The Built Environment and Public Health

The Built Environment and Public Health

  • Author : Russell P. Lopez
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Medical
  • Total Pages : 432
  • ISBN-10 : 1118122127
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The Built Environment and Public Health The Built Environment and Public Health explores the impact on our health of the environments we build for ourselves, and how public health and urban planning can work together to build settings that that promote healthy living. This comprehensive text covers origins and foundations of the built environment as a public health focus and its joint history with urban planning, transportation and land use, infrastructure and natural disasters, assessment tools, indoor air quality, water quality, food security, health disparities, mental health, social capital, and environmental justice. The Built Environment and Public Health explores such timely issues as: Basics of the built environment and evidence for its influences How urban planning and public health intersect How infrastructure improvements can address chronic diseases and conditions Meeting the challenges of natural disasters Policies to promote walking and mass transit Approaches to assess and improve air quality and our water supply Policies that improve food security and change how Americans get their food How the built environment can address needs of vulnerable populations Evidence-based design practices for hospitals and health care facilities Mental health, stressors, and health care environments Theories and programs to improve social capital of low-income communities How the built environment addresses issues of health equity and environmental justice This important textbook and resource includes chapter learning objectives, summaries, questions for discussion, and listings of key terms. Companion Web site: www.josseybass.com/go/lopez

Team Leadership and Partnering in Nursing and Health Care

Team Leadership and Partnering in Nursing and Health Care [Cynthia Armstrong Persily, PhD, RN, FAAN]

  • Author : Cynthia Armstrong Persily, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Medical
  • Total Pages : 272
  • ISBN-10 : 0826199895
"I enjoyed this book. It provides excellent information on the current use of healthcare teams and partnerships. It is a worthwhile resource for anyone int … GET BOOK
Learning & Behavior

Learning & Behavior [James E. Mazur]

  • Author : James E. Mazur
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Psychology
  • Total Pages : 392
  • ISBN-10 : 1315450267
This book reviews how people and animals learn and how their behaviors are changed as a result of learning. It describes the most important principles, the … GET BOOK
Crossing the Quality Chasm

Crossing the Quality Chasm [Institute of Medicine,Committee on Quality of Health Care in America]

  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on Quality of Health Care in America
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Medical
  • Total Pages : 360
  • ISBN-10 : 9780309132961
Second in a series of publications from the Institute of Medicine's Quality of Health Care in America project Today's health care providers have more resea … GET BOOK
Preventing Medication Errors

Preventing Medication Errors [Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Care Services,Committee on Identifying and Preventing Medication Errors]

  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Care Services,Committee on Identifying and Preventing Medication Errors
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Medical
  • Total Pages : 480
  • ISBN-10 : 9780309133739
In 1996 the Institute of Medicine launched the Quality Chasm Series, a series of reports focused on assessing and improving the nation’s quality of … GET BOOK
Dorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations E-Book

Dorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations E-Book [Dorland]

  • Author : Dorland
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Medical
  • Total Pages : 488
  • ISBN-10 : 0323442544
Medical acronyms and abbreviations offer convenience, but those countless shortcuts can often be confusing. Now a part of the popular Dorland’s suite of … GET BOOK
Management in Physical Therapy Practices

Management in Physical Therapy Practices [Catherine G Page]

  • Author : Catherine G Page
  • Publisher : F.A. Davis
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Medical
  • Total Pages : 308
  • ISBN-10 : 0803642121
That’s why we’ve provided wisdom you won’t find in any other Management text—practical business principles and perspectives for all types of clinic … GET BOOK
Design of Wood Structures- ASD/LRFD, Eighth Edition

Design of Wood Structures- ASD/LRFD, Eighth Edition [Donald E. Breyer,Kelly Cobeen]

  • Author : Donald E. Breyer,Kelly Cobeen
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Total Pages : 1008
  • ISBN-10 : 1260128687
The leading wood design reference—thoroughly revised with the latest codes and data Fully updated to cover the latest techniques and standards, the eight … GET BOOK
Health Promotion in Practice

Health Promotion in Practice [Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin,Joan Arnold]

  • Author : Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin,Joan Arnold
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 2012-12-04
  • Category: Medical
  • Total Pages : 450
  • ISBN-10 : 0787984515
Health Promotion in Practice is a practice-driven text thattranslates theories of health promotion into a step-by-stepclinical approach for engaging with c … GET BOOK