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Oxford textbook of public health

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Author
Detels, Roger
McEwen, James
Beaglehole, Robert
Tanaka, Heizo
Edition
4th ed.
Call Number
WA100 O94 2004
Location
Richmond Hospital
Title
Oxford textbook of public health
Author
Detels, Roger
McEwen, James
Beaglehole, Robert
Tanaka, Heizo
Responsibility
Edited by Roger Detels, James McEwen, Robert Beaglehole, and Heizo Tanaka
Edition
4th ed.
Place
Oxford, England
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
xx, 1955, 40 p. : ill., maps
Series
Oxford medical publications
Subjects
Public Health
Abstract
This textbook for the student or practitioner covers the scope of public health; methods research, both qualitative and quantitative; and the practical applications of public health, including re-emerging infectious diseases, globalization and social inequalities in health.
Contents: Development of the discipline of public health -- Determinants of health and disease -- Public health policies -- Law, ethics and challenges -- Information systems and sources of intelligence -- Epidemiological and biostatistical approaches -- Social science techniques -- Environmental and occupational health sciences -- Major health problems -- Prevention and control of public health hazards -- Intervention for special populations -- Public health functions.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
0198509596
Format
Book
Location
Richmond Hospital
Call Number
WA100 O94 2004
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