9780763735012

An Introduction to Community Health

  • ISBN 13:

    9780763735012

  • ISBN 10:

    0763735019

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/30/2004
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett

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Summary

The fifth edition of this best-selling introductory text has been updated to reflect the latest trends and statistics in community health in an effort to effectively address the health issues facing today's communities. With emphasis on developing the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in health education, An Introduction to Community Health, Fifth Edition, covers such topics as epidemiology, community organization, program planning, minority health, health care, mental health, environmental health, drugs, safety, and occupational health.Every NEW text includes a note-taking guide at no additional cost to your students!Current News Articles from Reuters Health Information!This site is an excellent resource for the latest news and developments in the field of community health for both students and instructors.Click on the additional information link below to see what is new to this edition.Here's what's new with this edition:- Almost every single table and figure is being recreated to reflect the most updated statistics.- All reference lists have been updated.- Any outdated scenarios throughout the text have been replaced.- New information on the impact of bioterrorism (Ch1)- New information on coordinated school health programs (Ch6)- New section on improving infant health (Ch7)- Revised information on infectious diseases and children (Ch7)- Information on insurance for women, infants, and children (Ch7)- Added section on the importance of physical activity and weight control in the health of high school students (Ch8)- A new box on the newest "National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appro

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