Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine

This is a multidisciplinary publication for all fields of oral medicine. This book builds a bridge between basic and clinical sciences, promoting the exchange of information and the advancement of... Read more »

Cancer in Children and Adolescents

William L. Carroll, MD-New York University and Mt. Sinai Schools of Medicine – Hassenfeld Center for Childhood Cancer, New York City, New YorkWilliam L. Carroll, MD, received his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine, and completed his Internship, Residency and Chief Residency in Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center. He then pursued sub-specialty training in pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Stanford University Medical Center. Throughout his career Dr. Carroll has merged clinical practice with basic research into the origins of childhood cancer. Currently he is Professor of Pediatrics at New York University and Mount Sinai Schools of Medicine and leads the program in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology on both campuses. He also holds the Edward and Julie Minskoff Chair in Pediatrics at NYU and is Director of the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. Dr. Carroll is Chair of the Children’s Oncology Group Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Study Committee and directs clinical and translational research in ALL at over 240 institutions worldwide.

Additional Titles by this Author100 Questions & Answers About Your Child’s CancerISBN-13: 9780763731403

Over the last six decades, there has been tremendous improvement in the survival rate for the majority of children affected by cancer in the United States and in Western Europe. Despite dramatic advances in the “developed” world, 85% of children diagnosed with cancer globally will not survive this disease. Cancer in Children and Adolescents is an accessible textbook that covers the complexities and interdisciplinary nature of cancer occurrences and provides the fundamentals of diagnosis and management of cancers that affect children and adolescents. Distinguished for its global focus, many chapters in Cancer in Children and Adolescents are co-authored by recognized specialists from around the world.

Cancer in Children and Adolescents
is divided into four major sections:

Section 1: The Laboratory Biology and Diagnostic Evaluation of Childhood Cancer
Section 2: Principles of Cancer Therapy in Children
Section 3: Tumors of Children
Section 4: Supportive Care

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Essentials of Public Health Communication

Claudia Parvanta, PhD-Professor and Chair, Dept. of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. Claudia Parvanta, Professor of Anthropology, teaches behavioral science research and culturally competent health communication to public health and health professions students at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USP). Before joining USP in 2005, Claudia Parvanta headed the Division of Health Communication at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for 6 years. She received the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service for her contributions to the CDC’s response to the 9/11 and anthrax attacks. Before CDC, Parvanta was an Assistant Professor at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University; the Assistant Director of U.S. Agency for International Development’s Nutrition Communication Project (for Porter/Novelli (a global marketing and public relations agency); and the ‘consulting anthropologist’ for the Public Health Foundation WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program in Los Angeles, where she provided individualized client counseling to Southeast Asian women. She has designed, managed, or evaluated health and nutrition social marketing programs in more than 20 countries. Together with Nelson, Brownson and Remington, she is the author of Communicating Public Health Information Effectively: A Guide for Practitioners (APHA, 2002).
 Additional Titles by this AuthorHealth CommunicationISBN-13: 9781284065947

Instructor Resources: Instructor’s Manual, TestBank, PowerPoints, Lesson Plan
Student Resources: Companion Website with Interactive Glossary, Flashcards, WebLinks, Crosswords, Matching Questions, Videos

The field of communications is increasingly recognized as a powerful tool in addressing the world’s most imperative public health challenges. Effective communication in health campaigns can inform, empower, or persuade individuals to adopt healthier lifestyles as well as foster public debate and policy change.

Featuring a full chapter on informatics, this book is devoted to the competencies in health communication and informatics recommended by the Association of Schools of Public Health. With chapter contributions from some of the leading experts in public health informatics and epidemiology, health communication and evaluation, Essentials of Public Health Communications introduces concepts and examples that will prepare students to enter a local health department, community organization or government agency, and contribute to health communication research, patient counseling, materials design, program management and media relations.
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Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, 7th Edition

Elena Bablenis Haveles>Covering the most commonly used drugs in dentistry, Applied Pharmacology for the Dental Hygienist, 7th Edition provides an in-depth understanding of the pharmacologic principles needed for safe and... Read more »