Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health

Paperback | March 26, 2015

EditorRoger Detels, Martin Gulliford, Quarraisha Abdool Karim

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The Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health is the ultimate resource on the subject of public health and epidemiology. The sixth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, offering a global and comprehensive perspective on wide ranging public health needs and priorities in modern healthcare.The sixth edition, available both in print and online, retains its approach of dividing the complex, dynamic subject of public health into three topics. 'The Scope of Public Health' discusses the development of the discipline, determinants of health and disease, public health policies, and law andethics. Next, the textbook focuses on 'The Methods of Public Health', including the main science behind the discipline - epidemiology. Finally, 'The Practice of Public Health', examines specific public health problems and the options for prevention and control. As well as identifying these issues bysystem or disease, there is also an awareness of the unique needs of particular population groups.New topics in this edition include: Climate change, genetic testing and epidemiology; new methods for measuring the burden of disease; life course approaches to epidemiology, behavioural economics; and physical activity, health and wellbeing.Two new editors, Quarraisha Abdool Karim (South Africa) and Chorh Chuan Tan (Singapore), join the established editor team of Roger Detels (USA), and Martin Gulliford (UK), representing a truly global outlook. The contributors are experts who have been drawn from around the world, offeringperspectives from vastly different health systems with ranging public health needs and priorities. The Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health remains the most comprehensive, accessible text in the field, and is an essential reference for students and practitioners in public health and epidemiology.

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The Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health is the ultimate resource on the subject of public health and epidemiology. The sixth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, offering a global and comprehensive perspective on wide ranging public health needs and priorities in modern healthcare.The sixth edition, available both in pr...

Roger Detels is Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases at Schools of Public Health and Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA. Martin Gulliford is Professor of Public Health, Department of Public Health Sciences at King's College London, UK. Quarraisha Abdool Karim is Adjunct Professor in Public H...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:1888 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 1 inPublished:March 26, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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VOLUME 1 The scope of public healthSECTION 1 The development of the discipline of public healthRoger Detels and Chorh Chuan Tan: 1.1 The scope and concerns of public healthChristopher Hamlin: 1.2 The history and development of public health in developed countriesThan Sein: 1.3 The history and development of public health in low- and middle-income countriesKai Hong Phua, Mui-Teng Yap, Sara Schwanke Khilji, and Hin-Peng Lee: 1.4 Development of public health in economic transition: the middle-income countriesKelley Lee: 1.5 GlobalizationSECTION 2 Determinants of health and disease2.1. Justin Remais and Richard Jackson: 2.1 Determinants of health: overview2.2. Ronald Labonte, Frances Baum, and David Sanders: 2.2 Poverty, justice, and health2.3. Johan P. Mackenbach: 2.3 Socioeconomic inequalities in health in high-income countries: the facts and the options2.4. Hoosen Coovadia and Irwin Friedman: 2.4 Reducing health inequalities in developing countries2.5. Vural Ozdemir, Wylie Burke, Muin J. Khoury, Bartha M. Knoppers, and Ron Zimmern: 2.5 Genomics and public health2.6. Thomas Clasen: 2.6 Water and sanitation2.7. Prakash S. Shetty: 2.7 Food and nutrition2.8. Alistair Woodward and Alex Macmillan: 2.8 The environment and climate change2.9. Lawrence W. Green, Robert A. Hiatt, and Kristin S. Hoeft: 2.9 Behavioural determinants of health and disease2.10. Martin Gulliford: 2.10 Access to healthcare and population healthSECTION 3 Public health policies, law, and ethicsManuel M. Dayrit and Maia Ambegaokar: 3.1 Leadership in public healthNancy Kass, Amy Paul, and Andrew Siegel OUP: 3.2 Ethical principles and ethical issues in public healthPaul Hunt, Gunilla Backman, Judith Bueno de Mesquita, Louise Finer, Rajat Khosla, Dragana Korljan, and Lisa Oldring: 3.3 The right to the highest attainable standard of healthLawrence Gostin: 3.4 Law and the public's healthPeter Littlejohns, Sarah Clark, and Albert Weale: 3.5 Priority setting, social values, and public healthMiguel Angel Gonzalez-Block, Adetokunbo Lucas, Octavio Gomez-Dantes, and Julio Frenk: 3.6 Health policy in developing countriesJohn Powles: 3.7 Public health policy in developed countriesDouglas Bettcher, Katherine DeLand, Gemma Lien, Fernando Gonzalez-Martinez, Anne Huvos, Steven Solomon, Ulrike Schwerdtfeger, Haik Nikogosian, Angelika Tritscher, and Julia Dalzell: 3.8 International efforts to promote public healthVOLUME 2 The methods of public healthSECTION 4 Information systems and sources of intelligenceTjeerd-Pieter van Staa and Liam Smeeth: 4.1 Information systems in support of public health in high-income countriesPeter Cherutich and Ruth Nduati: 4.2 Information systems and community diagnosis in low- and middle-income countriesMohan J. Dutta: 4.3 New communication technologies, social media, and public healthSECTION 5 Epidemiological and biostatistical approachesRoger Detels: 5.1 Epidemiology: the foundation of public healthAna V. Diez Roux: 5.2 Ecological variables, ecological studies, and multilevel studies in public health researchManolis Kogevinas and Leda Chatzi: 5.3 Cross-sectional studiesKumnuan Ungchusak and Sopon Iamsirithaworn: 5.4 Principles of outbreak investigationNoel S. Weiss: 5.5 Case-control studiesAlvaro Munoz and F. Javier Nieto: 5.6 Cohort studiesLawrence M. Friedman and Eleanor B. Schron: 5.7 Methodology of intervention trials in individualsAllan Donner: 5.8 Methodological issues in the design and analysis of community intervention trialsJohn W. Farquhar and Lawrence W. Green: 5.9 Community intervention trials in high-income countriesSheena G. Sullivan and Zunyou Wu: 5.10 Community-based intervention trials in low- and middle-income countriesVivian A. Welch, Kevin Pottie, Tomas Pantoja, Andrea C. Tricco, and Peter Tugwell: 5.11 Clinical epidemiologyElizabeth H. Young and Manjinder S. Sandhu: 5.12 Genetic epidemiologySander Greenland and Tyler VanderWeele: 5.13 Validity and bias in epidemiological researchKatherine J. Hoggatt, Sander Greenland, and Tyler VanderWeele: 5.14 Causation and causal inferenceJimmy Volmink and Mike Clarke: 5.15 Systematic reviews and meta-analysisGail Williams: 5.16 Statistical methodsTheo Vos and Christopher J.L. Murray: 5.17 Measuring the health of populations: the Global Burden of Disease study methodsAlex Welte, Brian Williams, and Gavin Hitchcock: 5.18 Mathematical models of transmission and control of infectious agentsJames W. Buehler and Ann Marie Kimball: 5.19 Public health surveillanceDiana Kuh, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Kate Tilling, and Rebecca Hardy: 5.20 Life course epidemiology and analysisSECTION 6 Social science techniquesStella R. Quah: 6.1 Sociology and psychology in public healthRichard Parker, Jonathan Garcia, Miguel Munoz-Laboy, Marni Sommer, and Patrick Wilson: 6.2 Sexuality and public healthEmily Grundy and Michael Murphy: 6.3 Demography and public healthSimon Carroll and Marcia Hills: 6.4 Health promotion, health education, and the public's healthRona Campbell and Chris Bonell: 6.5 Development and evaluation of complex multicomponent interventions in public healthDavid Parkin, Stephen Morris, and Nancy Devlin: 6.6 Economic appraisal in public healthcare: assessing efficiency and equityJudd B. Kessler and C. Yiwei Zhang: 6.7 Behavioural economics and healthEng-kiong Yeoh: 6.8 Governance and management of public health programmesKedar S. Mate, Theodore Svoronos, and Dan W. Fitzgerald: 6.9 Implementation science and translational public healthSECTION 7 Environmental and occupational health sciencesChien-Jen Chen: 7.1 Environmental health issues in public healthLeeka Kheifets, Adele Green, and Richard Wakeford: 7.2 Radiation and public healthJohn Gulliver and Kees de Hoogh: 7.3 Environmental exposure assessment: modelling air pollution concentrationsDavid Koh and Tar-Ching Aw: 7.4 Occupational healthDavid Koh, Tar-Ching Aw, and Bernard D. Goldstein: 7.5 Toxicology and risk assessment in the analysis and management of environmental riskBaruch Fischhoff: 7.6 Risk perception and communicationVOLUME 3 The practice of public healthSECTION 8 Major health problemsNathan D. Wong: 8.1 Epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular diseaseZuo-Feng Zhang, Paolo Boffetta, Alfred I. Neugut, and Carlo La Vecchia: 8.2 Cancer epidemiology and public healthv Jeroen Douwes, Marike Boezen, Collin Brooks, and Neil Pearce: 8.3 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthmaW. P. T. James and Tim Marsh: 8.4 ObesityNasiha Soofie and Roger Detels: 8.5 Physical activity and healthNigel Unwin and Jonathan Shaw: 8.6 Diabetes mellitusKristian Wahlbeck and Danuta Wasserman: 8.7 Public mental health and suicidePeter G. Robinson and Zoe Marshman: 8.8 Dental public healthLope H. Barrero and Alberto Caban-Martinez: 8.9 Musculoskeletal disordersWalter A. Kukull and James Bowen: 8.10 Neurological diseases, epidemiology, and public healthDavidson H. Hamer and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta: 8.11 Infectious diseases and prionsMary L. Kamb and Patricia J. Garcia: 8.12 Sexually transmitted infectionsSten H. Vermund and Suniti Solomon: 8.13 HIV/acquired immunodeficiency syndromeDavid W. Dowdy, Richard E. Chaisson, and Gavin J. Churchyard: 8.14 TuberculosisFrank Sorvillo, Shira Shafir, and Benjamin Bristow: 8.15 MalariaPierre Van Damme, Tinne Lernout, Koen Van Herck, Rui T. Marinho, Raymundo Parana, and Daniel Shouval: 8.16 Chronic hepatitis and other liver diseaseDavid L. Heymann and Vernon J. M. Lee: 8.17 Emerging and re-emerging infectionsNicholas S. Kelley and Michael T. Osterholm: 8.18 BioterrorismSECTION 9 Prevention and control of public health hazardsTai Hing Lam and Sai Yin Ho: 9.1 TobaccoDon Des Jarlais, Jonathan Feelemyer, and Deborah Hassin: 9.2 Public health aspects of illicit psychoactive drug useRobin Room: 9.3 AlcoholCorinne Peek-Asa and Adnan Hyder: 9.4 Injury prevention and control: the public health approachRachel Jewkes: 9.5 Interpersonal violence: a recent public health mandateBarry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel: 9.6 Collective violence: warMark R. Montgomery: 9.7 Urban health in low- and middle-income countriesSECTION 10 Public health needs of population groupsGavin W. Jones: 10.1 The changing familySarah Payne and Lesley Doyal: 10.2 Women, men, and healthCynthia Boschi-Pinto, Nigel Rollins, Bernadette Daelmans, Rajiv Bahl, Jose Martines, and Elizabeth Mason: 10.3 Child healthPierre-Andre Michaud, Anne-Emmanuelle Ambresin, Richard F. Catalano, Judith Diers, and Georges C. Patton: 10.4 Adolescent healthRaj Bhopal: 10.5 Ethnicity, race, epidemiology, and public healthIan Anderson and Sue Crengle: 10.6 The health of indigenous peoplesDonald J. Lollar and Elena M. Andresen: 10.7 People with disabilitiesJulie E. Byles and Meredith Tavener: 10.8 Health of older peopleCatherine R. Bateman Steel and Anthony B. Zwi: 10.9 Forced migrants and other displaced populationsErnest Drucker: 10.10 Prisons: from punishment to public healthSECTION 11 Public health functionsMichael P. Kelly, Jane E. Powell, and Natalie Bartle: 11.1 Health needs assessmentK. Srinath Reddy: 11.2 Prevention and control of non-communicable diseasesRobert J. Kim-Farley: 11.3 Principles of infectious disease controlAllison Streetly and Lars Elhers: 11.4 Population screening and public healthYasmin E.R. von Schirnding: 11.5 Environmental health practiceSian Griffiths: 11.6 Strategies and structures for public health interventionChien Earn Lee: 11.7 Strategies for health servicesVonthanak Saphonn, San Hone, and Roger Detels: 11.8 Training of public health professionals in developing countriesPiya Hanvoravongchai and Suwit Wibulpolprasert: 11.9 Training of local health workers to meet public health needsLes Roberts and Richard Brennan: 11.10 Emergency public health and humanitarian assistance in the twenty-first centuryVirginia Murray, Jill Meara, and Naima Bradley: 11.12 Principles of public health emergency response for acute environmental, chemical, and radiation incidentsQuarraisha Abdool Karim and Roger Detels: 11.13 Private support of public healthMargaret Chan and Mary Kay Kindhauser: 11.14 The future of international public health in an era of austerity

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