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  • Psychopathology and psychotherapy : DSM-5 diagnosis, case conceptualization, and treatment / edited by Len Sperry [and three others]
    RC 454 S68 2015eb

    Psychopathology & Psychotherapy: DSM-5 Diagnosis, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment, Third Edition differs from other psychopathology and abnormal psychology books. While other books focus on describing diagnostic conditions, this book focus on the critical link between psychopathology and psychotherapy. More specifically, it links diagnostic evaluation, case conceptualization, and treatment selection to psychotherapy practice. Research affirms that knowledge and awareness of these links is essential in planning and providing highly effective psychotherapy.

    This third edition incorporates detailed case conceptualizations and treatment considerations for the DSM-5 diagnoses most commonly seen in everyday clinical practice. Extensive case studies illustrate the diagnostic, case conceptualization, and treatment process in a way that makes it come alive. Written by practicing clinicians with expertise in specific disorders, this book will be an invaluable resource to both novice and experienced clinicians.

  • Handbook of diagnosis and treatment of DSM-5 personality disorders : assessment, case conceptualization, and treatment / Len Sperry
    RC 554 S68 2016eb
    Since the publication of the acclaimed second edition of Handbook of Diagnosis and Treatment of DSM-IV-TR Personality Disorders, much has changed in how the personality disorders are understood and treated. However, like its previous editions, this new edition is a hands-on manual of the most current and effective, evidence-based assessment and treatment interventions for these challenging disorders. The beginning chapters describes several cutting-edge trends in the diagnosis, case conceptualization, and treatment of them. Then, specific chapters focus on evidence-based diagnosis and treatment interventions for each of the 10 DSM-5 personality disorders. Emphasized are the most recent developments from Cognitive Behavior Therapies, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Analysis System of Psychotherapy, Pattern-Focused Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, Schema Therapy, Transference Focused Psychotherapy, and Mentalization-Based Treatment. As in previous editions, extensive case material is used to illustrate key points of diagnosis and treatment.

  • Family art therapy : foundations of theory and practice / Christine Kerr [and others]
    RC 488.5 F3242 2008eb

    Family Art Therapy is designed to help the reader incorporate clinical art therapy intervention techniques into family therapy practice. Expressive modalities are often used in work with families, particularly visual art forms, and there is already considerable evidence and literature that point to a positive link between the two. This text is unique innbsp;that it draws together, for the first time in a single volume, an overview of the evolution of the theories and techniques from the major schools of classic family therapy, integrating them with practical clinical approaches from the field of art therapy.

  • Assurance of sterility for sensitive combination products and materials new paradigms to bring innovative healthcare products to patients / edited by Byron Lambert, Stan Lam, Joyce Hansen, Trabue D. Bryans

    Assurance of Sterility for Sensitive Combination Products and Materials: New Paradigms for the Next Generation of Medical Devices and Pharmaceuticals discusses the medical device industry and existing challenges regarding the exciting new world of sensitive combination products (SCPs) and their terminal sterilization. This book reassesses the current assumptions to assure the patient's best interests are met in the development of increasingly rigorous sterilization methods used to counteract MRSA and other 'super-bugs'. In addition, the book discusses the special challenges faced with implantable medical devices, sterilization requirements and further methods needed for material selection and the design process.

    This book is unique in taking a holistic, end-to-end approach to sterilization, with a particular focus on materials selection and product design.

    Introduces sterilization principles at the material selection and design stages Addresses the industry need for new sterilization processes for new medical devices and biomaterials Provides guidance to select the appropriate sterilization technique for newly developed sensitive combination products Examines forward thinking tactics for matching new developments in material compatibility with possible regulatory and QSR strategies

  • Computational learning approaches to data analytics in biomedical applications / Khalid Al-Jabery, Tayo Obafemi-Ajayi, Gayla Olbricht, Donald Wunsch

    Computational Learning Approaches to Data Analytics in Biomedical Applications provides a unified framework for biomedical data analysis using varied machine learning and statistical techniques. It presents insights on biomedical data processing, innovative clustering algorithms and techniques, and connections between statistical analysis and clustering. The book introduces and discusses the major problems relating to data analytics, provides a review of influential and state-of-the-art learning algorithms for biomedical applications, reviews cluster validity indices and how to select the appropriate index, and includes an overview of statistical methods that can be applied to increase confidence in the clustering framework and analysis of the results obtained.

    Includes an overview of data analytics in biomedical applications and current challenges Updates on the latest research in supervised learning algorithms and applications, clustering algorithms and cluster validation indices Provides complete coverage of computational and statistical analysis tools for biomedical data analysis Presents hands-on training on the use of Python libraries, MATLAB® tools, WEKA, SAP-HANA and R/Bioconductor

  • Tissue elasticity imaging. edited by S. Kaisar Alam, Brian S. Garra

    Tissue Elasticity Imaging: Volume Two: Clinical Applications offers an extensive treatment of the fundamentals and applications of this groundbreaking diagnostic modality. Techniques and results are presented for the assessment of breast, prostate, heart, liver and thyroid tissues. For each application, details are provided on how to perform each technique, along with methods of interpretation, diagnostic criteria, quality assurance, challenges and case studies. This book is an essential resource for all researchers and practitioners (including scientists, radiologists, urologists, fellows and residents) interested in any elasticity imaging modality.

    As many diseases, including cancers, alter tissue mechanical properties, it is not always possible for conventional methods to detect changes, but with elasticity images that are produced by slow tissue deformation or low-frequency vibration, these changes can be displayed.

    Offers the first comprehensive reference on elasticity imaging Discusses the fundamentals of technology and their limitations and solutions, along with advanced methods and future directions Addresses the technologies and applications useful to both researchers and clinical practitioners Includes an online reference section regularly updated with advances in technology and applications

  • Dengue virus disease from origin to outbreak / edited by Adnan I. Qureshi, Omar Saeed

    Dengue Virus Disease: From Origin to Outbreak provides a detailed accounting of one of the world's fastest growing infections. According to the World Health Organization, Dengue virus incidence has increased 30-fold over the past 50 years, with up to 50 to 100 million infections occurring annually in over 100 endemic countries. This estimate puts nearly half the world's population at risk. This book reviews the history, clinical and diagnostic aspects of dengue virus, also presenting our current knowledge on the pathophysiology of severe dengue and addressing the importance of dengue virus infections in those traveling to parts of the world where it is endemic.

    Covers every important aspect of Dengue virus disease, from biological, to its social and economic impacts Highlights the unique aspects of Dengue virus infection and the evolving nature of our understanding of the virus Provides a complete description of Dengue virus disease, with details on more recent outbreaks, clinical features, first hand experiences, treatment modalities, and recent novel treatment regimens Gives insights into the detailed psychological impact the disease has caused in outbreak regions

  • Maternal immunization edited by Elke E. Leuridan, Marta C. Nunes, Christine E. Jones

    Immunization during pregnancy with currently recommended vaccines prevents infection in the mother, the unborn fetus, and the young infant, and there is an increasing focus from different stakeholders to use this approach for other infections of importance to protect these vulnerable groups. The aim of this Maternal Immunization book is to provide a contemporary overview of vaccines used in pregnancy (and the lactation period), with emphasis on aspects of importance for the target groups, namely, rationale for the use of vaccines in pregnancy, safety, immunogenicity (immunology), timing to vaccinate, repeat doses, protective effects in the mother, fetus, and infant, and public acceptance and implementation, of existing and of future vaccines.

    Provides an overview of a quickly evolving topic. This will benefit the reader who wishes to rapidly become informed and up-to-date with new developments in this field Suitable to a broad audience: scientific researchers, obstetricians, gynecologists, neonatologists, vaccinators, pediatricians, students, and industry. Maternal vaccination impacts a wide range of specialists Allows health care professionals/researchers to gain insight into other aspects of vaccination in pregnancy outside of their specialism Is coauthored by specialists from multiple disciplines, providing a diverse view of the subject, increasing its interest and appeal Creates awareness of the current developments in this area of medicine and of the potential of maternal vaccination to improve the health of mothers and infants worldwide

  • Human papillomavirus proving and using a viral cause for cancer / [edited by] David Jenkins, F. Xavier Bosch

    Human Papillomavirus: Proving and Using a Viral Cause for Cancer presents a steady and massive accumulation of evidence about the role of HPV and prevention of HPV-induced cancer, along with the role and personal commitment of many scientists of different backgrounds in establishing global relevance. This exercise involved years of personal commitment to proving or disproving an idea that aroused initial skepticism, and that still has difficult implications for some. It remains one of the big successes of medicine that exploited both established medical science dating back to the nineteenth century and new molecular genetic science during a time of transition in medicine.

    Presents a comprehensive, up-to-date review of the role of HPV in cancer from those involved in its study Includes the way evidence on the role and utility of HPV based prevention has been accumulated over almost 40 years Gives a series of vignettes of individual scientists involved in the development of the science of HPV and cancer at different stages and their experiences and reasons for involvement

  • TISSUE ELASTICITY IMAGING. theory and methods / edited by S. Kaisar Alam, Brian S. Garra

    Tissue Elasticity Imaging: Volume One: Theory and Methods offers an extensive treatment of the fundamentals and applications of this groundbreaking diagnostic modality. The book introduces elasticity imaging, its history, the fundamental physics, and the different elasticity imaging methods, along with their implementation details, problems and artefacts. It is an essential resource for all researchers and practitioners interested in any elasticity imaging modality. As many diseases, including cancers, alter tissue mechanical properties, it is not always possible for conventional methods to detect changes, but with elasticity images that are produced by slow tissue deformation or low-frequency vibration, these changes can be displayed.

    Offers the first comprehensive reference on elasticity imaging Discusses the fundamentals of technology and their limitations and solutions, along with advanced methods and future directions Addresses the technologies and applications useful to both researchers and clinical practitioners Includes an online reference section regularly updated with advances in technology and applications

  • Perspectives in the development of mobile medical information systems life cycle, management, methodological approach and application / Pantea Keikhosrokiani

    Perspectives in the Development of Mobile Medical Information Systems: Life Cycle, Management, Methodological Approach and Application discusses System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) thoroughly, focusing on Mobile Healthcare Information Systems (M-HIS). Covering all aspect of M-HIS development, the book moves from modeling, assessment, and design phases towards prototype phase. Topics such as mobile healthcare information system requirements, model identification, user behavior, system analysis and design are all discussed. Additionally, it covers the construction, coding and testing of a new system, and encompasses a discussion on future directions of the field.

    Based on an existing mobile cardiac emergency system used as a real case throughout the chapters, and unifying and clarifying the various processes and concepts of SDLC for M-HIS, this book is a valuable source for medical informaticians, graduate students and several members of biomedical and medical fields interested in medical information systems.

    Presents a system development life cycle that can be used for developing different kinds of systems others than health related and also can be used for educational purposes Includes behavioral studies in the system development life cycle to assist in the design of systems with consideration of users' behavior, which is even more important for medical systems Uses a real mobile cardiac emergency system as an example for systems development

  • Nanoparticles for biomedical applications fundamental concepts, biological interactions and clinical applications / edited by Eun Ji Chung, Lorraine Leon, Carlos Rinaldi

    Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications: Fundamental Concepts, Biological Interactions and Clinical Applications brings into one place information on the design and biomedical applications of different classes of nanoparticles. While aspects are dealt with in individual journal articles, there is not one source that covers this area comprehensively. This book fills this gap in the literature.

    Outlines an in-depth review of biomedical applications of a variety of nanoparticle classes Discusses the major techniques for designing nanoparticles for use in biomedicine Explores safety and regulatory aspects for the use of nanoparticles in biomedicine

  • Computational retina image analysis tools, applications and perspectives / edited by Emanuele Trucco, Tom MacGillivray, Yanwu Xu

    Computational Retinal Image Analysis: Tools, Applications and Perspectives gives an overview of contemporary retinal image analysis (RIA) in the context of healthcare informatics and artificial intelligence. Specifically, it provides a history of the field, the clinical motivation for RIA, technical foundations (image acquisition modalities, instruments), computational techniques for essential operations, lesion detection (e.g. optic disc in glaucoma, microaneurysms in diabetes) and validation, as well as insights into current investigations drawing from artificial intelligence and big data. This comprehensive reference is ideal for researchers and graduate students in retinal image analysis, computational ophthalmology, artificial intelligence, biomedical engineering, health informatics, and more.

    Provides a unique, well-structured and integrated overview of retinal image analysis Gives insights into future areas, such as large-scale screening programs, precision medicine, and computer-assisted eye care Includes plans and aspirations of companies and professional bodies

  • Clinical precision medicine a primer / edited by Judy S. Crabtree

    Clinical Precision Medicine: A Primer offers clinicians, researchers and students a practical, up-to-date resource on precision medicine, its evolving technologies, and pathways towards clinical implementation. Early chapters address the fundamentals of molecular biology and gene regulation as they relate to precision medicine, as well as the foundations of heredity and epigenetics. Oncology, an early adopter of precision approaches, is considered with its relationship to genetic variation in drug metabolism, along with tumor immunology and the impact of DNA variation in clinical care.

    Contributions by Stephanie Kramer, a Clinical Genetic Counselor, also provide current information on prenatal diagnostics and adult genetics that highlight the critical role of genetic counselors in the era of precision medicine.

    Includes applied discussions of chromosomes and chromosomal abnormalities, molecular genetics, epigenetic regulation, heredity, clinical genetics, pharmacogenomics and immunogenomics Features chapter contributions from leaders in the field Consolidates fundamental concepts and current practices of precision medicine in one convenient resource

  • Impure Migration Jews and Sex Work in Golden Age Argentina / [edited by Linda Shuker ... et al.]
    RA 1231 M55F52 1997eb

  • Genetic causes of cardiac disease / Jeanette Erdmann, Alessandra Moretti, editors
    RC 682 G46 2019eb

  • HIV and tuberculosis : a formidable alliance / Irini Sereti, Gregory P. Bisson, Graeme Meintjes, editors
    RC 606.6 H58 2019eb

  • Stochastic Epidemic Models with Inference Tom Britton, Etienne Pardoux, editors

  • Depressive disorders : mechanisms, measurement and management / Yiru Fang, editor

  • Unravelling cancer signaling pathways a multidisciplinary approach / Kakoli Bose, Pradip Chaudhari, editors

  • Regenerative medicine and plastic surgery elements, research concepts and emerging technologies / Dominik Duscher, Melvin A. Shiffman, editors

  • Global virology III : virology in the 21st century Paul Shapshak, Seetharaman Balaji, Pandjassarame Kangueane, Francesco Chiappelli, Charurut Somboonwit, Lynette J. Menezes, John T. Sinnott, editors

  • HCV: the journey from discovery to a cure. Michael J. Sofia, editor ; with contributions by S.A. Alqahtani [and 39 others]

  • Stem cell-based therapy for lung disease Janette K. Burgess, Irene H. Heijink, editors

  • Nanotheranostics applications and limitations / Mahendra Rai, Bushra Jamil, editors

  • Exploring Pancreatic Metabolism and Malignancy Ganji Purnachandra Nagaraju, Aramati BM Reddy, editors

  • Computational methods for inverse problems in imaging / Marco Donatelli, Stefano Serra-Capizzano, editors
    RC 78.7 D53C66 2019

  • ISBI 2019 C-NMC Challenge classification in cancer cell imaging ; select proceedings / Anubha Gupta, Ritu Gupta, editors

  • Large-Scale Annotation of Biomedical Data and Expert Label Synthesis and Hardware Aware Learning for Medical Imaging and Computer Assisted Intervention International Workshops, LABELS 2019, HAL-MICCAI 2019, and CuRIOUS 2019, held in conjunction with MICCAI 2019, Shenzhen, China, October 13 and 17, 2019, Proceedings / Luping Zhou, Nicholas Heller, Yiyu Shi, Yiming Xiao et al. (eds.)

  • Virtual endoscopy and 3D reconstruction in the airways Nabil A. Shallik, Abbas H. Moustafa, Marco A.E. Marcus, editors

  • Global catastrophic biological risks Thomas V. Inglesby, Amesh A. Adalja, editors

  • Genetic Basis of Oral Health Conditions by Alexandre Rezende Vieira

  • Molecular Pharmacognosy edited by Lu-qi Huang

  • Orbit and oculoplastics newer trends / Adit Gupta, Prerana Tahiliani, editors

  • Regenerative medicine and plastic surgery Skin and soft tissue, bone, cartilage, muscle, tendon and nerves / Dominik Duscher, Melvin A. Shiffman, editors

  • HIV/AIDS : immunochemistry, reductionism and vaccine design : a review of 20 years of research / Marc H V Van Regenmortel
    RC 606.6 V36 2019

  • Biomedical statistics a beginner's guide / Shakti Kumar Yadav, Sompal Singh, Ruchika Gupta

  • Application of biomedical engineering in neuroscience Sudip Paul, editor

  • Biofilms in Human Diseases treatment and control / Sunil Kumar, Niharika Chandra, Leena Singh, Muhammad Zaffar Hashmi, Ajit Varma, editors
    RC 115 B56 2020eb

  • Schistosomiasis control in China : the successful example of Jiangxi province / Zhongdao Wu, Yiwen Liu, Heinz Mehlhorn, editors

  • Healthcare simulation research : a practical guide / Debra Nestel, Joshua Hui, Kevin Kunkler, Mark W. Scerbo, Aaron W. Calhoun, editors
    RA 440.85 H43 2019eb

  • Adolescent health and wellbeing : current strategies and future trends / Alessandro Pingitore, Francesca Mastorci, Cristina Vassalle, editors
    RJ 550 A36 2019eb

  • Practical head and neck pathology : frequently asked questions / Danielle Elliott Range, Xiaoyin "Sara" Jiang, editors
    RC 280 H4P73 2019eb

  • Mathematical and computational oncology : first International Symposium, ISMCO 2019, Lake Tahoe, NV, USA, October 14-16, 2019, Proceedings / George Bebis, Takis Benos, Ken Chen, Katharina Jahn, Ernesto Lima (eds.)

  • Mobile brain-body imaging and the neuroscience of art, innovation and creativity / Jose L. Contreras-Vidal, Dario Robleto, Jesus G. Cruz-Garza, José M. Azorín, Chang S. Nam, editors
    RC 343 M63 2019eb

  • Cardioprotection against acute myocardial infarction / Shinya Minatoguchi

  • Introduction to basics of pharmacology and toxicology. Gerard Marshall Raj, Ramasamy Raveendran, editors

  • Criteria air pollutants and their impact on environmental health / Pallavi Saxena, Saurabh Sonwani

  • Graph Learning in Medical Imaging first International Workshop, GLMI 2019, held in conjunction with MICCAI 2019, Shenzhen, China, October 17, 2019, Proceedings / Daoqiang Zhang, Luping Zhou, Biao Jie, Mingxia Liu (eds.)

  • Translational research and onco-omics applications in the era of cancer personal genomics Erika Ruiz-Garcia, Horacio Astudillo-de la Vega, editors

  • Cardiac Pathology A Guide to Current Practice / S. Kim Suvarna, editor

  • Pattern analysis of the human connectome Dewen Hu, Ling-Li Zeng

  • Skin aging & cancer : ambient UV-R exposure / Ashish Dwivedi, Neeraj Agarwal, Lipika Ray, Amit Kumar Tripathi, editors

  • Parasite and disease spread by major rivers on Earth past and future / Heinz Mehlhorn, Sven Klimpel, editors

  • Therapeutic vaccines as novel immunotherapy biological and clinical / Hironori Nakagami, editor

  • Advancements and innovations in health sciences Mieczyslaw Polorski, editor

  • Osteosarcopenia: bone, muscle and fat interactions / Gustavo Duque, editor

  • Return to sport after ACL reconstruction and other knee operations : limiting the risk of reinjury and maximizing athletic performance / Frank R. Noyes, Sue Barber-Westin, editors

  • Detection and assessment of dental caries : a clinical guide / Andrea Ferreira Zandona, Christopher Longbottom, editors

  • Targeting biofilms in translational research, device development, and industrial sectors / Dustin L. Williams, editor
    R 857 M3T37 2019eb

  • Essential pharmaceutics / Ashlee D. Brunaugh, Hugh D. C. Smyth, Robert O. Williams III

  • Targeted intracellular drug delivery by receptor mediated endocytosis / Padma V. Devarajan, Prajakta Dandekar, Anisha A. D'Souza, editors

  • Societal impact of headache burden, costs and response / Timothy J. Steiner, Lars Jacob Stovner, editors

  • Antibacterial drug discovery to combat MDR : natural compounds, nanotechnology and novel synthetic sources / Iqbal Ahmad, Shamim Ahmad, Kendra P. Rumbaugh, editors
    RM 409 A58 2019

  • Modulation of oxidative stress in heart disease / Sajal Chakraborti, Naranjan S. Dhalla, Madhu Dikshit, Nirmal K. Ganguly, editors

  • Nanomedicine in brain diseases : principles and application / Xue Xue, editor

  • Oxidative stress in heart diseases / Sajal Chakraborti, Naranjan S Dhalla, Nirmal K Ganguly, Madhu Dikshit, editors

  • Human brain and artificial intelligence : first International Workshop, HBAI 2019, held in conjunction with IJCAI 2019, Macao, China, August 12, 2019, revised selected papers / An Zeng, Dan Pan, Tianyong Hao, Daoqiang Zhang, Yiyu Shi, Xiaowei Song (eds.)

  • Frontiers in psychiatry : artificial intelligence, precision medicine, and other paradigm shifts / Yong-Ku Kim, editor

  • Biomedical engineering and its applications in healthcare / Sudip Paul, editor

  • Operative dictations in pediatric surgery / Dominic J. Papandria, Gail E. Besner, R. Lawrence Moss, Karen A. Diefenbach, editors
    RD 137 O64 2019eb

  • Frontier nursing in Appalachia : history, organization and the changing culture of care / Edie West
    RT 5 A66W47 2019eb

  • Nanoengineering materials for biomedical uses / Emilio I. Alarcon, Manuel Ahumada, editors
    R 857 N34N36 2019eb

  • Geriatric Gastroenterology / C. S. Pitchumoni, T.S. Dharmarajan, editors
    RC 802.4 A34G47 2019

  • Principles and Practice of Clinical Trials edited by Steven Piantadosi, Curtis L. Meinert

  • NeuroPsychopharmacotherapy edited by Peter Riederer, Gerd Laux, Benoit Mulsant, Weidong Le, Toshiharu Nagatsu

  • Complex knee ligament injuries : from diagnosis to management / Fabrizio Margheritini, João Espregueira-Mendes, Alberto Gobbi, editors
    RD 561 C66 2019

  • Medical Jurisprudence and Rules of the Medical Profession by Rudolf Ramm ; translated, annotated and introduced by Melvin Wayne Cooper

  • An ethical framework for global governance for health research Kiarash Aramesh

  • Psycho-politics between the World Wars psychiatry and society in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland / David Freis
Updated: Tuesday 21 January 2020
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