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Medicine and society. Social medicine. Medical sociology

  • Desperate Housewives, Neuroses and the Domestic Environment, 1945?1970by Ali Haggett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Although the figure of the ?desperate housewife? is familiar to us, Haggett suggests that many women in the 1950s and ?60s led satisfying lives and that gender roles, while very different, were often seen as equal. more...

  • The Practical Playbookby J. Lloyd Michener; Denise Koo; Brian C. Castrucci; James B. Sprague

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    For the first time, The Practical Playbook offers professionals in primary care and public health a roadmap to integrating their work with the larger goals of population health. Drawing on the experiences of hundreds of public health and primary care professionals from across the US, The Practical Playbook is the new benchmark for primary care... more...

  • Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illnessby Gregroy L. Weiss; Lynne E. Lonnquist

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.95

    A comprehensive presentation of the major topics in medical sociology. The Sociology of Health, Healing, and Illness, 8/e by Gregory L. Weiss and Lynne E. Lonnquist provides an in-depth overview of the field of medical sociology. The authors provide solid coverage of traditional topics while providing significant coverage of current issues related... more...

  • Anthropology and Nursingby Pat Holden; Jenny Littlewood

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    Nursing has been described as the most ?natural? female occupation of all, embodying the so-called feminine ideals of tenderness and caring. Yet these ideals are juxtaposed with images of nurses as sex objects, or as ruthlessly efficient harridans. How have these very different images been constructed? And how do they relate to the reality of nursing... more...

  • Nanomedicineby Michael Hehenberger

    Pan Stanford Publishing 2015; US$ 99.95

    By covering the science, business, and societal impact of nanomedicine, this book makes a strong case for funding of basic research, for effective translation of scientific breakthroughs into clinical care of patients, and for close collaboration among all stakeholders in the healthcare ecosystem. It covers the underlying science and technology of... more...

  • An Outline of Sociology as Applied to Medicineby David L. Armstrong

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 31.95

    An Outline of Sociology as Applied to Medicine, Third Edition provides an understanding of the origins, nature, and context of illness in society. This book discusses the relationship between health care and the society in which it occurs. Organized into 15 chapters, this edition begins with an overview of some deficiencies of the biomedical model... more...

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

    Wiley 2015; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00

    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...

  • Principles of Translational Science in Medicineby Martin Wehling

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 130.00

    Principles of Translational Science in Medicine: From Bench to Bedside, Second Edition, provides an update on major achievements in the translation of research into medically relevant results and therapeutics. The book presents a thorough discussion of biomarkers, early human trials, and networking models, and includes institutional and industrial... more...

  • Generic and Energy-Efficient Context-Aware Mobile Sensingby Ozgur Yurur; Chi Harold Liu

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    Elaborating on the concept of context awareness, this book presents up-to-date research and novel framework designs for context-aware mobile sensing. Generic and Energy-Efficient Context-Aware Mobile Sensing proposes novel context-inferring algorithms and generic framework designs that can help readers enhance existing tradeoffs in mobile sensing,... more...

  • Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare 2014by M. Graņa; C. Toro; R.J. Howlett

    IOS Press 2015; US$ 210.00

    Advances are constantly being made in the fields of medicine and healthcare, and keeping abreast of them is not always easy. This book presents the proceedings of the second KES International Conference on Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare (InMed 14), held in San Sebastian, Spain, in July 2014. The conference was attended by researchers and engineers,... more...