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- CRC Press 2003; US$ 167.95
Overuse injuries of the musculoskeletal system are common occurrences. Yet most existing volumes on cumulative trauma disorders deal with the subject from an ergonomic and occupational therapy standpoint, and do not provide the all-encompassing synopsis that physicians demand.Overuse Injuries of the Musculoskeletal System, Second Edition, answers... more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 185.07
This book provides a state-of-the-art look at the applied biomechanics of accidental injury and prevention. The editors, Drs. Narayan Yoganandan, Alan M. Nahum and John W. Melvin are recognized international leaders and researchers in injury biomechanics, prevention and trauma medicine. They have assembled renowned researchers as authors for 29 chapters... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 216.66
In this wide-ranging and up-to-date reference for medical practitioners working in burn management, 25 Chinese experts share their combined experience. They detail the theoretical basis and practical clinical procedures in their system of burn treatment. more...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 216.66
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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 249.32
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...