Chronology of public health in the United States / Russell O. Wright.
Wright, Russell O.
|Format||Book and Print|
|Publication Info||Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2005.|
|Description||viii, 176 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
|Supplemental Content||Table of contents|
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|Contents||Disease causes of death versus actual causes, 2000 -- Ten leading causes of death, 1900-1940 -- Ten leading causes of death, 1950-2000 -- Ten leading causes of death, 1900-2000 -- Death rates per 100,000 for selected causes, 1900-2000 -- Discovery of disease organisms -- 1918 influenza and pneumonia deaths -- Drugs most frequently prescribed, 2001 -- Fatal occupational injuries, 2002 -- AIDS deaths and new cases, 1985-2002.|
|Abstract||"This chronology tracks the development of public health in the United States. The work also includes extensive information on the immune system, along with data on death rates and life expectancies that provide the best measure of the success of public health in the United States"--Provided by publisher.|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-169) and index.|
|Acquisitions source||Laupus- E. Daniel Shingleton Public Health Collection|