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- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
This book explores the moral lives of mental health clinicians serving the most marginalized individuals in the US healthcare system. Drawing on years of fieldwork in a community psychiatry outreach team, Brodwin traces the ethical dilemmas and everyday struggles of front line providers. On the street, in staff room debates, or in private confessions,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00
Unlike other books on conflict resolution that focus on particular places and moments in history, this original work attempts to understand the process from many different perspectives and in many different contexts - from international political conflicts, to racial and religious struggles within one culture, to the internal conflicts of individuals... more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 189.00
Variations in health care use within a country are complicated. In some cases they may reflect differences in health needs, in patient preferences or in the diffusion of a therapeutic innovation; in others they may not. There is evidence that some of the observed variations are unwarranted, signalling under- or over-provision of health services, or... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...