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  • Encyclopedia of the Black Deathby Joseph Byrne

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 98.00

    Encyclopedia of the Black Death is the first A?Z encyclopedia to cover the second plague pandemic, balancing medical history and technical matters with historical, cultural, social, and political factors and effects in Europe and the Islamic world from 1347?1770. It also bookends the period with entries on Biblical plagues and the Plague of Justinian,... more...

  • HPV and Cervical Cancerby Franco Borruto; Marc De Ridder

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 206.85

    This overview of HPV (human papillomarivus) research, from its discovery to the present day, covers the progression of HPV infection to oncogenesis, explores the effects of HPV vaccination and provides detailed, tested methodologies that are ready for the lab. more...

  • Biomechanical Principles of Tennis Techniqueby Duane Knudson

    USRSA 2006; US$ 10.99

    The science of tennis technique is explained in this guide that practically applies the lessons learned from studying the forces and motions of tennis strokes. Through the implementation of six basic biomechanical principles players can make subtle adjustments to their strokes, creating stroke variations that not only improve their game but also reduce... more...

  • Touching and Being Touchedby Gabriele Brandstetter; Gerko Egert; Sabine Zubarik

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 97.93

    Movement and touch are fundamental elements of dance ? both for the dancers on stage and the spectators who are touched and moved by the performance. The papers collected in this volume (by scholars from a range of disciplines including dance, literature, and film studies, as well as philosophy and the neurosciences) focus on the relationship... more...

  • Prospektiv-nutzergerechte Gestaltung von Medizinproduktenby Susanne D. Dannehl

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 97.93

    Der Nutzen von medizinischen Hilfsmitteln ist abhängig von ihrer richtigen Anwendung. Mangelnde Therapiemitarbeit (sog. Non-Compliance) stellt ein wesentliches Problem in der Patientenversorgung dar, welches den medizinischen Behandlungserfolg begrenzt und die Durchführung von Studien erschwert. Die Untersuchung von Problemen bei der Verwendung... more...

  • The Black Death in Londonby Barnie Sloane

    The History Press 2011; US$ 11.99

    The Black Death of 1348?49 may have killed more than 50% of the European population. This book examines the impact of this appalling disaster on England's most populous city, London. Using previously untapped documentary sources alongside archaeological evidence, a remarkably detailed picture emerges of the arrival, duration and public response to... more...

  • Management of Severe Malariaby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2012; US$ 25.00

    Malaria continues to be a major health problem in manyparts of the world. Delay in treating malaria especiallyP. falciparum - the species of the parasite that is themain cause of the severe forms of the disease - may result inrapid deterioration in the patient s condition together with thedevelopment of a number of life-threatening complications. This... more...

  • Sepsisby Guillermo Ortiz-Ruiz; Marco A. Perafan; Eugene Faist

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 76.20

    Sepsis or septic shock is a type of condition/infection which represents one of the leading post-surgical or post-traumatic complications. Sepsis is the major cause of morbidity and mortality in intensive care units worldwide. Also, sepsis is the leading cause of death in non-coronary patients, with pulmonary sepsis accounting for most cases as it... more...

  • Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Gymnasticsby Dennis J. Caine; Keith Russell; Liesbeth Lim

    Wiley 2013; US$ 59.00 US$ 51.13

    This new volume in the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series, published in conjunction with the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee, offers comprehensive and practical guidance on the training and medical care of competitive gymnasts. Written and edited by leading trainers, team doctors, coaches and other professionals... more...

  • Surf Survivalby Andrew Nathanson; Clayton Everline; Mark Renneker

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99

    Whether you?re a novice or an expert, Surf Survival is the handbook every surfer must have in his or her backpack, car, and beach house. With a slick waterproof cover and a handy travel-size format, Surf Survival explains everything from what to do about a jellyfish sting to what to eat for maximum energy out on the water. Also included are lists... more...