Nursing & Health: Public Health Policy and Practice

  • Textbook of Community Nursing, Second Edition

    Edited by Sue Chilton, Heather Bain

    A comprehensive and evidence-based introduction to community nursing, this is an essential text for all pre-registration nursing students, students on specialist community nursing courses and qualified nurses entering community practice for the first time. The new edition has been updated…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    CRC Press

  • The New Psychology of Health

    Unlocking the Social Cure

    By Catherine Haslam, Jolanda Jetten, Tegan Cruwys, Genevieve Dingle, Alex Haslam

    This ground-breaking book presents a new approach to the psychology of health which suggests social ties are just as important for your health as physical factors such as diet and exercise. Pioneered by the authors over the last decade, this points to the capacity for group life —and the social…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban Poverty, Inequality and Health

    Critical Perspectives

    By Darrin Hodgetts, Ottilie Stolte

    When discussing health, we talk about ailments and afflictions, the potential of modern medicine and the behaviours that affect our health. Yet although these relationships exist, they undermine a more socio-economic understanding of health. This timely book takes a critical perspective to argue…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Pioneers in Public Health

    Lessons from history

    Edited by Jill Stewart

    The public health movement provided impetus and numerous individuals who made the case for change and put new practices into place. However despite a growing interest in how we understand history to inform current evidence based practice, there is no one book that focuses on our progressive…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environmental Health

  • An Introduction to Cultural Safety

    Cultural Diversity for Global Healthcare

    By Fran Richardson

    An Introduction to Cultural Safety defines, examines and positions the concept of cultural safety, until now associated primarily with New Zealand, in an international context to provide a theoretical and practical resource for students and health care professionals. The book’s starting point…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Applied Biostatistical Principles and Concepts

    Clinicians' Guide to Data Analysis and Interpretation

    By Laurens Holmes, Jr.

    This book provides practical knowledge to biomedical researchers using biological and biochemical specimen/samples in order to understand health and disease processes at cellular, clinical, and population levels. Concepts and techniques provided will help researchers design and conduct studies,…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    CRC Press

  • Reforming China's Healthcare System

    Edited by China Development Research Foundation

    Although China’s new healthcare reform, launched in 2009, has achieved remarkable results in improving China’s medical and healthcare system, it is recognised that there is still room for further improvement. This is especially important as China’s population ages, the prevalence of chronic…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Perceived Health and Adaptation in Chronic Disease

    Edited by Francis Guillemin, Alain Leplege, Serge Briancon, Elisabeth Spitz, Joel Coste

    Chronic diseases have become predominant in Western societies and in many developing countries. They affect quality of life and daily activities and require regular medical care. This unique monograph will bring readers up to date with chronic disease research, with a focus on health-related…

    Hardback – 2017-04-29 
    CRC Press

  • Nurses and Nursing

    The Person and the Profession

    Edited by Pádraig Ó Lúanaigh

    This textbook draws on international contributors with a range of backgrounds to explore, engage with and challenge readers in understanding the many aspects and elements that inform and influence contemporary nursing practice. With a focus to the future, this book explores the challenges facing…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Medical Ethics, Prediction, and Prognosis

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Mariacarla Gadebusch Bondio, Francesco Sporing, John-Stewart Gordon

    Recent scientific developments, in particular advances in pharmacogenetics and molecular genetics, have given rise to numerous predictive procedures for detecting predispositions to diseases in patients. This knowledge, however, does not necessarily promise benign results for either patients or…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Fundamentals of U.S. Health Care

    An Introduction for Health Professionals

    By Jahangir Moini, Morvarid Moini

    All health care students must be familiar with the basic concepts of health care in the United States. This introductory textbook presents vital information on health care careers and legal, ethical, financial, and policy issues that will help their future practice. It includes chapters on:…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge

  • Ethics of Environmental Health

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is often assumed that the assessment part is just a matter of scientific research, and the control…

    Hardback – 2017-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

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