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  • Clinical Risk Managementby Charles Vincent; John Williams

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2001; US$ 132.95 US$ 115.22

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • After the Diagnosisby Julian Seifter; Betsy Seifter

    Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 16.99

    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...

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

    Touchstone 2010; US$ 18.99

    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...

  • Atlas of Pediatrics in the Tropics and Resource-Limited Settingsby Jonathan M. Spector; Timothy E. Gibson

    American Academy of Pediatrics 2009; US$ 79.95

    All-new convenient take-along guide to the full spectrum of more than 80 pediatric tropical diseases and conditions. more...

  • Overcoming Insomniaby Ray Comfort

    ReadHowYouWant 2011; US$ 9.99

    In Overcoming Insomnia, Ray Comfort a former insomnia sufferer gives common sense and spiritual help for a problem that plagues a large segment of our society. Overcoming Insomnia is not a clinical book. It is practical and spiritual. The author has suffered from insomnia and is not just a person describing it from a medical standpoint. more...

  • 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...