Evidence-based Health Promotion / Edition 1

Evidence-based Health Promotion / Edition 1

by Elizabeth R. Perkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471978515

ISBN-13: 9780471978510

Pub. Date: 04/01/1999

Publisher: Wiley

The contributors present a timely and essential volume for health promotion specialists looking for practical guidance in and advice on the three most crucial areas in evidence-based medical practice: assessment of existing evidence, collection of new evidence, and discovery of solutions when there is no evidence. The only book devoted to the burgeoning…  See more details below

Overview

The contributors present a timely and essential volume for health promotion specialists looking for practical guidance in and advice on the three most crucial areas in evidence-based medical practice: assessment of existing evidence, collection of new evidence, and discovery of solutions when there is no evidence. The only book devoted to the burgeoning evidence-based approach, this excellent guide offers readers realistic solutions to the myriad problems encountered in health promotion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471978510
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/01/1999
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.63(w) x 9.57(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

Creative Tensions in Evidence-based Practice.

RECENT THEORIES AND NEW APPROACHES TO PRACTICE.

The Role of Theories in Health Promotion Practice.

Evidence.

Work with Individuals.

Training and Education.

Organisations and Social Systems.

EVIDENCE-BASED WORK IN SETTINGS.

The Evidence Base of Work in Settings.

Working in School Settings.

Working in Informal Settings.

Working within the Criminal Justice System.

Working in Hospital and Community Settings.

GATHERING, ASSESSING AND USING EVIDENCE.

Doing Things Right.

Evidence into Practice.

Health Promotion Needs Assessment.

Using Qualitative Studies.

Monitoring and Evaluating Progress.

Bibliography.

Index.

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