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  • In Vivo Models of Inflammationby Christopher S. Stevenson; Lisa A. Marshall; Douglas W. Morgan

    Springer 2006; US$ 299.00

    Acting as a complement to the first edition, this book describes the standard models that are most utilized for specific disease areas. It also highlights the approaches to the development of future models in selected therapeutic areas and expands on the focus on technologies that are vital for innovative in vivo research. more...

  • In Vivo Models of Inflammationby Christopher S. Stevenson; Lisa A. Marshall; Douglas W. Morgan

    Springer 2006; US$ 259.00

    Provides the biomedical researcher with a description of the state-of-the-art animal model systems used to emulate diseases with components of inflammation. This book also aims to provide the best practices for obtaining the maximum information from in vivo experimentation, while preserving the dignity and comfort of the animal. more...

  • Alternative Splicing and Diseaseby Philippe Jeanteur

    Springer 2006; US$ 259.00

    Splicing of primary RNA transcript is a quasi-systematic step of gene expression in higher organisms. However, this process is not unequivocal but can follow alternate pathways. Alternative splicing of a given transcript can therefore yield several distinct mRNAs encoding as many different proteins. This book talks about this alternate pathway. more...

  • Analgesiaby Christoph Stein

    Springer 2007; US$ 449.00

    Summarizes the state of knowledge on mechanisms underlying the various effects of analgesics, their side effect profiles, and their indications and contraindications in clinical use. This book also looks into the efforts to discover novel mechanisms underlying different types of pain and the resulting development of new modulating compounds. more...

  • Technische Orthopädie: Orthesen und Schuhzurichtungen (German Edition)by J]rgen Specht; Matthias Schmitt; Joachim Pfeil

    Springer 2008; US$ 19.99

    Der direkte Weg zur richtigen Orthese! Kompakt, prägnant, ausgewogen und übersichtlich stellen die Autoren alle Orthesen und Schuhzurichtungen mit Fotos dar. Die Didaktik ist klar gegliedert nach Anwendungsort, Funktion, Bezeichnung, biomechanischer Gestaltung, technischer Ausführung, Indikation und Rezeptiertext. Besonders praxisorientierte Übersichtstabellen... more...

  • Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicologyby George W. Ware

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology attempts to provide concise, critical reviews of timely advances, philosophy and significant areas of accomplished or needed endeavor in the total field of xenobiotics, in any segment of the environment, as well as toxicological implications. more...

  • Genomics of Diseaseby J.P. Gustafson

    Springer 2008; US$ 249.00

    The title will develop from the 24th Stadler symposium. It will explore the general theme "GENOME EXPLOITATION: Data Mining the Genomes." The idea behind the theme is to discuss and illustrate how scientists are going to characterize and make use of the massive amount of information being accumulated about plant and animal genomes. The book... more...

  • Frontiers in Comparative Medicineby W.I.B. Beveridge

    University of Minnesota Press 1972; US$ 60.00

    Frontiers in Comparative Medicine was first published in 1972. In this initial volume of the series to be based on the Wesley W. Spink Lectures on Comparative Medicine, Dr. Beveridge, the noted British scientist, discusses the contributions to human medicine resulting from studies of disease in animals. The book serves as an excellent introduction... more...

  • Syncope and Transient Loss of Consciousnessby David G. Benditt; Michele Brignole; Antonio Raviele; Wouter Wieling

    Wiley 2008; US$ 124.95

    Syncope is one of the most important causes of transient loss of consciousness, and is such a common event that it may be encountered by practitioners in virtually any field of medicine. As such, a broad spectrum of healthcare professionals may be involved in its assessment and management. Edited by distinguished individuals whose pioneering work... more...

  • Check-up Anesthesiology and Pain Therapyby Claudia Spies; Adrian Gelb; Stephan A. Schug

    Springer 2008; US$ 29.99

    The increasing call for quality management and improvement can only be met by the introduction of standard operating procedures (SOPs). Reviewing the practice of anesthesiology and pain therapy, this book describes the relevant procedures so that the user will know specifically what to do in certain clinical circumstances. more...