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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95
Through clear practical examples, this book demonstrates how Individual Service Funds can dramatically improve the quality of life of people with dementia living in care homes, showing what works and what doesn't, how to deal with difficulties and setbacks and describing the person-centred planning tools needed to implement the approach. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
The definitive guide to Individual Service Funds (ISFs), this book covers both theory and practice, and makes recommendations for service provision, commissioning and policy. It includes helpful analysis of four organisations and partnerships that have introduced ISFs for people with intellectual disabilities, dementia and mental health issues. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 35.00
A hard look at the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program and the families desperately trying to navigate their way through it. The Vaccine Court looks at the mysterious and often unknown world of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP), the only recourse for seeking compensation for those who have been injured by a vaccine.... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50
Starting out in Statistics aims to provide an accessible book on a topic that many students find difficult. It includes modern, up-to-date methodology and is illustrated throughout with current examples, relevant to students taking courses in a range of human-related sciences, from biomedicine to psychology. It is essential for students to grasp... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 14.95
Mainstream health science has let you down. Weight loss is not the key to health, diet and exercise are not effective weight-loss strategies and fatness is not a death sentence. You?ve heard it before: there?s a global health crisis, and, unless we make some changes, we?re in trouble. That much is true—but the epidemic is NOT obesity. The real... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00
This third edition of Anthony Culyers authoritative The Dictionary of Health Economics brings the material right up to date as well as adding plentiful amounts of new information, with a number of revised definitions. There are now nearly 3,000 entries in this comprehensive work. This third edition includes 250 new references as sources for definitions... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Racial Prescriptions explores the politics of dealing with health inequities through targeting pharmaceuticals at specific racial groups based on the idea that they are genetically different. Drawing on the introduction of BiDil to treat heart failure among African Americans, this book contends that while racialized pharmaceuticals are ostensibly about... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Disrupting, questioning and altering the taken-for-granted cosmos of everyday life, the experiences of illness challenge the different ways in which social normalcy is remembered, maintained and expected. Using rich qualitative and ethnographic data alongside print and on-line media sources, this book explores the various experiences of... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50
Every year in the U.S., thousands of women and hundreds of men participate in sexual assault forensic examinations. Drawing on four years of participatory research in a Baltimore emergency room, Sameena Mulla reveals the realities of sexual assault response in the forensic age. Taking an approach developed at the intersection of medical and legal anthropology,... more...