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Essential public health : theory and practice

Author: Stephen Gillam; Jan Yates; Padmanabhan Badrinath
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A textbook covering the essentials of public health in theory and practice.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Gillam; Jan Yates; Padmanabhan Badrinath
ISBN: 9780521869720 0521869722 9780521689830 052168983X
OCLC Number: 144228591
Awards: Commended for British Medical Association Book of the Year 2008.
Description: xiii, 335 pages : illustrations + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for CD-ROM: Microsoft Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 4.0, 2000, XP, or later; Macintosh PowerPC with System OS9.2; Internet Explorer is required.
Contents: pt. 1. Public health toolkit --
Demography --
Epidemiology --
Evidence-based health care --
Improving population health --
Screening --
Health needs assessment --
The health status of the population --
Health cars evaluation --
Decision-making in health care --
Wealth protection and communicable disease control --
pt. 2. The challenges of public health in practice --
The health of children and young people / Rachel Crowther and Sarah Stewart-Brown --
Adult public health / Veena Rodrigues --
Public health and ageing / Lincoln Sergeant and Carol Brayne --
Tackling health inequalities / Chrissie Pickin --
Health policy / Richard Lewis --
Quality measurement and improvement in health care / Nicholas Steel --
International development and public health / Jenny Amery --
Public health, the future, be part of it ... / David Pencheon.
Responsibility: [edited by] Stephen Gillam, Jan Yates, Padmanabhan Badrinath.
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