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Principles of Public Health Practice

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780766828438

ISBN10:
0766828433
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
8/8/2002
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

PART ONE The Basis of Public Health 1(74)
Concepts and Definitions of Public Health Practice
2(9)
F. Douglas Scutchfield
C. William Keck
History and Development of Public Health
11(20)
Elizabeth Fee
The Last Decade
31(14)
C. William Keck
F. Douglas Scutchfield
The Determinants of Health
45(14)
John M. Last
J. Michael McGinnis
The Legal Basis for Public Health
59(16)
Edward P. Richards III
Katharine C. Rathbun
PART TWO Settings for Public Health Practice 75(64)
The Federal Contribution to Public Health
76(29)
William L. Roper
Glen P. Mays
The State Public Health Department
105(18)
Suzanne Dandoy
A. Richard Melton
The Local Health Department
123(16)
Thomas L. Milne
PART THREE Tools for Public Health Practice 139(166)
Leadership in Public Health Practice
140(21)
Dennis D. Pointer
Julianne P. Sanchez
Healthy People: Defining Mission, Goals, and Objectives
161(16)
Emmeline Ochiai
Carter Blakey
Randolph F. Wykoff
Community Assessment and Change: A Framework, Principles, Models, Methods, and Skills
177(14)
Elizabeth A. Baker
Robert M. Goodman
Performance Measurement and Management in Public Health
191(32)
Paul K. Halverson
Glen P. Mays
Health Data Management for Public Health
223(30)
Stephen B. Thacker
Donna F. Stroup
Richard C. Dicker
Theories and Structures of Public Health Behavior
253(20)
John P. Elder
Gregory A. Talavera
Pamina M. Gorbach
Guadalupe X. Ayala
The Management of Public Health Organizations
273(18)
Joel M. Lee
Public Health Workforce
291(14)
Kristine M. Gebbie
Hugh Tilson
PART FOUR The Provision of Public Health Services 305(198)
Prevention Effectiveness
306(19)
Jeffrey R. Harris
Stephanie Zaza
Steven M. Teutsch
Chronic Disease Control
325(26)
David V. McQueen
James S. Marks
Progress and Next Steps in Reducing Tobacco Use in the United States
351(14)
Michael P. Eriksen
Lawrence W. Green
A Public Health Approach to Alcohol and Other Drug Problems: Theory and Practice
365(22)
James F. Mosher
Traci L. Toomey
Oral Diseases: The Neglected Epidemic
387(22)
Myron Allukian, Jr
Infectious Disease Control
409(22)
Alan R. Hinman
Environmental Health in Public Health
431(12)
Darryl B. Barnett
Joe E. Beck
Worley Johnson Jr.
R. Steven Konkel
Primary Care and Public Health
443(16)
Kevin A. Pearce
Samuel C. Matheny
Maternal and Child Health
459(12)
Trude Bennett
Alan W. Cross
Injury Control
471(18)
Maria Segui-Gomez
Susan P. Baker
The Public Health Laboratory
489(8)
Ronald L. Cada
Michael Peddecord
Global Health in the Twenty-First Century
497(6)
William H. Foege
PART FIVE The Future of Public Health Practice 503(32)
The Future of Public Health
504(31)
C. William Keck
F. Douglas Scutchfield
APPENDICES
Appendix A Major National Public Health Professional Associations
523(4)
C. William Keck
F. Douglas Scutchfield
Appendix B Development of Public Health Leadership Institutes in the United States: A Historical Perspective
527(4)
Carol Woltring
Appendix C Core Competencies for Public Health Practice
531(4)
C. William Keck
F. Douglas Scutchfield
Index 535


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