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Introduction to public health

Author: Mary Louise FlemingElizabeth ParkerIgnacio Correa-VelezLouise BaldwinCatherine BennettAll authors
Publisher: Chatswood, NSW : Elsevier, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"Introduction to Public Health is a foundation, introductory text addressing the principles and practice of public health. Written from a multidisciplinary perspective, the text defines the discipline of public health, the nature and scope of public health activity and the challenges that face public health in the 21st century. Designed for undergraduate health science and nursing students, the text helps readers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Introduction to public health.
Chatswood, NSW : Elsevier Australia,
(OCoLC)1076344607
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Louise Fleming; Elizabeth Parker; Ignacio Correa-Velez; Louise Baldwin; Catherine Bennett; Hilary Bambrick; Anthony Carpenter; Gerry FitzGerald; Richard Franklin; Trish Gould; Melissa Haswell; Peter A Leggat; Ray Mahoney; Greg Marston
ISBN: 9780729543057 0729543056 9780729587341 0729587347
OCLC Number: 1097168357
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 261 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Section 1: Definitions, determinants and challenges --
1. Defining health and public health --
2. Public health challenges --
3. Epidemiology --
4. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health --
Section 2: Policy, ethics and evidence --
5. Public health policy --
6. Public health and social policy --
7. Ethics and public health --
8. Evidence-based practice --
Section 3: Public health strategies --9. Individual and interpersonal strategies for public health --
10. Communities and organisational strategies --
11. Enabling environments for health --
Section 4: Section 4 Contemporary issues --
12. Refocusing public health: emphasising health promotion and protection --
13. Contemporary practice --
14. Global health --
15. Disasters, emergencies and terrorism --
16. Concluding remarks
Responsibility: Mary-Louise Fleming ; Elizabeth Parker ; Ignacio Correa-Velez.

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"Introduction to Public Health is a foundation, introductory text addressing the principles and practice of public health. Written from a multidisciplinary perspective, the text defines the discipline of public health, the nature and scope of public health activity and the challenges that face public health in the 21st century. Designed for undergraduate health science and nursing students, the text helps readers with their understanding of the nature and scope of public health and the challenges facing the field into the future."

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