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  • Physical Activity and Health in the Elderlyby Alexendrina Lobo

    Bentham Science Publishers 2010; US$ 29.00

    Physical inactivity is not only an individual’s personal problem but is identified as a serious public health issue. Prolonged inactivity that occurs among many elderly persons tends to lead into a gradual decrease in all components of physical fitness, thus compromising their quality of life. Scientific research has shown that physical exercise... more...

  • Critical Decisionsby Peter A. Ubel

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 21.99

    ?As a physician and a social scientist, Peter Ubel is unparalleled in his understanding of some of the most important decisions we are facing, or will face.? ?Dan Ariely, New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational ?His ideas are important, his style is accessible (with the right balance of humor and compassion) and his topic... more...

  • Carersby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2012; US$ 22.50

    Currently around 2.9 million Australians provide unpaid help and support to a family member or friend who has a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who is aged and frail. Carers are a key but often unacknowledged part of Australia’s health system. The annual replacement value of care was estimated in 2010 to be over... more...

  • Patients Beyond Borders Dubai Healthcare City Editionby Josef Woodman

    Healthy Travel Media 2012; US$ 14.95

    Located in the heart of Dubai, DHCC is one of the world?s largest healthcare developments, at 4.1 million square feet. DHCC is home to two JCI-accredited hospitals, more than 100 medical centers that follow stringent standards in healthcare delivery, and more than 180 healthcare support providers. With over 3,500 medical professionals, DHCC hosts... more...

  • Bad Scienceby Ben Goldacre

    HarperCollins Publishers 2008; Not Available

    Ben Goldacre?s wise and witty bestseller, shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, lifts the lid on quack doctors, flaky statistics, scaremongering journalists and evil pharmaceutical corporations. more...

  • A Good Birthby Anne Lyerly

    Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 9.99

    Drawing on her landmark study involving more than one hundred mothers, a renowned ob-gyn shares the secrets to a good birth. Most doctors think of a ?good? birth only in terms of medical success. But Dr. Anne Lyerly knows firsthand that many important elements are often overlooked. Her three-year study of a diverse group of moms explored what matters... more...

  • Uninformed Consentby Hal Huggins; Thomas E. Levy

    Hampton Roads Publishing 1999; US$ 22.95

    Dr. Huggins and Dr. Levy assert that a large number of disorders are, though often incurable, easily preventable. He proposes that multiple sclerosis, lupus, leukemia, chronic fatigue syndrome, Parkinson's disease, many mental disorders including Alzheimer's, and even major diseases like breast cancer are caused, in part, by the toxins we place in... more...

  • Medicare Meltdownby Rosemary Gibson; Janardan Prasad Singh

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 24.99

    Rosemary Gibson and Janardan Prasad Singh weave two hotly-debated issues in American political and economic life: the Medicare program and its future, which is up for grabs, and the growing influence of the healthcare industry, Wall Street investment firms, private equity firms, and hedge funds that are cashing in on the business of Medicare. ... more...

  • BTEC First Health and Social Care Level 2 Assessment Guide: Unit 6 The Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeingby Elizabeth Rasheed

    Hodder Education 2013; Not Available

    Take the guesswork out of BTEC assessment with sample student work and assessor feedback for all pass, merit and distinction criteria. more...

  • BTEC First Health and Social Care Level 2 Assessment Guide: Unit 7 Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Careby Elizabeth Rasheed

    Hodder Education 2013; Not Available

    Take the guesswork out of BTEC assessment with sample student work and assessor feedback for all pass, merit and distinction criteria. more...