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Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control
This new edition provides an overview of current knowledge and best practices in the prevention and control of major chronic diseases and their risk factors. Chapter authors highlight many public health successes in which evidence-based interventions have resulted in improved health and the reduction or elimination of disparities. This book tackles some of the most important and vexing public health problems of our time, including how to cope with the rising tide of chronic illness.
Landesman's Public Health Management of Disasters: The Practice Guide, Fourth Edition
This new edition continues to serve as the only comprehensive work that provides a thorough foundation regarding Public Health's permanent role and responsibility in relation to the structure, organization and function of health management in emergency management and disaster prevention, preparedness, response, recovery and reconstruction.
Public Health Preparedness: Case Studies in Policy and Management
This new collection provides detailed accounts of a range of public health emergencies. Topics range from natural disasters, to infectious diseases, to pandemics, and more. With chapters on Superstorm Sandy, H1N1, the Ebola virus, and bioterrorism, these cases cover major areas in public health preparedness. This book is suited for public health professionals, specialists in related fields, students, and concerned citizens. These case studies strongly portray the challenges that public
health faces in our times.
Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 20th Edition
...the book is extremely valuable for anyone working in the field...Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2009:49
Doody's Essential Title
Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 20th Edition, is the must-have resource for anyone in the field of public health. Every chapter has been reworked and new chapters have been added. The 20th Edition is a timely update to a milestone reference work, ensuring the Manual's relevance and usefulness to every public health professional around the world. Check out the new mobile and Web versions!
Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods, Fifth Edition, This Compendium is the primary authority for food safety testing and presents a comprehensive selection of proven testing methods with an emphasis on accuracy, relevance, and reliability. The Compendium is a must-have for all food laboratories, food manufacturers, public health laboratories, and anyone performing food safety testing.
Our Communities our Sexual Health: Awareness and Prevention for African Americans This groundbreaking book provides a comprehensive historical prospective of the disproportionate burden of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among African Americans.
Occupational Safety and Health Policy is the must-have classroom resource, designed as a user-friendly, comprehensive occupational safety and health policy reference. Focusing on the premises of occupational safety and health policy, as well the implementation of this policy. This book has useful information for occupational safety and health professionals and advocates regarding policy formulation and implementation.
Conducting Health Research with Native American Communities provides an overview of complex themes as well as a synopsis of essential concepts or techniques in working with Native American tribes and Alaska Native communities. The authors have a very solid and comprehensive understanding of work in this setting. With decades of expertise working as researchers in native communities, the authors have applied their knowledge by selecting key issues for discussion and examining the way in which these topics are applied to the American Indian and Alaska Native community in a forthright manner.