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Medicine and society. Social medicine. Medical sociology

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  • Public Healthby Matthias Egger; Oliver Razum

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    This book offers an easily understandable and practice-based introduction to the field of public health. It is designed for students of human medicine and public health, as well as related fields, including nursing science, healthcare science, health economics, and population sciences. Aside from covering fundamental concepts and terms... more...

  • Medizin im Spiegel ihrer Geschichte, Theorie und Ethikby Heiner Fangerau; Igor J. Polianski

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 41.99

    <P>Die Novelle der Ärztlichen Approbationsordnung von 2002 sah für das Medizinstudium die curriculare Etablierung der Medizinethik zusammen mit der Medizingeschichte und der Medizintheorie in einem Querschnittsfach vor. Die Schaffung dieser Trinität war jedoch nicht unumstritten.</P> <P>Blickt man heute auf die Debatte zurück, so... more...

  • Tipping Pointsby John Bissell; Camila Caiado; Sarah Curtis; Michael Goldstein; Brian Straughan

    Wiley 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book focuses on the modelling of contemporary health and social problems, especially those considered a major burden to communities, governments and taxpayers, such as smoking, alcoholism, drug use, and heart disease. Based on a series of papers presented at a recent conference hosted by the Leverhulme-funded Tipping Points project at the University... 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 ańos, empezando a actuar de inmediato. Esa crisis constituye una severa limitación... more...

  • Social Policy For Nurses And The Helping Professionsby Stephen Peckham; Elizabeth Meerabeau

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    Examines the relationship between welfare and health and includes discussion of policy issues, including changes in health care delivery and the tackling of health and social inequalities. This book also emphasises the significance of social policy in preventing ill health and disability, as well as supporting the sick and disabled people. more...

  • Integrating Poverty and Gender into Health Programmesby WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

    World Health Organization 2006; US$ 10.00

    Malaria remains a global public health problem. In the Western Pacific Region, malaria is endemic in 10 countries. The incidence rate in the Region ranges from 161.7 per 1000 people in Solomon Islands to 0.04 in the Republic of Korea. The strategies employed to prevent and control malaria have been effective in reducing the burden of disease in countries... more...

  • Ziek is het woord nietby Annemarie Mol; Peter van Lieshout

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 38.50

    Taal verandert snel. Dat geldt ook voor de taal waarmee in de veertig jaar na de Tweede Wereldoorlog in de Nederlandse huisartsgeneeskunde en geestelijke volksgezondheid gepraat en geschreven is over de mensen die er hulp zochten (patiënten of klanten), de zaken die ze aandroegen (ziekten, problemen, hulpvragen), de verbanden waar ze deel van uitmaakten... more...

  • Enjeux psychosociaux de la santéby Joseph Josy Lévy; Danielle Maisonneuve; Henriette Bilodeau

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2003; US$ 32.25

    Des experts analysent les divers aspects de la santé dans l'espace public et privé en s'appuyant sur une approche multidisciplinaire qui laisse une grande place aux aspects psychologiques et sociaux de la santé dans différentes populations. Ils y discutent également de la représentation des médicaments, de... more...

  • Social Aspects Of Health, Illness And Healthcareby Mary Larkin

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 46.00

    This core textbook is the ideal companion text for students studying the social aspects of health and illness, whether it is as part of a health studies degree, nursing or other professional qualification related to health, social care, youth and community work and social work. Written at an introductory level this book is suitable for students new... more...

  • Vulnerable Populations in the United Statesby Leiyu Shi; Gregory D. Stevens

    Wiley 2010; US$ 85.00

    Based on the authors' teaching and research at the Johns HopkinsBloomberg School of Public Health and the Keck School of Medicineof the University of Southern California, the second edition ofthis landmark text offers a general framework for students,researchers, practitioners, and policymakers for learning aboutvulnerable populations. It contains... more...