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  • Systemic review -- Skeleton -- Muscles -- Arteries -- Veins -- Nerves -- Dermatomes -- Cross-sections of the human body -- Head, neck, and brain -- Skull -- Skull bones -- Neck -- Root of the neck -- Face -- Temporal and infratemporal fossae -- Infratemporal fossa -- Deep infratemporal fossa -- Pharynx -- Larynx -- Cranial cavity -- Eye -- Nose -- Nose and tongue -- Ear -- Brain -- Cranial nerves -- Clinical thumbnails -- Vertebral column and spinal cord -- Vertebral column overview -- Back and shoulder -- Vertebrae -- Sacrum -- Sacrum and coccyx -- Bony pelvis -- Vertebral ossification -- Vertebral column and spinal cord -- Surface anatomy of the back -- Muscles of the back -- Sub-occipital triangle -- Vertebral radiographs -- Clinical thumbnails -- Upper limb -- Upper limb overview -- Upper limb bones -- Shoulder -- Axilla -- Arm -- Elbow -- Forearm -- Hand -- Wrist and hand radiographs -- Clinical thumbnails -- Thorax -- Thorax overview -- Thoracic bones -- Thoracic wall surface markings and breast -- Breast -- Thoracic wall and surface markings -- Thoracic wall -- Thoracic viscera -- Heart -- Mediastinum -- Mediastinal imaging -- Lungs -- Superior mediastinum -- Superior mediastinum and thoracic inlet -- Superior thoracic aperture (thoracic inlet) -- Posterior mediastinum -- Intercostal nerves and thoracic joints -- Aorta and associated vessels -- Diaphragm -- Oesophageal imaging -- Clinical thumbnails --Abdomen and pelvis -- Abdomen overview -- Anterior abdominal wall -- Male pelvis -- Inguinal region -- Upper abdomen -- Intestinal imaging -- Liver -- Gall bladder imaging -- Spleen -- Spleen and intestines -- Intestines -- Small intestine -- Kidneys and suprarenal glands -- Kidneys and kidney imaging -- Diaphragm and posterior abdominal wall -- Posterior abdominal and pelvic walls -- Pelvic walls -- Male inguinal region, external genitalia -- Male pelvis -- Pelvic vessels and nerves -- Pelvic ligaments -- Female pelvis -- Female perineum -- Male perineum -- Clinical thumbnails -- Lower limb -- Lower limb overview -- Lower limb bones -- Foot bones -- Foot and ankle bones -- Ankle bones -- Development of lower limb bones -- Gluteal region -- Thigh -- Front of thigh -- Hip joint -- Knee -- Knee radiographs -- Leg -- Ankle and foot -- Foot -- Ankle and foot imaging -- Clinical thumbnails -- Lymphatics -- Lymphatic system -- Lymphangiography -- Thymus -- Chest -- Palatine tonsils -- Neck -- Thoracic duct -- Right anilla -- Cisterna chyli and thoracic duct -- Female pelvis -- Gross lymphadenopathy of the pelvis -- Thigh and superficial inguinal lymph nodes -- Clinical thumbnails.
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  • Bari M. Logan and Ralph T. Hutchings, uses phenomenal images of dissections, osteology, and radiographic and surface anatomy to provide you with a perfect grasp of all the lower limb structures you are likely to encounter in practice or in the anatomy lab. You'll have an unmatched view of muscles, nerves, skeletal structures, blood supply, and more, plus new, expanded coverage of regional anesthesia injection sites and lymphatic drainage. Unlike the images found in most other references, all of these illustrations are shown at life size to ensure optimal visual comprehension. It's an ideal resource for clinical reference as well as anatomy lab and exam preparation! Easily correlate anatomy with clinical practice through 200 high-quality illustrations, many life-sized, including dissection photographs, skeletal illustrations, surface anatomy photos, and radiologic images. Reinforce your understanding of each dissection with notes and commentaries, and interpret more complex images with the aid of explanatory artwork. Efficiently review a wealth of practical, high-yield information with appendices on skin, arteries, muscles, and nerves. Administer nerve blocks accurately and effectively with the aid of a new chapter on regional anesthesia.
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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.
  • MD consult provides access to textbooks, electronic journals, practice guidelines, drug information, and patient education handouts.
  • MD Consult Mobile MD Consult (Firm), Users must create a personal account in the MDConsult database. iPhone/iTouch/iPad, Android, Blackberry, etc.
    "This mobile version of MD Consult contains a subset of the full desktop version content that has been optimized for mobile usage"--Website.
  • MDCT anatomy 2011, Springer
    Lungs and Interstitial Network -- Airways -- Pulmonary Arteries and Veins -- Aorta and Supra-aortic Trunks -- Bronchial Arteries and Vena Cava -- Pleura and Pericardium -- Mediastinal Compartments, Lymphatic System, and Esophagus -- Heart and Coronary Arteries -- Chest Wall -- Diaphragm and Abdominal and Pelvic Walls -- Peritoneal Cavity -- Splanchnic Arteries -- Iliac Arteries and Abdominal Aorta -- Renal Arteries -- Inferior Vena Caval System -- Venous Portal Circle -- Abdominal Lymphatic System -- Gastroduodenal Tract -- Small Intestine -- Colon -- Liver -- Biliary System -- Spleen -- Extraperitoneal Spaces -- Pancreas -- Adrenal Glands -- Kidneys and Ureters -- Urinary Bladder -- Bony Pelvis -- Muscular Pelvis and Pelvic Floor -- Pelvic Space -- Female Pelvis: Uterus, Ovaries, and Ligaments -- Prostate and Seminal Vescicles.
  • 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
    The book introduces a radically new way of thinking about information and the important role it plays in living systems. It opens up new avenues for exploring how cells and organisms change and adapt, since the ability to detect and respond to meaningful information is the key that enables them to receive their genetic heritage, regulate their internal milieu, and respond to changes in their environment. It also provides a way of resolving Descartes{u2019} dilemma by explaining the workings of the brain in non-mechanical terms that are not tainted by spiritual or metaphysical beliefs. The types of meaningful information that different species and different cell types are able to detect are finely matched to the ecosystem in which they live, for natural selection has shaped what they need to know to function effectively in those circumstances. Biological detection and response systems range from the chemical configurations that govern genes and cell life to the relatively simple tropisms that guide single-cell organisms, the rudimentary nervous systems of invertebrates, and the complex neuronal structures of mammals and primates. The scope of meaningful information that can be detected and responded to reaches its peak in our own species, as exemplified by our special abilities in language, cognition, emotion, and consciousness, all of which are explored within this new framework.
  • Last Acts is a national coalition to improve care and caring near the end of life. This report describes the state of dying in America, comparing states on several elements of end of life care such as the use of advance care directives, hospice use, hospital end-of-life care services, care in ICUs, and pain among the dying. Case studies are used to supplement the state-by-state comparison.
  • Broad considerations in the relation of means and ends, treating, and healing -- Cognitive semantic structures in informal means/ends reasoning -- Health and disease: fluid concepts evolved non-literally -- John Dewey's perspectives on means and ends: the setting which makes informal deliberation necessary -- John Dewey's view of situations, problems, means, and ends -- Preference, utility and value in means and ends reasoning -- Full spectrum means and ends reasoning.
  • John F. Enders and measles virus vaccine : a reminiscence / S.L. Katz -- Measles virus receptors / Y. Yanagi ... [et al.] -- Measles virus and CD46 / C. Kemper and J.P. Atkinson -- Measles virus glycoprotein complex assembly, receptor attachment, and cell entry / C.K. Navaratnarajah, V.H.J. Leonard and R. Cattaneo -- The measles virus replication cycle / B.K. Rima and W.P. Duprex -- Nucleocapsid structure and function / S. Longhi -- Reverse genetics of measles virus and resulting multivalent recombinant vaccines : applications of recombinant measles viruses / M.A. Billeter, H.Y. Naim and S.A. Udem -- Measles virus interaction with host cells and impact on innate immunity / D. Gerlier and H. Valentin.
  • Making it to the synapse : measles virus spread in and among neurons / V.A. Young and G.F. Rall -- Modeling subacute sclerosing panencephalitis in a transgenic mouse system : uncoding pathogenesis of disease and illuminating components of immune control / M.B.A. Oldstone -- Measles studies in the macaque model / R.L. de Swart -- Ferrets as a model for morbillivirus pathogenesis, complications, and vaccines / P. Pillet, N. Svitek and V. von Messling -- Current animal models : cotton rat animal model / S. Niewiesk -- Current animal models : transgenic animal models for the study of measles pathogenesis / C.I. Sellin and B. Horvat -- Molecular epidemiology of measles virus / P.A. Rota, D.A. Featherstone, and W.J. Bellini -- Human immunology of measles virus infections / D. Naniche -- Measles control and the prospect of eradication / W.J. Moss -- Measles : old vaccines, new vaccines / D.E. Griffin and C.-H. Pan -- Measles virus for cancer therapy / S.J. Russell and K.W. Peng -- Measles virus-induced immunosuppression / S. Schneider-Schaulies and J. Schneider-Schaulies -- Hostile communication of measles virus with host innate immunity and dendritic cells / B. Hahm.
  • The Importance of Vascular Investigation and Intervention in Leg Ulcer Management /Colin Davies and Keith Poskitt --Diabetic Foot Disease and Wound Healing /Agbor Ndip and Edward B. Jude --Atypical Ulcers /Jennifer Tang and Robert S. Kirsner --Nutrition and Wound Healing /Giuseppe Benati and Maria S. Bertone --Measurement of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair /Visweswar Bhattacharya, Nilesh K. Agarwal and Siddhartha Bhattacharya --Pressure Ulcers in Neurologically Compromised Patients /Anbananden Soopramanien and Shivram Singh --Complications of Wound Healing /Somprakas Basu and Vijay Shukla --Epidemiology of Wounds /David J. Margolis --Histopathology of Wounds /Mariya Miteva and Paolo Romanelli --Measuring Pressure in the Diabetic Foot /Thanh Dinh, Aristidis Veves and Francesco Tecilazich --Skin and Vascular Assessments /Marco Romanelli, Valentina Dini and Raj Mani --Wound Tissue Oximetry: A Cornerstone in Wound Care /Jaideep Banerjee and Chandan K. Sen --Measurement of Biomarkers for Impaired Healing in Fluids and Tissues /Gregory S. Schultz and Daniel J. Gibson --Measurements in Burns /Tom McKinnell and Sarah A. Pape --Managing Scars: Measurements to Improve Scar Management /Luc Téot, Claude Roques, Sami Otman, Antonio Brancati and Rainer Mittermayr --The Use of Biophysical Technologies in Chronic Wound Management /Uwe Wollina, Birgit Heinig and Luther Kloth --Research Studies in Wound Healing: The Role of Outcomes/Endpoints for the Evidence in RCTs /Finn Gottrup, Jan Apelqvist and Patricia Price --Models in Wound Healing /Ming Yuan Miao, Ting Xie, Shuliang Lu and Raj Mani.
  • v. 1. Couples, families, and children -- v. 2. Adults.
  • "Emphasizing applications over theory, this book provides a comprehensive survey of this method and provides readers with standards and directions on how to run sound clinical and other types of studies. The author clearly explains how to reduce measurement error and presents numerous practical examples of the interobserver agreement approach. To help with problem solving, he includes SAS code, both within the book and on the CRC website. An extensive review of the literature offers access to the latest developments in the field. This edition presents new applications, new tables, more detail on SAS, new code, updated references, and two new chapters"--Provided by publisher.
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    The theoretical and technical foundations of health measurement -- Physical disability and handicap -- Social health -- Psychological well-being -- Anxiety -- Depression -- Mental status testing -- Pain measurements -- General health status and quality of life -- Recommendations and conclusion.
  • Measuring immunity 2005, ScienceDirect
    MHC class I -- MHC class II -- Cytokine receptor heterogeneity -- Genetic diversity at human cytokine loci in health and disease -- Signaling molecules affecting immune response -- Toll-like receptors in innate immunity -- DNA sequence-specific transcription factors -- Genetic diversity in NK and NKT cells -- Handling sera and obtaining fluid from different compartments -- Acute-phase proteins and inflammation -- Complement in health and disease -- Immunoglobulin titers and immunoglobulin subtypes -- Human antiglobulin responses -- Rheumatoid factors -- Autoantibodies -- Antibody affinity using fluorescence -- SLE-associated tests -- Multiplexed serum assays -- Handling and storage of cells and sera: practical considerations -- Phenotypic and functional measurements on circulating immune cells and their subsets -- Natural killer cells -- Tetramer analysis -- Peripheral blood naive and memory B cells -- Dendritic cells -- Monocytes and macrophages -- Tumor cells -- Regulatory T cells -- Intracellular cytokine assays -- Cytolytic assays --Mixed leukocyte reactions -- Antigen/mitogen-stimulated lymphocyte proliferation -- Monitoring cell death -- Cytokine enzyme linked immunosorbent spot (ELISPOT) assay -- Testing natural killer cells -- Delayed type hypersensitivity responses -- Rebuck windows: granulocyte function -- The vascular and coagulation systems -- Sentinel node assays -- Imaging inflammation -- Cancer - solid tumors -- Cancer - hematologic disorders -- Autoimmunity - rheumatoid arthritis -- Autoimmunity - type 1 diabetes -- Autoimmunity - systemic lupus erythematosus -- Autoimmunity - multiple sclerosis -- Autoimmunity - inflammatory bowel disease -- Autoimmunity - endocrine -- Autoimmunity - vasculitis -- Transplantation -- Viral responses - HIV-1 -- Viral responses - epstein-barr virus -- Viral responses - hepatitis -- Dermatology -- Arteriosclerosis -- Primary immunodeficiencies -- Asthma and allergy -- Serum proteomic profiling and analysis -- Imaging cytometry -- Cancer biometrics -- Genomics and microarrays -- Image informatics.
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    A framework for measuring professionalism / David Thomas Stern -- What is medical professionalism? / Louise Arnold and David Thomas Stern -- Ethics, law, and professionalism: what physicians need to know / Audiey Kao -- Using standardized clinical encounters to assess physician communication / Debra Klamen and Reed Williams -- The assessment of moral reasoning and professionalism in medical education and practice / DeWitt C. Baldwin Jr. and Donnie J. Self -- Using surveys to assess professionalism in individuals and institutions / DeWitt C. Baldwin Jr. and Steven R. Daugherty -- Measuring specific elements of professionalism: empathy, teamwork, and lifelong learning / Jon Veloski and Mohmmmedreza Hojat -- Faculty observations of student professional behavior / John Norcini --Using critical incident reports and longitudinal observations to assess professionalism / Maxine Papadakis and Helen Loeser -- Content and context of peer assessment / Louise Arnold and David Thomas Stern -- Using reflection and rhetoric to understand professional behaviors / Shiphra Ginsburg and Lorelei Lingard -- The use of portfolios to assess professionalism / Kelly Fryer-Edwards, Linda E. Pinsky, and Lynne Robins -- Admission to medical school: selecting applicants with the potential for professionalism / Norma E. Wagoner -- Assessing professionalism for accreditation / Dierdre C. Lynch, David C. Leach, and Patricia M. Surdyk -- Measuring professionalism: a commentary / Fred Hafferty.
  • Measuring slipperiness 2003, CRCnetBASE
  • Historical aspects of mechanical circulatory support -- Potential population for long-term use of left ventricular assist devices -- Acute decompensated heart failure -- Pathophysiology of stage D heart failure -- Risk factors for mortality with heart failure -- Candidate selection for long-term left ventricular assist device therapy for advanced heart failure -- Preoperative patient optimization for mechanical circulatory support -- Current types of devices for mechanical circulatory support -- Special clinical settings for mechanical circulatory support -- Perioperative anesthetic management for ventricular assist device implantation -- Surgical methods for mechanical circulatory support -- Intraoperative management issues in mechanical circulatory support -- Adverse events and complications of mechanical circulatory support -- Predischarge and outpatient management -- Psychosocial and quality-of-life issues in mechanical circulatory support -- Myocardial recovery with use of ventricular assist devices -- Regenerative therapy as an adjunct to mechanical support -- Biologic responses to the interface between device and circulation: bleeding and thrombosis with mechanical circulatory support -- Cellular, molecular, genomic and functional changes that occur in the failing heart in response to mechanical circulatory support -- Results of clinical trials to date -- Design challenges for clinical trials in mechanical circulatory support -- Role of government agencies in mechanical circulatory support: FDA -- INTERMACS (Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support) as a tool to track and advance clinical practice -- Reimbursement and funding framework for mechanical circulatory support -- Future of mechanical circulatory support.
  • Mechanical ventilation 2005, Springer
    The Importance of Acute Respiratory Failure in the ICU -- The Epidemiology of Mechanical Ventilation -- Long-term Outcomes of Mechanical Ventilation -- Understanding and Changing the Practice of Mechanical Ventilation in the Community -- Control of Breathing During Mechanical Ventilation -- Patient-ventilator Interactions -- Physiological Rationale for Ventilation of Patients with Obstructive Diseases -- Role of the Clinician in Adjusting Ventilator Parameters During Assisted Ventilation -- Neurally-adjusted Ventilatory Assist -- Liberating Patients from Mechanical Ventilation: What Have we Learned About Protocolizing Care? -- Novel Approaches to Monitoring Mechanical Ventilatory Support -- Indications for Non-invasive Ventilation -- Non-invasive Ventilation: Causes of Success or Failure -- Non-invasive Ventilation in Immunocompromised Patients -- Biophysical Factors Leading to VILI -- Vascular Contribution to VILI -- VILI: Physiological Evidence -- Systemic Effects of Mechanical Ventilation -- Chest Wall Mechanics in ARDS -- Targets in Mechanical Ventilation for ARDS -- How to Detect VILI at the Bedside? -- Lung Morphology in ARDS: How it Impacts Therapy -- Recruitment Maneuvers in ARDS -- Spontaneous Breathing During Ventilatory Support in Patients with ARDS -- Pressure-support Ventilation in Patients with ALI/ -- Prone Ventilation -- Adjuncts to Mechanical Ventilation for ARDS including Biological Variability -- Summary of Clinical Trials of Mechanical Ventilation in ARDS.
  • Mechanical ventilation 2008, ClinicalKey
    "One of the key tools in effectively managing critical illness is the use of mechanical ventilator support. This essential text helps you navigate this rapidly evolving technology and understand the latest research and treatment modalities. A deeper understanding of the effects of mechanical ventilation will enable you to optimize patient outcomes while reducing the risk of trauma to the lungs and other organ systems."--Publisher's website.
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    Classification of mechanical ventilators / Robert L. Chatburn, Richard D. Branson -- Modes of ventilator operation / Richard D. Branson -- The patient-ventilator interface : ventilator circuit, airway care, and suctioning / Richard D. Branson -- Humidification and aerosol therapy / Richard D. Branson -- Ventilator monitors and displays / Neil R. MacIntyre -- Respiratory system mechanics / Neil R. MacIntyre -- Alveolar-capillary gas transport / Neil R. MacIntyre -- Patient-ventilator interactions / Lawrence R. Tom, Catherine S.H. Sassoon -- Cardiopulmonary interactions / David N. Hager, Henry E. Fessler -- Ventilator-induced lung injury / Renee D. Stapleton, Kenneth P. Steinbert -- Nutrition / Richard D. Branson, Jay A. Johannigman -- Sedation, analgesia, and neuromuscular blockade / Bryan A. Fisk, Lisa K. Moores -- Patient positioning / Joseph A. Govert -- Ventilator-associated pneumonia / Mohammed Hijazi, Mariam Al-Ansari -- Management of parenchymal lung injury / Neil R. MacIntyre -- Management of obstructive airway disease / Neil R. MacIntyre -- Unique patient populations / John H. Sherner, Lisa K. Moores -- Discontinuing mechanical ventilation / Neil R. MacIntyre -- Prolonged mechanical ventilation / Christopher E. Cox, Shannon S. Carson -- Mechanical ventilation during transport and cardiopulmonary resuscitation / Richard D. Branson, Jay A. Johannigman -- Noninvasive mechanical ventilation / Nicholas S. Hill -- Modifications on conventional ventilation techniques / John D. Davies -- High-frequency ventilation / Michael A. Gentile, Neil R. MacIntyre -- Extracorporeal techniques for cardiopulmonary support / Michael A. Gentile, Ira M. Cheifetz -- Heliox and inhaled nitric oxide / Dean R. Hess -- Appendix 1. Mechanical ventilation case studies / Neil R. MacIntyre -- Appendix 2. Assessment question answers -- Glossary.
  • The volume dwells on the major issues of mechanical stress influencing the ion channels and intracellular signaling pathways. This book is a unique collection of reviews outlining current knowledge and future developments in this rapidly growing field. In our opinion the book presents not only the latest achievements in the field but also brings the problem closer to the experts in related medical and biological sciences as well as practicing doctors. Knowledge of the mechanisms which underlie these processes is necessary for understanding of the normal functioning of different living organs and tissues and allows to predict changes, which arise due to alterations of their environment, and possibly will allow to develop new methods of artificial intervention. We also hope that presenting the problem will attract more attention to it both from researchers and practitioners and will assist to efficiently introduce it into the practical medicine.
  • Introduction to bone materials -- Basic bone remodeling theory -- Multifield internal bone remodeling -- Multifield surface bone remodeling -- Theoretical models of bone modeling and remodeling -- Effect of parathyroid hormone on bone metabolism -- Cortical bone remodeling under mechanical stimulus -- Bone remodelling under pulsed electromagnetic fields and clinical applications -- Experiments.
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  • Tremor is intimately linked to the numerous interactions of the central and peripheral nervous system components tuning motor control, from the cerebral cortex up to the peripheral effectors. Activities of central generators, reflex loop delays, inertia, stiffness and damping are all factors influencing features of tremor. This book discusses the pathophysiology of tremor including membrane mechanisms and rodent models, the advances in genetics and the musculoskeletal models pertinent to body oscillations. The main forms of tremor encountered during clinical practice are considered, taking into account neuroimaging aspects. The book covers recent advances in methodologies and techniques of assessment, and provides practical informations for the daily management. In addition to pharmacological treatments, neurosurgical approaches such as deep brain stimulation (DBS) and thalamotomy are discussed. Emerging techniques under development are also introduced. Future challenges are also presented.
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    "This new volume covers the basics of pain neurobiology and reviews evidence on the mechanisms of action of physical therapy treatments as well as their clinical effectiveness in specific pain syndromes. It is a comprehensive textbook for the management of pain for the physical therapy student and the practicing physical therapist"--Provided by publisher.
  • Cell volume regulatory mechanisms an introduction / Friedrich, B., Matskevich, I., Lang, F. -- Cell volume-sensitive chloride channels : phenotypic properties and molecular identity / Okada, Y. -- Cell volume-regulated cation channels / Wehner, F. -- Sensors and signal transduction pathways in vertebrate cell volume regulation / Hoffmann, E.K., Pedersen, S.F. -- Activation of kinases upon volume changes : role in cellular homeostasis / Alexander, R.T., Grinstein, S. -- Tonicity dependent regulation of osmoprotective genes in mammalian cells / Ferraris, J.D., Burg, M.B. -- Ion channels and cell volume in regulation of cell proliferation and apoptotic cell death / Lang, F., Shumilina, E. ... [et al.] --Cell volume regulatory ion transport in the regulation of cell migration / Jakab, M., Ritter, M. -- Cell volume regulation in the renal papilla / Beck, F.-X., Neuhofer, W. -- Osmosensing and signaling in the regulation of liver function / Schliess, F., Hussinger, D. -- Cell volume and peptide hormone secretion / Strbák, V. -- Volume changes in neurons : hyperexcitability and neuronal death / Pasantes-Morales, H., Tuz, K. -- Pathophysiology of red cell volume / Browning, J.A., Ellory, J.C., Gibson, J.S.
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  • The role of hormesis in life extension by dietary restriction / E.J. Masoro -- Metabolic reprogramming in dietary restriction / R.M. Anderson, R. Weindruch -- Secrets of the lac operon: glucose hysteresis as a mechanism in dietary restriction, aging, and disease / C.V. Mobbs ... [et al.] -- Effects of dietary restriction on the expression of insulin-signaling-related genes in long-lived mutant mice / A. Bartke ... [et al.] -- Anti-inflammatory mechanisms of dietary restriction in slowing aging processes / T.E. Morgan, A.M. Wong, C.E. Finch -- Dietary restriction in the nematode caenorhabditis elegans / K. Houthoofd ... [et al.] -- Diet restriction in drosophila melanogaster / M. Tatar -- Dietary restriction in aging nonhuman primates / J.A. Mattison ... [et al.] -- Caloric intake and Alzheimer's disease: experimental approaches and therapeutic implications / G.M. Pasinetti ... [et al.] -- Can short-term dietary restriction and fasting have a long-term anticarcinogenic effect? / S. Klebanov.
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    Molecular and cell biology / Julian R. E. Davis -- Gaucher's disease : a model disorder for therapeutic exploration of the lysosome / Timothy M. Cox -- Obesity / J. Shaker, P.G. McTernan, and Sudesh Kumar -- Autoimmune mechanisms / Anthony P. Weetman -- Mechanisms of disease : allergy and anaphylaxis / Richard S.H. Pumphrey -- Infection : bacterial / Stephen D. Lawn and George E. Griffin -- Infection : parasitic / Malcolm E. Molyneux -- The acute coronary syndrome / Anthony M. Heagerty -- Heart failure / Ludwig Neyses and Mamta H. Buch -- Acute neurodegeneration : cerebral ischaemia and stroke / Craig J. Smith ... [et al.] -- Diabetic neuropathy / Adam Greenstein ... [et al.] -- Renal cell carcinoma / Wasat Mansoor -- Alcoholic liver disease / James Neuberger -- Diet, health and disease / Michael E.J. Lean -- Trauma / Nick Payne and David W. Yates -- The interaction between organic and psychiatric disease / Else Guthrie.
  • Insulin and IGF-I receptor structure and binding mechanism / Pierre de Meyts ... [et al.] -- Subcellular compartmentalization of insulin signaling processes and GLUT4 trafficking events / Robert T. Watson ... [et al.] -- Regulation of insulin action and insulin secretion by snare-mediated vesicle exocytosis / Debbie C. Thurmond -- Control of protein synthesis by insulin / Joseph F. Christian and John C. Lawrence -- Hepatic regulation of fuel metabolism / Catherine Clark and Christopher B. Newgard -- Insulin action gene regulation / Calum D. Sutherland, Richard M. O'Brien, and Daryl K. Granner -- Insulin action in the islet B-cell / Rohit N. KulkarnI -- Central regulation of insulin sensitivity / Silvana Obici and Luciano Rossetti -- Transgenic models of impaired insulin signaling / Francesco Oriente and Domenico Accili -- Insulin resistance / C. Hamish Courtney and Jerrold M. Olefsky.
  • Mechanisms of memory. 2nd ed. 2010, ScienceDirect
    This book represents the first step at beginning to put together the complex puzzle of the molecular basis of memory. Sweatt creates a framework of thinking about synaptic plasticity and memory at the molecular level; one which recognizes and begins to incorporate this extreme biochemical complexity into our thinking about memory.
  • Morphogenesis is the set of processes that generate shape and form in the embryo--an important area within developmental biology. An exciting and up-to-the-minute account of the very latest research into the factors that create biological form, Mechanisms of Morphogenesis, second edition is a text reference on the mechanisms of cell and tissue morphogenesis in a diverse array of organisms, including prokaryotes, animals, plants and fungi. By combining hard data with computer modeling, Mechanisms of Morphogenesis, second edition equips readers with a much broader understanding of the scope of modern research than is otherwise available. The book focuses on the ways in which the genetic program is translated to generate cell shape, to direct cell migration, and to produce the shape, form and rates of growth of the various tissues. Each topic is illustrated with experimental data from real systems, with particular reference to gaps in current knowledge and pointers to future. Includes over 200 four-color figures. Offers an integrated view of theoretical developmental biology and computer modelling with laboratory-based discoveries. Covers experimental techniques as a guide to the reader. Organized around principles and mechanisms, using them to integrate discoveries from a range of organisms and systems.
  • 1. Cytokines and Stressors: Implications for Cancer Immunotherapy -- 2. The Role of Oncogene Activation in Tumor Progression -- 3. Carcinogenic Effects of Ionising Radiation -- 4. Chemical Carcinogenesis Role of Chloroform Further Studies -- 5. Use of Organ Explant and Cell Culture in Cancer Research -- 6. Chromosomal Abnormalities in Selected Hematopoietic Malignancies Detected by Conventional and Molecular Cytogenetics: Diagnostic and Prognostic Significance -- 7. Mechanisms of Cancer Growth and Progression in Lymphoma -- 8. Pediatric Cancer Mechanisms of Cancer Growth and Progression -- 9. Carcinogenetic Pathway of Malignant Melanoma -- 10. Ewing Sarcoma: Molecular Characterization and Potential Molecular Therapeutic Targets -- 11. Molecular Mechanisms of Central Nervous System Metastasis -- 12. Carcinogenesis of Human Papillomavirus in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma -- 13. Postmenopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer Clinicopathologic Associations and Molecular Mechanisms -- 14. Carcinogenesis of Lung Cancer -- 15. Genesis of Barretts Neoplasia: Current Concepts -- 16. Genesis of Pancreatic Ductal Neoplasia -- 17. Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis of Pancreatic Endocrine Neoplasms -- 18. Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis in Colorectal Cancer -- 19. Carcinogenetic Pathway of Superficial Low-Grade Urothelial Carcinoma -- 20. Carcinogenetic Pathway of Urothelial Carcinoma -- 21. Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis in Prostate Cancer -- 22. HPV in Cervical Carcinoma -- Index.
  • 1Age and racial variation in the prevalence of open-angle glaucoma in the USA --2Epidemiology of and risk factors for primary open-angle glaucoma --3The Reykjavik Eye Study on prevalence of glaucoma in Iceland and identified risk factors --4Defined glaucoma in Chinese population --5The Wroclaw Epidemiological Study screening possibilities of glaucoma detection --6Pretrabecular mechanisms of intraocular pressure elevation --7Glaucomatous changes in the trabecular meshwork --8Trabecular mechanisms of intraocular pressure elevation Pseudoexfoliation syndrome --9Post-trabecular glaucomas with elevated episcleral venous pressure --10Angle-closure glaucoma: anterior (pulling) mechanisms --11Angle-closure glaucomas: posterior (pushing) mechanisms with pupillary block --12Angle-closure glaucomas: posterior (pushing) mechanisms without pupillary block --13Genetics and glaucoma susceptibility --14Myocilin mutations and their role in open-angle glaucoma --15The functional role of myocilin in glaucoma --16Roles of CYP1B1, optineurin, and WDR36 gene mutations in glaucoma --17Genetic association in the open-angle glaucomas --18ApoE polymorphisms and severity of open-angle glaucoma.19Changes in aqueous humor dynamics with age and glaucoma --20Mechanosensitive genes in the trabecular meshwork at homeostasis: elevated intraocular pressure and stretch --21Reactive astrocytes in the glaucomatous optic nerve head protective and destructive mechanisms --22Optic neuropathy and ganglion cell degeneration in glaucoma --23Proteomics in defining pathogenic processes involved in glaucomatous neurodegeneration in glaucoma: mechanisms and therapeutic strategies --24Proteomics advances toward understanding mechanisms of glaucoma pathology --25Molecular and cellular responses in the eye to glaucoma: ocular gene expression in experimental glaucoma --26Ocular biomechanics in glaucoma --27Intraocular pressure, perfusion pressure, and optic nerve energy metabolism --28Optic nerve: physiology and mechanisms of glaucomatous atrophy --29Psychophysiology of glaucoma --30The primate model of experimental glaucoma --31Involvement of inflammation in a mouse model of inherited pigmentary glaucoma --32Use of purified retinal ganglion cells for an in vitro model to study glaucoma --33pharmacological therapies for managing glaucoma --34Redox-based therapies for neuroprotection --35Neuroprotective signaling pathways in glaucoma --36Role of selective laser trabeculoplasty in the management of glaucoma --37Mechanisms and mechanics of incisional surgery for glaucoma --38Aqueous shunts --39New approaches to the surgical management of the glaucomas.
  • Mechanosensitivity of cells from various tissues -- Mechanotransduction in the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans -- Mechanically mediated crosstalk in heart -- Swelling-and stretch-activated chloride channels in the heart: regulation and function -- Role of stretch-activated channels in the heart: action potential and Ca2+ transients -- Isolated cardiomyocytes: mechanosensitivity of action potential, membrane current and ion concentration -- Mechano-electric feedback in the heart: evidence from intracellular microelectrode recordings on multicellular preparations and single cells from healthy and diseased tissue -- The Role of mechanosensitive fibroblasts in the heart -- Mechanical modulation of intracellular ion concentrations: mechanisms and electrical consequences -- Stretch-induced slow force response in mammalian ventricular myocardium -- The Na+/H+ exchanger as the main protagonist following myocardial stretch: the Anrep effect and myocardial hypertrophy -- Mechano-electric feedback and atrial arrhythmias -- The Role of mechano-electrical feedback in the cholinergic atrial fibrillation initiation --; Mechanosensitive cation channels of leech neurons -- Mechanosensitivity of primary afferent nociceptors in the pain pathway -- Stimulus-secretion coupling in the osmoreceptive prolactin cell of the tilapia -- Stretch-inactivated channels in skeletal muscle -- Stretch-activated cation channels and the myogenic response of small arteries -- Mechanobiology of bone tissue and bone cells -- Functional roles of mechanosensitive ion channels, ss1 integrins and kinase cascades in chondrocyte mechanotransduction -- Enigmatic roles of the epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) in articular chondrocytes and osteoblasts: mechanotransduction, sodium transport or extracellular sodium sensing?
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  • Epidemiology of vector-borne diseases / William K. Reisen -- Cockroaches (Blattaria) / Richard J. Brenner -- Lice (Phthiraptera) / Lance A. Durden -- True bugs (Hemiptera) ; Beetles (Coleoptera) / William L. Krinsky -- Fleas (Siphonaptera) / Lance A. Durden, Robert Traub -- Flies (Diptera) / Robert D. Hall, Reid R. Gerhardt -- Moth flies and sand flies (Psychodidae) / Louis C. Rutledge, Raj K. Gupta -- Biting midges (Ceratopogonidae) / Gary R. Mullen -- Black flies (Simuliidae) / Peter H. Adler, John W. McCreadie -- Mosquitoes (Culicidae) / Woodbridge A. Foster, Edward D. Walker -- Horse flies and deer flies (Tabanidae) / Bradley A. Mullens -- Muscid flies (Muscidae) / Roger D. Moon -- Tsetse flies (Glossinidae) / William L. Krinsky -- Myiasis (Muscoidea, Oestroidea) / E. Paul Catts, Gary R. Mullen -- Louse flies, keds, and related flies (Hippoboscoidea) / John E. Lloyd -- Moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera) / Gary R. Mullen -- Ants, wasps, and bees (Hymenoptera) / Roger D. Akre, Hal C. Reed -- Scorpions (Scorpiones) / Gary R. Mullen, Scott A. Stockwell -- Solpugids (Solifugae) ; Spiders (Araneae) / Gary R. Mullen -- Mites (Acari) / Gary R. Mullen, Barry M. OConnor -- Ticks (Ixodida) / Daniel E. Sonenshine, Robert S. Lane, William L. Nicholson.
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  • "Artificial Intelligence techniques have been successfully applied to the medical domain, and AI systems are being integrated into healthcare. AI systems can make providing healthcare more accurate, less expensive, more available, and more efficient. They are consistent and can be mass produced. This book includes a number of contributed chapters that detail the most recent advances and research efforts by world-wide experts in the field. The chapters follow the organization of the taxonomy; and offer a clear connection between chapters"--Provided by publisher.
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  • Medical biochemistry. 4th ed. 2002, ScienceDirect
  • Brought to you in a thorough yet accessible manner, the new edition of Medical Biochemistry gives access to all of the latest information on basic and clinically focused genetic and molecular biology. Featuring a team of contributors that includes investigators involved in cutting-edge research as well as experienced clinicians, this updated medical textbook offers a unique combination of both research and practice that's ideal for today's problem-based integrated courses. Relate biochemistry to everyday practice with the help of Clinical Boxes integrated into the text, and access in-depth coverage of important topics - including recent research in biochemistry - through Advanced Concept Boxes.Test your knowledge and improve retention with Active Learning Boxes at the conclusion of each chapter, and quickly review the most common lab tests performed with convenient Clinical Test Boxes.Effectively study the most updated information in biochemistry with the help of a dynamic, full-color design.Better understand the relationship between science and clinical practice with material organized by organ rather than system.
  • Fulltext Springer Protocols
    Basic techniques in molecular biology / Ralph Rapley -- Probe design, production, and applications / Marilena Aquino de Muro -- Restriction enzymes: tools in clinical research / Gareth J.S. Jenkins -- Southern blotting as a diagnostic method / Bronwen Harvey and Pirkko Soundy -- Western blotting as a diagnostic method / Pirkko Soundy and Bronwen Harvey -- Principles and medical applications of the polymerase chain reaction / Bimal D. M. Theophilus -- Single strand conformation polymorphism (SSCP) analysis / Igor Vorechovsky -- Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) / Jeroen H. Roelfsema and Dorien J.M. Peters -- Quantitative analysis of DNA sequences by PCR and solid phase sequencing / Anu Suomalainen and Ann-Christine Syvänen -- Introduction to capillary electrophoresis of DNA: biomedical applications / Beatriz Sanchez-Vega -- Mapping techniques / Simon G. Gregory --Dideoxyfingerprinting for mutation detection / Ioannis Bossis, Antonios Voutetakis, and Constantine A. Stratakis -- Conformation sensitive gel electrophoresis / Marian Hill -- Amplification refractory mutation system and molecular diagnostics / Richard Kitching and Arun Seth -- Ligase chain reaction / Carla Osiowy -- Chemical cleavage of mismatch: theory and clinical applications / Neil V. Whittock and Louise Izatt -- The protein truncation test / Johan T. den Dunnen -- Linkage, allele sharing, and association / Mara Giordano -- Single nucleotide polymorphisms: technology and applications / Cyril Mamotte, Frank Christiansen, and Lyle J. Palmer -- cDNA microarrays / Philip G. Febbo -- Nucleic acid sequence-based amplification / Katherine Loens, D. Ursi, H. Goosens, and M. Ieven -- The oligonucleotide ligation assay / Faye A. Eggerding --Quantitative taqman real-time PCR: diagnostic and scientific applications / Jörg Dötsch, Ellen Schoof, and Wolfgang Rascher -- Use of denaturing high-performance liquid chromatography in molecular medicine / Elizabeth L. Rugg and Gareth J. Magee -- Quantitative PCR / David Sugden -- Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry of nucleic acids / Herbert Oberacher and Walther Parson -- Comparative genomic hybridization in clinical and medical research / Peng-Hui Wang, Yann-Jang Chen, and Chi-Hung Lin -- Bioinformatics tools for gene and protein sequence analysis / Bernd H.A. Rehm and Frank Reinecke -- In situ hybridization / Amanda D. Watters -- Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay / William J. Jordan -- Protein therapeutics: mouse, humanized, and human antibodies / Benny K.C. Lo -- Karyotyping / Avery A. Sandberg, John F. Stone, and Zhong Chen --Microsatellite analysis / Rachel E. Ibbotson and Anton E. Parker -- Analysis of chromosomal translocations / Andreas Hochhaus -- Differential display: theory and applications / Irina Gromova, Pavel Gromov, and Julio E. Celis -- Techniques for gene expression profiling / Mark P. Richards -- Capillary electrophoresis in clinical analysis / Margaret A. Jenkins and Sujiva Ratnaike -- Flow cytometry in the biomedical arena / James L. Weaver and Maryalice Stetler-Stevenson -- Immunocytochemistry / Patricia A. Fetsch -- Ribotyping in clinical microbiology / Patricia Severino and Sylvain Brisse -- Diagnostic applications of protein microarrays / Samir Hanash -- The human genome project / Rahul Chodhari and Eddie Chung -- Prenatal diagnosis of inborn errors of metabolism / Guy T.N. Besley -- Gene therapy: methods and application / Stella B. Somiari.
  • Medical biometrics 2007, Springer
  • Medical book SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Chronologically documents two hundred and fifty medical milestones from 10,000 B.C. to modern times, including the history of separating conjoined twins, the discovery of viruses, and the Human Genome Project.
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  • "This title provides a thorough understanding of the key decision making infrastructure of clinical practice and retains its emphasis on practice and principles of individualized medical decision making"--Provided by publisher.
  • Medical device safety 2002, CRCnetBASE
  • Medical devices and systems 2006., CRCnetBASE
    Infrared imaging applied to dentistry -- Use of infrared imaging in veterinary medicine -- Standard procedures for infrared imaging in medicine -- Infrared detectors and detector arrays -- Infrared camera characterization -- Infrared camera and optics for medical applications -- sect. IV. Medical informatics. Hospital information systems: their function and state -- Computer-based patient records -- Overview of standards related to the emerging health care information infrastructure -- Introduction to informatics and nursing -- Non-AI decision making -- Medical informatics and biomedical emergencies: new training and simulation technologies for first responders -- sect. V. Biomedical sensors. Physical measurements -- Biopotential electrodes -- Electrochemical sensors -- Optical sensors -- Bioanalytic sensors -- Biological sensors for diagnostics -- sect. VI. Medical instruments and devices. Biopotential amplifiers -- Bioelectric impedance measurements -- Implantable cardiac pacemakers --Medical instruments and devices used in the home -- Virtual instrumentation: applications in biomedical engineering -- sect. VII. Clinical engineering. Clinical engineering: evolution of a discipline -- Management and assessment of medical technology -- Risk factors, safety, and management of medical equipment -- Clinical engineering program indicators -- Quality of improvement and team building -- A standards primer for clinical engineers -- Regulatory and assessment agencies -- Applications of virtual instruments in health care -- sect. VIII. Ethical issues associated with the use of medical technology. Beneficence, nonmaleficence, and medical technology -- Ethical issues related to clinical research.Noninvasive arterial blood pressure and mechanics -- Cardiac output measurement -- External defibrillators -- Implantable defibrillators -- Implantable stimulators for neuromuscular control -- Respiration -- Mechanical ventilation -- Essentials of anesthesia delivery -- Electrosurgical devices -- Biomedical lasers -- Instrumentation for cell mechanics -- Blood glucose monitoring -- Atomic force microscopy: probing biomolecular interactions -- Parenteral infusion devices -- Clinical laboratory: separation and spectral methods -- Clinical laboratory: nonspectral methods and automation -- Noninvasive optical monitoring --Sect. I. Biomedical signal analysis. Biomedical signals: origin and dynamic characteristics, frequency-domain analysis -- Digital biomedical signal acquisition and processing -- Compression of digital biomedical signals -- Time-frequency signal representations for biomedical signals -- Wavelet (time-scale) analysis in biomedical signal processing -- Higher-order spectral analysis -- Neural networks in biomedical signal processing -- complexity, scaling, and fractals in biomedical signals -- Future directions: biomedical signal processing and networked multimedia communications -- sect. II. Imaging. X-ray -- Computed tomography -- Magnetic resonance imaging -- Nuclear medicine -- Ultrasound -- Magnetic resonance microscopy -- Positron-emission tomography (PET) -- Electrical impedance tomography -- Medical applications of virtual reality technology --Sect. III. Infrared imaging. Advances in medical infrared imaging -- The historical development of thermometry and thermal imaging in medicine -- Physiology of thermal signals -- Quantitative active dynamic thermal IR-imaging and thermal tomography in medical diagnostics -- Thermal texture maps (TTM): concept, theory, and applications -- IR imagers as fever monitoring devices: physics, physiology, and clinical accuracy -- Infrared imaging of the breast - an overview -- Functional infrared imaging of the breast: historical perspectives, current applications, and future considerations -- Detecting breast cancer from thermal infrared images by asymmetry analysis -- Advanced thermal image processing -- Biometrics: face recognition in thermal infrared -- Infrared imaging for tissue characterization and function -- Thermal imaging in diseases of the skeletal and neuromuscular systems -- Functional infrared imaging in clinical applications -- Thermal imaging in surgery --
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  • Medical devices. 2nd ed. / 2003, Techstreet
  • Medical disaster response 2009, CRCnetBASE
    Presenting an overview of the basic principles of disaster management, this book describes the role of emergency medicine in disaster planning and mass casualty events. From disaster capacity to hazard risk score and vulnerability analysis, it addresses various aspects of disaster planning.
  • "The purpose of medical education is to benefit patients by improving the work of doctors. Patient centeredness is a centuries old concept in medicine, but there is still a long way to go before medical education can truly be said to be patient centered. Ensuring the centrality of the patient is a particular challenge during medical education, when students are still forming an identity as trainee doctors, and conservative attitudes towards medicine and education are common amongst medical teachers, making it hard to bring about improvements. How can teachers, policy makers, researchers and doctors bring about lasting change that will restore the patient to the heart of medical education? The authors, experienced medical educators, explore the role of the patient in medical education in terms of identity, power and location. Using innovative political, philosophical, cultural and literary critical frameworks that have previously never been applied so consistently to the field, the authors provide a fundamental reconceptualisation of medical teaching and learning, with an emphasis upon learning at the bedside and in the clinic. They offer a wealth of practical and conceptual insights into the three-way relationship between patients, students and teachers, setting out a radical and exciting approach to a medical education for the future." --Publisher description.
  • Basic radiation physics, chemistry, and biology -- Sources of radiation exposure -- Effects on genetic material -- Cancer induction and dose-response models -- Carcinogenesis of specific sites -- Deterministic effects of radiation -- Effects of radiation in combination with other agents -- Radiation exposure in utero -- Uranium, plutonium, and radium -- Attribution of radiation effects and probability of causation in a specific individual -- Perception of radiation and psychological risks -- Hormesis.
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  • This document reviews the medical eligibility criteria for use of contraception, offering guidance on the safety of use of different methods for women and men with specific characteristics or known medical conditions. The recommendations are based on systematic reviews of available clinical and epidemiological research. It is a companion guideline to 'Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use'. Together, these documents are intended to be used by policy-makers, programme managers, and the scientific community, to support national programmes in the preparation of service delivery guidelines.
  • Medical emergency teams 2006, Springer
    Measuring and improving safety -- The evolution of the health care system -- Process change in health care institutions: top-down or bottom-up? -- The challenge of predicting in-hospital iatrogenic deaths -- Overview of hospital medicine -- Medical trainees and patient safety -- Matching levels of care with levels of illness -- General principles of medical emergency teams -- Potential sociological and political barriers to medical emergency team implementation -- Overview of various medical emergency team models -- Early goal-directed therapy -- Nurse-led medical emergency teams: a recipe for success in community hospitals -- ICU without walls: a New York City model -- Hospital size and location and the feasibility of the medical emergency team -- Medical emergency teams in teaching hospitals -- The nurse's perspective -- The hospital administrator's perspective -- Personnel resources for crisis response -- Equipment, medications, and supplies for a medical emergency team response -- Resident training and the medical emergency team -- Teaching organized crisis team functioning using human simulators -- Information systems considerations: integration of medical emergency team clinical indicators -- Evaluating complex system interventions in patient safety -- Integrating MET into a patient safety program -- Are medical emergency teams worth the cost?
  • Medical encounters 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Epidemic, encounter, and colonial promotion in Virginia -- Healing, medical authority, and moral degeneration in New England -- African testimony, dangerous communications, and colonial medical knowledge in the 1721 Boston -- Inoculation controversy -- Obeah, slave revolt, and plantation medicine in the British West Indies -- Drunkenness, syphilis, and history in Samson Occom's medical writing.
  • Medical English 2006, Springer
  • Medical epidemiology 2005 (4th ed.), AccessMedicine
  • In addition to being essential for safe and effective patient care, medical equipment also has significant impact on the income and, thus, vitality of healthcare organizations. For this reason, its maintenance and management requires careful supervision by healthcare administrators, many of whom may not have the technical background to understand all of the relevant factors. This book presents the basic elements of medical equipment maintenance and management required of healthcare leaders responsible for managing or overseeing this function. It will enable these individuals to understand their professional responsibilities, as well as what they should expect from their supervised staff and how to measure and benchmark staff performance against equivalent performance levels at similar organizations. The book opens with a foundational summary of the laws, regulations, codes, and standards that are applicable to the maintenance and management of medical equipment in healthcare organizations. Next, the core functions of the team responsible for maintenance and management are described in sufficient detail for managers and overseers. Then the methods and measures for determining the effectiveness and efficiency of equipment maintenance and management are presented to allow performance management and benchmarking comparisons. The challenges and opportunities of managing healthcare organizations of different sizes, acuity levels, and geographical locations are discussed. Extensive bibliographic sources and material for further study are provided to assist students and healthcare leaders interested in acquiring more detailed knowledge.
  • Medical equipment and its life cycle -- Medical device risk, regulation and governance : an overview -- Approaches to equipment management : structures and systems -- Purchase and replacement : allocating priorities and managing resources -- Evaluating devices and technologies for replacement and equipping -- Equipment training for clinical and technical users -- Assessing maintenance and support needs -- Maintenance contract management -- Adverse incidents, investigations, control and monitoring -- Supporting research and development -- Disposal -- Sources of information for equipment management professionals -- Improving performance: quality, indicators, benchmarking and audit.
  • Medical error and harm 2011, CRCnetBASE
    "This book arrives at a time of heightened concerns about patient safety in medical care and the overall responsibility assumed by health professionals. It begins by exploring experiences of error and harm in general, and it covers medical errors that can be attributed to system failures and errors in an individual's reasoning, subsequent decision-making, and execution of tasks in medical care. It focuses on how to detect, correct, and avoid errors and their sometimes disastrous consequences. The book concludes with an analysis of the contributions and expectations of physicians in tort litigation and legal decision-making"--Provided by publisher.
  • Introduction -- General concepts -- Medical services -- Medical devices -- Analysis -- Human factors -- Management errors -- Communications -- Drug delivery.
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    Error -- Rationalization -- Narcissism -- SCRAM : a case study -- Forgiveness -- Remedies -- The empathic disclosure of medical error -- Beyond errors, beyond narcissism.
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    An ethical foundation -- A theological foundation -- Ethical issues in heart failure -- Ethical issues in lung failure -- Ethical issues in kidney failure -- Ethical issues involving failure of eating and drinking -- Ethical issues in brain failure -- Ethical issues in mind failure -- Ethical issues involving cultural and religious beliefs -- Ethical issues in the neonatal period -- Ethical issues in children -- Ethical issues in the use of reproductive technology -- Ethical issues in pregnancy -- Ethical issues in organ transplantation -- The priesthood of believers.
  • Medical ethics manual. 2nd ed. 2009, WMA, Scroll to bottom of page for download options.
    1. Principal Features of Medical Ethics -- 2. Physicians and Patients -- 3. Physicians and Society -- 4. Physicians and Colleagues -- 5. Medical Research -- 6. Conclusion.
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    Chronic fatigue: definition and history -- Relevance of fatigue to other symptoms, and to diagnosis, predisposition, and treatment of illnesses such as cancer -- Possible causative, predisposing, and perpetuating factors of chronic fatiguing illnesses -- Treatment of chronic fatiguing illnesses.
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    Gene structure and function -- Chromosomes and cell division -- Common chromosome disorders -- Single-gene (Mendelian) inheritance -- Identifying genes for Mendelian diseases -- Polygenic inheritance and complex diseases -- Genes and population -- Genes and haemoglobin -- Genes and development -- Genes and cancer -- Genes and biochemistry -- Genes, drugs, and treatment -- Clinical skills and scenarios -- Applied clinical genetics -- Appendix 1: Medical school core curriculum in genetics -- Appendix 2: Teaching medical genetics to undergraduate medical students -- Glossary.
  • Genetic basis of conditions commonly seen in ORL practice /Friedmann D.R., Lalwani A.K --Basic medical genetics for the otolaryngologist /Alford, R.L., Darilek, S.A --Ordering genetic tests and interpreting the results /Deignan, J.L., Grody, W.W. --Referring patients for a medical genetics consultation and genetic counseling /Sutton, V.R. --Towards an etiologic diagnosis: assessing the patient with hearing loss /Lin, J., Oghalai, J.S. --Nonsyndromic hereditary hearing loss /Alford, R.L. --Hereditary hearing loss with thyroid abnormalities /Choi, B.Y. ... [et al.] --Pigmentary anomalies and hearing loss /Toriello, H.V. --Usher syndrome: hearing loss with vision loss /Friedman, T.B. ... [et al.] --Genetic disorders with both hearing loss and cardiovascular abnormalities /Belmont, J.W. ... [et al.] --Hearing loss disorders associated with renal disease /Kimberling, W.J., Borso, N., Smith, R.J. --Multiple endocrine neoplasia: types 1 and 2 /Marsh, D.J., Gimm, O. --Neurofibromatosis type 2 /Evans, D.G.R., Lloyd, S.K.W., Ramsden, R.T. --Hereditary paragangliomas /Raygada, M., Pasini, B., Stratakis, C.A. --Genetic causes of nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate /Yuan, Q., Blanton, S.H., Hecht, J.T --Chronic rhinosinusitis /Wang, X., Cutting, G.R. --Otosclerosis /Ealy, M., Smith, R.J.H --Genetics of vestibulopathies /Jen, J.C. --Genetics of otitis media /Post, J.C. --Gene therapy for head and neck cancer /Abuzeid, W.M., Li, D., O'Malley Jr., B.W.
  • Medical genetics. 4th ed. 2010, ClinicalKey
    Lynn B. Jorde, PhD; John C. Carey, MD; and Michael J. Bamshad, MD integrate recent developments with clinical practice and emphasize the central principles of genetics and their clinical applications. Now in full color, this edition provides you with the stunning visual clarity so important in this field. Get the very latest on hot topics like gene identification, cancer genetics, gene testing and gene therapy, common diseases, ethical and social issues, personalized medicine, and much more.
  • Medical history of skin 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "Diseases affecting the skin have tended to provoke a response of particular horror in society. With obvious and sometimes repellant outward signs of malady, they were often perceived to be highly contagious, as well as synonymous with immorality. Such connotations may have stemmed from the tell-tale buboes of syphilis, but the social stigma of disfigurement is something that still exists today. This collection of essays uses case studies to chart the medical history of skin from the eighteenth to the twentieth century." -- [Publisher-supplied data]
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  • Medical image registration 2001, CRCnetBASE
  • Medical imaging 2013, CRCnetBASE
    "This book offers a selective review of key imaging modalities focusing on modalities with established clinical utilization. It provides a detailed overview of x-ray imaging and computed tomography, fundamental concepts in signal acquisition and processes, followed by an overview of functional MRI (fMRI) and chemical shift imaging. It also covers topics in Magnetic Resonance Microscopy, the physics of instrumentation and signal collection, and their application in clinical practice. The selection of topics provides readers with an appreciation of the depth and breadth of the field and the challenges ahead of the technical and clinical community of researchers and practitioners"--Provided by publisher.
  • Medical imaging 2014, CRCnetBASE
    "The book has two intentions. First, it assembles the latest research in the field of medical imaging technology in one place. Detailed descriptions of current state-of-the-art medical imaging systems (comprised of x-ray CT, MRI, ultrasound, and nuclear medicine) and data processing techniques are discussed. Information is provided that will give interested engineers and scientists a solid foundation from which to build with additional resources. Secondly, it exposes the reader to myriad applications that medical imaging technology has enabled"--Provided by publisher.
  • Medical Imaging in Clinical Trials is a key text in understanding the methodology and the metrics that are required in the field of medical imaging. As the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries continue to identify ways to improve and speed up product development, medical imaging plays a more significant role. Medical Imaging in Clinical Trials aims to educate and provide a hands-on text for those involved in clinical trials and either new to medical imaging and having to assimilate it into clinical trials or requiring to understand the key differences between clinical trial imaging and routine clinical imaging. It is targeted to those professionals involved in clinical trials at the clinical research site, pharmaceutical and medical device industries, and regulators. This is not the "how to image" book written for the radiologist or Radiological Technologist, but covers the critical aspects of clinical trial methodology that are important for these individuals to understand. This book addresses the ethics and radiation dosages of the different modalities, the end points commonly used for the different trial phases, the acquisition and analysis techniques, as well as the logistics management of medical imaging and the role of the central imaging lab or imaging core lab (ICL) which is now the standard requirement for clinical trials. Furthermore this text delves into the details of the major therapeutic areas where medical imaging plays a primary or secondary efficacy or safety end point.
  • Medical immunology. 5th ed. 2001, CRCnetBASE
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    Basic immunology. Introduction / Gabriel Virella. Cells and tissues involved in the immune response / Gabriel Virella. Major histocompatibility complex / Janardan P. Pandey. Immune response: antigens, lymphocytes, and accessory cells / Donna L. Farber, John W. Sleasman, and Gabriel Virella. Immunoglobulin structure / Gabriel Virella. Biosynthesis, metabolism, and biological properties of immunoglobulins / Gabriel Virella. Genetics of immunoglobulins / Janaradan P. Pandey. Antigen-antibody reactions / Gabriel Virella. Complement system / Robert J. Boackle. Lymphocyte ontogeny and membrane markers / Virginia M. Litwin. Cell-mediated immunity / Donna L. Farber and Gabriel Virella. Humoral immune response and its induction by active immunization / Gabriel Virella. Phagocytosis / Gabriel Virella. Infection and immunity / Gabriel Virella and Stephen Tomlinson -- Diagnostic immunology. Diagnostic immunology / Virginia M. Litwin and Gabriel Virella -- Clinical immunology. Tolerance and autoimmunity / George C. Tsokos and Gabriel Virella. Organ-specific autoimmune diseases / Gabriel Virella and George C. Tsokos. Systemic lupus erythematosus / George C. Tsokos. Rheumatoid arthritis / George C. Tsokos and Gabriel Virella. Hypersensitivity reactions / Gabriel Virella. Immunoglobulin e-mediated (immediate) hypersensitivity / Albert F. Finn, Jr. and Gabriel Virella. Immunohematology / Gabriel Virella and Armand Glassman. Immune complex diseases / Gabriel Virella and George C. Tsokos. Immune system modulators / Philip D. Hall and Gabriel Virella. Transplantation immunology / Justin D. Ellett, Gabriel Virella, and Kenneth D. Chavin. Tumor immunology / Deanne M.R. Lathers and Sebastiano Gattoni-Celli. Lymphocyte and plasma cell malignancies / Gabriel Virella -- Immunodeficiency diseases. Diagnosis of immunodeficiency diseases / John W. Sleasman and Gabriel Virella. Primary immunodeficiency diseases / John W. Sleasman and Gabriel Virella. AIDS and other acquired immunodeficiency diseases / John W. Sleasman and Gabriel Virella.
  • Medical informatics 2005, Springer
    Knowledge management, data mining, and text mining in medical informatics -- Mapping medical informatics research -- Bioinformatics challenges and opportunities -- Managing information security and privacy in health care data mining: state of the art -- Ethical and social challenges of electronic health information -- Medical concept representation -- Characterizing biomedical concept relationships: concept relationships as a pathway for knowledge creation and discovery -- Biomedical ontologies -- Information retrieval and digital libraries -- Modeling text retrieval in biomedicine -- Public access to anatomic images -- 3D medical informatics: information science in multiple dimensions -- Infectious disease informatics and outbreak detection -- Semantic interpretation for the biomedical research literature -- Semantic text parsing for patient records -- Identification of biological relationships from text documents -- Creating, modeling and visualizing metabolic networks: FCModeler and PathBinder for network modeling and creation -- Gene pathway text mining and visualization -- The genomic data mine -- Exploratory genomic data analysis -- Joint learning using multiple types of data and knowledge.
  • Over the years, medical informatics has matured into a true scientific discipline. Fundamental and applied aspects are now taught in various fields of health, including medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing and public health. Medical informatics is also often included in the curricula of many other disciplines, including the life sciences, engineering and economics. Medical informatics is a complex and rapidly changing discipline. Relatively few books have been published on the subject, and they rapidly become obsolete. This book is the fruit of a collaborative effort between authors teaching medical informatics in France and others who are conducting research in this field. In addition, an international perspective was pursued, as reflected in the inclusion of various developments and actions in both the USA and Europe. This book is divided into 18 chapters, all of which include learning objectives, recommendations for further reading, exercises and bibliographic references.
  • Medical infrared imaging 2008, CRCnetBASE
    Advances in medical infrared imaging / Nicholas A. Diakides ... [et al.] -- The historical development of thermometry and thermal imaging in medicine / Francis E. Ring and Bryan F. Jones -- Infrared detectors and detector arrays / Paul R. Norton ... [et al.] -- Infrared camera characterization / Joseph G. Pellegrino ... [et al.] -- Infrared camera and optics for medical applications / Michael W. Grenn ... [et al.] -- Physiology of thermal signals / David D. Pascoe, James B. Mercer, and Lois de Weerd -- Quantitative active dynamic thermal IR-imaging and thermal tomography in medical diagnostics / Antoni Nowakowski -- Dynamic thermal assessment / Michael Anbar -- Infrared imaging of the breast : a review / William C. Amalu ... [et al.] -- Functional infrared imaging of the breast: historical perspectives, current application, and future considerations / John R. Keyserlingk ... [et al.] -- Detecting breast cancer from thermal infrared images by asymmetry analysis / Hairong Qi, Phani Teja Kuruganti, and Wesley E. Snyder -- Advanced thermal image processing / Boguslaw Wiecek ... [et al.] -- Physiology- based face recognition in the thermal infrared spectrum / Pradeep Buddharaju and Ioannis Pavlidis -- Infrared imaging for functional monitoring of disease processes / Moinuddin Hassan ... [et al.] -- Biomedical applications of functional infrared imaging / Arcangelo Merla and Gian Luca Romani -- Fever mass screening tool for infectious diseases outbreak: integrated artificial intelligence with bio-statistical approach in thermogram analysis / E.Y.K. Ng and E.C. Klee -- Thermal imaging in diseases of the skeletal and neuromuscular systems / Francis E. Ring and Kurt Ammer -- Functional infrared imaging in the evaluation of complex regional pain syndrome, type I: current pathophysiological concepts, methodology, case studies, clinical implications / Timothy D. Conwell, James Giordano, and Steven J. Gulevich -- Thermal imaging in surgery / Paul Campbell and Roderick Thomas -- Infrared imaging applied to dentistry / Barton M. Gratt -- Use of infrared imaging in veterinariay medicine / Ram C. Purohit, Tracy A. Turner, and David D. Pascoe -- Standard procedures for infrared imaging in medicine / Kurt Ammer and Francis E. Ring -- Storage and retrieval of medical thermograms / Gerald Schaefer -- Ethical obligations in infrared imaging research and practice / James Giordano.
  • Medical instrumentation 2007, CRCnetBASE
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    Basic concepts of medical instrumentation / Walter H. Olson -- Basic sensors and principles / Robert A. Peura and John G. Webster -- Amplifiers and signal processing / John G. Webster -- The origin of biopotentials / John W. Clark, Jr. -- Biopotential electrodes / Michael R. Neuman -- Biopotential amplifiers / Michael R. Neuman -- Blood pressure and sound / Robert A. Peura -- Measurement of flow and volume of blood / John G. Webster -- Measurements of the respiratory system / Frank P. Primiano, Jr. -- Chemical biosensors / Robert A. Peura -- Clinical laboratory instrumentation / Lawrence A. Wheeler -- Medical imaging systems / Melvin P. Siedband -- Therapeutic and prosthetic devices / Michael R. Neuman -- Electrical safety / Walter H. Olson.
  • The Medical Interview by Drs. Steven A. Cole and Julian Bird equips you to communicate effectively with your patients so you can provide optimal care! This best-selling, widely adopted resource presents a practical, systematic approach to honing your basic interviewing skills and managing common challenging communicating situations. Its Three-Function Approach - "Build the Relationship," "Assess and Understand," and Collaborative Management" offers straightforward tasks, behaviors, and skills that can be easily mastered, making this an ideal learning tool for beginners and a valuable reference for experienced healthcare professionals. Effectively meet a full range of communication challenges including language and cultural barriers, sexual issues, elderly patients, breaking bad news, and non-adherence.
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    The patient's story -- Interviewing as a clinical skill -- Respect, genuineness, and empathy -- Chief complaint and present illness -- Other active problems, past medical history, and family history -- The patient profile -- The sexual history -- Review of systems, physical examination, and closure -- The clinical narrative -- Communication in the office setting -- Pediatric and adolescent interviewing -- Interviewing the geriatric patient -- Cultural competence in the interview -- Difficult patient-clinician interactions -- Telling bad news -- Talking with patients about complementary and alternative medicine -- Ethics and the law -- Malpractice and the clinical interview -- Education and negotiation -- The medical interview at work.
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  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Defining the rights to physician-assisted suicide -- 3. Glucksburg v. Compassion -- 4. A legal right to physician-assisted suicide -- 5. A moral right to physician assisted suicide -- 6. The concept of fetal rights -- 7. Maternal duties and fetal rights -- 8. The scope of the right to procreational autonomy -- 9. Possessors of the right to procreational autonomy -- 10. Medical futility and moral rights.
  • Medical licensing and discipline in America SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    The Birth of medical regulation in America -- The Roots of the Federation of State Medical Boards -- Beginnings, growth and challenges, 1912-1929 -- Stasis and resurgence, 1930-1959 -- Walter Bierring and the Federation's early leadership -- The Push for public accountability, 1961-1979 -- The Modern Federation emerges, 1980-2001 -- A New millennium, a second century.
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    Arrivals -- Student days : the shared experience of survival -- Joseph Lister and the teaching of surgery -- First steps : the first five years after qualification -- Jex-Blake's women : education and careers -- Varieties of practice -- Listerism in practice -- Lister's men abroad : settlers -- Lister's men abroad : imperialists, missionaries and enclaves -- Last days.
  • Medical malpractice 2005, Springer
    Insuring the practice of medicine / Mark Gorney and Richard E. Anderson -- What every doctor should know about litigation : a primer on how to win medical malpractice lawsuits / Fred J. Hiestand -- Risk reduction from a plaintiff attorney's perspective / David Wm. Horan -- The physician as a witness / Joel A. Mattison -- The judicial process : discovery and deposition / Jonathan I. Epstein -- Communication and patient safety / Mark Gorney -- E-medicine in the physician's office / Edward Fotsch -- Risk management for the family physician / Malcolm H. Weiss -- Emergency medicine / Michael Jay Bresler -- Anesthesiology / Ann S. Lofsky -- Malpractice and medical practice : obstetrics and gynecology / Jack M. Schneider -- Breast cancer litigation / Richard E. Anderson and David B. Troxel -- Pap smear litigation / David B. Troxel -- Medical liability in plastic and reconstructive surgery / Mark Gorney -- The case for legal reform / Richard E. Anderson -- Health policy review : medical malpractice / David M. Studdert, Michelle M. Mello, and Troyen A. Brennan -- New directions in medical liability reform / William M. Sage.
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    Medical malpractice and tort reform in the USA -- Avoiding problems with Qui Tam, HIPPA, and other disciplinary actions -- Maritime medical malpractice -- Defensive moves and strategies to avoid medical malpractice suits in primary medical care and specialist practice -- Proactive strategies to reduce malpractice risks in primary care and surgical practice -- Proactive strategies to reduce malpractice risks in psychiatry -- What you must know about managed care snares and punitive damages -- How to avert or deal with a potential medical malpractice suit : strategies for averting medical malpractice -- What to do and not to do in a pending or ongoing medical malpractice suit -- Alterante dispute resolution as an alternative to medical malpractice litigation : alternate dispute resolution, mediationm and other options for the defendant physician -- Caveats on testifying physicians : attorney relationships -- How physicians can be investigated prior to trial : investigating the medical expert witness -- Overview of a medical malpractice trial -- Introducing the physician to legal testimony : preparing the defendant physician for testimony -- A trial judge's advice to testifying physicians on enhancing credibility in court -- Medical malpractice terms and definitions for the testifying physician -- Medical malpractice terms and tips for the testifying physician -- How to prepare for and handle your deposition : deposition preparation for the physician -- How to manage attorney abuse -- Ten examples on the Daubert impact on physician testimony -- The use of evidence- based medicine to fend off a Daubert and cross examination challenge of your medical opinion[s] -- Resource of legal theories, themes, and analogies for the medical expert witness -- Example of translating for the jury; medicalese into understandable English -- Lessons from my expert testimony mistakes -- Critiques and golden nuggets for physician defendants and medical expert witnesses -- Medical expert witness rewards.
  • Reduce your risk of costly litigation! Written in easy-to-understand language by a team of medical doctors who are also attorneys at law, this handbook addresses the issues surrounding the growing incidence of medical malpractice. It examines the scenarios that can result in a malpractice suit, the best actions to take during the course of litigation, and the most effective ways to minimize your legal liabilities. Access the expert guidance of top professionals across medical and legal fields in an easy-to-read format. Review the legal aspects of nearly every medical topic that impacts health care professionals. Quickly see how to minimize your legal liabilities with the aid of "Golden Rule" boxes. Understand the different types of malpractice suits and the physician's position and defense in each. See how concepts apply to specific scenarios through abundant case studies. Explore specific legal considerations for each medical specialty.
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  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Pathogenesis of glaucoma -- 3. Diagnosing glaucoma -- 4. Medical management of glaucoma.
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  • The role and responsibility of the medical consultant / Geno J. Merli, Howard H. Weitz -- Preoperative assessment for the healthy patient / Barry S. Ziring -- Antimicrobial prophylaxis : prevention of postoperative infections / Robert E. Measley, Jr. -- Selected medical challenges of anesthesia / Robert F. Atkins -- Prophylaxis for deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in the surgical patient / Geno J. Merli -- Perioperative evaluation of patients with hematologic disorders / Frederick M. Fellin -- Noncardiac surgery in the patient with cardiovascular disease : preoperative evaluation and perioperative care / Howard H. Weitz -- Perioperative assessment and management of patients with pulmonary diseases / Gregory C. Kane, Bartolome R. Celli -- Gastrointestinal complications in the postoperative period / John A. Evans, David G. Forcione, Lawrence S. Friedman -- Management of the surgical patient with liver disease / Jacqueline G. O'Leary, Lawrence S. Friedman -- Bariatric surgery : preoperative evaluation and postoperative care / James Fink -- Perioperative management of endocrine disorders / Kevin Furlong, Intekhab Ahmed, Serge Jabbour -- Perioperative management of the ophthalmologic patient / Marvin E. Gozum -- Nonobstetric surgery in the pregnant patient / Barbara Knight, Janine V. Kyrillos -- The patient with substance abuse going to surgery / Elizabeth Teperov -- Perioperative assessment and management of the surgical patient with neurologic problems / Rodney D. Bell, Geno J. Merli -- Perioperative care of the elderly patient / Michael F. Lubin -- Surgery in the patient with kidney disease / Brenda Hoffman, Tracy McGowan -- Perioperative management of the patient with arthritis or systemic autoimmune disease / Brian F. Mandell -- Perioperative care of the patient with psychiatric illness / Jenny Y. Wang, Daniel K. Holleran, Barry S. Ziring -- Managing medication in the perioperative period / Walter K. Kraft, Gretchen Diemer.
  • This book is a comprehensive pulmonary and thoracic reference that takes a practical approach to the diagnosis, workup and care of the thoracic surgery patient. It is geared towards pulmonary and critical care physicians and their trainees as well as all other specialties with whom thoracic surgeons consult and interact. It outlines the principles for understanding the underlying disease entities as well as the clinical implications and complications of surgery, and interprets key surgical concepts such as correlative and functional anatomy for non-surgeons. Contributions from todays authorities, at-a-glance detailed key information, as well as summary bullets ; and a multidisciplinary perspective, combine to offer essential guidance for confident patient management.
  • Medical microbiology 2005, Thieme Book
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  • Quickly learn the microbiology fundamentals you need to know with this 7th Edition, by Dr. Patrick R. Murray, Dr. Ken S. Rosenthal, and Dr. Michael A. Pfaller. Newly reorganized to correspond with integrated curricula and changing study habits, this practical and manageable text is clearly written and easy to use, presenting clinically relevant information about microbes and their diseases in a succinct and engaging manner. Learn the most up-to-date and relevant information in medical microbiology. Study efficiently thanks to a reorganized format that places review chapters at the beginning of each section and review questions at the end of each chapter. Focus on clinical relevance with new interactive case presentations to introduce each of the microbial pathogens that illustrate the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases. Visualize the clinical presentations of infections with new and updated clinical photographs, images, and illustrations.
  • Medical modelling 2006, CRCnetBASE
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    Overview of nutrition assessment in clinical care / Lisa Hark, Darwin Deen, and Alix Pruzansky -- Vitamins, minerals, and dietary supplements / Jeremy Brauer, Elizabeth Horvitz, and John Swaney -- Nutrition in pregnancy and lactation / Lisa Hark, Catherine Sullivan, and Darwin Deen -- Infants, children, and adolescents / Elizabeth B. Rappaport, Jennifer Thorpe, and Andrew M. Tershakovec -- Older adults / Jane V. White and Ronald H. Lands -- Cardiovascular disease / Jo Ann S. Carson and Scott M. Grundy -- Gastrointestinal disease / Gary R. Lichtenstein, Emily Gelsomin, and Julie Vanderpool -- Endocrine disease : diabetes mellitus / Marion J. Franz -- Pulmonary disease / Jessica Dine, Jennifer Williams, and Horace M. DeLisser -- Renal disease / Jean Stover and Gail Morrison -- Cancer prevention and treatment / Tamara Bockow and Satya Jonnalagadda -- Enteral nutrition support / Judith Fish and Douglas Seidner -- Parenteral nutrition support / Laura Matarese, Robert DeChicco, and Ezra Steiger.
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    Components of the musculoskeletal system -- Vertebral column -- Shoulder girdle -- Elbow complex -- Wrist complex -- Fingers -- Foot-ankle impairment -- Knee impairment -- Hip impairment -- Somatic pain syndromes -- Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (complex regional pain syndrome) -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Fibromyalgia.
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    Clinical anatomy and physiology of the auditory and vestibular systems / Mohamed Hamid and Kianoush Sheykholeslami -- Genetics of hearing loss / Arti Pandya and Walter E. Nance -- Ion homeostasis and inner ear disease / Dennis R. Trune -- Regenerative medicine for inner ear disease / John V. Brigande -- Clinical approach to patients with auditory and vestibular disorders / Mohamed Hamid and Aristides Sismanis -- Peripheral auditory and vestibular disorders / Mohamed Hamid and Aristides Sismanis -- Central vestibular disorders / Marc Friedman, Franck G. Skobieranda, and Mohamed Hamid -- Vestibular and balance rehabilitation / Mohamed Hamid and Hesham M. Samy -- Autoimmune otologic disorders / Aristides Sismanis and Mohamed Hamid -- Eustachian tube function and dysfunction / Dennis S. Poe -- Tinnitus: evaluation and management / Aristides Sismanis and Jack A. Vernon -- Diagnosis and medical management of disorders of the facial nerve / Harvey M. Tucker -- Cochlear implants / Aristides Sismanis and M. Suzanne Hasenstab -- Surgery for vertigo / Aristides Sismanis.
  • Principles of pharmacology and mechanisms of drug action -- Principles of pharmacology and mechanisms of drug action -- Drug discovery, safety and efficacy -- Neurotransmission and the peripheral autonomic nervous system -- Ischaemic heart disease -- Systemic and pulmonary hypertension -- Heart failure -- Cardiac arrhythmias -- Cerebrovascular disease and dementia -- Peripheral vascular disease -- Haemostasis -- Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Respiratory disorders : cough, respiratory stimulants, cystic fibrosis and neonatal respiratory distress syndrome -- Diuretics -- Disorders of micturition -- Erectile dysfunction -- General anaesthetics -- Local anaesthetics -- Opioid analgesics and the management of pain -- Anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics -- The major psychotic disorders : schizophrenia and mania -- Depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy -- Epilepsy -- Extrapyramidal movement disorders and spasticity -- Other neurological disorders : multiple sclerosis, motor neuron disease and Guillain - Barre syndrome -- Migraine and other headaches -- The neuromuscular junction and neuromuscular blockade -- Myasthenia gravis -- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs -- Rheumatoid arthritis, other inflammatory arthritides and osteoarthritis -- Hyperuricaemia and gout -- Nausea and vomiting -- Dyspepsia and peptic ulcer disease -- Inflammatory bowel disease -- Constipation, diarrhoea and irritable bowel syndrome -- Liver disease -- Obesity -- The immune response and immunosuppressant drugs -- Antihistamines and allergic disease -- Diabetes mellitus -- The thyroid and control of metabolic rate -- Calcium metabolism and metabolic bone disease -- Pituitary and hypothalamic hormones -- Corticosteroids (glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoids) -- Female reproduction -- Androgens, anti-androgens and anabolic steroids -- Anaemia and haematopoietic colony-stimulating factors -- Lipid disorders -- Skin disorders -- The eye -- Chemotherapy of infections -- Chemotherapy of malignancy -- Drug toxicity and overdose -- Substance abuse and dependence -- Prescribing, adherence and information about medicines -- Drug therapy in special situations.
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    Traditional medicines -- Modern medicine -- Disease -- Diagnosis -- Drug -- Trial -- Treatment -- Prevention -- Iatroethics -- Science or technology, craft or service?
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    Section I: Introduction --Foundations of physiology /Emile L. Boulpaep and Walter F. Boron --Section II: Physiology of cells and molecules /Functional organization of the cell /Michael J. Caplan --Signal transduction /Lloyd Cantley --Regulation of gene expression /Peter Igarashi --Transport of solutes and water /Peter S. Aronson, Walter F. Boron, and Emile L. Boulpaep --Electrophysiology of the cell membrane /Edward G. Moczydlowski --Electrical excitability and action potentials /Edward G. Moczydlowski --Synaptic transmission and the neuromuscular junction /Edward G. Moczydlowski --Cellular physiology of skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle /Edward G. Moczydlowski and Michael Apkon --Section III: The nervous system --Organization of the nervous system /Bruce R. Ransom --The neuronal microenvironment /Bruce R. Ransom --Physiology of neurons /Barry W. Connors --Synaptic transmission in the nervous system /Barry W. Connors --The autonomic nervous system /George B. Richerson --Sensory transduction /Barry W. Connors --Circuits of the central nervous system /Barry W. Connors --Section IV: The cardiovascular system --Organization of the cardiovascular system /Emile L. Boulpaep --Blood /Emile L. Boulpaep --Arteries and veins /Emile L. Boulpaep --The microcirculation /Emile L. Boulpaep --Cardiac electrophysiology and the electrocardiogram /W. Jonathan Lederer --The heart as a pump /Emile L. Boulpaep --Regulation of arterial pressure and cardiac output /Emile L. Boulpaep --Special circulations /Steven S. Segal --Integrated control of the cardiovascular system /Emile L. Boulpaep --Section V: The respiratory system --Organization of the respiratory system /Walter F. Boron --Mechanics of ventilation /Walter F. Boron --Acid-base physiology /Walter F. Boron --Transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood /Walter F. Boron --Gas exchange in the lungs /Walter F. Boron --Ventilation and perfusion of the lungs /Walter F. Boron --Control of ventilation /George B. Richerson and Walter F. Boron --Section VI: The urinary system --Organization of the urinary system /Gerhard Giebisch and Erich Windhager --Glomerular filtration and renal blood flow /Gerhard Giebisch and Erich Windhager --Transport of sodium and chloride /Gerhard Giebisch and Erich Windhager --Transport of urea, glucose, phosphate, calcium, magnesium, and organic solutes /Gerhard Giebisch and Erich Windhager --Transport of potassium /Gerhard Giebisch and Erich Windhager --Urine concentration and dilution /Gerhard Giebisch and Erich Windhager --Transport of acids and bases /Gerhard Giebisch and Erich Windhager --Integration of salt and water balance /Gerhard Giebisch and Erich Windhager --Section VII: The gastrointestinal system --Organization of the gastrointestinal system /Henry J. Binder --Gastric function /Henry J. Binder --Pancreatic and salivary glands /Christopher R. Marino and Fred S. Gorelick --Intestinal fluid and electrolyte movement /Henry J. Binder --Nutrient digestion and absorption /Henry J. Binder and Adrian Reuben --Hepatobiliary function /Frederick J. Suchy --Section VIII: The endocrine system --Organization of endocrine control /Eugene J. Barrett --Endocrine regulation of growth and body mass /Eugene J. Barrett --The thyroid gland /Eugene J. Barrett --The adrenal gland /Eugene J. Barrett --The endocrine pancreas /Eugene J. Barrett --The parathyroid glands and vitamin D /Eugene J. Barrett and Paula Barrett --Section IX: The reproductive system --Sexual differentiation /Ervin E. Jones --The male reproductive system /Ervin E. Jones --The female reproductive system /Ervin E. Jones --Fertilization, pregnancy, and lactation /Ervin E. Jones --Fetal and neonatal physiology /Ervin E. Jones --Section X: Physiology of everyday life --Metabolism /Gerald I. Shulman and Kitt Falk Petersen --Regulation of body temperature /John Stitt --Exercise physiology and sports science /Steven S. Segal --Environmental physiology /Arthur DuBois --The physiology of aging /Edward J. Masoro.
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    Medical Physiology, in its updated 2nd edition, firmly relates molecular and cellular biology to the study of human physiology and disease. Drs. Walter Boron and Emile Boulpaep and a team of leading physiologists present practical, accurate coverage emphasizing the clinical implications of the material. Each chapter explains the principles and organization of each body system, while more than 1400 high-quality, full-color line drawings and prominently featured clinical examples clarify every concept. This exceptionally detailed and comprehensive guide to physiology is ideal for a rich, straightforward, state-of-the-art understanding of this essential subject.
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    Before you buy -- Assessing your needs -- Shopping and comparing -- Hardware options -- Operating system: palm versus pocket pc -- Internal memory and expansion memory -- Monochrome versus color -- Batteries versus rechargeable -- Other: wireless, keyboard, multifunction (phone) -- Brand and model.
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    Expecting the unexpected : health information technology and medical professionalism / David Blumenthal -- Quality regulation in the information age : challenges for medical professionalism / Kristen Madison and Mark Hall -- The "information Rx" / Nancy Tomes -- When new is old : professional medical liability in the information age / Sara Rosenbaum and Michael W. Painter -- Patient data : professionalism, property, and policy / Marc Rodwin -- The impact of information technology on organ donation : private values in a public world / Sheila Rothman, Natassia Rozario, and David Rothman -- Changing the rules : the impact of information technology on contemporary maternity practice / Eugene Declercq -- A profession of IT's own : the rise of health information professionals in American health care / Mark C. Suchman and Matthew D. Dimick.
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  • Medical Radiation Dosimetry: Theory of Charged Particle Collision Energy Loss provides a uniquely required advanced, comprehensive and definitive theoretical description of the physics of charged particle collision energy loss and the role that it plays in the clinical radiation dosimetry resulting from exposure to ionising radiation. Medical Radiation Dosimetry: Theory of Charged Particle Collision Energy Loss is both an advanced mathematical and physics treatise and an essential reference volume for the medical physics graduate student and the medical radiation physicist working in the field of clinical and research radiation dosimetry. It will assist both audiences in both the understanding of the genesis of the numerical data provided in multiple technical reports and publications, and of the limitations of these data.
  • This book, written by members of the core faculty responsible for European courses on Medical Response to Major Incidents (MRMI), is a practical guide for all medical staff on how to respond to a wide range of disaster scenarios. The entire spectrum of knowledge is covered, from command and coordination through to the management of individual casualties. Central importance is attached to the key component of decision making by explaining what needs to be done for patients in particular situations and the required order and timing of treatment measures. Simplified methods receive due attention, as it is often necessary for medical staff to administer primary treatment outside of their own specialty. This book will prove an invaluable aid to all who may be involved in the response to major accidents and disasters, including medical and nursing students, ambulance crew, and military personnel as well as medical specialists.
  • Chemical nerve agents / Daniel C. Keyes -- Vesicating agents including mustard and Lewisite / Stacey L. Hail and Daniel C. Keyes -- Cyanide / Rebeca Gracia -- Phosgene and toxic gases / Melissa L. Givens -- Incapacitating agents: BZ, calmative agents, and riot control agents / John Gomez and Yedidia Bentur -- Anthrax / Anthony J. Carbone -- Plague / Anthony J. Carbone -- Smallpox / Lisa Rotz, Inger Damon, and Joanne Cono -- Viral hemorrhagic fevers / Erik J. Won and Anthony J. Carbone -- Lesser known biological agents and potential threats / Teriggi J. Ciccone and Seric S. Cusick -- Botulinum: the most toxic substance known / Robert Abar Timmons and Anthony J. Carbone -- Toxins / Sophia Dyer and Stephen Traub -- Types of radiation: basic theory explained for the nonphysicist / Greene Shepherd -- Detection of nuclear radiation / Keith Edsall and Daniel C. Keyes -- Personal protection and decontamination for radiation emergencies / Keith Edsall and Daniel C. Keyes -- Treatment of radiation exposure and contamination / Keith Edsall and Daniel C. Keyes -- Radiation dispersal devices, dirty bombs, and nonconventional radiation exposure / Madison Patrick, Keith Edsall, and Daniel C. Keyes -- Detonation of a nuclear device / Cham E. Dallas -- Nuclear power plant disasters / Wilfredo Rivera -- Types of explosions and explosive injuries defined / Adam Miller and Richard Linsky -- Structure collapse, extrication, crush syndrome, and rhabdomyolysis / Adam H. Miller -- Introduction to all-hazards preparedness and planning for terrorism / Adam H. Miller ... [et al.] -- Scene preparedness / Marc Eckstein and Ray Fowler -- Hospital preparedness / Kathy J. Rinnert and Daniel C. Keyes -- Community public health preparedness / Scott F. Wetterhall, and Darren F. Collins -- Mass gathering preparedness / Carl Menckhoff, and Michael Shaw -- Federal, state, regional, and local resource access and utilization / David W. Gruber --Personal protective equipment / Joshua G. Schier and Robert S. Hoffman -- All-hazards approach to decontamination / Richard N. Bradley -- Detection, prediction, and surveillance / Warren L. Whitlock and Gay Dews Thompson -- Health care facilities and interagency communication during terrorism / Raymond L. Fowler ... [et al.] -- Media and communications preparedness for terrorist events / Raymond L. Fowler, Paul E. Pepe, Paul E. Moore -- Exercises and educational courses in terrorism preparedness / Myra M. Socher and Edwin K. Leap -- Technology applications in preparedness training / Timothy D. Peterson -- Strategic response to explosive and traumatic terrorism / Brian A. Krakover -- The forensic evaluation of gunshot wounds associated with a terrorist event / William S. Smock -- Homeland security / F. Marion Cain III and Gary L. Holt -- The role of military medicine in civilian disaster response / Brian A. Krakover -- Law enforcement related agencies / William Fabbri and Nelson Tang -- Psychological impact of terrorism / Gregory Luke Larkin, Jay Woody, and Cynthia Claassen -- Being a child in the midst of terrorism / Richard Aghababian ... [et al.] -- Agricultural terrorism and its implication on the health care system / Timothy Rupp and Shane Zatkalik -- Mass fatality incidents / Lynn Roppolo and Kathy Rinnert -- Cyberterrorism / Brian Krakover.
  • Medical retina 2005-, Springer
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    The Medical retina volumes of the series Essentials in ophthalmology provide concise updates on relevant and challenging topics in medical retina including the major advances in medical retina that have been made because of advances in ophthalmic imaging technology.
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  • An integrated approach to teaching basic sciences and clinical medicine has meant that medical students have been driven to a range of basic science textbooks to find relevant information. Medical Sciences is designed to do the integration for you. In just one book, the diverse branches of medical science are synthesised into the appropriate systems of the human body, making this an invaluable aid to approaching the basics of medicine within in a clinical context. Highly illustrated with clear, full-colour line drawings and colour photos. Information boxes throughout, giving more specific detail of research findings, drug mechanisms, etc. Clinical boxes throughout, demonstrating the clinical relevance of the science. Interactive features of the StudentConsult e-book (PIN access in your print copy) 5 slideshows 34 test yourself 4 slideshow test yourself 3 hotspots 2 guided tours 6 slidelines 435 MCQs (end-of-chapter quizzes and Assessment chapter in e-book)
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  • Medical secrets. 5th ed. 2012, ScienceDirect
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    Medical ethics / William L. Allen -- General medicine and ambulatory care / Mary P. Harward -- Medical consultation / Eric I. Rosenberg -- Cardiology / Gabriel Habib, Sr -- Vascular medicine / Timothy R. S. Harward -- Pulmonary medicine / Adriano R. Tonelli and Eloise Harman -- Gastroenterology / Rhonda A. Cole and Dang M. Nguyen -- Nephrology / Sharma S. Prabhakar -- Acid-base and electrolytes / Sharma S. Prabhakar -- Rheumatology / Roger Kornu ... [et al.] -- Allergy and immunology / Roger D. Rossen and Holly H. Birdsall -- Infectious diseases / Harrinarine Madhosingh and Frederick S. Southwick -- Aids and HIV infection / Joseph Caperna, Amy M. Sitapati, and Alfredo Tiu -- Hematology / Damian Silbermins and Ara D. Metjian -- Oncology / Teresa G. Hayes -- Endocrinology / Susan E. Spratt and Whitney W. Woodmansee -- Neurology / David B. Sommer -- Geriatrics / John Meuleman and Henrique Elias Kallas -- Palliative medicine / Leslye C. Penneypacker.
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    Types of data -- Data entry -- Error checking and outliers -- Displaying data graphically -- Describing data : the 'average' -- Describing data : the 'spread' -- Theoretical distributions : the normal distribution -- Theoretical distributions : other distributions -- Transformations -- Sampling and sampling distributions -- Confidence intervals -- Study design I -- Study design II -- Clinical trials -- Cohort studies -- Case-control studies -- Hypothesis testing -- Errors in hypothesis testing -- Numerical data : a single group -- Numerical data : two related groups -- Numerical data : two unrelated groups -- Numerical data : more than two groups -- Categorical data : a single proportion -- Categorical data : two proportions -- Categorical data : more than two categories -- Correlation -- The theory of linear regression -- Performing a linear regression analysis -- Multiple linear regression -- Binary outcomes and logistic regression -- Rates and Poisson regression -- Generalized linear models -- Explanatory variables in statistical models -- Issues in statistical modelling -- Checking assumptions -- Sample size calculations -- Presenting results -- Diagnostic tools -- Assessing agreement -- Evidence-based medicine -- Methods for clustered data -- Regression methods for clustered data -- Systematic reviews and meta-analysis -- Survival analysis -- Bayesian methods.
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    Introduction to medical terminology -- The human body in health and disease -- The skeletal system -- The muscular system -- The cardiovascular system -- The lymphatic and immune systems -- The respiratory system -- The digestive system -- The urinary system -- The nervous system -- Special senses: the eyes and ears -- Skin : the integumentary system -- The endocrine system -- The reproductive systems -- Diagnostic procedures and pharmacology -- Comprehensive medical terminology review -- Appendixes.
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    Building a medical vocabulary: getting started -- Basic term components -- Fields of medical practice -- The medical record -- Integumentary system -- Musculoskeletal system -- Cardiovascular system -- Blood and lymph systems -- Respiratory system -- Nervous system -- Endocrine system -- Eye -- Ear -- Gastrointestinal system -- Urinary system -- Male reproductive system -- Female reproductive system.
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    Concepts of medical terminology -- Suffixes -- Prefixes -- Cells, tissues, and organs -- Body structure -- Disease -- Diagnosis and treatment. Surgery -- Drugs -- Circulation : the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems -- Blood and immunity -- The respiratory system -- The digestive system -- The urinary system -- The male reproductive system -- The female reproductive system. Pregnancy and birth -- The endocrine system -- The nervous system and behavioral disorders -- The senses -- The skeleton -- The muscular system -- The skin.
  • Bladder Cancer / Mark A. Rochester and John D. Kelly -- Renal Cell Cancer / Bryan Y. Wong and Wolfram E. Samlowski -- Prostate Cancer / Ajay Pahuja, Ali Thwaini, Thiaga Nambirajan and Patrick F. Keane -- Testicular Cancer / Daniel Rottke and Peter Albers -- Penile Cancer / Giorgio Pizzocaro -- LUTS/Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia / Katie Moore and Jay Khastgir -- Overactive Bladder and Incontinence / Vinay Kalsi, Abdul Chowdhury and Kim Mammen -- Urinary Tract Infections / Magnus J. Grabe -- Bladder Pain Syndrome/Interstitial Cystitis / Paul Irwin -- Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome / José M. Reyes and Michael A. Pontari -- Urinary Tract Stones / William G. Robertson -- Erectile Dysfunction / Chi-Ying Li and David Ralph -- Male Hypogonadism / Aikaterini Theodoraki and Pierre-Marc Gilles Bouloux -- Renal Transplantation / Behdad Afzali, Kerem B. Atalar, Refik Gökmen and David J. A. Goldsmith -- Analgesia for Urological Procedures / Aza A. Mohammed, Rose McRobert and Brian Little -- Alternative or Complementary Treatments in Urology / Charlotte L. Foley, Sergiy Tadtayev and Tamsin J. Greenwell.
  • Medical visions 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "Kirsten Ostherr's ambitious study explores 120 years of medical image-making to explain how visual representations shape medical education and practice. Marshaling powerful, vivid examples she demonstrates how medical images created by the healthcare industry, documentary filmmakers, experimental artists, and the mass media acquire cultural meaning and influence doctors' and patients' understandings of health and disease. Her analysis proceeds chronologically, turning from the earliest experiments with medical filmmaking by the American College of Surgeons, to the place of health films in the "golden age" of instructional film in the 1960s. Ostherr considers the shift to television as the dominant medium of health education, highlighting the evolving status of realism, the techniques employed to bridge the entertainment-education divide, the role of expert consultants and sponsors, and the tradeoffs made by professionals to reach a broad audience. The rise of physician advice segments on newsmagazines forms a transition between medical dramas like Marcus Welby, MD and more recent reality shows like Boston Med and Doctor 90210. Concluding with a section on advertising and social media in the health care setting, the book ends with ten key lessons for the future of medical media." -- [Publisher-supplied data]
  • Medical wisdom in the twenty-first century -- Caring for the patient -- Clinical dialogue and communication -- The art of clinical diagnosis -- Disease management and prevention -- Caring for dying patients and their families -- Masking a living as a clinician -- Staying up to date -- Mentoring tomorrow's physicians -- About your family and community -- Caring for you, the physician -- Ethics, credibility, and trust -- Planning for tomorrow -- Wise physicians, twenty-first century challenges, and doctoring.
  • Getting Started in Medical Writing -- Basic Writing Skills -- From Page One to the End -- Technical Issues in Medical Writing -- What's Special About Medical Writing? -- How to Write a Review Article -- Case Reports, Editorials, Letters to the Editor, Book Reviews, and Other Publication Models -- Writing Book Chapters and Books -- How to Write a Research Protocol -- How to Write a Grant Proposal -- How to Write a Report of a Clinical Study -- Getting Your Writing Published.
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    Appendixes: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and basic life support -- Nursing diagnoses -- Laboratory values -- Answer key to review questions.Nervous system -- Acute intracranial problems -- Stroke -- Chronic neurologic problems -- Alzheimer's disease and dementia -- Peripheral nerve and spinal cord problems -- Musculoskeletal system -- Musculoskeletal trauma and orthopedic surgery -- Musculoskeletal problems -- Arthritis and connective tissue diseases -- Critical care -- Shock, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome -- Respiratory failure and acute respiratory distress syndrome -- Emergency and disaster nursing.Nursing practice today -- Health disparities -- Culturally competent care -- Health history and physical examination -- Patient and family teaching -- Older adults -- Community-based nursing and home care -- Complementary and alternative therapies -- Stress and stress management -- Pain -- End-of-life and palliative care -- Addictive behaviors -- Inflammation and wound healing -- Genetics, altered immune responses, and transplantation -- Infection and human immunodeficiency virus infection -- Cancer -- Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances -- Preoperative care -- Intraoperative care -- Postoperative care -- Visual and auditory systems -- Visual and auditory problems -- Integumentary system -- Integumentary problems -- Burns --Respiratory system -- Upper respiratory problems -- Lower respiratory problems -- Obstructive pulmonary diseases -- Hematologic system -- Hematologic problems -- Cardiovascular system -- Hypertension -- Coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndrome -- Heart failure -- Dysrhythmias -- Inflammatory and structural heart disorders -- Vascular disorders -- Gastrointestinal system -- Nutritional problems -- Obesity -- Upper gastrointestinal problems -- Lower gastrointestinal problems -- Liver, pancreas, and biliary tract problems -- Urinary system -- Renal and uorologic problems -- Acute renal failure and chronic kidney disease -- Endocrine system -- Diabetes Mellitus -- Endocrine problems -- Reproductive system -- Breast disorders -- Sexually transmitted diseases -- Female reproductive problems -- Male reproductive problems --
  • Medicalization of cannabis 2010, Wellcome Trust
  • Medicare 2000, a profile 2003., Internet Archive
  • Medicare chartbook. 3rd ed. 2005, Kais Fam Found
    "Features more than 80 charts and tables with detailed information about the program and the seniors and younger people with disabilities who rely on Medicare for health insurance coverage."
  • Medicare spends a considerable amount of money on beneficiaries in their last year of life. This is often thought to be an issue of cost versus the intensity of care that end-of-life patients should receive. This way of framing the debate, however, overstates the importance of end-of-life spending, which is quantitatively modest compared to an ever-increasing Medicare budget. More salient is whether patients are receiving end-of-life care that matches their values and beliefs. Unfortunately, the evidence suggests that Medicare's tendency toward providing end-of-life care in a hospital inpatient setting is at odds with the preferences of patients.
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    Racial preoccupations and early cardiology -- Making normal populations and making difference in the Framingham and Jackson heart studies -- The durability of African American hypertension as a disease category -- The slavery hypothesis beyond genetic determinism -- Thiazide diuretics at a nexus of associations : racialized, proven, old, cheap -- BiDil: medicating the intersection of race and heart failure.
  • Medicina en la historia y la sociedad en Barranquilla SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • 1. Monoterpenes and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Michel Kenne Tchimene [and three others] -- 2. Sesquiterpenes from the medicinal plants of Africa / Maurice D. Awouafack [and three others] -- 3. Diterpenoids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Louis Pergaud Sandjo and Victor Kuete -- 4. Triterpenes and steroids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Louis Pergaud Sandjo and Victor Kuete -- 5. Essential oils from the medicinal plants of Africa / Oladipupo A. Lawal and Isiaka A. Ogunwande -- 6. Simple phenols, phenolic acids, and related esters from the medicinal plants of Africa / Guy B. Kougan [and three others] -- 7. Phenylpropanoids and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Victor Kuete -- 8. Coumarins and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Herve Martial Poumale Poumale [and four others] -- 9. Flavonoids and related compounds from the medicinal plants of Africa / Bathelemy Ngameni [and nine others] -- 10. Quinones and benzophenones from the medicinal plants of Africa / Kenneth O. Eyong, Victor Kuete and Thomas Efferth -- 11. Xanthones and anthranoids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Ofentse Mazimba [and three others] -- 12. Lignans and stilbenes from African medicinal plants / Apollinaire Tsopmo, Francis M. Awah and Victor Kuete -- 13. Tannins and related compounds from medicinal plants of Africa / Abdelaaty A. Shahat and Mohamed S. Marzouk -- 14. Alkaloids from the medicinal plants of Africa / Jean Duplex Wansi [and three others] -- 15. Ceramides, cerebrosides, and related long chains containing derivatives from the medicinal plants of Africa / Louis Pergaud Sandjo and Victor Kuete -- 16. Antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral activities of African medicinal plants / Ashwell R. Ndhlala [and five others] -- 17. Antimalarial and other antiprotozoal products from African medicinal plants / Denis Zofou, Victor Kuete and Vincent P.K. Titanji -- 18. Antiproliferative potential of African medicinal plants / Victor Kuete, Katrin Viertel and Thomas Efferth -- 19. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of African medicinal plants / Christian Agyare [and three others] -- 20. Antidiabetes activity of African medicinal plants / Roland N. Ndip, Nicoline F. Tanih and Victor Kuete -- 21. Antioxidant activity of African medicinal plants / Mikhail Olugbemiro Nafiu, Musa Oyewole Salawu and Mutiu Idowu Kazeem -- 22. African medicinal plants acting on the reproductive, cardiovascular, and central nervous systems / Emmanuel Mouafo Tekwu, Veronique Penlap Beng and Victor Kuete -- 23. Legislation on medicinal plants in Africa / Mainen Julius Moshi and Paulo Peter Mhame -- 24. Medicinal plants market and industry in Africa / Jean P. Dzoyem, Emmanuel Tshikalange and Victor Kuete.
  • Medicinal plants 2006, CRCnetBASE
    A unified and single-source reference book providing significant data on a wide spectrum of medicinal herbs practiced worldwide and their chemical ingredients. 350 plants are dealt with in detail dovetailing their distinguishing botanical characters, chemical components and biomarkers of all the useful parts, authentic medicinal properties and the pharmacological actions they elicit. Constituent compounds have been grouped according to their natural product classification. This book is intended to oncompass an in-depth coverage of the chemistry of "Plant Products" such as alkaloids, terponoids, phenolics, etc. Emerging trends like aromatherapy and antioxidant therapy are discussed and a user's guide is appended at the end.--excerpted from book jacket.
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  • Medicinal plants classified in the family Annonaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Myristicaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Lauraceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Piperaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Aristolochiaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Nympheaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Menispermaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Polygonaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Myrsinaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Ebenaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Bombacaceae --Medicinal plants classified in the family Elaeocarpaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Capparaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Flacourtiaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Passifloraceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Cucurbitaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Connaraceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Anisophylleaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Rosaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Thymeleaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Melastomataceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Rhizophoraceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Olacaceae --Medicinal plants classified in the family Icacinaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Euphorbiaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Sapindaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Anacardiaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Simaroubaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Meliaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Rutaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Loganiaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Gentianaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Apocynaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Asclepiadaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Solanaceae -- Medicinal plants classified in the family Verbenaceae.
  • Ch. 1. Superorder Austrobaileyanae (Croizat) Doweld ex M.W. Chase & Reveal, 2009 -- ch. 2. Superorder Magnolianae Takht., 1967 -- ch. 3. Superorder Lilianae Takht, 1967 -- ch. 4. Superorder Ranunculanae Takht. ex Reveal, 1992 -- ch. 5. Superorder Rosanae Takht., 1967 -- ch. 6. Superorder Saxifraganae Reveal, 1994 -- ch. 7. Superorder Santalanae Thorne ex Reveal, 1992 -- ch. 8. Superorder Caryophyllanae Takht., 1967 -- ch. 9. Superorder Asteranae Takht., 1967.
  • New strategies for traditional medicine -- Developing better herbal medicines in the post-genomic era -- Revitalization of the knowledge of herbs: a way forward to discovery of new drugs -- Ethnobotanical uses of the native flora from Brazilian north-eastern region -- Diversity and uses of the genus croton (euphorbiaceae) in Northeastern Brazil -- Ethnomedical knowledge among the "Quilombolas" from the Amazon region of Brazil with a special focus on plants used as nervous system tonics -- Advances in the knowledge of medicinal plants in Eastern Andalusia, Spain -- Tropical propolis: recent advances in chemical components and Botanical origin -- Anti-malarial plants used in folk medicine in Bangladesh -- Usnea sulcata motyka: an ethnomycological review of its use in traditional medicine -- Sirukurinjan: An ancient remedy for a modern incurable disease, diabetes -- Herbal drugs used for domestic animals -- Endophytes from medicinal plants as novel sources of bioactive compounds -- Advances in medicinal plants with antitumoral activity -- Medicinal plants: how are they used to treat neurological diseases? -- Inflammatory diseases: mechanisms and natural remedies -- Recent advances to evaluate anti-diabetic medicinal plants -- Botanical origin and Biological activity of propolis -- Bioactivity of plant essential oils -- Antibacterial and antiviral effects of aromatic plant-derived essential oils: a scientific and medicinal approach -- Strategies of solvent system selection for the isolation of natural products by countercurrent chromatography.
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    History of cannabis as a medicine -- Growth and morphology of medicinal cannabis -- The breeding of Cannabis cultivars for pharmaceutical end uses -- The evolution of Cannabis and coevolution with the cannabinoid receptor: a hypothesis -- Receptors and pharmacodynamics: natural and synthetic cannabinoids and endocannabinoids -- Therapeutic potential of cannabis and cannabinoids in experimental models of multiple sclerosis -- Natural cannabinoids: interactions and effects -- Metabolism and pharmacokinetics of cannabinoids -- Clinical studies of cannabis-based medicines -- Cannabis in the treatment of chronic pain -- The forensic control of cannabis -- A review of cannabis and driving skills -- International control of cannabis: changing attitudes -- Development of cannabis-based medicines: risk, benefit and serendipity.
  • Medicine & surgery 2007, ClinicalKey
    1. Diseases of the cardiovascular system -- 2. Diseases of the respiratory system -- 3. Diseases of the ear, nose, and throat -- 4. Diseases of the gastrointestinal system -- 5. Diseases of the liver, biliary system and pancreas -- 6. Diseases of the endocrine system -- 7. Diabetes and other metabolic diseases -- 8. Diseases of the bones and joints -- 9. Diseases of the nervous system and voluntary muscle -- 10. Diseases of the eye -- 11. Diseases of the kidney and urinary system -- 12. Diseases of the haematological system -- 13. Diseases of the breast -- 14. Diseases of the skin -- 15. Infectious diseases.
  • Medicine and business 2014, Springer
    Healthcare and Business -- Leadership and Governance -- Revenue Cycle -- Financial Definitions and Variances -- Income Statement -- Balance Sheet -- Statement of Cash Flows -- Financial Ratios -- Budgeting and Variance Analysis -- Strategic Planning and Business Planning -- Healthcare Insurance -- Managed Care -- Payment Methods -- Corporation and Hospital Structures -- Physician Employment and Compensation -- Medical Business Law and Regulations -- New Government Initiatives.
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    The religious and the medical -- The rise of modern medicine -- Cancer and medicine in historical perspective -- Development of palliative care services -- Development of pain control -- Medicine and euthanasia -- Observations and conclusions.
  • Medicine and evolution 2008, CRCnetBASE
    Environments, adaptation, and evolutionary medicine : should we be eating a stone age diet? / Sarah Elton -- Human protein requirements and infection stress among young children at the origins of agriculture / Stanley J. Ulijaszek -- Evolutionary perspectives on type 2 diabetes in Asia / Tessa M. Pollard, Alejandra Nunez-de la Mora, and Nigel Unwin -- Seasonality, climatic unpredictability, food deprivation, and polycystic ovary syndrome / Laurence Shaw and Sarah Elton -- Evolution and endocrinology : the regulation of pregnancy outcomes / Virginia J. Vitzthum -- Evolutionary paediatrics : a case study in applying Darwinian medicine / Helen Ball -- The role of helminthes in human evolution : implications for global health in the 21st century / A. Magdalena Hurtado ... [et al.] -- Nonbizarre delusions as strategic deception / Edward H. Hagen -- Practical aspects of evolutionary medicine / Gillian R. Bentley and Robert Aunger -- Comparative and evolutionary biology in medical and dental education / M.Christopher Dean -- Is there a place for evolutionary medicine in UK medical education? / Sarah Elton and Paul O'Higgins -- Would Darwin recognise himself here? / Jonathan Marks.
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    Empire's historical health component -- Illness-generating conditions of capitalism and empire -- The international market for health products and services -- Paths of resistance to empire in public health and health services -- Neoliberalism and health (with Rebeca Jasso-Aguilar) -- International trade agreements, medicine, and public health -- Macroeconomics and health -- The exportation of managed care -- Corporations, international financial institutions, and health services -- The "common sense" of health reform -- Stakeholders' constructions of global trade, public health, and health services -- Militarism, empire, and health -- Health and praxis : social medicine in Latin America -- Resistance and building an alternative future (with Rebeca Jasso-Aguilar).
  • Medicine and society in Ptolemaic Egypt SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Current questions over whether Hellenistic Egypt should be understood in terms of colonialism and imperialism, multicultural separatism, or integration and syncretism have never been closely studied in the context of healing. Yet illness affects and is affected by nutrition, disease and reproduction within larger questions of demography, agriculture and environment. It is crucial to every socio-economic group, all ages, and both sexes; perceptions and responses to illness are ubiquitous in all kinds of evidence, both Greek and Egyptian and from archaeology to literature. Examing all forms of healing within the specific socioeconomic and environmental constraints of the Ptolemies' Egypt, this book explores how linguistic, cultural and ethnic affiliations and interactions were expressed in the medical domain.
  • Medicine and the saints. 1st ed. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Introduction: Colonial embodiments -- Healing the body, healing the umma: Sufi saints and God's law in a corporeal city of virtue -- Medicine and the mission civilisatrice: a civilizing science and the French sociology of Islam in Algeria and Morocco, 1830-1912 -- The Many deaths of Dr. Émile Mauchamp: contested sovereignties and body politics at the court of the sultans, 1877-1912 -- Frédéric Le Play in Morocco? the paradoxes of French hygiene and colonial association in the Moroccan city, 1912-1937 -- Harem medicine and the sleeping child: law, traditional pharmacology, and the gender of medical authority -- A Midwife to modernity: the biopolitics of colonial welfare and birthing a scientific Moroccan nation, 1936-1956 -- Epilogue. Epistemologies embodied: Islam, France, and the postcolonial.
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    Yale confers first medical degree in colonial America, p. 3-5 -- The State of American medicine in 1810, p. 6-9 -- 1701-1810: The "Prehistory" of Yale in Medicine, p. 10-21 -- 1810-1860: "Articles of Union" : the Medical Institution of Yale College, p. 22-47 -- "A Pledge to the world": medical schools and the making of American physician in the mid-nineteenth century / John Harley Warner, p. 48-51 -- 1860-1910: Yale's Medical Institution on the brink: steps toward the revolution in medicine, p. 52-77-- 1910-1960: The Metamorphosis: Yale School of Medicine, transformed, p. 78-125 -- Yale School of Medicine in the twentieth century: expanding the science, and the art, of medicine / Thomas P. Duffy, p. 126-9 -- 1960-2010: From the birth of Medicare to the promise of personalized medicine, p. 131-89 -- Looking back from the future / Harlan M. Krumholz, p. 189 -- Training tomorrow's physicians at Yale / Richard Belitsky, p. 190 -- The Future of clinical research at Yale School of Medicine / Mary E. Tinetti, p. 191 -- Genes, genomes, and the future of medicine / Richard P. Lifton, p. 192 -- Digital thinking and the power of one / James E. Rothman, p. 193.
  • Packed with step-by-step instructions, how-to explanations, and practical approaches to outdoor and wilderness emergencies, this newly updated guide explains the best ways to respond to just about any medical problem when help is miles or days away. Logically organized, "Medicine for the Outdoors" may literally save a life.
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  • Based on the principle of 'medicine of the person', an attitude that embeds personal relationships and ethics in medical practice, this text considers the ideas of Paul Tournier, an influential figure whose thinking has had a substantial impact on the spiritual and psychosocial aspects of routine patient care.
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    Allergy and immunology -- Cardiology -- Endocrinology -- Gastroenterology -- Hematology -- Infectious diseases -- Nephrology -- Oncology -- Pulmonology -- Rheumatology -- Neurology -- Pharmacology.
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    Allergy and immunology -- Cardiology -- Endocrinology -- Gastroenterology -- Hematology -- Infectious diseases -- Nephrology -- Oncology -- Pulmonology -- Rheumatology -- Neurology -- Pharmacology.
  • Physician-scientists are unusual creatures. While we are drawn to the clinical challenges of our patients, we are also drawn to the opportunities that our patients' medical problems bring to science. This book contains the unique experiences and encounters that drew 21 accomplished physician-scientists to this profession. These personal stories are those of people and circumstances that have had profound effects on our career decisions, our creative opportunities, and our lives. These stories also serve to highlight the lessons learned along the way and the distinct attributes of these women and men of medicine and science. Our combined hope is that our collective biographies will enhance the public understanding of our profession, will move people from medicine to science and from science to medicine, and will inspire those who are contemplating this extraordinary profession.
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    Medicine's Michelangelo is a remarkable and first major biography of Frank H. Netter, MD, written by his daughter, Francine Mary Netter. She captures the character of the man and tells his life story using not only her remembrances but also Frank Netter's own autobiographical notes, personal correspondence and private files, publications of his work and public archives, and more than 100 interviews with family members, artists, distinguished practitioners and scientists. More than account of his momentous career, this book provides a personal introduction to the man behind the art.--Publisher description
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    Emotion theory and medical history / Fay Bound Alberti -- Emotions in the early modern medical tradition / Fay Bound Alberti -- Patients and passions / Thomas Dixon -- Languages and landscapes of emotion / -Hilary Marland -- "Cold calculations in the faces of horrors?" / Bertrand Taithe -- Sympathy under the knife / Paul White -- Fear and loathing in the laboratory and clinic / Otniel Dror -- From Clever Hans to Michael Balint / Rhodri Hayward -- Diagnosing with feeling / Susan Lanzoni.
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    1. Sport as medicine: ideas of health, sport and exercise -- 2. This sporting life: injuries and medical provision -- 3. Sports medicine: pioneers and specialization -- 4. Science and the making of the athletic body -- 5. Testing times: drugs, anti-doping and ethics -- 6. Repairing the athletic body: treatments, practices and ethics -- 7. Medicine, sport and the female body -- 8. Boxing: a medical history.
  • "Complete, yet concise, Medicine: A Competency-Based Companion provides the core information you need to think like an experienced clinician during your medical rotation. This handy, pocket-sized medical reference book hones in on the must-know differential diagnoses of the common medical presentations and guides you through the most up-to-date and effective approaches to treatment, equipping you to excel."--Publisher's website.
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    Infectious disease -- Hospital based medicine -- Rheumatology -- Pulmonary disease -- Cardiology -- Endocrinology and metabolic disease -- Gastroenterology -- Nephrology -- Hematology and oncology -- Neurology -- Dermatology -- General medicine and prevention -- Allergy and immunology -- Geriatrics -- Women's health.
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    Shortness of breath -- Chest pain -- Abdominal pain -- Hormonal and electrolyte imbalance -- Preventive medicine -- Head symptoms -- Blood issues -- Swelling, musculoskeletal, and skin issues.
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    Chest pain -- Shock -- Coronary artery disease -- Myocardial infarction -- Heart failure -- Bradyarrhythmias -- Tachyarrhythmias -- Hypertension -- Valvular heart disease -- Cardiovascular disease -- Syncope -- Dyspnea -- Cough -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Asthma -- Pulmonary embolism -- Interstitial lung disease -- Pleural effusions -- Lung cancer -- Acid/base disturbances -- Fluid and electrolytes -- Acute renal disease -- Chronic renal disease -- Glomerular disease -- Nephrolithiasis -- Hematuria -- Fever and rash -- Pneumonia -- Sexually transmitted diseases -- Urinary tract infections -- Tuberculosis -- Gastroenteritis -- Infective endocarditis -- Meningitis -- HIV part I : initial care of the HIV-infected patient -- HIV part II : prophylaxis and treatment of opportunistic infections in HIV -- Abdominal pain -- Diarrhea -- Peptic ulcer disease and gastritis -- Inflammatory bowel disease -- Hepatitis -- Cirrhosis -- Cholestatic liver disease -- Pancreatitis -- Colorectal cancer -- Weight loss -- Hyperthyroidism -- Hypothyroidism -- Diabetes mellitus -- Hypercalcemia -- Diseases of the adrenal gland -- Pituitary disease -- Nutritional disorders -- Hyperlipidemia -- Acute monoarticular arthritis -- Low back pain -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Seronegative spondyloarthropathies -- Connective tissue diseases -- Vasculitis -- Amyloidosis -- Anemia -- Hemolytic anemia -- Adenopathy -- Bleeding disorders -- Breast cancer -- Prostate cancer -- Leukemia and lymphoma -- Acute complications of cancer therapy -- Paraneoplastic disorders.
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    Chest pain -- Shock -- Coronary heart disease -- Myocardial infarction -- Heart failure -- Bradyarrhythmias -- Tachyarrhythmias -- Hypertension -- Valvular heart disease -- Vascular disease -- Syncope -- Dyspnea -- Cough -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Asthma -- Pulmonary embolism -- Interstitial lung disease -- Pleural effusions -- Lung cancer -- Acid-base disturbances -- Fluid and electrolytes -- Acute renal failure -- Chronic kidney disease -- Glomerular disease -- Nephrolithiasis -- Hematuria -- Fever and rash -- Pneumonia -- Sexually transmitted diseases -- Urinary tract infections -- Tuberculosis -- Gastroenteritis -- Infective endocarditis -- Meningitis -- HIV part I: primary care of the HIV-infected patient -- HIV part II: prophylaxis and treatment of opportunistic infections in HIV -- Abdominal pain -- Diarrhea -- Peptic ulcer disease and gastritis -- Inflammatory bowel disease -- Hepatitis -- Cirrhosis -- Cholestatic liver disease -- Pancreatitis -- Colorectal cancer -- Weight loss -- Hyperthyroidism -- Hypothyroidism -- Diabetes mellitus -- Hypercalcemia -- Diseases of the adrenal gland -- Pituitary disease -- Nutritional disorders -- Dyslipidemia -- Acute monoarticular arthritis -- Low back pain -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Seronegative spondyloarthropathies -- Connective tissue diseases -- Vasculitis -- Amyloidosis -- Anemia -- Hemolytic anemia -- Adenopathy -- Bleeding disorders -- Breast cancer -- Prostate cancer -- Leukemia/lymphoma -- Complications of cancer therapy -- Paraneoplastic disorders.
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  • Medicolegal neuropathology 2002, CRCnetBASE
  • The orthopaedic surgeon's viewpoint -- The legal viewpoint -- The orthopaedic surgeon in court -- The shoulder -- The humerus -- The elbow -- The forearm -- The wrist -- Hand injuries -- The hip -- The femur -- The knee -- The tibia and fibula -- The ankle -- The foot -- The pelvis and acetabulum -- The cervical spine: Whiplash injury -- The cervical spine: Fractures -- Assessment of patients with low back problems in the medicolegal setting -- Thoracic and lumbar spine fractures -- Traumatic spinal cord injuries -- Head injury -- Soft tissue injuries, including burns -- Peripheral nerve injuries -- The psychological effects of trauma -- Complex regional pain syndrome -- Arm pain and work -- Radiology in medicolegal practice -- Hand-arm vibration syndrome -- Medicolegal aspects of cauda equina syndrome.
  • Medieval medicine-- the art of healing, from head to toe 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "This unique examination of medieval medicine as detailed in physician's manuals of the period reveals a more sophisticated approach to the medical arts than expected for the time. Far from the primitive and barbaric practices the Middle Ages may conjure up in our minds, doctors during that time combined knowledge, tradition, innovation, and intuition to create a humane, holistic approach to understanding and treating every known disease. In fact, a singularly authoritative medical source of the period, Lily of Medicine, continued to provide crucial study for students and practitioners of medicine almost four centuries after its completion in 1305. This unprecedented book investigates the extensive capabilities of physicians who relied on practice, observation, and imagination before the supremacy of mechanistic views and technological aids. Medieval Medicine: The Art of Healing, from Head to Toe is a comprehensive look at diseases as they were described, classified, explained, assessed, and treated by doctors of the age. The author methodically compares a dozen encyclopedic manuals in which both the fundamental understanding of healthy functions and the specific response to diseases were summarized, viewing the information through a medieval perspective rather than based upon modern criteria." -- Publisher's description.
  • Mediterranean diet 2001, CRCnetBASE
  • Part 1.The Basics of a Mediterranean Diet --Introduction --History, Composition, Adherence Scores --Part 2.Effects on Diseases --Mechanisms of Action and Effects on Diseases --Cardiovascular Diseases --Alzheimer's Disease --Cancer --Arthritis, Allergies, and Immunologic Disorders --Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome --Part 3.Weight Loss and Obesity --Weight, Obesity --Part 4.Macronutrients --Macronutrients in an Adherence Score: Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, and Alcohol --Fats and Oils --Carbohydrates --Proteins --Alcohol --Part 5.Adopting a Mediterranean Diet --Goal Is Success in Adoption --Meal Plans --Shopping List, Keep On Hand --Resources --Recipes.
  • Medizin im Ausland 2005, Springer
  • Medizinische Fakultät der Universität Frankfurt am Main im Spiegel der Sitzungsberichte (1914-1941). 1. Aufl. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • The adam Health Illustrated Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.
  • Global micronutrient deficiencies in childhood and impact on growth and survival : challenges and opportunities / Imdad, A.; Bhutta, Z.A. -- Micronutrients in the treatment of stunting and moderate malnutrition / Penny, M.E. -- Zinc requirements : assessment and population needs / Hambidge, K.M.; Miller, L.V.; Krebs, N.F. -- Role of zinc in child health and survival / Black, R.E.; Fischer Walker, C. -- Global burden and significance of multiple micronutrient deficiencies in pregnancy / Darnton-Hill, I. -- Intervention strategies to address multiple micronutrient deficiencies in pregnancy and early childhood / Imdad, A.; Bhutta, Z.A. -- Vitamin A supplementation, infectious disease and child mortality : a summary of the evidence / Thorne-Lyman, A.; Fawzi, W.W. -- Issues and controversies with vitamin A in childhood / Murgu¡a Peniche, M.T. -- Influence of inflammatory disorders and infection on iron absorption and efficacy of iron-fortified foods / Hurrell, R.F. -- Safety of iron fortification and supplementation in malaria-endemic areas / Brittenham, G.M. -- Are weaning infants at risk of iodine deficiency even in countries with established iodized salt Programs? / Zimmermann, M.B. -- Current challenges in meeting global iodine requirements / Eastman, C.J.; Jooste, P. -- Folate and vitamin B12 : function and importance in cognitive development / Troen, A.M. -- Pros and cons of increasing folic acid and vitamin B12 intake by fortification / Allen, L.H. -- Concluding remarks.
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  • Meiosis 2009., Karger
    The meiotic recombination hotspots of Schizosaccharomyces pombe / Pryce, D.W.; McFarlane, R.J. -- Meiotic recombination and crossovers in plants / De Muyt, A. ... [et al.] -- Meiosis in cereal crops : the grasses are back / Martinez-Perez, E. -- Homologue pairing, recombination and segregation in Caenorhabditis elegans / Zetka, M. -- Homolog pairing and segregation in Drosophila meiosis / McKee, B.D. -- The mammalian synaptonemal complex : a scaffold and beyond / Yang, F.; Wang, P.J. --The dance floor of meiosis : evolutionary conservation of nuclear envelope attachment and dynamics of meiotic telomeres / Alsheimer, M. -- Cohesin complexes and sister chromatid cohesion in mammalian meiosis / Suja, J.A.; Barbero, J.L. -- Variation in patterns of human meiotic recombination / Khil, P.P.; Camerini-Otero, R.D. -- Maternal origin of the human aneuploidies are homolog synapsis and recombination to blame? Notes (learned) from the underbelly / Garcia-Cruz, R.; Roig, I.; Garcia Caldés, M. -- Inverted meiosis : the true bugs as a model to study / Viera, A.; Page, J.; Rufas, J.S.The meiotic recombination hotspots of Schizosaccharomyces pombe / D.W. Pryce, R.J. McFarlane -- Meiotic recombination and crossovers in plants / A. De Muyt ... [et al.] -- Meiosis in cereal crops : the grasses are back / E. Martinez-Perez -- Homologue pairing, recombination, and segregation in Caenorhabditis elegans / M. Zetka -- Homolog pairing and segregation in Drosophila meiosis / B.D. McKee -- The mammalian synaptonemal complex : a scaffold and beyond / F. Yang, P.J. Wang --The dance floor of meiosis : evolutionary conservation of nuclear envelope attachment and dynamics of meiotic telomeres / M. Alsheimer -- Cohesin complexes and sister chromatid cohesion in mammalian meiosis / J.A. Suja, J.L. Barbero -- Variation in patterns of human meiotic recombination / P.P. Khil, R.D. Camerini-Otero -- Maternal origin of the human aneuploidies are homolog : synapsis and recombination to blame? notes (learned) from the underbelly / R. Garcia-Cruz, I. Roig, M. Garcia Caldes -- Inverted meiosis : the true bugs as a model to study / A. Viera, J. Page, J.S. Rufas.
  • Melanocortins 2010, Springer
    Structure-activity relationships (SAR) of melanocortin and agouti-related (AGRP) peptides / Anamika Singh, Erica M. Haslach and Carrie Haskell-Luevano -- Melanocortin signalling mechanisms / Paula C. Eves and John W. Haycock -- Distribution and function of melanocortin receptors within the brain / Kathleen G. Mountjoy -- Drugs, exercise, and the melanocortin-4 receptor: different means, same ends: treating obesity / Jay W. Schaub, Erin B. Bruce, and Carrie Haskell-Luevano -- Melanocortins in brain inflammation: the role of melanocortin receptor subtypes / Ruta Muceniece and Maija Dambrova -- Melanocortins and the cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway / Daniela Giuliani ... [et al.] -- Melanocortin control of cell trafficking in vascular inflammation / Hetal B. Patel ... [et al.] -- Terminal signal: anti-inflammatory effects of α-melanocyte-stimulating hormone related peptides beyond the pharmacophore / Thomas Brzoska ... [et al.] -- Protective effects of melanocortins in systemic host reactions / Stefano Gatti ... [et al.] -- Development of α-melanocortin analogs for melanoma prevention and targeting / Zalfa A. Abdel-Malek -- MSH radiopeptides for targeting melanoma metastases / Alex N. Eberle ... [et al.] -- Applications of the role of α-MSH in ocular immune privilege / Andrew W. Taylor and Darren Lee.
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  • Melanoma development 2011, Springer
    The book provides comprehensive insights into molecular changes in malignant melanoma. The general mechanisms of melanoma growth and development are described, as well as new research findings. Our current knowledge on the molecules involved in cell transformation and tumor progression will soon lead to sophisticated, targeted therapies. Recent studies with targeted b-RAF inhibitors have given us grounds to hope that these therapies will be successful. Melanoma Development- Molecular Biology, Genetics and Clinical Application aims to contribute to this knowledge. Summarizing the newest data and presenting upcoming research areas in the field, the book will be of great interest to basic researchers and physicians working in the important fields of melanoma, cancer research, therapy and dermatology.
  • The book aims to cover basic physiologic functions of melatonin, and its therapeutic applications in humans for a variety of clinically relevant disorders. This bookcontains chapters on the recent aspects of melatonin physiology, its receptors and their role in mitochondrial function, its immunomodulatory role and importance in seasonal dependent diseases, role in human reproduction, role in sleep, circadian rhythm and sleep disorders, role in neurologic disorders such as Parkinsons disease, Alzheimers disease. Additionally, melatonins therapeutic use in neurobehavioral disorders in children, migraine and tension headache is also covered in this book. Melatonins antioxidant role in Duchennes muscular dystrophy and in glaucoma have also been discussed in short chapters. Two major melatonin agonists, ramelteon and agomelatine are discussed extensively on their current clinical application and ongoing research. Two chapters on agomelatonin and its role in mood disorders, particularly depressive disorders, are an important feature of this book. The chapters are written by experts from the global academia recognized for their original research and published work in the field of melatonin science.
  • "This new edition presents information on how melatonin is synthesized and produced in the body as well as how this hormone affects several diseases. The book heavily focuses on prevention as well as treatment of various human disease states including behavior disorders, mental disorders, breast cancer, bone health, and gastrointestinal diseases. It covers the role of melatonin in the prevention of oxidative stress, mutagenesis, sun damage, ocular health, gut motility, and detoxification. It also presents mechanisms of melatonin action in humans including cell modulation, signaling mechanisms, protective effects, and melatonin receptors as well as its role as an antioxidant"--Provided by publisher.
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  • From intramolecular asymmetries to raft assemblies: a short guide for the puzzled in lipidomics / Ephraim Yavin and Annette Brand -- Regulatory aspects of membrane microdomain (raft) dynamics in live cells: a biophysical approach / János Matkó and János Szöllosi -- Lipid raft membrane skeletons / Elizabeth J. Luna ... [et al.] -- Role of cholesterol in membrane microdomain signaling / Christopher J. Fielding -- Raft lipid metabolism in relation to alkyl-lysophospholipid-induced apoptosis / Arnold H. van der Luit, Marcel Verheij, and Wim J. van Blitterswijk -- Role of lipid rafts in signal transduction and synaptic plasticity of neural cells / Markus Delling and Melitta Schachner -- Role of rafts in virus fusion and budding / Wu Ou and Jonathan Silver -- Alterations in raft lipid metabolism in aging and neurodegenerative disorders / Mark P. Mattson, Roy G. Cutler, and Norman J. Haughey -- Caveolin and cancer: a complex relationship / Mordechai Liscovitch ... [et al.] -- Dietary modulation of lipid rafts: implications for disease prevention and treatment / Mark P. Mattson.
  • The book is structured in five sections, each containing several chapters written by experts and major contributors to particular topics. The volume starts with a historical perspective and fundamental principles of membrane potential imaging and continues to cover the measurement of membrane potential signals from dendrites and axons of individual neurons, measurements of the activity of many neurons with single cell resolution, monitoring of population signals from the nervous system, and concludes with the overview of new approaches to voltage-imaging. The book is targeted at all scientists interested in this mature but also rapidly expanding imaging approach.
  • Membrane protein protocols 2003, Springer Protocols
  • Membrane proteomics 2009, Springer Protocols
    Online tools for predicting integral membrane proteins / H. Bigelow and B. Rost -- In silico identification of novel G protein coupled receptors / M.N. Davies and D.R. Flower -- Transcriptome-based identification of candidate membrane proteins / E.J. Evans ... [et al.] -- Separation of thylakoid membrane proteins by sucrose gradient ultracentrifugation or blue native-SDS-PAGE two-dimensional electrophoresis / G.M. D'Amici, C.G. Huber and L. Zolla -- Extraction of yeast mitochondrial membrane proteins by solubilization and detergent/polymer aqueous two-phase partitioning / H. Everberg, N. Gustavsson and F. Tjerneld -- 16-BAC/SDS-PAGE analysis of membrane proteins of yeast mitochondria purified by free flow electrophoresis / R.J. Braun ... [et al.] -- Sequential detergent extraction prior to mass spectrometry analysis / F.M. McCarthy, A.M. Cooksey and S.C. Burgess -- Enrichment of brain plasma membranes by affinity two-phase partitioning / J. Schindler and H.G. Nothwang -- Protocol to enrich and analyze plasma membrane proteins / R.J. Wisniewski -- Proteomic analysis of the lymphocyte plasma membrane using cell surface biotinylation and solution-phase isoelectric focusing / M.J. Peirce, A.P. Cope and R. Wait -- Identification of target membrane proteins as detected by phage antibodies / C.A. Geuijen, A.Q. Bakker and J. de Kruif -- Membrane protease degradomics: proteomic identification and quantification of cell surface protease substrates / G.S. Butler ... [et al.] -- Purification of basolateral integral membrane proteins by cationic colloidal silica-based apical membrane subtraction / R.J. Goode and R.J. Simpson -- Moving closer to the lipid raft proteome using quantitative proteomics / L.J. Foster -- Use of sequential chemical extractions to purify nuclear membrane proteins for proteomics identification / N. Korfali ... [et al.] -- Isolation of extracellular membranous vesicles for proteomic analysis / R.A. Mathias ... [et al.] -- Enrichment of human platelet membranes for proteomic analysis / D.W. Greening ... [et al.] -- Detergents and chaotropes for protein solubilization before two-dimensional electrophoresis / T. Rabilloud -- Two-dimensional separation of membrane proteins by 16-BAC-SDS-PAGE / H.G. Nothwang and J. Schindler -- MudPIT analysis: application to human heart tissue / K.G. Kline and C.C. Wu -- Liquid chromatography MALDI MS/MS for membrane proteome analysis / N. Wang, J.B. Young and L. Li -- Cysteinyl-tagging of integral membrane proteins for proteomic analysis using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry / S.K. Mitra and M.B. Goshe -- Quantitative proteomics analysis of pancreatic zymogen granule membrane proteins / X. Chen and P.C. Andrews.
  • The role of ion channels in hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction / E. Kenneth Weir ... [et al.] -- Two-pore domain K channels and their role in chemoreception / Keith J. Buckler -- Intricate interaction between store-operated calcium entry and calcium-activated chloride channels in pulmonary artery smooth muscle cells / Abigail S. Forrest ... [et al.] -- The role of intracellular ion channels in regulating cytoplasmic calciumin pulmonary arterial mmooth [i.e. smooth] muscle : which store and where? / A. Mark Evans -- Ca2 oscillations regulate contraction of intrapulmonary smooth muscle cells / Michael J. Sanderson, Yan Bai, and Jose Perez-Zoghbi -- Introduction to TRP channels : structure, function, and regulation / Michael Y. Song and Jason S.-J. Yuan -- Physiological functions of transient receptor potential channels in pulmonary arterial smooth muscle cells / Xiao-Ru Yang, Mo-Jun Lin, and James S.K. Sham -- The contribution of TRPC1 and STIM1 to capacitative Ca2 entry in pulmonary artery / Lih Chyuan Ng, Judith A. Airey, and Joseph R. Hume -- Store-operated calcium entry channels in pulmonary endothelium : the emerging story of TRPCS and Orai1 / Donna L. Cioffi, Christina Barry, and Troy Stevens -- TRPM2 channel regulates endothelial barrier function / Claudie M. Hecquet, Gias U. Ahmmed, and Asrar B. Malik -- A proposed mitochondrial-metabolic mechanism for initiation and maintenance of pulmonary arterial hypertension in fawn-hooded rats : the Warburg model of pulmonary arterial hypertension / Jalees Rehman and Stephen L. Archer -- The role of classical transient receptor potential channels in the regulation of hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction / B. Fuchs ... [et al.] -- Developmental regulation of oxygen sensing and ion channels in the pulmonary vasculature / David N. Cornfield -- Hypoxic regulation of ion channels and transporters in pulmonary vascular smooth muscle / Larissa A. Shimoda -- CLC-3 chloride channels in the pulmonary vasculature / Joseph R. Hume ... [et al.] -- Role of bone morphogenetic protein receptors in the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension / Nicholas W. Morrell -- Cross talk between Smad, MAPK, and actin in the etiology of pulmonary arterial hypertension / James West -- Notch signaling in pulmonary hypertension / Patricia A. Thistlethwaite, Xiaodong Li, and Xiaoxue Zhang -- Rho kinase-mediated vasoconstriction in pulmonary hypertension / Ivan F. McMurtry ... [et al.] -- The serotonin hypothesis of pulmonary hypertension revisited / Margaret R. MacLean and Yvonne Dempsie -- Impaired vascular endothelial growth factor signaling in the pathogenesis of neonatal pulmonary vascular disease / Steven H. Abman -- Mitochondrial regulation of oxygen sensing / Navdeep S. Chandel -- Reactive oxygen species and RhoA signaling in vascular smooth muscle : role in chronic hypoxia-induced pulmonary hypertension / Thomas C. Resta, Brad R.S. Broughton, and Nikki L. Jernigan -- Polyamine regulatory pathways as pharmacologic targets in pulmonary arterial hypertension / Mark N. Gillespie and Jack W. Olson -- 5-HT receptors and Kv channel internalization / Angel Cogolludo and Francisco Perez-Vizcaino -- KCNQ potassium channels : new targets for pulmonary vasodilator drugs? / Alison M. Gurney, Shreena Joshi, and Boris Manoury -- Receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors in rodent pulmonary hypertension / Liliana Moreno-Vinasco and Joe G.N. Garcia -- PDGF receptor and its antagonists : role in treatment of PAH / Friedrich Grimminger and Ralph Theo Schermuly -- PPAR[gamma] and the pathobiology of pulmonary arterial hypertension / Marlene Rabinovitch -- Targeting TASK-1 channels as a therapeutic approach / Andrea Olschewski -- Pharmacological targets for pulmonary vascular disease : vasodilation versus anti-remodelling / Matthew Thomas.
  • ch. 1. Overview of Membrane Science and Technology, p. 1-14 -- ch. 2. Membrane Transport Theory, p. 15-87 -- ch. 3. Membranes and Modules, p. 89-160 -- ch. 4. Concentration Polarization, p. 161-190 -- ch. 5. Reverse Osmosis, p. 191-235 -- ch. 6. Ultrafiltration, p. 237-274 -- ch. 7. Microfiltration, p. 275-300 -- ch. 8. Gas Separation, p. 301-353 -- ch. 9. Pervaporation, p. 355-392 -- ch. 10. Ion Exchange Membrane Processes-Electrodialysis, p. 393-423 -- ch. 11. Carrier Facilitated Transport, p. 425-463 -- ch. 12. Medical Applications of Membranes, p. 465-490 -- ch. 13. Other Membrane Processes, p. 491-521 -- Appendix, p. 523-534.
  • Membrane trafficking 2008, Springer Protocols
    Pt. I. Yeast Cells -- Ch. 1. Freight management in the cell / Johannes M. Herrmann, Anne Spang -- Ch. 2. High-throughput protein extraction and immunoblotting analysis in saccharomyces cerevisiae / Todd C. Lorenz, Vikram C. Anand, Gregory S. Payne -- Ch. 3. Genome-wide analysis of membrane transport using yeast knockout arrays / Helen E. Burston, Michael Davey, Elizabeth Conibear -- Ch. 4. A cell-free system for reconstitution of transport between prevacuolar compartments and vacuoles in saccharomyces cerevisiae / Thomas A. Vida -- Ch. 5. In vitro analysis of the mitochondrial preprotein import machinery using recombinant precursor polypeptides / Dorothea Becker, Martin Krayl, Wolfgang Voos -- Ch. 6. In vitro import of proteins into isolated mitochondria / Karl Bihlmaier, Melanie Bien, Johannes M. Herrmann -- Ch. 7. Synthesis and sorting of mitochondrial translation products / Heike Bauerschmitt, Soledad Funes, Johannes M. Herrmann -- Ch. 8. In vivo labeling and analysis of mitochondrial translation products in budding and in fission yeasts / Karine Gouget, Fulvia Verde, Antoni Barrientos --Ch. 9. Exploring protein-protein interactions involving newly synthesized mitochondrial DNA encoded proteins / Darryl Horn, Flavia Fontanesi, Antoni Barrientos -- Ch. 10. Purification of yeast membranes and organelles by sucrose density gradient centrifugation / Jennifer Chang, Victoria Ruiz, Ales Vancura -- Ch. 11. Microscopic analysis of lipid droplet metabolism and dynamics in yeast / Heimo Wolinski, Sepp D. Kohlwein -- Ch. 12. Use of bimolecular fluorescence complementation (BiFC) in yeast saccharomyces cerevisiae / Kari-Pekka Skarp, ... [et al.] -- Pt. II. Mammalian cells -- Ch. 13. Using quantitative fluorescence microscopy to probe organelle assembly and membrane trafficking / Brian Storrie, Tregei Starr, Kimberly Forsten-Williams -- Ch. 14. Measuring secretory membrane traffic / Vytaute Starkuviene, ... [et al.] -- Ch. 15. A correlative light and electron microscopy method based on laser micropatterning and etching / Julien Colombelli, ... [et al.] -- Ch. 16. Approaches to investigate the role of signaling in ER-to-Golgi transport / Laura J. Sharpe, Ximing Du, Andrew J. Brown -- Ch. 17. Recruitment of coat proteins to peptidoliposomes / Gregor Suri, Martin Spiess, Pascal Crottet --Ch. 18. SNAREs mediated fusion of liposomes / Jérôme Vicogne, Jeffrey E. Pessin -- Ch. 19. Use of polarized PC12 cells to monitor protein localization in the early biosynthetic pathway / Ragna Sannerud, ... [et al.] -- Ch. 20. Tracking the transport of E-cadherin to and from the plasma membrane / Matthew P. Wagoner, Kun Ling, Richard A. Anderson -- Ch. 21. Analysis of nucleocytoplasmic shuttling of NFkB proteins in human leukocytes / Chandra C. Ghosh ... [et al.] -- Ch. 22. Imaging pHluorin-based probes at hippocampal synapses / Stephen J. Royle, ... [et al.] -- Ch. 23. Analysis of receptor tyrosine kinase internalization using flow cytometry / Ning Li, Kristen S. Hill, Lisa A. Elferink -- Ch. 24. Measurement of receptor endocytosis and recycling / Jane M. Knisely, Jiyeon Lee, Guojun Bu -- Ch. 25. Styryl dye-based synaptic vesicle recycling assay in cultured cerebellar granule neurons / Victor Anggono, Michael A. Cousin, Phillip J. Robinson -- Ch. 26. Use of quantitative immunofluorescence microscopy to study intracellular trafficking / Vincent Blot, Timothy E. McGraw -- Ch. 27. Dissecting GLUT4 traffic components in L6 myocytes by fluorescence-based, single cell assays / Costin N. Antonescu, Varinder K Randhawa, Amira Klip -- Ch. 28. Functional genetic analysis of the mammalian mitochondrial DNA encoded peptides / Maria Pilar Bayona-Bafaluy, ... [et al.].
  • Viral entry / S.B. Sieczarski and G.R. Whittaker -- The many mechanisms of viral membrane fusion proteins / L.J. Earp ... [et al.] -- The role of the cytoskeleton during viral infection / K. Döhner and B. Sodeik --Nuclear import in viral infections / U.F. Greber and M. Fornerod -- Viral RNA replication in association with cellular membranes / A. Salonen, T. Ahola, and L. Kääriäinen -- Synthesis and quality control of viral membrane proteins / C. Maggioni and I. Braakman -- Receptor modulation in viral replication : HIV, HSV, HHV-8 and HPV : same goal, different techniques to interface with MHC-I antigen presentation / V. Piguet -- Trafficking of viral membrane proteins / R. Byland and M. March.
  • Membrane transporters 2003, Springer Protocols
  • The Neuroanatomy And Neuropsychology Of Declarative And Nondeclarative Memory -- Dynamics Of Hippocampal-cortical Interactions During Memory Consolidation: Insights From Functional Brain Imaging -- From Molecule To Memory System: Genetic Analyses In Drosophila -- Towards A Molecular And Cellular Understanding Of Remote Memory -- Post-activation State: A Critical Rite Of Passage Of Memories -- Reactivation-dependent Amnesia: Disrupting Memory Reconsolidation As A Novel Approach For The Treatment Of Maladaptive Memory Disorders -- The Organizing Principles Of Real-time Memory Encoding: Neural Clique Assemblies And Universal Neural Codes -- Making And Retaining New Memories: The Role Of The Hippocampus In Associative Learning And Memory -- Entorhinal Grid Cells And The Representation Of Space -- The Prefrontal Cortex: Categories, Concepts, And Cognitive Control -- Molecules That Disrupt Memory Circuits In Alzheimer's Disease: The Attack On Synapses By Aβ Oligomers (addls).
  • Memory 2005, NAP
    What is memory? -- Memories of the here and now -- The early development of memory -- Ordinary forgetting -- Amnesia -- False memory -- Emotional learning and memory -- Language -- Mechanisms of memory -- The future of memory.
  • Memory and brain dynamics 2004, CRCnetBASE
    Memory itself is inseparable from all other brain functions and involves distributed dynamic neural processes. This book bridges the disciplines of neurophysiology, cognitive psychology, and EEG-brain dynamics to understand how the brain represents mental events that are interwoven with memory. The text presents a new study-framework that links oscillatory brain activity with the concept of dynamic memory, leading to dynamic-APLR alliance and all brain functions.
  • Why diagnose and treat? -- Evaluating the patient with memory loss -- Alzheimer's disease -- Mild cognitive impairment -- Dementia with lewy bodies (including Parkinson's disease dementia) -- Vascular dementia and vascular cognitive impairment -- Frontotemporal dementia -- Progressive supranuclear palsy -- Corticobasal degeneration -- Normal pressure hydrocephalus -- Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease -- Other disorders -- Goals of treatment -- Cholinesterase inhibitors -- Memantine (Namenda) -- Vitamins, herbs, supplements, and anti-inflammatories -- Future treatments of memory loss -- Non-pharmacological treatment of memory loss -- Evaluating the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia -- Caring for and educating the caregiver -- Non-pharmacological treatment of the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia -- Pharmacological treatment of the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia -- Life adjustments -- Legal and financial issues -- Special issues -- Cognitive test and questionnaire forms, instructions, and normative data --Screening for memory loss -- Our current understanding of memory.
  • Memory reconsolidation 2013, ScienceDirect
    As little as ten years ago, it was believed that memory went from short to long term via one consolidation practice that made that memory intractable. Since then, research has shown that long term memories can be activated, modified, and reconsolidated in their new form. This research indicates that memories are more dynamic than once believed. And understanding how this process works, and helping people to redefine established memories can be clinically useful, if those memories lead to problems as is the case in post traumatic stress disorder. This book provides a comprehensive overview of research on memory reconsolidation, what this has to say about the formation, storage, and changeabitility of memory, and the potential applications of this research to treating clinical disorders. Presents both neuroscience and psychological research on memory reconsolidation. Discusses what findings mean for understanding memory formation, storage, and retrieval. Includes treatment applications of these findings.
  • Memory T cells 2010, Springer
    Memory TH1/TH2 cell generation controlled by Schnurri-2 / Toshinori Nakayama and Motoko Y. Kimura -- Transcriptional regulation during CD8 T-cell immune responses / Ivana Munitic ... [et al.] -- The role of interleukin-2 in memory CD8 cell differentiation / Onur Boyman, Jae-Ho Cho and Jonathan Sprent -- The role of inflammation in the generation and maintenance of memory T cells / Noah S. Butler and John T. Harty -- The role of OX40 (CD134) in T-cell memory generation / Andrew D. Weinberg -- The role of precursor frequency in the differentiation of memory T cells : memory by numbers / Amanda L. Marzo, Ryan T. Sowell and Bernadette Scott -- CD8 T-cell memory differentiation during acute and chronic viral infections / Vandana Kalia, Surojit Sarkar and Rafi Ahmed -- Longevity of T-cell memory following acute viral infection / Joshua M. Walker and Mark K. Slifka -- Principles of memory CD8 T-cells generation in relation to protective immunity / Maurizio Zanetti, Paola Castiglioni and Elizabeth Ingulli --Memory T cells in rhesus macaques / Monica Vaccari and Genoveffa Franchini -- Memory T-cell subsets in parasitic infections / Sara Colpitts and Phillip Scott -- Antigen specific memory T cells and their putative need for the generation of sustained anti-tumor responses / Kory L. Alderson and William J. Murphy -- Memory T-cell responses and survival in human cancer : remember to stay alive / Matthieu Camus and Jérôme Galon -- Analysis of vaccine-induced T cells in humans with cancer / Stefanie L. Slezak ... [et al.] -- Memory T-cell homeostasis and senescence during aging / Sian M. Henson and Arne N. Akbar.
  • MEMS Handbook. 2nd ed. v. 1-3, 2006., CRCnetBASE
    v. 2, 2006 CRCnetBASE
    v. 3, 2006 CRCnetBASE
    [v. 1]. MEMS, introduction and fundamentals -- [v. 2]. MEMS, design and fabrication -- [v. 3]. MEMS, applications.
  • Men's health 2013, Springer
    Men's Health is a concise, didactic compendium that covers three important aspects of male sexual health:- Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome; Premature Ejaculation and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).The chapters that deal with Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome cover the epidemiology of the condition in the local context, the science behind the condition, its clinical presentation and treatment choices.The section on Premature Ejaculation advises the health practitioner on how to investigate this condition and describes the various treatment options available to the patient.The chapters on Sexually Transmitted Infections cover special aspects of the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of STIs occurring in Men which are not normally highlighted in the usual texts on STI management.Written by experts in the field, Men's Health is a valuable and timely resource for urologists, andrologists, endocrinologists as well as other health professionals practicing in these areas.
  • In the last decade, much of the clinical interest in the field of infertility has focused on advancing reproductive techniques and has often under-appreciated the role that male sexuality plays in reproductive problems. Male sexual function is an integral part of reproduction, and the treatment of sexual dysfunction is an important component for any couple seeking fertility. In some cases, treatment of sexual dysfunction may obviate the need for more invasive cures through advanced reproductive techniques. Thanks to recent clinical and scientific advances in male sexual medicine, the management of men's sexual dysfunction is often more effective and less invasive than how it was historically described. Men's Sexual Health and Fertility is the only resource that focuses on the interplay and interconnections between male sexual dysfunction and male factor infertility, gathering insightful data from a panel of experts in male sexual medicine for clinicians who treat couples with fertility issues due to male sexual dysfunction. Chapters discuss advances in the field of men's sexual medicine, including the latest treatment for erectile dysfunction, the most up-to-date understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of ejaculation, and the growing body of evidence that low testosterone and male infertility are intimately related. As such, this book provides important information in order to be able to better understand the link between sexual dysfunction and infertility and, most importantly, to better treat male sexual dysfunction in the infertile couple.
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    What is classical genetics? -- Routes to classical genetics: evolution -- Routes to classical genetics: cytology -- Routes to classical genetics: embryology and reproduction -- Routes to classical genetics: breeding and hybrid formation -- The rise of the American university -- The sex chromosomes -- The rediscovery of Mendelism -- The chromosome theory of heredity -- The predominance of plant breeding to 1910 -- Maize genetics and the popularization of genetics -- Animal genetics in the first decade of the twentieth century -- Morgan and fruit fly genetics -- Forming the fly lab: contributions of A.H. Sturtevant and C.B. Bridges -- Forming the fly lab: contributions of H.J. Muller -- Drosophila genetics after 1915 -- Darwinism, mendelism, and the new synthesis -- Classical genetics to the mid-twentieth century -- Classical genetics and one-celled organisms -- Classical genetics in the service of politics -- Classical genetics and human genetics -- The future and significance of classical genetics -- Classical genetics and the history of science.
  • Meningiomas 2009, Springer
  • Meningiomas 2010, ClinicalKey
    "Meningiomas, by M. Necmettin Pamir, MD, Peter M. Black, MD, PhD, and Rudolf Fahlbusch, MD, presents current and comprehensive guidance on this most common, yet clinically challenging type of brain tumor. Written and edited by the world's most prominent brain tumor neurosurgeons, it helps you to not only determine the type and location of the tumor, but also the most ideal surgical approach to provide your patients with the best outcomes. An extensive collection of surgical photographs covers unique and original cases, while discussions of pre-surgical techniques and approaches emphasize decision making with the help of all imaging modalities and analysis of symptoms and patient history. Expert Consult functionality enhances your reference power with convenient online access to the complete text and illustrations from the book, along with videos that depict surgical techniques in real time."--Publisher's website.
  • Meningococcal disease Springer Protocols
  • Meningococcal vaccines Springer Protocols
  • Meniscal injuries 2014, Springer
    Thoroughly discussing the varied elements of meniscal damage and repair, Meniscal Injuries: Management and Surgical Techniques includes the insights and expertise of over 20 leading surgeons and researchers on topics ranging from meniscal anatomy, physical examination, innovative resection and repair techniques, gene therapy, and tissue regeneration. This treatise offers wisdom aimed at assessing true surgical candidates, exploring the intricacies of meniscal composition and function, an overview of meniscal scaffolds and replacements, and patient examination pearls. Also discussed in depth is cutting edge research concerning meniscal repair enhancement, nanofiber technology as a means of meniscal replacement, and biologic agents directed toward chondral protection. All the science presented will direct the sports medicine practitioner to state-of-the-art treatment aimed at knee preservation. Meniscal repair and regeneration is a rapidly evolving science - early attempts at meniscal restoration or repair resulted in short-term gains which often sacrificed long-term joint integrity. Now, the practitioner is afforded numerous means of retaining or restoring meniscal tissue. Breakthroughs in scaffold and allograft replacement, as featured herein, offer the promise of articular cartilage preservation like never before. In addition, tissue regeneration and gene therapy techniques, featured throughout, offer a glimpse into emerging technologies aimed at preserving or replacing meniscal tissue in previously considered hopeless cases. As such, Meniscal Injuries will be an indispensible resource to orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine practitioners interested in providing the absolute most contemporary and evidence-based care to their patients.
  • Meniscal transplantation 2013, Springer
    Meniscal transplantation has become an attractive option in selected patients with incapacitating knee pain. This book discusses all aspects of meniscal transplantation, covering the use of both allografts and meniscal substitutes, including collagen and polyurethane implants. Acknowledged experts in the field review the basic science, explain indications, and describe surgical techniques and the results achieved to date. All the material is up to date, with information on new implants, new techniques, and new surgical approaches. Future trends in the treatment of meniscal lesions are also discussed.
  • Meniscus 2010, Springer
    Part 1. Basic Science -- Ontogeny-Phylogeny / B. Lebel, C. Tardieu, B. Locker and C. Hulet -- Anatomy / I. D. McDermott, S. D. Masouros, A. M. J. Bull and A. A. Amis -- Histology-Ultrastructure-Biology / P. Verdonk -- Biomechanics / S. D. Masouros, I. D. McDermott, A. M. J. Bull and A. A. Amis -- Synthesis / R. Verdonk -- Part 2. Meniscal Lesions: Classification -- Traumatic Lesions: Stable Knee, ACL Knee / P. Verdonk and P. Vererfve -- Degenerative Lesions-Meniscal Cyst / T. Boyer, H. Dorfmann and A. Podgorski -- Meniscus and Osteoarthritis / N. Pujol and P. Boisrenoult -- Synthesis / P. Beaufils -- Part 3. Preoperative Clinical Examination and Imaging -- Clinical Examination: Standard X-Rays / N. Pujol and P. Boisrenoult -- MRI, MR-arthrography and CT-arthrography / W. C. J. Huysse and K. L. Verstraete -- Bone Scan / S. F. Dye -- Synthesis / P. Beaufils -- Part 4. Technique -- Meniscectomy: Medial-Lateral / K. F. Almqvist, A. A. M. Dhollander, P. Verdonk, Ph. Neyret and R. Verdonk -- Meniscal Repair: Biomechanics / R. Seil and D. Pape -- Meniscal Repair: Technique / F. Jouve, H. Ovadia, N. Pujol and P. Beaufils -- Meniscal Repair: Enhancement of Healing Process / M. Jacobi and R. Peter Jakob -- Meniscal Cysts / C. Hulet, B. Lebel and B. Locker -- Rehabilitation / E. Witvrouw and Y. Thijs -- Synthesis / R. Verdonk -- Part 5. Postoperative Evaluation -- Functional and Objective Scores. Quality of Life / P. Verdonk and R. Verdonk -- Postoperative Imaging: X-Rays, Arthro CT, Arthro MRI / G. Nourissat, C. Pradel and N. Pujol -- Part 6. Results -- Meniscectomy: Global Results-Complications / J.-M. Fayard, H. Pereira, E. Servien, S. Lustig and P. Neyret -- Meniscal Repair: Intra- and Postoperative Complications / M. Katabi, N. Pujol and P. Boisrenoult -- Meniscal Repair: Results / N. Pujol, L. Panarella and P. Beaufils --Part 7. Indications: Adults -- Traumatic Meniscal Lesions in a Stable Knee: Masterly Neglect, Meniscectomy, Repair / K. F. Almqvist, P. Vansintjan, P. Verdonk and R. Verdonk -- Traumatic Lesions, ACL Knee: Masterly Neglect, Meniscectomy, Repair / O. Charrois, A. Podgorski and P. Beaufils -- Degenerative Meniscal Lesions in a Stable Knee / K. F. Almqvist, P. Vansintjan, P. Verdonk, Y. Bohu and P. Beaufils, et al. -- Lavage, Debridement, and Osteoarthritis / N. Pujol and P. Boisrenoult -- Synthesis / P. Beaufils -- Part 8. Meniscal Lesions in Children -- Classification: Discoid Meniscus, Traumatic Lesions / M. T. Hirschmann and N. F. Friederich -- Discoid Meniscus: Histology / A. Papadopoulos -- Technique of Meniscoplasty and Meniscal Repair in Children / X. Cassard -- Meniscus Lesions in Children-Indications and Results / O. Lorbach, D. Pape and R. Seil -- Synthesis / R. Seil -- Part 9. Post-meniscectomized Knee -- Postoperative Osteonecrosis of the Condyle: Diagnosis and Management / D. Pape, R. Seil and D. Kohn -- Management of Early and Late Failure of Lateral Meniscus / P. Chambat, B. Sonnery-Cottet and C. Guier -- Synthesis / Philippe Beaufils -- Part 10. Meniscal reconstruction- Allograft -- Basic Science / G. von Lewinski and C. J. Wirth -- Organization: Type of Grafts, Conservation, Regulation / T. Schubert, O. Cornu and C. Delloye -- Meniscal Allograft: French Organization / O. Charrois and A. Podgorski -- Open Technique / P. Verdonk and R. Verdonk -- Arthroscopic Technique Without Plugs / J. Bellemans -- Arthroscopic Technique with Bone Plugs / P. Boisrenoult and N. Pujol -- Results and Indications / P. Verdonk, M. Van Laer, M. ELAttar, K. F. Almqvist and R. Verdonk -- Part 11. Meniscal Reconstruction - Substitutes -- Menaflex (TM) Collagen Meniscus Implant: Basic Science / W. G. Rodkey -- Collagen Meniscus Implant: Technique and Results / J. C. Monllau, X. Pelfort and M. Tey -- Actifit, Polyurethane meniscus implant: basic science / J. de Groot -- Polyurethane Meniscus Implant: Technique / R. Verdonk, P. Verdonk and E. L. Heinrichs -- Synthesis / R. Verdonk -- Part 12. The Future -- The Future / P. Verdonk -- Part 13. Conclusion -- General Conclusion / R. Verdonk and P. Beaufils.
  • Menopausal transition 2009, Karger
    Normal aging and the menopausal transition : what to expect / N. Santoro, G. Neal-Perry -- Sexuality during menopause : deconstructing the myths / A.H. Clayton, D.V. Hamilton -- Cultural and ethnic influences on the menopause transition /J. Bitzer, J. Alder -- Nonhormonal factors associated with psychiatric morbidity during the menopausal transition and midlife / J.T. Bromberger -- Depression during the perimenopausal transition : what have we learned from epidemiological studies? / S. Ferguson, C.N. Soares, B.L. Harlow -- Thermoregulation and menopause : understanding the basic pathophysiology of vasomotor symptoms / D.C. Deecher -- Hormone dynamics and menopausal symptoms : the clinical role of vasomotor symptoms and sleep disturbances / R.R. Freedman -- Managing depression and anxiety during the menopausal transition and beyond : the window of vulnerability / B.N. Frey, C.N. Soares -- Psychotic disorders and menopause : the untold story / A. Riecher-Ros̈sler -- Hormone therapies and menopause : where do we stand in the post-WHI era? / M.P. Warren, K.E. Titchen, M. Steiner.
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    The politics of mental welfare : fresh perspectives on the history of institutionalized care for the mentally ill and disabled / Pamela Dale and Joseph Melling -- Workhouse care of the insane, 1845-1890 / Elaine Murphy -- Needs and desires in the care of paper lunatics : admissions to Worcester Asylum, 1852-1872 / Frank Crompton -- 'Buried alive by her friends' : asylum narratives and the English governess, 1845-1914 / Joseph Melling -- Separatism and exclusion : women in psychiatry, 1900-1950 / Louise Westwood -- Family, gender and class in psychiatric patient care during the 1930s : the 1930 Mental Treatment Act and the Devon Mental Hospital / David Pearce -- The 'manufacture' of mental defectives : increased in Scotland, 1857-1939 / Matt Egan -- Tension in the voluntary-statutory alliance : 'lay professionals' and the planning and delivery of mental deficiency services, 1917-1945 / Pamela Dale -- 'A satisfactory job is the best psychotherapist' : employment and mental health, 1939-60 / Vicky Long -- Inside the walls of the hostel, 1940-1974 / John Welshman -- Landmarks in the care of the mentally disordered.
  • Mental models and the mind 2006, ScienceDirect
    Mental models, sentential reasoning, and illusory inferences / P.N. Johnson-Laird -- Interaction of knowledge and working memory in reasoning about relations / A. Vandierendonck, V. Dierckx & H. Van der Beken -- Mental models in learning situations / N.M. Seel -- Resolving valid multiple model inferences activates a left hemisphere network / R.L. Waechter & V. Goel -- A neuro-cognitive theory of relational reasoning with mental models and visual images / M. Knauff -- Pictures, perception, and mental models / K. Rehkämper -- Emotion, decision, and mehtal models / M. Pauen -- Language processing : construction of mental models or more? / B. Hemforth & L. Konieczny -- Visual imagery, mental models, and reasoning / V. Gottschling -- Mental models as objectual representations / C. Held -- The perceptual nature of mental models / G. Vosgerau.
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  • What is the evidence for mentorship? -- What are the characteristics and behaviors of effective mentors and mentees? -- How can you initiate mentorship? -- Some effective mentoring strategies and tactics : part 1, mentorship meetings, priority setting, and time-management -- Some effective mentoring strategies and tactics : part 2, protecting mentees from dys-opportunities -- Some effective mentoring strategies and tactics : part 3, mentoring for knowledge generation -- Some effective mentoring strategies and tactics : part 4, mentoring for knowledge dissemination -- Some effective mentoring strategies and tactics : part 5, mentoring for promotion, protection, and job prospects -- How can you assess, diagnose and treat mentorship that is in trouble? -- How can you initiate and maintain a mentorship progam? -- How can you evaluate the impact of a mentorship program? -- How can you scale up and sustain a mentorship program?.
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    Part I: Basic Science and Epidemiology -- Basic Science of the Merkel Cell -- Epidemiology and Genetics (Including High Risk Patients, Polyomavirus, Prognostic Factors) -- Part II: Diagnosis -- Clinical Diagnosis -- Staging -- Histopathologic Diagnosis -- Part III: Therapy -- Local Excision (Primary, Recurrent Disease) -- Lymph Node Procedures of the Head and Neck -- Lymph Node Procedures of the Trunk and Extremities -- Radiation Therapy (Primary and Recurrent Disease) -- Chemotherapy (Primary and Recurrent Disease) -- Treatment Algorithm -- Part IV: Expert Opinions and Future Directions -- Case Study A: Multiply Recurrent Merkel Cell Carcinoma -- Case Study B: Radiation Monotherapy for Extensive Local and In-Transit Merkel Cell Carcinoma -- Case Study C: Complete Spontaneous Regression of Merkel Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to the Liver -- Case Study D: Evaluation of Multiple Merkel Cell Carcinomas in a Single Patient -- Case Study E: Multidisciplinary Management of Merkel Cell Carcinoma -- Track and Attack: Emerging Prognostic and Therapeutic Approaches.
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  • Mesenchymal Stem Cells or Multipotent Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (collectively referred to as MSCs) are currently being tested in a number of clinical trials for various diseases including graft-versus-host disease, Crohn's disease, myocardial infarction, stroke, diabetes, cartilage defects, and many others. The increasing number of clinical trials globally indicates the likely therapeutic potential of this specialized adult stem cell. Over the last decade, there has been tremendous progress towards understanding an MSC's phenotype, expansion features in culture, differentiation ability and global gene and protein expression profiles. Despite the enormous progress and data accrual at the molecular and cellular levels, several questions remain as to the utility of MSCs for clinical applications. Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy is a comprehensive collection of information comprised of both basic and pre-clinical biological studies as well as current advances in clinical applications within the MSC therapy field. This text is a resource for both the basic life science and cell therapy researchers and includes a spectrum of review chapters from top experts in the field discussing clinical scale culture, regulatory issues, genetic engineering, disease specific applications and others.
  • Mesenchymal stem cells 2008, Springer Protocols
    Part I. Isolation of human multipotential stromal cells from bone marrow and adipose tissue. Isolation and culture of bone marrow-derived human multipotent stromal cells (hMSCs) / Margaret Wolfe ... [et al.]. Mesenchymal stem cells from adult bone marrow / Mark F. Pittenger. A method to isolate and purify human bone marrow stromal stem cells / Stan Gronthos and Andrew C. W. Zannettino. Adipose-derived stem cells / John K. Fraser ... [et al.]. Isolation of human adipose-derived stem cells from biopsies and liposuction specimens / Severine G. Dubois ... [et al.] -- Part II. Manipulation of human multipotential stromal cells. Colony forming unit assays for MSCs / Radhika Pochampally. Differentiation and characterization of human MSCs / Roxanne L. Reger, Alan H. Tucker, and Margaret R. Wolfe. Freezing harvested hMSCs and recovery of hMSCs from frozen vials for subsequent expansion, analysis, and experimentation / Roxanne L. Reger and Margaret R. Wolfe. Gene expression analysis at the single cell level using the human bone marrow stromal cell as a model : sample preparation methods / Beerelli Seshi. Assays of MSCs with microarrays / Joni Yöstalo, Radhika Pochampally, and Darwin J. Prockop. Gene delivery to mesenchymal stem cells / Reza Izadpanah and Bruce A. Bunnell -- Part III. Isolation and characterization of murine multipotential stromal cells from bone marrow. Isolation of mesenchymal stem cells from murine bone marrow by immunodepletion / Donald G. Phinney.
  • 1. Mesenchymal stromal cells in regressive medicine: a perspective / Peiman Hematti and Armand Keating -- 2. MSCs: changing hypotheses, paradigms, and controversies on mechanisms of action in repairing tissues / Darwin J. Prockop and Roxanne L. Reger -- 3. MSCs: the need to rethink / Paolo Bianco and Pamela G. Robey -- 4. Characterization of MSCs: from early studies to the present / Mark F. Pittenger -- 5. MSCs as therapeutics / Arnold I. Caplan -- 6. MSC niche for hematopoiesis / Daniel Lucas, Sandra Pinhol and Paul S. Frenette -- 7. Immunomodulatory properties of MSCs / Maria Ester Bernardo, Lynne M. Ball, Franco Locatelli and Willem E. Fibbe -- 8. MSCs and inmate immune responses: a balancing act / Krisztián Németh and Éva Mezey -- 9. MSCs: paracrine effects / Siddiraju V. Boregowda and Donald G. Phinney -- 10. Cross-talk between MSCs and their environments / Thomas P. Lozito and Rocky S. Tuan -- 11. Human MSCs from bone marrow, umbilical cord blood, and adipose tissue: all the same? / Patrick Wuchter and Anthony D. Ho -- 12. MSCs in solid tumors and hematological malignancies: from basic biology to therapeutic applications / Rodrigo Jaeamo, Erika Spaeth, Venkata Battula, Frank Marini and Michael Andreeff -- 13. MSC studies in large-animal models / Bruce A. Bunnell, Christine Gagliardi, and Maria Isabel Ribeiro Dias -- 14. Defining the potential of MSCs with a prenatal large animal model / Grac̦a Almeida-Porada, Christopher D. Orada and Esmail D. Zanjani -- 15. Bench-to-bedside development of MSC therapies: a multidisciplinary approach / Sowmya Viswanathan and Elizabeth J. Read -- 16. cGMP production of MSCs / Derek J. Hei and David H. McKenna, Jr. -- 17. MSCs: the US regulatory perspective / Adrian P. Gee -- 18. MSCs: clinical applications and European regulatory aspects / Jens Reinhardt, Egbert Flory, Isabel Büttel, Christa Schröder, Stefan Fricke, Vladan Vucinic, Michael Cross and Dietger Niederwieser -- 19. Stem cell treatments around the World: boon or bane?/ Alok Srivastava -- 20. Safety issues in MSC therapy / Minoo Battiwalla and A. John Barrett -- 21. In vivo imaging of MSCs / Jeff W.M. Bulte -- 22. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute support of cellular therapies regenerative medicine / Traci Heath Mondoro and John Thomas -- 23. MSC therapy of inborn errors / Edwin M. Horwitz -- 24. MSCs for enhancement of hematopoietic progenitor cell engraftment and poor graft function / Paolo F. Caimi and Hillard M. Lazarus -- 25. MSCs ro graft-versus-host disease / Jakub Tolar, Katarina Le Blanc and Bruce R. Blazar -- 26. MSCs in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation / Lynne M. Ball, Maria Ester Bernardo, Franco Locatelli and R. Maarten Egeler -- 27. MSC for ex vivo expansion of umbilical cord blood cells / Ian K. McNiece, Simon N. Robinson, and Elizabeth J. Shpall -- 28. MSCs for autoimmune diseases / Alan Tyndall and Chiara Bocelli -- 29. MSCs for induction of solid organ allograft acceptance / Marc Dahlke, Philipp Renner and Elke Eggenhofer -- 30. MSCc for gastrointestinal disorders / Maria Ester Bernardo, Angela Maria Cometa and Franco Locatelli -- 31. MSCs for cardiac repair / Amish N. Raval and Timothy A. Hacker -- 32. MSCs for treatment of acute lung injury / Vladimir B. Serikov, Anna Krasnodembskaya, Jae Wood Lee, Marlowe W. Eldridge and Michael A. Matthay -- 33. MSCs for diabetes / Luca Inverardi, Giacomo Lanzoni, Juan Dominguez-Bendala and Camillo Ricordi -- 34. MSCs for renal repair / Anna M. Gooch and Christof Westenfelder -- 35. MSCs for the treatment of stroke, spinal cord injury, and traumatic brain injury: from bench work to clinical trials / Bing Yang, Ramy El Khoury, and Sean I. Savitz -- 36. MSCs in reconstructive surgery / Summer E. Hanson and Michael L. Bentz -- 37. MSCs in orthopedic surgery / Summer E. Hanson and Nicholas H. Maassen -- 30. Adipose tissue-derived MSCs: moving to the clinic / Pedro P. Carvalho, Manuela E. Gomes, Rui L. Reis and Jeffrey M. Gimble.
  • Mesmerists, monsters, and machines SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "Using key canonical science fiction narratives, Mesmerists, Monsters, and Machines examines the intersection of the literary and scientific cultures of the nineteenth century. In this approach to the study of early science fiction, author Martin Willis maintains that science fiction was just as important in defining the culture of the nineteenth century as other critics maintain it was in shaping the twentieth century." "Mesmerists, Monsters, and Machines interrogates the cultural implications of scientific development as articulated, challenged, and reformulated by science fiction. Each chapter demonstrates that both science and fiction were vital parts of a culture of imaginative and empirical practices that were continually reacting to, arguing with, and influencing one another throughout the nineteenth century. In a narrative that cites classic science fiction texts, Willis establishes a timeline for the reader so that the cultural significance of science fiction is understood and its complexity and relevance to the nineteenth century is demonstrated." "Those interested in nineteenth-century history and literature, cultural studies, the history of science, and science fiction will welcome this addition to the scholarship."--Book jacket.
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  • Pt. 0. Introductory Material -- 1. brief introduction to meta-analysis, genetics, and genomics / Darlene R. Goldstein and Rudy Guerra -- Pt I. Similar Data Types I: Genotype Data -- 2. Combining information across genome-wide linkage scans / Carol J. Etzel and Tracy J. Costello -- 3. Genome search meta-analysis (GSMA): a nonparametric method for meta-analysis of genome-wide linkage studies / Cathryn M. Lewis -- 4. Heterogeneity in meta-analysis of quantitative trait linkage studies / Hans C. van Houwelingen and Jeremie J. P. Lebrec -- 5. empirical Bayesian framework for QTL genome-wide scans / Kui Zhang ... [et al.] -- Pt. II. Similar Data Types II: Gene Expression Data -- 6. Composite hypothesis testing: an approach built on intersection-union tests and Bayesian posterior probabilities / Stephen Erickson, Kyoungmi Kim and David B. Allison -- 7. Frequentist and Bayesian error pooling methods for enhancing statistical power in small sample microarray data analysis / Jae K. Lee, Hyung Jun Cho and Michael O'Connell -- 8. Significance testing for small microarray experiments / Charles Kooperberg ... [et al.] -- 9. Comparison of meta-analysis to combined analysis of a replicated microarray study / Darlene R. Goldstein ... [et al.] -- 10. Alternative probe set definitions for combining microarray data across studies using different versions of Affymetrix oligonucleotide arrays / Jeffrey S. Morris ... [et al.] -- 11. Gene ontology-based meta-analysis of genome-scale experiments / Chad A. Shaw -- Pt. III. Combining Different Data Types -- 12. Combining genomic data in human studies / Debashis Ghosh, Daniel Rhodes and Arul Chinnaiyan -- 13. overview of statistical approaches for expression trait loci mapping / Christina Kendziorski and Meng Chen -- 14. Incorporating GO annotation information in expression trait loci mapping / J. Blair Christian and Rudy Guerra -- 15. misclassification model for inferring transcriptional regulatory networks / Ning Sun and Hongyu Zhao -- 16. Data integration for the study of protein interactions / Fengzhu Sun ... [et al.] -- 17. Gene trees, species trees, and species networks / Luay Nakhleh, Derek Ruths and Hideki Innan.
  • Principles of human energy metabolism -- Intermediary metabolsim of carbohydrate, protein, and fat -- Adipose tissue development, structure and function -- Adipokines in health and disease -- Neural control of feeding and energy homeostasis -- Gastrointestinal hormones and obesity -- Genes and human obesity -- Classical hormones linked to obesity -- Inflammation and adipose dysfunction -- Insulin resistance in the metabolic syndrome -- Pancreatic islet €-cell failure in obesity -- Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease -- Sleep, circadian rhytms and metabolism -- Obesity and cardiac dysfunction -- Atherogenic lipid metabolism in obesity -- Gut microbes, immunity, and metabolism -- Impact of obesity on female reproductive health -- Lessons from HIV lipodystrophy -- Principles of obesity therapy.
  • Metabolic syndrome and schizophrenia : is inflammation the cause? / Leonard, B.E. -- Insulin resistance in bipolar women : effects of mood-stabilizing drugs / Vemuri, M. ... [et al.] -- Obesity and mental illness / Citrome, L.; Vreeland, B. -- Glucose abnormalities in schizophrenia, bipolar and major depressive disorders / Bushe, C. -- Screening for diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors in people with serious mental illness / Holt, R.I.G.; Peveler, R.C. -- Stress axis dysfunction : a common finding in schizophrenia and the metabolic syndrome? / Afzal, A.; Thakore, J. -- Metabolic syndrome in psychiatric inpatients treated for depression / Goethe, J.W.; Szarek, B.L.; Caley, C.F. -- Hyperprolactinaemia associated with antipsychotic medications / Fitzgerald, P.; Dinan, T.G. -- Impact of hyperprolactinaemia on the general health of patients with schizophrenia / Wildgust, H.J.; Kohen, D.
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  • Metabolic profiling 2011, Springer Protocols
    Origins of metabolic profiling /Arthur B. Robinson and Noah E. Robinson --Amino acid profiling for the diagnosis of inborn errors of metabolism /Monique Piraud ... [et al.] --Acylcarnitines : analysis in plasma and whole blood using tandem mass spectrometry /David S. Millington and Robert D. Stevens --Analysis of organic acids and acylglycines for the diagnosis of related inborn errors or metabolism by GC- and HPLC-MS /Giancarlo la Marca and Cristiano Rizzo --HPLC analysis for the clinical-biochemical diagnosis of inborn errors of metabolism of purines and pyrimidines /Giuseppe Lazzarino ... [et al.] --Bile acid analysis in various biological samples using ultra performance liquid chromatography/electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry (UPLC/ESI-MS) /Masahito Hagio, Megumi Matsumoto, and Satoshi Ishizuka --Analysis of glycolytic intermediates with ion chromatography- and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry /Jan C. van Dam, Cor Ras, and Angela ten Pierick --Analysis of the citric acid cycle intermediates using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry /Rajan S. Kombu, Henri Brunengraber, and Michelle A. Puchowicz --Quantification of pentose phosphate pathway (PPP) metabolites by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) /Amber Jannasch, Miroslav Sedlak, and Jiri Adamec --High-performance liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS)-based drug metabolite profiling /Ian D. Wilson --Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS)-based metabolomics /Antonia Garcia and Coral Barbas --Use of two-dimensional gas chromatography-time-of-flight mass spectrometry (GCxGC-TOF-MS) for metabolomic analysis of polar metabolites /Kimberly Ralston-Hooper ... [et al.] --LC-MS-based metabolomics /Sunil Bajad and Vladimir Shulaev --Capillary electrophoresis-electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry (CE-ESI-MS)-based metabolomics /Philip Britz-McKibbin --Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS)-based lipidomics for studies of body fluids and tissues /Heli Nygren ... [et al.] --Electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry (ESI-MS/MS)- based shotgun lipidomics /Giorgis Isaac --Processing and analysis of GC/LC-MS based metabolomics data /Elizabeth Want and Perrine Masson --Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)-based drug metabolite profiling /Eva M. Lenz --Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)-based metabolomics /Hector C. Keun and Toby J. Athersuch --Slow magic angle sample spinning : a non- or minimally invasive method for high-resolution ¹H nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) metabolic profiling /Jian Zhi Hu --Processing and modeling of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) metabolic profiles /Timothy M. D. Ebbels, John C. Lindon, and Muireann Coen.
  • Metabolic syndrome 2013, Springer
    Metabolic syndrome is a common syndrome affecting about 20% of the adult population in Europe, and the prevalence is likely similar in other industrialised countries worldwide. It is mainly caused by the western lifestyle, which tends to produce abdominal obesity, but a genetic predisposition also plays a part. This syndrome, which is linked to leisure lifestyles and overeating/obesity, can develop into type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Therefore, proper treatment and prevention are essential. This book discusses lifestyle intervention and treatment, specifically with pharmacological compounds, in order to formulate a strategy for treating the metabolic syndrome in daily practice.
  • Metabolic syndrome 2013, Springer
    The metabolic syndrome is a cluster of common pathologies: abdominal obesity linked to an excess of visceral fat, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia and hypertension. At the molecular level, metabolic syndrome is accompanied not only by dysregulation in the expression of adipokines, cytokines, and chemokines but also by alterations in insulin and leptin signaling, oxidative stress, and chronic low grade inflammation. These changes affect immune responses and mediate chronic inflammation leading to alterations in the hypothalamic 'bodyweight/appetite/satiety set point'. It is becoming increasingly evident that metabolic syndrome is a risk factor for neurological disorders such as stroke, depression, and Alzheimer disease (AD). Family history, age, environmental and lifestyle factors (diet and physical inactivity, and exposure to toxins) are closely associated with predisposition for the development of metabolic syndrome as well as neurological disorders. The incidences of stroke are 2 to 4-fold higher in patients with metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases compared to normal subjects of the same age. Similarly, patients with metabolic syndrome have a 2 to 3-fold increased risk for developing dementia and AD. Metabolic syndrome doubles the risk of depression. The molecular mechanism underlying the mirror relationship between metabolic syndrome and neurological disorders is not fully understood. However, biochemical alterations observed in metabolic syndrome like induction of chronic inflammation and oxidative stress, impairment of endothelial cell function, induction of insulin and leptin resistance, hyperglycemia-related increase in advanced glycation end-products, and micro-vascular injury may represent a pathological bridge between metabolic syndrome and neurological disorders. It is hoped that Metabolic Syndrome: An important risk factor for stroke, Alzheimer disease, and depression will be useful to postgraduate students, faculty, research scientists, pharmacologists, nutritionists, and physicians, who are curious about the molecular mechanisms that link metabolic syndrome with stroke, Alzheimer disease, and depression.
  • Metabolic syndrome 2008, Springer
    Part 1. Metabolic Syndrome - Past and Future -- Metabolic Syndrome - Past and Future : An Introduction to the Features of This Book / Barbara Caleen Hansen, Rosemary Peternel and George A. Bray -- I. Epidemiology And Clinical Treatment: Issues In Defining And Treating The Metabolic Syndrome -- Metabolic Syndrome : To Be or Not to Be? / Gerald M. Reaven -- The Role of Obesity in Insulin Resistance : Epidemiological and Metabolic Aspects / James B. Meigs -- Treatment of the Metabolic Syndrome with Weight Loss, Exercise, Hormones, and Surgery / George A. Bray -- Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome, and Cardiovascular Disease : An Epidemiological Perspective / Earl S. Ford and Simin Liu -- The Sympatho-Adrenal System in the Metabolic Syndrome / Lewis Landsberg -- II. Endothelial Function, Inflammation, and Dyslipidemia -- Insulin Action and Endothelial Function / Kieren J. Mather, Alain Baron and Michael J. Quon -- Macro- and Microvascular Disease in an Insulin-Resistant Pre-Diabetic Animal Model : The JCR:LA-cp Rat / James C. Russell and Spencer D. Proctor -- High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein and the Metabolic Syndrome / Yiqing Song, Simin Liu and Joann E. Manson -- Insulin Signaling in Adipocytes and the Role of Inflammation / Christian X. Andersson, Ann Hammarstedt, Per-Anders Jansson and Ulf Smith -- Insulin Resistance and Dyslipidemia / Tina J. Chahil, Gissette Reyes and Henry N. Ginsberg -- III. Insulin - Secretion and Action: Underlying Mechanisms of the Metabolic Syndrome -- Pancreatic Islet Pathophysiology and Pathology in Obesity / Anne Clark, Jenni Moffitt, Lianne Van De Laar, Katherine Pinnick and Farhina Sayyed -- Glucagon-like Peptides and Insulin Sensitivity / Jens Juul Holst and Filip Krag Knop -- The Relationship Between the Insulin Receptor Substrates and Metabolic Disease / Morris F. White -- Insulin Resistance and Inhibitors of the Insulin Receptor Tyrosine Kinase / Jack F. Youngren -- Fat Feeding and Muscle Fat Deposition Eliciting Insulin Resistance : An Update / E. W. Kraegen, G. J. Cooney, Jiming M. Ye and Stuart M. Furler -- Alterations in Atypical Protein Kinase C Activation in Insulin Resistance Syndromes / Robert V. Farese -- The Liver, Glucose Homeostasis, and Insulin Action in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus / Jerry Radziuk and Susan Pye -- Chronomics of the Metabolic Syndrome / Barbara Caleen Hansen.
  • "Metabolic Syndrome and Neurological Disorders brings together information on the cluster of common pathologies which cause metabolic syndrome - abdominal obesity linked to an excess of visceral fat, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia and hypertension - to provide a comprehensive and cutting edge exploration of the link between metabolic syndrome and neurological disorders. Metabolic syndrome is recognized to play a role in neurological disorders such as stroke, Alzheimer's disease, and depression. For the first time in book form, Metabolic Syndrome and Neurological Disorders covers the molecular mechanisms thought to underlie this mirror relationship, as well as how lifestyle and other factors such as oxidative stress and inflammation may play a role in the disease. Grounded in a series of epidemiological studies of metabolic-cognitive syndrome, this book will be a valuable reference for researchers, dietitians, nutritionists, and physicians"--Provided by publisher.
  • Definitions and prevalence -- How do we get fat?: an epidemiological and metabolic approach -- Costs, pathology, and health risks of obesity and the metabolic syndrome -- Natural history of obesity: differential diagnosis, clinical types, and age-related changes -- Evaluation, prevention, and introduction to treatment -- Diet -- Behavior modification -- Physical activity and exercise in the obese -- Pharmacological treatment of the overweight patient -- Should we treat the metabolic syndrome or its components? -- Surgical treatment for the overweight patient.
  • Metabolism and disease 2011, Cold Spring Harb Lab Press
    "The Symposium aimed to integrate a very broad field of investigative effort, bringing together advances in our understanding of energy intake, consumption, and storage (diet, exercise, and fat), oxygen regulation and hypoxia, circadian rhythms, and life span/aging. The Symposium explored metabolism at molecular (gene expression, posttranslational modifications, protein turnover, cofactors and integrators, hormones, and signals), organellar (mitochondria), cellular, organ system (cardiovascular, bone), and organismal (timing and life span) scales. Diseases impacted by metabolic imbalance or dysregulation that were covered in detail included diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and cancer. New and emerging technologies were presented for simultaneous monitoring of hundreds of metabolites that allow for sophisticated sampling of the metabolic state of cells. Because the Symposium covered such a broad field, by necessity much excellent work could not be included, and instead, the Proceedings should be viewed as a necessarily eclectic collection of some of the most interesting and stimulating work that came to the organizers' attention during the 18 months before the meeting"--P. XV.
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  • "Arsenite contamination of drinking water is a major cause of chronic illness and mortality in many countries, but until recently little was known of the processes determining its movement and concentration. Bacterial oxidation of arsenite was first described in 1918 and thought to be a means of detoxification. It was not until 2000 that the first autotrophic arsenite-oxidising bacterium was isolated and shown to gain energy from arsenite oxidation. Since then a wide range of such bacteria has been isolated and the literature on the topic has grown rapidly. This book reviews the new understanding of the diversity and abundance of such organisms, their role in arsenic cycling in the environment and their possible relations with arsenic-dependent diseases in humans"-- Provided by publisher.
  • Metabolome analyses 2005, Springer
    Introduction / Seetharaman Vaidyanathan, George G. Harrigan and Royston Goodacre -- Towards integrative functional genomics using yeast as a reference model / Juan I. Castrillo and Stephen G. Oliver -- Metabolomics for the assessment of functional diversity and quality traits in plants / Robert D. Hall ... [et al.] -- Metabolomics: a new approach towards identifying biomarkers and therapeutic targets in cns disorders / Rima Kaddurah-Daouk ... [et al.] -- Compaative metabolome profiling using two dimensional thin layer chromatography (2DTLC) / Thomas Ferenci and Ram Maharjan -- Capillary electrophoresis and its application in metabolome analysis / Li Jia and Shigeru Terabe --Metabolic networks / Eivind Almaas, Zoltán N. Oltvai and Albert-László Barabási -- Metabolic networks from a systems perspective / Wolfran Weckwerth, Ralf Steuer -- Parallel metabolite and trascript profiling / Alisdair R. Fernie, Ewa Urbanczyk-Wochniak and Lothar Willmitzer -- Fluxome profiling in microbes / Nicola Zamboni and Uwe Sauer -- Targeted drug design and metabolic pathway flux / László G. Boros and Wai-Nang Paul Lee -- Metabonomics in the pharmaceutical industry / Eva M. Lenz, Rebecca Williams and Ian D. Wilson -- How lipidomic approaches will benefit the pharmaceutical industry / Alvin Berger -- Metabolites and fungal virulence / Edward M. Driggers and Axel A. Brakhage.Metabolite profiling with GC-MS and LC-MS / Ralf Looser, Arno J. Krotzky, Richard N. Trethewey -- The application of electrochemistry to metabolic profiling / David F. Meyer, Paul H. Gamache and Ian N. Acworth -- Differential metabolic profiling for biomarker discovery / Haihong Zhou, Aaron B. Kantor and Christopher H. Becker -- NMR-based metabonomics in toxicology research / Laura K. Schnackenberg, Richard D. Beger, and Yvonne P. Dragan -- Methodological issues and experimental design considerations in metabolic profile-based classifications / Bruce S. Kristal ... [et al.] -- Modelling of fungal metabolism / Helga David and Jens Nielsen -- Detailed kinetic models using metabolomics data sets / Jacky L. Snoep, Johann M. Rohwer --
  • Metabolomics 2006, Springer Protocols
    Metabolite profiling in blood plasma / Oliver Fiehn and Tobias Kind -- Nonsupervised construction and application of mass spectral and retention time index libraries from time-of-flight GC/MS metabolite profiles / Alexander Erban ... [et al.] -- Metabolomic profiling of natural volatiles: head space trapping-GC/MS / Yury M. Tikunov, Francel W. A. Verstappen, and Robert D. Hall -- Integrative profiling of metabolites and proteins: improving pattern recognition and biomarker selection for systems-level approaches / Katja Morgenthal ... [et al.] -- Integrating profiling data: using linear correlation to reveal coregulation of transcript and metabolites / Ewa Urbanczyk-Wochniak, Lothar Willmitzer, and Alisdair R. Fernie -- Visualization and analysis of molecular data / Matthias Scholz and Joachim Selbig -- A gentle guide to the analysis of metabolomic data / Ralf Steuer ... [et al.] -- CE-MS for metabolomics / Tomoyoshi Soga -- Application of LC/MS analysis in metabolomics: reversed-phase monolithic capillary chromatography and hydrophilic chromatography coupled to electrospray ionization mass spectrometry / Vladimir V. Tolstikov, Oliver Fiehn, and Nobuo Tanaka -- HPLC-separations coupled with coulometric-electrode array detectors: a unique approach to metabolomics / Bruce S. Kristal ... [et al.] -- Determination of metabolic flux ratios from 13C-experiments and GC/MS data: protocol and principles / Annik Nanchen, Tobias Fuhrer, and Uwe Sauer -- Understanding the roadmap of metabolism by pathway analysis / Stefan Schuster, Axel von Kamp, and Mikhail Pachkov -- Revealing the metabolome of animal tissues using 1H NMR spectroscopy / Mark R. Viant -- NMR metabonomics: methods for drug discovery and development / Karl-Heinz Ott and Nelly Aranibar.
  • What Is Metadata? -- Data Types in the Medical Record -- Metadata and the Use of XML -- Representing Structured Clinical Data -- Building the User Interface for Structured Clinical Data Capture -- Medical Decision Support Systems: General Considerations -- Challenges in Electronic Decision Support Implementation -- Infrastructure for Complex Clinical Decision Support: Rule Engines -- Decision Support Infrastructure: Workflows and Service-Oriented Architectures -- Complex Decision Support in Practice -- Extending the Entity-Attribute-Value Model -- Descriptive Metadata: An Introduction to Terminologies -- Descriptive Metadata: Implementing Large-Scale Biomedical Ontologies -- Clinical Study Data Management Systems -- Data Retrieval for Heterogeneous Data Models -- Metadata for Data Warehousing -- Biomedical Metadata Standards.
  • Metagenomics 2010, Springer Protocols
    Molecular Methods to Study Complex Microbial Communities / José M. Vieites, María-Eugenia Guazzaroni, Ana Beloqui, Peter N. Golyshin, and Manuel Ferrer -- Construction of Small-Insert and Large-Insert Metagenomic Libraries / Carola Simon and Rolf Daniel -- Construction and Screening of Marine Metagenomic Libraries / Nancy Weiland, Carolin Löscher, Rebekka Metzger, and Ruth Schmitz -- Metagenomic Analysis of Isotopically Enriched DNA / Yin Chen, Josh D. Neufeld, Marc G. Dumont, Michael W. Friedrich, and J. Colin Murrell -- Wide Host-Range Cloning for Functional Metagenomics / Margaret Wexler and Andrew W.B. Johnston -- Cloning and Expression Vectors for a Gram-Positive Host, Streptomyces lividans / Kristof Vrancken, Lieve Van Mellaert, and Jozef Anné -- Heterologous Gene Expression in the Hyperthermophilic Archaeon Sulfolobus solfataricus / Angel Angelov and Wolfgang Liebl -- Novel Tools for the Functional Expression of Metagenomic DNA / Sonja Christina Troeschel, Thomas Drepper, Christian Leggewie, Wolfgang R. Streit, and Karl-Erich Jaeger -- Screening of Functional Promoter from Metagenomic DNA for Practical Use in Expression Systems / So-Youn Park and Geun-Joong Kim -- Substrate-Induced Gene Expression Screening: A Method for High-Throughput Screening of Metagenome Libraries / Taku Uchiyama and Kentaro Miyazaki -- Screens for Active and Stereoselective Hydrolytic Enzymes / Dominique Böttcher, Marlen Schmidt, and Uwe T. Bornscheuer.Screening for Cellulase-Encoding Clones in Metagenomic Libraries / Nele Ilmberger and Wolfgang R. Streit -- Screening Metagenomic Libraries for Laccase Activities / Manuel Ferrer, Ana Beloqui, and Peter N. Golyshin -- Screening for N-AHSL-Based-Signaling Interfering Enzymes / Phil M. Oger and Stéphane Uroz -- Identification of Molecular Markers to Follow Up the Bioremediation of Sites Contaminated with Chlorinated Compounds / Massimo Marzorati, Annalisa Balloi, Francesca De Ferra, and Daniele Daffonchio -- Methods for the Isolation of Genes Encoding Novel PHB Cycle Enzymes from Complex Microbial Communities / Ricardo F. Nordeste, Maria A. Trainer, and Trevor C. Charles -- Metagenomic Approaches to Identify and Isolate Bioactive Natural Products from Microbiota of Marine Sponges / Cristian Gurgui and Jörn Piel -- Screening for Novel Antibiotic Resistance Genes / Mindy G. Brown, Elizabeth H. Mitchell, and David L. Balkwill -- Novel Metal Resistance Genes from Microorganisms: A Functional Metagenomic Approach / José E. González-Pastor and Salvador Mirete -- Retrieval of Full-Length Functional Genes Using Subtractive Hybridization Magnetic Bead Capture / Tracy Meiring, Inonge Mulako, Marla I. Tuffin, Quinton Meyer, and Donald A. Cowan -- Detection and Isolation of Selected Genes of Interest from Metagenomic Libraries by a DNA Microarray Approach / Gopal P. Pathak and Wolfgang Gärtner -- Application of DNA Microarray for Screening Metagenome Library Clones / Soo-Je Park, Jong-Chan Chae, and Sung-Keun Rhee -- MetaGenomeThreader: A Software Tool for Predicting Genes in DNA-Sequences of Metagenome Projects / David J. Schmitz-Hübsch and Stefan Kurtz.
  • 1.The human genome, microbiomes, and disease -- 2. Host genotype and the effect on microbial communities -- 3. The human microbiome and host-pathogen interactions -- 4. The human virome -- 5. Selection and sequencing of strains as references for human microbiome studies -- 6. The human vaginal microbiome -- 7. The human lung microbiome -- 8. The human skin microbiome in health and skin diseases -- 9. The human oral microbiome -- 10. Retraction: the human and his microbiome risk factors for infections -- 11. Retraction: infectogenomics: aspect of host responses to microbes in digestive tract -- 12. Autoimmune disease and human metagenome -- 13. Metagenomic applications and the potential for understanding chronic liver disease -- 14. Symbiotic gut microbiota and the modulation of human metabolic phenotypes -- 15. MetaHIT: the European Union project on metagenomics of the human intestinal tract -- 16. Implications of human microbiome research for the developing world -- Index.
  • Acid mine drainage biofilm -- Waseca County farm soil -- Whale fall community -- Methane-oxidizing archaea -- Human fecal virus -- Sargasso Sea marine microbial metagenome -- Human distal gut microbiome -- Enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR) sludge community -- Mouse gut microbiota metagenome.
  • Metal ion in stroke 2012, Springer
    This book illustrates remarkable roles of metal ions in the neuropathophysiology of stroke, which is a major cause of death and disability worldwide. Metal ions have unique chemical properties that allow them to play diverse roles in the brain. They regulate excitability and function as co-factors in cellular and genetic signaling pathways and therefore, have important roles ranging from essential to toxic. For the first time, the dyshomeostasis and pathophysiological actions of these metals in stroke are discussed systematically in thirty-six chapters in one volume. Highlighted metal ions include:Aluminum (Al)Arsenic (As)Cadmium (Cd)Calcium (Ca)Copper (Cu)Iron (Fe)Magnesium (Mg)Manganese (Mn)Mercury (Hg)Nickel (Ni)Potassium (K)Selenium (Se)Sodium (Na)Zinc (Zn).
  • Speciation dependent intake and uptake of essential elements / Janette Davidge and David R. Williams -- Magnesium in human therapy / Hans-Georg Classen, Heimo Franz Schimatschek, and Konrad Wink -- Calcium status and supplementation / Lasse Larsson and Per Magnusson -- Zinc deficiency : its characterization and treatment / Amanda S. Prasad -- The use and role of zinc and its compounds in wound healing / Paul W. Jones and David R. Williams -- Iron chelators and their therapeutic potential / Robert R. Crichton and Roberta J. Ward -- Vanadium compounds in the treatment of diabetes / Katherine H. Thompson and Chris Orvig -- Copper and zinc complexes as antiinflammatory drugs / Carolyn T. Dillon ... [et al.] -- Gold complexes in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis / Luigi Messori and Giordana Marcon -- The medical use of lithium / Nicholas J. Birch -- Bismuth in medicine / Hongzhe Sun, Li Zhang, and Ka-Yee Szeto -- Metal complexes as chemotherapeutic agents against tropical diseases : malaria, trypanosomiasis, and leishmaniasis / Roberto A. Snchez-Delgado, Atilio Anzellotti, and Liliana Surez -- Metal complexes as therapeutic agents in nitrogen monoxide modulation / Simon P. Fricker.
  • Metal ions in the brain are a necessity as well as a poison. The presence of metal ions in the active sites of biological catalysts or metalloproteins and in the biological functioning of nucleic acids is very well documented and they are required for brain activity. On the other hand, metals are very effective in generating oxidative stress. This effect does not only play a role in immunology but also is the root of practically all neurodegenerative disorders by inducing disease via the death of neurons. Managing metal ions in the brain could therefore be an important strategy in the search for therapeutic agents used in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. This new title gives an overview to key topics in the area of metal ions in the brain. It focuses on the role of metal ions in neurological systems by describing their advantageous functions as well as their poisonous features. It is therefore of interest for scientists in biochemistry and biophysics, physiology, toxicology as well as for physicians focused on this topic.
  • 1. Physical and chemical properties of nano-sized metal particles / C.N.R. Rao, G.U. Kulkarni, and P.J. Thomas -- 2. Metal-containing polymers : cryochemical synthesis, structure, and physicochemical properties / L.I. Trakhtenberg and G.N. Gerasimov -- 3. Controlled pyrolysis of metal-containing precursors as a way for synthesis of metallopolymer nanocomposites / A.D. Pomogailo, A.S. Rozenberg, and G.I. Dzhardimalieva -- 4. Nanostructured polymeric nanoreactors for metal nanoparticle formation / L.M. Bronstein -- 5. Metal-polymer nanocomposite synthesis : novel ex situ and in situ approaches / G. Carotenuto ... [et al.] -- 6. Plamon absorption of embedded nanoparticles / A. Heilmann -- 7. Magnetooptics of granular materials and new optical methods of magnetic nanoparticles and nanostructures imaging / V.I. Belotelov, P. Perlo, and A.K. Zvezdin -- 8. Optical extinction of metal nanoparticles synthesized in polymer by ion implantation / A.L. Stepanov -- 9. Optically anisotropic metal-polymer nanocomposites / W. Caseri.
  • Chapter 1. ₃Li Lithium Metallotherapeutics / Robin S.B. Williams and Adrian J. Harwood, p. 1-17 -- Chapter 2. ₅B Boron Compounds as Therapeutic Drugs / Geeta Rana, Kamesh Vyakaranam, John A. Maguire and Narayan S. Hosmane, p. 19-49 -- Chapter 3. ₁₂Mg The Role of Magnesium As a Metallotherapeutic Drug / Pietro Delva, p. 51-64 -- Chapter 4. ₁₃Al Aluminum Metallotherapeutics / Thanos Salifoglou, p. 65-82 -- Chapter 5. ₁₄Si Biological Activity of Organosilicon Compounds / Edmunds Lukevics and Luba Ignatovich, p. 83-107 -- Chapter 6. ₂₀Ca The Role of Calcium As a Metallotherapeutic Drug / Mario Barbagallo and Ligia J. Dominguez, p. 109-124 -- Chapter 7. ₂₂Ti Anti-Tumor Titanium Drugs / Erich Dubler, p. 125-142 -- Chapter 8. ₂₃V Insulin-Mimetic Vanadium-Containing Compounds / Tamás Kiss and Tamás Jakusch, p. 143-158 -- Chapter 9. ₂₅Mn Manganese Metallotherapeutics / Jeanne H. Freeland-Graves, Tanushree Bose and Abbass Karbassian, p. 159-178 -- Chapter 10. ₂₆Fe The Use of Iron-Based Drugs in Medicine / Xiang Wu and Mei Lin Go, p. 179-200 -- Chapter 11. ₂₇Co Cobalt Complexes As Potential Pharmaceutical Agents / Hui Chao and Liang-Nian Ji, p. 201-218 -- Chapter 12. ₂₉Cu Chemotherapeutic Copper Compounds / Francisco González-Vílchez and Rosario Vilaplana, p. 219-236 -- Chapter 13. ₃₀Zn The Role of Zinc As a Metallotherapeutic Agent / Jane V. Higdon and Emily Ho, p. 237-257 -- Chapter 14. ₃₁Ga Therapeutic Gallium Compounds / Lawrence R. Bernstein, p. 259-277 -- Chapter 15. ₃₂Ge Biological Activity of Organogermanium Compounds / Edmunds Lukevics and Luba Ignatovich, p. 279-295 -- Chapter 16. ₃₃As Metallotherapeutic Arsenic Compounds / Paul C. Ho, p. 297-311 -- Chapter 17. ₃₄Se The Use of Selenium-Based Drugs in Medicine / Michael Carland and Tahli Fenner, p. 313-332 -- Chapter 18. ₄₃Tc Technetium in Medicine / Oyebola O. Sogbein and John F. Valliant, p. 333-358 -- Chapter 19. ₄₄Ru Perspectives of Ruthenium Complexes in Cancer Therapy / Olivier Lentzen, Cécile Moucheron and Andrée Kirsch-De Mesmaeker, p. 359-378 -- Chapter 20. ₄₅Rh Rhodium in Medicine / Florian P. Pruchnik, p. 379-397 -- Chapter 21. ₄₆Pd The Use of Palladium Complexes in Medicine / Achilleas Garoufis, Sotiris K. Hadjikakou and Nick Hadjiliadis, p. 399-419 -- Chapter 22. ₅₀Sn Tin Compounds and Their Therapeutic Potential / Marcel Gielen and Edward R.T. Tiekink, p. 421-439 -- Chapter 23. ₅₁Sb Antimony in Medicine / Siucheong Yan, Lan Jin and Hongzhe Sun, p. 441-461 -- Chapter 24. ₇₅Re Therapeutic Rhenium Radiopharmaceuticals / Jonathan R. Dilworth and Paul S. Donnelly, p. 463-487 -- Chapter 25. ₇₈Pt Platinum-Based Drugs / Viktor Brabec and Jana Kasparkova, p. 489-506 -- Chapter 26. ₇₉Au Gold-Based Metallotherapeutics: Use and Potential / Soo Yei Ho and Edward R.T. Tiekink, p. 507-527 -- Chapter 27. ₈₃Bi Bismuth-Based Pharmaceuticals / Neil Burford and Melanie D. Eelman, p. 529-540 -- Chapter 28. Paramagnetic Metal Complexes As Contrast Agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging / Silvio Aime, Alessandro Barge, Eliana Gianolio, Simonetta Geninatti Crich, Walter Dastrú and Fulvio Uggeri, p. 541-560.
  • Metamorphoses of fat 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "Georges Vigarello maps the evolution of Western ideas about fat and fat people from the Middle Ages to the present, paying particular attention to the role of science, fashion, fitness crazes, and public health campaigns in shaping these views. Although hefty bodies were once a sign of power, today those who struggle to lose weight are considered poor in character and weak in mind. Vigarello traces the eventual equation of fatness with infirmity and the way we have come to define ourselves and others in terms of body type. Vigarello begins with the medieval artists and intellectuals who treated heavy bodies as symbols of force and prosperity. He then follows the shift during the Renaissance and early modern period to courtly, medical, and religious codes that increasingly favored moderation and discouraged excess. Scientific advances in the eighteenth century also brought greater knowledge of food and the body's processes, recasting fatness as the "relaxed" antithesis of health. The body-as-mechanism metaphor intensified in the early nineteenth century, with the chemistry revolution and heightened attention to food-as-fuel, which turned the body into a kind of furnace or engine. During this period, social attitudes towards fat became conflicted, with the bourgeois male belly operating as a sign of prestige but also as a symbol of greed and exploitation, while the overweight female was admired only if she was working class. Vigarello concludes with the fitness and body-conscious movements of the twentieth century and the proliferation of personal confessions about obesity, which tied fat more closely to notions of personality, politics, taste, and class."--Book Jacket.
  • When analyzing the results of diagnostic imaging studies, the radiologist traditionally makes reference to particular features representative of normality or pathology. Most of these features are associated with images of the world around us. This pictorial issue contains nearly 400 illustrations and descriptions of more than 100 classic radiological signs of chest and abdominal diseases that are not named after authors but based on metaphors derived from contemplation of our environment. By correlating the results of computed tomography with these vivid descriptive images, readers will be able to memorize typical and often pathognomonic patterns of disease more quickly and more easily. This book will be of value for both radiology residents and more experienced radiologists.
  • 1. The metastatic process: an overview -- 2. Physiopathology of colorectal metastasis -- 3. The genetics of colorectal cancer -- 4. Epigenetics of colorectal cancer -- 5. Cancer-initiating cells in colorectal cancer -- 6. Epithelial-mesenchymal transition in colorectal cancer -- 7. Cell adhesion molecules in colon cancer metastasis -- 8. Epithelial cell signalling in colorectal cancer metastasis -- 9. Angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis in colon cancer metastasis -- 10. Role of the host inflammaory response in colon carcinoma initiation, progression, and liver metastasis -- 11. Molecular prognostic markers in colon cancer -- 12. The sentinel lymph node and staging of colorectal cancer -- 13. Treatment of colorectal cancer -- 14. Diagnosis and treatment of rectal cancer -- 15. Future directions -- Index.
  • Metastasis research protocols Springer Protocols
    v. 2 Springer Protocols
    v. 1. Analysis of cells and tissues -- v. 2. Analysis of cell behavior in vitro and in vivo.
  • Methamphetamine use 2003, CRCnetBASE
  • Clinical, epidemiologic, and laboratory aspects of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections / Elizabeth Palavecino -- MRSA case studies / Kurt D. Reed, Mary E. Stemper, and Sanjay K. Shukla -- MIC analysis and susceptibility testing of MRSA / German Bou -- ITS-PCR identification of MRSA / Shin-ichi Fujita -- Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus / Kurt D. Reed, Mary E. Stemper, and Sanjay K. Shukla -- Multilocus sequence typing (MLST) of Staphylococcus aureus / Nicholas A. Saunders and Anne Holmes -- Staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) analysis of MRSA / Teruyo Ito, Kyoko Kuwahara, and Keiichi Hiramatsu -- Targeted gene disruption for the analysis of virulence of Staphylococcus aureus / J. Ross Fitzgerald --Molecular analysis of staphylococcal superantigens / Patrick M. Schlievert and Laura C. Case -- Investigation of biofilm formation in clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus / James E. Cassat, Chia Y. Lee, and Mark S. Smeltzer -- Comparative analysis of staphylococcal adhesion and internalization by epithelial cells / Xudong Liang and Yinduo Ji -- Comparative analysis of MRSA / Fumihiko Takeuchi, Tadashi Baba, and Keiichi Hiramatsu -- Genomic analysis of gene expression of Staphylococcus aureus / Chuanxin Yu ... [et al.] -- Proteomic approach to investigate methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus / Patrice Francois ... [et al.] -- Environmental surveillance for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus / J. Scott Weese -- The control and prevention of MRSA infections / Liangsu Wang and John F. Barrett -- Treatment of infections due to resistant Staphylococcus aureus / Gregory M. Anstead, Gabriel Quinones-Nazario, and James S. Lewis II.
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