Book DetailAuthor/Editor(s): Charles Guest, Walter Ricciardi, Ichiro Kawachi, Iain Lang
Publication Date: March 22, 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Size: 1.84 MB
Book DescriptionFully revised and updated for the third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice remains the first resort for all those working in this broad field. Structured to assist with practical tasks, translating evidence into policy, and providing concise summaries and real-world issues from across the globe, this literally provides a world of experience at your fingertips.
Easy-to-use, concise and practical, it is structured into seven parts that focus on the vital areas of assessment, data and information, direct action, policy, health-care systems, personal effectiveness and organisational development. Reflecting recent advances, the most promising developments in practical public health are presented, as well as maintaining essential summaries of core disciplines. This handbook is designed to assist students and practitioners around the world, for improved management of disasters, epidemics, health behaviour, acute and chronic disease prevention, community and government action, environmental health, vulnerable populations, and more.
It should come as little surprise that most of this concise Oxford Handbook in Public Health Practice is directly relevant to occupational physicians. ... What is surprising is how accessible this book is due to its clever structure and good editing. ...all occupational physicians including trainees and those looking to conduct research, practising physicians who interpret workforce data and plan interventions and senior colleagues working at the strategic level will find something of relevance in this book.