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  • Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera: Responses in Health and Disease book cover

    Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera

    Responses in Health and Disease, 1st Edition

    By Roy J. Shephard

    Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera is the first book to examine the response of the visceral organs to acute and chronic physical activity, in cases of both health and disease. Bringing together a previously disparate body of research, Professor Roy Shephard sets out the physiology,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Medicinal Plants in Asia for Metabolic Syndrome: Natural Products and Molecular Basis book cover

    Medicinal Plants in Asia for Metabolic Syndrome

    Natural Products and Molecular Basis, 1st Edition

    By Christophe Wiart

    Medicinal Plants in Asia for Metabolic Syndrome: Natural Products and Molecular Basis offers an in-depth view into the metabolic syndrome pharmacology of natural products with an emphasis on their molecular basis, cellular pathways, metabolic organs, and endocrine regulations. This sensational…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    CRC Press

  • Parkinson's Disease: Clinican's Desk Reference book cover

    Parkinson's Disease

    Clinican's Desk Reference, 1st Edition

    By Donald Grosset, Hubert Fernandez, Katherine Grosset, Michael Okun

    This books’ coverage ranges from incidence, diagnosis, investigation, drug treatments, non-motor features of Parkinson’s Disease, assessment scales and surgical intervention, to the role of nurses, physio– and occupational therapists, speech/language pathologists, dieticians, and to the use of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02 
    CRC Press
    Clinician's Desk Reference Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miriam Solomon, Jeremy R. Simon, Harold Kincaid

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine is a comprehensive guide to topics in the fields of epistemology and metaphysics of medicine. It examines traditional topics such as the concept of disease, causality in medicine, the epistemology of the randomized controlled trial, the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract: Responses in health and disease book cover

    Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract

    Responses in health and disease, 1st Edition

    By Roy J. Shephard

    The organs of the gastro-intestinal tract play an essential role in sustained physical activity, but their consideration in exercise-related literature has, to this point, been limited. Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract is the first book to explain the function and response to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Ageing: Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life book cover

    Negotiating Ageing

    Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life, 1st Edition

    By Simon Biggs

    The world is growing older and this is a historically unprecedented phenomenon. Negotiating such change, personally, socially and for governments and international organisations requires an act of cultural adaptation. Two key questions arise: What is the purpose of a long life? and How do we adapt…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • A Theory of Cancer Care in Healthcare Settings book cover

    A Theory of Cancer Care in Healthcare Settings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Cox, Maya Zumstein-Shaha

    This book provides healthcare professionals with a practice theory for the care and management of patients who have been diagnosed with cancer. It explores what patients experience and how healthcare professionals can assist them in dealing with their uncertainty and fear as well as planning for…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Public Health and the Modernization of China, 1865-2015 book cover

    Public Health and the Modernization of China, 1865-2015

    1st Edition

    By Liping Bu

    This book, based on extensive original research, traces the development of China’s public health system, showing how advances in public health have been an integral part of China’s rise. It outlines the phenomenal improvements in public health, for example the increase in life expectancy from 38 in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Brain–Computer Interfaces Handbook: Technological and Theoretical Advances book cover

    Brain–Computer Interfaces Handbook

    Technological and Theoretical Advances, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chang S. Nam, Anton Nijholt, Fabien Lotte

    Brain–Computer Interfaces Handbook: Technological and Theoretical Advances provides a tutorial and an overview of the rich and multi-faceted world of Brain–Computer Interfaces (BCIs). The authors supply readers with a contemporary presentation of fundamentals, theories, and diverse applications of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Methods for Designing, Monitoring, and Analyzing Dose-Finding Trials book cover

    Handbook of Methods for Designing, Monitoring, and Analyzing Dose-Finding Trials

    1st Edition

    Edited by John O'Quigley, Alexia Iasonos, Björn Bornkamp

    Handbook of Methods for Designing, Monitoring, and Analyzing Dose-Finding Trials gives a thorough presentation of state-of-the-art methods for early phase clinical trials. The methodology of clinical trials has advanced greatly over the last 20 years and, arguably, nowhere greater than that of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Asthma: Clinician's Desk Reference book cover

    Asthma

    Clinician's Desk Reference, 1st Edition

    By J Graham Douglas, Kurtis S Elward

    As the series title implies each Clinician’s Desk Reference is a practical resource and a daily aid for physicians in the hospital setting and in primary care.Asthma is one of the most important chronic disorders in the developed world. Evidence from around the world shows the prevalence of asthma…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    CRC Press
    Clinician's Desk Reference Series

  • Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice book cover

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice is a pioneering collection of essays focused on the place of character and virtue in professional practice. Professional practices usually have codes of conduct designed to ensure good conduct; but while such codes may be necessary and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge

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