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ScreeningEvidence and practice

Screening: Evidence and practice

Angela E. Raffle and J. A. Muir Gray

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199214495
eISBN:
9780191723742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214495.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book presents a wealth of experience derived from improvements in UK screening over recent years and it covers all aspects of screening. The first four chapters of the book deal with concepts, ... More

Setting Limits FairlyCan we learn to share medical resources?

Setting Limits Fairly: Can we learn to share medical resources?

Norman Daniels and James E. Sabin

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149364
eISBN:
9780199865123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149364.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The central idea for this book is that we lack consensus on principles for allocating resources and, in the absence of such a consensus, we must rely on a fair decision-making process for setting ... More

Shared Decision Making in Health CareAchieving evidence-based patient choice

Shared Decision Making in Health Care: Achieving evidence-based patient choice

Glyn Elwyn, Adrian Edwards, and Rachel Thompson (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198723448
eISBN:
9780191790096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723448.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In the past decade, the relationship between patient choice and clinical decision making has been seen as increasingly significant by healthcare systems around the globe. This 3rd edition of Shared ... More

Shattered Dreams?An Oral History of the South African AIDS Epidemic

Shattered Dreams?: An Oral History of the South African AIDS Epidemic

Gerald M. Oppenheimer and Ronald Bayer

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307306
eISBN:
9780199863976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307306.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book is an oral history of how committed doctors and nurses in South Africa struggled to ride the tiger of the world's most catastrophic AIDS epidemic. Based on more than 250 hours of interviews ... More

Sick SocietiesResponding to the global challenge of chronic disease

Sick Societies: Responding to the global challenge of chronic disease

David Stuckler and Karen Siegel (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199574407
eISBN:
9780191731204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574407.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability worldwide. Within the next few decades, the burden of chronic disease will more than triple, with the greatest rises occurring in ... More

Silent VictoriesThe History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

John W. Ward and Christian Warren (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Americans' health improved dramatically over the 20th century. Public health programs for disease and injury prevention were responsible for much of this advance. Over the century, America's public ... More

Sleep, Health and SocietyFrom Aetiology to Public Health

Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Francesco P. Cappuccio, Michelle A. Miller, and Steven W. Lockley (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Sleep disturbances and sleep deprivation are common in modern society. Increasingly, populations have been subjected to a steady constant decline in the number of hours devoted to sleep, due to ... More

Social Determinants of Health

Social Determinants of Health

Michael Marmot and Richard Wilkinson (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198565895
eISBN:
9780191723988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565895.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The health of populations is related to features of society and its social and economic organization. This crucial fact provides the basis for effective policy-making for improving population health. ... More

Social Inequalities in HealthNew evidence and policy implications

Social Inequalities in Health: New evidence and policy implications

Johannes Siegrist and Michael Marmot (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568162
eISBN:
9780191724107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568162.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health inequalities according to people's social standing are persisting, or even growing, in modern societies. Recent decades have revealed evidence of strong variations in life expectancy, both ... More

Social Injustice and Public Health

Social Injustice and Public Health

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The aim of this book is to offer a comprehensive approach to understanding social injustice and its impact on public health. Part I explores the nature of social injustice and its adverse effects on ... More

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