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Personal & public health books

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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

Everything Guide To Lyme Disease by Everything Guide To Lyme Disease


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/11/2017

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: 10/11/2017

Public Health in India Technology, governance and service delivery by Diatha Krishna Sundar Public Health in India Technology, governance and service delivery

Despite rapid advances in modern medicine and state-of-the-art health care services in the private sector, primary health care in India remains inaccessible to a majority of the population. Besides, even policymakers often do not have access to real-time data to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Vaccines What Everyone Needs to Know (R) by Kristen A. (Medical Director and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Med Feemster Vaccines What Everyone Needs to Know (R)
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Immunization is regarded by many as one of the greatest advances in modern civilization. The widespread use of vaccines has led to increases in life expectancy, reductions in the occurrence of childhood diseases, and is generally credited with saving millions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

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: 14/09/2017

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: 06/09/2017

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Negotiating Ageing Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life by Simon (University of Melbourne, Australia, and King's College London, UK) Biggs Negotiating Ageing Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life
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The demographic shift occurring as a result of an ageing international population brings with it the challenge of cultural adaptation as we begin to rethink the purpose of a long life, intergenerational relations, and the social connectedness and value of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/11/2017

The Little Book of Health Simple Steps to a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life by Michael Spira The Little Book of Health Simple Steps to a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life

Good health is the cornerstone of a long and enjoyable life. And the good news is you can easily increase your chances of staying healthy for longer by following some simple steps. Drawing on decades of medical practice, Dr Michael...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

Guns and Suicide An American Epidemic by Michael D. (Nina Bell Suggs Professor of Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi) Anestis Guns and Suicide An American Epidemic
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In Guns and Suicide, Michael Anestis reframes our perspective on gun violence by shifting the focus to suicide. Guns play a uniquely profound role in American suicide, and Anestis explains how they have this effect-not by making otherwise non-suicidal people...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

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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: 06/09/2017

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

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: 01/09/2017

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: 25/08/2017

The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health by Seth J. (Professor, Center for Family Studies, University of Miami) Schwartz The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health
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The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health brings together acculturation theory and methodology with work linking acculturative processes to overall health outcomes. The blending of these two streams of literature is critical to move advances in acculturation theory and research...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

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

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.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/08/2017

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

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: 08/08/2017

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: 04/08/2017

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

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