Public health & preventive medicine

    Applied Communicable Disease Control

    By Liza Cragg

    Paperback £27.95

    Understanding Public Health is an innovative series published by Open University Press in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, where it is used as a key learning resource for postgraduate programmes. It provides self-directed learning covering the major issues in public health affecting low-, middle- and...

    Understanding West Africa\'s Ebola Epidemic: Towards a Political Economy

    Paperback £19.45

    A comprehensive critique of the socio-economic issues revealed by the world's deadliest outbreak of the Ebola virus.

    Models of Obesity

    By Stanley J. Ulijaszek

    Hardback £53.15

    Taking a comparative approach, this book investigates the ways that obesity and its susceptibilities are framed in science and policy and how they might work better. Providing a clear, authoritative voice on the debate, the author builds on early work to engage further in ecological and complexity thinking in obesity.

    Food Allergies: A Complete Guide for Eating When Your Life Depends on It

    By Scott H. Sicherer

    Paperback £16.06

    Sicherer reviews food reactions that are not allergic such as lactose intolerance and celiac disease, advises how to get adequate nutrition when you must avoid dietary staples, and discusses whether allergies ever go away they do-and sometimes they return.

    The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition: 8th edition

    By Anita Bean

    Paperback £17.65

    The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition is the definitive practical handbook for anyone wanting a performance advantage. This fully updated and revised edition incorporates the latest cutting-edge research. Written by one of the country's most respected sports nutritionists, it provides the latest research and information to help you succeed. This...

    Aesthetic Experience of Dying

    By Veronica M. F. Adamson

    Paperback £32.17

    Structured around a personal account of the illness and death of the author's partner, Jane, this book explores how something hard to bear became a threshold to a world of insight and discovery. Drawing on German Idealism and Jane's own research in the area, The Aesthetic Experience of Dying looks...

    Ewles & Simnett's Promoting Health

    By Angela Scriven

    Paperback Save £2.30 = £25.69

    Promoting Health: A Practical Guide continues to offer health promotion workers with an essential guide to day-to-day planning and service delivery in a variety of different areas of practice.

    Public Health Perspectives on Depressive Disorders

    Paperback £32.06

    The third and longest part addresses the vulnerability of diverse groups to depressive illness and underscore best practices to mitigate risk while improving both the preventive and therapeutic armamentaria.

    Contraception: Your Questions Answered

    By Anne MacGregor

    Paperback Save £3.66 = £32.33

    This seventh edition has been completely revised and updated, incorporating relevant WHO and national guidance documents: therefore imparting best evidence-based practice for all methods. Combined oral contraceptives COCs Based on the long-established evidence that 7 days of routinely not-taking pills in each cycle is too long for maintained ovarian suppression...

    Rats, Lice and History

    By Hans Zinsser

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

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