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Essentials of Public Health
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Pub
Publication date December 19, 2014
Pages 294
Binding Paperback
Edition 3 pap/psc
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781284069358
ISBN-10 1284069354
Dimensions 0.75 by 8.50 by 10.75 in.
Weight 1.70 lbs.
Original list price $83.95
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: 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.

Written for senior-level undergraduates or graduate students in public health, health science, nursing, and other health professions, Essentials of Public Health gives special focus to public health careers and the workings of public health agencies.

Combining the best elements of Dr. Turnock's other books: Public Health: What It Is and How It Works and Public Health: Career Choices That Make a Difference, Essentials of Public Health, Third Edition, uses clear, reader-friendly language and helpful learning tools such as chapter exercises and discussion questions, making it an ideal text to prepare your students for the profession of public health.

New to the Third Edition:

Comprehensive new coverage of topics such as: the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, strategic planning, accreditation of public health organizations and credentialing of public health workers
Extensive information on state and local public health practice derived from national surveys conducted since 2012
Two separate chapters on Community Public Health Practice and Emergency Preparedness (formerly covered in one single chapter)
New conceptual frameworks for the public health system, overall health system, and public health workforce
An examination of an additional 16 different public health occupations--a total of 39 covered in all
More than 60 new or revised charts and tables and a series of "outside-the-book thinking" exercises appears in each chapter.

This book:

Defines and describes the public health system
Provides 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
Identifies government's unique contributions through federal, state, and local public health agencies
Offers basic information on the size and composition of the public health workforce
Addresses careers and jobs in public health administration, epidemiology, public health nursing, health education, and more.

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With Lynne Strahan | from Oxford Univ Pr (June 1, 1984); titled "Just City and the Mirrors: Meanjin Quarterly and Intellectual Front 1940-1965"
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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
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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