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- Springer 2010; US$ 29.95
In una statistica comparsa qualche anno fa su un autorevole giornale di cardiologia sperimentale, il numero di errori di ortografia e sintassi nei manoscritti sottomessi per pubblicazione veniva messo a confronto per i vari paesi. Chi c era in testa alla classifica per frequenza di errori (e in coda alla classifica della frequenza di accettazione)?... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 64.99
We are told that 'work is good for us' and that ill health is caused by 'individual lifestyles'. Drawing on research from public health, social policy, epidemiology, geography and political science, this evidence-based inter-disciplinary book firmly challenges these contemporary orthodoxies. It systematically demonstrates that work... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 21.87
Hauptbeschreibung Der Forschungsbericht kommentiert die kaum noch überschaubare Literatur zu Medizin und Nationalsozialismus. In knappen Strichen werden die Wege der wissenschaftlichen Annäherung an diesen Themenkomplex nachgezeichnet und Meilensteine, aber auch Desiderate der Forschung benannt. Zentrale Themen sind die NS-Gesundheitspolitik und... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 26.95
In Diagnosis, Therapy, and Evidence , Gerald N. Grob and Allan V. Horwitz employ historical and contemporary data and case studies, combining into one book a variety of medical and psychiatric conditions. They utilize case studies and examine tonsillectomy, cancer, heart disease, PTSD, anxiety, and depression, and identify differences between... more...
- Marion Boyars 1976; US$ 17.49
'The medical establishment has become a major threat to health'. So begins Ivan Illich's spirited and reasoned attack upon the mythic prestige of contemporary medicines, examining the customs and rituals conducted by the medical profession. Relentlessly and with full documentation taken from recognized medical sources Illich proves the impotence... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00
Introducing Global Health: Practice, Policy, and Solutions is a contemporary overview of the major issues in global public health. The book explores how population health might be maximized with the right blend of health system, education, antipoverty, infectious disease, urban development, governance, and incentive-based policies. It covers... more...
- SAGE India 2012; US$ 60.00
Maternal and child health indicators have remained poor in India, with various factors contributing to continued mortality and morbidity. Communication strategies play a powerful role in addressing the barriers to, and shaping demand for, the adoption of preventive health practices. Based on an in-depth study, Shaping Demand and Practices to Improve... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The 1980 Black Report by Sir Douglas Black has kept health inequalities at the forefront of the public health agenda. This volume explores the history and development of studies and concern over health inequalities especially in relation to the 1980 report. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 36.99
Since the appearance of Waitzkin's The Second Sickness , a landmark book of the 1980s, American medicine has been dramatically transformed. Waitzkin's earlier edition used qualitative research to take readers inside the "black box" of medical decision making. This new, fully updated and expanded edition retains the earlier edition's vivid approach... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.00
Becoming a caregiver is increasingly an inevitable experience for many people and, therefore, a likely life transition. Drawing on research and personal experiences of working with family caregivers, this book examines a range of family caregiving situations from across the life course. It seeks to capture the dynamics of caregiving in a number of... more...