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Handbook of Rural HealthThis book integrates the expertise of profession­ tion available on the various health concerns and als from a broad array of disciplines-anthro­ subpopulations and by the numerous method­ pology, health services research, epidemiology, ological complexities in compiling the neces­ medicine, dentistry, health promotion, and so­ sary data. Recognition of the nuances within and cial work-in an examination of rural health across rural populations, as recommended here, care and rural health res…

Where There Is No Doctor: A Village Health Care Handbook, Revised EditionHesperian’s classic manual, Where There Is No Doctor, is arguably the most widely-used health care manual in the world.This 2015 updated reprint features updated medication information, a newly revised family planning chapter, new treatments for a variety of infections, and more.All Hesperian books are regularly updated and reprinted to reflect accurate medical information.Useful for health workers, clinicians, and others involved in primary health care delivery and health promotion programs, wi…

Handbook for Rural Health Care Ethics: A Practical Guide for ProfessionalsThe rural community presents not only distinct health care delivery challenges but also ethical problems for clinicians and administrators of small, rural health care facilities. Health care delivered in a rural context—in closely knit, tightly interdependent small community settings—poses unique ethical considerations for clinical practitioners. For example, a provider in a resource-poor rural setting may be faced with treating a family member, friend, business associate, or neighbor, since…

Handbook of Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed MethodsThe field of community psychology has focused on individuals’ and groups’ behavior in interaction with their social contexts, with an emphasis on prevention, early intervention, wellness promotion, and competency development. Over the past few decades, however, community-based applications of the newest research methodologies have not kept pace with the development of theory and methodology with regard to multilevel data collection and analysis. The Handbook of Methodological Approaches to Commu…

Disabled Village Children: A Guide for Community Health Workers, Rehabilitation Workers, and FamiliesThis 2009 updated reprint of Disabled Village Children features topics includingidentifying primary and secondary disabilitiesskills for daily livingpolio, cerebral palsy, juvenile arthritis, and muscular dystrophyfun and useful therapy techniquesand low-cost rehabilitation aids and adaptations for home and communityAll Hesperian books are regularly updated and reprinted to reflect accurate medical information. Disabled Village Children contains a wealth of clear and detailed information, as wel…

The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being: Shaping a sustainable and healthy future (Routledge Handbooks)Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot be solved solely by medicines but also by tackling the social, economic and environmental determinants. In a time when unhealthy and unsustainable conditions are being built into the physical fabric of cities, a new awareness and strategy is urgently…

Where There Is No Doctor: A Village Health Care Handbook for AfricaWith 3 million copies in print in over 50 languages, Where There Is No Doctor is the most widely used health care manual in use in developing countries today. Using simple language and hundreds of drawings, the book provides information about recognising, treating and preventing common illnesses and injuries. But it is far more than simple first aid information. It covers a wide range of subjects that affect the health of the villager – from diarrhoea to tuberculosis, from helpful and harmful ho…

Where There Is No DentistThis 2012 updated reprint features information on Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART), a way to fill cavities without the use of a dental drill, as well as updated information on other training material and resources. This book is an important companion to Hesperian’s classic book Where There Is No Doctor. All Hesperian books are regularly updated and reprinted to reflect accurate medical information. Community health workers, educators and individuals from around the world use Where There Is…