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

    Wiley 2010; US$ 85.00 US$ 76.50

    Based on the authors' teaching and research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, the second edition of this landmark text offers a general framework for students, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers for learning about vulnerable populations. It contains... more...

  • Patienten auf der Sucheby Anja Bargfrede

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.52

    Anja Bargfrede zeigt beispielhaft, dass von (chronisch) Erkrankten im Prozess der Auseinandersetzung mit der Krankheit und der Suche nach Unterstützung im gesundheitlichen Versorgungssystem Orientierungsarbeit zu leisten ist. Je nach Vorhandensein und Ausprägung verschiedener Einflussfaktoren dimensionalisiert sich die Orientierungsarbeit zwischen... more...

  • Chancengerechtigkeit im Gesundheitssystemby Carsten Wippermann; Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung; Norbert Arnold; Heide Möller-Slawinski; Michael Borchard; Peter Marx

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 36.54

    Gesundheit schätzen die meisten Menschen als ein besonders hohes Gut. Im Lebensalltag führt diese Einstellung jedoch häufig nicht zu einer entsprechenden Lebensweise. Diese Diskrepanz zwischen der hohen Wertschätzung von Gesundheit einerseits und der geringen Bereitschaft andererseits, selbst etwas dafür zu tun, erweist sich in hohem Maße als milieuabhängig:... more...

  • Inglese per cardiologiby Ramón Ribes; Sergio Mejía Viana

    Springer Milan 2010; US$ 19.75

    In una statistica comparsa qualche anno fa su un autorevole giornale di cardiologia sperimentale, il numero di errori di ortografia e sintassi nei manoscritti sottomessi per pubblicazione veniva messo a confronto per i vari paesi. Chi c’era in testa alla classifica per frequenza di errori (e in coda alla classifica della frequenza di accettazione)?... more...

  • Diagnosis, Therapy, and Evidenceby Gerald N. Grob; Allan V. Horwitz

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 30.95

    Employing historical and contemporary data and case studies, the authors also examine tonsillectomy, cancer, heart disease, anxiety, and depression, and identify differences between rhetoric and reality and the weaknesses in diagnosis and treatment. more...

  • Limits to Medicineby Ivan Illich

    Marion Boyars 1976; US$ 20.99

    The medical establishment has become a major threat to health'. So begins Ivan Illich's spirited and reasoned attack upon the mythic prestige of contemporary medicines, examining the customs and rituals conducted by the medical profession. Relentlessly and with full documentation taken from recognized medical sources Illich proves the impotence of... more...

  • Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotionby Miguel A. P?rez; Raffy R. Luquis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 80.00 US$ 72.00

    Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion, 2nd edition, examines the importance of ethnic and cultural factors for community health practice. Edited and written by a stellar list of contributors who are experts in field, this book describes essential theories, models, and practices for working with race, ethnicity, gender, and... more...

  • Die medizinische Sozialisationby Swantje Reimann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 42.48

    Gute Ärzte stehen im Fokus zahlreicher Interessengruppen mit je verschiedenen Ansprüchen an dieses „gut“. Swantje Reimann versteht die Frage nach dem guten Arzt jedoch nicht normativ, sondern sie fokussiert die Sicht der Medizinstudierenden bezüglich ihrer Ausformulierungen und Annäherungen an dieses „gut“: Wie eignen sie sich einen bestimmten medizinischen... more...

  • Poor Healthby Virginia Berridge; Stuart Blume

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    The 1980 Black Report by Sir Douglas Black has kept health inequalities at the forefront of the public health agenda. This volume explores the history and development of studies and concern over health inequalities especially in relation to the 1980 report. more...

  • The Second Sicknessby Howard Waitzkin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 43.00

    Since the appearance of Waitzkin's The Second Sickness , a landmark book of the 1980s, American medicine has been dramatically transformed. Waitzkin's earlier edition used qualitative research to take readers inside the "black box" of medical decision making. This new, fully updated and expanded edition retains the earlier edition's vivid approach... more...