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  • The nature of infection / Kenneth J. Ryan and C. George Ray -- Pathogenic viruses / Nafees Ahmad, C. George Ray, and W. Lawrence Drew -- Pathogenic bacteria / Kenneth J. Ryan and W. Lawrence Drew -- Pathogenic fungi / Kenneth J. Ryan -- Pathogenic parasites / C. George Ray and James J. Plorde -- Clinical aspects of infection / C. George Ray, Kenneth J. Ryan, and W. Lawrence Drew.
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  • Part 1.Administrative and Regulatory Issues /Society of Chest Pain Centers' Heart Failure Accreditation /Kay Styer Holmes and Arlene Mavko --The Economics and Reimbursement of Congestive Heart Failure /Sandra Sieck --Regulatory Requirements in Acute Heart Failure /Nancy M. Albert --Quality and Operational Metrics in Heart Failure /Phillip D. Levy and Matthew A. Wheatley --Interaction of Performance Measurements, Staffing, and Facility Requirements for the Heart Failure Observation Unit /Valorie Sweigart and Karen Krechmery --Part 2.Pathophysiology and Demographics /Heart Failure: Epidemiology and Demographics /Karina M. Soto-Ruiz --Pathophysiology of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure /Ezra A. Amsterdam, Kathleen L. Tong and Richard Summers --Part 3.Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Department Assessment and Treatment /The Out-of-Hospital Management of Acute Heart Failure /Marvin A. Wayne, Vincent N. Mosesso and A. Keith Wesley --Dyspnea Assessment and Airway Management in Acute Heart Failure Syndromes Patients /Masood Zaman and Peter S. Pang --Volume Assessment in the Emergency Department /Anna Marie Chang and Judd E. Hollander --Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers in Emergency Department Heart Failure /Yang Xue, Arrash Fard, Navaid Iqbal and Alan Maisel --Emergency Department Therapy of Acute Heart Failure /Phillip D. Levy --Part 4.Observation Unit Entry Treatment and Disposition /Observation Unit Admission Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria /Gregory J. Fermann and Sean P. Collins --Acute Heart Failure in Observation Unit Treatment Protocols /J. Douglas Kirk and Michael Clarke --Education Elements in the Observation Unit for Heart Failure Patients /Robin J. Trupp --Emergency Department and Observation Unit Discharge Criteria /Rachel Rockford and Deborah B. Diercks --Effective Discharge Planning /Ginger Conway --Outpatient Medication Titration in Acute Heart Failure /Khadijah Breathett and L. Kristin Newby --Part 5.Complications and Future Research/Drugs to Avoid in Acute Heart Failure: Contraindicated Medications and Interactions /James McCord --Implications of Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure Management /Chad E. Darling and Richard V. Aghababian --Implantable Cardiac Devices /Brian Hiestand and William Abraham --Heart Failure and Kidney Disease: Management in the Short-Stay Unit /Shahriar Dadkhah and Korosh Sharain --Heart Failure Research in the Emergency Department and Observation Unit /Candace McNaughton, Patricia Fick and Alan Storrow --Appendix:Shared Practice Examples /Kay Styer Holmes.
  • Epidemiology and demography of coronary artery disease / S. Dadkhah and K. Sharain -- Financial impact of acute coronary syndromes: The need for new care delivery models / S. Sieck -- Why have a chest pain unit? / A. Annathurai and M.A. Ross -- Pathophysiology and definition of the acute coronary syndromes / E.A. Amsterdam, D. Diercks and J.D. Kirk -- Emergency department presentation / J.A. Holmes and S. Collins -- Risk stratification: History, physical, and EKG / A.B. Storrow, I. McClure and E. Harbison -- Cardiac markers: A chest pain center focus / R.H. Christenson -- Risk stratification using scoring systems / J.E. Hollander and A.M. Chang -- Emergency department disposition of patients presenting with chest pain / K. Owen and D.B. Diercks -- Short-stay unit requirements / L. Graff and iv -- Medical therapy in patients managed in a chest pain observation unit / J. McCord -- Provocative testing / J.D. Kirk, M.C. Kontos and E.A. Amsterdam -- Use of multislice CT and MRI for the evaluation of patients with chest pain / B. O'Neil, M.J. Gallagher and G.L. Raff -- Disposition from the short stay unit / C.A. Ghaemmaghami and W.J. Brady -- Examples of patient discharge instructions, ACS rule out protocols, and order sheets / K.S. Holmes.
  • Short stay surgery 2008, Springer
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    Dementia, delirium and other neuropsychiatric disorders -- Eating disorders and sleep disorders -- Psychiatry and medicine -- Suicide and deliberate self-harm -- The misuse of alcohol and drugs -- Problems related to sexuality and gender identity -- Psychiatry of the elderly -- Drugs and other physical treatments -- Psychological treatment -- Psychiatric services -- Child psychiatry -- Learning disability (mental retardation) -- Forensic psychiatry.Symptoms and signs of psychiatric disorders -- Classification and diagnosis -- Assessment -- Ethics and civil law -- Aetiology -- Evidence-based approaches to psychiatry -- Personality and personality disorder -- Reactions to stressful experiences -- Anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders -- Somatoform and dissociative disorders -- Mood disorders -- Schizophrenia -- Paranoid symptoms and delusional disorders --
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  • Shoulder arthroplasty 2005, Springer
  • Shoulder arthroscopy 2014, Springer
    This comprehensive and stunningly illustrated textbook covers the entire spectrum of shoulder disease and arthroscopic techniques. It reviews the anatomy and the biomechanics of the shoulder, basic arthroscopic procedures, advanced reconstructive surgeries, and an overview on shoulder pathologies with a special focus on surgical approach. Shoulder Arthroscopy: Principles and Practice is a highly organized reference with all chapters following a standardized format: from detailed descriptions regarding epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical findings, imaging, indication for treatment up to a step-by-step description of current surgical techniques, including tips and tricks on how to avoid the most common mistakes and complications. There is also an entire section dedicated to the evaluation of outcome measurements. The tips and techniques presented in this book are based on the Editor and his Contributors' individual experience. The book guides the orthopaedic resident and fellow who wants to focus on shoulder diseases, but it also represents a landmark reference for expert surgeons already involved in shoulder surgery.
  • Shoulder concepts 2013 2013, Springer
    The ISAKOS Upper Extremity Committee (UEC) meets on a biannual basis for Closed Consensus Meetings. Each summit, a worldwide expert panel of surgeons and researchers convene for an in-depth discussion about a controversial topic. The purpose of this endeavor is to combine expertise and reach international consensus for the most appropriate management of various shoulder disorders. This booklet constitutes an integral part of the agreement encountered during these meetings. Section A provides a comprehensive review of the currently available Classifications and Outcome Scores for shoulder disorders, illustrating their potential pitfalls and limitations. Section B presents a summary of the Acromio-Clavicular Joint (ACJ) Consensus Summit, describing pioneering techniques to re-establish shoulder function after dislocation. Section C describes the current state of evidence of Rotator Cuff Disorders, providing novel theories regarding its underlying biomechanics and reconstruction techniques. The 2009-2013 ISAKOS UEC members hope the readers find this compendium an insightful update for daily shoulder management.
  • Preconceptual risk factors / James A. O'Leary -- Antepartum risk factors / James A. O'Leary -- Role of ultrasound in shoulder dystocia / James A. O'Leary -- Intrapartum risk factors / James A. O'Leary -- Pelvimetry / James A. O'Leary -- Recognition of disproportion / James A. O'Leary -- Delivery techniques / James A. O'Leary -- The McRoberts maneuver / James A. O'Leary -- Cephalic replacement : the Gunn-Zavanelli-O'Leary maneuver / James A. O'Leary -- Infant injury / James A. O'Leary -- In utero causation of brachial plexus injury : myth or mystery? / James A. O'Leary -- Recurrent shoulder dystocia / James A. O'Leary -- Predisposing factors for shoulder dystocia-related birth injuries : causation analysis / Leslie Iffy, Joseph J. Apuzzio, and Vijaya Raju -- Recognition, classification, and management of shoulder dystocia : the relationship to causation of brachial plexus injury / Michael S. Kreitzer -- Minimizing the risks of shoulder dystocia-related fetal injuries / Leslie Iffy -- The maternal fetal medicine viewpoint : causation and litigation / Barry S. Schifrin and Wayne R. Cohen -- Brachial plexus injury at cesarean section / Michael S. Kreitzer and James A. O'Leary -- Delivery of the nondiabetic macrosomic infant / Lisa Gittens-Williams -- The midwifery view of shoulder dystocia / Judith S. Mercer and Debra A. Erickson-Owens -- Recent research : relevant and reliable / James A. O'Leary -- Observations on the etiology of brachial plexus birth palsy based on radiographic, intraoperative, and histologic findings / Stephen M. Russell, Israel Alfonso, and John A.I. Grossman.
  • Shoulder instability 2011, Springer
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  • Shoulder. 3rd ed. v. 1-2, 2004.
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  • Shoulder. 4th ed. v. 1-2, 2009.
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  • Shrink! 2004
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  • "Provides informed practical means of achieving and sustaining zero transmission. It is designed as a road map, providing direction and options from which to choose an appropriate path. The Prospectus reviews the operational, technical, and financial feasibility for those working on the front lines and outlines the tools that can be considered for an elimination program." "[summary]"--Provided by publisher.
  • Chapter 1. Introduction / Walter E. Goldstein -- Chapter 2. Epidemiology and Health Effects in Moisture-Damaged Damp Buildings / Jean Cox-Ganser, Ju-Hyeong Park, Richard Kanwal -- Chapter 3. Mold Biology, Molecular Biology and Genetics / Edward Sobek -- Chapter 4. Products of Mold Associated with Sick Building Syndrome / Walter E. Goldstein -- Chapter 5. Mathematical Model of Mold Propagation and Product Formation in Building Materials, Inherent Transport Phenomena and Applications / Walter E. Goldstein, Willem A. Schreuder -- Chapter 6. Forensic Studies in Moldy-Damp Buildings / Philip R. Morey, Gary N. Crawford, Michael J. Cornwell, Brad Caddick, Tara Toren-Rudisill, Raoul Webb -- Chapter 7. Practices in Identifying, Remediating and Reoccupancy When Mold Occurs / Gary R. Brown -- Chapter 8. Analysis of Microscopic Contaminants in Sick Building Investigations / James Millette, Barb Epstien, Elliott Horner -- Chapter 9. Analytical Practice in Mold Identification and Solutions, Including Measurements and Sampling / Edward Sobek -- Chapter 10. Research and Development, Directions in Construction Practice and Summary Recommendations / Walter E. Goldstein.
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    Just the facts: serious chronic disease in the last phase of life -- Seeing the world differently: ideas to shape reform -- Good care for some people, sometimes -- Surveying the terrain: opportunities and challenges -- Good care for us all: building the care system to count on.
  • Sigma receptors 2007, Springer
  • Signal analysis 2004, Wiley
    ch. 1. Signals: Analog, Discrete, and Digital, p. 1-108 -- ch. 2. Discrete Systems and Signal Spaces, p. 109-172 -- ch. 3. Analog Systems and Signal Spaces, p. 173-272 -- ch. 4. Time-Domain Signal Analysis, p. 273-382 -- ch. 5. Fourier Transforms of Analog Signals, p. 383-439 -- ch. 6. Generalized Fourier Transforms of Analog Signals, p. 440-481 -- ch. 7. Discrete Fourier Transforms, p. 482-553 -- ch. 8. The z-Transform, p. 554-584 -- ch. 9. Frequency-Domain Signal Analysis, p. 585-711 -- ch. 10. Time-Frequency Signal Transforms, p. 712-801 -- ch. 11. Time-Scale Signal Transforms, p. 802-872 -- ch. 12. Mixed-Domain Signal Analysis, p. 873-927.
  • Part I. Image Reconstruction and Restoration -- 1. Introduction to Image Reconstruction / Zhi-Pei Liang, Jim Ji, and E. Mark Haacke -- 2. Wavelet-Based Multiresolution Local Tomography / E. Rashid-Farrokhi and K.J.R. Liu -- 3. The Point Spread Function of Convolution Regridding Reconstruction / Gordon E. Sarty -- 4. Mapping Motion and Strain with MRI / Yudong Zhu -- 5. Rotational Motion Artifact Correction Based on Fuzzy Projection onto Convex Sets / Chaminda Weerasinghe, Lilian Ji, and Hong Yan -- 6. Tagged MR Cardiac Imaging / Nikolaos V Tsekos and Amir A. Amini -- 7. Functional MR Image Visualization and Signal Processing Methods / Alex R. Wade, Brian A. Wandell, and Thomas P. Burg --Part II. Image Segmentation and Analysis -- 8. Multiscale Segmentation of Volumetric MR Brain Images / Wiro J. Niessen, Koen L. Vincken, Joachim Weickert, and Max A. Viergever -- 9. A Precise Segmentation of the Cerebral Cortex from 3-D MRI Using a Cellular Model and Homotopic Deformations / Yann Cointepas, Isabelle Bloch, and Line Garnero -- 10. Feature Space Analysis of MRI / Hamid Soltanian-Zadeh -- 11. Geometric Approaches for Segmentation and Signal Detection in Functional MRI Analysis / Guillermo Sapiro -- 12. MR Image Segmentation and Analysis Based on Neural Networks / Javad Alirezaie and M.E. Jernigan -- 13. Stochastic Model Based Image Analysis / Yue Wang and Tiilay Adal -- 14. Functional MR Image Analysis -- Shang-Hong Lai and Ming Fang -- 15. Tagged MR Image Analysis / Amir A. Amini and Yasheng Chen -- Part III. Spectroscopic Signal Processing -- 16. Time-Domain Spectroscopic Quantitation / Leentje Vanhamme, Sabine Van Huffel, and Paul Van Hecke -- 17. Multidimensional NMR Spectroscopic Signal Processing / Guang Zhu and Yingbo Hua -- 18. Advanced Methods in Spectroscopic Imaging / Keith A. Wear -- 19. Characterization of Brain Tissue from MR Spectra for Tumor Discrimination / Paulo J.G. Lisboa, Wael El-Deredy, Y.Y. Barbara Lee, Yangxin Huang, Angelica R. Corona Herandez, Peter Harris, and Carles Aris -- 20. Wavelet Packets Algorithm for Metabolite Quantification in Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Chemical Shift Imaging / Luca T Mainardi, Sergio Cerutti, Daniela Origgi, and Giuseppe Scotti -- 21. Cramér-Rao Bound Analysis of Spectroscopic Signal Processing Methods / Sophie Cavassila, Dirk van Ormondt, and Danielle Graveron-Demilly.
  • Lomb's algorithm and the Hilbert transform -- Modeling -- Volterra series -- Wiener series -- Poisson-Wiener series -- Decomposition of multichannel data -- Causality.
  • Chapter 1. Basic Tasks of Signal Processing in Spectroscopy -- Chapter 2. The Role of Quantum Mechanics in Signal Processing -- Chapter 3. Exact Quantum-Mechanical, Pade-Based Recovery of Spectral Parameters -- Chapter 4. Harmonic Transients in Time Signals -- Chapter 5. Signal-Noise Separation via Froissart Doublets -- Chapter 6. Machine Accurate Quantification and Illustrated Signal-Noise Separation -- Chapter 7. Pade Processing for MR Spectra from In Vivo Time Signals -- Chapter 8. Magnetic Resonance in Neuro-Oncology -- Chapter 9. Pade Quantification of Malignant and Benign Ovarian MRS Data -- Chapter 10. Breast Cancer and Non-Malignant Breast Data -- Chapter 11. Multiplet Resonances in MRS Data from Normal and Cancerous Prostate -- Chapter 12. Recapitulation of Pade-Optimized Processing of Biomedical Time Signals.
  • Signal processing toolbox for use with MATLAB. Version 6.6. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • Signal transduction 2010, Springer
  • "The poor prognosis and high mortality for cancer patients are majorly ascribed to tumor metastasis, one of the most complicated pathological processes. Elucidation of molecular mechanisms for metastasis is essential for management and prevention of this lethal condition. In the book to be published, we take comprehensive review in regard with the signal mechanisms responsible for triggering a series of phenotypical changes of primary tumor which may lead to final colonization of the tumor in a second home. Specifically, the initial stage of tumor metastasis will be highlighted. The complex tumor microenvironment accumulate a lot of growth factors, inflammatory cytokines and extracellular matrix which may turn into a group of potent metastatic factors. An integrated and sustained signaling induced by these metastatic factors may trigger EMT, migration and invasion of primary tumor into surround tissue. Blockade of these signal pathways is the most effective approach for prevention of tumor metastasis. A lot of clinical trials are under way for this purpose and the outcome are promising. The expert reviews compiled in this book may encourage the researcher in this exciting field for future study."--Back cover
  • G-protein-coupled receptor signaling -- Implication of G-proteins in cardiocascular diease / Madhu B. Anand-Srivastava -- B-adrenoceptor-linked signal transduction mechanisms in congestive heart failure / Melissa R. Dent...[et al.] -- Cardic G(alpha)s and G(alpha)i modualte sympathetic versus parasympathetic mechanisms on hyperhomocysteinemia / Thoma P. Vacek...[et al.] -- The role of the beta-adrenergic signal transduction pathway in myocardial protection / Johan Moolman...[et al.] -- Angiotensin II signaling in vascular physiology and pathophysiology / Neils Engberding, Kathy K. Greindling -- Angiotensin II signaling: cell growth and apoptosis / Stephen W. Shaffer, Mahmood S. Mozaffari -- Redox signaling -- Thioredoxin signaling in the ischemic heart / Dipak k. Das, Shyamal K. Goswami -- Relationship between redox regulation and B-adrenergic responses in the heart / Belma Turan -- Role of hyperglycemia and redox-induced signaling in vascular complications of diabetes / Ashok K. Srivastava, Madhu B. Anand-Srivastava -- Methylglyoxal and insulin resistance / Lingyun Wu -- Growth factor signaling -- Role of growth factor receptor transactivation in vasoactive peptide-induced signaling pathways in vascular smooth muscle cells / Ali Boullegue, Ashok K. Shrivastava -- Identifying the cellular and molecular events associated with the divergent phenotypes of cardic hypertrophy / Angelino Calderone -- Regulatory role of TGF-B in cardic myofibroblast function and post-MI cardic Fibosis: key roles of Smad7 and c-Ski / Ian M.C. Dixon...[et al.] -- The signaling duel between virus and host: Impact on Coxsackieviral Pathogenesis / Xiaonung Si...[et al.] -- Therapeutic angiogenesis and vasculogenesis for ischemic disease / Nilanjana Maulik -- VEGF signaling: a therapeutic target for cardiovascular disease / Dhanya Handrasekharan Rajalakshmi...[et al.] -- Myristoyl-CoA: protein N-Myristoyltransferase and Myristoyl-CoA binding protein from bovine cardiac muscle / Ponniah Selvakumar, Rajendra K. Sharma -- Calcium signaling -- Ca(2+)/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II signaling in vascular smooth muscle / Suzanne J. House...[et al.] -- The KCa3.1 channel of endothelial cells as new target for EDHF-based control of cascular tone: from structure to regulation and pharmacological properties / Umberto Banderali...[et al.] -- Adipokine signaling -- Leptin signaling in the cardiovascular system / Morris karmazyn...[et al.] -- AMPK regulation of cardiac metabolism in heart disease / Ding An, Min-Suk Kim, Brian Rodigues.
  • Machine generated contents note: 1 Regulation of SignalTransduction by the Fcy Receptor Family -- Members and Their Involvement in Autoimmunity -- Coggeshall, K.M. (Oklahoma City, Okla.) -- 30 The Role ofTNF/TNFR in Organ-Specific and Systemic -- Autoimmunity: Implications for the Design of Optimized 'Anti-TNF' -- Therapies -- Kollias, G.; Kontoyiannis, D.; Douni, E.; Kassiotis, G. (Vari) -- 51 CD40 Signaling and Autoimmunity -- Cheng, G. (Los Angeles, Calif.); Schoenberger, S.P. (San Diego, Calif.) -- 62 TGF-j: Receptors, Signaling Pathways and Autoimmunity -- Chen, W; Wahl, S.M. (Bethesda, Md.) -- 92 lnterleukin-2 Signaling and the Maintenance of Self-Tolerance -- Nelson, B.H. (Seattle, Wash.) -- 113 Role of the B7-CD28/CTLA-4 Pathway in Autoimmune Disease -- Chang, T.T.; Kuchroo, VK.; Sharpe, A.H. (Boston, Mass.) -- 131 AbnormalT Lymphocyte Signal Transduction in Systemic Lupus -- Erythematosus -- Kammer, G.M. (Winston-Salem, N.C.); Tsokos, G.C. -- (Bethesda, Md./Silver Spring, Md.) -- 151 Lyn/CD22/SHP-1 and Their Importance in Autoimmunity -- Blasioli, J.; Goodnow, C.C. (Canberra) -- 161 Regulation of Immune Responses by E3 Ubiquitin-Protein Ligases -- Fang, N.; Fang, D.; Wang, H.-Y.; Altman, A.; Liu, Y.-C. (San Diego, Calif.) -- 176 Keeping theT-Cell Immune Response in Balance: Role of Protein -- Tyrosine Phosphatases in Autoimmunity -- Mustelin, T. (La Jolla, Calif.) -- 191 Author Index -- 192 Subject Index.
  • Signal transduction protocols. 2nd ed. 2004, Springer Protocols
    Assaying cytochrome c translocation during apoptosis / Nigel J. Waterhouse ... [et al.].Making protein immunoprecipitates / Elaine A. Elion and Yunmei Wang -- Signal transduction inhibitors in cellular function / Maofu Fu ... [et al.] -- Two-dimensional gel electrophoresis for the identification of signaling targets / Yukihito Kabuyama ... [et al.] -- A high-throughput mammalian cell-based transient transfection assay / Daniel J. Noonan, Kenneth Henry, and Michelle L. Twaroski -- Determining protein half-lives / Pengbo Zhou -- Assaying protein kinase activity / Jan Brábek and Steven K. Hanks -- Comparative phosphorylation site mapping from gel-derived proteins using a multidimensional ES/MS-based approach / Francesca Zappacosta, Michael J. Huddleston and Roland S. Annan -- Studies of calmodulin-dependent regulation / Paul C. Brandt and Thomas C. Vanaman -- Measurement of protein-DNA interactions in vivo by chromatin immunoprecipitation -- Hogune Im ... [et al.] -- Characterization of protein-DNA association in vivo by chromatin immunoprecipitation / Laurent Kuras --Nonradioactive methods for detecting activation of Ras-related small G proteins / Douglas A. Andres -- Nucleocytoplasmic glycosylation, O-GlcNAc: identification and site mapping / Natasha Elizabeth Zachara, Win Den Cheung, and Gerald Warren Hart -- Techniques in protein methylation / Jaeho Lee, Donghang Cheng, and Mark T. Bedford -- Assaying lipid phosphate phosphatase activities / Gil-Soo Han and George M. Carman -- Assaying phosphoinositide phosphatases / Gregory S. Taylor and Jack E. Dixon -- Assaying phospholipase A₂ activity / Christina C. Leslie and Michael H. Gelb -- Measurement and immunofluorescence of cellular phosphinositides / Hiroko Hama ... [et al.] -- Measuring dynamic changes in cAMP using fluorescence resonance energy transfer / Sandrine Evellin ... [et al.] -- In vivo detection of protein-protein interaction in plant cells using BRET / Chitra Subramanian ... [et al.] -- Revealing protein dynamics by photobleaching techniques / Frank van Drogen and Matthias Peter --
  • Signal transduction. 2nd ed. 2009, ScienceDirect
    "A reference on cellular-signalling processes, Signal Transduction second edition details the sources, key observations, and experiments that set the scene for recent and current scientific endeavour. Beginning with a historical overview, this book discusses how the concept of chemical messengers arose in the early twentieth century and shaped our current understanding of the action of hormones, cytokines, neurotransmitters, and growth factors." "The book further examines more complex signalling cascades, emanating from classic receptors, as well as adhesion molecules, involved in processes such as vision, smell, inflammation, innate and adaptive immunity, glucose homeostasis, cell-fated decisions, cell differentiation, and cell transformation. This revision concludes with a discourse on the targeting of signal-transduction cascades in the treatment of cancer and the structure of protein domains key to the assembly of signalling complexes"--Book jacket.
  • Assessing the response of cells to TLR stimulation / Kiyoshi Takeda, Masahiro Yamamoto, and Kenya Honda -- TLR ligands in experimental settings their purity and specificity / Min-Fu Tsan -- Analysis of TLR expression, regulation, and signaling / Hui Xiao, Xiaoxia Li, and Derek W. Abbott -- Intracellular trafficking of toll-like receptors / Harald Husebye ... [et al.] -- The role of small RhoGTPases in TLR signaling / Monica Ruse and Ulla G. Knaus --Use of engineered [beta]-lactamase fragment complementation to detect the associations of toll-like receptors and signaling adaptors / Hyun-Ku Lee and Peter S. Tobias -- Use of toll-like receptor chimeras to dissect mechanisms of receptor localization and signaling / Tadashi Nishiya and Anthony L. DeFranco -- Engagement of toll-like receptors modulates chemokine receptor signaling / Chong-Shan Shi and John H. Kehrl -- Role of toll-like receptor signaling in central nervous system infections / Tammy Kielian -- The influence of injury on toll-like receptor responses / Thomas J. Murphy ... [et al.].
  • Signaling in the heart 2011, Springer
    Tools to Study Signaling -- Cell-Cycle Signaling, Epigenetics, and Nuclear Function -- Signaling in the Endothelium -- Rapid Signaling Pathways -- Growth Factors Signaling -- Ion Signaling and Electrophysiological Function -- Lipid Signaling Pathways in the Heart -- Heart Mitochondria: A Receiver and Integrator of Signals -- Signaling Pathways in Cardiovascular Development -- Signaling in Congenital Heart Disease -- Signaling in the Aging Heart -- Signaling in Endomyocarditis -- Signaling in Hypertension -- Gene Expression and Signaling Pathways in Myocardial Ischemia -- Signaling in Hypertrophy and Heart Failure -- Signaling in Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome -- Dysrhythmias/Channelopathies and Signaling Pathways -- Signaling in Atherosclerosis -- Stem Cells Signaling Pathways in the Heart -- Cardioprotection and Signaling Pathways -- Targeting Signaling Pathways -- Signaling and the Frontiers Ahead.
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    Targeting receptor tyrosine kinase mutations in cancer / Mark Pearson and Doriano Fabbro -- The RET proto-oncogene: a valuable target for thyroid cancer therapy / Brigitte M. Pützer -- Inhibitors of HER/erbB receptors: biological bases and clinical applications / Vincenzo Damiano ... [et al.] -- Phosphatases as promising targets for cancer therapy / Marc Creus and Heinz Zoller -- Targeting the mTOR pathway for cancer therapy / Sabita Sankar -- Targeting MAP kinase signaling pathways for the treatment of cancer / Maria Julia Marinissen and Mario Chiariello -- Cell death-based therapy / Gerolama Condorelli ... [et al.] -- Signaling molecules and therapeutic targets in gliomas / Hrvoje Miletic, Parisa Monfared and Andreas H. Jacobs -- Identifying and targeting genes involved in childhood leukemia / Jenny Yeung and Hugh J.M. Brady -- Receptor binding peptides for receptor mediated endoradiotherapy in oncology / Walter Mier, Uwe Haberkorn and Michael Eisenhut.
  • This work presents the most advanced discoveries from translational research laboratories directly involved in identifying molecules and signalling pathways that play an instrumental role in metastasis. In contrast to other works, conventionally focused on a single type of tumour, the various chapters in this book provide a broad perspective of the similarities and discrepancies among the dissemination of several solid malignancies. Through recurrent and overlapping references to molecular mechanisms and mediators, the readers will gain knowledge of the common ground in metastasis from a single source. Finally, an introductory chapter provides a clinical perspective of the problems presented by metastatic tumours for diagnosis and treatment. The work presented here is directed to researchers in tumour biology with a developing interest in metastatic dissemination as well as medical and graduate students seeking to expand and integrate the notions acquired in basic cancer biology and oncology courses.
  • This text describes research suggesting that abnormal activation of signaling pathways is a critical event in cancer pathogenesis, and describes the emerging ability to design small molecules, protein therapeutics, and other forms of targeted cancer therapies.
  • Signals and images 2008, Springer
  • Signs in MR-mammography 2008, Springer
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  • Lessons Learned from the Aviation Industry: Surgical Checklists /Stig Müller and Hitendra R. H. Patel --Human Factors, Nontechnical Skills, and Surgical Training /Stig Müller, Waleed Al-Singary and Hitendra R. H. Patel --Current State of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery /Jens J. Rassweiler, Marcel Hruza, Thomas Frede and Salvatore Micali --Simulation and Training in Minimally Invasive Surgery /Sonal Arora, Shabnam Undre and Roger Kneebone --Value of Virtual Reality in Medical Education /Amina A. Bouhelal, Hitendra R. H. Patel and Bijendra Patel --The MIMIC Virtual Reality Trainer: Stepping into Three-Dimensional, Binocular, Robotic Simulation /Steven M. Lucas and Chandru P. Sundaram --Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Skills Acquisition and Procedural Proficiency in Novices Using Virtual Reality /Amina A. Bouhelal, Hitendra R. H. Patel and Bijendra Patel --Lesson Learnt from the Military Surgeons Using Simulation in Trauma Surgery /Simon S. Fleming and John-Joe Reilly --Clinical and Educational Benefits of Surgical Telementoring /Knut Mague Augestad, Taridzo Chomutare, Johan G. Bellika, Andrius Budrionis and Rolv-Ole Lindsetmo, et al. --Portable Learning and Multimedia in Surgical Training /Narinderjit Singh Kullar, Stig Müller and Hitendra R. H. Patel.
  • Simulink fixed point for use with Simulink. Version 5. SU Catalog (SearchWorks), Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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  • Sine syndromes (SSs) represent atypical forms of inflammatory rheumatic diseases, the courses of which are often severe. While the diagnosis of rheumatic diseases can be determined according to an established set of diagnostic criteria based on clinical characteristics and laboratory parameters, Sine Syndromes do not fulfill the standard criteria used to assist in the classification of patients with rheumatological disorders. This concise book gives an overview of atypical courses in common inflammatory rheumatic diseases such as Wegener's granulomatosis, systemic sclerosis, Sjögren's syndrome, or systemic lupus erythematosus. Each chapter reviews similar cases reported in the literature and presents current data on treatment options. Drawing on their vast clinical experience, the editors provide a series of detailed case reports in order to illustrate the different types of disease. The book is intended to facilitate early diagnosis and effective therapy in patients where a schematic approach may not prove sufficient. Sine Syndromes in Rheumatology will serve as a useful and easily accessible reference for specialists in rheumatology as well as for practitioners in the fields of internal medicine, pediatrics, and orthopedics.
  • Single cell diagnostics 2007, Springer Protocols
    Noninvasive metabolic assessment of single cells / David K. Gardner -- Laser capture microdissection for analysis of single cells / Nobuki Nakamura ... [et al.] -- Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) on single cells (sex determination and chromosome rearrangements) / Paul N. Scriven and Caroline Mackie Ogilvie -- Single cell PCR for PGD : methods, strategies, and limitations / Karen Sermon and Martine De Rycke -- Real-time quantitative PCR measurement of male fetal DNA in maternal plasma / Bernhard Zimmermann ... [et al.] -- Cell-free fetal DNA plasma extraction and real-time PCR quantification / Jill L. Maron, Kirby L. Johnson, and Diana W. Bianchi -- LATE-PCR and allied technologies : real-time detection strategies for rapid, reliable diagnosis from single cells / Kenneth E. Pierce and Lawrence J. Wangh -- Efficient isothermal amplification of the entire genome from single cells / Karen V. Schowalter, Jolene R. Fredrickson, and Alan R Thornhill -- Comparative genomic hybridization on single cells / Lucille Voullaire and Leeanda Wilton -- Generation of amplified RNAs and cDNA libraries from single mammalian cells / James Adjaye -- Real-time PCR to measure gene expression in single cells / Dagan Wells -- Gender determination and detection of aneuploidy in single cells using DNA array-based comparative genomic hybridization (array CGH) / Dong Gui Hui, Xin Yuan Guan, and Nicole Hussey -- Microarray technology for mutation analysis of low template DNA samples / Chelsea Salvado and David Cram.
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic and Transanal Colorectal Surgery provide a comprehensive and state-of-the art review of single incision laparoscopic and transanal colorectal surgery. The text concentrates on surgical techniques and tricks in single incision laparoscopic and transanal surgery with detailed descriptions of the techniques, as well as indications and limitations of the procedures. The newly available evidence on these procedures is emphasized and all procedures are richly illustrated with diagrams and photos. Written by experts in their fields, Single Incision Laparoscopic and Transanal Colorectal Surgery is a valuable resource for general surgeons, colon and rectal surgeons, laparoscopic GI surgeons, surgical residents and fellows in training interested in these two rapidly developing fields in colorectal surgery.
  • Single molecule biology 2009, ScienceDirect
    The "single molecule" paradigm / Alex E. Knight -- Single molecule studies of myosins / Rachel E. Farrow ... [et al.] -- Single molecule experiments and the kinesin motor protein superfamily : walking hand in hand / Lukas C. Kapitein and Erwin J.G. Peterman -- Force-generating mechanisms of dynein revealed through single molecule studies / Kazuhiro Oiwa and Hiroaki Kojima -- The bacterial flagellar motor / Yoshiyuki Sowa and Richard M. Berry -- Single molecule studies of chromatin structure and dynamics / Sanford H. Leuba and Laurence R. Brewer -- Single molecule studies of nucleic acid enzymes / Samir M. Hamdan and Antoine M. van Oijen -- Single molecule studies of prokaryotic translation / Colin Echeverría Aitken ... [et al.] -- Single ion channels / David Colquhoun, Remigijus Lape, and Lucia Sivilotti -- Single molecule fluorescence in membrane biology / Lydia M. Harriss and Mark I. Wallace -- Single molecule microarray analysis / Jan Hesse ... [et al.].
  • ch. 1. Single Molecule Detection in Liquids and on Surfaces under Ambient Conditions: Introduction and Historical Overview / Jörg Enderlein, Richard A. Keller and Christoph Zander, p. 1-19 -- ch. 2. Theoretical Foundations of Single Molecule Detection in Solution / Jörg Enderlein and Christoph Zander, p. 21-67 -- ch. 3. Conceptual Basis of Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy and Related Techniques as Tools in Bioscience / Jerker Widengren and Ülo Mets, p. 69-120 -- ch. 4. Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS - A Tool for Single Molecule Detection in Solution / Katrin Kneipp, Harald Kneipp, Irving Itzkan, Ramachandra R. Dasari and Michael S. Feld, p. 121-144 -- ch. 5. Single Molecule Detection on Surfaces with the Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope / Martin Böhmer and Jörg Enderlein, p. 145-183 -- ch. 6. Spectroscopy of Individual Photosynthetic Pigment-Protein Complexes / J. Wrachtrup, T.J. Aartsma, J. Köhler, M. Ketelaars, A. M. van Oijen, M. Matsushita, J. Schmidt, C. Tietz and F. Jelezko, p. 185-229 -- ch. 7. Single Dye Tracing for Ultrasensitive Microscopy on Living Cells / Gerhard J. Schütz and Hansgeorg Schindler, p. 231-245 -- ch. 8. Single Molecule Identification in Solution: Principles and Applications / M. Sauer and C. Zander, p. 247-272 -- ch. 9. Studying Molecular Motors on the Single Molecule Level / Y. Ishii, A. H. Iwane, H. Yokota, Y. Inoue, T. Wazawa, M. Nishiyama, H. Tanaka, K. Kitamura and T. Yanagida, p. 273-292 -- ch. 10. The Chemistry of a Single Enzyme Molecule / Robert Polakowski, Michael Eggertson, Douglas B. Craig and Norman J. Dovichi, p. 293-301 -- ch. 11. Single Molecule Detection of Specific Nucleic Acid Sequences / Alonso Castro, p. 303-321 -- ch. 12. Single Molecule Detection in the Near-Infrared / Steven A. Soper, Musundi Wabuyele, Clyde V. Owens and Robert P. Hammer, p. 323-362.
  • Star polymer surface passivation for single-molecule detection / Jürgen Groll and Martin Moeller -- Azide-specific labeling of biomolecules by Staudinger-Bertozzi ligation: phosphine derivatives of fluorescent probes suitable for single-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy / Anirban Chakraborty ... [et al.] -- Preparation of fluorescent pre-mRNA substrates for an smFRET study of pre-mRNA splicing in yeast / John Abelson, Haralambos Hadjivassiliou and Christine Guthrie -- Nanovesicle trapping for studying weak protein interactions by single-molecule FRET / Jaime J. Benítez, Aaron M. Keller and Peng Chen -- Droplet confinement and fluorescence measurement of single molecules / Lori S. Goldner, Ana M. Jofre and Jianyong Tang -- Single-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy using phospholipid bilayer nanodiscs / Abhinav Nath ... [et al.] -- Single-molecule spectroscopy using microfluidic platforms / Samuel Kim and Richard N. Zare -- Detection of protein-protein interactions in the live cell plasma membrane by quantifying prey redistribution upon bait micropatterning / Julian Weghuber ... [et al.] -- Analysis of complex single-molecule FRET time trajectories / Mario Blanco and Nils G. Walter -- Single-molecule fluorescence studies of intrinsically disordered proteins / Allan Chris M. Ferreon ... [et al.] -- Measuring the energetic coupling of tertiary contacts in RNA folding using single molecule fluorescence resonance energy transfer / Max Greenfield and Daniel Herschlag -- A highly purified, fluorescently labeled in vitro translation system for single-molecule studies of protein synthesis / Jingyi Fei ... [et al.] -- Watching individual proteins acting on single molecules of DNA / Ichiro Amitani ... [et al.] -- DNA curtains for high-throughput single-molecule optical imaging / Eric C. Greene ... [et al.] -- Scanning FCS for the characterization of protein dynamics in live cells / Zdenĕk Petrás̆ek, Jonas Ries and Petra Schwille -- Observing protein interactions and their stoichiometry in living cells by brightness analysis of fluorescence fluctuation experiments / Yan Chen ... [et al.] -- Detection of individual endogenous RNA transcripts in situ using multiple singly labeled probes / Arjin Raj and Sanjay Tyagi -- Single mRNA tracking in live cells / Hye Yoon Park, Adina R. Buxbaum and Robert H. Singer -- Single-molecule sequencing: sequence methods to enable accurate quantitation / Christopher Hart ... [et al.] -- Real-time DNA sequencing from single polymerase molecules / Jonas Korlach ... [et al.].
  • Single nucleotide polymorphisms 2002, Springer Protocols
  • Single-molecule measurement techniques are providing fundamental information on the structure and function of biomolecules and are becoming an indispensable tool to understand how proteins work. During the last two decades, this field has grown at an almost exponential rate in terms of biological and biophysical applications. Single-molecule techniques have opened new fields of science that are at the crossroads of several disciplines such as biology, physics, chemistry, material science and computer science. These methods are often the approach of choice to clarify and better understand the structure and function of single proteins. This volume consists of up-to-date and comprehensive reviews of important and timely applications of different biological problems tackled by single-molecule methods; it also covers basic principles of operation, experiment and theory.In Single-molecule Studies of Proteins, expert researchers discuss the successful application of single-molecule techniques to a wide range of biological events, such as the imaging and mapping of cell surface receptors, the analysis of the unfolding and folding pathways of single proteins, the analysis interaction forces between biomolecules, the study of enzyme catalysis or the visualization of molecular motors in action. The chapters are aimed at established investigators and post-doctoral researchers in the life sciences wanting to pursue research in the various areas in which single-molecule approaches are important; this volume also remains accessible to advanced graduate students seeking similar research goals.
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    The new era of biology in singulo / T. Ha and P.R. Selvin -- Single-molecule FRET with total internal reflection microscopy / C. Joo and T. Ha -- In vitro and in vivo FIONA and other acronyms for watching molecular motors walk / P.R. Selvin, T. Lougheed, M.T. Hoffman, H. Park, H. Balci, B.H. Blehm, and E. Toprak -- Colocalization of fluorescent probes: Accurate and precise registration with nanometer resolution / L.S. Churchman and J.A. Spudich -- Alternating-laser excitation of single molecules / A.N. Kapanidis, M. Heilemann, E. Margeat, X. Kong, E. Nir, and S. Weiss -- Orientation and rotational motions of single molecules by polarized total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy / J.F. Beausang, Y. Sun, M.E. Quinlan, J.N. Forkey, and Y.E. Goldman -- Imaging gene expression in living cells at the single-molecule level / J. Xiao, J. Elf, G.-W. Li, J. Yu, and X.S. Xie -- Single-virus tracking in live cells / M.J. Rust, M. Lakadamyali, B. Brandenburg, and X. Zhuang -- Ultrasensitive imaging in live cells using fluorescent quantum dots / S. Courty and M. Dahan -- Imaging real-time gene expression in living systems / A.L. Wells, J.S. Condeelis, R.H. Singer, and D. Zenklusen -- Single-molecule imaging of stochastic signaling events in living cells / S. Matsuoka, Y. Miyanaga, T. Yanagida, and M. Ueda -- Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy in vitro and in vivo / E. Haustein and P. Schwille -- Optical traps to study properties of molecular motors / J.A. Spudich, S.E. Rice, R.S. Rock, T.J. Purcell, and H.M. Warrick -- High-resolution dual-trap optical tweezers with differential detection / C. Bustamante, Y.R. Chemla, and J.R. Moffitt -- Imaging and nanomanipulation of an actomyosin motor / S. Nishikawa, T. Komori, T. Ariga, T. Okada, M. Morimatsu, Y. Ishii, and T. Yanagida -- Single-molecule studies using magnetic traps / T. Lionnet, J.-F. Allemand, A. Revyakin, T.R. Strick, O.A. Saleh, D. Bensimon, and V. Croquette -- Probing polysaccharide and protein mechanics by atomic force microscopy / M. Rabbi and P.E. Marszalek -- Single-molecule analysis of nucleic acids and DNA-protein interactions using nanopores / M. Wanunu and A. Meller -- Single-molecule gold-nanoparticle tracking with high temporal and spatial resolution and without an applied load / A.R. Dunn and J. A. Spudich -- Advances in surface-based assays for single molecules / P.M. Fordyce, M.T. Valentine, and S.M. Block -- Hydrodynamic flow-stretching assay for single-molecule studies of nucleic acid-protein interactions / C.M. Schroeder, P.C. Blainey, S. Kim, and X.S. Xie.
  • The post-genomic era has brought new challenges and opportunities in all fields of the biology. In this context, several genome engineering technologies have emerged that will help deciphering genes function by as well as improve gene therapy strategies. Genomic modifications such as knock-in, knock-out, knock-down, sequence replacement or modification can today be routinely performed. However, in front of this large palette of methodologies scientists may experience difficulties to gather useful information{u2019}s scattered within the literature. This book aims to present the state of this field from basic mechanisms of site-directed modifications to their applications in a wide range of organisms such as bacteria, yeast, plants, insects, mammals. It will discuss the problems encountered when using the random integration strategy and present the recent advances made in targeted genome modification. Technologies based on Zinc Finger nucleases, Meganucleases, TALEN, CRE and FLP recombinase, {uF06A}C31 integrase, transposases and resolvases are fully detailed with their strengths and weaknesses. All these information{u2019}s will help students and experienced researchers to understand and choose the best technology for their own purposes.
  • The enormous initial mistake -- The origins of six sigma -- Evolution -- Revolution -- Paradox -- Action and reaction -- Close enough or on target? -- Make more-- faster! -- Case studies -- The camera always lies -- Keeping it simple -- Why use control charts? -- Average and range control charts -- Origins and theory -- Charts for individuals -- Practical considerations -- Improving laboratories -- Beyond compliance.
  • Sjögren's syndrome 2012, Springer
  • Sjögren's syndrome 2011, Springer
    Introduction -- A Note from Sweden: Recollection of Henrik Sjögren -- Myths, Pearls, and Tips Regarding Sjögren's Syndrome -- Providing Information to Referring Physicians and Patients -- Current Concepts on Classification Criteria and Disease Status Indexes in Sjögren's Syndrome -- Histopathology and Glandular Biopsies in Sjögren's Syndrome -- Imaging Technology in Sjögren's Syndrome: Non-invasive Evaluation of the Salivary Glands -- Genomics and Viruses in Sjögren's Syndrome -- Autoantibodies and Autoantigens in Sjögren's Syndrome -- B-cell Epitopes of Sjögren's Syndrome-Related Autoantigens Ro/SSA and La/SSB -- Neurobiology and Hormonal Control of Lacrimal and Salivary Gland Function -- Overview of Management of Dry Eye Associated with Sjögren's Syndrome -- Pathogenesis: Emphasis on Dry Eye and the Role of the Lacrimal Functional Unit in Sjögren's Syndrome -- Oral and Dental Manifestations of Sjögren's Syndrome: Current Approaches to Diagnostics and Therapy -- Etiology and Pathogenesis of Sjögren's Syndrome with Special Emphasis on the Salivary Glands -- Otolaryngologic Manifestations of Sjögren's Syndrome -- Extraglandular Manifestations of Sjögren's Syndrome (SS): Dermatologic, Arthritic, Endocrine, Pulmonary, Cardiovascular, Gastroenterology, Renal, Urology, and Gynecologic Manifestations -- Therapy of Dermatologic, Renal, Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Gynecologic, Gastro-enterologic, Urologic and Fibromyalgia Manifestations Including Special Considerations at the Time of Surgery -- Current Treatment of Extraglandular Manifestations with Disease-Modifying and Immunosuppressive Agents -- Lymphoproliferation and Lymphoma in Sjögren's Syndrome -- Fatigue, Dryness, and Quality of Life as Clinical Trial Outcomes in Primary Sjögren's Syndrome -- The Neurological Manifestations of Sjögren's Syndrome: Diagnosis and Treatment -- New Approaches for the Management of Dry Mouth in Sjögren's Syndrome in Japan -- New Approaches for the Management of Dry Mouth and Dry Eye in Sjögren's Syndrome in Japan Dry Eye Part -- Sjögren's Syndrome in Australia: Clinical Practice and Research -- Primary Sjögren's Syndrome: Report from India -- Sjögren's Syndrome in China -- Sjögren's Syndrome in China -- Sjögren's Syndrome in Israel: A Scientific Point of View -- Looking into the Future-The EULAR Disease Activity Scores: Toward a Consensual Evaluation of Primary Sjögren's Syndrome -- Looking into the Crystal Ball: Initiatives from the Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation That Will Impact Patient Care -- Biological Treatment for Sjögren's Syndrome -- Looking into the Future-Emerging Therapies Based on Pathogenesis -- Into the Future: Autonomic Neuropathy, MicroRNAs, and Gene Therapy.
  • Skandalakis' Surgical anatomy 2004, AccessSurgery
  • Skeletal examination method -- Skull fractures -- Rib fractures -- Fractures of the vertebral column, sternum, scapulae, and clavicles -- Long bone fractures -- Healing and interpretation -- Natural disease may mimic child abuse.
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    Approach to trauma -- Trauma in adults : upper extremity -- Trauma in adults : axial skeleton -- Trauma in adults : lower extremity -- Trauma in children -- Imaging of fracture treatment and healing -- Approach to bone lesions -- Malignant and aggressive tumors -- Benign lesions -- Metastatic tumors -- Approach to joint disease -- Inflammatory arthritis -- Noninflammatory joint disease -- Developmental and congenital conditions -- Metabolic and systemic conditions -- Infection and marrow disease -- Postsurgical imaging.
  • Skeletal trauma 2008, CRCnetBASE
    An Epidemiological approach to forensic investigations of violations to international humanitarian and human rights law -- Differential diagnosis of skeletal trauma -- Blasting injuries -- Blunt force trauma -- Skeletal evidence of torture -- Sharp force trauma -- Gunfire injuries -- Variation in gunfire wounds by skeletal region.
  • Skeletal growth, development, and healing as related to pediatric trauma / Stephen L. Frick, Eric T. Jones -- Physeal injuries / Manoj Ramachandran, David L. Skaggs -- Pathologic fractures in children / Herbert S. Schwartz, Ginger E. Holt -- The multiply injured child / John H. Wilber, George H. Thompson, Jochen Son-Hing -- Fractures with soft tissue injuries / Sanjeev Sabharwal, Fred F. Behrens -- Complications of fractures in children / Robert N. Hensinger -- Outcomes assessment in children with fractures / James G. Wright, Nancy L. Young -- Fractures and dislocations of the forearm, wrist, and hand / Martin Dolan, Peter M. Waters -- Fractures and dislocations about the elbow / Neil E. Green, Nathan L. Van Zeeland --Fractures and dislocations about the shoulder / James F. Mooney III, Lawrence X. Webb -- Fractures of the spine / Gregory A. Mencio, Clinton J. Devin -- Fractures and dislocations about the hips and pelvis / Marc F. Swiontkowski -- Fractures of the femoral shaft / Jeffrey Shilt -- Fractures and dislocations about the knee / Lewis E. Zionts -- Fractures of the tibula and fibula / George H. Thompson, Jochen Son-Hing -- Fractures and dislocations of the foot and ankle / Alvin H. Crawford, Mohammed J. Al-Sayyad, Charles T. Mehlman -- Nonaccidental trauma / Jeffrey Shilt, Neil E. Green, Kathryn E. Cramer -- Anesthesia and analgesia for the ambulatory management of children's fractures / Eric C. McCarty, Gregory A. Mencio -- Rehabilitation of the child with multiple injuries / Louise Z. Spierre ... [et al.] -- Skeletal trauma in young adults / Kevin Shea, Eric W. Edmonds, Henry Chambers.
  • Skeletal trauma. 4th ed. 2009, MD Consult
    v. 1. General principles, spine, pelvis -- v. 2. Upper extremity, lower extremity.
  • Skeleton 2004
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    Chondrogenesis, chondrocytes, and cartilage -- Molecular basis of cell-cell interaction and signaling in mesenchymal chondrogenesis / Rocky S. Tuan -- Chondrocyte cell fate determination in response to bone morphogenic protein signaling / Lillian Shum ... [et al.] -- Regulation of chondrocyte differentiation / Andreia M. Ionescu, M. Hicham Drissi, and Regis J. O'Keefe -- Continuous expression of Cbfa1 in nonhypertrophic chondrocytes uncovers its ability to induce hypertrophic chondrocyte differentiation and partially rescues Cbfa1-deficient mice / Shu Takeda ...[et al.] -- Molecular biology and biosynthesis of collagens / Johanna Myllyharju -- Mechanotransduction pathways in cartilage / Qian Chen -- Control of skeletal development --Computer simulations of cancellous bone remodeling / J.C. van der Linden, Harrie Weinans, and J. A. N. Verhaar -- The effects of microgravity on skeletal remodeling and bone cells / Pierre J. Marie -- Bone mineralization -- Quantitative analyses of the development of different hard tissues / Siegfried Arnold, Hans J. Höhling, and Ulrich Plate -- Fetal mineral homeostasis and skeletal mineralization / Christopher S. Kovacs -- Control of osteoblast function and bone extracellular matrix and mineralization by vitamin D / Johannes P. T. M. van Leeuwen, M. van Driel and H.A.P. Pols -- Skeletal dysmorphology -- Role of Pax3 and PDGF-a receptor in skeletal morphogenesis and facial clefting / Simon J. Conway -- Genetics of achondroplasia and hypochondroplasia / Giedre Grigelioniene -- Effects of boric acid on hox gene expression and the axial skeleton in the developing rat / Michael G. Narotsky ... [et al.] -- Toxicant-induced lumbar and cervical ribs in rodents / John M. Rogers, R. Woodrow Setzger, and Neil Chernoff --Experimental skeletal dysmorphology: risk assessment issues / Rochelle W. Tyl, Melissa C. Marr, and Christina B. Myers.Molecular genetic analysis of the role of the HoxD complex in skeletal development: impact of the IoxP/Cre system in targeted mutagenesis of the mouse HoxD complex / Marie Kmita, Denis Duboule, and Jùzsef Zakany -- Control of development and homeostasis via regulation of BMP, Wnt, and hedgehog signaling / Renee Hackenmiller, Catherine Degnin, and Jan Christian -- FgF4 and skeletal morphogenesis / Valerie Ngu-Muller ... [et al.] -- Retinoid signaling and skeletal development / Andrea D. Weston and T. Michael Underhill --Retinoids and Indian hedgehog orchestrate long bone development / Maurizio Pacifici, Eleanor Golden, and Eiki Koyama -- Osteoblastic cell differentiation -- Synergy between osteogenic protein-1 and osteotropic factors in the stimulation of rat osteoblastic cell differentiation / John C. Lee and Lee-Chuan Yeh -- Bone morphogenic proteins, osteoblast differentiation, and cell survival during osteogenesis / Cun-Yu Wang -- Osteoclast differentiation / Sakamuri V. Reddy and G. David Roodman -- Bone induction, growth, and remodeling -- Soluble signals and insoluble substrata: novel molecular cues instructing the induction of bone / Ugo Ripamonti ... [et al.] -- Perichondrial and periosteal regulation of endochondral growth / Dana L. Di Nino and Thomas F. Linsenmayer --
  • Skeptic's guide to the mind 2013, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    "What if what we consider to be reason-based, deliberative judgment is really the product of involuntary mental sensations? In A Skeptic's Guide to the Mind, Dr. Robert Burton takes a close look at the key false assumptions that permeate the field of cognitive science and offers a new way of exploring how our brains generate thought. The essential paradox that drives this cutting-edge theory is that the same mechanisms that prevent understanding the mind also generate a sense that we can attain such understanding. In A Skeptic's Guide to the Mind, Burton presents his theory of the 'mental sensory system'--a system that generates the main components of consciousness: a sense of self, a sense of choice and free will, and how we make moral decisions. Bringing together anecdotes, practical thought experiments, and cutting-edge neuroscience to show how these various strands of thought and mental sensations interact, A Skeptic's Guide to the Mind offers a powerful tool for knowing what we can and cannot say about the mind; how to discern good from bad cognitive science studies; and most importantly, how to consider the moral implications of these studies. This is a pathbreaking model for considering the interaction between conscious and unconscious thought."-- Provided by publisher.
  • Skin aging 2006, Springer
    1. Recent Demographic Changes and Consequences for Dermatology / Ursula Krämer and Tamara Schikowski, p. 1-8 -- 2. Clinical and Histological Features of Intrinsic versus Extrinsic Skin Aging / Mina Yaar, p. 9-21 -- 3. Ethnic Differences in Skin Aging / Erwin Tschachler and Frederique Morizot, p. 23-31 -- 4. Photoaging of Skin / Jean Krutmann and Barbara Gilchrest, p. 33-43 -- 5. Premature Skin Aging by Infrared Radiation, Tobacco Smoke and Ozone / Peter Schroeder, Stefan Schieke and Akimichi Morita, p. 45-53 -- 6. The Role of Hormones in Intrinsic Aging / Christos Zouboulis and Evgenia Makrantonaki, p. 55-64 -- 7. Permeability and Antioxidant Barriers in Aged Epidermis / Jens Thiele, Chantal Barland, Ruby Ghadially and Peter Elias, p. 65-79 -- 8. Clarifying the Vitamin D Controversy: The Health Benefits of Supplementation by Diet Versus Sunshine / Deon Wolpowitz and Barbara Gilchrest, p. 81-102 -- 9. Modern Photoprotection of Human Skin / Jean Krutmann and Daniel Yarosh, p. 103-112 -- 10. Vitamins and Polyphenols in Systemic Photoprotection / Wilhelm Stahl, Hasan Mukhtar, Farrukh Afaq and Helmut Sies, p. 113-121 -- 11. Hormone Replacement Therapy and Skin Aging / Glenda Hall and Tania Phillips, p. 123-132 -- 12. Skin Aging in Three Dimensions / Niels Krejci-Papa and Robert Langdon, p. 133-142 -- 13. Retinoid Therapy for Photoaging / Laure Rittié, Gary Fisher and John Voorhees, p. 143-156 -- 14. Topical Photodynamic Therapy / Dany Touma and Rolf-Markus Szeimies, p. 157-166 -- 15. Botulinum Toxin, Fillers, Peels: The Scientific View / Nanna Schürer, p. 167-184 -- 16. Lasers / Roland Kaufmann and Christian Beier, p. 185-194.
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  • Skin bioscience 2013, CRCnetBASE
    1. Structure and functionality of the skin / Ichiro Hatta -- 2. Response for external stimulation on the skin / Masaki Ujihara and Toyoko Imae -- 3. Beautification of the skin / Satoshi Amano, Tomonobu Ezure, and Toshii Iida -- 4. Skin bioscience : a molecular approach / Yoshimitsu Kuroyanagi.
  • Skin cancer 2011, Springer
  • Skin cancer management 2010, Springer
    Biopsy techniques and interpretation / Deborah F. MacFarlane and Ronald P. Rapini -- Topical therapies for nonmelanoma skin cancers / Abel Torres and Tejas Desai -- Chemical peels for precancerous skin lesions / Gary D. Monheit and Chad L. Prather -- Photodynamic therapy / Nathalie C. Zeitouni, Allan Oseroff, and David J. Najarian -- Intralesional and perilesional treatment of skin cancers / Christopher J. Arpey, Nicole M. Annest, Stephen B. Tucker, Ronald P. Rapini, and Deborah F. MacFarlane -- Electrodesiccation and curettage / Gloria F. Graham -- Cryosurgery / Gloria F. Graham -- Optimizing surgical outcomes / Thomas Stasko and Amy Ross -- Anesthesia / Susannah L. Collier and George J. Hruza -- Excision techniques, staples, and sutures / Mollie A. MacCormack -- Mohs surgery / Desiree Ratner and Jennifer L. MacGregor -- Cutaneous flaps / Tatyana Humphreys -- Techniques in skin grafting / Deborah F. MacFarlane -- Nail surgery and malignant tumors of the nail unit / Deborah F. MacFarlane and Richard K. Scher -- Practical management of melanoma / Mark F. Naylor -- Skin cancer in skin of color / Brooke A. Jackson -- Management of skin cancers in solid organ transplant recipients / John Carucci and Dariush Moussai -- Imaging of head and neck skin cancer / Komal Shah, Jane Onufer, and Deborah F. MacFarlane -- Radiation oncology in skin cancer treatment / Susan L. McGovern and Matthew T. Ballo -- When to refer out / Daniel M. Siegel, Laura T. Cepeda, and Deborah F. MacFarlane -- Chemoprevention of skin cancer / Fiona Zwald and David Lambert.
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  • Skin Cancer: A Practical Approach presents a comprehensive and up to date overview on skin cancer. With an emphasis on practical aspects that will set the basis for guidelines of treatment, the volume presents different diagnostic tools to help physicians obtain the proper diagnosis. Written by a worldwide base of experts selected on their recognized expertise on the different themes discussed, Skin Cancer: A Practical Approach is a valuable resource for investigators in the field of skin cancer, including pathologists, medical and surgical oncologists, dermatologists, general surgeons, and veterinary oncologists.
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  • Rheumatologic diseases are highly associated with clinical symptoms of the skin, nails, and mucosal membranes. This book provides the practicing rheumatologist with a rapid, easy to consult reference to help interpret the nature of these cutaneous lesions and then quickly decide upon the appropriate follow-up tests. Utilizing an abundance of informative photographs, it contains all of the essential information needed for early diagnosis and treatment. This comprehensive guide properly orients the practitioner within the challenging world of rheumatologic disorders of the skin and gives insight into when consultation with a dermatologist is advisable.
  • Skin of color 2013, Springer
    This book serves as a practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of common skin disorders in patients with skin of color. Emphasizing practical insights into diagnosis and treatment of skin and hair disorders in darker skinned patient populations, Skin of Color offers a detailed discussion of the nuances of treating skin of color. Topics of discussion include: management of acne, keloids, melasma, postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, acne keloidalis nuchae, alopecias, and the safe and effective use of chemical peels, laser procedures, and injectable fillers and toxins in skin of color patients.
  • Skin protection 2007, Karger
  • Sleep 2005, CRCnetBASE
  • Sleep and aging. 1st ed. 2005, ScienceDirect
  • Sleep and Anesthesia 2011, Springer
    Sleep and anesthesia resemble in many ways at a first glance. The most prominent common feature of course is the loss of consciousness, i.e. the loss of awareness of external stimuli. However a closer look at the loss of consciousness reveals already a difference between sleep and anesthesia: anesthesia is induced by an anesthetic drug whereas we may fall asleep without external cause. Other questions may arise about the difference of the two effects: do we dream during surgery under anesthesia, do we feel pain during sleep? Essentially, we may ask: what is common and what are the differences.
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  • GABA[subscript A] receptor subtypes in sedation and hypnosis / Esa R. Korpi -- Sleep hippocampal theta rhythm and sensory processing / Marisa Pedemonte and Ricardo A. Velluti -- Monoaminergic mechanisms in the regulation of sleep-wakefulness: special emphasis on preoptic noradrenergic system / Vijay Ramesh and Velayudhan Mohan Kumar -- REM sleep function and brain monoamine regulation: an application of the search activity concept / Vadim S. Rotenberg -- Role of wakefulness area in the brainstem reticular formation in regulating rapid eye movement sleep / Birendra N. Mallick ... [et al.] -- The mechanistic relationship between NREM sleep and anesthesia / Laura E. Nelson, Nicholas P. Franks, and Mervyn Maze -- Time-dependent psychotropic drug effects: hints of pharmacochronomics, broader than circadian time structures / Haruo Nagayama ... [et al.] -- Melatonin interaction with BZ-Gaba[subscript A] receptors: implications for sleep induction / Lennard P. Niles -- Melatonin: a chronobiotic that not only shifts rhythms / Dieter Kunz and Richard Mahlberg -- Melatonin and human sleep / Irina V. Zhdanova -- Melatonin efficacy to treat circadian alterations of sleep in Alzheimer's disease / Daniel P. Cardinali ... [et al.] -- Pharmacotherapy for seasonal affective disorder / Timo Partonen -- Use and discontinuation of hypnosedative medications / Mirko Petrovic -- Long-term use of sleeping pills in chronic insomnia / Milton Kramer -- Risks of chronic hypnotic use / Daniel F. Kripke -- Effects of psychotropics on driving performance / Henry J. Moller, Colin M. Shapiro, and Leonid Kayumov -- Diagnosis, pathophysiology and treatment of hypersomnias / Sebastiaan Overeem and Michel Billiard -- Chronic disease and sleep architecture pharmacotherapeutic considerations / James J. Herdegen -- Benzodiazepines for sedation in infants and children / Eugene Ng and Vibhuti Shah -- The pharmacological management of fatigue and sleepiness in affective disorders / Karl Doghramji -- Next-day residual effects of sleeping medications on driving ability: a review of the literature / Joris C. Verster, Marinus N. Verbaten, and Edmund R. Volkerts -- Sleep and pain / Wilfred R. Pigeon, Hyung Park, and Michael J. Sateia -- Head injuries and sleep / Chanth Seyone and Babita Kara -- Psychopharmacological management of restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movements in sleep / Raed Hawa ... [et al.] -- A comparison of visual analog scale and categorical ratings in assessing the patient's estimate of sleep quality / Nava Zisapel, Ricardo Tarrasch, and Moshe Laudon -- The pharmacostrategy of treating sleep disorders in Parkinsonism / Jean-Jacques Askenasy -- The neuropharmacology of nightmares / J.F. Pagel -- The night eating syndrome / Grethe Seta Birketvedt and Jon R. Florholmen -- Drug effects on dreaming / Mehmet Yucel Agargun and Hanefi Ozbek -- Sleep problems in primary care / Alan G. Wade -- SSRIs and sleep in man / Sue J. Wilson and David J. Nutt -- Sleep and antipsychotic drugs in schizophrenia patients / Jaime M. Monti and Daniel Monti -- Sleep and epilepsy: from interrelationships to influence of antiepileptic drugs / Antonio Martins da Silva ... [et all.] -- Herbal medicines and sleep / Marcello Spinella.
  • Sleep apnea 2006, Karger
    Electrical stimulation of the upper airways muscles / Randerath, W.J. -- Cardiac pacemaker therapy in sleep apnea / Schichtl, T., Pfeifer, M. -- Surgical treatment for obstructive sleep apnea / Boudewyns, A.N., Van de Heyning, P.H. -- Alternative therapies for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome : behavioral and pharmacological options / Smith, I.E. -- Central sleep apnea, hypoventilation syndromes, and periodic breathing disorders / Caples, S.M., Somers, V.K. -- Cardiovascular complications of sleep-related breathing disorders / Naughton, M.T., Sanner, B.M. -- Sleep-related breathing disorders in children / Amin, R.S. ... [et al.] -- Sleep-related breathing disorders in the elderly / Cooke, J.R., Ancoli-Israel, S. -- Sleep-disordered breathing in pregnancy / Sullivan, C.E., Edwards, N.Obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome definitions of pathophysiology / De Backer, W. -- Oxidative stress--the culprit of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome / Lavie, L., Lavie, P. -- Genetics aspects of the obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome / Riha, R.L. -- Upper airway muscles in obstructive respiratory sleep disorders / Svanborg, E. -- Obstructive sleep apnea : clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment / Yim, S., Jordan, A., Malhotra, A. -- Automatic positive airway pressure titration and treatment / Randerath, W.J. -- Treatment humidification in sleep-related breathing disorders / Benjafield, A.V., Richards, G.N. -- Oral appliances in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and snoring / Marklund, M.Sleep disorders and their classification--an overview / Lévy, P., Viot-Blanc, V., Pépin, J.-L -- Physiology of sleep and dreaming / Penzel, T., Kesper, K. -- Physiology of breathing during sleep / Schäfer, T. -- Physiology of the cardiovascular, endocrine, and renal systems during sleep / Peter, J.G., Fietze, I. -- History and questionnaires / Rühle K.-H. -- Objectifying sleepiness / Hein, H. -- Portable monitoring systems / Hein, H. -- Polysomnography / Penzel, T. -- Nasal, lung, and cardiovascular function tests / Galetke, W. -- Upper airway imaging in sleep apnea syndrome / Pinto Basto, R., Rodenstein, D.O. -- Upper airway obstruction in snoring and upper airway resistance syndrome / Kirkness, J.P. ... [et al.].
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    Diurnal molecular rhythms : unrecognized critical determinants of cardiovascular health and disease / Michael J. Sole and Tami A. Martino -- Lower brainstem mechanisms of cardiorespiratory integration / Patrice G. Guyenet -- Mechanical interactions between the respiratory and circulatory systems / Sheldon Magder -- Respiratory and cardiac activity during sleep onset / John Trinder and Christian L. Nicholas -- Physiological effects of sleep on the cardiovascular system / Richard L. Horner -- Sleep apnea and alterations in glucose metabolism / Naresh M. Punjabi -- Oxidative stress, inflammation, and vascular function in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome / John Garvey ... [et al.] -- Obesity, sleep apnea, and the cardiorespiratory effects of leptin / Kenneth R. McGaffin and Christopher P. O'Donnell -- Influence of sleep and sleep apnea on autonomic control of the cardiovascular system / Krzystof Narkiewicz -- Epidemiological evidence for an association between sleep apnea, hypertension and cardiovascular disease / Yamini S. Levitzky and Susan Redline -- Treatment of hypertension in sleep apnea / Oded Friedman and Alexander G. Logan -- Sleep apnea and cardiac arrhythmias / Richard S.T. Leung and Clodagh M. Ryan -- Obstructive sleep apnea and atherosclerosis / Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho and Luciano F. Drager -- Sleep apnea and stroke / Massimiliano M. Siccoli and Claudio L. Bassetti -- Circadian rhythm of cardiac and cerebrovascular ischemic events / Dan Sprajja and Apoor S. Gami -- Quantitative models of periodic breathing and Cheyne-Stokes respiration / Michael C.K. Khoo -- Pathophysiological interactions between sleep apnea and heart failure / Dai Yamino, John S. Floras, and T. Douglas Bradley -- Prevalence and prognostic significance of obstructive and central sleep apnea in heart failure / Paula A. Lanfranchi -- Treatment of obstructive and central sleep apnea in patients with heart failure / Matthew T. Naughton and Michael Arzt.
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    Perspectives / Wynne Chen and Clete A. Kushida -- History of sleep deprivation / William C. Dement, Clete A. Kushida, and Judy Chang -- Animal models of sleep deprivation / Joan C. Hendricks -- Sleep deprivation/fragmentation paradigms. Total sleep deprivation / Chiara Cirelli and Giulio Tononi. Partial and sleep-state selective deprivation / Carol A. Landis. Sleep fragmentation / Michael H. Bonnet -- Extrinsic factors affecting sleep loss/deprivation. Environmental influences on sleep and sleep deprivation / Kenneth P. Wright, Jr. Shift work / June J. Pilcher. Medications, drugs of abuse, and alcohol / Jonathan A.E. Fleming and Clete A. Kushida. Factors affecting test performance / Tracy F. Kuo and Clete A. Kushida -- Intrinsic factors affecting sleep loss/deprivation: cognitive, physiologic, and molecular associations. Attention and memory changes / Geneviève Forest and Roger Godbout. Cortical and electroencephalographic changes / Luca A. Finelli. Physiological and neurophysiological changes / Mahesh M. Thakkar and Robert W. McCarley. Metabolic and endocrine changes / Karine Spiegel, Rachel Leproult, and Eve Van Cauter. Thermoregulatory changes / Paul J. Shaw. Biochemical changes / Birendra N. Mallick, Vibha Madan, and Mohammad Faisal. Immunologic changes / Sarosh J. Motivala and Michael Irwin. Changes in gene expression / Chiara Cirelli. Criteria for classifying genes as sleep or wake genes / Priyattam J. Shiromani ... [et al.] -- Intrinsic factors affecting sleep loss/deprivation: psychiatric associations. Mood changes / Camellia P. Clark. Antidepressant effects / Joseph C. Wu ... [et al.] Personality/psychopathologic changes / Camellia P. Clark, J. Christian Gillin, and Barbara L. Parry -- Other intrinsic factors affecting sleep loss/deprivation. Age and individual determinants of sleep loss effects / Hélène Gaudreau, Julie Carrier, and Bwanga-Mukishi Tchiteya. Homeostatic and circadian influences / Joel H. Benington.
  • The cognitive and behavioral implications of sleep deprivation have been noted in the medical literature for many years. In addition, emerging research continues to demonstrate the contribution of sleep deprivation to some of the most common and costly health conditions today. Sleep Deprivation and Disease provides clinically relevant scientific information to help clinicians, public health professionals, and researchers recognize the ramifications of sleep deprivation across a broad spectrum of health topics. This timely reference covers sleep physiology, experimental approaches to sleep deprivation and measurement of its consequences, as well as health and operational consequences of sleep deprivation. Clinical challenges and areas of uncertainty are also presented in order to encourage future advancements in sleep medicine and help patients avoid the outcomes associated with the myriad causes of sleep deprivation.
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    Concept of sleep medicine and of neurosomnology / Antonio Culebras -- Disorders of development and maturation of sleep / Stephen H. Sheldon -- Sleep disorders associated with mental retardation / Michael J. Rack -- Insomnia in neurology / Federica Provini, Carolina Lombardi, and Elio Lugaresi -- Delayed sleep phase disorder and other circadian rhythm sleep disorders / Baruch El-Ad -- Narcolepsy / Claudio L. Bassetti -- Secondary narcolepsy / Thomas E. Scammell -- Hypocretin, hypothalamic system / Christian R. Baumann and Claudio L. Bassetti -- Idiopathic hypersomnia and recurrent hypersomnia / Douglas B. Kirsch and Ronald D. Chervin -- Motor disorders of sleep: periodic, aperiodic, and rhythmic motor disorders / Roberto Vetrugno and Pasquale Montagna -- Restless legs syndrome / Renata Egatz, Belen Cabrero, and Diego Garcia-Borreguero -- Periodic leg movements of sleep / Diego Garcia-Borreguero, Oscar Larrosa, and Renata Egatz -- Sleep in Parkinson's disease / Robert L. Rodnitzky -- Epilepsy and sleep / Bradley V. Vaughn and O'Neill F. D'Cruz -- Somnambulism, somniloquy, and sleep terrors / Rosalia Silvestri -- Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder / Mark W. Mahowald and Carlos H. Schenck --Obstructive and nonobstructive sleep apnea: the neurological perspective / Gulcin Benbir and Christian Guilleminault -- Sleep apnea and stroke / Antonio Culebras -- Sleep disturbances in dementia and other neurodegenerative -- disorders / Alon Y. Avidan -- Autonomic dysfunctions in sleep disorders / Pietro Cortelli and Carolina Lombardi -- Headache disorders and sleep / Antonio Culebras -- Sleep in traumatic brain injury and other acquired central nervous system conditions / Mark W. Mahowald -- Sleep disorders associated with multiple sclerosis / Antonio Culebras -- Sleep disorders and neuromuscular disorders / Antonio Culebras --Stimulant-dependent and hypnotic-dependent sleep disorders / Harold R. Smith.
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  • Sleep physiology -- Extent and health consequences of chronic sleep loss and sleep disorders -- Functional and economic impact of sleep loss and sleep-related disorders -- Improving awareness, diagnosis, and treatment of sleep disorders -- Ensuring adequate diagnosis and treatment : access, capacity, and technology development -- Opportunities to improve career development in somnology -- Bolstering somnology and sleep disorders research programs -- Building sleep programs in academic health centers.
  • In Sleep Disorders in Women: A Guide to Practical Management, 2nd Edition, a multidisciplinary panel of eminent researchers and practicing clinicians comprehensively updates the multifaceted aspects of sleep disorders in women at different stages of life, illuminating the unique impact that each reproductive and endocrine stage has on both normal sleep and sleep disorders. This title not only introduces primary care physicians and health care providers to the discipline of sleep disorders in women, it also will appeal to a broader set of specialists as it summarizes the latest, cutting-edge research and presents it in a succinct and clinically relevant manner. The goal of this book is to help physicians recognize the symptom patterns of sleep disorders in their female patients, guide them in diagnosing and treating these patients in a timely fashion, and help in the elimination of gender bias in sleep medicine research and care. An invaluable addition to the literature, Sleep Disorders in Women: A Guide to Practical Management, 2nd Edition again fills an important niche by being an accessible, comprehensive, multidisciplinary review on sleep disorders in women.
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    Introduction / William C. Dement -- An overview of normal sleep / Sudhansu Chokroverty -- Sleep deprivation and sleepiness / Sudhansu Chokroverty -- Neurobiology of rapid eye movement and non-rapid eye movement sleep / Robert W. McCarley -- Neurophysiologic mechanisms of slow-wave (non-rapid eye movement) sleep / Mircea Steriade -- Neurotransmitters, neurochemistry, and the clinical pharmacology of sleep / Max Hirshkowitz, Mary Wilcox Rose and Amir Sharafkhaneh -- Physiologic changes in sleep / Sudhansu Chokroverty -- Circadian timing and sleep-wake regulation / Robert Y. Moore -- Sleep and memory consolidation / Matthew P. Walker and Robert Stickgold -- Dreaming in sleep-disordered patients / Rosalind Cartwright -- Polysomnographic technique : an overview / Sharon A. Keenan -- Electroencephalography, electromyography, and electro-oculography : general principles and basic technology / Thaddeus S. Walczak and Sudhansu Chokroverty -- Electrocardiographic technology of cardiac arrhythmias / Daniel M. Shindler and John B. Kostis -- Evaluation and monitoring of respiratory function / Reena Meara and Kingman P. Strohl -- Neuroimaging in sleep and sleep disorders / Martin Desseilles ... [et al.] -- Measurement of sleepiness and alertness : multiple sleep latency test / Thomas Roth and Timothy A. Roehrs -- The maintenance of wakefulness test / Karl Doghramji -- Clinical polysomnography and the evolution of recording and scoring technique / Max Hirshkowitz and Amir Sharafkhaneh -- Approach to the patient with sleep complaints / Sudhansu Chokroverty -- Classification of sleep disorders / Michael J. Thorpy -- Epidemiology of sleep disorders / Maurice Moyses Ohayon and Christian Guilleminault -- Human and animal genetics of sleep and sleep disorders / Stéphanie Maret, Yves Dauvilliers, and Mehdi Tafti -- Nutrition and sleep / Markku Partinen -- Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome / Christian Guilleminault and Michael Zupancic -- Positive airway pressure in the treatment of sleep apnea-hypopnea / Mark H. Sanders ... [et al.] -- Nature and treatment of insomnia / Charles M. Morin and Ruth M. Benca -- Narcolepsy / Christian Guilleminault and Vivien C. Abad -- Motor functions and dysfunctions of sleep / Wayne A. Hening ... [et al.] -- Sleep, breathing, and neurologic disorders / Sudhansu Chokroverty and Pasquale Montagna -- Sleep and epilepsy / Sudhansu Chokroverty and Pasquale Montagna -- Dreaming in neurologic disorders / Mark Solms and Susan Malcolm-Smith -- Sleep in psychiatric disorders / Peter L. Franzen and Daniel J. Buysse -- Sleep disturbances in general medical disorders / Sudhansu Chokroverty -- Circadian rhythm disorders / Mark W. Mahowald and Milton G. Ettinger -- Parasomnias / Jacques Montplaisir ... [et al.] -- Sleep disorders in the elderly / Sudhansu Chokroverty -- Sleep disorders of childhood / Richard Ferber -- Evolution of sleep from birth through adolescence, and sleep-disordered breathing in children / Timothy F. Hoban -- Women's sleep / Helen S. Driver and Eileen P. Sloan -- Sleep-related violence : forensic medicine issues / Mark W. Mahowald and Carlos H. Schenck.
  • Sleep disorders. Part I-II pt. 1-2, 2011., ScienceDirect
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  • Sleep loss and obesity 2012, Springer
    Circadian Clock Genes and the Regulation of Sleep /Thomas Curie and Paul Franken --Clock Genes and Energy Metabolism /Hee-Kyung Hong, Wenyu Huang, Kathryn Moynihan Ramsey, Biliana Marcheva and Joseph Bass --Neural Circuitry Responsible for Sleep and Wakefulness /Roda Rani Konadhode, Dheeraj Pelluru and Priyattam J. Shiromani --Feeding as a Reward Mechanism /Ralph J. DiLeone, Nandakumar S. Narayanan and Douglas J. Guarnieri --Plasticity of Brain Feeding Circuits in Response to Food /Tamas Horvath --The Neurogenetics of Energy Balance /Martin G. Myers Jr. --Short Sleep and Obesity Risk in Children /Chantelle N. Hart, Elizabeth S. Kuhl and Elissa Jelalian --Circadian Misalignment and Sleep Disruption in Shift Work: Implications for Fatigue and Risk of Weight Gain and Obesity /Rachel R. Markwald and Kenneth P. Wright Jr. --Sleep Apnea and Obesity /Vidya Krishnan and Sanjay R. Patel --The Connection Between Sleep Loss, Obesity, and Type 2 Diabetes /Silvana Pannain, Guglielmo Beccuti and Eve Van Cauter --Sleep Disturbances: Impact on Risk and Severity of Diabetes /Kelly A. Holes-Lewis --Insufficient Sleep and Cardiovascular Disease /Susan Redline --Clinical Guidelines for the Evaluation of Adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnea /Lawrence J. Epstein --Pharmacological Treatment of Obesity /Dhiraj G. Kabra, Uma D. Kabra, Matthias H. Tschöp and Susanna Hofmann --Bariatric Surgery for Treatment of Obesity /Mark J. Perna, Thomas Karl Byrne and Chitharanja C. Pullattrana.
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  • A new addition to the Neurology in Practice series, Sleep Medicine in Neurology is a practical guide for neurologists diagnosing and managing sleep disorders in their patients. As a part of the series, various feature boxes are highlighted throughout. ""Tips and Tricks"" give suggestions on how to improve outcomes through practical technique or patient questioning. In addition, ""Caution"" warning boxes supply helpful advice on how to avoid problems and 'Science Revisited' boxes offer quick reminders of the basic science principles necessary for understanding the presented concepts.
  • "Human Impact Assessment (HuIA) is a relatively new concept describing an integrated process that encompasses both Health Impact Assessment and Social Impact Assessment and is used to anticipate the effects of programs, projects and decisions on human health and welfare. Sleep occupies approximately one-third of our lives, but its human impact remains largely unrecognized. The prevalence of excessive sleepiness is recognized to be increasing in industrialized societies. Sleepiness and fatigue have high costs in terms of both lives lost and socioeconomic impact. Sleepiness and Human Impact Assessment provides a comprehensive exploration of many different facets of sleepiness in our 24-hour society from the new HuIA point of view. Among the covered issues are the physiology and pathophysiology of sleep, its relationship to daytime alertness, fatigue and drugs, the relevance of sleep-related fatigue in various occupational settings and public safety. This book will be of assistance to physicians, occupational health professionals, ergonomists, researchers and decision-makers as they strive to understand the full significance of sleepiness and to create a culture of accountability in everyday life without sleep-related risks."--Publisher's website.
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  • Slit lamp 2014, Springer
    In this book the author describes in detail the history, construction, and examination potential of the slit lamp. In particular, however, he presents a new approach videography that allows the ophthalmologist to document all (!) eye diseases with the slit lamp and a video camera in a practicable, rapid, and affordable manner. The necessary methods, techniques, and equipment, including converging, diverging, and contact lenses, are clearly explained in the text and four didactic videos. The 20 most important videographic settings are described, and recipes for their use are presented, along with diagnostic tips. The accompanying collection of clinical images represents the world's first ever general atlas of ophthalmology from the perspective of the slit lamp. The author has already demonstrated proof of the value of ophthalmological videography in his own practice. It is his hope that this introductory book, with its many images never previously produced with a slit lamp, will stimulate others to exploit the approach's potential.
  • Slow oscillations in perspective and in detail -- Slow brain oscillations of sleep, resting, state, and vigilance -- Electrophysiological correlates of sleep homeostasis in freely behaving rats -- Involvement of cytokines in slow wave sleep -- Sleep and resting state EEG-profile as heritable endophenotype and during development -- Genetic determination of sleep EEG profiles in healthy humans -- Developmental aspects of sleep slow waves: linking sleep, brain maturation and behavior -- Phasic events during slow oscillations -- Phasic modulation of cortical high-frequency oscillations by pedunculopontine neurons -- Slow oscillations orchestrating fast oscillations and memory consolidation -- Spontaneous neural activity during human non-rapid eye movement sleep -- Thalamocortical and cortico-hippocampal network interactions during slow sleep oscillations -- Neuronal plasticity and thalamocortical sleep and waking oscillations -- Infraslow (<0.1 Hz) oscillations in thalamic relay nuclei: basic mechanisms and significance to health and diseaes states -- Hippocampal-cortical interactions and the dynamics of memory trace reactivation -- Cortica synchronization and travelling of slow oscillations -- Long-range correlation of the membrane potential in neocortical neurons during slow oscillation -- Temporal dynamics of cortical sources underlying spontaneous and peripherally evoked slow waves -- Functional beliefs of slow oscillations during sleep -- Sleep and developmental plasticity: not just for kids -- Evoked electrical and cerebral vascular responses during sleep and following sleep deprivation -- Reduction of nocturnal slow-wave activity affects daytime vigilance lapses and memory encoding but not reaction time or implicit learning -- Infraslow oscillations in resting state network activity during sleep and wakefulness -- Spectral characteristics of resting state networks -- Modulation of the brain's functional network architecture in the transition from wake to sleep -- Spontaneous fMRI activity during resting wakefulness and sleep -- Infraslow oscillations, consciousness and performance -- Hypnotic modulation of resting state mMRI default mode and extrinsic network connectivity -- Multimodal neuroimaging in patients with disorders of consciousness showing functional hemispherectomy -- Roles of multiscale brain activity fluctuations in shaping the variability and dynamics of psychophysical performance.
  • Smad signal transduction 2006, Springer
  • Small animal imaging 2011, Springer
  • Small bowel obstruction 2007, Springer
  • Like many fields of science, the future of medicine is frequently predicted by the science fiction writers of today, very much as many of today's medical advances were presaged by science fiction stories of the past. In this book, physician and science fiction author Brad Aiken conveys his own speculations about our medical future through nine highly entertaining and thought-provoking short stories. Touching upon a great variety of themes, including but not limited to telemedicine and remote surgery, vaccination strategies against unknown deathly pathogens, nanomedicine to cure diseases and retard ageing, bionics, cloning and euthanasia, we get a glimpse of what might be awaiting humanity. Yet, in these stories it is always the protagonists, humans after all, who remain at the center stage, not the new technologies. This provides the fictional material with a unique blend of science fiction and social fantasy. It also warns us to be wary of the pitfalls of too much reliance on dehumanizing technology and to make sure it remains our helper, not our master. Last but not least, an extensive scientific essay investigates the interplay between science fiction and both past and current advances in medical sciences and technology, making the link to the fictional material in the book as well as to the relevant scientific literature.
  • Children born small for gestational age : definitions and etiology / Wollmann, H.A. -- Diagnosis and management of in utero growth failure / Odibo, A.O.; Sadovsky, Y. -- Fetal growth restriction and the developmental origins of adult disease hypothesis : experimental studies and biological consequences / Krechowec, S.O.; Thompson, N.M.; Breier, B.H. -- Molecular genetic disorders of fetal growth / Chernausek, S.D. -- Birth weight and later risk of type 2 diabetes / Harder, T. ... [et al.] -- Low birth weight and optimal fetal development : a global perspective / Franko, K.L. ... [et. al.] -- Insulin-like growth factor/growth hormone axis in intrauterine growth and its role in intrauterine growth retardation / Kiess, W. ... [et al.] -- Clinical management of small-for-gestational-age babies / Knüpfer, M. -- Management of short stature in small-for-gestational-age children / Dahlgren, J. -- Puberty and adrenarche in small-for-gestational-age children / Hokken-Koelega, A.C.S. -- Neurological and intellectual consequences of being born small for gestational age / Tuvemo, T.; Lundgren, E.M. -- Low birth weight in developing countries / Qadir, M.; Bhutta, Z.A.
  • Small group research 2012, Springer
  • Small GTPases and their regulators. Part A-C pt. A-C, 1995., ScienceDirect
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    Fulltext pt. C ScienceDirect
    pt. A. Ras family -- pt. B. Rho family -- pt. C. Proteins involved in transport.
  • Small GTPases in disease. Part A-B pt. A-B, 2008., ScienceDirect
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  • Small molecule microarrays 2010, Springer Protocols
    The Expanding World of Small Molecule Microarrays / Mahesh Uttamchandani and Shao Q. Yao -- Construction of Photo-Cross-Linked Microarrays of Small Molecules / Naoki Kanoh -- Small Molecule Microarray : Functional-Group Specific Immobilization of Small Molecules / Hyang Yeon Lee and Seung Bum Park -- Detecting Protein-Small Molecule Interactions Using Fluorous Small Molecule Microarrays / Arturo J. Vegas and Angela N. Koehler -- A Method for Small Molecule Microarray-Based Screening for the Rapid Discovery of Affinity-Based Probes / Haibin Shi, Mahesh Uttamchandani, and Shao Q. Yao -- Nanodroplet Chemical Microarrays and Label-Free Assays / Dhaval Gosalia and Scott L. Diamond -- Nanodroplet Microarrays for High-Throughput Enzyme Screening / Kang L.D. Aw, Shao Q. Yao, and Mahesh Uttamchandani.The Application of the Chemical Array for Biological Study / Isao Miyazaki, Siro Simizu, and Hiroyuki Osada -- Peptide Arrays with a Chip / Alexander Nesterov, Edgar Dörsam, Yun-Chien Cheng, Christopher Schirwitz, Frieder Märkle, Felix Löffler, Kai König, Volker Stadler, Ralf Bischoff, and Frank Breitling -- In situ Chemical Modification of Peptide Microarrays : Characterization by Desorption/Ionization on Silicon Nanowires / Gaëlle Piret, Herv Drobecq, Carine Rouanet, Karim Chemlal, Anne-Sophie Debrie, Jean-Michel Hougardy, Françoise Mascart, Camille Locht, and Oleg Melnyk -- Peptide Microarrays on Coated Silicon Slides for Highly Sensitive Antibody Detection / Marina Cretich, Francesco Damin, Renato Longhi, Cecilia Gotti, Clelia Galati, Lucio Renna, and Marcella Chiari.Antibody Signatures Defined by High-Content Peptide Microarray Analysis / Antonia Masch, Johannes Zerweck, Ulf Reimer, Holger Wenschuh, and Mike Schutkowski -- High Density Peptide Microarrays for Proteome-Wide Fingerprinting of Kinase Activities in Cell Lysates / Alexandra Thiele, Matthias Weiwad, Johannes Zerweck, Gunter Fischer, and Mike Schutkowski -- A Peptide Microarray for Detecting Protein Kinase Activity in Cell Lysates / Xiaoming Han and Yoshiki Katayama -- Chemical Microarrays Constructed by Selective Attachment of Hydrazide-Conjugated Substances to Epoxide Surfaces and Their Applications / Sungjin Park, Myung-Ryul Lee, and Injae Shin -- A Microarray-Based Method to Perform Nucleic Acid Selections / Olga Aminova and Matthew D. Disney.
  • Extensive research into the molecular mechanisms of cancer has heralded a new age of targeted therapy. The field of personalized cancer therapy is now growing rapidly, and the progress being made will result in significant changes in the treatment algorithms for cancer patients. Numerous novel targets that are crucial for the survival of cancer cells can be attacked by small molecules such as protein tyrosine kinase inhibitors. This book, written by acknowledged experts, discusses in detail the most recent developments in targeted cancer therapy using small molecules. A wide range of small molecules is covered, including, in addition to tyrosine kinase inhibitors, mTOR, proteasome, and multikinase inhibitors, among others. For each molecule, aspects such as chemical structure, mechanism of action, drug targets, drug interactions, preclinical studies, clinical trials, treatment applications, and toxicity are discussed.
  • Small RNAs 2006, Springer
  • Introduction -- Inheritance of small supernumerary marker chromosomes -- Formation of small supernumerary marker chromosomes -- Small supernumerary marker chromosomes in genetic diagnostics and counseling -- Small supernumerary marker chromosomes known to be correlated with specific syndromes -- Centric small supernumerary marker chromosomes -- Neocentric small supernumerary marker chromosomes by chromosome -- Multiple small supernumerary marker chromosomes -- Small supernumerary marker chromosomes additionally to other chromosomal rearrangements -- Complex small supernumerary marker chromosomes -- Small supernumerary marker chromosomes and tumors -- Appendix: Patient organizations in connection with small supernumerary marker chromosomes -- Glossary.
  • Hydrogen-bonded synthetic mimics of protein secondary structure as disruptors of protein-protein interactions / M.J. Adler, A.G. Jamieson and Andrew D. Hamilton -- Small-molecule inhibitors of IL-2/IL-2R : Lessons learned and applied / C.G. Wilson and M.R. Arkin -- Small molecule inhibitors of the human papillomavirus E1-E2 interaction / P.W. White, Anne-Marie Faucher and Nathalie Goudreau -- Design of small-molecule Smac mimetics as IAP antagonists / Shaomeng Wang -- Small-molecule inhibitors reveal a new function for Bcl-2 as a proangiogenic signaling molecule / Benjamin D. Zeitlin and Jacques E. Nör -- Small-molecule modulators of c-Myc/Max and Max/Max interactions / Thorsten Berg -- Small-molecule inhibitors of the p53-MDM2 interaction / Binh T. Vu and Lyubomir Vassilev.
  • Smallpox, a history 2013, ebrary
    "Scientifically known as Variola major, the deadliest form of smallpox has plagued mankind since 'time immemorial.' This text chronicles the worldwide effects of the killer disease, with particular emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries, including the devastations of the "speckled disease" during great armed conflicts"--Provided by publisher.
  • Smart biosensor technology 2007, CRCnetBASE
  • Smart polymers. 2nd ed. 2008, CRCnetBASE
  • Smith & Tanagho's General urology 2013 (18th ed.), AccessSurgery
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  • From nicotine dependence to genetic determinants of smoking -- State of the art of smoking habits in the world -- Smoking-related diseases epidemiology -- Smoking-related cancer epidemiology -- Classical determinants of smoking initiation -- Smoking prevention in the communities -- Smoking prevention through mass media campaigns -- How to tackle smoking at the population level -- Smoking among health professionals -- Basic principles of smoking cessation techniques -- Smoking cessation among different settings -- Media and smoking cessation -- Ethical aspects of tobacco smoking -- Economic issues related to tobacco smoking -- Appendix.
  • Viscosity -- Law of Poiseuille -- Bernoulli's equation -- Turbulence -- Arterial stenosis -- Resistance -- Inertance -- Oscillatory flow theory -- Law of Laplace -- Elasticity -- Compliance -- Cardiac muscle mechanics -- The pressure-volume relation -- The pump function graph -- Cardiac work, energy and power -- Cardiac oxygen consumption and hemodynamics -- Cardiac power and ventriculo-arterial coupling -- The coronary circulation -- Assessing ventricular function -- Wave travel and velocity -- Wave travel and reflection -- Waveform analysis -- Arterial input impedance -- The arterial windkessel -- Distributed models and tube models -- Transfer of pressure -- Mechanotransduction and vascular remodeling -- Blood flow and arterial disease -- Determinants of pressure and flow -- Comparative physiology -- Times and sines: Fourier analysis -- Basic hemodynamic elements -- Vessel segment -- Wave speed and characteristic impedance -- Basic aspects -- Books for reference -- Symbols -- Units and conversion factors.
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  • Social conquest of earth. 1st ed. 2012, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Based on a lifetime of pioneering research, preeminent naturalist Edward O. Wilson gives us a new history of human evolution, presented in an elegant and provocative narrative that promises to have reverberations in fields as diverse as anthropology and social psychology, neuroscience and 21st-century intellectual and religious history. Wilson begins by addressing three "fundamental questions" of religion and philosophy that have fascinated thinkers for centuries: Where did we come from? What are we? Where are we going? Writing that "the origin of modern humanity was a stroke of luck, good for our species for a while, bad for most of the rest of life forever," Wilson traces the rise of Homo sapiens from its infancy, drawing on his remarkable knowledge of biology and social behavior to present us with the clearest explanation ever produced as to the origin of the human condition. Wilson also reveals how "group selection" can be the only model for explaining man's origins and domination, and warns that it has now accelerated--through unregulated and untrammeled growth--to such a point that the planet as we know it is being threatened.--From publisher description.From the most celebrated heir to Darwin comes a groundbreaking book on evolution, the summa work of Edward O. Wilson's legendary career.
  • "The thirteen case studies presented in this publication describe experiences with implementing public health programs that intend to address social determinants and to have a great impact on health equity. They also document the real-life challenges in implementing such programs, including the challenges in scaling up, managing policy changes, managing intersectoral processes, adjusting design and ensuring sustainability"--Publisher's description.
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    "Serious disparities continue to exist especially with regard to African-American men who continue to suffer disproportionately from poor health when compared to other racial, ethnic, and gender groups in the United States. This book covers the most important issues relating to social determinants of health and also offers viable strategies for reducing health disparities." --Excerpts from publisher description.
  • Chapter 1. Introduction / Jonathan Wells, Simon Strickland, and Kevin Laland -- Chapter 2. An Introduction to evolutionary models of human social behavior / Kevin Laland and Gillian Brown -- 3. How niche construction contributes to human gene-culture coevolution / John Odling-Smee -- Chapter 4. State and value : a perspective from behavioral ecology / John M. McNamara and Alasdair I. Houston -- Chapter 5. An Agnostic view of memes / Robert Aunger -- Chapter 6. Biological ends and human social information transmission / Jonathan Wells and Simon Strickland -- Chapter 7. The Significance of socially transmitted information for nutrition and health in the great ape Clade / Andrew Whiten -- Chapter 8. Language : costs and benefits of a specialized system for social information transmission / Daniel Nettle -- Chapter 9. The Evolution of social information transmission in Homo / Steven Mithen -- Chapter 10. From cultural history to cultural evolution : an archaeological perspective on social information transmission / Stephen Shennan -- Chapter 11. The Uptake of modern contraception in a Gambian community : the diffusion of an innovation over 25 years / Ruth Mace, Nadine Allal, Rebecca Sear, and Andrew Prentice -- Chapter 12. Sex without birth or death : a comparison of two international humanitarian movements / John Cleland and Susan Watkins -- Chapter 13. Smoking and the new health education in Britain, 1950s-1970s / Virginia Berridge and Kelly Loughlin -- Chapter 14. The Demographic and health impact of the one child family policy / Therese Hesketh -- Chapter 14. Social trends and psychopathology / Roland Littlewood -- Chapter 16. Epilogue : memory, tradition, and teleology / Simon Strickland.
  • This report sets out to illuminate the different ways people seek health information as well as how people use online social tools to share knowledge with loved ones, fellow patients, and caregivers.
  • Social media has been clearly changing the way medicine is practiced and healthcare is delivered. Medical professionals must be able to meet the special needs of technology-aware patients and use digital technologies in their work and communications properly. Each physician should find the tools that will assist them in their workflow, and patients need to be educated how to use the internet. It is the responsibility of medical professionals to contribute to this process. The constantly evolving digital world must be used in the practice of medicine to improve the care of patients. However, the only way to do so effectively is via evidence-based, meaningful and strategic use. Social Media in Clinical Practice provides practical guidance in this mission and is thus essential reading for all medical personal looking into approaching this for the first time.
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    What is social software? -- Blogs -- Blogs in libraries : practical applications -- RSS -- Wikis -- Online communities -- Social networking -- Social bookmarking and collaborative filtering -- Tools for synchronous online reference -- The mobile revolution -- Podcasting -- Screencasting and vodcasting -- Gaming -- What will work @ your library -- Keeping up : a primer -- Future trends in social software.
  • "The Sociology of Medical Screening: Critical Perspectives, New Directions presents a series of readings that provide an up-to-date overview of the diverse sociological issues relating to population-based medical screening. Features new research data in most of the contributions. Includes contributions from eminent sociologists such as David Armstrong, Stefan Timmermans, and Alison Pilnick. Represents one of the only collections to specifically address the sociology of medical screening"--Provided by publisher.
  • SODEOPEC 2004, CRCnetBASE
    The history of soaps and detergents / Luis Spitz -- Soap structure and phase behavior / Michael Hill and Teanoosh Moaddel -- Formulation of toilet, combo, and synthetic cleansing bars / Edmund D. George -- Comparison of palm- and tallow-based soaps : specifications, formulations, and performance / Ainie Kuntom and Luis Spitz -- Chemistry, formulation, and performance of syndet and combo bars / Marcel Friedman -- Laundry products in bar form / Jos L. Berna, Csar Bengoechea, and Alfonso Moreno -- Multicolored and multicomponent soaps / Luis Spitz -- Raw materials for sulfonation and sulfation : production, characteristics, and uses / Jos L. Berna -- Manufacture of methyl ester sulfonates and other derivatives / Norman C. Foster -- Household detergents production : technological evolution and trends / Icilio Adami -- Oleochemicals : physical constants, specifications, and product stability / Donald V. Kinsman -- Palm-based oleochemicals : overview and perspectives / Tian Lye Ooi and Hamirin Kifli -- New developments in liquid hand soaps and body wash products / Robert J. Jaworski -- Secondary surfactants for personal care applications / Minh V. Tong and Thomas J. Giese -- New anionic surfactants derived from olefin sulfonic acids / Paul D. Berger and Gregory P. Dado -- Personal care products based on cosmeceutical and nutraceutical ingredients / Shyam Gupta -- Certified organic personal care : an emerging market / Peter C. Murray -- Technical aspects of perfumery / Leslie C. Smith.
  • Sodium calcium exchange 2013, Springer
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  • Nature, distribution, and origin of soil materials in the forensic comparison of soils / Robert W. Fitzpatrick -- Cadaver decomposition and soil: processes / David O. Carter and Mark Tibbett -- The role of soil organisms in terrestrial decomposition / David W. Hopkins -- Soil fungi associated with graves and latrines: towards a forensic mycology / Naohiko Sagara, Takashi Yamanaka, and Mark Tibbett -- The role of invertebrates in terrestrial decomposition: forensic applications / Ian R. Dadour and Michelle L. Harvey -- The decomposition of hair in the buried body environment / Andrew S. Wilson -- The decomposition of materials associated with buried cadavers / Robert C. Janaway -- Decomposition chemistry in a burial environment / Shari L. Forbes -- Potential determinants of postmortem and postburial interval of buried remains / Shari l. Forbes -- Principles and methodologies of measuring microbial activity and biomass in soil / Phil Brookes -- Methods of characterizing and fingerprinting soils for forensic application / Lorna A. Dawson ... [et al.].
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    List of illustrations -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Fuller's arrival in Germany, 1905 -- The beginning: John Lewis Fuller, Norfolk, Virginia, 1830 -- A new life in Africa: Monrovia, 1852 -- In pursuit of a dream: North Carolina, 1889 -- Learning and teaching: Boston, 1897 -- The science of German: Munich, 1904 -- The doctor and the sculptor: Westboro, 1906 -- Pioneer in American psychiatry: Framingham, 1909 -- Contributions to science and medicine: Westborough, 1911 -- The later years: Framingham, 1933 -- Recognition of accomplishments: Boston, 1974 -- Epilogue: Washington DC, 2001 -- Appendix: publications of Solomon Carter Fuller -- Notes -- About the author -- Index.
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    1. The Genetics Revolution in the Life Sciences -- pt. I. TRANSMISSION GENETICS -- 2. Single-Gene Inheritance -- 3. Independent Assortment of Genes -- 4. Mapping Eukaryote Chromosomes by Recombination -- 5. The Genetics of Bacteria and Their Viruses -- 6. Gene Interaction -- pt. II. FROM DNA TO PHENOTYPE -- 7. DNA: Structure and Replication -- 8. RNA: Transcription and Processing -- 9. Proteins and Their Synthesis -- 10. Gene Isolation and Manipulation -- 11. Regulation of Gene Expression in Bacteria and Their Viruses -- 12. Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes -- 13. The Genetic Control of Development -- 14. Genomes and Genomics -- pt. III. MUTATION, VARIATION, AND EVOLUTION -- 15. The Dynamic Genome: Transposable Elements -- 16. Mutation, Repair, and Recombination -- 17. Large-Scale Chromosomal Changes -- 18. Population Genetics -- 19. The Inheritance of Complex Traits -- 20. Evolution of Genes and Traits.
  • This book details a model of consciousness supported by scientific experimental data from the human brain. It presents how the Corollary Discharge of Attention Movement (CODAM) neural network model allows for a scientific understanding of consciousness as well as provides a solution to the Mind-Body problem. The book provides readers with a general approach to consciousness that is powerful enough to lead to the inner self and its ramifications for the vast range of human experiences. It also offers an approach to the evolution of human consciousness and features chapters on mental disease (especially schizophrenia) and on meditative states (including drug-induced states of mind). Solving the Mind-Body Problem bridges the gap that exists between philosophers of mind and the neuroscience community, allowing the enormous weight of theorizing on the nature of mind to be brought to earth and put under the probing gaze of the scientific facts of life and mind.
  • Nuclear remodeling and nuclear reprogramming for making transgenic pigs by nuclear transfer / Randall S. Prather -- Somatic cell nuclei in cloning : strangers traveling in a foreign land / Keith E. Latham, Shaorong Gao, and Zhiming Han -- Cloning cattle : the methods in the madness / Bjørn Oback and David N. Wells -- Centrosome inheritance after fertilization and nuclear transfer in mammals / Qing-Yuan Sun and Heide Schatten -- Developmental, behavioral, and physiological phenotype of cloned mice / Kellie L.K. Tamashiro ... [et al.] -- Nucleolar remodeling in nuclear transfer embryos / Jozef Laurincik and Poul Maddox-Hyttel -- Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) in mammals : the cytoplast and its reprogramming activities / Josef Fulka, Jr. and Helena Fulka -- Mitochondrial DNA inheritance after SCNT / Stefan Hiendleder -- Activation of fertilized and nuclear transfer eggs / Christopher Malcuit and Rafael A. Fissore.
  • Somatic embryogenesis 2006, Springer
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    1. Introduction: Narrativitzing the body -- 2. The Patient's body in Indian medical literature -- 3. Fever -- 4. Miscarriage -- 5. The King's disease -- 6. The Joy of life [Jīvānandanam] of Ānandarāyamakhin -- 7. Conclusion: Medical narratives and the narrativized patient.
  • Somatosensory system 2002, CRCnetBASE
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    Formation and differentiation of avian somite derivatives / Bodo Christ and Martin Scaal -- Avian somitogenesis : translating time and space into pattern / Beate Brand-Saberi, Stefan Rudloff, and Anton J. Gamel -- Genetic analysis of somite formation in laboratory fish models / Christoph Winkler and Harun Elmasri -- Old wares and new : five decades of investigation of somitogenesis in Xenopus laevis / Duncan B. Sparrow -- Role of delta "like" in mammalian somitogenesis and vertebral column formation / Gavin Chapman and Sally L. Dunwoodie -- Mesp-family genes are required for segmental patterning and segmental border formation / Yumiko Saga and Yu Takahashi -- BHLH proteins and their role in somitogenesis / Miguel Maroto ... [et al.] -- Mouse mutations disrupting somitogenesis and vertebral patterning / Kenro Kusumi, William Sewell, and Megan L. O'Brien -- Defective somitogenesis and abnormal vertebral segmentation in man / Peter D. Turnpenny.
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    Introduction -- Ultrasound -- Transducers -- Instruments -- Doppler principles -- Artifacts -- Performance and safety -- Review.
  • Introduction to sound source localization /Richard R. Fay and Arthur N. Popper --Directional hearing in insects /Daniel Robert --Sound source localization by fishes /Richard R. Fay --Directional hearing in nonmammalian tetrapods /Jakob Christensen-Dalsgaard --Comparative mammalian sound localization /Charles H. Brown and Bradford J. May --Development of the auditory centers responsible for sound localization /M. Fabiana Kubke and Catherine E. Carr --Interaural correlation as the basis of a working model of binaural processing: an introduction /Constantine Trahiotis, Leslie R. Bernstein, Richard M. Stern, and Thomas N. Buell --Models of sound localization /H. Steven Colburn and Abhijit Kulkarni.
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    Paleopathology and primitive medicine -- The Middle East in antiquity -- China and India in antiquity -- Greece -- Rome and Byzantium -- Europe, 500-1500 -- Medicine in the Muslim world and the Americas, 700-1500 -- The Renaissance and the scientific revolution: technical and theoretical change -- Europe, 1500-1800: health, disease, trauma, and society -- The nineteenth century: the development and spread of Western medicine -- The nineteenth century: change and upheaval -- The twentieth century: advances and challenges -- The twentieth century: new enemies, old nemeses -- A brave new century: dilemmas in twenty-first-century medicine.
  • South African women living with HIV 2014, Click LINK above for location/circulation status.
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    Women living with HIV --The Cape Coloured community --A support group for HIV-positive women in Cape Town --Marginalizing the marginalized through multiple stigmas --Disclosure for better or worse --Staking a claim as normal through work and relationships with men --Care work --Care work and violent men --Women's bodies --Lessons for the world.
  • Introduction -- South Texas population characteristics -- Access to healthcare in South Texas -- Communicable diseases -- Cancer incidence and mortality -- Maternal and child health -- Chronic disease -- Behavioral risk factors in adults -- Environmental health issues -- Injury -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Appendix A: data sources -- Appendix B: data analysis methods -- Appendix C: South Texas county demographics 2010.
  • Chapter 1. Historical Aspects -- Introduction -- Importance of Soy Protein Products -- Chapter 2. Definitions and Methods of Preparation -- Introduction -- Soy Flours and Grits -- Partially Defatted Extruded-Expelled Soy Flours -- Textured Soy Flour -- Soy Protein Concentrates -- Textured Soy Protein Concentrates -- Soy Protein Isolates -- Structured Isolates -- Speciality Soy Foods and Ingredients -- Chapter 3. Protein Quality and Human Nutrition -- Introduction -- Factors Affecting Protein Quality -- Amino Acid Composition -- Amino Acid Requirements -- Digestibility -- Protein Digestibility-Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAAS) -- Evaluation of Soy Protein Products in Human Nutrition -- Evaluation of Soy Protein Products in Specific Foods -- Infant Formulas -- Meats and Fish -- Special Nutritional Products -- Mixtures of Soy Bean and Cereal Grains and Alternate -- Protein Sources -- Mineral Content and Mineral Bioavailability -- Sodium -- Bioavailability of Minerals (excluding Iron) -- Bioavailability of Iron -- Calories -- Nutritional Significance of Protease Inhibitors -- Chapter 4. Health and Soy Protein -- Introduction -- Coronary Heart Disease -- Calorie Control -- Dietary Fiber -- Additional Nutritional Issues -- Carbohydrates and Flactulence -- Immunochemical Properties -- Safety, Microbiology, and Sanitation Toxic Factors -- Microbiology and Sanitation -- Chapter 5. Functionality of Soy Proteins -- Introduction -- Functionality of Soy Protein Ingredients -- Soy Flours and Grits -- Soy Protein Concentrates -- Soy Protein Isolates -- Soy Protein Hydrolyzates -- Texture and Structured Soy Protein Products -- Textured Soy Flours and Concentrates -- Structured Isolates -- Chapter 6. Uses in Food Systems -- Introduction -- Bakery Products -- Milk Replacers -- Bread and Rolls -- Specialty Bread -- Cakes and Cake Mixes -- Cookies, Crackers, Biscuits, Pancakes, and Sweet Pastry -- Doughnuts -- Pasta Products -- Breakfast Cereals -- Dairy-Type Products -- Beverages and Toppings -- Infant Formulas and Special Nutritional Products -- Milk Replacers For Young Animals -- Meat Products -- Emulsified Meat Products -- Coarsely Chopped (Ground) Meats -- School Lunch and Military Uses -- Canned Meats -- Whole Muscle Meats -- Poultry Products -- Seafood Products -- Analog Products -- Miscellaneous Foods -- Chapter 7. Regulations Regarding Usage -- Introduction -- Meat and Poultry Products -- Bakery Products and Pasta -- Dairy Products and Margarine/Edible Spreads -- Formulated Foods -- Chapter 8. Future Considerations -- Introduction -- Economics -- References.
  • Space and life 2004, CRCnetBASE
  • "The study of mathematical cognition and the ways in which the ideas of space, time and number are encoded in brain circuitry has become a fundamental issue for neuroscience. How such encoding differs across cultures and educational level is of further interest in education and neuropsychology. This rapidly expanding field of research is overdue for an interdisciplinary volume such as this, which deals with the neurological and psychological foundations of human numeric capacity. A uniquely integrative work, this volume provides a much needed compilation of primary source material to researchers from basic neuroscience, psychology, developmental science, neuroimaging, neuropsychology and theoretical biology."--Publisher's description.
  • Sparking signals 2008, Springer
  • Cerebral palsy detection : from John Little to the present / Giovanni Cioni, Paola B. Paolicelli -- Guide to the interpretation of cerebral palsy / Adriano Ferrari, Silvia Alboresi -- Functional diagnosis in infants and in very young children : early predictive signs / Giovanni Cioni, Andrea Guzzetta, Vittorio Belmonti -- Motor defects / Adriano Ferrari -- Perceptive defects / Adriano Ferrari -- Praxic organization disorders / Simonetta Muzzini, Federico Posteraro, Roberta Leonetti -- Visual and oculomotor disorders / Andrea Guzzetta ... [et al.] -- Neuropsychological evaluation / Daniels Brizzolara, Paola Brovedani, Giovanni Ferretti -- Emotional, behavioral and social disorders in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy / Gabriele Masi, Paolo Brovedani -- Observing interactions / Sandra Maestro -- Critical aspects of classifications / Adriano Ferrari -- Kinematic classification / Adriano Ferrari -- Tetraplegic forms / Adriano Ferrari ... [et al.] -- Dysperceptive forms / Silvia Alboresi ... [et al.] -- Forms of diplegia / Adriano Ferrari ... [et al.] -- Forms of hemiplegia / Giovanni Cioni ... [et al.].
  • Spatial cluster modelling 2002, CRCnetBASE
  • Statistical analysis of spatial structure in microbial communities / Rima B. Franklin, Aaron L. Mills -- Bacterial interactions at the microscale - linking habitat to function in soil / Naoise Nunan ... [et. al] -- Spatial distribution of bacteria at the microscale in soil / Arnaud Dechesne, Céline Pallud, Geneviève L. Grundmann -- Analysis of spatial patterns of rhizoplane colonization / Guy R. Knudsen, Louise-Marie Dandurand -- Microbial distributions and their potential controlling factors in terrestrial subsurface environments / R. Michael Lehman -- Spatial organisation of soil fungi / Karl Ritz -- Spatial heterogeneity of planktonic microorganisms in aquatic systems / Bernadette Pinel-Alloul, Anas Ghadouani -- The interrelationship between the spatial distribution of microorganisms and vegetation in forest soils / Sherry J. Morris, William J. Dress.
  • GIS concepts and operations -- GIS and geographic data -- Spatial analysis software and methods -- Point pattern methods of disease analysis -- Areal methods of disease analysis -- Interpolation and associative analysis -- Initiating a GIS project in spatial epidemiology -- Current GIS research in health care and disease analyses.
  • This volume is a cutting-edge review of the latest findings on key scientific and clinical issues in hypertension, with an integration of different new specific topics into the general knowledge of how to understand the pathophysiology and correctly diagnose and treat this chronic condition, which still represents the first cause of death in the world.Among the topics included in the book the reader will find some forms of hypertension which are frequently encountered in clinical practice and on which new important evidence is available, such as high-normal blood pressure (also termed pre-hypertension), white-coat and masked hypertension, and high blood pressure in the elderly and the very elderly. These emerging aspects are discussed in detail, along with chapters on issues of great current interest, such as the way to assess and how to treat asymptomatic organ damage, emerging cardiovascular risk factors such as short and long-term blood pressure variability, cognitive impairment and dementia. The book also deals with the changing concepts in the management of hypertension and antihypertensive pharmacotherapy, and addresses specific topics which are rarely discussed in clinical medicine volumes, including hypertension in post-menopausal women, hormonal replacement therapy, inflammatory disorders, sexual dysfunction with treatment, and the effect of Ramadan fasting on blood pressure. This ready to hand but encompassing volume proves to be a comprehensive updating tool to professionals and clinical practitioners managing patients with hypertension.
  • Special Procedures in Foot and Ankle Surgery is designed for foot and ankle surgeons who desire to take their skill set to the next level. Advanced surgical techniques are highlighted for some of the more difficult problems encountered by foot and ankle surgeons such as Charcot deformity, chronic tendinopathies, osteochondral lesions, total ankle arthroplasty, tumors, adult flatfoot, cavus and Rheumatoid foot. The latest techniques, including endoscopic approaches are highlighted. This book is designed for all levels of foot and ankle surgeons to better care for their patients.
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  • Pattern recognition by B cells: the role of antigen repetitiveness versus toll-like receptors -- The multifunctional role of antibodies in the protective resonse to bacterial T cell-independent antigens -- The important anddiverse roles of antibodies in the host response to Borrelia infections -- A distinct role for B1b lymphocytes in T cell-independent immunity -- Secretory immunity following mutans streptococcal infection or immunization.
  • 1. What We Know About Factors Affecting Medical Student & Resident Career Decisions -- 2. Study Aims, Questions, Methods, Limitations -- 3. Outcomes of Current Physician Training -- 4. Debt -- 5. Title VII Effect, Personal Interests, and Experiences in Medical School -- 6. Return on Investment -- 7. Conclusions and Recommendations -- Appendices.
  • The systems-based approach to proteomics and chemical proteomics / Daniel S. Sem -- Similarities in protein binding sites / Hugo O. Villar, Mark R. Hansen, and Richard Kho -- Survey of spectral techniques used to study proteins / Daniel S. Sem -- Capillary electrophoresis, mass spectrometry for characterization of peptides and proteins / Christian Neusüss and Matthias Pelzing -- Protein and peptide analysis by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization tandem mass spectrometry (Maldi MS/MS) / Emmanuelle Sachon and Ole Nørregaard Jensen -- Characterization of glycosylated proteins by mass spectrometry using microcolumns and enzymatic digestion / Per Hägglund and Martin R. Larsen -- Surface-enhanced laser desorption/ionization protein biochip technology for proteomics research and assay development / Scot R. Weinberger ... [et al.] --An approach to the reproducibility of SELDI profiling / Walter S. Liggett ... [et al.] -- Mass spectrometric applications in immunoproteomics / Anthony W. Purcell ... [et al.] -- Near-infrared fluorescence detection of antigen-antibody interactions on microarrays / Sakanyan Vehary and Yeretssian Garabet -- Application of shotgun proteomics to transcriptional regulatory pathways / Amber L. Mosley and Michael P. Washburn -- Electrophoretic NMR of protein mixtures and its proteomic applications / Qiuhong He, Sunitha B. Thakur, and Jeremy Spater -- Characterizing proteins and proteomes using isotope-coded mass spectrometry / Uma Kota and Michael B. Goshe -- Surface plasmon resonance biosensors’ contributions to proteome mapping / Rebecca L. Rich and David G. Myszka -- Application of in-cell NMR spectrocopy to investigation of protein behavior and ligand-protein interaction inside living cells / Volker Dötsch -- An overview of metabonomics techniques and applications / John C. Lindon, Elaine Holmes, and Jeremy K. Nicholson -- NMR-based structural proteomics / John L. Markley -- Leveraging x-ray structural information in gene family-based drug discovery: application to protein kinases / Marc Jacobs ... [et al.] -- EPR spectroscopy in genome-wide expression studies / Richard Cammack -- Summary of chapters and future prospects for spectral techniques in proteomics / Daniel S. Sem.
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    v. 1. Cholestanes, ergostanes, withanolides, stigmastane -- v. 2. Stigmastanes, furostanes, spirtostanes-- v. 3. Spirostanes, bufanolides, cardenolides-- v. 4. Cardenolides and pregnanes -- v. 5. Pregnanes, androstanes, and miscellaneous -- v. 6. Miscellaneous steroids and indexes.
  • Sperm chromatin 2011, Springer
  • No evidence for killer sperm or other selective interactions between human spermatozoa in ejaculates of different males in vitro (1999) / Harry D.M. Moore, M. Martin & Tim R. Burkhead -- Psychological adaptation to human sperm competition (2002) / Todd K. Shackelford ... [et al.] -- Semen displacement as a sperm competition strategy in humans (2004) / Gordon G. Gallup & Rebecca L. Burch -- Human female orgasm and male fluctuating asymmetry (1995) / Randy Thornhill, Steve W. Gangestad & Randall Comer.Sperm competition in humans / Nicholas Pound, Todd K. Shackelford, Aaron T. Goetz -- Why are there so many tiny sperm? Sperm competition and the maintenance of two sexes (1982) / Geoffrey A. Parker -- Sperm competition, male prudence, and sperm-limited females (2002) / Nina Wedell, Matthew J.G. Gage & Geoffrey A. Parker -- Human sperm competition (1984) / Robert L. Smith -- "Kamikaze" sperm in mammals? (1988) / R. Robin Baker & Mark A. Bellis -- Deformed sperm are probably not adaptive (1989) / Alexander H. Harcourt -- Elaboration of the kamikaze sperm hypothesis: a reply to Harcourt (1989) / R. Robin Baker & Mark A. Bellis -- Number of sperm in human ejaculates varies in accordance with sperm competition theory (1989) / R. Robin Baker & Mark A. Bellis -- Do females promote sperm competition? Data for humans (1990) / Mark A. Bellis & R. Robin Baker -- Human sperm competition: ejaculate adjustment by males and the function of masturbation (1993) / R. Robin Baker & Mark A. Bellis -- Human sperm competition: ejaculate manipulation by females and a function for the female orgasm (1993) / R. Robin Baker & Mark A. Bellis --
  • Sphingolipid biology 2006, Springer
  • Sphingolipids 2013, Springer
    Sphingolipids are lipid components of the plasma membrane in eukaryotic cells. They have an important function in signaling mechanisms in the cell. This book on sphingolipids provides insights into the basics of sphingolipid biology and drug development, with a particular emphasis on the sphingolipid derivative ceramide. In the first part basic functions of sphingolipids are described, as well as the genetics of important enzymes, sphingolipid metabolism and synthesis. The second part of this first volume focuses on drug development and pharmacology. The book is intended for scientists in pharmacology, biochemistry and cell biology with a focus on biomedical research as well as for clinicians working in pharmacology, oncology, cardiology, neurology and infectious disease. Together with Volume 216 by the same editors, the collection represents a unique, comprehensive work on sphingolipids, providing information on both sphingolipids' basic biology (including synthesis, metabolism and cell biology) and their important function in a (patho-)physiological context.
  • Sphingolipid metabolism and analysis in metabolic disease / Sarah E. Brice and L. Ashley Cowart -- Sphingolipids and cardiovascular diseases : lipoprotein metabolism, atherosclerosis and cardiomyopathy / Xian Cheng Jiang, Ira J. Goldberg, and Tae Sik Park -- Heart sphingolipids in health and disease / Marcin Baranowski and Jan Grski -- Blood sphingolipids in homeostasis and pathobiology / Samar M. Hammad -- Adipose tissue and ceramide biosynthesis in the pathogenesis of obesity / Fahumiya Samad ... [et al.] -- Sphingolipids and hepatic steatosis / Benjamin T. Bikman and Scott A. Summers -- Glycosphingolipids and insulin resistance / Johannes M. Aerts ... [et al.] -- Glycosphingolipids and kidney disease / Andrew R. Mather and Leah J. Siskind -- Sphingolipid synthetic pathways are major regulators of lipid homeostasis / Tilla S. Worgall.
  • An overview of sphingolipid metabolism : from synthesis to breakdown / Christopher R. Gault, Lina M. Obeid, and Yusuf A. Hannun -- Sphingolipid transport / Laura Riboni, Paola Giussani and Paola Viani -- Sphingolipid analysis by high performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS) / Jacek Bielawski ... [et al.] -- Ceramide synthases : roles in cell physiology and signaling / Johnny Stiban, Rotem Tidhar and Anthony H. Futerman -- Tales and mysteries of the enigmatic sphingomyelin synthase family / Joost C.M. Holthuis and Chiara Luberto -- Ceramide in stress response / Mariana N. Nikolova-Karakashian and Krassimira A. Rozenova -- Animal models for studying the pathophysiology of ceramide / Toshihiko Kawamori -- Ceramide 1-phosphate in cell survival and inflammatory signaling / Antonio Gómez-Muñoz ... [et al.] -- Ceramide-1-phosphate in phagocytosis and calcium homeostasis / Vania Hinkovska-Galcheva and James A. Shayman -- Extracellular and intracellular actions of sphingosine-1-phosphate / Graham M. Strub ... [et al.] -- Glucosylceramide in humans / Maria C. Messner and Myles C. Cabot -- Gangliosides as regulators of cell membrane organization and functions / Sandro Sonnino and Alessandro Prinetti -- Cancer treatment strategies targeting sphingolipid metabolism / Babak Oskouian and Julie D. Saba -- Therapeutic strategies for diabetes and complications : a role for sphingolipids? / Todd E. Fox and Mark Kester -- Roles for sphingolipids in Saccharomyces cerevisiae / Robert C. Dickson -- Sphingolipid signaling in fungal pathogens / Ryan Rhome and Maurizio Del Poeta -- Sphingolipids in parasitic protozoa / Kai Zhang, James D. Bangs and Stephen M. Beverley -- Biosynthesis of sphingolipids in plants (and some of their functions) / Simone Zäuner, Philipp Ternes, and Dirk Warnecke -- Computational analysis of sphingolipid pathway systems / Eberhard O. Voit, Fernando Alvarez-Vasquez, and Yusuf A. Hannun.
  • Sphingolipids in disease 2013, Springer
    Sphingolipids in Cancer.Sphingosine Kinase/Sphingosine 1-Phosphate Signaling in Cancer Therapeutics and Drug Resistance /Shanmugam Panneer Selvam, Besim Ogretmen --Using ASMase Knockout Mice to Model Human Diseases /Guoqiang Hua, Richard Kolesnick --New Perspectives on the Role of Sphingosine 1-Phosphate in Cancer /Susan Pyne, Nigel J. Pyne --Sphingolipids and Response to Chemotherapy /Marie-Thérèse Dimanche-Boitrel, Amélie Rebillard --Lung Cancer and Lung Injury: The Dual Role of Ceramide /Tzipora Goldkorn, Samuel Chung, Simone Filosto --Sphingolipids' Role in Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer /Carla Hajj, Adriana Haimovitz-Friedman --Sphingolipids in Cardio-Reno-vascular Diseases.Sphingolipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis /Xian-Cheng Jiang, Jing Liu --Cardiovascular Effects of Sphingosine-1-Phosphate (S1P) /Bodo Levkau --Cross Talk Between Ceramide and Redox Signaling: Implications for Endothelial Dysfunction and Renal Disease /Pin-Lan Li, Yang Zhang --Sphingolipids in Inflammation, Infection and Lung Diseases.Sphingolipids in Lung Endothelial Biology and Regulation of Vascular Integrity /Taimur Abbasi, Joe G. N. Garcia --Sphingolipids in Acute Lung Injury /Stefan Uhlig, Yang Yang --The Involvement of Sphingolipids in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases /Irina Petrache, Daniela N. Petrusca --Ceramide in Cystic Fibrosis /Heike Grassmé, Joachim Riethmüller, Erich Gulbins --Regulation of the Sphingosine Kinase/Sphingosine 1-Phosphate Pathway /K. Alexa Orr Gandy, Lina M. Obeid --Bacterial Infections and Ceramide /Heike Grassmé, Katrin Anne Becker --Viral Infections and Sphingolipids /Jürgen Schneider-Schaulies, Sibylle Schneider-Schaulies --Ceramide in Plasma Membrane Repair /Annette Draeger, Eduard B. Babiychuk --Sphingolipids and Inflammatory Diseases of the Skin /Burkhard Kleuser, Lukasz Japtok --Sphingolipids in Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, and Metabolic Disease /S. B. Russo, J. S. Ross, L. A. Cowart --Sphingolipids in Neuro-psychiatry and Muscle Diseases.Neuronal Forms of Gaucher Disease /Einat B. Vitner, Anthony H. Futerman Sphingolipids in Neuroinflammation /Laura Davies, Klaus Fassbender, Silke Walter --Sphingolipids in Psychiatric Disorders and Pain Syndromes /C. Mühle, M. Reichel, E. Gulbins, J. Kornhuber --Role of Sphingosine 1-Phosphate in Skeletal Muscle Cell Biology /Paola Bruni, Chiara Donati.
  • "This volume focuses on the role of sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) and its analogs in the induced sequestration of lymphocytes in secondary lymphoid organs or in the microenvironment of tissues involved in infection or autoimmune disease. Initial chapters define the pathways to understand S1P signaling. They cover the organization of signaling systems, the structural biology of the S1P1 receptor, and the chemical and genetic tools that are available and useful to explore this area of research and therapeutics. The later chapters highlight S1P and endothelial integrity, lymphocyte migration in the spleen, and S1P agonist in controlling immunopathologic manifestations of acute respiratory influenza virus infection (in the lung), and its accompanying cytokine storm as well as immunopathologic disease of the central nervous system, including the beginning of treatments in multiple sclerosis. One chapter reveals the possible involvement of other lipid molecules, their use for better understanding lipid signaling, and their potential in the modulation of immune responses."--Publisher's website.
  • Spinal control 2013, ScienceDirect
    Spine systems science : a primer on the systems approach / N. Peter Reeves, Jacek Cholewicki -- Computational models for trunk trajectory planning and load distribution : a test-bed for studying various clinical adaptation and motor control strategies of low back pain patients / Mohamad Parnianpour -- Mechanical changes in the spine in back pain / Greg Kawchuk -- Spine function and low-back pain : interactions of active and passive structures / Jaap H. van Dieen, Idsart Kingma -- Adaptation and rehabilitation: from motoneurones to motor cortex and -- Behaviour / Paul W. Hodges -- Opinions on the links between back pain and motor control : the disconnect -- Between clinical practice and research / Stuart McGill -- The kinesiopathologic model and mechanical low back pain / Linda R. Van Dillen, Shirley A. Sahrmann, Barbara J. Norton -- The relationship between control of the spine and low back pain : a clinical -- Researcher's perspective / Julie A. Hides -- Existing muscle synergies and low back pain : a case for preventative -- Intervention / Jack P. Callaghan, Erika Nelson-Wong -- Trunk muscle control and back pain : chicken, egg, neither or both? / G. Lorimer Moseley --Altered variability in proprioceptive postural strategy in people with recurrent low back pain / Simon Brumagne ... [et al.] -- Proprioceptive contributions from paraspinal muscle spindles to the relationship between control of the trunk and back pain / Joel G. Pickar -- Time-dependent mechanisms that impair muscle protection of the spine / Patricia Dolan, Michael A. Adams -- Effectiveness of exercise therapy for chronic non-specific low-back pain / Marienke van Middelkoop .... [et al.] -- How can models of motor control be useful for understanding low back pain? (summary chapter 1) / N. Peter Reeves ... [et al.] -- Targeting interventions to patients : development and evaluation (summary chapter 2) / Linda van Dillen, Maurits van Tulder -- Motor control changes and low-back pain, cause or effect? (summary chapter 3) / Jaap H. van Dieen, G. Lorimer Moseley, Paul W. Hodges -- What is the relation between proprioception and low back pain? (summary chapter 4) / Simon Brumagne, Patricia Dolan, Joel G. Pickar -- Motor control of the spine and changes in pain : debate about the extrapolation from research observations of motor control strategies to effective treatments for back pain (summary chapter 5) / Paul W. Hodges, Stuart McGill, Julie A. Hides -- Integrated clinical approach to motor control interventions in low back and pelvic pain / Paul W. Hodges ... [et al.].
  • Spinal cord injury 2012, ScienceDirect
    Spinal Cord Injuries, the newest volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, offers a comprehensive and detailed overview of the rapidly evolving science and treatment of spinal cord injury. Advances in neuroimaging, surgical treatment and application of electrical stimulation are dramatically impacting the treatment and outcome of these injuries. It provides a clear introduction to the core science of spinal cord injury, as well as to exciting research investigating new treatment options. Coverage includes brain-machine interfaces, transcranial stimulation, new pharmacological strategies, use of olfactory ensheathing cells, stem cells and precursor cells, gene therapy and molecular target discovery. This volume is a great resource for neuroscience and clinical neurology research specialists and practicing neurologists seeking a clear reference to the science and treatment of spinal cord injury. Comprehensive coverage of the latest scientific understanding of spinal cord injuries Detailed coverage of current treatment best practices and potential future treatments Connects leading edge research programs to future treatment opportunities .
  • Spinal cord trauma. 1st ed. 2002, ScienceDirect
    Section I. Spinal cord injuries in patients -- Section II. Spinal cord injuries in animal models -- Section III. Neuroprotection and transplantation -- Section IV. Molecular targets to promote axon regeneration in the CNS.
  • Spinal cord. 1st ed. 2009, ScienceDirect
    The organization of the spinal cord / Charles Watson and Gulgun Kayalioglu -- Development of the spinal cord / Kens WS Ashwell -- The vertebral column and spinal meninges / Gulgun Kayalioglu -- The spinal nerves / Gulgun Kayalioglu -- The spinal cord blood vessels / Oscar U. Scremin -- Cytoarchitecture of the spinal cord / Claire Heise and Gulgun Kayalioglu -- Localization of motoneurons in the spinal cord / Steve McHanwell and Charles Watson -- Spinal autonomic preganglionic neurons: the visceral efferent system of the spinal cord / Colin R. Anderson, Janet R. Keast and Elspeth M. McLachlan -- Central nervous system control of micturition / Gert Holstege and Han Collewijn -- Projections from the spinal cord to the brain / Gulgun Kayalioglu -- Projections from the brain to the spinal cord / Charles Watson and Alan R. Harvey -- The propriospinal system / Amanda C. Conta and Dennis J. Stelzner -- Spinal cord transmitter substances / Claire Heise and Gulgun Kayalioglu -- Spinal cord injury: experimental animal models and relation to human therapy / Stuart I. Hodgetts, Giles W. Plant and Alan R. Harvey -- Atlas of the rat spinal cord / Charles Watson ... [et al.] -- Atlas of the mouse spinal cord / Charles Watson ... [et al.] -- Toward a spinal cord ontology / Charles Watson and Amandeep Sidhu.
  • Spinal imaging 2008, Thieme Book
    1. Congenital malformations -- Arnold-Chiari malformation -- Lumbarization and sacralization -- Diastematomyelia -- Tethering -- Sacrococcygeal teratoma -- Meningocele, myelomeningocele -- Vertebral malformations -- Klippel-Feil syndrome -- Kyphosis -- Scheuermann disease -- Scoliosis -- Malrotation -- 2. Trauma -- Spinal injury-magerl classification -- Vertebral fractures-causes -- Dens fracture -- Flexion fracture of the cervical spine -- Burst fracture of the spine -- Chance fracture (seat belt fracture) -- Jefferson fracture -- Hangmans's fracture -- Spinal cord trauma -- Syringohydromyelia -- Anterior subluxation -- Insufficiency fracture of the sacrum -- Stress phenomena in the spine -- Stress fractures in ankylosing spondylitis -- 3. Degenerative disorders -- Disk degeneration -- Degenerative disk disease modic I -- Degenerative disk disease modic II -- Spondylosis deformans-modic III -- Disk herniation -- Bulge, protrusion, extrusion, sequestration -- Disk calcification and vacuum phenomenon -- Facet joint degeneration -- Uncovertebral osteoarthritis -- Synovial cyst -- Hypertroply of the ligamenta flava -- Baastrup disease -- Spongylolisthesis and pseudospondylolisthesis -- Degenerative spinal stenosis -- Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis -- 4. Inflammatory disorders -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- Rheumatoid arthritis-chronic trauma -- Psoriatic spondyloarthropathy -- Reiter syndrome -- Ankylosing spondylarthropathy -- Ankylosing spondylitis-ligament calcification and bamboo spine -- Ankylosing psondylitis-fractures --Acute bacterial spondylitis -- Tuberculous spondylitis -- Epidural abscess -- Granulomatous inflammations of the spinal cord -- Arachnoiditis -- Acute transverse myelitis -- Spinal Multiple sclerosis --; 5. Tumors -- Hemangioma -- Osteoid osteoma -- Osteoblastoma -- Osteochondroma -- Aneurysmal bone cyst -- Giant cell tumor -- Langerhans cell histiocytosis -- Malignant tumors -- Bone metastases -- Multiple myeloma -- Chordoma -- Ewing sarcoma -- Lymphoma -- Nerve sheath tumors -- Leptomeningeal and intramedullary metastases -- Meningioma -- Ependymoma -- Astrocytoma -- Hemangioblastoma -- 6. Vascular disorders -- Epidural hematoma -- Arteriovenous malformation -- Arterial spinal cord infarction -- 7. Postoperative disorders -- Failed back surgery syndrome -- CSF fistula -- Peridural fibrosis -- Rapidly progressive osteoarthritis (after intersegmental fusion) -- Complications of spinal instrumentation -- 8. Metabolic disorders -- Senile and postmenopausal osteoporosis -- Paget disease -- Spinal epidural lipomatosis.
  • Spinal imaging 2007, Springer
  • Spinal Injuries and Conditions in Young Athletes provides a comprehensive, in-depth review of the mechanisms and management of back injuries and problems occurring in this ever-growing and active population. Led by Dr. Lyle Micheli and his co-editors, an award-winning group of orthopedists discusses and explores common adolescent spine injuries and procedures, in addition to breakthroughs in gene therapy, tissue engineering, and complex operations. As spine surgery is among the most complex and challenging procedures performed in orthopedics, special considerations and procedures are required in pediatric populations. Since many corrective surgeries run the risk of arthritis later in life, particular efforts must be made in young populations to prevent future injury in a child's adolescence and young adulthood while maximizing return-to-play potential. Chapters cover acute spinal injuries, concussions, overuse injuries, spinal malformations, tumors, infections and inflammatory diseases across the range of athletics, including swimming and combat sports. Spinal Injuries and Conditions in Young Athletes provides an immeasurable guide for back surgery in pediatric populations and will be a go-to resource for practitioners and residents in pediatric orthopedics and sports medicine.
  • Spinal trauma 2007, Ovid
    Pathophysiology of spinal cord injury / B. Timothy Himes -- The neurological evaluation and medical management of acute spinal cord injury / Anthony S. Burns and Ralph J. Marino -- Surgical treatment of spinal injury / Daniel R. Fassett and James S. Harrop -- Controversies in clearing the spine / C. Craig Blackmore and Ken F. Linnau -- Plain film radiography and computed tomography of the cervical spine. Part I. Normal anatomy and spinal injury identification / Alejandro Zuluaga Santamaria and Diego B. Núñez, Jr. -- Plain film radiography and computed tomography of the cervical spine. Part II. Classification and subtypes of spinal injury / Alejandro Zuluaga Santamaria and Diego B. Núñez, Jr. -- Imaging of thoracolumbar spinal injury / George Koulouris, Amy Y.I. Ting, and William B. Morrison -- Magnetic resonance imaging of acute spinal trauma / Adam E. Flanders -- Imaging of pediatric spinal trauma / Avrum N. Pollock and Stephen M. Henesch -- Postoperative spinal imaging / Ashwini D. Sharan, Hana Choe, and Laura Snyder -- Imaging of the previously injured spinal cord / Steven Falcone -- Experimental therapies for spinal cord injury / Marion Murray -- Experimental techniques of spinal imaging / Eric D. Schwartz.
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