Public Health Policy and Practice Products

  • Monitoring the Health of Populations

    Tracking Disease Outbreaks and Epidemics, 1st Edition

    By Ronald D. Fricker, Jr., Steven E Rigdon

    This book will help people understand the difference between noise and a signal where in this case the noise is the natural variation in the observed disease data and the signal is an increase in disease incidence. In the context of disease monitoring, this means recognizing that there is a certain…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Lifestyle Medicine, Third Edition

    3rd Edition

    Edited by James M. Rippe

    The field of lifestyle medicine, which is the study of how daily habits and actions impact on both short- and long-term health and quality of life, continues to expand globally. The scientific and medical literature that supports the success of these lifestyle habits and actions is now overwhelming…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Global Urban Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Igor Vojnovic, Amber Pearson, Asiki Gershim, Adriana Allen, Geoff DeVerteuil

    Through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives, and with an emphasis on exploring patterns as well as distinct and unique conditions across the globe, this collection examines advanced and cutting-edge theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of the health of urban…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Smarter Agile Public Health

    Leveraging Analytics and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Jay Bhatt

    Public health is not about treatment of individual illness, it’s about prevention within populations. While implementation of reactive public health policies is a challenge, the even bigger challenge is in the prediction of meaningful public health interventions, catching them before they start.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 

  • Trauma and Resilience in the Lives of Contemporary Native Americans

    Reclaiming our Balance, Restoring our Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Hilary N. Weaver

    Indigenous Peoples around the world and our allies often reflect on the many challenges that continue to confront us, the reasons behind health, economic, and social disparities, and the best ways forward to a healthy future. This book draws on theoretical, conceptual, and evidence-based…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 

  • Injecting Bodies

    Mediating Drug-Body-World Relations in More-Than-Human Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Fay Dennis

    Drug use is widely understood in terms on its subjects, substances and settings. But what happens when these distinctions start to blur? Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds moves away from the ‘materiality’ of drug use and non-human matter and offers unique and fresh insights into the world…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law

    Exploring Issues of Violence and Control, 1st Edition

    What is the nature of vulnerability during childbirth? What makes childbirth at site for violence and control? And what role is there for law in the regulation of professional intervention in childbirth? This book is inspired by a statement released by the World Health Organization directed at…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 

  • Climate Change and Urban Health

    Consequences and response strategies from Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Ying Yang Chan

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing, 1st Edition

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Genetics and Society

  • Medical Law-Making and the Role of the Scientific Expert

    The Case of ART in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Simone Penasa

    As medical applications and scientific knowledge rapidly evolves, it is a challenge for statutory law to keep up and adapt. Law-making bodies are faced with the dilemma of whether to regulate new medical procedures. This book explores nature and function of Parliamentary regulation in the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27 
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • The Goddard Guide to Arthropods of Medical Importance

    7th Edition

    By Gail Miriam Moraru, Jerome Goddard II

    Covering all major arthropods of medical importance worldwide, this award-winning resource has established itself as a standard reference for almost 25 years. With the globilization of commerce and the world becoming more intimately connected through the everyday ease of travel, unknown arthropod…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19 
    CRC Press

  • Collaborative Healthcare Networks

    Building Community among Local Partnerships Organizations, 1st Edition

    By Theodore Aaron Wachhaus, Jr.

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Public Administration for Public Health

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