Health Issues in the Black Community
Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)
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Description: Vigorous action must be directed to prevent disease, promote overall health, and deliver appropriate care within the African American population. In this thoroughly updated and revised edition of Health Issues in the Black Community the authors offer an in-depth examination of the most pressing health problems confronting the black community. Written by a stellar panel of scholars and practitioners in the field, this valuable resource examines such topics as chronic illnesses, the effect of violence, and health policy. Health Issues in the Black Community also contains the most current thinking on relevant health, delivery, lifestyle, and policy issues.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $80.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/12/2001
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
|Foreword: Another Call to Action|
|Health Status Across the Life Span|
|African American Health: An Overview|
|The Health Status of Children and Adolescents|
|The Health Status of Black Women|
|The Health Status of Black Men|
|Health and the Elderly|
|Social, Mental, and Environmental Challenges|
|The Epidemiology of Mental Disorder: 1985-2000|
|The Role of Black Faith Communities in Fostering Health|
|The Epidemic of Homicide and Violence|
|The Dilemma of Organ and Tissue Transplantation|
|Hypertension and Other Risk Factors for Stroke|
|Sickle Cell Anemia|
|Pediatric Asthma in African American Children|
|Tobacco: From Slavery to Addiction|
|Alcohol Use and Misuse|
|Ethical, Political, and Ecological Issues|
|The Quest for Environmental Justice|
|Research and Ethics: A Legacy of Distrust|
|Health Policy Challenges|
|Cultural Sensitivity in Public Health|
|Closing the Gap: Eliminating Health Disparities|