Books in category Medical – Public Health

  • Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians

    Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians
    Helen Ward, Mireille B. Toledano

    This text provides all the information required by students and junior doctors who need to understand and translate key epidemiological concepts into medical practice.

  • Resuscitate

    Resuscitate!
    Mickey S. Eisenberg, M.D.

    In short, this book is for everyone who wants to learn what we can all do to help more people survive sudden cardiac arrest.

  • Financial Management in the NHS

    Financial Management in the NHS
    Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Committee of Public Accounts

    The NHS has been under significant financial pressure to meet the costs of national pay initiatives which the Department of Health had not fully costed, and as some NHS bodies have coped better than others in managing these cost pressures, …

  • Practical Guide to Medical Student Assessment

    Practical Guide to Medical Student Assessment
    Zubair Amin, Yap Seng Chong, Hoon Eng Khoo

    This practical guide provides a simple, useful reference to commonly raised questions about medical student assessment.

  • M√ todos para la evaluaci√ n econ√ mica de los programas de asistencia sanitaria

    Métodos para la evaluación económica de los programas de asistencia sanitaria
    Michael F. Drummond

    La evaluación económica en servicios de salud tiene una importante implantación en los países anglosajones y va cobrando relevancia en el contexto iberoamericano.

  • When People Come First

    When People Come First
    Jo√£o Biehl, Adriana Petryna

    The book demonstrates the crucial role of ethnography as an empirical lantern in global health, arguing for a more comprehensive, people-centered approach.

  • Tobacco and Public Health

    Tobacco and Public Health
    Peter Boyle

    Deals with the international public health policy issues which bear on control of the problem of tobacco use and which vary between continents.

  • Monitoring the Health of Populations

    Monitoring the Health of Populations
    Ron Brookmeyer, Donna F. Stroup

    This text explores the critical issues in the statistical analysis and interpretation of public health surveillance data.

  • Health and the Rise of Civilization

    Health and the Rise of Civilization
    Mark Nathan Cohen

    Civilized nations popularly assume that "primitive" societies are poor, ill, and malnourished and that progress through civilization automatically implies improved health. In this provocative book, Mark Nathan Cohen challenges this belief.

  • Cultural Conceptions of Mental Health and Therapy

    Cultural Conceptions of Mental Health and Therapy
    Anthony J. Marsella, G. White

    The major reason for this is psychiatry's continued commitment to a disease conception of mental disorder which assumes that mental disorders are largely biologically-caused illnesses which are universally represented in etiology and …

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