Monitoring the Building Blocks of Health Systems A Handbook of Indicators and Their Measurement Strategies

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92 pages , 2011-04
When working with countries to measure and compare health systems functioning, it is important to strike a good balance between avoiding blueprints that do not allow for country contexts and specificities while also encouraging a degree of standardization that enables comparisons within and between countries as well as over time. Standardized indicators allow ...[Read More]

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Ghostbodies Towards a New Theory of Invalidism

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146 pages , Intellect Books , 2017-05-01
How is illness represented in today’s cultural texts? In Ghostbodies, Maia Dolphin-Krute argues that the illusive sick body is often made invisible – a ghost – because it does not always fit society’s definition of disability. In these pages, she reflectively engages in a philosophical discussion of the lived experience of...[Read More]

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Light Pollution as a New Risk Factor for Human Breast and Prostate Cancers

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168 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2013-06-03
Humans are diurnal organisms whose biological clock and temporal organization depend on natural light/dark cycles. Changes in the photoperiod are a signal for seasonal acclimatization of physiological and immune systems as well as behavioral patterns. The invention of electrical light bulbs created more opportuni...[Read More]

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Iron Deficiency Anemia Recommended Guidelines for the Prevention, Detection, and Management Among U.S. Children and Women of Childbearing Age

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140 pages , National Academies Press , 1994-02-01
This book summarizes information related to public health measures on the prevention, detection, and management of iron deficiency anemia. It presents draft guidelines and recommendations related to this area, as applicable in primary health care and public health clinic settings, and it formulates recommendations for res...[Read More]

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Indoor Air Pollution A Health Perspective

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424 pages , Johns Hopkins University Press , 1991-06-01
Contributors including epidemiologists, clinicians, risk assessors, experts in air monitoring, microbiologists, and engineers discuss methodologies used in measuring exposures to pollution, strategies for improving indoor air quality, and other issues. They also assess the health effects of specific

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I Contain Multitudes , Ed Yong

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New York Times Bestseller

New York Times Notable Book of 2016

NPR Great Read of 2016

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Smithsonian Best Books about Science of 2016

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A Mother Jones Notable Read of 2016

A ...[Read More]

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Ecological Public Health Reshaping the Conditions for Good Health

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432 pages , Routledge , 2013-06-19
What is public health? To some, it is about drains, water, food and housing, all requiring engineering and expert management. To others, it is the State using medicine or health education and tackling unhealthy lifestyles. This book argues that public health thinking needs an overhaul, a return to and modernisation around ecological pri...[Read More]

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Rethinking Alzheimer's Care

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174 pages , 1999
"Appropriate for any setting, including long-term care, adult day services, or assisted living, this fresh and humanistic approach to Alzheimer's care helps pave the way for profound changes in the way we care."--BOOK JACKET.

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Geriatric Care by Design A Clinician's Handbook to Meet the Needs of Older Adults Through Environmental and Practice Redesign

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256 pages , Amer Medical Assn , 2011-01-01
Design your practice to meet the needs of geriatric patients, office staff and yourself Special features Older patients require specific design and practice management considerations incorporated into the medical practice to improve patient care. The American Medical Association (AMA) has produced Geriatric Care By Design, to hi...[Read More]

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Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations

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1350 pages , Jossey-Bass , 2004
The Official Handbook of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations, Fourth Edition presents the most authoritative guidance for today’s health care risk managers. This fourth edition of the book, which has become a standard in the field, covers the enterprise-wide continuum...[Read More]

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Geropsychological Interventions in Long-Term Care

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352 pages , Springer Publishing Company , 2006-02-22
Older people are entering nursing homes later and sicker than ever before, thus presenting as more physically fragile and complex residents and requiring more advanced care and treatment. To this end, Hyer and Intrieri have gathered together a group of health care professionals who are genuinely dedicated to the care a...[Read More]

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Coping with Caring A Nurse's Guide to Better Health and Job Satisfaction

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114 pages , CRC Press , 2019-07-08
Nurses typically go in to the profession of nursing because they want to "care" for patients, not knowing that the inherent stresses of the work environment put them at risk for developing psychological disorders such as burnout syndrome, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression. Symptoms of these disorders are often...[Read More]

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