Alzheimer's is swiftly on the rise: it is estimated that every 67 seconds, someone develops the disease. For many, the words ``Alzheimer's diseas`` or ``dementia`` immediately denote severe mental loss and, perhaps, madness. Indeed, the vast majority of media coverage of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and..
Are we born with our fears or do we learn them? Why do our fears persist? What purpose does anxiety serve? How common are anxiety disorders, and which treatments are most effective? What's happening in our brain when we feel fear? This Very Short Introduction draws on the best scientific research to..
A prescription to fix health care for everyone. In this highly engaging, thoroughly persuasive book, Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright presents a unique prescription for fixing America's health care woes, based on her thirty years of experience as a physician and industry leader. The problem, Fischer-Wright..
From a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian comes a riveting history of New York's iconic public hospital that charts the turbulent rise of American medicine. Bellevue Hospital, on New York City's East Side, occupies a colorful and horrifying place in the public imagination: a den of mangled crime vict..
``On par with Rachel Carson's Silent Spring ... This chilling exploration of the decline of public health should be taken seriously by leaders and policymakers around the world.``--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review In this meticulously researched and ultimately explosive new book by the Pulitzer Pri..
The U.S. healthcare system is now spending many millions of dollars to improve ``patient safety`` and ``inter-professional practice.`` Nevertheless, an estimated 100,000 patients still succumb to preventable medical errors or infections every year. How can health care providers reduce the terrible f..
Score your highest in biostatistics Biostatistics is a required course for students of medicine, epidemiology, forestry, agriculture, bioinformatics, and public health. In years past this course has been mainly a graduate-level requirement; however its application is growing and course offerings at ..
In Blood and Guts, veteran science writer Richard Hollingham weaves a compelling narrative from the key moments in surgical history. We have a ringside seat in the operating theater of University College Hospital in London as world-renowned Victorian surgeon Robert Liston performs a remarkable amput..
Psychotherapist Lawrence LeShan has worked with cancer patients for more than thirty-five years and his research has led people with cancer to find new, effective ways to fight for their lives. He has put his findings--full of meaning and purpose--into this revised edition that shows how psychologic..
A proven prescription for effective communication that will empower health professionals to deliver the highest quality care―from the Academy of Communication in Healthcare Research shows that nothing impacts patient experiences more than the quality of communication. While beneficial, the latest in..
Contagious Divides charts the dynamic transformation of representations of Chinese immigrants from medical menace in the nineteenth century to model citizen in the mid-twentieth century. Examining the cultural politics of public health and Chinese immigration in San Francisco, this book looks at the..
Explains the benefits to professional development of Reflective Practice in Medicine. Aimed at pre-clinical, clinical students and Junior Doctors. NUME CARTE: Developing Reflective Practice, PaperbackISBN: 1119064740PRET EDITURA: 154.99AUTOR(i): Andy GrantEDITURA: Wiley-BlackwellCOPERTA: BrosataDATA..
Doctors at War is a candid account of a trauma surgical team based, for a tour of duty, at a field hospital in Helmand, Afghanistan. Mark de Rond tells of the highs and lows of surgical life in hard-hitting detail, bringing to life a morally ambiguous world in which good people face impossible choic..
Get ready for the Hottest cold case in America This updated paperback contains the same content as the 2014 hard cover edition which has 25 additional pages of revelations added since the original 2007 paperback. These new pages include documents from the FBI, CIA, CDC, and NOPD, plus the actual cr..
Winner of: Transmission Prize for the Communication of Ideas 2014Highly Commended, Popular Medicine, British Medical Association awardsFrom health to family to society, this informative exploration takes an evidence-based view of all the factors involved in drug use. Applying the same objective crit..
Ensuring America's Health explains why the US health care system offers world-class medical services to some patients but is also exceedingly costly with fragmented care, poor distribution, and increasingly bureaucratized processes. Based on exhaustive historical research, this work traces how publi..
From surgery to vaccines, man has made great strides in the field of medicine. Quality of life has improved dramatically in the last few decades alone, and the future is bright. But students must not forget that God provided humans with minds and resources to bring about these advances.
Fasting and Eating for Health: A Medical Doctor's Program for Conquering Disease offers precise diet and fasting programs to relieve headache, hypoglycemia, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, colitis, psoriasis, lupus, and uterine fibroids. You'll also learn:..
This new fourth edition explains cycle irregularities and nutritional values to improved and understand our body balance; invaluable to Natural Family Planning users. NUME CARTE: Fertility, Cycles & Nutrition: Self-Care for Improved Cycles and Fertility... Natrally!, PaperbackISBN: 0926412345PRET ED..
Written for graduate students and professionals in the fields of midwifery, women's health, and public health, this book explores the freestanding birth center model in the United States from its conception by pioneering midwives and others in the early 1970s through the present day. Compared to the..
Over millions of years, male and female bodies developed crucial physiological differences to improve the chances for human survival. These differences have become culturally obsolete with the overturning of traditional gender roles. But they are nevertheless very real, and they go well beyond the o..
A timely book exploring the dangers of bacteria and the fears surrounding them, taking a qualified optimistic view. NUME CARTE: Have Bacteria Won?, PaperbackISBN: 0745690807PRET EDITURA: 60.99AUTOR(i): Hugh PenningtonEDITURA: Wiley-BlackwellCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Noiembrie 2015DATA PUBLICAR..
4th edition. Restructured to provide a bigger picture, with new chapters on population health management, an overview of the US health IT landscape and updated case studies. NUME CARTE: Health Care Information Systems, PaperbackISBN: 1119337186PRET EDITURA: 514.99AUTOR(i): Karen A WagerEDITURA: John..
This AJN award-winning textbook helps readers understand and critically assess the U.S. health care system and policies. With a focus on the prevalence of disparities in health and health care, the book reviews the historical evolution and organization of our health care system. Several social justi..
When Dan Fountain and his wife arrived in the Congo in 1961, the challenges to effective medical missions seemed overwhelming. As the only doctor for a quarter of a million residents of the Vanga Health Zone, and with nothing but a dilapidated mission hospital and an undertrained staff to run it, Dr..
A story of courage and risk-taking, House on Fire tells how smallpox, a disease that killed, blinded, and scarred millions over centuries of human history, was completely eradicated in a spectacular triumph of medicine and public health. Part autobiography, part mystery, the story is told by a man w..
Does the art of medicine matter? Does it really help us become better doctors and improve results? Dr. Claudia Welch explores how the effectiveness of a physician extends far beyond the ability to prescribe correct treatments, and how mastering the art of doctoring can make the medicine more effecti..
Makes sense of the complex and confusing landscape of implementation science, the role of research impact, and how to avoid research waste. NUME CARTE: How to Implement Evidence-Based Healthcare, PaperbackISBN: 1119238528PRET EDITURA: 205.99AUTOR(i): Trisha GreenhalghEDITURA: Wiley-BlackwellCOPERTA:..
50 key issues across the public health discipline, giving readers a broad perspective of training and practice. NUME CARTE: Key Concepts in Public Health, PaperbackISBN: 1412948800PRET EDITURA: 150.99AUTOR(i): Frances WilsonEDITURA: Sage Publications (CA)COPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Noiembrie 200..
Organizations around the world are using Lean to redesign care and improve processes in a way that achieves and sustains meaningful results for patients, staff, physicians, and health systems. Lean Hospitals, Third Edition explains how to use the Lean methodology and mindsets to improve safety, qual..
LGBT Health: Meeting the Needs of Gender and Sexual Minorities offers a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive view of mental, medical, and public health conditions within the LGBT community. This book examines the health outcomes and risk factors that gender and sexual minority groups face while simultan..
This step-by-step guide will share strategies on preparing for doctor visits and communicating with doctors to get the most out of limited time. Taking the approach of working with your physicians as patient partners, the book suggests you first see your doctors as human beings. Learn their backgrou..
3rd edition. NUME CARTE: Medical Statistics at a Glance, PaperbackISBN: 140518051XPRET EDITURA: 186.99AUTOR(i): Aviva PetrieEDITURA: Wiley-BlackwellCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Iulie 2009DATA PUBLICARE: 2009FORMAT: 276x219x9..
A medical statistics dictionary for non-staticians. 2nd edition. NUME CARTE: Medical Statistics, PaperbackISBN: 1444167340PRET EDITURA: 192.99AUTOR(i): Filomena Pereira-MaxwellEDITURA: Taylor & Francis LtdCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Mai 2018DATA PUBLICARE: 2018FORMAT: 244x172x20..
11th edition. Provides a solid foundation in nutrition. NUME CARTE: Nutrition & Diet Therapy, PaperbackISBN: 1133960502PRET EDITURA: 501.99AUTOR(i): Ruth A RothEDITURA: Cengage LearningCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Martie 2013DATA PUBLICARE: 2013FORMAT: 254x205x21..
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.A strong foundation in nutrition is essential for effective nursing practice. Reflecting the latest evidence-base..
Sir William Osler (1849-1919) had a long and distinguished career as a physician and professor at McGill University, the University of Pennsylvania, the Johns Hopkins University, and finally, as the Regius Chair in Medicine at Oxford University. Over the course of his professional life, Osler gave m..
An indispensable resource for patients, families, and caregivers Filled with creative tips and techniques, this updated second edition of Parkinson's Disease: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier contains a wealth of ideas and shortcuts for working, organizing, simplifying, and conserving time and energy..
Who do you trust to make what could be life-altering decisions on your behalf? Who do you trust to handle your finances, if you're no longer able? Do you have any idea where to start in order to protect yourself? In today's era of modern healthcare, there is a very real possibility that, at some..
A diet and lifestyle programme that restores the pH balance and uses food as a healer, restorer, balancer and life-giver. With 150 recipes. NUME CARTE: Ph Miracle, PaperbackISBN: 0749939818PRET EDITURA: 75.99AUTOR(i): Robert YoungEDITURA: Piatkus BooksCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Aprilie 2009DATA..
``Since publication of the initial version of Plagues & Poxes in 1987, which had the optimistic subtitle ``The Rise and Fall of Epidemic Disease,`` the rise of new diseases such as AIDS and the deliberate modification and weaponization of diseases such as anthrax have changed the way we perceive inf..
Discusses the coalition government's plans for the NHS, and the policies of the previous Labour government, and reveals how there has been a secret agenda to replace the NHS with a US-style healthcare market. NUME CARTE: Plot Against the NHS, PaperbackISBN: 0850366798PRET EDITURA: 97.99AUTOR(i): Col..
AN IN-DEPTH GUIDE TO PREPARE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY FOR A WIDESPREAD OUTBREAK OF ANY DEADLY DISEASEEvery year pandemics strike And they can easily spread all over the world--overwhelming doctors and hospitals. Will you be ready when a deadly epidemic hits your town?Prepping for a Pandemic provides the..
In Prescription for the People, Fran Quigley diagnoses our inability to get medicines to the people who need them and then prescribes the cure. He delivers a clear and convincing argument for a complete shift in the global and U.S. approach to developing and providing essential medicines--and a prim..
Provides good clinical practice guidelines providing an international quality standard for the regulation of clinical trials. NUME CARTE: Principles of Good Clinical Practice, PaperbackISBN: 0853697906PRET EDITURA: 314.99AUTOR(i): Michael McGrawEDITURA: Pharmaceutical PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARI..
The gold standard in reengineering healthcare deliveryWhen it comes to providing high-quality care in the most efficient, cost-effective way possible, ProvenCare has proven to be the gold standard in the industry. Developed at Geisinger Health System and praised by healthcare leaders worldwide, this..
Investigates the interests that have combined to corrupt the provision of mental health services by the profession of psychiatry. NUME CARTE: Psychiatry Under the Influence, PaperbackISBN: 113750692XPRET EDITURA: 139.99AUTOR(i): Robert WhitakerEDITURA: SpringerCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Aprilie..