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- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 104.00 US$ 85.28
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16
A 2006 handbook for all who would research the impact of disaster and terrorism on mental health and well-being. more...
- 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...