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Social Marketing for Public Health: Global Trends and by Hong Cheng, Philip Kotler, Nancy Lee

By Hong Cheng, Philip Kotler, Nancy Lee

Social advertising and marketing for Public healthiness: worldwide tendencies and good fortune tales explores how conventional advertising ideas and strategies are getting used to extend the effectiveness of public future health courses around the globe. whereas addressing the worldwide concerns and traits in social advertising, the booklet highlights profitable future health habit switch campaigns introduced by means of governments, by way of a mix of governments, NGOs, and companies, or by means of electorate themselves in 15 international locations of 5 continents. each one bankruptcy examines a distinct, present luck tale, starting from anti-smoking campaigns to HIV-AIDS prevention; from promotions for well-being way of life to battles opposed to weight problems; and from public academic campaigns on hepatitis B to contraceptive social advertising. Contributing authors comprise best social advertising and marketing students, professional social advertising and marketing practitioners, and longtime public wellbeing and fitness pros. perfect for upper-level undergraduate and graduate classes in social advertising, public overall healthiness, future health verbal exchange, foreign advertising, foreign advertisements, client habit, and social switch, it's also an inspirational source for present public wellbeing and fitness practitioners. dialogue questions and PowerPoint slides are designed for every bankruptcy to interact the reader in studying.

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Emergency Care and the Public's Health by Pines, Jesse M.; Abualenain, Jameel; Scott, James L.;

By Pines, Jesse M.; Abualenain, Jameel; Scott, James L.; Shesser, Robert

As US health and wellbeing care platforms endure a interval of transformative switch, so too will emergency care, and extra in particular emergency departments. this variation will comprise:

  • The improvement of recent diagnostic, healing, and knowledge technologies
  • A growing to be have to organize and reply to rising public overall healthiness threats
  • The growth of the position of allied health and wellbeing pros to handle the crew crisis
  • Novel expectancies for care coordination
  • The primary economics of emergency care lower than new fee versions, and
  • The key courting with American law.

Emergency Care and the Public's Health explores the advanced function of emergency care within the context of those alterations and as an more and more important section of healthiness care structures either inside and out of doors the US.

From knowledgeable emergency drugs workforce, this new name is a reference for emergency care and demanding care services, allied healthiness execs and sanatorium directors. it's also for appropriate for public coverage and healthcare coverage professionals.

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Aids Rhetoric and Medical Knowledge by Alex Preda

By Alex Preda

Interpreting the formation of medical wisdom concerning the AIDS epidemic within the Eighties, Alex Preda highlights the metaphors, narratives, and classifications which framed clinical hypotheses in regards to the nature of the infectious agent and its transmission. Preda compares those arguments with these utilized in the medical research of SARS. He demonstrates how clinical wisdom approximately epidemics is formed via cultural narratives and different types of social concept via a close overview of biomedical courses.

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Radioactive Aerosols, Volume 12 by Constantin Papastefanou

By Constantin Papastefanou

Every time radioactivity is published to the ambience, for instance via the detonation of nuclear guns or the trying out of nuclear guns or from nuclear reactor injuries that fraction of it which is still airborne for quite a lot of hours is vulnerable to be hooked up to aerosol debris. The ensuing radioactive aerosols are carried through atmospheric blending approaches till they settle out or are scavenged via precipitation. The radiation publicity pathway of utmost situation to people is by means of inhalation of aerosols and their deposition within the respiration tract. during this context, you will need to observe that radioactive aerosols are in most cases of common beginning alos. specifically, the linked radionuclides will be of common terrestrial starting place, equivalent to the decay items of radon fuel, or they could e cosmogenic, comparable to beryllium-7. The publicity of miners of uranium and different ores and minerals to radon and its aerosol-borne decay items is of significant importance. The e-book describes the formation of aerosols, their aerodynamic measurement distribution, their atmospheric place of dwelling time, their sampling and dimension, the diversity of radioactive aerosols came across and studied so far, together with man-made nuclides and radon decay items and their interplay with guy, together with deposition within the lung and next overall healthiness results.

* complex point technology guide for researchers, scientists and lecturers
* Covers all facets of radiation publicity in people, together with next well-being implications
* offers the newest findings and research during this hugely topical region

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Beneficial Microorganisms in Medical and Health Applications by Min-Tze Liong

By Min-Tze Liong

This quantity is dedicated to the appliance of microorganisms in scientific therapy and future health safeguard. subject matters mentioned comprise the function of probiotics in immune modulation, in prevention of influenza, and in atopic dermatitis. extra chapters disguise facets similar to the relation of the intestine microbiome and pressure, the immune procedure, the legislation of irritation, the advantages of Bifidobacterium for babies, and bacteriocin in scientific functions, in addition to using in vitro types of the gastrointestinal tract, omics techniques for concentrating on microbial wellbeing and fitness capability and the construction of hepatitis B vaccines.

This quantity may be of specific curiosity to scientists operating within the fields of medical drugs, utilized microbiology, pharmacy and public health.

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The Development of Coping: Stress, Neurophysiology, Social by Ellen A. Skinner, Melanie J. Zimmer-Gembeck

By Ellen A. Skinner, Melanie J. Zimmer-Gembeck

This e-book lines the improvement of coping from beginning to rising maturity by way of development a conceptual and empirical bridge among coping and the improvement of rules and resilience. It deals a finished evaluate of the demanding situations dealing with the developmental research of coping, together with the heritage of the idea that, opinions of present coping theories and study, and reports of age ameliorations and adjustments in coping in the course of early life and early life. It integrates a number of strands of state-of-the-art thought and study, together with paintings at the improvement of tension neurophysiology, attachment, emotion rules, and government functions.
In addition, chapters music how coping develops, ranging from start and following its growth throughout a number of qualitative shifts in the course of formative years and early life. The ebook identifies components that form the advance of coping, targeting the consequences of underlying neurobiological adjustments, social relationships, and annoying stories. Qualitative shifts are emphasised and explanatory components spotlight a number of access issues for the analysis of difficulties and implementation of remedial and preventive interventions.
Topics featured during this textual content include:

  • Developmental conceptualizations of coping, similar to motion legislation below stress.
  • Neurophysiological advancements that underlie age-related shifts in coping.
  • How coping is formed by means of early adversity, temperament, and attachment.
  • How parenting and kinfolk components have an effect on the advance of coping.
  • The position of coping within the improvement of psychopathology and resilience.

The improvement of Coping is a must have source for researchers, professors, and graduate scholars in addition to clinicians and similar execs in developmental, medical baby, and college psychology, public health and wellbeing, counseling, character and social psychology, and neurophysiological psychology in addition to prevention and intervention science.

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The New Profile of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Russia: A by The Institute of Medicine and the Russian Academy of Medical

By The Institute of Medicine and the Russian Academy of Medical Science

An envisioned 2 billion humans, one 3rd of the worldwide inhabitants, are contaminated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium that explanations tuberculosis. unfold in the course of the air, this infectious illness killed 1.7 million in 2009, and is the top killer of individuals with HIV. Tuberculosis (TB) is additionally a sickness of poverty--the overwhelming majority of tuberculosis deaths ensue within the constructing international. Exacerbating the devastation attributable to TB is the turning out to be probability of drug-resistant types of the illness in lots of components of the area. Drug-resistant tuberculosis offers a couple of major demanding situations by way of controlling its unfold, diagnosing sufferers speedy and appropriately, and utilizing medicinal drugs to regard sufferers successfully. In Russia in fresh a long time, the increase of those traces of TB, immune to usual antibiotic remedy, has been exacerbated through the prevalence of social, political, and fiscal upheavals. The Institute of drugs (IOM) discussion board on Drug Discovery, improvement, and Translation, along with the Russian Academy of clinical Sciences held a workshop to debate how one can struggle the turning out to be probability of drug-resistant TB. This booklet provides info from specialists at the nature of this possibility and the way it may be addressed via exploring a number of remedy and diagnostic techniques.

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Violence in America: A Public Health Approach by Mark L. Rosenberg, Mary Ann Fenley

By Mark L. Rosenberg, Mary Ann Fenley

Harm is the top reason for years of strength lifestyles misplaced within the usa, and one 3rd of all deadly accidents are as a result intentional accidents or violence. this present day, public healthiness officers have pointed out violence as related in value and influence to such past epidemics as smallpox, tuberculosis, and syphilis. This quantity deals a landmark review of the matter of violence from a public health and wellbeing standpoint. Its goals is either to explain what's recognized approximately violence in our society, and to steer the way in which in the direction of concerning wellbeing and fitness execs in either research and motion. The authors, all across the world identified specialists of their fields, study baby, wife, and elder abuse; sexual attack and rape; suicide; assaultive violence; and murder. to every subject they convey an research of key matters in epidemiology, causal and hazard elements, results, and interventions. This well timed paintings may be a invaluable source for public future health pros, criminologists, sociologists, social employees, educators, and all these desirous about violence in our groups.

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Decolonizing International Health: India and Southeast Asia, by S. Amrith

By S. Amrith

This ebook deals a heritage of foreign public health and wellbeing spanning the colonial and post-colonial eras. the amount makes a speciality of India and the transnational networks connecting advancements in India with Southeast Asia, and the broader international and contributes to debates on nationalism, internationalism and technology in an age of decolonization.

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