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  • Human Extinction and the Pandemic Imaginary

    1st Edition

    By Christos Lynteris

    This book develops an examination and critique of human extinction as a result of the ‘next pandemic’ and turns attention towards the role of pandemic catastrophe in the renegotiation of what it means to be human. Nested in debates in anthropology, philosophy, social theory and global health, the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Change or Continuity in Drug Policy

    The Roles of Science, Media, and Interest Groups, 1st Edition

    By Julie Tieberghien

    While evidence-based policy is an emerging rhetoric of the desire by and for governments to develop policies based on the best available evidence, drug policy is an area where particular challenges abound. This book is a detailed and comprehensive examination of the contours of drug policy…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge

  • Making Sense of Organizational Change and Innovation in Health Care

    An Everyday Ethnography, 1st Edition

    By Anne Reff Pedersen

    This book explores the hospital via organisational ethnography (OE), an approach that involves a mix of fieldwork methods designed to analyse the hospital which also includes participatory observation, qualitative interviews and shadowing. One way to define a hospital is by its high level of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health Management

  • Family Experience of Brain Injury

    Surviving, Coping, Adjusting, 1st Edition

    By Jo Clark-Wilson, Mark Holloway

    Brain Injury not only affects its victim, but those around them. In many cases, relatives are often overlooked despite facing many obstacles accepting and adjusting to a new way of life. Family Experience of Brain Injury showcases a unique collaboration between relatives of brain injured…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Financing Healthcare in China

    Towards universal health insurance, 1st Edition

    By Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk

    China’s current social medical insurance system has nominally covered more than 95 per cent of 1.4 billion population in China and is moving towards the ambitious goal of universal health insurance coverage. Challenges posed by a rapidly ageing population, an inherently discriminatory design of the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Technology in Physical Activity and Health Promotion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zan Gao

    As technology becomes an ever more prevalent part of everyday life and population-based physical activity programmes seek new ways to increase lifelong engagement with physical activity, so the two have become increasingly linked. This book offers a thorough, critical examination of emerging…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Biosurveillance

    Methods and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Taha Kass-Hout, Xiaohui Zhang

    As evidenced by the anthrax attacks in 2001, the SARS outbreak in 2003, and the H1N1 influenza pandemic in 2009, a pathogen does not recognize geographic or national boundaries, often leading to devastating consequences. Automated biosurveillance systems have emerged as key solutions for mitigating…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Parteras, Promotoras Y Poetas - Case Studies Across the Americas

    Parteras, Promotoras Y Poetas - Case Studies Across the Americas, 1st Edition

    By M. Idali Torres, George Peter Cernada

    This book is a first in bringing together a rich, multidisciplinary, multicultural collection of case studies focusing on sexual and reproductive health education problems and programs from across the Americas. No other such collection links the experience of U.S. Latino populations with public…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Building Resilience Through Contemplative Practice

    A Field Manual for Helping Professionals and Volunteers, 1st Edition

    By Bobbi Patterson

    Recasting burnout as a crucial phase of service, Building Resilience Through Contemplative Practice uses real-world case studies to teach professionals and volunteers unique skills for cultivating resilience. Viewing service and burnout as interdependent throughout phases of stability, collapse,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Commercialisation of Medical Care in China

    Changing Landscapes, 1st Edition

    By Rama V. Baru, Madhurima Nundy

    This book explores the changing landscapes of the commercialisation of medical care in China. It is the first work of its kind, and discusses how the rise of market socialism, coupled with decollectivisation of agriculture and autonomisation of hospitals in rural and urban China, have fragmented…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge India

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