Browsing posts tagged: Health Care Delivery
Regulating Healthcare

Healthcare organizations in the UK and the USA face a growing tide of regulation, accreditation, inspection and external review, all aimed at improving their performance. In the US, over three decades of regulation by state and federal government, and by non-governmental agencies, has created a complex, costly and overlapping network of oversight arrangements for healthcare […]

Making Health Services Adolescent Friendly

Making Health Services Adolescent Friendly: Developing National Quality Standards is intended to be a companion to the Quality Assessment Guidebook: A guide to assessing health services for adolescent clients which was published by WHO in 2009. These two guidebooks are part of a set of tools to standardize and scale up the coverage of quality […]

When Someone You Love Has Alzheimer’s

Provides caregivers with compassionate strategies for dealing with the challenges related to Alzheimer’s, from memory loss and behavior problems to maintaining quality of life and taking important legal steps.

Sexual and Reproductive Health in China

The Thirty years since China’s reform and opening have been very eventful for the country in in the areas of sexual and reproductive health, and this volume presents a multi-disciplinary look at the current scholarship going on in China on the subject, translated into English to assist scholars worldwide in understanding China’s recent history.

My Parent has an Autism Spectrum Disorder

Discovering that a family member is on the autism spectrum is an experience that affects the entire family, and can particularly disrupt the family when it is a parent receiving the diagnosis. The situation can be difficult to explain to children, especially if a parent has not fully grasped the implication themselves, and any adult […]

What a Difference a Dog Makes

A must-read for every dog lover a short, tender, and uplifting tale of a cancer survivor and the life lessons shared with him by his beloved family dog. Our dogs come into our lives as “just the family pet,” but before we know it they become drinking buddies and fuzzy shrinks, playmates and Cheerios-munching vacuum […]

Sex, Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum

Written by an ‚insider‘, an openly gay autistic adult, Wendy Lawson writes frankly and honestly about autism, sex and sexuality. In her new book, she draws upon her own experience to examine the implications of being autistic on relationships, sex and sexuality. Having discussed subjects such as basic sex education and autism, the author goes […]

Persuading People To Have Safer Sex

Persuading People to Have Safer Sex offers a lucid, in-depth, student-friendly and academically thorough discussion of AIDS prevention and health persuasion. In so doing it provides an introduction to the ways that social scientific research can be brought to bear on a daunting health problem. Covering many aspects of the AIDS crisis, the book introduces […]

Health for all Children

Since publication of the fourth edition of this highly successful book, there have been a number of Government initiatives, reports and policies on how the health of children can best be protected and promoted. This revised fourth edition incorporates recent material on the National Service Framework, ‚Every Child Matters‘, the public health report ‚Choosing Health‘, […]

The Invisible Cure

In 1993, Helen Epstein, a scientist working with a biotechnology company searching for an AIDS vaccine, moved to Uganda, where she witnessed first-hand the suffering caused by the HIV virus. The Invisible Cure, dramatic, illuminating and beautifully written, recounts the struggle of international health experts, governments and ordinary Africans to understand the devastating spread of […]