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  • Medical Fitness and Resilienceby Regina A. Shih; Sarah O. Meadows; Margret T. Martin

    RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95

    This report examines the relationship between medical fitness and resilience, using key constructs found in the scientific literature that address preventive care, presence and management of injuries and chronic conditions, and health care access. more...

  • The End of World Population Growth in the 21st Centuryby Warren C. Sanderson; Wolfgang Lutz; Sergei Scherbov

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    The 20th century was the century of explosive population growth, resulting in unprecedented impacts; in contrast, the 21st century is likely to see the end of world population growth and become the century of population aging. We are currently at the crossroads of these demographic regimes. This book presents fresh evidence about our demographic future... more...

  • Smog Alertby Derek Elsom

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    The world's cities are choking on pollution from traffic and industry. With the health of over 1.6 billion people under threat, poor urban air quality is fast becoming one of them most pressing environmental problems of our times. Smog Alert examines the causes and scale of urban air pollution, identifying who is most at risk, and what particular... more...

  • Healthy City Projects in Developing Countriesby Edmundo Werna; Trudy Harpham; Ilona Blue; Grey Goldstein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    With the growth of cities and towns throughout the developing world have come significant health problems. The urban poor are particularly affected, faced with the worst of both worlds: urban problems such as pollution and stress, combined with infectious diseases common in both rural and urban areas. The Healthy City Project shows how to put health... more...

  • Beyond Malthusby Lester R. Brown; Gary Gardner; Brian Halweil

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    On the bicentennial of Malthus' legendary essay on the tendency of population to grow more rapidly than the food supply, this book examines the impacts of population growth on 19 global resources and services, including food, fresh water, fisheries, jobs, education, income and health. Despite current hype of a 'birth dearth' in parts of Europe and... more...

  • Coping with Population Challengesby Louise Lassonde

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Despite rapidly decreasing rates of population growth caused by reduced fertility in the majority of world regions, demographers are predicting that the world's population will still double by the year 2050. The question is therefore no longer the traditional one of whether the planet can support so many people, but how to provide a sustainable future... more...

  • The Environment for Childrenby David Satterthwaite; et al

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Each year, millions of children die of environmental causes and many more suffer serious illness or injury. Children are often the most vulnerable to the condition of their environment -and their health is an index of its quality - but their wellbeing is rarely given priority by governments or aid agencies. Ironically, the problems can be traced back... more...

  • Final Reportby Soeren Mattke; Kristin R. Van Busum; Grant Martsolf

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    The Affordable Care Act places strong emphasis on quality of care as a means to improve outcomes for Americans and promote the financial sustainability of our health care system. This report attempts to help employers understand the structural differences between health plans and the performance dimensions along which plans can differ, as well as to... more...

  • Elements of Hygiene and Public Healthby Rai Bahadur Jaising P. Modi

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Elements of Hygiene and Public Health: For the Use of Medical Students and Practitioners, Second Edition explores India?s hygiene and public health status. This book is composed of 24 chapters. The first four chapters deal with the elements of hygiene, including water, air, ventilation, heating, and cooling. The subsequent chapters discuss industrial... more...

  • Epidemiología y bioestadísticaby Robert Nordness

    Elsevier Health Sciences Spain 2006; US$ 51.99

    Esta obra tiene las respuestas más precisas a todas las preguntas sobre epidemiología y bioestadística, ya sea para estudiantes de Medicina que preparan exámenes, médicos en formación o bien para clínicos con más experiencia que buscan una revisión de los temas esenciales relacionados con este campo. Las tablas, los algoritmos y las ilustraciones... more...