Public Health Policy and Practice Products

  • Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Older Adults

    A National Challenge for Policy, Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Melvin Delgado, Denise Humm-Delgado

    Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Older Adults discusses two converging problems: the aging baby boomer generation and the large percentage of the American population in prison. This book focuses on the treatment, reentry, financial challenges, medical issues, and policy implications of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Global Primary Mental Health Care

    Practical Guidance for Family Doctors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Dowrick

    This book provides up-to-date, practical information for family doctors on how to assess and manage important mental health problems presenting in primary care settings. Patients frequently present with mental health problems in primary care settings around the world, yet family doctors…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    WONCA Family Medicine

  • Innovations in Hospice Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen Verderber, Ben J. Refuerzo

    This fully revised, new edition of Innovations in Hospice Architecture responds to the need for an up-to-date, theoretically based reference book summarizing key historical and recent developments with respect to this rapidly evolving building type. This Second Edition presents: an overview of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Rethinking MSM, Trans* and other Categories in HIV Prevention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amaya G. Perez-Brumer, Richard Parker, Peter Aggleton

    As the HIV epidemic moves into its fourth decade, it is clear that the global response has failed to adequately address the needs of a wide range of vulnerable populations and groups. Chief among these are gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, and transgender persons, who globally face…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Culture, Migration, and Health Communication in a Global Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yuping Mao, Rukhsana Ahmed

    Both international and internal migration brings new challenges to public health systems. This book aims to critically review theoretical frameworks and literature, as well as discuss new practices and lessons related to culture, migration, and health communication in different countries. It…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Globalization and the Health of Indigenous Peoples

    From Colonization to Self-Rule, 1st Edition

    By Ahsan Ullah

    In 70 countries worldwide, there is an estimated 370 million indigenous peoples, and their rich diversity of cultures, religions, traditions, languages and histories has been significant source of our scholarships. However, the health status of this population group is far below than that of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheryl. L. Hendriks

    This book offers an essential, comprehensive, yet accessible reference of contemporary food security discourse and guides readers through the steps required for food security analysis. Food insecurity is a major obstacle to development and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-26 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Reinventing Clinical Decision Support

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

    By Paul Cerrato, John Halamka

    This book 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 are explored at length, with…

    Hardback – 2020-01-15 
    Taylor & Francis
    HIMSS Book Series

  • 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

  • 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

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