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Public Health

  • Introduction to Public Healthby Raymond L. Goldsteen; Karen Goldsteen; Terry Dwelle

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00

    The only public health text to incorporate new Affordable Care Act legislation. Praise for the first edition:. "More than just another preliminary textbook, this comprehensive introduction for those who are new to the field of public health weaves together its values, goals, and practices into a lucid introductory text.". —Sally Guttmacher... more...

  • Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursingby Paula N. Kagan; Marlaine C. Smith; Peggy L. Chinn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This anthology presents the philosophical and practice perspectives of nurse scholars whose works center on promoting nursing research, practice, and education within frameworks of social justice and critical theories. Social justice nursing is defined by the editors as nursing practice that is emancipatory and rests on the principle of praxis which... more...

  • Comprehensive Care for HIV/AIDSby Teresa L. Scheid

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    A comprehensive health care system consists of services that are coordinated and integrated along the full continuum of care. For HIV patients, this includes physical health care, infectious disease management, crisis care, mental health care, substance abuse counseling, and social support services including housing, transportation, subsistence, and... more...

  • Social Security for the Elderlyby S. Irudaya Rajan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    This book overviews the issue of population ageing in five countries in South Asia and projects the emerging scenarios. With a new field survey, it also documents existing policies and programs on pensions and social security, and examines their fiscal implications for the economy and society. Ageing of population is an inevitable consequence of... more...

  • Free to Be Foolishby Howard M. Leichter

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.00

    Each of us is, to a certain extent, dangerous to his or her own health, but how far do we want the government to curb our freedom to be "foolish"? In a look at such highly charged health issues as smoking, alcohol, road safety, and AIDS, Howard Leichter analyzes the efforts of the United States and Great Britain to confront the seemingly constant... more...

  • Reflective Learningby Teresa Budworth; Waddah Shihab Ghanem Al Hashemi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Reflective Learning is the essential reference for health and safety practitioners wanting to develop their professional skills and practice. Whether you are a new practitioner looking to expand your knowledge or an experienced professional seeking to build on existing skills, this book is indispensable. Step by step, Reflective Learning guides... more...

  • An Introduction to Aquatic Toxicologyby Mikko Nikinmaa

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    An Introduction to Aquatic Toxicology is an introductory reference for all aspects of toxicology pertaining to aquatic environments. As water sources diminish, the need to understand the effects that contaminants may have on aquatic organisms and ecosystems increases in importance. This book will provide you with a solid understanding of aquatic... more...

  • Der goldende Skalpby Renate Hartwig

    'fontis 2014; US$ 14.99

    Vor 20 Jahren hat die Publizistin Renate Hartwig mit ihrer unbestechlichen und unerschrockenen Art Scientology über massive Öffentlichkeitsarbeit die Stirn geboten. Sie hat durch breite Thematisierung verhindert, dass diese totalitäre Institution in Deutschland wie gewünscht Fuß fassen kann. Heute klagt sie ein anderes System mit skandalösen Zügen... more...

  • Key Themes in Public Healthby Miranda Thurston

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    ?The growth of public health courses aimed at undergraduates has created a new need for textbooks that are appropriate and stimulating. Miranda Thurston has succeeded in producing something which strikes the right note. It is wide ranging in scope without being superficial and is accessible to the young learner. It is a sort of 'Wiki'. Just what... more...

  • Enigmas of Health and Diseaseby Alfredo Morabia

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    This book is the principal account of epidemiology?s role in the development of effective measures to identify, prevent, and treat diseases. Throughout history, epidemiologists have challenged conventional knowledge, elucidating mysteries of causality and paving the way for remedies. From the outbreak of the bubonic plague, cholera, and cancer to... more...