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Introduction to Community Health

Introduction to Community Health - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0763746346

Cover of Introduction to Community Health 6TH 08 (ISBN 978-0763746346)
ISBN13: 978-0763746346
ISBN10: 0763746347
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 2008
International: No

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Introduction to Community Health - 6TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0763746346

James F. Mckenzie

ISBN13: 978-0763746346
ISBN10: 0763746347
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

This comprehensive, yet easy-to-read introductory community health text speaks to the current health issues facing people today. Organized into four units and eighteen chapters, An Introduction to Community Health, Web Enhanced Edition examines the breadth of community health information, from the foundations of community health to the health of the nation, from health care delivery to environmental health and safety. The all-inclusive pedagogy outlines chapter material, provides learning objectives, and applies theory to practice.

Table of Contents

Preface
Unit 1 Foundations of Community Health 1
Ch. 1 Community Health - Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow 2
Ch. 2 Organizations that Help Shape Community Health 28
Ch. 3 Epidemiology: The Study of Disease, Injury, and Death in the Community 54
Ch. 4 Epidemiology: Prevention and Control of Diseases and Health Conditions 87
Ch. 5 Community Organizing/Building and Health Promotion Programming 112
Ch. 6 The School Health Program: A Component of Community Health 134
Unit 2 The Nation's Health 163
Ch. 7 Maternal, Infant, and Child Health 164
Ch. 8 Adolescents, Young Adults, and Adults 207
Ch. 9 Elders 233
Ch. 10 Community Health and Minorities 264
Ch. 11 Community Mental Health 309
Ch. 12 Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs: A Community Concern 341
Unit 3 Health Care Delivery 377
Ch. 13 Health Care System: Structure 378
Ch. 14 Health Care System: Function 410
Unit 4 Environmental Health and Safety 441
Ch. 15 Environmental Concerns: Wastes and Pollution 442
Ch. 16 The Impact of Environment on Human Health 482
Ch. 17 Injuries as a Community Health Problem 516
Ch. 18 Safety and Health in the Workplace 556
App. 1 Retrospective Studies: How to Calculate an Odds Ratio 588
Prospective Studies: How to Calculate Relative and Attributable Risk 588
App. 2 Operational Definitions for the 1990 Census 589
App. 3 Revised Operational Definitions for 1997 591
App. 4: Self-Assessment Checklist 592
Glossary 595
Credits 612
Index 613