Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 51

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Lowell T. Duncan (Editor)

Series: Advances in Health and Disease
BISAC: MED000000

This volume presents some of the latest research updates related to health and disease. Chapter One investigates how traditional Chinese medicine can be leveraged in service of assisted reproductive technology. Chapter Two includes details about several drugs used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Chapter Three reviews the changing perspective of infection prevention and control measures in maternal and child healthcare settings. Chapter Four examines the role that infection control nurses play in the infection prevention and control teams of healthcare centers. Chapter Five explores some psycholinguistic aspects of illness narratives in patients with pulmonary hypertension as a therapeutic means to lessen patients’ disease-related burden and promoting the sense-making of their illness experience. Lastly, Chapter Six highlights the prognostic value of various microRNAs with reference to chronic kidney disease.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. The Role of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)
(Dan Jiang and Fanyi Meng – President, TCM Consultant, Visiting Professor, Hallam Institute of TCM, UK, et al.)

Chapter 2. Investigation of the Substance Antioxidative Profile by Hyaluronan, Cu(II) and Ascorbate
(Katarína Valachová and Ladislav Šoltés – Centre of Experimental Medicine, Institute of Experimental Pharmacology and Toxicology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia)

Chapter 3. Infection Control and Prevention: An Imperative Core Component in Maternal and Child Health
(Arghya Das and Tuhina Banerjee – Department of Microbiology, National Cancer Institute, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, et al.)

Chapter 4. Infection Control Nurses: The Flag-Bearer of the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Team
(Arghya Das and Tuhina Banerjee – Department of Microbiology, National Cancer Institute, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, et al.)

Chapter 5. The Correlates of the Reflective Processes in Illness Narratives of Female Patients Affected by Pulmonary Hypertension
(Andrea Caputo and Francesco Marchini – Department of Dynamic and Clinical Psychology, and Health Studies, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy, et al.)

Chapter 6. Prognostic Value of MicroRNA Profiles in Chronic Kidney Disease: A Review
(Gurleen Kaur Tung, Uzma Latief, Subheet Kumar Jain, Harjeet Singh and Vasudha Sambyal – Post Doctoral Fellow, Centre for Basic and Translational Research in Health Sciences, RUSA 2.0, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, India, et al.)

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