ISBN-10:
0763761311
ISBN-13:
9780763761318
Pub. Date:
07/12/2011
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Essential Case Studies In Public Health / Edition 1

Essential Case Studies In Public Health / Edition 1

by Katherine Hunting, Brenda L. Gleason

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ISBN-13: 9780763761318
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 07/12/2011
Edition description: 1
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Professor, The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Washington, Washington D.C.


President, M2 Health Care Consulting LLC, Washington, Washington D.C.

Table of Contents


A HeadAbout the Authors
A HeadIntroduction
A HeadPrologue
A HeadContributors
PartI Assessment
Case1 The Toronto SARS II Experience
Case2 A Feasibility Study of Routine Screening for HIV in an Urban Emergency Department
Case3 Male Circumcision and HIV: An Evidence-Based Public Health Approach
Case4 Research Synthesis: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Vioxx® and Cardiovascular Event
PartII Policy Development
Case5 The Heart Truth®: A Social Marketing Approach to Increase Awareness about Heart Disease in Women
Case6 An Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Paraguay: Health Risk Communication in a Crisis
Case7 Challenges with Implementing a Community-Based Potable Water System Project in a Rural Honduran Community
Case8 Building on Strengths: A School-Based Mental Health Program
Case9 Building Trust in Communities: The Narragansett Indian Tribe and the State of Rhode Island
Case10 The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance
Case11 Should HPV Vaccine Be Required for School Entry?
Case12 Plan B Emergency Contraception: Caught in a web of science, regulation and politics: What's a woman to do?
Case13 Implementing Policy Changes to Decrease Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Pediatric Asthma Outcomes
Case14 Coal Ash: Disasters and Opportunities
Case15 The Diethylstilbestrol (DES) Story
PartIII Assurance
Case16 Beyond Measurement? Evaluating environmental public health: Assessing the effectiveness of food safety programs
Case17 Cardiac Rehabilitation for the Elderly: A Public Health Perspective
Case18 The X-Pack Smoking Cessation Kit: A Social Marketing Case Study
Case19 Mumps Epidemic in Iowa: Lessons Learned from the Frontline of Testing
Case20 Big Brother is Watching: Utilizing Clinical Decision Support as a Tool to Limit Adverse Drug Events
Case21 The 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic: When You Make Mistakes, Don't Miss the Lessons

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