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Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine : 16th edition - Matthew L. Boulton

Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine

16th edition

By: Matthew L. Boulton, Robert H. Wallace

Hardcover | 11 November 2021 | Edition Number 16

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New in this edition!

Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine has been updated and revised for the first time in more than a decade. This highly anticipated and extensive edition provides the most current information and insights available on evidence-based public health and preventive medicine, from basic methodologies of public health to principles of epidemiology and infection control to environmental toxicology to global health.

The most comprehensive resource of its kind, Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine is the clear choice for anyone seeking a career in public health.

New in this Edition!
  • Significantly expanded coverage of diseases and preventive methods common in international markets
  • Greater use of tables and summary lists for easier reading and retention
  • Appearing for the first time in this edition are four new sections:
  • Global Health (Section II)
  • Health Disparities and Vulnerable Populations (Section III)
  • Mental Health and Substance Use (Section IX)
  • Nutrition and Physical Activity (Section XI)
These new sections are accompanied by major expansions of existing sections on Injury and Violence (Section X); Communicable Diseases (Section VIII); Noncommunicable and Chronic Conditions (Section VI); and Health Education, Health Behavior, and Health Communications (Section IV) along with a complete revision of the structure and content of Environmental and Occupational Health (Section VII).

About the Editor

Dr. Boulton, who is the lead editor for the first time, served as Director of the University of Michigan's Preventive Medicine Residency for 20 years. Following residency, he spent almost two decades in public health practice, initially at the Detroit-Wayne County Health Departments and, years later, cumulating with the appointment as the Governor's Chief Medical Executive and State Epidemiologist before moving on to an academic career at the University of Michigan.

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