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A Public Health Strategy for Living, Aging and Dying in Solidarity: Designing Elder-Centered and Palliative Systems of Care, Environments, Services and Supports

Mary Beth Morrissey, Melissa Lang, Barney Newman
June 20, 2018

With more people living longer lives, there is increased importance in the health care industry on improving services for the elderly. This comprehensive book gives an expert overview of the topics and challenges, along with imperative ethical and legal frameworks. The book also details existing...

Vegetarian Nutrition and Wellness

Winston J. Craig
June 18, 2018

A large amount of research effort goes into assessing the health benefits of a plant-based diet, resulting from human desire to consume a more sustainable diet that is less destructive of the earth’s natural resources. In addition, a growing number of people are choosing the vegan or total...

Mobile Communications and Public Health

Marko Markov
June 18, 2018

This book represents a comprehensive overview of the distribution of the various forms of mobile communications (with increasing variations and intensities) devices, which represent a serious hazard to the biosphere and especially mankind, due to the lack of controls of sources of mobile...

Global Health Impacts of Nanotechnology Law: A Tool for Stakeholder Engagement

Ilise L Feitshans
May 11, 2018

Small things add up: trillions of dollars of products applying nanotechnology have been marketed to consumers promising new medicines, strong packaging to protect goods from contamination, stronger eyelash mascara and long-lasting lipstick, construction materials for housing, cheaper energy, and...

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: Book chapters from 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...

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