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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

Closing Death's DoorLegal Innovations to End the Epidemic of Healthcare Harm

Closing Death's Door: Legal Innovations to End the Epidemic of Healthcare Harm

Michael J. Saks and Stephan Landsman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190667986
eISBN:
9780197519974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190667986.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Closing Death’s Door explores innovative legal strategies to address the challenge of medical error. In the United States today, several hundred thousand patients die in hospitals each year because ... More

The Contagion Next Time

The Contagion Next Time

Sandro Galea

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197576427
eISBN:
9780197576458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576427.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In a few short months, COVID-19 devastated the world and, in particular, the United States. Yet America was already in poor health before COVID-19 appeared. Racism, marginalization, socioeconomic ... More

Ecosocial Theory, Embodied Truths, and the People's Health

Ecosocial Theory, Embodied Truths, and the People's Health

Nancy Krieger

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197510728
eISBN:
9780197510759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510728.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This book employs the ecosocial theory of disease distribution to combine critical political and economic analysis with a deep engagement with biology, in societal, ecological, and historical ... 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

Fix ITSee and solve the problems of digital healthcare

Fix IT: See and solve the problems of digital healthcare

Harold Thimbleby

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198861270
eISBN:
9780191893339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861270.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

We can’t get healthcare without computers. This book shows that digital healthcare is riskier than you thought. Until digital healthcare improves, digital risk means that patients will be harmed ... More

An Introduction to Global Health DeliveryPractice, Equity, Human Rights

An Introduction to Global Health Delivery: Practice, Equity, Human Rights

Joia Mukherjee

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197607251
eISBN:
9780197607282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197607251.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

What has called so many young people to the field of global health is the passion to be a force for change, to work on the positive side of globalization, and to be part of a movement for human ... 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

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