Principles of Public Health Practice

ISBN-10: 0766828433

ISBN-13: 9780766828438

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: F. Douglas Scutchfield, C. William Keck

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Essential for anyone involved in the development of public health systems today and into the future, this book describes the characteristics of local, state and federal public health agencies. Extremely well-referenced, this book can serve as a source book for beginning further education or to help with research topics in public health. In the 2nd edition, 5 new chapters are added to provide state-of-the-art coverage of today?s public health issues. The new chapters include Chapter 3, The last Decade examines public health in the nineties, Chapter 12 Performance Standards, Chapter 16, Public Health Workforce, Chapter 17, Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Effectiveness, and Chapter 28, International Health Features.
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Book details

List price: $238.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/8/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

The Basis of Public Health
Concepts and Definitions of Public Health Practice
History and Development of Public Health
The Last Decade
The Determinants of Health
The Legal Basis for Public Health
Settings for Public Health Practice
The Federal Contribution to Public Health
The State Public Health Department
The Local Health Department
Tools for Public Health Practice
Leadership in Public Health Practice
Healthy People: Defining Mission, Goals, and Objectives
Community Assessment and Change: A Framework, Principles, Models, Methods, and Skills
Performance Measurement and Management in Public Health
Health Data Management for Public Health
Theories and Structures of Public Health Behavior
The Management of Public Health Organizations
Public Health Workforce
The Provision of Public Health Services
Prevention Effectiveness
Chronic Disease Control
Progress and Next Steps in Reducing Tobacco Use in the United States
A Public Health Approach to Alcohol and Other Drug Problems: Theory and Practice
Oral Diseases: The Neglected Epidemic
Infectious Disease Control
Environmental Health in Public Health
Primary Care and Public Health
Maternal and Child Health
Injury Control
The Public Health Laboratory
Global Health in the Twenty-First Century
The Future of Public Health Practice
The Future of Public Health
Appendices
Major National Public Health Professional Associations
Development of Public Health Leadership Institutes in the United States: A Historical Perspective
Core Competencies for Public Health Practice
Index
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