International Encyclopedia of Public Health, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123739608
  • ISBN-13: 9780123739605
  • DDC: 362.103
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 4483 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released March 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Provides information on the major issues, challenges, methods, and approaches of global public health. Covers all dimensions of the field, from details of specific diseases to the organization of social insurance agencies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Editorial Board.
Subject Classification.
Contents.
Preface.
Foreword 1.
Foreword 2.
Contributors.
Guide to Use of the Encyclopedia.
Abortion.
Active Life Expectancy.
Acute Care Hospitals.
Adenoviruses.
Adolescent Health.
Adolescents.
Agenda Setting in Public Health Policy.
Aging, Physical Activity and Health.
Agricultural Health and Safety.
AIDS, Epidemiology and Surveillance.
AIDS: Overview.
Alcohol Consumption: Overview of International Trends.
Alcohol, Integrated Control of.
Alcohol—Socioeconomic Impacts (Including Externalities).
Alcohol—Treatment.
The Alcohol Industry.
Alcohol, The Burden of Disease of.
Alma-Ata and Primary Health Care: An Evolving Story.
Anemia.
Anthropological Perspectives in Bio-Ethics.
Anthropological Perspectives on the Health Transition.
Antibiotic Development and Resistance.
Antimicrobial Resistance.
Arboviruses.
Arms Control Measures.
Arsenic.
Asbestos.
Asthma.
Australia and New Zealand, Health Systems of.
Autoimmune Diseases.
Bacterial Infections: Overview.
Bacteriology, Historical.
Bioaerosols.
Biodiversity, Health Implications of.
Biostatistics.
Bladder Cancer.
Blindness.
Blood Transfusion Services.
Botulism.
Brain Tumours.
Breast Cancer.
Brucellosis.
Burns and Scalds.
Cadmium.
Canada, Health System of.
Cancer and Senescence.
Cancer Care, The Future Organization of.
Cancer Economics.
Cancer Epidemiology.
Cancer: Global Burden/Trends and Projections.
Cancer Mortality.
Cancer Screening.
Cancer Survival.
Carcinogens, Environmental.
Cardiac Rehabilitation.
Cardiovascular Disease: Overview and Trends.
Cardiovascular Disease Prevention.
Centers for Disease Control.
Cerebrovascular Disease.
Child Abuse/Treatment.
Child Labor.
Child Obesity and Health.
Child Rights.
Child Soldiers.
Child Witness to Violence.
Childhood Infectious Diseases: Overview.
Children and Adolescents, Measuring the Quality of Life of.
Children, Media and Health.
China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, Health Systems of.
Chlamydia (Trachoma and Sexually Transmitted Infections).
Cholera and Other Vibrioses.
Cholesterol and Lipids.
Chronic Disease Modeling.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Circulatory Diseases and Aging.
Classic Concepts of Disease.
Classification of Mental Disorders: Principles and Concepts.
Clinical Epidemiology.
Clinical Trials.
Codes of Ethics for Public Health.
Cognitive Disorders.
Colorectal Cancer.
Community Health Workers.
Community Health Insurance in Developing Countries.
Community-Based Nutrition Programs.
Comparative Health Systems.
Comparative Risk Assessment.
Competition in Health Care.
Compression of Morbidity.