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Preventive Medicine

  • Hospital Infection Preventionby

    Springer India 2013; US$ 59.99

    This book provides comprehensive information on all aspects of infection prevention. It links infection prevention practices to the principles upon which they are based with the goal to improve health care by preventing unintended harm. more...

  • Defining Prevention Scienceby

    Springer US 2014; US$ 239.00

    Whoever coined the adage "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" could not have known how important this adage would become. The challenge of altering the health trajectories of poor lifestyle decisions for such behaviors as smoking, drinking, and using illicit drugs, violence, dropping out of school, engagement in risky sexual behaviors,... more...

  • Carotenoids and Human Healthby

    Humana Press 2012; US$ 239.00

    Here is an in-depth guide to human studies and observations resulting from population-level assessments of the dietary value of carotenoids. Emphasizes associations with disease, and the importance of carotenoids as a source of vitamin A for the world. more...

  • L'ecocardiografia nella valvulopatia mitralicaby

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 39.95

    Questo volume di ecocardiografia si propone di trattare il tema della valvola mitrale nei suoi aspetti normali e patologici, aggiornandone la trattazione in base ai pił recenti sviluppi della tecnologia. L?approccio interdisciplinare nella diagnosi e nella scelta dei trattamenti ha caratterizzato il taglio medico-divulgativo dell?opera e il linguaggio... more...

  • Healthcare Overviewby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 239.00

    In healthcare, the realisation of an optimistic prognosis against pessimistic ones depends on current innovations in diagnostic and cost-effective treatment approaches being widely adopted in clinical practice. Utilisation of advanced early and predictive diagnostics, targeted prevention and personalised medical approaches could enable the elderly... more...

  • Bats (Chiroptera) as Vectors of Diseases and Parasitesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 189.00

    This book gathers contributions by 16 international authors on the phenomenon ?bats,? shedding some light on their morphology, the feeding behaviors (insects, fruits, blood) of different groups, their potential and confirmed transmissions of agents of diseases, their endo- and ectoparasites, as well as countless myths surrounding their lifestyle (e.g.... more...

  • Sleepiness and Human Impact Assessmentby

    Springer Milan 2014; US$ 189.00

    This book explores sleepiness in our 24-hour society, from the new HuIA point of view. Covers physiology and pathophysiology of sleep, daytime alertness, fatigue and drugs, the relevance of sleep-related fatigue in occupational settings and public safety. more...

  • La colonscopia virtualeby

    Springer Milan 2008; US$ 59.95

    Questo volume si articola in quattro sezioni, che spaziano dai concetti fondamentali di epidemiologia ed etiopatogenesi del cancro colo-rettale sino alla trattazione della tecnica di esame (pulizia intestinale, preparazione del paziente e altri aspetti pratici, protocolli di studio e considerazioni dosimetriche, complicanze, analisi delle immagini:... more...

  • Sepsisby

    Springer London 2009; US$ 159.00

    Sepsis is a serious medical condition, resulting from the immune response to a severe infection. Septicaemia is sepsis of the bloodstream caused by bactemeria, which is the presence of bacteria in the bloodstream. The term septecaemia is also used to refer to sepsis in general. In the US, sepsis is the leading cause of death in non-coronary ICU patients,... more...

  • Evolution of Cardio-Metabolic Risk from Birth to Middle Ageby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 189.00

    This volume presents the precursors of adult heart disease, hypertension and type II diabetes in childhood. The text describes trajectories of cardio-metabolic risk variables, and provides a rationale for the need to begin prevention very early in life. more...