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A Bolt from the Blue

A Bolt from the Blue

ISBN: 9781843103134
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Based on work within the Finnish organized crisis care network, A Bolt from the Blue shows how crisis care can be an integral part of health care services, covering all traumatic incidents from a death in the family to major accidents and disasters.This book is an essential text for any professional who comes into contact with people affected by a traumatic experience, including psychologists, counsellors, medical doctors, social workers, nurses, pastoral carers/clergy, and students in these fields. It i... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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A Practical Guide to Primary Care Groups and Trusts

A Practical Guide to Primary Care Groups and Trusts

ISBN: 9781857754919
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

A description of the work of primary care groups (PCGs) in their first months, from clinical governance to HimPs, and the varied roles of individuals within the organizations. It covers everything from the initial aims of PCGs through to primary care trusts and the future.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Access to Health Care

Access to Health Care

ISBN: 9780415275460
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Access to Health Care provides both health care researchers as well as health professionals, managers and policy analysts, with a clear and wide-ranging overview of topical and controversial questions in health policy and health services... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Action Research in Health Care

Action Research in Health Care

ISBN: 9780632040919
Published by: John Wiley & Sons

Action Research in Health Care is a practical and concise guide to the use of action research methods in health care practice.This book seeks to provide a broader understanding of the ethos and principles of action research. It will assist practitioners and research students to participate and/or plan, carry out and evaluate their own action research studies in ways which are appropriate for them personally and professionally. Practical suggestions gained from experience are also offered on how to best c... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Action, Ability and Health

Action, Ability and Health

ISBN: 9780792362067
Published by: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

This book is a contribution to the general philosophy of action and the philosophy of welfare. The author makes separate analyses of concepts such as action, ability, interaction, action-explanation, happiness, health, illness and disability. At the same time he explores and substantiates the idea of a strong interdependence between the concept of action and some of the central concepts of welfare, in particular health and illness and related concepts. As a result he shows how the conceptual network of huma... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Aging

Aging

ISBN: 9781573565479
Published by: Greenwood Press

Vierck has published previous works on health-related issues; Hodges has worked in market research for some 20 years. Drawing from 1,500-plus documents, they have compiled facts and figures into a single source of vital statistics about people aged 65 years and older. The book is organized into 16 chapters on such topics as the meaning of aging, de... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Agricultural Medicine: Occupational and Environmental Health for the Health Professions

Agricultural Medicine: Occupational and Environmental Health for the Health Professions

ISBN: 9780813818030
Published by: Blackwell Publishers

Provides information on occupational and environmental illnesses, injuries, and prevention associated with productive agriculture. This book includes chapters on special high risk populations, environmental hazards, and prevention.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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AIDS

AIDS

ISBN: 9780748402281
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Examines the extent to which sound foundations for the future of HIV/AIDS have been laid in public, private and voluntary sector action and offers an agenda for future activism and research.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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AIDS, South Africa and the Politics of Knowledge

AIDS, South Africa and the Politics of Knowledge

ISBN: 9780754670032
Published by: Ashgate Publishing Group

Through an in-depth examination of the interactions between the South African government and the international AIDS control regime, Youde examines not only the emergence of an epistemic community but also the development of a counter-epistemic community offering fundamentally different understandings of AIDS and radically different policy prescriptions. In addition, individuals have become influential in the crafting of the South African government's AIDS policies, despite universal condemnation from the in... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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AIDS: Science and Society

AIDS: Science and Society

ISBN: 9780763742638
Published by: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

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An Introduction to Health

An Introduction to Health

ISBN: 9780582238657
Published by: Pearson Education Limited

Examines the question governments everywhere are asking: how to improve health in a cost effective and politically acceptable way.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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An Introduction to Health Planning for Developing Health Systems

An Introduction to Health Planning for Developing Health Systems

ISBN: 9780198571346
Published by: Oxford University Press

Explains the importance of health planning in both developing regions such as Africa, and those in transition, such as Central and Eastern Europe. This book stresses the importance of understanding the national and international context in which planning occurs, and provides an analysis of the major policy issues, including health reforms.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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An Introduction to Quality Assurance in Health Care

An Introduction to Quality Assurance in Health Care

ISBN: 9780195158090
Published by: Oxford University Press

Avedis Donabedian's name is synonymous with quality of medical care. He unraveled the mystery behind the concept by defining it in clear operational terms and provided detailed blueprints for both its measurement (known as quality assessment) and its improvement (known as quality assurance).In this book Donabedian tells the full story of quality assessment and assurance in simple, clear terms. He defines the meaning of quality, explicates its components, and provides clear and systematic guides to its as... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Analysing Health Policy

Analysing Health Policy

ISBN: 9780582298019
Published by: Pearson Education Limited

This text places empirical research findings within the context of both contemporary policy debates and general approaches to policy analysis. Using illustrative material from research in health care, it examines key issues in health policy and the sociological debates that surround them.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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AQA AS Health and Social Care

AQA AS Health and Social Care

ISBN: 9781844894086
Published by: Hodder Education

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Aspen's Health Care Quality Review

Aspen's Health Care Quality Review

ISBN: 9780834216075
Published by: Aspen Publishers Inc.,U.S.

Aspen's Health Care Quality Review (1999) compiles current, real-world examples of hospitals, health plans, physician practices and other organizations applying quality improvement theory and reaping reduced costs, improved patient satisfaction and improved health outcomes as a result. Each section (organizational quality, quality theory and practice, quality tools and measurement, quality in care) profiles top health care providers around the country and tracks not only clinical improvements but also the o... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Assessing Behaviors Regarded as Problematic in People with Developmental

Assessing Behaviors Regarded as Problematic in People with Developmental

ISBN: 9781853029981
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

People with developmental disabilities sometimes behave in ways that others, or they themselves, regard as problematic. This work covers what practitioners can do to make sense of those behaviours so that individuals can be more effectively supported.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Auditing Age Discrimination

Auditing Age Discrimination

ISBN: 9781857174724
Published by: King's Fund

For those involved in auditing age discrimination within the NHS and social services, this book offers guidance on how to gather and assess evidence of age discrimination, who to involve in the process, what kinds of evidence to look for and where to look.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Berlin Electropolis

Berlin Electropolis

ISBN: 9780520243620
Published by: University Presses of California, Columbia and Pri

Berlin Electropolis ties the German discourse on nervousness in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to Berlin's transformation into a capital of the second industrial revolution. Focusing on three key groups - railway personnel, soldiers, and telephone operators - Andreas Killen traces the emergence of the belief that modernity caused nervous illness from its origins in the 1880s to its later decline.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Best Practices

Best Practices

ISBN: 9781582555324
Published by: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Best Practices: Evidence-Based Nursing Procedures, Second Edition, gives you the evidence at every step to improve patient outcomes. The evidence that supports your actions: at-a-glance graphic symbols underscoring the research weight behind more than 200 procedures; support for thousands of nursing actions from research studies, the judgment of experts, and medical and nursing guidelines from AHRQ, AHA, INS, JCAHO, NIH, and many others; clinical impact of key recommendations; alerts to crucial nursing cons... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Betraying the Nhs: Health Abandoned

Betraying the Nhs: Health Abandoned

ISBN: 9781843104827
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Based on his experiences of helping to fight cuts and closures in Suffolk, Michael Mandelstam delivers a damning verdict on the mismanagement of the NHS at national, regional and local level. He charts the widespread cutbacks and closures, both rural and urban, to clinics, A&E services, beds, wards and scores of community hospitals. He outlines how humane care, particularly for older people, is compromised by the ruthless determination of NHS management to increase patient throughput and meet government-set... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Born in the USA

Born in the USA

ISBN: 9780520245969
Published by: University Presses of California, Columbia and Pri

In this rare, behind-the-scenes look at what goes on in hospitals across the country, a longtime medical insider and international authority on childbirth assesses the flawed American maternity care system, demonstrating how it fails to deliver safe, effective care for both mothers and babies. Written for mothers and fathers, obstetricians, nurses, midwives, scientists, insurance professionals, and anyone contemplating having a child, this book documents how, in the most expensive maternity care system in t... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Bringing User Experience to Healthcare Improvement

Bringing User Experience to Healthcare Improvement

ISBN: 9781846191763
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

By exploring the underlying concepts, methods and practices of EBD, this guide offers a unique approach to healthcare customer satisfaction. It offers recommendations for the future and many interesting points for discussion.It will be of great interest to health and social care management, particularly directors of service improvement in hospitals and directors of nursing, health and social care policy makers, and shapers. Quality improvement, and organisational development specialists in healthcare, pa... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Cancer Control Opportunities in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Cancer Control Opportunities in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

ISBN: 9780309103848
Published by: National Academy Press

Identifies various steps for LMCs and their partners to begin to reduce the cancer burden. This book helps in developing and increasing capacity for cancer screening and treatment of highly curable cancers (including childhood malignancies). It discusses ways to make inexpensive oral morphine available to those who die from cancer.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Cancer, Culture and Communication

Cancer, Culture and Communication

ISBN: 9780306478857
Published by: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

This book is for physicians, nurses, hospice and palliative care professionals, and public health professionals who would like to understand the ways we can improve clinician-patient communication in culturally diverse medical settings. It is also suitable for graduate-level courses in medical education, oncology, and health care.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Caring for Health (Bk. 6)

Caring for Health (Bk. 6)

ISBN: 9780335208401
Published by: Open University Press

This book considers the historical development of Western models of health care from 1500 to the present day. The authors take an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on recent research in medical and social history, to describe the growth of state involvement in health care culminating in the British welfare state model of the twentieth century. While focusing primarily on the United Kingdom, they also trace the impact of European systems of health care on colonial territories in the past, and note its echo... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Caring for Muslim Patients

Caring for Muslim Patients

ISBN: 9781857758122
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Muslim patients customarily have particular ways of approaching health and healthcare. This book addresses common misunderstandings and bridges cultural gaps. It includes a profile of the Islamic worldview, taking an 'insiders perspective' and explores the concept of health and disease within this paradigm.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Caring for the Dying at Home

Caring for the Dying at Home

ISBN: 9781857759464
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This book is essential reading for general practitioners; practice, district and Macmillan nurses; social workers and all others involved in terminal care in the community.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Challenging Medicine

Challenging Medicine

ISBN: 9780415389549
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Modern medicine is a powerful institution. With the help of highly developed drugs and surgical techniques, it promises to relieve suffering, improve the quality of life and extend the life-span. This book presents a re-appraisal of the changes to the health service and analyzes their effects on the status and practice of health professionals.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Change-promoting Research for Health Services

Change-promoting Research for Health Services

ISBN: 9780335202201
Published by: Open University Press

This book has been written for people who make decisions and bring about change, at all sorts of levels, and in a wide range of disciplines. They include clinicians in many specialities, as well as administrative staff, and general managers of healthcare organizations. It is also for people doing, or wanting to do, research and development in this fascinating area.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Children and Families

Children and Families

ISBN: 9780823607907
Published by: International Universities Press

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Clinical Effectiveness and Clinical Governance Made Easy

Clinical Effectiveness and Clinical Governance Made Easy

ISBN: 9781846191466
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Reflects the emphasis on evaluation and audit of clinical care and services provided by individual practitioners, practice teams and Trusts. This work addresses the evolution of systems for monitoring performance in Trusts with the establishment of the Healthcare Commission and the coordination of regulation bodies through Healthcare Concordat.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Clinical Governance

Clinical Governance

ISBN: 9780443071263
Published by: Churchill Livingstone

Clinical governance has changed the approach for ensuring that patients receive the best possible health care. It recognizes the importance of teams, organizations and systems, rather than just individuals working in isolation. It provides a framework for tying together the different strands of quality - audit and feedback, clinical effectiveness, error reduction and risk management, evidence-based practice, patient involvement and lifelong learning.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Clinical Governance in Healthcare Practice

Clinical Governance in Healthcare Practice

ISBN: 9780750656818
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Clinical Governance in Health Care Practice, Second Edition, explains the concept of clinical governance and its application to the UK health care system. It takes a practical approach to clinical governance, using examples from different health care settings, and has a toolkit for readers to use to help with its implementation.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Clinical Risk Management in Primary Care

Clinical Risk Management in Primary Care

ISBN: 9781857758696
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

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Clinical Risk Modification: A Route to Clinical Governance?

Clinical Risk Modification: A Route to Clinical Governance?

ISBN: 9780750629393
Published by: Butterworth-Heinemann

Risk Management and Clinical Governance embrace systems and processes that help healthcare professionals to monitor, control and have clear accountability and responsibility for their actions. There is a statutory obligation (subject to legislation) to incorporate these into all aspects of clinical work.This book explains clearly how, by taking positive action to modify risk rather than merely to manage it, practical solutions which lead to improved patient outcomes can be demonstrated. It shows how Clin... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Committee of Inquiry Independent Investigation into How the NHS Handled

Committee of Inquiry Independent Investigation into How the NHS Handled

ISBN: 9780101629829
Published by: Stationery Office Books

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Committee of Inquiry to Investigate How the NHS Handled Allegations About

Committee of Inquiry to Investigate How the NHS Handled Allegations About

ISBN: 9780101631525
Published by: Stationery Office Books

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Communicating Health

Communicating Health

ISBN: 9780745634920
Published by: Blackwell Publishers

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Communication and Clinical Effectiveness in Rehabilitation

Communication and Clinical Effectiveness in Rehabilitation

ISBN: 9780750656658
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Specially written for therapy students working with patients who have chronic physical conditions, this book will be invaluable in helping occupational therapy and physiotherapy students develop insights, knowledge and skills that will enhance the education and support that they provide to patients, while increasing their understanding of collaborative working within interprofessional teams. Students and qualified practitioners in other health disciplines, such as nursing, will also find much of the materia... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Communication And The Care Of People With Dementia

Communication And The Care Of People With Dementia

ISBN: 9780335207749
Published by: Open University Press

This book argues that communication is at the heart of all approaches to dementia care, and is an in-depth exploration of ways of establishing and developing communication with people with dementia. It examines both the nature of dementia as a condition and the subjective experience of those affected. The authors consider in detail how communication between people with dementia and those who care for them changes, and how it can be maintained and enhanced. They include a significant amount of material quote... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Communication for Doctors

Communication for Doctors

ISBN: 9781857758955
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This book provides practical tips to arm doctors with the knowledge to sharpen their communication skills thus improving their relationships with patients - and avoiding errors and litigation.It is stimulating and easy-to-read and is written with a 'how to' approach in a straightforward journalistic style by noted experts in the field. The book's contributors offer valuable and usable advice on everything from documentation to listening skills to avoiding jargon and 'medispeak'.All doctors at every le... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Community Care

Community Care

ISBN: 9780333983263
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

This textbook on care in the community assesses its impact on users and carers and the changing role of social services, health care and other professionals. It provides a balanced assessment of the achievements and failures to date of New Labour's modernization agenda.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Community Health Advocacy

Community Health Advocacy

ISBN: 9780306473906
Published by: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

This valuable text will be of interest to public and urban health workers, social workers, community organizers, and legislators who represent communities in need.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Community Paediatrics

Community Paediatrics

ISBN: 9780443063480
Published by: Churchill Livingstone

Provides an introduction to child health in the community for those with some experience of clinical paediatrics. This title is useful for self-directed learning and examination preparation. It emphasises on the social and educational significance of paediatric problems, bringing together the research and guidelines in the UK and other countries.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Community Pharmacy: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Community Pharmacy: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

ISBN: 9780443073625
Published by: Churchill Livingstone

Written in a user-friendly style, and presented in a colourful and attractive page design, this new book is destined to become the first-choice text for pharmacy students and pre-registration pharmacists. It will also be a valuable reference book for all practicing community pharmacists as well as practice nurses and nurse prescribers.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Community Treatment of Eating Disorders

Community Treatment of Eating Disorders

ISBN: 9780470016763
Published by: John Wiley & Sons

Community Treatment of Eating Disorders describes how to put together a team that will deliver community-based treatment to a range of people with eating disorders. Rooted in clinical experience, it is based on a model service established in London and provides professionals with a detailed guide to the provision of care from the initial stages of the eating disorder through to long-term Severe and Enduring Eating Disorder (SEED) reached by a proportion of sufferers.Flexible in its approach, Community Tr... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Comparative Health Policy

Comparative Health Policy

ISBN: 9780230001404
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

Assesses the extent to which policy problems and responses in different countries have common causes or spring from specific national circumstances systematically comparing Australia, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, and others. This book includes a chapter on the politics of health and a focus on the individual patient in different systems.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Complexity and the Experience of Managing in Public Sector Organizations

Complexity and the Experience of Managing in Public Sector Organizations

ISBN: 9780415367325
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Providing a natural successor to the editors' earlier series Complexity and Emergence in Organizations, this series, Complexity as the Experience of Organizing, aims to develop this work further by taking very seriously the experience of organizational practitioners, and showing how adopting the perspective of complex responsive processes yields deeper insight into practice and so develops that practice.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Complexity in Healthcare and the Language of Consultation

Complexity in Healthcare and the Language of Consultation

ISBN: 9781857758542
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Steinberg (formerly Senior Clinical Tutor, Priory Ticehurst House Hospital, Sussex) integrates new ideas from chaos and complexity theories, clinical work and aspects of group and psychodynamic theory to create a new consultative approach. He argues that specialists need to use three forms of consultation: traditional clinical consultation; systems... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Concepts of Rehabilitation for the Management of Common Health Problems

Concepts of Rehabilitation for the Management of Common Health Problems

ISBN: 9780117033948
Published by: Stationery Office Books

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Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine

Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine

ISBN: 9781852333485
Published by: Springer-Verlag London Ltd

A 'how-to' book for medical aid workers working in hostile environments. This manual provides information on what is going on, how to get involved, how to get ready, guidance on what to do out there, and how to get home bridging the fields of medicine, nursing international relations, politics, economics and history.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Consent in Clinical Practice

Consent in Clinical Practice

ISBN: 9781857758047
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This concise, practical guide provides doctors and nurses with the appropriate information needed to ensure that the patients have the knowledge to give informed consent. It identifies ways in which accusations of negligence can be minimised and includes explanations of the new NHS consent procedures that have recently been implemented. All healthcare professionals will find this book valuable reading.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Constructing Autism

Constructing Autism

ISBN: 9780415321815
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

In Constructing Autism, Majia Holmer Nadesan, herself the mother of an autistic child, argues that although there is without doubt a biogenetic component to the condition we call autism, it is the social factors involved in its identification, interpretation and remediation that determine what it means to be autistic. This book explores the social practices and institutions that reflect and shape the way we think about autism and what effects these have on autistic people and their families. She unravels wh... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Consumer Health Care Research

Consumer Health Care Research

ISBN: 9781403905130
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

The UK National Health Service (NHS) continues to undergo a series of reforms with an increasing emphasis upon consumer 'choice' and 'empowerment'. These reforms imply a requirement that all aspects of health care operate from an 'evidence' or 'knowledge' base. This timely text offers a critical and systematic overview of the current state of consumer health research in the NHS, providing an outline of the key contemporary research methodologies used for eliciting consumers' views, with specific reference t... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Consumer Satisfaction in Medical Practice

Consumer Satisfaction in Medical Practice

ISBN: 9780789007131
Published by: Haworth Press Inc

Consumer Satisfaction in Medical Practice was written to help turn the delivery of health care toward the patient. This book contains effective steps that you can institute in order to offer excellent care to your customers.Exposing common myths about medical practice, this book offers you a patients' perspective on the services they need and request to help you offer your customers the appropriate services. From Consumer Satisfaction in Medical Practice, you will be able to give customers the medical se... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Consumer-driven Health Care

Consumer-driven Health Care

ISBN: 9780787952587
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Consumer driven health care (CDHC) plans are fast becoming a central pillar of health insurers business strategies. This title describes the implications of CDHC for providers, payers and policy makers.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Contemporary Primary Care

Contemporary Primary Care

ISBN: 9780335200092
Published by: Open University Press

Beginning with a think piece on the nature of primary care and what an emerging vision for it might look like, the book continues with contributions on the changing form, organization and delivery of primary health care, before going on to examine specific areas of provision and some significant research issues. The book will be of interest to all those involved in the study or development of primary health care services.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Core Themes in Health and Social Care

Core Themes in Health and Social Care

ISBN: 9780435464257
Published by: Heinemann Educational Publishers

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Cost Effectiveness Analysis in Health

Cost Effectiveness Analysis in Health

ISBN: 9780787995560
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Reviews methods of assessing health care technologies and related programs. This book focuses on methods to perform economic evaluations, such as cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis; methods to assess efficacy, effectiveness, and safety of health care technologies; effectiveness research; and applications to clinical and public policy.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Critical Perspectives on Health

Critical Perspectives on Health

ISBN: 9781403994523
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

Explores the nature of health, and how understandings of the concept relate to professional backgrounds and academic experience. The author maintains a dialogue with the reader, encouraging them to challenge arguments and extend their thinking.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Critical Practice in Health and Social Care

Critical Practice in Health and Social Care

ISBN: 9780761964933
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd

This major new textbook will take a fresh look at professions and professionalism - what these terms mean and what they need to mean in the future in the health and social care field. Written by experienced teachers, the textbook: reviews the evidence on team and inter-professional working, teasing... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Crossing the Quality Chasm

Crossing the Quality Chasm

ISBN: 9780309072809
Published by: National Academy Press

Recommends a sweeping redesign of the American health care system. This work provides principles for specific direction for policymakers, health care leaders, clinicians, regulators, and purchasers. It offers a set of performance expectations for the 21st century health care system and 10 rules to guide patient-clinician relationships.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Culture and Health: A Critical Perspective Towards Global Health

Culture and Health: A Critical Perspective Towards Global Health

ISBN: 9780470847374
Published by: John Wiley & Sons

Most Western health professionals practice in multicultural societies. The influence of culture on illness, health and rehabilitation is therefore very important. Despite this, most lower level health psychology texts skim over these differences and assume our traditional biomedical approach will be appropriate for all.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Culture, Religion and Childbearing

Culture, Religion and Childbearing

ISBN: 9780750620505
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Enables health care professionals, particularly midwives, to understand the spectrum of cultural and religious issues that affect the quality of care that they can give to women and their families during child bearing. This book presents practical ways of enhancing practice in all areas of women's health care.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Delivering Excellence in Health and Social Care

Delivering Excellence in Health and Social Care

ISBN: 9780335208883
Published by: Open University Press

Many organizations in health and social care are striving to implement the ideas of organizational excellence, performance measurement and process improvement, in the context of a large number of government initiatives including the NHS Plan, Best Value, Clinical Governance and Quality Protects. This book provides a clear explanation of the whole area and includes a wide variety of case studies and examples within health and social care, including the Voluntary Sector.The book gives extensive guidance on... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Delivering Quality in the NHS

Delivering Quality in the NHS

ISBN: 9781857756180
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Part One: The James Lind Legacy; The James Lind legacy: the past - James Lind; The James Lind legacy: the present - the relevance of his work today; Part Two: Filling the evidence gap; Filling the evidence gap - how big is it? Part Three: Raising standards - national policy and practice; Social care and joint working with the NHS: how the.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Dementia

Dementia

ISBN: 9781861560810
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

The emphasis of this book is on a positive examination of the care of older people with a dementing illness, and of the key aspects of this care. Each subject is discussed from a practical knowledge-based perspective.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Department of Health

Department of  Health

ISBN: 9780215026842
Published by: Stationery Office Books

Following on from an NAO report, this report examines the findings of a national survey of patient views about the quality of NHS cancer treatment services in England. It offers recommendations in relation to: access to specialist care and diagnosis; the support offered during and after treatment; and differences in patients' experiences.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Develop Your Interpersonal and Self-management Skills

Develop Your Interpersonal and Self-management Skills

ISBN: 9781846191077
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

A large part of what you do involves communicating with other people: colleagues, patients, relatives, carers and the general public. Given the complexities, vulnerabilities and demanding behaviour of other people, this may at times be an arduous task. This book provides information and practical suggestions to help you in your role.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Developing Care Pathways

Developing Care Pathways

ISBN: 9781857754995
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This handbook and reflects best practice in the development and implementation of care pathways. The resource has links with National Service Frameworks and NICE guidelines, and contributions from the National Pathways Association.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Developing the Allied Health Professional

Developing the Allied Health Professional

ISBN: 9781857757071
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Guides readers in the art of making the most of appraisals and how to recognise and utilise personality type indicators. This title also covers topics such as e-learning, work-based learning, student placement and clinical supervision. It provides information for Allied Health Professions (AHP) managers, senior clinicians, staff and students.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Dilemmas in UK Health Care (Bk. 7)

Dilemmas in UK Health Care (Bk. 7)

ISBN: 9780335208418
Published by: Open University Press

Examines the dilemmas inherent in providing care that is simultaneously effective in alleviating disease and in promoting health, cost-effective in its use of financial and human resources, delivered equitably to those who need it, and humane in its treatment of service-users and health workers.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Directory of Community Health Services

Directory of Community Health Services

ISBN: 9781898789451
Published by: Professional,Managerial & Healthcare Publicati

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Directory of Hospitals and Trusts

Directory of Hospitals and Trusts

ISBN: 9781843112259
Published by: Informa Healthcare

Fully updated, this directory contains structural and organizational changes to the NHS and can be used to locate key decision makers and budget holders within healthcare organizations in the NHS and the independent sector.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Distributing Healthcare: Principles, Practices and Politics

Distributing Healthcare: Principles, Practices and Politics

ISBN: 9781845400514
Published by: Imprint Academic

How should a society distribute its publicly funded healthcare resources? This multidisciplinary investigation brings together the insights of philosophy, clinical science, health economics, operational research, and public policy analysis.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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E-Health, Telehealth and Telemedicine: a Guide to Start-up and Success

E-Health, Telehealth and Telemedicine: a Guide to Start-up and Success

ISBN: 9780787944209
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

E-Health, Telehealth, and Telemedicine is a hands-on resource that shows how communication technologies can be designed, implemented, and managed to help health care professionals expand and transform their organizations. Step by step, the authors reveal how to introduce innovative communication tools to a wide range of health care settings. This indispensable book contains a wealth of information, suggestions, and advice about program development, ethical, legal and regulatory issues, and technical options... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Eating Spring Rice

Eating Spring Rice

ISBN: 9780520247154
Published by: University Presses of California, Columbia and Pri

Presents an ethnographic study of HIV/AIDS in China. Drawing on more than a decade of research (1995-2005), primarily in Yunnan Province, this book chronicles the rise of the HIV epidemic from the years prior to the Chinese government's acknowledgment of this public health crisis to post-reform thinking about infectious-disease management.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Effective Communication Skills for Health Professionals

Effective Communication Skills for Health Professionals

ISBN: 9780748733125
Published by: Nelson Thornes Ltd

This book deals with four distinct areas of work inwhich good communication skills are essential, covering educational, therapeutic, organisational and personal interactions.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Effective Healthcare Leadership

Effective Healthcare Leadership

ISBN: 9781405121828
Published by: Blackwell Publishing Professional

Effective Healthcare Leadership integrates theory and practice to distil the reality of healthcare leadership today. It addresses the context and explores strategies for leadership and examines the leadership skills required to implement and sustain developments in healthcare.Section one examines the contemporary context and challenges of healthcare leadership. Section two offers opportunities through the CLINLAP/LEADLAP model to see how modern management ideas, tools and techniques are used effectively... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Effective Practice in Health and Social Care

Effective Practice in Health and Social Care

ISBN: 9780335214372
Published by: Open University Press

Intended for managers, practitioners and students from various human service agencies, this book examines the nature and impact of collaboration between different professional and voluntary groups working together to deliver services.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Empathy and the Practice of Medicine

Empathy and the Practice of Medicine

ISBN: 9780300066708
Published by: Yale University Press

Seeking to restore empathy to medical practice, this book aims to demonstrate how important it is for doctors to listen to their patients, to experience and to understand what their patients are feeling. The book is a collection of essays by physicians, philosophers and a nurse.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Endangered Bodies

Endangered Bodies

ISBN: 9781592215010
Published by: Africa Research & Publications

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Enhancing Health Services Management

Enhancing Health Services Management

ISBN: 9780335196340
Published by: Open University Press

Talking about decision support systems in NHS management, this volume focuses on a critical area for management - enhancing the decision making process. It introduces computer-based decision support systems - frameworks, methods and techniques, and what information is needed and how it can be most usefully analysed to support decision making.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Epidemic of Care

Epidemic of Care

ISBN: 9780787968885
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

In Epidemic of Care, two of the country's leaders in health care offer a primer on health care cost drivers - and what can be done to curtail them and save the system. This hard-hitting look at a failing system reveals : why the cost of health care will cause deep cuts in the take-home pay of American workers - a 12 percent premium increase wipes out a 4 percent salary increase; how voter demands for changes in the system will bring about a political nightmare; why many smaller companies will drop health ca... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Esentials of Public Health

Esentials of Public Health

ISBN: 9780763745257
Published by: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc

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Essentials of Economic Evaluation in Healthcare

Essentials of Economic Evaluation in Healthcare

ISBN: 9780853695745
Published by: Pharmaceutical Press

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Essentials of Global Health

Essentials of Global Health

ISBN: 9780763734213
Published by: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

Essentials of Global Health is a clear, concise, and user-friendly introduction to the most critical issues in global health. It illustrates key themes with an extensive set of case studies, examples, and the latest evidence. While the book offers a global perspective, particular attention is given to the health-development link: the relationship between developing countries, and the health needs of poor and disadvantaged people.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Ethnicity, Disability and Chronic Illness

Ethnicity, Disability and Chronic Illness

ISBN: 9780335199822
Published by: Open University Press

This book brings together emerging work on ethnicity, disability, chronic illness and caring by leading researchers in the field. They explore the experience of minority ethnic people, and examine the conceptualization of disability and chronic illness and the implications of particular definitions; everyday living with a disability or chronic ill health; and the role of services in providing support to disabled people and carers.In terms of policy and practice, this volume highlights the continued probl... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Evidence into Action: Changing Practice in D.C.

Evidence into Action: Changing Practice in D.C.

ISBN: 9780850842845
Published by: Royal College of General Practitioners

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Evidence-based Health Care

Evidence-based Health Care

ISBN: 9780443062889
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Explains how evidence based decision making can be applied to health policy and management decisions about groups of patients and populations, rather than decisions about the treatment of individuals. This is a textbook on evidence based decision making for healthcare, medical, and nurse managers.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Evidence-based Health Communication

Evidence-based Health Communication

ISBN: 9780335219957
Published by: Open University Press

Provides a review of the field of health communication and the kinds of evidence that have been collected concerning effective communication. This book also critically evaluates the kinds of training health professionals receive in communication skills and examines its relatively limited role in the curriculum.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Evidence-Based Medicine

Evidence-Based Medicine

ISBN: 9780415283212
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Evidence based medicine is defined as the conscientious explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. This collection takes a critical view of this concept and examines the economic implications of its imposition.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Evidence-Based Practice in Primary Care

Evidence-Based Practice in Primary Care

ISBN: 9780443058899
Published by: Churchill Livingstone

Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is now a familiar concept in health care, but to date most books on EBM have related to the hospital setting. The book aims to provide a manual or guide to applying the principles of EBM in general practice. It covers a range of topics, including qualitative research, guidelines, audit, diagnosis, and therapy.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Evidence-Based Practice: A Critical Appraisal

Evidence-Based Practice: A Critical Appraisal

ISBN: 9780632050581
Published by: Blackwell Science

Evidence-Based Practice: A Critical Appraisal features: critically appraises the strengths and limitations of evidence-based practice; covers evidence-based practice in primary care, mental health, public health, nursing, social work and probation, education and human resource management; considers what evidence-based practice is and why it has developed; and includes a team of internationally renowned contributors, including John Muir-Gray and Martyn Hammersley.The book is for a wide range of health car... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Facing a Pandemic

Facing a Pandemic

ISBN: 9781932792829
Published by: Baylor University Press

Traces the history and spread of the HIV/AIDS virus in Africa.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor

From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor

ISBN: 9780309095952
Published by: National Academy Press

This book focuses on survivors of adult cancer during the phase of care that follows primary treatment. The book raises awareness of the medical, functional, and psychosocial consequences of cancer and its treatment. It defines quality health cancer for cancer survivors and identifies strategies to achieve it. The book also recommends improvements in the quality of life of cancer survivors through policies that ensure their access to psychosocial services, fair employment practices, and health insurance.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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From Managment to Leadership

From Managment to Leadership

ISBN: 9780787979294
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

A practical and comprehensive presentation of leadership interpersonal competencies for established and aspiring health care leaders. This work addresses the key principles with which an effective leader establishes and works within a productive relationship with followers.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Fundamentals of Primary Care Prescribing

Fundamentals of Primary Care Prescribing

ISBN: 9780850843057
Published by: Royal College of General Practitioners

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GNVQ Health and Social Care

GNVQ Health and Social Care

ISBN: 9780435456009
Published by: Heinemann Educational Publishers

This text covers the compulsory units and four option units for Edexcel GNVQ Health and Social Care Intermediate. It covers investigating common hazards and emergencies, planning diets, exploring recreational activities and exploring physical care.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Handbook of Telemedicine

Handbook of Telemedicine

ISBN: 9789051994131
Published by: IOS Press

The main purpose of this volume is to structure the basic knowledge linked to teaching to provide or practising telemedicine (providing medicine at a distance), as well as an overview of the technology developments linked to this discipline.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Harnessing Information for Health Economics Analysis

Harnessing Information for Health Economics Analysis

ISBN: 9781857759853
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This completely up-to-date resource equips readers with practical tools to understand and apply health economic methods. It introduces the key economic tools and the data available that can assist an economic decision and covers a range of areas from primary care and national data to global indicators of health. The information presented is applicable to all economic issues - at individual practice or nationwide policy level.Harnessing Information for Health Economics Analysis is a vital handbook for all... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health and Behavior Among Immigrant Youth

Health and Behavior Among Immigrant Youth

ISBN: 9781593320973
Published by: LFB Scholarly Publishing

Though it is counterintuitive, research shows that newly-arrived immigrant children appear to be healthier than their American-born peers, and their health worsens the longer they live in the United States. Hamilton (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada) looks at factors related to family process and social support to see why. She offers... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health and Disease

Health and Disease

ISBN: 9780335209675
Published by: Open University Press

Health and disease have become major subjects for investigation, comment and debate. This work is an interdisciplinary collection of articles which reflect the varied and sometimes controversial perspectives within these debates and address various aspects of health and disease.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health and Health Care in Britain

Health and Health Care in Britain

ISBN: 9780333961599
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

Baggott covers all major aspects of contemporary health care in Britain, including recent trends in health services, the main problems and challenges facing the health care system today, and the responses of policy makers to these problems and challenges.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health and Social Care for Advanced GNVQ

Health and Social Care for Advanced GNVQ

ISBN: 9780340775479
Published by: Hodder Education

This title combines many different topics from equal opportunities to community health,to physical aspects of health, and health, social care and the early years to meet the needs of GNVQ students studying for health and social care certification.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Care and Public Policy

Health Care and Public Policy

ISBN: 9781845429249
Published by: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd

Health Care and Public Policy is a comprehensive and intelligible cross-disciplinary account of the objectives of health care policy (medical, social, economic) and of the policy-tools that government can employ (cost-benefit analysis, entry barriers, competition) in order to ensure that scarce resources are not wasted nor needy social groups deprived of basic health care.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Care for an Ageing Population

Health Care for an Ageing Population

ISBN: 9780443103278
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Focuses on the conditions and health challenges likely to be encountered in persons of 45 and older. This work provides a comprehensive management approach that draws on conventional and complementary medicine and offers patient information sheets that can be distributed to the patient by busy practitioners.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Care Issues

Health Care Issues

ISBN: 9781594545047
Published by: Nova Science Publishers Inc

Health care is clearly in transition - but to where? Managed or unmanaged care? HMO's or not? Are insurance companies and hospitals the enemy of health care for their own patients? What about the 40,000,000 uninsured in America? This book examines important issues in this maze.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Care Policy and Regulation

Health Care Policy and Regulation

ISBN: 9780792395409
Published by: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

Deals in an useful way with some of the issues involved in the debate over health care reform. This book brings together some of the researchers to discuss alternative ways of restructuring the health care industries, and alternative methods for regulating these industries to achieve the objectives of increased access and constraining costs.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Care Provision

Health Care Provision

ISBN: 9780748733545
Published by: Nelson Thornes Ltd

Suitable for all branches of the health care profession, the second edition of this important text examines health care provision in England and Wales from 1900 to the year 2000 together with a twentieth century vision of the twenty-first century. Scotland and Northern Ireland are reviewed separately, in particular because of recent devolution. A social policy context is provided throughout which allows health and welfare developments to be set alongside wider socio-economic issues. The author presents a re... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Care Regulation in America

Health Care Regulation in America

ISBN: 9780195159684
Published by: Oxford University Press

Regulation shapes all aspects of America's fragmented health care industry, from the flow of dollars to the communication between physicians and patients. This book recaps the past and present conflicts that have guided the oversight of each industry segment over the years and explains the structure of regulation.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Economics

Health Economics

ISBN: 9780324363463
Published by: Thomson Learning

Focuses on the costs and benefits associated with various health care choices. This book covers the changes that have taken place in the field of health care in both the public and private sectors allowing students to gain a practical knowledge of health care systems. It takes a contemporary approach to health economics.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Economics and Financing

Health Economics and Financing

ISBN: 9780471772590
Published by: John Wiley & Sons

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Health Economics: A Critical and Global Analysis

Health Economics: A Critical and Global Analysis

ISBN: 9781403940834
Published by: Palgrave MacMillan

Applies the tools of economic analysis to the problems of health care finance and delivery. This book assumes no previous knowledge of the subject and uses non-technical language to explain the available economic tools, and critically examines their strengths and weaknesses in relation to health policy and management issues.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Inequalities and Welfare Resources

Health Inequalities and Welfare Resources

ISBN: 9781861347572
Published by: Policy Press

How welfare states influence population health and health inequalities has long been debated, but less well-tested by empirical research. This book presents an empirical evidence of the effects of Swedish welfare state structures and policies on the lives of Swedish citizens. It is useful for researchers, students and practitioners in the field.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Inequality

Health Inequality

ISBN: 9780745627809
Published by: Blackwell Publishers

Health Inequality will be essential reading for students taking courses in the sociology of health and illness, social policy and welfare, health sciences, public health and epidemiology and all those interested in understanding the consequences of social inequality for health.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Informatics

Health Informatics

ISBN: 9780850842678
Published by: Royal College of General Practitioners

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Health Information Management

Health Information Management

ISBN: 9780415315197
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

In almost all Western countries, concerted efforts are undertaken to stimulate the use of information and communication technology in healthcare. Yet the number of success stories are few. This textbook introduces readers to the challenges, the lessons learned and the new insights of health information management at the start of the 21st century.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Management Information Systems

Health Management Information Systems

ISBN: 9780335205653
Published by: Open University Press

This comprehensive text is aimed at both practitioners and students; it relates systems and management theories to applications found in health settings and compares the best of international practice. It sets out the basic principles of health management information systems and illustrates them with examples and case studies from a wide range of health care applications and from a number of different countries, including the USA, the UK, Germany and Australia.Ideal for practitioners, health care manager... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Measurement Scales

Health Measurement Scales

ISBN: 9780198528470
Published by: Oxford University Press

Gives details on cognitive requirements in answering questions, and how the influences scale development. This book synthesizes the theory of scale construction with practical advice, culled from the literature and the authors' experience, about how to develop and validate measurement scales to be used in the health sciences.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Policy

Health Policy

ISBN: 9780415275569
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Health Policy examines how the NHS has developed to the point it has reached today as well as placing it in the wider context of the kinds of health care which are available to people in Britain.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Policy and Politics

Health Policy and Politics

ISBN: 9780754670643
Published by: Ashgate Publishing Group

What is the relationship between politics and health policy in the UK? How are the interests of the medical profession, civil society and the state weighed and balanced in the making of health policy? This book offers a critical analysis of policy making in the National Health Service.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Policy: An Introduction to Process and Power

Health Policy: An Introduction to Process and Power

ISBN: 9781856492645
Published by: Zed Books

Providing an introduction to the way health policies are made and who influences them, this book combines a comparative analytical framework for understanding health policy with a wide range of examples of actual policy choices from North and South.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Promotion

Health Promotion

ISBN: 9780333948347
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

Thoroughly revised and updated to take account of changes in health policy, this second edition offers an extensive insight into a wide variety of professional perspectives on health promotion.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Promotion

Health Promotion

ISBN: 9780192625915
Published by: Oxford University Press

This revised text reflects the developments that have taken place in health promotion policies and practices since the beginning of the 1990s. A new health promotion framework is outlined which pays more attention to the roles played by the media and bodies such as the World Health Organization.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Promotion Practice

Health Promotion Practice

ISBN: 9780335220571
Published by: Open University Press

People experience empowerment in many different ways and this book explains an approach that has been used by health promoters to intentionally build and evaluate empowerment. The book provides a special focus on communities and is illustrated throughout with useful field experiences in the United Kingdom, Asia, North America, the Pacific region and Africa.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Services Restructuring in Canada

Health Services Restructuring in Canada

ISBN: 9781553390763
Published by: Queen's University

Offers an analysis of access and wait-times, alternative modes of health care delivery, and funding methods from the perspective of evidence-based policy making. This book includes such topics as the demand for private health insurance, the impact of regional reforms, the effectiveness of drug programs, and alternative human resource strategies.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health: The Foundations for Achievement

Health: The Foundations for Achievement

ISBN: 9780471490111
Published by: John Wiley & Sons

Provides the philosophical backbone to countless courses for health professionals. This book poses two fundamental questions - What is health? and How can more health be achieved? - and answers them. It shows that these questions lie at the heart of health practice, and explains why all health workers should ponder them deeply.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Healthcare Information Management Systems

Healthcare Information Management Systems

ISBN: 9780387408057
Published by: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.

Addresses the challenges faced by healthcare professionals and offers solutions in the selection, implementation, and management of healthcare information systems. Coupled with case studies, this book is useful for physicians, nurses, healthcare administrators, and medical informaticians.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia

Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia

ISBN: 9781853024061
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Based on research into ten key areas relevant to dementia, this book offers practical advice and suggestions. It explores the idea that communication is not only possible, but also vital to the understanding and the development of services.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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HIV Pandemic

HIV Pandemic

ISBN: 9780198528432
Published by: Oxford University Press

Offers a multi-country comparative study that examines how the response to the common, global threat of HIV is shaped by the history, culture, institutions and health systems of the individual countries affected. This book shows that all parts of the health system must be involved: policy makers, healthcare professionals and users of the services.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Homelessness: a Primary Care Response

Homelessness: a Primary Care Response

ISBN: 9780850842777
Published by: Royal College of General Practitioners

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Hospital Administration and Human Resource Management

Hospital Administration and Human Resource Management

ISBN: 9788120328747
Published by: Prentice-Hall of India Pvt.Ltd

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Hospital Management

Hospital Management

ISBN: 9788171693900
Published by: Commonwealth Publishers

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Hospitals in a Changing Europe

Hospitals in a Changing Europe

ISBN: 9780335209286
Published by: Open University Press

Explores the competing pressures facing policymakers across Europe as they struggle to respond to the complex challenges. This title argues that hospitals, as part of a larger health system, should focus on enhancing health outcomes. It is suitable for practitioners, policy-makers, academics and students concerned with health reform.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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How Ireland Cares

How Ireland Cares

ISBN: 9781905494231
Published by: New Island Books

Beyond the Irish Health Care Crisis is the work of non-fiction.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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How to Succeed as a Leader

How to Succeed as a Leader

ISBN: 9781846191602
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Designed for independent learning, with answers to frequently asked questions, self-assessment exercises and tips, this work is suitable for healthcare professionals in leadership roles. It also provides inspiration for academics and workplace educators, managers and leaders in government, strategic health authorities and workforce deaneries.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Illness and Culture in Contemporary Japan

Illness and Culture in Contemporary Japan

ISBN: 9780521277860
Published by: Cambridge University Press

The cultural practices and cultural meaning of health care in urban Japan.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Imperial Hygiene

Imperial Hygiene

ISBN: 9781403904881
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

This book is a cultural history of borders, hygiene and race. It is about foreign bodies: from Victorian vaccines to the pathologised interwar immigrant; from smallpox quarantine to the leper colony; from sexual hygiene to national hygiene to imperial hygiene. Taking British colonialism and White Australia as case-studies, the book examines the enclosures, boundaries and borders which were the objects and means of public health, as well as of colonial, national and racial administration between 1850 and 195... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Improving Maternity Services

Improving Maternity Services

ISBN: 9781846190957
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Birth centres are suitable for every woman whose birth is straightforward, which accounts for around 75 per cent of all women. This guide shows how small scale maternity provision has a profound clinical and organisational advantage over large scale hospital provision, including saving of time and money by reducing intervention rates.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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In a Strange Land.....

In a Strange Land.....

ISBN: 9780953049462
Published by: 4M Publications

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Infection Control in Ambulatory Care

Infection Control in Ambulatory Care

ISBN: 9780763731908
Published by: Aspen Publishers

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Information Management in Health Services

Information Management in Health Services

ISBN: 9780335191161
Published by: Open University Press

Health services spend millions of pounds on information technology. This book aims to clarify the nature of the problems surrounding information and IT, and points the way to practical solutions. It is divided into three sections: policy overview; views from within the health service; and the views of academic researchers.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Integrated Care Pathways

Integrated Care Pathways

ISBN: 9780750640879
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

An effective way of implementing NHS initiatives into clinical practice, Integrated Care Pathways (ICPs) concentrates on patient-centred multidisciplinary care. This work explains how to use ICPs to deliver patient care in a team environment without compromising clinical freedom, and describes the relationship between ICPs and clinical governance.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Integrating Complementary Therapies in Primary Care

Integrating Complementary Therapies in Primary Care

ISBN: 9780443063459
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Offers clinicians, therapists, and other healthcare professionals, a realistic routemap of the key issues, as well as practical ways in which to ensure close working, appropriate referrals, advice and treatment decisions.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Integrating Spirituality in Health and Social Care

Integrating Spirituality in Health and Social Care

ISBN: 9781857756463
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Considers the concept of spiritual care as an explicit component of holistic health and social care. This practical guide focuses on integrating spirituality in healthcare as a whole, rather than limiting it to any particular care environment. It is useful for health and social care professionals, including nursing and medical staff.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Internet Discourse and Health Debates

Internet Discourse and Health Debates

ISBN: 9781403914835
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

Applying multimodal textual analysis to the languages and images of online communication forms, Kay Richardson shows, from an applied linguistic perspective, how the Internet is being used for global interactive communication about public health risks. Detailed case studies of the possible risks posed by SARS, by mobile phones and by the vaccination of babies against childhood diseases are presented in depth. The author also explores the way in which, through their talk on line, people appear to judge the m... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Interprofessional Collaboration

Interprofessional Collaboration

ISBN: 9781583911761
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

In Interprofessional Collaboration the benefits of collaboration for patients and carers are confirmed through theoretical models illustrated with case studies of existing examples.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Interprofessional Education

Interprofessional Education

ISBN: 9781856422383
Published by: Mark Allen Group

The development of interprofessional education (IPE) is high on the current educational healthcare policy agenda. This book provides a straightforward and topical critique of IPE from the perspective of a range of healthcare professionals, and presents some useful examples of the ways in which IPE is implemented in both educational and clinical settings.The structure of the book enables the reader not only to develop their understanding of IPE, but, by providing examples of IPE in action, to plan IPE mor... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Introduction to Health Services

Introduction to Health Services

ISBN: 9780766836112
Published by: Thomson Learning

Introduction to Health Services, 6E builds on a well established format written by nationally recognized authors with updated research and statistics. This revision reflects critical updates in health care finance, health care access, managed care, insurance, and home health.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Introduction to Project Management in Health Research

Introduction to Project Management in Health Research

ISBN: 9780335197071
Published by: Open University Press

Aims to offer practical advice on the application to research of a range of project management processes, including those of: time and activity management; budgetary control; management of stakeholder relationships; and product marketing. This book is suitable for newcomers to health research.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Inventing Disease and Pushing Pills: Pharmaceutical Companies and the Medicalisation of Normal Life

Inventing Disease and Pushing Pills: Pharmaceutical Companies and the Medicalisation of Normal Life

ISBN: 9780415390712
Published by: Routledge

Presents an account of how the pharmaceutical industry redefines health. This book reveals how the invention of diseases by pharmaceutical companies turns us all into patients, and how we can protect ourselves against this; how the medical profession has been bullied and co-opted into endorsing profitable cures for people who aren't ill; and more.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Involving People in Healthcare Policy and Practice

Involving People in Healthcare Policy and Practice

ISBN: 9781857757736
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Explores the link between the 'corridors of power' where healthcare policy is made and the hospital, health centre or clinic where it is carried out. This work empowers readers to make changes in the public's involvement at a local level and explains how this impacts positively on organisational culture.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Involving Service Users in Health and Social Care Research

Involving Service Users in Health and Social Care Research

ISBN: 9780415346474
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

This book argues that service user involvement in research can range from the extremes of being the subject to being the initiator or investigator of a research study. The activity of the professional researcher can also range from being the person undertaking the research, to being a partner with or mentor to service users. This broad scope of levels of involvement is reflected in the contributions in this book, both in the research experiences reported and in the writing of the chapters themselves. The co... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Issues in Primary Care

Issues in Primary Care

ISBN: 9780850842661
Published by: Royal College of General Practitioners

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Leadership and Management in Nursing

Leadership and Management in Nursing

ISBN: 9780130617774
Published by: Pearson Education Limited

Offers an approach to leadership and management principles through case studies and student exercises. This edition covers trends such as gender and cultural issues, work place violence, informatics, and the impact of legislation on the nursing profession. It is useful for undergraduate courses in Nursing Leadership and Management.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Leadership in Nursing

Leadership in Nursing

ISBN: 9780443060069
Published by: Churchill Livingstone

Looks at leadership, using a conversational style and enhanced with the use of cartoons. This book shows that leadership for nurses is not a distant academic concept, but something everyone has within them. It is grounded in theory and makes use of learning aids.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Leading Change in Health and Social Care

Leading Change in Health and Social Care

ISBN: 9780415305464
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

This book breaks new ground in exploring the need for individuals to engage in personal change through learning as an essential part of achieving significant change in organisations. It explains how to engage with people's energy, enthusiasm and... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Letting Them Die

Letting Them Die

ISBN: 9780852558683
Published by: James Currey Ltd

South Africa has the worst AIDS epidemic in the world. In this one mining community in South Africa, AIDS will kill six out of ten young women and four out of ten young men. This work highlights the barriers and constraints to controlling this national crisis.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Life in a Hospice

Life in a Hospice

ISBN: 9781846192432
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This book is about hospices, seen through the eyes of the people who work in them. Their individual voices, perspectives and stories invite readers into the day-to-day complexities of hospice life. There is growing public and professional attention to end of life care and the way dying patients and their families are treated. How can hospices make the process as peaceful and dignified as possible? What sort of people dedicate their careers to helping the dying? What difficulties are they up against in provi... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Limits to Medicine

Limits to Medicine

ISBN: 9781842300077
Published by: Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd

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Local Women, Global Science

Local Women, Global Science

ISBN: 9780253216403
Published by: Indiana University Press

Karen Booth looks closely at the operation of two clinics in Nairobi, and explores how internationally funded & nationally sanctioned interventions to stop the spread of HIV are focused on the working class and poor - those least able to challenge traditional patterns of behaviour.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Low Income, Social Growth, and Good Health

Low Income, Social Growth, and Good Health

ISBN: 9780520252868
Published by: University Presses of California, Columbia and Pri

This book explores how twelve countries - China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Oman, Panama, the former Soviet Union, Sri Lanka, and Venezuela - broke through the limits that low income so often imposes on human survival. Most made impressive gains in the life expectancy in the decades after 1920 and by 1960 nearly matched the rich countries in survival. James C. Riley finds that each of these countries enjoyed significant social growth, each invested in public health, and each gained its... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Making a Medical Living

Making a Medical Living

ISBN: 9780521524513
Published by: Cambridge University Press

A socio-economic history of medical practice from the first voluntary hospital to national health insurance.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Making an Effective Bid

Making an Effective Bid

ISBN: 9781846190308
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Making an Effective Bid outlines everything you nned to know for writing successful bids and tenders. It is full of tips and advice and introduces ideas for building up contacts, setting up networks, organising potential collaborators and avoiding pitfalls. Examples of successful and not-so-successful bids are included to fully illustrate the concepts.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Making it Real

Making it Real

ISBN: 9781846190223
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Healthcare educators with an interest in communication skills training and personal and professional development will find this guide invaluable, as will undergraduate and postgraduate teachers in university and workplace settings.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Making the Cut in South Africa

Making the Cut in South Africa

ISBN: 9781853157554
Published by: Royal Society of Medicine Press Ltd

More than just an autobiography, Making the Cut in South Africa: A Medico-Political Journey is the story of one surgeon's professional and personal experiences within the divisive world of South African medicine, politics and society.The author, a renowned urologist and transplant surgeon, takes the reader on a journey of medical discovery, from his development of pioneering surgical procedures and success in revolutionizing urological practice in Mozambique, to his involvement in medical politics and wi... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Management Mistakes in Healthcare: Identification, Correction, and Prevention

Management Mistakes in Healthcare: Identification, Correction, and Prevention

ISBN: 9780521829007
Published by: Cambridge University Press

This book defines management mistakes and offers a variety of models to classify and interpret them. It describes the evolution of management mistakes, techniques for identifying and disclosing mistakes, the relationship between management and medical mistakes, and steps to prevent and correct mistakes. Six case studies, drawn from a real set of events in healthcare organizations, describe management mistakes and are followed by commentaries by experts in the field of healthcare management. They indicate st... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Managing and Leading in the Allied Health Professions

Managing and Leading in the Allied Health Professions

ISBN: 9781857757064
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Part of a series that provides advice on management, leadership and development for those in the Allied Health Professions (AHP), this companion guides readers through key management challenges, the structure of the NHS, legal matters, professional regulation, research and cultural issues.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Managing Diversity and Inequality in Health Care

Managing Diversity and Inequality in Health Care

ISBN: 9780702025204
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Focuses specifically on the importance of managing diversity in health services. This volume examines what is meant by managing diversity, and outlines the nature of inequalities in the UK and their implications for health care professionals. It explores the interface between management skills and knowledge and quality, fit-for-purpose practice.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Managing for Health

Managing for Health

ISBN: 9780415363457
Published by: Routledge

Through examples and case studies drawn from across Europe the text explores the management challenge in public health policy and offers pointers to equip students of health management and public health managers with the necessary perspectives and skills to function effectively in the twenty-first century. Combining the very best of theory and practice Managing for Health will be essential reading for all those studying or working in this complex area.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Managing in Health Care

Managing in Health Care

ISBN: 9780582382350
Published by: Pearson Education Limited

Managing in health care is a complex discipline in today's environment. This book starts with the important element of self-awareness and demonstrates how the individual interacts with the health service and grows in confidence with self-management. It develops into concepts of team working.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Managing Pharmaceuticals in International Health

Managing Pharmaceuticals in International Health

ISBN: 9783764366018
Published by: Birkhauser Verlag AG

This book aims to provide the student of international health with an introduction to the international pharmaceutical scene: Who are the key players and what are their roles? What has been achieved so far, and what remains to be done? What are the prospects for the future?The book should be of interest to all those who wish to learn more about an important area of international health. It will be of particular interest to those involved with the management of medicines at any level, and to those with an... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Managing Scarcity

Managing Scarcity

ISBN: 9780335194469
Published by: Open University Press

Drawing on research-based evidence about what is happening in Britain in contemporary times, this book also looks at the experience of the NHS since 1948, and puts the case of health care in the context of publicly funded services and programmes. It is useful for students and researchers of health policy, as well as health professionals.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Managing with Plans and Budgets in Health and Social Care

Managing with Plans and Budgets in Health and Social Care

ISBN: 9781844451340
Published by: Learning Matters Ltd

Provides a guide for managers engaged in planning and budgeting within health and social care organisations. Taking a practical approach, this book focuses on planning processes and tools that can be used in many managerial situations, and budget preparation and control as practiced by managers rather than accountants.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Marketing Planning for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Marketing Planning for the Pharmaceutical Industry

ISBN: 9780566081125
Published by: Gower Publishing Ltd

Marketing Planning for the Pharmaceutical Industry is based on real life experience built up over many years. Each chapter takes the reader through the sequential stages of planning so that by the end they will be able to produce a practical plan ready for implementation. It is the only book of this type which tailors marketing to those working in the sector.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Measuring Disease

Measuring Disease

ISBN: 9780335206414
Published by: Open University Press

Reviews disease specific measures of quality of life and, where relevant, popularly used symptom and single dimension scales. This work is intended as a source book for researchers, medical and health care practitioners who are involved in the measurement of the outcome of health services.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Measuring Health

Measuring Health

ISBN: 9780195165678
Published by: Oxford University Press

Measuring Health provides in-depth reviews of over 100 of the leading health measurement tools and serves as a guide for choosing among them. Now in its third edition, this book provides a critical overview of the field of health measurement, with a technical introduction and discussion of the history and future directions for the field. This latest edition updates the information on each of the measures previously reviewed and includes a complete new chapter on anxiety measurement to accompany the one on d... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Medical Error and Patient Safety

Medical Error and Patient Safety

ISBN: 9781420064780
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Understanding the situation specific nature of medical errors, this volume presents more than 500 ideas, concepts, and techniques that can be applied and tailored to your unique circumstances. It examines vulnerabilities in medical services, including emergency services, healthcare facilities, and infection control.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Medical Identities

Medical Identities

ISBN: 9781845450380
Published by: Berghahn Books

Looks at how a variety of health providers are perceived - from traditional healers to physicians, from diviners to nursing home providers. This title aims to demonstrate how class, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, or state policy may all play formative roles in shaping the definition of health and wellbeing and how they are delivered.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Medical Practice Management in the 21st Century

Medical Practice Management in the 21st Century

ISBN: 9781846190230
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Addresses multiple aspects of medical practice management. Presented in the workbook format, supported by web-based tools, this book allows busy physicians to gain a basic understanding of many topics, determine strategies for their practices, and seek additional information when they want it.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Medical Services and the Hospital in Britain, 1860-1939

Medical Services and the Hospital in Britain, 1860-1939

ISBN: 9780521577847
Published by: Cambridge University Press

An introduction to the development of medical and hospital services in Britain before 1939.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Medicine and the Market

Medicine and the Market

ISBN: 9780801883392
Published by: Johns Hopkins University Press

Tracing the path that market practices have taken from Adam Smith in the eighteenth century into twenty-first century health care, Daniel Callahan and Angela A. Wasunns add a fresh dimension: they compare the different approaches taken in the market debate by health care economists, conservative market advocates, and liberal supporters of single-payer or government-regulated systems.In addition to laying out the market-versus-government struggle around the world they assess the leading market practices,... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Medicine in the Making of Modern Britain, 1700-1920

Medicine in the Making of Modern Britain, 1700-1920

ISBN: 9780415091688
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Christopher Lawrence's critical overview of medicine's place in the development of modern Britain examines the significance of the clinical encounter in contemporary society. In the first short synoptic study of its kind, Lawrence breaks new ground by bringing together specialized scholarship into a broad argument, showing how the medical profession created a very specific role for itself and how a vast amount of important social policy decisions flowed from that.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Men's Health - How to Do It

Men's Health - How to Do It

ISBN: 9781846191923
Published by: Radcliffe Medical Press

Offers a practical approach to the development and implementation of men's health programmes. Suitable for healthcare professionals, and nursing students undertaking specialist men's health and health promotion courses, this book demonstrates what can be achieved with adequate resources, a flexible approach and an understanding of men's needs.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Monitoring the Quality of Health Care

Monitoring the Quality of Health Care

ISBN: 9781402071003
Published by: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

Reviews a variety of quality monitoring approaches and identifies critical issues pertaining to assessment, measurement, implementation, and evaluation of quality initiatives. This book suggests scientific approaches to put in place a core set of performance measures that identify the value-added clinical and managerial behaviors in health care.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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My Right to Play

My Right to Play

ISBN: 9780335211708
Published by: Open University Press

This book provides a take on life from the perspective of a child who has no sight, no speech and uses a wheelchair because of physical disabilities.Working from the perspective of a child with such needs and drawing on his own experience, Richard Orr provides access to the thoughts of such a child, recognizing that family and support workers can get things both right and wrong; suggests explanations for the puzzling behaviour often encountered when working with children who are dependent on others for t... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Myotonic Dystrophy

Myotonic Dystrophy

ISBN: 9780198525868
Published by: Oxford University Press

Myotonic dystrophy is part of the group of muscular dystrophies. It is the commonest inherited adult muscular dystrophy and can have a profound effect on individuals who are diagnosed with the disease and their families. It is present for many decades of a patient's life and has many attendant implications. Unlike the other dystrophies, it can also affect other organs in the body, making this a very distinctive disorder, and a very troubling one for those close to it.This is the first book to be written... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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National Health Insurance and Health Resources

National Health Insurance and Health Resources

ISBN: 9781583481271
Published by: iUniverse.com

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Needs Assessment in Public Health

Needs Assessment in Public Health

ISBN: 9780306465307
Published by: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

The assessment function of public health is essential in the development of appropriate policy and programmatic solutions to persistent and emergent public health concerns. This text follows the typical sequence of an actual needs assessment process, illustrated with case studies.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Negotiating Health

Negotiating Health

ISBN: 9781844072958
Published by: James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd

An analysis on the post-2005 world, and a discussion on how action may be taken to ensure that access to medicines is not sacrificed to corporate attempts to protect business interests. This book comes at a time when access to affordable medicines, for the treatment of diseases such as AIDS and malaria, is threatened by WTO regulations.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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New Perspectives in Public Health

New Perspectives in Public Health

ISBN: 9781857757910
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Drawing together the viewpoints of a variety of leading practitioners, this book provides diverse perspectives on a range of key issues facing public health. It includes material for health professionals involved in public health at every level, and for those with an interest in the field, including those in government and special interest groups.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Nurse-LED Clinics

Nurse-LED Clinics

ISBN: 9780415283120
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

This text allows the reader to explore key practice issues which directly affect the quality of service provided. It will be an invaluable handbook for nurses directly involved in running clinics, for those responsible for the provision of nurse-led services and for nurse educators.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Nursing Issues in Leading and Managing Change

Nursing Issues in Leading and Managing Change

ISBN: 9780323002509
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Nursing Issues in Leading and Managing Change is a current, cutting-edge text designed to guide nurses who are responsible for managing change in our health care delivery system. The text covers the changes in the systems of health care, role theory, decision processes, social and cultural settings, ethical and legal issues, credentialing, management skills, managed care, and nursing informatics. The book's strengths include its focus to help nurses thoroughly understand the current health care system, the... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Nursing, Medicine and Primary Care

Nursing, Medicine and Primary Care

ISBN: 9780335201679
Published by: Open University Press

This book provides a broadly sociological analysis of shifting boundaries between and within the professions of medicine and nursing in the context of primary care. The analysis highlights ideas that are current within the contemporary health services - ideas about enterprise as well as meeting need and empowering patients. The ways in which ideas are used to justify role change, and to establish and maintain professional identities are discussed.Nursing, Medicine and Primary Care has also been written w... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Observing Organisations

Observing Organisations

ISBN: 9780415196307
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Provides a psychonanalytically informed examination of the cultures that arise within health care organisations, and shows how findings can be used to overcome difficulties that arise,... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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OCR National Level 2 Health and Social Care

OCR National Level 2 Health and Social Care

ISBN: 9780435452957
Published by: Heinemann Educational Publishers

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Older People and Community Care

Older People and Community Care

ISBN: 9780335191567
Published by: Open University Press

Sets social and health care practice with older people firmly in the context of the new community care arrangements and the consequent organizational trends towards a market culture. This book questions the relative lack of attention given by professionals to issues of structural inequality in old age, compared for example to race and gender.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Organizing for Quality

Organizing for Quality

ISBN: 9781846191510
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Draws on the findings from an international study designed to help practitioners and researchers understand the factors and processes that enable healthcare organisations in the United States and Europe to achieve - and sustain - high quality services for their users.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Overcoming AIDS

Overcoming AIDS

ISBN: 9781593114718
Published by: Information Age Publishing

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Participatory Action Research in Healthcare

Participatory Action Research in Healthcare

ISBN: 9781405124164
Published by: Blackwell Publishing Ltd

A guide to participatory action research in the community health setting. It positions participatory action research as an approach that can be engaged by practitioners and health service providers. It explores the issues surrounding participatory action research, and examines its benefits for community development and health promotion.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Patient Self Referral

Patient Self Referral

ISBN: 9781846191657
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Provides advice on management, leadership and development for those in the Allied Health Professions (AHP). This practical and comprehensive guide contains information you need to set up a self referral service successfully, including answers to frequently asked questions, sample referral forms, a sample poster, datasets, and more.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Patient-centered Medicine

Patient-centered Medicine

ISBN: 9781857759815
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Divided into four parts, this volume comprehensively covers the evolution of the patient-centered clinical method, the six interactive components, teaching and learning the method and research including research findings and reviews. It explains the basis of the method and how it has developed.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Philosophy for Medicine

Philosophy for Medicine

ISBN: 9781857759433
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This text offers a concise explanation of how philosophical concepts underpin much medical activity, and how being aware of this can improve everyday practice. It is not a basic introduction to philosophy, but restricts itself to those aspects that have a direct impact on medical professionals.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Placing Health

Placing Health

ISBN: 9781861346100
Published by: Policy Press

Health improvement strategies often target where people live, but do they work? This book aims to tackle this question by exploring several perspectives. It uses complexity theory to understand the inter-relationships between neighbourhood change, the emergence of states of health, and policy interventions managed using performance indicators.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Policy Futures for UK Health

Policy Futures for UK Health

ISBN: 9781846190032
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Helps policy makers and stakeholders think about the future of health in the United Kingdom by summarising the context within which, health policy is developed. This title identifies key issues, pointing out the factors that feed into decision-making. It also considers trends in the societal environment including ethical and legal contexts.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Practising Reflexivity in Health and Welfare

Practising Reflexivity in Health and Welfare

ISBN: 9780335205189
Published by: Open University Press

In recent years, professional practice in health and welfare has come under increasing scrutiny. The dominant response to this has been technical and procedural, as epitomized by the evidence based practice movement. This book offers an alternative, and equally rigorous approach to helping trainers and professionals to understand and analyse their practice. Drawing on a hitherto under-utilized literature about argument and persuasion (originating in qualitative research, ethnomethodology, conversation analy... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice

Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice

ISBN: 9780323047425
Published by: Mosby

Includes a unit concerning the business and practical aspects of nurse practitioner practice. This book presents disorders alphabetically and covers various adult disorders and related issues. It discusses each disorder in a primary care perspective with the information and approach useful for primary care health professionals.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Primary Care: Core Values

Primary Care: Core Values

ISBN: 9780727912688
Published by: Wiley-Blackwell

Since the recent changes in the organization of primary care, the management of a GP's practice has become more complex, more controversial, and more time consuming. Contributors to this text discuss the way ahead for these issues, including funding, commissioning and patient priorities.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Primary Health Care: Theory and Practice

Primary Health Care: Theory and Practice

ISBN: 9780727917850
Published by: Wiley-Blackwell

Explores the role of general practitioners and other primary care professionals in contemporary health care. This work provides insights into primary health care, focussing on: its intellectual roots; its impact on the individual, the family and the community; the role of the multidisciplinary team; and contemporary topics such as homelessness.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Problem-based Learning for Health Improvement

Problem-based Learning for Health Improvement

ISBN: 9781857755015
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Providing an insight into public health for a wide range of professionals, this book takes a problem-based approach and incorporates practical advice for daily practice. Chapters aim to explore each of the ten areas of public health competence outlined by the Faculty of Public Health Medicine.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Problems and Cases in Healthcare Marketing

Problems and Cases in Healthcare Marketing

ISBN: 9780072887761
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe

Offers a collection of Harvard cases that concentrate on marketing within the health care sector. This book, divided into seven sections, explores topics that include: Developing a Marketing Strategy, Developing New Products, Launching of New Products, Managing Distribution, Managing Communications, Managing the Brand, and International Marketing.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Promoting Evidence-Based Practice in Early Childhood Education: Research and Its Implications

Promoting Evidence-Based Practice in Early Childhood Education: Research and Its Implications

ISBN: 9780762307531
Published by: JAI Press

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Providing Integrated Health and Social Services for Older Persons

Providing Integrated Health and Social Services for Older Persons

ISBN: 9780754641964
Published by: Ashgate Publishing Group

The book gives a general overview on European approaches towards integrated social and health care services and policies that are to be developed to face the growing need of care in ageing societies; furthermore, it provides indicators for successful approaches and models of good practice to overcome the social-health-divide and a better understanding of the meaning of integrated services and coordination of social and health systems in the different countries. Finally, facts and figures about coordinatio... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Psychosocial Aspects of the Health Care Process

Psychosocial Aspects of the Health Care Process

ISBN: 9780582357242
Published by: Pearson Education Limited

This work focuses on the patient perspective of psychosocial healthcare, and covers topical areas such as screening and other preventative healthcare measures.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Public Health and Aging

Public Health and Aging

ISBN: 9780801855597
Published by: Johns Hopkins University Press

Examining the role of public health in system planning and co-ordination, this text evaluates the delivery of health promotion and disease prevention services to older people living outside of institutional settings. The epidemiology of age-related chronic illness is discussed.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Public Health at the Crossroads: Achievements and Prospects

Public Health at the Crossroads: Achievements and Prospects

ISBN: 9780521540476
Published by: Cambridge University Press

This book is an introduction to public health as a discipline, and a critique of its recent development. Identifying poverty as the greatest continuing threat to health worldwide, the authors review epidemiological, demographic and public-health trends internationally, and argue that the prospects for public health will improve only if health in a broad sense becomes a central concern of the policy-making process.This extensively revised edition reviews major health trends, the current state of the world... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Putting Patients First: Designing and Practicing Patient-Centered Care

Putting Patients First: Designing and Practicing Patient-Centered Care

ISBN: 9780787964122
Published by: Jossey-Bass

Acts as a guide to patient centered care, a technique championed and refined by the Planetree Institute. This book explains the origins and uses of patient centered care and provides a practical approach to implementing it in the health care organizations.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Qualitative Research in Health Care

Qualitative Research in Health Care

ISBN: 9781405135122
Published by: Blackwell Publishing Ltd

Offers an introduction to conducting and interpreting qualitative research, incorporating several examples, references and chapters relevant for an introductory level text. This practical guide shows how qualitative research can be employed appropriately to answer some of the questions confronting health researchers.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Quality by Design

Quality by Design

ISBN: 9780787978983
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Reflects the research and applied training conducted at Dartmouth Medical School under the leadership of Gene Nelson, Paul Batalden, and Marjorie Godfrey. This book includes the research results of high-performing clinical microsystems, case studies that highlight individual clinical programs, principles that are easily applied, and other methods.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Quality Improvement in Healthcare

Quality Improvement in Healthcare

ISBN: 9780748733552
Published by: Nelson Thornes Ltd

The delivery of high quality care is central to any modern healthcare system, and the growing importance of evidence-based practice has far-reaching implications for all managers and practitioners in healthcare. In this new edition of Quality Improvement in Healthcare, two highly experienced authors deliver a thorough and deeply practical multidisciplinary approach to the improvement of the quality of clinical practice.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Quite Like Heaven?

Quite Like Heaven?

ISBN: 9781903386637
Published by: Civitas:Institute for the Study of Civil Society

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Raising Standards in American Health Care

Raising Standards in American Health Care

ISBN: 9780787946210
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Raising Standards in American Health Care translates proven Fortune 500 business strategies into pathways toward operational excellence for health care organizations. The book offers a review of the important lessons learned from corporate business giants - who have forged their paths to performance excellence by mastering the art of strategic standardization.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Reasonable Rationing

Reasonable Rationing

ISBN: 9780335211852
Published by: Open University Press

Priority setting in health care is an issue of increasing importance. Choices about the use of health care budgets are inescapable and difficult. A number of countries have sought to strengthen their approach to priority setting by drawing on research-based evidence on the cost and effectiveness of different treatments. This book brings together leading experts in the field to summarize and analyse the experience of priority setting in five countries: Canada, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, and the UK... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Rebuilding Trust in Healthcare

Rebuilding Trust in Healthcare

ISBN: 9781857759389
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This timely book examines recent case studies involving every aspect of healthcare provision, including the Shipman and Alder Hey cases. It shows how positive lessons can be learnt from these experiences to improve health and healthcare. The contributors offer practical advice, based on their extensive and broad experience, on how to regain trust between patient and practitioner following these difficulties. They demonstrate how doctors and other healthcare professionals can introduce ways to reduce error a... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Reducing Inequalities in Health

Reducing Inequalities in Health

ISBN: 9780415259842
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Reducing Inequalities in Health provides a comprehensive source of reference for the reader interested in what really works in the field of health promotion and in what sort of polices reduce the health gap... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Reforming the Health Care Market

Reforming the Health Care Market

ISBN: 9780878405688
Published by: Georgetown University Press

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Regulating Healthcare Quality

Regulating Healthcare Quality

ISBN: 9780750687843
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Whom to treat? Whom not to treat? When to treat? How to treat? All healthcare professionals deal with these questions daily. The dilemmas they face are often personally agonising and politically explosive. Guidance comes from many sources: government, conscience, NHS accountants, clinical guidelines, the law and the codes of various disciplinary organisations. The guidance often conflicts, compounding the dilemmas.Regulating Healthcare Quality: Legal and Professional Issues sets out the various sources o... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Religions, Culture and Healthcare

Religions, Culture and Healthcare

ISBN: 9781857757552
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

All health professionals provide care to patients of differing religions. This book provides information for day to day care of patients in a multicultural society. It is useful for healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, midwives, healthcare assistants, physiotherapists, psychologists, hospital chaplains, and administrative staff.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Research Methods in Health

Research Methods in Health

ISBN: 9780335206438
Published by: Open University Press

A guide to the range of methods used to study and evaluate health and health services. With material on topics such as cluster randomization, utility analyses, patients' preferences, and perception of risk, it is aimed at students and researchers of health and health services.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Responsive Healthcare

Responsive Healthcare

ISBN: 9780335199662
Published by: Open University Press

Covers aspects of marketing and describes how conventional marketing methods can be adapted for use in healthcare and publicly-funded systems responsible for health promotion and health service planning. It focuses mainly on the British health system and its reforms. It is written for busy health service managers and clinical professionals.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Scotland's Health 1919-1948

Scotland's Health 1919-1948

ISBN: 9780820456225
Published by: Peter Lang Publishing Inc,US

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Scotland's Health and Health Services

Scotland's Health and Health Services

ISBN: 9780117032415
Published by: Stationery Office Books

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Second Opinion

Second Opinion

ISBN: 9781586484811
Published by: The Perseus Books Group

In A Second Opinion, Dr. Arnold S. Relman, a long-standing leader in the medical community and former editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, outlines a thoughtful and measured approach to how we can effectively rescue American health care. To develop a universal health care system that provides quality care at a cost we can afford to live with, we must change not only our system of insuring and paying for health care, but also the way we organize and deliver that care. A public single-payer system w... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Setting Up New Services in the NHS: Just Add Water!

Setting Up New Services in the NHS: Just Add Water!

ISBN: 9781843101628
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This guide for setting up a clinical service in the National Health Service is based on the author's experience of leading a nationally funded project to develop two new specialist services in different parts of the country and involving three separate NHS Trusts.The project successfully delivered two services for personality disordered patients based on the template of Henderson Hospital, a democratic therapeutic community (TC). Kingsley Norton takes the reader, step-by-step, through the entire process... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Sex,Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum

Sex,Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum

ISBN: 9781843102847
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Sex, Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum is about how the differing cognitive style and sensory profiles experienced in ASD impact upon communication and relating.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Sheer Buffoonery

Sheer Buffoonery

ISBN: 9781589398948
Published by: Virtualbookworm.com Publishing

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Social Health Insurance Systems in Western Europe

Social Health Insurance Systems in Western Europe

ISBN: 9780335213634
Published by: Open University Press

What are the characteristics that define a Social Health Insurance system? How is success measured in SHI systems? How are SHI systems developing in response to external pressures? Using seven Social Health Insurance countries in western Europe, this book reviews core structural and organizational dimensions, as well as reforms and innovations.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Society and Health

Society and Health

ISBN: 9780306477461
Published by: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

For the first time, a guide to the sociology of health and healthcare that addresses the needs of both sociologist and healthcare professionals is available. Written by a career health professional with a medical sociology background, Society and Health: Sociology for Health Professionals applies sociological concepts to current healthcare issues, incorporates the latest findings from health services research, and provides clear examples of the uses of sociology in understanding the U.S. healthcare system.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Spirituality in Health Care Contexts

Spirituality in Health Care Contexts

ISBN: 9781853029691
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

These essays explore the provision of spiritual care in health-care contexts. Christian, Jewish, Muslim and multi-faith scenarios are each covered separately, to reflect the different social-cultural systems in which care can be provided.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Strategic Information Management in Hospitals

Strategic Information Management in Hospitals

ISBN: 9780387403564
Published by: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.

Illustrating the importance of hospital information management in delivering high quality healthcare at the lowest possible cost, this book provides the tools and resources that medical informatics specialist need to manage the complexities of hospital information systems.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Strategies for Healthcare Education

Strategies for Healthcare Education

ISBN: 9781846190063
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

A practical guide that promotes evidence-based teaching. It provides a critical analysis of various healthcare teaching strategies, and an integrative approach promoting blended learning, self-directed study, simulation, and the use of medical humanities and story-telling.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Studying the Organization and the Delivery of the Health Services

Studying the Organization and the Delivery of the Health Services

ISBN: 9780415257633
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

This book, written by experienced teachers for students, pulls together research methods from a range of social science disciplines and applies them to health service research.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Succeeding as a Practice Management Team

Succeeding as a Practice Management Team

ISBN: 9781903734773
Published by: Health Press

Management is about getting things done. This is a hands-on book written by people who do the job and have learned the lessons 'at the coalface'. It is a ready reference, a source of ideas, and an aid to good management.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Supervision and Support in Primary Care

Supervision and Support in Primary Care

ISBN: 9781857759518
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This book provides an introduction to clinical supervision and support in Primary Care. It explains the need for clinical supervision and support alongside other current processes of appraisal and revalidation and looks at how clinical supervision can be integrated into GP vocational training.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Systematic Reviews: Synthesis of Best Evidence for Health Care Decisions

Systematic Reviews: Synthesis of Best Evidence for Health Care Decisions

ISBN: 9780943126661
Published by: American College of Physicians

Systematic reviews are a vital link in the chain of evidence that stretches from the laboratory bench to the bedside. This book aims to increase understanding of the role that systematic reviews play in advancing knowledge and motivate more practitioners to conduct their own reviews.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Team Performance in Health Care

Team Performance in Health Care

ISBN: 9780306467073
Published by: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

Collaboration and interdependence in health care is necessary for health professionals to provide quality treatment and care to patients with complex, chronic problems. This text discusses proven multidimensional instruments that measure team performance along with the needs for measuring team performance.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Terrorism and Public Health

Terrorism and Public Health

ISBN: 9780195325256
Published by: Oxford University Press

In a wide-ranging, timely discussion of urgent issues, this volume examines the health consequences of the recent terrorist attacks in the United States and systematically reviews information on explosives, incendiaries, and small arms, as well as biologic, chemical, nuclear, radiologic andother radioactive weapons that may be used by terrorists. In a constructive approach, the authors discuss what needs to be done to improve the public health and medical care systems in preparation for possible future... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The 21st Century Health Care Leader (The Center for Healthcare Leadership, Emory

The 21st Century Health Care Leader (The Center for Healthcare Leadership, Emory

ISBN: 9780787941574
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

With a foreword by James C. Collins. The 21st Century Health Care Leader is a collection of new thought from many of the country's leading practitioners and scholars in health and human services. In thirty-seven chapters, these contributors describe the skills and competencies that will be required of tomorrow's health care executives and caregivers. With insight and candor, the authors show what it will take to prevail as a health care leader of tomorrow. They demonstrate how to combine creativity and know... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Aids Crisis is Ridiculous

The Aids Crisis is Ridiculous

ISBN: 9780262025706
Published by: MIT Press Ltd

A first compilation of essays and writings by a leading artist and activist reflects diverse aspects of the AIDS epidemic, in a collection that captures the sense of fear engendered by the early days of the AIDS crisis, the experience of having a disease, AIDS as a global problem, and more.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Economics of Infectious Disease

The Economics of Infectious Disease

ISBN: 9780198516224
Published by: Oxford University Press

The threat of infection, both new and re-emerging strains that have developed drug resistance, is a major public health issue. This book shows the contribution economists can make to the management and control of these diseases, using a range of economic analysis studies. It also discusses regulations and governance of infection control.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Ethics of Managed Care

The Ethics of Managed Care

ISBN: 9781402010453
Published by: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

Provides a philosophical and historical analysis of the development and situation of managed care. This book discusses the relationship between physician professionalism and patient rights to affordable, high quality care. It analyses the development of the philosophical, social, and economic issues of managed care.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The European Union and Health Policy

The European Union and Health Policy

ISBN: 9780333754269
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

The book covers health and safety at work, professional mobility, health information systems and the relationship between European economic and social policies and health. It is the first major book devoted to such a wide range of European Union Health issues.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Future of Primary Care

The Future of Primary Care

ISBN: 9780787972431
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Primary care, the fundamental practice of medicine, is at a crossroads. Changes in population demographics and in the financing and organization of the health care system are forcing changes in the role of physicians. This book presents fills a gap in the literature and offers a view that is at once authoritative, innovative and controversial.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Future of the NHS

The Future of the NHS

ISBN: 9781858113692
Published by: XPL Publishing

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The Global Challenge Health Care Rationing

The Global Challenge Health Care Rationing

ISBN: 9780335204632
Published by: Open University Press

Explains about priority setting. This work, a useful read for general readers as well as specialists, is written by people involved in priority setting, either as decision makers or researchers. It shows how different countries and disciplines are approach the allocation of resources between competing claims.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Global Human Right to Health

The Global Human Right to Health

ISBN: 9781846192012
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

General readers will find a refreshing, up-to-date account of why these issues are so crucial, while professionals will find the cogent epidemiological analyses needed to inform research efforts. The book argues that the major causes of ill-health are not bacteria and viruses, or even war and natural disasters, but poverty. If we could solve the immensely complex problems of global inequities in wealth, the health inequities would largely vanish.The issue is not a simple one. This book sets out, among ot... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Health Care Mess: How We Got Into It and What It Will Take to Get Out

The Health Care Mess: How We Got Into It and What It Will Take to Get Out

ISBN: 9780674024151
Published by: Harvard University Press

If we can decode the human genome and fashion working machines out of atoms, why can't we navigate the quagmire that is our health care system? This book recounts the fraught history of health care in America since the 1960s.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Health Care Value Chain

The Health Care Value Chain

ISBN: 9780787960216
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Analyzes the United States' health care supply chain. This book offers an examination of how the health care supply chain helps create value and competitive advantage. It presents an examination of the trading relationships among the manufacturers of health care products, the distributors, the hospital customers and end users of those products.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Health of Populations

The Health of Populations

ISBN: 9780195308075
Published by: Oxford University Press

Describes how ideas about the costs and benefits of industrialisation, and causes of disease, have been used from different ideological persuasions to explain the health of populations. This book focuses on ideas that have been influential in debates: factors such as standard of living, community and its loss, inequality, and globalisation.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The HIV Pandemic

The HIV Pandemic

ISBN: 9780199237401
Published by: Oxford University Press

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The Imperative of Health

The Imperative of Health

ISBN: 9780803979369
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd

A reappraisal of public health and health promotion in contemporary societies which attempts to show that health represents a moral imperative embedded in social and cultural norms and expressed in public policies.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Importance of Food and Mealtimes in Dementia Care

The Importance of Food and Mealtimes in Dementia Care

ISBN: 9781843104353
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Mealtimes are about much more than just re-fuelling, and the importance of mealtimes in the care of people with dementia cannot be overestimated. Using her extensive experience of working with older people with dementia, Grethe Berg explains how mealtimes can be used as natural opportunities for meaningful interaction, socialising and reminiscing, and useful forums for taking part in familiar tasks. The book considers the social significance of mealtimes and their role in maintaining patients' feelings of s... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Incompetent Doctor

The Incompetent Doctor

ISBN: 9780335191093
Published by: Open University Press

Based on ethnographic research carried out in England and Sweden, this book examines a neglected area of professional self-regulation. It explores the range of informal and quasi-formal mechanisms used by doctor colleagues, health care managers and professional organizations in attempts to cope with the 'problem' of the 'incompetent' doctor.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Insider's Guide to the Nhs

The Insider's Guide to the Nhs

ISBN: 9781857758740
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This guide provides straightforward facts with opinion, commentary and an insider's view of the organizations that make up the NHS. It is designed to give readers a feel for topical issues in the NHS and covers contemporary controversies and issues. Numerous weblinks provide further information.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The International Politics of HIV/AIDS

The International Politics of HIV/AIDS

ISBN: 9780415413848
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

This book examines the global governance of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, interrogating the role of this international system and global discourse on HIV/AIDS interventions. The geographical focus is Sub-Saharan Africa since the region has been at the forefront of these interventions. There is a need to understand the relationship between the international political environment and the impact of resulting policies on HIV/AIDS in the context of people's lives. The book points out a certain disjuncture between the g... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Management Handbook for Primary Care

The Management Handbook for Primary Care

ISBN: 9780850842883
Published by: Royal College of General Practitioners

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The Medical Directory

The Medical Directory

ISBN: 9781843112228
Published by: Informa Healthcare

A medical directory offering information on practitioners and hospitals in the UK. It includes: contact details and background information on over 130,000 registered doctors; a listing for NHS and private hospitals, universities and medical schools; and indexes by post town and organization name.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The National Health Service: A Political History

The National Health Service: A Political History

ISBN: 9780199251100
Published by: Oxford University Press

This is the history of the NHS from the heroic age of Beveridge and Bevan to the impact of the reformist missions of Thatcher and Blair. From its inception the NHS has rarely been free from political controversy and in recent times it has consistently occupied the front line of UK politics. In this revised and extended edition Charles Webster has included an entirely new and extensive chapter on New Labour reaching to the first year of Tony Blair's second term of office.Charles Webster focuses on key iss... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The New Consultation

The New Consultation

ISBN: 9780192632883
Published by: Oxford University Press

The New Consultation will be an essential aid for all doctors and their educators to increase the effectiveness of their consultations and help to make their practice more patient-centred. It includes theoretical background as well as practical help for both consulters and teachers.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The New NHS

The New NHS

ISBN: 9780415328418
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Offering an account of the NHS, this book describes: the structures and functions of the organisations in each of the devolved countries; the funding of NHS services, education, training and research and resource allocation; the regulation of the NHS systems and workforce; and more. It is of interest to those working in healthcare.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The New Politics of the NHS

The New Politics of the NHS

ISBN: 9781846190667
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This new edition makes sense of the confusing and often conflicting NHS debates. It provides vital background and tells the story of the evolution of the NHS over the past 60 years, and the way successive-governments tried to deal with the problems they faced. It explores how lessons from the past can inform current debate and demonstrates how channels of power and influence function today.Assuming no prior knowledge of NHS politics and systems, The New Politics of the NHS is completely up-to-date, impar... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Pocket Guide to Critical Appraisal

The Pocket Guide to Critical Appraisal

ISBN: 9780727910998
Published by: BMJ Publishing Group

This concise guide to the assessment of medical research is designed to accompany every library visit. The first section of the book introduces the rationale behind critical appraisal, discusses the questions to be asked of each section of a paper and identifies the common pitfalls in published research.The second section tackles the five main genres of medical research in detail: surveys, clinical trials, cohort studies, case control studies, and review papers.Each method is given a comprehensive one... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Political Economy of AIDS in Africa

The Political Economy of AIDS in Africa

ISBN: 9780754638988
Published by: Ashgate Publishing Group

Through a critical and detailed exploration of specific case studies, this volume brings together an array of international contributors to redefine the political and economic contours of this calamitous epidemic. It examines the impact of the shortfalls in the 'Global Fund' allocation, the slow pace of administrative processing of aid and the weaknesses of institutional responses to the crisis from African countries and their partners in the global health community. It is essential reading for all concerne... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Political Economy of Health Care

The Political Economy of Health Care

ISBN: 9781861348081
Published by: Policy Press

Offers an analysis of the historical development, this book explores how the National Health Service (NHS) might be reconstituted as a humane service for all, and a civilising influence on society as a whole. It is useful for students, academics, health professionals, and NHS users.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Professional Qualifying Examinations

The Professional Qualifying Examinations

ISBN: 9780750688451
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

The Professional Qualifying Examinations can be a daunting prospect for any optometry student. This survival guide provides down to earth practical help for all those about to sit the PQEs. Brimming with sound advice and lots of useful hints and tips, it covers everything from applying for a pre-registration position, the pre-registration year diary, exams, venues, accommodation and achieving examination success, as well as over 500 past examination questions on the various PQE topics from binocular vision... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Role of General Practice in Maternity Care

The Role of General Practice in Maternity Care

ISBN: 9780850842180
Published by: Royal College of General Practitioners

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The Secret History of a Woman Patient

The Secret History of a Woman Patient

ISBN: 9781846191503
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

When Janet Rhys Dent is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, she decides to try to be a good patient. This title reveals her secret dilemmas and discoveries both inside and outside the hospital. It records her successes and failures as she becomes involved in the quest to find out what makes a good patient.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Sociology and Politics of Health

The Sociology and Politics of Health

ISBN: 9780415233194
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

The Sociology and Politics of Health is a collection of key readings through which to explore the sociological and political dimensions of health, illness and health care.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Sociology of Healthcare

The Sociology of Healthcare

ISBN: 9780582369542
Published by: Pearson Education Limited

Explores the sociology of healthcare, providing an introduction to issues within the healthcare system, ranging from the changes in policy and practice since the new Labour government came into power and the issues of rationing, consumerism and disability within healthcare.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations

The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations

ISBN: 9780787959876
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Information technology is a critical factor in the success of strategic planning for health care organizations. If health care organizations are to thrive in the highly competitive health care marketplace, they must invest in and develop their information technology (IT) capabilities.This thoroughly revised and updated second edition of The Strategic Application of Information Technology in Health Care Organizations offers health care executives and managers a balanced analysis of health care information... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Tony Copperfield's Primary Care Scream

The Tony Copperfield's Primary Care Scream

ISBN: 9780750687935
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Dr Tony Copperfield's writing, well known to readers of Doctor Magazine, gives vent to the anger and frustration which bubbles just beneath the surface of so many family doctors. This title collects the popular Tony Copperfield articles, each around 500 words and published in the Doctor Magazine.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Therapy and Learning Difficulties

Therapy and Learning Difficulties

ISBN: 9780750639620
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Takes a view of people with a learning disability, and also focuses on the practicalities of the therapist's work. This book tackles issues such as, sexuality, normalisation and challenging behaviour and is written by well known authors. It will be of interest to student and practitioner physiotherapists and occupational therapists.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Therapy Services

Therapy Services

ISBN: 9783718652464
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

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Towards Managed Primary Care

Towards Managed Primary Care

ISBN: 9780754642275
Published by: Ashgate Publishing Group

In Towards Managed Primary Care, the authors examine the background and development of Primary Care Groups and Primary Care Trusts (PCG/Ts) in the English NHS. The book focuses on the practical experience of developing and managing PCG/Ts and on the lessons that can be drawn from this for future policy relating to the management and evaluation of such organizations in the UK and elsewhere.With chapter conclusions setting out evidence-based lessons for developing and researching primary care organizations... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Trading Women's Health and Rights?: Trade Liberalization and Reproductive Health in Developing Economies

Trading Women's Health and Rights?: Trade Liberalization and Reproductive Health in Developing Economies

ISBN: 9781842777756
Published by: Zed Books

Presents a study of the relationship between trade and reproductive rights. This book reviews the direct and indirect linkages between the two, and then focuses in on how the linkages are mediated through women's employment. It takes up the issue of how trade liberalization affects government capacity to deliver reproductive health services.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Cancer Care: An International Analysis of Grassroots Integration

Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Cancer Care: An International Analysis of Grassroots Integration

ISBN: 9780415359948
Published by: Routledge

Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Cancer Care provides the first in-depth exploration of the role patient support groups play in the provision of CAM in the UK and Australia. It also looks at the utilisation of non-biomedical treatments in Pakistan focusing on the role of informal social networks.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Transformational Nursing Leadership

Transformational Nursing Leadership

ISBN: 9780887375514
Published by: National League for Nursing,U.S.

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Transforming Health Promotion Practice

Transforming Health Promotion Practice

ISBN: 9780803608146
Published by: F.A. Davis Company

This text presents a new paradigm for nursing's health promotion role that is most suited to the way health care is now being viewed and delivered. It focuses on client-centred health promotion practice rather than imposing the health care provider's interpretations of the client's needs.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Understanding Clinical Governance and Quality Assurance

Understanding Clinical Governance and Quality Assurance

ISBN: 9780333985106
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

This highly practical book is about making the principles, philosophies and methodologies of quality assurance a reality. It covers the key techniques, skills and approaches required to make it happen. Covering the latest NHS changes and government initiatives, such as the Healthcare Commission (formerly CHI) and the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), and supported throughout with examples of how the theory works in practice, this will be a valuable resource for all healthcare students and p... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Understanding Health and Social Care

Understanding Health and Social Care

ISBN: 9780761956860
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd

Cutting across the division between health care and social care, the book links policy to practice, juxtaposing the voices of a range of careers and service users wih insights from academic debate and research. Published as a set book for the Open University course: Health and Social Care (K100).... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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User Participation Research in Health and Social Care

User Participation Research in Health and Social Care

ISBN: 9780335222056
Published by: Open University Press

User participation in research is in its relative infancy with many practical, ethical, moral, methodological and philosophical questions unanswered. This text includes contributions on the use and application of narrative approaches, intervention and evaluation research, methodological development and quality thresholds.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Improve Health Care

Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Improve Health Care

ISBN: 9780195171860
Published by: Oxford University Press

This book traces the roots of CEA in health and medicine, describes its promise for rational resource allocation, and discusses the nature of the opposition to it, using Medicare and the Oregon health plan as examples. The book also offers advice for policy makers and politicians, including lessons from Europe, Canada, and Australia, and underlines the need for leadership to establish the conditions for change.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Using Medicines Information

Using Medicines Information

ISBN: 9781857756906
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Features basic information on the distribution and supply of medicines, including information of the policy changes. This book explains specific topics such as pharmacoepidemiology, health economics and pharmacovigilance.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Using Research for Effective Health Promotion

Using Research for Effective Health Promotion

ISBN: 9780335208708
Published by: Open University Press

Bridging the gap between research and practice in health promotion, this book advances evidence-based health promotion by illustrating how service providers and researchers can change their working practices to benefit the public. It addresses the need for health promotion services to be grounded in empirical research, and for research to focus on issues important to those delivering as well as those receiving the services. It advances the debate about the relative values of qualitative and experimental res... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Valuing Diversity

Valuing Diversity

ISBN: 9780850842937
Published by: Royal College of General Practitioners

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Violence and Aggression in the Workplace

Violence and Aggression in the Workplace

ISBN: 9781857757842
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This book provides a much needed general introduction to one of the major challenges of modern healthcare service. It is the only book solely devoted to the ever-growing concern of violence and aggression in the healthcare environment.Violence and Aggression in the Workplace has been designed specifically for healthcare staff and is based on the national guidelines and current thinking around the management of violence and aggression within healthcare.Practical and easy to read, the book offers ways t... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Whiplash and Other Useful Illnesses

Whiplash and Other Useful Illnesses

ISBN: 9780773523333
Published by: McGill-Queen's University Press

This title is by the author of two books in the UK in the 1970's ('Need Your Doctor Be So Useless' and 'The Medical Runaround').... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Working for Health

Working for Health

ISBN: 9780761969983
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd

No single area of study, or any individual, can claim to have the answers to even the basic questions which surround human health. Trying to understand the nature of health requires insights from many different perspectives. Working for Health is a unique reader which draws together contributions fr... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Working with Communities in Health and Human Services

Working with Communities in Health and Human Services

ISBN: 9780195558357
Published by: Oxford University Press

Embeds community participation in well-established social science theory about community and participation, and provides students with the concepts and practical tools essential for increasing community participation in health and human services.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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