Psychiatric Care in Severe Obesity: An Interdisciplinary Guide to Integrated Care 1st ed. 2017 Edition

Psychiatric Care in Severe Obesity: An Interdisciplinary Guide to Integrated Care 1st ed. 2017 Edition

This book is designed to present a comprehensive, state-of the-art approach to assessing and managing bariatric surgery and psychosocial care. Unlike any other text, this book focuses on developing a biopsychosocial understanding of patients’ obesity journey and psychosocial factors contributing to their obesity and its management from an integrated perspective. Psychiatric Care in Severe Obesity takes a 360 approach by covering the disease’s prevalence and relationship to psychiatric illness and social […]

Nuclear Endocrinology 2nd ed. 2017 Edition

Nuclear Endocrinology 2nd ed. 2017 Edition

This well-illustrated book, now in a revised and updated second edition, is an up-to-date practical guide to the integration of nuclear medicine into the daily practice of endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons, oncologists, and other professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders. The new edition includes information on novel tracers and procedures as well as updates on management guidelines and protocols. The focus is especially on the contributions of […]

Nutritional Antioxidant Therapies: Treatments and Perspectives 1st ed. 2017 Edition

Nutritional Antioxidant Therapies: Treatments and Perspectives 1st ed. 2017 Edition

This book offers a collection of expert reviews on the use of plant-based antioxidant therapies in disease prevention and treatment. Topics discussed include the uses of plant and nutritional antioxidants in the contexts of reproductive health and prenatal development, healthcare and aging, noncommunicable chronic diseases, and environmental pollution. The text is complemented by a wealth of color figures and summary tables. About the Author Dr. Kaïs H. Al-Gubory is a senior scientist […]

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Techniques 1st ed. 2018 Edition

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Techniques 1st ed. 2018 Edition

This book includes operative videos and teaches the reader how to perform all currently available minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) techniques. Each chapter covers a MISS procedure and includes an introduction, indications and contraindications, surgical technique, pitfalls and pearls, discussion, conclusion, references, videos and figures. Spine Surgery: Minimally Invasive techniques is aimed at spine surgeons who are interested in learning or improving their MISS skills. About the Author Gabriel Tender was […]

From Protein Structure to Function with Bioinformatics 2nd ed. 2017 Edition

From Protein Structure to Function with Bioinformatics 2nd ed. 2017 Edition

This book is about protein structural bioinformatics and how it can help understand and predict protein function. It covers structure-based methods that can assign and explain protein function based on overall folds, characteristics of protein surfaces, occurrence of small 3D motifs, protein-protein interactions and on dynamic properties. Such methods help extract maximum value from new experimental structures, but can often be applied to protein models. The book also, therefore, provides […]

Drug Design: Principles and Applications 1st ed. 2017 Edition

Drug Design: Principles and Applications 1st ed. 2017 Edition

This book offers an in-depth discussion of the latest strategies in the field of drug design and their applications in various disorders, in order to encourage readers to undertake their own projects.It also includes the contemporary application of drug-designing methodologies to inspire others to further expand the utility of this field in other diseases.It is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs, researchers, lecturers and professors in bioinformatics, computational […]

Respiratory Endoscopy 1st ed. 2017 Edition

Respiratory Endoscopy 1st ed. 2017 Edition

This book provides a detailed overview of the latest innovations in respiratory endoscopy, from both diagnostic and therapeutic perspectives; each chapter focuses on one disease and the techniques for early diagnosis as well as treatment. It comprehensively covers treatment and procedures, including simultaneous X-ray fluoroscopy and its use during bronchoscopic procedures. This fast-developing technology is essential for the medical management of non-malignant and malignant diseases of the chest, especially lung […]

Complications in Neuroanesthesia 1st Edition

Complications in Neuroanesthesia 1st Edition

Complications in Neuroanesthesia focuses on complications that may arise related to neuroanesthesia practice and discusses its various causes. Each complication is written as a separate chapter, and the pathophysiology and mechanisms of each complication, as well as measures for diagnosis, treatment and prevention are discussed. Towards the end of the book, several case scenarios are provided to the readers that challenge readers to diagnose the possible complication for each case. Chapters […]

Essentials of Neuroanesthesia 1st Edition

Essentials of Neuroanesthesia 1st Edition

Essentials of Neuroanesthesia offers useful insights on the anesthetic management of neurosurgical and neurologic patients. This book covers all topics related to neuroanesthesia, providing essential knowledge on the brain and spinal cord. Sections include chapters on anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology, along with specific chapters related to various neurosurgical and neurological problems and their anesthetic management. This book provides an understanding of related issues, such as palliative care, evidence based practice of […]

Improving Mental Health: Four Secrets in Plain Sight 1st Edition

Improving Mental Health: Four Secrets in Plain Sight 1st Edition

In Improving Mental Health: Four Secrets in Plain Sight, Dr. Lloyd Sederer draws upon four decades of diverse clinical practice, mental health research and public health experience to create a memorable volume that is as elegant as it is instructive. The book aims to help clinicians improve the lives of their patients–and patients to improve their own lives–by identifying these secrets and taking action in ways that can work immediately, […]