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A Generation at Risk: The Global Impact of HIV/AIDS on Orphans and Vulnerable Children

A Generation at Risk: The Global Impact of HIV/AIDS on Orphans and Vulnerable Children

ISBN: 9780521652643
Published by: Cambridge University Press

An up-to-date and insightful study on children orphaned as a result of the AIDS epidemic with a Forward by Desmond Tutu.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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ABC of Patient Safety

ABC of Patient Safety

ISBN: 9781405156929
Published by: Blackwell Publishing Ltd

This brand new title in the popular ABC series offers an up-to-date introduction on improving patient safety in primary and secondary care. The ABC of Patient Safety covers an area of increasing importance in healthcare and provides a clear description of the underlying principles that influence practice. Patient safety is now an integral part of the training for all Foundation doctors and is rapidly becoming a component of many undergraduate and postgraduate exams, including the nMRCGP. This book is an ide... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Critical Challenges for Healthcare Reform in Europe

Critical Challenges for Healthcare Reform in Europe

ISBN: 9780335199709
Published by: Open University Press

Explores the central issues driving the process of healthcare reform in Europe. The 17 chapters in this book present the evidence from epidemiology and public health, economics, public policy, organizational behavior and management theory, as well as policy making experience, laying out the options that health sector decision-makers confront.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Cultures for Performance in Health Care

Cultures for Performance in Health Care

ISBN: 9780335215539
Published by: Open University Press

Using theories from a wide range of disciplines including economics, management and organization studies, policy studies and the health sciences, this book sets out definitions of cultures and performance, in particular the specific characteristics that help or hinder performance. It explores the links between culture and performance.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Governing Medicine

Governing Medicine

ISBN: 9780335214358
Published by: Open University Press

Since New Labour's institution of clinical governance through its White Paper in 1997, there has been a good deal of debate on history, theory and practice of Clinical Governance and the governance of clinical care. This book contains sections on: Medicine, autonomy and governance; Evidence, science and medicine; and Realizing clinical governance.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health and Human Rights

Health and Human Rights

ISBN: 9780674018099
Published by: Harvard Center for Population and Development Stud

This collection of texts provides the practitioner, scholar and advocate with easey access to the most basic instruments of international law and policy that express the values of human rights for advancing health.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Policy and Economics: Opportunities and Challenges

Health Policy and Economics: Opportunities and Challenges

ISBN: 9780335215744
Published by: Open University Press

Health economics has made major contributions to the development of health policy in many countries. This book describes those successes and looks forward to the major contributions that health economics can bring to bear on policy issues in health and health care. It addresses generic policy issues confronting health systems across the world.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Policy for Health Care Professionals

Health Policy for Health Care Professionals

ISBN: 9780761974017
Published by: SAGE Publications Ltd

The central concern of policy makers to act for the collective good frequently creates problems for practitioners trying to align services with individual patient need and choice.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Health Policy Reform

Health Policy Reform

ISBN: 9781904750451
Published by: Middlesex University Press

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Hope or Hype

Hope or Hype

ISBN: 9780814408452
Published by: Amacom

Hope or Hype is a look at what drives the American obsession with medical miracles. Dr. Richard Deyo and Dr. Donald Patrick - both experts on the ethical and policy issues facing the medical community and its constituents - spread the blame for the parade of false promises and compromises, indicting in equal measure the pharmaceutical and equipment companies; the doctors and hospitals too quick to order unnecessary and costly surgeries and medications; the politicians and media all too eager for a signature... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Human Resources for Health in Europe

Human Resources for Health in Europe

ISBN: 9780335218554
Published by: Open University Press

Examines challenges facing health care professions in Europe and the potential responses to these challenges. This book analyses how regulatory processes and practices related to key aspects of the management of the health professions may facilitate or inhibit development of effective responses to challenges facing health care systems in Europe.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Men's Sexual Health

Men's Sexual Health

ISBN: 9781861563590
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

In recent years there has been increasing concern about men's health, including their sexual health. This book is for nurses in institutional settings and in the community, who need to consider the complex sexual healthcare needs of men.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle

ISBN: 9780674022379
Published by: Harvard University Press

A generation has passed since a physician first noticed that women who drank heavily while pregnant gave birth to underweight infants with telltale physical characteristics. This book charts the course of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome through the courts, media, medical establishment, and public imagination.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Patient Safety

Patient Safety

ISBN: 9780335218530
Published by: Open University Press

Presents research-based perspective on patient safety, drawing the ideas from researchers on how to research and understand patient safety issues, and how research findings are used to shape policy and practice. This book examines key issues including analysis and measurement of patient safety; approaches to improving patient safety; and others.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Primary Care in the Driver's Seat?

Primary Care in the Driver's Seat?

ISBN: 9780335213658
Published by: Open University Press

Provides a study of the reforms of primary care in Europe as well as their impacts on the co-ordination mechanisms within European health care systems. This book also offers suggestions for effective strategies for improvement in health care system reform.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Quality of Life and Human Difference

Quality of Life and Human Difference

ISBN: 9780521832014
Published by: Cambridge University Press

This volume brings together two important literatures for the first time. One concerns the role of quality-of-life assessments in social policy, and especially in health policy. The second concerns ethical and social issues raised by prenatal testing for disability; a theme of this literature has been the role played by controversial assumptions about the quality of life of people with disabilities.Hitherto, these two literatures have had little contact with each other. Few scholars have written about bo... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Quality of Life and Human Difference: Genetic Testing, Health Care, and Disability

Quality of Life and Human Difference: Genetic Testing, Health Care, and Disability

ISBN: 9780521539715
Published by: Cambridge University Press

This volume brings together two important literatures for the first time. One concerns the role of quality-of-life assessments in social policy, and especially in health policy. The second concerns ethical and social issues raised by prenatal testing for disability; a theme of this literature has been the role played by controversial assumptions about the quality of life of people with disabilities.Hitherto, these two literatures have had little contact with each other. Few scholars have written about bo... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Quality, Risk and Control in Health Care

Quality, Risk and Control in Health Care

ISBN: 9780335207114
Published by: Open University Press

Explores how the concept of risk management has been introduced into the public sector and how this has impacted on the definition of governance in the National Health Service. This book addresses the concept of controls assurance by placing it in the context of developments both in local health care management and central government.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Understanding Global Health

Understanding Global Health

ISBN: 9780071487849
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe

A go-to primer that puts global health and its many challenges into focus. It offers coverage of public health concepts, as well as insights into infectious diseases and clinical medicine.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Unequal Lives

Unequal Lives

ISBN: 9780335213696
Published by: Open University Press

Provides an evidence-based introduction to social and health inequalities. This book guides readers to an understanding of why people's lives and people's health remain so unequal, even in rich societies where there is more than enough for all.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Uninsured in America

Uninsured in America

ISBN: 9780520244429
Published by: University Presses of California, Columbia and Pri

Uninsured in America goes beyond the headlines to understand the experiences of the more than 40 million Americans who are without health insurance. The vivid and moving stories told in the book demonstrate that the current structure of our health care system brings us all potentially one illness, one family crisis, one pink slip away from sliding into a lethal vortex of ill health, medical debt, and marginal employability. Based on interviews with 120 uninsured men and women and with dozens of medical prov... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Unplugged

Unplugged

ISBN: 9780814401606
Published by: Amacom

It often seems that medical technology is a never-ending string of miracles. But it is also a double-edged sword. More often than not, death happens because of a decision to stop doing something, or to not do it at all. This book illuminates the complex legal, ethical, medical, and personal issues of a debate that ultimately affects us all.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Vaccine Anxieties

Vaccine Anxieties

ISBN: 9781844073702
Published by: James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd

An examination of how parents are reflecting on and engaging with vaccination, a rapidly advancing and universally applied technology. This book examines the anxieties emerging as highly globalized vaccine technologies and technocracies encounter the deeply intimate personal and social worlds of parenting and childcare.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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