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Microbial biotechnology: an interdisciplinary approach

Microbial Biotechnology: An Interdisciplinary Approach covers all aspects of microbial biotechnology, whilst bringing the field of functional foods and microbial bioremediation to the fore. Recounting the interdisciplinary scope of biotechnology and its discoveries, this text presents innovative ideas in the field of emerging biotechnology providing the scientific community with a much needed new resource.

Nutritional Modulators of Pain in the Aging Population

Nutritional Modulators of Pain in the Aging Population provides an overview on the role of foods, dietary supplements, obesity, and nutrients in the prevention and amelioration of pain in various diseases in the aging population. Headaches, fibromyalgia, joint pain, arthritis pain, back pain, and stomach pain are discussed. In addition, the potential health risks of using foods to reduce symptoms is evaluated.

Step by step pediatric echocardiography

Echocardiography is ultrasound imaging of the heart. This third edition of Step by Step Pediatric Echocardiography describes the methodology of conducting a baseline echocardiogram in neonatal and paediatric patients. Divided into 13 chapters, the book presents different types of echocardiography examination, such as M-Mode and Doppler examination, followed by chapters on specific diseases including acyanotic congenital heart disease, cyanotic heart disease, acquired valvular disease, cardiac infections and myocardium disease. A list of pitfalls in paediatric echocardiograms and how to avoid them is also included.

The EACVI Textbook of Echocardiography

This print edition of The EACVI Textbook of Echocardiography comes with a DVD and access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online, for as long as the edition is published by Oxford University Press. By activating your unique access code, you can read and annotate the full text online, follow links from the references to primary research materials, and view, enlarge, and download all the figures and tables. This fully updated second edition of the official textbook of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging serves the educational requirements of cardiologists and all clinical medical professionals in echocardiography. It is fully-aligned with EACVI goals and reflects the core European syllabus

Hormones, Brain and Behavior

Hormones, Brain and Behavior, Third Edition offers a state-of-the-art overview of hormonally-mediated behaviors, including an extensive discussion of the effects of hormones on insects, fish, amphibians, birds, rodents, and humans. Entries have been carefully designed to provide a valuable source of information for students and researchers in neuroendocrinology and those working in related areas, such as biology, psychology, psychiatry, and neurology.

Last Night in the OR: A Transplant Surgeon’s Odyssey

For readers of Henry Marsh's Do No Harm, Paul A. Ruggieri's Confessions of a Surgeon, and Atul Gawande's Better, a pioneering surgeon shares memories from a life in one of surgery’s most demanding fields The 1980s marked a revolution in the field of organ transplants, and Bud Shaw, M.D., who studied under Tom Starzl in Pittsburgh, was on the front lines. Now retired from active practice, Dr. Shaw relays gripping moments of anguish and elation, frustration and reward, despair and hope in his struggle to save patients. He reveals harshly intimate moments of his medical career:

The Alzheimer’s Family Manual

This is a guide for caregiving focused on Alzheimer's patients, their families and other caregivers. It includes the original audiotape text as well as sections taken from talks given by the author to support groups during and after his father's AD illness and passing. It includes guided contemplations to enable caregivers, family members and other readers to increase their understanding of the impact of AD on their loved one as well as on the immediate and extended caregiving circle. The point, always, is kindness.

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