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  • Guidelines for the Treatment of Malariaby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 25.00

    Malaria is an important cause of death and illness in children and adults in tropical countries. Mortality, currently estimated at over a million people per year, has risen in recent years, probably due to increasing resistance to antimalarial medicines. Malaria control requires an integrated approach comprising prevention including vector control... more...

  • Taenia solium Cysticercosisby G. Singh; S. Prabhakar

    CABI 2002; US$ 175.00

    Taenia solium cysticerosis is a parasitic disease caused by the dissemination of the larval form of the pork tapeworm. This book covers basic science, epidemiology, clinical aspects, pathology, investigational aspects of neurocysticercosis and therapy and prevention. more...

  • Sepsisby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2007; US$ 226.00 US$ 195.87

    Sepsis: New Insights, New Therapies brings together contributions from an international group of experts in diverse fields to consider how the various pathways implicated in early and late sepsis interact, with a particular emphasis on novel concepts and potential new therapeutic approaches. Topics covered include adaptive immunity, inflammation,... more...

  • Case Studies in Pediatric Infectious Diseasesby Frank E. Berkowitz

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 76.00 US$ 62.32

    Features 121 case studies to provide an approach to the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric infectious diseases more...

  • Active Infective Aortic Valve Endocarditis with Infection Extensionby Henryk Siniawski

    Steinkopff 2006; US$ 64.95

    Active infective endocarditis is one of the most serious diseases of the heart. Infection often causes periannular abscess, and may also spread to affect the mitral valve structures. This complication carries a high mortality rate and valve replacement followed by intensive care and antibiotic treatment may be the only option to save patients? lives.... more...

  • WHO Guidelines on Tularaemiaby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2007; US$ 20.00

    Tularaemia is a bacterial zoonotic disease of the northern hemisphere. The bacterium (Francisella tularensis) is highly virulent for humans and a range of animals such as rodents, hares and rabbits. Humans can infect themselves by direct contact with infected animals, by arthropod bites, by ingestion of contaminated water or food, or by inhalation... more...

  • Textbook of Sports Medicineby Michael Kjaer; Michael Krogsgaard; Peter Magnusson; Lars Engebretsen; Harald Roos; Timo Takala; Savio L-Y. Woo

    Wiley 2008; US$ 287.00 US$ 248.73

    The Textbook of Sports Medicine provides comprehensive coverage of both basic science and clinical aspects of sports injury and physical activity. More than one hundred of the World's leading authorities within exercise physiology, clinical internal medicine, sports medicine and traumatology have contributed with evidence-based state-of-the-art chapters... more...

  • Nature of Brucellosisby Wesley W. Spink

    University of Minnesota Press 1956; US$ 75.00

    The Nature of Brucellosis was first published in 1956. Though the problems of brucellosis vary from one country to another and even within the same country, the disease is recognized as worldwide in scope. It is realized everywhere that brucellosis is primarily a disease of domestic animals and that the human illness cannot be reduced or eliminated... more...

  • Revision of loose femoral prostheses with a stem system based on the "press-fit" principleby Pierre Le Béguec; E.W. Morscher; Hans-Peter Sieber

    Springer Paris 2007; US$ 229.00

    The author of this multimedia work sets himself an ambitious goal: to allow a surgeon to achieve the revision of a prosthesis without too many difficulties (or too much apprehension!) with guaranteed results if he follows the proposed method step by step, and this, even if he is not very experienced in this discipline.To fulfil this purpose, the author... more...

  • Polioby Alan Hecht

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 41.94

    Until the middle of the 20th century, polio affected people all over the world. The disease, caused by a virus in the genus Enterovirus, often left its survivors with weakened muscles or varying degrees of paralysis. In their later years, many once-healthy survivors experienced a condition known as post-polio syndrome. Once effective vaccines were... more...