More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 4/21/2010.
What is included with this book?
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
interesting February 8, 2011
cool book and really made me realize how many different aspects there are to the public healthcare system. pretty interesting
Introduction to Public Health: stars based on 1 user reviews.
Praise For The Second Edition" hellip;one of the most interestingly organized books about public health I have ever seen. The chapter structure is more inquisitive or intellectual and less about rote memorization. hellip; a welcome surprise in a large field of materials."-Patricia Wren, Oakland UniversityAs public health concerns and controversies have continued to evolve, The new Third Edition of this best-selling text offers new and updated discussions of current topics, recent events, And The most up-to-date data to illustrate the key issues that affect the publicrs"s health.Key Features:The author uses a reader-friendly, narrative style making the text engaging and accessible to a broad range of students.The text illustrates the multidisciplinary nature of public health And The complex ethical and political issues central to it.It includes discussions of epidemiological investigation, biomedical research, environmental assessment, analyses of individual and group behavior, massive data collection efforts, and policy developments.New To The Third Edition:New or expanded sections covering:Pandemic FluResponse to Hurricane KatrinaFDA Regulation of TobaccoPromoting Physical ActivityPoisoning (now the #2 cause of injury death)Nonfatal Traumatic Brain InjuriesNational Childrenrs"s StudyCoal Ash and other unregulated waste from power plantsMedical errorsInformation TechnologyNew information/discussion on:H1N1 swine fluConflicts of interest in drug trialsProblems in planning For The 2010 censusGenomic medicineCell phones/texting while drivingNational birth defects prevention studyThe new HPV vaccine controversyLead paint in toys imported from chinaBisphenol A (BPA) and phthalatesThe recent Salmonella outbreak in Peanut ButterContaminated drug imports from ChinaManaged care efforts to control medical costsEvaluation of Healthy People 2010 and planning for Healthy People 2020new examples including:Andrew Speaker/Extremely Drug Resistant (XDR) TuberculosisFootball players and increased risk for dementia later in life