Public Health and Preventive Medicine

ISBN-10: 0071441980
ISBN-13: 9780071441988
Edition: 15th 2008
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List price: $301.00
Edition: 15th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division
Publication date: 10/12/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1416
Size: 11.25" wide x 9.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 7.172
Language: English

An extensive, in-depth look at public health and preventive medicine topics from experts in the field This trusted one-stop resource is a completely up-to-date, all-in-one public health and preventive medicine guide. Sponsored by the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine and edited and written by well-respected authorities in the range of topics covered, "Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine" is also an outstanding guide to additional resources of information in preparing for the board exam in preventative medicine and public health. The new edition of "Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine" has been completely updated to encompass many new diseases, conditions, and policy issues that continue to dramatically shape-and expand the influence of-public health and preventive medicine. New to this Edition: Important coverage of new diseases, conditions, and policy issues, including critical lessons learned from the SARS epidemic, the most recent perspectives on monkey pox, plus an increased emphasis on West Nile Virus Restructured infectious and communicable disease section that reflects the emergence of many emerging and recrudescent conditions Greater focus on existing web-based resources for further reading New information on community-based participatory research Timely new chapter on bioterrorism and preparedness Additional insights on the amelioration of disease-producing lifestyles Research-enhancing lists and catalogs based on federal and other public access databases that are relevant to public health and prevention More streamlined coverage of chemical exposures and diseases overall Essentials of the public health servicedelivery infrastructure

Public Health Principles and Methods
Public Health and Preventive Medicine: Trends and Guideposts
Epidemiology and Public Health
Ethics and Public Health Policy
Public Health and Population
Public Health Informatics
Health Disparities and Community-Based Participatory Research: Issues and Illustrations
Genetic Determinants of Disease and Genetics in Public Health
Communicable Diseases
Control of Communicable Diseases
Overview of Communicable Diseases
Emerging Microbial Threats to Health and Security
Health Advice for International Travel
Diseases Controlled Primarily by Vaccination
Measles
Mumps
Rubella
Pertussis
Tetanus
Diphtheria
Influenza
Haemophilus influenzae Infections
Varicella and Herpes Zoster
Poliomyelitis
Pneumococcal Infections
Epidemiology and Trends in Sexually Transmitted Diseases
The Epidemiology and Prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Infections Spread by Close Personal Contact
Acute Respiratory Infections
Viral Hepatitis
Aseptic Meningitis
Epstein-Barr Virus and Infectious Mononucleosis
Herpes Simplex Virus
Cytomegalovirus Infections
Group A Streptococcal Diseases
Meningococcal Disease
Tuberculosis
Leprosy
Acute Gastrointestinal Infections
Diseases Spread by Food and Water
Typhoid Fever
Shigellosis
Cholera
Escherichia Coli Diarrhea
Yersiniosis
Legionellosis
Amebiasis and Amebic Meningoenchephalitis
Giardiasis
Dracunculiasis
Human Enteric Coccidial Infections
Control of Infections in Institutions: Healthcare-Associated Infections
Viral Diseases Transmitted Primarily by Arthropod Vectors
Viral Infections
Epidemiology of Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers
Rickettsial Infections
Q Fever
Plague
Malaria
Lyme Disease
Trypanosomiasis
Leishmaniasis
Lymphatic Filariasis
Diseases Transmitted Primarily from Animals to Humans (Zoonoses)
Viral Zoonoses - Rabies
Bacteria
Toxoxplasmosis
Trichinellosis
Clonorchiasis and Opisthorchiasis
Cestode Infections
Opportunistic Fungal Infections
Other Infection-Related Diseases of Public Health Import
Dermatophytes
Hookworm Disease: Ancylostomiasis, Necatoriasis, Uncinariasis
Other Intestinal Nematodes
Schistosomiasis
Toxic Shock Syndrome (Staphylococcal)
Reye's Syndrome
Environmental Health
The Status of Environmental Health
Toxicology
Principles of Toxicology
Neurobehavioral Toxicity
Environmental and Ecological Risk Assessment
Biomarkers
Asbestos and Other Fibers
Coal Workers' Lung Diseases
Silicosis
Health Significance of Metal Exposures
Diseases Associated with Exposure to Chemical Substances: Organic Compounds
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Polychlorinated Dioxins and Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans
Brominated Flame Retardants
Multiple Chemical Sensitivities
Pulmonary Responses to Gases and Particles
Pesticides
Temperature and Health
Ionizing Radiation
Nonionizing Radiation
Effects of the Physical Environment: Noise as a Health Hazard
Ergonomics and Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
Industrial Hygiene
Surveillance and Health Screening in Occupational Health
Workers with Disabilities
Environmental Justice: From Global to Local
The Health of Hired Farmworkers
Women Workers
Health Hazards of Child Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Standards
Ensuring Food Safety
Water Quality Management and Water-Borne Disease Trends
Hazardous Waste: Assessing, Detecting, and Remediation
Aerospace Medicine
Housing and Health
Human Health in a Changing World
Behavioral Factors Affecting Health
Health Behavior Research and Intervention
Tobacco: Health Effects and Control
Alcohol-Related Health Problems
Prevention of Drug Use and Drug Use Disorders
Community Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Risk Communication - An Overlooked Tool for Improving Public Health
Health Literacy
Noncommunicable and Chronic Disabling Conditions
Screening for Early and Asymptomatic Conditions
Cancer
Heart Disease
Renal and Urinary Tract Disease
Diabetes
Respiratory Disease Prevention
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Neurological Disorders
Disabling Visual Disorders
Psychiatric Disorders
Childhood Cognitive Disability
Prevention of Disability in Older Persons
Nutrition in Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Postmarketing Medication Safety Surveillance: A Current Public Health Issue
Health-Care Planning, Organization, and Evaluation
The American Health-Care System: Structure and Function
Structure and Function of the Public Health System in the United States
International and Global Health
Public Health Law
Public Health Management Tools
Planning for Health Improvement: Models for Communities and Institutions
Public Health Leadership Development
Policy Development
Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement
Public Health Management Tools Evaluation
Categorical Public Health Sciences
Disaster Preparedness and Response
Maternal and Child Health
Preventive Medicine Support of Military Operations
Public Health Workforce
Family Planning
Injury and Violence
Injury Control: The Public Health Approach
Violence in the Family as a Public Health Concern

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