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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 168.00
Public-private partnerships are increasingly advocated to alleviate deficiencies in the public health system as well as to reduce economic stress on those who seek services from an expensive, burgeoning and unregulated private health sector. Focusing on India, this book examines how the private sector in developing countries is tapped to deliver health... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2008; US$ 94.95
Examines the critical decisions that must be made to successfully transition from basic to clinical science. This book also provides insight on biomarker development in early phase clinical trials, integrates genomic and clinical databases for the establishment of medical predictive models in various diseases. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95
This lively, introductory text provides students and health practitioners with the foundations of a sociological understanding of health issues. Written for anyone who is interested in health and disease in contemporary global society, this book engages the reader to act upon their occupational and moral responsibilities. It explains the key sociological... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 82.95
Achieving Cultural Competency: A Case-Based Approach to Training Health Professionals provides the necessary tools to meet the ever-growing need for culturally competent practitioners and trainees. Twenty-five self-study cases cover a variety of medical topics, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurology, oncology, hematology, immunology, and... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 57.00
` A Sociology of Health charts a way forward for a medical sociology that can make a positive contribution to medical practice and health policy' - Dr Michael Fitzpatrick, East London GP and author of The Tyranny of Health A Sociology of Health offers an authoritative and up-to-date introduction to the key issues, perspectives and debates... more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99
The last 10 years have seen a resurgence in interest and research around inequalities in the health sector. While a disproportionate share of the new research has focused on measuring inequality in the health sector, work is emerging on how to understand the causes of inequality and on identifying successful approaches for tackling the problem. This... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 96.00
Presents a political economic history of the three and a half century rivalry between competing health care systems in Senegambia. This work focuses on the historical agency manifested in indigenous populations and its contemporary applications. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 28.99
Unequal Health asks why some individuals are living longer and enjoying better health than others. By considering popular beliefs about the relevance of such factors as sex, race, poverty, and health habits, Grace Budrys moves beyond factors that receive a great deal of media attention-such as smoking, diet, exercise, and even genetic inheritance-and... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 45.00
Health, Medicine, and Society in Victorian England is a human story of medicine in 19th-century England. ItÕs a story of how a diverse and competitive assortment of apothecary apprentices, surgeons who learned their trade by doing, and physicians schooled in ancient Greek medicine but lacking in any actual experience with patients, was gradually... more...