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- SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99
The Pangolin Diary offers reflections and insights by an Australian male midwife working in remote, rural Zimbabwe in the early 1990s, as AIDS and TB spread their shadow across the continent. Some stories are funny, many are sad, but they offer a range of perspectives on midwifery, health care and life in Zimbabwe. Says author David Stanley: "The book... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 44.95
The book begins with an introduction to nutrition and definitions of terms before covering dietary assessment, body composition and epidemiology. The subsequent chapters go on to cover dietary guidelines and provide more detailed guidance on the main nutrients and food groups. The title then addresses the role of nutrition in the treatment and... more...
- Pan American Health Organization 2003; US$ 60.00
Este libro totalmente renovada incluye temas de actualidad tales como el papel de la nutrición en la prevención de las enfermedades crónicas y las consecuencias de la sobrealimentación y el aporte de la genética y de la ciencia molecular, campos en los que todavía se debe seguir investigando. Expertos en nutrición, clínicos, personal de los servicios... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2008; US$ 19.95
George T. Grossberg, M.D., is a professor of geriatric psychiatry at St. Louis University School of Medicine. He has been cited by his peers in Best Doctors in America and America?s Top Docs since their inception. Barry Fox, Ph.D., is the bestselling author and coauthor of numerous health books, including the New York Times number-one bestseller... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 34.99
This paper spells out the vision of the World Bank on how to strenghten worldwide health systems and ensure better responses to key challenges such as combating the HIV/AIDS pandemic, repositioning nutrition on the development agenda, and renewing commitment on population policy. This strategy also entails stronger analytical and operational work in... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 14.99
Malnutrition - especially, the stunting of children under five - is arguably Ecuador's biggest development challenge. Like other Andean countries (such as Peru and Bolivia), Ecuador has a persistently high stunting rate, well above what would be expected given its middle income status. Even more worrying, over the last decade, the trend reduction... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 221.95
Metabolic Syndrome Pathophysiology: The Role of Essential Fatty Acids provides current research exploring the links among insulin, insulin receptors, polyunsaturated fatty acids, brain growth and disease. Specific interactions of essential fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids in brain development and several disease groups are described. The... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 84.00
Defines the nutritional requirements with regard to the stage of development and growth, placing scientific developments into clinical context. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 81.99
An easy-to-use book with questions on clinical nutrition clearly posed and answers based on real-life studies, this is a ready reference for the busy healthcare professional. Clinical Nutrition in Practice opens with introductory chapters on the basis of healthy nutrition, malnutrition and nutritional assessment. These are followed by chapters addressing... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 66.99
Nutrition plays a crucial role in supporting patients receiving treatment for cancer. Carefully considered nutritional options can help to manage patients with weight loss and cachexia, support the patient?s ability to recover from surgery and cope with treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Patients living with and beyond cancer can also... more...