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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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Skin Appendage Disorders  

Skin Appendage Disorders
Inaugural issue coming soon!

Specifically geared towards the needs of dermatologists, dermatological surgeons and cosmetic dermatologists, 'Skin Appendage Disorders' is the first journal exclusively dedicated to research and treatment of hair, nail and skin gland diseases.


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Nephron  

The new 'Nephron'

  • New Editor-in-Chief: Ariela Benigni, Bergamo
  • New Editors and Editorial Team
  • Innovative peer review including Presentation Report
  • Uniting Nephron Clinical Practice, Nephron Experimental Nephrology and Nephron Physiology
  • New section in Nephron Clinical Practice: Second Opinion

  • First issue 2015 available online: Free access!


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    Special back-volume offer – 50% discount on selected titles in Ophthalmology, Sports Medicine, Nutrition, Dermatology as well as Nephrology. – Don't miss this opportunity!


    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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    Comorbidity of Mental and Physical Disorders  

    Comorbidity of Mental and Physical Disorders
    Key Issues in Mental Health, Vol. 179

    Leading experts address the huge burden of comorbidity on the affected individual, discuss public health aspects, such as the costs to society and the interaction of comorbidity with factors stemming from the context of socioeconomic development.

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    Nutrition for the Primary Care Provider  

    Nutrition for the Primary Care Provider
    World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, Vol. 111

    Nutrition is an integral part of the prevention and management of the most prevalent conditions faced by today's primary care providers. This book is a practical reference source that will guide physicians on how to use nutrition as a tool to prevent and cure disease.

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    Microincision Vitrectomy Surgery  

    Microincision Vitrectomy Surgery
    Developments in Ophthalmology, Vol. 54

    Encompassing an overview of the recent advances in the field, this publication provides a valuable tool for general ophthalmologists as well as vitreoretinal specialists to easily review and master up-to-date information and surgical pearls.

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    Orbital Surgery  

    Orbital Surgery
    ESASO Course Series, Vol. 5

    Renowned European experts share their experience and expertise, offering a practical review of a complex branch of ophthalmic plastic surgery. Contributions cover basic and more specialized concepts beneficial in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with orbital disorders.

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    Vesalius: The Fabric of the Human Body  

    Vesalius: The Fabric of the Human Body

    An Annotated Translation of the 1543 and 1555 Editions of "De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri Septem", by D.H. Garrison and M.H. Hast

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