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0972707824

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Offers a glimpse at the lighter side of life's risks. Starting with a consumer's guide to taking charge of health information and with health and risk-related quotes and cartoons, this book is aimed at physicians. It helps consumers evaluate health and scientific information and consider how the information can be used to improve their lives.

Key Features
Author(s)Kimberly M. Thompson
PublisherAORM
Date of Publication01/04/2005
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaperback
ISBN-100972707824
ISBN-139780972707824
SubjectMoney & Consumer Issues

Publication Data
Place of PublicationNewton Central
Country of PublicationUnited States
ImprintAORM
Content Noteillustrations

Dimensions
Weight1065 g
Width280 mm
Height215 mm
Spine23 mm

Description
Author BiographyDr Kimberly M Thompson serves as an associate professor of risk analysis and decision science at the Harvard School of Public Health, where she created and directs the Kids Risk Project. A very popular speaker, she has appeared on numerous national and international television shows and radio programs. Dr Thompson's research focuses on children's risks and on using the tools of risk analysis and decision science to empower kids, parents, policy makers, and others to improve their lives. Dr Thompson earned her Doctor of Science degree from Harvard and her BS and MS degrees from MIT.

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Risk in Perspective: Insight and Humor in the Age of Risk Management (English)

by Kimberly M. Thompson

Format Paperback

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Language English

Laugh and learn with this unique book that offers a glimpse at the lighter side of life's risks. Starting with a must-read consumer's guide to taking charge of health information and filled with health and risk-related quotes and cartoons, this book belongs in every physician's waiting room. Risk in Perspective helps consumers evaluate health and scientific information and consider how the information can be used to improve their lives.

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Laugh and learn with this unique book that offers a glimpse at the lighter side of life's risks. Starting with a must-read consumer's guide to taking charge of health information and filled with health and risk-related quotes and cartoons, this book belongs in every physician's waiting room. Risk in Perspective helps consumers evaluate health and scientific information and consider how the information can be used to improve their lives.

Author Biography

Dr. Kimberly M. Thompson serves as an associate professor of risk analysis and decision science at the Harvard School of Public Health, where she created and directs the Kids Risk Project. A very popular speaker, she has appeared on numerous national and international television shows and radio programs. Dr. Thompson's research focuses on children's risks and on using the tools of risk analysis and decision science to empower kids, parents, policy makers, and others to improve their lives. Dr. Thompson earned her Doctor of Science degree from Harvard and her B.S. and M.S. degrees from MIT.

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  • ISBN0972707824
  • Title Risk in Perspective: Insight and Humor in the Age of Risk Management
  • Author Kimberly M. Thompson
  • Short Title RISK IN PERSPECTIVE
  • Publisher Aorm
  • Language English
  • ISBN-10 0972707824
  • ISBN-13 9780972707824
  • Media Book
  • Format Paperback
  • DEWEY 610.207
  • Illustrations Yes
  • Year 2005
  • Publication Date 2005-03-31
  • Pages 325
  • Dimensions216mm x 23mm x 280mm

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