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12.9 Structures and strategies for public health intervention

12.9 Structures and strategies for public health intervention Oxford Textbook of Public Health 12.9 Structures and strategies for public health intervention Don Nutbeam and Marilyn Wise Introduction Policies and interventions to address the determinants of health in populations Determining priority and direction: setting health goals and objectives The United States: Healthy People United Kingdom Australia […]

9.8 Dental public health

9.8 Dental public health Oxford Textbook of Public Health 9.8 Dental public health Stanley Gelbier and Peter G. Robinson Definition The importance of oral health Impacts of oral disease Frequency of oral disease Prevention Dental caries Epidemiology Traditional treatment Implications of changes in caries prevalence Periodontal diseases Pathogenesis Treatment Oral malignancy Dentofacial trauma Oral health […]

9.7 Public mental health

9.7 Public mental health Oxford Textbook of Public Health 9.7 Public mental health Peter Tyrer and Freya Tyrer General background Historical review of mental health service developments in relationship to public health Reasons why public health has historically ignored mental health Classification of mental illness Epidemiology of mental disorders Organic disorders Substance misuse Schizophrenia Mood […]

7.8 Problems, politics, and processes: public health sciences and policy in developed countries

7.8 Problems, politics, and processes: public health sciences and policy in developed countries Oxford Textbook of Public Health 7.8 Problems, politics, and processes: public health sciences and policy in developed countries Peter Davis Translating knowledge into action Science and policy The role of the public sector The case of public health Articulating a framework Defining […]

7.7 Management and public health

7.7 Management and public health Oxford Textbook of Public Health 7.7 Management and public health David J. Hunter Management and the management process What is management? The culture of management Management structure Management techniques Setting Models of management The managerial role Summary The new rationalism and health Management: science or liberal art? Planning for health […]

7.2 Demography and public health

7.2 Demography and public health Oxford Textbook of Public Health 7.2 Demography and public health Emily Grundy Introduction Global issues Demographic data and methods of analysis Population censuses Vital registration Cause of death Other data sources Analysis of demographic data Measurement of fertility Measurement of mortality Measurement of migration Population projections Population dynamics Population growth […]

6.16 Public health surveillance

6.16 Public health surveillance Oxford Textbook of Public Health 6.16 Public health surveillance Ruth L. Berkelman, Donna F. Stroup, and James W. Buehler Definition History Purposes of surveillance Establishing a surveillance system Public health surveillance in developing countries: special considerations Surveillance system objectives Target population Constituents of surveillance systems Nature of public health programmes Health […]

6.1 Epidemiology: the foundation of public health

6.1 Epidemiology: the foundation of public health Oxford Textbook of Public Health 6.1 Epidemiology: the foundation of public health Roger Detels What is epidemiology? Uses of epidemiology in support of public health Describing the spectrum of the disease Describing the natural history of disease Identifying factors that increase or decrease the risk of acquiring disease […]

5.4 Applications of information systems to public health

5.4 Applications of information systems to public health Oxford Textbook of Public Health 5.4 Applications of information systems to public health Jeff Luck Introduction Advances in information technology and information systems Public health activities supported by information systems Applying information systems in public health activities Outline of this chapter Data collection Vital statistics Population surveys […]

5.3 The revolution in electronic communication and public health

5.3 The revolution in electronic communication and public health Oxford Textbook of Public Health 5.3 The revolution in electronic communication and public health Elliot R. Siegel, Julia Royall, and John C. Scott Introduction The Internet The World Wide Web On-ramps to the information superhighway Factors limiting use of the Internet Public health information content on […]