Radical Child Protection – A Public Health Approach: Reducing the Number of Children in Care

A well-researched and easy to read book that questions why so many children are in care. It looks at how we can reduce risk and build resilience using a public health approach, and demands a change to our law and social … Continue reading

Epidemiology of Obesity in Children and Adolescents: Prevalence and Etiology (Springer Series on Epidemiology and Public Health)

Despite adults’ best preventive efforts, childhood obesity is on the rise in most areas of the world, and with it the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and other formerly adult-onset conditions. This book takes the global ecological approach … Continue reading

Healthcare Partnerships for Pediatric Adherence: Promoting Collaborative Management for Pediatric Chronic Illness Care (SpringerBriefs in Public Health)

This timely professional reference and educational resource applies current concepts of pediatric adherence to medical treatment to create a model for a family-centered, collaborative approach to managing chronic illness. At its core are the latest findings on adherence: the factors that … Continue reading