ISBN-10:
0763731714
ISBN-13:
9780763731717
Pub. Date:
04/19/2005
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Maternal And Child Health: Programs, Problems, And Policy In Public Health, Second Edition / Edition 2

Maternal And Child Health: Programs, Problems, And Policy In Public Health, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Jonathan B. Kotch

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ISBN-13: 9780763731717
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 04/19/2005
Edition description: 2E
Pages: 704
Product dimensions: 9.22(w) x 6.04(h) x 1.59(d)

Table of Contents

Contributorsix
Forewordxiii
Introductionxv
Section IFoundations of Maternal and Child Health1
Chapter 1Children's Rights, Distributive Justice, and Advocacy in Maternal and Child Health3
Introduction3
Rights4
Theories of Justice9
Child Advocacy11
The Future17
References19
Chapter 2Historical Foundations of Maternal and Child Health23
Introduction23
Origins of Governmental Participation in the Care of Mothers and Children24
The Emergence of the Federal Government in Community Assessment, Policy Development, and Assurance for Mothers and Children32
Social Activism, Equity, and the Development of Maternal and Child Health Policy in the 1960s35
Redefining the Roles of States41
Conclusion51
References52
Chapter 3Families and Health57
Introduction57
Family Trends in the Historical Context58
Community Services75
Conclusion82
References84
Section IIDeterminants of Health and Health Services: The Developmental Cycle89
Chapter 4Family Planning91
Introduction91
Background92
Supportive Rationale93
Social and Political Context96
Methods of Family Planning99
Family Planning Providers104
Needs and Prospects106
References109
Chapter 5Mothers and Infants113
Introduction113
Outcomes114
Reproductive Risk126
Interventions131
Outstanding Concerns147
References154
Chapter 6The Child from 1 to 4: The Toddler and Preschool Years159
Introduction159
Demographics160
Health Status164
Health Care Access173
Programs174
Outstanding Issues185
Conclusion192
References193
Chapter 7The School-Age Child203
Introduction203
Demographics204
Health Status205
Epidemiology of Major Health Problems206
Health Care Access and Use213
Outstanding Issues221
Conclusion235
References235
Chapter 8Improving Adolescent Health243
Introduction243
Adolescence in the 21st Century245
Adolescent Health Status255
Themes for Improving Adolescent Health266
Public Health Programs for Adolescents271
Future Directions286
References287
Section IIICrosscutting Issues297
Chapter 9Disparities in Maternal and Child Health in the United States299
Introduction299
Changing Demographics303
Health Status of Minority Groups308
HIV Infection and AIDS315
Chronic Diseases319
Risk Factor Contribution to Health Status Differentials320
Homelessness324
The Debate Surrounding the Collection of Racial and Ethnic Data325
Implications for MCH Policy, Practice, Research, and Training333
Conclusion337
References337
Chapter 10Womens Health: A Life Cycle347
Introduction347
The Women's Health Movement350
Women's Health: A Life Cycle360
Final Thoughts375
References376
Chapter 11Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs385
Introduction385
Evolution of Public Policy: Legislative History386
Epidemiology of Special Health Care Needs Among US Children391
Minority Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs396
Mental Health400
Great Smoky Mountain Study of Youth402
Systems of Care405
Transition for Youth with Special Needs406
Civil Rights for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs407
Financing Care408
Conclusion410
References411
Chapter 12Issues in Maternal and Child Health Nutrition417
Introduction417
Three MCH Nutrition Issues419
Policies and Programs439
The Social Process Model: An Application450
References457
Chapter 13International Maternal and Child Health463
Introduction463
Background and Historical Context464
The Millennium Development Goals466
Global MCH Program Strategies467
The State of Global MCH468
Maternal Health469
Child Health474
International Reproductive Health478
HIV/AIDS481
Inequalities in International MCH484
Conclusions486
References487
Section IVMaternal and Child Health Skills491
Chapter 14Research Issues in Maternal and Child Health493
Research in Maternal and Child Health493
Fundamental Concepts of Science and Research498
Building Blocks of Research502
Types of Research504
Data: Types and Sources511
Bias and Threats to Valid Interpretation of Data and Results515
Ethics523
Reviewing the Literature524
Conclusion528
References529
Chapter 15Planning Maternal and Child Health Programs535
Introduction535
Assessment of Health Problems539
Health Services Needs Assessment550
Development and Selection of Interventions556
Setting Objectives563
Programming and Implementation567
Evaluation576
Conclusion576
References577
Chapter 16Maternal and Child Health Program Monitoring and Performance Appraisal583
Introduction583
Measuring Performance585
Program Monitoring598
Performance Appraisal605
Conclusion619
References620
Chapter 17The Practice of Evaluation Research in Maternal and Child Health625
Introduction625
Context for the Practice of MCH Evaluation Research626
Content Focus, Purpose, Types, and Procedures627
Conclusion645
References646
Chapter 18Advocacy and Policy Development in Maternal and Child Health651
Introduction651
What Is Advocacy?652
Why Is Advocacy Important in MCH?653
Who Are Advocates? Who Can Be an Advocate?655
Where Are Advocacy Efforts Directed?658
How Is Advocacy Conducted? How Can Advocacy Be More Successful?661
How Does Advocacy Relate to the Policy Development Process?665
Conclusion667
References668
Websites for Further Information669
Index671

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