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  • Public Health Challenges in Contemporary Chinaby Md. Nazrul Islam

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 111.91

    This book addresses contemporary public health challenges in China from an interdisciplinary perspective. These challenges include health service system, population ageing, food safety, substance abuse and its prevention and treatment, Buddhist delivery of elderly care, the development of professional healthcare social work, and the integration of... more...

  • Improving Aid Effectiveness in Global Healthby Elvira Beracochea

    Springer New York 2015; US$ 111.91

    This direct, accessible guide uses a human rights perspective to define effectiveness in aid delivery and offer a robust framework for creating sustainable health programs and projects and assessing their progress. Geared toward hands-on professionals in such critical areas as food aid, maternal health, and disease control, it lays out challenges... more...

  • An Investigation Report on Large Public Hospital Reforms in Chinaby Lulu Zhang; Meina Li; Feng Ye; Tao Ding; Peng Kang

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 111.91

    This book provides a comprehensive understanding of public hospital reform in China, which is a hot topic for China?s new round of health sector reform. The authors use rich data from both health provider side and service user side and conduct a cross-sectional study in China with some comparative analysis between different locations. It provides... more...

  • Introduction to Health Care Qualityby Yosef D. Dlugacz

    Wiley 2016; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00

    Introduction to Health Care Quality explores the issues of quality management in today's health care environment, and provides clear guidance on new and perennial challenges in the field. The idea of 'quality' is examined in the context of a variety of health care situations, with practical emphasis on assessment, monitoring, analysis, and improvement.... more...

  • Community Health Nursingby K. Madhav Naidu

    GenNext Publication 2009; US$ 44.99

    Throughout the history, community health nurses have been an integral part of the health promotion and disease prevention activities as well as health care reform. With the evolving health care system and challenges that clients face in the community, the importance and necessity of community health nurses continues. Community health nursing is a... more...

  • Alimentación y Nutriciónby Teresa Blanco Blasco

    Editorial UPC 2015; US$ 13.00

    En Alimentación y Nutrición, teresa Blanco de Alvarado-Ortiz comparte con sus lectores un enfoque global de la nutrición y de la alimentación, ambos aspectos de vital importancia para alcanzar una mejor calidad de vida. Así, inicia la obra con una revisión histórica; luego expone la complejidad química de los alimentos y profundiza en cada nutriente... more...

  • Health Promotion Programsby Carl I. Fertman; Diane D. Allensworth; Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)

    Wiley 2016; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00

    Comprehensive coverage, real-world issues, and a focus on the practical aspects of health promotion Health Promotion Programs combines theory and practice to deliver a comprehensive introduction to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion programs. Presenting an overview of best practices from schools, health care organizations,... more...

  • Understanding Treatment Without Consentby Ian Shaw; Hugh Middleton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In Understanding Treatment Without Consent, key contributors examine the work of the UK Mental Health Act Commission (MHAC), which was established to ensure the care and rights of people subjected to the various sections of the 1983 Mental Health Act. Based on a research project funded by the Department of Health, the book also offers a broader exploration... more...

  • Law in Public Health Practiceby Richard A. Goodman; Richard E. Hoffman; Wilfredo Lopez; Gene W. Matthews; Mark A. Rothstein; Karen L. Foster

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 64.99

    Written jointly by experts in law and in public health, this book is designed specifically for public health practitioners, lawyers, healthcare providers, and law and public health educators and students. It provides both a thorough review of the legal basis and authorities for core elements of public health practice and solid discussions of high-priority... more...

  • War and Public Healthby Barry S. Levy; Victor W. Sidel

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 62.99

    The first comprehensive examination of the relationship between war and public health, this book documents the public health consequences of war and describes what health professionals can do to minimize these consequences and even help prevent war altogether. It explores the effects of war on health, human rights, and the environment. The health and... more...