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Understanding Public Health in Rural Populations of India

Partha S. Mukherjee
April 15, 2018

In developing countries such as India, there are stark contrasts between urban and rural populations, presenting unique challenges for public health promotion and intervention. For example, urban areas have sophisticated hospital facilities, while rural populations visit community caretakers with...

Smarter Agile Public Health: Leveraging Analytics and Technology

Jay Bhatt
April 01, 2018

Public health is not about treatment of individual illness, it’s about prevention within populations. While implementation of reactive public health policies is a challenge, the even bigger challenge is in the prediction of meaningful public health interventions, catching them before they start....

Occupational Safety and Hygiene VI: Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Occupation Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2018), March 26-27, 2018, Guimarães, Portugal

Pedro M. Arezes, João Santos Baptista, Monica P. Barroso, Paula Carneiro, Patrício Cordeiro, Nelson Costa, Rui B. Melo, A. Sergio Miguel, Gonçalo Perestrelo
March 06, 2018

Occupational Safety and Hygiene VI collects recent papers of selected authors from 21 countries in the domain of occupational safety and hygiene (OSH). The contributions cover a wide range of topics, including:- Occupational safety- Risk assessment- Safety management- Ergonomics- Management systems...

Applied Epidemiologic Principles and Concepts: Clinicians' Guide to Study Design and Conduct

Laurens Holmes, Jr.
December 21, 2017

This book provides practical knowledge to clinicians and biomedical researchers using biological and biochemical specimen/samples in order to understand health and disease processes at cellular, clinical, and population levels. Concepts and techniques provided will help researchers design and...

Handbook of Adhesive Technology, Third Edition

Antonio Pizzi, Kashmiri L. Mittal
December 21, 2017

This classic reference examines the mechanisms driving adhesion, categories of adhesives, techniques for bond formation and evaluation, and major industrial applications. Integrating recent innovation and improved instrumentation, the work offers broad and comprehensive coverage. This edition...

Biostatistics for Clinical and Public Health Research

Melody S. Goodman
December 18, 2017

Biostatistics for Clinical and Public Health Research provides a concise overview of statistical analysis methods. Use of SAS and Stata statistical software is illustrated in full, including how to interpret results. Focusing on statistical models without all the theory, the book is complete with...

Analyzing Health Data in R for SAS Users

Monika Maya Wahi, Peter Seebach
November 27, 2017

Analyzing Health Data in R for SAS Users is aimed at helping health data analysts who use SAS accomplish some of the same tasks in R. It is targeted to public health students and professionals who have a background in biostatistics and SAS software, but are new to R. For professors, it is useful...

Applied Biostatistical Principles and Concepts: Clinicians' Guide to Data Analysis and Interpretation

Laurens Holmes, Jr.
November 20, 2017

The past three decades have witnessed modern advances in statistical modeling and evidence discovery in biomedical, clinical, and population-based research. With these advances come the challenges in accurate model stipulation and application of models in scientific evidence discovery Applied...

Public Health Research Methods for Partnerships and Practice

Melody S. Goodman, Vetta Sanders Thompson
October 31, 2017

Translating research into practice involves creating interventions that are relevant to improving the lives of a target population. Community engaged research has emerged as an evidence-based approach to better address the complex issues that affect the health of marginalized populations. Written...

Environmental Policy and Public Health, Second Edition

Barry L. Johnson, Maureen Y. Lichtveld
October 26, 2017

As with the first edition, this second edition describes how environmental health policies are developed, the statutes and other policies that have evolved to address public health concerns associated with specific environmental hazards, and the public health foundations of the policies. It lays...

A Textbook of Community Nursing

Sue Chilton, Heather Bain
October 17, 2017

A Textbook of Community Nursing is a comprehensive and evidence-based introduction covering the full range of professional topics, including professional approaches to care, public health, eHealth, therapeutic relationships and the role of community nursing in mental health. The new edition has...

Donaldsons' Essential Public Health, Fourth Edition

Liam J. Donaldson, Paul Rutter
October 09, 2017

Donaldsons’ Essential Public Health has been in continuous print for 35 years, evolving through successive editions. This unrivalled record of success for a textbook of public health shows the enduring appeal of its content, style, and accessibility to generations of students and practitioners. For...