Home > Books > Introduction to Public Health
Introduction to Public Health
View PDF

Introduction to Public Health

Publication Year: 2014
Edition: 2nd
Authors/Editor: Goldsteen, Rayond L.; Goldsteen, Karen; Terry Dwelle
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-19666-8
  • Description
  • Details

This second edition is the only text to encompass the new legislation implemented by the Affordable Care Act, with its focus on prevention and its increase in funding for prevention research.

Updated and thoroughly revised, this foundational resource surveys all major topics related to the U.S. public health system, including organization on local and national levels, financing, workforce, goals, initiatives, accountability, and metrics. The text is unique in combining the perspectives of both academicians and public health officials, and examines new job opportunities and the growing interest in the public health field.

New to the second edition:
- Completely updated and revised
- Addresses changes brought about by Obamacare
- Discusses building healthy communities and the determinants of health
- Adds new chapter on public health leadership
- Covers new developments in treating Lyme disease, West Nile virus, and other illnesses
- Investigates intentional injuries such as suicide, homicide, and war

Key features:
- Provides information that is holistic, comprehensive, and accessible
- Covers all major topics of organization, financing, leadership, goals, initiatives, accountability, and metrics
- Relates current public health practice to the field's history and mission
- Analyzes successful and unsuccessful aspects of health care delivery

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Goldsteen, Rayond L.; Goldsteen, Karen; Terry Dwelle
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-19666-8
  • Specialty:
    Community Health & Disease Prevention
    Epidemiology
    Health Administration
    Health Policy
    Health Systems & Services
    Management
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Pages: 288
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2014

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Social Policy & Practice This bibliographic database, helps professionals, practitioners, researchers, and students to understand, plan, and evaluate existing and future social policy.
JOTM
Global Health Bibliographic abstracting and indexing database dedicated to public health--contains over 3 million scientific records from over 7,300 journals, reports, books and conferences.
JOTM
Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) Features current and timely research articles as well as richly illustrated peer-reviewed articles focused on clinical diagnosis and management.
JOTM
PAIN® Official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain—publishes original research on the nature, mechanisms and treatment of pain.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Instructional Course Lectures, Volume 68
Offers new techniques for solving the tough challenges you encounter in your practice every day with a focus on pediatric orthopaedics, upper extremity and orthopaedic oncology.

ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine
Provides health care providers with information to diagnose and treat their patients, and also to positively impact clinical service design and delivery, and global health care policy.