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  • Doctors at the Borders: Immigration and the Rise of Public Healthby Michael LeMay

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 60.00

    The period of 1820 to 1920 was one of mass migration to the United States from other nations of origin. This century-long period served to develop modern medicine with the acceptance of the germ theory of disease and the lessons learned from how immigration officials and doctors of the United States Marine Hospital Service (USMHS) confronted six major... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Life You Saveby Patrick Malone

    Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 2.99

    Patient advocate Patrick Malone shows you how to get the best medical care and how to avoid being a victim of malpractice more...

  • Fallsby Adam Darowski

    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...

  • The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Womenby Barbara Seaman

    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 problems—including breast cancer, heart attack, and stroke—than it cures. The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women tracks the well-intentioned... more...

  • Before Your Timeby Evelina Weidman Sterling; Angie Best-Boss

    Touchstone 2010; US$ 16.00

    HAS "THE CHANGE" COME TOO SOON ? DON? T WORRY, YOU?RE NOT ALONE! Every year more than two million women enter early menopause and find themselves suddenly dealing with a host of unforeseen (and little discussed) issues. In Before Your Time , Evelina Weidman Sterling and Angie Best-Boss provide expert advice and answer all your questions, including:... more...