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Pregnancy Guides: Stages of Pregnancy Development

by Jyoti Baluran

Pregnancy is the most vital period of being a mother, and this is a process which needs focus and attetion what is going on inside and outside of the babies environment. This is mainly to guide women and give...


Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America's Greatest Tragedy

by David Sheff

The author of the No. 1 New York Times bestseller Beautiful Boy offers a new paradigm for dealing with addiction based on cutting-edge research and stories of his own and other families' struggles with –...


Community-Oriented Health Services: Practices Across Disciplines

by CRC Elias Mpofu PhD

Grounded in a transdisciplinary approach, this groundbreaking text provides extensive, evidence-based information on the value of communities as the primary drivers of their own health and well-being. It describes...


Advances in Parasitology

by D. Rollinson & S.I. Hay

First published in 1963, Advances in Parasitology contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews in all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology.

Advances in Parasitology includes medical studies on parasites...


Multidisciplinary public health: Understanding the development of the modern workforce

by Jenny Wright & Fiona Sim

A lively and comprehensive review of policy change in England, making useful comparisons with the rest of the UK. It includes the voices of key protagonists in the development of the public health workforce....


Ebola: Story of an Outbreak

by Laurie Garrett

Where does Ebola originate? How does it spread? And what should governments do to stop it? Few people understand the answers to these questions better than Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Laurie Garrett.

In...


Changing the U.S. Health Care System: Key Issues in Health Services Policy and Management

by Ronald M. Andersen, Thomas H. Rice & Gerald F. Kominski

The third edition of Changing the U.S. Health Care System is a thoroughly revised and updated compendium of the most current thought on three key components of health care policy-improving access, ensuring quality,...


Planning Health Promotion Programs: An Intervention Mapping Approach

by L. Kay Bartholomew, Guy S. Parcel & Gerjo Kok

This thoroughly revised and updated third edition of Planning Health Promotion Programs provides a powerful, practical resource for the planning and development of health education and health promotion programs....


How to Age Positively: A Handbook for Personal Change in Later Life

by Guy Robertson

A well researched handbook with practical exercises for people to try out in order to improve the likelihood of living a happy and satisfying life in old age. It sets out a systematic programme of personal change...


AIDS as an International Political Issue: A Selection from AIDS Between Science and Politics

by Peter Piot

Peter Piot, founding executive director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), reports on the influence of civil society in international relations and traditional partisan divides. AIDS...


Working in Public Health: An introduction to careers in public health

by Fiona Sim & Jenny Wright

What can you contribute to improving and protecting the health of your community? Public health is becoming an increasingly central area of healthcare practice and people working in public health come from a...


Reflective Learning: An essential tool for the self-development of health and safety practitioners

by Teresa Budworth & Waddah Shihab Ghanem Al Hashemi

Reflective Learning is the essential reference for health and safety practitioners wanting to develop their professional skills and practice. Whether you are a new practitioner looking to expand your knowledge...


Key Themes in Public Health

by Miranda Thurston

'The growth of public health courses aimed at undergraduates has created a new need for textbooks that are appropriate and stimulating. Miranda Thurston has succeeded in producing something which strikes the...


Leading Public Health: A Competency Framework

by James Begun Ph. D. & Jan Malcolm

"James Begun and Jan Malcolm combine the wisdom of an academic and a practitioner to provide a comprehensive, accessible guide to impactful public health leadership. It is timely because now more than ever the...


Health and Inequality: Applying Public Health Research to Policy and Practice

by Angela M. Tod & Julia Hirst

How can research on the social determinants of health be translated into real life public health practice? Challenging the research-practice gap, this text shows readers from a range of professions how their...


The Essential Guide to Public Health and Health Promotion

by Susan R. Thompson

In the twenty-first century, public health is everyone's business. The nursing and medical professions are well placed to provide advice to their clients, especially in respect to lifestyle change, and public...


Using Space: Critical Geographies of Drugs and Alcohol

by Christopher M. Moreno & Robert Wilton

The consumption of drugs and alcohol, and the pleasures and problems arising from this consumption, can be understood as embedded and constitutive elements of social, family, and recreational life. At the same...


CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

by Jeffrey Klausner & III, Edward Hook

Get problem-oriented and disease-specific guidance in treating STDs-in one quick-access source

Featuring the trusted, practical format of the CURRENT series, this authoritative, quick-access guide delivers a...


Epidemiology of Injury in Adventure and Extreme Sports

by T.W. Heggie & D.J. Caine

This book reviews the existing data on the frequency and distribution of injuries and the factors contributing to injuries in adventure and extreme sports. Further, it suggests injury prevention strategies and...


False Hopes: Why America's Quest for Perfect Health is a Recipe for Failure

by Daniel Callahan

This ground-breaking book by one of the nation's leading experts on medical ethics, Daniel Callahan, traces the root cause of America's health-care crisis not to inefficient organization or waste, but rather...