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  • Tackling Causes and Consequences of Health Inequalities

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Matheson, John Patterson, Laura Neilson

    Addressing health inequalities is a key focus for health and social care organizations, yet this is the first book to explore how best frontline health workers in areas of deprivation can address these problems. Aimed at doctors and their wider multidisciplinary teams, this book provides key…

    Paperback – 2020-01-24 
    CRC Press

  • Football as Medicine

    Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Krustrup, Daniel Parnell

    It is beyond dispute that physical activity is good for us, but what are the benefits, challenges and impacts of sport on health? This is the first book to focus on football in the context of health, from individual, public and population-level perspectives. Football as Medicine examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Tobacco Cessation

    A Practice Manual for Primary Care Physicians, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rajmohan Panda, Manu Raj Mathur

    Cessation of tobacco use is the need of the hour given that it is the single largest cause of disease and premature death in the world. This book covers epidemiology and risks, user classification, nicotine replacement therapy, pharmacological aids, behavioral modification and patient counseling…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    CRC Press

  • The Nature of Health

    How America Lost, and Can Regain, a Basic Human Value, 1st Edition

    By Michael Fine, James Peters

    This pioneering work addresses a key issue that confronts all industrialised nations: How do we organise healthcare services in accordance with fundamental human rights, whilst competing with scientific and technological advances, powerful commercial interests and widespread public ignorance? "The…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Cannabis as Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Betty Wedman-St.Louis

    For hundreds of years cannabis has been used as a therapeutic medicine around the world. Cannabis was an accepted medicine during the second half of the 19th century, but its use declined because single agent pain medications were advocated by physicians who demanded standardization of medicines.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Listeria Monocytogenes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dongyou Liu

    Once feared as a deadly intracellular bacterium with the extraordinary capacity to survive a wide array of arduous external stressors, Listeria monocytogenes is increasingly recognized as a preferred vector for delivering anti-infective and anti-cancer vaccine molecules. A reliable, single-source…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Tobacco Smoke Exposure Biomarkers

    1st Edition

    By Qingyuan Hu, Hongwei Hou

    Written by experts in the analytical chemistry of tobacco smoke, Tobacco Smoke Exposure Biomarkers summarizes the toxicology, metabolic pathway, and biomarkers of nicotine, TSNAs, PAHs, VOCs, AAs, Catechol and Hydroquinone, HCN, CO and NOx, and heavy metals, and the use of this biomarker in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • The Ecology of Malaria Vectors

    1st Edition

    By Jacques Derek Charlwood

    This practical book covers all aspects of the biology of malaria vectors, with notes on the vectors of dengue. It is the first work in this field to concentrate on mosquitoes, rather than covering all disease vectors. Authored by renowned field entomologist Jacques Derek Charlwood, it…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19
    CRC Press

  • The Politics of Physical Activity

    1st Edition

    By Joe Piggin

    Defining ‘politics’ as contests over ideas, values and visions about what a physically active society could be, this book uses critical analysis to challenge accepted truths about physical activity and therefore opens up a pathway to more effective, and more socially just, physical activity policy.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Physical Activity and Health

  • 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 – 2019-05-22
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2019-03-20
    CRC Press

  • Family Practice in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

    Universal Health Coverage and Quality Primary Care, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hassan Salah, Michael Kidd

    This is the first book to analyze in depth the current causes of shortage of family physicians and the relative weakness of the family practice model in many countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.  Focusing on engagement with the private health sector in scaling up family practice, the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
    CRC Press
    WONCA Family Medicine

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