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Preventive Medicine

  • Indoor Air Quality in Healthcare Facilitiesby Stefano Capolongo; Gaetano Settimo; Marco Gola

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.11

    This interdisciplinary guide offers background, research findings, and practical strategies for assessing and improving air quality in hospitals and other healthcare settings. Positing good air quality as critical to patient and staff well-being, it identifies disease-carrying microbes, pollutants, and other airborne toxins and their health risks,... more...

  • The Lose Your Belly Dietby Travis Stork

    Transworld 2017; US$ 18.32

    We want to be healthy. We want to be lean. And we want to lose that annoying fat around our bellies. Now we can! The Lose Your Belly Diet is built around a very clear, research-based concept: eating food that nourishes and protects the microbes in your gut paves the way for weight loss and a slimmer middle. Most importantly, having great gut... more...

  • Strategic Planning for Advanced Nursing Practiceby Madrean Schober

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 33.56

    This eagerly anticipated book equips readers to understand the dynamics of policy processes, relevant decision-making and the significance of key decision-makers. It also emphasizes the usefulness of negotiation and diplomacy skills in order to support the development of an advanced nursing practice (ANP) initiative that involves the identification... more...

  • Practical Strategies and Tools to Promote Treatment Engagementby William O'Donohue; Larry James; Cassandra Snipes

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 78.33

    This practice-building resource examines the psychology behind non-adherence and the importance of building commitment to treatment as the foundation of successful therapy. Coverage starts by illustrating the complex phenomena of non-adherence at different stages of intervention?including mechanisms and situations that may prevent even initial engagement.... more...

  • Youngerby Sara Gottfried

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 17.99

    The New York Times bestselling author of The Hormone Cure and The Hormone Reset Diet shows every woman how to create a lifestyle that will help her look great, feel energized, and slow down the effects of aging. Feel destined for cellulite, saddle bags, and belly fat? Does your family come from a long line of Alzheimer's, cancer, or heart disease?... more...

  • Youngerby Sara Gottfried

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 21.14

    The scientific reality is that 90 per cent of the signs of ageing and disease are caused by lifestyle choices, not your genes. In other words, you have the capability to overcome and transform your genetic history and tendencies. Harvard/MIT-trained physician Sara Gottfried, M.D. has created a revolutionary 7-week programme that empowers us to make... more...

  • The Ebola Pandemic in Sierra Leoneby John Idriss Lahai

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.11

    This book provides a timely examination of the Ebola pandemic in Sierra Leone from four different standpoints: 1) a social standpoint that focuses on the way in which the vulnerable Sierra Leonian population viewed the pandemic in light of their cultural beliefs, memories of past wars and narratives and actions of the government; 2) a good governance... more...

  • The Economics of Obesityby Tahereh Alavi Hojjat; Rata Hojjat

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 48.11

    Providing a fascinating insight into the factors that influence individual choices regarding eating habits, diet and other behavioral patterns relevant to obesity, this book offers a new perspective about the relationship of obesity to poverty and inequality. The authors explore a unique socioeconomic model that helps build the framework to understand... more...

  • Risikofaktor Präsentismusby Miriam Hägerbäumer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 32.90

    Prof. Dr. Miriam Hägerbäumer beleuchtet das als Präsentismus bezeichnete Phänomen des Arbeitens trotz Krankheit hinsichtlich seiner Ursachen und Folgen und entwickelt hierzu ein valides Messinstrument. Mit einem Überblick zum Thema Gesundheit und Krankheit im beruflichen Kontext schafft die Autorin die Grundlage für das Verständnis der Komplexität... more...

  • Healthy Citiesby Evelyne de Leeuw; Jean Simos

    Springer New York 2017; US$ 156.68

    This forward-looking resource recasts the concept of healthy cities as not only a safe, pleasant, and green built environment, but also one that creates and sustains health by addressing social, economic, and political conditions. It describes collaborations between city planning and public health creating a contemporary concept of urban governance?a... more...