Principles of Public Health Practice

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-02-09
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Written by nationally recognized experts in the public health field, the third edition of PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE balances the science that underscores effective public health practice with an emphasis on evidence-based practice: Key content throughout the text has been mapped to the 10 Essential Public Health Services, which provide a working definition of public health and a guiding framework for the responsibilities of local public health systems: New chapters and expanded coverage on topics such as public health preparedness; public health policy and the policy-making process; public health ethics; and occupational health make this text a must-have for anyone involved in the development of public health systems today and into the future.

Table of Contents

The Basis of Public Health
Concepts and Definitions of Public Health Practice
History and Development of Public Health
Context for Contemporary Public Health Practice
The Determinants of Health
Public Health Policy and the Policy-Making Process
The Legal Basis for Public Health
Public Health Ethics
Settings For Public Health Practice
The Federal Contribution to Public Health
The State Public Health Department
The Local Health Department
Tools For Public Health Practice
Health Data Management for Public Health
Community Health Assessment
Prevention Effectiveness
Theories and Structures of Public Health Behavior
The Management of Public Health Organizations
Performance Measurement and Management in Public Health
Public Health Workforce
Leadership in Public Health Practice
The Provision Of Public Health Services
Chronic Disease Control. 20 : Infectious Disease Control
Public Health Preparedness
Environmental Health in Public Health
Primary Care and Public Health
Maternal and Child Health
Injury Control
Oral Diseases: The Neglected Epidemic
The Public Health Laboratory
Global Health in the 21st Century
The Future of Public Health Practice
The Future of Public Health
Major National Public Health Professional Associations
Core Competencies for Public Health Practice
What does every public health professional need to know about evidence-based practice?
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