Consumer Health: A Guide to Intelligent Decisions / Edition 6 by Stephen Barrett, William T. Jarvis, Manfred Kroger | | 9780815118596 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Consumer Health: A Guide to Intelligent Decisions / Edition 6

Consumer Health: A Guide to Intelligent Decisions / Edition 6

by Stephen Barrett, William T. Jarvis, Manfred Kroger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815118597

ISBN-13: 9780815118596

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

The most comprehensive text in Consumer Health,this edition continues to provide a vast amount of information to enable consumers to choose health products and services intelligently. New texts now come packaged with Health and Human Performance PowerWeb!

Overview

The most comprehensive text in Consumer Health,this edition continues to provide a vast amount of information to enable consumers to choose health products and services intelligently. New texts now come packaged with Health and Human Performance PowerWeb!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815118596
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Edition description:
6TH
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part I Dynamics of the Health Marketplace

1 Consumer Health Issues

2 Separating Fact from Fiction

3 Frauds and Quackery

4 Advertising and Other Promotional Activities
Part II Health-Care Approaches

5 Science-Based Health Care

6 Mental and Behavioral Help

7 Dental Care

8 The "CAM" Movement

9 Self-Care

10 Health-Care Facilities
Part III Nutrition and Fitness

11 Basic Nutrition Concepts

12 Nutrition Fads, Fallacies, and Scams

13 Weight Control

14 Fitness Concepts, Products, and Services
Part IV Major Health Problems

15 Cardiovascular Diseases

16 Cancer

17 HIV / AIDS
Part V Other Products and Services

18 Drug Products

19 Skin Care and Image Enhancement

20 Sexual and Reproductive Health

21 Health Devices

22 Coping with Death
Part VI Protection of the Consumer

23 Health Insurance

24 Health-Care Economics

25 Consumer Laws, Agencies, and Strategies

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