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  • Criminal Justice and Public Health book cover

    Criminal Justice and Public Health

    Edited by Hayden Smith

    The criminal justice system now serves as the chief provider of health care services to a significant portion of society. This includes the provision of physical and mental health care for offender populations who require substantial health care resources. To date, little is known or understood…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Gender Testing in Sport: Ethics, cases and controversies book cover

    Gender Testing in Sport

    Ethics, cases and controversies

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurélie Olivesi

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was temporarily withdrawn from international competition. The way that this controversy unfolded represents a rich and multi-layered example of the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Ultrasound Imaging and Therapy book cover

    Ultrasound Imaging and Therapy

    Edited by Aaron Fenster, James C. Lacefield

    Up-to-Date Details on Using Ultrasound Imaging to Help Diagnose Various Diseases Due to improvements in image quality and the reduced cost of advanced features, ultrasound imaging is playing a greater role in the diagnosis and image-guided intervention of a wide range of diseases. Ultrasound…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    CRC Press
    Imaging in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy

  • Active Phytochemicals from Chinese Herbal Medicines: Anti-Cancer Activities and Mechanisms book cover

    Active Phytochemicals from Chinese Herbal Medicines

    Anti-Cancer Activities and Mechanisms

    By Wing Shing Ho

    Biomedical Science Chinese herbal medicine represents complementary or adjunctive therapies that often can improve the efficacy of Western medicine to achieve the pharmacological effects, especially in cancer treatment. However, the combination of herbs with therapeutic drugs can raise potential…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO) in Trauma and Disease book cover

    Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO) in Trauma and Disease

    By Stanley W. Jacob, Jack C. de la Torre

    First isolated as a chemical compound by a Russian chemist in 1866, dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) proved to be a near-perfect solvent for decades before its remarkable biological and medical activities were discovered. DMSO is one of the most prodigious agents ever to come out of the world of drug…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Clinician’s Guide to Chronic Headache and Facial Pain book cover

    Clinician’s Guide to Chronic Headache and Facial Pain

    Edited by Gary W. Jay

    As headache and facial pain are two of the most common medical complaints, it is essential that clinicians are well equipped to handle these issues. Clinician’s Guide to Chronic Headache and Facial Pain is designed for all clinicians dealing with these syndromes in daily practice—whether in the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • Dimensions of Pain: Humanities and Social Science Perspectives book cover

    Dimensions of Pain

    Humanities and Social Science Perspectives

    Edited by Lisa Folkmarson Käll

    Pain research is still dominated by biomedical perspectives and the need to articulate pain in ways other than those offered by evidence based medical models is pressing. Examining closely subjective experiences of pain, this book explores the way in which pain is situated, communicated and formed…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Twenty-Six Portland Place: The Early Years of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene book cover

    Twenty-Six Portland Place

    The Early Years of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

    By Gordon C. Cook

    Twenty-Six Portland Place is a ground-breaking exploration of the early years of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, from its foundation in 1907 to its half-century in 1957. Following its formation at the height of the Empire, it became a forum in which to discuss and develop ideas…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • DHEA in Human Health and Aging book cover

    DHEA in Human Health and Aging

    Edited by Ronald Ross Watson

    Reduced production of DHEA associated with the diseases that accompany aging has led to its use as a nutritional supplement for antiaging, metabolic support, and other purposes. While animal studies have clearly shown substantial benefits of DHEA in combating various disease states, the effect of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • Atlas of Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery book cover

    Atlas of Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery

    By Thomas C. Spoor

    Since its inception two generations ago, oculoplastic surgery has constantly evolved. What was once dogma may now be passé. Procedures that were once passé may be resurrected and utilized again. Providing simplified solutions to complex problems, Atlas of Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery is a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • Transcatheter Valve Therapies book cover

    Transcatheter Valve Therapies

    By Christoph Huber, Ted Feldman

    The landscape of cardiac surgery is changing, as is the field of interventional cardiology. The idea of accessing and replacing a failing valve through the patients vasculature has become the most rapidly expanding therapy of choice in cardiovascular disease. Transcatheter Valve Therapies…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • The Art of Aesthetic Surgery, Second Edition: Fundamentals, Minimally Invasive and Facial Surgery - Volumes 1 and 2 book cover

    The Art of Aesthetic Surgery, Second Edition

    Fundamentals, Minimally Invasive and Facial Surgery - Volumes 1 and 2

    Edited by Foad Nahai, M.D.

    Seldom does a book achieve status as a classic in its first edition, but The Art of Aesthetic Surgery by Foad Nahai has been hailed as a masterpiece since its inception. Reviews have been universally laudatory, and residents and experienced practitioners alike have embraced this work as the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

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