Category Archives: Public Health

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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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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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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Essential Evidence-based Medicine (Essential Medical Texts for Students and Trainees)

Essential Evidence-Based Medicine teaches the principles of research study methodology and design so that the reader can become better at critically analysing scientific and clinical studies. It describes the basic elements needed to understand biostatistics and epidemiology as applied to … Continue reading

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The Ecology of Mycobacteria: Impact on Animal’s and Human’s Health

The Ecology of Mycobacteria principally emphasizes the ecological characteristics of the environmental mycobacteria. It is now well understood that the incidence and prevalence of potentially pathogenic mycobacteria is increasing in humans and animals. Further, proof that mycobacteria are normal inhabitants … Continue reading

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Bacterial Infections of Humans: Epidemiology and Control

The new Fourth Edition of Bacterial Infections of Humans reflects a decade of important discoveries, technological progress, and valuable new therapies as well as emerging and reemerging infections, resistant strains of bacteria, and threats of bioterrorism. It offers accessible, up-to-date … Continue reading

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Genetic Variants in Periodontal Health and Disease

Periodontitis is a complex, multifactorial disease and its susceptibility is genetically determined. The present book systematically reviews the evidence of the association between the genetic variants and periodontitis progression and/or treatment outcomes. Genetic syndromes known to be associated with periodontal … Continue reading

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