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Public Health: What It Is and How It Works. Text with Access Code

Birkhead, Guthrie S. MD, MPH
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Edition: 7th
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishing
ISBN: 1-284-18120-0 (1284181200)
ISBN-13: 978-1-284-18120-3 (9781284181203)
Old Edition: 1-284-06941-9
Binding: Book with Ancillary Softcover + Internet Access Code
Copyright: 2022
Publish Date: 11/20
Weight: 1.35 Lbs.
Pages: 439
Subject Class: PUB (Public Health)
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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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, Turnock's 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. Divided into two parts, Part I of the text focuses on the key elements of public health practice in 21st century America, while Part II offers case studies designed to emphasize what public health is and how it works in everyday practice. Collectively, this text gives students an understanding of the key concepts underlying public health as a system and social enterprise while enabling them to practice their knowledge with real-life public health problems, programs, and initiatives. The Seventh Edition introduces the concept of ...Public Health 3.0..., with its new set of recommendations for updated public health practice in the 21st century and forms a unifying thread through the first six chapters of the book. A new 40-page appendix - in both the text and the eBook -addresses pandemic preparedness and the response to COVID-19.

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