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Handbook of Systems and Complexity in Health

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Complexity in Health: An Introduction
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    Chapter 2 Complexity, Uncertainty and Mess as the Links Between Science and the Humanities in Health care
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    Chapter 3 Understanding Complex Systems
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    Chapter 4 The Complex Nature of Knowledge
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    Chapter 5 Mathematical Principles: Tales of Tails
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    Chapter 6 Modelling
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    Chapter 7 A Methodology for the Analysis of Medical Data
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    Chapter 8 Psychological Rhythmicities
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    Chapter 9 Modeling Illness and Recovery with Nonlinear Dynamics
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    Chapter 10 Homeostasis: The Dynamic Self-Regulatory Process that Maintains Health and Buffers Against Disease
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    Chapter 11 Fractals in Physiology and Medicine
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    Chapter 12 Bio-Complexity: Challenging Reductionism
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    Chapter 13 Trying to Make Sense of Health
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    Chapter 14 Picture Health
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    Chapter 15 Health: A Personal Complex-Adaptive State
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    Chapter 16 Understanding Health By Building Better Bio-Medical Models
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    Chapter 17 Health: A Systems- and Complexity-Based Definition
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    Chapter 18 Complexities of the Consultation
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    Chapter 19 Inflammation Through a Psychoneuroimmunological Lens
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    Chapter 20 Diabetes Control: Insights from Complexity Science
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    Chapter 21 Complexity and the Onset of Psychosis
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    Chapter 22 Understanding Intimate Partner Violence Through Its Dynamics
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    Chapter 23 Multilevel Interdependencies and Constraints in Panic Disorder: Many Triggers, Few Responses
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    Chapter 24 Nonlinear Relations of Cardiovascular Risk Factors to Neuropsychological Function and Dementia
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    Chapter 25 Pain and Complex Adaptive System Theory
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    Chapter 26 Complexity in Movement Disorders: A Systems Approach to Intervention
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    Chapter 27 Avoidable Hospitalizations in Older Adults
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    Chapter 28 Continuous Multiorgan Variability Monitoring in Critically Ill Patients: Complexity Science at the Bedside
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    Chapter 29 An Overview of Complexity Theory: Understanding Primary Care as a Complex Adaptive System
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    Chapter 30 Real-Time Analytics and Quality of Care
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    Chapter 31 Medical Sociology and Case-Based Complexity Science: A User’s Guide
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    Chapter 32 The Drug Prescription Process: A Network Medicine Approach
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    Chapter 33 Applications of Complex Dynamics: An Approach to Refractory Health Policy Interventions
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    Chapter 34 Designing for Health Promotion, Social Innovation, and Complexity: The CoNEKTR Model for Wicked Problems
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    Chapter 35 The Dynamical Behaviours of Diseases in Africa
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    Chapter 36 Health Transition Funds Initiatives: Implications for Health System Reform and Evaluation
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    Chapter 37 Putting Complexity to Work: Supporting Practitioners in Health Systems
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    Chapter 38 Implementing Adaptive Health Practice: A Complexity-Based Philosophy of Health Care
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    Chapter 39 Mayo Clinic: Making Complex Healthcare Simpler
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    Chapter 40 Embracing Uncertainty: Complexity-Inspired Innovations at Billings Clinic
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    Chapter 41 A Complexity Science Perspective of Organizational Behavior in Clinical Microsystems
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    Chapter 42 Reverse the Epidemic Tides of Unhealthy Habits: Personal, Professional, and Leadership Challenges
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    Chapter 43 Health Professions Education: Complexity, Teaching, and Learning
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    Chapter 44 Understanding Clinical Complexity Through Conversational Learning in Medical Social Networks: Implementing User-Driven Health Care
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    Chapter 45 Making Sense: From Complex Systems Theories, Models, and Analytics to Adapting Actions and Practices in Health and Health Care
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    Chapter 46 Modeling the Paradox of Primary Care
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    Chapter 47 Healthcare Reform: The Need for a Complex Adaptive Systems Approach
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    Chapter 48 A Complexity Science Approach to Healthcare Costs and Quality
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    Chapter 49 Opportunities in Delivery of Preventive Services in Retail Settings
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    Chapter 50 Complexity Science in the Future of Behavioral Medicine
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    Chapter 51 Systems Medicine: A New Model for Health Care
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Title
Handbook of Systems and Complexity in Health
Published by
Springer-Verlag New York, January 2013
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-4998-0
ISBNs
978-1-4614-4997-3, 978-1-4614-4998-0, 978-1-4939-2255-0
Authors

Paul Cilliers

Editors

Joachim P Sturmberg, Carmel Martin

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Finland 1 <1%
Austria 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Peru 1 <1%
Other 3 1%
Unknown 194 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 52 25%
Student > Master 33 16%
Researcher 31 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 16 8%
Student > Bachelor 14 7%
Other 47 22%
Unknown 16 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 54 26%
Social Sciences 29 14%
Computer Science 17 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 16 8%
Engineering 14 7%
Other 60 29%
Unknown 19 9%