Forthcoming Books

Biotechnology and Infectious Diseases: Modern Strategies for Finding, Evading and Defeating Wicked Pathogens

Biotechnology and Infectious Diseases
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$49.95
In Stock Date: 
02/11/2017

Brooke A. Jude

Biotechnology and Infectious Diseases will address the current reality of a global society that provides the stage for rapid outbreaks of infectious diseases. Appropriate management of outbreaks require strategies for disease surveillance, outbreak modeling, and development of treatment protocols. At a molecular level, identification of new threats, prevention and treatments can be optimized through surveillance, molecular detection methods, vaccine development, and novel antibiotic discovery. Understanding of these topics also allow for preparedness in the event of bioterrorism threats.

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Water Treatment: Theory and Practice

Water Treatment: Theory and Practice
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$49.95
In Stock Date: 
02/26/2017

Sukalyan Sengupta

The primary responsibility of a water quality engineer is to supply potable and palatable drinking water to a community. This text will cove the gamut of operations that are required to convert a raw water source – whether surface water or groundwater – to a quality that conforms to all federal, state, and local environmental standards for drinking water. This text will include basic chemistry principles that are indispensable to a fundamental understanding of water treatment operations.

Auto-Immunity Attacks the Body: Autoimmune Disease

Auto-Immunity Attacks the Body: Autoimmune Disease
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$49.95
In Stock Date: 
03/20/2017

Mary E. Miller

Auto-Immunity Attacks the Body will present progressive (acquired) diseases associated with dysfunction of the human immune system characterized by an inability to distinguish between self and nonself-components of body systems. Specifically, multiple sclerosis, graft rejection, and rheumatoid arthritis will be compared and contrasted as examples of this type of diseases. A description of the immune system will highlight the mechanisms by which immunity occurs.

Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Children

Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Children
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$49.95
In Stock Date: 
04/29/2017

Meredith Weber and Erica Burgoon

Impulse-Control and Conduct Disorders of Childhood will provide those who work with children a description of best practice in diagnosing and treating children with impulse-control and other disorders of conduct, including management of risk. It will also address what is evidence-based practice versus ill-informed policy so that those who work, live and teach children with challenging behaviors can best help them succeed.