Category Archives: Medicine Economics & Administration

Common Musculoskeletal Problems: A Handbook

This book is designed to act as an off-the-shelf guide to assist health care providers in the evaluation of patients presenting with common musculoskeletal complaints in the primary care setting. This book has been divided into chapters covering major body … Continue reading

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Mosquitoes and Their Control

Mosquitoes and Their Control presents a wealth of information on the bionomics, systematics, ecology, research techniques and control of both nuisance and disease vector mosquitoes in an easily readable style, providing practical guidelines and important information for professionals and laymen … Continue reading

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Food and Western Disease: Health and nutrition from an evolutionary perspective

Nutrition science is a highly fractionated, contentious field with rapidly changing viewpoints on both minor and major issues impacting on public health. With an evolutionary perspective as its basis, this exciting book provides a framework by which the discipline can … Continue reading

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Supporting People with Dementia Using Pervasive Health Technologies (Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing)

Information and communication technologies can provide new paradigms in healthcare provision. In particular, new Pervasive Healthcare technologies can revolutionise the dynamics of healthcare, enabling people to remain at home for longer with lower costs to health and welfare organisations. This … Continue reading

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The Pleasures of Statistics: The Autobiography of Frederick Mosteller

From his unique perspective, renowned statistician and educator Frederick Mosteller describes many of the projects and events in his long career. From humble beginnings in western Pennsylvania to becoming the founding chairman of Harvard University‚Äôs Department of Statistics and beyond, … Continue reading

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World Health Statistics 2010 (World Health Statistics Annual)

World Health Statistics 2010 contains WHO’s annual compilation of data from its 193 member states, and includes a summary of progress towards the health-related millennium development goals and targets. It provides a comprehensive summary of the current status of national … Continue reading

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Flexible Shift Planning in the Service Industry: The Case of Physicians in Hospitals (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems)

The book presents new ideas to model and solve the flexible shift planning problem of personnel workers in the service industry. First, a new modeling approach is proposed that requires shifts to be generated implicitly rather than employing a predefined … Continue reading

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Trade, Food, Diet and Health: Perspectives and Policy Options

The global shift towards overweight and obese populations has led to a significant rise in diet-related chronic illness. This book examines the role global food trade has played in that shift, looking carefully at how the trade of food across … Continue reading

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Food and Nutrients in Disease Management

Food and nutrients are the original medicine and the shoulders on which modern medicine stands. But in recent decades, food and medicine have taken divergent paths and the natural healing properties of food have been diminished in the wake of … Continue reading

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Pharmacy Informatics

Applies the Principles of Informatics to the Pharmacy Profession Emphasizes Evidence-Based Practice and Quality Improvement Approaches Leading the way in the integration of information technology with healthcare, Pharmacy Informatics reflects some of the rapid changes that have developed in the … Continue reading

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