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Public Health

  • The Mediterranean Dietby Victor R. Preedy; Ronald Ross Watson

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 175.00

    The Mediterranean Diet offers researchers and clinicians a single authoritative source which outlines many of the complex features of the Mediterranean diet: ranging from supportive evidence and epidemiological studies, to the antioxidant properties of individual components. This book embraces a holistic approach and effectively investigates the... more...

  • Ebolaby Laurie Garrett

    Hachette Books 2014; US$ 2.99

    Where does Ebola originate? How does it spread? And what should governments do to stop it? Few people understand the answers to these questions better than Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Laurie Garrett. In this masterful account of the 1995 Ebola outbreak in Zaire, Garrett, now the Senior Fellow for Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations,... more...

  • Mastering Public Healthby Geraint Lewis; Jessica Sheringham; Jamie Lopez Bernal; Tim Crayford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Mastering Public Health: A Postgraduate Guide to Examinations and Revalidation, Second Edition is an essential study aid for all those preparing for postgraduate, masters, and higher examinations in public health. Now updated and revised for the second edition, the book continues to provide all postgraduate students taking higher public health... more...

  • Coffee in Health and Disease Preventionby Victor R. Preedy

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    Coffee in Health and Disease Prevention presents a comprehensive look at the compounds in coffee, their reported benefits (or toxicity risks) and also explores them on a health-condition specific level, providing researchers and academics with a single-volume resource to help in identifying potential treatment uses. No other book on the market considers... more...

  • Listeria, Listeriosis, and Food Safety, Third Editionby Elliot T. Ryser; Elmer H. Marth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 231.00

    Since the second edition of Listeria, Listeriosis, and Food Safety was published in 1999, the United States has seen a 40 percent decline in the incidence of listeriosis, with the current annual rate of illness rapidly approaching the 2010 target of 2.5 cases per million. Research on this food-borne pathogen, however, has continued unabated, concentrating... more...

  • Systems Theory and the Sociology of Health and Illnessby Morten Knudsen; Werner Vogd

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Modern societies and organizations are characterized by multiple kinds of observations, systems, or rationalities, rather than singular identities and clear hierarchies. This holds true for healthcare where we find a range of different perspectives ? from medicine to education, from science to law, from religion to politics ? brought together in different... more...

  • Global Health Nursingby Christina Harlan

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 60.00

    The narratives in this book offer rare and much-needed insight into the lived experiences and contributions of the largest cadre of global health workers: the nurses who have dedicated their careers and their lives to serving the world's poor. Paul Farmer, MD, PhD. Kolokotrones University Professor,. Harvard University. Co-Founder, Partners in... more...

  • The Healthy Country?by Alistair Woodward; Tony Blakely

    Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 21.88

    Did Maori or Europeans live longer in 1769? Why were Pakeha New Zealanders the healthiest, longest lived people on the face of the globe for eighty years and why did Maori not enjoy the same life expectancy? Why were New Zealanders? health and longevity surpassed by other nations in the late twentieth century? Through lively text and quantitative... more...

  • Introduction to the US Food Systemby Roni Neff

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    A public health approach to the US food system Introduction to the US Food System: Public Health, Environment, and Equity is a comprehensive and engaging textbook that offers students an overview of today's US food system, with particular focus on the food system's interrelationships with public health, the environment, equity, and society. Using... more...

  • Economic Evaluation in Clinical Trialsby Henry A. Glick; Jalpa A. Doshi; Seema S. Sonnad

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 57.99

    It is becoming increasingly important to examine the relationship between the outcomes of a clinical trial and the costs of the medical therapy under study. The results of such analysis can affect reimbursement decisions for new medical technologies, drugs, devices or diagnostics. It can aid companies seeking to make claims about the cost-effectiveness... more...