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Public health & preventive medicine books

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Health & Freedom in the Balance Exploring the Tensions Among Public Health, Individual Liberty, & Governmental Authority by Molly Dorsey Health & Freedom in the Balance Exploring the Tensions Among Public Health, Individual Liberty, & Governmental Authority


Format: Hardback - Released: 10/09/2017

Community Pharmacy An International Comparison by Hiroshi Okada Community Pharmacy An International Comparison


Format: Paperback - Released: 10/09/2017

Health Promotion in Disease Outbreaks and Health Emergencies by Glenn Laverack Health Promotion in Disease Outbreaks and Health Emergencies

The book is exceptionally timely and will be of interest to many professionals, students and academics. I am not aware of any other book that covers this important topic. Glenn Laverack brings credibility and kudos having direct experience of health...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

Health Promotion in Disease Outbreaks and Health Emergencies by Glenn Laverack Health Promotion in Disease Outbreaks and Health Emergencies

The book is exceptionally timely and will be of interest to many professionals, students and academics. I am not aware of any other book that covers this important topic. Glenn Laverack brings credibility and kudos having direct experience of health...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2017

Global Health Experiential Education From Theory to Practice by Akshaya Neil Arya Global Health Experiential Education From Theory to Practice

This book presents best practices for ethical and safe international health elective experiences for trainees, and the educational competencies and evaluation techniques that make them valuable. It includes commentaries, discussions, and descriptions of new global health education guidelines, reviews of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

Banking on Health The World Bank and Health Sector Reform in Latin America by Shiri Noy Banking on Health The World Bank and Health Sector Reform in Latin America

This book addresses the puzzle of why the World Bank was unable to effect sweeping neoliberal health reforms in Latin America from the 1980s onward. Through the use of quantitative regional data together with interview and archival data collected during...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Private Guns, Public Health by David Hemenway Private Guns, Public Health

Reveals the advantages of treating gun violence as a consumer safety and public health problem - an approach that emphasizes prevention over punishment and that has successfully reduced the rates of injury and death from infectious disease, car accidents, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

Donaldsons' Essential Public Health by Sir Liam J. Donaldson, Paul Rutter Donaldsons' Essential Public Health
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First published to broad acclaim in the early 1980s, today Donaldsons' Essential Public Health is widely adopted as the standard text for public health students and practitioners across a range of disciplines. The text brings together, in one volume, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Public Health Perspectives on Depressive Disorders by Neal L. Cohen Public Health Perspectives on Depressive Disorders

The third and longest part addresses the vulnerability of diverse groups to depressive illness and underscore best practices to mitigate risk while improving both the preventive and therapeutic armamentaria.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/08/2017

Public Health Perspectives on Depressive Disorders by Neal L. Cohen Public Health Perspectives on Depressive Disorders

The third and longest part addresses the vulnerability of diverse groups to depressive illness and underscore best practices to mitigate risk while improving both the preventive and therapeutic armamentaria.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/08/2017

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Structural Dynamics of HIV Risk, Resilience and Response by Deanna Kerrigan Structural Dynamics of HIV Risk, Resilience and Response

This book examines the structural dynamics of HIV among populations at heightened vulnerability to infection as the result of stigma, discrimination and marginalization. It first examines how the socio-structural context shapes HIV risk and how affected populations and national governments...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

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

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: 28/09/2017

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: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2017

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: 06/10/2017

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

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: 12/10/2017

Notable Names in General Practice by Neil (General Practitioner, United Kingdom) Metcalfe Notable Names in General Practice
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This fascinating book presents 100 biographies of key figures in the development of the specialty of General Practice and how their successes, and occasional failures, have influenced the practice we see today. Organized under key themes, the reader will gain...
Format: Hardback - 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

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

100 Notable Names from General Practice by Neil Metcalfe 100 Notable Names from General Practice

This fascinating book presents 100 biographies of key figures in the development of the specialty of General Practice and how their successes, and occasional failures, have influenced the practice we see today. Organized under key themes, the reader will gain...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Cultural Competence in Health A Review of the Evidence by Crystal Jongen, Janya McCalman, Roxanne Bainbridge, Anton Clifford Cultural Competence in Health A Review of the Evidence
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This resource supports evidence-informed approaches to improving the cultural competence of health service delivery. Cultural competence is critical to reducing health disparities and has become a popular concept in these countries for improving access to high-quality, respectful and responsive health...
Format: Paperback - 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

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: 22/10/2017

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 third edition of Community-Based Participatory Research for Health provides the latest research and practice of community-based participatory research (CBPR) and community-engaged research.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Handbook of Life Course Health Development by Neal Halfon Handbook of Life Course Health Development

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.? This handbook synthesizes and analyzes the growing knowledge base on life course health development (LCHD) from the prenatal period through emerging adulthood, with implications for clinical practice and public...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2017

Food Systems and Health by Sara Shostak Food Systems and Health

Volume 18 of Advances in Medical Sociology brings cutting-edge sociological research to bear on these multiple dimensions of food systems and their impacts on individual and population health. This volume highlights how food systems matter for health policy, health politics,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Nursing: Health Education and Improving Patient Self-Management by Barbara Sassen Nursing: Health Education and Improving Patient Self-Management

Describing advances in health education and patients self-management, this book addresses such questions as: How to motivate patients to adopt a healthier lifestyle, and how to support them? It focuses on such issues as the increase in chronic health problems,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Advances in Health & Disease Volume 1 by Lowell T. Duncan Advances in Health & Disease Volume 1


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Denial How Refusing to Face the Facts about Our Autism Epidemic Hurts Children, Families, and Our Future by Mark Blaxill, Dan Olmsted Denial How Refusing to Face the Facts about Our Autism Epidemic Hurts Children, Families, and Our Future
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A powerful response to a dangerous myth about autism.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2017

HIV/AIDS in Rural Communities Research, Education, and Advocacy by Fayth M. Parks HIV/AIDS in Rural Communities Research, Education, and Advocacy

Reviewing the experience and treatment of HIV/AIDS in rural America at clinical, care system, community and individual levels, this book explores rural HIV-related phenomena within healthcare contexts (physician shortages, treatment disparities) and the social environment (stigma, the opioid epidemic), and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/07/2017

Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health Second International Conference, ICT4AWE 2016, Rome, Italy, April 21-22, 2016, Revised Selected Papers by Carsten Rocker Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health Second International Conference, ICT4AWE 2016, Rome, Italy, April 21-22, 2016, Revised Selected Papers

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the International Conference on Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health, ICT4AWE 2016, held in Rome, Italy, in April 2016. The 8 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 39...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/07/2017

Impact of Market Forces on Addictive Substances and Behaviours The web of influence of addictive industries by David (Professor of Sociology, Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, UK) Miller, Claire (Progr Harkins Impact of Market Forces on Addictive Substances and Behaviours The web of influence of addictive industries
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First-hand account of the current state of addiction governance in Europe, utilising a unique dataset of corporate memberships and networks across the EU to document the overall architecture of corporate political activity and the role addictive substance and behaviour-producing industries...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/07/2017

Mental Health Economics The Costs and Benefits of Psychiatric Care by Denise Razzouk Mental Health Economics The Costs and Benefits of Psychiatric Care

The main objective of this work is to provide a book with high quality content that becomes a reference and support for graduate course (Mental Health, Public Health and Epidemiology) and for research in the domain of health economics applied...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/07/2017

Board Review in Preventive Medicine and Public Health by Gregory (Urgent Care Physician, Centra Care, Tampa, FL, USA Faculty Instructor (part-time), Lake Erie College of Osteo Schwaid Board Review in Preventive Medicine and Public Health
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Board Review in Preventive Medicine and Public Health prepares physicians for their initial and recertification board exams in the related specialties of preventive, occupational and aerospace medicine. Formatted in a question and answer based style that imitates material on specialty...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

Patient Safety Survival Guide: Why Patients and Providers Must Protect Themselves by Gretchen Lefever Watson Patient Safety Survival Guide: Why Patients and Providers Must Protect Themselves

Patient Safety Survival Guide: Why Patients and Providers Must Protect Themselves offers an heartening perspective on the patient safety crisis by an internationally renowned psychologist and health researcher, Dr Gretchen LeFever Watson. Each year, hundreds of thousands of American hospital...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

Patient Safety Survival Guide: Why Patients and Providers Must Protect Themselves by Gretchen Lefever Watson Patient Safety Survival Guide: Why Patients and Providers Must Protect Themselves

Patient Safety Survival Guide: Why Patients and Providers Must Protect Themselves offers an heartening perspective on the patient safety crisis by an internationally renowned psychologist and health researcher, Dr Gretchen LeFever Watson. Each year, hundreds of thousands of American hospital...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Revitalizing Health for All Case Studies of the Struggle for Comprehensive Primary Health Care by International Development Research Centre Revitalizing Health for All Case Studies of the Struggle for Comprehensive Primary Health Care

Revitalizing Health for All examines thirteen cases of efforts to implement CPHC reforms from around the globe including Australia, Brazil, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, South Africa, and more.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Translation and Health Risk Knowledge Building in China by Meng Ji Translation and Health Risk Knowledge Building in China

This pivot considers the dissemination of public health terms in Chinese scientific research and printed media. Bringing together quantitative and qualitative analysis from corpus linguistics, translation studies, contrastive linguistics to bear on the study of specialised public health translation, it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions by Tammy Hoffmann, Sally, MS Bennett, Christopher Del Mar Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions
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Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

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