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Background and Reference

The following eBooks are useful for definitions or quick summaries.
   
Encyclopedia of Aging and Public Health

   
International Encyclopedia of Public Health

   Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice   Dictionary of Public Health 

Locate more dictionaries and encyclopedias on public health by selecting one of the links below:

      
     

    eBooks on Public Health

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    Healthcare Infrastructure (2011)
    The first systematic survey of Healthcare Infrastructure, this book describes the inevitable future of health systems.  It gives a concrete plan for improved quality at diminished cost, via merger of personal medicine and public health.  It discusses general aspects of infrastructure engineering and specific aspects of healthcare systems.  It discusses current and future technologies for health measurement and management.  This book outlines how the health of populations will be measured at the level of individuals, combining engineering and medicine to support viable health systems for the first time.

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    Introduction to Public Health and Epidemiology (2007)
    The second edition of this bestselling book provides a multi-professional introduction to the key concepts in public health and epidemiology. It presents a broad, interactive account of contemporary public health, placing an emphasis on developing public health skills and stimulating the reader to think through the issues for themselves.

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    Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health (4th ed - 2013)
    Written by renowned epidemiologists and public health experts, this text presents the information you need with a clinical focus, using real-life medical examples throughout. With review questions in each chapter to maximize knowledge retention and target key areas of review.

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    Public Health and Social Justice (2012)
    This compilation unifies ostensibly distant corners of our broad discipline under the common pursuit of health as an achievable, non-negotiable human right. It goes beyond analysis to impassioned suggestions for moving closer to the vision of health equity.

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    The World Health Organization Between North and South (2012)
    Nitsan Chorev shows how the WHO bureaucracy has succeeded not only in avoiding having its agenda co-opted by either coalition of member states but also in reaching a consensus that fit the bureaucracy's own principles and interests.

     

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