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  • Understanding Health Servicesby Nick Black; Reinhold Gruen

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00

    No single discipline can provide a full account of how and why health care is the way it is. This book provides you with a series of conceptual frameworks which help to unravel the apparent complexity that confronts the inexperienced observer. It demonstrates the need for contributions from medicine, sociology, economics, history and epidemiology.... more...

  • Clinical governance in primary careby Jeff Lucas; John Wright

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

    This e-book addresses primary healthcare, clinical governance in the UK and where we are. A mix of 12 papers on many aspects from the general to the particular are included e.g. review of the progress of the clinical governance development programme, setting up a new practice, research into the consistency of NHS Direct advice, an audit into informed... more...

  • Health Promotion Practiceby Glenn Laverack

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00

    Explains an approach that has been used by health promoters to build and evaluate empowerment. This book provides a focus on communities and is illustrated throughout with field experiences in the United Kingdom, Asia, North America, the Pacific region and Africa. It gives an understanding of the key concepts of power and empowerment. more...

  • Social Policy For Nurses And The Helping Professionsby Stephen Peckham; Elizabeth Meerabeau

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    Examines the relationship between welfare and health and includes discussion of policy issues, including changes in health care delivery and the tackling of health and social inequalities. This book also emphasises the significance of social policy in preventing ill health and disability, as well as supporting the sick and disabled people. more...

  • Thinking Positive - The Importance of Resilience and Listening to Children and Young Peopleby Don Stewart; Jenny McWhirter

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This e-book is dedicated to the memory of Noreen Whetton. The papers in this e-book discuss the resilient school approach, and the child focused approach of Noreen Whetton in her work in health education on understanding children and young people. Resilience is a life event phenomenon that buffers against circumstances that normally overwhelm a person's... more...

  • Rapport sur la santé dans le monde 2007by WHO

    World Health Organization 2007; US$ 40.00

    Le Rapport sur la santé dans le monde 2006 expose l'analyse que font les spécialistes de la crise du personnel de santé dans le monde et propose des mesures de grande envergure pour y remédier dans les dix ans qui viennent en agissant dès maintenant. En faisant entrevoir ce qui pourrait être l'une des plus grandes avancées en matière de sécurité... more...

  • An Introduction to Public Health and Epidemiologyby Susan Carr; Nigel Unwin; Tanja Pless-Mulloli

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    What are epidemiology and public health? What is the nature of public health evidence and knowledge? What strategies can be used to protect and improve health? This book provides a multi-professional introduction to the key concepts in public health and epidemiology. It is suitable for students of public health and healthcare professionals. more...

  • Incentives in Health Systemsby Dr Russell Mannion; Professor Huw Davies

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    Policy makers and service managers have, over the past decade, designed and implemented a broad range of implicit and explicit incentive schemes– tied to routinised measurement – as a means of driving performance and quality improvement in provider organisations. The papers in this e-book draw on a wide range of UK and international experience... more...

  • World Health Statistics 2008by WHO

    World Health Organization 2008; US$ 40.00

    This annual edition presents the most recent statistics since 1990 of over 80 health indicators for WHO's 193 Member States. This fourth edition includes an expanded set of over 76 key indicators and a section with 10 highlights in global health statistics in the past year. This book has been collated from publications and databases of WHO's... more...

  • Trust Matters in Health Careby Michael Calnan; Rosemary Rowe

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 57.00

    Has increasing patient self-management changed trust relations with health professionals, potentially requiring a more equal relationship based on mutual trust? This book provides a theoretical and policy analysis of the nature, salience and impact of trust on relations between patients, clinicians, and health service managers. more...