Scutchfield And Keck's Principles Of Public Health Practice by Paul C ErwinScutchfield And Keck's Principles Of Public Health Practice by Paul C Erwin

Scutchfield And Keck's Principles Of Public Health Practice

byPaul C Erwin, Ross C. Brownson

Hardcover | February 16, 2016

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PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE, Fourth Edition explores how public health departments offer and manage services through community and government organizations, along with related careers. Written and edited by seasoned public health professionals, this book addresses the fundamentals of public health operations and systems, including key definitions, a history of the discipline, public health settings, the link between public health and health care delivery, epidemiology, policy and administration, evidence-based decision making, legal considerations, and much more. Completely updated and redesigned, PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE, Fourth Edition also includes helpful features, such as chapter review questions and appendices, and a robust set of optional e-learning tools that help you study when and where it works best for your lifestyle.
Dr. Paul C. Erwin, is Professor and Head of the Department of Public Health at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Prior to his academic appointment, Dr. Erwin served with the Tennessee Department of Health for sixteen years, twelve of those as regional director for county health departments throughout Appalachia. Board certified i...
Title:Scutchfield And Keck's Principles Of Public Health PracticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:736 pages, 11 × 8.7 × 1.2 inPublished:February 16, 2016Publisher:Delmar Publishers IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1285182634

ISBN - 13:9781285182636


Table of Contents

Part I: THE BASIS OF PUBLIC HEALTH. 1. Concepts, Definitions, and Book Overview.2. The History and Emergence of a New Public Health.3. Social Determinants of Health: Their Influence on Personal Choice, Environmental Exposures, and Health Care.4. Legal Basis of Public Health.5. Public Health Ethics.6. The Policy Basis of Public Health.Part II: THE SETTINGS OF PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE. 7. The Federal Contribution to Public Health.8. The State Public Health Agencies.9. The Local Health Department.10. Public Health in US-Affiliated Tribes, Territories, and Freely Associated States.Part III: THE TOOLS OF PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE. 11. Evidence-Based Public Health.12. Quantitative Sciences: Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and the use of Public Health data.13. Community Health Assessments, Planning, and Implementation.14. Behavior Change Theories and Practices.15. Evaluation.16. Performance Management and Quality Improvement.17. Public Health Systems and Services Research.Part IV: PROVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES. 18. The Public Health Workforce.19. Maternal and Child Health.20. Communicable and Infectious Diseases.21. Environmental Public Health.22. Chronic Disease Prevention and Control.23. Oral Health in Public Health Practice.24. Primary Care and Public Health.25. Community Development for Population Health and Health Equity.26. Public Health Preparedness.27. Injury Prevention and Control.28. Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse.29. The Public Health Laboratory.Part V: PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE IN A NEW ERA.30. The Affordable Care Act and Public Health.31. Public Health Practice in the Global Context.32. The Future of Public Health Practice.Appendix A: Public Health Associations.Appendix B: Core Competencies for Public Health Practices.