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
- 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
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Brownson, Ross C.; Baker, Elizabeth A.; Deshpande, Anjali D.; Gillespie, Kathleen N.
Edition: 3rd Ed.