(BQ) Part 1 book "Left atrial appendage closure - Mechanical approaches to stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation" presents the following contents: Atrial fibrillation and stroke epidemiology, efficacy and limitations of warfarin and novel oral anticoagulants with atrial fibrillation, mechanistic rationale for LAA closure with af and stroke prevention.
In this research monograph, we explain the development of a mechanistic, stochastic
theory of nonfickian solute dispersion in porous media. We have included sufficient
amount of background material related to stochastic calculus and the scale dependency
of diffusivity in this book so that it could be read independently.
The subspecialty of population pharmacokinetics was introduced into clinical pharmacology
/ pharmacy in the late 1970s as a method for analyzing observational
data collected during patient drug therapy in order to estimate patient-based pharmacokinetic
parameters. It later became the basis for dosage individualization
and rational pharmacotherapy. The population pharmacokinetics method (i.e., the
population approach) was later extended to the characterization of the relationship
between pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, and into the discipline of
Regardless of the particular methodology, the traditional project manager is often seen as a “taskmaster” who
develops and controls the master plan that documents (often in excruciating detail) the tasks, dependencies,
and resources required to deliver the end product. The project manager then monitors the status of tasks and
adjusts the plan as necessary. Underpinning this mechanistic approach is the assumption that equates
individuals to interchangeable, controllable commodities.
Among the components of the limbic system, the amygdala is a fascinating structure that is involved in the processes of liking and disliking and in the ways our emotions drive our actions and affect the strength of our memories. Combined with new conceptual breakthroughs, the very latest data obtained by leading world experts in amygdala function that are reviewed in this book have helped to understand how the amygdala contribute to these processes and also to a variety of neurological and neuropsychiatric pathologies....
As a formula for surpassing the limitations of mechanistic approaches, Amat (1991) points out that the
management control concept was enriched by the incorporation of more complete approaches, in which
people’s passive and rational behaviour was substituted by a greater consideration of the motivational
factors that influence behaviour and it began to be accepted that the crucial aspects for the design and
implementation of a control system were not limited solely to formal ones.
This compact and concise monograph lays a foundation for the understanding of normal cardiovascular function. Students welcome the book as a practical partner or alternative to a more mechanistically oriented approach or an encyclopedic physiology text. Especially clear explanations, ample illustrations, clinical cases and problems, and chapter-opening learning objectives provide guidance for self-directed learning and help fill the gap in many of today's abbreviated physiology blocks. A focus on well-established cardiovascular principles reflects recent, widely accepted research....
he third edition of Cardiovascular Medicine is the product of our continuing
effort to provide an authoritative and comprehensive review of important,
clinically relevant cardiovascular disease topics. As compared to the second
edition, this third edition contains 27 new chapters and a 30% expansion and update
of mechanistic, diagnostic, and therapeutic approaches to cardiovascular medicine.
Each chapter is written by one or more experts on the topic. We have also added
two additional editors, Dr. Hein J.J.
In this mechanistic and formal trend we could also include what is known as contingency
theory, which, according to Amat (1991), is a simplification of systems theory. This approach
maintains that no control system is ideal for all organisations, but instead depends on the circumstances
in which it finds itself (Amat, 1991). It is thought to have been developed by Burns and Stalker (1961),
Thomson (1967), Woodward (1965), Lawrence and Lorsch (1967), and Gordon and Miller (1975).