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Essentials of Public Health
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Pub
Publication date January 15, 2007
Pages 272
Binding Paperback
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780763745257
ISBN-10 0763745251
Dimensions 0.75 by 8.50 by 10.50 in.
Weight 1.50 lbs.
Original list price $100.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This comprehensive text is an excellent introduction to the field of public health. The book is divided into two parts. Part I defines and describes the public health system, provide concepts and tools for measuring health in populations, characterizes the relationship of the public health system with medical care and other elements of the overall health system, and identifies government’s unique contributions through federal, state, and local public health agencies. Part II focuses on public health careers within the context of the overall public health workforce. Basic information on the size and composition of the public health workforce is followed by chapters that address careers and jobs in public health administration, epidemiology, public health nursing, health education, and other professional and program titles and positions. With its clear, reader-friendly language and helpful learning tools such as chapter exercises and discussion questions, this is the ideal text to prepare your students for a career in public health.

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Hardcover
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Paperback
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3 pap/psc edition from Jones & Bartlett Pub (December 19, 2014)
9781284069358 | details & prices | 294 pages | 8.50 × 10.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $83.95
About: As one of the foundational texts in the Essential Public Health series, Essentials of Public Health is an excellent introduction to the field of public health.
2 edition from Jones & Bartlett Pub (February 12, 2011)
9781449600228 | details & prices | 316 pages | 8.50 × 10.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $101.95
About: Published in partnership with the American Public Health Association, this cornerstone text in the Jones & Bartlett Learning Essential Public Health series is an excellent introduction to the field of public health.
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1 edition from Jones & Bartlett Pub (January 15, 2007)
9780763745257 | details & prices | 272 pages | 8.50 × 10.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $100.95
About: This comprehensive text is an excellent introduction to the field of public health.

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