Download Medicine that Walks: Disease, Medicine, and Canadian Plains by Maureen K. Lux PDF

By Maureen K. Lux

In this seminal paintings, Maureen Lux takes factor with the 'biological invasion' idea of the effect of sickness on Plains Aboriginal humans. She demanding situations the view that Aboriginal drugs was once helpless to house the ailments introduced via eu novices and that Aboriginal humans accordingly surrendered their spirituality to Christianity. organic invasion, Lux argues, used to be observed via army, cultural, and monetary invasions, which, mixed with the lack of the bison herds and compelled cost on reserves, resulted in inhabitants decline. The illnesses killing the Plains humans weren't contagious epidemics however the grinding illnesses of poverty, malnutrition, and overcrowding.

"Medicine That Walks" offers a grim social historical past of drugs over the flip of the century. It strains the connection among the unwell and the good, from the Eighties whilst Aboriginal humans have been perceived as a vanishing race doomed to extinction, to the Forties once they got here to be visible as a disorder risk to the Canadian public. Drawing on archival fabric, ethnography, archaeology, epidemiology, ethnobotany, and oral histories, Lux describes how bureaucrats, missionaries, and especially physicians defined the excessive dying premiums and persevered ailing well-being of the Plains humans within the quasi-scientific language of racial evolution that inferred the survival of the fittest. The Plains people's poverty and sick health and wellbeing have been obvious as either an inevitable degree within the fight for 'civilization' and as extra proof that assimilation was once the one route to solid overall healthiness.

The humans lived and coped with a merciless set of situations, yet they survived, largely simply because they continuously demanded a job of their personal future health and restoration. Painstakingly researched and convincingly argued, this paintings will switch our realizing of an important period in western Canadian history.

Winner of the 2001 Clio Award, Prairies area, offered by way of the Canadian historic organization, and the 2002 Jason A. Hannah Medal

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Download Healthy, Wealthy or Wise?: Issues in American Health Care by David W Stewart PDF

By David W Stewart

This ebook makes a speciality of the issues in America's future health care approach that experience built over the last 30 years and that may be with us for the subsequent 30 years. It is going past mind-numbing quantitative facts to probe the underlying explanations of the nation's problems. 3 huge questions are addressed: Why are health and wellbeing care bills within the usa better than somewhere else? What has to be performed to convey down bills with no reducing caliber? Is the US doing sufficient approximately examine, prevention, and public information?

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Download Health Communication: From Theory to Practice (Jossey-Bass by Renata Schiavo PDF

By Renata Schiavo

Now in its moment version, Health verbal exchange: From thought to Practice presents a finished creation to concept, intervention layout, present concerns, and detailed subject matters in overall healthiness communique. The booklet additionally represents a hands-on advisor to software improvement, implementation, and overview. This moment variation extra emphasizes the significance of a people-centered and participatory method of health and wellbeing conversation interventions, which takes into consideration key social determinants of future health in addition to the interconnection of assorted well-being and social fields.  While protecting a robust specialize in the significance of behavioral, social, and organizational effects as key results of healthiness communique interventions, this moment variation additionally comprises new or up-to-date details, theoretical types, assets, and case experiences on:

  • Health equity
  • Urban health
  • New media
  • Emergency and chance communication
  • Strategic partnerships in well-being communication
  • Policy conversation and public advocacy
  • Cultural competence
  • Health literacy
  • The overview of overall healthiness conversation interventions

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Download Quellenbuch zur krankenpflegerischen Tätigkeit der Basler by Gabriela Hofstetter PDF

By Gabriela Hofstetter

...“aber trotzdem ist der Dienst an den Kranken wohl der herrlichste, den es gibt.“.
Fremdes und Vertrautes, das waren lebensbestimmende rationale der Basler Missionskrankenschwestern, die als unverheiratete Frauen einen Teil ihres Lebens in fernen Ländern verbrachten und Grenzen überschritten, in einer Zeit, in welcher der Grenzstein für Frauen genau markiert struggle. Mutig und entschlossen stellten sie sich den Herausforderungen im fremden Land und wurden in der Regel auch nicht enttäuscht, im Gegenteil sie vollbrachten “aussergewöhnliches”.
Dieses Quellenbuch eröffnet den Zugang zu diesem wichtigen kapitel der Pflegegschichte. Gleichzeitig mit den missionarischen Quellen werden Originaltexte über die krankenpflegerische Tätigkeit von Missionskrankenschwestern vorgestellt. In der Tat sind entsprechende Untersuchungen zu diesem Thema bis heute rar. Trotz des expliziten Bezuges zu Missionskrankenschwestern geht es nicht eigentlich darum, ausschliesslich „Frauenquellen“ darzustellen. Der Zugang zu den Frauen erschliesst sich vielmehr auf indirektem Weg über die Männer; deshalb werden „Männerquellen“ genauso berücksichtigt.
Somit geben die hier ausgewählten, verschiedenen Originaldokumente einen guten Einblick in die Geschichte und den Werdegang von Missionskrankenschwestern.
Das Buch eignet sich hervorrragend für die Arbeit in Wissenschaft, Schule und Ausbildung.

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Download The Quality Cure: How Focusing on Health Care Quality Can by David Cutler PDF

By David Cutler

within the usa, the hovering expense of future health care has develop into an financial drag and a political flashpoint. in addition, even supposing the country's clinical spending is larger than that of the other state, healthiness results are not any larger than in other places, and now and again are even worse. In The caliber Cure, well known wellbeing and fitness care economist and previous Obama consultant David Cutler deals an obtainable and incisive account of the problems and their reasons, in addition to a street map for the way forward for future health care reform—one that indicates how info know-how, realigned fee structures, and value-focused companies jointly have the ability to solve this likely intractable challenge and remodel the USA wellbeing and fitness care procedure into person who is reasonable, effective, and effective.

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Download Doctor’s Office Computer Prep Kit by F.R. Jelovsek PDF

By F.R. Jelovsek

Rick lelovsek is likely one of the "old timers" in machine drugs, constructing and utilizing desktops for over 15 years. At Duke collage, he constructed one of many first automatic clinical documents for obstetrics and gynecology and collaborated with Drs. Stead and Hammond within the improvement of billing and accounting platforms. A founding member and present officer of the yankee organization for scientific platforms and Informatics (AAMSI), he heads up and writes a quarterly e-newsletter for a unique curiosity team in desktops for the yankee university of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. he's a real (medical) "computernik." . i used to be requested as a opt to evaluation his manuscript and recommend any wanted alterations sooner than it was once despatched to a writer. (He was once now not at the moment making plans to ship it to Springer-Verlag.) analyzing it was once a type of pleasures I frequently go together with a assessment article that eventually explains these issues a few topic that i used to be conscious of yet by no means fairly understood. i used to be accustomed to perform billing, for instance, yet did not relatively understand the whys and hows of all of it. Doctor's workplace Com­ puter Prep package has crammed the gaps in my wisdom with great detail.

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Download Preventing Medication Errors: Quality Chasm Series by Committee on Identifying and Preventing Medication PDF

By Committee on Identifying and Preventing Medication Errors,Philip Aspden,Julie Wolcott,J. Lyle Bootman,Linda R. Cronenwett,Board on Health Care Services,Institute of Medicine

In 1996 the Institute of medication introduced the standard Chasm sequence, a sequence of news all in favour of assessing and bettering the nation’s caliber of overall healthiness care. fighting medicine blunders is the most recent quantity within the sequence. Responding to the major messages in prior volumes of the series—To Err Is Human (2000), Crossing the standard Chasm (2001), and sufferer security (2004)—this ebook units forth an schedule for making improvements to the security of medicine use. It starts off via delivering an outline of the method for drug improvement, rules, distribution, and use. Preventing drugs Errors additionally examines the peer-reviewed literature at the prevalence and the price of drugs mistakes and the effectiveness of blunders prevention recommendations. offering facts that might foster the aid of drugs mistakes, the e-book offers motion agendas detailing the measures had to enhance the security of medicine use in either the quick- and long term. sufferers, basic future health care companies, future health care companies, buyers of staff healthiness care, legislators, and people affiliated with delivering medicinal drugs and medicine- comparable services and products will make the most of this consultant to decreasing medicine errors.

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Download Bipolare Störungen (Behandlungspfade für die ambulante by Denise Kästner,Dorothea Büchtemann,Steffi PDF

By Denise Kästner,Dorothea Büchtemann,Steffi Giersberg,Christian Koch,Anke Bramesfeld,Jörn Moock,Wolfram Kawohl,Wulf Rössler

Die Versorgungssituation in Deutschland weist für Menschen mit bipolaren Störungen deutliche Defizite auf und entspricht häufig nicht den Bedürfnissen der Patienten und ihrer Angehörigen. Der Behandlungspfad Bipolare Störungen stellt ein ambulantes Versorgungsmodell für eine leitliniengerechte und schnittstellenübergreifende Behandlung bipolarer Patienten vor. Ziele dabei sind, Abläufe zu standardisieren, zu koordinieren und Transparenz zu schaffen für Leistungserbringer und Patienten. Der Behandlungspfad ist ein innovatives device zur Verbesserung der Therapie von an bipolaren Störungen erkrankten Menschen.

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Download Pharmaceutical Market Access in Emerging Markets by Güvenç Koçkaya,Albert Wertheimer PDF

By Güvenç Koçkaya,Albert Wertheimer

The definition of industry entry was once first said by way of the area alternate association as “to open markets for alternate and increase transparency, reciprocity, and non-discrimination in overseas trade”. Pharmaceutical marketplace entry is diverse and will be: attaining the optimum fee for a services or products and/or greatest repayment for the licensed goal inhabitants with out regulations on investment for the scientific expertise. incidentally, industry entry is not just the industry authorization, because it additionally contains overlapping actions like pricing, wellbeing and fitness know-how overview, formulary, and reimbursement.
Market entry is among the most vital actions for pharmaceutical businesses and rising nations symbolize a huge chance for launching new items. It used to be mentioned that CAGR used to be 6.0% within the interval 2011-2017, and anticipated revenues exceeding 1.1 trillion USD by way of 2017 for rising international locations. moreover, CAGR 2008-2012 for lately introduced prescribed drugs have been 9.8% for rising international locations and 1.5% for the pinnacle eight built countries.
The industry entry techniques within the most crucial rising nations within the chosen areas are outlined during this booklet with the purpose to aid neighborhood specialists, neighborhood govt officials, headquarter managements, and everybody who are looking to study extra approximately healthcare process and wellbeing and fitness rules pathways of industry entry, mapping and constitution of determination makers, demanding situations and catalyzers for industry entry within the rising countries.

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