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Bones : Orthopaedic Pathologies in Roman Imperial Age

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Andrea Piccioli, Valentina Gazzaniga, Paola Catalano ; contributors, C. Caldarini, S. Marinozzi, M.S. Spinelli, F. Zavaroni. --Cham: Springer , c2015.
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This book presents the results of a unique macroscopic and radiological analysis, by X-ray and CT scan, of the bone pathologies of about 1800 subjects who lived at the time of the Roman Empire (first and second centuries A.D.) and whose remains were recovered during the excavation of a suburban necropolis of Rome. The survey, which represents a collaboration between the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and the Special Superintendent for the Archaeological Heritage of Rome, has y…
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Piccioli, Andrea
Other Authors
Gazzaniga, Valentina
Catalano, Paola
Responsibility
Andrea Piccioli, Valentina Gazzaniga, Paola Catalano ; contributors, C. Caldarini, S. Marinozzi, M.S. Spinelli, F. Zavaroni
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 154 pages) : 199 illus., 141 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319194851
9783319194844 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Fractures, Bone - pathology
History, Ancient
Musculoskeletal Diseases - history
Musculoskeletal Diseases - pathology
Paleopathology - methods
Other Subjects
Rome
Abstract
This book presents the results of a unique macroscopic and radiological analysis, by X-ray and CT scan, of the bone pathologies of about 1800 subjects who lived at the time of the Roman Empire (first and second centuries A.D.) and whose remains were recovered during the excavation of a suburban necropolis of Rome. The survey, which represents a collaboration between the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and the Special Superintendent for the Archaeological Heritage of Rome, has yielded incredible images of different orthopaedic diseases in a period when no surgical treatment was available: there are cases of infection (osteomyelitis), metabolic disease (gout), hematologic disease (multiple myeloma), traumatic lesions and their complications, and degenerative pathology (osteoarthritis, particularly secondary and overload). A multidisciplinary team including orthopaedists, paleopathologists, radiologists, and medical historians has evaluated the major groups of bone disease in the population finding out incredible cases and picture of ortho-traumatologic pathologies in a pre-surgical era. The homogeneity of the sample and the number of subjects make this a study of fundamental importance.
Contents
Part I. Materials and Methods -- 1. The study of ancient bone remains -- 2. Study and data description -- Part II. Clinical Cases -- 3. Traumatic pathologies -- 4. Joint degenerative pathologies -- 5. Oncologic pathologies -- 6. Infective and metabolic diseases.
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Hemorrhagic Stroke

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Edoardo Boccardi, Marco Cenzato, Francesco Curto, Marco Longoni, Cristina Motto, Valentina Oppo, Valentina Perini, Simone Vidale. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book provides detailed practical guidance on the management of hemorrhagic stroke in the clinical settings encountered in daily practice. Real-life cases are used to depict a wide range of clinical scenarios and to highlight significant aspects of management of hemorrhagic stroke. In addition, diagnostic and therapeutic protocols are presented and helpful decision-making algorithms are provided that are specific to the different professionals involved in delivery of stroke care and to diff…
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Boccardi, Edoardo
Other Authors
Cenzato, Marco
Curto, Francesco
Longoni, Marco
Motto, Cristina
Oppo, Valentina
Perini, Valentina
Vidale, Simone
Responsibility
Edoardo Boccardi, Marco Cenzato, Francesco Curto, Marco Longoni, Cristina Motto, Valentina Oppo, Valentina Perini, Simone Vidale
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 172 pages) : 38 illus., 6 illus. in color
Series Title
Emergency Management in Neurology
ISBN
9783319321301
9783319321295 (print ed.)
ISSN
2367-1076
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Decision-Making
Emergency Treatment - methods
Intracranial Hemorrhages - diagnosis
Intracranial hemorrhages - therapy
Stroke - diagnosis
Stroke - therapy
Abstract
This book provides detailed practical guidance on the management of hemorrhagic stroke in the clinical settings encountered in daily practice. Real-life cases are used to depict a wide range of clinical scenarios and to highlight significant aspects of management of hemorrhagic stroke. In addition, diagnostic and therapeutic protocols are presented and helpful decision-making algorithms are provided that are specific to the different professionals involved in delivery of stroke care and to differing types of hospital facility. The coverage is completed by the inclusion of up-to-date scientific background information relevant to diagnosis and therapy. Throughout, the approach adopted is both practical and multidisciplinary. The book will be of value for all practitioners involved in the provision of stroke care, and also for medical students.
Contents
1. Diagnosis and therapy in the acute phase of hemorrhagic stroke: latest developments -- 2. Clinical cases -- 3. Clinical organizational pathways for hemorrhagic stroke -- 4. Differentiated decisional algorithms.
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Infectious complications in cancer patients

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Valentina Stosor, Teresa R. Zembower, editors. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2014.
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While advances in both the treatment of cancer and the management of its complications have led to significant improvement in patient survival, infections remain a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with neoplastic disease. In this patient population, infection risk results from a complex interplay between the host's underlying immunodeficiencies, local tumor effects, and treatment-induced immunosuppression. New chemotherapeutic approaches and antimicrobial prophylaxis and…
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Stosor, Valentina
Zembower, Teresa R
Responsibility
Valentina Stosor, Teresa R. Zembower, editors
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 511 pages)
Series Vol.
v. 161
Series Title
Cancer treatment and research
ISBN
9783319042206 (electronic bk.)
9783319042190
Subjects (MeSH)
Immunosuppression - adverse effects
Infection - therapy
Neoplasms - complications
Subjects (LCSH)
Cancer - Complications
Infection
Abstract
While advances in both the treatment of cancer and the management of its complications have led to significant improvement in patient survival, infections remain a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with neoplastic disease. In this patient population, infection risk results from a complex interplay between the host's underlying immunodeficiencies, local tumor effects, and treatment-induced immunosuppression. New chemotherapeutic approaches and antimicrobial prophylaxis and treatment practices continue to shape the spectrum of infections in these patients. Clinicians who treat infections in cancer patients are continually challenged by the emergence of new pathogens and by the increasing antimicrobial resistance of established ones. The aim of this book, is to emphasize unique aspects of management of infectious diseases in the cancer patient. With the increasing complexity of this patient population, optimal management requires a multidisciplinary approach, and this fact is fully reflected in the contributions, all from recognized authorities in the field. Ultimately, it is hoped that this volume will assist specialists in infectious diseases and haematology/oncology in the diagnosis, management, and prevention of infection and optimization of the overall care of patients with malignancies.
Contents
Host Impairments in Patients with Neoplastic Diseases -- Epidemiology of Infections in Cancer Patients -- Bacterial Pathogens -- Fungal Infections in Cancer Patients -- Advances in the Management of Viral Infections -- Neutropenic Fever and Sepsis: Evaluation and Management -- Respiratory Infections -- Enteric Infections -- Central Nervous System Infections in Cancer Patients and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients -- Dermatologic Infections in Cancer Patients.-Infections in Patients with Leukemia and Lymphoma -- Infectious Complications of Stem Cell Transplantation -- Infections Associated with Solid Malignancies -- Antimicrobial Agents, Drug Adverse Reactions and Interactions and the Cancer Population -- Infection Control and Prevention Considerations -- Prevention of Infection in Cancer Patients.
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International Handbook on Adolescent Health and Development : The Public Health Response

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Andrew L. Cherry, Valentina Baltag, Mary E. Dillon, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This comprehensive reference uses an ecological perspective to sort out the complex mix of biological, psychological, social, and other factors influencing adolescent health as well as shaping professional responses to the needs of adolescents. Describing critical concerns at the global level and innovative strategies from selected countries, the book urges readers to develop and support practices and policies to enhance optimal youth development. Expert coverage centers on key areas: the globa…
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Cherry, Andrew L
Baltag, Valentina
Dillon, Mary E
Responsibility
Andrew L. Cherry, Valentina Baltag, Mary E. Dillon, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 537 pages) : 51 illus.
ISBN
9783319407432
9783319407418 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Adolescent Development
Adolescent Health Services
Adolescent Health
Global Health
Public Health Administration
Abstract
This comprehensive reference uses an ecological perspective to sort out the complex mix of biological, psychological, social, and other factors influencing adolescent health as well as shaping professional responses to the needs of adolescents. Describing critical concerns at the global level and innovative strategies from selected countries, the book urges readers to develop and support practices and policies to enhance optimal youth development. Expert coverage centers on key areas: the global state of adolescent health and development, adolescent health issues and public health answers, making health systems more responsive to youth, and improving school health services. And bedrock themes such as social determinants of health, young people's right to health care, and health and gender disparities are discussed throughout these chapters. The International Handbook on Adolescent Health and Development is essential to medical schools, public schools, and college libraries; teaching faculty; graduate and post-graduate students in public health, medicine, social work, other behavioral sciences and health disciplines (e.g., nursing, allied heath); as well as practitioners interested in better orienting their services to the health needs of adolescents.
Contents
Part I: A Snapshot of Adolescent Health and Development Globally and from Selected Countries -- 1. The Epidemiology of Adolescent Health -- 2. Deconstructing Adolescence -- 3. Adolescent Health in Cuba -- 4. Adolescent Health, Development, and the Public Health Response in Japan -- Part II: Adolescent Health Conditions and Public Health Response -- 5. Injuries in Adolescents: The Public Health Response -- 6. Adolescent Mental Health: The Public Health Response -- 7. Restorative Justice and Adolescent Health -- 8. Adolescent Sexual Health and Sexuality Education -- 9. ‘Adolescent’ Sexual and Reproductive Health: Controversies, Rights, and Justice -- 10. Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Adolescents -- 11. Critical Issues in Adolescent Nutrition: Needs and Recommendations -- 12. Juvenile Justice and Adolescent Health: Crime, Punishment, and Life-Course Trajectory -- 13. Legalizing Marijuana and Its Effect on Adolescent Behavior and Health in the USA: Risk and Opportunity -- 14. Adolescents with Chronic Conditions -- Part III: Adolescent Responsive Health and Social Systems -- 15. Quality Health Care for Adolescents -- 16. Toward an Adolescent Competent Workforce -- 17. How an Adolescent Health Curriculum Was Implemented in Portugal -- 18. Assessing Adolescent Capacity for Decision Making in Clinical Care: The Practical Application of Bioethics and Human Rights Principles -- 19. Financial Protection for Adolescents’ Health Care -- 20. Alice in Wonderland: Adolescents and Digital Technologies - 21. Medical and Social Support to Adolescents in the Russian Federation -- 22. Policy Impact of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child on Street Youth and Juvenile Delinquency in Chile -- 23. Adolescent Issues in India: Toward a Rights-Based Approach -- Part IV: Pairing Children with Health Services: The Role of School Health Services -- 24. Pairing Children with Health Services: The Changing Role of School Health Services in the Twenty-first Century -- 25. School Health Services in Former Socialist Countries: Case Studies from Albania, Republic of Moldova, Tajikistan, and Ukraine -- 26. School Nursing: Making a Difference in Adolescent Health and Well-Being -- 27. School Health Services to Meet Adolescent Needs in the USA.
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Giuseppe D’Aliberti, Marco Longoni, Cristina Motto, Valentina Oppo, Valentina Perini, Luca Valvassori, Simone Vidale. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book provides detailed practical guidance on the management of acute ischemic stroke in the clinical settings encountered in daily practice. Real-life cases are used to depict a wide range of clinical scenarios and to highlight significant aspects of management of ischemic stroke. In addition, diagnostic and therapeutic protocols are presented and helpful decision-making algorithms are provided that are specific to the different professionals involved in delivery of acute stroke care and t…
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Author
D’Aliberti, Giuseppe
Other Authors
Longoni, Marco
Motto, Cristina
Oppo, Valentina
Perini, Valentina
Valvassori, Luca
Vidale, Simone
Responsibility
Giuseppe D’Aliberti, Marco Longoni, Cristina Motto, Valentina Oppo, Valentina Perini, Luca Valvassori, Simone Vidale
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 91 pages) : 25 illus., 9 illus. in color
Series Title
Emergency Management in Neurology
ISBN
9783319317052
9783319317045 (print ed.)
ISSN
2367-1076
Subjects (MeSH)
Brain ischemia - diagnosis
Brain ischemia - therapy
Clinical Decision-Making
Emergency Treatment - methods
Stroke - diagnosis
Stroke - therapy
Abstract
This book provides detailed practical guidance on the management of acute ischemic stroke in the clinical settings encountered in daily practice. Real-life cases are used to depict a wide range of clinical scenarios and to highlight significant aspects of management of ischemic stroke. In addition, diagnostic and therapeutic protocols are presented and helpful decision-making algorithms are provided that are specific to the different professionals involved in delivery of acute stroke care and to differing types of hospital facility. The coverage is completed by the inclusion of up-to-date scientific background information relevant to diagnosis and therapy. Throughout, the approach adopted is both practical and multidisciplinary. The book will be of value for all practitioners involved in the provision of acute stroke care, and also for medical students.
Contents
Brief Description of Recent Developments in Diagnosis and Treatment -- Clinical Cases -- Organizational Clinical Pathways -- Differentiated Decisional Algorithms.
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PET/CT in Neuroendocrine Tumors

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Valentina Ambrosini, Stefano Fanti, editors. --Cham: Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer ; BNMS, British Nuclear Medicine Society , c2016.
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This pocket book provides up-to-date descriptions of the most relevant features of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and the imaging modalities currently available to assist specialists (clinicians, pathologists, radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians) in selecting optimal patient management based on interdisciplinary collaboration. As the title indicates, the focus is particularly on PET/CT, with coverage of basic principles, the available radiopharmaceuticals, indications, typical and atypical …
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Ambrosini, Valentina
Fanti, Stefano
Other Authors
British Nuclear Medicine Society
Responsibility
Valentina Ambrosini, Stefano Fanti, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer ; BNMS, British Nuclear Medicine Society
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 76 p. : 44 illus., 35 illus. in color)
Series Title
Clinicians' guides to radionuclide hybrid imaging. PET/CT
ISBN
9783319292038
9783319292021 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Neuroendocrine Tumors - diagnosis
Positron-Emission Tomography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Abstract
This pocket book provides up-to-date descriptions of the most relevant features of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and the imaging modalities currently available to assist specialists (clinicians, pathologists, radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians) in selecting optimal patient management based on interdisciplinary collaboration. As the title indicates, the focus is particularly on PET/CT, with coverage of basic principles, the available radiopharmaceuticals, indications, typical and atypical appearances, normal variants and artifacts, advantages, limitations, and pitfalls. In addition, succinct information is provided on the use of other imaging modalities, including SPECT, CT, and MRI, and on pathology and treatment options. Imaging teaching cases are presented, and key points are highlighted throughout. The book is published as part of a series on hybrid imaging that is specifically aimed at referring clinicians, nuclear medicine/radiology physicians, radiographers/technologists, and nurses who routinely work in nuclear medicine and participate in multidisciplinary meetings.
Contents
1. Incidence, Epidemiology, Aetiology and Staging, Classification, Clinical Presentation/Signs and Symptoms, Diagnosis, Staging Procedures/Investigation -- 2. Pathology of Neuroendocrine Tumors -- 3. Management of Neuroendocrine Tumors -- 4. Imaging of NETs -- 5. Radionuclide Imaging (SPECT) -- 6. Basic Principles of PET-CT Imaging -- 7. PET/CT in Neuroendocrine Tumours -- 8. Neuroendocrine Tumours Pictorial Atlas.
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