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Rural populations and health : determinants, disparities, and solutions

Author: Richard A Crosby; Monica L Wendel; Robin C Vanderpool; Baretta R Casey
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, a Wiley imprint, [2012] ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"This book provides an overview of rural health in a social disparities framework, providing a strong theoretical and evidence-based rationale for rectifying rural health disparities in the U.S. The book includes a comprehensive examination of critical issues in rural health, and rural health care services, as well as a road map for reducing disparities, building capacity and collaboration, and applying prevention  Read more...
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Rural populations and health.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, a Wiley imprint, [2012], ©2012
(DLC) 2012016810
(OCoLC)779259311
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Crosby; Monica L Wendel; Robin C Vanderpool; Baretta R Casey
ISBN: 9781118221693 1118221699 9781118260296 1118260295 9781118235485 1118235487
OCLC Number: 809314994
Description: 1 online resource (418 pages) illustrations, maps
Contents: Part 1: Rural communities in context --
Understanding rural America: A public health perspective / Richard A. Crosby ... [et.al.] --
Defining rurality / L. Gary Hart and Baretta R. Casey --
History of rural public health in America / Amy L. Elizondo and Alan Morgan --
The depth of rural health disparities in America: The ABCDEs / James E. Florence ... [et.al.] --
Part 2: Rural public health systems --
Public health systems, health policy, and population-level prevention in rural America / Angela L. Carman and F. Douglas Scutchfield --
Rural public health systems: A view from Colorado / Julie A. Marshall and Lisa N. VanRaemdonck --
Rural public health systems: A view from Kentucky / Baretta R. Casey --
Rural public health systems: A view from Alabama / Theresa A. Wynn and Mona N. Fouad --
Rural public health systems: A view from Iowa / Faryle Nothwehr, Lauren Erickson, and Ulrike Schultz --
Part 3: Health partnerships in rural communities --
Health assessment in rural communities: A critical organizing and capacity-building tool / James N. Burdine ... [et.al.] --
Strategies for building coalitions in rural communities / Michelle C. Kegler and Frances D. Butterfoss --
Capacity building in rural communities / Monica L. Wendel ... [et.al.] --
Part 4: Evidence-based practice in rural communities --
Promoting adolescent health in rural communities / E. Lisako J. McKyer ... [et.al.] --
Rural food disparities: Availability and accessibility of healthy foods / Wesley R. Dean, Cassandra M. Johnson, and Joseph R. Sharkey --
Promoting oral health in rural communities / Nikki Stone and Baretta R. Casey --
Physical activity promotion in rural America / Richard Kozoll and Sally M. Davis --
Preventing farm-related injuries: The example of tractor overturns / Henry P. Cole and Susan C. Westneat --
Addressing mental health issues in rural areas / Carly E. McCord ... [et.al.] --
Cancer prevention and control in rural communities / Robin C. Vanderpool and Laurel A. Mills --
Tobacco use in rural populations / Geri A. Dino ... [et.al.].
Responsibility: Richard A. Crosby, Monica L. Wendel, Robin C. Vanderpool, Baretta R. Casey, editors ; foreword by Ciro V. Sumaya.

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Health-related disparities remain a persistent, serious problem across the nation's more than 60 million rural residents. Rural Populations and Health provides an overview of the critical issues  Read more...

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