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Introduction to Community Health -Text Only

Introduction to Community Health -Text Only - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0763729530

Cover of Introduction to Community Health -Text Only 5TH 05 (ISBN 978-0763729530)
ISBN13: 978-0763729530
ISBN10: 0763729531
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 05
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 2005
International: No

List price: $124.00

Introduction to Community Health -Text Only - 5TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0763729530

James F. McKenzie, Robert R. Pinger and Jerome E. Kotecki

ISBN13: 978-0763729530
ISBN10: 0763729531
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 05
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Unit One: Foundations of Community Health

Chapter 1: Community Health-Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Chapter 2: Organizations That Help Shape Community Health
Chapter 3: Epidemiology: The Study of Disease, Injury, and Death in the Community
Chapter 4: Epidemiology: Prevention and Control of Diseases and Health Conditions
Chapter 5: Community Organizing/Building and Health Promotion Programming
Chapter 6: The School Health Program: A Component of Community Health

Unit Two: The Nation's Health

Chapter 7: Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
Chapter 8: Adolescents, Young Adults, and Adults
Chapter 9: Elders
Chapter 10: Community Health and Minorities
Chapter 11: Community Mental Health
Chapter 12: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs: A Community Concern

Unit Three: Health Care Delivery

Chapter 13: Health Care System: Structure

Unit Four: Environmental Health and Safety

Chapter 14: Health Care System: Function
Chapter 15: Environmental Concerns: Wastes and Pollution
Chapter 16: The Impact of Environment on Human Health
Chapter 17: Injuries As a Community Health Problem
Chapter 18: Safety and Health in the Workplace
Appendix 1: Retrospective Studies: How to Calculate an Odds Ratio
Appendix 2: Operational Definitions for the 1990 Census
Appendix 3: Revised Operational Definitions for 1997
Appendix 4: Self-Assessment Checklist

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