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    Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    By Institute of Medicine

    Paperback £35.61

    Myalgic encephalomyelitis ME and chronic fatigue syndrome CFS are serious, debilitating conditions that affect millions of people in the United States and around the world. ME/CFS can cause significant impairment and disability. Despite substantial efforts by researchers to better understand ME/CFS, there is no known cause or effective treatment. Diagnosing...

    Psychosocial Interventions for Mental and Substance Use Diso

    By Institute of Medicine

    Paperback £31.36

    Mental health and substance use disorders affect approximately 20 percent of Americans and are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Although a wide range of evidence-based psychosocial interventions are currently in use, most consumers of mental health care find it difficult to know whether they are receiving high-quality care. Although...

    Ovarian Cancers: Evolving Paradigms in Research and Care

    By Institute of Medicine

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    In an era of promising advances in cancer research, there are considerable and even alarming gaps in the fundamental knowledge and understanding of ovarian cancer. Researchers now know that ovarian cancer is not a single disease--several distinct subtypes exist with different origins, risk factors, genetic mutations, biological behaviors, and prognoses....

    Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques

    By Institute of Medicine

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    Mitochondrial replacement techniques MRTs are designed to prevent the transmission of mitochondrial DNA mtDNA diseases from mother to child. While MRTs, if effective, could satisfy a desire of women seeking to have a genetically related child without the risk of passing on mtDNA disease, the technique raises significant ethical and...

    Vital Signs: Core Metrics for Health and Health Care Progress

    By Institute of Medicine

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    Thousands of measures are in use today to assess health and health care in the United States. Although many of these measures provide useful information, their usefulness in either gauging or guiding performance improvement in health and health care is seriously limited by their sheer number, as well as their...

    Transforming Health Care Scheduling and Access

    By Institute of Medicine

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    According to Transforming Health Care Scheduling and Access, long waits for treatment are a function of the disjointed manner in which most health systems have evolved to accommodate the needs and the desires of doctors and administrators, rather than those of patients. The result is a health care system that...

    Measuring the Impact of Interprofessional Education on Colla

    By Institute of Medicine

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    Interprofessional teamwork and collaborative practice are emerging as key elements of efficient and productive work in promoting health and treating patients. The vision for these collaborations is one where different health and/or social professionals share a team identity and work closely together to solve problems and improve delivery of care....

    Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Communities After Disast

    By Institute of Medicine

    Paperback £44.96

    In the devastation that follows a major disaster, there is a need for multiple sectors to unite and devote new resources to support the rebuilding of infrastructure, the provision of health and social services, the restoration of care delivery systems, and other critical recovery needs. In some cases, billions of...

    Educating the Student Body: Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School

    By Institute of Medicine

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    Reviews the status of physical activity and physical education in the school environment, including before, during, and after school. This book examines the influences of physical activity and physical education on the short and long term physical, cognitive and brain, and psychosocial health and development of children and adolescents.

    Crisis Standards of Care: A Toolkit for Indicators and Triggers

    By Institute of Medicine

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    Disasters and public health emergencies can stress health care systems to the breaking point and disrupt delivery of vital medical services. This book examines indicators and triggers that guide the implementation of crisis standards of care.

    Strategies to Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival: A Time to Act

    By Institute of Medicine

    Paperback £44.96

    Cardiac arrest can strike a seemingly healthy individual of any age, race, ethnicity, or gender at any time in any location, often without warning. Cardiac arrest is the third leading cause of death in the United States, following cancer and heart disease. Four out of five cardiac arrests occur in...

    Public Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Age of Legal Access to Tobacco Products

    By Institute of Medicine

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    Tobacco use by adolescents and young adults poses serious concerns. Nearly all adults who have ever smoked daily first tried a cigarette before 26 years of age. Current cigarette use among adults is highest among persons aged 21 to 25 years. The parts of the brain most responsible for cognitive...

    The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine: Science, Governance, and the Pursuit of Cures

    By Institute of Medicine

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    The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine CIRM was created in 2005 by The California Stem Cell Research and Cures Act Proposition 71 to distribute $3 billion in state funds for stem cell research. The passage of Proposition 71 by the voters of California occurred at a time when federal funding...

    Evaluating Obesity Prevention Efforts: A Plan for Measuring Progress

    By Institute of Medicine

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    Obesity poses one of the greatest public health challenges of the 21st century, creating serious health, economic, and social consequences for individuals and society. This book offers a framework that can provide guidance for systematic and routine planning, implementation, and evaluation of the advancement of obesity prevention efforts.

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