Atlas of Pediatric Brain Tumors

Atlas of Pediatric Brain Tumors Neurology/Neurosurgery, Pediatrics   This text was created to fill a void in the practice of pediatric neuropathology. It is a practical and well-illustrated book representing a collection of interesting, common and unusual tumors for a diagnostic exercise by the reader. The wide reception of the first edition by the pathology […]

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Trauma Centers: A Quick Guide

Trauma Centers: A Quick Guide Miscellaneous This book is a quick guide to the key components of trauma center administration, management, and patient care. This book provides essential information for hospitals working toward trauma center designation, and for established trauma centers who want to improve their performance. This book provides trauma center personnel with a […]

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Acquired Brain Injury: An Integrative Neuro-Rehabilitation Approach, Second Edition

Acquired Brain Injury: An Integrative Neuro-Rehabilitation Approach, Second Edition Neurology/Neurosurgery This book presents a comprehensive interdisciplinary team approach to the rehabilitation of acquired brain injury (ABI) survivors. Medical and clinical specialists will receive a deeper understanding of not only each other’s roles but of their complementary functions in this field. Many case examples are provided, […]

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Drug Resistance in Cancer Cells

Drug Resistance in Cancer Cells Oncology It was estimated that in 2008, 1,437,180 patients would receive a new cancer diagnosisand 565,650individualswould die of cancer (Jemal et al. 2008).Since the vast majority of patients dying of cancer will have had anticancer therapy, both c- ventional chemotherapy and novel targeted therapy, it can be concluded that these […]

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Muscular Dystrophy : I’m Grateful I’ve Proved Them Wrong

Muscular Dystrophy : I’m Grateful I’ve Proved Them Wrong Miscellaneous This book presents muscular dystrophy (MD) as a group of genetic diseases with a worldwide occurrence of about 1 in 3,500 births that causes muscle wasting and weakening. It describes Duchenne MD as the most common type of MD, almost exclusively affecting males at a […]

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Establishing Medical Reality: Essays In The Metaphysics And Epistemology Of Biomedical Science

Establishing Medical Reality: Essays In The Metaphysics And Epistemology Of Biomedical Science Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes Mellitus, Physiology Medicine raises numerous philosophical issues. This volume approaches the philosophy of medicine from the broad naturalist perspective. This holds that philosophy must be continuous with, constrained by, and relevant to empirical results of the natural and social sciences. The upshot […]

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Vertebral Compression Fractures in Osteoporotic and Pathologic Bone: A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Management

Vertebral Compression Fractures in Osteoporotic and Pathologic Bone: A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Management Pathology Vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) are the most common type of fracture secondary to osteoporosis. These fractures are associated with significant rates of morbidity and mortality and annual direct medical expenditures of more than $1 billion in the United States. […]

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Evidence-Based Leadership Success Strategies for Nurse Administrators

Evidence-Based Leadership Success Strategies for Nurse Administrators Nursing This book provides case study analyses of actual management dilemmas and how they were resolved. Each situation is equipped with a strategy that was employed in bringing about the positive resolution; management principles that were used; a nursing and non-nursing theory that guided practice, and the evidence-base […]

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Endometrial Cytology with Tissue Correlations

Endometrial Cytology with Tissue Correlations Miscellaneous As compared with cytology’s use in other organ systems, direct cytological examination of the endometrium is not a widely practiced diagnostic procedure. This is an anomaly, because the endometrium is exceedingly available for cytological sampling, cytological sampling is comparably simple to perform, and, from the patient’s perspective, it is […]

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