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  • Tissue Viabilityby Sylvie Hampton; Fiona Collins

    Wiley 2006; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.99

    The aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive learning package in tissue viability. It covers all aspects of wound prevention and management, and considers the microbiological reasons why some wounds do not heal. It discusses factors that affect healing, pressure sore prevention and management, audit, ethics and the law. This is a comprehensive... more...

  • Rehabilitation of Sports Injuriesby Walter R. Frontera

    Wiley 2008; US$ 238.95 US$ 207.09

    Rehabilitation is, by definition, the restoration of optimal form and function for an athlete. In this edition in the Encyclopedia series, the editor and contributors advocate that rehabilitation should begin as soon as possible after the injurty occurs, alongside therapeutic measures such as anti-inflammatories and other pain killing agents. This... more...

  • Nutrition and Wound Healingby Joseph A. FACS PhD MD Molnar

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 194.95

    With mounting evidence regarding the role of poor nutrition in the development of chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, it is no secret that appropriate nutrition is crucial to optimal health. Achieving the correct balance of elements provides the body with the ability to adapt to a shifting and often hazardous environment. Never is... more...

  • The Management of Mass Burn Casualties and Fire Disastersby M. Masellis; S. William A. Gunn

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 211.25

    Thermal harm is one of the most traumatizing assaults on man and his environment. Whether suffered by living beings as burn injury, or sustained by societal structures as fire damage, the resulting physical pain and material loss can be extremely distressing both to the person and to society. The health professions and in particular burn specialists... more...

  • Pain and Injury in Sportby Sigmund Loland; Berit Skirstad; Ivan Waddington

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 62.95

    For elite athletes, pain and injury are normal. In a challenge to the orthodox medical model, this book makes it clear that pain and injury cannot be understood in terms of physiology alone, and examines the influence of social and cultural processes on how athletes experience pain and injury. It raises a series of key social and ethical questions... more...

  • The Injury Fact Bookby Susan P. Baker; Brian O'Neill; Marvin J. Ginsburg; Guohua Li

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 54.99

    This is a comprehensive but concise reference that documents the nature and importance of the injury problem in the United States. For each of more than sixty causes of injury, data are presented by age, race, sex, geographic area, urban/rural residence, and per capita income. The second edition includes new chapters on injuries related to sports,... more...

  • Guías para la atención traumatológica básicaby Pan American Health Organization

    Pan American Health Organization 2006; US$ 22.00

    Las guías proponen una lista de servicios esenciales de traumatología aplicables en prácticamente cualquier entorno del mundo, para luego enumerar los diversos recursos humanos y físicos que requiere la prestación de tales servicios. Una tesis central de las guías es que una mejor organización y planificación de los servicios de atención traumatológica... more...

  • The Healthy Body Handbookby David Saidoff

    Demos Medical Publishing 2005; US$ 24.95

    A healthy, strong body is essential to the enjoyment of life. The Healthy Body Handbook was written for all those who place great emphasis on living life fully. It will help you understand the basic structure and function of the musculoskeletal system of the human body, and is written in language easily understood by the layperson, with numerous illustrations.... more...

  • IUTAM Symposium on Impact Biomechanics: From Fundamental Insights to Applicationsby M. D. Gilchrist

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 243.09

    This book contains the edited papers of the IUTAM Symposium on the Biomechanics of Impact, which was held in University College Dublin, Ireland in July 2005. These papers can be grouped into those that are concerned with the different causes of accidents (e.g., transport, occupational and sports injuries), the mechanics involved in accident analysis... more...

  • Therapielexikon der Sportmedizinby S. Bau; Stephan Maibaum; S. Graf; Markus Braun; S. Kehl; Bernd Jagomast; C. Metzelder; Karel Kucera; C. Wörns

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 2.66

    Alles, was Sie über die Behandlung von Verletzungen des Bewegungsapparats wissen müssen. Komplett überarbeitet und um weitere typische Verletzungen (z.B. Schulter) ergänzt. Verlauf und Methoden der Therapie sind für jede Verletzung detailliert erläutert... more...