in phylogeny reconstruction / Jay A. O'Sullivan -- Adaptive zones and the pinniped ankle : a three-dimensional quantitative analysis of carnivoran tarsal evolution / P. David Polly -- The biogeographic origins of Primates and Euprimates : east, west, north, or south of Eden? / Mary T. Silcox -- Evaluating the mitten-gliding hypothesis for Paromomyidae and Micromomyidae (Mammalia, "Plesiadapiformes") using comparative functional morphology of new Paleogene skeletons / Douglas M. Boyer and Jonathan I. Bloch -- Morphological diversity in the skulls of large adapines (Primates, Adapiformes) and its systematic implications / Marc Godinot and Sébastien Couette -- Primate tibiae from the middle Eocene Shanghuang fissure-fillings of eastern China / Marian Dagosto ... [et al.] -- Rooneyia, postorbital closure, and the beginnings of the age of Anthropoidea / Alfred L. Rosenberger, Russell Hogg and Sai Man Wong -- Epitensoric position of the chorda tympani in Anthropoidea : a new synapomorphic character, with remarks on the fissura Glaseri in Primates / Wolfgang Maier -- Evolutionary morphology of the guenon postcranium and its taxonomic implications / Eric J. Sargis, Carl J. Terranova and Daniel L. Gebo -- Analysis of selected hominoid joint surfaces using laser scanning and geometric morphometrics : a preliminary report / William E.H. Harcourt-Smith ... [et al.] -- Comparative primate bone microstructure: records of life history, function, and phylogeny / Johanna Warshaw.
  • Cellular heterogeneity of the neonatal SVZ and its contributions to forebrain neurogenesis and gliogenesis / Steven W. Levison and James E. Goldman -- Extrinsic and intrinsic factors modulating proliferation and self-renewal of multipotential CNS progenitors and adult neural stem cells of the subventricular zone / Sara Gil-Perotin and Patrizia Casaccia-Bonnefil -- Birth, migration and function of SVZ derived neurons in the adult brain / Minoree Kohwi, Rui Pedro Galvão and Arturo Alvarez-Buylla -- Contributions of the neocortical SVZ to human brain development / Nada Zecevic ... [et al.] -- Responses of the adult SVZ to neuronal death and injury / Jason G. Emsley and Jeff D. Macklis -- Resonses of the SVZ to radiation and chemotherapy / Ami M. Karkar, Radoslaw Rola and John R. Fike -- The subventricular zone responds dynamically to mechanical brain injuries / Maria L.V. Dizon and Francis G. Szele -- Responses of the SVZ to hypoxia and hypoxia/ischemia / Ryan J. Felling ... [et al.] -- Responses of the SVZ to demyelinating diseases / B. Nait-Oumesmar ... [et al.] -- Auxiliary proliferative zones in the developing and adult central nervous system: lessons from studies on the effects of ethanol / Michael W. Miller and Marla B. Bruns.
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  • Hernia repair is one of the commonest operations in general surgery. Open or laparoscopic repair of a primary inguinal hernia is a relatively straightforward operation, but more complex abdominal wall hernias demand greater surgical skill and knowledge. The editors have assembled the world's top herniologists to describe and illustrate numerous surgical techniques in detail. The field of herniology has developed rapidly over the last few years. Since the previous edition of this book, published in 2003, new surgical techniques have been developed and many new prosthetic and biologic materials have been introduced. Management of Abdominal Hernias 4e presents an authoritative, comprehensive and fully updated account of the surgical techniques and the available prosthetic materials for performing repair of abdominal wall hernias. Both open and laparoscopic methods are included. It is aimed at general and specialist surgeons in the practice of clinical surgery, as well as trainee surgeons.
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  • Diagnostic approach to the patient with suspected pulmonary embolism. Clinical probablility and D-dimer testing / Philip S. Wells -- Imaging of acute pulmonary embolism / James G. Ravenel and U. Joseph Schoepf -- The search for deep vein thrombosis: evaluation of the leg veins / Jan Beyer and Sebastian M. Schellong -- Risk stratification of pulmonary embolism: detection and prognostic impact of right ventricular dysfunction / Stavros V. Knostantinides -- Cardiac biomarkers in the diagnostic workup of pulmonary embolism / Evangelos Giannitsis and Hugo A. Katus -- Importance of a patent foramen ovale / Annette Geibel, Manfred Zehender, and Wolfgang Kasper -- Contemporary diagnostic algorithm for the hemodynamically stable patient with suspected pulmonary embolism / Arnaud Perrier -- Contemporary diagnostic algorithm for the hemodynamically unstable patient with suspected pulmonary embolism / Stavros V. Konstantinides -- Treatment and secondary prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism. Heparin anticoagulation / Graham F. Pineo and Russell D. Hull -- Thrombolysis / Guy Meyer -- Management of the patient with fulminant pulmonary embolism undergoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation / Fabian Spöhr and Bernd W. Böttiger -- Surgical pulmonary embolectomy / Ani C. Anyanwu and Lishan Aklog -- Interventional approaches to the treatment of acute massive pulmonary embolism / Nils Kucher -- Vitamin K antagonists and novel oral anticoagulants / Giancarlo Agnelli and Cecilia Becattini -- Specific aspects. Hereditary and acquired thrombophilia / Hanno Riess -- Venous thromboembolism and cancer / Paolo Prandoni, Anna Falanga, and Andrea Piccioli -- Pulmonary embolism in pregnancy / Simon J. McRae and Shannon M. Bates -- Venous thromboembolism in the era of air travel / Frédéric Lapostolle ... [et al.] -- Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension / Irene M. Lang and Walter Klepetko.
  • Gastroesophageal cancers : providing an update / Jaffer A. Ajani -- Epidemiology and etiology of gastric cancer / Amitesh Roy, David Cunningham & Ian Chau -- Surgery of esophagogastric cancer : standards and challenges / Markus Moehler, Anne Palmqvist, Hauke Lang, Hans-Joachim Meyer & Ines Gockel -- Chemotherapy / Vincenzo Catalano & Francesco Graziano -- Targeted therapies / David H. Ilson & Elizabeth C. Smyth -- Guidelines for managing gastric cancer / Vikas Ghai & Yixing Jiang.
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  • 1. Background and Epidemiology -- Basic Science of Breast Cancer in Older Patients / Irmgard Irminger-Finger -- Tumor Biology and Pathology / Virginie Durbecq and Denis Larsimont Clinical Epidemiology and the Impact of Co-Morbidity on Survival / Adri C. Voogd, Marieke J. Louwman and Jan Willem W. Coebergh -- 2. Special Considerations in the Management of Older Women -- Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment / Margot A. Gosney -- A Practical Mini-Guide to Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment / Siri Rostoft Kristjansson -- Impact of the Physiological Effects of Aging on the Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Systemic Breast Cancer Treatment / Paul Hamberg, Maja J. A. de Jonge and Caroline M. Seynaeve -- Impact of Hormone Replacement Therapy on Breast Cancer / Toral Gathani and Valerie Beral -- Experiences of a Multidisciplinary Elderly Breast Cancer Clinic: Using the Right Specialists, in the Same Place, with Time / Anne Stotter, Mohammad Tahir, Robert S. Pretorius and Thompson Robinson -- 3. Therapeutics -- Mammographic Breast Screening in Elderly Women / Lynda Wyld -- Primary Endocrine Therapy for the Treatment of Early Breast Cancer in Older Women / Lynda Wyld and Daniel Hind -- Peroperative Radiotherapy / Roberto Orecchia, Giovanni Battista Ivaldi and Maria Cristina Leonardi -- General and Local Anesthetics / Bernadette Th. Veering -- The Surgical Management of Breast Cancer in Elderly Women / Malcolm W. R. Reed, Lynda Wyld and Riccardo A. Audisio -- Breast Reconstruction / Marcus J. D. Wagstaff, Malcolm W. R. Reed and Christopher M. Caddy -- Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy / Laura Biganzoli -- Adjuvant Chemotherapy / Sumanta Kumar Pal, Nilesh Vora and Arti Hurria -- Adjuvant Radiotherapy / Pierre G. M. Scalliet -- Prevention and Treatment of Skeletal Complications / Matthew C. Winter, Helen L. Neville-Webbe and Robert E. Coleman -- Medical Management of Advanced Disease / Hans P. M. W. Wildiers -- The Use of Chemotherapy in Elderly Cancer Patients: Dose Adjusting, Drug Interactions, and Polypharmacy / Lazzaro Repetto and Claudia Di Bartolomeo -- 4. Psychosocial Considerations -- Delayed Presentation of Breast Cancer in Older Women / Lindsay J. L. Forbes and Amanda J. Ramirez -- Patient Decision Making / Martine Extermann -- Culture, Ethnicity, and Race: Persistent Disparities in Older Women with Breast Cancer / Antonella Surbone and Marjorie Kagawa-Singer -- Supportive, Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Older Breast Cancer Patients / Elaine Cachia, Ruth Broadhurst and Sam H. Ahmedzai.
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Breast -- Congenital and Developmental Abnormalities of the Breast -- Nipple Discharge -- Mastalgia -- Management of Common Lactation and Breastfeeding Problems -- Evaluation of a Breast Mass -- Breast Cancer Epidemiology -- Breast Cancer Screening -- Breast Imaging -- Premalignant and Malignant Breast Pathology -- Lobular Carcinoma in Situ -- Ductal Carcinoma in Situ -- Surgical Considerations in the Management of Primary Invasive Breast Cancer -- Sentinel Node Concept -- Breast Reconstructive Surgery -- The Role of Radiotherapy in Breast Cancer Management -- Adjuvant Systemic Therapy for Breast Cancer: An Overview -- Endocrine Therapy -- Chemotherapeutic Agents -- HER2-Targeted Therapy -- Inflammatory and Locally Advanced Breast Cancer -- Preoperative (Neoadjuvant) Systemic Therapy -- Metastatic Breast Cancer -- Hormone Replacement Therapy: A Critical Review -- Breast Diseases in Males -- Breast Cancer in the Elderly -- Breast Cancer in Younger Women -- Psychological Support for the Breast Cancer Patient -- Management of the Patient with a Genetic Predisposition for Breast Cancer -- Chemoprevention of Breast Cancer -- Design, Implementation, and Interpretation of Clinical Trials -- Structure of Breast Care Center -- Medicolegal Pitfalls in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Management.
  • Management of cancer in older people v. 1-, 2013-, Springer
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  • Section 1. Screening/prevention -- section 2. Diagnosis/assessment -- section 3. Treatment -- section 4. Supportive care -- section 5. Rehabilitation/survivorship -- section 6. Special issues.
  • "This book summarizes the great progress in the treatment of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Due to improved therapies, preventive strategies and increased public awareness, CVD mortality has been on the decline for both genders. Unfortunately, the decline has been less prominent for women, and CVD remains the leading cause of mortality for women in the United States and is responsible for a third of all deaths of women worldwide. Management of Cardiovascular Disease in Women provides a comprehensive overview of differences in cardiac problems in women including the challenges and limitations of the available literature. Unique aspects to women's heart health such as pregnancy, the impact of emotional stress and other psychosocial issues are discussed by leading experts in the field. They therefore provide important insight to cardiovascular care in women, making this book an essential resource for a wide range of practitioners including cardiologists, primary care providers, internists, and reproductive healthcare professionals."--Publisher's website.
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  • The risk of cancer increases with age and the number of older adults seeking treatment is rising dramatically in line with the aging population. The care of older patients differs from that of younger adults because of variation in the biology of the tumor, age-related variation in host physiology, co-morbidity burden and psychosocial issues, which might impact the efficacy and side effects of cancer therapy. Management of Colorectal Cancers in Older People focuses on treatment strategies of colorectal cancers and provides guidance on the issues specific to older patients, spanning background and epidemiology, special considerations in the care of older people, therapeutics, and psychosocial considerations. This book offers a thorough review of current approaches to treating older colorectal cancer patients, detailing the special issues and considerations involved. The discipline-spanning coverage outlines best practice and proposes topics for future research. The third volume in the Management of Cancer in Older People series, this book will be of interest to all surgical oncologists, medical and radiation oncologists, gerontologists, proctologists and other members of the multidisciplinary team involved in the care of elderly colorectal cancer patients.
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  • Ch. 1Refractive surgery outcomes and frequency of complications /Wallace Chamon and Norma Allemann --Ch. 2Influence of refractive surgery complications on quality of life /Konrad Pesudovs --Ch. 3LASIK: intraoperative (flap) complications /Stephen G. Slade --Ch. 3.2Incomplete LASIK flap /Helen K. Wu and Waleed A. Allam --Ch. 3.3Dislocated flaps: how to solve free flaps with no marks or flap malposition /Julio Baviera --Ch. 3.4Management of the distorted flap /David R. Hardten --Ch. 4.1Infections after refractive surgery /Jóse de la Cruz, Joelle Hallak, Dimitri Azar, and Sandeep Jain --Ch. 4.2Diffuse lamellar keratitis /Marlene J. Brown, David R. Hardten, Elizabeth A. Davis and Richard L. Lindstrom --Ch. 4.3Pressure-induced interlamellar stromal keratitis /Sadeer B. Hannush and Michael W. Belin --Ch. 4.4Prevention and management of flap striae after LASIK /Roger F. Steinert --Ch. 4.5Marginal sterile corneal infiltrates after LASIK /Renato Ambrósio Jr., Daniela Jardim, and Bruno M. Fontes --Ch. 4.6Ptosis /Bryan S. Sires --Ch. 4.7Melting /José L. Güell, Merce Morral, Oscar Gris, Javier Gaytan, and Felicidad Manero --Ch. 5.1Dry eye /Jerome C. Ramos-Estevan and Steven Wilson --Ch. 5.2Epithelial ingrowth /Gustavo E Tamayo --Ch. 5.3Corneal ectasia /J. Bradley Randleman and R. Doyle Stulting --Ch. 5.4Scarring /Eric E. Gabison and Thanh Hoang-Xuan --Ch. 6Refractive miscalculation with refractive surprise --Ch. 6.1Sphere /Arturo S. Chayet and Luis F. Torres --Ch. 6.2Cylinder /Noel Alpins and Gemma Walsh --Ch. 7.1Optical implications of corneal photorefractive surgery /Vikentia J. Katsanevaki --Ch. 7.2Night vision disturbances after refractive surgery /César Albarrán, David Piñero, and Jorge L. Alió --Ch. 7.3Decentration /Jonathan H. Talamo --Ch. 7.4Corneal irregularity /Jorge L. Alió --Ch. 8Optic neuropathy and retinal complications after refractive surgery /J. Fernando Arevalo, Reinaldo A. Garcia, Rafael A. Garcia-Amaris, and Juan G. Sanchez --Ch. 9.1Complications and management with the femtosecond laser /Karl G. Stonecipher, Teresa S. Ignacio, and Kody G. Stonecipher --9.2Management of a perforated femtosecond laser-created flap /Vance Thompson --Ch. 10Corneal haze after refractive surgery /David Fahd, José de la Cruz, Sandeep Jain and Dimitri Azar --Ch. 11Complications of LASEK /David P.S. O'Brart --Ch. 12Complications of refractive keratotomy /Carlo F. Lovisolo, Alessandro Mularoni, Antonio Calossi, Charles Wm. Stewart --Ch. 13Anterior chamber angle-supported complications: prevention and treatment /Orkun Muftuoglu and Jorge L. Alió --Ch. 13. 2Complications of iris-supported phakic IOLs /Antonio A.P. Marinho --Ch. 13.3Complications of posterior chamber phakic intraocular lenses /Carlo F. Lovisolo and Fabio Mazzolani --Ch. 14. 1Retinal detachment /José Ma Ruiz-Moreno, Jorge L. Alió, and Mohamed H. Shabayek --Ch. 14.2Refractive lens exchange and choroidal neovascularization /Emanuel Rosen --Ch. 14.3Refractive surprises after cataract post-corneal refractive surgery /Béatrice Cochener and Jean Louis Arne --Ch. 15.1Cataract surgery complications of radial keratotomy /Howard Fine, Richard S. Hoffman, Mark Packer, and Laurie Brown --Ch. 15.2Complications of conductive keratoplasty /Marguerite B. McDonald --Ch. 16Complications of intrastromal corneal ring segments /Mohamed H. Shabayek and Jorge A. Alió --Ch. 17Corneal inlays (synthetic keratophakia) /M. Emilia Mulet, Jorge A. Alió, and Michael Knorz --Ch. 18.1Predicting the unhappy patient and patient expectations /Nayyirih G. Tahzib and Rudy M.M.A. Nuijts --Ch. 18.2Informed consent /James J. Salz --Ch. 18.3Effect of refractive surgery on strabismus and binocular vision /Bharavi Kharod and Natalie A. Afshari --Ch. 19.110-year classified review of the peer review literature on excimer laser refractive complications /Takashi Kojima, Tatsuya Ongucci, Joelle Hallak, and Dimitri Azar --Ch. 19.210-year review of the literature on complications of incisional, thermal and lenticular refractive procedures /Tatsuya Ongucci, Takashi Kojima, and Dimitri Azar --EpilogPreventing complications in refractive surgery: present and future /George Waring III.
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  • Bulimia nervosa / Steven J. Romano -- Counseling patients with bulimia nervosa / Tricia Cook Myers and James E. Mitchell -- Pharmacologic therapy of bulimia nervosa / James I. Hudson, Harrison G. Pope, Jr., and William P. Carter -- Prevention of eating disorders: a nutritional perspective / Cheryl L. Rock -- Anorexia nervosa / Steven J. Romano -- Treatment of anorexia nervosa / L.K. George Hsu -- Pharmacological therapy for anorexia nervosa / Walter H. Kaye -- The Internet and eating disorders / David J. Goldstein -- Etiologies of obesity / Richard L. Atkinson -- Medical consequences of obesity and benefits of weight loss / Lalita Khaodhiar and George L. Blackburn -- Obese patients with binge-eating disorder / Marsha D. Marcus and Michele D. Levine -- Overview and the future of obesity treatment / Lisa Terre, Walker S.C. Poston II, and John P. Foreyt -- The role of physical activity, exercise, and nutrition in the treatment of obesity / Edward T. Mannix ... [et al.].Lifestyle modification in the treatment of obesity / Anthony N. Fabricatore and Thomas A. Wadden -- Very low-calorie diets / Stephen D. Phinney -- Pharmacotherapy of obesity / George A. Bray -- Combination therapies for obesity / Richard L. Atkinson and Gabriel Uwaifo -- Genetics and potential treatments for obesity / José R. Fernández and David J. Goldstein -- The role of hunger and satiety in weight management / Michael Penn and David J. Goldstein -- Surgical interventions for the management of obesity / Scott A. Shikora, David Smith, and Julie J. Kim -- Clinical experience in a comprehensive weight-management center / Judy Loper and Richard A. Lutes -- The multidisciplinary team in the management of obesity / Patrick Mahlen O'Neil and Sherry Rieder -- The Internet and obesity treatment / David J. Goldstein -- Barriers to treatment / Arthur Frank -- Prevention of obesity / Barbara C. Hansen.
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  • The risk of cancer increases with age and the number of older adults seeking treatment is rising dramatically in line with the aging population. The care of older patients differs from that of younger adults because of variation in the biology of the tumor, age-related variation in host physiology, co-morbidity burden and psychosocial issues, which might impact the efficacy and side effects of cancer therapy.Management of Gynecological Cancers in Older Women focuses on treatment strategies of gynecological cancers and provides guidance on the issues specific to older patients, spanning background and epidemiology, special considerations in the care of older women, therapeutics, and psychosocial considerations. This book offers a thorough review of current approaches to treating older gynecological cancer patients, detailing the special issues and considerations involved. The discipline-spanning coverage outlines best practice and proposes topics for future research.The second volume in the Management of Cancer in Older People series, this book will be of interest to all surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, gerontologists, gynecologists and other members of the multidisciplinary team involved in the care of elderly gynecological cancer patients.
  • Management of heart failure v.1-2, 2008., Springer
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    v. 1. Medical / edited by Ragavendra R. Baliga, Bertram Pitt, and Michael M. Givertz -- v. 2. Surgical / edited by Jai Raman.
  • Management of hypertension in diabetes / Samy I. McFarlane -- Hypertension in diabetes : prevalence, risks and treatment targets / Antonio Coca & Miguel Camafort -- Nonpharmacological management of hypertension in diabetes / Marie-Ève Leblanc, Caroline Rhéaume, Lyne Cloutier, Jean Lefebvre & Paul Poirier -- Pharmacological management of hypertension in diabetes / Tonje A. Aksnes, Sigrid N. Skårn & Sverre E. Kjeldsen -- Role of angiotensin receptor blockers in diabetes / Philippe Akhrass, John N. Makaryus, Amgad N. Makaryus, Arathy Vamadevan & Samy I. McFarlane -- Treatment recommendations and consensus guidelines / Vivencio Barrios Alonso & Carlos Escobar Cervantes.
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  • This book aims to provide an up-to-date review of the literature in each of the major areas relating to the management of older lung cancer patients, and makes recommendations for best practice and future research. The authors come from a broad geographic spread including the UK, mainland Europe and North America to ensure a worldwide relevance.
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  • This book pursues a multidisciplinary approach, presenting chapters with updated information on various aspects of treatment for patients with neuroendocrine tumors. Authors have been selected from expert centers in Europe and the United States. The goal of this book is to comprehensively summarize recent data and provide inspiring ideas to optimize the care of patients with neuroendocrine tumors. Neuroendocrine tumors are fascinating multifaceted diseases that can primarily localize in many organs with various presentations. These tumors are rare but their increasing incidence renders likely that physicians caring for cancers may have either already faced or may be certainly exposed to diagnose and/or treat a patient with neuroendocrine tumors. Over the last years, novel therapeutic options have emerged for neuroendocrine tumors, profoundly challenging practices that had previously been the standards for decades. These include - but are not limited to - somatostatin analogues, targeted therapies such as tyrosine kinase and mTOR inhibitors, antiangiogenic compounds, but also peptide-receptor targeted therapy or radioembolization. This changing field has generated novel treatment algorithms to guide medical decisions. To better understand and handle the multidisciplinary approaches that are required for optimizing the care of neuroendocrine tumor patients, physicians are now looking for references from experts and comprehensive reviews summarizing current knowledge on treatments for patients with neuroendocrine tumors.
  • The twin epidemics of obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) continue to affect an ever increasing number of children, adolescents, and young adults. Management of Pediatric Obesity and Diabetes provides healthcare trainees and professionals with practical, comprehensive, and contemporary approaches to the pediatric patient at risk for obesity, T2DM, and related conditions. A unique guide on the subject, this volume provides clinical paradigms for diagnosis and management of pediatric T2DM and related conditions, while succinctly describing state-of-the-art basic and clinical sciences underlying these problems. The chapters in this volume are independent and concise. Each chapter focuses on a key clinical issue or mechanism of disease. Providing practical, data-driven resources based upon the totality of the evidence, this important text helps the reader understand the basics of pediatric obesity and T2DM and implement strategies to prevent and treat obesity and diabetes in children and adolescents. Management of Pediatric Obesity and Diabetes provides health professionals across many areas of research and practice with up-to-date, well-referenced, and comprehensive evidence on identification, treatment, and prevention of these chronic, serious, metabolic diseases in children. This volume will serve the reader as the most authoritative resource in the field to date.
  • Management of Penile Cancer provides a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview of the major issues specific to the field of penile cancer. The sections of the book are structured to review the overall scope of issues of penile cancer, including diagnosis and staging, surgical approaches, and the treatment of advanced disease. As multidisciplinary care is an integral part of the treatment of penile cancer, this book is unique in the inclusion of collaborating authors from a variety of integrated disciplines, including urology, radiation oncology, medical oncology, and reconstructive surgery. Written by recognized experts in their field, Management of Penile Cancer is a unique and valuable resource in the field of penile cancer, both for those currently in training and for those already in clinical or research practice.
  • Clinical findings and natural history of Prader-Willi syndrome / Merlin G. Butler, Jeanne M. Hanchett, and Travis Thompson -- Diagnostic criteria for Prader-Willi syndrome / Shawn E. McCandless and Suzanne B. Cassidy -- Molecular genetic findings in Prader-Willi syndrome / Karin Buiting and Bernhard Horsthemke -- Laboratory testing for Prader-Willi syndrome / Kristin G. Monaghan and Daniel L. Van Dyke -- Medical considerations in Prader-Willi syndrome / Urs Eiholzer and Phillip D.K. Lee -- Gastrointestinal system, obesity, and body composition / Ann O. Scheimann, Phillip D.K.Lee, and Kenneth J. Ellis -- Growth hormone and Prader-Willi syndrome / Aaron L. Carrel, Phillip D.K. Lee, and Harriette R. Mogul -- Neurodevelopmental and neuropsychological aspects of Prader-Willi syndrome / Barbara Y. Whitman and Travis Thompson -- Speech and language disorders associated with Prader-Willi syndrome / Barbara A. Lewis -- Motor and developmental interventions / Toni Goelz -- Educational considerations for children with Prader-Willi syndrome / Naomi Chedd, Karen Levine, and Robert H. Wharton -- Tools for psychological and behavioral management / Barbara Y. Whitman and Kevin Jackson -- Educational and social issues for adolescents with Prader-Willi syndrome / Barbara J. Goff -- Transition from adolescence to young adulthood: the special case of Prader-Willi syndrome / Ellie Kazemi and Robert M. Hodapp --Vocational training for people with Prader-Willi syndrome / Steve Drago -- Residential care for adults with Prader-Willi syndrome / Mary K. Ziccardi -- Inpatient crisis intervention for persons with Prader-Willi syndrome / Linda M. Gourash, James E. Hanchett, and Janice L. Forster -- Social work interventions: advocacy and support for families / Barbara Y. Whitman -- A national approach to crisis intervention and advocacy / David A. Wyatt -- Advocacy issues: school discipline and expulsion / Barbara J. Goff -- Advocacy issues: sexuality / Janalee Heinemenn, David A. Wyatt, and Barbara J. Goff.
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  • Epidemiology of Prostate Cancer in Europe /Ruben G. Cremers and Lambertus A. Kiemeney --Chemoprevention of Prostate Cancer /Bertrand Tombal --Individual and Mass Screening /Chris H. Bangma, Pim J. van Leeuwen and Monique J. Roobol --Anatomo-Pathology /Theodorus H. Van der Kwast --Biomarkers for Prostate Cancer /Gisele H. J. M. Leyten, Peter F. A. Mulders and Jack A. Schalken --Diagnosis, Clinical Work Up, TNM Classification, Markers /Jean-Luc Descotes and Anne-Sophie Gauchez --Active Surveillance for Favorable Risk Prostate Cancer: Background, Patient Selection, Triggers for Intervention, and Outcomes /Laurence Klotz --Open Radical Prostatectomy /Hein van Poppel and Steven Joniau --Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy /Stefan Carlsson and Nils Peter Wiklund --Permanent Prostate Brachytherapy /Jan J. Battermann --High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy: Indications, Technique, and Results /Alberto Bossi, Rodolfe Verstraet, Lucie Calmels and Pierre Blanchard --Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer /Olivier Chapet, Corina Udrescu and Ciprian Enachescu --Combination of Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Radiation Therapy for Locally Advanced and Localized Prostate Cancer /Michel Bolla and Camille Verry --Postoperative Irradiation: Immediate or Early Delayed? /Dirk Bottke and Thomas Wiegel --High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for Prostate Cancer /Albert Gelet, Sebastien Crouzet, Olivier Rouviere and Jean-Yves Chapelon --Cryotherapy /Matvey Tsivian and Thomas J. Polascik --Follow-up After Radical Treatments and Relapse /Nicolas Mottet --First-Line Hormonal Manipulation of Prostate Cancer /Suresh Venugopal and John Anderson --Resistance to Chemical Castration: Second-Line Hormonal Treatment /Yohann Loriot, Christophe Massard and Karim Fizazi --Targeted Therapies and Vaccination /Guru Sonpavde and Cora N. Sternberg --How to Interpret Results? /Laurence Collette --Management of Prostate Cancer: EAU Guidelines on Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment /Axel Heidenreich --Better Patients' Perspective /Louis J. Denis.
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  • Epidemiology and risk factors / Ranko Miocinovic -- Twenty years and counting : is PSA still useful in 2010? / Haluk Ozen and Sertac Yazici -- Prostate cancer screening : a review of the evidence with clinical practice implications / Timothy J. Wilt -- Beyond PSA : promising new markers for prostate cancer / Leonard Marks -- Hereditary prostate cancer and genetic risk / Adam C. Reese, Graham Casey, and John S. Witte -- Prostate inflammation and prostate cancer / William G. Nelson ... [et al.] -- Molecular progression of prostate cancer : androgens and estrogens / Stephen A. Boorjian and Donald J. Tindall -- The role of obesity and diet in prostate cancer / Jean-Alfred Thomas II and Stephen J. Freedland -- Prostate cancer risk reduction by chemoprevention / Kenneth G. Nepple, Adam S. Kibel, and Gerald L. Andriole -- Current issues in pathologic evaluation / Sara M. Falzarano, Howard S. Levin, and Cristina Magi-Galluzzi -- Optimum prostate biopsy : techniques and strategies / Osama M. Zaytoun and J. Stephen Jones -- The utility of nomograms in routine clinical practice / Carvell T. Nguyen and Michael W. Kattan -- Active surveillance comes of age / Laurence Klotz -- Focal therapy : prostate hemiablation as the first historical treatment model for focal therapy of early stage prostate cancer / Vladimir Mouraviev and Thomas J. Polascik -- Contemporary external beam radiotherapy / Rahul Tendulkar and Kevin Stephans -- Surgery, brachytherapy, or external beam radiation for low- and intermediate-risk disease? / Jay P. Ciezki and Eric A. Klein -- The role for radical prostatectomy in advanced prostate cancer / R. Jeffrey Karnes and Michael L. Blute -- Radiation therapy in the management of locally advanced prostate cancer / Joseph D. Mancias and Anthony L. Zietman -- Clinical implications of measuring quality-of-life in early stage prostate cancer / Peter Chang, Mehrdad Alemozaffar, and Martin G. Sanda -- Treatment modalities of post-prostatectomy incontinence : a historical perspective as well as current therapy options / Christina Ching and Drogo K. Montague -- Management of biochemical recurrence after localized treatment for prostate cancer / Stephen B. Williams and Toni K. Choueiri -- Management of newly diagnosed metastatic disease / C. Lance Cowey and Thomas E. Hutson -- Pitfalls of androgen deprivation therapy / Alicia K. Morgans and Matthew R. Smith -- Current management of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) / Jorge A. Garcia and Robert Dreicer -- Beta-emitting radiopharmaceuticals and bone metastasis / Oliver Sartor.
  • Clinical spectrum and severity of psoriasis / Meier, M., Sheth, P.B. -- Impact of comorbidities on the management of psoriasis / Gerdes, S., Mrowietz, U. -- Topical treatment of psoriasis / Kamili, Q.u.A., Menter, A. -- Practice of phototherapy in the treatment of moderate-to-severe psoriasis / Nguyen, T. ... [et al.] -- Retinoids, methotrexate and cyclosporine / Dubertret, L. -- Monitoring patients treated with efalizumab or alefacept / Papp, K.A. -- Management of severe psoriasis with TNF antagonists : adalimumab, etanercept and infliximab / Mössner, R., Reich, K. -- Therapies for childhood psoriasis / Trüeb, R.M. -- Management of difficult to treat locations of psoriasis : scalp, face, flexures, palm/soles and nails / Kragballe, K. -- Future perspectives in the treatment of psoriasis / Wippel-Slupetzky, K., Stingl, G.
  • Section 1 CNS tumors -- Germinal tumours of the central nervous system in adult patients -- Atypical and malignant meningiomas -- Primary central nervous system lymphoma -- Treatment of Medulloblastoma in adults -- Cerebellar glioblastoma multiforme -- Chordoma and chondrosarcoma of the skull base -- Primary spinal epidural lymphoma -- Section 2 Heads and neck tumors -- Esthesioneuroblastoma -- Extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal-type -- Uncomon tumours of the nasopharynx -- Rare malignant tumours of the larynx and hypopharynx -- Primary orbital lymphoma -- Primary MALT lymphoma of the salivary glands -- Section 3 Gastro-intestinal tumors -- Mucosal melanoma of the upper aero-digestive tract -- Gastrointestinal stromal tumours -- Small cell carcinomas of the gastrointestinal tract -- Small cell carcinomas of the gastrointestinal tract -- Anorectal Melanoma -- Uncommon Hepatobiliary Tumours -- Unusual pancreatic tumours -- Section 4 Genitourinary -- Rare tumours of the renal pelvis and ureter -- Rare tumours of the urethra -- Uncommon bladder cancers -- Neuroendocrine small cell carcinoma of the prostate: A brief review of pathology, clinical characteristics and treatment guidelines -- Uncommon tumours of the testis -- Primary Testicular lymphoma -- Human chorionic gonadotropin-producing seminoma -- Section 5 Gynecological -- Rare ovarian cancers -- Extraovarian primary peritoneal carcinoma -- Uterine papillary serous carcinoma -- Uterine sarcomas and rare endometrial carcinomas -- Uterine sarcomas and rare endometrial carcinomas -- Rare tumours of the uterine cervix -- Tumours of the vagina and tumours of the vulva -- Section 6 Breast -- Invasive breast cancer and ductal carcinoma in situ in young women -- Tubular carcinoma of the breast -- Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the breast -- Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the breast -- Primary breast lymphoma -- Phyllodes tumours of the breast -- Primary breast sarcomas -- Angiosarcoma of the breast -- Male breast cancer -- Section 7 Lung and intrathoracic malignancies -- Primary uncommon tumours of the lung: lymphomas, sarcomas and melanomas -- Thymoma and thymic carcinoma -- Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung -- Neuroendocrine tumours of the lung -- Pleural mesothelioma -- Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma and adenocarcinoma with bronchioloalveolar carcinoma features: a clinico-pathological spectrum -- Primary adenoid cystic carcinoma of the trachea and bronchus -- Tracheal cancers -- Section 8 Malignancies of the skin -- Unusual cutaneous malignancies: cutaneous adnexal tumours -- Kaposi's sarcoma -- Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) -- Merkel cell carcinoma: A challenge in cancer management -- Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) -- Section 9 Other malignancies -- Primary bone lymphoma (osteolymphoma) -- Erdheim-Chester disease -- Solitary plasmacytoma -- Neuroendocrine tumours.
  • Management of sepsis 2009, Springer
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  • Management of Soft Tissue Sarcoma addresses the diagnosis and best current management of adult soft tissue sarcomas. Edited by world renonwed experts, this book dileneates and discusses each different sarcoma subtype individually --source other than Library of Congress.
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  • Management of the Patient at High Risk for Breast Cancer provides a state-of-the art review of patients who are at high risk for breast cancer, how to identify them, the tools available for risk assessment and quantification and indications for genetic counseling and testing. The book summarizes the high risk breast imaging options, including newest techniques and schedules. Pathologic evaluation of high risk lesions are featured as well as the management issues surrounding these lesions. The volume also covers the management of concomitant cancer risk and screening strategies.
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  • The risk of cancer increases with age and the number of older adults seeking treatment is rising dramatically in line with the aging population. The care of older patients differs from that of younger adults because of variation in the biology of the tumor, age-related variation in host physiology, co-morbidity burden and psychosocial issues, which might impact the efficacy and side effects of cancer therapy.Management of Urological Cancers in Older People focuses on treatment strategies of urological cancers and provides guidance on the issues specific to older patients, spanning background and epidemiology, special considerations in the care of older people, therapeutics, and psychosocial considerations. This book offers a thorough review of current approaches to treating older urological cancer patients, detailing the special issues and considerations involved. The discipline-spanning coverage outlines best practice and proposes topics for future research.This first volume in the Management of Cancer in Older People series will be of interest to all surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, gerontologists, urologists and other members of the multidisciplinary team involved in the care of elderly urological cancer patients.
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  • Managing allergens in food 2007, CRCnetBASE
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  • "Managing Bipolar Disorder in Clinical Practice", Third Edition, is an up-to-date, concise practical handbook developed with the clinician in mind. Including the most recent clinical guidelines, including the British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) and Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) guidelines, this handbook is intended to highlight every major aspect of this serious mental health disorder, including assessment, treatment, long-term management, and recent developments.
  • Breathlessness Management in Clinical Practice presents evidence-based practical techniques for helping the breathless patient with advanced disease of any aetiology used in the Cambridge Breathlessness Intervention Service (CBIS). This book will help individuals in the multidisciplinary team both manage breathlessness in their current clinical setting and describe the breathlessness service model which can be adapted for use in any situation. It uses a model of care based on interventions for breathing, thinking and functioning. Breathlessness Management in Clinical Practice is an invaluable resource for those working in the respiratory medicine, oncology and cardiology and other specialties where breathlessness is commonly managed although less recognised like nephrology and neurology. It will be of help to occupational therapists, physiotherapists and specialist nurses as well as physicians. It will also be of interest to anyone who wishes to increase their knowledge of the advances in evidence that now enable clinicians to offer much improved care for those suffering with frightening symptom of breathlessness.
  • Managing Cancer Breakthrough Pain is a comprehensive review of cancer breakthrough pain (cBTP) and rapid-onset opioids (ROO), the only treatment approved for cBTP episodes. The book was originally commissioned due to the current rapid growth of the ROO market and the epidemic of ROO abuse. This book will review the historical background and definitions of cBTP and ROOs, assessment methods to determine types of cBTP, US- and EU-approved ROOs, case studies (which will provide practical applications of ROO treatment options), ROO abuse and screening methods, and the FDA-mandated TIRF REMS Access program (Transmucosal Immediate Release Fentanyl Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies Access program). Busy healthcare professionals who have a basic understanding of cancer pain but want to learn more about cBTP and ROOs will benefit from this concise guide that will help them quickly understand the complexities of cBTP episodes and ROOs.
  • Managing care 2006, Springer
  • Managing Common Interventional Radiology Complications: A Case Based Approach is an easy-to-use manual that will help trainees and practising radiologists by providing cases which cover most of the complications that a general interventionalist may encounter in normal practice. The cases are presented succinctly but thoroughly, so that the reader is equipped to manage the complication immediately. Managing Common Interventional Radiology Complications: A Case Based Approach aims to teach the range of procedures involved in interventional radiology, and focuses on the complications that can arise in the process.
  • Managing COPD. 3rd ed. 2013, Springer
    The book includes recommendations for COPD from published guidelines (eg, the GOLD, ATS, and NICE guidelines) and presents them in the context of relevant clinical treatment issues. This is an in-depth guide on the management of COPD, concentrating on the impact of COPD on a patient as well as how healthcare professionals can intervene and educate the patient at an early stage and thereby slow the onset of severe symptoms.
  • Classification, causes, and epidemiology. Different types of depression ; Causes of depression ; Epidemiology and natural history -- Depression in different types of patients. Depression in children ; Depression in elderly people ; Depression in women ; Depression in patients with comorbid medical conditions -- Diagnosis. Signs and symptoms of depression ; Differential diagnosis ; The patient examination and interview ; Laboratory tests for co-occurring illnesses -- Principles of therapy. Goals of treatment ; Treatment options ; Choice of treatment ; Practicalities of treatment ; Factors affecting response to treatment -- Medications. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors ; Serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors ; Monoamine receptor antagonist drugs ; Norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors ; Dopamine reuptake inhibitors ; Tricyclic antidepressants ; Monoamine oxidase inhibitors ; Other drugs ; Specific adverse effects of antidepressants -- Other treatments. Psychotherapy for depression ; Combination psychotherapy and psychopharmacotherapy for depression ; Physical treatments ; Lifestyle and complementary therapies -- Management of treatment nonresponse. Assessment and principles of management ; Definitions: treatment nonresponse and treatment-resistant depression ; Medication strategies ; Psychological treatment strategies ; Physical treatment strategies -- Continuation and maintenance treatment. Goals of continuation/maintenance treatment ; Phases of treatment ; Medication ; Psychological treatments ; Physical treatments ; Risk factors for relapse and recurrence ; Longer-term treatment in practice.
  • Managing diabetes 2012, Springer
    Managing Diabetes is a up-to-date, comprehensive showcase of the current pharmaceutical trends in treating diabetes and provides a unbiased, inclusive discussion of current and emerging treatments by well-known experts in the field.
  • "Gout has been a well-known disease for over 2000 years, and is the most common cause of joint inflammation in adult males. It has become apparent that no therapeutic target based on hyperuricemia outcome had been defined. Very few controlled trials were available to test the efficacy and safety of treatments, and no research on diagnosis and management had been done despite data showing that patients with gout were generally improperly treated even in the hands of specialists. In the last 10 years, good-quality evidence on gout impact and management has grown exponentially, renal transporters have been recently identified, and a number of new drugs have been approved or are under current development. This handbook discusses these developments and the future of gout treatment, which now looks promising."--Publisher's website.
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    Healthcare in the United States -- Types and structures of health services organizations and health systems -- Healthcare technology -- Ethical and legal environment -- The practice of management in health services organizations and health systems -- Managerial problem solving and decision making -- The quality imperative -- Strategizing -- Marketing -- Controlling and allocating resources -- Designing -- Leading -- Communication.
  • Managing pharmacy practice 2004, CRCnetBASE
  • As the number of people aged 65 years and above rises, physicians are increasingly confronted by elderly patients with impaired renal function, altered drug metabolism and multiple comorbidities. This book examines in detail the nature of renal injury in the elderly and its optimal management. A wide range of key topics are covered, including end-stage renal disease, diabetic nephropathy, acute kidney injury, drug metabolism and renal toxicity, dialysis and its complications and the use of renal transplantation. In addition, the assessment of glomerular filtration rate in the elderly and the role of novel renal biomarkers are carefully examined. Quality of life issues, the significance of other age-related medical problems and end of life care are also discussed. This book will be of value not only to nephrologists but also to general practitioners, medical students, intensivists, cardiologists, pharmacologists and those working in related specialties.
  • Low back pain is described as a very common condition that tends to affect about 70% of the population at some point in time with varying degrees of symptom severity. Although definitions vary, sciatic pain is generally defined as back-related pain radiating to the leg (normally below the knee and into the foot and toes) and is one of the commonest variations of low back pain. Patients with sciatica typically experience a more persistent and severe type of pain, a less favorable outcome, consume more healthcare resources and have more prolonged disability and absence from work than those with low back pain alone. Managing Sciatica and Radiculopathies in Primary Care Practice provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the subject and key information for primary care practitioners about low back pain in patients, including definitions and causes, current management approaches, diagnostic and treatment algorithms, as well as clinical practice guidelines.
  • ch. 1. Introduction -- ch. 2. The Condition of Being Different -- ch. 3. Understanding What Motivates You and What Motivates Others -- ch. 4. Understanding Your Leadership Style and That of Others -- ch. 5. Communicating Effectively -- ch. 6. Dealing with Conflict -- ch. 7. Creativity: The Influence of Structure, Size, and Formal Systems -- ch. 8. Project Management -- ch. 9. Discerning and Assessing Organizational Culture -- ch. 10. Leading Change.
  • Managing skin cancer 2010, Springer
    Diagnosis of Skin Cancer -- Histopathology of Skin Cancer -- Basal Cell Carcinoma -- Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Situ -- Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin -- Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma -- Merkel Cell Carcinoma -- Cutaneous Lymphomas -- Kaposi Sarcoma -- Other Skin Cancers. Fibrohistiocytic Skin Cancers and Extramammary Paget's Disease -- Skin Cancer Under Special Circumstances -- Skin Cancer Prevention.
  • Healing -- Sports massage -- Taping in sport -- Physical training and injury -- Exercise therapy -- First contact management -- Lower limb motion during walking, running, and jumping -- The hip and thigh -- The knee -- The shin -- The ankle -- The foot -- The lumbar spine -- The thorax and thoracic spine -- The cervical spine -- Facial injury -- The shoulder -- The elbow -- The wrist and hand.
  • Managing the injured athlete 2011, ScienceDirect
  • The basics of managing a laboratory animal facility -- The organizational environment -- The management of human resources -- Managing financial resources -- Management of information resources -- Time management -- Leadership.
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  • Headache for history buffs -- When is a headache more than "just a headache?": the secondary headaches -- The primary headache syndromes: when is a headache "just a headache?" -- The pharmacologic treatment of migraine -- Nonpharmacologic treatment of migraine -- Your visit to the doctor -- What to expect -- Append. Grant's migraine -- Migraine myths -- Baseline headache questionnaire -- Headache diary -- Medications previously tried for migraine: treatment.
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    Vol. 1. -- Part I - Basic principles in the diagnosis and management of infectious diseases -- Microbial virulence factors -- Host defense mechanisms -- Epidemiology of infectious diseases -- Clinical microbiology -- Anti-infective therapy -- Part II - Major clinical syndromes -- Fever -- Upper respiratory tract infections -- Pleuropulmonary and bronchial infections -- Urinary tract infection -- Sepsis -- Intra-abdominal infection -- Cardiovascular infections -- Central nervous system infections -- Skin and soft tissue infections -- Gastrointestinal infections and food poisoning -- Bone and joint infections -- Diseases of the reproductive organs and sexually transmitted diseases -- Eye infections -- Hepatitis -- Acquired immunodeficiency syndromes -- Miscellaneous syndromes --Vol. 2. -- Part III - Infectious diseases and their etiologic agents -- Viral diseases -- Prion diseases -- Chlamydial diseases -- Mycoplasma diseases -- Rickettsioses and ehrlichioses -- Bacterial diseases -- Mycoses -- Protozoal diseases -- Diseases due to toxic algae -- Diseases due to helminths -- Ectoparasitic diseases -- Diseases of unknown etiology -- Part IV - Special problems -- Nosocomial infections -- Infections in special hosts -- Surgical- and trauma-related infections -- Immunization -- Biodefense -- Zoonoses -- Protection of travelers -- The Internet.
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    Conceptualizing manic-depressive illness: the bipolar-unipolar distinction and the development of the manic-depressive spectrum -- Clinical description -- Diagnosis -- Course and outcome -- Epidemiology -- Children and adolescents -- Comorbidity -- Suicide -- Neuropsychology -- Personality, personality disorders, and interpersonal functioning -- Assessment -- Creativity -- Genetics -- Neurobiology -- Neuroanatomy and neuroimaging -- Sleep and circadian rhythms -- Fundamentals of treatment -- Medical treatment of hypomania, mania, and mixed states -- Medical treatment of depression -- Maintenance medical treatment -- Medication adherence -- Psychotherapy -- Treatment of children and adolescents -- Treatment of comorbidity -- Clinical management of suicide risk.
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  • From the difficult to diagnose to the difficult to treat, Manson's Tropical Diseases prepares you to effectively handle whatever your patients may have contracted. Featuring an internationally recognized editorial team, global contributors, and expert authors, this revised and updated medical reference book provides you with the latest coverage on parasitic and infectious diseases from around the world. Incorporate the latest therapies into your practice, such as recently approved drugs and new treatment options.Find what you need easily and apply it quickly with highlighted key information, convenient boxes and tables, extensive cross-referencing, and clinical management diagrams.
  • Manual endourology 2005, Springer
  • "WHO has developed this manual in order to strengthen the laboratory diagnosis and virological surveillance of influenza infection by providing standard methods for the collection, detection, isolation and characterization of viruses"--Publisher's description.
  • Photographic Documentation in Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery -- Informed Consent in Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery -- Rhinoplasty -- Rhytidectomy -- Eyelid Surgery -- Blepharoplasty -- Otoplasty -- Breast Surgery -- Brachioplasty -- Abdominoplasty -- Thigh and Buttock Lift -- Liposuction -- Hair Transplantation -- Adjuvant Therapies, Including Laser Surgery -- Aesthetic Surgery: Quo Vadis.
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    Introduction to the immune system / Lori Broderick, Taylor A. Doherty, and David Broide -- Immediate hypersensitivity : approach to diagnosis / Sarbjit S. Saini and Nkiruka Erekosima -- Aeroallergens and environmental factors / William Neaville, Robert Ausdenmoore, and Robert K. Bush -- Rhinitis / Candace Bouler Anz and Mark S. Dykewicz -- Sinusitis, nasal polyps, and otitis media / Ricardo A. Tan and Jonathan Corren -- Immunotherapy for inhalant allergens / Harold S. Nelson -- Allergic and immunologic disorders of the eye / Leonard Bielory -- Asthma diagnosis / Stephen C. Lazarus -- Asthma treatment / Joel M. Hartman ... [et al.] -- Immunologic diseases of the lung / Shefalee Amin, Michelle Zeidler, and Eric Kleerup -- Atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis / Mark Boguniewicz, Marcella Aquino, and Luz Fonacier -- Urticaria and angioedema / Jeffrey R. Stokes and Mark H. Moss -- Anaphylaxis / Phil Lieberman and Debendra Pattanaik -- Insect allergy / David B. K. Golden -- Drug allergy / David A. Khan -- Allergic and non-allergic reactions to food / Stephen R. Boden and A. Wesley Burks -- Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders / Terri F. Brown-Whitehorn ... [et al.] -- Primary immunodeficiency diseases / Shradha Agarwal and Charlotte Cunningham-Rundles -- Approach to the patient with recurrent infections / Zuhair K. Ballas -- Diagnostic immunology / Thomas A. Fleisher, Joao Bosco Oliveira, and Jack J. H. Bleesing -- Adverse responses to vaccines / John M. Kelso -- Complementary medicine in allergy and immunology / Timothy Ryan Mainardi and Leonard Bielory -- Building related illness / Jessica Savage and Robert A. Wood.
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    Speech and its disorders -- Articulation and phonological disorders -- Speech development -- Screening and assessment -- Analysis -- Treatment principles -- Facilitative techniques -- Summary: major assessment and treatment options.
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  • Introduction to anesthesiology -- Monitoring -- Equipment and procedures -- Intraoperative fluid management and blood component therapy -- Neuraxial and regional anesthesia -- Pharmacology -- Anesthesia and comorbid diseases -- Pediatric anesthesia -- Anesthetic concerns in subspecialty anesthesia -- Postoperative concerns in anesthesia -- Atlas of anesthesia procedures -- Atlas of transesophageal echocardiography -- Atlas of peripheral nerve block procedures.
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    Introduction to the ninth edition of the Manual of clinical microbiology -- Laboratory management -- Laboratory design -- Laboratory consultation, communication, and information systems -- General principles of specimen collection and handling -- Procedures for the storage of microorganisms -- Decontamination, disinfection, and sterilization -- Prevention and control of laboratory-acquired infections -- Laboratory detection of potential agents of bioterrorism -- Infection control epidemiology and clinical microbiology -- Laboratory procedures for the epidemiological analysis of microorganisms -- Investigation of foodborne and waterborne disease outbreaks -- Microscopy -- Principles of stains and media -- Manual and automated systems for detection and identification of microorganisms -- Molecular detection and identification of microogranisms -- Susceptibility testing instrumentation and computerized expert systems for data analysis and interpretation -- Immunoassays for the diagnosis of infectious diseases -- Taxonomy and classification of bacteria -- Specimen collection, transport, and processing: bacteriology -- Reagents, stains, and media : bacterialogy -- Algorithm for identification of aerobic gram-positive cocci --Algorithm for identification of aerobic gram-positive rods -- Algorithms for identification of aerobic gram-negative bacteria -- Algorithm for identification of anaerobic bacteria -- Aglorithms for indentification of curved and spiral-shaped gram-negative rods -- Algorithms for identification of mycoplasma, ureaplasma, and obligate intracellular bacteria -- Staphylococcus, micrococcus, and other catalase-positive cocci -- Streptococcus -- Enterococcus -- Aerococcus, abiotrophia, and other aerobic catalase-negative, gram-positive coci -- Bacillus and other aerobic endospore-forming bacteria -- Listeria and erysipelothrix -- Coryneform gram-positive rods -- Nocardia, rhodoccus, gordonia, actinomadura, streptomyces,and other aerobic actinomycetes -- Mycobacterium : general characteristcs, laboratory detection, and staining procedures -- Mycobacterium : laboratory characteristcs of slowly growing mycobacteria -- Mycobacterium : clinical and laboratory characteristics of rapidly growing mycobacteria -- Neisseria -- Actinobacillus, capnocytophaga, eikenella, kingella, pasteurella, and other fastidious or rarely encountered gram-negative rods -- Haemophilus -- Enterobacteriaceae: introduction and identification -- Escherichia, shigella, and salmonella -- Yersinia -- Klebsiella, enterobacter, citrobacter, serratia, pleiomonas, and other enterobacteriaceae -- Aeromonas --Vibrio and related organisms -- Pseudomonas -- Bukholderia, stenotrophomonas, ralstonia, cupriavidus, pandoraea, brevundimonas, comamonas, delftia, and acidovorax -- Acinetobacter, achromobacter, chryseobacterium, moraxella, and other nonfermentive gram-negative rods -- Bordetella -- Francisella and brucella -- Legionella -- Bartonella -- Peptostreptococcus, finegoldia, anaerococcus, peptoniphilus, veillonella, and other anerobic cocci -- Propionibacterium, lactobacillus, actinomyces, and other non-spore-forming anaerobic gram-positive rods -- Clostridium -- Bacterioides, porphyromonas, prevotella, fusobacterium, and other anaerobic gram-negative rods -- Campylobacter and arcobacter -- Helicobacter -- Leptospira -- Borrelia -- Treponema and other human host-associated spirochetes -- Mycoplasma and ureaplasma -- Chlamydia and chlamydophila -- Rickettsia and orientia -- Ehrlichia, anaplasma, and related intracellular bacteria -- Coxiella -- Tropheryma -- Antibacterial agents -- Mechanisms of resistance to antibacterial agents -- Susceptibility test methods: general considerations -- Susceptibility test methods: dilution and disk diffusion methods -- Special phenotypic methods for detecting antibacterial resistance -- Susceptibility test methods: fastidious bacteria -- Susceptibility test methods: anaerobic bacteria -- Suseptibility test methods : mycobacteria, nocardia, and other actinomycetes -- Detection and characterization of antimicrobial reistance genes in pathogenic bacteria -- Taxonomy and classification of viruses --Specimen collection, transport, and processing : virology -- Reagents, stains, media, and cell lines : virology -- Algorithms for detection and identification of viruses -- Human immunodeficiency viruses -- Human T-cell lymphotropic virus types 1 and 2 -- Influenza viruses -- Parainfluenza and mumps viruses -- Respiratory syncytial virus and human metapneumovirus -- Measles and rubella viruses -- Enteroviruses and parechoviruses -- Rhinoviruses -- Coronaviruses -- Hepatitis A and E viruses -- Heptatitis C and G viruses -- Rotaviruses, caliciviruses, astrofiruses, enteric adenoviruses, and other diarrheic viruses -- Rabies virus -- Hendra and nipah viruses -- Arboviruses -- Hantaviruses -- Arenaviruses and filoviruses -- Herpes simplex viruses and herpes B virus -- Varicella-zoster virus -- Human cytomegalovirus -- Epstein-Barr virus-- Human herpesviruses 6, 7, and 8 -- Adenoviruses - Human papillomaviruses -- Human polyomaviruses -- Human parvoviruses -- Poxviruses -- Hepatitis B and D viruses -- Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies -- Antiviral agents -- Mechanisms of resistance to antiviral agents --- Suseptibility test methods: viruses -- Taxonomy and classification of fungi -- Specimen collection, transport, and processing : mycology -- Reagents, stains, and media : mycology -- Algorithms for detection and identification of fungi --Candida, cryptococcus, and other yeasts of medical importance -- Pneumocystis -- Aspergillus, fusarium, and other opportunisitc moniliaceous fungi -- Rhizopus, rhizomucor, absidia, and other agents of systemic and subcutaneous zygomycoses -- Histoplasma, blastomyces, coccidioides, and other dimorphic fungi causing systemic mycoses -- Trichophyton, microsporum, epidermophyton, and agents of superficial mycoses -- Bipolaris, exophiala, scedosporium, sporothrix, and other dematiaceous -- Fungi causing eumycotic mycetoma -- Mycotoxins -- Lacazia pythium, and rhinosporidium -- Antifungal agents -- Mechanisms of resistance to antifungal agents -- Susceptibility test methods : yeasts and filamentous fungi -- Taxonomy and classification of human parasites -- Specimen collection, transport, and processing : parasitology -- Reagents, stains, and media : parasitology -- Algorithms for detection and identification of parasites -- Plasmodium and babesia -- Leishmania and trypanosoma -- Toxoplasma -- Pathogenic and opportunistic free-living amebae -- Intestinal and urogenital amebae, flagellates, and ciliates -- Isopora, cyclospora, and sarcocystis -- Cryptosporidium -- Microsporidia -- Nematodes -- Filarial nematodes -- Cestodes -- Trematodes -- Less common helminths -- Arthropods of medical importance -- Antiparasitic agents -- Mechanisms of resistance to antiparasitic agents -- Susceptibility test 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  • Manual of Coronary Chronic Total Occlusion Interventions: A Step-by-Step Approach is a practical, easy to read reference for coronary chronic total occlusion interventions (CTO). Written by recognized national and international experts in the field, this reference compiles the steps necessary to preform, pitfalls to watch out for, and troubleshooting needed for coronary chronic total occlusion interventions (CTO). A practical, case-oriented and easy to read reference with illustrations and step-by-step guidance for coronary chronic total occlusion interventions (CTO).Includes expert guidance reviewed by leaders in the field with both large clinical experience with high success rates and extensive experience proctoring CTOs in multiple clinical centers.
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  • Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition is a comprehensive multidisciplinary text bringing together the research and practice of deglutition. This book is designed as a diagnostic and therapeutic reference for swallowing clinicians from such diverse backgrounds as gastroenterology, speech language pathology, otolaryngology, rehabilitation medicine, radiology and related fields. Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition covers information on state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic modalities through contributions from 28 innovators and master clinicians for the benefit of patients and providers alike. It concisely organizes the wealth of knowledge into one comprehensive information platform.This book is an essential reference for all deglutologists, clinicians, and researchers in their areas of expertise.
  • From the Publisher: Prepared by the faculty of the National Emergency Airway Management Course, this manual is an expert, practical guide to emergency airway management in any adult or pediatric patient. It offers step-by-step instructions on techniques, drug administration, and prevention and management of complications and includes a complete section on difficult clinical scenarios. The book is packed with easy-to-follow algorithms and diagrams and helpful mnemonics. Each of the Third Edition's chapters includes improved full-color illustrations and updated evidence-based analyses of procedures. A new section geared to the prehospital setting presents current National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians guidelines, including alternative airway devices.
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  • This textbook explores the latest trends in enhanced recovery from colorectal surgery, covering post-surgical fluid management and more, with examples of enhanced recovery pathways and tips on pain control, feeding, mobilisation and criteria for discharge.
  • The Manual of Geriatric Anesthesia is a practical guide for physicians, residents, and students interested in the care of the elderly patient undergoing surgery. Although primarily written for anesthesiologists, other perioperative physicians and nurses will also find the information highly valuable. Highlights of the text include concise and clear discussions of preoperative assessment, anesthetic administration, the immediate postoperative care, as well as the more classic 'geriatric' topics such as the hip fracture patient, cataract surgery, postoperative delirium, dementia, ethics and end of life care. Clinical geriatric principles are woven into the text so that the reader can develop skills in geriatrics and develop a broader understanding of terminology and principles used in geriatric medicine.
  • This book is designed as an easily readable manual that will be of great practical value for radiology and otolaryngology residents during their clinical rotations. Key facts on head and neck imaging are presented in short chapters written in an easily readable style. Line drawings are used to illustrate key concepts, and tables, checklists, and algorithms will enable the readers to arrive at a quick diagnosis. In addition, emphasis is placed on clinical pearls that will assist them in preparing suitable reports. The Manual of Head and Neck Imaging is sized to allow residents to read it completely within a matter of days, and it will also serve as an ideal quick reference guide as different clinical situations arise.
  • Manual of healthcare leadership : 2014, AccessMedicine
    Making the transition to healthcare and physician leadership -- The PACT system for strategic leadership communication -- A healthcare leader's guide to people management -- Dealing with politics, problems, and process -- Practical strategy for planning -- Motivation, communication, and negotiation -- Maximizing team action and individual performance -- Encouraging creativity and innovation -- Education and development strategies -- Applying the C-formula: strategies for staff engagement.
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  • Diagnostic testing -- Blood studies : hematology and coagulation -- Urine studies -- Stool studies -- Cerebrospinal fluid studies -- Chemistry studies -- Microbiologic studies -- Immunodiagnostic studies -- Nuclear medicine studies -- X-ray studies -- Cytologic, histologic, and genetic studies -- Endoscopic studies -- Ultrasound studies -- Pulmonary function, arterial blood gases (ABGs), and electrolyte studies -- Prenatal diagnosis and tests of fetal well-being -- Special diagnostic, special specimen collection, and postmortem studies.
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    Fetal assessment and prenatal diagnosis -- Diabetes mellitus -- Thyroid disorders -- Preeclampsia and related conditions -- Resuscitation in the delivery room -- Birth trauma -- The high-risk newborn: anticipation, evaluation, management, and outcome -- Assessment of the newborn history and physical examination of the newborn -- Care of the well newborn -- Common genetic problems in the newborn -- Multiple births -- Maternal drug abuse, exposure, and withdrawal -- Care of the extremely low birth weight infant -- Developmentally supportive care -- Temperature control -- Follow-up care of very preterm and very low birth weight infants -- Neonatal transport -- Discharge planning -- Decision making and ethical dilemmas -- Management of neonatal end-of-life care and bereavement follow-up -- Nutrition -- Breastfeeding -- Fluid and electrolyte management -- Hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia -- Abnormalities of serum calcium and magnesium -- Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia -- Necrotizing enterocolitis -- Renal conditions -- Mechanical ventilation -- Blood gas and pulmonary function monitoring -- Apnea -- Transient tachypnea of the newborn -- Respiratory distress syndrome -- Bronchopulmonary dysplasia/chronic lung disease -- Meconium aspiration -- Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn -- Pulmonary hemorrhage -- Pulmonary air leak -- Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation -- Shock -- Cardiac disorders -- Blood products used in the newborns -- Bleeding -- Neonatal thrombosis -- Anemia -- Polycythemia -- Neonatal thrombocytopenia -- Viral infections -- Bacterial and fungal infections -- Congenital toxoplasmosis -- Syphilis -- Tuberculosis -- Lyme disease -- Intracranial hemorrhage -- Perinatal asphyxia and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy -- Neonatal seizures -- Neural tube defects -- Orthopaedic problems -- Osteopenia (metabolic bone disease) of prematurity -- Inborn errors of metabolism -- Disorders of sex development -- Surgical emergencies in the newborn -- Skin care -- Retinopathy of prematurity -- Hearing loss in neonatal intensive care unit graduates -- Common neonatal procedures -- Preventing and treating pain and stress among infants in the newborn intensive care unit -- Appendix A: Common neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) medication guidelines -- Appendix B: Effects of maternal drugs on the fetus -- Appendix C: Maternal medications and breastfeeding.
  • Part 1.Lung Development and Maldevelopment --Development of the Respiratory System --Developmental Lung Anomalies --Part 2.Principles of Mechanical Ventilation --Spontaneous Breathing --Pulmonary Gas Exchange --Oxygen Therapy --Oxygen Toxicity --Pulmonary Mechanics --Basic Principles of Mechanical Ventilation --Classification of Mechanical Ventilation Devices --Ventilator Parameters --Respiratory Gas Conditioning and Humidification --Part 3.Procedures and Techniques --Clinical Examination --Neonatal Resuscitation --Laryngoscopy and Endotracheal Intubation --Vascular Access --Tracheostomy --Part 4.Monitoring the Ventilated Patient --Continuous Monitoring Techniques --Pulse Oximetry --Interpretation of Blood Gases --Neonatal Pulmonary Graphics --Radiography --Transillumination --Echocardiography --Bronchoscopy --Part 5.Non-Invasive Ventilatory Techniques --Nasal Cannula Therapy --Continuous Positive Airway Pressure --Non-invasive Ventilation --Part 6.Ventilatory Modes and Modalities --Positive End-Expiratory Pressure --Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation --Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation --Assist/Control Ventilation --Volume-Targeted Ventilation --Pressure Control Ventilation --Pressure Support Ventilation --Proportional Assist Ventilation --Part 7.High-Frequency Ventilation --High-Frequency Ventilation: General Concepts --High-Frequency Jet Ventilation --High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation --Part 8.Commonly Used Neonatal Ventilators --VIP Bird Gold Ventilator --AVEA Ventilator --Bear Cub 750PSV --Newport Wave --Newport e360 --Dräger Babylog VN500 Infant and Pediatric Ventilator --SERVO-i Ventilator and Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA) --SLE5000 and SLE4000 Infant Ventilators --Bunnell Life Pulse High-Frequency Jet Ventilator --Sensormedics 3100A High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilator --Part 9.Adjunctive Therapies --Hemodynamic Support --Nutritional Support of the Ventilated Infant --Surfactant Replacement Therapy --Pharmacologic Agents --Automatic Control of Oxygen Delivery --Sedation and Analgesia --Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy --Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation --Liquid Ventilation for Neonatal Respiratory Failure --Part 10.Management of Common Neonatal Respiratory Diseases --Mechanisms of Respiratory Failure --Tissue Hypoxia --Indications for Mechanical Ventilation --Respiratory Distress Syndrome --Pneumonia --Meconium Aspiration Syndrome --Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn --Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia --Pulmonary Hypoplasia/Agenesis --Apnea Syndromes --Weaning and Extubation --Part 11.Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia --Etiology and Pathogenesis --Management --Long-Term Outcome of Newborns with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia --Part 12.Complications Associated With Mechanical Ventilation --Thoracic Air Leaks --Patent Ductus Arteriosus --Neonatal Pulmonary Hemorrhage --Retinopathy of Prematurity --Neurologic Complications of Mechanical Ventilation --Part 13.Other Considerations --Nursing Care of the Ventilated Infant --Transport of Ventilated Babies --Home Ventilation --Discharge Planning and Follow-Up of the NICU Graduate --Part 14.Ethical and Legal Considerations --Initiation of Life Support at the Border of Viability --Withdrawal of Ventilatory Support --Medical Liability, Documentation, and Risk Management --Part 15.Research and the Literature --Interpreting Medical Literature.
  • The edematous patient : cardiac failure, cirrhosis, and nephrotic syndrome / Robert W. Schrier and David H. Ellison -- The patient with hyponatremia or hypernatremia / Robert W. Schrier and Tomas Berl -- The patient with hypokalemia or hyperkalemia / Catherine L. Kelleher and Stuart L. Linas -- The patient with an acid-base disorder / William D. Kaehny -- The patient with disorders of serum calcium and phosphate / Jeffrey G. Penfield and Robert F. Reilly -- The patient with kidney stones / Amir S.A. Naderi and Robert F. Reilly -- The patient with urinary tract infection / Marilyn E. Levi and L. Barth Reller -- The patient with hematuria, proteinuria, or both, and abnormal findings on urinary microscopy / Sharon G. Adler and Kenneth Fairley -- The patient with glomerulonephritis or vasculitis / Joshua M. Thurman and Alexander Wiseman -- The patient with acute renal failure / Sarah Faubel, Robert E. Cronin, and Charles L. Edelstein -- The patient with chronic kidney disease / Michael Chonchol and David M. Spiegel -- The patient receiving chronic renal replacement with dialysis / David M. Spiegel and Rebecca Moore -- The patient with a kidney transplant / Eric Gibney, Chirag Parikh, and Alkesh Jani -- The patient with kidney disease and hypertension in pregnancy / Phyllis August -- The patient with hypertension / Charles R. Nolan -- Practical guidelines for drug dosing in patients with impaired kidney function / George R. Aronoff and Michael E. Brier.
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    Approach to nutrient deficiency -- Recommendations for healthy young adults -- Recommendations for healthy elderly adults -- Pregnancy and lactation -- Protein and calories: requirements, intake, and assessment -- Vitamins -- Minerals -- Alternative nutritional therapy -- Nutritional support decision making -- Enteral nutritional therapy -- Parenteral nutritional therapy -- Use of diets and dietary components in clinical practice -- Dietary management of diabetes, renal disease, and hyperlipidemia -- Obesity -- Nutritional considerations in chronic wasting diseases (cancer, AIDS).
  • Prenatal care -- Normal labor -- Obstetric anesthesia -- Puerperium -- Contraception, sterilization, and abortion -- Pregnancy loss and spontaneous abortion -- Ectopic pregnancy -- Preterm labor, premature rupture of membranes, and cervical insufficiency -- Third-trimester bleeding -- Abnormal labor -- Preeclampsia -- Cardiovascular disease and chronic hypertension -- Renal complications -- Respiratory complications -- Hepatobiliary complications -- Gastrointestinal complications -- Endocrine disorders: diabetes -- Endocrine disorders: thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and pituitary disease -- Hematologic complications -- Immunologic complications -- Vascular complications -- Thromboembolic disorders -- Infectious complications -- Neurologic complications -- Dermatologic complications -- Substance abuse -- Gynecologic complications -- Surgical problems and trauma -- Genetics, genetic counseling, and genetic risk assessment -- Teratogens and birth defects -- Obstetric ultrasound -- Fetal monitoring and testing -- Fetal growth abnormalities -- Multiple gestations -- Isoimmunization -- Disease of the placenta -- Neonatal resusciatation -- Neonatal complications.
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    Part I. Obstetric care -- Part II. Obstetric complications -- Part III. Maternal complications -- Part IV. Fetal assessment -- Part V. Fetal complications -- Part VI. Neonatal care.
  • Ocular examination techniques and diagnostic tests / Pedram Hamrah and Deborah Pavan-Langston -- Burns and trauma / Deborah Pavan-Langston and Pedram Hamrah -- Eyelids and lacrimal system / Peter A.D. Rubin -- Orbital disorders / Peter A.D. Rubin -- Cornea and external disease / Kathryn Colby and Deborah Pavan-Langston -- Refractive surgery / Dimitri T. Azar -- The crystalline lens and cataract / Dimitri T. Azar and Jose J. de la Cruz Napoli -- Retina and vitreous / Peter Reed Pavan, Andrew Burrows, and Deborah Pavan-Langston -- Uveal tract: iris, ciliary body, and choroid / Deborah Pavan-Langston, Anat Galor, and Victor L. Perez -- Glaucoma / Deborah Pavan-Langston, Stacey C. Brauner, and Cynthia L. Grosskreutz -- Pediatric ophthalmology / Gena Heidary and Melanie Kazlas -- Extraocular muscles, strabismus, and nystagmus / Deborah Pavan-Langston and Nathalie Azar -- Neuro-ophthalmology: visual fields, optic nerve, and pupil / Shirley H. Wray -- Refractive error, clinical optics, and contact lenses / Jill E. Beyer and Deborah Pavan-Langston -- Ocular manifestations of systemic disease / Deborah Pavan-Langston -- Ocular toxicity of systemic drugs / Deborah Pavan-Langston.
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    Classifications of fractures, dislocations, and sports-related injuries -- Musculoskeletal diseases and related terms -- Imaging techniques -- Orthopaedic tests, signs, and maneuvers -- Laboratory evaluations -- Casts, splints, dressings, and traction -- Prosthetics and orthotics -- Anatomy and orthopaedic surgery -- The spine -- The hand and wrist -- The foot and ankle -- Musculoskeletal research.
  • The Diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal trauma / Peter A. Cole -- Complications of musculoskeletal trauma / Andrew H. Schmidt -- Prevention and management of acute musculoskeletal infections / Dean Tsukayama -- Acute nontraumatic joint conditions / Dennis R. Clohisy -- Pediatric orthopaedic conditions / Kevin R. Walker -- Common types of emergency splints / Marc F. Swiontkowski -- Cast and bandaging techniques / Marc F. Swiontkowski -- Orthopaedic unit care / John Stark and Marc F. Swiontkowski -- Traction / Marc F. Swiontkowski -- Operating room equipment and techniques / Marc F. Swiontkowski -- Acute spinal injury / Daryll C. Dykes -- Disorders and diseases of the spine / Ensor E. -- Transfeldt and David Polly -- Fractures of the clavicle / Peter A. Cole -- Sternoclavicular and acromioclavicular joint injuries / Peter A. Cole -- Acute shoulder injuries / Daniel D. Buss -- Nonacute shoulder disorders / Daniel D. Buss -- Fractures of the humerus / Thomas E. Varecka and Marc F. Swiontkowski -- Elbow and forearm injuries / Thomas E. Varecka and Marc F. Swiontkowski -- Acute wrist and hand injuries / Matthew D. Putnam -- Nonacute elbow, wrist and hand conditions / Matthew D. Putnam -- Fractures of the pelvis / Marc F. Swiontkowski and David C. Templeman -- Hip dislocations, femoral head fractures, and acetabular fractures / Marc F. Swiontkowski and David C. Templeman -- Fractures of the femur / Andrew H. Schmidt -- Knee injuries: acute and overuse / Elizabeth A. Arendt -- Fractures of the tibia / Mohit Bhandari and Marc F. Swiontkowsk -- Ankle injuries / Fernando A. Pena -- Fractures and dislocations of the foot / J. Chris Coetzee -- Overuse and miscellaneous conditions of the foot and ankle / J. Chris Coetzee -- Aspiration and injection of upper and lower extremities / Fernando A. Pena.
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  • An ever growing population of patients are affected by cardiac disease. Most of these diseases are chronic in nature and require long term outpatient follow up. Subsequently, outpatient providers are finding themselves responsible for an increasing number of patients with cardiovascular issues. Appropriate diagnosis and management of cardiac disease is essential to providing high quality care in an efficient manner. There is a wide spectrum of providers involved in the care of these patients, many of which are not cardiologists. The Manual of Outpatient Cardiology is written in a practical, didactic format designed to deliver point-of-care information to practitioners of cardiology and assist non-cardiologists with the efficient management of cardiac disease. Highly illustrated with schematics and useful clinical figures, this book is an essential reference to all outpatient cardiology procedures.
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  • This manual is designed to meet the everyday needs of the wide range of medical professionals across the globe who play a role in the treatment of children referred because of renal disease. It is an easy-to-use, portable guide that will assist pediatricians, residents, and trainees in making prompt and appropriate first-level management decisions. It will also prove invaluable for adult nephrologists who are responsible for the care of children in many developing areas of the world, and will serve as a teaching guide for experts when training non-subspecialists. Individual sections are devoted to the evaluation of renal disease; fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders; glomerular diseases; tubular disorders; congenital, inherited, and urological disorders; consequences of renal disease; and miscellaneous topics. The text is in a bulleted format with tables and algorithms wherever possible, making it straightforward and easy to read. An appendix includes further important information such as normal values, drug dosages, dosage adjustment in renal failure, drug nephrotoxicity, and dietary recommendations. The complexities of pediatric nephrology like pathogenesis, intricate physiological aspects, and details of advanced management are deliberately avoided since these issues typically arise during tertiary care at a referral center. If you are searching for a practical, comprehensive guide on pediatric nephrology that will meet the first-line needs of all practitioners, whether in developed or developing countries, this manual will be ideal.
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  • Manual of spine surgery 2012, Springer
    This manual of spine surgery has become necessary as a consequence of the rapid expansion of instrumented spine surgery using different minimally invasive and non-fusion techniques. To do justice to this development, the manual aims to present the different techniques to spinal surgeons (orthopaedic and neurosurgeons) in a clear and instructive way using detailed illustrations. The description of different open, less invasive or minimally invasive techniques will provide the spinal surgeon with useful guidelines for their use. The success of any spinal operation depends on good definition of the indications, consideration of the contraindications, technical and organisational factors, good operating technique and correct preoperative preparation and positioning of the patient. These points are presented in this book as clearly as possible and are illustrated with detailed high quality artwork.
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    The morphology and development of the atrial chambers, with particular regard to atrial fibrillation -- Pathophysiology of atrial fibrillation -- Genetics of atrial fibrillation -- Pharmacological management of atrial fibrillation -- Electrophysiological basis of atrial fibrillation -- Pulmonary and thoracic vein sources: the focal theory of atrial fibrillation -- Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation: a retrospection -- The maze procedure: past, present, and future -- The radial procedure for atrial fibrillation: theoretical basis and clinical application -- The mini-maze operation -- Alternative energy sources for the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation -- Radiofrequency modified maze surgery for chronic atrial fibrillation and concomitant cardiac surgery: Zwolle experience -- Bipolar radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation -- Surgical ablation therapy using microwave energy: endo- and epicardial approach -- Epicardial ablation in the treatment of atrial fibrillation -- Surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation: the Japanese experience -- Minimally invasive surgical approach to treat atrial fibrillation -- Percutaneous treatment of atrial fibrillation -- Surgical ablation of arrhythmias associated with congenital cardiopathies -- Perioperative complications during surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation: tips and pitfalls.
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  • "Vitamin A plays a key role among the vitamins essential for healthy growth and development. Vitamin A deficiency disorders (VADD) are therefore an important part of general malnutrition that in the majority of cases leads to failure to thrive and underweight. Moreover, apart from adverse effects on health and survival in general, VADD can also lead to blindness, called xerophthalmia, and are also frequently accompanied by various infections. Last but not least, it has become evident that even mild degrees of VAD (and all other forms of nutritional deficiencies) have important adverse implications for health and are thus much more widespread than previously assumed. This publication systematically covers detailed and up-to-date information on every relevant aspect of VADD, with particular emphasis on providing an outline of their setting, nature, and significance. In addition to cutting-edge scientific information, the latest available data on the global occurrence of VAD from the World Health Organization is also included."--Publisher website.
  • MAP kinase signaling protocols 2004, Springer Protocols
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    The MAP kinase signaling cascades : A system of hundreds of components regulates a diverse array of physiological functions -- Determination of ERK activity: Anti-phospho-ERK antibodies and in vitro phosphorylation -- Activation of SAPK/JNKs in vitro -- Activation of p38 and determination of its activity -- Activity assays for extracellular signal-regulated kinase 5 -- Use of inhibitors in the study of MAP kinases -- MAP kinase activation by receptor tyrosine kinases : in control of cell migration -- Activation of ras and rho GTPases and MAP kinases by G-protein-coupled receptors -- Regulation of MAP kinase signaling by calcium -- Identification of novel substrates of MAP kinase cascades using bioengineered kinases that uniquely utilize analogs of ATP to phosphorylate substrates -- ERK-MAP kinase signaling in the cytoplasm -- Lentiviral vectors to study the differential function of ERK1 and ERK2 MAP kinases -- Structural studies of MAP kinase cascade components -- Analysis of MAP kinases by hydrogen exchange mass spectrometry -- A "Molecular evolution" approach for isolation of intrinsically active (MEK-independent) MAP kinases -- Reconstitution of the nuclear transport of the MAP kinase ERK2 -- Localization and trafficking of fluorescently tagged ERK1 and ERK2 -- Studying the regulation of MAP kinase by MAP kinase phosphatases in vitro and in cell systems -- Proteomic analysis of scaffold proteins in the ERK cascade -- Analysis of ERKs' dimerization by electrophoresis -- MAP kinase: SUMO pathway interactions -- Computational modelling of kinase signalling cascades -- Analysis of mitogen-activated protein kinase activity in yeast -- Detection of RTK pathway activation in drosophila using anti-dpERK immunofluorescence staining -- Studying MAP kinase pathways during early development of xenopus laevis -- Deciphering signaling pathways in vivo : The ras/raf/MEK/ERK cascade -- Mutational and functional analysis in human ras/MAP kinase genetic syndromes -- Implication of the ERK pathway on the post-transcriptional regulation of VEGF mRNA stability -- Studies on MAP kinase signaling in the immune system -- Methods to study MAP kinase signalling in the central nervous system -- MAP kinase regulation of the mitotic spindle checkpoint -- Using high-content microscopy to study gonadotrophin-releasing hormone regulation of ERK.
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  • Marginal donors 2014, Springer
    In response to persistent donor organ shortages, organs from marginal donors, such as expanded criteria donors (ECD) and donation after cardiac death (DCD) donors, are now accepted and have been successfully transplanted, reducing the waiting times for transplantation. Especially in Japan, transplantation of DCD kidneys has a relatively long history because of the difficulty or lack of national consensus in accepting brain death, which has made it possible to accumulate considerable clinical experience. Thus, the current organ shortage has stimulated interest in the use of marginal donors for transplantation. This book, prepared by distinguished authorities in their fields, is intended for clinicians and researchers. It highlights the use of marginal donors as a comparatively novel source of transplantation organs and provides a thorough overview of marginal donors from their historical origins to recent clinical applications, including the state-of-the-art science of organ/donor management, procurement, and preservation. Also provided is valuable information on ABO-incompatible donors which extend the availability of donor sources. Each chapter offers an individual analysis of the optimal requirements for the safe management and preservation of organs, including the heart, lung, liver, kidney, pancreas, and pancreatic islets.
  • Marijuana and cannabinoid research 2005, Springer Protocols
  • Cannabis and natural cannabis medicines / Robert C. Clarke and David P. Watson -- Chemistry and analysis of phytocannabinoids and other cannabis constituents / Rudolf Brenneisen -- Chemical fingerprinting of cannabis as a means of source identification / Mahmoud A. ElSohly, Donald F. Stanford, and Timothy P. Murphy -- Marijuana smoke condensate: chemistry and pharmacology / Hala N. ElSohly and Mahmoud A. ElSohly -- Pharmacology of cannabinoids / Lionel P. Raymon and H. Chip Walls -- The endocannabinoid system and the therapeutic potential of cannabinoids / Billy R. Martin -- Immunoassays for the detection of cannabis abuse: technologies, development strategies, and multilevel applications / Jane S-C. Tsai -- Mass spectrometric methods for determination of cannabinoid physiological specimens / Rodger L. Foltz -- Human cannabinoid pharmacokinetics and interpretation of cannabinoid concentrations in biological fluids and tissues / Marilyn A. Huestis and Michael L. Smith -- Medical and health consequences of marijuana / Jag H. Khalsa -- Effects of marijuana on the lung and immune defenses / Donald P. Tashkin and Michael D. Roth -- Marijuana and driving impairment / Barry K. Logan -- Postmortem considerations / Steven B. Karch -- Cannabinoid effects on biopsychological, neuropsychiatric and neurological processes / Richard E. Musty.
  • Marine microbiology 2001, ScienceDirect
  • Marine fisheries by-products as potential nutraceuticals: an overview / Se-Kwon Kim, Eresha Mendis, and Fereidoon Shahidi -- Omega-3 oils: sources, applications, and health effects / Fereidoon Shahidi -- Omega-3s and their impact on brain health / Genevieve Young and Julie Conquer -- Omega-3 fatty acids in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases through anti-inflammation and neuroprotection: a review of studies in animal models / Cai Song -- Microencapsulation of marine lipids as a vehicle for functional food delivery / Yulai Jin ... [et al.] -- Chitin and chitosan / Rosalee S. Rasmussen and Michael T. Morrissey -- Production of bioactive chitosan oligosaccharides and their potential use as nutraceuticals / Se-Kwon Kim, Niranjan Rajapakse, and Fereidoon Shahidi -- Glucosamine production and health benefits / Jaroslav A. Kralovec and Colin J. Barrow -- Functional and bioactive peptides from hydrolyzed aquatic food proteins / Hordur G. Kristinsson -- Marine-derived protein hydrolysates, their biological activities and potential as functional food ingredients: ace-inhibitory peptides derived from bonito / Hiroyuki Fujita and Masashi Yoshikawa -- Marine algal constituents / Yvonne V. Yuan -- Beneficial health effects of seaweed carotenoid, fucoxanthin / Kazuo Miyashita and Masashi Hosokawa -- The production and health benefits of astaxanthin / Miguel Olaizola -- Marine algae and polysaccharides with therapeutic applications / J. Helen Fitton, Mohammad R. Irhimeh, and Jane Teas -- Nutraceuticals and functional foods from marine microbes: an introduction to a diverse group of natural products isolated from marine macroalgae, microalgae, bacteria, fungi, and cyanobacteria / Adam M. Burja and Helia Radianingtyas -- Shark cartilage: potential for therapeutic application for cancer--review article / Kenji Sato ... [et al.] -- Calcium from fish bone and other marine resources / Won-Kyo Jung, Fereidoon Shahidi, and Se-Kwon Kim -- Immunoenhancing preparations of marine origin / Jaroslav A. Kralovec and Colin J. Barrow.
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    Emerging threats to the public's health: the need for social change -- Marketing social change-a challenge for the public health practitioner -- Marketing social change-an opportunity for the public health practitioner -- Emerging threats to the survival of public health -- Marketing public health-a challenge for the public health practitioner -- Marketing public health: an opportunity for the public health practitioner -- Urunana: radio health communication: a case study from Rwanda -- Marketing public health as an institution: a case study -- Applying marketing principles to public health -- The planning process -- Formative research -- Framing and delivering the message: crafting communication strategies --Translating strategy into tactics -- Working with partners, allies, coalitions, and intermediaries -- Promotional materials and activities -- Monitoring and refining implementation: process evaluation tools -- Outcome evaluation issues and designs --Overview of common theories and marketing research methods.
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    "A history of botanical remedies, hypnotic suggestion, water cures, and other alternative medicine in nineteenth-century America"--Dust jacket.
  • "One of the strengths of Marriott's Practical Electrocardiography through its more than 50-year history has been its lucid foundation for understanding the basis for ECG interpretation. Again, in this revision, we have attempted to retain the best of the Marriott tradition--emphasis on the concepts required for everyday ECG interpretation and the simplicities, rather than complexities, of the ECG recordings. During preparation of the 9th and 10th editions, Tobin Lim coauthored many of the 11th edition chapters and served as the primary developer of the digital content associated with that edition. Tobin Lim's input continues into this 12th edition, and David Strauss has led even further into the electronic-based interactive learning experiences. More than 30 of the figures that evolved through previous editions have now been converted through the creative expertise of Mark Flanders into animated movies accessed via QR codes imbedded in the book. David has also collaborated with electrocardiographic educators who are especially skilled in e-based education to add interactive video content to many of the 12th edition chapters. Each of the now 24 chapters is divided (as indicated in the table of contents) into discrete, compact "learning units." Each learning unit begins on a new page to provide blank space for the reader's notes. The purpose of the learning units is to make this book easier to use by allowing the reader to be selective regarding the material to be considered at a particular time. Because the modern student of electrocardiography is primarily oriented to a visual perspective, we have typically begun each page with an illustration"--Provided by publisher.
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  • Evaluting efficacy of barrier creams: in vitro and in vivo models -- Light-induced dermal toxicity: effects on cellular and molecular levels -- Failure of standard test batteries for detection of genotoxic activity of some chemicals used in dermatological and cosmetic products -- Exogenous ochronosis: update -- Diagnostic patch test: science and art -- Irritant and allergic contact dermatitis treatment -- Factors affecting children's susceptibility to chemicals -- Utilization of irritation data in local lymph node assay -- Air bag injuries -- Cigarette smoking and skin -- Chemical analysis of tattoo pigments cleaved by laser light -- Dermatotoxicology of specialized epithelia: adapting cutaneous test methods to assess topical effects on vulva -- Anti-irritants: myth or reality? overview -- Evaluating mechanical and chemical irritation using the behind-the-knee tests: review -- Need for more sensitive tools as we reach limits of our ability to detect differences in skin effects from mild products -- Drug patch testing in systemic cutaneous drug allergy -- Hormesis and dermatology -- Diagnosis of drug hypersensitivity in vitro -- Immunologic patterns in allergic and irritant contact dermatitis: similarities -- Water decontamination of chemical skin and eye splashes: critical review -- Chemical substances and contact allergy: 244 substances ranked according to allergenic potency -- Use of modified forearm controlled application test to evaluate skin irritation of lotion formulations -- Hair in toxicology -- Popliteal lymph node assay -- Pigmentation changes resulting from arsenic exposure -- Textiles and human skin, microclimate, cutaneous reactions: overview -- In vivo human transfer of topical bioactive drugs among individuals: estradiol -- Is there evidence that geraniol causes allergic contact dermatitis? -- Operational definition of a causative contact allergen-study with six fragrance allergens -- Sodium lauryl sulfate-induced irritation in human faces: regional- and age-related differences -- Classification of irritant contact dermatitis -- In vitro skin irritation testing on SkinEthic[tm]-reconstituted human epidermis: reproducibility for fifty chemicals tested with two protocols -- Identifying source of textile-dye allergic contact dermatitis: guidelines -- Functional map and age-related differences in human faces: nonimmunologic contact urticaria induced by hexyl nicotinate -- Is contact allergy lifelong in humans? an overview of patch-test follow-ups -- Irritants in combination with synergistic or additive effect on skin response overview of tandem irritation studies -- Allergic contact dermatitis from iodine preparations: a conundrum? -- Human skin buffering capacity: oveview.Pesticide percutaneous absorption and decontamination -- Tape stripping method versus stratum corneum -- Parameters influencing stratum corneum removal by tape stripping -- Quantification of stratum corneum removed by tape stripping -- Isolated perfused porcine skin flap -- Physiologically based pharmacokinetic modeling -- Methods for in vitro skin metabolism studies -- Predicitive toxicology methods for transdermal delivery systems -- Animal, human, and in vitro test methods for predicting skin irritation -- Kawaki method for testing irritation -- Analysis of structural change in intercellular lipids of humam stratum corneum induced by surfactants: electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) study -- Water and saline compresses in treatment of irritant contact dermatitis: literature review -- Reaction of skin blood vessels to successive insults on normal and irritated human skin -- Specificity of retinoid-induced irritation and its role in clinical efficacy -- Topical corticosteroids in the treatment of irritant dermatitis: do they work? -- Tests for sensitive skin -- Test methods for allergic contact dermatitis in animals -- Test methods for allergic contact dermatitis in humans -- Allergic contact dermatitis: elicitation thresholds of potent allergens in humans -- Allergic contact dermatitis to topical anesthetics: a cross-sensitization phenomenon -- Contact urticaria and anaphylaxis to chlorhexidine: overview -- Immunoadjuvants in prospective testing for contact allergens -- Local lymph node assay -- Iontophresis in humans: regional variations in skin barrier function and cutaneous irritation -- Contact urticaria and contact urticaria syndrome (immediate contact reactions) -- In vitro approaches to assessment of skin irritation and phototoxicity of topically applied materials -- Photoirritation (phototoxicity) testing in humans -- Measuring and quantifying ultraviolet radiation exposures -- Determination of subclinical changes of barrier function -- Assessing validity of alternative methods for toxicity testing: role and activities of ECVAM -- Animal models of contact urticaria -- Diagnostic tests in dermatology: patch and photopatch testing and contact urticaria -- Cosmetic reactions -- Decreasing allergic contact dermatitis frequency through dermatotoxicologic- and epidemiologic-based intervention? -- Cutaneous corticosteroid-induced glaucoma --Pharmacogenetics and dermatology -- Ethnic differences in skin properties: objective data -- Occlusion and barrier function -- Anatomical factors affecting barrier function -- Percutaneous penetration enhancers: overview -- Percutaneous absorption of complex chemical mixtures -- Percutaneous absorption: short-term exposure, lag time, multiple exposures, model variations, and absorption from clothing -- Percutaneous absorption: 7 roles of lipids -- Chemical partitioning into powdered human stratum corneum: a useful in vitro model for studying interactions of chemicals and human skin -- Sensitive skin -- Transdermal drug delivery system: an overview -- Transdermal drug delivery system: an overview -- Iontophoresis: from historical perspective to its place in modern medicine -- Irritant dermatitis: clinical heterogeneity and contributing factors -- Systemic contact dermatitis -- Allergic contact dermatitis -- Mechanisms in irritant and allergic contact dermatitis -- Occupational allergic contact dermatitis: rational work-up -- Systemic toxicity -- Concepts in molecular dermatotoxicology -- Molecular basis of allergic contact dermatitis -- Photoirritation (phototoxicity, phototoxic dermatitis) -- Permeability of skin to metal compounds, with focus on nickel and copper -- Chemically induced scleroderma -- Chemical agents that cause depigmentation -- Carcinogenesis: current trends in skin cancer research -- Retinoids and mechanisms of their toxicity -- Mechanisms in cutaneous drug hypersensitivity reactions -- Drug-induced ocular phototoxicity -- Water: is it an irritant? 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  • Cancer symptoms and side effects of treatment -- Cancer pain -- Cancer-related fatigue -- Palliative care: end-of-life symptoms -- Supportive care in elderly cancer patients -- Supportive care in pediatric oncology -- Quality-of-life assessment: the challenge of incorporating quality-of-life and patient-reported outcomes into investigative trials and clinical practice -- Cardiac toxicities of cancer therapies: challenges for patients and survivors of cancer -- Malignant pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade (cardiac and pericardial symptoms) -- The vena cava syndrome -- Pulmonary toxicity of therapy -- Management of respiratory symptoms in people with cancer -- Endocrine and metabolic symptoms of cancer and its treatment -- Sexual problems in patients with cancer -- Sterility, infertility, and teratogenicity -- Menopause symptoms -- Preserving cardiac health in the breast cancer patient treated with anthracyclines -- Thrombosis and bleeding in cancer patients -- Lymphedema care -- Infections and cancer --Cancer cachexia and anorexia -- Xerostomia and dental problems in the head and neck radiation patient -- Dysphagia, reflux, and hiccups -- Nausea and vomiting -- Mucositis (oral and gastrointestinal) -- Diarrhea, constipation, and obstruction in cancer management -- Ascites -- Hepatotoxicity and hepatic dysfunction -- Urological symptoms and side effects of treatment -- Gynecological symptoms -- Central nervous system symptoms: headache, seizures, encephalopathy, and memory impairment -- Neuromuscular disease and spinal cord compression -- Eye symptoms and toxicities of systemic chemotherapy -- Extravasation -- Dermatologic toxicities -- Chemotherapy-induced alopecia: overview and methodology for characterizing hair changes and regrowth -- Rehabilitation in cancer -- Oral health and survivorship: late effects of cancer and cancer therapy -- Survivorship: psychosocial, physical issues, and insomnia -- Spiritual issues in supportive cancer care.
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  • Mass spectrometry imaging 2010, Springer Protocols
    Imaging mass spectrometry : viewing the future / Sarah A. Schwartz and Richard M. Caprioli -- A mass spectrometry primer for mass spectrometry imaging / Stanislav S. Rubakhin and Jonathan V. Sweedler -- Imaging of metals, metalloids, and non-metals by laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) in biological tissues / J. Sabine Becker and J. Susanne Becker -- Lipid detection, identification, and imaging single cells with SIMS / Michael L. Heien ... [et al.] -- The application and potential of ion mobility mass spectrometry in imaging MS with a focus on lipids / Amina S. Woods and Shelley N. Jackson -- Quantitative imaging of chemical composition in single cells by secondary ion mass spectrometry : cisplatin affects calcium stores in renal epithelial cells / Subhash Chandra -- Imaging MALDI mass spectrometry of sphingolipids using an oscillating capillary nebulizer matrix application system / Yanfeng Chen ... [et al.] -- Mapping pharmaceuticals in rat brain sections using MALDI imaging mass spectrometry / Yunsheng Hsieh, Fangbiao Li, and Walter A. Korfmacher -- Laser ablation electrospray ionization for atmospheric pressure molecular imaging mass spectrometry / Peter Nemes and Akos Vertes -- Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization and nanoparticle-based imaging mass spectrometry for small metabolites : a practical protocol / Yuki Sugiura and Mitsutoshi Setou -- Cellular imaging using matrix-enhanced and metal-assisted SIMS / A.F. Maarten Altelaar and Sander R. Piersma -- Tandem mass spectrometric methods for phospholipid analysis from brain tissue / Timothy J. Garrett and Richard A. Yost -- Chemical imaging with desorption electrospray ionization mass spectrometry / Vilmos Kertesz and Gary J. Van Berkel -- Mass spectrometry imaging of small molecules using matrix-enhanced surface-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry (ME-SALDI-MS) / Qiang Liu, Yongsheng Xiao, and Lin He -- Preparation of single cells for imaging mass spectrometry / Elena S.F. Berman, Susan L. Fortson, and Kristen S. Kulp -- Applying imaging ToF-SIMS and PCA in differentiation of tissue types / Ligang Wu, James S. Felton, and Kuang Jen J. Wu -- Direct molecular analysis of whole-body animal tissue sections by MALDI imaging mass spectrometry / Michelle L. Reyzer ... [et al.] -- MALDI direct analysis and imaging of frozen versus FFPE tissues : what strategy for which sample? / Maxence Wisztorski ... [et al.] -- On tissue protein identification improvement by N-terminal peptide derivatization / Julien Franck ... [et al.] -- Specific MALDI-MSI : TAG-MASS / Jonathan Stauber ... [et al.] -- Structurally selective imaging mass spectrometry by imaging ion mobility-mass spectrometry / John A. McLean, Larissa S. Fenn, and Jeffrey R. Enders -- Tutorial : multivariate statistical treatment of imaging data for clinical biomarker discovery / Sören-Oliver Deininger, Michael Becker, and Detlev Suckau -- Applications of MALDI-MSI to pharmaceutical research / Brendan Prideaux, Dieter Staab, and Markus Stoeckli -- Tissue preparation for the in situ MALDI MS imaging of proteins, lipids, and small molecules at cellular resolution / Nathalie Y.R. Agar ... [et al.] -- Imaging of similar mass neuropeptides in neuronal tissue by enhanced resolution MALDI MS with an ion trap-Orbitrap hybrid instrument / Peter D.E.M. Verhaert ... [et al.] -- Mass spectrometric imaging of neuropeptides in decapod crustacean neuronal tissues / Ruibing Chen ... [et al.] -- Mass spectrometry imaging using the stretched sample approach / Tyler A. Zimmerman, Stanislav S. Rubakhin, and Jonathan V. Sweedler.
  • Generation and analysis of multidimensional protein identification technology datasets /Selene K. Swanson, Laurence Florens, and Michael P. Washburn --Quantitative peptide and protein profiling by mass spectrometry /Alexander Schmidt, Birgit Bisle, and Thomas Kislinger --Label-free relative quantitation of prokaryotic proteomes using the accurate mass and time tag approach /Kim K. Hixson --Classical proteomics: two-dimensional electrophoresis/MALDI mass spectrometry /Ursula Zimny-Arndt ... [et al.] --The use of difference in-gel electrophoresis for quantitation of protein expression /Rajat Sapra --Liquid-chromatography-mass spectrometry of thylakoid membrane proteins /Christian G. Huber ... [et al.] --High accuracy mass spectrometry in large-scale analysis of protein phosphorylation /Jesper V. Olsen and Boris Macek --Manual validation of peptide sequence and sites of tyrosine phosphorylation from MS/MS spectra /Amy M. Nichols and Forest M. White --Assigning glycosylation sites and microheterogeneities in glycoproteins by liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry / Yehia Mechref, Milan Madera, and Milos V. Novotny --Structure analysis of N -glycoproteins /Stefanie Henning, Jasna Peter-Katalinicʹ, and Gottfried Pohlentz --Capillary zone electrophoresis-mass spectrometry for the characterization of isoforms of intact glycoproteins /Christian Neusüss, and Matthias Pelzing --Top-down proteomics on a high-field fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometer /Séverine A. Ouvry-Patat ... [et al.] --Capillary isoelectric focusing/reversed phase liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry /Cheng S. Lee and Brian M. Balgley --Integrating accelerated tryptic digestion into proteomics workflows /Gordon W. Slysz and David C. Schriemer --Hydrogen/deuterium exchange mass spectrometry /Xuguang Yan and Claudia S. Maier --Mass spectrometry detection and characterization of noncovalent protein complexes /Sheng Yin and Joseph A. Loos --Chemical cross-linking for protein-protein interaction studies /Xiaoting Tang and James E. Bruce --Tissue analysis with high-resolution imaging mass spectrometry /A.F. Maarten Altelaar and Ron M.A. Heeren --Proteomic global profiling for cancer biomarker discovery /Vitor Faca, Hong Wang, and Samir Hanash --Analysis of protein glycosylation and phosphorylation using liquid phase separation, protein microarray technology, and mass spectrometry /Jia Zhao ... [et al.] --Transthyretin mass determination for detection of transthyretin familial amyloid /John F. O'Brien and H. Robert Bergen III --Characterization of microorganisms by MALDI mass spectrometry /Catherine E. Petersen, Nancy B. Valentine, and Karen L. Wahl --Mass spectrometric characterization of neuropeptides /Stephanie S. DeKeyser, James A. Dowell, and Lingjun Li --Peptide and protein ion/ion reactions in electrodynamic ion traps: tools and methods /Scott A. McLuckey --Electron capture dissociation LC/MS/MS for bottom-up proteomics /Roman A. Zubarev --Two-dimensional ion mobility analyses of proteins and peptides /Alexandre A. Shvartsburg, Keqi Tang, and Richard D. Smith --Proteomics for validation of automated gene model predictions /Kemin Zhou ... [et al.] --Support vector machines for improved peptide identification from tandem mass spectrometry database search /Bobbie-Jo M. Webb-Robertson.
  • Molecular weight determination of peptides and proteins by ESI and MALDI / Kerstin Strupat -- Batch introduction techniques / Connie R. Jiménez -- In-solution digestion of proteins for mass spectrometry / Katalin F. Medzihradszky -- Identification of phosphorylation sites using microimmobilized metal affinity chromatography / Garry L. Corthals, Reudi Aebersold, and David R. Goodlett -- Mapping posttranslational modifications of proteins by MS-based selective detection : application to phosphoproteomics / Steven A. Carr, Roland S. Annan, and Michael J. Huddleston -- Characterization of protein N-glycosylation / Katalin F. Medzihradszky -- Methods in enzymology : O-glycosylation of proteins / Jasna Peter-Katalinić -- Analysis of glycosylphosphatidylinositol protein anchors : the prion protein / Michael A. Baldwin -- Comprehensive mass spectrometric analysis of the 20S proteasome complex / Lan Huang and A.L. Burlingame -- The analysis of multiprotein complexes : the yeast and the human spliceosome as case studies / Gitte Neubauer -- The use of mass spectrometry to identify antigens from proteasome processing / Odile Burlet-Schiltz ... [et al.] -- Glycosphingolipid structural analysis and glycosphingolipidomics / Steven B. Levery -- Mapping bacterial glycolipid complexity using capillary electrophoresis and electrospray mass spectrometry / J. Li ... [et al.]
  • Mass vaccination 2006, Springer
    Mass Vaccination: When and Why / D. L. Heymann and R. B. Aylward -- Mass Vaccination and Surveillance/Containment in the Eradication of Smallpox / J. M. Lane -- Mass Immunization Programs: Principles and Standards / J. D. Grabenstein and R. L. Nevin -- Immunization Campaigns in the UK / K. Noakes and D. Salisbury -- Diphtheria / C. R. Vitek -- Universal Mass Vaccination against Hepatitis A / F. E. André -- Mass Vaccination against Hepatitis B: the French Example / F. Denis and D. Levy-Bruhl -- Mass Vaccination for Annual and Pandemic Influenza / B. Schwartz and P. Wortley -- Is Global Measles Eradication Feasible? / C. A. de Quadros -- Measles Aerosol Vaccination / J. L. Valdespino-Gómez, M de Lourdes Garcia-Garcia, J. Fernandez-de-Castro, A. M. Henao-Restrepo, J. Bennett, and J. Sepulveda-Amor -- Mass Vaccination Campaigns for Polio Eradication: an Essential Strategy for Success / R. W. Sutter and C. Maher -- Rubella Mass Campaigns / S. Reef -- Mass Vaccination to Control Epidemic and Endemic Typhoid Fever / M. M. Levine -- Mass Vaccination: Solutions in the Skin / G. M. Glenn and R. T. Kenney.
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  • Neurophysiologic basis of pain /Gary Jay Brenner --Pain mechanisms and their importance in clinical practice and research /Isabelle Decosterd and Clifford J. Woolf --The placebo effect /Eija Kalso --The history and clinical examination /Jan Slezak and Asteghik Hacobian --Diagnostic imaging and pain management /Onassis A. Caneris --Assessment of pain /Alyssa A. LeBel --Neurophysiologic testing in pain management /Annabel D. Edwards and Lisa S. Krivickas --Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs /Jane C. Ballantyne and Steven A. Barna --Opioids /Jeffrey Uppington --Adjuvant treatments /Karla Hayes --Psychopharmacology for the pain specialist /Daniel M. Rockers and Karla Hayes --Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in pain management /Milan P. Stojanovic --Neuromodulation techniques for the treatment of pain /Milan P. Stojanovic --Neurosurgical pain management /Ramin Amirnovin, G. Rees Cosgrove, and Emad N. Eskandar --Psychological assessment and behavioral treatment of chronic pain /Ronald J. Kulich and Lainie Andrew --Physical therapy /Theresa H. Michel and Harriët Wittink --Physiatric treatment of pain /Joseph F. Audette and Allison Bailey --Acupuncture /Jasmin M. Field, Lucy L. Chen, and May C.M. Pian-Smith --Chronic pain rehabilitation /Elizabeth Loder and Patricia W. McAlary --Radiotherapy and radiopharmaceuticals for cancer pain /Thomas F. DeLaney --Postoperative pain in adults /Jane C. Ballantyne and Elizabeth Ryder --Postoperative pain in children /Lucy L. Chen and Jane C. Ballantyne --Pain in burn patients /Salahadin Abdi and Bucknam McPeek --Pain management in sickle cell disease /Jatinder Gill --Neuropathic pain syndromes /Dennis Dey and Anne Louise Oaklander --Complex regional pain syndrome /Eugenia-Daniela Hord --Low back pain /James P. Rathmell ... [et al.] --Headache /Fred Michael Cutrer and David F. Black --Orofacial pain /Alexandre F.M. DeSilva and Martin Andrew Acquadro --Opioids in chronic nonterminal pain /Jane C. Ballantyne --Pain in Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome /S. Jane Marshall, Sarah Cox, and Andrew S.C. Rice --Pain in adults with cancer /Eugenia-Daniela Hord, Jeffrey A. Norton, and Annabel D. Edwards --Control of pain in children with chronic and terminal disease /Alyssa A. LeBel --Palliative medicine /Constance M. Dahlin, Andrew Tyler Putnam, and J. Andrew Billings --Long-term opioid therapy, drug abuse, and addiction /Barth L. Wilsey and Scott Fishman --Pain and affective disorders /Daniel M. Rockers and Scott Fishman --Emergencies in the pain clinic /Asteghik Hacobian and Milan P. Stojanovic --Appendices.
  • Long considered important for professionals working with minority and under-represented populations, cross-cultural competency has become a requisite for all health care providers. As society in the US increasingly diversifies, there is a crucial need to prepare health care professionals to effectively treat this changing population. The Massachusetts General Hospital Textbook on Diversity and Cultural Sensitivity in Mental Health addresses the importance and relevance of cultural sensitivity in US mental health. Prominent researchers and clinicians examine the cultural and cross-cultural mental health issues of Native American, Latino, Asian, African American, Middle Eastern, Refugee and LGBQT communities. The discussion includes understanding the complexities in making mental health diagnoses and the various meanings it has for the socio-cultural group described, as well as biopsychosocial treatment options and challenges. In understanding the specific populations, the analysis delves into overarching concepts that may apply to specific populations and to those at the intersection of multiple cultures. An invaluable resource for mental health professionals, including clinicians, researchers, educators, leaders and advocates in the United States, The Massachusetts General Hospital Textbook on Diversity and Cultural Sensitivity in Mental Health provides the necessary understanding and insights for research and clinical practice in specific cultural and multicultural groups.
  • Massage. 2. Aufl. 2006, Springer
  • Adolescent preventive services -- The adolescent patient interview -- Tanner staging -- Normal adolescent development -- Male genitourinary exam -- The pelvic exam and pap smear -- Adolescent dermatology -- Obesity -- Adolescent nutrition, IBD, IBS -- Sports injuries in the adolescent -- Cardiac issues in adolescence -- Menstrual irregularities: amenorrhea -- Menstrual irregularities: abnormal vaginal bleeding -- Basics of hormonal contraception -- Adolescent pregnancy -- Polycystic ovary syndrome -- Sexually transmitted infections in adolescents -- Delayed puberty, short stature, and tall stature -- Adolescent substance abuse -- Adolescent mental health disorders -- Eating disorders -- Adolescent relationship violence in clinical settings: challenges for identification and intervention -- Bullying -- Transition of care -- Erratum to: male genitourinary exam.
  • TheMassGeneral Hospital for Children Handbook of Pediatric Global Health is a concise resource for the ever-increasing number of health professionals involved in global health, many of whom spend a few weeks to months or even years providing medical care in resource-poor countries. This Handbook provides practical, evidence-based, hands-on guidance for managing and preventing childhood illnesses when resources are limited in low- and middle-income countries. It also offers a setting-specific understanding and management approaches to the major causes of childhood mortality, including pneumonia, diarrhea, birth asphyxia, complications of preterm birth, and neonatal sepsis. The Handbook providesan overview of childhood mortality, health systems, and the various stakeholders that play a role in the global health arena, and also contains chapters focusing on adolescents who are increasingly recognized as a unique population in whom interventions can go a long way in bothconsolidatingthe gains made in childhood and preventing adult disease. Finally, key topics in non-communicable diseases are covered, including trauma and injuries, pediatric mental health, child and adolescent rights, and oral health. Not meant solely for pediatricians, the Handbookis designed for generalists, specialists, doctors, nurses, other health care workers, and those in training. An indispensable reference for health professionals overseas, theHandbookwill also be a useful addition and resource for academic centers and universities in industrialized nations that are creating courses for trainees who will do clinical electives abroad during their training. .
  • Mast cell biology 2011, Springer
    Mast cell biology : introduction and overview / Alasdair M. Gilfillan, Sarah J. Austin, and Dean D. Metcalfe -- Mast cell progenitor trafficking and maturation / Jenny Hallgren and Michael F. Gurish -- Monomeric IgE and mast cell development, survival, and function / Jun-ichi Kashiwakura, Iris M. Otani, and Toshiaki Kawakami -- Mast cell apoptosis and survival / Maria Ekoff and Gunnar Nilsson -- Regulators of Ca2+ signaling in mast cells: Potential targets for treatment of mast cell-related diseases / Hong-Tao Ma and Michael A. Beaven -- Spatio-temporal signaling in mast cells / Bridget S. Wilson, Janet M. Oliver, and Diane S. Lidke -- The mechanisms of exocytosis in mast cells / Ulrich Blank -- An emerging role for the lipid mediator sphingosine-1-phosphate in mast cell effector function and allergic disease / Ana Olivera and Juan Rivera -- Down-regulation of mast cell responses through itim containing inhibitory receptors / Laila Karra and Francesca Levi-Schaffer -- The mast cell in innate and adaptive immunity / Christopher P. Shelburne and Soman N. Abraham -- Mast cells and immunoregulation/immunomodulation / Mindy Tsai, Michele Grimbaldeston, and Stephen J. Galli -- Mast cell proteases as protective and inflammatory mediators / George H. Caughey -- Mast cells in lung inflammation / Elena P. Moiseeva and Peter Bradding -- Mast cells, angiogenesis, and cancer / Domenico Ribatti and Enrico Crivellato.
  • Mast cells 2005, Springer Protocols
    Paul Ehrlich's "Mastzellen"--from aniline dyes to DNA chip arrays : a historical review of developments in mast cell research / Harsha Vyas and Guha Krishnaswamy -- The human mast cell : an overview / Guha Krishnaswamy, Omar Ajitawi, and David S. Chi -- Mast cells in allergy and autoimmunity : implications for adaptive immunity / Gregory D. Gregory and Melissa A. Brown -- Analysis of MCT and MCTC mast cells in tissue / Lawrence B. Schwartz -- Mast cell ultrastructure and staining in tissue / Shruti A. Shukla ... [et al.] -- Expression of cell surface antigens on mast cells : mast cell phenotyping / Alexander W. Hauswirth ... [et al.] -- Identification of mast cells in the cellular response to myocardial infarction / Nikolaos G. Frangogiannis and Mark L. Entman --Growth of human mast cells from bone marrow and peripheral blood-derived CD34+ pluripotent progenitor cells / Arnold S. Kirshenbaum and Dean D. Metcalfe -- Culture of human mast cells from hemopoietic progenitors / Hirohisa Saito -- Isolation, culture, and characterization of intestinal mast cells / Gernot Sellge and Stephan C. Bischoff -- Activation of nuclear factor kappa B / Chuanfu Li, Jim Kelley, and Tuanzhu Ha -- Analysis of mitogen-activated protein kinase activation / Stephen C. Armstrong -- Microarray and gene clustering analysis / Tsung-Hsien Tsai, Denise M. Milhorn, and Shau-Ku Huang -- Techniques to study Fc [epsilon] RI signaling / Yuko Kawakami, Jiro Kitaura, and Toshiaki Kawakami -- Human mast cell proteases : activity assays using thiobenzyl ester substrates / David A. Johnson --Mast cell histamine and cytokine assays / David S. Chi, S. Matthew Fitzgerald, and Guha Krishnaswamy -- Measurement of mast cell cytokine release by multiplex assay / Kevin F. Breuel and W. Keith De Ponti -- Assays for histamine-releasing factors : from identification and cloning to discovery of binding partners / Jacqueline M. Langdon and Susan M. McDonald -- Assays for nitric oxide expression / William L. Stone, Hongsong Yang, and Min Qui -- Immunohistological detection of growth factors and cytokines in tissue mast cells / Zhenhong Qu -- Endothelial cell activation by mast cell mediators / Kottarappat N. Dileepan and Daniel J. Stechschulte -- Co-culture of mast cells with fibroblasts : a tool to study their crosstalk / Ido Bachelet, Ariel Munitz, and Francesca Levi-Schaffer --Detection of E class switching and IgE synthesis in human B cells / Jérôme Péne ... [et al.] -- Gene silencing using small interference RNA in mast cells / Deling Yin and Charles A. Stuart -- Mast cell activation by lipoproteins / Jim Kelley ... [et al.] -- Mast cell activation by stress / Ann L. Baldwin -- In vivo models for studying mast cell-dependent responses to bacterial infection / Christopher P. Shelburne, James B. McLachlan, and Soman N. Abraham -- Bacterial activation of mast cells / David S. Chi ... [et al.] -- Activation of mast cells by streptolysin O and lipopolysaccharide / Michael Stassen ... [et al.] -- Mast cell apoptosis / Alexander Gerbaulet, Karin Hartmann, and Yoseph A. Mekori.
  • Mast cells and basophils 2000, ScienceDirect
  • Mast cells and tumours 2011, Springer
  • Periorbital Aesthetic Surgery: The Evolution of a Multidisciplinary Surgical Subspecialty -- Surgical Anatomy of the Forehead, Eyelids, and Midface for the Aesthetic Surgeon -- The Beautiful Eye: Perception of Beauty in the Periocular Area -- Critical Evaluation of the Periorbital Aesthetic Patient -- Oculofacial Anesthesia -- The Open Approach to Forehead Lifting -- Endoscopic Brow and Forehead Rejuvenation -- Direct Brow Lift: An Aesthetic Approach -- Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty -- Adjunctive Procedures in Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty: Internal Brow Fat Sculpting and Elevation, Glabellar Myectomy, and Lacrimal Gland Repositioning -- Management of Complications of Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty -- Levator Ptosis Repair in the Aesthetic Patient With and Without Blepharoplasty -- Posterior Approach Ptosis Repair in the Aesthetic Patient With or Without Blepharoplasty -- Modern Advances in Asian Blepharoplasty -- Transcutaneous Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty -- Transconjunctival Lower Blepharoplasty: Fat Excision or Repositioning -- Managing the Lateral Canthus in the Aesthetic Patient -- Management of the Post-lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty Retracted Eyelid -- Laser Management of Festoons -- Midface and Lower Eyelid Rejuvenation -- Face Implants in Aesthetic Surgery -- Periorbital Fat Grafting -- Periorbital Laser Resurfacing -- Laser Incisional Eyelid Surgery -- Neuromodulators and Fillers for Periorbital Rejuvenation -- Management of the Prominent Eye -- Postoperative Wound Modulation in Aesthetic Eyelid and Periorbital Surgery -- Short-Flap Superficial Musculo-Aponeurotic System (SMAS) Rhytidectomy.
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    Internal medicine -- Preventive medicine -- Dermatology -- Surgery -- Pediatrics -- Obstetrics -- Gynecology -- Radiology -- Psychiatry -- Emergency medicine/toxicology -- Ethics.
  • Key issues of vascular pathoanatomy / Frank Kolodgie ... [et al.] -- Key issues of vascular pathophysiology / Axel R. Pries, Ivo Buschmann, Helmut Habazettl -- Magnetic resonance imaging / Dietrich Baumgart, Thomas Egelhof -- X-ray coronary angiography / Peter Lanzer -- Intracoronary ultrasound / Anuja Nair ... [et al.] -- Pressure wire / Wilbert Aarnoudse, Cees-joost Botman, Nico H.J. Pijls -- The decision-making process in percutaneous coronary interventions / Lutz Prechelt, Peter Lanzer -- Devices / Wolfram Schmidt, Klaus-Peter Schmitz -- Intracranial vessels / Hans Henkes ... [et al.] -- Internal carotid artery / Peter Lanzer, Ralf Weser -- Coronary arteries / Peter Lanzer, L.D. Timmie Topoleski -- Thoracic aorta / Tim C. Rehders ... [et al.] -- Abdominal aortic aneurysm / Martin Köcher, Petr Utíkal -- Renal arteries / Peter Lanzer, Ralf Weser -- Abdominal aorta, iliac, and lower extremity arteries / Peter Lanzer, Ralf Weser -- Haemodialysis shunts / Dierk Vorwerk -- Venous diseases / Zubin Irani, John A. Kaufman -- Foreign bodies / Haresh G. Mehta, Stephan Windecker, Bernhard Meier.
  • Mastering Perl 2007, ProQuest Safari
  • Mastering Perl for bioinformatics 2003, ProQuest Safari
  • Introduction to regular expressions -- Extended introductory examples -- Overview of regular expression features and flavors -- The mechanics of expression processing -- Practical regex techniques -- Crafting an efficient expression -- Perl -- Java -- .NET -- PHP.
  • Simplifying Rhinoplasty -- A Basic Rhinoplasty Operation -- Radix and Dorsum -- TechniqTueips -- Nasal Base -- Functional Factors -- Grafts -- Primary Rhinoplasty: Decision Making -- Advanced Primary Rhinoplasty -- Secondary Rhinoplasty: Surgical Techniques -- Secondary Rhinoplasty: Decision Making -- Aesthetic Reconstructive Rhinoplasty.
  • This self-help guide is intended for scientists and medical professionals and students who wish to improve their scientific writing skills. Exercises invite the reader to practice the most important aspects of scientific writing. Although the book addresses certain issues more troublesome to scientific communicators of a non-English language origin, the guide will be of equal benefit to those whose first language is English. If you want not only to write but to write well, this book is for you. This second edition takes into account new developments in the area of scientific communication. In particular, the importance of authenticity is addressed, drawing attention to the sensitive issue of plagiarism in scientific texts.
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  • 1. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Lung Cancer / Constance L.L. Saw, Lita S.J. Chew, and Xiaofeng G. Cai -- 2. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Colorectal Cancer / Minsig Choi, Ramzi Mohammad, M. Wasif Saif, and Richard Kim -- 3. An Overview of the Current Development of Phytoremedies for Breast Cancer / Chun-Hung Lin, Wai-Leng Lee, and Lie-Fen Shyur -- 4. Evidence-based Anticancer Kampo Medicine for Gastric Cancer / Koji Tanaka, Takeshi Omori, and Toshiro Nishida -- 5. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Hepatocellular Carcinoma / Lei Wan -- 6. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Prostate Cancer / Yi-Ren Chen, Pei-Wen Hsiao, Feng-Ming Lin, Guan-James Wu, and Chin-Hsien Tsai -- 7. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Cervical Cancer / Tatjana Stanojković, Aleksandra Konić-Ristić, Teodora Janković, Gordana Zdunić, and Katarina Šavikin -- 8. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Esophageal Cancer / Taixiang Wu, Minawaer Abudou, and Shou Chen -- 9. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Lymphoma / Eran Ben-Arye, Tamar Tadmor, Aaron Polliack, and Elad Schiff -- 10. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Bladder Cancer / Dawei Ye, Pingping Gu, Hongyu Zhao, Michelle Chow, Xiaoqing Guo, and Jianyu Rao -- 11. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Pancreatic Cancer / Shwu-Huey Liu and M. Wasif Saif -- 12. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Leukemia / Min Li-Weber -- 13. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma / Guangcun Deng, Jihui Yang, and Yujiong Wang -- 14. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Brain Tumors / Prabha Balaram and Faizah Harun -- 15. Evidence-based Materia Medica for Cancer Chemoprevention / Sunil Prabhu, Ying Huang, and Jeffrey Wang -- 16. Pharmacokinetics of Anticancer Materia Medica in Humans / Shu-Feng Zhou.
  • David Riley's interest in the history, methodology, and results of homeopathic drug provings came from his study of homeopathy at the Hahnemann College of Homeopathy in Albany, California. The 69 drug homeopathic drug provings published here, are the result of his investigation of the research methods of homeopathic drug provings that forms part of the basis for prescribing in homeopathy. In Dr. Hahnemann's time the method by which the treatment profiles of homeopathic remedies were determined were called provings, after the original German word Prüfung, which means "test". Scientific research methods have evolved from the early days of homeopathy and Dr. Riley, in an attempt to improve transparency and reduce bias, has incorporated elements of contemporary research methods such as randomization, blinding, and formal good clinical practice guidelines (GCP) into homeopathic drug provings, while adhering to the general guidelines suggested by Dr. Hahnemann and used by homeopathic practitioners and researchers around the world.
  • A history of international cooperation in maternal and child health -- Global burden of disease among women, children, and adolescents -- Promotion of global perinatal health -- Maternal and child health in the organization for economic cooperation and development (OECD) countries -- Health system impacts on maternal and child health -- The environment and maternal child health -- Impact of wars and conflict on maternal and child health -- The impact of globalization on maternal and child health -- Gender equity: perspectives on maternal and child health -- Harmful traditional practices and women's health: female genital mutilation -- Abortion and postabortion care -- Malaria in women and children -- The global burden of childhood diarrhea -- Tuberculosis in childhood and pregnancy -- Impact of HIV on the health of women, children, and families in less developed countries -- Malnutrition and maternal and child health -- The global burden of obstetric fistulas -- Health challenges for women, children, and adolescents with disabilities -- Unintentional injuries in children -- Evidence-based maternal and child health -- A global perspective on teen pregnancy -- Progress and challenges in making pregnancy safer: a global perspective -- Global immunization challenge: progress and opportunities -- Adolescent health -- The global burden of child maltreatment -- Children in difficult circumstances -- Integrated management of childhood illness -- Planning, development, and maintenance of the MCH workforce -- An agenda for child health policy in developing countries.
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    Children's rights, distributive justice, and advocacy in maternal and child health / Lewis Margolis, George Cole, Jonathan Kotch -- Historical foundations of maternal and child health / Lewis Margolis, George Cole, Jonathan Kotch -- Families and health / Joseph Telfair -- Family planning / C.Arden Miller, Linda Piccinino, Amy Tsui -- Mothers and infants / Trude Bennett, Milton Kotelchuck -- The child from 1 to 4: the toddler and preschool years / Anita M. Farel, Jonathan B. Kotch -- The school-age child / Joseph Telfair, Jonathan B. Kotch -- Improving adolescent health / David Knopf -- Disparities in maternal and child health in the United States / Larry Crum ... [et al.] -- Women's health: a life cycle / B. Cecilia Zapata, Anjel Vahratian, Trude Bennett -- Children and youth with special health care needs / Anita M. Farel -- Issues in maternal and child health nutrition / Janice Dodds, Barbara Laraia -- International maternal and child health / Sian Curtis, Shelah Bloom, Elizabeth Sutherland -- Research issues in maternal and child health / Greg R. Alexander ... [et al.] -- Planning maternal and child health programs / Mary D. Peoples-Sheps -- Maternal and child health program monitoring and performance appraisal / Mary D. Peoples-Sheps, Joseph Telfair -- The practice of evaluation research in maternal and child health / Joseph Telfair -- Advocacy and policy development in maternal and child health / Donna J. Petersen, Catherine Hess.
  • Growth and nutrition during the fetal period and the first 24 months after birth are important determinants of development in early childhood. Optimal nutrition and health care of both the mother and infant during these first 1000 days of an infant's life are closely linked to growth, learning potential and neurodevelopment, in turn affecting long-term outcomes. Children with low birth weight do not only include premature babies, but also those with intrauterine growth restrictions who consequently have a very high risk of developing metabolic syndrome in the future. Epidemiology, epigenetic programming, the correct nutrition strategy and monitoring of outcomes are thus looked at carefully in this book. More specifically, two important nutritional issues are dealt with in depth: The first being the prevention of low birth weight, starting with the health of adolescent girls, through the pre-pregnancy and pregnancy stages and ending with lactation. The second point of focus concerns the nutritional follow-up and feeding opportunities in relation to dietary requirements of children with low birth weight.
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  • Brave new world : the intrauterine environment as the biological foundation for the lifespan -- In the beginning -- Maternal influences on the developing fetus -- Implications of maternal programming for fetal neurodevelopment -- Maternal thyroid function during pregnancy: effects on the developing fetal brain -- Obstetric factors related to perinatal brain injury -- Activation of the maternal immune system as a risk factor for neuropsychiatric disorders -- Prenatal infections and schizophrenia in later life: focus on toxoplasma gondii -- Maternally acting alleles in autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders: the role of HLA-DR4 within the major histocompatibility complex.
  • Epidemiology of Diabetes and Obesity in Pregnancy /Robert Lindsay --Fertility and Obesity /Ulrik Schiøler Kesmodel --Clinical Consequences of Abnormal Glucose Metabolism /Dorte M. Jensen, Per Glud Ovesen and Patrick Catalano --Clinical Management /Jenny Myers and Michael Maresh --Physical Activity and Pregnancy /Bente Klarlund Pedersen --Miscarriage and Malformations /Montserrat Balsells, Apolonia García-Patterson and Rosa Corcoy --Maternal Obesity and Pregnancy /Michael Conall Dennedy and Fidelma Dunne --Gestational Weight Gain /Christina Anne Vinter --Maternal Diabesity and Developmental Programming in the Offspring /Thomas Harder, Joachim W. Dudenhausen and Andreas Plagemann --Obesity in Pregnancy and Ultrasound /Ute M. Schaefer-Graf --Maternal Obesity and Macrosomia /Kinneret Tenenbaum-Gavish and Moshe Hod --Shoulder Dystocia in Maternal Obesity /Polly Weston, Jo Crofts and Tim Draycott --Stillbirth and Infant Mortality /Ellen Aagaard Nohr --Anaesthesia in Maternal Obesity /Ulla Bang and H. Soren Helbo-Hansen --Macrosomia and Neonatology /Bartolomé Bonet --Childhood Obesity: The Impact of Maternal Obesity on Childhood Obesity /Rebecca M. Reynolds --Obesity in Pregnancy: Data from the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study /Harold David McIntyre, Lynn P. Lowe, Alan R. Dyer and Boyd E. Metzger --Breastfeeding and Obesity: Impact on Women and Their Children /Tessa Crume and Dana Dabelea --Pregnancy Following Bariatric Surgery /Isabelle Guelinckx, Roland Devlieger and Greet Vansant.
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  • v. I. Cellular biophysics, regulatory networks, development, biomedicine, and data analysis -- v. 2. Epidemiology, evolution and ecology, immunology, neural systems and the brain, and innovative mathematical methods and education.
  • Mathematical neuroscience 2014, ScienceDirect
    Mathematical Neuroscience is a book for mathematical biologists seeking to discover the complexities of brain dynamics in an integrative way. It is the first research monograph devoted exclusively to the theory and methods of nonlinear analysis of infinite systems based on functional analysis techniques arising in modern mathematics. Neural models that describe the spatio-temporal evolution of coarse-grained variables-such as synaptic or firing rate activity in populations of neurons -and often take the form of integro-differential equations would not normally reflect an integrative approach. This book examines the solvability of infinite systems of reaction diffusion type equations in partially ordered abstract spaces. It considers various methods and techniques of nonlinear analysis, including comparison theorems, monotone iterative techniques, a truncation method, and topological fixed point methods. Infinite systems of such equations play a crucial role in the integrative aspects of neuroscience modeling. The first focused introduction to the use of nonlinear analysis with an infinite dimensional approach to theoretical neuroscience. Combines functional analysis techniques with nonlinear dynamical systems applied to the study of the brain. Introduces powerful mathematical techniques to manage the dynamics and challenges of infinite systems of equations applied to neuroscience modeling.
  • Mathematical statistics and data analysis. 3rd ed. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Note datasets in every format including R and SAS.
  • Passive isopotential cell -- Differential equations -- Active isopotential cell -- Quasi-active isopotential cell -- Passive cable -- Fourier series and transforms -- Passive dendritic tree -- Active dendritic tree -- Reduced single neuron models -- Probability and random variables -- Synaptic transmission and quantal release -- Neuronal calcium signaling -- Singular value decomposition and applications -- Quantification of spike train variability -- Stochastic processes -- Membrane noise -- Power and cross spectra -- Natural light signals and phototransduction -- Firing rate codes and early vision -- Models of simple and complex cells -- Stochastic estimation theory -- Reverse-correlation and spike train decoding -- Signal detection theory -- Relating neuronal responses and psychophysics -- Population codes -- Neuronal networks -- Solutions to selected exercises.
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  • MATLAB for psychologists 2012, Springer
    Basic operations -- Data handling -- Plotting data -- Start programming -- A better sound -- Create and process images -- Data analysis -- The charm of graphical user interface -- Psychtoolbox : video -- Psychtoolbox : sound, keyboard and mouse.
  • MATLAB guide. 2nd ed. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • MATLAB primer. 6th ed. 2002, CRCnetBASE
  • MATLAB primer. 7th ed. 2005, CRCnetBASE
  • pt. 1. Introduction to programming using MATLAB -- Introduction to Matlab -- Vectors and matrices -- Introduction to MATLAB programming -- Selection statements -- Loop statements and vectorizing code -- MATLAB programs -- String manipulation -- Data structures : cell arrays and structures -- Advanced file input and output -- Advanced functions -- pt. 2. Advanced topics for problem solving with MATLAB -- Advanced plotting techniques -- Basic statistics, sets, sorting, and indexing -- Sights and sounds -- Advanced mathematics.
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  • Matrix Metalloproteinases /Viola Vargová, Marek Pytliak and Viola Mechírová --Specificity of Binding with Matrix Metalloproteinases /Satya P. Gupta and Vaishali M. Patil --The Gelatinases and Their Inhibitors: The Structure-Activity Relationships /Snehasikta Swarnakar, Amartya Mishra and Susri Ray Chaudhuri (Guha) --Advances in Studies on Collagenase Inhibitors /Mange Ram Yadav, Prashant Revan Murumkar and Vishal Prakash Zambre --Hydroxamic Acids as Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitors /Rajeshwar P. Verma --Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship Studies on Sulfonamide-Based MMP Inhibitors /Vaishali M. Patil and Satya P. Gupta --Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitors as Investigative Tools in the Pathogenesis and Management of Vascular Disease /Mina M. Benjamin and Raouf A. Khalil.
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    al-Mawrid -- [Physiology of the human body] -- Lamps of experience: a collection of English proverbs with origins and Arabic equivalents -- English words of Arabic origin -- Biographical names.
  • Maxillofacial imaging 2006, Springer
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    Trauma -- Oncology -- Craniofacial deformity -- Oral surgery.
  • pt. 1. Marine by-products characterisation, recovery and processing: 1. Physical and chemical properties of protein seafood by-products / T. Rustad ; 2. Physical and chemical properties of lipid by-products from seafood waste / J.P. Kerry and S.C. Murphy ; 3. On-board handling of marine by-products to prevent microbial spoilage, enzymatic reactions and lipid oxidation / E. Falch, M. Sandbakk and M. Aursand ; 4. Recovery of by-products from seafood processing streams / J.A. Torres ... [et al.] ; 5. Increasing processed flesh yield by recovery from marine by-products / K.D.A. Taylor and A. Himonides ; 6. Enzymatic methods for marine by-products recovery / F. Guerard ; 7. Chemical processing methods for protein recovery from marine by-products and underutilized fish species / H.G. Kristinsson, A.E. Theodore and B. Ingadottir -- pt. 2. Food uses of marine by-products: 8. By-catch, underutilized species and underutilized fish parts as food ingredients / I. Batista ; 9. Mince from seafood processing by-product and surimi as food ingredients / J.-S. Kim and J.W. Park ; 10. Aquatic food protein hydrolysates / H.G. Kristinsson ; 11. Engineering and functional properties of powders from underutilized marine fish and seafood products / S. Sathivel and P.J. Bechtel ; 12. Marine oils from seafood waste / F. Shahidi ; 13. Collagen an gelatin from marine by-products / J.M. Regenstein and P. Zhou ; 14. Seafood flavor from processing by-products / C.M. Lee ; 15. Fish and bone as a calcium source / S.-K. Kim and W.-K. Jung ; 16. Chitin and chitosan from marine by-products / F. Shahidi ; 17. Marine enzymes from seafood by-products / M.T. Morrissey and T. Okada ; 18. Antioxidants from marine by-products / F. Shahidi and Y. Zhong ; 19. Pigments from by-products of seafood processing / B.K. Simpson -- pt. 3. Non-food uses of marine by-products: 20. By-products from seafood processing for aquaculture and animals feeds / P.J. Bechtel ; 21. Using marine by-products in pharmaceutical, medical and cosmetic products / J. Losso ; 22. Bio-diesel and bio-gas production from seafood processing by-products / R. Zhang and H.M. El-Mashad ; 23. Composting of seafood wastes / A.M. Martin.
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  • Symptoms and differential diagnosis -- Evaluation tools -- Anatomy and physiology -- Diseases and problems -- Operative techniques -- Nonsurgical management -- Perioperative management.
  • 1. Thyroid nodule -- 2. Goiter -- 3. Hyperthyroidism --4. Papillary thyroid carcinoma -- 5. Follicular thyroid carcinoma and oncocytic (Hürthle cell) carcinoma -- 6. Medullary thyroid carcinoma -- 7. Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma, metastases to the thyroid gland, and thyroid lymphoma -- 8. Primary hyperparathyroidism -- 9. Persistent and recurrent hyperparathyroidism -- 10. Secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism -- 11. Parathyroid Carcinoma -- 12. Incidentalomas and metastases to the adrenal gland -- 13. Hyperaldosteronism -- 14. Hypercortisolism -- 15. Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma -- 16. Adrenocortical carcinoma -- 17. Insulinoma -- 18. Gastrinoma -- 19. Carcinoid tumors -- 20. Other functional and nonfunctional neuroendocrine tumors -- 21. Multiple endocrine neoplasia Ttype 1 -- 22. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 -- 23. von Hippel-Lindau disease.
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    Skull and skull bone articulations -- Sect: Skull -- Bones of the skull -- Skull bone articulations -- Fetal skull -- Cervical vertebrae and neck -- Sect: Cervical vertebrae -- Other bones -- Neck -- Face, orbit and eye -- Sect: Face -- Orbit and eye -- Nose, oral region, ear and larynx -- Sect: Nose and paranasal sinuses -- Mouth, palate and pharynx -- Ear -- Larynx -- Cranial cavity and brain -- Sect: Cranial cavity -- Brain -- Radiographs -- Sect: Radiographs.
  • MCR 2009 2011, Springer
    Catalysis and multi-component reactions -- Multi-component reactions in heterocyclic chemistry -- Multi-component reactions in drug discovery -- Novel reagents for multi-component reactions -- Design of multi-component reactions -- Multi-component reactions in supramolecular chemistry and material science.
  • Part I. Leukemia -- Chapter 1. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia -- Chapter 2. Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia -- Chapter 3. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Associated Disorders -- Chapter 4. Chronic Myeloid Leukemia -- Chapter 5. Myelodysplastic Syndromes: The MD Anderson Cancer Center Approach -- Chapter 6. Philadelphia Chromosome-Negative Myeloproliferative Neoplasms -- Part II. Lymphoma and Myeloma -- Chapter 7. The Indolent Lymphomas -- Chapter 8. Aggressive and Highly Aggressive B-Cell Lymphomas -- Chapter 9. T-Cell Lymphomas -- Chapter 10. Hodgkin Lymphoma -- Chapter 11. Multiple Myeloma and Other Plasma Cell Dyscrasias -- Part III. Stem Cell Transplantation -- Chapter 12. Allogeneic Transplantation -- Chapter 13. Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation -- Part IV. Lung Cancer -- Chapter 14. Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lungs -- Chapter 15. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer -- Part V. Head and Neck Cancer -- Chapter 16. Head and Neck Cancer -- Part VI. Gastrointestinal Carcinomas -- Chapter 17. Gastric and Esophageal Cancer -- Chapter 18. Pancreatic Cancer -- Chapter 19. Hepatobiliary Malignancies -- Chapter 20. Small Bowel Cancer and Appendiceal Tumors -- Chapter 21. Colorectal Cancer -- Chapter 22. Anal Cancer -- Chapter 23. Neuroendocrine Tumors -- Part VII. Breast Cancer -- Chapter 24. Early-Stage and Locally Advanced Breast Cancer -- Chapter 25. Metastatic Breast Cancer --Chapter 26. Inflammatory Breast Cancer -- Chapter 27. Special Situations in Breast Cancer -- Part VIII. Gynecologic Malignancies -- Chapter 28. Ovarian Cancer -- Chapter 29. Tumors of the Uterine Corpus -- Chapter 30. Tumors of the Uterine Cervix -- Chapter 31. Gestational Trophoblastic Tumors -- Part IX. Genitourinary Carcinoma -- Chapter 32. Renal Cell Carcinoma -- Chapter 33. Bladder Cancer -- Chapter 34. Prostate Cancer -- Chapter 35. Penile Cancer -- Chapter 36. Germ Cell Tumors -- Part X. Miscellaneous Tumors -- Chapter 37. Tumors of the Central Nervous System -- Chapter 38. Endocrine Malignancies -- Chapter 39. Malignant Melanoma -- Chapter 40. Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcomas -- Chapter 41. The AIDS-Related Cancers -- Chapter 42. Carcinoma of Unknown Primary -- Part XI. Supportive Care -- Chapter 43. Infection in the Neutropenic Patient -- Chapter 44. Fungal and Viral Infections in Cancer Patients -- Chapter 45. Endocrine and Metabolic Complications of Cancer Therapy -- Chapter 46. Oncologic Emergencies -- Part XII. Palliative Care and Symptom Management -- Chapter 47. Defining Palliative Care in Oncology -- Chapter 48. Pain Management and Symptom Control -- Part XIII. Long-Term Survival -- Chapter 49. Pediatric Long-Term Follow-Up -- Chapter 50. Adult Long-Term Follow-Up -- Chapter 51. Rehabilitation.
  • "The current edition of The Handbook provides an overview of current care of patients with cancer diagnoses commonly evaluated and treated by surgical oncologists, and in doing so continues to align such care with the underlying philosophy of the Department of Surgical Oncology at M.D. Anderson: multidisciplinary, cooperative care is the ideal way to manage patients with cancer. Such care begins with an understanding of the underlying tumor biology and natural history of the disease and includes technical excellence in the delivery of indicated surgical treatment. It also demands integration of essential information from the available literature on currently preferred treatment modalities, and emphasizes appropriate inclusion of adjunctive specialty care, including medical oncology, radiation oncology, interventional radiology, palliative care, pain management, physical therapy, nutritional support, social services and nursing"--Provided by publisher.
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  • MDCT anatomy 2011, Springer
  • MDCT and 3D workstations 2006, Springer
  • The new series A-Z Notes in Radiological Practice and Reporting provides practical guides for residents and general radiologists, organized alphabetically, primarily according to disease or condition. All booklets are designed so as to comprise only a small number of illustrations and to cover a large spectrum of topicsreferring to different anatomical regions of interest. The first volume on cardiac CT and MR imaging contains all the practical suggestions that can help a radiologist in the execution and reporting of a cardiac examination. The book is structured to offer an easy and fast consultation on cardiac imaging and pathology with the use of tables and figures. Entries typically include a short description of pathological and clinical characteristics, guidance on selection of the most appropriate imaging technique, a schematic review of potential diagnostic clues, and useful tips and tricks.
  • MDCT protocols 2012, Springer
    Multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) has become a fundamental imaging technique for the study of many anatomical districts in different clinical situations, as it provides a fast, reliable, and accurate simultaneous evaluation of different organs, including parenchyma, hollow viscera, vessels, and bony structures. It has also equipped the radiologist with the ability to explore areas that in the last decade were largely ignored by CT, especially the coronary arteries and the colon, and to limit invasive diagnostic tests (e.g., catheter angiography) to those cases in which interventional procedures are required. The examination quality and the consequent diagnostic accuracy of MDCT are the results of an optimized study technique, which nonetheless needs to be adapted to the particular clinical situation of the patient, while bearing in mind the radiation exposure. Another fundamental parameter in the optimization of MDCT is the protocol for the intravenous injection of iodinated contrast material; in these studies, multiple variables, some modifiable by the operator and others patient-dependent, must be considered based on the aims of maximizing arterial and venous enhancements whilst minimizing the dose of iodine injected, saving money, and increasing patient safety. Through the presentation of cases addressing different anatomical regions and various clinical indications, including emergency and neuro-imaging, this volume seeks to provide the general radiologist and trainee specialist with a guide to the main study protocols to be implemented in order to optimize examination quality and, consequently, facilitate the diagnostic process.
  • MDCT. Rev. ed. 2008, Springer
  • Meaningful information 2011, Springer