Evidence-Based Public Health

Publication Year: 2017

Edition: 3rd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Brownson, Ross C.; Baker, Elizabeth A.; Deshpande, Anjali D.; Gillespie, Kathleen N.

Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

ISBN: 978-0-19-062093-6

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This fully revised and updated edition of Evidence-Based Public Health offers an essential primer on how to choose, carry out, and evaluate evidence-based programs and policies in public health settings.

It addresses not only how to locate and utilize scientific evidence, but also how to implement and evaluate interventions in a way that generates new evidence. Practical topics covered in this light include:

  • conducting community assessment
  • developing an initial statement of issue (and quantifying it)
  • using scientific literature and systematic reviews
  • creating an action plan and implementing interventions
  • evaluating programs and policies

Features:

  • Synthesizes techniques and theory epidemiology, healthcare economics, and behavioral science in a format that is easy to comprehend and apply
  • Equips students and practitioners with the most reliable and up-to-date research methodologies and sources of evidence
  • Strikes an ideal balance of conceptual issues in program implementation and evaluation and practical, real-life examples
  • Details a proven multi-stage framework for evidence-based practice in public health
  • Essential reading for individuals at every career stage from undergraduate student to seasoned professional

New to this edition:

  • A fully revised and updated edition of the classic textbook
  • Includes new chapter on building capacity in evidence-based decision-making
  • Incorporates insights from the most up-to-date literature in public health economics, epidemiology, and public health
  • New case examples to illustrate the core principles of evidence-based decision-making

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Brownson, Ross C.; Baker, Elizabeth A.; Deshpande, Anjali D.; Gillespie, Kathleen N.
ISBN: 978-0-19-062093-6
Specialty:
Evidence-Based Medicine
Epidemiology
Language: English
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Pages: 368
Year: 2017

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