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  • Baby Boomer Health Dynamicsby Andrew V. Wister

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 37.95

    Recent public declarations by a number of health organizations and institutes that we are experiencing an obesity crisis, and moreover, that obesity is the 'new tobacco' makes Baby Boomer Health Dynamics both timely and topical. more...

  • Provider-Led Population Health Managementby Richard Hodach; Paul Grundy; Anil Jain; Michael Weiner; Karen Ezekiel Handmaker

    Wiley 2016; US$ 25.00 US$ 20.00

    Provider-Led Population Health Management: Key Healthcare Strategies in the Cognitive Era, Second Edition  draws connections among the new care-delivery models, the components of population health management, and the types of health IT that are required to support those components. The key concept that ties all of this together is that PHM requires... more...

  • Health Communicationby Ruth Cross; Sam Davis; Ivy O'Neil

    Wiley 2017; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    Health communication is key to promoting good population and individual health outcomes. As the field has developed, there is a growing need for a critical appraisal of the ideologies and theories underpinning health communication to ensure effective practice. This book sets out a new critical agenda, clearly situating health communication within... more...

  • A Patient's Guide to Unnecessary Knee Surgeryby Ronald P. Grelsamer

    Skyhorse Publishing 2017; US$ 16.99

    Every year millions of Americas are told by an orthopedic surgeon that the only way to successfully get rid of their knee pain is to undergo some form of knee surgery. But so many of these procedures could have been avoided if the patient was fully informed regarding all the intricacies of his or her condition. In A Patient?s Guide to Unnecessary... more...

  • Healthcare in the Electronic Ageby Emerald Group

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 100.00

    Take a look at the various ways in which technology has impacted the healthcare sector. What is there to know about online patient support systems? How can the Internet affect the provision of education and training for healthcare professionals? more...

  • How Not to Dieby Jan Garavaglia

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2008; US$ 15.00

    WHEN THIS DOCTOR TALKS, YOU SHOULD LISTEN. Thousands of people make an early exit each year and arrive on medical examiner Jan Garavaglia?s table. What is particularly sad about this is that many of these deaths could easily have been prevented. Although Dr. Garavaglia, or Dr. G, as she?s known to many, could not tell these individuals how to avoid... more...

  • The Empowered Patientby Elizabeth S. Cohen

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    The facts are alarming: Medical errors kill more people each year than AIDS, breast cancer, or car accidents. A doctor?s relationship with pharmaceutical companies may influence his choice of drugs for you. The wrong key word on an insurance claim can deny you coverage. Through real life stories, including her own, and shrewd advice, CNN?s Elizabeth... more...

  • Communication in Healthcare Settingsby Alison Pilnick; Jon Hindmarsh; Virginia Teas Gill

    Wiley 2010; US$ 41.95 US$ 36.36

    This book presents an international snapshot of communication in healthcare settings and examines how policies, procedures and technological developments influence day to day practice. Brings together a series of papers describing features of healthcare interaction in settings in Australasia, the U.S.A, continental Europe and the UK Contains... more...

  • Our Health Our Livesby Eileen Hoffman

    Pocket Books 2010; US$ 28.95

    A complete health-care guide for women combines the latest studies in gynecology, psychology, and nutrition, demonstrating how the medical system can be transformed to serve important needs. more...

  • Aplicación del pensamiento sistémico al fortalecimiento de los sistemas de saludby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2009; US$ 25.00

    En este informe se investiga de qu manera el pensamiento sist mico permite profundizar en los fundamentos te ricos y pr cticos de las iniciativas que tienen por objeto el fortalecimiento de los sistemas de salud. En este informe insignia de la Alianza para la Investigaci n en Pol ticas y Sistemas de Salud se exponen los argumentos en favor del pensamiento... more...