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Inequalities in Respiratory Health

Inequalities in Respiratory Health

  • This book will be published in March 2023. It will be available for pre-order in January 2023.

    Edited by Ian P. Sinha, Alice Lee, Vittal Katikireddi and Jenni Quint

    ​​​​​​​Contents list (subject to change)

    Understanding the mechanisms of poverty and respiratory ill health
    1. How to read a paper about inequality in respiratory disease: basic epidemiological principles, and how inequalities are measured
    2. What causes poverty and how does this contribute to respiratory inequality?
    3. Genetics, epigenetics and respiratory disease
    4. Racial, ethnic and migrant inequalities in respiratory health
    5. Inequalities in respiratory health based on sex and gender
    6. Air pollution and respiratory inequality
    7. Food insecurity and respiratory ill health
    8. Housing quality and respiratory health
    9. Smoking, vaping and respiratory health
    10. Occupational health and respiratory disparities

    Inequalities in disease and ill health: what are we observing, and what are the mechanisms?
    11. Inequalities in cystic fibrosis
    12. Inequalities in COPD
    13. Inequalities in asthma
    14. Lung cancer
    15. Societal drivers of antimicrobial resistance
    16. Inequalities related to COVID-19: infection and beyond
    17. Inequalities in respiratory infection in childhood
    18. Inclusion health: respiratory health in people suffering severe and multiple disadvantage

    Global health inequality in respiratory disease
    19. The global impact of the climate emergency on respiratory health
    20. Preventable deaths from respiratory disease in children in low income countries
    21. Air quality in low and middle income countries: what is the impact on respiratory morbidity and mortality
    22. Global inequalities in tuberculosis

    What can be done about respiratory inequality?
    23. Can a quality improvement approach reduce inequalities in respiratory health?
    24. A human rights approach to health equity
    ​​​​​​​25. What might a global strategy to address respiratory inequalities look like?

    ISBN: 9781849841573

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