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  • The Physiology of Exercise in Spinal Cord Injuryby J. Andrew Taylor

    Springer US 2016; US$ 183.52

    Every year, around the world, between 250,000 and 500,000 people suffer a spinal cord injury (SCI). Those with an SCI are two to five times more likely to die prematurely than people without a spinal cord injury, with worse survival rates in low- and middle-income countries. Dynamic aerobic requires integrated physiologic responses across the musculoskeletal,... more...

  • Nutrition in Lifestyle Medicineby James M. Rippe

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 134.58

    This newest addition to the Nutrition and Health series focuses on nutrition’s key role in lifestyle interventions to prevent and manage diseases. The book pays particular attention to nutritional considerations related to obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Edited by cardiologist, Dr. James Rippe, a well-known expert in the nascent specialty... more...

  • The CAPRISA Clinical Trials: HIV Treatment and Preventionby Quarraisha Abdool Karim; Salim S. Abdool Karim; Cheryl Baxter

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 146.81

    Since its inception 14 years ago, CAPRISA has conducted numerous clinical studies that have influenced international TB-HIV treatment guidelines as well as HIV prevention through innovations in the microbicide and vaccine fields. This book provides a historical account of how each of CAPRISA’s high impact studies was created, developed, implemented,... more...

  • Medicina del estilo de vidaby Garry Egger; Andrew Binns; Stephan Rössner; Michael Sagner

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2017; US$ 35.28

    Medicina del estilo de vida  presenta un contenido imprescindible dentro del ámbito de la prevención y tiene como objetivo principal difundir los conocimientos acerca de la prevención y el tratamiento de las enfermedades crónicas en los países desarrollados. A través de destacados especialistas internacionales, la obra recoge la experiencia... more...

  • The Breast Test Bookby Connie Jones; Michael N. Linver

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 16.99

    This book is a common sense guide for women undergoing mammograms and other breast tests for general screening purposes or for specific problems, both benign and malignant. Women will gain a clear understanding of what to expect during and after testing, thus making the process less emotionally charged and equiping women to more fully cooperate with... more...

  • Nursing: Health Education and Improving Patient Self-Managementby Barbara Sassen

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.93

    This book describes the latest advances in health education and patients' self-management, addressing core questions such as: How can you motivate a patient to adopt a healthier lifestyle, and how can you support their self-management? Though there is a broad consensus within the nursing profession on the importance of health promotion and the promotion... more...

  • Dietary Fiber in Health and Diseaseby Mark L. Dreher

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 134.58

    This newest addition to the Nutrition and Health series is a comprehensive, yet portable, guide to the use of dietary fiber for the management of health and disease. Dietary Fiber in Health and Disease covers all sources of dietary fiber with a focus on preventing and managing chronic diseases. Each chapter contains a careful analysis with many figures... more...

  • Rare Diseases Epidemiology: Update and Overviewby Manuel Posada de la Paz; Domenica Taruscio; Stephen C. Groft

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 207.99

    The fields of rare diseases research and orphan products development continue to expand with more products in research and development status. In recent years, the role of the patient advocacy groups has evolved into a research partner with the academic research community and the bio-pharmaceutical industry. Unique approaches to research and development... more...

  • Hospital-Acquired Infectionby Zsolt Filetoth

    Wiley 2008; US$ 78.99 US$ 71.09

    Hospital acquired infections (HAI) are complications of health care which affect on average 10 percent of patients admitted to hospital world wide. They have serious public health implications by changing the quality of life of patients and sometimes causing disability or even death. The purpose of this comprehensive text is to provide nurses and junior... more...

  • Trade and Healthby WHO

    World Health Organization 2009; US$ 25.00

    SPS, TRIPS, trade-distorting subsidies, Doha Paragraph Six... The language of trade and health is specialized and may seem obscure. Though the language may be daunting, international trade agreements now being negotiated affect all of us, and health professionals in particular need to master the terminology if they are to participate in the national... more...