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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 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...
- 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...
- DK Publishing 2008; US$ 14.95
At a time when healthcare costs are skyrocketing, approximately 47 million Americans are without medical insurance. Setting aside the debate over healthcare in the U.S., this guide explores the best options for those without insurance. Readers will find information on state and federal resources for the uninsured, choosing a hospital, saving... 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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 35.00
One of the most important moves an American can make to secure the future is to apply for a Medicare card. Yet, few subjects have engendered, or continue to engender, as much controversy as this 45-year-old program. What do we need to know about Medicare now? What do we need to understand about where it is headed? more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 42.00
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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 60.00
Why Nobody Believes the Numbers introduces a unique viewpoint to population health outcomes measurement: Results/ROIs should be presented as they are, not as we wish they would be. This viewpoint contrasts sharply with vendor/promoter/consultant claims along two very important dimensions: (1) ... more...