• Advances in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation book cover

    Advances in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    By Susan S Rose, Eleanor F Branch

    Enhance your rehabilitation program with this authoritative volume. Experts from the Department of Physical Therapy of Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, explore the most current developments in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. Reading this highly practical volume will…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Design for Mental and Behavioral Health book cover

    Design for Mental and Behavioral Health

    By Mardelle McCuskey Shepley, Samira Pasha

    Studies confirm that the physical environment influences health outcomes, emotional state, preference, satisfaction and orientation, but very little research has focused on mental and behavioural health settings. This book summarizes design principles and design research for individuals who are…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Design for Health book cover

    Design for Health

    Edited by Emmanuel Tsekleves, Rachel Cooper

    One of the most complex global challenges is improving wellbeing and developing strategies for promoting health or preventing ‘illbeing’ of the population. The role of designers in indirectly supporting the promotion of healthy lifestyles or in their contribution to illbeing has emerged. This…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Framing Age: Contested Knowledge in Science and Politics book cover

    Framing Age

    Contested Knowledge in Science and Politics

    Edited by Iris Loffeier, Benoît Majerus, Thibauld Moulaert

    Ageing populations have gradually become a major concern in many industrialised countries over the past fifty years, drawing the attention of both politics and science. The target of a raft of health and social policies, older people are often identified as a specific, and vulnerable, population.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Risk Analysis and Management – Trends, Challenges and Emerging Issues: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2017), June 5-9, 2017, Ostrava, Czech Republic book cover

    Risk Analysis and Management – Trends, Challenges and Emerging Issues

    Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2017), June 5-9, 2017, Ostrava, Czech Republic

    Edited by Ales Bernatik, Chongfu Huang, Olivier Salvi

    This book collects the papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-2017) held in Ostrava/Prague, Czech Republic, on June 5-9, 2017, organized by VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic. The overall theme of the sixth international…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
    CRC Press
    Communications in Cybernetics, Systems Science and Engineering – Proceedings

  • The Return of Epidemics: Health and Society in Peru During the Twentieth Century book cover

    The Return of Epidemics

    Health and Society in Peru During the Twentieth Century

    By Marcos Cueto

    Historians have long recognized epidemics to be a significant, though sometimes hidden, factor in the fortunes of societies and civilizations. The study of epidemics heightens our understanding of relationships between economic systems and living conditions. It illuminates the ideologies and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • The Perils of Un-Coordinated Healthcare: A Strategic Approach toward Eliminating Preventable Harm book cover

    The Perils of Un-Coordinated Healthcare

    A Strategic Approach toward Eliminating Preventable Harm

    By Patricia W Morrill

    Despite its frequency and its potential severity, preventable medical harm is still prominent in American hospitals and continues to put an alarming amount of lives at risk, being the third leading cause of death in the United States. Even some of the most commonly performed surgeries, such as knee…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge

  • Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors: Key Concepts and Current Research book cover

    Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors

    Key Concepts and Current Research

    Edited by Yaniv Hanoch, Andrew Barnes, Thomas Rice

    The field of behavioural economics can tell us a great deal about cognitive bias and unconscious decision-making, challenging the orthodox economic model whereby consumers make rational and informed choices. But it is in the arena of health that it perhaps offers individuals and governments the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

  • Best Practices for Environmental Health: Environmental Pollution, Protection, Quality and Sustainability book cover

    Best Practices for Environmental Health

    Environmental Pollution, Protection, Quality and Sustainability

    By Herman Koren

    In a present where there are countless opportunities for the spread of exotic diseases, the expansion and creation of far more illness in our global population through globalization and rapid transportation, and the contamination of water, air and land, we find ourselves accountable. In this day…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    CRC Press
    Best Practices for Public Health

  • Technology in Physical Activity and Health Promotion book cover

    Technology in Physical Activity and Health Promotion

    Edited by Zan Gao

    As technology becomes an ever more prevalent part of everyday life and population-based physical activity programmes seek new ways to increase lifelong engagement with physical activity, so the two have become increasingly linked. This book offers a thorough, critical examination of emerging…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Physical Activity and Health

  • Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement: A Guide to Theory and Practice book cover

    Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement

    A Guide to Theory and Practice

    Edited by Neil Thompson, Gerry R. Cox

    The Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement sets issues of death and dying in a broad and holistic social context. Its three parts explore classical sociology, developments in sociological thought, and the ways that sociological insights can be useful across a broad spectrum of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge

  • Developing Inclusive Practice for Young Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A Framework of Knowledge and Understanding for the Early Childhood Workforce book cover

    Developing Inclusive Practice for Young Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    A Framework of Knowledge and Understanding for the Early Childhood Workforce

    By Carolyn Blackburn

    Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) have emerged as a major phenomenon within the education and health care systems. Prenatal exposure to alcohol is known to result in a range of birth anomalies for infants and children. Children with FASD experience a range of developmental…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge

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