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PHARMACEUTICAL RESILIENCE – How to Govern the Evolution of Treatments

by Luca Pani

The world of health is undergoing a significant evolution. There is a tangible sense of urgency and great expectation that affects everyone: patients, healthcare organisations, doctors and companies. Pharmaceutical...


Affective Determinants of Health Behavior

by Mark T. Conner, David M. Williams & Ryan E. Rhodes

In the last 20-30 years, research on affective determinants of health behavior has proliferated. Affective Determinants of Health Behavior brings together this burgeoning area of research into a single volume...


A Guide to Assessments That Work

by John Hunsley & Eric J. Mash

The first edition of A Guide To Assessments That Work provided a much needed resource on evidence-based psychological assessment. Since the publication of the first edition, a number of advances have been made...


Neighborhoods and Health

by Ichiro Kawachi, Dustin T. Duncan & Ana V. Diez Roux

THE GROUNDBREAKING, FORMATIVE WORK IN SPATIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY -- NOW UPDATED FOR A NEW GENERATION OF RESEARCH AND PRACTICE IN PUBLIC HEALTH In 2003, Neighborhoods and Health codified the idea that a neighborhood's...


The Hospital and Clinic Improvement Handbook

by Shimeon Pass, Boaz Ronen, Joseph S. Pliskin & Donald M. Berwick

The essential healthcare guide to doing more with existing resources The healthcare industry faces foundational challenges to how it sustains itself. As the gap between cost and revenue continues to widen, and...


Introduction to Public Health in Pharmacy

by Peter D. Hurd, Bruce Levin & Ardis Hanson

Pharmacists are on the frontlines of public health. Their public-facing roles uniquely position them to identify and address emerging disease challenges, discrepancies in health literacy, and barriers to treatment...


Occupational health and social estrangement in China

by Wing-Chung Ho

This book concerns the post-illness experiences of about a hundred occupationally sick workers who suffer from the incurable diseases of pneumoconiosis or heavy metal poisoning in contemporary China. In exploring...


The End of Epidemics

by Dr. Jonathan D. Quick & Bronwyn Fryer

"Dr. Quick’s urgent message makes one hope that this book will reach a huge audience and that its exhortations will be acted on everywhere." - Meredith Wadman, The Wall Street Journal

A leading doctor offers...


Pharmaceutical Market Access in Developed Markets

by Güvenç Koçkaya & Albert Wertheimer

Market access is the process by which a pharmaceutical company gets its product available on the market after having obtained a marketing authorization from a regulatory agency and by which the product becomes...


Oxford Textbook of Nature and Public Health

by Howard Frumkin, Matilda van den Bosch & William Bird

Human beings have always been affected by their surroundings. There are various health benefits linked to being able to access to nature; including increased physical activity, stress recovery, and the stimulation...


Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know®

by Philip J. Landrigan & Mary M. Landrigan

More than 80,000 new chemicals have been developed and released into the global environment during the last four decades. Today the World Health Organization attributes more than one-third of all childhood deaths...


Slow at Work

by Aoife McElwain

The way we work has changed. We need new tools to help navigate this world of work – not only to achieve career success, but to stay sane while doing so – and this book can be one of them.

Our jobs can become...


Sedation, Suicide, and the Limits of Ethics

by James A. Dunson Iii

In this book, James Dunson explores end-of-life ethics including physician-assisted suicide and continuous sedation. He argues that ethical debates currently ignore the experience of the dying patient in an...


Global Health Watch 5

by People's Health Movement, Medact, Third World Network & Health Poverty Action et al.

For over a decade, Global Health Watch has been the definitive source for alternative analysis on health.

This new edition addresses the key challenges facing governments and health practitioners today, within...


Building Bottom-up Health and Disaster Risk Reduction Programmes

by Emily Ying Yang Chan

As a backdrop of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (2016-2030), the United Nations pointed out that more than 6 million children still died before the age of five by 2015. At least 1.8 billion people...


Pharmocracy II

by William Faloon

Our healthcare system is irretrievably broken, and now is devastating the US financially. Pharmocracy II, like its predecessor Pharmocracy, uncovers egregious FDA incompetence, abuse, and corruption. It shows...


Impact of Market Forces on Addictive Substances and Behaviours

by David Miller, Claire Harkins, Matthias Schlögl & Brendan Montague

The differences between alcohol, food, gambling, and tobacco as consumer products are obvious. Yet research suggests that there are underlying similarities in the way that food, alcohol, and gambling industries...


An Introduction to Global Health Delivery

by Joia S. Mukherjee & Paul Farmer

"What Mukherjee attempts, and succeeds in doing, is to offer what many students -- undergraduates as well as students of medicine, nursing, and public health -- have long clamored for: a primer not only of recent...


Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health

by Ross C. Brownson, Graham A. Colditz & Enola K. Proctor

The definitive work in D&I research -- now completely updated and expanded The application of scientific research to the creation of evidence-based policies is a science unto itself -- and one that is never...


The Oxford Handbook of the Human Essence

by John F. Dovidio & Martijn van Zomeren

What is the human essence? Although typically viewed as one of the big questions in philosophy, exploring the human essence requires a deep and comprehensive understanding of the human condition and thus social...