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Preventive Medicine

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  • The Affordable Care Act as a National Experimentby Harry P. Selker; June S. Wasser

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 26.42

    Told by those involved in the creation and implementation of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, this book reviews the history and impact of this legislation and recommends priorities, objectives, and next steps for translational research. more...

  • Risking Your Healthby Damien de Walque

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    Behaviors that pose risks for an individual’s health and that also represent important threats for public health, such as drug use, smoking, alcohol, unhealthy eating causing obesity, and unsafe sex, are highly prevalent in low income countries, even though they are traditionally associated with richer countries. Individual choices are an important... more...

  • Sustainability and Healthby Valerie A. Brown; John Grootjans; Jan Ritchie; Mardie Townsend; Glenda Verrinder

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Radical changes in the biosphere and human interaction with the environment are increasingly impacting on the health of populations across the world. Diseases are crossing the species barrier, and spreading rapidly through globalised transport systems. From new patterns of cancer to the threat of global pandemics, it is imperative that public health... more...

  • Defining Prevention Scienceby Zili Sloboda; Hanno Petras

    Springer US 2014; US$ 158.59

    Whoever coined the adage "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" could not have known how important this adage would become. The challenge of altering the health trajectories of poor lifestyle decisions for such behaviors as smoking, drinking, and using illicit drugs, violence, dropping out of school, engagement in risky sexual behaviors,... more...

  • Clinical Contraceptionby Gladys M. Cox

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Clinical Contraception, Second Edition considers the clinical significance and complexities of birth control. This book contains 12 chapters that focus on various types and methods of contraception. After providing an overview of classification of methods of contraception, this book goes on considering certain aspects of reproduction that have a... more...

  • New Aspects of Cheap Foodby Rudolph Keller

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    New Aspects of Cheap Food presents a Central European view of the nutritional aspects of cheap food. It covers foods such as vegetables, milk, sweetening, beverages, salt, and potassium. It also considers the food of soldiers and the economic aspects of cheap and scientific feeding. more...

  • Screening and Prevention in Primary Care, An Issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice,by Mack T. Ruffin IV

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2014; US$ 99.00

    This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, edited by Mack T. Ruffin IV, MD, MPH and Cameron G. Shultz PhD, MSW, is devoted to Preventive Medicine. Articles in this issue include Risk Assessment Approach Screening; Substance Use and Tobacco Screening; Sexually Transmitted Infections; Planned Pregnancy; Violence Screening; Breast Cancer... more...

  • Valkuilen in de orthopedische diagnostiekby Koos van Nugteren; Dos Winkel

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2010; US$ 32.20

    Iedere (para)medicus maakt het wel eens mee: bevindingen tijdens het onderzoek van een patiënt wijzen sterk op een bepaalde aandoening, maar na verloop van tijd blijkt er iets heel anders aan de hand te zijn. Soms heeft zo?n vergissing grote consequenties voor de patiënt. Dit boek gaat over dergelijke valkuilen in de orthopedische diagnostiek.... more...

  • Time-outby Ingrid Kollak

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 6.21

    Alle reden über Stress, aber nur wenige kümmern sich um Abhilfe. Mit voller Kraft zu funktionieren, hat eine hohe gesellschaftliche Anerkennung, dass aber bereits jeder 20. gesunde Mensch in Deutschland dazu Aufputsch- oder Beruhigungsmittel einnimmt, wird ausgeblendet. Dieses Buch findet es höchste Zeit, "Pause machen" und Entspannen als Aktivitäten... more...

  • Safety in Office-Based Dermatologic Surgeryby Jacob O. Levitt; Joseph F. Sobanko

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 137.44

    Personal protective equipment (PPE) for biological hazards ? such as, gloves, gowns, aprons, masks, or protective eyewear (face shields, goggles or glasses) - reduce the risk of exposure to potentially infective materials. This book highlights the risks inherent in dermatological surgery and the various tools used in its practice. The authors provide... more...