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Food Allergy: Molecular Basis and Clinical Practice   Food Allergy: Molecular Basis and Clinical Practice

During the last decade the output of research papers on food allergy increased tremendously. Today, issues related to food allergies still attract a lot of attention among academics and the general public. Featuring contributions by world-renowned experts, this book presents the current concept, practice and recent advances in the field of food allergy. – More details and free chapter excerpts

Using and Understanding Medical Statistics   Using and Understanding Medical Statistics

The greatest change of this fifth edition is the inclusion of source code together with selected output for the award-winning open-source statistical package R. This enables the authors to de-emphasize formulae and calculations, so as to let software do the 'heavy lifting'. This excellent introduction to medical statistics is also an invaluable reference for every medical researcher. – Read more

The Craniocervical Syndrome and MRI   The Craniocervical Syndrome and MRI

This book provides practitioners with a better understanding of the subtle anatomy and MRI appearances at the craniocervical junction, along with insight into the clinical significance of CSF flow measurements and their relationship to posture. Surgical management of patients with damage to the ligaments at the craniocervical junction and the role of cervical spinal trauma in neurodegenerative diseases as well as CSF flow obstruction are also discussed. – More details and free chapter excerpts

Calcium and Bone Disorders in Children and Adolescents   Calcium and Bone Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Endocrine Development, Vol. 28

Presenting up-to-date information on physiology, pathology, diagnosis, skeletal dysplasias, radiological imaging of bone and management of numerous conditions, this book also includes case histories illustrating clinical aspects as well as a practical approach to a child with recurrent fractures. – More details and free sample chapters or excerpts

Cover Karger Festschrift   Karger – Connecting the World of Biomedical Science

Now available online and in print, the richly illustrated Karger Festschrift chronicles the development of the publishing house since 1890 and its contribution to medicine and science over these 125 years. Now an internationally active, Swiss-based company, Karger employs 250 people worldwide and publishes 100 journals and 50 books per year across all biomedical disciplines. – Read the full story

The Tobacco Epidemic   The Tobacco Epidemic
Progress in Respiratory Research, Vol. 42

Tobacco use continues to be the leading preventable cause of death worldwide. This book provides a comprehensive update of the clinical, public health and political aspects of tobacco smoking. The editors have invited the 'who's who' in the field to create a unique book both highly scientific and easy to read.
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Patient Safety in Dialysis Access   Patient Safety in Dialysis Access
Contributions to Nephrology, Vol. 184

Preventive strategies are key to avoid harm and improve the treatment outcome for the growing number of patients with chronic kidney failure. Intended for nurses as well as doctors, this book aims to raise the awareness of patient safety aspects, combining medical education with evidence-based medicine.
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Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence   Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence
Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine,Vol. 19

Offering a comprehensive update on new developments in obesity research and the treatment in children and adolescents, this book is essential reading for all pediatricians and health-care professionals who look after young patients on a regular basis.
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