Books in category Medical – Health Policy

  • Clinical Practice Guidelines We Can Trust

    Clinical Practice Guidelines We Can Trust
    Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Care Services, Committee on Standards for Developing Trustworthy Clinical Practice Guidelines

    This book contains information directly related to the work of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), as well as various Congressional staff and policymakers.

  • Health Inequities in Canada

    Health Inequities in Canada
    Olena Hankivsky

    This volume brings together activists, scholars, and community-based researchers to apply interpretations of intersectionality to health and organizational governance cases.

  • Brain Policy

    Brain Policy
    Robert H. Blank

    This book will be of interest to social scientists, policy analysts, policy makers, bioethicists, scientists who want to see the bigger picture, and the informed reader with an interest in the implications of neuroscience for themselves and …

  • Ending the War Metaphor

    Ending the War Metaphor
    Institute of Medicine, Board on Global Health, Forum on Microbial Threats

    Whatever the story, there is currently a "war" on infectious diseases. This war is simply the systematic search for the microbial "cause" of each disease, followed by the development of antimicrobial therapies.

  • Scientific and Policy Considerations in Developing Smallpox Vaccination Options

    Scientific and Policy Considerations in Developing Smallpox Vaccination Options
    Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

  • Seeds of Change

    Seeds of Change
    John Atlas

    "Seeds of Change is the definitive book on one of the most effective grassroots organizations of low-income Americans."Robert Kuttner —

  • On the List

    On the List
    Steve Farber, Harlan Abrahams

    The stories of how the Farber and Delaroca families made their separate journeys to the operating room offers insight into the hazards and inequities of a cobbled-together system that each year leaves more than 98,000 gravely ill Americans …

  • Pacific Partnerships for Health

    Pacific Partnerships for Health
    Committee on Health Care Services in the U.S.-Associated Pacific Basin, Institute of Medicine

    This book examines one aspect of the ties and U.S. involvement with this part of the world–its role in the region's health care delivery system.

  • The Two Percent Solution

    The Two Percent Solution
    Matthew Miller

    In this agenda-setting book, Matthew Miller challenges our country (and those who would lead it) to change the way we think about our public responsibilities before the baby boomers' retirement siphons all the money out of the system.

  • Health Care Reform in Sweden 1980 1994

    Health Care Reform in Sweden, 1980-1994
    Andrew C. Twaddle

    Twaddle reviews the reforms in the Swedish health care system during the 1980s and early 1990s, and asks why there was a sudden shift toward market ideology in the early 1990s.

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