New on the bookshelf: Recent releases by DMS faculty authors
Physiology. Edited by Robert Berne, M.D., D.Sc.; Matthew Levy, M.D.; Bruce Koeppen, M.D., Ph.D.; and Bruce Stanton, Ph.D., professor of physiology at DMS. Mosby; 2004. Emphasizing broad principles in physiology, the fifth edition of this textbook includes revised illustrations, figures, and equations to reinforce quantitative understanding. A section on cellular physiology discusses iontransporting ATPases and membrane transport proteins. The book also includes new information on sensory and motor systems, the cardiovascular system, and hormone mechanisms.
Dementia Presentations,Differential Diagnosis, and Nosology. Edited by V. Olga Emery, Ph.D., adjunct associate professor of psychiatry at DMS; and Thomas Oxman, M.D., professor of psychiatry and of community and family medicine at DMS. Johns Hopkins University Press; 2003. This book covers the spectrum of dementing disorders and explains their overlap, presentation, and differential diagnosis. This second edition has new material on genetics, neuroimaging, the role of inflammation in Alzheimer's disease, and HIV/AIDS dementia.
The Neurolab Spacelab Mission: Neuroscience Research in Space. Edited by Jay Buckey, M.D., associate professor of medicine at DMS; and Jerry Homick, Ph.D. National Aeronautics and Space Administration; 2003. This book provides an overview of the 1998 Neurolab space mission, which studied the brain and nervous system during space flight. It includes scientific reports on sensory integration and navigation, the balance system, blood pressure-control, and circadian rhythms. It also describes equipment developed for the flight and crewmembers' perspectives on the mission.
Because I Said So: Family Squabbles and How to Handle Them. By Lauri Berkenkamp and Steven Atkins, Psy.D., clinical associate and instructor in psychiatry at DMS. Nomad Press; 2003. This guide offers practical advice on how to handle the everyday squabbles and hassles that parents experience with their children. Areas covered include dealing with bickering and tattling, keeping a household running smoothly, handling punishment, and maintaining family serenity.
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