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318 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
1 streaming video (93 minutes) : sound, colour.
  • Section 1. Health informatics
  • Lesson 1. What is health informatics and how does it matter?
  • Lesson 2. Information communication technologies in health
  • Lesson 3. Health providers and informatics
  • Section 2. Public health informatics
  • Lesson 4. The "public" in health informatics
  • Lesson 5. Businesses in public health informatics
  • Lesson 6. Government as an enabler for public health informatics
  • Section 3. Social media and public health
  • Lesson 7. Role of social media in public health
  • Lesson 8. Facebook for public health
  • Lesson 9. Twitter for public health
  • Section 4. Mobile applications in public health
  • Lesson 10. Smartphones
  • Lesson 11. Social media applications
  • Lesson 12. GIS mobile applications
  • Section 5. Corporate social responsibility and research
  • Lesson 13. CSR in health informatics
  • Lesson 14. Role of research in health informatics
  • Lesson 15. Case study: leveraging ICTs to combat NTDS using Actor Network Theory (ANT).
Public health organizations and government agencies exist to ensure the well-being and safety of the general population. The integration of digital tools and computational resources within public health initiatives and programs has the potential to revolutionize the ways that professionals, researchers, and government agencies address global health epidemics. Enhancing Public Healthcare through the Integration of Health Informatics highlights critical research-based opportunities for the integration of health informatics in the public sphere. With a specific emphasis on social media, mobile technologies, and corporate social responsibility ideologies within the context of public healthcare, this video is an essential reference source for government officials, healthcare professionals, graduate students, and researchers studying the best practices and emerging opportunities for innovation in the public health domain.
xv, 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction Trevor Levere, Larry Stewart 1. Chemistry, Consumption and Reform Trevor Levere 2. Geology and Natural History Hugh Torrens 3. A Jacobin Cloven Hoof Larry Stewart 4. Book Collector, Library Cormorant and Critic Trevor Levere 5. Models, Toys and the Struggle for Educational Reform Hugh Torrens and Joseph Wachelder Appendix 1. The Mystery of Dr. John Edmonds Stock, Beddoes' first biographer Hugh Torrens Appendix 2. Beddoes' Borrowings from the Bristol Library Society Trevor Levere Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472488299 20170109
Thomas Beddoes (1760-1808) lived in 'decidedly interesting times' in which established orders in politics and science were challenged by revolutionary new ideas. Enthusiastically participating in the heady atmosphere of Enlightenment debate, Beddoes' career suffered from his radical views on politics and science. Denied a professorship at Oxford, he set up a medical practice in Bristol in 1793. Six years later - with support from a range of leading industrialists and scientists including the Wedgwoods, Erasmus Darwin, James Watt, James Keir and others associated with the Lunar Society - he established a Pneumatic Institution for investigating the therapeutic effects of breathing different kinds of 'air' on a wide spectrum of diseases. The treatment of the poor, gratis, was an important part of the Pneumatic Institution and Beddoes, who had long concerned himself with their moral and material well-being, published numerous pamphlets and small books about their education, wretched material circumstances, proper nutrition, and the importance of affordable medical facilities. Beddoes' democratic political concerns reinforced his belief that chemistry and medicine should co-operate to ameliorate the conditions of the poor. But those concerns also polarized the medical profession and the wider community of academic chemists and physicians, many of whom became mistrustful of Beddoes' projects due to his radical politics. Highlighting the breadth of Beddoes' concerns in politics, chemistry, medicine, geology, and education (including the use of toys and models), this book reveals how his reforming and radical zeal were exemplified in every aspect of his public and professional life, and made for a remarkably coherent program of change. He was frequently a contrarian, but not without cause, as becomes apparent once he is viewed in the round, as part of the response to the politics and social pressures of the late Enlightenment.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472488299 20170109
Green Library
xvi, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Quantitative Environmental Health 2. Uncertainty, Social Science and the Role of Theory 3. How certain is the cost or benefit? Can it be made safe? 4. Is it likely to happen? 5. Risk is Everywhere 6. Is the risk reversible? 7. Delayed Risk, Exposures and Health Outcomes 8. Who suffers most and what can be done? 9. Evaluating Environmental Risks to Health 10. And more of the same?
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472410191 20161024
Much of the scientific work on environmental health research has come from the clinical and biophysical sciences. Yet contributions are being made from the social sciences with respect to economic change, distributional equities, political will, public perceptions and the social geographical challenges of the human health-environments linkages. Offering the first comprehensive and cohesive summary of the input from social science to this field, this book focuses on how humans theorize their relationships to the environment with respect to health and how these ideas are mediated through an evaluation of risk and hazards. Most work on risk has focused primarily on environmental problems. This book extends and synthesizes these works for the field of human health, treating social, economic, cultural and political context as vital. Bringing disparate literatures from across several disciplines together with their own applied research and experience, John Eyles and Jamie Baxter deal with scientific uncertainty in the everyday issues raised and question how social theories and models of the way the world works can contribute to understanding these uncertainties. This book is essential reading for those studying and researching in the fields of health geography and environmental studies as well as environmental sociology, social and applied anthropology, environmental psychology and environmental politics.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472410191 20161024
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
1 online resource (326 pages) : illustrations.
  • History of infectious diseases / Maria Ines Zanoli Sato
  • Global environmental change and emerging infectious diseases: macrolevel drivers and policy responses / Catherine Machalaba, Cristina Romanelli, Peter Stoett
  • Climate change-associated conflict and infectious disease / Devin C. Bowles
  • Waterborne diseases and climate change: impact and implications / Maha Bouzid
  • Environmental change and the emergence of infectious diseases: a regional perspective from South America / Ulisses Confalonieri, Júlia Alves Menezes, Carina Margonari
  • Infectious diseases and climate vulnerability in Morocco: governance and adaptation options / Mohamed Behnassi [and 4 others]
  • Emergence of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa / Samir Dervisevic
  • Rift Valley Fever and the changing environment: a case study in East Africa / Johanna Lindahl [and 3 others]
  • Climate change effects on human health with a particular focus on vector-borne diseases and malaria in Africa: a case study from Kano State, Nigeria investigating perceptions about links between malaria epidemics, weather variables, and climate change / Salisu Lawal Halliru
  • Are climate change adaptation policies a game changer?: a case study of perspectives from public health officials in Ontario, Canada / Chris G. Buse.
Climate change is one of the most widely debated and worrisome topics of our time. As environmental changes become more prevalent, there has been evidence to suggest that there is a correlation between the environment and a substantial increase of infectious diseases and viruses around the globe. Examining the Role of Environmental Change on Emerging Infectious Diseases and Pandemics investigates the impact of climate change in relation to the emergence and spread of global diseases. Highlighting epidemiological factors and policies to govern epidemics and pandemics, this publication is a critical reference source for medical professionals, students, environmental scientists, advocates, policy makers, academics, and researchers.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522505532 20161213
1 online resource (523 pages) : illustrations.
  • Food and cardiac health: protective effects of food on cardiovascular system / Aditi Jain, Vibha Rani
  • Functional foods and cardiac health / Santosh Jain Passi
  • Lentils (Lens culinaris, L.): a novel functional food / Mo'ez Al-Islam Ezzat Faris, Amita Attlee
  • Health promoting effects of kimchi / Kim Hyun Ju, Han Eung-Soo
  • Health benefits of tea: beneficial effects of tea on human health / Sumonto Mitra, Shashi Khandelwal
  • Herbal benefits of tea / Etetor Roland Eshiet, Ernest E. Smith
  • Functional properties of camel milk / Omar Amin Alhaj
  • Pomegranate peel and fruit extracts: a novel approach to avert degenerative disorders - pomegranate and degenerative diseases / Tariq Ismail, Saeed Akhtar, Muhammad Riaz
  • Yerba mate: chemistry, technology, and biological properties / Roberto Buffo
  • Health benefits and risks of rice / Md Zakir Hossain Howlader, Hossain Uddin Shekhar
  • Soy and soy products, isoflavones, equol, and health / Baltasar Mayo [and 3 others]
  • Application of the dietary processed sulfur supplementation for enhancing nutritional and functional properties of meat products / Chi-Ho Lee
  • Food in health preservation and promotion: a special focus on the interplay between oxidative stress and pro-oxidant/antioxidant / Saikat Sen, Raja Chakraborty
  • Antimicrobial edible films and coatings for fruits and vegetables / Amrita Poonia
  • Traditional African foods and their potential to contribute to health and nutrition: traditional African foods / John H. Muyonga [and 4 others]
  • Functional foods of the Indian subcontinent / Jiwan S. Sidhu, Tasleem A. Zafar
  • Functional foods in hypertension: functional foods in cardiovascular diseases / Anil Gupta.
Health and nutrition have become global focal points as the population continues to grow exponentially. While providing food for the global population is crucial, it is also necessary to provide options that are nutritious in order to promote healthier lifestyles around the world. Exploring the Nutrition and Health Benefits of Functional Foods provides a comprehensive overview of how dietary nutrition can impact people's lives, prevent disease, and maintain an overall healthier lifestyle. Highlighting theoretical and practical attributes of different functional foods and how they are utilized globally, this book is an essential reference for researchers, academics, students, policy makers, government officials, and technology developers.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522505914 20161213
1 online resource (898 pages) : illustrations.
  • Fundamental concepts and design methodologies
  • Technologies and applications
  • Organizational implications and critical issues
  • Emerging trends.
Addiction is a powerful and destructive condition impacting large portions of the population around the world. While typically associated with substances such as drugs and alcohol, technology and gaming addiction have become a concern in recent years as technology use has become ubiquitous. Gaming and Technology Addiction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice explores the social and psychological implications of technology and gaming addiction in addition to ways to manage and treat this unique form of addiction. Focusing on emerging research, case studies, and future outlooks, this comprehensive publication is an essential resource for psychologists, counselors, graduate-level students, and researchers studying psychology and technology use.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522507789 20161213
1 online resource (pages)
  • Section 1: Demographics C H A P T E R 1 Demographics of the End-Stage Renal Disease Patient Section 2: Vascular Access for Hemodialysis C H A P T E R 2 Vascular Access for Hemodialysis in Adults C H A P T E R 3 Central Venous Access for Hemodialysis C H A P T E R 4 Noninfectious Complications from Vascular Access C H A P T E R 5 Infectious Complications from Vascular Access C H A P T E R 6 Surveillance for Arteriovenous Access C H A P T E R 7 Interventional Nephrology C H A P T E R 8 Cannulation of Hemodialysis Vascular Access: Science and Art Section 3: Peritoneal Access Devices C H A P T E R 9 Peritoneal Access Devices, Placement Techniques, and Maintenance Section 4: Mechanical Aspects of Dialysis C H A P T E R 1 0 Water Treatment Equipment for In-Center Hemodialysis C H A P T E R 1 1 Methods and Complication of Dialyzer Reuse C H A P T E R 1 2 Dialysate Composition C H A P T E R 1 3 Safety Monitors in Hemodialysis C H A P T E R 1 4 Methods of Hemodialysis Anticoagulation Section 5: Home Dialysis C H A P T E R 1 5 Home Preparation and Installation for Home Hemodialysis C H A P T E R 1 6 Peritoneal Dialysis Cyclers and Other Mechanical Devices Section 6: Dialyzers C H A P T E R 1 7 Selecting a Dialyzer: Technical and Clinical Considerations Section 7: Adequacy of Dialysis C H A P T E R 1 8 Uremic Toxicity C H A P T E R 1 9 Urea Kinetic Modeling for Guiding Hemodialysis Therapy in Adults C H A P T E R 2 0 The Dialysis Prescription Section 8: Improving Outcomes in Dialysis Patients C H A P T E R 2 1 Improving Outcomes for End-Stage Renal Disease Patients: Shifting the Quality Paradigm C H A P T E R 2 2 Quality, Safety, Accountability, and Medical Director Responsibilities C H A P T E R 2 3 Initiation of Dialysis Therapy Section 9: Complications During Hemodialysis C H A P T E R 2 4 Common Clinical Problems During Hemodialysis C H A P T E R 2 5 Arrhythmias in Hemodialysis Patients C H A P T E R 2 6 Prevention and Therapeutic Management of Bleeding in Dialysis Patients Section 10: Alternative Hemodialytic Techniques C H A P T E R 2 7 Hemofiltration/Hemodiafiltration C H A P T E R 2 8 Convective Renal Replacement Therapies for Acute Kidney Injury C H A P T E R 2 9 Anticoagulation for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) C H A P T E R 3 0 Wearable Artificial Kidney Section 11: Peritoneal Dialysis: Clinical Practice C H A P T E R 3 1 Determination of Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis and Automated Peritoneal Dialysis Prescriptions C H A P T E R 3 2 Peritoneal Dialysis Solutions C H A P T E R 3 3 Lymphatics, Peritoneal Fluid Losses, and Peritoneal Dialysis Section 12: Peritoneal Dialysis: Infectious Complications C H A P T E R 3 4 Abnormalities of Host Defense Mechanisms During Peritoneal Dialysis C H A P T E R 3 5 Peritoneal Catheter Exit-Site and Tunnel Infections C H A P T E R 3 6 Peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis Section 13: Peritoneal Dialysis: Noninfectious Complications C H A P T E R 3 7 Peritoneal Membrane Dysfunction: Inadequate Solute Removal, Ultrafiltration Failure and Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis C H A P T E R 3 8 Abdominal Catastrophes, Peritoneal Eosinophilia, and Other Unusual Events in Peritoneal Dialysis C H A P T E R 3 9 Metabolic Complications of Peritoneal Dialysis C H A P T E R 4 0 Abdominal Hernias in Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis C H A P T E R 4 1 Dialysate Leaks C H A P T E R 4 2 Hydrothorax and Peritoneal Dialysis Section 15: Acid-Base Homeostasis C H A P T E R 4 3 Acid-Base Homeostasis in Dialysis Section 16: Nutritional Management of Dialysis Patients C H A P T E R 4 4 Nutritional Management of Hemodialysis Patients C H A P T E R 4 5 Intradialytic Parenteral Nutrition and Intraperitoneal Nutrition C H A P T E R 4 6 Nutritional Management in Peritoneal Dialysis Section 17: Gastrointestinal Disease C H A P T E R 4 7 Liver Disease and Gastrointestinal Disorders in Dialysis Patients Section 18: The HIV-Infected Patient C H A P T E R 4 8 Care of the HIV-Infected Dialysis Patient Section 19: Anemia and Epoetin Use C H A P T E R 4 9 Use of Erythropoietic-Stimulating Agents in Hemodialysis Patients C H A P T E R 5 0 Anemia in Patients and End-Stage Kidney Disease C H A P T E R 5 1 Iron Use in End-Stage Renal Disease C H A P T E R 5 2 Resistance to Erythropoiesis Stimulatin Agent (ESA) Treatment Section 20: Cardiovascular Disease C H A P T E R 5 3 The Challenges of Blood Pressure Control in Dialysis Patients C H A P T E R 5 4 Management of Ischemic Heart Disease, Heart Failure, and Pericarditis in Hemodialysis Patients C H A P T E R 5 5 Avoidance and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease in Dialysis Section 21: Metabolic Abnormalities C H A P T E R 5 6 Management of Dyslipidemia in Long-Term Dialysis Patients C H A P T E R 5 7 Abnormalities of Thyroid Function in Chronic Dialysis Patients C H A P T E R 5 8 Metabolic Abnormalities: Evaluation of Sexual Dysfunction Section 22: Uremic Osteodystrophy C H A P T E R 5 9 Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder C H A P T E R 6 0 Phosphate Management in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease C H A P T E R 6 1 Use of Vitamin D Sterols and Calcimimetics in Patients of ESRD C H A P T E R 6 2 Parathyroidectomy Section 23: Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease C H A P T E R 6 3 Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease Section 24: Diabetes C H A P T E R 6 4 End-Stage Renal Failure in the Diabetic Patient Section 25: Drug Use in Uremia C H A P T E R 6 5 Principles of Drug Use in Dialysis Patients C H A P T E R 6 6 Medication Management Section 26: Rehabilitation and Psychosocial Issues C H A P T E R 6 7 Physical Activity, Function, and Exercise-Based Rehabilitation for Dialysis Patients C H A P T E R 6 8 Physical, Psychosocial, and Vocational Rehabilitation of Adult Dialysis Patients C H A P T E R 6 9 Ethical Considerations in the Care of Dialysis Patients C H A P T E R 7 0 Psychosocial Issues in Dialysis Patients C H A P T E R 7 1 Care of Elderly Dialysis and End-Stage Renal Disease Patients Section 27: Pediatric Dialysis C H A P T E R 7 2 Vascular Access in Children C H A P T E R 7 3 Infant Hemodialysis C H A P T E R 7 4 Urea Kinetic Modeling for Hemodialysis Prescription in Children C H A P T E R 7 5 Hemodiafiltration in Children: An Ultrapure Complete Blood Purification C H A P T E R 7 6 Home Hemodialysis in Children C H A P T E R 7 7 Anticoagulation in Children Undergoing Hemodialysis C H A P T E R 7 8 Peritoneal Catheter Placement in Children C H A P T E R 7 9 Prescribing Peritoneal Dialysis in Children C H A P T E R 8 0 Nutritional Management of Children Undergoing Peritoneal Dialysis C H A P T E R 8 1 Infant and Neonatal Peritoneal Dialysis C H A P T E R 8 2 Dialysis in Inborn Errors of Metabolism C H A P T E R 8 3 Neurocognitive Development in Children Undergoing Dialysis C H A P T E R 8 4 Growth in Children with End-Stage Renal Disease C H A P T E R 8 5 Adequacy of Peritoneal Dialysis/Assessing Peritoneal Function in Pediatric Patients C H A P T E R 8 6 Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in Pediatric Patients C H A P T E R 8 7 Prevention and Treatment of Bone Disease in Pediatric Dialysis Patients C H A P T E R 8 8 Management of Anemia in Children Undergoing Dialysis C H A P T E R 8 9 Assessing Quality of Life in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Dialysis C H A P T E R 9 0 Immunization in Children Undergoing Dialysis C H A P T E R 9 1 Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Complications in Children Undergoing Dialysis C H A P T E R 9 2 Surgery in Children with End-Stage Renal Disease C H A P T E R 9 3 Infectious Complications in Children Undergoing Dialysis C H A P T E R 9 4 Adherence and Transition in the Pediatric Dialysis Patient Section 28: The Pregnant Patient C H A P T E R 9 5 Pregnancy in Dialysis Patients Section 29: Miscellaneous Areas of Clinical Importance C H A P T E R 9 6 Treatment of Poisoning with Extracorporeal Methods C H A P T E R 9 7 Preventative Care in End-Stage Renal Disease C H A P T E R 9 8 Application of Telemedicine to Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780323391542 20161213
Providing practical, immediately useful guidelines that can be applied directly to patient care, Handbook of Dialysis Therapy is a must-have resource for all dialysis caregivers. This new edition has been updated with the latest cutting-edge technology, dialysis techniques, and complications related to various diseases for both pediatric and adult patients. In-depth yet concise, it explains complex dialysis concepts through abundant diagrams, photos, line drawings, and tables, while its readable hands-on approach allows for quick review of key information.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780323391542 20161213
1 online resource (653 p.) : ill. (some col.).
"The use of genetics for the resolution of legal conflicts has recently been gaining a higher profile, largely as a result of scientific and technological advancements and the substantial broadening of applications. The theoretical framework underlying forensic genetics is the same irrespective of the materials and technology involved, however a great divide still exists in the manner and processes related to human and non-human analyses. This advanced handbook intends to overcome the historical barriers between the scientific fields of legal medicine, biodiversity and conservation, and food analysis by presenting a unifying, global perspective on the implications of genetic analyses on forensic affairs. This global perspective is presented in three parts: modes of inheritance and reproduction and taxonomic implications; current technological approaches and future perspectives; and a comprehensive systematization of the types of applications and organisms. Finally, a critical revision of the current investigative/expert systems and future perspectives is undertaken. This book provides a collection of international research, thereby constituting a reference platform for the forensic community and an advanced textbook for graduate students. It encompasses the theoretical bases of the field, and presents in the context of both perspectives of forensic action — probative and investigative — a comprehensive coverage of the current applications and technological state of the art."--Publisher's website.
1 online resource (824 pages) : illustrations.
  • Data and decision making
  • Healthcare process aspects
  • Information communication technology issues
  • Patient-provider interface
  • Policy implications
  • Theoretical considerations.
Effective healthcare delivery is a vital concern for citizens and communities across the globe. The numerous facets of this industry require constant re-evaluation and optimization of management techniques. The Handbook of Research on Healthcare Administration and Management is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly material on emerging strategies and methods for delivering optimal healthcare opportunities and solutions. Highlighting issues relating to decision making, process optimization, and technological applications, this book is ideally designed for policy makers, administrators, students, professionals, and researchers interested in achieving superior healthcare solutions.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522509202 20161213
xiv, 468 pages ; 26 cm
Scholarship on sexual minority (SM) and transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) psychology has exploded in recent years, with unprecedented impact on practitioners and researchers, as well as the social and political compass of the nation. At the same time, best practices for mental health professionals who work with SM and TGNC clients continue to evolve rapidly.(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781433823060 20161124
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
1 online resource (348 pages) : illustrations.
  • Writing healing narratives / Jennifer Lynne Bird
  • Synergism through therapeutic visual arts / Ashley Hartman, Susannah Brown
  • HeartMath: a university initiative / Beth M. King [and 4 others]
  • A need for greater collaboration: initiatives to improve transitions of care / Mariette Sourial [and 3 others]
  • Humane education: a call to action for elementary school students / Cassandra M. Kenski, Jaclyn N. Falcone
  • Preparing future physicians to adapt to the changing health care system: promoting humanism through curricular design / Joanna Lauren Drowos, Sarah K Wood
  • Mental illness, youth, and lessons from residential treatment centers / Krista Allison, Chris Allison
  • Culture of learning cities: connecting leisure and health for lifelong learning communities / Ebbin Dotson, Dan K. Hibbler, Leodis Scott
  • The role of self-efficacy and aging in managing disease / Debra N. Weiss-Randall
  • Stress and its relationship to leadership and a healthy workplace culture / David B. Ross, Julie A. Exposito, Tom Kennedy
  • Framework of Indian healthcare system and its challenges: an insight / Prashant Mehta
  • Incognito: the neuroscience of grief and grieving / Linda Ellington, Valerie C. Bryan.
Proper health education is a vital component to ensuring patients' satisfaction, safety, and well-being. To achieve this goal, interdisciplinary collaboration has emerged as an innovative method for promoting healthy living. Healthcare Community Synergism between Patients, Practitioners, and Researchers is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on the various collaborative efforts to improve the current state of health systems and patient education. Highlighting research methodologies aimed to enrich the quality of available information in healthcare environments, this book is ideally designed for medical professionals, educators, and researchers.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522506409 20161213
1 online resource.
How to Develop Robust Solid Oral Dosage Forms from Conception to Post-Approval uses a practical and hands-on approach to cover the development process of solid oral dosage forms in one single source. The book details all of the necessary steps from formulation through the post-approval phase and contains industry case studies, real world advice, and troubleshooting tips. By merging the latest scientific information with practical instructions, this book provides pharmaceutical scientists in formulation research and development with a concrete look at the key aspects in the development of solid oral dosage forms.
1 online resource (352 pages) : illustrations.
  • The early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease: from behavioral to genetic study / Yanna Ren [and 5 others]
  • Environmental landscape design for Alzheimer's / Gökçen Firdevs Yücel
  • Evaluation of the relationship between nutritional status and quality of life among nursing home residents with Alzheimer's disease / Alev Keser, Filiz Yildirim
  • Early detection of dementia: advances, challenges, and future prospects / Stefanos Xefteris [and 8 others]
  • Dementia and language bilingualism helps ward off Alzheimer's disease / Yiyang Yu [and 4 others]
  • Stimulation devices for human haptic perception and their applications in cranial nerve diseases / Jian Zhang, Liancun Zhang, Jinglong Wu
  • Transfer of training between working memory task and attentional task / Ting Guo [and 5 others]
  • Cognitive and neural mechanisms involved in interactions between touch and emotion / Zhilin Zhang [and 3 others]
  • Effects of visual contrast on inverse effectiveness in audiovisual integration / Fengxia Wu [and 5 others]
  • The status of research into intention recognition / Luyao Wang, Chunlin Li, Jinglong Wu
  • Research on current situations for functional classification of timing / Zhihan Xu [and 7 others]
  • MRI-compatible haptic stimuli delivery systems for investigating neural substrates of touch / Jiabin Yu [and 3 others]
  • The present visual equipment system and its application in fMRI / Jiayue Guo [and 3 others]
  • Humanoid robots: future avatars for humans through BCI / Si Zhang, Jinglong Wu, Qiang Huang.
The prominence of dementia within the global aging population has undergone an increase in recent years. To improve the living conditions of patients, researchers must place more emphasis on early detection methods. Improving the Quality of Life for Dementia Patients through Progressive Detection, Treatment, and Care provides a thorough overview of emerging research on various neuroscience methods for the early diagnosis of dementia and focuses on the improvement of healthcare delivery to patients. Highlighting relevant issues on health information systems, behavioral indicators, and treatment methods, this book is a pivotal reference source for health professionals, neuroscientists, upper-level students, practitioners, and researchers interested in the latest developments within the field of dementia treatment.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522509257 20161213
xxx, 238 pages ; 24 cm.
Green Library
1 online resource (393 pages) : illustrations.
  • Nanobiotechnology and therapeutics / Vikrant
  • Polymeric nanoparticles for vaccine delivery / Akhilesh Kumar Shakya, Harishkumar Madhyastha
  • Nanomedicine as a newly emerging approach against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) / Muthupandian Saravanan [and 5 others]
  • Biomedical applications of gold nanoparticles: recent advances and future prospects / Irshad Ahmad Wani
  • Microbial nanotechnology: mycofabrication of nanoparticles and their novel applications / Vadlapudi Varahalarao, B.K. Nayak
  • Nanoencapsulation of food ingredients / Manzoor Ahmad Shah, Shabir Ahmad Mir, Mudasir Bashir
  • The impact of nanotechnology on environment / Rathinasabapathi Jayavarthanan, Anima Nanda, M. Amin Bhat
  • Applications of gold nanoparticles in cancer / Solaimuthu Balakrishnan, Firdous Ahmad Bhat, Arunakaran Jagadeesan
  • New horizons of nanotechnology in agriculture and food processing industry / Shabir Ahmad Mir [and 3 others]
  • Setting priorities for the development of medicinal plants sector in J&K (Kashmir) and their progress towards nanotechnology / Mohmmad Abubakar Ahmad Siddique, Syed Mudassir Jeelani
  • Role of bioinformatics in nanotechnology: an initiation towards personalized medicine / Harishchander Anandaram.
Nanotechnology has grown in its use and adoption across sectors. In particular, the medical field has identified the vast opportunities nanotechnology presents, especially for earlier disease detection and diagnosis versus traditional methods. Integrating Biologically-Inspired Nanotechnology into Medical Practice presents the latest research on nanobiotechnology and its application as a real-world healthcare solution. Emphasizing applications of micro-scale technologies in the areas of oncology, food science, and pharmacology, this reference publication is an essential resource for medical professionals, researchers, chemists, and graduate-level students in the medical and pharmaceutical sciences.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522506102 20161213
xiv, 325 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • A moral revolution at Mazorra, 1899-1902
  • Fragments of a journey to Mazorra: from a "state of ruin" to a second occupation, 1902-1909
  • The great divergence: psychiatry, race, and the age of the inferno, 1909-1933
  • The plague of politiquería: corruption and the experts, 1934-1958
  • Banishing the inferno: from Mazorra to Hospital Psiquiátrico de La Habana
  • The world the Revolution made: political process and mental transformation
  • The repeating madhouse, from Havana to Miami.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
1 online resource (1,574 pages) : illustrations.
  • Fundamental concepts and theories
  • Development and design methodologies
  • Utilization and applications
  • Organizational and social implications
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Emerging trends.
As the healthcare industry continues to expand, a higher volume of new professionals must be integrated into the field. Providing these professionals with a quality education will likewise ensure the further progress and advancements in the medical field. Medical Education and Ethics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications presents a compendium of contemporary research on the educational practices and ethical considerations in the medical industry. This multi-volume work contains pedagogical frameworks, emerging trends, case studies, and technological innovations essential for optimizing medical education initiatives. This comprehensive publication is a pivotal resource for medical professionals, upper-level students, researchers, and practitioners.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522509783 20161213
1 online resource (2,080 pages) : illustrations.
  • Fundamental concepts and theories
  • Development and design methodologies
  • Tools and technologies
  • Utilization and application
  • Issues and challenges
  • Emerging trends.
Medical imaging has transformed the ways in which various conditions, injuries, and diseases are identified, monitored, and treated. As various types of digital visual representations continue to advance and improve, new opportunities for their use in medical practice will likewise evolve. Medical Imaging: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications presents a compendium of research on digital imaging technologies in a variety of healthcare settings. This multi-volume work contains practical examples of implementation, emerging trends, case studies, and technological innovations essential for using imaging technologies for making medical decisions. This comprehensive publication is an essential resource for medical practitioners, digital imaging technologists, researchers, and medical students.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522505716 20161213
xiii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction: Medicine and Metaphor at the Carrara Court / 1. The Carrara Herbal and the Traditions of Illustrated Books of Materia Medica / 2. The Healthy Pleasures of Reading the Carrara Herbal / 3. The 'Physician Prince' and his Book / 4. Portraits of the Carrara / 5. Physiognomy in Late Medieval Padua / 6. Embodiments of Virtue in Francesco Novello's Library / Conclusion / Appendix: List of Manuscripts from Francesco Zago's Inventory, 1404.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472446527 20161128
This book is the first study to consider the extraordinary manuscript now known as the Carrara Herbal (British Library, Egerton 2020) within the complex network of medical, artistic and intellectual traditions from which it emerged. The manuscript contains an illustrated, vernacular copy of the thirteenth-century pharmacopeia by Ibn Sarabi, an Arabic-speaking Christian physician working in al-Andalus known in the West as Serapion the Younger. By 1290, Serapion's treatise was available in Latin translation and circulated widely in medical schools across the Italian peninsula. Commissioned in the late fourteenth century by the prince of Padua, Francesco II 'il Novello' da Carrara (r. 1390-1405), the Carrara Herbal attests to the growing presence of Arabic medicine both inside and outside of the University. Its contents speak to the Carrara family's historic role as patrons and protectors of the Studium, yet its form - a luxury book in Paduan dialect adorned with family heraldry and stylistically diverse representations of plants - locates it in court culture. In particular, the manuscript's form connects Serapion's treatise to patterns of book collection and rhetorics of self-making encouraged by humanists and practiced by Francesco's ancestors. Beginning with Petrarch (1304-74) and continuing with Pier Paolo Vergerio (ca. 1369-1444), humanists held privileged positions in the Carrara court, and humanist culture vied with the University's successes for leading roles in Carrara self-promotion. With the other illustrated books in the prince's collection, the Herbal negotiated these traditional arenas of family patronage and brought them into confluence, promoting Francesco as an ideal 'physician prince' capable of ensuring the moral and physical health of Padua. Considered in this way, the Carrara Herbal is the product of an intersection between the Pan-Mediterranean transmission of medical knowledge and the rise of humanism in the Italian courts, an intersection typically attributed to the later Renaissance.
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