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Public health & preventive medicine

Hardcover. Addresses many of the contemporary issues related to communicable disease. This title examines a wide spectrum of issues in communicable diseases, including cholera, tuberculosis, Helicobacter pylori, and sexually transmitted diseases. It is suitable for microbiologists, epidemiologists and those professionals who are involved in public health. Editor(s): Noah, Norman D.; O'Mahony, Mary. Num Pages: 274 pages, flow charts. BIC Classification: MBNH2; MBNS; MJCJ; MMFM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 241 x 166 x 21. Weight in Grams: 554.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Wiley United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
274
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471972730
ISBN
9780471972730
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 313.98

Hardcover. This book will discuss the mechanisms and current thinking of how nutritional status influences the way we respond to chemical insults and its role in the aetiology of disease. It will take a mechanistic approach to how dietary factors are related to toxicology and chemical carcinogenesis. Editor(s): Ioannides, Costas. Series: Current Toxicology. Num Pages: 398 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: MBNH3; MFG; MMGT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 240 x 165 x 28. Weight in Grams: 704.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
398
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471974536
ISBN
9780471974536
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 333.94

Hardcover. In sequential clinical trials, data from patients treated at the beginning of a trial can be analyzed while the trial is still in progress and subsequent patients can be recruited. This analysis provides stopping rules whereby the number of patients involved can be limited without affecting the results. Num Pages: 328 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MBGR; MBNS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 241 x 163 x 23. Weight in Grams: 618.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
Revised, 2nd Edition
Number of pages
328
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471975502
ISBN
9780471975502
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 171.59

Hardback. In 1993, an International Task Force for Disease Eradication evaluated over 80 potential candidate diseases and made recommendations. However, little has been done to develop the science of eradication systematically. This book reports the findings of a multidisciplinary workshop on the eradication of infectious diseases. Editor(s): Dowdle, W. R.; Hopkins, Donald. Series: Dahlem Workshop Reports. Num Pages: 238 pages, indexes. BIC Classification: MBN; MJCJ; MMFM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 239 x 163 x 19. Weight in Grams: 500.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
238
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471980896
ISBN
9780471980896
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 380.32

Hardback. Meta--analysis is one of the main statistical methods used in clinical trials. Previous accounts of meta--analysis have given the impression that the topic is a series of separate techniques. This book provides a unified approach, developing the subject from mathematical theory through to practical discussions of implementation. Series: Statistics in Practice. Num Pages: 352 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: MBGR; MBNS; MMG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 239 x 165 x 25. Weight in Grams: 672.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471983705
ISBN
9780471983705
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 143.31

Hardback. Reporting on a World Health Organization (WHO) initiative involving the use of statistical methods to address the most pressing concerns in public health today, this book brings together contributions by leading experts who discuss a variety of sophisticated new methodologies for the statistical evaluation of disease mapping and risk assessment. Editor(s): Lawson, Andrew B.; Biggeri, Annibale; Bohning, Dankmar; Lesaffre, Emmanuel; Viel, Jean-Fran; Bertollini, Roberto. Num Pages: 502 pages, maps. BIC Classification: JHBC; MBN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 252 x 178 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1044.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
502
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471986348
ISBN
9780471986348
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 417.19

Paperback. This important book reports on the latest research from around the world on the causes of stress in health care professionals, as well as the latest intervention techniques for reducing stress levels among those professionals. Editor(s): Payne, R.L.; Firth-Cozens, Jenny. Num Pages: 286 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MBNH9; MBP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 444.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United Kingdom
Edition
2nd
Number of pages
286
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471998761
ISBN
9780471998761
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 89.19

Hardback. Multilevel modelling facilitates the analysis of hierarchical data where observations may be nested within higher levels of classification. In health care research, for example, a study may be undertaken to determine the variability of patient outcomes where these also vary by hospital or health care region. Editor(s): Leyland, A. H.; Goldstein, Harvey. Series: Wiley Series in Probability & Statistics: Applied Probability & Statistics Section. Num Pages: 246 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: MBNS; MBP; PBT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 244 x 165 x 20. Weight in Grams: 526.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
246
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471998907
ISBN
9780471998907
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 171.43

Hardback. Providing an account of the differences between the nutritional logic of the past and our own time, this book examines the range of dietary literature of the Renaissance. Ken Albala reveals the working of the Renaissance mind through the exploration of Renaissance ideas on food. Series: California Studies in Food and Culture. Num Pages: 324 pages, 12 b/w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3H; HBJD; HBLC; JFCX; MBNH3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 162 x 27. Weight in Grams: 640. Series: California Studies in Food & Culture. 324 pages, 12 b&w illustrations. Providing an account of the differences between the nutritional logic of the past and our own time, this book examines the range of dietary literature of the Renaissance. Ken Albala reveals the working of the Renaissance mind through the exploration of Renaissance ideas on food. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1D; 3H; HBJD; HBLC; JFCX; MBNH3. Dimension: 232 x 162 x 27. Weight: 616.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
324
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520229471
ISBN
9780520229471
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 50.99
€ 37.09

Hardback. Gives an account of how we have become deficient in a nutrient that is essential for good health: the fatty acids known as omega-3s. This work tells the story of the vital fats, which are abundant in greens and fish. It provides information for various consumers who want to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, arthritis, and obesity. Series: California Studies in Food and Culture. Num Pages: 232 pages, 7 figures in text, 8 figures in glossary, 1 table. BIC Classification: MBNH3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 150 x 24. Weight in Grams: 394.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520242821
ISBN
9780520242821
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 81.60
€ 63.19

Paperback. Public health has made our lives safer - but it often works behind the scenes, without our knowledge, that is, 'while we are sleeping'. This book illuminates how public health works with more than sixty success stories drawn from the area of injury and violence prevention. Num Pages: 248 pages, 7 tables. BIC Classification: JFFE; MBN; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 19. Weight in Grams: 346.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520258464
ISBN
9780520258464
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 26.81

Paperback. The genetic revolution has provided incredibly valuable information about our DNA, information that can be used to benefit and inform - but also to judge, discriminate, and abuse. This book gives the background information critical to understanding how genetics is affecting our everyday lives. Num Pages: 360 pages, 16 black / white photographs. BIC Classification: MBN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 492.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
University of California Press
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
360
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520265882
ISBN
9780520265882
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 24.27

Hardback. Food consumption is a significant and complex social activity - and what a society chooses to feed its children reveals much about its tastes and ideas regarding health. This book explores how the invention of commercial baby food shaped American notions of infancy and influenced the evolution of parental and pediatric care. Series: California Studies in Food and Culture. Num Pages: 256 pages, 10 b/w illustrations, 1 chart. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFCV; MBNH3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 165 x 21. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University of California Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520277373
ISBN
9780520277373
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 57.46
€ 45.40

Paperback. Food consumption is a significant and complex social activity - and what a society chooses to feed its children reveals much about its tastes and ideas regarding health. This book explores how the invention of commercial baby food shaped American notions of infancy and influenced the evolution of parental and pediatric care. Series: California Studies in Food and Culture. Num Pages: 256 pages, 10 b/w illustrations, 1 chart. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFCV; MBNH3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 162 x 16. Weight in Grams: 346.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University of California Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520283459
ISBN
9780520283459
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 24.27

Paperback. Focuses on one of the most contentious and bitter battles in the history of public health. This book details how the nature of the epidemic has changed and highlights the dilemmas public health agencies face today in terms of prevention strategies and chronic illness linked to low levels of toxic exposure. Series: California/ Milbank Books on Health & the Public. Num Pages: 328 pages, 5 b/w photographs, 6 line illustrations, 1 map, 1 table. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HBJK; MBN; MJC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 151 x 21. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University of California Press
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520283930
ISBN
9780520283930
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 24.27

Paperback. Based on years of fieldwork, this book offers poignant stories of how obesity is lived and experienced by Guatemalans who have recently found their diets - and their bodies - radically transformed. It is suitable for anyone who cares about the politics of healthy eating. Series: California Studies in Food and Culture. Num Pages: 248 pages, 19 b/w, 1 map. BIC Classification: JHM; JKS; MBNH3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520286825
ISBN
9780520286825
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 24.27

Paperback. This book is a history of the diseases of humankind and their causes from earliest times to the present day. It is a tour de force drawing upon the authora s extensive work on the history of infection, as well upon evidence drawn from archaeology, history and demography. Num Pages: 240 pages, 0. BIC Classification: MBNS; PSXM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 154 x 15. Weight in Grams: 376.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631179382
ISBN
9780631179382
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 51.02

Paperback. aeo A witty, controversial and partisan book on a subject of central importance to philosophers, psychologists, linguists and cognitive scientists. aeo It covers all the main positions held by key people in the field. aeo Fodor is probably the most influential figure in current cognitive science. Num Pages: 288 pages, 0. BIC Classification: HPK; MBNH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 154 x 18. Weight in Grams: 470.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631181934
ISBN
9780631181934
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 48.60

Paperback. This bookm the first history of contraception for almost fifty years, provides a scholarly and highly readable account of procreation and attempts to prevent it from ancient Greece to the late twentieth century. The story, as the author shows, is not one of unalleviated progress, and anything but a simple passage from ignorance to enlightenment. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: MBNH4; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 153 x 18. Weight in Grams: 460.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631187295
ISBN
9780631187295
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 51.06

Hardback. Presents material on the social basis of health, illness and healing. This book helps the reader incorporate many of the elements of the medical anthropology and sociology of health and illness. It provides students with an introduction to the field. Editor(s): Samson, Colin. Num Pages: 392 pages, 0. BIC Classification: JHM; MBN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 253 x 177 x 33. Weight in Grams: 828.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
392
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631201892
ISBN
9780631201892
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 167.90

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