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Maternal and Child Health: Programs, Problems, and Policy in Public Health, Second Edition

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4/30/2005
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Summary

This outstanding introductory text provides an overview of the issues and extent of maternal and child health services. This thorough revision covers important new topics such as the epidemic of obesity, the consequences of the implementation of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), efforts to reduce mother-tochild transmission of AIDS, new immunizations for child safety improvements, and more.

Table of Contents

Contributors ix
Foreword xiii
Introduction xv
Section I Foundations of Maternal and Child Health 1(88)
Chapter 1 Children's Rights, Distributive Justice, and Advocacy in Maternal and Child Health
3(20)
Lewis Margolis, George Cole, and Jonathan Kotch
Introduction
3(1)
Rights
4(5)
Theories of Justice
9(2)
Child Advocacy
11(6)
The Future
17(2)
References
19(4)
Chapter 2 Historical Foundations of Maternal and Child Health
23(34)
Lewis Margolis, George Cole, and Jonathan Kotch
Introduction
23(1)
Origins of Governmental Participation in the Care of Mothers and Children
24(8)
The Emergence of the Federal Government in Community Assessment, Policy Development, and Assurance for Mothers and Children
32(3)
Social Activism, Equity, and the Development of Maternal and Child Health Policy in the 1960's
35(6)
Redefining the Roles of States
41(10)
Conclusion
51(1)
References
52(5)
Chapter 3 Families and Health
57(32)
Joseph Telfair
Introduction
57(1)
Family Trends in the Historical Context
58(17)
Community Services
75(7)
Conclusion
82(2)
References
84(5)
Section II Determinants of Health and Health Services: The Developmental Cycle 89(208)
Chapter 4 Family Planning
91(22)
C. Arden Miller, Linda Piccinino, and Amy Tsui
Introduction
91(1)
Background
92(1)
Supportive Rationale
93(3)
Social and Political Context
96(3)
Methods of Family Planning
99(5)
Family Planning Providers
104(2)
Needs and Prospects
106(3)
References
109(4)
Chapter 5 Mothers and Infants
113(46)
Trude Bennett and Milton Kotelchuck
Introduction
113(1)
Outcomes
114(12)
Reproductive Risk
126(5)
Interventions
131(16)
Outstanding Concerns
147(7)
References
154(5)
Chapter 6 The Child from 1 to 4: The Toddler and Preschool Years
159(44)
Anita M. Farel and Jonathan B. Kotch
Introduction
159(1)
Demographics
160(4)
Health Status
164(9)
Health Care Access
173(1)
Programs
174(11)
Outstanding Issues
185(7)
Conclusion
192(1)
References
193(10)
Chapter 7 The School-Age Child
203(40)
Joseph Telfair and Jonathan B. Kotch
Introduction
203(1)
Demographics
204(1)
Health Status
205(1)
Epidemiology of Major Health Problems
206(7)
Health Care Access and Use
213(8)
Outstanding Issues
221(14)
Conclusion
235(1)
References
235(8)
Chapter 8 Improving Adolescent Health
243(54)
David Knopf
Introduction
243(2)
Adolescence in the 21st Century
245(10)
Adolescent Health Status
255(11)
Themes for Improving Adolescent Health
266(5)
Public Health Programs for Adolescents
271(15)
Future Directions
286(1)
References
287(10)
Section III Crosscutting Issues 297(194)
Chapter 9 Disparities in Maternal and Child Health in the United States
299(48)
Larry Crum, Vijaya Hogan, Theresa Chapple, Dorothy Browne, and Jody Greene
Introduction
299(4)
Changing Demographics
303(5)
Health Status of Minority Groups
308(7)
HIV Infection and AIDS
315(4)
Chronic Diseases
319(1)
Risk Factor Contribution to Health Status Differentials
320(4)
Homelessness
324(1)
The Debate Surrounding the Collection of Racial and Ethnic Data
325(8)
Implications for MCH Policy, Practice, Research, and Training
333(4)
Conclusion
337(1)
References
337(10)
Chapter 10 Women's Health: A Life Cycle
347(38)
B. Cecilia Zapata, Anjel Vahratian, and Trude Bennett
Introduction
347(3)
The Women's Health Movement
350(10)
Women's Health: A Life Cycle
360(15)
Final Thoughts
375(1)
References
376(9)
Chapter 11 Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
385(32)
Anita M. Farel
Introduction
385(1)
Evolution of Public Policy: Legislative History
386(5)
Epidemiology of Special Health Care Needs Among US Children
391(5)
Minority Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
396(4)
Mental Health
400(2)
Great Smoky Mountain Study of Youth
402(3)
Systems of Care
405(1)
Transition for Youth with Special Needs
406(1)
Civil Rights for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
407(1)
Financing Care
408(2)
Conclusion
410(1)
References
411(6)
Chapter 12 Issues in Maternal and Child Health Nutrition
417(46)
Janice Dodds and Barbara Laraia
Introduction
417(2)
Three MCH Nutrition Issues
419(20)
Policies and Programs
439(11)
The Social Process Model: An Application
450(7)
References
457(6)
Chapter 13 International Maternal and Child Health
463(28)
Sian Curtis, Shelah Bloom, and Elizabeth Sutherland
Introduction
463(1)
Background and Historical Context
464(2)
The Millennium Development Goals
466(1)
Global MCH Program Strategies
467(1)
The State of Global MCH
468(1)
Maternal Health
469(5)
Child Health
474(4)
International Reproductive Health
478(3)
HIV/AIDS
481(3)
Inequalities in International MCH
484(2)
Conclusions
486(1)
References
487(4)
Section IV Maternal and Child Health Skills 491(180)
Chapter 14 Research Issues in Maternal and Child Health
493(42)
Greg R. Alexander, Donna./ Petersen, Martha Slay Wingate, and Russell S. Kirby
Research in Maternal and Child Health
493(5)
Fundamental Concepts of Science and Research
498(4)
Building Blocks of Research
502(2)
Types of Research
504(7)
Data: Types and Sources
511(4)
Bias and Threats to Valid Interpretation of Data and Results
515(8)
Ethics
523(1)
Reviewing the Literature
524(4)
Conclusion
528(1)
References
529(6)
Chapter 15 Planning Maternal and Child Health Programs
535(48)
Mary D. Peoples-Sheps
Introduction
535(4)
Assessment of Health Problems
539(11)
Health Services Needs Assessment
550(6)
Development and Selection of Interventions
556(7)
Setting Objectives
563(4)
Programming and Implementation
567(9)
Evaluation
576(1)
Conclusion
576(1)
References
577(6)
Chapter 16 Maternal and Child Health Program Monitoring and Performance Appraisal
583(42)
Mary D. Peoples-Sheps and Joseph Telfair
Introduction
583(2)
Measuring Performance
585(13)
Program Monitoring
598(7)
Performance Appraisal
605(14)
Conclusion
619(1)
References
620(5)
Chapter 17 The Practice of Evaluation Research in Maternal and Child Health
625(26)
Joseph Telfair
Introduction
625(1)
Context for the Practice of MCH Evaluation Research
626(1)
Content Focus, Purpose, Types, and Procedures
627(18)
Conclusion
645(1)
References
646(5)
Chapter 18 Advocacy and Policy Development in Maternal and Child Health
651(20)
Donna' Petersen and Catherine A. Hess
Introduction
651(1)
What Is Advocacy?
652(1)
Why Is Advocacy Important in MCH?
653(2)
Who Are Advocates? Who Can Be an Advocate?
655(3)
Where Are Advocacy Efforts Directed?
658(3)
How Is Advocacy Conducted?
How Can Advocacy Be More Successful?
661(4)
How Does Advocacy Relate to the Policy Development Process?
665(2)
Conclusion
667(1)
References
668(1)
Websites for Further Information
669(2)
Index 671


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