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  • Exercise and Disease Management

    2nd Edition

    By Brian C. Leutholtz, Ignacio Ripoll

    Exercise and Disease Management is designed to help managed care physicians, their patients, other health care professionals, and interested readers integrate current exercise guidelines into their practices. This extraordinary book is accompanied by a series of 11 workbooks, each one for a chronic…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    CRC Press

  • Toward Sustainable Transitions in Healthcare Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jacqueline Broerse, John Grin

    Health systems have long been considered key determinants of well-being within modern societies, a valuable resource which have faced a series of reform initiatives throughout the past decades. These reforms have been used to manage the cost of development, measure the tenability of health systems…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability Transitions

  • China's New Public Health Insurance

    Challenges to Health Reforms and the New Rural Co-operative Medical System, 1st Edition

    By Armin Müller

    Especially since the 2003 SARS crisis, China’s healthcare system has become a growing source of concern, both for citizens and the Chinese government.  China’s once praised public health services have deteriorated into a system driven by economic constraints, in which poor people often fail to get…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Issues in Pharmaceutical Patent Law

    Setting the Framework and Exploring Policy Options, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan Mercurio, Daria Kim

    This collection reflects on contemporary and contentious issues in international rulemaking in regards to pharmaceutical patent law. With chapters from both well-established and rising scholars, the collection contributes to the understanding of the regulatory framework governing pharmaceutical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Routledge Handbook on the Politics of Global Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Parker, Jonathan García

    In the early twenty-first century, key public health issues and challenges have taken centre stage on the global scene, and health has been placed at the heart of our collective aspirations for human development and well-being. But significant debate exists not only about the causes, but also about…

    Hardback – 2018-12-27
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Health Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tracey A. Revenson, Regan A. R. Gurung

    This rich resource provides a thorough overview of current knowledge and new directions in the study of the biological, psychological, social, and cultural factors that affect health, health behavior, and illness. Chapters review the latest theories and research with an emphasis on how research is…

    Paperback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • The Rise of the Medical Profession

    A Study of Collective Social Mobility, 1st Edition

    By Noel Parry, José Parry

    Originally published in 1976 The Rise of the Medical Profession combines a sociological and historical approach to the rise of the medical profession in England. Sociologically it offers a theoretical framework which for the first time links the study of social mobility and professionalism with the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roy Porter, Andrew Wear

    Originally published in 1987, Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine is a collection of papers surveying and assessing the particular approaches and techniques which have been used in the history of medicine in the past or are still being developed (from the influence of Annales to the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Evaluation in Rural Communities

    1st Edition

    By Allyson Kelley

    Does a program work? What is the value? How do we know? These are questions that keep evaluators up at night. Continued rural community funding, employment, health, and justice depend on our answers to these questions. For evaluators working in rural communities, the task is great, but the return…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Office Ergonomics and Human Factors

    Practical Applications, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Céline McKeown

    Just like the previous edition, this new edition aims to provide practical advice on how to create, develop, or improve office environments so that those individuals who work within them can do so comfortably and contently. Those environments include traditional purpose-built offices, home offices,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10
    CRC Press

  • Healthcare Architecture as Infrastructure

    Open Building in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen H. Kendall

    Architects and healthcare clients are increasingly coming to recognize that, once built, healthcare facilities are almost immediately subject to physical alterations which both respond to and affect healthcare practices. This calls into question the traditional ways in which these facilities…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Open Building

  • Work and Wellbeing in the Nordic Countries

    Critical Perspectives on the World's Best Working Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helge Hvid, Eivind Falkum

    The Nordic countries have the world's best working life. Unlike in many other countries, global competition has not created inequality, uncertainty, long working hours, standardization and restrictive managerial control. The main reason for this lies in the way interests are expressed and conflicts…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

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