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Public health & preventive medicine

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

Paperback. 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: 248 x 177 x 21. Weight in Grams: 638.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
392
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631201908
ISBN
9780631201908
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 67.00

Paperback. * Provides a bridge between the sociology of medicine and the sociology of science and technology* Opens up the a black boxa of medical technologies to sociological scrutiny. . Editor(s): Elston, Mary Ann. Series: Sociology of Health and Illness Monographs. Num Pages: 224 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: MBN; PDR; PSXM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 148 x 16. Weight in Grams: 332.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631204473
ISBN
9780631204473
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.40

Paperback. In an extensively revised new edition of the successful Anorexia and Bulimia, Richard Gordon includes new information and discussion of the latest ideas in this rapidly growing research field. The past two decades have witnessed an enormous increase in the number of cases of eating disorders in industrial societies. Num Pages: 304 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 1QFH; JFFH; JHBC; JHMC; MBNS; MMZD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 153 x 23. Weight in Grams: 452.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631214960
ISBN
9780631214960
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 48.46

Paperback. * Helps readers to understand the experience of suffering Alzheimera s Disease. * Incorporates the actual words of afflicted persons. * Focuses on constructive ways of improving the lives of sufferers and their carers. * Examines the intact abilities of Alzheimera s sufferers. . Num Pages: 376 pages, 0. BIC Classification: MBNH9; MJN; MMZ; MQCL4. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 153 x 26. Weight in Grams: 556.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631216667
ISBN
9780631216667
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 57.17

Hardback. In this text, figures in the field of behavioural medicine argue why a biopsychosocial perspective is crucial to reducing the tremendous personal and societal burden of chronic disease. Editor(s): Christensen, Alan; Antoni, Professor Michael (University of Miami USA). Series: The Blackwell Series in Health Psychology & Behavioral Medicine. Num Pages: 312 pages, 9. BIC Classification: MBNH9; MJC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 252 x 175 x 27. Weight in Grams: 688.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631220756
ISBN
9780631220756
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 136.16

Paperback. In this text, figures in the field of behavioural medicine argue why a biopsychosocial perspective is crucial to reducing the tremendous personal and societal burden of chronic disease. Editor(s): Christensen, Alan; Antoni, Professor Michael (University of Miami USA). Series: The Blackwell Series in Health Psychology & Behavioral Medicine. Num Pages: 312 pages, 9. BIC Classification: MBNH9; MJC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 245 x 171 x 22. Weight in Grams: 554.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631220763
ISBN
9780631220763
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 67.05

Paperback. Presenting on-the-ground evidence and ethnographic cases, this book emphasizes that HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa is a complex and regionally specific phenomenon rooted in local economies, deepening poverty, migration, gender, war, global economies, and cultural politics. Editor(s): Kalipeni, Ezekiel; Craddock, Susan; Oppong, Joseph Ransford; Ghosh, Jayati. Num Pages: 416 pages, 25 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1H; JFFH2; MBN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 173 x 248 x 30. Weight in Grams: 768.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
416
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631223573
ISBN
9780631223573
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 59.62

Paperback. Health promotion is high on the political agenda. This text introduces key ideals, issues and controversies concerning health theory and concepts. It explores the practical opportunities and constraints facing nurses seeking to promote health in a range of settings. Editor(s): Dines, Alison; Cribb, Alan. Num Pages: 224 pages, 10. BIC Classification: MBNH; MQCX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 0. Weight in Grams: 362.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780632035434
ISBN
9780632035434
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 58.38

Paperback. Identifying anticipated future healthcare needs and planning and how to meet them is a challenge. This book provides insight for those concerned in the development of health and care buildings and environments, and examines the core issues which are driving change. It also looks at innovation in caring environments for older people. Num Pages: 192 pages, 26. BIC Classification: 1DBK; AMG; MBN; MBP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 162 x 11. Weight in Grams: 292.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780632035779
ISBN
9780632035779
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 57.22

Paperback. As a result of recent changes in health care, nurses, GPs and health visitors find that they are required to take a major role in nutrition education and dietary advice. Health promotion is now an important aspect of general practice and community care. Num Pages: 256 pages, 2 illustrations. BIC Classification: MBNH3; MBPC; MMZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UF) Further/Higher Education; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate; (XV) Technical / Manuals. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 0. Weight in Grams: 474.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780632039814
ISBN
9780632039814
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 42.42

Paperback. Pathways of Care programmes are used in all areas of healthcare to improve clinical effectiveness and the quality of patient care. This book is an essential reference source for all those involved in coordinating healthcare delivery. Editor(s): Johnson, Sue. Num Pages: 288 pages, 40 line illustrations, index. BIC Classification: MBN; MBP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 245 x 170 x 15. Weight in Grams: 470.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780632040766
ISBN
9780632040766
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 70.69

Paperback. A Practical Handbook for Community Health Nurses: Working with Children and their Parents is designed to provide nurses and their students with an up--to--date reference source, bringing together the available evidence on a range of issues central to their work with children and parents. Editor(s): Booth, Katie; Luker, Karen. Num Pages: 208 pages, 10. BIC Classification: MBN; MBP; MJW; MQCL3; MQCX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 245 x 189 x 12. Weight in Grams: 392.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780632042463
ISBN
9780632042463
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 65.77

Paperback. Presents information to help environmental scientists further understand the relationships between ecosystem health and human health by exploring preventative, diagnostic and prognostic aspects of ecosystem management. The book uses case study examples to explain both theory and practice Editor(s): Rapport, D. J.; Gaudet, Connie L. Num Pages: 384 pages, 55. BIC Classification: MBNH2; RNC; TQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 252 x 180 x 22. Weight in Grams: 686.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780632043682
ISBN
9780632043682
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 117.38

Paperback. A comprehensive overview of the range of issues and concerns related to sexuality and health care. It describes the normal processes and issues which arise at different stages in a person's life connected with sexuality, and describes the issues which arise when there is illness or disfigurement. Num Pages: 296 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: MBN; MBP; MQC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 247 x 169 x 16. Weight in Grams: 494.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780632048045
ISBN
9780632048045
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 57.17

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