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Public Health

  • Oxford Manual of Major Incident Managementby Paul Hunt; Ian Greaves

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 34.99

    Written by experts, this title brings together and integrates the key facts involved in major incident planning and response. It serves as an authoritative quick reference guide in a user-friendly and succinct format. more...

  • The Role of Nurses in Disaster Management in Asia Pacificby Sheila Bonito; Hiroko Minami

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 47.06

    This book documents how nurses have shown their dedication, courage, expertise and compassion in helping communities prepare for, respond to and recover from disastrous events. It aims to inspire and equip nurses and other health professionals to help people in disaster-affected areas and contribute to community resilience. The last decade (2005-2015)... more...

  • Gesundheitsgerechte Dienstleistungsarbeitby Emanuel Beerheide; Arno Georg; Anne Goedicke; Constanze Nordbrock; Kai Seiler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 34.60

    Wir alle nehmen regelmäßig gastgewerbliche Dienstleistungen in Anspruch. Doch wie sehen Berufswege, Arbeitsbedingungen und gesundheitliche Risiken für die Menschen aus, die diese Dienstleistungen erbringen? Dieses Buch behandelt Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten gesundheitsgerechter Arbeit im Gastgewerbe, einer Branche mit vielfältigen Arbeitssituationen und... more...

  • Child Maltreatment in Residential Careby Adrian V. Rus; Sheri R. Parris; Ecaterina Stativa

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 141.20

    This data-rich volume reviews short- and long-term consequences of residential or institutional care for children across the globe as well as approaches to reducing maltreatment. Up-to-date findings from a wide range of developing and developed countries identify forms of abuse and neglect associated with institutionalization and their effects on development... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Healthby Seth J. Schwartz; Jennifer Unger

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 174.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Acculturation and Health brings together acculturation theory and methodology with work linking acculturative processes to overall health outcomes. The blending of these two streams of literature is critical to move advances in acculturation theory and research into practical application for researchers, practitioners, educators,... more...

  • Eating Disorders in Special Populationsby Jonna Fries; Veronica Sullivan

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 99.95

    Eating disorders are among the most complex disorders to treat, typically requiring medical, nutritional, and psychotherapeutic interventions. High relapse rates and the sense of urgency to save lives and minimize or prevent lifelong problems present challenges for even the most seasoned treatment providers. In an engaging, clear, and concise manner,... more...

  • Connected Objects in Healthby Laure Beyala

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 100.00

    Connected objects today present a range of opportunities in medicine. We live in a new digital era where the monitoring and analysis of one’s own health information no longer belongs solely to the realm of science fiction. The success of these new devices resides in their usage, which integrates seamlessly into the daily life of the user in order... more...

  • Novel Psychoactive Substancesby Ornella Corazza; Andres Roman-Urrestarazu

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.13

    In light of the recent emergence of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) on a global scale, this book provides a timely analysis of the social and economic impact of the NPS phenomenon, and of the global policy and regulatory responses to it. It presents the first comprehensive overview of the international regulation, policy and market structure... more...

  • Gasping for Airby MD Kevin Glynn

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 34.00

    Nearly 40 million Americans are affected by breathing disorders and diseases. Gasping ForAir is the compelling story of the continuous conflict between our need to breathe and the environmental forces that oppose us. more...

  • International Food Law and Policyby Gabriela Steier; Kiran K. Patel

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 129.43

    International Food Law and Policy is the first interdisciplinary piece of academic literature of its kind with a comprehensive, reader-friendly approach to teaching the major aspects of food regulation, law, policy, food safety and environmental sustainability in a global context.  The sections are grouped by continents and focus on a range of cross-disciplinary... more...