Templated DNA Nanotechnology: Functional DNA Nanoarchitectonics
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Templated DNA Nanotechnology: Functional DNA Nanoarchitectonics

Nucleic acids have structurally evolved over billions of years to effectively store and transfer genetic information. In the 1980s, Nadrian Seeman’s idea of constructing a 3D lattice from DNA led to utilizing DNA as nanomolecular building blocks to create emergent molecular systems and nanomaterial objects. This bottom-up approach to construct nanoscale architectures with DNA marked the beginning of a new field, DNA nanotechnology, c...

Beyond Return on Investment: Expanding the Value of Healthcare Information Technology, 2nd Edition
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Beyond Return on Investment

Beyond Return on Investment: Expanding the Value of Healthcare Information Technology, 2nd Edition this updated and revised edition provides lessons learned from healthcare IT adoption and the opportunity to drive value realization. From providing a basic primer on 'how-to' complete a Return on Investment analysis for a single project to developing a comprehensive program of value management to support the transition to high value he...

Lean Implementation in Hospital Departments: How to Move from Good to Great Services
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Lean Implementation in Hospital Departments

Lean healthcare is waste elimination in every service area with the goal of reducing inventory, cycle time of service, and cost, so that high-quality patient care can be provided in a way that is as efficient, as effective, and as responsive as possible while retaining the financial integrity of a hospital. The Lean philosophy in healthcare demands a person’s attitude, in all aspects of care, understand the process which happens, obs...

Relationship Development Intervention with Young Children: Social and Emotional Development Activities for Asperger Syndrome, A
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Relationship Development Intervention with Young Children

Friendship, even for the most able, requires hard work, and the odds are heavily stacked against those with autism spectrum conditions. Designed for younger children, typically between the ages of two and eight, this comprehensive set of enjoyable activities emphasizes foundation skills such as social referencing, regulating behavior, conversational reciprocity and synchronized actions. The authors include many objectives to plan and...

Alzheimer's Disease: Advances in Genetics, Molecular and Cellular Biology
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Alzheimer's Disease: Advances in Genetics, Molecular and Cellular Biology

This book examines every major aspect of Alzheimer disease at a time when there has been no scholarly research volume on the subject published in the last 3-5 years. This edition includes expanded coverage of the cellular-level exploration of related dementing disorders, with in-depth presentation of prion diseases, Pick's disease, fronto-temporal disorders, transgenic models, and biochemistry of presenilins.

Immune Aspects of Biopharmaceuticals and Nanomedicines
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Immune Aspects of Biopharmaceuticals and Nanomedicines

"Hats off to Dr. Bawa for producing yet another impressive volume in terms of scope, timeliness, and relevance. With expert contributions from around the globe, this book addresses topics germane to researchers, clinicians, drug and biotherapeutic companies, regulators, policymakers, and patients."

Immunology: An Introductory Textbook
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Immunology: An Introductory Textbook

Immunology has emerged as a key component of the curricula of graduate and postgraduate courses in biotechnology, microbiology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, and other interdisciplinary fields of biology, including zoology, veterinary science, and medicine. As a basic introductory textbook on one of the fastest-moving and most challenging areas of immunological science, this book contains the most recent information about immunologic...

Orthopaedic Bone Cements
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Orthopaedic Bone Cements

Bone cements are widely used in orthopaedic applications to anchor implants to existing bone, reconstruct bone and deliver bioactive agents to the body. With an increasing number of bone cements available, it is vital that the correct material is selected for specific clinical procedures. Orthopaedic bone cements reviews the most recent research in this field. Part one discusses the current uses of orthopaedic bone cements with chapt...

Cancer Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice
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Cancer Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice

A Doody's Core Title 2012 This new comprehensive reference provides a state-of-the-art overview of the principles of cancer care and best practices for restoring function and quality of life to cancer survivors. Authored by some of the world« leading cancer rehabilitation experts and oncology specialists, the principles section provides primer level discussions of the various cancer types and their assessment and management. The prac...

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom, Second Edition
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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom, Second Edition

Maximize Your Plastic Surgery Board Exam Score! This powerful, results-oriented study guide delivers everything you need to improve knowledge, confidence, and recall. Featuring a rigorous quick-hit Q&A format consisting of short clinical questions with concise answers, this is truly your most effective weapon when preparing for plastic surgery in-service and board exams. The unique question and single-answer format of Plastic and...