Preventative Medicine Products

  • Donaldsons' Essential Public Health, Fourth Edition

    By Liam J. Donaldson, Paul Rutter

    First published to broad acclaim in the early 1980s, today Donaldsons’ Essential Public Health is widely adopted as the standard text for public health students and practitioners across a range of disciplines. The text brings together, in one volume, the principles and applications of epidemiology,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    CRC Press

  • Eating Disorders in Special Populations

    Medical, Nutritional, and Psychological Treatments

    Edited by Jonna Fries, Veronica Sullivan

    Eating disorders are among the most complex disorders to treat, typically requiring medical, nutritional, and psychotherapeutic interventions. High relapse rates and the sense of urgency to save lives and minimize or prevent lifelong problems present challenges for even the most seasoned treatment…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08 
    CRC Press

  • Medical Ethics, Prediction, and Prognosis

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Mariacarla Gadebusch Bondio, Francesco Sporing, John-Stewart Gordon

    Recent scientific developments, in particular advances in pharmacogenetics and molecular genetics, have given rise to numerous predictive procedures for detecting predispositions to diseases in patients. This knowledge, however, does not necessarily promise benign results for either patients or…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Healthful Eating As Lifestyle (HEAL)

    Integrative Prevention for Non-Communicable Diseases

    Edited by Shirin Anil

    Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are chronic diseases of long duration and generally slow progression, including cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes. Morbidity and mortality due to non-communicable disease has risen tremendously over the years globally.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Addiction, Behavioral Change and Social Identity

    The path to resilience and recovery

    Edited by Sarah Buckingham, David Best

    Changing health-related behavior is for many people a lonely and isolating experience. Individual willpower is often not enough, particularly in addressing addictive behavior, but research increasingly points to the potential of group identity to shape behavior change and support recovery. This…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Environmental Risk Assessment

    A Toxicological Approach

    By Ted Simon

    The purpose of risk assessment is to support science-based decisions about how to solve complex societal problems. The problems we face in the twenty-first century have many social, political, and technical complexities. Environmental risk assessment in particular is of increasing importance as a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

  • Nutrition-Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Health

    Edited by Mohan Pammi, Jesus G. Vallejo, Steven A. Abrams

    Nutrition and infection are often at a crossroads, interacting with each other and influencing human health. Infection is a major health problem and nutritional deficiency plays a significant role in increasing the risk of infection. Nutrition–Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Health…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    CRC Press

  • Obesity

    Prevention and Treatment

    Edited by James M. Rippe, Theodore J. Angelopoulos

    The prevalence of obesity in the United States and the rest of the industrialized world has skyrocketed in the past 20 years. Linked to heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome, it is also the leading cause of osteoarthritis and the second leading cause of cancer. With…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    CRC Press

  • Barasi's Human Nutrition

    A Health Perspective, Third Edition

    By Michael EJ Lean, Emilie Combet

    Barasi's Human Nutrition: A Health Perspective, Third Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of nutrition. Thoroughly revised, restructured, and updated, this new edition presents up-to-date scientific information in an accessible and reader-friendly format,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    CRC Press

  • Outpatient Nutrition Care and Home Nutrition Support

    Practical Guidelines for Assessment and Management

    Edited by Carol Ireton-Jones

    Nutrition, defined by Merriam-Webster, is the process of eating the right kind of food so you can grow properly and be healthy. However, making the right food and nutrition choices and finding the best and most accurate nutrition information can be a challenge, especially when a disease or injury…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01
    CRC Press

  • One World Health

    An Overview of Global Health

    By Lord Nigel Crisp

    This brand new textbook presents a new approach to the teaching and understanding of global health. It describes the shared opportunities but also the problems that we all face, wherever we live, and the particular needs of the poorest people in every society. Covering subjects from epidemics…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-07-14
    CRC Press

  • Personalized Medicine

    Promises and Pitfalls

    By Gloria Gronowicz

    Personalized Medicine: Promises and Pitfalls broadly explores the tailoring of medical treatment to a patient’s characteristics, needs, and preferences during all stages of care, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up. The book’s goal is to explain the science behind personalized…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19
    CRC Press

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