The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Goodpasture Syndrome: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age
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The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Goodpasture Syndrome

This is a "must have" reference book for patients, parents, caregivers, and libraries with medical collections. This sourcebook is organized into three parts. Part I explores basic techniques to researching goodpasture syndrome (e.g. finding guidelines on diagnosis, treatments, and prognosis), followed by a number of topics, including information on how to get in touch with organizations, associations, or other patient networks dedic...

Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and C
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Examining Tuskegee: (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and C

Although I had heard about the Tuskegee studies prior to reading this book, Reverby's Examining Tuskegee revealed how superficially I understood this prominent event in both medical and African-American history. The author introduces many avenues of complexity into the history and aftermath of the study and pushes readers to constantly challenge their understanding of the societal and cultural implications of the Tuskegee study. Thro...

Detecting Pathogens in Food
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Detecting Pathogens in Food

Detecting Pathogens in Food brings together a distinguished international team of contributors to review the latest techniques in microbiological analysis and how they can best be used to ensure food safety. There are … chapters on the critical issues of what to sample and how samples should be prepared to make analysis effective, as well as how to validate individual detection techniques and assure the quality of analytical laborato...

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Seductive Delusions

Anyone can catch a sexually transmitted disease. STDs are widespread in all walks of life, regardless of gender, race, social status, or education. Seduced into complacency by the notion that "it can’t happen to me," many sexually active teens and young adults are stunned when they are diagnosed with an STD. To drive home the risks and realities of unprotected sex, Dr. Jill Grimes narrates real-life stories of young people infected w...

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Handbook of Neurosurgery 9th Edition

The quintessential neurosurgical handbook for day-to-day practice! Now in an updated ninth edition, Handbook of Neurosurgery by Mark Greenberg is synonymous with the most classic neurosurgical handbook published to-date. It has enjoyed legendary status as the go-to manual for legions of neurosurgeons for more than a quarter century. The comprehensive and conveniently compact book brings together a wide range of clinical practice guid...

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Medicine and Conflict : The Spanish Civil War and Its Traumatic Legacy

This book focuses on an important but neglected aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the evolution of medical and surgical care of the wounded during the conflict. Importantly, the focus is from a mainly Spanish perspective – as the Spanish are given a voice in their own story, which has not always been the case. Central to the book is General Franco’s treatment of Muslim combatants, the anarchist contribution to health, and the medicali...

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Living with Grief: Coping with Public Tragedy (Living with Grief)

Developed in conjunction with the Hospice Foundation of America's 10th annual tele-conference, Living with Grief: Coping with Public Tragedy examines our varied responses to public tragedy, techniques available to cope with these events, and the role of the hospice in public tragedies. The essays included look at factors that define a public tragedy and offer insight and advice to professionals as they help those coping with loss. Ca...

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Understanding Multiple Sclerosis

This book is well written and helpful to really understand the science behind MS. It has the latest research facts and logically examines the complex nature of the disease. Dr. Stauffer obviously knows her stuff and the fact that a sibling of hers faces this illness surely brings a fresh perspective to the work. I highly reccomend this work to any who want to really understand MS and the best medicine available to combat it.

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

"Informative, accurate and even reassuring, and will be valuable to readers internationally. In particular, the description of the major features and symptoms caused by ALS is excellent, and the methods of managing these problems are simply and lucidly explained... This book is an excellent and well thought-out example of an important resource that should be made available to all those suffering with ALS." - Amyotrophic Lateral Scler...