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Evidence for Population Health

Evidence for Population Health

by Richard F. HellerRichard F. Heller


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This introductory textbook gives practical methods, and their theoretical basis, for applying evidence to the field of Public Health.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198529743
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/14/2005
Pages: 138
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. What is evidence for population health?
2. The population or the individual in public health
3. Shifting the distribution
4. Measuring the population impact
5. Evaluation based risks and interventions
6. Getting the outcome measure right
7. Public health informatics - the role of e-science and building the evidence base
8. Perceptions of risk among policy makers and the public
9. Managing knowledge of population health
10. Applying evidence to inform public health practice and health policy decision-making
11. Individual or population priorities for population health:involving the public
12. Evidence into action: population impact assessment and the population health decision support

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