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  1. Making Sense of Disaster Medicine: A Hands-on Guide for Medics

    By Alan Hawley, James Matheson

    Disaster medicine is a broad and dynamic field that encompasses the medical and surgical response to mass casualty incidents including rail, air, and road traffic accidents; domestic terrorism; and pandemic outbreaks. It also encompasses the global issues of conflict and natural catastrophe....

    Published August 26th 2010 by CRC Press

  2. Neurogenetic Diagnoses

    The Power of Hope and the Limits of Today’s Medicine

    By Carole H. Browner, H. Mabel Preloran

    Series: Genetics and Society

    As world populations continue to age, the incidence of very common, ultimately fatal neurodegenerative diseases (some of medicine’s most puzzling illnesses) will increase exponentially. Neurogenetic Diagnoses, the Power of Hope, and the Limits of Today’s Medicine explores the diverse impacts and...

    Published June 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Older GLBT Family and Community Life

    Edited by Christine A. Fruhauf, Dan Mahoney

    It is a well known fact that our population of persons aged 65 and over are growing at a faster rate than any other demographic. Older adults are now living longer more complex lives than previous generations. Recent census data confirms the emergence of a growing, more visible older Gay, Lesbian,...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Radiation Threats and Your Safety

    A Guide to Preparation and Response for Professionals and Community

    By Armin Ansari

    While it has aided far many more than it has harmed, radiation is forever etched in the public’s mind as an indiscriminate and particularly pernicious killer. Consequently, it is especially critical in this age of terrorist threats that we equip ourselves with accurate information and practical...

    Published October 22nd 2009 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  5. Statistics for Sports and Exercise Science

    A Practical Approach

    By John Newell, Tom Aitchison, Stanley Grant

    Statistics in Sport and Exercise Science assumes no prior knowledge of statistics and uses real-life case studies to introduce the importance of statistics in sport and exercise science. Statistical tests and techniques are described here in a friendly and easy-to-understand manner, giving you the...

    Published October 6th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Theorising Social Exclusion

    Edited by Ann Taket, Beth R. Crisp, Annemarie Nevill, Greer Lamaro, Melissa Graham, Sarah Barter-Godfrey

    Social exclusion attempts to make sense out of multiple deprivations and inequities experienced by people and areas, and the reinforcing effects of reduced participation, consumption, mobility, access, integration, influence and recognition. This book works from a multidisciplinary approach across...

    Published August 26th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Globalisation, Markets and Healthcare Policy

    Redrawing the Patient as Consumer

    By Jonathan Tritter, Meri Koivusalo, Eeva Ollila, Paul Dorfman

    Series: Critical Studies in Health and Society

    Although the last two decades have seen the healthcare systems of most developed countries face pressure for major reform, the impact of this reform on the relationship between empowerment, consumerism and citizen’s rights has received limited research attention. Globalisation, Markets and...

    Published July 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Pharmacology and Treatment of Substance Abuse

    Evidence and Outcome Based Perspectives

    Edited by Lee M. Cohen, Frank L. Collins, Jr., Alice Young, Dennis E. McChargue, Thad R. Leffingwell, Katrina L. Cook

    Series: Counseling and Psychotherapy: Investigating Practice from Scientific, Historical, and Cultural Perspectives

    Given the prevalence of substance abuse in general clinical populations, it is important for healthcare providers to have knowledge and skill in the treatment of these problems. Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) involves the integration of the best evidence with clinical expertise and patient values....

    Published June 17th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Housing and Health in Europe

    The WHO LARES project

    Edited by David Ormandy

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    In this cross-disciplinary research David Ormandy and expert contributors explain the nature and development of the World Health Organization's study of housing across Europe. In-depth analysis provides new evidence of links between the health of inhabitants and their housing conditions,...

    Published April 26th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Health Promotion for Nurses

    Theory and Practice

    By Stewart Piper

    Health promotion is an increasingly high profile aspect of a nurse’s role – both in line with health policy and as nursing has shifted from a disease model to a health model. This textbook explores how and why health promotion works in nursing, developing a new framework for understanding the nurse...

    Published January 25th 2009 by Routledge