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Advances in Medicine and Biology. Volume 6
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Editors: Leon V. Berhardt
Book Description:
This continuing series gathers and presents original research results on the leading edge of medicine and biology. Each article has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial topical data across a broad spectrum. This book discusses research on the future direction and evolution of zinc based biomaterials in dental and skeletal applications; the effects of drugs on verbal fluency in aphasia; a study of psoriasis as a multisystem inflammatory disease; new therapeutic anti-glaucoma medicines; treating OCD using computer-based treatments; a review of breastfeeding versus formula-feeding in adult obesity; monitoring of adverse drug reactions; the relationship of emerging adulthood and substance abuse; promoting nursing accountability in today's evidence-based healthcare system and developments in influenza vaccines.

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Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. Zinc-Based Biomaterials, pp. 1-60
(Owen Clarkin, Mark Towler, Daniel Boyd, Clinical Materials Unit, Materials and Surface Science Institute, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, and others)

Chapter 2. The Effects of Drugs on Verbal Fluency: Mechanisms of Drug Related Fluency in Aphasia, pp. 61-101
(Dario Zanetti, Maria R. Piras, Marinella D’Onofrio, Caterina F. Bagella, Paola Lai, Laura Fancellu, Susanna M. Nuvoli, GianPietro Sechi, Department of Neuroscience and Nuclear Medicine, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy)

Chapter 3. Psoriasis as a Multisystem Inflammatory Disease, pp. 103-125
(Anton B. Alexandroff, Elena S. Novitskaya, David J. Armstrong, Department of Dermatology, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, United Kingdom, and others)

Chapter 4. Repackaging of Anti-Glaucoma Medicines: New Therapeutic Vistas, pp. 127-160
(Indu Pal Kaur, Harinder Singh, Shilpa Kakkar, University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India)

Chapter 5. The Utilization of Technology in the Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, pp. 161-176
(Jessica Morgan, Caleb Lack, Eric A. Storch, Department of Pediatrics, University of South Florida, St, Petersburg, Florida, and others)

Chapter 6. Growth, Hormones and Milk in Infancy: Breastfeeding versus Formula-Feeding, pp. 177-204
(Francesco Savino, Maria F. Fissore, Stefania A. Liguori, Department of Pediatrics, “Regina Margherita” Children’s Hospital, University of Turin, Italy)

Chapter 7. Knowledge Creation about Adverse Drug Reactions: Experiences and Perspectives from Denmark, pp. 205-220
(Lise Aagaard, Ebba Holme Hansen, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Section for Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and others)

Chapter 8. Emerging Adulthood and Substance Abuse, pp. 221-232
(Steve Sussman, Departments of Preventive Medicine and Psychology, University of Southern California, Alhambra, California)

Chapter 9. Building Up Competence for Student Nurses in Clinical Ethical Decision-Making, pp. 233-243
(William H. C. Li, Department of Nursing Studies, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R., China)

Chapter 10. Barriers to Evidence-Based Practice: Baccalaureate Nursing Students’ Perspective, pp. 245-255
(William H. C. Li, Department of Nursing Studies, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R., China)

Chapter 11. Influenza Vaccines: Challenges and Opportunities, pp. 257-263
(D.A. Hokey, D.J. Laddy, C.J. White, D. Weiner, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and others)


      Advances in Medicine and Biology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 7 x 10, 282pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61668-970-4
   Status: AV
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