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Medicine of the Future

Risk Assessment, Elimination or Mitigation, and Action Plans for 28 Diseases and Medical Conditions


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Yann Meunier
    Pages 1-132
  3. Yann Meunier
    Pages 133-138
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 139-163

About this book


This book outlines risk assessments for 28 diseases and medical conditions including the following aspects: genetics, biochemistry, serology, past medical history, family history, co-morbidities, age, gender, ethnicity, nutrition and lifestyle. Recommendations are made for how to avoid, eliminate or mitigate risks. Preventing measures concerning chemical compound intake, lifestyle and nutrition are proposed.

The unique content and approach of the book to chronic disease management make it a state-of-the-art reference work, addressing a missing component of medical care and reflecting the cutting edge of preventive medicine.


Assessment Elimination Mitigation Plan Risk

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Hôpital CochinParisFrance

About the authors

Yann Meunier is a healthcare consultant based at Cochin Hospital in Paris, France. He was the Director of International Business Development and Public Affairs for Stanford Hospital and Clinics. At Stanford University, he was the Director of the Stanford Health Promotion Network and a Health Promotion Manager at the Stanford Prevention Research Center.

As the Chief Medical Officer for a U.S. corporation, he created and implemented a public health program for 10,000 villagers in the Kutubu area of Papua New Guinea. He led or participated in public health missions to Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Montrouis (Haiti), Luanda (Angola), Casamance (Senegal), Ouesso (Republic of Congo), Port Harcourt (Nigeria), Lifou (New Caledonia) and the Yunnan province of China.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Medicine of the Future
  • Book Subtitle Risk Assessment, Elimination or Mitigation, and Action Plans for 28 Diseases and Medical Conditions
  • Authors Yann Meunier
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-07298-2
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-36112-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-07299-9
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVI, 163
  • Number of Illustrations 4 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Public Health
    Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
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