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Essential public health : theory and practice

Author: Stephen Gillam; Jan Yates; Padmanabhan Badrinath
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This second edition has been fully updated with contemporary examples and includes new chapters on sustainability and change, management and leadership. An internet companion includes supplementary information and interactive, self-assessment questions.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Gillam; Jan Yates; Padmanabhan Badrinath
ISBN: 9781107601765 1107601762 9781139418188 1139418181
OCLC Number: 778326998
Notes: Previous edition: 2007.
Awards: Commended for British Medical Association Book of the Year 2013.
Description: xiv, 332 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I: The Public health toolkit --
Chapter 1. --
Management, leadership and change / Stephen Gillam and Jan Yates --
Chapter 2. --
Demography / Padmanabhan Badrinath and Stephen Gillam --
Chapter 3. --
Epidemiology / Padmanabhan Badrinath and Stephen Gillam --
Chapter 4. --
The Health status of the population / Padmanabhan Badrinath and Jan Yates --
Chapter 5. --
Evidence-based health-care / Padmanabhan Badrinath and Stephen Gillam --
Chapter 6. --
Health needs assessment / Stephen Gillam, Jan Yates and Padmanabhan Badrinath --
Chapter 7. --
Decision making in the health-care sector --
the role of public health / Jan Yates and Stephen Gillam --
Chapter 8. --
Improving population health / Stephen Gillam and Jan Yates --
Chapter 9. --
Screening / Jan Yates and Stephen Gillam --
Chapter 10. --
Health protection and communicable disease control / Jan Yates and Padmanabhan Badrinath --
Chapter 11. --
Improving quality of care / Nicholas Steel and Stephen Gillam. Part II: Contexts for public health practice. --
Introduction to part 2 --
what do we mean by contexts in public health? / Jan Yates --
Chapter 12. --
The Health of children and young people / Kirsteen L. Macleod, Rachel Crowther and Sarah Stewart-Brown --
Chapter 13. --
Adult public health / Veena Rodrigues --
Chapter 14. --
Public health and ageing / Lincoln Sargeant and Carol Brayne --
Chapter 15. --
Health inequalities and public health practice / Chrissie Pickin and Jennie Popay --
Chapter 16. --
Health policy / Richard Lewis and Stephen Gillam --
Chapter 17. --
International development and public health / Jenny Amery --
Chapter 18. --
Sustainable development --
the opportunities and the challenges for the public's health / David Pencheon.
Responsibility: [edited by] Stephen Gillam, Jan Yates, and Padmanabhan Badrinath.

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A theoretical and practical introduction to the basics of public health, written for a multidisciplinary audience.  Read more...
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