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Trauma-Informed Care in the NICU

Written for neonatal nurses and NICU clinicians, this innovative book provides evidence-based guidelines and clinical practice recommendations that have been proven to mitigate the trauma experience of the hospitalized infant–family dyad. Including updated, evidence-based, age-appropriate care core measure attributes and criteria, these in-depth guidelines transform the NICU culture of care ...

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The Essential Guide to Holistic and Complementary Therapy

The Essential Guide to Holistic and Complementary Therapy is the most comprehensive text currently available, designed to meet the demands of teachers and the wider industry for a book that addresses both the core subjects of holistic and complementary therapy and individual topics such as reiki and colour therapy. This ...

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Alopecia Areata: A Clinician’s Guide

Offering the reader a comprehensive look at the material regarding alopecia areata, this book is divided into several sections: One section encompasses the detailed overview of alopecia areata including its epidemiology, etiology, signs, symptoms, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and treatment options; another section provides information and content about different comorbidities in ...

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Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Diagnosis – Prognosis – Therapy

This book reviews the standard diagnostic and therapeutic management of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and examines ongoing research developments in the field. The importance of appropriate prognostic stratification, taking into account recent advances in understanding of the molecular pathogenesis of MDS, is explained, and both established and novel treatment ...

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Atlas of Thoracoscopic-lapacoscopic Esophagectomy

This Atlas provides an easy-to-follow operational guide to laparoscopic techniques. It features a wealth of photos to illustrate esophageal carcinoma surgery. Through step-by-step anatomical photographs, it clearly depicts the Ivor-Lewis operative and Ivor-Lewis-Mckeown operative techniques. Using a consistent format, it addresses the clinical anatomy, pre-operative considerations, operative steps, post-operative care, ...

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Pancreaticobiliary Maljunction and Congenital Biliary Dilatation

From embryology to epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, complications, treatment and prognosis, this book provides a comprehensive overview and the latest evidence-based data on pancreaticobiliary maljunction (PBM), a congenital malformation in which the pancreatic and bile ducts join anatomically outside the duodenal wall. Resulting in various pathologic conditions, such as biliary cancer ...

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Regenerative Engineering: Advanced Materials Science Principles

This book focuses on both advances in materials science and in scaffold development techniques, paying close attention to state-of-the-art research. Each chapter will delve into specific materials categories (e.g. composite materials, bioactive ceramics, etc.) and how these materials are specifically designed for regenerative engineering applications. There will also be unique ...

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Customized Laser Vision Correction

This book addresses customized laser vision correction, an integral management option for the treatment of irregular corneas. This type of treatment reshapes the corneal surface in order to improve both the quality and the quantity of vision by reducing high order aberrations. Beginning with an introduction to the basics of ...

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