The Leading eBooks Store Online

3,693,353 members ⚫ 1,195,028 ebooks

New to

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
Health Care Delivery

  • The $800 Million Pillby Merrill Goozner

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 26.95 US$ 21.56

    Why do life-saving prescription drugs cost so much? Drug companies insist that prices reflect the millions they invest in research and development. In this gripping exposť, Merrill Goozner contends that American taxpayers are in fact footing the bill twice: once by supporting government-funded research and again by paying astronomically high prices... more...

  • The 'Fat' Female Bodyby Samantha Murray

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    Exploring the rapidly increasing interest in obesity and fatness, this book engages with dominant ideas about 'fatness' and analyses the assumptions that inform anti-fat attitudes in the West, looking at the intersection of medicine and morality in pathologising 'fat' bodies. more...

  • 2008 UNAIDS Annual Reportby UNAIDS

    World Health Organization 2009; US$ 10.00

    In November 2007, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the World Health Organization (WHO) published data showing that HIV prevalence has stabilized, even though the number of people living with HIV continues to rise. The following year, a joint UNAIDS, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and WHO report announced that 3... more...

  • 2030 - The Future of Medicineby Richard Barker

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 31.99 US$ 27.51

    It is 2030. What are the new technologies that have advanced healthcare? What are the new or strengthened demands placed on the healthcare systems of the world? Is the future affordable, or do we see drastic rationing of care or the collapse of healthcare insurance? This book tackles these questions, and provides some answers. more...

  • 21st Century Global Health Diplomacyby Thomas E. Novotny; Ilona Kickbusch

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 104.00

    Health diplomacy begins with a recognition that the most effective international health interventions are ethically carried out with sensitivity to historical, political, social, economic, and cultural differences. Health diplomacy focuses on the interplay of health assistance, economic inequities, and enlightened self-interests of nations. While encompassing... more...

  • 24 hours to save the NHSby Nigel Crisp

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.79

    '24 hours to save the NHS' is the inside story written by the man with unprecedented authority as both Chief Executive of the NHS and Permanent Secretary of the Department of Health. It describes the successes and failures as well as the pressures and the difficulties of making improvements in the fourth biggest organization in the world. more...

  • 50 Policies and Plans for Outpatient Servicesby Carole Guinane; Joseph Venturelli

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 115.95

    Since more and more surgeries and procedures are being performed in outpatient settings, the policies, plans, and procedures for these services are of increasing importance. 50 Policies and Plans for Outpatient Services details commonly used policies and plans in free-standing ambulatory care centers. Included are plans and policies concentrating... more...

  • 5S for Healthcareby Thomas L. Jackson

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 37.95

    While there are a growing number of books based on the Toyota Production System, or lean, focused on healthcare, there are very few that detail the tools that make lean more than just a way of thinking and put the methodology into practice. Based on Hiroyuki Hirano's classic 5 Pillars of the Visual Workplace and modeled after the Shingo Prize-winning... more...

  • 9/11: Mental Health in the Wake of Terrorist Attacksby Yuval Neria; Raz Gross; Randall D. Marshall; Ezra S. Susser; Beverley Raphael

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 93.00 US$ 76.26

    A handbook for all who would research the impact of disaster and terrorism on mental health and well-being. more...

  • ABC of Clinical Leadershipby Tim Swanwick; Judy McKimm

    Wiley 2011; US$ 38.95 US$ 33.76

    This new title in the ABC series is written by clinical educators involved in running leadership programmes for doctors and other healthcare professionals, and defines the scope of clinical leadership, emphasising its importance in the clinical context. It develops and explores the key principles of leadership and management, and outlines the main... more...