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  1. 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....

    Published April 6th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. 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...

    Published April 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Holistic Perspectives on Trauma

    Implications for Social Workers and Health-Care Professionals

    Edited by Lisa Albers Prock

    Children with a history of significant neglect and/or physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse are at higher risk for developing long-term emotional, behavioral, and mental health concerns, which have implications past childhood and into adulthood. Early trauma impacts individuals’ health in ways...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  4. Implementing Social Europe in Times of Crises

    Re-established Boundaries of Welfare?

    Edited by Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen, Hans Vollaard

    Series: West European Politics

    While the EU legitimacy crisis and the Great Recession prevail, certain European Union principles and policies have to be implemented in the member states. This volume explores the diverse processes, stages and subjects of implementation in a variety of social policies to identify different...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  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...

    Published March 20th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  7. 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...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  8. 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...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  9. 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...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge