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- University of California Press 2004; US$ 26.95
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 exposé, 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95
Drawing together the latest research from Australia, Canada, the UK, and the US, (Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settings engages with the work of critical theorists such as Bourdieu, Butler, Foucault, Latour, and iek, amongst others, to address the issue of violence and theorise its workings in creative and controversial ways. more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 26.99
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. It does not shrink from... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 140.00
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...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 28.99
"24 hours to save the NHS". It was a political slogan but it hid a deeper question. Could the NHS survive? Could it continue to offer free health care for every citizen regardless of their ability to pay? Could the extraordinary, liberating ambition and dream of its founders 50 years before be maintained in the 21st Century - that everyone,... more...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 115.95
How to use this book Instructions on the policies and CD 50 Policies and Plans Abuse, domestic violence, and reporting cases to public authorities Advance directives Competency assessment Disposition of specimens Distribution and control of controlled substances Distribution and control of stock medications Documentation of controlled substances... more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 35.95
Preface by J. Michael Rona and Thomas Jackson Acknowledgements Getting Started Introduction The first pillar: sort The second pillar: set in order The third pillar: shine The fourth pillar: standardize The fifth pillar: sustain Reflections and conclusions more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 76.00
A 2006 handbook for all who would research the impact of disaster and terrorism on mental health and well-being. more...