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- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 45.00
An authoritative, evidence-based overview of the health needs of people with intellectual disabilities and how to manage these needs appropriately. more...
- Left Coast Press 2013; US$ 94.00
Drug users are typically portrayed as worthless slackers, burdens on society, and just plain useless—culturally, morally, and economically. By contrast, this book argues that the social construction of some people as useless is in fact extremely useful to other people. Leading medical anthropologists Merrill Singer and J. Bryan Page analyze... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 79.95
The social responsibilities of museums is an emerging topic in the sector. Access, education and heritage studies form part of a wider social intervention to meet the needs of the community locally and nationally, in a holistic and inclusive way. This book looks at a future where the health and well-being of communities is enhanced by the development... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 90.00
Choice Outstanding Academic Title! 4 Stars - Doody's!. Praise for the Third Edition:. "This work will be one that students and clinicians keep on their shelves as the gold-standard reference for health behavior change. Summing up: Essential". --Choice. Substantially revised to reflect current trends in the field of health behavior change,... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
African veterinary medical knowledge remains largely unrecorded and this book makes an important contribution in capturing its diversity, with significant implications for effective animal treatments. Examining the relationship of local knowledge about livestock disease to scientific knowledge, the authors discuss the changing approaches in South Africa,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 45.00
Promising Care: How We Can Rescue Health Care by Improving It collects 16 speeches given over a period of 10 years by Donald M. Berwick, an internationally acclaimed champion of health care improvement throughout the course of his long and storied career as a physician, health care educator and policy expert, leader of the Institute for Healthcare... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Classrooms and Clinics is the first book-length assessment of the development of public school health policies from the late nineteenth century through the early years of the Great Depression. Richard A. Meckel examines the efforts of early twentieth-century child health care advocates and reformers to utilize urban schools to deliver health... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 65.00
Tools for Teaching Comprehensive Human Sexuality Education gives educators a hands-on resource filled with interactive activities to engage students' thinking and skill development, both in and out of the classroom. The book contains ready-to-use lesson plans referencing both the National Sexuality Education Standards and the National... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00
The Fourth Edition of Changing the U.S. Health Care System addresses the key topics in health care policy and management, presenting evidence-based views of current issues. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field who integrates evidence to explain the current condition and presents support for needed change. The book examines all the... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 74.99
Over the past four decades, the prevalence of autism, asthma, ADHD, obesity, diabetes, and birth defects have grown substantially among children around the world. Not coincidentally, more than 80,000 new chemicals have been developed and released into the global environment during this same period. Today the World Health Organization attributes 36%... more...