Taylor & Francis India: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

  • The Birth of a Genetics Policy: Social Issues of Newborn Screening book cover

    The Birth of a Genetics Policy

    Social Issues of Newborn Screening, 1st Edition

    By Joëlle Vailly

    Testing for genetic diseases or traits is a rapidly developing practice, the most widely used form of testing currently in use being newborn screening. Based on a five-year research project and winner of the Prix ’Le Monde’ for academic research in France, The Birth of a Genetics Policy analyses…

    Hardback – 2013-12-09
    Routledge

  • Corporeality, Medical Technologies and Contemporary Culture book cover

    Corporeality, Medical Technologies and Contemporary Culture

    1st Edition

    By Francisco Ortega

    This book examines the confusions and contradictions that manifest in prevalent attitudes towards the body, as well as in related bodily practices. The body is simultaneously our reference for the certainties of nature and the locus of a desire for transformation and reinvention. The body is at…

    Hardback – 2013-11-29
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Stem Cell Research and the Collaborative Regulation of Innovation book cover

    Stem Cell Research and the Collaborative Regulation of Innovation

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Devaney

    Hopes are high that stem cell (SC) research will lead to treatments and cures for some of the most serious diseases affecting humankind today. SC science has been used in a treatment setting in the replacement of patients’ windpipes and in restoring sight to patients who were blind in one eye and…

    Hardback – 2013-11-29
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Neurobiology of Body Fluid Homeostasis: Transduction and Integration book cover

    Neurobiology of Body Fluid Homeostasis

    Transduction and Integration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laurival Antonio De Luca Jr., Jose Vanderlei Menani, Alan Kim Johnson

    A timely symposium entitled Body-Fluid Homeostasis: Transduction and Integration was held at Araraquara, São Paulo, Brazil in 2011. This meeting was convened as an official satellite of a joint gathering of the International Society for Autonomic Neuroscience (ISAN) and the American Autonomic…

    Hardback – 2013-10-01
    CRC Press
    Frontiers in Neuroscience

  • Parental Obligations and Bioethics: The Duties of a Creator book cover

    Parental Obligations and Bioethics

    The Duties of a Creator, 1st Edition

    By Bernard G. Prusak

    This book examines the question of what parental obligations procreators incur by bringing children into being. Prusak argues that parents, as procreators, have obligations regarding future children that constrain the liberty of would-be parents to do as they wish. Moreover, these obligations…

    Hardback – 2013-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: A Neural Interface for Artificial Limbs book cover

    Targeted Muscle Reinnervation

    A Neural Interface for Artificial Limbs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Todd A. Kuiken, Aimee E. Schultz Feuser, Ann K. Barlow

    Implement TMR with Your Patients and Improve Their Quality of Life Developed by Dr. Todd A. Kuiken and Dr. Gregory A. Dumanian, targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) is a new approach to accessing motor control signals from peripheral nerves after amputation and providing sensory feedback to…

    Hardback – 2013-07-23
    CRC Press
    Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

  • Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers book cover

    Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sunit K. Singh, Daniel Ruzek

    Viral hemorrhagic fevers have captured the imagination of the public and made their way into popular books and movies by virtue of their extreme virulence and mysterious origins. Since 2001, concerns have grown about the potential use of many hemorrhagic fever viruses as biological weapons. This…

    Hardback – 2013-07-18
    CRC Press

  • Economics and HIV: The Sickness of Economics book cover

    Economics and HIV

    The Sickness of Economics, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Johnston

    This book explains how, and why, economics has been applied to a terrible pandemic, using a range of examples mostly drawn from the region most affected, sub-Saharan Africa. Part I shows that microeconomic approaches have found fertile ground in a public health approach that ‘blames’ individual…

    Hardback – 2013-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

  • Informal Norms in Global Governance: Human Rights, Intellectual Property Rules and Access to Medicines book cover

    Informal Norms in Global Governance

    Human Rights, Intellectual Property Rules and Access to Medicines, 1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Hein, Suerie Moon

    Hein and Moon take up a serious problem of contemporary global governance: what can be done when international trade rules prevent the realization of basic human rights? Starting in the 1990s, intellectual property obligations in trade agreements required many developing countries to begin granting…

    Hardback – 2013-02-15
    Routledge
    Global Health

  • Advances in Natural Medicines, Nutraceuticals and Neurocognition book cover

    Advances in Natural Medicines, Nutraceuticals and Neurocognition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Con Kerry Kenneth Stough, Andrew Scholey

    Great strides have been made in the field of natural medicine with respect to neurocognition. Once limited to the province of niche publications, these discoveries are now routinely explored in mainstream psychopharmacology, neuroscience, nutrition, and medical journals. Now presented in one…

    Hardback – 2013-01-10
    CRC Press

  • Asia's Role in Governing Global Health book cover

    Asia's Role in Governing Global Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelley Lee, Tikki Pang, Yeling Tan

    In an era of rapid and extensive globalisation, the world faces a wide range of transboundary problems that require effective collective action. Key among these are threats to human health that do not recognise national borders, and include emerging and re-emerging infections, rising rates of…

    Hardback – 2012-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Human Dignity in Bioethics: From Worldviews to the Public Square book cover

    Human Dignity in Bioethics

    From Worldviews to the Public Square, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Dilley, Nathan J. Palpant

    Human Dignity in Bioethics brings together a collection of essays that rigorously examine the concept of human dignity from its metaphysical foundations to its polemical deployment in bioethical controversies. The volume falls into three parts, beginning with meta-level perspectives and moving to…

    Hardback – 2012-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

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