The Public Health Primer / Edition 1

The Public Health Primer / Edition 1

by Jo Fairbanks, William H. Wiese, William Wiese
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761906533

ISBN-13: 9780761906537

Pub. Date: 04/28/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Public Health Primer begins with a brief overview of the history and development of public health and then examines the current public health system in the United States. The second part of the book covers the fundamentals of how disease and disease patterns across populations are defined, observed and measured. The final part covers health promotion,

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Overview

The Public Health Primer begins with a brief overview of the history and development of public health and then examines the current public health system in the United States. The second part of the book covers the fundamentals of how disease and disease patterns across populations are defined, observed and measured. The final part covers health promotion, prevention, planning and global health issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761906537
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE DEFINITION, DEVELOPMENT AND ORGANIZATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH
History and Development
The Current US Public Health System
Public Health Practice
Assessment, Assurance and Public Development
PART TWO: BASIC CONCEPTS AND ANALYTIC TOOLS IN PUBLIC HEALTH
Epidemiology and Determinants of Disease
Basic Measurements and Statistics
Makng Inferences from Observations
Surveillance and Monitoring the Health of Populations
PART THREE: PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENTIONS AND APPLICATIONS
Health Promotion and Health Protection
Personal Health Care Services
Health Planning
Global Health

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