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Public Health

  • OECD Reviews of Health Care Quality OECD Reviews of Health Care Quality: Australia 2015by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 47.00

    Australia’s health system functions remarkably well, despite operating under a complex set of institutions that make coordinating patient care difficult. Complications arising from a split in federal and state government funding and responsibilities are central to these challenges. This fragmented health care system can disrupt the continuity... more...

  • Biostatistics for Epidemiology and Public Health Using Rby PhD Bertram K.C. Chan

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 94.99

    Since it first appeared in 1996, the open-source programming language R has become increasingly popular as an environment for statistical analysis and graphical output. This is the first textbook to present classical biostatistical analysis for epidemiology and related public health sciences to students using the R language. Based on the assumption... more...

  • Global Population Health and Well- Being in the 21st Centuryby PhD George Lueddeke

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 94.99

    ?This is a remarkable, much-needed book that fills a significant gap in the health and social care literature in the early decades of the 21st century?public, global, clinical, ecological. It is powerful, ambitious, comprehensive, and sweeping at the same time that it is visionary, focused, and deep. Its power and passion are about the potential... more...

  • Problem-Solving Exercises in Green and Sustainable Chemistryby Albert S. Matlack; Andrew P. Dicks

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    When confronted with a problem in science, the way to proceed is not always obvious. The problem may seem intractable or there may be many possible solutions, with some better than others. Problem-Solving Exercises in Green and Sustainable Chemistry teaches students how to analyze and solve real-world problems that occur in an environmental context,... more...

  • Real-Time Environmental Monitoringby Miguel F. Acevedo

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    The natural environment is complex and changes continuously at varying paces. Many, like the weather, we notice from day to day. However, patterns and rhythms examined over time give us the bigger picture. These weather statistics become climate and help us build an understanding of the patterns of change over the long term. Real-Time Environmental... more...

  • The Health of Populationsby Jack James

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 69.95

    The Health of Populations: Beyond Medicine uses current research and in-depth analysis to provide insights into the issues and challenges of population health; a subject of increasing concern, due largely to rapid population growth, population aging, rising costs and diminishing resources, health inequality, and the global rise in noncommunicable... more...

  • Arsenicby J. Christopher States

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    This book illustrates the chemistry, toxicology, and health effects of arsenic using novel modeling techniques, case studies, experimental data, and future perspectives. ?    Covers exposure sources, health risks, and mechanisms of one of the most toxic minerals in the world ?    Helps readers understand potential health effects of arsenic, using... more...

  • Organizations, Communication, and Healthby Tyler R. Harrison; Elizabeth A. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Organizations, Communication, and Health focuses on theories and constructs of organizational communication and their relationship to health. The goal of the volume is to offer a current picture of organizational and organizing processes and practices related to health. Research in the area of health communication has expanded in recent years,... more...

  • Global Perspectives and Key Debates in Sex and Relationships Educationby Vanita Sundaram; Helen Sauntson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    There is a great variety of sex and relationship education in the global North and South and this book draws together the global perspectives and debates on this key topic. Issues including gender-based violence, pornography, sexual consent, sexual diversity and religious plurality are all discussed with reference to cutting-edge research. more...

  • Defective Housing and the Growth of Childrenby J. Lawson Dick

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    After World War I, housing was one of many pressing issues facing the country with multiple families often crowded in together in inadequate housing. This had a dramatic impact on health with increasing problems such as tuberculosis and malnutrition. Originally published in 1919, this study aimed to identify the ways in which defective housing impacted... more...