Public Health

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  • Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine, 15th Edition

    Robert B. Wallace, MD, MSc, BSM, Editor

    WATCH FOR NEW EDITION OF THIS TITLE EXPECTED IN AUGUST 2021

    An extensive, in-depth look at public health and preventive medicine topics from experts in the field.

    This trusted one-stop resource is a completely up-to-date, all-in-one public health and preventive medicine guide. Sponsored by the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine and edited and written by well-respected authorities in the range of topics covered, the new edition is also an outstanding guide to additional resources of information in preparing for the board exam in preventative medicine and public health. Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine has been completely updated to encompass many new diseases, conditions, and policy issues that continue to dramatically shape-and expand the influence of-public health and preventive medicine. 

    Publication Date 2008
    Format Hardcover, 1367 pages
    Product Code 19092
    Price: $301.00 More Info
  • Occupational and Environmental Health, Seventh Edition

    Edited by Barry S. Levy, David H. Wegman, Sherry L. Baron, and Rosemary K. Sokas

    NEW EDITION! Now in a seventh edition, this leading text provides a clear understanding of occupational and environmental health through its multidisciplinary and global approach. Case studies assist readers to apply the basic principles of environmental and occupational health to real-world challenges. Includes extensive graphs, photographs, and drawings to illustrate key concepts.
    New to this edition:

    • -New chapters on climate change, children's environmental health, liver disorders, kidney disorders, and a global perspective on occupational health and safety
    • -Expanded coverage of government's role in occupational and environmental health
    • -Updated approaches for recognizing and preventing disease and injury

     

    Publication Date October 2017
    Format Softcover, 784 pages
    Product Code 24095
    Price: $115.00 More Info
  • Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Fifth Edition

    Joann G. Elmore, MD, MPH, Dorothea Wild, MD, MPH, David L. Katz, MD, MPH, and Heidi D. Nelson, MD, MPH, MACP

    JUST PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 2020

    A reliable source for complete and concise coverage of epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive medicine, and public health. Written by renowned experts in the fields of epidemiology and public health, material is presented with a clinical focus and real-life medical examples.  

    Publication Date 2020
    Format Softcover, 464 Pages
    Product Code 27103
    Price: $59.99 More Info
  • Climate Change and Public Health

    Barry S. Levy, MD, MPH, and Jonathan A. Patz, MD, MPH, Editors

    RECIPIENT OF THE 2015 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD!

    Climate change is causing a wide range of adverse health effects, including heat-related disorders, infectious diseases, respiratory and allergic disorders, malnutrition, mental health problems, and violence. The scientific bases for the association between climate change and health problems are evolving as are the strategies for adapting to climate change and mitigating the greenhouse gases, which are its primary cause.
    Drawing on experience from 78 leading experts this book contains core information on climate consequences, including key strategies for adaptation and mitigation. Written primarily for mid-career professionals and students in public health and environmental sciences. Chapters are supplemented with case studies, graphs, tables and photographs.  

    Publication Date 2015
    Format Softcover, 405 pages
    Product Code 24094
    Price: $84.00 More Info
  • Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 20th Edition

    David L. Heymann, MD, Editor

    This handy reference is a vital resource for anyone working on the front lines of public health. Reformatted and decreased slightly in size to ensure easily portability in the field, the 20th edition provides a quick reference for information including clinical signs and symptoms, modes of transmission, incubation periods, and measures for prevention and control. 

    Publication Date 2014
    Format Softcover, 729 pages
    Product Code 39018
    Price: $70.00 More Info
  • Control of Communicable Diseases: Clinical Practice

    Edited by: Omar A. Khan, MD and David L. Heymann, MD

    NEW PUBLICATION!

    Control of Communicable Diseases: Clinical Practice is a companion resource to the APHA's Control of Communicable Diseases Manual. Designed to meet the needs of busy clinicians, it covers diagnosis and treatment of communicable diseases as well as providing an overview of epidemiology and prevention. An essential reference for health care professionals who work in global health infectious disease, epidemiology, travel medicine, and tropical medicine.
    Diseases are listed alphabetically with a standardized format that includes the following categories:

    • Clinical features
    • Risk groups
    • Causative agents
    • Diagnosis
    • Occurrence
    • Reservoirs
    • Incubation period
    • Transmission
    • Treatment
    • Prevention
    • Special Considerations

    • NOTE: THIS IS A PRINT ON DEMAND BOOK AND MAY TAKE UP TO 2 WEEKS TO SHIP 

      Publication Date Fall 2019
      Format Softcover 800 pages with index
      Product Code 39030
      Price: $85.00 More Info
  • Chemical Safety Handbook for the Semiconductor, Electronics, and Photovoltaic Industries, Fourth Edition

    David G. Baldwin, Michael E. Williams, and Scott D. Norman

    Covering 377 chemicals, including more than 30 new to this edition, this pocket-sized book offers a quick reference point for anyone working with chemicals in the electronics, semiconductor, and photovoltaics industries and reinforces safe behaviors long after the chemical safety class is over.

    Compact, clear, and concise, THE CHEMICAL SAFETY HANDBOOK provides a simple solution to minimizing risks and protecting employees. Written for operators, supervisors, ERT members, technicians, engineers, and Haz-Mat team members in the semiconductor, electronics, and photovoltaics industries. Accessible instantly in e-book format for cleanrooms in which paper books are not allowed. 

    Publication Date October 2014
    Format Softcover, 464 pages
    ISBN 978-1-883595-62-3
    Product Code 23105
    Price: $29.95 More Info Buy E-Book
  • A Study Guide to Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Seventh Edition

    J. Richard Hebel and Robert J. McCarter

    Fully revised and updated, the seventh edition of this title continues to be essential reading for students in health sciences including medicine, nursing, public and community health and other allied health sciences. Each chapter concludes with exercises and recommended reading and there are several self-assessments at intervals throughout the book. Answers to the exercises and assessments are available. 

    Publication Date 2012
    Format Softcover, 219 pages
    Product Code 07042
    Price: $120.95 More Info
  • Handbook of Occupational Safety and Health 3rd Edition

    Edited by S.Z. MANSDORF, PHD, CIH, CSP, QEP


    Completely revised and updated, this new third edition of the Handbook is a valuable resource for those needing to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control conditions that can cause injury or illness to employees in the workplace. The third edition has been reorganized into topic sections to optimize the flow of the chapters. New and timely topics have been added to core chapters such as prevention by design, product stewardship, statistics for safety and health, safety and health management systems, safety and health management of international operations, and EHS auditing. 

    Publication Date April 2019
    Format Hardcover, 752 pages
    Product Code 28110
    Price: $175.00 More Info
  • Physical and Biological Hazards of the Workplace, Third Edition

    Gregg M Stave and Peter H Wald, Editors

    All health professionals involved in worker health will be happy that this classic reference has now been updated in a third edition. This book functions both as an introduction to and review of physical and biological hazards:

    • Provides updated information on protecting workers from proven and possible health risks from manual material handling, extremes of temperature and pressure, ionizing and non-ionizing (magnetic fields) radiation, shiftwork and more
    • Details major changes in our understanding of biological hazards including Ebola, Chikungunya, Zika, HIV, Hepatitis C, Lyme disease, MERS-CoV, TB, and much more
    • All infectious diseases have been updated from an occupational health perspective
    • Includes practical guidance on how to set up medical surveillance for hazards and suggests preventive measures that can be used to reduce occupational diseases

     

    Publication Date November 2016
    Format Hardcover, 578 pages
    Product Code 28107
    Price: $156.00 More Info
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