An Introduction to Community Health

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2005 - Medical - 614 pages
The fifth edition of this best-selling introductory text has been updated to reflect the latest trends and statistics in community health in an effort to effectively address the health issues facing today's communities. with emphasis on developing the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in health education, an Introduction to Community Health, Fifth Edition, covers such topics as epidemiology, community organization, program planning, minority health, health care, mental health, environmental health, drugs, safety, and occupational health.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER
3
CHAPTER
4
CHAPTER
7
A Brief History of Community and Public Health
10
Outlook for Community Health in
24
Analysis and Response
30
437
40
CHAPTER 3
59
A Health Profile of Elders
245
Chapter Summary
259
Analysis and Response
303
COMMUNITY HEALTH ON THE
334
438
335
Types of Drugs Abused and Resulting Problems
343
COMMUNITY HEALTH ON THE
367
441
377

Reporting of Births Deaths and Diseases
66
Sources of Standardized Data
77
Chapter Summary
86
Analysis and Response
114
The Process of Community OrganizingBuilding
120
COMMUNITY HEALTH ON THE
137
iii
149
Family and Reproductive Health
173
Maternal Health
181
Community Programs for Women Infants
196
Chapter Summary
203
81
219
COMMUNITY HEALTH ON THE
230
Analysis and Response
231
Demography of Aging
237
COMMUNITY HEALTH ON THE WEB
401
Health Insurance
410
Supplemental Health Insurance
418
Other Arrangements for Delivering Health Care
425
Chapter Summary
432
Chapter Summary
497
INJURIES AS A COMMUNITY HEALTH
502
Chapter Summary
539
How
575
GLOSSARY
582
INDEX
599
489
601
CREDITS 614
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