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Public Health

  • Drug Dependenceby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Drug dependence-according to the 1969 W orId Health Organization definition-is 'A state, psychic and sometimes also physical, resulting from the interaction between a living organism and a drug, characte­ rized by behavioural and other responses that always include a com­ pulsion to take the drug on a continuous or periodic basis in order to experience... more...

  • Self-Medicationby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00


  • Health, Medicine, Societyby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Proceedings of the International Conference on the Sociology of Medicine, Warsaw (Jablonna), August 20-25, 1973 more...

  • Obesity: Its Pathogenesis And Managementby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    What I had in mind when I started planning this book was a collection of scholarly essays, each dealing with the problem of obsesity from a particular point of view, which I hoped would be of value to all those working in the field, either as researchers or as therapists. I approached my task in the spirit of an art collector. Such a person must soon... more...

  • Pervasive Health Knowledge Managementby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 209.00

    This book explains how mobile technologies and knowledge management (KM) can streamline health systems by removing time and place limitations, reducing costs, and giving patients a more proactive part in managing their conditions. more...

  • Advances in Medical Educationby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 479.00

    About 550 registrants from 51 different countries attended the Seventh Ottawa Conference on Medical Education and Assessment in Maastricht. We received 525 abstracts for the conference, divided in thematic poster sessions and platform presentations. Organising the conference was an honour and we tried to meet the high standards of a friendly and relaxed... more...

  • Rehabilitation Todayby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    HIS book is based on a series of papers first published in Update during T 1974 and 1975. When they originally appeared they attracted attention from workers in many fields connected with rehabilitation, and it was clear that their appeal stretched far beyond the usual readership of Update. The papers present a unique collection of information on aspects... more...

  • Monitoring Environmental Materials and Specimen Bankingby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Ever since the industrial revolution, large numbers of environmentally hazardous materials are in­ troduced into the global environment annually; a list of all substances which are at present re­ garded as environmentally hazardous might contain thousands of compounds, and new substan­ ces are still being added. Several major activities are necessary... more...

  • Das Bild des Arztes im 21. Jahrhundertby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 79.99

    Das Bild ärztlicher Tätigkeit unterliegt einem steten Wandel. Der Arzt von heute wird zunehmend mit neuen nicht originär-medizinischen Anforderungen konfrontiert. Dies wirft die Frage nach der Identität der ärztlichen Profession in der Moderne auf: Wandelt sich das Bild des Arztes am Ende vom antiken ?Heiler" zu einem ?Gesundheitsmanager"? Der Band... more...