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Introduction to Public Health, 2nd Edition

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A new edition providing a fundamental overview of public health and its key concepts.

Introduction to Public Health, 2nd Edition is an Australian publication, designed for a one-semester introductory public health subject.

This Australian public health textbook provides an overview of the field of public health and its key concepts. Its content has been thoroughly updated to reflect the nation’s current health policy and the changing health environment in Australia.

Concepts addressed in Introduction to Public Health, 2nd Edition also pertain to Australia and include the history of public health, health determinants, epidemiology, planning and evaluation, evidence-based practice, Indigenous health, epidemics and health promotion.

The text in this new edition is clear, straightforward and designed with public health students in mind. Learning tools like review questions, chapter summaries, reflection activities, case studies boxes, chapter learning objectives and major public health highlights feature throughout the book.

Comprehensive public health lecturer and student ancillaries for Introduction to Public Health, 2nd Edition include:
- Course and tutorial plan for use with a one semester subject in public health
- PowerPoint slides linked to tutorial plan
- Web links
- Multiple choice questions

Also for instructors only:
- Course and tutorial plan for use with a one semester subject in public health
- PowerPoint slides

 

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    By Mary Louise Fleming, PhD, MA, BEd, Dip Teach, Head of the School of Public Health and Social Work at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland and Elizabeth Parker, EdD, MSW, BA, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Social Work at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland

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Introduction to Public Health, 2nd Edition
  • Paperback
  • 400 Pages
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
  • ISBN: 978-0-7295-4091-9
  • Copyright: 2012