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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$ 840.00

    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 in public health,... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Inglese per cardiologiby Ramón Ribes; Sergio MejÍa

    Springer 2010; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • Work, Worklessness, and the Political Economy of Healthby Clare Bambra

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 64.99

    We are told that 'work is good for us' and that ill health is caused by 'individual lifestyles'. Drawing on research from public health, social policy, epidemiology, geography and political science, this evidence-based inter-disciplinary book firmly challenges these contemporary orthodoxies. It systematically demonstrates that work... more...

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

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 26.95

    In Diagnosis, Therapy, and Evidence , Gerald N. Grob and Allan V. Horwitz employ historical and contemporary data and case studies, combining into one book a variety of medical and psychiatric conditions. They utilize case studies and examine tonsillectomy, cancer, heart disease, PTSD, anxiety, and depression, and identify differences between... more...

  • Limits to Medicineby Ivan Illich

    Marion Boyars 1976; US$ 17.49

    '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... more...