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Case Studies in Public Health - by M.D. Theodore H. Tulchinsky & M. Joan Bickford (Paperback)

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Case Studies in Public Health contains selected case studies of some of the most important and influential moments in medicine and epidemiology. The cases chosen for this collection represent a wide array of public health issues that go into the makeup of what can be termed the New Public Health (NPH), which includes traditional public health, such as sanitation, hygiene and infectious disease control, but widens its perspective to include the organization, financing and quality of health care services in a much broader sense. Each case study is presented in a systematic fashion to facilitate learning, with the case, background, current relevance, economic issues, ethical issues, conclusions, recommendation and references discussed for each case.

The book is a valuable resource for advanced students and researchers with specialized knowledge who need further information on the general background and history of public health and important scientific discoveries within the field. It is an ideal resource for students in public health, epidemiology, medicine, anthropology, and sociology, and for those interested in how to apply lessons from the past to present and future research.

  • Explores the history of public health through important scientific events and flashpoints
  • Presents case studies in a clear, direct style that is easy to follow
  • Uses a systematic approach to help learn lessons from the past and apply them to the present
Number of Pages: 577
Genre: Medical
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Author: M.D. Theodore H. Tulchinsky & M. Joan Bickford
Language: English
Street Date: March 14, 2018
TCIN: 53522648
UPC: 9780128045718
Item Number (DPCI): 248-76-8507

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