Essentials of Public Health

Essentials of Public Health

OUTSIDE-THE-BOOK THINKING 11-1 What will be the most important new or expanded roles for epidemiologists and statisticians under Public Health 3.0 in each of the areas of communicable, chronic and occupational diseases, and injuries?

Author: Guthrie S. Birkhead

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9781284173253

Category: Medical

Page: 350

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As one of the foundational texts in the Essential Public Health series, Essentials of Public Health, Fourth Edition -- formerly authored by Turnock -- is an excellent introduction to the field of public health, covering public health practice, government public health, and careers in public health. After defining Public Health and looking at the current U.S. public health system and practice, the book looks at population health measurement, policy development, and collaboration between the public health and the health system. Final chapters explore career opportunities in public health administration, epidemiology, public health nursing, and health education as well as emerging ones such as health information technologists, emergency managers, and more. 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.
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Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance

Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance

L.J., Scally, G. Donaldsons' Essential Public Health, 3rd edition. ... UK Faculty of Public Health, www.fph.org.uk (accessed 05/12/11) Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Practice (Chapters 2– 11) Bonita, R., Beaglehole, R., Kjellstrom, ...

Author: Margaret Somerville

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470654453

Category: Medical

Page: 94

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This brand new title in the market-leading at a Glance series provides a highly-illustrated, visual introduction to the key concepts of population-level disease prevention. Accessible, double-page spreads help you understand and appreciate the determinants of health which impact on healthcare services and their effectiveness. Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance features high-yield information on all the topics covered at medical school, including: Measurement of population health Epidemiological concepts of cause and association, surveillance, and risk Use of epidemiology in clinical decision-making Epidemiology of major health problems such as cardiovascular disease and cancer Health promotion Basics of health economics Basics of health policy, needs assessment, and evaluation Also featuring self-assessment questions to help test learning, this new title will provide an invaluable resource for medical and healthcare students, junior doctors, and those preparing for a career in public health.
Categories: Medical

Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance

Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance

L.J., Scally, G. Donaldsons' Essential Public Health, 3rd edition. ... UK Faculty of Public Health, www.fph.org.uk (accessed 05/12/11) Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Practice (Chapters 2– 11) Bonita, R., Beaglehole, R., Kjellstrom, ...

Author: Margaret Somerville

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118308646

Category: Medical

Page: 128

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This brand new title in the market-leading at a Glance series provides a highly-illustrated, visual introduction to the key concepts of population-level disease prevention. Accessible, double-page spreads help you understand and appreciate the determinants of health which impact on healthcare services and their effectiveness. Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance features high-yield information on all the topics covered at medical school, including: Measurement of population health Epidemiological concepts of cause and association, surveillance, and risk Use of epidemiology in clinical decision-making Epidemiology of major health problems such as cardiovascular disease and cancer Health promotion Basics of health economics Basics of health policy, needs assessment, and evaluation Also featuring self-assessment questions to help test learning, this new title will provide an invaluable resource for medical and healthcare students, junior doctors, and those preparing for a career in public health.
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Essentials of Public Health

Essentials of Public Health

11. Learning Objectives Given the need for epidemiologists, biostatisticians, and disease control workers in the public health system, describe key features of occupations and careers in epidemiology and disease control and how these ...

Author: Clinical Professor and Director Division of Community Health Sciences School of Public Health University of Illinois Chicago Illinois Bernard J Turnock, M.D.

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9781284069365

Category: Medical care

Page: 300

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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."
Categories: Medical care

Basic Statistics and Epidemiology

Basic Statistics and Epidemiology

at: Department of Public Health and Epidemiology (1999) Epidemiological Methods 1999. ... Donaldson L and Ru er P (2017) Donaldsons' Essential Public Health (4e). ... Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 49 (11): 1295–1301.

Author: Antony Stewart

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781000506372

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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This straightforward primer in basic statistics and epidemiology emphasises their practical use in healthcare and public health, providing understanding of essential topics such as study design, data analysis and statistical methods used in the execution of medical research. Assuming no prior knowledge, the clarity of the text and care of presentation ensure those new to, or challenged by, these topics are given a thorough introduction without being overwhelmed by unnecessary detail. Key features: Provides an excellent grounding in the basics of both statistics and epidemiology Full step-by-step guidance on performing statistical calculations Numerous examples and exercises with detailed answers to help readers navigate these complex subjects with ease and confidence Enables students and practitioners to make sense of the many research studies that underpin evidence-based practice Fully revised and updated for this fifth edition, now with additional exercises and question and answers online for self-testing An understanding and appreciation of statistics is central to ensuring that professional practice is based on the best available evidence, in order to best treat and help the wider community. Reading this book will help students, researchers, doctors, nurses, and health managers to understand and apply the tools of statistics and epidemiology to their own practice.
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Epidemiology 101

Epidemiology 101

11. In your own words, formulate relationships between epidemiology and the three core functions of public health? Describe roles for epidemiologists with respect to the 10 essential public health services; be sure to give three ...

Author: Friis

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9781284107852

Category: Medical

Page: 298

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Designed to fulfill the four essential learning outcomes of Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP)—a campaign of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU*)—Epidemiology 101 meets the needs of instructors teaching an overview or introductory course in epidemiology.
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Healthy People 2010 Objectives

Healthy People 2010 Objectives

8 9 10 11 Epidemiology Services 13. ( Developmental ) Increase the proportion of State and local public health agencies that ensure the provision of comprehensive epidemiology services to support the essential public health services .

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ISBN: UCR:31210012869390

Category: Health planning

Page: 702

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Categories: Health planning

Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases

Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases

This development was cited by Susser and Susser in a two-part essay on the future of epidemiology.11,12 They argued that: (1) Epidemiology in previous eras was rooted in public health; (2) the latter half of the 20th century focused ...

Author: Darwin Labarthe

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763746896

Category: Medical

Page: 709

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This book provides a comprehensive epidemiological perspective on cardiovascular diseases and analysis of measures for their prevention and control in community and clinical settings. Perfect for both students and practitioners, the second edition includes over 300 tables, figures, and exhibits; and has been thoroughly updated to reflect the most recent research in the field. Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: A Global Challenge, Second Edition provides an in-depth examination of epidemiologic research and prevention measures for the full range of cardiovascular diseases (CVD). This authoritative text on the world’s leading causes of death describes in detail the nature of atherosclerotic and hypertensive diseases—including their determinants, prevention and control, as well as policies for intervention in community and clinical settings. This second edition is fully updated, more extensively referenced and expanded to include new information about the public health dimensions of CVD prevention, exploring the basis of public health decisions and the process by which decision-making bodies develop guidelines and recommendations. Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases: A Global Challenge, Second Edition is the essential text for any student or practitioner concerned with global cardiovascular health. The second edition includes: • The most up-to-date epidemiologic research, prevention measures, and policies • Fully revised content and expanded material • A comprehensive review of CVD research
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Fundamentals of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Fundamentals of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

... 220, 220t 10 essential public health services, 1–3, 2–3t tertiary prevention, 8 test statistic, 159 tests of significance, 236t therapeutic trial, 261t time in causal models, 302 in descriptive epidemiology, 11, 12t time to failure, ...

Author: Ray M. Merrill

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9781449647728

Category: Education

Page: 421

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Includes fold-out companion website information guide.
Categories: Education