b'126 GENETICS, CANCER & AGING HealthBEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! Genetics & Inherited ConditionsSecond Edition Edited by Gary M. Flashner, M.D. and Deanna M. Neff, MPHTop 75 Community College Resources CHOICE, October 2018Genetics & Inherited Conditions introduces readers to 459 essays on diseases, biology, techniques, methodologies, genetic engineering, biotechnology, ethics, and social issues. Written for non-specialists by professors and professional medical writers, this comprehensive resource will interest health-care consumers, premedical students, public library patrons, and librarians building scientific collections. Essays vary in length from two to six pages. Essays on diseases and inherited conditions are divided into the sections Definition, Risk Factors, Etiology and Genetics of this Disorder, Symptoms, Screening and Diagnosis, Treatment and Therapy, and Prevention and Outcomes. All other typesof essays begin with a statement of significance, provide a list of key terms and their definitions, and feature topical subheadings to guide readers through the text. All entries end with a byline, includingthe authors credentials, and a list of sources for further information from both print and online resources.The encyclopedia also includes sidebars and photos that expand on key aspects of the topic underFREEdiscussion.Online AccessFREE December 2017 | Three Volumes; 1,236 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-603-0 | Library Price: $395Cancer Second EditionEdited by Michael A. Buratovich, Ph.D. and Laurie Jackson-Grusby, Ph.D.This excellent book will be of interest to cancer patients and their caregivers, family members, and loved ones; nonprofessionals with a general interest in health; and biology, biochemistry, and premed students. Library JournalThese volumes provide helpful information about over 900 topics in cancer, including diseases, conditions, symptoms, cancer-related syndromes, chemotherapy and other drugs, cancer centers, genetics, the biology of cancer, medical specialties, tests, procedures, complementary and alternative therapies, lifestyles, healthy and preventive strategies, and social and personal issues. Diseases and Conditions: describe risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Carcinogens: cover exposure routes, populations at risk, symptoms to watch for, and a brief history. Drugs: indicate types of cancer; delivery routes; the way the drug works; and side effects.Medical Specialties: identify the cancers they treat, training, and the range of services they perform.Procedures: cover why the procedure is performed, how to prepare, aftercare, risks, and theGENETICS, CANCER & AGINGrange of results. FREE Social and Personal Issues: includes lifestyle choices, and complimentary or alternative therapies.Online AccessFREE Written by physicians, nurses, and professional medical writers, this important resource will be of interest to public library patrons, premedical students, and those building collections for thepatient population.May 2016 | Four Volumes; 1,612 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-950-8 | Library Price: $455Aging Second Edition Edited by Paul Moglia, Ph.D.This is a great resource for someone just entering the field of geriatrics and someone in a caregiver role. Its simple, easy to navigate, and includes a wide variety of subjects that are pertinent on multiple levels. Doodys ReviewsThis second edition covers the broad subject of aging in two comprehensive volumes, addressing the gap of content and scholarship that has been created in the nearly 20 years since the first edition. Arranged in alphabetical order, 350 essays cover issues that are of primary concern to older Americans and their families, including social interaction, cultural attitudes, employment, family, finances, and physical changes. All essays are written by experts in their fields, and start with a list of relevant issues and significance of the topic. Helpful subheads and informative photographs and HEALTHcharts punctuate the essays, all of which end with an annotated list For Further Information. Salem Health: Aging ends with the following back matter sections: annotated bibliography organized by topic; list of various media that discuss aging; organizations and programs for the aging; list of notable individuals in the study of aging; list of entries by category from cultural to womens issues;FREEand detailed subject index.Online AccessFREE December 2019 | Two Volumes; 830 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-295-6 | Library Price: $275eBooks are also available - visit www.salempress.com for more informationGET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com2023-467 Salem 2024 Catalog R8.indd 126 2023-12-19 2:12 PM'