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Child public health

Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, cop. 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Despite children making up around a quarter of the population, the first edition of this book was the first to focus on a public health approach to the health and sickness of children and young people. It combined clinical and academic perspectives to explore the current state of health of our children, the historical roots of the speciality and the relationship between early infant and child health on later adult  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780199547500 0199547505
OCLC Number: 690500195
Description: 1 vol. (xvii-300 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Why child public health? 1. Child health in the UK and Europe. 2. Child health in developing countries/the majority world. 3. Determinants of child health. 4. Child public health --
lessons from the past. 5. Key concepts and definitions. 6. Child health and adult health. 7. Techniques and resources for child public health practice. 8. Child public health in practice --
case scenarios. A: " Walking the path " --
developing a public health approach to a locality. B: Infant mental health promotion. C: Health promotion directed at reducing motor vehicle accidents involving school-age children. D: Promotion of breast-feeding. E: Child health surveillance programme --
delay in diagnoses. F: Mitigating the health impact of social deprivation. G: Promoting vaccine uptake. H: Reviewing the system for investigating suspected child deaths from abuse. I: Obesity : a public health strategy. J: Tackling child malnutrition, a country approach. Conclusion. Further reading. Index
Other Titles: Machine generated contents note.
Introduction - Why child public health? 1. Child Health in the UK and Europe 2. Child Health in developing countries/the majority world 3. Determinants of Child Health 4. Child public health: lessons from the past 5. Key concepts and definitions 6. Child health and adult health 7. Techniques and resources for child public health practice 8. Child Public Health in practice: case scenarios.
Responsibility: Mitch Blair, Sarah Stewart-Browm, Tony Waterson ... [et al.].
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Child public health is a rapidly developing field, and is increasingly recognised throughout the world as a major area of focus for population health. This book combines clinical and academic  Read more...


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This book is warmheartedly recommended as a comprehensive textbook for practitioners and is also well suited for postgraduate courses in social paediatrics for physicians, public health workers and Read more...

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