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Yoga Therapy for Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis

Yoga is an extremely beneficial therapy for ameliorating physical symptoms of both Parkinson's disease (PD) and multiple sclerosis (MS), and improving emotional wellbeing through breathing, asana, relaxation and meditation. Outlining each condition, its pathology, treatment and its impact on the lives of those affected, the book describes how yoga practice can be tailored to meet the specific needs of those with PD and MS, by improvi...

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Functional and Selective Neck Dissection

Text rejects radical procedures expected in advanced disease and focuses on a combined functional and selective approach for optimal outcome. Nearly 200 high-quality, sequential operative photographs and drawings highlight all points. Includes a synthesis of American and Latin viewpoints.

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User Centred Networked Health Care

This volume of Studies in Health Technology and Informatics User Centred Networked Health Care Proceedings of MIE 2011 contributes to the discussion of the unresolved challenges arising for 21century health care. It highlights a number of design issues and explores experiences of health professionals and patients working and living in ICT enabled environments. This ties into the Scandinavian tradition of ICT development; to actively ...

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Biomarkers and Mental Illness: It’s Not All in the Mind

Employing accessible language throughout, this book covers the history of psychiatric research, the current state-of-the art in psychiatric practice, the physiological systems affected by psychiatric illnesses, the whole-body nature of these diseases and the impact that this aspect has on emerging biomarker discoveries. Further, it provides descriptions of the major specific psychiatric disorders and the special challenges regarding ...

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Oral Cancer by Kalu U. E. Ogbureke

Oral cancer is a significant public health challenge globally. Although the oral cavity is easily accessible, early diagnosis remains slow compared to the enhanced detection of cancers of the breast, colon, prostate, and melanoma. As a result, the mortality rate from oral cancer for the past four decades has remained high at over 50% in spite of advances in treatment modalities.

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Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems: A Global Comparison

Written by a local health economics expert, each of the eight chapters in this timely handbook and ready reference describes the national healthcare system of a different industrialized country. In each case, the 4-5 specific policies with the highest impact on that respective country over the past 20-30 years are identified. In addition, the economic characteristics of each policy are described and, where possible, its success evalu...

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Abdominal Surgery

This book deals with abdominal surgery, and are written by surgeons, radiologists, anesthesiologists and oncologists from different hospitals in Tunisia, Turkey, Denmark, Spain and Italy. Together with basic surgical principles, the unique local experiences and perspectives are presented. The aspects related to the abdominal surgery, it is intended for at least two kinds of readers: a) Residents of intermediate and advanced courses i...

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The Army Medical Department, 1917-1941

Mary C. Gillett's fourth and final volume The Army Medical Department, 1917–1941, provides a long-needed in-depth analysis of the department's struggle to maintain the health and fighting ability of the nation's soldiers during both World War I—a conflict of unexpected proportions and violence—and the years that preceded World War II. In 1917, unprepared as a result of the widespread conviction that to prepare for war is to encourage...

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Nursing Health Assessment: The Foundation of Clinical Practice, 3rd Edition

Perfect your assessment skills   Differentiate normal from abnormal findings     Validate your assessment findings     Bridge the gap from classroom to clinical…from theory to application. Dillon delivers with the assessment information most likely to be needed in the clinical setting, focusing on the relationships among the various body systems. Bulleted lists and tabular presentation make the information ea...

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Klinische Elektroenzephalographie (Auflage: 3)

Die Autoren beschreiben in dem Band die physiologischen und pathophysiologischen Grundlagen der Elektroenzephalographie (EEG) und machen die Technologie Schritt für Schritt verständlich: Behandelt werden die EEG-Potenziale in ihren verschiedenen Formen sowie der Einsatz der EEG in der Intensivmedizin. Das Werk hilft Ärzten, brauchbare Kurven zu gewinnen, Befunde zu verstehen und zu interpretieren, aber auch Fehler zu vermeiden. Die 3...