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  • The Alzheimer's Caregiving Puzzleby MRE MA Patricia R. Callone; BS Connie Kudlacek

    Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 15.99

    In the US 5.2 million people live with Alzheimer's disease, it is the sixth-leading cause of death and ten million baby boomers will develop Alzheimer's in their lifetime. Alzheimer's often takes a bigger toll on the caregivers of persons living with Alzheimer's, generally family members, loved-ones and friends. Written by two caregivers with 55 years... more...

  • Dealing with Diabetes Burnoutby Ginger Vieira

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 17.99

    An inspiring and empowering guide to managing the daily work and pressure of diabetes management Living with diabetes is non-stop, 24 hours a day. Counting carbohydrates at every meal, constantly adjusting medication doses, taking daily injections, pricking fingers multiple times a day, and struggling with the unavoidable challenges of fancy, yet... more...

  • The Patient Survival Guideby Toni L. Goldfarb; Ed. Sc. Dr. Maryanne McGuckin; FCCM PhD MD Peter Pronovost

    Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 15.99

    Gold Winner 2012 Foreword Reviews Book of The Year, Health Category The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1.7 million people developed healthcare acquired infections in 2010. Since most people spend only a small part of their lives in healthcare facilities, this guidebook also tells readers how to avoid picking up serious... more...

  • Clinical Risk Managementby Charles Vincent; John Williams

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2001; US$ 132.95

    The aim of this book is to reduce the risks of medical treatment and enhance the safety of patients in all areas of healthcare. The first section discusses human error, the incidence of harm to patients, and the development or risk management. Chapters in the second section discuss the reduction of risk in clinical practice in key medical specialties.... more...

  • Special Treatmentby Kevin J. Soden; Christine Dumas

    Penguin Publishing Group 2004; US$ 15.00

    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA. more...

  • Informe sobre la salud en el mundo 2006 by Organizacion Mundial de la Salud

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 36.00

    El Informe sobre la salud en el mundo 2006 - Colaboremos por la salud presenta una evaluación realizada por expertos de la actual crisis del personal sanitario mundial, así como un ambicioso conjunto de propuestas para hacer frente a ese problema durante los próximos diez años, empezando a actuar de inmediato. Esa crisis constituye una severa limitación... more...

  • La Santé des populations - rapport sur la santé dans la région africaine by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 27.00

    La santé des populations - Rapport sur la santé dans la Région africaine est le premier rapport consacré à la santé des 738 millions de personnes vivant dans la Région africaine de l Organisation mondiale de la Santé. Ce rapport de 196 pages entièrement illustré contient une analyse approfondie de tous les domaines clés de la santé publique en Afrique,... more...

  • UK Healthcare - Clinical Governanceby Emerald Group

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 100.00

    Clinical governance was introduced in 1997 as a comprehensive framework to improve healthcare quality in the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK. Use this briefing to find out how the framework is actually working in practice. more...

  • Stop Smoking for Goodby Balasa Prasad; Catherine Whitney

    Penguin Publishing Group 2005; US$ 11.95

    Why do most people who try to quit smoking fail-even with the help of the nicotine patch, gum, medications, hypnotism, or other state-of-the-art aids? In his radical approach to conquering the smoking habit, Dr. Balasa Prasad states that these crutches are ineffective because they futilely focus on nicotine addiction instead of the underlying psychological... more...

  • The Third Ten Years of the World Health Organization, 1968-1977by WHO

    World Health Organization 2008; US$ 24.00

    Understanding the history of health during the past 60 years helps us to respond to the health challenges of today. Sharing health knowledge inspired by history enriches global public health and benefits society at large. With these basic principles in mind, the Global Health Histories initiative was established by WHO in late 2004, with the aim of... more...