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Introduction to public health / Mary-Louise Fleming ; Elizabeth Parker ; Ignacio Correa-Velez.

Format Book and Electronic
Edition4th ed.
Publication Info Chatswood, NSW : Elsevier, 2019.
Description1 online resource (xvi, 261 pages) : illustrations
Supplemental Content Direct link to resource
Other author/creatorFleming, Mary Louise, compiler, contributor.
Other author/creatorParker, Elizabeth G., compiler, contributor.
Other author/creatorCorrea-Velez, Ignacio, compiler, contributor.
Other author/creatorBaldwin, Louise, contributor.
Other author/creatorBennett, Catherine, contributor.
Other author/creatorBambrick, Hilary, contributor.
Other author/creatorCarpenter, Anthony, contributor.
Other author/creatorFitzGerald, Gerry, contributor.
Other author/creatorFranklin, Richard, contributor.
Other author/creatorGould, Trish, contributor.
Other author/creatorHaswell, Melissa, contributor.
Other author/creatorLeggat, Peter A., contributor.
Other author/creatorMahoney, Ray, contributor.
Other author/creatorMarston, Greg, contributor.
Contents Section 1: Definitions, determinants and challenges -- 1. Defining health and public health -- 2. Public health challenges -- 3. Epidemiology -- 4. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health -- Section 2: Policy, ethics and evidence -- 5. Public health policy -- 6. Public health and social policy -- 7. Ethics and public health -- 8. Evidence-based practice -- Section 3: Public health strategies --9. Individual and interpersonal strategies for public health -- 10. Communities and organisational strategies -- 11. Enabling environments for health -- Section 4: Section 4 Contemporary issues -- 12. Refocusing public health: emphasising health promotion and protection -- 13. Contemporary practice -- 14. Global health -- 15. Disasters, emergencies and terrorism -- 16. Concluding remarks
Abstract "Introduction to Public Health is a foundation, introductory text addressing the principles and practice of public health. Written from a multidisciplinary perspective, the text defines the discipline of public health, the nature and scope of public health activity and the challenges that face public health in the 21st century. Designed for undergraduate health science and nursing students, the text helps readers with their understanding of the nature and scope of public health and the challenges facing the field into the future."
Issued in other formPrint version: Introduction to public health. 4e Chatswood, NSW : Elsevier Australia, [2019]
ISBN9780729543057 paperback
ISBN9780729587341 ebk
ISBN0729587347 ebk

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