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Preventive Medicine

  • The Economics of Addictive Behaviours Volume Iby John Joshua

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 47.76

    This title discusses the phenomenon of smoking as a behavioural disease and the associated costs. The author details the consequences of smoking, in addition to the detrimental effects caused by second-hand tobacco smoke exposure as a health risk to children as well as to the general public. The central contribution of Joshua?s work is to address... more...

  • Nutrition in Lifestyle Medicineby James M. Rippe

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 116.86

    This newest addition to the Nutrition and Health series focuses on nutrition?s key role in lifestyle interventions to prevent and manage diseases. The book pays particular attention to nutritional considerations related to obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Edited by cardiologist, Dr. James Rippe, a well-known expert in the nascent specialty... more...

  • The Physiology of Exercise in Spinal Cord Injuryby J. Andrew Taylor

    Springer US 2016; US$ 159.36

    Every year, around the world, between 250,000 and 500,000 people suffer a spinal cord injury (SCI). Those with an SCI are two to five times more likely to die prematurely than people without a spinal cord injury, with worse survival rates in low- and middle-income countries. Dynamic aerobic requires integrated physiologic responses across the musculoskeletal,... more...

  • Psychiatric Care in Severe Obesityby Sanjeev Sockalingam; Raed Hawa

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.61

    This book is designed to present a comprehensive, state-of the-art approach to assessing and managing bariatric surgery and psychosocial care. Unlike any other text, this book focuses on developing a biopsychosocial understanding of patients? obesity journey and psychosocial factors contributing to their obesity and its management from an integrated... more...

  • Tatis: Sobreviví al cáncer, estando desahuciada. Segunda ediciónby Beatriz Narro

    Beatriz Narro Etchegaray 2016; US$ 6.00

    Biografía de la autora en dos partes: antes del cáncer y a partir del cáncer tipo Melanoma maligno con el que fue desahuciada en el año 2003, a los 49 años de edad. A pesar de todos los pronósticos médicos, al día de hoy Tatis está curada. Beatriz Narro (Tatis) nos describe en esta obra los acontecimientos de su vida de manera valiente, sensible y... more...

  • Parental Obesity: Intergenerational Programming and Consequencesby Lucy R. Green; Robert L. Hester

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 159.36

    In this book, leading figures in the field of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease provide up-to-date information from human clinical trials, cohorts, and animal physiology experiments to reveal the interdependence between parental obesity and health of the offspring. Obesity of the mother and father produces obesity in their offspring, so... more...

  • Heartby Johannes Hinrich von Borstel; David Shaw

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 20.99

    The heart ? we all have one, pumping away reliably in our chest, never stopping till the day we die. But few of us think much about this heroic organ until it starts to go wrong. In this lively and informative exploration of all aspects of the heart, Johannes Hinrich von Borstel offers a perfect mix of medical fact and amusing anecdote. A prospective... more...

  • Enhancing Behavioral Health in Latino Populationsby Lorraine T. Benuto; William O'Donohue

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 74.36

    This timely volume examines the potential of integrated care in providing effective, accessible behavioral healthcare for Latino clients. The integrated care model is discussed in practical terms, with guidelines for the addressing the needs of Latinos in a coordinated, patient-focused setting. Specific points of attention include common behavioral... more...

  • Achieving Respiratory Health Equalityby Juan Carlos Celedón

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.99

    Including comprehensive coverage of health disparities commonly encountered in pediatric and adult pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine, Achieving Respiratory Health Equality in the United States provides a definitive reference on this prominent issue. Expert authors explore questions such as:  * What is the evidence... more...

  • Segmentation in Social Marketingby Timo Dietrich; Sharyn Rundle-Thiele; Krzysztof Kubacki

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 106.24

    This book brings together current innovative methods and approaches to segmentation and outlines why segmentation is needed to support more effective social marketing program design. It presents a variety of segmentation approaches alongside case studies of their application in various social marketing contexts.  The book extends the use of... more...