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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

  • Ageing, Physical Activity and Health: International Perspectives book cover

    Ageing, Physical Activity and Health

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karin Volkwein-Caplan, Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha

    One of the most pressing questions facing society today is how to care for its burgeoning elderly population. By the year 2050, experts predict that one-third of the world’s population will be over 60 years old. Health promotion for the elderly is therefore becoming an increasingly important topic…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Medical Complications of Kidney Transplantation book cover

    Medical Complications of Kidney Transplantation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudio Ponticelli

    With color illustrations throughout, this book analyzes the implications that transplantation and immunosuppression can hold for patients. Discussing the many complications that may occur after kidney transplantation, this source is a must for anyone caring for patients recovering from this type of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Complex Cases in Peripheral Vascular Interventions book cover

    Complex Cases in Peripheral Vascular Interventions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Schillinger, Erich Minar

    This new title provides a systematic review of complex cases in peripheral vascular interventions (PVI), a minimal invasive endovascular approach to treating peripheral arteries. This increasingly evolving area in interventional therapies offers reduced risk for complications compared to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Mitochondrial Medicine book cover

    Mitochondrial Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Salvatore DiMauro, Michio Hirano, Eric A. Schon

    Mitochondrial dysfunction is increasingly being recognized as the basis of a wide variety of human diseases. Providing an authoritative update on our current knowledge of mitochondrial medicine, this text draws together world authorities from various fields to present general therapeutic strategies…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Health Care Needs Assessment: The Epidemiologically Based Needs Assessment Reviews, v. 2, First Series book cover

    Health Care Needs Assessment

    The Epidemiologically Based Needs Assessment Reviews, v. 2, First Series, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Stevens, James Raftery, Jonathan Mant, Sue Simpson

    This new resource in the series provides vital perspectives across entire new disease and service areas not previously covered in other volumes. The books of the first and second series are well established as the key sources of data on needs assessment. Together, they describe the central role and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Parkinson's Disease in the Older Patient book cover

    Parkinson's Disease in the Older Patient

    2nd Edition

    By Dr Jeremy R Playfer, John Hindle

    "Parkinson's Disease in the Older Patient, Second Edition" has been fully revised, updated and expanded to include new treatments and entirely new chapters. This authoritative text is written by recognised national specialists in the field and provides accessible, easy-to-read information. The…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Caring for Arab Patients: A Biopsychosocial Approach book cover

    Caring for Arab Patients

    A Biopsychosocial Approach, 1st Edition

    By Laeth Nasir, Arwa Kayed Abdul-Haq, Tony Lockett

    This practical and patient-centred guide assists medical professionals in delivering better clinical care to Arab patients. In examining the psychosocial underpinnings of Arab medicine, this unique book summarises and assesses the latest research, taking into account the needs and priorities of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • The Nature of Health: How America Lost, and Can Regain, a Basic Human Value book cover

    The Nature of Health

    How America Lost, and Can Regain, a Basic Human Value, 1st Edition

    By Michael Fine, James Peters

    This pioneering work addresses a key issue that confronts all industrialised nations: How do we organise healthcare services in accordance with fundamental human rights, whilst competing with scientific and technological advances, powerful commercial interests and widespread public ignorance? "The…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Disease in the Merchant Navy: A History of the Seamen's Hospital Society book cover

    Disease in the Merchant Navy

    A History of the Seamen's Hospital Society, 1st Edition

    By Gordon Cook, Anna Pavlov

    In this unique, highly detailed examination, Gordon C Cook explores disease in the merchant navy through the history of the Seamen's Hospital Society. From its foundation in 1812, until the present day, the Seamen's Hospital Society has been responsible for the physical welfare of merchant seamen…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Cures out of Chaos book cover

    Cures out of Chaos

    1st Edition

    By Daniel K. Podolsky

    This volume describes important medical discoveries, from the introduction of the first antibiotic to the present, where serendipity, intuition, coincidence, or laboratory accident played an important role in bringing a discovery to light. Although chance is the principal determinant, the book…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Intensive Care in Nephrology book cover

    Intensive Care in Nephrology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Murray, Hugh Brady, Jesse B. Hall

    The field of intensive care in nephrology is a rapidly evolving one, with research starting to translate into clinical guidelines and standards.Encompassing core subjects in critical care and nephrology, as well as specific related consultative topics, this clearly presented text is organized into…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

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