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Public health & preventive medicine books

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Islam and Health Policies Related to HIV Prevention in Malaysia by Sima Barmania, Michael J. Reiss Islam and Health Policies Related to HIV Prevention in Malaysia
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This salient text presents a culturally aware public health approach to the HIV epidemic in Malaysia, a country emblematic of the Muslim world's response to the crisis. It explores complex interactions of religion with health as a source of coping...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/11/2017

Globalization and Health Inequities in Latin America by Ligia Malagon de Salazar Globalization and Health Inequities in Latin America

This book critically analyses the influence of international policies and guidelines on the performance of interventions aimed at reducing health inequities in Latin America, with special emphasis on health promotion and health in all policies strategies. While the implementation of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/11/2017

Environmental Health Science Recognition, Evaluation, and Control of Chemical Health Hazards by Morton (Professor of Environmental Medicine, NYU School of Medicine) Lippmann, Richard B. (Associate Dean for Acad Schlesinger Environmental Health Science Recognition, Evaluation, and Control of Chemical Health Hazards
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Format: Hardback - Released: 13/11/2017

Dermatology in Public Health Environments A Comprehensive Textbook by Renan Rangel Bonamigo Dermatology in Public Health Environments A Comprehensive Textbook

This book provides a reference guide in the field of dermatology, presenting and discussing its interface with public health.Dermatological diseases are extremely common in populations around the globe, and the systematization of knowledge about these dermatoses and their relationships with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Critical Issues in Healthcare Policy and Politics in the Gulf Cooperation Council States by Ravinder Mamtani Critical Issues in Healthcare Policy and Politics in the Gulf Cooperation Council States

This is the first book to examine challenges in the healthcare sector in the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries (Saudi Arabia, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, and Bahrain). These countries experienced remarkably swift transformations from small fishing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Critical Issues in Healthcare Policy and Politics in the Gulf Cooperation Council States by Ravinder Mamtani Critical Issues in Healthcare Policy and Politics in the Gulf Cooperation Council States

This is the first book to examine challenges in the healthcare sector in the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries (Saudi Arabia, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, and Bahrain). These countries experienced remarkably swift transformations from small fishing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Life Care Planning and Case Management Handbook, Fourth Edition by Debra E. (Life Care Planner, Atlanta, Georgia, USA) Berens Life Care Planning and Case Management Handbook, Fourth Edition
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This book covers the professional roles involved in life care planning, as well as a wide range of disabilities and medical conditions and general issues. Updated throughout, this fourth edition includes new chapters on life care planning for veterans, medical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

AIDS in Pakistan Bureaucracy, Public Goods and NGOs by Ayaz Qureshi AIDS in Pakistan Bureaucracy, Public Goods and NGOs

This book is the first full-length study of HIV/AIDS work in relation to government and NGOs. Based on unparalleled ethnographic access to government bureaucracies and their dealings with NGOs, Qureshi examines how global policies were translated by local actors and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/10/2017

Handbook of Famine, Starvation, and Nutrient Deprivation From Biology to Policy by Victor Preedy Handbook of Famine, Starvation, and Nutrient Deprivation From Biology to Policy

This book addresses the causes and effects of nutrient deficiencies along the cell-to-communities continuum. The book is primarily concerned with a lack or deficiency of one or more micro- or macronutrients in connection with malnutrition, under nutrition, and starvation. Embedded...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/10/2017

Health Care Politics, Policy, and Services A Social Justice Analysis by Gunnar Almgren Health Care Politics, Policy, and Services A Social Justice Analysis

Helps readers understand and critically assess the US health care system and policies. With a focus on the prevalence of disparities in health and health care, the book reviews the historical evolution and organisation of the American health care system.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Healthcare and Big Data Management by Bairong Shen Healthcare and Big Data Management

The book addresses the interplay of healthcare and big data management. Thanks to major advances in big data technologies and precision medicine, healthcare is now becoming the new frontier for both scientific research and economic development. This volume covers a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Community-Based Participatory Research for Health Advancing Social and Health Equity by John G. Oetzel, Meredith Minkler Community-Based Participatory Research for Health Advancing Social and Health Equity
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The definitive guide to CBPR concepts and practice, updated and expanded Community-Based Participatory Research for Health: Advancing Health and Social Equity provides a comprehensive reference for this rapidly growing field in participatory and community-engaged research.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2017

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The Skilled Helper by Gerard (Professor Emeritus, Loyola University of Chicago) Egan The Skilled Helper
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Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

An Introduction to Global Health Delivery by Joia S. (Associate Professor of Medicine and Global Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School) Mukherjee An Introduction to Global Health Delivery
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Format: Paperback - Released: 22/12/2017

Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health Translating Science to Practice by Ross C. (Bernard Becker Professor of Public Health, Brown School of Social Work and School of Medicine, Washington Un Brownson Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health Translating Science to Practice
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The definitive work in D&I research - now completely updated and expanded DISSEMINATION AND IMPLEMENTATION RESEARCH IN HEALTH is a practical guide to making research more consequential, a collection assembled and written by today's leading D&I researchers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/12/2017

Geopolitics in Health Confronting Obesity, AIDS, and Tuberculosis in the Emerging BRICS Economies by Eduardo J. Gomez Geopolitics in Health Confronting Obesity, AIDS, and Tuberculosis in the Emerging BRICS Economies

The first book of its kind to conduct an in-depth comparative historical analysis of how the BRICS deal with public health threats, this pathbreaking text demonstrates the value of positive geopolitical positioning and strong partnerships with other governments, nongovernmental organizations,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/01/2018

Systematic Reviews in Health Research by Matthias Egger Systematic Reviews in Health Research


Format: Hardback - Released: 12/01/2018

Not Quite a Cancer Vaccine Selling HPV and Cervical Cancer by Samantha D. Gottlieb Not Quite a Cancer Vaccine Selling HPV and Cervical Cancer

Medical anthropologist S.D. Gottlieb explores how the vaccine Gardasil - developed against the most common sexually-transmitted infection, human papillomavirus (HPV) - was marketed primarily as a cervical cancer vaccine. Gardasil quickly became implicated in two pre-existing debates - about adolescent...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2018

Not Quite a Cancer Vaccine Selling HPV and Cervical Cancer by Samantha D. Gottlieb Not Quite a Cancer Vaccine Selling HPV and Cervical Cancer

Medical anthropologist S.D. Gottlieb explores how the vaccine Gardasil - developed against the most common sexually-transmitted infection, human papillomavirus (HPV) - was marketed primarily as a cervical cancer vaccine. Gardasil quickly became implicated in two pre-existing debates - about adolescent...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/01/2018

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Domestic Violence and Health Care in India Policy and Practice by Meerambika Mahapatro Domestic Violence and Health Care in India Policy and Practice

This book discusses health care issues related to domestic violence, using extensive case studies from India.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/10/2017

A History of Health & Fitness: Implications for Policy Today by Roy J. Shephard A History of Health & Fitness: Implications for Policy Today

This book provides a unique and succinct account of the history of health and fitness, responding to the growing recognition of physicians, policy makers and the general public that exercise is the most potent form of medicine available to humankind.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

The Social Determinants of Health in India Concepts, Processes, and Indicators by Devaki Nambiar The Social Determinants of Health in India Concepts, Processes, and Indicators

Drawing from the work of academics and practitioners from ten states across the country, this edited volume showcases and synthesises the diversity and richness of efforts to understand and act on the social determinants of health in India, the conditions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Social determinants of health An interdisciplinary approach to social inequality and wellbeing by Adrian Bonner Social determinants of health An interdisciplinary approach to social inequality and wellbeing

Based on the `rainbow model' of the social determinants of health, this book examines the key factors which can lead to poor quality of life, homelessness and reduced mortality.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Underlying Standards that Support Population Health Improvement by Laura (Health Informatics and Standards Specialist, Canada) Bright Underlying Standards that Support Population Health Improvement
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This book highlights success stories and challenges to implementing health IT standards. The narrative of each chapter demonstrates how standards further interoperable health data exchange, especially in the service of advancing tools to monitor population health. These are critical stories...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Personal Health by Michele Kiely, Meredith Manze, Chris Palmedo Personal Health
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Personal Health: A Population Perspective, will engage your students in understanding relevant personal health issues, set within a broader population health framework. Unlike other Personal Health texts, this book will combine information about individual health, including topics of great interest...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Handbook of Primary Care Ethics by Andrew (BSc (Hons) MA MBBS DCH MRCGP DPMSA PhD PgDipLATHE SFHEA) Papanikitas, John (Health Education South London, Unit Spicer Handbook of Primary Care Ethics
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With chapters revolving around practical issues and real-world contexts, this Handbook offers much-needed insights? into the ethics of primary healthcare. An international set of contributors from a broad range of areas in ethics and practice address a challenging array of?...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Handbook of Primary Care Ethics by Andrew (BSc (Hons) MA MBBS DCH MRCGP DPMSA PhD PgDipLATHE SFHEA) Papanikitas, John (Health Education South London, Unit Spicer Handbook of Primary Care Ethics
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This enterprising collection spans the breadth of primary care in multiple ways. Contributions from general practitioners, philosophers, nurses, physiotherapists, dentists, health economists, educationalists, patients and others reflect the rich variety that makes up primary care. Authors embrace the uncertainty inherent...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

Public Health Research Methods for Partnerships and Practice by Melody S. Goodman Public Health Research Methods for Partnerships and Practice

Translating research into practice involves creating interventions that are relevant to improving the lives of a target population. Community engaged research has emerged as an evidence-based approach to better address the complex issues that affect the health of marginalized populations....
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Adherence to Medical Plans for an Active & Healthy Ageing by Elisio Costa Adherence to Medical Plans for an Active & Healthy Ageing


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health by Roger (Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA) Detels Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health
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Sixth edition of the hugely successful, internationally recognised textbook on global public health and epidemiology comprehensively covering the scope, methods, and practice of the discipline.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

What's In, What's Out Designing Benefits for Universal Health Coverage by Amanda Glassman What's In, What's Out Designing Benefits for Universal Health Coverage


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2017

Visualizing Mortality Dynamics in the Lexis Diagram by Roland Rau, Christina Bohk-Ewald, Magdalena M. Muszynska, James W. Vaupel Visualizing Mortality Dynamics in the Lexis Diagram
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This book visualizes mortality dynamics in the Lexis diagram. Besides maps for single countries, the book includes maps on the dynamics of selected causes of death in the United States, such as cardiovascular diseases or lung cancer.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Sport and Health Exploring the Current State of Play by Daniel Parnell Sport and Health Exploring the Current State of Play

It is a common assumption that sport is good for us and that participation in sport embodies public health benefits. With sport being increasingly used to deliver public health interventions worldwide, this book critically examines the rationale and evidence for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Public Health Intelligence and the Internet by Afsaneh Sha'ban-Nejad Public Health Intelligence and the Internet

The edited volume contains extended and revised versions of selected papers presented at the International World Wide Web and Population Health Intelligence (W3PHI) workshop series along with some invited chapters and presents an overview of the issues, challenges, and potentials...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

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