Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors
by Alan D. Lopez, Colin D. Mathers, Majid Ezzati
Publisher: World Bank Publications 2006
Number of pages: 552
This volume is a single up-to-date source on the entire global epidemiology of diseases, injuries and risk factors with a comprehensive statement of methods and a complete presentation of results. It includes refined methods to assess data, ensure epidemiological consistency, and summarize the disease burden. Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors examines the comparative importance of diseases, injuries, and risk factors; it incorporates a range of new data sources to develop consistent estimates of incidence, prevalence, severity and duration, and mortality for 136 major diseases and injuries.
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by William B. Schwartz - University of California Press
An easy guide to the background of medical therapy and health care delivery, with an extrapolation to the future. Recommended to anyone concerned with health policy and also to practicing doctors who can learn where they fit in the scheme of things.
by Mike Bresnen, et al. - Routledge
The book seeks to draw a number of important and grounded lessons about how management networks influence the spread of management knowledge and practice and how management training relates to the needs of managers facing challenging conditions.
by G. Graffigna, S. Barello, S. Triberti - De Gruyter Open
Patient engagement is a key priority today to innovate healthcare services delivery and to make it more effective. The experience of engagement is a key qualifier of the exchange between the demand and the supply process of healthcare services.
- World Health Organization
WHO is launching a global report on chronic diseases, which presents the latest scientific information and makes the case for increased and urgent action for chronic disease prevention and control. The report reviews the burden of chronic diseases.