Public Health 101

Public Health 101

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Public Health 101 provides a big-picture, population perspective on the determinants of health and disease and the tools available to protect and promote health. It examines the full range of options for intervention including use of the health care system, the public health system, and society-wide interventions such as laws and taxation.Students will learn how public health affects them in their everyday lives. Using case studies, vignettes, and extensive examples, they will learn and apply frameworks for thinking about the issues of public health. They will gain a deeper understanding about the health news they hear, the web sites they visit, and the research they read.Did he want to come into the dialysis center for half a day twice a week where they take care of everything or did he want ... Don asked questions of his doctors, learned as much as he could about dialysis on the Internet, and outlined the pros and cons of home dialysis. ... What type of decision-making process was going on during the early stages of Dona#39;s diabetes? ... His nutrition was always marginal and he developed several severe cases of diarrhea before he was one year of age.

Title:Public Health 101
Author:Richard K. Riegelman
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2009-07


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