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  • Decision Modelling for Health Economic Evaluationby Andrew Briggs; Mark Sculpher; Karl Claxton

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 69.99 US$ 62.99

    This book deals with the key techniques and approaches that can be used to estimate the cost-effectiveness of health care interventions. It is a practical guide, using examples and encouraging the reader to apply the methods. A supporting website is available. more...

  • Your Money or Your Lifeby David M. Cutler

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.59

    The problems of medical care confront us daily: a bureaucracy that makes a trip to the doctor worse than a trip to the dentist, doctors who can't practice medicine the way they choose, more than 40 million people without health insurance. "Medical care is in crisis," we are repeatedly told, and so it is. Barely one in five Americans thinks the medical... more...

  • Pathologies of Powerby Paul Farmer

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.16 US$ 12.89

    Pathologies of Power uses harrowing stories of life?and death?in extreme situations to interrogate our understanding of human rights. Paul Farmer, a physician and anthropologist with twenty years of experience working in Haiti, Peru, and Russia, argues that promoting the social and economic rights of the world?s poor is the most important human rights... more...

  • Key Policy Issues in Long Term Careby J Brodsky; M Hirschfeld; J Habib

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 40.50

    Demographic and epidemiological transitions will result in dramatic changes in the health needs of the world's populations. Everywhere, there is a steep increase in the need for long-term care (LTC). These trends reflect two interrelated processes. One is the growth in factors that increase the prevalence of long-term disability in the population.... more...

  • Evidence-based Health Communicationby Brian Brown; Paul Crawford; Ronald Carter

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 51.00

    Provides a review of the field of health communication and the kinds of evidence that have been collected concerning effective communication. This book also critically evaluates the kinds of training health professionals receive in communication skills and examines its relatively limited role in the curriculum. more...

  • Caring for People with Chronic Conditionsby Ellen Nolte; Martin McKee

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 55.00

    The complex nature of many chronic diseases, which affect people many different ways, requires a multifaceted response that will meet the needs of the individual patient. Yet while everyone agrees that the traditional relationship between an individual patient and a single doctor is inappropriate, there is much less agreement about what should replace... more...

  • Beyond Survivalby Cristian C. Baeza

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99

    Beyond Survival breaks new ground in the ongoing debate about health finance and financial protection from the costs of health care. The evidence and discussion support the need to consider financial protection, in addition to health status, as a policy objective when setting priorities for health systems. This book reviews the Latin American experience... more...

  • The New Health Policyby Robin Gauld

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 47.00

    Analyzes the issues that form the nucleus of the 'new health policy' agenda. This book offers a comprehensive picture of the health policy challenges facing contemporary developed world health systems, as well as the strategies for tackling these. It is suitable for students of health policy and health care. more...

  • Tracking Medicineby John E. Wennberg

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 21.99 US$ 19.79

    Written by a groundbreaking figure of modern medical study, Tracking Medicine is an eye-opening introduction to the science of health care delivery, as well as a powerful argument for its relevance in shaping the future of our country. An indispensable resource for those involved in public health and health policy, this book is also a useful tool... more...

  • Living with Alzheimer's and Other Dementiasby Kylie Ladd Rand

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 9.99

    Living with Alzheimer's and Other Dementias more...