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Book Pages: 214 - Publish Date: 2003 - Publisher: UNM Press
Description: This study of disease among the native peoples of the New World before and after 1492 challenges many widely held notions about encounters between European and native peoples. Whereas many late twentieth century scholars blamed the catastrophic decline of postconquest native populations on the introduction of previously unknown infections from the Old World, Alchon argues that the experiences of n...
Author(s): Tyler J. Curiel
Book Pages: 486 - Publish Date: 2012-11-07 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: This work will provide a historical perspective on tumor immunotherapy, discuss fundamental mechanisms of failed tumor rejection, look at passive strategies to boost anti-tumor immunity, as well as have an in-depth look at active strategies to boost anti-tumor immunity.
Book Pages: 414 - Publish Date: 2007-12-08 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: This is the third edition of a comprehensive study of the neuronal disorders of the lower gastrointestinal tract in children. Important new studies and progress in research on bowel motility and motility disorders are covered in detail as well as new aspects concerning the embryology, functional anatomy of the enteric nervous system. In particular new insights have been received from the studies in the genetics of Hirschsprung's disease. Special emphasis is laid on new surgical techniques, especially on the laparoscopic approach in combination with Soave's or Duhamel's technique.
Book Pages: 256 - Publish Date: 1997 - Publisher: Psychology Press
Description: The reception of Michel Foucault's work in the social sciences and humanities has been phenomenal. Foucault's concepts and methodology have encouraged new approaches to old problems and opened up new lines of enquiry. This book assesses the contribution of Foucault's work to research and thinking in the area of health and medicine, and shows how key researchers in the sociology of health and illne...
Book Pages: Unknown - Publish Date: 1894 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: List of members in each vol.
Author(s): Marc Gertsch
Book Pages: 339 - Publish Date: 2008-10-16 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: For every physician that interprets ECGs, there is great need to understand a vast amount of information regarding the technique. That the basics of the technique have changed little over the last 100 years means that there is a huge amount of subtle detail that must be learnt to enable its effective use as a diagnostic test. The ECG technique is critical for deciding upon further diagnostic proce...
Book Pages: 106 - Publish Date: 2006 - Publisher: World Scientific
Description: This practical guide provides a simple, useful reference to commonly raised questions about medical student assessment. The first part of the book provides succinct information on the general aspects of assessment such as purpose and principles of assessment; technical terms such as validity, reliability, and utility of assessment instruments; and how to choose assessment instruments for a given p...
Book Pages: 704 - Publish Date: 2012-01-14 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: Iron Physiology and Pathophysiology in Humans provides health professionals in many areas of research and practice with the most up-to-date and well-referenced volume on the importance of iron as a nutrient and its role in health and disease. This important new volume is the benchmark in the complex area of interrelationships between the essentiality of iron, its functions throughout the body, inc...
Book Pages: 127 - Publish Date: 2013-02-26 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: In recent years, sonography of the peripheral nervous system has gained widespread acceptance. New diagnostic applications have emerged, and the field of ultrasound-guided interventions has expanded significantly: regional anesthesia, peripheral nerve blocks, and similar techniques are now frequently performed under ultrasound guidance by anesthesiologists and pain physicians alike. This atlas of ...
Book Pages: 210 - Publish Date: 2009-02-28 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: Preparing for the USMLE can be a stressful and time consuming task for any medical student. The key elements of a successful review program are clarity, brevity and memory-assisting consistency. High yield information is the name of the game in preparing for exams. The author of Passing the USMLE: Basic Science has taken great pains to make complicated ideas as simple as possible and to incorporat...