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Author Carr, Susan, 1959-
Title An introduction to public health and epidemiology / Susan Carr, Nigel Unwin and Tanja Pless-Mulloli.
Imprint Maidenhead ; New York : McGraw Hill Open University Press, 2007.
Edition Second edition.

Author Carr, Susan, 1959-
Subject Public health.
Public health nursing.
Public Health.
Alt Name Unwin, Nigel, 1958-
Pless-Mulloli, Tanja.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 176 pages) : illustrations, map
polychrome rdacc
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 160-168) and index.
Contents Front cover; Half title page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication page; Content page; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1: Lessons from the history of public health and epidemiology for the twenty-first century; Chapter 2: Sources and critical use of health information; Chapter 3: Measuring the frequency of health problems; Chapter 4: Measures of risk; Chapter 5: Epidemiological study designs; Chapter 6: Weighing up the evidence from epidemiological studies; Chapter 7: The determinants of health and disease; Chapter 8: Health promotion; Chapter 9: Health needs analysis.
Summary What are epidemiology and public health? What is the nature of public health evidence and knowledge? What strategies can be used to protect and improve health? This book provides a multi-professional introduction to the key concepts in public health and epidemiology. It is suitable for students of public health and healthcare professionals.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780335233854 (electronic bk.)
0335233856 (electronic bk.)
0335216250 (hbk.)
9780335216253 (hbk.)
0335216242 (pbk.)
9780335216246 (pbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 2795507
OCLC # 245297881
Additional Format Print version: Carr, Susan, 1959- Introduction to public health and epidemiology. 2nd ed. Maidenhead ; New York : McGraw Hill Open University Press, 2007 9780335216253 0335216250 (OCoLC)175282783

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