Books in category Medical – Diseases

  • Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians

    Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians
    Helen Ward, Mireille B. Toledano

    This text provides all the information required by students and junior doctors who need to understand and translate key epidemiological concepts into medical practice.

  • Apoptosis in Health and Disease

    Apoptosis in Health and Disease
    Martin Holcik

    A 2005 survey of the role of apoptosis in the pathogenesis of many significant human illnesses and injury states.

  • Breakthrough Business Models

    Breakthrough Business Models
    Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation, Robert Giffin, Sally Robinson, Theresa Wizemann

    On June 23, 2008, the Institute of Medicine's Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation held a public workshop, "Breakthrough Business Models: Drug Development for Rare and Neglected Diseases and Individualized Therapies," which …

  • Alzheimer s Diagnostic Guideline Validation

    Alzheimer’s Diagnostic Guideline Validation
    Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous Systems Disorders, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine

    To discuss the next steps in validating new diagnostic guidelines for Alzheimer's disease, the IOM Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders hosted a public workshop session at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference.

  • Advancing Prion Science

    Advancing Prion Science
    Committee on Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies: Assessment of Relevant Science, Medical Follow-Up Agency, Institute of Medicine

    In Advancing Prion Science, the Institute of Medicine_s Committee on Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Assessment of Relevant Science recommends priorities for research and investment to the Department of Defense_s National Prion …

  • Personal Health Navigator A Patient s Guide to Ontario s Health Care System

    Personal Health Navigator: A Patient’s Guide to Ontario’s Health Care System
    Paul Taylor, Lisa Priest, Ayodele Odutayo

    Over the past few years, we've answered nearly 100 patient questions. In collaboration with our Citizens’ Advisory Council, we have selected 33 of the best articles for this free e-book.

  • Taxonomic Guide to Infectious Diseases

    Taxonomic Guide to Infectious Diseases
    Jules J. Berman

    Taxonomic Guide to Infectious Diseases organizes this information into a standard biological classification and provides a short, clinically-oriented description of every genus (class) of infectious organism.

  • Preparation of Foot and mouth Disease Contingency Plans

    Preparation of Foot-and-mouth Disease Contingency Plans
    W. A. Geering, Juan Lubroth

    This manual provides information on the nature of FMD and the principles and strategic options for its prevention, control and elimination.

  • Diabetes My Life

    Diabetes / My Life
    Martha E. Kern

    I have written Diabetes / My Life with emotions from the deepest recesses of my heart, and have shared my innermost feelings and fears of being an insulin dependent diabetic for over half of my life.

  • Infectious Disease Movement in a Borderless World

    Infectious Disease Movement in a Borderless World
    Institute of Medicine, Board on Global Health, Forum on Microbial Threats

    The IOM's Forum on Microbial Threats hosted the workshop "Globalization, Movement of Pathogens (and Their Hosts) and the Revised International Health Regulations" December 16-17, 2008 in order to explore issues related to infectious disease …

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