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Medicine

Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s edited collections and monographs present leading research in medicine across key topics, including the history of medicine, medical ethics, and clinical practice and surgery. Combined, this diverse collection of books will be of interest to healthcare professionals and medical students, as well as researchers in the humanities. 

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A Practical Guide to Promoting Social Participation in Seniors

This volume represents an instruction manual for community workers and academic researchers wishing to conduct community-based participatory action research. The principles and experience described here will also be useful for any individual from charitable bodies, government agencies, and academic institutions desiring to work wit...
£63.99

Body Talk in the Medical Humanities

This exciting book draws on the insight and experience of 21 medical practitioners and researchers in the wider field of the medical humanities to ask fundamental questions related to illness, bodily experience, the experience and role of medical and healthcare professionals, and the contribution of language and communication to en...
£68.99

Clinical Expressive Arts Therapy in Theory and Practice

This volume makes a tremendous contribution to the field of expressive arts therapy through its presentation of clear and profound theoretical bases to a relatively new profession in the domain of psychotherapy. It applies comprehensive, in-depth psychological knowledge to practical cases which shed light on clinical interventions ...
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Critical Dialogues in the Medical Humanities

This volume illustrates ongoing discussions in and about the medical humanities with studies on different approaches to the relationship between medical science and practice and the humanities, including reflections based on fiction, art, history, socio-economic and political concerns, architecture and natural landscapes. The book ...
£61.99

Meltdown and the Neuroscience of Stress

This book investigates the concept of stress, how it causes a cluster of life-threatening diseases, and what you can do to save yourself. It is a summation of what the author, a neurologist, has learned about stress throughout his career. Stress damages the brain in specific ways that cause migraine headaches, high blood pressure, ...
£58.99

The History and Mystery of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer and its treatment is a terribly complex problem that involves all the intricacies of the human body, the anatomical and microscopic anatomy of the breast, the endocrine system, and bone metabolism, as well as the nature of malignant transformation. Even experts still have uncertainties. However, there is now an ethica...
£61.99

40 Years After In Vitro Fertilisation

As a capstone of the commemorations of the 40th anniversary of the birth of the first baby conceived by in vitro fertilization (IVF), in 1978, this collection gathers the principal actors of the history of IVF, and summarizes the main achievements, current state, and future prospects of this technique. The contributions here cover,...
£61.99

Back of the Envelope Modelling of Infectious Disease Transmission Dynamics for Veterinary Students

This book deals with how we construct and use deterministic mathematical models of the transmission of infectious diseases in domestic and wild animals. It is a manual, drawing on examples from the world of veterinary medicine, but will appeal to the interested reader from any background. Mathematical models of infectious disease t...
£81.99

Human Glucose Transporters in Health and Diseases

Glucose transporters play an important role in the metabolism of both humans and animals. These membrane proteins mediate the transport of several substances, such as monosaccharides, inositols, vitamins, and iodide, across the plasma membrane. Disturbances in expression and function of these carrier proteins usually cause severe o...
£61.99

A Global Compendium of Oral Health

The book provides a summary of 30 countries’ epidemiological profiles on tooth eruption and hard dental tissue anomalies. It opens with a chapter that introduces readers to the entire gamut of anomalies associated with tooth eruption, and dental tissue development and its associated anomalies. This is followed by a chapter that dis...
£81.99

From Depression to Happiness

Psychiatry has developed a number of tools to help manage symptoms of mental disorders, broadly categorized as psychotherapy, or “talk therapy”, and psychopharmacology, or “medications”. One question left open in this regard, though, is what to do after those symptoms are controlled? How can those with depression be helped to build...
£58.99

Hereditary Effects of Parental Lifestyle on the Health of Offspring

This volume addresses the impact of grand-parental and parental lifestyle on the health in the lives of their children and grand-children. It is important to note that eating habits, smoking or drinking, or using dietary supplements by grand-parents and parents during pregnancy and lactation, can have an effect on their offspring. ...
£61.99
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