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Preventive Medicine

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

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 158.59

    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$ 74.00

    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$ 148.01

    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$ 105.72

    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...

  • Dokumentation und Abrechnung von Mangelernährung im Krankenhausby Corinna Voltz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 35.54

    Corinna Voltz führt in ihrer Studie eine Erlös- bzw. Rentabilitätsanalyse von kodierten Ernährungsdiagnosen an einem Klinikum der Maximalversorgung durch. Untersucht werden die Auswirkungen auf den Schweregrad der Diagnosis Related Groups-Fallpauschale und folglich den Erlös; dem gegenübergestellt werden die auftretenden relevanten Kosten der Apotheke... more...

  • Formative Research in Social Marketingby Krzysztof Kubacki; Sharyn Rundle-Thiele

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 105.72

    This book brings together the state of the art and current debates in the field of formative research, and examines many of the innovative methods largely overlooked in the available literature. This book will help social marketing to move beyond surveys and focus groups. The book addresses the needs of social marketing academics and practitioners... more...

  • Bevölkerungsschutzby Harald Karutz; Wolfram Geier; Thomas Mitschke

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 41.75

    Dieses interdisziplinäre Lehrbuch und Nachschlagewerk gibt einen klar strukturierten, orientierenden Überblick über Aufgaben, Strukturen, Organisationen und Akteure in den unterschiedlichen Bereichen von Notfallvorsorge und Gefahrenabwehr. Thematisiert werden sowohl natur- und ingenieurwissenschaftliche als auch sozial- und humanwissenschaftliche... more...

  • Building a Culture of Healthby John A. Quelch; Emily C. Boudreau

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.45

    This ambitious volume sets out to understand how every company impacts public health and introduces a robust model, rooted in organizational and scientific knowledge, for companies committed to making positive contributions to health and wellness. Focusing on four interconnected areas of corporate impact, it not only discusses the business imperative... more...

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acidsby Mahabaleshwar V. Hegde; Anand Arvind Zanwar; Sharad P. Adekar

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 158.59

    This volume argues for the importance of essential nutrients in our diet.  Over the last two decades there has been an explosion of research on the relationship of Omega-3 fatty acids and the importance of antioxidants to human health.  Expert authors  discuss the importance of a diet rich in Omega-3 Fatty acids for successful human... more...