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  • Illegal Drug Use in the United Kingdom

    Prevention, Treatment and Enforcement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cameron Stark, Brian A. Kidd, Roger A.D Sykes

    First published in 1999, Illegal Drug Use in the United Kingdom provides a comprehensive review of information and interventions available in drug misuse in order to inform local drug policies. In keeping with the policy documents in both Scotland and England, the volume covers the breadth of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Political Economy of Health Care Development and Reforms in Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    By Victor C.W. Wong

    First published in 1999, this book constitutes a unique account of the development and reform of health care in Hong Kong. Its main focus is on policy developments since 1945. Victor Wong demonstrates the development of a two-tier health system in both a capitalist and Chinese context. His work is…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Giving Blood

    The Institutional Making of Altruism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johanne Charbonneau, André Smith

    Giving Blood represents a new agenda for blood donation research. It explores the diverse historical and contemporary undercurrents that influence how blood donation takes place, and the social meanings that people attribute to the act of giving blood. Drawing from empirical studies conducted in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Biostatistics in Public Health Using STATA

    1st Edition

    By Erick L. Suárez, Cynthia M. Pérez, Graciela M. Nogueras, Camille Moreno-Gorrín

    Striking a balance between theory, application, and programming, Biostatistics in Public Health Using STATA is a user-friendly guide to applied statistical analysis in public health using STATA version 14. The book supplies public health practitioners and students with the opportunity to gain…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    CRC Press

  • Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS in Europe

    Comparisons of National Surveys, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michel Hubert, Nathalie Bajos, Theo Sandfort

    Originally published in 1998 Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS in Europe is detailed study comparing the major population surveys on sexual behaviour and HIV/AIDS carried out in Europe at the time of publication. Leading European researchers explore the differences and similarities between European…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China

    1st Edition

    By Guy Ramsay

    With rapid economic progress and increasing life expectancy in East Asian societies, more attention is being paid by their governments, the media and the academy to mental illness and dementia. While clinical research on mental illness and dementia in Chinese societies acknowledges the importance…

    Paperback – 2020-01-22 
    Routledge

  • Reinventing Clinical Decision Support

    Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, and Diagnostic Reasoning, 1st Edition

    By Paul Cerrato, John Halamka

    Reinventing Clinical Decision Support takes an in-depth look at the emerging technologies that are transforming the way clinicians manage patients, while at the same time emphasizing that the best practitioners use both artificial and human intelligence to make decisions. AI and machine learning…

    Hardback – 2020-01-01 
    Taylor & Francis
    HIMSS Book Series

  • Sexual Citizenship and Disability

    Understanding Sexual Support in Policy, Practice and Theory, 1st Edition

    By Julia Bahner

    What does ‘sexual citizenship’ mean in practice for people with mobility impairments who may need professional support to engage in sexual activity? The book explores this subject through empirical investigation based on case studies conducted in four countries – Sweden, England, Australia and the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Locating Zika

    Social Change and Governance in an Age of Mosquito Pandemics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Bardosh

    The emergence of Zika virus in 2015 challenged conventional ideas of mosquito-borne diseases, tested the resilience of health systems and embedded itself within local sociocultural worlds, with major implications for environmental, sexual, reproductive and paediatric health. This book explores this…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Understanding Public Health

    Productive Processing of Internal and External Reality, 1st Edition

    By Klaus Hurrelmann, Matthias Richter

    This book develops a new model of the genesis of health, on the basis of the interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Hurrelmann and Richter build upon the basic theories of health and the popular model of salutogenesis to offer a comprehensive interdisciplinary theory of health…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Straehle

    Vulnerability is an important concern of moral philosophy, political philosophy and many discussions in applied ethics. Yet the concept itself—what it is and why it is morally salient—is under-theorized. Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics brings together theorists working on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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