Understanding Global Health, 2E

Paperback | November 5, 2013

byWilliam Markle, Melanie Fisher, Jr., Ray Smego

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A complete introductory review of global health--updated to reflect the latest issues and challenges

The first edition of Understanding Global Health set a new information standard for this rapidly emerging subject. Written by a remarkable group of authors and contributors, this comprehensive, engagingly written text offers unmatched coverage of every important topic--from infectious disease to economics to war. Created with thenon-specialist in mind, Understanding Global Health explores the current burden of disease in the world, howhealth is determined, and the problems faced by populations and health care workers around the world.

The second edition has been thoroughly updated to include the most current information and timely topics. New chapters cover such topics as human trafficking, malaria and neglected tropical diseases, surgical issues in global health, and mental health. Every chapter includes Learning Objectives, Summary, Study Questions, and References and, in many instances, practical case examples.

Thorough coverage of every important subject, including:

  • Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Surveillance
  • Nutrition
  • Primary Care in Global Health
  • Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS
  • Education and Careers in Global Health
  • Aging Populations and Chronic Illness
  • Global Health Ethics

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A complete introductory review of global health--updated to reflect the latest issues and challengesThe first edition of Understanding Global Health set a new information standard for this rapidly emerging subject. Written by a remarkable group of authors and contributors, this comprehensive, engagingly written text offers unmatched co...

William Markle, MD Program Director, Family Medicine University of Pittsburgh Melanie Fisher, MD Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases Director of the Global Health Program West Virginia University School of Medicine Ray Smego, MD Associate Dean for Educational Development Professor of Medicin...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.1 × 8.8 × 1.2 inPublished:November 5, 2013Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071791000

ISBN - 13:9780071791007

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