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  • Health Care Reform and American Politicsby Lawrence R. Jacobs; Theda Skocpol

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 12.99

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.S. social legislation. The new law extends health insurance to nearly all Americans, fulfilling a century-long quest and bringing the United States to parity with other industrial nations. Affordable Care aims to control rapidly rising health care... more...

  • Critical Reflection in Contextby Jan Fook; Fiona Gardner

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Critical reflection enables practitioners ? especially those within health and social care ?to theorise from their own practice, improving and developing their work and practising both creatively and professionally. This book provides an accessible overview of the influential Fook/Gardner Critical Reflection framework for students, researchers and... more...

  • Madness Is Civilizationby Michael E. Staub

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 27.50

    In the 1960s and 1970s, a popular diagnosis for America?s problems was that society was becoming a madhouse. In this intellectual and cultural history, Michael E. Staub examines a time when many believed insanity was a sane reaction to obscene social conditions, psychiatrists were agents of repression, asylums were gulags for society?s undesirables,... more...

  • Health Measurement Scales: A practical guide to their development and useby David L. Streiner; Geoffrey R. Norman; John Cairney

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 54.99

    Clinicians and those in health sciences are frequently called upon to measure subjective states such as attitudes, feelings, quality of life, educational achievement and aptitude, and learning style in their patients. This fifth edition of Health Measurement Scales enables these groups to both develop scales to measure non-tangible health outcomes,... 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...

  • Transforming Health Care Through Informationby Nancy M. Lorenzi; Joan S. Ash; Jomathan Einbinder

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 99.00

    Through the use of case studies, this volume addresses the complex challenges involved in implementing technological change in healthcare organizations. 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...

  • M-Healthby Robert Istepanian; Swamy Laxminarayan; Constantinos S. Pattichis

    Springer 2007; US$ 289.00

    Presents a source of information that explores the present and future trends in the applications of emerging wireless communication and network technologies for different healthcare scenaria. This book provides different levels of material to researchers, computing engineers, and medical practitioners interested in emerging e-health systems. 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...