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Evidence-based public health : effectiveness and efficiency

Author: Amanda Killoran; Michael P Kelly
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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A follow up to Public Health Evidence: Tackling Health Inequalities, this book builds on the themes already introduced, and provides a broader perspective on an evidence-based approach to public  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Killoran; Michael P Kelly
ISBN: 9780199563623 0199563624
OCLC Number: 892557711
Description: XXVII, 499 str. : ilustr. ; 25 cm.
Contents: PART 1 - PUBLIC HEALTH CHALLENGES OF THE 21ST CENTURY ; 1. Trends and scenarios in public health in the UK ; 2. Policy and evidence-based public health ; 3. Ethics and evidence in health promotion ; PART 2 - EVIDENCE-BASED FRAMEWORKS ; 4. Theory-driven approach - 'programme theories' /'theory of change' concepts ; 5. Equity, risk and the life course: a framework for understanding and tackling health inequalities ; 6. Vulnerability, disadvantage and sexual health ; 7. Social context and youth health: understanding and mitigating exclusion ; 8. Use of economic methods to evaluate the cost effectiveness of public health interventions ; 9. Equity and efficiency: the contribution of health economics ; 10. Valuation of health in public health in economic evaluations ; 11. Ethics and public health: the ethics of intervention choices ; PART 3 - GENERATING EVIDENCE ; 12. Developing and evaluating complex interventions ; 13. Child health and wellbeing in the early years: the national evaluation of Sure Start ; 14. Smoking cessation ; 15. Diabetes-population based prevention programmes among South Asians ; 16. The Gatehouse project: a multi-level integrated approach to promoting wellbeing in schools ; 17. Workplace and mental wellbeing - Whitehall 2 Study ; 18. Area-based initiatives in deprived neighbourhoods ; 19. Built environment - 'walkability' of neighbourhoods ; 20. Fiscal policy and health-related behaviours ; PART 4 - SYNTHESISING EVIDENCE AND DEVELOPING GUIDANCE ; 21. Assessing evidence: study quality ; 22. Assessing evidence and prioritising clinical and public health guidance recommendations ; 23. Social values in developing public health guidance ; 24. Developing guidance on changing behaviour ; 25. What works in promoting the emotional and social well being of children in primary education? ; 26. What environmental measures are effective in promoting physical activity? ; 27. Developing evidence based guidance for health technologies: the NICE experience ; 28. Supporting implementation of public health guidance: NICE experience ; PART 5 - KNOWLEDGE, EVIDENCE AND POLICY ; 29. The individual and social level of public health ; 30. Informing public health policy with the best available evidence ; 31. Changing policy: reflections on the role of public health evidence
Responsibility: edited by Amanda Killoran and Michael P Kelly.


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This may be the most comprehensive conceptual treatment of generating and appraising evidence for public health currently available. * Doody's Notes *

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