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  1. International Perspectives on Public Health and Palliative Care

    Edited by Libby Sallnow, Suresh Kumar, Allan Kellehear

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Public health approaches to palliative care have been growing in policy importance and practice acceptance. This innovative volume explores the major concepts, practice examples, and practice guidelines for this new approach. The goal of ‘comprehensive care’ – seamless support for patients as they...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Speaking of Epidemics in Chinese Medicine

    Disease and the Geographic Imagination in Late Imperial China

    By Marta Hanson

    Series: Needham Research Institute Series

    This book traces the history of the Chinese concept of "Warm diseases" (wenbing) from antiquity to the SARS epidemic. Following wenbing from its birth to maturity and even life in modern times Marta Hanson approaches the history of Chinese medicine from a new angle. She explores the possibility of...

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Children and Exercise XXV

    The proceedings of the 25th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting

    Edited by Georges Baquet, Serge Berthoin

    Children and Exercise XXV presents the latest research in the field of paediatric exercise sciences, focusing on the interaction between physical activity, exercise or sport on the one hand, and nutrition, metabolism regulation, cardio-respiratory function or muscle function on the other....

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Histories of the Normal and the Abnormal

    Social and Cultural Histories of Norms and Normativity

    By Waltraud Ernst

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    This fascinating volume tackles the history of the terms 'normal' and 'abnormal'. Originally meaning 'as occurring in nature', normality has taken on significant cultural gravitas and this book recognizes and explores that fact. The essays engage with the concepts of the normal and the...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Disability and Social Work Education

    Practice and Policy Issues

    Edited by Francis K.O. Yuen, Carol B. Cohen, Kristine Tower

    Bridging the chasm between the disabled and a just and fair society takes skill, dedication, and a deep understanding of the issues. Disability and Social Work Education: Practice and Policy Issues presents leading social work experts providing insightful, effective strategies to address the...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. State Health Insurance Market Reform

    Toward Inclusive and Sustainable Health Insurance Markets

    By Joel C. Cantor, Alan C. Monheit

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    In this volume, leading American health economists provide a critical assessment of the current state of knowledge of insurance market reform that is accessible to both policy-makers and researchers....

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Fever Hospitals and Fever Nurses

    A British Social History of Fever Nurses: A National Service

    By Margaret Currie

    This well researched book provides an interesting study of the development of fever hospitals and fever nursing, mainly in nineteenth and twentieth century Britain. It provides new insights into the development of nursing roles and nurse education and looks at the lives of key figures at that time....

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Ultra-Low Fertility in Pacific Asia

    Trends, causes and policy issues

    Edited by Paulin Straughan, Angelique Chan, Gavin Jones

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea and Hong Kong SAR are among the very lowest-fertility countries in the whole world, and even China has reached fertility levels lower than those in many European countries. If these levels continue over long periods East Asia will soon face accelerating...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Mental Illness and Learning Disability since 1850

    Finding a Place for Mental Disorder in the United Kingdom

    Edited by Pamela Dale, Joseph Melling

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Taking forward the debate on the role and power of institutions for treating and incarcerating the insane, this volume challenges recent scholarship and focuses on a wide range of factors impacting on the care and confinement of the insane since 1850, including such things as the community, Poor...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Community Genetics and Genetic Alliances

    Eugenics, Carrier Testing, and Networks of Risk

    By Aviad E. Raz

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Carrier testing of adults provides information about the risk of passing a genetic mutation to your children, leading to reproductive (and some say, eugenic) decisions. Excessive carrier screening may have adverse effects, but it can also prevent suffering and open up new reproductive options....

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

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