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Protective Devices: Types, Uses and Safety $280.00
Editors: Victor E. Argosyan
Book Description:
This book explores various protective devices utilized in the fields of medicine, automobile and motorcycle safety, and sports. This new and important work gathers the latest research from around the globe in the study of this field and highlights such topics as: head restraints and whiplash, mouthguards, particulate respiratory protection, distal protection filters for cartoid artery stenting, motorcycle helmet use in Argentina, hip protector devices, and others.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. Head Restraints and Whiplash: The Past, Present and Future, pp. 1-60
(Ediriweera Desapriya, Marc White, Giulia Scime, Khairun Jivani, Shelina Babul, John Holland, Ian Pike, Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, and others)

Chapter 2. Mouthguards: The Effects and the Solutions for Underlying Problems, pp. 61-130
(Tomotaka Takeda, Keiichi Ishigami, Kazunori Nakajima, Katsuhide Kurokawa, Department of Sports Dentistry, Tokyo Dental College, Tokyo, Japan)

Chapter 3. Particulate Respiratory Protection – Overview, Emerging Issues and Research Needs, pp. 131-160
(Samy Rengasamy, Ziqing Zhuang, Raymond Roberge, Ronald E. Shaffer, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, and others)

Chapter 4. Neurodevelopmental Treatment Approach in Cerebral Palsy, pp. 161-179
(Maria Teresa Botti Rodrigues Santos, Felipe Scalco Manzano, Renata Oliveira de Oliveira Guare, Universidade Cruzeiro do Sul, São Paulo, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 5. Performance Assessment and Limitations of Distal Protection Filters for Carotid Artery Stenting, pp. 181-197
(Gail M. Siewiorek, Ender A. Finol, Biomedical Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, and others)

Chapter 6. Use of Seat Belts by Mini-Bus Drivers in Nigeria, pp. 199-213
(Abiodun Olukoga, Kehinde Oluwadiya, Tinu Olukoga, Olusola Odu, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad, WI, and others)

Chapter 7. Motorcycle Helmet Use in Mar del Plata, Argentina, pp. 215-224
(Rubén Daniel Ledesma, Raquel Peltzer, Fernando Poó, Mariana Cremonte, CONICET/Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina, and others)

Chapter 8. Hip Protector Devices to Prevent Hip Fractures of Older Adults, pp. 225-232
(Pekka Kannus, Jari Parkkari, Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland and others)

Chapter 9. Traffic Accident and Helmet: A Research Overview, pp. 233-237
(Viroj Wiwanitkit, Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok Thailand)

Chapter 10. The Use of the Laryngeal Mask Airway in Rabbits, pp. 239-243
(George M. Kazakos, Ioannis Savvas, Tilemachos Anagnostou, Irene M. Kazakou, Dimitris Raptopoulos, Clinic for Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, and others)

Chapter 11. Research and Report on Medical Protective Devices in Thailand, pp. 245-248
(Viroj Wiwanitkit, Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok, Thailand)


      Safety and Risk in Society
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 7 x 10
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-438-2
   Status: AV
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