Hall's Journal of Health, Vol. 7

For 1860 (Classic Reprint)

Author: W. W. Hall

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780484372220

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 316

View: 4886

Excerpt from Hall's Journal of Health, Vol. 7: For 1860 A beautiful Knickerbocker custom is it for a gentleman on New Year's day to call on his lady acquaintances as a token of respectful remembrance, intimating thereby that he desires this acquaintance to be continued, and he judges from the manner of his reception whether such a continuance would he agrees ble or not. Some ladies vouchsafe the pleasurable certainty by returning the call, the next day, to those whom they specially desire to remain their recognized friends. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Sun, Air, and Light Baths

Author: Health Research

Publisher: Health Research Books

ISBN: 9780787313111

Category:

Page: 62

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1957 a condensation from 18 medical & health books. Contents: Power of Sunlight to Give Strength; Air & Breathing; Air & Health; Air, Light & Sun Baths; Health through Sunshine; Heliotherapy; Man & Sunlight; Power of Sun & Air; Sun & Air Bathin.

Refrigeration Nation

A History of Ice, Appliances, and Enterprise in America

Author: Jonathan Rees

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421411075

Category: History

Page: 248

View: 4257

Only when the power goes off and food spoils do we truly appreciate how much we rely on refrigerators and freezers. In Refrigeration Nation, Jonathan Rees explores the innovative methods and gadgets that Americans have invented to keep perishable food cold—from cutting river and lake ice and shipping it to consumers for use in their iceboxes to the development of electrically powered equipment that ushered in a new age of convenience and health. As much a history of successful business practices as a history of technology, this book illustrates how refrigeration has changed the everyday lives of Americans and why it remains so important today. Beginning with the natural ice industry in 1806, Rees considers a variety of factors that drove the industry, including the point and product of consumption, issues of transportation, and technological advances. Rees also shows that how we obtain and preserve perishable food is related to our changing relationship with the natural world.

The Health of Sexual Minorities

Public Health Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Populations

Author: Ilan H. Meyer,Mary E. Northridge

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387313346

Category: Medical

Page: 731

View: 5630

This is the first concise handbook on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) health in the past few years. It breaks the myths, breaks the silence, and breaks new ground on this subject. This resource offers a multidimensional picture of LGBT health across clinical and social disciplines to give readers a full and nuanced understanding of these diverse populations. It contains real-world matters of definition and self-definition, meticulous analyses of stressor and health outcomes, a extensive coverage of research methodology concerns, and critical insights into the sociopolitical context of LGBT individuals’ health and lives.

Mark Twain

Author: Frederick Anderson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136211187

Category: Reference

Page: 364

View: 9424

This set comprises 40 volumes covering 19th and 20th century European and American authors. These volumes will be available as a complete set, mini boxed sets (by theme) or as individual volumes. This second set compliments the first 68 volume set of Critical Heritage published by Routledge in October 1995.

Inequalities in Health

The Evidence Presented to the Independent Inquiry Into Inequalities in Health, Chaired by Sir Donald Acheson

Author: Gordon, David,Shaw, Mary

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 1861341741

Category: Medical

Page: 262

View: 2424

The 19 papers that were submitted as evidence to the Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health Chaired by Sir Donald Acheson.

Health and Inequality

Geographical Perspectives

Author: Sarah Curtis

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761968238

Category: Science

Page: 329

View: 3796

By relating theoretical arguments to specific landscapes Sarah Curtis develops the basis for a geographical analysis of health problems and proposes a range of strategies for reducing disadvantage and societal inequalities.

Psychology for health professionals

Author: Patricia Barkway

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 072958156X

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 4333

This fully updated second edition is written specifically for health science and nursing students in Australia and New Zealand. Authored by the highly regarded Patricia Barkway, with a diverse range of expert contributors, this Elsevier e-book interprets psychology for nurses, as well as for students of paramedicine, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, public health, pharmacy, psychology, social work and midwifery. Psychology for Health Professionals 2e e-book examines essential psychological theories, placing them within a social context. Acknowledging increasing awareness that behaviour is influenced as much by external factors as biological and psychological ones, the book’s first half outlines psychological, lifespan and social theories, then applies them to contemporary health issues in later chapters. A key focus of this leading psychology e-book is examining individual personality and psychological theory within the social context of people’s lives. New content includes current, evidence-based research, references and clinical examples relevant to interdisciplinary, contemporary healthcare practice. Issues of cultural safety and awareness have been strengthened throughout; there is a new section on chronic illness and a focus on recovery. This introductory psychology e-book does not assume its readers will have prior ‘psychology’ knowledge, yet it can easily be used well beyond first-year university. Critical thinking questions Classroom activities Research focus boxes providing examples of current research and evidence-based practice Interdisciplinary case studies throughout Further resources and web links to provide further reading and research and up-to-date information, data and statistics

Mental Health Nursing E-Book

An Evidence Based Approach

Author: Rob Newell,Kevin Gournay

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702040797

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 3997

This new edition of Mental Health Nursing: an evidence-based approach has been fully updated to include the latest research-based guidance. A wide variety of client problems is covered with , so that students are assured that what they learn is underpinned by a sound evidence base for treatment, and qualified mental health nurses can be confident that their practice is informed by the most up-to-date research. Skills acquisition is emphasised and experiential exercises encourage connections between theory and practice. Based on up-to-date, evidence-based information Emphasises skills acquisition Puts the nurse's role central to mental health care Contributors and editors are national and international experts in their fields Uses experiential exercises to reinforce learning and encourage connections from theory to practice

Handbook of Health and Rehabilitation Psychology

Author: Anthony J. Goreczny

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780306449703

Category: Medical

Page: 692

View: 5019

This timely handbook disseminates current, practical information relevant to the changes in health care practice and addresses logistical issues vital to the future of the industry. Chapters provide up-to-date information that will aid practitioners and researchers in both clinical treatments and research initiatives. Renowned experts offer insights into critical topics such as: how to better market health care services; how to utilize technological advances to enhance the efficiency of clinical practice; current issues such as HIV, aging, computers, marketing, and managed mental health; and assessment of specific disorders. Innovative ways for clinicians to improve their practices are included.

Toward Equity in Health

A New Global Approach to Health Disparities

Author: Barbara C. Wallace, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826103680

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 2611

This essential collection presents a state-of-the-art framework for how workers in public health and related disciplines should conceptualize health disparities and how they should be addressed worldwide. The contributors, who are leading public health professionals, educators, and practitioners in complimentary fields advance new evidence-based models designed to mobilize and educate the next generation of research and practice. The resulting chapters articulate new theory, procedures, and policies; the legacy of racism; community-based participatory research; new internet technology; training community workers and educators; closing the education and health gap; and addressing the needs of special populations. Toward Equity in Health is an essential book for all who are working toward global health equity-whether in health education, health promotion, disease prevention, public health, the health care delivery system, or patient- and population level health.