Multidisciplinary Approaches to Theory in Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444518064, 9780080459721

Multidisciplinary Approaches to Theory in Medicine, Volume 3

1st Edition

Series Volume Editors: Ray Paton Laura McNamara
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444518064
eBook ISBN: 9780080459721
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 6th December 2005
Page Count: 570
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Table of Contents

Foreword

  1. Disorders of Haemoglobin: From Phenotype to Genotype
  2. Between Bleeding and Thrombosis or Beyond
  3. The Theory of Molecular Evolution and its Medical Implications
  4. What is a Medical Theory?
  5. Medicine as a Moral Epistemology
  6. Theory in Medical Education: An Oxymoron?
  7. Knowledge, Arguments, and Intentions in Clinical Decision-Making
  8. Analogies, Conventions and Expert Systems in Medicine: Some Insights from a XIX
  9. Reliability of Measurements in Medical Research and Clinical Practice
  10. Advanced Data Mining and Predictive Modeling at the Core of Personalized Medicine
  11. Designs and Therapies for Stochastic Neural Systems
  12. Mining Scenarios for Hepatitis B and C
  13. Modeling the In Vivo Growth Rate of HIV: Implications for Vaccination
  14. A Flexible, Iterative Approach to Physiological Modelling
  15. System Biology, Cell Specificity and Physiology
  16. Modelling T Cell Activation, Proliferation and Homeostasis
  17. A Theory for Complex Systems: Reactive Animation
  18. Modelling of Haemodynamics in the Cardiovascular System by Integrating Medical Imaging Techniques and Computer Modelling Tools
  19. Vasopressin and Homeostasis – Running Hard to Stay in the Same Place
  20. Mathematical Modelling of Angiogenesis and Vascular Adaptation
  21. Towards Understanding the Physical Basis of Re-entrant Cardiac Arrhythmias

Description

Foreword

  1. Disorders of Haemoglobin: From Phenotype to Genotype
  2. Between Bleeding and Thrombosis or Beyond
  3. The Theory of Molecular Evolution and its Medical Implications
  4. What is a Medical Theory?
  5. Medicine as a Moral Epistemology
  6. Theory in Medical Education: An Oxymoron?
  7. Knowledge, Arguments, and Intentions in Clinical Decision-Making
  8. Analogies, Conventions and Expert Systems in Medicine: Some Insights from a XIX
  9. Reliability of Measurements in Medical Research and Clinical Practice
  10. Advanced Data Mining and Predictive Modeling at the Core of Personalized Medicine
  11. Designs and Therapies for Stochastic Neural Systems
  12. Mining Scenarios for Hepatitis B and C
  13. Modeling the In Vivo Growth Rate of HIV: Implications for Vaccination
  14. A Flexible, Iterative Approach to Physiological Modelling
  15. System Biology, Cell Specificity and Physiology
  16. Modelling T Cell Activation, Proliferation and Homeostasis
  17. A Theory for Complex Systems: Reactive Animation
  18. Modelling of Haemodynamics in the Cardiovascular System by Integrating Medical Imaging Techniques and Computer Modelling Tools
  19. Vasopressin and Homeostasis – Running Hard to Stay in the Same Place
  20. Mathematical Modelling of Angiogenesis and Vascular Adaptation
  21. Towards Understanding the Physical Basis of Re-entrant Cardiac Arrhythmias

Key Features

· Uniquely explores role of interdisciplinary exchange in the development and expansion of medical theory · Timely and insightful essays on the growth and development of medical theories from some of the world's top clinicians and medical researchers, including Werner Arber, Frank Vertosick, and David Weatherall · Assembles diverse perspectives on medicine and physiology from biology, statistics, ethics, computer science, philosophy, history · Uniquely illuminates the social and historical processes through which theoretical research translates into clinical practice · Reveals the growing role of technology, especially computational modelling, in changing the nature of Western medicine

Readership

Professionals interested in representing information in a visual manner, leveraging models used across multiple disciplines


Details

No. of pages:
570
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080459721
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444518064

About the Series Volume Editors

Ray Paton Series Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Computer Science, University of Liverpool, UK

Laura McNamara Series Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Exploratory Simulation Technologies, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA