9780763729530

An Introduction to Community Health

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    9780763729530

  • ISBN10:

    0763729531

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/9/2004
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Pub
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Table of Contents

Prefacep. xix
Foundations of Community Healthp. 1
Community Health--Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrowp. 2
Organizations that Help Shape Community Healthp. 28
Epidemiology: the Study of Disease, Injury, and Death in the Communityp. 54
Epidemiology: Prevention and Control of Diseases and Health Conditionsp. 87
Community Organizing/Building and Health Promotion Programmingp. 112
The School Health Program: a Component of Community Healthp. 134
The Nation's Healthp. 163
Maternal, Infant, and Child Healthp. 164
Adolescents, Young Adults, and Adultsp. 207
Eldersp. 233
Community Health and Minoritiesp. 264
Community Mental Healthp. 309
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs: A Community Concernp. 341
Health Care Deliveryp. 377
Health Care System: Structurep. 378
Health Care System: Functionp. 410
Environmental Health and Safetyp. 441
Environmental Concerns: Wastes and Pollutionp. 442
The Impact of Environment on Human Healthp. 482
Injuries as a Community Health Problemp. 516
Safety and Health in the Workplacep. 556
Retrospective Studies: How to Calculate an Odds Ratiop. 588
Prospective Studies: How to Calculate Relative and Attributable Riskp. 588
Operational Definitions for the 1990 Censusp. 589
Revised Operational Definitions for 1997p. 591
Self-Assessment Checklistp. 592
Glossaryp. 595
Creditsp. 612
Indexp. 613
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