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This book translates the new findings in exercise research for the elderly for busy practitioners, trainees, students and administrators. This book provides practical strategies that can be implemented immediately in the common settings in which practitioners care for adults. The format includes key points and case examples which showcase the strong evidence supporting exercise by older adults as a key tool to enhance health, prevent serious outcomes,... more...

Research on biomaterials has been growing in the past 10 years due to the clinical needs in organ and tissue replacement and regeneration. Bioceramics are suitable candidates for many clinical applications, such as bone-like scaffolds, and bone regeneration materials. They include calcium phosphates, silica-based ceramics, such as bioglasses and mesoporous silica, carbon-based materials such as carbon nanotubes and graphene, and... more...

Hypertension has become a major public health hazard not only in industrialized nations, but also in emerging economies. Early detection combined with effective treatment is imperative to reduce the risk of patients developing premature cardiovascular disease and accelerated atherosclerosis. A clear, concise resource, Hypertension: A Clinical Guide is of practical value to primary care doctors around the world who treat patients with... more...

Long recognized as the authoritative leader in the field, Creasy and Resnik's Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 8th Edition, continues to provide the latest evidence-based guidelines for obstetric and neonatal management, helping you minimize complications and offer patients the best possible care. Written by renowned experts in obstetrics, gynecology, and perinatology, this comprehensive resource has been thoroughly updated and reflects new information in... more...

Containing papers carefully compiled for both their historical importance and contemporary relevance, Family Medicine: The Classic Papers brings together a team of experts, led by global family medicine leaders Michael Kidd, Iona Heath and Amanda Howe, who explain the importance of each selected paper and how it contributes to international health care, current practice and research. The papers demonstrate the broad scope of primary... more...


This book addresses the need for improved diagnostic and treatment guidelines for patients in whom total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has had an unsatisfactory outcome. It opens by discussing the basics of TKA and the various causes of failure and pain. Diagnostic aspects are considered in detail, with attention to advances in clinical investigation, laboratory analysis and in particular, imaging techniques. In addition, helpful state of the art diagnostic... more...

Biomaterials have had a major impact on the practice of contemporary medicine and patient care. Growing into a major interdisciplinary effort involving chemists, biologists, engineers, and physicians, biomaterials development has enabled the creation of high-quality devices, implants, and drug carriers with greater biocompatibility and biofunctionality. The fast-paced research and increasing interest in finding new and improved biocompatible or... more...

This book presents a clear and concise story of the overall management of colorectal cancer covering causality and genetics, prevention, and surgical, chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments, with the patient at the centre. It is contemporary, scientific and hightly practical. It peers into the future in order to harness scientific innovations and translate them into the clinic as soon as possible.

This comprehensive manual covers all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of osteoporosis, offering an upbeat and optimistic assessment of what can be achieved. While scientifically based, the book provides easy-to-follow guidelines for lifelong maintenance of skeletal structure and function. It deals with everything from the basic physiology of bone and mineral metabolism to the diagnostic utility of radiologic imaging... more...

Robert B. Taylor, MD, has edited this book that introduces physicians and clinicians to an academic career in the health professions. Written from the clinician’s viewpoint, it guides readers who are considering or who have recently embarked upon such a career through the essentials. Taylor’s approach is practical and well rounded. He integrates evidence-based information from the medical literature with anecdotes from contributors... more...