Principles and Practice of Public Health Surveillance
Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)
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Description: Public health surveillance is the systematic, ongoing assessment of the health of a community, based on the collection, interpretation, and use of health data. Surveillance provides information necessary for public health decision making. This text presents an organized approach to planning, developing, and implementing public health surveillance systems. It has a broad scope, discussing legal and ethical issues as well as technical problems. It goes beyond the surveillance ofparticular conditions to the basic elements common to the application of surveillance to any type of health-related problem. The Second Edition has been updated throughout and many chapters have been expanded. Several new chapters have been added on the changing healthcare information infrastructure,quality surveillance, pharmaceutical surveillance, and the use of surveillance information in marketing and advocacy. The standard text in this field, it will continue to serve as a textbook for public health students and a desk reference for public health practioners.
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List price: $59.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/5/2000
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
|Introduction and Historical Development|
|Considerations in Planning a Surveillance System|
|Sources of Routinely Collected Data for Surveillance|
|Management of the Surveillance System and Quality Control of Data|
|Descriptive Epidemiology Analyzing and Interpreting Surveillance Data|
|Special Analytic Issues|
|Communicating Information for Action|
|Evaluating Public Health Surveillance|
|Public Health Surveillance and the Law|
|Computerized Public Health Surveillance Systems|
|State and Local Issues in Surveillance|
|Surveillance Issues in Developing Countries|