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  • 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...

  • Bekkeninstabiliteitby J.M.A. Mens

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2010; US$ 49.99

    Dit boek biedt een vrijwel compleet overzicht van de actuele kennis op het gebied van bekkeninstabiliteit: rug– en bekkenklachten die tijdens de zwangerschap of de bevalling kunnen ontstaan. In heldere bewoordingen lees je: wat bekkeninstabiliteit precies is, waardoor je het kunt krijgen, welke klachten zich hierbij voordoen, wat je er zelf aan kunt... more...

  • Health and Well-Being Across the Life Courseby Mary Larkin

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 46.00

    This new text from Mary Larkin on the increasingly important life course approach covers health from pre-pregnancy to old age. Chapters include suggestions for further reading, discussion points, activities and activity commentaries to make it ideal for interactive student learning and critical reflection. more...

  • HIV/AIDS in U.S. Communities of Colorby Kimberly Y. Smith

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 109.00

    Written by noted experts in the field who have years of experience Comprehensive, up-to-date and filled with cutting edge information Written with a keen and sensitive eye toward cultural differences more...

  • Betriebliche Gesundheitsförderung erfolgreich umsetzen: Praxishandbuch für Pflege- und Sozialdienste (German Edition)by Ingrid Spicker; Anna Schopf

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.99

    Zeitdruck, Stress, Überlastung: Pflegekräfte und Heimhelfer/innen in der mobilen Pflege und Betreuung sind einem hohen Gesundheitsrisiko ausgesetzt. Manager/innen und Führungskräfte in Pflegeorganisationen müssen zunehmend gesundheitsförderliche Arbeitsbedingungen gestalten. Erfolgreich umgesetzt, steigern sie das Wohlbefinden der Mitarbeiter, die... more...

  • Hospital-Acquired Infectionsby Zsolt Filetoth

    Wiley 2008; US$ 75.99

    Hospital acquired infections (HAI) are complications of health care which affect on average 10 percent of patients admitted to hospital world wide. They have serious public health implications by changing the quality of life of patients and sometimes causing disability or even death. The purpose of this comprehensive text is to provide nurses and junior... more...

  • Trade and Healthby WHO

    World Health Organization 2009; US$ 25.00

    SPS, TRIPS, trade-distorting subsidies, Doha Paragraph Six... The language of trade and health is specialized and may seem obscure. Though the language may be daunting, international trade agreements now being negotiated affect all of us, and health professionals in particular need to master the terminology if they are to participate in the national... more...