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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...

Health Promotion in Disease Outbreaks and Health Emergencies

Glenn Laverack
September 26, 2017

The book is exceptionally timely and will be of interest to many professionals, students and academics. I am not aware of any other book that covers this important topic. Glenn Laverack brings credibility and kudos having direct experience of health emergencies and seen as a leading academic...

The Intersection of Food and Public Health: Current Policy Challenges and Solutions

A. Bryce Hoflund, John C. Jones, Michelle C. Pautz
September 25, 2017

Presently, ideas about food are in flux from a variety of sources. Examples of this evolution include recognizing the importance of food on health by public health and medical professionals; changing consumer desires around the production methods and components of their food; a greater focus on...

Negotiating the Emotional Challenges of Conducting Deeply Personal Research in Health

Alexandra "Xan" C.H. Nowakowski, J. E. Sumerau
September 15, 2017

Public health researchers and clinicians regularly work with people who have suffered physical and mental trauma. Knowing how to conduct a study or treat a patient while navigating deep emotional issues requires special skills and overall awareness of how trauma can impact the process and outcomes...

Perceived Health and Adaptation in Chronic Disease

Francis Guillemin, Alain Leplege, Serge Briancon, Elisabeth Spitz, Joel Coste
August 14, 2017

Chronic diseases have become predominant in Western societies and in many developing countries. They affect quality of life and daily activities and require regular medical care. This unique monograph will bring readers up to date with chronic disease research, with a focus on health-related...

Preparing for International Health Experiences: A Practical Guide

Akshaya Neil Arya
June 19, 2017

At some point in their careers, many health professionals and students wish to engage in overseas work. Learning from other systems, people and cultures is invaluable and in some cases life changing. This book is a unique resource that offers necessary insights into making the most of the...

Best Practices for Environmental Health: Environmental Pollution, Protection, Quality and Sustainability

Herman Koren
May 09, 2017

In a present where there are countless opportunities for the spread of exotic diseases, the expansion and creation of far more illness in our global population through globalization and rapid transportation, and the contamination of water, air and land, we find ourselves accountable. In this day...

Solving Population Health Problems through Collaboration

Ron Bialek, Leslie M. Beitsch, John W. Moran
March 27, 2017

Rapid changes in healthcare and public health offer tremendous opportunities to focus on process improvement. Public health departments and agencies increasingly work collaboratively with hospitals and other community partners to promote knowledge and improve collective impact through public and...

Health of South Asians in the United States: An Evidence-Based Guide for Policy and Program Development

Memoona Hasnain, Punam Parikh, Nitasha Chaudhary Nagaraj
March 21, 2017

Leading scholars and practitioners come together in this contributed volume to present the most current evidence on cutting edge health issues for South Asian Americans, the fastest growing Asian American population. The book spans a variety of health topics while examining disparities and special...

Stem Cell Research: Hope or Hype?

Toni Marzotto, Patricia M. Alt
March 21, 2017

Stem Cell Research takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the topic of human embryonic stem cell research, starting with the breakthrough discovery up through the present day controversy. The book invites the reader to join the conversation by providing a well balanced approach to many of the...

Linking Health and Education for African American Students’ Success

Nadine M. Finigan-Carr
March 06, 2017

The linkages between a student’s health and a student’s ability to learn have been well established. Children who are sick stay home; and, children at home cannot learn if they are not in school leading to increased dropout rates among other educational outcomes. However, an understanding of this...

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