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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 28.99
Plagues in World History provides a concise, comparative world history of catastrophic infectious diseases, including plague, smallpox, tuberculosis, cholera, influenza, and AIDS. John Aberth considers not only their varied impact but also the many ways in which people have been able to influence diseases simply through their cultural attitudes.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 137.00
According to the most recent census, there are 11 million Asian Americans now, and their numbers are expected to triple by 2050. Hailing from more than 50 different countries and cultures, their health is affected by genetics, actions, beliefs, and prejudices that differ from those of others in the United States. In these timely volumes, a cross-disciplinary... more...
- Gateways Books & Tapes 2011; US$ 12.99
Packed with detailed information and practices for infusing caregiving with spirituality and hope, this book provides simple tools for the practice of mindfulness amidst the stress of the caregiving environment. Straightforward and practical methods are provided for dealing with crisis situations and a section is included on how a caregiver can assist... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 63.34
Die Abhandlung zeigt Möglichkeiten und Wege auf, wie die qualitativ hochwertige Gesundheitsversorgung in Deutschland auch in Zeiten des demographischen Wandels und eines zunehmenden Ärztemangels gesichert werden kann. Diskutiert wird die Erbringung bislang Ärzten vorbehaltener Leistungen durch nicht-ärztliches Personal im Wege der Delegation oder... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 63.34
Zwingende Voraussetzung der Zulassung eines neuen Arzneimittels ist dessen vorherige klinische Prüfung. Diese ist jedoch ? trotz der hohen Sorgfaltsanforderungen - mit gesundheitlichen Risiken für die Studienteilnehmer verbunden. Zur Kompensation prüfungsbedingter Gesundheitsschäden sieht die (deutsche) Rechtsordnung eine Kombination von Ersatzansprüchen... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 12.82
The eating style proven to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. LOSE WEIGHT, STAY FIT, AND FEEL GREAT WHILE EATING SOME OF THE MOST DELICIOUS AND HEALTHIEST FOOD ON EARTH. Renowned for its dazzling beauty and delectable cuisine, the Mediterranean island of Sicily has historically one of the healthiest diets in the world. Recent studies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95
It is estimated that 90% of those who are HIV positive are in employment. However, the significant body of literature into HIV/AIDS to date has primarily focused on the medical aspects of the disease and its implications for health/social policy. There has been little analysis of the employment implications of HIV/AIDS, and what does exist is essentially... more...
- World Health Organization 2007; US$ 15.00
Health-care associated infections affect between 5 and 30% of patients. The associated burden of disease is extremely high, and is a significant drain on health-sector resources and households. Ensuring safe environmental health conditions in health care can reduce the transmission of health care associated infections. The interventions provide an... more...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 45.00
'A very interesting melange of descriptive material - in the form of case studies - and more analytical and conceptual pieces covering the broad span of the health and well-being agenda' - Health Matters Promoting Health provides an up-to-date and accessible introduction to current health promotion and public health developments in the UK. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 33.95
Highly commended in the Public Health category, BMA Medical Awards 2010There are enormous health benefits from tackling climate change. This is the first book to set out what health practitioners can do to prevent the worst impacts of climate change, to make health services sustainable, and to design healthy, sustainable communities. The book:- ... more...