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This third edition of Introduction to Public Health by Fleming and Parker continues to cement itself as a highly-respected resource for public health students. This title provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of the key concepts and principles of public health from a multidisciplinary perspective. This highly anticipated new edition ofIntroduction to Public Health addresses topical issues, including epidemiology, ethics and evidence-based practice. Parker and Fleming also includes a new focus on infectious diseases and disease presence. The inclusion of the new chapter 'Public health and social policy' will help broaden the readers' understanding of the influence policy has on public health.
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Focus on infectious diseases and disease prevention
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From using and reading it with my studies it was clear and easy to read.
Textbooks can sometimes loose you amongst all the information but this one did not. Might of even contributed to my D 🤣
Section 1 History, definitions and public health policy
1 Defining health and public health
2 History and development of public health
3 Public health policy
4 Social policy and public health
Section 2 Determinants of health
6 Biological and environmental determinants
7 Social and emotional determinants
Section 3 Ethics, evidence and practice
8 Ethics and public health
9 Evidence-based practice
10 Planning and evaluation
Section 4 Health protection and promotion
11 Disease control and management
12 Environmental health
13 Disaster preparedness and public health
14 Health promotion
Section 5 Contemporary issues
15 Globalisation and health
16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
17 Grand challenges for public health
ISBN: 9780729542036 ISBN-10: 0729542033 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 400 Published: 14th August 2015 Publisher: Elsevier Australia Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 19.3
Weight (kg): 0.96
Edition Number: 3 Edition Type: Revised