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Understanding and Using Health ExperiencesImproving patient care

Understanding and Using Health Experiences: Improving patient care

Sue Ziebland, Angela Coulter, Joseph D. Calabrese, and Louise Locock (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665372
eISBN:
9780191748585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665372.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Narrative interviewing is an approach to eliciting people’s accounts, or stories, of their experiences. Widely used in social science research, it has gained prominence in health research since the ... More

Unequal OpportunityHealth Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Richard J. Wolitski, Ron Stall, and Ronald O. Valdiserri (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Most public health students, academicians, and practitioners readily recognize the association between racial/ethnic minority status and the disproportionate burden of preventable disease in the ... More

Urban HealthCombating Disparities with Local Data

Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Steven Whitman, Ami Shah, and Maureen Benjamins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The 1980s opened a discussion of the varying nature of health in different segments of the United States. Falling under the rubric of ‘health disparities’, a great deal of research has been published ... More

Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Improve Health CareOpportunities and barriers

Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Improve Health Care: Opportunities and barriers

Peter J. Neumann

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171860
eISBN:
9780199865345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171860.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

It is widely agreed that cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) could shed light on ways for the U.S. health care system to achieve better value. However, to date American policy makers have largely ... More

War and Public Health

War and Public Health

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book has two main purposes. The first is to provide a systemic survey of information on the direct and indirect consequences of war on public health and the roles that health professionals and ... More

What Determines Harm from Addictive Substances and Behaviours?

What Determines Harm from Addictive Substances and Behaviours?

Lucy Gell, Gerhard Bühringer, Jane McLeod, Sarah Forberger, John Holmes, Anne Lingford-Hughes, and Petra S. Meier (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198746683
eISBN:
9780191808982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746683.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book presents the work of an interdisciplinary research team operating within the framework of a large European research project (ALICE RAP). The overall aim of ALICE RAP is to provide new ... More

Where's the Evidence?Debates in Modern Medicine

Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

William A. Silverman

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The chapters in this book focus on problems ignored. This book is a collection of critical and controversial chapters on intractable ethical issues and evidence-based problems in modern medicine. ... More

Work, Worklessness, and the Political Economy of Health

Work, Worklessness, and the Political Economy of Health

Clare Bambra

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588299
eISBN:
9780191731372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588299.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

We are told that ‘work is good for us’ and that ill-health is caused by ‘individual lifestyles’. Drawing on research from public health, social policy, epidemiology, geography, and political science, ... More

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