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Public Health

  • Healthy Boundariesby James G. Hanley

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 125.00

    Argues that the legacies of Victorian public health in England and Wales were not just better health and cleaner cities, but also new ideas of property, liability, and community. more...

  • Public Health Intelligenceby Krishna Regmi; Ivan Gee

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    The first textbook on public health intelligence presents indepth the key concepts, methods, and objectives of this increasingly importantcompetency. It systematically reviews types of evidence and data that compriseintelligence, effective techniques for assessment, analysis, andinterpretation, and the role of this knowledge in quality health service... more...

  • Millions Savedby Amanda Glassman; Miriam Temin

    Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 19.95

    Over the past fifteen years, people in low- and middle-income countries have experienced a health revolutionone that has created new opportunities and brought new challenges. It is a revolution that keeps mothers and babies alive, helps children grow, and enables adults to thrive. Millions Saved: New Cases of Proven Success in Global Health chronicles... more...

  • Patient Complianceby Faiz Kermani; Madhu Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 170.00

    Vast global resources are ploughed into the delivery of treatment interventions ranging from diet and lifestyle advice to complex surgery. In all cases, whatever the intervention, unless the recipient is engaged with the process and understands why the intervention has been offered and the part they play in its success, compliance is an issue. Even... more...

  • Communicating Health Risks to the Publicby Dawn Hillier

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 134.95

    This book reviews current health risk communication strategies, and examines and assesses the technical and psycho-sociological tools available to support risk communication plans. It brings together approaches to risk communication from a number of countries and describes the techniques, including drama, storytelling and scenarios that are used to... more...

  • Design That Caresby Janet R. Carpman; Myron A. Grant

    Wiley 2016; US$ 90.00

    Customer-focused, evidence-based facility design promotes better health care delivery Design That Cares is the award-winning, essential textbook and guide for understanding and achieving customer-focused, evidence-based health care design excellence. This updated third edition includes new information about how all aspects of health facility... more...

  • Les eaux de Paris étudiées au point de vue de la santé publiqueby Aimé-Jean Linas; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "On n'a pas oublié les débats passionnés, les discussions orageuses, qu'a soulevés, dans le public et dans la presse, la question des Eaux de Paris. Tout récemment encore, M. Robinet, le savant rapporteur du projet de dérivation des sources de la Dhuis, adressait, sous le couvert anodin d'une Lettre à un conseiller d'État, une vigoureuse... more...

  • Exercise in Spaceby Stefan Schneider

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This volume of the Series SpringerBriefs in Space Life Sciences summarizes the newest finding in the field of mental health and physiological exercise in Space. Currently two major challenges are impacting human health in the western societies, one being a move towards a sedentary society, the second one being longevity. Both have a considerable... more...

  • Diagnosekodierung in der Praxisby Anja Schramm

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Anja Schrammerläutert Modelle zur Quantifizierung der Kodierqualität und der Analysehinsichtlich Persistenz, Spezifität und Qualitätskennzeichen sowie fürspezifische Krankheiten wie z. B. Rheumatoide Arthritis und Diabetes mellitus. Unterdem Aspekt der asymmetrischen Information diskutiert sie die Ergebnissekritisch und zeigt Lösungsmöglichkeiten... more...

  • Community Wayfinding: Pathways to Understandingby Rebecca H. Hunter; Lynda A. Anderson; Basia L. Belza

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book examines wayfinding from a broad public health perspective and articulates what needs to be done to create better wayfinding for all people regardless of age, ability, or mode of transportation. Addressing both science and the human experience, the book brings together a group of international experts to examine community wayfinding from... more...