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The Health Practitioner's Guide to Climate Change: Diagnosis and Cure

by Fiona Adshead, Jenny Griffiths & Mala Rao

Highly commended in the Public Health category, BMA Medical Awards 2010 There are enormous health benefits from tackling climate change. This is the first book to set out what health practitioners can do to...

Understanding Patient Safety

by Robert Wachter

Everything you need to deliver safe patient care or to improve patient safety in your organization

Understanding Patient Safety is the essential book for anyone seeking to learn the key clinical, organizational,...

Best Care Anywhere: Why VA Health Care Would Work Better For Everyone

by Phillip Longman

It's shocking but true. The VA health system has quietly accomplished everything that the country expected from health reform but didn't achieve: lower costs, better health outcomes, and a cutting-edge electronic...

Pursuing the Triple Aim: Seven Innovators Show the Way to Better Care, Better Health, and Lower Costs

by Maureen Bisognano & Charles Kenney

Written by the President and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and a leading health care journalist, this groundbreaking book examines how leading organizations in the United States are pursuing...

The Cure For Everything: Untangling Twisted Messages about Health, Fitness, and Happiness

by Tim Caulfield

In this era of health-science research, rarely a day goes by without a public pronouncement of some exciting health-enhancing discovery: a new diet, a new fitness routine, a new drug or alternative therapy,...

eHealth Applications

by Seth M. Noar & Nancy Grant Harrington

eHealth Applications: Promising Strategies for Behavior Change provides an overview of technological applications in contemporary health communication research, exploring the history and current uses of eHealth...

Evaluating Community Collaborations

by Thomas E. Backer

Collaborations, which bring organizations together in a community to implement or improve an innovative program or change a policy or procedure, have become a central strategy for promoting community change....

Diabetes and Health Disparities: Community-Based Approaches for Racial and Ethnic Populations

by Leandris C. Liburd

"What Liburd and colleagues provide in this edition is a framework for all practitionersÖinvolved in diabetes prevention and control. The recommendations and tools provided here are key to the success of future...

Health Literacy in Primary Care: A Clinician's Guide

by Gloria G. Mayer & Michael Villaire

Designated a Doody's Core Title!

At the intersection of health care delivery and practice there lies a large area of patient care with no manual: how to provide the best care to patients who have a critically...

Cancer Disparities: Causes and Evidence-Based Solutions

by Ronit Elk

"The volume sheds new light on reducing disparities by complementing currentlyavailable monographs, through the provision of solutions that are not onlytheoretically innovative but also empirically effective....

Health Communication in the New Media Landscape

by Dr. Jerry C. Parker & Dr. Esther Thorson

"This is a timely discussion of using new information technologies and media for communicating diverse health information to diverse audiences. This book is useful, readable, current, well organized, and seems...

Community and Nurse-Managed Health Centers: Getting Them Started and Keeping Them Going

by Donna L. Torrisi & Tine Hansen-Turton

Designated a Doody's Core Title!Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!

A National Nursing Centers Consortium Guide

This book provides a step-by-step guide to starting and sustaining a community health center,...

The Safety-Net Health Care System: Health Care at the Margins

by Gunnar Almgren & Taryn Lindhorst

"This is the only book currently available that fully addresses all aspects of the safety net for healthcare." Score: 96, 4 Stars--Doody's Medical Reviews

"[T]his complex treatment of a complex topic represents...

Eating Behavior and Obesity: Behavioral Economics Strategies for Health Professionals

by Dr. Shahram Heshmat

Obesity is one of the most pressing health issues affecting our country. This unique volume is the first to apply behavioral economicsóthe integration of psychological and economic knowledgeóto the study of...

101 Careers in Public Health

by Beth Seltzer

"First rate advice."--APHA

  • What sort of training do you need to work in public health?
  • What kinds of jobs are out there right now?
  • And what exactly is an epidemiologist, anyway?

Answering these questions and...

Introduction to Public Health

by Raymond L. Goldsteen & Karen Goldsteen

This is the only survey of the US public health system to combine the perspectives of academicians and public health professionals. Replete with illuminating case studies, the text describes basic public health...

Rights-Based Approaches to Public Health

by Dr. Elvira Beracochea & Dr. Corey Weinstein

Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title!

"With great timing, the editors of Rights-Based Approaches to Public Health offer a targeted and innovative strategy to combat global health problems. Balanced, comprehensive,...

Urban Health: Global Perspectives

by David Vlahov, Jo Ivey Boufford & Clarence E. Pearson

In the twentieth century, the urban settings of the wealthy nationswere largely associated with opportunity, accumulation of wealth,and better health than their rural counterparts. In thetwenty-first century,...

Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage For Dummies

by Patricia Barry

Confused about Medicare's drug coverage? You're not alone. Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage For Dummies explains Part D in plain English and shows you how to find the best deal among numerous drug-coverage...

Culture and Health: Applying Medical Anthropology

by Michael Winkelman

Culture and Health offers an overview of different areas of culture and health, building on foundations of medical anthropology and health behavior theory. It shows how to address the challenges of cross-cultural...