Understanding Immunology

Author: Peter John Wood

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131968455

Category: Science

Page: 300

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A straightforward introduction to Immunology, which helps students focus on the key concepts which explain why the immune system functions as it does - finding a path through the compexity and jargon which can often be daunting for students.
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Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives E-Book

Author: Jane Coad,Kevin Pedley,Melvyn Dunstall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702066656

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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This is a new edition of a highly popular text which presents the fascinating field of reproductive anatomy and physiology in a style which is perfect for student midwives. Presenting often complex information in an easy-to-understand manner, this useful volume builds up from the founding principles of human structure and function through to conception, embryological development and foetal growth, parturition and the transition to neonatal life. Fully updated throughout with the latest advances in the field, additional topics include sexual differentiation and behaviour, human genetics and genetic disorders, immunology, and maternal and infant nutrition. Containing over 200 line artworks to support the text, each chapter comes with Learning Outcome boxes, Case Studies, Key Points and Application to Practice boxes, all of which reinforce learning and help ‘bring the subject to life’. A well-established introduction to the science underpinning modern midwifery practice, Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives 4th edition will be ideal for all students of midwifery, including anyone returning to practice. Highly popular midwifery resource that explains the principles of reproductive A&P in an accessible and friendly manner Learning Objectives at the start of each chapter help readers structure their study time Case Studies ‘bring the subject to life’ and provide an opportunity to reflect on the implications for clinical practice Acknowledges the importance of underlying research and integrates theory and practice End of chapter Key Points and Application to Practice boxes further reinforce learning Helps midwives deal with questions from increasingly informed ‘parents to be’ More than 200 illustrations help clarify sometimes complex anatomical, physiological and clinical information
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Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives

Author: Jane Coad,Melvyn Dunstall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702034894

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 455

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Printed book plus PageburstT access. You will receive a printed book and access to the complete book content electronically. PageburstT enhances learning not only by bringing world class content to your fingertips but also by letting you add to it, annotate it, and categorize it in a way that suits you. PageburstT frees you to spend more time learning and less time searching. Anatomy & Physiology for Midwives 3rd edition builds on the success of the first two editions with electronic ancillaries, more accessible, woman-centred language and strengthened links with good practice. The book provides a thorough review of anatomy and physiology applicable to midwifery, from first principles through to current research, utilizing case studies for reflection. A comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook that is an essential purchase for all students of midwifery.
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Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives

Author: Jane Coad,Melvyn Dunstall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443101302

Category: Medical

Page: 444

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"Aimed directly at midwives, Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives Second Edition provides a thorough grounding in the structure and functions of the human body associated with childbearing, birth and postnatal care. This new edition has a fully revised section on how this knowledge can be applied to practice and includes cutting edge information on reproductive cycles and sexual differentiation and behaviour. Clear language and illustrations ensure complete understanding and effective learning." "This text will be invaluable to both practising midwives and midwifery students." --Book Jacket.
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High-yield Cell and Molecular Biology

Author: Ronald W. Dudek

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781768870

Category: Medical

Page: 254

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This completely revised and updated review book consolidates the most important clinical issues that medical students need to know to be prepared for questions on USMLE Step 1. The book reviews key cell biology concepts needed to study molecular biology, and reviews the key concepts of molecular biology necessary for clinical medical practice, Flow charts provide a clear overview of molecular biology techniques and how they are applied in medicine. A chapter on understanding the research literature provides a solid background in molecular biology protocol so that students can understand the purpose and thinking behind published research articles.
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Issues in Life Sciences: Molecular Biology: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464963495

Category: Science

Page: 3330

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Issues in Life Sciences: Molecular Biology / 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Life Sciences—Molecular Biology. The editors have built Issues in Life Sciences: Molecular Biology: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Life Sciences—Molecular Biology in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Life Sciences: Molecular Biology: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
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Hormones

Author: Anthony W. Norman,Gerald Litwack

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080534138

Category: Medical

Page: 558

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The newly revised and updated Hormones, Second Edition provides a comprehensive treatment of human hormones, viewed in light of modern theories of hormone action and in the context of current understanding of subcellular and cellular architecture and classical organ physiology. Each chapter presents a physiological description of the hormone system under consideration, followed by a listing of the mode-of-action of the hormone. This book includes significant advances in the molecular biology of receptors, hormones, and studies of hormone action that have transpired over the past five years. The text updates the material on enzymes related to steroid metabolism and new hormone systems, as well as providing a new chapter on hormones and cancer. Completely updates the material, covering new discoveries and significant advances since the First Edition was published in 1987 Contains new information regarding steroid hormones, the role of hormones in cancer, and a comprehensive introductory chapter Presents an overview of virtually all important hormones Provides detailed physiological, cellular, and molecular descriptions of classical human endocrine systems Streamlines the presentation of the First Edition, making the book easier to use and read
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Cell and Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer

Author: Heide Schatten

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1627036342

Category: Science

Page: 383

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Highlighting recent advances in our understanding of breast cancer, this book is intended for a wide audience as a reference book. Included are reviews of genetics, epigenetics, various aspects of cell and molecular biology, and several other areas of breast cancer that are aimed at determining new intervention sites for treatments and cures of the disease. The chapters are written by internationally recognized experts and include reviews of key topics in breast cancer research. Each chapter highlights the new aspects of specific research topics and the various impacts of designing new strategies as well as identifies new targets for therapeutic intervention. The topics addressed are selected to be of interest to patients, scientists, students, teachers, and anyone else interested in expanding their knowledge of breast cancer imaging, diagnostics, therapeutics, or basic biomedical research on breast cancer.
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Immunology and Ageing in Europe

Author: Graham Pawelec

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9784274903175

Category: Immune system

Page: 137

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