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Health Administration

Encyclopedia of Health Care Management
This Encyclopedia of Health Care Management is intended to help them understand the business and management issues in the health care industry. Given such a large industry with so many different issues, there are about 600 keywords defined in this volume. The keywords are classified into 16 general categories. Please see the Reader's Guide for the categories and the keywords. Additionally, there are tables on medical degrees, medical specialties, medical organizations, medical legislation, and health care acronyms to facilitate understanding of the business and management issues in the health care industry.

Encyclopedia of Health Services Research: 2009
The Encyclopedia of Health Services Research addresses the study of the accessibility, costs, quality, and outcomes of healthcare. Articles are grouped under 22 Reader Guide Categories and also an A-Z listing, and subject guides. Bibliography includes links to web resources and print titles. Los Angeles : Sage, c2009. ISBN:9781412951791 (set : alk. paper) 1412951798 (set : alk. paper) Description:2 v. (xxx, 1409 p.) : ill. ; 29 cm. Subjects:Public health--Research--Encyclopedias. Medical care--Research--Encyclopedias. Health Services Research--Encyclopedias--English.

Encyclopedia of Leadership
SCOPE AND COVERAGE The encyclopedia's entries fall into eleven general topical categories. The Reader's Guide at the front of each volume classifies the entries in accordance with this scheme and includes several additional categories that direct readers to related entries. The eleven general topical categories are Biographies Case Studies Domains Study of Leadership Followership Women and Gender Personal Characteristics of Leaders Power Situational Factors Leadership Styles Leadership Theories

Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics
As in many other encyclopedias, the Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics is organized in alphabetical order, from A through Z. However, particular themes were identified early on that could be used to organize conceptually the information and the entries. These themes or major topic areas constitute the Reader's Guide, which appears on page xiii. Categories such as Experimental Methods, Qualitative Methods, and Organizations and Publications are only a few of the many that help organize the entire set of contributions

Guide to Infection Control in The Hospital
Guide to infection control in the hospital [electronic resource] / R. Wenzel ... [et al.]."Hospital buildings Sanitation Handbooks, manuals, etc.Cross infection Prevention Handbooks, manuals, etc." B.C. Decker, 1998.

Healthcare Finance : an Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management 4th edt. 2008
Healthcare finance: an introduction to accounting and financial management / Louis C. Gapenski. Edition: 4th ed. Publisher: Chicago, IL : Health Administration Press ; Arlington, VA : Association of University Programs in Health Administration, c2008. 1 v. Contents Introduction to healthcare finance -- The financial environment -- Financial accounting basics and the income statement -- The balance sheet and statement of cash flows -- Managerial accounting basics, cost behavior, and profit analysis -- Cost allocation -- Pricing and service decisions -- Planning and budgeting -- Time value analysis -- Financial risk and required return -- Long-term debt financing -- Equity financing -- Capital structure and the cost of capital -- The basics of capital budgeting -- Project risk assessment and incorporation -- Current asset management and financing -- Financial condition analysis -- Lease financing and business valuation -- Distributions to owners: bonuses, dividends, and repurchases -- Capitation, rate setting, and risk sharing.

Healthcare Finance : an Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management: 3rd edt. 2005
Title: Healthcare finance : an introduction to accounting and financial management [electronic resource] / Louis C. Gapenski. Edition: 3rd ed. Publisher: Chicago : AUPHA/HAP, c2005.

Health Education

Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior
The Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior is organized in an A–Z (alphabetical) format rather than by specific themes. In developing the topics that were to be included, however, the editors did rely on several different content areas or themes. These themes included, but were not limited to, the following: Theories and methods in health and behavior (e.g., the theory of planned behavior, health belief model, and multilevel methods theory) Biopsychosocial interactions and basic behavioral and social processes (e.g., behavioral genetics, psychoneuroimmunology, and cardiovascular reactivity). Epidemiology of risk and protective factors (e.g., the relationship to health and illness of factors such as diet, bereavement, acculturation, social capital, anxiety, social support, and stress) Health promotion and disease prevention (e.g., HIV/AIDS prevention, health promotion in schools, tailored communications, and church-based interventions) Treatment and rehabilitation (e.g., behavioral and psychological treatment of diabetes, drug abuse, fibromyalgia, asthma, headaches, and pain; doctorpatient communication; motivational interviewing; and adherence) Policy and organizational issues (e.g., health care costs and behavior, and health and behavior organizations)

Encyclopedia of Public Health
Aimed at the nonspecialist reader interested in health and medicinal issues, the Encyclopedia examines a broad range of topics such as environmental health, drug abuse, epidemiology, nutrition, demographics and diseases. Includes overviews, definitions and biographical entries. appropriate for upper class high school and university students, professionals and the general public. 4 volumes.

Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine identifies 150 types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy. For the practitioner or interested patient, there are current training requirements, listings of organizations, as well as descriptions of treatments

Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. 3rd ed.
Includes information on more than 1,600 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

Health Resources

Assessing Children's Well-Being : a Handbook of Measures
Assessing children's well-being [electronic resource] : a handbook of measures / [edited by] Sylvie Naar-King, Deborah A. Ellis, Maureen A. Frey."Children Medical examinations Handbooks, manuals, etc. Children Diseases Diagnosis Handbooks, manuals, etc. Child development Testing Handbooks, manuals, etc. Medical screening Methodology Handbooks, manuals, etc." Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004.

Chinese Herbal Medicine
Title: Chinese herbal medicine [electronic resource] : a medical dictionary, bibliography, and annotated research guide to Internet references / James N. Parker, and Philip M. Parker, editors. Publisher: San Diego, CA : ICON Health Publications, c2004.

Clinician’s Pocket Reference 9th Edition 2002
Title: Clinician’s pocket reference [electronic resource]. Edition: 9th ed. / edited by Leonard G. Gomella with Steven A. Haist. Publisher: New York ; London : McGraw-Hill, c2002. Description: xxii, 742 p. : ill. ; 18 cm. Subject(s): Medicine --Handbooks, manuals, etc. Nursing --Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Dictionary of Hearing
Title: Dictionary of hearing [computer file] / Michael C. Martin, Ian R. Summers. Publisher: London : Whurr Publishers, c1999.

Earthquakes: a Medical Dictionary, Bibliography and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References
Title: Earthquakes [electronic resource] : a medical dictionary, bibliography and annotated research guide to Internet references / James N. Parker and Philip M. Parker, editors. Publisher: San Diego, CA : ICON Health Publications, c2004.

Encyclopedia of Arthritis
The encyclopedia of arthritis [electronic resource] / C. Michael Stein, Guy Taylor. Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c2004.

Encyclopedia of Cancer
The encyclopedia of cancer [electronic resource] / Carol Turkington, William LiPera. Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2005.

Encyclopedia of Children’s Health and Wellness
The encyclopedia of children’s health and wellness [electronic resource] / Carol Turkington and Albert Tzeel. Publisher: New York, NY : Facts on File, c2004.

Encyclopedia of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Title: The encyclopedia of complementary and alternative medicine [electronic resource] / Tova Navarra ; foreword by Adam Perlman. Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c2004.

Encyclopedia of Deafness and Hearing Disorders
Title: The encyclopedia of deafness and hearing disorders [electronic resource] / Carol Turkington and Allen E. Sussman. Edition: 2nd ed., updated. Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c2004.

Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases and Disorders
The encyclopedia of endocrine diseases and disorders [electronic resource] / William Petit Jr., Christine Adamec. Publisher: New York, NY : Facts On File, c2005.

Encyclopedia of Epidemiology
Encyclopedia of epidemiology / editor, Sarah Boslaugh ; associate editor, Louise-Anne McNutt. Publisher: Los Angeles : Sage Publications, c2008. Description: Book Computer File Subject(s): Epidemiology --Encyclopedias.

Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior
The Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior is organized in an A–Z (alphabetical) format rather than by specific themes. In developing the topics that were to be included, however, the editors did rely on several different content areas or themes. These themes included, but were not limited to, the following: Theories and methods in health and behavior (e.g., the theory of planned behavior, health belief model, and multilevel methods theory) Biopsychosocial interactions and basic behavioral and social processes (e.g., behavioral genetics, psychoneuroimmunology, and cardiovascular reactivity). Epidemiology of risk and protective factors (e.g., the relationship to health and illness of factors such as diet, bereavement, acculturation, social capital, anxiety, social support, and stress) Health promotion and disease prevention (e.g., HIV/AIDS prevention, health promotion in schools, tailored communications, and church-based interventions) Treatment and rehabilitation (e.g., behavioral and psychological treatment of diabetes, drug abuse, fibromyalgia, asthma, headaches, and pain; doctorpatient communication; motivational interviewing; and adherence) Policy and organizational issues (e.g., health care costs and behavior, and health and behavior organizations)

Encyclopedia of Health Services Research: 2009
The Encyclopedia of Health Services Research addresses the study of the accessibility, costs, quality, and outcomes of healthcare. Articles are grouped under 22 Reader Guide Categories and also an A-Z listing, and subject guides. Bibliography includes links to web resources and print titles. Los Angeles : Sage, c2009. ISBN:9781412951791 (set : alk. paper) 1412951798 (set : alk. paper) Description:2 v. (xxx, 1409 p.) : ill. ; 29 cm. Subjects:Public health--Research--Encyclopedias. Medical care--Research--Encyclopedias. Health Services Research--Encyclopedias--English.

Encyclopedia of Men’s Health
The encyclopedia of men’s health [electronic resource] / Glenn S. Rothfeld and Deborah S. Romaine. Publisher: New York, NY : Facts on File, c2005.

Encyclopedia of Men’s Reproductive Cancer
The encyclopedia of men’s reproductive cancer [electronic resource] / Carol Turkington, Charles R. Pound. Publisher: New York, NY : Facts On File, c2005.

Encyclopedia of Parkinson’s disease
Title: The encyclopedia of Parkinson’s disease [electronic resource] / Anthony D. Mosley and Deborah S. Romaine. Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2004.

Encyclopedia of Parkinson’s Disease
Title: The encyclopedia of Parkinson’s disease [electronic resource] / Anthony D. Mosley and Deborah S. Romaine. Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2004.

Encyclopedia of Public Health
Aimed at the nonspecialist reader interested in health and medicinal issues, the Encyclopedia examines a broad range of topics such as environmental health, drug abuse, epidemiology, nutrition, demographics and diseases. Includes overviews, definitions and biographical entries. appropriate for upper class high school and university students, professionals and the general public. 4 volumes.

Encyclopedia of the Heart and Heart Disease
The encyclopedia of the heart and heart disease [electronic resource] / Otelio S. Randall and Deborah S. Romaine. Publisher: New York, NY : Facts on File, c2005.

Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine identifies 150 types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy. For the practitioner or interested patient, there are current training requirements, listings of organizations, as well as descriptions of treatments

Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer. 2nd Edt.
Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer is a comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.

Gale Encyclopedia of Diets
Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influence the trend, and any public or regulatory concerns associated with the practice. Provides information across all age groups from infants to the elderly.

Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders. 2nd Edt.
Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.

Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. 3rd ed.
Includes information on more than 1,600 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

Handbook of Health Psychology
Title: Handbook of health psychology [electronic resource] / [edited by] Andrew Baum, Tracey A. Revenson, Jerome E. Singer. Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, c2001. Description: xx, 961 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.

Handbook of Memory Disorders
Title: The handbook of memory disorders [electronic resource] / edited by Alan D. Baddeley, Michael D. Kopelman, and Barbara A. Wilson. Edition: 2nd ed. Publisher:New York : J. Wiley, c2002. Description: xiii, 865 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Health Issues
Title: Health issues [electronic resource] / edited by the editors of Salem Press ; project editor, Tracy Irons-Georges. Publisher: Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2001. 2 v. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Health Issues in the Latino Community
Title: Health issues in the Latino community [electronic resource] / Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Carlos W. Molina, and Ruth Enid Zambrana, editors. Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey Bass Publishers, 2001. xxxiv, 492 p. ; 25 cm.

HIPAA in 24 Hours: Small Healthcare Entity HIPAA Manual
HIPAA in 24 Hours: Small Healthcare Entity HIPAA Manual by Roy Rada Roy Rada © 2002 (36 pages) Citation ISBN:9781901857115 A wide-ranging, yet succinct reference to becoming federal government HIPAA obedient.

HIPAA Instructor's Manual: Health Information Transactions, Privacy, and Security
HIPAA Instructor's Manual: Health Information Transactions, Privacy, and Security by R. (Roy) Rada Roy Rada © 2002 (97 pages) Citation ISBN:9781901857023 150 multiple-choice questions and 50 essay questions present the rubric of the virutal classroom.

Infectious Diseases in Context
Infectious diseases : in context / Brenda Wilmoth Lerner and K. Lee Lerner, editors. Publisher: Detroit : Thomson Gale, c2008 Description: Book 2 v. : ill. ; 29 cm. Contents v. 1. AIDS to Lassa fever -- v. 2. Malaria to Zoonoses. Subject(s): Communicable diseases --Encyclopedias. Covers the history, politics, and ethical debate related to infectious diseases. Includes articles on how such diseases impact trade and commerce, travel, and the future of industrialized and impoverished nations.

Manual of Pediatric Nutrition
Manual of pediatric nutrition [electronic resource] / Kristy M. Hendricks. "Children Nutrition Handbooks, manuals, etc. Diet therapy for children Handbooks, manuals, etc. Parenteral feeding of children Handbooks, manuals, etc. Enteral feeding of children Handbooks, manuals, etc." B.C. Decker, c2000. RJ206 .H42 2000eb

Medicinal Plants of the World: Chemical Constituents, Traditional, and Modern Medicinal Uses
Title: Medicinal plants of the world [computer file] : chemical constituents, traditional, and modern medicinal uses / by Ivan A. Ross. Publisher: Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, c1999. Description: xi, 415 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.

Mental Health Desk Reference
Mental health desk reference [electronic resource] / edited by Elizabeth Reynolds Welfel, R. Elliott Ingersoll. Publisher:Wiley, c2001. Description: xix, 529 p. ; 26 cm. Mental health counseling

Microbial foodborne diseases: mechanisms of pathogenesis and toxin synthesis
Microbial foodborne diseases: mechanisms of pathogenesis and toxin synthesis / edited by Jeffrey W. Cary, John E. Linz, Deepak Bhatnagar. Publisher: Lancaster, Pa. : Technomic Pub. Co., c2000. Description:Computer File xxii, 550 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Subject(s): Foodborne diseases --Pathogenesis. Food --Microbiology. Microbial toxins.

MIT Encyclopedia of Communication Disorders
The MIT Encyclopedia of Communication Disorders (MITECD) is a comprehensive volume that presents essential information on communication sciences and disorders. The pertinent disorders are those that affect the production and comprehension of spoken language and include especially disorders of speech production and perception,language expression, language comprehension, voice, and hearing. Potential readers include clinical practitioners, students, and research specialists. MIT encyclopedia of communication disorders [electronic resource] / edited by Raymond D. Kent. Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2004.

Natural Eye Care
Title: Natural eye care [electronic resource] : an encyclopedia : complementary treatments for improving and saving your eyes / Marc Grossman, Glen Swartwout. Publisher: Los Angeles : Keats Pub., c1999.

Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations
Title: Oxford dictionary of medical quotations [electronic resource] / Peter McDonald. Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004. Description: 212 p. ; 24 cm.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology
Title: Oxford handbook of clinical haematology [electronic resource] / Drew Provan ... [et al.]. Edition: 2nd ed. Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004. Description: 710 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.

Portrait of Health in the United States
Title: Portrait of health in the United States [electronic resource] / editors, Daniel Melnick, Beatrice Rouse. Edition: 1st. ed. Publisher: Lanham, MD : Bernan, 2001. xxi, 376 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Vital Diabetes:Your Essential Reference for Diabetes Management in Primary Care
Vital diabetes [electronic resource] : your essential reference for diabetes management in primary care / Charles Fox and Mary MacKinnon. "Diabetes Treatment Handbooks, manuals, etc. Primary care (Medicine)" Class Pub., c1999. RC658.5 .F69 1999eb

Occupational Therapy / Therapeutic Recreation

Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health
Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health is written for students and professionals in the field. Entries cover topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common diseases, issues and theories, techniques and practices, and devices and equipment. Also discusses the roles of all major health professionals.

Occupational Health
Occupational health [electronic resource] / J.M. Harrington ... [et al.] ; in collaboration with Gillian Howard ... [et al.]. "Industrial hygiene Handbooks, manuals, etc. Occupational diseases Handbooks, manuals, etc."Blackwell Science, 1998. RC967 .H33 1998eb

Sports Medicine

Nutrition in Sport
Title: Nutrition in sport [electronic resource] / edited by Ron J. Maughan. Publisher: Oxford ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Science, 2000.

Running
Running [electronic resource] / edited by John A. Hawley. "Running Physiological aspects Handbooks, manuals, etc. Running injuries Handbooks, manuals, etc." Blackwell Science, 2000. RC1220.R8 R85 1999eb

Sports medicine : just the facts
Sports medicine: just the facts / editors, Francis G. O’Connor ... [et al.]. Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division, c2005. xx, 627 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Subject(s): Sports medicine --Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Sports Medicine: Just the Facts
Sports medicine: just the facts / editors, Francis G. O’Connor ... [et al.]. Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division, c2005. Description:xx, 627 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Sports medicine --Handbooks, manuals, etc.