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Intro Study Guide To Public Health & Epidemology By Nigel Unwin

Intro Study Guide To Public Health & Epidemology

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Introduces the reader to some of the key concepts in public health and epidemiology in a way which stimulates them to think through many of the issues for themselves.

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Intro Study Guide To Public Health & Epidemology by Nigel Unwin

This book is primarily written for students of nursing and is relevant to all branches of Project 2000. The book covers some of the key issues in public health and epidemiology which are relevant to nursing. The chapters are written in a study guide format, and each poses a series of questions and exercises which the reader is encouraged to think about and work through. The aim is to introduce the reader to some of the key concepts in public health and epidemiology in a way which stimulates them to think through many of the issues for themselves. It is hoped that An Introductory Study Guide to Public Health and Epidemiology will prove a useful resource to nursing students, tutors, and to qualified nurses entering the areas of community and public health.

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"...a valuable resource for all nurses working in a community setting." - Journal of community Nursing

About Nigel Unwin


Nigel Unwin is Professor of Epidemiology in Advancing Research in Chronic Disease Epidemiology(archEpi), and lead of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Diabetes, in the Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle University, UK.

Table of Contents


Introduction
Critical use of routinely available health information
Measuring levels of disease
Measures of risk
Epidemiological study designs
Weighing up the evidence from epidemiological studies
The determinants of health and disease
The principles of health promotion
Health needs assessment
Principles of screening
The effectiveness of health care
an historical perspective
Assessing the effectiveness of health care today
Bibliography
Index.

Additional information

GOR001762596
Intro Study Guide To Public Health & Epidemology by Nigel Unwin
Nigel Unwin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Open University Press
1997-02-01
160
0335157858
9780335157853
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