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Public Health

  • Children as Caregiversby Jean Hunleth

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    Medical anthropologist Jean Hunleth chronicles the experiences of children living with parents and guardians who are suffering from these infectious diseases and shows how their perspectives matter in the global debates about health care. Children as Caregivers examines how well intentioned practitioners fail to realize how children take on active... more...

  • Youth Drinking Cultures in a Digital Worldby Antonia C. Lyons; Tim McCreanor; Ian Goodwin; Helen Moewaka Barnes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Social media has helped boost the culture of intoxication, a central aspect of young people?s social lives in many Western countries. Initial research suggests that these technologies enable highly-nuanced, targeted marketing and innovations ? creating new virtual spaces that alter the dynamics and consequences of drinking cultures in significant... more...

  • Public Health Leadershipby Richard Callahan; Dru Bhattacharya

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 69.95

    Designed for professionals and aspiring professionals in public policy, public health, and related programs, Public Health Leadership illustrates the complexity of contemporary issues at the intersection of public health and healthcare and the compelling need to engage numerous public and private stakeholders to effectively advance population health.... more...

  • Environmental Chemistry, Tenth Editionby Stanley Manahan

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 99.95

    With clear explanations, real-world examples and updated questions and answers, the tenth edition of Environmental Chemistry emphasizes the concepts essential to the practice of environmental science, technology and chemistry while introducing the newest innovations in the field. The author follows the general format and organization popular in... more...

  • Elder Abuseby XinQi Dong

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 200.81

    This book provides a global comprehensive and systematic state-of-the review of this field that fills the gaps between research, practice, and policy.  The book addresses the epidemiology of the issue and the global prevalence of elder abuse in both developed and developing countries, which synthesizes the most up-to-date data about risk factors... more...

  • Qualitäts- und Risikomanagement im Gesundheitswesenby Peter Kuntsche; Kirstin Börchers

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 55.95

    Das Buch liefert einen umfassenden Überblick über das Qualitäts- und Risikomanagement im Gesundheitswesen (QMRM) und stellt die Ziele und Ausrichtungen eines QMRM-Systems sowie die Prämissen und Stolpersteine bei der praktischen Umsetzung vor. Es beschreibt die Werkzeuge und Methoden für den Einsatz im QMRM sowie das Prozessmanagement und stellt die... more...

  • Moyamoya Disease Explored Through RNF213by Akio Koizumi; Kazuhiro Nagata; Kiyohiro Houkin; Teiji Tominaga; Susumu Miyamoto; Shigeo Kure; Elizabeth Tournier-Lasserve

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 126.83

    This book presents the latest findings on biological, epidemiological, and clinical investigations of RNF213 , which is thought to be involved in many biological processes and plays a key role in cerebro- and cardiovascular disease . By discussing the epidemiology and genetic epidemiology of the disease with a particular focus on the molecular function... more...

  • Participation in Health and Welfare Servicesby Arne H. Eide; Staffan Josephsson; Kjersti Vik

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Today, healthy ageing and active, meaningful lives are core values and aims for international and national health policies. Health services are challenged to ensure that the recipients of their services are active participants in their own care and beyond. Participation allows patients to become less dependent on healthcare providers, increasing their... more...

  • Bright Futuresby American Academy of Pediatrics; Joseph F. Hagan; Judith S. Shaw; Paula M. Duncan

    American Academy of Pediatrics 2017; US$ 69.95

    This essential resource provides key background information and recommendations for themes critical to healthy child development along with well-child supervision standards for 31 age-based visits?from newborn through 21 years. What?s in the Bright Futures Guidelines, Fourth Edition? Twelve health promotion themes addressing · lifelong health... more...

  • Mixed Messagesby Stefanie Mollborn

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 18.99

    American teenagers hear mixed messages about sex and sexuality. Struggles over teen sexuality norms and their enforcement are a major cultural battleground. What are these norms, and what makes them effective or ineffective? Through interviews with college students and teen parents, this book reveals teenagers' fascinating and complicated social worlds. more...