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Forthcoming Public Health Policy and Practice Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty

    The Contested Governance of Health

    By Tarryn Phillips

    Series: Social Justice

    We’ve seen it before, with asbestos-related disease, leukaemia clusters and lung cancer caused by cigarettes. There tends to be a lag between the emergence of environmental risks and chemical injuries, and their recognition and therapeutic treatment by medicine and the law. Law, Environmental...

    To Be Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Medical Humanities and Medical Education

    How the medical humanities can shape better doctors

    By Alan Bleakley

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    The field of the medical humanities is developing rapidly, however, there has also been parallel concern from sceptics that the value of medical humanities educational interventions should be open to scrutiny and evidence. Just what is the impact of medical humanities provision upon the education...

    To Be Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Affordable Care Act and Integrated Behavioural Health Care

    Meeting the Health and Behavioral Health Needs of a Diverse Society

    Edited by Ford H. Kuramoto, Francis K.O. Yuen

    This book provides a scholarly discussion of arguably the most important advance in U.S. public health services since Medicare 50 years ago - how the Federal program known as the Patient Care and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) or "Obamacare" became law. It addresses ACA in terms of its...

    To Be Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Adolescent Mental Health

    Connections to the Community

    Edited by Areej Hassan

    Mental illnesses are often difficult to treat. They do not just affect individuals, they are rooted within communities and affect many other aspects of individuals’ social and physical lives as well. This book examines mental health specifically in adolescents, exploring how mental illnesses...

    To Be Published March 26th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  5. The Childhood Obesity Epidemic

    Why Are Our Children Obese—And What Can We Do About It?

    Edited by Peter D. Vash

    Child obesity is a serious condition that affects children around the world in growing numbers. With obesity comes an increased risk of other chronic diseases as well, making it even more important to understand and treat this condition from a variety of angles. This current volume seeks to...

    To Be Published March 26th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  6. School Nutrition and Activity

    Impacts on Well-Being

    Edited by Areej Hassan

    Childhood obesity is a major public health crisis nationally and internationally. This insightful compendium provides valuable information and assesses the research foundations behind several school initiatives to help combat the epidemic of obesity in children and adolescents, particularly using...

    To Be Published March 26th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  7. Fifty Years in Public Health (Routledge Revivals)

    A Personal Narrative with Comments

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1935, this book provides a valuable contribution to the history of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Written as a recollection of the experiences and knowledge of Sir Arthur Newsholme, the book covers a period in which phenomenal progress was made....

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Elements of Vital Statistics (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1889, this book provides a guide to vital statistics- the science of numbers applied to the life-history of communities and nations- in relation to medical problems. Chapters cover a wide variety of categories including population, births and deaths, sickness, occupation and...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

    Mechanisms and New Methods for Analyzing Risks

    Edited by Claire M. Lathers, Paul L. Schraeder, Jan E. Leestma, Braxton B. Wannamaker, Richard L. Verrier, F.A.C.C., Ph.D., Steven C. Schachter, MD

    Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy: Mechanisms and New Methods for Analyzing Risks builds on earlier works focusing on the clinical problem of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). This book presents a methodology for identifying and classifying clusters of risks that lead to SUDEP....

    To Be Published April 8th 2015 by CRC Press

  10. Tobacco Smoke Exposure Biomarkers

    By Qingyuan Hu, Hongwei Hou

    Written by experts in the analytical chemistry of tobacco smoke, Tobacco Smoke Exposure Biomarkers summarizes the toxicology, metabolic pathway, and biomarkers of nicotine, TSNAs, PAHs, VOCs, AAs, Catechol and Hydroquinone, HCN, CO and NOx, and heavy metals, and the use of this biomarker in...

    To Be Published April 8th 2015 by CRC Press