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Evaluating health promotion : practice and methods

Author: Margaret Thorogood; Yolande Coombes
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The third edition of this highly successful book has been fully revised and updated to reflect the ongoing developments in the field of health promotion, to help those in health promotion choose and implement accurate, reliable, and evidence-based evaluation methods.
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Thorogood; Yolande Coombes
ISBN: 9780199569298 0199569290
OCLC Number: 1086940628
Notes: Previous ed.: 2004.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 220 p.)
Contents: Machine generated contents note: --
<strong>1: Overview </strong>1. Introduction, <em>Yolande Coombes and Margaret Thorogood</em>2. Historical and policy approaches, <em>Virginia Berridge</em><strong>Part 2: Methods of evaluation </strong>3. Evaluating according to purpose and resources: Strengthening the evidence base incrementally, <em>Yolande Coombes</em>4. Evaluating interventions: Experimental study designs in health promotion, <em>Annie Britton</em>5. Economic evaluation of health promotion interventions, <em>Warren Stevens</em>6. Using systematic reviews in health promotion, <em>Margaret Thorogood</em>7. Process evaluation: Understanding how and why interventions work, <em>David Ellard and Suzanne Parsons</em><strong>Part 3: Evaluation in practice </strong>8. Social marketing interventions and evaluation, <em>Steven Chapman</em>9. Evaluation of interventions to prevent intimate partner violence, <em>Rachel Jewkes</em>10. Evaluating environmental interventions through natural experiments, <em>Melvyn Hillsdon</em>11. E-health promotion, <em>John Powell</em><strong>Part 4: Participants in, and users of, evaluation </strong>12. Involving lay people in the development of NICE public health guidance, <em>Jane Cowl</em>13. Evaluating the ethics of health promotion: Understanding informed participation, <em>Dalya Marks</em>14. Feeding back evaluation results to stakeholder participants, <em>Yolande Coombes</em>15. Getting findings into policy, <em>Carol Tannahill</em>16. Conclusions: Providing appropriate evidence and influencing policy, <em>Margaret Thorogood and Yolande Coombes</em>.
Responsibility: edited by Margaret Thorogood and Yolande Coombes.

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The third edition of this highly successful book has been fully revised and updated to reflect the ongoing developments in the field of health promotion, to help those in health promotion choose and implement accurate, reliable, and evidence-based evaluation methods.

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