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  • Evolution of Preventive Medicine (Routledge Revivals)by Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1927, this book provides a complete study of the beginnings and early development of preventive medicine. It looks at the subject?s underlying principles and discusses the prominent writers of the past. Topics cover infection, plague, science and medicine, poverty and preventive medicine and the prevention of cholera, amongst others.... more...

  • Fallsby Adam Darowski

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 21.99

    Many people see falling as an inevitable part of growing older, and falls can result in serious injuries. As we age, deterioration in our ability to maintain balance, underlying illnesses, or disabilities can result in falls. Currently, one in eight patients in hospital are admitted due to a fall, and 50% of people over 80 years old fall every year.It... more...

  • Gesundheitsmonitor 2011by Jan Böcken; Bernard Braun; Uwe Reipschläger

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2012; US$ 0.94

    Wie sieht der Versorgungsalltag der deutschen Bevölkerung aus? Welche Defizite erleben die Versicherten und welche Veränderungen sind aus ihrer Sicht notwendig, um das Gesundheitssystem zu verbessern? Seit zehn Jahren befragt der Gesundheitsmonitor regelmäßig die deutsche Bevölkerung, um Antworten auf diese Fragen zu finden. Damit gibt er Entscheidungsträgern... more...

  • Gesundheitsmonitor 2012by Jan Böcken; Bernhard Braun; Uwe Reipschläger

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2013; US$ 0.94

    Welche Erfahrungen machen Patienten und Versicherte im deutschen Gesundheitssystem und wo sollten aus einer Bürgerperspektive Reformen ansetzen? Diese Frage steht im Mittelpunkt des Gesundheitsmonitors. Die Autoren und Autorinnen der einzelnen Beiträge finden spannende und überraschende Antworten und können dafür aufgrund der Kooperation von Bertelsmann... more...

  • Gesundheitsmonitor 2013by Jan Böcken; Bernard Braun; Uwe Repschläger

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2013; US$ 0.94

    Welche Erfahrungen machen Patienten und Versicherte im deutschen Gesundheitssystem und wo sollten aus einer Bürgerperspektive Reformen ansetzen? Der Gesundheitsmonitor richtet seinen Fokus in der diesjährigen Ausgabe erneut auf diese zentralen Fragestellungen. Die Autorinnen und Autoren konnten auf der einzigartigen Datenbasis, die durch die Kooperation... more...

  • Healing at the Borderland of Medicine and Religionby Michael H. Cohen

    The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 24.99

    One of the transformations facing health care in the twenty-first century is the safe, effective, and appropriate integration of conventional, or biomedical, care with complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapies, such as acupuncture, chiropractic, massage therapy, herbal medicine, and spiritual healing. In Healing at the Borderland of Medicine... more...

  • Health Care Budgeting and Financial Management, 2nd Editionby William Ward

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    Today's health care managers, frequently, were yesterday's technicians, physicians, and nurses. This puts them in an interesting predicament, since they know the health care side of the business but often lack the financial management skills necessary to create budgets and manage finances in a health care setting. In this guide, William J. Ward Jr.... more...

  • Healthy, Wealthy, and Wiseby John F. Cogan; R. Glenn Hubbard; Daniel P. Kessler

    Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    In this second edition of their 2005 work, the authors offer market-based alternatives to recent health care reforms that center on tax changes, insurance market changes, and the redesign of Medicare and Medicaid. They show that, by promoting cost- conscious behavior and competition in both private markets and government programs such as Medicare and... more...

  • Healthy Travelby Michael P. Zimring M.D.; Lisa Iannuci

    Basic Health Publications 2013; US$ 9.99

    A concise, well-organized handbook for travelers of all stripes, this book guides readers through all the necessary preparations no matter the destination. more...

  • In Sickness as in Healthby Barbara Kivowitz; Roanne Weisman

    Cameron + Company 2013; US$ 9.99

    For those who find themselves at the intersection of lifetime love and overwhelming obligation, the right path is often painful and difficult to find. When illness invades the couple relationship, partners ask themselves and each other some really hard questions: "What do I want to do for this person whom I have loved for many years?" "How much of... more...