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Public Health: What It Is and How It Works

Turnock, Bernard J. MD, MPH
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Edition: 6th
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishing
ISBN: 1-284-06941-9 (1284069419)
ISBN-13: 978-1-284-06941-9 (9781284069419)
New Edition: 1-284-18120-0
Old Edition: 1-4496-0024-7
Binding: Book with Ancillary Softcover + Internet Access Code
Copyright: 2016
Publish Date: 09/15
Weight: 1.85 Lbs.
Pages: 453
Carton Quantity: 18
Subject Class: PUB (Public Health)
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A New Edition of this Title is Available
Return Policy: Returns accepted up to 10 months provided no other recalls or return restrictions apply. This product contains software or Internet access code(s). Returns are not accepted if seal is broken or if access code revealed.
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Class Specifications
Discipline: Public Health
Subject Definition: Public Health Administration-US; Public Hlth Practice-US
NLM Class: WA 540
LC Class: RA445
Abstract: Using a straightforward systems approach, Public Health: What It Is and How It Works explores the inner workings of the complex, modern U.S. public health system.what it is, what it does, how it works, and why it is important. The book covers the origins and development of the modern public health system; the relationship of public health to the overall health system; how the system is organized at the federal, state, and local levels; its core functions and how well these are currently being addressed; evidence-based practice and an approach to program planning and evaluation for public health interventions; public health activities such as epidemiological investigation, biomedical research, environmental assessment, policy development, and more. The Sixth Edition is a thorough update that covers new topics including: the Affordable Care Act, strategic planning, accreditation of public health organizations and credentialing of public health workers.

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