Summary: Chronic disease control has assumed an increasingly important role in public health and preventive medicine. If public health professionals are to meet the challenges posed by the Year 2010 Health Objectives, they need this clear, practical, up-to-date information about the science and practice of chronic disease control.
This one-volume reference by renowned experts is compact and user-friendly, with each chapter organized to provide quick and easy access ...show moreto valuable information. Topics covered include methods in epidemiology, cardiovascular disease, arthritis and musculoskeletal diseases, chronic lung diseases, cancer, diabetes, cirrhosis and other liver diseases, diet and nutrition, and chronic neurologic disorders. ...show less