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An Introduction to Community & Public Health / Edition 9

An Introduction to Community & Public Health / Edition 9

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An Introduction to Community & Public Health, Ninth Edition provides learners with the latest trends and statistics in this evolving field. With an emphasis on developing the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in health education and health promotion, this best-selling introductory text covers such topics as epidemiology, community organizations, program planning, minority health, mental health, environmental health, drug use and abuse, safety, and occupational health. A robust pedagogy and enhanced digital learning component encourages students to understand and retain community health issues and better prepare for their future careers.

NEW! - Includes new information about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on family planning
NEW! - Provides the latest information on preconception health care and counseling which are relative new foci for pregnancy health
NEW! - Includes an updated discussion on vaccine safety and non-vaccination due to religious and philosophical exceptions which affect vulnerable population
NEW! - Includes new information on the relationship of mental health to general health,
NEW! - Incorporates the latest information on new law enforcement policies regarding how to handle people with mental health crises
EXPANDED! - Updated information on electronic or e-cigarettes, abuse of opioid pain relievers, and the move by some states to legalize the use of marijuana for medical or recreational uses
EXPANDED! - The latest information on barriers to prenatal care and the importance of nutrition and vitamin supplementation during pregnancy
EXPANDED & REVISED—Chapter 14 Community Health and the Environment has been thoroughly revised and updated. New information has been included about mold as an indoor pollutant, runoff and lead as water pollutants, complex disasters, the Zika virus, and emergency preparedness and response. In addition, a new box on the Flint, Michigan, drinking water crisis has been included

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284108415
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 12/13/2016
Pages: 544
Sales rank: 222,193
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Professor Emeritus, Ball State University

Professor Emeritus, Ball State University

Professor and Associate Dean, Ball State University

Table of Contents

Unit I Foundations of Community and Public Health
Chapter 1 Community and Public Health: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Chapter 2 Organizations that Help Shape Community and Public Health
Chapter 3 Epidemiology: The Study of Disease, Injury, and Death in the Community
Chapter 4 Communicable and Noncommunicable Diseases: Prevention and Control of Diseases and Health Conditions
Chapter 5 Community Organizing/ Building and Health Promotion Programming
Chapter 6 The School Health Program: A Component of Community and Public Health
Unit II The Nation's Health
Chapter 7 Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
Chapter 8 Adolescents, Young Adults, and Adults
Chapter 9 Older Adults
Chapter 10 Community and Public Health and Racial/Ethnic Populations
Chapter 11 Community Mental Health
Chapter 12 Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs: A Community Concern
Chapter 13 Health Care Delivery in the Unit ed States
Unit III Environmental Health and Safety
Chapter 14 Community and Public Health and the Environment
Chapter 15 Injuries as a Community and Public Health Problem
Chapter 16 Safety and Health in the Workplace

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