An Introduction to Community Health / Edition 5

An Introduction to Community Health / Edition 5

by James F. McKenzie, Robert R. Pinger, Jerome E. Kotecki
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763743941

ISBN-13: 9780763743949

Pub. Date: 09/30/2006

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

This comprehensive, yet easy-to-read introductory community health text speaks to the current health issues facing people today. Organized into four units and eighteen chapters, An Introduction to Community Health, Web Enhanced Edition examines the breadth of community health information, from the foundations of community health to the health of the nation, from…  See more details below

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This comprehensive, yet easy-to-read introductory community health text speaks to the current health issues facing people today. Organized into four units and eighteen chapters, An Introduction to Community Health, Web Enhanced Edition examines the breadth of community health information, from the foundations of community health to the health of the nation, from health care delivery to environmental health and safety. The all-inclusive pedagogy outlines chapter material, provides learning objectives, and applies theory to practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763743949
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
09/30/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Unit 1Foundations of Community Health1
Ch. 1Community Health - Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow2
Ch. 2Organizations that Help Shape Community Health28
Ch. 3Epidemiology: The Study of Disease, Injury, and Death in the Community54
Ch. 4Epidemiology: Prevention and Control of Diseases and Health Conditions87
Ch. 5Community Organizing/Building and Health Promotion Programming112
Ch. 6The School Health Program: A Component of Community Health134
Unit 2The Nation's Health163
Ch. 7Maternal, Infant, and Child Health164
Ch. 8Adolescents, Young Adults, and Adults207
Ch. 9Elders233
Ch. 10Community Health and Minorities264
Ch. 11Community Mental Health309
Ch. 12Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs: A Community Concern341
Unit 3Health Care Delivery377
Ch. 13Health Care System: Structure378
Ch. 14Health Care System: Function410
Unit 4Environmental Health and Safety441
Ch. 15Environmental Concerns: Wastes and Pollution442
Ch. 16The Impact of Environment on Human Health482
Ch. 17Injuries as a Community Health Problem516
Ch. 18Safety and Health in the Workplace556
App. 1Retrospective Studies: How to Calculate an Odds Ratio588
Prospective Studies: How to Calculate Relative and Attributable Risk588
App. 2Operational Definitions for the 1990 Census589
App. 3Revised Operational Definitions for 1997591
App. 4: Self-Assessment Checklist592
Glossary595
Credits612
Index613

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