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Public health 101 : improving community health / Richard Riegelman, Brenda Kirkwood.

Author/creator Riegelman, Richard K. author.
Other author/creatorKirkwood, Brenda, author.
Format Electronic and Book
EditionThird edition.
Publication Info Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2019.
Copyright Notice ©2019
Description1 online resource (xiii, 338 pages) : color illustrations.
Supplemental Content Direct link to eBook
Subject(s)
Variant title Public health one hundred one
Series Essential public health
Essential public health.
Contents Public health : the population health approach -- Evidence-based public health -- Public health data and communications -- Social and behavioral sciences and public health -- Health law, policy, and ethics -- Noncommunicable diseases -- Communicable diseases -- Environmental health and safety -- Health professionals and the health workforce -- Healthcare institutions -- Health insurance and healthcare systems -- Food and drugs as public health issues -- Systems thinking : from single solutions to one health -- Systems thinking : from single solutions to one health.
Abstract "Public Health 101: Improving Community Health, Third Edition provides a big-picture, population perspective on the determinants of health and disease and the tools available to protect and promote health. Now with a greater emphasis on community involvement and providing community based-services, the third edition examines the full range of options for intervention including use of the healthcare system, the public health system, and society-wide systems such as laws and taxation. Through a unique set of case studies, vignettes, and extensive examples, readers will come away with a clear understanding of how public health affects their everyday lives. They will learn and apply frameworks for thinking about public health issues and gain a deeper understanding about the health news they are exposed to each day"--Publisher's description.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Source of descriptionPrint version record.
Issued in other formPrint version: Riegelman, Richard K. Public health 101. Third edition. Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, [2019] 9781284118445
ISBN9781284118469 (electronic bk.)
ISBN1284118460 (electronic bk.)

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