Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplants: A Guide for Patients is the next generation of Susan K. Stewart’s groundbreaking 1992 book Bone Marrow Transplants: A Book of Basics for Patients. This new 228 paage guide combines solid medical information with the voices of people who have been through a transplant.
Comprehensive and easy-to-read, Bone Marrow and Blood Stem Cell Transplants: A Guide for Patients is a goldmine of information for people considering a transplant with donor marrow or stem cells.
The book covers a variety of topics and issues such as; History of Transplantation
Nuts and Bolts of a Transplant Choosing a Transplant Center Finding a Stem Cell Donor Being a Donor Emotional/Psychological Considerations When Your Child Needs a Transplant Preparative Regimen Graft-versus-Host Disease Infection Liver Complications Nutrition Relieving Pain Caregiving Long Term Survivors: What Lies Ahead Sexuality and Reproduction Insurance and Fundraising
Available in both written as well as audio formats, The Book on Stem Cells for Osteoarthritis is an easy to understand “consumer’s guide” to understanding how stem cells are used to treat osteoarthritis. It is written in easy to understand language by Nathan Wei, MD, FACP, FACR a board-certified rheumatologist and authority on the topic. If you’re at all interested in the current technology and the questions you need to ask before you seek out this type of treatment, this guide is a must.
Human Stem Cell Technology & Biology: A Research Guide and Laboratory Manual integrates readily accessible text, electronic and video components with the aim of effectively communicating the critical information needed to understand and culture human embryonic stem cells.
An authoritative, comprehensive, multimedia training manual for stem cell researchers
Easy to follow step-by-step laboratory protocols and instructional videos provide a valuable resource
A must-have for developing laboratory course curriculums, training courses, and workshops in stem cell biology
Perspectives written by the world leaders in the field
Introductory chapters will provide background information
The volume will be a valuable reference resource for both experienced investigators pursuing stem cell and induced pluripotent stem cell research as well as those new to this field.