Advances in Health and Natural Sciences

Burcu Yuksel (Editor)
Kocaeli University, Vocational School of Health Sciences, Kocaeli, Turkey

Mustafa Sencer Karagul (Editor)
Kocaeli University, Kartepe Vocational School of Equine Science, Kocaeli, Turkey

Series: Public Health in the 21st Century
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Volume 10

Issue 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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Researchers and graduate students need to keep up with the advances in natural and health sciences that occur almost daily. This edited collection of state of the art chapters will provide scientists, educators, and researchers in this vital field with the most recent developments and disseminate it globally. This book, organized into nine chapters, features scientists from around the globe contributing diverse topics in mostly natural, biological and health sciences. The edited book aims at highlighting the state of the art research and recent findings in of agricultural, environmental, biological, marine and medical sciences and biotechnology, and bridging theoretical research with current applications. This edited book will be of significant value to researchers, graduate students as well as practicing scientists working in these vibrant fields.
(Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1. The Spatial Analysis of Air Pollution Parameters (PM10, SO2 and NO2): A Case Study of the Marmara Region (2014-2017)
(Ozer Akyurek, Geomatics Engineering Department, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey)

Chapter 2. Obesity, Obesity Surgery and Nursing Care
(Züleyha Şimşek Yaban, Nursing, Kocaeli University Faculty of Health Sciences, Turkey)

Chapter 3. Effect of Global Climate Change on Occupational Health: Heat Stress
(Serap Arsal Yildirim, KOÜ Kocaeli Vocational School of Health Services, Emergency and First Aid Program)

Chapter 4. Physical Activity in Women
(Asuman Saltan, Therapy and Rehabilitation, Yalova University, Yalova, Turkey)

Chapter 5. The Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocol and the Role of Surgical Nurses
(Selda Mert Boğa, PhD, Vocational School of Health Services, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey)

Chapter 6. Current Approaches to Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers
(Ayfer Peker, Health Care Services, Kocaeli Üniversity, Kocaeli, Turkey)

Chapter 7. A Review of Studies on the Application of Coumarin and Its Derivatives in Plants
(Burcu Yuksel, Kocaeli Vocational School of Health Services, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey)

Chapter 8. Awareness of Brucellosis: A Worldwide Zoonosis
(Mustafa Sencer Karagul, Kartepe Vocational School of Equine Science, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey)

Chapter 9. Mutagenic Potential of the Insecticide Arrivo 25 EC on Mitosis and Meiosis of Hyacinthus Orientalis
(Ozlem Aksoy, Aylın Horozal and Burcu Yuksel, Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey, and others)

Chapter 10. Aluminum-Induced Toxicity and Programmed Cell Death in Plants
(Filiz Vardar, Fatma Yanık, Aslıhan Çetinbaş-Genç and Gamze Kurtuluş, Marmara University, Science and Arts Faculty, Department of Biology, Göztepe Campus, Istanbul, Turkey)

Chapter 11. Comparative Analysis of Different Regions of Rat Brain Tissue by FT-IR Spectroscopy
(Sevgi Türker Kaya, Dilan Yıldırım, Didem Şentürk and Kübra Dağcı,Gül İlbay, Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey)

Chapter 12. Single Cell Gel Electrophoresis for Determination of Plant Responses to Genotoxic Stress
(Yıldız Aydın, Ahu Altınkut Uncuoğlu and Filiz Vardar, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Letters, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey)

Chapter 13. Evaluation of the Sensitivity of the Nurses Working in Surgical Services of a Public Hospital to Patient Rights
(Selda Mert Boga and Aylin Aydin Sayilan, Kocaeli Vocational School of Health Services, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey, and others)

Chapter 14. Control and Eradication of Animal Brucellosis
(Mustafa Sencer Karagul, Kartepe Vocational School of Equine Science,Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey)

Chapter 15. Small Ruminant Morbillivirus
(Ahmet Sait, Pendik Veterinary Control Institute, Viral Diagnosis Laboratory, Istanbul, Turkey)

Chapter 16. Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene for Medical Applications
(Merve Dandan Doganci and Erdinc Doganci, Department of Chemistry, Kocaeli Vocational School, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey)

Chapter 17. Nursing Care for the Symptoms of Cancer Treatment
(Aylin Aydin Sayilan, Department of Nursing, Kirklareli University, Kirklareli, Turkey)


"This book has very useful information for biological sciences and brings together multidisciplinary scientific research for students and researchers." - Professor Dr. Nagihan Gulsoy, Head of Biology Department, Marmara University, Turkey

"This edited book covers a diverse range of topics in health and applied sciences from respected scholars and researchers. It brings together the work of a group of academics on topics such as nursing, biology, environmental sciences and health, among others. It will be a great source of reference for scholars, researchers and graduate students." - Associate Professor Dr. Gurler AKPINAR, Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli University, Turkey

"As a result of developments in scientific and technological infrastructure such as climate change, industrial activities, air pollution, nutritional diseases, physical inactivity, zoonotic diseases, patient care and rights, research in these areas are increasing day by day. These are not only concerns of science but can also direct people's preferences. In this book, it is seen that research in different fields covering the public health, health, and natural sciences are presented to the reader in a scientific and simple manner. I believe that it will be helpful to readers." - Mustafa Kesmen, Veterinarian, M.Sc. in Medical Biochemistry, Ph.D. in Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology

Keywords: Air pollution; Obesity Surgery; Climate Change; Diabetic Foot Ulcer; Plant Biology; FT-IR Spectroscopy; Veterinary Microbiology; Patient Rights; Material Sciences; Nursing Care

This book is written for undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and practitioners, who are interested in health and natural sciences and their specific practices in different contexts.

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