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  • R Manual for Health Science Researchers

    This book provides a step-by-step approach to the use of R software. R is an open source programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics, and is widely used by statisticians for developing statistical software and data analysis. R is freely available under the GNU General Public License and pre- compiled binary versions are provided for various operating systems. R uses a command line interface. This manual is intended to serve as a self-teaching resource for health science researchers, who shy away from biostatistics and its analysis by statistical softwares. An explanation to the statistical concept is provided prior to the R demonstration. A beginner can start with the exploratory data analysis and then step up to the advanced areas.

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  • Manipal Manual of Adolescent Language Assessment

    Manipal Manual of Adolescent Language Assessment has been developed as an assessment tool to identify subtle semantic and morphologic language deficits in both auditory and visual modalities in adolescents with language disorders. This manual also intends to provide a strong theoretical background of adolescent language development and disorders.

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  • Manipal Manual for Swallowing Assessment

    Manipal Manual for Swallowing Assessment covers a broad range of basic aspects on swallowing in a comprehensive manner. The manual provides a theoretical description of clinical relevance and also offers a simple way of systematically assessing swallowing abilities, with clear direction for intervention planning. The manual is expected to effectively meet the clinical challenges and give a firm foundation for future research in the area of swallowing.

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  • Manipal Manual for Cognitive Linguistic Abilities

    Manipal Manual for Cognitive Linguistic Abilities has been proposed as an assessment tool for tapping specific cognitive-linguistic processes namely perception, memory and executive functions. The manual also provides an insight into the theoretical aspects of cognition and language, cognitive-linguistic disorders and an outline of assessment and treatment.

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  • Manipal Laboratory Manual for Biotechnologists

    Manipal Life Sciences Centre (MLSC), constitute institution of Manipal University (MU) is recognized for its education, research and diagnostic activities. MLSC is identified as TIFAC-CORE (Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council Centres of Relevance and Excellence) under vision 2020 in the area of Pharmacogenomics. The fundamental laboratory skills and knowledge are vital for a student of biotechnology. The present manual is class-tested and offers clear and concise laboratory fundamental experiment protocols that reinforce understanding of concepts, where emphasis is on foundation skill. The faculty members of MLSC have compiled various protocols in subjects such as Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Toxicology and Plant Tissues Culture in this Manipal Laboratory Manual for Biotechnologists. This, we believe, will serve as a guide that can be used for quick reference.

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  • Basic Concepts of Intellectual Property Rights

    This book on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) is aimed at undergraduate and post graduate students, research scholars and faculty members. The objective is to sensitize undergraduate and post graduate students regarding various aspects of IPRs, provide guidance to research scholars regarding safeguards to put in place for potentially patentable research and serve as a ready reckoner to faculty members interested to apply for patents but do not have a comprehensive information in various aspects of filing a patent application.
    The book aims to simplify the complex issue of patent through hypothetical examples. This will help readers comprehend subject in an easy way. The book deliberately avoids the discussion on history of IPRs, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) negotiations and its background, culmination of GATT round of negotiations into World Trade Organization (WTO). These issues need a comprehensive discussion and are not the objectives of the book. The book is divided into eight short and simple chapters. At the end of the chapter a few Self Study Exercises are given for readers to recapitulate what they have read in that chapter. This may provide required foundation in understanding what is commonly referred to as “dry subject” of IPR. Overall, the book aims to provide required information regarding Intellectual Property Rights, focusing on patents, in simple and easily understandable language.

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  • Basic Concepts of Cosmeceutical Sciences

    This book concerns itself with the various facets of cosmeceutical sciences and its regulatory aspects in the Indian scenario. It aims to accommodate the educational needs of students, researchers and physicians in the field of cosmeceutical sciences, and experts in the field of the cosmetic and personal care industry. Further, this book presents itself as a manual for the consumers of cosmeceutical products, since it dwells on the themes of beauty and personal care, anatomy of the skin, and the role of cosmetics therein. An attempt is made here to render scientific details in a lucid and organized manner, and the engaging style of writing lends it to a diverse academic and general readership.

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  • Assessment of Language Development

    The first edition of the ALD was piloted in 2008 and has been used in various clinics and institutes. The ALD was revised and the latest version is designed for use in clinical and educational settings. Few basic differences between the earlier and the present version are the division of each age level into six-month intervals (from zero to six years), an increase in the number of test items per age level, and extension of the tool up to ten years of age. The ALD-MM can be used to assess the language skills in infants and young children. The test items have been chosen to reflect and assess receptive as well as expressive language development. The precursors to language development like attention and vocal development are embedded in the test.

  • Affordable and Effective Drug Delivery (Varanasi to Manipal Research Journey)

    Affordable and Effective Drug Delivery book is a compilation of the research works guided by Dr N Udupa in the area of drug delivery. Over four decades, Dr Udupa has shared his proficiency and expertise to build up, strengthen and widen the knowledge and information about the development and delivery of various therapeutic dosage forms. Research work that he undertook over several years is presented briefly as a compilation of his research activities involving Novel Drug Delivery System, Liposomes, Niosomes, Nutraceuticals, etc. The book will not only inspire many young researchers but, will also be a guiding force to senior researchers in the academia and industry. More than 500 publications with over 5000 citations, about eight patents, half-a-dozen books, and research guidance of over 100 research scholars is a definitive testimony of his exemplary contribution to pharma education and research.

  • Concepts in Occupational Therapy- Understanding Southern Perspectives

    Concepts in Occupational Therapy: Understanding Southern Perspectives attempts to facilitate contextually relevant interpretation and application of core occupational science and occupational therapy concepts from the vantage point of academics in the Global South. With around 30 authors mostly from India and South Africa, the book offers diverse insights into the socioeconomic, cultural and political factors influencing occupational therapy practice in the southern region. It describes the profession?s development in India and South Africa. It elucidates the core skills, values and attitudes essential for practice, and more importantly, discusses the challenges to and opportunities for the profession in the Global South. It provides an integrated view of occupational therapy and is an essential tool for occupational therapists, educators, students, researchers and occupational scientists.

  • Cases in Brand Management and Services Marketing

    This book intends to connect concepts in Brand Management and Services Marketing, through the pedagogy of case method of teaching. The 15 cases, which rigorously followed a symptom-problem- alternatives-solution, frame work are written on the several managerial dilemmas and situations faced by organizational managers, pertaining to areas of Brand Management and Services Marketing; and can be broadly categorized under consumer products and service products. Under consumer products, it covers products such as ? furnishing, personal care, kitchen products, wellness products, food products, magazines, etc. and under service products it includes industries such as ? hospitals, hotels, airline ticketing, banks, event and e-commerce. All the cases focus on situations experienced in brand building, nurturing, and management. The pastures focused in the brand management cases are product development, positioning, segment identification, advertising, costing and pricing products, brand extension, brand equity, brand valuation, etc. and those focused on Services Marketing include: services delivery, process management, service quality, ambience and technology management, customer satisfaction, complaint management, etc. The cases are meant to strengthen the problem identification and problem solving skills of the present and future managers in the two areas.

  • ECG Monitoring and Interpretation-Manual for Nurses

    This book has been written keeping in mind the technological advancements in the field of health care and the services that are demanded by the critical care staff nurses, who indeed one of the front line care givers in the critical care units. In this rapidly changing world, there are many challenges for a critical care nurse as the needs, expectations of the society are increasing, and the nursing care is moved towards the family oriented model from the traditional patient oriented model. A prudent critical care nurse needs to be competent in taking care of the patients. As a vital member of the health care team, the nurse is expected to be responsible and accountable for the outcome of the patient under her/his care.

  • Manipal Manual of Ear Mould Making

    Manipal Manual of Ear Mould Making is a comprehensive workbook of value to students of Audiology & hearing professionals who wish to understand the nuances of this skill that is paramount for optimization of hearing aid fitting. This is a compilation of the authors? years of experience in the deft skills of ear mould making and patient care in Manipal Ear Mould lab. Considerable efforts have gone in to bringing out this manual by incorporating appropriate pictures, stepwise procedures and simple instructions. This manual, besides appraising the readers of the procedure would also assist them in learning the dos and donts picked up out of the authors? clinical experience. This will be a reflection of our ongoing efforts to derive the best out of the rapidly developing technology in the area of hearing impairment.

  • A Concise Textbook of Drug Regulatory Affairs

    This book has 12 chapters covering nearly all the areas of Drug Regulatory Affairs. Various aspects of Drug Regulatory Affairs such as new drug approval procedure, pharmacovigilance, product recall, evolution of drug regulations in the United States of America (USA) and process of drug approval in the USA and European Union, bioequivalence regulations, electronic Common Technical Documents (eCTD), environmental regulations, orphan drugs pharmaceutical pricing and control policy, Pharmacovigilance system in India and the USA, Product Recall, regulations of pharmaceutical drug promotion and Pharmacy Practice regulations are covered in this book. As a whole, the book is a comprehensive reference book on regulatory affairs and will be very useful for the practicing professionals and students alike.