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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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Selected Papers on the History of Medicine and Healthcare (2014)

This volume continues the Proceedings of the Calgary History of Medicine Days series which publishes the work of young and emerging researchers in the field, hence providing a unique publishing format. The annual Calgary History of Medicine Days Conference, established in 1991, brings together undergraduate and early graduate stude...
£64.99

The Ghrelin Receptor Gene in Animal Production

Ghrelin and the ghrelin receptor (GHSR1a) play a central role in growth hormone secretion, food intake, energy metabolism, and other important functions. This book summarizes the present situation of the GHSR1a gene polymorphisms and their genetic effects on growth and fatty acid component traits in domestic animals, humans and rod...
£58.99

Toward a Philosophical Approach to Psychiatry

Toward a Philosophical Approach to Psychiatry presents a collection of philosophical and historical papers authored by the psychiatrist Kenneth S. Kendler. Written primarily for psychiatrists, psychologists, and other scholars in the mental health professions, as a body of work, the papers offer an accessible distillation of many o...
£70.99

International Handbook of Forest Therapy

The first International Handbook of Forest Therapy defines the scientific domain of this innovative, evidence-based and timely public health approach. More than 50 authors from around the world are brought together to offer their expertise and insights about forest therapy from a variety of research perspectives. The theoretical di...
£69.99

Skin Care for Cold Weather

The condition of our skin often changes with the seasons. In fact, it changes throughout our lives, responding to our health, our skincare, our lifestyle and our surroundings. Our skin often deteriorates during cold weather, and this book explores why this happens and what we can do about it.This book connects our skin with our lif...
£61.99

The Psychology of Pandemics

Pandemics are large-scale epidemics that spread throughout world. Virologists predict that the next pandemic could occur in the coming years, probably from some form of influenza, with potentially devastating consequences. Vaccinations, if available, and behavioral methods are vital for stemming the spread of infection. However, re...
£58.99

Tuberculosis and Co-infection with HIV-AIDS

This book deals with Tuberculosis in exhaustive detail. It incorporates the most recent research on the disease, and is divided into different sections highlighting the chronological history of its development, global spread, the current scenario in India with regards to the disease, seasonality, co-infection with HIV-AIDS, and the...
£61.99

A Sleep Guide for the Mature Adult

Having trouble getting your dreamed-of sleep after you retired? No longer able to stay awake after 8PM? Now that you have time on your hands, why can’t you sleep at night? This book provides answers to these questions and more, offering necessary information and advice. As we change with age, sleep also changes. Why not encourage i...
£58.99

Agility in Sport

This book introduces a new view of agility theory, given recent serious discussion concerning the methods of open-loop skills improvement. It offers experimental research results and theoretical knowledge on both reactive and running types of agility. The book also details a number of agility training methods and exercises....
£58.99

Eco-Neurobiology, and How the Environment Shapes Our Brains

Eco-neurobiology is a field of neuroscience that investigates how environmental factors impact the brain through development and aging. This book takes the reader on a journey through the most recent findings in this field, covering how non-genetic factors influence our brain and may contribute to the development of disorders, as w...
£58.99

Fluid Physiology

This book is essential reading for medical or veterinary practitioners who need to understand the new fluid physiology and to apply it to the safe care of patients. The Starling principle is one of medicine’s most important concepts and originates from Ernest Starling’s laboratory research 120 years ago. However, inappropriate flui...
£61.99

A Handbook of Nuclear Applications in Humans’ Lives

Without using nuclear technology, today’s societies would not be as developed as they are. Increasing public knowledge about the countless advantages of this technology not only improves people’s health, but also it significantly provides economic growth for the whole society. This handbook provides a full, comprehensive introducti...
£58.99
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