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Promoting Health: A Practical Guide: Ewles & Simnett 7ed

Paperback, 31/08/2017, £27.99
Promoting Health: A Practical Guide continues to offer health promotion workers with an essential guide to day-to-day planning and service delivery in a variety of different areas of practice.

Health Promotion and Public Health for Nursing Students 3ED

Paperback, 13/02/2017, £22.99
Written using clear language this book shows how health promotion can be implemented while drawing on the main theories, models and evidence that inform practice. The book covers essential topics like lifestyle changes, health screening and patient education.

Advancing Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition

Paperback, 28/05/2010, £45.99
Presents an account of the relevant physiology, pathophysiology, nutritional therapy and dietetic application for each specialist dietetic area. This title deals with clinical governance, for example patient-centred care, clinical decision-making and developing evidence-based practice. It also describes 18 clinical conditions or dietetic areas.

Future for Health Promotion

Paperback, 01/05/2018, £27.99
Taking in to account the practical and ethical issues involved in deciding the appropriate approach to take in efforts to reduce health inequalities, the book assesses what might be the best path forward for health promotion.

Donaldsons' Essential Public Health 4ed

Paperback, 15/08/2015, £44.99
This comprehensive fourth edition of Donaldsons' presents the main challenges encountered in managing population health, the tools used to explore these and the strategies to tackle them. This edition focuses on public health in the UK but places this within a new global health context.

Health Promotion: Planning & Strategies 4ed

Paperback, 30/01/2019, £34.99
This fourth edition offers a firm foundation in the basics of health promotion before helping students understand the process of planning, implementing and assessing programmes in the real world.

Promoting Health and Well-being in the Workplace: Beyond the Statutory Imperative

Paperback, 21/06/2016, £31.99
Taking a broad scope, the book considers ways of integrating wellness into workplace policies: of employers working collaboratively with employees to create working environments that promote health for all, and address the impact of the workplace's practices on the wider community.

A-Z of Health Promotion

Paperback, 28/11/2013, £21.99
If you are looking for the definitive short guide to the theory and practice of health promotion, then you need look no further. Written by a leading international expert, this concise text offers, for the first time, a comprehensive explanation of key concepts, terms and definitions used in health promotion.

Health Protection: Principles and practice

Paperback, 01/09/2016, £47.99
A practical guide for practitioners working at all levels in public health and health protection. It is aimed at individuals training in health protection and public health including those with a non-specialist background.

Communicable Diseases: A Global Perspective 6ed

Paperback, 15/11/2019, £40.99
This well-established textbook provides a comprehensive account of diseases and their transmission, covering epidemiology, control strategies, notifications and regulations. Reviewing the major diseases established, new, and emerging, this new edition includes updates on human endogenous viruses, zika, monkeypox, vaccination, melioidosis and more.

Health Promotion in Disease Outbreaks and Health Emergencies

Paperback, 26/09/2017, £32.99
This book is the first ever practical guide to the valuable role that health promotion can play in disease outbreaks and health emergencies. The author draws on his personal international experience as well as including a range of case studies taken from disease outbreaks and health emergencies from Europe, Asia, the Americas and Africa.

Planning Health Promotion Programs: An Intervention Mapping Approach

Hardback, 22/01/2016, £93.00
The Intervention Mapping bible, updated with new theory, trends, and cases Planning Health Promotion Programs is the "bible" of the field, guiding students and practitioners through the planning process from a highly practical perspective.

Priorities for Health Promotion and Public Health: Explaining the Evidence for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Paperback, 31/03/2021, £34.95
Priorities for Health Promotion and Public Health brings together the evidence behind the UK's public health priorities into one comprehensible textbook.

Practical Health Promotion 3ed

Paperback, 18/12/2020, £19.99

Health Promotion Theory 2ed

Paperback, 16/10/2013, £31.99
This fully updated edition will help students and professionals develop an understanding of the core health promotion theories.

Pocket Guide to Health Promotion

Paperback, 01/06/2014, £22.99
Aimed at students and practitioners, this book includes precise definitions and examples of key concepts and methods in health promotion practice and a chapter by chapter description of the management planning, strategy selection, implementation and evaluation of health promotion programmes.

Promoting Health in Children and Young People: The Role of the Nurse

Paperback, 27/03/2009, £44.75
Provides a clear skills-based approach to undertaking health promotion practice Emphasises the role of the nurse in promoting good health in children and young people Discusses guidance from recent policy developments including the National Service Framework for Children Illustrated with diagrams and boxes highlighting key points.

Promoting Health: Knowledge and Practice 2ed

Paperback, 24/01/2001, £38.99
Revised and updated to reflect changes in health promotion practice, policy and research, this is a core text for the Open University course K301: "Promoting Health: Skills, Perspectives and Practice".

Practical Health Promotion 2ed

Paperback, 08/03/2013, £19.99

Health Promotion

Paperback, 01/10/2008, £33.99
This book argues for the importance of theoretical explanations that inform investigations of the social context of daily life, the social relations that affect opportunities for healthy lives, and the needs of communities.

Public Health: Building Innovative Practice

Paperback, 12/12/2011, £44.99
Public health is high on government agendas thanks to the increasing burden lifestyle related illness places on healthcare providers. This book answers the need for a comprehensive text covering the core knowledge, competencies and skills taught to the growing public health workforce.

Communicating Health: Strategies for Health Promotion 2ed

Paperback, 18/02/2013, £33.99
Full of practical advice, this book bridges the gap between communication theory and the implementation of policy. Responding to recent developments in health communication and campaigns, it is essential reading for all students and health care professionals who wish to reflect upon and develop their practice.

Health Promotion Practice

Paperback, 17/02/2004, £33.99
Defines key concepts of health, health promotion and community empowerment. This book also introduces readers to a 'social' model of health promotion practice, one that attempts to get at the underlying social determinants of disease. It helps readers understand the importance of power relations and their transformation in this practice.

Policy and Practice in Promoting Public Health

Paperback, 26/06/2007, £37.99
Offers analysis of the key policy and practice issues involved in promoting public health - from local and community levels, to international settings. This book equips readers with an understanding of the policy process. It discusses the impact of globalization on health; and, participatory and community approaches to promoting public health.

Promoting Public Mental Health and Well-Being: Principles into Practice

Paperback, 21/11/2014, £26.99
What factors affect mental health and well-being on a societal and individual level, and how can mental health be enhanced through effective prevention and intervention? This book sets out key strategies, and case studies demonstrate principles in practice. Essential reading for mental health and public health professionals and students.

8-Week Blood Sugar Diet: Lose Weight Fast and Reprogramme Your Body for Life

Paperback, 17/12/2015, £9.99
Dr Michael Mosley, author of the bestselling 5:2 Fast Diet, reveals a game-changing approach to one of the greatest silent epidemics of our time - raised blood sugar levels. This is a book not just for those at highest risk but for anyone who has struggled with their weight and wants to regain control of their health.

Carbs & Cals Pocket Counter

Paperback, 22/05/2013, £9.99
The Carbs & Cals Pocket Counter is a portable guide to diabetes, weight loss and healthy eating. Small enough to fit into a pocket or handbag, this highly visual easy-to-use book contains over 750 photos of popular food and drink items, with the calorie and nutrient values clearly displayed in colour-coded tabs around each photo.

Promoting Health through Creativity

7, 10/06/2005, £51.50
Creativity derives from biological changes during human evolution as a tool that is needed for survival. The successful use of creativity generates feelings of pleasure and self-esteem that are beneficial to health. In particular, it can help depression. This book talks about redefining the value to health of creativity.

Promoting Health politics and practice (HB@PB Price)

7, 26/04/2002, £46.99
Promoting Health

Physical Activity and Health Promotion

Paperback, 23/01/2009, £43.25
Physical Activity and Health Promotion: Evidence-based Approaches to Practice evaluates the realities and complexities of working to reverse the adverse trend toward physical inactivity. It is a well-rounded, evidence-based study of interventions for physical activity practice, covering a range of settings and target groups.

Health Promotion Theory

7, 01/12/2005, £24.99
This book will guide you through the philosophical, methodological, theoretical, ethical and political underpinnings of health promotion to enable you to be a more effective practitioner. Although the book explores these various aspects, it is focused on assisting you in applying the ideas and concepts to practical implementation.

Health Promotion for Pharmacists 2ed

7, 16/12/1999, £92.00
The work aims to inform pharmacists about major health issues like the effects of smoking; nutrition; exercise; oral health; family planning; women's health; child health; travel health; alcohol and mental health. The authors aim to show pharmacists what they can achieve in health promotion.

Promoting Healthy Behaviour: A Practical Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Professionals

Paperback, 12/11/2013, £0.00
Talking to patients isn't always easy. Sometimes you have to deliver bad news or encourage them to change their behaviour, such as quitting smoking or practicing safe sex. With this easy-to-use guide you can quickly access information on how to reach your patient with confidence whilst promoting a healthier lifestyle.

Nutrition Essentials Nursing Practice 7e

Paperback, 01/06/2013, £55.00
Demonstrates the importance of nutrition to all aspects of nursing practice and emphasizes what you really need to know about nutrition. This title reflects the evidence-based practice and nutrition recommendations, while maintaining its nursing process focus and emphasis on patient teaching.

Fast Diet: The Secret of Intermittent Fasting - Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, Live Longer

Paperback, 10/01/2013, £7.99
Is it possible to eat what you like, most of the time, and get slimmer and healthier as you do it? Answer: yes. By simply quartering your calorie intake on two non-consecutive days each week (500 calories for women, 600 for men), you'll lose weight quickly and easily - and the joy of the Fast Diet is that the side-effects are all good.

Dictionary Of Public Health Promotion and Education

Paperback, 03/09/2004, £39.99
Suitable for public health professionals and students, this book includes definitions for terms and concepts frequently used in public health education and promotion. It also provides a reference for those working in research or design of public health interventions and offers a reference list of the terms found in the professional literature.

Health Promotion Settings

Paperback, 11/11/2011, £35.99
Working with an international team of academics, professionals and experts, Angela Scriven and Margaret Hodgins have edited this up to date, unique book on the increasingly important settings approach to health promotion.