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  • Cartesian Genetic Programmingby Julian F. Miller

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    Cartesian Genetic Programming (CGP) is a highly effective and increasingly popular form of genetic programming. It represents programs in the form of directed graphs, and a particular characteristic is that it has a highly redundant genotype - phenotype mapping, in that genes can be noncoding. It has spawned a number of new forms, each improving on... more...

  • Retinale Gefäßerkrankungenby Antonia M. Joussen

    Springer 2011; US$ 109.00

    In dem Band stellen namhafte Autoren erstmals alle Gef erkrankungen der Retina komplett und praxisnah dar. In einem einleitenden Teil werden aktuelle Methoden der Netzhaut-Diagnostik und -Therapie behandelt. Im umfangreichen klinischen Teil beschreiben die Autoren systematisch alle relevanten Erkrankungen und erkl ren deren Pathogenese. Abschnitte... more...

  • Biomedical Sensors and Measurementby Ping Wang; Qingjun Liu

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    "Biomedical Sensors and Measurement" is an interdisciplinary book combining electronics with biology and medicine. It gives an overview of the concept and principle of biomedical sensors and measurement. First, the basic theory and technology are explained, followed by details of the physical sensors, chemical sensors, biosensors and their... more...

  • The Ethics of Screening in Health Care and Medicineby Niklas Juth; Christian Munthe

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    Medical or health-oriented screening programs are amongst the most debated aspects of health care and public health practices in health care and public health ethics, as well as health policy discussions. In spite of this, most treatments of screening in the research literature restrict themselves to isolated scientific aspects, sometimes complemented... more...

  • Stress Ecologyby Christian E.W. Steinberg

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    Not all stress is stressful; instead, it appears that stress in the environment, below the mutation threshold, is essential for many subtle manifestations of population structures and biodiversity, and has played a substantial role in the evolution of life. Intrigued by the behavior of laboratory animals that contradicted our current understanding... more...

  • Informed Consent, Proxy Consent, and Catholic Bioethicsby Grzegorz Mazur; O.P

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    This work offers a comprehensive understanding rooted in Catholic anthropology and moral theory of the meaning and limits of informed and proxy consent to experimentation on human subjects. In particular, it seeks to articulate the rationale for proxy consent in both therapeutic and nontherapeutic settings. As to the former, the book proposes that... more...

  • Handbook of Growth and Growth Monitoring in Health and Diseaseby Victor R. Preedy

    Springer 2012; US$ 949.00

    Growth is one of the human body's most intricate processes: each body part or region has its own unique growth patterns. Yet at the individual and population levels, growth patterns are sensitive to adverse conditions, genetic predispositions, and environmental changes. And despite the body's capacity to compensate for these developmental setbacks,... more...

  • Handbook of Analytic Philosophy of Medicineby Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh

    Springer 2011; US$ 629.00

    Medical practice is practiced morality and clinical research belongs to normative ethics. The present book elucidates and advances this thesis by: analyzing the structure of medical language, knowledge, and theories; inquiring into the foundations of the clinical encounter; introducing the logic and methodology of clinical decision-making; suggesting... more...

  • Diagnose- und Therapiekonzepte in der Osteopathieby Edgar Hinkelthein; Christoff Zalpour

    Springer 2011; US$ 39.99

    Wie kombiniert man die in der osteopathischen Ausbildung erlernten Untersuchungs- und Behandlungstechniken zu einem Behandlungskonzept, das optimal auf den Patienten zugeschnitten ist? Antworten liefert das Buch mit Anleitungen zur systematischen Diagnose, zur Planung individueller Therapiekonzepte und zum problemorientierten Testen und ben. Therapeuten... more...

  • The Scleraby Maite Sainz de la Maza; Joseph Tauber; C. Stephen Foster

    Springer 2012; US$ 219.00

    The Sclera is the definitive text on the diagnosis and treatment of scleral diseases, with in-depth chapters on non-infectious scleritis, infectious sclertitis, non-inflammatory diseases of the sclera, and systemic implications of scleral disease. Basic physiology, anatomy, and biochemistry are addressed as well. Written for the ophthalmologist, the... more...