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Forthcoming Books

  1. Mastering Public Health

    A Postgraduate Guide to Examinations and Revalidation, Second Edition

    By Geraint Lewis, Jessica Sheringham, Jamie Lopez Bernal, Tim Crayford

    Mastering Public Health: A Postgraduate Guide to Examinations and Revalidation, Second Edition is an essential study aid for all those preparing for postgraduate, masters, and higher examinations in public health. Now updated and revised for the second edition, the book continues to provide all...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. The Complexity of Adolescent Obesity

    Causes, Correlates, and Consequence

    Edited by Peter D. Vash

    The research contained in this valuable compendium offers a much-needed perspective on one of the most dangerous health crises our world faces today: obesity. Obesity has become an epidemic, a fact frequently discussed in the media, with many references to both childhood and adult obesity. These...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  3. Reimagining (Bio)Medicalization, Pharmaceuticals and Genetics

    Old Critiques and New Engagements

    Edited by Susan E. Bell, Anne E. Figert

    In recent years medicalization, or to put it simply: the process of making something medical, has gained considerable ground and a position in everyday discourse. In this multidisciplinary collection of original essays, the authors expertly consider how issues around medicalization have developed,...

    To Be Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sudden Death in Epilepsy

    Risk Analyses

    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. Schacter, MD

    This book presents a concise method for identifying and classification clusters of risks that lead to sudden death in persons with epilepsy (SUDEP). It demonstrates how medical examiners, coroner’s offices, emergency room physicians, and attending physicians can use this system of risk factor...

    To Be Published March 26th 2015 by CRC 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 30th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  6. Tobacco Smoke Exposure Biomarkers

    By Qingyuan Hu, Hongwei Hou

    This is a detailed reference on smoke biomarkers, nicotine addiction, and tobacco regulations suitable for toxicologists and policy-makers involved in smoke-regulation. Both authors are well-published in the area of analytical chemistry of tobacco smoke and the first author is part of a World...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Handbook of Laboratory Biorisk Management

    Edited by Reynolds M. Salerno

    The increasing risk of naturally occurring and intentionally introduced infectious disease makes the existing approaches to laboratory biosafety and biosecurity no longer adequate. Biorisk management emphasizes the need for a comprehensive, laboratory-specific method to simultaneously reduce both...

    To Be Published April 26th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Culture, Health and Sexuality

    An Introduction

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Richard Parker, Felicity Thomas

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    The last twenty years have seen a growth in multi-disciplinary work in the area of sexuality, culture and health. What was once a set of specialist concerns has been steadily mainstreamed. Alongside this, a broader interest has developed in ‘social’ and 'cultural’ factors relating to sexuality...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Laboratory Biorisk Management

    Biosafety and Biosecurity

    Edited by Reynolds M. Salerno, Jennifer Gaudioso

    Setting the stage for a radically different understanding of how to reduce the risks of working with biological agents in laboratories, this book defines biorisk management and explains how to implement it. The basis for this new paradigm is a three-pronged, multi-disciplinary model of assessment,...

    To Be Published May 26th 2015 by CRC Press

  10. Analysis of Longitudinal Studies in Epidemiology

    By Nicholas P. Jewell, Alan Hubbard

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science

    Aimed at a nontechnical audience, with intuitive explanations instead of mathematical derivations, Analysis of Longitudinal Studies in Epidemiology covers a wide range of topics that include Poisson regression, survival analysis, repeated measure, clustered data, longitudinal observations, and...

    To Be Published June 26th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC