A Theory of Unborn Life: From Abortion to Genetic Manipulation

A Theory of Unborn Life: From Abortion to Genetic Manipulation Genetics In light of new biomedical technologies, such as artificial reproduction, stem cell research, genetic selection and design, the question of what we owe to future persons-and unborn life more generally-is as contested as ever. In A Theory of Unborn Life: From Abortion to Genetic […]

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Clinical Photography in Dentistry: A New Perspective

Clinical Photography in Dentistry: A New Perspective Dentistry The primary aim of this seminal book is to make the case that digital photography is an essential instrument for evidence and interaction in dental practice. Unlike many books on this subject, this book redefines the scope of and rationale for clinical photography beyond the obvious focal […]

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Endoscopic Treatment Strategy for Upper GI Tract Neoplasms

Endoscopic Treatment Strategy for Upper GI Tract Neoplasms Miscellaneous This book presents various cases of upper GI tract neoplasms, discussing endoscopic diagnostic procedures and treatment strategies, such as white light endoscopy (WLE ), magnified endoscopy with narrow band imaging (NBI) and endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS). Focusing on the esophagus, stomach and duodenum, it provides user-friendly, practical […]

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The Concussion Crisis: Anatomy of a Silent Epidemic

The Concussion Crisis: Anatomy of a Silent Epidemic Anatomy FOR FAR TOO LONG, the menace of concussions has been hidden in plain sight. On playing fields across America, lives are being derailed by seemingly innocuous jolts to the head. From the peewees to the pros, concussions are reaching epidemic proportions. This book brings that hidden […]

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The Activities of Bacterial Pathogens in Vivo

The Activities of Bacterial Pathogens in Vivo Pathology Pathogenic bacteria have unique biological properties, which enable them to invade a host and cause sickness. The molecular bases of these biological properties are the determinants of pathogenicity, and the research objectives are to recognize them, identify them chemically and relate their structure to function. Most of […]

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Burns, Infections and Wound Management

Burns, Infections and Wound Management Infectious Diseases This book presents a comprehensive overview of recent clinical techniques and findings regarding wounds in burns, infections of wounds, and wound management in general. With the help of numerous high-quality illustrations, the first part of the book describes various approaches to treating patients with burn wounds. In turn, […]

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Retinal Pigment Epithelium in Health and Disease

Retinal Pigment Epithelium in Health and Disease Miscellaneous This book provides a contemporary resource on one of the major players in retinal diseases – the Retinal Pigment Epithelium (RPE). Throughout the book, the physiological and the pathological function of the RPE are covered on equal terms, to help readers to understand the RPE as a […]

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Positive Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychology: Clinical Applications

Positive Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychology: Clinical Applications Psychiatry For hundreds of years, psychology has looked into the dysfunctions and symptoms of the mind. It’s only over the last few decades that the field has started to pay attention to what constitutes a functional and content life. Instead of using disease to understand health, positive psychology […]

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Body Image, Eating, and Weight: A Guide to Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention

Body Image, Eating, and Weight: A Guide to Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention Orthopedics This book equips readers with the knowledge required to improve diagnosis and treatment and to implement integrated prevention programs in patients with eating and weight disorders. It does so by providing a comprehensive, up-to-date review of research findings and theoretical assumptions concerning […]

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Treating Mental Illness and Behavior Disorders in Children and Adults with Mental Retardation

Treating Mental Illness and Behavior Disorders in Children and Adults with Mental Retardation Psychiatry Since the 1970s, the development of normalization philosophy and the implementation of community care policies have highlighted the nature and treatment of psychiatric and behavior disorders in people with mental retardation and rekindled the interest of scientists, psychiatric practitioners, and service […]

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