The Right to Health: A Multi-Country Study of Law, Policy and Practice

by Brigit Toebes

With a Foreword by Paul Hunt, University of Essex, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health (2002-2008)

“The key challenge confronting the health and human rights movement is the translation of international and national human rights law into operational policies, programmes and other health-related interventions. Nowhere is this more challenging – and more important – than within countries.” (from the Foreword by Paul Hunt)

This interdisciplinary study analyses how the internationally guaranteed human ‘right to health’ is realized by States at a national level. It brings together scholars from more than ten different countries, each of them analyzing the right to health in his or her country or region. They all focus on particular themes that are important in their country, such as health inequalities, the Millennium Development Goals, or the privatization of healthcare. And despite the differences in context, lessons can be learned from the rich experiences of the others, to learn how different countries implement (or not) health-related rights.

In this book scholars, practitioners and policy makers in the fields of human rights law, health law, public health and their intersections will find a rich source of information, giving a boost to the international debate on propagation and implementation of the universal Right to Health.

Cummings Pediatric Otolaryngology

by Marci M. Lesperance, Bruce H. Haughey, Valerie J. Lund, John K. Niparko

Cummings Pediatric Otolaryngology is your indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of treating children with otorhinolaryngologic disorders. With a focus on the simple problems in children with comorbidities as well as complex clinical problems in healthy and complex children, this derivative title of Cummings Otolaryngology provides the essential information needed for practicing otolaryngologists to stay up-to-date on these evolving areas. Overcome virtually any clinical challengewith detailed, expert coverage of every area of head and neck surgery, authored by leading experts in the field.

Apply the latest treatment options in pediatric carewith new chapters on pediatric sleep disorders, pediatric infectious disease, and evaluation and management of the infant airway.

Experience clinical scenarioswith vivid claritythrough a heavily illustrated, full-color format which includes stunning images and high quality procedural videos.

Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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Adult Nursing at a Glance

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Adult Nursing at a Glance

Andrée le May

Everything you need to know about Adult Nursing…at a Glance!

Adult Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for Adult Nursing students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series.

This title blends up-to-date evidence and essential knowledge from expert experience of nursing practice, research and teaching, in an easy-to-follow guide for student and newly qualified nurses. Adult Nursing at a Glance covers the essential components of excellent nursing, highlighting the skills that all students need to develop from the outset of their studies, and encompassing organisational and leadership skills. With an emphasis on patient care and dignity, this title is the perfect guide to healthcare delivery, management and professional development.

• Follows a simple structure based around systems of the body for quick access to information, with the most common disorders of these systems

• Is accompanied by a comprehensive companion website with self-testing features

• Ward and Primary Care covered throughout the text

• Contains all the information you need to provide the best patient care, including care planning, symptom control, communication and health promotion.


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Handbook of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery

by James E. Zins (Editor), Chad Gordon (Editor), Earl Gage (Editor) This concise handbook covers a diversity of subjects encompassing the broad spectrum of craniofacial surgery. As a quick reference... Read more »
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