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Accessing Healthcare

Accessing Healthcare: Responding to diversity

Judith Healy and Martin McKee (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198516187
eISBN:
9780191723681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516187.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health care systems in developed countries must respond to diverse populations especially given increasing population movements. These groups make different claims upon the state and may have ... More

Advancing the Human Right to Health

Advancing the Human Right to Health

José M. Zuniga, Stephen P. Marks, and Lawrence O. Gostin (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661619
eISBN:
9780191765056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book offers a prospective on the global response to one of the greatest moral, legal, and public health challenges of the twenty-first century — achieving the human right to health as enshrined ... More

The AIDS Generation

The AIDS Generation: Stories of Survival and Resilience

Perry N. Halkitis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199944972
eISBN:
9780199352470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944972.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book documents the lived experiences of HIV-positive gay men who are presently middle aged, long-term survivors of HIV/AIDS. Through the use of ethnography and life history interviews, the book ... More

Alcohol

Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Peter Boyle, Paolo Boffetta, Albert B. Lowenfels, Harry Burns, Otis Brawley, Witold Zatonski, and Jürgen Rehm (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Alcohol has always been an issue in public health but it is currently assuming increasing importance as a cause of disease and premature death worldwide. This book provides an interdisciplinary ... More

Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity

Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity: Research and Public Policy

Thomas F. Babor, Raul Caetano, Sally Casswell, Griffith Edwards, Norman Giesbrecht, Kathryn Graham, Joel W. Grube, Linda Hill, Harold Holder, Ross Homel, Michael Livingston, Esa Österberg, Jürgen Rehm, Robin Room, and Ingeborg Rossow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199551149
eISBN:
9780191720642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551149.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity - Research and Public Policy Second Edition is a collaborative effort by an international group of addiction scientists to improve the linkages between addiction ... More

Antenatal and Neonatal Screening

Antenatal and Neonatal Screening

Nicholas Wald and Ian Leck (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192628268
eISBN:
9780191723605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628268.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The options in antenatal and neonatal care are legion. Preferences still tend to be subjective. In spite of much publicity that has raised public expectation, an up-to-date thorough evaluation of ... More

Anthropology and Public Health

Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Robert A Hahn and Marcia Inborn (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book examines the critical role of anthropology in four crucial public health domains: (1) anthropological understandings of public health problems such as malaria, HIV/AIDS, and diabetes; (2) ... More

Applied Epidemiology

Applied Epidemiology: Theory to practice

Ross C. Brownson and Diana B. Petitti (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195187410
eISBN:
9780199864997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187410.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book focuses on areas of public health practice in which the systematic application of epidemiologic methods can have a large and positive impact. It describes how best to apply traditional ... More

Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis

Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence

Judith D. Singer and John B. Willett

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195152968
eISBN:
9780199864980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152968.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Change is constant in everyday life. Infants crawl and then walk, children learn to read and write, teenagers mature in myriad ways, and the elderly become frail and forgetful. Beyond these natural ... More

Asbestos and Its Diseases

Asbestos and Its Diseases

John E. Craighead and Allen R. Gibbs (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195178692
eISBN:
9780199864591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178692.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Although asbestos was once considered a miracle mineral, today even the word itself has ominous implications for all strata of our society. Incorporated in the past into over 3,000 different ... More

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