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Preventive Medicine

  • AIDS in Pakistanby Ayaz Qureshi

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 141.73

    This book is the first full-length study of HIV/AIDS work in relation to government and NGOs. In the early 2000s, Pakistan’s response to HIV/AIDS was scaled-up and declared an area of urgent intervention. This response was funded by international donors requiring prevention, care and support services to be contracted out to NGOs - a global policy considered... more...

  • Nursing: Health Education and Improving Patient Self-Managementby Barbara Sassen

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 47.24

    This book describes the latest advances in health education and patients' self-management, addressing core questions such as: How can you motivate a patient to adopt a healthier lifestyle, and how can you support their self-management? Though there is a broad consensus within the nursing profession on the importance of health promotion and the promotion... more...

  • Quantified Lives and Vital Databy Rebecca Lynch; Conor Farrington

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 106.30

    This book raises questions about the changing relationships between technology, people and health. It examines the accelerating pace of technological development and a general shift to personalized, patient-led medicine. Such relationships are increasingly mediated through particular medical technologies, drawn together by the authors as ‘personal... more...

  • Primary Care for Older Adultsby Michael Wasserman; James Riopelle

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book provides a comprehensive and systematic state-of-the science review of major primary care delivery models, how they address specific needs of older adults, and available evidence for their efficacy. Written by experts in the field, this book explores the patient-centered medical home model (PCMH) in depth and dives into the complexities of... more...

  • Pocket Book for Simulation Debriefing in Healthcareby Denis Oriot; Guillaume Alinier

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 35.42

    This book is a concise manual on debriefing techniques in a clinical educational context. It presents the most popular debriefing techniques and, hence, can be used as a reference manual by educators to help them achieve their intended debriefing objectives. The overarching objective of debriefing is to promote reflection and improve patient safety... more...

  • Dimensions of Community-Based Projects in Health Careby Steven L. Arxer; John W. Murphy

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 70.86

    This salient reference grounds readers in the theoretical basis and day-to-day practice of community-based health care programs, and their potential as a transformative force in public health. Centering around concepts of self-determination, empowerment, and inclusiveness, the book details the roles of physicians, research, and residents in the transition... more...

  • A History of Health & Fitness: Implications for Policy Todayby Roy J. Shephard

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 129.92

    This book provides a unique and succinct account of the history of health and fitness, responding to the growing recognition of physicians, policy makers and the general public that exercise is the most potent form of medicine available to humankind. Individual chapters present information extending from the earliest reaches of human history to the... more...

  • Science of Ashwagandha: Preventive and Therapeutic Potentialsby Sunil C. Kaul; Renu Wadhwa

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 200.79

    Rapidly increasing aging population and environmental stressors are the two main global concerns of increasing incidence of a variety of pathologies in the modern society. The complex etiologies and pathologies cause major challenges to disease treatment. On the other hand, several herbs are known for their health-caring and disease-curing activities.... more...

  • The Breast Test Bookby Connie Jones; Michael N. Linver

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 16.99

    This book is a common sense guide for women undergoing mammograms and other breast tests for general screening purposes or for specific problems, both benign and malignant. Women will gain a clear understanding of what to expect during and after testing, thus making the process less emotionally charged and equiping women to more fully cooperate with... more...

  • Manual Jungenmedizinby Bernhard Stier

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 4.95

    In diesem essential bereitet Bernhard Stier anhand von ausgewählten Fallbeispielen jungenmedizinische Fragestellungen auf, mit denen sich Ärzte in diesem Bereich im Alltag konfrontiert sehen. Ziel des Manuals ist, mit der übersichtlichen Beantwortung der wichtigsten Fragen zur Verbesserung der medizinischen Versorgung von Jungen bei Kinder- und... more...