Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 43


Lowell T. Duncan (Editor)

Series: Advances in Health and Disease

BISAC: MED022000; MED035000

This edited volume includes six chapters detailing recent advancements in health and disease. Chapter One describes the set-up and characteristics of various endoscopic submucosal dissection devices. Chapter Two explains neural plasticity, or the brain’s ability to rewire itself, and how it relates to the treatment and progression of various neurological conditions. Chapter Three discusses a range of medical interventions where progesterone has been found useful, highlighting its exceptional role in supporting pregnancy to full term. Chapter Four details the characteristics, classification, pharmacokinetics, drug interaction, clinical uses and adverse effects of anticoagulants. Chapter Five analyzes how emergency medical services responded to the global pandemic of 2020. Lastly, Chapter Six summarizes published results on the influence of low birth weight, prematurity, and nutritional status during childhood on the tooth eruption of deciduous and permanent teeth.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Set-Up, Technique, and Tricks on Colorectal Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection
(Tak Lit Derek Fung – Department of Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong)

Chapter 2. Synaptic Plasticity and Neurological Diseases
(Jolanta Dorszewska, Michał Prendecki, Thomas Piekut, Mikołaj Hurła, Natalia Banaszek, Marika Ramicka and Wojciech Kozubski – Laboratory of Neurobiology, Department of Neurology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland, et al.)

Chapter 3. Recent Developments of Progesterone in Nano-Pharmaceutical Drug Delivery
(Omar Shafi, Mohan Edirisinghe, Ursula Edirisinghe and Francis Brako – Mechanical Engineering, University College London, UK, Emergency Department, Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Hammersmith, UK, Medway School of Pharmacy, Universities of Greenwich and Kent, UK, et al.)

Chapter 4. Oral and Newer Anticoagulants: General Characteristics, Classification, Pharmacokinetics, Drug Interaction, Clinical Uses and Adverse Effects
(Mohammad Daud Ali, Nuzhat Banu, Munfis Patel and Ayaz Ahmad – Department of Pharmacy, Mohammed Al-Mana College for Medical Sciences, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, et al.)

Chapter 5. EMS Pandemic Response in the United States
(Matthew Barreto, Amber W. Chan and Christian A. Ventura – EMS Pandemic Response Research Lab, Lawrenceville, NJ, US, et al.)

Chapter 6. The Influence of Birth Weight, Prematurity and Nutritional Status on Tooth Eruption
(Suelyn Danielle Henklein, Isabela Ribeiro Madalena, Erika Calvano Küchler and Maria Angélica Hueb de Menezes Oliveira – Department Master’s Program of Dentistry, School of Dentistry of Uberaba, Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil, et al.)


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