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  • Disease Surveillance

    Technological Contributions to Global Health Security

    Edited by David L. Blazes, Sheri Lewis

    This book provides an overview of disease surveillance and frames a roadmap of how newer technologies may allow all countries of the world to reach compliance with the IHR (International Health Regulations established by the World Health Organization) as it pertains to disease detection. It…

    Hardback – 2016-01-13 
    CRC Press

  • The A–Z Guide to Food as Medicine

    By Diane Kraft, Ara DerMarderosian

    Healthcare providers are fielding more questions from patients on how to help their health conditions naturally, prevent disease, and generally eat better. This guide provides a quick reference of hundreds of foods along with the phytochemicals and nutrients they contain. It provides…

    Paperback – 2016-01-07 
    CRC Press

  • Ernsting's Aviation and Space Medicine 5E

    5th Edition

    Edited by David Gradwell, David J Rainford

    Ernsting's Aviation and Space Medicine applies current understanding in medicine, physiology and the behavioural sciences to the medical challenges and stresses that are faced by both civil and military aircrew, and their passengers, on a daily basis. The fifth edition of this established textbook…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2015-12-31 
    CRC Press

  • Maternal Transition

    A North-South Politics of Pregnancy and Childbirth

    By Candace Johnson

    What are the political dimensions that are revealed in women’s preferences for health care during pregnancy and childbirth? The answers to this question vary from one community to the next, and often from woman to the next, although the trends in the Global North and South are strikingly different.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

  • Homes of the London Poor and the Bitter Cry of Outcast London

    By Octavia Hill, Andrew Mearns

    Originally published together in 1970, this study collects two essays on the housing situation of London in the nineteenth century. Homes of the London Poor was first published in 1875 and written by Octavia Hill, the granddaughter of the pioneer of sanitary reformation, Dr. T. Southwood Smith.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-26 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Health for Children, Second Edition

    Edited by Diane DeBell

    This re-titled new edition of Public Health Practice and the School-age Population has been updated and expanded to include children of all ages. Following radical changes in public health provision, this key text examines the implications for children and young adults as well as for those who…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23 
    CRC Press

  • Management Innovations for Healthcare Organizations

    Adopt, Abandon or Adapt?

    Edited by Anders Örtenblad, Carina Abrahamson Löfström, Rod Sheaff

    Innovations in management are becoming more numerous and diverse, and are appearing in organizations providing many different kinds of products and services. The purpose of this book is to examine whether some widely-promoted examples of these management innovations – ranging from techniques such…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

  • The Preservation of Memory

    Edited by Davide Bruno

    An increase in average life expectancy has given rise to a number of pressing health challenges for the 21st century. Age-related memory loss, whether due to a neurodegenerative condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, or as a product of the normal process of aging, is perhaps the most significant of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-16 
    Psychology Press

  • Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing

    Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies

    Edited by Erik Malmqvist, Kristin Zeiler

    Medical therapy, research and technology enable us to make our bodies, or parts of them, available to others in an increasing number of ways. This is the case in organ, tissue, egg and sperm donation as well as in surrogate motherhood and clinical research. Bringing together leading scholars…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Globalization and the Health of Indigenous Peoples

    From Colonization to Self-Rule

    By Ahsan Ullah, Ronald Labonté, Arne Ruckert

    This volume explores the gap in health status between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples, providing a comparative assessment of socio-economic and health indicators for indigenous peoples, government policies, and the ways in which indigenous peoples have been resisting and adapting to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Food Microbiology

    In Human Health and Disease

    Edited by Nancy Khardori

    A broad overview of foodborne infectious diseases, this book covers recent outbreaks, highlighting the food sources and pathogens involved. It also examines foodborne infectious diseases in travelers that are not commonly seen in the United States, outbreak investigation, sources and vehicles of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Intervention Strategies for Changing Health Behavior

    Applying the Disconnected Values Model

    By Mark H. Anshel

    Changing habits, particularly habits that are self-destructive and unhealthy, is among the most challenging goals of therapists and coaches who work with clients in promoting a healthier lifestyle. The purpose of this book is to "help the helper," that is, to assist the person whose professional…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

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