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Biomaterial Mechanics

1st Edition

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Heather N. Hayenga, Helim Aranda-Espinoza
May 25, 2017

This book describes the fundamental knowledge of mechanics and its application to biomaterials. An overivew of computer modeling in biomaterials is offered and multiple fields where biomaterials are used are reviewed with particular emphasis to the importance of the mechanical properties of biomater...

Basic Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Engineering

4th Edition

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Ronald L. Fournier
August 28, 2017

This will be a substantial revision of a good selling text for upper division/first graduate courses in biomedical transport phenomena, offered in many departments of biomedical and chemical engineering. Each chapter will be updated accordingly, with new problems and examples incorporated where appr...

Dosimetry in Bioelectromagnetics

1st Edition

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Marko Markov
May 11, 2017

Dosimetry refers to the calculation and assessment of the radiation dose received by the human body. The proposed book will place emphasis on the existence of physical and biophysical dosimetry. It will be discussed for the proper description and evaluation of the signal at the power generation syst...

The Illustrated Dictionary of Toxicologic Pathology and Safety Science

1st Edition

Pritam S. Sahota, Robert H. Spaet, Philip Bentley, Zbigniew Wojcinski
May 23, 2019

There has been a growing interest in toxicologic pathology, especially as related to its impact on the safety assessment of pharmaceuticals and chemicals, and in drug development. Thus, there is a growing need for an Illustrated Dictionary of Toxicology Pathology and Safety Science (IDTP) that this...

Revival: Handbook of Mammalian Metabolism of Plant Compounds (1991)

1st Edition

Ronald R. Scheline
May 23, 2019

Handbook of Mammalian Metabolism of Plant Compounds provides an extensive survey of how mammals metabolize compounds found in higher plants. Information about these compounds is important to researchers in pharmacology, toxicology, medical and natural products chemistry, and food sciences....

Cytochromes P450: Metabolic and Toxicological Aspects

1st Edition

Costas Ioannides
May 23, 2019

First published in 1996: An in-depth book on the role of cytochrome P450 proteins from a toxicological perspective, Cytochromes P450: Metabolics and Toxicological Aspects examines the proteins and their role in toxicity/carcinogenicity and the metabolism of foreign chemicals....

Microcapsules and Nanoparticles in Medicine and Pharmacy

1st Edition

Max Donbrow
May 23, 2019

First published in 1992: This book provides a comprehensive look at the design and production of microcapsules, microspheres, and nanoparticles. It discusses the diverse aspects and skills that must be mastered to prepare and test products that will work correctly and be clinically acceptable for...

The Endothelium: Modulator of Cardiovascular Function

1st Edition

Thomas F. Luscher, Paul M. Vanhoutte
May 23, 2019

First published in 1990: The Endothelium: Modulator of Cardiovascular Function takes a comprehensive look at the role of the endothelium in cardiovascular control in health and disease. Experts offer detailed reviews on specific topics that address these roles of the endothelium: diffusion barrier,...

Handbook of Plant and Fungal Toxicants

1st Edition

J. P. Felix D'Mello
May 23, 2019

First published in 1997. Natural toxicants are the subject of research throughout the world, and they are used for many purposes. The Handbook of Plant and Fungal Toxicants presents a wide range of compounds and considers how they relate to food safety, therapeutic purposes in medicine, and uses in...

The Role of Beta Receptor Agonist Therapy in Asthma Mortality

1st Edition

Richard Beasley, Neil E. Pearce
May 23, 2019

First published in 1993, the Role of Beta Receptor Agonist Therapy in Asthma Mortality provides the first comprehensive review of the role of beta-receptor agonist drug therapy and asthma mortality. The book includes sections on the epidemiological and experimental methods used to examine possible...

Diagnostic Ultrasound, Third Edition: Physics and Equipment

3rd Edition

Peter R Hoskins, Kevin Martin, Abigail Thrush
May 20, 2019

This popular text provides a comprehensive, yet accessible, introduction to the physics and technology of medical ultrasound, with high quality ultrasound images and diagrams throughout. Covering all aspects of the field at a level that meetings the requirements of accredited sonography courses, it...

The Statistical Analysis of Multivariate Failure Time Data: A Marginal Modeling Approach

1st Edition

Ross L. Prentice, Shanshan Zhao
May 16, 2019

The Statistical Analysis of Multivariate Failure Time Data: A Marginal Modeling Approach provides an innovative look at methods for the analysis of correlated failure times. The focus is on the use of marginal single and marginal double failure hazard rate estimators for the extraction of...

Textbook of Clinical Trials in Oncology: A Statistical Perspective

1st Edition

Susan Halabi, Stefan Michiels
May 16, 2019

There is an increasing need for educational resources for statisticians and investigators. Reflecting this, the goal of this book is to provide readers with a sound foundation in the statistical design, conduct, and analysis of clinical trials. Furthermore, it is intended as a guide for...

Engineering-Medicine: Principles and Applications of Engineering in Medicine

1st Edition

Lawrence S. Chan, William C. Tang
May 16, 2019

This transformative textbook, first of its kind to incorporate engineering principles into medical education and practice, will be a useful tool for physicians, medical students, biomedical engineers, biomedical engineering students, and healthcare executives. The central approach of the proposed...

Barile’s Clinical Toxicology: Principles and Mechanisms

3rd Edition

Frank A. Barile
May 14, 2019

As with the two previous editions, Barile’s Clinical Toxicology: Principles and Mechanisms, Third edition, examines the complex interactions associated with clinical toxicological events as a result of therapeutic drug administration or chemical exposure. With special emphasis placed on signs and...

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