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  • Membrane Systemsby Loredana De Bartolo; Efrem Curcio; Enrico Drioli

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 168.00

    The worldwide demand for organ transplants exceeds available donor organs by far. Understanding and controlling membrane material biocompatibility and transport phenomena currently opens new opportunities for the improvement of artificial organs (e.g., hemodialysis devices, hemofilters, blood oxygenator, etc.) and the design of bioartificial organs... more...

  • Miscarriageby Christine Moulder

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 41.95

    Approximately one in four pregnancies ends in miscarriage but for each woman the experience is unique. This sympathetic and helpful book explores the many different ways in which women physically experience miscarriage and emotionally react to it. Drawing on the experiences of over 350 women, it will help every woman who has miscarried make sense of... more...

  • Therapeutic Interventions for the Person With Dementiaby Ellen D Taira

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 80.00

    This pioneering volume taps the resources and skills of top rehabilitation professionals and applies them to the person with Alzheimer?s disease and other related dementias. more...

  • Introduction to Biosensorsby Jeong-Yeol Yoon

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    This book equips students with a thorough understanding of various types of sensors and biosensors that can be used for chemical, biological, and biomedical applications, including but not limited to temperature sensors, strain sensor, light sensors, spectrophotometric sensors, pulse oximeter, optical fiber probes, fluorescence sensors, pH sensor,... more...

  • Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterialsby Stuart L. Cooper; Jianjun Guan

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 315.00

    Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterials brings together a thorough review of advances in the properties and applications of polyurethanes for biomedical applications. The first set of chapters in the book provides an important overview of the fundamentals of this material with chapters on properties and processing methods for polyurethane. Further... more...

  • Novel (Trans)dermal Drug Delivery Strategiesby Hazel Garvie-Cook

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This work represents an inventive attempt to apply recent advances in nanotechnology to identify and characterise novel polymer systems for drug delivery through the skin. Atomic force microscopy (AFM) measurements of the nanoscale mechanical properties of topical, drug-containing polymeric films enabled the author to identify optimal compositions,... more...

  • Dry Needling for Manual Therapistsby Giles Gyer; Jimmy Michael; Ben Tolson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 49.95

    Designed to be a go-to reference for assessment and treatment planning in the clinic, this is a clear and concise handbook for students and practitioners of dry needling, or medical acupuncture. It includes: · Comprehensive medical illustrations demonstrating trigger point locations and associated pain referral patterns · Easy-to-follow... more...

  • Distributed Computing and Monitoring Technologies for Older Patientsby Juris Klonovs; Mohammad A. Haque; Volker Krueger; Kamal Nasrollahi; Karen Andersen-Ranberg; Thomas B. Moeslund; Erika G. Spaich

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book summarizes various approaches for theautomatic detection of health threats to older patients at home living alone. Thetext begins by briefly describing those who would most benefit from healthcaresupervision. The book then summarizes possible scenarios for monitoring anolder patient at home, deriving the common functional requirements formonitoring... more...

  • Patient Care in Radiographyby Ruth Ann Ehrlich; Dawn M Coakes

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2016; US$ 83.95

    Learn the technical and interpersonal skills you need to care for radiography patients! Patient Care in Radiography with an Introduction to Medical Imaging, 9th Edition provides illustrated, step-by-step instructions for a wide range of patient procedures and imaging modalities. To ensure safe and effective patient care, key concepts are demonstrated... more...

  • Querschnittlähmung - Schritte der Bewältigungby Peter Lude

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 19.99

    Das Buch widmet sich erstmalig den subtilen psychischen Vorgängen der Bewältigung nach einer lebensbedrohlichen Verletzung. Auf Basis neuester psychologischer Forschungsergebnisse und aus eigener Erfahrung berichtet der Autor über eine starke Mobilisierung psychischer Ressourcen, die eine Gegenrealität im positiven Sinne schaffen. In einer Situation,... more...