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  • Stop Gambling for Goodby Balasa Prasad; Catherine Whitney

    Penguin Publishing Group 2005; US$ 11.95

    Learn to make responsible choices and put an end to compulsive betting, spending, and risk-taking.  Many people make trips to the casinos, or play their favorite numbers in the lotto. But when does a harmless pastime become a dangerous addiction? Even "successful" gamblers who don't bet more than they can afford to lose could still be acting out an... more...

  • Compensation for Losses from the 9/11 Attacksby Lloyd Dixon; Rachel Kaganoff Stern

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, caused tremendous loss of life, property, and income, and the resulting response from public and private organizations was unprecedented. This monograph examines the benefits received by those who were killed or seriously injured on 9/11 and the benefits provided to individuals and businesses in New York... 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...

  • Special Treatmentby Kevin J. Soden; Christine Dumas

    Penguin Publishing Group 2004; US$ 15.00

    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA. 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...

  • 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...