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The Allied Health ProfessionsA Sociological Perspective

The Allied Health Professions: A Sociological Perspective

Susan Nancarrow and Alan Borthwick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345367
eISBN:
9781447345404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345367.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The allied health professions have gained legitimacy through the pursuit of research evidence and the standardisation of practice. Yet there remains very little analysis or understanding of these ... More

At What CostModern Capitalism and the Future of Health

At What Cost: Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health

Nicholas Freudenberg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190078621
eISBN:
9780197576144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078621.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Every day people decide what to eat, how to educate their children, where to find health care, and how to connect to others. For many, freely choosing a lifestyle defines the American dream. But in ... More

Beyond MedicineWhy European Social Democracies Enjoy Better Health Outcomes Than the United States

Beyond Medicine: Why European Social Democracies Enjoy Better Health Outcomes Than the United States

Paul V. Dutton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754555
eISBN:
9781501754586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754555.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book provides a penetrating historical analysis of why countless studies show that Americans are far less healthy than their European counterparts. The book argues that Europeans are healthier ... More

Building a High-Value Health System

Building a High-Value Health System

Rifat Atun and Gordon Moore

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197528549
eISBN:
9780197528570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528549.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Building a High-Value Health System presents a practical, general approach to designing a health system that provides comprehensive, effective, and affordable healthcare for nations across the globe. ... More

Ethics and Epidemiology

Ethics and Epidemiology

Steven S. Coughlin and Angus Dawson (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197587058
eISBN:
9780197587089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197587058.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This book will be of interest to public health professionals from various public health disciplines, bioethicists, legal scholars, and members of nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and ... More

Everybody's WarThe Politics of Aid in the Syria Crisis

Everybody's War: The Politics of Aid in the Syria Crisis

Jehan Bseiso, Michiel Hofman, and Jonathan Whittall (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197514641
eISBN:
9780197514672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514641.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This book explores the history of health care in postcolonial state-making and the fragmentation of the health system in Syria during the conflict. It analyzes the role of international humanitarian ... More

The Great Health DilemmaIs Prevention Better than Cure?

The Great Health Dilemma: Is Prevention Better than Cure?

Christopher Dye

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198853824
eISBN:
9780191888205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853824.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

The proverbial benefits of prevention over cure are self-evident—and yet we are reluctant to invest in staying healthy. Resolution of this age-old dilemma begins with a timeless truth: the benefits ... More

Increase your Brainability—and Reduce your Risk of Dementia

Increase your Brainability—and Reduce your Risk of Dementia

Charles Alessi, Larry W. Chambers, and Muir Gray

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198860341
eISBN:
9780191892516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860341.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Our experience is that many people including many members of the medical profession are confused about what happens to our brains and minds as we live longer. Consistently, they overestimate the ... More

Kidney to Share

Kidney to Share

Martha Gershun and John D., MD Lantos

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755439
eISBN:
9781501755453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755439.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book tells the story of the author's decision to donate a kidney to a stranger. The book takes readers through the complex process by which such donors are vetted to ensure that they are ... More

Pornography and Public Health

Pornography and Public Health

Emily F. Rothman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190075477
eISBN:
9780190075507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190075477.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Pornography and Public Health explores the scientific evidence that helps answer the question: “Is sexually explicit media causing epidemic harm to human health?” It situates this question in the ... More

Positive MedicineDisrupting the Future of Medical Practice

Positive Medicine: Disrupting the Future of Medical Practice

David Beaumont

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192845184
eISBN:
9780191937453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845184.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Doctors are still trained to practise to a deficit model of medicine. This book proposes an abundance model that takes the best of health and wellbeing practices, and considers all four aspects of ... More

Training for Community HealthBridging the global health care gap

Training for Community Health: Bridging the global health care gap

Anne Geniets, James O'Donovan, Niall Winters, and Laura Hakimi (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198866244
eISBN:
9780191898471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866244.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Training and supervision have been cited as integral aspects to well-functioning community health worker (CHW) programmes. However, to date no books have focused on addressing this specific topic. ... More

Uncertainty in MedicineA Framework for Tolerance

Uncertainty in Medicine: A Framework for Tolerance

Paul K.J. Han

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190270582
eISBN:
9780190270612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190270582.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book offers a multidimensional, multidisciplinary perspective on the challenging problem of uncertainty in medicine. Adopting a textbook approach to the problem, it analyzes the nature, ... More

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