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- Beacon Press 2015; US$ 24.95
The author of the highly acclaimed Overdiagnosed describes seven widespread assumptions that encourage excessive, often ineffective, and sometimes harmful medical care. You might think the biggest problem in medical care is that it costs too much. Or that health insurance is too expensive, too uneven, too complicated?and gives you too many... more...
- Michelle Anderson Publishing 2015; US$ 15.95
This book is a comprehensive and clinically objective review of drug abuse and addiction in Australia. It is written to appeal to families, educators, policy makers, students, healthcare professionals and drug users. It is based on the knowledge and experience of Dr John Sherman and his clinic in Footscray, a western suburb of Melbourne. The book comprises... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Despite all the rhetoric about the importance of infectious disease surveillance, the concept itself has received relatively little critical attention from academics, practitioners, and policymakers. This book asks leading contributors in the field to engage with five key issues attached to international disease outbreak surveillance - transparency,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 28.99
Peter Piot, founding executive director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), recounts his experience as a clinician, scientist, and activist fighting the disease from its earliest manifestation to today. The AIDS pandemic was not only disruptive to the health of millions worldwide but also fractured international relations,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Health, Food and Social Inequality investigates how vast amounts of consumer data are used by the food industry to enable the social ranking of products, food outlets and consumers themselves, and how this influences food consumption patterns. This book supplies a fresh social scientific perspective on the health consequences of poor diet.... more...
Evaluation of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Programs: Improving Population Health through Evidence-Based PracticeOxford University Press 2015; US$ 64.99
Evaluation of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Programs offers conceptual and methodological frameworks for the six phases of health program evaluation: DT introduction to evaluation DT models of evaluation planning DT efficacy and effectiveness evaluation DT measurement and analysis evaluation DT process and qualitative evaluation DT cost analysis... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 179.00
This is the first book tackling the topic of world suffering. It compiles in one place the ideas, perspectives, and findings of researchers from around the world who pioneered research-based understanding of human suffering. Some chapters use the paradigm of ?quality of life? to explore ways to enhance knowledge on suffering. Other chapters show... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 19.99
Die zurzeit weltweit größten Interventions- und Beobachtungsstudien vermitteln einen exzellenten Überblick über unser aktuelles Wissen zu den physiologischen Wechselwirkungen von Ernährung und Bewegung u. a. hinsichtlich Körpergewicht, Stoffwechsel, Fettgewebe, Hormone, Herz-Kreislauf-System sowie des Knochenbaus und der Immunität. Die Ergebnisse... more...