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  • Evidence of Harmby David Kirby

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 20.99

    In the 1990s reported autism cases among American children began spiking, from about 1 in 10,000 in 1987 to a shocking 1 in 166 today. This trend coincided with the addition of several new shots to the nation's already crowded vaccination schedule, grouped together and given soon after birth or in the early months of infancy. Most of these shots... more...

  • The Status Syndromeby Michael Marmot

    Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 19.99

    Based on decades of his own research, a pioneering epidemiologist reveals the surprising factors behind who lives longer and why You probably didn't realize that when you graduated from college you increased your lifespan, or that your co-worker who has a master's degree is more likely to live a longer and healthier life. Seemingly small social... more...

  • Overcoming Addictionby Howard J. Shaffer; Harvard Health Publications; Harvard Medical School

    Harvard Health Publications 2008; US$ 18.00

    The well-established “stages of change” model for addressing problematic health behaviors is widely applied in addiction treatment programs. According to this model, behavior change rarely occurs in a blinding flash. Instead, people are more likely to journey through several phases before attaining their goal. more...

  • Personalized Medicine Revolutionby Pieter Cullis; Angeli Mehta

    Saraband 2015; US$ 11.65

    Adverse reactions to medical drugs cause thousands of deaths in the UK every year. Statins, aspirin and other drugs are taken en masse, whether they help or harm. Our one-size-fits-all approach to medicine is primitive. Who we are ? our age, gender, size, ethnic group, environmental conditions, our very individuality ? matters to our health. Shouldn?t... more...

  • Trust in Health Care Organizations, Volume 20, Issue 5by Michael Calnan; Rosemary Rowe

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    This e-book examines the notion of trust in a healthcare setting - from the micro level of trust between an individual patient and clinician, between one clinician and another, or between a clinician and a manager; to the macro level which includes patient and public trust in clinicians and managers, healthcare organizations or healthcare systems in... more...

  • Human Resources for Health in Europeby Carl-Ardy Dubois; Ellen Nolte; Martin McKee

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 55.00

    Health service human resources are key determinants of health service performance. The human resource is the largest and most expensive input into health care, yet it can be the most challenging to develop. This book examines some of the major challenges facing health care professions in Europe and the potential responses to these challenges. The book... more...

  • Managing health servicesby Nick Goodwin; Reinhold Gruen; Valerie Iles

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 47.00

    Health care systems are highly complex and dynamic. Different systems around the world vary in the way services are managed yet, regardless of these differences, the need for effective managers and managerial leaders is essential in allowing organizations or professionals to achieve specific goals. This book provides an understanding of the concepts... more...

  • Healthcare Facilities Managementby Emerald Group

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 100.00

    Maintenance management of healthcare facilities is a complex subject which has gradually matured to become an established research and development topic. Use this Briefing to find out about strategies for action, how to manage risks and also the central themes in the development of a healthcare facilities management model. more...

  • Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Sime Darbyby Josef Woodman

    Healthy Travel Media 2012; US$ 0.99

    IN AN AREA ONCE HOME TO AN OIL PALM PLANTATION CALLED SEAFIELD ESTATE that was nestled in Selangor, Malaysia?s Klang Valley, Subang Jaya has matured rapidly into a modern community with plenty of amenities including schools, public transportation, a fully integrated high speed broadband Internet service network, large retail anchor stores, and vibrant... more...

  • The Night Shiftby

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 13.99

    In The Night Shift , Dr. Brian Goldman shares his experiences in the witching hours at Mount Sinai Hospital in downtown Toronto. We meet the kinds of patients who walk into an E.R. after midnight: late-night revellers injured on their way home after last call, teens assaulted in the streets by other teens and a woman who punches another woman out... more...