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Personal & public health books

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Self-Tracking, Health and Medicine Sociological Perspectives by Deborah (University of Canberra, Australia) Lupton Self-Tracking, Health and Medicine Sociological Perspectives
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Self-tracking practices are part of many health and medical domains. The introduction of digital technologies such as smartphones, tablet computers, apps, social media platforms, dedicated patient support sites and wireless devices for medical monitoring has contributed to the expansion of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

The Aesthetic Experience of Dying The Dance to Death by Veronica M. F. Adamson The Aesthetic Experience of Dying The Dance to Death

Structured around a personal account of the illness and death of the author's partner, Jane, this book explores how something hard to bear became a threshold to a world of insight and discovery. Drawing on German Idealism and Jane's own...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

The Aesthetic Experience of Dying The Dance to Death by Veronica M. F. Adamson The Aesthetic Experience of Dying The Dance to Death

Structured around a personal account of the illness and death of the author's partner, Jane, this book explores how something hard to bear became a threshold to a world of insight and discovery. Drawing on German Idealism and Jane's own...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2017

Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities by Patrick (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) Brown Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities
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Setting out to challenge various common assumptions in risk research, this collection explores how uncertainty is handled in a range of social contexts across the globe. Social science research often emphasises the salience of risk and uncertainty for grasping the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Negotiating the Emotional Challenges of Conducting Deeply Personal Research in Health by Alexandra  Xan  C.H. (Florida State University, College of Medicine, Tallahassee, USA) Nowakowski Negotiating the Emotional Challenges of Conducting Deeply Personal Research in Health
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Public health researchers and clinicians regularly work with people who have suffered physical and mental trauma. Knowing how to conduct a study or treat a patient while navigating deep emotional issues requires special skills and overall awareness of how trauma...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Reading the Psychosomatic in Medical and Popular Culture Something. Nothing. Everything by Carol-Ann Farkas Reading the Psychosomatic in Medical and Popular Culture Something. Nothing. Everything

Pain. Chronic digestive symptoms. Poor sleep. Neuropathy. Sensory disturbances. Fatigue. Panic. Constant illness and discomfort. Frequent difficulty coping with work, school, relationships. Despite the common experience of being told that it's all in their heads, that they're just making themselves...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Insight into Acquired Brain Injury Factors for Feeling and Faring Better by Christine Durham, Paul Ramcharan Insight into Acquired Brain Injury Factors for Feeling and Faring Better
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This book offers an empowering approach to working with people with an acquired brain injury (ABI) based upon the views and perspectives of people with ABI themselves. Drawing upon Christine Durham's own ABI experience and Paul Ramcharan's engagement in disability...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

Principles in Health Economics and Policy by Jan Abel (Professor of Health Economics and Chair, Health Services Research Unit, Institute of Community Medicine, Unive Olsen Principles in Health Economics and Policy
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A concise introduction to health economics and its application to health policy for students and health professional with no background in economics. Introduces the subject of economics, explains the fundamental failures in the market for health care, and discusses the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health by Seth J. Schwartz The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health

The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health expertly brings together two very distinct, but complementary, streams of work and thought: theoretical and methodological work on acculturation, and the applied work linking acculturation to various health outcomes among international migrants and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

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Organisation Development in Health Care Strategic Issues in Health Care Management by Huw T. O. Davies, Mo Malek Organisation Development in Health Care Strategic Issues in Health Care Management
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This title was first published in 2002: Health systems across the globe face similar problems: controlling costs while maintaining or improving health care quality and access. Notwithstanding the unprecedented health system reforms of the past decades, many outstanding problems remain...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Case Studies in Public Health by Theodore H. (Braun School of Public Health, Hebrew University-Hadassah, Hadassah Ein Karem, Jerusalem, Israel) Tulchinsky Case Studies in Public Health
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Case Studies in Public Health contains selected case studies of some of the most important and influential moments in medicine and epidemiology. The cases chosen for this collection represent a wide array of public health issues that go into the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/10/2017

Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health Critical Perspectives by Symeon (University of East London, UK) Dagkas Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health Critical Perspectives
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The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are failing to follow health advice, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/11/2017

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Systems Theory and the Sociology of Health and Illness Observing Healthcare by Morten Knudsen Systems Theory and the Sociology of Health and Illness Observing Healthcare

Modern societies and organizations are characterized by multiple kinds of observations, systems, or rationalities, rather than singular identities and clear hierarchies. This holds true for healthcare where we find a range of different perspectives - from medicine to education, from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

Global Perspectives on Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health Across the Lifecourse by Shonali Choudhury Global Perspectives on Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health Across the Lifecourse

This expansive survey spotlights pervasive issues affecting girls' and women's sexual and reproductive health across the lifecourse. Research from diverse countries around the world analyzes the complex relationships among biological, psychological, sociocultural, and economic issues-particularly in terms of inequities-as they...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/08/2017

Health Inequities in India A Synthesis of Recent Evidence by Ravindran T. K. Sundari Health Inequities in India A Synthesis of Recent Evidence

This timely contribution to the global literature on health inequities approaches the subject through a synthesis and analysis of relevant published literature on India. Amongst the BRICS countries, India ranks the lowest in the gender-gap index and has the highest...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/08/2017

Digital Technologies and Generational Identity ICT Usage Across the Life Course by Sakari (University of Jyvaskyla, Finland) Taipale Digital Technologies and Generational Identity ICT Usage Across the Life Course
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The short lifetime of digital technologies means that generational identities are difficult to establish around any particular technologies let alone around more far-reaching socio-technological 'revolutions'. Examining the consumption and use of digital technologies throughout the stages of human development, this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

British pharmacopoeia 2018 [complete edition - print + download + online access] by British Pharmacopoeia Commission British pharmacopoeia 2018 [complete edition - print + download + online access]


Format: Mixed media product - Released: 01/08/2017

Connected Objects in Health Risks, Uses and Perspectives by Laure (Consultant, France.) Beyala Connected Objects in Health Risks, Uses and Perspectives
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Connected objects today present a range of opportunities in medicine. We live in a new digital era where the monitoring and analysis of one's own health information no longer belongs solely to the realm of science fiction. The success of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Health and Wellbeing in Childhood by Susanne (Goteborgs Universitet, Sweden) Garvis Health and Wellbeing in Childhood
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Health and Wellbeing in Childhood, 2nd edition provides a comprehensive foundation in health and wellbeing education from birth to twelve years.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

Methodologies for the Rhetoric of Health and Medicine by Lisa Meloncon Methodologies for the Rhetoric of Health and Medicine

This volume charts new methodological territories for rhetorical studies and the emerging field of the rhetoric of health and medicine. In offering an expanded, behind-the-scenes view of rhetorical methodologies, it advances the larger goal of differentiating the rhetoric of health...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2017

Methodologies for the Rhetoric of Health and Medicine by Lisa Meloncon Methodologies for the Rhetoric of Health and Medicine

This volume charts new methodological territories for rhetorical studies and the emerging field of the rhetoric of health and medicine. In offering an expanded, behind-the-scenes view of rhetorical methodologies, it advances the larger goal of differentiating the rhetoric of health...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

British pharmacopoeia 2018 [print edition] by British Pharmacopoeia Commission British pharmacopoeia 2018 [print edition]


Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Intellectual Disability and Being Human A Care Ethics Model by Chrissie (Aston University; Anglia Ruskin University, UK) Rogers Intellectual Disability and Being Human A Care Ethics Model
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Intellectual disability is often overlooked within mainstream disability studies, and theories developed about disability and physical impairment may not always be appropriate when thinking about intellectual (or learning) disability. This pioneering book, in considering intellectually disabled people's lives, sets out...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Healthier Fifty Thoughts on the Foundations of Population Health by Sandro (Robert A. Knox Professor and Dean, School of Public Health, Boston University) Galea Healthier Fifty Thoughts on the Foundations of Population Health
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Fifty essays on the state of population health from a vanguard voice in the field Healthier is both an affirmation and an essential summary of the current challenges and opportunities for those working in and around the improvement of population...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/07/2017

Physical Activity in Diverse Populations Evidence and practice by Melissa (Pennsylvania State University, US) Bopp Physical Activity in Diverse Populations Evidence and practice
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The health benefits associated with regular physical activity are now widely recognized. This book examines how social determinants such as race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation and disability can impact on physical activity and its associated health outcomes. It explores...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

Budget-Impact Analysis of Health Care Interventions A Practical Guide by Josephine Mauskopf, Stephanie R. Earnshaw, Anita Brogan, Sorrel Wolowacz Budget-Impact Analysis of Health Care Interventions A Practical Guide
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The first of its kind for budget-impact analysis, this comprehensive guide provides clear and concise instructions for evaluating the impact that new pharmaceuticals will have on the budget for a specific jurisdiction. The book demonstrates how to create a budget-impact...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/07/2017

Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine by Jon (University of Technology Sydney, Australia) Adams Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine
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Complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) has become big business internationally in particular with regards to a range of women's health issues. With this context in mind, this book constitutes a valuable and timely resource for those looking to understand, initiate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2017

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