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  • The Role of Nurses in Disaster Management in Asia Pacificby Sheila Bonito; Hiroko Minami

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 47.02

    This book documents how nurses have shown their dedication, courage, expertise and compassion in helping communities prepare for, respond to and recover from disastrous events. It aims to inspire and equip nurses and other health professionals to help people in disaster-affected areas and contribute to community resilience. The last decade (2005-2015)... more...

  • Organelle Contact Sitesby Mitsuo Tagaya; Thomas Simmen

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 152.84

    This book provides the first comprehensive coverage of the quickly evolving research field of membrane contact sites (MCS). A total of 16 chapters explain their organization and role and unveil the significance of MCS for various diseases. MCS, the intracellular structures where organellar membranes come in close contact with one another, mediate... more...

  • Understanding The New Statisticsby Geoff Cumming

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 51.95

    This is the first book to introduce the new statistics - effect sizes, confidence intervals, and meta-analysis - in an accessible way. It is chock full of practical examples and tips on how to analyze and report research results using these techniques. The book is invaluable to readers interested in meeting the new APA Publication Manual guidelines... more...

  • Core Ethics for Health Professionalsby Robert F. Phalen

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 55.25

    A timely overview of ethics, emphasizing applications to  biomedical researchers, health providers, and administrators There are no simple rules to guide ethical conduct in daily practice, health professionals must have a basic understanding of several topics including ethical theories; ethical scandals; laws, regulations, and institutional... more...

  • Drug Design: Principles and Applicationsby Abhinav Grover

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 152.84

    This book offers an in-depth discussion of the latest strategies in the field of drug design and their applications in various disorders, in order to encourage readers to undertake their own projects.It also includes the contemporary application of drug-designing methodologies to inspire others to further expand the utility of this field in other... more...

  • Tinnitus and Stressby Agnieszka Szczepek; Birgit Mazurek

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.05

    This book provides up-to-date scientific information on the pathways by which psychosocial stress can affect the auditory system and describes current approaches to the management of patients with stress-related tinnitus. The latest evidence is presented on aspects such as the role of stress hormones in auditory function, the effects of allostatic... more...

  • Extracellular Matrix in Tumor Biologyby Rolf A. Brekken; Dwayne Stupack

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 105.81

    This volume provides an overview on the influence of Extracellular Matrix (ECM) on tumor progression. It covers topics such as signaling induced by structural ECM proteins including collagen and fibronectin, the control of ECM deposition and the turnover in tumors. Also discussed are the migration of cells through basement membranes and the function... more...

  • Sexualstrafrecht in Medizin und Pflegeby Ulf Haakon Dammann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 4.93

    Dieses essential ist eine wertvolle Orientierungshilfe zum Thema Sexualstrafrecht für Menschen in Pflegeberufen in der Aus-, Fort- und Weiterbildung. Ulf Haakon Dammann liefert eine kompakte Übersicht über Erkenntnismerkmale, Definitionen und Beispiele sowie Verhaltensweisen im Umgang mit Opfern (sexueller) Gewalt. Der Autor erläutert wesentliche... more...

  • Fundamentals of Laboratory Animal Scienceby Enqi Liu; Jianglin Fan

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 89.95

    Laboratory animals are becoming increasingly important for biomedical research. It is said that approximately 70% of biomedical research is associated with the use of experimental animals. Laboratory animal research not only expands our knowledge of science, but also greatly improves human and animal health. The field of laboratory animal science... more...

  • Neurological Problemsby Jerzy Choróbski

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 72.95

    Neurological Problems describes the clinical and pathological aspects of numerous neurological disorders. This book is organized into four parts encompassing 69 chapters. The opening part provides an introduction to the close relationship between the central nervous system and the categories of pathological reactions in man. The next parts deal first... more...