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    Menstruation, Health And Illness

    Edited by Diana L. Taylor, Nancy F. Woods

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Taylor & Francis
    A Health Care for Women International Publication

  • Facilitating Self Care Practices in the Elderly book cover

    Facilitating Self Care Practices in the Elderly

    By Barbara J Horn

    This up-to-date book is a synthesis of current knowledge from published sources and expert consultants relating to three commonly occurring problems in home health care practice--self-administration of medications, family caregiving issues, and teaching the elderly. For each problem addressed,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Nanomedicine in Health and Disease book cover

    Nanomedicine in Health and Disease

    Edited by Ross J. Hunter, Victor R. Preedy

    The nanosciences are a rapidly expanding field of research with a wide applicability to all areas of health and disease prevention. This book, covers the regulation of nanomedicine, nanotubes, topical applications of nanoparticles, nanocrystals, antioxidant nanoparticles, lipid nanocapsules,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    CRC Press

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    Identifying Hyperactive Children

    The Medicalization of Deviant Behavior Expanded Edition

    By Peter Conrad

    This is a new and expanded edition of a classic case-study in the medicalization of ADHD, originally published in 1976. The book centres on an empirical study of the process of identifying hyperactive children, providing a perceptive and accessible introduction to the concepts and issues involved.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Classics in Sociology

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    How to Choose?

    A Comparison of the U.S. and Canadian Health Care Systems

    By Robert Chernomas, Ardeshir Sepehri

    Part I of this book explores the economists debate over the relative costs of the two health care systems. Part II explores the debate about access and quality of outcomes in the U.S. and Canadian systems. Part III of this book incorporates surveys and debate on the U.S. and Canadian health care…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Occupational Health and Safety: International Influences and the New Epidemics book cover

    Occupational Health and Safety

    International Influences and the New Epidemics

    By Chris Peterson, Claire Mayhew

    This text provides a theoretical and empirical approach to investigating the nature of emerging OSH (Occupational Health and Safety) epidemics across the industrialized world. The author of each chapter in this book deals with exposure to a particular OSH hazard and examines the epidemic nature of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Stress at Work: A Sociological Perspective book cover

    Stress at Work

    A Sociological Perspective

    By Chris Peterson

    This book provides a theoretical background to occupational stress, and traces the early work of Hans Selye and the development of bio-physiological, psychological and then sociological models of stress. It also reports on a study of stress and ill-health in a large manufacturing organisation in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • Women and Health: The Politics of Sex in Medicine book cover

    Women and Health

    The Politics of Sex in Medicine

    By Elizabeth Fee

    In the face of the long domination of medical care by men, Women and Health explores from a variety of perspectives the twin issues of women in health care, and the health care of women. Specific sections address the women's health movement, birth control and childbirth, women in the health labor…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • The Political Economy of AIDS book cover

    The Political Economy of AIDS

    By Merrill Singer

    Features a collection of seven research-based articles on AIDS. This work seeks to cut through popular misunderstanding and conventional ideas about the spread and impact of AIDS by employing a political economic perspective in the analysis of the epidemic in diverse settings.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches in the Health Social Sciences Series

  • Rural Health and Aging Research: Theory, Methods, and Practical Applications book cover

    Rural Health and Aging Research

    Theory, Methods, and Practical Applications

    By Wilbert M Gesler, Donna G Rabiner, Gordon H Defriese

    This book describes a wide-ranging set of research approaches which have been used to study the health care problems of adults living in rural areas. It shows how these approaches can be used to define health care problems, measure levels of illness and health, and evaluate health care practices.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

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    Health Policy in Britain

    The Politics and Organization of the National Health Service

    By Christopher Ham

    Covers Britain's National Health Service, its policy, and structure.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

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    Life's End

    Technocratic Dying in an Age of Spiritual Yearning

    By David Wendell Moller

    The explicit purpose of this book is to analyze dying and death in the cosmopolitan, modern setting. There is, however, an additional theme that is implicit in the analysis and observations. The portrait of dying, which is provided in the pages of the book, also tells us a great deal about life. It…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

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