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Title Advances in medicine and biology. Volume 70 / Leon V. Berhardt, editor.

Imprint New York : Nova Biomedical, 2013.


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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages) : illustrations (some color), graph
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents ADVANCES IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, VOLUME 70; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Family Planning Methods: The Old and New Developments; Abstract; Introduction; Historical Perspectives; Birth Control Methods; Hormonal Contraceptives; Mechanical Barrier Contraception; Behavioral Methods; Contraception in Special Situations; Effectiveness of Family Planning Methods; Family and Societal Influence on Contraception; References; Chapter 2: Genetic Variants in Periodontal Diseases: Impact on Disease Susceptibility and Severity; Abstract.
Periodontal Diseases and Their Genetic CorrelationGenetic Polymorphisms in Periodontal Diseases; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 3: Culturally Sensitizing STI/HIV Prevention: Applying PEN-3 in STI/HIV Prevention in the Netherlands; Abstract; Introduction; The PEN-3 Model; Description of the PEN-3 Model; Application of PEN-3; Current Applications of PEN-3; PEN-3 Applied in HIV Prevention in the Netherlands; PEN-3 Think-Tank; The Development of a Culturally Appropriate HIV Preventive Intervention for HIV Positive Sub-Saharan Africans in the Netherlands.
Promoting STI/HIV Testing among Afro-Caribbean Communities in the Netherlands through the InternetSchool-Based Educational Programs on Sexual Health "Long Live Love"; The Interpretation and Application of the PEN-3 Model; Application of Outcomes; General Discussion; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 4: Surface Electromyographic Signal Detection and Analysis; Abstract; Introduction; Motor Unit Action Potential; Factors Affecting the Waveform of the Motor Unit Action Potential; Factors Affecting the Frequency Shift of the EMG Signal; Parameters Used To Measure the Frequency Shift.
Behaviour of Characteristic FrequenciesElectromyographic Recordings; Concentric Electrode EMG; Single-Fiber EMG; Macro EMG; Electromyogram (EMG); Noise in EMG Signal; Wavelet Packet (1-D) Based De-Noising; Wavelet Packet Decomposition; Properties of the Power Density Spectrum for EMG Signal; Spectral Analysis of EMG Signal; Power Spectral Density (PSD) of EMG Signal; Results Analysis; Hamming Window; Kaiser Window; References.
Chapter 5: HIV Prevention among Older LGBT Adults: Addressing Health Care Disparities and Non-Inclusive U.S. Public Policies Across Community-Living, Nursing Home, and Prison SettingsAbstract; Distinct Older LGBT Populations and Risks; HIV and Older Adults; Why HIV Prevention for LGBT Elders Remains Essential; Overarching Health Care Disparities; LGBT Issues in Nursing Home Settings; Heightened Risk for Older LGBT Prisoners; Public Policy Recommendations; Recommendations for Universal Design; Underlying Resilience; Conclusion; Appendix A. LGBT and Aging Resources; References.
Summary This continuing series gathers and presents original research results on the leading edge of medicine and biology. Each article has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial topical data across a broad spectrum. Topics discussed in this compilation include recent advances in family planning methods; genetic variants in periodontal diseases; culturally sensitizing STI/HIV prevention; surface electromyographic signal detection and analysis; HIV prevention among older LGBT adults; recurrent respiratory infections in children; development, production and application of quercetin.
Subject Medicine -- Research.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Reference.
MEDICAL -- Alternative Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Atlases.
MEDICAL -- Essays.
MEDICAL -- Family & General Practice.
MEDICAL -- Holistic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Osteopathy.
Biology. (OCoLC)fst00832383
Medicine -- Research. (OCoLC)fst01015059
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Berhardt, Leon V.
ISBN 9781628084559 (electronic bk.)
1628084553 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. DEBBG BV042793333
NZ1 15177929

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