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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...

Action Learning in Health, Social and Community Care: Principles, Practices and Resources

John Edmonstone
September 22, 2017

This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of action learning, one of the most widely used development methods in health, social and community care. The book addresses the theory and practice of action learning in these fields, and considers action learning as an adult educational ethos as well as...

Ethnobotany of India, Volume 3: North-East India and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

T. Pullaiah, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Bir Bahadur
September 21, 2017

Ethnobotany of India: Volume 3: North-East India and Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the third of a five-volume set of Ethnobotany of India. Bringing together in one place the important information on the ethnobotany of the North-East India and Andaman and Nicobar Island region of India, this...

Ethnobotany of India, Volume 4: Western and Central Himalayas

T. Pullaiah, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Bir Bahadur
September 21, 2017

Ethnobotany of India: Volume 4: Western and Central Himalayas is the 4th volume of the 5-volume set, an informative book series on the ethnobotanical aspects of India. The books cover different regions, including Volume 1: Eastern Ghats and Deccan Volume 2: Western Ghats and West Coast...

Big Book of Emergency Department Psychiatry: A Guide to Patient Centered Operational Improvement

Yener Balan, Karen Murrell, Christopher Bryant Lentz
September 19, 2017

This book focuses on the operational and clinical strategies needed to improve care of Emergency Psychiatric patients. Boarding of psychiatric patients in ED’s is recognized as a national crisis. The American College of Emergency Physicians identified strategies to decrease boarding of psychiatric...

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...

Monitoring Detention, Custody, Torture and Ill-treatment: A Practical Approach to Prevention and Documentation

Jason Payne-James, Jonathan Beynon, Duarte Vieira
September 12, 2017

This landmark practical guide assists all those involved in monitoring detention conditions and investigating and preventing torture. The prestigious global author team identify the medical, legal and professional frameworks and international instruments applicable to those detained, and highlight...

Chinese and Botanical Medicines: Traditional Uses and Modern Scientific Approaches

Raymond Cooper, Chun-Tao Che, Daniel Kam-Wah Mok, Charmaine Wing-Yee Tsang
September 07, 2017

Chinese and Botanical Medicines: Traditional Uses and Modern Scientific Approaches is a classroom-tested book that contains a balance of chemistry, the history of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and the theory and practice of a modern TCM practitioner. This distinct book reviews the scientific...

Ambient Assisted Living

Nuno M. Garcia, Joel Jose P.C. Rodrigues
September 01, 2017

Addresses an Emerging Shift in Developing Countries The authors and contributors of Ambient Assisted Living have recognized that the demographic profile is changing in many developing countries and have factored in an inversion of the demographic pyramid. The technology of ambient assisted living...

Phosphatidate Phosphohydrolase (1988): Volume I

David N. Brindley
August 31, 2017

Each of these chapters has a general section that describes the special needs for glycerolipid synthesis and the physiological context in which the regulation of phosphatidate phosphohydrolase activity can be understood.  ...

Phosphatidate Phosphohydrolase (1988): Volume II

David N. Brindley
August 31, 2017

Each of these chapters has a general section that describes the special needs for glycerolipid synthesis and the physiological context in which the regulation of phosphatidate phosphohydrolase activity can be understood....

The Clinical Practice of Complementary, Alternative, and Western Medicine (2001)

W. John Diamond
August 31, 2017

"Western Medicine", "Alternative Medicine", "Complementary Medicine", "Holistic Medicine", and "Natural Medicine." There is really only one "medicine" that heals and puts the whole patient, not the disease, at the center of care: Integrated Medicine. This practice integrates all modalities of...

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