Essential Public Health

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Radcliffe Publishing, 2003 - Medical - 490 pages
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Essential Public Health is the second edition to the widely acclaimed and best-selling Essential Public Medicine. The latter became a standard text in very many institutions of learning and training as well as being read by students and practitioners across a wide range of disciplines. Throughout its 17 years of existence, it has been in constant demand. Essential Public Medicine builds upon this successful formula but has been fundamentally revised and recast. It describes the whole spectrum of public health: the principles, methods and applications of epidemiology, the assessment of health a.
 

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Contents

Assessing the Health of the Population I
1
Approaches to Investigation
35
The Promotion of Health
101
The National Health Service
169
Physical Disability
237
Mothers and Children
255
Mental Health and Learning Disability
297
Health in Later Life
335
Communicable Diseases and Parasites
365
Environment and Health
439
References
469
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