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European Journal of Heart Failure Supplements

May 2010; published online May 2010.

Journal. Subjects: cardiology.

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People-centred public health

Jane South, Judy White and Mark Gamsu.

December 2012; published online May 2013.

Book. Subjects: public health and epidemiology. 232 pages.

People-centred public health examines how members of the public can be involved in delivering health improvement, primarily as volunteers or lay health workers. With a foreword by Professor...

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Effective Sexual Health Interventions

Edited by Judith M. Stephenson, John Imrie and Chris Bonell.

February 2003; published online September 2009.

Book. Subjects: public health and epidemiology. 248 pages.

The growing importance of the evidence-based movement has made experimental evaluation a key issue among researchers, practitioners, commissioners, and policy makers. However, experimental...

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Public Health and Primary Care

Alison Hill, Siân Griffiths and Stephen Gillam.

July 2007; published online September 2009.

Book. Subjects: public health and epidemiology. 240 pages.

Primary care teams have had a long established role in public health, providing preventive services to populations, through the registered population in general practice. This model of a...

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International Smoking Statistics

Edited by Barbara Forey, Jan Hamling, Peter Lee and Nicholas Wald.

January 2002; published online September 2009.

Book. Subjects: public health and epidemiology. 854 pages.

International Smoking Statistics presents a valuable collection of smoking data relating to thirty countries—most of Europe, and also Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand,...

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Care for the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence

Edited by John Ellershaw and Susie Wilkinson.

April 2003; published online November 2011.

Book. Subjects: palliative medicine. 232 pages.

Even for the most experienced healthcare professional, managing the last few days of life can be difficult. This book provides guidelines for the care of the dying based on the Liverpool...

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Principles of Exposure Measurement in Epidemiology

Emily White, Bruce K. Armstrong and Rodolfo Saracci.

February 2008; published online September 2009.

Book. Subjects: public health and epidemiology. 440 pages.

The accurate measurement of exposure to putative causes of disease is essential to the validity of epidemiologic research. This book covers general principles and methods that can be...

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Surgical Palliative Care

Edited by Geoffrey P Dunn and Alan G Johnson.

May 2004; published online November 2011.

Book. Subjects: palliative medicine. 280 pages.

This book describes the principles and practice of surgery in the context of palliative and supportive care. Surgery is often considered too invasive to be useful in palliation and...

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End of Life in Care Homes

Edited by Jeanne Samson Katz and Sheila M. Peace.

April 2003; published online November 2011.

Book. Subjects: palliative medicine. 216 pages.

In our society, the overwhelming majority of people die in later life. They typically die slowly of chronic diseases, with multiple co-existing problems over long periods of time. They...

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Spatial Epidemiology

Edited by Paul Elliott, Jon Wakefield, Nicola Best and David Briggs.

August 2001; published online September 2009.

Book. Subjects: public health and epidemiology. 502 pages.

This book explores the field of geographical variations in disease. Especially with respect to variations in environmental exposures at the small-area scale, the book gives an account of...

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