Browsing posts tagged: Health Care Delivery
Instant Recess

This lively, inspiring, and informative book zeroes in on the state of American fitness persistently sedentary, plagued by obesity and issues a clarion call to action that reaches across economic, racial, and educational lines. Toni Yancey finds that despite our best intentions and repeated resolutions to exercise, as well as a 40-year investment in fitness […]

Health Policy

This textbook provides a critical assessment of developments in health and healthcare policy within the UK and Europe. Each chapter integrates conceptual themes drawn from the fields of sociology and political science to offer a unique combination of theory, historical detail and wider social commentary.The book is divided into four sections:-Section One establishes a theoretical […]

Alzheimer’s

Caring for a loved one who is terminally ill can be tremendously stressful under any circumstances. If that person has a degenerative and dementing disease such as Alzheimer’s, and is unable to participate in decisions regarding his or her care, the stress is that much greater. When it comes to making those difficult moral and […]

Clinical Risk Management

The aim of this book is to reduce the risks of medical treatment and enhance the safety of patients in all areas of healthcare. The first section discusses human error, the incidence of harm to patients, and the development or risk management. Chapters in the second section discuss the reduction of risk in clinical practice […]

Promoting Health in Aotearoa NZ

Promoting Health in Aotearoa New Zealand is the first comprehensive text on health promotion in New Zealand. Primarily written for students, practitioners and policy makers in the health sector, it will be of interest also to those promoting health in Maori, Pacific Island and other NGOs and to those in government agencies. This book will […]

Contemporary Public Health

Public health refers to the management and prevention of disease within a population by promoting healthy behaviors and environments in an effort to create a higher standard of living. In this comprehensive volume, editor James W. Holsinger Jr. and an esteemed group of scholars and practitioners offer a concise overview of this burgeoning field, emphasizing […]

Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice

Fully revised and updated for the third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice remains the first resort for all those working in this broad field. Structured to assist with practical tasks, translating evidence into policy, and providing concise summaries and real-world issues from across the globe, this literally provides a world of experience […]

Infinite Vision

When a crippling disease shattered his lifelong ambition, Dr. V (Venkataswamy) chose an impossible new dream: to cure the world of blindness. The tiny clinic he founded in India defied conventional business logic and is now the largest provider of eye care on the planet. At Aravind, patients choose whether to pay or not. Millions […]

I’ll Be Watching You

What drives one person to become obsessed with another – someone they may never even have met? And what happens when the obsessions of unbalanced misfits, desperate loners and aggrieved ex-partners spiral out of control? Stalking is on the increase – and it isn’t only celebrities who become the targets of irrational individuals. Men and […]

Working With Denied Child Abuse

How can professionals build constructive relationships with families where the parents dispute professional allegations of serious child abuse? How can meaningful safety for children be created in these families? And, how can professionals work together constructively in such cases? Situations where parents refute child abuse allegations made against them are often deemed to be impossible […]