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How can society most effectively prevent disease and promote health? This is the challenge addressed by this textbook. Public health has been defined as the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organised efforts of society. The 'science' is concerned with making a diagnosis of a population's health problems, establishing their cause, and determining effective interventions. The 'art' is to address these problems creatively. The aim of this book is to capture both the art and the science of the field. Essential Public Health is divided into two major sections. The first part provides a toolkit of skills the practitioner must acquire, and the second half describes the global challenges faced, and how to go about the task. This will be essential reading for all public health trainees and health professionals, and includes a CD containing interactive, self-assessment questions and exercises to test understanding.
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Meet the Author

Stephen Gillam is Director of Public Health Teaching at the School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge and a GP in Luton. He is a visiting professor at the University of Bedfordshire.

Jan Yates is a Public Health Consultant in the East of England Strategic Health Authority and a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health registered with the UK Public Health Register. She is also a qualified teacher.

Padmanabhan Badrinath is a Consultant in Public Health Medicine for the NHS in Suffolk and Affiliated Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge.

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Table of Contents

List of contributors     vii
Foreword     ix
Foreword     xi
Acknowledgements     xiii
Introduction     1
The public health toolkit
Demography     11
Epidemiology     24
Evidence-based health care     59
Improving population health     76
Screening     94
Health needs assessment     111
The health status of the population     124
Health care evaluation     138
Decision-making in health care     149
Health protection and communicable disease control     165
The challenges of public health in practice
The health of children and young people   Rachel Crowther   Sarah Stewart-Brown     185
Adult public health   Veena Rodrigues     207
Public health and ageing   Lincoln Sergeant   Carol Brayne     225
Tackling health inequalities   Chrissie Pickin     240
Health policy   Richard Lewis     257
Quality measurement and improvement in health care   Nicholas Steel     271
International development and public health   Jenny Amery     285
Public health - thefuture - be part of it...   David Pencheon     307
Glossary     312
Index     323

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