Medical Sciences and Health Care


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    General Titles in Medical Sciences and Health Care

    2020 Vision: Health in the 21st Century (1996)

    Addressing the Physician Shortage in Occupational and Environmental Medicine (1991)

    Adequacy of the Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program: A Focused Assessment (1997)

    Adequacy of the VA Persian Gulf Registry and Uniform Case Assessment Protocol (1998)

    Adverse Events Associated with Childhood Vaccines (1994)

    Allied Health Services: Avoiding Crises (1989)

    America's Children: Health Insurance and Access to Care (1998)

    America's Health in Transition: Protecting and Improving Quality (1994)

    America's Vital Interest in Global Health: Protecting Our People, Enhancing Our Economy, and Advancing Our International Interests (1997)

    An Analysis of Marijuana Policy (1982)

    Antimicrobial Resistance: Issues and Options: Workshop Report (1998)

    Approaching Death: Improving Care at the End of Life (1997)

    Assessing Readiness in Military Women: The Relationship of Body Composition, Nutrition, and Health (1998)

    Assessment of Exposure-Response Functions for Rocket-Emission Toxicants (1998)

    Assessment of Future Scientific Needs for Live Variola Virus - Executive Summary (1999)

    Assessment of Performance Measures for Public Health, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health (1997)

    Assessment of Two Cost-Effectiveness Studies on Cocaine Control Policy (Prepublication Copy) (1999)

    An Assessment of the National Science Foundation's Science and Technology Centers Program (1996)

    Balancing the Scales of Opportunity: Ensuriy in the Health Professions (1994)

    Best at Home: Assuring Quality Long-Term Care in Home and Community-Based Settings (1996)

    Biologic Markers in Urinary Toxicology (1995)

    Biomarkers: Medical and Workplace Applications (1998)

    Biomedical Models and Resources: Current Needs and Future Opportunities (1998)

    Blood Banking and Regulation: Procedures, Problems, and Alternatives (1996)

    Blood and Blood Products: Safety and Risk (1996)

    Body Composition and Physical Performance: Applications for the Military Services (1990)

    Bridging the Gap Between Practice and Research: Forging Partnerships with Community-Based Drug and Alcohol Treatment (1998)

    Changing Health Care Systems and Rheumatic Disease (1996)

    Changing the Health Care System: Models from Here and Abroad (1994)

    Characterizing Exposure of Veterans to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides Used in Vietnam: Scientific Considerations Regarding a Request for Proposals for Research (1997)

    The Children's Vaccine Initiative: Continuing Activites (1995)

    Collaboration Among Competing Managed Care Organizations for Quality Improvement: Summary of a Conference November 13, 1997 (1999)

    The Computer-Based Patient Record: An Essential Technology for Health Care (1991)

    The Computer-Based Patient Record: An Essential Technology for Health Care (1997)

    Contraceptive Research and Development; Looking to the Future

    Contraceptive Research, Introduction, and Use: Lessons from Norplant (1998)

    Control of Cardiovascular Diseases in Developing Countries: Research, Development, and Institutional Strengthening (1998)

    Controlling Dangerous Pathogens: A Blueprint for U.S.-Russian Cooperation (1997)

    Defining Primary Care: An Interim Report (1994)

    Defining a Comprehensive School Health Program: An Interim Statement (1995)

    Dental Education at the Crossroads: Challenges and Change (1995)

    Developing an Information Infrastructure for the Medicare+Choice Program (Letter Report) (1998)

    Developing the Information Infrastructure for Medicare Beneficiaries: Summary of a Workshop (1999)

    Diet and Health: Implications for Reducing Chronic Disease Risk (1989)

    Disability Evaluation Study Design: First Interim Report (1997)

    Dispelling the Myths About Addiction: Strategies to Increase Understanding and Strengthen Research (1997)

    Drinking Water and Health: Volume 3 (1980)

    Drinking Water and Health: Volume 4 (1982)

    Drinking Water and Health

    Dying to Quit: Why We Smoke and How We Stop (1998)

    Effectiveness and Outcomes in Health Care: Proceedings of an Invitational Conference

    Effects of Ionizing Radiation: Atomic Bomb Survivors and Their Children (1945-1995) (1998)

    Emergency Medical Services for Children (1993)

    Employment and Health Benefits: A Connection at Risk (1993)

    Enabling America: Assessing the Role of Rehabilitation Science and Engineering (1997)

    Ensuring Quality Cancer Care (Prepublication Copy) (1999)

    Enviromental Medicine: Integrating a Missing Element into Medical Education (1995)

    Environmental Epidemiology (Volume 2): Use of the Gray Literature and Other Data in Environmental Epidemiology (1997)

    Evaluation of Guidelines for Exposures to Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (1999)

    An Evaluation of Radiation Exposure Guidance for Military Operations: Interim Report (1997)

    Exposure of the American People to Iodine from Nevada Atomic Bomb Tests: Review of the National Cancer Institute Report and Public Health Implications (Prepublication Copy) (1998)

    Fluid Replacement and Heat Stress (1994)

    Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committees (1992)

    For the Public Good: Highlights from the Institute of Medicine 1970-1995 (1995)

    For the Record: Protecting Electronic Health Information (1997)

    The Future of Public Health (1988)

    Gender Differences in Susceptibility to Environmental Factors: A Priority Assessment: Workshop Report (1998)

    Genetic Engineering of Viruses and Viral Vectors

    Global Health in Transition: A Synthesis: Perspectives from International Organizations (1996)

    Halcion: An Independent Assessment of Safety and Efficacy Data (1997)

    Health Data in the Information Age: Use, Disclousre, and Privacy (1994)

    Health Effects of Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation: BEIR V (1990)

    Health Effects of Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiations: Time For Reassessment? (1998)

    Health Effects of Exposure to Radon: BEIR VI (Prepublication Copy) (1998)

    Health Effects of Exposure to Radon: Time for Reassessment? (1994)

    Health Outcomes for Older People; Questions for the Coming Decade (1996)

    Health Risks from Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation: BEIR VII, Phase I, Letter Report (1998)

    Health Services Research: Opportunities for an Expanding Field of Inquiry: An Interim Statement (1994)

    Health Services Research: WorkForce and Educational Issues (1995)

    Healthy Communities: New Partnerships for the Future of Public Health (1996)

    Healthy People 2000: Citizens Chart the Course (1990)

    Human Exposure Assessment for Airborne Pollutants: Advances and Opportunities (1991)

    Improving Civilian Medical Response to Chemical or Biological Terrorist Incidents: Interim Report on Current Capabilities (1998)

    Improving Health in the Community: A Role for Performance Monitoring (1997)

    Improving the Medicare Market, Volume 1: Adding Choice and Protections (1996)

    Improving the Medicare Market, Volume 2: Adding Choice and Protections (1996)

    Improving the Medicare Market: Adding Choice and Protections (1996)

    Improving the Medicare Market; Adding Choice and Protections; Summary (1996)

    Improving the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes (1986)

    Improving the Use of Science, Technology, and Health Expertise in U.S. Foreign Policy (A Preliminary Report) (1998)

    In Her Own Right: The Institute of Medicine's Guide to Women's Health Issues (1997)

    Indoor Allergens: Assessing and Controlling Adverse Health Effects (1993)

    Information Trading: How Information Influences the Health Policy Process (1997)

    Injury in America: A Continuing Public Health Problem (1985)

    International Benchmarking of US Immunology Research (Prepublication Copy) (1999)

    Internet Access to the National Library of Medicine's Toxicology and Environmental Health Databases (1998)

    Isotopes for Medicine and the Life Sciences (1995)

    Leading Health Indicators for Healthy People 2010: Final Report (1999)

    Leading Health Indicators for Healthy People 2010: First Interim Report (1998)

    Leading Health Indicators for Healthy People 2010: Second Interim Report (1999)

    Lesbian Health: Current Assessment and Directions for the Future (Prepublication Copy) (1999)

    The Lessons and The Legacy of the Pew Health Policy Program (1997)

    Letter Report - Review of Analysis Plan for the Hanford Thyroid Disease Study (1998)

    Linking Research and Public Health Practice; A Review of CDC's Program of Centers for Research and Demonstration of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (1997)

    Managing Managed Care: Quality Improvement in Behavioral Health (1997)

    Managing Managed Care: Quality Improvement in Behavioral Health: Summary (1997)

    Marijuana and Medicine: Assessing the Science Base (Prepublication Copy) (1999)

    Measuring The Health Of Persian Gulf Veterans: Workshop Summary (1998)

    Measuring the Quality of Health Care (1999)

    Medical Professional Liability and the Delivery of Obstetrical Care: Volume 1

    Medicare: A Strategy for Quality Assurance, Volume II: Sources and Methods

    Medicare: A strategy for Quality Assurance, Vol. I (1990)

    Meeting Physicians' Needs for Medical Information on Occupations and Environments (1990)

    Meeting the Nation's Needs for Biomedical and Behavioral Scientists

    Mortality of Veteran Paritcipants in the CROSSROADS Nuclear Test

    Multiple Chemical Sensitivities: Addendum to Biologic Markers in Immunotoxicology (1992)

    The Nation's Physician Workforce: Options for Balancing Supply and Requirements (1996)

    National Academy of Sciences Colloquium: Neuroimaging of Human Brain Function (1998)

    New Findings on Poverty and Child Health and Nutrition: Summary of a Research Briefing (1998)

    New Partnerships for a Changing Environment: Why Drug and Alcohol Treatment Providers and Researchers Need to Collaborate (1999)

    Non-Heart-Beating Organ Transplantation: Medical and Ethical Issues in Procurement (1997)

    Nursing Staff in Hospitals and Nursing Homes: Is it Adequate? (1996)

    Nursing and Nursing Education: Public Policies and Private Actions (1983)

    Nursing, Health, & the Environment: Strengthening the Relationship to Improve the Public's Health (1995)

    Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals (1997)

    On Implementing a National Graduate Medical Education Trust Fund (1997)

    Orphans and Incentives: Developing Technologies to Address Emerging Infections: Workshop Report (1997)

    Overcoming Barriers to Immunization: A Workshop Summary (1994)

    Pacific Partnerships for Health: Charting a New Course (1998)

    Pathways of Addiction: Opportunities in Drug Abuse Research (1996)

    Paying Attention to Children in a Changing Health Care System: Summaries of Workshops (1996)

    Pharmacokinetics and Drug Interactions in the Elderly and Special Issues in Elderly African-American Populations: Workshop Summary (1997)

    Possible Health Effects of Exposure to Residential Electric and Magnetic Fields (1997)

    Premature Death in the New Independent States (1997)

    Preparing for the 21st Century: Focusing on Quality in a Changing Health Care System

    Preventing Drug Abuse: What Do We Know? (1993)

    Preventing and Mitigating AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Research and Data Priorities for the Social and Behavioral Sciences (1996)

    Prevention of Micronutrient Deficiencies: Tools for Policymakers and Public Health Workers (1998)

    Primary Care Physicians: Financing Their Graduate Medical Education in Ambulatory Settings (1989)

    Procedures for Testing Color Vision: Report of Working Group 41 (1981)

    The Program for Research in Military Nursing: Progress and Future Direction (1996)

    Providing National Statistics on Health and Social Welfare Programs in an Era of Change: Summary of a Workshop (1998)

    Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Health of Older Americans (1997)

    Radiation in Medicine: A Need for Regulatory Reform (1996)

    Recommendations for Research on the Health of Military Women: Bibliographies (1995)

    Reducing Stress Fracture in Physically Active Military Women (1998)

    Reducing the Burden of Injury: Advancing Prevention and Treatment (1999)

    Reducing the Odds: Preventing Perinatal Transmission of HIV in the United States (1999)

    A Report on the Sponsors of Cancer Treatment Clinical Trials and Their Approval and Monitoring Mechanisms (1999)

    Reproductive Health in Developing Countries: Expanding Dimensions, Building Solutions (1997)

    Resource Sharing in Biomedical Research (1996)

    A Review of the Department of Defense's Program for Breast Cancer Research (1997)

    Risk Assessment of Radon in Drinking Water: Summary (Prepublication Copy) (1998)

    Risk Communication and Vaccination: Workshop Summary (1997)

    The Role of Diffusion Processes in Fertility Change in Developing Countries: Report of a Workshop (1999)

    Role of the Primary Care Physician in Occupational and Environmental Medicine (1988)

    Schools & Health: Our Nation's Investment (1997)

    Scientific Opportunities and Public Needs: Improving Priority Setting and Public Input at the National Institutes of Health (1998)

    The Social Impact of AIDS in the United States (1993)

    The Social Security Administration's Disability Decision Process: A Framework for Research: Second Interim Report (1998)

    Statement on Quality of Care (1998)

    Stregthening Research in Academic OB/GYN Departments (1992)

    Summarizing Population Health: Directions for the Development and Application of Population Metrics (1998)

    Systems of Accountability: Implementing Children’s Health Insurance Programs (1998)

    Taking Action to Reduce Tobacco Use (1998)

    To Improve Human Health: A History of the Institute of Medicine (1998)

    Toward Environmental Justice: Research, Education, and Health Policy Needs (1999)

    Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Resources: The Role of the National Library of Medicine (1997)

    Training Physicians to Care for Older Americans: Progress, Obstacles, and Future Directions (1994)

    Trends in Disability at Older Ages: Summary of a Workshop (1994)

    Under the Influence?: Drugs and the American Work Force (1994)

    The Unequal Burden of Cancer: An Assessment of NIH Research and Programs for Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved (Prepublication Copy) (1999)

    Unequal Burden of Cancer: An Assessment of NIH Research and Programs for Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved - Summary (1999)

    Using Performance Monitoring to Improve Community Health: Conceptual Framework and Community Experience: Workshop Summary (1996)

    Using Performance Monitoring to Improve Community Health: Exploring the Issues: Workshop Summary (1996)

    Vaccine Safety Forum: Summaries of Two Workshops (1997)

    Vaccines for the 21st Century: A Tool for Decisionmaking (Prepublication Copy) (1999)

    Valuing Health Risks, Costs, and Benefits for Environmental Decision Making: Report of a Conference (1990)

    Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 1996 (1996)

    Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 1998 (Summary)(1999)

    The Whole Truth About Contraception: A Guide to Safe and Effective Choices (1997)

    Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders: A Review of the Evidence (1998)

    Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders: Report, Workshop Summary, and Workshop Papers (1999)