Summary: The fourth edition of this comprehensive introductory community health text continues 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, the text covers such topics as epidemiology, community organization, program planning, minority health, health care, mental health, environmental health, drugs, safety, and occupational health. An Introduction to Com ...show moremunity Health incorporates a variety of pedagogical elements that assist and encourage students to understand and complex community health issues. Each chapter of the book includes: Chapter objectives
marginal definitions of key terms
Scenario analysis and response
References In addition, many figures, tables, boxes, and photos have been presented to clarify and illustrate the concepts presented in the text. Selected content in each chapter is related to Healthy People 2010 goals and objectives. A glossary of key terms used throughout the text is also included.