Dec 062016
 

Molecular and Cellular Mechanobiology (Physiology in Health and Disease)


This book will cover the cutting-edge developments in molecular and cellular mechanobiology to date. Readers will have a clear understanding of mechanobiology at the molecular and cellular levels, encompassing the mechanosensors, transducers, and transcription. An integrative approach across different scales from molecular sensing to mechanotransduction and gene modulation for physiological regulation of cellular functions will be explored, as well as applications to pathophysiological states in disease. A comprehensive understanding of the roles of physicochemical microenvironment and intracellular responses in determining cellular function in health and disease will also be discussed.
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Nov 222016
 

Hypertension and Stroke: Pathophysiology and Management (Clinical Hypertension and Vascular Diseases)


The second edition of this work continues to address the intimate pathophysiologic relationship between hypertension and stroke. The editors and authors clearly and concisely synthesize our developing knowledge of this relationship and place epidemiologic and physiologic information into a practical clinical context. Comprehensive chapters present the evidence supporting strategies for stroke prevention and care, including blood pressure lowering therapies, anti-coagulation, and management of other cerebrovascular risk factors. In addition to prescriptive measures for first stroke prevention, the book illuminates current regimens for care immediately after acute stroke and for the prevention of recurrent stroke. This latest edition also features extensively updated chapters from the previous edition, as well as new chapters on the effects of hypertension and stroke on the cerebral vasculature, blood pressure management in subarachnoid hemorrhage, and blood pressure variability, antihypertensive therapy, and stroke risk.
Written by experts in the field, Hypertension and Stroke: Pathophysiology and Management, Second Edition is of great utility for specialists in neurology and cardiovascular medicine and a valuable practical resource for all physicians caring for older adults and hypertensive patients.
 
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Nov 172016
 

Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, 13e (Guyton Physiology)


By (author): John E. Hall PhD

The 13th edition of Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology continues this bestselling title’s long tradition as the world’s foremost medical physiology textbook. Unlike other textbooks on this topic, this clear and comprehensive guide has a consistent, single-author voice and focuses on the content most relevant to clinical and pre-clinical students. The detailed but lucid text is complemented by didactic illustrations that summarize key concepts in physiology and pathophysiology.

    • Larger font size emphasizes core information around how the body must maintain homeostasis in order to remain healthy, while supporting information and examples are detailed in smaller font and highlighted in pale blue.
    • Summary figures and tables help quickly convey key processes covered in the text.
    • Bold full-color drawings and diagrams.
    • Short, easy-to-read, masterfully edited chapters and a user-friendly full-color design.
    • Brand-new quick-referencechart of normal lab values on the inside back cover.
    • Increased number of figures, clinical correlations, and cellular and molecular mechanisms important for clinical medicine.
    • Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience includes the complete text, interactive figures, references, plus 50 self-assessment questions and more than a dozen animations.
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    Nov 142016
     

    Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology, Twenty-Fifth Edition


    By (author): Kim E. Barrett, Susan M. Barman, Scott Boitano, Heddwen Brooks

    The leading text on human physiology for more than four decades

    For more than four decades, Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology has been helping those in the medical field understand human and mammalian physiology. Applauded for its interesting and engagingly written style, Ganong’s concisely covers every important topic without sacrificing depth or readability and delivers more detailed, high-yield information per page than any other similar text or review.

    Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and developments in important areas. Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology incorporates examples from clinical medicine to illustrate important physiologic concepts.

    • More than 600 full-color illustrations
    • Two types of review questions: end-of-chapter and board-style
    • NEW! Increased number of clinical cases and flow charts
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    Nov 132016
     

    Current Treatment Options for Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy


    This book provides state of the art information on modern minimally invasive lamellar transplant techniques for Fuchs endothelial dystrophy (FED), such as Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) and Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). In addition to clear step-by-step descriptions of procedures, guidance is offered on donor tissue preparation, potential intra- and postoperative complications, and complication management. Future treatment options in the form of medical, cell-based approaches are also discussed. To complete the picture, relevant information is included on the pathophysiology, clinical features, and differential diagnosis of FED. This book will be of interest to all who wish to learn about the dramatic developments in corneal transplantation and medical treatment that are transforming the management of FED.

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    Nov 072016
     

    Parental Obesity: Intergenerational Programming and Consequences (Physiology in Health and Disease)


    In this book, leading figures in the field of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease provide up-to-date information from human clinical trials, cohorts, and animal physiology experiments to reveal the interdependence between parental obesity and health of the offspring. Obesity of the mother and father produces obesity in their offspring, so we are caught up in an intergenerational cycle, which means that even our children’s future health is in peril. This book gives a timely and much-needed synthesis of the mechanisms, potential targets of future interventions, and the challenges that need to be overcome in order to break the intergenerational cycle of obesity. This has profound implications for the way in which scientific, clinical and health policy activities are to be directed in order to combat the so-called epidemic of obesity, as well as diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. The book will be of interest to students, clinicians, researchers and health policy makers who are either seeking an introduction to the area of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease or have a specific interest in the pathogenesis of obesity.

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    Nov 052016
     

    Adrenal Glands: From Pathophysiology to Clinical Evidence (Endocrinology Research and Clinical Developments)


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    Nov 012016
     

    USMLE Road Map: Physiology


    By (author): James N Pasley

    Ideal for USMLE preparation and course review, the streamlined, easy-to-follow hierarchical outline format guides students through the most important aspects of each discipline. Extensive illustrations enhance the texts and convey difficult-to-understand concepts. Clinical correlations, numerous tables and charts, and USMLE-style questions in clinical vignette format help students evaluate their strengths and weaknesses.
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    Oct 302016
     

    Brunnstrom’s Clinical Kinesiology (Clinical Kinesiology (Brunnstrom’s))


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    By (author): Laura K. Smith PhD PT, Elizabeth Lawrence Weiss PhD PT

    Thorough review of the properties of bone, cartilage, ligaments, and fascia– Broader coverage of muscle innervations and actions; applications of mechanical and physiological principles; agonist, antagonist, and synergistic relationships; and closed chain motion– Each body region chapter emphasizes the kinesiologic issue best illustrated for that region, e.g., the knee chapter includes a section on functional interaction of muscles and ligaments– Material on joints, ligaments, end-feels, and accessory joint motion, as well as innervation and anatomical actions of muscles– Numerous illustrations have been added to support this easy-to-read text
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    Oct 252016
     

    Advances in Bacterial Respiratory Physiology, Volume 61 (Advances in Microbial Physiology)


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    Advances in Microbial Physiology is one of the most successful and prestigious series from Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier. It publishes topical and important reviews, interpreting physiology to include all material that contributes to our understanding of how microorganisms and their component parts work.

    First published in 1967, it is now in its 61st volume. The Editors have always striven to interpret microbial physiology in the broadest context and have never restricted the contents to “traditional? views of whole cell physiology. Now edited by Professor Robert Poole, University of Sheffield, Advances in Microbial Physiology continues to be an influential and very well reviewed series.

    • Contributions from leading authorities
    • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field
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