Case Studies in Community Health / Edition 1

Case Studies in Community Health / Edition 1

by Jo Fairbanks, Judith Candelaria
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761914056

ISBN-13: 9780761914051

Pub. Date: 04/08/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Case Studies in Public and Community Health presents 14 classroom-tested case study scenarios, including background information and discussion questions. The overall purpose of the book is to help students understand that public health practice occurs in a social content, and is subject to all the complexities of a social environment. The book can be used as a

Overview

Case Studies in Public and Community Health presents 14 classroom-tested case study scenarios, including background information and discussion questions. The overall purpose of the book is to help students understand that public health practice occurs in a social content, and is subject to all the complexities of a social environment. The book can be used as a textbook supplement to Jo Fairbanks William H Wiese's,The Public Health Primer (SAGE, 1997); it can also be used on its own, or as a supplement to other textbooks in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761914051
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/08/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
88
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.21(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART ONE: EPIDEMIOLOGY
Case Study £1
Basic Terms in Epidemiology
Case Study £2
Cholera in London, 1850
Case Study £3
The Hantavirus Outbreak
Case Study £4
Focus on Violence
PART TWO: PUBLIC HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
Case Study £5
Why Regulate?
Case Study £6
Meningococcal Meningitis Outbreak
Case Study £7
Quality Leadership Process
Case Study £8
Managed Care: What Role for Public Health?
PART THREE: HEALTH PROGRAM PLANNING
Case Study £9
Planning in a Social Context
Case Study £10
Closure of Planned Parenthood Clinic
Case Study £11
Homeless Health Care
Case Study £12
Planning for School Health Services
Case Study £13
School Health/Border Issues
Case Study £14
Health Promotion/Prevention of Diabetes Mellitus
Case Study £15
Health Promotion Program Evaluation

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