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  • Transformation of Healthcare with Information Technologiesby M. Duplaga; D. Ingram; K. Zielinski

    IOS Press 2004; US$ 154.00

    The accession of new EU member states demands considerable effort on their part, aimed at developing common policies and strategies. This book reports on the results of cooperation between researchers and centres representing both new EU entrants and those countries, that have been part of the Community for a long time. more...

  • E-Healthby I. Iakovidis; P. Wilson; J.C. Healy

    IOS Press 2004; US$ 144.00

    This publication provides health ministers and the public sector in general with validated information on which key implementation decisions concerning e-health may be made. An import issue discussed here is the reinforcement of the implementation and deployment of e-health systems by European health service providers. e-Health systems and services... more...

  • Wearable eHealth Systems for Personalised Health Managementby A. Lymberis; D. de Rossi

    IOS Press 2004; US$ 206.00

    The new generation of wearable personal eHealth systems has to be affordable, user-friendly, ?invisible?, autonomous in terms of power consumption and able to assist individuals in their own health management. Major challenges are ahead such as further research and development, user acceptance and trust, cost-effectiveness and business models. Intelligent... more...

  • Global Health Informatics Educationby E.J.S. Hovenga; J. Mantas

    IOS Press 2004; US$ 206.00

    Throughout the world, healthcare professionals often lack knowledge of the possibilities and limitations of systematically processing data, information and knowledge and of the resulting impact on quality decision-making. They are often asked to use information technologies of which they have limited appreciation, in order to enhance their practices... more...

  • Physics before and after Einsteinby M. Mamone Capria

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 147.00

    It is now a century ago that one of the icons of modern physics published some of the most influential scientific papers of all times. With his work on relativity and quantum theory, Albert Einstein has altered the field of physics forever. It should not come as a surprise that looking back at Einstein's work, one needs to rethink the whole scope of... more...

  • Desertification Combat and Food Safetyby P. Esenov; B. Faye

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 126.00

    In these papers from workshops that united desert and camel scientists from western Europe, the Mediterranean and Central Asia, contributors address how to maintain animal productivity to satisfy human requirements in the desert in both quantity and quality. Papers from plenary sessions include a survey of new trends in camel sciences and the place more...

  • Health Continuum and Data Exchange in Belgium and in the Netherlandsby F.H. Roger France; E. De Clercq; G.J.E. De Moor

    IOS Press 2004; US$ 136.00

    Both the MIC and the Belgium e-Health Conference share new trends in health informatics and present many timely ideas and practical proposals. They are directed at healthcare professionals who lead the transformation of healthcare by using information and knowledge. This combined proceedings describes a follow up of research projects and the development... more...

  • Radiation Inactivation of Bioterrorism Agentsby L.G. Gazsó; C.C. Ponta

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 168.00

    The use of and problems associated with biological weapons have been of concern to NATO and non-NATO military organizations for many years. Until recently, most of the readily available literature addressed the military issues associated with the possible use of biological weapons on the battlefield, the medical effects of the various agents, and what... more...

  • Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 13by J.D. Westwood; R.S. Haluck; H.M. Hoffman

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 215.00

    Magical describes conditions that are outside our understanding of cause and effect. What cannot be attributed to human or natural forces is explained as magic: super-human, super-natural. Even in modern societies, magic-based explanations are powerful because, given the complexity of the universe, there are so many opportunities to use them. The history... more...

  • Science Educationby P. Csermely; T. Korcsmáros; L. Lederman

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 126.00

    This book is a unique survey of the best science education practices with special emphasis on scientific research training of motivated young students up to 21 years old. Its content provides a great help to all teachers dealing with talented students and to all scientists and activists in the field of science education. A key point is the science... more...