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Public health practice : what works

Author: Jonathan E Fielding; Steven M Teutsch
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
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The leaders of LA County's Department of Public Health compile the lessons and best practices of working in a complex and evolving public health setting.

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan E Fielding; Steven M Teutsch
ISBN: 9780199301515 0199301514
OCLC Number: 940606614
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 374 pages) : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Foreword ; 1. Introduction & History of Public Health in Los Angeles County ; J. Fielding, J. Freedman, S. Caldwell ; Core Capacities ; 2. Measuring Population Health: The Los Angeles County Health Survey ; S. Baldwin, A. Lightstone ; 3. Strategic Planning: Visioning the New Public Health Agency ; W. Schiffer, G. Huang-Richman, J. Bobrowsky, M. Hatch ; 4. Programs and Policies that Work: How Evidence Can Drive Action ; S. Teutsch ; 5. From Direct Service to Community Orientation: Transformation of Nursing Practice ; D. Caley, D. Davenport ; 6. Assuring Competence: Credentialing and Privileging of Physicians ; J. Gunzenhauser, K. Smith ; 7. Performance Improvement: Using Accountability and Rapid-Cycle Techniques to Improve Services ; D. Jacobson, D. Lotstein ; 8. The Medium and the Message: Strategies for Effective Communication ; R. Rodriguez, S. Kissell ; 9. Understanding Birth Outcomes and Adverse Birth Events: LAMB and LA HOPE ; M. Chao, G. Donatoni, C. Higgins, M. Eldahaby, C. Harding ; Health Promotion ; 10. Underlying Determinants of Health: Putting Local Data to Work ; M. Shih ; 11. Tackling Toxic Food Environments: A Response to the Obesity Epidemic ; P. Simon, S. Bogert ; 12. Enticing People Out of Their Cars: Promoting Active Living ; J. Armbruster, G. Haberman, L. Franco, M. Ocanas ; 13. From Health Education to Health Policy: A Local Paradigm Shift in Tobacco Control ; M. Weber, L. Aragon ; 14. Reaching Underserved Populations: Influenza Vaccination in the African American Community ; M. Parra, J. Heinzerling, S. Caldwell, K. Harrison ; 15. The Asthma Coalition: Effective Prevention and Control through Collaboration ; R. Gilchick, J. Scully, C. Harding ; Health Protection ; 16. 101 Deadly Days: Listeria Monocytogenes Associated with Mexican Style Cheese ; L. Mascola, B. Werner ; 17. Infection Control: Public Health Outreach to Hospitals ; D. Dassey, D. Terashita, S. Sakamoto ; 18. Reducing Zoonoses: Controlling Animal Importation ; K. Ehnert, B. Kim-Farley ; 19. Safe Food Facilities: Reestablishing Public Confidence Through Letter Grades ; H. Dela Cruz, T. Powell, J. Fielding ; 20. Food Product Recalls: Effective Local Response ; H. Dela Cruz, T. Powell ; 21. Sewage Discharge Response: Reforms in Reporting and Public Notification ; B. Franklin, K. Murray ; 22. Contaminated Fish: Protecting Communities Through Community Education and Reducing Availability ; M. Santos, J. Lewis, J. Scully ; Emergency Response ; 23. Emergency Management: Building an Effective Structure for Local Public Health ; M. Contreras, B. Bristow, A. Plough, K. Harrison ; 24. Employees as First Responders: A Framework for Emergency Readiness ; M. Bosshard, B. Bristow, N. Barakat, E. Hinojos ; 25. Responding to Potential Emergencies: The Threat Assessment Unit ; B. Bristow, D. Diamond, M. Kim, A. Plough ; 26. Radiation Risk: Development of a Multi-Agency Radiation Response Plan ; K. Kaufman ; 27. Dispensing Emergency Medications and Supplies: Points of Dispensing Models ; C. Knox, D. Davenport ; 28. Real Time Information in Emergencies: Automating Medication Data Collection ; S. Khan, D. Bagwell ; Service Delivery ; 29. Reducing Drug Use Among Non-violent Offenders: The Drug Court Program ; J. Viernes, A. Long ; 30. Preventing Opiate Overdose Deaths: Legal Challenges and Effectiveness of Prevention Education and Narcan Distribution ; E. Shultz ; 31. Increasing Accountability Among Substance Abuse Treatment Providers: Development of a Performance Measurement System ; D. Crevecoeur, R. Gonzales, R. Rawson, J. Fielding, J. Viernes ; 32. Preconception Health: A Life Course Perspective for Maternal and Child Health ; C. Harding, G. Donatoni, M. Chao, J. Smart, D. Ramos ; 33. Narrowing the Infant Mortality Gap: Data Tools and Strategies for Improved Birth Outcomes ; M. Chao, G. Donatoni, A. Hopson, D. Davenport, C. Harding ; 34. Assuring Medical Coverage: An Effective Outreach Initiative for Children and Families ; W. Schiffer, S. Bostwick, C. Higgins, C. Harding ; 35. Partnering with Families: A New Service Delivery Model for Pediatric Physical and Occupational Therapy ; W. Ford, D. Ruge, N. Cappel, T. O'Hern, S. Roth ; 36. Reducing Cases of HIV: Implementation of Post Exposure Prophylaxis ; J. Sayles, M. Perez, G. Garcia, R. Landovitz ; 37. STDs/HIV in the Adult Film Industry: Workplace Practices and the Need for Regulation ; J. Steinberg, R. Butler, M. McGrath, P. Kerndt
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