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The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan for End-of-Life Care

by Bloomsbury Publishing

There is an unspoken dark side of American medicine-keeping patients alive at any price. Two thirds of Americans die in healthcare institutions tethered to machines and tubes at bankrupting costs, even though...


Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: Essentials of Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, Third Edition

by Gordon Guyatt, Drummond Rennie & Maureen Meade

The streamlined companion to the classic Users' Guides to the Medical Literature--fully updated and revised

This compact guide condenses the most clinically relevant content of the landmark Users' Guides to...


Vaccine Injuries: Documented Adverse Reactions to Vaccines

by Lou Conte & Tony Lyons

Reveals the truth behind the controversial issue of vaccine-related injuries.

Proponents declare that vaccines have saved millions of lives. Critics claim that the success is overstated and that vaccines may...


The Big Autism Cover-Up: How and Why the Media Is Lying to the American Public

by Anne Dachel

An unflinching look at the truth behind the media’s lies about autism.

Autism now affects 2 percent of US children. A once rare disorder is now so common that everyone knows someone with an affected child....


Debates in personalisation

by Catherine Needham & Jon Glasby

The first book to bring together both advocates and critics of the personalisation agenda in English social care services to debate key issues.


Universal Health Coverage for Inclusive and Sustainable Development: Lessons from Japan

by Naoki Ikegami

The goals of universal health coverage (UHC) are to ensure that all people can access quality health services, to safeguard all people from public health risks, and to protect all people from impoverishment...


Demand Patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium : Can We Explain the Differences?

by Igor Lebrun & Esther Pérez Ruiz

The need to revive Euro area growth highlights the importance of the evolution of domestic and external demand in the core. This paper puts recent demand patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium into historical...


Health Policy Reform in China: A Comparative Perspective

by Jiwei Qian & Åke Blomqvist

Most of the existing literature on health system reform in China deals with only one part of the reform process (for example, financing reform in rural areas, or the new system of purchasing pharmaceuticals),...


Medical Technology in Japan: The Politics of Regulation

by Christa Altenstetter

Compared to its American and European counterparts, Japan lags in adopting innovative medical devices and making new treatments and procedures available. Christa Altenstetter examines the contextual conditions...


Health Spending in Japan : Macro-Fiscal Implications and Reform Options

by Masahiro Nozaki & Kenichiro Kashiwase

Health spending has risen rapidly in Japan. We find two-thirds of the spending increase over 1990–2011 resulted from ageing, and the rest from excess cost growth. The spending level will rise further: ageing...


Maternal Transition: A North-South Politics of Pregnancy and Childbirth

by Candace Johnson

What are the political dimensions that are revealed in women's preferences for health care during pregnancy and childbirth? The answers to this question vary from one community to the next, and often from woman...


Moving Toward Universal Coverage of Social Health Insurance in Vietnam: Assessment and Options

by Aparnaa Somanathan & Ajay Tandon

Over the past two decades Vietnam has made enormous progress towards achieving universal coverage (UC) for its population. Significant challenges remain, however, in terms of improving equity with continuing...


Analyzing Markets for Health Workers: Insights from Labor and Health Economics

by Barbara McPake & Anthony Scott

This publication is part of the Bank's multiyear program to enhance its knowledge of HRH policies. The program's ultimate objective is to strengthen knowledge and capacity to collect evidence, analyze, and evaluate...


The Doctor Crisis: How Physicians Can, and Must, Lead the Way to Better Health Care

by Jack Cochran & Charles C. Kenney

Calming fears, alleviating suffering, enhancing and saving lives—this is what motivates doctors virtually every single day. When the structure and culture in which physicians work are well aligned, being a...


Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World

by Debasis Bagchi

This fully revised and updated edition begins with insights into the scope, importance and continuing growth opportunities in the nutraceutical and functional food industries and explores the latest regulatory...


Curing Camden: How One City Became a Model for Smarter, More Affordable Healthcare

by Christina Hernandez Sherwood

As the federal health reform debate played out in the national media spotlight, author Christina Hernandez Sherwood was reporting on the American medical system from the street level. From 2010 to 2012, she...


Regulating Medicines in Europe: Competition, Expertise and Public Health

by John Abraham & Graham Lewis

This Book explains and investigates how medicines are controlled in Europe, especially the EU. Based on penetrating documentary and interview research with the pharmaceutical industry, regulators and consumer...


Reinventing American Health Care: How the Affordable Care Act will Improve our Terribly Complex, Blatantly Unjust, Outrageously Expensive, Grossly Ine

by Ezekiel Emanuel

The definitive story of American health care today—its causes, consequences, and confusions

In March 2010, the Affordable Care Act was signed into law. It was the most extensive reform of America’s health...


The Economics of Social Capital and Health: A Conceptual and Empirical Roadmap

by Sherman Folland & Lorenzo Rocco

This book defines the field of social capital and health. Over the last two decades, there has been a recognition of the importance of social capital (usually defined as ties in the community, attachment to...


The Bahamas: Tax Reforms for Increased Buoyancy

by International Monetary Fund. Fisc Dept.

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after...