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Handbook of Healthcare in the Arab World / Ismail Laher

Publication year: 2021

ISBN: 978-3-030-36811-1

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Examines health and medical care in the Arab world from a systems biology approach. It features comprehensive coverage that includes details of key social, environmental, and cultural determinants. In addition, the contributors also investigate the developed infrastructure that manages and delivers health care and medical solutions throughout the region. More than 25 sections consider all aspects of health, from cancer to hormone replacement therapy, from the use of medications to vitamin deficiency in emergency medical care. Chapters highlight essential areas in the wellbeing and care of this population. These topics include women’s health care, displaced and refugee women’s health needs, childhood health, social and environmental causes of disease, health systems and health management, and a wide range of diseases of various body systems. This resource also explores issues related to access and barriers to health delivery throughout the region.

Subject: Medicine, Arab speaking nations, Health care systems, Systems biology, Health determinants, Public health, Mental and Psychological Health, Women’s Health, Health need of displaced and refugee population, Social determinants of health, Environmental causes of disease, Obesity and systems biology, Reproduction and fertility, Palliative care systems and hospices, Childhood diseases, Infectious diseases, Smoking, cancer and cardiovascular diseases, Musculoskeletal, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Healthcare in the workplace, Medical Sociology, Biomedical Research, Quality of Life Research, Social medicine