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  • Microbiological Quality of Foodsby L Slanetz

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Microbiological Quality of Foods contains the proceedings of a conference held in Franconia, New Hampshire, on August 27-29, 1962. Contributors review the state of knowledge of foodborne diseases and discuss the use and efficiency of microbiological tests and standards for food quality from the academic, regulatory, and industrial standpoints. Problems... more...

  • Trace Element Contamination of the Environmentby David Purves

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Fundamental Aspects of Pollution Control and Environmental Science 1: Trace-Element Contamination of the Environment investigates the global biological consequences of dispersal of trace elements that are mined from localized limited deposits in the environment. It considers the problem of trace-element contamination of the biosphere as an environmental... more...

  • Pathways to Illness, Pathways to Healthby Angele McGrady; Donald Moss

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book offers a psychobiological model for understanding the paths that lead people to illness, and suggests changes in maladaptive pathways. Covers stress-related illnesses including genetic-psychobiological etiology, and outlines multilevel interventions. more...

  • Society and Healthby Richard K. Thomas

    Springer US 2007; US$ 105.00

    Contains illustrative boxed material, exhibits highlighting key information, suggested readings, and useful websites for more information Incorporates the latest findings from health services research, and provides clear examples of the uses of sociology in understanding the U.S. healthcare system more...

  • Mountains Beyond Mountainsby Tracy Kidder

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 13.31

    Profound and powerful, Mountains Beyond Mountains takes us from Harvard to Haiti, Peru, Cuba and Russia, as the charismatic but flawed genius Dr Paul Farmer challenges widely-held preconceptions about poverty and healthcare. As a medical student, Farmer found his life's calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools... more...

  • Social Media in Clinical Practiceby Bertalan Meskó

    Springer London 2013; US$ 39.99

    Because the number of patients using social media, and the number of applications and solutions used by medical professionals online have both been sky-rocketing, this needed book presents a lucid, compact collection of practical examples and case studies. more...

  • Birth Without Doctorsby Jacqueline Vincent-Priya

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Most women giving birth in rural communities throughout the Third World cannot enjoy the ''benefits'' of modern medical assistance. They are usually too expensive and too far away. This book is the result of journeys and conversations between the author, traditional midwives and mothers which took place over several years in Malaysia and Indonesia.... more...

  • Sustaining Primary Health Careby Anne LaFond

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Analyzing the dimensions of the struggle for effective health care in the developing countries, this study demonstrates how current governmental and donor agency policies in such countries as Uganda, Ghana, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam have failed to develop efficient systems. The author argues against the current emphasis on decentralization and privatization,... more...

  • Health and Environmental Impact Assessmentby British Medical Association

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    This text shows why we need to develop an integrated approach to health and environmental impact assessment of development projects, and how this might be achieved. Case studies and examples are provided more...

  • Engineering Genesisby Donald Bruce; Ann Bruce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Few issues have aroused so much public attention and controversy as recent developments in biotechnology. How can we make sound judgements of the cloning of Dolly the sheep, genetically altered foodstuffs, or the prospect of transplanting pigs' hearts into humans? Are we 'playing God' with nature? What is driving these developments, and how can they... more...