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- World Health Organization 2004; US$ 13.50
Les pauvres vivent moins longtemps et sont plus souvent malades que les riches. Cette disparité met en évidence le fait que l'environnement social influe considérablement sur la santé. Cet ouvrage examine le gradient social en matière de santé et explique les influences psychologiques et sociales qui s'exercent sur la santé physique et la longévité.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
Virtually every developed country is facing rapidly rising health care costs. There is a widespread consensus that the primary factor driving health care cost growth in most countries is the continual development and diffusion of new, and generally more expensive, health care technologies. Health Care Coverage Determinations describes and analyzes... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 46.00
Looking at the dynamics of doctor-patient disputes, this book considers the contexts in which these disputes arise, the ways in which the parties construct disputing narratives and moral identities in the course of making and defending their claims. It is useful for students, researchers and academics involved in sociology of health and illness. more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 101.08
For decades, the nations of the European Union wrote the book on universal health coverage. Recent economic developments, however, have created problems ranging from widening inequities of care to growing numbers of uninsured - a progression expertly described by Win de Gooijer in Trends in EU Health Care Systems. De Gooijer?s dual background as... more...
- International Labour Office 2001; US$ 6.95
Shows how the need for health protection among micro-entrepreneurs can be addressed by mutual health organizations. Outlines the services provided by these organizations, describes their organization and operation and provides guidance on the establishment of such an organization by an association of micro-entrepreneurs. more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 35.00
Professor Michael Calnan, University of Bristol Written by leading academics in their field this book provides a clear and considered overview of the politics of health care in Britain. Bringing together a wide range of material on both past events and recent developments, the chapters cover issues such as the politics of health professionalism,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 39.00
Medicare is an important source of health-care coverage for almost all Americans aged 65 and over. It can also be one of the most confusing subjects with which citizens must contend. Among the first books to examine the impact of the 2010 health-care reforms on the program, Medicare reviews Medicare's history, explores its current coverages and... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 47.95 US$ 38.36
The American health care industry has undergone such dizzying transformations since the 1960s that many patients have lost confidence in a system they find too impersonal and ineffectual. Is their distrust justified and can confidence be restored? David Dranove, a leading health care economist, tackles these and other key questions in the first major... more...
- Policy Press 2010; US$ 28.95
This new edition of this bestselling book argues that patients need to develop as active citizens and co-producers of health. This second edition has been entirely rewritten with two new chapters, and includes new material on resistance to that world-wide process. more...
- Pearson Education 2011; US$ 34.99
Dr. Doug Peredniareveals how government and insurance company-created complexity is tearing apart the U.S. healthcare system and presents a new model for healthcare reform that will actually work. Leading physician, healthcare expert, and entrepreneur Perednia identifies specific inefficiencies and worthless administrative overhead that is making... more...