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- Wiley 2009; US$ 252.95 US$ 219.22
Providing definitions, clinical features and epidemiology, this handbook and reference adopts a comprehensive approach, describing in detail the various physiological systems involved. As such, it is the first to combine sepsis and non-infectious SIRS, reviewing both the biological and medical aspects of these two important syndromes. The whole is... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 34.95
Diphtheria is a bacterial infection caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae, which attacks the respiratory system. Although the earliest accounts of diphtheria date back at least 2,000 years, this disease was first associated with major epidemics in Europe during the 16th century. By the 18th century, diphtheria became a major cause of childhood illness... more...
- World Health Organization 2010; US$ 20.00
Malaria control requires an integrated approach, including prevention (primarily vector control) and prompt treatment with effective antimalarials. Since the publication of the first edition of these Guidelinesin 2006, most of the countries where P. Falciparum is endemic have progressively updated treatment policies from the failing chloroquine and... more...
The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Neuromuscular Aspects of Sports PerformanceWiley 2011; US$ 191.95 US$ 166.36
This new title in the Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine Series from the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee presents in one volume the latest information on neuromuscular function in sport and exercise. Chapters combine basic mechanistic knowledge with true applications; Topics covered include neuromuscular fatigue, neuromuscular... more...
The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Genetic and Molecular Aspects of Sports PerformanceWiley 2011; US$ 191.95 US$ 166.36
This is the latest volume in the IOC Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine series , summarizing the evidence from all relevant sources on the genetic and molecular basis of sports and other human physical performance. The initial chapters address the basic science of genomics and genetics and the regulation of gene expression. Additional chapters... more...
- World Health Organization 2010; US$ 15.00
Early diagnosis and prompt, effective treatment is the basis for the management of malaria and key to reducing malaria mortality and morbidity. An acceptable microscopy service is one that is cost-effective, provides results that are consistently accurate and timely enough to have a direct impact on treatment. This requires a comprehensive and active... more...
- Springer US 2010; US$ 181.99
This volume includes the latest information on the abuse by athletes of exogenous hormones. It gives sports medicine practitioners and endocrinologists a comprehensive overview of the complex interactions between physical activity and the endocrine system. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 103.00 US$ 89.27
The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia , in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results. The Novartis Foundation, originally known as the Ciba Foundation, is well known to scientists... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 49.00
From Baron Pierre de Coubertin's original objectives in establishing the modern Olympic Games to the increasingly widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs during the Cold War to the 1998 drug scandal during the Tour de France and beyond, Steroids: A New Look at Performance-Enhancing Drugs puts the social construction of steroids as a banned... more...