Books by Subject

Therapeutics

  • 2010 Springer
    Michael A. Rapoff.
    Definitions of adherence, types of adherence, problems, and adherence rates -- Consequences of nonadherence and correlates of adherence -- Adherence theories: review, critique, and clinical implications -- Measurement issues: assessing adherence and disease and health outcomes -- Strategies for improving adherence to pediatric medical regimens -- Review of adherence intervention studies and top ten ways to advance research on adherence to pediatric medical regimens.
  • v. 1-, 2012- Springer
    Golubnitschaja, Olga.
  • 2008 ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Raphael Dolin, Henry Masur, Michael S. Saag.
    AIDS treatments continues to evolve. Now, so does the definitive reference on this complex and challenging subject. "AIDS Therapy, 3rd Edition" not only brings you comprehensive guidance on the latest treatments for HIV/AIDS and the full range of related disorders and syndromes, but also comes with access to updates online--so you can always tap into the most current therapy guidelines. Written by a "who's who" of leading global experts, the new edition of this classic reference is a must for any clinician who manages patients with HIV/AIDS. The most comprehensive coverage available on AIDS treatment equips you to meet any clinical challenge. Contributions from a large cast of noted international authorities put global "best practices" at your fingertips. Advice from some of the most respected experts in the field helps you manage your patients confidently.
  • 2004 HighWire
    edited by S. Ylä-Herttuala, V.J. Dzau.
    Also available: Print – 2004
  • 2012 Ovid
    Finch, R. G.
    Pt. 1. General properties of antimicrobial agents -- Pt. 2. Resistance to antimicrobial agents -- Pt. 3. General principles of usage of antimicrobial agents -- Pt. 4. Therapeutic use of antimicrobial agents.
  • 2014 ClinicalKey
    Therese O'Connor and Steven E. Abram.
    Hone your pain injection skills with Atlas of Pain Injection Techniques! This highly illustrated, "off-the-shelf" guide offers easy-to-follow descriptions of today's best techniques for administering basic nerve blocks. Ideal for relative newcomers to pain management as well as for anesthesiology trainees, this medical reference book provides exactly the fundamental guidance you need to master these essential procedures. Find information quickly with a user-friendly, templated format that guides you through each nerve block in a consistent and easy-to-follow manner. Rely on expert recommendations when considering local anesthetics, corticosteroids, and neurolytic agents.
  • 19??.
    issued by the Scientific Department of the Sandoz Chemical Works.
  • 2013 Springer
    Jawahar L. Mehta, Naranjan S. Dhalla, editors.
    Angiogenesis plays a key role in human physiology and pathophysiology. While necessary for tissue growth and development, uncontrolled angiogenesis plays a role in the progression of certain tumors as well as atherosclerosis. Lack of angiogenesis may be the basis of myocardial ischemia and stroke. Knowledge on the mechanisms of angiogenesis is growing very rapidly, and may lead to important drugs for therapy of a variety of clinical disorders. Experts from around the world have contributed a vast array of data on different aspects of angiogenesis in this volume edited by Professors Mehta and Dhalla. This information will be of immense help to basic scientists, clinicians and those involved in drug development.
  • 2015 Thieme-Connect
    [edited by] James P. Stannard, James L. Cook, Lisa A. Fortier.
    US definitions, current use, and FDA stance on use of platelet-rich plasma in sports medicine / Knut Beitzel, Donald Allen, John Apostolakos, Ryan P. Russell, Mary Beth McCarthy, Gregory J. Gallo, Mark P. Cote, and Augustus D. Mazzocca -- European definitions, current use, and EMA stance of platelet-rich plasma in sports medicine / Stefano Fiorentino, Alice Roffi, Giuseppe Filardo, Maurilio Marcacci, and Elizaveta Kon -- FDA regulation of adult stem cell therapies as used in sports medicine / Mary Ann Chirba, Berkley Sweetapple, Charles P. Hannon, and John A. Anderson -- Cellular chondroplasty : a new technology for joint regeneration / Mary Murphy and Frank Barry -- Autologous-conditioned serum : evidence for use in the knee / David D. Frisbie -- Role of platelet-rich plasma in articular cartilage injury and disease / Randy Mascarenhas, Bryan M. Saltzman, Lisa A. Fortier, and Brian J. Cole -- Use of platelet-rich plasma for patellar tendon and medial collateral ligament injuries : best current clinical practice / Isabel Andia and Nicola Maffulli -- Can platelet-rich plasma enhance anterior cruciate ligament and meniscal repair? / Ian D. Hutchinson, Scott A. Rodeo, Gabriel S. Perrone, Martha M. Murray -- How should we evaluate outcomes for use of biologics in the knee? / Christopher M. LaPrade, Evan W. James, Robert F. LaPrade, Lars Engebretsen -- Biologics used in bone healing / Brett D. Crist and Gregory J. Della Rocca -- Clinical decision making for use of biologics in orthopaedic practice / James L. Cook and James P. Stannard.
  • 2013 Springer
    Felice Eugenio Agrò, editor.
    The administration of intravenous fluids is one of the most common and important therapeutic practices in the treatment of surgical, medical and critically ill patients. The international literature accordingly contains a vast number of works on fluid management, yet there is still confusion as to the best options in the various situations encountered in clinical practice.The purpose of this volume is to help the decision-making process by comparing different solution properties describing their indications, mechanisms of action and side-effects according to physiologic body water distribution, electrolytic and acid-base balance, and to clarify which products available on the market represent the best choice in different circumstances. The book opens by discussing in detail the concepts central to a sound understanding of abnormalities in fluid and electrolyte homeostasis and the effect of intravenous fluid administration. In the second part of the monograph, these concepts are used to explain the advantages and disadvantages of solutions available on the market in different clinical settings. Body Fluid Management: From Physiology to Therapy will serve as an invaluable decision-making guide, including for those who are not experts in the subject.
  • 2009 ClinicalKey
    Joseph Jankovic, chief editor ; Alberto Albanese [and others].
    The new, therapeutically-focused Botulinum Toxin presents comprehensive, cross-disciplinary guidance on current practices, covering more than 100 non-cosmetic conditions that occur in neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain medicine, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, urology, orthopedics, and surgery. International contributors review the current understanding of the biology and cellular mechanisms along with relevant research so you can easily apply them to the pathophysiology of the numerous disorders that botulinum toxin is used to treat, such as botulinum toxin applications for the treatment of cranial-cervical dystonias, motor disorders in cerebral palsy, bruxism and temporomandibular disorders, headache, overactive bladder, chronic pelvic pain syndromes, arthritis joint pain, and wound healing. With discussions of the latest in approved treatment practices as well as new and emerging uses, you'll get in-depth management guidance on the application of the toxin. Provides clinical applications of botulinum toxin for over 100 disorders for immediate access and easy reference during practice and treatment. Covers a broad array of hot topics, including botulinum toxin applications for the treatment of cranial-cervical dystonias, motor disorders in cerebral palsy, bruxism and temporomandibular disorders, headache, overactive bladder, chronic pelvic pain syndromes, arthritis joint pain, and wound healing. Focuses on approved uses with expert advice on thoroughly tested applications but also discusses new and emerging applications to expose you to additional treatment options. Presents the most comprehensive and up-to-date material available so you get all the information you need from this one resource. Offers the cross-disciplinary guidance of the best world-class expertise through an authoritative, international group of authors who demonstrate the applications of botulinum toxin across various specialties.
  • v. 1-, 2000- Springer
  • 2008 Springer
    edited by David Schiff, Santosh Kesari, Patrick Y. Wen.
    Overview -- Diagnostic studies -- Neurologic symptoms -- Direct complications of cancer -- Indirect complications of cancer -- Complications of cancer therapy -- Neurologic complications of specific malignancies.
  • v. 122-, 2004- Springer
    Freireich, Emil J.; McGuire, William L.; Rosen, Steven T.
  • 2014 Springer
    Omar M.E. Abdel-Salam, editor.
    This volume provides an up-to-date account of the achievements pertaining to the application of capsaicin and capsaicin-like molecules in the therapy of various human ailments such as pain, non-allergic rhinitis, obesity, tumors, and gastrointestinal, dermatologic, and urologic disorders. It discusses the basic functions of the capsaicin receptor (TRPV1), its mechanisms of action, and its role in physiological and pathological processes. The text focuses on the most recent progress in the use of capsaicin and capsaicin-like molecules as a therapeutic agent and highlights potential pharmaceutical implications of further TRPV1 research. The chapters are written by noted experts in their fields of endeavor. This book offers both clinicians and researchers valuable resource and reference material on the subject that will stimulate future research.
  • 2010 ClinicalKey
    Michael Ragosta.
    Patient evaluation -- Vascular access and hemostasis -- Complications of cardiac catheterization -- Right and left heart catheterization : Pt. 1. Performance of right and left heart catheterization -- Right and left heart catheterization : Pt. 2. Collecting and analyzing hemodynamic data -- Classic hemodynamic waveforms in common pathologic conditions -- Left ventriculography -- Aortography -- Right ventriculography and pulmonary angiography -- Basic coronary angiography -- Ischemic heart disease : coronary physiology and manifestations of coronary atherosclerosis -- Ischemic heart disease : bypass graft angiography -- Advanced coronary angiography -- Coronary anomalies -- Support devices -- Pericardiocentesis and balloon pericardial window -- Endomyocardial biopsy -- Evaluation of prosthetic heart valves.
  • 2016 ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Morton J. Kern, Paul Sorajja, Michael J. Lim.
    This unique, easy-to-access handbook returns with enhanced coverage and clear instructions on what to expect, what to avoid, and how to manage complications in the cath lab. Ideal for cardiologists who need a quick clinical primer on cardiac catheterization, it offers easy access to information on the latest diagnostic and treatment advances necessary for optimal patient care. Straightforward, easy-to-understand approach and pocket-sized format are ideal for reference on the go. Covers vascular closure devices, radial artery catheterization, congenital heart disease, and drug-coated, carotid,
  • 19??.
    issued by the Scientific Department of the Sandoz Chemical Works.
  • 2013 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Nilanjana Maulik.
    Pt. 1. Epidemiological study of heart disease -- pt. 2. Epigenetic modifications in arterial and heart diseases -- pt. 3. Cardiovascular disease -- pt. 4. Nutritional and other therapeutic interventions for CVD.
  • 2009 Springer
    Adrian Gee, editor.
    Part 1. Regulatory. -- Regulation of Cell Product Manufacturing and Delivery: A United States Perspective / R.W. Lindblad -- The Regulatory Situation for Academic Cell Therapy Facilities in Europe / I. Slaper-Cortenbach, M. Scott, D. Herrmann, M. Introna and K. Theunissen, et al. -- A Regulatory System for Cell and Tissue Therapies: Proposed Approach in Australia / A. Farrugia -- Part 2. GMP Facility Design. -- University of Minnesota - Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics (MCT) / D.H. McKenna -- University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute - Hematopoietic Stem Cell Laboratory (HSC Lab)/Immunological Monitoring and Cellular Products Laboratory (IMCPL) / D.L. Griffin, A.D. Donnenberg and T.L. Whiteside / Baylor College of Medicine - Center for Cell and Gene Therapy (CAGT) / A. Gee -- Design of a New GMP Facility - Lessons Learned / A. Gee -- Part 3. Professional Cell Therapy Standards. -- AABB Cell Therapy Standards / Z.M. Szczepiorkowski and E. Nunes -- Professional Standards for Cellular Therapies: Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) / P.I. Warkentin -- Part 4. Facility Operations -- Standard Operating Procedures / C.G. Lindgren -- Staffing, Training, and Competency / D.M. Kadidlo -- Cleaning Procedures / A. Gee and D.L. Lyon -- Environmental Monitoring / A. Gee and D.L. Lyon -- Supply Management / A. Gee and C.M. Rooney -- Facility Equipment / D.L. Griffin -- Quality / J.W. Atkins -- Product Manufacturing / A. Gee -- Product Review, Release, and Administration / N.H. Collins -- Use of a Facility Master File to Facilitate Regulatory Submissions for Cell Therapy Products / E.J. Read and H.M. Khuu.
  • 2015 Springer
    edited by Li-Ru Zhao, John H. Zhang.
    The first book to focus on cellular therapy for stroke and other CNS injuries. Addresses recent research on all relevant cell types including neural stem cells, bone marrow stem cells, endothelial progenitor cells, and many others that have had protective or regenerative effects in animal models. Cellular therapy for stroke and neural trauma has gained worldwide attention during the last decade and has shown some promising results. The book also provides information on cell isolation and culture skills, transplantation methods, and neurological functional evaluations.
  • 2011 Springer
    edited by Stewart J. Tepper, Deborah E. Tepper.
    The Cleveland Clinic Manual of Headache Therapy is a hands-on, practical guide to diagnosis, work-up, and treatment of common headache disorders. Each chapter is written by a Cleveland Clinic Headache Center care provider. The book uses an evidence-based approach to sift through the wealth of available data and identify the most appropriate treatments. This manual is aimed at practicing neurologists and pain specialists, fellows and residents, and also primary care physicians. The Cleveland Clinic Manual is the most trusted source on this ever expanding and developing topic.
  • 2014 Springer
    edited by Stewart J. Tepper, Deborah E. Tepper.
  • 2016 Springer
    Hee-Jin Kim, Kyle K Seo, Hong-Ki Lee, Jisoo Kim.
    Chapter 1. Anatomy of the face -- Chapter 2. Clinical anatomy for Botulinum toxin -- Chapter 3. Filler Anatomy of the Upper Face -- Chapter 4. Filler Anatomy of the Midface -- Chapter 5. Filler Anatomy of the Lower Face.
  • 2011 Springer
    Joel M. Neutel, Department of Medicine, University of California in Irvine, Irvine, California, USA.
    For over 30 years, the stepped care approach has been used in the management and treatment of hypertension. This approach advocates the use of initial monotherapy to reach the desired blood pressure, and the subsequent use of additional drugs with complementary modes of action, until the target BP is achieved. However, current control rates for hypertension suggest that such an approach may be outdated and no longer effective in the management of hypertension. Clinical trials have shown that more than 50% of patients require a combination of drug therapies to achieve their target BP. Some proponents of combination therapy have argued that the risk of adverse side effects and non-compliance will be lower than that compared to monotherapy, which initially requires higher doses to be administered to be effective. Consequently, there have been increasing calls of the necessity for a much more combined approach in the treatment of hypertension. Adding to this, Combination Therapy in Hypertension will cover current control rates of blood pressure worldwide, the benefits of monotherapy and combination therapy, examine the effectiveness, risk of adverse effects, compliance, and cost of the available therapies and will also include information on relevant outcome studies.
  • 2013 Springer
    John D. Lambris, V. Michael Holers, Daniel Ricklin, editors.
    Also available: Print – 2013
  • ClinicalKey, latest edition only
    Bope, Edward T.; Conn, Howard F.; Kellerman, Rick; Rakel, Robert E.
    Also available: Print – 1984-86
    Also available: Print – 1987-<2016>
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  • 2016 (23rd ed.) AccessMedicine
    22nd ed., 2014 AccessMedicine
    21st ed., 2012 AccessMedicine
    Hay, William W.
    Also available: Print – 2009-<2016>
  • Latest edition, 2017 (56th ed.) AccessMedicine
    55th ed., 2016 AccessMedicine
    54th ed., 2015 AccessMedicine
    Krupp, Marcus A.; McPhee, Stephen J.; Papadakis, Maxine A.; Tierney, Lawrence M.
  • 2012 Springer
    Mohammad A. Tabrizi, Gadi G. Bornstein, Scott L. Klakamp, editors.
    1. Translational Strategies for Development of Antibody-Based Therapeutics: An Overview / Mohammad Tabrizi, Gadi Gazit Bornstein and Scott L. Klakamp -- 2. Discovery Process for Antibody-Based Therapeutics / Heather H. Shih -- 3. Technologies for the Generation of Human Antibodies / Ramesh R. Bhatt, John S. Haurum and C. Geoffrey Davis -- 4. Application of Antibody Engineering in the Development of Next Generation Antibody-Based Therapeutics / Randall J. Brezski and Juan Carlos Almagro -- 5. Biophysical Considerations for Development of Antibody-Based Therapeutics / Andrew W. Drake and Giuseppe A. Papalia -- 6. Considerations in Establishing Affinity Design Goals for Development of Antibody-Based Therapeutics / Mohammad Tabrizi -- 7. Bioanalytical Considerations for Development of Antibody-Based Therapeutics: Pharmacokinetics and Immunogenicity / Cherryl B. Funelas and Scott L. Klakamp -- 8. Preclinical Considerations for Development of Antibody-Based Therapeutics in Oncology / Gregory Landes and Kathleen Elias -- 9. Factors Impacting the Tumor Localization and Distribution of Antibody-Based Therapeutics in Oncology / David C. Blakey -- 10. Preclinical Safety Considerations for the Development of Antibody-Based Therapeutics / Lolke de Haan -- 11. Application of Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Modeling in the Development of Antibody-Based Therapeutics / Donald E. Mager -- 12. Application of Population Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamic Approaches in the Design of Translational Strategies for Development of Antibody-Based Therapeutics / Feng Jin -- 13. Translational Biomarkers: Essential Tools in Development of Antibody-Based Therapeutics / Mohammad A. Tabrizi and Cherryl B. Funelas -- 14. Translational Research in Alzheimer's Disease for Development of Antibody-Based Therapeutics / Eric C. Yuen, Enchi Liu and Gene G. Kinney -- 15. Considerations in Manufacturing Process Development for Antibody-Based Therapeutics / Paula C. Miller and Peiling Xu -- 16. Strategies for Development of Next Generation Antibody-Based Therapeutics / Mohammad Tabrizi and Gadi Gazit Bornstein -- 17. Immune Complex Therapies for Treatment of Immune Thrombocytopenia / Rong Deng and Joseph P. Balthasar -- 18. Application of Bioinformatics Principles for Target Evaluation / Anthony Carvalloza, Mohammad Fallahi and Sahba Tabrizifard -- 19. Concluding Remarks / Mohammad Tabrizi, Gadi Gazit Bornstein and Scott L. Klakamp.
  • 2014 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Anne George, Robin Augustine, and Mathew Sebastian.
    Diabetes and health care: an overview / M. Abhilash and Robin Augustine -- Withania coagulans Dunal: an overview on its up to date antidiabetic investigations / S. Hemalatha, Satyendra K. Prasad, Manish Kumar, and S. D. Dubey -- Evaluation of total phenolics and free radical quenching activity of Glycosmis pentaphylla (Retz.) A. DC. / Rahul Chandran and Thangaraj Parimelazhagan -- Antioxidant, antidiabetic, and chemical composition of Syzygium aqueum leaf extracts / Uma D. Palanisamy and Thamilvaani Manaharan -- Review on novel 2, 4-thiazolidinedione derivatives as potential therapeutic agents for type II diabetes / Gangadhara Angajala and Radhakrishnan Subashini -- Molecular mechanism of S-oxidation of anti-diabetic thiazolidinedione class of drugs: computational approaches to drug metabolism / Nikhil Taxak and P. V. Bharatam -- Role of wound dressings in the management of chronic and acute diabetic wounds / Robin Augustine, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, and Sabu Thomas -- Recent advances in diabetic foot care: the role of footwear and orthosis / G. Saraswathy, Gautham Gopalakrishna, B. N. Das, and Vijay Viswanathan -- Temporal effect of repeated stress on type-2 experimental diabetes / Debapriya Garabadu and Sairam Krishnamurthy -- Sugar rich diet induced insulin resistance and alteration in gut microflora / Prasant Kumar Jena, Shilpa Singh, and Sriram Seshadri -- Prevalence of diabetes mellitus in patients presenting with acute myocardial infarction / Meeakshi Narkhede, Satyanarayan Durgam, Harshal Bhitkar, Swapnil Yadav, and Dilip Mhaisekar -- Development of therapeutic strategy to restore coronary microcirculation and VEGF signaling cascade in diabetes: a novel approach to prevent cardiac complication in diabetes / Subrina Jesmin, Arifur Rahman, Abdullah Al Mamun, Farzana Sohael, Shamima Akter, Yoshio Iwashima, Nobutake Shimojo, Naoto Yamaguchi, Michiaki Hiroe, Taro Mizutani, and Masao Moroi.
  • 1922
    Hautkrankheiten / S. Bettmann -- Venerische Krankheiten / E. Riecke.
  • 2012 Springer
    Amlan K. Patra, editors.
    An Overview of Antimicrobial Properties of Different Classes of Phytochemicals / Amlan Kumar Patra -- Antimicrobial Properties of Flavonoids / Luisa Pistelli and Irene Giorgi -- Antiviral Properties of Phytochemicals / Ai-Lin Liu and Guan-Hua Du -- Antimicrobial Properties of Organosulfur Compounds / Osman Sagdic and Fatih Tornuk -- Antimicrobial Activities of Essential Oils / Danuta Kalemba, Martyna Matla and Anna Smętek -- Phytochemicals Against Drug-Resistant Microbes / Manuel Sim{tilde}oes, Madalena Lemos and Lúcia C. Sim{tilde}oes -- Phytochemicals as Anti-microbial Food Preservatives / Mehrdad Tajkarimi and Salam A. Ibrahim -- Dietary Tannins on Microbial Ecology of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Ruminants / Amlan Kumar Patra, Byeng-Ryel Min and Jyotisna Saxena -- Manipulating Ruminal Biohydrogenation by the Use of Plants Bioactive Compounds / Valentina Vasta and Rui J. B. Bessa -- Essentials Oils and Rumen Microbial Populations / Malgorzata Szumacher-Strabel and Adam Cieślak -- Saponins: Effects on Rumen Microbial Ecosystem and Metabolism in the Rumen / Elizabeth Wina -- Effect of Plant Secondary Metabolites on Rumen Methanogens and Methane Emissions by Ruminants / Devki Nandan Kamra, Mahesh Pawar and Beddyuti Singh -- Phytochemicals and Gut Microbial Populations in Non-ruminants / Artabandhu Sahoo and Nira Manik Soren.
  • 2013 Springer
    Volker A. Erdmann, Jan Barciszewski, editors.
    DNA and RNA nanobiotechnologies have currently reached the status of one of the most dynamic research areas in the field of drug delivery in molecular medicine. Scientists and bio-engineers are creating totally new nanometer-scale structures with unique biological properties for a wide range of medical applications. The book, written by world-leading scientists in this new field, gives an overview of various aspects and applications of DNA and RNA nanotechnologies. These include the design and synthesis of DNA and RNA nanostructures with the aim of using them for different kinds of drug deliveries, for genetic immunization, for metabolite and nucleic acid detection, gene regulation, siRNA delivery for cancer treatment, and even analytical and therapeutic applications of aptamer-based nanoparticles. This volume will be of interest not only to graduate students and researchers in the field of molecular medicine and molecular biology, but also to chemists interested in the biological fields. As a matter of fact, the book contains so many new and unique approaches to this area of molecular medicine that it may inspire the interested reader to undertake research into nucleic acid nanotechnologies.
  • 2011 Future Med
    editor, Fortunato Ciardiello.
    EGFR inhibitors in cancer treatment / Fortunato Ciardiello -- Mechanisms of action of EGFR inhibitors / Nicola Normanno, Maria Pergameno, Alessia Iannaccone & Antonella De Luca -- Selection of NSCLC patients to treat with EGFR inhibitors in the era of personalized medicine / Rafael Rosell, Laura Bonanno & Miquel Taron -- Clinical results with EGFR inhibitors in NSCLC and their use in the treatment of metastatic disease / Cesare Gridelli & Antonio Rossi -- Clinical results with EGFR inhibitors in colorectal cancer / Erika Martinelli, Teresa Troiani, Floriana Morgillo & Fortunato Ciardiello -- EGFR-directed therapies in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck / Pol Specenier & Jan B. Vermorken -- Optimal use of EGFR inhibitors : challenges, new drugs and future directions / Sara De Dosso, Rodrigo Dienstmann & Josep Tabernero.
  • 2006
    Andy Kessler.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Chapter 13. Meeting Gary Glazer.
  • 2016 Springer
    Michael Bauer, Michael Gitlin.
  • 2011 CRCnetBASE
    Brian C. Leutholtz, Ignacio Ripoll.
    Section 1. 'Postmodern' medicine : teaching patients to be responsible for their health -- section 2. Curing, healing, and maintaining health.
  • 2011 Springer
    Jeffrey Medin, Daniel Fowler, editors.
    T cell therapy: state-of-the-art -- Extending the use of adoptive T cell immunotherapy for infections and cancer -- Non-T cell therapeutic approaches -- B lymphocytes in cancer immunology -- Monoclonal antibody therapy for cancer -- Natural killer cells for cancer immunotherapy -- Dendritic cell-based cancer vaccines: practical considerations -- Mesenchymal stromal cells: an emerging cell-based pharmaceutical -- T cell therapeutic approaches -- Tumor-specific mutations as targets for cancer immunotherapy -- Counteracting subversion of MHC class II antigen presentation by tumors -- Mechanisms and implications of immunodominance in CD8⁺ T-cell responses -- T regulatory cells and cancer immunotherapy -- Negative regulators in cancer immunology and immunotherapy -- Genetically engineered antigen specificity in T cells for adoptive immunotherapy -- Non-cellular aspects of cancer immunotherapy -- Cytokine immunotherapy -- Transcriptional modulation using histone deacetylase inhibitors for cancer immunotherapy -- Combining cancer vaccines with conventional therapies -- Combining oncolytic viruses with cancer immunotherapy -- Radiation therapy and cancer treatment: from the basics to combination therapies that ignite immunity -- Assessing immunotherapy through cellular and molecular imaging -- Transplantation -- Allogeneic and autologous transplantation therapy of cancer: converging themes.
  • Latest edition only ClinicalKey
    Ferri, Fred F.
  • 2012 Springer
    Anna Kuchment.
    1. Helpful Little Bodies -- 2. Inside Stalin's Empire -- 3. The Fading of Phage Therapy -- 4. Naked Genes -- 5. 'They're Not a Panacea:' Phage Therapy in the Soviet Union and Georgia -- 6. In Poland: Phages for Diabetes? -- 7. The Renaissance of Phage Therapy -- 8. The Startups -- 9. Four Companies, Four Strategies -- 10. Cows and Chickens -- 11. Approval, At Last -- 12. In Treatment.
  • 2009 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Nancy Smyth Templeton.
    Also available: Print – 2009
  • 2010 Springer
    Mauro Giacca.
  • 2015 ScienceDirect
    Patrick Arbuthnot, Wits and South African Medical Research Council, Antiviral Gene Therapy Research Unit, School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.
    Essentials of viruses and their suitability for treatment ssing gene therapy -- Harnessing RNAi to silence viral gene expression -- Engineering sequence-specific DNA binding proteins for antiviral gene editing -- Viral vectors for delivery of antiviral sequences -- Delivery of antiviral nucleic acids with nonviral vectors -- Gene therapy for chronic hepatitis B virus infection -- Gene therapy for hepatitis C virus infection -- Gene therapy for HIV-1 infection -- Gene therapy for respiratory viral infections -- Gene therapy for infection with hemorrhagic fever viruses -- Gene transfer for prophylaxis and therapy of viral infections -- Antiviral gene therapy : summary and perspectives.
  • 2008 ebrary
    Eileen Miller ; illustrations by Kim Miller ; foreword by Robert Nickel.
  • 2006
    Laurence L. Brunton, John S. Lazo, Keith L. Parker ... [et al.], editors.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2011 (12th ed.) AccessMedicine
    [editors] Laurence L. Brunton, Bruce A. Chabner, Björn C. Knollmann.
    Drug invention and the pharmaceutical industry -- Pharmacokinetics: the dynamics of drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination -- Pharmacodynamics: molecular mechanisms of drug action -- Drug toxicity and poisoning -- Membrane transporters and drug response -- Drug metabolism -- Pharmacogenetics -- Neurotransmission: the autonomic and somatic motor nervous systems -- Muscarinic receptor agonists and antagonists -- Anticholinesterase agents -- Agents acting at the neuromuscular junction and autonomic ganglia -- Adrenergic agonists and antagonists -- 5-Hydroxytryptamine (serotonin) and dopamine -- Neurotransmission and the central nervous system -- Drug therapy of depression and anxiety disorders -- Pharmacotherapy of psychosis and mania -- Hyponotics and sedatives -- -- Opioids, analgesia, and pain management -- General anesthetics and therapeutic gases -- Local anesthetics -- Pharmacotherapy of the epilepsies -- Treatment of central nervous system degenerative disorders -- Ethanol and methanol -- Drug addiction -- Regulation of renal function and vascular volume -- Renin and angiotensin -- Treatment of myocardial ischemia and hypertension -- Pharmacotherapy of congestive heart failure -- Anti-arrhythmic drugs -- Blood coagulation and anticoagulant, fibrinolytic, and antiplatelet drugs -- Drug therapy for hypercholesterolemia and dyslipidemia -- Histamine, bradykinin, and their antagonists -- Lipid-derived autacoids: eicosanoids and platelet-activating factor -- Anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, and analgesic agents; pharmacotherapy of gout -- Immunosuppressants, tolerogens, and immunostimulants -- Pulmonary pharmacology -- Hematopoietic agents: growth factors, minerals, and vitamins -- Introduction to endocrinology: the hypothalamic-pituitary axis -- Thyroid and anti-thyroid drugs -- Estrogens and progestins -- Androgens -- ACTH, adrenal steroids, and pharmacology of the adrenal cortex -- Endocrine pancreas and pharmacotherapy of diabetes mellitus and hypoglycemia -- Agents affecting mineral ion homeostasis and bone turnover -- Pharmacotherapy of gastric acidity, peptic ulcers, and gastroesophageal reflux disease -- Treatment of disorders of bowel motility and water flux; anti-emetics; agents used in biliary and pancreatic disease -- Pharmacotherapy of inflammatory bowel disease -- General principles of antimicrobial therapy -- Chemotherapy of malaria -- Chemotherapy of protozoal infections: amebiasis, giardiasis, trichomoniasis, trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, and other protozoal infections -- Chemotherapy of helminth infections -- Sulfonamides, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, quinolones, and agents for urinary tract infections -- Penicillins, cephalosporins, and other β-lactam antibiotics -- Aminoglycosides -- Protein synthesis inhibitors and miscellaneous antibacterial agents -- Chemotherapy of tuberculosis, mycobacterium avium complex disease, and leprosy -- Antifungal agents -- Antiviral agents (nonretroviral) -- Antiretroviral agents and treatment of HIV infection -- General principles of cancer chemotherapy -- Cytotoxic agents -- Targeted therapies: tyrosine kinase inhibitors, monoclonal antibodies, and cytokines -- Natural products in cancer chemotherapy: hormones and related agents -- Ocular pharmacology -- Dermatological pharmacology -- Contraception and pharmacotherapy of obstetrical and gynecological disorders -- Environmental toxicology; carcinogens and heavy metals -- Appendix I: Principles of prescription order writing and patient compliance -- Appendix II: Design and optimization of dosage regimens: pharmacokinetic data.
    Also available: Print – 2011
  • 2011 ClinicalKey
    Stephen W. Moore ; with assistance of Jo A. Griffith.
    Help your patients understand what their illness is and how it will affect their regular routine.
  • 2007 Ovid
    [edited by] C. Edward Coffey, Thomas W. McAllister, Jonathan M. Silver.
    Apathy and related disorders of diminished motivation -- Delirium -- Cognitive impairment -- Global cognitive impairment : the dementias -- Disturbances of mood, affect, and emotion -- Anxiety -- Psychosis in neuropsychiatric disorders -- Nonepileptic seizures -- Parkinsonian movement disorders -- Hyperkinetic movement disorders -- Changes in personality -- Pain -- Sleep disorders -- Unexplained neuropsychiatric symptoms -- Intellectual disabilities of developmental onset -- Agitation and aggression -- Forensic neuropsychiatry -- Rational approach to brain imaging and electrophysiology.
  • 2007
    Mary Anne Koda-Kimble ... [et al.].
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Adverse effects of chemotherapy -- Hematological malignancies -- Solid tumors -- Hematopoietic cell transplantation -- Pediatric considerations -- Neonatal therapy -- Pediatric immunizations -- Pediatric infectious diseases -- Pediatric nutrition -- Cystic fibrosis -- Geriatric drug use -- Geriatric dementias -- Geriatric urological disorders. Dosing of drugs in renal failure -- Solid organ transplantation -- Adult enteral nutrition -- Adult parenteral nutrition -- Dermatotherapy and drug-induced skin disorders -- Acne -- Psoriasis -- Photosensitivity and burns -- Gout and hyperuricemia -- Rheumatic disorders -- Connective tissue disorders : the clinical use of corticosteroids -- Contraception -- Obstetrics drug therapy -- Teratogenicity and drugs in breast milk -- Gynecologic and other disorders of women -- Thyroid disorders -- Diabetes mellitus -- Eye disorders -- Headache -- Parkinson's disease -- Seizure disorders -- Cerebrovascular disorders -- Principles of infectious diseases -- Antimicrobial prophylaxis for surgical procedures -- Central nervous system infections -- Endocarditis -- Respiratory tract infections -- Tuberculosis -- Infectious diarrhea -- Intra-abdominal infections -- Urinary tract infections -- Interpretation of clinical laboratory tests -- Herbs and nutritional supplements -- Anaphylaxis and drug allergies -- Managing acute drug toxicity -- Delivering culturally competent care -- End-of-life care -- Nausea and vomiting -- Pain -- Perioperative care -- Acid-base disorders -- Fluid and electrolyte disorders -- Dyslipidemias atherosclerosis, and coronary heart disease -- Essential hypertension -- Peripheral vascular disorders -- Thrombosis -- Ischemic heart disease : anginal syndromes -- Myocardial infarction -- Heart failure -- Cardiac arrhythmias -- Hypertensive emergencies -- Shock -- Asthma -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Acute and chronic rhinitis -- Drug-induced pulmonary disorders -- Upper gastrointestinal disorders -- Lower gastrointestinal disorders -- Alcoholic cirrhosis -- Adverse effects of drugs on the liver -- Acute renal failure -- Chronic kidney disease -- Renal dialysis -- Sexually transmitted diseases -- Infections of skin, soft tissue, and bone -- Infections in neutropenic cancer patients -- Pharmacotherapy of human immunodeficiency virus infection -- Opportunistic infections (OIs) in HIV patients -- Fungal infections -- Viral infections -- Viral hepatitis -- Parasitic infections -- Tick-borne disease -- Anxiety disorders -- Sleep disorders -- Schizophrenia -- Mood disorders I : major depressive disorders -- Mood disorders II : bipolar disorders -- Psychiatric disorders in children, adolescents -- Eating disorders -- Drug abuse -- Alcohol abuse -- Tobacco use and dependence -- Anemias -- Drug-induced blood disorders -- Neoplastic disorders and their treatment : general principles --
  • 2008 ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Allen R. Nissenson, Richard N. Fine.
    Also available: Print – 2008
  • 2013 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Sherry X. Yang, Janet E. Dancey.
    1. Overview : therapeutic biomarkers in cancer / Sherry X. Yang and Janet E. Dancey -- 2. Statistical considerations in the development and evaluation of therapeutic biomarkers in cancer / Lisa M. McShane, Edward L. Korn, and Boris Freidlin -- 3. Role of biomarkers in clinical development of cancer therapies / Helen X. Chen -- 4. HER-2 as a prognostic and predictive biomarker in cancer / Suparna B. Wedam and Stanley Lipkowitz -- 5. Hormone receptors and endocrine therapy in breast cancer / Sherry X. Yang -- 6. Predictive biomarkers for epidermal growth factor receptor agents in non-small cell lung cancer / John Hilton, Penelope A. Bradbury, and Janet Dancey -- 7. Markers of sensitivity and resistance to EGFR inhibitors in colorectal cancer / Jose G. Monzon and Janet Dancey -- 8. Targeting BCR-ABL for molecular therapy of chronic myelogenous leukemia / Shamudheen Rafiyath, Guoqing Wei, and Delong Liu -- 9. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors : from molecular pathogenesis to therapy / Joaquina Baranda, Rashna Madan, and Andrew K. Godwin -- 10. PML/RARa fusion gene and response to retinoic acid and arsenic trioxide treatment / Alicja M. Gruszka and Myriam Alcalay -- 11. Dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency and 5-fluorouracil toxicity -- 12. UGT1A1 polymorphisms and mutations lead to irinotecan-induced toxicity / K.M. Reece and W.D. Figg -- 13. The 21-gene recurrence score and benefit of chemotherapy in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer / Petra Rietschel and Joseph A. Sparano -- 14. Mammaprint for individualized recurrence risk assessment and treatment recommendations for early-stage breast cancer patients / Sonal J. Desai and Tianhong Li -- 15. BRCA mutation and PARP inhibitors / Marcie K. Weil ... [et al.] -- 16. EML4-ALK fusion gene and therapy with ALK-targeted agents in non-small cell lung cancer / Vimal Patel and Biren Saraiya -- 17. BRAF-targeted therapy in metastatic melanoma / Noori Kim and April Deng.
  • 2006 ScienceDirect
    edited by Aubrey H. Fine.
    The original edition was the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the ways in which animals can assist therapists with treatment of specific populations, and/or in specific settings. The second edition continues in this vein, with 7 new chapters plus substantial revisions of continuing chapters as the research in this field has grown. New coverage includes: Animals as social supports, Use of AAT with Special Needs students, the role of animals in the family- insights for clinicians, and measuring the animal-person bond. Also features contributions from veterinarians, animal trainers, psychologists, and social workers as well as guidelines and best practices for using animals as therapeutic companions, and addresses specific types of patients and environmental situations. From publisher description.
  • 2006 Springer
    edited by Daniel Mathieu.
  • 2012 Springer
    Pete Humphries, Marian M. Humphries, Lawrence C. S. Tam, G. Jane Farrar, Paul F. Kenna, Matthew Campbell, Anna-Sophia Kiang.
    Introduction -- Gene-based medicines targeting genetic defects directly and molecular pathologies common to multiple forms of disease -- Molecular medicines.
  • 2013 Springer
    Hideo Kimura, editor.
    The metabolism of sulfur especially by sulfurtransferases had been intensively studied in mid 1900s. Three enzymes, cystathionine synthase (CBS), cystathionine lyase (CSE) and 3-mercaptopyruvate sulfurtransferase (3MST) were found to have the capacity to produce H2S in vitro. However, H2S was recognized simply as a by-product of the metabolic pathways or as a marker for evaluating the activity of enzymes rather than as a physiological active molecule. In the late 1980s relatively high concentrations of sulfide were measured in the brain that led to the successive studies of identifying the physiological functions of H2S. Recently, the steady-state concentrations of H2S have been re-evaluated and found to be much less than that initially measured. However, despite these differences, such re-evaluations served to further confirm the existence of H2S in mammalian tissues. H2S is produced in almost every organ and plays various roles such as neuromodulation, vasodilation, insulin release, inflammation, angiogenesis and cytoprotection. The unregulated production of H2S and improper responses of target molecules are involved in the pathogenesis of various diseases. This book focuses on these topics as well as on the recent progress in the biology and the therapeutic development of this molecule.
  • 2010 Springer
    Hayden Bosworth, editor.
    Introduction -- Physical activity and adherence -- Improving dietary adherence -- Medication adherence -- Smoking cessation and adherence -- Cancer screening adherence -- Hormonal contraceptives and adherence -- Chronic pain and adherence -- Adherence and psychotherapy -- Adherence to treatment for depression -- Adherence in the treatment of HIV and other infectious diseases -- Adherence and substance use -- Special considerations of medication adherence in childhood and adolescence -- Special considerations of adherence in older adults.
  • 2014 ScienceDirect
    Gerardo Caruso, Lucia Merlo, Maria Caffo.
  • 2015 Springer
    Erik Rifkin, Andrew Lazris.
    Part I: Setting the Stage -- Shared Decision Making (SDM) -- Decision Aids -- Towards a Universal Decision Aid -- Involving the Patient in Decision Making -- BRCTs -- Part II: Case Studies Health Benefits and Risks -- Breast Cancer Screening: Mammograms -- Colon Cancer Screening with Colonoscopy -- Prostate Cancer Screening -- Screening for Lung Cancer with Spiral CT -- Health Effects of Smoking -- Exercise Stress Tests -- The Use of Warfarin in Atrial Fibrillation -- Aspirin for Prevention of Heart Disease and Stroke -- Screening for Carotid Stenoses in Asymptomatic Patients -- Cholesterol Screening -- Statins, Cholesterol and Coronary Heart Disease -- Annual Exam -- Screening for and Treating Dementia -- Osteoporosis: Bone Density Testing and Drug Treatment -- Osteoporosis: Calcium and Vitamin D -- Estrogen Replacement Therapy -- Vitamins and Supplements -- MRI and Back Pain -- Antibiotics in Sinusitis and Bronchitis -- Final Thoughts.
  • 2014 Springer
    Birgit Kumbrink.
    K-taping in theory - the special elastic tape's properties, basic principles and effects -- fundamentals of k-tape application -- contraindications. K-taping in practice -- the four major application techniques (muscle, ligament, correction, lymph applications), each described in detail and illustrated with a clinical case -- 70 particularly common medical conditions, and their treatment using k-tape applications -- each technique illustrated in up to six full-color photos and anatomical drawings -- concise step-by-step instruction, covering the specifics of each medical condition, plus additional practical tips -- memo boxes, summarizing the main points to remember.
  • 2015 Springer
    O. Topaz, editor.
    Preface -- Laser physics and laser sources for cardiovascular applications -- Optic fibers and mechanical properties of laser catheters -- Landmarks along the introduction of laser to cardiovascular therapy -- Laser-thrombus interaction: from basic research to clinical utilization in the management of cardiovascular diseases -- Laser for treatment of acute coronary syndromes -- Laser for management of ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction -- Laser for revascularization of complex targets: old SVGs, CTO, left main disease, stent restenosis -- Laser utilization for synergistic technology strategy for coronary revascularization: laser and directional rotablation; laser combined with drug eluting balloon -- Laser for revascularization of peripheral arterial disease- SFA, renal, subclavian, carotid arteries -- Laser for infra-popliteal revasculariztion -- TMR- physiology, pathology and basic research concepts -- TMR-endovascular and surgical techniques and clinical outcomes -- Laser application for venous thrombosis -- Laser for IVC filter removal -- Laser for interventional electrophysiology ? extraction and removal of pacemaker and AICD leads -- Laser for treatment of cardiac arrhythmias -- Laser application for treatment of congenital heart disease -- Nursing perspectives of cardiovascular laser procedures -- Laser safety in the cardiovascular suite and the operation room -- Laser induced cardiovascular complications : mechanisms, recognition and management -- Laser in cardiovascular veterinary medicine.
  • 2002 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Ronald W. Waynant ; foreword by the late Dr. Leon Goldman.
    Also available: Print – 2002
  • 2009 Springer
    edited by Stewart Goldman, Christopher Turner.
    Part I. Overview of brain tumor survivorship -- Introduction to brain tumor survivorship and historical perspective / Stewart Goldman and Christopher D. Turner -- Late effects of neurosurgery / Arthur J. DiPatri, Martin Pham, and Kenji Muro -- Late effects of CNS radiation therapy / Helen A. Shih, Jay S. Loeffler, and Nancy J. Tarbell -- Late effects of chemotherapy / Sridharan Gururangan -- Late effects of stem cell transplantation in brain tumor survivors / Karina Danner-Koptik, David A. Jacobsohn, and Kimberley J. Dilley -- Effect of cancer treatment on neural stem and progenitor cells / Jörg Dietrich and Santosh Kesari -- The pediatric brain tumor late effects clinic / Kimberly J. Dilley and Barbara Lockart -- Part II. Medical late effects of brain tumor treatment -- Neurological complications in adults / Michelle Monje and Patrick Y. Wen -- Neurological complications in children / Sonia Partap and Paul Graham Fisher -- Strokes among childhood brain tumor survivors / Daniel C. Bowers -- Endocrine late effects: manifestations and treatments / Jason R. Fangusaro and Elizabeth Eaumann Littlejohn -- Ocular consequences and late effects of brain tumor treatments / María E. Echevarría and Joanna L. Weinstein -- Auditory late effects of chemotherapy / Anna K. Meyer and Nancy M. Young -- Reproductive health issues in survivors of childhood and adult brain tumors / Tress Goodwin, B. Elizabeth Delasobera, and Paul Graham Fisher -- Cancer predisposition syndromes / Joanna L. Weinstein, Kanyalakshmi Ayyanar, and Melody A. Watral -- Secondary neoplasms following treatment for brain tumors / Joanna L. Weinstein, Kanyalakshmi Ayyanar, and Melody A. Watral.
    Also available: Print – 2009
  • 2006 ScienceDirect
    [edited by] Mahmud T.H. Kahn, Arjumand Ather.
    Reverse pharmacognosy : a new concept for accelerating natural drug discovery / Quoc-Tuan Do and Philippe Bernard -- Effects of plant extracts on gene expression profiling : from macroarrays to microarray technology / Carlo Mischiati, Alessia Sereni, Mahmud Tareq Hassan Khan, Ilaria Lampronti and Roberto Gambari -- Effects of medicinal plant extracts on molecular interactions between DNA and transcription factors / Ilaria Lampronti, Mahmud Tareq Hassan Khan, Nicoletta Bianchi, Giordana Feriotto, Carlo Mischiati, Monica Borgatti and Roberto Gambari -- Plants with antitumor properties : from biologically active molecules to drugs / Ilaria Lampronti, Mahmud Tareq Hassan Khan, Nicoletta Bianchi, Elisabetta Lambertini, Roberta Piva, Monica Borgatti and Roberto Gambari -- Herbal extracts and compounds active against herpes simplex virus / Kenneth D. Thompson -- Pharmacological modulation of cough reflex / Gabriela Nosalova, Juraj Mokry and Sona Franova -- Phytotherapy of cough / Sona Franova, Gabriela Nosalova and Juraj Mokry -- The medicinal potential of black seed (Nigella sativa) and its components / Hala Gali-Muhtasib, Nahed El-Najjar and Regine Schneider-Stock -- Cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors from natural sources : recent advances and future prospects for cancer treatment / Hala Gali-Muhtasib -- Anticancer and medicinal properties of essential oil and extracts of East Mediterranean sage (salvia triloba) / Hala Gali-Muhtasib -- Marine organisms from Brazil as source of potential anticancer agents / Letícia Veras Costa-Lotufo, Cláudia Pessoa, Maria Elisabete A. Moraes, Adaíla Marta Paixão Almeida, Manoel Odorico de Moraes and Tito Monteiro da Cruz Lotufo -- Anticancer potential of Northeast Brazilian plants / Cláudia Pessoa, Letícia Veras Costa-Lotufo, Albert Leyva, Maria Elisabete Amaral de Moraes and Manoel Odorico de Moraes -- Safety and efficacy of phytomedicines / Manoel Odorico de Moraes, Fernando Antônio Frota Bezerra, Letícia Veras Costa-Lotufo, Cláudia Pessoa and Maria Elisabete Amaral de Moraes -- Pharmacological and biochemical profiling of lead compounds from traditional remedies : the case of Croton cajucara / Maria Aparecida M. Maciel, Tereza Neuma C. Dantas, Janaína Keila P. Câmara, Angelo C. Pinto, Valdir F. Veiga Jr., Carlos R. Kaiser, Nuno A. Pereira, Cristina M.T.S. Carneiro, Frederico A. Vanderlinde, Antônio J. Lapa, Aniele R. Agner, Ilce M.S. Cólus, Juliana Echevarria-Lima, Noema F. Grynberg, Andressa Esteves-Souza, Kenia Pissinate and Aurea Echevarria -- Antihypertensive peptides from natural resources / Toshiro Matsui and Kiyoshi Matsumoto -- Xanthones as therapeutic agents : chemistry and pharmacology / Noungoue Tchamo Diderot, Ngouela Silvere and Tsamo Etienne -- Inhibition of immunodeficiency type-1 virus (HIV-1) life cycle by medicinal plant extracts and plant-derived compounds / Roberto Gambari and Ilaria Lampronti -- Anticancer properties of saffron, Crocus sativus Linn. / José-Antonio Fernández -- Lead compounds and drug candidates from some Turkish plants for human health / İlkay Orhan and Bilge Şener -- Molecular design of multifunctional anti-Salmonella agents based on natural products / Isao Kubo, Ken-ichi Fujita, Ken-ichi Nihei and Aya Kubo -- Plant growth inhibitory activities by secondary metabolites isolated from Latin American flora / Carlos L Céspedes, Juan C Marín, Mariana Domínguez, J Guillermo Avila and Blanca Serrato -- Metabolomics : systematic studies of the metabolic profiling / Mahmud Tareq Hassan Khan and Arjumand Ather.
  • 2012 Springer
    by David Escors, Karine Breckpot, Frederick Arce, Grazyna Kochan, Holly Stephenson.
    Annotation Gene therapy was conceived during the early and mid part of the 20th century. At first, it was considered a revolutionary biomedical procedure, which could potentially cure any disease for which the molecular bases were understood. Since then, gene therapy has gone through many stages and has evolved from a nearly unrealistic perspective to a real life application. Clinical efficacy in humans was demonstrated at the beginning of this century after its successful application in small-scale clinical trials to cure severe immunodeficiency in children. However, their successes were overshadowed some time later by the occurrence of vector-related leukaemia in a number of treated children. It is in this context that lentiviral vectors have appeared, with improved efficiency and, possibly, increased biosafety. Very recently, the first clinical trials with lentivectors have been carried out with some success. This Brief firstly defines gene therapy, and places lentivectors within this fascinating therapeutic strategy. Then follows a comprehensive description of the development of retroviral and lentiviral vectors and how to specifically target distinct cell types and tissues. The authors also discuss the application of lentivector gene therapy for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases, ending with the application of lentivectors in human gene therapy clinical trials.
  • 2009 Springer Protocols
    edited by Mattias Belting.
    Developments in macromolecular drug delivery / Mattias Belting and Anders Wittrup -- Synthetic vs. natural/biodegradable polymers for delivery of shRNA-based cancer therapies / John S. Vorhies and John J. Nemunaitis -- siRNA and DNA transfer to cultured cells / Bagavathi Gopalakrishnan and Jon Wolff -- Poly ([beta]-amino esters) : procedures for synthesis and gene delivery / Jordan J. Green ... [et al.] -- Systemic delivery and pre-clinical evaluation of nanoparticles containing antisense oligonucleotides and siRNAs / Chuanbo Zhang ... [et al.] -- Peptide-based delivery of steric-block PNA oligonucleotides / Saïd Abes ... [et al.] -- Characterizing peptide-mediated DNA internalization in human cancer cells / Anders Wittrup and Mattias Belting -- Selection and characterization of antibodies from phage display libraries against internalizing membrane antigens / Johan Fransson and Carl A.K. Borrebaeck -- Artificial membrane models for the study of macromolecular delivery / Lena Mäler and Astrid Gräslund -- Enhanced delivery of macromolecules into cells by electroendocytosis / Alexander Barbul ... [et al.] -- In vitro systems for studying epithelial transport of macromolecules / Nicole Daum ... [et al.] -- Preparation of macromolecule-containing dry powders for pulmonary delivery / Kelly S. Kraft and Marshall Grant -- Macromolecular delivery across the blood-brain barrier / Kullervo Hynynen -- Positron emission tomography (PET) and macromolecular delivery in vivo / Ludwig G. Strauss and Antonia Dimitrakopoulou-Strauss.
  • 2013 Cambridge
    [edited by] Daniel Truong, Dirk Dressler, Mark Hallett, Christopher Zachary.
    "This book tries to answer many of the questions posed above with the contributions of a team of international experts. As in the first edition, the emphasis in this book is on technique, so it is richly endowed with illustrations concerning accurate access techniques to help physicians become facile and fully competent"--Provided by publisher.
  • 2002 Ovid
    editor, Robert B. Taylor ; with 206 contributors.
    Also available: Print – 2002
  • 2015
    David H. Alpers, Beth E. Taylor, Dennis M. Bier, Samuel Klein.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2008 Ovid
    senior editor, John W. Graef ; associate editors, Joseph I. Wolfsdorf, David S. Greenes.
    Caring for children / John W. Graef, Joanne Wolfe, and Christina Ullrich -- Principles of normal newborn, well-child, and adolescent care / Wanessa Risko and Sara Forman -- Fluid and electrolytes / Cynthia Wong and John T. Herrin -- Antimicrobials and infectious diseases / Marvin B. Harper and Charlotte A. Mao -- Management of the sick newborn / Tanzeema Hossain and Anne Hansen -- Emergency and intensive care / Mark I. Neuman, Michael L. McManus, and Andrew J. Capraro -- Poisoning / Alan Woolf -- Renal disorders / Michelle A. Baum and Michael J.G. Somers -- Cardiac disorders / John M. Costello and Edward P. Walsh -- Management of nutritional, gastrointestinal, and hepatic disorders / Douglas S. Fishman and Athos Bousvaros -- Metabolic disorders / Edward Neilan and Deborah Marsden -- Endocrine disorders / Joseph I. Wolfsdorf and Diego Botero -- Prepubertal and adolescent gynecologic disorders / Susan H. Gray and Marc R. Laufer -- Hematologic disorders / Christy Duncan and Matthew M. Heeney -- Allergic and immunodeficiency disorders / Bryce A. Binstadt and Lynda Schneider -- Dermatologic disorders / Stephen Gellis -- Inflammatory disorders / Robert Sundel -- Musculoskeletal disorders / Richard G. Bachur and Peter M. Waters -- Neurologic disorders / Omar Khwaja, Alexander Rotenberg, and Scott L. Pomeroy -- Management of the child with developmental disabilities and specialized health care needs / Laurie Glader and Nedda Hobbs -- Behavioral disorders / Carolyn Bridgemohan and Barbara Burr -- Formulary / Shannon F. Manzi and Brenda Dodson.
    Also available: Print – 2008
  • 2015 Springer
    Lawrence V. Gulotta, Edward V. Craig, editors.
    Presenting a logical, comprehensive approach to the patient with a massive rotator cuff tear, this book begins with the pathoanatomy and diagnostic work-up for this common injury, including imaging. Both non-operative and operative treatment options for massive tears follow, including arthroscopy, the use of biologics and patches, tendon transfers, and hemiarthroplasty and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty. A practical treatment algorithm for clinicians treating patients with massive rotator cuff tears is also included. Each chapter opens with pearls and pitfalls covering the main key points for quick reference. The overarching theme of this book is that patients with similar imaging findings may demonstrate very different clinical presentations, and the final treatment recommendation should be made based on their complaints and expectations. As such, it will be an excellent resource for orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine and shoulder physicians, physiatrists, physical medicine and rehab specialists, and occupational therapists.
  • 2012 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Ronald Ross Watson.
    "This new edition presents information on how melatonin is synthesized and produced in the body as well as how this hormone affects several diseases. The book heavily focuses on prevention as well as treatment of various human disease states including behavior disorders, mental disorders, breast cancer, bone health, and gastrointestinal diseases. It covers the role of melatonin in the prevention of oxidative stress, mutagenesis, sun damage, ocular health, gut motility, and detoxification. It also presents mechanisms of melatonin action in humans including cell modulation, signaling mechanisms, protective effects, and melatonin receptors as well as its role as an antioxidant"--Provided by publisher.
  • 2005 Wiley
    [edited by] Marcel Gielen, Edward R.T. Tiekink.
    Chapter 1. ₃Li Lithium Metallotherapeutics / Robin S.B. Williams and Adrian J. Harwood, p. 1-17 -- Chapter 2. ₅B Boron Compounds as Therapeutic Drugs / Geeta Rana, Kamesh Vyakaranam, John A. Maguire and Narayan S. Hosmane, p. 19-49 -- Chapter 3. ₁₂Mg The Role of Magnesium As a Metallotherapeutic Drug / Pietro Delva, p. 51-64 -- Chapter 4. ₁₃Al Aluminum Metallotherapeutics / Thanos Salifoglou, p. 65-82 -- Chapter 5. ₁₄Si Biological Activity of Organosilicon Compounds / Edmunds Lukevics and Luba Ignatovich, p. 83-107 -- Chapter 6. ₂₀Ca The Role of Calcium As a Metallotherapeutic Drug / Mario Barbagallo and Ligia J. Dominguez, p. 109-124 -- Chapter 7. ₂₂Ti Anti-Tumor Titanium Drugs / Erich Dubler, p. 125-142 -- Chapter 8. ₂₃V Insulin-Mimetic Vanadium-Containing Compounds / Tamás Kiss and Tamás Jakusch, p. 143-158 -- Chapter 9. ₂₅Mn Manganese Metallotherapeutics / Jeanne H. Freeland-Graves, Tanushree Bose and Abbass Karbassian, p. 159-178 -- Chapter 10. ₂₆Fe The Use of Iron-Based Drugs in Medicine / Xiang Wu and Mei Lin Go, p. 179-200 -- Chapter 11. ₂₇Co Cobalt Complexes As Potential Pharmaceutical Agents / Hui Chao and Liang-Nian Ji, p. 201-218 -- Chapter 12. ₂₉Cu Chemotherapeutic Copper Compounds / Francisco González-Vílchez and Rosario Vilaplana, p. 219-236 -- Chapter 13. ₃₀Zn The Role of Zinc As a Metallotherapeutic Agent / Jane V. Higdon and Emily Ho, p. 237-257 -- Chapter 14. ₃₁Ga Therapeutic Gallium Compounds / Lawrence R. Bernstein, p. 259-277 -- Chapter 15. ₃₂Ge Biological Activity of Organogermanium Compounds / Edmunds Lukevics and Luba Ignatovich, p. 279-295 -- Chapter 16. ₃₃As Metallotherapeutic Arsenic Compounds / Paul C. Ho, p. 297-311 -- Chapter 17. ₃₄Se The Use of Selenium-Based Drugs in Medicine / Michael Carland and Tahli Fenner, p. 313-332 -- Chapter 18. ₄₃Tc Technetium in Medicine / Oyebola O. Sogbein and John F. Valliant, p. 333-358 -- Chapter 19. ₄₄Ru Perspectives of Ruthenium Complexes in Cancer Therapy / Olivier Lentzen, Cécile Moucheron and Andrée Kirsch-De Mesmaeker, p. 359-378 -- Chapter 20. ₄₅Rh Rhodium in Medicine / Florian P. Pruchnik, p. 379-397 -- Chapter 21. ₄₆Pd The Use of Palladium Complexes in Medicine / Achilleas Garoufis, Sotiris K. Hadjikakou and Nick Hadjiliadis, p. 399-419 -- Chapter 22. ₅₀Sn Tin Compounds and Their Therapeutic Potential / Marcel Gielen and Edward R.T. Tiekink, p. 421-439 -- Chapter 23. ₅₁Sb Antimony in Medicine / Siucheong Yan, Lan Jin and Hongzhe Sun, p. 441-461 -- Chapter 24. ₇₅Re Therapeutic Rhenium Radiopharmaceuticals / Jonathan R. Dilworth and Paul S. Donnelly, p. 463-487 -- Chapter 25. ₇₈Pt Platinum-Based Drugs / Viktor Brabec and Jana Kasparkova, p. 489-506 -- Chapter 26. ₇₉Au Gold-Based Metallotherapeutics: Use and Potential / Soo Yei Ho and Edward R.T. Tiekink, p. 507-527 -- Chapter 27. ₈₃Bi Bismuth-Based Pharmaceuticals / Neil Burford and Melanie D. Eelman, p. 529-540 -- Chapter 28. Paramagnetic Metal Complexes As Contrast Agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging / Silvio Aime, Alessandro Barge, Eliana Gianolio, Simonetta Geninatti Crich, Walter Dastrú and Fulvio Uggeri, p. 541-560.
  • 2015 Springer
    Patricia Lynn Dobkin, editor.
    Chapter 1. Introduction: Mindful Medical Practice -- Chapter 2. Mindful Rounds, Narrative Medicine, House Calls and Other Stories -- Chapter 3. Lost Heart(beat)/Broken(body) -- Chapter 4. Working with Groups Mindfully -- Chapter 5. The Opera of Medicine -- Chapter 6. The Mindful Psychiatrist: Being Present with Suffering -- Chapter 7. The Death of a Snowflake -- Chapter 8. Carmen's Story -- Chapter 9. A Mindful Life in Medicine: One Pediatrician's Reflections on Being Mindful -- Chapter 10. Embodied Wisdom: Meeting Experience through the Body -- Chapter 11: Minding Baby Abigale -- Chapter 12. Mindfulness in Oncology: Healing Through Relationship -- Chapter 13. Choosing to Survive: A Change in Reproductive Plans -- Chapter 14. Mindfulness in the Realm of Hungry Ghosts -- Chapter 15. In the Heart of Cancer -- Chapter 16. Hiking on the Eightfold Path -- Chapter 17. Strengthening the Therapeutic Alliance Through Mindfulness: One Nephrologist's Experiences -- Chapter 18. Richard's Embers -- Chapter 19. Mindful Decisions in Urogynecological Surgery: Paths from Awareness to Action -- Chapter 20. The Good Mother -- Chapter 21. I Am My Brother's Keeper -- Chapter 22. The Mindful Shift -- Chapter 23. Lifeline -- Chapter 24. Medical Students' Voices: Reflections on Mindlessness During Clinical Encounters -- Chapter 25. Growth and Freedom in 5 Chapters -- Chapter 26. A Wounded Healer's Reflections on Healing -- Chapter 27. Mindfulness, Presence and Whole Person Care -- Chapter 28. Mindful Attitudes Open Hearts in Clinical Practice -- Index.
  • 2013 Future Med
    editor, Fatih M. Uckun.
    Monoclonal antibodies in contemporary cancer therapy / Fatih M. Uckun -- mAbs targeting CD20 and other lymphocyte CD markers in lymphoma treatment / Letizia Polito, Rossella Mancuso, Daniele Mercatelli, Massimo Bortolotti & Andrea Bolognesi -- mAbs targeting CTLA-4 and clinical outcomes / Francesco Spagnolo, Virginia Picasso & Paola Queirolo -- mAbs targeting VEGF/VEGFR and clinical outcomes in cancer treatment / Brendan Curley, Michael Newton & Jame Abraham -- mAbs targeting RANKL in bone metastasis treatment / Bérengère Gobin, Marc Baud'Huin, Bertrand Isidor, Dominique Heymann & Marie-Françoise Heymann -- Novel mAb-based therapies for leukemia / Osmond J. D'Cruz & Fatih M. Uckun -- Index.
  • 2013 Future Med
    editor, Jan B. Vermorken.
    Monoclonal antibodies targeting EGFR/HER2 and clinical outcomes in cancer treatment / Jan B. Vermorken -- Colorectal cancer / Christian Rolfo, Giuseppe Bronte, Antonio Russo & Marc Peeters -- Breast cancer / Sevilay Altintas -- Lung cancer and genitourinary cancers / Dirk Schrijvers -- Tumors of the skin, the CNS and the head and neck / Pol Specenier -- Gynecologic cancers / Jan B. Vermorken -- Index.
  • 2011 Future Med
    editor, Leonidas C. Platanias.
    mTOR inhibitors in cancer treatment / Leonidas C. Platanias -- Overview and mechanism of action of mTOR inhibitors / Stéphane Oudard -- mTOR inhibitors in renal cell carcinoma / Piotr J. Wysocki -- mTOR inhibitors in hepatocellular carcinoma / Gerhard Treiber & Thomas Wex -- mTOR inhibitors in ovarian cancer / Susana M. Campos -- mTOR inhibitors in breast cancer / Ingrid A. Mayer -- mTOR inhibitors in Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas / Sonali M. Smith.
  • 2009 Springer
    Roland Haas, Vera Brandes (eds.).
    Introduction : music that works / Roland Haas -- Sonification : listen to brain activity / Gerald Baier, Thomas Hermann -- Chronobiology, as a foundation for and an approach to a new understanding of the influence of music / Hans-Ullrich Balzer -- Music as medicine : incorporating scalable music-based interventions into standard medical practice / Vera Brandes -- A perspective on evidence-based practice / Cheryl Dileo, Joke Bradt -- The audio-vocal system in song and speech development / Wilfried Gruhn -- The significance of exposure to music for the formation and stabilisation of complex neuronal relationship matrices in the human brain : implications for the salutogenetic effects of intervention by means of music theory / Gerald Hüther -- Music and the self / Petr Janata -- Neural substrates of processing syntax and semantics in music / Stefan Koelsch -- A city upon a hill : making scientific progress in brain-based music research in typical development, autism, and other disorders / Nicolas Lange, Janet E. Lainhart -- The rhythm of the heart, the tempus of music : Mozart, Ligeti, and the rat / Björn Lemmer -- Music and child neurology : a developmental perspective / Luisa Lopez -- Prenatal "experience" and the phylogenesis and ontogenesis of music / Richard Parncutt -- Music and the evolution of human brain function / Juan G. Roederer -- Clinical applications of music therapy in neurologic rehabilitation / Concetta M. Tomaino -- Human biochronology : on the source and functions of "musicality" / Colwyn Trevarthen -- A study of synchronisation behaviour in a group of test persons during Basky and Dhikr exercises via psycho-physiological monitoring / Gerhard Tucek, Elisabeth Ferstl, Florentina Maria Fritz -- Resonance and silence : the significance in medicine / Rolf Verres -- Emotion modulation by means of music and coping behaviour / Richard von Georgi, Miriam Göbel, Stefan Gebhardt -- Identifying the effectiveness of a music-based auditory stimulation method, on children with sensory integration and auditory processing concerns : a pilot study / John Esteves ... [et al.] -- Music as a medicine : incorporating music into standard hospital care / Vera Brandes.
  • 2013 Springer
    Veda Eswarappa, Sujata K. Bhatia.
    This book advances biomedical innovations to address the plethora of health problems afflicting the developing world. A panoply of cultural, economic, infrastructural, and other factors prevent many interventions currently popular in the developed world from being similarly effective in the developing world. This book discusses less-traditional approaches, such as naturally based biomaterials and therapeutics, an area that has traditionally been overlooked but has also demonstrated impressive potential for health applications in recent years. This book explores precisely the kinds of applications which can enable countries like India to access more effective, inexpensive treatments while also taking more ownership of their healthcare technologies and innovations.
  • 2014 Future Med
    editors, Mario Campone, Jean-Sébastien Frenel.
    Neoadjuvant therapy in breast cancer / Mario Campone & Jean-Sébastien Frenel -- Ask the experts : neoadjuvant therapy : current options / Mark Beresford -- Evaluation of complete pathologic response / Audrey Mailliez, Géraldine Lauridant-Philippin & Jacques M Bonneterre -- Recommendation and predictors of pathologic response / Vladimir F. Semiglazov & Vladislav V. Semiglazov -- Combination chemotherapy and targeted agents / Victoria Brown & Stephen Chan -- Role of radiation after neoadjuvant chemotherapy / Michelle A. Kraay & Janice A. Lyons -- Monoclonal antibody therapy / Jean-Sébastien Frenel & Mario Campone -- Multiple choice questions : answers.
  • 2015 Wiley
    Ivor S. Ebenezer.
    "Neuropsychopharmacology is a relatively new subject area in the neurosciences. It is a field of study that describes the effects of drugs from the molecular to the behavioural level and requires integration and synthesis of knowledge from various disciplines including neuroanatomy, physiology, molecular biology, pharmacology and the behavioural sciences. The principal aims of this book are to provide students with a clear understanding of CNS disorders, and an appreciation of how basic and clinical research findings can be translated into therapeutics. After an introduction to the subject area, the remaining chapters are focused on reviewing the main psychiatric and neurological disorders that are covered in most courses. They are discussed in terms of their clinical symptoms, epidemiology, pathology, aetiology, underlying neurobiological and neurochemical mechanisms, pharmacotherapy, adjunctive non-pharmacological treatments, and clinical outcomes. Each chapter of the book is a 'stand-alone' chapter and is written in a clear, accessible style. Written by an author with many years teaching and research experience, this textbook will prove invaluable for students of pharmacology, pharmacy and the medical sciences needing a truly integrated introduction to this exciting field"--Provided by publisher.
  • 2006 Springer
    Young In Park, Seung Ki Lee, editors.
  • v. 1-2, 2014 CRCnetBASE
    v. 2, 2014 CRCnetBASE
    Owen P. Green, Guy Healing.
    "There are many pharmaceuticals on the market or undergoing clinical trials that require intravenous infusion, for either short or longer periods, intermittently or continuously, and so this book should be of interest to those in pharmaceutical research and development, as well as in other research areas. These applications include chemotherapy and the treatment of various diseases such as HIV, hepatitis C, and cardiovascular disease, as well as during and following problematical surgical procedures. It is a regulatory and ethical requirement that these pharmaceuticals first be tested on both rodents and non-rodents by the clinical route, and so the range of pre-clinical experimental models is covered. The technique of prolonged intravenous delivery in conscious, free-moving animal models has also broadened the opportunities to study and evaluate the safety and efficacy of those products that have limiting biological or chemical properties such as half-life and formulation issues. In 2000 the first book covering pre-clinical infusion techniques was published by Taylor & Francis (Handbook of Pre-Clinical Continuous Intravenous Infusion, Healing and Smith, editors) and this has become the singular reference source for this technology up to the present time. However, it is now recognised that a number of the techniques have been refined since that time, and also that new and improved equipment has been developed"--Provided by publisher.
  • 2016 Springer
    Takayuki Kinoshita, editor.
    Covering the history of breast cancer, theory of radiofrequency ablation (RFA), resection of carcinoma, imaging before and after non-surgical ablation therapy and quality of life, this book focuses on extensive breast-conserving treatment for the preservation of a cosmetically acceptable breast. It investigates the feasibility of percutaneous, minimally invasive techniques to ablate breast tumors and several modalities such as cryosurgery, laser ablation, thermoablation and high-intensity focused ultrasound. Non-surgical Ablation Therapy for Early-stage Breast Cancer centers on RFA and provides insights into cryoablation and focused ultrasound surgery. RFA has been shown to be effective for treating tumors in many types of tissue, including liver, bone, brain, kidney, pancreas and prostate. As such this book is a valuable resource for breast and general surgeons, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists in all areas. The extensive discussions enable scholars to gain radiological expertise and a basic understanding of molecular biology, leading to better surgery without scalpels.
  • 2005 Springer
    K. Taira, K. Kataoka, T. Niidome, eds.
    Also available: Print – 2005
  • 2015 Springer
    K.D. Rainsford, M.C. Powanda, M.W. Whitehouse, editors.
    Aloe vera: a Natural Healing Agent for Gastro-intestinal and Chronic Inflammatory Conditions -- Chondroitin Sulphate and Glucosamine Sulphate as Potential Disease-Modifying Agents for Osteoarthritis -- Probiotics as Natural Healing Agents for Gastro-intestinal Diseases and Arthritis.- Therapeutic Effects of Ribonucleinate (Ribonucleotides) in Immuno-inflammatory and Arthritic Diseases -- The Medicinal Properties and Phytochemistry of Plants of the Genus Terminalia (Combretaceae) -- Celery Seed and Related Extracts with Anti-athritic, Anti-Ulcer and anti-Microbial Activities -- Lyprinol, Lipids and other Components of Green Lipped Mussel as Anti-Arthritic and Anti-Ulcer Agents -- Zinc Compounds as Topical and Oral Anti-Arthritic and Anti-ulcer Compounds.
  • 2012 CRCnetBASE
    edited by Pao-Hwa Lin and Laura P. Svetkey.
    "Aiming to increase awareness, this book covers measures to prevent health conditions and diseases that are associated with high blood pressure. The first section provides a comprehensive review of diet, nutrition, lifestyle, and blood pressure control. It also discusses the consequences of high blood pressure, including heart disease, kidney disease, diabetes, and stroke. The second section focuses on implementation of strategies to promote behavioral changes for blood pressure control. The final section addresses key subgroup populations and situations that require special considerations. Case studies demonstrate how lifestyle factors can be changed to control blood pressure"-- Provided by publisher.
  • 2012 CRCnetBASE
    editors, Lynn K. Thomas, Jennifer Bohnstadt Othersen.
    "This book presents variations in nutritional therapy through the five stages of chronic kidney disease. Chapters cover history of renal disease management and pathophysiology; electrolyte and acid-based disorders; acute renal disease; dialysis techniques; children/adolescents with chronic kidney disease; pregnancy with chronic kidney disease; bone and mineral disorders management; drug-nutrient/drug supplements; endocrine and lipid management; anemia management; enteral and parenteral support; nutrition post transplant; and establishing quality of life improvement parameters. The text links clinical applications to the Kidney Foundation Outcome Quality Initiative resources and provides dietary and supplement recommendations"-- Provided by publisher.
  • 2013 Springer
    Hedwig Weiss, Florian Prinz.
    Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is the collective term for a heterogenous group of genetic skin disorders characterised by the formation of blisters and erosions on skin and mucous membranes.This book deals with early childhood motor and perceptual development, a particular challenge for children with extremely fragile skin. Going into functional treatment, it addresses rehabilitation of hands and feet in EB patients with fusions or contractures.The authors are occupational therapists with long-term experience in the management of EB patients. In an extraordinary holistic approach, they present a combination of paediatric and functional areas of treatment.Occupational therapy tools and interventions can help alleviate a number of accompanying complications and symptoms of EB, enhance self-care, and improve quality of life in general.Due to its practical approach, this book not only serves as a unique guide for doctors and health care professionals but is also comprehensible and useful for patients.
  • 2011 Springer
    Velio Bocci.
    Physical-chemical properties of ozone: natural production of ozone: the toxicology of ozone -- How ozone is generated and its concentrations measured? -- Preparation of ozonated water and oil for the topical therapy: ozone as a drinking water disinfectant: ozone disinfection to prevent nosocomial infections -- How does ozone act?: how and why can we avoid ozone toxicity? -- How is ozone administered? -- The actual six therapeutic modalities -- The potential toxicity of ozone: side effects and contraindications of ozonetherapy -- Is ozone really a "wonder drug"? -- The clinical applications of ozonetherapy -- The dilemma between hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HOT) and ozone therapy -- The still uncertain future of ozone therapy in medicine.
  • 2014 R Soc Chem
    edited by Charlotte Allerton.
    This book presents a contemporary review of the field of Pain Therapeutics, including the historical medicines which still dominate standard of care treatments, as well as the new mechanisms and combinations/reformulations that have dominated the regulatory approvals over the last decade. In addition this book provides a deep review of the key biological mechanisms currently under investigation for their utility into the treatment of pain, such as ion channels, opiates and others. Additional discussion highlights the current challenges of pain research, covering a range of topics from difficulties in identifying new targets from pre-clinical models to the current regulatory and commercial challenges. This background sets the scene for recent scientific changes in pain research, such as the drive for genetic validation of targets and the derivation of human cell platforms from stem cells. Finally the book covers the discovery and development stories for two pain products approved in the last decade. These case studies for Lyrica and the Butrans patch, will give insight into the discovery and development challenges and successes for both an oral and non-oral product.
  • 2011 ClinicalKey
    Chris van der Walle [editor].
    The growing area of peptide and protein therapeutics research is of paramount importance to medical application and advancement. A needed reference for entry level researchers and researchers working in interdisciplinary. Covering cerebral delivery, pulmonary delivery, transdermal delivery, intestinal delivery, ocular delivery, parenteral delivery, and nasal delivery, this resource offers an overview of the main routes in therapeutics. Researchers across biochemistry, pharmaceutical, molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, chemistry and biotechnology fields will find this publication invaluable for peptide and protein laboratory research. Covers current and emerging routes for delivery of therapeutics with a focus on end application Covers Comparative Effectiveness Research Concise, accessible information from active researchers in academia and industry.
  • 2014 Springer
    Sergio Sandrucci, Baudolino Mussa, editors.
    Indications for central venous cannulation in critically ill patients have increased dramatically in recent years owing to the use of more complex therapies unsuitable for delivery via peripheral veins. The main drawbacks of central venous access are morbidity and the growing scarcity of experienced operators. Ultrasound-guided peripheral venous access offers a solution, in that it reduces morbidity and can be performed by a dedicated nursing team. The aim of this book is to teach the fundamentals of this emerging technique. Advice is provided on the choice of materials and on vein selection. The advantages and disadvantages of peripherally inserted central venous catheters (PICC) in relation to other types of central venous catheter are discussed, and the principles of use and practical applications of ultrasound for venipuncture are explained. Maneuvers for PICC positioning, techniques for the evaluation of PICC tip placement, and the prevention, diagnosis, and management of complications are all described in detail. Advice is also provided on the organization of a dedicated PICC team within a hospital or a supportive care program, and psychological, legal, and economic issues are considered. Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheters will be of interest to a wide range of professionals, including nutritionists, oncologists, anesthesiologists, surgeons, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, and radiologists.
  • 2012 Wiley
    edited by Loralie J. Langman, Amitava Dasgupta.
    Pharmacogenomics principles : introduction to personalized medicine / Parvaz Madadi, and Gideon Koren -- Traditional therapeutic drug monitoring and pharmacogenomics : are they complementary? / Christine Snozek, Loralie J. Langman, and Amitava Dasgupta -- Pharmacogenomics aspect of warfarin therapy / Matthew D. Krasowski -- Pharmacogenetics and cancer chemotherapy / Christine L.H. Snozek -- Pharmacogenomic considerations in anesthesia and pain management / Christine Formea, Wayne T. Nicholson -- Pharmacogenomics of immunosuppressants / Nicolas Picard and Pierre Marquet -- Pharmacogenomics of cardiovascular drugs / Linnea M. Baudhuin -- Pharmacogenomics aspect of antiretroviral therapy / Natella Y. Rakhmanina and John N. van den Anker -- Pharmacogenetics of psychoactive drugs / Jorge L. Sepulveda -- Pharmacogenomic aspects of adverse drug-drug interactions / Loralie J. Langman and Christine Snozek -- Microarray technology and other methods in pharmacogenomics testing / Jorge L. Sepulveda -- Pharmacogenetic testing in the clinical laboratory environment / Mark P. Borgman and Mark W. Linder.
  • 2009 ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Scott A. Waldman, Andre Terzic.
    Everything you need to know about all of today's drugs in a coherent, easy-to-use format - from the underlying science through innovation, translation, regulation, and clinical implementation. This multimedia resource fills a critical need for a more clinically focused, user-friendly pharmacology reference. Evidence-based therapeutic guidelines facilitate decision making; and coverage of pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics, regenerative pharmacology, stem cell therapies, and the emerging field of individualized medicine keeps you at the forefront of the latest developments.
  • 2011 Springer
    Kerry S. Courneya, Christine M. Friedenreich, editors.
    This book explores in depth the relation between physical activity and cancer control, including primary prevention, coping with treatments, recovery after treatments, long-term survivorship, secondary prevention, and survival. The first part of the book presents the most recent research on the impact of physical activity in preventing a range of cancers. In the second part, the association between physical activity and cancer survivorship is addressed. The effects of physical activity on supportive care endpoints (e.g., quality of life, fatigue, physical functioning) and disease endpoints (e.g., biomarkers, recurrence, survival) are carefully analyzed. In addition, the determinants of physical activity in cancer survivors (e.g., medical, social cognitive, environmental) are discussed, and behavior change strategies for increasing physical activity in cancer survivors (e.g., counseling, print materials) are appraised. The final part of the book is devoted to further special topics, including the relation of physical activity to pediatric cancer survivorship and to palliative cancer care.
  • 2016 Cambridge
    edited by Linda C.W. Lam, Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Immediate Past President, Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists, Past Chief Editor, East Asian Archives of Psychiatry, Founding President, Chinese Dementia Research Association, Michelle Riba, Professor and Associate Chair for Integrated MEdical and Psychiatric Services, Department of Psychiatry; Director, PsychOncology Program, Compreshensive Cancer Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, Past President, American Psychiatric Association, American Association of Directors of Pychiatry Residency Training, and Association of Academic Psychiatry, Secretary for Scientific Publications, World Psychiatric Association.
    Recent developments of physical activity interventions as an adjuvant therapy in mental disorders / Linda C.W. Lam -- Exercise interventions for youth with psychiatric disorders / Richard R. Dopp -- Exercise for the treatment of depression / David A. Baron, Samantha Lasarow, and Steven H. Baron -- Activity intervention for first episode psychosis / Eric Chen and Edwin Lee -- Aerobic exercise for people with schizophrenic psychosis / Berend Malchow, Andrea Schmitt, and Peter Falkai -- Physical exercise to calm your 'nerves' / Linda C.W. Lam, Arthur D.P. Mak and Sing Lee -- The Treatment with Exercise Augmentation for Depression (TREAD) study / Chad D. Rethorst, Tracy L. Greer, and Madhukar H. Trivedi -- Physical activity interventions for minor and major neurocognitive disorders -- Nicola T. Lautenschlager and Kay l. Cox -- Yoga-based interventions for the management of psychiatric disorders / Shivarama Varambally and B.N. Gangadhar -- Physical exercise for brain health in later life : how does it work? / Amit Lampit, Shantel L. Duffy, and Michael Valenzuela -- Depression and cardiovascular risk : exercise as a treatment / Bradley L. Stilger, Barry A. Franklin, Justin E. Trivax, and Thomas E. Vanhecke.
  • 2013 CRCnetBASE
    editors, Colleen Carkeet, Kerry Grann, R. Keith Randolph, Dawna Salter Venzon, Samatha M. Izzy.
    "An examination of foods, botanicals, and phytochemicals as they relate to the prevention of age-related chronic diseases, this book discusses herbs and spices in cancer prevention; wine, phenolics, and cancer; anthocyanins in cardiovascular health; anti-inflammatories; skin photoprotection; beny phytochemicals; green tea catechins; and cognitive function in the elderly. The book begins with an overview of phytonutrients in human health and disease, and covers chronic disease prevention, bone and joint health, skin health, obesity and metabolism, and brain health. The final chapter describes an analytical technique 'proving very powerful in phytonutrient research in humans"--Provided by publisher.
  • 2013 ScienceDirect
    Kevin John O'Connor, Sue Ammen.
    Ch.1. Theoretical Foundations -- Ch.2. Recognizing, Addressing, and Celebrating Diversity -- Ch.3. Logistics -- Ch.4. Data Collection: Intake and Mental Status -- Ch.5. Assessment -- Ch.6. Case Conceptualization -- Ch.7. Treatment Planning -- Ch.8. Interventions -- Ch.9. Session Activities -- Ch.10. Jennifer.

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