WHO and UK government initiatives have been pushing primary care practitioners to closely consider the wider health needs of populations. This book directly addresses issues of everyday importance to practitioners, and covers core elements of specialist courses for post-graduate students.
The book has 14 chapters, split into three sections : Core elements of Public Health Nursing Elements of Public Health Policy Issues in Public Health Each chapter has a coherent structure of theory, application and role in practice. Practical or case examples are used and further reading offered. Subject specialists have written specific chapters such as health economics and informatics.
By Pauline M. Craig, Research Fellow, Nursing and Midwifery Studies, University of Glasgow, UK; and Grace Lindsay, BSc(Hons), RGN, SCM, RN, MN, Lecturer in Nursing and Midwifery Studies, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
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