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  • ISBN: 9780124157668 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0124157661 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    xxv, 884 pages : illustrations, map ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: Amsterdam : Academic Press, [2014]

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General Note: Previous edition: London: Academic, 2009.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. A History of Public Health. Introduction -- Prehistoric Societies -- The Ancient World -- The Early Medieval Period (Fifth to Tenth Centuries CE) -- The Late Medieval Period (Eleventh to Fifteenth Centuries) -- The Renaissance (1400--1600s) -- Enlightenment, Science, and Revolution (1600s--1800s) -- Eighteenth-Century Reforms -- Applied Epidemiology -- Jenner and Vaccination -- Foundations of Health Statistics and Epidemiology -- Social Reform and the Sanitary Movement (1830--1875) -- Social Security -- Snow on Cholera -- The Germ and Miasma Theories -- Hospital Reform -- The Bacteriological Revolution -- Pasteur, Cohn, Koch, and Lister -- The Basis of Genetics -- Vectorborne Disease -- Microbiology and Immunology -- Poliomyelitis -- Advances in Prevention and Treatment of Infectious Diseases -- Infections and Chronic Diseases -- Maternal and Child Health -- Nutrition in Public Health -- Military Medicine -- Globalization of Health -- Epidemiological Transition -- Achievements of Public Health in the Twentieth Century -- Creating and Managing Health Systems -- Challenges in the Twenty-First Century -- Summary -- Historical Markers -- Note -- Bibliography -- 2. Expanding the Concept of Public Health. Introduction -- Concepts of Public Health -- Evolution of Public Health -- Health and Disease -- The Host-Agent--Environment Paradigm -- The Expanded Host-Agent-Environment Paradigm -- The Natural History of Disease -- Society and Health -- Health Insurance Systems -- Health Promotion -- Social Determinants of Health -- Modes of Prevention -- Health Promotion -- Health Protection -- Primary Prevention -- Secondary Prevention -- Tertiary Prevention -- Demographic and Epidemiological Transition -- Interdependence of Health Services -- Defining Public Health -- Social Medicine and Community Health -- Social Hygiene, Eugenics, and Corruption of Public Health Concepts -- Medical Ecology -- Community-Oriented Primary Care -- The World Health Organization's Definition of Health -- Alma-Ata: Health for All -- Selective Primary Care -- The Risk Approach -- The Case for Action -- Political Economy and Health -- Social, Behavioral, and Political Sciences -- Health and Development -- Health Systems: The Case for Reform -- Advocacy and Consumerism -- Professional Advocacy and Resistance -- Consumerism -- The Health Field Concept -- The Value of Medical Care in Public Health -- Health Targets -- US Health Targets -- European Health Targets -- UK Health Targets -- Individual and Community Participation in Health -- Founding of Health Promotion: The Ottawa Charter of 1986 -- State and Community Models of Health Promotion -- Healthy Cities/Towns/Municipalities -- Human Ecology and Health Promotion -- Defining Public Health Standards -- Integrative Approaches to Public Health -- Achievements of Public Health -- The Future of Public Health -- The New Public Health -- Summary -- Note -- Bibliography -- 3. Measuring, Monitoring, and Evaluating the Health of a Population. Introduction -- Demography -- Fertility -- Population Pyramid -- Life Expectancy -- Epidemiology -- Social Epidemiology -- Epidemiology in Building Health Policy -- Definitions and Methods of Epidemiology -- Rates and Ratios -- Measures of Disease Occurrence or Morbidity -- Prevalence Rates -- Measures of Mortality -- Social Classification -- Sentinel Events -- The Burden of Disease -- Years of Potential Life Lost -- Qualitative Measures of Morbidity and Mortality -- Measurement -- Research and Survey Methods -- Variables -- The Null Hypothesis -- Confounders -- Sampling -- Random Sampling -- Normal Distribution -- Standardization of Rates -- Direct Method of Standardization -- Indirect Method of Standardization -- Potential Errors in Measurement -- Reliability -- Validity -- Screening for Disease -- Epidemiological Studies -- Observational Studies -- Experimental Epidemiology -- Establishing Causal Relationships -- Notification of Diseases -- Special Registries and Reporting Systems -- Disease Classification -- Hospital Discharge Information -- Health Information Systems (Informatics) -- WHO European Region Health for All Database -- Surveillance, Reporting, and Publication -- Assessing the Health of the Individual -- Assessment of Population Health -- Defining the Population -- Health Care Financing and Organization -- Health Care Resources -- Utilization of Services -- Health Care Outcomes -- Quality of Care -- Self-Assessment of Health -- Costs and Benefits -- Effects of Intervention -- Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods -- From Health Information to Knowledge to Policy -- Summary -- Note -- Bibliography --
Summary, etc.: The book provides a unified approach to public health appropriate for all masters' level students and practitioners-specifically for courses in MPH programs, community health and preventive medicine programs, community health education programs, community health nursing programs.
Subject: Public Health trends
Delivery of Health Care trends
Public health
Medical policy
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