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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Group US 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 16.99
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...
- Seven Stories Press 2009; US$ 18.95
With the ardent tone of a close friend, Barbara Seaman draws on forty years of journalistic research to expose the menopause industry and shows how estrogen therapy often causes more problemsincluding breast cancer, heart attack, and strokethan it cures. The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women tracks the well-intentioned... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 16.00
After the Diagnosis is a heartfelt and moving lesson on the art of living well through serious illness. Dr. Julian Seifter understands the difficulty of managing a chronic condition in our health-obsessed, take-life-by-the-horns, live-forever world. When he found out he was suffering from diabetes, he was an ambitious medical resident who thought... more...