Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice Paperback / softback
Edited by Charles (Senior Specialist, Australian Capital Territory Government Health Directorate & Aust Guest, Walter (Director of the Institute of Hygiene, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Ricciardi, Ichiro (Professor of Social Epidemiology & Chairman of the Department of Society, Human Dev Kawachi, Iain (Consultant in Public Health, NHS Devon & Senior Lecturer in Public Health, National Inst Lang
Part of the Oxford Medical Handbooks series
Fully revised and updated for the third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice remains the first resort for all those working in this broad field.
Structured to assist with practical tasks, translating evidence into policy, and providing concise summaries and real-world issues from across the globe, this literally provides a world of experience at your fingertips. Easy-to-use, concise and practical, it is structured into seven parts that focus on the vital areas of assessment, data and information, direct action, policy, health-care systems, personal effectiveness and organisational development.
Reflecting recent advances, the most promising developments in practical public health are presented, as well as maintaining essential summaries of core disciplines.
This handbook is designed to assist students and practitioners around the world, for improvedmanagement of disasters, epidemics, health behaviour, acute and chronic disease prevention, community and government action, environmental health, vulnerable populations, and more.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 656 pages, 50 black and white line drawings
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 28/02/2013
- Category: Public health & preventive medicine
- ISBN: 9780199586301