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Founded in 1890, Karger Publishers of Switzerland is an independent family-owned publishing house specialising in clinical and research areas of medicine and science. Karger is dedicated to the outstanding quality of its publications and publishes more than 90 journals including Open Access titles and approximately 150 book titles per year. Karger's publications are supported by distinguished editors and referees and are carefully peer-reviewed.

Karger has spent the past century as a publisher working to connect people who want to share their knowledge with those who want to learn, embracing a corporate philosophy summarized by the phrase 'Connecting the World of Biomedical Science'. The company intends to hold to this philosophy, keeping pace with new technologies and developing practical solutions as an expression of its strong commitment to meeting the information needs of the scientific community.

Featured Titles

Violence against Women and Mental Health.

Garcia-Moreno, C. Riecher-Rossler, A.
(2013)  | 9783805599887 | S Karger AG | hbk. | book | 180pp
AUD 155.95 (inc. GST), AUD 141.77 (ex. GST),
Violence against women is a global problem that includes domestic violence, sexual abuse of girls and women, trafficking of women, violence in humanitarian crisis settings, violence against female patients including abuse of doctor-patient relationships, and harassment and discrimination of women at...

The Road to Good Nutrition.

Eggersdorfer M. Kraemer K. Ruel M. Van Ameringen M. Biesalski H.K. Bloem M. Chen J. Lateef A. Mannar V.
(2013)  | 9783318025491 | S Karger AG | pbk. | book | 210pp
AUD 113.95 (inc. GST), AUD 103.59 (ex. GST),
This is a work of advocacy, whose prime objective is to inform people about the relationship between nutrition security and public health. It draws on the thinking and experience of a selected number of experts in the field of nutrition and public health. Collating up-to-the-minute information in a...

SickKids Handbook of Pediatric Thrombosis and Hemostasis.

Blanchette, Victor S. Breakey, V.R. Revel-Vilk, S.
(2013)  | 9783318021974 | S Karger AG | pbk. | book | 254pp
AUD 314.95 (inc. GST), AUD 286.32 (ex. GST),
This handbook takes the reader through the entire field of pediatric thrombosis and hemostasis. An introductory section concisely explains the complex pathophysiology of hemostasis and thrombosis. The chapters that follow include practical, evidence-based information on the diagnosis and management...

Probiotic Bacteria and Their Effect on Human Health and Well-Being.

Guarino, A. Quigley, E.M.M. Walker, W.A.
(2013)  | 9783318023244 | S Karger AG | hbk. | book | 202pp
AUD 384.95 (inc. GST), AUD 349.95 (ex. GST),
Our microflora is an individual personal feature, providing a distinct tag to individuals. However, our intestinal microbiome is strongly affected by genetic, nutritional, and other external factors, and evolves with age. An effect of different microbial patterns on health appears very likely as there...

Olszewski and Baxter's Cytoarchitecture of the Human Brainstem.

Büttner-Ennever J.A. Horn A.K.E.
(2013)  | 9783318023671 | S Karger AG | hbk. | 3rd rev & extended ed.,  | book | 290pp
AUD 686.95 (inc. GST), AUD 624.50 (ex. GST),
The new revised and extended edition of this standard work retains all the original and unique low- and high-power photographs which document the organization of the human brainstem as well as the individual character of the neurons of each nucleus. Many structural differences are described in neuronal...

Nutrition and Growth : Yearbook 2014.

Koletzko, B. Turck D. Shamir, R. Phillip, M.
(2014)  | 9783318025651 | S Karger AG | hbk. | book
AUD 290.95 (inc. GST), AUD 264.50 (ex. GST),
The relation between nutrition and growth in children is one of the key concerns of pediatric health that touches a multitude of specialties. Exchanging concepts and knowledge between professionals of all the different disciplines involved is thus crucial to facilitate research and interdisciplinary...

ISCN 2013.: An International System for Human Cytogenetic Nomenclature (2013) . Recommendations of the Internati

Shaffer, L.G. McGowan-Jordan, Jean Schmid, M.
(2012)  | 9783318022537 | S Karger AG | pbk. | book | 140pp
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
The new edition – updated and extendedThis publication extends the now classic system of human cytogenetic nomenclature prepared by an expert committee and published in collaboration with ‘Cytogenetic and Genome Research’ since 1963. Revised and finalized by the ISCN Committee and its advisors at a...

Inflammation in Psychiatry.

Halaris, Angelos. Leonard, B.E.
(2013)  | 9783318023107 | S Karger AG | hbk. | book | 208pp
AUD 192.95 (inc. GST), AUD 175.41 (ex. GST),
Psychoimmunology is a rapidly maturing area of scientific endeavor that provides a compelling integrative link between the immune system and its response to stress and psychiatric illness. Stress initiates pathological changes by activating the immune and endocrine systems. Inflammation is at the core...

Hormone Resistance and Hypersensitivity.: From Genetics to Clinical Management. Workshop, Genoa, May 2012.

Cappa M. Ghizzoni L. Loche S. Lorini R. Maghnie M.
(2013)  | 9783318022674 | S Karger AG | hbk. | book | 160pp
AUD 329.95 (inc. GST), AUD 299.95 (ex. GST),
Over recent years, impressive advances in genetic/epigenetic technology have greatly improved the understanding of the pathogenesis of pediatric endocrine diseases due to hormone resistance and hypersensitivity.This book presents reviews of thyroid hormone and thyroid hormone receptor resistance, and...

Fluorescent Imaging : Treatment of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Diseases

(2013)  | 9783318022926 | S Karger AG | hbk. | book | 124pp
AUD 349.95 (inc. GST), AUD 318.14 (ex. GST),
New applications for an old technique Indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescence has been used for imaging purposes for more than half a century; First employed by ophthalmologists for visualizing the retinal artery in the late 1960s, the application of ICG fluorescence imaging has since been continuously...

Chronotherapeutics for Affective Disorders : A Clinician's Manual for Light and Wake Therapy.

Benedetti F. Terman M. Wirz-Justice A.
(2013)  | 9783318020908 | S Karger AG | pbk. | 2nd rev ed.,  | book | 124pp
AUD 80.95 (inc. GST), AUD 73.59 (ex. GST),
'Light therapy' is established worldwide as the treatment of choice for seasonal affective disorder. It is also successfuly used in nonseasonal depression, as well as for many other psychiatric and neurologic illnesses, and in sleep medicine. ‘Wake therapy’ is the fastest antidepressant known. Imaging...

Best Sellers

ISCN 2016: An International System for Human Cytogenomic Nomenclature (2016): 2016: Vol. 148, No. 1: Reprint of: Cytogenetic and Genome Research

(2016)  | 9783318058574 | S Karger AG | pbk. | book
AUD 96.95 (inc. GST), AUD 88.14 (ex. GST),
The 2016 edition of the International System for Human Cytogenomic Nomenclature (ISCN 2016) offers standard nomenclature that is used to describe any genomic rearrangement identified by techniques ranging from karyotyping to FISH, microarray, various region specific assays, and DNA sequencing. Suggestions...

Practical Algorithms in Pediatric Endocrinology: (Practical Algorithms in Pediatrics. Series Editor: Z. Hochberg)

Hochberg, H
(2016)  | 9783318059175 | S Karger AG | spiral/comb/coil | 3rd,  | book | 118pp
AUD 104.95 (inc. GST), AUD 95.41 (ex. GST),
Algorithms provide a logical, concise and cost-effective approach to medical reasoning: utilizing a concise, step-by-step approach based upon clues from the history, physical examination and laboratory studies, algorithms help avoid excessive unnecessary procedures and testing. The 3rd, revised edition...

Early Detection and Intervention in Psychosis: State of the Art and Future Perspectives

(Basel), Riecher-Rössler A. McGorry, P. D. (Parkville Vic ).
(2016)  | 9783318056204 | S Karger AG | hbk. | book | 194pp
AUD 192.95 (inc. GST), AUD 175.41 (ex. GST),
This new volume reviews early detection approaches and possible subsequent interventions for psychosis. After introductory chapters, various methods for early detection not only in adults, but also adolescents are described. In this context, the validity of the psychosis high-risk state is debated along...

Using and Understanding Medical Statistics

Matthews D.E Farewell V.T D.E., Matthews.
(2015)  | 9783318054583 | S Karger AG | hbk. | 5th rev & extended ed.,  | book | 338pp
AUD 96.95 (inc. GST), AUD 88.14 (ex. GST),
The fifth revised edition of this highly successful book presents the most extensive enhancement since Using and Understanding Medical Statistics was first published 30 years ago. Without question, the single greatest change has been the inclusion of source code, together with selected output, for the...

Next-Generation Nutritional Biomarkers to Guide Better Health Care: 84th Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop, Lausanne, September 2014

(Lausanne), Baetge E.E. (London), Dhawan A. (London), Prentice A.M.
(2016)  | 9783318055986 | S Karger AG | hbk. | book | 126pp
AUD 98.95 (inc. GST), AUD 89.95 (ex. GST),
There are only a few areas in human nutrition and metabolism where biomarkers are routinely used to predict health and functional outcome. For instance, of the four major nutritional deficiencies, only iron deficiency can be precisely diagnosed by employing biomarkers. They therefore play a limited...

Newest & Forthcoming Releases

Breast Cytopathology: Assessing the Value of FNAC in the Diagnosis of Breast Lesions

(2018)  | 9783318061406 | S Karger AG | hbk. | book | 120pp | Availability last checked: 5/12/2017
AUD 262.95 (inc. GST), AUD 239.05 (ex. GST),
Coming in March 2018
Breast cytopathology is a field characterized by practicality and diagnostic efficacy. This book focuses mainly on morphology, with helpful hints for recognizing benign lesions and the main features of malignancy. It reviews specific features of various lesions and the consequences of the diagnosis...

Tuberculosis and War: Lessons Learned from World War II

Loddenkemper, R. Murray, J. F.
(2018)  | 9783318060942 | S Karger AG | hbk. | book | 260pp | Availability last checked: 7/12/2017
AUD 305.95 (inc. GST), AUD 278.14 (ex. GST),
Coming in March 2018

The Diabetic Foot Syndrome

A., Piaggesi. J., Apelqvist.
(2017)  | 9783318061444 | S Karger AG | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 31/12/2017
AUD 427.95 (inc. GST), AUD 389.05 (ex. GST),
In recent years, "diabetic foot" has become the common name given to chronic complications of diabetes mellitus in the lower limb. This book provides an up-to-date picture of the clinical scenario, the latest understanding of the mechanisms in regard to pathology, the current standards of therapy, and...

Supporting the Communication Development of Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Special Topic Issue : Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica 2017, Vol. 69, No. 1-2

Gillon, G. Hyter, Y. Westerveld, M.
(2017)  | 9783318061383 | S Karger AG | pbk. | book | 98pp | Availability last checked: 31/12/2017
AUD 75.95 (inc. GST), AUD 69.05 (ex. GST),
This special topic issue of 'Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica' contains contributions discussing the subject in-depth. 'Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedical' is a well-respected, international peer-reviewed journal in communication disordsers. Special topic issues are included in the subscription.

Macular Edema.

Coscas, G. Loewenstein, A. Cunha-Vaz, J.
(2017)  | 9783318060331 | S Karger AG | online database
AUD 445.95 (inc. GST), AUD 405.41 (ex. GST),

Current Concepts in Movement Disorder Management

Lunsford, L. D. Niranjan, A. Richardson, R. M.
(2017)  | 9783318062014 | S Karger AG | hbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 31/12/2017
AUD 387.95 (inc. GST), AUD 352.68 (ex. GST),

Lymph Node FNC: Lymph Node Cytopathology and Extranodal Lymphoproliferative Processes

I., Cozzolino. P, Zeppa.
(2017)  | 9783318061147 | S Karger AG | hbk. | book | 114pp | Availability last checked: 31/12/2017
AUD 225.95 (inc. GST), AUD 205.41 (ex. GST),
Guidelines for pathologists devoted to Lymph Node FNC

Pediatric Epidemiology

Bornehag, C. -G. Gennings, C. Kiess, W.
(2017)  | 9783318061222 | S Karger AG | hbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 31/12/2017
AUD 367.95 (inc. GST), AUD 334.50 (ex. GST),
Pediatric epidemiology differs substantially from general epidemiology especially when it comes to ethical, developmental and societal aspects. This unique book addresses biological considerations and ethical and legal questions in dealing with pediatric and adolescent populations. Classic topics, such...

Glaucoma Surgery.

Bettin, P. Khaw, P.T.
(2017)  | 9783318060409 | S Karger AG | online database
AUD 467.95 (inc. GST), AUD 425.41 (ex. GST),
The first edition of this volume, published in 2012, has become an indispensable reference for clinicians, a fact that inspired the making of this 2nd edition. The book starts with a discussion of current achievements and limitations of the medical therapy of glaucoma. The focus is then placed on conventional...

Management of Diabetic Retinopathy.

Bandello, F. Zarbin, M.A. Lattanzio, R. Zucchiatti, I.
(2017)  | 9783318060423 | S Karger AG | online database
AUD 467.95 (inc. GST), AUD 425.41 (ex. GST),
Recently developed diagnostic and therapeutic technologies such as OCT-angiography and small gauge vitrectomy have influenced the modern treatment of diabetic retinopathy. This volume provides a summary of the state-of-the-art evidence-based approach to managing complications that may occur with diabetic...


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