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Health divides: Where you live can kill you

by Clare Bambra

Clare Bambra examines the social, environmental, economic and political causes of health inequalities, how they have evolved over time and what they are like today. Revealing gaps in life expectancy of up to...


The Healthcare Professional Workforce

Medicare Nightmare: The Great Australian Tragedy

by Dal Ouba

For decades, public discourse on the Australian health system has been reduced to focusing on limited issues such as e-health or budget cuts while failing to capture the greatest challenge facing our national...


Denying to the Grave

Public Health: A Very Short Introduction

Queer Aging

China's Last Nomads: History and Culture of China's Kazaks: History and Culture of China's Kazaks

by Linda Benson & Ingvar Svanberg

This study, based on Chinese publications and archival materials as well as on recent fieldwork, provides an up-to-date treatment of Kazak history and culture, emphasizing the Kazaks in 20th-century China and,...


Population Health Science

Sanitation in India: A Historico-Sociological Survey

by Hetukar Jha

Sanitation is now increasingly recognized as one of the most 'publicly relevant issues' in our country. The book deals with why it is appropriate, rather, necessary for this issue to be duly considered as a...


Disease Prevention

Modernizing Sexuality

Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

by Donald G. McNeil

A gripping narrative about the origins and spread of the Zika virus by New York Times science reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr.

Until recently, Zika—once considered a mild disease—was hardly a cause for global...


Health Communication for Health Care Professionals: An Applied Approach

by Michael P., Dr., PhD, PA-C Pagano

Promotes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of health communication

According to the Joint Commission, over 75% of all serious medical errors in this country result from miscommunication. Based in these...


Social Marketing Research for Global Public Health

One World Health: An Overview of Global Health

by Lord Nigel Crisp

This brand new textbook presents a new approach to the teaching and understanding of global health. It describes the shared opportunities but also the problems that we all face, wherever we live, and the particular...


Dementia Care: A Practical Approach

by Grahame Smith

Dementia is both a personal and a societal challenge. The goal of Dementia Care: A Practical Approach is to focus on how practitioners can meet this challenge with hope and compassion, thereby enabling those...


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Design That Cares: Planning Health Facilities for Patients and Visitors

by Janet R. Carpman & Myron A. Grant

Customer-focused, evidence-based facility design promotes better health care delivery

Design That Cares is the award-winning, essential textbook and guide for understanding and achieving customer-focused, evidence-based...


The Hand Book: Surviving in a Germ-Filled World

by Miryam Z. Wahrman

An energetic argument for the importance of maintaining clean hands, and advice on how to do it


Smart Use of State Public Health Data for Health Disparity Assessment

by Ge Lin & Ming Qu

Health services are often fragmented along organizational lines with limited communication among the public health-related programs or organizations, such as mental health, social services, and public health...