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  • A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety

    By Tim Marsh

    This book makes the case that far too much work undertaken under the banner ‘behavioural safety’ is overly person focused. ‘If you can walk on hot coals you can do anything – so be safe’ needs to be dismissed out of hand but also more advanced techniques based on coaching and empowerment fail to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine

    Edited by Jon Adams, Amie Steel, Alex Broom

    Complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) has become big business internationally in particular with regards to a range of women’s health issues. With this context in mind, this book constitutes a valuable and timely resource for those looking to understand, initiate and expand CIM research and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Healthcare Analytics

    Foundations and Frontiers

    By Edward M. Rafalski, Ross M. Mullner

    The Affordable Care Act (ACT) and free market reforms in healthcare are generating a rapid change of pace. The "electronification" of medical records from paper to digital, which is required to meet the meaningful use standards set forth by the Act, is advancing what and how information can be…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • HIV/AIDS in India

    Voices from the Margins

    By Sunita Manian

    India ranks third in the number of people living with HIV/AIDS globally. The country has high levels of poverty and inequality, poor healthcare infrastructure, especially away from the metropolitan areas, and a legacy of colonialism that bequeathed laws criminalizing non-heteronormative sexualities…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Development and Public Health in the Himalaya

    Reflections on healing in contemporary Nepal

    By Ian Harper

    Engaging with a range of public health issues, this book charts important social and political transitions in Nepal through the lens of medicine and health development. It focuses on mission health care institutions, tuberculosis control programmes as a site of medical intervention, the "…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture

    Edited by Dak Kopec

    With fifteen essays by scholars and professionals, from fields such as policy and law, Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture asks readers to consider climate, geography, and culture alongside human biology, psychology, and sociology. Since designers play such a pivotal role in human…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Psychosocial Resilience and Risk in the Perinatal Period

    Implications and Guidance for Professionals

    Edited by Gill Thomson, Virginia Schmied

    Bringing together experts in the field, this important book considers the underlying risk factors that create situations of psychosocial vulnerability and marginalisation for mothers, from their baby’s conception up to a year after birth. Adopting a strengths-based approach, the book looks not only…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Fetal and Early Postnatal Programming and its Influence on Adult Health

    Edited by Mulchand S. Patel, Jens H. Nielsen

    Barker and his associates suggested a possible link between fetal nutrition and the development of disease risk in adult life. Including the early postnatal period, during which a newborn continues to grow rapidly influenced by environmental factors, the book suggests that individuals are subject…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    CRC Press
    Oxidative Stress and Disease

  • Perspectives in Medical Geography

    Theory and Applications for Librarians

    Edited by Amy J. Blatt

    Medical geography is a fascinating area of rapidly evolving study that aims to analyse and improve worldwide health issues based on the geographical factors which have an impact on them. Perspectives in Medical Geography will appeal to both novice and seasoned researchers looking to be informed on…

    Paperback – 2017-06-18 
    Routledge

  • The Consuming Geographies of Food

    Diet, Food Deserts and Obesity

    By Hillary J. Shaw

    The consumption and distribution of food, as well as its production, has become a major public policy issue over the past few decades; what we eat is no longer merely a private matter but carries significant externalities for wider society.  Its increasing significance within the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

  • Global Health

    An Introduction to Current and Future Trends, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin McCracken, David R. Phillips

    Global Health (second edition) continues to provide readers with a comprehensive, up-to-date and thought-provoking outline and understanding of the constantly evolving global health landscape. In this new edition the authors have maintained the successful structure and organisation of the previous…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Health Care Economics

    By John B. Davis, Robert McMaster

    The analytical approach of standard health economics has so far failed to sufficiently account for the nature of care.  This has important ramifications for the analysis and valuation of care, and therefore for the pattern of health and medical care provision. This book sets out an alternative…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

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