Advances in Medical Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care (AMDTC): 37 Volumes

Advances in Medical Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care (AMDTC): 37 Volumes

ISSN: 2475-6628|EISSN: 2475-6636
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Advancements in medicine have prolonged the life expectancy of individuals all over the world. Once life-threatening conditions have become significantly easier to treat and even cure in many cases. Continued research in the medical field will further improve the quality of life, longevity, and wellbeing of individuals.

The Advances in Medical Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care (AMDTC) book series seeks to highlight publications on innovative treatment methodologies, diagnosis tools and techniques, and best practices for patient care. Comprised of comprehensive resources aimed to assist professionals in the medical field apply the latest innovations in the identification and management of medical conditions as well as patient care and interaction, the books within the AMDTC series are relevant to the research and practical needs of medical practitioners, researchers, students, and hospital administrators.

Topics Covered

  • Alternative Medicine
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chronic Conditions
  • Critical Care
  • Diagnostic Medicine
  • Disease Management
  • Disease Prevention
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Experimental Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Procedures
  • Medical Testing
  • Patient Interaction
  • Patient-Centered Care

Titles in Series

Evidence-Based Perspectives on the Psychophysiology of Yoga and Its Applications
Shirley Telles (Patanjali Research Foundation, India), Ram Kumar Gupta (Patanjali Research Foundation, India)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
While yoga was originally intended to be practiced for spiritual growth, there is an increasing interest in applying yoga in all areas of life. It is important to un...
Noninvasive Ventilation Technologies and Healthcare for Geriatric Patients
César Fonseca (Universidade de Évora, Portugal), Manuel José Lopes (Universidade de Évora, Portugal), David Mendes (Universidade de Évora, Portugal), Jose Garcia-Alonso (University of Extremadura, Caceres, Spain), Felismina Mendes (Universidade de Évora, Portugal)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
In the past, elderly patients were given artificial airway technologies, such as a tracheostomy tube, to assist with their breathing. However, thanks to the advances...
Handbook of Research on Disease Prediction Through Data Analytics and Machine Learning
Geeta Rani (Manipal University Jaipur, India), Pradeep Kumar Tiwari (Manipal University Jaipur, India)
Copyright © 2020. 400 pages.
By applying data analytics techniques and machine learning algorithms to predict disease, medical practitioners can more accurately diagnose and treat patients. Howe...
Diagnostic and Treatment Methods for Ulcerative Colitis and Colitis-Associated Cancer
Ashok Kumar Pandurangan (B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, India)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
In recent years, epidemiological studies have shown a significant increase of incidences regarding ulcerative colitis (UC) in most regions of the world. At present,...
Biopsychosocial Perspectives and Practices for Addressing Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases
Simon George Taukeni (University of Namibia, Namibia)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
While there are a number of clinical practices for treating a variety of diseases, there is an urgent need to integrate bio-psychosocial perspectives and practices i...
Oncological and Endoscopical Dilemmas in Modern Gynecological Clinical Practice
Konstantinos Dinas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Stamatios Petousis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Matthias Kalder (Philipps-University Marburg, Germany), George Mavromatidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
For the past decade or so, research regarding women’s health has become a major source of concern among health professionals. Due to the vast amounts of research, it...
Role of Nutrition in Providing Pro-/Anti-Inflammatory Balance: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Uğur Günşen (Bandırma Onyedi Eylül University, Turkey), Ramazan Mert Atan (Bandırma Onyedi Eylül University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2020. 235 pages.
Food selection plays an important role in ensuring pro- and anti-inflammatory balance. Certain foods are responsible for increasing inflammation while others have an...
Global Perspectives on Prenatal, Postnatal, and Early Childhood Development
Neriman Aral (Ankara University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
Child development comprises children’s cognitive, linguistic, motor, social and emotional development, communication, and self-care skills. Understanding development...
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Altering Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Tanu Wadhera (Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, India), Deepti Kakkar (Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, India)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
Disorder-assistive and neurotechnological devices are experiencing a boom in the global market. Mounting evidence suggests that approaches based on several different...
Ethnomedicinal Plant Use and Practice in Traditional Medicine
Akash (Gurukul Kangri University, India), Navneet (Gurukul Kangri University, India), B.S. Bhandari (Garhwal University, India)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
Traditional medicinal knowledge, especially the use of ethnomedicinal plants in developing countries, has been passed down for generations. Today, however, scientist...
Ethnopharmacological Investigation of Indian Spices
Neha Mishra (Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, India)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
Though their usage greatly diminished at the dawn of the scientific area, Indian spices were traditional parts of healthcare for thousands of years. However, over th...
Handbook of Research on Pharmacological Uses of Medicinal Plants and Natural Products
Ajeet Singh (ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, India), Padam Singh (Vaccine and Infectious Disease Research Centre, DBT-Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, India), Navneet Bithel (Gurukul Kangri University, India)
Copyright © 2020. 540 pages.
A vast majority of the world’s population lacks access to essential medicines and the provision of safe healthcare services. Medicinal plants and herbal medicines ca...
Quality Control of Cellular Protein in Neurodegenerative Disorders
Md. Sahab Uddin (Southeast University, Bangladesh), Ghulam Md Ashraf (King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2020. 260 pages.
A hallmark of neurodegenerative proteinopathies is the formation of misfolded protein aggregates that cause cellular toxicity. Though multiple factors like aging, ox...
Multidimensional Perspectives and Global Analysis of Universal Health Coverage
Yeter Demir Uslu (Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey), Hasan Dinçer (Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey), Serhat Yüksel (İstanbul Medipol University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2020. 499 pages.
Many countries are seeking to reach an effective universal health coverage system to increase the quality of life of their citizens. By implementing universal health...
Examining Biological Foundations of Human Behavior
Barre Vijaya Prasad (Dharwad Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, India)
Copyright © 2020. 300 pages.
Biopsychology is a branch of psychology that analyzes how the brain and neurotransmitters influence our behaviors, thoughts, and feelings. It is a subdivision of beh...
Handbook of Research on Medical Interpreting
Izabel E.T. de V. Souza (Osaka University, Japan), Effrossyni (Effie) Fragkou (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece)
Copyright © 2020. 511 pages.
Providing efficient and safe healthcare services is tenuous even at the best of times. Hospital staff who must also circumnavigate language barriers are placed in pr...
Quality Assurance in the Era of Individualized Medicine
Anastasius S. Moumtzoglou (P. & A. Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Greece)
Copyright © 2020. 346 pages.
There is a significant deficiency among contemporary medicine practices reflected by experts making medical decisions for a large proportion of the population for wh...
Diagnosing and Managing Hashimoto’s Disease: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Mahmoud Sakr (Alexandria University, Egypt)
Copyright © 2020. 263 pages.
Once thought uncommon, cases of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis are becoming much more commonplace through the increasing use of needle biopsy and serologic tests for antibo...
Using Narrative Writing to Enhance Healing
Jennifer Lynne Bird (Oxbridge Academy, USA)
Copyright © 2020. 355 pages.
The fields of writing as healing and health coaching have expanded to aid in the physical and emotional healing of patients. Using writing as a healing method allows...
Strategies to Overcome Superbug Invasions: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Dimple Sethi Chopra (Punjabi University, India)
Copyright © 2020. 284 pages.
Recently, there has been an upsurge in microbial infections. Extensive and inappropriate usage of antimicrobial drugs in treating infections has led to the evolution...
Developmental Challenges and Societal Issues for Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities
Rejani Thudalikunnil Gopalan (Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, India)
Copyright © 2020. 416 pages.
Intellectual disability is a generalized disorder appearing before adulthood characterized by significantly impaired cognitive functioning and deficits in two or mor...
Global Applications of One Health Practice and Care
Sandul Yasobant (Center for Development Research (ZEF), Germany), Deepak Saxena (Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar, India)
Copyright © 2019. 306 pages.
Many factors have changed interactions between people, animals, and our environment including the emergence and reemergence of diseases such as swine flu, rabies, an...
Pre-Screening Systems for Early Disease Prediction, Detection, and Prevention
Thierry Edoh (Technical University of Munich, Germany), Pravin Pawar (Philips Research, India), Sagar Mohammad (Philips Research, India)
Copyright © 2019. 395 pages.
With the development of advanced screening procedures and techniques, certain limitations of the existing screening processes for disease methodologies and paradigms...
Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Medicine and Healthcare
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 591 pages.
Advancements in medical and healthcare technologies pave the way to improving treatments and diagnoses while also streamlining processes to ensure the highest qualit...
Handbook of Research on Critical Examinations of Neurodegenerative Disorders
Md. Sahab Uddin (Southeast University, Bangladesh), Md. Shah Amran (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Copyright © 2019. 597 pages.
Neurodegeneration is a key feature of several diseases that are referred to as neurodegenerative diseases. The process of neurodegeneration is not well-understood so...
Effective Techniques for Managing Trigeminal Neuralgia
Steven Chang (Stanford University, USA), Allen Ho (Stanford University, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 331 pages.
The diagnosis and treatment of disease is a primary concern for health professionals and individuals in society. Managing the treatment and controlling symptoms of d...
Handbook of Research on Geriatric Health, Treatment, and Care
Barre Vijaya Prasad (Dharwad Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (DIMHANS), India), Shamsi Akbar (King George's Medical University, India)
Copyright © 2018. 604 pages.
Mental and physical disorders are common in old age but frequently remain undetected and untreated. Managing treatment and controlling symptoms of these disorders is...
Emerging Developments and Practices in Oncology
Issam El Naqa (University of Michigan, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 305 pages.
Cancer is a leading cause of death that affects numerous people at every age and their relatives. In recent years, there has been a tremendous advancement in imaging...
Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Kidney Health
Mayuree Tangkiatkumjai (Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand), Annalisa Casarin (The NIHR Research Design Service East of England, UK), Li-Chia Chen (University of Manchester, UK), Dawn-Marie Walker (University of Southampton, UK)
Copyright © 2018. 308 pages.
The diagnosis and treatment of disease is a primary concern for health professionals and all of society. With the growing use of alternative medicine, patients can r...
Research-Based Perspectives on the Psychophysiology of Yoga
Shirley Telles (Patanjali Research Foundation, India), Nilkamal Singh (Patanjali Research Foundation, India)
Copyright © 2018. 456 pages.
Yoga has evolved into a popular fitness practice across the globe. With the various schools of practice, it is imperative for practitioners to study both traditional...
Sustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population
Ben Fong (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong), Artie Ng (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong), Peter Yuen (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
Copyright © 2018. 441 pages.
Lasting healthcare for the entire population, specifically the elderly, has become a main priority in society. It is imperative to find ways to boost the longevity o...
Emerging Applications, Perspectives, and Discoveries in Cardiovascular Research
Ashim Malhotra (Pacific University, USA), Shivani Soni (California State University, Fullerton, USA & Chapman University, USA & Alabama State University, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 439 pages.
Scientific developments in recent years have led to significant strides and advancements within the medical field. By integrating these findings into medical practic...
Healthcare Community Synergism between Patients, Practitioners, and Researchers
Valerie C. Bryan (Florida Atlantic University, USA), Jennifer Lynne Bird (Florida Atlantic University, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 348 pages.
Proper health education is a vital component to ensuring patients’ satisfaction, safety, and well-being. To achieve this goal, interdisciplinary collaboration has em...
Transformative Healthcare Practice through Patient Engagement
Guendalina Graffigna (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy)
Copyright © 2017. 382 pages.
Recent literature suggests that patient participation and engagement may be the ideal solution to the efficacy of healthcare treatments, from a clinical and pragmati...
Promoting Patient Engagement and Participation for Effective Healthcare Reform
Guendalina Graffigna (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan, Italy)
Copyright © 2016. 357 pages.
Industry professionals, government officials, and the general public often agree that the modern healthcare system is in need of an overhaul. With organizations conc...
Effective Methods for Modern Healthcare Service Quality and Evaluation
Panagiotis Manolitzas (Technical University of Crete, Greece), Evangelos Grigoroudis (Technical University of Crete, Greece), Nikolaos Matsatsinis (Technical University of Crete, Greece), Denis Yannacopoulos (Piraeus University of Applied Sciences, Greece)
Copyright © 2016. 315 pages.
Turbulent changes in worldwide economies and decreases in overall quality of life have led to a re-evaluation of the current state of health services. Improvements i...
Handbook of Research on Trends in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Conditions
Dimitrios I. Fotiadis (University of Ioannina, Greece)
Copyright © 2016. 659 pages.
Stemming from environmental, genetic, and situational factors, chronic disease is a critical concern in modern medicine. Managing treatment and controlling symptoms...